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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14,467
Views: 5,262,622
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

I know what you mean about original parts for a restored garage queen.................but I ride mine........and I have discovered that for my purpose the newly valved and sprung suspension rides...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,844
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

If my old memory serves me right( this is where I tell "larryboy to K.M.A. I am a" seasoned" rider ) the appalachean trail is maintained and marked by hundreds of organized hiking clubs.
Trying to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6,069
Views: 1,065,254
Posted By Clockwatcher
AT options............

With all the chatter about a "NEW" AT , I will believe it when I see it..........til then ..........


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=586946&page=8


I will just ride this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,657
Posted By Clockwatcher
You are a "downer".........

I just do not understand why people like you just have to rain on someone else's parade!
The OP was merely saying "This makes me happy". It could have been down hill skiing, you never see a set of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,589
Posted By Clockwatcher
What..........!!!!!!

Let me get this straight.............you MAILED your Mom!!!!!!!!

If you want an escort in NC , I would consider it a privilege..........

By the way......old men cant run, dont want to fight,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,564
Posted By Clockwatcher
What the fu.............

If my memory serves me right................this is the second rally this year that the guys has dressed up like bitches...............:huh

This is just sad..............just sad...........wonder...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
Ok............

Any year dr650 the big one...........about 10 bux for 2...........
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-17-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
As usual.................

Mark is correct..............problem was the bowl gasket...........was just puddling up and dripping at the air screw.
I replaced the bowl gasket with the Suzuki oil filter o-ring fit right in and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
I need a little info............

The air adjust screw on my TA is leaking..........does anyone know the size of the o-ring? The replacement also includes the complete air screw kit, is this the best fix , or just the o-ring?
The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,564
Posted By Clockwatcher
Yeah.............

UGLY THIRD GRADERS............!!!!!!!!!:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 187,739
Posted By Clockwatcher
Yeah , me too

I was ridin it last week too, kept seeing tracks but never could catch up.....!!
We did see 3 guys in Damascus on monday..........that you??
Russ
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,439
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

I have found that trail riding a Transalp is kinda like taking the fat girl to the dance ............she will go, but with a lot of persuasion and sweat............:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
Travel................

Hey X
As I said.......I went to the extreme end of the travel thing . The travel was 11.5 in ( 290 mm ) front and 10.5 in (265mm) rear.
What I have done is to set my suspension on soft...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-18-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
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Hey xFamous
I have the long travel on my TA......I agree with these other guys that if you arent going to be on really rough terrain you most will not like the long XR suspension. It does change...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-17-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By Clockwatcher
Count me in..........

Count me in......have ridden this several years.........always good rides , always good folks to team up with, and I have always had a good time.
Jump in .........you wont be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents............

Any rules or regulations this administration writes, seems to be interpreted differently by the bureaucrat or administrator that reads them.
The question really is........is what they have written...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-03-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,956
Views: 445,811
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

Hey Kev,
If that radiator acts up again go get some of this stuff..........

http://www.harborfreight.com/8-piece-low-temperature-aluminum-welding-rods-44810.html

You can also fill, drill,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-30-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
M

I have been using the MotoBatt........going on 5 yrs........a little hard to find but worth the effort.......

http://www.motobatt.com/

Like anything else some like them, others dont.......your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 414,929
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

Didn't bother me when my hair turned gray..............:wink:
It bothered me when it turned loose..................:eek1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14,467
Views: 5,262,622
Posted By Clockwatcher
Just Curious........

I keep seeing AT's popping up in different parts of the US.......
Does anyone have any idea how many AT's are in the US or how to get a reasonable count.
I have a suspect there are more than we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,493
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

The dakar bike looks OK...............:1drink
but they sure uglyed up the rest of the lineup..........:puke1
I think I will just keep what I have............:freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,365
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents............

Maybe you should just take the bus to the fashion show..............:freaky
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,852
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

I think you should have some more of the feds kool-aid...........
My bikes get better mileage and has more power without ethanol...........
Just sayin.............
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,221
Posted By Clockwatcher
The Full Circle.........

I think that when you are young and unbreakable( you think..) you spend your time trying to learn how to go fast...........
Then at some point you slow down and enjoy the scenery, go down the roads...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-03-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
Yes

Just picked up a set of the larger pegs...........look for the ones that fit an xr650.....they fit and will only set you back a few bux.
Got mine on Amazon and they were delivered a few days...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,355
Posted By Clockwatcher
Pissed Not the only one...........

The last time I rode ( Nov 11-16 , 2013 ) the TAT we had the maps and route sheets, and also used the GPS stuff, got both from Sam......Thanks Sam....went west on the south route, and returned on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-02-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
At to ta

If I am not mistaken.........if you use an AT swingarm you must also use an AT wheel , brake, caliper.....everything............:ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 290,988
Posted By Clockwatcher
Maybe another route???

I just got notified that cathys cr rd is closed for repairs..............

http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/nfsnc/alerts-notices/?aid=20517


Just pick another route .....:wink:....R
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-04-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents.........

Just throwing in a little history on Azure's bike .......She purchased it from my wife , the bike ran very little over the last few years. the previous owner rode it to Alaska and back.......
All...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 220,828
Posted By Clockwatcher
DONT FORGET MOOSEHEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have a...

DONT FORGET MOOSEHEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Have a great trip........dont miss the view from Meat Cove.......Just sayin.....:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,126
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents..............

I have found that speed is relative.........45 mph on a gravel road feels faster and tests your skills more than 120 mph on the slab.
Try it you will like it.......just sayin.........:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,722
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents..............

At this point......the Iowa corn farmer is making a better argument than the dadjim cotton picker.................just sayin........:ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By Clockwatcher
Sounds interesting............

Hey Jason, My summer ride has fallen thru (was planning on the AT rally in Co) so I could be up for a TAT ride..........I am near Asheville.....lets talk.....:ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-25-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,323
Views: 290,988
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

What I heard was to repair it to FS standards.................or close it.
I have also heard that some of the private property owners have anted up on some of the work.......I think if it just stays...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By Clockwatcher
So................

Didja tell him that going around gates pisses off the rangers..............and that fucks it up for everyone that rides there......................:huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Clockwatcher
Lets work sumthin out.............

First some questions.....Do you have a trailer, and a tow vehicle? Are you looking for a per mile figure or a "job total".........?

Now for my "offer"........
Provide space on tow vehicle for 2...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14,467
Views: 5,262,622
Posted By Clockwatcher
Maybe.........

Actually.....didnt know I was in the running..........from what I hear there is a guy in Greensboro that has an AT.......dont know if he is going to be there.
PMed you.........
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14,467
Views: 5,262,622
Posted By Clockwatcher
O.K. Whats the deal?????????

Hey Jim , where and how do I sign up..........I am going to put this on my calender.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,916
Posted By Clockwatcher
My 2 cents...........

I presently have 7...........but I live by the "X + 1" theory........X being the current number...........:wink:
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-03-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 5,349,260
Posted By Clockwatcher
Hey

I usually find a lot of info here.......


http://www.jtsprockets.com/catalogue/sprocket/JTF293


Good cross reference and also gives drawings with dimensions........:clap
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