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Forum: Thumpers Today, 02:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
How did you like the 450EXC?

How did you like the 450EXC?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Huh - I've ridden all three on my bike and much...

Huh - I've ridden all three on my bike and much prefer the K270 off-road on the DR? Hooks up better for me. I do like the others for the street, but have no complaints on the K270 on the DR.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
My favorite offroad DOT tire that I run on the DR...

My favorite offroad DOT tire that I run on the DR right now...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Why wouldn't I just get the LC4 at that point...

Why wouldn't I just get the LC4 at that point instead? Weight is the same but the DRZ certainly isn't an LC4 Enduro. The gear ratios in the DRZ are worse for the highway than the LC4 as well. ...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Damn you.... More to think about! Haha ...

Damn you.... More to think about! Haha

Actually I wouldn't mind having a little higher strung bike while I am 'younger'. Hmm. My brother has a WR but I haven't gotten to ride it yet.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Cruise down the highway (not interstate) on them...

Cruise down the highway (not interstate) on them on the way to/from trails for 'extended' say an hour at 55/65 mph? Actually the back roads I take I will average 45-55 steady on days with no...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Oh OK. :clap I have no experience with one. ...

Oh OK. :clap I have no experience with one. Guess all the gloom and doom I read about is from prior that don't own them?:D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Not too awful gnarly, I ride a DR250 ;). I...

Not too awful gnarly, I ride a DR250 ;).

I ride alone a lot in the woods. Rocky double track (what PA Forestry calls driveable trails), some single track. Very occasionally steep wet uphill very...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Hmmmm. There is a 450exc plated near me (less...

Hmmmm. There is a 450exc plated near me (less than 75 miles away).

Never considered one for daily dual sporting given the maintenance schedules and my commuting usage.


EDIT: You guys are...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
They hold up to daily abuse of commuting? I...

They hold up to daily abuse of commuting? I detect some sarcasm! ;)

Looks like:

RFS:
00-06 400/450/520/525/560/610
07 450xc, 450exc, 525(all), 560
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Can you cruise 65 steady no problem? ...

Can you cruise 65 steady no problem?

Wheelies to clear obstacles?

Originally I was torn between the 351 and WRR thinking they had to have more power being more modern engines. Then I saw the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Shhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!! Stuff is not as...

Shhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!

Stuff is not as inflated as it is in CA - probably due to not as many riders?
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
I do.... Guess I am kind of trying to convince...

I do.... Guess I am kind of trying to convince myself that I don't need the power, brakes, suspension, handling.... Haha

Seriously - The WR is probably world's better than the DR. KLX maybe not...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Commute = Surface Streets - rarely do I ride on...

Commute = Surface Streets - rarely do I ride on the highway regardless of bike.

The LC4 I am looking at are all under $3K.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,107
Posted By falcn
Can't make up my mind - KTM 640 LC4E, WR250R, KLX250S

Yes! Another comparison/discussion/What the hell am I going to buy thread:

I'm getting newer dual sport (to me) than my 1993 DR250SE.

The DR has been stone reliable - but leaving me wanting...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,599
Posted By falcn
PM'ed Uncle Duke as suggested.

PM'ed Uncle Duke as suggested.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By falcn
Make sure you set your fork/shock preload...

Make sure you set your fork/shock preload correctly front/rear first before making more geometry changes.
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,599
Posted By falcn
Holy crap - I didn't know about this or I would...

Holy crap - I didn't know about this or I would have signed up. I used to corner captain with MARRC.
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44,454
Views: 8,534,656
Posted By falcn
Yeehaw - can't wait to take this for a spin. ...

Yeehaw - can't wait to take this for a spin. :clap :rofl:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,026
Posted By falcn
Blown head gasket?

Blown head gasket?
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,026
Posted By falcn
I've been contemplating getting and LC4 Enduro -...

I've been contemplating getting and LC4 Enduro - or going with a KLX250S with 351 kit...

I'm not too worried about the main bearing replacement (the bike I was looking at is NOS it seems, very low...
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
Excellent info about not effecting bottom end...

Excellent info about not effecting bottom end offriad, thank you!

I was wondering in the future when I open the engine cases if I could put in a taller 6th gear ratio from another duc motor......
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
No I don't post on Bikeexif. I meant...

No I don't post on Bikeexif.

I meant grinding the motor swingarm case protrusions, not the swingarm.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
The swingarm pivot is pretty easy to modify to...

The swingarm pivot is pretty easy to modify to fit the Elefant frame. Many Elefant owners have done it with angle grinders. :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 184,274
Posted By falcn
Check out the threads on Conserve the Ride - they...

Check out the threads on Conserve the Ride - they are in the Rothrock Area.
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
Yeah but is it salvageable?

Yeah but is it salvageable?
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
You can fit an ST2 with high compression...

You can fit an ST2 with high compression pistons...

How dead is your motor? New pistons and heads and sleeves?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 184,274
Posted By falcn
OMG head straight North! Michaux, Bald...

OMG head straight North!

Michaux, Bald Eagle, Rothrock, Poe Valley - hundreds of miles of gravel roads and driveable trails. Head further north if you get bored in there and hit Sproul - 128...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,478
Posted By falcn
I acquired a Biolite Stove and love it over my...

I acquired a Biolite Stove and love it over my multi-fuel camp stove. Yeah I have to gather wood to use it, but it can also help charge my helmet SMH-10 intercom, etc. The Biolite pairs well with...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
750 heads and milder cams for torque. A common...

750 heads and milder cams for torque. A common upgrade is the larger valve heads and 900SS cams.

If I dig into my engine, I will slap on 944 cylinders, with ST2 pistons and not high compression...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 25,845
Views: 3,108,566
Posted By falcn
UHm....looks like a 2-stroke cylinder?

UHm....looks like a 2-stroke cylinder?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 15,524
Posted By falcn
:rofl Oh man...great one. Your friend...

:rofl

Oh man...great one.

Your friend is a 12 year old girl? I didn't think they gave licenses to preteens.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,868
Posted By falcn
xt250 or used xt225 My 5'1 wife rides and...

xt250 or used xt225

My 5'1 wife rides and unlowered XT225.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-31-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 29,920
Posted By falcn
Oooh. Need to hit this up one of these days. I...

Oooh. Need to hit this up one of these days. I can see a Western branch through ANF just going to OH/PA/WV....
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,763
Posted By falcn
Sorry to jump in but I saw some discussion on...

Sorry to jump in but I saw some discussion on Heat shields for the DR250/350 and protecting that side panel with soft bags:

There are these universal clamp on heat shield available like the one...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,987
Posted By falcn
We did 600 miles on the little DS bikes for...

We did 600 miles on the little DS bikes for Conserve the Ride 2014. Stayed off the highways until the very end of the return trip when we had to make time to be able to get the dog from the kennel....
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7,895
Views: 2,123,987
Posted By falcn
Did you make this rack yourself from the hoop...

Did you make this rack yourself from the hoop kit? I have a '93 DR250SE
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 111,697
Posted By falcn
Not mine:...

Not mine: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ducati-E900-Cagiva-Elephant-Complete-Motor-Engine-/171066938871?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item27d46255f7&vxp=mtr
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By falcn
KLX250S with Bill Blue 351cc kit and FCR carb. ...

KLX250S with Bill Blue 351cc kit and FCR carb.

For Example: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954209
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,168
Views: 481,118
Posted By falcn
Man - so sorry to read about the engine on the...

Man - so sorry to read about the engine on the Google Group. :(
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