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Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,339
Posted By scorch
Agreed. Pretty soon its going to be a 400cc.

Agreed. Pretty soon its going to be a 400cc.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,026
Posted By scorch
I have the same thing on my ninja 250 forks. BUt...

I have the same thing on my ninja 250 forks. BUt has yours started leaking after the 350 miles?

mine started leaking again after 500 miles. For the first few i thought i fixed it. Let me know if...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-17-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By scorch
removed all the screws and split the cases. It...

removed all the screws and split the cases. It was pretty wet inside and i really hope after it dries well i can get it to work. Looked up the prices of 276c's and they still hold their value really...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By scorch
oh no. i did tryt o power it on, but did not turn...

oh no. i did tryt o power it on, but did not turn on or even made a beep. But when it was raining it shut down, and then i turned it back on. I wonder if it shorted out that way.

im trying to get...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By scorch
276c got wet..

My 276c got wet today in a freak thunderstorm and now i cant get it to work. The glass seems to have moisture inside and it wont turn on. The gps is sopposed to be water proof. Can someone recommend...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By scorch
Ill have to take a trip up to Newfoundland one of...

Ill have to take a trip up to Newfoundland one of these days! i bet its awesome.

Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By scorch
He Trashcan, great talking to you too. Next time...

He Trashcan, great talking to you too. Next time im there lets go riding. It has go to be nice to be so close to so many great roads. And georgia was really nice too.

on another note i videoed my...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By scorch
hey thats me!!!:deal

hey thats me!!!:deal
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By scorch
can anyone tell me what bird is this? I heard him...

can anyone tell me what bird is this? I heard him outside my tent. I imagine a turkey since i almost ran one over at the dragon
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm5BifjAq8c&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,329
Posted By scorch
A week of riding on my 250

Being a teacher definatly has its perks. I had a week of vacation and decided i needed to get away. I wasnt sure where i wanted to go. I had hopes of going to New Orleans, but never made it. But i...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 280,329
Posted By scorch
should have done it this weekend. But ill do it...

should have done it this weekend. But ill do it this coming weekend hopefully. Since i have 2 ninja 250's i usually ride the one that has a tank full of gas.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 280,329
Posted By scorch
Hi JGNC, i just found you post regarding the cold...

Hi JGNC, i just found you post regarding the cold starting on your old gen ninja. I got a 02 ninja that is the same way! I didnt think it could be a carb issue. I bought a new starter and solenoid...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 69,020
Posted By scorch
The nc700x might be my next bike. But im not sure...

The nc700x might be my next bike. But im not sure now with the cb500x. It all depends on reliability and maintenance. the nc700 uses nut valve adjustment type, and you dont even have to remove the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By scorch
I know i should know this a bit better. But it...

I know i should know this a bit better. But it had a valve adjustment at 75kish miles. It still worked, but something was not in tolerance.. I really need to pay more attention to these thing.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 280,329
Posted By scorch
i fine with that, ill pick up another old gen 250...

i fine with that, ill pick up another old gen 250 and ride the hell out of it. I bought my 02 ninja for 400$
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,938
Posted By scorch
Thats pretty amazing. those 300's are awesome....

Thats pretty amazing. those 300's are awesome. and get great mpg too
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,938
Posted By scorch
its hard to beat the price of these machines for...

its hard to beat the price of these machines for commuting.

I have a 02 and a 08. Not sure what gen those are.

But the 08 in a way is a great commuter because it has 17inch tires, and i can...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 28,951
Posted By scorch
fantastico

fantastico
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 7,564
Views: 1,117,125
Posted By scorch
Id like a nc700x, but i have only saves 400$...

Id like a nc700x, but i have only saves 400$ towards it. It will be a while. But ill buy used.
Forum: Americas 11-03-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By scorch
Where to go for a week long winter ride from Maryland

Just wanted to hear some ideas on rides if you had a week off for christmas holidays. Where would you ride.

Im in Maryland, and im considering riding south to warmer weather and maybe make my way...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By scorch
I plan on keeping her for a while, and if i do. I...

