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Old 03-23-2013, 06:17 PM   #34066
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Ok so I just got my HDB guards and I go to put them on and the top clamp and the end of the guards is about 2" apart? D I bend to make fit or spacer kit?
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:28 PM   #34067
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Ok so I just got my HDB guards and I go to put them on and the top clamp and the end of the guards is about 2" apart? D I bend to make fit or spacer kit?
I bent mine. Little bit at a time, took several tries until I got 'em right.


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Old 03-23-2013, 06:32 PM   #34068
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+1 on the Flatlands skid plate. I run Cycra Pro bends. Both Made In America!!
+1 more. I've got the Cycro Pro bends because I took them off another bike. They're a step above most of the other handguards out there. I've seen HDB setups on other guys bikes, and they're top shelf too. If I was buying again, I'm not sure which I'd go with. I bought a Flatland skid plate too but haven't put it on yet. It seems as rugged as any other and the word on the internets is that it has the best coverage.

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Old 03-23-2013, 06:34 PM   #34069
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I'm ready to order a skid plate and hand guards.

I've seen the options but I have no idea what has stood the test of riding.

Any suggestions will be most appreciated.

The Highway Dirt Bikes hand guards are excellent. Lot's of
options available to you if you want to run heated grips
or have a power plug down the road.

They're made in the USA as well.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:54 PM   #34070
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Thanks everyone - very helpful
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:00 PM   #34071
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I have Cycra on the WRR and just installed HDB on the Husky, the HDB are 2x as strong as Cycra but only $30-40 more.
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:05 PM   #34072
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Ok I'll pull them off and put them in the press.

Here's how it sits now.
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:52 PM   #34073
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Ok I'll pull them off and put them in the press.

Here's how it sits now.
All that for HDB hand guards? I don't remember it being that much work :)


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Old 03-23-2013, 09:30 PM   #34074
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It's been a rough winter. Gotta get it ready for RR2013
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:44 AM   #34075
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my driving of wr250r

here are some movies when I run my yamaha wr250r
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:46 AM   #34076
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Anyone have instructions for flatland skid plate install?
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:48 AM   #34077
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here are some movies when I run my yamaha wr250r
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Nice vids man!
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:48 AM   #34078
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stock height questions

I purchased a used 2012 WR250R last weekend, mostly for my wife to ride. She is 5'3" with 30" inseam. The previous owner was a large man, and said that he had "raised" the bike using the ride height adjustment built into the rear shock. It was my understanding that they come from the factory adjusted up to the max?

Anyway, I pulled the lower shock linkage and lowered the ride height to the max (http://www.thumpertalk.com/topic/536972-lowered-wr250r/). I also purchased a yamalink and installed it, which should lower the bike another inch. I lowered the front end (raised the forks 5/8in) to compensate. It is my understanding that the stock seat height is 36.6, with the factory ride height adjustment I should be able to get 35.7, and the yamalink should get me down to 34.7. My seat height measures 36in now, with these adjustments made. Is it possible that the previous owner made some other adjustment to raise the rear of the bike? With my untrained eye I do not see anything aftermarket in that area?

Can someone else with the factory ride height lowered and a yamalink installed measure their seat height for me so I can compare?

My wife has lots of street bike experience, but is new to DS and dirt bikes. At this point, she can not even touch the ground on both sides with her tiptoes, and she has to lean so far to one side that she can not get the bike off the kickstand without tipping over. The theoretical 1.2" that I should be getting with these adjustments would make a big difference. Is there anything that I could have done wrong in the install?

I know I can get 1 more inch with a lower seat, but I mocked it up with scraps of wood and foam, and this is still not enough.

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Old 03-24-2013, 09:55 AM   #34079
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:07 AM   #34080
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I know I can get 1 more inch with a lower seat, but I mocked it up with scraps of wood and foam, and this is still not enough.
The rear spring may be set pretty tight for a larger rider. Soften it up as much as it will go, and the sag will help her some.

My bike with the factory adjustment bottomed out on the low side, the spring almost all the way soft, and the front forks pushed up till they almost touch the bars. It measures just a touch over 35 inches to the lowest part of the seat.
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