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Forum: Road Warriors 05-23-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 413,038
Posted By Lee Dodge
5"8" 30" inseam coming from a DL650. There is...

5"8" 30" inseam coming from a DL650. There is major difference in feel due to the low cg. One of the reasons I sold the DL is it was just too top heavy. The NC feels 100 lbs lighter. Especially...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Lee Dodge
I believe its for the unused hole in the shock...

I believe its for the unused hole in the shock after you lower it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4,543
Views: 887,208
Posted By Lee Dodge
I would suggest a set of stiffer fork springs....

I would suggest a set of stiffer fork springs. The stock springs give a rough ride because they are progressive and too soft. They blow through their travel way too easy. Sonic Springs is one source....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,543
Views: 887,208
Posted By Lee Dodge
Yes, but not as far due to the concern of the...

Yes, but not as far due to the concern of the lower triple hitting the ABS brake line junction. It also depends if you have a fork brace. The safest way would be to pull the fork springs and compress...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4,543
Views: 887,208
Posted By Lee Dodge
The stability in the wind problem has a simple...

The stability in the wind problem has a simple solution. Just drop the the forks in the triple clamps a bit. Its a known issue due to the aerodynamics of the strom. You can search for more details on...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-05-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,415
Posted By Lee Dodge
Another vote for the cbx ...

Another vote for the cbx

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTcA6DIeAyI
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Lee Dodge
The upper triple clamp from the dl650 should fit...

The upper triple clamp from the dl650 should fit and is a solid mount. The handlebar mounts are cast right into it. No slop. I had an 05 dl650 and wanted to try the 1000 upper triple to reduce...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,578
Posted By Lee Dodge
More detail when zoomed out. That is my biggest...

More detail when zoomed out. That is my biggest wish and the reason why I haven't purchased a Zumo 660 or 590.

Show him this thread http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=813689
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 59,342
Posted By Lee Dodge
Uh, no. Shock reservoir on the wrong side. Side...

Uh, no. Shock reservoir on the wrong side. Side covers different, fuel tank different.. Looks like a wr250f to me.
Forum: Road Warriors 11-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,859
Posted By Lee Dodge
I recently test rode a Tiger 800xc, a 2014 DL650,...

I recently test rode a Tiger 800xc, a 2014 DL650, and an NC700x back to back. The DL felt the tallest and the most top heavy. The NC was really surprising in how light and maneuverable it feels at...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,216
Posted By Lee Dodge
Their info says it complies SAE J581 which is the...

Their info says it complies SAE J581 which is the fog light specifications. It would probably make a poor low beam. Fogs usually put too much light in the foreground not enough in the distance to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,817
Posted By Lee Dodge
Uh, if it was me, I'd ship the bike. This is a...

Uh, if it was me, I'd ship the bike. This is a life threatening trip with the current weather situation.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
Payment sent

Payment sent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
dr650 rack

I'll take the rack. PM sent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
07 dr650

SOLD

07 DR650 with about 10k miles. Stock condition except for Seat Concepts seat and centerstand. New battery. Asking $2900. Would be interested in an NC700x if you are looking to sell.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By Lee Dodge
WR250R/X. Freaky smooth at highway speed. There...

WR250R/X. Freaky smooth at highway speed. There were other things I didn't like about it but engine vibration wasn't one of them.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
05 dl650

Price dropped to $4200.


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24538688#post24538688
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-22-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4,543
Views: 887,208
Posted By Lee Dodge
I've been struggling with this issue also. I've...

I've been struggling with this issue also. I've been able to make some improvements. The thing that made the biggest difference so far is reposition the bars closer to me up and so that there is as...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
If there wasn't that pesky lake between us that...

If there wasn't that pesky lake between us that would be worth coming to check out. GLWS
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
Wtb dr650

Now that I sold my TW200 I'm looking to a buy a nice DR650 in the SE Wisconsin area. Prefer something close to stock. Looking to spend in the area of $3000 or less. What ya got?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 489,953
Posted By Lee Dodge
[QUOTE=bladed101;24259411]Here is my setup. ...

