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Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:17 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumbe...

http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumber=600002
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 02:58 AM
Replies: 556
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Posted By rsteiger
I would opt for the top myself since handling...

I would opt for the top myself since handling starts to go to hell when you start stacking stuff higher and higher. Ideally it would be great if you can carry the fuel lower and on the opposite side...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:15 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
I went the 2 extra HP route in GA myself but now...

I went the 2 extra HP route in GA myself but now I am pretty much back to stock. Only things not stock are the airbox (cleaned it up - no flapper), no cat in the stock muffler, and no AIS system. I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:42 AM
Replies: 556
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Posted By rsteiger
Nice idea. Any reason as to why you mounted...

Nice idea.

Any reason as to why you mounted them on the side of the case? I would just be worried if they would take the brunt an unplanned get off if the bike should land on it's side.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 556
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Posted By rsteiger
Sounds like you all had a GREAT time. From my...

Sounds like you all had a GREAT time. From my experience 4 to 6 riders is just about the right amount to keep things moving and allow some unplanned exploration!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 23,177
Posted By rsteiger
Should have came out with us last Sunday to...

Should have came out with us last Sunday to Kentuck. Great day of riding.
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 04:14 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
This fits with no mods: ...

This fits with no mods:

http://www.mooseracing.com/products/?productId=114453&productGroupId=1153&partNumber=05060655
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 05:14 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
I went the route with aftermarket pipe and PCV. ...

I went the route with aftermarket pipe and PCV.

Now I am going back to almost stock. I bought a stock WRR muffler and cut out the cat from it. I put that on the bike and to my amazement the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 05:03 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
I have a 2010 520 RR which was set up as RS model...

I have a 2010 520 RR which was set up as RS model and used by Beta as a Demo bike. Prior to that I was riding a nicely setup 2003 KTM 450 EXC. I took the Beta out for a spin and decided that was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 03:15 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
This is the exact reason why I put the stock rear...

This is the exact reason why I put the stock rear fender back on my bike. When we would come off a trail my gf would tell me that no one could see my brake light come on since it was covered in mud....
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:39 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
did you fab a bracket and use some SS hose clamps?

did you fab a bracket and use some SS hose clamps?
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 579
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Posted By rsteiger
Yes... If I could only have one bike it probably...

Yes... If I could only have one bike it probably would be my Strom followed closely by the WRR. I actually picked up the TE because it seemed like a good deal and I had ridden one before at an ORV...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 122,813
Posted By rsteiger
I just put on a 110/100-18 Pirelli XCMH on the...

I just put on a 110/100-18 Pirelli XCMH on the rear of my TE. It is about as tall as the 140/80 but not as wide.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 03:48 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Do you live in GA by chance?

Do you live in GA by chance?
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By rsteiger
Thanks.. You know the funny thing on this...

Thanks..

You know the funny thing on this story is that is about 5 of us who live pretty close to one another and do a lot of DS rides together. Three of the guys went up to look at ride the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 03:22 AM
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Views: 122,813
Posted By rsteiger
Man I should have checked this thread out...

Man I should have checked this thread out earlier. So much more fun than digging through Cafe Husky.

:rofl:rofl

Yep the TE250 will now keep the GasGas XC250 (Tonya - your knee knows her well),...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 02:30 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Are you an experienced sand rider? I know for me...

Are you an experienced sand rider? I know for me that riding in sand was an acquired taste.

But there are a couple of things I have noticed about bikes over the year.

I had a 2003 KTM 450 EXC...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 03:36 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Do yourself a favor and order the SKF Low...

Do yourself a favor and order the SKF Low Stiction fork seal kit for the WRR. Pricey but makes a very nice difference on the forks.

I sent my suspension to GoRace and that is the seals that they...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:00 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
The MT43's really shine on rocky terrain from...

The MT43's really shine on rocky terrain from what I have heard and seen. When things get sloppy, like this red clay mud we have in Northern GA, then they can get skittish. I had them on a KTM 450...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Yep Neutral is hard to find on my 2010 Beta 520...

Yep Neutral is hard to find on my 2010 Beta 520 RR too. It was also hard to find on my 2003 KTM 450 EXC and 2001 GasGas XC250 (especially when cold).

On the GasGas I changed the transmission oil...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
My $0.02: Neither. The RF1200 is design...

