ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 62
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Lobo50
Forum: Trials 05-12-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By Lobo50
1975 all over again

I picked up this beauty today. Came from the original owner. 1975 TL 125 complete with title. Some days I feel lucky. Starts on first kick and purrrrssss.
Lobo50
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By Lobo50
If you really want to have fun on small playbike...

If you really want to have fun on small playbike try a YZ85. They are about the same size as the 125 to 150 4 strokes. BUT the engine is no comparison. The YZ just flat out hauls. My grown son...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,662,489
Posted By Lobo50
Jets are easy to find. I got mine at a local...

Jets are easy to find. I got mine at a local Yamaha/Suzuki dealership. They had a box with any size Keihn jet I needed.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Lobo50
I googled a Suzuki Bearcat because I had no idea...

I googled a Suzuki Bearcat because I had no idea what the bike was. After seeing a picture and seeing one on Youtube I remembered that my dad had one in the late 60's. He drove it for a while before...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Lobo50
Go check out some used bikes and ride them....

Go check out some used bikes and ride them. Picking out a bike is a personal preference deal. Only you can choose the bike that is right for you. I have owned an XR650R and currently ride a XR650L. I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By Lobo50
Next bike in adds. TW 200 Yamaha like new. Called...

Next bike in adds. TW 200 Yamaha like new. Called and asked all the usual questions. I got to the guys house and bike didn't look anywhere as clean as photos. The guy had used the photos from...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By Lobo50
I spent my Sat. looking at junk also. On our...

I spent my Sat. looking at junk also. On our local internet adds a guy had a 76 Yamaha TY 250. Had a bunch of photos and description that said the bike was pretty well mint. Called him and he told...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,662,489
Posted By Lobo50
Bigman thanks for the information. Lobo

Bigman thanks for the information. Lobo
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,662,489
Posted By Lobo50
Can anyone tell me how tall of handlebar can be...

Can anyone tell me how tall of handlebar can be used on the XR 650L without having to use longer cables? I know its probably been covered but I really don't want to go through 1300+ pages to find out.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 73,856
Views: 7,662,489
Posted By Lobo50
Northern Dog where did you get your headlights...

Northern Dog where did you get your headlights and the smoked piece above them? Looks nice.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,306
Posted By Lobo50
My friends have a couple of Chinese bikes....

My friends have a couple of Chinese bikes. Nothing but problems. Quality is well there is no quality. I would buy a 20 year old Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha, Suzuki for the same price and have a much...
Forum: Trials 06-13-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,470
Posted By Lobo50
The DR650 made it up all right. How was it going...

The DR650 made it up all right. How was it going back down that hill? Looks pretty slick.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 35,085
Posted By Lobo50
Can one of you Utah guys tell me what is needed...

Can one of you Utah guys tell me what is needed to get a XR650R legal for the street? Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By Lobo50
Well it snowed on the mountain tops here in...

Well it snowed on the mountain tops here in Northern Utah last week and by the end of this week it is supposed to hit 85. So anything is possible.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,392
Posted By Lobo50
I guess I don't really understand why any bashing...

I guess I don't really understand why any bashing has to go on. I have a Harley, a XR 650R,Trials bike, 2 Kawasaki 4 wheelers, 2 other Honda bikes. All are great bikes. Just because someone owns a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,194
Posted By Lobo50
milwaukeemadass, depends on what you want the...

milwaukeemadass, depends on what you want the bike to do. If you just want to cruise around at an easy pace and enjoy yourself a 250 would be fine. If you want to to go for longer rides on pavement...
Forum: Trials 03-01-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By Lobo50
Sweet. At least that gives you a little room for...

Sweet. At least that gives you a little room for impovement!
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,729
Posted By Lobo50
It won't matter if your bike can do 40 or 150 mph...

It won't matter if your bike can do 40 or 150 mph some jackass in a car or truck and probably texting will ride your ass within a few feet. Pick whatever bike you like and take your chances.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,994
Posted By Lobo50
Now that was funny.

Now that was funny.
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,356
Posted By Lobo50
OUCH !!!

OUCH !!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,720
Posted By Lobo50
Trust me, better to have the power and not use it...

Trust me, better to have the power and not use it than be stuck with a dog of a bike.

Has anyone ever ridden up to the bottom of a steep hill and said " Gosh I could go over that hill if I had...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2010, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Lobo50
AKASY I have to agree 100%. I have the XR650r and...

