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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 13,324
Posted By Touring XR
I'll be riding big, black and not dual-sporty ...

I'll be riding big, black and not dual-sporty

Geoff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 13,324
Posted By Touring XR
It was a bold statement. I read it on the...

It was a bold statement. I read it on the internet, it must be true.

I plan to be there regardless to hear about this great ride I missed. Home improvement projects suck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 13,324
Posted By Touring XR
Did someone say free beer?

Did someone say free beer?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 13,324
Posted By Touring XR
Last time I was in Moab with Zuber I got to put a...

Last time I was in Moab with Zuber I got to put a transmission in my van. But that doesn't affect my beer drinking. What's the MotoGP schedule at Flat Tail?
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,757
Posted By Touring XR
If you want a turn-key adventure tourer, and by...

If you want a turn-key adventure tourer, and by that I mean long distance, go-anywhere capability, there is only one choice. KLR 650.

If you want a street bike that looks rugged and outdoorsy,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Touring XR
Was a partner in a small business there for 2...

Was a partner in a small business there for 2 years. Least interesting place on earth and there's only two ways off the island, including the ferry.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By Touring XR
You have an RS250 in Corvallis? You need to get...

You have an RS250 in Corvallis? You need to get that thing out more.
Forum: 2 smokers 08-05-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By Touring XR
Tm

Thanks for the responses. Just got off the phone with Eric Gorr and intend to send him my top end for porting.

The 300E is the enduro bike. However, I believe this vintage shares porting with...
Forum: 2 smokers 07-31-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,756
Posted By Touring XR
looking for porting/tuning help

I've got a 2001 TM300E. Love everything about it except the MX like powerband. This thing has a huge hit and no flywheel. Being old and lazy, I'd like something more 2-stroke tractor like.

No,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,853
Posted By Touring XR
Well, That explains the voicemail I haven't...

Well,

That explains the voicemail I haven't had the courtesy to respond to yet. Heal fast, summer is short.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,853
Posted By Touring XR
I'm interested, intrigued AND have nothing better...

I'm interested, intrigued AND have nothing better to do. Plus it's my favorite part of the world (in summer). Why wouldn't I tag along?

PM inbound.


Geoff

Now to see what the XR needs....
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Touring XR
None were steel. All FZR/YZF 750s were Al...

None were steel. All FZR/YZF 750s were Al Deltabox frames. Very, very low numbers of those were sold in the US.

And to correct someone above, some SPs were sold in the US. They were brought in...
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By Touring XR
I bent a piece of sheet aluminum and mounted it...

I bent a piece of sheet aluminum and mounted it to the cross bar with adel clamps. Some velcro and two tie wraps attached the e-trex to the "bracket." Was secure enough to keep the GPS on during...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,920
Posted By Touring XR
http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o505/OR6er/BSA...

http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o505/OR6er/BSA9050.jpg

This has been under my care for 15 years. I have surprisingly few photos of it. This from a track day in September.
Forum: Americas 02-01-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Touring XR
Lot's of people on this board have spent more...

Lot's of people on this board have spent more time on a bike in Baja than me, but I've got a few unsupported off-road trips on the peninsula under my belt on the trusty XR.

I would propose that...
Forum: Beasts 03-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 107,205
Posted By Touring XR
bump

Thought we should resurrect this thread. I mentioned on the Elefant Sightings thread that I am the new keeper of an old e900 with some high speed running issues. Fuel pump rebuild kit is enroute...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
Hey Ron! Working to check things off the list. ...

Hey Ron! Working to check things off the list. Then I will be riding the wheels off it. And I keep looking at the WP forks off my old Husaberg.....
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
Finally

After more than 10 years on the fence, I've finally joined the herd. RonS has gratiously turned over the responsibility for the care and feeding of his (and formerly Dennis G's) '94 e900. Now to...
Forum: Beasts 02-01-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
I'm hunting Elefants as well. PM me. Geoff

I'm hunting Elefants as well. PM me.

Geoff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By Touring XR
11 years of experience with a very, very loud...

11 years of experience with a very, very loud ducati, a not even close to road equipped XR600 and a really obnoxious H2, not a turn signal among them, in OR with no equipment violations to date lead...
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,321
Posted By Touring XR
welding

This how i've been told to attack the problem. Weld new onto the old hub. Haven't had to do it yet, but will need to when my Ducati wears it's sprocket out.
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Touring XR
For a 50/50 dual sport ride, no question. I go...

For a 50/50 dual sport ride, no question. I go down at least once a year for a week or more and always wear my full face street helmet. It's much better in the dirt than a moto helmet is at...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2007, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
motomike, PM me if you convince yourself to...

motomike,

PM me if you convince yourself to sell.
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
2SPOT Don't part it. I'm in the market. ...

2SPOT

Don't part it. I'm in the market. PM sent
Forum: Beasts 05-04-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 475,886
Posted By Touring XR
I'm in the market for an e900. PM sent

I'm in the market for an e900. PM sent
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
Posted By Touring XR
Lots of rumors. I have yet to hear a first hand...

Lots of rumors. I have yet to hear a first hand account though. Buddy of mine just registered a BRP in the last couple weeks. We'll see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Touring XR
And it's never going to be a woods bike anyway. ...

And it's never going to be a woods bike anyway. DRZ 400 is a better choice for a dual sport if you are going to be single tracking in the woods. For fast double tracks, the XR is great. But if you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,325
Posted By Touring XR
Nope. And the white ones look beat real quick...

Nope. And the white ones look beat real quick too. The dirt gets ground in to the surface.

FWIW, I'd go natural.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,324
Posted By Touring XR
Here's the best one I have handy on the work...

Here's the best one I have handy on the work computer. Luggage are the Orleib bags from Riderwearhouse on the Happy Trail racks (keeps the bags away from the wheel). Also have a cheap windshield,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Touring XR
Just ride it! Plenty of motor to pull first...

Just ride it!

Plenty of motor to pull first just fine when you gear it up for the street.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,324
Posted By Touring XR
Mine's a '96. 92 and up have the cartridge...

Mine's a '96. 92 and up have the cartridge suspension. I've had mine for 6 years and about 45,000 miles and it was rode hard before it came to me. It's my commuter and dual sport touring bike. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-17-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By Touring XR
I've left my pickup in the Target parking lot on...

I've left my pickup in the Target parking lot on Rte 94 in Jamul for 9 days on two occasions before. No ticket, no fuss, no charge. 25 minute ride to the Tecate border crossing from there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Touring XR
But if you meant 3-4 days and missed it by one...

But if you meant 3-4 days and missed it by one key, it's not quite as impressive.

If I have 304 days, the questions wouldn't have been limited to N NV. We'd be talking about Peru and points in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Touring XR
Thanks for the info. Which road is the "old...

Thanks for the info. Which road is the "old road" to Jarbidge? Looking at my maps I see the main gravel routes and a couple 4 WD tracks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Touring XR
Northern NV, where to ride

Heading to Wendover to spend one day on the salt next week. Then 304 days riding in Northeast NV or NW UT. Any suggestions on routes or areas to ride? There will be 2 of us, experienced off road...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 14,817
Posted By Touring XR
I've been lurking this thread for months now. We...

I've been lurking this thread for months now. We will be three coming from Corvallis. 2 XRs and a KLR carrying gear. Wachs, you wanna share the details of your route from Tumalo? I'd like to...
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