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Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,521
Views: 258,961
Posted By speedmaster
Nope

I don't think a few local hipster's riding one is going to pick up the slack for an aging generation of HD owners.
I got a chance to ride one (750) around the block and it did nothing for me.
If...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 225,386
Posted By speedmaster
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> I run a 17”X4.25” rear and a 19”X2.5” front on my DR650. You get the best of both...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Front Wheel Bias?

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> My 19” front wheel is about 1/8” biased to the brake rotor side of the forks. Is...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
This may be the wrong place to ask what seems...

This may be the wrong place to ask what seems like a strange question, but does anyone know if a Shinko 705 120/90-17 will fit on a DR650 sporting 17’s (stock forks & boots)?

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Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,603
Posted By speedmaster
It seems like everyone who buys one of those...

It seems like everyone who buys one of those sells it a year later.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 22,687
Posted By speedmaster
Riding enjoyed unprecedented growth when the...

Riding enjoyed unprecedented growth when the economy was good now that it is bad there has been a contraction. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,613
Posted By speedmaster
Are you sure about this? :rofl

Are you sure about this? :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-29-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By speedmaster
Only if you’re towing a mower behind your bike....

Only if you’re towing a mower behind your bike. :rofl<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By speedmaster
I think I agree with you, but I might actually...

I think I agree with you, but I might actually completely disagree with you depending on what you actually mean.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By speedmaster
Gravel counts, will say any non-asphalt or...

Gravel counts, will say any non-asphalt or concrete surface counts as dirt for this poll.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 723,544
Posted By speedmaster
It needs a 17" wheel option.

It needs a 17" wheel option.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,542
Posted By speedmaster
Dirt Miles Poll

How many dirt miles do you average a year? I have started to do so few I recently switched my DR to a 17” wheel set up.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,819
Posted By speedmaster
:evil Wouldn’t a KTM Adventurer or BMW GS...

:evil

Wouldn’t a KTM Adventurer or BMW GS be better for long distance touring? <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I ride my DR650 with 17”...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By speedmaster
You can if it’s a 3” diameter hole in a 2” radius...

You can if it’s a 3” diameter hole in a 2” radius part.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Specifications need to be specific.<o:p></o:p>
:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,006
Posted By speedmaster
http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technolog...

http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/250519-stem-jobs-act-stymied-in-house-by-competing-visa-bill

So many jobs for engineers out there we need congress to help. :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-29-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8,960
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,267,196
Posted By speedmaster
Misc. DR650 Items for sale

I have misc. DR650 items for sale a 19" WARP 9 Racing front wheel complete with shinko 705 tire (includes spacers 320mm brake rotor and caliper relocating bracket. asking $225.00
WARP 9 Racing 4.25"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,396
Posted By speedmaster
R.I.P <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...

R.I.P <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Accidents like this are a good time to review the basics. Use your high beams when it’s legal, wear...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,033
Posted By speedmaster
"Once wolves become habituated to livestock as...

"Once wolves become habituated to livestock as their primary food source, all of the wolf experts we've talked to agree that we have no alternative but to remove the entire pack," said the Washington...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,418
Posted By speedmaster
I like the looks of the Strada, but made in China...

I like the looks of the Strada, but made in China will keep it out of my garage. Too bad nobody in America or Europe can make anything anymore.
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By speedmaster
Are you saying you want it back?...

Are you saying you want it back? :rofl<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By speedmaster
We’ll hang in there, I went from being a washed...

We’ll hang in there, I went from being a washed up, good for nothing, useless loser to a highly sought after embedded software developer with just one lucky phone call. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By speedmaster
These guys trying to justify buying themselves a...

These guys trying to justify buying themselves a new bike threads all read the same.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,122
Posted By speedmaster
I'm enjoying mine seems like the perfect combo...

I'm enjoying mine seems like the perfect combo for 20% hard pack/ gravel and 80% pavement type riding.


http://i1252.photobucket.com/albums/hh577/speedmaster883/new_pics046.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,654
Posted By speedmaster
I detect a slight tone of sarcasm in your OP...

I detect a slight tone of sarcasm in your OP which may be somewhat justified if someone did not make an informed purchase.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,654
Posted By speedmaster
Something go wrong with yours?

Something go wrong with yours?
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
I don’t know if there is enough data to say how...

I don’t know if there is enough data to say how hot is too hot for the DR but mine has never gone above 335 F. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
I won’t hold my breath and the DR with Shinko’s...

I won’t hold my breath and the DR with Shinko’s is not exactly a single track machine. I do use mine for a little bit of everything and like my current set-up. So keep in mind I was comparing the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
He is right, just read this and checked the...

He is right, just read this and checked the directional arrows on the sidewalls. They were mounted at a Suzuki dealer but I guess you just can't get good help these days. :rofl
I did about a 150...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Thanks, the screen is from Screens for Bikes....

Thanks, the screen is from Screens for Bikes. www.screensforbikes.com/ (http://www.screensforbikes.com/)
The front break is just the OEM system with an adapter from WARP 9 to allow for the 320mm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
The screen is from screens for bikes....

The screen is from screens for bikes. www.screensforbikes.com/
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Thanks, B&B Offroad an Australlian equipment mfg....

Thanks, B&B Offroad an Australlian equipment mfg. Its not cheap but for some reason I was getting allot of scratches from my boots and decided to use the frame guards to prevent it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Thanks, with the weather looking up I'll report...

Thanks, with the weather looking up I'll report back when I get some more miles on it and a chance to test everything under varying conditions.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Some pics of the new "adventure" set-up. Wheels...

Some pics of the new "adventure" set-up. Wheels are WARP 9, 19"X2.15" front, 17"X4.25" rear (laced to my OEM hub).
Tires are Shinko 705, 110/80-19 front and 150/70-17 rear. Only about 500 miles so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
Hello, does your bike have 17 X 4.25 rear and 19...

Hello, does your bike have 17 X 4.25 rear and 19 X 2.5 front. If yes did you have any interference issues? I like that set up and think it would work well around here.
Your bike looks great glad to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
I used the blue Loctite.

I used the blue Loctite.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 101,180
Views: 19,593,404
Posted By speedmaster
I just spent a day doing Spring maintenance on my...

I just spent a day doing Spring maintenance on my DR650. I checked the valves (they did not need adjusting at 7500 miles), replaced the NSU screws and safety wired them in (not to difficult but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By speedmaster
When you look at how modern democracy works,...

When you look at how modern democracy works, there has to be a money motive somewhere?

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Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 80,529
Posted By speedmaster
Nope, I have had no issues with WARP 9 and I get...

Nope, I have had no issues with WARP 9 and I get the impression they want to be in the business for the long run.
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Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 80,529
Posted By speedmaster
I have a WARP 9 Super Moto set-up on my 2009...

I have a WARP 9 Super Moto set-up on my 2009 DR650; I just sent them my OEM hub to be laced to one of their rims.
I would talk to Jason Neeley at WARP 9 (not the sales guy) before making your...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,799
Posted By speedmaster
I have to agree with the OP on this one. If you...

I have to agree with the OP on this one. If you can find an unfaired sport bike it looks like it was designed for the metro-sexual commuter crowd. :rofl<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
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