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Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By skian g
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

I have a giant loop coyote and absolutely love the quality, fit and finish the price is totally worth it. It's amazing how much I can get in it even though it's their smallest offering fits...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
I am running stock gearing 13-43 I bet our two...

I am running stock gearing 13-43 I bet our two methods are in the same ballpark.





Yes you're correct it's super easy. My fingers are about 1.75" across. This doesn't have to be an exact...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
Leave it looser than you think it should be and...

Leave it looser than you think it should be and make sure you stay on top of lubrication. Kinked links are what is chewing up swing arm sliders. Just cause we can go 3k miles without oil change does...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Do you have an led headlight on your WR as well...

Do you have an led headlight on your WR as well as those aux lights?
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
I love a factory look to mods, so its the little...

I love a factory look to mods, so its the little things that make it or break it in my mind. And for a dollar a piece to me why not. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
I'm a stickler for the details, and you can see...

I'm a stickler for the details, and you can see in the first picture that the head bolt on the caliper guard doesn't match the new bolt (pn 0105-06110-00). The head on the caliper guard is mushroomed...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 06:44 PM
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Posted By skian g
What part is that?

What part is that?
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

Just wanted to confirm these part numbers: 1C3-25718-50-00 and 0105-06110-00 flange bolts do I fact work on the WRR. I ordered from boats.net for $19.34 including shipping and had the parts in 3 days...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
This bike is no 600, but it can more than hold...

This bike is no 600, but it can more than hold its own. The reliability of the bike with the FI means just get on and ride anytime you want to go, anywhere you want to go. I would buy what you can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Yamaha WR250R Mega Thread

This past spring I took a 1500 mile trip on my WR250R. I had started out riding a very dirt oriented route but it turned out I had to abandon that part way due to time constraints and go to super...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 82,515
Posted By skian g
Picked up on this a few weeks ago and couldnt...

Picked up on this a few weeks ago and couldnt stop reading it finally got caught up today! Really love your style of adventure and story telling! Keep it up!

Cant wait to hear how the plans for...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 260,441
Posted By skian g
Love the updates and can not wait to see where...

Love the updates and can not wait to see where you will take us next!
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 260,441
Posted By skian g
Great update, Glad all is well!

Great update, Glad all is well!
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 11:36 AM
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Views: 2,103,898
Posted By skian g
Caught Red Handed

This has been me for the past few weeks. I finally caught up today, and will most likely be much more productive at work tomorrow when I only have a few posts to catch up on. This is a great read, I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,006
Posted By skian g
Totally In! love your riding and writing styles!

Totally In! love your riding and writing styles!
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 260,441
Posted By skian g
This report is Awesome! I can not get enough of...

This report is Awesome! I can not get enough of your pictures and how motorcycling is a means to for your travel not all the journey is about. You have done an amazing job showing the human side to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
All depends on the riding style not so much the...

All depends on the riding style not so much the mods, on a stock bike if I go through town on the way home from work (4 miles) stopping at stop lights, I notice my right foot and leg will get hot;...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 09:45 AM
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Views: 462,766
Posted By skian g
EPIC. The one word I can use to describe this...

EPIC. The one word I can use to describe this report. The writing with its adjectives, the ride itself, and most importantly the emotions... Its all Epic. I haven't read anything like it and it will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 302,734
Posted By skian g
Thanks! I guess I missed post 252, I thought I...

Thanks! I guess I missed post 252, I thought I looked through the whole thread. So does that side bracket / support frame come with the side bag or is it part of the rear rack? I cant quite tell from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 302,734
Posted By skian g
Great Stuff here

Awesome Rides! Super Jealous of the amount of time you get to spend out riding, hopefully Ill be there someday. I have a WR250R, and am curious about the Yamaha side bag. Do you think it would work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,742
Posted By skian g
Im going to find out, Ill be leaving from...

Im going to find out, Ill be leaving from Nashville, and picking up the trail in Jellico on the 27th, and Riding all of T1 and some of T2 that day, if all goes to plan. and then the remainder of T2...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2013, 10:28 AM
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Views: 570,613
Posted By skian g
Reading Pa 19604

Let me know if you are in the area and need anything.

