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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 11:59 AM
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Posted By vamtnman
Looking forward to some great pictures and ride...

Looking forward to some great pictures and ride reports! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
If anyone is looking for one, this one is for...

If anyone is looking for one, this one is for sale over in the flea market: :deal
...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
$19 bar risers?

Where do you get $19 bar risers?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:35 PM
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Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Available '09

Hey guys. I've had '09 in the Flea Market since 7/5. I've reduce the price from $3150 to $2850. Had 500+ views and no takers. Am I out of line or hasn't the right buyer come along?

Link...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
MCTEAGUE is right; up to 65 or 70 the wind isn't...

MCTEAGUE is right; up to 65 or 70 the wind isn't a big issue. After that, I certainally wouldn't call it a pleasant ride. I avoid Interstates on the ST-R unless it is an absolute necessity. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
For the uses you've listed, I would suggest the...

For the uses you've listed, I would suggest the Honda CB500X. I enjoy riding my ST-R on the back roads but it's closer to a sport bike than an all arounder. Many guys on here have done muti-day tours...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Thanks; thats the price range I had in mind

Thanks; thats the price range I had in mind
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 09:02 AM
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Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
I'm thinking of selling my '09. If you don't mind...

I'm thinking of selling my '09. If you don't mind my asking, what did you pay for it? Dealer or private party?
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
Yamaha FZ09

Yamaha would have another winner if they can make an "adventure" bike using the FZ09 platform and keep it in the same weight range.

I was hoping Triumph would use the 675 engine for their small...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
[QUOTE=Cigar Mike;23506242]I received the Blaze...

[QUOTE=Cigar Mike;23506242]I received the Blaze saddle Bags today and installed them on the bike. Very easy to install the lower arm support. I like them and we did a check on packing our gear for...
Forum: Beasts 01-30-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
Honda doesn't need a reason for anything they do!...

Honda doesn't need a reason for anything they do! :D
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
Wink Nc700x

Why all the comparisions of the NC700X with the CB500X in this forum? If I were interested in a 472 pound motorcycle I would buy a Suzuki V-Strom 650 which is only $750 bucks more and comes standard...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
I used the Barkbuster Storm S7 which fits in the...

I used the Barkbuster Storm S7 which fits in the ends of the bars. You have to remove the threaded plugs but this is easily done with a screw extracter. The plugs will need to be reinstalled to use...
Forum: Road warriors 11-23-2013, 07:45 AM
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Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Not being nosey, but what did you have to pay for...

Not being nosey, but what did you have to pay for it? Dealer or indiviual sale?

The reason I ask is that I'm going to put my '12 R up for sale & you are roughly in the same market area.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 06:11 AM
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Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
When you say you rebuilt the whole caliper, what...

When you say you rebuilt the whole caliper, what parts did you replace?

My bike has only 3300 miles and has been garage kept. Did you try flushing the system?
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2013, 02:19 PM
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Posted By vamtnman
KLX Bake Problem

I hadn't ridden my 09 KLX for about a month and since it was warm today I decided to go for a ride. The first time I used the front brake to slow for a stop, the brake slowed the bike to a complete...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
"Image coming soon" is not a color....

"Image coming soon" is not a color. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
The official Honda 500X website still doesn't...

The official Honda 500X website still doesn't show a color for the ABS model; just says coming soon. Don't know why they don't just show the matt finish which is apparently all that is avilable in...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 738,690
Posted By vamtnman
Matt Finish

What does Honda recommend and what are you guys using to protect the matt finish on your bikes?
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Street Triple R Value

Anyone here recently bought or sold a Street Triple?

What is a realistic market value for a 2012 Street Triple R in excellent condition? I know value depends on mileage & extras but rather than...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Was the DR cooking 100+ too? :eek1

Was the DR cooking 100+ too? :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Low Exhuast

I'm wondering if the 2013 pipes would fit a 2012 and older. My local dealer has a 2013 and if I can get my bike there before he sells the '13 maybe I can see if it will work. The price for a stock...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 08:12 AM
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Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Cold Starting

And then there's the trick of SLOWLY pulling the choke out while cranking the engine. Works pretty good for me.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 02:04 PM
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Posted By vamtnman
Thanks but this isn't the one. The one I'm...

Thanks but this isn't the one. The one I'm thinking of was for the '09 up.
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10,964
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Posted By vamtnman
Re-jetting Instruction

Somewhere there was a post on re-jetting with complete with pictures starting with seat and tank removal. I can't remember whether it was on this forum or the the Kawasaki Forum. Can anyone give me a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2012, 08:40 AM
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Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Do the splines on the XR shifter match the...

Do the splines on the XR shifter match the KLX250S and how much longer is it?
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By vamtnman
Battery Tender Female Cigarette Plug Adaptor

"Easy,

Use the battery tender plug AS YOUR power source for your GPS, etc.

https://www.denniskirk.com/2000145.s...utm_medium=cse"

OR Amazon has It for $6.95 :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Here's what it looks like with TechSpec tank...

Here's what it looks like with TechSpec tank pads.Helps break up the sea of white.

I have the fly screen & visor and I agree it doesn't deflect a lot of wind at high speeds. However, I ride with a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Touring on a ST

You might want to check out this guy's blog:

http://geoffjames.blogspot.com/2010/10/1000-miles-in-21-14-hours-on-street.html

He's an OF like me and his ST is his do-it-all bike. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Mounting suggestion

Get yourself 2 flat strips of aluminum approx. 1/8 X 1.5 X 10.
Drill 2 holes in each strip matching the hole pattern in the mounting pad.
Get 4 bolts, nylon lock nuts and washers that will go...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
What is the brand and model of the tank bag in...

What is the brand and model of the tank bag in the picture
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Renthal Jimmy Buttons

Thanks! Took a file to the knurl and the bars slipped right in. Cut 1/2" off both sides and it was still tight getting the bar on without unhooking any cables. All in all a PIA but a still a good...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Knurling on Renthals

I started to put my new Renthal Jimmy Button bars on tonight and ran into a problem. The knurled part of the bar would not go through the clutch perch. I tried spreading the perch but I still...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 247,645
Posted By vamtnman
Agree, this would put the bike into Ducati / BMW...

Agree, this would put the bike into Ducati / BMW territory and price a lot of current cutomers out of the market.

Anyway a lot of people don't bother or know how to adjust their suspension anyway....
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Handlebar Change

What's the easiest step by step procedure for changing out the handle bars? I don' t want to unhook or remove anything I don't have to. I've heard someone say it can be done in 15 minutes but I am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
High Performance KLX250S

For all you guys adding 331 or 351 kits and looking to shed a few pounds, I have an answer for you: Husqvarna TE310.

http://www.cycleworld.com/2011/04/08/husqvarna-te310-first-ride-2/

For all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Cold starting

Try this before tearing into the carb:

I have a 2009 and have never had a cold start problem. A previous poster had reminded me of an old dirt bike trick I used to use with my KDX200;

Turn on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
What are the recommendations for replacement...

What are the recommendations for replacement bars? I'm 5'-10 and the stock bars seem to fit me fairly well. How much increased rise can be added without stretching or having to replace cables? (I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Stock Bar Ends Removal

I want to fit the Barkbuster handguards to my bike and I read some where in the thread about someone who had ground the welds holding the stock barend weights and removed them. Are there just two or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,964
Views: 2,337,693
Posted By vamtnman
Thanks, I missed seeing the second hose from the...

Thanks, I missed seeing the second hose from the tank.
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