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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By jckid
Thanks for the info. He will be happy to hear...

Thanks for the info. He will be happy to hear that. While I'm always up for a challenge, he isn't quite so much, and I have to keep him riding into his 80's! :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By jckid
Steens Mountain Conditions

Anyone been over the Steens Mountain Loop this summer? I'm looking for an update on road conditions. I read that the road has been repaired and is open all the way through. Previously the section...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Right now the only pic I have is with the rear...

Right now the only pic I have is with the rear wheel installed, and it was dark, so not the best pic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43,780
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Posted By jckid
Getting ready to make some big changes to my...

Getting ready to make some big changes to my WR250X. I had these beautiful new wheels built by Woody's. They are adventure size wheels--19"/17". I know a few others have done the same thing, but...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 43,780
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Posted By jckid
Good deal. Wish I'd known, I already got mine...

Good deal. Wish I'd known, I already got mine from G2 direct (at full price). Great product & highly recommended for the WR.
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 160,376
Posted By jckid
Thanks! I just placed my order. :freaky

Thanks! I just placed my order. :freaky
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 160,376
Posted By jckid
Was thinking about ordering some lights today,...

Was thinking about ordering some lights today, but the website appears to be down. When will it be back up?
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
I tried that windscreen on my WRX. Quite a few...

I tried that windscreen on my WRX. Quite a few people seem to run it, so it must work well for some, but it caused a bad wobble in the front end of mine at 50+ mph. I sold it at a loss and went...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8,945
Views: 1,303,340
Posted By jckid
My better half is looking to replace the stock...

My better half is looking to replace the stock Tourances. Thinking TKC80, Heidenau Scout, Mefo Explorer or similar. Wanting better gravel and dirt handling, good traction in rain, and excellent...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,533
Posted By jckid
I went from a Husky 610 to a WR. The WR is...

I went from a Husky 610 to a WR. The WR is really a great little bike. I will admit that I do sometimes wish for more power, but really it has just enough. I rode mine on a 2,100 mile trip last...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
I wear earplugs when I'm on the road for long...

I wear earplugs when I'm on the road for long stretches, like when I travel. It has nothing to do with noise from the bike. It's to block out the wind noise. The wind noise generated at higher...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 47,516
Posted By jckid
I'm really glad this got bumped up, because I...

I'm really glad this got bumped up, because I missed it before. This is one of the best ride reports I've read on here. Great pictures too. What a great experience. Enjoy your upcoming trip!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Does anyone make bar risers like these for the...

Does anyone make bar risers like these for the WR?

http://www.cycoactive.com/media/UnWAsL/01-049-0109-01-lg.jpg?size=prodfull

Or maybe just replacement lower clamps in various heights?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By jckid
Very nice pictures, minus the snake pic! :huh ...

Very nice pictures, minus the snake pic! :huh Beautiful country around Moab.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43,780
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Posted By jckid
Just need to slide the forks up by that much.

Just need to slide the forks up by that much.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Does anyone know of bar risers around 1/2" tall? ...

Does anyone know of bar risers around 1/2" tall? I found some that are 19mm, which is close, but looking for slightly less. I'm wondering if maybe that's too thin or something. Or is it possible...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By jckid
Suspension Setup for Light Riders

I've had my WR250X for almost two years. Most of my riding has been on-road, since I have a KLX setup for off-road, but I'm going to sell the KLX, and I'm setting up the WR with an adventure...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By jckid
Interesting. And I discovered that the WR250X is...

Interesting. And I discovered that the WR250X is still sold oversees and it now comes with a 130/90-17 tire from the factory (my US model was a 140/70-17 stock). So if manufacturers are putting a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43,780
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Posted By jckid
I'm in the process of setting up my WR250X with...

I'm in the process of setting up my WR250X with adventure size wheels (19" front/17" rear). I'm looking for suggestions on 50/50 tires that would work well on it, given that it's a light, small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By jckid
Best 50/50 Tires for 250 Dual-Sport

I'm setting up my Yamaha WR250X with adventure size wheels. I'll be running a 19"X2.5" front and the stock 17"x4" out back. I'm currently running Avon Distanzia's, but would like more of a true...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,221
Posted By jckid
I want to build a 19 X 2.5" front wheel and would...

