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Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By LumberingJack
I have one - A 2013 PR4 200 and so far I'm really...

I have one - A 2013 PR4 200 and so far I'm really liking it.

I bought it to use as a bit of an all rounder (odd enduro, bit of light travelling and an ocasional commute), and to reduce the amount...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,645
Posted By LumberingJack
Nearly, but not quite. He has a 1986 GS but with...

Nearly, but not quite. He has a 1986 GS but with a bigger tank fitted. We didn't seem to get the USD forks on the GS's til quite late over here, though there's an odd 87/88 floating around with them....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,645
Posted By LumberingJack
Nice looking pair. I could take a photo similar...

Nice looking pair. I could take a photo similar to that one, I still have a 1990 250 (well two if you count the one in bits) and a mate of mine has a 250 GS similar to that too, though maybe a little...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
120/90 18 definitely fits as that's what's is on...

120/90 18 definitely fits as that's what's is on my 125 (but has 200 alu swingarm). IT does mean running the wheel about half way back in the slots but that might be due to tread depth on my tyre as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,645
Posted By LumberingJack
Thanks - really pleased with it so far. Yep,...

Thanks - really pleased with it so far. Yep, it's all road legal - I just need to swap the insurance over off my DR and can go ride.

I'm entered in an Vinduro H&H on the 27th and was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,645
Posted By LumberingJack
Lets see if this works. After wanting one...

Lets see if this works.

After wanting one for around 15 years, I've finally got one - a 1982 XR 200R.

Picked it up a couple of days ago and all being well it's going into it's first Vinduro in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Checked the carb diaphram today and it appears to...

Checked the carb diaphram today and it appears to be fine.

Fuel is coming out of the tank fine too.

Someone has suggested that maybe a valve spring might have cracked or suddenly weakened...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Thanks folks. That's a very good...

Thanks folks.



That's a very good point - I think we had it out when we first stripped the carb but didn't really have a good look over it and haven't looked since. The bike the engine...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Morning all, Still having fun with my 200...

Morning all,

Still having fun with my 200 and it's high RPM surging. It's a 2000 DR125se but fitted with a 1994 DR200se Djebel (japanese market) motor.

It was running fine until I hit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,124
Posted By LumberingJack
Loving the pics fellas. I still haven't...

Loving the pics fellas.

I still haven't sussed posting pics yet, but I have a 1988/89 DR 125, a 1990 KTM 250 SX and a 1990 KTM 250 EXC.

The EXC is still in bits, but the SX and DR both get...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Works for me too :thumbup

Works for me too :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Maybe, but the 125/200 geometry makes it a very...

Maybe, but the 125/200 geometry makes it a very nimble bike - IMO a lot easier to ride fast through the tight bits than a full size bike.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
As far as I know, the SE's are all electric start...

As far as I know, the SE's are all electric start (well they are in Europe anyway).
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I'm hoping one of you guys might be able to...

I'm hoping one of you guys might be able to assist - I've just managed to pick up an original DR 125/200 plastic fuel tank to fit to my race 125 but as every DR I've seen over here (the UK) is a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Can half agree, but that's all saying you are in...

Can half agree, but that's all saying you are in a position (or can get into a position) to actually bump it off. Stuck in the middle of a bog or similar, it would be nice to give it a good kick if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,004
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Posted By LumberingJack
Agreed - took the old DR 125 to a local enduro...

Agreed - took the old DR 125 to a local enduro yesterday in the vintage class. Only got one lap in but so did a good number of guys on "proper" modern bikes.

Vid only shows a snapshot and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Finally managed to suss a way of putting some...

Finally managed to suss a way of putting some photos in:

The yellow one is a 1988 DR 125 - it's a bit of a budget racer that's slowly getting out of hand. Bought it as a junker but decided it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9,004
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Posted By LumberingJack
I've seen one with an USD YZ 125 front end made...

I've seen one with an USD YZ 125 front end made to fit, it actually didn't look too bad.

My worry with lifting the front too much would be that it would throw all the geometry out if the rear...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 73,645
Posted By LumberingJack
Loving the old bikes, keep 'em coming. Have...

Loving the old bikes, keep 'em coming.

Have had a bit of a selection of older stuff (81 CR80, 86 CR125, twinshock CZ380) but currently have a 1988 DR125 and a 1990 KTM 250SX that's slowly...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Yes, mine does from time to time and I've yet to...

