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Forum: Hacks 05-17-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,862
Posted By FriedDuck
Awesome, congrats on the new rig! :clap I've...

Awesome, congrats on the new rig! :clap

I've only ridden a Mz500 with a hack but I'm hooked.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-29-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By FriedDuck
Another Damn Bike Lane in ATL

Keep in mind this is coming from a cyclist who rides on our roads every day. I support the idea of transportation alternatives, and recognize that what we're doing now isn't working.

That said,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Gotta love an animal that's already...

Gotta love an animal that's already burrito-shaped. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Get the hell out, that's awesome! :clap

Get the hell out, that's awesome! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
BTW, if you're in GA go to http://dds.ga.gov/ and...

BTW, if you're in GA go to http://dds.ga.gov/ and create an online account. THEN you can change your address or replace a lost license without needing to visit those fine folks :deal

It requires...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Stoddard's This Weekend

What're you going to kill that snake with? :evil

Stoddard's is having an event at their midtown range this weekend. Range time is a little spendy but some of the deals on guns are solid. Event...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-23-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Damn son, that looked like a lot of work! Fun,...

Damn son, that looked like a lot of work! Fun, and an adventure to be sure.
No Mexico in the cards for me until the kids are out of college but that looks like a great trip in a couple of years.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 179,005
Posted By FriedDuck
I finally got my bike buttoned back up so there's...

I finally got my bike buttoned back up so there's hope yet. :evil

Oh and in case you let your guard down, a couple of guys were shot & killed in L5P last weekend. Y'all be safe out there.

Jeff
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By FriedDuck
Thanks. Just making sure I'm not missing...

Thanks. Just making sure I'm not missing something obvious before ponying up. American television sucks.
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By FriedDuck
2015 racing coverage: any better?

I think we have the 2nd most expensive package directv offers and I'm finding that if anything it's worse than last year. Can't get WSB, motogp, really anything more than supercross.

Any options...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,864
Posted By FriedDuck
Need a jacket? ...

Need a jacket?

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/mpo/4871776434.html

Impossibly good deal. $50 for a Vanson size 46 in the Athens area. Not my style or I'd drive up there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By FriedDuck
Very cool. I ride one once and holy shit what a...

Very cool. I ride one once and holy shit what a bike. I was scared off by the lack of a dealer network and didn't buy it, but it was awesome.

Jeff
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-11-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,004
Posted By FriedDuck
Damn I haven't had so much fun watching videos in...

Damn I haven't had so much fun watching videos in a long time. Awesome! :clap

I've ridden a 950, 990 and a 950 SE and if they can dial in the FI to be like their carb'd bikes I'd buy one. I still...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
No shit. Still works okay on the phone but...

No shit. Still works okay on the phone but unusable on iPad. I deleted it after 2 minutes trying to find something.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
Check voltage. That's my answer for everything...

Check voltage. That's my answer for everything now, I'm afraid. Mine acted completely bizarre before finally throwing a code to throw me off its trail. Only after resetting the TPS and still having...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/14-9008...

http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/14-9008
http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/14-9002

$8 for the brake lever and $32.20 for the clutch. (I searched using my model year but I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-28-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,959
Views: 286,512
Posted By FriedDuck
Sorry to hear about it, that sucks. Generally,...

Sorry to hear about it, that sucks. Generally, park on the street on flat shoals/glenwood or the lot behind the Elder tree, and don't leave even change visible, and you should be okay. The lots...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-15-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Someone buy this!

No time or funds for it but this looks like a blast. A street-legal 465 2-stroke. What could go wrong? :lol3

Looks super clean too.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/mcy/4713329193.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
Can't remember where I bought it but there's a...

Can't remember where I bought it but there's a kit with magura fluid, the hose and a syringe that did the trick. Until I discovered that I used a big syringe bought at a hardware store to season...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
Resurrecting this. Anyone confirm whether this is...

Resurrecting this. Anyone confirm whether this is like the 200 or 400 series G2 cam? I haven't found a direct back-to-back comparison or any pics that would let me know.

Jeff
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Four wheeling near Atlanta

A buddy wants to take his kid four-wheeling near Atlanta. Nothing crazy, just something to get out in a 4WD truck in. I've heard of a couple of places (the mud flats) but don't know the details.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 19,776
Posted By FriedDuck
This. It'll come right off. If you were in...

