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Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,986
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Posted By UtahGuido
I don't know how you do it. Best I've ever seen...

I don't know how you do it. Best I've ever seen on my 351 is 62 mpg. In the dirt i'm in the low 50s. And I even jetted my the same as yours for a while. IIRC your main jet was something small, like a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By UtahGuido
Oh it does not! :lol3

Oh it does not! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By UtahGuido
The trick will be in the dimensions of where the...

The trick will be in the dimensions of where the swingarm mounts to the frame and the pivot bolt dimensions, and I guess the linkage bolt diameters to a lesser degree. Maybe you'll get lucky and the...
Forum: Trials 08-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
Thanks. Might explain why no one has looked at...

Thanks. Might explain why no one has looked at them. I'll see if I can fix it, this being my first venture uploading to YT. Must be a setting adjustment.

Edit: Give them a look now.
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By UtahGuido
Hey Karl, You and I are remarkably similar,...

Hey Karl,

You and I are remarkably similar, demographic wise anyway. I'm almost 6"2" and weigh in the mid 190s. I had an 08 KLR that I blew the engine up on too. Before that happened I bought an...
Forum: Trials 08-17-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
Bunch of (somewhat marginal) phone videos here....

Bunch of (somewhat marginal) phone videos here. The young feller and I were messing around on a new feature in the trials "arena". I swear the camera sucked out my mojo - the only time I crashed was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,686
Posted By UtahGuido
So I'm thinking that this is good to know, this...

So I'm thinking that this is good to know, this campsite bogarting phenomenon. If you happen upon a campsite midweek with a cheapo tent and some lawn chairs with no sign of occupancy you just move...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,749
Posted By UtahGuido
I understand how vacation time is. I could even...

I understand how vacation time is. I could even go the first week in October. After that the days start getting kinda short for all day epics, though I fool myself if I think I can last long enough...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,749
Posted By UtahGuido
Little bump here for this thread. I've been...

Little bump here for this thread. I've been interested in exploring the Blue Notch/Red Canyon connection and was thinking about a trip down there in late September. Perhaps a few of us could...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
I can recommend extending the swingarm 1.125...

I can recommend extending the swingarm 1.125 inches and going with a 110 chain. It will raise the bike a smidge and, IMHO, make it handle better.

Edit: And drop the footpegs down and back. i think...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Kickstart Conundrum Solved

I've posted before that I've had limited success with the kickstarter that I installed on my '07, to the point where I'd almost given up on it. But then, and I don't know how I stumbled on it, I...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
I like that. Did you put screws in both sides of...

I like that. Did you put screws in both sides of the rims? And does it tear the crap out of the tire, even a little?

Nice thing about that is you wouldn't have to balance the tire for the rim lock...
Forum: Trials 08-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
The Mother of all nose wheelies.

The Mother of all nose wheelies.
Forum: Trials 08-04-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
The young fellows across the street have been...

The young fellows across the street have been having a ball with the Scorpa:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/661/l7e3OS.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/idl7e3OSj)
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
You've lucked out. The kickstarter is a $350...

You've lucked out. The kickstarter is a $350 upgrade. :clap
Forum: Trials 07-12-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 61,403
Posted By UtahGuido
Nice (in fact unusual) looking Montesa 315r in...

Nice (in fact unusual) looking Montesa 315r in SLC:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=30606868&cat=236&lpid=&search=trials&ad_cid=3
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
One of the better prices I've seen on these:...

One of the better prices I've seen on these: http://www.oemcycle.com/Item/product/900163056

From other sites it looks like they come with a 130 main jet and a 12.5 pilot, plus the accelerator...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Maybe get yourself a trials bike?

Maybe get yourself a trials bike?
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
That looks just a little spooky. What river...

That looks just a little spooky.

What river drainage are you above? I googled around and it's maybe the South Fork of the Salmon?
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
Oooh!

Oooh!
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By UtahGuido
A 2nd gen will work too, I'm pretty sure.

A 2nd gen will work too, I'm pretty sure.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
The Trackmaster has served me okay, for three...

