ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Thumpers
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-11-2011, 02:17 PM   #8536
Bonebag
ADDvrider
 
Bonebag's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Wisconsin..Hot,Cold and everything in Between
Oddometer: 5,375
Quote:
Originally Posted by chip View Post
may be a dumb question but is a stage 1 hotcam different than a stock cam? I had a stage 1 in my last xr and it was fast as all hell, but I don't know if any of that was due to the cam alone.
Yes Different..Yes Faster..Yes Better
Bonebag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 05:54 PM   #8537
ryanwilliamcantrell
Get Out and Ride!!
 
ryanwilliamcantrell's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2006
Location: Nampa, Idaho
Oddometer: 3,862
Hi guys,,

Just picked up my 2nd XR650R this spring, and the fella had an unused Moriwaki exhaust hanging on his wall to go with it.

I'm going to put it in the Flea Market, but just wanted to give you XR lovers a heads-up, because I'm sure there's someone who's building a bike that this would compliment.

Cheers.
__________________
Ride your own ride & enjoy your ride.


ryanwilliamcantrell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 06:17 PM   #8538
brad21
Farting in a Fan
 
brad21's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2006
Location: Gardnerville, NV
Oddometer: 3,556
Quote:
Originally Posted by KASUYAHO View Post
Nah no need to take a pic mate.

I was just wondering how many miles your getting out of the front thats all.

A few of the guys are using them over here in Aussie.
And a few using the Michelin HP4 or what ever it was.
I used to use the Michelin Baja up front, great tire, but they stopped making them so where trying a few to see what suits.
I have a Dunlop D907F on the front now,
Tall knobs heavy side wall tire.
Can feel it move a bit on hard pack when new unlike the Baja,
as it wears it seems to get better or it could be me getting used to it.
it lets go but if i stay on it gathers itself up again.
Only thing is it wears not so good, but it still works when it looks more than half worn.
Around 2,000 km's on it now.
The Baja was good for around 4,000km's.
Well, I took a pic for you anyway mate. This is a pair of Dunlop MX71's that I put on before pre-running the Baja 1k. They now have about 1000 miles on them give or take and quite a bit of slab time. I think I will get another set!





__________________
Use this code when opening a Smugmug account and get $5 off! HkVR4XuSGKW46

BRC Member #49252 JOIN TODAY! https://www.sharetrails.org/support/join-or-contribute
brad21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 09:08 PM   #8539
Ironwood
Friday Harbor, WA
 
Joined: Apr 2008
Oddometer: 737
Brad, that is amazing. How does that front hook up on gravel roads?

Joe
Ironwood is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2011, 09:42 PM   #8540
brad21
Farting in a Fan
 
brad21's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2006
Location: Gardnerville, NV
Oddometer: 3,556
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ironwood View Post
Brad, that is amazing. How does that front hook up on gravel roads?

Joe
Front works really well in all conditions I've encountered. Except deep sand running 25psi with full camping gear and 4 gallons of gas...damhik
__________________
Use this code when opening a Smugmug account and get $5 off! HkVR4XuSGKW46

BRC Member #49252 JOIN TODAY! https://www.sharetrails.org/support/join-or-contribute
brad21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 07:10 AM   #8541
BikePilot
Beastly Adventurer
 
BikePilot's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Tampa
Oddometer: 11,243
Quote:
Originally Posted by chip View Post
you got that right.

I need some spare parts to get my bike prepped for vegas 2 reno:

extra wheels.
steering dampner.
extra plastics. don't need the headlight.

If you guys happen to come across any good deals, please let me know and thanks in advance.

may be a dumb question but is a stage 1 hotcam different than a stock cam? I had a stage 1 in my last xr and it was fast as all hell, but I don't know if any of that was due to the cam alone.

then I just need to get the suspension dialed in and some conditioning and I'll be ready.
If you are doing it solo really focus on the conditioning. I ran it with no spares, no support crew, stock suspension, stock engine internals, and no real exercise for the previous decade. My conditioning was really all that held me back (and I still did ok).

Make sure you've got the footpeg fix sorted. Lots of high-speed g-outs and stuff.

Most importantly, don't stress too much and have lots of fun

In your searches, use "damper" - dampener is something that gets stuff soggy and dampner isn't a word to my knowledge. Of course folks mix them up enough maybe best to search for all three for good measure
__________________
'09 Buell XB12XT, TL1000S, H1F, M620, CR250R, KX100, XR650R, Cota 315R

Summer 2009 Ride Report http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...1509c&t=507038
Summer 2008 RR. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=367703
BikePilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 08:29 AM   #8542
KASUYAHO
Road Hog
 
Joined: Apr 2006
Location: Aussie Land
Oddometer: 3,571
Quote:
Originally Posted by brad21 View Post
Well, I took a pic for you anyway mate. This is a pair of Dunlop MX71's that I put on before pre-running the Baja 1k. They now have about 1000 miles on them give or take and quite a bit of slab time. I think I will get another set!



