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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 220,746
Posted By CurbTiger
Here's a virtual route for AppleJams Cascade...

Here's a virtual route for AppleJams Cascade Discovery Route.
I CANNOT VOUCH FOR ANYTHING BEYOND WAYPOINT K. Talk to AJ about that.
This is just a rainy afternoon spent trying to piece together his...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
Camchain wear quantification Redux

OK, got a follow up on replacing the camchain & dealing with the typical DR clutch issues.
Did some work, described here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22508101#post22508101

Put...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
Camchain wear quantification

I'm replacing the camchain and cam sprockets on my '95 SE. Bike has 21k miles on it.
The chain had become a worry from excessive noise and after checking the tensioner and finding just two clicks...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
RH crank nut questions... Replacing the...

RH crank nut questions...
Replacing the camchain & sprockets on my '95SE. Gotta get the big 27mm nut off. I'm aware it's a left hand thread. Guess it shouldn't be a problem loosening against the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,137
Posted By CurbTiger
I see you comphrende! North end of the...

I see you comphrende!
North end of the Steenshttp://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt11/CurbTiger/P9190061.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/CurbTiger/media/P9190061.jpg.html)
Fave pic from Fields...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,137
Posted By CurbTiger
Youz guys were gassin' up at Fields when I, car...

Youz guys were gassin' up at Fields when I, car bound, was there on Thursday & Sunday.
Y'all shoulda camped at WillowCreek HotSprings, just south of WhiteHorse Ranch. BLM free & no stuck on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
A sooty black plug means a rich mixture. Chalky...

A sooty black plug means a rich mixture. Chalky white is a problem.
Motoring around town usually results a darker plug than when running on the highway.
Why do you think it's running hot?

NE
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
Shinko 244 4.6

I've been running the 244 4.6 for the last 3k-3.5k miles. Have no complaints at all. Looking like I'm gonna get 5k-6k mikes outta it. Mileage has been mostly slab with some gravel roads. Some rainy...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
Hmmm, good point. I started to notice it more...

Hmmm, good point. I started to notice it more when heading into the mountains. ASL of 2000ft or so. More altitude, less oxygen, richer air/fuel ratio.

NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 220,746
Posted By CurbTiger
Kozmically Kinzel Lake

http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt11/CurbTiger/KozmicKinzel.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/CurbTiger/media/KozmicKinzel.jpg.html)

Just another roadside attraction...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
High speed nibble

My DR has a wee stumble during sustained cruise speed. 5k-6k rpm(50-60 mph, 6th), perhaps a little grade appears to make it happen. I suspect a mis-firing plug, because it's such a quick drop in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8,735
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,198,434
Posted By CurbTiger
Zeta handguards and signals, used some scrapes - $50

Risc, dibs on the handguards.
PM'ed you.

Nate in PDX
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,193
Posted By CurbTiger
More Gifford Pinchot

From above Council Lake:
http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt11/CurbTiger/P8120043.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/CurbTiger/media/P8120043.jpg.html)

Zee AlpenGlo, yah...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,673
Views: 420,042
Posted By CurbTiger
fast enough?

Speaking of going fast on Alvord Lake, I've dreamed for a while of an amateur speed weekend on Alvord. Bring your bike(s), scout a clean, straight line, come up with a timing system and see what...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,586,864
Posted By CurbTiger
TriMet Moto Rack

Just Graham Jarvis it up!

BTW, I saw that Saraveza will be having a collection of peppered & smoked beers coming up, IIRC.

NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,586,864
Posted By CurbTiger
Good beer, much of it..

Saraveza on Killingsworth & Michigan. Sausages, pasties & the best soups around.
http://saraveza.com/

NE
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
These are the Western Power Sports Part#'s I...

These are the Western Power Sports Part#'s I used:
70-0401 clutch lever
70-0408 brake lever

I have a '95 350SE.

NE
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
DR petcock

Thanks for the confirmation of fuel valve bolt spacing. Makes life much easier.
Them wee side valve engines will NOT tolerate a leaky petcock. Drains right outta the carb into the LH main bearing.....
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26,210
Views: 3,183,134
Posted By CurbTiger
Petcock bolt spacing

Hey DR dudes & dudettes, I'm hoping someone might measure the bolt spacing on the stock DR350 petcock. I've got an Acerbis tank on my DR, so no dice for me here. I want to replace the petcock on a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 220,746
Posted By CurbTiger
The elusive Abbot Road Double Skunk

Well, mi amigo(PDX KLR RIDER) & I figured we'd scout Abbott Road today, hoping for some views to the North. But, alas, it was not to be. Ran into snow just short of 3600ft. We were still on the south...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8,735
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,198,434
Posted By CurbTiger
McCurdy's 1994 xr600r

The bike is titled, but no plates? The usual "You are not allowed to plate a dirt bike" story from DMV?
A co-worker is looking for one of these beasts..

