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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By alvincullumyork
DR vs KLR vs XRL and maybe DRZ400 ?

Those are some great pics Beezer!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/19/f7ca6fe402492d22564bd9db88e2bd59.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By alvincullumyork
You win. I'll try and play nice now... ...

You win. I'll try and play nice now...

Sorry everyone.


I may ride a little fast and someday it may catch up and bite me in the ass but maybe not if I give it just a little more gas.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:48 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Tooth count, front to rear sprocket ratio, and...

Tooth count, front to rear sprocket ratio, and number of links in the chain does effect wear. To what extent? Probably not much but it does and in interesting ways.


I may ride a little fast and...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:58 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
That's a lie! I wanted a fritz official with...

That's a lie! I wanted a fritz official with letter of authenticity! [emoji23]


I may ride a little fast and someday it may catch up and bite me in the ass but maybe not if I give it just a...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By alvincullumyork
Sorry to poop on your bike but it is clearly not...

Sorry to poop on your bike but it is clearly not what the op is looking for. People who think the KLR is a dirt bike don't ride dirt bikes.

Who cares if it has more adv miles than any other bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Another great video! I could do stoppies for days...

Another great video! I could do stoppies for days on my mountain bike and even swing the rear wheel around 180 degrees. But on the big Honda they are a lot harder.


I may ride a little fast and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By alvincullumyork
First sentence, yes it is. Second sentence, no...

First sentence, yes it is. Second sentence, no it's not. Third sentence, doesn't matter if you can get there but can't play there. Fourth sentence, just like any other jap dual sport. Fifth sentence,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Pound is the wrong word. Some slip right on other...

Pound is the wrong word. Some slip right on other take a couple of taps with the hammer. Slide on the new sprocket then slip the old one on and tap it with the hammer if you need to.

If you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,749
Posted By alvincullumyork
I am way biased to the XRL because you guessed it...

I am way biased to the XRL because you guessed it I own one. That being said here goes.

The XR and the DRZ400 are dirt bikes, the DR650 and especially the KLR aren't (it should also be noted at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By alvincullumyork
That's my approach. He's only got three...

That's my approach.

He's only got three posts maybe he's new to the forum world I did something similar back in the day. As to your second question see Steve's response.



Nailed it. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By alvincullumyork
So do I. It's just calibrated to break bolts. :cry

So do I. It's just calibrated to break bolts. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,675
Posted By alvincullumyork
Holy thread revival batman! Must be new here... ...

Holy thread revival batman! Must be new here... :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By alvincullumyork
Got pics of yours?

Got pics of yours?
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By alvincullumyork
I would stick with the stock slider. The chain...

I would stick with the stock slider. The chain roller sounds cool though. Post up whatever you come up with it. I'll be interested as I can't go back to a stock slider and am stuck using Ulyses...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
I want one if only for the certificate of...

I want one if only for the certificate of authenticity. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
I may have missed a plated 300 for a pretty great...

I may have missed a plated 300 for a pretty great price by an hour or two. I've got my fingers crossed but my expectations are low.


I may ride a little fast and someday it may catch up and bite...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Awesome! I have fought fire off some of the roads...

Awesome! I have fought fire off some of the roads in the first part of the video and my cabin is half an hour away from the Thicket. Good to see home again.


I may ride a little fast and someday...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
No but it does leak. :lol3:huh but not enough to...

No but it does leak. :lol3:huh but not enough to notice a change in level. :huh and I can't find the bastard. :eek1 So I've given up and accepted an oily left side of the bike. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Yeah my bars are up 2" plus I have cr high bends....

Yeah my bars are up 2" plus I have cr high bends.

Try pulling up next to log and doing a pivot turn over it first. It's a lot easier than a regular flat land pivot turn.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Videos of the attempts! That would be gnarly! ...

Videos of the attempts! That would be gnarly!


I may ride a little fast and someday it may catch up and bite me in the ass but maybe not if I give it just a little more gas.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Gearing is also very helpful when it comes to...

Gearing is also very helpful when it comes to pivot turns. Going from 14/45 to 14/47 made a huge difference. You're 6'5"! That's so tall it's cheating. I'm only 6'2" and 165lbs.


I may ride a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Isn't it against the rules to have more than one...

Isn't it against the rules to have more than one login?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
It's true to. Just get out there and try it. You...

It's true to. Just get out there and try it. You can get away with some pretty audacious stuff on a big bike if you keep at and are okay with dropping it a couple of times.



Good work! ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
I just assume everything said is sarcastic. :D I...

I just assume everything said is sarcastic. :D I know almost everything that comes out of my mouth is. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
I still got almost 7k out of my last chain and a...

I still got almost 7k out of my last chain and a little bit more out of my front sprocket and I'm not known for the best maintenance practices. I am known for breaking shit though.




Shit. We...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Welp my rear wheel bearings are shot to shit. The...

Welp my rear wheel bearings are shot to shit. The bearing retainer is mushroomed out. That's two days in a row my two vehicles have left me stranded miles from home.


I may ride a little fast...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 928
Posted By alvincullumyork
How?

How?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,173
Posted By alvincullumyork
I've put 15k on my XRL and my brother before me...

I've put 15k on my XRL and my brother before me put 20k on it. I think it would be great for ADV riding, or a rally. Not so much for dirt biking. But hey neither of us has ever gone off road so what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
It's funny you say that. The alternator on my...

It's funny you say that. The alternator on my truck went out yesterday so I'm actually riding to work this morning and it's a brisk 28 degrees out. I don't think I'll be doing the summer gear part...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Well the alternator on my truck is shot so I get...

Well the alternator on my truck is shot so I get to take the bike to work tomorrow. It's going to be 28 degress....








I'll third the motion. Now we just need chairman Steve to smack...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By alvincullumyork
Awesome!!! :freaky:clap

Awesome!!! :freaky:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By alvincullumyork
Awesome!!! :freaky:clap

Awesome!!! :freaky:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
I don't know what you're talking about. :D ...

I don't know what you're talking about. :D



Yes and no. If you have CCW you can open carry a pistol or obviously conceal it. They recently changed the rules so I don't know about rifles. Plus...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
:D ...

:D

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/09/2de306dbbd6f7749e2ae75233140cb2d.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/09/ef3e4e02bcfca86d1258a2c0cfe34f54.jpg


Those are just the ones I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Yeah... My rear fender is pretty much shot but it...

Yeah... My rear fender is pretty much shot but it wasn't all that great to begin with. My muffler is bent inward and now rubs when I compress the rear suspension. The light mount got bent pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 27,920
Posted By alvincullumyork
Gravity, this thread has been the inspiration for...

Gravity, this thread has been the inspiration for my latest rounds of abuse against my XRL. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
If I'm ever out that way I'd love to.

If I'm ever out that way I'd love to.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
If you're going to get a HDB setup you owe it to...

If you're going to get a HDB setup you owe it to yourself to get some fatty bars. Which would mean adapters and a different clamp. I have the Rox 2" pivot risers and had to measure the bolt pattern...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 78,670
Views: 8,621,124
Posted By alvincullumyork
Sweet They all tap on.... Some just...

Sweet



They all tap on.... Some just require more taps.... Put the new one on and slide the old one on after it and tap it on with a hammer.

I miss spud.
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