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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14,417
Views: 2,089,841
Posted By bobfab
^^ damn you, another month or two and i would buy...

^^ damn you, another month or two and i would buy it for sure. I have been jonesin for a miata!
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
its a 5 speed wide ratio. IMHO splitting the...

its a 5 speed wide ratio. IMHO splitting the cases to install an aftermarket transmission sounds like you bought the wrong bike... just saying.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14,158
Views: 1,030,636
Posted By bobfab
i was wondering the same thing.

i was wondering the same thing.
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
i have owned a couple DRZs, one of which was...

i have owned a couple DRZs, one of which was modified to the hilt with USD forks etc... While the CRF is down on power, you will be taking a major step back on a DRZ. The transmission is a deal...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,219
Posted By bobfab
sounds like a typical engine swap for these...

sounds like a typical engine swap for these little bikes!! hahah! Once i got mine bolted up it was a dash to figure out how to rig ahem modify everything to function correctly!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,966
Posted By bobfab
you wont have to worry about kick starting it...

you wont have to worry about kick starting it either!! Best of luck to you and everyone!! Sounds like a blast :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,136
Posted By bobfab
So much truth to this post. There are a couple...

So much truth to this post. There are a couple other equivalents (WRR, CRFL, XRL, DR650), but with your bias of 80/20 you would have many many happy miles on a KLR!


heres a cheap example that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
embrace the lack of power!! I just rolled...

embrace the lack of power!!

I just rolled over 1000 miles yesterday and feel like it is still breaking in!

Had a great ride yesterday attempting to reach Rollins Pass CO
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 485,230
Posted By bobfab
Thanks for the suggestion. I was able to get a...

Thanks for the suggestion. I was able to get a chance to put it up on the stand this weekend and mess around. It seems like the axle, fork and wheel might have been mis-aligned. There is slight...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By bobfab
well they look like great builds i look forward...

well they look like great builds i look forward to the play by play!!

:lurk
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 354,561
Posted By bobfab
I just got a photo at that spot with my bikes in...

I just got a photo at that spot with my bikes in the back of the truck. Shame it doesnt count!!
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 485,230
Posted By bobfab
My mechanic actually recommended just that. Mine...

My mechanic actually recommended just that. Mine is still below the first valve check interval, but i have researched new engines are they are less than half the cost of the valve check labor. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
No, i am using protaper oversized bars, direct...

No, i am using protaper oversized bars, direct from HDB.
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
Thanks guys, i am trying to gear mine up to be a...

Thanks guys, i am trying to gear mine up to be a commuter / ADV travel bike.

Not sure if it was anyone on this forum, but i just won a TCI windscreen off ebay yesterday! Excited to try it out and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
sweet ktm brah.. ...

sweet ktm brah..

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4549315040.html
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
unlike alot of more expensive bikes which are...

unlike alot of more expensive bikes which are fine tuned for a certain riding style, the CRF is an open canvas. If you want to make it more trail worthy, you can. If you want to make it more of an...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,263
Posted By bobfab
a couple of xposts to bring this thread up to...

a couple of xposts to bring this thread up to speed.

Time for an update, things are finally slowing down this week...

So the fuel line situation is a mess. The stock 1970 carb has a built in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By bobfab
if no hardcore dirtbiking is involved, i would...

if no hardcore dirtbiking is involved, i would reccomend a DR650, KLR650, xr650l, Wr250r or CRF250L or the like.

A cheap heavy dualsport will suffice for most needs other than gnarly trails or...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By bobfab
Sorry guys, but i have to back out of the sale of...

Sorry guys, but i have to back out of the sale of these racks. This is a great deal and someone will be very happy. Sorry for the confusion, monday morning excitement got the best of me. thanks,
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By bobfab
David, sorry to back out but i will not be able...

David, sorry to back out but i will not be able to pickup the racks as described.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
looks like a great deal:...

looks like a great deal: http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4542293647.html

$1100 xt225 serow!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14,417
Views: 2,089,841
Posted By bobfab
Where did you sell it? Eldorado ridge I in...

Where did you sell it? Eldorado ridge I in broomfield? I think i just rode past it (on cherry red VFR)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
just looking at that road toad again, what is the...

just looking at that road toad again, what is the chrome pipe/box thingy on the rear fender.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
He just editted the price to double!! They are...

He just editted the price to double!! They are pretty cool!!

Ian, nice looking grab!! I have a place in my heart for that vintage honda, but no place in the garage :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14,417
Views: 2,089,841
Posted By bobfab
That is correct, rotary valve i believe is the...

That is correct, rotary valve i believe is the correct nomenclature.

relive your youth, buy it off me :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,417
Views: 2,089,841
Posted By bobfab
sold, thanks

sold, thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 277,351
Posted By bobfab
gone

gone
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 16,265
Posted By bobfab
:lurk waiting for this to be the next "Do you...

:lurk waiting for this to be the next "Do you regret your WRR" thread!

"But compared to the Euro Models offered it's archaic. To argue otherwise is downright lunacy. "
^^ This is the truth, sorry...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,156
Views: 1,189,186
Posted By bobfab
:lurk looking forward to the loaded photos!

:lurk looking forward to the loaded photos!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,219
Posted By bobfab
Sept is better for me too. Would be a fun one for...

Sept is better for me too. Would be a fun one for sure! I would prefer an early-start full day ride over camping off the lil guy also.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,156
Views: 1,189,186
Posted By bobfab
looks fun, where was that? We like to call...

looks fun, where was that?

We like to call it, "Old bike syndrome" or OBS for short!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,149
Posted By bobfab
Heres my accord... ahem truck! ...

Heres my accord... ahem truck!
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-qwLfzrcqkNM/TpusiliAa5I/AAAAAAAAFR0/dOdPVEFZ-sc/s800/DSC_1129.JPG
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-13-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
hope you are not an adv'r b/c 7k for a used...

hope you are not an adv'r b/c 7k for a used CRF205L aint gonna happen. I bought mine in showroom condition w/100miles for 4k.
http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4518289270.html


I really like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
gone already!

gone already!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
This is awesome, wish i had the coin laying...

This is awesome, wish i had the coin laying around!
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9,340
Views: 1,607,186
Posted By bobfab
I commute on my oem tires, they work just fine...

I commute on my oem tires, they work just fine for that. I havent pushed it hard enough offroad (or had the chance to :evil ) to warrant new tires yet!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By bobfab
read this thread:...

read this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=743799

It has all been covered many many times. Nothing has changed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,966
Posted By bobfab
im out this weekend. Hope my summer schedule...

im out this weekend. Hope my summer schedule allows me to race again. Good luck guys and stay safe!
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,540
Posted By bobfab
Love my 200SX: ...

Love my 200SX:

http://i1069.photobucket.com/albums/u473/bobfab/2004%20KTM%20200/IMG_4607_zps770b62f5.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11,599
Views: 1,439,098
Posted By bobfab
^^^ very nice. I have had a hankerin for a 80's...

^^^ very nice. I have had a hankerin for a 80's Honda 2 stroke.
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