My $0.02:

Neither.

The RF1200 is design more for a sport bike with a different body orientation - rider is more forward and down. This is not a position that one would find themselves on a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Yep. Probably should not have done the gripper...

Yep. Probably should not have done the gripper material then if you are only using it around town.

I have installed three Seat Concepts kits with one being my WRR without the gripper top. Since...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 03:09 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Two good vids to check out: <iframe...

Two good vids to check out:

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Y43k1qFVGW4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

<iframe width="640" height="480"...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 04:52 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
At 5200 miles I would not think that the bushings...

At 5200 miles I would not think that the bushings would be worn but I guess it does depend on the riding that you do too. If and when you go into the forks it may be a good idea to replace them.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By rsteiger
How many miles on the bike? If I got into it...

How many miles on the bike?

If I got into it that much I probably would pull the forks, replace the seals with the SKF low stiction seals, and check out the fork bushings for wear.
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 05:45 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Change the gearing first.. I am running 14/50 on...

Change the gearing first.. I am running 14/50 on mine.

If doing that much dirt you may want to change out the C/S cover and go to something like Sandmans case saver:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 05:03 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
My thought on performance gains on the WRR... ...

My thought on performance gains on the WRR...

If spending money on engine mods your return on investment is very low. If spending money on gearing, tires, proper suspension setup and tuning then...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:42 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
What pressure are you running with that tire?

What pressure are you running with that tire?
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 04:31 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Is 48 mpg lower than normal? Any changes to...

Is 48 mpg lower than normal?

Any changes to the bike lately that may have impacted the odo reading? Like different tires, sprockets, or speedometer correction hardware? A friend of mine noticed...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Your battery may have been too weak to turn it...

Your battery may have been too weak to turn it over but it was still a 'good' battery and could hold voltage with some load across it.

In my buddy's case his battery was about 4 years old and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 05:41 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Well I have owned a KTM 450 EXC and have a Beta...

Well I have owned a KTM 450 EXC and have a Beta 520 RR with my WR250R.

Biggest issue I would say is the lack of low end grunt - swapping sprockets will help with that. Bear in mind it is a 250...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By rsteiger
Busted my fuel pump elbow on my pump when...

Busted my fuel pump elbow on my pump when removing the pump. Pulling that connector apart is one of those tasks that requires some feel to it.

Think I have it down now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 48,705
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Posted By rsteiger
Believe me now and hear me later. It will do...

Believe me now and hear me later.

It will do this again and again. I think mine has done this a total of 3x over 9000 miles with no work being done on the bike that would account for this issue....
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 48,705
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Posted By rsteiger
My WRR does the same thing from time to time. ...

My WRR does the same thing from time to time. Usually seems to happens after a change in the weather - maybe it is an old soul of a bike.

I have been over the whole bike with the battery, coil,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 48,705
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Posted By rsteiger
I use Amsoil in my Beta and WRR when it...

I use Amsoil in my Beta and WRR when it behaves... sort of like a treat.

Also heard that Amsoil in working on a waterproof synthetic muffler bearing grease to support both the OEM and Aftermarket...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 48,705
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Posted By rsteiger
Last time I looked at the specs for the Zero DS...

Last time I looked at the specs for the Zero DS it seemed that the weight was really up there - like 400 lbs. Also it sounds like it needed better suspension to be a good DS bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22,121
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Posted By rsteiger
You gain a lot of flexibility in how you deliver...

You gain a lot of flexibility in how you deliver the power.

With a cable you get the same amount of throttle response for a given rotation of the grip unless you replace the throttle tube or cam...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-24-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 176,269
Posted By rsteiger
When do you start selling the kit form? Very...

When do you start selling the kit form?

Very nice build!

Very impressed with your skills - very serious skills indeed.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 48,705
Views: 10,076,356
Posted By rsteiger
If that is the case then just switch to Pirelli...

If that is the case then just switch to Pirelli XCMH's and call it a day. This assumes that you are not riding on rock.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 48,705
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Posted By rsteiger
Ok I have been struggling with my WRR not...

Ok

I have been struggling with my WRR not wanting to start after it gets wet which usually was after I washed it following a muddy ride. I have a PC5 and suspect water may be getting into the TPS...
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