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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7,756
Views: 7,034,596
Posted By jvle95
Lovin those CT70's. This one been in my family...

Lovin those CT70's. This one been in my family since day one!<a href="http://s1143.photobucket.com/user/jvle95/media/DSC_0060.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,547
Posted By jvle95
http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n627/jvle95/DS...

http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n627/jvle95/DSC_0061.jpg (http://s1143.photobucket.com/user/jvle95/media/DSC_0061.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 1,579,206
Posted By jvle95
I would be interested in the brackets. I like the...

I would be interested in the brackets. I like the way that looks. I too was hesitant about putting a new decal on my old red tank but this might just be a good new look option. What color red are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
I use a standard Craftsman 5/8" deep socket on my...

I use a standard Craftsman 5/8" deep socket on my 2001 XR250 and it works fine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
I am no where near an electrical expert but here...

I am no where near an electrical expert but here is what I can tell you. My bike is a 2001 XR250 that I bought from the original owner. The original owner put a Baja Designs kit on it and plated...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
I used a LED light board that replaces the entire...

I used a LED light board that replaces the entire light socket and fits under the original lens. It works great, very bright, easy to install, and works as brake and running tail light. I got mine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
Thanks for getting back so quickly with a picture...

Thanks for getting back so quickly with a picture to boot. I decided to go with the Tusk 1 inch risers. Very similar to what you have.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
Nice pics everyone! Hey Olas, I noticed you run...

Nice pics everyone! Hey Olas, I noticed you run a bar riser and was curious if your happy with, which one you use, and how much rise did you go with?

Im looking at trying the Tusk 15mm (.5...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By jvle95
I dont know the name of the gas station but it is...

I dont know the name of the gas station but it is right off the exit on 680 by the Sunol Golf Course. They sell race gas at the pumps there. I know they have several octanes, up to 100 I think. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By jvle95
1971 CT70 after a little "clean up". Same one...

1971 CT70 after a little "clean up". Same one dad learned on 30 years ago.

http://i1143.photobucket.com/albums/n627/jvle95/DSC_0004.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
My diffuser was all corroded so I mostly run...

My diffuser was all corroded so I mostly run without. It is louder but not too bad. I then heard about people using a stock VW tailpipe diffuser. I went to bugformance bought one, had to cut it a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,730
Posted By jvle95
Is there a way to get those rear passenger pegs...

Is there a way to get those rear passenger pegs here in the US?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By jvle95
I used MAAS Brothers in Livermore for a resto of...

I used MAAS Brothers in Livermore for a resto of my CT70. Very happy with the results. Everything except the engine and silver hubs centers are powder coated.http://<a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By jvle95
Two up adventure riding?

Do any of you do any two up adventure riding and if so what bike are you using and how much dirt do you see?
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 339,796
Posted By jvle95
I picked up an 01 XR250 less than a year ago for...

I picked up an 01 XR250 less than a year ago for $1800 and it was street plated as well. I did put some new items (bars, chain, sprockets, and seat cover) but so far very happy with the little 250. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By jvle95
New bike purchase question

Well I was hoping to get a used Yamaha TW200 but the purchase has fallen apart. The bug has got me and I am considering buying a new one. MSRP is $3799, how much below this is a good starting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,045
Posted By jvle95
TW200 battery question, kind of urgent

Here is the deal. I hope to be going to look at a 04 TW200 tomorrow. The bike is in good shape according to owner with the only draw back it has a dead battery that wont keep a charge. New battery...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By jvle95
I gave up on the 91 DR250 based on the lack of...

I gave up on the 91 DR250 based on the lack of the electric start. Fortunately there are two DR350's in my area in the $2k range and a few XT's to choose from. The XT's are very very clean with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By jvle95
Light use around town is less than 50 mph for me....

Light use around town is less than 50 mph for me. There may be some short trips on 2 lane mtn. highways but nothing real long or fast. I like the e start. I wish I could find something for 1k but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By jvle95
There are a few different XT's that I have my eye...

