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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-16-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 39,167
Posted By New2Moto
I woukd say erosion but its mostly flat ya? so...

I woukd say erosion but its mostly flat ya? so why would they care about water! Lol

My closest is big nasty atv park $20 a day only open sat/sun but I havnt gone yet
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
What about oil changes? Is it really fine to go...

What about oil changes? Is it really fine to go 8k between them? How often do yall change...mines starting to look thicker and darker than usual and its only been 800 mile since last change
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12,761
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Posted By New2Moto
Ya I was pleasantly surprised..it doesnt have a...

Ya I was pleasantly surprised..it doesnt have a ton of extra top speed even at 220 lbs but it gets there much quicker now :) I also live somewhere where the only incline or decline is on the bridges...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12,761
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Posted By New2Moto
As a new rider I was excited to do the moding...

As a new rider I was excited to do the moding myself ...is this something that passes with experience? To me I would want to tailor the mods to my style not someone elses no offense.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Not any performance mods. It rode fine to my...

Not any performance mods. It rode fine to my knowledge and even got up to 72 mph w/ all 260 lbs of me and some minor gear.

I did immediately buy a new seat as the stock was a literal major pain in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Ya your good! I bought the bike weighing 260 lbs...

Ya your good! I bought the bike weighing 260 lbs ...I lost 40 lbs before I was able to get back on the bike and it felt like a different machine at 220 lbs :)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
Bluffton to Garnett SC DS Ride Report Continued

On my way down 321 my phone almost fell out of my Ram x mount! I caught it just in time but it was pretty close. I think I am going to have to get the full otterbox type case so I dont have to worry...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
Bluffton to Garnett SC DS Ride Report Continued

The first thing I wanted to check out was the river. I have taken rides near it many times but never really seen it, plus I wanted to have a smoke after shooting it was not allowed at the range . I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
Bluffton to Garnett SC DS Ride Report Continued

Forgot, this was a pic from further down Club Rd.. http://i.imgur.com/jycYnVO.jpg

After 13 miles on 321 and a few turns later I was at one of my POI stops. The Palachucola WMA Shooting Range near...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
Bluffton to Garnett SC DS Ride Report Continued

At the end of Jasper Road I took a right then immediate left at the stop sign, then right on 17 for a very short time before the next dirt road State Dam Rd which quickly changes into Club Rd. I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
Bluffton to Garnett SC DS Ride Report

Ok lets try this again lol

Last weekend I plotted a track on google maps, converted to gpx and viewed it on my phone for the first time! It was much easier than I thought, although I still want...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
When I was learning (still am) about what not to...

When I was learning (still am) about what not to do I was told running the bike till completley out of fuel was really bad for the injections system. Does everything seem to be working fine still? ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,288
Posted By New2Moto
whoops!

:cryWell I just spent an hour putting up a ride report and while X'ing out of the imgur tabs I X'ed out the Advrider tab as well! :kboom


When I have time to try again I will post it in...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
I think they have a foldable shift lever at...

I think they have a foldable shift lever at soloracer for the 250l :)
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
I weigh 225 pounds and I have never had a...

I weigh 225 pounds and I have never had a problem, but I don't have the skill the fully test the limits of the suspension yet or the knowledge to know the difference between good and crappy lol
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
This is my goal! I can't wait to feel the...

This is my goal! I can't wait to feel the satisfaction of knowing the bike and working on it myself... Maybe the same route would be good for me :D Metric tool set and that trail tool u have and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Thanks again for the links SAPB! As it turns...

Thanks again for the links SAPB!

As it turns out, Discount Honda is much cheaper for these parts than Honda Nation

http://i.imgur.com/G7WfNbc.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/WFeECSx.jpg

I think I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
And now, I am part of that 'most' group lol :D ...

And now, I am part of that 'most' group lol :D Anything else that most adv riders know to check that I might not? I check tire pressure/tread, oil, break, coolant, lights , throttle before every...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Thanks a bunch that thing looks awesome! and it...

Thanks a bunch that thing looks awesome! and it comes with the correct sizes to tighten all the various bolts on our bike?

Maybe I will see if I can track the bolt down online before going to the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Weird, mine was vibrating very noticeably and I...

Weird, mine was vibrating very noticeably and I can move it with my hand where-as before it was super tight. I might just go to my local shop and show it to the guy and see what he can do, whether...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Love this bike everytime I ride!

