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Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Gfacter
Great pics,

Great pics,
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 41,337
Views: 7,713,580
Posted By Gfacter
I tried the EFI mod today, my stock bike was...

I tried the EFI mod today,

my stock bike was set to 0 from the Factory, I bumped it to 2, mid range is stronger and I got the front end to loft w/o the clutch so progress!
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41,337
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Posted By Gfacter
115? I don't think so. Might just need new...

115? I don't think so.

Might just need new tires or even just more air in them?
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2012, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Gfacter
Looks like a awesome ride.

Looks like a awesome ride.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Gfacter
watch your speed on the BRP and Skyline drive,...

watch your speed on the BRP and Skyline drive, They will pull you for 5 over.

Try some Boiled Peanuts!
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 41,337
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Posted By Gfacter
I see the bike above has the front dropped a bit,...

I see the bike above has the front dropped a bit, did you lower the rear also?
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2012, 04:36 AM
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Posted By Gfacter
Wow nice job, that is a ton of dedication. I...

Wow nice job, that is a ton of dedication. I rode a NC35 (RVF400) once that a friend bought overseas.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Got into some good stuff today, I am way out of...

Got into some good stuff today, I am way out of shape for this.

http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250R/i-d8tZVLP/0/L/GOPR0387-L.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2012, 02:48 PM
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Views: 7,713,580
Posted By Gfacter
So I got the Coleman seat cover and tested it...

So I got the Coleman seat cover and tested it today,

Pros improved on-road seat comfort.

Cons makes the already tall seat even taller.

Back in the trails I had some trouble manuvering the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 41,337
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Posted By Gfacter
This spot is just a few minutes from my house and...

This spot is just a few minutes from my house and just off the back entrance to my neighborhood. I just love riding up the hills,

It's been while since I rode anything like this other than some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41,337
Views: 7,713,580
Posted By Gfacter
$20.00 is worth a try, I have a Sargent seat on...

$20.00 is worth a try, I have a Sargent seat on my VFR it has served me well. but I will try one of these first
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,328
Posted By Gfacter
Mid Oct is usually the best time to ride in WV...

Mid Oct is usually the best time to ride in WV but we have had some really nice Nov days. I am usually at the Summit Point race track in early Nov and we have had some nice weather the last few...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 41,337
Views: 7,713,580
Posted By Gfacter
I see this Thread is going to cost me $$. The...

I see this Thread is going to cost me $$. The stock seat feels like a 2x4.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Gfacter
goes out to check rear shocks,,,,,:eek1

goes out to check rear shocks,,,,,:eek1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
will do. I got some local intel on some...

will do.

I got some local intel on some riding places and looked them up on Bing.

Do any of these places look familiar?
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Gfacter
It handled the drive from Hagerstown to Front...

It handled the drive from Hagerstown to Front Royal just fine, There is a little sag in the rear and my headlights were hi-beaming a few folks. I live at the top of a 2200 foot mountain with some...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 41,337
Views: 7,713,580
Posted By Gfacter
Yes, I got it from Amazon ...

Yes, I got it from Amazon

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000B8LIKM/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Gfacter
New Guy here. Bought my WR250R Friday...

New Guy here.

Bought my WR250R Friday evening.

Its got 100 miles on it now, broke it in hard and changed the oil this AM with about 60 miles on it. Already seen pavement, dirt, gravel some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
I feel like a kid again been out exploring...

I feel like a kid again been out exploring already found a bunch of steep and rough gravel/dirt roads. A jeep trail with some large muddy puddles and some open power line trails.

This bike is a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Twigg Cycles in Hagerstown MD. Coleman in...

Twigg Cycles in Hagerstown MD.

Coleman in Woodbridge had one also but that organization has such a bad rep.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Just a cell phone pic back from the dealer last...

Just a cell phone pic back from the dealer last night

http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250R/i-c77P9kF/0/L/Potomac-20120907-00168-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
After making a few rounds at various dealers and...

After making a few rounds at various dealers and lots of reading here and other forums I know own a 2012 WR250R. Pics will be posted asap.

Thanks for the offers of the used bikes, the WR just fit...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 458,111
Posted By Gfacter
The Ohlins shock has a Hydraulic height adjuster...

The Ohlins shock has a Hydraulic height adjuster (knob), I set that up for the proper sag. I removed the peg feelers early on those were the only bits that dragged.

I have about 25K on the Odo,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 903
Views: 76,440
Posted By Gfacter
I hate VA so much I moved to a mountain in Front...

I hate VA so much I moved to a mountain in Front Royal from from Bethesda in 2011.

Weird weather too, the pics below were taken 10 days apart last Oct.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 458,111
Posted By Gfacter
I bought the shock from Kyle racing, I think I...

I bought the shock from Kyle racing, I think I just told them my weight and riding style ~ 200 lbs and Sport touring. I have the 19.37 kg/mm spring. Which is just in my weight window.

I sent the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2012, 11:42 AM
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Views: 458,111
Posted By Gfacter
Bought mine new in 2002, this pic was taken in...

Bought mine new in 2002, this pic was taken in late June almost 10 years to the day,



http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Collection/i-dHd2BD6/0/L/P6263581-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,007
Views: 1,516,608
Posted By Gfacter
http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/West-VA-Jun...

http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/West-VA-June-18th-2008/P6180432/316000875_Q4YoR-L.jpg

http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MISC/i-ZHwqBtt/0/L/P5082648-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,492
Posted By Gfacter
Lemans is my favorite racing movie. Porsche...

Lemans is my favorite racing movie. Porsche number 20!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-30-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
I am gonna ride over to Warrenton to see the new...

I am gonna ride over to Warrenton to see the new CRF250L this afternoon.

I may be in touch this weekend on the KLR and DRZ. Too bad I didn't post this earlier, I have been down the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
The Yamaha dealer in Manassas has a 2011 WR450F ...

The Yamaha dealer in Manassas has a 2011 WR450F

What's it take to get that plated in VA?

Mirrors? Tag bracket and light?

Tail light?

Tires is is that the inspection station?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Decisions Decisions.... Has to be dirt...

Decisions Decisions....

Has to be dirt focused, I have ridden my VFR on enough dirt roads.

I hope to get out this week and look at some bikes

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Gonna have to think about the 650's I was...

Gonna have to think about the 650's

I was not fond of the Honda I had way back.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Cool Thanks I will look into the tag games, I...

Cool Thanks I will look into the tag games, I know most of the paved roads.

I have a 2002 VFR, which I bought new in 2002. It's a great bike but not for gravel.

I am fond of RTE's, that was a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-27-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,592
Views: 782,310
Posted By Gfacter
Dolly Sods in WV ...

Dolly Sods in WV

http://gfacter.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/West-VA-ride-July-7th-2006/P7077500/80222437_zf7xz-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Here is the KX420 that me and a HS buddy bought...

Here is the KX420 that me and a HS buddy bought for $ 400 in 1981, he still has it on a farm in Fredericksburg the pic was taken in 2000
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By Gfacter
Front Royal area riding

Where to start?

I moved to Front Royal from Bethesda MD last year, I lived in that area my whole life 47 years. Been riding 30+ years, with all sorts of bikes, Dirt, Street and road racing (track...
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