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Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,340
Posted By dirt hokie
first off you are a good friend. I don't...

first off you are a good friend.

I don't know the budget but do not discount a good well cared for used bike. There are more options in that market. It sounds like a XR 250 would be a good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,564
Posted By dirt hokie
AMA mebership

Do we need a AMA membership for this ride?
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 19,236
Posted By dirt hokie
I just got a ion speed pro, this is my first...

I just got a ion speed pro, this is my first action cam, so we will see how it goes.

so far all I have recorded is some short test vids. So far it works well.

no real test rides on the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,627
Posted By dirt hokie
If a company that wants us to give them money...

If a company that wants us to give them money wont listen its customers, then why would a government who can just take our money listen to its customers.

As been said, the off road oriented...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-21-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By dirt hokie
looks nice

looks nice
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,354
Posted By dirt hokie
Do it. I plan on doing a similar build, using a...

Do it. I plan on doing a similar build, using a street titled WR 450 frame and what ever big e start air cooled thumper I can get in there.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By dirt hokie
looks like about 520 lbs, sounds heavy a...

looks like about 520 lbs, sounds heavy

a bmw 800 gs is about 100 lbs less if the specs are correct.

I wonder how much weight can be removed from the CB 750

might need to look at...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By dirt hokie
1992 ish CB 750 night hawk

I like the look of these, what about DSing one, not to extreme, maybe set it up for some gravel stuff, More adventure then DS I guess.

Oh, and I know nothing about street bikes, but might want...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By dirt hokie
single track or jeep roads. a little of both. ...

single track or jeep roads. a little of both. hitting some high spots would be nice i realize the moutains could be snowed in by then, but i really have no clue. jeep roads are fine if you me non...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By dirt hokie
East cost guy with one day in Durango

i have one day avaliable in the Durango CO area. I know nothing about the area.
I will have a street legal xr 400' and a EXC 500 with off road tires. but want to avoid the roads and see some real...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,035
Posted By dirt hokie
first real test ride after a summer of other projetcs

My son just put about a hour of ridding on the KX 80 F. Bike worked great.

It was also my sons first real ride with a manual clutch. He did great.

I tried to post a video but it linked...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,718
Posted By dirt hokie
I switch from a xr 650L to a xr 400 for the same...

I switch from a xr 650L to a xr 400 for the same reasons. Its much better on tougher trails, the tougher the trail the bigger the difference between the two. I am not a whole lot faster on the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,735
Posted By dirt hokie
1 1976 xr 75 my first bike that was...

1 1976 xr 75 my first bike that was not shared with my brother
2 1982 xr 80 bought at a swap meet last year to build my sons bike
1 xr 80/kx 60 hybrid, for son,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,577
Posted By dirt hokie
On last years RORR dual sport

http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv294/DirtHokie/DS%20rides/dragline1.jpg (http://s693.photobucket.com/user/DirtHokie/media/DS%20rides/dragline1.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,830
Posted By dirt hokie
Well I would agree on the 350 EXC part, That's...

Well I would agree on the 350 EXC part, That's my next bike when funds permit.

I currently have a XR 400, and it is better off road then the DRZ, and better then my old XR 650L. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,830
Posted By dirt hokie
Yes but he is not a 5 ft 100 pound women, or even...

Yes but he is not a 5 ft 100 pound women, or even a small man, he is 6 ft + and 200 +, so he can flat foot most dirt bikes and pick them up no problems, he is only 30 so if he is any kind of shape a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,830
Posted By dirt hokie
DRZ 400 This guy sounds like somebody who...

DRZ 400

This guy sounds like somebody who is going to be a little more aggressive then many first time dirt riders otherwise he would not have taken his street bikes to the track, so the 250...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,622
Posted By dirt hokie
not sure what that truck was used for, but those...

not sure what that truck was used for, but those where very large blowers on the back, some sort of street sweeper/ leaf blower/ snow blower thing maybe?


Trip looks awesome.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,564
Posted By dirt hokie
thanks

thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,564
Posted By dirt hokie
from Maryland

a group of us from Maryland will be invading your little ride this year.

I have just one question that i cant get a straight answer on.

