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Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market Today, 01:03 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 25,383
Posted By baldman1
As promised update on the performance of this...

As promised update on the performance of this sprocket.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=114834&page=5683
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:56 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
I just back from a trip to Central America on my...

I just back from a trip to Central America on my XRL. For you guys thinking about the KUSH sprocket, it did not last very long. I got about 1200 off road miles of Baja before the sprocket dies. In...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,574
Posted By baldman1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v204/baldy110/10...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v204/baldy110/100_0227_zps3d83419b.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/baldy110/media/100_0227_zps3d83419b.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By baldman1
I have the same issue but only a wide left foot. ...

I have the same issue but only a wide left foot. I bought a pair of Forma Adventures for my upcoming trip because everyone said they ran wide. Well they fit perfect on my right foot but really...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By baldman1
All those Yamaha DT400's were pieces of shit,...

All those Yamaha DT400's were pieces of shit, just give it to me so you don't have to deal with it any longer.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,338
Posted By baldman1
Yeah, their expensive.

Yeah, their expensive.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,684
Posted By baldman1
I look at it like this, Life is dangerous and I...

I look at it like this, Life is dangerous and I refuse to sit in my house afraid of doing anything because it might hurt me. Do you stop driving a car because you heard someone died in a car crash? ...
Forum: The Garage 05-12-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,198
Posted By baldman1
I would love to have a roll of that, it makes...

I would love to have a roll of that, it makes fantastic gaskets not like the new stuff which suck as gasket material.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-11-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,448
Posted By baldman1
Have fun

Have fun
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,535
Posted By baldman1
It all depends on how you look at it. I too...

It all depends on how you look at it. I too built my XRL from a box of parts. I have about $4,500 into it including aluminum panniers. What I ended up with was a "New" bike because I rebuilt...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 719
Views: 83,741
Posted By baldman1
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Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,838
Views: 1,485,559
Posted By baldman1
I have a 2006 KTM 525 EXC that needs a new CDI...

I have a 2006 KTM 525 EXC that needs a new CDI unit. Is there anyone out there that either repairs these or have one at a reasonable price.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-22-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,770
Posted By baldman1
No excuses for me I will be going through Central...

No excuses for me I will be going through Central America in June.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-21-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By baldman1
Great video, I will assume your wife bought this...

Great video, I will assume your wife bought this trip for you? If so you have a great woman.
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By baldman1
My brother just crashed his Concours wearing a...

My brother just crashed his Concours wearing a BILT helmet, guy made a U turn in front of him from the side of the road. His helmet was a modular one. The entire piece that flips up broke off and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-16-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,675
Posted By baldman1
Every engine I have re-built which included...

Every engine I have re-built which included honing and new rings does that. You will get metal from the rings seating and that metal gets into the oil. It is perfectly normal, that is why you...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-12-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,009
Posted By baldman1
Guatemala is a beautiful country with friendly...

Guatemala is a beautiful country with friendly people and cheap. While your in Guat head east and visit Livingtson and visit Rio Dulce, beautiful place. I was raised in Guat and lived in Livingston...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,059
Posted By baldman1
The doubletake mirrors I put on my XR650L sucked....

The doubletake mirrors I put on my XR650L sucked. They vibrated worse than any mirror I have ever had.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,143
Posted By baldman1
Yes they can, not 40 years old but close, 37...

Yes they can, not 40 years old but close, 37 years old. I have over 150,000 miles on this one and I would not hesitate to ride it cross country tomorrow.
Just depends on the bike and it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
I got it a few years ago, I really like it. So...

I got it a few years ago, I really like it. So far I have put on about 2000 very hard miles on. I live out by Death Valley and ride some pretty bad roads out here. So far it still looks new and no...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
I am not worthy for failing to recognize who...

I am not worthy for failing to recognize who Steve was. When I e-mailed my brother Steve he has no idea how to do anything to motorcycles so I figured I got the wrong one.
Now with that mystery...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
OK, I know that was supposed to be funny but it...

