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Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Geez, Chris...what is that?...maybe a 1% grade? ...

Geez, Chris...what is that?...maybe a 1% grade? I could do that on a KLR650...with luggage.:lol3

Man, I'm surprised to see any vegetation trying to grow in that stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Well, I love loop rides...just not the ones that...

Well, I love loop rides...just not the ones that involve riding from Texas to Utah and back...even on a different route.:lol3

Now, when I head to Utah tomorrow and finally come to rest out in the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Amen Brother!...preach on!:lol3 I'll third...

Amen Brother!...preach on!:lol3

I'll third that overrated exercise of manhood that involves "iron 'manning" to the place where you're really going to have fun riding. That's what pickup beds,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Hey look!...that 'merican guy in jgino's pic is...

Hey look!...that 'merican guy in jgino's pic is riding orange!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
Here's one way... ...

Here's one way...

http://burkhartcycle.com/store/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=4&products_id=96
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Dang, Gd...that doesn't look like 640 country to...

Dang, Gd...that doesn't look like 640 country to me.:lol3

That's a bit of a beast of a bike to ride in the woods, I'd think. Doable but beastly. I'm seeing an electric start KTM200 for that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,805
Posted By TNC
Heading to Dixie...national forest, that is.:D ...

Heading to Dixie...national forest, that is.:D Well, everything has worked out to head that way starting Monday afternoon. I should be camping somewhere on hwy 12 south of hwy 24 and Torrey, UT by...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
When things go wrong in my case with a really...

When things go wrong in my case with a really strong bike going up a loose, rocky uphill, it usually involves the back tire breaking loose and just losing all momemtum. I'm not a greenhorn, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
Interesting question. I haven't ridden a lowered...

Interesting question. I haven't ridden a lowered KLX, early or later. However, I find my '06 to be as low as I'd dare go when the suspension is compressed in hard riding. I have to watch my feet...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Yeah, this thread and I guess the whole concept...

Yeah, this thread and I guess the whole concept of "dual sport" riding is so freakin' big and diverse that it almost becomes useless in some regards. I don't mean that in a smart aleck way either. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,114
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Posted By TNC
Yeah, you gotta make equal to equal comparison on...

Yeah, you gotta make equal to equal comparison on how the bike is going to get used. From many of my older riding buddies who don't race their KTM's but use them in some decently rough terrain,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
My understanding on the WRR is that it is...

My understanding on the WRR is that it is basically one cylinder from an '06 or '07 R1 Yamaha sport bike...maybe that's just shop talk rumor. The WRF's are designed and built as enduro/off road...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By TNC
And don't forget...Harley is 'merican made...that...

And don't forget...Harley is 'merican made...that 390 will come from God knows where.:lol3

stef, we're just giving you some grief. I think I've said at least 63 times on the forum that I might...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
I have no issue with Bill's 351 whatsoever. ...

I have no issue with Bill's 351 whatsoever. However, the bike shop I used to work at let me buy the whole OEM 300 kit for cost, so I went with that. I was also a little concerned about upping the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By TNC
Well...at least he knows how to read. ...

Well...at least he knows how to read.


:hide
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By TNC
LOL!...I actually have a complete rolling chassis...

LOL!...I actually have a complete rolling chassis for a 2002 CR125R, less engine and radiators. I'm contemplating using the front fork for a dual sport swap. But...I'm not going to do a DH bicycle...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 836
Posted By TNC
The age old question...the age old...

The age old question...the age old answer...neither!:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Good man!...ATGATT!:D

Good man!...ATGATT!:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Krabill...is that item leather or latex?:lol3

Krabill...is that item leather or latex?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
Can't remember the channel or exact program, but...

Can't remember the channel or exact program, but one of the motorsports programs on satellite highlighted one of the sophisticated manufacturing facilities in China that was making motorcycle...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Kind of explains that room in Krabill's house...

