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Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
In the context of much of this discussion: ...

In the context of much of this discussion:

So a (Honda) heavy KTM adventure 390 is all good then? But any kind of Honda is not ok unless it is a KTM then? Got it.

Perhaps they could paint a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumbs down OK your break is over, get back in there and sand...

OK your break is over, get back in there and sand that fender and sniff some more paint. Certainly the stuff that builds genius.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Nice ride, I had that bike at the top of the list...

Nice ride, I had that bike at the top of the list for a while, looked at some DR650s. I went for a bike that can trail ride well, the WR250R for the CDR and adventure travels.:D

The OP started off...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Yep, you and the flatland guys and others make a...

Yep, you and the flatland guys and others make a good case, I do not disagree.:1drink Big bikes are fun as well indeed, thrilling. My GT750 would wheelie...:D and it was quick and fast.

My current...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
The discussion was about dual sport as in long...

The discussion was about dual sport as in long highway miles. I have spent time in a lot of discussion with someone with the highest level experience who now dualsports the 450X. He is for it, thinks...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
Discussion, debate and rhetoric. Folks who finish...

Discussion, debate and rhetoric. Folks who finish 6th Grade get it, but some slobbering moron grease monkeys have trouble keeping up.

I think intelligent readers here understand the certain type...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,707
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Nice!:D

Nice!:D
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
Plated red CRF450X are for sale locally here for...

Plated red CRF450X are for sale locally here for about $8k. I would buy that before an orange bike, but it is not really a dualsport motorcycle, still a race bike with lights. Like the orange...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
So a (Honda) heavy KTM adventure 390 is all good...

So a (Honda) heavy KTM adventure 390 is all good then? But any kind of Honda is not ok unless it is a KTM then? Got it.:D

Perhaps they could paint a CRF450X orange add some lights increase the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44,487
Views: 8,549,717
Posted By ADVNCW
Brought this home last week- ...

Brought this home last week-

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/63139_3889896017337_1256890433_n.jpg

Less than 1800 miles, '09.

Will fix it up to ride the CDR late next summer and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
Yes, great motorcycle. Perhaps a modern version...

Yes, great motorcycle. Perhaps a modern version with liquid cooling. Cool!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
The 390KTM adventure version is a great...

The 390KTM adventure version is a great concept.Yes, the weight thing is difficult to accept for those of us concerned. Perhaps there will always be a weight penalty for liquid-cooling. Hopefully the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
Eh? Hmmm...

:D Wow. :huh

We need to hang onto our riding. We need to be effective good citizens. We need to make what we want for riding fit the plan, the Law, the Regs, scoot past the NEPA/ EIS bull.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
True for many. For me, I can hit dirt roads at...

True for many. For me, I can hit dirt roads at the edge of town and go hundreds of miles on mostly dirt roads.Not personally into riding slab anymore, so I prefer a capable dirt bike but great if...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Yep, my approach agrees with this...:D If I can...

Yep, my approach agrees with this...:D If I can go in traffic, that is all I need if I have a bike that I can just head off most any place offroad/ on dirt.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-01-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,910
Posted By ADVNCW
No big deal on a bike that size. "Skis" got my...

No big deal on a bike that size. "Skis" got my attention. I use a small Honda to go spring skitouring. I just strap on the skis pointing out along the rear fender. No problem at 60 MPH on a CRF230L!...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
I really do not have an opinion about Wild Sky...

I really do not have an opinion about Wild Sky because I do not know the area there well enough. But we should use that example for leverage to argue for some maintenance and trail-building on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Right on!:D We need to log all of the tree farm...

Right on!:D We need to log all of the tree farm (roaded) on a schedule dictated by good forestry. We need that money to take care of the Forest, more trails, better maintained, for motorcycles,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
The one good idea from Honda of course is the...

The one good idea from Honda of course is the Dakar 450x. If a version of that ever was put out for retail....:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
Yeah, that example should be used to show a...

Yeah, that example should be used to show a balance is needed- eg improve even expand some motorcycle trails.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
Talking Cool

Cool. Is it possible to support great large nice high areas that have singletrack motorcycle riding, and also support other areas as Wilderness? I support that. Not everything should be Wilderness,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Yankee 500 with modern suspension? ...

