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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2011, 02:48 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, LS. This is the place. Welcome! ...

Hey, LS.

This is the place.

Welcome!

-feet
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 10:13 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, Luke! +1 on all points. Thank you...

Hey, Luke!

+1 on all points. Thank you for providing your perspective!

You have an excellent running, straight tracking KLR, so I'm confident you'll find a buyer straight away. :deal
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 04:49 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
[QUOTE=tonymorr;15451492]Cool. I got some "Golden...

[QUOTE=tonymorr;15451492]Cool. I got some "Golden Boy's" mounted up this week. Going to try them out tomorrow. :wink:


"Golden Boys" aka Shinko 244's?

That's what I have on 'feet. Love 'em!
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 04:33 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Nightmare on Hwy 12

I really wish I'd have gotten a pic of "The Gruesome Goat". Probably coulda' sold that one to the local papers! :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 04:29 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, Tony. Sorry, no pics. I forgot my...

Hey, Tony.

Sorry, no pics. I forgot my camera and my cell phone's pics would best be described as "impressionist". :lol3

As for the comparo, no pics possible there... I mean, maybe I coulda'...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2011, 04:04 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Thumb KLR650/WR250X Highway Comparo

I had the good fortune to meet and ride with Luke308 (from the WR250R forum) today.

The ride began for me from Navajo Ranch riding down the mountain on Hwy 160 into Walsenburg, CO. I then headed...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2011, 10:20 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
+1 Liking my WR better offroad, of course. ...

+1

Liking my WR better offroad, of course. But also liking it much better than my KLR650 on street and highway, too.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2011, 04:57 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Cool. I'm saving the link hoping for a 50t...

Cool. I'm saving the link hoping for a 50t sprocket someday..
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2011, 11:26 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, Tom. I really like Prescott so it sounds...

Hey, Tom. I really like Prescott so it sounds great. Having moved from S. Texas fairly recently, the winters are "leaving me cold". Pun intended.

However, I've been rehabbing that knee I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2011, 10:05 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
Sounds better than this! ...

Sounds better than this!

http://i73.servimg.com/u/f73/16/13/59/03/winter10.jpg

Other than bitter cold, this one didn't get us too bad. Just a few inches and very little drifting. Won't even...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2011, 05:25 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
From 60 degrees to 5 degrees right now... in just...

From 60 degrees to 5 degrees right now... in just a couple of days. And the temps are headed down. We'll supposedly only get 6 or 10 inches of snow with this one. Looks like it's hammering NE..
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2011, 04:14 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Pass Creek Road & Old LaVeta Pass - some scenic pics

Scenic and a bit touristy maybe.

Over here:

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t3688-pass-creek-road-old-laveta-pass-a-few-scenic-pics#35884

Teaser:

Pass Creek Rd.:
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2011, 12:39 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Shinko 244's

skierd and flyjosh,

I'm running the Shinko 244's on my WRX. I like them a lot. :thumb I had to balance mine, but after that they were smooth even at interstate speed. They're showing good wear...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2011, 03:39 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Tom, You're welcome. I think maybe...

Tom,

You're welcome.

I think maybe it's because I can get machine repeatable near perfect clutch slip every time with the auto clutch... so if I really twist the throttle hard right from a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2011, 06:04 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Tom, I went with the original Revloc as the...

Tom, I went with the original Revloc as the dynaring had not been perfected for our bike's "short" clutch stack yet. Unknown if the newer version of the dynaring proved out or not; I haven't spoken...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2011, 03:07 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Year round in MN?? Impressive. Thanks for the...

Year round in MN?? Impressive. Thanks for the info! Good to know.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2011, 03:06 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
250 w/ power mods w/o bigbore is enough. Revloc...

250 w/ power mods w/o bigbore is enough. Revloc automatic clutch gave it all kinds of ~seemingly~ added low end grunt on top of that. I live at 7k feet, so it is a bit weak at passing above 65 mph...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 08:49 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
AIS kit

Skierd,

Here's a link. Paypal ordering buttons are at the bottom of the linked page. Looks like $20 shipped.

L

http://www.wrrdualsport.com/tech-guide/air-intake/72-aisrem
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 08:46 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Krabill sold me mine - it was the kit with the...

Krabill sold me mine - it was the kit with the plate and the cap & spring clamp for the airbox tap. :thumb I don't remember what it cost but seemed reasonable. I think there is a link over in the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 12:57 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Mobill's WRR data thread

Since I mentioned it and haven't seen it linked in awhile... here is a link to Mobill's WRR data thread. I saw some links in there to sprockets, chains, gearing.

