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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 913
Posted By what broke now
They'er like cheating in roots and rocks, even...

They'er like cheating in roots and rocks, even wet, in western wash. Forest service likes them too. At 6 - 8 psi they are nearly unbeatable except in real loose stuff. Shinko has a cheap bias-ply dot...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By what broke now
I like that area and will send in my comments. I...

I like that area and will send in my comments. I don't think I would worry that DNR will take the "rugged" out of that area anytime soon. Trying to de-rock that place would be a job for Sisyphus, and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6,411
Views: 1,258,610
Posted By what broke now
Mastermarine likes his, he has a thread about the...

Mastermarine likes his, he has a thread about the 500 adventure bike build.
Not specifically rfs, though.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Wouldn't the warranty be void if you touch it...

Wouldn't the warranty be void if you touch it except to add gas before 26000?

Yo,, pne, if you looked at the knob inside the guy's helmet, you may have seen the problem in total.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Don't start barking too loud unless you've got...

Don't start barking too loud unless you've got adhesive.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
" Smart people understand the difference and some...

" Smart people understand the difference and some own both."

That's my method. Need more cowbell? Get one. Need more bass? Get that too.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
And here I thought we were gearing up for a saw...

And here I thought we were gearing up for a saw beat down.

Stihl is orange and they smoke, and I like em, but i'm also fond of Skil 77's, and everybody else laughs at them, tough shit, I own three...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By what broke now
Peg to seat distance makes a difference too. It's...

Peg to seat distance makes a difference too. It's easier to cycle thru the stand-sit -stand thing if the peg to seat distance fits. Sometimes lowering pegs works as well as raising bars.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45,016
Views: 8,739,368
Posted By what broke now
Notice the man's screen name? He probly had it...

Notice the man's screen name? He probly had it UT'd before it went into the toolbag.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
This is a serious problem, or just business as...

This is a serious problem, or just business as usual? I don't think the MC industry would survive for long if we all had to do justice to our mounts on each ride. I might have to sell up, but I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
No, you came close to giving yourself a hernia...

No, you came close to giving yourself a hernia humping an advertised 300#, no matter what the hood ornament said.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,823
Posted By what broke now
Clearly not well prepared pros...nice paint job.

Clearly not well prepared pros...nice paint job.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9,954
Views: 2,076,834
Posted By what broke now
Lots of competition from that John Deere mower.

Lots of competition from that John Deere mower.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,823
Posted By what broke now
No doubt. The op says the logo was on the truck...

No doubt. The op says the logo was on the truck doors, and the logo would leave little question as to purpose.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
rattle can ok?

rattle can ok?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By what broke now
Ironheads with a sense of humor, and by now a...

Ironheads with a sense of humor, and by now a long list of large and dramatic erections:

https://plus.google.com/104312784417606256619/about?gl=us&hl=en
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Mine used to love BC beaver pond water.

Mine used to love BC beaver pond water.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
I am convinced that for the performance crowd,...

I am convinced that for the performance crowd, who care about roost, speed and torque, the wrr has sometimes been a "this time it's different" 250. The have your cake and eat it too bike that finally...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,295
Posted By what broke now
I ran a two gallon rotopax with the stock tank...

I ran a two gallon rotopax with the stock tank and decided I had a 200 mile range with that combination. It's possible to set up routes that need that much gas without going near alaska, in fact you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Twins, pavement, speedway, betting. Maybe aj or...

Twins, pavement, speedway, betting.
Maybe aj or fd could narrate this for us.
Beats coffee...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0DD8p9VWSg
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Mudless in BC ...

Mudless in BC

http://i1174.photobucket.com/albums/r605/petroleumbrother/200excdowntonlake_zps7fd391a1.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Ahh...me too, I had lots of good rides on mine. I...

Ahh...me too, I had lots of good rides on mine. I think it's just a matter of time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
I'm sure the road got better up ahead, right?

I'm sure the road got better up ahead, right?
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
As he becomes a better rider, he can learn to...

As he becomes a better rider, he can learn to maintain it as well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
I think the seat height on the wrr is ~37". I am...

I think the seat height on the wrr is ~37". I am 5'10' and couldn't flatfoot mine. You can get about 2" lower with a link and some thread adjustment that is available on the shock linkage. They make...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
RideFreak: Here's what a lot of northwest...

RideFreak:

Here's what a lot of northwest singletrack looks like, decommissioned log roads:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-J3bPzFj2Jw

This gal can ride.

Kyns: Take a look at 1:55 to see...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
It's all on private land on which cattle is run,...

It's all on private land on which cattle is run, so that may have something to do with it. The town of Odessa gets a good $ boost from it, but it is amazing that it still happens each year.
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Drone camera shows first wave start of Desert 100...

Drone camera shows first wave start of Desert 100 2014, Odessa, WA.

Pick out the wr's for extra points.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezZsLQdASn0


Never done it, only the poker run, it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,769
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,209,752
Posted By what broke now
I've ridden it, it's almost magic. Leave the teen...

I've ridden it, it's almost magic. Leave the teen his game console, buy the bike for yourself! It makes my 200 ktm look like a blunt tool.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Harry! What brings you to this odorous...

Harry! What brings you to this odorous international border crossing?
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
In the distance is Habeck Hill, in eastern...

In the distance is Habeck Hill, in eastern Washington. It's mostly loose sand
and is sometimes used as part of the local Desert 100 race, going downhill.

Unless there is some moisture in the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Skip lunch = handgards ok

Skip lunch = handgards ok
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
@decooney, Here is the basic story of mods...

@decooney,

Here is the basic story of mods to the wr done by Hi Five:
These are quotes from a couple thread pages to get to objective #s.
my cost guesses are in brackets]...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
I left mine completely stock. I think Krabil...

I left mine completely stock. I think Krabil could school you on engine performance mods. He is a buddy of a guy called Hi Five, who went full monte on the wrr, and eventually put an Athena 290 kit...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Moto international here handles both guzzi and...

Moto international here handles both guzzi and aprillia, I was asking the mechanic about the rxv450 a few yrs ago and he looked at me like I was nuts to even talk about them.

Husky - are you...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
"Impulse buy: RXV450" My wife wouldn't even...

"Impulse buy: RXV450"

My wife wouldn't even know what that was to name it, but once it got started up and running in the driveway, I'd have some 'splainin to do.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Thanks for the tips, I'm looking forward to the...

Thanks for the tips, I'm looking forward to the 525 for sure. The prev. owner is exactly my height and weight, and he just had the suspension done by a respected local tuner, so I'm hoping it's set...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Well, it sound like that sheep did a creditable...

Well, it sound like that sheep did a creditable job of turning your 690 to scrap iron, though. The poor yam just got sacrificed to the risk managers.
It did hurt to see it stacked like cordwood...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10,824
Views: 505,563
Posted By what broke now
Maybe try over at the wr250r megathread, you will...

Maybe try over at the wr250r megathread, you will get better purchase info.
I can tell you that in my neck of the woods it's possible to get low mile used ones for 3- 4k$. There isn't enough...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,899
Posted By what broke now
Oregon appx. population: 3.8 million ...

Oregon appx. population: 3.8 million
Washington appx. population: 6.7 million
California appx. population: 37.3 million

Think water pressure.
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