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Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12,953
Views: 665,233
Posted By jbull
I sold my 08 WR250R about 2 years ago. for me it...

I sold my 08 WR250R about 2 years ago. for me it was an excellent bike. I Never felt it was underpowered when on dirt of any type: graded gravel, two track, single track etc. On the highway it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,147
Posted By jbull
not convinced...

I am not convinced. No doubt a 2012 R1200GS has more power and less wt than my 2000 RT - I would believe its faster and perhaps handles better - maybe (yes I have ridden a 1200GS with and without...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,147
Posted By jbull
??

I am puzzled by many of the responses regarding RT's vs GS's. I have ridden a 2000 RT for the past 5 years almost daily (in all conditions and temps where the road wasn't icy), and have recently...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,478
Posted By jbull
1100gs

I could be mistaken, but I think the rat bike above is an 1100GS, not an RT...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By jbull
1150 ?

I just brought home an 1150GS Adv. this same problem is fixed on the 1150?

would the advice be similar for the steering stop hardpart? any others I should be aware of?
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,478
Posted By jbull
cafe

you will find lots of airheads that have been cafe'd but few oilheads. here is a link to a very well done 1100S
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,771
Posted By jbull
cost of ownership

if cost of ownership is a concern, an RT is hard to beat. I am mechanically reclined, but with a little help from OVAD (overhead valve adjustment for dummies - found on ADVrider in hall of wisdom) I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By jbull
Iceland!

bring on the pictures:clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,771
Posted By jbull
new to me windscreen

this may be old news to many, but last week I installed a Cee Baileys shield on my 2000 RT and was amazed at the improved wind management vs the orig. equip screen. this one is about 4 inches taller...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,384
Posted By jbull
Priceless?!?

Priceless?!?
Forum: Americas 09-22-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By jbull
that's exactly what a co-worker from Dallas told...

that's exactly what a co-worker from Dallas told me last night. Ride the slab down and enjoy the San Antonio area.
Forum: Americas 09-21-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By jbull
north of hill country

OK - so the hill country looks pretty promising:evil

What about north of the the Texas hill country - any good riding in Ok and north Tx?
Forum: Americas 09-18-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By jbull
hill country

Lone Rider
I have just been googling hill country and it looks great! I will be in San Antonio for 2 weeks and will have some free evenings and a free weekend. Any routes you would suggest around...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By jbull
havn't been there myself, and dont recall which...

havn't been there myself, and dont recall which island, but I used to autocross cars before I became obsessed with motorcycles and I remember one of the really fast guys, Rocky Entrican, raving about...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By jbull
big sigh - I know "the plains" - tough to find...

big sigh - I know "the plains" - tough to find curves in the flatlands. Love the Ozarks though. I have a friend that lives in Tulsa Ok, and was considering stopping by to see him and heading east...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By jbull
Manhattan Ks to San Antonio Tx

I have the opportunity to attend a conference in a few weeks and will be riding from Manhattan Ks to San Antonio Tx. I will be on my R1100RT and I am looking to avoid the super slab, but at the same...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,771
Posted By jbull
i agree about the effortless speed that...

i agree about the effortless speed that accompanies riding an RT. I often find myself 20-30mph OVER the speed limit. I have to constantly watch myself (and my speed). If not for fear of tickets I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,270
Posted By jbull
pm

no need to apologize - 12000miles and a live ride report - big task. Enjoy the ride home

by the way - PM'd ya

Jeff
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,771
Posted By jbull
Nice - an RT forum

Just checking in - one more RT owner glad to see a forum on Advrider to add to the list of things that keeps me from being productive at work.

The first ride report I ever read was sent to me by...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
I might have interest in a set of someone's soon...

I might have interest in a set of someone's soon to be discarded Dirtbagz if folks are upgrading to the Wolfman bags...

Jeff
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
+1 on fly and ride - thats a good deal and would...

+1 on fly and ride - thats a good deal and would be a GREAT ride home:norton
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
Skierd For comparison, what kind of mileage did...

Skierd
For comparison, what kind of mileage did you get with the 606?
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
pm sent

check your pm - or just google search tempest for a craigslist search engine
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
I have really been enoying my WRR for this very...

I have really been enoying my WRR for this very reason. My BMW RT is no motoGP bike, but I find myself at triple digits fairly often when passing on 2 lanes, or just not paying attention to speed -...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
short cuts

Kyns
Thanks for the tip. I havn't ever tried changing my own tires yet, but I am about to. I think I may go with the neduro method though. At least this first time.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
dual sport armory

Dont know which is better, but I recieved a box last night (less than 48 hours after placing the order) from Dual Sport Armory for an "armor kit" for my WRR. the kit comes with a Flatland skid...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
tool tube

+1 on the tool tube pics
your saddlebag set up looks really great - nice work
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
tank bag

I am planning a pretty long trip this summer and I was thinking of going REALLY BIG with a tank bag in hopes of needing to carry less up high at the back of the bike. I am fairly tall (6'1") and am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
tank bag

Anyone know which wolfman tank bag is on this bike? I am wondering of the huge expedition tank bag from Wolfman would work on the WRR?
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
great thread

I agree - I began reading this thread long before buying a WRR because there was so much good general bike info being passed on by some of the real greats of the DS world. I especially enjoy the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
cool tools

advrider has thoughtfully created many useful tools for inmates to use. Here is one I highly recommend:

click on Control Panel
click on Buddy/Ignore Lists
enter names of favorites on Buddy...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
new knowledge

today i discovered that the stock tank will hold 2.04 gal from completely dry. i also learned that I have 32.5 miles from the time my fuel light comes on (at least when I behave like a hooligan and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
Rack

OK - noob question about racks. I have seen some very nice looking rear racks for the WRR - but have been contemplating making one out of plastic (read wal-mart cutting board) because plastic works...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,284
Posted By jbull
posture

A common theme with those describing bikes that are more or less "comfortable" over long distances seems to related to posture. In general terms, if you sit in a "slumped" posture with your back...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,284
Posted By jbull
neighbor

Hey ninjak
Just noticed you are in topeka. I'm in Manhattan just down the road.

FYI. Rebound physical therapy in topeka is a top notch outfit. If you do end up getting some PT I would highly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,284
Posted By jbull
get in shape stay in shape

+1000 for rods response
I am a physical therapist and was diagnosed 20 plus years ago with bulging and degenerative discs. Since then I have played college football and ridden thousnds of miles on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,115
Posted By jbull
fwiw

i am a relative moto noob with mostly street exprience and no real moto expertise. I do have some body mechanics expertise however as I am a physical therapist and enjoy studying these things. One...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
klr vs wr.....hmmmmmmm

Seems Pax is the Pied Piper of the WRR... Luke, come over to the blue side... feel the power of the blue Luke:evil :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 46,327
Views: 9,290,345
Posted By jbull
the WR250X is about 1.5 inches shorter than the R...

the WR250X is about 1.5 inches shorter than the R version. I have been wondering about going with the sumo wheels with knobbies to lower an R so that my wife could ride one. Is the X lower only...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 102,280
Views: 20,015,598
Posted By jbull
thanks I have avoided the WR450F (and 250F)...

thanks
I have avoided the WR450F (and 250F) because of the more frequent maintenance schedules. I am much more interested in riding than wrenching, and plan to use the bike to commute to work (about...
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