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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5,762
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Posted By wvrocks
Is the spring behind the lever installed...

Is the spring behind the lever installed correctly?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,762
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Posted By wvrocks
The 2000 model 640 Adv has a welded on sidestand...

The 2000 model 640 Adv has a welded on sidestand mounting tab from the factory. Don't know why they deleted that in later models. Of course, now the sidestand for that model is discontinued so they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
We got a little in Elkins on Sunday night into...

We got a little in Elkins on Sunday night into Monday. Wasn't enough to make much of a difference in the rivers.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
That looks like a good place to turn around!

That looks like a good place to turn around!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-12-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Yep, good meeting you all! That was a pretty fun...

Yep, good meeting you all! That was a pretty fun day of riding.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10,617
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Posted By wvrocks
Yep. Railroad Ave. across from Walgreens

Yep. Railroad Ave. across from Walgreens
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
How about the Go Mart in Elkins? I think...

How about the Go Mart in Elkins? I think Hillbilly will be available around 10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
There are some old roads down the spine of Rich...

There are some old roads down the spine of Rich Mountain from the Battlefield Park that I'd love to explore some more. Mostly used by atv's and SxS so they will be a bit muddy and we would probably...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-11-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10,617
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Posted By wvrocks
I'm up for just about anything on Saturday. ...

I'm up for just about anything on Saturday. There are lots of gravel roads in Elkins area, some single/double track but i'm not very familiar with it. I'll look around on google a bit and see if I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By wvrocks
2003 R1150RT High mileage concerns?

I've found a 2003 R1150RT for sale in my area for what appears to be a very good price, $2500. It has 114k miles, wilburs shocks, new tires, com system and all the luggage. Says it has been well...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
I'm in Elkins, sounds like one in Buckhannon and...

I'm in Elkins, sounds like one in Buckhannon and one from Preston Co.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10,617
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Posted By wvrocks
So where / when do you all want to meet up on...

So where / when do you all want to meet up on Saturday?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
I'll be available either day this weekend.

I'll be available either day this weekend.
Forum: Hacks 07-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,968
Posted By wvrocks
Is your wife willing to learn to ride? Wife on a...

Is your wife willing to learn to ride? Wife on a small dual sport and you son in the hack might work well. It would also give you a bit of a safety valve if one bike would have issues.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,344
Posted By wvrocks
I'll second Elkins. Great riding and most of the...

I'll second Elkins. Great riding and most of the amenities you would want for everyday life. Good music scene, decent hospital, easy access to bigger towns like Clarksburg.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By wvrocks
All dual sport tires are a compromise. The stock...

All dual sport tires are a compromise. The stock DL650 tires lean toward the road side of the spectrum. They will be fine on dry gravel at reasonable speeds with reasonable loads. If you find...
Forum: Hacks 06-12-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By wvrocks
Troyka ??

I'm considering a 2004 Ural Troyka. 750cc, telescoping forks, looks to be in very good condition from the pics. I haven't seen it in person yet though or heard it run. It only has 1800 KM on it. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Yeah, the building they were in has lived several...

Yeah, the building they were in has lived several lives. Its been a Ural dealer, a church and a strip club. Good combo!
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By wvrocks
Valve clearence cold 0,15 mm Exhaust: 0,15 mm

Valve clearence cold 0,15 mm Exhaust: 0,15 mm
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,994
Posted By wvrocks
Maybe not exactly what you are looking for but...

Maybe not exactly what you are looking for but pretty close. Belleville Mini Mil's. Low drop, thin sole, wide toe box, some light ankle protection.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5,762
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Posted By wvrocks
First, sorry to hear about the wrists. Sure that...

First, sorry to hear about the wrists. Sure that makes many things a hassle.

Is yours a 2000 640 Adv or Enduro? 97,98, and 2000 Adv have a different frame where the side stand mount is welded...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Been kicking around the idea of a Ural lately....