There are a few different XT's that I have my eye on and all are low mileage and look to be in good condition. Considering they are all the same bike it comes down to color scheme on the XT's for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By jvle95
91 DR250S or XT225, HELP

I am looking at two different bikes for my first ds bike. I have found what appears to be a very clean 91 DR250S w/ 9k mi and I have a few different XT225's to look at. This bike will be used for...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By jvle95
I am leaning to something more dirt oriented...

I am leaning to something more dirt oriented although I would not rule out a combination type helmet.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By jvle95
Help with helmet

I am looking to get my first DS for riding forest service and blm stuff. I will mostly use the bike to get me to a from hunting areas and exploring, nothing real crazy, and a little road riding...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 85,130
Posted By jvle95
How are they different than the XT225? Other...

How are they different than the XT225? Other than the obvious tires does it climb or ride better or worse than the XT? I was planning on a XT225 for my camp/trail/hunting bike and thought I was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 3,070,936
Posted By jvle95
Question on big bore kits?

Just curious if there are any issues I should be aware of when looking at a used DR350 with a "Thumper Kit" to 435cc. This my first dual sport bike and I was originally looking at a somewhat stock...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By jvle95
Very cool report. I can't wait to get an XT of...

Very cool report. I can't wait to get an XT of my own. I've been looking, just haven't found my deal yet. Thanks for the report. Where abouts were you seeing those wild hogs?? That would be...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2007, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 3,070,936
Posted By jvle95
Hey neepuk, did you get that bike from a guy in...

Hey neepuk, did you get that bike from a guy in Santa Clara? If so, I looked at that bike and I am kinda kickin myself for not picking it up. Glad it worked out for you. I'm still looking though.
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 25,670
Views: 3,070,936
Posted By jvle95
Hey Neepuk, do you have a pic of the bike after...

Hey Neepuk, do you have a pic of the bike after it was lowered for comparison? How tall is the wife? I'm looking at getting one myself, the bike that is, but I dont care for the stock height.
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23,907
Views: 4,041,781
Posted By jvle95
2003 DRZ400s lowering????

Im looking at a 2003 DRZ400s but the only thing I dont care for on this bike is the height. How easy is it to lower this bike? How much lower can I make it? How much does it cost to lower?
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 29,724
Posted By jvle95
08 XT250 vs. 08 CRF230L?

So which of these two bikes do you all think is the better buy??
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By jvle95
How/where do I identify a Suzuki model/year?

I hope to be looking at a 94 DR350 this weekend. This will be my first DS if I get it. Where on the bike would I look for identifying numbers and or letters that would tell me what the bike is? ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,269
Posted By jvle95
Sorry but I was wrong. It is not a DRZ but...

Sorry but I was wrong. It is not a DRZ but rather a DR250 1990. Looks clean but then again so does the 94 DR350. Now to throw something else into the mix. I just ran across a 98 XT225 with less...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,269
Posted By jvle95
Yeah this is my first real dirt bike. I have...

Yeah this is my first real dirt bike. I have ridden a little in the dirt though. I consider myself coordinated and capable of a quick learning curve. I plan on using it for forest service type...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,269
Posted By jvle95
94 DR350 vs. 01 DRZ250

If you had the choice, which of these two bikes would you purchase. This will be my first DS if that matters. The 94 has less than 6k miles and does have some extras like a corbin seat and larger...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By jvle95
Question on a DR350?

Is the 1994 DR350 a 5 speed or 6 speed??
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By jvle95
Sounds good guys. Im kinda of torn between two...

Sounds good guys. Im kinda of torn between two bikes right now. A 2002 KLR 250 and a 96 XT 225. Both bikes have just over 3k miles. I like the electric start on the XT and the low seat height....
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By jvle95
Need help with a KLR 250???

Hi everyone. I am thinking of buying a 2002 Kawasaki KLR 250. I was in the market for a XT 225 for trail riding but came across this KLR. What can you tell me about them???? Reliability? ...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By jvle95
Thanks for the replies. My intention was not to...

Thanks for the replies. My intention was not to road hunt but rather use the bike as a way to get from my camp (truck w/ travel trailer) to my hunting area. The bike would be much more mobile than...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By jvle95
Hunting on a dual sport

Hi everyone. This is my first post here and I am hoping to get some good info. I enjoy Deer hunting and have been throwing around the idea of using a dual sport bike rather than an atv to get...
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