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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Ulyses
Maybe I never tried! Haha! No, I think you are...

Maybe I never tried! Haha! No, I think you are correct. Of course, I always figured the engine would grenade if I pushed it that hard.....and being in Latin America I didn't want to risk it!
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,003
Posted By Ulyses
What Up?

Hey, I just saw you all's report and remembered that you both live in Portland! I'm moving to Portland first week of August; I would love to meet you both. Will you all be in town around then?...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,956
Posted By Ulyses
No worries! Thanks for reading! Good luck next...

No worries! Thanks for reading! Good luck next year, it'll be here before you know it!

P.S., What bike are you going to ride?
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,956
Posted By Ulyses
Thanks for reading! Glad to see people still...

Thanks for reading! Glad to see people still straying to this RR....haha! Hope you do make it down south eventually! If I ever get up North, I'll hit you up!
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
You can make one for a couple of dollars if you...

You can make one for a couple of dollars if you have access to a welder. I made one in Peru with a hacksaw, drill press, and the help of a guy with an old stick welder:...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 08:53 PM
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Views: 346,956
Posted By Ulyses
Thank you! Glad to see someone reading this...

Thank you! Glad to see someone reading this thing a year later! Where are you at in Washington?
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
After dropping thousands of dollars into it, I...

After dropping thousands of dollars into it, I can see that you are still doing your very best to kill that bike. I salute you sir! :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,689
Posted By Ulyses
Meh...it's all softails. No worries though, I...

Meh...it's all softails. No worries though, I think I've got it figured out. I'm going to order some taylor spark plug leads, cut them to size, cross my fingers, and hope for the best!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
You know bro, I think we both need a set of Super...

You know bro, I think we both need a set of Super Moto wheels. Just swapping out wheels would be so much easier than trying to put on new tires. I agree, it's a pain in the ass!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Skid Plate

This is what most people seem to use for a skid plate:

http://www.ricochetoffroad.com/store/page133.html

It's available through a bunch of different websites, but ricochet makes them all.
Forum: Road warriors 07-10-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,689
Posted By Ulyses
Coil Relocation

This is awesome! I didn't even think about looking on ADVrider for a Harley thread, much less a Dyna thread! Random question for all the Dyna folks on here: has anyone done a coil relocation to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Just get an anti gravity or a small shorai and...

Just get an anti gravity or a small shorai and put it under the seat like everyone else....all you need is some adhesive velcro, a dremel, and some patience. No need to go fabricating battery boxes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
I'm interested too. If you do get rid of them,...

I'm interested too. If you do get rid of them, and gammel doesn't get them, let me know!
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Because it's just better. Period. :rofl ...

Because it's just better. Period. :rofl

Pro's:
- The XR is the lightest of the three and has the second most horsepower
- Probably the most dirt worthy
- Extremely easy DIY maintenance and a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
That happened to me in Peru. That stud is...

That happened to me in Peru. That stud is threaded on both ends. Get a file or an angle grinder, make some flat spots on that broken stud, then twist it out with a pair of vice grips. Then go get...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,205
Posted By Ulyses
Way to Go!

It is so cool to see you doing this with your son! I hope that if I have kids some day that I will be able to do something like this with them. It is also cool to see you guys using the XR650L! It...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,956
Posted By Ulyses
:clap

:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
El Senior on the operating table.... :cry

El Senior on the operating table.... :cry
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Meh....I don't remember.....whatever looked best...

Meh....I don't remember.....whatever looked best at the time. I just eyeballed it. It worked from San Diego to Tierra del Fuego to Buenos Aires. No issues whatsoever. ABS pipe and hose clamps to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
I just used some black ABS pipe. It's extremely...

I just used some black ABS pipe. It's extremely cheap, and you can get it at Home Depot, have them cut it AND glue it for you in under 10min. I did mine in a parking lot in San Diego. It lasted...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
I'm dying.. :rofl

I'm dying.. :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
I'm going to be an a-hole and suggest that you...

I'm going to be an a-hole and suggest that you just sell all of that to me....:D
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Insulate the handlebar and let it heat up more....

Insulate the handlebar and let it heat up more....
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Yeah, don't use electrical tape. Go to Harbor...

Yeah, don't use electrical tape. Go to Harbor Freight and get a sections of heat shrink and put that on. Another idea would be to fill the end of the handlebar with some sort of epoxy or foam. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
The best kind of tires: FREE tires. :1drink ...

The best kind of tires: FREE tires. :1drink

They are some of the random cast off's that the Honda shop in Corvallis gave me. What's a good 50/50 tire? I need to order something today....
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
If you don't want them anymore, I'll take them...

If you don't want them anymore, I'll take them off your hands....
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
.....and here's mine (so far): ...

.....and here's mine (so far):

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-05/105D75D0-A8AA-4A8A-BBCD-1B8B582709DB_zpslthmvqrb.jpg

Still trying to figure out...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 09:42 AM
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Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,956
Posted By Ulyses
I actually may be moving to Portland in the next...

I actually may be moving to Portland in the next few months. Hit me up via PM!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Naw.....he'll see it right before he plows into...

Naw.....he'll see it right before he plows into me and think, "wow, that dyna looks nice from the rear." And then he'll roll right over me and leave me paralyzed. But at least he'll have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Progress

Reassembly has begun:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/A1C1E712-D24E-46CA-AD80-479F67801504_zpsnpg1ytcy.jpg

I think I'm going to have a hell of a time figuring out where...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
What?! I treated El Senior very welll......

What?! I treated El Senior very welll......
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Nice! Thanks steve!

Nice! Thanks steve!
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
The new hotness

Just got the frame back from the powder coater and I'm pleased as punch:

http://i105.photobucket.com/albums/m222/alvincullumyork/B33B5E32-2A10-4792-852B-B1AA8E250AFB_zps0igzwzkv.jpg

I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Check it out....

When I was riding Latin America last year, I had a random act of kindness from an inmate named "hound master". He's a graphic designer and concept illustrator. He was reading my RR and decided to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
You know, Nate had the same problem when he was...

You know, Nate had the same problem when he was here.....eventually we just took the carb all the way apart, sprayed carb cleaner up into all the little cracks and crevices, blew it out with an air...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Battery Choice

My frame is at the powder coater.....should be done by Thursday. I just realized though that I will have to do the battery relocation immediately. I intentionally didn't have the welder mount a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
You are such a brown falcon Evan.... ...

You are such a brown falcon Evan....

http://terminallance.com/media/comics/2013-11-19-Strip_298_Bird_of_Prey_web.gif
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Ulyses
Frame Work

Back in November I took a little tumble on the XRL and bent the frame. I rode it back to Oregon, disassembled it, and let it sit in the garage while I found a job and started applying to schools. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 86,872
Posted By Ulyses
Wise words. Me too. It really changed my...

Wise words. Me too. It really changed my perspective on life and made me really appreciate the value of relationships and people in general. Hope you are still having a blast!
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