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Forum: Beasts 09-23-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,559
Posted By Adrian 8
I have an 06 Uly with close to 50K on it and...

I have an 06 Uly with close to 50K on it and there is very little maint. required @ 10K. Change the oil and filter, shake out the air filter, and check the tension of the primary chain. Do it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25,264
Views: 3,006,977
Posted By Adrian 8
94 DRZ 350 jetting

My "new" 94 DR 350 idles perfect and runs OK to about 1/3 throttle then it blubbers and stumbles unless I pull the choke on. It sounds like it is running lean...I am @ 500ft sea level it might have...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By Adrian 8
Thanks guys..immediately after I posted I saw...

Thanks guys..immediately after I posted I saw that long 437 page DRZ thread...read quite a bit of it...I need the passenger footpegs for sure and we will just be doing approx. 125 mile day trips with...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By Adrian 8
Suzuki DRZ 400s

Have there been any changes in the Suzuki DRZs from 2002 to the present? If so, can you guys enlighten me?...I am looking for a bike to ride double on in Colorado and thats' the bike I have in mind.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,136
Posted By Adrian 8
Several of us from Indiana are coming..no one...

Several of us from Indiana are coming..no one puts in the kinky stuff like you guys .. I want a Caveman T shirt...This should be, IMHO, "The DS of the Year"....maybe more than I want....
Forum: Beasts 04-09-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,428
Posted By Adrian 8
The 17 ' tires, the tallness (can't touch ground...

The 17 ' tires, the tallness (can't touch ground well), and heavy, very high first gear(40+mph) are the limiting factors for the ULY off road...people can take an Escallade off road too. The ULY is...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,428
Posted By Adrian 8
If you wear substantial riding pants the heat is...

If you wear substantial riding pants the heat is not a problem..I rode mine thru Death Valley in June (106 degrees at 10am) The Exterrestial Highway, and across the desert to the Grand Canyon..If...
Forum: Beasts 04-01-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,428
Posted By Adrian 8
If you want to demo one you can come to Indiana...

If you want to demo one you can come to Indiana and demo mine and ride it home for a price to be negotiated...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By Adrian 8
If you want all the scoop go to www.Ktmtalk.com...

If you want all the scoop go to www.Ktmtalk.com (http://www.Ktmtalk.com) and then go to the 2 strokes forum... everyone has an opinion but the 300 rides and handles much heavier than a 250..this...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2009, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,880
Posted By Adrian 8
wedge a small flat blade screwdriver between the...

wedge a small flat blade screwdriver between the grip and handlerbar...while screwdriver is inserted spray WD-40 inside and slowly rotate the screwdriver..grip will slide off.
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,377
Posted By Adrian 8
I have the Road Smarts on now..I like them much...

I have the Road Smarts on now..I like them much better than the PR2s...The profile on the PR2s felt like the tire fell into the turn more suddenly than the Road Smarts. I have ran many types of tires...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,030
Posted By Adrian 8
Bought my 06 ULY new..got 46K on it...should have...

Bought my 06 ULY new..got 46K on it...should have more but got into dirt bikes again....I calculated once that I have spent the grand sum of $125.00 out of my pocket other than oil/filters, tires, ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,941
Posted By Adrian 8
Get the 2 stroke...I have a 09 250...

Get the 2 stroke...I have a 09 250 XCW-e...absolutely fantastic...repeat that 100 times.....Everything they have said is true..but one thing they missed is the lack of involved maintenance that is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,068
Posted By Adrian 8
I put one on my 05 450exc and it came within an...

I put one on my 05 450exc and it came within an inch of the exhaust pipe and it boiled the gas..so I had to wrap heat tape around the pipe...
Forum: Beasts 04-10-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By Adrian 8
First gear is way to high for anything under 20...

First gear is way to high for anything under 20 mph...its needs to be geared lower to keep from slipping the clutch...but this is no off road bike as you will find out...It is really a long legged...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,010
Posted By Adrian 8
Do I understand that no one is interested in the...

Do I understand that no one is interested in the Honda Fury? It looks like a knobby would fit on the front rim... Honda is only about 20 years late on this chopper idea.....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,471
Posted By Adrian 8
Corey..are the "Clay mogels" the imfamous "Camel...

Corey..are the "Clay mogels" the imfamous "Camel Hump" hill?... and....Is the waterfall going to be in it ?
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,662
Posted By Adrian 8
I have an 06 Uly with 42K miles on it...has been...

I have an 06 Uly with 42K miles on it...has been a good bike...and I am planning to ride it to its' death... I too ride dirt bikes...09 Ktm 250xcw-e....... The ULY is no dirt bike..don't even think...
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By Adrian 8
I have a 06 Ulysses with 44K miles on it..It is...

I have a 06 Ulysses with 44K miles on it..It is one of the most comfortable two up bikes on the road...the long travel suspension soaks up the bumps..once you set the suspension for the weight of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,875
Posted By Adrian 8
DS ediquette..

Ruksta..There was nothing done to cause the intentional or unintentional roosting at close quarters on the gravel at high speed...the young guy just learned a lesson...no fisticuffs etc..just "Army...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,875
Posted By Adrian 8
Rucksta.... I think you misunderstood..passing is...

