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Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 109,229
Posted By advrider58
If you have not already, consider including Utah...

If you have not already, consider including Utah route 24 and 12 to get you from Green River to Kanab. Route 12 is a fantastic moto road and you will go by the Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase, and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 613,966
Posted By advrider58
I've been using a similar alternative. Wolfman...

I've been using a similar alternative. Wolfman racks, expedition and tank bags, generic duffel and RotoPax fuel (right). Since these pictures, I use a larger duffel that fits all the camp gear....
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,959,498
Posted By advrider58
Talking Air Box Temperature Sensor Connector

Good advice. Thanks all! As of last night, it's fixed.

Rather than re-soldering to the "stub" wire exiting the connector, I took the connector completely apart this time right down to pulling the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,959,498
Posted By advrider58
Good stuff! The wire on my bike has plenty of...

Good stuff! The wire on my bike has plenty of slack so is under no "pulling" stress. It hangs straight down from the sensor then over to a cable tie at the frame.

Did you splice in the wire for...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,959,498
Posted By advrider58
Where to get an Air Box Temperature Sensor Connector

Once again (third time!) the wires on the connector have broken. :cry

http://www.buttonhome.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=60469&g2_serialNumber=3

While I've added...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 74,767
Posted By advrider58
My version of a DR Supermoto: ...

My version of a DR Supermoto:

http://www.buttonhome.org/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=49232&g2_serialNumber=1

In action:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,680
Posted By advrider58
For two-up camping, as others have commented, I...

For two-up camping, as others have commented, I allocate one sidebag each to personal items. Left mine, right to passenger. The camping gear goes into a U-bag that fits over the saddlebags and across...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,959,498
Posted By advrider58
+ 1 Renazco. Sent from my ThinkPad Tablet...

+ 1 Renazco.

Sent from my ThinkPad Tablet using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18,208
Views: 1,959,498
Posted By advrider58
Which brake pads?

Time to replace my brake pads on the 690 Enduro. But, I'm confused.

Ordered up some EBC FA181R, which is the EBC part that all sources show as correct for a 2008 KTM 690 Enduro front (including...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 620,941
Posted By advrider58
Hi Jay! What I'd look at in order: 1....

Hi Jay! What I'd look at in order:

1. Something rubbing on the throttle grip (guards, lock)
2. Lube the throttle cable
3. Return cable too tight
4. Something rubbing on the carb linkage
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
I've been using a product called Cable Life from...

I've been using a product called Cable Life from Protectall (http://www.protectall.com/searchresult.aspx?CategoryID=10) for years on many bikes. They have a cable luber device that makes it easy....
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Question Dynojet Kit and white spacer

My bike (2005 DR w/Jesse airbox mod, stock pipe, dynojet kit) runs rather well day-to-day where I live at sea level. But, I do have some "odd" behavior (misfires or dead-spots) from time-to-time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 28,600
Posted By advrider58
Question Do I have the locations correct?

Sorry guys. WMRS event noob here.

Do I understand correctly that the camp spot is the Browns Owens River Campground off Benton Crossing Rd and the WMRS is south of the campground on White...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
While I don't know when they started shipping the...

While I don't know when they started shipping the new design with the tanks, I can tell you how to know if you have the new or old design.

The old cap uses a completely separate single rubber unit...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 620,941
Posted By advrider58
Solar Panel

Jay,

I've been following along with your reports since your overnight with us in Paso Robles, CA. Yesterday I heard your interview on Side Stands Up. All good stuff! Seems like you're having a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Talking IMS has a better cap. I had your problem in...

IMS has a better cap. I had your problem in spades. Went through 3 caps with the all rubber gasket/baffle part. The solution ... this post...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Here's a post...

Here's a post (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=12451219&highlight=wolfman+alpha#post12451219) that might help.
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Yep. The lower screw is not covered by the...

Yep.

The lower screw is not covered by the clutch so no problem there at all. My recollection is the upper screw has less than 1" of space. The angle makes getting a screwdriver in there...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
http://www.buttonhome.org/docs/images/ns.jpg ...

http://www.buttonhome.org/docs/images/ns.jpg



My mistake. I ... er ... misspoke or mistyped or whatever it's called when you type without thinking. :shog

What I was trying to say (poorly) is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Please forgive my inappropriate use of fastener...

