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Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,070
Posted By pkovo
+1 on the zr7s. It's more fun and more capable...

+1 on the zr7s. It's more fun and more capable than it seems it should be on paper.

I think you have to have spent some time with one to really appreciate it, because looking at it's specs won't...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,859
Posted By pkovo
A GS450 tank can be made to fit fairly easily for...

A GS450 tank can be made to fit fairly easily for a cafe look. There's some info and an example at the bottom of this page:

http://www.650motorcycles.com/misctips3.html

I've also seen some...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 833,447
Posted By pkovo
Here's my longer trip setup. ...

Here's my longer trip setup.
http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k84/pkovo/motorcycle%20trip/Dscn2104.jpg

And here's my shorter trip setup...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,780
Posted By pkovo
I know this thread has been dormant since NOV,...

I know this thread has been dormant since NOV, but I just had to post a pic of the finished project. It will never win any beauty pagents, but I tested it out in the last snow we had, and it runs...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,780
Posted By pkovo
I have one

'85 BW200 was my first true bike. Had it from age 11 or 12 to age 15. I got a bigger bike at 15 and gave it to my cousin. It sat in his garage in a semi salty environment for the next 18 years and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27,983
Views: 3,413,207
Posted By pkovo
Pilot circuit adjustment

You probably already did so, but since I didn't see it mentioned I'll throw it out there. Did you adjust the fuel screw? If not, you'll need to do so to dial in the pilot circuit. With the street...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 27,983
Views: 3,413,207
Posted By pkovo
Jessie is very helpful with the DR, but for...

Jessie is very helpful with the DR, but for buying carb parts like a pilot jet, you may want to use Ron Ayers. They have the full microfiche and the jet is just a few bucks.

Also, just a tip,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 100,729
Posted By pkovo
1979 XS650. Still have it ...

1979 XS650. Still have it

http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/xs650.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,407
Posted By pkovo
A guy on a board I frequent had his bike stolen...

A guy on a board I frequent had his bike stolen and the thieves did a shit job of spraying it black. When the bike was recovered. he decided to spray it flat black. It looks nice. He used a Krylon...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By pkovo
I'm not familiar with that bikes setup...

I'm not familiar with that bikes setup specifically, but I also have a 4 cylinder with carbs and had to do the same thing. My background with carbs was all with 4 stroke thumpers, and the same...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-10-2006, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By pkovo
I don't think you need that stuff

I've registered a fair amount of bikes in Jersey and never needed any of that stuff. Just the title and proof of insurance, just like a car. Granted, it's been a few years since I last registered a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,554
Posted By pkovo
good solid bike

I had an '85 xt350 for about 7 years. It was a bullet proof go anywhere bike. Suspension was soft, but it was still a decent trail bike. Stiffer springs make a big difference. It was a real good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,161
Posted By pkovo
I agree with Nightstalker

I used to ride wharton all the time on my DR350. I've had rangers pull me over to check my papers. I've stopped to talk to rangers. Never had any problems, and I always ran dunlop d756's on my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-09-2006, 07:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,699
Posted By pkovo
tunnel

I grew up in this area. We used to go through the tunnel when we were kids. Only because we couldn't ride on the street so we relied on the traintracks to get to different trails. We also did it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,769
Posted By pkovo
My quad isn't really a quad

http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/ORGINAL+BROCHURE.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 844,773
Posted By pkovo
My '93 DR350

http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/atsion.jpg
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Forum: Equipment 10-03-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,453
Posted By pkovo
I have found harbor freight products to be bottom...

I have found harbor freight products to be bottom end. Had a torque wrench from there that broke almost immediately.
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By pkovo
From www.dragginjeans.com FAQ

This came straight from their website.

"These products are produced by our Australian licensee. They were never intended to be marketed in the North American market, and do not meet the standards...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2005, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,691
Posted By pkovo
Two of the guys I ride with regularly, ride the...

Two of the guys I ride with regularly, ride the xr650L. We ride 99% offroad. From Fire roads to singletrack. I wouldn't consider their bikes dogs. As with ALL dual sport bikes that are primarily...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2005, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,757
Posted By pkovo
That GPZ is very sharp. I didn't read the...

That GPZ is very sharp. I didn't read the article, but I only paid $900.00 for my DR350. I've put a few 1000 trouble free miles on it, 98% of which have been in the dirt. The best part is I don't...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By pkovo
Nice ride. Very good choice in my opinion. ...

Nice ride. Very good choice in my opinion. You'll have a blast with it.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,241,502
Posted By pkovo
I always liked the SR. I thought it would make a...

I always liked the SR. I thought it would make a great platform for a cafe racer. Your's looks like it was pristine!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-17-2005, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8,227
Views: 3,241,502
Posted By pkovo
My old school ride. 1979 XS650. I inherited it...

My old school ride. 1979 XS650. I inherited it from my very generous father about 12 years ago. He bought it new. It's basically all original and runs great.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2005, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,633
Posted By pkovo
go to yahoo and do a search for maximum suzuki. ...

go to yahoo and do a search for maximum suzuki. At that website go to the forums area and there is one dedicated to the dr350 and drz400. There are some guys that are really knowledgible about the...
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2005, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By pkovo
I've got two, one for me and one for the misses. ...

I've got two, one for me and one for the misses. Very comfortable and they hold up well. I like HJC helmets in general. I use their offroad helmets also.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2005, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 844,773
Posted By pkovo
My Current Thumper

1993 DR350
http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/atsion.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,319
Views: 2,474,103
Posted By pkovo
http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/road_closed....

http://www.orgsites.com/nj/pinkladies/road_closed.jpg
not to all
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,341
Posted By pkovo
If you are going to be riding in wet conditions,...

If you are going to be riding in wet conditions, you may want to consider a waterproof shell such as this one made by Hefty

http://www.ourbandx.com/garbagebag.jpg
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