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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,820
Posted By RonSJC
No, it doesn't help.... Everywhere is 5 miles...

No, it doesn't help.... Everywhere is 5 miles from the nearest Starbucks:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Could it just be age? My bike had just a little...

Could it just be age? My bike had just a little over 2000 miles when I picked it up a year ago (it had been sitting unmolested under a blanket in a garage) I had weird things going on with the tach...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
They redesigned the foam. A little wider near the...

They redesigned the foam. A little wider near the back and took the slope out into the tank. The cover is redesigned too. Black with blue stitching. It all goes on the original pan. I don't know if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Is the part you are referring to the cdi? I found...

Is the part you are referring to the cdi? I found an after market one here in the US and have put 3,000 miles so far without an issue. My bike only had a couple thousand on the clock when I got it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
I put the seat concepts on my f650gs before...

I put the seat concepts on my f650gs before taking it from SoCal to Hyder Alaska too. I now have their seats on my husky te250,
And my nx250. Couldn't be happier
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 203,356
Posted By RonSJC
AX-1 Rebuild Page

Wow, digging around this thread I ran across posts from Kiriakos (is he still active?) and his site on an AX-1 Rebuild........... Amazing:

http://dhost.info/ax1/html/the_rebuild.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,820
Posted By RonSJC
Sounds easy, I've got an account. Thanks! Ron

Sounds easy, I've got an account.
Thanks!
Ron
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
Dang, did you rip that off the Murray in the...

Dang, did you rip that off the Murray in the photo?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,820
Posted By RonSJC
I have Tapatalk on my iphone too but I've never...

I have Tapatalk on my iphone too but I've never tried to post from it. Do you have to "host" the photo to another site, or can you upload directly to ADV with tapatalk?

(just in case I can get in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
So Cal looks like a different place after a...

So Cal looks like a different place after a little rain.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Hey Dangerish, it would be great to check out...

Hey Dangerish, it would be great to check out some of the rides you videoed. I'll follow up when I can get out that way.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
Honda NX250 Seats Available at Seat Concepts

Hey All, I know most of you with Honda NX250's hang out on the NX thread, but just in case any of you missed it, we talked Seat Concepts into building a seat for us and it's available on their site...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Little trip Yesterday

Hey All, I took a little ride yesterday (sorry about the crappy Iphone pics) to check out my new Seat Concepts seat.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Dang that's expensive, I think I might look into...

Dang that's expensive, I think I might look into some kind of guard to go over my light.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Looks like my bike! Nice ride report. I used...

Looks like my bike! Nice ride report. I used Google translate
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 09:50 PM
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Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
I got the gripper top and the carbon sides. Its...

I got the gripper top and the carbon sides. Its pretty grippy, about the same as on most motocross gripper seats.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
I plan on about a 120 mile ride tomorrow (not off...

I plan on about a 120 mile ride tomorrow (not off road though). I'll report. Actually, I opted for the medium foam. (comes in 3 densities) From what I have come to understand if the foam is too...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 06:54 PM
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Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Here it is Boys and Girls! Seat Concepts Seat the NX

So, if Santa didn't bring you want you wanted this Christmas... Here's your chance to get it yourself. I picked up my bike from Seat Concepts today. Awesome! Looks Great... Feels even better, Sooo...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Nice! What roads were you on? Thanks, Ron

Nice! What roads were you on?

Thanks,
Ron
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Seat Concepts NX250 Seats are IN!!!

Hey Guys! The good folks at Seat Concepts have finished the seats so you can order away!!! I'll be picking up mine as soon as I can. The photo shows the blue stitching I requested ( you can get any...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
I ordered a rear fairing off ebay from China. It...

I ordered a rear fairing off ebay from China. It was cheap and I wasn't even sure I'd get it, but it came in about 3 weeks. I found some paint at the hardware store that was a close match (it's...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks! Anyone seen these in the U.S. ?

Thanks!
Anyone seen these in the U.S. ?
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
When I was riding the beach at Pismo this past...

When I was riding the beach at Pismo this past summer I aired down the stock Trailwings and it made all the difference in the world.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 110,508
Posted By RonSJC
Not sure what part of the country you are in, but...

Not sure what part of the country you are in, but it sounds like a fair price. Anything plated averages about $3000 out here, and the bikes not even broken in with those miles.
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
I don't think so , although I thought I read...

I don't think so , although I thought I read someplace there was a Chinese knockoff out there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 297,062
Posted By RonSJC
What Husky engine version of the G450x are you...

What Husky engine version of the G450x are you referring too? Did I miss a model somewhere?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
17in Rear wheel conversion question

Those of you who have converted to the 17in wheel, how has it effected the on road handling?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 110,508
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 110,508
Posted By RonSJC
Increasing the CC's

Just curious if anyone who has had to rebuild the top end has considered, or actually increased the CC's. Isn't the bottom end of the bike from 250 to 510 the same?
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
I would guess so. My bike had been sitting for...

I would guess so. My bike had been sitting for years (but fortunately the previous owner had drained the tank). Even still, the bike didn't want to go much more then 65-70. I dumped a bunch of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 646,108
Posted By RonSJC
Thanks and thanks to Pigford. Good to know. The...

Thanks and thanks to Pigford. Good to know. The bike just "spoke" to me the first time I saw a photo while researching a possible Bonnie purchase. Hopefully I'll get a chance to test ride another...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 646,108
Posted By RonSJC
Handling Question

I've been lurking for a while on this tread and I've been looking for a nice example of a 2001 to pop up. (I understand the rake was altered from 2000).
Anyway, I had a chance to ride one for the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
Yep Ortlieb moto bags and yes waterproof roll...

Yep Ortlieb moto bags and yes waterproof roll tops. Their website warned about getting them too close to the exhaust so I made a small bracket I formed from some 3/8 in steel tubing
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
Hi Rockt, Yea, I've kicked around the XL wheel...

Hi Rockt,
Yea, I've kicked around the XL wheel option, but I was pretty shocked at how well stock Trailwings preformed off road. But, then, I'm in So. Cal and mud is rarely an issue.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 2,329,673
Posted By RonSJC
Honda NX250 Adventurized

I picked up an NX250 for.........wait for it.......$500 with all of about 2200 miles. I took it for a 1300 mile ride through the Sierra's (as much dirt as I could find) and down California's Coast...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Looks like a fantastic trip. I want to do the...

Looks like a fantastic trip. I want to do the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route and even though I've had my NX up to almost 10K in the Sierra's I was worried about the passes in Colorado. Nice...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
Wow! Did you ride the bike to Colorado or...

Wow! Did you ride the bike to Colorado or trailer it? Do you think the regearing was necessary or did it just make the passes easier.

Ron
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 110,508
Posted By RonSJC
Get the Seat Concepts seat. I couldn't believe...

Get the Seat Concepts seat. I couldn't believe the difference. It made my loop of about 30 miles street, 25 miles dirt and another 35 or so street back home absolutely enjoyable.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,200,082
Posted By RonSJC
How are you going to hang them?

How are you going to hang them?
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By RonSJC
There used to be a nice loop from Maple Springs...

There used to be a nice loop from Maple Springs Road up and over Santiago Peak to Ortega Hwy, but Maple Springs will be close at least a year because of the fires this past summer.
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