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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10,651
Views: 1,466,538
Posted By Dukeryder
Got a nice little ride in today on the ol' XR600 ...

Got a nice little ride in today on the ol' XR600

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3934/15433919497_5cb8f6a9be_c.jpg
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3933/14999176334_bdb882b4f1_c.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 246,065
Posted By Dukeryder
That's the difference between Men and Women; us...

That's the difference between Men and Women; us men we'll engineer lowering links, spend money on different seats and all kinds of crap. The Woman just gets a new pair of shoes :D

I don't have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12,197
Views: 1,564,102
Posted By Dukeryder
PM sent on the Voucher

PM sent on the Voucher
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Dukeryder
Casita Bonita's food is barely a step up from...

Casita Bonita's food is barely a step up from Taco Bell, BUT Kid's LOVE the place it's like Chuckie Cheeze meets Disneyland

Buckhorn I think is very unique, although it might scare the kids from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Dukeryder
:thumb Sweet pics! I totally appreciate...

:thumb

Sweet pics! I totally appreciate those old bikes, they're the types of machines I grew up around (and learned on their smaller cc versions).
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By Dukeryder
OK, This is great information; BUT who are...

OK,

This is great information; BUT who are you and what connection to Sam and the TAT do you have? I'm sorry but there's not many people who will trust this information coming from an anonymous...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,614
Posted By Dukeryder
It depends on how you interpret the Data, to me...

It depends on how you interpret the Data, to me the only states with real Helmet Laws are the ones that say "All Riders", Colorado letting kids ride without helmets is just plain irresponsible. Yet...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 246,065
Posted By Dukeryder
Thanks! I spent some more time on it...

Thanks!

I spent some more time on it yesterday, I took it over to a riding spot near my house to get a good baseline on how it compares to my other bikes over the same terrain. My inner clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By Dukeryder
In 2017 it might be the first brand new bike I've...

In 2017 it might be the first brand new bike I've ever purchased.

This was posted in Rockies Regional Forum a few days ago, and supposedly it won't be released until 2017.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 246,065
Posted By Dukeryder
FINALLY! Just picked up this 2008 300XC...

FINALLY!

Just picked up this 2008 300XC today after wanting one for years. I took it for about an hour ride on the mountain above Idaho Springs CO. There was no single track but the bike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dukeryder
I took FlyingWombat's suggestion and went with...

I took FlyingWombat's suggestion and went with the Mich Dez Race on my XR600 and am happy with it so far.

I've run all kinds of DOT tires over the last 10 years, for years I ran the Pirelli...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15,214
Views: 2,278,947
Posted By Dukeryder
2006 RM250 Woods Set-Up

$2,000
New KaTooM is here so I must sell my RM. I bought it in June 2013 from the Original Owner, who was a road racer and put very little time on the bike it still had the Original Tires on it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Dukeryder
85 Street 15% Dirt just screams Supermoto to me. ...

85 Street 15% Dirt just screams Supermoto to me. For $4K you could get a nice DRZ400SM and Avon Distanzias work good on hard pack dirt, sand in pine barrens might require and additional set of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By Dukeryder
Both of those are fantastic restaurants; but...

Both of those are fantastic restaurants; but taking a 2.5 and a 4 year old there?

More like....CASA BONITA! (http://www.casabonitadenver.com/) now THAT is a place you take Kids! ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By Dukeryder
WANT! Only a few months ago I was discussing...

WANT!

Only a few months ago I was discussing with one of my coworkers how awesome a FI 2-stroke would be. I mean they've had this technology in Sleds for a few years now; it was only a matter of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,733
Posted By Dukeryder
That thing IMHO is overkill for the snow we get...

That thing IMHO is overkill for the snow we get in the Boulder area (although it's a pretty badass machine). I'm grew up shoveling snow in Western Mass (Goshen) and the storms we get here are...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10,651
Views: 1,466,538
Posted By Dukeryder
Dangit! :baldy I don't have one of those! One of...

Dangit! :baldy I don't have one of those! One of my neighbors has a machine shop in town I might just bring it over to his shop and see if he can do it for a nominal fee. I don't wanna have this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10,651
Views: 1,466,538
Posted By Dukeryder
FCR Conversion WTF Over?

Okay here's my situation:

I purchased an FCR carburetor from a 2006 Honda CRF450R for $130 with Throttle tube and cables as an upgrade over the stock XR600 carb. All the while knowing it's not a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Dukeryder
Having owned an LC4 and ridden a couple others;...

Having owned an LC4 and ridden a couple others; I'd stress that you ride one at length before buying one. The Vibrations on the road at steady RPM around 40-60mph were just unbearable for me. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,496
Posted By Dukeryder
I was there! I was C Class #871 Suzuki RM250. I...

