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Forum: Vendors 02-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 311,845
Posted By Joe Dirt
+1.

+1.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-24-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Joe Dirt
The only time my 990 had issues cutting out the...

The only time my 990 had issues cutting out the root cause was a loose battery lead.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Joe Dirt
I'm coming with a few friends. Those pictures...

I'm coming with a few friends. Those pictures are really motivating me to get the bike done and start packing. Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,364
Sticky: Tet
Views: 127,141
Posted By Joe Dirt
Chip, I received the email and .pdf file. Thank...

Chip, I received the email and .pdf file. Thank you.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,850
Posted By Joe Dirt
I recently loaded your s/w onto a Toshiba Thrive...

I recently loaded your s/w onto a Toshiba Thrive and it's working great. The onboard GPS seems to work okay, if a little slow to change, in the car. When warmer weather arrives I look forward to...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By Joe Dirt
Meh. No real difference over the Galfer's I had...

Meh. No real difference over the Galfer's I had before.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,311
Posted By Joe Dirt
I just went through similar symptoms and this...

I just went through similar symptoms and this information was extremely helpful in my troubleshooting. I turned the ignition switch and just heard a buzz or maybe an irregular fizzle (kind of hard...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,519
Posted By Joe Dirt
I just went through similar symptoms and this...

I just went through similar symptoms and this information was extremely helpful in my troubleshooting. I turned the ignition switch and just heard a buzz or maybe an irregular fizzle (kind of hard...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By Joe Dirt
I just went through similar symptoms and this...

I just went through similar symptoms and this information was extremely helpful in my troubleshooting. I turned the ignition switch and just heard a buzz or maybe an irregular fizzle (kind of hard...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Joe Dirt
I did 1000 miles of the CDR last month and had no...

I did 1000 miles of the CDR last month and had no problems with the Givi/KTM 46L top box. I loaded it with light but bulky items and then usually threw the grocery shopping for our evening camp out...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-05-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,805
Posted By Joe Dirt
I just ordered a set of Vesrah pads for the...

I just ordered a set of Vesrah pads for the front. I'll be back with impressions.....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,218
Posted By Joe Dirt
+1 After the nuclear holocaust there will be...

+1

After the nuclear holocaust there will be roaches and my bash plate.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-02-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By Joe Dirt
+1. My TKC80 front took no weight to adjust....

+1.

My TKC80 front took no weight to adjust. I changed this one at home and lined the dot with the stem.

My K60 needed half a box of weight! The dot was not lined up with the stem by the shop...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 114,459
Posted By Joe Dirt
We had trouble with the route between Sargent and...

We had trouble with the route between Sargent and Salida over Marshall Pass. The road was blocked. We rode around and finally found what looked kind of like a mtb track heading in the right...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 114,459
Posted By Joe Dirt
Another recollection was that I was scared to...

Another recollection was that I was scared to death of trying to get one of those rear tires off the bead to change a tube. Well, sure enough we had to. I knew from trying to mount one at home that...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 114,459
Posted By Joe Dirt
I did the middle of the CDR a couple weeks ago...

I did the middle of the CDR a couple weeks ago with 3 buddies. We fought alot with the GPS but finally got it sorted around the NM/Colorado state line. Some of the off-route excursions in NM were...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By Joe Dirt
Are you sure you have the wheel aligned properly?...

Are you sure you have the wheel aligned properly?

My method is to secure one fork leg, insert the axle through and move the other fork until the axle is centered on the hole, then install the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-24-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By Joe Dirt
I'm having the same trouble. The Waypoints...

I'm having the same trouble. The Waypoints transfer to the gps but they are no longer associated with the Route. I ASSume this is just a difference with the way the 550 works. I sent the same file...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,057
Posted By Joe Dirt
I'd suggest planning on 3 days. Traffic, and...

I'd suggest planning on 3 days. Traffic, and enforcement, have been much lighter on weekdays in my experience. Just keep an eye out for the cyclists that take advantage of the same off-peak time to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-13-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,850
Posted By Joe Dirt
Has anyone considered porting this idea over to a...

Has anyone considered porting this idea over to a "cheap" tablet? I'm thinking a 7" tablet could sit on my tank bag and be no more distracting than my 60CSx on the bars. Here's an option for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 143,944
Posted By Joe Dirt
What a great Rally! Thanks for all you do to...

