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Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 28,489
Posted By drdirty
I'm gutshot on this! I don't have much money as I...

I'm gutshot on this! I don't have much money as I am retired meatcutter living on social security, but I am a big fan of DAKAR and am always hoping that American riders would start to show their...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,567
Posted By drdirty
KLR,KLR,KLR. I have lived in Montana for 29...

KLR,KLR,KLR.
I have lived in Montana for 29 years. Missoula,Dillon,Whitehall and now Harlowton. I have been through all of the areas that are considered the CDR.
I have been riding a '07 Suzuki...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,735
Posted By drdirty
Shady, Another DR fan shouting at you from...

Shady,
Another DR fan shouting at you from Central Montana(Harlowton). I have had my DR since June '07. It's at 15,500 miles now and still running as solid as day one. I have had lots of great times...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By drdirty
Dakez, profile filled out. Thanks for all the...

Dakez, profile filled out.
Thanks for all the positive vibes out there,fellow riders.
I will admit that I am getting a little depressed with the thought that I might not be able to ride as much as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By drdirty
Bad year for riding

We had a long winter, we are having a terrible spring with cool temps ,lots of rain and flooding. The ground is so soaked that back country rides on the DR650 are out of the question.
But the big...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,561
Posted By drdirty
Talking This is a "if I was rich" responce. Early...

This is a "if I was rich" responce.
Early Spring '07 I returned to the WONDERFULL life of motorcycling.
I bought a '07 XL883 Sportster and a '07 Suzuki DR650SE
The Sportster was probably a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 39,336
Posted By drdirty
Powder coated pipes

30 Bones!
I really like the look of your bike with the coated pipes,guards and air filter can!
I have thought of doing that to my XL883 standard for a couple years now but never got around to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,235
Posted By drdirty
Just turned 60 last week.:1drink When I was 11...

Just turned 60 last week.:1drink
When I was 11 or 12,my Dad came home with a Honda 50cc step through. We took it to the hill climb area in Idaho Falls, Idaho and played with it all day! He put a pad...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,314
Posted By drdirty
Rok Straps fan here:clap Money well spent. I use...

Rok Straps fan here:clap Money well spent. I use the 1" crusier staps on my dr650 and PMC tail rack and I can haul alot of stuff with out the stuff working loose or shifting around. Give them a try...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,380
Posted By drdirty
What a classic ride!! Your ride was what...

What a classic ride!! Your ride was what Dual-Sport Adventure ride is all about!! You inspire me to so that kind of ride! thanks:beer
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2010, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By drdirty
Check out Bike Bandit. I just got a pair...

Check out Bike Bandit. I just got a pair delivered fast along with the IRC tubes for my DR650. They had the best price that I could find and the shipping is very low!
I am finishing up on my fourth...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,774,338
Posted By drdirty
Great News!! The Peach is a real motorcycle...

Great News!!
The Peach is a real motorcycle enthusiast who shares her love for bikes in an entertaining style. I really enjoy this web site, and having Peach back will just make it better. For those...
Forum: Vendors 04-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,039
Posted By drdirty
I've bought helmets,...

I've bought helmets, jackets,goggles,tires,tubes,gaskets,oil filters,luggage and who knows what else and I have had NO issues from BikeBandit.
I have worked in retail for about four decades, and...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,497
Posted By drdirty
jtwind, drdirty here. Thanks for shopping at...

jtwind,
drdirty here. Thanks for shopping at our store in Harlowton, MT.
My boss Beth intercomed me that I should check out the BMW in the parking lot, as she has heard me mention them before.
It...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,118
Posted By drdirty
Darth Peach It's real good to see you back...

Darth Peach
It's real good to see you back again and posting your classic ride reports and pictures.
As a citizen of Montana I have had a negitive attitude toward California .
But the reports and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 392,283
Posted By drdirty
I have been watching this thread since it...

I have been watching this thread since it started. I started riding motorcycles when I was 11 years old. I am 59 now. My father got me started and it stuck. I won't get into all the bikes I've had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
Pro Cycle low fender kit for the DR650

Today it got into the high 40's and the horrible winds of 25 to 35 mph quit, so I mounted the Pro Cycle fender on my bike.

It is a univeral cafe fender with two black exhaust pipe type clamps and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,708
Posted By drdirty
I'm pushing 10,000 miles on a '07 DR650. I have...

