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Forum: Battle scooters 01-21-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,538
Posted By flash5twelve
Awesome!

That looks like so much fun. I'm seriously considering a scoot, and the Zuma is on my short list.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Yes, I have insurance. I'm waiting to hear back...

Yes, I have insurance. I'm waiting to hear back from my agent about what to do to get a new one...and a better lock.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
I bought the DR200 for it's practicality on the...

I bought the DR200 for it's practicality on the island, but that doesn't make it a popular bike. Image is really important to the locals, and the image of the little DR does not impress....
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Pissed DR200 Stolen

I woke up this morning to find my DR200 stolen.

The bike was parked in a not obvious corner of our carport behind other cars and a workbench. It was locked with a U-lock through the back spokes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Cleaned the carb

I bought some carburetor cleaner, and tore into it today. I'm not sure all I was looking at when I got it open, but I pulled it apart and blasted it with carb cleaner. I found a really fine metal...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
I pulled the battery out and found the negative...

I pulled the battery out and found the negative terminal a bit loose. Cleaned both up and tightened them down. No problems yet...

I think I still may have a fuel problem. Took her out again and I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Rough Morning

Went out to my DR200 this morning to start it up. Battery dead. I just rode it yesterday...

I bump started it and got on my way. A couple of miles into the ride it died. I pulled it over and got...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-18-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By flash5twelve
Thumb Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who offered advice. I called G-force in Lakewood, and they were willing to sell a metal crate for $40. My landlord is happy with that, and I think all is working out.

Cheers!...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,765
Posted By flash5twelve
Thanks! I love to read the stories of the trips...

Thanks! I love to read the stories of the trips on little bikes--especially the DR200. :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Thanks, bross! That's a big help.:clap

Thanks, bross! That's a big help.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Rear suspension

Thanks! If I'm looking for 2 1/2" of sag, that is measured unweighted (wheel suspended) as the starting point, correct? Then I put the bike on the ground and sit on it to measure the difference?
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By flash5twelve
Thanks. They are closed today, but I'll give them...

Thanks. They are closed today, but I'll give them a call tomorrow.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By flash5twelve
I reread the email, and he only needs a used...

I reread the email, and he only needs a used crate that can be picked up by the seller to pack the bike in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By flash5twelve
Crate in the Lakewood/Denver area

I moved from Colorado a few months ago to Puerto Rico. My landlord just won a bike on Ebay that is in Lakewood, and since I'm from there he asked if I could help.

He is trying to find a shop...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Question Rear Shock

I'm curious about how to properly set up the rear shock on the DR200. The manual says to go to the dealer. The service guy at the dealer said to do it myself. From what I have found on the web the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,357
Posted By flash5twelve
False alarm

Nope! Break in the rain, so I got out for a couple of errands. :ricky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,357
Posted By flash5twelve
Flood Advisory

Today we have non-stop rain and flood advisories. I think I'll stay in.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Thanks! I need to stop and take more pictures,...

Thanks! I need to stop and take more pictures, but I get going and it is so hard to stop. :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Day Tripping Puerto Rico

My wife and I moved to Puerto Rico a few months ago, and because of work we haven't had a lot of time to explore the island. Over the holiday, she took some time off, and I drove her around to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,572
Posted By flash5twelve
My landlord has a collection of old Yamaha DT...

My landlord has a collection of old Yamaha DT 20-strokes. He rides a 125cc for errands and wears a bicycle helmet all the time.

There is a helmet law here in Puerto Rico, but I would say that it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Thanks, Bross! Minus the occasional hurricane,...

Thanks, Bross! Minus the occasional hurricane, the weather here is conducive to riding year round. I'll try not to rub it in too much.

:hide

I remember seeing pictures of you and your wife...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2009, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,983
Views: 1,261,861
Posted By flash5twelve
Hi Everybody!

Hi, I'm a new DR200 rider, and I'm new to advrider.com.

I just moved to Puerto Rico from Colorado and bought a dual-sport. Go figure! I was actually inspired to buy a dual-sport bike from my...
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