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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
Really sorry to hear about your dog, that's...

Really sorry to hear about your dog, that's heartbreaking.
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,443
Posted By jessepitt
+1 That chain looks too tight to me also. ...

+1 That chain looks too tight to me also.


Great find, my first DR was '99 that I got with 8k on the clock as well. It was somewhere over 40k when I traded it. I enjoyed my first one so much I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,493
Posted By jessepitt
This is a great trip, you guys are doing it...

This is a great trip, you guys are doing it right. I have never been to Baja but it is high on my list. I plan/hope to make it there next winter with my wife and brother. Coincidently my brother and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-28-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,301
Posted By jessepitt
Awesome ride!! Welcome to the west coast. The...

Awesome ride!! Welcome to the west coast. The weather in Oregon and WA has been great up until Sunday, then it all went to hell, sorry. I hope you can dodge the rain on your way through.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,932
Posted By jessepitt
Have you lowered your DR with the built in low...

Have you lowered your DR with the built in low setting on the shock and fork? It might help get your feet down.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,211
Posted By jessepitt
Trying to make the KLR dirt worthy is a waste, it...

Trying to make the KLR dirt worthy is a waste, it will always be too heavy. It is happy on pavement so I would leave it there and get a dirt bike. It may sit more but when a real dirt ride comes...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-05-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 46,082
Posted By jessepitt
What a trip! Shame to see it over. Its not a bad...

What a trip! Shame to see it over. Its not a bad time of year to be back in OR tho...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-15-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
Well I guess PP wont be needing my old...

Well I guess PP wont be needing my old hand-me-downs!:eek1

Sweet!!!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
45k! Nice! Is that the clear or the white Acerbis...

45k! Nice! Is that the clear or the white Acerbis tank on that lovely bike?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-12-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
So... is that a real tattoo and is that your leg?

So... is that a real tattoo and is that your leg?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-11-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
I have an extra pair of riding pants I would be...

I have an extra pair of riding pants I would be happy to ship if they are on the x-mas list...? They are like new, Heine Gerike(sp?)
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 47,115
Posted By jessepitt
Great thread, I'm glad it got resurrected.

Great thread, I'm glad it got resurrected.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 18,599
Posted By jessepitt
Last time I was down that road (eight years ago)...

Last time I was down that road (eight years ago) there were down trees over the road and tall grass in places ie; untravelled. I was in my truck and made it through just fine but I think it took me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 19,575
Posted By jessepitt
That was a bruiser of a mug! :eek1 It was...

That was a bruiser of a mug! :eek1

It was nice to meet you last stragglers and I'm kicking myself for not stopping in Saturday when my wife and I rode by. Oh well, next year for sure. Obviously...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-27-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 46,082
Posted By jessepitt
Hey 0theries, great trip. I like your way of...

Hey 0theries, great trip. I like your way of travel, it seems relaxing. I hate deadlines, schedules and reservations when I travel for exactly that reason.
I justed wanted to offer some thoughts on...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-24-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 91,736
Posted By jessepitt
http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz307/jessepitt...

http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz307/jessepitt/AllGoProthrough3-17022_zps2c8c3172.jpg


http://i838.photobucket.com/albums/zz307/jessepitt/AllGoProthrough3-17023_zps0e6f605e.jpg

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Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 33,576
Posted By jessepitt
I like it. If the consensus is that you need a...

I like it. If the consensus is that you need a bigger or smaller bike switch categories. It would be rare that every one agrees that a certain brand is better for a given situation. I love the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
I have a feeling that this is the end of the DR...

I have a feeling that this is the end of the DR mega thread era.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-19-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 866
Views: 173,636
Posted By jessepitt
[QUOTE. I need to start a list of all you Bend...

[QUOTE. I need to start a list of all you Bend folks because I love riding over there but have nobody to do it with. Really going to try hard to find work in that area when i get back.[/QUOTE]

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 32,515
Posted By jessepitt
In

Saweeet!!!!

That should be a different bike alltogether when its finished.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 97,808
Posted By jessepitt
Awesome ride Wans and Bartek

Lots of neat plants and rocks out here.

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z304/mwan650/Baja%20WanK/Day%209%20san%20borja/Day%209%20catavina/P1130407_zps2e45798f.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Oooh, oooh me too!

Oooh, oooh me too!
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
I've got an XD9mm. I like it. I have two sixteen...

I've got an XD9mm. I like it. I have two sixteen round mags for it too. I also recently aquiered a S&W Body Guard 380. It is a little more compact than my wallet, slightly bigger than a deck of...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-11-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
I have a beautiful view of the mountains right...

I have a beautiful view of the mountains right out my front window, I'm watching the sun rise hit them as I type this. I look at my feet regularly also, as they carry me everywhere I go. Dont worry...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,856
Posted By jessepitt
A little more DR

Now that you are talking about a serious road trip I would recommend adding the DR650 to your serious look-at-list. With a few small mods that most people do to an new bike it is ready to go around...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-09-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
I hear you when you say you aren't feeling the...

I hear you when you say you aren't feeling the whole higher energies and cosmic forces thing. I try to keep up on JJ's report too and while i love his philosophy and energy, I also try to keep my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
Ps

As a Brief P.S to my ramble above I have another word of caution.
I am sitting here at home writing this on a sunny Thursday when I should be at work. I did not choose to stay home, I am suffering...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-07-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 314,300
Posted By jessepitt
I hope this helps...

Dude. I just wanted to commiserate with you about recovery and wish you all the best. I really hope shareing my story will help you in some way, maybe just so you dont feel like your going this...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-06-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,576
Posted By jessepitt
Pura Vida

My wife and I spent three weeks in OCT. of '12 traveling around CR. What an amazing place. I envy you for you obvious fluency and comfort with the area (and for your lote!:norton). I enjoyed our trip...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-06-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 91,044
Posted By jessepitt
Unbelievable trip! I love the engine repair!

Unbelievable trip! I love the engine repair!
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Yep, almost as easy as the clutch switch. Once...

Yep, almost as easy as the clutch switch. Once again chase the wires from the switch to where they reach a plug up under the seat. Cut the wires on the SWITCH side of the plug leaving a few inches of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
How about your kick stand switch? Is it still on...

How about your kick stand switch? Is it still on the bike? They are easy to remove and have caused many people problems. Even if its working fine its still a PITA so I recommend ditching it. I'm glad...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Wow, that's one of those really lucky/unlucky...

Wow, that's one of those really lucky/unlucky situations. Glad you got it all fixed.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Yup!:1drink

Yup!:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,971
Posted By jessepitt
Wtf?!?

:huhWhat a hassle! They should not have been taking in service work if they were closing shop.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Just chase the wires to where they conect behind...

Just chase the wires to where they conect behind the cowl, diconnect them and plug them to themselves to make it a complete circut. This is the easiest mod on the bike, plus it's reversable.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
I have a really bad knee (probably have it...

I have a really bad knee (probably have it replaced at some point) from a crash three some years ago so I have a hard time sitting with my legs bent tight, also it is hard for me to go from sitting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 111,196
Views: 22,598,983
Posted By jessepitt
Thank you Sarah, that was exactly what I had in...

Thank you Sarah, that was exactly what I had in mind.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,344
Posted By jessepitt
The DR350 has a six speed. The gear ratios change...

The DR350 has a six speed. The gear ratios change depending on the year and whether it is a dirt or street model. I have had my '98 Dirt model up to (GPS) 90mph with my duel sport gearing on it. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,344
Posted By jessepitt
Well maybe an ole XR350l? How tall are those?...

Well maybe an ole XR350l? How tall are those? They seem low to me, course they may not like 70 for any length of time.
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