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Forum: Trip Planning 09-12-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Air

Well I arrived in Albuququere todayl. Isolated thunder shower for tomorrow with 18mph winds. Long hot ride from NW Louisiana. Drank as much water as I could. I feel a shortness of breath with some...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Sickness

Just found this article: http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20120905/NEWS01/709059896//article/20120905/NEWS01/709059896/Local-cyclist-says-he-T-boned-a-bear

At least he didn't suffer the...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Laugh Altitude Sickness

Thanks to all for your input. Have canned Oxygen, Nsaid (aspirin), will drink plenty of water. Leaving in 8 days. Looks like cool weather coming in. Should be a great ride. Nothing for me to...
Forum: Americas 08-31-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By froggy68
Bike Ready for NM and CO Mid-September

This is my DR650 ready for my bucket list trip to NM and CO in mid September. I had to move the yellow bag to the front because my huge thermarest wasn't giving me any room. My trip will start from...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By froggy68
Ride Planner

Harley Davidson Ride Planner as mention above. Once done it can be loaded into your Garmin GPS. I don't know of any ride planner that takes into account stop signs or traffic lights.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-27-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Altitude Sickness

Thanks again for the advice. I am out of shape so it could be a problem if I don't do as suggested above. I was having a slight problem in Albuquerque at 4800 feet and I was there for 2 months. I...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-26-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Thanks for the advice. That will be my plan for...

Thanks for the advice. That will be my plan for overcoming altitude sickness in the San Juans.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-25-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By froggy68
Sucking Air or Die

Leaving in Mid September from a low elevation, NW Louisiana riding to a higher elevation , San Juan Mountains in Colorado with a short stop in Albuquerque. Any advice on how to acclimate to the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-14-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,460
Posted By froggy68
Tank Bag

I use the Wolfman Enduro Tank Bag. Not to big, not to small, just right for my needs. A quality tank bag. Holds bilfold, two p&s cameras, cellphone, snacks, Petzel headlight with a little room to...
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,758,565
Posted By froggy68
White stuff is bubble wrap insulation. ...

White stuff is bubble wrap insulation. Dimensions: 16X40 with 1/2" thick treated plywood floors. Afterall this is Louisiana and severe cold weather is normally a non-issue.
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Flat Tire Repair

Some good stuff here. I would be taking the tire off if just repairing a tube. Would definitely be looking for the cause of the flat and removing it. I have purchased one of those things that...
Forum: The Garage 08-07-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Another tire Question

Okay, if I am just changing a flat and not the tire, do I still have to completely remove the tire or can I just break the bead on one side, pull out the innertube, repair or replace it and pop the...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Tire Iron

TN3Sport, I appreciate the informtion you provided on a first time tire changer. Makes sense that whatever caused the flat will also damage the tube in more than one place. The soap bar is a good...
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 2,758,565
Posted By froggy68
Man Cave

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/mardigras41/JohnnysManCave2011004.jpg
Forum: The Garage 08-06-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Tire Irons

Flashmo, I do have a Slime Air Pump that I carried when traveling with my Harley so will use that for the DR. Stumpalong, thanks for the tip on removing the bead on both sides of the tire. Will ...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Tire Irons and Bike Jack

Thanks for the great response to my questions. I have just ordered the bike jack from Enduro Star, new tire irons and Buddy II bead breaker from Motion Pro, I think I have bought enough today...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Tire Irons

Thanks for the reply. I just ordered two 8.5" irons from Motion Pro along with the Buddy II Bead Breaker. I have changed many bicycle tires in my lifetime but no motorcycle tires. I will just add a...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By froggy68
Tire Irons

Going to purchase some tire irons to keep in my Suzuki DR650se tool holder. Have several questions. How many will I normally need to remove a tire, in case of a flat ontheroad and what length is...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-22-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,499
Posted By froggy68
Sleep Right System

My suggestions would be one of the Camp Model Therma-Rests which are a little thicker and heavier but for the old bones it feels much better At least 2.5" thick for best results. A decent ...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,432
Posted By froggy68
Wicked Crash Dummy

Clean underwear.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,123
Views: 590,003
Posted By froggy68
Breakfast in Bernillilo, NM

Pinto beans smothered in cheese, two eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, hot coffee, two large pancakes smothered in butter and syrup. The Range Cafe, Bernilillo, New Mexico.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
Thanks for the reply Feelers. I am going back...

