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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:30 PM
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Posted By dwayne
Twice as much is probably low, more like 3 time...

Twice as much is probably low, more like 3 time as much, I wager.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:41 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
if that is an XR, no good, there are many states...

if that is an XR, no good, there are many states and provinces it cannot be made street legal. An XL might work though...waiting for the "nothing less than a 450 has enough power" crowd to voice...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
Check your slider pins for corrosion. My...

Check your slider pins for corrosion.

My issue was the master cylinder piston was hanging up on the nylon sleeve in the lower part of the cylinder, and not fully releasing the brakes.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
Mine snapped 300km from home in the back country....

Mine snapped 300km from home in the back country. Going through the city on the way home was the worst part. I bought 2 replacement clutch cables, and a replacement throttle cable (cause that would...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
did you check the carrier (cush drive) bearing? ...

did you check the carrier (cush drive) bearing? That could definitely give you the symptoms you describe.

You can check if your chain/sprocket is running true by viewing the back of the rear...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:09 AM
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Posted By dwayne
Is the spec 20-30mm (I can't recall at this...

Is the spec 20-30mm (I can't recall at this moment)? That is closer to 3/4 to 1 1/4 inch. where are you measuring the slack? This could be the source of you chain derailing problems.

It...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15,393
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Posted By dwayne
If the chain is heating up to the point where it...

If the chain is heating up to the point where it noticeably expands or contracts, there is a biiig problem somewhere. I think that this is not that likely.

I would be more inclined to ask if the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By dwayne
Nice try, but texaselvis clearly defines...

Nice try, but texaselvis clearly defines crouching as you ass just grazing the seat, the ready (or as neduro in his riding videos calls it the attack position was defined by myself as knees slightly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By dwayne
Can you see the irony in your post? I...

Can you see the irony in your post?

I wasn't the one on the COBDR thread who unprovoked and off topic criticizing (incorrectly) other riders for their technique. I am not "just" looking for an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By dwayne
A wet clutch is designed to be slipped, and even...

A wet clutch is designed to be slipped, and even on a light bike like a trials bike the are slipped regularly. Clutch plates are a consumable, like brake pads. Dry clutch bikes can "burn out"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By dwayne
TEXASELVIS COBDER riding truths and myths

Included: crouching vs. standing and the applicable physics and ergonomics, as well as clutch use.

Some background material:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=744112&page=37

The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 71,504
Posted By dwayne
No it is not. If the bike starts to tip you have...

No it is not. If the bike starts to tip you have to overcome that momentum with your body mass. Is your body mass more effective near or farther away from the bikes center of rotation? Not to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 71,504
Posted By dwayne
Perhaps the riders you met up on the pegs were...

Perhaps the riders you met up on the pegs were better than average riders. Other than that let's take it to Perfect Line, and I'll point out a few factors that you forgot to allow for. What you...
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,811
Views: 384,447
Posted By dwayne
You can get there off of Settlers Road, which you...

You can get there off of Settlers Road, which you can access from highway 93, about 25 ish KM east of Radium. It is shorter than coming up through the Crowsnest, and probably only an 1.5 to 2 hours...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 08:42 AM
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Views: 384,447
Posted By dwayne
Here is a resource that might help clarify the...

Here is a resource that might help clarify the closures in the Sparwood/Elkford area. And it looks to be official.

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/kootenay/eco/maps/Access%20Management%20Guide.pdf
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
Not water based, water washable, it is still oil...

Not water based, water washable, it is still oil based with an included emulsifier (although they do make water based penetrant, but it is not at all common), and had been around as long as I have...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15,393
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Posted By dwayne
I have used that combination for years, you need...

I have used that combination for years, you need to epoxy (JB weld, and not the 5 min stuff) the elements to the bars, then install the grips with lock wire. I found that just a small line of epoxy...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15,393
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Posted By dwayne
You have included some less than ideal practices...

You have included some less than ideal practices for optimum sensitivity (which in this case is important) , you never spray "solvent" onto the part to remove dye (unless you are using a water...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
Pretty sure I know what I am talking about here,...

Pretty sure I know what I am talking about here, actually I am VERY confident that I know what I am talking about. Eddy Current testing has only a few principals in common with "maganaflux" more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 71,504
Posted By dwayne
A little off topic, but isn't there one piece of...

