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Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By pne
he's right, no need to be rude about it. Even...

he's right, no need to be rude about it. Even after $1000 there will still be a ton of work left to do to the bike. Rebuilding it makes the least amount of sense unless you are in it for the fun. Get...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
what bugs me is 12/13 exc 500's resale is still...

what bugs me is 12/13 exc 500's resale is still around 9000-10000 on the used market. Hard to justify a dirt bike for that cost especially when you watch similar sport bikes selling for that price...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 286,820
Posted By pne
probably fell over onto something, the plastic...

probably fell over onto something, the plastic bends back the rads don't. If you bought the bike new I would ask for some compensation but the rad is fine and would look like that after a couple...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Great bike to haul up Evans... to toss off the...

Great bike to haul up Evans... to toss off the edge. :rofl

8000ft and 7% grade, WRR could only muster about 55mph.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
to be fair, when I hit 107.5mph on my wr the...

to be fair, when I hit 107.5mph on my wr the mirrors started spinning in their mounts. I'm pretty sure I was generating a shockwave behind me as well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 286,820
Posted By pne
you can buy the motion pro throttle cable for $30...

you can buy the motion pro throttle cable for $30 that has a lock nut on the carb side.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By pne
Riding plated offroad bikes

I've got a question. In certain states it is much easier to get a plate for an offroad only dirtbike provided it meets certain requirements. For example I rented a 2 stroke gasgas in Utah that was...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
:clap "it needs a new top end it just bogged down...

:clap "it needs a new top end it just bogged down and stalled and wouldn't start"

That's what the seller told me, my leg told me there was lots of compression left. I pulled the plug today and it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Look at that blue trailer queen, if you can't...

Look at that blue trailer queen, if you can't ride it 100 miles to the trail head what good is it? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Oh yea, i just bought this tonight. I don't know...

Oh yea, i just bought this tonight. I don't know much about these bikes except they're highly regarded for woods riding. It's a 96 kdx200, doesn't run. Seller said it needed a new top end, turns over...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
you can still lug the 250 down ridiculously low...

you can still lug the 250 down ridiculously low with good clutch control. I love my 250, it certainly doesn't lack on bottom end and I like how snappy it revs. I've ridden 300's and love the way they...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By pne
It's just a bit more work but you can still...

It's just a bit more work but you can still definately powdercoat corners, coverage won't be as great. The static charge won't work in the corners but if they coat it right out of the oven while it's...
Forum: The Garage 01-14-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,820
Posted By pne
seems like an awful lot of work to get a bike...

seems like an awful lot of work to get a bike warm. I have a 240v heater that I plug in and heats up the entire garage. Takes about an hour to get the 2 car garage warm if temps are in the teens. A...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Sorry. I have ridden a WRR in the sand and no...

Sorry. I have ridden a WRR in the sand and no gearing would help it. Throttle wrapped wide open in 2nd gear it could barely pull. This is in the sand dunes where I wished my 250 2 stroke had a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
there is not a single thing in that video that a...

there is not a single thing in that video that a wrr couldn't do. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
I'm not a big guy and I definately tire out on a...

I'm not a big guy and I definately tire out on a 500 a lot faster than my 2 stroke. But they still handle very well and are so much fun to romp on in the sand. My wr250r felt a bit heavier than a 500...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
I have never ever had to do valves on my ktm...

I have never ever had to do valves on my ktm 250xc.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Puleez, dirt bikes just make a lot of noise, burn...

Puleez, dirt bikes just make a lot of noise, burn fuel, and emit green house gases. I have no issues with riding fireroads on my bicycle without being a nuisance.
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Correct, stress is Force/Area. And since the...

Correct, stress is Force/Area. And since the wrr's piston does not really generate any usable force, it is not stressed at any RPM.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
You want me to quit saying things that aren't...

You want me to quit saying things that aren't normal? Pot calling kettle...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Can you tell me what the factory break in is? I...

Can you tell me what the factory break in is? I couldn't find it in the owners manual.

I would tell you how often I changed the oil, but that will just bring the peanut gallery out.

1) I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
my wrr burned enough oil at 3000 miles to be...

my wrr burned enough oil at 3000 miles to be annoying. :eek1
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
the only thing you're killing is us, with...

the only thing you're killing is us, with laughter.
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,788
Posted By pne
Saying a FZ1 or a GSX-F is a sport bike like...

Saying a FZ1 or a GSX-F is a sport bike like saying these are both adventure bikes. They might look the same to you, if you aren't familiar with the catagory.

...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
the wrr has too much power for the sand, anything...

the wrr has too much power for the sand, anything that can spin its tire is too much.
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 55,086
Posted By pne
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 286,820
Posted By pne
MW engineering clever lever, worth every penny.

MW engineering clever lever, worth every penny.
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,788
Posted By pne
they are not sport bikes plain and simple. Maybe...

they are not sport bikes plain and simple. Maybe old farts on here call them sport bikes because they have fairings and are fast but it's a bit like calling a drz 400 an adventure bike. A bmw s1000r...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,788
Posted By pne
I don't know how you didn't bond with a superduke...

I don't know how you didn't bond with a superduke 1290, finding something for you is going to be a pretty tall order. I would suggest a 09+ R1, crossplane, really good connection from the wrist to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
http://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uuupl...

http://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uuuploads/vintage-ads-that-would-be-banned-today/vintage-ads-that-would-be-banned-today-21.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
that's really cute, but none of those events...

that's really cute, but none of those events couldn't be done on a bmx bike. I got a good chuckle at the spandex wearing xc riders "bunny hopping" over that small crack in the road.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
maybe at the same speed you ride that wrr.. ...

maybe at the same speed you ride that wrr..

I've done single track on a sport bike before, easy peasy.
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
You're welcome to bring your walmart bike and...

You're welcome to bring your walmart bike and your cardio along on one of our rides, it would be funny to watch.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
the R1 won WSBK when it debuted in 09...

the R1 won WSBK when it debuted in 09...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
no matter how you fiddle the setup the shock is...

no matter how you fiddle the setup the shock is still half full of air and way underdamped. I guess picking up a 300lb dirt bike laying on its side must do wonders for your back. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
well picking up my stock wrr by the subframe felt...

well picking up my stock wrr by the subframe felt like picking up my sv650 race bike by the subframe and that weighed 365lb with no fuel in the tank.
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
Where do you race, the 80's?

Where do you race, the 80's?
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
are you sure? I thought it was 245lbs and 35hp.....

are you sure? I thought it was 245lbs and 35hp.. then by pulling the stock exhaust off it got down to 230lbs.
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
so your friends are nice enough to ride slowly on...

so your friends are nice enough to ride slowly on the pavement for you and you don't return the favor?
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13,803
Views: 744,640
Posted By pne
I used to make fun of people who couldn't handle...

I used to make fun of people who couldn't handle tall bikes. I'm 5'9 on a good day and my PDS 250xc was pretty tall. Quietly, I'll admit that my linkage 250xc that is 1/2" shorter or whatever is...
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