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Forum: Vendors 08-11-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,493
Posted By rpmwfo
Just ran across this thread, any chance I can get...

Just ran across this thread, any chance I can get in this GB?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,701
Posted By rpmwfo
The VMAX may be quick in a straight line, but it...

The VMAX may be quick in a straight line, but it won't compare to a modern sport bike once there is a need to stop or turn. Definitely wouldn't be fun trying to take one around the 'Ring....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,701
Posted By rpmwfo
I was liter bike shopping last summer. I checked...

I was liter bike shopping last summer. I checked out what was out there. Go ride a few different ones and see which one trips your trigger. I wouldn't worry so much about the spec sheets. Go try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,701
Posted By rpmwfo
This is absolutely a perfect example of the...

This is absolutely a perfect example of the capabilities of a "liter bike". The KTM SMR a few posts up has almost a 1 liter engine but a vast difference in capability. While capable, the SMR will...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,980
Posted By rpmwfo
Apessino That is a gorgeous bike! Can...

Apessino
That is a gorgeous bike!

Can you compare/contrast the riding experience vs your RC8R? I've rode the standard S1000RR back to back with the RC8R. Just curious how the HP4 compares. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,701
Posted By rpmwfo
Did something similar(road wasn't closed, but...

Did something similar(road wasn't closed, but traffic wasn't around). Definitely not IOM TT stuff. I was riding the gf's GSXR750 following a buddy on his S1000RR. Comparable riding skills. If the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 70,701
Posted By rpmwfo
This thread is fitting- I was recently describing...

This thread is fitting- I was recently describing the acceleration on my ZX12 to one of my co-workers as "jumping to warp" in Star Trek...

There really is nothing like cranking the throttle on a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-06-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By rpmwfo
Buy it! Life is to short not to try a new bike. ...

Buy it! Life is to short not to try a new bike. The 2005 and 2006 GSXR 1000 are awesome(some would say the best of the last few generations). Almost bullet proof. Plenty of power. Easy to ride. ...
Forum: Vendors 04-30-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 28,046
Posted By rpmwfo
Any offerings for the KTM RC8R? Can you PM me...

Any offerings for the KTM RC8R? Can you PM me price and availability. 210lbs without gear.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12,054
Views: 1,524,393
Posted By rpmwfo
Wow. Glad I didn't go look at this one. Seemed...

Wow. Glad I didn't go look at this one. Seemed too good to be true. Guess it was. Seemed like a smoking deal on a Service Honda. I would have had major headaches....
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 165,599
Posted By rpmwfo
Has anyone fitted one of these into the Trail...

Has anyone fitted one of these into the Trail Tech X2 mask?
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 19,292
Posted By rpmwfo
Anything offered for the KTM RC8R?

Anything offered for the KTM RC8R?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By rpmwfo
Whistler bearing in Denver. DOT rated and tested....

Whistler bearing in Denver. DOT rated and tested. They will make anything you want.

Sent from my SPH-D710 using Tapatalk
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,245,985
Posted By rpmwfo
Awesome! I figured it had to be something. Glad...

Awesome! I figured it had to be something. Glad you found the culprit.

My carb came jetted rich as well from Dave. I've been slowly leaning it out. What clip position on the needle? I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,245,985
Posted By rpmwfo
RF- I am surprised by your description of the...

RF- I am surprised by your description of the powerband after you did the motor, cam, carb work. I am thinking jetting may be some of the culprit. I am curious to see what you think of it when you...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 22,180
Views: 2,686,729
Posted By rpmwfo
Anyone know where to get just a steering stem- not the entire subassembly?

Does anyone know where to order up a new steering stem and not the entire sub assembly for the XR650R?

I need a new steering stem. All I am finding on the parts sites is the assembly at $300.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,245,985
Posted By rpmwfo
I'm running a 540 that I recently had DJH go thru...

I'm running a 540 that I recently had DJH go thru to liven it up. 12.5:1, DJH head work, 833 cam, DJH 41 carb, moderately lightened crank. Bike previously had the stock cam with the 540 kit. Ran...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,081
Posted By rpmwfo
You might check out the site. Couldn't checkout....

You might check out the site. Couldn't checkout. There appears to be some problem with processing the CC.
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,081
Posted By rpmwfo
Hadn't checked on these in awhile. Just got the...

Hadn't checked on these in awhile. Just got the PM. Where do I send money? I may have to drag the XRR out for more fun this coming summer....
Forum: 2 smokers 12-18-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,330
Posted By rpmwfo
Why not just run the Service Honda as a SM?

