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Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 137,590
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. That kind of range will be fine. ...

Thanks. That kind of range will be fine.




I used Wolfman tank bags with 2 of the MSR bags on my 09 Husaberg FE450. Gave me the range but I kept hitting my knees on them and had to keep them...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 137,590
Posted By SCExpat
2010 or newer for the Beta engines. A little...

2010 or newer for the Beta engines. A little reading has found that they seem to be bulletproof, as everyone here already knows.

Looks like there was some change in 2014 or 15 and only the 3.1 IMS...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 137,590
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks for the replies and help.

Does your bike have the KTM engine or is that made by Beta? Same oil for engine and trany??? Why have them separate then? Or is this what you do to keep it simple? How did you know the oil pump gears...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 137,590
Posted By SCExpat
Had a DR650 but wanted something more dirt...

Had a DR650 but wanted something more dirt oriented so I got a 09 Husaberg FE450. Perfect bike.....but no easy way to increase the range, without spending big $$$. Mostly ride fire roads and 2 track....
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 137,590
Posted By SCExpat
498RR as a DS???

Anyone ride a 498RR as a dual sport/off road bike? I am interested in a 2013 but have not been able to find anything about them online....other than some specs. Real easy to get plated here in Idaho...
Forum: Trials 11-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By SCExpat
A bit off of the Gaerne here:...

A bit off of the Gaerne here: http://www.atomic-moto.com/Gaerne-Boot-Sale_c_334.html?mc_cid=66ad7bd36c&mc_eid=7bba169baf

I found a good deal on some Gaernes on eBay. There may be others but my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,386
Posted By SCExpat
The Quota's were only made (or imported) for 2...

The Quota's were only made (or imported) for 2 years. 2000 and 2001 I think. There are some scrambler parts for the V7 so you can build your own. Look really fun and makes me want one! :clap...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5,989
Views: 880,951
Posted By SCExpat
The one in the flea market is mine. The only...

The one in the flea market is mine. The only reason I am selling is that there is not an easy, reasonable cost, way to carry more gas. I use it as a DS and it is just incredible. Never lacking power,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,102
Posted By SCExpat
I got a "Kush" sprocket for my 09 FE450 just for...

I got a "Kush" sprocket for my 09 FE450 just for peace of mind when I do end up on pavement. The first time I rode it I could feel a difference.
Anybody know where there is a good deal on a 2014...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5,989
Views: 880,951
Posted By SCExpat
Dang........I just paid $80 for the Vibrinators....

Dang........I just paid $80 for the Vibrinators. They help some (not quite as much as I had hoped) but my left hand still gets numb if I don't take a break every 30 minutes or so. :puke1

Waht...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
I do like the shoe goo a new sole on idea.....but...

I do like the shoe goo a new sole on idea.....but after buying the Novogar soles and shoe goo it's just over $50. I would rather invest that into some boots that will last longer than a couple years....
Forum: Trials 10-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By SCExpat
What class did you guys (or girls) ride? How did...

What class did you guys (or girls) ride? How did you like the sections?

I rode amateur Sat. and intermediate Sun. and thought they were very challenging.
Forum: Trials 10-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By SCExpat
I hope the dog is OK now. I rode both days as it...

I hope the dog is OK now. I rode both days as it is just too long of a drive from Caldwell (near Boise) to go for one day. Glad you had a good experience and plan on ridding more next year. That had...
Forum: Trials 10-13-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By SCExpat
Ryan Young

Have a look at http://www.rypusa.com/

You can also Google a part # or just the model and part you are looking for.
Forum: Trials 10-07-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
Since I don't have a belt sander, think I'll take...

Since I don't have a belt sander, think I'll take the boots to the shoe shop and see if they can smooth them out for me.

Thanks.
Forum: Trials 10-07-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
Good to know. Thanks for removing my...

Good to know. Thanks for removing my fear/misconceptions about multiple socks......not that I'll ever have a shoe/boot with that much room. :rofl

When I see you on the rocks it reminds of seeing...
Forum: Trials 10-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,280
Posted By SCExpat
Hey, good to see some <s> fresh blood </s> new...

Hey, good to see some <s> fresh blood </s> new riders there. :evil Most people will be really friendly and offer up more advice than you'll want. We group check so you will be riding with the other...
Forum: Trials 10-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
Being a <s> cheap bastard </s> little thrifty I...

Being a <s> cheap bastard </s> little thrifty I had thought about that and may just give it a try. The tops are good but the leading outside edges are a bit worn from hitting stuff. Did you get new...
Forum: Trials 10-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks for all the replies. I have some ideas...

Thanks for all the replies. I have some ideas other than taking an axe to my feet. :D



I checked my Novogars and they are actually size 13. I remember them being a bit tight when I got them but...
Forum: Trials 10-04-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By SCExpat
Question What boots for BIG feet?

