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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,456
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Posted By ZBone
On the drive home today the missus told me she...

On the drive home today the missus told me she wants to get rid of her DR-Z400S and get a Ducati Scrambler. Anyone interested in a $10,000 DRZ...?:ear

In all seriousness, if any of you are looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
As long as I am around I am definitely in for a...

As long as I am around I am definitely in for a night ride. I'm sure I'll be fine with my stock headlight...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
Hey guys, I have a 1982 Honda XL500R I'm looking...

Hey guys, I have a 1982 Honda XL500R I'm looking to part ways with this summer. Haven't started it since last year but it ran last fall. Bought it for $800 and looking to sell it for $500. I'm not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
Haha as much as I'd love to get rained on again,...

Haha as much as I'd love to get rained on again, I won't be able to make it this week.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
I had a great time riding with you fellas! Sunday...

I had a great time riding with you fellas! Sunday was arguably the better day to ride... but it was nice to get out and brave the elements. Hopefully we can do it again soon!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-23-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
I'm game.

I'm game.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-23-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 145,467
Posted By ZBone
Good call on a cheap truck/trailer for the sake...

Good call on a cheap truck/trailer for the sake of my rubber. A trailer would probably pay for itself in extra miles on the tires in a few seasons.

The 650 is a GS so no worries on the tag there....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 145,467
Posted By ZBone
Ok, awesome. That's what I had heard but I wanted...

Ok, awesome. That's what I had heard but I wanted a second data point.

I'll definitely end up plating the bike. I like to ride CO and have family in northern Michigan and being able to connect...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 145,467
Posted By ZBone
Well, I'm glad to hear that because that's pretty...

Well, I'm glad to hear that because that's pretty much what I'm banking on! I hardly traveled to Arkansas when I lived there but I'm excited to ride the 650 out and see what it has to offer!

Was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-21-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 145,467
Posted By ZBone
Hey fellas, I'm a Normanite who has been...

Hey fellas,

I'm a Normanite who has been living out of state for the last 6 years. I got into ADV riding but will be moving back this fall and the prospects for proper ADV riding are pretty bleak...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 627,346
Posted By ZBone
Awesome. That's the information I've been looking...

Awesome. That's the information I've been looking for. I've read so many people talk about how bad it could be that I certainly have gotten in my own way. Thanks for sharing your experience with the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,936
Views: 627,346
Posted By ZBone
Hey ladies and gents, I've been lurking...

Hey ladies and gents,

I've been lurking through this thread and tossing around the idea of picking up a 350 EXC some time after the summer. My biggest concern is the maintenance it may or may not...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-04-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 107,007
Posted By ZBone
And we have a winner.

And we have a winner.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-04-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 107,007
Posted By ZBone
Haha I appreciate it. Time to buy an Enduro and...

Haha I appreciate it. Time to buy an Enduro and dip my toes into cross country races. Plus, I'll be 8 hours from CO which I am excited for. I can't decide on whether to ride the DRZ or the 650...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-04-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 107,007
Posted By ZBone
Ha I'm in WV. This will be my last year here...

Ha I'm in WV. This will be my last year here though. I'm moving to Oklahoma in the fall. What bike are you taking down?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-02-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 107,007
Posted By ZBone
I'm in for camping. I missed BYOB last year but I...

I'm in for camping. I missed BYOB last year but I hope to see some of the lovely FFs I met in 2013. :beer
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
I know... After Colorado/Utah I took a trip to...

I know... After Colorado/Utah I took a trip to Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine with my lady and since then I haven't even looked at my bike.

The trip out west was good. The guy on the KTM 1190 smashed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11,456
Views: 681,211
Posted By ZBone
Is this one of you FFs? ...

Is this one of you FFs?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/16/979c8c4dcdef106d42d3b98e437ba34b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
I've had no starting issues whatsoever other than...

I've had no starting issues whatsoever other than this screen flashing. It's been doing it for weeks now so I don't think it would be a dead battery.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Alright, I finally got a chance to get a picture...

