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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-03-2013, 07:42 AM
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Posted By XR BADGER
In

Patrick-xrbadger-TR3-D3-M ( with damado) XR 650L
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
Being a nOOb, I am not sure where I purchase this...

Being a nOOb, I am not sure where I purchase this pass? Any insight would be great. Im trying not to be " that guy" but it may be enevitable :huh. I am in the valley and heading out tomorrow,...
Forum: Regional forums 03-19-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
I am planning on heading out mon or Tuesday, will...

I am planning on heading out mon or Tuesday, will camp I think until Wednesday when my buddy arrives. Is there a concern about getting a camp site for Monday to Wednesday ? I would also like to get...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Hello Marlin, I did Dave's mods and my bike was...

Hello Marlin, I did Dave's mods and my bike was running a little rough after. My problem turned out to be the choke cable was too tight. Once I loosened the adjuster up by the bars, the problem of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,370
Views: 533,866
Posted By XR BADGER
First time to Rowher yesterday. Great place, was...

First time to Rowher yesterday. Great place, was tired of Gorman. Will be going back:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Thank you Spud, I am always envious of your ride...

Thank you Spud, I am always envious of your ride and photos, so thought I would try to get some posted. It is a CRF 450 front. Also, from your recommendations and posts I put the moose 15t CS on last...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Gorman

Thanks everyone for all the help with the new bike. Here is a pic from Gorman a few weeks ago. Fun and terrifying ride in slick mud, snow and ice on stock tires:huh she now has D606 rear and a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Battery

http://www.ballisticparts.com/products/batteries/4cell.php. Thinking about performing the Spud bat relocation, and ran across these. Wondering if anyone was familiar with them, or if they would be a...
Forum: Regional forums 01-16-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
Paid

I'm in, and can't wait! New tires next week, just to help a NOOb out:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Just my two cents. My brother has the 09' DRZ...

Just my two cents. My brother has the 09' DRZ 400 , it looks like it weighs about 300lbs, water cooled and e start. I have about 45 hours on it both street and some dirt. It is considerably lighter...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Tires

Thanks for all the great tire info. Man, I seriously have " paralysis by analysis " after seeing all these choices. I am leaning toward the d606 130 or the desert race 140 . I am getting the tire for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Tire

Might I inquire what some of you are running for a rear tire ? I tried to order a D606 140 from cycle gear and they replied it was no longer available . So, do I run the D606 130, or is there another...
Forum: Regional forums 11-30-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
Is asking for camp site 24 way out of line? I...

Is asking for camp site 24 way out of line? I know I know nOOb, but easier to ask forgiveness sometimes:huh
Really looking forward to this ride, and meeting new, well to me, other ADV riders....
Forum: Regional forums 11-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
In with 4 t/f/s/s all meals camping, trailering ...

In with 4 t/f/s/s all meals camping, trailering
Patrick (Xr badger) xr650l
Kevin drz400
David Ktm 450
Tom ktm 450
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Thanks mendoteach. One reason I am leaning toward...

Thanks mendoteach. One reason I am leaning toward the USD set up is that I really did not get this bike to rock crawl, it's a little tall and heavy. And while I am certainly no racer, I do like to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
For the collective, anyone with USD's not like...

For the collective, anyone with USD's not like them? I'm getting ready to either have my suspension gone through and set up by a shop out here, or go with the USD set up. The cost is about the same....
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Yeah, my Acerbis was about $230 with shipping....

Yeah, my Acerbis was about $230 with shipping. Plus I like the way it looks, and the possibility to carry more gas when needed, just seemed like a check in the plus category. The bike also seems to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Hello absoluteclint, I just installed the Acerbis...

Hello absoluteclint, I just installed the Acerbis tank last weekend, and it is great. You really do not notice the large size once you are on the bike, you do have to be a little careful when it is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Just got mine, and thanks also to 3girlsdad for...

Just got mine, and thanks also to 3girlsdad for the info ant tip.
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Those look great, I was wondering what bend you...

Those look great, I was wondering what bend you went with, seems there are a few choices.
Forum: Regional forums 11-26-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
I am still trying to work out the time off for...

