Yamaha WR250R Threadfest

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by gjcarving, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. alvincullumyork

    alvincullumyork Ol Two Flags Supporter

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    No need for a spreadsheet. Everyone loses, they are on the wrong side of the mighty missizzippee. See below.

    See!
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    Didn't the XR500 have a 25" front?
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    alvincullumyork Ol Two Flags Supporter

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    alvincullumyork Ol Two Flags Supporter

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    I was gunna say that!!
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  5. Bultaco206

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    No, a 23. And this was well after that. The 90 series 21” fronts killed it off.
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  6. alvincullumyork

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    M5B. 19" is fine for everything else. I would guess I could not tell the difference between an 18 and 19 tire with everything else being equal.

    Our local desert area [insert no turn gps map route tracks] is starting to get some hard pack and the M5B is just sloppy on it.
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    What?
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  9. alvincullumyork

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    I knew you would know the ancient history!!!

    I saw a couple of guys lace up 18" rear wheels on front hubs for adv bikes so they could run rear tires up front. Looked interesting but not worth the money to try.
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    I ran a 19" rear on the front of my G650X. I recall in 2009 there being far less 19" "knobbly" options. So some MX rear FTW! :lol3
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    Sweet Acropovich.
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    yakawars59 Wearing pants is overrated

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    I try to do something with it tonight.

    Going out riding again today soon.:jive
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    I got that thing for basically free99. The OEM Muffler on that bike imploded while riding the Forest Island ORV Trail. Bike was under warranty, and being an emissions item (cat in the pipe), the dealer gave me the option of an OEM replacement, or the approved Akra one. I chose the Akra. Only downside was that Akra wouldn't sell the spark arrestor for that specific model in the US. Tried to buy from overseas "nope". :fpalm :lol3
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    The answer is both. The Silky is the king of the hand saws. There are several ways to mount it on the bike for access without getting off the bike first. That will save you energy over the course of a day. The Esaws are my choice for the majority of trail maintenance. Just bring an extra chain, battery, and a file. For storm cleanup or building serious new trail, a quality gas saw like the top handle Stihl MS 193T with a 16” bar is my first choice. The top handle design allows for one handed operation, and is more compact to carry either in a bag or on a saw mount. The 2 hp motor and 16” bar can cut through most ordinary obstacles. The GTA 26 has a small battery good for about 15 minutes: I carry 2. This saw will cut 3” material and is super easy to pack.
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