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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By gjcarving
Don't know if the forks are the same size as the...

Don't know if the forks are the same size as the 650, but if they are I would go with Cogent DDC's. I would call and talk to Rick or his wife at Cogent Dynamics and he will do you right. Both my DL...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,112,183
Posted By gjcarving
If thats the case, that would put the WR out of...

If thats the case, that would put the WR out of the running for me as a second lighter dual sport. I don't think I would be happy with less power than the DR here at altitude. I live at 7000, and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9,383
Views: 2,109,776
Posted By gjcarving
From what I remember the valves were last done...

From what I remember the valves were last done right around 6,000 give or take 100 miles. It was a great bike did especially well on a trip in Colorado for both on and off road. Only reason I got...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9,539
Views: 3,820,558
Posted By gjcarving
A Little Northern New Mexico Loop

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Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9,383
Views: 2,109,776
Posted By gjcarving
Thats Cool! That is my old bike! Did you pick...

Thats Cool! That is my old bike! Did you pick that up from a guy in Alamongordo?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By gjcarving
I would personally go with the IMS over the...

I would personally go with the IMS over the Acerbis. I have owned both, and so has a friend of mine. On one excursion I had a get off and my boot caught the plastic petcock lever of the Acerbis. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By gjcarving
Who has or has had both a DR650 & a WR250r???

Hello. I currently ride a DR650 and am looking to pick up another dual sport bike. I have always been interested in the WR and have looked to find one used or new to test ride. They are hard to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16,663
Views: 1,907,101
Posted By gjcarving
Yeah. All of my dealings with Cogent have been...

Yeah. All of my dealings with Cogent have been A++. They have answered many questions and I am an in depth type of person. Always felt like they provided perfect customer service. Who knows as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By gjcarving
I had a TM on my last DR. I live in Santa Fe at...

I had a TM on my last DR. I live in Santa Fe at 7,000 feet. You are running the exact set up I was running except that I was running a 17.5 pilot. Seemed to have worked really well with the air...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By gjcarving
I agree with both of them. I have a Cogent Rear...

I agree with both of them. I have a Cogent Rear Moab, DDC's in front and springs to match both. By far the best upgrade you could do for the bike both on and off road. But especially off as the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,344
Posted By gjcarving
I have a DR650 and a DL650. If your reality is...

I have a DR650 and a DL650. If your reality is mostly highway miles I would chose the DL all day long! Much better on the road and much more power for highway type maneuvers. I use my DR for 50/50...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-22-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,753
Posted By gjcarving
There is already a HUGE thread on this! Its under...

There is already a HUGE thread on this! Its under 2014 Africa Twin.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16,470
Views: 926,447
Posted By gjcarving
Op

OP here. Just had to drop in and see what was going on. Never thought this post would create just short of 13,000 posts. WOW!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-16-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,780
Views: 1,274,680
Posted By gjcarving
To be honest I am kind of hoping this "True...

To be honest I am kind of hoping this "True Adventure" turns out to be a Honda version of the KTM 640A. I had one and it was a fantastic bike. I would love if this Honda was modern 650r like motor...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
They do! But, it is an exchange and you have to...

They do! But, it is an exchange and you have to like Orange...:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some...

I think 60 MPG is pretty optimistic. I know some say they get it, but I find it hard to believe unless you are super lean or baby the hell out of the bike.

I live between 6-7000 ft, and I am...
Forum: Regional forums 06-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,363
Posted By gjcarving
Congrats on the new addition! But what happened...

Congrats on the new addition! But what happened to the XR?
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
Just snapped the plastic lever off.

Just snapped the plastic lever off.
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the...

Don't think so but never sure. Just look how the acerbis one sticks out compared to stock or the raptor. Like waiting for something to possible hook it. Also, don't think my boot hitting the metal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't...

I had a failure. Almost left me stranded. Won't take my chances again. I'm sure there have been many other failures. Most riders or at least the ones I know aren't on forums or don't always post...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 107,917
Views: 21,560,544
Posted By gjcarving
Acerbis Petcock Broke!

