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Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 73,773
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Posted By Rider11x
I didn't know how to post a thread, so I put this here.

I am the wife of rider11x and wanted to let you guys know that Marc passed away this past Friday Eve in a motorcycle accident. He would of wanted me to tell you how much enjoyed talking bike talk...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Rider11x
Scratch that. After some yard research, laying...

Scratch that. After some yard research, laying the bike on the ground purposefully, I see there is little chance of damaging it. And these 60's are just too sweet to give up on.:evil
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Rider11x
T in tough terrain. I currently run the Sanjoh...

T in tough terrain. I currently run the Sanjoh dual sport fairing, with two model 60 led's making 7200 lumens. But I worry about smashing it in brutal terrain . Does anyone know how these compare? I...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Rider11x
Any idea how many lumens?

Any idea how many lumens the Baja Designs or Trail Tech 8" single race lights put out? I have been thinking about trying one.
Thanks!!!:freaky
Forum: Equipment 10-25-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rider11x
I mounted a 12v outlet on my XRL just for that,...

I mounted a 12v outlet on my XRL just for that, as it is also my GPS.:evil
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rider11x
Smart phone users......

Just had an idea that worked for me, and some may do it already. I have a PDF version of my bike service manual, and I downloaded it onto my SD card so if I would have a bike problem away from home,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rider11x
I am glad to see Honda continuing to push forward...

I am glad to see Honda continuing to push forward in long range off road racing. Their R&D dollars spent here is what tests technologies used in future machines to make them extremely dependable. The...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rider11x
Well that sucks. I was pumped for something very...

Well that sucks. I was pumped for something very cool from Honda. :cry:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rider11x
http://www.twinair.com/worldwide/images/stories/ne...

http://www.twinair.com/worldwide/images/stories/news/2012Q4/Honda-Dakar-Reveil-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rider11x
Thumb 2013 Honda CRF450X Rally?

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/100212-2013-honda-crf450-rally-dakar-racer-01.jpg


Anyone reading up on this bike released by Honda as a production bike to compete with JCR...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
No problems in Pa. Mine is desmogged. Nobody...

No problems in Pa. Mine is desmogged. Nobody gives it a look. My led's are not legal either! LOL!
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
I assume you mean a CRF250R? Are there details of...

I assume you mean a CRF250R? Are there details of the conversion anywhere? What would be an approx. total cost to do one? May be my next mod.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Bowl drain hose. What is the screw on the bowl...

Bowl drain hose. What is the screw on the bowl for?
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Thanks!:freaky

Thanks!:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Even though I run 55/155 bone stock? ...

Even though I run 55/155 bone stock?

Anything on the overflow situation?

Thanks!:D
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Man, I was hoping that was the issue, but not...

Man, I was hoping that was the issue, but not this time anyway. Good knowledge for down the road though.

So I pulled the carb, removed the bowl, and to be quite honest, I found nothing out of the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
After ripping around play riding on my XRL, I...

After ripping around play riding on my XRL, I stop and see gas running out of the drain hose that comes out of the bottom of the carb bowl.

i assume that the floats are stuck and overfilling the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Has anyone tried trials tires on their XRL? I am...

Has anyone tried trials tires on their XRL? I am seeing their popularity on the rear of enduro bikes and considered them for front and rear of the xrl. I was only concerned about road cornering on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
This question was misunderstood, so I reworded it...

This question was misunderstood, so I reworded it above. Thanks everyone....So if the reservoir is vented, and oil backed up, would it just pour out the vents rather than pushing past an o ring in...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
If I leave the dipstick dangle in the hole while...

If I leave the dipstick dangle in the hole while running, wouldn't it just overflow if the line to the head was being starved? :huh
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Yeah, My 400ex race quad got me in good practices...

Yeah, My 400ex race quad got me in good practices with it's dry sump engine. Same procedure.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Sure. I come home from a ride. I shut down the...

Sure. I come home from a ride. I shut down the bike and after a minute or two I remove the dipstick and clean it off. I prop the bike upright, and insert the dipstick until the threads tap the top of...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
I am guessing this is done at idle? If I...

I am guessing this is done at idle?

If I leave the dipstick dangle in the hole while running, wouldn't it just overflow if the line to the head was being starved?
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Like I said, when measured hot, I was less than a...

Like I said, when measured hot, I was less than a 1/4" over full. Checked the oil as soon as I got home, and it was spot on. I see why the oil blew on my helmet due to the wind blowing up the front...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Is there pressure in the reservoir normally to...

Is there pressure in the reservoir normally to make it push past a bad o ring? If it is that prone to leaks, wouldnt rain water enter there?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Question Ok, I never heard of this one. Out for a ride...

Ok, I never heard of this one. Out for a ride today, fall day, xrs only dipstick reading 200-225 all day. Suddenly the is oil on my face sheild and inside of my dakar style fairing? I look and see...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
I had a much easier time fitting my Acerbis by...

I had a much easier time fitting my Acerbis by filling it with hot tap water and sliding it on and bolting it up, and letting it cool on it's own before draining water out.:deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
The 2013 XRL is public. It lives another year!...

The 2013 XRL is public. It lives another year! They should have done a 20th anniversery edition.

Silver and red plastics, with black wheels.. Very cool.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Rider11x
Nice boots! But, no sizes to fit Sasquatch. :cry

Nice boots! But, no sizes to fit Sasquatch. :cry
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Rider11x
Cold/ wet weather coming

With fall coming upon us, I figure I need to get busy and order up some waterproof boots and bibs/ pants for the cold wet stuff. Looked a Aerostich as a lot of my rides are commuting to work, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,880
Posted By Rider11x
Having never owned a four stroke KTM, I can...

Having never owned a four stroke KTM, I can relate this.....The Suzuki 450 with FI I got a chance to ride was really different from a carbed version. The throttle response was so instant and crisp,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,880
Posted By Rider11x
There so many great comments in this thread....

There so many great comments in this thread. Great diversity for a sound decision.

That being said, let me add one more..... Those familiar with GNCC racing may recall the appearance of Shane...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
As a technician for a living, I would have to...

As a technician for a living, I would have to guess that heavy equipment owners are much more serious about preventing their downtime on a job site when equipment to hauled in on a lowboy, costs...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
I could of swore I read that, but I am wayy more...

I could of swore I read that, but I am wayy more inclined to believe what I read here. Thanks.

Btw, just got some double take mirrors on mine. They are very nice and of great quality if someone...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
After hearing several comments about xrl wheels...

After hearing several comments about xrl wheels being weak, what is a good wheel, spoke, and hub setup for these bikesusing stock size rubber and speedo?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,864
Posted By Rider11x
Any problems with cables or wires pulling tight...

Any problems with cables or wires pulling tight at that height? Looks great!!!:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Is anyone using the highway dirt bikes top bar...

Is anyone using the highway dirt bikes top bar clamp that has a 12v cig lighter on it? Looking for something like this to run fat bars and to still mount my 12v power outlet and ram mount ball for my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
Like this? ...

Like this?

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o301/Rider11x/2012-08-05_23-14-51_960-1.jpg

http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o301/Rider11x/2012-08-05_23-15-47_127-1.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 73,773
Views: 7,634,854
Posted By Rider11x
If you do alot if night time riding, I suggest...

If you do alot if night time riding, I suggest the dual sport fairing like mine with dual 60s in it giving 7200 lumens on high beam. Very nice. Not sure how that fairs against the baja designs light...
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