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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 284,512
Posted By rycomm
I'm going to be near there today, but not on a...

I'm going to be near there today, but not on a motorcycle, unfortunately.

Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,949
Posted By rycomm
Not sure if I need another tee shirt. How about...

Not sure if I need another tee shirt. How about some stickers?
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
I've never noticed it, but I have about 3000...

I've never noticed it, but I have about 3000 miles on mine now, I'd guess 2500 with the 16t. If you want to meet sometime we could compare. I almost always wear earplugs when riding, so that may be...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By rycomm
Ordered a rack for my WRR a couple of days ago (...

Ordered a rack for my WRR a couple of days ago ( wed night or thur am). It showed up yesterday (sat). Pretty amazing service for a excellent product. Now if I can get some time to get it mounted, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 43,624
Views: 8,294,495
Posted By rycomm
I recently acquired a wrr. Today I was adding a...

I recently acquired a wrr. Today I was adding a radiator guard ( Moose, not that it matters). I loosend the tank but didn't remove it to get a bit more access. As seems so typical, I bumped the bike,...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,658
Posted By rycomm
I have the pro taper Kx highs on my 07 dl650....

I have the pro taper Kx highs on my 07 dl650. They are 1" up and back risers. This is a great set up for me. I have the adventure tech peg lowering kit and the eom gel seat, which is higher than the...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,440
Posted By rycomm
I've had the adventure tech peg lowering kit for...

I've had the adventure tech peg lowering kit for a couple of years now. Nice kit, and easy to install. I've managed to drag the pegs a couple times, but it's not really an issue. It's not something I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,949
Posted By rycomm
I was looking at my assigned vacation time this...

I was looking at my assigned vacation time this year last night at work. What do you know, I have the first week in October off. Sounds like I'll be heading to Nebraska on the Drz.

Thanks, Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9,442
Views: 1,634,057
Posted By rycomm
Thanks everyone for the replies. I really like...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I really like the idea of an easy to ride FI bike. I was hoping the crf could be made into what I want. I figured even if I added $2000 of suspension and engine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9,442
Views: 1,634,057
Posted By rycomm
I've been reading about the crf lately. I've been...

I've been reading about the crf lately. I've been looking for a lighter alternative to my Drz. I like the drz on back roads, fire roads, and easy atv trails. However, when I follow orange bikes on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,788
Views: 2,073,083
Posted By rycomm
Hays House is in Council Grove, Council Bluffs is...

Hays House is in Council Grove, Council Bluffs is in Iowa. Just a typo I'm sure, but don't want to cause confusion. I enjoy riding in the flint hills. Completely different from the Ozarks of Missouri...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 8,483
Posted By rycomm
Ok, I subscribed to this thread. I have no useful...

Ok, I subscribed to this thread. I have no useful info to add, but thought I would help even the KC:MN ratio.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,626
Posted By rycomm
Unless it's changed, Danny Edwards closes at...

Unless it's changed, Danny Edwards closes at 3:00. Just open for lunch. I haven't been in about a year, so hopefully I'm wrong. But one may want to call to confirm before getting your hopes up.
...
Forum: Vendors 04-22-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4,151
Views: 886,016
Posted By rycomm
EnKcee, if you are "in KC" send me a message and...

EnKcee, if you are "in KC" send me a message and I'd be glad to help. 20 years as a 12v electrical tech. I have all the connectors and relays ect. My full time job often gets in the way, but I can...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
Maybe look for an alternate route or borrow a...

Maybe look for an alternate route or borrow a truck / minivan. I would hate to have to take apart a brand new bike. I'm afraid the dealer would want to back out of warranty or something if they saw...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,788
Views: 2,073,083
Posted By rycomm
CBX 250 from the post above.

CBX 250 from the post above.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
I've owned a KLR and still have a drz. The tu's...

I've owned a KLR and still have a drz. The tu's engine is much smoother than the others,especially the drz. The drz excels off / rough road though. The dr650 would be between the drz and KLR, both in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 284,512
Posted By rycomm
I think the structure in the far left of the...

I think the structure in the far left of the photo should narrow it down quite a bit.

Ryan
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 309,363
Posted By rycomm
That's pretty cool. ^^ Though the rider on...

That's pretty cool. ^^

Though the rider on the left probably didn't need to be tucked in. I'm pretty sure my tu250 can out run a J3.

Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
I think the bulb holder is in a rubber plug that...

I think the bulb holder is in a rubber plug that is just friction fit into the housing. There are several bulbs. One each for hi beams, FI, ect and one for the backlight. I think the backlight is the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
I had the speedo backlight burn out on my tau...