Been kicking around the idea of a Ural lately. Does anyone remember there being a Ural dealer in Jane Lew in the early 2000's? I took my MSF course there and always wondered what happened to them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By wvrocks
Vector is discontinued. I got it for about $20 on...

Vector is discontinued. I got it for about $20 on closeout so it was tough to pass up. The Stryker replaced it and added the voltmeter function.

I think the ID of the coolant hose may be shown on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,975
Posted By wvrocks
Welcome Brandon! Went mine ICO crapped out I...

Welcome Brandon! Went mine ICO crapped out I ended up replacing it with a Trail Tech Vector computer. Works great and provides more info. My LCD was pretty much unreadable and replacing the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,975
Posted By wvrocks
I got this one from Motion Pro. ...

I got this one from Motion Pro.

http://www.amazon.com/Motion-Pro-08-0494-49mm-Ringer/dp/B009D3DS8Q
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,652
Posted By wvrocks
They used the same fork on the 2000 KTM 640...

They used the same fork on the 2000 KTM 640 Adventure. On that model, they were sprung with .46 springs which were too light for someone your size. Send me a PM and I will get you the factory...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By wvrocks
Its not obvious from the product pages. It is...

Its not obvious from the product pages. It is stated on the Shipping info page though.

http://www.easternbeaver.com/Main/Company/Shipping/shipping.html

First line - All Orders: ship by Post...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By wvrocks
I've never had a problem with my orders from...

I've never had a problem with my orders from Eastern Beaver. They are shipping from Japan though so I'm sure there's some opportunity for delays.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,975
Posted By wvrocks
Motion Pro can make longer custom cables for a...

Motion Pro can make longer custom cables for a reasonable price. My stock cables are ok with just Rox risers on a 2000 640 Adv. They had to be rerouted though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,975
Posted By wvrocks
I carefully used a razor blade and a scotchbrite...

I carefully used a razor blade and a scotchbrite pad soaked in alcohol. Took a while but it came off.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-26-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Went across 93 last night on our way to DC to...

Went across 93 last night on our way to DC to visit some friends. It's a little rough from Davis to Scherr. Not terrible though, considering it's essentially doing double duty as a construction...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Mostly they are pretty good. It was a tough...

Mostly they are pretty good. It was a tough winter so there will be rough spots here and there. Nowhere near as bad as 50 or 72 though.

In case you weren't aware, you can now get on Corridor H...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-24-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Why not drop down to Elkins and run 33 to Harman,...

Why not drop down to Elkins and run 33 to Harman, then North on 32 to Davis, Rt on 93 and hop on Corridor H at Scherr?
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By wvrocks
If it is chipped, I also have a spare clutch...

If it is chipped, I also have a spare clutch cover I would get rid of cheap. I swapped mine out for a newer version with the sight glass this winter.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 742
Posted By wvrocks
Mine looked like that before I resealed the...

Mine looked like that before I resealed the rocker cover and exhaust flange. It may also be coming from one of the breather hoses or possibly leaking around the upper left exhaust flange bolt. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,762
Views: 1,047,975
Posted By wvrocks
Kill Switch set to Run?

Kill Switch set to Run?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-11-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
I'll probably be available on Sunday. Weather...

I'll probably be available on Sunday. Weather looks great.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,615
Posted By wvrocks
There's nothing wrong with the pre-03's. I love...

There's nothing wrong with the pre-03's. I love my 2000 and got a great deal on it. Just about the same miles as yours. When you get time, check the main crankshaft bearing behind the clutch, it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By wvrocks
Cabinet tip screw drivers work well for this too....

Cabinet tip screw drivers work well for this too. They don't have the shoulders along the shaft and allow you to fit a bigger bit in smaller places. Think I picked one up at Lowes for very little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 559,770
Posted By wvrocks
Might be. I ran through the biggest mud puddles I...

Might be. I ran through the biggest mud puddles I could find after I finished working on it so I could check for leaks later though.
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