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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 25,907
Posted By Light Rider
In... probably riding the xr400. adam!

In... probably riding the xr400.


adam!
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 1,579,388
Posted By Light Rider
Damn dude... no idea on the diagnosis. But glad...

Damn dude... no idea on the diagnosis. But glad to hear you stayed on top of it...
I might have left an equivalent skid mark in my shorts, too.

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 1,579,388
Posted By Light Rider
Right on Luke... and I just noticed yesterday...

Right on Luke... and I just noticed yesterday that it's got a little fluid weep down the rear shock too. I'll probably have to add that to the list as well.
I pick up a variety of jets and go...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 1,579,388
Posted By Light Rider
Olas / Luke, thanks for the replys. As...

Olas / Luke,
thanks for the replys.

As far as the PO. No real clue. I bought the bike off a guy that was basically flipping it, as best I could tell. So I have no info there.

Here is a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8,188
Views: 1,579,388
Posted By Light Rider
Carburation issue?

Okay fellas... just picked up my new '01 xr400. It's got some fun stuff on it. DS kit (Tusk I think?), big tank, skid plate, yadda yadda... Appears to have very little wear/tear overall. Rear...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24,387
Views: 1,891,503
Posted By Light Rider
Greetings gents, We're preparing for a trip...

Greetings gents,

We're preparing for a trip down to Puerto Penasco around New Years (Big Stick and myself). We're taking the families to an all inclusive South of town, then planning on splitting...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By Light Rider
Big Stick and I just stayed at the Apache Motel a...

Big Stick and I just stayed at the Apache Motel a few weeks back. It was clean, basic, cheap. It must have been a peak weekend, b/c it was the only place left in town. And given that it was still...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,472
Posted By Light Rider
We're heading out tonight for Moab... We'll give...

We're heading out tonight for Moab... We'll give them the 'signal' that any unnecessary law enforcement roughness is, well, unnecessary... :flip
:lol3
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,714
Posted By Light Rider
You know Scaryfast... it's funny you should...

You know Scaryfast... it's funny you should mention that. I went left as you very observantly pointed out and it was, well... actually easy... :wink:

But then again, 5 minutes up the trail...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,021
Posted By Light Rider
We're talking approximately 950 miles correct? ...

We're talking approximately 950 miles correct?

:huh
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,714
Posted By Light Rider
Here's Starkman, pinching his tube (for the 2nd...

Here's Starkman, pinching his tube (for the 2nd time... ) - Yellow Pig saved the day...
<a href="http://s916.photobucket.com/albums/ad10/Light_Rider_photos/?action=view&current=IMG00052.jpg"...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,714
Posted By Light Rider
Another thanks to all the riders and Yellow...

Another thanks to all the riders and Yellow Pig... great hanging with you dudes. So damn impressed with what you guys manage on those big bikes...

Thanks Big Stick for bringing your posse......
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,301
Posted By Light Rider
New Problemo....

Okay... I'm posting this for my neighbor tonight. I want him to join our ride tomorrow, but at this rate he's not going anywhere... He has a newer KLR (think it's an 07'ish...).

The last time he...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 36,037
Posted By Light Rider
Cool guards... Looking for the difference...

Cool guards...

Looking for the difference between the regular handguards and the "Ultimate Handguards"... riding an XR650R, so it's not a 400+ lb bike. (don't see a distinction on the site...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Light Rider
Just so happens I bought a shark-fin & skid plate...

Just so happens I bought a shark-fin & skid plate from them last week for my BRP (big red pig, that is..), should be showing up today! :evil
When talking over options on the phone, they were...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By Light Rider
My wife and I refer to it as Garage Porn...

My wife and I refer to it as Garage Porn...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By Light Rider
ahhh... holy crap yes... my wife will testify...

ahhh... holy crap yes... my wife will testify against me.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,714
Posted By Light Rider
Dan, Did we settle on a date ?

Dan,

Did we settle on a date ?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
Just wrote the check last week... Registration...

Just wrote the check last week... Registration was in the $80 range... Taxes (b/c the bike was new to me) were in the $90 range ($1300 declared value :deal )

It's cheap... why not? In my...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By Light Rider
Nice work Speedy... that's sweet.

Nice work Speedy... that's sweet.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By Light Rider
It was good... but as wind_man pointed out... too...

