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Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 70,058
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Never had the stink problem until I did the...

Never had the stink problem until I did the "bafflectomy". The bike sounds more growly, but I wouldn't do it again.
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,324,340
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Jetting

My final carb settings for my 2010 TW200, and a brief review of the before and after. Stock, my bike was very sluggish off the line, took a long time to warm up and the idle sometimes hunted around...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,324,340
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Seat Concepts group buy

There's a poll going on over on tw200forum.com for a seat group buy. The seat kit will be from Seat Concepts and will offer more comfort for longer rides. If we get 20+ orders we get 30% off. Check...
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,324,340
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I agree with JagLite's comments above. I also...

I agree with JagLite's comments above. I also have both a DR and a TW. I really like each, which one I ride depends on where I'm going and how fast I want to get there. The DR's torque is a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4,960
Views: 1,324,340
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Better seat options

Hello all,

I've been in touch with a rep from Seat Concepts, a company that specializes in seat upgrades for many different bikes, and I believe that if enough interest is shown they may come up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,019,658
Posted By hilltownwalsh
919

I had a 2004 919, I really loved the smooth strong power, sharp handling and comfortable ergos. I didn't care much for the weight compared to a DS bike. Granted, the 919 is pretty light for its...
Forum: Face plant 08-24-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,804
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I know Duane pretty well, and I'm really bummed...

I know Duane pretty well, and I'm really bummed the truck didn't get him. We have far too many riders like Duane around here; respectful of other motorists, keeps his bike quiet and legal, rides...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,517
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I ride a DR650 and I used to have a louder...

I ride a DR650 and I used to have a louder aftermarket pipe on it. I was riding past a young girl on a horse near Lake Nockamixon and decided I would slow down as not to spook it. Well, the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,293
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Hi, welcome to the group and good luck with the...

Hi, welcome to the group and good luck with the new bike. I have a 2003 DR650 and it's great for exploring the back roads of PA. I live in Upper Bucks County near Perkasie and have checked out much...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,017
Posted By hilltownwalsh
2004 WRX wagon 2003 DR650- DJ kit and Corbin...

2004 WRX wagon
2003 DR650- DJ kit and Corbin seat

very happy with both........simple and reliable fun.
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,395
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Wow, three Australian cattle dogs! I wonder how...

Wow, three Australian cattle dogs! I wonder how you find the time to ride. Mine turns twelve this spring and still runs me ragged. Nice pics.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,978
Posted By hilltownwalsh
River Road on Labor day, I feel your pain...

River Road on Labor day, I feel your pain Ehatcher. It's a bitch, my right wrist gets sore during the week when the wife's too tired to put out, and then my left wrist gets it from River Road on the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Oddly, I also own a DR650, 919 and the airglide...

Oddly, I also own a DR650, 919 and the airglide pants and jacket. Hmmm, you don't also have a XR100 in your garage do you?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-09-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Hornet

I got one from Morepowerracing for about $325. Great price, fast shipping. I didn't like the helmet though, way too much wind resistance when turning my head to the side. Also, the fit wasn't quite...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2007, 09:37 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 129,787
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Great story! You are my hero, I would get sore...

Great story! You are my hero, I would get sore after about 3 hours on my TW and call it a day. I really liked the pic of your "garage", good stuff. I loved my bike, but got tired of dump trucks...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By hilltownwalsh
street rubber

Any thoughts on which of the tires below have best stick on the street?

Distanzias, Scorpion S/T or Dunlop 607

Anyone have any experiance with mileage on these tires?

They all look about...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By hilltownwalsh
+1 for Scotts Powersports, they are good and have...

+1 for Scotts Powersports, they are good and have fair prices. Forget Monkeyville for service, they will rape you. Pheonix is a really cool shop and a lot closer to New Hope and Doylestown, but they...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,792
Posted By hilltownwalsh
1983 Nighthawk 550 (with backrest for the wife) ...

1983 Nighthawk 550 (with backrest for the wife) for slow rides with wife
2000 XR100 for the yard
2003 DR650 for exploration
2004 Honda 919 for the twisty stuff
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2007, 05:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 87,902
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I really liked mine. Hardly ever had to put my...

