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Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By wizz
Those are recent pics?:lol3 Maybe you should...

Those are recent pics?:lol3

Maybe you should sub out your winter management duties and head to baja. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
I sat through a few of those miserable winters in...

I sat through a few of those miserable winters in high school. High tailed it back to the south as soon as I graduated. Without mountains, real winters suck balls.
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
Anyone know what tire options there are for the...

Anyone know what tire options there are for the 18" front?
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
I like the utility green, but like the look of...

I like the utility green, but like the look of the classic much better. Can hopefully bolt on the protection the enduro has to the classic. And since it's a metal tank it could always be painted,...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
I'm sure Ducati is devastated by your disapproval...

I'm sure Ducati is devastated by your disapproval and will be consulting with you in the future for design consultation. Maybe you should write them a letter.
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
Laugh I did as well, almost grabbed one a few years ago...

I did as well, almost grabbed one a few years ago but the tank swelling issue stopped me. Glad these aren't plastic. My mts tank has swelled but can still be taken on and off.
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
Have you looked at used gt1000s? Not so many and...

Have you looked at used gt1000s? Not so many and not so cheap.

Hopefully the mileage makes up for the small tank.
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
Indeed. I've been looking at the triumph...

Indeed. I've been looking at the triumph scrambler, moto Guzzi v7 , and the gt1000 for a while. The hp on the first two and the swelling gas tank on gt, and carb on the v7 were the issues. So for me...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
Are you trying to say "delusional"? Because you...

Are you trying to say "delusional"? Because you seem to be the one "disillusioned" by the scrambler. I doubt Ducati could have come up with anything in this category you wouldn't call a poseur bike....
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
That does not look like fun.

That does not look like fun.
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2014, 03:13 PM
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Views: 45,080
Posted By wizz
If I'm doing demanding I've an exc for that, and...

If I'm doing demanding I've an exc for that, and I'm sure it will go everywhere a vstrom will go, probably everywhere a KLR will go. I'm ok with the light weight, nice power, dirt road capable retro...
Forum: Beasts 10-04-2014, 10:50 AM
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Posted By wizz
That's exactly what I was thinking.

That's exactly what I was thinking.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Maybe Yamaha just thought pogo sticks look better...

Maybe Yamaha just thought pogo sticks look better in gold.
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,452
Posted By wizz
That exceeds my expectations. 75hp and 400lbs?...

That exceeds my expectations. 75hp and 400lbs? Don't even need to wait for the AT, the scramblers for me.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,534
Views: 389,779
Posted By wizz
That's on my list as well. It's finally cooled...

That's on my list as well. It's finally cooled down and riding season gets nice (some rain would help to cut the dust).

The 350 does everything I need and then some. The easy power coupled with...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 445,677
Posted By wizz
I have a vague recollection of a few fires on...

I have a vague recollection of a few fires on honda's? Was much improved from there first year though. But yeah, the rider. I don't know if the team has one that can win it, but maybe.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,918
Posted By wizz
That's awesome. I've been on the fence for a new...

That's awesome. I've been on the fence for a new road biased dual sport, waiting to see if the AT ever comes to fruition and to the us, but cb5x gets such good reviews and is so affordable(over here)...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
its the only tool you need for wrr. He must have...

its the only tool you need for wrr. He must have left it there by mistake.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
You can carry nearly all the contents of a small...

You can carry nearly all the contents of a small house on the mighty wrr subframe.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
You would of it was built by me. :deal:lol3 ...

You would of it was built by me. :deal:lol3

And I live in a house built in the 60s, so I can appreciate the CA energy standards.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
He actually does know what he is talking about....

He actually does know what he is talking about. Im talking about class k owner builder, which only requires one inspection after the project is complete. So, in truthful jest, he proclaimed you could...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Here in the CA stix we have alternative owner...

Here in the CA stix we have alternative owner builder which allows the owner of the property to build the framing of the structure without having acontractor sign off. According to the inspector, it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Depends on the area. You are probably correct for...

Depends on the area. You are probably correct for most urban/suburban locations, but I would think you could file for exceptions for alternative techniques such as timber frame/strawbale and such....
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Always preferred to build houses that "breathe"....

Always preferred to build houses that "breathe". Lots of nastiness off-gassing from building materials. Only place we put vapor barriers are in the basement. Some folks want the fully sealed thing,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Fixed for ya. We southerners seem to have no...

Fixed for ya. We southerners seem to have no problem grasping this.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
I think, now that you have an s10 and the 300,...

I think, now that you have an s10 and the 300, you should let the wrr sit 3or 4 years and report back, you know, for the sake of scientific accuracy. Im sure it will still have all gaskets and seals...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
:lol3 except its opie cunningham :deal

:lol3 except its opie cunningham :deal
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
I dont think any rules apply to you, Kyns....

I dont think any rules apply to you, Kyns. Certainly not the rules of reason and logic.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Theres no arguing with kyns. After all, his...

Theres no arguing with kyns. After all, his expertise on everything is only surpassed by cliff clavin.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
You sure those weren't klr's with orange...

You sure those weren't klr's with orange plastic?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Bingo.

Bingo.
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Unless you take the s10, right? Nice to have...

Unless you take the s10, right? Nice to have choices.
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By wizz
A 500exc platform bike would be the bees knees....

A 500exc platform bike would be the bees knees. Take the 500, tweek the engine just enough to get 690 type service intervals, a touch bigger stator, the acerbis 20L tank with cool graphics, small...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Was the wrr the only bike you speak of? Hard to...

Was the wrr the only bike you speak of? Hard to get a straight answer out of ya. You say you wait on 690's at intersections, and that you have indeed swapped and ridden them many times, but those...
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
You put all those on one bike?

You put all those on one bike?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,534
Views: 389,779
Posted By wizz
Nice, nothin like catchin a few pickles after a...

Nice, nothin like catchin a few pickles after a good ride. Where is letts lake?
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,534
Views: 389,779
Posted By wizz
I have rotor fins and EE rad guards. Its rocky...

I have rotor fins and EE rad guards. Its rocky out here and this bike has met quite a few of them. Rad guards have been crucial. I have cycras still sitting in the package Ive been too busy(lazy) to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
1-976-1-wr250r

1-976-1-wr250r
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Wtf is going on here. Usefull gear talk, waxing...

Wtf is going on here. Usefull gear talk, waxing nostalgic over crash stories? Did this thread just enter shady pines adv retirement community?
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 549,944
Posted By wizz
Joined in march of 2010 and tgat first post? Your...

Joined in march of 2010 and tgat first post? Your 4 year tireless search perusing adv for a wrr might just pay off!:lol3
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