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Forum: Parallel Universe 11-24-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,257
Posted By Machete-LC
http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab331/micgutier...

http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab331/micgutierrez/eac9137c.jpg

Above is my is my high tech version of a throttle lock. Very expensive-$1.50. Works like a charm every time my arm gets tired...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Machete-LC
Denver to El Paso?

Greetings fellow inmates,

I am considering purchasing a mountain bike off the flea market in Denver, CO. The problem is that I do not have the time right now to travel to Denver for pick up. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-12-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,125
Posted By Machete-LC
I have a 2009 and I will get 58-60 mpg on rides...

I have a 2009 and I will get 58-60 mpg on rides in the twistys/2 lane highway. If I get out on the freeway at an average speed of about 80 mph the mileage will dip to about 48 mpg. I didn't seem to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Machete-LC
The install took me about 30 minutes. Pretty...

The install took me about 30 minutes. Pretty easy, compared to the install of another company's crash bars on the wife's F650GS which required lots of bending cursing and a little blood. As per the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,838
Posted By Machete-LC
Not sure if they are the same from the f8 to the...

Not sure if they are the same from the f8 to the f12 but here are some:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=785698&highlight=f800gs
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-24-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,955
Posted By Machete-LC
Congrats! I really think you will be happy, I...

Congrats! I really think you will be happy, I love mine. Wish I could ride more and work less.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Machete-LC
Thanks for the info, like you say it definitively...

Thanks for the info, like you say it definitively is a niche bike. It really runs great but not being familiar with 2 strokes it likes to be run in the 7k RPM range. Once there it runs like a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Machete-LC
Aprilia RS125-Questions Help Please

I recently acquired a 04 Aprilia RS125 from a coworker who basically wanted it out of her garage. I have disassembled the carb, flushed the brake lines and it runs great. This bike has the full...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By Machete-LC
Great pics, nice ride! Next time you go from...

Great pics, nice ride! Next time you go from Phoenix to Flagstaff make sure you go through Sedona. The "old" highway between Sedona and Flagstaff is an amazing ride! Lots of twisties!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-19-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,955
Posted By Machete-LC
To give you some perspective, I bought my 09 with...

To give you some perspective, I bought my 09 with 3K miles for $8000.00. It had a Corbin seat, handguards, extra set of tires, touring windshield, and a tailbag.

Peace!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 535,317
Posted By Machete-LC
Hey Kyle, Actually I have a Corbin seat...

Hey Kyle,

Actually I have a Corbin seat which is much wider and feels like a taller seat to me. If I put my stock seat on I can easily flat foot the bike, with the Corbin I am on the balls of my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-06-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 535,317
Posted By Machete-LC
OEM Tall + Wunderlich Spoiler

Not sure if anyone else is running this setup but I have had great success with it. Can ride at highway speeds with the visor open, still get adequate venting. Plus with a couple of turns I can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,655
Views: 6,901,513
Posted By Machete-LC
First motorcycle Camping Trip

http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab331/micgutierrez/105_1622.jpg

http://i877.photobucket.com/albums/ab331/micgutierrez/105_1600.jpg

And finally bringing it home fully loaded!
...
Forum: Face plant 05-06-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,812
Posted By Machete-LC
Glad to hear you are on the road to recovery. I...

Glad to hear you are on the road to recovery. I live south of you a couple of hundred miles, I get cut off at least weekly by drivers on phones. Thinking about your comments about loud horns and...
Forum: Face plant 05-06-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,512
Posted By Machete-LC
Sounds like you are already sounding more...

Sounds like you are already sounding more positive. You will soon be back on you feet and riding I am sure. While it provides no consolation to say these things happen, but well they do. I know I...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,365
Posted By Machete-LC
Pm sent!

Pm sent!
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-20-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By Machete-LC
Had the same thing happen to me when I was...

Had the same thing happen to me when I was installing my Jesse Bags. Huge disappointment! I ended up trying to use a Helicoil to try and re-thread but when I tried to drill it out it just spun in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,462
Posted By Machete-LC
800gs

Looking at the previous posts I guess I was really lucky, I just bought an 09 with 2900 miles, two sets of tires, tailbag, two windscreens, and a Corbin seat for $8000. Rode it home 200 miles last...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 22,251
Posted By Machete-LC
Rear Rack

Anyone know if the subframe on the "F" model is the same as the "L" model? I want to buy a rear rack for the wifes commuter but I am having a hard time finding something that will work.

thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,143
Posted By Machete-LC
Gila Riding

The route you chose in the Gila is beautiful. I try to spend as much time as possible in the Gila during the early fall because that is when it is at it's best due to the "monsoon" season. In...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14,510
Views: 2,109,211
Posted By Machete-LC
XR's only lowing link $60

I have a Xr250/xr400 lowering link that I never used. It is new, but I took it out of the plastic wrap as you can see by the picture. I would trade for a shark fin (rear disk break guard), if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14,510
Views: 2,109,211
Posted By Machete-LC
DR350SE 1998 in Las Cruces, NM

I am selling my wife's DR. She decided she wanted something smaller that was offroad only. So....I will consider trades on an XR 250 or maybe something simular. This bike only has 4300 miles and it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,396
Posted By Machete-LC
Question Ebay rack and Happy Trails?

Greetings,

I was wondering if the happy trails panniers work with the ebay rack? From the pics on the happy trails site it looks like they should bolt right up.

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24,986
Views: 2,979,746
Posted By Machete-LC
97 Dr

I found a really clean bike in a local motorcycle graveyard. Bike is pretty much complete with the exception of rear turn signals, a dent on the stock tank, and a softball sized hole in the the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24,986
Views: 2,979,746
Posted By Machete-LC
DR350 Engine case

I have a dr650 and my wife currently is riding a yamaha xr350. I have heard many times that the dr350 has better power, suspension, e-start, etc. Now getting to the meat of my question. I found a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,107,396
Posted By Machete-LC
Pipe and Carb

I am looking to put an aftermarket pipe on my 03 dr650 and complete the proper jetting to make it really run. Any suggestions? Right now it runs well but, I do feel some hesitation during...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,169
Posted By Machete-LC
Is this bike still available?? I am in Las...

Is this bike still available?? I am in Las Cruces and I am interested in this bike for my wife. Will send a PM.
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