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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 3,278,249
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bikes

Yes, we all have our opinions and some can't agree on what makes a bike a cafe' racer, and that's ok with me.
I love 'em all.

Well, there have been a few ugly ducklings posted along the way...
...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 199,626
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Second again!

Nah, not 205, you beat me though :clap
Nice short write up.
Funny how dumb the comments are from people who know nothing about bikes.
Sure, a Grom will cruise at 75 loaded down no problem... ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,149
Views: 3,278,249
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Not a cafe'

I thoroughly agree!
A beautiful bike that would be a blast to ride.

However, it is not a cafe' bike.
It is a street tracker and very well done.
It should be posted in the flat track and street...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,880
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dual Mufflers Tool Tube

Here is the thread on my tool tube:
http://drriders.com/topic11228.html

It has worked out very well and I am quite happy with it.
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,247
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wow!

That's amazing!

You got that machine up the trail? :eek1

No other way to get there I know, so that is quite an accomplishment. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Strippers

I stripped my second DR down... a lot. :wink:
Here is the build thread to give you some ideas:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=857154

If you can still ride the bike without...
Forum: Alaska 08-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,247
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Mine Trial ride

Bobby the biker dog and I rode the mine trail again this past weekend (8/10/14) and the weather cooperated this time.

NO snow :clap

A fun trail with a variety of surfaces and switchbacks.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,437
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Weighty discussion

Excellent description of your bike weight modifications.

I particularly like the emphasis on weight distribution as it is a pet peeve of mine.
Far too many riders carry weight high on the rear of...
Forum: Alaska 08-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By JagLite
Pissed Argh!

Every year I plan to attend :clap

Every year I can't be there :cry

Please everybody take lots of pictures and post them... Here? :lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7,765
Views: 7,053,958
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 My Sunshine

She rode her own Honda 80 to high school, then didn't ride for many years.

After we got married she enjoyed riding pillion but would often fall asleep. :eek1

After 25 years of marriage she...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dealer parts

Here in Alaska I never expect the dealer to have any parts for any of my bikes, and so far they never have. :1drink

Even tire choice is very limited.
How many brands of tires, sizes of tires,...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-01-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 199,626
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Defense

The Grom is so odd looking you can tell the Police that you are just learning to ride and just getting the hang of it.
That's why wheelies and stoppies happen :rofl

I still haven't seen one in...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-01-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Update

I was wrong on the price...

Correct price is $9.24 for the pair!
Here is the link to the ones I bought:...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-01-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 enLightening!

I put both DR's side by side and turned the blinkers on...

The LED is brighter, but smaller.
By my eye that is :D I don't have any type of measuring device.

The big difference is how small...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 I find them nice and bright but I don't know how...

I find them nice and bright but I don't know how they compare with the stock lights.

Good question for a test.
I will compare the LED's with the stock ones on my other DR... tonight.

The...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Blinkers

I installed the new plastic LED turn signals to replace the nice aluminum ones that broke the first time I rode the bike on our local mx track.
The aluminum signals looked nice but were surprisingly...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,437
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Welding

Beautiful workmanship! :clap
Your gap filling ability is amazing.
That was easier/quicker/stronger/(or?) to do than to cut a small bit of plate and bend to fit before welding in?
I am terrible at...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 'Pooter rider

That is excellent!
I am often amazed at how much time some spend online...
When the sun is shining and the roads and trails are beckoning :clap

I think the price is good at $17 each but the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 424,620
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Build? Hah!

If you are referring to the beast (Brutus the VTX)...
Yes, I bolted the parts together to see if it was worth building a fuel tank, exhaust system, a proper seat, a 320 rotor for the front, a spoke...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Great idea!

Looks great so far :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-25-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 424,620
Posted By JagLite
Thumbs down Adventure cruiser V1

Alaska is short of back roads.


Once out of town, any town, you are probably on the only highway going anywhere.


So, a cruiser for highway comfort, combined with some good offroad suspension...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 29,019
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Fixed now

Thanks for my daily fix! :clap

I love watching a project come together and solving the inevitable issues that come up.

I learned on my street tracker build (first project) that I need to have...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-23-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 New bars

The new Protaper SE KTM bend bars:

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/AJS%20Street%20Tracker/IMG_0694_zps43a80a2c.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 65,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 The latest update

No electrical problems since removing the relay a month ago.
I had previously removed the kick stand switch and wires but had left the jumpered relay in place.
Now the wires are still jumped...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 29,019
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wow!

That is not work...
That collection is ART!
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Never

Never assume... :eek1
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-21-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 29,019
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Progress!

Moving along beautifully :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Popeye

Interesting question.
I have a TM40 on my Dr. Street Tracker and the CV on my D/S DR.
I often ride both on the same day, one after the other, and I don't notice the difference.
I will have do more...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-19-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 38,038
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Long wait is over!

Glad to see you are getting back to the build.

Life interferes...
I lost 16 months with fixing up our house to sell and fixing up the older house we bought, moving, and all that goes with it. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 94,785
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Street Tracker

DR650 turned into an AJS tribute Street Tracker

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/AJS%20Street%20Tracker/IMG_0315_zps9477c1fd.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Breaker breaker!

Read up some online and found that the little breakers are available from several big name companies.

I also read several pages on why you would want to use one or the other.
I think this page is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Circuit breaker

Nice! :clap
I would research it and see if those who have switched from a fuse to the little breaker are happy.
If so, I will order a few for my bikes.
When I was having issues with the side...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 1,069,487
Posted By JagLite
Question TW ADVenture!

What mods to the bike for the trip?
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wobble a bit you say?

I am guessing you haven't seen this video by Dunlop Tires

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3OQTU-kE2s&index=3&list=FLw2PrvHxaIhFL6IwsFgwFCA

Should be required viewing for all riders I think. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,088
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Forked again!

Great write up!
Nice details for the conversion.
Thanks for taking the time to share with us :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 97,274
Views: 18,425,965
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Problem solved for Brutalguy

I have read with interest your ongoing battle with the DR.

Wondering why you have more trouble with one bike (and 2 engines) than 1,000 of us have - combined.

After many hours of deliberation,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,437
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Lessons learned

Quite educational building stuff isn't it!
I have done similar projects where I had not considered where everything needed to go...
We learn as we go sometimes.
And other times we get to learn...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 47,691
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Sell?

That is sad. I am sorry to read that you are going to sell it. It is unique.

I realized years ago that I don't want the regrets that come from selling a bike I really like.

Too many say "I wish...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-06-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 47,691
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Heavy man

Did I miss it?
What is the finished weight?


I finally found an XR200 donor for my winter build project this week.
It looks almost as good as your XR donor did.
That means lousy, mistreated,...
Forum: Alaska 07-06-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Thanks for taking us along for the ride :D

Thanks for taking us along for the ride :D
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