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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,853
Posted By nomad5326
Why a XT660Z Tenere...

Why a XT660Z Tenere (http://traildreamer.com/la-tenere-660-r-traildreamer-en-detalle-1-por-que-la-yamaha-xt660z/)? This is why....

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Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Thx, out of country so will follow and PM once...

Thx, out of country so will follow and PM once the dust settles. Hope it all works out. Beautiful work gents.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Grim, can you pm me a price for a Triple for a...

Grim, can you pm me a price for a Triple for a 46mm KYB if you intend to make a batch? Thx.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,825
Posted By nomad5326
New post to an old post. You can do either with...

New post to an old post. You can do either with either bike. The BMW Sertao/Dakar can be made a 690 equlivant with very fiew mods (lighten rear subframe, lighter gell battery, drop in gearing, full...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 24,217
Posted By nomad5326
Aquatic: As you get closer, do you intend to make...

Aquatic: As you get closer, do you intend to make your own upper yolk w/ignition hanger/holder? I know that there was one avail aftermarket from Emig Racing but am sure the cost to make is somewhat...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Pierre, I "Dakar'd" my girlfriends standards...

Pierre,
I "Dakar'd" my girlfriends standards 2002F650GS w/Dakar forks, shock, sidestand when I bought another. Used the TT chain guard and tensioner but hers did not have the roller. 5k on it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
Ed, I have that one and it works fine. Bought...

Ed, I have that one and it works fine. Bought both clutch and break as backups.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,581
Posted By nomad5326
Holding up great two years into it. The flat is...

Holding up great two years into it. The flat is so easy to touch up scuffs. I bought extra stickers in case I do a complete re-paint. Sorry for the late reply. I left turn signal mounts and rack...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
eBay, Craigslist, IBMW, and here; although $6K...

eBay, Craigslist, IBMW, and here; although $6K might seem a bit steep. Bikes 2001-2003 have been selling $4500-$5500 w/ kit- suspension ( just saying).
Best bet is to sell add-ons separate as you'll...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 666,811
Posted By nomad5326
Beautiful ride Nick! On the front beak, you'll...

Beautiful ride Nick! On the front beak, you'll find you can run it all the way to just shy of the center screw touching the black recess in the fender and have more clearance/rigidity.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
RAD, are you going to make another run of the...

RAD, are you going to make another run of the complete kit or just the caliper adapter? "In" just for the hell of it (as long as it's the complete kit, minus ABS). Have another set of YZ forks...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
Maybe a review of NB's " picking up a GS/DAKAR...

Maybe a review of NB's " picking up a GS/DAKAR would help....
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
I think the $500ish mark is comparable to what...

I think the $500ish mark is comparable to what Hawk had going w/Rads mod. Maybe price will drop if the Dakar/Sertao crowd get more interested.

The $425ish for the fork rebuild is same quote I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
From Richard at HOH " On the RAD/Hawk adapter...

From Richard at HOH "
On the RAD/Hawk adapter parts: "Do you think you can get 5 commitments right away??? we are very close but I need to order a large quantity to get these at lower...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
Known for the vibes. Great off road though, but...

Known for the vibes. Great off road though, but wear faster if you push them on the tarmac/rocks. I eventually just went back to my TKC's.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
Easily. Im 220 w/o gear and run a std Dakar and...

Easily. Im 220 w/o gear and run a std Dakar and a YZ Dakar. Both are setup for my weight. If your not going offroad the Racetech option may be best for you, but the YZ front is night and day. Im...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
That's what she said! :lol3:rofl:lol3

That's what she said! :lol3:rofl:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Nice Bobby! Was waiting to see a pic. Glad it...

Nice Bobby! Was waiting to see a pic. Glad it all worked out. Finding that if you put some rubber washers on the front fender as well as the dash remount it softens the vib a bit. How's the new...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 39,562
Posted By nomad5326
Fit w/Rotopax?

Dusty, how do these fit/work with the rotopax mounts the expedition racks/bags have? Can you show them (if they do) mounted up w/rotopax vertically and horizontally? Thanks mate for yet another...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
@Nylon re Wolfman Bags

Hey Nylon, Im running wolfman expeditions w/rotopax. The rotopax and expeditions are the same size roughly if fitted vertically. Do you know if the new bags are roughly the same size horizontally...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
Highway Dirt Bikes Folding Mirrors...

Highway Dirt Bikes Folding Mirrors (http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com/HDB_Shop/index.php?app=ccp0&ns=display&ref=mirrorfeature&sid=dpd71m88pfe2658726yf6f00n0o57t27) if your offroad alot. Amazingly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 786,900
Posted By nomad5326
BMW F650GS Dakar enroute Camalu to Erindira. ...

