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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks gmk999. This is going to be a fun...

Thanks gmk999. This is going to be a fun project. My last DS was a Suzuki DR650.

I was originally told by the seller that it was a 96, it is actually a 98.

I've long wanted a F650 or a GS or...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Beachboy
BMW F650 Funduro find?

I haven't had a bike for about 2 years. I changed that today.
I bought a 96 BMW F650 Funduro with less than 11,000 miles.
But (there's always a but) it has been stored in climate controlled...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,078
Posted By Beachboy
Congratulations on your new ride, it looks great!...

Congratulations on your new ride, it looks great!
I'm actually thinking of going the other way. Probably sell my 05 FZ1 and buy a new dual sport, or perhaps the Wee DL650.
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By Beachboy
$$ ? about stock DR650 gas tank

I've got a nice stock gas tank that I too for my 2003 DR650 and was going to put it on eBay. Anybody have an idea what they would sell for?
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By Beachboy
Okay, I'm at a different point here and I'll...

Okay, I'm at a different point here and I'll comment, perhaps you will find it helpful, perhaps not. I'll also be up front and offer to help you along the way - comments, thoughts, etc., if you find...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,929
Posted By Beachboy
I had a '93 NH for years and it was as...

I had a '93 NH for years and it was as bulletproof as the other posters have indicated. I added a Targa Tsunami fairing (along with many other farkles) to it. It was a great UJM and is a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By Beachboy
Since I am the OP I want to address the thread...

Since I am the OP I want to address the thread and the posters to date.

I have found the links, articles, references and personal experiences very helpful and I imagine there may be others who...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By Beachboy
Okay, blue, blue and white, blue and silver, all...

Okay, blue, blue and white, blue and silver, all look good. But then again so do the all black ones......
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks to all the have replied. The links...

Thanks to all the have replied. The links provided by the early responders are very helpful and address my question, quite well. The links will help in determining what's being offered in used...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-29-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,595
Posted By Beachboy
(Briefly) Explain BMW's to me

My question isn't really quite as broad as the title, but I'm still looking for a concise explanation from owners, not salesmen.

I'm considering the move from a lifetime of Japanese bikes to the...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Beachboy
oh yeah, it also has the Vista Home premium...

oh yeah, it also has the Vista Home premium upgrade, I just haven't installed it. does that effect its value?
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks for the info, I may do just that

Thanks for the info, I may do just that
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Beachboy
Talk 2 me about laptop computers

Computer gurus and geek squadders, I need your help!!!!

Due to a pressing need for a computer, I have ended up with 2 laptops. I bought my second when I had to ship the first back to the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2007, 06:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,614
Posted By Beachboy
So far, so good. Only been on about 3 weeks /...

So far, so good. Only been on about 3 weeks / 1400 miles, all on road.
No cracking or peeling yet, even with the front fender, which tends to flex a lot at highway speeds.
I plan to do the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks, but I am looking for someone who wants to...

Thanks, but I am looking for someone who wants to trade or sale a used one.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Beachboy
Oh yeah, I currently have the Suzuki gel seat on...

Oh yeah, I currently have the Suzuki gel seat on my '03, so if you have a Corbin and want to go to something a bit shorter, perhaps we can do a trade plus some $$
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,614
Posted By Beachboy
You can always use Duplicolor spray-on bed liner...

You can always use Duplicolor spray-on bed liner in the rattle cans. That's what I used on the fenders, tail rack and Pelican cases for my Suzuki DR650.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Beachboy
Looking for a Corbin seat for my DR650

Anybody got one for sale? I'm looking for one for my '03. I'd prefer one with the leather top section and vinyl sides, but let me know what you've got.
I've posted a WTB in the Flea Market, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 853,922
Posted By Beachboy
here's my '03 after the IMS tank and rattle can...

here's my '03 after the IMS tank and rattle can bed-liner applied to the fenders and tail rack
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks a ton, I tend to be a "Michelin Man" when...

Thanks a ton, I tend to be a "Michelin Man" when I shop for tires!
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Beachboy
Cool, what size rear did you use?

Cool, what size rear did you use?
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Beachboy
Where did you get the Mefo's and what model /...

Where did you get the Mefo's and what model / sizes did you use? Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2007, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Beachboy
Tankbag suggestions...

...for a DR650 using an IMS tank and the Suzuki gel seat.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Beachboy
Street oriented tires / stock DR650 sizes

I am considering changing the tires on my DR650 to something more street oriented than the Pirelli MT21's. I want to stay with the stock size rims at this time.
Anyone done that? What tires would...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,022
Posted By Beachboy
Not to hijack Zapp's thread, but were did you get...

Not to hijack Zapp's thread, but were did you get the rock guard for the 350's headlight?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
what'da ya think?

Hmmmmmm, looking at the bike and the pictures, now I'm thinking that the headlight cowling and the handguards need to be done with the Duplicolor spray on bed-liner...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
kenny, Thanks, I'll look you up sometime. I...

kenny,

Thanks, I'll look you up sometime. I actually am closer to Clear Lake than Houston.
Interesting that you thought that Galveston Bay, it isn't, although I agree with you, it looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
I'm trying to get a set of white fenders.... ...

I'm trying to get a set of white fenders....

now a couple of LED lights, some graphics, an antenna..... :chace
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
:rofl That is a great description!!

:rofl That is a great description!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks. Yes, I get it Advance Auto Parts, but...

Thanks. Yes, I get it Advance Auto Parts, but PepBoys and some Wal-Marts carry it also
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
one more

one more
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
another view

another view
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By Beachboy
DR650 in black & white

I had planned an all black DR650 using rattle can bedliner. But the black tank wasn't available when I needed it, so I had decided to go all white. Got bored yesterday and painted the front & rear...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,701
Posted By Beachboy
Get the size 10's for sure. I wear a size 44 in...

Get the size 10's for sure. I wear a size 44 in the SIDI On-Roads and also in the Aerostich Combat Touring Boots. My Gaerne RX-2's are size 10 and fit about like the CTB's.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,050
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks everyone who has responded, however your...

Thanks everyone who has responded, however your answers are a double edged sword. They are answering my questions, but at tthe same time making me more vulnerable to having a bike note! :D
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,050
Posted By Beachboy
One of my biggest unanswered questions so far is...

One of my biggest unanswered questions so far is long distance comfort. I have a need to do a 500 mile commute on occassion.
This is almost all superslab, most of it in good shape. Maybe 15 -...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2007, 06:10 AM
Replies: 102,476
Views: 20,087,803
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks for the feedback. The Dunlops are looking...

Thanks for the feedback. The Dunlops are looking better and better.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2007, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,370
Posted By Beachboy
If this helps for comparasion, I wear size 36 x...

If this helps for comparasion, I wear size 36 x 30 Levis and I have a DR650 with the Suzuki gel seat. I can flatfoot both sides with the gel seat and stock springs.
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,050
Posted By Beachboy
Thanks, I'll be back in the Houston area this...

Thanks, I'll be back in the Houston area this week and then I'll check out both Mancuso and American Eagle.
I have been thinking a great deal about what I want out of the Uly. I am trying to...
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