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Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,337
Posted By lacofdfireman
This. ^^^^^

This. ^^^^^
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,726
Posted By lacofdfireman
I guarantee you couldn't flat foot my 07 VStrom...

I guarantee you couldn't flat foot my 07 VStrom 650. I'm 6'5 and on tip toes at a stop. I've got all the big boy Mods on it plus a Russell seat. Check it out its in the Flea Market right now under...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By lacofdfireman
Trying to decide if I wanna go this route or not....

Trying to decide if I wanna go this route or not. I can buy the shinkos and have them installed for free from Rocky Mountain ATV or buy the Full Bores and learnt to mount and install myself.

Now...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By lacofdfireman
Who like's their Full Bore Tires and who doesn't?

I have read a few topics here on tires and see that the Full Bores have been out for a few seasons now. So I am sure by now there has to be some opinions on longevity, road noise, vibrations etc. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,425
Posted By lacofdfireman
Tradey, Thanks for the Info. I updated...

Tradey,

Thanks for the Info. I updated and checked tracking and now I can see myself on the map as LAC then as I hover over as my ADV Username like it should. Only works for me on Firefox...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,425
Posted By lacofdfireman
Couple questions. What are you guys checking...

Couple questions. What are you guys checking form notification boxes? OK, Help, Tracking Custom? I'm signed up as LAC but only checked the Help box. Maybe I need to add others so just checking to...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,789
Posted By lacofdfireman
What happened to the Pics? I never got to see...

What happened to the Pics? I never got to see the aftermath. Anyone have the link to post them back up?
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,502
Posted By lacofdfireman
I think this gear fits everyone differently. ...

I think this gear fits everyone differently. Some people carry there weight low, high, in their hips, shoulders etc. So it's hard to say if you are in this range this is the size for you. Like I...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,827
Posted By lacofdfireman
I'm a big boy at 6'5 and 250lbs. I wear Klim...

I'm a big boy at 6'5 and 250lbs. I wear Klim Badlands in XL Jacket and 40Tall pants. Fits great. I like the American cut of it. I really like the Rev'it Gear but they don't make any pants that...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,307
Posted By lacofdfireman
This thread came with perfect timing. I've been...

This thread came with perfect timing. I've been wanting to replace my HJC Modular with another one and was going to buy the HJC CL Max. Now after reading this review I have another one to look at. ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By lacofdfireman
I did register it yesterday but I am not the...

I did register it yesterday but I am not the original owner. Also it shows it was originally registered in like 2011 so not sure if they will let me have the maps back. I'm going to try the Open...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By lacofdfireman
Buying City Navigator. Should I get CD, Data Disk or just Download?

I need to install maps onto my Zumo 660 since I messed up and erased all the maps on it. Wondering if I should just Download the City Navigator off of the Garmin Website or purchase a CD or Data...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By lacofdfireman
Let me finish by saying the only thing missing is...

Let me finish by saying the only thing missing is the maps. I still have all the Icons, menu but no Maps.

Is there maps besides the Garmin maps that can be installed on these Zumos so I can...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By lacofdfireman
Screwed up and erased my Garmin 660. Now what?

So I bought a used Garmin 660 from an inmate here on the Flea Market about 6 months ago or so. I have been using it all the time but it had a bunch of preloaded stuff on it. Music, Routes etc. ...
Forum: The Garage 03-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By lacofdfireman
I screwed up putting the shocks back together. ...

I screwed up putting the shocks back together. It was actually that I installed the dampner wrong. Oops... All better now..
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By lacofdfireman
I'm figuring it is an emulator not seated...

I'm figuring it is an emulator not seated correctly problem. I will tear into it tomorrow. I can't think of anything else it could be. I also changed the spring on the emulator to the blue spring....
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By lacofdfireman
I am wondering if my Emulators might not be...

I am wondering if my Emulators might not be seated correctly. When I dropped them in the oil I noticed they tipped to the side. Maybe they are in the tube cockeyed and the spring is pushing on them...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By lacofdfireman
What makes your forks not compress all the way?

I have been posting a few questions about my Fork rebuild with parts from Blair at SVRacing Parts here the last few days. It has been an adventure and probably one I should have just had a...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By lacofdfireman
Ok. So does one fork just go higher in the...

Ok. So does one fork just go higher in the triple clamp?
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By lacofdfireman
Is it possible that one fork is taller than the other? (Pic inside)

So I have rebuilt my forks on my 07 Vstrom 650 with Race Tech Gold Valve Emulators and new springs and went to reinstall on my bike and one fork is taller than the other. I cant see how this can be....
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By lacofdfireman
Crap, just realized it wasn't silicone spray I...

