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Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
A bit of an update. Had a bit of luck come...

A bit of an update.

Had a bit of luck come my way just before I put a fairly hefty order with procycle and just before picking up/paying for the new bike.

This came up for sale locally pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 91,715
Views: 17,078,897
Posted By Dalmatino
Wheels, are they 19 x 2.15 front and 17 x 3.50...

Wheels, are they 19 x 2.15 front and 17 x 3.50 rear by any chance? This is what I'm considering from Warp9 also.

Man you don't have to worry about running out of gas that's for sure.

Very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 91,715
Views: 17,078,897
Posted By Dalmatino
I see you got your problem sorted out. Thanks for...

I see you got your problem sorted out. Thanks for the explanation, I plan on doing the same.

Can you give us your opinion on the Lynx, in regards to wind protection and noise/buffeting.
I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By Dalmatino
Help, Rear Rack and hardbags

I need some input on rear rack and side bag combo, pleeease...

Cant decide between Pat Walsh and Nomadic. Pro and cons on either.

Anyone have experience with Dirt Baggs hard luggage and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/8yAAAOxyg...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/8yAAAOxygPtS9FbZ/$_20.JPG



Any one have these on their bike? They are made by Dirtbaggs and are $680 Canadian with mounting brackets/hardware....
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
Wondering if any one here might have one of those...

Wondering if any one here might have one of those Lynx fairings on their DR and what you think of it in terms of actual wind protection and otherwise.

I'm also curious what it looks like with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Dalmatino
Wondering if anyone has a Lynx on thair DR650...

Wondering if anyone has a Lynx on thair DR650 with an Acerbis 5.3 tank.

A pic would be real nice.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Dalmatino
Awesome, thanks. I think I may giv it a try..

Awesome, thanks. I think I may giv it a try..
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Dalmatino
Anyone run of these on a DR650? It seems...

Anyone run of these on a DR650?

It seems pretty vertical and Im afraid of the dreded buffetting. Its a bit of coin to find out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
I was going to get the new 2014 Vstrom 1000...

I was going to get the new 2014 Vstrom 1000 before the SA light bulb came on. I did ponder in taking it but came to my senses pretty quick and switched the order to a left over 2013 DR. Got a decent...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
Yea I'm with ya on that....I need to save a...

Yea I'm with ya on that....I need to save a little chunk for a dirt riding course before I go. man I'm as green as they come in that department.

Just missed a mint 2000 b12 with 12,600 miles on...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
After some further thought I decided that the...

After some further thought I decided that the Gixxer 11 is to focused and probably lot less comfy even with the bar conversion.

Like you, I need this bike to be comfy for day trips, longer...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
Thanks man, some great links. I have been going...

Thanks man, some great links. I have been going through this forum extensively in last few months and have quite the list.

I've decided to run stock wheels for the trip but will set up a set of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
Thanks Kommando for the great info. First I...

Thanks Kommando for the great info.
First I heard of PacSafe. Sounds interesting and will look into it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By Dalmatino
Yes, another DR650 Adv Build

Decided to jump on the band wagon and do a South America tour next winter. After extensive research (just to reinforce what I already knew) the no brain decision was loud and clear...DR650 stupid!!...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
OConnor I see that you have a good collection of...

OConnor I see that you have a good collection of character oriented rides.


How is that new 1250 Bandit? Been curious about those since they first came out.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
You're right, and that is actually the point from...

You're right, and that is actually the point from my perspective.

After a progression of numerous new and used bikes (at least 50+)since the late 70's I find that since mid 2000 the motorcycles...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
It's a pricy bugger, but real nice... ...

It's a pricy bugger, but real nice...


I've been browsing classifieds lately looking for the right candidate.
Starting to lean towards the gixxer...few other peoples builds like this two...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 91,715
Views: 17,078,897
Posted By Dalmatino
Is it going to flow beater than the gsxr muffler??

Is it going to flow beater than the gsxr muffler??
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Man, that there is some good eye candy and I...

Man, that there is some good eye candy and I wouldn't worry about cluttering the thread, It's all good.

