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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 131,917
Posted By jeffjcalweb
selling my '12 KLX250S and a TON more

Hi - ridden with some of you so thought I'd at least post to my CL ad -

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcy/4595486172.html

I've just lost interest. Looking to sell it all. I've ridden with...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
whew!!!! thank you so much! :clap

whew!!!! thank you so much! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
hi, thank you for the reply but to be clear - i...

hi, thank you for the reply but to be clear - i have not re-jetted everything is stock. so your saying i'll be fine with "stock" at this elevation for casual riding (fire roads, marked trails,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
need advice if i have to 'rejet' before a ride (ASAP)

hi - i have a '12 KLX250 that is essentially still factory setup (exhaust, snorkel, etc). i am going to do a 2 day ride this weekend in Yosemite, elevation range is from 2500-5000'. am i going to...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By jeffjcalweb
go to your website of choice for looking at what...

go to your website of choice for looking at what is available on protection and what fits your budget.

there are some really good reviews of gear on www.revzilla.com and www.atomicmoto.com

how...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By jeffjcalweb
thanks for the replies seems to confirm this will...

thanks for the replies seems to confirm this will be a place i have to check out but might want to give it another few weeks for things to dry out some. looking forward to it as it seems like only a...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By jeffjcalweb
forma terrain TX - just wondering...

i just placed an order tonight after watching several review videos and reading the thread from atomic-motor, but looks like the info might be slightly dated given the price now (today) was $279 and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Gold Note trails - anyone have some input?

hi i was wondering if anyone can give me some information on the 'gold note trails' area off of Hwy88?

i'm looking for decent service roads/logging roads and beginner/intermediate trails. i am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
ty and ordered!

ty and ordered!
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
'12 KLX foot peg search

can anyone post a link to some dang larger foot pegs for a '12 KLX? i've been searching all night on ebay, google and kawi forums. everything i fine is dated 2007-2011 and no matches. there has to be...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,215
Posted By jeffjcalweb
the FMF Q4 is the "quieter" pipe which if you are...

the FMF Q4 is the "quieter" pipe which if you are doing any trails ride you will probably prefer (meaning you are staying in legal dB range).

some organized events even go so far to validate your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,684
Posted By jeffjcalweb
once again a great day for riding and just nailed...

once again a great day for riding and just nailed what i was hoping for which was to STAND UP and not PUCKER UP on loose gravel. maybe next time i'll have my big boy pants on for riding up a rock.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,159
Posted By jeffjcalweb
that thing looks like it rolled right out off...

that thing looks like it rolled right out off dealer floor. i love seeing bikes that have some years on them and still look like new. good for you, enjoy! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,215
Posted By jeffjcalweb
follow up on price - i bought my '12KLX that had...

follow up on price - i bought my '12KLX that had 1500 miles and 2 dealer services done for $4100. i bought my CRF '13 used w/400 miles and it was $4400. in my area there's pretty much 0 used CRF's...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,215
Posted By jeffjcalweb
so let me see if i can help because i have had a...

so let me see if i can help because i have had a CRF250L ('13) and now have a KLX250s ('12).

Honda - very smooth riding bike, plenty PLENTY off mods/farkles available, there's pretty much...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By jeffjcalweb
well thanks at least someone out there has used...

well thanks at least someone out there has used one and didn't regret it... i did a lot of review/reading and figured my initial reaction/concerns was inline with everyone else's and then, as you...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By jeffjcalweb
moto tote MTX3 - anyone able to reassure me?

Hi - just assembled my new Moto Tote MTX3 which is going to be used (I hope) to haul around (and not drag behind) my KLX250s. I have a '13 SR5 4Runner which is rated with a 500lb tongue. The Moto...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,684
Posted By jeffjcalweb
hey i made it out with the same working parts as...

hey i made it out with the same working parts as i started the day with! that goes for the bike too :rofl

seriously that was a good day for a guy like me who barely was past beginner when i sold...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,914
Views: 444,887
Posted By jeffjcalweb
hi - where is this (the pictures) at? i'm in the...

hi - where is this (the pictures) at? i'm in the Sacramento area and very very much a rookie, this picture is the stuff that interests me - can anyone give a name/location?

thank you!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,941
Posted By jeffjcalweb
hey - i'm signed up for that ride as well sunday....

hey - i'm signed up for that ride as well sunday. i am as beginner as beginner can be. i will be on my just picked up klx250 that i've ridden a total of 12 miles... so yea. i just ordered a moto tote...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,008
Posted By jeffjcalweb
honestly - hunt for a semi-new used bike... you...

