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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By SRG
2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike? We...

2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike?

We don't get the newer ones here - last available in '86 or so.

Mine is a '75 CT90. I had the wheels off not too long ago and I don't remember any wave...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 750
Posted By SRG
Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls...

Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls that you can buy by the foot. I have cut out various graphics/designs and stuck them on dirt bike plastics. They have held up well. I have not tried to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By SRG
Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450...

Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450 (w/ dualsport kit) w/ Florida title and tags. Had an '04 450EXC w/ no title - paid a fee for a new one, got tags, got the lights working (had a mini air...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By SRG
3 of those bike are already street legal/have...

3 of those bike are already street legal/have tags and title and would be no problem to register for the new owner here. Don't know why Oregon would be different.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By SRG
Once again - piece of cake. ...

Once again - piece of cake.

http://harrisonburg.craigslist.org/mcy/4785654978.html

http://westmd.craigslist.org/mcy/4763322254.html

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4773908517.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
Still missing the point. I did mention the WRR in...

Still missing the point. I did mention the WRR in the last post, or was that a bad thing?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
It was only an example. The car is soon to be 14...

It was only an example. The car is soon to be 14 years old and cost way less than a new Honda Civic when I bought it. The used Berg was less than a new WRR. I'm happy w/ the choices, ya'll sound a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
I absolutely do not have to ride my plated enduro...

I absolutely do not have to ride my plated enduro bike (Husaberg FX450) at race speeds to appreciate/enjoy/use it's excellent suspension, handling, brakes, power, light weight or any other of it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC is an...

PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC is an ex-Berg dealer, WP/Berg suspension specialist and all around nice guys. If you were to call them I bet they would be happy to listen and make some set up...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By SRG
Doubt it? Piece of cake: ...

Doubt it?

Piece of cake:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031390

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028624

Either one is easily twice the bike that the DRZ is.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,699
Posted By SRG
KTM 640 Adv. or E. Husky 610/630. Any...

KTM 640 Adv. or E.

Husky 610/630.

Any RFS engined dirt bike that has or can be plated. Don't forget Betas as well as the KTMs.

Husaberg 70*

The last 2 suggestions (plated dirt bikes)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By SRG
Hey BB - I assume you are talking about my old...

Hey BB - I assume you are talking about my old bike. How's the old girl doing?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
The switch on my '10 FX450 is behind the...

The switch on my '10 FX450 is behind the headlight mask on the left side. It's just hanging by its wires, not attached to anything. It's about the size as the end of your thumb, black, rubber covered...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 817
Posted By SRG
I had an '02 for 3-4 years. Also had an '02 Adv....

I had an '02 for 3-4 years. Also had an '02 Adv. at the same time. Really liked them both and agree w/ the comments you have gotten so far. I used a 17T front sprocket on both (dualsoprt use). That...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
I can't imagine that tire being any good on...

I can't imagine that tire being any good on pavement.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,475
Posted By SRG
Check for fuel pump update/replacement. Ask...

Check for fuel pump update/replacement.

Ask what, if anything, has been done to mitigate exhaust heat/boiling fuel issues. Aftermarket pipes help as does header wrap or coatings, under tank...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,049
Posted By SRG
70* Bergs are wonderful bikes. ...

70* Bergs are wonderful bikes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5NbVpoUqrI
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,821
Posted By SRG
SS - that's why I said "at the same speed" - so...

SS - that's why I said "at the same speed" - so the lateral force component will be the same on a tire regardless of it's angle.

I once had a KTM 640E that came to me w/ a set of 17" supermoto...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,821
Posted By SRG
More bike/tire lean is not equal to less...

More bike/tire lean is not equal to less traction. Some tires traction improves as they are "tipped in". The grip of any decent tire, even dualsport tires, will allow pretty extreme angles. At the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,821
Posted By SRG
I think I know how this is going to go -...

I think I know how this is going to go - allot/most/all of the responders will tell you all about how great/correct/fun "kissing the mirror"/hanging off is.

There is a counterpoint - on a lighter...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
Laugh Must have touched a nerve w/ the weight Q. I only...

Must have touched a nerve w/ the weight Q. I only asked because I was curious about what it really was, not what some hope/think it is.

