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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 38,368
Posted By Gobius
Whoa, $5K for a 2005 DR650?!? :huh A 10 year...

Whoa, $5K for a 2005 DR650?!? :huh

A 10 year old DR650 that can be had for $6K new?

Good luck brother.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Well, the suspension on my PR4 was stiffer than I...

Well, the suspension on my PR4 was stiffer than I expected at first, but it's definitely loosening up a little with some miles. I backed off on the compression and rebound damping quite a bit on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Gobius
What you're describing is exactly an AJP PR4: ...

What you're describing is exactly an AJP PR4:

http://ajppa.com/ajp-motorcycle/2015pr4/

Relatively light, simple motor with enough power, low maintenance, e-start with kicker, excellent...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Yes, 17 digits.

Yes, 17 digits.
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Not sure about parts availability in the Old...

Not sure about parts availability in the Old World, but I can tell you there is zero aftermarket support in North America, which makes sense since the bikes have only been here for about 6 months.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Very interested in this! Keep us posted.

Very interested in this! Keep us posted.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9,679
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,541,183
Posted By Gobius
CRF250X parts

These parts were all used on my 2004 Honda CRF250X before I sold it. All are in good working condition, and will fit several years of CRF250X and CRF250R.

First is a Hot Cams Stage 1 cam (Part #...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
No, there is no indication of "off road only" on...

No, there is no indication of "off road only" on the MSO. Here in WA you just take the MSO to the licensing office and pick up your plate.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Just finished riding the Shelton Valley Beginner...

Just finished riding the Shelton Valley Beginner Enduro on my relatively new PR4 (108 miles on the odo this morning).

http://www.psermc.org/races/enduro

This is a fantastic event on PacNW...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Gobius
I rode my buddy's Scrambler once. It felt slow,...

I rode my buddy's Scrambler once. It felt slow, heavy, and ponderous. I understand that people are into the retro styling and heritage of it, and that's great, but I didn't think it was fun to ride. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 109,005
Posted By Gobius
@longhaul747 if a trailer would help, I have one...

@longhaul747 if a trailer would help, I have one and am just up the road in Lynnwood. I'll be around this weekend, just let me know.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
I have tried to find service manuals for both...

I have tried to find service manuals for both this and the ZS169MM (air-cooled) motor in the PR4, and have found nothing. Very frustrating.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,342
Posted By Gobius
I think Frank from Frank's motorbikes had a PR4...

I think Frank from Frank's motorbikes had a PR4 and a PR5 at the Euro moto show too.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,342
Posted By Gobius
I did see a PR3 and a PR4 at the D100 in the back...

I did see a PR3 and a PR4 at the D100 in the back of a truck. I assume that was the guy from stranger creek, as he told me that he would have demo bikes there. But I couldn't find the owner of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Gobius
Talked to a Grant Co. PUD guy there a few months...

Talked to a Grant Co. PUD guy there a few months ago when we were duck hunting. He said the army MPs patrol that side of the river in the firing range, and they do NOT have a sense of humor about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Seat covers (at least for the PR5) have been...

Seat covers (at least for the PR5) have been discussed here:
http://motosportz.com/AJPforum/index.php?topic=91.15

I think the PR4 and PR5 seats may be different, though.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
She will never be this clean again! ...

She will never be this clean again!



http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k135/Gobius/IMAG0051_zpsmo7mwudq.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Well I guess that's the beauty of the internet...

Well I guess that's the beauty of the internet age. With all these numbers at our fingertips, there's no point in riding the bikes :D

Picking up my PR4 tomorrow:clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
I don't know what you did to your KLX to get it...

I don't know what you did to your KLX to get it to 275 lbs, but it must not have been close to stock.

In terms of real stock weight, a 2006 KLX250S ready to ride weighs 297 lbs:...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,359
Posted By Gobius
Yep, my CRF250X has an aftermarket pipe and is...

Yep, my CRF250X has an aftermarket pipe and is jetted, and I would say the PR5 makes more power (with the Doma pipe). But even if it made less power the PR5 would be a better bike. The handling is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 980
Posted By Gobius
That did it. I was looking forward to it before,...

