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Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,179
Posted By Dalmatino
Best way would be for an after market shock with...

Best way would be for an after market shock with ride height adjustment.
Usually they come with 12-15mm further adjustment over stock. First you will get more height from a better properly setup...
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 618,179
Posted By Dalmatino
Hey DRV, can you give us few more pics of the...

Hey DRV, can you give us few more pics of the whole bike and different angles...thanks
Jessie's might be the ticket...looks good.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,127
Posted By Dalmatino
Nah, not at all !! All the same, I said...

Nah, not at all !!

All the same, I said "TRY" to stay away from both :D
But If I just had to, it be Air cooled Duc a doodle :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,127
Posted By Dalmatino
From experience, I try to stay away from both!!

From experience, I try to stay away from both!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,326
Posted By Dalmatino
Wow, I spent all that time typing a book while...

Wow, I spent all that time typing a book while those 6 lines sum it up perfectly lol..

Yes looks like we do, and nowadays it seems there's a lot more of like minded than ever before.

Your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,326
Posted By Dalmatino
Well Bob I had to exaggerate a little bit to get...

Well Bob I had to exaggerate a little bit to get the point across lol.

But!
I was reluctant to go on, but out of genuine sadness (state of things) I must, just a bit.

Our little riding thing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,812
Posted By Dalmatino
It wasn't me I swear, I'm never that responsible...

It wasn't me I swear, I'm never that responsible :D
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 67,508
Posted By Dalmatino
What wind screen is that? It looks good and like...

What wind screen is that? It looks good and like it works good too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,812
Posted By Dalmatino
Flame away lol.. ...

Flame away lol..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cjnmNGtH7A
Forum: Beasts 11-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,160
Posted By Dalmatino
I did 17s on my DL1000. It was a huge improvement...

I did 17s on my DL1000. It was a huge improvement in handling and braking. Bike is long gone now but still have the wheels and all the set up stuff if anyone is interested.

...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dalmatino
Ooops, never mind I just realized that you found...

Ooops, never mind I just realized that you found that they are bent under the bottom triple.

Options...look for another set of used forks on ebay or from wreckers but good luck.
Buy new fork...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By Dalmatino
It don't look like the forks to me but it is hard...

It don't look like the forks to me but it is hard to tell from pics.

The fender looks too far away from the tire and it looks to me like maybe a rock got between the tire and the fender bending...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
Todd900ss, thanks for the generous offer but I'm...

Todd900ss, thanks for the generous offer but I'm planning on going all black bodywork. I just wish I could get it in mat finish like the Accerbis tank.
Also after putting some riding time in this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,326
Posted By Dalmatino
It's all very simple sir. It simply...

It's all very simple sir.

It simply boils down to attitude towards life.
Europeans and many other people around the world still have "Balls" in regards to life and living it without always...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
I started too, with parts, but haven't got into...

I started too, with parts, but haven't got into the bike yet.

Got a set of 07 gsxr 750 front forks . Had them fully redone with 20mm extensions to meet the proper length for the bandit. Also got a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
I was in the same boat. Had to open up a yahoo...

I was in the same boat. Had to open up a yahoo email account to get in.
There's a lot of info there and a bunch of real friendly guys but the admin is a real strict pain in the ass.
You need to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,351
Posted By Dalmatino
What you're trying to say is "most racers don't...

What you're trying to say is "most racers don't got the BALLS to ride hard on the back roads".

That's why GP don't to TT no more :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,351
Posted By Dalmatino
What about the ones that are good enough to hold...

What about the ones that are good enough to hold their own at the track? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,812
Posted By Dalmatino
What Fairing is this? Does it work well? It...

What Fairing is this?
Does it work well?
It looks real nice on that SV.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,946,812
Posted By Dalmatino
Biggest mistake there is that he went into the...

Biggest mistake there is that he went into the turn way to early.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
Looks like early Honda 600 (F2 I believe). That's...

Looks like early Honda 600 (F2 I believe). That's what a buddy of mine has on his.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,455
Posted By Dalmatino
Fuel Injection and that's it. All the rest...

Fuel Injection and that's it.

All the rest of the crap just takes all the life out of riding.

I stopped buying current bikes (too good = no soul) and went back 15 years and got these. And all,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,410
Posted By Dalmatino
Looks like its blue and white time. With...

