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Forum: Equipment 05-21-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,556
Posted By Rook85
I've got a Fly Trekker that I really like. I did...

I've got a Fly Trekker that I really like. I did try on the AFX 39 as well.
The helmets share the same outer shell but the EPS and padding fit very differently.
Fly fit my narrower head better....
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,784
Posted By Rook85
Keep browsing the flee market, ebay, and...

Keep browsing the flee market, ebay, and craigslist.

I had a cheap mesh jacket to start but watched here, ebay and the local craiglist. I've been happy with the olympia gear fits me well and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 91,547
Views: 17,050,923
Posted By Rook85
2 Years with the DR time for some upgrades. ...

2 Years with the DR time for some upgrades.

So I've had my 05 DR for 2 years now. Up until now the only things i've done are minor, barkbusters, PWD rear rack, Kolpin 1.5gal on rack, Wolfman e10...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 23,927
Posted By Rook85
Your surprised by the results??? I think...

Your surprised by the results???

I think your getting too tied up with displacement and not overall weight or performance.

All the bike on the list with the exception of the WR250R and the...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,504
Posted By Rook85
I've got the Enduro saddlebags and duffel on my...

I've got the Enduro saddlebags and duffel on my DR650.

They are unobtrusive and stay on my bike all the time. They compress well when unloaded and don't move around.
They are great for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Rook85
Nice looking ride..... I'm pissed I was on-call...

Nice looking ride.....
I'm pissed I was on-call and had to work labor day weekend!
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 23,899
Posted By Rook85
Anybody else with input? I see motorcycle...

Anybody else with input?
I see motorcycle superstore has these on sale.
I'm currently have a hi viz mesh fieldsheer and a hi viz AST I got used for DR650 but i wouldn't mind a good pressure suit...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
Interesting news looks like KTM MotoSports on...

Interesting news looks like KTM MotoSports on Overland lost their KTM dealership status to Carls.

http://ktm-motosports.com/index.htm

Don't know what to think of that. (I'm too new and too...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
Had the day off from work but was stuck on-call....

Had the day off from work but was stuck on-call. Which means I cant go too awful far.

http://i174.photobucket.com/albums/w107/JHawk85/IAMC/IMG_20110609_153902.jpg

8th street up to BRR and heck...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
I just ran the 8th street, BRR, shaw mountain...

I just ran the 8th street, BRR, shaw mountain road loop on Tuesday and is in pretty decent condition. 8th street is rutted and torn up from the thaw but was firm enough for my fat DR with deathwings...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 91,547
Views: 17,050,923
Posted By Rook85
Oil Drain Plug

Anybody have a stripped oil drain plug before.

Changed the oil for the first time on the 05 i bought last fall.
Plug came out very easy and wouldn't re-thread correctly.

Picked up another...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By Rook85
6' 185lbs I've got a large. Fits well...

6' 185lbs I've got a large. Fits well with/without the liner.
Sleeves are perfect length. 34/35" sleeves in a dress shirt.
Fits decent in shoulders chest. I have it sinched down at the bottom....
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,191
Posted By Rook85
I've got an 05 DR650 and with stock jetting and...

I've got an 05 DR650 and with stock jetting and an airbox its usally about 50mpg in mixed riding.

Some guys get upwards of 55mpg on the highway if you don't womp on it.
If you open up the...
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,347
Posted By Rook85
Looking into ordering a Hi-Viz commander. Its...

Looking into ordering a Hi-Viz commander.
Its either this or and AST
6' 185 Large or Large-Tall

I tried the cart and was unable to use ADV to get 15%
Or am I doing it wrong?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,213
Posted By Rook85
Thanks for all the replies. It just means more...

Thanks for all the replies.
It just means more practice, and I'm ok with that. :1drink

How much should I lower the tire pressure for gravel use?

I need to get some honest mx boots. I've got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,213
Posted By Rook85
Dirt/loose traction help?

Well I had a mini ohh-crap moment this afternoon...

Fairly new rider took the Idaho Star program in June, bought a 05 DR650 and gear in July and have mostly been riding street for the past 3...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By Rook85
Nice tents. They did make an aluminum...

Nice tents.

They did make an aluminum version as well Apex 2XTA in a special edition

The pinnacle pass is the always aluminum version with a blue and green color scheme instead of the bright...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,299
Posted By Rook85
Join the yahoo groups DR650 group...

Join the yahoo groups DR650 group http://sports.dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/DR650/?v=1&t=directory&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=dir&slk=1

In their files section they have a pdf copy of the DR650 post 96...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By Rook85
For a cheap temp fix to the stock seat you can...

For a cheap temp fix to the stock seat you can pick up a gel atv pad from wally world for something like 18 bucks.

Its not the end all be all but 20 bucks is a lot less then 250-300 for an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,783
Posted By Rook85
I'll 2nd 3rd or 4th the suggestion for an post 96...

I'll 2nd 3rd or 4th the suggestion for an post 96 DR650.

I'm new to the game as well. First bike 2 months ago was an 05 DR650 with 6k on the odometer. Bone stock in good shape haggled him down to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
I've got the bike.... PO put new tires on it...

I've got the bike.... PO put new tires on it before he sold it of course he got another set of deathwings... still darn near new.

Now I need gear. Have a great dirt helmet. Will get a pair of MX...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
Looks like I've finally joined the club. ...

Looks like I've finally joined the club.

Took the STAR course 2 months ago and picked up a bike today.

Found an 05 DR650 with about 6.5k on it all stock. Walked away for $2400.
Will try to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 91,547
Views: 17,050,923
Posted By Rook85
Well I've been on the hunt for my first dual...

Well I've been on the hunt for my first dual sport. Took the safety course two months ago and have been watching craigslist and the local stealerships.
At first was looking at 250's found some...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10,425
Views: 1,463,872
Posted By Rook85
Thanks for the update. I rode a TW200 in the...

Thanks for the update.
I rode a TW200 in the msf course very easy to flat foot. I believe seat is identical on the xt.

Another xt got listed by me today an 05 with 6k for 2,000. Would it be a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10,425
Views: 1,463,872
Posted By Rook85
Very informative thread. I have a line on...

Very informative thread.

I have a line on an 04 xt225 with about 1500 miles on it. Appears to be in quite good shape. Owner wants 2250 for it and doesn't appear to want to budge on the price.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
Thanks for the input guys. I'll likely have...

Thanks for the input guys.

I'll likely have to wait till late july/Aug to take a Stars class as most are full at the moment and I'm getting hitched in June.

I've been watching craigslist for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7,996
Views: 680,370
Posted By Rook85
New here, have been lurking for a bit. Nice to...

New here, have been lurking for a bit. Nice to know there is a large adventure riding contingent in the Boise area.

I think I've caught the ADV bug. Moved to ID from KS a year a go love the...
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