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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
Wink XR650L, not XL650R, and actually the engines are...

XR650L, not XL650R, and actually the engines are not the same at all, they are similar.

Some things that are different, starting from the top are...

Head cover
Rocker arms
Camshaft
Cam...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 21,937
Posted By Onederer
How many people drop their Mini Cooper on the...

How many people drop their Mini Cooper on the side and have to pick it up?

Using that logic, a 900lb motorcycle is 1.125% the weight of a loaded 18 wheeler. That thing should almost lift itself...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
That's pretty snazzy. Once upon a time,...

That's pretty snazzy.

Once upon a time, headlights had a detachable lens so they could be cleaned an the reflector could be polished. You've done the next best thing.
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 194,726
Posted By Onederer
They probably thought most people would just cut...

They probably thought most people would just cut the rear of the frame off and strip the rest of the bike down for the carafe style.

After all, that's what happened to all the original SRs.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 40,282
Posted By Onederer
That's because you're an ego tripping dick.

That's because you're an ego tripping dick.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By Onederer
A lot of you are really behind on what's been...

A lot of you are really behind on what's been going on in the big bore single cylinder world for the last decade, not even mentioning the DR800 from several decades ago.

...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
Is the front sprocket worn? It doesn't have to be...

Is the front sprocket worn? It doesn't have to be worn out, just enough that the teeth have a slight hook on them will cause a lot of vibration and it would be worse in higher gears with a load at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 32,031
Views: 7,810,106
Posted By Onederer
Ketchup and mustard gang. They are down at...

Ketchup and mustard gang. They are down at McDonellz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9KnNoWQR_E&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 133,770
Posted By Onederer
Do any of you visit the XR600R thread? They...

Do any of you visit the XR600R thread?

They are hard on third gear too and I have replaced one before it blew.

Just my experience and it may help some of you decide if third gear needs...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,100
Posted By Onederer
You people who want an electric motorcycle better...

You people who want an electric motorcycle better hurry up and get in on it so you can enjoy them before you have to prepay for electricity and electricity theft is made a felony.

You'll be able...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,913
Posted By Onederer
Fail. That guy is trying way to hard to be...

Fail.

That guy is trying way to hard to be cool; not cool. Wearing three trendy torso coverings does not equal three times the cool trendy factor.

Is that a deer whistle under the chin bar?
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 74,746
Views: 7,848,603
Posted By Onederer
A previous KLR owner?

A previous KLR owner?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Onederer
Great news!

Great news!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-24-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Onederer
I'm not set on a fuel problem with that...

I'm not set on a fuel problem with that information.

From what you describe, it's intermittent. Fuel problems can be that way, but not often. Loose jets can cause problems like you describe and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By Onederer
Here's a secret; the carbs aren't the only thing...

Here's a secret; the carbs aren't the only thing needed for a gasoline engine to run properly.

It could be in the ignition or even something like a sticking valve. You really didn't give a lot of...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Onederer
Adjustable Reach Levers

I was putting one of my old mountain bikes back together and remembered the early bikes used motorcycle levers and cables.

For you vintage riders who would like some inexpensive adjustable...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 74,746
Views: 7,848,603
Posted By Onederer
The foam is just old, buy some new foam and reuse...

The foam is just old, buy some new foam and reuse the cover if it's still good.

Get stiffer foam from the aftermarket if you like. My '01 XR650L seat is much stiffer than my '84 XL600R seat and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
There is no such thing as cruising at 85mph with...

There is no such thing as cruising at 85mph with these bikes. A Busa can cruise at 85mph, not a XL600R. Sustained speeds of 85mph are in the realm of race speeds, which would need a race preped...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
Well, I didn't ask you to hang out with me. Are...

Well, I didn't ask you to hang out with me. Are you offended by that?

OK, so I started to go back and find some more information to support my ranting, and I came across this.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
I ride one of these on almost a daily basis and...

I ride one of these on almost a daily basis and do a lot of freeway riding. I know my rear from a hole in the ground when it comes to these bikes. I can push mine to 100mph, but there is no way it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
Horse crap! The bike has power to run 85mph, but...

