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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By SmileyRider
The husky is terrible on the road, very vibey due...

The husky is terrible on the road, very vibey due to the close ratio transmission. And it does not have low end torque, I ride the clutch really hard on my x - lite.
Great dirt bike, but not...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By SmileyRider
If you want a 4 stroke efi bike under 300cc's...

If you want a 4 stroke efi bike under 300cc's with little maintenance, your options are the wr250r or the crf250l.
There are many bikes over 300cc's that are incredible. You only live once, spend...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
Please share your thoughts on them when installed

Please share your thoughts on them when installed
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
It is there, I honestly searched for 5 minutes...

It is there, I honestly searched for 5 minutes and thought sicass was mistaken, but it is there, right hand side of the bike. Its tucked up and hidden really well.
It's not very long though
Forum: Canada 01-22-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 21,327
Posted By SmileyRider
Great bike, is it going to make any other...

Great bike, is it going to make any other appearances in southern ontario, other than at the motor show?
I would love to check it out in person
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 280,684
Posted By SmileyRider
This bike is absolutely beautiful, I really hope...

This bike is absolutely beautiful, I really hope that they are successful just so that they can make more beautiful machines
<mytubeelement...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,903
Posted By SmileyRider
I am definitely going to check it out when it...

I am definitely going to check it out when it manages to make it to the Toronto show.
I wonder if they are going to ride it all the way out here?

It would be a good test
<mytubeelement...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
I saw that bike come up on odsc, smoking deal,...

I saw that bike come up on odsc,
smoking deal, incredible bike
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By SmileyRider
I think the white used on the new huskies looks...

I think the white used on the new huskies looks absolutely fantastic.
But white plastic shows wear and tear really quickly.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,449
Posted By SmileyRider
I think most people on this thread are...

I think most people on this thread are overlooking the very obvious.
Shouldn't the mechanic be urging him to buy the "unreliable" husky. Kinda like job security.

There are not any bikes made that...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,781
Posted By SmileyRider
Take a look at husaberg fe's. They are incredibly...

Take a look at husaberg fe's. They are incredibly reliable. Extremely good offroad. Very good on road with balanced wheels. And low maintenance.
They have a wide ratio gearbox, very low vibes, and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
I really like the voyager unit, but I couldn't...

I really like the voyager unit, but I couldn't imagine a way for it to fit in the bergs stock instument cluster area.
I would imagine you would need a custom front fairing with added room for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
In ontario the bike must have a green ownership....

In ontario the bike must have a green ownership. If the ownership is grey than you cannot make it street legal.
Some of the fe570s did come street legal in ontario, but some people may not have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
Pinevalley I've got a question about your...

Pinevalley
I've got a question about your kriega set-up.

On the right side of the bike the kriega OL-30 straps wrap around the frame and sit only about 1/4" away from the exhaust. Has the heat...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
gps software on phone

I know this is off topic, but what issues did you run into using gps software on your phone? I would like to reduce clutter by using one device for multiple things
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
It was my fault. I just put a lighting kit on my...

It was my fault. I just put a lighting kit on my bike and had the tank off to run wires. I did not realize those wires were so close to the exhaust.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
fuse 2 keeps blowing fe390

I've got a quick question about fuse 2.
I took my 2011 fe390 out today and it died on me. One of the first thing I checked was the fuses and fuse 2 was blown. I replaced it and when I tried to start...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h388/gary_perk...

http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h388/gary_perkins_86/Screenshot_2013-03-23-21-04-16-1.png

While I was breaking in my engine, the canadian armed forces decend upon my location in a really...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 106,479
Posted By SmileyRider
I have thought about this with a couple of my...

I have thought about this with a couple of my bikes and never pulled the trigger. Wheels are quite expensive. But in theory, all you need is a set of wheels, tires, a sprocket, another chain, acouple...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
B1 that was an excellent video, if you don't mind...

B1 that was an excellent video, if you don't mind my asking, what kind of hardware did you use to mount your camera? I am planning on doing a couple of videos and I am looking to use as few mounts as...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
I have never heard of the company before. I cant...

I have never heard of the company before. I cant seem to find pricing anywhere. What are they charging? Is it just a slip on?

If you do pull the trigger please share your thoughts
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,461
Posted By SmileyRider
Anymore reviews? I love the looks of this jacket...

Anymore reviews? I love the looks of this jacket but I cant find any reviews on how functional it is. How is its waterproofness?
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
http://www.ktmforums.com/forums/parts/7633-parting...

http://www.ktmforums.com/forums/parts/7633-parting-out-2001-ktm-640-e.html

This is a pretty new post. You might be able to pick up the 640 rear wheel.

If all you do is adventure ride the 640...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
I purchased enduro engineering handguards for a...

I purchased enduro engineering handguards for a previous bike and I wasnt overly impressed by them.
They are very strong and I would say I put them to the test, but they turn after a hard fall and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
hdb handguards

While we are on the topic of hdb.

I want to order a set of handguards. What are the husas top clamp pattern? And do we have fat bars? Ive got a 2011 390

Do we just order one of the ktm kits?
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 106,479
Posted By SmileyRider
I find alot of people give plastic a bum wrap. It...

I find alot of people give plastic a bum wrap. It can be extremely tough. I have had a number of instances where I have replaced plastic with aluminum parts, only to return back to the plastic parts....
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
My only concern is that the hole might be quite...

My only concern is that the hole might be quite large and take away from the structural strength of the subframe.
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
A quick update from tonight. I filled the tank...

A quick update from tonight. I filled the tank with water and it is not water tight. One seam had a steady stream of water coming out of it and a bolt hole leaked.
That being said I did manage to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
So I have removed my subframe and I have already...

So I have removed my subframe and I have already found a small issue.

http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h388/gary_perkins_86/20130204_174650.jpg

If you can see in the picture, there are two...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 106,479
Posted By SmileyRider
Congrats, I like the looks of that bash plate. ...

Congrats, I like the looks of that bash plate.
Buying a dirtbike in the middle of winter sucks. You have to wait so long to ride it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
What is the UHE? Please bare with me, i'm new

What is the UHE?

Please bare with me, i'm new
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
On the 70 degree racing website Dale says it is...

On the 70 degree racing website Dale says it is Cross linked Polyethylene
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 106,479
Posted By SmileyRider
Check out kriegas setup, the overland 30. A...

Check out kriegas setup, the overland 30. A fellow advrider pointed it out to me and I think it looks better than the gl coyote

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778304

You will have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 106,479
Posted By SmileyRider
IMHO the te250 is not a long distance machine, I...

IMHO the te250 is not a long distance machine, I love mine at speeds below 50mph. Anything above that I find quite uncomfortable for long periods. The front wheel wanders at 70 pretty bad for me and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
Tapping the stock subframe

I have found a guy locally selling one of the old model subframe tanks and I am going to buy it.

My question is, why haven't more people tried to convert there stock subframes into tanks?
The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 192,646
Posted By SmileyRider
If you could buy any luggage option what would it...

If you could buy any luggage option what would it be and why?
Ive seen alot of rollie setups and wolfman luggage.

Personally I think the giant loop looks like an excellent option. Does anyone run...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6,022
Views: 887,330
Posted By SmileyRider
FE390 for long distances

Good day everyone,
I have been lurking this thread for the last few days and I am having issues finding answers. (I tried searching)

All my questions pertain to the FE390, I'm not very interested...
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