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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-09-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 34,869
Posted By lobolator
I have a 96 900SS SP...

that I hit a moose with. Minor damage to all involved.
It's been shelved since not long after that. Since the crash, I can no longer ride it more than an hour. I can still look at it's...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10,835
Views: 2,320,624
Posted By lobolator
Kind of puts you in the range of this... ...

Kind of puts you in the range of this...
http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/Cyclops-Rally-Light-_p_9.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10,835
Views: 2,320,624
Posted By lobolator
Hey Matt...

There is an inmate here in the vendor section that makes a H4 Hi/Lo set-up for Baja Designs and Cyclops lights.
Here ya go, I found it. It ain't cheap but if you want hi/lo then what's another...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 525,802
Posted By lobolator
Cush hub

My 650R doesn't have a cush hub either, that's what knobs are for. :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10,835
Views: 2,320,624
Posted By lobolator
A black fender might make it look much better all...

A black fender might make it look much better all by itself. Then you'll just have red accents.
Have fun on the trip!
Are you taking the trailer you built?
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 525,802
Posted By lobolator
You'd have to double check some part fiiches...

...but I think KLX250 hubs are the same. You could get a set of KLX SF wheels. Might need your wheel spacers or to have some made.

Bike is looking good. Quite the turn around in appearance.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,174
Posted By lobolator
Love it! How's the headlight?

How do you like that headlight? Any idea about how much power it uses?
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,862
Posted By lobolator
endurance racing is different

I can switch to reserve even on bony off-road trails. You should have enough time on a track to switch on a straight away. It's just another form of race practice.
Good fun racing an EX.
Maybe...
Forum: The Garage 07-06-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,862
Posted By lobolator
Just run on reserve.

Just run on reserve.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By lobolator
Atlas

NH Gazatteer is the way to go for finding dirt roads.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 217,193
Posted By lobolator
Come on EPA certification!

This is the bike.
Everyone is always whining about the lack of the one "do it all" bike.
Which I get, major MBS sufferer here. I would love the one bike solution. While it may not be for...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-22-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,025
Posted By lobolator
Sounds great!

Sounds great!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44,326
Views: 2,533,203
Posted By lobolator
Awesome trails out there.

I love riding up to Devil's Den. Add in Burnt Meadow if you want really rocky and steep.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By lobolator
250 or 300

KLX like pony power with the Ninja 250 or 34HP( according to Cycle World) with the 300 motor. Your choice. I'd go 300, personally. I'd like to ride one first, before ripping out my motor.
Find a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 58,894
Posted By lobolator
+1 I went 500 to 900 to a KLX250S, still have...

+1 I went 500 to 900 to a KLX250S, still have them all, but the 250 rules the roost!
I don't ever see them(big BMWs) either. :D
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10,835
Views: 2,320,624
Posted By lobolator
KLX650 is much longer, stole it for my KLX250...

KLX650 is much longer, stole it for my KLX250 when the stock cable broke. Too long, but usable, unless you are adding lots of rise.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By lobolator
My KLX has 29,000 miles...hmmm

Was thinking 351 big bore for ease of completing the mod, but now that I have a real dirt bike, the ADVKLX is my goal. I want a light weight touring off-road bike. Think Coyote Loop on the back and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,683
Views: 429,910
Posted By lobolator
If you want $4500 you gotta wash it...IMHO

I like these(except for the beak), always wanted to try one out...
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4512721797.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By lobolator
#1 is a vent line that runs down in front of the...

#1 is a vent line that runs down in front of the rear spring, one of the ones that gets the "T" mod.
#2 is for the reserve fuel line.
#3 is an overflow or vent line from the tank that also runs...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By lobolator
Which kit did you get?

300, 330, or 351?
I'm hoping to do the same thing to mine, very soon.
Until then my KLX will catch up eventually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By lobolator
Buy a used DS now and convert something in time.

