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Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By redleger
Excellent. Glad to see this happening. Working...

Excellent. Glad to see this happening. Working with my mentor but in my BN I am the only one. Im in a Training BDE. I currently instruct AIT so we don't have the audience in this BN like I would in a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By redleger
Thought about that. But i want a wider audience...

Thought about that. But i want a wider audience for input. Already looking in to how to finance the academy from the above link.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By redleger
Army offroad bike training event

Anyone who ever wore the uniform will know the "mentorship" program and all training and equipment required for Motorcycle riders with street legal machines. Here where I am stationed I see dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
A couple of reasons. First i know jack all about...

A couple of reasons. First i know jack all about 2 strokes. I like to go fast but i also like to go slow sometimes. The slower parts of the trails required alot of clutch work and i have learned to...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I switched over to a KTM 200exc and after my...

I switched over to a KTM 200exc and after my first ride I already know i am going to miss the DRZ. Never let your DRZs go. Never!

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,502
Posted By redleger
I really want to take some sort of off road...

I really want to take some sort of off road school but there is never one available to me. I gotta find one close to Fort Sill area.

That looked like a lot of fun and technical type training. How...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-10-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,941
Posted By redleger
I also will let you know I have yet to find any...

I also will let you know I have yet to find any shortage of riding. Although I ditched my dualsporting for full time off roading I rode all the time. Coming to Fort Sill from WA state I was extremely...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Google drz uncorking guide and there is a PDF...

Google drz uncorking guide and there is a PDF that gives very easy instructions. I did it no problem and I am a horrible mechanic. The guide is well explained and has pictures :)

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Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
When i was stationed in WA i rode tuhuya on my...

When i was stationed in WA i rode tuhuya on my DR350 when i was first learning to ride. I was not prepared. Now that i have some miles under my belt and a nice light 2T i would love to ride that...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
ive been a subscriber of that channel for a while...

ive been a subscriber of that channel for a while and I didn't know that video existed lol. I love it.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
Thank you all. Ill get a manual and dig in. I...

Thank you all. Ill get a manual and dig in. I love this community in a purely platonic kind of way.

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Forum: 2 smokers 02-21-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
I made the switch this evening. Go team orange. ...

I made the switch this evening. Go team orange. Now i have so many questions.

Hydraulic clutch. Very nice. What kind of maintenance does this require? Is there special KTM only fluid for it?
...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-21-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
Bucho thank you. That was all the basic knowledge...

Bucho thank you. That was all the basic knowledge i was looking for. Lack of engine breaking is disconcerting but for the price of 4ts right now i will learn eagerly. Been without a bike for 7 months...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-21-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
Guy sold it before i could buy it at our...

Guy sold it before i could buy it at our sppointed time. Found another 200 im picking up tonight. Any tips on things to check on 2t vs 4t?

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Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
Honestly dont know. Just worried because the...

Honestly dont know. Just worried because the price is so low. Ill inspect it tonight after work.

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Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
Excellent. Im not hearing alot of negative...

Excellent. Im not hearing alot of negative feedback. Question. Iant the 200exc supposed to have a headlight? Is it common to see it temoved or is that a red flag?

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Forum: 2 smokers 02-20-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
That makes me happy to hear. Headed the long...

That makes me happy to hear. Headed the long drive after work to pick it up. Ill report up after my first ride if i get it.

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Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By redleger
thinking of making switch from 4T

I am thinking of moving to a 2 stroke for a lighter more powerful bike in the trails. I have found an older bike at too good a price to be true.
Its a 2002 200EXC

I have questions though. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I do not know as I only had access to a dremmel....

I do not know as I only had access to a dremmel. Its gonna be rough either way IMO.

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Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Yes. I agree. It took me many many grinder heads...

Yes. I agree. It took me many many grinder heads from my dremmel to get mine down.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I've been running AMSOIL 10w40 full synthetic....

I've been running AMSOIL 10w40 full synthetic. Before was royal purple. However I am thinking of trying the afformentioned oil. Gears do seem to shift rough and I am looking for something that might...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I guess we all agree that we appreciate the...

I guess we all agree that we appreciate the female form. Its purely for artistic purposes.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Thanks to you for the trust and letting me get my...

Thanks to you for the trust and letting me get my bike up and going again. I love this community.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/26724/Tus...

http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/1156/26724/Tusk-Motorcycle-Enduro-Lighting-Kit?v=3976

Looks like I was off on the price a bit, but most wiring dual sport kits are universal. This is claiming...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Rocky mountain ATV sells their brand for about...

Rocky mountain ATV sells their brand for about 150 for the whole kit. Have thought about getting it myself.

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Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Pm incoming. Definitely need to replace the whole...

Pm incoming. Definitely need to replace the whole thing.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
ok, so I am once again in a pickle. While...

ok, so I am once again in a pickle. While attempting to change brake fluid I stripped the soft OEM screws that go into the lid on the front brake reservoir.
I have a bit set for pulling out...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
That looks like some good riding. Love seeing the...

That looks like some good riding. Love seeing the DRZ being rode like I do. I ride it like a race bike and love it. Looks like you run your girl the same way.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
in reference to my brake issues, looks like you...

in reference to my brake issues, looks like you were right on the money. I am gonna work on these issues right when I get home in the morning. I have 24 hour duty tonight, so its a waisted day.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
From my understanding a motorcycle is a high...

From my understanding a motorcycle is a high compression engine which explains why the higher rating works better as opposed to lower octane.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Ride report for today. Hit up local riding area...

Ride report for today. Hit up local riding area and had a blast. Found some 110 octane in town and it really does change the throttle response to the point it was like learning to ride it again....
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I wish they would re-release them in america. Our...

I wish they would re-release them in america. Our enduro choices are quite limited and Orange is expensive. I think if they liquid cooled the engines and tuned them up a bit they would be the hottest...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
That is determination to go ride! Sent from...

That is determination to go ride!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Sounds like you could go up a bit on the needle...

Sounds like you could go up a bit on the needle to richen it up.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Mine does not have cush drive either. American...

Mine does not have cush drive either. American model.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Honestly I would just drain old fuel and put in...

Honestly I would just drain old fuel and put in new fuel first. That is almost always the problem when a bike has sat for a long period of time. Could save you the time of pulling the top and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By redleger
Got this a bit late but I went out for a bit...

Got this a bit late but I went out for a bit today and flattened both tires and bent a rim :( horrible rocky area and I was riding the DRZ a bit harder than she is probably meant to be ridden. By...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
I have no odometer but I go for about 3 hours on...

I have no odometer but I go for about 3 hours on a full tank on the trails till I am bone dry. I would assume you would get a bit less at road speeds.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27,007
Views: 4,950,252
Posted By redleger
Had the same problem on mine once with the Baja...

Had the same problem on mine once with the Baja kit on my 02E. Turned out to be a loose wire running from on switch. Check the wiring and fuse if you have one. I found the problem right behind the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 413,568
Posted By redleger
Clutch play on the hard turns and cornering fast...

Clutch play on the hard turns and cornering fast in general are my current working points. Every time I ride I get a little faster. The guy who owns the land in the video is also working with me....
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