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Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By Earth Rider
I glance at the chain and slider pretty much...

I glance at the chain and slider pretty much every time I get on the bike. Just stay on top of general maintenance and it should be fine. Bike has about 6k and is still on original chain and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By Earth Rider
Seems unnecessary. Why not just keep an eye on...

Seems unnecessary. Why not just keep an eye on the slider?
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Truth. Cardio/skills and any bike from Wal-Mart...

Truth. Cardio/skills and any bike from Wal-Mart wins every time. It's just a fucking bicycle.

And when in doubt, lift more weights.
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,939
Posted By Earth Rider
So... I'm confused as to what the problem is...

So... I'm confused as to what the problem is here. You had to make an extra phone call?
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Well, in the U.S. the 2015 KLX MSRP is $5,099 and...

Well, in the U.S. the 2015 KLX MSRP is $5,099 and the WR is $6,690. I guess if I was buying new I would look at a KLX given that price difference, but when you're buying used you're talking about a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
That's pathetic. What do you bench?

That's pathetic. What do you bench?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Do you even lift, bro?

Do you even lift, bro?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Earth Rider
Yes. Perfect area for adventure-type riding,...

Yes. Perfect area for adventure-type riding, whether you go north or east to VT. Tons to explore, I have barely scratched the surface.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Earth Rider
The last time I drove past it looked exactly the...

The last time I drove past it looked exactly the same. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Earth Rider
It is indeed Woods Valley and it's still there....

It is indeed Woods Valley and it's still there. It's about the worst ski area around here but still fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Earth Rider
Real estate is also depressed here. There was...

Real estate is also depressed here. There was never a housing boom. You can get a lot of house and land for peanuts. That said I am not sure what the property taxes are like in SC, but they will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 885
Posted By Earth Rider
I have lived in CNY most of my life. The bad:...

I have lived in CNY most of my life. The bad: Rome is a seriously depressed place. Things have been downhill ever since Griffiss AFB closed most operations in the '80s and '90s. My heart sinks when I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
:lol3 QFT And I didn't say it was...

:lol3

QFT

And I didn't say it was clunky. I said it LOOKED clunky. I'm sure your wife is a lovely and wonderful rider, but that bike looks like it was designed in the '80s, and not in the cool...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
It's cool man, I get it. It's winter and you...

It's cool man, I get it. It's winter and you "alpha" guys gotta get off somehow. Can't do keg stands, beat up guys at the gas station and watch spitting porn 24-7, ya know.

EDIT: SOME EVEN MORE...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Good choice. That thing looked clunky as shit.

Good choice. That thing looked clunky as shit.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Right. Except for a drag race. :lol3

Right. Except for a drag race. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
The newer ones look okay. That one even looks...

The newer ones look okay. That one even looks clunky and slow.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
That's pretty funny. Get a Ninja instead, because...

That's pretty funny. Get a Ninja instead, because it's even slower.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Actually, I think that's the guy who can't get up...

Actually, I think that's the guy who can't get up to speed because he loaded it up like a donkey.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,940
Posted By Earth Rider
That trail looks Hoveround accessible. Where are...

That trail looks Hoveround accessible. Where are the videos of the really gnarly stuff?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,940
Posted By Earth Rider
I don't really get how this shows that the bike...

I don't really get how this shows that the bike is capable. Seems like a good rider could do all of that on a Harley or sport bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
That's an interesting interpretation of American...

That's an interesting interpretation of American history. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By Earth Rider
Coffee is the lifeblood that fuels champions.

Coffee is the lifeblood that fuels champions.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-20-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,927
Posted By Earth Rider
Total bullshit ticket. Fight it and request a...

Total bullshit ticket. Fight it and request a supporting deposition. If the cop doesn't write it ask for the ticket to be dismissed and the judge will. If he does write it, chances are it'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By Earth Rider
thanks for your help.

thanks for your help.
Forum: Beasts 11-14-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,635
Posted By Earth Rider
Maybe he should buy insurance.

Maybe he should buy insurance.
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By Earth Rider
Do they use the passenger peg spots? Are there...

Do they use the passenger peg spots? Are there any racks that don't?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,636
Posted By Earth Rider
Riding on the street doesn't really hold much...

Riding on the street doesn't really hold much appeal for me the way riding in the woods does.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,499
Posted By Earth Rider
That looks like it covers the water pump/hose...

That looks like it covers the water pump/hose area a lot better than the aluminum one I have.
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Earth Rider
I am about your size and ride a WR for pretty...

I am about your size and ride a WR for pretty much the same exact usage. I'm fairly happy with it, but it would be nice to have something lighter.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By Earth Rider
Neither would be street legal here in NY.

Neither would be street legal here in NY.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,773
Posted By Earth Rider
Seems like a LOT more bike than a motoped for...

Seems like a LOT more bike than a motoped for roughly $1k more, if you're in the market for anything like this.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By Earth Rider
^^^

^^^
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By Earth Rider
Seems like you are considering the wrong bikes...

Seems like you are considering the wrong bikes for that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,112
Posted By Earth Rider
I think that's happened to just about everybody.

I think that's happened to just about everybody.
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,938
Posted By Earth Rider
I wouldn't buy a new one for $7k period. You...

I wouldn't buy a new one for $7k period. You could fly and ride and buy used, go on a nice little trip and still save $3,000.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,938
Posted By Earth Rider
I own a WR250R. The beauty of it is going from...

I own a WR250R. The beauty of it is going from highway to gnarly trails. Personally, I would get something more street oriented. Like a Triumph Scrambler with dirt tires. You don't need a dirt bike...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,178
Posted By Earth Rider
Good post. So often people say "I want to ride...

Good post. So often people say "I want to ride learn to ride dirt" without clarifying exactly what that means. To me that means tight trails with some degree of difficulty. Maybe it would help to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,178
Posted By Earth Rider
All I did was clarify some incorrect weight...

All I did was clarify some incorrect weight comparisons. I didn't even suggest anything. That said, I ride my WR on the highway all the time. I didn't know I needed to trailer it around. That's a new...
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