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Forum: The Garage 05-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By DRPhoenix
Yup, cheap kits like these not for the faint of...

Yup, cheap kits like these not for the faint of heart or those with lack of patience. Usually I'm all about dualsport and thrashing the DR650, but alas my wife was diagnosed with ALS last summer so...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By DRPhoenix
Kickstand safety switch ?

Kickstand safety switch ?
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By DRPhoenix
More fuel for the fire, ...

More fuel for the fire,
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/856/medium/192project_bike_001.JPG (javascript:;)

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/500/medium/zoom_zoom_018.JPG...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By DRPhoenix
To the OP, if you like tinkering the cheap kit...

To the OP, if you like tinkering the cheap kit will provide good entertainment. I have two bicycles using the cheap two smoke engines. Each install presented various challenges overcome with beers...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 33,302
Posted By DRPhoenix
Subscribed to thread, and I know it's selfish but...

Subscribed to thread, and I know it's selfish but eagerly awaiting a breakfast pic :wink:. Someday I'll follow your lead and ride a little further than Bruces.

Cheers, Alex.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,640
Posted By DRPhoenix
Pics???, and if no pics random boob pics in place...

Pics???, and if no pics random boob pics in place of actual motorcycle pics will suffice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,125
Posted By DRPhoenix
Standing on the pegs, pick your line as far ahead...

Standing on the pegs, pick your line as far ahead as possible, don't target fixate on the boulders you want to avoid and don't always trust the line the rider in front of you has chosen as the best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,083
Posted By DRPhoenix
Rarely use the kill switch on the DR, result is...

Rarely use the kill switch on the DR, result is last time it was needed :uhoh it wouldn't release easily but thankfully worked as the safety device it was meant to be. Lubed and tested every few...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9,806
Views: 3,091,756
Posted By DRPhoenix
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/856/1...

http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/856/192Wstave_001.JPG (http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/showphoto.php?photo=20419&sort=5&cat=500)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,709
Posted By DRPhoenix
Mazda B3000 - 6 Dodge SX 2.0 - 4 DR 650 - 1 ...

Mazda B3000 - 6
Dodge SX 2.0 - 4
DR 650 - 1
66 cc two smoke Bicycle - 1
Chainsaw - 1
Weedeater - 1
Leafblower - 1
15 total.
Would like more but tough to get away with livin' in a Condo.
Forum: Canada 01-22-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,371
Posted By DRPhoenix
I've been hanging out at the show and having a...

I've been hanging out at the show and having a great time, if your complaining about parking costs ride your bike, duh! It's free parking if ya ride your bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Wow haven't checked in on the thread for awhile,...

Wow haven't checked in on the thread for awhile, still abusing my '04 and still running great. When it comes to bead breaking I haven't had a problem yet by using three tire irons, use two to expose...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,804
Posted By DRPhoenix
Maybe he was tokin' in the corners when the...

Maybe he was tokin' in the corners when the speeds were slower ?? Or maybe it was Grandpa's shirt and all he could think of was, " Man I'm wasting this guy on the straights and he can't even pass me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By DRPhoenix
I feel the heat on my DR650 this time of year,...

I feel the heat on my DR650 this time of year, but nothing bad happens so I contunue to ride the snot out of it. No special remedies required, besides it has what the sales brochures call SACS...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,471
Posted By DRPhoenix
While were waiting, here's a pic of you just...

While were waiting, here's a pic of you just before heading into Lytton,
http://i903.photobucket.com/albums/ac234/DRPhoenix650/LillooetTrip023.jpg?t=1276292159
Cheers, Alex.
Forum: Canada 05-14-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,660
Posted By DRPhoenix
Currently in Montreal, will get ya some info when...

Currently in Montreal, will get ya some info when I return to Vancouver.
Forum: Canada 05-04-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,660
Posted By DRPhoenix
I concur, the route through the farmland...

I concur, the route through the farmland backroads is more enjoyable than the straight through blast on the Lougheed. A nice diversion.
Forum: Canada 05-02-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,660
Posted By DRPhoenix
Might be interested in partial ride participation...

