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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 604
Posted By Adanac rider
That bike up here would be worth $ 3000+ .I don't...

That bike up here would be worth $ 3000+ .I don't think parts should be a problem with ktm.If you are going to ride the bike primarily on gravel and other loose surfaces the vibration won't bother...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 409,176
Posted By Adanac rider
Wink Trail fixes

I have a couple to get you home at least. Small leak on a snowmobile (or motorcycle) coolant hose. Cut hose across leak, insert socket and hose clamp or zip tye both sides,leave rad cap loose if...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,570
Posted By Adanac rider
I almost ordered a cross trainer , but went with...

I almost ordered a cross trainer , but went with an Evo 300 4-s sport.I still love the gnarly stuff but get tuckered out to quick picking up the taller bikes these days.I hope to interest some of the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 279,897
Posted By Adanac rider
As long as you are not impeding traffic you are...

As long as you are not impeding traffic you are only your own hazard !!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 29,818
Posted By Adanac rider
Splitting up thumpers

How about categorizing by weight 1-6. A 1 being a trials bike with an oversize tank ,seat and tank bag and a 6 being a klr fully loaded.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,939
Posted By Adanac rider
I don't think your three wheeler is street legal...

I don't think your three wheeler is street legal is it? Kind of limits where you can adventure! :huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,118
Posted By Adanac rider
Legitamit training program

That makes complete sense to me:evil
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,118
Posted By Adanac rider
Very well put, I just can't decide between the...

Very well put, I just can't decide between the crosstrainer and an Evo Sport:huh
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,939
Posted By Adanac rider
Polaris

Wow wouldn't that be nice if Polaris appeared on the Adventure bike scene.I have not always been a Polaris fan but looking at our garage I see we plow snow,utv, and snowmobile with them now.Each...
Forum: Canada 12-02-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 75,760
Posted By Adanac rider
We have 2 feet of snow and 25 below. We're...

We have 2 feet of snow and 25 below. We're working our way too rain and 5 below:lol3
Forum: Trials 12-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,570
Posted By Adanac rider
I think they list the F.R. as having a lithium...

I think they list the F.R. as having a lithium Ion battery which would shave a few pounds off of the 18 lb. difference between the 2 in a level comparison.Not sure if the F.R. has a fan either.
Forum: Canada 11-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 75,760
Posted By Adanac rider
Wicked Enough 5- 6 months of winter

Hoping to move to the Courtenay area in the new year. Can't wait.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,867
Posted By Adanac rider
wow

[QNever seen or heard of one. Looks like a nice bike] My favorite dual sport was my first and only, european honda mtx200 liquid cooled 2stroke with a six speed gearbox, my friends...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,867
Posted By Adanac rider
Your two wheeled buddies

Thats a hard question,So many years and so many bikes that were before there time or my timing or my location etc, etc . 1973 Honda Sl 100 ,30 miles out to the river hills ,climb some hills, break...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,701
Posted By Adanac rider
I had my mind made up on the beta 300 cross...

I had my mind made up on the beta 300 cross trainer and then I saw the Beta evo sport. going in circles again:jump
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By Adanac rider
Interesting,I wonder how the stock carburation...

Interesting,I wonder how the stock carburation will handle higher rpm with small throttle openings on the slab.With the oil in the fuel it may result in a lack of lubrication.Might have to fatten up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28,788
Views: 3,538,345
Posted By Adanac rider
Hello Dr 350 Brotherhood, I'm thinking of opening...

Hello Dr 350 Brotherhood, I'm thinking of opening up the air box and kientech muffler mod.Does this make the jetting hard to keep dialed in with 4-5 thousand ' elevation changes. Nny body have any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By Adanac rider
Both nice bikes,I had 2001 exc 400 and it had...

Both nice bikes,I had 2001 exc 400 and it had plenty of power for allmost any condition. Does the MXC have a bigger tank? I currently have 525 exc and I like the gearing. You probably don't need all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,434
Posted By Adanac rider
Thumb I'm not too impressed that I will have to fork...