Alright, I finally got a chance to get a picture of the error message I'm getting. When I turn the bike on it flashes ABS and then this pops up:...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Haha yea... a couple good drops in the rain. One...

Haha yea... a couple good drops in the rain. One guy busted his brand new KTM 1190 on the first day. Mud... lots of mud. All in the adventure though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Sorry, I haven't gotten back with the numbers....

Sorry, I haven't gotten back with the numbers. Trip ending up being a success and now I'm traveling for a wedding. When I finally get back to the bike I'll post up the numbers and see if they...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
I noticed yesterday that my trip odometer/clock...

I noticed yesterday that my trip odometer/clock had reset but didn't think much of it. Later when I went to start the bike the display flashes "ABS" and then a handful of numbers. Any idea as to what...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Here's a few pics from the Colorado trip so far: ...

Here's a few pics from the Colorado trip so far:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/09/bbb1613589b5009e04dad4c1b18a2950.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
That would make sense though. Everything is...

That would make sense though. Everything is backwards in the southern hemisphere... :evil
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Yep. I'll be camping and cooking (read: boiling)...

Yep. I'll be camping and cooking (read: boiling) a good amount. I figure one gallon plus what's left after the reserve light comes on will be more than enough gas to get me out of wherever I might...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Bike prep is almost done for Colorado and Utah....

Bike prep is almost done for Colorado and Utah. All that's left is to find that bolt for the foot peg bracket.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/02/14849ce76da5f7aba2a878a270f6a2ea.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
What site are you getting that from, Windowto?

What site are you getting that from, Windowto?
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
I just noticed that my right foot peg bracket...

I just noticed that my right foot peg bracket (brake side) is missing one of the three bolts that holds it in place. Anyone (read: Wayne) have any idea what the dimensions of that bolt are?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
Is he riding the exact same bike or do you both...

Is he riding the exact same bike or do you both have 650s? I'm honestly just curious at this point. You keep talking about rallying and racing... Those aren't circumstance that are a reasonable data...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
But we haven't figured out who can piss the...

But we haven't figured out who can piss the furthest yet... :cry

In all seriousness, I'm doing a trip through Colorado and Utah starting a week from Sunday. I'll be carrying a Great Basin bag...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
Ah, an engineer. No wonder you're such a pain in...

Ah, an engineer. No wonder you're such a pain in the ass. I guess your problem is more a literacy issue then. I never claimed 70 mpg. My only point is that any mileage below 55 mpg indicates to me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
Woooaaah. 40 years ago you raced motocross?...

Woooaaah. 40 years ago you raced motocross? Excuse me while I collect my jaw from the floor... Oh wait, that's right. I'm not your grandkids and I don't care what you used to do.

Either way you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Nice! Glad it worked out! Are you mounting that...

Nice! Glad it worked out! Are you mounting that Rotopax to it?
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
Yea, thats all well and good but if someone is...

Yea, thats all well and good but if someone is getting 40mpg either they are mathematically challenged or there are other issues which need to be discussed. I don't claim to believe that a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,032
Views: 664,149
Posted By ZBone
Just flat out not true. I averaged 55mpg on the...

Just flat out not true. I averaged 55mpg on the Washington Back Country Discover Route and guarantee I ride more aggressively than you. Nothing personal, but I'm 27 and act my age. If you ride the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
I was looking at an AltRider until I realized it...

I was looking at an AltRider until I realized it would probably interfere with my Giant Loop Great Basin bag.

http://www.altrider.com/altrider-luggage-rack-for-the-bmw-g-650-gs/pid/1207/cid/14
...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,480
Posted By ZBone
http://www.jivacubes.com Going this way on...

http://www.jivacubes.com

Going this way on an upcoming lightweight trip.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8,883
Views: 1,254,312
Posted By ZBone
Ok, that's what I'll do then. Thanks for sharing...

Ok, that's what I'll do then. Thanks for sharing the info!
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