Looks like its blue and white time.

With Warp9 17' SM wheels..
http://dalmatino.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-Motorcycles/i-FNNpQLW/0/L/20140525_141218-L.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,069
Posted By Dalmatino
Try Speigler USA or Apex, they can provide you...

Try Speigler USA or Apex, they can provide you with assortment of bar conversions or fully adjustable clip-ons and rear sets.
I find that bigger windscreen usually just causes more buffeting.

...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,069
Posted By Dalmatino
I think I know what you're after. A- K5-6...

I think I know what you're after.

A- K5-6 gsxr1000 with Apex adjustable clip-ons, Sargent seat and adjustable rear-sets. I would do full days on mine before I had any of that stuff on and it was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,211
Posted By Dalmatino
That be awesome thanks. It give me some idea what...

That be awesome thanks. It give me some idea what I may need to deal with.
Messn' with the linkage leverages and ratios makes me a bit nervous, It could become a nasty can of worms lol.
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,211
Posted By Dalmatino
Not sure who's bike this is (got it of the net)...

Not sure who's bike this is (got it of the net) but I really like it and is the look I'll be going for but with Inverted forks and custom gauges and so on.
Looks like a Duc tail section.

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,211
Posted By Dalmatino
Nice builds SVR700...seen the bandit on Maximum...

Nice builds SVR700...seen the bandit on Maximum Suzuki, very tasty.
How difficult was the swing arm swap?
I'd definitely like to swap out mine for something newer and beefier. Looking at it the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,211
Posted By Dalmatino
Here's the only decent one I got...Was never that...

Here's the only decent one I got...Was never that happy with that head light/fly screen setup. Setup of SV gauge cluster was difficult to deal with and this was supposed to be temporary.

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 82,211
Posted By Dalmatino
That butterfly has flown the koop, lol..Thanks...

That butterfly has flown the koop, lol..Thanks for the kind words,
It's 06 SV1000s with fairings removed, 06 gsxr1000 front forks and back wheel and well tuned.

Next project..0r two..

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,266
Views: 564,464
Posted By Dalmatino
Picked this up from the original owner over the...

Picked this up from the original owner over the weekend.
It has 64,000 klm, well used, mechanically well serviced, but cleaning and cosmetic care not so much.
Started cleaning and ended up in this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dalmatino
A bit of an update. Had a bit of luck come...

A bit of an update.

Had a bit of luck come my way just before I put a fairly hefty order with procycle and just before picking up/paying for the new bike.

This came up for sale locally pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
Wheels, are they 19 x 2.15 front and 17 x 3.50...

Wheels, are they 19 x 2.15 front and 17 x 3.50 rear by any chance? This is what I'm considering from Warp9 also.

Man you don't have to worry about running out of gas that's for sure.

Very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 102,115
Views: 19,958,795
Posted By Dalmatino
I see you got your problem sorted out. Thanks for...

I see you got your problem sorted out. Thanks for the explanation, I plan on doing the same.

Can you give us your opinion on the Lynx, in regards to wind protection and noise/buffeting.
I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Dalmatino
Help, Rear Rack and hardbags

I need some input on rear rack and side bag combo, pleeease...

Cant decide between Pat Walsh and Nomadic. Pro and cons on either.

Anyone have experience with Dirt Baggs hard luggage and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dalmatino
http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/8yAAAOxyg...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/8yAAAOxygPtS9FbZ/$_20.JPG



Any one have these on their bike? They are made by Dirtbaggs and are $680 Canadian with mounting brackets/hardware....
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dalmatino
Wondering if any one here might have one of those...

Wondering if any one here might have one of those Lynx fairings on their DR and what you think of it in terms of actual wind protection and otherwise.

I'm also curious what it looks like with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dalmatino
Wondering if anyone has a Lynx on thair DR650...

Wondering if anyone has a Lynx on thair DR650 with an Acerbis 5.3 tank.

A pic would be real nice.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dalmatino
Awesome, thanks. I think I may giv it a try..

Awesome, thanks. I think I may giv it a try..
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dalmatino
Anyone run of these on a DR650? It seems...

Anyone run of these on a DR650?

It seems pretty vertical and Im afraid of the dreded buffetting. Its a bit of coin to find out.
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