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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
Clarke makes white ones. You can contact them...

Clarke makes white ones. You can contact them directly from their website.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8,215
Views: 2,270,919
Posted By GlennR
Plenty of cheap junk comes from China, but that...

Plenty of cheap junk comes from China, but that is what you get when "price" is more important than quality. I'm sure that there are many companies in China that can produce high quality products...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
No trick to it at all. I was slightly worried...

No trick to it at all. I was slightly worried that it might not be as easy to plate since it's a 2 stroke, but the KTM MSO worked fine for getting a title & tag. Just don't ask "stupid" questions...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
I'll give that a try if the epoxy & fiberglass...

I'll give that a try if the epoxy & fiberglass ever fails. So far it's worked fine, and hard to beat for a $3 tube.

I like that you can create tabs. That's handy.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
Santa promised to bring a load of big truck...

Santa promised to bring a load of big truck tires.

(It was weird sitting on the old man's lap, but I really wanted some big tires!) :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
I've had a few different bikes and that's what I...

I've had a few different bikes and that's what I finally have, a street plated 300 EXC It's so light, nimble, and powerful. The only drawback is that it only gets 30 mpg, but that's the same as...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
Has to be WARM. Cold weather is a no-no. I know...

Has to be WARM. Cold weather is a no-no. I know the PC is an old design, but Honda should have worked on the plastics fastening methods a bit more before production. I love my PC800, but hate the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
02's are the BEST year. I just love the pretty...

02's are the BEST year. I just love the pretty blue frame. :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
Sweet! Only way to beat that deal would be to...

Sweet! Only way to beat that deal would be to get paid to take the bike! :lol3


So, how did you find a bike for a Buck? :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,140
Posted By GlennR
It usually depends on "how fuzzy the gray matter...

It usually depends on "how fuzzy the gray matter between my ears happens to be, at the moment". :freaky


Sometimes 25 feels like 75, like on a hung-over morning during a rally. Really sucks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,161
Posted By GlennR
I just ignore the DOT thing. I guess I'm lucky,...

I just ignore the DOT thing. I guess I'm lucky, but my inspection guy looks over all the lights & horn, but he never pays any attention to the tires.

I know you can't get away with ignoring the...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,813
Posted By GlennR
I'm in the middle of a project, collaborating on...

I'm in the middle of a project, collaborating on a number of glass fountains for a fancy home. We're hoping it will lead to more.

After Thanksgiving I will have more time to look through my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
Banana, I can't really tell what exactly...

Banana,

I can't really tell what exactly you're dealing with there, but I'll toss around some ideas that might help you come up with a fix.

Zip ties are strong & semi-permanent, they come in...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-17-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
I have two of them about that same length. ...

I have two of them about that same length. They're either 5/8" or 3/4", need to measure. There's on big turnbuckle on the end of one, maybe both of them. We'll need the u-bolt clamps, and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
B1 & Crew, You guys are going to kick ass...

B1 & Crew,

You guys are going to kick ass at the race. You all have been training hard and have progressed a lot.

B1, mount the GoPro backwards and show us all the guys that wish they...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
Alonzo, #4 run your bike at least once a...

Alonzo,

#4 run your bike at least once a week.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-15-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
Sweet! I've been wanting to get some of the big...

Sweet! I've been wanting to get some of the big ADV bikes out there, but I don't have one. I think there are some sections that a strong rider could manage, especially heading downhill. What does...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
I agree. Had Zetas on the WR450 that I had for a...

I agree. Had Zetas on the WR450 that I had for a while. Just put Moose on the KTM 300, but the Zetas are nicer. I bought some ebay Zeta copies for the XT225 and they are fine, but they don't come...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
Cool. We'll bring a few extra beers for the...

Cool. We'll bring a few extra beers for the bears, but I don't usually see many of them.

We can set up some logs to cross (with little cheater logs on each side to make them a lot easier). ...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-14-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
Rick, No worries, I have a couple 4wd ATVs...

Rick,

No worries, I have a couple 4wd ATVs for winter trail work. Anybody can easily handle them on the steepest & toughest trails, while hauling the chainsaw & the beer! :freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-14-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
I've been taking online trail riding lessons...

I've been taking online trail riding lessons http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972472 , so maybe I'll be able to show all the Flatlander City Boys some of the steep, rocky, gnarley trails...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,216
Posted By GlennR
Forum: Vendors 11-13-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,813
Posted By GlennR
Flyrod, Congrats on all the success here. ...

Flyrod,

Congrats on all the success here. :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
Everything's BIGGER in Texas!! :lol3

Everything's BIGGER in Texas!! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
Look up at post #143 :deal

Look up at post #143 :deal
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
The real & absolute truth is you really need...

The real & absolute truth is you really need multiple bikes. :wink:

I can't believe that I'm still married, but I've somehow managed to get a dirt bike, a dual sport, and a street bike. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
:thumb I second this, "word for word". ...

:thumb

I second this, "word for word". :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 27,539
Posted By GlennR
:thumb Good video. The rocky creek looks...

:thumb

Good video. The rocky creek looks like the trails here. I don't usually play on the larger boulders, but I have gotten pretty good picking my lines through the basketball size chunks &...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 210,433
Posted By GlennR
You guys inspired me to take a ride across Roan...

You guys inspired me to take a ride across Roan Mtn. today. Not as pretty a day, but I really enjoyed the ride.

http://i823.photobucket.com/albums/zz153/52Rat/014-3.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
Here's a link that might help some....

Here's a link that might help some. http://www.dansmc.com/mc_repaircourse.htm

Have you tried the Yahoo PC800 group? There are a lot of PC riders there.

What did the previous owner tell...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 94,293
Posted By GlennR
I about broke my wrist the only time I rode...

I about broke my wrist the only time I rode there. I'd gotten tired of going through the puddles that were hiding behind each of those bumps, so I figured the good riders must be jumping them. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
Mine usually gets about 30, but one day I was...

Mine usually gets about 30, but one day I was riding very slow & easy and managed 40.
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11,416
Views: 1,730,589
Posted By GlennR
The "3 turns out" mod (adjustment) fixed mine. It...

The "3 turns out" mod (adjustment) fixed mine. It adjusts the pilot jet, which comes from the factory very lean. It's been described many, many times, so just do a search for details.


Btw,...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
I'd hold out for one with the headlight,...

I'd hold out for one with the headlight, especially if you want to get it plated so you can connect trails.

My 05' EXC had the headlight, a Rekluse, and a fresh top end & I paid $2500 last...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 94,293
Posted By GlennR
Phil, Looks like you had a great trip. I need...

Phil,
Looks like you had a great trip. I need to get up there & ride sometime.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
My driveway is trickier than that. Maybe I've...

My driveway is trickier than that. Maybe I've been riding an adventure bike and didn't even know it! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
:D Sweet. Can't beat that deal.

:D Sweet. Can't beat that deal.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 182,506
Posted By GlennR
Just curious, how "cheap cheap" is a bike with...

Just curious, how "cheap cheap" is a bike with 100K on it?

Sorry, I'm not help with the backfiring. Probably nothing major.

Good luck with it.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
I thought it was obvious that I was kidding. ...

I thought it was obvious that I was kidding. :huh

But I'm sure there are folks reading this thread that haven't ridden either bike.

If you are thinking about getting a 300, stop thinking...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,615
Views: 265,860
Posted By GlennR
I don't think I've been through more than 2 or 3...

I don't think I've been through more than 2 or 3 tanks of gas on the XT225 since I got the 300. The 225 is a fun little bike that does what you expect from a dual-sport, and is actually light...
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