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Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
Yep,nice to have options.The FJ-09 centerstand...

Yep,nice to have options.The FJ-09 centerstand mounting points are both left of the exhaust...interesting.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
I believe he's referring to swinging a leg when...

I believe he's referring to swinging a leg when mounting.
I can't swing a leg so I climb stepladder the footpeg.
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
Hoping that wide stance centerstand bolts right...

Hoping that wide stance centerstand bolts right up to my FZ-09.
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By inroads
Aqua and white.Thank goodness not the hot pink.

Aqua and white.Thank goodness not the hot pink.
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,228
Posted By inroads
My 25 year old VTR 250 mini-Interceptor stacks up...

My 25 year old VTR 250 mini-Interceptor stacks up well w/27 RWHP,it's a match for the Honda and at
320 lbs undercuts 1 or 2 of these bikes.Will walk away from a Ninja 250 in a top gear roll-on to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
Yep,I got grouchy and you got senile.

Yep,I got grouchy and you got senile.
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
If you were open minded then you would see the...

If you were open minded then you would see the vast advantages of chain drive.
The advantages of shaft drive are basically 2 things:quiet running and lack of routine maintenance.those two minimal...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
Paul[/QUOTE] Could it be that your son...

Paul[/QUOTE]



Could it be that your son is still waiting for you to grow up ?
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
55 years of riding and stuck in your ways.You...

55 years of riding and stuck in your ways.You can't go back cause you got too old and to lazy to oil a chain.As for chain stretch that is why it was "stretch" Mr. Know it all.
Thank goodness the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 54,036
Posted By inroads
Shaft drives have their place but not on this...

Shaft drives have their place but not on this bike.
So many advantages to chains and and all they ask is keep em wiped clean with
WD or equivalent every 600 miles or so.Minor thing to ask for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
Definitely replace.Looks like porosity pitting in...

Definitely replace.Looks like porosity pitting in the metal.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,052
Posted By inroads
Cycleracks rack

eBay has a new Cycleracks mega rack for the XT for $149 shipped.
That's a $50 savings.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
[QUOTE=AleksanderTheGreat;24614171]Rotella T6 is...

[QUOTE=AleksanderTheGreat;24614171]Rotella T6 is the fully synthetic version and is what I talked about earlier and what I used on my GTI before I sold it (and literally any other vehicle as the oil...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
Underscores my thinking about these 3x3 mods.It...

Underscores my thinking about these 3x3 mods.It interrupts the airbox resonance at the cost of more airflow,which isn't really needed unless @ high altitude and then you can just yank the snorkel.All...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24,594
Views: 4,249,352
Posted By inroads
Make sure you have lots of free play at the...

Make sure you have lots of free play at the clutch lever.
Check that the clutch cable lever(on the left at the end of the clutch cable) returns completely when you let go of the clutch lever.
Also...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24,594
Views: 4,249,352
Posted By inroads
Like the seat grips are gay.:D

Like the seat grips are gay.:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,736
Views: 1,182,126
Posted By inroads
Buy ya some sulphur @ the drug store and throw a...

Buy ya some sulphur @ the drug store and throw a little in a sock and powder your legs for them there chigger critters.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By inroads
Pinched vacuum line to petcock? Pull off fuel...

Pinched vacuum line to petcock? Pull off fuel line and suck on vacuum line to see if gas is flowing out of petcock.Does it have a prime position?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,052
Posted By inroads
Anyone who has had a RDL knows no other seat can...

Anyone who has had a RDL knows no other seat can touch it in comfort.
Not a real issue off road just scoot up towards the tank.
Very nice setup!
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,052
Posted By inroads
Nice setup.Probably good to go no further to keep...

Nice setup.Probably good to go no further to keep reliability.
If you ever consider a new Seat Concepts seat in exchange for the Russell all-day long and cash difference keep me in mind.
I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,052
Posted By inroads
Can you still run low octane with that Wiseco? ...

