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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Powderaddict
It's eerie to visit that site. Crazy to think...

It's eerie to visit that site. Crazy to think they actually did that.
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,367
Posted By Powderaddict
I've owned both, and my opinion is if you are...

I've owned both, and my opinion is if you are going to spend any significant time off road, keep the KLX.

If you want to load up and travel far distances, get a KLR.

The KLR IMO is just took...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,511
Posted By Powderaddict
Rifle is a great small town. Lots to do, the...

Rifle is a great small town. Lots to do, the people are generally nice, it's a fun place to live.
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,060
Posted By Powderaddict
This doesn't come off as thin skinned and whiney...

This doesn't come off as thin skinned and whiney at all!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,753
Posted By Powderaddict
Obvious scam. Flag it.

Obvious scam. Flag it.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,578
Posted By Powderaddict
Don't do it to save gas, do it because it's fun! ...

Don't do it to save gas, do it because it's fun!

My KLX250 has done some trails, commuting, I even took it on a 3 day trip recently. The seat is a medieval torture device, but otherwise it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,753
Posted By Powderaddict
I bought one a few months ago with 8k miles for...

I bought one a few months ago with 8k miles for $2500.

It's a good little bike, I like it. I just rode it on some dirt roads and 65mph highway abut 250 miles tonight. It could use a better seat...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks for the reply! I guess there was one in...

Thanks for the reply! I guess there was one in Colbran, I thought there wasn't.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Powderaddict
Quick Question - Gas Station in Mesa CO?

I can't remember if there is a gas station in the town of Mesa, CO and Google isn't providing a satisfactory answer.

I'm trying to ride some backroads from Silt through Colbran and end up going...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,753
Posted By Powderaddict
Ninja 500 Trike. No, really! ...

Ninja 500 Trike. No, really!


http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4511552028.html
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks, that makes sense.

Thanks, that makes sense.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
I had a great ride recently, which included some...

I had a great ride recently, which included some slick nasty mud.

A couple times I slipped and the bike fell over. Both times it fell to the right, and neither was particularly hard.

Both...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Powderaddict
I70 isnt all that bad, I rather enjoy the stretch...

I70 isnt all that bad, I rather enjoy the stretch from Denver to Glenwood Springs.

There used to be some camp spots off the Empire exit just a couple miles, I don't know if they are still there...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,356
Posted By Powderaddict
I can't believe no one has suggested Casa Bonita!

I can't believe no one has suggested Casa Bonita!
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
I just can't get over what a great bike the klx...

I just can't get over what a great bike the klx is. I've been commuting on it for almost 500 miles now, and this bike truly is a blast to ride.

Hopefully I'll get to do some more off road riding...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
I just installed the Pro Taper bar with the...

I just installed the Pro Taper bar with the Henry/Reed bend, and had no issues with the stock cables. I put Tusk handguards on them with no issues.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-03-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
I offered $1100 in crisp, new $100 bills.

I offered $1100 in crisp, new $100 bills.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Wow, I love this bike! It's as close to a swiss...

Wow, I love this bike! It's as close to a swiss army bike as is out there IMO.

This morning, it did 75 on the interstate going to work (wouldn't do much more, but did 75!). Then it bombed some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,903
Posted By Powderaddict
If a person is willing to take a smaller house,...

If a person is willing to take a smaller house, and live a more modest lifestyle, Western CO is amazing. Less jobs, not great pay (unless you are working oil/gas), but the outdoors here is second to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
So I bought the one with 8k miles. It's in...

So I bought the one with 8k miles. It's in decent shape, and runs good. I'm having the valves checked and adjusted, and it should be good to go.

I would have liked the lower miles bike, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
I do think #1 is a better buy, but it's much...

I do think #1 is a better buy, but it's much further, and I'm having a hard time finding a way to meet up, and it was going to be too difficult to make it all work out. I didn't realize when I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,753
Posted By Powderaddict
Can't please some people :rofl:norton

Can't please some people :rofl:norton
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,753
Posted By Powderaddict
http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4425065965.html ...

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4425065965.html

1991 XT 350. $675

No relation, seems like a great deal.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks for all the replies. I think I'm...

Thanks for all the replies.

I think I'm going to pick up #2 tomorrow. I think #1 might be a better buy, but the logistics with the seller are a bit difficult. I do think some fresh gas and a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Is that easy to fix? It might be the cover...

Is that easy to fix? It might be the cover gasket.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Well bike 1 wouldn't start, and when it did...

Well bike 1 wouldn't start, and when it did didn't hold idle. Bike 2 has a leaky head gasket.

The search continues...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
OK, so I'm going to buy one of two bikes. Both...

OK, so I'm going to buy one of two bikes. Both are a 2009 klx250s. Which do you think is the better buy?

Bike 1: 8k miles. Sat for three years. Owner has cleaned out the carb as it wouldn't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9,993
Views: 1,782,240
Posted By Powderaddict
Do you know if these mods result in a significant...

Do you know if these mods result in a significant loss in fuel economy?
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9,993
Views: 1,782,240
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks for the info everyone. I'm going to...

Thanks for the info everyone.

I'm going to go look at a 2013 tomorrow. If I don't think its the right bike, I'll check out the KLX as well.

I appreciate the info!
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9,993
Views: 1,782,240
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks. One big factor for me is the Fuel...

Thanks.

One big factor for me is the Fuel Injection. Overall I think I would like the KLX250s a bit better, but the FI is a pretty big factor. Overall the CRF seems to be a bit more street...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9,993
Views: 1,782,240
Posted By Powderaddict
Hi, I'm trying to decide between a KLX250s...

Hi,

I'm trying to decide between a KLX250s and a CRF250L. I'm sure many of these questions have been answered in this thread somewhere, but it's difficult wading through pages and pages of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Thanks for the info. I hope he gets his carb...

Thanks for the info. I hope he gets his carb cleaned out soon. I really want to buy this bike! I'm in a small town in Western Colorado, this seems like it would be perfect for this area.

I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Perfect, thanks. This helps quite a bit. ...

Perfect, thanks. This helps quite a bit.

There is one here locally for sale, a 2009 with 8k miles for $2500. Seems like a good deal. He said it was sitting so he's having the carb cleaned and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11,116
Views: 2,364,900
Posted By Powderaddict
Hi, I'm considering buying a klx250. My question...

Hi, I'm considering buying a klx250. My question is how durable are the engines? I'll be using it mostly as a commuter. How many miles are you seeing before needing any kind of engine...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
Or some of us post from a cell phone or a tablet,...

Or some of us post from a cell phone or a tablet, where it's a huge PITA to post good screen shots.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
This one must be a joke: ...

This one must be a joke:

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4390777894.html
Forum: Old's Cool 03-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
1993 Ninja 600 Bobber. No, really :rofl ...

1993 Ninja 600 Bobber. No, really :rofl

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4354693829.html
Forum: Old's Cool 03-23-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
http://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/4388932777.htm...

http://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/4388932777.html

Gross
Forum: Old's Cool 03-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 577,076
Posted By Powderaddict
I have a tank from a 78 cb400 I don't need. PM...

I have a tank from a 78 cb400 I don't need. PM me and I can send pics.

It's straight. It has a little rust in the tank, but not much.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 212,305
Posted By Powderaddict
What's odd is that there are different angles of...

What's odd is that there are different angles of the bike. Maybe it's a pic of a computer screen and not the door screen?

Either that or he's walking to different rooms in the house taking...
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