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Old 08-06-2012, 03:59 PM   #29956
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Hi all, at the risk of covering old ground, which rear-rack is compatible with Wolfman side racks?
I have the ProMoto Billet rack and the Wolfman racks. Work great together.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:01 PM   #29957
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But seriously, Cycra makes great stuff, and made in Ohio.
+1 on Pro Bends with triple tree mounts.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:05 PM   #29958
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Steep mountain passes?

I was just curious how the WR250R does on steep mountain grades like I-80 in Salt Lake going up to Park City. If you wanted to get up to some forest service roads at the top of the mountain. Would it lug my 220# rear end up there at 55MPH?

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Old 08-06-2012, 04:34 PM   #29959
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Tech question, anybody know the min/max RPM for WRR and how to calculate approx. rpm @60mph in 6th gear. I have 13/47 gearing and OEM deathwings. I'm trying to calibrate a tachometer I installed(I don't think it is running right).
TNX Paul
Can't you just put the computer into CO mode, then adjust your new tach to match the computers tach? Here you go:

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Press 'select1' & 'reset' on the multifunction display & hold down while turning on ignition.. don't start the bike, yet. After around 8 seconds, you will see 'diag' on the screen. release the buttons, then press 'select1' once. 'co' will replace 'diag'. Now press & hold 'select1' & 'reset' again, for about 2 seconds. A bigger 'C1' will appear on the screen. Release the buttons. Now press both again. A number will appear under the 'C1'. Start the bike. You will see the tach running on the top of the display
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:37 PM   #29960
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I was just curious how the WR250R does on steep mountain grades like I-80 in Salt Lake going up to Park City. If you wanted to get up to some forest service roads at the top of the mountain. Would it lug my 220# rear end up there at 55MPH?

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55 yes... 70, less likely.
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Old 08-06-2012, 05:16 PM   #29961
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Glad I didn't read this before I put mine on. Yes, there was a little grunt work involved, but it fits like a charm.

OEM tail rack and Wolfman side racks -

I guess I've got poor reading comprehension also. My GYTR tail rack and Wolfman side racks are working just fine together.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:35 PM   #29962
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I know for sure the GYTR rack is NOT compatible. I posted the reply from Wolfman confirming this around 10 days ago.
Don't you just hate it when that happens.

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Old 08-06-2012, 06:49 PM   #29963
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I guess I've got poor reading comprehension also. My GYTR tail rack and Wolfman side racks are working just fine together.
So are mine.
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:52 PM   #29964
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So are mine.
Me also.
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:49 PM   #29965
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Mine holds the tire kit. Tube, wrenches, baby powder, compressor. The stretch straps in the photo don't do anything to hold the bag down. I just have them there because it's a good place to store them.

I am getting ready to order the small Rolie since I have a small Nomadic rack on my WR-R. But, I am thinking about adding on one of Wolfman's new Enduro Pocket mini tank bags and want to know if anyone here has tried one on theirs?
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:18 PM   #29966
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I like my Barkbuster brand guards but then again I never ride my bike off road. If I was ever planing on dropping my bike I would buy the Cycra pro bends.
Alan, re: your sight glass from 2 pages back -

Thanks to you I just salvaged a cork from a bottle of wine and tossed it in my tool kit, could be useful if the oil window pops out, or the fill cap gets lost....
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:30 PM   #29967
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I was just curious how the WR250R does on steep mountain grades like I-80 in Salt Lake going up to Park City. If you wanted to get up to some forest service roads at the top of the mountain. Would it lug my 220# rear end up there at 55MPH?

Thanks

Yes......did it last summer, fully loaded (me+gear = 190lbs + 60lbs = 250lbs). I was running stock gearing with D606 tires (which has the effect of "taller" gearing). I'm sure I was going at least 55 mph....and probably faster. Don't get me wrong....I wasn't ripping past cars, but I don't remember feeling like I wasn't going fast enough on the highway.

It also pulled the Colorado mountain passes, as well......although I had to clutch it quite a bit up Hurricane Pass.

P.S., I've subsequently changed the gearing to 14 front and 50 rear (i.e., lower), and this set up IMO is perfect (thanks BigDog!!). I'm sure my bike would pull nicely up I-80 and the high mountain passes now
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:32 PM   #29968
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I am getting ready to order the small Rolie since I have a small Nomadic rack on my WR-R. But, I am thinking about adding on one of Wolfman's new Enduro Pocket mini tank bags and want to know if anyone here has tried one on theirs?
I received one at Christmas, and I really like it. I don't like something too big on the tank. It's the perfect size for my camera, and/or a wallet. I love my Wolfman gear - panniers, Peak tail bag. Great stuff!
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:20 PM   #29969
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14 front, 50 rear is Big Dog's favorite @ 3.57:1
13 front, 46 rear is Chad-X's favorite @ 3.54:1

Two different riders, agree on almost the same ratio as perfect for this bike.

Hmm...makes me wonder if I shouldn't start here.

Since the 14 tooth CS sprocket barely fits, and the 13 tooth CS is stock, is there any reason not to run the 13:46?
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:40 PM   #29970
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Gear ratios:

14 front, 50 rear is Big Dog's favorite @ 3.57:1
13 front, 46 rear is Chad-X's favorite @ 3.54:1

Two different riders, agree on almost the same ratio as perfect for this bike.

Hmm...makes me wonder if I shouldn't start here.

Since the 14 tooth CS sprocket barely fits, and the 13 tooth CS is stock, is there any reason not to run the 13:46?

The reason I went 14/50 over 13/46, is because I carry a 13 tooth CS with me, as well. That way, If I want to turn the bike into a tractor, I have the option of doing so. One could argue that you could do the same with the 13/46 combo, and carry a 12 tooth CS......but I'm worried about the 12 tooth cutting into the swingarm (although many people run 12's without issue).

Having said this.......for long haul trips (like the TAT, CDR, etc.), either of these combos should be perfect (i.e., low enough for the tough stuff/steep grades, still good on the slab). I rode the Utah and Colorado portions of the TAT, and the CDR, last summer with stock gearing and D606's (fully loaded with camping gear, etc.), and the bike did fine.....but, It would have been perfect with a little lower gearing....hence the change to the 14/50 set-up.
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