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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rob.G
FWIW, he wanted to do an overnight trip because...

FWIW, he wanted to do an overnight trip because he hadn't done one before. I planned the trip entirely for his benefit. For me, it was just something to do. I honestly couldn't care less if we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rob.G
Says the Harley rider. :) I'm not out to...

Says the Harley rider. :)

I'm not out to tell anybody what they can or can't wear; but it IS my decision to not ride with them. Or if it's an organized group ride and I'm the leader, meaning my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rob.G
I read so many threads here on this site about...

I read so many threads here on this site about foot and leg injuries due to insufficient boots that I went all out when I got my new ones earlier this year. For basic on-road and VERY mild off-road,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rob.G
Ordinarily I'd totally agree with you on the...

Ordinarily I'd totally agree with you on the footwear issue; the key here is that since it was an organized ride under Meetup.com, I worry that it could easily become a liability issue.

Rob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,126
Posted By Rob.G
With friends like this, who needs enemas?

(yes, spelling in the subject line was intentional) :)

Was planning a long ride for this weekend.... close to 1000 miles over 2.5 days, probably 70% street, much of it outside of cell range. ...
Forum: Vendors 09-15-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,969
Posted By Rob.G
I placed an order for one of these back on...

I placed an order for one of these back on September 3rd. I got an order confirmation but no notice of shipment, and nothing has ever arrived. I replied to sales@cobraheat.com asking for a status...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
On the KLX I think I was around 16-15 if I...

On the KLX I think I was around 16-15 if I remember right (R/F). I know at anything approaching 20, they're about as useful in dirt as a drag slick. But I just had too much trouble with the ass-end...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
I ran the Trackmaster II's on my KLX250S. Ended...

I ran the Trackmaster II's on my KLX250S. Ended up HATING them. They don't hook up for crap in anything loose. I replaced the rear with an MT43 trials tire (fantastic), but still have the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Shinko 244's

I've been running these for the last few thousand miles. They're "okay." The rear tire is good for about 2500-3000 miles; the front lasts a lot longer. I'm almost done with my second rear, and I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,562
Posted By Rob.G
I've been here in Salem for two and a half years,...

I've been here in Salem for two and a half years, and I can't wait to get the hell out. If you're used to Montana, you are NOT going to like it here, if for no other reason than the rain. It rains...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Bajaworx Screen is Crap

So I got that new Bajaworx windscreen last week and installed it. First thing i noticed is that it now dumps air directly into my helmet, with a good buffeting. If you close the visor, it's not so...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rob.G
The new iPhone 6 should totally rock. I would...

The new iPhone 6 should totally rock. I would get one but I have a year left on my contract. The Note 3 is a nice phone though. I love the glove-compatibility mode, so I can use it with it clamped...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rob.G
Thanks! I shot that on my Galaxy Note 3. ...

Thanks! I shot that on my Galaxy Note 3.

Thankfully he went first, so I modified my approach and knew not to over-gas it. I went farther to the right than he did (closer to the little wall) and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rob.G
A friend and I did those crossings over the...

A friend and I did those crossings over the weekend. Wasn't bad. Malheur was about 18" deep. Cane Creek was 18" on the west side and dropped down under 12" as you went across. As long as you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Fork Brace and Fork Boots

Those of you with a fork brace.. what do you do about fork boots? I just put my shiny new Warp 9 brace on today, and now my neopreme fork boots don't fit anymore. There isn't enough of the lower...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Fender

Thanks! But I see it apparently only comes in Blue. Is there another model year or something I can pull up to get a white one?

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Hey ER70S-2... what front fender are you running?...

Hey ER70S-2... what front fender are you running? It's not stock and it's not the Acerbis supermoto fender... looks good!

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Thanks! Cool, I'll go ahead and pop 'em in this...

Thanks! Cool, I'll go ahead and pop 'em in this afternoon before I head out for the weekend.

The 7.5 is up for sale in the Flea Market and on Craigslist. My .47's will end up there too very...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Fork Spring Suggestions

About a year ago I upgraded my forks with Eibach .47's and Gold Valves (the ProCycle "fork solution" kit). It's nice. But like the rear spring I just upgraded to an 8.3 (from the 7.5), I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Rob.G
D'oh! It's nastier huh? :) He's already...

