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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 842,558
Posted By DaveMc
Loaded and ready...no, already there.

Loaded and ready...no, already there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3,873
Views: 886,058
Posted By DaveMc
Not quite a 'highway' but lonely and dusty. ...

Not quite a 'highway' but lonely and dusty.
Oregon/California Trail, Granger, Wyoming
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,820,869
Posted By DaveMc
ClearwaterBMW...

ClearwaterBMW (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=15806)
Clearwater,

For me, it doesn't seem to matter if I'm gone overnight or a full week, I take the same amount. At first, I used to...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By DaveMc
Helmet Shelf Life???

I finally pulled out the liner of my Schuberth C1 helmet after a pretty good dirt road ride to clean it. I thought while I had it out, I would read the instructions...you know, it's good to do that...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,097
Posted By DaveMc
I need some better reflective stickers for the...

I need some better reflective stickers for the back end. Any suggestions out there? Pls list website if you got them off the internet. Thx.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 33,844
Posted By DaveMc
Good looking bike with the bags. Let me know how...

Good looking bike with the bags. Let me know how you like them on a long trip...

I have a friend who just bought a Strom and he is going with the Hepco-Becker bags in place of the Zega cases like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Actually, my wife lets me spend a fair amount of...

Actually, my wife lets me spend a fair amount of time in there!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Okay, here is the completed 'Winter Project'....

Okay, here is the completed 'Winter Project'. Well, almost...I have a large sheet (28" X 48") of 1/4" aluminum plate that I am planning on using to fabricate a REAL skid plate for the bike.

But...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
New painted front fender with a home-made unique...

New painted front fender with a home-made unique profile. I wanted a fender that was more 'Enduro' looking like those on an African Twin. (I just may have to get one of those).

I also raised it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Here is a good pic of the colors as they offset...

Here is a good pic of the colors as they offset each other. One of the things I did not like about the original colors was the big bald looking black face of the bike. All the color of the Oyster...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Finally back together with the new Hepco-Becker...

Finally back together with the new Hepco-Becker crash bars that have been sitting in my garage since november!
Now I can finally see a 'One of' bike that is going to be fun to ride. i think the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Back together again and ready for the bags to be...

Back together again and ready for the bags to be put back on with all the other crap.

Capo is definitely a unique bike now. I think it looks good and as I keep working on it, I am getting more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Metalic paint looks good. I opted for a 'heavier'...

Metalic paint looks good. I opted for a 'heavier' flake than normal. In these pictures, it looks hugh but in reality, it isn't as noticable as you might think. The paint codes are from a Dodge...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
New low profile screen. It's actually an Aprilia...

New low profile screen. It's actually an Aprilia screen from the local dealer here. They found one in the back room and made me a deal on it...so, if you own an Aprilia...don't think that the parts...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Colors starting to look good together.

Colors starting to look good together.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Starting to put it back together! It was really...

Starting to put it back together! It was really difficult to choose the correct colors. i enlisted a guy over at the local dealer body shop who paints race cars. His input was invaluble...I would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
The bike stripped down of body parts. What a...

The bike stripped down of body parts. What a mess. Hope I can put it all together again when it is time! I found it was easier if I put all the bolts, parts, etc. in a baggie and labeled them for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-17-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,246
Posted By DaveMc
Winter Project Almost Done!!

Even though the Oyster Grey color from Aprilia on the Capo was good looking, I decided that I would create a 'One of' out of my bike. I saw a picture of a Rally Raid at some show in Europe and liked...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By DaveMc
Hey Wmrra69, Where did you get the front...

Hey Wmrra69,
Where did you get the front fender? How does the cooling rdiator hold up w/o the lower fender and did you ever think about keeping both on there like a GS has?

Looks pretty...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By DaveMc
Made a Purchase!

Thanks for all the info guys. I am going to go with the Silverstars. Thanks again.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By DaveMc
I saw some 'Super Spots' Xenon Boost Super White...

I saw some 'Super Spots' Xenon Boost Super White Bulbs the other day for a reasonable price. ($25 each). They are supposed to be designed for off-road use so the vibration factor is claimed to be...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By DaveMc
PIAA Bulbs

I'm wondering how the PIAA H4 Star White lamps compare to the PIAA H4 Xtreme White Plus bulbs? Any comparison? I'm thinking of installing some in the Capo for a better daytime message of "Here I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,011
Posted By DaveMc
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 110,011
Posted By DaveMc
Colorado btwn Durango and Silverton

Summer of '04. Too long ago...need to go again!
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By DaveMc
Aux Fuel Tank for '88 NX 650

I recently bought a '88 Honda NX 650. I like the taller gears for getting to and from the dirt...also I like to ride the desert roads where you can get up to 'speed'. And I like the electric start. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,732
Posted By DaveMc
Tiger Rider???

Who rides the Triumph Tiger? I'd like to PM you to ask some questions about your set-up. Thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,134
Posted By DaveMc
'03 Capo

One more.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,134
Posted By DaveMc
'03 CapoNord

Partly cloudy...Washington State style.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,134
Posted By DaveMc
'03 CapoNord

Looks like a good road...west of Cranbrook, B.C.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2006, 09:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 21,134
Posted By DaveMc
'03 CapoNord

Ready to leave for Canada. June '06.:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7,472
Views: 2,556,726
Posted By DaveMc
Southwest of Cranbrook, Alberta. July '06

Southwest of Cranbrook, Alberta. July '06
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,433
Posted By DaveMc
AddMileage

I agree with trialsguy315 about adding mileage to some of your days. However, it is nice to backtrack on some of the roads and do it again if you want (i.e. Durago to Ouray and HWY 12 in Utah).
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