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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2015, 06:54 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
haha must be nice!!! I sort of have both...vstrom...

haha must be nice!!! I sort of have both...vstrom right now in sport mode, have the plated drz400e for dirt touring...except the drz doesn't tour as much as it does like hitting local trails. Love...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2015, 02:57 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
nice, always a hard choice between sport tourer...

nice, always a hard choice between sport tourer and dirt tourer :1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:33 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
This is the problem many encounter out...

This is the problem many encounter out west....sugar sand, moon dust sand, name it what you want. It is IMPOSSIBLE to ride through, in some places its deep enough to get swallowed whole! (about 3 ft...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-19-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
How you like those TKC nasties? Looks sick! :eek1

How you like those TKC nasties? Looks sick! :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 07:57 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Yeah they definitely focused on the sportbikes...

Yeah they definitely focused on the sportbikes and the touring bikes. We need a new dual sport...maybe a fuel injected 320 lb 450 single....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9,585
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
A little more than a rough fire trail...just...

A little more than a rough fire trail...just before these pics was some gnarly rock infested hill climbing. My Vstrom 650 and my brother's Cb500x
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-28-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
hell yeah they can, jump mine all the time!

hell yeah they can, jump mine all the time!
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 09:19 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
It works okay on the sand, a better tire would be...

It works okay on the sand, a better tire would be a d606 or michelin t63, but the shinko 244 isn't a BAD choice. Once it wears sand riding is scary
Forum: Australia 03-22-2015, 09:07 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Too much? Nah....The Bumblebee...Plated 2004 E...

Too much? Nah....The Bumblebee...Plated 2004 E model :freaky

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm69/SacrfceVpain/IMG_2429.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I have a klx351sf, up shifts and down shifts...

I have a klx351sf, up shifts and down shifts without the clutch, under hard acceleration and deceleration, as long as you do it correctly there is no issue. I'm talking full throttle up shifts...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Nice!!! :evil

Nice!!! :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Not at all! She looks brand spanking new! :evil...

Not at all! She looks brand spanking new! :evil can't wait to put some real miles on her
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9,585
Views: 3,858,404
Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
New Bike!

Posting here and in the owners thread, I assume this is more for pictures and the other...is for...well...everything else!

2004 DL650 with 7200 miles 4400 OTD! She looks pretty damn good! Rides a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-02-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
New bike!!!

Posting here and in the picture thread, I assume this is the more technical thread and the other...is for...well.. pictures!

2004 DL650 with 7200 miles 4400 OTD! She looks pretty damn good! Rides...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
My rear brake was spongy and progressively...

My rear brake was spongy and progressively becoming worse. Pads? Rotor?

Today on the ride home it went from wouldn't stop well, to wouldn't stop at all!! Did I snap a line? what the heck happened....
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I put everything back except the old clutch...

I put everything back except the old clutch plates, seems to work fine to me. :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 11:49 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I'll say again drz400e plated. Weighs less than...

I'll say again drz400e plated. Weighs less than all of the above (sub 300), and has 40 horsepower (10 more than the wr250r...WHICH IS AS HEAVY OR HEAVIER)
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I was in your same exact shoes 3 months ago,...

I was in your same exact shoes 3 months ago, looking for about a year for a good decent priced dual sport with reliability and compromises that I could deal with (on vs off road comfort). I liked the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
On my drz400e I ran about 10 psi front and rear...

On my drz400e I ran about 10 psi front and rear with Kenda K270s on terrain pictured in the first post. It worked, I didn't have any "oh shit moments" but I could definitely feel the limit of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 12:58 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
to my knowledge the bike didn't come with a skid...

to my knowledge the bike didn't come with a skid plate from the factory.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 08:50 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
xt225, crf230l, dr200se. The best, most...

xt225, crf230l, dr200se.

The best, most reliable, low powered, underrated trail machines every made. They will go ANYWHERE, just not super fast. My father in law bought my xt225 and takes it off...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Yeah I'm thinking Tractionator H/T or t63s ...

Yeah I'm thinking Tractionator H/T or t63s


Yeah it only does that on mobile, weird stuff :huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Just Subbed, have had my drz400e for a couple...

Just Subbed, have had my drz400e for a couple months now (that makes 5 bikes now haha!). Quite a buy for $1800 bucks.

2003 DRZ400e plated, scotts mounts, rim locks front and rear, 3.7g acerbis,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I'm Matt btw. ...

I'm Matt btw.

http://www.kawasakiforums.com/forum/klx-250s-71/diy-led-turn-signals-42309/

Front and rear shown on page 1 and 2 respectively. I agree with others, the kawi forum is a great place...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 08:24 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
quote the posts so we can get them all on one...

quote the posts so we can get them all on one page? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 10:27 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Actually the standard klx with 15/39 has a lower...

Actually the standard klx with 15/39 has a lower gearing than the sf could ever have because of the 18" rear wheel. The sf would need a 140/90/17 tire to have the same ending ratio. (Approximately)
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Saw that video before. Have you posted it before?...

Saw that video before. Have you posted it before? Maybe I spend too much time looking up dual sports on youtube...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I was scared for my safety :kboom I thought...

I was scared for my safety :kboom

I thought a nuke went off and I was the only surviver
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 10:44 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
You can find anything on google imagese these...

You can find anything on google imagese these days

http://cdn.cyclingforums.com/3/33/33a630dd_upclosecontourseat.jpeg
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 08:01 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Just in case anything over 100cc is too much... ...

Just in case anything over 100cc is too much...

http://www.petrolmag.net/wp-content/media/2009/12/scooterx_01.jpg


:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
2nd or 3rd, pretty much. I only shift into 4th...

2nd or 3rd, pretty much. I only shift into 4th 5th and 6th when I get to cruising speed, around 45 mph.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 12:33 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Why the gutless bikes have a wider spread I'll...

Why the gutless bikes have a wider spread I'll never know.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 10:17 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
No kidding haha...but that's why it gets 80+mpg....

No kidding haha...but that's why it gets 80+mpg. OVERDRIVE!!!

The 13 does do wonders!
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Xt225 has a beautiful gear spread. As does the...

Xt225 has a beautiful gear spread. As does the husky te630? (610?) hard to find though
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
I was talking about the drz400E which weighs as...

I was talking about the drz400E which weighs as much as your klx351, but has 10 more horsepower than the Drz400S model (cams, pipe, and fcr39 carb come standard on pre-04 models). You CANNOT and WILL...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12,432
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Maybe they put lead weights in the seat :evil it...

Maybe they put lead weights in the seat :evil it seems the carry the weight up high enough...



Do you have stock gearing on the crf230? Even stocl it probably has a lower gear ratio which is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12,432
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
No haha I found it posted on facebook sicne I...

No haha I found it posted on facebook sicne I liked "Supermoto Central" custom build for no particular reason as far as I know.



Why not just get a drz400e and plate it. Or even a drz400s and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Really?! Then what a fat waste of cash :lol3

Really?! Then what a fat waste of cash :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
That's the only reason I posted the sxv, 351 in a...

That's the only reason I posted the sxv, 351 in a lighter more capable bike :deal.

You should weigh it, did you lose the E start and take off all the lights?
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12,432
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Posted By RockabillySlapMatt
Well if you think with a 351 kit making 30hp or...

Well if you think with a 351 kit making 30hp or so in a 260 lb frame with amazing suspension...not to mention reliable!! Seems like a good deal to me
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