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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:48 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
+1 TravelGuy ...

+1

TravelGuy

[QUOTE=FatherX;26267379]Safety aside, sounds like adding one more point of failure :jjen
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 05:36 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
Doesn't mean it incorrect or unwise either. ...

Doesn't mean it incorrect or unwise either.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
I've run several chains for many miles with two...

I've run several chains for many miles with two master links installed, both being clip type, no problems.

TravelGuy
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 79,871
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Yes that is Frank at Hotel California in Revis. ...

Yes that is Frank at Hotel California in Revis. He is a great guy to visit with while traveling.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
A charge for the purchase shows up on my VISA but...

A charge for the purchase shows up on my VISA but hours after asking to cancel my order and requesting a refund there has not been a refund to my Credit Card. A very screwed up operation.

...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 05:46 PM
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Views: 79,871
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Donnie thanks for stopping in to check on Frank...

Donnie thanks for stopping in to check on Frank for me. His motel , Hotel California,is very moto friendly if any of you ADV riders need a place to stay. It's just about a half hours ride to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
Thanks for posting. Just ordered two. ...

Thanks for posting. Just ordered two.

TravelGuy
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,821,928
Posted By TRAVELGUY
I run my Tyvek through the washing machine with a...

I run my Tyvek through the washing machine with a pair or two of jeans. That softens it up and stops the noise it makes under your tent. Have used this for years and very happy with the results.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:29 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
Would you not need to move the forks up 1 5/8" to...

Would you not need to move the forks up 1 5/8" to equal the stock lowered position?

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
+1

+1
Forum: Americas 01-27-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
When I mailed in my passport to get pages added...

When I mailed in my passport to get pages added it only took a week for it to be returned to me. Mine like yours had been abused. My current one is so screwed that the magnetic strip no longer...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Donnie I don't have all the answer for you but I...

Donnie I don't have all the answer for you but I had to have pages added to my passport a few years ago. Go to a major post office in a city in USA. They will probably have the form for you to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 07:41 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
Jeff you missed one here. The shock...

Jeff you missed one here.

The shock does not have to be removed. Loosen the spring preload. Raise the spring up and turn the spacer over to the lower position. Change to bottom mounting...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-20-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Thanks!!!! These three easy steps worked,...

Thanks!!!!

These three easy steps worked, easily. When you check on the correct file, SCORE sends four different ones, it jumps into MapSource. I have it saved on a file in MapSource so that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-20-2015, 05:11 PM
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Views: 722
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Guys thanks for your input but I have the SCORE...

Guys thanks for your input but I have the SCORE GPX file saved in my computer in a file but can not find a way to load it into MapSource so that I can download it into my ZUMO 660. I do not use...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-20-2015, 12:40 PM
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Views: 722
Posted By TRAVELGUY
GPX file download to ZUMO 660

I searched for days in this thread for information on downloading a GPX file from SCORE, for a up coming race, to my ZUMO 660 and cannot find information on doing that.

Will the ZUMO 660...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 10:14 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
=1

=1
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 10:12 PM
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Views: 839,657
Posted By TRAVELGUY
In the USA your only allowed to be a fan of the...

In the USA your only allowed to be a fan of the NFL, don't you know. When I was living in Central America I could watch three plus hours of Dakar everyday.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
No big deal. Put a shop rag in the primary...

No big deal. Put a shop rag in the primary gears to stop the basket from turning. Bend the tab flat that holds the clutch basket nut. Put your socket on the clutch nut and use the shortest...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Donnie not sure what official rule is but in...

Donnie not sure what official rule is but in January of 07 crossing from Mex into Quat we had to argue for 30 minutes to keep from canceling our Mex paperwork but a manager finally let us into Quat. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
I did weigh my stock exhaust and then my 040x and...

I did weigh my stock exhaust and then my 040x and ne mid pipe a few years ago. Don't remember exactly but the total difference was close to 6lbs. 6 oz. or something close to that.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 598,167
Posted By TRAVELGUY
FartyMarty I finished up that bike and did...

FartyMarty I finished up that bike and did something stupid, sold it but have built another. The TPI windshield mount worked okay but left some things to be improved on so for this bike I used my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 12:53 PM
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Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
I had a shock on my previous DR650 that had the...

I had a shock on my previous DR650 that had the Procycle Racetech shaft replacement kit installed. Have to say it was one of the best rear shocks of the many I have owned. I like having rebound...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 07:13 PM
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Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Do you mean put a towel/rag in the primary gears?...

Do you mean put a towel/rag in the primary gears? That's what I do. Then I use my electric impact wrench.

TravelGuy
Forum: Americas 12-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Algodones Border Crossing

Viewing Google Earth there seems to be a border crossing at Andrade, Ca. into Pedregal, Mx. Sky view looks like there is a large parking facility on the Ca. side of the crossing, has anyone used...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Removal of the air box is not necessary to remove...

Removal of the air box is not necessary to remove the rear shock. Removing the shock linkage at the bottom will allow the shock to be removed to the bottom. Have done this several times. Much...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Thanks for posting this. I will be staying about...

Thanks for posting this. I will be staying about two weeks in Ensenada next June and was going to look for something less expensive than the $70 a night I've been paying.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
This sounds like the day I bought gas a ...

This sounds like the day I bought gas a different station than normal. Fought the problem for a hour then removed the fuel tank and turned it upside down to totally empty it. Then float bowl...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
That is one fantastic looking skid plate...I hope...

That is one fantastic looking skid plate...I hope you have them in production and I can afford one before my June Baja trip. Please keep us posted.

TravelGuy

interested and able to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 01:25 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
I did basically the same thing for my track bike,...

I did basically the same thing for my track bike, motoX bike and TT bike. .

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
Derek does have the non USA adjustable needles...

Derek does have the non USA adjustable needles which I use with great success in my DR540's.

Not recommending it doesn't mean he doesn't have it. You may want to ask directly if he has the KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 03:35 PM
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Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Contact Derek at MOTOLAB. Can find him in the...

Contact Derek at MOTOLAB. Can find him in the venders thread.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 105,306
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
+1 I also have used plain Rotella 15-40...

+1

I also have used plain Rotella 15-40 in all my bikes for years. Two of those bike exceeded 60,000 miles with no engine/transmission/or clutch problems with only changing oil and filter...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Totally impressive! Thanks for posting. ...

Totally impressive!
Thanks for posting.

TravelGuy
Forum: Americas 11-30-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27,560
Views: 2,338,237
Posted By TRAVELGUY
That sounds like a quote from my mouth when being...

That sounds like a quote from my mouth when being asked the same question after my Mexico/Central American travels. Only change the wording if I go through Memphis to Memphis. Always seems more...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 07:51 PM
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Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Generally speaking you are. TravelGuy

Generally speaking you are.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By TRAVELGUY
You and I have definitely ridden in different...

You and I have definitely ridden in different parts of Appalachia. I have ridden many miles of what the video showed in Appalachia only with mud added in.

TravelGuy
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 105,306
Views: 20,902,363
Posted By TRAVELGUY
I've used the Intiminators up front with the...

I've used the Intiminators up front with the RaceTech replacement shaft valving in the rear. Excellent suspension.

TravelGuy
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 47,164
Posted By TRAVELGUY
Elapsed time

Does anyone have the finishing (elapsed times) for the winning moto team Brabec verse the winner truck? Just always like to compare the two.

TravelGuy
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 47,164
Posted By TRAVELGUY
I also would like to know about Alexander Smith...

I also would like to know about Alexander Smith 701x.

TravelGuy
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