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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By SuperBonBon
That's some very useful information - I'll search...

That's some very useful information - I'll search more and see if I can find a comparison of the Akrapovic system to stock, which hopefully shouldn't be too hard based on the popularity and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-24-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By SuperBonBon
I would assume that the Revolution would be quite...

I would assume that the Revolution would be quite close to the Roxx.

I believe it was the Revolution I had on my R1150GS - which was borderline acceptable (at best) in terms of loudness.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Posted By SuperBonBon
2-into-1 Remus Roxx vs Wings...vs Stock

As the thread title suggests, I'm contemplating getting a 2-into-1 exhaust for my 2006 950 Adventure.

I have reasons for wanting to keep the stock exhaust: overall sound and sound level, and...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,721
Posted By SuperBonBon
I'm doing the CDR solo in late June and early...

I'm doing the CDR solo in late June and early July.

I fly into Tucson on the 20th of June (having my bike shipped there), head south through Tombstone to Douglas the next day, and then head north...
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 197,074
Posted By SuperBonBon
Low Beam Setup

Trent and/or Diego,

+1 to what these guys said.

Is it possible to run 2 LED's at a time? If so, I could run 2 with a shield over them to make a passable street-use low beam (wired to low on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
Hiya Ricky, I've read about your trials in...

Hiya Ricky,

I've read about your trials in many places, and your story was a major contributing factor to discounting the 690 specifically and scaring me from fuel injected bikes in general. I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
I still do most of my riding locally, but at...

I still do most of my riding locally, but at least once I year I'll do something bigger like Baja, the Trans-America Trail, the Continental Divide Ride, etc. Because of my location (Western Canada)...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
As you can see by the end of my last post, I do...

As you can see by the end of my last post, I do actually have a preference: it was for the KTM 530 EXC, which I hadn't fully discounted but at this time thought the TE630 might be the better...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
I'll be honest here and say that the 530 EXC is...

I'll be honest here and say that the 530 EXC is the bike I want to have. I sounds like an incredible machine. I still MAY decide to get one in fact.

I discounted it for now because all...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
Hi Fast, My XR wasn't stolen. Return...

Hi Fast,

My XR wasn't stolen. Return shipping to Canada was arranged through the same company that shipped the bike to Europe in the first place. I started that process about 6 months in advance...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,810
Posted By SuperBonBon
Fuel Injected Husqvarna TE610 / 630 vs XR650R

I'm looking for some feedback from those have owned either of the Huskies and the XR650R. This is my scenario:

I'm a current owner of an XR650R which I use for all my riding. I don't race, but I...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,040
Posted By SuperBonBon
Heated Vests - Gerbing MicroWire vs Exo2

I'm interested in hearing the views of anyone that has either owned or used BOTH vests. I have done tons of research into every brand/make of heated garment, and these two are the easy...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 119,965
Posted By SuperBonBon
Why sit here and argue whether they are violating...

Why sit here and argue whether they are violating a license by selling d3o armor? The email below states they are selling it - so order some.

If you're from the USA and are pissed off because...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,547
Views: 216,351
Posted By SuperBonBon
For the experts: I have a Ricky Stator...

For the experts:

I have a Ricky Stator 2x100w running separate AC and DC systems – both with floating grounds.

The AC system runs the headlight (55/60w) and Dual Star grip heaters (drawing 37...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 76,991
Posted By SuperBonBon
Assuming your last line is true (quoted below),...

Assuming your last line is true (quoted below), then technically you need nothing. Of course, there are a few things almost everybody wouldn't go without, which are:

Luggage
Bigger Gas Tank...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 76,991
Posted By SuperBonBon
I think you did real good. :clap Tom's...

I think you did real good. :clap

Tom's bike just needs a bigger tank, and both bikes need saddlebags or panniers. I'm a huge fan of soft luggage - hard luggage has some potential advantages but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 76,991
Posted By SuperBonBon
I owned the DR650 for about 40,000 miles, and...

I owned the DR650 for about 40,000 miles, and rode the Trans-America Trail with it, alongside a friend on the XR650L. I've only test-ridden the WR250R, but have been following it's progress very...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 33,072
Posted By SuperBonBon
Just installed my new brace. Took less than 5...

Just installed my new brace. Took less than 5 minutes to get on - a perfect fit! Way easier to get on than the original hardware.

