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Forum: Beasts 06-04-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,046
Posted By shrikebandit
5'7- 2009 wee strom

5'7- 2009 wee strom
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By shrikebandit
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=58...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=580749
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By shrikebandit
It should be less. They are optimistic by 10% ...

It should be less.
They are optimistic by 10%

So it should be around 108 km/h

What coulour your wee?

Maybe we'll see each other on the road. Mine is orange and I am from Montreal North
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By shrikebandit
hello from a fellow Montrealer, As greywolf says:...

hello from a fellow Montrealer, As greywolf says: try not to run it that low. I think the fuel pump is pretty expensive.
Was it 120 indicated or true speed?
I always get 5 l / 100 km. I usually go...
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By shrikebandit
I heard a rumour of a turbocharged 400 cc's...

I heard a rumour of a turbocharged 400 cc's engine with 2 wheel drive and spoke wheels.

They want to create a new niche apparently. Is it true? we'll see!
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,416
Posted By shrikebandit
I got a Wee and love it. SOme times I wish when I...

I got a Wee and love it. SOme times I wish when I am at 140 km/h I can twist the throttle and accelerate faster than it really does. Some of us have the need to feel the acceleration. To each their...
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,331
Posted By shrikebandit
People usually like them tall and skinny so they...

People usually like them tall and skinny so they look more like girls.
I know that doesn't help but couldn't help myself, it was too easy
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,760
Posted By shrikebandit
I don't have it yet, maybe I will buy it at the...

I don't have it yet, maybe I will buy it at the end of the year, my Wee has only 2000 km as of now. You can use that tool to adjust the TB on the 2007 and up models. But there is a slight catch to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,253
Posted By shrikebandit
yeah but I wish I would have put 10000 bucks in...

yeah but I wish I would have put 10000 bucks in the company in 1986 (I was 9)!!
I do not remember the source of the following


"Lets start with the last one. Someone who in 1986 invested $10,000...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,760
Posted By shrikebandit
I dunno why youd need an oscilloscope but you...

I dunno why youd need an oscilloscope but you might want to get this if you get a dl650 2007 and up

http://www.healtech-electronics.com/download/OBD-Tool_Intro_en.pdf
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By shrikebandit
yeah and don't baster the turkey after that!

yeah and don't baster the turkey after that!
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,253
Posted By shrikebandit
I like the style and I don't know much about...

I like the style and I don't know much about Urals. But don't they sell it a bit for a premium price? Given the age of its technology shouldn't it be cheaper than that? Did the reliability improve?...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By shrikebandit
Ok guys thanks, I decided to leave it like that...

Ok guys thanks,
I decided to leave it like that for now, at least if I brake hard there is no movement in the steering. It probably is the brake.

As for the headlight clunk, I might have that....
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By shrikebandit
I did that but could not detect any play. Did...

I did that but could not detect any play.
Did you have a very noticeable movement when you did that?
If there is something I cannot really feel it
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By shrikebandit
I checked the fork oil, it was low 190 mm instead...

I checked the fork oil, it was low 190 mm instead fo 150. So I changed it. Clunk is still there. I am suspecting it is really the disc brake. My Dl seems to have a similar clunk as well as my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By shrikebandit
Thanks guys, I will check all those points....

Thanks guys,
I will check all those points. Maybe remove the caliper and press down on the forks see if the clunk is still there.
I am not sure if it's when I press down or when it comes up. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,337
Posted By shrikebandit
dr 650 front suspension clunk

I got this 2006 DR650 with 6000 miles on it
When I compress the front forks there is a clunk and I can feel it through the front end. It is not the head bearings. I put my fingers around the...
Forum: Beasts 04-06-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,996
Posted By shrikebandit
The Wee gets there pretty soon and you forgot to...

The Wee gets there pretty soon and you forgot to mention it is much more solid. I also have both and the Weestrom feels rock solid at highway speeds when compared to the DR
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By shrikebandit
what about dum dum?

what about dum dum?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2010, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By shrikebandit
Thank you kind sir! It reassures me. I did not...

