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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Every bit helps. Look how long it took people to...

Every bit helps. Look how long it took people to wake up about smoking killing. It isn't abolished, but it is definitely better than it used to be for all parties involved.
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Enjoy your trip and post pics! My first bike in...

Enjoy your trip and post pics! My first bike in college was a 2008 Ninja 250(green of course). I've owned 3 others since then(2004, 2007, and 2009 models), they are great bikes and can do most...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-15-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Awesome looking bike, good work! I'm sure it's a...

Awesome looking bike, good work! I'm sure it's a blast to ride.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Looks like a blast! The short version showed...

Looks like a blast! The short version showed enough to give the wow factor. Good work.
Forum: Face plant 12-28-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,134
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Sorry to hear about that, gosh I bet that was...

Sorry to hear about that, gosh I bet that was painful. I can totally see how you wouldn't have seen it coming. I know my helmet visor isn't always perfectly clear in the cold and it looked like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Awesome pics! I'd love to get a little more...

Awesome pics! I'd love to get a little more information on how to access this trail. Please send me a PM if you don't mind. Thanks!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Yep! Nothing personal to all of the WRR owners. ...

Yep! Nothing personal to all of the WRR owners. I love the bike, it's just really not getting as much use as I'd like as I ride my 919 to work every day. Plus, we'd love to use the money for some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Sorry mods, inmates, friends, didn't realize one...

Sorry mods, inmates, friends, didn't realize one shouldn't post bikes for sale on this thread. No harm intended. I've since moved my for sale post for a wonderfully farkled 2012 WR250R to the flea...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
WR250R For Sale in Richmond, VA

Hey guys,

I'm selling my WR250R. I love the bike, but life plans take precedence in this case. My fiance and I are saving for an extended stay in Europe. The WRR gets ridden once a week to work...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,314
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Is this true? I thought I'd heard WR's are good...

Is this true? I thought I'd heard WR's are good for 100K with routine maintenance.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Phew! When you do I'll save a few of the...

Phew! When you do I'll save a few of the articles from your page as they're very helpful.

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Hey was considering picking up a header for my...

Hey was considering picking up a header for my WRR.

I can get a Powerbomb for $165 or a Megabomb for $225.

Which would you do? $60 is a considerable difference between the two. I would like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
@r6realtor Where can I get some of those...

@r6realtor

Where can I get some of those boot guards and passenger peg guards?

And of course, props for the sick supermoto WR.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5,344
Views: 300,120
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I literally just stopped road cycling because of...

I literally just stopped road cycling because of all of the above. There's no solution to the disagreements. There's no fail-safe way to road ride without incident. Inevitably I'd get home from any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Please post a report back here if you decide to...

Please post a report back here if you decide to do this. I am curious to know how the bike performs in this state.
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Kick-ass pair of bikes!

Kick-ass pair of bikes!
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I haven't ridden a CRF250L, but I have owned the...

I haven't ridden a CRF250L, but I have owned the CRF230L. The CRF230 had some torque down low that you don't have to rev to get to. This makes it very usable off-road, and does not seem too down on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Report on Quiet Insert for FMF Powercore 4

So I ordered the FMF Quiet Insert for the Powercore 4 and got it today. Quick, easy install of course, just one allen screw for the spark arrestor.

Thoughts on the sound/noise reduction:

-...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Thanks! That'd be an interesting comparison, but...

Thanks! That'd be an interesting comparison, but don't go out of your way to do so.

Have you heard a Powercore 4 on the WR? Can anyone tell me how the Q4 and the Powercore compare?

I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Fmf

Question for those of you with FMF pipes.

I would like my bike to be a little quieter. I have the Powercore 4 on there now. Does the "quiet insert" for this pipe do any good?

Also, is the Q4...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,283
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I wanted to take the time to read every single...

I wanted to take the time to read every single post. Addressing every point I can remember, here are some thoughts:

-Bike Shorts, got em! butt-savers
-Cramp Buster, very necessary
-Proper...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,283
Posted By RockinTheRVA
That'd be great to meet some new folks here. I...

That'd be great to meet some new folks here. I got to meet an ADV inmate Steve in Vermont earlier this year. We got some breakfast and he rode with me the first hundred miles south around Lake...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,283
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Wow great replies guys! I really appreciate it,...

