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Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
My dad ran a Honda dealership with my Grandpa in...

My dad ran a Honda dealership with my Grandpa in the 80s and Honda made them buy 4 Reflexes. Two of them rotted in the box behind the shop. The other two were practically given away.

He can't...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
+1 same boat as you. I'll buy one in three...

+1 same boat as you.

I'll buy one in three years when it's a $2000 bike on the used market.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
If Honda brought the XR650R back as a 50 state...

If Honda brought the XR650R back as a 50 state street legal dual sport bike they would own the western US dual sport market overnight.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
It's all good. I just chuckle because I see a lot...

It's all good. I just chuckle because I see a lot of novice dual sport guys here on SoCal on high zoot KTM race bikes with plates who would be better off on this new 250 or one of the Kawi or Yamahas.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
I tend to be in the ride slow bikes fast vs. fast...

I tend to be in the ride slow bikes fast vs. fast bikes slow camp, but I hear you on the frustration of turning a Honda XR or XL into something it's not.

I've ridden and raced Honda four strokes...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
This is very smart of Honda. They will never take...

This is very smart of Honda. They will never take a competition offroad bike and make it street legal in the US. They have too big of a target on their backs for lawsuits related to implied...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,705
Views: 444,828
Posted By KellyC
Yep. Their roadmap is to move the entire line to...

Yep. Their roadmap is to move the entire line to a "one world line," like what Ford is doing in auto.
It will be good in that we may start seeing more standards and cheaper Honda's here in the...
Forum: Trials 04-30-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By KellyC
I know. I didn't want to get into a back and...

I know. I didn't want to get into a back and forth with the admin. so I went and got a hotmail account, but I was baffled how they could have a no gmail policy but accept hotmail.

Maybe it's...
Forum: Trials 04-27-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By KellyC
That's what it sounds like. I just went ahead and...

That's what it sounds like. I just went ahead and created a hotmail account to get in.
The Honda forum is a goldmine.
Forum: Trials 04-27-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,105
Posted By KellyC
The OEM Honda half waffle grips that come with...

The OEM Honda half waffle grips that come with the CRFs are a nice alternative if you can't find trials specific grips.

They are very thin.
Forum: Trials 04-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By KellyC
Really? Are you sure you used a gmail account? ...

Really? Are you sure you used a gmail account?

I just got this reply back from their forum admin:

Hi,

Due to the huge number of attempted spammer registrations from
gmail/googlemail...
Forum: Trials 04-26-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,389
Posted By KellyC
Gmail addresses and trialscentral.com?

Anybody know if the reason I can't create a new user account for the forums at www.trialscentral.com is because they don't accept gmail addresses?

I've tried to create an account for the forums...
Forum: Trials 04-13-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 81,154
Posted By KellyC
Hey Twin-shocker. I really appreciate your recent...

Hey Twin-shocker. I really appreciate your recent posts in this thread and elsewhere on the trials forum.
Could you start a new thread on building/improving/finding parts for the Honda trials...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By KellyC
Given the pavement, but your desire to ride dirt...

Given the pavement, but your desire to ride dirt too, I'd go for the XR650R. As much as I hate the amount of attention/effort Honda puts into Mexico, that bike was built for it and is the defacto...
Forum: Beasts 01-27-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,347
Posted By KellyC
I'd ride either the Honda XR650R or Honda XR650L....

I'd ride either the Honda XR650R or Honda XR650L.
Third choice would be a CRF450X
The locals are used to seeing tons of Hondas and are likely to have hoarded away loads of parts that find their way...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,430
Posted By KellyC
If we had that kind of selection of Hondas here...

If we had that kind of selection of Hondas here in the States I wouldn't even be reading this thread. Lucky Euros.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,430
Posted By KellyC
Many of the complaints are along the lines that...

Many of the complaints are along the lines that the new bike is a thinly-veiled appliance. One of the biggest pieces of appliance-ware on a motorcycle is adding the option of ABS...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,430
Posted By KellyC
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,430
Posted By KellyC
I think it's ironic that some of the people who...

I think it's ironic that some of the people who trash on the bike's low horsepower and auto shifting also whine about no ABS.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5,626
Views: 1,116,430
Posted By KellyC
Awesome! I've been waiting for a new touring...