I had the speedo backlight burn out on my tau within the first couple of months of buying it. I was going to have it replaced under warranty, but decided to take a look myself. I think there are two...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
Friday and Saturday was in the 50's here. Ran...

Friday and Saturday was in the 50's here. Ran some errands on the TU. It had been about 3 weeks since I had ridden. Found a bit of re frozen ice. Made things interesting for a couple hundred yards,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,060
Posted By rycomm
I too went from a KLR to a 'storm. And then...

I too went from a KLR to a 'storm. And then bought a drz. The drz is much better off road and lighter too. I sometimes wish for an even lighter bike, but to get something street legal, lighter and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 167,667
Posted By rycomm
Smokin' guns? I've been there once. It was good,...

Smokin' guns? I've been there once. It was good, but I don't even remember what I had. But it has been a couple of years.

Ryan
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 167,667
Posted By rycomm
I've been there a few times. I've only had the...

I've been there a few times. I've only had the burnt end sandwich, but it's worth going back for. I've had he fries and spicy beans. The fries are better. I haven't had the regular beans, so they may...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,060
Posted By rycomm
I have a set of craftsman 1/2 drive non impact,...

I have a set of craftsman 1/2 drive non impact, and a set of the harbor freight impact sockets. I actually prefer the harbor freight ones. I don't have an impact gun, but use them with a ratchet or...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,060
Posted By rycomm
I'm pretty sure the countershaft sprocket is a...

I'm pretty sure the countershaft sprocket is a 32mm. But it's been a couple of months since I used it, so I could be wrong.

Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 1,362,683
Posted By rycomm
Anyone wish to make a comparison between the 500...

Anyone wish to make a comparison between the 500 and 350? I had the opportunity to ride a 450exc yesterday, and I don't think my DRZ is going to cut it anymore.
Thanks, Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,060
Posted By rycomm
I too have the moose pegs. I really like them,...

I too have the moose pegs. I really like them, especially off road. I wasn't sure it was really worth the $100, but I have no regrets. I'm sure there are some $25 ones out there that someone has used...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8,604
Views: 1,367,977
Posted By rycomm
It seems that air cooled engines and 2 strokes...

It seems that air cooled engines and 2 strokes benefit from a good warm up.
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,142
Posted By rycomm
I had a pair of their hiking style work boots (2...

I had a pair of their hiking style work boots (2 pair actually). They were comfortable, waterproof, and durable. Last year I bought my third pair of the exact model. After a couple of months of a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-18-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,542
Views: 636,515
Posted By rycomm
I'm not able to watch that video of me falling /...

I'm not able to watch that video of me falling / running down the hill, but I'm sure it's very graceful. I kept looking for a good place to land to slow down the decent. All I saw were rocks and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 284,512
Posted By rycomm
Lots of interesting roads near the new tag. Most...

Lots of interesting roads near the new tag. Most are paved, but marginally maintained. I was very near today, but not on the bike.
Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23,677
Views: 3,964,060
Posted By rycomm
My DRZ used to vibrate like that around 68-72 mph...

My DRZ used to vibrate like that around 68-72 mph with stock gearing. It drove me crazy, but never could figure it out.
On day I adjusted the (hope I get this right) idle / pilot needle and it all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 284,512
Posted By rycomm
Well, I did see those, but no pics. I didn't...

Well, I did see those, but no pics.
I didn't think they were the ones near Freeman, but do look like the Fairfax ones.
I didn't think of these. Never been close enough to recognize them.
There...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4,928
Views: 284,512
Posted By rycomm
I believe that they are near the confluence of...

I believe that they are near the confluence of the Ks and MO river. Unless this is a different set. Probably are a different, since there is little harmony there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 24,632
Posted By rycomm
I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed meeting...

I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed meeting all of you.
Hope you all have a safe and cool(er) ride North.
I keep wanting to ride north to MN WI and MI. I'll have to make the trip soon....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 24,632
Posted By rycomm
[QUOTE=Get_Bent;22278046]Taxiing to the "runway"...

[QUOTE=Get_Bent;22278046]Taxiing to the "runway"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE70YrfzgjM&feature=youtube_gdata_player


That was....... um.......graceful.
I guess that's part of the joy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 24,632
Posted By rycomm
It's been a while since I posted a photo. Lets...

It's been a while since I posted a photo. Lets see if I remember how.

First, the group at We B Smokin'.
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa372/rycomm/P1000609_zps97b5898a.jpg[/URL]

Eddie...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 24,632
Posted By rycomm
[QUOTE=Get_Bent;22276449]Good times, fun toys ...

[QUOTE=Get_Bent;22276449]Good times, fun toys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STsFXwR_F1M&feature=youtube_gdata_player

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STsFXwR_F1M&feature=youtube_gdata_player...
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