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Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Ever Onward
Yep, its one thing to be in the woods on a...

Yep, its one thing to be in the woods on a dualsport at 30 MPH and have one crack you in the helmet.......its another deal to come over a blind rise on the pavement at 65 to see a flock of 30...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:29 PM
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Posted By Ever Onward
I know EXACTLY what your talking about. CO elk...

I know EXACTLY what your talking about. CO elk are mean basturds in the fall when spooked.
I encountered a bull just outside Winter Park on a silent Honda 100 a few decades back in early October.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Ever Onward
Yep, right now is no big deal, they are sleepy...

Yep, right now is no big deal, they are sleepy and slow. Everything changes in a few months once the cubs are out of the den.

At that point allways be leery, many a bear noobie has stopped when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks for the tip ! :lol3 But, seriously,...

Thanks for the tip ! :lol3

But, seriously, my stocker has snuck up on some crazy shit at times.

I cant count the number of deer, raccoons, turkeys, squirrels, and yes, black bears I run into...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Im about a hour north of you. Some lakes are...

Im about a hour north of you. Some lakes are kinda sketchy, others are fine. This one is exceptionally good. About a foot of nice hard ice with easy access on the southern side boat ramp due to it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
A little snow and ice ? Pfffftt . All I...

A little snow and ice ? Pfffftt . All I needed today was a set of those studded tires jjxtrider uses .

Actually the Shinko 244 rear and Michelin T 63 front did pretty good.........a few butt...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Last time I looked, my DR had no resemblence to...

Last time I looked, my DR had no resemblence to any 60's brit single...........I also noted I was not on a actual race track.


Ever heard of a issue on many of the public lands nowadays called ...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
Hey ! Give me a break. I had to make the...

Hey !

Give me a break. I had to make the hard decision to either ride in 30 degree weather, go ice fishing or spend 12 hours reading this thread trying to go back over 4 months worth of posts !
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Somebody mention those evil words......RED OAK ...

Somebody mention those evil words......RED OAK !

Try 11 full logger cords every year. Total hell on earth. Worst waste of time and energy I have ever done for the most part.

Never...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Oh I hear ya loud and clear ! :evil Give...

Oh I hear ya loud and clear ! :evil

Give me a 300 2stroker, full gear and a nice sweeping track, and Im a different person.

Just have had a couple times on the DR that provided a loud wake up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Great method. We used the same 30 years ago on...

Great method. We used the same 30 years ago on all the air cooled VW's.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Your Mom friggin ROCKED !!!!!!! :clap ...

Your Mom friggin ROCKED !!!!!!! :clap



And beware the coverall look, you could easily be mistaken for a lost midwesterner at the next US Lemans race ! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
Very late reply of course........... +1 ...

Very late reply of course...........

+1

And there lay the beauty of a stockish powerplant in a DR 650.

Less wrenching........more rideing.

I get very little enjoyment outta wrenching...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
Late reply.......try a Michelin T 63 front...

Late reply.......try a Michelin T 63 front instead. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
Again, super late to reply. ( it takes well over...

Again, super late to reply. ( it takes well over a week to read through a entire winters worth of posts on the DR thread by the way )



I too have no need to slam through any adventure ride at...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Very, very late to this post, but,...... YEP ! ...

Very, very late to this post, but,...... YEP ! +1

Now picture a group of 20 side by side monster ATV's of which half of them have loud aftermarket exhausts. Wait till time passes while this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
I hate to hijack a motorcyle forum thread with a...

I hate to hijack a motorcyle forum thread with a bunch of vintage sled stuff........ but the order in that pic is , Polaris Colt, Sno Jet , Cat and Cat.

But we race basically 3 classes of one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Im sure you do ! :puke1 What a miserable 4...

Im sure you do ! :puke1 What a miserable 4 months. I think we had more fun at yesterdays last sled race than all the season beforehand.

At least ya know theres gonna be 5 for sure months of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
Back in the saddle ! :clap Feels good to be on...

Back in the saddle ! :clap Feels good to be on the DR after a very disappointing winter of sledding.

I went from a nice ride on the flowage with a great lunch stop at picnic island beach with a...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 30,969
Posted By Ever Onward
Very cool bike at a fair price.....yet 44 HP isnt...

Very cool bike at a fair price.....yet 44 HP isnt gettin me excited.....

My 250 makes 50 HP, and although Im fully aware 2T road bikes will never be, ever again in modern day USA.........
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-09-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,756
Posted By Ever Onward
Hark ! I hear the sound of heavy mouth...

Hark !

I hear the sound of heavy mouth breathing,......... the sound of conchos klinking apehangers as the wind blows the fringe on the leather jacket...........and can see the blood on the bricks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Didnt know F1 took a big step down this...

