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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By phreakingeek
EDIT- did more research and looks like the stator...

EDIT- did more research and looks like the stator should power the CDI when kicking, so no idea why my 250 and friends 400 wouldnt start/run with a dead battery. That said, only happened once in the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By phreakingeek
just to clarify, it's the DRZ's not the DR's...

just to clarify, it's the DRZ's not the DR's...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By phreakingeek
i've had both the drz250 and dr350...both great...

i've had both the drz250 and dr350...both great bikes.

just a thought though, the drz250 and 400 require some juice in the battery to power the electronic ignition in order to start. Doesnt...
Forum: The Garage 09-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,621
Posted By phreakingeek
i tend to have a mix of towels and rags around...

i tend to have a mix of towels and rags around the garage...depends on what i'm cleaning up. Windows get regular paper towels, oil spills or grease clean up get the blue heavy duty paper towels.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,761
Posted By phreakingeek
weird, when one of my co-workers went to buy a...

weird, when one of my co-workers went to buy a ticket yesterday, the site didnt have the option to select tickets...showed 0 available. Today it looks like it's up, so he'll have to get in quick.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By phreakingeek
I'd be up to tag along for a ride in that area if...

I'd be up to tag along for a ride in that area if anyone else is going and has a lead on some nice dirt/gravel roads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,761
Posted By phreakingeek
looks like registration is closed for 2014?

looks like registration is closed for 2014?
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By phreakingeek
have used the Slime wallmart compressor for a few...

have used the Slime wallmart compressor for a few years. nothing wrong with this one...

Recently upgraded to the MotoPumps MiniPro Inflator with Dynaplugs, provided by an inmate in the vendor...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,899
Posted By phreakingeek
Have to admit that I've watched the tentspace...

Have to admit that I've watched the tentspace thread for several years, but was a little hesitant to sign up. After reading through the experiences here, it looks like I've been missing out on...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 545,873
Posted By phreakingeek
Stafford, VA 22556....approx 30 miles south of...

Stafford, VA 22556....approx 30 miles south of Washington DC on I95. Roughly 5 miles West of the highway.

I have room for a bunch of tents either secluded woods or open field.
Also have some...
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 151,022
Posted By phreakingeek
just sent a paypal for one of each stove. ...

just sent a paypal for one of each stove.

thanks,
jeff
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,061
Posted By phreakingeek
in for a OEM replacement cover...

in for a OEM replacement cover...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,457
Posted By phreakingeek
so, with all these helmets being replaced...what...

so, with all these helmets being replaced...what do you do with your old ones? I have several on a shelf that I no longer wear, but it's hard to just toss them in the trash.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,653
Posted By phreakingeek
Hell, that's much better than 18.5HP I read...

Hell, that's much better than 18.5HP

I read that number on the spec sheet, but after reading your post i went back and saw that it's 18.5KW not HP. I dont remember ever seeing power listed as KW...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 98,580
Views: 18,788,948
Posted By phreakingeek
I had my plate reinforced with 3/8 inch aluminum...

I had my plate reinforced with 3/8 inch aluminum bar welded on. Ended up being as much as it would have been to have 2 plates, but sure looks good and it's crazy strong.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By phreakingeek
The Virginia I95 speed trap on the last 35 miles...

The Virginia I95 speed trap on the last 35 miles before the North Carolina border is infamous...

They ticket for 10 over and you'll get a Reckless Driving ticket if you drive 80mph or higher.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 98,580
Views: 18,788,948
Posted By phreakingeek
I agree, the Pat Walsh plate is awesome. ...

I agree, the Pat Walsh plate is awesome.

as someone who's busted an engine case when another skidplate failed, I say get the best plate you can afford...hell, you could even do what my riding...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,653
Posted By phreakingeek
I read the first article attached to the first...

I read the first article attached to the first post...I also looked around the site and found the price list for the other bikes, which did not include the RX-3.

The blog link was posted posted...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By phreakingeek
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,653
Posted By phreakingeek
385lbs with 18.5 HP, as much as I would like a...

