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Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 103,331
Posted By 73Mustang
Does the L have counterbalancer in the motor ?

Does the L have counterbalancer in the motor ?
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
No, I meant it as tongue in cheek.

No, I meant it as tongue in cheek.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By 73Mustang
Why mess with anything if the bike is running...

Why mess with anything if the bike is running well.

Instead of a new carb, spend the $350 on gas. That's 175 gallons. Even at 50 mpg, you can go almost 9000 miles for that money. So who cares...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-28-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
Some people think if something doesn't live up to...

Some people think if something doesn't live up to their high standard, then it is a junk P.O.S.

Regardless that millions of people successfuly rely of them for transportation everday.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-27-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
I contacted Moto Scoot about the MA 125. They...

I contacted Moto Scoot about the MA 125. They said they no longer import the 125cc. But they still import the 50cc. They also said they can swap a high performance 110cc semi-auto transmittion into a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
I don't see this in PP's website. I guess it's no...

I don't see this in PP's website. I guess it's no longer available.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
Is it that bad? I don't mind rolling up the...

Is it that bad? I don't mind rolling up the sleeve every once in a while and work on it. I have had 2 China bikes; so I know they're not perfection, like BMW. The spec says 220-lbs. That's about the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-25-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 89,863
Posted By 73Mustang
Is the 125cc still being imported into USA? I'm...

Is the 125cc still being imported into USA? I'm trying to buy one, brand new. Does anybody drop ship one to Texas?
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,703
Posted By 73Mustang
Guys, I think I found the answer. Japan...

Guys, I think I found the answer. Japan motorcycle makers are losing money, big time. Don't expect a KTM-killer from Japan any time soon. Yamaha is moving towards making cars. There's just not enough...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 10,703
Posted By 73Mustang
The way I see it...in Japan, there's not much...

The way I see it...in Japan, there's not much place to ride offroad motorcycle. So naturally, Japan men are not all that interested in enduro and dualsports. They really don't care much about that...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 108,286
Posted By 73Mustang
Shouldn't a softer suspension be better for DS on...

Shouldn't a softer suspension be better for DS on the road?

Stiffer is for racing.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,002
Posted By 73Mustang
Why do you doubt Yamaha (a billion-dollar...

Why do you doubt Yamaha (a billion-dollar engineering company with mountains of expertise in engines)?
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 108,286
Posted By 73Mustang
Yeah, me too. I had a 2008, when they first came...

Yeah, me too. I had a 2008, when they first came out. I sold it long time ago, but I'm looking to buy another KLR. I felt the 08 was fine to me. But back then, I was just starting to ride and didn't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 87,910
Posted By 73Mustang
Problem is that not all LEO knows the law....

Problem is that not all LEO knows the law. They'll pull you over, give you a ticket (or maybe even confiscate your bike), and let you sort it out later.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 108,286
Posted By 73Mustang
pre vs post 2014

Hi.

For light weight average-joe DS riders (about 140 pounds), is the stiffer suspension KLR better or worse than the softer pre-2014?

I'm not talking about attacking the whoops LAB2V type of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 109,787
Views: 22,125,202
Posted By 73Mustang
Hey guys/gals. I'm thinking about getting a new...

Hey guys/gals. I'm thinking about getting a new DR. My question is...can the suspension be improved to be as good as the XR650L? I'm only 5'7", and 140 pounds, and just an average adventure rider. I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 1,030,106
Posted By 73Mustang
My buddy seem to agree the DRZ should be able to...

My buddy seem to agree the DRZ should be able to keep up, but I keep reading about the buzzyness due to its offroad-oriented gearbox. It'll probably feel alot like my XR-R, and I've already been down...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 1,030,106
Posted By 73Mustang
What about in the twisties? How much power are we...

What about in the twisties? How much power are we giving up to the 650 in terms of acceleration?

One reason I had the XR650R once was because I suck at going around curves and turns (especially...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18,265
Views: 1,030,106
Posted By 73Mustang
WR vs 650s on interstate

Hey guys/gals! Help me decide if I should buy a WR or not. Please.

I've been out of the DS scene for a while, and when my buddy started talking about doing an adventure ride to Mexico, I haven't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 87,910
Posted By 73Mustang
I go to China everyyear almost. I can bring one...

