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Forum: Trials 07-04-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By ridenfly
yea, yea:clap

yea, yea:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Bicycles wheelie with pedal power. What's the big...

Bicycles wheelie with pedal power. What's the big deal. It's all a matter of balance.
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By ridenfly
Certainly not GM. Seems the rim defect was...

Certainly not GM. Seems the rim defect was quickly identified and promptly taken care of. The limited response to this thread would indicate a limited problem.
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By ridenfly
linkey not workey

linkey not workey
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 2,078,647
Posted By ridenfly
Nice compilation. You are ready for most...

Nice compilation. You are ready for most everything but might I suggest storing a clutch cable threaded into the handlebars.
Wishing you Good riding.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Looks too open to me. I would start with 3/4...

Looks too open to me. I would start with 3/4 turn in from just touching of the carb screw and throttle lever.
Forum: Trials 05-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By ridenfly
Would be great if was street legal.

Would be great if was street legal.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By ridenfly
I think you front range people are forgetting: ...

I think you front range people are forgetting:

Silverton
Telluride
Ouray

:1drinkOf course, it may be too tough for you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By ridenfly
Nice pic of nice country but you get lost in...

Nice pic of nice country but you get lost in states not as big as our counties?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
oil level

As I don't have a dealer within 150 miles I didn't know they were available. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
oil level

Any suggestions for either replacing or polishing the oil level window. Mine is so cloudy I don't have a clue for oil level. I've tried a broomstraw dipstick but not very accurate. Maybe go with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By ridenfly
I am envious of you being there, Great pics and...

I am envious of you being there, Great pics and write up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,533
Posted By ridenfly
Thanks for the updates. Been in Moab this week,...

Thanks for the updates. Been in Moab this week, dry and dusty, however rain today.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,611
Posted By ridenfly
"you really want to go to Arizona ..... There are...

"you really want to go to Arizona ..... There are already too many people in NM. It is windy here. The food is hot. The summer is hot. there is no water. The riding here sucks.It is cloudy sometimes....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 132,761
Posted By ridenfly
Brainless, nice job flying. Using a GoPro? Your...

Brainless, nice job flying. Using a GoPro? Your pics are better than we are getting.

http://www.highcountryrc.com/
Forum: Trials 04-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,842
Posted By ridenfly
It interesting that the trick item now is to add...

It interesting that the trick item now is to add valving to release air buildup in the forks. Back in the day the trick was to install Schrader valves and add air to the forks. I just trimmed down an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Made a lot of intake changes and had to deal with...

Made a lot of intake changes and had to deal with altitude, but after a month of jetting and float level adjustments all is fine now. Who knows if it is an performance improvement. I did it to save...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
I think it was a Honda 600 ? front fender, cut...

I think it was a Honda 600 ? front fender, cut off and pointed backwards. I removed all the frame behind the seat mount bolts. Fabbed and welded mounts for the donor fender.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
SP200 for singletrack

I wanted a lightweight 4s for riding trails here in CO. Found an inexpensive SP200 and went to work making it trailworthy. Removed 21# while adding 5# for a weight savings of 16#. Not a lot but it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Hey Cowboy When you switched to reserve did you...

Hey Cowboy
When you switched to reserve did you stop the engine? Even though you checked the coil resistance it seems like a failing coil and shutting down the engine lets it cool enough to recover...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Just got mine running with Keintech kit...

Just got mine running with Keintech kit installed. Well, not exactly. I live at 7800 ft and could not get it running past idle smoothly until I put the original main and idle jet back in. I kept the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-02-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By ridenfly
Welcome to CO. Was in Silverton couple of weeks...

Welcome to CO. Was in Silverton couple of weeks ago and disappointed no funnel cake. I feel better now that they will be available.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Hello Packerbacker If you get the carb...

Hello Packerbacker

If you get the carb kit from Keintech you will get needle with grooves, adj air jet, bigger main jet and seat and O-rings . It's the best way to go. Good luck and keep...
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 288,941
Posted By ridenfly
Good job flying. Is this a quad with gopro?

Good job flying. Is this a quad with gopro?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By ridenfly
Hockey makes football look like something you do...

Hockey makes football look like something you do at recess.
Forum: Trials 02-07-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,369
Posted By ridenfly
magic buttons are nice but oh so heavy

magic buttons are nice but oh so heavy
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Also strange the DR is always referred to a...

Also strange the DR is always referred to a small, miniature, etc but no comment about the size of the XT250 Same seat height and I think the DR is longer wheelbase.
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,724
Posted By ridenfly
I don't think the question should be how much the...

I don't think the question should be how much the Ural will carry, but how much you carry. Backpackers go weeks at a time camping but I have seen some Ural folks with the hack and racks full for a...
Forum: Trials 01-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,763
Posted By ridenfly
In the distant past I raced M/C with a 125 Maico....

In the distant past I raced M/C with a 125 Maico. Somehow there was a trials being held at our MX site. We watched and said it looked like fun. I bought a just out TL125 and my friends ended up with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Nicely done! Thanks for posting.

Nicely done! Thanks for posting.
Forum: Hacks 01-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By ridenfly
sovietsteeds, upcoming rides, Moab. Check it out....

sovietsteeds, upcoming rides, Moab. Check it out. You will meet Ural riders from all over and a guaranteed good time
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,191
Posted By ridenfly
Not to totally disagree with you but have you...

Not to totally disagree with you but have you tried to get the bike on the stand on a 2x4 in the dirt? It's hard to get the bike on the stand on the garage floor. And how do you get the hack or front...
Forum: Hacks 12-25-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,191
Posted By ridenfly
Remove centerstand. A leftover from the two wheel...

Remove centerstand. A leftover from the two wheel days. Get a small bottle or scissors jack. Soft ground, sloping ground, almost anywhere off road the centerstand is useless.
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
Just acquired a sp200, my first 2wheeler in 15...

Just acquired a sp200, my first 2wheeler in 15 yrs. With no oil, gas, turnsignals, or battery it weighs 221 lbs. No elec start so don't need a battery. The muffler is the easiest way to save weight....
Forum: Trials 12-17-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 121,186
Posted By ridenfly
road bike party

Don't want to hear any more talk about suspension travel, fancy shocks, more power! Lite weight is the answer. (super balance helps)
Forum: Trials 12-16-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 121,186
Posted By ridenfly
The boot shots give a different perspective....

The boot shots give a different perspective. Nicely done.:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
WizardSkills: What pipe are you running and is...

WizardSkills: What pipe are you running and is it quiet?
Forum: Hacks 12-01-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By ridenfly
Goes back to the difference in applied loads. On...

Goes back to the difference in applied loads. On a 2wheeler the front forks take no side load when cornering. The bike leans and the force is always straight up the forks. Not the case with a hack,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8,474
Views: 1,142,272
Posted By ridenfly
kientec kit jet size

I recently acquired a 1987 sp200 and am in the restoring process. Following the forum indicates a need for bigger main jet and adjustable needle. I live in CO at 7800 ft and question if richer...
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By ridenfly
lipo batteries

I've been thinking about this as I build and fly Elec R/C airplaines. The advancements in the past few years have been amazing. Outrunner motors of 2 hp are not a lot bigger than a coffecup. Lipo...
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