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Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2015, 05:54 PM
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Posted By larry31
Tire Pressure

I run 21- F & 21- R unloaded. Sometimes 25 - R if carrying extra weight.
I'm over 220 lb's plus tools, jacket, clothing, etc.

I still run Trail Wing on front. ( Can't find another brand in stock...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By larry31
Yamaha XT250

I've been thinking about getting one. Can you guys give me some idea of it's strengths, and weaknesses?

I don't do any thing real rough off road. Dirt roads, trails. ( I'm older, and heal slower...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2015, 12:15 PM
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Posted By larry31
Rx3

That bike goes well with those fantastic pix's.

How do you like the Rx3? Tell us how it goes in different conditions, etc.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By larry31
Loading Electrical system.

My best advice is, install a voltage indicator on bike.
I've mounted one of these on all my bikes... Kuryakyn LED Battery Gauge..
http://www.kuryakyn.com/products/872/led-battery-gauge

When you...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By larry31
I had a 1989 NX a while ago that needed a carb....

I had a 1989 NX a while ago that needed a carb. cleaning.
Before cleaning, it would run reasonably well, but when stopping, it would not come back down to normal idle. After I dismantled it, and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 08:11 AM
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Posted By larry31
Rice-o-Rama

Thank you!
Where is, and what is.... Rice-o-Rama ??
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By larry31
Troubleshooting charging system

Here's a link to my web page listing a copy from the NX manual for troubleshooting the ignition system. If it helps...
http://www.powers31.info/1988_NX250_Ign_Sys.pdf

Other info on my NX also...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By larry31
Sunday ride pix

Had a nice ride exploring abandoned roads...

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff410/larry31/My%20Bikes/DSCN0822_zpsj9r0j6bp.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By larry31
Just a Saturday ride

Nothing exotic, or fast'n furious. Just a relaxing ride to explore some of our back roads.
Just my NX & me! ( Oh' Ya! and my GoPro. )
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUe-Z9MwnBU






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Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By larry31
Snacks?

What! You don't carry your chocolate bars (w/o wrappers) in your jacket pockets?

I used to carry those hard candies, like you get at restaurant check out, in my pocket.
Until they got hot, and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By larry31
Comments on video

At 77, I can sympathize with your comment, " I'll pass, they would never find my body down there" & "I'm outt'a here". You're a very wise man.
Much to be said for not riding alone.

There was a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 03:55 AM
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Posted By larry31
Bike

That's a nice clean NX. Reminds me of the 1989 I had a few years ago.
I'm sure you'll Enjoy it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By larry31
mirrors

I tried several different mirrors, but found that I like the stock mirrors on my 1990 NX. They give better view.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 05:33 PM
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Posted By larry31
Camera

Thaks. It takes real sharp pix's
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By larry31
Picture

That's a great picture. I didn't see any luggage on the bike, and wondered how you carry your camera. Is it a small compact that you can put in your pocket? The pix is real sharp, what camera do you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By larry31
Duro Rear vs Bridgestone.

My first Rear Bridgestone went 7,250 miles
Second Bridgestone went 6,784 miles
The Duro (currently on the bike & still lots of thread left.) has 4,782 miles

As said previously, it make the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By larry31
Pix

Love that fall shot!

I agree, comfort, Reliability would be my consideration.
Luggage capability?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 04:18 AM
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Posted By larry31
Having an NX

NX's are great! I've had mine longer than you. Bought mine from first owner in 93, and currently it has just over 25,000 mi.
All stock except for my custom skid plate, and various mounting brackets...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:34 AM
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Posted By larry31
Dealers

I'd be concerned about warrantee support, getting work done on it, parts availability etc.

It's probably ok for anyone living on the West coast, near the importer, but not for someone living on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By larry31
Video

That's one nice area to explore. Riding like that in Feb. is unknown here in the North East.
Did you have much exhaust smell riding in the mine? Closed spaces etc.

Did you film that with a GoPro...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By larry31
Thanks a bunch

I can't wait for some of these to come to dealers in the Northeast.

Keep reporting on your impressions, especially off road capability.



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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By larry31
Off Road

Sorry, I didn't mean to "resemble" any one!
I know the NX is capable of some pretty rough riding. I used to go some pretty knarley places with mine.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 05:42 AM
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Posted By larry31
Fender brace

I try to make all my modifications in such a way as to keep the bike as stock as possible. My 1990 will be classified as an Antique this year. Don't know if that will make it any more valuable or...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 07:13 PM
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Posted By larry31
Fender plate

You asked for it, you got it! { Mud and all! }

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff410/larry31/Misc%20Images/NX%20Rear%20fender%20brace_zpsowmtnufi.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By larry31
Tail fender

I have a 1990 NX just like yours.
I made a plate for under the fender going from just above the plate to under the upper fender. It's been there for several years, and no sign of cracking.

Check...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 06:45 PM
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Posted By larry31
Great! Really interested in your opinion of the...

Great! Really interested in your opinion of the bike, and how it goes, both on and off, road.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By larry31
CSC Cyclone RX-3

What's the latest news on the guy that was waiting for his to land on the West coast?

Did he get it?

I can't find the old posting.
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 06:59 AM
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Posted By larry31
GoPro mounting....

This is not on a NX, but here's my setup on my KLR. FWIW
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZW2Q5E31EAMfmt=18





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Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By larry31
Starting Problem

Sounds just like mine did when my CDI "bit-the-dust".

When it's in a "failed-state" try trouble shooting the CDI.
I posted the pages from my manual here... If it helps....
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By larry31
Video

RonSJC:

You got some nice footage there. It looked like you were going West most of the time. One section you had your shadow in front? Were these shots from different times of the day, or did you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By larry31
Nice Video

[QUOTE=Dangerish;26309275]Your weekly video upload. Enjoy!


Nice video Dangerish!

Did you film that with a GoPro Camera? I liked the off color effect. Is that Sepia?

BTW: I've just started...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 05:52 PM
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Posted By larry31
Seat

I made this seat cover, and it's really comfortable.
http://www.powers31.info/nx250.htm scroll down on page.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 05:05 PM
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Posted By larry31
Any one getting tired of all this snow?

Well it's 10 deg's and we're in another snow storm. Over 18" already on the ground. I thought it a good time to look at some of my video's from last summer.

I'd like to share a little "green" with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By larry31
Remembering last summer

Well it's 10 deg's and we're in another snow storm. Over 18" already on the ground. I thought it a good time to look at some of my video's from last summer.

I'd like to share a little "green" with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By larry31
For all you "Snow-Bound" riders......

Here in the North country, with several inches of snow, I thought all you "Northerners" would like to see some better riding conditions.

So, I spent some time (between snow storms) making this 15...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:55 PM
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Posted By larry31
Parts

Not that I've had to get that many parts, but every time I did need to get a part, my dealer did get it.
Normal stuff, plugs, CDI, bulbs, air filter, even a shift lever. ( Needed to make mine...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By larry31
Cdi

I hope so! Bought it at my local Honda dealer. Had Honda part number on it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By larry31
I replaced my original CDI in 2009 with 14,470...

I replaced my original CDI in 2009 with 14,470 miles on my 1990 NX.

I currently have just over 26,000 miles and the replaced CDI is still running ok.
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By larry31
Bad CDI

When my CDI went bad, it quit on side of road. After about 15 - 30 min's, it started the bike ok, and I rode it home.
Next time it failed to start the bike right in my driveway. Next day it started...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By larry31
Video

Very nice video. Nice and sharp image.

How long do the batteries last? Looks like it doesn't distort the sides of the video, like a GoPro would. Do you find it difficult to frame the area you...
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