Thank you kind sir!
It reassures me. I did not want to go back through that again and see where the mistake was (if there was one!)
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By shrikebandit
DR650 rearsuspension question

HI guys,
I was working with a friend on both our DR's. We were greasing the rear suspension links bearings as well as those on the swing arm.
When we put them back on BOTH our bikes there was a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 40,043
Posted By shrikebandit
Amazing pictures! What's with the helicopter?

Amazing pictures!
What's with the helicopter?
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 124,334
Posted By shrikebandit
and even if you have never worked on a diesel...

and even if you have never worked on a diesel engine but you're ok with a wrench I am sure you can find lots of info here and on elsewhere on the net

But for 18000 dollars I would buy a diesel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,279
Posted By shrikebandit
old KLR - good - 32 new KLR - IDK - still 32

old KLR - good - 32
new KLR - IDK - still 32
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,908
Posted By shrikebandit
I would guess so! There are what looks like 4...

I would guess so! There are what looks like 4 cocks of a pet
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2010, 03:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,829
Posted By shrikebandit
I can only say wow!

I can only say wow!
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,482
Posted By shrikebandit
as a jerk who owned both the KLR and the DR and I...

as a jerk who owned both the KLR and the DR and I owned two KLR's, I prefer the DR on the road and off road. More fun and agile and less shaky.
Have you ever ridden a DR650 for more than 2 miles on...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By shrikebandit
Ktm

Ktm
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,482
Posted By shrikebandit
Let us know why you'd get a KLR and not a DR650...

Let us know why you'd get a KLR and not a DR650 again?
I had a KLR, sold it for a Bandit1200 which I sold to get a DR650. I never regretted selling either the KLR or the Bandit, I know now I should...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,558
Posted By shrikebandit
you might wanna take a look also at the DR650. ...

you might wanna take a look also at the DR650. It is a compromise between both. I had a KLR and sold it, I thought I wanted something more roadworthy so I got a Bandit 1200. Too heavy, powerful and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,647
Posted By shrikebandit
Nice, every time I see pics of Romania and dual...

Nice, every time I see pics of Romania and dual sports I wanna go back.
Hopefully someday!
Noroc!
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By shrikebandit
Bai Radule! Eu cred ca problema este "triple tree...

Bai Radule! Eu cred ca problema este "triple tree clamp" pin' la urma

Multumesc de input. Pacat ca esti asa departe. Eu-s din Montreal

Thanks guys
I think it;'s the triple tree clamp the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By shrikebandit
twisted handlebars after hard braking!!!

Yes I did! Did not think it would have been possible! I was looking at a chick in a car in traffic and when I looked forward (where I should be looking all the time!) I saw the car in front of me 3...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
That's what I think. To check for a bent fork I...

That's what I think. To check for a bent fork I would have to split the case right? bike is still under warranty
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
I think I might have found the problem but did...

I think I might have found the problem but did not experiment too much yet.
It might be caused by the nut between the seat and the handlebars.
When lifting the wheel and releasing the gas a bit, I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
I am waiting to hit 3600 miles to put synthetic...

I am waiting to hit 3600 miles to put synthetic oil. But can this be the problem? I would doubt it! My KLR didn't do that, not trying to start a war between DR and KLR, just stating what my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
well, it is smoother to shift but it still jumps...

well, it is smoother to shift but it still jumps out of first. It happened twice this morning. I am pretty sure it is related to trying to lift the front wheel. It always happens when I lift the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
feedback time. I removed some of the slack in...

feedback time.
I removed some of the slack in the cable.
It seems to have made a difference. Did not have enough time to see if it comes out of first but from 2nd to 1st it seems smoother.
Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
OK guys, thanks. I'll do that after work!

OK guys, thanks. I'll do that after work!
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By shrikebandit
Thanks I'll check it although I am sure there is...

Thanks I'll check it although I am sure there is 1-2 mm of free play in the cable.
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