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Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By grubbie
Do they still use that NX engine/tranny setup on...

Do they still use that NX engine/tranny setup on any other bikes?
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,079
Posted By grubbie
Enjoyed this very much, thank you for sharing!

Enjoyed this very much, thank you for sharing!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 801
Posted By grubbie
Nice report! I had never even heard of this area....

Nice report! I had never even heard of this area. I ride the Black Hills a few times a year, this might be a good day trip. Thanks for the report and the great pics.
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
Rode the wifes 230L while the son rode my WRR....

Rode the wifes 230L while the son rode my WRR. What a great bike. Here's a little video of Rampart Range in Colorado. The bike's mods;
Flatland skid plate
Acerbis bark busters
FMF Q4 muffler
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
Speaking as a rancher,...a real ag type of...

Speaking as a rancher,...a real ag type of guy...:tb
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
One more....

One more....
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
Was out riding fence lines yesterday here on the...

Was out riding fence lines yesterday here on the ranch. I usually ride the WRR but the battery was dead so I took the wife's horse. Every time I ride this thing I fall in love with it. Riding fence...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,419
Posted By grubbie
Fuel is easily found on the northern route. I...

Fuel is easily found on the northern route. I could give you some good suggestions that would include Devils Tower and a nice ride through the Big Horns. Nearly all gravel or two lanes, whichever you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28,609
Views: 3,507,455
Posted By grubbie
Understood, just rying to get a "basic" idea of...

Understood, just rying to get a "basic" idea of what to look for. I found some other info on the web as far as reading a plug goes. Will be a while before I tear into it, but want to have as much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,419
Posted By grubbie
Drying up and greening up nicely here in the...

Drying up and greening up nicely here in the northeast, now I just need the time to ride. Looks like a possibility for moisture sunday here as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28,609
Views: 3,507,455
Posted By grubbie
Thanks for the replies.....carb work is probably...

Thanks for the replies.....carb work is probably not something I could figure out without some guidance as far as what jets to use, etc. Also, air leak at the manifold,....what should I look for on...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28,609
Views: 3,507,455
Posted By grubbie
Dont know what I was thinking, bought a 1993...

Dont know what I was thinking, bought a 1993 DR250SE, didn't need it, just a good deal. Then a week later, bought a 1995 DR350SE, don't need it either. I LOVE the 350. But I have a problem with it....
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 245,893
Posted By grubbie
Just got a 93 DR250SE, planning on using it as a...

Just got a 93 DR250SE, planning on using it as a "buddy bike" for my brother, son, etc. Is there a mod or something I could check to make this thing easier to start?? My other bikes will start when...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By grubbie
:poser

:poser
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,364
Posted By grubbie
Mike, from the Tower, You could stay on dirt...

Mike, from the Tower, You could stay on dirt roads through the Bear Lodge Mts. to Sundance, then you could do dirt roads through the Grand Canyon of the Black Hills. Then on to hwy 85 and keep...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,151
Posted By grubbie
That's a good loop, but why stay on pavement? You...

That's a good loop, but why stay on pavement? You can do two track nearly all the way around the Gorge, and have better scenery. If you want to make some time, lots of two track back to the highway...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-30-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,364
Posted By grubbie
Camping in Green River? Just pick a spot anywhere...

Camping in Green River? Just pick a spot anywhere around Flaming Gorge and pitch the tent. There is also Firehole campground south of Rock Springs about 20 miles, It is next to the lake and has good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,364
Posted By grubbie
Rozet checking in......always looking for folks...

Rozet checking in......always looking for folks to ride with, but trails and dirt roads mostly, I dont mind two lane highways but not for long distances. The 250 isnt exactly a highway machine,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,216
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Posted By grubbie
Took a weekend tour around our little corner of...

Took a weekend tour around our little corner of Wyoming. Not exactly a long tour, but thought I would share some pictures. We were camped at Cook Lake, in the Bear Lodge Mts. in the NE corner of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
I Love the T63s,....I run them on my WRR. The...

I Love the T63s,....I run them on my WRR. The wife hasnt worn out the trail wings on the crf yet, when she does it will have T63s as well.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8,216
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Posted By grubbie
We use these...