OK, I know that was supposed to be funny but it must be a secret.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
Yep, your are correct it needs to be moved to the...

Yep, your are correct it needs to be moved to the right. Send it to Steve who, and how does he fix it?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
Warp 9 rear wheel

After discovering numerous broken spokes on my rear wheel I decided to just buy a replacement wheel. I had re-spoked this one once before a few years ago and didn't want to spend the money or time on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,283
Posted By baldman1
You guys are making this way to complicated, it's...

You guys are making this way to complicated, it's the DOG's fault.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-02-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By baldman1
Just because you can hear the solenoid click does...

Just because you can hear the solenoid click does not mean it's good. I would check battery first then check solenoid then the starter. I have had a LOT of solenoids do that very thing and still be...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,743
Posted By baldman1
People who do that do not deserve to own a...

People who do that do not deserve to own a motorcycle. That is criminal and makes me cry.
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
Never had issues using assembly lube on my...

Never had issues using assembly lube on my re-builds that includes lube with a lot of moly in it.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 53,996
Posted By baldman1
Just rode that same spot last weekend. Absolute...

Just rode that same spot last weekend. Absolute blast to ride. Saline Valley Rd. has to be one of the worst washboard roads I have ever ridden. I thought for sure my chain was going to break on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,574
Posted By baldman1
I don't see that the riders did anything wrong...

I don't see that the riders did anything wrong here. They were not racing but having a good spirited ride like I'm sure we all have done. The fault here is with the idiot in the car, who does that?...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,743
Posted By baldman1
I wish I had that problem. I have been trying to...

I wish I had that problem. I have been trying to get both my kids to get into riding to no avail. Started them out early by taking them for rides on my old XR. It never caught on neither one wants...
Forum: OZ Vendors & Flea Market 03-12-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 25,383
Posted By baldman1
I put one on my XR650L about 1 year ago. I have...

I put one on my XR650L about 1 year ago. I have put on about 2,000 hard miles on it and so far it looks like new still. I will be riding my loaded up XRL to Central America in June. I will post on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-10-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,747
Posted By baldman1
I was about 7 years old in 1969 and living at a...

I was about 7 years old in 1969 and living at a small village in the jungle of Guatemala. My father was a missionary / bush pilot there. One day two riders rode into our village on two really cool...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,968
Posted By baldman1
What is the coil voltage at the primary wire for...

What is the coil voltage at the primary wire for the coils? It should be 12 volts, if it's lower than 10 volts then you are not getting the proper voltage to the coils, it will run but foul plugs a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,968
Posted By baldman1
Starting the bike and not riding it will kill...

Starting the bike and not riding it will kill plugs also, it doesn't give them enough time to get hot and burn off the carbon. So if you keep starting it and not allowing it to warm up then...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-28-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,220
Posted By baldman1
Because nothing sounds better than a old school...

Because nothing sounds better than a old school Kawasaki KZ1000R with a 4 into 1 Kerker KR pipe and competition baffle thats why.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 85,246
Views: 10,039,665
Posted By baldman1
I got the same setup, the racks are designed to...

I got the same setup, the racks are designed to brace the rear subframe. They are quite stout. I see no need to brace the frame with this this setup. I am also running the Trax boxes. I have about 25...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,346
Posted By baldman1
That GS is a great bike choice. It's dependable...

That GS is a great bike choice. It's dependable has good power and handles well. The maintenance is not any more than todays machines, checking the valves clearances, changing the oil and filter...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By baldman1
That's a great looking machine, I really like it.

That's a great looking machine, I really like it.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-20-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 779
Views: 196,931
Posted By baldman1
Wow, what an incredible adventure girls, this was...

Wow, what an incredible adventure girls, this was a lot of fun to read and watch. I hope you the best in whatever you do from here on out.
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