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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Spot on, the 250L is on the porky side and the...

Spot on, the 250L is on the porky side and the suspension is budget but if one want FI, at a least in funny money its 2k cheaper than the WR which has its list of known issues. The KLX250 is horribly...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Vspec
+1, being a 250L owner myself. I would look for a...

+1, being a 250L owner myself. I would look for a used KLX250S or WR250R. I really wanted Fi and there was no WR around.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-03-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Vspec
The "other" white stuff, that's a good...

The "other" white stuff, that's a good one!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-03-2015, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Vspec
With the CAD haven taken a dive .... :rofl...

With the CAD haven taken a dive .... :rofl Navarre is pushing a bit for a meal, sadly. Santa Rosa County, down 30A seemed to have pretty good places, definitely gonna hit Stinky's again! Still...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-03-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Vspec
And where would one find said Thai place?...

And where would one find said Thai place? Starting to plan the trip back for this coming Easter.

Places to eat in Baytowne Village / Sandestin, are shall I say, overpriced :deal

/endthreadjack
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-29-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Vspec
In the last few days, I have experienced fog,...

In the last few days, I have experienced fog, snow, rain, freezing rain, blizzard The only precipitation kind I have not experienced yet is volcanic ashes. Few of my fellows NB'er riders have been...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-29-2014, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Niice, I haven't been on two wheels in the dirt...

Niice, I haven't been on two wheels in the dirt since late august and now I can't wait to be back!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-26-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By Vspec
It won't be as bad as what Buffalo got but should...

It won't be as bad as what Buffalo got but should ensure I stay home tomorrow. Snowblower has fresh oil and gassed up. Generator on standby if we loose power.

Since I don't have a sled, my winter...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-26-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Many custom bike builders (not to be confused...

Many custom bike builders (not to be confused with customs bike builders, but they may build customs also) use MotoGadget products, there should be a distributor States side.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-26-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Here's another, not cheap however ...

Here's another, not cheap however

http://motogadget.com/en/electrics/rfid-ignition-lock-m-lock/m-lock-rfid-zundschloss.html
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Vspec
If I had sufficient time and funds, I would get...

If I had sufficient time and funds, I would get into snowmobiles and would ride in those low temps. But then again, they end up with more warmers (thumb, grips, seat, feet, visor, suit) than my car...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I am not familiar with the Southernchill factor...

I am not familiar with the Southernchill factor (windchill factor?), but me 36F is not exactly cold, in the spring we would actually call that nice as long as it is sunny :rofl

14F = Cold-ish
-4F...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-14-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Vspec
At the risk of sounding ignorant, what exactly...

At the risk of sounding ignorant, what exactly qualifies as "damn cold" down by the gulf? Currently in the high 30s and snow here in the GWN :cry
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Which height did you go on the Rox Riser? 2"?

Which height did you go on the Rox Riser? 2"?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-07-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Still alive and lurking! I should back in around...

Still alive and lurking! I should back in around Easter, if all goes to plan! Can't wait!

I am satisfied with the Fox and buy another one if I needed to.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-07-2014, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I have the Fox Sport Titan and love it. It is...

I have the Fox Sport Titan and love it. It is split in the middle which makes it easier to put on and off. Breaths pretty well as I tested last spring in Florida weather :D

Leatt also makes nice...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 05:04 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Get knobbie tires, if your trail riding implies...

Get knobbie tires, if your trail riding implies anything remotely wet/muddy/rocky, leafy.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Lotsa penetrating oil, lotsa of it. Apply the...

Lotsa penetrating oil, lotsa of it. Apply the night before and apply before attempting. Long screwdriver and a hammer.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By Vspec
More displacement is always a good thing but the...

More displacement is always a good thing but the CRFL will still weight over 300lbs (in a street legal/stock=ish form) what ever amount of cc you throw at it.

That being said there is a reason why...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 06:13 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Anyone ever seen a diagnostic plug/port somewhere...

Anyone ever seen a diagnostic plug/port somewhere on the electrical harness?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-04-2014, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Vspec
:tb That's it, next time I come down here,...

:tb

That's it, next time I come down here, I'm bringing a trailer and my chequebook.

For s&g, how much?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-29-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Speedy recovery Vic!

Speedy recovery Vic!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Vspec
QFTT! Best mod I ever made to this bike!

QFTT! Best mod I ever made to this bike!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-16-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Luckily I live far enough that I will refrain at...

Luckily I live far enough that I will refrain at looking at how to importing a bike :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Still waiting for that one....

Still waiting for that one....
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Vspec
That is not always an option depending in which...

That is not always an option depending in which state/province you live in.

The only company that will sell you a bike the way you want it, out of the crate is Beta USA with their Build Your Own...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Folks here seems to be forgetting something about...

Folks here seems to be forgetting something about the LRP. This bike was not designed for the Western market (Europe and NA). It was designed for the South East Asian market where 250cc's rule as per...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2014, 04:10 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Thanks for the video! Not too sure why I...

Thanks for the video!

Not too sure why I kept such a "safe" distance :rofl

Imma gonna have to crank up the speed next time!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2014, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Don't get me wrong, it gets hot up here but...

Don't get me wrong, it gets hot up here but nothing good hydration and shade can alleviate. We however don't see 100s and no our humidity level don't even compare.


Ah yes, those were taken in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2014, 07:28 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I believe your famous last words when we stopped...

I believe your famous last words when we stopped at Karick lake were "Bike is running better, you can ride it if you wanna try it" Not sure why I decided to pass but I am glad I did, I would have...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-13-2014, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Vspec
Yoo-hoo! That is good news to hear!

Yoo-hoo! That is good news to hear!
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Vspec
What I am about to say is blasphemous, but too...

What I am about to say is blasphemous, but too bad we don't get the FI version, 'cause I may have gone green instead of red :rofl
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-31-2014, 03:20 AM
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Posted By Vspec
I'll trade ya some of our cold :deal ...

I'll trade ya some of our cold :deal

Currently 40 this morning but we should get to 68.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-26-2014, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Vspec
I, on the other hand have been waiting for them...

I, on the other hand have been waiting for them to put the engine from this

http://static.zigwheels.com/media/photogallery/2013/Apr/ktm-duke-390-photo-static-16_640x480.jpg

Into the frame from...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-25-2014, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Why not start with a Duke 690r add the Mototech...

Why not start with a Duke 690r add the Mototech kit and you get this (http://derestricted.com/motorcycles/ktm-rc4-690)

http://blog.derestricted.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/mototech_ktm690.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 08:58 PM
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Posted By Vspec
Right in the middle of disassembling the rear...

Right in the middle of disassembling the rear suspension linkage and with the back wheel off and everything else out of the way, I discovered that i should have loossenend those bolts before taking...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11,152
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Posted By Vspec
Kept the stock chain? How bad does it affect...

Kept the stock chain?

How bad does it affect on road drivability?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-12-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Vspec
Ride Report I have to say that without the...

Ride Report

I have to say that without the generosity of Vico1, there would be no RR, thanks again!

Now with that out of the way, lets get some background. This vacation was gonna prevent from...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-12-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Vspec
Trip Report Let me preface this by saying...

Trip Report

Let me preface this by saying that we had a great time and will be back! Also many thanks to Vico1 for all the suggestions and pointers, it is always great to have someone local to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,094
Posted By Vspec
RR or TR coming up shortly, it is a balmy 35F...

RR or TR coming up shortly, it is a balmy 35F here today :cry
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