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Old 09-18-2013, 02:48 PM   #62791
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Perhaps there's some air compression due to inertia and flow restriction going on.
Definitely.
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:51 PM   #62792
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brake lever

It actually works pretty good the way it is with two fingers. That the way I use the lever anyway. Honda OEM ones are less than $15. Probably should get some spares while I'm shipping them? I'm going to try to bend it back but not until I have the new ones on hand in case I break it.
Went down on a rock outcrop in the woods going around a barrier. Crime of it is, it was the return trip 'cause the road ended. First time thru there I did fine. WTH? Bike got sideway from underneath me. I didn't even fall down!
Barkbusters are a while off. $$ is tight right now. My wife is going to take my CC's away if I keep putting money into this old bike.
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Old 09-18-2013, 02:54 PM   #62793
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Also the cee bailey's windscreen FS. It's in the parts section.
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Mention to HogWild which way the wind is blowing where you're at, wait 20 minutes, and he'll post a picture of the intersection your at and a Google Earth route of how to get there.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:00 PM   #62794
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... Barkbusters are a while off. $$ is tight right now. ...
Understandable. But if you look at them as cheap insurance to hospital bills, the decision becomes a no-brainer. DAMHIK.

These aren't fancy, but not bad, and do the trick at less than $50 to keep fingers intact.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:06 PM   #62795
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Anybody have 1 spoke and nipple, stock that they can send me for my 2nd spare rear? please.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:07 PM   #62796
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Understandable. But if you look at them as cheap insurance to hospital bills, the decision becomes a no-brainer. DAMHIK.
When I was a teenager I wrecked on rock once. My left hand was between the handlebars and the rock when I went down and slid. No broken bones. No meat on the top of 3 of my fingers either. Almost can't see it anymore 35 years later.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:01 PM   #62797
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When I was a teenager I wrecked on rock once. My left hand was between the handlebars and the rock when I went down and slid. No broken bones. No meat on the top of 3 of my fingers either. Almost can't see it anymore 35 years later.
Yep. A couple summers ago, I was in the hospital and they were sewing my fingernail bed back together. Just before leaving on that ride, I made a note to get around to ordering handguards for the XR250L. My out-of-pocket expense, after insurance paid their share, was enough to buy hanguards for most of the regulars on this forum. Is it worth waiting? Each must judge according to his/her own circumstances, but as for me and my dirtbikes, we will not delay.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:57 PM   #62798
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Yep. A couple summers ago, I was in the hospital and they were sewing my fingernail bed back together. Just before leaving on that ride, I made a note to get around to ordering handguards for the XR250L. My out-of-pocket expense, after insurance paid their share, was enough to buy hanguards for most of the regulars on this forum. Is it worth waiting? Each must judge according to his/her own circumstances, but as for me and my dirtbikes, we will not delay.
After a getoff at the Reno Rally in June, WITH handguards, I won't not run them. Even just around the block while I was shaking down, not have them was weird. Too many reason to have them. Only one not to.
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:55 PM   #62799
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It actually works pretty good the way it is with two fingers. That the way I use the lever anyway. Honda OEM ones are less than $15. Probably should get some spares while I'm shipping them? I'm going to try to bend it back but not until I have the new ones on hand in case I break it.
Went down on a rock outcrop in the woods going around a barrier. Crime of it is, it was the return trip 'cause the road ended. First time thru there I did fine. WTH? Bike got sideway from underneath me. I didn't even fall down!
Barkbusters are a while off. $$ is tight right now. My wife is going to take my CC's away if I keep putting money into this old bike.
I'd just trim them off, I've never had good luck trying to bend them back. Here's some inexpensive bark busters but they dont have the plastic covers
http://www.rockymountainatvmc.com/p/...num-Handguards
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:30 PM   #62800
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Rain-X?

Are there any time honored, tried and trued Rain-X like formulas that work on a helmet visor? Any one with a home made version that works?
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:35 PM   #62801
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Thanks for the suggestion. Hard to get things like that where I live. No Home Depot here :)

This is what I need. Hard to tell from the photo. But it is a loop of plastic that wraps around the swing arm.





Confusion between part 13 and 15?
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:52 PM   #62802
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Are there any time honored, tried and trued Rain-X like formulas that work on a helmet visor? Any one with a home made version that works?
I use Honda Spray Polish. Works on anything. Paint, plastic, glass, chrome. Sheds water really well.
Rained today on the way to work. Just turn your head a little and sheds the drops really well.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:46 PM   #62803
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I had to replace the top chain slider that my brother made but its basically the same thing. It's a piece of high density plastic(cutting board) riveted to the swing arm. I also cut the vertical chain slider so that the flat one rides underneath it.




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Old 09-18-2013, 08:49 PM   #62804
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You should change your handle.
In fact let's have a Top Ten List for New Handles for OFFandON.
#9 William Buckley 650
#10 Einstein XRL
#8 JIS standard
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:11 PM   #62805
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#8 JIS standard
#7 FSTRNEVBODELS
#6 KANTKPUPWME

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