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Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44,441
Views: 8,530,688
Posted By Airvent
New WR250R!

Hey guys,

Just picked up a 2014 WR250R. I'm breaking her in nicely :D

What is the consensus of the safari tank + rad guard. Id love to pick up a force accessories guard but according to the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Farwell DR350

Its be a great ride, but its time to move on. I have my DR350 listed for sale. I picked up a WR250R to replace her. It was great to be a part of the DR350 community. Ill catch you guys in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 108,431
Posted By Airvent
Hey guys, Ive posted this on the FZ1 forums,...

Hey guys,

Ive posted this on the FZ1 forums, but I figure I'd try here as well.

I have an issue with my 2006 FZ1, 42k miles.

Story started when I flashed a car to let him merge in my lane,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
$375. Which includes shipping, full rebuild and a...

$375. Which includes shipping, full rebuild and a stiffer spring. They replaced a ton of parts. All seals, bushings, etc. I contemplated doing it myself, but I'd rather leave it to the pros. Plus...
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Freshly rebuilt shock from Factory Connection! ...

Freshly rebuilt shock from Factory Connection!

http://i.imgur.com/Us3JaNJ.jpg (http://imgur.com/Us3JaNJ)

http://i.imgur.com/14T6KJj.gif (http://imgur.com/14T6KJj)
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Airvent's DR350

In preparation for a couple hare-scrambles this season, I finally mailed out my shock to Factory connection for a full rebuild and stiffer spring.

http://i.imgur.com/eTvWkvS.jpg?1...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Anyone have an extra left side cover lying...

Anyone have an extra left side cover lying around? Have paypal :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
My DR350 does it all. Motocross, enduro, long...

My DR350 does it all. Motocross, enduro, long winded all day sprints on the highway. As long as youre not holding it at full throttle and you do regular oil changes and always check your oil level...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I haven't chimed in for a while. My 1998 DR350...

I haven't chimed in for a while. My 1998 DR350 has around 45k. Original top end. Minimal oil consumption, still starts great and runs perfect.
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Thanks guys! Get out there and race! It did...

Thanks guys! Get out there and race!

It did feel great putting a bunch of orange to shame. :D

The bike is stock. I really feel the suspension is set up decently for my weight and riding...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
DR350 Racing

I did a hare scramble today on my DR350. Check it out :D
I finished 3rd place in my class - C Open.
Starts at 2:25
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/uUCEKBsMPho" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,322
Posted By Airvent
The DR350 is way better than a KLR250 in dirt and...

The DR350 is way better than a KLR250 in dirt and on the road at 65. The DR350s got my vote, however that guy is asking way too much for a 91' kicker. If its in great shape, $1500 is much more...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
NICE! :freaky:freaky

NICE! :freaky:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Hovering above the trails earlier today ...

Hovering above the trails earlier today

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/IMG953541_zps2c0e48d9.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Now thats what I'm talking about! Freakin'...

Now thats what I'm talking about! Freakin' awesome
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I do some crazy things on my DR :evil

I do some crazy things on my DR :evil
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
:fpalm Mine has seen a great deal of...

:fpalm

Mine has seen a great deal of use/abuse and are in need of replacement. I think they are bent to about a 45 degree angle. :rofl I'm going on a few rides with my girlfriend this summer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Does anyone have a set of good condition...

Does anyone have a set of good condition passenger pegs they are looking to move?
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Here's a little step down from today's ride. ...

Here's a little step down from today's ride.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/IMG_1010_zps44aefce2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Thats not even broken in yet :freaky

Thats not even broken in yet :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/...

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/2012-12-15130257.jpg

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
They all do that. I would assume only SE models...

They all do that. I would assume only SE models though. Sounds like the starter thingamajig.

Posting this video again, because you hear this noise twice. Once when I stall going down, and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I find the two bikes very similar as far as...

I find the two bikes very similar as far as intended purpose. A true 50/50 dual sport. The DR350 is just so much better in every way. Lighter, more power, better frame, suspension, brakes,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
You should be able to talk him down with that...

You should be able to talk him down with that kinda mileage. Unless it has brand new tires, chain, sprockets and a full service record, Id be hesitant to pay over $1500
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Is this what you wanted? 33mm ...

Is this what you wanted?

33mm

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/2012-12-03182238.jpg

In before that dial is busted.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3,516
Views: 663,063
Posted By Airvent
A 1080p Gopro video of my 2012 ride to the top of...

A 1080p Gopro video of my 2012 ride to the top of American Flag mountain in Taylor Park, Colorado. I did a little commentating too :D

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Ayx3RSArnYQ"...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 97,515
Views: 18,510,868
Posted By Airvent
Thats it! I saw you pull a few of these on the...

Thats it! I saw you pull a few of these on the highway :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97,515
Views: 18,510,868
Posted By Airvent
DR650 FF Spotted on 84 and 90

I just want to give a shout out to a DR650 rider with a yellow ADV sticker on the back of his helmet cruising though CT and MA on interstate 84 and 90 last Sunday the 25th. Nice inverted fork set...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I've done a few pachaug camp and rides with...

I've done a few pachaug camp and rides with Akarob. Great riding area! Unfortunately its on the other side of the state, so its a bit far for a day ride.

Anyone have a spare speedometer hanging...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Nope. This hill climb is in Connecticut. I...

Nope. This hill climb is in Connecticut.

I call it the hill of broken dreams. These were taken a couple years back.
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/hill2.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
While am at it, here's the video of said get off....

While am at it, here's the video of said get off. I don't normally crash, honestly.

Warning, a swear word or two.
<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6qXNSQX2BoE" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I now have a SS brake line installed which is...

I now have a SS brake line installed which is thinner and easier to see around. Bonus perk of a nicer front brake feel.

Note the broken Speedo and unusually high adjusted master cylinder from an...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
They do just fine. Check out my ride reports. ...

They do just fine. Check out my ride reports. Ive run my DR for thousands of miles at 70mph. Still on the original top end. 36k miles...
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 240,062
Posted By Airvent
Top quality seats and customer service. For long...

Top quality seats and customer service. For long distance riding, the small coin spent on your seat has been the best investment by far.
Thanks again Lendon!
-Alex
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Tools I typicaly have in my tube ...

Tools I typicaly have in my tube
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/IMG_4029.jpg

Havent weighed it yet though.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
I have snapped the tool mounting point off. A...

I have snapped the tool mounting point off. A good weld has held since.

I also have snapped the subframe due to 60+lbs of camping gear and full speed ride on the white rim trail in Utah:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Tool tube ...

Tool tube
http://www.agrisupply.com/Large-Manual-Canister/p/67670/&sid=&eid=/

Clamp
http://www.jegs.com/i/Dynomax/289/33273/10002/-1

This is by far, the best way to mount it IMHO. Ive lost a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
A few shots from some light motocross the other...

A few shots from some light motocross the other day.

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/IMG_1055.jpg

http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e136/Buttafries/berming.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25,836
Views: 3,107,023
Posted By Airvent
Stock airbox, jets, exhaust. Mixture screw 3...

Stock airbox, jets, exhaust. Mixture screw 3 turns out.

Wasnt too hard. Didn't have to replace the whole stator assembly. Just the bad coil.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,777
Posted By Airvent
Ive been driving cross country with the rocky...

Ive been driving cross country with the rocky mountain primary drive O-ring chains. Got 15000 miles out of the first set, didn't need replacement but replaced it anyway before another 5000 mile...
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