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Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12,546
Views: 1,183,330
Posted By Bo Radley
Little bit of story...previous owner meticulously...

Little bit of story...previous owner meticulously maintained it. It's mostly stock except for the stuff you can see. The doohickey blew at 30k miles and Eagle Mike installed a new replacement...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12,546
Views: 1,183,330
Posted By Bo Radley
Proud new owner.... ...

Proud new owner....

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-L4BlVGBs2M8/UiPsLKu0RYI/AAAAAAAABhw/Qppiw-j12yY/w935-h701-no/IMG_20130901_175115.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,194
Views: 130,081
Posted By Bo Radley
2005 with 18,900 miles. 2012. Felt...

2005 with 18,900 miles. 2012.

Felt something was wrong...took it around the block once more and bam. Locked up at pretty low speed.

Haven't gotten the cases split yet, but I am pretty sure...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,708
Views: 637,683
Posted By Bo Radley
I guess they...

I guess they (http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/mcd/3884550458.html) have landed in SoCal.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Great shot.

Great shot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,516
Posted By Bo Radley
This is where vibing is necessary. Kinda like...

This is where vibing is necessary. Kinda like hockey and fighting...have to keep everyone honest. Dude ditching his board is just being lazy and not duck/turtle diving like he should. You're lucky...
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 578,687
Posted By Bo Radley
Yeah I don't get it...I like the wind. My DR...

Yeah I don't get it...I like the wind. My DR came with a wind sheild and I couldn't believe how much better it was once I took it off. The wind hit my chest, but it was smooooth wind. So much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 578,687
Posted By Bo Radley
I am not in any place to buy one of these, but I...

I am not in any place to buy one of these, but I really can't wait to see one in person. I went to the local dealer (Mission Motorsports in Irvine, CA) and the sales guy said he expects them anytime...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I got my stock '05 with 9k miles for $2700.

I got my stock '05 with 9k miles for $2700.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
I think I would cut them.

I think I would cut them.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
Thanks for my new wallpaper. Great photo!

Thanks for my new wallpaper. Great photo!
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
Love it.:clap So why the 7k miles?

Love it.:clap

So why the 7k miles?
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
Bummer we can't get these in California. I had...

Bummer we can't get these in California. I had no idea...once I saw one on cycletrader, I thought we were good. Now I feel that I shouldn't torture myself on this thread anymore.

So what's...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
I don't know why people think they can't get...

I don't know why people think they can't get these in CA.
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/WaveHunter/DR650SE/CaptureTU250x.jpg


Sorry to interupt....carry on...I lurk here more than the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Yep. I didn't get it to save on gas. I would...

Yep. I didn't get it to save on gas. I would have gotten a 250 if that was the goal. I'm with you...I have a new love for them and that's why I am here and riding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I know you wouldn't, Brett. You pull apart brand...

I know you wouldn't, Brett. You pull apart brand new bikes just for fun. (I lurk on the TU thread. :D ) I promise to someday pull the carb...clean it...learn it...shim something or other, but that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Haha...I wish that was for 6 months...I have the...

Haha...I wish that was for 6 months...I have the panes frozen and scrolled down the lastest info. That savings is actually since day one...2.5 years ago. :D And I need to format the cells to 2...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
42 mpg...I don't feel so bad. I get about that,...

42 mpg...I don't feel so bad. I get about that, too...but I am all stock 'cept for the the snorkel removed. I have been religiously tracking my mileage since I got the bike 2.5 years ago. I am sure I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9,857
Views: 739,282
Posted By Bo Radley
Did Maple Springs up to 4 Corners today for my...

Did Maple Springs up to 4 Corners today for my first time. It was so fun. Thanks to Corey for being patient with the noob.
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/WaveHunter/DR650SE/4CornersView02.jpg
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,935
Posted By Bo Radley
Crap...I knew I should have bought 3 tickets. :)...

Crap...I knew I should have bought 3 tickets. :)

Congrats!!
Forum: Vendors 08-08-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 12,935
Posted By Bo Radley
That rack is mine. :)

That rack is mine. :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I like the Maine plates: "Ride Safe" (oh...and...

I like the Maine plates: "Ride Safe" (oh...and LOVE the white....looks great.)
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I have an '05 and this happens to me, too. I...

I have an '05 and this happens to me, too. I think its vapor lock. It only happens to me on my way home...after she sat in the sun for a while, and with 1/2 tank or less of gas. I have not found...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
To clarify...don't have to remove the rubber...

To clarify...don't have to remove the rubber mounts, just make the holes bigger to fit the bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
1st: Sorry for starting the MPG discussion, but...

1st: Sorry for starting the MPG discussion, but at least I didn't ask about oil. :clap

I pulled the snorkel yesterday afternoon and took about an hour joyride down the coast. Wow. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Much thanks. I would rather not "open her up"...

Much thanks. I would rather not "open her up" just over a few mpg's. The air filter is definitely the place to start.



Nope..never cold here in Kali...'specially here in SoKali. The only...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Thanks...this helps...a little. :) Been...

Thanks...this helps...a little. :)

Been wanting the remove the snorkel...I think I will start there and see what happens. Then maybe mess with the fuel screw...?
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Are you kidding me? How do folks get this kind...

Are you kidding me? How do folks get this kind of mileage? I am on an '05 stock everything and average 46 mpg. Yesterday I stalled at a light (after filtering to the front...wasn't fun) with 106...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8,592
Views: 1,355,758
Posted By Bo Radley
That's too complicated. There is a little...

That's too complicated.

There is a little button at the top of the reply window that is yellow with mountains: See it??
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y32/WaveHunter/Picture1.png

If you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,857
Views: 739,282
Posted By Bo Radley
I was there, too. All of a sudden I REALLY want...

I was there, too. All of a sudden I REALLY want a Scrambler. That thing was AWESOME. 10x better then the Bonnie T100.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Oil Change

1st oil change since my 15K service done at the dealer. 16,102 miles and my first change with the magnetic drain plug. Does this look like a normal amount of metal shavings for my mileage? This is...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20,782
Views: 5,914,857
Posted By Bo Radley
Demo ride today...

Just did a demo ride today. Scrambler and Bonnie T100. My 1st and only bike is my DR650...

I loved the Scrambler!! Great...now I have to read 800 some pages (should be easy in comparison to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I ordered mirror extensions and had a shipping...

I ordered mirror extensions and had a shipping confirm in 35 minutes!! More happy customers! Thanks Jeff!
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
oil

Mechanically handicapped, and new to bikes...FWIW:
I have used Mobile 1, Honda brand, and now Rotella T...but I change oil and filter every 1000 - 1200 miles. Anal? Maybe. I think frequency is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
I am a rather new rider with 1 year under my belt...

I am a rather new rider with 1 year under my belt ('bout 5K miles) and I did the riding portion of the test in my safety (BRC??) class. It was stress free and EASY to pass after only my first 2 days...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html ...

http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html

scroll down a little...all kinds of fun stuff.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,857
Views: 739,282
Posted By Bo Radley
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<embed src="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=14054518&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=1&color=&fullscreen=1&autoplay=0&loop=0"...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 95,432
Views: 17,938,722
Posted By Bo Radley
Got mine installed. Thanks again for the link. ...

Got mine installed. Thanks again for the link. Also, the little tidbit about removing the plastic grommet saved me a trip to the hardware store.
It's really nice to actually see who and what is...
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