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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10,607
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Posted By WVa Dualsport
Here is a pic of most of the crew from yesterday...

Here is a pic of most of the crew from yesterday morning's ride in Buckhannon.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u359/wvdualsport/Temp/20140712_103951_zpsaa68b3a9.jpg...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I'll be out riding both days this weekend, in...

I'll be out riding both days this weekend, in case any of you are up( or down) this way.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I did the same thing as previously mentioned. ...

I did the same thing as previously mentioned. Direct to the battery, fused. Then I actually started using my GPS when riding. I now know that I can ride every day of a week long vacation on two AA...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I took an old bark buster mount for 7/8th bars,...

I took an old bark buster mount for 7/8th bars, reshaped it a little, and welded a 1 1/8 long section of (old, bent) handle bar to it. I got the initial idea from a thread over on KTMTalk. Works...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Not a Montana, but you get the idea. I used a...

Not a Montana, but you get the idea. I used a 45 ball mount (bolted to the hole where the OEM turn signals were mounted) and a 3" arm. You can also wee a 45 ball on the right side in the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,335
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Well that does suck. Hopefully when spring...

Well that does suck.

Hopefully when spring arrives she can make another go of it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-31-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Happy New Year! Remember it's almost time for...

Happy New Year! Remember it's almost time for new Inspection stickers, and warmer riding weather.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Nice looking ride. Welcome to the circus.

Nice looking ride. Welcome to the circus.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
This is what I ended up with:...

This is what I ended up with: http://www.ktm-parts.com/78010167118-p-SBBDID,KTMHECJ,350CS.html

It's a pretty good deal for the money. You take 10% off that price by signing in. I've had one on my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Elkins has both a Honda/Yamaha dealer and a...

Elkins has both a Honda/Yamaha dealer and a Suzuki dealer. Those will be your best bet for a 140 plus rear. There is also a small independent shop, Elza's, located where the KTM shop used to be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Anyone on here roll through Buckhannon this...

Anyone on here roll through Buckhannon this afternoon around 5 pm? Just down the street from the house I saw two KTMs. a CRF, and a WR. Always looking for someone new to ride with around here.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,902
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Good to hear you were able to reach...

Good to hear you were able to reach Smitty's...and good that you reached me before I got out of phone range headed back your way with my link and chain press in the truck.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,902
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I had a great time today. Nice to meet many of...

I had a great time today. Nice to meet many of you, and nice to be able to put a face to the name.

Shawn
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,902
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I'm not 100% as of yet, but I'm fairly local and...

I'm not 100% as of yet, but I'm fairly local and I hope to be free Saturday afternoon. I'll try to make it. I do love pie.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
My goto rear tire is the Trackmaster II. Best...

My goto rear tire is the Trackmaster II. Best bang for the buck out there. But, and it's a big but, I can destroy a rear in 500 miles. 700 tops. Tires are a commodity. Buy one that works well,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Assuming someone makes a 49T rear (I've never...

Assuming someone makes a 49T rear (I've never seen one personally), theoretically you could, but why would you want to? Front sprockets are cheap. 15/49 is still geared pretty tall for off road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By WVa Dualsport
That's good to know. The only issue I had with...

That's good to know. The only issue I had with AOMC and Jamin in particular was that I picked up the bike, along with a temp tag....brought it home and began riding it when the weather permitted. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I have had a similar experience. I have talked...

I have had a similar experience. I have talked to the owner on the telephone and the dealership comes recommended by several of my friends. However, on the day in question, via telephone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
You can buy the Gazetteers at Walmart, among...

You can buy the Gazetteers at Walmart, among other places.

What bike will you be riding?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,672
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I run 8 psi in my MT 43 all the time. Pavement,...

I run 8 psi in my MT 43 all the time. Pavement, dirt, or true dual sporting. I've never observed the poor handling issues others reported at various (mostly higher) pressures. UHD tube. Two rim...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
That sounds like me (south and east of...

