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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 110,991
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Posted By acesandeights
You can contact Derek at Moto Lab in Redwood...

You can contact Derek at Moto Lab in Redwood City. He will have any parts available you need.

Direct: 650 363 0535
inquire@moto-lab.com

You can also check this thread:

...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
About a hundred dollars.

About a hundred dollars.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By acesandeights
I think it's important for the elected officials...

I think it's important for the elected officials to know of the dissatisfaction from the voters. If one of your representatives was on the House Joint Ways and Means Committee please write them an...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By acesandeights
Barkbuster VPS are good.

Barkbuster VPS are good.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Thumb :freaky

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Maybe you should re-read my post. For $750-$1000...

Maybe you should re-read my post. For $750-$1000 you can have Emulators, which are adjustable AND a rear shock shaft assembly with custom damping with compression and rebound adjustment. So, you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Yes, I'd say you at least want springs to address...

Yes, I'd say you at least want springs to address your weight, but if the springs are alright you can get cartridge Emulators, Intimators or DDC for ~$170 to address the front end. A Gold Valve for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By acesandeights
It seems the newer KLRs are coming with a high...

It seems the newer KLRs are coming with a high tech Rubbermaid Action Packer. :D

No joke, every KLR I've seen lately has a milk crate or action packer. I don't ride a KLR, but really appreciate...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By acesandeights
A car.

A car.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,409
Posted By acesandeights
I realize you're likely not too close now, but...

I realize you're likely not too close now, but 234 actually comes out about two miles north of Eagle Point and within a few hundred yards from the best Mexican restaurant in So. Oregon.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
Suzuki as an example, net motorcycle sales...

Suzuki as an example, net motorcycle sales decreased by 16 billion yen (almost $130 million US dollars). The motorcycle division had a net operating loss for last year.

They are a billion dollar...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
A stick of Wrigleys.

A stick of Wrigleys.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Seat Concepts Low Seat - For Sale

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1072869

I have a SC Low Seat available. The price is negotiable. It's more comfortable than the stock seat, but I'm considering selling the bike or...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
The DR was used as a pre-runner, but not as a...

The DR was used as a pre-runner, but not as a race bike. I guess not being Suzuki sponsored rider they'd pre-run with it but not race it.

Not too long ago a privateer used a DR650 to race the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
When you run out of gas have you opened the gas...

When you run out of gas have you opened the gas cap and heard any noise, like gremlins taking a deep breath or sigh of relief?
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
Interesting. I guess that's why the tall seat and...

Interesting. I guess that's why the tall seat and lower pegs is so popular with the DR crowd. You can even buy a "kit" with tall bars and lower pegs for the DR from one of the popular DR a/m parts...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,088
Posted By acesandeights
Didn't realize you were talking about the...

Didn't realize you were talking about the Washington bill.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,088
Posted By acesandeights
I didn't read that in any of the amendments.

I didn't read that in any of the amendments.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
I'm guessing you didn't search as long or hard...

I'm guessing you didn't search as long or hard for DR on MX track videos. That XRL leaves a lot to be desired.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,088
Posted By acesandeights
Can you explain how it was watered down?

Can you explain how it was watered down?
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
A 14t is cheap and doesn't make it too buzzy on...

A 14t is cheap and doesn't make it too buzzy on the highway.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
I see this often. Just wondering...what makes it...

I see this often. Just wondering...what makes it better off road? Considering most people need to address suspension based on rider weight and conditions, is the difference really that significant?...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,777
Posted By acesandeights
Why buy the Honda? Honda 650L: 29.8 hp,...

Why buy the Honda?

Honda 650L: 29.8 hp, Showa 43mm
Suzuki DR650: 31.3 hp , KYB 43mm
Kawasaki KLR650: 32 hp, KYB 41mm

Every bike needs suspension dialed in for the rider and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,088
Posted By acesandeights
Only passed the Senate, right?

Only passed the Senate, right?
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
They'll get really hyper about the text, and mark...

They'll get really hyper about the text, and mark up all of the bad language.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By acesandeights
Referred to committee almost three or four weeks...

Referred to committee almost three or four weeks ago.

Reviewing the public testimony for the House public hearing there was overwhelming support for passage.
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Yes you can. You can look at the test results...

Yes you can. You can look at the test results and see if one model of motorcycle meets federal emissions. You can look at one model and see if it passes or not. I've done, looked right at it, a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
The EPA regulations change, so must the vehicle...

The EPA regulations change, so must the vehicle being tested, or no longer be sold if it doesn't meet the new regs. The 1996 regs are not the 2012 regs, are not the 2016 regs, etc. They are...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Correct. If the regs change it can mean a model...

Correct. If the regs change it can mean a model can no longer be sold in the states as an on road motorcycle. No grandfathering.

The DR650 barely meets (at least one portion) of the current...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
Haha! That's the truth! I was on a Cat...

Haha! That's the truth! I was on a Cat (catastrophe) team for an insurance company after a hurricane and wow. Bikes and cars literally under water and I knew they would be coming cross country as...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
+1. Yep, if someone is willing to submit a false...

+1. Yep, if someone is willing to submit a false report to the cops (criminal action) the insurance company can be more confident it wasn't insurance fraud. So, it's become pretty standard...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By acesandeights
Easy. Blip the throttle, throw some roost...

Easy.

Blip the throttle, throw some roost on the rider behind me, loft the front tire while throwing a peace sign to the female 20-something grad student driving the Subaru in the adjacent lane.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By acesandeights
Yeah, if you have a chance, next time. I think...

Yeah, if you have a chance, next time. I think they are the closest "hotel" to Crater Lake so I thought it might be an option.

Actually, if you're ever this far south again you could spend a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By acesandeights
Where are you staying around Crater Lake? ...

Where are you staying around Crater Lake?

Have you looked at the Historic Prospect Hotel? The owners are nice and they have a dinner house with a full bar.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 110,991
Views: 22,552,693
Posted By acesandeights
I went by the Katoom dealer on Thursday. They...

I went by the Katoom dealer on Thursday. They think their first 2016 350 EXC will on the floor in late July. We already worked out an out the door price, lowered suspension and tuning (by a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,654
Posted By acesandeights
The entire reason I decided to do events like the...

The entire reason I decided to do events like the Blackdog are roll charts. It's even more fun when you're using a non-digital trip meter and have to do math in your head when you miss a turn. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By acesandeights
Thanks. I'm looking for 100-125 miles out of a...

Thanks. I'm looking for 100-125 miles out of a tank. Stock will likely work for me 90% of the time. Otherwise I can bring an extra liter to two.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By acesandeights
Thanks for the link.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By acesandeights
Obviously, but people probably find a range. Not...

Obviously, but people probably find a range. Not between 0-100mpg, but something less dramatic, like at least 40mpg, or 40-50mpg depending on riding conditions. There is probably a bell curve with...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By acesandeights
I'm more concerned about range, knowing whether I...

I'm more concerned about range, knowing whether I will need to carry additional fuel.
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