Some pics from my ride today :D 100 miles mixed surface roads and paths! After 1200 total miles I think I made the best possible choice for a first bike for my intentions :freaky
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Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 110,374
Posted By New2Moto
Thanks! I have a coupon code in the vendors...

Thanks! I have a coupon code in the vendors thread :D Strawberries are probably my favorite fruit to dry as well! I prefer them puree'd and dried so it comes out like natural fruit roll ups! You...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 110,374
Posted By New2Moto
I love this adv travel food tangent goin on. ...

I love this adv travel food tangent goin on. Great info!

I make some good compact food for a living which I often carry for day trips! Frommersnaturalfoods.com

But some may be too.heavy for...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
The only thing holding me back is I am still in...

The only thing holding me back is I am still in temporary housing and the community does not allow bikes. My sister keeps mine in her garage for me but there is only room for.one. I fear once my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
I just wanted to chime in from the derail a few...

I just wanted to chime in from the derail a few pages ago! This bike is my gateway drug! First bike now hooked for life :)
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By New2Moto
Ahh makes total sense now.. I have been...

Ahh makes total sense now..

I have been riding mostly dirt roads and such and got a corbin seat for my 250L so I have not had too many reasons to stand quite yet. I think I need to raise my bars...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,986
Posted By New2Moto
Ive only been riding for a year and this is my...

Ive only been riding for a year and this is my first bike but I still absolutely love it! since I am new I tend to ride it more as an adv bike mostly on pavement to get to dirt roads and tracks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By New2Moto
1 year owned, 1100 mixed miles no performance...

1 year owned, 1100 mixed miles no performance mods and 1 scheduled service around 600 miles

I haven't really kept track of mpg but probably the same as ^

Occasionally when I am sitting still...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By New2Moto
I had serious back issues with the stock seat (I...

I had serious back issues with the stock seat (I was also 30 lb heavier than I am now) so I got a corbin.

The corbin didn't feel any 'softer' bet the extra width was def way more supportive! I...
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,807
Posted By New2Moto
I just started riding a year ago so forgive my...

I just started riding a year ago so forgive my ignorance but...

Wouldn't trials riding be much harder on the back and body in general than blasting down dirt roads?
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Sounds just about perfect for me! I will def...

Sounds just about perfect for me! I will def make note! I can tell my stocks are loosing their little ds knobs at 1150 miles.. Did you run your stocks till they were toast?

What would you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Ya his is much prettier than mine haha I...

Ya his is much prettier than mine haha

I love your set up! What tires are u runnin I think I want to go something more like 70/30 dirt for this year and really get a feel for dirt and sand under...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
It has been a year and I am still loving this...

It has been a year and I am still loving this bike!

No speed mods but I did lose 30 lbs which felt like a speed mod.

I am still years behind most of you but it feels like night and day compared...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Ive never bounced mine.either...my friends in...

Ive never bounced mine.either...my friends in ohio say I need too..

Does that have any mechanical.backroung or they r just being typical yehaw overzelous riders haha ?
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Thanks!! I only have a basic tool kit so all...

Thanks!! I only have a basic tool kit so all these awesome ways of doing it (bolt cutters, dremel,angle grinder) would require spending money which I am trying to avoid :D

The need for me to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Nice However, I don't have any bolt cutters :(

Nice However, I don't have any bolt cutters :(
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12,761
Views: 2,478,123
Posted By New2Moto
Removing Passenger Pegs

Could someone please tell me or link me to how to remove the passenger peg on the left side?

I made a quick attempt today by unscrewing the plastic but it seemed to be obstructed by the battery. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 110,374
Posted By New2Moto
No worries I get what you mean, my corbin seat...

No worries I get what you mean, my corbin seat seems to be too tight fitting in the back to slide anything under I tried to do that with no luck. I also need to take the time to adjust it right, the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 110,374
Posted By New2Moto
Ya I have been backpacking for a while so all my...

Ya I have been backpacking for a while so all my gear is super light :D

I just mentioned the weight limit thinking out loud about how I would be hard pressed to fit a passenger and rear gear on
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 110,374
Posted By New2Moto
I just mentioned to capacity to show how I would...

I just mentioned to capacity to show how I would never really be able to carry a passenger since I am over 200 lbs myself and take up most of the main sear so passenger weight would be partially on...
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