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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Yes it is high enough. I am on my 3rd rear tire...

Yes it is high enough. I am on my 3rd rear tire that's how I did it both times. It works to change the front tire too. The pegs are a good Balance point. Ill get a picture I just don't know how to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
I just lean the bike over and slide a jack stand...

I just lean the bike over and slide a jack stand under the one foot peg lift up and slide the other jack stand under the other jack stand. But this doesn't do much good if you néed to make repairs on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya any 520 chain will work then just follow njs...

Ya any 520 chain will work then just follow njs directions.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
Well that's unfornitute. I am glad to hear your...

Well that's unfornitute. I am glad to hear your ok for the most part. Did you down shift to low or did you use to much rear brake?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
Oh I didn't see that you were planning on...

Oh I didn't see that you were planning on removing the forks... It would still be close to 30in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Man I don't know it's about 34 inches from ground...

Man I don't know it's about 34 inches from ground to the top of the rear seat. The seat is about 2 inches taller than the tail light. For the front it's about 35in from handle bar to bottom of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
When I replace my battery I will more than likly...

When I replace my battery I will more than likly get the lifepo4. My friend has on in a Subaru rally car and he likes it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
Well im glad you are ok. And it's good that the...

Well im glad you are ok. And it's good that the bike is fine. I layed mine down on dirt at about 20 and it beat it up alittle. I still need to replace the handle bars they got a little bent. It fell...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 91,698
Views: 17,076,411
Posted By Rhompin45
What is top speed on these? And could you gear...

What is top speed on these? And could you gear down some for better offroad and still do ok at 75?
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
The speed limits are 65 and 75 around here but...

The speed limits are 65 and 75 around here but its much safer if you do 75 to keep up with traffic. Once you get out of town which is like 40 miles depending on where I'm going. It's 65mph but up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 91,698
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Posted By Rhompin45
Well it certainly looks capable offroad. But...

Well it certainly looks capable offroad. But coming from my 3 in travel tu250 anything is lol. And 56k on the dr. Nice I do ride quite abit I have racked up 27k on my little 250 since September of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Hey someone local that's actually really helpful....

Hey someone local that's actually really helpful. Ya my tu250 doesn't have issues over heating even at 75 mph indicated the 26 miles to work but I know some air cooled bikes do. And I kinda ruled out...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 91,698
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Posted By Rhompin45
Any suggestions would be helpful. I currently own...

Any suggestions would be helpful. I currently own a Suzuki tu250 which is great for my commute to work but I am starting to do some camping/ day tours. I have been wanting an enduro since I first...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:57 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya I like those also. Do they have and over...

Ya I like those also. Do they have and over heating issues? It gets up to 115 degrees here In the summer. I have been going back and forth those 2 and a klr but I wanted something lighter since I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22,728
Views: 3,688,564
Posted By Rhompin45
Ok I'll apologize In advance I'm sure this has...

Ok I'll apologize In advance I'm sure this has been brought up 100 times but I am really wanting a drz400 for an adventure bike. Around here it's nessary to be able to cruze at 70 to 80 mph with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Ya I bought it new in September of 2012 but most...

Ya I bought it new in September of 2012 but most of the miles are back and forth to work 60 miles a day. I want to get a bigger bike eventually like a dr400 or dr650, klr650 I don't really care which...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7,551
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Posted By Rhompin45
I tried to post an avatar pic with my set up but...

I tried to post an avatar pic with my set up but with out a computer I don't know how to resize pictures.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By Rhompin45
I just got a bilt explorer jacket. It seems...

I just got a bilt explorer jacket. It seems pretty good but I haven't had it in water yet. But for pants I actually use snowboarding pants. They don't have knee pads or any thing but are very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
Just took the tu out for a day adventure with a...

Just took the tu out for a day adventure with a buddy that just got a rebel 250. 12 hours we did 370 miles. Had a blast went from 1200 feet to about 7500. I rolled the tu over the 27000 mile mark.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Thanks ebp that was a great story it made me so...

Thanks ebp that was a great story it made me so happy. Makes me want to customize mine some.
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Hannda I have had the tu for a year and a half...

Hannda I have had the tu for a year and a half now and just rolled over 25k. I ride it every day and still love it. I'm on the freeway every day. There are times I wish it had more power but I really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8,438
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Posted By Rhompin45
That shinko 712 is a good tire I have that on my...

