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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,573
Posted By MPH
I believe negative on Seat Concepts. Their seat...

I believe negative on Seat Concepts. Their seat foam/cover is shorter than the original KiloStrom seat, but taller than the Wee seat. If you're looking for more legroom on a Vee, SC is not the way...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By MPH
Yep, new slider bushings (inner and outer), new...

Yep, new slider bushings (inner and outer), new oil and dust seals, copper washer at bottom cartridge bolt, damper rod bushings, oil.

:norton

Mark
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By MPH
Thanks for the feedback, Rick. Full kit...

Thanks for the feedback, Rick.

Full kit to be ordered. Time off of work to be scheduled. Garage to be straightened and clean workspace to be prepared. Coffee to be roasted, ground, and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By MPH
V-Strom Gold Valve or Valves?

There's a general consensus here and on other boards about the installation of the RT Gold Valves and respring the front forks is one of THE things to do on a V-Strom.

My 04 is sitting at...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By MPH
What are you looking for? A replacement for one...

What are you looking for? A replacement for one that broke, or are you looking to do something different?

The reason I ask is that I installed aftermarket dirt pegs and then moved them...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By MPH
Which Gold Valves did all y'all go with? I...

Which Gold Valves did all y'all go with? I found: Type 1 compression, GR-2 compression, a "street" rebound valve, and then another rebound valve for high-frequency control (or something like that)....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 638
Views: 207,872
Posted By MPH
No kidding. How TF do you keep the engine...

No kidding. How TF do you keep the engine running in all that? :eek1
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By MPH
what the heck, Email sent! Mark

what the heck, Email sent!

Mark
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By MPH
Ride it? If it were me alone? Definitely. ...

Ride it? If it were me alone? Definitely. BTDT, loved it. However, I am now getting my bride-to-be involved in riding pillion, and while she'd LOVE the rides through the Northwoods, sitting on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By MPH
All good suggestions, especially the fork lift! ...

All good suggestions, especially the fork lift! My main issue is the ground clearance getting up and over the transition from ramp to truck. Some of the curved ramps appear to make this less of an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
The never-ending string of excuses, each and...

The never-ending string of excuses, each and every one provided either right at or after the due time from the last excuse, is one of the most infuriating things about air travel. Good luck getting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By MPH
I currently do something similar for my woods...

I currently do something similar for my woods bike: 2 x 10(12?) x 8-foot (with 2x4s screwed into the sides for stiffness), perhaps with the tailgate down I could make a similar 10-foot ramp, maybe...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,395
Posted By MPH
How to Load a Beast Into a Pickup Truck?

I'm needing to figure out, as the title may suggestion, how to load my 04 V-Strom into my F250 Super Duty (w/ full box). I made an 8-foot ramp from wood that I use for my WR450, but I think I need a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
They only get worn out if they get ridden.

They only get worn out if they get ridden.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By MPH
I thought about that, but if I went that route,...

I thought about that, but if I went that route, I'd be planting my butt into 10-year-old foam that, while I have not found it limitingly uncomfortable, it's still old and pushes the driver up into...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By MPH
Saddlemen Seat for V-Strom CHANGED!

So after 11 years and 80K miles, the original seat cover on my 04 DL1000 is tearing at the seams, needing either a recover, rebuild, or replacement. I settled on the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Nah, that's his usual look. Speaking of...

Nah, that's his usual look.

Speaking of which, Mr. Skinner: you know what time it is?

HOOKEY DAY RIDE TIME! :clap:clap:clap:clap

Let's go.

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Best wishes to the Moose household, hope all and...

Best wishes to the Moose household, hope all and everyone is well or on the mend.

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Brilliant. Thanks!

Brilliant. Thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Hey Moose: what's the material used for the back...

Hey Moose: what's the material used for the back pad and where didja get it? I would like to fabricate a similar deal for my Girl. TIA, Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Ahhh, now things are starting to make sense. ...

Ahhh, now things are starting to make sense. That little cap also has what appeared to be an air bleed hole in the side of it, seemed very weird to have this for a water-related purpose.

Start...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
No, definitely wasn't leaking out of the shaft,...

No, definitely wasn't leaking out of the shaft, due to bad packing. It was squirting out of the back of the valve, and pissing up/vertical.

I shut the system down (power to the pump, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Plumbing Gate Valve Q

Subject: 1952 shallow well system, Gurnee, IL. There's a gate valve between the pump outlet and the tank, said gate valve has a drain port. Middle of the night Friday, the cap over this drain port...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Jim: heading out to Vegas? Say hello to my...

Jim: heading out to Vegas? Say hello to my friend, Donna Sattler.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Ya damn right I am, keeping 20-year-olds away...

Ya damn right I am, keeping 20-year-olds away from my net. I have already been skating since 6 weeks post-op, skating hard for the last month. The knee feels totally solid, moreso than the rest of my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Game on!

Or, at least whatever game I can bring, which admittedly ain't much on bikes, but it's ON! 5 months post-op from ACL replacement (cadaver graft), and ortho doc said yesterday that I'm good to go. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-01-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
That's how I'd get to/from high school, every...

That's how I'd get to/from high school, every day. Kick the TS185 3 times, turn the choke off, back through my yard, up the little embankment into the field, cross the field, down the small road...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-19-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Careful, there! :wink: Mark

Careful, there! :wink:

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Hey Moose: why not? Or, is asking that question...

Hey Moose: why not? Or, is asking that question equivalent to asking why not to use Brand X oil, or chains, or ... ? Is risers vs. higher bars the same as Amsoil vs. Motul?

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
2" rise? 7/8ths mount? And then for 7/8ths or...

2" rise? 7/8ths mount? And then for 7/8ths or 1-1/8" bars?

:ear

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
School Me on Handlebars, Please

'05 WR450F, tall dude at 6-foot, presently stock bars, want something higher. Do you guys prefer risers or just taller bars and if this, is there a particular brand/bend that generally works well?
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
HEY, that's not nice! Gratuitous violation of...

HEY, that's not nice! Gratuitous violation of Intellectual Property at the 0:19 mark and various places thereafter. The Unidyne (the hanging microphone) is a registered trademark. However, in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Please edumicate me on this. What are the...

Please edumicate me on this. What are the salient differences between the often-mentioned Desmo setup vs. "us regular folk" (who might wear the occasional Python boot).

Mark
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
I think "it" just moved. :huh

I think "it" just moved. :huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
WTF was I thinking?! I'm heading out of town for...

WTF was I thinking?! I'm heading out of town for business Sunday morning. Crap. No ride for me, willing knee or otherwise. :cry

Enjoy, Gentlemen! :freaky
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Maybe, depends on what the doc and/or physical...

Maybe, depends on what the doc and/or physical therapist says tomorrow. :tb Starting when/where?

Mark
VStrom that's been parked for 4 months
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Good luck, Moose! :tush

Good luck, Moose! :tush
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-12-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
This is proof that Skinner can dress up in MX...

This is proof that Skinner can dress up in MX gear and look cool leaning up against a truck. Hell, I can do that less than 2 weeks post-op for ACL replacement.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
Momma mia!!!!!!!!!!!!!

CPM (continuous passive motion) machine on the couch this weekend in an effort to find the last 10 degrees of extension. Dual Sport and MX riding is fluff compared to what I got going on! :freaky
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17,677
Views: 913,991
Posted By MPH
I'm trying really hard to avoid terms like...

I'm trying really hard to avoid terms like "suck", and "that's too bad", and "awe, sh*t", and the like, as these are invitations to that worm-hole down into negativity and all that's associated...
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