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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,196
Posted By MCVL
Fuel inside the frame??? That's something new...

Fuel inside the frame??? That's something new :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
You guys just need to put your right leg off the...

You guys just need to put your right leg off the brake pedal until you need it :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
I think it's 3 on the rear that equals -1 on the...

I think it's 3 on the rear that equals -1 on the front :norton
But you should try putting 15 sprocket before you go long distance, it might be a bit tight in there with fat chains like rk mxz 520 or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,175
Posted By MCVL
Every event I've ever been to there's always one...

Every event I've ever been to there's always one poor slob hopelessly kicking over a KTM. Sometimes with a half-dozen people to help start it.

Fuck. That. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,175
Posted By MCVL
He probably meant that it's much harder to change...

He probably meant that it's much harder to change oil, fill gas or adjust valves on XRR :D
Oh wait, it's not :scratch
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-28-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 431,897
Posted By MCVL
Not me, but friends of mine ...

Not me, but friends of mine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_IwYO9Jvu0&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdVeAq865ms&feature=youtu.be

While I was enjoying a ride here...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 283,243
Posted By MCVL
Amazing pics!! :eek1 Didn't know Italy has...

Amazing pics!! :eek1

Didn't know Italy has such great mountains



A mates pics of how snowy it is in our mountains right now, I couldn't go, don't have any spiked tires right now and I won't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 431,897
Posted By MCVL
Steppes. You can ride whereever you want there...

Steppes. You can ride whereever you want there :norton
http://cs14110.vk.me/c621431/v621431542/4189/Y3aegEXIO1Q.jpg

http://cs14110.vk.me/c621431/v621431542/4193/yDxYo2E9ngA.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 121,278
Posted By MCVL
Yesterday ...

Yesterday

http://cs622520.vk.me/v622520542/ae5c/6mUHEQ820kg.jpg

http://cs622520.vk.me/v622520542/aee8/qwWIFXErHKQ.jpg

http://cs622520.vk.me/v622520542/ae84/PoivH_jPypo.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 416,592
Posted By MCVL
http://cs622520.vk.me/v622520542/af1a/6fE9x08T9lc....

http://cs622520.vk.me/v622520542/af1a/6fE9x08T9lc.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 121,278
Posted By MCVL
Nope, but close ...

Nope, but close

https://www.google.com/maps/place/43%C2%B037'28.5%22N+76%C2%B053'31.0%22E/@43.6229841,76.8770184,12z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0

Almost :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-12-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 416,592
Posted By MCVL
Soft landing :) ...

Soft landing :)

http://cs14110.vk.me/c622024/v622024542/c8c5/YAfXgKNA0gU.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 121,278
Posted By MCVL
http://cs14110.vk.me/c622024/v622024542/c825/o8JV8...

http://cs14110.vk.me/c622024/v622024542/c825/o8JV8rvwZnk.jpg

http://cs14110.vk.me/c622024/v622024542/c86b/s6scaba4G08.jpg

http://cs14110.vk.me/c622024/v622024542/c875/QUSa0dHnt04.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By MCVL
You could also get something like 500EXC and...

You could also get something like 500EXC and concentrate on the offroad, using roads only to get yourself out of town :norton
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By MCVL
I heard people talk about it every year since...

I heard people talk about it every year since 2000 :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 283,243
Posted By MCVL
We've got same colors here, last days of warmth...

We've got same colors here, last days of warmth pics
http://cs14110.vk.me/c618718/v618718542/1a440/nIClWOpaq8g.jpg

http://cs14110.vk.me/c618718/v618718542/1a468/-gQSNdYYmsc.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-17-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 283,243
Posted By MCVL
Thanks! But there are some really nice shots on...

Thanks! But there are some really nice shots on front page thread, taken with really good cameras and I just don't think this one is good enough :D
I'll try better next time )

Mountains are...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
My first guess would be a really bad fuel, that...

My first guess would be a really bad fuel, that can't even ignite. The fuel like that can be found in a gas tank after sitting for 3-6 months.
Second guess - clogged jets, but you checked them...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 283,243
Posted By MCVL
Hobbits on their journey :norton ...

Hobbits on their journey :norton
http://cs620918.vk.me/v620918542/176ab/TSDejn_xbfI.jpg

Don't think I posted it here :)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 220,594
Posted By MCVL
Just got a CRF450X and it just asks to ride...

