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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,080
Posted By thirdcoaster
KLX110 is a great bike to teach with. ...

KLX110 is a great bike to teach with. Auto-clutch 3 speed. Low seat height. Bulletproof drivetrain.

We got one years ago when my sister's kid was done with it. My kids and their friends rode the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
Muchas gracias. It is nice to be able to see at...

Muchas gracias. It is nice to be able to see at night, especially with the deer being more active this time of year.
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
Thanks, that's a bit more elegant than my $0.17...

Thanks, that's a bit more elegant than my $0.17 piece of scrap aluminum:D. I haven't ridden the bike as it sits now, but I know the angle of the instrument cluster is wrong just by sitting on it, so...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
Yes, this has been a fun experience, but I think...

Yes, this has been a fun experience, but I think he has decided that mechanic work is not in his future:lol3.

We've spent very little on the project - hopefully he learned something there. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
I know I have enjoyed this thread and check it...

I know I have enjoyed this thread and check it regularly. It has given me and my son inspiration for our project K75S. Here are photos of our nearly finished build.

Before:...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
I'm a special case - lots of nerve damage from an...

I'm a special case - lots of nerve damage from an accident years ago and a little Carpal Tunnel Syn too. But since you asked, Protaper CR-HI bars and Zeta clamps, de-smogged, TBR pipe& fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Vibranators

I recently declared war against bar vibes on my WR. Grip Puppies from CA Sport Touring reduced the amplitude of bar vibes to the point where my hands would just get tingly instead of completely...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
Thanks. My short list of bikes was something...

Thanks. My short list of bikes was something like this: Z1000, Street Triple, FZ-1, ZRX1200R, 919. Ending up with a '91 K75S...Priceless.

Yes that is my blinged-out WR250X, you can see the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,923
Views: 1,151,345
Posted By thirdcoaster
This Thread is Expen$ive!...but worth it

I have been looking around for a new street bike, concentrating on more modern naked/streetfighter stuff. Then I discovered this thread. I put it off as foolish to want a 20-year old bike until...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
The vibration sensitivity problem is not a new...

The vibration sensitivity problem is not a new one to me, but getting worse the last 10 years, so I have figured out the loose grip trick. Much of the time while street riding, the only thing my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Vibe problems

I'm super sensitive to vibrations, particularly to my hands. My problem stems from ruptured discs in my neck and a little CTS too. I ride a WR250X/R, and my hands were going numb in 10-15 minutes. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 274,832
Posted By thirdcoaster
BSUCardinalfan, you know where I'm coming...

BSUCardinalfan, you know where I'm coming from...thanks for the info.

I looked at a Honda VFR, but the ergonomics don't work for me without lots of mods - really smooth, though. I am also...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 274,832
Posted By thirdcoaster
Vibrations???

How's the Street Triple for smoothness? I'm considering one, but haven't read if there is any buzziness in the bars, or elsewhere, for that matter. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other nerve damage is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Agreed...I'll keep paying $5.30/gal until some...

Agreed...I'll keep paying $5.30/gal until some non-ethanol premium is available locally. I'm just glad the little WR gets 50+ mpg:D
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
What's the price per gallon for the GTX? I don't...

What's the price per gallon for the GTX? I don't really need a super high performance fuel, just a non-ethanol premium would suit my needs. Of course, that sweet smell of 100LL when it burns is...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Not anymore:lol3 Two Brothers Racing can on...

Not anymore:lol3

Two Brothers Racing can on mine....
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
I run 100LL that I buy at my little local...

I run 100LL that I buy at my little local municipal airport. Currently $5.30 per gallon:cry. I run it in all my bikes (including the WR250X) to avoid ethanol. I also use it in my chainsaw, week...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 274,832
Posted By thirdcoaster
Why, oh why did I start reading this...

Why, oh why did I start reading this thread?:baldy

Just yesterday I was satisfied with my stable of bikes, and today you had to post that pic...:D

She's nice!
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,940
Posted By thirdcoaster
I have never owned a TE, but have owned a...

I have never owned a TE, but have owned a 600-class bike, the XR650R. I currently own a WR250X and have the dirt wheels too.

If I were making your decision, I would have to answer only one...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,555
Posted By thirdcoaster
Vanson Vent Max or Motoport Air Mesh for me. I...

Vanson Vent Max or Motoport Air Mesh for me. I recently picked the Vanson up cheap from Gulf Coast BMW via their Fleabay store.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Here ya go. I'm not the world's greatest...

