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Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 02:15 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Windshield

What does the whole setup cost?
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 01:45 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Shoei rf1200 vs Gt air

Hi folks, happy new year to all. On the verge of buying a new helmet and wondering if any of you rides with either the shoei rf 1200 or gt air on the wr 250? I'm looking for a quiet helmet to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 07:13 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Helmet

I'm thinking seriously of getting a new helmet next riding season. When riding highway speeds on my wr wearing my HJC cl-15 helmet, the wind noise is deafening even with ear plugs. I'll probably go...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 08:02 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Sand

Are the poles holding up the bikes?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 12:30 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Rear rack

I made my own from a white plastic cutting board using a jigsaw, drill and file. I made a template using some Bristol board roughly following the lines of the rear fender. Got my local machine shop...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 01:11 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Enjoy

That was effin hilarious though you must have been cursing the whole time. Thanks for sharing. Cheers!
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 12:32 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Camping

The season must be over. The posting has slowed to a crawl.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 12:29 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
You ride year round in Denver? Wow!

You ride year round in Denver? Wow!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 12:11 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Lowering

I have done all the above to mine and 5000km later, no issues. I am still running the stock tires.
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
It looks like the right solution space wise. My...

It looks like the right solution space wise. My heated grips and sub charger have in line fuses. When wiring them up to an Eastern Beaver, do I snip off the fuses and connect the remaining wire?...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 10:49 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Power box

Good to know. It's been mounted for a couple of months with no issues. If I get a box I will switch it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 08:40 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Power box

I'm thinking I will need to add a power distribution box to my bike. I currently have a usb charger and heated grips both attached directly to the battery. I now wand to add a battery tender harness...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Stock

I bought a 2014 and have close to 5k so far. I ride highway, mountain logging roads and went on a 2400k backroad camping trip this summer. The engine and exhaust is stock but did put a 47 tooth...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Ims 4.7

Thanks ER70S-2 for the pics. Sure looks like a wind catcher from the front but function over style for sure. Just went on an overnight camp out, filled up twice and came back on reserve. Went on an 8...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Ims 4.7

Great to hear. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
IMS 4.7 tank

I'm considering buying a IMS 4.7 tank and was wondering how much wider is it over the stock tank and shrouds? I'm referring to ones knee placement and how much wider I might have to spread my knees...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Doubletake mirror

On a recent camping trip my bike took a nap on an extremely muddy road. The stock mirror survived the fall but shattered on my steel toed boot when I tried to pick it up and slipped. I'm thinking of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 09:12 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Long ride

Still qualifies for an iron butt label!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 07:42 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain tension

Anyone know the torque spec for when I reattach the shock?
Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 06:54 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain tension

Thanks for this along with Sewerat. A bit more fidly up front but like the future reference point. I'll get on to it tomorrow. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 02:18 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain tension

I set the chain tension according to the manual before I headed out on an 8 day camping trip. The bike wasn't loaded when I set it. A couple of days in, I checked the tension and it was very tight...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Heated grips

Does this mean you bought two pairs to get two throttle grips? What does the heat shrink do? Fill the space between the bar and larger grip and prevent heat loss due to the aluminum bar? Surmising...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Heated grips

[QUOTE=arctic954;25010763]A couple months ago I walked into my local motorcycle shop and someone had ordered a set of Koso heated grips but didn't pick them up. Decided to pull the trigger...... so...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 11:21 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Heated grips

A buddy and I just got back from an 8 day back road camping trip here in BC. We had everything thrown at us weather wise except snow. Consequently we had cold hands a lot of the time. We both vowed...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 08:16 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Heat shield

I use a Giant Loop basin on my wr and just use the stock shield with no issues.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chilcotin Loop

Is it possible to loop down from Tatla by Chilko lake and east to Nemaiah then up to Hanceville? The maps don't show a road but some inmates seem to be doing some sort of loop. Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
GPS app

I can't afford to buy a gps unit but was wondering if their is a decent app for my iPhone. I have a back country trip coming up in BC. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Psi

What air pressures are you folks running when fully loaded with camp gear? Got my first back trip on a wr coming up. Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Rotella t6

Ok, lot of thumbs up for the T6. Which is best for the wr motor, 5/40 or 15/40? I've just gone over 1100 Km's and want to switch to full syn.
Cheers.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 11:08 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain length

I'm running the stock tire now but will probably go bigger when it wears out. 110 still good?
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain length

I want to swap out the 43 rear sprocket for a 47 and keep the front 13. Should I go for a 110 or 112 link chain?
Much appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 09:56 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Chain length

I want to change my rear sprocket to a 47 while keeping the stock 13. What length of chain is best for that combo? I've seen both 110 and 112 suggested. Bike is a 2014 with 1100 Km's.
Cheers!
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Wolfman tank Panniers

Has anyone mounted Wolfman tank panniers onto a stock tank and rad shrouds and if so where did you mount the straps? I initially had the front straps going across the front behind the forks and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Dakar

Sorry, I was asking about this.
Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Dakar windshield

Tell us about the shield please. How is it attached, cost, and how effective it is. Where does the wind hit you?
Cheers
John
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2014, 11:48 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Altrider hemisphere in Canada

Sadly they just retired and shut down the business.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 12:43 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Usb

I just added one to my wr250 wired to the battery. How long can you charge an iPhone with the bike off and have enough juice left for the starter?
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 103,042
Posted By jackrabbit56
Hemisphere

Where can I buy one up here in Canada? Will it work on a wr250r?
Cheers
John
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2014, 02:26 AM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Notched side covers

Go to Wrrdualsport.com and look under HighFives review for the Wolfman enduro panniers. I have a set of e12 bags that I notched the side covers for and it worked great. The e12's have 2 wider straps...
Forum: Canada 05-20-2014, 10:48 PM
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Posted By jackrabbit56
Giant Loop

Hi Northern Dancer, I'm considering the GL option for my wr.iwas considering the coyote but I know I'd be adding another bag as well. With the basin, do you add anything else or does it all fit in....
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