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Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 233,378
Posted By bobfab
wheres that?

wheres that?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,547
Posted By bobfab
this is a trail called rainbow trail in WA state...

this is a trail called rainbow trail in WA state if i recall correctly.

This sounds like a fun ride! Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By bobfab
i am not sure that information is accurate, the...

i am not sure that information is accurate, the DRZ400ks are kick only without a battery. I used to kickstart my 400E with a dead battery all the time.

I never tried to kickstart my DRZ250, the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 506,064
Posted By bobfab
sorry for the soliciting post, i am in the...

sorry for the soliciting post, i am in the process of buying my first house and selling my VFR, she will be missed but has too much life left to sit in the garage!!
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
id buy one that is more than just 1 gallon...

id buy one that is more than just 1 gallon bigger. I really like the IMS ones for the WRR, i wish they would do something similar for the CRF
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,456
Posted By bobfab
Honda CRM? Looks awesome :D :lurk

Honda CRM? Looks awesome :D

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
me too. Im a honda guy and despite over 5 years...

me too. Im a honda guy and despite over 5 years of owning the DRZ, the honda just fits better... well for me. :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By bobfab
any photos from this? i was off getting married...

any photos from this? i was off getting married but def want to do it next year!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,791
Posted By bobfab
15" rear wheel? Very interesting

15" rear wheel? Very interesting
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
not from J&H ride, actually a week prior. But i...

not from J&H ride, actually a week prior. But i would really like to do that ride next year, i had conflicts this year!

It was a 1996-2001 YZ125. It was only ~25$ many moons ago.
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
I have done that and it isnt nearly as hard as...

I have done that and it isnt nearly as hard as it sounds.

I also had a set of 705's on my spare DRZ wheels, great tires for the street but as folks note, not great in the dirt. They do wear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By bobfab
you dont have to look to hard for great riding in...

you dont have to look to hard for great riding in the BV area either. I have spent a couple weekend trips there and its been great, not too remote.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,829
Posted By bobfab
This is very true. I have lived in the greater...

This is very true. I have lived in the greater denver area for the past 4 years and just recently started travelling to OKC for work. there is no comparison between the cost of living between OKC and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,329
Posted By bobfab
TRUTH! I have been trolling this conversation and...

TRUTH! I have been trolling this conversation and a loyal DRZ owner for years. I even had two at the same time for a couple months.

Bottom line, if you start getting into hard enough dirt riding...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12,055
Views: 1,526,486
Posted By bobfab
damn clean looking KTM360 ...

damn clean looking KTM360

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4650708125.html

no affiliation.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
The Pr3's are far superior to the battlax tires....

The Pr3's are far superior to the battlax tires. I have had both on various sportbikes and there really is no comparison, except for the price!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 14,375
Views: 1,075,978
Posted By bobfab
I have owned a couple of those KE100's, that one...

I have owned a couple of those KE100's, that one looks to be more complete than any of the ones i have had :D

Those carbs are annoying to access and troubleshoot air leaks! Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,337
Posted By bobfab
This is true. I had raced my CRF230L in a...

This is true. I had raced my CRF230L in a harescramble or two and flogged it out in the SoCal desert. They are great bikes but pushed beyond their means they really struggle and stuff breaks....the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,437
Posted By bobfab
It blew down or apart last year, so they have...

It blew down or apart last year, so they have been rebuilding it. No idea what it actually is.... damn buisness travel, i would be all over this one!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,219,865
Posted By bobfab
Now asking 5200$, i met with the credit union...

Now asking 5200$, i met with the credit union today and it should be drama free to get the title.
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 34,629
Posted By bobfab
amazing outcome!!

amazing outcome!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 13,522
Posted By bobfab
:nod just did kingston yesterday on a stock...

:nod

just did kingston yesterday on a stock CRF250L, momentum is key. When i got home i was wondering if it could be done on a big bike and my final thought was: yes, but it'd have to be a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,171
Posted By bobfab
i fail to see the appeal for a quad rider to ride...

i fail to see the appeal for a quad rider to ride single track. GRRRR!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,219,865
Posted By bobfab
Selling my VFR. 2nd Owner <10k miles. Buying a...

Selling my VFR. 2nd Owner <10k miles. Buying a house and too much business travel to justify owning so many bikes.
...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By bobfab
or the US for that matter. Super cool lil bikes!

or the US for that matter. Super cool lil bikes!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,467
Posted By bobfab
Great thread! Keep em coming!

Great thread! Keep em coming!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By bobfab
Damn you just missed out on this one. I just...

Damn you just missed out on this one. I just drove my truck from Denver to State College for my wedding 3 weeks ago. What are the odds? Just missed it!! Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
I am on a quest for mtn passes this summer, i...

I am on a quest for mtn passes this summer, i should give this one a try! Looks fun!!
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
It is the TCI windscreen, pricey but i was able...

It is the TCI windscreen, pricey but i was able to snag a used one on ebay for about half price. Works really well for keeping the wind off your chest. I Do not have any out of garage pictures, but...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
I have gotten replacement mirrors from HDB & Paul...

I have gotten replacement mirrors from HDB & Paul before. Not a big deal. Great product and fantastic local dude.

The HDB guards wont work with the stock bars, but you will likely want to upgrade...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,496
Posted By bobfab
re: picture: :rofl ridgeline owner here. I...

re: picture: :rofl

ridgeline owner here. I havent done black bear specifically but the ridge has handled everything i have done, keep in mind i dont do "real" offroading or seek out offroad trails...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12,055
Views: 1,526,486
Posted By bobfab
http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4568100847.html ...

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4568100847.html

John (the OP), i am sorry if you are on ADV, but what do you think makes this "cafe" bike worth 3k!? geez!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,123
Posted By bobfab
agreed^^^ My CRF250L has been a good...

agreed^^^

My CRF250L has been a good compromise bike also, but not enough grunt compared to the 650's on the road.

Best bet for new rider, one bike, no trailer, i would get a DR650, Wr250r or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,055
Posted By bobfab
we just rode from dinner station south for an...

we just rode from dinner station south for an hour along 424 a couple weeks ago, great riding. It seemed open to motos to me.

maybe some #'s from this diagram would help the discussion:
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7,952
Views: 2,153,030
Posted By bobfab
This bike looks so remarkably similar to a suzuki...

This bike looks so remarkably similar to a suzuki GS500 but a V-twin instead of inline twin, even the bottom end engine cases look the same! edit: well not exactly the same but similar :)
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 32,473
Posted By bobfab
Wally world also sells universal peel and stick...

Wally world also sells universal peel and stick reflectors. For $5, its worth it to buy them for inspection rather than have to reschedule if you fail.
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10,061
Views: 1,794,778
Posted By bobfab
I will likely switch to this setup too when the...

I will likely switch to this setup too when the stock wears out. I have a lightly used MT43 left over from my old dual sport. Stoked to get it on, but cant seem to wear the stock tires fast enough :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12,055
Views: 1,526,486
Posted By bobfab
I bought my 2004 KTM 200 for 1200$ in the...

I bought my 2004 KTM 200 for 1200$ in the beginning of last summer. Saw it that morning and swooped it up at lunch, they are tough to find as-is, let alone at that price range!

Best (most...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By bobfab
i have done uship a couple times now between CO...

i have done uship a couple times now between CO and PA. The rates are entirely subjective on workload and gas prices. I have noticed of the 3 (4?) times i did it, it got more expensive each time. You...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14,977
Views: 2,219,865
Posted By bobfab
wells shit, i woulda taken that too! Ah well!

wells shit, i woulda taken that too! Ah well!
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