ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 32 of 32
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: atrain
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 462,445
Posted By atrain
New tag

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/atgattrider/Picture2.png

The road and establishment share the same name. By the name you would think there would be some oranges, but the only fruit you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8,461
Views: 462,445
Posted By atrain
Tag

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/atgattrider/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_0095.jpg

Weaver D's in Athens

My first tag! I'll try to get the new tag up today, although it may be tomorrow.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 69,232
Posted By atrain
IMapWeather Radio is free for a limited time for...

IMapWeather Radio is free for a limited time for iPhone / iPad. It's normally $9.99.

Edit: already back to regular price.
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By atrain
After a thorough cleaning and lubrication the...

After a thorough cleaning and lubrication the noise is gone. I also torqued the axle nut to 70lbs and had to loosen it a bit to get the cotter pin in. The next time I'll tighten it back to factory...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By atrain
Sorry for not posting the make and model: 06...

Sorry for not posting the make and model: 06 Vstrom 650. (I copy and pasted from Stromtrooper and Vstrom Riders International).

Thanks to Greywolf over at Stromtrooper. It was the rubber block...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By atrain
Chain noise and where does this piece go?

My chain has been making noise under acceleration so I was taking a look at it this morning. Took off the front sprocket cover and found this laying inside the cover: ...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 69,232
Posted By atrain
I read in the reviews of the app that in order...

I read in the reviews of the app that in order for the tracking to work this app has to stay active. No pressing the home button or answering calls. Should be OK for track days, but if you need to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By atrain
Another vote for Pinlock

I've had great success with the pinlock system for two years. Even in cold rain/snow, it does great. I did have a problem of it not sealing on the bottom after a year's use, but fixed that with a...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
Fixed

New oil cooler installed and no leaks.:clap
Thanks again to everyone who responded.
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
Oil cooler on its way

I've got an oil cooler coming to me from a Stromtrooper for $50. More crush washers on order, and I'm getting an early father's day gift, a torque wrench, from my dad....
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
o-rings instead of metal washers

Could o-rings be used in place of the washers? I still think, and all visible signs point to, the leak coming from the connection of the oil cooler, washer, and banjo bolt.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
Although there are no visible signs of any...

Although there are no visible signs of any damage, it appears to be the oil cooler. I swapped the right-side leaking banjo bolt with the left-hand non-leaking banjo bolt, used new washers, and the...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
I've thought about making a custom hose and...

I've thought about making a custom hose and bypassing the oil cooler. Has anyone done this before? Might be a temporary fix until I get the leak sorted.
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
Will do. Thanks. It's $353 from BikeBandit.

Will do. Thanks. It's $353 from BikeBandit.
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
It maybe possible. I don't think so since the...

It maybe possible. I don't think so since the leak originates from in between the washer and the oil cooler. Sequence of parts: oil cooler - washer - hose - washer - bolt. I'm going to try and pull...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,043
Posted By atrain
Wee strom oil cooler leak

I've got a '06 DL650 Strom that developed a small leak coming from the right-side oil cooler hose. I replaced the washers hoping that would fix it, since the leak appeared to be coming from the top...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
The shop where I bought the gear from is sending...

The shop where I bought the gear from is sending me a bottle of Nikwax Direct Spray-On. I'm going to spray the inner and outer surfaces of the storm flaps and all the stitching and go from there.
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
Thanks for everyone's responses. Keiji, thanks...

Thanks for everyone's responses. Keiji, thanks for the directions and pictures.

I purchased these from a shop that is run by a fellow ADV rider. He should be getting back to me soon. Depending on...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,788
Posted By atrain
+1

Another happy owner. I have had them for 3 months commuting everyday and they've been great. Had a good rain test with them just this morning - heavy/steady rain for 30 minutes @ 65mph and standing...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
Keiji - thanks for the info. I think my pants...

Keiji - thanks for the info. I think my pants may have the same thing.

Double stitch outside pant:
http://amcleod.myweb.uga.edu/seam1.jpg

Same double stitch inside pant:...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
Anyone have the gear and NOT experienced leaking?

Anyone have the gear and NOT experienced leaking?
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
Thanks Pappy. Anyone else experiencing the same...

Thanks Pappy. Anyone else experiencing the same thing?

If this continues to be the norm for most people, I will be seeing about returning/selling this gear. The general consensus I saw scouring...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
I thought about it leaking from the neck, but my...

I thought about it leaking from the neck, but my neck is kind of large and there isn't much extra room at the neck. However, since leakage wasn't continuous down the front of my shirt, the water...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2009, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,267
Posted By atrain
Anyone else experience Olympia AST jacket and Ranger II pants leaking

Just bought the Olympia AST (hi-viz) and Ranger II pants less than a month ago and finally got to test them out in some real rain. The results of my 30 minute commute in steady/hard rain? Both legs...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,192
Posted By atrain
Frogg Toggs - Road Toad

Yesterday was the first day my Frogg Toggs have leaked. Water made its way in about mid-chest. ?? Haven't really looked at them to see if there is a tear or something else wrong with them. Also got a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,876
Posted By atrain
:ear Great pics! Keep it coming.

:ear

Great pics! Keep it coming.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,999
Posted By atrain
Rapid transit

I have a rapid transit tank bag with a hydration bladder. I've yet to use the bladder though. Hopefully I'll take a trip this summer where it will get some use.
http://amcleod.myweb.uga.edu/rt1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,403
Posted By atrain
Just now seeing this RR. Great pictures! Can't...

Just now seeing this RR. Great pictures! Can't wait til I can post my first RR. Until then, reports like these keep my going!! :clap

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,373
Posted By atrain
I wave to everyone I see (just not to 50cc and...

I wave to everyone I see (just not to 50cc and less scooters b/c they are not "classified" as motorcycles under state law :wink:). I do it out of a feeling of community and respect. I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,869
Posted By atrain
Slow speed draggin

I dragged a peg for the first time this weekend making a sharp left-hand turn going about 15 mph. Who says you need lots of speed to drag a peg? I didn't even get my knee down. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,263
Posted By atrain
Great photos. :lurk

Great photos.
:lurk
Forum: Face plant 06-13-2008, 06:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,697
Posted By atrain
+1 When I got my bike I practiced this in my...

+1 When I got my bike I practiced this in my driveway for two afternoons. First I'd practice getting used to the friction zone. Then I duck walked it up the drive and walk back. Then I worked on...
Showing results 1 to 32 of 32

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014