I'm pushing 10,000 miles on a '07 DR650. I have pushed this bike as far as I am willing to go. I have been in places where I should'nt have tried, but I made it and survived:freaky
I am in the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
procycle low fender

JibJab,
Will do. I think it is way too pricey for what it is, but what the heck.
My riding trips are getting longer with more miles on pavment and hard dirt/gravel roads, so I want to see if the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
I treated my baby to a Garmin 60, new rear tire,...

I treated my baby to a Garmin 60, new rear tire, Wolfman Tank panniers and the Pro Cycle low fender kit. I now have more in my DR than the XL883:freaky
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 97,238
Posted By drdirty
Sounds interesting! I have a '07 XL883 and a...

Sounds interesting!
I have a '07 XL883 and a '07 DR650SE. I like them both.
I have racked up 9700 miles in two seasons on the DR and only 6100 on the Sportster. All day rides with a couple two day...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
:ear

:ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,713
Posted By drdirty
Stone Mill closing

I hope that Stone's closing dosen't hurt any ADV members here:cry
I lived in Missoula for 14 and a half years, and left there in 1998. I knew several great people who were employed there, some have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 59,524
Posted By drdirty
Yamaha DT125 Enduro. Got another one three years...

Yamaha DT125 Enduro. Got another one three years later after a stint in the US Army and realized it was too small:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2009, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,883
Posted By drdirty
PMR Racks

I have the tapered racks and the tail rack from PMR. If they offered the square racks when I was setting my bike up, I would have gotten them instead.
The tapered racks work well. and are easy to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,257
Posted By drdirty
Another Schampa fan here. I have one light one...

Another Schampa fan here. I have one light one for a liner for my G-Max full face and it really helps with cooler temps, and I can slip my eyeglasses in the opening. I also have their fleece model...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,699
Posted By drdirty
Yeah,I oopsed too. At the tail end of one of the...

Yeah,I oopsed too. At the tail end of one of the best day rides I have ever taken on my DR650, I stopped at a store and bought two packs of Swisher Sweet Cigar to enjoy with the Miller Lites waiting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
Thanks Midnightventure! I would love to be able...

Thanks Midnightventure!
I would love to be able to ride that distance in one day without feeling like a cripple. I have found that the stock DR seat is good for about 75 miles before some serious...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
TPI Seat

Thanks, Elvis70.
I understand that Saddlemen is making the seat for TPI. Looking real close at both shows a difference in design. The TPI has a different welt design than the Saddlemen. I do not...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 101,350
Views: 19,659,789
Posted By drdirty
TPI Seat

I did the search and have not found a review on this new for this year seat.
I have had it with the stocker. The Alaskan Sheep Skin helps, but not enough.
Has anybody bought the TPI seat for their...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,774,338
Posted By drdirty
:wave Bye Peach! missyoumeanit

:wave Bye Peach!
missyoumeanit
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,247
Posted By drdirty
Ive kicked that idea around alittle. I have a '07...

Ive kicked that idea around alittle. I have a '07 XL883 and a '07 DR650SE. The XL is pretty much stock, the DR is farkled out for anytime,anywhere! The XL rides much nicer on asphalt but is a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 18,457
Posted By drdirty
oops

bet he won't do that again:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By drdirty
little belts

Amen to that. I live in Harlowton and have been up in that area several times. It's easy to take 487 all the way to Kings Hill, down to Niehart and have a burger and beverage and they have the gas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,720
Posted By drdirty
Checking in too! Central Montana(Harlowton) ...

Checking in too! Central Montana(Harlowton)
WESTFEST in Darby!!!! I have to make that one. I'm so excited I almost had an accident:clap I'll be there with my DR and large amounts of BEER:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 27,939
Posted By drdirty
Non stop Harleys

Why all the Harleys?
It's because its what the people want.
I live in a small Central Montana town and on weekends lots of Harley riders come through, always in groups. It is a rare and wonderful...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-13-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By drdirty
Lived in Dillon for 3.5 years. I hunted alot up...

Lived in Dillon for 3.5 years. I hunted alot up in the area around Swanson cabin. Good Elk country!
The route is rockey and steep. Going down towards Poloris is VERY STEEP and loose ground with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,774,338
Posted By drdirty
Ditto to Gotta Ride, I have been enjoying your...

Ditto to Gotta Ride,
I have been enjoying your reports. I will NEVER get to Califorina and see the country there, I kinda of like the country here.
But you do inspire this 58 year old to get out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By drdirty
:huh

:huh
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