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Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 23,684
Posted By Ever Onward
Very cool bike at a fair price.....yet 44 HP isnt...

Very cool bike at a fair price.....yet 44 HP isnt gettin me excited.....

My 250 makes 50 HP, and although Im fully aware 2T road bikes will never be, ever again in modern day USA.........
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,452
Posted By Ever Onward
Hark ! I hear the sound of heavy mouth...

Hark !

I hear the sound of heavy mouth breathing,......... the sound of conchos klinking apehangers as the wind blows the fringe on the leather jacket...........and can see the blood on the bricks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Didnt know F1 took a big step down this...

Didnt know F1 took a big step down this year......have not seen anything in a while.....with 4 channels of TV thats pixelated half the time, and internet as slow as dial up from 15 years ago, my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
I HATE YOU !!!!!!! :rofl Nice YB 8...

I HATE YOU !!!!!!! :rofl



Nice YB 8 !!! Gotta be a tad crisper handling than a FZR 1000 , eh ? :wink:

Prolly more rare than a RC 30 by quite a bit too ! Allright, show the...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Agreed ! Now how do we get Dhalli to focus...

Agreed !

Now how do we get Dhalli to focus and find one ? :lol3
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
7 grand , electric start only on a 2 stroke play...

7 grand , electric start only on a 2 stroke play bike ? :huh WTF !

Could buy a helluva lotta used 300XC - W thats alot more bike than that and have a few grand to piss away on other things. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,005
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks for the comparison Huskyfatman ! :D ...

Thanks for the comparison Huskyfatman ! :D

Thats what I wanted to confirm......which one as a starting point for what type of riding.

Now it seems clearer.

200.....less low end, but crisp...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Well, this is easy now ! Your open to just about...

Well, this is easy now ! Your open to just about anything if you dont need a title.

Skip the big 650 for sure. You keep stressing "woods bike" and budget.

Stay focused and keep to the 300...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 338,118
Posted By Ever Onward
Exactly ! My 1KT was at one time just...

Exactly !

My 1KT was at one time just another one of the hundreds abandoned outside in back of a shop on the island. Came to the USA along with a batch of bikes just like it 20 years ago. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
You have misread my statement. I too can hear...

You have misread my statement. I too can hear my stock DR with a full face helmet and earplugs at 60 MPH just fine.........and I even have about 18% overall hearing loss due to decades of racing,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Hmmmm, Thats a interesting idea. Will have...

Hmmmm,

Thats a interesting idea. Will have to try that in the future. It certainly works on sleds....especially since it aims the sound waves right down into sound absorbing snow.

Maybe on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
When it comes to "sweet" sound in a four stroke...

When it comes to "sweet" sound in a four stroke exhaust.......your gonna need 3 more cylinders....in a "V" cofiguration ! :evil

Ever heard a late model VFR with a full 2 brothers system and...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Congrats on the new baby ! (some how I think...

Congrats on the new baby ! (some how I think this will affect bike selection and size ! :evil)

Right off the bat you have to decide........will you need a license plated legal bike ?

Since...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,919
Posted By Ever Onward
THIS ^^^ Your far better off...

THIS ^^^






Your far better off with a bolt upright seating position for there.........think less sport bike, and more standard bike ergos. There are no canyons to carve in FLA :wink:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,005
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks guys ! So basically once you upgrade...

Thanks guys !

So basically once you upgrade the piston in the 220, no real difference in reliability between the two.

Sounds logical the smaller carbed 220 would have a little more mid range...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks Anonny . Thats what I wanted to know....

Thanks Anonny .

Thats what I wanted to know. So the '06 KTM 200 had more low end grunt than a FMF piped KDX 220 ?

Was the KTM stock or did it have upgrades like a flywheel weight or somthing ?...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 338,118
Posted By Ever Onward
Nice early NSR ! I was told several times, parts...

Nice early NSR ! I was told several times, parts were very, VERY scarce on the early ones.....even 15 years ago. Different story if your on the island in Japan.

They abandon and let rot alot of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/250tzr/ima...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/250tzr/images_zps256f728a.jpeg



And here's how it sounds in my MP3 player with a nice set of helmet speakers.......if your wise enough to run stock...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/IMG...

http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/IMG_4924_zps895af62e.jpg.html

Nice one Skunk ! Been there, done that !

Aint it a pisser when it lands just right to pin your leg right under the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 32,005
Posted By Ever Onward
Can some of you experienced KDX owners explain...

Can some of you experienced KDX owners explain the pro's and cons of a '95 and newer KDX 200 vs a '95 and newer KDX 220 ?

I read the 200 is actually faster ? And I see the 220 has stock piston...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-07-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
By the term "dog down" what do you mean ? ...