AKASY I have to agree 100%. I have the XR650r and it is a real off road machine with gravel roads, fireroads, deserts being its forte. No blinkers,fairing,windshield,saddle bags,etc. If I want all...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,861
Posted By Lobo50
Haul any bike you want in a shortbed truck. I...

Haul any bike you want in a shortbed truck. I have hauled my Harley bagger (800lbs) several times on trips. I have a Dodge Dakota short bed 4 wheel drive. I have hauled my XR 650 r as well as a 650...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Lobo50
Your replies are much appreciated. Good...

Your replies are much appreciated. Good information.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Lobo50
I am older and just sold my Yamaha TT 500 that...

I am older and just sold my Yamaha TT 500 that had lots of work done to it. It had a Weisco 540 kit, cam, pipe and large carb. It was fast in a straight line but with 70's suspension it was more than...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Lobo50
Crit Rat I see you also have another bike I have...

Crit Rat I see you also have another bike I have considered which is the CR 250. Just out of curiosity is the CR as quick as the XR?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By Lobo50
What if ?

I have been looking at older Honda's and have found 3 very clean bikes. 97 XR 600r, 89 XR 600r , and the newer 2002 XR 650r. All are nice bikes that have been taken care. If you could have one which...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,057
Posted By Lobo50
Unbreakable doesn't exist. Kind of like...

Unbreakable doesn't exist. Kind of like unsinkable as in Titanic.
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By Lobo50
$1200 seems like a lot for a 71 DT 250. If it has...

$1200 seems like a lot for a 71 DT 250. If it has been restored and ready to ride maybe. If it needs parts it will be expensive and difficult to find. Believe me I know from experience.:cry
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 384,601
Posted By Lobo50
I ride a Harley and love the bike like no other....

I ride a Harley and love the bike like no other. I have 9 Japanese bikes. When I ride them I love them like no other. I wave at everyone that waves to me. I could care less what your riding. The only...
Forum: Trials 10-24-2009, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,498
Posted By Lobo50
This is a youtube video of a Fraser Honda. ...

This is a youtube video of a Fraser Honda.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3rTiO35hdI
Forum: Trials 10-22-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By Lobo50
How big is that AJS? That engine looks to weigh...

How big is that AJS? That engine looks to weigh more than an entire modern trials bike.
Forum: Trials 10-17-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,429
Posted By Lobo50
Brewtus thanks for the reply. A fun bike to ride....

Brewtus thanks for the reply. A fun bike to ride. It is kind of like riding a mix of a Xl 250 and a TL 250. A very flat torque curve and the close ratio 6 speed make it a great trail bike. But like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,782
Posted By Lobo50
I was a kid when the IT490 came out. A friend had...

I was a kid when the IT490 came out. A friend had one. I climbed off of my little SL 125 onto the IT490. White knuckle experience but left me with a big grin. It seemed the front end on that Yamaha...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By Lobo50
I hear ya Big T. My 3 year old money pit Harley...

I hear ya Big T. My 3 year old money pit Harley sits in the back of the garage with hardly any miles on while I ride the hell out of my old vintage thumpers and 2 strokes. If they get a little dirty...
Forum: Trials 10-09-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,429
Posted By Lobo50
Motu are you thinking of the S model or the R...

Motu are you thinking of the S model or the R model. The TLR reflex 200 has the steel frame and has the XR based engine. This is a photo of the TLR 250r. It has a 6 speed trans along with 2 gas...
Forum: Trials 10-09-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,429
Posted By Lobo50
Honda TLR 250R ?

I bought a 1987 Honda TLR250R and am picking it up this Sat. Does anyone have any information on this bike. I know it was very rare in the U.S. This bike was imported from Japan to Peru to Arizona...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,247
Posted By Lobo50
There is a 74 XL 350 posted locally with 7000+...

There is a 74 XL 350 posted locally with 7000+ miles on it. From the pictures in the add in looks to be in good condition. He is asking $600 and is has been for sale for several weeks. Also a 78 XL...
Forum: Trials 10-03-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,965
Posted By Lobo50
B&J racing is where the majority of the parts...

B&J racing is where the majority of the parts came from to build my 75 KT in the above post. The Domino throttle is great. These also carry a sprocket set for a good price for the KT. Still is seems...
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,595
Posted By Lobo50
That seems like a fair price if the bike is clean...

That seems like a fair price if the bike is clean and runs good. And yes it will pull you around town just fine at those speeds. And you will look like a big guy having fun on a small bike. I am...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 62

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 02:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014