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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
I finally have street tires, bridgestone spitfire...

I finally have street tires, bridgestone spitfire s11 110/90-18 rear, and metzler 880 80/90-21 front. They seem to work well, and were all I could find that would fit and was not backordered until...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,432
Posted By Capsicum
I've never had much difficulty kick starting, the...

I've never had much difficulty kick starting, the tiny battery is nice, and it will start with a lot less charge than an e-start needs.
A properly designed and even remotely well maintained engine,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
So I think I figured out the cure. I just...

So I think I figured out the cure.
I just ordered an Avon distanzia in 80/90-21 and a couple new tubes(1 front and 1 rear) and rimstrips just to be sure.
The Distanzia 80/90 is backordered but the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
I just emailed bridgestone's rep about the BT45...

I just emailed bridgestone's rep about the BT45 (in stock now) as they don't list a range of rim widths, just 1.85" as the rim used for measuring. He replyed with "The BT45 is a tubeless tire and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
Side by side my old tube tire and the new...

Side by side my old tube tire and the new tubeless one (says "ok for tube on tube-type rims") appear to have the same basic bead shape. One must consider that the tube tire is 8-9 years old dirty,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
Yes, dangerous I know. I've blown out a...

Yes, dangerous I know.

I've blown out a road bicycle tire at 140 psi (rated for 90 max, cheap tire and old rim) as an experiment, a bit like an M80.
Road bicycles use very little safety margin...
Forum: Thumpers 10-26-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
XT350 The rubber safe silicone lube I was...

XT350

The rubber safe silicone lube I was using is more slick than wd40(which is bad for rubber)
I've already tried the hammer and bouncing it and squishing it with clamps.
I've let it sit at...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By Capsicum
Question Can't get bead to seat on 21" rim

So I found a street tire for my XT's 1.6x21" rim, it's a kenda 657 challanger. Anyway I can't get the bead to seat, there is about an 8 inch section on each side that won't go. I'm using lube and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
So I found in stock(they've already shipped...

So I found in stock(they've already shipped :clap) a Bridgestone Spitfire S11 in 110/90-18 for the rear[58 bucks],
and a Kenda K657 Challenger 90/100-21 front for 55 bucks.
I figure the 90/100 is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Puke I tried reordering those m6102/m6103 tires and it...

I tried reordering those m6102/m6103 tires and it timed out again. So it seems maxxis/chenshing feels that they can somehow stay in business without actually making or shipping any tires. They...
Forum: Vendors 10-12-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Capsicum
I wasn't blaming bikebandit for anything other...

I wasn't blaming bikebandit for anything other than contininuing to do business with maxxis/chenshing.
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By Capsicum
Thumbs down Maxxis folks are liars.

Basically they make the one of very few matching front and rear street tires that will fit my xt350, the m6102 and m6103.
So I tried to order some online Aug.21.
Was told they were backordered,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
So I tried to order maxxis promaxx 6102 3.00-21...

So I tried to order maxxis promaxx 6102 3.00-21 and 6103 110/90-18 from bikebandit in mid August. they said they were back ordered and the suppliers eta for the rear was the last week in Aug and the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2008, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
These were people who reveiw bikes and or...

These were people who reveiw bikes and or regularly work on them. Things I've read on the web. It's all true and in high regard you know.:evil


Anyhow carb tinkering is higher on the list for my...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
ever read how people say shit about the air...

ever read how people say shit about the air scoops? Like, "I took off those stupid fake radiator covers" or "Whats with the air scoops that do nothing?" Well not everyone with a keyboard can be reel...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
So I noticed my yamaha service manual for the...

So I noticed my yamaha service manual for the xt350n/nc (with h/hc supplement) states the primary carbjet as 125, and secondary as 106, and I'm seeing folks bringing those closer.
Mine is stock as...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
Thumbs down The tires and handlebar are on backorder. ETA for...

The tires and handlebar are on backorder. ETA for the rear tire is next week, front is the first week of Oct., and there is no eta availible for the oem handlebar. :cry I was hoping to judge the new...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 602,097
Posted By Capsicum
Talking gettotard

I'm just commuting about these days.
So I just ordered up a 50 and 47 tooth sprockets, new unbent bars, maxxis promaxx m6102/m6103 street rubber (they are crazy cheap at bikebandit and the customer...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 62,314
Posted By Capsicum
Thumb I just compaired a bunch of ratios for the 2006...

I just compaired a bunch of ratios for the 2006 xt225 6speed, 2000 xt350, and 1982 xt250(love this bike) (2000 xt225 was a 5 speed????)

It apears that the xt225-6 has almost the exact same spreads...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Well after more emails to and from avon usa I...

Well after more emails to and from avon usa I (and the rep aparently) find that non of their distributors in the USA carry the right size tire for a 1.60x21 rim :huh and he recomended trying another...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
The 90/90 21 avons are recommended for use down...

The 90/90 21 avons are recommended for use down to 1.85 rims. Good to know though I might be able to pick up an old dr650 wheel for low $$ and get it to work.
I really just don't want to spend...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Question What width rims are on that dr650?

What width rims are on that dr650?
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Eh? It seems that finding a retailer that has 3.00-21...

It seems that finding a retailer that has 3.00-21 street oriented tires, of any brand, is the real challenge. Could this be due to it being rather late in the season?(August) I ride year round so I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Bluhduh So I emailed avon support and they said, do not...

So I emailed avon support and they said, do not use the road riders(90/90-21 only) on the 1.6" rim as the profile would be messed up and there may be bead seating issues.
As for the Distanzia, the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,388
Posted By Capsicum
Question street tires and rims for sub 150kg bikes, non SM

So I want road rubber on my thumper. I was thinking Bridgestone BT45, Avon Roadriders, or Distanzias and have noticed that most 21 inch road tires are 90/90 and the makers recomend 1.85-2.5 inch wide...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 65,412
Posted By Capsicum
gp110 and tw25/26

Note: The 250 and 350 are entirely different rides.

I've had IRC gp110s on my '82 xt250 3.00x21 and 4.60x17 since I bought it and they handle great on road, ok offroad, not so good in the mud. I...
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