It was good... but as wind_man pointed out... too many jeeps. I pulled up next to a non-inmate riding a XR400 DS (Blair) in Boulder. Cool dude... offered to head over to LHC w/ me and give me the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,114
Posted By Light Rider
Left Hand Canyon - today/tomorrow

Looking to ride left hand this AM (Sunday 4/18)- anyone is welcome. I'm riding a Red/White XR650r..., Silver Shoei DS helmet... I'm not familiar w/ LHC so interested in getting the tour. :D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,714
Posted By Light Rider
In... if we can rock the 8th... (not sure on 1st)...

In... if we can rock the 8th... (not sure on 1st)

EDIT - either one is now open for me... What's the good word?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
Yeah Pablo... When I was at DMV in Denver today...

Yeah Pablo... When I was at DMV in Denver today it was similar... but she wasn't grumpy... she was a complete id%*t.

DMV Lady: We have a problem... the rules say the Bill of Sale either has to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
Sorry for the delay guys... I was polishing my...

Sorry for the delay guys... I was polishing my new license plate.

Hayduke... this is correct, the bike had a title but it was "For Off-Road Use Only" title from Nevada. Therefore, in Colorado,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
This bike was from Nevada (should have clarified...

This bike was from Nevada (should have clarified that...), the title I showed the Trooper was the out of state title.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
:super

:super
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21,928
Views: 2,624,657
Posted By Light Rider
Just plated my 03 XR650R today... in Denver

Here is the link to my to-do "list" if anyone is interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=424610&page=22

Pretty much a piece of cake...
Now, time to ride.
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,047
Views: 669,200
Posted By Light Rider
Just plated my 03 XR650R today... in Denver

Here is a link to my "how to plate a XR650r in Colorado" for any one interested...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=424610&page=22
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 71,324
Posted By Light Rider
Just plated my 03 XR650R today... in Denver

(*background for those not familiar w/ xr650r setup... it has a 35w headlight and a standard always on tail light/running light (no brake light- and no turn signals)

Process:
1. Bought...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 188,791
Posted By Light Rider
Nice guys... thanks. Great info!

Nice guys... thanks. Great info!
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 188,791
Posted By Light Rider
Now we're talking... Any old 3 wire socket, or...

Now we're talking... Any old 3 wire socket, or would you recommend a particular vendor?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 188,791
Posted By Light Rider
Thanks XRider... according to the horn box it's...

Thanks XRider... according to the horn box it's just "12v" (no AC/DC info) - so I'll give that a try. (BTW - I'm assuming DSK= Dual sport kit?)

On the BajaDesigns tail light I just noticed...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,497
Posted By Light Rider
Nice... I'm in for 1/2 ...

Nice... I'm in for 1/2 ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21,928
Views: 2,624,657
Posted By Light Rider
Finally... It's official. Picked up my '03 BRP a...

Finally... It's official. Picked up my '03 BRP a few weeks ago... Working on getting her plated in CO, just in time for the season...

Few mods as of yet... just working on riding her for the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,629
Posted By Light Rider
I'm new to riding in the area, so if XR650R's are...

I'm new to riding in the area, so if XR650R's are welcome.... I'm in...
:D
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,497
Posted By Light Rider
a definite maybe...

Alright fellas... Just picked up an '03 XR650R... Sounds like you've got a sweet ride planned... that is, if I can make it to the wedding I'm supposed to be at that Saturday evening.

Pablo, when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 188,791
Posted By Light Rider
Finally - A lurker no more... I'm new to...

Finally - A lurker no more...

I'm new to the XRR family as of a few weeks ago (bought a clean '03)... Working to get her street legal in Colorado, which of course means Nissin switch / and new...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,563
Views: 1,007,216
Posted By Light Rider
Thanks guys... great input. I'll probably start...

Thanks guys... great input. I'll probably start with an 07 to conserve cash, then bump up to an 2009/10 when I'm ready. I'll be hitting you all up for the 'must upgrade' list when I get there...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,563
Views: 1,007,216
Posted By Light Rider
the ol' '08 vs '09 question...

You guys have me convinced that the 525/530 is the way to go. This thread rocks...

What I'm not clear about though is whether to steer clear of the 2007/2008 models or not... I have limited...
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