ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Country Doc
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,215
Views: 1,181,526
Posted By Country Doc
Mine did a similar thing last fall during a...

Mine did a similar thing last fall during a rally. Had to stall it out to kill it. Which, by the way, is really hard with a Rekluse!! Not even the kill switch worked. Key still controlled the lights...
Forum: Racing 03-22-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
A few shots of mine from the rally, and some my...

A few shots of mine from the rally, and some my wife took while spectating.

http://i224.photobucket.com/albums/dd287/decurran/Sandblast%202015/DSC00037_zpsfxcakvbc.jpg...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,136
Posted By Country Doc
I will almost certainly be there, 95%. Just...

I will almost certainly be there, 95%.

Just gotta figure out the bike situation first. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
Ok, maybe you mean that there is a new inner hub...

Ok, maybe you mean that there is a new inner hub included (that's the Core part, IIRC). I've installed core exp 3.0s in my 09 450exc and my (stolen) '14 450xcw and neither included a basket.

dc
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7,215
Views: 1,181,526
Posted By Country Doc
You need the clamping force of the CS nut and...

You need the clamping force of the CS nut and washer to make that seal effective, or yeah, it will leak oil.

One of the commonest reasons for a CS seal leak on these bikes is a worn-out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
I think you mean, the EXP has the clutch "slave"...

I think you mean, the EXP has the clutch "slave" included.

It uses the stock KTM basket, as do all the Rekluse kits.

dc
Forum: Racing 03-16-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Absolutely. Great news Bill! Your positive...

Absolutely. Great news Bill! Your positive attitude is amazing, considering what you've been through!

dc
Forum: Racing 03-15-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Great to see you back here Dave!! dc

Great to see you back here Dave!!

dc
Forum: Racing 03-08-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Here's a couple of mine at scrutineering. Should...

Here's a couple of mine at scrutineering. Should be easily identified. It has (had?) a new suede Renazco seat with a Dakar logo on the top and a map pocket on the front, and a BD squadron led...
Forum: Racing 03-08-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Awful news!! Get better soon Bill, and Dave...

Awful news!! Get better soon Bill, and Dave Charlton (seasider).

Our thoughts are with you guys.

dc
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Or you're racing Black River, in which case...

Or you're racing Black River, in which case almost the whole day is chill-out time. :bubba
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
It seems like plenty of time, but it FLIES by. ...

It seems like plenty of time, but it FLIES by.

No time to chill out for the most part.

dc
Forum: Vendors 03-04-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
I received my Kreiga gear yesterday - R25, US5,...

I received my Kreiga gear yesterday - R25, US5, hydra pack, tool roll. I have had other Kriega gear before - a US 10, US 20, and an R15. I like all the Kriega stuff I've had so far.

HOWEVER...I...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Thanks guys! Yeah, I meant one of those...

Thanks guys!

Yeah, I meant one of those little MSR roll charts.

See y'all in a few days. Blinding snowstorm and minus-15 here right now.

dc
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Anyone have a roadbook I can borrow? I...

Anyone have a roadbook I can borrow?

I can't find my little one. Must have tossed it after installing the F2R last year but I don't have all the big rally gear this time.

Too late for me to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Country Doc
I cut the valve stem out of an old tube and used...

I cut the valve stem out of an old tube and used it without the valve core (in lieu of a tubeless rim insert, which would be better). Still no love.

frustrating!

dc
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
The Eastern Beaver kit of 3 is a really nice...

The Eastern Beaver kit of 3 is a really nice piece of kit. Super well made, comes with all kinds of nice waterproof connectors, tucks in beside the air box nicely.

I have one installed on my 450...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Country Doc
Can't seat the bead with a bib mousse!

Officially frustrated with this problem.

My first mousse was a Michelin front rally mousse which is so ridiculously large and tight fitting that the bead seated immediately, but the tire feels...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
I've been wiring up the Sicass kit on my...

I've been wiring up the Sicass kit on my new-to-me 2014 XC-W tonight, and I ran across a capped plug in the airbox/wiring harness area labelled "MILD".

I assume this is a map plug (ignition)? I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
Thanks - I did end up installing the 280 as I was...

