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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By SRG
Seasons happen everywhere on earth. Many are not...

Seasons happen everywhere on earth. Many are not cooler/warmer, in lots of places they are wet/dry. Sounds good to me.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SRG
A place called DrATV has almost everything for...

A place called DrATV has almost everything for CT's. They also have some technical/DIY stuff, including this drawing:

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/dratv_2269_291444913

I think your rattle may be...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By SRG
You might be able to get some advice here: ...

You might be able to get some advice here:

http://hondatrailcts.yuku.com/

The stock phillips head screws are soft. I had good luck w/ an impact driver. Replace them w/ an Ebay kit of stainless...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By SRG
Check w/ Anton (Charlottesville): ...

Check w/ Anton (Charlottesville):

http://www.largiader.com/shop/
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By SRG
As an option - There are (or were) Kush sprockets...

As an option - There are (or were) Kush sprockets being made in Oz. I can't seem to find them on the interwebs right now. They don't cost much more than a standard sprocket. Mine's been working and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 101,465
Posted By SRG
If there's a ride tomorrow (1/18) post up details...

If there's a ride tomorrow (1/18) post up details please.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By SRG
The TW200 is your best option by far. The...

The TW200 is your best option by far.

The CT90 is cool, but older ones like that are even less likely to be reliable (than say an '86 CT110), have a backwards shift pattern and like all of them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 941
Posted By SRG
Don't skip Maple Sally. It was excellent. Local...

Don't skip Maple Sally. It was excellent. Local cars and trucks use it (a few anyway - cause there's not much out there) Make sure you have plenty of gas - cause there's not much out there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
I may have missed it - are you 80/100mph guys...

I may have missed it - are you 80/100mph guys racing?

The stopping distances at those speeds on gravel are huge.

For me, on a straight gravel road, wide, but w/ditches and woods along side, ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By SRG
If you can't find a lighter rimlock and have to...

If you can't find a lighter rimlock and have to use your existing heavier one - One set of the Ebay weights might not be enough for your rear wheel. I had only a couple of the smaller weights (of 2...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By SRG
Motion Pro makes a lighter plastic rimlock. ...

Motion Pro makes a lighter plastic rimlock.

The Ebay set screw/slip over the spoke weights are nicely made, function fine and look good. Get 2 sets.
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By SRG
The same bulb used in Beta Rev3 headlights, so...

The same bulb used in Beta Rev3 headlights, so it's not only GasGas.

Let us know if you find and test a good upgrade.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,436
Posted By SRG
I had an Alpina and then a Pursang ('73 360 JPR)....

I had an Alpina and then a Pursang ('73 360 JPR). The pics bring back some memories.

Just a suggestion on the horn - I used a compact marine air horn strapped (velcro strap) to the handlebars on a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By SRG
Get that TW. All/most/some of the CT's cool...

Get that TW. All/most/some of the CT's cool factor in a much more all round capable/useful/modern package.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,587
Posted By SRG
Looks like the leak is at the sprocket. There are...

Looks like the leak is at the sprocket. There are prone to failure seals there. They are not hard to replace. There should be a write up on changing them out in the LC4 specific sticky thread.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13,692
Views: 735,980
Posted By SRG
Go team euro. Please somebody enter w/ a...

Go team euro.

Please somebody enter w/ a Bultaco Alpina or Penton 125.

Then we'll see who's boss.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
The PO (he bought the bike new) of my bike had...

The PO (he bought the bike new) of my bike had all pipes back to the can ceramic coated before he even rode it. Still looks great at 225 hours.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
Have them ceramic coated, inside and out. You...

Have them ceramic coated, inside and out. You only have to do it once. Works well, protects the pipes and looks good. Mo betta.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By SRG
I have a '75 CT90. My brother in law has 2...

I have a '75 CT90. My brother in law has 2 CT110's. All 3 have had periods of reliability separated by equally long periods of frustration. They are great fun to ride when running right and a PITA...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13,692
Views: 735,980
Posted By SRG
A whole lotta input for such a piddiling output.

A whole lotta input for such a piddiling output.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 101,465
Posted By SRG
I've heard lots of glowing on the MT43. They...

