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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,395
Posted By Ferdinand
Talking reliablility, how many miles you guys got...

Talking reliablility, how many miles you guys got on these bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,395
Posted By Ferdinand
Yes picture please

Yes picture please
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,395
Posted By Ferdinand
Dirtbagz makes a nice setup but I don't thing...

Dirtbagz makes a nice setup but I don't thing they make brackets anymore for the 250
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 44,395
Posted By Ferdinand
Are you saying the xr250l 4.2 clark will fit a...

Are you saying the xr250l 4.2 clark will fit a xr650l or a 4.0 gallon clark for xr650l will fit the xr250l I'm confused.:hmmmmm
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8,746
Views: 1,197,101
Posted By Ferdinand
Has anyone ridden a crf230l? I've owned them in...

Has anyone ridden a crf230l? I've owned them in the past and would like to get another for short commute to work. However I've seen some dr200 for sale and wonder how they compare. I really like the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,192,240
Posted By Ferdinand
I had the same problem I ended up taking the bike...

I had the same problem I ended up taking the bike for a ride getting it warmed up coming back and tapping it with a screwdriver and hammer to break it loose, of course this was after I stripped it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,192,240
Posted By Ferdinand
Thats the setup I was thinking about getting.

Thats the setup I was thinking about getting.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,192,240
Posted By Ferdinand
Can we see a pic of the seat concepts cover in...

Can we see a pic of the seat concepts cover in blue, I just got mine in black I didn't know you could get blue or I might have got blue instead.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,561
Posted By Ferdinand
65-70+ mpg regularly street and dirt road riding....

65-70+ mpg regularly street and dirt road riding. DR350. Cruise 60+mph without workin too hard.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10,086
Views: 1,801,075
Posted By Ferdinand
2 up riding on the 250L

Has anyone done much two up riding with the 250L yet? My wife and I do it often on a 230L so I'm sure the 250 would be improvement. We don't mind the 230 we don't go much over 55 and stay mostly on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,192,240
Posted By Ferdinand
Dirtbagz and passenger pegs

Can you run passenger pegs with dirtbagz brackets on a dr350 I believe I was told you can't but wanted to know if anyone has found a way I don't have the bike yet or the brackets I was just wondering...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 75,812
Posted By Ferdinand
2up on the 230l

I had the 230l out with the girlfriend on the back yesterday for about 20 miles of backroads. The bike did surprisingly well. It still rolled 55-60mph with little effort just to see what it could do....
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 75,812
Posted By Ferdinand
Thanks I was looking at around 280 for two +...

Thanks I was looking at around 280 for two + weight of gear so might not be too bad for short jaunts I've got a heavily modded seat widened and gel inserts too so that always helps with the rears
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 75,812
Posted By Ferdinand
Anyone do any easy backroad/trailrides with a...

Anyone do any easy backroad/trailrides with a passenger on back just wondering how bad it would be on a 230l. Don't plan on go fast or being in a hurry.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 750,607
Posted By Ferdinand
Sherpa reliability, my cousin has 21000+ miles on...

Sherpa reliability, my cousin has 21000+ miles on his just oil changes still on original chain and rear sprocket. He does baby it, not much offroad except some dirt roads and easy trails, but still...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 75,812
Posted By Ferdinand
Not that there is much difference, but I have...

Not that there is much difference, but I have ridden both the xt225 and the crf230l. And I like the 230l better it feels smoother (clutch, shifting, etc) and a bit more refined on the street. Also...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 35,810
Posted By Ferdinand
I can get about 170+ miles out of a tank and...

I can get about 170+ miles out of a tank and carry about 50 oz more which gives me about 200+ mile range. Not terrible, but not great. TCI makes custom rack/holder for 1.5 gallon can. I'd prefer a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-07-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By Ferdinand
The backroads of these backroads is where the...

The backroads of these backroads is where the real fun begins.:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 82,968
Posted By Ferdinand
Anybody know any other cheap places nearby?? Like...

Anybody know any other cheap places nearby?? Like 50 bucks or less
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,155,650
Posted By Ferdinand
I keep the 230L between 55-60 on highway. It has...

I keep the 230L between 55-60 on highway. It has some left and will go 65 without much trouble and sometimes 70 if you are on a flat and the wind is blowing with you.:lol3, It's fine for what I ride...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,214
Views: 82,968
Posted By Ferdinand
Cheap and simple places to stay near Bald Eagle

Guys any cheap simple places to lodge near Bald Eagle State Forest? I usually stay up at the Germania store and lodge in Potter County (nice folks, simple and very reasonable for an overnight stay),...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,155,650
Posted By Ferdinand
Sorry man no pics, was my biggest trip as a...

