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Forum: Racing 01-04-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By TwoRs
Is this true? DAKAR cancelled?

http://www.dakar.com/indexus.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport/world_rally/7171426.stm
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,570
Posted By TwoRs
Thumb Yep, worked well in everything but mud on my...

Yep, worked well in everything but mud on my XR650R. Looked too small on the rear but stuck fine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,352
Posted By TwoRs
The '07 will be race only with the '08 with a...

The '07 will be race only with the '08 with a chance to be "streetable".

The Beta's are arriving now for the riders to campaign them this year in Enduros, Hare scrambles.....etc. The bikes will...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2007, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By TwoRs
Metzler Extreme ISDE DOT tires

The '07 525 EXC that I bought has these tires, they are DOT and worked well off road and are knobbies on the road...enough said.

Anyone have additional info....price, longevity.

From what I...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By TwoRs
Don't forget about the TPS adjustment...the...

Don't forget about the TPS adjustment...the throttle bodies are very important but without the TPS right it is only half complete!
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 838,543
Posted By TwoRs
Thumb '07 525 Exc

The latest addition!:clap

The previous dual sport was a great XR650R that was a lot of fun and cost a bundle to build, but no where near the balance that this bike has! I took the original orange...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-25-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By TwoRs
GPS V mounts

I did the search, no real answer. I have an old V that I thought about putting on the 07 KTM 525 EXC. I will have a Scotts damper in the center so I need something that will work in a bar mount. Is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2006, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,692
Posted By TwoRs
I rode my new 07 today for the first time in the...

I rode my new 07 today for the first time in the dirt.....what a ride! It is geared way to high but an easy fix. In the dirt it is so cool to just twist and go.

Street wise with knobbies is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,141
Posted By TwoRs
'07 525 EXC Fastway FIT update

:cry Got the system today, last part of the puzzle before getting it REAL dirty. The right hand guard bar blocks the key switch.....*&*^*&^%!@#$.

It is already crowded in that area of the bars due...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2006, 11:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,141
Posted By TwoRs
Thanks for the heads up on the adjusters! I have...

Thanks for the heads up on the adjusters! I have a 50 tooth at the house ready for the change but was worried that I would have to get another chain.

I will try the 14 / 50 and see how she does.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,141
Posted By TwoRs
JD jet kit with the Honda diaphragm and fuel...

JD jet kit with the Honda diaphragm and fuel screw. Worth the money just for the base line and it runs much better.

The EXC pipe is QUIET.....it restricts about 4 hp from what I hear, I will try a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By TwoRs
Update

OK found out that the stock stator is dual as mentioned...AC / DC total approx. 130 watts output.

The info gathered indicates the best route is to have the stator rewound to DC and install the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By TwoRs
Bug, Holy $_it that is way too cool! ...

Bug,

Holy $_it that is way too cool!

Good luck in Jan. and thanks for the info, can we get the fairing, tank and or sub-frame support separately?
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,431
Posted By TwoRs
'07 KTM 525 EXC stator output

I have checked everywhere for this info and cannot find it. I know it has a dual output stator but need to know total for both and for each to determine if and what kind of lighting and electrics it...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2006, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,774
Posted By TwoRs
Adjust the sag on the front and rear for your...

Adjust the sag on the front and rear for your weight, every bike sold is a compromise in the suspension department.

Lower the forks

Michelin Pilot roads when you need tires, only if you dont...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By TwoRs
I need that road!!! Care to share? We ride the...

I need that road!!! Care to share? We ride the area on loops out of B'ham on the street bikes but once the void has been filled for a dual sport we will need some points of interest ; )
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By TwoRs
2000.00 under KTM.:eek1 ..!!!! I have a quote for...

2000.00 under KTM.:eek1 ..!!!! I have a quote for 7500.00 OTD for the '07 525 and if the Husky was 5500.00 that could be interesting!

Still wondering if I should keep the 300 after further thought...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2006, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By TwoRs
OK how do they compare? You have the Husky what...

OK how do they compare? You have the Husky what are your thoughts?

It has to be street legal and reliable.

Granted as stated above a better Adv. bike would be the 610E or the 640 but they are...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,533
Posted By TwoRs
'07 525 vs '06 610E

OK need some thoughts on the comparison, I am very close to pulling the trigger on the 525, there are no dealers for Husky locally.

I want the best bike for the short runs on the road and diverse...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By TwoRs
Great lights, as mentioned different reflectors...

Great lights, as mentioned different reflectors that worked very well on my 200w XR650R setup. Looks good too!
Forum: Beasts 11-29-2006, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By TwoRs
Thanks for the replies! Well the claim was...

