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Forum: Old's Cool 06-12-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Fictitious
Yes it does

Yes it does
Forum: Old's Cool 06-02-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Fictitious
Question Exhaust Rocker Arm Spring on an XL250R

Hey there folks,

Recently pulled the head cover off of a 1983 Honda XL250R to fix a few oil leaks and then stuck it back on and adjusted the valves. After reassembly the bike started quick, but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-01-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 181,036
Posted By Fictitious
There he is! Get him! ;P

There he is! Get him! ;P
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-15-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,816
Posted By Fictitious
I believe you are unfamiliar with the original...

I believe you are unfamiliar with the original post. The question wasn't whether hard tail bikes could be ridden off road, it was about whether or not a modern dirt bike could or should be converted...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 167,519
Posted By Fictitious
The 500Rs just game in at my local dealer;...

The 500Rs just game in at my local dealer; looking pretty darn shiny. I've signed up for the Honda test ride event so we'll see how that goes.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-08-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,816
Posted By Fictitious
I am just confused about why? It would look...

I am just confused about why? It would look strange, and would ride worse. Am I missing something?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-14-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,367
Posted By Fictitious
I'm confused about what you mean by, "is it worth...

I'm confused about what you mean by, "is it worth it?" Do you really want a cafe or a bobber? If yes then yes it might be "worth" it. Making it a cafe or bobber will kill any value the bike has...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,261
Posted By Fictitious
The goals of the engineers might differ from the...

The goals of the engineers might differ from the goal of the OP. It is possible to tune the same engine differently to get different characteristics. I'm not saying going around drilling random holes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 19,931
Posted By Fictitious
The wiring diagram really isn't that complicated....

The wiring diagram really isn't that complicated. The carb, on the other hand, has a buttload of tiny passages, small moving parts, springs, jets, and needles. All of which can be broken beyond...
Forum: The Garage 01-18-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,745
Posted By Fictitious
pics or it didn't happen! :p

pics or it didn't happen! :p
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,288
Posted By Fictitious
When live gives you lemons, take them. 'Cause...

When live gives you lemons, take them. 'Cause hey, free lemons!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,837
Posted By Fictitious
I'm confused about why exactly you wouldn't use...

I'm confused about why exactly you wouldn't use both brakes. You'd have to be incredibly numb to your bike not to be able to tell when your rear is about to lock. For that matter, it isn't even...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,129
Posted By Fictitious
I've always thought it would be awesome if, as a...

I've always thought it would be awesome if, as a revival thing, they went in more of a Buell-esque direction. I mean cruisers were a thing that Indian did, but it seems like the bikes that these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,764
Posted By Fictitious
Then sun is powered by nuclear fusion as a result...

Then sun is powered by nuclear fusion as a result of gravity. The expansion of the universe will someday overcome the force of gravity, and nuclear fusion will no longer be able to happen.
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Fictitious
Any particular reason you are looking to swap the...

Any particular reason you are looking to swap the front end of your bike? CB350 front end will most likely just be worse. The XL front end is built for offroading, that CB350 front end is, as far as...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,698
Posted By Fictitious
You may think it was because there was something...

You may think it was because there was something stuck on the float valve mating service, but it was actually because whatever engine oil you use is the wrong one.






:D
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
If I had dropped a valve, the bike wouldn't have...

If I had dropped a valve, the bike wouldn't have started again would it have? Do you have a link to a good description of what that is like? I tried to find one, but most of them showed situations...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
Heya Chaps and Chappettes, My DRZ did...

Heya Chaps and Chappettes,

My DRZ did something rather odd on my commute home today. I was riding about 60-70 kph and the bike just died on me. I pulled over to the side of the road and tried to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
DRZ using oil

Hey guys,

I have noticed recently that my 2005 DRZ-400S is using oil lately. Something to the tune of 250ml (0.26 quarts) for only about 200 km (124 miles) of riding. The bike doesn't blow any...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,054,365
Posted By Fictitious
Yeah... but they've already built that bike, and...

Yeah... but they've already built that bike, and that would be totally missing the point of this bike. You can't get tons of power out of a bike and have it get 60-70 us mpg at the same time, it just...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5,556
Views: 1,054,365
Posted By Fictitious
I had a test ride on one of theses the other day,...

