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Forum: Battle scooters 08-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By pnw
Thanks Jerry, Sounds like a scooter...

Thanks Jerry,

Sounds like a scooter wouldn't work well at all for what I wanted to do.
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10,986
Views: 1,606,177
Posted By pnw
I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum...

I thought of the same thing, 17" rear, aluminum rims on amazon for about $100, moving the 18" to the front. I am at least 6'+ in shoes and flat foot the xt with slightly bent knees but still want a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-16-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By pnw
3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't...

3rd gear equivalent is lowest? That wouldn't work at all. How do scooters take off from a start - clutch slippage?
Forum: Battle scooters 08-15-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,164
Posted By pnw
If you buy one I'm interested in what you think...

If you buy one I'm interested in what you think of it. I have never had a scooter so I'm not sure if I would like it or not. I have taken a CT110 on portions of the WABDR and it was great for the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,832
Posted By pnw
That doesn't stop everyone. ...

That doesn't stop everyone.


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=988742
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,203
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-dirt-street-warrior-250cc-bike.html


Is this by any chance what you came up with. If it is then more info would be...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,832
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-super-street-bike-mcr-05-127cc-street-bike-with-large-17inch-chrome-wheels-chrome-body-super-light-weight.html


here is one for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By pnw
It all worked out without any problems but I...

It all worked out without any problems but I don't plan on doing it again.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
Did a couple parts of the WABDR on a CT110, the...

Did a couple parts of the WABDR on a CT110, the dual range sub-transmission was a necessity on some of the steep spots. Wasn't able to use my CT90 with the lifan 125 because it had crank case...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 241,125
Posted By pnw
Maybe, maybe not. It seems like there are a lot...

Maybe, maybe not. It seems like there are a lot of happy Chinese bike owners, at least the ones that actually have later model ones who post about them and face it, almost everything is made in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,456
Posted By pnw
Dr350

if your experience was on a small light 2 stroke you might find the DR350 too heavy and tall. It seems to carry its weight high and can be hard to keep upright when it starts to tip unless you catch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 241,125
Posted By pnw
http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes...

http://www.powerrideoutlet.com/street-bikes-trikes/street-bikes/pro-dirt-street-warrior-250cc-bike.html

Seat height listed as 28.75 inches which is lower than TW200, xt225 or DR200 and it is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By pnw
The WSP site states that the bill of sale has to...

The WSP site states that the bill of sale has to be notarized, mine isn't but it isn't from the original owner anyway. I'll start with the DMV and see if that gets me anywhere. It is a sweet little...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,041
Posted By pnw
[QUOTE=rm_hm;22001322]Post #11 I've done it...

[QUOTE=rm_hm;22001322]Post #11 I've done it twice. It's easy if the bike is NOT in the WA DOL system (which it sounds like your bike would not be). One of my bikes was a RV90 out of Fairbanks AK.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By pnw
Thanks, it looks like the rings are definitely...

Thanks, it looks like the rings are definitely stuck. A new piston and rings are only $25 but the engine is going to be mothballed since I put a new lifan in the CT90. If I find a rolling frame...
Forum: The Garage 05-07-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By pnw
I thought about the rings being stuck in an...

I thought about the rings being stuck in an expanded position but then the ring gap would be bigger wouldn't it? there is only a hairline gap in all of the rings where the ends meet, not enough to...
Forum: The Garage 05-06-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By pnw
ct90 seized piston

I have a í60 CT90 engine that was seized. Like a lot of these bikes it sat around for a long time and had only 4,000 miles on it. After several days soaking with PB blaster I was able to drive the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
I hope the Shinko 244 3.0's work out for you. My...

I hope the Shinko 244 3.0's work out for you. My CT has the old style leading link forks that are probably narrower but a 2.75 Shinko 241 rubs sometimes. I am going to move the 2.75 to the back and...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
Any updates to your projects? I sort of wish I...

Any updates to your projects?
I sort of wish I had gotten the semi-auto (centrifugal clutch) motor. I thought durability or functionality wouldn't be as good - but at least with the standard Honda...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
I'll give the 14t a try then, I thought 428...

I'll give the 14t a try then, I thought 428 chains had a larger diameter roller that wouldn't fit the 420 sprocket.



I have the 125 with manual clutch and bought it on Amazon. Looking...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
Thanks for posting about your experiences with...

