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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,121
Posted By TwilightZone
>"everything else stock. Anyone experience these...

>"everything else stock. Anyone experience these symptoms?"

What RPM?
Seems like my KTM 500 doesn't really like low RPM's on pavement.
May be interaction with the knobbies, chain, and engine...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 46,460
Posted By TwilightZone
>"As I woke the next morning, i had a very...

>"As I woke the next morning, i had a very unsettling feeling in the pit of my stomach, I couldn't explain why."

Beware of the... Kushtaka !!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kushtaka
Forum: Racing 08-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 69,323
Posted By TwilightZone
Mud-O-Cross... !

Mud-O-Cross... !
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By TwilightZone
Happy Camp now threatened. ...

Happy Camp now threatened.

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4078/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By TwilightZone
Not good... July Fire! Salmon River. (Ca)

<!--><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Evacuation Orders Residents should leave immediately.

Evacuation orders are in place for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,724
Posted By TwilightZone
>"The animal would look up walk a few feet and...

>"The animal would look up walk a few feet and sit down. Something was very wrong but I couldn't tell, no obvious injury, I was wondering if a rattler might have got him."

Fox. (IMHO) Probably...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I checked mine the other day and it was set at...

>"I checked mine the other day and it was set at 0."

Lower values = leaner.
Higher values = richer.

Running at +5 won't cause a problem.
You can bump it around from say -3 to +7... see what...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Ok, I just ordered the first two tools. If I...

>"Ok, I just ordered the first two tools. If I don't get a riveted chain what's the other option? Do I need some other special tool for the other version, and what's the drawback of one over the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,121
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I found a local deal, the same brand and model...

>"I found a local deal, the same brand and model of tire but it's a different size? - a 110/100 - 18. "

IMHO: Probably too narrow for the 500... there is lots of torque on that tire. Stick with a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I first tried putting sections of an old inner...

>"I first tried putting sections of an old inner tube between the plate & frame....better, but still vibrates."

Had my Flatland plate off 6 times... plastic coated,
rubber, rubber washers, etc. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,724
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Thanks for the info on fern canyon. Planning my...

>"Thanks for the info on fern canyon. Planning my s10 trip now "

If coming from the south.

Take the Westhaven exit just north of Clam Beach.
Go west under the freeway overpass and take the...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,363
Posted By TwilightZone
Shit. Who won ? Anyone with other feeds ? ...

Shit. Who won ? Anyone with other feeds ?

Racing came back to show last half lap... oh well.

> Spoilers below.
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Thanks firefighters good luck up north !" ...

>"Thanks firefighters good luck up north !"

Red Flag warning for most of Northern Calif and Orygun today.
Supposed to be dry lightning (tonight) over the entire region.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 149,710
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Has anyone tried these Tusk billet pegs?" ...

>"Has anyone tried these Tusk billet pegs?"

Yes, put a set on last week. They are a little bit bigger than
the stock pegs, length and width. Seem like they are pretty well made.

But I do...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,761
Posted By TwilightZone
244's are good 50=50 tires. IMHO:Great on...

244's are good 50=50 tires. IMHO:Great on gravel/USFS roads.
But put a 5.10 on the back though rather than the 4.60.

T-63's are good too.
606's = big diameter. If you're tall, they can do.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,724
Posted By TwilightZone
Heh, when I was a kid... that was the road. The...

Heh, when I was a kid... that was the road. The roads were filled with logging trucks too.
The freeways were starting to replace the original 101 in the late 50's to mid 60's.
Back then, it was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,724
Posted By TwilightZone
That is a photo of Vellela. Velella...

That is a photo of Vellela.

Velella velella is commonly known by the names sea raft, by-the-wind sailor, purple sail, little sail, or simply Velella.<sup id="cite_ref-2" class="reference"></sup>...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By TwilightZone
Lotsa fires in NW Calif. There are a good...

Lotsa fires in NW Calif.

There are a good reports at inciweb. One of the best place to check.

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/state/5/ (Calif Reports).
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By TwilightZone
You did miss the otter on the highway. Hmmm......

You did miss the otter on the highway.
Hmmm... I've never had otter.
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I tried the double take mirrors on my WR but...

>"I tried the double take mirrors on my WR but ended up selling them.
Could not keep them adjusted no matter how hard I tightened the darn things. You all having that problem too?"

Get the...
Forum: Racing 07-31-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 69,323
Posted By TwilightZone
He rode Suzuki before... ...