Crap, just realized it wasn't silicone spray I put down the fork tube to help things slide in it was Teflon chain lube. Should I pull everything apart and just coat it with fork oil the next time? ...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By lacofdfireman
Sorry I don't know what all the parts are called...

Sorry I don't know what all the parts are called but I needed the piece that is under the Flat Washer to be pressed into the fork. The seals just slid right in with hardly any resistance. I did end...
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By lacofdfireman
Any way to put forks together without the special fork tool on a Vstrom 650?

I am in the middle of replacing my stock springs with Race Tech Gold Valve Emulators and springs. Guess I didn't read the directions right and took the forks all the way apart. Apparently I could...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,726
Posted By lacofdfireman
Hahaha. I'd like to see that. Especially off...

Hahaha. I'd like to see that. Especially off road coming to a stop with no tree stump or rock to stop at...
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 64,726
Posted By lacofdfireman
6'5 250lbs Riding an 07 Suzuki DL650 VStrom ...

6'5 250lbs
Riding an 07 Suzuki DL650 VStrom
Mods:
Rox Risers
Russell Day Long Saddle with extra height
Richland Rick Peg lowering brackets
Richland Rick Raising links

Love this bike.....
Forum: Beasts 02-27-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lacofdfireman
I can't speak for the "GLEE" Lame name.. I have...

I can't speak for the "GLEE" Lame name.. I have an 07 DL650 though and the wife has no complaints. Well for full disclosure she doesn't ride with me much so when I say she doesn't mind the bike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,456
Posted By lacofdfireman
Oops. Nevermind. Read a few other posts. ...

Oops. Nevermind. Read a few other posts. Sounds like your not a fan of the LDS folks. You won't like Utah then. Them Mormons are way to nice, courteous great family people with excellent morals....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,456
Posted By lacofdfireman
Yep. Colorado is as liberal as California... ...

Yep. Colorado is as liberal as California... Utah is the place to be..
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 708,744
Posted By lacofdfireman
In my opinion alot of this has to do with...

In my opinion alot of this has to do with expense. The BMW guys have just got to be pissed that our little cheap VStrom can ride the same terrain as their bikes that cost them 3 times as much. And...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7,668
Views: 6,921,085
Posted By lacofdfireman
So is this her ride or yours? She looks tall...

So is this her ride or yours? She looks tall enough to handle the bike herself. And Beautiful to boot. Great job..
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-23-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 254,948
Posted By lacofdfireman
Ok RRR fill us all on and make us jealous. How...

Ok RRR fill us all on and make us jealous. How young are ya and what type of business are you retired from. Jealous on ever level.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,865
Posted By lacofdfireman
It's funny how much people make fun of the...

It's funny how much people make fun of the VStroms. Now I'm now expert but I have owned a few bikes in the past. 2 08 BMW GSA's and an 09 BMW GSA. An 04 KTM 950 "S" Adventure. Also a 2011 KLR...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,234
Posted By lacofdfireman
Using Iphone for Navigation on your bars. How to avoid overheating?

I want to use my Iphone for navigation on my motorcycle but am wondering if I am going to have overheating issues? If I am riding with my Iphone mounted to my bars I have to believe it's gonna have...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By lacofdfireman
I own a Spot but am always looking for something...

I own a Spot but am always looking for something better and if the DeLorme is better I would have no hesitations swapping over. But I can say so far so good for my Spot 3. I haven't had any issues...
Forum: Beasts 02-11-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,498,815
Posted By lacofdfireman
100% sure I like it now. Ordering in the AM. ...

100% sure I like it now. Ordering in the AM. Those are the XL ones correct? Looks great.. Also is the Black reflective?
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 3,498,815
Posted By lacofdfireman
Lets see what the Black on Blue looks like. ...

Lets see what the Black on Blue looks like. Thinking of pulling the trigger for my 07..
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 708,744
Posted By lacofdfireman
Did a little Dirt Riding in Warner Valley today...

Did a little Dirt Riding in Warner Valley today (Southern Utah). Perfect conditions after a small rain storm..

...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 651,603
Posted By lacofdfireman
Please post up your results of your Plasti-Dip'd...

Please post up your results of your Plasti-Dip'd bikes and parts. I'm interested in doing my crash bars...
Forum: Beasts 02-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 651,603
Posted By lacofdfireman
Your video says "No Video." Jealous of your trip...

Your video says "No Video." Jealous of your trip to Alaska. I will be doing Moto support for the Tour of California in May but a trip to Alaska would be Epic..
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,502
Posted By lacofdfireman
No doubt you could fit in a large but I would go...

No doubt you could fit in a large but I would go XL for you also. The sleeves will be to short for you on a large I could almost guarantee ya. The XL is marginal for me on the sleeves.
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