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Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 135,891
Posted By jbh
Screen from Australia

I finally got to ride with my windscreen from Peter at Screensforbikes.com He can be emailed at peter@screensforbikes.com

I am not a stranger to windscreens on other road bikes and have had the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,799
Views: 322,474
Posted By jbh
I had a DRZ 250 that I just sold. They are...

I had a DRZ 250 that I just sold. They are pretty easy to make street legal, I did that to mine for about $200 bucks. They already have a dual element headlight and tailight, you just need to do...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,606
Posted By jbh
I test rode a KLX250s before I purchased an older...

I test rode a KLX250s before I purchased an older XT225. I actually think the XT felt faster, the KLX did not have much power (it was stock).

I found the XT ok on the road, a little exciting at...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By jbh
My V-Strom engine case bottom looks like that...

My V-Strom engine case bottom looks like that also.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,761
Posted By jbh
You are lucky. That area has some most excellent...

You are lucky. That area has some most excellent riding opportunities. I rode out in the Taylor Park area 2 years ago on ATV' s and the trail to Aspen was unbeliavable. Riding the ridgeline of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,405
Posted By jbh
I just picked up a 1997 XT225 for $1,000 - it was...

I just picked up a 1997 XT225 for $1,000 - it was a little rough around the edges but others have sold a little newer ones around my area (Texas) for around $1500 USD. I would think you can find one...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
If i get a plated bike or I plate it, it will get...

If i get a plated bike or I plate it, it will get used quite a bit more. If it is dirt only then yes I don't plan to spend too much because I will only be able to use it about once a month.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
Texas.

Texas.
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
Thanks for all the input. The KLX and DRZ...

Thanks for all the input.

The KLX and DRZ have a seat height of 35 inches which I am comfortable with. I noticed the WR has a seat height of almost 39 inches, wow.

I sat on a DRZ 400s at the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2007, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
Maybe I should check out the WR. Everyone always...

Maybe I should check out the WR. Everyone always talks of this massive maintenance on these bikes, is it that bad? Is it just adjusting the valves? I can do that easy if it is just the locknut...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
I knowthe DRZ was not legal. The purpose of the...

I knowthe DRZ was not legal. The purpose of the bike was to have a woods bike or fire road bike, no motorcross tracks.

I have not ridden one of the performance 250 4 strokes (WR250F?) I would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By jbh
DRZ 250 questions and KLX 250S question

I test drove a 2002 DRZ 250 this evening. Power was ok, not outstanding. I know you can get some power out of them with some mods.

I have 2 questions

1. Do you know how the stock power...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,647
Posted By jbh
What are the odds, but this is in virginia ...

What are the odds, but this is in virginia

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Honda-XR250L-1991_W0QQitemZ120143458913QQihZ002QQcategoryZ50012QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By jbh
Oops, I guess I forgot how tall I am. I am...

Oops, I guess I forgot how tall I am. I am actually 5'11'' and yes I do have a short torso.

I think I could flat foot the KLX or at least very close with both feet down.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By jbh
There is a DRZ-E for sale near my house on this...

There is a DRZ-E for sale near my house on this forum that is plated and legal. I may have to look at it.

When I said KLX I mean the KLX 250 which weighs the same as the DRZ-E that is for sale. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By jbh
What thumper would be best?

I am looking for a dirt worthy bike. I have a wee strom for the street already and light dirt roads.

I have been riding trails on my ATV for about 8 years. I would like switch to a dirt bike,...
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