honestly - hunt for a semi-new used bike... you will save at least $1-$2k and you can find an XT250, CRF250L (might be hard to find a used of those), KLX250 or WR.

then it becomes what will you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11,148
Views: 2,370,585
Posted By jeffjcalweb
i can't give you any ideas as i am just starting...

i can't give you any ideas as i am just starting with my '12 KLX...however you are RIGHT around the corner from me and where I work! what a small world. kudos to you and your efforts and safe...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By jeffjcalweb
ty - more i'm reading more this all makes sense...

ty - more i'm reading more this all makes sense and yes the more stupid i feel for asking :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By jeffjcalweb
I BROUGHT IT HOME TODAY! ('12 KLX250s)

As a total rookie who has only had 2 bikes, both FI, I have a question... the KLX was trailered home and when I unloaded bike, there was a small puddle of gas below. turns out the "fuel tank"...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 586,718
Posted By jeffjcalweb
rugged, you just won the internet. gg and well...

rugged, you just won the internet. gg and well done right there sir! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,126
Posted By jeffjcalweb
what a great review and pictures.... i bet you...

what a great review and pictures.... i bet you have some amazing ride pics/videos. if you have a blog please post.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By jeffjcalweb
i've found one! i've found one! if all goes well...

i've found one! i've found one! if all goes well will bring it home saturday. 2012 KLX 1500 miles, first two services done w/extended warranty! going to pick it up saturday and i'm really looking...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By jeffjcalweb
thank you for the reply and info! great idea...

thank you for the reply and info! great idea about the gift card that's a really cool incentive!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Ty for help, now looking to buy KLX250! input one last time requested :)

Hi - thanks a ton for the help so far. I've decided on a KLX250 for what I'm looking to do. There are a couple used ones in my area but not being the most familiar with these, nor the most...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By jeffjcalweb
hi - yes i actually owned a CRF '13 and sold it a...

hi - yes i actually owned a CRF '13 and sold it a few months back. really what i'm after is an entry level dual sport in the 250cc class that leans more to trail/offroad than commuter/street. the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By jeffjcalweb
well too good to be true...after emailing dealer...

well too good to be true...after emailing dealer (it was listed on cycletrader.com) i followed up with a phone call today to be told "2012? oh yea we don't have that" ... so its really difficult to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Thanks for the replies. I have read and know the...

Thanks for the replies. I have read and know the WR is really the 'king' of 250 dual sports (in the context of Yamaha, Honda, Kawa) but I honestly think it is more than I need so hadn't really...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,039
Posted By jeffjcalweb
2012 KLX250s (new) or 2014 CRF250L - need help/input please.

looking to get back to dual sport riding. i'm not experienced rider, in my 40's and absolutely not interested in anything other than firetrail/logging road type riding. i'm open to modifying either...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Does this bike exist..(in other words need help)

I've been waiting to buy a new DS bike for a few months now. I had a '13XT250 and '13CRF250. I sold them both... what I liked:

- Electronic Start
- Fuel Injected
- Reputation for being nearly...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,607
Views: 245,445
Posted By jeffjcalweb
i'm not contributing anything useful let's just...

i'm not contributing anything useful let's just get that out of the way. 2014 model bike and ABS isn't even an option. sigh.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By jeffjcalweb
i'm in no hurry but in the US. i was pretty...

i'm in no hurry but in the US. i was pretty surprised that the new triumph 2014 models didn't offer ABS. reading through a lot of magazine reviews/forums, i'm not alone on scratching the noggin'...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By jeffjcalweb
i want a new (retro) bike but (here it comes)...

with ABS. and only ABS. if it doesn't have ABS i don't want it. why? because its what i want and i'm buying. so please, no debate about the merits of ABS and "if you are good enough you don't need...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,495
Views: 789,106
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Thumb hi there... i just sold my 2013 CRF250L and maybe...

hi there... i just sold my 2013 CRF250L and maybe a couple of things to think of based on your thoughts on using it for such a long trip.

1 - get a windscreen for sure.
2 - better get a corbin...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By jeffjcalweb
Opinions/Experience with POV VPD gear

Hello, I'm looking at other protective gear for off-road/trail riding, preferably something that is more comfortable when wearing all day (8+ hours) than a traditional plastic roost/chest guard. One...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 345,008
Posted By jeffjcalweb
yes, there was a problem with the clutch one day...

yes, there was a problem with the clutch one day (over heated) doing trail rides... after taking to the dealer it was still ride able but decided it was worth the couple hundred to not think about...
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