Thanks for posting about your experiences with the Lifan engine swap into the CT.

The lifan motor that I got has a 14t countershaft sprocket that I need to change anyway because it is for a 420...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,363
Posted By pnw
I picked up a Ď68 this weekend and plan to do a...

I picked up a Ď68 this weekend and plan to do a couple legs of the WABDR with it, son on xt225, son in law on ? (maybe Iíll pick up another CT). I was planning to do the lifan engine swap but after...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,757
Posted By pnw
I had a Suzuki early '70s version that this past...

I had a Suzuki early '70s version that this past summer I found had been stolen from a barn at my family farm in Michigan. I had planned to bring it back with me to Washington and put a Lifan 125 in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By pnw
2013 Honda NXR150 BROSS

Anyone hear of this? For sale new in Calif, looks nice and cheap but I suspect is not US registerable.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,648
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,173,468
Posted By pnw
Currie IZIP and EZIP

These are electric motor bicycles. They are both women's or step thru frames.
See:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/26-eZip-E-Trailz-Low-Step-Women-s-Electric-Bike-Blue/21187752

The frame on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,462
Posted By pnw
Anyone have or had both a TW and XT with anything...

Anyone have or had both a TW and XT with anything to add to this old thread and help break my deadlock? My son has a XT225 that I like but the TW intrigues me based on what I have read and swinging...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,713
Posted By pnw
It looks like you have an aftermarket tank so you...

It looks like you have an aftermarket tank so you might not have the stock vacuum actuated petcock.
Make sure the petcock vacuum port on the carburetor is capped.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
That might be it after all - I hope. I had...

That might be it after all - I hope. I had checked it a few months ago and it was OK but after your and toobold posts I checked again today and it had extra slack - the knurled lock nut was loose. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
Thanks for the information and advice. I had...

Thanks for the information and advice. I had checked the clutch lever slack recently and it was in spec. It doesn't creep with the clutch lever pulled in if that makes a difference. I'll try to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
Tried that, it used to work but not anymore. ...

Tried that, it used to work but not anymore. Maybe I don't rev it enough. I should probably pull the clutch cover and take a look but I'm one of those who should have his tool box welded shut. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
shift drum bolt, or possibly something else?

Recently my Ď99 SE wonít shift out of first at a standstill, while running, after it is has been warmed up a couple miles or less. It isnít just hard to find neutral but it wonít shift up at all. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By pnw
Got it to work, for some reason the file wouldn't...

Got it to work, for some reason the file wouldn't unzip clicking on it but using extract it opened in a new file which worked for basecamp. I think I'm going to have a beer :1drink

Thanks
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-20-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By pnw
Thanks for the help. I'm sure just stupid things...

Thanks for the help. I'm sure just stupid things I'm doing or not doing but I cant seem to get the WABDR tracks into My Collection where I suppose it goes, either zipped or unzipped. I did order...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By pnw
WABDR zip files

I downloaded the WABDR tracks from the Backcountry Discovery Routes web site into my PC. They are in zip files that Windows 7 can't seen to open and I wasn't able to find a way of loading them into...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
Thank you! I made a bad search engine term...

Thank you! I made a bad search engine term choice(s).
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,570
Posted By pnw
missing case saver

I discovered that po of my Ď99 SE had changed the front sprocket to a 16t, he took out the case saver and used nuts to space the sprocket cover. It sounds like a case saver is a good idea but I canít...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-13-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 31,055
Posted By pnw
to buy or not to buy?

Costco sells Garmin Zumo 350LM 4.3" Motorcycle GPS for $599 after rebate. I donít need it so much for main roads but more for WABDR and the Oregon BDR (or whatever it is called). Does anyone know if...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,655
Posted By pnw
I check it some but like other craiglis/ebay...

I check it some but like other craiglis/ebay search engines the craigslist posting links are often out of date/expired.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,655
Posted By pnw
That is what I am looking for (in TW), current...

That is what I am looking for (in TW), current Craiglist around here for two '08s are $3K for one with 4500 miles and $3400 for one with less than a thousand miles, a '98 for $1900. I would buy new...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 1,075,655
Posted By pnw
new vs used

When I bought the XT the seller dropped $800 instantly when I quoted NADA/Blue Book values. I'll probably try the same for a TW but I'm a bit wary of the "low ball" offer accusation from a seller,...
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