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Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 11:06 AM
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Posted By chipbl
Did a nice road race (bicycle) in North GA last...

Did a nice road race (bicycle) in North GA last weekend, beautiful country! Looks like I was a bit west of your camp spot. Only bummer was the tacks and oil someone put on the road.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Matching Wolfman.

Matching Wolfman.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Not cheap, but strong....

Not cheap, but strong. http://www.imsproducts.com/Products/index.cfm?ManufacturerSet=Honda&maD=true&ModelSet=XR650L&modD=true&yeD=true&siD=true&TypeSet=Footpegs&SeriesSet=Pro-Series&sed=true&tyd=true
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By chipbl
HDR gives a similar look, scroll though a few of...

HDR gives a similar look, scroll though a few of these. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=789878
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Fritz, I must have read a million posts on how to...

Fritz, I must have read a million posts on how to check the valve clearances. Armed with that knowledge, last summer I went in and everything looked good (~8k miles). Buttoned it up, no problems...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Sorry, missed your post. Top clamp is...

Sorry, missed your post. Top clamp is 106x38/40mm.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-03-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By chipbl
Any camping along the way?

Any camping along the way?
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By chipbl
I think it was Bell Driver that set that up,...

I think it was Bell Driver that set that up, http://www.ignitech.cz/en/.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Answers: Yes, ProTaper Evo (CR High bend), and...

Answers: Yes, ProTaper Evo (CR High bend), and HDB top clamp. LMK if you need any other pics. Also have the HDB fold out mirror inserts and Double Take mirrors, not in that pic though.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Red too! ...

Red too!

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/2008%20XR650L/1e4a9ade.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/chipbl/media/2008%20XR650L/1e4a9ade.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By chipbl
mine

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/TAT%202010/f6d7546d.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/chipbl/media/TAT%202010/f6d7546d.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By chipbl
Google oil site tube...

Google oil site tube site:www.advrider.com/forums, bound to find something.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By chipbl
No problems. Combined with Rox Risers make it a...

No problems. Combined with Rox Risers make it a bit harder to get to the ignition, but overall the fit is fine. NOTE: Oil, Tacks, Smoke buttons NOT provided by HDB, that's a special one-off custom...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By chipbl
Looks like PO may have done Dave's mods. Also...

Looks like PO may have done Dave's mods. Also make sure the choke cable doesn't bind when you turn the bars.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Your riding is reminding me of my childhood stint...

Your riding is reminding me of my childhood stint on Oahu! Schofield. Keep the pics coming!
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By chipbl
[QUOTE=LexLeroy;23569707]I gave FrankenPig a...

[QUOTE=LexLeroy;23569707]I gave FrankenPig a bafflectomy the other day with an eye to making up a new one that mimics the no-longer-available baffle for the Honta ATC 250R. Starting with a 1 1/4"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By chipbl
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2331...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23317280&postcount=67385

But looks like you have it sorted out. Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By chipbl
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/29/8evy2y6e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/29/8evy2y6e.jpg

Beer and beans nearby and he goes for the tools. After my heart... Awesome pup!
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2014, 03:04 PM
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Posted By chipbl
http://www.caswellplating.com/aids/epoxygas.htm ...

http://www.caswellplating.com/aids/epoxygas.htm
http://www.blulightning.com/product/FTLPT/FUEL-TANK-LINER.html

No experience with this, was just doing a little research a while back. Second one...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Not an L, but interesting Euro-model.

Anyone know anything about this one? Found in Switzerland.

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/2008%20XR650L/DSC_0585_zps50fcc6cc.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By chipbl
Low-tech: Remove the airbox side plate when you...

Low-tech: Remove the airbox side plate when you need more air.

Enjoy HI, I'm an army brat, used to live at Schofield.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Tusk from Rocky Mountain RTV worked fine for me,...

Tusk from Rocky Mountain RTV worked fine for me, don't forget a gasket. I went OEM there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 03:55 PM
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Posted By chipbl
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Well, it has "carbs" so that's a plus. Kidding. ...

Well, it has "carbs" so that's a plus. Kidding. For reference, I paid 3,900 for an '08 - in 2009. Stock, 800 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By chipbl
Hey EC, map Guru - your map: I see on the VDOT...

Hey EC, map Guru - your map: I see on the VDOT site that it's 2004. Is that your version? Any thoughts on accuracy after 9 years of "progress"? I'd love to use something like that to set up bike...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By chipbl
Just for some ideas: ...

Just for some ideas: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19840774&postcount=47711
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 07:35 PM
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Posted By chipbl
http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/20...

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/2008%20XR650L/slider_zpse87e891b.jpg (http://s216.photobucket.com/user/chipbl/media/2008%20XR650L/slider_zpse87e891b.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Americas 08-21-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By chipbl
Your post isn't silly, but maybe it would help to...

Your post isn't silly, but maybe it would help to break up the question? Lots of folks have done the TAT west from there and I'm sure lots have done the continental divide trail. Where will you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 07:56 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Thanks much, exactly what I was looking for - ...

Thanks much, exactly what I was looking for -

Chip
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Thanks for the info, Steve. Maybe the PO didn't...

Thanks for the info, Steve. Maybe the PO didn't drill the peen marks out before trying with who-knows-what to get the retainer out?

That said, I do have a MotionPro removal tool. My question was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2013, 06:08 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Wheel bearing retainer

Hi all,

I read Spud's directions here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=18211283&postcount=40061) from a while back on replacing wheel bearings. Only part I didn't get was how/if I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 07:24 PM
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Posted By chipbl
LEO defense.

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/Chapel%20Hill%202013/2013-08-10122725_zps56fc2840.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 05:50 PM
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Posted By chipbl
3 day 600 mile trip

Dropped the jetting from 55/158 to 52/155 and had a much happier bike.

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc190/chipbl/Chapel%20Hill%202013/DSC03037_zps7f9e672a.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 05:46 PM
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Posted By chipbl
Hilarious. Talk about Stand Your Ground!

Hilarious. Talk about Stand Your Ground!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,091
Views: 132,227
Posted By chipbl
I rode the route with EC and others on the post...

I rode the route with EC and others on the post originally referenced. Have fun, EC is a great trail boss! Fun bunch.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-02-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 295,533
Posted By chipbl
NoVa to Chapel Hill

Hey Gang,

I'm planning a short hop down to CH next weekend, wondering if anyone had any input on the better route: RTE 15 or RTE 522. Looking for less traffic, better scenery.

Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2013, 12:14 PM
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Views: 169,953
Posted By chipbl
Got the files -

Thanks! Appreciate your hard work.
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 08:03 PM
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Posted By chipbl
I know I'm fat...

Running 55/158 with Dave's mods, UNI, and stock exhaust. Close to sea level. I'm going to put the stock jets back in to see how it goes (recently I turned the fuel idle screw in about a whole turn...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 295,533
Posted By chipbl
Thanks EC, much appreciated. Looking forward to...

Thanks EC, much appreciated. Looking forward to the pics.

BTW, are you (or anyone!) aware of any dual sport/back road routes from NoVA to Chapel Hill, NC? Thought I'd throw it out here as well...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-09-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 295,533
Posted By chipbl
I'd love to join this one if I weren't going out...

I'd love to join this one if I weren't going out of town! I don't think I know of any dirt in the general vicinity. BTW, sent you a PM if you're still in the BRT distribution biz. Have fun, post...
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