Thanks for the replies!

Well the claim was completed today!

The total damage was $5000.42! Deductable 500.00

The salvage was listed as 40% of the value without accessories current list value...
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By TwoRs
V-Strom insurance value?

The damage to the V-Strom 1000 is currently approaching 2500.00 US, this is online discounted parts, not dealer and without installation. Realistically I am looking at the insurance company totaling...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,187
Posted By TwoRs
Eek Fuel capacity and oil...how streetable are they?...

Fuel capacity and oil...how streetable are they? How long between oil changes?

Can this replace the 640 in the ADV world? I would guess not but for local stuff this could be what I have been...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By TwoRs
The wear is the shortest I have experienced in...

The wear is the shortest I have experienced in 21,000miles....TW, Tourances, Anakees and PR....the PR is the best handling by a large margin.

They are as the name indicates Road only but enjoy the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2006, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,739
Posted By TwoRs
Thumb Buy it! The best woods bike ever built IMHO....

Buy it!

The best woods bike ever built IMHO. You can putt or you can fly!

If I remember correctly, the 99-02 are basically the same.

The bike can be tuned to be very tractable, I have a JD...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,309
Posted By TwoRs
Roy, you haven't left yet! Good location,...

Roy, you haven't left yet!

Good location, don't know how a boulder could hit them without taking out something major, and then that would be the least of your worries!
Of course if you were...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By TwoRs
Thats sounds about right, the 1000 I have was at...

Thats sounds about right, the 1000 I have was at 96hp and 66ftlbs, with PC, pipes and air cleaners.

G
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,995
Posted By TwoRs
Take the skid plate off and look at the water...

Take the skid plate off and look at the water pump on the right side of the motor. Mine did a similar thing and it was a bad water pump....there is a weep hole that you will see residue around if it...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,229
Posted By TwoRs
V-Strom mapping

I went with the PCIII first because it was at the time the way to go....have since disconnected the PCIII and adjusted the ECM with a Yosh box works fine.

The ability to tune is a big plus with...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2005, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By TwoRs
Devols work fine on the '00 I have....

Devols work fine on the '00 I have....
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By TwoRs
www.motoracedealer.com I have talked to Dave...

www.motoracedealer.com

I have talked to Dave and Will.

I have a dealer license....not that I am a real dealer. But they are clearing the fronts out for 40.00 so the total is very reasonable.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By TwoRs
Thanks for the info....I have a couple of friends...

Thanks for the info....I have a couple of friends with the Gripsters on DR650's that they suggested. The company I buy tires from does not carry Pirelli and and at 154.00 to my door for both front...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By TwoRs
XR650 and Michelin Siracs

After spending lots of time and money on the BRP, I am going from the motard set up after not being happy with the handling, to the dual sport set up. I bought the bike in its stock configuration and...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,676
Posted By TwoRs
I rode mine last year at Barbers, no problems...

I rode mine last year at Barbers, no problems with tires, Michelin Anakees....ground clearence is the main restriction. If you have never ridden a track day just relax and understand this is not a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By TwoRs
[QUOTE=Zapp22]TwoRs ... where in Alabama? i...

[QUOTE=Zapp22]TwoRs ... where in Alabama? i was raised there just east of B'ham. many, many, many miles of riding dirt in those mountains and valleys!

You must be talking about the Cheaha...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By TwoRs
This is a good place to look for info, I think he...

This is a good place to look for info, I think he has a link to the E model.

http://drz.info/drz/

Congrats on the new ride....been trying to sell the Aprilia RS50 VR replica to buy a DRZ-S.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2005, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By TwoRs
I have 15/46 with the motard set up....I built...

I have 15/46 with the motard set up....I built this bike for the local tracks and to play on the street.

My XR650R has the QS carb, air box mods, pipe, suspension, gearing......it goes on. I need...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2005, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By TwoRs
Found it! I have been looking for quite some time...

Found it! I have been looking for quite some time for the XR650R Motard.
Titanium $49.95 each

Sidewinder Sprockets

http://www.sidewindersprockets.com
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2005, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By TwoRs
LC4 forks and other questions

Been looking at and cannot find and info on the difference between the conventional forks on '99 and '00 and the inverted forks.

What differences and which is better? Rear shock different?

I am...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2005, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By TwoRs
I live in Hoover, just south of B'ham. Do...

I live in Hoover, just south of B'ham.

Do you ride the LC4 that distance!!!??

Anyone in the B'ham area that will allow me to look at thier ride, kind of do the initial evaluation, seat height...
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