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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,998
Posted By Dirty Horse
In Ohio at least once you pass your written exam,...

In Ohio at least once you pass your written exam, you have a learners permit that is good for one year. No riding on highways (4 lanes) or after dark or with an passenger and a helmet is required for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Dirty Horse
This bike is easy to do the oil change on.

I would just change it my self. Knowledge is power. Basic maintenance will let you get familiar with the bike should something go wrong out ridin....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,991
Posted By Dirty Horse
What ever it is, its very unnerving. I pick up on...

What ever it is, its very unnerving. I pick up on things lots of others miss. But some times like this past summer. Had planned a trip in to WV just to do some riding. No planned routes just go and...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,822
Posted By Dirty Horse
Bought my yellow 03 in july 04 for 7300.00.

Bought my yellow 03 in july 04 for 7300.00.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,010
Posted By Dirty Horse
One easy drill.

Since most turns using your turn signal are at lower speeds or stops.(at least the times you forget about it) Just get in to the habit of hitting the switch when you shift to second or what ever the...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,126
Posted By Dirty Horse
7.5 maybe

I would have said a 9 but after my stator/rectifier just fried with no warning. I'm not very trusting now.:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,724
Posted By Dirty Horse
Ever starting to ride motorcycles!:rofl

Ever starting to ride motorcycles!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Dirty Horse
Learn where the controls are.

Being very familiar with the controls and there location will make finding the reserve setting on the fuel pit cock, a nonevent. And paying attention to how many miles you have went since last fill...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,821
Posted By Dirty Horse
OK let me see if i can describe this better.

So try this. Grip your other thumb with your right hand. Buy putting your right thumb in line with your left, then wrap the rest of your fingers around it. Sort of like if you was going to pinch it...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,342
Posted By Dirty Horse
Thumb These are neat and cheap.

These very small lights are cheap and very bright for their size. Why not buy several and stash a few on the bike ,car and pockets.
I don't know how water proof they are, but at this price who...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2008, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,770
Posted By Dirty Horse
Those big aluminum panier's are what scare me....

Those big aluminum panier's are what scare me. Too many broken legs for my taste. Better off with soft bags and big water proof duffel over the top.
Just my .02
Jeff
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,904
Posted By Dirty Horse
The rear tail section would look good.:1drink ...

The rear tail section would look good.:1drink
Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2008, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,821
Posted By Dirty Horse
Not entirely unheard of. In washboard or other...

Not entirely unheard of. In washboard or other terrain where throttle control is difficult. I hold the throttle like a door knob instead of a screwdriver, make things a lot easier to control. And...
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By Dirty Horse
And the answer is.

17 1/2 inches
your welcome
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,750
Posted By Dirty Horse
The strom does,nt have an charcol canister unless...

The strom does,nt have an charcol canister unless it'a ca model. But could be a blocked fuel tank vent hose. Easy to check just blow on the larger of the two hoses hanging down on the right side,one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dirty Horse
I'll never wear a boot with heels.

My first crash I had on a pair of boots that had an 1 and 1/2 inch heel. Said heel trapped my left foot on the foot peg long enough to get caught on the bank of the ditch, then the bike flipped...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2007, 05:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,949
Posted By Dirty Horse
Twice in the exact same place.

While ridding to the dealer to order some parts. An wasp struck me right in the chest and fell between my legs and the seat:eek1 , It just flies away no sting. One week later going to pick up said...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Dirty Horse
Nope

Probley not, just not too many intruder people here. Try over at http://www.intruderalert.com/ (http://www.intruderalert.com/)
Hope this helps
Jeff
P.S. nightwolf on here and vsri might be...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,996
Posted By Dirty Horse
Bluhduh Guy turned in too soon ran wide on exit. typical...

Guy turned in too soon ran wide on exit. typical mistake.:bluduh



D.H.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,408
Posted By Dirty Horse
Solvents and plastisers

All plastics age, some better than others. As plastics age they lose the solvent that made them plastic (fluid state) as in paint drying. Most all paints are plastics and paint never stops drying. It...
Forum: Face plant 05-14-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Dirty Horse
OOh Shiiiii** LOL:rofl

OOh Shiiiii** LOL:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 14,283
Posted By Dirty Horse
1. 7 years 2. most every day barring ice 3....

1. 7 years
2. most every day barring ice
3. yes
4. twice
5. may 2005 totaled dl1000, dog didn,t make it either. Handle bars sure can punch a nice hole in your leg thought. Southren Ohio
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,832
Posted By Dirty Horse
Your answer is in your first post.

It was probley just the wind. Your bike on the sidestand is much more stable side to side than an centerstand would be. Much larger foot print. Just take a cord, rope or bungie and secure the side...
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,845
Posted By Dirty Horse
+1:evil

+1:evil
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Dirty Horse
It's not that bad.

Breadman, Just loosen the other bar end screw. DO NOT THREAD IT ALL THE WAY OUT:eek1. Then wiggle push pull and work it out. Now that you have the other end out,take a long stiff peice of wire(...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By Dirty Horse
+1 and dosen't contain any alcohol to dry out the...

+1 and dosen't contain any alcohol to dry out the plastic parts like armour all,son of a gun.

Jeff
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,619
Posted By Dirty Horse
2 stroms

First 03 1k yellow purchased 08/04 just under 11000 miles dog took me out.
Heated grips
Cee baileys orginal
D607's
Second 05 1k black purchased 0705 just under 7000 mile and still going strong...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2006, 08:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,493
Posted By Dirty Horse
Talking The List

As I had a late start riding (33) I didn't have a-lot of riding time under my belt. My first bike was an drz400s. Great first bike but after 15k was just not large enough to haul my fat butt around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Dirty Horse
This one reason I have considerd a consealed...

This one reason I have considerd a consealed carry permit, But I know I might use it. So I better not.:eek1 I started riding about six years ago and the traffic around here has really gotten out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
Posted By Dirty Horse
Pissed Is it just me?

Monday eveing I went for a short ride. As I got with in 100 yards of a 4 way stop intersection. This idiot pulls over into my lane and plays chicken with me :eek1. I do not find this funny and said a...
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Dirty Horse
Very lucky for you.

Just be sure to tell your insurance company about it. Wouldn't be the first time someone tried to get a paycheck while being at fault themselves.

One rule of thumb I use is if the car/truck...
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,590
Posted By Dirty Horse
They are out to get you!

One saturday evening heading out on a camping trip,It was just outside of town when I meet a large blue Buick sedan on the two lane state road. As I got with in about 10 yards I could see the driver...
Forum: Face plant 04-21-2006, 05:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,934
Posted By Dirty Horse
:deal

:deal
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,708
Posted By Dirty Horse
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By Dirty Horse
Trials trainig center

I have been seriously thinking about these guys. Anyone know anything.
I would most likely take their dp class.

http://www.trialstrainingcenter.com/

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Dirty Horse
Sorry way 205

This is like 205x10:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dirty Horse
http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/proficient_motor.asp

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/proficient_motor.asp
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,441
Posted By Dirty Horse
Hey Greg you can check to see if the slide in the...

Hey Greg you can check to see if the slide in the carb is returning all the way all the time by just taking out the air filter and looking in thought the mesh covered inlet. You may have to take the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,441
Posted By Dirty Horse
Try this link. Great site for the drz's.:D join...

Try this link. Great site for the drz's.:D join up and search and ask burned.:lol3
http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=289239&highlight=hanging+idle
Jeff
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2005, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,031
Posted By Dirty Horse
And the tourniquet was a nice touch .:yikes

And the tourniquet was a nice touch .:yikes
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