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Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,615
Posted By Goon310
What if I bolted it on, then beat the crap out of...

What if I bolted it on, then beat the crap out of it with a hammer until it fit?
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,615
Posted By Goon310
I guess it's a chopper.:rofl The "Snot Rocket"!...

I guess it's a chopper.:rofl
The "Snot Rocket"!
My dad and I finished this today.

Looking to get a basket case ironhead sporty this summer and figure out how to put it together!
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
The Enduro R does make more sense... And a set...

The Enduro R does make more sense...
And a set of sumo wheels would be great.

Going to try and hit up some KTM dealers come July.
Hopefully there will even be any Enduro R's in to look at.
It...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
Yeah, it is weird. Nobody ever said you had to...

Yeah, it is weird.
Nobody ever said you had to have one bike, so I'm buying them all - one by one.
Which comes first.

Basically, tell me how to spend my money.
:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
If you still have it in July, send me a PM. ...

If you still have it in July, send me a PM.

Seriously.

Out of the bikes I'm looking at, I would have to finance.
Financing a toy = no bueno.
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
I haven't heard of that. Honestly all I've read...

I haven't heard of that.
Honestly all I've read on the Duke was the review from enduro360.

Mainly, I am trying to decide between the Duke and Enduro R.
The winner will be pitted against a Ducati...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
Do you cruise at 65-70mph often? From what I...

Do you cruise at 65-70mph often?

From what I have read, this bike is pretty great in stock configuration, which my wallet likes the sound of! If I can keep myself from throwing farkles on it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By Goon310
Enduro R VS Duke R 2013!?

This is probably only a question I could answer for myself, but figured I'd throw it up.

Which would you choose and why?

They both have their pro's and cons, but also a $1200 +/-(depending on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,167
Posted By Goon310
My dads had the same HD battery in his Softail...

My dads had the same HD battery in his Softail since '09.
He usually gets about 6-10 years out of a battery it seems.

I like HD because it was the first bike I ever rode on, seeing as my dad...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
I've been walking to work lately. Every...

I've been walking to work lately.
Every morning, a Black Ducati Monster fly's down the street, sounding amazing.
Is this a sign?
LOL


I like the monster, at the same time thought I am tempted...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,209
Posted By Goon310
Why not a used 250? I myself have a DR200 and...

Why not a used 250?
I myself have a DR200 and it is SLOW.
Even around town it feels slow, people doing 50MPH+ in the right lane, while I'm hitting 45mph in top gear.

If the DR200 had a sixth...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
With heavier oil, my leaking stopped. But my...

With heavier oil, my leaking stopped.
But my shifting felt very clunky.
So I switched back to 10-40, semi-synthetic 'cause thats all Cycle Gear had when I was in.
Works fine, it still "leaks" but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
That.... Looks really, really, fun! I don't...

That....
Looks really, really, fun!
I don't think my FirstGear Kenya jacket will cut it for track days, though. LOL
Need to get leathers, but no idea where to start.
Don't want to get this thread...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
I'm lucky I can walk to work. But the bike will...

I'm lucky I can walk to work.
But the bike will be my sole transportation, as my DR is now.

Have looked into the Ninja 300.

Local dealer here has a few used Monsters, 696 and up, as well as...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
I live in the city, sadly. But, if I lived out...

I live in the city, sadly.
But, if I lived out in the desert and closer to riding areas, I would love a KTM or any other true dirt bike with a plate. If I was to get a nice new KTM(or similar) it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
My main reason for purchasing it wouldn't be for...

My main reason for purchasing it wouldn't be for touring.
By longer trips, I mean actual freeway miles.

The DR is an absolute hog, 50mph bike and it takes a while to get there.

The monster...
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 35,232
Posted By Goon310
Good thread. I am considering a Monster for my...

Good thread.
I am considering a Monster for my second bike in 6 months.
Currently on a DR200SE, as an introduction to street riding.

Rode dirt since I was a kid, but this is a whole different...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Well, it's been running fine with 20-50 in it. ...

Well, it's been running fine with 20-50 in it.
This isn't a new bike, and it has been rode hard.
I won't get into a big argument about oil, everyone has their prefference.
But I don't really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Well, it's not terrible, just seeping, Luckily. ...

Well, it's not terrible, just seeping, Luckily.
No puddles under the bike or anything like that.
I'll bookmark this link and will buy the seals if it becomes a major issue.
For now it seems "ok"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Goon310
Cool. Maybe a southbay ride could be arranged? ...

Cool.
Maybe a southbay ride could be arranged?
Everyone else has had at least one ride...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Hey all. I think my leak is coming from the...

