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Forum: Beasts 11-22-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,511
Posted By Heavy
They look really close to the GIVI e21.... ...

They look really close to the GIVI e21....

http://upic.me/i/so/pn3p1.jpg
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 25,511
Posted By Heavy
Where did you buy yours? I just committed...

Where did you buy yours?

I just committed to buy a 2014, in black, too.
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4,929
Views: 914,734
Posted By Heavy
I still think it is a typo.... 2015: ...

I still think it is a typo....

2015:
<TABLE class=specs_chart> <TBODY> <TR> <TH>Front Suspension</TH> <TD>41 mm telescopic fork; 140 mm (5.5 in.) travel</TD></TR> <TR> <TH>Rear Suspension</TH>...
Forum: Beasts 11-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,929
Views: 914,734
Posted By Heavy
Canadian Honda site has specs showing more...

Canadian Honda site has specs showing more suspension travel for 2015.

I'm on the typo team on this one as the bike looks exactly the same.
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4,929
Views: 914,734
Posted By Heavy
Is that Barrie Honda?

Is that Barrie Honda?
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By Heavy
I've had a couple of straight-through,...

I've had a couple of straight-through, aftermarket mufflers and found an added baffle can really help with the volume.

Krome Werks (ya, I know, cruiser parts) has baffles for a large range of pipe...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,263
Posted By Heavy
Excellent advice. I was pretty sad when I...

Excellent advice.

I was pretty sad when I dropped my first bike....a couple of days after I picked it up. Certainly wasn't brand new any more, sitting upside down in a ditch. :huh

Buy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35,029
Views: 8,735,444
Posted By Heavy
Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never...

Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never tried riding it side-saddle, on my belly!
Forum: Beasts 06-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,929
Views: 914,734
Posted By Heavy
No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when...

No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when you put the risers on?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 513,684
Posted By Heavy
Bonneville Salt Flats ...

Bonneville Salt Flats

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/July%2020/strom.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,397
Posted By Heavy
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spi...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spirit/where.jpg

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%205/Beartooth1.jpg

Gotta second the...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Canada 09-14-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Heavy
Vermont cross border shipping

Anyone know of one of those shipping locations in the Montreal area where I can have things shipped to a location in the US (Vermont or something close) to bring it across the border myself?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,676
Posted By Heavy
Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the...

Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the wheel back on and drive it around, aiming for all the bumps and potholes I could find. Didn't do it until I got the pressure way up.

Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,676
Posted By Heavy
So you stop short of the starter fluid and a...

So you stop short of the starter fluid and a match?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hJFNuNoVfg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,676
Posted By Heavy
Okay. It worked. My gauge only goes to 60...

Okay. It worked.

My gauge only goes to 60 psi so I don't know what the final pressure was.

That, and beating it with a rubber mallet did the trick.

Thanks for the suggestions. Guess I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,676
Posted By Heavy
60 psi? :eek1

60 psi? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,848
Posted By Heavy
Hey Guys, I just got a set of 700's for my...

Hey Guys,

I just got a set of 700's for my DR650. I'm having trouble seating the front bead.

Any tricks or suggestions?

I posted here as well:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,676
Posted By Heavy
Shinko 700 - seating bead

Hey All,

I bought a set of 700's for my DR and I'm having trouble with getting the front bead to seat. The rear seated fine so my method was okay, I guess.

I've broken it down a couple of...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,733
Posted By Heavy
I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago. ...

I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago.

http://tinyurl.com/8yd547r

The roads were perfect. I don't think I've ever seen Southwood so clean. There was still sand but nothing like...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22,398
Views: 2,354,292
Posted By Heavy
I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the...

I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the other a DR650, pulling off hwy #11, at Novar, on Friday evening, around 6:30.

I waved and continued up #11, on my V-Strom.

Find some good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,684
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,684
Posted By Heavy
What size & length studs are they? Not to be...

What size & length studs are they? Not to be lazy but it would be nice to have them in hand when I start the project.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By Heavy
Shift into 1st before you come to a complete...

Shift into 1st before you come to a complete stop.

Have you done any clutch adjustments recently?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-02-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 219,287
Posted By Heavy
Heading South, towards Casper, WY, after riding...

Heading South, towards Casper, WY, after riding the Beartooth Pass.

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%205/Storm.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
I'm late to the party but.... ...

I'm late to the party but....

http://cycle-ergo.com/

From pure measurements, the KLR and DR are pretty close.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
I like that. I'm surprised though...that much...

I like that. I'm surprised though...that much attention to detail and they accepted the cheesy looking heat-shield?

http://www.bikeexif.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/dr650-suzuki-3.jpg
Forum: Canada 04-18-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 22,398
Views: 2,354,292
Posted By Heavy
I've used CBI a bunch of times. They're...

I've used CBI a bunch of times.

They're really good.

Get their phone number and you can call in when you're headed to pick up your stuff.

They'll have it sitting out, ready for you.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
Good work. Don't think anyone mentioned it but a...

Good work. Don't think anyone mentioned it but a typical cause for popping the CCT gasket is too much oil.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
Do a bunch of reading before you start bolting...

Do a bunch of reading before you start bolting things back up.:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By Heavy
Post this in the DR650 thread. There is...

Post this in the DR650 thread.

There is more available knowledge there than you can imagine.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
shock spring

I just posted a shock spring for sale in the market.

I got it for my DR. Its a little larger in diameter than the stock spring. I lost access to a lathe so I can't make my own perches for it.
...
Forum: Canada 03-19-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 31,654
Posted By Heavy
I was up in the area this weekend. The...

I was up in the area this weekend.

The frost is coming out of the gravel roads and there are some pretty bad spots.

It was twitchy in the car. I bet some spots would be a real challenge on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
Sounds interesting. I'd be in for a white one,...

Sounds interesting. I'd be in for a white one, if you're setting up a group buy.
Forum: Canada 02-28-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,094
Posted By Heavy
You have to make sure you book ahead and, if it's...

You have to make sure you book ahead and, if it's a rough day, don't plan on it being very relaxing.
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,764
Posted By Heavy
...because you didn't use the right urls for the...

...because you didn't use the right urls for the photos...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7060/6787085596_c45a7c05ea.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/6787084600_70c60a4fdc.jpg

...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
Ah. My mistake.

Ah. My mistake.
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
How does your Tsukigi compare to Sarah's DG, with...

How does your Tsukigi compare to Sarah's DG, with the baffle in it?
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,645
Views: 360,143
Posted By Heavy
Get them to pull the upper chain roller for you.

Get them to pull the upper chain roller for you.
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 101,261
Views: 19,619,837
Posted By Heavy
SW-MOTECH bash plate

Here's one Jeff can proably address: I was shopping for an SW-MOTECH bash plate for my 2008 and found prices from $124.99 (ProCycle) to $249.99 (Twisted Throttle). They look to be the same piece? ...
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