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Old 02-06-2013, 08:53 PM   #56431
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Just a tree? Or are we talking something Yggdrasil sized?
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:08 PM   #56432
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Just a tree? Or are we talking something Yggdrasil sized?
I have not seen it, but given Matts statement I would think it good sized, since if it was small he'd just roll it off the trail.
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Old 02-07-2013, 04:06 AM   #56433
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It's a decent sized tree. Kinda strange since all the other ones have been cleared off after the Deracho. There is a bypass that is pretty easy for little bikes, but the 650's have to work pretty hard for it. I also think that taking the bypass could be construed as trespassing, as it's off the "road"
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:15 AM   #56434
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Take a chain saw on the back of your bike and get it done.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:35 AM   #56435
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Also, if I end up goin toward danville, I'm strapping the Rancher 55 on the back of my bike and opening Quarry back up myself....
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Take a chain saw on the back of your bike and get it done.
I think that's what a Rancher 55 is, made by the same company as some bikes you sell.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:59 AM   #56436
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I'm going to be in Westerville tomorrow, you need one picked up?

No I got a tire just need to put it on but thanks for the offer. The chain saw sounds like a good idea.
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:25 AM   #56437
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I think that's what a Rancher 55 is, branded the same as some bikes you sell.
and now that BMW is selling it to the Pierre AG company which owns the Majority of Cross...

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Old 02-07-2013, 08:31 AM   #56438
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I think that's what a Rancher 55 is, made by the same company as some bikes you sell.

Only in name. That split happened 25+ years ago.

Husqvarnas have been coming in boxes covered in pizza sauce for a very long time.

Still do.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:44 PM   #56439
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Tonight's project was to take one of these PWM controllers http://www.ebay.com/itm/180900536285, disassemble it, stash the electronics under the seat of the WRR, wire the output to the $10 Tusk heaters, and have infinitely adjustable variable heated grips. Works fine so far, we'll see how long the electronics last. $15 total in variable heat grips is pretty inexpensive.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:16 PM   #56440
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There's a working link for ya. I have one of those for making LEDs. So far it's held up indoors.
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Old 02-07-2013, 07:02 PM   #56441
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Got in almost 200 today, did the tour of lakes, (Clenndening, Tappan, Salt Fork, Seneca,) temperature wasn't so bad, road surface pretty nasty at times, dry but salt/cinders/sand everywhere.
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Old 02-08-2013, 03:34 AM   #56442
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/180900536285

There's a working link for ya. I have one of those for making LEDs. So far it's held up indoors.

I'm using one of these ( http://www.ebay.com/itm/12V-24V-Wire...item2a2294879c ) to control the aux lighting on my Sabre. Works very well but the box needs some waterproofing, which is easily accomplished. This unit held up through my deer strike on the Magna and is still going strong nearly a year later.





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Got in almost 200 today, did the tour of lakes, (Clenndening, Tappan, Salt Fork, Seneca,) temperature wasn't so bad, road surface pretty nasty at times, dry but salt/cinders/sand everywhere.

I only got 60 miles in through the Hocking Hills...same situation with shit all over the roads.
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:05 AM   #56443
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Got in almost 200 today, did the tour of lakes, (Clenndening, Tappan, Salt Fork, Seneca,) temperature wasn't so bad, road surface pretty nasty at times, dry but salt/cinders/sand everywhere.
I think I did the same lake tour with Chuck.
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:08 AM   #56444
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/180900536285

There's a working link for ya. I have one of those for making LEDs. So far it's held up indoors.

Thanks for the link, I did that on my Android tablet, must have messed it up somehow. I'll get a ride in this weekend, if its on the WRR, I'll be able to see how well it works.

Commuted on the WRR this am (it's only 4.5 miles), the Trakmaster stepped out on wet pavement at 35-40 mph. The pucker factor is pretty high during that maneuver.

Does anyone here have a KTM RFS EXC they've dual sported? If so what kit did you use? I got into a conversation with a guy I know about riding offroad. He told me he had a dirt bike he hadn't rode in a few years that he would like to get part with. Short of it is there should be a 05 KTM 450 EXC in my garage in a week or two. I would like to get a tag for it. I found the appropriate form in this thread (or maybe NEOhio), just curious as to which kit. The factory KTM stuff is $589 from cyclezone.
I have a couple XC riders I know set up to teach me how to kill myself offroad. Hope to try out some off road enduros & maybe even a hare scramble on it this year.
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:21 AM   #56445
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Does anyone here have a KTM RFS EXC they've dual sported? If so what kit did you use? I got into a conversation with a guy I know about riding offroad. He told me he had a dirt bike he hadn't rode in a few years that he would like to get part with. Short of it is there should be a 05 KTM 450 EXC in my garage in a week or two. I would like to get a tag for it. I found the appropriate form in this thread (or maybe NEOhio), just curious as to which kit. The factory KTM stuff is $589 from cyclezone.
I have a couple XC riders I know set up to teach me how to kill myself offroad. Hope to try out some off road enduros & maybe even a hare scramble on it this year.
Swingset has the twin to that bike, i think his has the Tusk kit on it.

I dual sported my 05 RFS 450SX with stuff I pieced together. I used:

Polisport headlight
Amazon LED signals
Ebay LED brake/tail
Tusk switchgear
NAPA electronic flasher
Tusk (I think) brake light switch
Vapor Speedo/tach/temp
Cheapo mirrors

All in all, I prob have about $200-250 in the whole set up. I also had to buy an EXC flywheel and stator, EXC battery box and 5th and 6th gear, but you don't need any of that.

If you have any questions, shoot me a PM, I spent a lot of time reading about RFS bikes and learning the KTM alphabet. I'm getting ready to tear mine down to put in the 5th and 6th gear sets.
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