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Forum: Canada 06-01-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 98,879
Posted By Crude
Hope its not too late. I keep forgetting to...

Hope its not too late.

I keep forgetting to add my name to the list, have been on the fence all winter. I got my 19" front wheel mounted on my Versys, and looking forward to riding some of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,235
Posted By Crude
anti seze on spoke niples?

Woody.

Whats your opinion on anti size and torque wrenches on spoke nipples. I usualy tighten up all my new wheels with a torque wrench and then take one nipple off at a time and put anti seze on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,844
Views: 1,213,590
Posted By Crude
Nothing too exciting but here is mine. ...

Nothing too exciting but here is mine.

http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q185/crude_bucket/P1210260.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-23-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Crude
I have done it and never had a problem, maby I...

I have done it and never had a problem, maby I dont ride hard enough to be a problem, but none of my bikes have chicken strips.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15,364
Views: 1,237,102
Posted By Crude
Dave's still laid up

I am up for a ride tomorrow, dirt or D/S on my 690.

We moved up the street to the Travel lodge next to the Harly Dealership, stoped in there to check about renting some street bikes in case Dave...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15,364
Views: 1,237,102
Posted By Crude
We are going to try riding today, my riding buddy...

We are going to try riding today, my riding buddy is still hurting so not sure if he is going to make it. Might have to stay on the easy stuff.

I think Cathy wanted to ride, she has a couple of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,114
Posted By Crude
Thanks for the great rides

Thanks guys and gals for the great riding, and letting a couple of crazy Canucks tagg along.

Great bunch, to ride with, had a lot of fun.

I have been posting a ride report for our trip at our...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,114
Posted By Crude
Alberta Boys made it to Tucson

We made it to town today, and looking forward to meeting up with you Guys+Gals Sat. There wasent any room at the extended stay on Grant but we found a place at the Red-Roof inn on the south side of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,114
Posted By Crude
A couple of Snowbirds from Alberta will be down...

A couple of Snowbirds from Alberta will be down for some dirt riding starting on the 14th in the area, after spending the week with the wives in LasVegas we will put them on the plane back home and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,114
Posted By Crude
Will be there for sure

Thanks Hoosier

Sound just like at home, Lots of fun, looking forward to it.

I just don't like the fine sugar sand, rode a little bit of it at Moab a couple of years ago, and couldent get the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,114
Posted By Crude
Canuks in the Desert

We are down for the month of Jan. and will be down for sure. Can this ride be done with a good pair of riders on a KTM530 and a KTM690 that have never riden much desert but ride a lot in the...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,087
Posted By Crude
Are these tires actualy available now anywhere? I...

Are these tires actualy available now anywhere? I need a 150-70-17 for my versys this winter.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 592,929
Posted By Crude
Got the G/L Coyote but need more room, for a long...

Got the G/L Coyote but need more room, for a long trip.

I was wondering if anyone uses a G/L Great Basin on there 690?

If so pics? is it too big mounted on a 690?
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
There should be enough room just by looking at it...

There should be enough room just by looking at it for a 19" but a 21'" I think would be too big. I also have extra room because I have droped the forks in the tripple trees as far as I can, so that...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
I am pretty sure that he only has the tube type...

I am pretty sure that he only has the tube type rims, but I have heard of guys using silicone to seal the nipples to make there rims tubeless.

I don't see any problem with running tubes because...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
I talked to Bob a week ago and he still hadent...

I talked to Bob a week ago and he still hadent recived the wheels yet but said that they should be showing up soon. I think I will wait untill January and get a hold of him again. Hope he gets them...
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
Las Vegas Conection

I have a guy interested in Las Vegas going to run his wheels two hours north to Rad Mfg. to get his wheels measured. So we will know in a little while if they can be made and for how much. I aslo...
Forum: Beasts 11-06-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
That measurement was from inside to inside you...

That measurement was from inside to inside you would have to add 52mm to get the center to center measurement. I think that you would have about 20mm in front of my 150/70-17 tire at about halfway on...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
Mousitsas. I think it would be hard to mount a...

Mousitsas.
I think it would be hard to mount a 18" wheel on the rear because there isent a lot of extra room between the rear tire and the swingarm to mount such a big tire. If you got just the...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
Clearance

I have dropped my front forks in the triple trees 10mm and raised my front fender 38mm which is the max you can raise the front fender and still have enough clearance between the fender and the...
Forum: Beasts 11-03-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,687
Posted By Crude
Group Buy on Versys spoked 19" wheels

In my quest for a 19" front wheel for my Versys I thought about calling a Dirtbike wheel company that I have bought wheels for my dirtbikes in the past. Bob from Rad Manufacturing in Utah said that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By Crude
I filled my bars on my DRZ with lead shot and...

I filled my bars on my DRZ with lead shot and that took the buzz away. and stoped my hands from going numb on the highway.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2007, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Crude
I thought of doing something like that for...

I thought of doing something like that for hauling my DRZ so I can get back home after droping my truck off at the shop but want to be able to load and unlad the bike by myself without any equipment....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Crude
That sounds great kind of wish I had gone that...

That sounds great kind of wish I had gone that route instead of getting the 19" front, miss the handling of the 17" front. with the new 19" front I sometimes get a high speed wabble if I run too...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Crude
I was thinking of doing that but wasent sure if...

I was thinking of doing that but wasent sure if it was a good idea, you must of put a rear tire on the front rim? Did you mount the direction of travel backwards, I called a few tire reps and most...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By Crude
Rim Lock for 4.5" rim

I got a DR-Z400SM and got a new 19'" front wheel and mounted some contental TCK 80s . I used the stock 17" rim on the rear, and thought I could get away without a rimlock but keep thinking I should...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Crude
I put this cheap little shield on my DR-Z mounted...

I put this cheap little shield on my DR-Z mounted forward and is out of the way and keeps the wind off my chest.http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q185/crude_bucket/P5090070704x528.jpg
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