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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
I wish I had a YZ125. :eek1 I am holding...

I wish I had a YZ125. :eek1

I am holding out for the next Yamaha off road two stroke. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Got my front suspension back from Kreft. Decided...

Got my front suspension back from Kreft. Decided to stick with the .46 springs up front and just revalve the forks. I was able to take it for a short ride a few days ago. I still need to spend a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 307,315
Posted By DirtDad
Hmm, compared to my 14 YZ250F, my 05 300 has zero...

Hmm, compared to my 14 YZ250F, my 05 300 has zero engine braking. This has been a big issue with me transitioning to the 250. My 450EXC, has a lot less engine braking than the 250!
I get more...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 307,315
Posted By DirtDad
My riding time has been very limited lately,...

My riding time has been very limited lately, which causes me to lust over the new bikes. But as soon as I take my 300 for a ride I am amazed at how
good this bike is. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 307,315
Posted By DirtDad
Damm, all these new 300's, almost makes me want...

Damm, all these new 300's, almost makes me want sell mine and buy a brand new one.

Here is mine. Bought it brand new in March of 2005. Still my favorite off road bike. It has seen many bikes...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,012
Posted By DirtDad
Funny looking back at this thread. I was ready...

Funny looking back at this thread. I was ready to trade my YZ for the FX.
Decided to keep the YZ, too much of a loss, plus I like the lighter weight of the YZ.

I have read that it is pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Thanks, I still have a few more things I...

Thanks,

I still have a few more things I need to do to get it close to my 300EXC, for off road work. I can't believe I just said that. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
I like it. However I think I over estimated my...

I like it. However I think I over estimated my riding ability just a little. :lol3
The stock suspension is really good. For what ever reason, Yamaha decided to go with stiffer springs and valving...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/2014-YZ250F/i-QcP...

http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/2014-YZ250F/i-QcPN9Mq/0/M/IMG_1864-M.jpg

Hey, I have spent waaay too much money on my YZ to be riding it! :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:t...

:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb:tb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
I had to look that up Too! :D Damm KTM,...

I had to look that up Too! :D

Damm KTM, wait I mean Yamaha? I need to get off this computer and go work
on my KTM, wait I mean Yamaha.

Hell I should just sell off all my bikes except the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
If only Yamaha's were orange, they would be far...

If only Yamaha's were orange, they would be far superior than KTM's. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
My Yamaha does that! :p3rry

My Yamaha does that! :p3rry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By DirtDad
+ 1. I think that 125 would be a blast. I...

+ 1. I think that 125 would be a blast. I checked it out. Really light. If I won
the lottery this bike would be in the garage. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
I probably better be careful if I go with guys. ...

I probably better be careful if I go with guys. :lol3
I am barely building up my confidence to just ride a easy ride. Need to work
my way up to speed again. I cannot afford another extended...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
George PM me the details. I am actually off that...

George PM me the details. I am actually off that weekend. It might work out for me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Do they allow Yamaha's in Moab. :lol3

Do they allow Yamaha's in Moab. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Well I traded my old truck. Got 12k on a trade. ...

Well I traded my old truck. Got 12k on a trade. Coulda sold it for 14K easily.

This new truck should haul my toy hauler around pretty comfortably. The
six speed automatic transmission is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Dammit Chris, I shoulda got the dually, forgot...

Dammit Chris, I shoulda got the dually, forgot about the Yamaha!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Yup Wendell you are correct. Plus it takes away...

Yup Wendell you are correct. Plus it takes away all my free time. :cry
I also have been getting alot better with my back issue. looks like I will
feel comfortable to start actually riding...
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By DirtDad
I have used Decal Works. They should have stuff...

I have used Decal Works. They should have stuff for your 04. Kinda pricey, but they do have a pretty good selection.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Just to let you all know: My YZ250 is the...

Just to let you all know:

My YZ250 is the fastest bestest bike ever made period. It can do everything,
hell I think it has more torque than my brand new 2015 Dodge Ram 3500!
It can even fly!! ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-30-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Changing the oil on the YZ is pretty simple. One...

