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Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Im quite sure it is 92-96. The 97 CR was a...

Im quite sure it is 92-96. The 97 CR was a totally different bike.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Hi VV. Im out here in Vegas as well. For my DS'n...

Hi VV. Im out here in Vegas as well. For my DS'n needs I use a plated XR650R and it works really well for this area. Your the same height as I am and the XR is great for taller riders. If you want to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Not a Canadian. I was born in NC and transplanted...

Not a Canadian. I was born in NC and transplanted to Las Vegas. Im just an opinionated Redneck/Desert Rat that had the opportunity to go ride mtn.bikes in many different places but a wife and kid...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Yeah whatever dude. Im done but as in my original...

Yeah whatever dude. Im done but as in my original post I stated that I did not know the motorcycle side of things but I do know the Company and thats what I started in referrence to until all the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
If you look the ladder turns sharpe to the right...

If you look the ladder turns sharpe to the right at the bottom of the staircase where theres a gap drop (10ft down) to another wooden lander. This pic is of the infamous GMG trail in BC. Those damn...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Yeah Ive ridden Snowshoe WV quite a few times . I...

Yeah Ive ridden Snowshoe WV quite a few times . I have some friends who design and build trails there. They built Hairball if you ever rode that one. If you want to ride a fun place alot narlier than...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I know this is about Cannondale Motorcycles but...

I know this is about Cannondale Motorcycles but if you call me out on their mtn.bikes then here ya go. First off. I know three different people who had those POS Lefty forks and had trouble getting...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,358
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I dont know the Motorcycle side of Cannondale but...

I dont know the Motorcycle side of Cannondale but if it is anything like their Mountain Bicycles side of things I know why the company failed. Can you say Junk! I've been involved in the mtn.bike...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
As a kid I thought those bikes along with the...

As a kid I thought those bikes along with the YZ's & the giant orange Can Am's were just wicked. When I was 15 I bought an old KDX400 that was just a blast to rip on. All those old big bore Smokers...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,073
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I had a 96 620SX and it did not have the oil in...

I had a 96 620SX and it did not have the oil in the frame. Post some pics and lets have a look-see at the bike.
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
My Easter Adventure

My wife , Daughter and I headed up to our little weekend getaway on the Nevada/Arizona boarder. I had a couple of guys that were going up to ride with me but it fell through so I solo'd the weekend...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 42,910
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Heres my two beat'r bikes. I have a total...

Heres my two beat'r bikes. I have a total investment of $2400 in both of them.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 662,564
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
A word of advice from someone who painted a set...

A word of advice from someone who painted a set of rims once and will never do it again. If you do ANY offroading with your bike the paint is not going to stay on. It will chip from the rocks and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 662,564
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Did I ever tell you guys about some crazy guy on...

Did I ever tell you guys about some crazy guy on a BMW bringing me a set of rims & spokes for my XR strapped to his back from Az.? Thanks again Winterhk for the hookup on the wheels! Xr400 the pics...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 662,564
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
These were taking this morning....

These were taking this morning. http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff151/bba186/100_2315.jpg http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff151/bba186/100_2308.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Just curious, are you running an aftermarket...

Just curious, are you running an aftermarket exhaust on your bike?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Ive heard of Big balls, computer balls, eight...

Ive heard of Big balls, computer balls, eight balls and blue balls but never tire balls! Very interesting but damn thats kind of a high price dont ya think?
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Well Joe I think your looking at this the wrong...

Well Joe I think your looking at this the wrong way. When I buy a new truck the very first thing I will do is take my key and knick it somewhere on the bedside just so I have that first scratch over...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,187
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I really like my Maxxis IT's for off/on road on...

I really like my Maxxis IT's for off/on road on my XRR650. It's true they are not labeled so if your ever stopped and the cop wants to be a total a-hole and check your tires he would no "For offroad...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
You could just leave the handle mount on there...

You could just leave the handle mount on there and a quick release for the shovel head and a folding handle so you could actually take the shovel off in case of an emergency and use it:D ! Never feel...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
The pic of your youngest riding in front of you...

