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Old 05-30-2011, 01:02 PM   #14206
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The Inept sunset inspection sounds like a great ride to wrap up the long weekend. You go Tony!
Oh it'd be a great ride to wrap up the long weekend alright, only I'm gonna hafta bail due to a prior commitment. Y'all hit Hutton for me this eve and post up some pics

Happy Memorial Day, PAR hooligans!
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Old 05-30-2011, 01:16 PM   #14207
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Old 05-30-2011, 03:40 PM   #14208
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FMB or anyone,
Im looking to set up the 450 as a Motard. Wondering what all I need to buy to make that happen. I have seen some of the kits online but not sure if and what I would need to buy for my model of bike.

I think I will get more use out of the bike with street tires on as my riding options are very limited for off road action.
If you don't buy FBM's set-up, you can get a full set-up (320 wave rotor, brake relocation bracket, gloss black rims, with orange hubs, rear wave rotor, and 44t sprocket) for $900 from motostrano.com and still use your existing set-up. Everything will just bolt right up. It's the Warp 9 set, you'll see them on there.
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:26 AM   #14209
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Any body seen the 1971 film cycles south? I watched it last night on netflix.. 3 guys on a motorcycle adventure to panama from colorado. ( documentary ... Pretty enrtertaining. It has old race footage ...
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:57 AM   #14210
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Any body seen the 1971 film cycles south? I watched it last night on netflix.. 3 guys on a motorcycle adventure to panama from colorado. ( documentary ... Pretty enrtertaining. It has old race footage ...
I will look it up. Havent see it.

I assume you have all seen Time Rider! That was a big hit in the 80s.

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Old 05-31-2011, 09:02 AM   #14211
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I will look it up. Havent see it.

I assume you have all seen Time Rider! That was a big hit in the 80s.

As WoodsRider about it.
Time Riderrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! !!
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:11 AM   #14212
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Any body seen the 1971 film cycles south? I watched it last night on netflix.. 3 guys on a motorcycle adventure to panama from colorado. ( documentary ... Pretty enrtertaining. It has old race footage ...
Saw it on netflix too. Definitely worth watching. It has an "On Any Sunday" feel to it. It'll make ya wanna go ride Baja.

As far as Time Rider, Madhouse introduced that one to me about 5 yrs ago. Cheesy plotline, but entertaining desert riding footage; and if yer a fan of 80's dirtbikes (which I am--hey I ride a KLR after all), there's some pretty cool hardware in it.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:20 AM   #14213
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Saw it on netflix too. Definitely worth watching. It has an "On Any Sunday" feel to it. It'll make ya wanna go ride Baja.

As far as Time Rider, Madhouse introduced that one to me about 5 yrs ago. Cheesy plotline, but entertaining desert riding footage; and if yer a fan of 80's dirtbikes (which I am--hey I ride a KLR after all), there's some pretty cool hardware in it.
some guy on the bmw site just told me that you can't ride a gs in sand and if I do we must have easy sand , theirs is harder to ride in
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Old 05-31-2011, 11:50 AM   #14214
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some guy on the bmw site just told me that you can't ride a gs in sand and if I do we must have easy sand , theirs is harder to ride in
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:18 PM   #14215
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:22 PM   #14216
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Time Riderrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr! !!
Yea, it was OK,,,,,,,,, until we found out that he had poked his great grandma and planted the seeds to his family a hundred years ago.

Awwww,,,,did I ruin the film for anyone?
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:25 PM   #14217
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Ineptizoid--you got it, it's a rear Kenda K761 mounted backwards on the front wheel. I prefer the handling of the K761 on the front over the old, hard, worn-out OEM tire, but I don't ride like a crazy.

Someday I'll go for a dual-sport, but right now I'm trying to win wife over for a Ural.

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I tell ya what--once ya have the dirt riding thing down pat on a Ninja 250, it'll be a frikken breeze on a dualsport. In an earlier pic it looked like you were runnin a rear Kenda 761 on the front of yer Ninja; is that what it is? And if so, how's it handle on the street?
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:49 PM   #14218
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Old 05-31-2011, 04:31 PM   #14219
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some guy on the bmw site just told me that you can't ride a gs in sand and if I do we must have easy sand , theirs is harder to ride in
I got a bad feeling about trying to ride a GS in the sand!
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:12 PM   #14220
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Yea, it was OK,,,,,,,,, until we found out that he had poked his great grandma and planted the seeds to his family a hundred years ago.

Awwww,,,,did I ruin the film for anyone?
We have alway laughed our asses of when the bad guys start the Honda by "kicking it"..... Ive seen experts faint form exhaustion trying to kick a stalled four stroker....it goes on and on ,,, but I do like the "helmet cam" shots in the beginning.

Of course it pays no attention to the time travel basics but who cares, "its Swan, no body rides like Swan"...
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