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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,543
Posted By grubbie
Fuel is easily found on the northern route. I...

Fuel is easily found on the northern route. I could give you some good suggestions that would include Devils Tower and a nice ride through the Big Horns. Nearly all gravel or two lanes, whichever you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22,383
Views: 2,683,782
Posted By grubbie
Understood, just rying to get a "basic" idea of...

Understood, just rying to get a "basic" idea of what to look for. I found some other info on the web as far as reading a plug goes. Will be a while before I tear into it, but want to have as much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,543
Posted By grubbie
Drying up and greening up nicely here in the...

Drying up and greening up nicely here in the northeast, now I just need the time to ride. Looks like a possibility for moisture sunday here as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22,383
Views: 2,683,782
Posted By grubbie
Thanks for the replies.....carb work is probably...

Thanks for the replies.....carb work is probably not something I could figure out without some guidance as far as what jets to use, etc. Also, air leak at the manifold,....what should I look for on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22,383
Views: 2,683,782
Posted By grubbie
Dont know what I was thinking, bought a 1993...

Dont know what I was thinking, bought a 1993 DR250SE, didn't need it, just a good deal. Then a week later, bought a 1995 DR350SE, don't need it either. I LOVE the 350. But I have a problem with it....
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 216,358
Posted By grubbie
Just got a 93 DR250SE, planning on using it as a...

Just got a 93 DR250SE, planning on using it as a "buddy bike" for my brother, son, etc. Is there a mod or something I could check to make this thing easier to start?? My other bikes will start when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
:poser

:poser
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,545
Posted By grubbie
Mike, from the Tower, You could stay on dirt...

Mike, from the Tower, You could stay on dirt roads through the Bear Lodge Mts. to Sundance, then you could do dirt roads through the Grand Canyon of the Black Hills. Then on to hwy 85 and keep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-17-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,784
Posted By grubbie
That's a good loop, but why stay on pavement? You...

That's a good loop, but why stay on pavement? You can do two track nearly all the way around the Gorge, and have better scenery. If you want to make some time, lots of two track back to the highway...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-30-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,545
Posted By grubbie
Camping in Green River? Just pick a spot anywhere...

Camping in Green River? Just pick a spot anywhere around Flaming Gorge and pitch the tent. There is also Firehole campground south of Rock Springs about 20 miles, It is next to the lake and has good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,545
Posted By grubbie
Rozet checking in......always looking for folks...

Rozet checking in......always looking for folks to ride with, but trails and dirt roads mostly, I dont mind two lane highways but not for long distances. The 250 isnt exactly a highway machine,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Took a weekend tour around our little corner of...

Took a weekend tour around our little corner of Wyoming. Not exactly a long tour, but thought I would share some pictures. We were camped at Cook Lake, in the Bear Lodge Mts. in the NE corner of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 54,493
Posted By grubbie
I Love the T63s,....I run them on my WRR. The...

I Love the T63s,....I run them on my WRR. The wife hasnt worn out the trail wings on the crf yet, when she does it will have T63s as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
We use these...

We use these http://www.thecycleguys.com/go-cruise-throttle-assist-1/ on our crf230l and wr250r,...they work great and are inexpensive.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Hope you have a dual sport to go with it, gonna...

Hope you have a dual sport to go with it, gonna need it for the DDSR rally next spring!
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Impatiently waiting for a picture of OBryan's...

Impatiently waiting for a picture of OBryan's SL70.......wish I still had mine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 49,070
Posted By grubbie
You can take care of that with gearing, though...

You can take care of that with gearing, though you lose a little on the high end. It still surpises me that we have so little to choose from in the US for dual sport options in between the 250-650...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,824
Posted By grubbie
You are 3.5 hours south of some of the best...

You are 3.5 hours south of some of the best riding in the country in my opinion. The Black Hills are awesome. And I am in total disagreement on the 250. I have a WR250R and wouldnt trade it for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41,314
Views: 7,707,913
Posted By grubbie
Yeah I have always had the mindset that if I need...

Yeah I have always had the mindset that if I need more power, I'll buy a bike with more power. But, I also understand that "tinkering" is half the fun for some people, so,......good on 'em. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 54,493
Posted By grubbie
It loves trails, get it dirty and have fun,...

It loves trails, get it dirty and have fun, congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
I have a big touring bike and I love it. But...

I have a big touring bike and I love it. But given the choice I would rather be on the dual sport. I am always trying to find a way to get from A to B (however far it may be) on nothing but trails...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,551
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Posted By grubbie
Aw, Klay I thought you were a...

