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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,728
Posted By ghostdncr
That's a great one, Lucky. Looks like you guys...

That's a great one, Lucky. Looks like you guys had a blast! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,488
Posted By ghostdncr
Things don't seem to be any better in the...

Things don't seem to be any better in the southern part of the state. I was in Tennessee a couple of weeks ago and the foliage was plenty green, but it all started turning brown about halfway...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
Yeah, that's an old bicycle wheel trick from way...

Yeah, that's an old bicycle wheel trick from way back. Doesn't serve a purpose in the world until things start going south. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,512
Posted By ghostdncr
Sounds completely plausible, but I've only lived...

Sounds completely plausible, but I've only lived out this way for a couple of years. The small shopping center shown at the lower right of the photo is where Brownsboro Hardware is located, which is...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,696
Posted By ghostdncr
Yeah, really. The OP didn't ask if he should...

Yeah, really. The OP didn't ask if he should slow down. :puke1

Many officers allow a 10 mph window, expressed as a +/- 5mph error on both your speedometer and their radar/laser. If you get...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,696
Posted By ghostdncr
This is unbelievably sound advice. :nod

This is unbelievably sound advice. :nod
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By ghostdncr
Great stuff! Looks like your kiddo's coming...

Great stuff! Looks like your kiddo's coming along just fine. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,348
Posted By ghostdncr
AWESOME ride report! I was on my way to follow...

AWESOME ride report! I was on my way to follow this route several years ago when a mechanical failure ended my journey. It's still on the list of rides I need to take, though. :clap
Forum: Airheads 07-22-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,317
Posted By ghostdncr
Anton ( http://www.largiader.com/shop/ ) is well...

Anton ( http://www.largiader.com/shop/ ) is well known and has a fine reputation. Since he's kinda next door to us in Virginia, I'd be inclined to send the job to him.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,896
Posted By ghostdncr
I was last over Independence back in '02. Thanks...

I was last over Independence back in '02. Thanks for the reminder. :norton
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-21-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,119
Views: 2,380,874
Posted By ghostdncr
http://i433.photobucket.com/albums/qq51/ghostdncr/...

http://i433.photobucket.com/albums/qq51/ghostdncr/DR650SE/Jefferson%20MF%2007212012/100_4227.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,512
Posted By ghostdncr
I got out early this morning, hitting the road...

I got out early this morning, hitting the road just before sunrise. Stopped for gas almost as soon as I started rolling and successfully resisted the urge to assemble breakfast out of a hodge-podge...
Forum: Airheads 07-21-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By ghostdncr
For the love of all things holy, won't you post a...

For the love of all things holy, won't you post a link to the site?!?! :happay
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
Really?!?! :rofl

Really?!?! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
I get that from time to time. Doesn't seem to...

I get that from time to time. Doesn't seem to hurt anything aside from being a minor inconvenience.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
Be sure to calculate the insurance rate into your...

Be sure to calculate the insurance rate into your monthly payment, PLUS the increased charges as points are shaved off your license. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
I went from 606's to Shinko 244's because I'm...

I went from 606's to Shinko 244's because I'm running about 80/20, too. Looks like a great choice so far.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
She's trouble, man. Nothin' but trouble. :deal

She's trouble, man. Nothin' but trouble. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By ghostdncr
Awesome first post there, hot rod. :lol3

Awesome first post there, hot rod. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,896
Posted By ghostdncr
Awesome ride so far, guys! Keep the pics coming....

Awesome ride so far, guys! Keep the pics coming. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
You might add a fork brace. Mine's got the one...

You might add a fork brace. Mine's got the one ProCycle sells (SuperBrace, about midway down the page: http://www.procycle.us/bikepages/dr650.html#suspension) and I swear it tracks better at high...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,254
Posted By ghostdncr
I owned a 950A for four years. If I ever own...

I owned a 950A for four years. If I ever own another fully-equipped garage, I'll buy another. Seriously. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
I weigh about 250 buck naked and don't even have...

I weigh about 250 buck naked and don't even have to pull back on the bars to lift it in first. Second gear? Technique becomes a bit more necessary, but still. Mine's a 2007 with a re-jetted stock...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By ghostdncr
All the coils in the rear shock spring are...

All the coils in the rear shock spring are touching, right? :lol3
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,353
Posted By ghostdncr
How about some more details like mileage,...

How about some more details like mileage, approximate price, location, and what your definition of "soon" is? :ear
Forum: Old's Cool 07-16-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,485
Posted By ghostdncr
I remember seeing these new at the dealership,...

I remember seeing these new at the dealership, but don't recall them looking quite as good as yours. That's an awesome find! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
That's a damn nice graphic! If I wanted to deal...

That's a damn nice graphic! If I wanted to deal with all that crap I would've bought a BMW. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
For the DIY guys, a similar 4AWG pure copper...

For the DIY guys, a similar 4AWG pure copper cable at a MUCH more reasonable cost: ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,166
Posted By ghostdncr
I enjoyed this report immensely! Thank you for...

I enjoyed this report immensely! Thank you for taking the time to share it. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
And the back story on this? :ear Btw guys,...

And the back story on this? :ear

Btw guys, I've located the spare OEM headlight cowl I was looking for. One of our fellow inmates just shipped me one free of charge. He's the kind of people...
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,317
Posted By ghostdncr
That's just beautiful. :tb

That's just beautiful. :tb
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By ghostdncr
Here's the link: ...

Here's the link: http://www.jimvonbaden.com/Tool_Kit.html
Forum: Airheads 07-14-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,356
Posted By ghostdncr
First thing, the following is entirely my opinion...

First thing, the following is entirely my opinion based on my wants/needs and general gut feeling. Pretty sure nothing I'm about to say is based on fact or any kind of market research or knowledge. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
I sold my DR-Z earlier this year, tried out a...

I sold my DR-Z earlier this year, tried out a WR450F, and swapped it for my DR650. For me, the DR whips both the other bikes handily and I love it! It does very well off-road and I've ridden it...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,317
Posted By ghostdncr
You might combine the two if the going gets...

You might combine the two if the going gets really tough. Think of directing the taps down along the length of the stuck bolt. Your impact wrench will apply "taps" in rotation, which is why I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 97,569
Views: 18,520,981
Posted By ghostdncr
Thanks for posting this, Todd. Would you happen...

Thanks for posting this, Todd. Would you happen to have a pic of this cowl from the cockpit side? Since it's made for the XRR, what mods were involved with fitting it to your DR?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-13-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By ghostdncr
I had a '74 FLH and while it inspired more than a...

I had a '74 FLH and while it inspired more than a few colorful outbursts, it's still one of my most memorable. Riding it was like having ZZ Top play at your birthday party! Just cool.
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,317
Posted By ghostdncr
Not Airhead specific, but I've had lots of luck...

Not Airhead specific, but I've had lots of luck applying gentle impacts to stuck bolts and getting them to let go. Not like hitting the handle of a ratchet or wrench, but striking directly to the...
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,936
Posted By ghostdncr
Almost all plastics are petroleum based, just...

Almost all plastics are petroleum based, just like WD-40. Plastic turns brittle and lightens because the petroleum component is slowly removed over time through evaporation and general exposure to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By ghostdncr
Thanks for jogging the ol' memory and reminding...

Thanks for jogging the ol' memory and reminding me of this, Ron. I'll probably need it myself over the next few days. :lol3

Glad to hear you're back on the road!
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