I go to China everyyear almost. I can bring one back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 87,910
Posted By 73Mustang
What about the original 15" rear wheel? Are you...

What about the original 15" rear wheel? Are you going to have that available too? In case people find the 17" rides too harsh?

Am I wrong to think a higher profile 15" rear wheel would make more...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By 73Mustang
I don't trust the label on the bag, because it's...

I don't trust the label on the bag, because it's from Ebay. The seller could have easily switched bag/boxes to make it look like authentic Honda parts.
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By 73Mustang
What about hoses that only carries gasoline...

What about hoses that only carries gasoline vapors? Like vent hoses on the carburetor.

Will vapor deteriorate the inside of the non-fuel rated hose and cause bits of the rubber to be sucked into...
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By 73Mustang
All the Tygon stuff locally is in SAE sizes....

All the Tygon stuff locally is in SAE sizes. Because I wanted metric sizes, I had to order Honda NPR-PVC hoses from Ebay. The SAE sizes just fit poor on my Chinese scooter.

Besides my previous...
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 86,752
Posted By 73Mustang
The thing is some people take all kinds of...

The thing is some people take all kinds of unnecessary risks and live to a ripe old age, but some are the most careful and die young.

You just never know. It's fate or just like a roll of the dice...
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By 73Mustang
Gasoline Compatible Hose

Hi, I just bought a roll of black rubber hose from Ebay.
Seller says it's fuel hose made by Honda.
The bag says Honda, but it does not say whether its fuel proof or not.

The hose has these...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12,479
Views: 2,769,138
Posted By 73Mustang
'07 vs brand new

Hey y'all,
I found a low miles '07 KLX and also a brand new left-over from a stealership. Both about same prices. So it comes down to performance.

I've read the older bikes ('07 and before) have...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By 73Mustang
If stuck at a light going straight, I just make a...

If stuck at a light going straight, I just make a right turn on red (legal), then U-turn (legal) and then another right turn on red (legal). To get back on course.

I never pull up to a stop light...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-26-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,988
Posted By 73Mustang
I'm not a fan of ABS. Until they improve it to be...

I'm not a fan of ABS. Until they improve it to be more seamless during transition. They come on suddenly and scare the jesus out of you...inducing panic, like you've suddenly loss brake. They also...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 50,208
Posted By 73Mustang
I hope that doesn't mean the seat height is...

I hope that doesn't mean the seat height is increased as well.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,040
Posted By 73Mustang
The weight seems to be carried very low to the...

The weight seems to be carried very low to the ground. Even if the bike weighs alot, there shouldn't be any problem lifting it up after a fall.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,350
Posted By 73Mustang
That is one impressive resume.

That is one impressive resume.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 50,208
Posted By 73Mustang
What is the out-the-door price shipped to Texas,...

What is the out-the-door price shipped to Texas, for the RX3?:ear
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,040
Posted By 73Mustang
"28.7 inch seat height" Finally, someone is...

"28.7 inch seat height"

Finally, someone is listening to us short legged riders' call for a low seat height big-bore adv bike. Perfect for bombing down dirt and gravel roads.

One thing the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,122
Posted By 73Mustang
Too lazy to twist the throttle when you ride?...

Too lazy to twist the throttle when you ride? :evil
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By 73Mustang
Long live the 2-strokes! Hoping to see...

Long live the 2-strokes!

Hoping to see 100+cc smokers soon.

Where are the prices for the 50cc?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,077
Posted By 73Mustang
How bad is the distortion on the bubble visor?

How bad is the distortion on the bubble visor?
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,696
Posted By 73Mustang
So, you have both a CT and a Symba...how do they...

So, you have both a CT and a Symba...how do they compare when riding offroad?

I also want a CT, but the prices around here are insane.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 50,208
Posted By 73Mustang
That is just a CRF250L with different headlight...

That is just a CRF250L with different headlight and a large engine guard.

Too offroad oriented for most adv riders, who need to do a lot of long distance superslab.

Turning a CBR250 into a...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,696
Posted By 73Mustang
FYI: I just installed a pair of Shinko Golden Boy...

FYI: I just installed a pair of Shinko Golden Boy 2.5x17 dual purpose tire onto the Symba. And it fits great. And it's street legal. And it's easy to install. And it's got pretty big knobbs.

But...
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