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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,311
Views: 415,152
Posted By SRG
http://www.carscoops.com/2014/08/watch-motorcyclis...

http://www.carscoops.com/2014/08/watch-motorcyclist-narrowly-avoid-crash.html

Why take one lane when you can have them both?

No mirror, no superhuman hearing, no spidey sense.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14,570
Views: 801,562
Posted By SRG
The flattrack photo is our man Kyns comming up to...

The flattrack photo is our man Kyns comming up to lap Bubba Shobert and Scott Parker in the '88 Springfield mile. Didn't you know WRR's are time machines too? Walter Mitty's got nothing on our guy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By SRG
^^yep^^ When it's cold it works. As it gets...

^^yep^^ When it's cold it works. As it gets hotter, it begins to seize and eventually stops. If you listen for the pump right after it cuts out (hot), can you hear it? If you can, does it sound like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By SRG
I'd take door #3.

I'd take door #3.
Forum: Trials 02-22-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By SRG
I would think that all Rev3 plastics would be...

I would think that all Rev3 plastics would be interchangeable, but on the other hand those 2 fenders look a little different at the front. Could be just the pic. I would give this guy a call for a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By SRG
I'm about your height w/ the same inseam. I got...

I'm about your height w/ the same inseam. I got a standard height Seat Concepts foam and cover for my Husaberg FX450. I did not want to fool around w/ trying to do the cover myself so I took it to a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,088
Posted By SRG
A couple of comments cause it's snowing here...

A couple of comments cause it's snowing here again and I'm stuck inside:

S/M wheelsets are fun and all, but I've never had any problem going way too fast (and having way too much fun) on a twisty...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By SRG
Can't help directly, but if you ask on the...

Can't help directly, but if you ask on the "Africa & the Mideast" section of regional forums you might have better luck.

There is also another ADVrider type site called Wild Dogs that has allot of...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
Yep, the FMFQ4 on mine has the SA screen. Says...

Yep, the FMFQ4 on mine has the SA screen. Says USFS approved right on it too in case you get hassled by the man. It's a little loud if you get on it, not too loud if you don't.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
Rensho - yes, stock tank only. Ridden as a dual...

Rensho - yes, stock tank only. Ridden as a dual sport, 30 to 40 mph average speed equals right around 50 mpg.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
Yep, fuel light on at 90 and you are out at 110...

Yep, fuel light on at 90 and you are out at 110 ('10 FX450).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,506
Posted By SRG
Seasons happen everywhere on earth. Many are not...

Seasons happen everywhere on earth. Many are not cooler/warmer, in lots of places they are wet/dry. Sounds good to me.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By SRG
A place called DrATV has almost everything for...

A place called DrATV has almost everything for CT's. They also have some technical/DIY stuff, including this drawing:

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/dratv_2269_291444913

I think your rattle may be...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-22-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By SRG
You might be able to get some advice here: ...

You might be able to get some advice here:

http://hondatrailcts.yuku.com/

The stock phillips head screws are soft. I had good luck w/ an impact driver. Replace them w/ an Ebay kit of stainless...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By SRG
Check w/ Anton (Charlottesville): ...

Check w/ Anton (Charlottesville):

http://www.largiader.com/shop/
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By SRG
As an option - There are (or were) Kush sprockets...

As an option - There are (or were) Kush sprockets being made in Oz. I can't seem to find them on the interwebs right now. They don't cost much more than a standard sprocket. Mine's been working and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,699
Posted By SRG
If there's a ride tomorrow (1/18) post up details...

If there's a ride tomorrow (1/18) post up details please.
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By SRG
The TW200 is your best option by far. The...

The TW200 is your best option by far.

The CT90 is cool, but older ones like that are even less likely to be reliable (than say an '86 CT110), have a backwards shift pattern and like all of them...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-16-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,313
Posted By SRG
Don't skip Maple Sally. It was excellent. Local...

Don't skip Maple Sally. It was excellent. Local cars and trucks use it (a few anyway - cause there's not much out there) Make sure you have plenty of gas - cause there's not much out there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
I may have missed it - are you 80/100mph guys...

I may have missed it - are you 80/100mph guys racing?

The stopping distances at those speeds on gravel are huge.

For me, on a straight gravel road, wide, but w/ditches and woods along side, ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By SRG
If you can't find a lighter rimlock and have to...

