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Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 115,023
Posted By RonSJC
Nice grab on a bike with only 281miles My '07 ...

Nice grab on a bike with only 281miles My '07 had just over 100 miles when I got it about 3 years ago. It sat in a hanger at the Santa Monica Airport and was owned by none other than Jon Lovitz. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 115,023
Posted By RonSJC
I went with 14/48 gearing to get the RPM's down...

I went with 14/48 gearing to get the RPM's down for my 30-40 mile ride to the dirt and it's a pretty nice compromise. I went up to a 15 and going downhill felt like I had the clutch pulled in. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 316,826
Posted By RonSJC
You need to "host" or upload the pictures on...

You need to "host" or upload the pictures on another site like Flickr, etc. I use my Google+ and it's free and works.

Then go the the hosted image and copy the net address (if you are on a PC...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Oh, Shit! Glad you are alive! Sounds like you...

Oh, Shit! Glad you are alive! Sounds like you need to find a parts bike with most of what you need still on the bike. Probably be cheaper in the long run.
I'm in SoCal with a Truck so if you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I'm In!

I'm In!
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Cheap Bars

Hi All, I wondered into Cyclegear the other day and they had some Steel bars for $19 bucks! I weighed them next to my aluminum "mini" bars and they were only a few ounces more. At some point I want...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Keep your eye on Ebay. Stock racks come up from...

Keep your eye on Ebay. Stock racks come up from time to time. I got one last year.

Good luck!

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 316,826
Posted By RonSJC
So if you want to sell it when you get to...

So if you want to sell it when you get to Oregon..... drop me a line! Not sure when new ones will hit our shores.
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I think it's 200 Watts and the manual states 228...

I think it's 200 Watts and the manual states 228 + or - 14 psi

That bike looks real familiar, any one else recognize it? Looks like it's very well sorted out.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Check out Seat Concepts: ...

Check out Seat Concepts:
http://www.seatconcepts.com/products#!/Honda-NX250/p/45568160/category=1671356

They made a seat just for us! only $159. I see you are in SoCal. If you want to meet up...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,574
Views: 316,826
Posted By RonSJC
I saw a post on their Facebook page that stated...

I saw a post on their Facebook page that stated late this year.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I just sent it to you in an email. Let me know...

I just sent it to you in an email. Let me know if anyone else wants it I can upload it as a photo, but I'm not sure how clear it would be.

Ron
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,354
Posted By RonSJC
Wow, too cool. I was out that way about a week...

Wow, too cool. I was out that way about a week ago and I thought I knew exactly where it was. I think I was at the Kawasaki track off the 15 (I seem to recall green bikes fly there a few years...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I happened to notice I have put 4,500 miles on...

I happened to notice I have put 4,500 miles on the Trail Wings and I'm happy with the tread wear. They handle well on the street, soft dirt, hard pack, soft sand (aired down). I have only had them in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
jellycow quote: "Also I'll be looking into...

jellycow quote: "Also I'll be looking into mounting a NX650 center stand and lowering the footpegs at the same time"

Wait, what? an NX650 center stand fits (I'm guessing with a great deal of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,354
Posted By RonSJC
No, it doesn't help.... Everywhere is 5 miles...

No, it doesn't help.... Everywhere is 5 miles from the nearest Starbucks:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Could it just be age? My bike had just a little...

Could it just be age? My bike had just a little over 2000 miles when I picked it up a year ago (it had been sitting unmolested under a blanket in a garage) I had weird things going on with the tach...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,376,073
Posted By RonSJC
They redesigned the foam. A little wider near the...

They redesigned the foam. A little wider near the back and took the slope out into the tank. The cover is redesigned too. Black with blue stitching. It all goes on the original pan. I don't know if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Is the part you are referring to the cdi? I found...

Is the part you are referring to the cdi? I found an after market one here in the US and have put 3,000 miles so far without an issue. My bike only had a couple thousand on the clock when I got it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,376,073
Posted By RonSJC
I put the seat concepts on my f650gs before...

I put the seat concepts on my f650gs before taking it from SoCal to Hyder Alaska too. I now have their seats on my husky te250,
And my nx250. Couldn't be happier
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 204,812
Posted By RonSJC
AX-1 Rebuild Page

Wow, digging around this thread I ran across posts from Kiriakos (is he still active?) and his site on an AX-1 Rebuild........... Amazing:

http://dhost.info/ax1/html/the_rebuild.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,354
Posted By RonSJC
Sounds easy, I've got an account. Thanks! Ron

Sounds easy, I've got an account.
Thanks!
Ron
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,376,073
Posted By RonSJC
Dang, did you rip that off the Murray in the...

Dang, did you rip that off the Murray in the photo?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 10,354
Posted By RonSJC
I have Tapatalk on my iphone too but I've never...

I have Tapatalk on my iphone too but I've never tried to post from it. Do you have to "host" the photo to another site, or can you upload directly to ADV with tapatalk?

(just in case I can get in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
So Cal looks like a different place after a...

So Cal looks like a different place after a little rain.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Hey Dangerish, it would be great to check out...

Hey Dangerish, it would be great to check out some of the rides you videoed. I'll follow up when I can get out that way.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,376,073
Posted By RonSJC
Honda NX250 Seats Available at Seat Concepts

Hey All, I know most of you with Honda NX250's hang out on the NX thread, but just in case any of you missed it, we talked Seat Concepts into building a seat for us and it's available on their site...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Little trip Yesterday

Hey All, I took a little ride yesterday (sorry about the crappy Iphone pics) to check out my new Seat Concepts seat.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Dang that's expensive, I think I might look into...

Dang that's expensive, I think I might look into some kind of guard to go over my light.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Looks like my bike! Nice ride report. I used...

Looks like my bike! Nice ride report. I used Google translate
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I got the gripper top and the carbon sides. Its...

I got the gripper top and the carbon sides. Its pretty grippy, about the same as on most motocross gripper seats.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I plan on about a 120 mile ride tomorrow (not off...

I plan on about a 120 mile ride tomorrow (not off road though). I'll report. Actually, I opted for the medium foam. (comes in 3 densities) From what I have come to understand if the foam is too...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Here it is Boys and Girls! Seat Concepts Seat the NX

So, if Santa didn't bring you want you wanted this Christmas... Here's your chance to get it yourself. I picked up my bike from Seat Concepts today. Awesome! Looks Great... Feels even better, Sooo...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Nice! What roads were you on? Thanks, Ron

Nice! What roads were you on?

Thanks,
Ron
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Seat Concepts NX250 Seats are IN!!!

Hey Guys! The good folks at Seat Concepts have finished the seats so you can order away!!! I'll be picking up mine as soon as I can. The photo shows the blue stitching I requested ( you can get any...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
I ordered a rear fairing off ebay from China. It...

I ordered a rear fairing off ebay from China. It was cheap and I wasn't even sure I'd get it, but it came in about 3 weeks. I found some paint at the hardware store that was a close match (it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks! Anyone seen these in the U.S. ?

Thanks!
Anyone seen these in the U.S. ?
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,229,073
Posted By RonSJC
When I was riding the beach at Pismo this past...

When I was riding the beach at Pismo this past summer I aired down the stock Trailwings and it made all the difference in the world.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 115,023
Posted By RonSJC
Not sure what part of the country you are in, but...

Not sure what part of the country you are in, but it sounds like a fair price. Anything plated averages about $3000 out here, and the bikes not even broken in with those miles.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,433
Views: 2,376,073
Posted By RonSJC
I don't think so , although I thought I read...

I don't think so , although I thought I read someplace there was a Chinese knockoff out there.
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