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Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:28 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Have you tried rerouting the clutch cable? ...

Have you tried rerouting the clutch cable?
Rerouting the clutch cable will/should help; the cable does not have to go in front of the handle bars. Try routing it in front of the instrument...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Gen 1 = 2007 and earlier Gen 2 =2008+ ...

Gen 1 = 2007 and earlier
Gen 2 =2008+

IMO, A significant benefit of the Gen 2 cable is that it is a straight pull from the lever forward.
The Gen 1 Cable has a [miserable] armored 45degree...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
omy #1 reason to [not] buy this bike: ...

omy #1 reason to [not] buy this bike:

It's a 2000 Honda cbr 929rr. It has 21,xxx miles on the dash but had the motor gone thur less than 2000 miles ago (2nd time since I have had it).
m1.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Nicely balanced bike-

Jules,
You have nicely balanced your bike.
I especially like the lower CG you have attained.

Tell us about your luggage set up.
Which Wolfman bag are you using for the saddle bags,
and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 05:49 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
sshhhh. It is a very nice looking, $1400 bike....

sshhhh.
It is a very nice looking, $1400 bike.

m.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=markk53;25975897]I'm working on figuring a...

[QUOTE=markk53;25975897]I'm working on figuring a way to do a RotoPax without a rack or maybe one on the side below the overflow/battery, making the bracketry if I can do so, on the cheap and making...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12,633
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Posted By revmaaatin
and it still has OEM foot pegs. :fpalm

and it still has OEM foot pegs. :fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Perhaps this will help--

Perhaps this will help--
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Has anyone who has added a thermostat to their E had any problems with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
juat a little odd-

This is a nicely farkled bike. grin.
I find it a little odd that it [at least looks like] it is equipped with an OEM from tire. head scratch.
Must have gotten that cheap.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
I don 't have heated grips on my KLX250, at least...

I don 't have heated grips on my KLX250, at least not yet.
I do have them on my KLR650, and this is what I did.

Here is an alternative that I use every time I went to put heated grips on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Oh, I know the answer to than one!

Yawn.
Yes, I have, and do, and will. grin.
You are right and so is he.
And I am in heated agreement with both you.

You know,
Sometimes, good enough, is good enough; = Price points, budget,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 06:18 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
[QUOTE=BravoTango;25807675]Go watch the video and...

[QUOTE=BravoTango;25807675]Go watch the video and give me a follow, got a new hero4 black for xmas so hopefully more exciting video up soon! (maybe not this intense)

I watched it!
Glad to be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Q. What did the brother first ask?

Q. What was the question the brother asked when all violent motion stopped?
A. Is my bike OK?

That was well recorded; hopefully ended better than can be expected. When the bikes start tumbling,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
crashing is contageous

Yeah, silly crash stories--
I crashed, standing still in a NM rest stop. sigh.

I just finished riding the Great Divide Ride at Antelope Wells, NM. The trip home required an easterly heading on...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 03:12 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
just guessing--

Just guessing, you have more than 120 days till 'real' spring.
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 02:49 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Best defined by ability

Quote:
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Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 10:25 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
lead shot also--

damping mediums--2 different attempts!
I used #8 shot in one set of steel handle bars, cheap tub calk in another set.
Both seemed to work.
Note: I used a 'calk-plug' in both ends to hold the shot...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
That is hideous.

I say again,
That is hideous.
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 12:23 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Read the voltage with a volt meter.

Thanks Zedro-
Good advice here!

Check the battery voltage before battery tending.
Optimum voltage will be 12.6.
If it is below, charge it, then recheck it immediately after removing the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
here is what I do--

AS per suggestions in the thread,
Fuel on
Start cranking,
THEN
pull the choke/enricher.
Do not add any throttle until it starts.
Anything other than that, I get the same results as you. grin.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 09:38 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Yeah, that helps. Don't quite understand, the...

Yeah, that helps.
Don't quite understand, the 'want to try again' part of the post. shrug.

It all fits under the guise of situational awareness...= not being completely cognitive of your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Insurance anyone?

It is for a time such as this, you are glad you paid for full coverage insurance.
[IMO] shrug.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
I recall....

I believe there was a Georgia M/C site that gave an explanation.
It involved something about, 'loss of situational awareness'.
I thought he rode it to that location, but I might be mistaken.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Thanks.

[QUOTE=1994klr250;25774833]
2. I ordered the choke and mirror relocation bracket from eagle mike. I was going to try and fab something up, but I'm all for supporting a guy that makes quality stuff. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 09:09 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
Is the tank dented?

It looks like he is riding a bike with a dented tank.
Fail.
(yeah, I read all the previous post.)

That would have been a pretty scary ride.
"Keep riding the bike till all violent motion stops."...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:01 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
left clutch perch is what you want

AKA Billet Mirror Adapter w/Choke Mount PIC (http://www.angelfire.com/ut/moab/images/mirror-choke_mt2.jpg)

This evolved from breaking the left quadrant switch when falling on the left side and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
don't quite understand this...

MM-
What does this mean 'backing into the turn'.
I understand the slide part...even seen it with my own little eyes. grin.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 05:56 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
check the deck area

as a side bar note comment on Suburban (it is a pig on the Dragon. cough.)
You can make the wife, two kids and a dog puking sick if not real smooth... uh, if you try to hustle a Suburban through...
Forum: Hacks 12-03-2014, 08:10 AM
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Views: 516,655
Posted By revmaaatin
REpost here

[QUOTE=lorraine78;25628977]sorry but I am new on here and how do I put up a new post?i can only seem to reply to a current post cheers ,mmm ok I think this has worked,just to let the folk know about...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
I have weighed my bikes, but only use one scale....

I have weighed my bikes, but only use one scale. shrug.

It is not necessary to use two scales...only slightly more accurate to use two...but only if the scale are accurate to begin with. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
another solution

A section of conveyor belt would work as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
KLX vs KLR

[QUOTE=Skapegoat;25397767]Hi all, I am not sure that this is the right place to ask but it seems as good as any.

Skape-
I believe your concern and observation is this: What is illustrated is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 10:36 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
That's nice!

That is an exceptional shot.
AMen.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
thiner is better

Not such a good idea for every day use....IMO.
You will need to thin the sprocket shoulder.

You could:
1. have a machinist remove some metal from the sprocket shoulder, likely using a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By revmaaatin
you too?

Yep.
Those who have,
Those who will,
Those who will, again. cough.
yeah, ask me how I know.

Since you are already about the sprocket combinations,
You will probably never be happy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25,607
Views: 4,541,100
Posted By revmaaatin
Is this a bad thing?

Without looking at your Avatar, I said, 'Looks like Australia', especially by road and soil type.
Sure enough.
I must be doing way to much 'research'.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,110
Posted By revmaaatin
lovely kick stand--

Interesting bike.

Notice the absence of a kick stand.
I had a 72 XS650 without a (working) sidestand. I damaged the sidestand/spring mounting point on the frame; what a miserable time that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,671,110
Posted By revmaaatin
you got mail--email sent

inquiry sent.
m1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2014, 08:53 AM
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Views: 617,436
Posted By revmaaatin
You are very close. grin

Glad you liked our state and enjoyed your ride in the Black Hills!

You took your pictures while on your Sturgis trip; you are actually Iron Mt. Rd, one of three pigtails...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By revmaaatin
at this rate--

At the rate the photo shoot is unfolding, that MIFLH1 will s00n belong to (sic) the Gecko lizard;
then the plate would evolve, and now would read: GEKOBAIT.
shrug.
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