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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 866
Views: 73,539
Posted By Adanac rider
Wicked Enough 5- 6 months of winter

Hoping to move to the Courtenay area in the new year. Can't wait.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,749
Posted By Adanac rider
wow

[QNever seen or heard of one. Looks like a nice bike] My favorite dual sport was my first and only, european honda mtx200 liquid cooled 2stroke with a six speed gearbox, my friends...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,749
Posted By Adanac rider
Your two wheeled buddies

Thats a hard question,So many years and so many bikes that were before there time or my timing or my location etc, etc . 1973 Honda Sl 100 ,30 miles out to the river hills ,climb some hills, break...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By Adanac rider
I had my mind made up on the beta 300 cross...

I had my mind made up on the beta 300 cross trainer and then I saw the Beta evo sport. going in circles again:jump
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,250
Posted By Adanac rider
Interesting,I wonder how the stock carburation...

Interesting,I wonder how the stock carburation will handle higher rpm with small throttle openings on the slab.With the oil in the fuel it may result in a lack of lubrication.Might have to fatten up...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28,088
Views: 3,426,909
Posted By Adanac rider
Hello Dr 350 Brotherhood, I'm thinking of opening...

Hello Dr 350 Brotherhood, I'm thinking of opening up the air box and kientech muffler mod.Does this make the jetting hard to keep dialed in with 4-5 thousand ' elevation changes. Nny body have any...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By Adanac rider
Both nice bikes,I had 2001 exc 400 and it had...

Both nice bikes,I had 2001 exc 400 and it had plenty of power for allmost any condition. Does the MXC have a bigger tank? I currently have 525 exc and I like the gearing. You probably don't need all...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-16-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,413
Posted By Adanac rider
Thumb I'm not too impressed that I will have to fork...

I'm not too impressed that I will have to fork out another 3-4 k for decent suspension ,but thats a pretty short list of down falls.Pretty well all bikes need to be personalized and I don't have to...
Forum: Beasts 11-16-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,954
Posted By Adanac rider
DR Adventure

Well as long as its Imaginary for now,How about the dr 650 frame with an upgraded shock in the lowered position and Drz 400 Forks shrunk 2 " (50mm) for a 34.5 " seat height.Lets take 2 drz 400...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,627
Posted By Adanac rider
Eh? Hmmm

I only want 3... oh wait maybe 4 1, A new Beta Cross trainer or KTM Freeride 250. 2,Dr-350 (got) 3, A 650 class adv bike maybe a Te-630 or 690 adventure if they ever make one. 4, F-800 GS...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,126
Posted By Adanac rider
:doh

:doh
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,126
Posted By Adanac rider
:clapAwesome bike,I had 2 an 87 and a 91.If they...

:clapAwesome bike,I had 2 an 87 and a 91.If they ran a little rich on the bottom they were easier to lug in the tight stuff,cant remember fouling any plugs.With a healthy kick they were pretty easy...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By Adanac rider
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Hello Wild0, I've spent a few winters up in Ft.Mac.It gets bloody cold up there for a couple months. Save your ride for the warmer months and spend your time working overtime and have more time and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
(R 80 GS) I bought one from a german fellow who...

(R 80 GS) I bought one from a german fellow who brought it over to ride western states, canada and alaska in 85 0r 86.My riding buddies had kx's ,kz's or rt's.It was a fun bike,just didn't fit in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes maybe thats it,If it were a KTM it would come...

Yes maybe thats it,If it were a KTM it would come stock with good suspension.Yes displacement adds power when there are no restrictions.FWIW-If I could conjour up A bike it would be a CCM explorer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,886
Posted By Adanac rider
I have had both, You can add a little weight and...

I have had both, You can add a little weight and make the 690 more comfortable .I put on a Brittania Composites fairing ,Renazco seat,and some soft luggage. The suspension was a little stiff, but...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
Displacement isn't everything, the 690 (654 cc)...

Displacement isn't everything, the 690 (654 cc) or the 2013 forward (690 cc) Is a modern l/c f.i. motor that has 40 mm intake and 34 mm exhaust valves. The Dr has a 30 year old oil cooled...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
55 RWHP .Thats 690 territory!