I was there! I was C Class #871 Suzuki RM250. I thought I was riding fast, but it wasn't fast enough, because I was getting passed a lot. I don't think I've ever been in 5th WFO that long in my...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,978
Posted By Dukeryder
That's not mine; ours is stock. That was...

That's not mine; ours is stock. That was someone's bike from Thumpertalk and I assume it's just a shock swap out with a compatible shock from something like a 150R...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10,651
Views: 1,466,538
Posted By Dukeryder
Here's an old thread on the topic: ...

Here's an old thread on the topic:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=219041

I think the FCR is pretty much the standard upgrade these days as you can find a take off pretty cheap on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,978
Posted By Dukeryder
I think the KDX is probably the best option. The...

I think the KDX is probably the best option. The XR250 believe it or not (assuming it was a '96+) had a more advanced suspension than the CRF230F. The 230 is more or less an updated XR200 with a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 9,683
Posted By Dukeryder
My Girlfriend bought a used Z4 (3.0L 6spd SMG)...

My Girlfriend bought a used Z4 (3.0L 6spd SMG) with 80K on it a couple years ago and it now has just over 100K on it, I think she paid around $12K for it and her maintenance costs only average about...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dukeryder
Good input :thumb I have been torn on...

Good input :thumb

I have been torn on deciding on a new(er) bike and this is great input. I rode my RM250 at the CORCs race last weekend and I was slow as hell on the RM compared to some of those...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 950
Posted By Dukeryder
I say find her a used CRF230L or a plated 230F if...

I say find her a used CRF230L or a plated 230F if that's an option.

I bought the 230F for my GF and it was a very easy bike for a n00b to learn on. If/When your wife out grows it; sell it for...
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,274
Posted By Dukeryder
I've ridden all the Bay Area riding places when I...

I've ridden all the Bay Area riding places when I was living there in 2010/2011 and in My Opinion all of the riding areas have easy terrain. Metcalf is small but probably has the highest % of easy...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,274
Posted By Dukeryder
If you really want to learn to ride dirt get a...

If you really want to learn to ride dirt get a lighter bike.

The DRZ looks like a dirt bike, but it weighs a lot more which is holding you back. Learning on something like a KDX200 will make...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Dukeryder
+1 on tour bikes! Although I believe he...

+1 on tour bikes!

Although I believe he closes up shop in Winter and takes his operation down to Austin (at least that's how it was several years ago).

I rented an F800GS from him back in '09...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15,214
Views: 2,278,947
Posted By Dukeryder
How many hours/mileage? Top Ends or Rings? How...

How many hours/mileage? Top Ends or Rings? How many races?, what kind of races (enduros, hare scrambles, worcs..)?
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Dukeryder
Therma-Rest "Trail Lite"...

Therma-Rest "Trail Lite" (http://www.backcountry.com/therm-a-rest-trail-lite-sleeping-pad) is what I use and it's pretty comfy for what it is.

WHEN I do the TAT, I want to travel as light as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,342
Posted By Dukeryder
If CRF230s count; 3 otherwise 2 of 'em. ...

If CRF230s count; 3 otherwise 2 of 'em.

'2001 XR650L (sold)
2000 XR600R (don't plan on letting this one go)
CRF230 (girl/buddy bike). The CRF air cooled line is pretty much the continuation of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,323
Posted By Dukeryder
Thumb These pics; EPIC! :thumb :thumb And damn...

These pics; EPIC! :thumb :thumb

And damn that was a huge Log :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Dukeryder
It looks like this won't be the same course,...

It looks like this won't be the same course, according to their facebook page:
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Dukeryder
If you don't trust the ADV FFs; one of the...

If you don't trust the ADV FFs; one of the greatest off road riders in History claims it's his favorite bike of all time.

http://themalcolmtest.blogspot.com/


Personally if I were in the...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,943
Posted By Dukeryder
Ok battery life Needs to go up AND cost needs to...

Ok battery life Needs to go up AND cost needs to come down $3K is a lot for a battery. $300 would probably be good
Forum: Trials 09-19-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,943
Posted By Dukeryder
I saw the bike in a video several months back...

I saw the bike in a video several months back with Ronnie Renner riding it and it looks like a wicked bike.

Battery Life needs to be greater for it to make it a good trail bike, for Moto-X just...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dukeryder
Distance Riding? This woman has ridden the XT225...

Distance Riding? This woman has ridden the XT225 pretty much around the world: http://www.loisontheloose.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By Dukeryder
Upright seating and 5'3"? XT250! ...

Upright seating and 5'3"?

XT250!

http://www.rideadv.com/Portals/43106/images/XT%20250%20Rider.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Dukeryder
How long are the races? 90 mins or 2hrs? Is it a...

How long are the races? 90 mins or 2hrs? Is it a lot of Moto?

I might make it, it's not far from home. If I make it, I'll be on a RM250 in the Vet Novice class. I was hoping to make it out...
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