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Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:15 PM
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Posted By Foot dragger
A KLR front end swap might be the thing,might fit...

A KLR front end swap might be the thing,might fit right on.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Is 107.86 fast enough or does the limiter have to...

Is 107.86 fast enough or does the limiter have to come off? Im dead serious. Im right on the edge of selling it all and getting 2 WRR's. Trailer,sparkly riding gear,the whole 9 yards.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
I dont know if any brand new high tech forks are...

I dont know if any brand new high tech forks are easy to work on,now they've gone to air forks with 3 chambers or some dam thing on MX'ers. If the open chamber forks on my 14 300 are like old KTM...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
There's a thread on ADV about the 4CS forks,once...

There's a thread on ADV about the 4CS forks,once set up right they're supposed to be really good and very adjustable.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Foot dragger
Im doing the same on mine,took it all apart and...

Im doing the same on mine,took it all apart and greased everything,shock off,found a donor shock to use for parts,had the shock guy revalve the gold valve a little,new chain slider,new chain...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:31 PM
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Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
If it would cost over 1.80$ Yamaha probably hasnt...

If it would cost over 1.80$ Yamaha probably hasnt put in new valving,wait for the next redesign in 2025.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
That was what I was thinking when I bought the...

That was what I was thinking when I bought the XCW 300,its the one with the old design open chamber forks,those suckers are the best Ive tried for woods riding,no adjustments necessary yet. They may...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:19 PM
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Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Most WRR'istas just refer to the shock as...

Most WRR'istas just refer to the shock as "plush"
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Foot dragger
Dam. I guess that's why some guys want cash in...

Dam. I guess that's why some guys want cash in hand for rides on bikes.
You just never know.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,209
Views: 1,200,004
Posted By Foot dragger
There are really cheap chinese bearings,and then...

There are really cheap chinese bearings,and then there are better bearings that last longer. They arent all the same.
It depends a little on what sort of dirt gets in between wheel spacers and...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Jagger,You've really summed it up nicely with the...

Jagger,You've really summed it up nicely with the 990/250 comparison,I will be selling what I own in the hopes of finding a nice WRR with a trailer hitch and blender attachement on it.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6,209
Views: 1,200,004
Posted By Foot dragger
Sure looks like the rubber grommet for the wiring...

Sure looks like the rubber grommet for the wiring is leaking.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:52 AM
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Views: 1,200,004
Posted By Foot dragger
Ive had two All Balls wheel bearing kits that had...

Ive had two All Balls wheel bearing kits that had slop in the bearings as soon as I installed them,so I dont buy those anymore. Enduro Engineering should have what you need, but wheel bearings arent...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Pretty sure those particular trailers are made...

Pretty sure those particular trailers are made for bicycle use,so theres probably just enough poop/magic fairy dust in the WRR to pull it, if it has the right gearing and patience is excersized.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
1st bike?

1st bike?
Forum: Ride reports Today, 09:39 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,561
Posted By Foot dragger
In California the helicopters would have...

In California the helicopters would have descended,trailers brought in,things would go far south. Any sort of speeding in a well traveled National park is a major source of revenue for the govt.
...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,561
Posted By Foot dragger
Very nicely spoken.

Very nicely spoken.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:47 AM
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Views: 252
Posted By Foot dragger
The bottom damper rod bolt can be loosened easily...

The bottom damper rod bolt can be loosened easily while the fork is all together and on the bike,the spring pressure holds the rod tight and one pop with an air wrench will loosen it,same with final...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:37 AM
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Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y376/bronciii/...

http://i1031.photobucket.com/albums/y376/bronciii/Tennessee%20ride/03092731-01DD-46FF-89B6-EF6984BA0E3E.jpg

Homeless WRR rider?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By Foot dragger
If your thinking of riding more dirt,the DR is a...

If your thinking of riding more dirt,the DR is a better platform to fix up,and still does hiway fine.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By Foot dragger
That sounds about right,DR or KLR seem to be...

That sounds about right,DR or KLR seem to be about the same price used,they're getting upwards of 7K new if a person paid full pop out the door. I looked for a low mileage DR and found mine 6 years...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Yes indeed,I spent my formative years racing at...

