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Forum: Americas 05-29-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Took the Husky in for a rough idle problem, shop...

Took the Husky in for a rough idle problem, shop says its a bad fuel injector....hmph!
Forum: Americas 05-22-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Here is the link to my SPOT page if anyone is...

Here is the link to my SPOT page if anyone is interested in watching the progress of this trip.

https://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=1XJ80LqA4qpeJsPm8DARJIc8fnCvlb7MU
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Forum: Americas 05-20-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Stay warm out there! I know its been pretty cold...

Stay warm out there! I know its been pretty cold here 700 miles south!
Forum: Americas 05-19-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
I do plan on "wearing" the backpack. My hope is...

I do plan on "wearing" the backpack. My hope is that when loaded it will sit down on the seat behind me, that way it can act as a back rest and I won't have to carry the weight with my back muscles,...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Good luck on the departure Marc! If weather...

Good luck on the departure Marc! If weather pushes you south when crossing the great plains drop me a line on here, I have a spare bed (before June 12th that is). Your trip up looks like the same...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Also picked these up! My aunt got me the Alaska...

Also picked these up! My aunt got me the Alaska one, and after seeing it, I couldn't resist. They are amazing, I hope they turn out to be as useful as I think they will.
...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Update: For anyone who is interested....departure...

Update: For anyone who is interested....departure got pushed back to mid-June, probably around the 15th. But, things are starting to come together. Picked up a temporary position at work that will go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Anyone have any idea what the cam bearings should...

Anyone have any idea what the cam bearings should cost?....I have a feeling I'm getting majorly ripped off here, granted I haven't seen the bill, just verbal estimates.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Not sure :dunno the shop ordered it.

Not sure :dunno the shop ordered it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Motoxotica had it! Thanks! Just curious, but...

Motoxotica had it! Thanks!

Just curious, but does anyone know what kind of life I can expect out of this part? The bike has less than 10,000 miles on it right now, and I am planning a 10,000 mile...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Help Needed!

Hey guys, so I took the Husky in to get the above things checked out. Turns out the clutch hub bushing is worn out, problem is the shop cannot find the part at any of the dealers they have contacted....
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Bahahahaha! That is awesome, looks just like the...

Bahahahaha! That is awesome, looks just like the Baja designs one....at least when its on. :lol3
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,056
Posted By nconoan
Yeah mine came with the chain too, seems to be...

Yeah mine came with the chain too, seems to be the safest way is to hang it up so you cant knock it over. I gave mine a few hour test burn tonight, nifty little device. Excited to try it out for real.
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,056
Posted By nconoan
Just got mine in the mail. So 9 hour candle, no...

Just got mine in the mail. So 9 hour candle, no condensation in the morning, sounds like you run this all night? Its safe to sleep with this thing going? Sorry if this is an obvious question. Seems...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
If you've got the itch and the means to do it,...

If you've got the itch and the means to do it, I'd encourage it. There's a lot to be learned out on the road that can't be learned in a classroom or cube.

I am planning on being solo for most of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Gretna Cycle. Probably should have gotten your...

Gretna Cycle. Probably should have gotten your recommendation :doh Forgot there was another TE owner in town!
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Just dropped her off at the shop to make sure my...

Just dropped her off at the shop to make sure my clutch has not started shedding bits, which is apparently a problem for the 610's. Trip will be contingent on getting the bike in a condition where I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Just dropped the ole girl off at the shop to have...

Just dropped the ole girl off at the shop to have them take a look at the potential transmission problem. I don't trust myself to do that kind of work, nor do I have the tools for it.

Wish me...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 71,056
Posted By nconoan
Finally caught up with this thread! Crap load of...

Finally caught up with this thread! Crap load of great information...I really liked that candle holder idea a few pages back and will be picking one of those up for sure. For those that haven't seen...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Have decided to get the Husky ready for the...

Have decided to get the Husky ready for the trip...worst case scenario she blows up on me and I take a plane home.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Just ordered my Seat Concepts cover :D Was going...