What fuel range do i need if i do all the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,584
Posted By dirt hokie
xr 400 has 5 speeds. i love mine. estart would...

xr 400 has 5 speeds. i love mine. estart would be nice. but for trails and dual sports for the budget minded, it cant be beat.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,718
Posted By dirt hokie
fuel tank

looking for a clark or other 4gal tank. PM me if you have one you may want to part with. thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,521
Posted By dirt hokie
we will be doing the hard ways for sure, I ...

we will be doing the hard ways for sure, I might have to think about a bigger tank, then. The only thing that has me concerned is gas range. Does the role chart suck, or is it that a GPS is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,521
Posted By dirt hokie
my first time

East coast guy here, some ridding buddies and my self will be going for the first time this year. I will be on a xr 400, a couple of Drz 400 and a exc 500.

What kind of gas range do we need. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 18,066
Posted By dirt hokie
There are very few true DS'ers. Most...

There are very few true DS'ers.

Most people ride the extreme range of the DS scale.

people who ride enduro and hare scramble trails and just want a factory plated dirt bike, maybe with a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-23-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,587
Posted By dirt hokie
400 ex atv motor Or a 250 CC two...

400 ex atv motor

Or a 250 CC two stroke, or to be really simple a air cooled Yamaha blaster motor.

I guess they would not be good for the highway, but would fit in the frame and give...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-18-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By dirt hokie
any chance fitting a kx 450 f engine in there. ...

any chance fitting a kx 450 f engine in there. i like the seat height, but the power sucks.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,135
Posted By dirt hokie
In SE KY somwhere on the Renfro Valley Dual sport

http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv294/DirtHokie/DS%20rides/KYcave.jpg (http://s693.photobucket.com/user/DirtHokie/media/DS%20rides/KYcave.jpg.html)

Outside

...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,369
Posted By dirt hokie
another great ride. Thanks to the sweepers and...

another great ride. Thanks to the sweepers and twins for giving my brother and his orange contraption a ride back to camp. Fyi. hydration pack tube nor the mighty xr400 crank case breather line...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,369
Posted By dirt hokie
registration is sent in for both days. now to...

registration is sent in for both days. now to just get some new rear wheel bearings and a front tire.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-28-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,536
Views: 69,441
Posted By dirt hokie
you people keep tagging stuff in my hood.

you people keep tagging stuff in my hood.
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,403
Posted By dirt hokie
1. use straps with closing hooks ( impossible...

1. use straps with closing hooks ( impossible for them to bounce off)
2. The front wheel should be held in place with a strap or other means so it cant turn or roll front to back at all.
3. just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-22-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,369
Posted By dirt hokie
Remember ones man's single track is another man's...

Remember ones man's single track is another man's jeep trail.

I have only ever road the course with all the harder options, so I am not sure how it compares the regular course without the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,782
Posted By dirt hokie
lowes carb supply and home inprovment

http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv294/DirtHokie/KX80F/3CF07E51-D2E7-4883-A0C7-66A753DECBC2.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,369
Posted By dirt hokie
if it is at all like years past, you will want...

if it is at all like years past, you will want the 350 and knobbies.

Very little pavement either day. Sunday morning might have ten miles of pavement and a few right before and after lunch.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,718
Posted By dirt hokie
I have a stock rear sprocket, 45 tooth I think...

I have a stock rear sprocket, 45 tooth I think and a 13 tooth front sprocket.

My bike is plated but I ride 95% off road, lots of single track.....

If I ride the road its all back roads...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,369
Posted By dirt hokie
best ride of the year

This is my favorite ride, cant wait
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,904
Posted By dirt hokie
adjustability and balance and weight

adjustability and balance and weight
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,654
Views: 1,752,718
Posted By dirt hokie
Factory Street leagal XR 400 in the USA

http://i693.photobucket.com/albums/vv294/DirtHokie/5CF615D3-792D-4518-9CD5-8CEF08C4506A.jpg (http://s693.photobucket.com/user/DirtHokie/media/5CF615D3-792D-4518-9CD5-8CEF08C4506A.jpg.html)

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By dirt hokie
Get the most aggressive dirt bias street tires...

Get the most aggressive dirt bias street tires you can. Off road riding gear will be a better option then street gear, its lighter and more breathable at the slower speeds you will be going. I am...
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