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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 75,920
Posted By smacdab949
I am not sure how to read this map, but would...

I am not sure how to read this map, but would like to know the general roads/trail you are following...What are the major roads that you will be taking?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
Thanks I'll try that. I set it up for "soft" or...

Thanks I'll try that. I set it up for "soft" or whatever it was called in the manual...
Forum: Latin America 07-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By smacdab949
Thanks, I saw some nice pictures when googling,...

Thanks, I saw some nice pictures when googling, but I don't think that was it. My impression was it was much more remote. And the trail ride in looked (over dramatizing I am sure) like (w/more...
Forum: Latin America 07-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By smacdab949
Looking for a very old thread about a trail/road in Mexico

No real need, but I just think about it every so often and would like to read the post again.

It was probably 8-10 years ago and about a road to a Mexico house/cabin/motel or something.

It...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
I started dirt riding on a used wr250r and just...

I started dirt riding on a used wr250r and just recently bought a EXC-F. It is a big change. The KTM is just built so great and the power is a lot more. Around where I live, I am just practicing...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
Well...I finally measured my (lowered) WRR and it...

Well...I finally measured my (lowered) WRR and it is about 36" from seat to ground, so it looks like this would work. I feel very comfortable on the WRR today and never bottomed it out.

Now I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
I can definitely _ride_ the bike at any...

I can definitely _ride_ the bike at any height...it is just when I get into trouble that I want it lower. For example, was just riding in some mud and everyone had to push themselves along to keep...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
I am about 150, so ok with the stock spring. You...

I am about 150, so ok with the stock spring. You are on tip toe at stock height? That would mean if I lower the bike 2 inches, I would have the same reach as you.

I can _ride_ the bike at any...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
Assuming I looked it up correct, it is here:...

Assuming I looked it up correct, it is here: http://www.ktm-parts.com/55112955044.html and it costs nearly $500

The stock seat height looks to be: 38" and if you can get almost 2" lower with this...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,133
Views: 321,295
Posted By smacdab949
anyone get the factoring lowering kit?

KTM says it lowers the bike nearly 2 inches and wondered if this is from seat to floor?

If you have it installed, do you mind saying your inseam length and if/how you can get one or both feet...
Forum: Trials 01-31-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By smacdab949
What did they say ;-)

What did they say ;-)
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44,183
Views: 8,459,848
Posted By smacdab949
For (beginner) dirt riding

Thread is so huge, not sure if this topic has been discussed to death or not...

But, if you use the WR for dirt riding and are a beginner, switching to a 12 tooth in the front was a huge plus. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By smacdab949
wimped out :-(

I tried calling Mike's a few times,, but the phone calls never went through...and since it would be the first time to go, I didn't want to just show up...

I did find a road just south of the 79...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By smacdab949
n00b in baja...looking for advice...

Thinking of riding into Baja for Fri and Sat nights from San Diego. On night 1, I would like to go to Mike's Sky Ranch (if room avail...I only found a Mexico phone number...and haven't tried calling...
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