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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 01:19 AM
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Posted By LexTalionis
I'll bet you wear a belt AND suspenders! :rofl ...

I'll bet you wear a belt AND suspenders! :rofl


Another regular on this thread has a timely statement at the end of his posts: Every bike I ever owned, was the best bike I ever owned, while I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 03:38 PM
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Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
Clutch lever range

My data point for clutch lever pull: I've got 26K on the odometer, OE cable and lever. I've adjusted the tightness of the cable at the lever maybe twice to keep the proper lever slack. I use two...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 05:47 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Before I replaced my first tire myself, I was...

Before I replaced my first tire myself, I was advised to change the FRONT tire first, as it is a much easier job to do than the rear. I'm very glad I took that advice, I pass this on to everyone...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
A question: since so many owners have problems...

A question: since so many owners have problems with the female Allen on the larger cover rounding out, why not use a 1/2" drive depression instead?

Are your caps made of sturdier material than...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:49 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
I've put on three sets of those tires; only the...

I've put on three sets of those tires; only the first tire was difficult, I was doing what you are doing: learning on the job. Get an education first, lots of YouTube videos to show you how to mount...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 11:43 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
It's been said before, I'll say it again: that...

It's been said before, I'll say it again: that cheap, small Harbor Freight bead breaker, for motorcycle tires, works great and has saved me lots of aggravation.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 04:52 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Hi Derek, I agree with you concerning the...

Hi Derek,

I agree with you concerning the significant benefits! Ethanol helps me endure my in-laws during family get-togethers, and back before I got married, I used ethanol to make myself more...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2013, 12:26 AM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Procycle clarification please

Does this statement mean that you were and are selling the MSU16 lever, the one specific for the current generation DR?

Thanks,
Lex
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Replacement shift lever

Bill Eakins, thank you for your response, I note you were credited in the webBikeWorld article that I had independently found after posting my query. In that article Rick K. stated:
Moose Racing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 98,673
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Posted By LexTalionis
Gear shift lever replacement

I need a replacement gear shift lever.

At around 16k miles I noticed play in the interface between the gear shift lever and the gear shift shaft, so I tightened the lever end around the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,689,378
Posted By LexTalionis
Tire Recommendation for a friend

Greetings Fellow Thumper Enthusiasts!

Im visiting from the DR650 forum, trying to help out a good friend who recently bought an XRR and now needs to buy his first set of new tires. He has...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
That's a very impressive work-around! ...

That's a very impressive work-around!

Lacking that degree of imagination, I used the rear brake instead.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2013, 01:43 AM
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Posted By LexTalionis
One of the hex screws on the header pipe guard is...

One of the hex screws on the header pipe guard is the only fastener that has disappeared in over two decades and a half dozen bikes.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98,673
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Posted By LexTalionis
Grifter: Thank you for taking the time to post...

Grifter: Thank you for taking the time to post these pics, excellent visual education.

I recall when I let the chain and sprockets get too worn on my KLR, the sensation while riding the bike was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2013, 03:30 AM
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Views: 444,959
Posted By LexTalionis
Catfish, thanks for the reminder about Songdog,...

Catfish, thanks for the reminder about Songdog, good to hear Rev is still holding the place open for camping. My group rode down there "religiously" each Spring and Fall for the events - Summer was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
Damn! I was waiting till I had read to the end of...

Damn! I was waiting till I had read to the end of the thread before posting the exact same response, and then read I had been beat!

Good call.

Lex
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2013, 01:17 AM
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Views: 444,959
Posted By LexTalionis
You need to use a threadlocker. Lex

You need to use a threadlocker.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
And some folks here previously questioned why I...

And some folks here previously questioned why I preferred to purchase a new DR! One of the best things about the DR, and the same reason I prefer a new with the additional cost, is that they are so...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 11:13 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
My immediate thought was this is a troll. Lex

My immediate thought was this is a troll.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 11:12 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Maybe, your mileage is so consistent because...

