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Old 12-29-2013, 08:49 AM   #30466
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^^^ I just lost my license looking at that bike ^^^
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:15 AM   #30467
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The day has come that even I must admit I have too many motorcycles... I lost spark on my YZ250 at my race yesterday and could not fix it in time to make the race, I was so bummed out that I went and got myself a consolation prize

but I told myself I need to sell of some of the other bikes. if I'm honest with myself I only can keep up with taking care of 4 or 5 bikes.

I need to sell
77 DT250 $2000
97 YZ250 Supermoto $1800 (I'll fix the ignition issue)

I am considering selling my
89 Plated XR600 $1,000 (but if I let this one go I will need a replacement Duel sport)
75 RD350 $3000

If anyone is interested in any of the above bikes let me know.

The 3 bikes I can't let go are
12 Speed triple
14 WR300
00 KTM200
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:50 AM   #30468
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Are you going to motard the new WR then? Wow!!
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Old 12-30-2013, 12:38 PM   #30469
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Yeah just ordered the Warp9s & front fender. I got a buddy who gives me Battle Ax slick take offs so all I need is to buy some hand guards and make some slider and I should be in business.

I may make a shorty silencer if I feel it needs a bit more power (I haven't been able to find one for it yet)

I may get a flywheel weight to mellow out the hit if I'm squirming out of every corner.

I might get a set of springs for it but that will probably wait till it needs fork seals.
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:45 PM   #30470
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Yeah just ordered the Warp9s & front fender. I got a buddy who gives me Battle Ax slick take offs so all I need is to buy some hand guards and make some slider and I should be in business.

I may make a shorty silencer if I feel it needs a bit more power (I haven't been able to find one for it yet)

I may get a flywheel weight to mellow out the hit if I'm squirming out of every corner.

I might get a set of springs for it but that will probably wait till it needs fork seals.

jm, if that's a 48mm fork, i have the tools for it, i may be around too and bring the bike over.
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:47 PM   #30471
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dec. 31st norton ride

anyone going to the annual new year's eve norton club ride?




http://socalnorton.com/wp/calendar/
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:35 AM   #30472
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Thanks Joel, when I was studying motorcycle mechanics & working as a tech I bought a bunch of suspension tools so I'm good. If you ever need to charge a shock I got the Nitrogen stuff to do it.
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Old 12-31-2013, 11:33 AM   #30473
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Jamin, WOW!

That DT250 sures brings back some great memories! I had 4 different generations of DT250s! I'll let my buds know about your bikes.

Your YZ could be as simple as a dead plug, bad coil/cap, or loose spark plug lead. But, may also want to check the stator, CDI, etc just to be sure.

Nice Husky, you must've gotten a great deal to buy a new 2T to tard out!
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:13 PM   #30474
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Thanks Joel, when I was studying motorcycle mechanics & working as a tech I bought a bunch of suspension tools so I'm good. If you ever need to charge a shock I got the Nitrogen stuff to do it.

you have the tools....awesome..

will also need your help to do a ktm rear shock. javier put it together and let's see what inside and learn a little of his secrets.

the front, i consider myself proficient, but don't know anything about the shim stack combo.
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:38 PM   #30475
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anyone going to the annual new year's eve norton club ride?




http://socalnorton.com/wp/calendar/
it was a beautiful day and no traffic on the 2 (angeles crest). the road would have been perfect but sand on the center divider. i guess that stops the squids from crossing the double yellow. no accident...perfect!


some pics from the southern california norton club annual new year's eve ride


this is around 9 am on lake ave (pasadena)



on the other side of the street



at newcomb's, then lunch and got the chance to meet lots of nice people







as i was leaving, the bike won't start ........ the bolt and nut fell out!



cheap and easy fix....



more pics of classic bikes later.
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:41 PM   #30476
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:37 PM   #30477
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Old 01-03-2014, 08:47 PM   #30478
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:12 PM   #30479
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bdcw peg......now i'm confused. congrats mike!

here's mine.......i wish!
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:17 PM   #30480
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Yup Kurt at BDCW outdid himself....
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