The Trackmaster has served me okay, for three years even, but it's worn out. And I'm a pretty casual rider not prone to going hard into corners but hey, a little extra grip can't be bad. So why am I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Tire advice requested. I've got to replace my...

Tire advice requested. I've got to replace my tires and am probably going to go with the tubliss system. The decision Im grappling with is whether to go to a less aggressive knobby setup than I have...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Had to google "chore boy". Cool idea!

Had to google "chore boy". Cool idea!
Forum: Trials 06-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
I mentioned earlier that I'd loaned my trials...

I mentioned earlier that I'd loaned my trials bikes to the young men across the street (can't call them kids really, though to me they are). Here's the result:
...
Forum: Trials 06-19-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
Loaned 'em, to the twenty somethings across the...

Loaned 'em, to the twenty somethings across the cul de sac. They're having a ball. Broke the clutch lever on the Honda and have replaced it. I will go over maintenance with them this weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Bummer Shwa. I'm thinking it's a top end problem,...

Bummer Shwa. I'm thinking it's a top end problem, no need to pull the engine all the way out. But it still sound like $$$. Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
I live at 7000 ft and have a similar setup with...

I live at 7000 ft and have a similar setup with the 351 kit, etc., except my jets and needle are sock. My main is a 125 and the pilot is a 35 (I'm pretty sure those are the sizes). And I still run a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By UtahGuido
Main jet probably had a little piece of crud in...

Main jet probably had a little piece of crud in it.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,755
Posted By UtahGuido
I've probably got around 2500-3000 miles on it. I...

I've probably got around 2500-3000 miles on it. I should be more exact but I'm not real fastidious that way. If I were to sell it I'd aim for getting $3500 for it and I'd be losing money. Point being...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,755
Posted By UtahGuido
Did I miss something or has no one mentioned the...

Did I miss something or has no one mentioned the ubiquitous and very capable Kawasaki KLX250, especially when kitted out with the nearly as ubiquitous Bill Blue 351 big bore? Mine is easily capable...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By UtahGuido
Last time I was in Moab my tire pressure was...

Last time I was in Moab my tire pressure was around 12-13 rear and maybe a pound higher in front but I have the super duty, pancake thick inner tubes, plus a rim lock in back. I've been as low as...
Forum: Trials 06-10-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
Rode up Mineral Fork Canyon with my pal Tom on...

Rode up Mineral Fork Canyon with my pal Tom on his new to him TW200. The little scorpa did great, all 125 ccs of raw power!

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/829/zhvu.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Speaking of trials bars I had a set on my KLX for...

Speaking of trials bars I had a set on my KLX for a while. They were the Renthal model 673 (http://www.renthal.com/shop/mx-products/handlebars/fatbar), called the Toni Bou bend when I bought them. I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,476
Posted By UtahGuido
Double 1+ on that one buddy (so 2+ I guess)....

Double 1+ on that one buddy (so 2+ I guess). Those little TWs are just so cool. My riding pal just got an old one and its got me thinking I may have to get one myself some day. And don't let the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
It sucks a lot less on the KLX! And i'm actually...

It sucks a lot less on the KLX! And i'm actually getting to the point where I find it kinda fun. One thing I learned on the KLR was to always be standing up, for no other reason than to be able to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
I hate it when my ankle bends farther than it...

I hate it when my ankle bends farther than it should. Happened to me on my KLR in sand.

It'll heal.

Hang in there.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Interesting Custom

You don't see a lot of custom bikes based on the KLX 250 engine. Here's one:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/839/cn0j.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/nbcn0jj)

Link ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 2,341,805
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, security cams are everywhere. I'll bet the...

Yeah, security cams are everywhere. I'll bet the thievery's on film.

I'm not surprised that someone would go for a good looking little '07, by the looks of it. I'm thinking they may strip it down...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 303,970
Posted By UtahGuido
I actually rode it! Spend some time out...

I actually rode it!

Spend some time out behind my neighbor's house with the neighbor kid and his roommate, both 20 somethings. Good guys. The parents are working out of state and have left their...
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