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Forum: Battle scooters Today, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Bronco638
Don't be so sure a judge will be swayed by your...

Don't be so sure a judge will be swayed by your letter. :D However, it certainly helps that you identified a problem and that you've asked for help. I would also chat with the local chief of police....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
You do nice work. My only suggestion ($0.02)...

You do nice work.

My only suggestion ($0.02) would be to orient the fuel pack with a long edge perpendicular to the ground (rotate clock-wise 45 from the current mounting position). I see why you...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 551
Posted By Bronco638
Spit? Used to work with dive masks. :D We...

Spit? Used to work with dive masks. :D

We used to use an anti-fog treatment for visors when my Dad and I were racing cars. I recall it worked well. Don't recall what we used (old & feeble now)....
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By Bronco638
Well, had this happen to me: Riding to work...

Well, had this happen to me:

Riding to work on my street-legal XR250R. See a LEO in my rear-view and maintain my location (right lane) and speed (@ speed limit). He pulls in behind me. About a...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Bronco638
DP, got your PM, no worries. Since you're not set...

DP, got your PM, no worries. Since you're not set up with reflective vinyl, I may source some and try it myself (per squish's instructions). My wife has Adobe Creative Suite so she can adjust the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
:lol3 AG, no comment? :D

:lol3

AG, no comment? :D
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Bronco638
PM sent to DP. :D

PM sent to DP. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By Bronco638
I had a similar thought until I asked a local...

I had a similar thought until I asked a local LEO. Verboten in Illinois.

So, I use an M11 Fog light, from ADV Monster, mounted low on the traffic side front fork. Not only is the light an LED (low...
Forum: Trials 03-27-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Bronco638
Might want to contact/PM this guy: LINK...

Might want to contact/PM this guy: LINK (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1052847)
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Bronco638
I've found that if you identify what embedded...

I've found that if you identify what embedded sensors with which you are dealing, it helps. In Chicago-land, there are two; the older square or rectangle and the newer circle.

If it's a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
Man, Moose takes a few days off and this place...

Man, Moose takes a few days off and this place turns into a Slumber Zone. :1drink
Forum: The Garage 03-25-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Bronco638
This is what I do and have had very good luck...

This is what I do and have had very good luck (YMMV).

At the end of my riding season (~ Thanksgiving), I run the bikes low on fuel (or drain the tanks). I fill each bike with about a gallon of...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bronco638
It probably would be , for me. I would have to go...

It probably would be , for me. I would have to go sit on it and take it for a ride to see what it felt like. My lowered DR650 was 70 lbs. lighter than that. My TransAlp was 30 lbs. heavier and I...
Forum: Trials 03-25-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Bronco638
Yeah, this is in the Climber. The bike came with...

Yeah, this is in the Climber. The bike came with a tube in the rear tire. But, the tire was original equipment so I figured it was time for a new one (it was pretty hard, had a big gash in the...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Bronco638
My old XD3 was black and dark blue. My current...

My old XD3 was black and dark blue. My current XD4 is silver. I have not noticed any difference in the inside temperature of the helmet based on color alone (like when sitting at a light or just...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bronco638
Same here which is one of the reasons I like my...

Same here which is one of the reasons I like my XR250R so much. Pretty easy to pick up ~260 lbs., regardless of the surface on which it fell.

I do like the low seat height, too. That ensures you...
Forum: Trials 03-24-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Bronco638
How do you manage this? That may seem kike a dumb...

How do you manage this? That may seem kike a dumb question but that statement has me confounded.

I am struggling with a rear tire and 'tubeless' rim. The tire is on, one bead is set but the tube...
Forum: Trials 03-24-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,873
Posted By Bronco638
Sounds like a personal problem. :D With rain...

Sounds like a personal problem. :D

With rain and possible t-storms tonight, you may be out on it sooner than you think. :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,416
Posted By Bronco638
I would buy one of these in a heartbeat (and sell...

