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Forum: Face plant Today, 12:02 PM
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Views: 149
Posted By therivermonster
Rearended: How to Deal With Insurance Co.

Hi friends! I was on the way home from work on Wednesday heading South on I5 from Seattle on my DR 650. I slowed for traffic ahead when all of a sudden WAM, a big red pickup truck rear ends me...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
What would I be looking for here?

What would I be looking for here?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
Cold Starting and Idling Problems

Hey folks! I have an 06 DR that I have put a bit over 45K miles on so far. The last few thousand miles the bike has been hard to start cold, but ran fine after it warmed up. A few days ago, I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,111,955
Posted By therivermonster
Read the thread.:huh

Read the thread.:huh
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By therivermonster
Sounds like a plan. I'm looking forward to...

Sounds like a plan. I'm looking forward to watching the progress.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,631
Posted By therivermonster
Hey, Ebrabaek! I'm excited for another of your...

Hey, Ebrabaek! I'm excited for another of your composite projects. How do you plan to lay up the rack? I have some ideas if you want to chat about it.

Get your gear unpacked, man!:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,786
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks! I don't mean to hijack Roll1990's thread...

Thanks! I don't mean to hijack Roll1990's thread here, but I hope the above process helps. You can use this process to make brackets, and all sorts of little hardware pieces, and they are very...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,786
Posted By therivermonster
Recessed Bolt Holes

[COLOR=Silver][COLOR=DarkOrange]Danjal, take a look at the pics below for an idea on how you can create your recessed bolt holes after you have created the primary layup.

When you make your mold,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,786
Posted By therivermonster
Very nice work. Most people don't realize how...

Very nice work. Most people don't realize how much time and effort goes into making a part like that. Keep it up.
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,902
Posted By therivermonster
A few different setups that we have had...

http://advblane.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/52011-PortlandHood-River-Trip/i-zD4SrKD/1/L/IMG_0692-L.jpg (http://advblane.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/52011-PortlandHood-River-Trip/i-zD4SrKD/A)
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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By therivermonster
Nice trip. I love the pics, Zoom. The very first...

Nice trip. I love the pics, Zoom. The very first one is beautiful.
What camera did u use?:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
Up and at em, kids! In a previous post, I...

Up and at em, kids!

In a previous post, I laid out a problem that I was having tuning the BST 40 after installing the Pro Cycle jet kit, and cutting the air box. With the box cut, clip on the 4th...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
I have not tried using the enricher (with the...

I have not tried using the enricher (with the tape pulled off the air box hole) to see if it ran better. I might have to give that a shot. But that wouldn't rule out torn O rings, air leaks, etc,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
I did double check this a while back and it...

I did double check this a while back and it didn't seem to be the issue, but maybe it's time to check again. I'm thinking that the main jet is probably the issue just as Dave said. I'll have to give...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
OK, OK. I understand that the carb was probably...

OK, OK. I understand that the carb was probably running lean. I should have worded my sentence a little differently. What I meant to say was, the tape fix made the problem better, so the mixture must...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 105,415
Views: 20,938,317
Posted By therivermonster
I have EXACTLY the same problem...

...and have had that problem for some time now. I installed the Pro Cycle jet kit to their specs, and cut the air box about a year and a half ago. The bike started and idled fine, but when giving...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,548
Posted By therivermonster
Hi Eckleman! It was a bummer to hear about...

Hi Eckleman!

It was a bummer to hear about your crash and subsequent broken leg. No good, but I'm sure you have a great story. It's great to hear that you had the chance to finish the trip with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,118
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks, rockrider. It sounds like you ride the...

Thanks, rockrider. It sounds like you ride the snot out of your 990. Good on ya!

Any more experiences would be grrrreat!
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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,118
Posted By therivermonster
The 990 ADV Experience

Hello all!

My current bike is a DR 650, but the time for a new bike is nearing. I have had a blast on the DR for a number of years now. It's been a great bike. Reliable, enough power to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,492
Posted By therivermonster
Hey PDX! Your RR was great! Thank you very...

Hey PDX!

Your RR was great! Thank you very much for taking the time to post. Your pics and experiences really took me back to the WABDR trip that we took last year, which was a blast and full of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-31-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,019
Views: 526,521
Posted By therivermonster
I have a few...

Eastern WA

http://advblane.smugmug.com/Other/WABDR-2012/i-GSnDHNW/0/L/IMG_1461-L.jpg (http://advblane.smugmug.com/Other/WABDR-2012/24694167_9QPjFk#!i=2019245209&k=GSnDHNW&lb=1&s=A)
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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11,831
Views: 1,459,761
Posted By therivermonster
I got off the phone with Garmin tech support with...

I got off the phone with Garmin tech support with a lesson learned... Don't delete items from your Garmin Montana without backing them up first. Then they told me that the unit will now work great as...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2013, 08:58 AM
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Views: 1,459,761
Posted By therivermonster
I was playing around with the unit some more this...

I was playing around with the unit some more this morning and noticed that all of my shortcut options are gone , as well as some of the apps.

I'm calling Garmin now to see what they say. Any...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11,831
Views: 1,459,761
Posted By therivermonster
Profiles, Voices, and Vehicles Missing

I'm a bit new to the Montana, and with the help of this thread and the Wiki, I'm coming along.

Just today I accessed the Montana internal memory, uSD card and tried to delete all items. Then I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,111,955
Posted By therivermonster
Great RR, Noah! I will faithfully be following...

Great RR, Noah! I will faithfully be following along.

Stay safe...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By therivermonster
Soren, are you thinking of anodizing this can...

Soren, are you thinking of anodizing this can yourself if you go that route? If so, are you already set up for anodizing? Setting up to anodize yourself just for this project will certainly be cost...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks, guys! I figure that the build out of...

Thanks, guys!

I figure that the build out of the shop is composite related, so I was thinking of including a build section just for that project.

Stay tuned...
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Hey folks! It's been a while since I posted to...

Hey folks! It's been a while since I posted to the thread, but for good reason. We have a recent addition of a baby boy to the family. We fondly call him Mr. Paul. Due to this family growth, I have...
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks everyone for chiming in regarding the...

Thanks everyone for chiming in regarding the copyright stuff. I'll do my best to stay out of trouble. :wink:
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Those are very nice deflectors. The hand guards...

Those are very nice deflectors. The hand guards look to be built in.
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
There are some very interesting opinions here...

There are some very interesting opinions here regarding copyright issues. I don't think that it is a serious issue with the hand guard deflectors, but it is something to keep at the front of anyone's...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
You have some nice looking nails there, beech! :)

You have some nice looking nails there, beech! :)
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
[/COLOR] Thanks again Earling!

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Thanks again Earling!
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Resin Catch/Degas Pot

I had been thinking of upgrading the resin catch/degass pot for a little while now, and bomber1965's post drew the final line.

Harbor Freight to the rescue! Doesn't HF always come to the rescue?
...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks, guys!

Thanks, guys!
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks, Danjal! When you get your project...

Thanks, Danjal! When you get your project started, post some pics of it in this thread if you want. It's always fun to see other peoples projects. Of course if you have any questions, post those up...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
:d

:d
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
[/COLOR] If you haven't messed around with...

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If you haven't messed around with those Posca paint pens, they really are great. Check em out.
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Thanks again everyone!

Thanks again everyone!
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 93,774
Posted By therivermonster
Hi Evan! PM sent.

Hi Evan! PM sent.
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