Awesome! I've been waiting for a new touring standard from Honda for years. I can't believe it's going to be $7K. That's amazing.
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 616,089
Posted By KellyC
+1.

+1.
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 616,089
Posted By KellyC
It's a standard from Honda and that's all I care...

It's a standard from Honda and that's all I care about. Pray that it comes to the US.
If it comes to the states I'll buy it. I've got plenty of dirt and dual sport bikes, I want a fun standard to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,416
Posted By KellyC
I don't know about you guys, but from my point of...

I don't know about you guys, but from my point of view, there's a Honda out there for everything I want to do on a motorcycle:

Trials - TLR200 Reflex, TL125, TL250

Motocross - CRF450R

Enduro...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
I've sold several green sticker XR650R frames...

I've sold several green sticker XR650R frames over the years locally for $400 through Craigslist.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
If someone is looking for a frame that was...

If someone is looking for a frame that was legitimately plated prior to the 2004 cutoff shoot me an email.

I'll probably put the frame up on Craigslist over the weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
Tell me. How do you legally plate a Honda XR650R...

Tell me. How do you legally plate a Honda XR650R in California?

Or any bike for that matter? I'd love to go plate my 450 and 250. Hell, I'll even plate my wife's crf230 and my Z50.

Let's hear...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
Sure. You can try and do it yourself and the DMV...

Sure. You can try and do it yourself and the DMV will turn around a pull it within a year. The only way to insure the DMV doesn't pull a plate is if the frame was plated prior to Feb. 2004....
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
Wow. Somebody got a good deal.

Wow. Somebody got a good deal.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
I am selling a plated/street registered frame...

I am selling a plated/street registered frame locally in California.

I'll get photos up for the Craigslist listing this week but I wanted to get the listing up in case someone wanted to come get...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-19-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By KellyC
Rugged Andriod Device designed for Military Use

http://ruggedpcreview.com/images/gd300_arm_400.jpg

Here's a link to an article on it:
http://ruggedpcreview.com/3_handhelds_gd_gd300.html


I like the idea of a rugged GPS device running...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,502
Posted By KellyC
How do I find out if there is one near me?

How do I find out if there is one near me?
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,193
Views: 616,089
Posted By KellyC
Any news on this bike? Is it coming to the US?

Any news on this bike? Is it coming to the US?
Forum: Trials 07-13-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,858
Posted By KellyC
Honda TLR200: Front Fender Bracket?

When you order a after market front fender for the Honda TLR200 does it come with a fender bracket or do you pop the rivets out of the OEM fender bracket and use it?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-13-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,278
Posted By KellyC
Purely possibilities. Personally speaking, I...

Purely possibilities. Personally speaking, I would hope that someone would play around with some of our new technology and figure out how to build the ultimate ADV solution. The original post was an...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-13-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,278
Posted By KellyC
I am not on the product team for our core...

I am not on the product team for our core technology but I assume that the home use license is primarily intended for GIS pros who want to be able to keep skills sharp and also use the software for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-11-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,278
Posted By KellyC
ArcGIS for Home Use and expanded ArcGIS Online capability

I've seen threads in here from some of the power users regarding using Esri's ArcGIS software for trip planning/mapping.

Aside from the steep learning curve, cost has always been a barrier....
Forum: Racing 07-07-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,318
Posted By KellyC
What we need is a RacerX for enduro/dual...

What we need is a RacerX for enduro/dual sport/adventure.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-29-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11,482
Views: 1,374,764
Posted By KellyC
Must have Touratech horizontal mount!

Must have Touratech horizontal mount!
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
I figured somewhere between 800 and 1200. Not...

I figured somewhere between 800 and 1200. Not sure what you mean about the pre-2004 cuttoff being a myth. I know plenty of people who plated dirt bikes well after Feb. 2004 who no longer have plates....
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22,644
Views: 2,870,625
Posted By KellyC
I have a question for the Californians. ...

I have a question for the Californians.

What would you pay for a legit-plated XR650R frame?

* Frame is a 2001 and was plated well before 2004 cuttoff
* Frame is a solid 8 at of a scale of 1...
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