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Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,183
Posted By dlorenz
I've done week long rides up in the Sierras doing...

I've done week long rides up in the Sierras doing 80% dirt roads and jeep trails, camping the whole time. There is something special about packing up and leaving the driveway in suburbia and heading...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,183
Posted By dlorenz
Don't do it! As stated above - get another dirt...

Don't do it! As stated above - get another dirt bike with a plate. I've got a 990, a plated Husaberg 570, and a streetbike. Can't see living without one of them. give the 990 some time, the more you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,867
Posted By dlorenz
Thats why they put them on the 570, to make up...

Thats why they put them on the 570, to make up for the difference in speed.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 687,867
Posted By dlorenz
Eric, I recently purchased a '11 FE570S for...

Eric,

I recently purchased a '11 FE570S for $8200 in So Cal area. There are some deals out there but buying from your local dealer might be worth the few extra hundred.

You'll love the bike,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,471
Posted By dlorenz
Can't speak about the 690, I'm sure its a great...

Can't speak about the 690, I'm sure its a great bike.

I have a 570 and you hit the nail on the head about it, I couldn't be happier. That being said, it doesn't make a very good street bike....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By dlorenz
Hwy 33 is a must! The road is really nice with...

Hwy 33 is a must! The road is really nice with some of the best views in the state. Its got some hairpins but it flows really well and its nicely engineered.

When you get past New Cuyama on Hwy...
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By dlorenz
I have a VFR and think it's great bike, super...

I have a VFR and think it's great bike, super reliable, never had a single problem with it. It's comfortable but for prolonged highway use, higher bars and after-market seat might be a good idea,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 33,892
Posted By dlorenz
I thought I had the dreaded "loose nut vib" going...

I thought I had the dreaded "loose nut vib" going on. I felt a unusual vibration and heard a new noise so I checked it out. It turned out to be the forward engine mount bolts were loose and the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,904
Posted By dlorenz
All for the VFR. Low cost and easy maint. Fun as...

All for the VFR. Low cost and easy maint. Fun as hell and comfy for long hauls. Tons of aftermarket stuff on e-bay. $10,000 out the door for a new 07 here in California. Just a great all around bike....
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By dlorenz
I've yet to use my goggles with the XD. I wear...

I've yet to use my goggles with the XD. I wear glasses, and goggles are a pain w/glasses, so I haven't worn them since. I ride mainly dirt and dust does get in, but its nice to just raise the sheild...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,045
Posted By dlorenz
I have a 06 610 and ride alot off-road, desert,...

I have a 06 610 and ride alot off-road, desert, singletrack and fire roads. I'm a bigger guy (6'1", 230#) and the bike feels good to me, though I'm from a XR600 background and used to a large...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26,328
Views: 3,459,161
Posted By dlorenz
Offroute, I don't have the smaller sprocket on...

Offroute,
I don't have the smaller sprocket on the bike right now and I can't remember where my RPM's are at at 60-65, but there is no problem cruising at those speeds. My buddy and I drag raced...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 26,328
Views: 3,459,161
Posted By dlorenz
Aron, I haven't received my wheels yet, should...

Aron,
I haven't received my wheels yet, should be here any day now. Dan at motoxotica is setting up the supermoto wheels with the rear sprocket that he (or his costomers) thinks work best. I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26,328
Views: 3,459,161
Posted By dlorenz
I've got a set of stock Husqvarna SMR wheels on...

I've got a set of stock Husqvarna SMR wheels on the way also. I just ordered the same front rotor(TE) so I didn't have to change or add a spacer to the caliper. I also changed the rear sproket for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 180,247
Posted By dlorenz
I'll agree its much cooler. I used to burn and...

I'll agree its much cooler. I used to burn and melt my boots, pants, fingers, numberplate, anything that got near it, its a frying pan. This one seems not so hot plus you get to get rid of those...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 180,247
Posted By dlorenz
Hey, I just installed a Leo Vince full exhaust...

Hey, I just installed a Leo Vince full exhaust this weekend and it made a big improvement in power. I hit the throttle to pull the front up over a mud puddle and it almost came all the way over,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26,328
Views: 3,459,161
Posted By dlorenz
I'm in! I'll insert photos as soon as I can...

I'm in! I'll insert photos as soon as I can figure out how too.
I've had the bike for ten months now and love it. I started out using it only as a dirtbike, but since summer have used it a lot more...
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