Thanks for the reply Feelers. I am going back and get the other 8 qts (bought 4 originally). Does not say energy conserving on the bottle.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
Engine Oil Question

Can I use 15-50W Mobil 1 oil in my DR650se (2007). I can get all I want for a limited time for the great price of $1.99 per quart. Does the oil have to be motorcycle specific?
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
Sounds like an easy fix for lean condition when...

Sounds like an easy fix for lean condition when adding hi flow ac and hp muffler. Don't want to lose mpg and not that interested in increased horse power. Just looking for reliability and low...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
Thanks for the information. I really don't want...

Thanks for the information. I really don't want to change anything but the ac filter and the exhaust, but if it requires all the other modifications I will just stick with what I have (stock form). ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
Slip on Exhaust and K&N Air Filter Question

Question: If I change out my stock air filter with a K&N Filter and if I add a slip on exhaust like a FMF Q4 muffler, will I have to rejet the stock carb on my DR650se to a richer mixture? I know...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By froggy68
Crested Butte

Now that's what I'm talkin about., smooth road, great scenery. Should be a great ride. Thanks for the pictures but I don't want to see too many, will spoil the ride, kinda like knowing the end of...
Forum: Americas 05-29-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,292
Posted By froggy68
Crested Butte, CO to Hwy 133

Planning my trip in Colorado for late August and have a question about the unpaved road between Crested Butte , Colorado and Highway 133. Kebler Pass and Panoia Reserve located inbetween. Is it a...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,111
Posted By froggy68
Charlie Gulf Retirement Trip

Bookmarking this ride. Glad to see another Coastie on this site. Spent 4 years on Kodiak Island and other great Coast Guard Units. Not to give up my age but the Navy was pulling out of Kodiak and the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 102,203
Views: 19,985,101
Posted By froggy68
I just installed the Happy Trails skid plate on...

I just installed the Happy Trails skid plate on my 07 DR and found the fit and finish to be excellent. No markings on the skid plate put looks like a Moose plate. I did have a problem with one of...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,057
Posted By froggy68
Oil Changes

Totally agree with the above. With Synthetic oil and a good filter going 5000 miles before a change is the way to go. I do that in my Harley and change the oil every 5000 miles as the serivice...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,380
Posted By froggy68
Range Breakfast

Awesome breakfast in Bernillio, New Mexico. 2 Sausage,2 thick bacon slices, Pinto beans smothered in melted cheese and huge helping of home fries, two large pancakes dripping in syrup, and of course,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,688
Posted By froggy68
Tent Camping

8 August 2011 - Ellsworth AFB FamCamp Rapid City, SD. Sturgis Rally.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b165/mardigras41/Sturgis2011052-Copy.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,706
Posted By froggy68
Rock 32

I sold a nice two person North face Fat Frog tent so I could purchase the Rock 32. Easy set-up, easy to get out of which was what I was looking for. I also wanted the 3 person tent over the two...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By froggy68
Beach Camping

Sand Fleas!!!
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,683
Posted By froggy68
Best Skivvies

Ex Officio, drys fast, sweat wicking material. Great skivvies.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By froggy68
DR650 is a Figment of my imagination

Why is it that the newer DR650se are almost non-existant. I have been trying to find one at a dealer in a 500 mile radius of my home (NW Louisiana) and notta notta one.. I have had Suzuki dealers...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By froggy68
2006 dr650se

Found a 2006 DR650SE for sale, firm price is $2500. Exhaust was changed to a GSXR exhaust and a Keihin http://mxrob.com/mxrob_007.htm carburator in 39 something( mxrob.com) or other. Bike has 3100...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By froggy68
Prospective Purchase of KLR 650

I have an opportunity to purchase my first KLR 650 (2008) for under $3000. Modifications to the KLR: FMF Pipe, Heated grips, tig welded aluminum saddle bags w/quick release mounts. MEFO Tires. ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By froggy68
KLX 250 S Possible Purchase

A 2009 KLX 250 S came up for sale in my area and I will be meeting with the owner this afternoon for possible purchase. Here's the deal, Bike has 454 miles on it and has not been ridden for one...
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