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Forum: Europe 02-25-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,800
Posted By thumpjump
That was quick! Thanks!

That was quick! Thanks!
Forum: Europe 02-25-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,800
Posted By thumpjump
Translation

Quick question guys...What would the proper translation be for "Trail riding is not a crime" in German?

I asked a few of my non-riding German friends, but they don't seem to know how to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By thumpjump
Denver to Dayton, OH transport

I'm driving my cargo mini van from Copper Mountain, CO to Dayton, Ohio this Friday November 4. It's completely empty and can fit a bike. Let me know of you need anything transported along I70.
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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 2,098,352
Posted By thumpjump
The price is why I'm interested in the...

The price is why I'm interested in the Trackmaster. I just got the bike with fairly new D606's. After about 500 road miles (I drove it from NC to Ohio) and the 606's are pretty much destroyed. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 2,098,352
Posted By thumpjump
Kenda TM II

Quick question...I've seen several posts on various forums of guys running the Kenda Trackmaster II rear tire on the 690. What size kenda are you/they using? The largest I can find available is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Yes, it works fine, but I'm not really sure if it...

Yes, it works fine, but I'm not really sure if it has any benefit over stock or power bomb. It doesn't have any fitment problems or heat problems (for me at least).
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-05-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 109,808
Posted By thumpjump
Chip, Got the files. Thanks!

Chip,

Got the files. Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-05-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,444
Sticky: Tet
Views: 137,225
Posted By thumpjump
Hi Chip, I got the map files. Thanks!:D

Hi Chip,

I got the map files. Thanks!:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
Sorry man, I haven't heard of that pub and I...

Sorry man, I haven't heard of that pub and I don't see it in the local phone book. Boy am I gonna to miss the German beer, especially the hefweisen:1drink

I rode my mountain bike by your old Comm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
Ya, I knew someone would correct me on that, but...

Ya, I knew someone would correct me on that, but it was easier for me to explain it my way.

We're currently at LRMC but heading to WPAFB.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
I only have it because I currently live in...

I only have it because I currently live in Germany. It's the German sign for no speed limit. It's actually used throughout all Europe, but in Germany on the Autobahn, it means you can go as fast as...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
I've been taking it out on the autobahn everyday...

I've been taking it out on the autobahn everyday for the past couple of months, since it's the quickest route to several of the military bases from my house. Nothing like riding a 250 dirtbike at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
Thanks, I'll check it out!

Thanks, I'll check it out!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 69,512
Views: 5,596,183
Posted By thumpjump
Moving to Dayton

Hello!

I'm moving to Dayton in a few weeks. I've seen all the state park ORV areas, but I was wondering if there are any trails, gravel pits, fire roads, etc...in the Dayton areas? I tried...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
:clap Great job! I hope you don't have the...

:clap

Great job! I hope you don't have the 2nd place curse too. The first 4 races I did on the WRR I ended up in 2nd place.
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
If the cam chain jumped or something else is...

If the cam chain jumped or something else is screwedup on the top end, it's possible that the valves are not opening when they should, thus the starter may not have the power to push the bike through...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Revloc is out of business and is no longer...

Revloc is out of business and is no longer selling the Dyna Ring (or anything else for that matter). I bought the Dyna Ring for use in a race with extremely rocky and steep hill climbs. It was...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Take note... If you ever decide to remove your...

Take note... If you ever decide to remove your Revloc Dyna Ring and put your old clutch back in, make sure you adjust this stupid little bolt! If you don't, you may end up buying new clutch plates...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
I'm wondering the same thing. I really liked the...

I'm wondering the same thing. I really liked the race format. I guess Baja 1000 / 500 (although not exactly State side) would be kinda the same, but more extreme. There's the Barstow to Vegas race...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Dawn To Dusk 12 Hour Enduro

This is how I spent last weekend!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Sk

I've used my trail stand for the front wheel repair, but used the skid plate as an anchor. It worked great. I aimed the bike slightly uphill and it was very stable, even in loose dirt.
Forum: Europe 06-30-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By thumpjump
I'm heading to Spain for 2 1/2 days of offroad...

I'm heading to Spain for 2 1/2 days of offroad riding heaven for the 2011 Horizons Unlimited Mountain Madness. Those of you who are missing the trails in the U.S. should head to the Pyrenees in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
+1 I've done several 2000+ mile solo trips...

