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Old 05-06-2013, 11:22 AM   #76366
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http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f38_1367634726

82,000 miles condensed into 10 minutes. Very nice. I feel like such a schlub when I see things like this. "I rode Arizona....or Utah..." Whoopee.

Guys on here like Shu, Grifter, Jay, Adam, JP, SprintST....others I've forgotten....hats off to ya.
Great stuff!

I do think he spent a little too much time in his helmet The things you will do to entertain yourself in the middle of nowhere!
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:02 PM   #76367
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Going to look at buying a '94 dr650. has some vibration from counterbalance that was "remedied" anything else to look for besides frame breaks, neutral lights, etc?

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Old 05-06-2013, 01:13 PM   #76368
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Going to look at buying a '94 dr650. has some vibration from counterbalance that was "remedied" anything else to look for besides frame breaks, neutral lights, etc?

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Wrong topic. Look for the Pre 96 topic for the best responses. 96 and up don't have a chain driven counterbalancer. That's one of the reasons it's better.
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Old 05-06-2013, 01:24 PM   #76369
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so the '94 doesnt have chain balancer or '96 and above do not?

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Old 05-06-2013, 01:27 PM   #76370
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Well it would help if i read your post correctly. if possible a link to oldy moldy dr650 thread would be appreciated.

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Old 05-06-2013, 01:38 PM   #76371
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so the '94 doesnt have chain balancer or '96 and above do not?

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96 and up have a counterbalancer but it's not chain driven like the older ones. And I'd find the right topic but it's difficult on a phone.
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Old 05-06-2013, 04:15 PM   #76372
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http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21346477#post21346477

Shameful plug for new DR items. Son sold his DR....bought my Strom.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:58 PM   #76373
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Is your son going to keep the Strom at your place? If so, you will still be riding it, right? Or are you getting a new road bike?

Looks like July for San Diego for me.
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:18 PM   #76374
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Nope - it's at his place & he's commuting on it.

See my sig line. Chugga chugga............

If you're around on July 20.....party at casa de Trophy
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:39 PM   #76375
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Happy trails mounting hardware for the DR 650

Before I pop for the new stuff I thought I would give it a try here on the off chance someone has a set laying on the shelf. Operators are standing by.
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Old 05-06-2013, 09:57 PM   #76376
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Son sold his DR.....
He whut?????
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:59 AM   #76377
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countershaft seal

Anyone got a countershaft retainer seal for sale....? It needs to be shipped to Aust..
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Old 05-07-2013, 04:20 AM   #76378
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upgrade?

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I have an 8.3kg rear spring in the flea market if anyone's looking. It was too stiff for me so I replaced it with a 7.5kg.
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I know this is an old post but it got me thinking.

I have added panniers etc. with the intention of touring/camping, I feel my suspension is a bit saggy when fully loaded and was wanting to learn a bit about upgrading it.

My question to the vast think-tank: HOW do I work out what rating springs (front/rear) I need ... or what "specialist" should I contact?

I'm not too well off so if a cheap way of doing it is available, that'd be good as well.

Cheers guys.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:36 AM   #76379
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Anyone know if this tool is the right one for the DR650?

eBay ad here.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:44 AM   #76380
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Well it would help if i read your post correctly. if possible a link to oldy moldy dr650 thread would be appreciated.
Here it is: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=7150262
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