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Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By uscgrescue
Thanks Harvey, that will point me in the right...

Thanks Harvey, that will point me in the right direction. I believe I found a match on ebay with a 93-97 400/620. I pulled the trigger on them, unfortunately they are coming from England, so it will...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By uscgrescue
2000 KTM SXC 400 Plastics

Good morning all...... I just picked up a 2000 KTM SXC 400, and am having a heck of time finding parts for it. The engine is a basic kick start LC4, no problems there. Already put in an order for a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-02-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By uscgrescue
I would say 10 miles is a fair range to determine...

I would say 10 miles is a fair range to determine where the WX/Rain/Snow is going. It has an automatic scroll feature that shows you a few frames so you can figure out which way it is moving. I am a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-02-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,059
Posted By uscgrescue
Steve, My wife bought me one for my...

Steve,

My wife bought me one for my birthday this past August. It overall is a good unit, I mounted it on my Super Tenere. It also comes with a car cradle. My only problem with it is sometimes...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,933
Posted By uscgrescue
Bert's Cycle Center in Hamburg(Buffalo) NY had...

Bert's Cycle Center in Hamburg(Buffalo) NY had one the other day. They also had a DL1000 Adventure and DL650 Adventure. I bought my Super Tenere from them, good price and excellent customer service...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,651
Posted By uscgrescue
Glad you enjoyed Copper Harbor. My wife was...

Glad you enjoyed Copper Harbor. My wife was stationed up there in Houghton with the Coast Guard a few years ago, and we visit from time to time. Swing by the CG Station and ask for a tour of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By uscgrescue
Thanks, looking forward to a great day. ...

Thanks, looking forward to a great day.

Was able to get out of work by 3pm, looked up a buddy in Avon who rides a Factory Aprilia RSV-1000. We met up and rode on about 80 miles of side country...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By uscgrescue
I am heading back through on Thursday around mid...

I am heading back through on Thursday around mid day, let me know

/r
Seth
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-11-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By uscgrescue
Buffalo, NY to Lorain, OH

Had a work trip to Lorain, went home to grab by luggage, then had an idea..... ride instead of drive the truck, after all, we are in a recession! Weather was less than ideal, high wind warnings, cold...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,241
Posted By uscgrescue
If you have the time in Alabama, check out...

If you have the time in Alabama, check out Dauphin Island, AL. I spent 2 months down there for the oil spill last summer, wish I had the bike, stuck in a rental car instead! Scenic roads, nice...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,241
Posted By uscgrescue
I am in the same boat as you sir, I am attending...

I am in the same boat as you sir, I am attending my USCG Chief's Academy in CA this summer (from Buffalo, NY) and using the trip to clear my mind and get back to the basics for a few days on either...
Forum: Americas 03-09-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
I was confused, who the heck is "Mr. Happy?" Went...

I was confused, who the heck is "Mr. Happy?" Went to Aerostitch and there he is! It is only 7.00.......... lol
Forum: Americas 03-09-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Changed out the front sprocket to a 16T when the...

Changed out the front sprocket to a 16T when the bike was 2 weeks old, and at the same time dropped a tooth on my DR650 woods bike. I hear everyone talking about the barren interstate, something...
Forum: Americas 03-08-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Since it is a work trip, one that under no...

Since it is a work trip, one that under no circumstances I can be late for, my current plan is to make time/mileage early on the trip, and start slowing it down and checking out the sights on near...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Both good points. I have dealt with wind on a...

Both good points. I have dealt with wind on a short ride of 100 miles, but it hasn't dawned on me that summer can still bring its challenges. Being in New England for the last 15 years has its own...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Living in Buffalo, I am all set for snow right...

Living in Buffalo, I am all set for snow right now, it has been a long winter! I think I have some of those socks you speak of, they were issued a long time ago but never worn. I will have to dig...
Forum: Americas 03-05-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
I know exactly what you mean about getting wet...

I know exactly what you mean about getting wet and being dry in an hour. In my middle east days in the past it would be so hot out you could jump in the water in full uniform and be dry in 30...
Forum: Americas 03-05-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Excellent suggestion. I plan also to have my...

Excellent suggestion. I plan also to have my camel back unit with 2 bladders in my tank bag for hydration while riding. Thanks for the feedback.

/r
Seth
Forum: Americas 03-05-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,358
Posted By uscgrescue
Upcoming Trip-Buffalo to San Fran

Good evening all

Found out work has to send me to some training in August for a month, and I am considering taking the KLR650 cross country, since it would be a paid for trip by the job. For 2600...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,213
Posted By uscgrescue
Ok, I will spend some more time cycling the...

Ok, I will spend some more time cycling the suspension and see what turns up. I think the chain might be too loose now I think about it, it is about 1.5 inches of deflection top to bottom. Thanks for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,213
Posted By uscgrescue
Rick, Never had one, bike came without...

Rick,

Never had one, bike came without one.... any other ideas? Thanks for the quick feedback!

Seth
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,055,213
Posted By uscgrescue
New guy with a new problem

Hello to all my fellow DR650 riders. I am a proud owner of a 2001 DR650 I picked up used a few months back. I wanted to build a bike capable of relaxed riding, long distance trips, and the option to...
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