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Old 12-07-2013, 08:50 PM   #18871
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Was thinking of something for my son to cut his street teeth. He gets his license in July, hoped to have something streetable by then. Also something I could try to talk the wife into getting on and teaching her to ride.
Wish I could tag the TTR225 but NC won't hear about that anymore. Hell I have yet to repair his TTR125LE. (SIGH)
Is it a TW or a BW?

Can't swing it right now. Daughter just had surgery we had to pay for and the holidays have me deep in the hole.

I am interested though. Details?

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The BW is not a good bike on the street. 5-6psi makes for a weird ride. Tires are loud on the road. I just like to be able to get from trail to trail and scout the gamelands. It's fun to ride slow too ... which is nice.
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Old 12-08-2013, 05:39 AM   #18872
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The BW is not a good bike on the street. 5-6psi makes for a weird ride. Tires are loud on the road. I just like to be able to get from trail to trail and scout the gamelands. It's fun to ride slow too ... which is nice.
I was kinda thinking that thing would be a handful on hard surfaces over 45 mph. Actually I'd think that a 350 version of my 200 would probably challenge the riding skills of an advanced rider if ridden aggressively. It would probably make for great YouTube footage, but I wouldn't want to be on it
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:13 PM   #18873
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I was kinda thinking that thing would be a handful on hard surfaces over 45 mph. Actually I'd think that a 350 version of my 200 would probably challenge the riding skills of an advanced rider if ridden aggressively. It would probably make for great YouTube footage, but I wouldn't want to be on it
How are the preparations coming along for the big race weekend?I'm trying to get some of the boys together for the indoor deal.I figure that way,if you try and put up a fight when we ask for your "card",we'll have it covered.
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Old 12-09-2013, 12:13 PM   #18874
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The BW is not a good bike on the street. 5-6psi makes for a weird ride. Tires are loud on the road. I just like to be able to get from trail to trail and scout the gamelands. It's fun to ride slow too ... which is nice.

I always ride slow. Is there another option?

Are they killing animals with lead this time of year in the GL?



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Old 12-09-2013, 08:57 PM   #18875
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:21 AM   #18876
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Missing?

I've been spending quality time learning a southwestern language(contractors) and having many meetings with city officials... aka TRYING TO BUILD A FRICKIN GARAGE IN CARY.

That and the regular work thing and both our mothers 91 and 85 need a lot of attention now.

Better than having a poke in the eye.

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Old 12-10-2013, 07:41 AM   #18877
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Thumb Lot to catch up on!

Lots of goodness in the last few pages! Congratulations all around

I'll be in FL and miss the big race event, IT. Sorry I'll not be supportin'


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Old 12-10-2013, 08:33 AM   #18878
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EDK trying to build anything in Cary is a chore. They like permit money. Good luck with it for sure.


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Old 12-10-2013, 09:23 AM   #18879
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TUbliss question

Has anyone used, or know someone that has, the TUbliss device for dirt bike tires/wheels??? The website, http://tubliss.com/ , states, "TUbliss® is, essentially, a high pressure rim lock and seal that secures the entire tire bead to the rim, completely eliminating the use of a conventional tube. TUbliss® allows you to run a low tire pressure (as low as 10 psi) which dramatically improves traction; especially important for enduro and baja racing. Since there's no conventional tube, the days of pinched tubes and flats are over! Even if you get a tire puncture, the bead stays seated to the rim."

Kinda sounds too good to be true. Appreciate any info... thanks.
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Old 12-10-2013, 02:42 PM   #18880
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Another rider here and friend of mine has used them before, IIRC - pain to get installed, but work like a charm he said.

For him, too much work to be worth it, but it seemed they were more dirt-oriented and there wasn't as much dirt being done at that time for the rider...
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:48 PM   #18881
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Has anyone used, or know someone that has, the TUbliss device for dirt bike tires/wheels??? The website, http://tubliss.com/ , states, "TUbliss® is, essentially, a high pressure rim lock and seal that secures the entire tire bead to the rim, completely eliminating the use of a conventional tube. TUbliss® allows you to run a low tire pressure (as low as 10 psi) which dramatically improves traction; especially important for enduro and baja racing. Since there's no conventional tube, the days of pinched tubes and flats are over! Even if you get a tire puncture, the bead stays seated to the rim."

Kinda sounds too good to be true. Appreciate any info... thanks.
I've ridden a few bikes with them. Really nice system when it all works. Think No Brakes ran Tire Balls for awhile. He can provide you some feedback on that system.
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Old 12-12-2013, 04:00 AM   #18882
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Flattrack double-header 12/21&22

Man, this is happening fast!!! If anyone would like to sponsor a class or donate or help in any way, message or give me a call. Please feel free to copy and share this flyer...

Tar Heel Speedways "Racing for a Reason" is supporting TEAM LEAH during this event. Leah is the 7 year old daughter of a friend and co-worker that was diagnosed with Leukemia the week before Thanksgiving. Check the "Team Leah" facebook page. Thanks in advance and I hope to see some of ya'll at the races.

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Old 12-12-2013, 01:35 PM   #18883
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Spamming my sort-of for sale post without copying and pasting all over the place.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=898

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Old 12-12-2013, 02:04 PM   #18884
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Damn I wish I had money and room for another bike! I hope you sell it soon and don't have to come down on the price much Luni.


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Old 12-14-2013, 04:42 AM   #18885
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Very Nice

Very slick bike. I wish I could justify buying another bike, barely have time for the one I got now. GLWS

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Spamming my sort-of for sale post without copying and pasting all over the place.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=898

2001 DRZ 400S with 8k miles and every farkle you can stick to it and some you can't for $3k.
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