My brace was shipped out the day after I ordered it, and arrived...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I talked to the salesmen at my local dealership,...

I talked to the salesmen at my local dealership, who gave me "their information" on this very subject. After they had their annual meetings with the Honda distributor, they (the salesmen) both had...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I just added everything up - about $1750...

I just added everything up - about $1750 Canadian, excluding shipping. Maybe $50 in miscellaneous costs (nuts, bolts, glue, switches, electrical connectors, etc.) There were a few things that I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2008, 01:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I just went through a fairly lengthy process to...

I just went through a fairly lengthy process to figure out that exact thing.

With the stock gearing (14/48) I hit 60mph at 5000rpm and 63mph at 5300rpm. I found that 5000rpm to be the upper end...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I follow! You've confirmed what I was...

I follow!

You've confirmed what I was thinking. Unfortunately, I don't think that the sensor would fit anywhere on the hoses feeding the engine. They might - I just didn't look that closely....
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I have to admit, I'm not sure if I'm getting the...

I have to admit, I'm not sure if I'm getting the most accurate reading possible. The Vapor kit sent to me (in error) was for a Honda CRF. The sending unit in that kit is a 19mm, so Trail Tech sent...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
You can see in this side view that the fan...

You can see in this side view that the fan housing lines up nice and flush with the edge of the radiator:

186003

I didn't use the thermocoupler sent with the fan, because it's set at 85...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
The fan (from post #19) arrived. It has 4...

The fan (from post #19) arrived. It has 4 pre-drilled holes around the outer edge and 4 screws.

The fan itself fits perfectly over the stock tangs on the rear of the right radiator. I drilled new...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I ended up repeating the process using the...

I ended up repeating the process using the original foam. It worked GREAT! The 1-1/2" of extra width on each side was all I needed.

For the record, the original seating area on the stock seat...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I'm not happy with the finished seat on the bike....

I'm not happy with the finished seat on the bike. The extra height of the Tall seat from Guts resulted in an increased slope angled towards the front of the bike. I also felt much to "elevated" on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
Finished seat from the side: 185998

Finished seat from the side:

185998
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
Finished seat from the top: 185996

Finished seat from the top:

185996
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
You can see in this picture how I carved the foam...

You can see in this picture how I carved the foam to be straight up from the outer edge of the original seat. You can actual flare outward a little to gain even more width. I did that with my last...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
Seat and blue foam from the side: 185994

Seat and blue foam from the side:

185994
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
Using the electric knife, I slowly carved the...

Using the electric knife, I slowly carved the blue foam to shape, keeping the top face flat and flaring the sides out on the actual seating area. The sides narrow towards the front to the original...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
Here's a shot of the new foam from the rear: ...

Here's a shot of the new foam from the rear:

185992
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I glued three layers of the blue camping foam on...

I glued three layers of the blue camping foam on the sides of the seat, wrapping it just around the curve onto the top face.

Here's a shot of the seat and new foam from the top:

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Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I bought the required materials and set out to...

I bought the required materials and set out to widen the seat myself. The cover from Guts is plenty wide enough to put several inches of foam either for height and/or width.

The materials are:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I received my guts Medium Tall seat and seat...

I received my guts Medium Tall seat and seat cover from Guts Racing. The told me directly on the phone that it was "signifigantly wider" than the stock seat. However, I measured and found that it's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 04:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
The same seat, from the side: 183924 ...

The same seat, from the side:

183924

Looks like a good fit to me - doesn't look out of place because it's too thick or bulky.

When my seat materials arrives, I'll post the procedure of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
I'm not exactly sure how much wider it is yet -...

I'm not exactly sure how much wider it is yet - mine hasn't arrived. I grabbed the following picture from another thread, which shows the tall seat. From that angle it looks like it would be...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
All the components in the headlight shroud are...

All the components in the headlight shroud are mounted to the aluminum backing plate, which I HOPE would shield them from some/most of a direct hit to the front. The top of that mounting plate is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2008, 04:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 51,517
Posted By SuperBonBon
So I'm nearly there! I'm replacing the...

So I'm nearly there!

I'm replacing the cluch bushing and the crankshaft seal with the new updated units - other than that the bike is mechanically where I want it to be.

The new handlebars...
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