Just got a CRF450X and it just asks to ride singletracks :norton
Although it was possible to do on XR650R too, but with a lot more tension

http://cs614923.vk.me/v614923542/231dd/Q3bBLvo3jng.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
I heard from a friend that rear right bearing...

I heard from a friend that rear right bearing didn't fit, the wheel was 2mm too small, he had to take those off a wheel in a machine shop in order to fit the XR650R bearing, the left one fit no...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
In reality I didn't see a motorcycle a few times...

In reality I didn't see a motorcycle a few times because I thought it was a rock, until it started moving :norton

https://pp.vk.me/c620223/v620223803/130de/rugBOmA7WMs.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Kazakhstan :D

Kazakhstan :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
The places we ride here are better suited for MX...

The places we ride here are better suited for MX bikes sometimes especially when the track becomes single and is going like that for miles with no turning back :D
It handles it nevertheless, the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,691
Posted By MCVL
They used dry weight until 2009 or so, now they...

They used dry weight until 2009 or so, now they write wet weight, with fuel I think. So in the end XR400 will be heavier. It's still a great trail bike, but not as capable offroad as CRF450X. Now if...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Had a chance to ride a friends 690 enduro R...

Had a chance to ride a friends 690 enduro R uncorked on mx track and a little pavement and gravel roads. Well, don't tell it to orange guys, but I expected more of a bike for the price. My first...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
It might be a rare bike for that mechanic, but...

It might be a rare bike for that mechanic, but the bike is no exotic construction mechanically
It's all plain and simple, the way it should be and the way it worked for many generations, there are...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
The engine might be stalling all the time at...

The engine might be stalling all the time at choke on with the smile blocked or it might be even harder to start the bike with choke on than with choke off, the other reason to remove that plate is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Take off the carb and look at it with choke up...

Take off the carb and look at it with choke up and down.
If it smiles to you then the choke is on and it enrichens the mixture by cutting some air...
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Hey, looks nice, but you should keep in mind that...

Hey, looks nice, but you should keep in mind that XRR was discontinued about 7 years ago, some people abuse them in every way they can :norton
Most expensive part to fix is usually the engine. If...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Hi! If you mean that you've got a puddle of fuel...

Hi! If you mean that you've got a puddle of fuel under your bike every time the petcock is open then you probably have carb overflowing issue, it happens with all of them from time to time when the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
TJE, as far as I know XRR head uses pretty much...

TJE, as far as I know XRR head uses pretty much car sizes, except that with those sizes of valves the stem is usually thicker like 7mm or so instead of 6.57mm or so on the XR
So if you're in a hurry...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
What? Are you sure? :huh That would mean it's...

What? Are you sure? :huh
That would mean it's not enough to even power 1 bulb from 1 leg :)
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
I've got my hands on European stock stator which...

I've got my hands on European stock stator which gives about 75W at each leg, but I had only one stock AC regulator, it's not hard to turn it to DC, just connect it to cheap 50A rectifier...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,193
Posted By MCVL
I think I should also say that suspension will...

I think I should also say that suspension will never be as soft as KLR :norton
You will probably have to relearn how to ride on this one, maybe take a few MX lessons. But even if you won't, crf250x...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Oh, with UK model you probably do need a new...

Oh, with UK model you probably do need a new headlight :D
Yes, that's somewhat strange, when I tried to compress them while they where off the bike they felt like they're too soft, but on the bike I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
You can ride pretty ok even without any oil in...

You can ride pretty ok even without any oil in one of the forks and I doubt you can reach that in one trip, unless it's RTW
When I decided to changed the oil in stock forks after a race there was...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
Wow! At least the floor is clean, more or less. ...

Wow! At least the floor is clean, more or less.
I wouldn't worry that much, it's not exactly a rocket science, so if this place wasn't burned down to the ground by owners of all those pieces of cars...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22,936
Views: 2,949,753
Posted By MCVL
I installed forks from 2004 CRF250R, I think you...

I installed forks from 2004 CRF250R, I think you will be surprised at how stiff they already are. Setup for jumping.
I didn't revalve or resprung yet so right now going offroad on straights is mx...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 283,243
Posted By MCVL
Mountains of Kazakhstan, near Almaty (40 miles...

Mountains of Kazakhstan, near Almaty (40 miles north-east)
Elevation differs from 7200ft to about 8500ft on singletrack we've been that day, we could get further up, but the track insisted we should...
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