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Old 10-13-2013, 12:41 PM   #18676
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Has anyone installed rim locks on their DR350's? I just popped my front tire on a hill climb (there was a little rock ledge at the top that I rammed into). I don't think it would have saved the tube (I was running 22psi, probably too high for desert riding), but I figured it might be worth checking into since I had the wheel off. Basically, does the DR generate enough power to even make it worth while?
Sheesh! At least invest ten seconds in a LITTLE research first

Text from google results for "DR350 Rim Lock":

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Nov 29, 2011 - All DR350's wheels come with holes already drilled for rim locks. (statement not intended for you Greg but FYI to new-to-rim-lock folks) ...

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Old 10-13-2013, 12:42 PM   #18677
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My bike came with the Acerbis tank (dual petcocks) and it's great.
lmao I've never seen that.
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Old 10-13-2013, 02:01 PM   #18678
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My bike came with the Acerbis tank (dual petcocks) and it's great.
Thanks for finding your link. Its perfect.
I am going to HF website and seeing if they still have this face shield. $3 and I don't have to cut it. Perfect again!

How do you mount it? I found some clamps from a universal 7/8 windshield that I will use to make it taller and have a four point attachment.

I will order the Acerbis tonight. Hopefully, my NFL bookie will come through!

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Old 10-13-2013, 02:34 PM   #18679
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Wind Shield

Here's one I made from a piece of scrap Lexan from Lowes. Just go slow heating it. It will bubble if you get it too hot.

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Old 10-13-2013, 03:12 PM   #18680
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no bracket

The face shield is thin and flimsy but rigid enough when slightly curved and mounted with adhesive back velcro to the sides of the headlight cowl. This isn't intended as a full screen. If you want a taller screen it's better to look up the templates on this or the DR650 thread and form it out of waste can material or lexan.

My Spitfire, which is a fairly large screen, has a two point mount and is secure at 80 mph and even with buffeting or crosswinds.

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Thanks for finding your link. Its perfect.
I am going to HF website and seeing if they still have this face shield. $3 and I don't have to cut it. Perfect again!

How do you mount it? I found some clamps from a universal 7/8 windshield that I will use to make it taller and have a four point attachment.

I will order the Acerbis tonight. Hopefully, my NFL bookie will come through!

Simba
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Old 10-13-2013, 03:24 PM   #18681
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My Spitfire, which is a fairly large screen, has a two point mount and is secure at 80 mph and even with buffeting or crosswinds.
I just finished a 3 day road trip with my Spitfire. I love it.
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Old 10-13-2013, 03:32 PM   #18682
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Okay Friends,
Talk to me about 'The Spitfire'.
Where do I get one or how do I make one.
Thanks
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The face shield is thin and flimsy but rigid enough when slightly curved and mounted with adhesive back velcro to the sides of the headlight cowl. This isn't intended as a full screen. If you want a taller screen it's better to look up the templates on this or the DR650 thread and form it out of waste can material or lexan.

My Spitfire, which is a fairly large screen, has a two point mount and is secure at 80 mph and even with buffeting or crosswinds.
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I just finished a 3 day road trip with my Spitfire. I love it.
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Old 10-13-2013, 03:41 PM   #18683
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95 dr350 price

Going round and round on what bike to buy. On a budget. Found a dr350s 95' for $1800. Looks real clean, rack, pipe, bars, 9k miles. Is that about right. Looking at the wrr too, but on a tight budget.
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Old 10-13-2013, 04:11 PM   #18684
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Going round and round on what bike to buy. On a budget. Found a dr350s 95' for $1800. Looks real clean, rack, pipe, bars, 9k miles. Is that about right. Looking at the wrr too, but on a tight budget.
That's a good price if everything works, especially in California. It's hard to beat a DR 350 in the bang for the buck department. A WRR isn't even in the same league in that race.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:46 PM   #18685
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put my DR to good use today, creating fun out of a free afternoon
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:53 PM   #18686
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Spitfire by Slip Stream

I got mine from Dennis Kirk who says it does not fit the DR650 but it does.

https://www.google.com/search?q=spit...ient=firefox-a

Not to stir the pot, or make things more confusing, but if you're putting on that much of a screen you should look at the National Deflector which is more adjustable (and expensive):

http://www.happy-trail.com/National-...Screen-DX.aspx

I haven't removed my Spitfire when single-tracking,

but about the point where it's prudent to remove the screen, it's prudent to consider whether you really want to ride the DR650 in such terrain. Rodeo climbs could put it in your face.

I figure to be riding much steeper, rougher terrain on the 350 so don't plan on a larger screen.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:59 PM   #18687
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I have the nameless windscreen from procycle. I think it's $80 and it's just big enough to be useful. I can tuck behind it at speed or in rain, and it's not in the way on the trail. Removal is 2 bolts on either support arm. It'll also retain the original angle when you put it back on.
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Old 10-13-2013, 06:06 PM   #18688
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and along comes an inmate to demonstrate the hazards.
Sorry cavscout99

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Old 10-13-2013, 08:30 PM   #18689
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Sheesh! At least invest ten seconds in a LITTLE research first

Text from google results for "DR350 Rim Lock":

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...7409607‎

Nov 29, 2011 - All DR350's wheels come with holes already drilled for rim locks. (statement not intended for you Greg but FYI to new-to-rim-lock folks) ...

Page 1129 Jul 28, 2013
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Page 664 Oct 15, 2011
Page 197 Sep 20, 2009

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I know I can do it. I wanted to know if it was a good idea for my usage. According to the fine folks who gave me a couple possible outcomes, it isn't such a good idea. Relax hun.
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:47 PM   #18690
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and along comes an inmate to demonstrate the hazards.
Sorry cavscout99

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926920
Goggles. Eh, there's a few more hazards in riding a bike. But I can't say much since I'll never own a top box because I'm afraid of breaking my back on it in a rear-end scenario.
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