A little off topic, but isn't there one piece of the WABDR that requires it? I seem to recall "the ridge" near Ellensburg being on land that required a WA. permit.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 74,484
Posted By dwayne
It sounds like you need a battery anyways, so...

It sounds like you need a battery anyways, so start there but this seems like a carberation issue (float height/float needle sticking...it sounds like the bowl is not filling fast enough)...the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 74,484
Posted By dwayne
there are several parts fiches online. like this...

there are several parts fiches online. like this one

http://www.ktm-parts.com/OEMFINDER.html#/KTM/620_XC_e_Engine_-_1998/Engine_Case/1M08250020/08250003

your part number is 58011081100 (they...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
Far cheaper to buy the upgraded fork. Plus and...

Far cheaper to buy the upgraded fork. Plus and test will only tell you cracks aren't there now (maybe, xrays have some pretty serious limitations in this application...eddy current testing is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
There is a big bolt at the bottom of every damper...

There is a big bolt at the bottom of every damper rod style fork with a (usually) copper washer. These leak from time to time. I would check that before I throw out the fork.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,522
Posted By dwayne
maybe there is a business model in the education...

maybe there is a business model in the education side of fabrication...working for yourself?
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
What is the overall length on those compared to...

What is the overall length on those compared to stock? It might help solve a clearance issue (the stock levers are longer than a telephone pole)
Forum: Americas 07-02-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By dwayne
you want the Discovery Pass ...

you want the Discovery Pass

http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/banff/visit/tarifs-fees_e.asp?park=1

You can buy them at the gate.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,811
Views: 384,447
Posted By dwayne
Just so you know, if it's not on the map,...

Just so you know, if it's not on the map, technically is not a legal trail to ride in Ghost.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
a chunk of ready rod (all thread) or a vice, and...

a chunk of ready rod (all thread) or a vice, and a selection of sockets to pull. You use a socket bigger than the bearing, but smaller than the mount to pull/push the bearing into, and a socket that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
You can, but there is a fee, plus whatever cost...

You can, but there is a fee, plus whatever cost it may take to get a recall compliance letter from the manufacturer plus the time, expense, and risk associated with a long distance purchase. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
You might have better luck with an earlier (pre...

You might have better luck with an earlier (pre tupperwear) KLR...with the 685/705 upgrade they are reasonable bikes. Any of those 3 (thumper BMW's, KLRs, DRs are stone axe reliable and upgradeable....
Forum: Americas 07-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By dwayne
I would HIGHLY doubt that, the exception MIGHT be...

I would HIGHLY doubt that, the exception MIGHT be Waterton/Glacier NPs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
I would say a DR for the dirtish side, and a...

I would say a DR for the dirtish side, and a Dakar/Sertao for the roadish side. The BMW is surprisingly good off road, as long as really steep hills and deep mud are not in the cards. For instance...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
You mean a slow, strengthening belief in reformed...

You mean a slow, strengthening belief in reformed theology?:D

Seriously though, yes it could. Copper is more likely more noble than the steel used for bearings, so the bearing will be corroded...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15,393
Views: 1,793,975
Posted By dwayne
on the '02, the stock levers aren't...

on the '02, the stock levers aren't adjustable...the only noticeable differences is that the PU levers may fail a little easier, and that the fit and finish isn't quite as good. Given that I always...
Forum: Canada 06-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,811
Views: 384,447
Posted By dwayne
I don't know about loops, but there is excellent...

I don't know about loops, but there is excellent scenery up forestry roads in and around Kinbasket lake. You can pretty much see the back side of the Columbia Ice fields. Check my sigline. all of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
Was the fact that it came out in SM trim first...

Was the fact that it came out in SM trim first indicative of the development order (ie developed as a SM and "modified') or just a quirk in timing?

It seems like a pretty damn good off road bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
I guess it's even more impressive that it won...

I guess it's even more impressive that it won Dakar 3 times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 54,507
Posted By dwayne
so where did is come from? I am genuinely...

so where did is come from? I am genuinely curious.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,011
Posted By dwayne
When I read the first post about this, I made the...

When I read the first post about this, I made the mistake that the poster was referring to to tuners work was being raced, not that the tuner was actually racing. I made this mistake because I...
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