This. It'll come right off. If you were in Atlanta you could borrow mine (bought, I think, to remove a Ducati clutch basket!)


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Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,646
Posted By FriedDuck
You're getting better advice here than at the...

You're getting better advice here than at the dealership. I'd add to what wiswoodsguy said. I'd personally get the DR650 among what you listed, just for being able to handle the highway in a little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 179,005
Posted By FriedDuck
Ah, I've seen Kyle's stuff around and always...

Ah, I've seen Kyle's stuff around and always wondered who that was. Thanks! (I love Georgia folk art.)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By FriedDuck
Just happened to see this. I have the KTM cable...

Just happened to see this. I have the KTM cable in Atlanta, which is a different animal than the Triumph one.

Loading the software and using it is a simple thing; any Windows laptop will do as...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By FriedDuck
Without questioning why you don't want to use...

Without questioning why you don't want to use Atlanta BMW or Blue Moon, I'd look into Boxxerworks. I know he works on airheads and assume he can find his way around a GS

http://www.boxerworks.org/...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Article on the old prison farm

This 205?

There's an article on the old prison farm (http://clatl.com/atlanta/the-uncertain-future-of-the-old-atlanta-prison-farm/Content?oid=12116684) in the Loaf. I need to get down there with...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 68,610
Posted By FriedDuck
I've been following this for a while and it's...

I've been following this for a while and it's impressive on SO many levels. You need to submit it to BikeEXIF (love that site.)

Or I will if you're too modest :deal

+1 on wanting updates on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,977
Posted By FriedDuck
Nice job. Been following with interest about...

Nice job. Been following with interest about what's involved but I hope I never have to go through this!
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
This is random but in case it helps anyone. I was...

This is random but in case it helps anyone. I was in Chapel Hill recently and one of the local KTM dealers was offering all bikes at invoice, or so they claimed. Among the pics is a 690 enduro. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 179,005
Posted By FriedDuck
Isle of Man is a dream trip. Only I want to go...

Isle of Man is a dream trip. Only I want to go for the TT. Good luck in the race!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
Whadja get next?

Whadja get next?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-03-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 179,005
Posted By FriedDuck
Dean, I saw your ad too while trolling for...

Dean,

I saw your ad too while trolling for 690 parts--sorry to hear of it. The stuff that's been keeping me from riding and playing (690 was dead, selling and buying a house) is nearly behind me...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,452
Posted By FriedDuck
Thanks Gen, Hoots. So is Superplush the one...

Thanks Gen, Hoots.

So is Superplush the one to beat? Konflict? It looks like Slavens is out of the suspension game.

I love the idea of swapping internals if that brings it to a whole new level....
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 62,452
Posted By FriedDuck
Good shops in the States for a 690 rebuild?

I'm looking to have both ends of my 2008 revalved to get rid of the usual complaints. Harshness in the front end, little resistance to bottoming, etc.. Are there shops in the States with a lot of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,530
Posted By FriedDuck
I can't believe there's any debate. Suspension is...

I can't believe there's any debate. Suspension is designed to handle a shock load. Center stands aren't. One method has oil/springs/air chamber/damping to respond to the loads of a sharp pothole....
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
I don't know if the link is good any more (site's...

I don't know if the link is good any more (site's blocked at work) but Maurizio (an inmate here) did a Vapor installation and had worked out most of the details on the pin-out. Maybe he'll chime in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
Is this the throttle blade that's controlled by...

Is this the throttle blade that's controlled by the computer? Would swapping to the Vortex eliminate this as a failure point? Someone else on this thread mentioned a throttle body motor failure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31,111
Views: 2,497,110
Posted By FriedDuck
D.O.G. Dualsporters Of Georgia

There's a guy on craigslist with a blown-up final drive on his R1200GS if anyone has any suggestions for him. Even my tools are locked away in a storage unit while I move so I'm no help.

The 690...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22,956
Views: 2,858,122
Posted By FriedDuck
Mine manifested itself as an implausible TPS...

Mine manifested itself as an implausible TPS value. After adjusting that I figured out the voltage error.

Just got it back on the road last weekend. It took:

Reg/Rect from a 600rr Honda off...
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