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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,174
Posted By Bucho
That guy sounds like a douche

That guy sounds like a douche
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,174
Posted By Bucho
I agree, at least half the time they are wrong. ...

I agree, at least half the time they are wrong.
The only time rain bothers me is when Im really trying to rail twisty pavement. But just regular riding around and offroad, it doesn't bother me...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 345,210
Posted By Bucho
Is interesting article, thanks. About ten...

Is interesting article, thanks.

About ten years ago I was pretty big into supermoto and I always wanted a street legal KX500! Probably good I never got one. Might not be here today...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,502
Posted By Bucho
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:41 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
I run the 14 tooth front sprocket, ( I believe my...

I run the 14 tooth front sprocket, ( I believe my rear is stock). I think that is a fair middle ground to lower it some for light offroad but still be able to easily do highway.
I personally feel...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,502
Posted By Bucho
32:1 is crazy I dont think anyone needs to run...

32:1 is crazy I dont think anyone needs to run that anymore with modern stuff. I do 60:1 on my bike. Ill bet its less oil than that.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Bucho
I made my DR650 into a street motard. Though its...

I made my DR650 into a street motard. Though its not exactly a "race supermoto".
But I like it.
Forum: Hacks 04-29-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,207
Posted By Bucho
Love it. Does seem like it would be perfect for...

Love it. Does seem like it would be perfect for a hack.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,727
Posted By Bucho
Bike size is a very relative thing. I like my...

Bike size is a very relative thing. I like my "motarded" DR650 and feel it is a really fun bike to ride around on. Obviously it is NOT a real motard in the racing sense.

I think its...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-26-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 376,347
Posted By Bucho
I really like those old Suzuki 185's. Seemed...

I really like those old Suzuki 185's. Seemed like a nice size. Decent power for a small bike. I know the GT185 has a different engine, but I liked it for the same reason. If I can ever get the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
Id quit riding with that guy too

Id quit riding with that guy too
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 345,210
Posted By Bucho
I have GEICO. Just liability and theft on my...

I have GEICO. Just liability and theft on my bikes.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By Bucho
Found some deep puddles ...

Found some deep puddles

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm253/buchodr650/2015-03/A0ECD8E3-AA67-4C3D-9DE9-066E5AB1138D_zpssk2uxuws.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By Bucho
199 was a cool trail, it followed the ridge top...

199 was a cool trail, it followed the ridge top for most of it.
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm253/buchodr650/2015-03/75897955-31F9-4E93-8963-3CB6EE99B49B_zpsu1cwd9pr.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By Bucho
Found some washouts ...

Found some washouts

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm253/buchodr650/2015-03/BD0D31EF-A555-4F4E-AA16-C2C9616F466F_zpsnri1vl8a.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-20-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,714
Posted By Bucho
How did your trip go? Hope you guys enjoyed the...

How did your trip go? Hope you guys enjoyed the WV trails and hospitality.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 345,210
Posted By Bucho
Same here!

Same here!
Forum: 2 smokers 04-13-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Bucho
Cool man!

Cool man!
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
That might have something to do w/ it too. I...

That might have something to do w/ it too. I used to get pinch flats much more frequently when I was a noob. I always thought part of this had to do w/ me just plowing into hard edge rocks at too...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
If 22/25 works for you, then ride on! ...

If 22/25 works for you, then ride on!

Might be a difference btw Eastern and Western riding conditions but there is no way you could traverse some of the typical slopes we have running 20+ lbs...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,885
Posted By Bucho
+1 I'm a big fan of dirt/dualsport bikes. I...

+1 I'm a big fan of dirt/dualsport bikes. I started w/ a street bike and if I could go back and give myself advice it would be to get a dualsport bike.


However, if you MUST have a street...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
Depends on what you mean by dirt trails. I...

Depends on what you mean by dirt trails. I generally run my tires in the mid 20's for street/dirt road/light dualsporting.
However, if I'm going to be running any sort of "real" offroad my tires...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-09-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Bucho
Really nice!

Really nice!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By Bucho
Check out American SuperCamp. Learn flattracking...

Check out American SuperCamp. Learn flattracking on small dirtbikes. In the past they have done schools in DE.
I have taken a day class w/ Rich Lafferty in NJ.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 345,210
Posted By Bucho
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By Bucho
I do think some of that is relative. I think my...

I do think some of that is relative. I think my DR650 has very little vibration for a thumper. But others have hopped on my bike for a short ride and "don't know how you handle that...".
If you have...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 345,210
Posted By Bucho
My 300 is my first 2T bike. I just lugged it...

My 300 is my first 2T bike. I just lugged it down low for the longest time. I still lug it alot, but now am better able to use the power when I need it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,653
Posted By Bucho
Ill give a bit more. I still have a DR650....

Ill give a bit more.

I still have a DR650. For many years it was my sole bike and handled dirt duty as well as my street bike needs.
I often rode with a buddy who bad a DRZ400. All in all the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By Bucho
I first want to say that it is great you actually...

I first want to say that it is great you actually want to take a motorcycle training course.

I have never taken a Total Control course but I used to ride with a guy who was an instructor for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By Bucho
I kinda thought all the modern high performance...

I kinda thought all the modern high performance 4strokes required more maintenance. I didnt think it was more (or much more) than a compairable Jap 450 MX bike.

Ive only had one KTM, my current...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By Bucho
Do KTMs have a shat reputation? I've heard...

Do KTMs have a shat reputation? I've heard people complain about the prices compared to Jap bikes, but not really that KTM were crappy?
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
Get 20 motorcyclists together and you will hear...

Get 20 motorcyclists together and you will hear you aren't the only one. You sister will either want to ride again or she wont.

My wife did. Though I got her a much smaller bike, after she...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,391
Views: 2,751,059
Posted By Bucho
I"m pretty sure there is a Bible verse somewhere...

I"m pretty sure there is a Bible verse somewhere w/ angels, flaming weapons, riding awesome chariots... Probably not one of the usual passages read on Easter Sunday but I'll roll w/ it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By Bucho
Was more of a dualsport than really a motard. ...

Was more of a dualsport than really a motard.
My wife's TTR125L, she rode for a season or two offroad. Then decided she wanted to get her street license. She was very intimidated by larger bikes so...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,970
Posted By Bucho
This is what I liked about having a street...

This is what I liked about having a street motard. (DR350, TTR144, DR650...)
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,653
Posted By Bucho
Either bike will work. You are asking for a...

Either bike will work.

You are asking for a bike to do street/highway AND woods riding. That is a pretty tall order Im sure you know.

Whatever bike you get, you might want to think about...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11,872
Views: 784,926
Posted By Bucho
Thanks again for your help in getting the ol DR...

Thanks again for your help in getting the ol DR back on the road. It was a great "rebonding" ride with the DR. I still am totally in love with my 2T 300, but a pavement dualsport it is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 191,876
Posted By Bucho
I check in on this thread every so often. Two...

I check in on this thread every so often. Two years ago, I organized my own gymkhana event at my Church parking lot.

I think I need to do it again. Thanks for the inspiring pics.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,594
Posted By Bucho
Scary stuff. A couple years ago, I had a...

Scary stuff.

A couple years ago, I had a similar incident except it was a car that went wide in a corner and actually clipped my left hand mirror as I made evasive manuvers. I was able to keep...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 108,264
Views: 21,654,255
Posted By Bucho
It took me a long time to remember to shut the...

It took me a long time to remember to shut the gas off
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