By a used, already farkled, CRF, KLX, or WR and have it properly lowered for you.
Find a cool road bike you like and convert that, you know, while you aren't out having fun on your DS.
If your...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By lobolator
Those cost $50!!! They must work!

Had to check out the website...$50 for that snake oil. :eek1
Seems a lavish farkle for a KLR. :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By lobolator
Uh, no. Unfortunately I'm a 9-5, M-F type of...

Uh, no. Unfortunately I'm a 9-5, M-F type of guy. Free at some point on most weekends though...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By lobolator
If you need any help, I'm always up for a ride. ...

If you need any help, I'm always up for a ride. Lots of goodies around Fryeburg. I'm still learning them.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-31-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By lobolator
late out

spent all night awake tending a sick person, going to sleep now, this sucks.
Have fun!
Off to cry myself to sleep.
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By lobolator
Thanks!

Thanks Joe! The adjuster had moved way farther out than I thought. Kept screwing it in until the magic happened, then fine tuned it for tone.
I was in a rush, trying to beat the rain, replacing...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By lobolator
Moved my horn, now it's useless?!

Bought a PIAA horn a year or so ago...mounted it up, loved it, but it was on the fork leg and made it a pain to get to my fork bolts...so today I moved it back to the stock location, plugged it in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 44,326
Views: 2,533,203
Posted By lobolator
I flew with him when I was a kid, he's still flying?!

The Helms' were friends of my moms and she would drop me off to fly with him whenever he didn't have anyone to take up. That man is responsible for my motorcycle riding...all that time in the air...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-15-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,675
Posted By lobolator
I'm in...

...for Legs I and II, I'll peal off at Fryeburg and head home.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 257,031
Posted By lobolator
Insight

All I heard was the air it was pushing.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 257,031
Posted By lobolator
The first step to hooligan recovery is admitting...

My name is Ben, and I am a hooligan.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 257,031
Posted By lobolator
I wear an MX helmet, I must be a hooligan.

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q789/ben_potter1/ScreenShot2014-05-13at75436PM_zpsafe8516f.png

This morning doing the speed limit in a residential zone...
Note the Be Kind bumper sticker.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,847
Posted By lobolator
You'll be fine!

It's just gravel, if you made it through those ride pics, you've got nothing to worry about.
And I don't remember any water crossings.:huh:lol3:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-12-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,182
Posted By lobolator
I've been helped out west but not in the east...

I'm an easterner, I have experienced the same thing multiple times. It's a shame people are so concentrated on their own life, that they can't see past themselves enough to see someone else needs...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-12-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,948
Posted By lobolator
I've got to do something similar to mine.

It was my first legal moto. Always wanted to resurrect it as an ADVbike...
Time to get busy, thanks for the inspiration. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 257,031
Posted By lobolator
http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q789/ben_potte...

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q789/ben_potter1/IMG_2951_zps1c1f0c2e.jpg

It's not hidden. And I can assure you, he decided he wanted to pull me over and he found his excuse.
I have no...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 257,031
Posted By lobolator
NH's finest is out looking for "inspection stickers"

Got pulled over today...
I pulled up to the light in Conway, coming from West Side, to take a right towards the Kanc on 16. I see a trooper at the light waiting for the green, couple of cars in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,413
Views: 220,885
Posted By lobolator
Stock tail light?

I just ordered a couple of brake switches to get street legal.
Can I use the stock LED tail light as a brake light?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-09-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,847
Posted By lobolator
Gravel protection?

Might I suggest you cover all the exposed bodywork with some of that film to protect paint and some rabbit fencing(or the like) over your headlights. Think flying gravel, all day long. It's loose...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 44,326
Views: 2,533,203
Posted By lobolator
I've ridden 301. Nice road. It's concrete,...

I've ridden 301. Nice road. It's concrete, feels like you're galloping on a horse going down the road. It runs through farm country, it's a nice alternative. Multi-lane most of the way too. I...
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