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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 69,438
Posted By dirt hokie
Another Honda...

Another Honda XRhttp://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv294/DirtHokie/jump.jpg (http://s693.photobucket.com/user/DirtHokie/media/jump.jpg.html)
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-08-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,254
Posted By dirt hokie
I have a DR 250 engine that I am going to stick...

I have a DR 250 engine that I am going to stick in KTM ECX 400 frame, if I ever find the time. I was going to look for a xr motor but I found a running, but rough shape DR 250 for cheap so I bought...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-30-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,979
Posted By dirt hokie
my check is in the mail, best $80 you can spend

my check is in the mail, best $80 you can spend
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By dirt hokie
I did not notice much orange bashing, they are...

I did not notice much orange bashing, they are different bikes for different people.

The fact is the Honda XR's have a reputation for reliability even with minimum maintenance. The KTM's are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By dirt hokie
If you are a average rider, or even moderately...

If you are a average rider, or even moderately fast, your skills will not out ride a XR 400. They do weigh more then a modern race bike, but only by about 30 lbs. That 30 pounds translates into...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,979
Posted By dirt hokie
This is the best ride

This will be my 5th or 6th. Did it 2or 3 times on a XR650L and now I am on a XR 400.

Best combination of trails there is. We usually do all the hard ways.

Cant wait
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9,257
Views: 1,972,654
Posted By dirt hokie
plated XR 400 experience

Hey Vagabondmatt

I have a plated xr 400. I live on the east coast, and ride 95% off road. Most of my riding is organized dual sport rides put on by enduro clubs, so the trials have lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By dirt hokie
what they said, needs a bigger bike with a...

what they said, needs a bigger bike with a clutch. If he is 5 ft tall I would go with a xr/ crf 100 at least.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,052
Posted By dirt hokie
How tall is the girl, and what are the ridding...

How tall is the girl, and what are the ridding conditions.

Mostly street with some trail or mostly trail with some street.

Has she ridden a dirt bike before or is this her first ever...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,318
Posted By dirt hokie
how much range of motion can you get out of the...

how much range of motion can you get out of the drive shaft joints

Say it has 3" of suspension travel in stock form, can you increase that to 6" or 8" just by modifying the shocks?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,663
Posted By dirt hokie
I used to have a 2 or 3 cylinder Lambordini...

I used to have a 2 or 3 cylinder Lambordini diesel sitting around. It was about 23 hp I think. It ran good too. It came off a old trench roller/ compactor, which is like a miniature steam roller...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-03-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,167
Posted By dirt hokie
500 cc stroke and drum brakes, in the wet mud in...

500 cc stroke and drum brakes, in the wet mud in SE Asia.

We call that kind of thing bad karma

That bike is bad ass, it will be a mud bogging machine. My dads old fat cat could go...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,070
Posted By dirt hokie
the EXC are street leagal dirtbikes. A 500 EXC...

the EXC are street leagal dirtbikes. A 500 EXC needs a top end job every 2000 miles or so. Thats not being raced, just dual sport trail rides with very little road miles. My bro has had one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By dirt hokie
golf tee molds ?

golf tee molds ?
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By dirt hokie
i have owned both

for a primary dirt bike and to learn to ride dirt on, the xr 400 is the one you want. as was already said, buy the bike you dont mind picking up.

the 650 is a nice machine and the estart is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-09-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,940
Posted By dirt hokie
KTM 500 EXC is only good for about 2000 miles on...

KTM 500 EXC is only good for about 2000 miles on a top end with non race dual sport trail rides by a medium fast rider. That's not off road race conditions or many highway miles. Plus the 500 EXC...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By dirt hokie
I built one

I built a frp gas tank for a little kx 60. I used several layers of 4oz cloth and epoxy resin. It's been on the bike about a year. One small pin hole leak discovered shortly after install. Other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 412,711
Posted By dirt hokie
thanks I suspected that

thanks I suspected that
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,156
Views: 412,711
Posted By dirt hokie
dr 250 vs drz 250

is there any differance with the engines. i know the dr 250 i have is not e start. any other major engine differance. i need to repair the kick start. the spring or somthing is broke so it will...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,429
Posted By dirt hokie
a dad ( or mom) and kids day would be cool. ...

a dad ( or mom) and kids day would be cool.

