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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By jckid
Awesome! Thanks! :D

Awesome! Thanks! :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 02:59 PM
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Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
The area where we were riding is only about 20...

The area where we were riding is only about 20 minutes from home, so a nice place to go when time is limited. There's a variety of terrain. We have a lot of places to ride in the mountains 1-2...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 09:18 AM
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Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Just wanted to post some pics from a recent ride....

Just wanted to post some pics from a recent ride. I got a new camera for Christmas and my better half took a few pics of me on my WR on our ride last week.
...
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 192,098
Posted By jckid
I'm trying to order two sets, but the ADV10 code...

I'm trying to order two sets, but the ADV10 code is not working. It says on the original post that the ADV10 discount would be available for all of 2014. Am I missing something?
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 47,135
Posted By jckid
I was wondering the same thing. Quite a few...

I was wondering the same thing. Quite a few people have purchased, but no one has mentioned how well it works. I'd like to see some reviews.
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 192,098
Posted By jckid
When will the lights be back in stock? I need to...

When will the lights be back in stock? I need to order two sets for Christmas presents, but I see they are out of stock.
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,972
Posted By jckid
I really enjoyed your ride report. I've spent a...

I really enjoyed your ride report. I've spent a lot of time in Death Valley and the Sierra's, so I'm familiar with the scenery. What really caught my attention were your pictures. I was really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
First trip with 19"/17" wheel setup

I just returned from my first trip on my Woody's 19"/17" wheel setup. We took a desert route to San Diego that included Joshua Tree National Park and Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Rode a total of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,071
Posted By jckid
You seem to have dismissed the WR, but it's a...

You seem to have dismissed the WR, but it's a great bike. The suspension works really well, especially if you have it tuned for your weight and riding style, and it makes a nice amount of power for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
That windshield is made by Turbo City. I had one...

That windshield is made by Turbo City. I had one on a previous bike. Here's a link to their website: https://tciproductsusa.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=144_167_175

Looks like he's also...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,594
Posted By jckid
I really enjoyed your ride report. You're a...

I really enjoyed your ride report. You're a great writer. The part about the muffler falling off was hilarious! :rofl That is great that you guys were able to get out and enjoy a trip like this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 12:50 PM
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Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Adventure Wheel Conversion

I just finished converting my WR250X from supermoto to adventure size wheels, and I had the suspension done as well. This will be a little long, but maybe some will find this interesting. I had...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,687,084
Posted By jckid
Question for those of you that run a rear Mefo Explorer...

I know a lot of you run the rear Mefo Explorer tire in the 130/80-17 size. Does that tire run narrow or wide compared to other brands, and does it run tall or short compared to other brands? Anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By jckid
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By jckid
Thanks for the info. He will be happy to hear...

Thanks for the info. He will be happy to hear that. While I'm always up for a challenge, he isn't quite so much, and I have to keep him riding into his 80's! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By jckid
Steens Mountain Conditions

Anyone been over the Steens Mountain Loop this summer? I'm looking for an update on road conditions. I read that the road has been repaired and is open all the way through. Previously the section...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Right now the only pic I have is with the rear...

Right now the only pic I have is with the rear wheel installed, and it was dark, so not the best pic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By jckid
Getting ready to make some big changes to my...

Getting ready to make some big changes to my WR250X. I had these beautiful new wheels built by Woody's. They are adventure size wheels--19"/17". I know a few others have done the same thing, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Good deal. Wish I'd known, I already got mine...

Good deal. Wish I'd known, I already got mine from G2 direct (at full price). Great product & highly recommended for the WR.
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 192,098
Posted By jckid
Thanks! I just placed my order. :freaky

Thanks! I just placed my order. :freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 192,098
Posted By jckid
Was thinking about ordering some lights today,...

Was thinking about ordering some lights today, but the website appears to be down. When will it be back up?
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
I tried that windscreen on my WRX. Quite a few...

I tried that windscreen on my WRX. Quite a few people seem to run it, so it must work well for some, but it caused a bad wobble in the front end of mine at 50+ mph. I sold it at a loss and went...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 03:11 PM
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Views: 1,460,635
Posted By jckid
My better half is looking to replace the stock...

