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Old 11-08-2012, 08:00 AM   #841
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Pics from Sep in the high country in central CO:

The Kenda K270s are excellent for riding paved roads to the backcountry and then gravel/rocky 4WD roads.
Nice pictures. What's the snow situation there now?
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:31 AM   #842
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Has anyone run it on easy to intermediate rocky single track/double track yet?

I have a bunch of times, I have a tight nargly single track in my back yard and the things just rails

want a video?
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:56 AM   #843
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I have a bunch of times, I have a tight nargly single track in my back yard and the things just rails

want a video?
Ill watch the video haha
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:00 AM   #844
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Pics from Sep in the high country in central CO:







The Kenda K270s are excellent for riding paved roads to the backcountry and then gravel/rocky 4WD roads.
What kind of tank bag is that and also what type of hand guards? Im currently looking to buy both soon.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:09 AM   #845
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I have a bunch of times, I have a tight nargly single track in my back yard and the things just rails

want a video?
If you want - but I believe ya I haven't had the pleasure yet testing the bikes limits off road (really the riders limits!) but I am looking forward to it!
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:33 AM   #846
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However, I'm wondering about dive and skidplate clearance at full travel and just near full travel. Interesting stuff.
Also, it's probably not a good idea to have a bike with 3" more suspension travel than it has ground clearance (3" is just an arbitrary number). That could cause a very dangerous situation in the right conditions (I know we're only talking about the fork here though). If you're going to increase the travel by inches, it should increase the ground clearance / seat height by the same amount at full extension - unless you're putting in springs so stiff that the extra travel can never be used, but then that may not work well.
Landing from some air and going over the bars or breaking some ankle bones would not be fun.
Of course anyone can do what they want with their own bike, it's just another measurement to consider.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:39 AM   #847
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Ill watch the video haha

lol I'll make one this weekend weather is supposed to be nice sunday
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:42 AM   #848
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What kind of tank bag is that and also what type of hand guards? Im currently looking to buy both soon.
See my CRF250L Modifications page:

http://rickramsey.net/CRF250Lmods.htm
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:12 PM   #849
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Is weight that much of an issue?

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See my CRF250L Modifications page:

http://rickramsey.net/CRF250Lmods.htm
You were seriously worried about the extra weight of an extra nut and bolt on the gear shifter? When you go riding do you wear budgie smugglers instead of boxers to save a few ounces?
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:17 PM   #850
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You were seriously worried about the extra weight of an extra nut and bolt on the gear shifter?
You're not paying attention. There is no EXTRA bolt, only a longer bolt and extra nut.

But yes, every gram counts.


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Old 11-08-2012, 04:24 PM   #851
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How good are the CRF250L headlights? Any comparison to the WR250R Rick?
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:50 PM   #852
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I have never ridden either bike at night and don't plan to, so I haven't even checked their lighting capabilities. Yes, somewhat shortsighted, but it's a blind spot for me, so to speak.

I don't recall riding any moto after sunset for the last 20 years..... I remember riding an XR200R after sunset in 1982 with JohnO on Raven Rd in the Monzanos. That's all I got.

Trails and dirt roads by day make my day.
I guess I'm just not the adventurous type.
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:06 PM   #853
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How good are the CRF250L headlights? Any comparison to the WR250R Rick?
its pretty dark here in the country, i was impressed with the light the bike puts out. Not a gl1800, but really good.
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:38 PM   #854
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What is the difference in the FMF mufflers available for the 250l. The Q4 hex and the powercore hex look identical. IS the power core just the Q4 with out the silencer? If so can i remove the silencer from the Q4 to make it louder if I want to? Sorry about all the questions.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:01 PM   #855
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I have never ridden either bike at night and don't plan to, so I haven't even checked their lighting capabilities. Yes, somewhat shortsighted, but it's a blind spot for me, so to speak.

I don't recall riding any moto after sunset for the last 20 years..... I remember riding an XR200R after sunset in 1982 with JohnO on Raven Rd in the Monzanos. That's all I got.

Trails and dirt roads by day make my day.
I guess I'm just not the adventurous type.
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its pretty dark here in the country, i was impressed with the light the bike puts out. Not a gl1800, but really good.
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