55 RWHP .Thats 690 territory!
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
:topes

:topes
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
Fairing

Fairing
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,383
Posted By Adanac rider
So many Alternatives

Looking at your profile it looks like you like smaller bikes with decent suspension.There is a big difference in the bikes you have listed.I have narrowed down my single track light hiway bikes to...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 183,158
Posted By Adanac rider
Boring

KLR-650... I have a lot of good momories on a couple KLX 650Rs, I guess thats why the klr is so disappointing.Every few years I try one again.15 more horsepower and adjustable suspension would be the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,989
Posted By Adanac rider
Got your check book ready:evil !!!! $ 8849 Msrp...

Got your check book ready:evil !!!! $ 8849 Msrp ca. (estimate)
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,989
Posted By Adanac rider
I was told ordering soon for dec delivery, yee...

I was told ordering soon for dec delivery, yee ha:clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 255,593
Posted By Adanac rider
Where are the japanese ?

If you were a manufacturer and you were reading this thread,would you want to build a jack of all trades motorcycle ??? . I have had all sorts of d/p bikes and the bike that comes out most now is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,153
Posted By Adanac rider
I thought OSSA built some direct injection...

I thought OSSA built some direct injection 2-strokes,a street legal version that were competitively priced too.
Forum: 2 smokers 09-25-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Adanac rider
Comparing Beta And Ktm seat heights

I'm thinking of trying one of the new Betas, as well as the good write ups they list the seat height at 36.6 inches.Ktm 2 strokes are listed at 37.8 and the 4-strokes at over 39.Has any one compared...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By Adanac rider
Did you happen to check for a cracked spark plug...

Did you happen to check for a cracked spark plug cap?
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Adanac rider
The (near) perfect adventure bike

I think it's pretty simple :ear a Dr-650 fuel injected motor in a CCM GP chassis.
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,748
Posted By Adanac rider
You know your a klr rider when

Imediately after buying a KLR riding it and pricing out the necessary mods you start looking for its replacement!
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Adanac rider
I put a 1.75" kouba link and raised the forks in...

I put a 1.75" kouba link and raised the forks in the triple clamps,a lowered seat and lower profile tires.My wife is only 5'2" and she can tippy toe now.It has less ground clearance but not a problem...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Adanac rider
Keep the 950 ,buy a used Dr 650 to relax and put...

Keep the 950 ,buy a used Dr 650 to relax and put some casual miles on and save the ktms for thrills.It will probably save you money in the long run!
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,860
Posted By Adanac rider
My wife had a ttr-125 and has since gone to a crf...

My wife had a ttr-125 and has since gone to a crf 150 for the trail and a 96 Dr-350 with a kouba link and custom seat from Fisher saddlebags.The crf has better suspension and brakes then the ttr but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By Adanac rider
Canada still too.

Canada still too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By Adanac rider
Put a Brittania Composites fairing on to make it...

Put a Brittania Composites fairing on to make it more hiway comfortable.
Forum: Thumpers 08-26-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,466
Posted By Adanac rider
Well Stewie, as to your Question which bike,I had...

Well Stewie, as to your Question which bike,I had a 690 and I currently have an 800.The 690 is a lot of fun, easy to wheelie ,real fast, good suspention if you push it,awesome mileage and very little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,397
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes, biggest regret was buying a 1986 Husqvarna...

Yes, biggest regret was buying a 1986 Husqvarna 430 auto.It was expensive, unreliable (1st gear clutches) ,gutless ( had to put an 11 tooth sprocket on) and hard to get running if you drowned it. It...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Adanac rider
How about the ccm 450? Kind of pricey but comes...

How about the ccm 450? Kind of pricey but comes with whatever you want.\its in thumpers a few pages back.
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 20,439
Posted By Adanac rider
Yes I regret buying klr's.For a company with such...

Yes I regret buying klr's.For a company with such resources the bike falls short in three major categories.Power, weight and suspension quality.I keep hoping and keep getting dissapointed.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By Adanac rider
Non Issue

I just trudged in from 3 hours of snow plowing.If somebody said alls I had to do was move up my schedule and I could be riding my new warrantied DR 650 by noon tommorow from home,No hesitation.Use...
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