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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By Bronco638
I think someone else mentioned racing leathers....

I think someone else mentioned racing leathers. Like you, I can't afford to buy everything that my eyes like. Both jackets I have came cheap; Motorcycle Closeouts dot com (Fieldsheer) or had been...
Forum: Trials Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 112,490
Posted By Bronco638
Right on!

Right on!
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Bronco638
Damn straight they do! :D With the price of...

Damn straight they do! :D

With the price of the Tusk kit being so low, I would doubt it (unless you're capable of whipping up a wiring loom). Also, my fairing and lights were not cheap. IIRC, UFO...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By Bronco638
Not to sound snide but just because you're on a...

Not to sound snide but just because you're on a small scoot and mostly around town, doesn't mean the pavement isn't going to hurt if you impact it. Buy the best equipment you can afford because it's...
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,545
Views: 112,490
Posted By Bronco638
I just like those Honda pants. :D

I just like those Honda pants. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16,024
Views: 791,779
Posted By Bronco638
Me too! :y0! Long rifle, don't necessarily need...

Me too! :y0! Long rifle, don't necessarily need hollow point.
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Bronco638
I'll "+1" this as well. I bought a...

I'll "+1" this as well.

I bought a street-legal XR250R with the Baja Designs kit on it. You get pretty much the same stuff, in the Tusk kit, for way less. I ended up buying an Adv Monster dual...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bronco638
You: Let me take some pictures of you (or pay for...

You: Let me take some pictures of you (or pay for a boudoir photo session), in your bikini (or undies), and I'll make a calendar out of those. OK?

I'll bet if you spring for a boudoir photographer...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By Bronco638
Don't you have to consider temperature? I've...

Don't you have to consider temperature? I've looked into this but every unit I encounter states it won't work (very well) below certain temperatures, like 50 F.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By Bronco638
There is one. I have a friend whose husband uses...

There is one. I have a friend whose husband uses it to "keep track of her"...:huh

I'll ask her what it is. She says it works pretty well (and I believe it was free or very cheap).
Forum: Trials 12-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,278
Posted By Bronco638
Noted, thanks Bob.

Noted, thanks Bob.
Forum: Trials 12-16-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,660
Posted By Bronco638
Is that a spring-loaded "auto" tensioner on the...

Is that a spring-loaded "auto" tensioner on the Reflex engine? If so, you might consider switching to a manual one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-16-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4,514
Views: 714,903
Posted By Bronco638
Stever, if you don't trade that trials tire and...

Stever, if you don't trade that trials tire and it's recent and usable, I could put it on my Aprilia.
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bronco638
I have some from the late 80s or early 90s. Yep,...

I have some from the late 80s or early 90s. Yep, (clothed) chicks and cars. :D
Forum: The Garage 12-15-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By Bronco638
Mike makes a valid point but you may be able to...

Mike makes a valid point but you may be able to skirt that issue. I added a second petcock to an IMS tank for an old DR350SE. I made a backing plate, that mimicked the base of the petcock, that went...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-15-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 315,542
Posted By Bronco638
And, I think I just found my next trials helmet;...

And, I think I just found my next trials helmet; Arai XC.
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,278
Posted By Bronco638
Like you, I'd prefer to use the in-tank...

Like you, I'd prefer to use the in-tank strainer(s) over an external filter.

What's weird is the fact that I can see threads on the upper strainer but there's no corresponding "nut" to hold it to...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 80,774
Posted By Bronco638
I had an '88 VTR250. The vacuum petcocks for...

I had an '88 VTR250. The vacuum petcocks for those are "un-obtainium" (although, I had great luck with a CBR250 petcock sourced from China). The nut that's on gravity's pinkie is M22 x 1.0, I think....
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,660
Posted By Bronco638
Glad I could help. :D I'm jealous of your...

Glad I could help. :D I'm jealous of your backyard (and videographer). You have some nice obstacles. You should turn the ramp, next to the shed, into a teeter-totter. And, be careful of the sliding...
Forum: Trials 12-12-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,395
Posted By Bronco638
I just had an opportunity to wear an AFX...

I just had an opportunity to wear an AFX full-face MTB helmet. I was expecting less and it turned out to be pretty comfortable. I have two open face helmets (one trials oriented) which I'll use next...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,643
Posted By Bronco638
Seems like there are all sorts of SG photo sets....