I plan on keeping her for a while, and if i do. I might start thinking of a new engine in the future. But 75k is pretty good for a top end rebuild. The bike feels smooth and powerful, but noisy due...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By scorch
Its a 2008. I also have a 2002 ninja that i share...

Its a 2008. I also have a 2002 ninja that i share some miles with.
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By scorch
Yeah, some things went wrong. I had a top end...

Yeah, some things went wrong. I had a top end rebuilt at 75k miles. So it has 5k on the top end now. The starter also died at around 20k miles.

But more reliable than alot of bikes i've had that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,921
Posted By scorch
Finaly at 80k on my ninja 250

And i thought id share this photo i took today. Not as many miles as i thought id have by now. But still alot for me. And ive kept this bike longer than most. It still looks pretty good with 80k...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,819
Posted By scorch
To me, the 250 does classify as a sport bike....

To me, the 250 does classify as a sport bike. Maybe i have strange standards. But even if its slightly more upright than a super sport, it still has everything a sport bike has. The pre gens look...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,819
Posted By scorch
most super sportbikes dont have centerstands. Its...

most super sportbikes dont have centerstands. Its a huge downside for sure, but there are ways to go about it. Last week i installed a new tire and sprockets and chain on the 08, and i didnt use a...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,818
Posted By scorch
I loved my speed triple, looked exactly like that...

I loved my speed triple, looked exactly like that one. Put 75k miles on it and loved it. Best bike ive had
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,819
Posted By scorch
Owning currently a 2002 and a 2008, i would say...

Owning currently a 2002 and a 2008, i would say the opposite that the 08 is a much better bike with better build quality. It has its bad sides as well. But the handling is far superior on the 08,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,819
Posted By scorch
welcome to the world of economic bikes. I sold my...

welcome to the world of economic bikes. I sold my st1300 and bought a 08 ninj aand loved it so much that i bought a 2002 ninja 250. They are great bikes. If someone told me in the beginning how cheap...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,280
Posted By scorch
Not much miles considering some of the riders...

Not much miles considering some of the riders here.
But my 2008 ninja 250r currently has 78k

it has had a top end rebuild at 74k
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13,719
Views: 4,724,945
Posted By scorch
aveiro portugal ...

aveiro portugal
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/q71/s720x720/992874_10152954086385109_74810963_n.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13,719
Views: 4,724,945
Posted By scorch
in front of my village in Portugal, Coura ...

in front of my village in Portugal, Coura
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/p480x480/1017543_10153044303210109_1314903610_n.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 40,275
Posted By scorch
Great thread, ive thought about electric bikes...

Great thread, ive thought about electric bikes before but didnt want to be a guinea pig. Ill be tracking this, and hopefully the bike will be reliable and make us all want electric bikes.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-23-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 43,630
Posted By scorch
I often think about how long a bike will last...

I often think about how long a bike will last too. And its quite a concern for me. My ninja 250r has 76k, if a 250 can do 76k then a ktm 990 can easily do that as well and beyond.

I just wish...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 121,022
Posted By scorch
going riding this memorial day weekend. leave...

going riding this memorial day weekend. leave friday at 9am from sheetz in haymarket, va and get back to civilization on monday night. trying to go to deals gap, but if i only make it halfway and see...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,818
Posted By scorch
I had one just like that, with a corbin seat too....

I had one just like that, with a corbin seat too. One of the most memorable bikes i have had. I put 75k miles on it, then sold it, never heard from her again. But ive always wanted another one, its...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 40,994
Posted By scorch
http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/08_...

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/08_supersport_tour165.jpg

St1300.. too smooth, too mechanical no character.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 280,329
Posted By scorch
http://www.skippii.com/pics/250/KB1.jpg hell...

http://www.skippii.com/pics/250/KB1.jpg

hell of a cool pic
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 280,329
Posted By scorch
those are givi e21's, great bags for cheap. Top...

those are givi e21's, great bags for cheap. Top loading which is a good benefit and looks pretty decent.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 36,763
Posted By scorch
here are some pics from the 2012 rally ninja 250 ...

here are some pics from the 2012 rally ninja 250
The amazing spidermen
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7112/7725286622_b8c8a8556a_c.jpg


wet socks...
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