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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-11-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,915
Posted By 'Rett Butler
FYI, they can now be purchased individually as...

FYI, they can now be purchased individually as R1200GS parts. I just got one today for $11.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
They have fantastic coverage. I've run street...

They have fantastic coverage. I've run street bike Eclipse soft luggage on it with zero fear of melting anything. They've come in handy a few times in keeping the plastic intact when the bike is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Side racks

Wish I could help with that. They came on my used '93 DR and I moved them onto the '98. I wish someone would use them as a template to fabricate more. I have lots of friends with DR350's.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Isn't it time for a photo?

Pearl Pass last August on my '98.

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo252/HondaGarrett/Motorcycles/DR350SE/Pearl_Pass_SA_Style.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I have 18k miles on the K60 front and 8k of those...

I have 18k miles on the K60 front and 8k of those with the Anakee 3 on the rear. I've ridden mostly slab including some spirited twisties in So Cal dragging my stand playing with sportbikes. I've...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Thanks for the heads up. This is confirming my...

Thanks for the heads up. This is confirming my decision to go with the K60 front/Anakee 3 rear combo I've been running on my F650GS thumper.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
It's not super urgent. Sux that the entire kick...

It's not super urgent. Sux that the entire kick lever is sold as a unit or I'd order some up.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Can someone show me their balls?

No seriously, I've added the kickstarter to my SE but the kick lever is missing the balls and spring for the lever detent. Size of balls and length of spring is also clearly needed :D

Greg...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo252/HondaGarr...

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo252/HondaGarrett/Motorcycles/DR350SE/null_zps298cec6e.jpg

This size? I know a guy on eBay used to mod the original fender/turn signal brace and it looked just...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,469
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I missed this year but I've already got my hotel...

I missed this year but I've already got my hotel booked for Barber next year. I'm hoping to ride in the trials event with my 1974 Honda TL250 that my parents bought me when I was 13 yrs old for $75....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 151,003
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Its a Pelican 1460 from Nalpak with screw hatches...

Its a Pelican 1460 from Nalpak with screw hatches and vents from West Marine.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Those are Daystars on my bike (pictured above a...

Those are Daystars on my bike (pictured above a few pages back) and I like them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,950
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Pray for snow :D

Pray for snow :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 43,807
Posted By 'Rett Butler
This was several years ago to go to a 24 hour...

This was several years ago to go to a 24 hour race 350 miles away which ended up including some pretty rutted and rocky dirt road (thanks Garmin). Glad I didn't have it sticking out the back. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I'm new to this thread but did you ever check the...

I'm new to this thread but did you ever check the contacts for the coil? Mine were loose on my '93 and drove me crazy - would run great and then not at all. Decided to sell it and after I got a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Tars N' Racks

You want a knobby on the front otherwise the bike won't want to steer in anything loose. I choose to run the MT21 cause its DOT legal but any knobby will stick pretty good on the pave and not wear...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Wheelz

I'd like a spare set of wheels but really have no need for them running the Pirelli's - they go everywhere. Google Gregory Bender (This Old Tractor) for an amazing deal on a set of wheels in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Finally got that hole filled!!!

I got the used parts from inmate several years ago and finally got around to the install. Yay reduncancy!

Damn hole:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28,695
Views: 3,517,546
Posted By 'Rett Butler
S-able Tires

I run a Pirelli MT21 on the front and a Pirelli MT43 on the back. Both are street legal and I've run them on the freeway for extended periods at 75 mph and I have no complaints off road with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 151,003
Posted By 'Rett Butler
My wiener, Anna Freud: ...

My wiener, Anna Freud:
http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo252/HondaGarrett/Anna/null_zpsc0d8541c.jpg (http://s381.photobucket.com/user/HondaGarrett/media/Anna/null_zpsc0d8541c.jpg.html)

Her...
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I want mine painted (covered) with Rhino Lining. ...

I want mine painted (covered) with Rhino Lining. It's chemical resistant.

Might be hard to do where body panels intersect without careful masking.
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,116
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I just bought an old DL1000 for the same reason. ...

