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Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Hey Del, I am sure that you have checked the...

Hey Del,
I am sure that you have checked the kickstand/gear no-start issue. But just for the heck of it you might take the bike off the kick stand, pull in the clutch, and hit the starter. A few...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By NextAdventre
I guess after a few days of work the Abrahamster...

I guess after a few days of work the Abrahamster and I were both thinking about the trip a bit:D

Here is a link to a short video documenting some of the first two days (the tracks listed above).
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
Enjoy. It's a great bike. Let the darkling...

Enjoy. It's a great bike. Let the darkling begin:evil
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 39,437
Posted By NextAdventre
Please let us know when the Ohlins shock and fork...

Please let us know when the Ohlins shock and fork options for the Husky TR650 will be available! :clap

Remote preload knob would be awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
I have a PLB. ...

I have a PLB. http://www.amazon.com/ACR-PLB-375-Personal-Locating-Beacon/dp/B005E1OU1A/ref=pd_sbs_e_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=0B7RR1G9KH0BKH8K4RJR

I keep it in my upper jacket pocket. Never used it, only...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
K&N Airfilter update...sort of I added a K&N...

K&N Airfilter update...sort of

I added a K&N air filter, BM-6507, at 2500 miles. The stocker was clearly leaving a light dusting (similar to what is below) on the immediate inside of the air box....
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
An fj1200 it ain't. But it's probably the most...

An fj1200 it ain't. But it's probably the most fun and versatile bike I've ever owned. It will handle a 35 mi commute no problem. I have ridden it on 2000 mile trips with good stretches of slab and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
The K&N in my Tr650 is BM-6507 ...

The K&N in my Tr650 is BM-6507
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0030BBHR6/ref=oh_details_o06_s01_i01?ie=UTF8&psc=1


I will open up the air box in the next week or two and see what it looks like...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 1,050,267
Posted By NextAdventre
Riding the Trans Easter South with Abrahamster. ...

Riding the Trans Easter South with Abrahamster.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-5EcPNRH-k

If you are pressed for time you may want to skip to the last minute or so:evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
+1 on the Eurosport thing. I also don't want...

+1 on the Eurosport thing.
I also don't want to marginalize the air filter issue (I have hesitated to post since so many heavy ADV hitters have been supporters), but I put in a K&N filter in place...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Thanks, Jeff.

Thanks, Jeff.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Fork Seals

Anybody done the fork seals yet? I blew one on the trail a while back and it's just getting worse despite cleaning it with the old Seal Doctor.

Is the OEM the only option or is there an SFK or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Who else on here had a TCI rack? Riding Donkeys...

Who else on here had a TCI rack? Riding Donkeys does, anyone else. Lovign the rack, but I am trying to decide about installing the "shelves" for the soft luggage. I can't tell whether or not it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
RD, when are you going to get up to the Blue...

RD, when are you going to get up to the Blue Ridge and ride with the Hindenburgs?
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Anybody else using a K&N filter on this bike? I...

Anybody else using a K&N filter on this bike? I think I gave about $25 for it.

I ride a lot of gravel and fire roads (50%-60%) and when I pulled my stock filter I didn't see much/any dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,199
Posted By NextAdventre
I agree. The 650 is stone reliable, easy to work...

I agree. The 650 is stone reliable, easy to work on, and costs peanuts in gas money. Invest in a good seat, a windshield, maybe some risers, and experiment until you feel more comfortable. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,744
Posted By NextAdventre
Maybe sell it once the weather gets nice? You...

Maybe sell it once the weather gets nice? You might not take as big a hit as you think.

Look at the Husky TR650. It's a great dual sport bike, and the price is easy on the wallet. Ride one. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
RD, If I still had them I'd send them your way....

RD,
If I still had them I'd send them your way. Already traded them for a seat concepts tall saddle. If you have never ridden the Pivot Pegz I highly recommend a test ride.

Lekolite over on CH ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
I installed a set of Pivot Pegz but removed them...

I installed a set of Pivot Pegz but removed them after only a few rides. I just couldn't get used to them moving around. I stand up a lot on gravel, and found that I much prefer a stable base when...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Just a warning. If that gas line gets pinched it...

Just a warning. If that gas line gets pinched it may pressurize (A LOT). I re-routed mine in a way similar to your picture, it pinched up, and then blew a shocking amount of fuel out the top of the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
H5, Looks Awesome! Well done.

H5,
Looks Awesome! Well done.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
How's about a how-to with pics? I've made a rad...

How's about a how-to with pics? I've made a rad cover before, but used old grill plating. Please show is what ya did!
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Is this a joke? Sometimes I don't get forum...

Is this a joke? Sometimes I don't get forum humor...

If you are serious about he kick stand giving you trouble you can get the suicide kickstand syndrome fixed with a hammer. Just tap the "D"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
I didn't care for the look, though I did get a...

I didn't care for the look, though I did get a couple of compliments on it. Clearance was not an issue, both fenders can be run if that's your thing.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,571
Views: 693,204
Posted By NextAdventre
Here it is in the flesh. I was not a fan so...

Here it is in the flesh. I was not a fan so finished the conversion.

http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc24/NextFiero/IMG_2237_zps9b9d2919.jpg
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By NextAdventre
Yep! You just need to cut the cable ties loose...

Yep! You just need to cut the cable ties loose and re-reoute the throttle cable. Takes all of 15-20 minutes. I LOVE 'em.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
RE, this is for you. Pics, as per your request. ...

RE, this is for you. Pics, as per your request.

TWO TR650s on the blue ridge with a KLR hanging around.
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc24/NextFiero/IMG_2326_zps1ff55c03.jpg


And my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
Yup. If I could have had a Terra with ABS I...

Yup. If I could have had a Terra with ABS I would have gotten one--why it's not available in the US baffles me. I just thought the ABS was worth the extra $$, never had it on a bike before.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
No Pressure, buy the one you want most. But at...

No Pressure, buy the one you want most. But at least go ride one, that is what sealed the deal for me!

The MOSS fueling issue is an easy fix-- takes a few minutes and free. In my experience the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
Just thought I would post a pic of the Strada...

Just thought I would post a pic of the Strada from last night...
http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc24/NextFiero/FrontHusky_zps551fe14e.jpg
Currently installed items include heated grips, husky...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
Ok, really, final post on this. I like you...

Ok, really, final post on this. I like you Mobiker, I think I need to buy you a beer next time you are in Western NC, and I think you make some very valid points.

I really am a bit of Pollyanna...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
You got me--I'm a naive Pollyanna type :D. I...

You got me--I'm a naive Pollyanna type :D. I just started searching for a law... can't find one. Got that figure from a buddy I trust... well used to trust :cry

Seriously though, I had a Guzzi...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
I think you need to look a little closer t the...

I think you need to look a little closer t the specs. The Terra and Strada are mechanically identical--so if Terra lives on so will the Strada. Tires, rims, plastics, and the fender are the only...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 735,329
Posted By NextAdventre
The TR650 is a SUPERB motorcycle for the money....

The TR650 is a SUPERB motorcycle for the money. It's smooth, nimble, light, comfortable, can easily cruise on the highway with a windscreen, plays well in the dirt, and all for a price that is...
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