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Old 05-02-2013, 04:47 AM   #16
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Where abouts in the berkshires did you go riding? Im in albany NY and looking for places to go.
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Old 05-02-2013, 11:35 AM   #17
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I'm doing the Berkshires Big Adventure taking place 5/18-19. You should check it out if you haven't already.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=854192

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Where abouts in the berkshires did you go riding? Im in albany NY and looking for places to go.
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Old 05-02-2013, 04:01 PM   #18
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Facelift

New YZ fender and WR Headlight.

The top mounting points line up with existing mount bracket. I just needed to used a longer bolt and shim it about an inch on both side using some plastic spacers and a longer m6 bolt.

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For the bottom mounting points, I had to make a bracket from a thick poly that spans the 2 stock mounting locations. Then drilled 2 additional holes and ziptied it to the holes on the cowling.

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As you can see the YZ fender needs spacers to bridge the gap on the front (approximately 3/8") bolts as well as the rear.

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I angled the spacers on the rear to roughly follow the angle of the fender.

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Old 05-02-2013, 06:50 PM   #19
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Nice work and thanks for the info.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:22 PM   #20
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Hey thx Simon very nice
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:34 AM   #21
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People seem to love these little pop pop bikes,what do you call them...250's?
Ive ridden one,they weigh only a bit more then my 530 and make how much power?

Im addicted to the 4th gear wheelies and perfect suspension right out of the box on the KTM's,but that IS a darn cute little bike you have there.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:51 AM   #22
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I'm down with some fourth gear wheelies too. But I don't use this bike for that purpose. This one is for the Zombie Apocalypse—zombies aren't impressed with 4th gear wheelies, they're just waiting for your KTM to drop a valve so they can eat your brains out.

I consider the ability to be a little lazy with maintenance a luxury and this bike has it in spades.

I would love to get a KTM 150xc 2t for the tight woods and YZ125 for motocross. WR does everything else well enough for my needs.

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People seem to love these little pop pop bikes,what do you call them...250's?
Ive ridden one,they weigh only a bit more then my 530 and make how much power?

Im addicted to the 4th gear wheelies and perfect suspension right out of the box on the KTM's,but that IS a darn cute little bike you have there.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:04 PM   #23
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Can't get away from the trolls even in your own thread jeez! These ktm guys are relentless
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Old 05-04-2013, 03:58 AM   #24
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GYTR Radiator Guard

WRR (the 1st) sported a Force Radiator Guard made in Australia. Like a first child, it was lavished with only the best.

For this bike, I decided to go with the GYTR Moose Racing Radiator Guard. It's decidedly simpler in terms of construction, and a whole lot cheaper—The second child always gets the shaft right.

Also, I'm keeping a holistic view for the farkling of this bike. In other words, keeping the farkles at the same level as the bike, so no titanium fork springs or titanium bolts.

The kit comes in pieces and is pretty simple in design.

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The installation was straightforward.
• Remove the plastic radiator fan guard
• Unbolt the 2 radiator mount bolts
• Slide in a half constructed gaurd inbetween
• Bolt back in the 2 radiator mount bolts
• Mount outside plate with 4 bolts to complete.

Put together it looks like this:

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After installing, I must say that I really like this guard alot better than the Force one because it's simple and rock solid.

Yes, it doesn't have the front grill, but I wanted to utilize as many of the stock piece as possible. I feel the front stock plastic radiator guard fins are just fine for protection from rock, etc.

The other thing I didn't like about the Force guard was that if you crashed and bent the side cover mounts, it made it tough to access the bolts due the front guard—this require me to knock them back roughly to the pre crash state.
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:16 AM   #25
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Nice pics of the Moose radiator brace. I wish I could have found some pics of that before I bought the Force guard for my WR. I went with the Force guard because it seems to offer more side impact protection than the flatland guard, but now that I've seen the Moose, I think it's sufficient. Those stock plastic louvers in front are tougher than most people think, so no need to upgrade those.
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Old 05-05-2013, 04:27 PM   #26
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The people need to know. I was in the same boat, looking for an actual picture of it before buying it but couldn't find any.

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Nice pics of the Moose radiator brace. I wish I could have found some pics of that before I bought the Force guard for my WR. I went with the Force guard because it seems to offer more side impact protection than the flatland guard, but now that I've seen the Moose, I think it's sufficient. Those stock plastic louvers in front are tougher than most people think, so no need to upgrade those.
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Old 05-05-2013, 06:05 PM   #27
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nice bike. those little 250's have always had my attention. i should ride one some day.
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Old 05-07-2013, 04:28 PM   #28
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Trailtech Endurance II Computer

WRR (the 1st) sported a Speedo DRD healer as well as Trailtech Endurance I Computer.

WRR(the 2nd) will only sport the NEW Trailtech Endurance II computer. This computer is a huge upgrade from the previous computer in every way.

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The quality of the mount and feel is solid. The computer in someways has been simplified for the better and the best part is that it is wired to the battery for full time backlight. If wired to the bike, it wakes up when the magnet is detected or when it senses power from the bike.

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Installation was easier than the older unit as you don't need to drill the brake caliper. Instead you mount the magnet unit to the plastic fork guard. I'm really enjoying it. The older unit felt really cheap, but this one is the real deal.

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Old 05-07-2013, 05:10 PM   #29
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If you don't mind me bein' nosey, what are those 5 small parts on the floor in the second last picture?

The two spacers I can figure out; it's the others three I'm puzzled about...
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If you don't mind me bein' nosey, what are those 5 small parts on the floor in the second last picture?

The two spacers I can figure out; it's the others three I'm puzzled about...
They are Allen Sockets.
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