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  1. Tromper
    04-07-2017 08:21 PM - permalink
    Tromper
    Thought you might get a kick out of this.
    http://zelectricvehicle.com/32.html

    Costs the price of a burger, and less likely to discount, but made in USA and electric....If I had the garage space & $$ kicking around for that I'd consider one of their other units for knocking around town or my (up 99) commute
  2. Johnthebusman
    04-09-2016 06:56 PM - permalink
    Johnthebusman
    Dave, did extending the rubber bulb farther into the handlebar work?
  3. DCarroll
    08-13-2015 10:30 AM - permalink
    DCarroll
    Hi again Dave, forget about my queryu re bar weight mod of your, I found a post (July 16-2013) that identifies how you fixed the problem.

    DJJC
  4. DCarroll
    08-13-2015 10:13 AM - permalink
    DCarroll
    Hi Dave. I just came across a reference to a post you done re fixing the handle bar weight problem. I then found a post (Jan.-13-2015) of yours that indicated a link to follow to get info on your mod for the bar weights. When I clicked on the link all I saw were several other post by other people indicating how they solved this issue. Can you perhaps point me in the right direction to find your detailed bar weight modification post. Thanks. DJJC
  5. MarineRider
    07-02-2015 04:41 PM - permalink
    MarineRider
    Dave, I apologize for sending you a message but saw a post of yours earlier recommending a back rest for the 650 Burgman and can't locate the post or the manufacturer. Any assistance you could provide would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Wayne
  6. dominnys
    02-13-2015 07:30 PM - permalink
    dominnys
    Hey Dave. Thanks for pointing me to a passenger backrest for my k5 650.
    Do you happen to have the three bolts that hole it in place?

    Thanks
    Dom
  7. miken6mz
    09-30-2014 01:25 PM - permalink
    miken6mz
    Hi Dave. Hope the splicing job is winding down and you pocketed lots of overtime.

    I came up with 5 items that must be replaced after my crash, 3 of which are safety issues imho: (1) left (rear) brake lever, (2) left turn-signal lens in mirror, and (3) handlebar. I also want to replace the 2 brackets on the left side that hold the foot board. I think I dodged a bullet, I bent those brackets but not the frame.

    I think I can salvage almost all the tupperware and I'm thinking of repainting it while the bike is down. The two pieces that are too sad to save are the left leg side shield (the lowest one, with the foam insulation) and the dark-gray footboard itself. I could possibly repair it but it's really abraded at the pillion footrest.

    I think I bent the center stand so it would be nice to replace it with the newer stronger one. Also trashed my left Manic Salamander bar-end weight.

    How many of these pieces would you like to sell me? Thanks.
  8. SIMONF
    01-31-2014 02:50 AM - permalink
    SIMONF
    Hi Dave, I have just come across a post from yourself re the Darkside, If I go that way, Will I notice the handleing change much? (this bit is meant as humour. Is the fact that you are ex Army meant to add to your credability?)

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  • About Dave_J
    Location
    Auburn WA Where God takes Vacation. ***TRAVEL STOP***
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    Old Mopars and Good bier but not at the same time!
    Occupation
    RETIRED Frontier Telephone repair Tech
    Bike Type
    2003 AN650 in Blue
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    "Never mount a passenger car tire on a motorcycle rim; the flat profile of a car tire is incompatible ....." TOTALLY HOG WASH!!!

    SSG/E6 Retired US ARMY Signal Corp. 9th Signal Bn, Forward.



    160,000 miles on a CAR TIRE/DARKSIDE.

    On a Achilles ATR-K Economist 155/65 HR 14,
    Prior GT Radial Champiro VP1 185/60 HR 14, Potenza RE92 165/65 SR 14 and 155/65 HR 14 Formosa D2

    ***TRAVEL STOP*** Camp, tools, Wifi,.....

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05-22-2017
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05-20-2017
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05-18-2017
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05-17-2017
08:00 PM - Johnny Web quoted Dave_J in post Finally broke 500 miles on new 650
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