What a great Rally! Thanks for all you do to make this happen Rick.

I managed to do Richlands Road (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15223901&postcount=477) with bpg and No...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,454
Posted By Joe Dirt
I'm late but In as well. Money went in the mail...

I'm late but In as well. Money went in the mail this morning.

The plan for this year is to drink less and ride more. Atleast that's the plan I'm starting with. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 130,071
Posted By Joe Dirt
A couple thousand more miles down the road and I...

A couple thousand more miles down the road and I think I had it right on first impression. One thing I'll add is that when I was in Idaho this summer I really enjoyed having perfect throttle...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,010
Posted By Joe Dirt
Here is the detailed view of my TAT packing...

Here is the detailed view of my TAT packing (http://averagejoesviewoftheworld.blogspot.com/2010/08/whats-in-bag.html). We stayed at hotels so cooking supplies were replaced by more bike spares and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 11-02-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,173
Sticky: TetS
Views: 101,688
Posted By Joe Dirt
I got the doc! :clap

I got the doc! :clap
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-26-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,846
Posted By Joe Dirt
Pisgah Forest Loop

This is a ride I put together on the fly and thoroughly enjoyed. The route starts near Linville, NC and includes a fun ~30 minute ridge ride which comes out to pavement just north of Lake James. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-20-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,406
Posted By Joe Dirt
I go out there on the weekends. I don't have any...

I go out there on the weekends. I don't have any tracks to share but it's well marked and the Eldorado Outpost (http://www.eldoradooutpost.com/) gives trail maps away for free and you need to stop...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
And I thought I was special.....

Hi Joe,

We are indeed in the process of making a fuel tank for the WR250R/X models. Although it is still too early in the process to be able to offer you any solid details, the tank is...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2010, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Joe Dirt
That's a tough one. The mountains are 2 hours...

That's a tough one. The mountains are 2 hours north of Uwharrie and everywhere below that mountain elevation is going to be hot and humid in July. I'd say either make the first day short and spend...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Joe Dirt
Eldorado Outpost...

Eldorado Outpost (http://www.eldoradooutpost.com/) is located very close to OHV entrance of Uwharrie and has provisions for all your needs if you were to get caught out by the weather. I'd travel...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By Joe Dirt
I have the RAM mount but I think I'll start...

I have the RAM mount but I think I'll start packing it in my Camelback this year. I'm not really getting alot out of having it placed on my bars.
Forum: Americas 04-21-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Joe Dirt
No, you won't need a sleeping bag for Uwharrie in...

No, you won't need a sleeping bag for Uwharrie in July. July and August are the humid months in NC which brings a different kind of camping discomfort. But you won't be more cold than your riding...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Force Radiator Guard

Installed a Force Accessories Radiator Guard (http://www.forceaccessories.com.au/store2/index.php?_a=viewProd&productId=58) this afternoon. Piece of cake! Here are some pictures and here is the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Thanks for all the reply's. BPG, your setup...

Thanks for all the reply's. BPG, your setup looks just like what I was going for. Jim and Crawdaddy I appreciate you offering your experience with my approach. I think you've all saved me alot of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Tool Tube Mod?

I picked up my WRR a few weeks ago and I've enjoyed putting on the miles of dirt roads, trails, and the pavement in between. I'm convinced I got the right bike. But that's not to say that I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Bash, are you sure the unit is charging? I'm...

Bash, are you sure the unit is charging? I'm sure 5V is necessary but I also understand that some devices are quite finnicky about the acceptible voltage levels which will allow charging. Here is a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
I was in the process of selling my DRZ so I'm not...

I was in the process of selling my DRZ so I'm not in a position to do any testing. Sorry.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
I can confirm that this is happening with my...

I can confirm that this is happening with my DRZ400 running an oversized tank. In my case I had the Clarke tank which does not have fuel in the shrouds. I think that would've made it worse. But...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Vopee, I just purchased a WR a couple weeks ago. ...

Vopee, I just purchased a WR a couple weeks ago. Mine came with a +4 sprocket on the rear which seems like a good match for local woods. Might that be a more available option for you? IIRC, that's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 43,284
Views: 8,193,843
Posted By Joe Dirt
Higher compression engines require higher octane...

Higher compression engines require higher octane to prevent knocking (pinging is probably more accurate). When you look at a piston crown you'll be able to see the effects of running too low octane...
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