What speedo did you adapt?
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Man that's an awesome job. The bike looks...

Man that's an awesome job. The bike looks fantastic.
Ware the zx14 forks the right length or did you need to do any mods?
What carbs you got on there?
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
If you're talking about the gs1200ss that is not...

If you're talking about the gs1200ss that is not mine but if I do win the lottery I will buy us both one lol...
That's a nice old kawi..
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Go ahead sir, speak your mind by all means...

Go ahead sir, speak your mind by all means...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Just came across this!! beautiful job. ...

Just came across this!! beautiful job.

Anyone know what fairing this is? It's the nicest I've seen yet.
I must have this for either project. Looks expensive tho.

Exhaust looks custom...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
WOW, That is so sweet. Bastards never sold that...

WOW, That is so sweet. Bastards never sold that over here. Always wanted one badly along with the TRX850.

Seems like you got a few things done to it...how's the handling stack up??

I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Nice bikes guys.. I dug up couple of...

Nice bikes guys..

I dug up couple of pics.

My 08 Bandito after the first crash at the track therefore Gixxer 1100 inverted forks no fairing and a make shift light.

...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,891
Posted By Dalmatino
Pics of Big bore old skool Bandits and Gixxers etc.

Been reminiscing about the old days lately and getting an itch for an oldskool raw aircooled Suzuki big bore bandit or gixxer damn it.

So lets see all your past and/or present battle axes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 91,715
Views: 17,078,897
Posted By Dalmatino
Hey Charles, I'm planning on doing the same trip...

Hey Charles, I'm planning on doing the same trip some time in the fall of this year and I'm also building a DR650 for it. I'm starting with a brand new bike and about 3k will outfit the bike nicely...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,267
Posted By Dalmatino
DR only needs a decent set of fully adjustable...

DR only needs a decent set of fully adjustable Inverted front forks in my opinion. Leave the rest of it alone.

This is a 6k bike with so much after market stuff that can be made in whatever one...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
I've been on that kick for a while now but you're...

I've been on that kick for a while now but you're right it is a tall order for many reasons time and money of course being the top two.

Few things happened in last few months that are saying...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
Some days like last few (deep freeze) I just...

Some days like last few (deep freeze) I just wonder and shake my head "WHAT THE FUCK AM I DOING HERE". Moved here few years ago from Ontario. No tracks, flatlands no curves, short summers,...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
Well said Browneye....

Well said Browneye....
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
My last Vstrom (an 08 1k) with slipons, K&N...

My last Vstrom (an 08 1k) with slipons, K&N filter and PCIII usb with a full custom dyno map was 99hp and 82 ft lbs of torque at the wheel. I had no trouble staying with 1200 Multistradas anywhere up...
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By Dalmatino
Hmmmm, guess you haven't seen the weight figures...

Hmmmm, guess you haven't seen the weight figures on the bike.

502 lbs wet...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
By the way anyone want a 17" wheel set up for...

By the way anyone want a 17" wheel set up for their Vstrom along with bunch of other stuff?? :D
I'll probably catch shit for this lol.
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
Thank ya Mrbreeze.. New Vstrom should only...

Thank ya Mrbreeze..

New Vstrom should only be compared to the old Vstrom...Nuff said :D

If I want more than a dirt road Than I'll buy a DR650...hmmm actually I am :lol3

So Instead of this...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
You caught on pretty quick :lol3

You caught on pretty quick :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
"NO", mostly because you're from Texas and...

"NO", mostly because you're from Texas and probably riding right now :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 312,576
Posted By Dalmatino
Oh it's got the damn ugly beak that's copying the...

Oh it's got the damn ugly beak that's copying the beautiful expensive BMW!!

Oh the damn buffeting must be still there!!

Oh the Suzuki fucked up it's a grand to expensive!!

Oh my god no...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,040
Posted By Dalmatino
Jesus, when was the last time any Japanese...

Jesus, when was the last time any Japanese manufacturer had an issue with a new model or any model at all, really!!
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