Please forgive my inappropriate use of fastener terminology. I stand corrected. I did in fact mean "socket head cap screws" a.k.a. "allen heads".
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Pictures? :ear

Pictures? :ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Talking Neutral Switch Screws

While doing general maintenance on my 2005 DR after a two week Baja trip, it seemed like as good a time as any to deal with the still virgin neutral switch screws. 10k Miles on them.

The cover...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 620,941
Posted By advrider58
Thumb Paso Overnight

Jay arrived in Paso Robles, CA after some cold dark coastal riding. We got him into a hot shower and poured soup into him. :D After an overnight rest and chain adjustment, we sent him on his way.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
The side racks do add "insurance". The bottom of...

The side racks do add "insurance". The bottom of the Alpha bag just touches the top edge of the rack. On the side, about half the bag is on the plastic side panel with the remainder on the rear...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
I have both the Wolfman alpha bag and panniers....

I have both the Wolfman alpha bag and panniers. Unfortunately I don't have any pictures that show much detail. Here's one that gives some idea:
http://www.buttonhome.org/docs/images/bags.jpg

I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Check your drive chain adjustment. If it is too...

Check your drive chain adjustment. If it is too loose the chain will roll/rub on the bottom roller near the swing arm pivot bolt. Under higher loads there is more chain slack on the bottom so you may...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 620,941
Posted By advrider58
Cry Wow! It's been hard for you to get started! I was...

Wow! It's been hard for you to get started! I was looking forward to meeting you tonight and learning a bit more about your trip. Hopefully that will still happen in a few days.

Having broken...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,755
Posted By advrider58
The Route

In a search for contributing something to the story with meaning, here's my lame addition, the route while in Baja and the altitude profile.

1,785 miles in Baja
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,755
Posted By advrider58
But, I, the intrepid DR operator, stupidly did...

But, I, the intrepid DR operator, stupidly did not gas at Gonzaga. Should have hit up the kayakers for some fuel. My bad fuel/range math was off by 5 miles. :shog
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,755
Posted By advrider58
Good bike--stupid rider. :lol3 A violation of my...

Good bike--stupid rider. :lol3 A violation of my first rule of Baja:

1. where there's gas, buy gas.
2. don't eat uncooked vegetables.
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,755
Posted By advrider58
The Suzuki is very patriotic. No foreign...

The Suzuki is very patriotic. No foreign embarrassments. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Accessories/Wolf_Sid...

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Accessories/Wolf_Side_Rack.jpg

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/Accessories/wolf_side_rack.html


http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/SpecialSale/Teton_Saddle_Bags250.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Intiminators

:thumb Happy with mine. I've had them installed for 8 months with the original springs. While possibly the springs are a bit soft for me (~200 lbs) I like the compliant ride. The intiminators deal...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
My suggestion is a bit over your budget but their...

My suggestion is a bit over your budget but their long life and other virtues might make it worth the expense to you. Consider Aerostich Combat Lites...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Not eBay but is this...

Not eBay but is this (http://www.promotobillet.com/catalog/product_info.php/manufacturers_id/13/products_id/190) what you are looking for?
http://www.promotobillet.com/catalog/images/rack-it-2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
As others have said, for all off-road riding...

As others have said, for all off-road riding likely not needed but for longer street stuff, definitely yes.

In my case, most rides involve many miles of pavement followed by off-road. A Baja ride...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
They work on my bike with the ball ends still in...

They work on my bike with the ball ends still in place. It is a tight fit but it works.

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_8uovWlrB9so/SvhHUzZn7WI/AAAAAAAAAN8/KLabA3SBfVA/CIMG1392.JPG
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Sure. Here's IMS' contact info e-mail:...

Sure. Here's IMS' contact info

e-mail: info@imsproducts.com
phone: 800-237-9906 (skype:8002379906)
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Thumb New design IMS tank cap and gasket

I spoke to IMS about all the problems I've had with self-destructing cap gaskets (3 in 18 months):cry. They had a new design just being completed and offered to send me one for $10 when ready.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 97,588
Views: 18,531,650
Posted By advrider58
Grip Ideas

I've had good results using Pro Grips model 699 or 714. :thumb Both are soft rubber giving good "stickiness" as well as absorbing vibration.

The 714s were on my KLR650 that did 4 Baja trips and a...
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