We use these http://www.thecycleguys.com/go-cruise-throttle-assist-1/ on our crf230l and wr250r,...they work great and are inexpensive.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2013, 06:43 PM
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Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
Hope you have a dual sport to go with it, gonna...

Hope you have a dual sport to go with it, gonna need it for the DDSR rally next spring!
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8,216
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Posted By grubbie
Impatiently waiting for a picture of OBryan's...

Impatiently waiting for a picture of OBryan's SL70.......wish I still had mine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 53,865
Posted By grubbie
You can take care of that with gearing, though...

You can take care of that with gearing, though you lose a little on the high end. It still surpises me that we have so little to choose from in the US for dual sport options in between the 250-650...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,118
Posted By grubbie
You are 3.5 hours south of some of the best...

You are 3.5 hours south of some of the best riding in the country in my opinion. The Black Hills are awesome. And I am in total disagreement on the 250. I have a WR250R and wouldnt trade it for...
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 46,274
Views: 9,266,326
Posted By grubbie
Yeah I have always had the mindset that if I need...

Yeah I have always had the mindset that if I need more power, I'll buy a bike with more power. But, I also understand that "tinkering" is half the fun for some people, so,......good on 'em. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
It loves trails, get it dirty and have fun,...

It loves trails, get it dirty and have fun, congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2012, 05:55 PM
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Posted By grubbie
I have a big touring bike and I love it. But...

I have a big touring bike and I love it. But given the choice I would rather be on the dual sport. I am always trying to find a way to get from A to B (however far it may be) on nothing but trails...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,216
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Posted By grubbie
Aw, Klay I thought you were a...

Aw, Klay I thought you were a dual-sport-kinda-guy.......that thing doesn't look very off-roady!
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
As one of your Harley brethren, I for one salute...

As one of your Harley brethren, I for one salute your choice of the sporty. Its a great bike. I have a touring rig, but I put more miles on the WRR this year than I did the big bike. My Harley...
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
Thumb I put a Q4 exhaust on the wifes bike. That alone...

I put a Q4 exhaust on the wifes bike. That alone let this thing breathe better. I noticed a big difference right away and so did she. But the other day was my first time out on trails with it. WOW...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 85,609
Posted By grubbie
The honda handguards are really not worth much,...

The honda handguards are really not worth much, have them on my wifes bike. They will block wind but thats it. Go with bark busters or acerbis, they will protect your hands and your levers. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
Not a freeway bike. It will do 75, but I didnt...

Not a freeway bike. It will do 75, but I didnt like mine on the freeway. Any headwind or hill knocks you down pretty good. My WRR has a lot more power, but I don't take it on the freeway either....
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
That is really cool,...gonna have to make one,...

That is really cool,...gonna have to make one, looks like a cool project.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 46,274
Views: 9,266,326
Posted By grubbie
Guess it would depend on your environment. Cool...

Guess it would depend on your environment. Cool idea for sure, and nicely done! But, I am afraid a couple miles of single track and it would be laying along the trail somewhere looking like a wadded...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
Not exactly touring, but dual sporting on WR250R...

Not exactly touring, but dual sporting on WR250R and CRF230L. I enjoy the pics on this thread, thought I would share a video. The 230 is pretty much stock other than an airbox mod and Q4 pipe. My WRR...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
They should have done this years ago, they really...

They should have done this years ago, they really missed the boat. That thing is nearly a clone to my WRR,....even looks the same in most areas. But,.....it is 2k cheaper. Thats gonna be a big seller.
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
The links I have seen say it will be for sale in...

The links I have seen say it will be for sale in Europe and Japan, and possibly Canada. Haven't seen any release in the states. So the price may be higher in the US. Also, the 104 mpg (imperial) was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
Yeah I have seen some posts there, and also on...

Yeah I have seen some posts there, and also on the WR250R mega thread here that make some pretty outragious claims. Wouldnt trade mine for any bike out there, but some of these folks claim theirs can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8,216
Views: 2,271,030
Posted By grubbie
You can get the WR down that low. The lowering...

You can get the WR down that low. The lowering link goes 2 inches, stock lowering is over 1/2 inch. But,....a 250 loaded down with gear, is still a 250 loaded down with gear. The WR will slow down on...
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