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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Adanac rider
Put a Brittania Composites fairing on to make it...

Put a Brittania Composites fairing on to make it more hiway comfortable.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,437
Posted By Adanac rider
Well Stewie, as to your Question which bike,I had...

Well Stewie, as to your Question which bike,I had a 690 and I currently have an 800.The 690 is a lot of fun, easy to wheelie ,real fast, good suspention if you push it,awesome mileage and very little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,456
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes, biggest regret was buying a 1986 Husqvarna...

Yes, biggest regret was buying a 1986 Husqvarna 430 auto.It was expensive, unreliable (1st gear clutches) ,gutless ( had to put an 11 tooth sprocket on) and hard to get running if you drowned it. It...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By Adanac rider
How about the ccm 450? Kind of pricey but comes...

How about the ccm 450? Kind of pricey but comes with whatever you want.\its in thumpers a few pages back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,437
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes I regret buying klr's.For a company with such...

Yes I regret buying klr's.For a company with such resources the bike falls short in three major categories.Power, weight and suspension quality.I keep hoping and keep getting dissapointed.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Adanac rider
Non Issue

I just trudged in from 3 hours of snow plowing.If somebody said alls I had to do was move up my schedule and I could be riding my new warrantied DR 650 by noon tommorow from home,No hesitation.Use...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 711
Posted By Adanac rider
Threesome

Yes you need at least three.Something to wheelie ,spin, jump ,single track and relive your youth.2 A 650 type bike that is practical and probably what you will ride most of the time.3 A reliable...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,399
Posted By Adanac rider
I put a brittania composites fairing on both...

I put a brittania composites fairing on both bikes and a better seat on the 690.The 690 was a panic on fire roads and 2-track. When it got tight going the seat height and turning radius limit where...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,681
Posted By Adanac rider
I asked Santa , I mean Honda, for a ccm 450 with...

I asked Santa , I mean Honda, for a ccm 450 with a Husqvarna 630 motor (+ better service interval) and a few available options!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-23-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,925
Posted By Adanac rider
Crowsnest Pass Alberta.:thumb

Crowsnest Pass Alberta.:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,146
Posted By Adanac rider
:huhThats a tough call, I had a 640-e with a...

:huhThats a tough call, I had a 640-e with a pumper carb.On the pavement it was terrible,it shook and vibrated.2-up was very uncomfortable.As soon as you hit the gravel I didn't notice the vibration...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
Your right about one thing, i'ts your problem!...

Your right about one thing, i'ts your problem! :huh:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
A quick search reveals the 300 has less than 40...

A quick search reveals the 300 has less than 40 hp and can only be ridden on the street.The CCM on the other hand has 50 hp normaly 40 hp detuned can be ridden anywhere and can pack luggage. I guess...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By Adanac rider
2013 800 GS /ABS Weight

Hi all, would like to know exact wet weight full of gas for 2013 F-800 GS with ABS and traction control. I'm thinking of having a bike rack with class 4 hitch built on the back of a class c m/h and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
Bluhduh Maybe you can put your Ninja 300 twin in it ... ...

Maybe you can put your Ninja 300 twin in it ... :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,223
Posted By Adanac rider
The 690 is to small for 2-up, We are not big and...

The 690 is to small for 2-up, We are not big and it was too cramped.Sell drz and vfr, get a Husky 610-630 and an older gs-1100-1200.:wink:
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 21,311
Posted By Adanac rider
Laugh Sounds like it had been stuck in a mud hole and...

Sounds like it had been stuck in a mud hole and severly overheated.The kick stand ... hmm .aah Towed backwards from said mudhole!
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 21,311
Posted By Adanac rider
Yea I regret buying the 2000 300, cause then it...

Yea I regret buying the 2000 300, cause then it was ooh I wonder what the 400 rfs is like, then ooh 200 wow. ooh 525 ooh Husa 550 ooh ooh 690, Its a disease, But I think I have it ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
The 50 hp (450) version and the 35 hp (dr-650)...

The 50 hp (450) version and the 35 hp (dr-650) R.T.W. version:freaky!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
You mean like a dodge truck with cummins motor or...

