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Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-13-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,953
Posted By JagLite
Question Finished

I am sure glad you made it! :clap

Are we going to get a day by day ride report of the good, bad and ugly?
What you would do differently next time and what recommendations you can give to others...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bajaworx screen

I have the Bajaworx Rallye screen on my bike and it works great. :clap

Obviously you didn't read the instructions on how to clean it. :deal :eek1

It is made of polycarbonate (Lexan is the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Softy

Just needs to be wrapped with black Gorilla Duct Tape and they will be good for a year or two. :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Question Hmmmmm....

Wouldn't it be more important to line up the center of the rear rim on the center line of the front wheel?

You had to align the chain so the rear sprocket is in line with the counter shaft...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Well traveled Harley?

I think 610,000 kilometers should be considered "well traveled".
http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/forwood/index.shtml
Peter and Kay Forwood are amazing. :clap

Talk about adventure riders! ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 2015 dr

I bet we won't get the new cartridge forks like the guys down under will with their lower tail lights. :1drink

Wait a minute, maybe Suzuki is buying DDC's from Rick at Cogent and installing them...
Forum: Alaska 09-06-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Amazing 3 seconds!

What a funny post!

Has nothing to do with trains but it sure makes me smile to watch them :lol3:eek1

I bet that girl was hurting after that move.
Bike on her legs and head smacking the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,709
Views: 1,325,468
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Outside!

Fantastic action shots!

Excellent angle that really conveys the speed.

I like pictures from the outside of the corners.

Beautiful photography as always. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-05-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 49,209
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Art!

Looking sooooooo sweet! :clap
Forum: Alaska 09-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Riding the rails

Exciting short video:

http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/for-gods-sake-dont-ride-your-klr-on-train-tracks-1631032398/+pgeorge

(sorry, I don't know how to link a video)

Don't worry, there is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,953
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Alcan

Well?

We are waiting for the whole story

August 18-26 has come and gone...

What happened? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By JagLite
Eek Stolen

Great starting prevention methods.

What about the old pickup truck with 3 strong dudes that stop beside your parked bikes and just toss them in the bed of the truck and drive off?
Gone in 10...
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dippity-doo

I haven't used it yet, just reading of others experiences with it.
I like that it is not permanent and can be removed.
Which means it can also be peeled off by things other than fingers...
Sort of...
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Drifter

Sure you can see a picture!



How's this one?



http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Miscellaneous/NortonAce.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,245
Views: 3,313,187
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Great shot!

Beautiful picture
And you shot it? Wow
Was it a surprise to see it here?
Or not see it actually since all I could do is post the link... :wink:

As far as I can remember, that is the first K...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,245
Views: 3,313,187
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 BMW K Series Cafe'?

I don't know how to copy a picture from a video but there is a great side profile shot at 2.00, maybe someone else knows how?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fU6eHCfb9ww&feature=em-uploademail
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Trials and tribulations

I have a Shinko 244 on my DR now in fact.
It's pretty good for all around but I wouldn't rave about it like many do who run real trials tread tires.
Could be the rubber of course.
I imagine the...
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Talking Really?

Well, now it is more about honoring my commitment to purchase.

Once I pay for shipping to CA the price will be in line with similar condition bikes on the west coast.

When I actually get to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Trial by trials

Front for a small bike.

But, maybe two of them with two tubes mounted on the DR rear wheel?

A dualie dual sport! :lol3

Who wants to be the first?
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Shipping quotes compared

In case you wonder what some of the various companies quotes were

The crate quote: Packing Service, Inc. Crating Quote


Rates from FL to AK


Carlile:
Crated bike
Forum: Alaska 08-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Eek The horror!!!!!!!

I actually considered posting an offer for a fly and ride but...

