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Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43,750
Views: 8,333,224
Posted By speedy08
Congrats and welcome to the club. Keep us posted...

Congrats and welcome to the club. Keep us posted as to how your bike pans out. You will love these bikes :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43,750
Views: 8,333,224
Posted By speedy08
I find that knobbies on the 17 inch wheels work...

I find that knobbies on the 17 inch wheels work great for the riding that I do. I ride mostly a mix of dirt / gravel roads, pavement, farm fields, and the occassional single track.

I run the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,034
Posted By speedy08
These WRs are great do-it-all bikes. Picked this...

These WRs are great do-it-all bikes. Picked this one up a year or so ago.

Bike is stock aside from some dual sport tires, handguards, and a skidplate.

Did a couple hundred mile drit ride out...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 09-23-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,370
Sticky: Tet
Views: 129,093
Posted By speedy08
Received the PDF. Thanks Chip!

Received the PDF. Thanks Chip!
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,180
Posted By speedy08
Great bike with a proven and very reliable Rotax...

Great bike with a proven and very reliable Rotax engine. Love riding mine. Have about 3500 street/offroad miles since I bought it off an inmate earlier this year. Just got back from a four day trip...
Forum: Face plant 09-14-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,757
Posted By speedy08
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God bless!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-04-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By speedy08
Thanks guys for all the suggestions. I have been...

Thanks guys for all the suggestions. I have been doing some research and some of these routes look great :evil

I will see if I can find some GPS routes for some of this as well.
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 80,429
Posted By speedy08
Paypal sent! I hope you have a safe and...

Paypal sent!

I hope you have a safe and enjoyable ride Mike!

Keep us posted.

Email is asmeltzer08@gmail.com, screename is Speedy08.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By speedy08
Looking for Trip Ideas From Denver

My father, two brothers, and I will be visiting my grandparents in Aurora, Colorado during the month of June and we are trailering the bikes out :D.

They left the planning up to me, and to be...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,287,997
Posted By speedy08
Bake, who is a member on this site, IMHO makes...

Bake, who is a member on this site, IMHO makes the best skid plate for the 09+ KLX250s.

I have battled tested this one of kind product to no end and it has held up great! :clap

Take a look at...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,979
Posted By speedy08
If you plan on using the stock exhaust from a...

If you plan on using the stock exhaust from a KLX300, you will also need a KLX300 head pipe.

Good cheap performance for the 09 KLX250s. The stock exhaust from the KLX300 is alot less restrictive...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,979
Posted By speedy08
The skidplate is a custom handmade product of...

The skidplate is a custom handmade product of Bake, who is a member on this site. Shoot him a PM or check out his site http://bandbmoto.com/ for additional information. Plenty of room inside the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 11-11-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,178
Sticky: TetS
Views: 102,997
Posted By speedy08
Received the doc Chip. Thanks!

Received the doc Chip. Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 11-11-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 106,994
Posted By speedy08
Received the doc. Thanks Chip :clap

Received the doc. Thanks Chip :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 131,921
Posted By speedy08
Nice looking bike. What wheelset are you running...

Nice looking bike. What wheelset are you running in the pic?
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 161,979
Posted By speedy08
I always forget that we have this thread that is...

I always forget that we have this thread that is dedicated to the 09 model. I posted some details and pics of my 09 klx250s with its new skidplate (it has a built in tool box :evil ) on the other...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,287,997
Posted By speedy08
New Skidplate

Below are some shots of my 09 klx250s with its new skidplate. :evil

It has a tool box built into it, with enough room to hold a good sized tool roll.

This is a product of Bake, who is a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 166,357
Posted By speedy08
Nice pics! :clap

Nice pics! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By speedy08
Don't forget the BMW ON magazine. It is a...

Don't forget the BMW ON magazine. It is a publication issued for the BMWOA members. I think most BMW dealers have them lying around their shop for customers to read. They usually include some...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,587
Posted By speedy08
My gosh, this is what I call adventure :eek1 ...

My gosh, this is what I call adventure :eek1

Interesting. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,230
Posted By speedy08
Looks like you guys had a great trip. Well done....

Looks like you guys had a great trip. Well done. :clap

Everytime I read a report such as this it makes me want to drop what I am doing and head out into the bush and ride. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By speedy08
I think a trip like this on a bike like that...

I think a trip like this on a bike like that would be tons of fun! :clap

I have always liked those Scramblers.

Nice pics, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Hacks 09-13-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 205,470
Posted By speedy08
Any update on the status of the SSOD? :ear Is she...

Any update on the status of the SSOD? :ear Is she back on the road yet?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,287,997
Posted By speedy08
Check my post above, #4222. :deal There is a...

Check my post above, #4222. :deal

There is a tank made just for the 09. It is a rear auxiliary tank. :evil

Check it out when you get the chance.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,287,997
Posted By speedy08
Rear auxiliary tank

Bake on this site also makes a 1+ gallon auxiliary tank. I am in contact with him now about getting one for my 09 klx250s. Adds roughly 75 miles to the bikes range.

Check it out here, :deal
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,229
Posted By speedy08
Same here. Riding and fishing, two of my...

Same here. Riding and fishing, two of my favorite things to do.

Great RR, thanks for taking the time to share! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,583
Posted By speedy08
Idaho is such a great place to ride. My father...

Idaho is such a great place to ride. My father took my brother and I to Wallace for two weeks for a jamboree ride when we were younger. I had a blast riding on all the trails and seeing all the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,635
Posted By speedy08
Way to go young man!! :clap

Way to go young man!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10,698
Views: 2,287,997
Posted By speedy08
I believe the model for 2010 got two new colors...

I believe the model for 2010 got two new colors (green/black, and all black), other than that I think they are the same.

You can see the new designs and read more about the 2010 model here,
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 235,650
Posted By speedy08
Excellent RR, thanks for taking the time to...

Excellent RR, thanks for taking the time to share. :thumb

Amazing what a 200cc bike is capable of. I have always admired these TWs for their reliability, uniqueness, ability, simple/cheap fun,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 46,606
Posted By speedy08
Cool trip and report :D

Cool trip and report :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By speedy08
Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it! ...

Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it!

I will give it a try. :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By speedy08
BMW 650 Cam Chain Tensioner Problem

So my 650 was due for a valve adjustment. I took the cam chain tensioner out to give some slack on the chain. The tensioner is a hydraulic piston like tensioner that puts pressure on the cam chain...
Forum: Face plant 08-20-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,024
Posted By speedy08
First off thank you for military service, I...

First off thank you for military service, I appreciate it!

Second, glad both of you were at least wearing helmets and didn't get hurt worse than you did. Hope you both have a quick recovery!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By speedy08
I used to live in Newark until I went away to...

I used to live in Newark until I went away to college, graduated and moved to Avon Lake. I don't know too much about the KTM shops in central OH. If you can convince the wifey to take you to...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By speedy08
+2 :freaky

+2 :freaky
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2009, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,721
Posted By speedy08
Just to add a second point to my comment above. ...

Just to add a second point to my comment above. Regular maintenance seems to only get you so far. There is always some shitty part on every bike that will give you a headache or two (I think we...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,721
Posted By speedy08
You hit the nail on the head. Good point. Take...

You hit the nail on the head. Good point. Take care of your bike and she will take care of you! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By speedy08
Do it!! Do it!! :D

Do it!! Do it!! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 08-18-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By speedy08
On the S it is a long way to the ground, but ehh,...

On the S it is a long way to the ground, but ehh, at your height I think you will have no trouble. Enjoy the ride home and congrats :clap
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