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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-21-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
I have a XR650l. The tank is good. Drained the...

I have a XR650l. The tank is good. Drained the Clarke tank before storing. I used Pine Sol last night to clean carb up. Still need to get some guitar string thru the jets but it is running again....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
can anyone assist me in rebuilding my carb? The...

can anyone assist me in rebuilding my carb? The bike sat for about 11 months as I could not ride in 2013. I did drain the bowl and tank before storing. Ran down my battery tonight trying to get it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By mtnpass
Thanks, Bwalsh..I am familiar with the XRL...

Thanks, Bwalsh..I am familiar with the XRL thread. Was looking for some assistance locally not just the interwebs.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-20-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By mtnpass
Help with a carb rebuild on XR650L?

Anyone near Chattanooga that can assist me in rebuilding my carb? The bike sat for about 11 months as I could not ride in 2013. I did drain the bowl and tank before storing. Ran down my battery...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
I have not used the Moose Easy Pull, but I always...

I have not used the Moose Easy Pull, but I always recommend Magura Hydraulic clutches. The Magura is known for the easiest pull. I use them on my Mtn bikes and XRL.

Advantages are less fatigue...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 68,167
Posted By mtnpass
Breakfast Fri, Sat & Sun Dinner Fri & Sat Pot...

Breakfast Fri, Sat & Sun
Dinner Fri & Sat
Pot luck on Thurs. Bring your local favorite & share.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Prayers for Marc's family. Godspeed Marc!

Prayers for Marc's family. Godspeed Marc!
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
I agree with what others have said. I have two...

I agree with what others have said. I have two helmets that I use in the dirt. For winter, I use a HJC dirt helmet and for the other three seasons, I use a Klim F4. The Klim is the most comfortable,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
I have not tried to start her yet. In truth, I...

I have not tried to start her yet. In truth, I was gun shy. Wanted to take it apart and go over everything first.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Decided to meet up with a local group yesterday...

Decided to meet up with a local group yesterday for some fire road action. Prepped the bike, filled with gas and I was off. almost to the meeting spot, I was coming out of a roundabout and "pop",...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
Got home around six. Neutral safety got chewed up...

Got home around six. Neutral safety got chewed up and thrown out. Bike was not going anywhere. So, all in all not too bad. Needs a chain, counter sprocket, case guard, and neutral safety switch...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
Not gonna make it. Stranded at enterprise south...

Not gonna make it. Stranded at enterprise south with broken chain and counter sprocket.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
Do you know what type of ride is planned for...

Do you know what type of ride is planned for tomorrow? Is it fire service roads or single track. I would to come out and meet the crew and ride. Just pondering what "awesome adventure" means. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Ok. I'm coming clean. Had the Xr for over a yr....

Ok. I'm coming clean. Had the Xr for over a yr. still not comfortable with checking the oil level. Read all the how to's. however, every day I check and come away never really confident I'm doing it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,531
Posted By mtnpass
CNN now reporting close to 20 dead and at least...

CNN now reporting close to 20 dead and at least 10 children. Heartbreaking!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,402
Posted By mtnpass
Anybody riding this weekend?

Anybody riding this weekend?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,713
Posted By mtnpass
Thanks for bringing us along. I have a mistress...

Thanks for bringing us along. I have a mistress and her name is Oregon. Show me more, please.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 45,753
Posted By mtnpass
Great RR! Enjoying a fresh perspective. Nice work...

Great RR! Enjoying a fresh perspective. Nice work and thanks for taking us along. Too bad about Shawn!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,745
Posted By mtnpass
Thumb Thanks for taking us along. looks like great time...

Thanks for taking us along. looks like great time had with family.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
You read my mind. Oh, the memories. I am really...

You read my mind. Oh, the memories. I am really digging that color combo. Need to put a blow up mattress in the dog house. I might be sleeping there soon with all YFF's spending my money.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Finally got around to making my oil temp...

Finally got around to making my oil temp dipstick. http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r556/AdmiralVaj/3aac331f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r556/AdmiralVa...

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r556/AdmiralVaj/13ddb537.jpg

Went for a ride. Disappeared into Cohutta Wilderness. 317 miles for the day. Did some shopping.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Agreed. The quintessential XR. Just perfect!

Agreed. The quintessential XR. Just perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
I thought I would check here before going to...

I thought I would check here before going to justgastanks.com, Does anyone have an extra 4 or 4.7 Clarke tank in red lying around? I am attending the Tour De Tellico, am worried that a tank would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
I rode 124 miles; over 60 miles if it fire...

I rode 124 miles; over 60 miles if it fire service roads. Awesome day! Here are a couple pics.

http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r556/AdmiralVaj/IMG_1614.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,500
Views: 323,457
Posted By mtnpass
p.s. did you or anyone else notice the shutter...

p.s. did you or anyone else notice the shutter exposure with the car passing by? :ear


Had to go check it out again. Had to put your stamp on it, huh??
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,158
Views: 190,252
Posted By mtnpass
Ditto X a million. I have gained more insight...

Ditto X a million. I have gained more insight into my bike and seen possibilities never thought available. I love my XR and now a have a roadmap to awesomeness.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Enjoy the trip; Look forward to the report. I...

Enjoy the trip; Look forward to the report. I have not been over to Helen after the storms this past weekend. Still doing some cleanup in the Harrison/Cleveland TN area. Wife has not cut me loose yet...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Why did you rotate your new bars so far forward?...

Why did you rotate your new bars so far forward? The bars should still have the rise going up and not forward.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,986
Posted By mtnpass
Let's hope they are safe and that the town is...

Let's hope they are safe and that the town is able to recover. The place will always hold a special place in my heart, my first date with the Mrs. was there.
Forum: Ride reports 02-29-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 115,435
Posted By mtnpass
Thanks for the update. It is surreal!

Thanks for the update. It is surreal!
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
How do I get ahold of Cycle Wizard to order some...

How do I get ahold of Cycle Wizard to order some of these parts? Is it handled through PMs or is there a specific vendor thread or website to visit?

Please and thank you in advance for any...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 115,435
Posted By mtnpass
Swamp, Thanks for the review! I pack too...

Swamp,

Thanks for the review! I pack too much when overnighting and use the Coyote. I, too, have found that the giant loop bags are unbeatable.
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,293
Posted By mtnpass
Me too. I have both the defender and the griffin,...

Me too. I have both the defender and the griffin, I prefer the defender for its shape and peripheral covers.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Mendo was about to have gear envy...:rofl

Mendo was about to have gear envy...:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Thanks for sharing. Looks like a good time had by...

Thanks for sharing. Looks like a good time had by all. I enjoyed the little battle with "safety vest guy".
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 45,159
Posted By mtnpass
Taken during one of our summers in Bend, OR ...

Taken during one of our summers in Bend, OR
http://i1171.photobucket.com/albums/r556/AdmiralVaj/DSC00147.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 74,544
Views: 7,802,536
Posted By mtnpass
Just joined the club...picked up a xr650l over...

Just joined the club...picked up a xr650l over the holidays as a replacement to my XT225.

2005 XR650l
Daves mods; k&n; proper handguards and skidplate added; XR600 pipe

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-27-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By mtnpass
I wanna ride, I wanna ride, I wanna ride. ...

I wanna ride, I wanna ride, I wanna ride.

Chattanooga is supposed to be in the 50's this weekend. My sanity needs some time in the dirt. Let's make it happen.

Christian
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By mtnpass
What he said. You may also want to try a product...

What he said. You may also want to try a product called Aquaseal. We have long considered this a must-have on bike trips. (look for aquaseal as a general sealant in the repair section of outdoor...
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