That shinko 712 is a good tire I have that on my bike and I have 16k on the rear tire it's pretty bald but they have good life. Does your wind shelf help? I have thought about getting a small one...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Ya that speed is no problem. I'm up to 25000...

Ya that speed is no problem. I'm up to 25000 miles and most of that is at 75 indicated. Still no problems. I checked the compression just being courious and it was at 155 psi. That was my first time...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7,551
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Posted By Rhompin45
I think I have see some website for this but if...

I think I have see some website for this but if you are riding cross country is there some info of places that one can camp? Slightly off topic for this forum but My friend and I are driving from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,962,139
Posted By Rhompin45
Great pictures. That looks like it would be fun....

Great pictures. That looks like it would be fun. How far was the trip?
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Rhompin45
Wow that looks a lot easier but he has those side...

Wow that looks a lot easier but he has those side boxes which help keep it off of the ground some. And also if it was on a hill so the top is lower than the wheels that makes it much harder.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,962,139
Posted By Rhompin45
Ya viper I like both of them I would love a wr...

Ya viper I like both of them I would love a wr but I'm to cheap and I can't seem to find a used one around here. My buddy has a klr and he is trying to convince me to get one. I like them I just...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,311
Posted By Rhompin45
My Chinese 150 pos won't climb either but from...

My Chinese 150 pos won't climb either but from what I understand is it the variator weights and the main spring that will fix the problem. It's good to know honda don't have any problems
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,311
Posted By Rhompin45
Ya I took it offroad. I don't recommend it but I...

Ya I took it offroad. I don't recommend it but I wanted to go and that what I have... So I went. I want to get a klx, klr, xt250, wr250, dr400 ect ect then I think we'll it would be fun to have a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,311
Posted By Rhompin45
I don't know about the buffet but ill try to find...

I don't know about the buffet but ill try to find out.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,311
Posted By Rhompin45
Haha going to payson on a 50cc I bet that was fun...

Haha going to payson on a 50cc I bet that was fun my friends grandpa went to globe then up to young on a 50cc I would be to scared of getting hit on those roads on one. Ya the tu250 goes everywhere I...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,311
Posted By Rhompin45
Starting out on a Chinese 150cc scooter I was...

Starting out on a Chinese 150cc scooter I was really looking at the hd200 but not knowing much about sym I ended up with a tu250 which I love but sounds like the hd200 would of been a good choice as...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,437
Posted By Rhompin45
Is hondavstheworld the same person that started...

Is hondavstheworld the same person that started this? I have been reading that thread for some time now and even have his updates on Facebook.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 11,254
Posted By Rhompin45
Ok I don't see any rust I live in Arizona we...

Ok I don't see any rust I live in Arizona we don't have an issue with that ours is more seat, tire, plastic cracking. Any ways what grit would one use? I'm guessing some fine stuff to prevent deep...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
The front tire comes off easy the second time...

The front tire comes off easy the second time only took about 15 mins. ( I punctured the first tube). The rear on the other hand well....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 11,254
Posted By Rhompin45
Kinda maybe a little off topic for this forum but...

Kinda maybe a little off topic for this forum but I have a Chinese 150 gy6 scooter that i crashed a year ago and I want to get it going again. The clutch is slipping abit in the cvt so I took it off...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Ok that doesn't sound to bad I got my front...

Ok that doesn't sound to bad I got my front brakes in so I ended up putting them on and checked some Bolt all over it to make sure everything was tight and never got to the bulb. So once I tear it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Everything else seems fine so I hope it's not...

Everything else seems fine so I hope it's not wiring ill try to get time (motivation) to look at it tomorrow.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8,438
Views: 1,282,156
Posted By Rhompin45
Went out for a short ride tonight and noticed...

Went out for a short ride tonight and noticed that my speedo light is out. So ill need to figure out where to get a new bulb I'm guessing they can just order one through Suzuki.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9,989
Views: 2,147,529
Posted By Rhompin45
It's a Suzuki tu250 so different bike but stock...

It's a Suzuki tu250 so different bike but stock it's a 15t 43t and I went to a 16t 41t. Its a really common mod on these bikes. On this particular bike it's a must if you plan on going on the...
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