I've heard lots of glowing on the MT43. They always skip over pavement use and how long it will last as 50/50 tire. How does that squared off profile and soft compound feel on the road? 4k miles is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
If it's the complete wheel, then yes, you have to...

If it's the complete wheel, then yes, you have to turn it around and it will fit. I can't remember if there is some trick w/ the spacers - which one where?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 101,465
Posted By SRG
KT - Tire and oil changes are pain in C'ville if...

KT - Tire and oil changes are pain in C'ville if you want somebody to do it for you. Best to do it yourself. Oil changes are easy, tires a little less so. There is Jarmans - they will only install...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
At least $4k around here. I'd ask more like...

At least $4k around here. I'd ask more like $4750. Not sure it would sell at $5k.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
Good to see this thread getting some action. ...

Good to see this thread getting some action.

A couple of comments:

Those are some sharp looking bikes. The 390's chain does look tight.

The cutting out problem - my FX450 did a similar thing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,009
Views: 101,465
Posted By SRG
Knobspinner - welcome to C'ville. This thread is...

Knobspinner - welcome to C'ville. This thread is the one to watch for local rides. There hasn't been much action on that front lately.

There are some good gravel roads around - Batesville, Afton,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By SRG
2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike? We...

2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike?

We don't get the newer ones here - last available in '86 or so.

Mine is a '75 CT90. I had the wheels off not too long ago and I don't remember any wave...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,177
Posted By SRG
Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls...

Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls that you can buy by the foot. I have cut out various graphics/designs and stuck them on dirt bike plastics. They have held up well. I have not tried to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By SRG
Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450...

Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450 (w/ dualsport kit) w/ Florida title and tags. Had an '04 450EXC w/ no title - paid a fee for a new one, got tags, got the lights working (had a mini air...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By SRG
3 of those bike are already street legal/have...

3 of those bike are already street legal/have tags and title and would be no problem to register for the new owner here. Don't know why Oregon would be different.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By SRG
Once again - piece of cake. ...

Once again - piece of cake.

http://harrisonburg.craigslist.org/mcy/4785654978.html

http://westmd.craigslist.org/mcy/4763322254.html

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4773908517.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13,692
Views: 735,980
Posted By SRG
Still missing the point. I did mention the WRR in...

Still missing the point. I did mention the WRR in the last post, or was that a bad thing?
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13,692
Views: 735,980
Posted By SRG
It was only an example. The car is soon to be 14...

It was only an example. The car is soon to be 14 years old and cost way less than a new Honda Civic when I bought it. The used Berg was less than a new WRR. I'm happy w/ the choices, ya'll sound a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13,692
Views: 735,980
Posted By SRG
I absolutely do not have to ride my plated enduro...

I absolutely do not have to ride my plated enduro bike (Husaberg FX450) at race speeds to appreciate/enjoy/use it's excellent suspension, handling, brakes, power, light weight or any other of it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC is an...

PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC is an ex-Berg dealer, WP/Berg suspension specialist and all around nice guys. If you were to call them I bet they would be happy to listen and make some set up...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By SRG
Doubt it? Piece of cake: ...

Doubt it?

Piece of cake:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1031390

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028624

Either one is easily twice the bike that the DRZ is.
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,095
Posted By SRG
KTM 640 Adv. or E. Husky 610/630. Any...

KTM 640 Adv. or E.

Husky 610/630.

Any RFS engined dirt bike that has or can be plated. Don't forget Betas as well as the KTMs.

Husaberg 70*

The last 2 suggestions (plated dirt bikes)...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 944
Posted By SRG
Hey BB - I assume you are talking about my old...

Hey BB - I assume you are talking about my old bike. How's the old girl doing?
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,236
Views: 917,788
Posted By SRG
The switch on my '10 FX450 is behind the...

The switch on my '10 FX450 is behind the headlight mask on the left side. It's just hanging by its wires, not attached to anything. It's about the size as the end of your thumb, black, rubber covered...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 944
Posted By SRG
I had an '02 for 3-4 years. Also had an '02 Adv....

I had an '02 for 3-4 years. Also had an '02 Adv. at the same time. Really liked them both and agree w/ the comments you have gotten so far. I used a 17T front sprocket on both (dualsoprt use). That...
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