Yes indeed,I spent my formative years racing at Cycleland Speedway 15 miles south of Chico.
Little 1/8 mile blue groove shorttrack

Chris Carr and Doug Chandler showed up to race when they were...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
300KTM. Thank me after you've tested one.

300KTM.

Thank me after you've tested one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By Foot dragger
They have those signs along the hiway that light...

They have those signs along the hiway that light up when there's a missing child or whatever. If they would simply put on them "Lane splitting is legal"

It would be more then most cage drivers...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
That sounds military,no clue what they would be...

That sounds military,no clue what they would be doing.

Hell if you can drive to Hollister,you can drive up here and go riding sometime. Only too glad to give you a trail tour.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,561
Posted By Foot dragger
Theres a local suspension guy who has been at it...

Theres a local suspension guy who has been at it for years,Hes a Race Tech school grad and has a good feel for forks and shocks. He put the Gold Valve in the back of this DR maybe 5 years and...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Its funny how this thread always eventually...

Its funny how this thread always eventually devolves back to the KDX guys jumping up and down and thumping their chest's. Antique machinery DOES have it's charms.

Its amazing more of the things...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 44,402
Posted By Foot dragger
Hannah was the same at the races, he would go out...

Hannah was the same at the races, he would go out and party with folks at Hangtown at night,he catered to his fans hugely and really seemed to enjoy it.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 44,402
Posted By Foot dragger
Everybody's got an opinion,sport is...

Everybody's got an opinion,sport is dangerous,things happen. Cant all be safe all the time if there's a passion for certain things,best stay off the freeway.

You never saw the back straight...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,668
Posted By Foot dragger
You need to admit to yourself your buying it...

You need to admit to yourself your buying it because you want to try one,obviously a learner doesnt need a racebike to learn on,+ the 200 is just as tall as a 300 so a 5'8" person cant reach the...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,561
Posted By Foot dragger
Oh it will happen,just a matter of rounding up...

Oh it will happen,just a matter of rounding up some yokels to go along,the DR is sitting waiting for it's rebuilt shock but all else is go with it.

Its been from Chico to Nevada to southeastern...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 113,685
Posted By Foot dragger
I could drag one of these old beasts out and ride...

I could drag one of these old beasts out and ride it I suppose,spent way too much time doing this in ancient times.

Believe it or not this pic is from the 1 time we raced at the Gridley fairground...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 113,685
Posted By Foot dragger
Hop-Singe has led us to believe you have held...

Hop-Singe has led us to believe you have held National numbers in many disciplines,sponsored by Indian back in the day,etc.

So fast time should be a fore-gone conclusion for what ever bike you...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Im pretty sure Kyns dumped his WRR long ago and...

Im pretty sure Kyns dumped his WRR long ago and is strictly kidding about his love for the little oinkers.

Even Yamaha knows they couldnt sell many 300lb 125's here,those are world market bikes to...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8,349
Views: 351,970
Posted By Foot dragger
Now that's just mean,I was gonna say Alligator.

Now that's just mean,I was gonna say Alligator.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 44,402
Posted By Foot dragger
NHRA = Nitro burning high tech vehicles,if you've...

NHRA = Nitro burning high tech vehicles,if you've never been to a full on Nitro car show you wouldnt understand,or if you prefer Prius's.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 44,402
Posted By Foot dragger
500 2 strokes are the bomb,maybe not the fastest...

500 2 strokes are the bomb,maybe not the fastest thing on the track,but the funnest? Probably so..
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,561
Posted By Foot dragger
Ive liked the orange slushies since I was a small...

Ive liked the orange slushies since I was a small person,headfreeze is worth it,to a point.

My DR is getting some fixes put on it,but this thread makes me want to get the thing out and go,Nevada...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 113,685
Posted By Foot dragger
95mph is well within reason on the road from...

95mph is well within reason on the road from Covelo,on a bike anyways,freshly graded its 1 long TT track. The trick would be to not bury the bike into the radiator/grill of an oncoming full size...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 113,685
Posted By Foot dragger
I dont think Chuck has an AJS,so he must have an...

I dont think Chuck has an AJS,so he must have an ATK,or god forbid a WRR.
Im not allowed to discuss WRR's much here due to other contractual commitments.

But I would stand by the 525,it will go...
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