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Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 397,278
Posted By JonU
Thanks for all the responses guys. Where I'm at...

Thanks for all the responses guys. Where I'm at the off-road use only clause is a death blow to getting it street legal. Sincie the MSO/MCO doesn't have that it definitely opens the door to getting...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 397,278
Posted By JonU
I have a question for all of you guys with a...

I have a question for all of you guys with a 2012+ 300 XC-W. Can anyone tell me if the title/MSO for the 300 XC-W has the statement "Offroad Use Only" or something to that effect? I know it would be...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,005
Posted By JonU
Read the whole thread and this right here sums it...

Read the whole thread and this right here sums it all up. not sure how to do multiple quotes, but I agree with everyone else who has echoed this.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,830
Posted By JonU
Yes I'm one of the few who thinks track days are...

Yes I'm one of the few who thinks track days are bad (lots of sarcasm since you can't hear it). Maybe i shouldn't have said all the time; perhaps a better phrase would be routinely used on the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,830
Posted By JonU
I don't think anyone said track days are a bad...

I don't think anyone said track days are a bad thing. But when you use those skills learned on the track out on the street routinely is were most people take issue. It great to broaden your skill set...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 27,458
Posted By JonU
I hope I never do this bad for 6 miles or so. I...

I hope I never do this bad for 6 miles or so. I would like to think I would have the common sense to stop and reassess what I'm doing with my life after riding like that and getting a very lucky low...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,830
Posted By JonU
Can you point to where (or where he even...

Can you point to where (or where he even indicates) he said he doesn't use the front brake much, if ever. Only thing i saw was "I do not like locking the front, ever." Last I checked, nobody enjoys...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,957
Posted By JonU
I happened across a 3 foot long black snake of...

I happened across a 3 foot long black snake of some sort stretched out on the road. It never moved as i went around it.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,136
Posted By JonU
I would say either a 450-500 fourstroke or a 300...

I would say either a 450-500 fourstroke or a 300 2 stroke.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-04-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,156
Posted By JonU
You don't even have to go to Ferrari to find...

You don't even have to go to Ferrari to find engines with a barrel for each piston. Here are a few examples of cars that have an individual barrel for each cylinder. The OP obviously doesn't realize...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-03-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Petition to reopen the Road:...

Petition to reopen the Road:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I'm on 13/52 hearing as well. During the week I...

I'm on 13/52 hearing as well. During the week I ride to and from school/work. It's 13 miles to the university each way with speed limits between 40-55mph. It does fine for me, but it does get a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
Does anyone know how to bypass the ignition key?...

Does anyone know how to bypass the ignition key? I just got the battery and apparently my two keys have disappeared. I would really like to go riding tomorrow, but can't unless there is a way to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I'm interested, but i have to wait for funds to...

I'm interested, but i have to wait for funds to be available.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
Has anyone ever seen this happen to a battery?...

Has anyone ever seen this happen to a battery? I've already contacted Shorai and will be getting it replaced. According to their customer support, it was the first time they had ever seen something...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-12-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Figured I would just go ahead and let you know,...

Figured I would just go ahead and let you know, most of that land is behind a fence (area is owned by Texas Land Management) that runs all the way from Montana south past the Wind Turbines. If you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I just got the Mojave pro, it is a bit loose on...

I just got the Mojave pro, it is a bit loose on me when wearing my Leatt armor. I'm a little skinny, but you should be fine.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-08-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 11,437
Posted By JonU
While you might have to go a ways for good roads,...

While you might have to go a ways for good roads, there are trails all over the place. That is the one thing I loved about bein stationed at Fort Bliss. I could be riding trails with 10 minutes of...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-07-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,992
Posted By JonU
I went over the bars while going ~55. All I...

I went over the bars while going ~55. All I remember is hitting the back of my head on the ground. My helmet was cracked in the top rear and the chin bar was chewed up. The visor got destroyed and my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I've got 13/52 and it easily exceeds any speed...

