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Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 09:46 PM
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Posted By P-P
I didn't know that forging was a form of...

I didn't know that forging was a form of hardening?
Aww, never mind, it's just semantics.

Regardless

P-P
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
New tire

My old IRC GP1 - had about 4000 miles on it. I was really running it past the end... it had ZERO traction in sand or gravel - I felt like I was on a hockey puck on ice when I went into the sand! LOL....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
Magnetic oil plug

So I changed my oil yesterday and the magnetic drain plug had the pictured amount of ferrous fuzz on it. About 4000 - 5000 miles on the oil. Does this look normal or excessive?...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
I shoulda took a pic of mine the other day, it...

I shoulda took a pic of mine the other day, it was 25555.5 when I turned the key off in the driveway! (I should have gone down and bet on 5's in the casino!) Gotta say the ol' girl's treated me well.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
:d thanks!!!:d

:d thanks!!!:d
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 10:47 PM
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Posted By P-P
Someone noted that they used the ProCycle...

Someone noted that they used the ProCycle instructions from your website... I can't find those instructions... help! :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
I went with tank saddle-bags...

I have the WolfMan saddle-bags and they only get in the way of my knees when I'm sitting, and that's only if I have them stuffed full of water bottles or something like that. Even then it really...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 11:39 PM
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Posted By P-P
NOT street legal, though, which is the point of...

NOT street legal, though, which is the point of DUAL SPORT, (isn't it?).
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 11:24 AM
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Posted By P-P
I'd rather not have either - gotta love Nevada! :D

I'd rather not have either - gotta love Nevada! :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
Wicked Blocking engine rotation...

Am I missing something here? People are talking about stuffing planks in the spokes of their rear wheel, or rags in between gears - seems risky to me. I just used a long screwdriver and zip ties to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
That would be a blast in the snow with big...

That would be a blast in the snow with big knobbie on back!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2012, 03:21 PM
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Posted By P-P
Go out to Fernley or Fallon, there is no snow out...

Go out to Fernley or Fallon, there is no snow out there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2012, 05:12 AM
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Posted By P-P
Just a sleigh...

Just a sleigh...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 09:43 AM
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Posted By P-P
I'm with you. Maybe I'm bow-legged or something,...

I'm with you. Maybe I'm bow-legged or something, but I just don't get what people are talking about when they say it sucks for standing?!?!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2012, 03:27 AM
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Posted By P-P
Will be working through Sunday... y'all have a...

Will be working through Sunday... y'all have a nice turkey day and black friday ride!
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,779,908
Posted By P-P
It is a vacuum fitting. If you're abandoning the...

It is a vacuum fitting. If you're abandoning the system, then at least plug the hole to prevent foriegn matter intrusion.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 09:52 AM
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Posted By P-P
Okay, okay, so there IS flex! Wrong again, my bad!

Okay, okay, so there IS flex! Wrong again, my bad!
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 08:09 PM
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Posted By P-P
The problem is that NOBODY, once again, NOBODY...

The problem is that NOBODY, once again, NOBODY else feels what you do, except me when my swingarm bushings were destroyed. We all have riden other rigs - even the same ones you have, yet nobody has...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 10:13 AM
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Posted By P-P
I had the same problem when mine was new. When i...

I had the same problem when mine was new. When i hit grooved pavement, or road seams, or any kind of sand it would seem as if the bike was twisting and it really scared me. I kept reading about how...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
Looks like you're in Tonopah - Death Valley Is a...

Looks like you're in Tonopah - Death Valley Is a bit SW from there :-)
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
That's the best plug reading guide I've ever...

That's the best plug reading guide I've ever seen! Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By P-P
He who laughs last, umm, uhh, yeah ammo cans... ...

He who laughs last, umm, uhh, yeah ammo cans... :)
Happy trails to me!
I just don't want to be called the guy who had crap like everyone else - even if it did work better! :D
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By P-P
My New Panniers

Well I wanted some hard bags for daily use. I pictured some open top box, but all the "made-for-DR650" bags are wayyyy to expensive... so I remembered the old Samsonite bags that mom had... went to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2012, 03:22 AM
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Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
I see four...

I see four...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 06:23 PM
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Posted By P-P
My New Panniers

Well I wanted some hard bags for daily use. I pictured some open top box, but all the "made-for-DR650" bags are wayyyy to expensive... so I remembered the old Samsonite bags that mom had... went to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
Red dr650 ??????????

Did I just see a RED DR650 tooling down the road yesterday?? Did Suzuki come out with a RED one now? Just got a glance, but it looked like a nice red and in my mind if it was a DR650, then it looked...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 98,549
Views: 18,779,908
Posted By P-P
I agree wholeheartedly Travelguy! Not that I can...

I agree wholeheartedly Travelguy! Not that I can do half of what that man could do, I give him (and all the other brave souls here)credit for DOING IT! Lifes an adventure and we need to ride OUR...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Looks like it would have been a blast in that...

Looks like it would have been a blast in that snow! The bike looks much nicer with a bit of dirt on it :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2012, 07:23 PM
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Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Awesome bike! Looks like it could fly!

Awesome bike! Looks like it could fly!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2012, 03:20 AM
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Posted By P-P
Both... hopefully we'll be able to ski this...

Both... hopefully we'll be able to ski this year!!! Last season sucked so bad!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Hey Spoof how do you access the gps data? Do you...

Hey Spoof how do you access the gps data? Do you have to be a member of that forum? I looked at your post there and several others and can't see a download link or anything to get the tracks.
Rookie...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Conklin Camp Rat Ride

Well saturday turned out to be a fantastic day for a ride. Had a great time with a bunch of guys I'd never met before - thanks y'all!
Didn't get that many good pictures, but here's the best of 'em....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Well I guess I'm on a cheater... Suzuki DR650......

Well I guess I'm on a cheater... Suzuki DR650... will you think less of me? lol
It's ok since my riding skills make it appear as if I'm riding an unwieldy behemoth! :eek1

See y'all at 0930 -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
What's a cheater bike? A plated off road bike?

What's a cheater bike? A plated off road bike?
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 98,549
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Posted By P-P
I use Silicone Spray - more dielectric and lasts...

I use Silicone Spray - more dielectric and lasts quite well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Ready to ride!

I'm for sure in! :clap

09:30 at Boomtown gas station it is.

Will be nice to just get out and ride with a whatever may come attitude. Been working 12 hour days for 18 days and today is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2012, 04:17 AM
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Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Saturday the 20th day ride... I think I'm in!

Saturday the 20th day ride... I think I'm in!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2012, 05:04 AM
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Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Conklin Camp Run

So are we talking an overnighter, or a day trip... or riders choice?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Wow - I might actually be able to catch this...

Wow - I might actually be able to catch this one... Last day of work is the 18th. If Mama lets me then I'm in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,119
Posted By P-P
Good idea... you have any rough plans what a...

Good idea... you have any rough plans what a first ride would entail?
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