I would buy one of these in a heartbeat (and sell the XR250R and Reflex). The first thing I'd figure out is how to re-route the exhaust, from under the engine, to provide a little more ground...
Forum: Trials 03-23-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,786
Posted By Bronco638
[/QUOTE][/QUOTE] :rofl

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE]
:rofl
Forum: Trials 03-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,873
Posted By Bronco638
Given that attitude, I'm pretty happy you're in...

Given that attitude, I'm pretty happy you're in my 'neck of the woods'.
Forum: Trials 03-20-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,786
Posted By Bronco638
I hear that, especially as someone that comes...

I hear that, especially as someone that comes from house/property ownership.

However, my wife isn't into yard work. And, we're about 1/2 mile from where her Mom used to live. They were in business...
Forum: Trials 03-20-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,873
Posted By Bronco638
Why would this plastic idle screw just be on a...

Why would this plastic idle screw just be on a carb for a trials bike?

I'm pretty sure that my XR250R has a Keihn carb on it but would almost bet my life that the idle screw is metal (albeit with...
Forum: Trials 03-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,786
Posted By Bronco638
Yeah, but I live in a townhouse development. So,...

Yeah, but I live in a townhouse development. So, I don't even have a yard, in which to ride. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
Who is your web host? Time to kick them to the...

Who is your web host? Time to kick them to the curb.:thwak
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,801
Posted By Bronco638
I have a friend that's selling a rolling chassis...

I have a friend that's selling a rolling chassis '86 VFR700. He's asking $350 for everything (Tank, rear sub-frame, clip-ons and rear sets.) with salvage title. PM me for contact info and additional...
Forum: Trials 03-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,786
Posted By Bronco638
Damn, I could use to borrow an acre or...

Damn, I could use to borrow an acre or three.......
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,670
Views: 771,749
Posted By Bronco638
Just out of curiosity, where is...

Just out of curiosity, where is "Marshmallow-town, IA"?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
[/QUOTE] Come on, spill. :ear

[/QUOTE]
Come on, spill. :ear
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By Bronco638
I know you've said you want to strap the laptop...

I know you've said you want to strap the laptop to the bike. I was in the same predicament but never could really find anything that would work. I didn't particularly like the idea of a backpack...
Forum: Trials 03-17-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,710
Posted By Bronco638
What happens to her "hand-me-downs"? Do they go...

What happens to her "hand-me-downs"? Do they go back to Dale?
Forum: Trials 03-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,786
Posted By Bronco638
Kind of surprised that no mud hits the lens,...

Kind of surprised that no mud hits the lens, given where the camera is mounted.

This is your "back yard" in the Burg of Pitt!? :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
You can ride the Climber any time you want.

You can ride the Climber any time you want.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
Thanks Stever, I was wondering about the 500X....

Thanks Stever, I was wondering about the 500X. I've seen the NC7 up close. Very cool but way too big (for me).

Good commuter, yep! I was wondering about the dirt/gravel road-ability. I hate having...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17,402
Views: 887,617
Posted By Bronco638
Anyone here ridden one of those CBXs? They look...

Anyone here ridden one of those CBXs? They look neat but I'm leery of the weight.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Bronco638
I started out with a pair of these: First Gear HT...

I started out with a pair of these: First Gear HT Overpants (http://www.motorcyclegear.com/street/pants/textile_pants/first_gear/ht_overpants_2014.html).

For that price ~$210, I don't think you...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bronco638
IIRC, the speedo is cable-driven off of the front...

IIRC, the speedo is cable-driven off of the front wheel. Clean/grease the drive box? Clean/lube/replace the cable?
Forum: Trials 03-13-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,097
Posted By Bronco638
+1

+1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 187,520
Posted By Bronco638
What, this wasn't good enough for you? ...

What, this wasn't good enough for you?

http://images.craigslist.org/00505_fi6D6qGMcWR_600x450.jpg

That's worth an extra Benjamin right there. :D
Forum: Trials 03-11-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,710
Posted By Bronco638
[/QUOTE] I think you misunderstood; I was...

[/QUOTE]
I think you misunderstood; I was asking if the sections shown in the pictures were being ridden by competitors in the Semi-Expert class (I'm guessing 'yes'). Claude TX is just east of...
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