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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 765
Views: 76,680
Posted By DirtDad
I get lealous too! Especially about the no...

I get lealous too! Especially about the no button, but the bike starts pretty
darn easy. I am trying to resist the urge of getting a new 300. I have young kids, and my riding time is not nearly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
You can get a plate on the WR250F. All that is...

You can get a plate on the WR250F. All that is needed is to get the FX ECU,
$110, and a after market slip on, and it will run just as good as the FX, plus be street legal. The suspension is set up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
+1 chris. for an all around off road dirt bike...

+1 chris.
for an all around off road dirt bike imo there is not anything better than
a 300. Freakin crazy how good my 05 is even though it is ten yrs old.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
No, I don't think I could. Cause I rode my 300...

No, I don't think I could. Cause I rode my 300 yesterday. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
The latest issue of Dirt Bike Magazine did a...

The latest issue of Dirt Bike Magazine did a shoot out between the Yamaha YZ250FX, and KTM 250XC-f. Conclusion, KTM for the hard core racer, Yamaha everything else. Yamaha is $700 cheaper. It can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-09-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
That has been one of the better comparisons so...

That has been one of the better comparisons so far. Pretty good for Yamaha on a first year effort in the off road segment.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
I wish I had a YZ125. :eek1 I am holding...

I wish I had a YZ125. :eek1

I am holding out for the next Yamaha off road two stroke. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Got my front suspension back from Kreft. Decided...

Got my front suspension back from Kreft. Decided to stick with the .46 springs up front and just revalve the forks. I was able to take it for a short ride a few days ago. I still need to spend a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 318,403
Posted By DirtDad
Hmm, compared to my 14 YZ250F, my 05 300 has zero...

Hmm, compared to my 14 YZ250F, my 05 300 has zero engine braking. This has been a big issue with me transitioning to the 250. My 450EXC, has a lot less engine braking than the 250!
I get more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 318,403
Posted By DirtDad
My riding time has been very limited lately,...

My riding time has been very limited lately, which causes me to lust over the new bikes. But as soon as I take my 300 for a ride I am amazed at how
good this bike is. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,133
Views: 318,403
Posted By DirtDad
Damm, all these new 300's, almost makes me want...

Damm, all these new 300's, almost makes me want sell mine and buy a brand new one.

Here is mine. Bought it brand new in March of 2005. Still my favorite off road bike. It has seen many bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,749
Posted By DirtDad
Funny looking back at this thread. I was ready...

Funny looking back at this thread. I was ready to trade my YZ for the FX.
Decided to keep the YZ, too much of a loss, plus I like the lighter weight of the YZ.

I have read that it is pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Thanks, I still have a few more things I...

Thanks,

I still have a few more things I need to do to get it close to my 300EXC, for off road work. I can't believe I just said that. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
I like it. However I think I over estimated my...

I like it. However I think I over estimated my riding ability just a little. :lol3
The stock suspension is really good. For what ever reason, Yamaha decided to go with stiffer springs and valving...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/2014-YZ250F/i-QcP...

http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/2014-YZ250F/i-QcPN9Mq/0/M/IMG_1864-M.jpg

Hey, I have spent waaay too much money on my YZ to be riding it! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:t...

:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
I had to look that up Too! :D Damm KTM,...

I had to look that up Too! :D

Damm KTM, wait I mean Yamaha? I need to get off this computer and go work
on my KTM, wait I mean Yamaha.

Hell I should just sell off all my bikes except the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
If only Yamaha's were orange, they would be far...

If only Yamaha's were orange, they would be far superior than KTM's. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
My Yamaha does that! :p3rry

My Yamaha does that! :p3rry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By DirtDad
+ 1. I think that 125 would be a blast. I...

+ 1. I think that 125 would be a blast. I checked it out. Really light. If I won
the lottery this bike would be in the garage. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
I probably better be careful if I go with guys. ...

I probably better be careful if I go with guys. :lol3
I am barely building up my confidence to just ride a easy ride. Need to work
my way up to speed again. I cannot afford another extended...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
George PM me the details. I am actually off that...

George PM me the details. I am actually off that weekend. It might work out for me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Do they allow Yamaha's in Moab. :lol3

Do they allow Yamaha's in Moab. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Well I traded my old truck. Got 12k on a trade. ...

Well I traded my old truck. Got 12k on a trade. Coulda sold it for 14K easily.

This new truck should haul my toy hauler around pretty comfortably. The
six speed automatic transmission is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Dammit Chris, I shoulda got the dually, forgot...

Dammit Chris, I shoulda got the dually, forgot about the Yamaha!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Yup Wendell you are correct. Plus it takes away...

Yup Wendell you are correct. Plus it takes away all my free time. :cry
I also have been getting alot better with my back issue. looks like I will
feel comfortable to start actually riding...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By DirtDad
I have used Decal Works. They should have stuff...

I have used Decal Works. They should have stuff for your 04. Kinda pricey, but they do have a pretty good selection.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Just to let you all know: My YZ250 is the...

Just to let you all know:

My YZ250 is the fastest bestest bike ever made period. It can do everything,
hell I think it has more torque than my brand new 2015 Dodge Ram 3500!
It can even fly!! ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Changing the oil on the YZ is pretty simple. One...

Changing the oil on the YZ is pretty simple. One oil strainer (screen), and one
oil filter element. Pretty comparable to a KTM. The valve adjustment for the 250 is a shim and bucket type system. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Will do. May take me several days though.

Will do. May take me several days though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
I would love to get one. I am going to do a few...

I would love to get one. I am going to do a few more things to my YZ.
I would take a huge loss trading the YZ in for the FX. The mechanic at my Yamaha dealer is looking into replacing the 5 spd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By DirtDad
Wow! Not a good place to go down. :huh ...

Wow! Not a good place to go down. :huh

Nice vids.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,234
Posted By DirtDad
Husqvarna at Bobby J's Yamaha Albuquerque

I happened to stop by my favorite motorcycle shop in town, and was pleasantly surprised to see that they are now carrying Husqvarna motorcycles!

The TE300 and TE125 caught my attention.

My...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,548
Posted By DirtDad
Man, I can't make up my mind on which bike to get...

Man, I can't make up my mind on which bike to get next. I have a few on my list right now. For some reason I would love to have a 125 in the garage. I have never owned one. Been a while since I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
IMS, makes a 2.9 gallon tank for the 2012 YZ250F....

IMS, makes a 2.9 gallon tank for the 2012 YZ250F. It should work for the
FX and WR. Stock tank is 2 gallons.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,317
Posted By DirtDad
I was leaning towards the FX. Thanks for the...

I was leaning towards the FX. Thanks for the info, I will look it up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 15,580
Posted By DirtDad
Yea, I was told there is one waiting for me at...

Yea, I was told there is one waiting for me at Bobby J's. :D
I guess I could just keep the 300, and replace the YZ with the FX.
It looks like a great bike for the west side. The sand, and hills,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,317
Posted By DirtDad
Yup. But i am thinking about getting a new one. ...

Yup. But i am thinking about getting a new one. Liking the electric
srart. I am also considering the Beta 300. Lots of good reports
on the beta.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,317
Posted By DirtDad
Anyone ride one of these 2015 bikes yet? I know...

Anyone ride one of these 2015 bikes yet? I know they are on the dealer floors
now. I am still undecided on getting one of these bikes or a good old 300
two stroke. I will see if I can arrange a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By DirtDad
Congrads on getting it plated. Now check your...

Congrads on getting it plated. Now check your NADA sticker on the head tube.
If is says for competition use only, then you truly dodged a bullet. So when it is time to renew your registration "Do...
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