+1

I've done several 2000+ mile solo trips (2 on the WRR) and I would bring exactly what Krabill said for a TAT trip. The only other things I would bring are duct tape, some chain spray, a small...
Forum: Europe 05-09-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,446
Posted By thumpjump
Germany

The French are always a hazard for me in Germany. I just expect them to cut me off, tailgate, etc... Also, anyone driving an Audi tends to be prick!

Seriously, the tight windy roads with lots of...
Forum: The Garage 08-15-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By thumpjump
WR250R Difficult 2nd to 3rd Shift

My '10 WR250R is about 2 months old and has 5,500 miles. Everything has been great (smooth shifting/running) up until today. I was leaving my neighborhood (heading for some trails) when I...
Forum: EMEA 08-08-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By thumpjump
Glad I could help! Make sure you post some...

Glad I could help! Make sure you post some pictures from your trip!
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
I haven't seen anything, but I don't know why it...

I haven't seen anything, but I don't know why it wouldn't work. It works on cars, so why not on the bike? I guess you would need to find something that flows the same GPM as the stock pump and just...
Forum: EMEA 08-05-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By thumpjump
Trails in Catalyuna

Might be too late, but I just got back from HUMM 2010, which was in Catalunya. Basically you can ride on anything! There are trails everywhere. We were riding around Berga and using maps from ICC:...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By thumpjump
Vapor

Six Six One Vapor pressure suit works well for me. Sorry, I can't help on the other stuff, but Cycle Gear has the Vapor on sale for $99 right now.

This I noticed after paying full price 2 months...
Forum: Europe 08-04-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,800
Posted By thumpjump
I did find out more... It was Dr. (Lt. Col) John...

I did find out more... It was Dr. (Lt. Col) John Witherow, 39 years old. He worked at Landstuhl Army Medical Center as a Radiologist. He and his friend were riding together on a rural road outside...
Forum: Europe 08-02-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 79,800
Posted By thumpjump
Anyone know about the U.S. military member who...

Anyone know about the U.S. military member who died in an accident on Saturday riding near Kaiserslautern? I know who he is, but I just wanted to learn more about the accident. Emotions are running...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
+1 I ran the front MT-21 for 3500 miles in the...

+1 I ran the front MT-21 for 3500 miles in the last two weeks. about 2800 on road, 700 off-road. It worked flawlessly. Very extreme mountain pass twisties, hard hard off-road enduro style racing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
HD Tubes

I have Fly Racing HD tubes. The rear is a 4.50/5.10 (I'm pretty sure) and got a flat while road riding. I think it was folded a little bit and eventually friction wore it out on the seam. That...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
My teammate on the 400 EXC was a very good rider....

My teammate on the 400 EXC was a very good rider. He had been on numerous enduro, MX, and trail bikes before. His last bike was a WR250F. He did have to wait for me a every now and again, which...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
R2 Did It! HUMM 2010

My WRR and my teammate's KTM 400EXC took 2nd place in the under 645 CC class and 2nd overall at the 2010 Horizon's Unlimited Mountain Madness in the Spanish Pyrenees!:clap
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
Another Bump! Near Berga, Spain in the...

Another Bump!

Near Berga, Spain in the Pyrenees. An old railway tunnel, about 500 meters long. It has a bend in the middle so you have no idea how long it is, since you cannot see the end. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,293
Posted By thumpjump
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 45,320
Views: 8,861,631
Posted By thumpjump
714 Miles in 1 day Germany To Spain

I did it! My longest single day ride ever, 714 miles in 1 day from Germany through France, and into Spain. Then today I did another 150 miles through Andorra and the "Smuggler's Route" back into...
Forum: Europe 07-18-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 185,023
Posted By thumpjump
Used Bikes Germany

MEH - I'm in Germany (Ramstein). I don't know about Nurnberg area, but if you want to check out kaiserslauternamerican.com and ramsteinyardsales.com U.S. Spec bikes frequently pop-up for sale.
...
Forum: Europe 07-08-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,400
Posted By thumpjump
My wife works at LRMC (Air Force MD) As for...

My wife works at LRMC (Air Force MD)

As for tires, there is a thread about online tire vendors in Europe, http://www.mynetmoto.com/, seems to have decent prices and shipping. However, I've been...
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