Yes, mine does from time to time and I've yet to completely trace it though it does point to clutch switch on mine (though bypassing it didn't cure it sometimes????).

What I have found with mine,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Thanks, pretty sure it's engine speed rather than...

Thanks, pretty sure it's engine speed rather than throttle position (though I could be proved wrong yet). I did wonder if it might have been needle related but have always in the past been able to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I've got a problem with my 200 that's starting to...

I've got a problem with my 200 that's starting to baffle me a bit now.

A few weeks ago we were taking part in a local big bike rally which consisted of mainly fireroads and open moorland going...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-21-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By LumberingJack
Looks like it was a good few days. Really wanted...

Looks like it was a good few days. Really wanted to get up there at the weekend but it just didn't happen :cry
Forum: Alaska 07-27-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By LumberingJack
Thanks guys, We did half wonder about...

Thanks guys,

We did half wonder about heading to Eagle River for the first night but it sounds like it could be fairly busy. Only need to sort something for the first night to start with as...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By LumberingJack
Thanks for the replies, sounds like it shouldn't...

Thanks for the replies, sounds like it shouldn't be too bad to get hold of then. :thumbup

Not too fussed about having a bigger cartridge as we'll be camping out of the car so have plenty of...
Forum: Alaska 07-24-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,202
Posted By LumberingJack
Jetboil type cartridge availability

Hi guys,

We're flying out to Anchorage in 6 days time and something dawned on me - am I being a bit presumptious in thinking I'll be able to get cartridges for my Jetboil fairly easily?

Made...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Did the Ryedale Rally this weekend, a round of...

Did the Ryedale Rally this weekend, a round of the All Terrain Rally Challenge championship, but just happens to be less than 30 minute drive from my house so me and a workmate entred, me on the DR...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
It should do.

It should do.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Might have to have a bit more of a look into it,...

Might have to have a bit more of a look into it, was going to rebuild that motor but I've been saying that for over 6 months now and it's still sat there.



I agree, I'm currently running...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I'm slowly making my way through the thread from...

I'm slowly making my way through the thread from the beginning, so sorry if someone's already covered this. Something i've picked up on being mentioned about the DR 200 is it#s lack of 6th gear. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I'd not worry too much, I'm 31 and I only go...

I'd not worry too much, I'm 31 and I only go steady on the road too :ricky
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I reckon an RM80 mudguard probably won't be a bad...

I reckon an RM80 mudguard probably won't be a bad fit at all. I've bodged a set of RM80 side panels on to my DR125 and they look about right.

I can't post any photos though of either of my DR's...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Had a quick look and it looks like trail riding's...

Had a quick look and it looks like trail riding's pretty much a none starter in Scotland, but there seems to be a few Enduros, this site seems to have a fair bit on it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Scotland and Offroading don't seem to want to go...

Scotland and Offroading don't seem to want to go together very well unfortunately, but I'm sure there must be some events go on up there. Which part of Scotland are you likely to be thinking if you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Serves me right for speaking without thinking hey...

Serves me right for speaking without thinking hey :wink:

I do find that hard to believe though. A DR200SE I can lift off the floor comfortably, an XR4 less easily.

Maybe the US spec DR 200...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I can see where you're coming from, but I think...

I can see where you're coming from, but I think it would work really well for the right sort of riding. The other thing is an XR400 is a heavy bike - a DR200 engined MX bike will still weigh less...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
Yes, but it's snug. There's plenty of room...

Yes, but it's snug.

There's plenty of room width wise but I had to pull the wheel fairly well back in the swingarm.

That was with a proper enduro tyre, maybe a trail tyre with lower knobbles...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I don't know abut the legalities, but that's a...

I don't know abut the legalities, but that's a conversion I really want to do at some point. I very nearly started doing it recently but using my 1990 KTM 250 chassis - I don't think it would take...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I can't say for sure whether that particular tire...

I can't say for sure whether that particular tire as a 120 will fit, but I'm currently running a typical FIM pattern 120 enduro tire on the back of one of mine and it fits, just. Side clearance is...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9,004
Views: 1,279,285
Posted By LumberingJack
I think I saw it on another forum, but pretty...

I think I saw it on another forum, but pretty much you take a holesaw to the tail end of it, a little bigger than the outlet and then that piece and few inches of baffle should pull out. The part...
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