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Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2015, 10:52 PM
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Posted By Firestone
PM'd you there buddy

PM'd you there buddy
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Firestone
If you buy a T-63 in a 120 you will think it's...

If you buy a T-63 in a 120 you will think it's already half worn out when it arrived in the mail. They hook up good at first though. My bike feels better to me with the 130's on it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Firestone
The CTX200- Sold to the Aussie's :lol3 ...

The CTX200- Sold to the Aussie's :lol3

http://motorcycles.honda.com.au/Off_Road_Agricultural/CTX200_Bushlander
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Oh ya, who asked that dumb question? :lol3

Oh ya, who asked that dumb question? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Chain.

Probably a stupid question, but can you extend your chain by adding an extra master link? I want to try out my 51 tooth rear but I don't have the cash for a new chain right now.

I've got 14 and 15...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Firestone
I guess I'll race the natural tank with no decals...

I guess I'll race the natural tank with no decals and run the red one with decals for dual sporting.

I think I need a red rear fender to balance out the colors though. Or a black seat. I love my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:17 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Amazon dot com. Factory FX brand.

Amazon dot com. Factory FX brand.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 05:32 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Tank and graphics

I'm not sure I'm liking the classic XR600 graphics I bought. Tried them on both tanks and they just look too small. What do you folks think?

http://flybynorth.com/tank.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2015, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Firestone
haha

I leave you guys for like two days and now we are crocheting booties and buying KTM's? :eek1

OnandOFFandORANGE you have a talented wife and a fine new ride.

I am home unexpectedly from my out...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2015, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Yep

Yes that float valve just slides out. Not just the pin int he center, but the whole square/star shaped thing with the pin in the center you are pointing at. Get some pliers and pull it out.
Forum: Trip Planning 01-19-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Firestone
I wear my work suitable clothes under my riding...

I wear my work suitable clothes under my riding gear. Stow the gear under my cubicle desk during work hours. I can't fit my gear in storage.. the kevlar stuff is too bulky!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,797
Posted By Firestone
Have fun

Sounds fun, I can only ride on Sunday's and still short wheels right now.

Is anyone going to the MX races in Laffayette March 1st?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-18-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By Firestone
Thumbs up

That's a really cool XR200R LOL. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Warm Fuzzies

Oh, that tank brings back memories. Those are actually good to hang onto with you skinny little legs when you are 5.. it was an 83' XR200R I think. I should put it on display in my house but my wife...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,649
Posted By Firestone
looks

I hope it looks nicer in the US model. I'm stuck with Shoei so far its the only brand that fits my head. I have a used Hornet but the forehead foam was a little compacted by the PO (its about 6 years...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Firestone
IF you like quiet, the FMF is probably the...

IF you like quiet, the FMF is probably the ticket. Steve said the XR's is LOUD recently. I have an FMF Q2 I got from Mendo, and it has a nice tone but does not make much more noise than an uncorked...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Travel again what's up Steve?

Not smoking yet, but my fender is taking a beating from the front tire bottoming out into it with my USD in the jumps. It may be smoking soon. What part of my question was so fantastical to receive...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By Firestone
travel USD's

I know RZROB had his length shortened on his USD's, but how have you other guys solved the front tire hitting the fender? The only way I can see to really solve the issue without reducing travel or...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Firestone
I'm running about an inch and a quarter, on USD...

I'm running about an inch and a quarter, on USD forks. Such has nothing to do with your question but I just felt like posting :lol3

Oh ya, bike handles great. 11.5" of space on a fork with 12.5"...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 05:19 AM
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Posted By Firestone
I did it a couple times before, wrecked and...

I did it a couple times before, wrecked and busted up myself and the bike both times. Not this time, it's a different machine.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Ahh, I guess he is taking about me. Oh well, I'm...

Ahh, I guess he is taking about me. Oh well, I'm going to have to enjoy my moto-x riding highway eatin' L anyway :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Firestone
HAHA :lol3 Kick it harder Alvin! Hey man if...

HAHA :lol3

Kick it harder Alvin! Hey man if your still kicking when I get back home next time I'll bequeath you my lead acid battery.. :deal

On the topic of XRL performance, I'm just glad I am...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-13-2015, 06:28 PM
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Views: 128,377
Posted By Firestone
Sorry we didn't invite you! I called Mental to...

Sorry we didn't invite you! I called Mental to get directions to the entrance of cross timbers and he decided to show up when he heard we were there.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80,459
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Posted By Firestone
300EXC vs XRL

I wrote a really long explanation and deleted it. You'll just have to ride it for yourself. The EXC fit me much like the CRF250R fit me... uncomfortable to ride, odd rider stance, and generally just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Man Rob, your a glutton for punishment. You have...

Man Rob, your a glutton for punishment. You have side bags to catch your legs and top luggage to flip you over.. :lol3

My original statement also had a two up qualifier. Did you throw your...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 20,797
Posted By Firestone
Thumbs up

Thats cool man. I live near Oklahoma City and there aren't a whole lot of super sites to see there either. I'm in Houma now, couldn't bring my bike with me unfortunately, but it may still come later....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-12-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,478
Posted By Firestone
Yes, perhaps you need to upgrade to an XR650L so...

Yes, perhaps you need to upgrade to an XR650L so you will fell more motivated about your riding and reports... :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2015, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Firestone
XRX project.

So I took the bike out yesterday for some enduro trails with the boys and then some track time on the MX tracI. It took me a while to start getting the hang of things but when I did the bike was...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-10-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,449
Views: 128,377
Posted By Firestone
I did a really long job in Alva and Cafe'...

I did a really long job in Alva and Cafe' Baunhoff is one of my favorite places to eat specialty food. Thumbs up!! I'll be in LA probably during this ride.

The boys and I enjoyed tearin it up with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Firestone
I hope your right

http://flybynorth.com/supersprox.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-09-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 12,478
Posted By Firestone
?

Krabill, how about that ride report?
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Light

Its just a Trailtech Eclipse 100W Halogen 8" Race light. You can switch the bulb out for a 55W as well if you need to keep a low profile. I use the LED's as low beams. The LED's are really great for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Sounds cheap. I spent $200 on the CRF Only 270mm...

Sounds cheap. I spent $200 on the CRF Only 270mm rotor and bracket.

OR you can buy the emig axle for $250 and keep your XRL wheel and brake rotor.
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Firestone
TT wiring

First of all, if I was doing it over, I would cut the connectors off the Trailtech harness and throw them away. They summed the grounds for 4 lights into two grounds. Unfortunately it appears that...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By Firestone
I don't see the luggage on top as a downside....

I don't see the luggage on top as a downside. Going two up your are not going to tackle any riding the luggage will make a difference on. We are packed for w two days camping trip including tent and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Firestone
http://flybynorth.com/cockpit.jpg Thanks for...

http://flybynorth.com/cockpit.jpg

Thanks for posting your pics. It's interesting to see what I didn't do. The RSW triples mount the handlebars far aft on the triple similar to the stock triples. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Firestone
Md

This one works for two.. :D

http://flybynorth.com/clayton02.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 75,092
Posted By Firestone
Some two way radio communication would be golden...

Some two way radio communication would be golden on these trips!
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 80,459
Views: 8,909,939
Posted By Firestone
HAHA that is great! Two thumbs up! I posted the...

HAHA that is great! Two thumbs up! I posted the short clip but the same longer video he was trying to kick the bike over, kept kicking the kickstart even though he can't move it. What a kid!!
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Firestone
Thanks Wattner! Here one more of the crew... ...

Thanks Wattner! Here one more of the crew...

http://flybynorth.com/hoopesracing3.jpg
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