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Old 05-18-2013, 07:09 PM   #4801
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I was told by my local dealer that you can not push/bump start these bikes due to the clutch switch.

Has anyone tried to bypass the clutch switch like it has been done on the side stand switch?

I know without the clutch switch that there is the possibility of overloading your starter by starting in gear, but is there any danger in roll starting these bikes other then that?

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I have - no issues whatsoever - I typically disable all the safety interlocks for off road riding...they have caused issues in the passed and I've learned from experience to disable them...
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:10 PM   #4802
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Now where is a matching folding brake pedal that's a tad higher? Maybe I gotta create one.....as a folding tip is available at Rocky Mtn ATV
I like it too.
That tip is really strong.
And the shifter itself is soft,I've had it bent at near 90 and straightened it right back out.
Was it a good price at rmatv?
I lucked out,my dealer is no help with parts but they are really cool,if they have something in a package you'd like to see they rip it open and tell you you can try it on the showmodel!!!
I just tried shifters off the wall till I found one that fit.
He opened 4 shifters.

About the folding brake tip....I like where your going with this....is it a good price?

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Old 05-18-2013, 09:02 PM   #4803
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Nice set up you have bro.. Looks like you are preparing for one long ride..

Sir, may I know what set of tires are you using? thanks
Thanks, I have a nebulous idea of going on a long ride someday. It's that whole work thing. It is nice to have the option of carrying a lot of petrol. The tires are Kenda 761's.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:03 AM   #4804
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Easily attached to the side racks. When the IMS tank shows up, I'll have 5 gallons on board. I'll put the bags on in a couple days.

just for size reference is that a 2 gallon or 1.75 gallon sized tool case?
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Old 05-19-2013, 03:17 AM   #4805
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Thanks, I have a nebulous idea of going on a long ride someday. It's that whole work thing. It is nice to have the option of carrying a lot of petrol. The tires are Kenda 761's.
Tony,
Have you tried the E-12's on there with the side Rotopax? And what wheel weights are those? Thanks!

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Old 05-19-2013, 06:40 AM   #4806
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I swapped one of the LRPs to 12/42 gearing yesterday. The 12t does not seem to cause any swingarm rubbing. I was going to go 13/45 or 13/48 on this bike, but that requires replacing the chain. This uses the stock length chain, which is may or may not wear out quickly. If it does - then I'll go with the bigger sprockets on the next chain.

I really like this gearing. 55-60mph is comfy and quiet, and 65mph is tolerable for short distances. It'll still do 70-75mph when wound out, if you need to overtake.

Off-road, it's almost as low as I'd need. For a bike that rarely sees 50mph+, I'd still go 13/48, but this first gear let me chug out of pretty much anything. I also get to spend more time in 2nd and 3rd, and the tighter effective spacing between the gears means that shifting up or down is less likely to result in screaming revs or lugging. Combined with a new Kenda Trakmaster on the rear, the LRP feels much more like a dirtbike.
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:57 AM   #4807
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just for size reference is that a 2 gallon or 1.75 gallon sized tool case?
I believe it's the 2 gallon size. I didn't know they made a smaller toolbox.

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Tony,
Have you tried the E-12's on there with the side Rotopax? And what wheel weights are those? Thanks!
Eric
I have the E-12's and I think they were made for bikes without racks. I'm going to be using the Monarch Pass bags on this bike. The wheel weights are the crimp on kind.
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:47 AM   #4808
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Just learned we'll be doing 4 days on the BRP in a couple of weeks. Anyone know of a good rear rack for my son's CRF250L that is IN STOCK? Short notice, so can't wait for one to be made.
Big as possible to handle a duffle bag. Thanks for any info.
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:50 AM   #4809
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I like the seat you're running, Tony, would you tell me about it? thanks
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:24 PM   #4810
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The RotoPax "tool box" is listed as 17 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 3...same dimension as the 2 gallon gas and other cans..water, gas, diesel, kero.....
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:27 PM   #4811
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And this Little Red Piggy...

went wee, wee, wee all the way to the barn.

I got a Seat Concepts seat before I picked it up from the dealer. First, a Manrack...

with a rotopax...

Rox Risers...

The cables barely made it, but I was able to drop the tree down the forks by an inch. Added a Flatland Racing radiator guard.

Then I put on a decent skid plate, added a Kouba link, Wolfman tank bag, and Zeta handguards.
Finally, got it to look like this.
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Old 05-19-2013, 01:26 PM   #4812
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Just learned we'll be doing 4 days on the BRP in a couple of weeks. Anyone know of a good rear rack for my son's CRF250L that is IN STOCK? Short notice, so can't wait for one to be made.
Big as possible to handle a duffle bag. Thanks for any info.
http://www.manracks.com/#!honda-crf250l/cjhw
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Old 05-19-2013, 03:16 PM   #4813
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went wee, wee, wee all the way to the barn.

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Finally, got it to look like this.

Nice - Where did you get the white plastic for it?
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:37 PM   #4814
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I like the seat you're running, Tony, would you tell me about it? thanks
Seat Concepts.
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:41 PM   #4815
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The RotoPax "tool box" is listed as 17 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 3...same dimension as the 2 gallon gas and other cans..water, gas, diesel, kero.....
I'm going to get a 2 gal fuel and water can, to put them on the side racks.
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