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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32,940
Views: 8,030,876
Posted By Heavy
Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never...

Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never tried riding it side-saddle, on my belly!
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 779,392
Posted By Heavy
No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when...

No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when you put the risers on?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 506,808
Posted By Heavy
Bonneville Salt Flats ...

Bonneville Salt Flats

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/July%2020/strom.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,313
Posted By Heavy
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spi...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spirit/where.jpg

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%205/Beartooth1.jpg

Gotta second the...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Canada 09-14-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By Heavy
Vermont cross border shipping

Anyone know of one of those shipping locations in the Montreal area where I can have things shipped to a location in the US (Vermont or something close) to bring it across the border myself?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,244
Posted By Heavy
Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the...

Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the wheel back on and drive it around, aiming for all the bumps and potholes I could find. Didn't do it until I got the pressure way up.

Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,244
Posted By Heavy
So you stop short of the starter fluid and a...

So you stop short of the starter fluid and a match?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hJFNuNoVfg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,244
Posted By Heavy
Okay. It worked. My gauge only goes to 60...

Okay. It worked.

My gauge only goes to 60 psi so I don't know what the final pressure was.

That, and beating it with a rubber mallet did the trick.

Thanks for the suggestions. Guess I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,244
Posted By Heavy
60 psi? :eek1

60 psi? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,557
Posted By Heavy
Hey Guys, I just got a set of 700's for my...

Hey Guys,

I just got a set of 700's for my DR650. I'm having trouble seating the front bead.

Any tricks or suggestions?

I posted here as well:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 27,244
Posted By Heavy
Shinko 700 - seating bead

Hey All,

I bought a set of 700's for my DR and I'm having trouble with getting the front bead to seat. The rear seated fine so my method was okay, I guess.

I've broken it down a couple of...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,615
Posted By Heavy
I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago. ...

I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago.

http://tinyurl.com/8yd547r

The roads were perfect. I don't think I've ever seen Southwood so clean. There was still sand but nothing like...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,542
Posted By Heavy
I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the...

I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the other a DR650, pulling off hwy #11, at Novar, on Friday evening, around 6:30.

I waved and continued up #11, on my V-Strom.

Find some good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,765
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,765
Posted By Heavy
What size & length studs are they? Not to be...

What size & length studs are they? Not to be lazy but it would be nice to have them in hand when I start the project.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By Heavy
Shift into 1st before you come to a complete...

Shift into 1st before you come to a complete stop.

Have you done any clutch adjustments recently?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-02-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 216,995
Posted By Heavy
Heading South, towards Casper, WY, after riding...

Heading South, towards Casper, WY, after riding the Beartooth Pass.

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%205/Storm.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
I'm late to the party but.... ...

I'm late to the party but....

http://cycle-ergo.com/

From pure measurements, the KLR and DR are pretty close.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
I like that. I'm surprised though...that much...

I like that. I'm surprised though...that much attention to detail and they accepted the cheesy looking heat-shield?

http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/dr650-suzuki-3.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-18-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,542
Posted By Heavy
I've used CBI a bunch of times. They're...

I've used CBI a bunch of times.

They're really good.

Get their phone number and you can call in when you're headed to pick up your stuff.

They'll have it sitting out, ready for you.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
Good work. Don't think anyone mentioned it but a...

Good work. Don't think anyone mentioned it but a typical cause for popping the CCT gasket is too much oil.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
Do a bunch of reading before you start bolting...

Do a bunch of reading before you start bolting things back up.:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,117
Posted By Heavy
Post this in the DR650 thread. There is...

Post this in the DR650 thread.

There is more available knowledge there than you can imagine.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
shock spring

I just posted a shock spring for sale in the market.

I got it for my DR. Its a little larger in diameter than the stock spring. I lost access to a lathe so I can't make my own perches for it.
...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,037
Posted By Heavy
I was up in the area this weekend. The...

I was up in the area this weekend.

The frost is coming out of the gravel roads and there are some pretty bad spots.

It was twitchy in the car. I bet some spots would be a real challenge on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
Sounds interesting. I'd be in for a white one,...

Sounds interesting. I'd be in for a white one, if you're setting up a group buy.
Forum: Canada 02-28-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By Heavy
You have to make sure you book ahead and, if it's...

You have to make sure you book ahead and, if it's a rough day, don't plan on it being very relaxing.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,465
Posted By Heavy
...because you didn't use the right urls for the...

...because you didn't use the right urls for the photos...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7060/6787085596_c45a7c05ea.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/6787084600_70c60a4fdc.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
Ah. My mistake.

Ah. My mistake.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
How does your Tsukigi compare to Sarah's DG, with...

How does your Tsukigi compare to Sarah's DG, with the baffle in it?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 329,292
Posted By Heavy
Get them to pull the upper chain roller for you.

Get them to pull the upper chain roller for you.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
SW-MOTECH bash plate

Here's one Jeff can proably address: I was shopping for an SW-MOTECH bash plate for my 2008 and found prices from $124.99 (ProCycle) to $249.99 (Twisted Throttle). They look to be the same piece? ...
Forum: Canada 02-02-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22,286
Views: 2,319,542
Posted By Heavy
Does this ass make my bike look fat?? ...

Does this ass make my bike look fat??

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Donkey.jpg
Forum: Canada 01-30-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By Heavy
I was surprised at how easy it was. I...

I was surprised at how easy it was.

I picked up a DR650 from a dealer in NY last spring.

They had sold to Canucks before and did most of the paperwork for me.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
Picked it up at a dealership in NY and brought it...

Picked it up at a dealership in NY and brought it home. They were asking $3,250....I hit them on the right day. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,717
Posted By Heavy
Maybe, check in here (...

Maybe, check in here ( http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/ascotvt500enthusiasts/ ) and see if someone can steer you in the right direction.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 98,483
Views: 18,764,574
Posted By Heavy
I found a 2008, with 9,000 miles, that I picked...

I found a 2008, with 9,000 miles, that I picked up for $2,500.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 51,712
Posted By Heavy
On the Going to the Sun Road.....not my bike, I...

On the Going to the Sun Road.....not my bike, I just appreciated the idiot's parking job and took the picture.http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%204/dick.jpg
Forum: Canada 12-29-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,037
Posted By Heavy
Hey Guys... - 30, something, in Magnetawan this...

Hey Guys... - 30, something, in Magnetawan this morning.

You'd want a BIG windshield!
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