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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 18,134
Posted By todd900ss
Thanks I'll try it again.

Thanks I'll try it again.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 18,134
Posted By todd900ss
Rodney I can't get the map to open in Safari,...

Rodney I can't get the map to open in Safari, anyone else?
Did I miss the ride date?
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
Nice congrats, we will have to get together again...

Nice congrats, we will have to get together again and ride. I picked up a 2011 recently.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
Yes I have read about the fuel tank removal issue...

Yes I have read about the fuel tank removal issue with the gpr. But that is what I have. What bend bars are you using? Trying to get a idea of how much rise I have to play with before the cables are...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/16/635498e7be0fef501fcf39fe0203cc15.jpg

This is where the PO of my bike spliced in for a EB 3 circuit solution. It's the three wire connector, blue wire on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
Anyone using a GPR steering damper? I'm going to...

Anyone using a GPR steering damper? I'm going to be switching back and forth from my DR. I'm interested in hearing what bend bars you are using. Any cable, brake hose or switch gear wiring problems...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
Perfect. Thank you!

Perfect. Thank you!
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 48,195
Views: 9,915,924
Posted By todd900ss
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/24/971df61...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/24/971df61cf62545cc2f5ab58612a1598f.jpg

Picked this little gem up from a board member this pasted weekend.
Going to do some maintenance before riding...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,281
Posted By todd900ss
Unfortunately Georgia does not like to plate dirt...

Unfortunately Georgia does not like to plate dirt bikes. Sometimes I think you can sneak one past. Have personal experience where they will issue a tag only to revoke it later, not worth it to me.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,281
Posted By todd900ss
I see some of the AJPs with turn signals, are any...

I see some of the AJPs with turn signals, are any of the US models street legal?
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,605
Views: 329,073
Posted By todd900ss
That's a really good review Chris, thanks. ...

That's a really good review Chris, thanks.
Thinking out loud, but I wonder it the neutral throttle fueling issue is actually the lack of a cush drive.?
Rode a bike without one once and it was very...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,652,637
Posted By todd900ss
Long term KLX250S review

I don't own a KLX but have the EDS signals on my DR. The DR has a single bulb on the cluster to inform the rider that the turn signals are on, I think the KLX is the same. The bulbs in the cluster...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,161
Posted By todd900ss
Lookin good Indy! Really like the white and...

Lookin good Indy! Really like the white and black. Wish my DR was still this clean.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By todd900ss
All very true. My point was to your statement...

All very true. My point was to your statement about flat sales. I would think there would be better discounts and I realize that the dealers can only do so much and still make money. The rest is up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By todd900ss
That tracks with what I am seeing around here....

That tracks with what I am seeing around here. Local dealers a sitting on multiple 250 DS bikes, KLX and WR. Interestingly they are not discounting them much.
Visiting Ohio for the holidays...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 120,772
Posted By todd900ss
Great pictures. Thanks for posting. ...

Great pictures.
Thanks for posting.

I assume that controlled burns are common out there for reasons you explained. Have seen them from time to time in Georgia, very strange feeling rounding...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 707,667
Posted By todd900ss
Really like the color change!

Really like the color change!
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,097
Posted By todd900ss
Hope all is well.

Hope all is well.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 73,565
Posted By todd900ss
2015 Suzuki DL650 V-Strom

With or without the beak the front of the bike does not look that great IMO. I owned a 2013.
BUT, if you are hung up on the beak you have missed the whole point of the bike, reliable cheapish...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
Actually you may be smoother than you think. ...

Actually you may be smoother than you think.
Over the years other riders have told me I ride smooth. Thing is it never felt overly so to me??
And yes, slow down to go fast.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
As already stated by someone, more seat time will...

As already stated by someone, more seat time will help. There are plenty of good YouTube videos on riding technique, every little thing you can pick up from where ever will help.
But if you are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
Deep donkey love? WTF??

Deep donkey love? WTF??
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,097
Posted By todd900ss
Super Troopers to start.... In

Super Troopers to start....
In
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 707,667
Posted By todd900ss
Never doubted the grunt. How does it handle on ...

Never doubted the grunt. How does it handle on tight technical roads? 500 pounds is a lot, but some bikes are able to feel lighter with some engineering magic.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 707,667
Posted By todd900ss
Currently on a DR650, with stock 21" front. Prior...

Currently on a DR650, with stock 21" front. Prior to that a '12 DL650. Nice bike but always felt like I needed more corner speed to make up for the lack of bottom end off of corners. We all know what...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-11-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,500
Views: 707,667
Posted By todd900ss
So how does this 500 pound bike work on tight...

So how does this 500 pound bike work on tight technical roads? That's where I spend most of my time and what I enjoy. The V twin is perfect for that. Does some of the weight disappear as they say?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
My ex has one you can borrow

My ex has one you can borrow
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
+1 I hate hacks.

+1
I hate hacks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,161
Posted By todd900ss
Nice looking fender, has a similar shape as the...

Nice looking fender, has a similar shape as the DSA. Do you know if it's longer than the Acerbis SM fender?
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
No he did not. If I remember correctly, in this...

No he did not. If I remember correctly, in this very thread he would go on and on about the adjustable needle. He was very against adding a shim to the stock needle.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
the DR650 thread

How/why did he talk you out of it.
I had good success with it and bought it from him.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 106,498
Views: 21,169,752
Posted By todd900ss
After riding behind a friend with the P3s I was...

After riding behind a friend with the P3s I was sold.
Looking for a out of harms way place to mount them, came up with this.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,652,637
Posted By todd900ss
High 80s should be acceptable. Think my DR is...

High 80s should be acceptable. Think my DR is around 92db with the GSXR muffler and is at times a tad loud for me.
Need to look but are there different inserts for the Q4? I'm sure my friends has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,652,637
Posted By todd900ss
Thanks for the link. Sounds like my KLX on the...

Thanks for the link.
Sounds like my KLX on the cheep plan may work.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,652,637
Posted By todd900ss
Questions for the KLX collective. I'm...

Questions for the KLX collective.
I'm contemplating adding a 06-07 to complement my DR650 for tighter single and two track dual sporting. Would like to do this on the semi cheap side.
1
What are...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,161
Posted By todd900ss
Happy to see the choke fixed your problem. ...

Happy to see the choke fixed your problem.

Two things you should do.
1 the K&N air filter looks dry and dirty, if you are only riding street clean and re oil it. If planning on dusty riding...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,161
Posted By todd900ss
Then IMO you picked the right bike. I have more...

Then IMO you picked the right bike. I have more fun on mine than should be had on a $4000 bike.

On the super moto thing. I had a 640 Duke. Every corner at the end I would say "I could have gone...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,078
Posted By todd900ss
I had to double check. Here are the specs from...

I had to double check.
Here are the specs from Yamaha-motor.eu

Engine
Engine typeSingle cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves
Displacement660cc
Bore x stroke100.0 mm x 84.0 mm...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By todd900ss
My white Acerbis tank gets dirty and turns yellow...

My white Acerbis tank gets dirty and turns yellow if gas is spilled on it. A Magic Eraser makes it look new again.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,161
Posted By todd900ss
Pick the tank that works best for you. As long...

Pick the tank that works best for you.
As long as the float valve is operating as designed and the float height is set properly and the float assembly o rings are not leaking you'll be fine. I...
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