NE
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-03-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 98,431
Posted By CurbTiger
Ye Olde FZ and The Wizard

FZ600
http://i593.photobucket.com/albums/tt11/CurbTiger/FZ600RH.jpg (http://s593.photobucket.com/user/CurbTiger/media/FZ600RH.jpg.html)

The Wizard...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By CurbTiger
Wow, it's that dry out there already? How mossy...

Wow, it's that dry out there already?
How mossy is the pool?
I need some playa time, after this city livin'.

NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 220,746
Posted By CurbTiger
Abbot Road access

Hey Estamuhcada riders, how is acces to Abbot Road from the north? I guess that's the Fanton Road area. The west access is via the RV campground right off 224? Is that Silver Fox campground or...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-26-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,429
Posted By CurbTiger
Suzi bits

http://www.classicsuzukiparts.nl/2strokemenu/?lang=en

NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,586,864
Posted By CurbTiger
"Come on down, and I'll buy you a beer. :freaky" ...

"Come on down, and I'll buy you a beer. :freaky"

Well heck, I'll take you up on that beer this time 'round.

NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,586,864
Posted By CurbTiger
How do you all take to strangers? Maybe...

How do you all take to strangers? Maybe MortimerSickle can be my reference. I helped you with a flat last Sunday morning...
Green Dragon is down the street from my work and I'm off at 7pm. I'll see...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By CurbTiger
bungle! duh.. Bungle be nexus for SC3/Patton...

bungle! duh..
Bungle be nexus for SC3/Patton mind meld.

NE
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,295
Posted By CurbTiger
AFAIK they offer a cut down foam version. I'm...

AFAIK they offer a cut down foam version. I'm considering it for myself and my less than average height.
Mind you, the links change the spring rate, meaning the rear end will feel softer. I guess...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-16-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,855
Posted By CurbTiger
For when the points cam gear, made of 1970's...

For when the points cam gear, made of 1970's plastic, breaks on the GT380:
http://www.classicsuzukiparts.nl/2strokemenu/?lang=en
I tuned up a 380 a few years back and still remember the smoothness...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By CurbTiger
Secret Chiefs or some Mike Patton weirdness for...

Secret Chiefs or some Mike Patton weirdness for the tunes?

NE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,307
Posted By CurbTiger
So it's easier for the emergency crews to haul...

So it's easier for the emergency crews to haul your burning carcass outta the cockpit. If you bugger up the landing and are incapacitated, the lid is off already.
OK, I'll admit it, I've never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,307
Posted By CurbTiger
Filling your bike while sitting on it is like...

Filling your bike while sitting on it is like landing your Spitfire with the canopy closed and locked.

NE
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,914
Posted By CurbTiger
Then you should try a V4 Honda for fun

HA! I'm well acquainted with the V4 madness of trying to lever those friggin' things back on the spigots. I've resorted to long tire levers and jack handles before. Nice engines though, when they're...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,914
Posted By CurbTiger
Those carbs are finicky and don't mess(mod) with...

Those carbs are finicky and don't mess(mod) with the exhaust. Keep it stock and you'll be good. Also, when you're in the carbs, pay careful attention to the main jet/ pilot jet/ "plug that looks like...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By CurbTiger
I betcha it's got an air leak somewhere in the...

I betcha it's got an air leak somewhere in the short distance between carb and head. Check the gasket between manifold and head. In fact, don't check, just remove it, clean up the surfaces and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 38,994
Posted By CurbTiger
Two things I've learned; Don't be tail-end...

Two things I've learned;
Don't be tail-end Charlie, ever, especially on a downhill grade into a Federal Law area(Bonneville Dam on SR14). Officer was reasonable enough, even though I had no turn...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 546,307
Posted By CurbTiger
NorthPortland Crash Pad

Plenty of camping space. Floor or couch if needed. Hot shower & plenty of coffee. Music, wifi, kitties n books for chillin'. Not far away is Saraveza, my fave beer place in Portland. Garage parking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 41,899
Posted By CurbTiger
A Benchmade knife at Fish Lake just before...

A Benchmade knife at Fish Lake just before heading down the McKenzie River Trail on mountain bikes. Use it everyday for lunch.
Was broke while in Piraeus, hungry and waiting for the ferry to haul my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,785
Posted By CurbTiger
Ride reports from Oregon/Nevada are awesome. I...

Ride reports from Oregon/Nevada are awesome. I can smell the sage already.
More pics please...I especially like the one looking over the valley mottled with cloud shadows.
I was at the Alvord...
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