That sounds like me (south and east of Clarksburg). Lots of good dual sport riding in Upshur and Randolph counties.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Oh, God. That looks like an orange KLR.

Oh, God. That looks like an orange KLR.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,721
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Since KTM kept Husaberg around primarily to use...

Since KTM kept Husaberg around primarily to use as a test bed for unproven tech, I'd hazard a guess that the first Euro direct injected two strokes will now be red and black(Husqvarna). Just a guess.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Oh my God. I run 14 front, 12 to 14 rear with...

Oh my God. I run 14 front, 12 to 14 rear with knobbies. One rim lock front, two on the rear. Never had a pinch flat that way. Now I'm running my first MT 43 rear. With it I'm running a extra...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-22-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Did somebody mention a trials tire? I just...

Did somebody mention a trials tire? I just spooned on my first MT 43 yesterday. Haven't been out on it yet, but I assume I'll know pretty quickly if I love it or hate it.

Going to start out at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
[QUOTE=Fasnacht;21449591]Couple of bad cell phone...

[QUOTE=Fasnacht;21449591]Couple of bad cell phone pics of my new toy...:ricky

http://jwalls.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GasGas-EC250/i-G7MK4Xh/0/M/EC250%201-M.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Rekluse recommends Rotella in the transmission...

Rekluse recommends Rotella in the transmission side( as opposed to full synth Motorex, or the like).
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Yep, there is a coin cell battery accessible from...

Yep, there is a coin cell battery accessible from the bottom of the unit.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Rekluse LHRB on top. OEM Clutch lever...

Rekluse LHRB on top. OEM Clutch lever (controlling a Rekluse EXP 2.0) . No rear foot pedal.

http://i519.photobucket.com/albums/u359/wvdualsport/bike%20pics/IMG_0606.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
No I don't have any experience with the ASV's,...

No I don't have any experience with the ASV's, but I do have three of the Zeta version on my 450. Had a set on the old DRZ too. I like them. I ground off the ball end of the clutch lever just to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
I downloaded a really nice 3 meter topo map of...

I downloaded a really nice 3 meter topo map of WV, part of Ohio, par of PA, etc. from GPSfiledepot.com It has just about every rad, logging road, goat path listed Lots of folks like Garmin's...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Some of the '08 450's had cam issues. Try to...

Some of the '08 450's had cam issues. Try to find a '09 or newer XC4 EXC and you should be fine.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-27-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
http://www.ktm-parts.com/59006022000.html#.USu8nTD...

http://www.ktm-parts.com/59006022000.html#.USu8nTDOF8E
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,476
Views: 984,761
Posted By WVa Dualsport
If we get enough cold weather, sure. I've ridden...

If we get enough cold weather, sure. I've ridden sleds on Deep Creek years ago.
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 85,535
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Thanks for the input and advise. I have passed...

Thanks for the input and advise. I have passed the info on, and will report back with the next round of tests/findings.

Shawn
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 85,535
Posted By WVa Dualsport
A buddy of mine picked up a 2010 TE 250 early...

A buddy of mine picked up a 2010 TE 250 early this fall and has had nothing but problems keeping the bike running. Soon after acquiring the bike if began to occasionally fail to start. When you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Starting/Running Issues 2010 TE 250

A buddy of mine picked up a 2010 TE 250 early this fall and has had nothing but problems keeping the bike running. Soon after acquiring the bike if began to occasionally fail to start. When you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-19-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,607
Views: 558,702
Posted By WVa Dualsport
Sounds pretty much like what we have here in...

Sounds pretty much like what we have here in Upshur Co. Nothing too serious for the most part, but I've found out the hard way that while you can ride what we have on something heavier than a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23,668
Views: 3,962,587
Posted By WVa Dualsport
You need bigger monitors, and/or higher...

You need bigger monitors, and/or higher resolution. I can almost see the entire image on my iPad's display. I'm one of the few, however who would rather see detail, even if I have to scroll around...
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