BMW F650GS Dakar enroute Camalu to Erindira.
http://nomad5326.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycles/Nomad-Xventures-Baja-2012/i-mwVmdkX/0/L/DSCN0538-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,392
Views: 786,900
Posted By nomad5326
Two BMW F650GS Dakars enroute from Mikes Sky...

Two BMW F650GS Dakars enroute from Mikes Sky Rancho to Camalu, Baja Norte
http://nomad5326.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycles/Nomad-Xventures-Baja-2012/i-MNNFfnt/0/L/DSCN0472-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
Nada. Nuke it! Nothing there.

Nada. Nuke it! Nothing there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
Looking good! KDennan, w/a heat shield you can...

Looking good! KDennan, w/a heat shield you can shorten up those racks (bring them in)if you want. I'm running mine w/1 each of water and fuel rotopax (when needed) and also, if you can find them ,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 32,605
Posted By nomad5326
I wish it was just by Make then Model thread. ...

I wish it was just by Make then Model thread. With the different models/CC's spread across three to four forums it makes it difficult to find your bike let alone keep up. Just my .02.
Forum: Face plant 03-25-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 237,126
Posted By nomad5326
Own three Dakars (01, 02, 03). Over 40k, 35k,...

Own three Dakars (01, 02, 03). Over 40k, 35k, 25, respectively on each and never had a problem with the forks on/off road. They are ridden equally hard between myself a 220lb rider, my brother a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
"You say the dakar has a larger fuel tank. the...

"You say the dakar has a larger fuel tank. the sertao is listed at 3.7 gallons . how many gallons does the dakar have ? just wondering."

2002 F650GS Dakar Fuel: Looks like a full gallon diff!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,725,218
Posted By nomad5326
http://ztrab.smugmug.com/photos/i-PwLCBh3/0/XL/i-P...

http://ztrab.smugmug.com/photos/i-PwLCBh3/0/XL/i-PwLCBh3-XL.jpg

Thats how I change the tires on my MTB too! So easy!!!:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
http://theswamp.smugmug.com/photos/i-p7Pd3Rn/0/L/i...

http://theswamp.smugmug.com/photos/i-p7Pd3Rn/0/L/i-p7Pd3Rn-L.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-KC3ztZr/0/L/i-KC3ztZr-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,968
Views: 1,725,218
Posted By nomad5326
Mind if I give you a lesson in packing and...

Mind if I give you a lesson in packing and introduce you to the Wolfman/Rotopax rack mount?!! :rofl:rofl

http://nomad5326.smugmug.com/Other/2001-BMW-F650GS-Dakar/i-bNzdD6R/0/L/DSCN0600-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
http://www.le-suspension.com/shock-services/

http://www.le-suspension.com/shock-services/
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Couple front /rear wheels on eBay right now . ...

Couple front /rear wheels on eBay right now . One set at $200ish ea.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5,354
Views: 804,546
Posted By nomad5326
Gangplank: Not that this answers your exact...

Gangplank: Not that this answers your exact question but from F650.com FAQs

Gerry #951 "The side stand on the Dakar is a lot longer then the standard bike. It is easy to modify the side...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 1,259,229
Posted By nomad5326
Nice Swamp! Once you go lighten and go USD on...

Nice Swamp! Once you go lighten and go USD on the Sertao you'll love it. Makes it a completely different machine, what is should have been. Have fun with it and yes, shitcan the ABS!
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,034
Views: 666,811
Posted By nomad5326
Could always order one, try it (mock up) and send...

Could always order one, try it (mock up) and send it back....Still curious if it fits well even if the front flanges aren't on the later models.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7,306
Views: 2,991,069
Posted By nomad5326
Nice setup. You could/SHOULD probably lose the...

Nice setup. You could/SHOULD probably lose the "thongs" too! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
I can't take all the credit. PO did the frame...

I can't take all the credit. PO did the frame and front swap. I just had the front/rear suspension rebuilt and did the re-shoeing, bodywork /repainting and guards.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16,990
Views: 2,159,337
Posted By nomad5326
Beautiful job. The matte/flat black and slate...

Beautiful job. The matte/flat black and slate decals look great. Are those Got2motographics.com ones? He made mine for all my bikes and love them. The Pink rocks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 21,394
Posted By nomad5326
Curious why the 1200GS vice the 800GS since your...

Curious why the 1200GS vice the 800GS since your comparison is the 800XC. Ridden all, esp the 800's and different animals each!

What the 800GS does on the trial (yes it does need a new...
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