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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
I was mistaken about the seat height. I read a...

I was mistaken about the seat height. I read a pre production spec sheet back in October and saw 2 different seat heights. True about the paddling, but sometimes feel like when dabbing and hanging a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
I agree. The FX is a taller bike though according...

I agree. The FX is a taller bike though according to the specs, but if it does have a lighting coil then it makes a good base to build from.
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
When I hit that milestone, I'd rebuild it with a...

When I hit that milestone, I'd rebuild it with a Thumper racing 306cc kit and ride it another 40k miles. 70k miles is the highest mileage WRR I've ever heard documented, weren't you due for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Want. So. Badly. ...

Want. So. Badly.

http://media.motoonline.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2015-Yamaha-WR250F-action.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Of course man, give this thread another couple of...

Of course man, give this thread another couple of years and you won't even recognize this as a WRR.

I know people are always saying that it's not worth it to trick out a WRR, and in some ways it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Very slowly, just ordered a new radiator and got...

Very slowly, just ordered a new radiator and got the rear shocks back from WER. Need to order some OEM parts (front side covers, etc.) once I've got my list together. Front forks seals are weeping...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
It's not my permanent residence, it's a rented...

It's not my permanent residence, it's a rented cabin in northern NJ.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
yes, and yes.

yes, and yes.
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
The repair manual specs 11 mm bore OEM Nissin...

The repair manual specs 11 mm bore OEM Nissin front master cylinder for the WR250R. Note sure where you got 6mm from. If the stock brembo's master cylinder is 10mm (smaller), then I could see it...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
Krieger Tensioner is the simplest and can be done...

Krieger Tensioner is the simplest and can be done without hassle. Automatic Tensioner OEM is a lot more hassle to set, but If you're don't remove the top end cover, the cams should theoretically stay...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
I find at 12/47 gearing that going from ~70 to 75...

I find at 12/47 gearing that going from ~70 to 75 cruising to ~65 cruising will get me 10-15ish mpg better mileage. That extra 500+ rpms up top makes a difference. In the sand, the WRR mpg is going...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 442,662
Posted By simonpig
Thanks for that. What a snot fest. Track looks...

Thanks for that. What a snot fest. Track looks funs though. I see some 60 fps in my future.
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 442,662
Posted By simonpig
Youtube does 60fps now. Nice. I did not know that.

Youtube does 60fps now. Nice. I did not know that.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 121,609
Posted By simonpig
I like your style

I like your style
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 121,609
Posted By simonpig
It's a great concept for seeing the USA. This is...

It's a great concept for seeing the USA. This is a big country and I don't feel like I've seen nearly enough of it.

My wife might be giving up riding, and if she does, I might just convert her...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 121,609
Posted By simonpig
I need to do one of these Mobius type trips. How...

I need to do one of these Mobius type trips. How do you prep the bikes for storage? Take the battery out, etc. Stabil. I'm sure it's been asked before, but I don't even know where to begin to search...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 121,609
Posted By simonpig
Hey, I've been to Umpqua too! Great place for a...

Hey, I've been to Umpqua too! Great place for a soak and a great ride report.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 442,662
Posted By simonpig
Save your money and get the New Hero lowest model...

Save your money and get the New Hero lowest model (attached to waterproof case) for $129. It'll do superview in 720, something the white 3 won't. The only thing is that it has a built in battery...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 62,541
Posted By simonpig
Matt's a good follow camera guy. Takes skill to...

Matt's a good follow camera guy. Takes skill to be able to follow that closely and while being off the preferred line. AND it also takes a good rider being filmed to keep an smooth even rhythm and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 62,541
Posted By simonpig
Speechless to see Kelds on a big bike like the...

Speechless to see Kelds on a big bike like the 990R. Not only did she pick a big bike, but the tallest version of it. And then decided to do some single track with it. I feel less manly now, Thanks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
I laughed in my helmet.

I laughed in my helmet.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 681
Views: 63,084
Posted By simonpig
Sux. Get well soon. I've been on the verge...

Sux. Get well soon.

I've been on the verge of the going over the bars so many times in these situations at the Pine Barrens, I've lost count. One minute you're motoring good down a fast sand road...
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
The bulletproof designs one looks the most trick...

The bulletproof designs one looks the most trick as well. This mod adds to 2 hp to the bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
FYI, The Flatlands radiator guard has no cross...

FYI, The Flatlands radiator guard has no cross bracing, and is probably the weakest for side impacts.

I've tried the Force which does have cross bracing and that one is good, but problems arise...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Back at it. Drained the Engine Ice for the...

Back at it. Drained the Engine Ice for the purposes of examining the radiator.

<a href="http://s1202.photobucket.com/user/simonpig/media/Yamaha%20WR250R/PB220001_zps08218764.jpg.html"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
:clap It's funny you give your bikes treats when...

:clap It's funny you give your bikes treats when they behave.

I'm at a point where I've got the WRR dialed, but whenever it impresses me with it's abilities, I throw it some trick or more premium...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,735,341
Posted By simonpig
Yes, it is a legit price. That fleabay price is...

Yes, it is a legit price. That fleabay price is relying on you to not do your homework. Some people charge more for the used OEM parts than the brand new OEM parts, again, it's all fleabay silliness,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Cold as hell in NY, so I decided there was no...

Cold as hell in NY, so I decided there was no better time than now to start tearing into the WRR. In conjunction with my sending out the Shock to Works Enduro Rider (WER) in New Jersey for a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
Hope someone does a ride report and video. Last...

Hope someone does a ride report and video. Last time I did it was 2010. Great ride for getting acquainted with sand riding. it was COLD this weekend.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,719
Views: 733,472
Posted By simonpig
Subscribed! I must've been living under a rock....

Subscribed! I must've been living under a rock. This is the first time I've ran across this thread and I loves me some videos.

Here's one from the not too distant past. Quarry Run in '13 on blue....
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
Jumping logs has a better risk/reward...

Jumping logs has a better risk/reward proposition. Mud holes are never rewarding, even if you clear it without getting stuck.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,988
Posted By simonpig
Look forward to seeing you guys on the trails...

Look forward to seeing you guys on the trails again. Next year, the wine will flow and I will be ready with camera for impending silliness.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,988
Posted By simonpig
Sorry Gary ... I keep thinking you still have the...

Sorry Gary ... I keep thinking you still have the red KLX.
Pete was at 2:31 on Part 1 and 5:05 on Part 2.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
I avoid mud holes at all cost. Go around, up the...

I avoid mud holes at all cost. Go around, up the hill, into the woods, down ravines, in-between trees, skirt the edge ... whatever, I don't willingly ride into a mud hole. I learned my lesson awhile...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,988
Posted By simonpig
First time and hopefully not the last. Amazing as...

First time and hopefully not the last. Amazing as everyone says. Below are my contributions.

Gene, Bob, Brendan, Pete, Gary - you got some cameos here.

Saturday:

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Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 46,341
Views: 9,293,128
Posted By simonpig
Took the WRR to woods and singletrack of NJ and...

Took the WRR to woods and singletrack of NJ and set it free. It came back to me with a right side panel sheared off and the left hanging by a zip tie.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.1–11.2 Raw...

2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.1–11.2
Raw Footage


SATURDAY

Part 1

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Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.111.2 Film...

2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.111.2
Film

Part 2. Sunday
50 and Sunny

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Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.111.2 Film...

2014 Hammer Run, Millville, NJ - 11.111.2
Film

Part 1. Saturday
Slick and Snotty

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Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 35,586
Posted By simonpig
Just got to washing it. It was filthy. <a...

Just got to washing it. It was filthy.

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