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Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,571
Views: 1,336,833
Posted By DOCsprocket
Rekluse for sale

I've got this in my 05 525 EXC and it is awesome.

I have no idea who this is, but thought I'd pass it on.

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/mpo/4727475037.html
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 17,473
Posted By DOCsprocket
I'll vouch for Luke's bike. I chased him all...

I'll vouch for Luke's bike. I chased him all over the Riverdale track last week and never caught him. The expansion chamber and tank are masterpieces. Without a doubt a cool bike.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,114
Posted By DOCsprocket
As an update, I did buy that upgrade off ebay I...

As an update, I did buy that upgrade off ebay I mentioned in a previous post and, believe it or not, it it did help. Since then I also added a ballistic battery and upgraded the stator before I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,114
Posted By DOCsprocket
I had a similar issue with my '05 525 EXC. I had...

I had a similar issue with my '05 525 EXC. I had replaced the starter and it seemed to start OK for 6 months or so. So when my starting troubles returned I assumed that it couldn't be the 6-month...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
Awesome installment, but how come when I come to...

Awesome installment, but how come when I come to the shop we spend all day making a hole in a piece of aluminum, and when I'm not there you guys appear to be making a motorcycle?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-14-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
The new sub-frame looks awesome. At this rate...

The new sub-frame looks awesome. At this rate there is going to be about 3 original molecules of Honda left, but it's getting awesomer (not a real word, but entirely appropriate for this build) by...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-10-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
Awesome progress!

Awesome progress!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-04-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
Holy Mackerel! I've been away too long! That...

Holy Mackerel! I've been away too long! That looks killer. My schedule has been crazy, but I'd love to get back in the shop with you. Looks like things are moving along...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-31-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
Can't wait to see the lathe in person. Wish we...

Can't wait to see the lathe in person. Wish we could've been there today, but Larry had to get his hot dog costume sorted out before trick-or-treating...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
NORRA sanctions the use of any of these during...

NORRA sanctions the use of any of these during the design and fabrication of this bike: http://www.vintagecalculators.com/html/texas_instruments_calculators.html

Any use of a computer (Commodore...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
I think in the spirit of vintage motorcycle...

I think in the spirit of vintage motorcycle racing, that no computers should be used in the fabrication of this bike. You should only use a vintage-correct Texas Instruments calculator (the kind with...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-06-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 111,195
Posted By DOCsprocket
Hey Luke, Looks like you left yourself...

Hey Luke,

Looks like you left yourself logged in to the nextbook I lent you guys to take down there. That was me trying to post above. Didn't realize it was "you" until after I sent it. But in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,430
Posted By DOCsprocket
Awesome report. I love reliving it. Can't wait...

Awesome report. I love reliving it. Can't wait to sign up for another adventure!
Forum: Racing 08-15-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
I thought you'd like it because the caption said...

I thought you'd like it because the caption said your were looking for a hole...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Gone. (Checkered flag in the background.)

Gone. (Checkered flag in the background.)
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Going....

Going....
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Going...

Going...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Over the edge...

Over the edge...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
The SL, moving in on number 95.

The SL, moving in on number 95.
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Number 12, looking for the hole...

Number 12, looking for the hole...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Charging off the line...

Charging off the line...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Duking it out on the lower section...

Duking it out on the lower section...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Uncle Doug on the AJS. (Made it look old,...

Uncle Doug on the AJS. (Made it look old, because it just didn't look right in 2012 colors...)
Forum: Racing 08-14-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 33,807
Posted By DOCsprocket
Great to see you, Rick and the SL in Chehalis. ...

Great to see you, Rick and the SL in Chehalis. That event is such an amazing collection of people that truly love motorcycles to the core. Here are a few of my pics, with more to come...

Paul...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,430
Posted By DOCsprocket
I can't wait to see the details of the trip...

I can't wait to see the details of the trip unfold in this thread, as it exceeded all my expectations. To give it all a little perspective, Nate only started riding motorcycles in 6 months ago, and...
Forum: Racing 05-22-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 72,095
Posted By DOCsprocket
When I got texts from OSR on the front line, it...

When I got texts from OSR on the front line, it became even more real and images of my recent trip through Baja on my BMW mixed with memories of last year's race. As I watched the first day unfold, I...
Forum: Racing 05-22-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 72,095
Posted By DOCsprocket
So I was part of OSR on the maiden trip to Baja...

So I was part of OSR on the maiden trip to Baja in 2011 and had a blast, but this year I used up all of my hey-sweetie-do-you-mind-if-I's riding from San Diego to Panama in November/December, and am...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,114
Posted By DOCsprocket
I have a 2005 525 EXC that has been a bitch to...

I have a 2005 525 EXC that has been a bitch to start since it was new to me about 3 years ago. I've replaced the battery twice and adjusted the valves. The e-start rarely works when it is cold, and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By DOCsprocket
Wiring a horn on a KTM 525exc

I have a 2005 KTM 525exc with a KTM dual sport package (headlight, signals, brake light, etc.). The previous owner did not connect the horn, but did give it to me. So I just need to know where the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,646
Posted By DOCsprocket
Awesome! Wish I was there. Stay safe. The...

Awesome! Wish I was there. Stay safe. The slower you go, the farther you'll get.
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,646
Posted By DOCsprocket
I'm along for the ride!:freaky

I'm along for the ride!:freaky
Forum: Racing 01-10-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 151,829
Posted By DOCsprocket
Pretty soon you're going to have to forfeit your...

Pretty soon you're going to have to forfeit your "Noob" status...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
Apparently the bikes are waiting for us right now...

Apparently the bikes are waiting for us right now at the airport, here in Portland. We'll see if there are any surprises.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
That was yesterday morning after breakfast. I...

That was yesterday morning after breakfast. I had dinner back at home with my family that same evening. It was a shocking, blink-of-an-eye transition that was itself a measure of how far away I had...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
In the airport.... You call this a "line"? It's...

In the airport.... You call this a "line"? It's actually moving, how novel.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
We had dinner beside the canal that night and in...

We had dinner beside the canal that night and in the morning I headed out of Panama City, while Chip and Ty stayed for a few more days.

A parting shot of Panama City from the taxi to the airport.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
We waded through the paperwork and then the...

We waded through the paperwork and then the mid-afternoon traffic back to Julio's office. We took one last look at the bikes and headed to the next logical stop: the mall for luggage. After I found a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
Cooling our heels in Customs.

Cooling our heels in Customs.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
All our paperwork got prepared at Panama...

All our paperwork got prepared at Panama Soluciones Logisticas, and it was time for Julio, our shipping pro, to takes us down to Customs to process some paperwork with some "friends" he has down...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 36,060
Posted By DOCsprocket
And only then do you get to begin the paperwork....

And only then do you get to begin the paperwork. Note the circa 1991 typewriter, perhaps the last one alive in captivity. At least there's not dial on the phone.
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