I want to build a 19 X 2.5" front wheel and would run a 110/80-19 tire on it. But it seems that Sun rims, only come in a 2.15" or a 2.75" size. Which size would you recommend?
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By jckid
Yeh, I guess I can see that might be an issue. ...

Yeh, I guess I can see that might be an issue. Converting the 130mm to inches I can see that the tire would be about .75" narrower than the rim. Doesn't sound ideal. I'm not really interested in a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By jckid
Can I run a 130/80-17 tire on a 17"X4" rim?

I'm considering going to adventure size wheels on my WR250X (19" front/17" rear). I was thinking about reusing my stock 17"X4" rear wheel. The tire I want to run on it is a 130/80-17. Tire charts...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By jckid
Garmin 60CSx Need help entering coordinates

Getting ready for a trip on the Mojave Road. The "Mojave Road Guide" has the starting coordinates as:

N352.72' W114*37.63'

The book says these coordinates are given in degrees, decimal...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
I was looking at these two sizes as a rear tire...

I was looking at these two sizes as a rear tire on my X. I found a chart that indicated that the 130 might be too narrow for our rim. The 140 was good, but I thought it might be a bit on the tall...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Nice setup. What brand and size are the tires?

Nice setup. What brand and size are the tires?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 113,343
Posted By jckid
Have't done the Escape Route in several years,...

Have't done the Escape Route in several years, but went up Goler, over Mengel to Striped Butte and then back down Goler about 3 weeks ago in my Jeep. Goler steps were filled in last year, and this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 113,343
Posted By jckid
Anyone been up Goler and over Mengel recently? I...

Anyone been up Goler and over Mengel recently? I took my Jeep & off-road trailer over last year, and was considering doing it again depending on current conditions.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Enjoy your trip! Is that TKC80 you have on the...

Enjoy your trip! Is that TKC80 you have on the front the new 120/70R17 that they offer? If so, what do you think of it? And what size tire are you running in the rear? I've been wanting to give...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Just to clarify...if I correct the speedo, are...

Just to clarify...if I correct the speedo, are you saying that the odo will be off by the same amount that it is off now, or will it be off by more than it is now.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
Speedo Correction

I'm wanting to correct my speedometer. I was all set to place an order, but now I'm not sure if I should go with the SpeedoHealer or the 12 O'Clock Labs Speedo DRD. Anyone know the difference? ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8,535
Views: 362,530
Posted By jckid
I sold my 610 Husky and replaced it with a WR. ...

I sold my 610 Husky and replaced it with a WR. At first I was kind of like, what was I thinking!:huh I actually bought the WR before selling the Husky, and I just almost backed out on selling the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
I'm finally thinking about a larger gas tank. ...

I'm finally thinking about a larger gas tank. Are any of them compatible with the California model that has all the smog equipment? I put a larger tank on my KLX, but had to strip all the smog...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
So did you go with the Warp 9 19" front and stock...

So did you go with the Warp 9 19" front and stock 17" X rear wheel or a stock 18" R wheel? Any pics of your setup? I'm interested in this setup too, but your post about a wobble has me a little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8,945
Views: 1,303,340
Posted By jckid
This of from my husband's bike. He tried four...

This of from my husband's bike. He tried four different screens on his X-Country. The Wunderlich, a cheap small Spitfire, a really big one (forgot the name), and a very small homemade one. Of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8,945
Views: 1,303,340
Posted By jckid
I just listed a Wunderlich windscreen in the flea...

I just listed a Wunderlich windscreen in the flea market if any of you are in the market for one.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43,780
Views: 8,343,678
Posted By jckid
CA model skidplate?

Does anyone make a skidplate that fits the California model with the smog equipment in place?
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,916
Posted By jckid
I checked out your ride report. Very nice setup...

I checked out your ride report. Very nice setup you have with that trailer. I definitely need a gas tank like yours, and the knobbies look good. I may be trying that setup soon.



Thanks. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,916
Posted By jckid
And your post made me laugh! :D Yes, I never...

And your post made me laugh! :D Yes, I never post pics of us online, our faces anyway...old fashioned or paranoid I guess. Neat that you responded though, because we had checked out your website a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,822
Views: 2,084,094
Posted By jckid
I use my KLX351 more for dirt, so I have it...

I use my KLX351 more for dirt, so I have it slightly lower geared than stock (1 tooth less on the countersprocket) and I run fairly aggressive MT21 tires on the standard dirt size wheels. I put the...
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