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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
My 2000 DR200SE is for sale!

On the heels of that, I am going to post an ad. :evil I am selling my DR200SE (http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/2602655032.html). I live in Exton, PA right off of Rt. 100.
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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
Thumb I'm considering the central PA trip. I grew up...

I'm considering the central PA trip. I grew up near State College, and I know how kick ass trails are around there.:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
The primary requirement of the next ride is to...

The primary requirement of the next ride is to keep the BMW's handlebars from touching the ground.:rofl
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
Killer ride today. I made the mistake of not...

Killer ride today. I made the mistake of not taking any pics or video... Next time. I will be mounting my waterproof GOPRO HD camera on 1 or both of my bikes for this season... that will capture...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
Dan, I will be looking at a bike in downtown...

Dan,

I will be looking at a bike in downtown Philly at 9AM on Friday morning.:deal Afternoon should still be good to ride. Not sure what bike I will be riding, but most likely a "new" yellow 1999...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
Thumb Sounds good, I'll plan on Friday afternoon. In...

Sounds good, I'll plan on Friday afternoon. In the mean time I'll be looking for some protective gear. No more fly by night equipment after that road. heh.:eek1
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,335
Posted By rocketkidd777
Hey, locals!

Hello, locals! I live in Exton, PA and am always looking for places to ride, and people to ride with! I met Niedz Friday evening on some back road we both didn't know very well :rofl

Niedz told...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,422
Posted By rocketkidd777
Bluhduh small hiccup

The seller notified me that when she took the bike out for one last ride today (first ride in a month) she went to accelerate the bike died. Each time she went to accelerate, the bike would stall. ...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,422
Posted By rocketkidd777
Sorry, all. I was camping on an island in the...

Sorry, all. I was camping on an island in the middle of the Delaware river last night, so a reply to this thread would have unnecessary compromised the battery on my iPhone ;)

uncle duke, thanks...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,422
Posted By rocketkidd777
Thumb Wealth of information and insight, thanks!! I...

Wealth of information and insight, thanks!! I think I will test ride the bike next week... unless I can convince the seller to let me test ride it before their vacation :D. I'm about 99% sure that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,422
Posted By rocketkidd777
Anything wrong with buying an older bike?

I am moving from a Suzuki DR200 to a 500cc bike. Through a member of this forum, I found a local 1999 Suzuki GS500e with 9,400 miles for $1600. The bike has new tires, and new front shocks (stock...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By rocketkidd777
Wow, great info! Thanks, all. Yeah, my budjet is...

Wow, great info! Thanks, all. Yeah, my budjet is around $2500 before I buy insurance, helmet, jacket, etc.

I just quoted a 2006 GS500f on Progressive, and a decent "package" is $150 or so per...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By rocketkidd777
Project bike or a great deal??

I have had a DR200 (street legal thumper (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=229927)) for the past several years. I am 22 now and I want more of a commuter type bike. My thumper isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
I have bump started my dr200 at least 30 times. ...

I have bump started my dr200 at least 30 times. Put her in 3rd gear (1st is almost impossible), and if your in an area with any kind of grade just coast and let out the clutch. If the engine isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
I've googled a lot about metal shavings in oil,...

I've googled a lot about metal shavings in oil, and haven't seen much to do with thumper sized engines. Is this not an issue to worry about? Maybe a low oil level caused the shavings?

Should I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
metal shavings

I found a little pile of tiny silver metal shavings right below the oil filter when i changed the oil today on my DR200. :cry They were laying in the filter chamber. It's a beautiful day outside,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Excellent long exposure pics of a nicely modded...

Excellent long exposure pics of a nicely modded dr200!! :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
My bike is a 2000, ghazarian.

My bike is a 2000, ghazarian.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 10:40 PM
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Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
I took my 15/39 ratio dr200 on a 65 mph highway...