Horse crap! The bike has power to run 85mph, but in no way cruise at 85mph. The stock gearing is plenty for top speed for anything but a fully faired, speed record bike.

Adding taller gearing will...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,466
Views: 199,237
Posted By Onederer
http://fayar.craigslist.org/mcy/4566524974.html ...

http://fayar.craigslist.org/mcy/4566524974.html

$1000

http://images.craigslist.org/00U0U_gHqxsBA00yd_600x450.jpg

http://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_d8GRI7ilPIo_600x450.jpg
This trike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
It's not the first time JJXL has given incorrect...

It's not the first time JJXL has given incorrect information, nor is it the first time I've popped in on this thread or others that I've seen the more prominent posters giving outright poor...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
You don't know WTF you're talking about and that...

You don't know WTF you're talking about and that is what happens when the people who know what they are talking about, leave. These free sites wear knowledgeable people out and all that is left is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,064
Posted By Onederer
It's possible, but I get what you're saying. ...

It's possible, but I get what you're saying.

I know some dirt roads with really packed sections that a tire can squall, because I've done it in vehicles.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,064
Posted By Onederer
I see your 17GB transmission and raise you a two...

I see your 17GB transmission and raise you a two stroke XR100.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMzsDsYtnFc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

1:40 chase scene starts.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
BTW, if the wires are going to be lengthened,...

BTW, if the wires are going to be lengthened, the front or rear XR650L turn signals can be used. The front stalks are shorter and won't sag as quickly or be broken off as easily. Either way, the OEM...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
I have had good service from K&S products, but...

I have had good service from K&S products, but the last Honda type turn signals I bought are starting to get dry rot/cracks at the base of the rubber stalks after a couple years. This bike doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 381,384
Posted By Onederer
Are those made by Pfizer?

Are those made by Pfizer?
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By Onederer
I buy my gear on the discount sites and the...

I buy my gear on the discount sites and the last-years stuff. Last decade is also game. I could care less if it's a match. It's just too bad there are not the neon colors of the 1980's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 381,384
Posted By Onederer
Very mature of you sir, well handled. The...

Very mature of you sir, well handled.

The sad fact is you're not the majority. I see too often, people of your age that act like high schoolers, the never progressed past that. I know that a lot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,176
Views: 381,384
Posted By Onederer
By outgrow, do you mean gain 200 pounds? I...

By outgrow, do you mean gain 200 pounds?

I know it's not because a new rider is fully competent in a few months or that a 500cc bike has too little power or size to be practical.

You did say up...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10,399
Views: 1,390,988
Posted By Onederer
:jack It's the internet rmhrc628, not a...

:jack

It's the internet rmhrc628, not a live conversation, you have time to read the previous comment, twice.

Anyway, I think you just reinforced mcma111's statement. Good job.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 13,618
Posted By Onederer
Is anyone keeping track of these masters of their...

Is anyone keeping track of these masters of their universe? I'd like a PM when reality pokes their starfish.


I tried to be a master today and keep a safe following distance in traffic. To bad...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
Old OEM headlight housing on top, new one on...

Old OEM headlight housing on top, new one on bottom. This shows how much duller the old reflector is.

http://i676.photobucket.com/albums/vv126/KryptoMite/XL600R/0830131619b.jpg

Just information...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
That's it right there. There is not a way to get...

That's it right there. There is not a way to get better than OEM without spending real $$. The problem with a lot of the OEM XL600R headlights is they are 30 years old and the reflectors are faded....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,740
Posted By Onederer
Color mirrored shield + polarized sunglasses =...

Color mirrored shield + polarized sunglasses = psychedelic riding
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Onederer
Pikes Peak is paved now? Why are they still...

Pikes Peak is paved now?

Why are they still racing dirt bikes on it?
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12,989
Views: 1,231,085
Posted By Onederer
The XL600R was the most powerful stock RFVC made....

The XL600R was the most powerful stock RFVC made. The thing holding it back is not power but suspension and brakes (to a lesser degree). If you're mostly riding street and want more power you should...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 263,831
Posted By Onederer
I'm guessing anything young, female and not fat...

I'm guessing anything young, female and not fat passes for hot these days.

What happened to beautiful women?
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