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Forum: Beasts 03-01-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 69,862
Posted By JediBri
I ordered my Super Tenere (Raven) today. It's...

I ordered my Super Tenere (Raven) today. It's going to be a really slow two months...

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44,188
Views: 8,460,359
Posted By JediBri
Hi Bash3r, The following shops have decent...

Hi Bash3r,

The following shops have decent accessory departments:

Fay Myers is on the south side near Arapahoe Rd and I25.

http://www.faymyers.com/

Sun Honda is on the north side near...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,055
Posted By JediBri
Sorry that I forgot to update this thread... I...

Sorry that I forgot to update this thread... I GOT MY WRR BACK!

Last Friday evening I got a call from the Colorado Springs Police saying that they recovered my bike and I was able to pick it up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,055
Posted By JediBri
Thanks to all for keeping an eye out and also for...

Thanks to all for keeping an eye out and also for the advice... I've never had to deal with anything like this before.

I'll be stopping by the local Yamaha dealers tomorrow to let them know the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,055
Posted By JediBri
Cry My WR250R was stolen today in Colorado Springs...

My 2010 Yamaha WR250R was stolen today near Union and Academy. I was running errands and had it parked outside of an office building with the steering lock engaged... I was only away from it for 9-10...
Forum: Vendors 01-30-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,124
Posted By JediBri
Email sent :D Brian

Email sent :D

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 38,496
Posted By JediBri
Merry Christmas and GOD bless! ...

Merry Christmas and GOD bless!

http://jedibri.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250R/IMG2588/748260384_v6bRz-XL.jpg

http://jedibri.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250R/IMG2582/748260071_RSyLy-XL.jpg

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 97,179
Views: 18,386,455
Posted By JediBri
+1 on the casting marks. My XR650L was covered in...

+1 on the casting marks. My XR650L was covered in them...

http://jedibri.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/XR650L/IMG1452/740373078_afXV5-XL.jpg

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21,928
Views: 2,624,931
Posted By JediBri
Nice XRR you have there RideFreak! I'm interested...

Nice XRR you have there RideFreak! I'm interested in your license plate mount as I need to redo mine, or at least add a brace to keep the plate up and out of the way of the rear wheel. Right now I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44,188
Views: 8,460,359
Posted By JediBri
Thanks Kyns!!!

Thanks Kyns!!!
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 44,188
Views: 8,460,359
Posted By JediBri
When replacing the WR250R oil filter, is there a...

When replacing the WR250R oil filter, is there a specific way you're supposed to install the filter other than having the opening facing outwards? I just noticed in the manual that there looks to be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,593
Posted By JediBri
58... I read a post recently (I think on...

58...

I read a post recently (I think on ADVrider) about someone asking a regional Yamaha rep and the rep said Yamaha is already working on the 450cc version but that they were running into...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,643
Posted By JediBri
Nice bike! I love my 08 CRF450R... I went a...

Nice bike! I love my 08 CRF450R... I went a couple of years without a hardcore MX bike recently and really missed it. Is the X fuel injected?

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By JediBri
Yeah, sweet ride Gene! GOD's speed on your...

Yeah, sweet ride Gene! GOD's speed on your recovery... At least the timing is good season-wise.

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 74,447
Views: 7,785,212
Posted By JediBri
Funny you mention this... My 2007 XRL seemed...

Funny you mention this...

My 2007 XRL seemed to like the valves adjusted on the tighter side. I'd get a ticking (or chattering) noise if I didn't adjust them tight enough so that there was...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,901
Posted By JediBri
Glad you saw that coming... I was going to say it...

Glad you saw that coming... I was going to say it looks like a nasty accident waiting to happen.

Nice bike!

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By JediBri
The 2010s are out now...

The 2010 models are out now, at least some have popped up here in CO. I picked up my 2010 WR250R last Tuesday (I paid $6200 for it before tax).

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By JediBri
Dupont Teflon Multiuse Lubricant- BMW of Denver...

Dupont Teflon Multiuse Lubricant- BMW of Denver introduced me to it and its awesome. Doesn't attract dirt or fling off :deal

I hear you can buy it at Lowes.

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44,188
Views: 8,460,359
Posted By JediBri
Note to self... put tools back on bike. The...

Note to self... put tools back on bike.

The locals shops had been sold out of WR250Rs for the last couple months, so I went to Denver last Saturday. Two different shops up there told me the 2010s...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44,188
Views: 8,460,359
Posted By JediBri
Meet my new 2010 WR250R! I've been wanting one of...

Meet my new 2010 WR250R! I've been wanting one of these for quite some time. I don't have many miles on her yet but think she's going to be a really fun bike!
...
Forum: Beasts 10-03-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,873
Posted By JediBri
I too usually shift my F800GS around...

