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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,516,213
Posted By Riley212
http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab174/rileyreyn...

http://i861.photobucket.com/albums/ab174/rileyreynolds212/405570_338328549586895_1787462038_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,649
Posted By Riley212
maybe the same reason yamaha has no 650?

maybe the same reason yamaha has no 650?
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,051
Posted By Riley212
WR250R; yes i would buy it again. i kind of want...

WR250R; yes i would buy it again. i kind of want to get an X to have a shiny one that only stays on the street
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,340
Views: 941,733
Posted By Riley212
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-p6uFlK7PRuY/TsE-vXhJFMI/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-p6uFlK7PRuY/TsE-vXhJFMI/AAAAAAAABhE/FKOc3A-xvfU/s1600/KTM_Freeride_Motocross.jpg

i would put some sumo wheels on this and take it to the go cart track.

i hope these...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,295
Posted By Riley212
My opinion is ABS doesn't matter either way. Get...

My opinion is ABS doesn't matter either way. Get a bike you want to ride and spend a lot of time on. You want as much experience as possible and logging miles is the best way to do that, you ride for...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Riley212
i did the ratchet straps, left them over night...

i did the ratchet straps, left them over night and it seems to be pretty good now.

Found out it was the "no slop/swivel" check valve on the gas cap vent hose that was holding the pressure in.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,598
Posted By Riley212
WR250R is the smallest, lightest bike that will...

WR250R is the smallest, lightest bike that will do it. not as awesome on freeway but not bad and, but lots of fun in dirt. things it needs- Safari tank, seat, paniers and you are g2g. the engine is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 41,335
Views: 7,711,980
Posted By Riley212
Fork Bushing play (slop)

How much play is normal for the fork bushings?

WRR has 8500 miles. never worked on the forks.

When i grab the front brake and gently rock the bike front to back i can feel the forks thunking...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Riley212
i thought of this shortly after i posted this...

i thought of this shortly after i posted this :lol3

but it makes the tank quite wide and my left knee has to compensate it was unobtrusive, now its kind of awkward
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Riley212
Safari Tank swollen

So i left my WR250R parked in the sun for a day here in tucson and the Safari tank has swollen.

Gas cap tube for some reason wasn't letting the pressure out. So now its swollen out on one side.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,605
Posted By Riley212
i chose the WRR. I would rather spend all my...

i chose the WRR. I would rather spend all my available time riding and not wrenching. If i had more time and money(dont we all wish for those?) i would have a ktm.

i would also jump at the wr450r...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By Riley212
i have a rei xxl pack towel, it works well, dries...

i have a rei xxl pack towel, it works well, dries fast and packs small
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2012, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By Riley212
are you new to riding in general? a big bike...

are you new to riding in general? a big bike might not be the best idea, maybe something like the wr250r, husqvarna te310 or ktm 350 excf to start. but if not the ktm 690 is a great bike, the wr450...
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Riley212
Havent moved yet. but i think i will be going...

Havent moved yet. but i think i will be going with the Klim Badlands pro jacket, I like the extra armor. Also the Darien Pants, I like the side zippers; easy on and off. Probably held Warm and Dry...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By Riley212
I live about 20 minutes from the base of Mt....

I live about 20 minutes from the base of Mt. lemmon. I'll be doing some go pro footage up there once i can get my hands on one.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,886
Posted By Riley212
the klx vibrates quite a bit too. not as bad...

the klx vibrates quite a bit too. not as bad though, check out the wr250r, its much better all around and worth the extra money
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By Riley212
Tucson to Show Low on 191

this is my first ride report
Me:
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/575969_338328069586943_699609862_n.jpg

I rode from Tucson, AZ to Show Low AZ and back today. Total miles were about...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 183,442
Posted By Riley212
1990 BMW K1 ...

1990 BMW K1
http://images.craigslist.org/5I15G65J83E83Fe3I1c7j24c37aaaac8315ea.jpg
http://images.craigslist.org/5Ge5Fe5H33k13I93J4c7jc921fd213f541ea0.jpg
that headlight "shudder"
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 131,489
Posted By Riley212
A question

Potential DR650 buyer here, and general motorcycle noob (only 3500 miles on a 250).

Why do some DRs look like the back is reall low and some look much higher
example of High rear ends...
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,580
Posted By Riley212
My room mate and I park our bikes in our back...

My room mate and I park our bikes in our back yard which is hardpan tucson dirt/sand.

Normally this stuff is like concrete hard.....

I woke up the morning after a long ride to thunderous...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,175
Posted By Riley212
personally i prefer the styling of the FZ1 over...

personally i prefer the styling of the FZ1 over the Ninja 1000. Maybe a bit better suspension as well. Dont know what prices are over there but is a hair cheaper too. This is not my bike, nor have i...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,516
Posted By Riley212
I dont have a Ducati but 2 of my friends have...

I dont have a Ducati but 2 of my friends have older monsters not sure what years. the never seem to have problems with them, but they do the maintenance themselves; valve adjustments, belts and...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Riley212
I think Im going to try the Roadcrafter light...

I think Im going to try the Roadcrafter light first.

if it doesn't work out for Dirt duty then I'll just use for around town or on road only trips and get the badlands pro jacket and probably...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Riley212
This is exactly the feedback I'm looking for :) ...

This is exactly the feedback I'm looking for :)

I should have read the description for the RC better, I couldn't tell from the pics if it had pit vents or not.

also apparently the darien pants...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By Riley212
Moving to Washington

I will be moving to bellingham, washington this fall from arizona and will need some new gear for the colder weather; I grew up there so i know the weather.

Type of riding- sport touring on my...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-12-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,554
Posted By Riley212
Smartwool PHd Light ski socks. Actually i have...

Smartwool PHd Light ski socks. Actually i have found that all of smartwool's socks are better than just about everything out there. My feet sweat less, they are softer and more durable than anything...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,027
Posted By Riley212
Hammock

Hennessy Hammock and bamboo flat sheet. Hammock is cool and keeps bugs out. bamboo sheet keeps me from getting all sweaty
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