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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-24-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 10,681
Posted By Krabill
Busy Friday, but I'm free Saturday and Sunday if...

Busy Friday, but I'm free Saturday and Sunday if anybody is out and about.

Stillwater or Scipio, or even a big bike ride over to Arkansas. Whatever.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,972
Views: 251,050
Posted By Krabill
I have family in from out of town, so I'm out...

I have family in from out of town, so I'm out tonight.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Mine's the same way. She loves horsepower and...

Mine's the same way. She loves horsepower and holds no love for my little WRR whatsoever :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Won't handle rough terrain? The terrain you ride...

Won't handle rough terrain? The terrain you ride is worse than that 5 foot vertical rock he's climbing in the post right above yours? You must be a helluva rider :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
And for the record . . . I don't give a flying...

And for the record . . . I don't give a flying fuck how much my WRR weighs. I don't have a scale in my house and I'm not about to go buy one just because you want to know how much it weighs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Yeah, I was going to say . . . I have a 280cc...

Yeah, I was going to say . . . I have a 280cc Spanish motorcycle that weighs about 147 lbs :ricky
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Krabill
I'm a maybe. Same as always. If I'm free, I'll...

I'm a maybe. Same as always. If I'm free, I'll be there. I should know more when it gets closer.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Exactly. I didn't jump ship. Just added another...

Exactly. I didn't jump ship. Just added another tool to the toolbox.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Most KLX riders I've run into only bought it...

Most KLX riders I've run into only bought it because they couldn't afford a WRR :deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-09-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,972
Views: 251,050
Posted By Krabill
I'll try to make it, but I'll be a little late as...

I'll try to make it, but I'll be a little late as usual.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
The WRR has "just enough" to make it a great...

The WRR has "just enough" to make it a great bike. It doesn't have too much of anything, and just enough of everything else to make it do what it does so well. Anything less would make it . . ....
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Way, way back in 1989, a buddy of mine and me...

Way, way back in 1989, a buddy of mine and me threw our bikes on a large scale.

1988 yz125 - 215 lbs with full fuel
1989 yz490 - 225 lbs with full fuel

I called his bike a heavy pig :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Yup. Well . . . it's close. If you raced in...

Yup. Well . . . it's close. If you raced in that area, it was either at Byrd's or just up the road at Mill Creek.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
I think as many of you that can should come to...

I think as many of you that can should come to the SLAP rally next year :freaky

Should be about the same time as last year. May 15th-17th or somewhere thereabouts. Arkansas. Lots of great...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
I'll even laugh at that one :lol3

I'll even laugh at that one :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
I would assume it's the same bike here and there....

I would assume it's the same bike here and there.

The WRR is so much quicker, I really don't think that any "tuning" in the world short of stuffing a bigger engine in there would make up the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
There are many, many videos on Youtube of drag...

There are many, many videos on Youtube of drag races between a Ninja 250 and a WRR. The WRR is quite a bit quicker than the Ninja in every single one of them.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Hey tHEtREV, is that you? Nice form :clap ...

Hey tHEtREV, is that you?

Nice form :clap

http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g468/philth2/P1030163.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Careful with that 300 talk. They're addicting...

Careful with that 300 talk. They're addicting :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Glad to see you're finally starting to come...

Glad to see you're finally starting to come around :clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Yes! I'll take the other side of that bet :lol3 ...

Yes! I'll take the other side of that bet :lol3








I hope she doesn't read this thread :hide
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Come on down! We've got great riding weather...

Come on down! We've got great riding weather here right now :evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
You're right they aren't equals. The 690 is...

You're right they aren't equals. The 690 is faster on the highway and the WRR is way faster in the tight, rough stuff . . . but since we sort of have to stick to speed limits on pavement, the 690...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Exactly. How else do you expect me to find a...

Exactly. How else do you expect me to find a great deal on a 2008 KTM 300 with 40 hours on it in showroom condition? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
The Tenere carries a lot more groceries than the...

The Tenere carries a lot more groceries than the WRR does :deal
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 919
Posted By Krabill
Byrd's Adventure Center is a great place for a...

Byrd's Adventure Center is a great place for a base camp. It's where we hold the annual SLAP rally and there is loads of great DR friendly riding in that area.

SLAP trax thread for some route...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
I agree. My 300 is taller. I think most people...

I agree. My 300 is taller. I think most people that complain about the seat height of the WRR are looking at it as their first dirt bike and just don't understand that being able to flat foot isn't...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46,423
Views: 9,320,676
Posted By Krabill
FuelLog The free version will track 2...

FuelLog

The free version will track 2 vehicles. I tossed them a couple bucks so I can track all of my vehicles. I don't know if it's necessary, but I like information :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
If you come to this thread to learn anything,...

If you come to this thread to learn anything, you're doing it wrong :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 46,423
Views: 9,320,676
Posted By Krabill
To be fair, most of those fillups were during the...

To be fair, most of those fillups were during the Clayton dual sport ride that included 150 miles each way to/from the event. All of that was 75 mph with luggage.

I did try to ride it like a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Have you ridden the Almosta race before? There...

Have you ridden the Almosta race before? There are a couple rough spots. I was there doing a trials demo a couple years ago and broke my foot :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46,423
Views: 9,320,676
Posted By Krabill
My Tenere routinely gets better milage than my...

My Tenere routinely gets better milage than my WRR does. Keep in mind you'll have to add about 15% to the WRR numbers because of my SpeedoDRD, but I'll never know how some people can claim 70 mpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
I was never in the F150 line. The NSX...

I was never in the F150 line.

The NSX intrigues me, though . . . but that whole damn thing is aluminum :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
And yes, I'm sure your wife no matter how svelte...

And yes, I'm sure your wife no matter how svelte still weighs more than my camping gear.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
You don't have the little cracks that everybody...

You don't have the little cracks that everybody else gets? Or you have them and just don't worry about it?


http://i57.tinypic.com/121ac8w.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
Yes, but it was designed a little heavier than...

Yes, but it was designed a little heavier than your typical mx frame so it can take a beating.

It also has a steel subframe so it can carry a load. How's that aluminum subframe on the KTM holding...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
It's just an example and all it shows is that...

It's just an example and all it shows is that steel has an endurance limit and aluminum does not. Cycle a load on aluminum enough times and it will fail. Steel does not act this way, and the graph...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
There are plenty of gas and propane tank...

There are plenty of gas and propane tank explosions in shredders and they don't do any damage at all. Just a ground shaking boom and a little smoke . . . sometimes a fire. No biggie. They just...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 13,057
Views: 672,306
Posted By Krabill
We'd even separate it for you. You'd have a...

We'd even separate it for you.

You'd have a little pile of steel, a big pile of aluminum, a pile of copper (from the wiring), a pile of stainless (if there is any in there), and a pile of trash...
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