He rode Suzuki before...

http://cdn.motocross.transworld.net/files/2010/03/ken-roczen-archer-image-2010.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I have never been inclined to mess with CO...

>"I have never been inclined to mess with CO setting"

Why don't you play around a bit with the CO setting? (trivial stuff)
It made a performance difference on my bike. (same equip as yours).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By TwilightZone
>"It's always cool at 6am" Death Valley now....

>"It's always cool at 6am"

Death Valley now.

96F degrees low temp (at night). 122F in the day.
Shit o' dear !
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,487
Posted By TwilightZone
Dust on the camera lens? Or aliens? ...

Dust on the camera lens? Or aliens?

http://i1151.photobucket.com/albums/o630/cornmanmcgee/Brandy%20Canyon%20Day%2005/18_zpsb7b6c80d.jpg%7Eoriginal
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 122,203
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I have already been on Hwy 36 & 299 between the...

>"I have already been on Hwy 36 & 299 between the coastal Redwoods and I-5. Now I want see more of the other side of the state."

Here's some other rides in NW Calif.

Hwy 3 from Hwy 36 until...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
What bar bend/bramd is that ? ...

What bar bend/bramd is that ?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/t31.0-8/10553849_10152161734660826_8663799259328046064_o.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"W/ the larger 606, you may want to get 112 to...

>"W/ the larger 606, you may want to get 112 to be safe"

Yes, get a 112... lets you put the rear wheel further back.
Avoid rubbing with a big tire.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"By fit to length do you mean I'll need to take...

>"By fit to length do you mean I'll need to take links out of the 110?"

Yup. Chain breakers are pretty cheap.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,257
Views: 1,414,121
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I've had the longer arm doubletakes on my 690. ...

>"I've had the longer arm doubletakes on my 690. Now I'm getting them for the 500. Does anyone with them recommend the short arm over the long?"

Long arms will vibrate on the 500 and change...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>" You'll need to break the sprocket nut loose...

>" You'll need to break the sprocket nut loose the first time at home with a real wrench though"

If you go 'full torque' on the bolt... you'll need that 'real wrench' on the road too. The above...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10,972
Views: 1,597,247
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Anybody know of any less expensive options??" ...

>"Anybody know of any less expensive options??"

Lots of cheaper rims out there... Warp 9's (etc) start at about $100.
Get new heavy duty spokes and set up/true your own wheel.

Pretty good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,430
Posted By TwilightZone
Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend. Windy...

Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend.

Windy Point road - good, but the downhill road to the beach is pretty loose for a beginning rider.

Usal Road - Good, not a lot of dust. North Half of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,117
Posted By TwilightZone
Get a WR250R or XT250 or CRF250 .All those bikes...

Get a WR250R or XT250 or CRF250 .All those bikes are crash-worthy and low maint.
Ride it for a year and see if you like riding off road.

If you do like off road, then buy a KTM 690 or 500 exc.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,430
Posted By TwilightZone
>"44 miles to the lighthouse:" The last road...

>"44 miles to the lighthouse:"

The last road is usually known as 'Windy Point' road.
Take the 'Lighthouse road' to the Mattole Beach Campground.

Couple hundred yards east of the campground,...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,643
Views: 314,608
Posted By TwilightZone
When does Marquez 'clinch' the championship......

When does Marquez 'clinch' the championship... couple more races ?
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44,255
Views: 8,475,770
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Pads are fine," Pull the pads, resurface...

>"Pads are fine,"

Pull the pads, resurface with some sandpaper and see if the brake is still bad.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 177,378
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Ready for testing. :clap I sure hope this puts...

>"Ready for testing. :clap I sure hope this puts an end to the snapped bolts."

Interesting... flexible bushings... along with a very hard bolt.
Seems like the two systems are working against...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,068
Posted By TwilightZone
>"I don't use a GPS mainly because I can't see...

>"I don't use a GPS mainly because I can't see the stinkin' thing without glasses"

I use Dewalt 'safety glasses' with a bi-focal lens.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By TwilightZone
>"If you are going to load it down, AND you...

>"If you are going to load it down, AND you weight 260 pounds, you need another bike."

WR250R did fine hauling my arse (260lbs) and gear in Baja.
Ridden mine 22,000 miles. Completely reliable.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14,951
Views: 1,739,674
Posted By TwilightZone
>"Anyone have a few good solutions to the mirror...

>"Anyone have a few good solutions to the mirror design?"

Doubletake mirrors. Get the SHORT extensions (2").
The long extensions don't want to stay put.

(extensions - i.e. RAM mounts).
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