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Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 201,107
Posted By Am.E
Just because there aren't production bikes for...

Just because there aren't production bikes for sale in Canada does not necessarily mean there aren't any bikes to look at. There were apparently bikes in Canada at some point for various motorcycle...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 201,107
Posted By Am.E
So.....are there any CCM 450s in Canada yet?...

So.....are there any CCM 450s in Canada yet? Taking a trip later this year, would love a chance to see one in person. Haven't had any luck finding information on Canadian dealers.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Thanks Turtle and H5. I'll just wait 'til I get...

Thanks Turtle and H5. I'll just wait 'til I get home. None of the bikes I've had have actually needed adjustment anywhere near as often the service intervals says (which is expected, but still...)...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
This might be stupid, but Id like to poll the...

This might be stupid, but Id like to poll the crowd about valve adjustment intervals. Maybe some data will help me make a decision.

Right now I have 2000mi on my TR (purchased new in Jan 2014)....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Its possible! We're fairly conspicuous. Were you...

Its possible! We're fairly conspicuous. Were you blinded by the high viz yellow majesty on the multi out front? :) (We actually didn't hit the BRP until after the drop).

The road up the mountain...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
New tag ...

New tag

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/gy7e6aby.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/vype7yse.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/3upydysa.jpg

The above stand of trees is to the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Grab ...

Grab

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/dasu3uma.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/uguzujys.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/12/eregehe4.jpg

Cool drop!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By Am.E
Did your rock church tour yesterday. It was too...

Did your rock church tour yesterday. It was too nice outside not too ride :D

http://amytracker.wordpress.com/2014/05/05/moto-day-ride-bob-childress-rock-churches/

We ride in the area all the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
I uploaded H5 v4 .STL files to thingiverse, you...

I uploaded H5 v4 .STL files to thingiverse, you should be able to get them here:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:317268/#files

The two file names are:
AmE-HF_TR650 clamp ring_V4_2.0-2.STL...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Sweet! :thumb Looks great! Maybe I'll upgrade my...

Sweet! :thumb Looks great! Maybe I'll upgrade my v2 parts......(also, just sent you an email).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,564
Posted By Am.E
Jumping in here 'cause I've taken Cornerspin and...

Jumping in here 'cause I've taken Cornerspin and Total Control.

Cornerspin is THE SH*T (should I just swear already?) Just fantastic and so much fun. Search the forum for more reviews, I know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
hehe, you snooze you lose:D (Its not like we were...

hehe, you snooze you lose:D (Its not like we were there early, didn't get there til noon). Nice bike though! Congrats on the nice new ride!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
New tag You can see the mountain for this...

New tag

You can see the mountain for this tag from the last one:)

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/eby9evam.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/u7y4ujup.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Grab photos ...

Grab photos

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/ezybada2.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/abuheget.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/13/usa2anaq.jpg

Shoot draley. If I had caught...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-12-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Grab....actually, grabbed at noon. Haven't had...

Grab....actually, grabbed at noon. Haven't had reception all day. Will post pics as soon as I have a connection. (This connection is barely squeezing text through) ....didn't see the other posts...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
I don't know if you can get the foam uni-filter...

I don't know if you can get the foam uni-filter in the U.S. I did about 5 min minutes of internet searching to try and find somewhere, and nothing turned up. I ordered mine from Australia...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
haha, hear hear! :beer (Also, I'm convinced the...

haha, hear hear! :beer (Also, I'm convinced the stock filter set up will be a big problem).
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
After re-reading, I may be underselling my...

After re-reading, I may be underselling my confidence a bit.....recognizing that all design is compromise doesn't mean I don't have confidence that it will work.

While the adhesive is a weak point...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Great, very helpful, discussion. HF, I...

Great, very helpful, discussion.

HF, I agree, there is a chance the base/frame part will delaminate. How much I have no idea. The clamping force is fairly small, and the filter is now positive...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
If anyone else is interested in ordering V2 of...

If anyone else is interested in ordering V2 of the 3d printed parts, there are a couple of options.