The pic of your youngest riding in front of you is awesome. I cant wait for my daughter to be old enough to ride with me. I started out at the age of 4 riding and I hear so many parents today saying...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 255,992
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
My lil XRR is going in for surgery today, well Im...

My lil XRR is going in for surgery today, well Im actually doing the operation but she has developed a carb cough that must be taking care of. Wish her luck and anyone wanting to send sympathy cards...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,958
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
EXACTLY!!! Just like so many imagining that the...

EXACTLY!!! Just like so many imagining that the KLR is great offroad!:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,958
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
The next time your out on a KLR just imaging it...

The next time your out on a KLR just imaging it with more wheels and there you go.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,958
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Light, good in the dirt and on the street? We are...

Light, good in the dirt and on the street? We are talking about the same bike right? KLR 650??? Just wondering where I can sample a KLR like your describing because its not light, handles like a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I looked at one the other day while I was at the...

I looked at one the other day while I was at the dealership picking up some parts and thought it was a great looking bike. I have not looked into any specs on the bike but it should do great on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,958
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
+1 on that advise! The KLR is ALOT more of an...

+1 on that advise! The KLR is ALOT more of an adventure bike rather than what I consider a true dualsport. I still wonder how the KLR earned the DS title and has not been thrown in with the other...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
You do know that your going to have to change...

You do know that your going to have to change your name to JohnnyXRR! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Thumb The tank is a 4.3 gal Clarke. I bought the bike...

The tank is a 4.3 gal Clarke. I bought the bike with it already installed but I've had it on and off several times with no issues at all. I like the fact that I can venture WAY OUT into the desert...
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,462
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Congrats on getting your pig together. Great...

Congrats on getting your pig together. Great looking bike. Your right about the Unibiker Rad guards, they are one big pain in the a$$ to take on & off but they will pay for its self when the time...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I agree. The 606 will go along way as well but it...

I agree. The 606 will go along way as well but it is a true knobby tire so it's going to ride rougher and they will get a nice "freight train" type of roar to them at about 1k!
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,899
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I think any size XR is one of the most dependable...

I think any size XR is one of the most dependable and reliable bikes you could possibly ever own!! I've owned a few of them including my current XR650R and will trust it to go anywhere.........and...
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Man leave me out of it from here on out!! Im so...

Man leave me out of it from here on out!! Im so done with this BS!! So you have at it but Im not beating this already beat'n dead horse a hundred times over again! If you want a KLR, buy it!:csm
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,510
Views: 1,479,905
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Thanks dlrider for the story & pics. I miss...

Thanks dlrider for the story & pics. I miss Wilson Creek and all those epic spots around Linville. I have covered about every corner of that area either by foot (hiking) or by Mtn.biking and have...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Sorry DUDE!! I guess my anti-KLR rants are...

Sorry DUDE!! I guess my anti-KLR rants are allowed to only a limited amount:eek1 ! As for wound up tight, nope, not all all! It seems no one REALLY hears mine and a few others that are just telling...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Oh stop it! You had me at "I do know what you...

Oh stop it! You had me at "I do know what you mean though":cry ! Touching story RR!
Now see your not the only smartass on here who likes to stir the pot!!:D
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
Very well put Reconsmr!! I was the poor un-known...

Very well put Reconsmr!! I was the poor un-known rider or in my own definition "Idiot" that bought a KLR off the internet without gving it a spin first. I had one guy that I knew telling me that the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
I think that quote can be for BOTH sides of the...

I think that quote can be for BOTH sides of the isle on this issue!!!
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,739
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
No worries RR! If I come of anal in my anti-KLR...

No worries RR! If I come of anal in my anti-KLR post it is not intentional!! I guess Im trying to be the devils advocate for information on this bike. I will be the first to admit that I WILL NEVER...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,676
Posted By Dr.BillyBA
With my XRR I thinlk its better to just tape a...

With my XRR I thinlk its better to just tape a flashlight to your helment!! I have ridden alot at night with it and Im still amazed I have not smacked into anything yet? (Upgrade coming). I have...
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