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Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By D-R0CK
I'll double check today.

I'll double check today.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By D-R0CK
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
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: 55
Views: 3,038
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: 55
Views: 3,038
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: 55
Views: 3,038
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 1,461
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: 580
Views: 161,823
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: 580
Views: 161,823
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: 442
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: 442
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?
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By D-R0CK
You know I'm not sure but the first two weeks I...

You know I'm not sure but the first two weeks I had the bike it started on the battery every time after one or two cycles. Maybe the battery isn't good after a week or so without charge? I couldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By D-R0CK
No but I can get one pretty easily. And I have...

No but I can get one pretty easily. And I have some experience from my last bike (Now THAT was a nightmare, faulty kickstand sensor AND CDI :eek1)
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By D-R0CK
Bluhduh DR350 electrical adventure

Figured adventure would make it sound more exciting :D So the other night my battery was dead after not riding for four days or so :huh Bad. I took it for a ride, and after about three hours at 70...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,272
Posted By D-R0CK
Wind and Hotheads

I know I avoid the right lane like the plague on my DR350 (which has a hard enough time on the highways as it is) less big trucks with all of their buffeting on the left side. I move right for faster...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 107,110
Posted By D-R0CK
What gorgeous photographs! I especially like the...

What gorgeous photographs! I especially like the reflections. Subbed!
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By D-R0CK
Amen:clap

Amen:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By D-R0CK
Thanks for the help on my brake light issues...

Thanks for the help on my brake light issues everybody! :norton This forum is so helpful. I had awful pink dirt levers (the kind with a wiggle in the lever so you can/have to pull with one finger) on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By D-R0CK
Pissed DR350 electrical gremlin

So the other night I get a call from campus police (I'm a full time student) and they say "It's about your motorcycle" :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 So guts full of fear I head down ready to get a citation for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 67,336
Posted By D-R0CK
Are you coming through Provo? If you're in that...

Are you coming through Provo? If you're in that part of the state at the end of this week, I'd be more than happy to take you to some dirt and if you're camping I've got some great spots if you're...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9,223
Views: 2,873,625
Posted By D-R0CK
http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w589/D-R0CK/IM...

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w589/D-R0CK/IMG_20130902_143554_849_zps66246bae.jpg
Forum: Americas 09-22-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By D-R0CK
Beating a dead horse: finding dirt.

I'm planning a trip from Utah to Mexico, ending somewhere around San Felipe. I'm really struggling to find a cohesive source of roads, specifically dirt roads, to plan the trip. I really want to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By D-R0CK
I'm more worried about emergency stops than...

I'm more worried about emergency stops than stoppies, I see you're from Portland! My hometown was Longview, across the river.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By D-R0CK
That's kinda what I was expecting. My 750 seca I...

That's kinda what I was expecting. My 750 seca I had under 450 lbs and had big dual discs up front on a street tire, so maybe my expectations of the brakes are unrealistic, they do great off road!...
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