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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 40,247
Posted By Beardoge
I'm gearing up to do the MCCCT alone in about a...

I'm gearing up to do the MCCCT alone in about a month does anybody happen to have the GPS tracks of it ?

I'll be looking for some sort of patch kit and a small inflator like a small bicycle...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,995
Views: 1,355,907
Posted By Beardoge
I got it all straightened out, runs perfect now...

I got it all straightened out, runs perfect now thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,995
Views: 1,355,907
Posted By Beardoge
Some advice please... Brought home a 1987...

Some advice please...

Brought home a 1987 TW200 with 500 original miles on it.

The bike is obviously carbureted very lean with the original jetting and is pretty cold blooded when its...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-26-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
A lot of people up north for Memorial ! ...

A lot of people up north for Memorial !

Nice to see, sure can tell the economy is coming back, reminds me of the late 90's.....

My wife did run into a row of dirtbikes with her 4...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Anybody have plans this weekend ? I'll be up at...

Anybody have plans this weekend ? I'll be up at my place in Grayling running the bombing range all weekend trying to get myself in some sort of shape again to be able to hang on to the big 530...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,912
Posted By Beardoge
Shredder one more question, does the squadron...

Shredder one more question, does the squadron have a hi/lo feature ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,912
Posted By Beardoge
http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/3600-Lumen-L...

http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/3600-Lumen-LED-Headlight-bulb-for-DirtbikesDual-Sports_p_97.html


has anybody tried this on there 530 ?

Looks like I will need the rectifier also,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,912
Posted By Beardoge
How is the Squadron light ? I have an 09...

How is the Squadron light ?

I have an 09 EXC 530, does the stator need to be rewound to run these lights ?
and are they really worth the money obviously the stock light is a complete joke is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Wow what a ride that was 1208 miles 4-1/2 days. ...

Wow what a ride that was 1208 miles 4-1/2 days.

Anybody considering it ..... do it !
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
Why do people worry about this so much ? ...

Why do people worry about this so much ?

every 1000 or so miles pull the plug and put a half a quart in and keep going... none of this shady aftermarket stuff that looks like it was developed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,037
Posted By Beardoge
Order a brand new cylinder piston and rings $600...

Order a brand new cylinder piston and rings $600 and be done with it....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 163,776
Posted By Beardoge
Just finished this ride with one other. WOW...

Just finished this ride with one other.

WOW what a great trip this is ! Thank you cannon very well laid out and so much variety...

we left from St Ignace parking in the rest area right by...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Heading to do the whole UPAT tomorrow starting...

Heading to do the whole UPAT tomorrow starting from st Ignace heading counter clockwise from there.

Looks like great weather hopefully it goes well...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
MCCCT through the big pines. ...

MCCCT through the big pines.

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee71/Beardoge/IMG_3787_zps88a36401.jpg





http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee71/Beardoge/IMG_3786_zps5ccab131.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
I've been riding a lot no keyboard...

I've been riding a lot no keyboard time....hammering single track every weekend in Grayling WITH my chest protector on....
Its been 8 weeks ribs are healed pretty well I get some pain with sneezes...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
So the guys and I were sitting around drinking...

So the guys and I were sitting around drinking and we figured out most of society's problems. But, then the un answerable question came up.....

Why do motorcycle transmissions go 1 down...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Well it's been almost 4 weeks since my crash that...

Well it's been almost 4 weeks since my crash that broke and displaced two of my ribs....

I feel pretty good most of the time but a hard laugh or sneeze certainly reminds me there not at all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
http://www.bikebandit.com/evs-vex-chest-protector-...

http://www.bikebandit.com/evs-vex-chest-protector-2012


What do you guys think of something like this ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
I know most of you guys ride the roads but after...

I know most of you guys ride the roads but after having my ribs broke, it seems like a good idea to get a chest protector now.
Have any of you guys wore one before ?

I do ride very difficult...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Went down hard on the big 530 last week up north...

