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Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 46,257
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Posted By Serevince
Utilitarian sprockets and chain? I don't put a...

Utilitarian sprockets and chain? I don't put a ton of miles on the bike. Probably will never wear a set out.

Part numbers and sources would be a big help, also chain length?

Is this a pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Around 2000 I worked with a guy who was part...

Around 2000 I worked with a guy who was part comedian part really annoying. He always said "rocket surgery" as way to get a laugh and be "different". Pretty soon everyone in the office used it. We...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Thanks PT, called them. They were not ready as of...

Thanks PT, called them. They were not ready as of last week.

Makes sense!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
I guess it was lost in translation? I stand...

I guess it was lost in translation?

I stand by all I have posted and appreciate the CONSTRUCTIVE advice and info. I don't care if you're offended that is said "bike" when I clearly meant...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Gearing suggestions for putting around? At low...

Gearing suggestions for putting around? At low speed e.g. Chilling along a unfamiliar trail (or doing the cone weave).

I feel like I'm either searching for the 1.5 gear or really working the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Lol, it's riding a bike. Not exactly rocket...

Lol, it's riding a bike. Not exactly rocket surgery. ;-)

I took the test with almost a year off the bike. My problem was much more clutch than balance.

I have completed the BRC, so I do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Jason, I appreciate your e-mentorship. I'll...

Jason,

I appreciate your e-mentorship. I'll be the first to admit that I have a lot to learn, I'm glad I picked this up at age where I worry way more about my hide than my ego.

I don't know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Maybe you missed the part where I already...

Maybe you missed the part where I already successfully completed the MSF Basic Riders Course.
I'd bet a beer that a professional would tell me to go practice.

Not saying I'm against taking the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Fitenfyr, thanks for the info. As of now the two...

Fitenfyr, thanks for the info. As of now the two local schools are not offering standalone testing. I'm sure it's in the works. As for free MSF training: I don't know the reasoning but the Fairchild...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,067
Posted By Serevince
Failed the last available riders test in WA, EVAR!

Yup, suck.

Cliffs:
New, inexperienced hadn't ridden in year, FAILED rider test for multiple minor deductions. WA DOL is no longer offering rider testing. The only way to get a license is to pay...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Thanks, great write up, but he did gloss over the...

Thanks, great write up, but he did gloss over the entire tank removal. :wink:

7-2 in the FSM.

Thanks

Vince
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Could someone direct me to the "Idiots Guide to...

Could someone direct me to the "Idiots Guide to Fuel Pump Replacement"?

I have the pump via Service Honda. I'm handicapable with a wrench. I usually like to take a few unnecessary items apart, to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Cry Fuel pump?

So my first real joy ride was cut short today!

I was headed here. http://www.parks.wa.gov/parks/?selectedpark=Mount%20Spokane

When I stopped at the Ranger station, my bike would not start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
That's awesome. DETAILS? Thanks Vince

That's awesome. DETAILS?

Thanks

Vince
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
My rack is not coated that I can tell. I just got...

My rack is not coated that I can tell. I just got it 2-3 weeks ago. The bolts were less than $2 at the local Fasteners. M6 x 75 mm if I recall?

I'm a newb, can you expound on the bare aluminum...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
The Automotive Machine rack is $90. I think mine...

The Automotive Machine rack is $90. I think mine came out to be right at $100 ish with shipping.

Just mention their website or be a WR250R forum member.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Silly question here: My GPS power cable came in....

Silly question here: My GPS power cable came in. Do I just hook it up Pos/ Neg straight to the battery?

Thanks

Vince
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Catching up on the thread from the side of the...

Catching up on the thread from the side of the road. Lol. Out of gas waiting on a friend. I thought "I can make it". Almost. Lol.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Thank you Basher

Thanks Basher for the Pelican mount system! I hope you don't mind I made a few improvements.:lol3

Instead of drilling the holes in any sort of identifiable pattern I chose to drill them randomly...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
I have it. Along with the oil out of my mower....

I have it. Along with the oil out of my mower. Between the two, it's a nice black semi gelatinous gel.

Fun!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Of course there was no washer. I looked when I...