- Spare bedroom / couches / Patio out back for tents
- Hot shower
- Cold beer
- Garage with space for bikes
- Tools, including Welder
-...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-29-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,742
Posted By skian g
Planning a trip from Pa to Ky, in late March. I...

Planning a trip from Pa to Ky, in late March. I will be camping in the Gettysburg area Thursday night and leaving from there early am Friday the 22nd and am planning to get in to Louisville Saturday...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,742
Posted By skian g
Recieved the the files Thanks for all the hard...

Recieved the the files Thanks for all the hard work! Cant wait for my trip in March!
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Can this be sticky-ed some how!?!? Too many...

Can this be sticky-ed some how!?!? Too many people are un-aware that poor chain maintenance is the actual issue here not some design flaw.
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 60,622
Posted By skian g
Dave its very refreshing to read about someone...

Dave its very refreshing to read about someone else that is out riding there WR and not worrying about their chain tension or slider wear or which skid plate reflects the least amount of sound....
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-gMaShOjzG10/T3o...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-gMaShOjzG10/T3oGUNimvOI/AAAAAAAADDY/hpnDjovRiCM/s903/P39696100.jpg

DougZ73 got over to your side of the Delaware Sunday and did some riding around Atco. We didnt...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,222
Views: 88,411
Posted By skian g
Anyone that wants to hook up to ride the two...

Anyone that wants to hook up to ride the two Seven Mountains loops let me know. Will be leaving from Huntingdon Pa Saturday a.m. and are planning on doing both loops weather pending. We plan on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Im actually from the Reading Pa area, this is our...

Im actually from the Reading Pa area, this is our first trip out to do these loops, so I cant speak to them personally, but you can find some info by searching the web. Best descriptions I have found...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 46,301
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Posted By skian g
So like skierd said Im going to ride my bike this...

So like skierd said Im going to ride my bike this weekend instead of worrying about valves or chain sliders.

Anyone that wants to hook up to ride the two Seven Mountains loops let me know. Will...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
This seems to be the main culprit. Keep the chain...

This seems to be the main culprit. Keep the chain lubed and you will have no issues. I had 4400 on the stock chain and rarely if ever lubed it. New DID chain and slider and clean and lube every 2...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
I read somewhere You only get one chance to get...

I read somewhere You only get one chance to get your spouse into it. And that you should buy something that you can upgrade from, cause chances are if you get something that is bigger so you dont...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 48,767
Posted By skian g
I would like to sign up for this ride and was...

I would like to sign up for this ride and was wondering what type of AMA membership people suggest getting. There are quite a few choices.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
I cant believe how different the tail section and...

I cant believe how different the tail section and the turn signals are on those bikes compared to the US spec version here http://imageshand.yamahamotors.com/img.jpg?id=14476&class=med640

Has...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Ask Rydnseek to chime in if he has ever had an...

Ask Rydnseek to chime in if he has ever had an issue with banging up his "X" rotor offroad. I think this is what your worried about right? If you want the different size rotors or the smaller "R"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Rode to work this morning since It looked ok just...

Rode to work this morning since It looked ok just a light dusting.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-SMTA1XajCA8/TwMAq7xQh5I/AAAAAAAADC4/iNDDv4siZH8/w194-h258-k/P59679801.jpg

Well on my 4...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46,301
Views: 9,280,324
Posted By skian g
Stock seat

Anyone have a stock seat they are willing to part with? I'm looking to pick up the standard blue/black one.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-25-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 270,797
Posted By skian g
So what happens now? Jeremiah posts another drop...

So what happens now? Jeremiah posts another drop or is the previous drop up for grabs?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 270,797
Posted By skian g
New Drop ...

New Drop

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-4ytumORBAZU/TsgR_DUDypI/AAAAAAAADCk/ntpSY0DIQd8/s640/P73427102.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 270,797
Posted By skian g
Got...

Got it!http://img.tapatalk.com/a693775e-ee84-5523.jpg

New drop in a few...


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