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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
That's the way! Start them early!:clap

That's the way! Start them early!:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-09-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
I think I'll work on teaching her to walk first....

I think I'll work on teaching her to walk first. :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-06-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
The wife wants her to have something like...

The wife wants her to have something like this.:lol3

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd142/Oddman1980/PW115A_zpsb9332def.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-04-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
Her first fireworks show. Don't dogpile me,...

Her first fireworks show.

Don't dogpile me, she didn't ride there on the DR. :lol3

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd142/Oddman1980/20140704_215958_zpsc65616ae.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8,465
Views: 1,708,981
Posted By Tinker1980
Don't know about bikes, but flooding is just one...

Don't know about bikes, but flooding is just one of the magical tricks the Isuzu 4ZE1's EFI will do to you. And there is always some helpful FF who tells you "Carbs do that, just floor it and it will...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
*sigh* As I listen to the turbines in the laser...

*sigh* As I listen to the turbines in the laser howl up to speed, I find myself at work again. Perhaps next week. Someone drink one for me, ok?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
I just might have to fix the brakes on my husky...

I just might have to fix the brakes on my husky for the next one.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
Meh. The highway pegs were silly anyhow. ...

Meh. The highway pegs were silly anyhow.

Somewhere during the bike dropping tree bangfest yesterday my headlight stopped workong. Im sure its just a lose wire somewhere between the bike and the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
Ghu, dont post my score

Ghu, dont post my score
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Made it home without further incident. Glad I...

Made it home without further incident. Glad I got to meet some of you guys, put faces to the names.

Now, if you will excuse me, I need to lay on the couch like a decaying corpse for the next...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-22-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
About to mount up and head that way. Lets see how...

About to mount up and head that way. Lets see how far I get.:rofl

I'm the guy in the pressure suit, metal gloves, day-glo helmet, with a dirty white DR650.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-21-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
Be glad to join you gentlemen, but I've got a...

Be glad to join you gentlemen, but I've got a small reason to stay here and leave early in the morning... I don't get to see the daughter much during the week.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-21-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
So, what time does this thing start tomorrow?...

So, what time does this thing start tomorrow? Everything I found says 7 am.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Well I have my new chain and sprockets installed,...

Well I have my new chain and sprockets installed, new tire holding air, full tank of gas and a late night test ride. All seems well, except for whatever was happening to me that caused me to put the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
Awesome. Thank you.

Awesome. Thank you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
I am a bit south of Bixby. Tulsa is not far at...

I am a bit south of Bixby. Tulsa is not far at all.

Pm sent.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
I went from a shinko 705 to a shinko 244. That...

I went from a shinko 705 to a shinko 244. That sucker grips pretty good. And I went out before work and checked it... and its flat. Holed the tube. Fuck. Do I buy proper tire spoons or pay a shop to...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By Tinker1980
I'll just be riding, and hoping if I do something...

I'll just be riding, and hoping if I do something really stupid/funny, I won't be the only person to see it. I'd hate for anyone to miss out. :rofl

My countershaft sprocket will be here today......
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
I have been drawing stuff in Librecad. I email it...

I have been drawing stuff in Librecad. I email it to a guy at work who posts it to the machine in G code.

As for the teeth on the sprocket, they are a bit flat at the very top, but they are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Pointed how? This picture was taken before I...

Pointed how? This picture was taken before I beveled the sides of the teeth. Its hard to see in this image but the teeth are tapered at the top to fit nicely between the rollers. I will try to get a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,172
Posted By Tinker1980
So, as I was destroying my countersink bit trying...

So, as I was destroying my countersink bit trying to countersink the stainless sprocket I made, I discovered something that I think is contributing to my bad fuel mileage.

I happened to turn...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-18-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Dammit, WHO LEFT TINKER ALONE WITH THE LASER??

Ugh, you turn your back for five minutes...:lol3


http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd142/Oddman1980/20140618_205441_zps6b8192ea.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 95,610
Views: 17,976,970
Posted By Tinker1980
The shinko 700's are great. Fairly quiet on the...