I've got 13/52 and it easily exceeds any speed limits. Just takes a bit more gas to do it. However, I must say I loved it. 1st gear is useless on the street, but going up a loose rocky hill, it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
I was out there on a 350EXC. Probably the only...

I was out there on a 350EXC. Probably the only one out there with an orange helmet. The creek crossing Hailey road is pretty full right now and easily the biggest crossing I've made so far.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Headed out to Prentice Cooper tomorrow, is there...

Headed out to Prentice Cooper tomorrow, is there anything I should know about?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 92,100
Posted By JonU
Headed out to Prentice Cooper tomorrow, is there...

Headed out to Prentice Cooper tomorrow, is there anything I should know about?
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
Just finished my biggest project yet. Changed out...

Just finished my biggest project yet. Changed out the front and rear sprockets along with the chain. Went to 13/52 on the sprockets and got the powerparts Orange chain. I also got a chain alignment...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
The chain tool arrived today and it took longer...

The chain tool arrived today and it took longer to get the chain in a spot to put the tool on than it did to remove the pin. Now to replace sprockets and chain.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Everyone getting their bikes out yet? I may try...

Everyone getting their bikes out yet? I may try to go out to PC this weekend and do some exploring. This is assuming I've had a chance to get the new chain and sprockets on.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I ordered the second one you linked. I'm hoping...

I ordered the second one you linked. I'm hoping it gets here by the end of the week. Until then no riding for me :(
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,187
Views: 679,106
Posted By JonU
I got a question for everyone. How do I get the...

I got a question for everyone. How do I get the masterlink apart? I got the clip off of the link but I can not get either side to start coming off. I have new sprockets and a chain waiting to go on...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-26-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Here is a good one near elephant butte. I wanted...

Here is a good one near elephant butte. I wanted to do this but never got the chance. It used to be an old toll road for wagons.
--edit--
This is next to Caballo Lake, not elephant butte.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Pretty good. I have a pretty good load at school...

Pretty good. I have a pretty good load at school since I'm taking 16 hours this semester. Then I'm flying out to Los Angeles this weekend to get a Bloodhound. Pretty much, I'm staying busy. Probably...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-22-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Looks like fun was had. I miss being able to go...

Looks like fun was had. I miss being able to go wander around in the desert. I haven't ridden a trail yet since I've been here in TN.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Would loved to go but a torn acl is stopping me...

Would loved to go but a torn acl is stopping me atm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Thanks for the info. I'm probably going to put...

Thanks for the info. I'm probably going to put off getting stuff ordered though since I probably won't be able to ride for at least a month.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Anyone know of any shops around here that I can...

Anyone know of any shops around here that I can order parts from? I'm in the Hixson/Soddy Daisy area.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 92,100
Posted By JonU
I use a dirtbike stand. For a more dirt oriented...

I use a dirtbike stand. For a more dirt oriented bike they work great. It gets the bike just high enough to get the wheels off.

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-07-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 25,491
Posted By JonU
Wish I was still out there. The opportunities for...

Wish I was still out there. The opportunities for off road riding are so much higher out there than here in Tennessee.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 241,242
Posted By JonU
If the tag is still there on Monday I'll grab it...

If the tag is still there on Monday I'll grab it while I'm in the area. I won't be able to move it to far north but I have a couple of ideas.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 92,100
Posted By JonU
1994 was a pretty bad year too. I was living...

1994 was a pretty bad year too. I was living outside Detroit at the time and remember school being canceled due to the wind chill. That was the only time it ever happened. IIRC it was something like...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-17-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 92,100
Posted By JonU
If it works on the magnum loads but not a...

If it works on the magnum loads but not a standard load; I believe you would want a lighter spring, not a heavier one since it has less force to push against the spring.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 72,282
Posted By JonU
Can anyone recommend any trails in the prentice...

Can anyone recommend any trails in the prentice cooper area? I just got back into town and was thinking I may go out there sometime next week.

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