My better half is looking to replace the stock Tourances. Thinking TKC80, Heidenau Scout, Mefo Explorer or similar. Wanting better gravel and dirt handling, good traction in rain, and excellent...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,882
Posted By jckid
I went from a Husky 610 to a WR. The WR is...

I went from a Husky 610 to a WR. The WR is really a great little bike. I will admit that I do sometimes wish for more power, but really it has just enough. I rode mine on a 2,100 mile trip last...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
I wear earplugs when I'm on the road for long...

I wear earplugs when I'm on the road for long stretches, like when I travel. It has nothing to do with noise from the bike. It's to block out the wind noise. The wind noise generated at higher...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 51,120
Posted By jckid
I'm really glad this got bumped up, because I...

I'm really glad this got bumped up, because I missed it before. This is one of the best ride reports I've read on here. Great pictures too. What a great experience. Enjoy your upcoming trip!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Does anyone make bar risers like these for the...

Does anyone make bar risers like these for the WR?

http://www.cycoactive.com/media/UnWAsL/01-049-0109-01-lg.jpg?size=prodfull

Or maybe just replacement lower clamps in various heights?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,714
Posted By jckid
Very nice pictures, minus the snake pic! :huh ...

Very nice pictures, minus the snake pic! :huh Beautiful country around Moab.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Just need to slide the forks up by that much.

Just need to slide the forks up by that much.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Does anyone know of bar risers around 1/2" tall? ...

Does anyone know of bar risers around 1/2" tall? I found some that are 19mm, which is close, but looking for slightly less. I'm wondering if maybe that's too thin or something. Or is it possible...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Suspension Setup for Light Riders

I've had my WR250X for almost two years. Most of my riding has been on-road, since I have a KLX setup for off-road, but I'm going to sell the KLX, and I'm setting up the WR with an adventure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By jckid
Interesting. And I discovered that the WR250X is...

Interesting. And I discovered that the WR250X is still sold oversees and it now comes with a 130/90-17 tire from the factory (my US model was a 140/70-17 stock). So if manufacturers are putting a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
I'm in the process of setting up my WR250X with...

I'm in the process of setting up my WR250X with adventure size wheels (19" front/17" rear). I'm looking for suggestions on 50/50 tires that would work well on it, given that it's a light, small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By jckid
Best 50/50 Tires for 250 Dual-Sport

I'm setting up my Yamaha WR250X with adventure size wheels. I'll be running a 19"X2.5" front and the stock 17"x4" out back. I'm currently running Avon Distanzia's, but would like more of a true...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,634
Posted By jckid
I want to build a 19 X 2.5" front wheel and would...

I want to build a 19 X 2.5" front wheel and would run a 110/80-19 tire on it. But it seems that Sun rims, only come in a 2.15" or a 2.75" size. Which size would you recommend?
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By jckid
Yeh, I guess I can see that might be an issue. ...

Yeh, I guess I can see that might be an issue. Converting the 130mm to inches I can see that the tire would be about .75" narrower than the rim. Doesn't sound ideal. I'm not really interested in a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By jckid
Can I run a 130/80-17 tire on a 17"X4" rim?

I'm considering going to adventure size wheels on my WR250X (19" front/17" rear). I was thinking about reusing my stock 17"X4" rear wheel. The tire I want to run on it is a 130/80-17. Tire charts...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By jckid
Garmin 60CSx Need help entering coordinates

Getting ready for a trip on the Mojave Road. The "Mojave Road Guide" has the starting coordinates as:

N352.72' W114*37.63'

The book says these coordinates are given in degrees, decimal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
I was looking at these two sizes as a rear tire...

I was looking at these two sizes as a rear tire on my X. I found a chart that indicated that the 130 might be too narrow for our rim. The 140 was good, but I thought it might be a bit on the tall...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47,057
Views: 9,534,694
Posted By jckid
Nice setup. What brand and size are the tires?

Nice setup. What brand and size are the tires?
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