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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:54 AM
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Posted By dazz
Man I don't know how many miles you ride but Gail...

Man I don't know how many miles you ride but Gail Thorne, the high mile MOA lady has 93,000 miles on her 2012 G650GS. At my age I don't think I'll ever need another 650.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I personally like the OEM panniers. They are...

I personally like the OEM panniers. They are collapsible. Because they conform to the shape of the bike they keep the profile of the motorcycle narrower. Better handling at speed and better fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
Welcome. Pressure wash that front disk and give...

Welcome. Pressure wash that front disk and give it a try.

You realize this is the internet? Even if what you read is said twice it does NOT mean it is true. Let your conscience be your guide. Some...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I suggest you not do anything for at least 1000...

I suggest you not do anything for at least 1000 miles or more. Handlebar risers, luggage, windshields, seats, gearing, exhaust, etc. are all personal preference. Big and little people, city vrs....
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I say don't worry about it. Use the side stand....

I say don't worry about it. Use the side stand. I'm an old man and 190 lbs. I keep my suspension very soft. My bike sits lower than almost all other G650s because of this. That means I have to lift...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
Mileage

I don't usually post over here but this may be of interest to you Sertaos.

Congratulations to Gail Thorne. She won the MOA woman mileage contest.

She rode over 40,000 miles in six months. She...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I think you should read the article in BMWMOA....

I think you should read the article in BMWMOA. She is a nice lady who set a goal. It was not easy but she succeeded. Congratulations to her and the effort. Very few men could compete with her.

AND...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Stop farkling, start riding!

Congratulations to Gail Thorne. She won the MOA woman mileage contest.

She rode over 40,000 miles in six months. She has over 93,000 miles on her 2012 G650GS. From Mississippi.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-04-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 25,012
Posted By dazz
wrong bike

I'm from Ohio and did no bring an appropriate bike for this ride. If I show up Saturday at eight at the lighthouse in St. Augustine in my van can I get a route sheet to use later in the year?
My...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Try Ken Vasis at Triumph of Warren. He is...

Try Ken Vasis at Triumph of Warren. He is Triumph trained.
I have my 2013 down here in Daytona now and am loving it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
Well it's on the internet so it must be fact! ...

Well it's on the internet so it must be fact!

Both feet on solid ground for me always.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Dang! Mine is black and red on gray? I was not...

Dang! Mine is black and red on gray? I was not aware of a problem. But thanks.:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Wait! 410 km equals 255 miles! Compadre, how did...

Wait! 410 km equals 255 miles! Compadre, how did that work out with fuel?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Good post. Thanks. I like the rear profile of...

Good post. Thanks. I like the rear profile of your bike. Nothing sticks too far out into the wind.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Western Reserve Race this Sunday

**WINTER RACE THIS SUNDAY**

February 22, we will have our second Winter Stud Race of 2015. Gates open at 9AM, Sign-up for BIKES is open until 10:30, Bikes Race at 11AM for 1-1/2 HOURS on our wide...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Well there was that article in MOA a few months...

Well there was that article in MOA a few months ago about the guy riding his around the world. And he is not the only one.

Sometimes people that complain about a problem don't realize that each...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
I soldered and shrink wrapped mine yesterday. I...

I soldered and shrink wrapped mine yesterday. I used the brown wire and the yellow wire (switched). I left the red and white wire (always on) in the plug and insulated it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I have over 9500 miles on my G650GS. I replaced...

I have over 9500 miles on my G650GS. I replaced the battery when new. I love the Sound of my bike. The gearing is perfect. It can run at 75 mph on the highway and it's comfortable in first gear on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
Switched wire

Let me see if I understand this. You found a capped off wire (green/yellow) near that jumper cable thing that powers on with the ignition switch?
Do you know which fuse protects this wire?
Does...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Yes Sir, helmet and hi-viz reflective clothing....

