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Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By 177in70s
I've come to enjoy wearing Keen Hiking Boots,...

I've come to enjoy wearing Keen Hiking Boots, mine have leather straps over the ankle bones but ventilated mesh between the leather, no Goretex. You can feel the breeze a litlle. Ridden road across...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,459
Posted By 177in70s
REI 6' Adj Tarp Pole 22 inches for Kelty Noah Tarp

Bought a 12' x 12' Kelty Noah and a 6' REI Adjustable Tarp Pole for the corner I don't clip on to the top ctr of my tent or a tree etc. The folded pole is 22 1/8 inches This is narrower than my...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,459
Posted By 177in70s
Rei taj 3 ~2008

I enjoy the REI TAJ 3 man by myself or with my wife

19.4 inch long alum poles and bag.

Makes 3 hoops, 2 head to toe, 1 across "shoulders"
9" dia. bag with homemade polyeth. footprint and...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8,511
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Posted By 177in70s
Good Dual Sport Day in Reading PA last Sunday

Enjoyed a perfect day of trail riding on the blue arrow route with 2 morning orange upgrades and the first one in the afternoon, thanks to RORR. The NX did well with knobbies front and back (17" 46...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
NX w 8,000 mi, bought w 3,500: WOW w New Honda Air Filter

Purchased 88 NX250 about 5 years ago with 3,500 miles, very nice. Did many things to now ride Dual Sport events with it and old spare wheels for roads the rest of the year. Realized I now have over...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
Good 2 days of Trails near Lock Haven PA: Durty Dabbers on NX

2 Day Dual Sport Event: Road the main course both days, the Orange Trails and some advanced Yellow sections, not all of them, on my 88 NX fitted with knobbies and bigger rear spocket and SV650 shock...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,184
Posted By 177in70s
See earlier Hitch carrier thread

Take a look at 4 or so pages of hitch carrier stuff I started over a year ago.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
Solved Stall below 3000 RPM

June 2 '13, my 88 NX250 worked great at Mill Hall (Lock Haven) PA Durty Dabbers Dual sport. I left the front and back knobbies on and didn't use it much this summer. Took it to Meteor NJ Dual...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
Fun with Dual Sport Event, Saturday in Mill Hall Penna.

Just to mention, I enjoyed Saturday's Durty Dabbers trail route including the first rocky alternate. Bike and I was better than last year, my first. Now have 17" rear knobby, front knobby and SV650...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,907
Posted By 177in70s
Receiver Hitch Carrier Hauler Update

Original Poster Here.

I'm glad many people have contributed their ideas and concerns with receiver hitch carriers and haulers so that past and future thread viewers will have less trouble while...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
New 19" front tire options coming '13 R1200GS

BMW's 2013 R1200GS will come with 120/70-19 front tires and 170/60-17 Rears. Down the road some other widths may show up for this bike and some other bikes with this size may come on the market.
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Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
Where Yesterday? Trail Ride RORR PA

Took my modified NX250 to the Reading(PA) Off Road Riders Pine Grove Dual Sport Ride. 80 miles, mostly trails, took three "C" options, 55 degrees F, some sprinkles. Liked the 17" rr. knobby, the 46...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,996
Posted By 177in70s
Exit Ramp stoplight motion detector: Come down the ramp at a high speed

I've had good luck at a modern nearby intersection by coming down the straight off ramp at a high rate of speed and braking late. My theory is that overhead motion detectors are looking for a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
16 and 17 rear with 13/46 gears

I now have a new 520 o-ring chain, new Honda 13 front and JTR245/2.46 rear sprockets and 6 new rubber cush drive parts to go with my stock 16" rear with TW40 or I can use a 17" that has a worn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,907
Posted By 177in70s
Hitch Carrier: How (not) To

Original Poster (OP) Here: Used Hitch Carrier today successfully with Blue Honda 250 NX, as pictured a few posts back, plus a strap wrapped around both the channel and the bottom of front wheel and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
NX250 picture 88, also appears on another thread

Picture used on another thread about "Dual Sport went off hitch carrier @60 mph" It survived, now going to also strap both tire bottoms to rail, because it came off by "squirting" forward and past...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,907
Posted By 177in70s
Dual Sport went off hitch carrier @60 mph

300 pound Dual Sport went off hitch carrier on Chevy @ 60 mph:

4 Ancra Tie downs were on snug and stayed hooked to bike, front tire dragged on highway making a long skid mark after a loud low...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8,511
Views: 1,322,511
Posted By 177in70s
1st Post: 88 NX near Philly

Dear ADV NX250 Riders,

Bought a cherry 88 NX250 for $1800 a few years ago with 3,000 mi. Making some improvements with guidance by friends, stores and this forum. Thanks to many of you. Im...
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