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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,793
Posted By eakins
I know that's an honest answer, but also will get...

I know that's an honest answer, but also will get ya whole bunch of potential customers saying f that shop...with the word spreading around town. It's really that hard to count off stacks of $100...
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By eakins
Gore TeX is the new bike announcement guy.

Gore TeX is the new bike announcement guy.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By eakins
You're going with a place holder before the real...

You're going with a place holder before the real bike is shown?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,332
Posted By eakins
My father was a gm dealer. That code is something...

My father was a gm dealer. That code is something along the lines of the build order is in the plant cue system and is ready to roll. All build parts are in the supply chain. The plant accepted the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
Just need to go tour with you and I know where to...

Just need to go tour with you and I know where to find a spare :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
that's 22 oz. well short of a qt at 32 oz. ...

that's 22 oz. well short of a qt at 32 oz.
that seems low or does that what cogent specifies?

http://www.convertunits.com/from/cc/to/oz
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
quick question? how much oil is used per leg...

quick question?

how much oil is used per leg for DDC valves?
more than 1 qt? less?

compressed fork oil height? or CCs of oil added?

i have almost 2qts of 5wt oil, but wondering if i need...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,463
Posted By eakins
#5 The new 700 Tenere is gonna be a smoother and...

#5 The new 700 Tenere is gonna be a smoother and more powerful twin and more than likely will sell for a better than than the 660 could in the US.

Since new bikes/motor don't just "pop" outta the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-15-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 42,605
Posted By eakins
:puke2 is the thought I have of any device from...

:puke2 is the thought I have of any device from Apple controlling my bike. Next it wants 3x the price for some proprietary piece of connection hardware and then I'll need to take it some annoying...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 37,295
Posted By eakins
We have designed this BDR with a night camping on...

We have designed this BDR with a night camping on the edge of the little Colorado cyn rim. It's a must do IMO. That would require a permit. If you are just traveling thru then make sure you have the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
Where's the pride in that![/QUOTE] JNS make...

Where's the pride in that![/QUOTE]

JNS make extremely well build products and looks to be wanting to move some product. I've been wanting this oil cooler guard and just bought one myself. I'd say...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By eakins
Score

Score
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By eakins
Oh hell yes. Many in the US are clueless the...

Oh hell yes. Many in the US are clueless the world is transported by 125cc bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 52,733
Posted By eakins
That photo of you is awesome! Digging the...

That photo of you is awesome!

Digging the Harley chick too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,339
Posted By eakins
:super:

:super:
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By eakins
Guanajuato is considered the most beautiful city...

Guanajuato is considered the most beautiful city in the Americas.
Its a UNESCO world heritage site.
The whole downtown area is car free and a blast.
...I lived there for 6 months and would do it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 71,073
Posted By eakins
Wow :eek1 You guys are having some crazy...

Wow :eek1
You guys are having some crazy adventures on the COBDR.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 71,073
Posted By eakins
Thanks :D

Thanks :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
A few more steps than that. Look in the bike...

A few more steps than that. Look in the bike specific dr650 thread at the top and then electrical. I did a write up.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
I'm amazed no one has produced a kit or mount...

I'm amazed no one has produced a kit or mount bracket for the dr/drz head light sheel yet that uses a led light array like rigid or others... Basicly the whole stock unit comes out and a new big...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
That is a no longer sold DG skid plate. Warp 9s...

That is a no longer sold DG skid plate. Warp 9s plate would be very to this as would a whipps or bnb plate.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
I have this on my DR. Vstrom and DR use the same...

I have this on my DR. Vstrom and DR use the same cap
http://www.vstroma.com/oilfillercap.htm
It's rounded so nothing to snag plus works as a security item.

http://i59.tinypic.com/vq5q1h.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By eakins
that looks like fun :-)

that looks like fun :-)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By eakins
that's a YZ

that's a YZ
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By eakins
http://www.olt.org/vvhs the best pools are a...

http://www.olt.org/vvhs

the best pools are a hike up the hill.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By eakins
rainbow ...

rainbow
http://alltrails.com/trail/us/colorado/rainbow-hot-springs
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
don't count on it. seems for the past few years...

don't count on it. seems for the past few years Suzuki posts wrong specs for the DR when it first shows up.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,160
Posted By eakins
No it's not! Shit can go wrong real fast and does...

No it's not! Shit can go wrong real fast and does when you are new to bikes, let alone riding on dirt surfaces. Many a new rider bought too much bike, dumped it, got scared and sold the bike with...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 382,124
Posted By eakins
That's the patent pic for the unique high airbox...

That's the patent pic for the unique high airbox said to be found on this new at. The retro look of the bike was really just generic bike parts because the focus is the airbox. Honda would not...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By eakins
Look at shinkos

Look at shinkos
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
I'm surprised the 2015 rear tail light is a...

I'm surprised the 2015 rear tail light is a enough to pass dot lighting standards. My guess is Suzuki has done some tricks to get more light output and it's not just the drz250 unit.
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,718
Posted By eakins
@ I agree, especially at altitude and...

@

I agree, especially at altitude and loaded with touring gear. Granted it's a motor and will move along even if you just need to use 1st gear...but a 250cc motor is not a balanced package for...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,983
Posted By eakins
Because some are seeing the end of the bigger is...

Because some are seeing the end of the bigger is better in the bike world, especially for dirt. Stepping back to less weight, less gas usage (ie longer range) while still having plenty of power (from...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,983
Posted By eakins
Seems the 2 800 class bikes do well in the...

Seems the 2 800 class bikes do well in the market. Sounds like Yamaha is gonna play soon in the 700 size and Honda in the 1000 size too. The 950/990 guys are also holding on to their bikes as the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,504
Posted By eakins
Move me to d.m.

Move me to d.m.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 382,124
Posted By eakins
Bike is designed for other markets, larger than...

Bike is designed for other markets, larger than the us at that.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,718
Posted By eakins
So how about that 500cc ATV motor in this bike as...

So how about that 500cc ATV motor in this bike as another model?
Zongshen has that motor in house and you've said they can make bikes most any way the customer wants.
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,160
Posted By eakins
you've never ridden? buy a used small dual...

you've never ridden?
buy a used small dual sport and learn skills 1st!
xt225 is a great starter and you can resell it for what you paid for it.
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,676
Views: 382,124
Posted By eakins
Unveiled in 5 days. Sweet. I'd say Honda...

Unveiled in 5 days. Sweet.

I'd say Honda wants press coverage of this important bike for them before Intemot so it does not get lost in all the new bikes. They probably know Yamaha is showing a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 98,625
Views: 18,803,559
Posted By eakins
That is Moab and very much real.

That is Moab and very much real.
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