D'oh! It's nastier huh? :)

He's already decided to skip using the V-Strom on Route 5. We'll plan a separate ride out there when he can bring his KLX250S. I've done Route 4 from Seneca to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Rob.G
Great photos! Looking to do some more of that...

Great photos! Looking to do some more of that next weekend. Those rocky areas don't look all that bad. I had read that they were fairly nasty. One friend is looking to do this on his V-Strom but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rob.G
He dumped the 1190??? Yikes! (I want one of...

He dumped the 1190??? Yikes!

(I want one of those so bad!)

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Thanks! Got it all lubed, cleaned up and...

Thanks! Got it all lubed, cleaned up and reinstalled. Now I'm slowly reassembling everything else. I ended up having to pull the carburetor too, oh well.

My starter is going to need some love...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Thanks. The Warp 9 cap looks nice. Isn't gonna...

Thanks. The Warp 9 cap looks nice. Isn't gonna happen today; I don't have time to wait to get one.

With the end cap off, what exactly do I lube? Do I just spray silicone spray in there or...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Starter Greasing!

Okay.. I have everything apart... oil line, clutch cable, CCT, etc, etc, all out of the way. The starter is unbolted and slides back. BUT... it won't slide back far enough for me to lift it out. The...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,510
Posted By Rob.G
Aww sumbitch, I clicked on the wrong link in my...

Aww sumbitch, I clicked on the wrong link in my control panel area!! :)

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,510
Posted By Rob.G
Starter Greasing!

Okay.. I have everything apart... oil line, clutch cable, CCT, etc, etc, all out of the way. The starter is unbolted and slides back. BUT... it won't slide back far enough for me to lift it out. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Yep! I always check again. In fact, I will...

Yep! I always check again. In fact, I will usually spin the motor over a couple of times and recheck it that way too just to be absolutely certain.

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
I went up to the ProCycle 8.3. The 7.5 is a...

I went up to the ProCycle 8.3. The 7.5 is a great all-around spring. I wanted to go stiffer just to see how it'd do when loaded up for camping. It was fine before, but if I got overly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Well after replacing the stator (with the...

Well after replacing the stator (with the high-output version from ProCycle), I actually ended up tracing it to a bad connection on the new aftermarket regulator I got from them. Two of the wires...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 18,985
Posted By Rob.G
I soooo need to get back to Utah for some riding....

I soooo need to get back to Utah for some riding. Haven't been there since 2007 (in my ATV days).

Subbed too!

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
No on rebuild. Greased?? Didn't know you could...

No on rebuild. Greased?? Didn't know you could do that.

Rob
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Not the battery?

I just put a new battery in today but that didn't cure what I thought was the problem. When I go to start the bike, most notably when cold, it'll turn over once and stop for a moment, like a second,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Bent Bolts

Here's a tip... if you drop your DR650 much (more like at all), there's a good chance that the bolts that go through the handlebar clamps and through the rubber isolators and the upper triple clamp...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By Rob.G
Upgrades...

I'm planning a couple of upgrades in the next week or so... I'll probably put the small stuff up here in the Flea Market and the larger item on Craigslist. I'm curious as to what a good asking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Rob.G
I guess my biggest question is this -- do you...

I guess my biggest question is this -- do you plan to ever go off-road? If so, then V-Strom is the answer. If not, then wow, tough call. I have a 2012 V-Strom and love it... it's great for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rob.G
Awesome! Care to share the details for us? :) ...

Awesome! Care to share the details for us? :)

Rob
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rob.G
La Grande is only a little farther away... ...

La Grande is only a little farther away...

AC Powersports, 541-663-1111
Xtreme Heights Motorsports, 541-663-0792
B&B Repair, 541-605-0400

It's too bad my friend Jason isn't in LaGrande right...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rob.G
Upon studying the map, Baker City is a LOT closer...

Upon studying the map, Baker City is a LOT closer than Pendleton.

Oregon Trail Sales & Services 541-523-6103
Cliff's Saws & Cycles 541-523-2412

Google Maps says 2.5 hours from Baker City to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,472
Posted By Rob.G
Yep, he's on OBDR 5. Here's a snapshot from...

Yep, he's on OBDR 5. Here's a snapshot from Basecamp with the Route 5 tracks, with him as a waypoint on it.

http://i.imgur.com/Kq0KcR6.png

As for bump starting, some friends and I did that...
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