If you can't find a lighter rimlock and have to use your existing heavier one - One set of the Ebay weights might not be enough for your rear wheel. I had only a couple of the smaller weights (of 2...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By SRG
Motion Pro makes a lighter plastic rimlock. ...

Motion Pro makes a lighter plastic rimlock.

The Ebay set screw/slip over the spoke weights are nicely made, function fine and look good. Get 2 sets.
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,609
Posted By SRG
The same bulb used in Beta Rev3 headlights, so...

The same bulb used in Beta Rev3 headlights, so it's not only GasGas.

Let us know if you find and test a good upgrade.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-12-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,975
Posted By SRG
I had an Alpina and then a Pursang ('73 360 JPR)....

I had an Alpina and then a Pursang ('73 360 JPR). The pics bring back some memories.

Just a suggestion on the horn - I used a compact marine air horn strapped (velcro strap) to the handlebars on a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By SRG
Get that TW. All/most/some of the CT's cool...

Get that TW. All/most/some of the CT's cool factor in a much more all round capable/useful/modern package.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 32,270
Posted By SRG
Looks like the leak is at the sprocket. There are...

Looks like the leak is at the sprocket. There are prone to failure seals there. They are not hard to replace. There should be a write up on changing them out in the LC4 specific sticky thread.
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14,570
Views: 801,562
Posted By SRG
Go team euro. Please somebody enter w/ a...

Go team euro.

Please somebody enter w/ a Bultaco Alpina or Penton 125.

Then we'll see who's boss.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
The PO (he bought the bike new) of my bike had...

The PO (he bought the bike new) of my bike had all pipes back to the can ceramic coated before he even rode it. Still looks great at 225 hours.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
Have them ceramic coated, inside and out. You...

Have them ceramic coated, inside and out. You only have to do it once. Works well, protects the pipes and looks good. Mo betta.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,034
Posted By SRG
I have a '75 CT90. My brother in law has 2...

I have a '75 CT90. My brother in law has 2 CT110's. All 3 have had periods of reliability separated by equally long periods of frustration. They are great fun to ride when running right and a PITA...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14,570
Views: 801,562
Posted By SRG
A whole lotta input for such a piddiling output.

A whole lotta input for such a piddiling output.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,699
Posted By SRG
I've heard lots of glowing on the MT43. They...

I've heard lots of glowing on the MT43. They always skip over pavement use and how long it will last as 50/50 tire. How does that squared off profile and soft compound feel on the road? 4k miles is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
If it's the complete wheel, then yes, you have to...

If it's the complete wheel, then yes, you have to turn it around and it will fit. I can't remember if there is some trick w/ the spacers - which one where?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-01-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,699
Posted By SRG
KT - Tire and oil changes are pain in C'ville if...

KT - Tire and oil changes are pain in C'ville if you want somebody to do it for you. Best to do it yourself. Oil changes are easy, tires a little less so. There is Jarmans - they will only install...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
At least $4k around here. I'd ask more like...

At least $4k around here. I'd ask more like $4750. Not sure it would sell at $5k.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6,365
Views: 949,986
Posted By SRG
Good to see this thread getting some action. ...

Good to see this thread getting some action.

A couple of comments:

Those are some sharp looking bikes. The 390's chain does look tight.

The cutting out problem - my FX450 did a similar thing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 104,699
Posted By SRG
Knobspinner - welcome to C'ville. This thread is...

Knobspinner - welcome to C'ville. This thread is the one to watch for local rides. There hasn't been much action on that front lately.

There are some good gravel roads around - Batesville, Afton,...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By SRG
2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike? We...

2010 CT110? As in Honda postie bike?

We don't get the newer ones here - last available in '86 or so.

Mine is a '75 CT90. I had the wheels off not too long ago and I don't remember any wave...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,485
Posted By SRG
Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls...

Your local sign shop should have vinyl on rolls that you can buy by the foot. I have cut out various graphics/designs and stuck them on dirt bike plastics. They have held up well. I have not tried to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,411
Posted By SRG
Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450...

Va. DMV did not bat an eye at a Husaberg FX450 (w/ dualsport kit) w/ Florida title and tags. Had an '04 450EXC w/ no title - paid a fee for a new one, got tags, got the lights working (had a mini air...
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