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Old 07-30-2012, 05:37 PM   #29821
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My front forks are set to the min.. but seem stiff.. how far can I push the softness?
Change the fork oil.
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Old 07-30-2012, 05:54 PM   #29822
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I've posted a few times, but don't think I've ever thrown a pic of my WR up.
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:46 PM   #29823
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Sweet bike jckid.

The WRR and the KLX351 were the 2 bikes I wanted most. If I had a KLX already set up for trail, and a sweet WRX, I'd be quite pleased to keep both, each for its intended mission.

Why spend a bunch of money for wheels, tires, etc, then the time to swap back and forth every time you want the other functionality? You already have the best of both.
You have the Trail 110 also! You have it all man.I have two in the shed I just can't part with.
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:17 AM   #29824
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I've posted a few times, but don't think I've ever thrown a pic of my WR up.
2008, 3k, Completely Stock, original fuel pump, Lower factory adjustments, TCI rear rack, and Windshield (at times), Michelin desert front, and T-63 rear.
Nice bike. I have a 2008 with 3100 miles on it. I bought it with 189 miles on it a few months ago. Knock on wood, no fuel pump issues for me yet either.

How do you like the T-63? I have some on the way from an inmate here.
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Old 07-31-2012, 07:19 AM   #29825
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I've posted a few times, but don't think I've ever thrown a pic of my WR up.
2008, 3k, Completely Stock, original fuel pump, Lower factory adjustments, TCI rear rack, and Windshield (at times),
KansasBob,

I was wondering about your TCI windshield if you thought it was effective. You say you only use it sometimes; is that for narrow trail riding or something else?
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:32 AM   #29826
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Hmmm, I'm liking the white, I wonder what all white plastics would cost me...................
I saw white plastics on Wheeling Cycle Supply...$300 though.

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Sweet bike jckid.

The WRR and the KLX351 were the 2 bikes I wanted most. If I had a KLX already set up for trail, and a sweet WRX, I'd be quite pleased to keep both, each for its intended mission.

Why spend a bunch of money for wheels, tires, etc, then the time to swap back and forth every time you want the other functionality? You already have the best of both.
Yeh, I'm not going sell the KLX just yet. I'll wait until I get some miles on the WR before I decide. The KLX is actually a pretty nice bike too, so I may keep it for dirt. But it would be cheaper to have one do it all bike. The registration fees and insurance on four bikes (six counting the better half's) adds up quick!

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You have the Trail 110 also! You have it all man.I have two in the shed I just can't part with.
I just picked up the 110 a couple of months ago. We completely restored it. It was a fun project, and the bike is a hoot to ride. I never knew going so slow (in low range) could be so much fun! We're hoping to pick up another one at some point.
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:50 AM   #29827
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I saw white plastics on Wheeling Cycle Supply...$300 though.
Thanks! I haven't decided whether to use the X for another season of sumo or to go with a 450. If I use it next season I'm going to bling it up and these would be perfect. If I get a bigger sumo I'll get dirt wheels for the X and keep the scratched up plastics
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Old 07-31-2012, 03:27 PM   #29828
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KansasBob,

I was wondering about your TCI windshield if you thought it was effective. You say you only use it sometimes; is that for narrow trail riding or something else?
The windshield works Fantastic!......... but as soon as the weather warms up I take it off so I can get some air on me. I'm 5' 10" and it really pushes all the air off my body up over my helmet. The design holds it out in front too, which makes it much less likely you'll hit it with your face shield when you fug up. Only thing is, it mounts to your upper triple tree bolts and bar bolts......... so hand guards must be mounted to the bars. Bar risers and fat bar adapters will be a problem too.
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Old 07-31-2012, 03:49 PM   #29829
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Back in WR250R land

Just put a deposit on a new 2012 WR250R today......wooohooo......back in the WR250R saddle again!!!
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:41 PM   #29830
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I saw white plastics on Wheeling Cycle Supply...$300 though.



Yeh, I'm not going sell the KLX just yet. I'll wait until I get some miles on the WR before I decide. The KLX is actually a pretty nice bike too, so I may keep it for dirt. But it would be cheaper to have one do it all bike. The registration fees and insurance on four bikes (six counting the better half's) adds up quick!



I just picked up the 110 a couple of months ago. We completely restored it. It was a fun project, and the bike is a hoot to ride. I never knew going so slow (in low range) could be so much fun! We're hoping to pick up another one at some point.
I have a 1973 ct 90 and the 81 ct 110. Great fun to play around with.
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Old 07-31-2012, 07:14 PM   #29831
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Random question

I'm thinking of picking up a new WRR --

What should the dealer hand me?

- keys
- owners manual
- tool kit (on bike)
- anything else?
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Old 07-31-2012, 08:58 PM   #29832
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I'm thinking of picking up a new WRR --

What should the dealer hand me?

- keys
- owners manual
- tool kit (on bike)
- anything else?
A big fat invoice and a full tank of gas. If he won't fill her up....walk away.

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Old 08-01-2012, 03:28 AM   #29833
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Yeh, I'm not going sell the KLX just yet. I'll wait until I get some miles on the WR before I decide. The KLX is actually a pretty nice bike too, so I may keep it for dirt. But it would be cheaper to have one do it all bike. The registration fees and insurance on four bikes (six counting the better half's) adds up quick!
Do the math before you commit. I expect the conversion costs around $1,500 with quality rubber (R > X does anyway; X > R may be less).

In Greater Toronto, Ontario, Canada, we have what the newspapers say is the highest vehicle insurance in N. America, and it would take 3 years of my WRR insurance and license plate stickers to = $1,500

3 years is longer than I have ever owned a bike in my life (though I am in my 3rd year of ownership with the CBF, so I expect this won't always be the case). And I never bought a bike expecting to "save money".

None of this may have any bearing on you. Just saying what I would do.
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Old 08-01-2012, 03:39 AM   #29834
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I'm thinking of picking up a new WRR --

What should the dealer hand me?

- keys
- owners manual
- tool kit (on bike)
- anything else?

Title would be nice.
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Old 08-01-2012, 03:47 AM   #29835
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Title would be nice.
Definitely. I was more thinking is there anything the dealer might forget that I don't know about...
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