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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:22 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Ramz managed 13/43 but it was tight. Personally,...

Ramz managed 13/43 but it was tight. Personally, I just did the 13t.

http://www.rickramsey.net/CRF250Lmods.htm#gearing
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 12:27 PM
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Posted By SAPB
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Hey, look who popped in to say hello. But why are...

Hey, look who popped in to say hello. But why are you posting BMW info on a CB500X forum?
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 12:47 PM
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Posted By SAPB
It wouldn't surprise me if someone at Honda is...

It wouldn't surprise me if someone at Honda is keeping a close eye on this forum, and others to get an idea what we really think of their product(s). I'm sure they had a pretty good idea what sort of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Getting home

I thought I would post this link to a single post on the toolkit thread. Since those of us in the US have the "toolkit" that consists of two Allen drivers, and a fuse puller, I've been adding. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By SAPB
I have that same shifter, but didn't use the...

I have that same shifter, but didn't use the original bolt. I had already done Ramz' longer bolt and locknut, and didn't have any problems.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Keep us posted. If you can get another tank to...

Keep us posted. If you can get another tank to work on the CRF, many folks would be interested, at least I know I would be.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By SAPB
IMS and Acerbis both make 3.1 gallon (11.73...

IMS and Acerbis both make 3.1 gallon (11.73 liter) tanks.

http://justgastanks.com/index.php?cPath=4_12_1012
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:08 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Have a great trip! Looks like you've got...

Have a great trip! Looks like you've got everything covered.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 07:43 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Yes, but alas, I found it after I already had the...

Yes, but alas, I found it after I already had the "hard copy" in hand.

Had the bike out for errands yesterday 40F (4.4C), Oxford heated grips at the touch of a button, I'm spoiled.
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Looks great, much work involved. Well...

Looks great, much work involved.



Well thought out, and sorted. I like the racks. Much the same going on all over, not many places to ride off road.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Looks like fun. It was 67 here Sunday, then it...

Looks like fun. It was 67 here Sunday, then it snowed Monday. If it hits 40, I'll take short rides, crank up the Oxford Heated grips, and dress warm. I never ride if there's ice around.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By SAPB
My daughter is 5', and though she used a lowering...

My daughter is 5', and though she used a lowering link, she also had the seat shaved. A seat that forces your legs out, keeps them from going straight down. Her bike is not a dual sport though. A...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 02:57 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Scroll down to DIY Valve Adjustment. Thanks Lost...

Scroll down to DIY Valve Adjustment. Thanks Lost Rider.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859691
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Good on Honda for fixing it out of warranty.

Good on Honda for fixing it out of warranty.
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Tensioner lifter

I recall Scoot said the dealer kept the defective one, and probably sent it to Honda (a good thing, maybe a recall on the horizon). I just cross-referenced from 13 to 14 model year, and it's the same...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 03:17 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I don't "store" mine, it's always ready to go if...

I don't "store" mine, it's always ready to go if need be. Plenty of opportunities to ride even if the conditions aren't ideal. That said, I try to keep the gas tank as full as possible, with gas...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2014, 03:10 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I'm assuming it's part #4 here, tensioner lifter....

I'm assuming it's part #4 here, tensioner lifter. It looks like the actual cam chain tensioner would keep the chain somewhat tight even with the TL broken:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Because that thing is going to be taller, that...

Because that thing is going to be taller, that cover won't close properly, and you'll have to go to plan B.

I can't tell you how to handle it, because the Oxford grips I have are wired directly,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By SAPB
The valve check interval was 600 miles at first....

The valve check interval was 600 miles at first. I think it was deemed not necessary after dealers reported back there was no adjustment needed, and it went to 16K. You could do it for for peace of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 10:41 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Since our seasons are reversed, and winter is...

Since our seasons are reversed, and winter is setting in here (a little snow this morning) I assume you are coming up on summer. I did search 42nd Traverse, and it looks like a lot of fun. I've got...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By SAPB
$5,279 out the door here (nearly 2 years ago,...

$5,279 out the door here (nearly 2 years ago, 2013 model). The dealer registered it, and that price has the tax included. Roll the dice, will that bike still be there in the spring? Are you paying...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By SAPB
I have 13t only, and it's enough for me. $14 +...

I have 13t only, and it's enough for me. $14 + shipping. You can always put the 42 in the back later if need be.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:00 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Scroll down to the paragraph the starts, "I did...

Scroll down to the paragraph the starts, "I did not mount the ground wire", thanks Ramz, and look at the pic on the left.

http://www.rickramsey.net/CRF250Ltuning.htm
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 09:45 AM
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Posted By SAPB
With this type of "piggy back" fuse, you can take...

With this type of "piggy back" fuse, you can take out the fuse for ignition, plug this in, then put the original fuse + the one for the grips, and they aren't hot while the key is turned off.
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By SAPB
I had (and still have them) Powerlet heated...

I had (and still have them) Powerlet heated gloves. The heating element is only on the back of the glove, not in finger area, not using them any more. Now I have Oxford heated grips, way better IMO....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 06:29 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Not to be mean, but you are asking on the wrong...

Not to be mean, but you are asking on the wrong forum. What works for the riding conditions, and the way I ride doesn't work for the next person, and where they live. It might be better to ask around...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Even though I do more road riding than I thought...

Even though I do more road riding than I thought I would, I still would rather have a great DOT approved dirt tire than, the more street oriented tires. I've had people tell me I'm going to wear them...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By SAPB
If you've got plates/screws, you need to get...

If you've got plates/screws, you need to get something from somewhere (not sure where) stating that, before you try to get on any air flight, or it will spoil your day.

Folks who claim not to see...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Dang, that is a shame. Heal up! That arm looks...

Dang, that is a shame. Heal up! That arm looks painful.
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 04:10 AM
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Posted By SAPB
I agree, just "going by the book". That washer is...

I agree, just "going by the book". That washer is aluminum, just so the drain plug isn't right against the crankcase. Folks learn after a while that what you are doing there is what the Air Force...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Filter and cover gasket are parts 6, and 4....

Filter and cover gasket are parts 6, and 4. Squash the spring (8) a bit in a vise or vise-grips so it stays in the cover (5) or it will drive you nuts (Thanks Ramz)
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Congrats! Good luck with it. I'm...

Congrats! Good luck with it.



I'm liking my rear MT43 more and more compared to the D606. I'm still running the stock tire front, since it's got more life in it. My replacement front is a MT41,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Rear replacement

It depends on what kind of stuff is in your off road area(s). My 1st replacement was a D606, then to a MT43. I've not been doing so much off road since, but the Pirelli is more sticky on road, and I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 03:07 AM
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Posted By SAPB
And the owner's have their own thread right here...

And the owner's have their own thread right here on ADV. I'm guilty as charged.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823409
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:07 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Cycle World

An article in CW that came today titled Bargain Blasters, of which our bike is in there.

Also an article on the CBR300R.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 04:43 AM
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Posted By SAPB
Not sure if that information is reflected in the...

Not sure if that information is reflected in the maintenance schedule on page 35 in the Owner's Manuel.
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Cbr300r

Brought my bike in for an inspection sticker today. They had a CBR300R in the showroom. I didn't even know until I got home that they make a R, and an F. But this one was nearly all red, so it had to...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:17 PM
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Posted By SAPB
Overland EXPO

Well, ending up in the ER doesn't sound like a particularly great weekend. Hope all is well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By SAPB
250's

I came across this because I get emails from Twisted Throttle. This guy is doing a talk on Oct 9th there. Never hoid of him.
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