Why not just run the Service Honda as a SM?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 195,641
Posted By rpmwfo
That is a clean looking setup. Any more details...

That is a clean looking setup. Any more details you could share on it? Is that a globetrottin subframe?

General question for everyone- on a all DC setup what are the advantages/disadvantages...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,350
Posted By rpmwfo
Check out Thorogood. Heritage Series. USA made....

Check out Thorogood. Heritage Series. USA made. . Comfortable and awesome fit. Better price.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,245,985
Posted By rpmwfo
4 Gal Safari Tank with Motosportz Damper- Gas cap hits?

I'm running a Motorsportz sub mount steering stabilizer. I recently fitted the 4 gal Safari tank. The gas cap hits the stabilizer adjustment lever. Has anyone else run this combo and experienced...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,916
Posted By rpmwfo
Have you considered an RC8R? Lighter- check. ...

Have you considered an RC8R? Lighter- check. Sportier-check. Sexier-check. Definitely more comfortable than the 848. Now if you just want the Duc- go with what trips your trigger.
Forum: Vendors 10-26-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,081
Posted By rpmwfo
Did these ever get made?

Did these ever get made?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By rpmwfo
Does Madmoto have a dyno? I've heard great things...

Does Madmoto have a dyno? I've heard great things about their work from various people. Didn't know they could a dyno tune.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By rpmwfo
Any Front Range TuneEcu dyno tuners?

Picked up an Akra exhaust for my KTM RC8R. I would like to get a custom TuneEcu dyno tune done for it locally in Colorado. Has anyone found someone here in Colorado that can do a custom map using...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By rpmwfo
Sounds like the KTM RFS options are a bad first...

Sounds like the KTM RFS options are a bad first choice. Free Ride is a bit much(cost wise) to test the waters with. If she likes offroad then I would say yes. First dirt bike- most likely not. ...
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,561
Posted By rpmwfo
Suzuki Gladius. That's what I picked up for...

Suzuki Gladius. That's what I picked up for mine. Perfect bike for her to start out on. Has decent power. Sporty. She gets a lot of compliments on hers. Although after this riding season I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By rpmwfo
I love mine. She really liked it too with the...

I love mine. She really liked it too with the supermoto setup. Just don't want to start her out with too much bike for the dirt. My plans to get her into street riding have worked out beyond my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By rpmwfo
I wouldn't be opposed to getting whatever I get...

I wouldn't be opposed to getting whatever I get lowered for her.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By rpmwfo
I am thinking forest roads, some of the mountain...

I am thinking forest roads, some of the mountain passes in Colorado, and some of the easier trails to start out. No crazy single track. Yet.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,284
Posted By rpmwfo
What dual sport/dirt bike for girlfriend?

Girlfriend recently expressed interest in trail riding and a possible trip to Moab. Naturally I said no problem we'll have to get you a bike and start teaching you how to ride in the dirt.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 1,245,985
Posted By rpmwfo
http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumbe...

http://www.bajadesigns.com/ProductDetail?ItemNumber=602044

Baja Designs has one. Plug and play. Fits perfect. Put one on my EXC to replace US DOT version.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,932
Posted By rpmwfo
I know a 400 mile day in the canyons is no big...

I know a 400 mile day in the canyons is no big deal. Just did this weekend. I chose the RC8R due to the overall ergonomics. The bike is incredibly comfortable for a sportbike. The thing is...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By rpmwfo
PM sent requesting quote. As previously...

PM sent requesting quote. As previously mentioned website pricing is off.
Forum: The Garage 08-08-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By rpmwfo
Just had two custom length ones made local in...

Just had two custom length ones made local in Colorado at hydraulic hose shop. $45-50 each. Braided, crimped, tested. Wasn't worth messing with making my own.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,543
Posted By rpmwfo
Looks like I am going to put a plate light on it....

Looks like I am going to put a plate light on it. I think I have figured out a clean solution. I would imagine it is the smart way to go to avoid being hassled. I too try to avoid giving them a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,543
Posted By rpmwfo
Gmoney- whoa... Simply trying to find out...

Gmoney- whoa...

Simply trying to find out the requirements. If a plate light is required I'll install one. If it's not, I probably won't. From what I have found so far, there is nothing in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,543
Posted By rpmwfo
Though about these, but don't think they'll work...

Though about these, but don't think they'll work with the plate mount I am planning to make.
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