Of course there was no washer. I looked when I pulled it, but it must hav been stuck to the bike and fell off when the oil was draining?

Of course the first perfect weekend and my bike is out...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Changed the oil Thurs. Rode to work Fri. Went out...

Changed the oil Thurs. Rode to work Fri. Went out today to install my new rack and there is a sizable puddle of very clean oil under my bike!

All the plugs and bolts are still there? Seems dry...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46,257
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Posted By Serevince
That's bigger than I thought. Now I need...

That's bigger than I thought.

Now I need the details on the other bikes setup. What case is that? How is it attached?

Thanks




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Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Thank you all for the inputs. I am definitly...

Thank you all for the inputs.

I am definitly keeping them! They sound like the perfect scapegoat for my lack of riding skills!

Bystander: " Why did you just fall over at that stoplight?"
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
So can someone please educate me on why the stock...

So can someone please educate me on why the stock tires are called "Deathwings"?

What are the go to tire options for short folk who are not doing hard core trails?

Thanks

Vince

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Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Impressive! Any shots loaded on the bike? ...

Impressive! Any shots loaded on the bike?

Thanks

Vince
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Looking for a bag to go on my incoming rack. ...

Looking for a bag to go on my incoming rack.

Comparing

Sealline Widemouth Duffle. $60.
9.5 w x 14 h x 21 long 40L
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
You rock! I just ordered it. Thanks ...

You rock! I just ordered it.

Thanks

Vince

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Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Is anyone making anything close to the...

Is anyone making anything close to the Emerson.biguns racks? I want that rack especially near that price point! Promoto billet is the closest and the cheapest I can find that is $140.

Thanks
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
$3700 08 with 800 miles last July. A 4...

$3700 08 with 800 miles last July.

A 4 month long trip in a shipping container and winter that just would not quit and I think I'm at about 875 miles now. Lol

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Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Was wondering where most people put their GPS...

Was wondering where most people put their GPS mounts? I clicked back a few pages and and least one other person put it the same place I did. :D
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Speaking of my newish to me bike. I need to do...

Speaking of my newish to me bike. I need to do spring/ initial maintainence. Do I have everything?

Belray grease
PJ1 filter oil and filter cleaner
OEM Oil Filter
Belray chain lube
Yamalube...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
I paid $3700 for my 08 with 700 miles. There is a...

I paid $3700 for my 08 with 700 miles. There is a nice 08 X for sale locally for the same with 5k miles. If I could swing it I would own both!

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Forum: Vendors 04-22-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,024
Posted By Serevince
Im local, I want one can I come try one on? ...

Im local, I want one can I come try one on?

Thanks

Vince

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Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Any WR riders in the Spokane area? I'm a total...

Any WR riders in the Spokane area? I'm a total newb and would like to lower/ set up my suspenion and learn how to change a tire, etc. Would be willing to exchange beer/bacon (or other pork and pork...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
1st ride for us both...

And both me and my WR survived :D

Never ridden before, had the bike for several weeks trying to get into a MSF BRC so I can get my endorsement (have to send the cert back to my DL state). I've...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2010, 04:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,055
Posted By Serevince
I own/ use these: Big Agnes Insulated Air...

I own/ use these:

Big Agnes Insulated Air Core: Awesome, comfortable, packs small and light, suprisingly tough. I've used it in snow caves in sub freezing temps to 90 degree+ plus nights in...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,891
Posted By Serevince
I just ordered two different bottles from REI,...

I just ordered two different bottles from REI, the 3 and 4 oz little nalgene sqeeze bottles. The 3oz nest inside my stove, inside my pot perfectly. I tossed it all around this weekend in my pack and...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-14-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,719
Posted By Serevince
All of the replies cracked me up:rofl ...

All of the replies cracked me up:rofl

Intentionally or not, the first three responses are all saying the same thing.



ExOfficio, Patagucci, Arcteryx are all great brands and all...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46,257
Views: 9,260,763
Posted By Serevince
Question Can someone please clue me in on installing the B...

Can someone please clue me in on installing the B and B skid plate?

It comes with 2 long bolts, 2 short bolts and 2 spacers.



BTW: I got the master cylinder cover and the skid plate and...
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