Rucksta.... I think you misunderstood..passing is fine, it is just the way in which it is done, safety should be the most important object.. The passing that happened on the gravel road to my buddy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,875
Posted By Adrian 8
I have ridden many DS events and the organizers...

I have ridden many DS events and the organizers usually say at the Riders Meeting: "This Is Not A Race"....but people have different levels of skill and their speed indicates this...I always let guys...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By Adrian 8
AS Kywoodsriders said..check in with Jeff at BMW...

AS Kywoodsriders said..check in with Jeff at BMW of Louisville...there is an active group out of his shop..street, Adv riders and a few old salty dirt guys as well.
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,171
Posted By Adrian 8
I hate to disagree and get into a pissing contest...

I hate to disagree and get into a pissing contest but the ULY won't go anymore than any other sport tourer...and I would rather take a ST type bike because it sits lower and you can at least paddle...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,171
Posted By Adrian 8
ULY on the TAT

Not wanting to throw a wet blanket on the TAT plans...but...I would not even remotely consider taking my ULY on the TAT...There are no dirt tires for the ULY and their profile is too wide and short...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By Adrian 8
Not a bad deal..I sold an 05 EXC 450 with all the...

Not a bad deal..I sold an 05 EXC 450 with all the goodies for $3,900. It had turn signals, brake light /head/tail lights. CF skid plate/pipe guard.. Check out www.KTMTalk.com (http://www.KTMTalk.com)...
Forum: Beasts 12-25-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,255
Posted By Adrian 8
Uly in Mexico

These guys are telling you straight..The ULY is not an off road M/C...It is basically a long legged sport bike.. The tires suck off road, and something they have not addressed which is as bad, is the...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,076
Posted By Adrian 8
Barnyard is telling you guys the truth. The ULY...

Barnyard is telling you guys the truth. The ULY is not even close to an off road bike...period....Single track.... really stupid....period....If you think the ULY is for single track you are badly...
Forum: Beasts 10-01-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 86,967
Posted By Adrian 8
Slide...You see the picture very clearly....these...

Slide...You see the picture very clearly....these 500+ lbs. bikes are not for off road use in the hands of mortals...hardpack dirt and some gravel is about max unless you have deep pockets, very good...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 928
Views: 47,932
Posted By Adrian 8
Welcome...You guys that like to ride gravel...

Welcome...You guys that like to ride gravel missed a great ride at the Stoney Lonesome Adv. Ride last weekend...We rode 150 miles and just guessing.. 60 or more were small gravel roads that would be...
Forum: Beasts 09-23-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,955
Posted By Adrian 8
Get some real hand guards that will actuallly...

Get some real hand guards that will actuallly protect the levers if /when you drop it...and check the front plug wire for chafing on the idle adjust cable, and the wires under the airbox base that...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Adrian 8
I demoed the 450..very quick and a high quick...

I demoed the 450..very quick and a high quick revver. Most people say the 5.5 is just too brutal off road...just a real handful... They are a beautiful bikes but as the other posters say..parts and...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,652
Posted By Adrian 8
Yep...I ride the KTM 450 on stuff like that.....

Yep...I ride the KTM 450 on stuff like that.. taking a ULY on rough stuff is like taking an Escalade mud bogging or rock crawling..just because its got four wheel drive doesn't mean it is an off road...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,652
Posted By Adrian 8
I am not negative about the bikes as I like...

I am not negative about the bikes as I like mine... has over 40 K miles on it. Mine stays on the blacktop and gets on good dirt roads only...The ULY was not made for this kind of rough stuff and I...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,652
Posted By Adrian 8
Repeat after me class.... "Keep the ULY out of...

Repeat after me class.... "Keep the ULY out of the mud"...see picture above for the consequences..... Footpegs....I drilled and tapped my pegs years ago when I got my ULY..I screwed in stainless...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Adrian 8
AS Boney said..buisness card...or...I use a piece...

AS Boney said..buisness card...or...I use a piece of 35mm film negative...pry down the dust seal and work the film all the way round the fork leg... several times, this will cause the fork to leak...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,652
Posted By Adrian 8
Beautiful pics except for the dirt nappin"...

Beautiful pics except for the dirt nappin" ULY...I am not being a smart ass but "I told ya so"..The ULY just is not made for that rugged a road with its severe rake and short fat tires... this is the...
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,652
Posted By Adrian 8
My advice on loose rocky down hills on a ULY is...

My advice on loose rocky down hills on a ULY is ... stay off.. The steep rake and the short fat tire are not made for that...yeah yeah...I know some guys do it...but you better be good and lucky...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By Adrian 8
Hoon, I am sure that if you get over to the USA...

Hoon, I am sure that if you get over to the USA you will have plenty of guys to ride with...You will need at least a month...Lets see some more pics of that bike..fantastic....
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,957
Posted By Adrian 8
I run the factory specs on the air pressure..The...

I run the factory specs on the air pressure..The PR 2s on my ULY are not going to last much longer than some of the other tires I have run..got 4k on them now and I believe they will be shot in...
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