Hello. Just an FYI for people using the Provided Acerbis Petcock. I was out riding off road on Friday and went down down not particularly hard or fast. In short, I dumped the bike on it's right...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16,470
Views: 926,447
Posted By gjcarving
What have I created???:grim

What have I created???:grim
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,425
Posted By gjcarving
WR250R at Altitude...

Looking for information from WR250r owners only with experience with these bikes at high altitudes. I live at 7,000 ft, and will ride the bike all the way up to 13,000 or so on NM and CO roads both...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By gjcarving
Anyone Switch from 950/990 to Super Tenere?

Hello. Just curious if there are any owners here who made the switch from a 950/990 series bike. Would love to get some feedback on why?, and the personal differences you feel between the two....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 120,977
Posted By gjcarving
The new bike and all the updates seem great in...

The new bike and all the updates seem great in terms of competing with the competition. I think I would like most all of the updates but would be unsure of the electronic suspension but yamaha seems...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-18-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 45,806
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports...

Cool! Was actually down at Santa Fe Motor sports a few hours ago and saw your bike in the back. Congrats!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-18-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By gjcarving
This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what...

This is AWESOME! Just goes to show doubters what these big bikes can do and are capable of. Comes down to the rider. Great job Guys!!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-17-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By gjcarving
Others will chime in for sure, and there may be...

Others will chime in for sure, and there may be multiple causes. I do know though that sometimes milky looking oil can do with moisture condensing and not getting burned off. From what I have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 673
Views: 120,977
Posted By gjcarving
2014 Lower Ground Clearance?

I may have missed this in the thread, but I am wondering about the lower ground clearance of the 2014. Seems that it lost 15mm and you can visually see exhaust or something hanging lower in the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,112,183
Posted By gjcarving
Safari Tank. Clear or Not

I am going to be picking one of these bikes up, and will be adding a Safari. I know the clear has it's advantages as you can always see the gas. But, I really like the look with the blue one. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16,470
Views: 926,447
Posted By gjcarving
Anybody buy a WR250R and regret it???

Wondering if anyone got a WR250R and later regretted it. And If so why? I have heard a lot of great things about these bikes, and only a few negatives. Just would like to ask the question as...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-16-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 280,349
Posted By gjcarving
WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe...

WOW! If you are talking about Santa Fe Motorsports I would find that very surprising.
Forum: Vendors 10-19-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,532
Posted By gjcarving
Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does...

Email sent on the new set of guards. Also, does this set have the eased inside for better fit. Sounds like it but just checking. Thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,029
Posted By gjcarving
Thanks! For some reason this did not come up...

Thanks! For some reason this did not come up when I searched.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-15-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,029
Posted By gjcarving
Why So many Super Teneres for sale???

Hello. I have been interested in this bike since the initial spy shots of it. But recently and throughout the last summer I have seen many of these bikes up for sale. Some with very, very low...
Forum: Regional forums 09-28-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,892
Posted By gjcarving
It will still be cold but you guys could head...

It will still be cold but you guys could head south and ride in the Jemez Mountains. Lot's of great riding there as many of you probably know. I don't know just a suggestion as the weather is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By gjcarving
KTM 640 Adventure Hepco Becker Guards WEAK! Switch to Carbon?

Hello. So I have a relatively new to me {4 months} 06 Adventure. It came with Hepco Becker Tank Guards and in the few months that I have owned it I have dropped it twice on the same side. In...
Forum: Regional forums 09-24-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 54,580
Posted By gjcarving
Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was...

Cool! Where was that first photo taken, and was it on the CAM ride? I'd like to try that section of trail next year. Have fun on the NM trip. Sad I can't make it but happy for all you guys. ...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,892
Posted By gjcarving
Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time...

Know all you guy's are going to have a GREAT time and a lot of fun riding and meeting great people!!! I did the San Juan 500 and it was a blast. Would be doing this one also but unfortunately prior...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,829
Posted By gjcarving
950 Adventure. Exhaust 2 into 2 or 2 into 1 Pros and cons???

I'm going to be ordering an Exhaust within the next week. I am going with Remus as the brand, but am trying to decide between 2 into 2 and 2 into 1. Any information on the pros and cons or...
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