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Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,291,813
Posted By EZman671
Get Better

"I think I worried about you more than anyone I have never met ."

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How true this is for many of us.

I know it is for me.

Keep getting better!!
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By EZman671
Back Pack

If your school is in a gun free zone, I would check out bulletproof back packs and/or bulletproof clip boards.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
My XT250

Here is a beauty I just put up in the Flea Market.

No problems, just time to move on.

Location Florida Space Coast.


http://ibmps.com/images/xt250small.jpg
Forum: Trials 12-14-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,079
Posted By EZman671
Ran a Lycoming aircraft engine many years on...

Ran a Lycoming aircraft engine many years on 100LL.

Do not let it fool you LL is not very low lead. Spent many hours scraping/picking lead deposits out of the spark plugs.

Not sure where to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,291,813
Posted By EZman671
How in soft sand

Question for all the Mobius riders - not just the big bike guy.

How were all of you handling the soft sand?

Lotza right hand into it and keep the speed up or some other method?

If you did it...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By EZman671
Would like to know more but first guess is I...

Would like to know more but first guess is I doubt it "removes". One way to remove it is to add water. The alcohol combines with the water and can be pumped out. Of course this has drawbacks and you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Tubeless XT250

Often it can be an easy patch without removing tire.

Maybe slower deflate when picking up a puncture on the road. Tube might tear and decompress quickly. Tubeless maybe a little slower allowing a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Tubeless

Outside the US the XT250 has a tubeless rear wheel --- correct?

Do they fit and is there any easy way to get that wheel in the US?

Of course I want to do this without spending big$$$$.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Home made in a nice, well equipped shop by a...

Home made in a nice, well equipped shop by a machinist (prior owner).
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Xt250

Picked up a 2008 XT250.

Fits my 28 inch inseam just fine.

There may be better dual sport bikes available but for a short person who feels the need to touch the earth at the same time with both...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Total Height

Still looking for 2008+ XT250.

For purposes of trailering home from a buy could someone give me the total height measurement?

Looking for height above the ground for the high part of the bars....
Forum: The Garage 10-13-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,266
Posted By EZman671
Twilight Error has it correct. ---- This...

Twilight Error has it correct. ---- This works!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
On another bike I used swimming pool skimmer...

On another bike I used swimming pool skimmer filters. Kinda like hairnet material. Works great for a cheap and easy prefilter.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 395,794
Posted By EZman671
2008 XT250 Axel Nut Size

What size wrench is required for the two rear axel nuts?

What size are the front nuts for wheel removal.

Might pick up a 2008 and may need to take a wheel or two off to fit in my van.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-07-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By EZman671
Tracks and routes

Think of tracks as a grease paint line on a clear overlay of your map. They will always stay as written. They will not be corrupted by anything the gps can do. They will even show as a line to follow...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 177,681
Posted By EZman671
Got the files. Thanks.

Got the files.

Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,763
Views: 2,524,206
Posted By EZman671
Kick Stand

Check post # 7029 in this thread.

Adjustable kick stand.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-10-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By EZman671
You think I could get a new plate at DMV easily? ...

You think I could get a new plate at DMV easily?

OH, it just hit me that they can give me a new ###. I was thinking it would be a hassle to get a replacement with the same number.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-10-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By EZman671
Cracked Plate

Just noticed my Florida number plate has large cracks in the bolt hole area. KLX250 90% street 10% light dirt about 2000 miles. Looks like a few more miles and the lower 3/4 of the plate would be on...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-29-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,529
Posted By EZman671
Gatorade and Ice tea

I know a Gatorade bottle will last a long time holding gas. The plastic cap may be the weak link but it will go a month or more also.

How about the 1 gal Arizona Ice Tea plastic bottles? Are they...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,246
Posted By EZman671
Juggernaut

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=705760


Juggernaut
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11,763
Views: 2,524,206
Posted By EZman671
KLX250 Adjustable Kickstand

Short legs means some height adjustment. Doing OK now with the Kouba 3 links. After each adjustment I was always faced with the kickstand height thing. Used wood pads on the foot and even JB welded...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-10-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,870
Posted By EZman671
GPS 76cx

Garmin GPS76cx $150 at West Marine


Many of the low cost units are very difficult to read in bright sunlight.

The brighter the sunlight the better the GPS76 looks. It is also readable in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46,445
Views: 9,332,316
Posted By EZman671
TW200 has a similar oil flow check bolt.

TW200 has a similar oil flow check bolt.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,554
Posted By EZman671
Some Ace Hardware stores have a good selection of...

Some Ace Hardware stores have a good selection of metric bolts. Many types and grades.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-25-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,002
Posted By EZman671
The load part of this is correct. Not difficult...

The load part of this is correct. Not difficult to use the tracks.

Select tracks. Follow line on screen.

Understand tracks are just like a clear mylar sheet laid over the map with some lines on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,222
Posted By EZman671
Bsa

BSA 441

A bear to start hot or cold.

It thumped so bad I think the wheels got a little air just idling.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-13-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,363
Posted By EZman671
Track Info

How about some info on where the tracks are that go with those pictures?
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 1,180,440
Posted By EZman671
Average speed was 57.8 mph. You musta...

Average speed was 57.8 mph.


You musta peed standing up.

How do you do that into the wind?

With an average that high you must have made very few and very quick stops.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,748
Posted By EZman671
curves

Only curves around central Florida are the clover leafs at some road intersections. Only one side of my tires wear as I always go on the same one. Maybe instead of new tires I will remount them the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,868
Posted By EZman671
Acerbis Tank KLX

Been wondering why I cannot use my KLX250 OEM petcock if I go with the Acerbis tank.

Finally learned the Acerbis KLX tank uses just one fuel outlet. So how do you do on/reserve function with just...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-29-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 113,689
Posted By EZman671
New Files

Got the new files.

Hope to ride Fl to Tn this summer.



Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 1,180,440
Posted By EZman671
Sea Foam

Get some Sea Foam (Auto Part store or Walmart) and put it in the gas.

Dump some directly in the carb, slosh it around. Let sit for a day or two. Slosh some more.
Empty carb and clean it out....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,954
Posted By EZman671
Tw200

Tw200
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By EZman671
Ride-On

Ride-On cleans up easy with water. Slime does not clean up with water.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,244
Posted By EZman671
Dirt Riding Gas

Neduro of Dual Sport Riding fame says - To become a better dirt rider - "The single most important thing you can buy for your bike is GAS."

Do a search for him here and consider his DVD's.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-13-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 22,363
Posted By EZman671
Melbourne dirt

For those looking for some easy dirt very close to Melbourne/Viera this is the west end of Wickham Rd. About 4 miles of very easy dirt. The first part is about 0.5 miles long and ranges from 2 inch...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By EZman671
Not sure what GPS you are using but, if you are...

Not sure what GPS you are using but, if you are using routes the 60 and 76 series can only use 50 waypoints per route if you are using auto routeing.

Before you put in a lot of hours of work make...
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