I too usually shift my F800GS around 4500-5000rpm. What impresses me is how comfortable the bike is in the higher rpm range (above 5000rpm).

Brian
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 2,509,733
Posted By JediBri
Sorry Wildman, I don't understand the question....

Sorry Wildman, I don't understand the question. That's a picture of a road in Mammoth Cave National Park. The other two were taken in the same area but just outside of the park. Those Kentucky...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 2,509,733
Posted By JediBri
That's some funny stuff :lol2 Here are a few...

That's some funny stuff :lol2

Here are a few shots of Kentucky back roads from a recent trip I took on the F800GS. The bike did great! (2,962 miles).
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74,447
Views: 7,785,212
Posted By JediBri
Make sure you are adjusting the valves at the...

Make sure you are adjusting the valves at the correct top dead center. There is slight play in the rocker at the correct TDC (as opposed to no play at all at the wrong TDC).

Sorry to hear you're...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 2,509,733
Posted By JediBri
I believe BMW changed the fronk brake resevoir...

I believe BMW changed the fronk brake resevoir for late production 09s (like my May 09 bike).

Brian
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By JediBri
I got the bike back yesterday. The service writer...

I got the bike back yesterday. The service writer told me that the fuel pump came apart and clogged one of the injectors. They replaced the fuel pump and both injectors under warranty.

When I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By JediBri
Here's a pic of them mounted: ...

Here's a pic of them mounted:

http://jedibri.smugmug.com/photos/639539910_m6bQ6-L.jpg

Brian
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By JediBri
Here you go 3rdGear. I just got my F800GS back...

Here you go 3rdGear. I just got my F800GS back from a week long stay at the dealer (warranty issue with the fuel pump and one of the injectors) and had them install the Vario side bags while it was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,675
Views: 2,509,733
Posted By JediBri
AutoArt Minature

I bough mine here for $85 USD:

http://www.diecastnow.com/motorcycle/diecast-10007.htm

The detail is incredible!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/612682659_Y22xK-L.jpg

Brian
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-01-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 193,203
Posted By JediBri
My new F800GS is currently in for warranty...

My new F800GS is currently in for warranty repairs and they didn't ask me to pay for anything up front. Heck, I didn't even have to sign my name when BMW Roadside Assistance had it towed 60 miles.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-31-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By JediBri
Hi Elwood, I 'hear' oil changes are really...

Hi Elwood,

I 'hear' oil changes are really easy but I haven't done my own yet. I also hear checking the valves is easy but not so much if they need adjustment.

I did buy the F800 Service DVD...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By JediBri
Sorry ScottB- I don't mean to hijack your thread....

Sorry ScottB- I don't mean to hijack your thread.

Hi V8. Yep, I've been riding in Colorado for almost 30 years and have taken my 450cc class MX bikes on nasty single track. However they do spend...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-29-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By JediBri
kudos to BMW Roadside Assistance

I've got to say that I'm pretty impressed with BMW Roadside Assistance. I was planning on riding the bike down to the dealer this morning to check her in, but my F800 was back to running poorly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By JediBri
new F800GS running on one cylinder?

My new (650 miles) F800GS was giving me trouble earlier tonight. I went for a short ride before dinner, stopped to take a few pictures and then when I went to restart the bike it didn't want to idle....
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By JediBri
Yep, I'd get a 650cc single like mentioned...

Yep, I'd get a 650cc single like mentioned above... either the DR650 or XR650L (or KLR650 but I've never personally been a fan). I rode an XR650L for a couple years and loved it. It was super easy to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 537
Views: 215,396
Posted By JediBri
Yeah David, glad to hear you walked away from...

Yeah David, glad to hear you walked away from that one okay!



TreeFarmer, if you go with the Wunderlich bars, and if you already have a centerstand, you will need to remove the centerstand...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By JediBri
Brilliant!!! Thanks guys!

Brilliant!!! Thanks guys!
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By JediBri
Any tips for applying carbon fiber 'decal'?

A couple of weeks ago I ordered some protection bits for my new F800GS and I've got everything installed (Wunderlich/H&B Adv Crashbars, Wunderlich Extreme Skidplate and H&B Headlight Guard) except...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By JediBri
Thanks Nathan!

Thanks Nathan!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,792
Posted By JediBri
Just curious, is that 29.5 ft/lb for this bolt? I...

Just curious, is that 29.5 ft/lb for this bolt? I just installed Wunderlich bars and the instructions didn't include torque values.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/627878380_ZgsLA-M.jpg

Brian
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