[QUOTE=bladed101;24259411]Here is my setup.

http://i915.photobucket.com/albums/ac351/bladed101/Bikes/31ECD3FA-C3FE-45AC-8C02-8B743955630F.jpg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,956
Posted By Lee Dodge
I've lowered the pegs on mine and use the factory...

I've lowered the pegs on mine and use the factory gel seat which raises you up a bit. If you are worried about dragging the pegs I would add Soupy's adjustable shock links in place of the stock ones....
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Lee Dodge
http://www.amazon.com/Rust-Oleum-7886830-Appliance...

http://www.amazon.com/Rust-Oleum-7886830-Appliance-Enamel-12-Ounce/dp/B0009XEL3U

After reading the reviews it looks like UV exposure could be an issue.
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Lee Dodge
You could also check your local hardware store...

You could also check your local hardware store for appliance enamel. Its an epoxy paint. I'd guess its similar to the PJ1 stuff. It cures slowly, but after a week or more becomes really tough.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,112
Posted By Lee Dodge
I don't have a picture but its just a hole...

I don't have a picture but its just a hole drilled straight down through the center bolt that holds it all together.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,543
Views: 887,208
Posted By Lee Dodge
Cogent makes a nice shock for the DL

Cogent makes a nice shock for the DL
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,661
Posted By Lee Dodge
I'm pretty sure the mileage is not stored in the...

I'm pretty sure the mileage is not stored in the cluster. I beleive it may be stored in the body control module (BCM)
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 1,361,499
Posted By Lee Dodge
I'm curious, do you know how much it weighs now?

I'm curious, do you know how much it weighs now?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,488
Posted By Lee Dodge
I bought a WR250 to replace a DR650. Sold it...

I bought a WR250 to replace a DR650. Sold it shortly afterwards. I just couldn't get used to the lack of torque. The motor makes a lot of power for a 250 and is very smooth but you have to rev it all...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Lee Dodge
Look into the Ski Doo Modular 2. It has fighter...

Look into the Ski Doo Modular 2. It has fighter pilot style face mask that vents to the outside. Works good. I like mine.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
What's it say? (yes I'm color blind)

What's it say? (yes I'm color blind)
Forum: Road Warriors 06-26-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 156,370
Posted By Lee Dodge
I can't really think of anything in particular....

I can't really think of anything in particular. They are pretty much bulletproof. Just verify condition and maintenance like you would any other bike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 22,309
Posted By Lee Dodge
9ish is a good time. Starts to clear out for...

9ish is a good time. Starts to clear out for Leland around 11am. You can throw a rock from one end of Pine Bluff to the other. You won't miss it.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-24-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lee Dodge
I had a 2730 and replaced it with a Garmin Nuvi...

I had a 2730 and replaced it with a Garmin Nuvi 550. I wish I had kept the 2730. They are great units.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
DR650SE DR650 Wheels

I have a set of wheels that fit a 96-2013 DR650. Both have rotors and the rear has the cush drive and sprocket included. I don't really want to ship these so hopefully someone local wants to pick up....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
EBC DR650 320mm Supermoto brake kit

ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD.




Also have this in the flea market.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=877619

Fits the 96-present DR650SE
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,890
Views: 837,439
Posted By Lee Dodge
Corbin Seat for V Strom

For sale in the big flea market. If someone local wants it you could pick it up and save the shipping. $375 plus shipping.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21147502#post21147502
...
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,496
Posted By Lee Dodge
PIAA is overpriced poor quality junk. Their main...

PIAA is overpriced poor quality junk. Their main product is hype. Don't waste your money.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-15-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,046
Posted By Lee Dodge
Yup, garage ikebana. ...

Yup, garage ikebana.


...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-04-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 212,686
Posted By Lee Dodge
Yamaha WR250X. I read the big thread about what a...

Yamaha WR250X. I read the big thread about what a wonderful bike it was and the amazing motor. I wound up hating the motor. It had no torque. You had to wring its neck all the time to make any...
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