Wow great replies guys! I really appreciate it, and I'm sure others will benefit from your posts and advice as well. Lemme put some thoughts together and grab a pic or two of the 919.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,283
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Hardest Part of a USA Cross Country Trip?

Preface My Story:
I am planning the longest trip yet a loop from Richmond, Virginia to San Diego, CA and back. This will most likely be done solo, with hotels each night. This route has been...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 209,244
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I'm still really stoked about this bike, and I...

I'm still really stoked about this bike, and I think they're awesome, but did the US version really not get the projector headlight of the overseas models??

...I thought that was a really cool...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 289,484
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Been a year now since I sold my last Ninja 250. ...

Been a year now since I sold my last Ninja 250. Still a very warm place in my heart for them. Love how this bike is enjoyed by new riders and enthusiasts alike!
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 375,668
Posted By RockinTheRVA
SV650 Haynes Manual

For Sale: SV650 Haynes Service Manual for 1st/2nd Gen Sv650 '99 - '05

Hey guys,

I sold my SV650 and have this awesome Haynes Service manual. You know how it works, it tells you every little...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Sorry for the false alarm Richmond dirt biking...

Sorry for the false alarm Richmond dirt biking folks, not actually selling my WR250R. Ended up finding a buyer for the SV650 and was able to keep the dirt bike. Exciting!

Shoe Creek looked...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Anyone have any experience with this, or stock...

Anyone have any experience with this, or stock exhaust with mods and programmer?
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Back to Stock - with Airbox mods

I am considering switching my exhaust back to stock and removing the FMF Programmer. My bike has the airbox flapper, exup, and AIS mods done to it.

Will the bike run well with these mods, yet no...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Question: Have any of you guys with an FMF...

Question:

Have any of you guys with an FMF pipe really banged it up off road? It sounds kind of silly/lame/anti-dirtbike but I'd sure hate to put a big dent in that pretty pipe when dropping it...
Forum: Face plant 08-19-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Holy crud! Glad you were able to walk away, and...

Holy crud! Glad you were able to walk away, and especially glad you made it to the MotoGP race! I was there as well. I didn't ride, drove the car with my friends, but we saw plenty of deer on the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Thanks man. I really like the WR a lot, I just...

Thanks man. I really like the WR a lot, I just don't get to ride it as often as I'd like. It makes a great commuter, but I have both the 919 and the SV for that.

In getting married, I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I re-priced the bike at $4500, hoping for a quick...

I re-priced the bike at $4500, hoping for a quick sale :) I'm easy to deal with, if you come see the bike and don't like something or another we can work on the price.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-15-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Forgot to mention, has Moose 1.5" Lowering Link...

Forgot to mention, has Moose 1.5" Lowering Link in rear and lowered 1.5" up front as well with the clamps. The stock parts are included.

I am flexible on price so feel free to ask if you're...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30,532
Views: 1,688,545
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Thumb For Sale: 2012 Yamaha WR250R

http://i730.photobucket.com/albums/ww306/hokiepokie10/photo-1_zps526e7d89.jpg (http://s730.photobucket.com/user/hokiepokie10/media/photo-1_zps526e7d89.jpg.html)

Hey guys,

I am looking to sell...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 96,395
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Every time I catch your thread it reminds me of...

Every time I catch your thread it reminds me of my trip doing the whole BRP. What a great road with so many fun diversions. You keep sharing these pics - I'll keep enjoying!
Forum: Racing 08-13-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,623
Posted By RockinTheRVA
I'll be right here as well! Can't wait! :clap

I'll be right here as well! Can't wait! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Thanks for the videos! I am the same way, I...

Thanks for the videos! I am the same way, I think I'm the only one on the SV and 919 forums who hasn't modded their bike. I am not riding any of my bikes to the 100% level, so I don't need 5% more....
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 44,843
Views: 8,676,473
Posted By RockinTheRVA
Is this the general consensus about these WRR...

Is this the general consensus about these WRR power mods? I bought my WRR with all of the above mods done to it. It runs great, but I was never able to compare it to stock.

Do these mods give a...
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