Hey all.
I think my leak is coming from the tapet adjusting cover?
I am not sure what the actual name is, I forget.
But it is the circular covers at both the front and rear on top of the engine....
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,056,897
Posted By Goon310
Weird! I lived in Westport/Aberdeen from age...

Weird!
I lived in Westport/Aberdeen from age 4-20.
All my family on my mothers side is still in that area.
Aberdeen sucks, but I prefer it over the city I'm in now.

Really enjoying this thread,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Appreciated! I figure I'll go for a ride and...

Appreciated!
I figure I'll go for a ride and torque it down when its warm for now?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Goon310
I forgot to mention I'm in Torrance myself. ...

I forgot to mention I'm in Torrance myself.

I'm new to street/"dual sport" riding, on a DR200SE I picked up for cheap.
It's pretty fun for around town but in a few months I'd like to get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Goon310
"Southbay" area?

Anyone else in Southbay?
Seems like most of YFF's are out in the desert, where I'd rather be...
Just thought I would see if anyone else is trapped in the city.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
No way! Mine's got 4K on it too. I didn't go...

No way!
Mine's got 4K on it too.
I didn't go on a ride tonight, had some other crap to deal with.
But I'm going to take a long ride tomorrow and see how much oil seeps.
If it's not a lot, I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
I'm going on a ride after work today, and will...

I'm going on a ride after work today, and will wipe the head off before leaving.
If there is a butt load of oil all over, I'll order a gasket and try and fix it.
If not, I'll torque everything down...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
So... having my cylinder head coated in oil after...

So... having my cylinder head coated in oil after a ride is just something to deal with then?
Alrighty!
I can deal.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
It seems I've developed an oil leak. I don't...

It seems I've developed an oil leak.
I don't think it is from the head gasket, as oil seems to be leaking onto the TOP of the head?
Do I still need a new head gasket, or can I just clean with MEK...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Yikes. That's a little much for right now. ...

Yikes.
That's a little much for right now.
Sounds nice though.

I rode the bike to work Monday/Tuesday.
I can get to work in 4 minutes! :eek1
Haven't rode much, though, waiting for gear to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,239
Posted By Goon310
Can always put them in between you and the tank,...

Can always put them in between you and the tank, at least for a quick blast around the neighborhood.
My dad would take my for rides on his harley when I was younger, with me sitting between him and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 36,617
Posted By Goon310
Wish I could go on one of these rides. But my...

Wish I could go on one of these rides.
But my bike, a DR200SE, is pretty sketchy at freeway speeds for an extended time, and I haven't got a truck to throw it in.

Not much dirt in Torrance......
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,984
Posted By Goon310
I would have left it Barbie color. Then I could...

I would have left it Barbie color.
Then I could yell COME ON BARBIE, LETS GO PARTY at 5:30am when I head to work.
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
If you don't mind me asking, what did that run...

If you don't mind me asking, what did that run you?
I've been dreaming up putting a KTM 200 front end on this thing, with a big 8'' Baja Designs race light and a works performance rear shock. Light...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Got my Kenda K270 on. I dig it. Went for a...

Got my Kenda K270 on.
I dig it.

Went for a short putt-putt.
Bike is LOUD but sounds good.
Hesitation between 2nd and 3rd, full throttle and slow acceleration.
Turns out my flippin' choke was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
I haven't ridden the bike yet to play with it...

I haven't ridden the bike yet to play with it any.
I started it yesterday after work and let it idle for a bit before I changed the oil.
It started right up with no issues. It was about 65F in my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
I uh... Forgot! LOL I just bought the kit...

I uh...
Forgot! LOL
I just bought the kit from Kientech, it's a little leaner pilot, adjustable needle, and an adjustable fuel screw. I haven't played with the needle position but I did fiddle with...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Got my carb re-jetted and FMF pipe on. I can...

Got my carb re-jetted and FMF pipe on.
I can now start the bike without using prime, or choke.
Hold throttle open a tiny bit and hit start, BAM!
Fires right up.

Renthal CR high bend bars fit...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
The GP1's look nice. I had looked at IRC...

The GP1's look nice.
I had looked at IRC offerings for the rear tire but most of them seemed a little pricey.

I'm riding mostly street right now, so I decided to go with something pretty cheap...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,411
Views: 1,125,998
Posted By Goon310
Well, my jet kit and pipe ships out Monday. ...

Well, my jet kit and pipe ships out Monday.

I would play with the idle screw more, but I can't ride with a flat rear tire anyways. LOL!

I went with a Kenda K270 and a Michelin "Ultra Heavy...
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