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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:42 AM
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Posted By TrophyHunter
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
No stupid questions here - or this thread...

No stupid questions here - or this thread wouldn't exist.

Try this. After replacing front sprocket, chain on, put the chain on top of the rear sprocket and roll the bike backward - in neutral of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
What will your budget bear and what are your...

What will your budget bear and what are your needs? I've ridden a really well set up stocker and I have the TM40. Both have aftermarket exhausts. For the money, if you don't need immediate technical...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Pretty open door policy at Casa de Trophy. If...

Pretty open door policy at Casa de Trophy. If folks are in the area......

We have hosted 5 ADV'ers traveling through and day rides are a must for recharges. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
60 degrees and sunny after 2 days of rain....

60 degrees and sunny after 2 days of rain. Looking into Mexico on the border road.
http://i380.photobucket.com/albums/oo247/TrophyHunter_album/Otay%20TT%20121414/DSCN1550_zps39d57d17.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,062
Posted By TrophyHunter
Riding the border road, looking into Mexico. 60...

Riding the border road, looking into Mexico. 60 and sunny after 2 days of rain. Just friggin' beautiful.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 854,986
Posted By TrophyHunter
I'm guessing here but imagine most of these bikes...

I'm guessing here but imagine most of these bikes are "fun" but not absolutely "needed." This is a good bargaining platform. You can walk away from anything.

I'd been looking for my Hodaka...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By TrophyHunter
I guess best to have your passport but license...

I guess best to have your passport but license and birth certificate has worked.

SDAR Baja ride...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,803
Posted By TrophyHunter
Another super smooth transaction with Rod. ...

Another super smooth transaction with Rod. Solved my Christmas present need and bowl #6...! Very pleased with the quality of work and ease of dealing with Rod.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By TrophyHunter
San Diego Adventure Riders...

San Diego Adventure Riders (http://www.dualsport-sd.com/) - great group - free - plenty of GSA and other big bike riders.

Painted Gorge ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By TrophyHunter
Might have to meet up with you some day during...

Might have to meet up with you some day during the week, too. Thinking of starting at Painted Gorge - a drive for both of us - next Thurs after the rain.

Full disclosure - gonna be seeing if my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,773
Posted By TrophyHunter
:rofl You should live in San Diego where...

:rofl

You should live in San Diego where there's basically no drastic weather. Evidently, the Golden Gate should float down I-5 and drop in our bay by tomorrow night.

Can't wait. :baldy
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,062
Posted By TrophyHunter
Yup. I've had plenty of riding buddies do it but...

Yup. I've had plenty of riding buddies do it but since it's always on T-Giving weekend, family things come first. Still on my list, though.
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 56,678
Posted By TrophyHunter
All of these losses add up. Check his county's...

All of these losses add up. Check his county's requirements for getting a small claims judgement against him and then place a lien against him personally, his business, everything. I know it's some...
Forum: Vendors 12-11-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,803
Posted By TrophyHunter
Dibs on Ash bowl Email sent

Dibs on Ash bowl

Email sent
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 373,062
Posted By TrophyHunter
Absolutely. More than a few DR's have done the...

Absolutely. More than a few DR's have done the ride. It's no joke so CONGRATS CafeRacer. Seat Concepts ran their highly modified DR last year I think.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Ditto. Made such a huge difference in the bike.

Ditto. Made such a huge difference in the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 06:32 AM
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Views: 358,815
Posted By TrophyHunter
I got a full Ventura system in the FM but it's...

I got a full Ventura system in the FM but it's off of another bike. All the racks interchange on the mounts so thanks for posting the link. I didn't check their site for the appropriate mounts. The...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Welcome and congrats!

Welcome and congrats!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By TrophyHunter
Keep in mind you're in AZ - where you can plate...

Keep in mind you're in AZ - where you can plate plenty of things a lot can't. As mentioned, without a clear unknown full mission......

I have a DR650 that I've run on single track but it's a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Chop it and weld it to the back of the mount?

