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Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 24,902
Posted By drdubb
Sometimes its not good to ride alone. Old...

Sometimes its not good to ride alone.

Old suggestion...three is best...one to crash, one to go get help, one to stay with crashee.
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,291
Posted By drdubb
Nice report...keep it coming.

Nice report...keep it coming.
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,484
Posted By drdubb
Thanks for the suggestion...I've had it at...

Thanks for the suggestion...I've had it at 2...will try one.
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,256,311
Posted By drdubb
I don't think I can make it!! ...

I don't think I can make it!!


http://i1316.photobucket.com/albums/t611/Drdubb76/GuyNerdFreakingOut_zpsfb741aa6.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,484
Posted By drdubb
Really enjoyed the report...as usual...you guys...

Really enjoyed the report...as usual...you guys are my heroes.

I got one of those helmet cams like yours...I like it...but half the time I don't have it on when I think I do...Helmet is noisy...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
NC plexi 2 or 3. I use a smaller screen and...

NC plexi 2 or 3.

I use a smaller screen and put Vstrom hand guards on it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
I took V&H off my 750 and glad I did. You might...

I took V&H off my 750 and glad I did. You might be fine..does it pop on decell with the v&h..if it does...you are probably ok on the switch.

Have the tabs been removed from the pilot jets...? If...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 24,902
Posted By drdubb
Your ride...do it any way you want. People will...

Your ride...do it any way you want. People will offer suggestions...take them or leave. Folks just trying to help.

In
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
I like the national cycle street shield ex.

I like the national cycle street shield ex.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
I've done it. Get a threaded rod with nuts and...

I've done it. Get a threaded rod with nuts and washers to press in the races. You may need a dremmel to cut the old race off the stem, but sometimes gentle nudging with a cold chisel will work.
...
Forum: Racing 09-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 69,953
Posted By drdubb
Its ALIVE!

Its ALIVE!
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
What a great adventure and show of perseverance.

What a great adventure and show of perseverance.
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
And you made that possible. Cheers to Deanswife.

And you made that possible. Cheers to Deanswife.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 2,560,179
Posted By drdubb
Loopster...is that the 500X? How are you...

Loopster...is that the 500X?

How are you liking that motorcycle?
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
The dynojet kit offers two different main jets....

The dynojet kit offers two different main jets. One for no mods and the other for free flow filters and exhausts....stage 1....stage 2.

Its a real pain to dial these in, especially for a small...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,307
Views: 1,484,867
Posted By drdubb
smaller - lighter?

I ride an old 95 Honda Nighthawk 750, great bike and an 06 DR650. I've been on the DR more and more and liking the light weight and easy handling. I wish I were a few inches taller. I started...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
I'm so impressed with you and your journey. I...

I'm so impressed with you and your journey. I would have probably melted down with the wiring harness.
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
I don't think so,,, but I bought mine from Honda.

I don't think so,,, but I bought mine from Honda.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
I used the Progressive HD's. They work just fine....

I used the Progressive HD's. They work just fine.

When you start pricing shocks....you will be shocked.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,007
Posted By drdubb
enjoying your ride report...I just did the...

enjoying your ride report...I just did the Eastern portion as far as the TAT Shak in Arkansas. If you are having rain, there will be one pretty muddy section early in Mississippi. Might need to do a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,550
Posted By drdubb
I think the sandpit is currently a mudpit.

I think the sandpit is currently a mudpit.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
Glad you are enjoying our neck of the woods. Had...

Glad you are enjoying our neck of the woods. Had my DR on the Dragon and the Gravelhala a few weeks ago. However, I crashed on the Gravelhala trying to avoid a giant pothole and an F-250 at the same...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
impressed by your ability to keep up this thread....

impressed by your ability to keep up this thread. I find it hard to slow down and take a picture.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
Be careful with the torque....easy to break...

Be careful with the torque....easy to break things...yes I did.
Forum: Equipment 07-23-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6,477
Views: 2,560,179
Posted By drdubb
side sleeper

I'm a side sleeper too so I got one of those stuff sacks that is lined with microfiber, turn it inside out, fill it with clothes, does pretty well. I've got a Cocoon inflatable pillow, but that goes...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
Better head WEST from Norfolk. It a long way to...

Better head WEST from Norfolk. It a long way to England.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,735
Views: 946,613
Posted By drdubb
Just replaced mine.

Just replaced mine.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11,307
Views: 1,484,867
Posted By drdubb
Dremmel tool with a cut off wheel.

Dremmel tool with a cut off wheel.
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11,307
Views: 1,484,867
Posted By drdubb
Short guy interested in Stelvio

I've been looking at possibly adding a Stelvio in the future. However, I'm old and short (5-7) and a little worried about whether I can handle the height and weight. I also have a DR650 (lowered) Any...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
After seeing your cooking skills, I wish I was...

After seeing your cooking skills, I wish I was riding along.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 118,948
Posted By drdubb
Nice write up by your former employers....

Nice write up by your former employers....
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
I'm in Raleigh, won't help him much, but if he...

I'm in Raleigh, won't help him much, but if he needs anything, I'll be willing to offer. I would imagine he can get from Norfolk to the NC mountains on a long, boring day. I-40 to Asheville and then...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,345
Posted By drdubb
go to Harrison 7, 21,23,43,123, 16, many others...

go to Harrison 7, 21,23,43,123, 16, many others between there and I 40. Some good campgrounds around there. Eat at the Oark Store in Oark.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
Wave when you ride by... Fourth stream...

Wave when you ride by...

Fourth stream crossing...walk it. Would he best if help was near by
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,230
Posted By drdubb
Another great side road that won't take much off...

Another great side road that won't take much off the trip is 80 down to Marion, NC. Do a loop by taking 221 back up to Little Switzerland.

Did the BRP a few years ago....Lots of rain...still had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,282
Posted By drdubb
FBR...congrats....wish I had met you. drdubb

FBR...congrats....wish I had met you.

drdubb
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 29,282
Posted By drdubb
Just do folks know, I could only get away for a...

Just do folks know, I could only get away for a week or so and had no real off road experience. I was not kidnapped by zombies, but made the turn for home at the TAT shack.

My take on the first...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 68,226
Posted By drdubb
This will sound strange...but I've had the same...

This will sound strange...but I've had the same random starting troubles. The only correlation is that I forgot to turn off the petcock. ???? I have heard stories of hydro lock on the piston from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 118,948
Posted By drdubb
Just to illustrate the point..I once had the...

Just to illustrate the point..I once had the opportunity to talk with Lois Price and while we were talking a young lady came up and told Lois how she had just purchased the same motorcycle that Lois...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 118,948
Posted By drdubb
Have the battery load tested. They can fail...

Have the battery load tested. They can fail suddenly.
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