For those unaware, Mobill's WRR...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2011, 12:33 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Just as others have said, I found that gearing...

Just as others have said, I found that gearing the bike down properly makes it feel livelier in every gear IMHO. 5th and 6th then become very useful whereas 6th is pretty much useless with stock...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2011, 06:43 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Disk guard

10cup,

I'm using a plastic rear disk protector made for the WR250F that was recommended by Krabill. It's cheap and bolts right on.

It seems to be doing a good job so far.

Larry
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2010, 04:36 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Bash3r request for pics... WRX pix

Bash3r,

Not sure if these "dirty WRX" pics will help.

L

http://i63.servimg.com/u/f63/15/73/34/48/lf_vie10.jpg


http://i63.servimg.com/u/f63/15/73/34/48/lft_si10.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2010, 10:31 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
...bought the t-shirt!...

Bash3r,

So I went there... (bought a WRR/X)... now I "bought the t-shirt"!

Seriously, thank you very much for the "Anywhere" t-shirts. Shipped super fast and very nice quality!
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2010, 01:09 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
Well that's pretty darned cool. :thumbHats off...

Well that's pretty darned cool. :thumbHats off to Rick Ramsey!

L
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 11:01 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
KG, The info is much appreciated! :thumb ...

KG,

The info is much appreciated! :thumb It makes sense. I definitely hear ya' regarding sitting more rearward sometimes. In my case, due to some "bad hinges" (arthritis).

I'll try doing...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 10:58 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
HF, Thanks for the info! LS

HF,

Thanks for the info!

LS
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 02:15 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
While it's not what I did, I almost went that...

While it's not what I did, I almost went that route because I read somewhere that Rick from Cogent Dynamics said that the front forks on the WRR/X are pretty good with just an oil change and some...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 12:57 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
That fat knobby on the front reminds me of how my...

That fat knobby on the front reminds me of how my X looks with knobbies on it. Even more so due to the big rotor. I like it! :wink:

What's that thing weigh again??

L
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2010, 12:11 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
HF, Thanks very much for the valuable input!...

HF,

Thanks very much for the valuable input! :thumb I'm keeping a link to this page of the thread in my suspension folder.

Your ratios/percentages for rear shock preload track with what...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 09:53 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
It's been pretty cool out since I installed the...

It's been pretty cool out since I installed the Go Race suspension components. So it seems likely that prior input regarding thickening of the oil could be some of the "firm" suspension impression...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 09:31 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, Venkman. HF's settings worked well for...

Hey, Venkman.

HF's settings worked well for me. 164# here. Those settings with stock forks/shock took me through some turf that was probably rougher than I should be riding given all the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2010, 08:05 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Skierd, Sell a kidney first. :lol3 ...

Skierd,

Sell a kidney first. :lol3

Seriously, I hope whatever you work out is good for ya'.

I won't forget reading your TAT adventure report, though. Epic.

-feetz'z :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2010, 10:52 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
Did the same and also added a moose(?) skidplate...

Did the same and also added a moose(?) skidplate foam stuffed up between the frame tubes. I don't notice any added noise at all.

With all that garbage clamped in there, I'm not removing the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 06:32 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
"bought the t-shirt"

T-shirts ordered. Thanks bash3r!

feetz
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2010, 05:59 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
"Anywhere"

I did just over 100 miles of mostly superslab (I-25) and hwy 181 today. Went to Colorado City, Rye, other places. Jefe's Mexican Restaurant in Colo City for late lunch.

I've done some offroad,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2010, 11:19 AM
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Posted By BigFeet
Ethan, Thanks very much for the excellent...

Ethan,

Thanks very much for the excellent input. Makes sense to me.

I've been doing muscle strengthening exercises aimed at living with torn ACL. Will see what the doc says in a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 03:55 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Knee braces; CTi vs Asterisk

Here is one review comparing the two. Sounds like either is very good; contrary to the linked article, it appears the CTi is now available without prescription. But prescription availability may...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 02:55 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Knee Braces

NeilW and Trizzo,

Thanks for the input.

I think due to my history of some very serious leg injuries (broken femur, bone overlap, traction, pin, total no damned good artificial left hip, etc), a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2010, 02:49 PM
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Posted By BigFeet
Hey, Tony. Thanks! :thumb Nice picture of...

Hey, Tony.

Thanks! :thumb Nice picture of your well modified WRR there, too! It's doin' a good X likeness with the fat tires. Distanzias?

I'll bet the bigbore setup is fun!

Larry
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