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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 128,330
Posted By Heavy
2001 Shadow Spirit 750...gone since 2005. ...

2001 Shadow Spirit 750...gone since 2005.

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spirit/Spiritside.jpg

On the Cabot Trail....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
Sounds like it. I do have an easy solution...

Sounds like it.

I do have an easy solution for you....I have a 2014 CB500X, still in the crate. I'll trade you even for your used FJ (as long as it's not the red one). :evil

Seriously though,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 128,330
Posted By Heavy
I do appreciate your signature line. :D

I do appreciate your signature line. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
I put a Sargent on my V-Strom, and loved it. ...

I put a Sargent on my V-Strom, and loved it. Tried the Seat Concepts for my DR650 and it was okay. I did call Seat Concepts and they seem very receptive to custom work. Check with them to see if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
C'mon Mitch did you have to include all the...

C'mon Mitch did you have to include all the pictures in your quote, just to give him shit? :huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
240P...you're killing me! Looks like fun.

240P...you're killing me!

Looks like fun.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-05-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
+1

+1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 128,330
Posted By Heavy
Darkside or just badly squared?

Darkside or just badly squared?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
I'll have to agree with you a couple of times. ...

I'll have to agree with you a couple of times.

1.) Jett is pretty tiring.

2.) The Scorpion slip-on looks good and sounds very muted.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Heavy
Where to begin? :huh Pretty simple...

Where to begin? :huh

Pretty simple chunks of aluminum. I don't foresee any problems, but time will tell. We are in the grips of winter so I haven't tested them (or installed them) yet. I had...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-27-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By Heavy
I bought some Tusk risers from Rocky Mountain. ...

I bought some Tusk risers from Rocky Mountain.

Seem to be okay for the price.

https://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1316/25849/Tusk-Handlebar-Risers
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5,023
Views: 1,886,247
Posted By Heavy
Last one... ...

Last one...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spirit/where.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 5,023
Views: 1,886,247
Posted By Heavy
http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2...

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/July%2017/bug.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5,023
Views: 1,886,247
Posted By Heavy
http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2...

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/July%2020/strom.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
Subtle. :huh

Subtle. :huh
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
I just bought a new 2014 X. It's going to stay...

I just bought a new 2014 X. It's going to stay in the crate until spring and the roads are fit for motorcycling again.

I've been hunting through this thread, doing research for all the must...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 68,024
Posted By Heavy
They look really close to the GIVI e21.... ...

They look really close to the GIVI e21....

http://upic.me/i/so/pn3p1.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 68,024
Posted By Heavy
Where did you buy yours? I just committed...

Where did you buy yours?

I just committed to buy a 2014, in black, too.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
I still think it is a typo.... 2015: ...

I still think it is a typo....

2015:
<TABLE class=specs_chart> <TBODY> <TR> <TH>Front Suspension</TH> <TD>41 mm telescopic fork; 140 mm (5.5 in.) travel</TD></TR> <TR> <TH>Rear Suspension</TH>...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
Canadian Honda site has specs showing more...

Canadian Honda site has specs showing more suspension travel for 2015.

I'm on the typo team on this one as the bike looks exactly the same.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-30-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
Is that Barrie Honda?

Is that Barrie Honda?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Heavy
I've had a couple of straight-through,...

I've had a couple of straight-through, aftermarket mufflers and found an added baffle can really help with the volume.

Krome Werks (ya, I know, cruiser parts) has baffles for a large range of pipe...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-21-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,814
Posted By Heavy
Excellent advice. I was pretty sad when I...

Excellent advice.

I was pretty sad when I dropped my first bike....a couple of days after I picked it up. Certainly wasn't brand new any more, sitting upside down in a ditch. :huh

Buy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,130,216
Posted By Heavy
Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never...

Hey....that looks like my old FZ-6....I never tried riding it side-saddle, on my belly!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7,444
Views: 1,350,603
Posted By Heavy
No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when...

No problems with brake hose or cable lengths when you put the risers on?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 563,119
Posted By Heavy
Bonneville Salt Flats ...

Bonneville Salt Flats

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/July%2020/strom.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 36,330
Posted By Heavy
http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spi...

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g36/jjchonga/Spirit/where.jpg

Cabot Trail, Cape Breton

http://i338.photobucket.com/albums/n412/Strommin_2008/August%205/Beartooth1.jpg

Gotta second the...
Forum: Canada 09-15-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Canada 09-14-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Heavy
Vermont cross border shipping

Anyone know of one of those shipping locations in the Montreal area where I can have things shipped to a location in the US (Vermont or something close) to bring it across the border myself?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,124
Posted By Heavy
Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the...

Tried that one. Even went so far as to put the wheel back on and drive it around, aiming for all the bumps and potholes I could find. Didn't do it until I got the pressure way up.

Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,124
Posted By Heavy
So you stop short of the starter fluid and a...

So you stop short of the starter fluid and a match?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hJFNuNoVfg
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,124
Posted By Heavy
Okay. It worked. My gauge only goes to 60...

Okay. It worked.

My gauge only goes to 60 psi so I don't know what the final pressure was.

That, and beating it with a rubber mallet did the trick.

Thanks for the suggestions. Guess I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,124
Posted By Heavy
60 psi? :eek1

60 psi? :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,763
Posted By Heavy
Hey Guys, I just got a set of 700's for my...

Hey Guys,

I just got a set of 700's for my DR650. I'm having trouble seating the front bead.

Any tricks or suggestions?

I posted here as well:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,124
Posted By Heavy
Shinko 700 - seating bead

Hey All,

I bought a set of 700's for my DR and I'm having trouble with getting the front bead to seat. The rear seated fine so my method was okay, I guess.

I've broken it down a couple of...
Forum: Canada 07-20-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,043
Posted By Heavy
I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago. ...

I rode much of Shane's #2 route 2 weekends ago.

http://tinyurl.com/8yd547r

The roads were perfect. I don't think I've ever seen Southwood so clean. There was still sand but nothing like...
Forum: Canada 06-17-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22,653
Views: 2,445,453
Posted By Heavy
I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the...

I saw two guys on dual sports, one a KTM and the other a DR650, pulling off hwy #11, at Novar, on Friday evening, around 6:30.

I waved and continued up #11, on my V-Strom.

Find some good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,837
Posted By Heavy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,837
Posted By Heavy
What size & length studs are they? Not to be...

What size & length studs are they? Not to be lazy but it would be nice to have them in hand when I start the project.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Heavy
Shift into 1st before you come to a complete...

Shift into 1st before you come to a complete stop.

Have you done any clutch adjustments recently?
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