I had a test ride on one of theses the other day, and it was pretty great. The low center of gravity really makes it easy to throw it around, and the engine, while not "exciting", certainly feels...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,648
Posted By Fictitious
Pardon my ignorance, but what is a duckwalk? Is...

Pardon my ignorance, but what is a duckwalk? Is that like waddling forward on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2012, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,385
Posted By Fictitious
I would look for wheels. I find most good trail...

I would look for wheels. I find most good trail bikes have at least 2 wheels... :P A 250 would be great the WR250R is a pretty great little bike. It's not really a lightweight, but it carries it's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
So I'm not exactly sure what size of sprockets I...

So I'm not exactly sure what size of sprockets I want to run yet. Probably just the stock 15:41 and 15:44 would be fine. Do you think I could just adjust the chain between those two or do you think...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
Heya Chaps and Chappettes, Just wondering...

Heya Chaps and Chappettes,

Just wondering what everyone's opinion was about chains and sprockets on a second set of wheels. I am looking at getting a set of super moto rims for my DRZ400S, and I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-17-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,072
Posted By Fictitious
$1300 for a DRZ?! :O Where do you live? I need to...

$1300 for a DRZ?! :O Where do you live? I need to move there! :P
Forum: Battle scooters 05-05-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,143
Posted By Fictitious
Pardon my ignorance, but what exactly is a...

Pardon my ignorance, but what exactly is a stripper bike? Something tells me looking up those two words in google might be classified as NSFW :P
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,989
Posted By Fictitious
I've got a Katana 750 I've been working on that's...

I've got a Katana 750 I've been working on that's mostly ready to go on the road. I shall have to post some pictures soon. My first street bike and the first bike I've had over one cylinder :D So...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-17-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,072
Posted By Fictitious
Errr... say again? Are you by any chance running...

Errr... say again? Are you by any chance running this through a translator or something like that?

I gather that you are saying that young people can afford to go slow because they have fewer...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Fictitious
Thanks man, you really make me feel good about...

Thanks man, you really make me feel good about how my air filter looks on average :P
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
I dunno, I think the whole death wing thing is...

I dunno, I think the whole death wing thing is overblown. They've got great road traction, aren't noisy, and do okay light trail duty. Really all the things you would want in a mainly street oriented...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By Fictitious
Question Parts Canada Batteries?

G'day,

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with Parts Canada brand batteries. Are they a re brand of some more prestigious brand? Or are they just crap? At half the price of the Yuasa...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-17-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,938
Posted By Fictitious
Sounds interesting... I anxiously await your next...

Sounds interesting... I anxiously await your next post :D
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By Fictitious
Press Fit Idle Jet Question

Just wondering whether anyone has any experience with the idle jets on a CT70/C70 carb made with the press fit idle jet. Is there a proper way to remove them? I'm hesitant to yank on it with a pair...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
Posted By Fictitious
I urinate on the chain to clean it. After I'm...

I urinate on the chain to clean it. After I'm done that I take a pig and slaughter it, spread its fats all over the chain. This is the only proper way to oil your chain and any other way will result...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24,152
Views: 4,125,501
Posted By Fictitious
I get this strange feeling you're going to keep...

I get this strange feeling you're going to keep haunting the DRZ topic long after yours is sold :P
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,161
Posted By Fictitious
I haven't seen them on the road, but I've seen...

I haven't seen them on the road, but I've seen them at a motorcycle show. Like everyone else says, they look interesting but rather on the expensive side. The other company to watch is brammo they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,676
Posted By Fictitious
Over here in BC we have to do two tests (at least...

Over here in BC we have to do two tests (at least you do if you don't already have your full car license)

First test I did on a 1983 XL250R and the second test I did on my '05 DRZ400S.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 35,189
Posted By Fictitious
So out of curiosity, is this actually coming to...

So out of curiosity, is this actually coming to the US and Canada in 2012?I didn't see any sign of it at the Vancouver Motorcycle Show this year, and none of the dealers around here are saying...
Forum: Trials 01-02-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,239
Posted By Fictitious
Heya chaps, thanks for the advice. At the moment,...

Heya chaps, thanks for the advice. At the moment, the seller doesn't seem to be responding to his email so I don't know whether or not that means it's already been sold. Anyway, I'll definitely throw...
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