My 2 year old Novogar boots have worn through the soles. Kind of disappointed as the were almost $300.:eek1
Took them to get resoled but they told me there was not enough on the edges to sew to and...
Forum: Trials 09-26-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,280
Posted By SCExpat
Make sure to say hi if you go. I'm the fat guy...

Make sure to say hi if you go. I'm the fat guy from Caldwell Idaho with a Beta 300 Evo and a silver Kia Sorento with a hitch hauler. I'll walk you through sign up and if the Aussie comes, who I think...
Forum: Trials 09-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,280
Posted By SCExpat
Good to hear the bike is used to get more riders...

Good to hear the bike is used to get more riders into trials. I found the plug wrench for the bike and can give it to you there. Brian and Bart are also coming and maybe even Vern will make an...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,280
Posted By SCExpat
Was it the Aussie.....Miles? If he sold his...

Was it the Aussie.....Miles? If he sold his Montesa I hope he got another bike.... A new 2 stroke Beta as everyone knows the're the best. :evil Good guy and fun to ride with.

You know there is an...
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By SCExpat
My 02 Rev-3 was the same. Google "Beta clutch...

My 02 Rev-3 was the same. Google "Beta clutch fix". Not that hard to do but it takes some time. The best oil I found to use was PJ1 clutch tuner and Bel-Ray Gear Saver. Even after doing the clutch...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,855
Posted By SCExpat
From my whole 3 years or living in Caldwell....30...

From my whole 3 years or living in Caldwell....30 miles west of Boise. Seems like there is winter and summer with only a 2 week transition. The AC or heater is always used except for those 2 week...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 790,812
Posted By SCExpat
I have a couple of pistols that I have not shot...

I have a couple of pistols that I have not shot for a while. See ya there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,785
Posted By SCExpat
Being that trials bikes are kind of rare and the...

Being that trials bikes are kind of rare and the small ones much more so, I think your best bet would be the trials specific forum. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799438

Good luck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,785
Posted By SCExpat
Only 3 days notice.....:cry I just made other...

Only 3 days notice.....:cry I just made other plans. Would like to go and ride one of your club events sometime........but no big teeter totter. :deal

Hey I missed you at Whiskey Gulch and you...
Forum: Trials 08-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 344,395
Posted By SCExpat
Great video, thanks for posting. Really looks...

Great video, thanks for posting. Really looks like a great place to ride. As for the Husaberg vid you don't really say how you think the 2014 501 is compared to the 70 degree 570. :ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 790,812
Posted By SCExpat
Very cool. Thanks for the chance, I am thinking...

Very cool. Thanks for the chance, I am thinking that since you need to test the gear all your rides must be a write off. Brilliant! :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By SCExpat
I saw that on one site and it sounded great. See...

I saw that on one site and it sounded great. See an active volcano and then ride to a hotel on the beach. I am sure it will be hard not to have a great time.

Tried surfing once......the ocean won....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. I'll check them out. A quick look and I...

Thanks. I'll check them out. A quick look and I kinda want a bike with more performance than DR400/650.




I would like to ride a blue bike. A Husaberg. :D But a KTM will do. Don't really want...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. I'll check them out. Have a fun trip and...

Thanks. I'll check them out. Have a fun trip and looking forward to your ride report. :deal





We (brother and I so far) want to show up with our riding gear and have a guide to follow and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By SCExpat
I'm going. Just wanted to see if any others have...

I'm going. Just wanted to see if any others have gone and could give feedback on the company they went with. They all look good but you never know. :norton
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By SCExpat
Costa Rica off road tours???

I am wanting to escape a bit of the winter here and am thinking why not go to Costa Rica for some off road riding.
Yea I know....ADVrider why don't I just ride there. :huh ...
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,045
Posted By SCExpat
My biased opinion........

FWIW. I started with a 2002 Beta Rev-3 270 and loved it. After riding and competing for almost 2 years I got an offer on a 2010 Gasgas 300 race I could not pass up. The suspension and brakes were...
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 344,395
Posted By SCExpat
I take it that is the Ryan Young class? I'll see...

I take it that is the Ryan Young class? I'll see you there.
There is an INTA trials in the same area the training will be held next weekend. http://www.inwta.com/DOCS/INTAROUND%208%202014.doc

I...
Forum: Trials 07-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,046
Posted By SCExpat
LMAO. You do know them. :rofl Must have been...

LMAO. You do know them. :rofl Must have been before they switched to Sod. The trials family is really not that big.
Forum: Trials 07-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 27,046
Posted By SCExpat
One of my mentors I ride with most every Sunday...

One of my mentors I ride with most every Sunday is Vern Gugulimeli. His brother used to race and compete in trials until he died in an off road MC accident. Just wondering if it is him as it is not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By SCExpat
Leslie Gulch

Hard to beat the feeling of riding in a mini (still huge) Grand Canyon.

http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/site_info.php?siteid=286...
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