Aw, Klay I thought you were a dual-sport-kinda-guy.......that thing doesn't look very off-roady!
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
As one of your Harley brethren, I for one salute...

As one of your Harley brethren, I for one salute your choice of the sporty. Its a great bike. I have a touring rig, but I put more miles on the WRR this year than I did the big bike. My Harley...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 54,493
Posted By grubbie
Thumb I put a Q4 exhaust on the wifes bike. That alone...

I put a Q4 exhaust on the wifes bike. That alone let this thing breathe better. I noticed a big difference right away and so did she. But the other day was my first time out on trails with it. WOW...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 54,493
Posted By grubbie
The honda handguards are really not worth much,...

The honda handguards are really not worth much, have them on my wifes bike. They will block wind but thats it. Go with bark busters or acerbis, they will protect your hands and your levers. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Not a freeway bike. It will do 75, but I didnt...

Not a freeway bike. It will do 75, but I didnt like mine on the freeway. Any headwind or hill knocks you down pretty good. My WRR has a lot more power, but I don't take it on the freeway either....
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
That is really cool,...gonna have to make one,...

That is really cool,...gonna have to make one, looks like a cool project.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 41,314
Views: 7,707,913
Posted By grubbie
Guess it would depend on your environment. Cool...

Guess it would depend on your environment. Cool idea for sure, and nicely done! But, I am afraid a couple miles of single track and it would be laying along the trail somewhere looking like a wadded...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Not exactly touring, but dual sporting on WR250R...

Not exactly touring, but dual sporting on WR250R and CRF230L. I enjoy the pics on this thread, thought I would share a video. The 230 is pretty much stock other than an airbox mod and Q4 pipe. My WRR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
They should have done this years ago, they really...

They should have done this years ago, they really missed the boat. That thing is nearly a clone to my WRR,....even looks the same in most areas. But,.....it is 2k cheaper. Thats gonna be a big seller.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
The links I have seen say it will be for sale in...

The links I have seen say it will be for sale in Europe and Japan, and possibly Canada. Haven't seen any release in the states. So the price may be higher in the US. Also, the 104 mpg (imperial) was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Yeah I have seen some posts there, and also on...

Yeah I have seen some posts there, and also on the WR250R mega thread here that make some pretty outragious claims. Wouldnt trade mine for any bike out there, but some of these folks claim theirs can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
You can get the WR down that low. The lowering...

You can get the WR down that low. The lowering link goes 2 inches, stock lowering is over 1/2 inch. But,....a 250 loaded down with gear, is still a 250 loaded down with gear. The WR will slow down on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
I went from an XT to a WR250R. I loved my XT, but...

I went from an XT to a WR250R. I loved my XT, but I am not sorry I went for the WRR. You can lower the seat almost an inch with stock lowering options, you can buy a yamalink, and in an hour you can...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 41,314
Views: 7,707,913
Posted By grubbie
Suprised no one has mentioned Michelin T63. I...

Suprised no one has mentioned Michelin T63. I LOVE this tire. Comes in stock size as well. I was fine with the stock tires, but I guess I just didn't know what I was missing. The traction with the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Cross between an XT and a TW? Interesting, but...

Cross between an XT and a TW? Interesting, but not for me. Looks like it should have a DeWalt logo on it....
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7,551
Views: 1,961,965
Posted By grubbie
Yep, great bike! There are a lot of mods you can...

Yep, great bike! There are a lot of mods you can do to extract more power from it. The way I see it, if I want more power, I'll buy more bike. HOWEVER........I did uncork the exhaust with a 1 1/4"...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41,314
Views: 7,707,913
Posted By grubbie
Quick video of a ride the wife and I took in the...

Quick video of a ride the wife and I took in the Bear Lodge Mts near Sundance, WY. My WR still doesnt have a lot of mods, running a 13/46 sprocket set, flatland rear rack and skid plate, acerbis hand...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,543
Posted By grubbie
Short vid of Bear Lodge Mts near Sundance Oct. 2 ...

Short vid of Bear Lodge Mts near Sundance Oct. 2

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OAq4SzyUcM&feature=channel_video_title
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 54,493
Posted By grubbie
You would be very happy with the drz 400 or the...

You would be very happy with the drz 400 or the wr250r. Of course, Im still not putting down the 230l,...I steal my wifes any time she forgets to pull the key!
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