Yankee 500 with modern suspension?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a4/YYankee.jpg/300px-YYankee.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Yes!

Yes, that is why I own a motorcycle! Why would you ask that, looking for an enemy? On the OWNF there is enough for all uses, sometimes management is lamo and politicized.

I would pay $50 per year...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Nice discussion. Good question- " I question why...

Nice discussion. Good question- " I question why a normal size or bigger man would wanna ride something so weak? " Because of all I have said, it is so good in the tight and steep and pulls really...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Good one.:D I am pretty sure that my Chevy...

Good one.:D

I am pretty sure that my Chevy Impala is faster than my 230L, but I cannot find 606s for the Impala...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Pretty cool, yes. That big bike is fast on that...

Pretty cool, yes. That big bike is fast on that road, faster than my Chevy Impala, which could also go over a lot of that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,056
Posted By ADVNCW
I think we all should take a broader view,...

I think we all should take a broader view, because to get what you want perhaps you need to acknowledge others and agree that the legitimate uses need to be served. In other words, are there just two...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 40,083
Posted By ADVNCW
What Dual Sport should Honda build next? CB500X?

With the intro of the 7 new models to include the CB500X 'adventure' bike we are still waiting, Honda...

Waiting to see if anything develops for a retail 450X Dakar or similar.

Hondas are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Nice!

Sounds nice JerryH!:1drink The XT225 riders that I met while on the WABDR liked their ride as well. Size and geometry of the small motos is a huge advantage, and really adds a safety margin. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Wow, after reading the above I watched that...

Wow, after reading the above I watched that because it sounded funny....not:huh. Glad when anyone has fun on their motorcycle, cool. But we take our car on roads that good to go camp around here and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 31,819
Posted By ADVNCW
Talking Brought home a WR250R

Brought this home today:D-

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/63139_3889896017337_1256890433_n.jpg

Will fix it up to ride the CDR late next summer and to/ from.:deal Will pull stuff off...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,610
Posted By ADVNCW
I really like my 606s, learned about the 606...

I really like my 606s, learned about the 606 here...

I like a windshield. I rode some tight singletrack and hill climbs around Leavenworth, eg Tronsen Ridge etc, with the windshield. Don't do it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-28-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,610
Posted By ADVNCW
Last Sept I went from Bremerton to Pacific Beach...

Last Sept I went from Bremerton to Pacific Beach across FS 22 & 23. I got a map at AAA and it was easy. At the corner store on the pavement that jogged S to go N to Pacific Beach, I met a great local...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,586
Posted By ADVNCW
Talking CRF230L will do it!

Good luck and enjoy your next ride, whatever you may decide

Here is what I decided to ride this year- a Honda CRF230L- after studying this forum and all I could find. As well, I started riding in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,523
Posted By ADVNCW
Talking WR250R was my recent choice :clap. ...

WR250R was my recent choice :clap.
http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/63139_3889896017337_1256890433_n.jpg
There are volumes of information as to why here. These two great guys' webpages...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44,487
Views: 8,549,717
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Thanks for putting that up!

Thanks for putting that up!:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44,487
Views: 8,549,717
Posted By ADVNCW
http://www.rickramsey.net/WR250Rmods.htm#fueltank

http://www.rickramsey.net/WR250Rmods.htm#fueltank
"Stock - 5lb 3oz; IMS 4lb 6oz. That's 13oz lighter for the IMS tank":D
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 44,487
Views: 8,549,717
Posted By ADVNCW
Thumb Thanks all for input on the gas tanks!

Thanks all for input on the gas tanks!:D:clap
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 44,487
Views: 8,549,717
Posted By ADVNCW
Question 3.1 or 4.7 gal tank?

Timely. I was going to start a thread, but the discussion is right here right now! :1drink

I just pulled the trigger and cut the deal for an immaculate '09 WR250R with 1900 miles...commuting to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,013
Posted By ADVNCW
Below is the email attachment from USFS on 10/29....

Below is the email attachment from USFS on 10/29. Cle Elum USFS says Blewett will be open for winter recreation.:clap I have not talked to Leavenworth USFS recently- I figure they are pretty busy,...
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