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Old 08-28-2012, 02:40 PM   #30331
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+1 for the tusk bars.
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Had CR-HI.

Went KX-HI after a wicked wreck. KX are 1/2" higher than CR.
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Old 08-28-2012, 03:13 PM   #30332
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Have the low Seat Concepts on mine. Best thing you can do to bike.
Way more comfy and almost 1" lower.

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Old 08-28-2012, 06:24 PM   #30333
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Seat Concepts is truly worth a try!

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You won't regret a Seat Concepts seat...
I am another happy customer! 338 miles on Saturday and was still able to go for a mountain bike ride on Sunday!
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Old 08-29-2012, 12:30 AM   #30334
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Love my seat concepts seat! 10,000+ miles on it, including almost 7k one way from Maryland to Alaska on my move up here. Best single mod I've done for touring, except maybe the IMS tank.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:03 AM   #30335
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Anyone ride an X a reasonable amount offroad but do the commute, supermoto blasting , trips etc and found a good compromise handle bar? I have to get rid of my stocks and not sure of the pros and cons of high bend bars etc. Ive searched and what I keep seeing is people using a particular bar cause "thats what I like"...but why? Im 6 foot so does that mean I "should" use a high bend? or is there more to it? cheers
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:11 AM   #30336
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I just finished a 6-day, 900 mile (about 200 miles of that was paved roads) trip in Colorado (Salida, Ouray, Lake City, Gunnison,,,) and rode terrain very much like that shown in your video. We covered about 10 different mountain passes.

Best trip ever!

Here's a little video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6YEC70cNlo
Beautiful country, enjoyed the video, and I like your ride-along Gumby buddy!
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:13 AM   #30337
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Anyone ride an X a reasonable amount offroad but do the commute, supermoto blasting , trips etc and found a good compromise handle bar? I have to get rid of my stocks and not sure of the pros and cons of high bend bars etc. Ive searched and what I keep seeing is people using a particular bar cause "thats what I like"...but why? Im 6 foot so does that mean I "should" use a high bend? or is there more to it? cheers
Great question.

Follow-up question, can stock cables handle all these different riser and bar combinations?
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Old 08-29-2012, 04:59 AM   #30338
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I've got a Sargent seat for sale in the Flea Mkt. if anyone is interested. I had to wait 8 mths for my Renzco seat,and this held me over nicely for a few months until it arrived.
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:37 AM   #30339
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I've got a Sargent seat for sale in the Flea Mkt. if anyone is interested. I had to wait 8 mths for my Renzco seat,and this held me over nicely for a few months until it arrived.
So how do the two seats compare?


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Old 08-29-2012, 06:06 AM   #30340
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Anyone ride an X a reasonable amount offroad but do the commute, supermoto blasting , trips etc and found a good compromise handle bar? I have to get rid of my stocks and not sure of the pros and cons of high bend bars etc. Ive searched and what I keep seeing is people using a particular bar cause "thats what I like"...but why? Im 6 foot so does that mean I "should" use a high bend? or is there more to it? cheers
I'm no pro...but...

Buy a couple cheep bars, to find the bend that fits you. When you bend up the ones you like, drop some coin on a better pair.

Me being 6'2", normally run CR-Hi turned forward in the clamps a tad.

Just recently went to the KX bend, it puts me in a better position (on this bike) to go from sit to stand, without any input (push/pull) to the bars.

Just some food for thought.
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:31 AM   #30341
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Anyone ride an X a reasonable amount offroad but do the commute, supermoto blasting , trips etc and found a good compromise handle bar? I have to get rid of my stocks and not sure of the pros and cons of high bend bars etc. Ive searched and what I keep seeing is people using a particular bar cause "thats what I like"...but why? Im 6 foot so does that mean I "should" use a high bend? or is there more to it? cheers

If the stock bend doesn’t bother you, keep them, I think if it isn’t right you would know. I like a taller bend cause my arms are to short when I stand. I'm 5' 10" my son is 6' 5" he likes short bars, I like high.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:16 AM   #30342
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does anyone have a pic of the ktm690 enduro winshield mounted on a wr i thought i remember seein it one time
at 65 bucks it looks like a good deal better than cee bailys .

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Old 08-29-2012, 12:16 PM   #30343
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Warp 9 Bearing Questions

Any Warp 9 wheel owner:

Without having removed my OEM rear wheel yet on my new WRR I have a question about the bearing and oil seal on the sprocket side of a Warp 9 wheel I just got. In the photo the oil seal is against the leftside bearing. Is that correct depth (about 3/8ths inch) or should it be flush with the rim as it came from Warp 9?


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Old 08-29-2012, 12:22 PM   #30344
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does anyone have a pic of the ktm690 enduro winshield mounted on a wr i thought i remember seein it one time
at 65 bucks it looks like a good deal better than cee bailys .

thanks
Go here: http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t7...ight=flyscreen
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Old 08-29-2012, 12:25 PM   #30345
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,,, or should it be flush with the rim as it came from Warp 9?
I'm not abby solute but the rear has two bearing cover/spacers on either side. A simple fit n try with the spacers should tell ya.
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