The shinko 700's are great. Fairly quiet on the street, will get you out of the mud (usually... ) and inexpensive. Id recommend them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By Tinker1980
I have a 2009 DR650. This bike is made by Suzuki...

I have a 2009 DR650. This bike is made by Suzuki and is just about as hard to tear up as an anvil. And the only "computer" that has ever been on it was when I hauled my wife's laptop home from the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Doesn't look like too much mud - I can still tell...

Doesn't look like too much mud - I can still tell the bike is orange.:evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
And lookie there. I'm all signed up. Now lets...

And lookie there. I'm all signed up. Now lets home my new chain and tire gets here next week! Or I'm going to be dropping my bike quite a bit :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Gotcha. I looked at it and didn't get that far. ...

Gotcha. I looked at it and didn't get that far.

:norton
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Newner - how do I sign up for the Black Jack...

Newner - how do I sign up for the Black Jack Enduro? Clicking on the "Golden Eagle Online Pre-Entry" link takes me to a screen with a "Rider Search", but nothing at all about signing up for the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 95,610
Views: 17,976,970
Posted By Tinker1980
Ordered a Tire, countershaft sproket, and chain...

Ordered a Tire, countershaft sproket, and chain today. Going to make my own rear sprocket, going with a 15 tooth and 44 tooth.

Can't wait until next weekend :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 58,553
Posted By Tinker1980
Wheni had my KLR I wished for the same bike, only...

Wheni had my KLR I wished for the same bike, only without the stupid dohickey, less weight, valves you could adjust without shims, air cooled, and without all that horrible brittle plastic garbage...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,172
Posted By Tinker1980
35 front 35 rear. I was incorrect about the...

35 front 35 rear.

I was incorrect about the air box - the side cover is present, the top is cut out. I think the problem may have been my air filter - I took it out today after riding home from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,832
Posted By Tinker1980
I'm with Trophy Mike - sure, I can and do ride in...

I'm with Trophy Mike - sure, I can and do ride in the rain, and I know how my bike handles it... but the guy on the bike just in front and to the left of me (OR wherever in the group) may not have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Tinker1980
A DR650 has the ability to be lowered without...

A DR650 has the ability to be lowered without buying any parts.

Instead of trying to convert a EX250, perhaps you'd be interested in something like a TW200? Low seat height, goes anywhere you...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Well... some of us long legged people who ended...

Well... some of us long legged people who ended up with 4'10" women understand.

Of course, she didn't like to ride. Found a taller woman to marry who did like bikes.:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
That's how it begins... The wife is if...

That's how it begins...

The wife is if anything more excited than I am about the enduro. lets see how she feels once I faceplant myself.

Nothing left to do now, except replace that bald...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Nice. Not trying to get a trophy, I'll feel like...

Nice. Not trying to get a trophy, I'll feel like a winner if I can get out of it without tearing up the bike.

What row number are we trying to enter? Or shall I just request that I be put with...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-07-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,467
Views: 204,266
Posted By Tinker1980
Newner, that looks like something I shouldn't...

Newner, that looks like something I shouldn't even consider.

Now then, since I've already made up my mind I want to do it, I have stupid questions. On the registry form, it asks for a BJEC number,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 95,610
Views: 17,976,970
Posted By Tinker1980
Thanks for the replies. I've got some...

Thanks for the replies. I've got some Form-A-Gasket right here. Staring at me. Waiting. Some locktite and looks like I'm ready to go.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 95,610
Views: 17,976,970
Posted By Tinker1980
So I'm riding home in the rain this morning, and...

So I'm riding home in the rain this morning, and I notice my neutral light is on, reeealy dim - as i am riding in 5th gear. I'm guessing I'd better stop putting off those NSU screws. :eek1
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,172
Posted By Tinker1980
Shinko 705's, for now. Aired up properly as well.

Shinko 705's, for now. Aired up properly as well.
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