I'm not too impressed that I will have to fork out another 3-4 k for decent suspension ,but thats a pretty short list of down falls.Pretty well all bikes need to be personalized and I don't have to...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 14,962
Posted By Adanac rider
DR Adventure

Well as long as its Imaginary for now,How about the dr 650 frame with an upgraded shock in the lowered position and Drz 400 Forks shrunk 2 " (50mm) for a 34.5 " seat height.Lets take 2 drz 400...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,615
Posted By Adanac rider
Eh? Hmmm

I only want 3... oh wait maybe 4 1, A new Beta Cross trainer or KTM Freeride 250. 2,Dr-350 (got) 3, A 650 class adv bike maybe a Te-630 or 690 adventure if they ever make one. 4, F-800 GS...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,310
Posted By Adanac rider
:doh

:doh
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,310
Posted By Adanac rider
:clapAwesome bike,I had 2 an 87 and a 91.If they...

:clapAwesome bike,I had 2 an 87 and a 91.If they ran a little rich on the bottom they were easier to lug in the tight stuff,cant remember fouling any plugs.With a healthy kick they were pretty easy...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By Adanac rider
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Hello Wild0, I've spent a few winters up in Ft.Mac.It gets bloody cold up there for a couple months. Save your ride for the warmer months and spend your time working overtime and have more time and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
(R 80 GS) I bought one from a german fellow who...

(R 80 GS) I bought one from a german fellow who brought it over to ride western states, canada and alaska in 85 0r 86.My riding buddies had kx's ,kz's or rt's.It was a fun bike,just didn't fit in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes maybe thats it,If it were a KTM it would come...

Yes maybe thats it,If it were a KTM it would come stock with good suspension.Yes displacement adds power when there are no restrictions.FWIW-If I could conjour up A bike it would be a CCM explorer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,226
Posted By Adanac rider
I have had both, You can add a little weight and...

I have had both, You can add a little weight and make the 690 more comfortable .I put on a Brittania Composites fairing ,Renazco seat,and some soft luggage. The suspension was a little stiff, but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
Displacement isn't everything, the 690 (654 cc)...

Displacement isn't everything, the 690 (654 cc) or the 2013 forward (690 cc) Is a modern l/c f.i. motor that has 40 mm intake and 34 mm exhaust valves. The Dr has a 30 year old oil cooled...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
55 RWHP .Thats 690 territory!

55 RWHP .Thats 690 territory!
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
:topes

:topes
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
Fairing

Fairing
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,730
Posted By Adanac rider
So many Alternatives

Looking at your profile it looks like you like smaller bikes with decent suspension.There is a big difference in the bikes you have listed.I have narrowed down my single track light hiway bikes to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 185,804
Posted By Adanac rider
Boring

KLR-650... I have a lot of good momories on a couple KLX 650Rs, I guess thats why the klr is so disappointing.Every few years I try one again.15 more horsepower and adjustable suspension would be the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,341
Posted By Adanac rider
Got your check book ready:evil !!!! $ 8849 Msrp...

Got your check book ready:evil !!!! $ 8849 Msrp ca. (estimate)
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,341
Posted By Adanac rider
I was told ordering soon for dec delivery, yee...

I was told ordering soon for dec delivery, yee ha:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 279,897
Posted By Adanac rider
Where are the japanese ?

If you were a manufacturer and you were reading this thread,would you want to build a jack of all trades motorcycle ??? . I have had all sorts of d/p bikes and the bike that comes out most now is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,289
Posted By Adanac rider
I thought OSSA built some direct injection...

I thought OSSA built some direct injection 2-strokes,a street legal version that were competitively priced too.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-25-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By Adanac rider
Comparing Beta And Ktm seat heights

I'm thinking of trying one of the new Betas, as well as the good write ups they list the seat height at 36.6 inches.Ktm 2 strokes are listed at 37.8 and the 4-strokes at over 39.Has any one compared...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By Adanac rider
Did you happen to check for a cracked spark plug...

Did you happen to check for a cracked spark plug cap?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By Adanac rider
The (near) perfect adventure bike

I think it's pretty simple :ear a Dr-650 fuel injected motor in a CCM GP chassis.
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