Changing the oil on the YZ is pretty simple. One oil strainer (screen), and one
oil filter element. Pretty comparable to a KTM. The valve adjustment for the 250 is a shim and bucket type system. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Will do. May take me several days though.

Will do. May take me several days though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-29-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
I would love to get one. I am going to do a few...

I would love to get one. I am going to do a few more things to my YZ.
I would take a huge loss trading the YZ in for the FX. The mechanic at my Yamaha dealer is looking into replacing the 5 spd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-27-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 855
Posted By DirtDad
Wow! Not a good place to go down. :huh ...

Wow! Not a good place to go down. :huh

Nice vids.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By DirtDad
Husqvarna at Bobby J's Yamaha Albuquerque

I happened to stop by my favorite motorcycle shop in town, and was pleasantly surprised to see that they are now carrying Husqvarna motorcycles!

The TE300 and TE125 caught my attention.

My...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,378
Posted By DirtDad
Man, I can't make up my mind on which bike to get...

Man, I can't make up my mind on which bike to get next. I have a few on my list right now. For some reason I would love to have a 125 in the garage. I have never owned one. Been a while since I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
IMS, makes a 2.9 gallon tank for the 2012 YZ250F....

IMS, makes a 2.9 gallon tank for the 2012 YZ250F. It should work for the
FX and WR. Stock tank is 2 gallons.
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,206
Posted By DirtDad
I was leaning towards the FX. Thanks for the...

I was leaning towards the FX. Thanks for the info, I will look it up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Yea, I was told there is one waiting for me at...

Yea, I was told there is one waiting for me at Bobby J's. :D
I guess I could just keep the 300, and replace the YZ with the FX.
It looks like a great bike for the west side. The sand, and hills,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,206
Posted By DirtDad
Yup. But i am thinking about getting a new one. ...

Yup. But i am thinking about getting a new one. Liking the electric
srart. I am also considering the Beta 300. Lots of good reports
on the beta.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,206
Posted By DirtDad
Anyone ride one of these 2015 bikes yet? I know...

Anyone ride one of these 2015 bikes yet? I know they are on the dealer floors
now. I am still undecided on getting one of these bikes or a good old 300
two stroke. I will see if I can arrange a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By DirtDad
Congrads on getting it plated. Now check your...

Congrads on getting it plated. Now check your NADA sticker on the head tube.
If is says for competition use only, then you truly dodged a bullet. So when it is time to renew your registration "Do...
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,555
Posted By DirtDad
Having had experience with my YZ250F. Keep in...

Having had experience with my YZ250F. Keep in mind that it is a 2014.
Which means it is fuel injected, and has the slanted back cylinder head.
This bike is not lacking anywhere in power. It has...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,555
Posted By DirtDad
That is funny I am doing the same thing. Can't...

That is funny I am doing the same thing. Can't decide either. But right now I am really leaning hard on the 2015 KTM300XC for my next bike. I really like
the new Yamaha's though. Lots of good...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By DirtDad
Awesome!! It is plated of course? I have had...

Awesome!! It is plated of course?
I have had zero issues with my 05 KTM300EXC. It used to be street plated but
the great state on NM, managed to take that away.

Maybe I should go to AZ for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,538
Posted By DirtDad
+ 1, got my ticket, see you all at the CRBC.

+ 1, got my ticket, see you all at the CRBC.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,528
Posted By DirtDad
Damm, I think I need to start wondering around...

Damm, I think I need to start wondering around the desert to get me some
orange swagg. :lol3

Nice vids, as always.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 13,600
Posted By DirtDad
Selling my 300 scares me. :eek1 Beta has a...

Selling my 300 scares me. :eek1

Beta has a pretty interesting bike. A new 300 2 stroke, electric start, with a
35" seat height. Supposed to have a 10% smaller frame. They call it an entry...
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