Sorry man no pics, was my biggest trip as a minimalist yet. I joined the ranks this summer when I sold all my bigger (xr) bikes except the 230L and as luck would have it I found another 230L about a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,922
Posted By Ferdinand
Same here about 75 mpg crf230l sometimes a bit...

Same here about 75 mpg crf230l sometimes a bit higher sometimes a bit lower, but 75's a good average.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 35,810
Posted By Ferdinand
The 230L motor has been proven many times over in...

The 230L motor has been proven many times over in some capacity over the last 30 years very similar to xr200 and other xr small motors. There are guys with 20,000 and even over 30,000 miles (with a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,155,650
Posted By Ferdinand
Just got back from 1100 miles in 4 days on a...

Just got back from 1100 miles in 4 days on a crf230L around the north central parts of PA. Was an awesome trip, bike performed great, it saw everything from dirt roads, trails, a little highway,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,155,650
Posted By Ferdinand
I've used Kenda Trakmasters (I like them), I do...

I've used Kenda Trakmasters (I like them), I do have an extra rear wheel and just change out tires on the front since it's so easy and did I mention I'm cheap.:rofl I run the shinko 700 somethings...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 2,155,650
Posted By Ferdinand
I'm joining the minimalist only ranks sold my...

I'm joining the minimalist only ranks sold my last big bike. The crf 230L is going to be my do it all bike. I'm even considering picking up another one and using it as my strictly street/back road...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 75,812
Posted By Ferdinand
I've cleaned out the garage and this is going to...

I've cleaned out the garage and this is going to be my cheapskate do it all bike, because I've sold all my other bikes. First time I've had one bike in about 10 years.
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8,280
Views: 1,622,889
Posted By Ferdinand
The rear wheel will bolt right up, the front you...

The rear wheel will bolt right up, the front you will need to change brake calipers because the front disk brake is larger on the 650L than the xr400 and 600, you can find calipers pretty cheap on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,890
Posted By Ferdinand
I like the xr400 slightly better, I have both...

I like the xr400 slightly better, I have both plated and set up for long distance dualsport riding. But for your height and weight the xr600 may be better. I like the torque better on the 400 and it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ferdinand
I'm pretty familiar with the whole area, just...

I'm pretty familiar with the whole area, just could never figure out where all the atvs were coming from and especially when I'd see them in town at the Sandwhich shop I think it was. Now I know...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,354
Posted By Ferdinand
Is the snowshoe rails to trails open to plated...

Is the snowshoe rails to trails open to plated bikes if they purchase a pass. I know the state forest system is for atv's only so I'm thinking not, seems likes it's open for everything else though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10,569
Views: 1,425,021
Posted By Ferdinand
I've also always found my 99 xr600 runs cooler...

I've also always found my 99 xr600 runs cooler than any 650L I've owned. My temps average 180-240.
I once saw it around 260 when I got lost and had to take some highway at around 65mph for an...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75,711
Views: 8,008,041
Posted By Ferdinand
Another thing to consider when checking temps is...

Another thing to consider when checking temps is the stock tank with wings being used or an aftermarket tank..:D
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 75,711
Views: 8,008,041
Posted By Ferdinand
Supposedly the shop did the carb mods on the L I...

Supposedly the shop did the carb mods on the L I just got when the previous owner added a pipe. I opened her up as soon as I got it and found, snorkle still there, stock air cleaner (knew that when I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 75,711
Views: 8,008,041
Posted By Ferdinand
Tried the Front wheel swap

I swapped out my xr400 front caliper today and put it on my L and ran the xr400/600 front wheel with no real issues I did have to add one washer to each of the caliper mounting bolts in the middle...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,569
Views: 1,425,021
Posted By Ferdinand
Thanks, 22manyrides for posting the videos....

Thanks, 22manyrides for posting the videos. Helped remind me about why I won't sell my cherry plated 99' 600.
Are all the these 600's still running these days?
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 75,711
Views: 8,008,041
Posted By Ferdinand
Looking for a stock carb needle

Any you guys got an extra stock carb needle laying around you don't plan on using, I'm looking for one.?
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 75,711
Views: 8,008,041
Posted By Ferdinand
Wheels that fit

I got a xr650l this week (had before) and found out my extra 600/400 front wheel has a different rotor size compared to the L. The L rotor is about a half inch larger and the mounting bolts on rotor...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,569
Views: 1,425,021
Posted By Ferdinand
Does anyone know if a 650L shock will bolt right...

Does anyone know if a 650L shock will bolt right up on a 99 600?
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