For the record, I don't believe for a second that anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
Thanks AX. Curiosity satisfied. Anyone wanna...

Thanks AX. Curiosity satisfied.

Anyone wanna guess what my 250 weighs? Hints : It's an Italian 2 stroke, water cooled, wide ratio 6 speed, has lights and a handlebar bag (holds 1 beer).
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
All the numbers and stats, stories and exploits -...

All the numbers and stats, stories and exploits - except no WRR owner can be bothered to actually weigh their bike? Why?
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By SRG
There are heated grip overwraps available. You...

There are heated grip overwraps available. You could wrap them around anything they will fit over. You have to plug them into the bike somewhere.

Like these :...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By SRG
Nice job. Good explanation and pics. This should...

Nice job. Good explanation and pics. This should be added to the LC4 sticky pages.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
Kyns - weigh your bike for god's sake. One...

Kyns - weigh your bike for god's sake. One bathroom scale and 10 minutes. How hard can it be?

For reference - 2010 Husaberg FX450 w/ full D/S kit, gas, tool roll and a pound or 2 of other stuff =...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
M - if you are asking if I know the histsroy of...

M - if you are asking if I know the histsroy of the PG Powersports FE450, I do not. It came up in conversation when I was there several weeks ago.

I do know that my FX450 (which is a wonderful...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35,662
Views: 9,025,260
Posted By SRG
Stu has a point. That's crazy fast for a public...

Stu has a point. That's crazy fast for a public road. Don't think it's officially closed. No marshals, safety crew or medics. IOM is dangerous as hell and they have all those things. Folks get killed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,943
Views: 97,664
Posted By SRG
Nice job on the miss Ted. I ride and drive...

Nice job on the miss Ted.

I ride and drive that road often, sometimes at a fair clip. I'm glad it wasn't me rounding that bend in the Pcar. There's enough "natural" obstacles out there w/o some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By SRG
Not in Afton, but less than 30min away between...

Not in Afton, but less than 30min away between Earlysville and Free Union:

http://www.va-guesthouses.com/cottages.php?accommodation=Seven+Gables+Log+Cabin

Owned buy my sister. ADV discount. PM...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
M - PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC has,...

M - PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC has, or soon will have, an FE450. Not currently street legal, but w/ a Sicass kit, it could be. PG is a good source for Berg parts and service too.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,699
Views: 373,336
Posted By SRG
"I get being "nice" but when you're in the way,...

"I get being "nice" but when you're in the way, you're not "nice", you're annoying."

Let that slip right out, didn't you? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By SRG
I had an '02 640Adv and an '02 640E. Loved them...

I had an '02 640Adv and an '02 640E. Loved them both. The Adv. was built for trips like yours. Vibes can be an issue, some of them shake worse than others. You have to ride it to see. As soon as the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13,059
Views: 673,827
Posted By SRG
Saved the screen shot? That's double naught spy...

Saved the screen shot? That's double naught spy stuff right there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By SRG
I'm not personally interested in them. The map...

I'm not personally interested in them. The map key says ATV trail. This implies more than 2 wheels on a trail that looks tough an a trials bike. Begs the question. That is all.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By SRG
If there's a trail in those pics, you do need a...

If there's a trail in those pics, you do need a trials bike and I'd still take a 5.

How does anyone drive/ride a 4 wheeler up that?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
All those design standards and pieces are top...

All those design standards and pieces are top level/quality - why would you not use them? All sorts of cars and bikes use Brembo brakes - why not?, they are generally excellent.

The fact that I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
70* Bergs are not Y/B KTM's at all. Unique motor,...

70* Bergs are not Y/B KTM's at all. Unique motor, unique frame, unique subframe, tank, and plastics. To which many suppliers commonly used parts are attached most of which are used on KTM's too. Most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,699
Views: 373,336
Posted By SRG
There are plenty of circumstances around here...

There are plenty of circumstances around here that require crossing the DY. Parked cars/trucks/equipment, odd places where striping starts or stops, walkers, cyclists, runners, recycling bins and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,017
Views: 886,120
Posted By SRG
Those are some super pics. How much does the...

Those are some super pics.

How much does the weight of the chainsaw effect you?

Looks like a great place for a trials bike.
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