My Son and I ride up at Tower City. Last year was our first year of member ship. does this aoaa area have similar terrain and size.

The only...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,135
Posted By dirt hokie
forever for a plated dirt bike is 20,000 miles...

forever for a plated dirt bike is 20,000 miles with just oil / filter changes and maybe a valve check once in a while.

Having to pull the top end apart after 2000 miles of pretty easy trail...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-20-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 29,202
Posted By dirt hokie
i have a ktm 400 exc waiting for a nice xr200 or...

i have a ktm 400 exc waiting for a nice xr200 or 250 engine to show up in my garage.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,135
Posted By dirt hokie
yep.

yep.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,135
Posted By dirt hokie
xr 400 with e-start, EFI and USD forks. Under...

xr 400 with e-start, EFI and USD forks. Under 300 lbs, good power, and will run forever.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 25,854
Posted By dirt hokie
what i would like to see is a e start xr 400 with...

what i would like to see is a e start xr 400 with better suspension.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 25,854
Posted By dirt hokie
a xr 650 l is more then capable of anything off...

a xr 650 l is more then capable of anything off road. you are just a little more tired at the end of the ride. i rode the s500 two times on a 650l. its the perfect bike for that ride.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By dirt hokie
never thought poor typing skills and lack of...

never thought poor typing skills and lack of proof reading would bother people so much on a bike forum.

If this was JM I would expect it. what ever
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By dirt hokie
help me spend my miney

1000 bucks burning a hole in my pocket. do i buy a cool little 1976 xl 100. or do i buy a 1995 street legal xr 250 to compliment my street legal xr400

or spend it turning the wifes underpowered...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,685
Posted By dirt hokie
first off you are a good friend. I don't...

first off you are a good friend.

I don't know the budget but do not discount a good well cared for used bike. There are more options in that market. It sounds like a XR 250 would be a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 27,735
Posted By dirt hokie
AMA mebership

Do we need a AMA membership for this ride?
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 27,379
Posted By dirt hokie
I just got a ion speed pro, this is my first...

I just got a ion speed pro, this is my first action cam, so we will see how it goes.

so far all I have recorded is some short test vids. So far it works well.

no real test rides on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,374
Posted By dirt hokie
If a company that wants us to give them money...

If a company that wants us to give them money wont listen its customers, then why would a government who can just take our money listen to its customers.

As been said, the off road oriented...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By dirt hokie
looks nice

looks nice
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,171
Posted By dirt hokie
Do it. I plan on doing a similar build, using a...

Do it. I plan on doing a similar build, using a street titled WR 450 frame and what ever big e start air cooled thumper I can get in there.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By dirt hokie
looks like about 520 lbs, sounds heavy a...

looks like about 520 lbs, sounds heavy

a bmw 800 gs is about 100 lbs less if the specs are correct.

I wonder how much weight can be removed from the CB 750

might need to look at...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By dirt hokie
1992 ish CB 750 night hawk

I like the look of these, what about DSing one, not to extreme, maybe set it up for some gravel stuff, More adventure then DS I guess.

Oh, and I know nothing about street bikes, but might want...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By dirt hokie
single track or jeep roads. a little of both. ...

single track or jeep roads. a little of both. hitting some high spots would be nice i realize the moutains could be snowed in by then, but i really have no clue. jeep roads are fine if you me non...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By dirt hokie
East cost guy with one day in Durango

i have one day avaliable in the Durango CO area. I know nothing about the area.
I will have a street legal xr 400' and a EXC 500 with off road tires. but want to avoid the roads and see some real...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,537
Posted By dirt hokie
first real test ride after a summer of other projetcs

My son just put about a hour of ridding on the KX 80 F. Bike worked great.

It was also my sons first real ride with a manual clutch. He did great.

I tried to post a video but it linked...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,257
Views: 1,972,654
Posted By dirt hokie
I switch from a xr 650L to a xr 400 for the same...

I switch from a xr 650L to a xr 400 for the same reasons. Its much better on tougher trails, the tougher the trail the bigger the difference between the two. I am not a whole lot faster on the...
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