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Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 08:51 AM
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Posted By rockt
Man, they're lovely. And yours looks...

Man, they're lovely. And yours looks particularly well done. Congratulations.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 2,454,001
Posted By rockt
Had a DT400 way back when. It was a torque...

Had a DT400 way back when. It was a torque monster and would wheelie effortlessly. A bit portly off-road, though.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By rockt
You really should hack it up into a hardtail...

You really should hack it up into a hardtail bobber. You know, Firestone tires, flat black paint, homemade exhaust.

Just kiddin' obviously. What a well-kept original bike. Nice to see for a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 2,454,001
Posted By rockt
Certainly a step in the right direction. And you...

Certainly a step in the right direction. And you gotta admit, it looks pretty darn cool.

I hope they don't do something crazy like NOT bring it to North America.
Forum: Airheads 03-08-2015, 12:45 PM
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Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
Hmmm... intriguing. Close-ups?

Hmmm... intriguing. Close-ups?
Forum: Airheads 02-17-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By rockt
Splendid! Enjoy.

Splendid! Enjoy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By rockt
A-men, brother. For me, high speed highways,...

A-men, brother. For me, high speed highways, with transport trucks, etc., and motorcycles don't mix. Just not my idea of serenity. That I get from riding backroads and goat-paths.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-01-2015, 06:18 AM
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Views: 3,431,704
Posted By rockt
Did you [I]have[I] to post this!?! My hearts...

Did you [I]have[I] to post this!?! My hearts pounding, I'm sweating, my eyes are welling up. Sunday's supposed to be a rest day!

WHAT a GORGEOUS bike!:thumb
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 08:33 AM
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Posted By rockt
OK, now I see it... sort of. The blacked out...

OK, now I see it... sort of. The blacked out paint and all the apparatus for the trailer threw me off a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By rockt
What bike is he using to pull that trailer?

What bike is he using to pull that trailer?
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:25 AM
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Posted By rockt
Oh dear, yeah, that does not look comfortable. ...

Oh dear, yeah, that does not look comfortable. Square-edged, wedge can't be good for your arse.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By rockt
...the stock seat on my BMW xMoto, which might...

...the stock seat on my BMW xMoto, which might have had the most uncomfortable stock seat I've ever sat on..


You obviously haven't had the pleasure of spending a few minutes on a stock DR650...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By rockt
I LOVE that bike!

I LOVE that bike!
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 06:39 AM
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Views: 261,407
Posted By rockt
The car thing is interesting, though I'm guessing...

The car thing is interesting, though I'm guessing it wouldn't be considered "environmentally friendly" by today's standards.

I'm more interested in the minty looking DR. How do you come to own...
Forum: Airheads 01-15-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,956
Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
That's one beautiful backyard you have! Your...

That's one beautiful backyard you have! Your landscaper did a great job:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 05:44 AM
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Posted By rockt
Cool, but... how is this possible? Can you...

Cool, but... how is this possible? Can you explain the actuation? I mean, the valves are kinda jumping up and down... like, rapidly :huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:38 AM
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Posted By rockt
valve adjustments take 5 min, while the engine is...

valve adjustments take 5 min, while the engine is running


Ummm... can you explain how you do a valve adjustment with engine running?
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By rockt
Too bad. It's been awhile since I rode one but I...

Too bad. It's been awhile since I rode one but I recall it being a more versatile engine than, say, the air-cooled XR250L engine - more power everywhere and much more refined. Especially more...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By rockt
NX's are great bikes. They really do it all,...

NX's are great bikes. They really do it all, more so than some small bikes.

The only problem is the rear wheel size - might be hard to get tires for - but I think you can fit one from certain...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-12-2014, 10:45 AM
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Views: 3,431,704
Posted By rockt
Does the GB500 not scratch the smaller bike itch?...

Does the GB500 not scratch the smaller bike itch? I'd take it off your hands if it's just collecting dust:wink:
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,956
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Posted By rockt
Is it just me, or are /7 tanks among the nicest...

Is it just me, or are /7 tanks among the nicest in motorcycling?
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 07:50 AM
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Posted By rockt
No problem guys, I wasn't being all defensive. I...

No problem guys, I wasn't being all defensive. I don't even have a DR650 at the moment, (though I will again 'cause I love them - DR250 mounted right now). But I really do find the current version...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By rockt
You're right about the DR650, she shakes a lot ...

You're right about the DR650, she shakes a lot


What year DR are we talking? All the '96 and up I've ridden, with gear-driven counter-balancer, are the smoothest singles I've encountered.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 01:05 PM
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Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
Nice, thanks.

Nice, thanks.
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By rockt
More please.

More please.
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By rockt
I had an R100R. One of my favourite bikes. Does...

I had an R100R. One of my favourite bikes. Does it all.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By rockt
I'll say! These guys went above and beyond. ...

I'll say! These guys went above and beyond. Really appreciate it fellas.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By rockt
Anyone near Visalia, California?

Hi, is anyone near Visalia, Ca that could check out a Toyota truck for me? I hope it's not asking too much. Maybe you're going near there for a ride? Just need to know that the dealer is...
Forum: Airheads 04-30-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7,956
Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
Man, would that ever make life simpler. Any...

Man, would that ever make life simpler. Any drawbacks?
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 106,273
Posted By rockt
Well before you pull the trigger on a...

Well before you pull the trigger on a new/different bike, try a different oil, (I know, dangerous to discuss oil out here :norton). Now I never had an overheating problem with my DR650, but I had an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,086
Views: 602,907
Posted By rockt
Yes, looks great. Nicely kitted out. I...

Yes, looks great. Nicely kitted out. I particularly like how you mounted the windscreen - don't know how it works, but very Paris-Dakar
looking :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 2,454,001
Posted By rockt
BHD, I've been following your quest, (as you know...

BHD, I've been following your quest, (as you know from the DR350 shananagans :) ), and I keep hearing simplicity, inexpensive - something you can drop without worrying about scratching up a fancy new...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31,887
Views: 3,973,970
Posted By rockt
B.Curvin, what tires are on your DR? Bike...

B.Curvin, what tires are on your DR?

Bike looks great.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31,887
Views: 3,973,970
Posted By rockt
Yes, or better yet, let's shrug this off as an...

Yes, or better yet, let's shrug this off as an internet communication issue and move on. We're passionate about our bikes, so we defend their honour, but enough's been said about all this. Some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31,887
Views: 3,973,970
Posted By rockt
Well, it's all relative, but my DR250 ain't slow....

Well, it's all relative, but my DR250 ain't slow. It's not fast, (it's a 250 single), and it doesn't have as much bottom end torque as the 350, but it revs out nicely and is smooth. I have a hard...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 3,431,704
Posted By rockt
Now THAT is Old School!

Now THAT is Old School!
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 01:49 PM
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Posted By rockt
http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelsp...

http://www.yamaha-motor.com/sport/products/modelspecs/574/0/specs.aspx

XT225 = 6 speed
XT250 = 5 speed
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 2,454,001
Posted By rockt
The DR, (which I own, so I might be biased), is a...

The DR, (which I own, so I might be biased), is a bigger, more dirt-capable motorcycle - it has 10" of adjustable suspension at both ends, and though I haven't ridden the XT, I'm guessing that with a...
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7,956
Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
Very cool! I bet it sounds nice, too. ...

Very cool!

I bet it sounds nice, too.

Thanks.
Forum: Airheads 08-31-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7,956
Views: 1,617,340
Posted By rockt
Wiener, GOT to see the blue monolever bike! I'm...

Wiener, GOT to see the blue monolever bike! I'm thinking it's a stripped down R80. Lay it on us, man.
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