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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,310
Posted By Oldtimer
Each year I consider coming but this year I'll...

Each year I consider coming but this year I'll not only be there but I plan on hanging around the north west for the whole summer. Enough of this Texas humidity;-)
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Oldtimer
Rick Mayer follow up

Shortly after posting my displeasure with Rick by not getting my seat returned after four months, Rick contacted me and said he was sending it out. I have now received it and cancelled the disputed...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By Oldtimer
Ok, let me understand this. If you get screwed by...

Ok, let me understand this. If you get screwed by someone, keep it to yourself so that others aren't aware. If you let others know, you "have no life." That is certainly a different perspective. ...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By Oldtimer
Mainly because at 78, the aggravation is just not...

Mainly because at 78, the aggravation is just not worth it. I replaced the seat from an eBay purchase for $36.00 and I'll send it off for a new cover.
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By Oldtimer
Rick Mayer seat rip off

Years ago i did a ride in on my KLR and left with an amazingly different seat. So when I needed another seat done, I called and made another ride in appointment. He contacted me later and asked if I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Throttle

Will raising the bars cause the throttle to be more abrutt due to the tightening of the throttle cables? I can not roll the throttle on smoothly now.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Thanks for posting this. I agree one hundred...

Thanks for posting this. I agree one hundred percent with everything you said but didn't have to write all that you did!
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,417
Views: 1,731,036
Posted By Oldtimer
Thanks. You have solved the mystery.

Thanks. You have solved the mystery.
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11,417
Views: 1,731,036
Posted By Oldtimer
Did a 2006 xt225 come with a master link in the...

Did a 2006 xt225 come with a master link in the chain? I just bought the bike and I can't imagine the previous wner changing the chain with only 6000 miles on it.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11,417
Views: 1,731,036
Posted By Oldtimer
I just purchased an 06 XT225 and noticed the...

I just purchased an 06 XT225 and noticed the front rim size is the same as my CRF250 that takes a 300x21. Will I run into any issues if I go from the stock 2.75 to a 300? The rears take the same...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By Oldtimer
I too have just purchased a XT225 and I notice...

I too have just purchased a XT225 and I notice the front rim size is the same as on my CRF250 that takes a 300x21. Will I be throwing things out of balance if I go from the stock 275 to a 300. I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
I agree and the bike looks almost stock and...

I agree and the bike looks almost stock and having the extra gallon is great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
If 3 is too many, I'm overstocked;-)

If 3 is too many, I'm overstocked;-)
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Pull out the two pins that separate the stock...

Pull out the two pins that separate the stock from the barrel and stuff both pieces in a bag and strap across your rack.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Mainly, for me, is because they don't come with a...

Mainly, for me, is because they don't come with a step ladder.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 58,357
Posted By Oldtimer
OMG Bruce, looks like the AARP group will be...

OMG Bruce, looks like the AARP group will be riding together again as I'm planning on it also. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
That's what I was thinking. So if you kill your...

That's what I was thinking. So if you kill your engine using the handle bar switch and forget to turn off the key, you better look for jumper cables if the battery runs down. Also, if you are...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Probably because you would be modifying the EPA...

Probably because you would be modifying the EPA control system.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Fuel injection

If you have a dead battery, can you bump start the bike or kick start it it had one? My thought is, you have to have enough battery to operate the fuel pump?
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Thank you for those of you that responded.

Thank you for those of you that responded.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Can anyone tell me how much wattage or amps the...

Can anyone tell me how much wattage or amps the bike puts out? Thanks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
I really considered selling my 1200GS and adding...

I really considered selling my 1200GS and adding a DR 650. Adding, not getting rid of the CRF. I wanted to cut down the weight and I'm not doing Ironbutt rides anymore. By the time I sold the GS, I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 93,029
Posted By Oldtimer
Just made my reservations. I'll be there from...

Just made my reservations. I'll be there from the 16th to the 22nd
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
If you haven't got a Dremel, you should get one. ...

If you haven't got a Dremel, you should get one. It would make cutting off that nut very simple and they're very handy tool to have.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
And the good natured bantering that we enjoyed on...

And the good natured bantering that we enjoyed on the ride, continues. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
:freaky:freaky. You have an advantage over me. ...

:freaky:freaky. You have an advantage over me. At least until Becky moves to Texas. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-26-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
I did and she apologized profusely to me saying...

I did and she apologized profusely to me saying that you looked so pathetic standing there that she did out of compassion. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
Thanks for taking many many hours putting this...

Thanks for taking many many hours putting this report together in such a way that many rode it vicariously. It was a great trip with 5 congenial people. Looking forward to our next get together. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
I'll have you know, I've only referred to you as...

I'll have you know, I've only referred to you as the WWW in the lower 48. But now your known world wide. :freaky:rofl:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
Not a problem regarding hijacking. It's as much...

Not a problem regarding hijacking. It's as much about the ride as it is offering info for anyone that wants it. As far as cost. I went in with 300.00 and after 8 days, came out with 15.00. Not bad!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
Ladybug posted the photo for me showing it only...

Ladybug posted the photo for me showing it only sticks up 1/4 inch. The Rev Pack sits in front of it keeping most of the weight on the passenger seat area. I've seen the photos on the CRF board with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-23-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
What? Work? Hurry back! I'm anxious to read...

What? Work? Hurry back! I'm anxious to read about all the fun I had. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
The tank panniers and tank bag are from Wolfman...

The tank panniers and tank bag are from Wolfman as is the two E-12 bags just behind where I sit. Those really worked out nice and hold quite a bit with the weight quite low. On the back is a large ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
And I hope I do too, Ed. :clap. Had a great time...

And I hope I do too, Ed. :clap. Had a great time on the Baja Ride. The title of the write up on ADV board is AARP Gone Wild.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
And I couldn't have asked for anything.more...

And I couldn't have asked for anything.more meaningful!

Eat your heart out, Bruce. :clap:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
I must say, when I saw you taking photo after...

I must say, when I saw you taking photo after photo, I had no idea how important it was to make this ride report as interesting as it is. Great job! You are an Artist on a tablet.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
LOL Becky, I always agree with you. It was Bruce...

LOL Becky, I always agree with you. It was Bruce that was always arguing with you. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 30,339
Posted By Oldtimer
When I was waiting in Spring Valley,CA for the...

When I was waiting in Spring Valley,CA for the rest of the group to show up, a young fella came over and was asking me about my CRF 250. Then he asked, is this a "starter" bike? I said, at my age,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
IMS tank

Buddy of mine ordered the larger tank but sold his bike before getting it installed. Offered it to me for a slightly reduced price. If you weren't looking closely at the bike, you wouldn't know you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 2,002,882
Posted By Oldtimer
Seat height is a deciding factor for me. ...

Seat height is a deciding factor for me. Otherwise I would have gone with the WR 250
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