Yamaha WR250R Threadfest

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

  1. wizz

    wizz Up a creek......

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    Some days they go down easy don’t they. Like today, the beers taste really good after owning the fullCourt for six games in row/90 min session. Getting old fucking hurts man.
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  2. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer

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    Miss me some basketball. :2cry

    But at least I can walk more or less normally. :clap
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  3. wizz

    wizz Up a creek......

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    It’s literally the only thing I have found that I can stick to to stay in shape. I wear ankle braces and promised the wife I wouldn’t jump anymore (yeah right).
  4. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    Good reminder guys about use it or lose it. I'll have to take the baby downstairs tomorrow and get a skate session in when the Mrs gets home from work.
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  5. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    It ain't for pussies
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  6. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    :lol3:lol3:lol3 That's funny right there!

    Spent the evening helping a buddy drywall his basement. Reminded me why I quit renovations and got into sales!
    I feel thankful for my current job again!
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    mylsmkj Long timer

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    Here’s that ledge, I was happy to make it because it was actually a fairly stout hill going into it.
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  8. davesupreme

    davesupreme grand poobah

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    tomorrow, later afternoon.... well, it's actually today, later afternoon.... or something.... I'M GOING after i get up and drink some coffee and fukk around a bit... i got some new boots that i wanna check out.....
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  9. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon TRIUMPH TIGER 800XC

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    start rehab next week so I can learn to walk with less of a limp. Surgery appears to have worked but there's loads of work to do before I can get to your advanced level. All going well I'll be back on the Tiger in a few weeks :clap:clap
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  10. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    Very happy that your surgery went well. Looked like a darned nasty procedure.

    Wishing you a speedy and successful rehabbing
  11. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon TRIUMPH TIGER 800XC

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    Cheers BD, I'm hoping 2018 will be surgery free and back to some kind of normality.
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  12. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    We'd all really like that for you too. Thoughts, prayers, and positive energy are being sent your way
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  13. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer

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    Good luck.

    I wasn't kidding about being happy it all still works. I grew up hanging out in a naval hospital in the 60's. So, I never take having all my parts attached and working for granted.
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  14. DesertRatliff

    DesertRatliff Tinker Tinker Ride Ride

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    All the best, across the Pacific, for a speedy recovery. Happy New Year to you all
  15. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    We should place bets on how much that dude with the DR350 will actually lose of the bike.

    Colour me impressed so far!!
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  16. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck

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    Had one. :wave

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    Used it as s spare, and my kid rode it some. It was too nice of a specimen so I peddled it for more than I paid for it. :lol3
  17. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    Tell the truth. Are they Suzuki's Wizzleberry??
    I've never even seen one so I have no opinion on them.
  18. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck

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    Yes, and no. I will see if I can explain that.

    In their era they were a better bike off-road than a Whizzer is today. But I'm not saying they were an off-road bike. I may not be saying that right. They were surprisingly good off-road for a Jap dualsport. My opinion...if you asked me to ride over a piece of terrain...and my choices were a DR350 or a Whizzer...I'd take the Zook for it's torquey little motor. It would actually lift the front to clear a log without getting a hernia. On the road they worked surprisingly well. I didn't expect that. The little turd would rock along at 65 mph all day long. Best true dualsport gear ratios ever! I will say that they are probably the most underrated dualsport of all-time...and probably the best air-cooled example of a do-it-all bike. Great little dualsport & adventure bike. Not the greatest dirtbike. But a better dirtbike than a Whizzer. On the road there is no comparison. The Whizzer would eat the DR for lunch.

    Mine sat a lot. The pics above were taken up in the U.P. I took it up there once and left the KLX at home just for something different. I kinda miss it. But my kid was using ALL of it and was going to really beat it up while hurting himself in the process. An inmate threw me a number and I took it...and bought the DRZ resto project that my kid now rides. He won't break that in half. :lol3

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  19. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    Cool. That significantly improved my perception of them. I had assumed another Japanese turdsickle Dualspork.
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  20. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    In exciting Dakar news Barreda and VanBeveren are just hauling ass today! Way out front of the rest of the pack right now and growing the gap at every WP. Lets see if they can keep it up all day! Its a long special.