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Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By OrangeYZ
The 2008 and some of the 2009 motors had oil...

The 2008 and some of the 2009 motors had oil problems, which can be fixed with updated parts, or can even be modified to be single sump. 2010 and 11 didn't have oil problems.
In 2008, it was "OMG!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,379
Posted By OrangeYZ
Well that's a couple of bummers. And...

Well that's a couple of bummers.



And this is why I'm bringing a chainsaw next week.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By OrangeYZ
"And then you took the words right out of my...

"And then you took the words right out of my mouth"
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/02/24/article-0-00606CA200000258-979_468x286.jpg

"And I was just about to say 'Use the front brake' Yeeaah...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,656
Posted By OrangeYZ
Can you explain why incurring debt on a rapidly...

Can you explain why incurring debt on a rapidly depreciating unnecessary item is a worse financial decision than buying outright a rapidly depreciating unnecessary item?
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,054
Posted By OrangeYZ
If you plan on riding in dust, realize that...

If you plan on riding in dust, realize that changing the air filter is... a big deal
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,218
Posted By OrangeYZ
It's definitely worth it to camp for my...

It's definitely worth it to camp for my situation:
I live in the half of the country with lots of BLM and National Forest land, which means that if it looks like a good camping spot, it usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,629
Posted By OrangeYZ
I kind of want to now. I forgot about the...

I kind of want to now.

I forgot about the sand. I still forget about stream crossings, but if someone says it's there, it's there.

I'll add that on an 800XC with dirt tires I would call it a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,629
Posted By OrangeYZ
I did it on a 525, and I would rate it a 1. If...

I did it on a 525, and I would rate it a 1.
If I had been on the KLR I would still rate it a 1, but I would go a little bit slower to avoid breaking my wheels on things.




You didn't break...
Forum: Americas 07-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,904
Posted By OrangeYZ
"Do you have anything to declare?" ...

"Do you have anything to declare?"
http://cdn.hark.com/images/001/621/292/1621292/original.jpg
"Yeah, don't go to New Jersey!"


Fitting username is fitting.
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,286
Posted By OrangeYZ
"I like [this], but can it do [that] like the...

"I like [this], but can it do [that] like the [other thing] can?"

Anybody would interpret the above as you considering [that] as an advantage.

In a discussion of advantages and disadvantages,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,286
Posted By OrangeYZ
You need to drill out a plug to do a basic...

You need to drill out a plug to do a basic jetting adjustment on the KLR, and you put that in the "Plus" column?


The "It's orange and fuel injected, I'd have to rebuild it every week and check...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By OrangeYZ
They will fit. The brakes are identical, so if...

They will fit. The brakes are identical, so if they're oversize rotors and he needed brackets to make them fit, you'll need them for your bike too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 82,938
Posted By OrangeYZ
I...Um...Nevermind, there's just nowhere to go...

I...Um...Nevermind, there's just nowhere to go with this
Forum: Americas 06-25-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,904
Posted By OrangeYZ
Open carry in: Multnomah County (Portland): No,...

Open carry in:
Multnomah County (Portland): No, you need an Oregon license
Maybe Beaverton, Tigard and Ashland: Also probably no
All other counties: No fucks given



Tell me about it. They...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By OrangeYZ
All of the roads I listed there are from...

All of the roads I listed there are from Prineville going East. I guess I worded it wrong and made it look like a Portland to Bend route. Sorry.

If I still lived near Portland, I would probably...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By OrangeYZ
Damn dude, you weren't kidding around! ...

Damn dude, you weren't kidding around!



It will run like shit. It will have no bottom end, not much middle end, and then on the top end it will catch up to stock all at once. It won't be any...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 934
Posted By OrangeYZ
It's the difference between: How many aluminum...

It's the difference between:
How many aluminum sprockets will I go through while I have this bike?
-versus-
How many bikes will I go through before I need to buy a new steel sprocket?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By OrangeYZ
Thanks Scott Now I can see why you (TPJ)...

Thanks Scott

Now I can see why you (TPJ) might be taking it easy and not blasting berms through the woods!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,580
Posted By OrangeYZ
More like one day from Portland to Bend, unless...

More like one day from Portland to Bend, unless you're really crawling. If you don't have any real reason to go to Bend, I'd go straight to Prineville.
East on Hwy 26 about 10 miles to Mill Creek...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By OrangeYZ
Finally, one I know with a good answer! Step...

Finally, one I know with a good answer!

Step 1: follow any dirt road west to Deschutes NF and the East Fort Rock OHV area. You can get on the North side of 20 at Gap Ranch and follow those roads...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By OrangeYZ
Google Street view says that there's a gas...