Here ya go. I'm not the world's greatest photographer, but I think you get the idea.
http://thirdcoaster.smugmug.com/Other/wr250xwheels/i-KFSgdf5/0/L/IMG6863-L.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
The wheels came as part of a bike trade I did...

The wheels came as part of a bike trade I did with inmate Shockdoc. He had the wheels built by RAD Manufacturing, and shipped them to me. I just had to assemble rotors, sprocket, and tires. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
I finally got around to mounting up my new set of...

I finally got around to mounting up my new set of dirt wheels for my recently-acquired WR-X. They are built around RAD billet hubs with Excel rims and laced with heavy duty spokes. I spooned on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Thanks for the confirmation. I fired my bike up...

Thanks for the confirmation. I fired my bike up today with the CO setting still at +40, and the cold idle is MUCH smoother, no stalling or bogging, and no performance issues.:clap I left the ground...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
I picked up a barely used '09 WR-X recently with...

I picked up a barely used '09 WR-X recently with a Two Bros pipe & can and programmer. The emissions stuff is gone, the airbox door is open, and a NoToil filter was installed. I run av-gas, so my...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,518
Posted By thirdcoaster
I'm with the two boot crowd. TCX boots fit...

I'm with the two boot crowd.

TCX boots fit me better than any of the other street boots, so those are my quick-trip-to-the-store boot (on and off in seconds). Gaerne SG-10's are my "serious"...
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By thirdcoaster
I had Wayne make my overpants to my measurements,...

I had Wayne make my overpants to my measurements, but called him to discuss my particular body structure and usage requirements, and ended up with perfection.

This gear is a major investment, so...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Where did these graphics come from? Looks cool...

Where did these graphics come from? Looks cool in an old skool kinda way!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 46,331
Views: 9,291,454
Posted By thirdcoaster
Cry In Texas, you pay sales tax and title fees on...

In Texas, you pay sales tax and title fees on used bikes, just like on new ones...unless they are not road legal. This does not vary whether it is a private party transaction or a dealer sale. ...
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By thirdcoaster
Nevermind

Ten days later, I still have not heard from Krautbikeman. I don't know it these chocks are still available, but I'm ordering some online....:huh
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,263
Posted By thirdcoaster
I'll take 'em if still available. PM sent

I'll take 'em if still available. PM sent
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,252
Posted By thirdcoaster
Another happy customer

I just received my Air Mesh Kevlar pants today. The only options are the sacrum tri-armor and the hip pads. I did have the cargo pockets put on both legs, but no back pockets.

I didn't expect...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,067
Posted By thirdcoaster
Check into Chapman Mfg Co tools. I was given a...

Check into Chapman Mfg Co tools. I was given a set years ago when I owned my industrial supply business. I stuck them in a drawer and forgot about them. Eventually found them, and now use them...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,690
Posted By thirdcoaster
I can't find any pump gas with less than 10%...

I can't find any pump gas with less than 10% ethanol around my hometown. I got tired of rebuilding/replacing carbs on small engines and replacing hoses too. My local municipal airport (very small)...
Forum: Face plant 01-16-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,093
Posted By thirdcoaster
I did...for a while

I gave up riding the street after an accident in '98. I was not at fault, but a cager who blew an intersection with traffic elected to turn into my lane to save his own hide, resulting in me hitting...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,769
Posted By thirdcoaster
Ktm 300exc

The KTM 300EXC, or even a 200EXC would do what you want for a relatively small investment. If you take care of it with regular maintenance, good fuel, and quality oils, it will run for many years. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,876
Posted By thirdcoaster
F-450 - 8 E320cdi - 6 Sequoia - 8 Chevelle...

F-450 - 8
E320cdi - 6
Sequoia - 8
Chevelle - 8
Baja Bug - 4
Mack - 8
Dozer - 4
Backhoe - 4
Deere utility tractor - 3
Mule - 2
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,129
Posted By thirdcoaster
I talked to Darryl on the phone about the website...

I talked to Darryl on the phone about the website problems & he's trying to get it under control. He wanted to be sure my order was correct. Seems like a standup guy.

Update to come when the...
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,129
Posted By thirdcoaster
The same thing happened on my order, but I...

The same thing happened on my order, but I clicked on "update cart" or some such thing & it seemed to work. It was asking for discount code though...:dunno

Hopefully the lights work better than...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,737
Posted By thirdcoaster
Keep in mind that helmets come in different...

Keep in mind that helmets come in different interior shapes, in addition to sizes. If you have a long oval-shaped head, a helmet with a round oval shape will cause tightness or pain on the forehead...
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