Cheers for that,
The front of those have the knobs at varied spacing ?
Just the old Baja front was if your familar with them.
KASUYAHO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 10:52 AM   #8543
chip
Follow Me
 
Joined: Jun 2005
Oddometer: 1,763
Quote:
In your searches, use "damper" - dampener is something that gets stuff soggy and dampner isn't a word to my knowledge. Of course folks mix them up enough maybe best to search for all three for good measure
[/QUOTE]

Aha, damper. My xr is kind of like a "dampener" because everytime I ride it my pants get soggy.

Yes, conditioning is key. I iron mann'd the SS300 last year and finished very well on my XR. Then I raced the V2R with a team on my 450x (which is currently for sale in the flea market), and ended up separating my shoulder. We missed podium by 8 minutes, about the time I was wandering around looking for my bike after the crash. This year I'm running the V2R on my XR with another guy. I'm sure I don't "need" the cam or suspension enhanced, but I probably will anyway.

The goal is to finish this year in one piece. I'll be training hard but riding like I've got some GD sense. Patience and Discipline is the name of the game in these types of races.

Does anyone know if XR400 wheels will mount up to the BRP?
chip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 11:52 AM   #8544
BikePilot
Beastly Adventurer
 
BikePilot's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Tampa
Oddometer: 11,243
The XR400 front wheel bolts right up, the rear is different - not sure how different though. An XR650L front should also bolt up IF you have the XR650L brake rotor to go with it.

I think the cam would actually be handy for V2R to make passing on the lake beds and roads easier. Better suspension certainly never hurts either. I got 5th overall iron man, but lost about an hour due to a crash - was running in front before that.

I'm sure you know more than me about this - but be sure to have plenty of pre-oiled filters ready go go. They can plug up pretty quick and power drops off noticeably when they do. I think I changed mine 2 or 3 times and, if I'd had a pit crew and more filters I'd have changed it probably twice as often. Bike perked up noticeably after each change.

I ran 15/48 gearing with my internally stock motor and it felt like it pulled to the limiter, or at least past the power peak, with that. If I were to do it again I think a cam and maybe high comp piston + 15/47 would be nice for a few extra mph of top speed - that way you can pass in the smooth stuff where its easy. As it was for me it seemed like I topped out almost exactly where everyone else did. I never wanted for more acceleration, but being out of shape and soloing it, I couldn't have held on anyway
__________________
'09 Buell XB12XT, TL1000S, H1F, M620, CR250R, KX100, XR650R, Cota 315R

Summer 2009 Ride Report http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...1509c&t=507038
Summer 2008 RR. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=367703
BikePilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 01:05 PM   #8545
jesusgatos
fishing with dynamite
 
jesusgatos's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: on the road
Oddometer: 2,357
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bonebag View Post
Yes Different..Yes Faster..Yes Better
Would think twice about installing any Hotcam. At least do some research before you buy. They're made of VERY cheap materials and have caused a lot of problems. Had a Stage 2 Hotcam in my bike and it ran great, but I went back to stock. Just not worth the doubts I had about it. Would like to get a similar cam, but you know, better.
jesusgatos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 03:08 PM   #8546
jesusgatos
fishing with dynamite
 
jesusgatos's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2006
Location: on the road
Oddometer: 2,357
On race-dezert.com a few people got so fed-up with the damping vs/ dampening arguments that they started using some pretty ridiculous variations. Dampenening, damperators, etc. Still find it mildly amusing.
jesusgatos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 03:31 PM   #8547
chip
Follow Me
 
Joined: Jun 2005
Oddometer: 1,763
well I'll go with "steering dampenization" then.

About hotcams, never heard anything bad about them. Ran a stage 1 or 2 in my last xr and it ran fine, it will be the last thing I do if I do it at all. I need to get other things sorted first. Then it's just how much money is still in the bucket.
chip is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 03:41 PM   #8548
Malathion
n00b
 
Joined: May 2011
Oddometer: 4
What the heck. This bike is for sale again already.

Sorry, tried to post this on the original thread but it wouldn't let me.

Dieselcruiserhead sold this on 5/2/11. Is this a scam or is the new owner selling it again already?
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...d=&search=650r

Malathion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 06:16 PM   #8549
HickOnACrick
Groovinator
 
HickOnACrick's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2007
Location: Utarded in Lubbuttock
Oddometer: 2,496
Quote:
Originally Posted by Malathion View Post
Sorry, tried to post this on the original thread but it wouldn't let me.

Dieselcruiserhead sold this on 5/2/11. Is this a scam or is the new owner selling it again already?
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...d=&search=650r


He is for real. He is from Utardia and has decide to drink the orange Kool-aid. He wanted something more suitable for single-track. He spent a ton of time getting the BRP to this stage.
__________________
KTM 500 XCW, BMW K1600GTL
950 SER 300 XC
Composites 101
Utarded in Baja
Circumcising Utah

HickOnACrick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 06:46 PM   #8550
Malathion
n00b
 
Joined: May 2011
Oddometer: 4
Thanks for the info.

Edit: Saw in another thread they buyer is putting it up for sale. Ad is legit.

Malathion screwed with this post 05-13-2011 at 12:38 AM
Malathion is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:33 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014