Google Street view says that there's a gas station in Unity, looks like they have non-eth premium.
John Day, Prairie City, Mt Vernon and Dayville all have gas, including premium.
Mitchell has at...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By OrangeYZ
Yeah, I suppose I was in the "Let's stay legal"...

Yeah, I suppose I was in the "Let's stay legal" phase that all of my plans go through before reality and Idontgiveashit set in.
Now that I don't care about that, the obvious solution is to use the...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By OrangeYZ
I don't think there's room for the light bar...

I don't think there's room for the light bar pictured, but your sig led me to this (http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/Long-Range-Optimus-LED-Auxiliary-light-Square_p_11.html)and I think that...
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By OrangeYZ
2" round DOT legal headlight

Here's what I'm doing: putting a chainsaw holder on the front of my dual sport.
Problem: chainsaw gets in the way of the headlight (Duh)
Solution: Put the headlight under the chainsaw holder...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,404
Posted By OrangeYZ
My KLR: 60 mpg at 55-60 mph 50 mpg at 65-70...

My KLR:
60 mpg at 55-60 mph
50 mpg at 65-70 mph
40 mpg at >75 mph

KTM 540EXC (RFS)
55 mpg under 65 mph. Everywhere from single track to fire road to desert highway, somehow this thing gets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By OrangeYZ
Agreed. That's the biggest part of the pipe and...

Agreed. That's the biggest part of the pipe and it probably won't make any difference.
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,199
Posted By OrangeYZ
Compared to a street helmet*: The visor keeps...

Compared to a street helmet*:
The visor keeps the sun out of my eyes.
Using goggles with the face shield up allows airflow to most of my face, but keeps my eyes protected.

*I have never used a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,244
Posted By OrangeYZ
Your '98, '83 and '70s what?

Your '98, '83 and '70s what?
Forum: Americas 05-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By OrangeYZ
http://www.suzukicycles.com/Dealers.aspx ...

http://www.suzukicycles.com/Dealers.aspx

Since you're going to Colorado and Utah, enter Grand Junction, Colorado and 300 miles, then write down the phone numbers, towns and names of all the...
Forum: Americas 05-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By OrangeYZ
My motorcycle, to take me somewhere that is...

My motorcycle, to take me somewhere that is connected to a cell tower.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By OrangeYZ
I'd buy it. Put the graphics, VIN plate and...

I'd buy it.

Put the graphics, VIN plate and license plate on my >Kay< TM 300XCW, bury that thing under the garage and rock on!
Might be cheaper than moving to a plate anything state.

If I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,549
Posted By OrangeYZ
Second Photo to get this thread going: ...

Second Photo to get this thread going:
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z8/brokowsj/DSC05592Small_zpsbe83d2a5.jpg



The rider is wearing work gloves rather than riding gloves, which won't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,549
Posted By OrangeYZ
Who fuckin cares?

Who fuckin cares?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,297
Posted By OrangeYZ
Do you have one of those cars where the windows...

Do you have one of those cars where the windows don't roll down?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By OrangeYZ
Yeaahhh Brett... ...

Yeaahhh Brett...
http://www.luminomagazine.com/2004.03/spotlight/officespace/images/lumbergh/lumbergh3.jpg
I'm going to have to disagree with you there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,936
Posted By OrangeYZ
Which measure of performance? I use the...

Which measure of performance?

I use the entire oil change interval (and then some) 60-99.5% of the fuel range, 90% of the fork travel, 80% of the shock travel, most of what the brakes can do, 180%...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-09-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,997
Posted By OrangeYZ
Humdeedum... Googling hostels right...

Humdeedum... Googling hostels right now...doodeedoo...ooh lots of information... IMDB.com... somebody made a documentary on hostels, let's see what that's abou... OH MY GOD I AM NEVER GOING FURTHER...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,660
Posted By OrangeYZ
http://mycomputermadethis.files.wordpress.com/2012...

http://mycomputermadethis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/lower20dover20road20advisory20200905262000420websml.jpeg?w=460

:deal
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By OrangeYZ
Likes HP? Will be riding desert two track? Has...

Likes HP? Will be riding desert two track? Has ridden the 530 a bit and liked it? Bike will see street duty? Really good street rider and is presumably not a wimp?

500. Duh.

The only thing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 82,938
Posted By OrangeYZ
Out. I seem to have thought of more trips...

Out.

I seem to have thought of more trips than I have time and money for. Got to cut something out, and for the cost of a 600 mile drive: Idaho + Two strokes > Oregon + Dual Sports
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