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Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By wizz
Sorry, but the klx and wrr are not dirtbikes....

Sorry, but the klx and wrr are not dirtbikes. They are dual sports more comfortable on dirt roads and back roads than trails. I would wager for a first bike for someone that wants to commute and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By wizz
wr250r/klx250/crf250l if dual sport is what your...

wr250r/klx250/crf250l if dual sport is what your after.

cbr250r or new cbr250f for commuter/road bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
How does that mt43 do on the pavement? Do you...

How does that mt43 do on the pavement? Do you carry co2 to deflate and inflate as necessary, and what pressures are you running?
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
If he lived in arcata, close to good bud he would...

If he lived in arcata, close to good bud he would have much more credibility. More likely hes sotting in a sauna bleeding for fun, and all that sweating snd loss of blood does funny things to his...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
When did kyns ever have credibility? Just an...

When did kyns ever have credibility? Just an FYI, yhis exact same dialog happened in the first 100 pages, nobody believes anybody in this thread.
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Thats certainly not what a wrr/ktm 500exc said....

Thats certainly not what a wrr/ktm 500exc said. The wrr is extremely capable and smoother on the pavement, but not even same ballpark in the dirt. In THE REAL WORLD theres a good bot of difference.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By wizz
Good advice right there. The wrr is immensely...

Good advice right there. The wrr is immensely capable despite its low power, can be found used, and then sold in a year for what you paid for them. I started with a cheap xr650r, figured out I wanted...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
Probably not, but I rarely if ever put 2 feet on...

Probably not, but I rarely if ever put 2 feet on the ground. Just get used to standing on one foot with the bike balanced under a cheek or your leg, whichever is still touching the seat. I ride with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
If Im not mistaken, in the quoted post he never...

If Im not mistaken, in the quoted post he never says "jap bikes" generally, but rather wrr specifically. If you havent seen an exc loaded with 40lbs of gear, which can be accomplished via a Harcus...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
25hp on the track? Where do I sign up?!...

25hp on the track? Where do I sign up?! Beautifull country you have up yonder, btw.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
If you keep a pouch full of sparkly unicorn fart...

If you keep a pouch full of sparkly unicorn fart dust stolen from a wrr, sprinkle it over the exc the next time winds ate blowin you around. It magically adds 50 lbs but can still perform on st like...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
My vfr was way more susceptible to crosswinds...

My vfr was way more susceptible to crosswinds than either my xrr or my exc.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Its hard not to. :lol3

Its hard not to. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
You say "they" as if you are not one of "them",...

You say "they" as if you are not one of "them", although the action from the last few pages would tell another story.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 17,899
Posted By wizz
I guess you havent been to my neck of the woods...

I guess you havent been to my neck of the woods then, cause you would see one. In the woods, in town, on the twisties. You know, anywhere a motorcycle will go.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
I bought the 350 as a relative noob and it has...

I bought the 350 as a relative noob and it has really smooth tractable power, and the suspension rocks. Always feel planted. Night and day compared to my xr650r. If the ktm does it for you then the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,999
Posted By wizz
The answer to 1) is yes, they would have been...

The answer to 1) is yes, they would have been better off with lighter bikes. But LWR is basically a bmw gs commercial. I quote this alot, its well worth the read: sibersky extreme adventure bike...
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 18,041
Posted By wizz
Same here- semi modern: FI, switcable abs, no...

Same here- semi modern: FI, switcable abs, no TCand such. I guess that would probably be the 690, but thats no beast.
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
The only ktms that sell here come with a plate,...

The only ktms that sell here come with a plate, and we dont have a street dealer here. So that leaves 2 models. Want ascreaming deal on a ktm with no plate? Come to eureka.
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
I have the same ones and like em as well. Not...

I have the same ones and like em as well. Not drastic, just enough.
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Those pantys cant be comfortable all bunched up...

Those pantys cant be comfortable all bunched up like that. Maybe try keeping your posts to a paragraph and you'll look less like a screaming monkey jumping up and down. On adv bike selection part 3,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Theres actually 3 parts to his article, reckon...

Theres actually 3 parts to his article, reckon you stopped at whatever info you deemed pertinent and skipped the rest. Read the whole thing and you might look like less of a trolling idiot.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Yep, they are so riddled with problems that this...

Yep, they are so riddled with problems that this guy ( http://www.sibirskyextreme.com/2013/08/bike-selection-101/ ) recommends them for some of the most remote riding on the planet, he must be...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
Living the dream. Hows the heat?

Living the dream. Hows the heat?
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By wizz
Kenda parker dt

Anyone have a source for these? Cant seem to find them.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By wizz
The t63s perform great on asphalt, ive had no...

The t63s perform great on asphalt, ive had no problems with the rear off road but I think something more aggressive on the front is in order. Ive had it wash out too many times.
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
True, I rode a 50cc pedal start vespa for a...

True, I rode a 50cc pedal start vespa for a couple years cause it was all i could afford and it got me out on the road (at 30mph tops). But if I have a choice.....
Ill take a Merry Edwards Pinot...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
I dont what want more road oriented manners, the...

I dont what want more road oriented manners, the exc's perform quite well on the road, but an engine with longer intervals would be nice. If ktm had a exc 350/500 kitted with an engine with intervals...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Hey, quit referring to me in parenthesis!

Hey, quit referring to me in parenthesis!
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Which brings us back to the wrr, full circle.

Which brings us back to the wrr, full circle.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
I dont question your assesment youve based on...

I dont question your assesment youve based on your experience, but if youre going to call a bike turd why would you want it for anything?
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
So calling it a turd in the first sentence of a...

So calling it a turd in the first sentence of a thread you start, whoch ends with the wrr unable to function, is somehow calling it an amazing machine? At least be consistent.
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 358,634
Posted By wizz
Or a pedal start 50cc vespa that, for some...

Or a pedal start 50cc vespa that, for some reason, has become all the rage to find and restore.
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 302,503
Posted By wizz
Somber: you hit the nail on the head with smooth...

Somber: you hit the nail on the head with smooth power, great suspension and traction. I too am a fairly inexperienced rider that started in my 30s and think this bike is way easier to ride than my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By wizz
I went from the xr650r to the 350exc and think...

I went from the xr650r to the 350exc and think its a better all around bike than my xr was. The 500 will give you the low end your xr has so I would say yes, it will nicely fill both roles better...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 242,152
Posted By wizz
Puke How are the vibes on the 2014? Looking for a new...

How are the vibes on the 2014? Looking for a new companion for the 350.
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By wizz
I've been really impressed with the Michelin T63....

I've been really impressed with the Michelin T63. Good street manners and have performed well off road, including steep, rutted rocky trails at the ohv park. Deep gravel, sand and mud they lack, but...
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,432
Posted By wizz
Yes it is, i dont have pages of trolling...

Yes it is, i dont have pages of trolling gibberish to contribute as it appears you do. (Just a few sentences).
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,432
Posted By wizz
Lighten up, alice.

Lighten up, alice.
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 287,432
Posted By wizz
Obviously, or maybe not, it was tongue and cheek....

Obviously, or maybe not, it was tongue and cheek. But, if you want to stay in class, the stelvio must be the most reliable least maintenance of all the adv bikes as its 25 lbs heavier than the s10....
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