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Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 23,080
Posted By D-R0CK
opinion

lurker here :D I felt the flashbacks were interesting but could be elaborated on :ear they occasionally felt vague, and are easily intriguing enough to warrant extra attention from the reader.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,876
Posted By D-R0CK
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals...

Agreed, but it beats the hell out of hand signals or broken signals.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP...

I'll be replacing/ reupholstering the seat ASAP :cry Yup, you hit the nail on the head. The bottom is clear and has white LEDs dedicated to it, pointed down. They are constantly on, as are half the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Br...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cat-Eye-LED-Turn-Signal-Brake-License-Plate-Integrated-Light-for-Honda-ATV-/360924385671?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5408c51187&vxp=mtr

$20.00!!!
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Rear signals.

Thought I'd show my solution to the problem of all the ugly old signals on the DR350. Pay no attention to the tears in the seat and the ugly plastics :lol3 It incorporates the signals, brakes,...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,876
Posted By D-R0CK
It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D

It's a '95 SES, thanks guys!:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks GB! :D

Thanks GB! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted

It's always the mud-season here :rofl Noted
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the...

That 606 looks perfect! I wonder about the longevity? How are they on the street? Mud?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now...

The shinkos are good on rocks, but I'm in WA now and I'm more worried about mud and sand, any recommendations?
Forum: Vendors 05-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,876
Posted By D-R0CK
outlet

OOH IM EXCITED FOR THE OUTLET! Can the DR handle the drain from a GPS etc?
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Tires

Anybody really like their DR350's tires? What does everybody run? I'm on shinko 700s right now and they're at 75% still, but I was hoping there might be a better offroading tire setup, especially for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so...

Alright, well I actually have a duplicate key so I'm not very worried there, maybe I could just clear out the jets with a shot from a can of degreaser... any plastic to worry about there?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I...

Excellent! And if that is the problem, do I replace the cap or clean it somehow or...?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll double check today.

I'll double check today.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
I should add some info here: After it dies, it...

I should add some info here: After it dies, it needs to sit about 2 minutes before it will start again. This indicates to me that fuel may not be getting to the carbs in the first place, and that the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so...

Will do. Working out of a dorm parking lot so that may be interesting but I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the response greg :clap I'm not sure...

Thanks for the response greg :clap I'm not sure though, this is my first vacuum operated system. How would I go about checking that?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25,102
Views: 2,994,106
Posted By D-R0CK
Dying at speed.

Alright guys, I've got a problem :cry I love my $900 little college throw-around bike, but when I do over 50 mph, the bike quickly dies. It only stays running if I give it more and more throttle, and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-01-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,885
Posted By D-R0CK
If you look at my last pic in post #50, that's...

If you look at my last pic in post #50, that's what navigator looks like while riding, Very simple. You might consider trying it.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,885
Posted By D-R0CK
Yeah the interface is pretty plain-jane, very...

Yeah the interface is pretty plain-jane, very windows 98 looking, but is comprehensive, and it's hard to argue with that price. It also shows a live updated speed as you ride and warns you when...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,885
Posted By D-R0CK
MapFactor

Has anyone else tried MapFactor Navigator? It's what I use. Comes with decent traffic/street maps from the get-go, records tracks REALLY easily, and is FREE! I've been really pleased, EXCEPT that it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
http://www.fortcollinsmotorsports.com/default.asp?...

http://www.fortcollinsmotorsports.com/default.asp?page=xPreOwnedInventoryDetail&id=430978

This looks nice, modded, and in my price range. Any thoughts? No miles listed...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
That seems to be the general consensus. Hmmm... I...

That seems to be the general consensus. Hmmm... I suppose so long as it wheelies, right? :rofl how much could i expect to pay for a running, maybe modded, but definitely old and ugly DR650? What...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
sounds like you've got some experience. I...

sounds like you've got some experience. I consider myself pretty athletic, I lift plenty, but I only weigh 170 so I'm not 100%. My problem is the DR650 outweighs a XR600 by a LOT. Is it better to go...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the insight, you may be right. Maybe...

Thanks for the insight, you may be right. Maybe the perfectly stable on the highway, light-weight off-roader doesn't exist at all :cry And maniacs is exactly the right term! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
The question was how far do I NEED to go. That's...

The question was how far do I NEED to go. That's the farthest I'd anticipate needing to go. But I'd like to travel to southern Utah (Moab, valley of the gods etc) this spring which would mean my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Question I was afraid that might be the answer :cry so...

I was afraid that might be the answer :cry so even a large thumper wouldn't work? I've heard a mixed set of answers about whether thumpers are really TRULY viable for long distance highway use. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
A tank at a time (maybe 150 miles at that speed...

A tank at a time (maybe 150 miles at that speed with the stock tank) but I should remind you there IS an oil cooling system added to the bike already.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the response Grreatdog! I'm actually...

Thanks for the response Grreatdog! I'm actually not sure what has and hasn't been done to it :lol3 it has an oil radiator and a skid-plate, as well as an AWESOME rear rack already on it. I suspect...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Because (as I Haven't yet mentioned, whoops!) I'm...

Because (as I Haven't yet mentioned, whoops!) I'm a college student and insurance for a sport bike costs much, much more than that :eek1 My first bike was a 750 yamaha... from 1981... and it STILL...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Cry That worries me tntmo, I NEED a highway capable...

That worries me tntmo, I NEED a highway capable machine and can't afford to insure two bikes, If I can't get a thumper to do it I may have to switch to a different kind of bike and give up trail...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Thumb Thanks everybody! :clap but the biggest problem...

Thanks everybody! :clap but the biggest problem for me is the DR's highway capabilities (or lack thereof) and I was hoping for a serious increase in power and a change in gearing to keep it quick on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By D-R0CK
Big bore DR350 vs XR

So I like my DR350, I do, but 350cc leaves something to be desired on the street. During the summer the bike is 60/40 street/trail though, so I don't want to have to go DR650 (despite my love of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 176,913
Posted By D-R0CK
Skipping class on the DR350 on a short adventure...

Skipping class on the DR350 on a short adventure ride exploring the mountains. And yes! The ugly signals are gone. :puke1 :D
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Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 176,913
Posted By D-R0CK
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap loving the RR. My...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap loving the RR. My hometown is 20 minutes from Portland and it really is a depressing place! In Utah at college now, and a much happier environment :D The NW is really...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By D-R0CK
Do you mean off as in out? Or by running the...

Do you mean off as in out? Or by running the bike? I can't by running the bike for some reason.
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By D-R0CK
I can't, my battery has no charge. My turn...

I can't, my battery has no charge. My turn signals and headlight work while the bike is running but nothing has any power once it's off. I think i need to start by picking up a new, charged battery?
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