Might be interested in partial ride participation with an off pavement detour:huh , for those who are like minded:D .
Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
22mm or 7/8".

22mm or 7/8".
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Nothing wrong with the factory set up, I have...

Nothing wrong with the factory set up, I have been abusing mine in this way for over five years at various elevations from sea level to 6500' +. Agreed I don't have the throttle response or extra...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By DRPhoenix
New law has been effect in B.C. for a short time...

New law has been effect in B.C. for a short time now. My personal observations have been that of stealth users who are probably more dangerous than obvious flaunters of the LAW. What's up in Ontario,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 375,519
Posted By DRPhoenix
Lot's of good info here so I won't repeat my...

Lot's of good info here so I won't repeat my faves already mentioned. However you only have two wheels between you and the ground, learn to do regular checks and maintenance of your ride, tire...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Awsome, now I can stop twitching.

Awsome, now I can stop twitching.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Still thinking about the front rim, and bored so...

Still thinking about the front rim, and bored so heres the DR equipped with trail clearing device.
http://www.dualsportbc.com/photogallery/data/780/192Northwest_connector_002.JPG...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Another DR rim question

OK I,m gonna replace my cracked rim. DR manual lists size as 21X1.85, all I see in the catalogues are max 21X1.60 same as for eg. KLR. KLR rider and I buy same tire everything OK. Whats gives with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Thanks, wasn't comfortable with the welding idea...

Thanks, wasn't comfortable with the welding idea as suggested elsewhere. Not into risking equipment failure, just for minor savings.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
:D It surely would float, but thinking I must...

:D It surely would float, but thinking I must have nailed it close to the factory weld point. Looking to relace hub to a better than stock rim, so looking to the DR650 thread for the usual awesome...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Know what I need to do, just wondering if anyone...

Know what I need to do, just wondering if anyone else has experienced this. Last years tire change went over small dent in front rim, this years tire change reveals dent turned into crack:eek1 (upper...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By DRPhoenix
The insurance companies will police it ? Great...

The insurance companies will police it ? Great after someone is killed the phone records will seal their fate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,285
Posted By DRPhoenix
Pardon ? What ? If mike had no nose would I still...

Pardon ? What ? If mike had no nose would I still hide ? This makes no sense?!?!?!?
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,780
Posted By DRPhoenix
Soak in kerosene overnight, then steel wool...

Soak in kerosene overnight, then steel wool /polishing compund.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Yep,Stave flats West side.

Yep,Stave flats West side.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Dr suspension, know I'm gonna have to do...

Dr suspension, know I'm gonna have to do something eventually. Mine is a stocker '04 in factory lowered position. Have swapped rides occasionally and response is generally how the F do ya ride this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By DRPhoenix
Great, another law enacted that is diffficult to...

Great, another law enacted that is diffficult to enforce and based upon studies but providing little more than a band-aid. The general multitasking population will continue to ignore the rule of said...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By DRPhoenix
30,000 miles, do yourself a favour and spend the...

30,000 miles, do yourself a favour and spend the $30 bucks or so and do all the bearings. Good for another bunch 'o' miles after that. Special tools are block of wood and various sockets or other...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 96,044
Views: 18,091,410
Posted By DRPhoenix
Get a buddy to come over and use the kickstand of...

Get a buddy to come over and use the kickstand of their bike to break bead. Did two rears yesterday using this method.
Forum: The Garage 04-11-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,697
Posted By DRPhoenix
No Toil. Wash filter in kitchen sink without...

No Toil. Wash filter in kitchen sink without getting yelled at.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,881
Posted By DRPhoenix
New, all the scrapes and dents are like a history...

New, all the scrapes and dents are like a history and diary of my riding time. Also enjoy farkling with a fresh palette.
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,894
Posted By DRPhoenix
Great, now I've been the victim of another...

Great, now I've been the victim of another myth:mulie .
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,885
Posted By DRPhoenix
Looks like a neat product for the shop/garage,...

Looks like a neat product for the shop/garage, but for the road/trail I have tested various rubber bands. I have a mini can of WD40 and my spare tube wrapped with rubber bands originally used for...
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