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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Ghostyman
Great report. Nice bike, too. Thanks for...

Great report. Nice bike, too.

Thanks for taking us along.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,505
Posted By Ghostyman
I was out there again on Sunday and rode my xr250...

I was out there again on Sunday and rode my xr250 around the Tembler Mountains over there on the East. What a great area.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,071
Posted By Ghostyman
Ninja 250, clearly.

Ninja 250, clearly.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,633
Posted By Ghostyman
I have a 1996 XJ Cherokee and used a hitch hauler...

I have a 1996 XJ Cherokee and used a hitch hauler to carry a DR350S (300 pounds) from the bay area to Death Valley. It made my worn out springs sag to where the tire scraped the body on bumps but...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,532
Posted By Ghostyman
Yes but I'd just get one of the car chargers....

Yes but I'd just get one of the car chargers. They're about $13 shipped from Amazon. It'll give you a little more flexibility if you've got a 12V socket on your bike.

I used a car charger with an...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,532
Posted By Ghostyman
I have a 1005HAB and use it as my main computer....

I have a 1005HAB and use it as my main computer. It works great and I love it for travel.

You can find cheap 12V chargers for them on eBay. Between that and a larger battery, I have no problems...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,797
Posted By Ghostyman
Cool trip! I'm looking at getting out of Santa...

Cool trip! I'm looking at getting out of Santa Cruz for some Utah riding soon myself.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,378
Posted By Ghostyman
Cool! Looking forward to following along.

Cool! Looking forward to following along.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Changing the rear wheel bearings and found that...

Changing the rear wheel bearings and found that the cush drive has been filled in with some sort of RTV around the rubbers, presumably to firm it up. Anybody have any experience with this kind of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 311,200
Posted By Ghostyman
Yeah, thus the "wide open road in front of him"...

Yeah, thus the "wide open road in front of him" part you quoted.

Seriously simple: don't be the guy who holds up the left lane. Don't talk about "right to be there" or "law", just be a decent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 311,200
Posted By Ghostyman
If you're behind someone, nobody cares what...

If you're behind someone, nobody cares what you're doing. You aren't the problem. It's the guy who is in front of you and has a wide open road in front of him and a line of cars behind him. He may...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
You will need to separate the cover and...

You will need to separate the cover and kickstarter. Once you do, install the kickstarter gear first and then feed the shaft through the cover. It's pretty simple. Make sure you haven't lost any of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 311,200
Posted By Ghostyman
And that guy who is doing 70 in the left lane...

And that guy who is doing 70 in the left lane probably feels the same way about you coming up behind him at 80.

Drive in the left lane all you want, but move over if you have someone behind you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,223
Views: 311,200
Posted By Ghostyman
I hate to do it but... "He grabbed the front...

I hate to do it but...

"He grabbed the front brake, went right over the bars."





I'll let somebody else add the obligatory, "shoulda laid 'er down instead."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 133,913
Posted By Ghostyman
Don't go blaming us curious bystanders now....

Don't go blaming us curious bystanders now. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
That looks really nice. Could you post pictures...

That looks really nice. Could you post pictures or describe how you mounted it? I'm going to put mine on this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
I used a puller on mine as well. You won't break...

I used a puller on mine as well. You won't break anything.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,900
Posted By Ghostyman
DualSportMaps, by inmate craftycoder. Pretty...

DualSportMaps, by inmate craftycoder. Pretty awesome.

http://www.dualsportmaps.com/
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=691537...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,482
Posted By Ghostyman
Nice RR, I really enjoyed it. It was nice to...

Nice RR, I really enjoyed it.

It was nice to see Norcal from an outside perspective. Good job!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 133,913
Posted By Ghostyman
No! Tell me more....

No! Tell me more....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,505
Posted By Ghostyman
Oh boy, I know that exact hill. I barely was able...

Oh boy, I know that exact hill. I barely was able to get up there with a bald rear tire last year.

Kudos for giving more of a view of the east side of the plain than most ride reports. I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
That was it. Thank you.

That was it. Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Any tricks to removing the valve cover? I took...

Any tricks to removing the valve cover? I took the top engine mount off and unbolted all the bolts on the top of the cover. It's not budging.
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 45,271
Posted By Ghostyman
Please do. You've got interested readers. :ear

Please do. You've got interested readers. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Any progress on mounting the fairing? :ear I'm...

Any progress on mounting the fairing? :ear I'm very curious how you mount it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Very glad to hear it and glad I could be of help....

Very glad to hear it and glad I could be of help. :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
You've bent the "Stopper, cam" (it's the thing...

You've bent the "Stopper, cam" (it's the thing with the spring on it that is right above the loose bolt in your picture).

I did the exact same thing after my shift drum bolt fell out. I snugged...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Halp!

I'm having bad problems with gear shifting on my '90 DR350S. Gears 1-4 are fine but sometimes when I go into 5th, the transmission gets "stuck" and I can only upshift to 6th and then back down to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Mine fell out at 25k on a '91 DR350S.

Mine fell out at 25k on a '91 DR350S.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By Ghostyman
I'm also interested. I wish I could help but all...

I'm also interested. I wish I could help but all the stuff I've tried has been sub-par and failed quickly. I've never found one with a compass that works when mounted anywhere useful.

Amazon has a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
They are certainly pricey but you get what you...

They are certainly pricey but you get what you pay for. I'm a cheap kid and even I am running (one of) these.

If you just need to be legal, throw on the cheapest folding mirrors you can find. If...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
+2 on the Doubletake mirrors. Great design and...

+2 on the Doubletake mirrors. Great design and worth the money.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
I went through the same issue. No washer on the...

I went through the same issue. No washer on the bolt and it should have a little play. I somehow managed to bend the little L shaped bracket while reinstalling the shift drum bolt. No idea how I did...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24,727
Views: 2,934,700
Posted By Ghostyman
Sweet Cheeks! Read about them at...

Sweet Cheeks!

Read about them at http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347377

Buy them at http://cycle-analyst.com/sweetcheeks

I've been using them with 2L of water and 2L of gas...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,386
Posted By Ghostyman
This is awesome! I was down in the valley last...

This is awesome! I was down in the valley last week for the first time and didn't see any of the same stuff you did. What a great area to explore.

I'm impressed you drove out South Pass with the...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 76,316
Posted By Ghostyman
Any pics of your setup? I'm putting one of the...

Any pics of your setup? I'm putting one of the fairings on a DR350 and am curious how much the Solstices help. Right now I'm just planning on running the fairing with two lights but you've got me...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ghostyman
Good call. I took a look at the Med and XL and...

Good call. I took a look at the Med and XL and they appear to have the same shell like you said. The liners are interchangeable but the only difference seems to be in the circumference; there's no...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ghostyman
My replacement cheek pads arrived today and did...

My replacement cheek pads arrived today and did completely transform the helmet. Both the Med and XL are much more comfortable and will be usable now. Just a matter of figuring out if I can use the...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,655
Posted By Ghostyman
+1 on different cheek pads. My head measurement...

+1 on different cheek pads. My head measurement said I should be wearing a Medium. With the cheek pads in, I'm not comfortable in an XL. I have replacements on the way and really hope they transform...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 76,316
Posted By Ghostyman
I'm getting one for my DR350. Really looking...

I'm getting one for my DR350. Really looking forward to it. :clap

There were some pictures of flush mounted turn signals on some of the earlier pictures. Any info on where those can be obtained?...
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