Yes, I signed up with U-Ship and had several shippers want to take my bike.
I had it listed to ship to AK, and then to CA....
Forum: Alaska 08-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By JagLite
Eek Shiping a bike to Alaska? Horror story

Well, not exactly a horror story, the only victim that is slashed to pieces, is my wallet... :eek1

Read on if you dare! :evil

I have been wanting to buy a '99 Kawasaki Drifter 1500 for more...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Rear trials tire

I have searched and been unable to find any rear trials tires other than 18"

I think they are all 4.00/18 too, no fat tire options for our porkers.

I think I would like a 180/17 for my DR so it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,170
Views: 2,399,633
Posted By JagLite
Eek The rest of the story

Actually this is just a residential neighborhood above Lahaina (one of many) where they direct everyone along the ocean to go if there is a tsunami warning.
It really is a dead end street.

All...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Intersting!

Very interesting!
I don't see how we could use them to lift a bike though.
It looks like you need to be able to brace your hands against what you are lifting.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-24-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 49,209
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dual mufflers

Excellent!

I made a tool tube for my DR650 using a second muffler shell the same way and it looks and works great.

I always look forward to your progress reports :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Interesting idea. Give it a try and let us...

Interesting idea.
Give it a try and let us know. :ear

I don't think the leverage angle will be enough if you have to keep your feet on the wheel(s) to stop them from sliding.

I picture the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 That's odd because I bought just the adapter...

That's odd because I bought just the adapter plate a couple weeks ago from Procycle.
I wanted the option to use either the 35/40 or 29 Suzuki mufflers on my own mid pipe.
I think it was $20.

To...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,170
Views: 2,399,633
Posted By JagLite
Eek Dead end?

On vacation, Maui

http://i1020.photobucket.com/albums/af325/JagLite/Odds%20-%20Ends/EvacuationRoute_zpsb29087f4.jpg...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-23-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 49,209
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Skinny!

The pictures don't do justice to how much difference there is I bet.

Excellent work Sir!

I would have chosen to use the pretty Elf (Liv?) to model the seat after though. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 08-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,245
Views: 3,313,187
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Bikes

Yes, we all have our opinions and some can't agree on what makes a bike a cafe' racer, and that's ok with me.
I love 'em all.

Well, there have been a few ugly ducklings posted along the way...
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-22-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 208,082
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Second again!

Nah, not 205, you beat me though :clap
Nice short write up.
Funny how dumb the comments are from people who know nothing about bikes.
Sure, a Grom will cruise at 75 loaded down no problem... ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,245
Views: 3,313,187
Posted By JagLite
Thumb Not a cafe'

I thoroughly agree!
A beautiful bike that would be a blast to ride.

However, it is not a cafe' bike.
It is a street tracker and very well done.
It should be posted in the flat track and street...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-21-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,623
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Dual Mufflers Tool Tube

Here is the thread on my tool tube:
http://drriders.com/topic11228.html

It has worked out very well and I am quite happy with it.
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,911
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Wow!

That's amazing!

You got that machine up the trail? :eek1

No other way to get there I know, so that is quite an accomplishment. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 98,410
Views: 18,748,519
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Strippers

I stripped my second DR down... a lot. :wink:
Here is the build thread to give you some ideas:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=857154

If you can still ride the bike without...
Forum: Alaska 08-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,911
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Mine Trial ride

Bobby the biker dog and I rode the mine trail again this past weekend (8/10/14) and the weather cooperated this time.

NO snow :clap

A fun trail with a variety of surfaces and switchbacks.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 Weighty discussion

Excellent description of your bike weight modifications.

I particularly like the emphasis on weight distribution as it is a pet peeve of mine.
Far too many riders carry weight high on the rear of...
Forum: Alaska 08-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By JagLite
Pissed Argh!

Every year I plan to attend :clap

Every year I can't be there :cry

Please everybody take lots of pictures and post them... Here? :lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,163,090
Posted By JagLite
Cool2 My Sunshine

She rode her own Honda 80 to high school, then didn't ride for many years.

After we got married she enjoyed riding pillion but would often fall asleep. :eek1

After 25 years of marriage she...
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