Can you still run low octane with that Wiseco?
Stock piston is 70mm with 9.5:1 What's it now?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24,594
Views: 4,249,352
Posted By inroads
Drivetrain gets abuse from wheelies not the...

Drivetrain gets abuse from wheelies not the clutch.
Not sure why Suzuki left out the rear wheel rubber cushions on the DRZ.
My DR 350 has em.
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,052
Posted By inroads
332 lbs.wet with a 4 gallon tank,so say 300 lbs....

332 lbs.wet with a 4 gallon tank,so say 300 lbs. dry is descent.
5-speed and no skid plate? C'mon. Do like the fairing and body lines.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
Interesting.I wonder how much sooner you have to...

Interesting.I wonder how much sooner you have to lay over on the left side
Vs. running both?
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
You can get a locksmith to remove the key in the...

You can get a locksmith to remove the key in the open position.
You then can just twist the cap on and off w/out the key.
You can also do this yourself by removing the 2 Phillips screws on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
Concerning the right side fuel routing on the...

Concerning the right side fuel routing on the Acerbis tank I think it's important to add some fuel line wrap or shielding because of the proximity to the exhaust.
There are two benefits to this: one...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4,736
Views: 1,182,126
Posted By inroads
Must say I like that red over my green KLX.She is...

Must say I like that red over my green KLX.She is light and spunky.
The thing I like is the integrity and solid feedback from the front end and brakes.
Happily runs on low octane too.If you ride...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24,594
Views: 4,249,352
Posted By inroads
I have Acerbis,IMS and Clarke tanks on my...

I have Acerbis,IMS and Clarke tanks on my bikes.IMO the Acerbis and IMS are more impact resistant than the Clarke.Also I had a hairline crack on my IMS and I sent them a pic and they replaced it free...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
You can expect 60 mpg riding mildly.That is with...

You can expect 60 mpg riding mildly.That is with it stock.
Here's the thing:Once you modify the airbox(3x3 mod) and reject with like a Dyno jet kit my MPG has dropped into the mid 40's.Sooo...there...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 548,343
Posted By inroads
I got a Stoltec fuel map for the stock exhaust...

I got a Stoltec fuel map for the stock exhaust and got a 7 HP increase on the Dyno.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
I believe there are some wonderful American...

I believe there are some wonderful American ambassadors these days
Possibly from lessons learned.
Watch it Aussie.Americans can diss each other,not so easy from foreigners.
We police ourselves.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
Serving mentality.It's a 3rd world thing.You...

Serving mentality.It's a 3rd world thing.You probably wouldn't get it.
They've had enough conquerors and ugly Americans.
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27,261
Views: 3,317,760
Posted By inroads
Spark plug and gap for later model DR 350

I have a 1994 DR 350S and they changed the plug to a smaller "C" size that year and thru 1999.
Can someone tell me what plug and gap for these later models?
Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
^^^ or maybe just a few more CC's,and Thanks!

^^^ or maybe just a few more CC's,and Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
You mean my upcoming RTW.The almighty Yamaha XT...

You mean my upcoming RTW.The almighty Yamaha XT 225,but that's another thread.
You see,I plan on being a server when I travel far.If I was going as a conquerer
Than I would seriously consider a KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
Many people have taken DRZ's,DR 350's and KLR's...

Many people have taken DRZ's,DR 350's and KLR's around the world.
Very good choices in my opinion.
What bike would you take?
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
It's about bikes with the most bang for the buck...

It's about bikes with the most bang for the buck and true adventure bikes capable of taking you around the world with tons of adventure accesories available.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 548,343
Posted By inroads
I think Cycle World cut a 10.6 sec. 1/4 mile.

I think Cycle World cut a 10.6 sec. 1/4 mile.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
Man,I'm amazed how easy it is to bait you! ...

Man,I'm amazed how easy it is to bait you!
BTW,I read all of your lame rants.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 23,108
Posted By inroads
You should follow your own advice,my friend. ...

You should follow your own advice,my friend.
Those whose argument runs out of substance are the 1st to resort to name calling.
You've been exposed.You should go hide.
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