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Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,942
Posted By quietfighting
Thank You

Thanks for all of your responses. Let's me know what I need to do...

Now to find a Ninja 250 in Texas in good condition for the right price!
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,942
Posted By quietfighting
size of the rider

That is a great question

I am 5'8 and about 175 lbs, (w/ dreams of losing 15-20 lbs - but ive been dreaming that for a while.)

I am athletic and in relatively good shape, but not in the shape i...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,942
Posted By quietfighting
comfort level

i dont want the ride to be a complete pain in the ass, but i also know i wont be riding on a cloud

i would like it to be tolerable, but not regrettable.

im only going to have to make this...
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,942
Posted By quietfighting
Ninja 250: 2 hr. ride worthy? what can it do?

Need some clarification:

Is the Ninja 250 capable of a 2 hr. highway ride w/out it being rough on the rider? Ive heard it is capable of running 70 with no problem to rider or engine and that 2...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By quietfighting
thanks

thanks for taking the time to express your thoughts jetpowderedmonkey.

your information is very helpful.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By quietfighting
why these 2 bikes?

they are hondas.

they have a low seat clearance. xr650l is 37 in. no way it would work for me.

ive looked for these and come across them for 4k and under.

is the nx650 typically cheaper than...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,841
Posted By quietfighting
nx650 or transalp which one? why?

i like both of these bikes. are they quite similar?

which one would you choose and why?

reliability? ride? cost?

looking at a commuter bike and not much dirt road riding.

any info would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
so pissed

been talking to a guy today about a rear wheel and i finally get my stuff together and someone already bought it.

damn.

so let down.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
thanks

thanks stymied. wanted to make sure there werent different measurements on multiple 17' rims.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
correct measurements?

are these the correct measurements for the 17" rear wheel that will work?
REAR TIRE SIZE 4.60-17 RIM IS 17X2.15
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7,571
Views: 1,137,541
Posted By quietfighting
correct rear tire measurements

are these the measurements that are correct for the 17" rear rim that will work?

REAR TIRE SIZE 4.60-17 RIM IS 17X2.15
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
cant wait to see

stymied

looks good. cant wait to see the process.
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
post the wheel change pics

stymied

post the wheel change pics when you are done. good luck. let us know of the issues you encounter. i plan on doing the same with the rear wheel.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7,571
Views: 1,137,541
Posted By quietfighting
great movie- staple of my adolesence

traded a kid in town for it straight it up. this thing gets 90 miles to the gallon.

saddle up partner.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11,327
Views: 1,704,281
Posted By quietfighting
reliability/ easy to work on

hey guys

here are my concerns, is this the bike for me?

are these pretty much bulletproof?

easy to work on?

expensive parts?
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
wow

i go take care of some business and return and there is all kinds of shizzy in the fizzy.

cant wait to get an nx250. i do appreciate this thread. it has been very useful. when i get my bike it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
front tire

jeff

what size wheel would allow you to use the same tire as on the back?

i think i have asked you this but couldnt find: would changing the front tire to 17' or 18' be a good idea or does the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By quietfighting
which dzr400s is the better deal?

i have found 2 drz's i like. which one is the better deal.

2002 drz 400s- $3200- 900 miles
after market hand guards, corbin seat, skid plate, after market handle bars.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By quietfighting
klx400s

is the name of the klx 400 that is street legal the r or the sr?

thanks for the info. ill ask about the carbs.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By quietfighting
2003klx400 vs. 2002drz400s which to choose

in general there is very little different correct.

which one of these would you prefer or is the better deal.

hear are the links.

2002 suzuki drz400s (corbin seat, hand guards, skid plate...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 721
Posted By quietfighting
1988 nx125 for sale (low miles)

i have a 1988 nx125 for sale with 4735 miles. clear title.
$1,200. located in central or east texas.

looking to get a drz400s or e. cant decide.

good price?

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,752
Posted By quietfighting
2 up

i think the key here is that my girl will be riding some with me.

a previous poster said that the drz400e doesnt have rear pegs or a place to put them.

is this true? (not that i doubt you)

i...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,752
Posted By quietfighting
drz400e (street legal costs?)

i found a pretty good deal on a drz400e 2001 hardy ridden $2000.

im on a tight budget so how much would this cost to upgrade to street legal and what would come in the kit? speedometer? odometer?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By quietfighting
where i live

east texas

an hour and a half south east of dallas.

is 17,000 miles something to be very concerned about or are hondas capable of going well beyond this?
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By quietfighting
good deal? honda xl650l

its a 95' with 17430 miles. tires at 70% and new rear sprocket. after market shock that can apparently lower another inch which is good because im 5'8.

he wants $1,950.

what would be a good...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,510
Posted By quietfighting
honda xr650l

im going to look at a honda xr650l to check out the seat height.

its a 95' with 17430 miles. tires at 70% and new rear sprocket

he wants $1,950.

what would be a good price?

my search...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By quietfighting
dr650s kickstart->electric conversion

looking at a 1993 dr650s with 1800 miles for $1950. however it has only a kickstart.

is it possible and cost effective to convert to an electric start.

thanks
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,360
Posted By quietfighting
help asap!! xr650l- lower seat height

not sure if this has been asked and answered here already but here is my question

anyway to lower the seat heat of the 1995 xr650l at 37 in. to about 33?

this also needs to be relatively...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,510
Posted By quietfighting
best dual sport for a short guy

heres the deal:
im getting married at the end of may and for my honeymoon my wife and i will travel throught the northwest. in doing so we will be carrying a motorcycle on a carrier with us.

if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 200,319
Posted By quietfighting
hey guys this is my first post on here and it is...

hey guys this is my first post on here and it is because of this nx 250 thread. i have really enjoyed reading the insights from all of you guys.

jeff@thequadshop- have really enjoyed your insights...
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