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Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2013, 07:35 PM
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Posted By bill pierce
Busted myself up bad in a car wreck. xrr is for...

Busted myself up bad in a car wreck. xrr is for sale in flea market :cry

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=939570
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Same here no problems at all. I haven't even had...

Same here no problems at all. I haven't even had to tighten any spokes yet.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By bill pierce
Beautiful and supermotos are so much fun. Makes...

Beautiful and supermotos are so much fun. Makes me grin just looking at it. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,375
Posted By bill pierce
I have altered my riding habits after nearly...

I have altered my riding habits after nearly being taken out by a deer.

After 40 plus years of commuting on a bike, I no longer ride at before light or after dark unless it's really necessary.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,629
Posted By bill pierce
what he said

what he said
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,734
Posted By bill pierce
This is good advice. Even a Honda crf250l or...

This is good advice. Even a Honda crf250l or yamaha wr250 would be a great 1st bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
I'm running the vapor switched off the key. I run...

I'm running the vapor switched off the key. I run my headlight all the time
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,073
Posted By bill pierce
Actually it was

Actually it was
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 04:48 PM
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Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
No everything fit perfect right out of the box.

No everything fit perfect right out of the box.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
One of the magnets that came in my kit pressed...

One of the magnets that came in my kit pressed perfectly into the center of a floating pin.

http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc164/billpierces/xrrvaporsensor002_zps00721598.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By bill pierce
texting while riding?

Searched but came up empty. I'll just leave this here.

http://i.imgur.com/1RsdkLc.jpg
http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc164/billpierces/1RsdkLc_zps1ea4779e.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 202,866
Posted By bill pierce
I used one of these dirt cheep at 75 bucks or...

I used one of these dirt cheep at 75 bucks or offer + free shipping. :deal
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
If you are going to ride it home. Bring some...

If you are going to ride it home. Bring some extra oil along and check it often. Especially if running at highway speeds.

I would suggest getting a good set of cycling shorts to ware as well. They...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Seriously they seem to be going for around $3,500...

Seriously they seem to be going for around $3,500 maybe more a a bit less depending on where you live and condition.

I had trouble finding one locally, ending up taking a road tip to get one.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
You should pay $4,500 so $3,700 seems pretty good.

You should pay $4,500 so $3,700 seems pretty good.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By bill pierce
I used the cycra. I like the shape, however note...

I used the cycra. I like the shape, however note that the red color is slightly off the factory Honda red.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2013, 07:40 PM
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Posted By bill pierce
I flipped the chain guide bolts so the flat head...

I flipped the chain guide bolts so the flat head is on the inside. Some guy's modify the guide by cutting down the front part off.

I would not try running without the guide, as the chain tension...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
I bought mine new from Epic. They told me the XRR...

I bought mine new from Epic. They told me the XRR use crf hubs. Sprocket and brake patterns are crf. So I think your OK. It looks to me like one of your rear spacers is not the correct length.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Make sure you have the spacers in the right...

Make sure you have the spacers in the right place. They are slightly different
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
I'm a industrial control electrician, so that one...

I'm a industrial control electrician, so that one has me LMAO
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By bill pierce
No comparison really XRR is lighter, more H.P.,...

No comparison really XRR is lighter, more H.P., liquid cooled. Put a set of big sticky tires on it for the road and go be a hooligan :D

If you can plate one in your state the XR5650R is the only...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 58,157
Posted By bill pierce
Nice I like the tassels hanging from the grips ...

Nice I like the tassels hanging from the grips
And purple is my favorite color.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 58,157
Posted By bill pierce
That's nice. CR500s are as cheep as they are...

That's nice. CR500s are as cheep as they are going to get right now. I loved the one I had.

Just plain stupid fun :D
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
No, but it will make it hard to start.

No, but it will make it hard to start.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By bill pierce
Around here it would go for about $1,000 with...

Around here it would go for about $1,000 with that low mileage. If it's not all beat up.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 683,428
Posted By bill pierce
Just a little stiffer is all.

Just a little stiffer is all.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 683,428
Posted By bill pierce
I put a set of supermoto wheels/tires on mine and...

I put a set of supermoto wheels/tires on mine and it has been great for road work paved and gravel. It is good for forest service roads in my area as well.

I don't do single track on it. But I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 683,428
Posted By bill pierce
Jules, Don't sell your XR you will regret it...

Jules,

Don't sell your XR you will regret it later.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,646
Posted By bill pierce
My XRR starts in 1 or 2 kicks every time, hot or...

My XRR starts in 1 or 2 kicks every time, hot or cold. If it won't then something is wrong with the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Did they drop engine temperature over the stock...

Did they drop engine temperature over the stock ones?
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,646
Posted By bill pierce
+1 more for the xr650r

+1 more for the xr650r
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,699
Posted By bill pierce
I used the Vapor on my xrr super moto. I've been...

I used the Vapor on my xrr super moto. I've been real happy with it so far. I like that it came with a coolant temp. sensor and display.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,496
Posted By bill pierce
I would go for the green one as well. It's better...

I would go for the green one as well. It's better cared for.
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Is it one of these? ...

Is it one of these?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2000-Honda-XR650R-XR-650-motor-engine-parts-hardware-/290883450627?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item43ba013703&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
[QUOTE=crypto666;21730057Since I'm a simpleton,...

[QUOTE=crypto666;21730057Since I'm a simpleton, do I understand to add the switch before the kill button?]

I have been a industrial control electrician for 35 years. I do understand series and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
[QUOTE=stevh0;21707660]whats the easiest way to...

[QUOTE=stevh0;21707660]whats the easiest way to fit a keyed ignition? Bike needs to go for road worthy and I doubt they will pass it without.[/QUOTE

I used a Honda switch and a relay so it would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By bill pierce
I think you must mean a XR650L? they seem to run...

I think you must mean a XR650L? they seem to run between $3,000-$5000 depending on millage and year.

Here is a clean low mileage unit...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
OK you guys had me worried. So I disconnected the...

OK you guys had me worried. So I disconnected the shock linkage and jacked the rear wheel all the way up. The only thing my homemade hugger hits is the rear turn signal mounts.

The fender just...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
It can't hit, the fender is bolted to the...

It can't hit, the fender is bolted to the swingarm so it moves with the tire. I have about 800 miles on this with no issues. I can easily remove it if I want to put the 18" wheels back on.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22,332
Views: 2,748,961
Posted By bill pierce
Ballistic Batteries Copied from the e-bay ad ...

Ballistic Batteries
Copied from the e-bay ad
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Dimensions (Metric): 52MM(L) x 52MM(W) x 84MM(H)
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