I just bought an old DL1000 for the same reason. My wife rides her own bikes but there are times we want to go 2-up to save gas (economics) or to make better time (I drive a bit faster on dirt, even...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,096
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Sorry for the confusion. I searched for an old...

Sorry for the confusion. I searched for an old thread to revive rather than start a new one. I never stopped there myself because of reports that he would never part with anything & seeing rotting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I think I almost bought an orange Ducati Monster...

I think I almost bought an orange Ducati Monster from one of these fine guys a few years back. Drove up there and made him an offer but he stuck to his guns like a man and I had to walk away. He...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,096
Posted By 'Rett Butler
And now they're all gone... ...

And now they're all gone...

http://m.paysonroundup.com/news/2013/jun/30/all-bikes-all-gone/?templates=mobile
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Mine is a '69 that has been parked since '73. I...

Mine is a '69 that has been parked since '73. I got it to fire up off ether and a jumped battery so I stripped it down to the frame....

....that was almost 2 years ago :(
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By 'Rett Butler
The K1 tank (as well as the K2 tank you have)...

The K1 tank (as well as the K2 tank you have) were only made for 1 year making them much rarer than a Black Bomber. I've been hoping to catch one for my K2 on eBay but the price keeps getting too...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,453
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Barber Noob

I had a fantastic time but I'm driving next year so I can take home some of the great deals at the swap. I'm also considering taking part in the vintage trials.

Here is a link to my photobucket...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,586
Posted By 'Rett Butler
That's cause the other guys were riding in the...

That's cause the other guys were riding in the track while I was having fun in the freshy pow pow. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,586
Posted By 'Rett Butler
:D :clap :thumb ...

:D :clap :thumb

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo252/HondaGarrett/Ride_Reports/CK%20Howlin%20Sat%20C%202011/PB050786.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,354
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Yeah, I agree about small bikes but the DR 250 is...

Yeah, I agree about small bikes but the DR 250 is almost identical in every way (besides power) to a DR 350. I wouldn't say "carry it if needed", it's around 260 lbs (DR350 is 285).

For the power...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,354
Posted By 'Rett Butler
We're headed for CB in a week and bringing the DR...

We're headed for CB in a week and bringing the DR and the RMX but since my wife "doesn't do those trails" I'll probably go explore Schofield and Block & Tackle in a solo effort as well.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,518
Posted By 'Rett Butler
16" wheels? Dang it, I'm out.

16" wheels?

Dang it, I'm out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,518
Posted By 'Rett Butler
So Trail 90's aren't an unfair advantage 'cause I...

So Trail 90's aren't an unfair advantage 'cause I got one too?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By 'Rett Butler
15 years old on my '78 R80/7 having breakfast...

15 years old on my '78 R80/7 having breakfast with the folks from RPM cycles on the patio at the Rock Store is a memory I will forever cherish.

I would have liked to meet Ed - another opportunity...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I commute 70+ miles a day on my bike so I can...

I commute 70+ miles a day on my bike so I can confidently say that Phoenix drivers think that the freeway is like a line to Starbucks.

NO CUTTING!

People will intentionally slow down as to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,639
Posted By 'Rett Butler
High gas prices bring out the Noob riders....

I had a guy on a KLR pass me on the right in my lane last week only to have to nail his brakes cause there was a car 10' in front of me. I changed lanes and passed back him thinking "noob".

Then...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,832
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I finally ended up doing that going to Tucson...

I finally ended up doing that going to Tucson once. But I was on an air cooled Beemer and it was in the mid-90's (air temp). I eventually found a hole in the fence and cut through onto the access...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,456
Posted By 'Rett Butler
I doubt Arizona cares about it not being...

I doubt Arizona cares about it not being registered for awhile in CA. If you have a friend over here you could register it in Arizona for $25 (plus emissions in Maricopa) then register it back in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,898
Posted By 'Rett Butler
Yeah, and their carrot cake is pretty good...

Yeah, and their carrot cake is pretty good too...but it doesn't come close to The Haunted Hamburger's.

Ooh, another place you should check out while you're in Arizona!
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