385lbs with 18.5 HP, as much as I would like a lot more options in dual sport bikes, I dont know if this one is the answer. Specs do look pretty good though...anyone know what the price will be? ...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,939
Posted By phreakingeek
nice write-up. Funny how your mindset works when...

nice write-up. Funny how your mindset works when you're packing and you keep adding stuff that you "just might" need and end up with 100lbs of stuff hanging off your bike. I've motocamped a number...
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,613
Posted By phreakingeek
i think it all comes down to "what/where do you...

i think it all comes down to "what/where do you want to ride?"

650cc's in a lighter bike is still pretty responsive...especially if you are looking to go riding some off-pavement stuff. However,...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,081
Views: 148,976
Posted By phreakingeek
wow, 6 maps and a case...shipped for $67 bucks? ...

wow, 6 maps and a case...shipped for $67 bucks?

I'm in!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By phreakingeek
sounds like a piece of junk...if you would kindly...

sounds like a piece of junk...if you would kindly send me the seller's contact info I'd like to talk to them, on a different subject of course :evil

All BS aside, I dont have first hand...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,998
Posted By phreakingeek
couple of questions about this ramp. once...

couple of questions about this ramp.

once the plate is bolted to the tailgate, what is the procedure to remove the ramp? is it permanently attached to the mounting plate?

are the 'bed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,296
Posted By phreakingeek
gotta love advrider...googled "r1150gs valve...

gotta love advrider...googled "r1150gs valve stem" and within 60 seconds got to this post, went to the site, and had a pair of these valve stems ordered.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By phreakingeek
+1000 on this statement:

+1000 on this statement:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,761
Posted By phreakingeek
in! lost count, but may be my 10th or 11th...

in!

lost count, but may be my 10th or 11th year riding the SH500.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 41,735
Posted By phreakingeek
hate to sound like a broken record, but did...

hate to sound like a broken record, but did another long ride last weekend on my DR650. Rode 330 miles to W Va to ride Hatfield McCoy trials before I had knee surgery on Wednesday.

Ride...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 98,580
Views: 18,788,948
Posted By phreakingeek
The Mighty DR650

sure, there are many more sexy 650's out there, but it is hard to beat the mighty DR650.

I rode my DR 300 miles to WV with my camping gear loaded on it on Friday night after work. Rode all day...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 760,672
Posted By phreakingeek
damn, those are some sexy legs :D

damn, those are some sexy legs :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,731
Posted By phreakingeek
after sweating my ass off riding to work the last...

after sweating my ass off riding to work the last couple weeks, i thought yesterday and today were a welcome cool down. mesh jacket and pants were a tit bit nipply though.
Forum: Americas 08-15-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By phreakingeek
for day rides, i typically carry the...

for day rides, i typically carry the standards...plus a few extra's depending on where i am planning to ride.

Items I take everywhere are a Microstart jump battery from Antigravity...they're a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,669
Posted By phreakingeek
i bought one and got a couple free ones of CL. ...

i bought one and got a couple free ones of CL. Other than having issues with missing titles on the free ones, I've never had any problems with a salvage bike. My buddy has a couple as well and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By phreakingeek
got my email at 0602 and was signed up about 10...

got my email at 0602 and was signed up about 10 minutes later.

if you've never ridden the SH500...you are missing out. I've ridden it about 10 years and still love it. This year I think our...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 41,735
Posted By phreakingeek
did another 300 mile day on my dr650, mix of...

did another 300 mile day on my dr650, mix of pavement, gravel, dirt, and rocks.

Absolutely zero monkey butt with my Motoskiveez on.

I think i now have close to 2000 miles with them and they...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 760,672
Posted By phreakingeek
they are the touratech height adjustable...

they are the touratech height adjustable footpegs. I bought them used from another inmate.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,296
Posted By phreakingeek
don't know about the rest of these guys, but I...

don't know about the rest of these guys, but I appreciate your follow up post. You have some valid points and I hope you get a positive resolution.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 760,672
Posted By phreakingeek
also pics of new luggage

since my earlier post doesn't count without pics...here's a couple pics of my new luggage

http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/2004-BMW-R1150GS/i-k5dB2Rc/0/M/2014-08-08_07-48-57_417-M.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,855
Views: 760,672
Posted By phreakingeek
couple of additions

Replaced the slippery little tick-tack sized footpegs that BMW uses with these:

http://phreakingeek.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/2004-BMW-R1150GS/i-C2jhv7V/0/M/2014-08-08_07-47-19_550-M.jpg
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