Went down hard on the big 530 last week up north in Grayling broke left side ribs 4 and 5, displaced fracture meaning they were overlapping.
Rode 5 hours with broken ribs and the next day was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Sold my green bike and bought this 2009 530 last...

Sold my green bike and bought this 2009 530 last fall and wow what a bike it is !

But I think there's something wrong with it, Its ridiculously hard on rear tires .....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Well it could have been me..... except it would...

Well it could have been me..... except it would be 4th and 5th gear...LOL:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
That bike must be almost impossible to ride...

That bike must be almost impossible to ride conservatively I'm sure... As with my 530 EXC, Impossible to ride conservatively on the road...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Came around the corner onto wadhams and blasted...

Came around the corner onto wadhams and blasted past a car.....I was sitting there laughing like "come on slow car" move it !
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,595
Posted By Beardoge
Alright who was on the 990 in wadhams at 5:25...

Alright who was on the 990 in wadhams at 5:25 yesterday ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 839
Views: 40,247
Posted By Beardoge
I'll be slinging sand in Grayling this weekend. ...

I'll be slinging sand in Grayling this weekend. :1drink
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 163,776
Posted By Beardoge
cannon does the third day include the porcupine...

cannon does the third day include the porcupine mountains and the lake of the clouds lookout ? Going the around the south

(Houghton-Hancock to tip and then back to Marquette (very long day))
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 163,776
Posted By Beardoge
Cannon can you give some advice please. 4 of us...

Cannon can you give some advice please. 4 of us are riding this counter clockwise starting from St.Ignace.

Leaving on Saturday June 28th.. and trying to complete in 4 full days. So if its about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
I can't believe how easy it is to reset the...

I can't believe how easy it is to reset the odometer and hour meter on these bikes... Who knows how many they have on them when you buy them used...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
I just received a complete piston and cylinder...

I just received a complete piston and cylinder from KTM parts house out of Lexington Kentucky USA for $656.33 I talked to the parts manager and he gave me 5% more off for a total of $623.53 for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
Thank you fast4ward !

Thank you fast4ward !
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
Can somebody tell me which direction the piston...

Can somebody tell me which direction the piston rings are supposed to face ?

I mean where are the open ends supposed to be ?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
I cleaned them but they weren't much worse than...

I cleaned them but they weren't much worse than the pic shows...

Where do I get a tool to take the valve keepers out ?

do the seals just pull off ?


and on vertex's site they show part #...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
Ok forum lets hear you opinions 2009 530...

Ok forum lets hear you opinions

2009 530 EXC supposed to be low hours 40,50 but who knows.... Overall conditions would merit low hours I suppose....

The piston has this smear on the exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
Do you have to take the cam chain guides out to...

Do you have to take the cam chain guides out to take the head off ?

I have mine ready to take apart but it doesn't appear the head will go over the front guide without taking the guide out...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7,648
Views: 1,266,051
Posted By Beardoge
570..... 570 !!! :clap

570..... 570 !!! :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-05-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 163,776
Posted By Beardoge
Just got back from snowmobiling the Grand Marais...

Just got back from snowmobiling the Grand Marais to Seney area... Unless there's an epic change you WON'T even be able to ride a motorcycle in the beginning of May... The snow is awesome it's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,777
Posted By Beardoge
Nope.... take it out and fill the hole with a dab...

Nope.... take it out and fill the hole with a dab of silicone ..
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,481
Posted By Beardoge
Thanks for sharing 94, were heading the end of...

Thanks for sharing 94, were heading the end of June to do cannontracks UPAT we were hoping for a lot more dirt but he won't share his cannontrek files so we'll have to find the hard way ourselves I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19,045
Views: 1,096,603
Posted By Beardoge
Damn that's what I was thinking... We launch over...

Damn that's what I was thinking... We launch over little obstacles like that all the time. I wouldn't even think to take a pic of that, and if I did I sure wouldn't show it off....:rofl
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