Thanks - I did end up installing the 280 as I was worried about the kind of situation you described. Hope it works well!

dc
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By Country Doc
I elected to go with a semi-auto for my 9 yr old,...

I elected to go with a semi-auto for my 9 yr old, as I really wanted him to focus on balance, safety, braking, etc. rather than worrying about clutch safety.

That part is working fine, but it's...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
Spent some time talking to a couple of Rekluse...

Spent some time talking to a couple of Rekluse guys this morning. They said either spring is fine, but they said the difference is in the "hardness" of the engagement - the stiffer spring makes the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
For those of you running the Rekluse Core EXP in...

For those of you running the Rekluse Core EXP in your bikes, did you install the higher tension Belleville spring? Some people say absolutely, others say it doesn't matter, and only makes the clutch...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
S12s are a great choice and wear slowly. Perfect...

S12s are a great choice and wear slowly. Perfect for sandblast.

13/52 is a bit short but I would suggest that 14/48 is a bit tall, or as tall as you'd want. The sand sucks a lot of power and...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 50,042
Posted By Country Doc
I thought it would fit the G/S as well, as many...

I thought it would fit the G/S as well, as many folks have the big tanks on all generations of airhead GS, and Touratech lists the 43L tank as being compatible with all of them.

That being said,...
Forum: Airheads 02-16-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 50,042
Posted By Country Doc
HPN 43L tank and matching Touratech seat

Sold! Headed to Alaska on an epic trip!
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
That's great, thanks Michael. I only will use a...

That's great, thanks Michael. I only will use a US5 or 10 so I might just try the included mounting system with the 5 first, and buy the rack loops if it's too fiddly to use with the US 10.

Great...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
Perfect, exactly what I needed to know! Thanks! ...

Perfect, exactly what I needed to know! Thanks!

dc
Forum: Airheads 02-12-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Country Doc
Typically that's just carb syncing. A valve...

Typically that's just carb syncing. A valve check/timing check/carb sync should fix the running issues.

In my experience, carb sync is incredibly finicky on airheads and easily prone to falling...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
Ok, just about to place my order for a bunch more...

Ok, just about to place my order for a bunch more Kriega gear.

I want to try a US5 mounted directly on the rear fender of my KTM 450 (previously I've used a US10 lashed to a rear rack, but I...
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
not me! bike is in pieces. Never ridden it...

not me!

bike is in pieces. Never ridden it before. Paperwork not done. Parts not arriving on time.

Feels like Rally alright!

dc
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By Country Doc
Golden Spectro 4 10-40

Golden Spectro 4 10-40
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
Oh yeah, Tekvest for sure! I wear a pack over top...

Oh yeah, Tekvest for sure! I wear a pack over top of the Tekvest and usually carry a spare layer, a good sized first aid kit, tool roll, and some other stuff.

I suppose I could use the Tekvest...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
Thanks traveltoad - very helpful. I actually was...

Thanks traveltoad - very helpful. I actually was thinking I would want the double clip to make it a bit more comfy for heavier loads, but good point about the difference in the fuel. I definitely...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 29,570
Posted By Country Doc
It may not be Dakar, but it's Dakar-lite for...

It may not be Dakar, but it's Dakar-lite for many, and for others, it's full blown Dakar prep.

Using the standard RB abbreviations common to all rally-raid events seems reasonable - in my...
Forum: Vendors 02-07-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 232,758
Posted By Country Doc
I keep reading conflicting info on the R30 pack...

I keep reading conflicting info on the R30 pack vs the R25. I am looking for a larger version of my R15 pack which I've enjoyed, but need a bit more space.

1) The R25 is not listed as waterproof,...
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Did anybody get a room with two beds at the...

Did anybody get a room with two beds at the Quality that doesn't need both? I have a room with the big bed, but now my wife and kids are coming, and the hotel is full so they can't 'see' any...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8,745
Views: 1,832,218
Posted By Country Doc
Just remember, most peole that ride in January in...

Just remember, most peole that ride in January in those places rarely ride from May-Sept because it's blisteringly hot!

The key is to move every 6 months :)

dc
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 39,745
Posted By Country Doc
Looks like I have two good options to store the...

Looks like I have two good options to store the bike - thanks to one of the guys here, and another connection. MUCH appreciated all!

Looking forward to March 7th. :freaky
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:25 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015