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Forum: The Garage Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,885
Posted By trailer Rails
It is a joke when compared to a corded but I use...

It is a joke when compared to a corded but I use mine all the time. All cordless tools are a joke when compared to their corded counterparts.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By trailer Rails
Race tech has a nice calculator. Usually it is a...

Race tech has a nice calculator. Usually it is a bit on the firm side for general riding. You'll have to figure out how much weight you'll be carrying. Since that weight will be hanging off the back,...
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By trailer Rails
X2, be careful about what you want to do. If you...

X2, be careful about what you want to do. If you limit soil disturbances you can avoid having to hire engineers. Talk to the building departments and figure out what those numbers are for your area.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
:lol3:freaky

:lol3:freaky
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:32 PM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
Not necessarily the rev limiter, but you need to...

Not necessarily the rev limiter, but you need to keep it high when going through deep water, that is where the little silver lever on the left handle bar comes in handy. When crossing deep water, it...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:26 PM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
You have said you never slip the clutch. :huh

You have said you never slip the clutch. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By trailer Rails
My wife got her ring because she said "no kids"....

My wife got her ring because she said "no kids". Breading is a big problem in this country.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
:lol3 Definitely a time to keep the bike on...

:lol3

Definitely a time to keep the bike on the rev limiter, noting worse than stalling in a creek or deep mud hole. Been there, done that.

Some bikes have their breather lines down low and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
It is like cheating. You get traction on roots...

It is like cheating. You get traction on roots and logs better than rocks. We usually wait till the studs go on to try and put in new trails. Then in the summer you follow the scratches on the logs...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By trailer Rails
Someone sent me that spreadsheet a little while...

Someone sent me that spreadsheet a little while ago. I am in then construction process of my garage and after going over the numbers, I am leaning pretty hard toward an outdoor coal/wood boiler. In...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By trailer Rails
I used to drive one when I lived in CO, there is...

I used to drive one when I lived in CO, there is a little pond next to the Village At Breckenridge. I would Zamboni the ice on the pond at night. Doing a natural pond was interesting, as the ice...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,610
Posted By trailer Rails
:huh :lol3

:huh




:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
The beginner lines are doable on a dirt bike. A...

The beginner lines are doable on a dirt bike. A small 110 or something is even better. No one is turned away.


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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By trailer Rails
It is not the bike for you if you do wide open...

It is not the bike for you if you do wide open single track and big, long, full throttle hill climbs. For me, I look for the tightest trails possible. A lot of time I am following deer trails through...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
I'll be there riding trials. Sent from...

I'll be there riding trials.


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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By trailer Rails
Oh, an I ride with a lot of people who are on...

Oh, an I ride with a lot of people who are on 250xc-w or 300xc-w. I am usually the first to the top of a climb or through a tough section of trail.

Fast 4th gear single track is not my cup of tea...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By trailer Rails
I had one. I am 5'8". So the cassis was a bit...

I had one. I am 5'8". So the cassis was a bit big. I have a 2013 200xc-w. I love that bike. It fits me perfect. There is no reason I would need more HP than that 200. The Freeride is a blend of that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By trailer Rails
How long of a ride did you take on it? It...

How long of a ride did you take on it?

It took me a good 15 miles before I really figured out how to ride it properly and began not to regret my purchase.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
Thankfully you did not paint the frame, someone...

Thankfully you did not paint the frame, someone could restore it to its beautiful 1990's jet ski paint job glory. :lol3
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By trailer Rails
I'll give Eagle Rare a try. Sent from my...

I'll give Eagle Rare a try.


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Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,671
Posted By trailer Rails
I know someone who picked up scabies from some...

I know someone who picked up scabies from some thrift store clothing. Be careful with that stuff.
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,173
Posted By trailer Rails
Where do you want to take this knowledge? A new...

Where do you want to take this knowledge? A new career? Do you want to be certified? Any process you are interested in?

There is a lot you can do on your own if it is just going to be a hobby....
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By trailer Rails
What is this dust thing you speak of? ...

What is this dust thing you speak of?

Typical ride here:

http://photos.imageevent.com/motorbiker/newspics4/Cleaning-The-Muddy-Motorcycle.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,421
Posted By trailer Rails
Woodford, I try other similar priced or even more...

Woodford, I try other similar priced or even more expensive, and I keep going back to Woodford. I don't like sweet liquors. I have even tried some of the special blends from Woodford, not worth it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
It does not take any extra parts to lower the...

It does not take any extra parts to lower the bike. It is all in the owners manual. Switch some stuff on the rear shock and switch a spacer around in the fork. A short side stand is not needed but...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By trailer Rails
He did not say he was changing it, just removing...

He did not say he was changing it, just removing it. Maybe he was gonna run it through a nylon stocking and put it back in. :lol3
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By trailer Rails
Subscribed, I have one of those lights also, I...

Subscribed, I have one of those lights also, I hate it, would be nice to modify it to make it more useful.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By trailer Rails
Nope, in the US, what is street legal in one...

Nope, in the US, what is street legal in one state is not in another. Once you cross a boarder, you must conform to that states laws.

Ironically, there are a lot of Jeeps that are street legal in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
Well put. :clap Knowing how to use a clutch...

Well put. :clap

Knowing how to use a clutch more than a on/off switch is handy for the street also. It makes sharp U-turns much easier, a little slip of the clutch will get the front wheel light...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
Lol, the thing has a massive oil leak into the...

Lol, the thing has a massive oil leak into the combustion chamber and it may possibly be leaking pay the rings and it still starts and runs. You might be able to mix some chewing gum and JB weld to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
It is a pretty agricultural engine. I think a...

It is a pretty agricultural engine. I think a tape measure is probably accurate enough.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
Pittsburgh Area Rider's Thread

That piston lays horizontal, right. Maybe the burnt up air filter is stuck around the piston rings and oil is just flowing right past. More ASSuming.

The fact that it is burning that much oil and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
I was not looking at it that way. I was ASSuming...

I was not looking at it that way. I was ASSuming the filter got replaced quickly after it got sucked through. You might be right. Should not take much work to pull the head and see.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By trailer Rails
Generally you are supposed to change the oil when...

Generally you are supposed to change the oil when it is warm. If the bike has not been ridden for some time, most of the oil will drain back down to the sump. If it has been ridden recently and is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,156
Posted By trailer Rails
I do it all the time. It is a something I do to...

I do it all the time. It is a something I do to make a tailgater back off. I stand up and they usually back off a bit. Good to know that, I will never go to Florida.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
The air filter passing through the engine would...

The air filter passing through the engine would not block anything from getting oil. There could be a chunk stuck on a valve maybe making it not seat correctly and allow the seal to leak. I would...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
Yea, might be hard to sit on a motorcycle seat...

Yea, might be hard to sit on a motorcycle seat with that. :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-20-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 150,325
Posted By trailer Rails
It will be fine. I bought a 50cc scooter and went...

It will be fine. I bought a 50cc scooter and went ripping around before checking the filter. The filter was trashed and got sucked through the carb. The motor just processed it and spit it out the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
:lol3 Yea, I figured that was a bit high, what is...

:lol3 Yea, I figured that was a bit high, what is the rev limiter at on the DR?
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 103,617
Views: 20,459,699
Posted By trailer Rails
Yup, I have done that also. That can't be good...

Yup, I have done that also. That can't be good for the transmission.

Personal preference, I would rather replace clutch plates several times over ever having to take a transmission apart to...
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