Didnt know F1 took a big step down this year......have not seen anything in a while.....with 4 channels of TV thats pixelated half the time, and internet as slow as dial up from 15 years ago, my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
I HATE YOU !!!!!!! :rofl Nice YB 8...

I HATE YOU !!!!!!! :rofl



Nice YB 8 !!! Gotta be a tad crisper handling than a FZR 1000 , eh ? :wink:

Prolly more rare than a RC 30 by quite a bit too ! Allright, show the...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
Agreed ! Now how do we get Dhalli to focus...

Agreed !

Now how do we get Dhalli to focus and find one ? :lol3
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
7 grand , electric start only on a 2 stroke play...

7 grand , electric start only on a 2 stroke play bike ? :huh WTF !

Could buy a helluva lotta used 300XC - W thats alot more bike than that and have a few grand to piss away on other things. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 35,596
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks for the comparison Huskyfatman ! :D ...

Thanks for the comparison Huskyfatman ! :D

Thats what I wanted to confirm......which one as a starting point for what type of riding.

Now it seems clearer.

200.....less low end, but crisp...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
Well, this is easy now ! Your open to just about...

Well, this is easy now ! Your open to just about anything if you dont need a title.

Skip the big 650 for sure. You keep stressing "woods bike" and budget.

Stay focused and keep to the 300...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-09-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 365,366
Posted By Ever Onward
Exactly ! My 1KT was at one time just...

Exactly !

My 1KT was at one time just another one of the hundreds abandoned outside in back of a shop on the island. Came to the USA along with a batch of bikes just like it 20 years ago. The...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 106,535
Views: 21,177,234
Posted By Ever Onward
You have misread my statement. I too can hear...

You have misread my statement. I too can hear my stock DR with a full face helmet and earplugs at 60 MPH just fine.........and I even have about 18% overall hearing loss due to decades of racing,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
Hmmmm, Thats a interesting idea. Will have...

Hmmmm,

Thats a interesting idea. Will have to try that in the future. It certainly works on sleds....especially since it aims the sound waves right down into sound absorbing snow.

Maybe on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
When it comes to "sweet" sound in a four stroke...

When it comes to "sweet" sound in a four stroke exhaust.......your gonna need 3 more cylinders....in a "V" cofiguration ! :evil

Ever heard a late model VFR with a full 2 brothers system and...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
Congrats on the new baby ! (some how I think...

Congrats on the new baby ! (some how I think this will affect bike selection and size ! :evil)

Right off the bat you have to decide........will you need a license plated legal bike ?

Since...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,670
Posted By Ever Onward
THIS ^^^ Your far better off...

THIS ^^^






Your far better off with a bolt upright seating position for there.........think less sport bike, and more standard bike ergos. There are no canyons to carve in FLA :wink:
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 35,596
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks guys ! So basically once you upgrade...

Thanks guys !

So basically once you upgrade the piston in the 220, no real difference in reliability between the two.

Sounds logical the smaller carbed 220 would have a little more mid range...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
Thanks Anonny . Thats what I wanted to know....

Thanks Anonny .

Thats what I wanted to know. So the '06 KTM 200 had more low end grunt than a FMF piped KDX 220 ?

Was the KTM stock or did it have upgrades like a flywheel weight or somthing ?...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-08-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 365,366
Posted By Ever Onward
Nice early NSR ! I was told several times, parts...

Nice early NSR ! I was told several times, parts were very, VERY scarce on the early ones.....even 15 years ago. Different story if your on the island in Japan.

They abandon and let rot alot of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/250tzr/ima...

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/250tzr/images_zps256f728a.jpeg



And here's how it sounds in my MP3 player with a nice set of helmet speakers.......if your wise enough to run stock...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 106,535
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Posted By Ever Onward
http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/IMG...

http://s14.photobucket.com/user/S2Wizard/media/IMG_4924_zps895af62e.jpg.html

Nice one Skunk ! Been there, done that !

Aint it a pisser when it lands just right to pin your leg right under the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 35,596
Posted By Ever Onward
Can some of you experienced KDX owners explain...

Can some of you experienced KDX owners explain the pro's and cons of a '95 and newer KDX 200 vs a '95 and newer KDX 220 ?

I read the 200 is actually faster ? And I see the 220 has stock piston...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-07-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,721
Posted By Ever Onward
By the term "dog down" what do you mean ? ...

By the term "dog down" what do you mean ? Possibly low and mid range torque or horsepower ?

And what year and size bikes are we talking ?

Im trying to hear real world experience with a '95...
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