Chop it and weld it to the back of the mount?
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
I know you know whatcher doin', Cyber, but maybe...

I know you know whatcher doin', Cyber, but maybe considering adding a piece to yours and using the same mounting system - but around those angled bar pieces just behind the engine?

I saw one of...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 854,986
Posted By TrophyHunter
Great find - congrats! Bulletproof reliable...

Great find - congrats! Bulletproof reliable bike. Toss some carb cleaner, Seafoam or similar in the tank. If the rough idle doesn't clear up, carb clean & adjust will most likely solve things.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
ProCycle has lowered pegs and there's also a...

ProCycle has lowered pegs and there's also a lowering bracket available for less - but it does extend below the frame so if off road riding is in your future, it's a consideration. Drain plugs -...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 358,815
Posted By TrophyHunter
Very nice! Yeah, at 53, I like my wheels on the...

Very nice! Yeah, at 53, I like my wheels on the ground as much as possible but it's inevitable in some terrain that they're comin' off. :D

Great pic.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 358,815
Posted By TrophyHunter
Thx 1zero. There's a nice step up at the top of...

Thx 1zero. There's a nice step up at the top of that hill. The black KTM 500 is running a Rekluse clutch and he has it set too stiff. Gets too much immediate wheel spin. Great group to ride with....
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
I believe he referred to the bike, not the rider....

I believe he referred to the bike, not the rider.

Just sayin'........:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 358,815
Posted By TrophyHunter
After a long drought, we got 3 days of rain....

After a long drought, we got 3 days of rain. Nothing like Lark Canyon OHV (http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/ca/pdf/elcentro/maps.Par.52250.File.dat/larkcanyon_ohv8x11.pdf) after a good rain, so...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Looks like a good day. Thx for posting up.

Looks like a good day. Thx for posting up.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Right you are. Musta been the Atari, then. I...

Right you are. Musta been the Atari, then. I was busy working on USAF planes during the 80's. Did have the C-64 but now can't remember the games.

Back to DR'in......
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Well, it's summer there and some of us are under...

Well, it's summer there and some of us are under snow. After the worst drought in 100 years, it's been raining here for 2 days. :D

Re young: I'll pull out my Commodor 64 and shame you at Pong...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
While looking at the DR today, I noticed the...

While looking at the DR today, I noticed the Wombat staring at me. Things I noticed.

1. They put the drain plug directly above a frame cross member. :huh
2. The foot pegs are adjustable fore and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Missed this post so pardon the duplication. :D

Missed this post so pardon the duplication. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
I'm looking at page 2-8 so I'd be interested to...

I'm looking at page 2-8 so I'd be interested to see the pics. I guess since it starts with "Keep the motorcycle upright, supported by jack or wooden block" and doesn't say "set on sidestand" when...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
K - the manual says at the beginning of the oil...

K - the manual says at the beginning of the oil change sequence: Keep the motorcycle upright... It doesn't specify that during filling/checking the level.

Start up the engine an allow it to run...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Site glass - run the engine for 3 mins or so -...

Site glass - run the engine for 3 mins or so - turn off - at about 1 min, pull the bike level and look at site glass to check for level - 'tween the 2 lines is good.

I'm usually close to the top...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
I just run higher pressures and deal with a...

I just run higher pressures and deal with a little deflection and maybe less traction.....and stay away from those pokey things as best I can. I've had one trail flat - which I didn't just say cuz...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By TrophyHunter
Sounds like you'll be busy but if you make it to...

Sounds like you'll be busy but if you make it to San Diego area, I'd be glad to suggest routes or lead you astray.

Have fun!
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
Ditto. Used a couple wraps of electrical tape on...

Ditto. Used a couple wraps of electrical tape on the clutch side.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 102,104
Views: 19,949,568
Posted By TrophyHunter
That's what I use, along with others. I figure...

That's what I use, along with others. I figure if it holds air, it's good. I don't get worked up on heavy duty, natural rubber, etc. The '73 Hodaka I bought had original tires & tubes which held...
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