Maybe, your mileage is so consistent because you're getting 20% less mpg than most riders of DRs?

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 05:39 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Thank you and no more postings on this problem

Thank you, Krusty and also Roger and ER70S-2 for your efforts at sorting this out.


If Roger tried to PM me, I wouldnt be able to receive the PM




I notice that Adv Grifter...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2013, 12:49 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
TO: KRUSTY / off topic

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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 07:53 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
The following sources disagree.... ...

The following sources disagree....

http://www.goodyear.com/en-US/tires/category/summer
http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/how-to/products/know-your-tires-all-season-vs-summer-9647443...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 98,673
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Posted By LexTalionis
Bridgestone Tire Warning (maybe)

Ive admitted previously that I owned a KLR650 previous to owning my beloved DR650. Some of my friends still ride KLRs, the poor, misguided souls. :D


One of them, knowing that the DR650...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
More shocking to me was when I had the KLR, all...

More shocking to me was when I had the KLR, all three of the local Kawasaki dealers had NO valve shims in stock! Each place I asked the parts guy what the mechanics did then, with no shims available....
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
I installed these side protectors and tail rack...

I installed these side protectors and tail rack three years ago. The metal tubing is sufficient for the application, all welds look good, I like the way they look on my black '09.

I always carry a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 07:44 PM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Off topic question: I cant use Personal Messages

For the past two days Ive had a problem with ADVrider personal messaging.

I log in to send a PM, find I have to go to Control Panel to access my PM Folder, there is no click-through by my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
Beautiful! Please post detailed pics of the...

Beautiful! Please post detailed pics of the finished bike.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 12:34 AM
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Posted By LexTalionis
Speaking for myself and I'm sure for many, many...

Speaking for myself and I'm sure for many, many others: we are very grateful for your efforts, also!

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
Cycle World lauds the DR650SE

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 444,959
Posted By LexTalionis
I had totally forgotten about the stretch of...

I had totally forgotten about the stretch of China Grade to the B.S. camp, though, how long is that, maybe a mile? A few years ago a friend and I rode into the B.S. camp, when nothing was going on;...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 444,959
Posted By LexTalionis
This. I've ridden all the legal roadways in that...

This. I've ridden all the legal roadways in that area with a park ranger (for San Jose) who lives a few miles from the park, and there are no dirt roads legally passable by the public.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
Be aware your DR may not have the OEM chain size,...

Be aware your DR may not have the OEM chain size, as in 520 vs 525. Something else to be aware of.

Probably best to simply replace both sprockets and the chain, then you will be sure of what you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
For only the second time in four years do I...

For only the second time in four years do I disagree with you. I've had these devices - the "fat" variant - on all my four bikes (cruiser/sportbike/dualsport) for the past decade, and would not ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
That new paint color must be very expensive. Same...

That new paint color must be very expensive. Same Bay Area, but 2009: OTD at $5,400, cash.

Lex
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
And some riders here wonder why others of us...

And some riders here wonder why others of us prefer to purchase a new motorcycle, one that hasn't experienced the attention of well-intentioned, but uneducated previous owners! Well, here's why!
...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 62,585
Posted By LexTalionis
I purchased one of these helmets, good value for...

I purchased one of these helmets, good value for the money. However, got home, took off the sticker on the flip-down shield, and found too much optical distortion just off the right of center. Took...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
OE tank. If you stated your tank is an IMS in...

OE tank. If you stated your tank is an IMS in your previous post, I missed it.
Lex
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 98,673
Views: 18,816,306
Posted By LexTalionis
While I've only taken off the cap on my carb...

While I've only taken off the cap on my carb once, and it was over three years ago, to fix the overly lean mixture endemic to the DR, I recall leaving the tank, seat, side panels and all cables...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,808
Posted By LexTalionis
Greetings from California, USA! I congratulate...

Greetings from California, USA! I congratulate you on your use of my native tongue, English; I am not bilingual, and so admire others who are. And thank you for the excellent photos of your work as...
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