Just ordered my Seat Concepts cover :D Was going to hop on over to get the Safari tank...thought...wow, what a beautiful tank and 6.6 gallons! Alllright! Then I saw the price tag.....:huh

Might...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Is this the right one? ...

Is this the right one?
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m137/Pants920/Husky%20Manual.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
The previous owner claimed to have done this...

The previous owner claimed to have done this around 6,000 miles, given he included the stock one in the box-o-goodies, I trust him. Will definitely check that the tension is in spec though.

160...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Thanks for the advice guys! Every day I get more...

Thanks for the advice guys! Every day I get more convinced that I want to do it on the Husky. What are the odds that the intermittent problem I'm having in 1st gear in the cold is not a clutch issue...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
When I went to change it out, it was glued down....

When I went to change it out, it was glued down. Just wondering how to properly get that off.

Thanks for the part suggestions. One question on the tank, does it come with its own fuel pump, or do...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,017,533
Posted By nconoan
Adventure Husky

Hey guys,
I'm looking for some input on which bike to an Alaska trip on this summer. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047588

I originally was thinking new DR650, do the requisite...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Hey John, Thank you for the input, I take...

Hey John,
Thank you for the input, I take anyones advice with a grain of salt since we all have very different experiences and goals in life...but it is always good to consider the viewpoints of...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
I definitely think your first response was...

I definitely think your first response was reasonable advice. 100%. And I know I'm not thinking very rationally, or carefully. I've just got my sights set on a goal and want to do whatever I can to...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
The budget I had in here earlier was a top of my...

The budget I had in here earlier was a top of my head guess. I have plenty of savings piled up for just such an occasion. If I spent 10,000 dollars doing this trip I would still be ok for probably...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
I will be. It is possible, but it is kind of a...

I will be. It is possible, but it is kind of a situation where they need someone to fill the position quickly before the work starts piling up. It is kind of a one man operation running an Electron...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
This fact right here makes the choice seem...

This fact right here makes the choice seem obvious...I've never really seen the point in living a secure life without doing something interesting with it. I just have to find the confidence that I...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Awesome advice Grin! :clap So today I got...

Awesome advice Grin! :clap

So today I got some rather conflicting news. A job might be opening up before I leave that would actually put me on the path to long term stability or at least closer to...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Just found the ideal 2009 DR here in the flea...

Just found the ideal 2009 DR here in the flea market....only thing is it already has 28K on the clock. What kinds of things should I be asking about (i.e. what parts are starting to go at this...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Thanks for the tips Juice! I would like to...

Thanks for the tips Juice! I would like to average around 200 miles a day, what kind of mods would it need? I see Acerbis makes a 5.3 gallon tank, pretty affordable too. Is there a preferred...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Have you received it yet? I am curious as to how...

Have you received it yet? I am curious as to how much detail they include.
Forum: Americas 03-10-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Man, that master collection from Butler is mighty...

Man, that master collection from Butler is mighty tempting. But 200 bucks just for a mapset?? At the same time, if they really do provide the best motorcycle routes the views alone would be worth it....
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
I ride through Florence any time I head up...

I ride through Florence any time I head up towards Blair, good riding around Blair...at least for NE! I need to check the elevations along my route for sure, I've experienced a surprise snowstorm at...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Hey Loro, It would be great to meet up, even...

Hey Loro,
It would be great to meet up, even just for a few hours to get ideas/suggestions from a local. Sounds like I'll be right in your neck of the woods as your leaving. Are you going to be...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Hi Mach, Your style of trip planning is...

Hi Mach,
Your style of trip planning is actually more in line with how I go about doing things. As you guys can probably tell, I'm not the best planner in the world. I'm sure I will make some...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,261
Posted By nconoan
Hey Marc, I will keep an eye on your progress...

Hey Marc,
I will keep an eye on your progress to see if we intersect, sounds like you will be a ways ahead of me but you never know. Do you have a thread going that I can watch?

I think I might...
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