You mean like a dodge truck with cummins motor or gmc with an izuzu motor or a Winnabago with a Mercedes ,international,cummins,ford,caterpillar,spartan,freightliner engine/chassis combo...?
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
Thx for the info,Looking forward to possibly...

Thx for the info,Looking forward to possibly viewing and maybe doing a bike shuffle.:evil
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
This probably isn't the type of bike for your...

This probably isn't the type of bike for your type of riding.(keyboard based)
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
Your right, Canada Moto Guide just made the...

Your right, Canada Moto Guide just made the announcement.Have never heard of either one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
Canadian distributor-Motosports Canada:clap

Canadian distributor-Motosports Canada:clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
So what do you own and what kind of riding do you...

So what do you own and what kind of riding do you do?
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,401
Posted By Adanac rider
Laugh I think the O.P. started this as an ......

I think the O.P. started this as an ... Improvement thread...I can't think of one thing on this bike that couldn't be Improved!!! Within reason ;even if it is a small improvement.Adjustable Handle...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,401
Posted By Adanac rider
I was skeptical about fuel injection when it came...

I was skeptical about fuel injection when it came out on snowmobiles,but after 5 years we have yet to have a problem other than a weak battery when it is really cold and then I had to actually use...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,339
Posted By Adanac rider
Up and down like a yoyo , drives my wife nuts....

Up and down like a yoyo , drives my wife nuts. Looking for the perfect bike,then buiding the perfect bike, now I have three,dirt(525) , Dual purpose (dr 650), Adventure (GS-800).Way to much money...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,401
Posted By Adanac rider
I would like to see Suspension like the Dr-350...

I would like to see Suspension like the Dr-350 had, larger tank and larger stator, with optional luggage racks and a small fairing.Changing the motor would warrant some government hurdles and the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,100
Posted By Adanac rider
Does noisier equate to handle bar vibration and...

Does noisier equate to handle bar vibration and then arm pump?
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,368
Posted By Adanac rider
Bluhduh So the least technology,paid for tooling...

So the least technology,paid for tooling costs,heavy,minimum power... TW 200
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,095
Posted By Adanac rider
Well put:lol3

Well put:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 219,445
Posted By Adanac rider
$$$

The lowering kit on my 800 was an optional cost also.The wnishield was to short,the suspention was.........not what comes standard on the ccm.If you want a low,slow,heayy, cheap adventure bike; get a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,486
Posted By Adanac rider
Thumb Dr 650/Brittania Composites Lynx Fairing,Bark...

Dr 650/Brittania Composites Lynx Fairing,Bark Buster hand guards-Done.http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cooltu.gif
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 90,168
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes I enjoy the Dr also.I have more friends to...

Yes I enjoy the Dr also.I have more friends to ride with on this bike,I've got a mini winshield and a tail bag on it,We can do some forestry with some easy single track and come home on the hiway.If...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 90,168
Posted By Adanac rider
I Have had a few klr's and klx's.Great bikes.I...

I Have had a few klr's and klx's.Great bikes.I know have an 800 GS.I would not voulintarily go back.:fpalmComing back from bankruptcy or some other financial dilema maybe, If kawasaki made an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,133
Posted By Adanac rider
Hello I'm 5'6" 30" in seam,155 lbs.I have the...

Hello I'm 5'6" 30" in seam,155 lbs.I have the factory lowered version and couldn't be happier.If I can stand up once in awhile the seat is comfortable enough. I'm touching both feet with my heels...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By Adanac rider
Baby steps

Wet Weights Klx 250-s 297, xt 250-291 ,tw-200-278,xt 225-271,crf 230l-269,crf 150-el-234,ttr 125 le-198. Most of these are from manufacturers wet weights except xt 225, that is an educated guess....
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By Adanac rider
My wife started with an xr-100,then a ttr 125 L...

My wife started with an xr-100,then a ttr 125 L ,Crf-150f-e, and now a Dr- 350 we are lowering.:evil She too wants something that can be ridden on the street but is not too heavy for d/s ing and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By Adanac rider
We Just picked up a 1996 Dr 350. Six speed ,...

We Just picked up a 1996 Dr 350. Six speed , relatively light- 286 lbs ,35 " seat:evil kouba -2" link , Modded Fisher seat -1 " = 32". Good suspension- better on 98 and up bikes.I think I'm more...
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