Yes Sir, helmet and hi-viz reflective clothing. You need it there. NO edge lines, no guard rails, narrow roads. It's really fun to drive in Costa Rica. But also scary. A bit like here 50 years ago...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 05:12 AM
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Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Costa Rica

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm185/ridequebec/IMG_0772.jpg (http://s296.photobucket.com/user/ridequebec/media/IMG_0772.jpg.html)

We just returned from Costa Rica where we rode Honda NX400s....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-25-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Thanks Jon. I may take you up on that when the...

Thanks Jon. I may take you up on that when the weather clears. And actually it was a larger pilot, not main jet that I installed. And really, it is not the parts that are so important from James...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Silverton, Colorado

Last time I was out in Colorado I rode my 450 KTM Exc. with a James Dean kit in the carburetor. This summer I am going to take my Suzuki DRZ 400S. Any first hand experience in jetting this constant...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Yes, we all have some problem we have to live...

Yes, we all have some problem we have to live with. Big containers of Sea Foam? We have it made.

How about England where it costs so much for each bike? Revolution!

No I guess not. Each person...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-01-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
I guess what I was trying to say, Michael, is...

I guess what I was trying to say, Michael, is that each persons most important attributes in a motorcycle is different from the next.

Different dirt from Southern Ohio to Northern Ohio. Let alone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Man, if they had one bike that could do it all,...

Man, if they had one bike that could do it all, they'd sell a lot of them!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Thanks guys. I'll go for one or the other. No...

Thanks guys. I'll go for one or the other. No Sears, no Harbor Freight.

Edit: Same product, same price. Including shipping.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Wow. Looked at the Craftsman jack. Not US made....

Wow. Looked at the Craftsman jack. Not US made. It has way more one star reviews than 5 star reviews. I have various jacks but I was thinking of one to live under the Triumph with it's feet off the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-22-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Help with bike stand.

I've got a new style Triumph Bonneville T100 coming. Question: Is there an inexpensive lift, like Harbor Freight, with wheels, that can lift that bike?

Suggestions?
Thanks.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-08-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Emergency clutch fluid.

Mark says"That's the spot where I lost my clutch on my Husaberg 570 a few years ago. Stupid leaky slave cylinder o-ring that I failed to catch before the trip. Fortunately, most of the trail was...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,285
Posted By dazz
Off topic!!!

I've got the hots for a Bonneville. Which ADV thread do I go to? I may need professional help.
Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
40A Mini Relay <TABLE cellSpacing=0...

40A Mini Relay
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Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Thanks for the replies but I don't think you have...

Thanks for the replies but I don't think you have the answer to the question I'm asking. Maybe I didn't ask it right.

I saw a relay on some forum but don't know where. It had a hole for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Thanks for that info but......I'm not doing those...

Thanks for that info but......I'm not doing those kind of lights. I have small leds that I want to come on with the headlight. I'm asking about the relay, etc. An easily mounted relay.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
Light Relay

Information please. I want to add some lights, etc. I want to install a relay from the little light in my headlight. And power direct from a fused connection to the battery. No switch. Just power...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8,644
Views: 1,210,171
Posted By dazz
Buy a Honda XR650 or a Yam DR650. They would suit...

Buy a Honda XR650 or a Yam DR650. They would suit you much better.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Sorry Michael. If you raced I did not recognize...

Sorry Michael.
If you raced I did not recognize you. I built the fire in the woods and we passed out brats and dogs to passersby. The track was excellent by anyone's standards. A huge turnout and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 634,671
Posted By dazz
I suggest you look into the Rotax motor on the...

I suggest you look into the Rotax motor on the 650s. Also the G650GS is an international bike. Parts and service are available all over the world. The KLR somewhat also.

How does the BMW fit you?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-10-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14,039
Views: 793,484
Posted By dazz
Tom will be out in the woods with us by the fire...

Tom will be out in the woods with us by the fire cooking brats.:1drink NO rain on Sunday!
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