1. Order it from the place I had my parts printed, X9 Technologies, www.x9tech.com...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
3d printed air filter mod round 2 HF, I'm...

3d printed air filter mod round 2

HF, I'm interested to see what you've come up with. The 3d parts for my version 2 came in today....

Ok, for those interested in the Ame/GonetoPlaid approach to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,245
Posted By Am.E
Pretty neat, thanks for posting this. Looking...

Pretty neat, thanks for posting this. Looking forward to replicating it for a nice day ride sometime. Great idea.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Dutchgit - If you don't mind, what riding jacket...

Dutchgit - If you don't mind, what riding jacket and pants is she wearing in those pics?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
New tag I think this is in bounds. If not,...

New tag

I think this is in bounds. If not, sorry, it's close.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/edujymej.jpg

Turn around and face the building from where the above pic was taken. On the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-02-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Grab ...

Grab

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/5u6u4u5y.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/04/03/ezavuhab.jpg

Nice day for rat hunting :)
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
fyi, the place I had my parts printed wanted .STL...

fyi, the place I had my parts printed wanted .STL files.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
^ what duibhcek said. (replace my post with that...

^ what duibhcek said. (replace my post with that one, plus the bit about overhangs.)
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Sussurf, will you model this for HF? If you don't...

Sussurf, will you model this for HF? If you don't have time, let me know, I can probably get to it shortly (hopefully:) (As a side note, I think its a shame that all the really good 3d modeling...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
:thumb :lurk..is right....I think somewhere in...

:thumb :lurk..is right....I think somewhere in here is a pretty good solution. I didn't even think to turn the filter around like that...opens up some possibilities.

I've got some variations I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
dedave - Solid Works (have it for work) High...

dedave - Solid Works (have it for work)

High Five - ha! great minds?? Also, good to see the foam filter fit....much easier.

quick thoughts -
I like the thought about using a stretch band to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Yeah, I'll share the parts. This one is v1. I'm...

Yeah, I'll share the parts. This one is v1. I'm going to wait on the uni-filter (maybe a week from now?), and then make v2. It needs to clamp just a little tighter than it currently does, and I want...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
The geekery is strong in this house, but no, we...

The geekery is strong in this house, but no, we don't have a 3d printer, yet. For the little we would actually play with it, its just not worth the cost and hassle (we have enough hobbies, thanks)...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
Another approach to the air filter problem

So, guess Ill hijack this thread for a post and throw my hat into the ring for another approach to the air filter problem.

This Sunday I almost pulled the trigger on buying the parts for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 118,934
Posted By Am.E
New Tag Ok, so we had somewhere fun to ride...

New Tag

Ok, so we had somewhere fun to ride today to place the next tag, but ended up in Floyd and got distracted, so that plan became too out of the way. Since I doubt I can motivate myself to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 118,934
Posted By Am.E
Haha woodenveins, what time were you at the mx...

Haha woodenveins, what time were you at the mx track? I think we were there around 12:15 or so. Almost stopped in town to look for reception, but decided to head on to snappy lunch. Made your next...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 118,934
Posted By Am.E
Grab. ...

Grab.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/23/epe6a2av.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 118,934
Posted By Am.E
Bruced. Didn't have reception at the track. ...

Bruced. Didn't have reception at the track.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/03/23/ajahuzyg.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,542
Views: 496,559
Posted By Am.E
clutch cable rubbing on radiator

Somewhere in this thread, I don't remember where, it was mentioned to look out for the clutch cable rubbing on the radiator. Thanks to those who mentioned that. I've got about 1000 mi on my Strada,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 36,661
Posted By Am.E
Haha, small world....too bad, could have been the...

Haha, small world....too bad, could have been the fastest turnaround on a tag ever :lol3

Rene's talk was a fun way to spend part of an afternoon (fantastic trip - 4 years on the road!), and we're...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,382
Posted By Am.E
Met Renee and saw his presentation at the BMW...

Met Renee and saw his presentation at the BMW dealer in Roanoke yesterday. Thoroughly enjoyed the talk, bought the book. Very cool story. Book is great so far. Highly recommended, the talk is a...
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