By the term "dog down" what do you mean ? Possibly low and mid range torque or horsepower ?

And what year and size bikes are we talking ?

Im trying to hear real world experience with a '95...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Yes, those were the sellers words on a stock DR...

Yes, those were the sellers words on a stock DR 650 muffler he had for sale in the flea market a few months back.......I seem to remember a $ 25 price.......and it wasnt sold quick at that price .
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
HOLY CRAP !!!! :eek1 Two guys within a...

HOLY CRAP !!!! :eek1


Two guys within a few posts of each other admitting they went back to that horrible barge anchor that simply is just so worthless, guys cant sell them for $ 25 ! :rofl
...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-06-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Your right about considering a KDX. Seems...

Your right about considering a KDX.

Seems everybody who has had one claims it isnt quite the serious race bike a EXC was back in that era, yet they are a low maintenance, super eliable unit that...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-06-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Great advice ! # 1 get a quite modern bike...

Great advice !

# 1 get a quite modern bike as your main "rider" bike. Enjoy the pleasure of all its abilitys.

#2 Keep whatever vintage and antique machines you now have, if they have a real...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,681
Posted By Ever Onward
The Truth right there ^^^ Since your...

The Truth right there ^^^



Since your buddy has a DR 650, why not buy him a few rounds and then ask to borrow his bike for a day ?

I bet if you then test rode a few other bikes in similar...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-05-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
...................which once again, brings you...

...................which once again, brings you right back to where this thread started.


You need to go ride a few recent editions of EXC's, or newer XC-W's.
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Agreed ! :puke1 And.......since when did...

Agreed ! :puke1


And.......since when did every cage driver need 6 forward facing main and auxillary lights on at all non sunlight times ?


All it takes is 3 new SUV's with soccer moms...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-03-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
Yep, +1 Fighting a old open class beast...

Yep, +1


Fighting a old open class beast isnt my idea of a good time. I got a shelf of trophys from back in the day.......nothin to prove any more......gotta love todays 250 / 300 miracle...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-02-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 338,118
Posted By Ever Onward
The gull arm VJ22's are so nice ! Was...

The gull arm VJ22's are so nice !

Was seriously contemplateing one a decade ago, that or a NSR.

But after doing serious research as to parts availabilty, even back then to the middle of USA, I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Dont forget, you have different foam density...

Dont forget, you have different foam density options if you order direct from SC.

Between the different seat styles, covering options and foam densitys, there are alot of combos to choose from.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,555
Posted By Ever Onward
Last bike ride of 2014. Winterizing the last...

Last bike ride of 2014.

Winterizing the last bike in the fleet, and pulling 4 sleds into the shop for pre season prep.

This was by far the worst bug season I have ever seen from late April thru...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Here's my process........ Adjust valves. ...

Here's my process........

Adjust valves.

Add a combo of Startron fuel enzyme and green marine formula Stabil to a full gas tank, actually a little extra Startron as if the tank were another 2...
Forum: 2 smokers 10-27-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,355
Posted By Ever Onward
That......or if you still think you need the open...

That......or if you still think you need the open area H.P. , step up to a 300 EXC.

You wont need a 380 EXC.......trust me......I had one ! :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ever Onward
Yep, and somtimes there is nowhere to ride a...

Yep, and somtimes there is nowhere to ride a escalator on the flatlands.

Yet, even on the flat gravel carpet, if ya ride around a bit, you can find nice spots to make a sunny day all the better !...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ever Onward
Cool,.....nordic sking is a amazingly good tool...

Cool,.....nordic sking is a amazingly good tool to fend off winter blues, and a winter of it will really get you in great shape for summer activitys.

Skate sking on good groomed trails on a sunny...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ever Onward
Smart man psmcd ! The biggest mistake I see...

Smart man psmcd !

The biggest mistake I see folks make is they tend to focus too narrow on options to fend off the blues.

You need to find active outdoor hobbies to replace motorcycling when...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,700
Views: 374,555
Posted By Ever Onward
Sorry Delta, but looking out my shop...

Sorry Delta, but looking out my shop door.....and, the 10 day forecast tells me tomorrows 65 degree sunny high temp will likely be my last ride for the year.

Yesterday was nothing but bare trees,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,997
Posted By Ever Onward
If you have S.A.D or mild seasonal depression...

If you have S.A.D or mild seasonal depression that gets worse as winter comes along......you MUST make a effort to get out in the sun outdoors whenever possible, all winter long.

It makes all the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,996
Posted By Ever Onward
Hate ? Nope, not at all.............. But...

Hate ? Nope, not at all..............

But I would have quite the time holding my DR up to snap a pic like this while laughing my ass off ! :rofl
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