That did it. I was looking forward to it before, but now I am officially in "can't wait" mode! I have missed this event once in the past 5 years, and I have been kicking myself ever since.

For...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By Gobius
Got a demo ride with lucky3 and the AJP bikes at...

Got a demo ride with lucky3 and the AJP bikes at Tahuya today. It was WET. And the bikes were great! If I were a man of more means, I would buy a PR4 and a PR5. As it is, I'm only buying a PR4. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,037
Posted By Gobius
All good advice there from OffRoadRuler. I have...

All good advice there from OffRoadRuler. I have done the ironman poker run for several years now, and last year tried the race. Let's just say that the race is very different from the poker run. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-25-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,770
Posted By Gobius
Exactly. A simple air-cooled motor in a...

Exactly. A simple air-cooled motor in a lightweight frame with good suspension. And easily plated in WA. Sounds perfect for what I do, and I'm looking forward to riding these. @lucky3 and I have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Gobius
Yes, because of the "Offset for Use" clause there...

Yes, because of the "Offset for Use" clause there will be some expense. But other than that, you should be eligible for vehicle replacement, or refund of purchase price and any associated expenses. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-25-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Gobius
Yep, if your bike is out of service for a...

Yep, if your bike is out of service for a cumulative total of 30 days to fix a defect (or defects), you're covered. Make sure you have documentation of the time frame - your dealer should help you...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Gobius
+1 for Konflict Motorsports, in Redmond Washington

+1 for Konflict Motorsports, in Redmond Washington
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,352
Posted By Gobius
You have been to Stromtrooper, right...

You have been to Stromtrooper, right (www.stromtrooper.com)? This subject has been discussed at length and in detail over there, by many riders who have owned both versions.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,928
Posted By Gobius
I would only consider 2 of those bikes an...

I would only consider 2 of those bikes an "upgrade" from a V-Strom 650 - the Super Ten and maybe the Tiger (if you get a good one). For the others you're paying more, but not necessarily getting...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Gobius
You'll probably have more luck posting here: ...

You'll probably have more luck posting here:

http://www.crfsonly.com/forum/index.php

or maybe thumpertalk.com

I've been curious about those little guys for a while now. What are your plans...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3,853
Views: 804,517
Posted By Gobius
I don't know, is it really fair to the GS to...

I don't know, is it really fair to the GS to compare it to a new V? I mean, if Suzuki prices it right, it will undercut the purchase price of a GS by about $5k. Figure in the difference in accessory...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,862
Posted By Gobius
I only know one guy who owns a Tiger. It has...

I only know one guy who owns a Tiger. It has stranded him 3 times now in less than 2 years with electrical system issues. I know my sample size is only 1, but I have spent a lot of time on the side...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Gobius
I would love to know how a 150R works for a...

I would love to know how a 150R works for a (smaller) adult size rider. I've seriously considered getting one.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-12-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,862
Posted By Gobius
If your main criterion really is reliability...

If your main criterion really is reliability (mine is), then the Strom is your bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,406
Posted By Gobius
Thanks for letting me tag along today fellas....

Thanks for letting me tag along today fellas. Great ride - I think we all learned a few things!

Sent from my HTCEVOV4G using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,406
Posted By Gobius
What time you thinking?

What time you thinking?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,056
Posted By Gobius
This is the lure of the strom. It will go...

This is the lure of the strom. It will go wherever you want it to go (within reason), and it will reliably get you home. I've had recent experience with Italian bikes, and they do have more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-04-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 86,888
Posted By Gobius
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<a href="http://s87.photobucket.com/user/Gobius/media/IMG_2809_zps455e0204.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k135/Gobius/IMG_2809_zps455e0204.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Gobius
Another Strom rider here in the Lynnhood ('13...

Another Strom rider here in the Lynnhood ('13 blue). Hope to see you around.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-03-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,994
Posted By Gobius
I'd say the first question is why do you want a...

I'd say the first question is why do you want a bigger adventure bike? I'd say a strom is already toward the big end of the adventure bike spectrum. Easily big enough to adventure tour wherever you...
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