I am still trying to work out the time off for this trip, it is still a ways out for me to determine the days. But if I can can swing it, I will let you know as soon as possible. Also, being a nOOb,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Usd

I know this has been discussed at some length , but I am looking at maybe an early x- mas gift:lol3 I was wondering from those who have made the swap, what they felt was the best route to follow on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
The bike will be used for probably 60 / 40. The...

The bike will be used for probably 60 / 40. The terrain here varies, but mostly dry fairly open trails and fire roads. I am a nOOb still, so not sure exactly how much time it will see and on what,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
I would also like to gather the collectives views...

I would also like to gather the collectives views on the mods to proceed with next? And, wich one you prefer if so inclined.
USD
Oil cooler
Pumper carb
Battery relocation
Groceries

Or,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b487/Xrbadger/...

http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b487/Xrbadger/image-3.jpg
http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b487/Xrbadger/image-4.jpg
http://i1288.photobucket.com/albums/b487/Xrbadger/image-5.jpg

Went the...
Forum: Regional forums 11-17-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
nOOb for sure, and thanks for the help. Once I...

nOOb for sure, and thanks for the help. Once I can nail down the time, I will line up the logistics for what looks like a great ADV ride. All the help is greatly appreciated.
Forum: Regional forums 11-16-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,554
Views: 230,010
Posted By XR BADGER
Sounds like a fun trip. I am nOOb, just got...

Sounds like a fun trip. I am nOOb, just got aXR650L and am in the SF valley-and looking to get some time in on the bike. If I wanted to hotel, when do you need to know by? My bike does not have any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Thank you, jb weld it is. Also, just got the...

Thank you, jb weld it is. Also, just got the acerbics tank, so should be a fun install weekend!
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Manracks case saver on the way! Was wondering if...

Manracks case saver on the way! Was wondering if the best way to adhere the piece was jbweld or ht silicone?
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Ok, I think I got it now, thanks everyone for the...

Ok, I think I got it now, thanks everyone for the help with this, whew:clap 07 with 475 miles now.
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
:hair ok wt. now have photo Puckett, but I don't...

:hair ok wt. now have photo Puckett, but I don't see a button on the forum here to upload the pics , I'm sure it is right in front of me, but where?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Smug mug only. Not sure how easy it is to post a...

Smug mug only. Not sure how easy it is to post a pic yet.?
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
For sure Sierra Thumper, the difference between...

For sure Sierra Thumper, the difference between the stock EPA choked bike, and twenty five dollars and a couple hours of time( my first time) is utterly astounding . I did remove the snorkel as well,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Just an ambiguous update on my pig. This weekend...

Just an ambiguous update on my pig. This weekend I removed the smog accoutrements with XR s only kit, very easy, and installed a uni filter. Also installed the moose skid plate, looks cool and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Thank you Brown Falcon for the tip on the XR600...

Thank you Brown Falcon for the tip on the XR600 muffler, was wondering what you did to the insert to quiet it down, while allowing it to breath better? Corvallis is an awesome town, been there quite...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
I have the sprocket on order and should have it...

I have the sprocket on order and should have it Thursday. It seemed like relatively inexpensive insurance for the CS. I am definitely looking at a larger fuel tank, most likely the acerbics will get...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Thanks Sierra Thumper. I hear you, and I will do...

Thanks Sierra Thumper. I hear you, and I will do all of the mods this weekend minus the pipe. Not sure wich one, nice to hear the DG gets good marks, I seem to recall it might be pretty loud. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Hello RZRob,and thanks for the welcome. I will...

Hello RZRob,and thanks for the welcome. I will definitely look you up when I get a chance to get down to the OC. Right now I am up in the pumpkin patch Calabasas. Once I get a few more miles on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
Mcma111, thank you very much for the information,...

Mcma111, thank you very much for the information, and foregoing any hazing. I will have the jets ordered tomorrow and begin the transformation later this week. Need to work on the avatar as well, and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 74,706
Views: 7,840,096
Posted By XR BADGER
nooB

Hello XR room! First I would like to say, WOW, this forum/thread is amazing. I have literally been reading for about 12 days , unable to put this information stream down, in a futile attempt to get...
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