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Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By jefmad
I have a WRR and have ridden DRZ's several times,...

I have a WRR and have ridden DRZ's several times, he is exactly right. Neither will get the front wheel up easily. Especially the WRR.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Sorry man but that is a totally different bike...

Sorry man but that is a totally different bike than is what is being discussed here. The WR250R and WR250F have nothing in common.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,071
Posted By jefmad
KTM 690 with the Rally Raid catalog is what it...

KTM 690 with the Rally Raid catalog is what it sounds like you really want. The work has already been done, you just have to bolt it together.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By jefmad
To license in the the US would cost a prohibitive...

To license in the the US would cost a prohibitive amount of money. If you have any doubts, look how few of these are in the US. If the cost was not a big deal many would buy in Mexico and import...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
That's exactly what I do. I have a Shinko 244 in...

That's exactly what I do. I have a Shinko 244 in 5.1x17 for the rear and run a 21" Pirelli Scorpion Pro for the front. The rear is a fairly tall rear and it works great.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By jefmad
Nothing has changed except for graphics since the...

Nothing has changed except for graphics since the bike was first produced in 2008.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Totally and completely different. If it could be...

Totally and completely different. If it could be done easily you would be able to read many threads on builds.
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Another option is using a much higher bend bar. I...

Another option is using a much higher bend bar. I bought the Thor aluminum ATV bend bars and had to cut about 1/2" off each end to get the cables to work, but it's an easy option for $25.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jefmad
Before you go buy a 610 take a look at how long...

Before you go buy a 610 take a look at how long the cam chain lasts on these bikes. Not a big deal for most people but if your planning a remote long trip not sure you want to replace the cam chain...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Fuel pump issue is overblown. Replace if it goes...

Fuel pump issue is overblown. Replace if it goes bad, otherwise don't worry about it.
The bikes are the same other than the graphics. Get whichever one you want, they will both be great machines.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,989
Posted By jefmad
Before you do that just take a trip to MI....

Before you do that just take a trip to MI. Trailer the bike to show the cops and they will plate it. They will even send the registration to you address in IL. Call first to make sure you have what...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
I put the Tusk ATV sport bend bars on. Had to cut...

I put the Tusk ATV sport bend bars on. Had to cut 1/2" off each end for the cables to not be too short.
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 86,941
Posted By jefmad
Pompous jackass. Just because someone has a...

Pompous jackass. Just because someone has a different opinion than you doesn't mean they are ignorant.
By the way, I'm not normally a Walmart defender but buying power goes up 17% when Walmart moves...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
The 280 from Thumper Racing appeals to me more...

The 280 from Thumper Racing appeals to me more but I am right there with you. If I heard from 5 people that had the 280 kit and went 20K miles without problems, I would order it tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,798
Posted By jefmad
The X and R are the same with different factory...

The X and R are the same with different factory settings on the suspension as far as I can tell. I got the Warp 9 front wheel and couldn't be happier, it is a direct swap.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,798
Posted By jefmad
Blue, The R wheel is not a direct fit because...

Blue,
The R wheel is not a direct fit because the rotors are different. You can get a 21" front with the correct rotor for the X from either Wheeling Cycle or Warp 9. I use the 21" front with the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Inroads, The engine, frame, and suspension are...

Inroads,
The engine, frame, and suspension are completely different o those 2 bikes. There is not 1 part in common between them.
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,716
Posted By jefmad
Wasting money. The Versys is tuned for regular...

Wasting money. The Versys is tuned for regular unleaded and will actually run better on it than on premium.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,526
Views: 694,863
Posted By jefmad
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Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Yep, That's all you need. Have fun.

Yep,
That's all you need. Have fun.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-24-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,461
Posted By jefmad
BTW Cannonshot, do you realize that the Northern...

BTW Cannonshot, do you realize that the Northern Highlands track is no longer on you GPS tracks sight? The photo's and depiction of the route is there but the link to the actual .gpx track is not.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3,526
Views: 694,863
Posted By jefmad
If they made this bike with a xt660z/640ADV style...

If they made this bike with a xt660z/640ADV style fairing they would sell every one they could make. Here's hoping BMW decides to do that one day.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
If it only had the same style fairing.

If it only had the same style fairing.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-20-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,461
Posted By jefmad
In! First time was this year and it is the...

In!
First time was this year and it is the best time I have ever had on a motorcycle. (Plus I ended up getting a Klim jacket for 30% off as a bonus)
Thanks for doing this Bonebag!
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,883
Posted By jefmad
First Gear Navigator gloves have thinsulate only...

First Gear Navigator gloves have thinsulate only on the outside. I have a pair and have been very happy with them.
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Those are the only two for the WR250R/X.

Those are the only two for the WR250R/X.
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
Here you go. Ebay is your friend....

Here you go. Ebay is your friend....
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,935
Posted By jefmad
Get to know someone who works in a marketing at a...

Get to know someone who works in a marketing at a major company for a while. You will realize that the price you pay to buy something has no relation to the cost to produce that item. The "you get...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 13,935
Posted By jefmad
You need to take what Scary said with a grain of...

You need to take what Scary said with a grain of salt, he also said he was going 70 on a KLR. No way that ever happened.
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,157
Posted By jefmad
Here is what I don't understand. Let's say I own...

Here is what I don't understand. Let's say I own a company (I do), you cannot just come in a take it over because you feel like it. In fact I have on purpose set up my business so that only I have...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By jefmad
Has a velcro strap that you put around the seat...

Has a velcro strap that you put around the seat and several (I think 4?) external tie down points. Very secure and easy on and off.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-21-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By jefmad
If you do the GPSMAP 60 or 76 there is a 12V...

If you do the GPSMAP 60 or 76 there is a 12V waterproof plug to power the unit available for about $20. Just cut off the cig. lighter adapter and wire to your bikes battery.
Most people buy the RAM...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-21-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,089
Posted By jefmad
Along with the suggestion for the Garmin 60CX...

Along with the suggestion for the Garmin 60CX there is a 76CX also which is the same internals with a different case (it floats). It is available at West Marine for $200 or sometimes less on sale.
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By jefmad
I have a Gears Navigator tail bag (about $90 on...

I have a Gears Navigator tail bag (about $90 on Amazon) soft luggage works well and price is right. Use it on my WR250X/R and Versys. Straps on easy secure.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,728
Posted By jefmad
KLIM Dakar Everything you want and $170.

KLIM Dakar
Everything you want and $170.
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,961
Posted By jefmad
Wish I needed tires right now. Looking forward to...

Wish I needed tires right now. Looking forward to trying this on my WR250X.
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,879
Posted By jefmad
Klim gear sounds like it might fit your...

Klim gear sounds like it might fit your requirements.
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By jefmad
That 4.6 is about 115 width, a little more narrow...

That 4.6 is about 115 width, a little more narrow but close enough. The Shinko 700 won't have any trouble on the TWAT.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 44,777
Views: 8,655,908
Posted By jefmad
I use 13/45 but either that or 13/47 would work I...

I use 13/45 but either that or 13/47 would work I would imagine. 13/45 would use a 110 link chain BTW.
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By jefmad
Those look like a good choice. The only other...

Those look like a good choice. The only other thing I found was the Gears Canada Navigator bag...
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