Kind of explains that room in Krabill's house I've heard about that is equipped with chains, suspended restraints, and numerous articles of latex and leather attire.:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By TNC
On the "collared doves" are you referring to what...

On the "collared doves" are you referring to what they classify as Asian doves?...as big as a New York city pidgeon. Man, those things have almost taken over around my area in west central TX. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,609
Posted By TNC
Hondo, that's Hellsickle and Paula out for a...

Hondo, that's Hellsickle and Paula out for a Sunday drive. However, you don't want to know what goes on when they get back home. Something involving whips, baby oil, and plastic sheeting attached...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,321
Posted By TNC
While I haven't tried true DH racing on any of my...

While I haven't tried true DH racing on any of my dirt bikes with a dead motor, I can attest that there's something that doesn't click with descending like it does with a long travel MTB. I've had...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Don't try to sell that story here, zedro. I've...

Don't try to sell that story here, zedro. I've known you from the mtbr.com days, and I can attest that it is an actual picture of you, and that's the outfit you wore when downhill racing. Now, what...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By TNC
I don't think any thumper offered in the U.S. has...

I don't think any thumper offered in the U.S. has the subframe to accomodate the weights you have listed here. Your picture there probably confirms why there are so many roadside welding services in...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
Yeah, that's interesting. However, I'm thinking...

Yeah, that's interesting. However, I'm thinking another ratcheting or manual tensioner might not be the solution. For some reason Kawasaki uses a spring based damper or whatever on the lower run of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
No, all Chinese made engines and components are...

No, all Chinese made engines and components are not junk by any means. I just wish they'd take 60 seconds for someone versed in a bit of english to proof read their ads, directions, and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
What is an engine block body refire?:lol3

What is an engine block body refire?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Well, Zedro, it certainly ain't the good ol' days...

Well, Zedro, it certainly ain't the good ol' days of mtbr, is it...unless you consider the fireworks when Shiver-Me-Timbers and Westcoasthucker got fired up.:lol3

I don't know...this thread...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,609
Posted By TNC
Hondo?...a mid-life crisis or a post-life...

Hondo?...a mid-life crisis or a post-life crisis?:lol3

Man, I'm a sucker for Vettes of all years. Beautiful car...congrats.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,880
Posted By TNC
What?...no campy, retro, Husqvarna Automatic...

What?...no campy, retro, Husqvarna Automatic t-shirts for you?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
jules, "good enough" doesn't get it.:lol3 ...

jules, "good enough" doesn't get it.:lol3

But seriously, you commented how badly your KLX ran in the high country and mentioned removing the DJ needle. Honestly, the DJ needle is far superior to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
I just want to know if that's Klotz ladden 2S mix...

I just want to know if that's Klotz ladden 2S mix or straight gas in your avatar.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,231
Posted By TNC
I don't normally interfere with other people's...

I don't normally interfere with other people's opinions when it is based on opinion related issues...but...why would you think an XR650R is underpowered when it has around 50hp stock and weighs...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11,114
Views: 2,364,279
Posted By TNC
Jules, what was your jetting for this trip?

Jules, what was your jetting for this trip?
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Zedro, I know it's probably much newer than...

Zedro, I know it's probably much newer than you're considering, but I got to ride a club member's brand new e-start KTM200 EXC while we were preparing for our national enduro earlier this year. Oh...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Aren't most stainless, braided lines plastic...

Aren't most stainless, braided lines plastic coated to keep them from becoming hacksaws on anything they come in contact with?
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10,291
Views: 472,182
Posted By TNC
Those new Beta RS models look amazing. I was...

Those new Beta RS models look amazing. I was checking them out in the new Dirt Rider mag. Makes me want to learn a little Italian.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,231
Posted By TNC
I've always loved the XRR, and I think it's the...

I've always loved the XRR, and I think it's the bike Honda completely dropped the ball on for making a really great dual sport. That said, I will still repeat that one should make sure they can live...
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