Seems like there are all sorts of SG photo sets. Why not go to the site, download what you like and create your own calendar?
Forum: Trials 12-10-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,278
Posted By Bronco638
Thanks. :thumb

Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Trials 12-09-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,278
Posted By Bronco638
Bump, I still could use some help with the...

Bump, I still could use some help with the petcock question. Anyone? :ear
Forum: Trials 12-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,395
Posted By Bronco638
My knees are still pretty good. Although, I did...

My knees are still pretty good. Although, I did sprain the MCL, in my right knee, a few years ago. I have had my doctor tell me that I should take it easy on my knees, i.e. don't kneel on hard...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25,016
Views: 4,405,524
Posted By Bronco638
Hey Rick, yeah I'm aware that you've had your...

Hey Rick, yeah I'm aware that you've had your share of "DR" bikes. :D I still miss that '99 350 that had 'your' forks and shock on. That was a fun bike. I thought the DR3 weighed about 286 lbs....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,593
Posted By Bronco638
If I didn't have a heated garage, I would...

If I didn't have a heated garage, I would probably just drain the bike tanks and run the carbs dry for the winter. However, I like to do maintenance at this time of year and want to ensure whatever I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25,016
Views: 4,405,524
Posted By Bronco638
Thanks for the reply. To be honest, before I...

Thanks for the reply. To be honest, before I bought the XR, I considered a WR/R or WR/X. But, those bikes are still pretty pricey, even well used (confirming your suspicion of money being a 'concern'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,593
Posted By Bronco638
Honestly, I'm not sure. As I wrote, I've...

Honestly, I'm not sure. As I wrote, I've "heard/read" of folks that say it either doesn't work or doesn't work very well. These same folks recommend Sta-Bil Green (marine version). I've tried...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Bronco638
I thought you could use something like THIS...

I thought you could use something like THIS (https://www.superbrightleds.com/moreinfo/strobe-fixtures/4-watt-vehicle-strobe-light/615/) as long as it wasn't the same colors Law Enforcement uses...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,250
Posted By Bronco638
Those old dove-tailed wooden boxes, especially...

Those old dove-tailed wooden boxes, especially ammo or explosives, are worth some money, depending on condition.
Forum: Trials 11-19-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,660
Posted By Bronco638
Pea gravel or ball bearings? Count how many go in...

Pea gravel or ball bearings? Count how many go in so you can be sure they all come out. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By Bronco638
My DR350 'slept' in the same hotel room with me,...

My DR350 'slept' in the same hotel room with me, once......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,892
Posted By Bronco638
For the bike, I' consider inmate Sanjoh's Adv...

For the bike, I' consider inmate Sanjoh's Adv Monster Dual Sport fairing (http://stores.advmonster.com/dual-sport-fairing/) with Model 30 and 44 LED lights. They draw little power can throw insane...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,593
Posted By Bronco638
My "winter" routine has consisted of draining the...

My "winter" routine has consisted of draining the tanks of gas/ethanol and replacing it with race fuel (Sunoco Standard 110 - older timers, like me, also know it as CAM2 Purple 114). Ethanol free gas...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25,016
Views: 4,405,524
Posted By Bronco638
There's nothing wrong with the XR. It's just that...

There's nothing wrong with the XR. It's just that the DRZ is a great deal and I was wondering if there wasn't a "better tool for the job" based on what I'm asking the bike to do. I have put a lot of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25,016
Views: 4,405,524
Posted By Bronco638
Firstly, thanks for all of the thoughts and...

Firstly, thanks for all of the thoughts and replies.


Interesting you say that. I stood next to the DRZ, that my friend has for sale, and the seat height didn't look that bad. But, it has been...
Forum: Trials 11-18-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,660
Posted By Bronco638
:lol3 The rusty filter or the vinegar?

:lol3

The rusty filter or the vinegar?
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25,016
Views: 4,405,524
Posted By Bronco638
Opinions Wanted

Hi All,

I am considering the purchase of a used DRZ400. It's bone-stock, 4 or 5 years old and has 1700 miles on it. I know the owner and he's willing to sell it, to me, for a great price. It's...
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,278
Posted By Bronco638
Can anyone tell me the set-up for the Climber's...

Can anyone tell me the set-up for the Climber's petcock?

I removed the tank, over the weekend, and dumped the gas into a suitable container (for winter storage). When dumping the tank, the...
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,660
Posted By Bronco638
Replied to your PM. I would think that if...

Replied to your PM.

I would think that if you dilute it with water, you could dump it on the ground. Or, run it thru a coffee filter, to trap the rust, and then pour it down the drain.
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