I really liked mine. Hardly ever had to put my feet down at stop signs. Great fun on twisty roads, but absolutely NO fun on faster roads. I went up a tooth on the countershaft and still had trouble...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,723
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Hey Farscape, I've got the Scorpion AT's, not...

Hey Farscape, I've got the Scorpion AT's, not gonna be nearly as good offroad as whatever you have there in your pic. Nice for the easy stuff and good on the road. Just so you know.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2006, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By hilltownwalsh
You sure are right about Big G's. We always hit...

You sure are right about Big G's. We always hit that place when we're in Belgrade Lake visiting my inlaws. We refer to the bread slices as boogie boards because they are similiar in dimension and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,681
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Check out the Honda 919. Comfortable, very...

Check out the Honda 919. Comfortable, very flickable, and has a great torquey engine. You can sport tour with a set of soft bags, or tear up the twisty backroads with the sport bikes. Cheap to insure...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2006, 06:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,714
Posted By hilltownwalsh
That landyager is some good stuff! Keeps well...

That landyager is some good stuff! Keeps well too. A side benefit I discovered is you get a nice clean break in the crapper, always a plus on the road.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2006, 06:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,828
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Schuylkill expressway, Phila PA. I avoid this at...

Schuylkill expressway, Phila PA. I avoid this at all costs.
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 109,525
Views: 22,019,658
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Same experience here. 2800 miles and have been...

Same experience here. 2800 miles and have been hard on gas, toasted the rear tire. Sticky enough on blacktop, but can be a handlfull on muddy fireroads.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,238
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Go for the Dr650 and get the wife a TW200. I say...

Go for the Dr650 and get the wife a TW200. I say this because I've tried it and it works.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Oh yeah, I think it's easier for Roy to hold a...

Oh yeah, I think it's easier for Roy to hold a straight line thru water crossings because the rocks are intimidated by him and move out of his way. I don't blame them.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2006, 05:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Lots of fun, thanks again Tom. I guess the DR is...

Lots of fun, thanks again Tom. I guess the DR is thirsty, I was getting a little worried towards the end there. I usually get about 100 miles out of a full tank (including reserve), when we hit the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-28-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By hilltownwalsh
email: hilltownwalsh@yahoo.com

email: hilltownwalsh@yahoo.com
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I'd like to see the route, thanks.

I'd like to see the route, thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-26-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,319
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Sounds like fun, I've got my inlaws on sunday so...

Sounds like fun, I've got my inlaws on sunday so I'll have to see if I can sneak out. I'm in Blooming Glen and I've been spending alot of time on the roads just north of Nockamixon and up in East...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683
Posted By hilltownwalsh
I have a 04 919 and a 03 DR650. I've got my 919...

I have a 04 919 and a 03 DR650. I've got my 919 geared down a bit for more torque and it runs great, but....I hate trying to muscle the 919 out of tight spots, I've done some dirt roads around...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 606,440
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Hey Joker, what kind of fender is that? Looks...

Hey Joker, what kind of fender is that? Looks very good.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 606,440
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Here's mine: ...

Here's mine:

http://photos.yahoo.com/hilltownwalsh
Forum: Road warriors 02-21-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,792
Posted By hilltownwalsh
1983 Nighthawk 550 (with sissy bar) Afternoons...

1983 Nighthawk 550 (with sissy bar) Afternoons with the wife
2003 DR650 All arounder
2004 919 Sport touring

Not perfect, but works well for a wide variety of uses.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,006
Posted By hilltownwalsh
DR650 skid plate

Anybody got a stock Suzuki DR650 skid plate for sale?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2006, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,498
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Are you sure you want a DR?

Are you sure you want a DR?
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,466
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Keep the KLR250 and ride the piss out of it till...

Keep the KLR250 and ride the piss out of it till it dies(which will take a while). The 650 is MUCH heavier and alot taller, the 250 is a better dirtbike and quite possibly more fun on the majority of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-05-2006, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Bucks

I missed this thread last weekend, would have been totally up for a Bridge ride. I went out to the river near Upper Black Eddy by way of Marienstien Rd and south on River Rd to Erwinna. Hit Van Sant...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By hilltownwalsh
Corbin Seat Texture

What seat texture are people ordering? I am deciding between the basic leather, the carbon fiber, or the new "gripper". I have a DR650, and was wondering what has worked well for others. Thanks,...
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