I took my 15/39 ratio dr200 on a 65 mph highway for 20 miles this afternoon. (stock engine and exhaust) I have a good bit of confidence on the highway with the bike. (depending heavily on wind and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
I had my front sprocket replaced by a local...

I had my front sprocket replaced by a local mechanic about 700 miles ago and she's running great. The aftermarket sprocket was $10-$11, I forget the exact price. He said nothing about problems with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Thank you much for the information!! I'm guessing...

Thank you much for the information!! I'm guessing I've been going a little too tight!
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
As far as I know I'm not running it too tight......

As far as I know I'm not running it too tight... I can lift the chain up and down about an inch (which I believe is the proper amount?). This occurred with my old chain, and I just got a new chain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
always adjusting my tensioners?

I have owned my 2000 dr200 for 1.5 years now, and the chain always seems to get loose within a few miles after tightening the tensioners. Shifting gears can get rough because of the play in the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Beautiful ride today :)

dr200 + backpack + lunch + fishing rod and tackle = :evil

I happened upon this BEAUTIFUL spot today while out adventure riding with my rod and reel. The bridge is amazing, but I didn't get a good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
miss FS roads

Excellent pic of the little thumper!!! I have GREATLY missed those kind of roads were I live now. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
my final thoughts on the 39 tooth.

Ditto.

I rode my dr200 90 miles (sore butt! :rofl) yesterday on back roads and small main roads. On a straight stretch I was dumbfounded as the little bike that went over 70 mph with the 45 tooth...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
- I weigh 155 nude. You do the math! :rofl -...

- I weigh 155 nude. You do the math! :rofl
- The bike's roll off when pulling away in first isn't bad. It's definitely different and I ride the clutch a little bit more, but it's fine.
- I would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Just grabbed a battery tender on Amazon for $25...

Just grabbed a battery tender on Amazon for $25 shipped. :D

It is definitely a big change, but it is acceptable at highway speeds as Hell said. What RPM's can a bike like the dr200 handle without...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
I just got a new battery ($55). Batteries for...

I just got a new battery ($55). Batteries for that bike last about a year for me. Leaving the light on now and then doesn't help, but that's rare. How long do your batteries last in the dr200, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Thanks for the sprocket ratio ideas wardie!! :evil

Thanks for the sprocket ratio ideas wardie!! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
My DR200 has a worn chain and a badly worn rear...

My DR200 has a worn chain and a badly worn rear sprocket. I'm thinking of replacing both sprockets and chain. Everything is original stock. I would like to get a smaller rear sprocket to lower the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
heretik... post some pics!! :)

heretik... post some pics!! :)
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
beautiful pics with a slow shutter revealing the...

beautiful pics with a slow shutter revealing the stars :eek1

My brother has a picture with his dr200 in a field also. totally awesome :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Awesome!! Nice vid!

Awesome!! Nice vid!
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2009, 08:06 PM
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Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
google found me this :deal... maybe helpful? -...

google found me this :deal... maybe helpful? - http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=752656
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
:rofl It was pretty awesome to ride around with...

:rofl It was pretty awesome to ride around with the GPS there for the first time... especially at night. Feels good to do it all myself and to have it work well. :lol3


Very nice!! :eek1 How...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,709
Posted By rocketkidd777
I did look at the dry box, but it was a bit...

I did look at the dry box, but it was a bit pricey... This has been a fun project tho :)

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd777/PIC-0178.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
Works perfectly. The Dual Lock strips can...

Works perfectly. The Dual Lock strips can withstand over 20 pounds of pulling force before you can even pry it away from the metal. The VHB bond is like cement.:evil

I screwed the cigarette...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,810
Posted By rocketkidd777
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd7...

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd777/PIC-0178.jpg

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd777/PIC-0173.jpg


Any ideas on how and where to mount this little guy? :)
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Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,709
Posted By rocketkidd777
http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd7...

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd777/PIC-0174edited.jpg

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t62/rocketkidd777/PIC-0175edited.jpg
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