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Post  DirtyErnie on Sun Mar 25, 2012 4:53 am

Hi, my name is Ernie and I'm a motorcycle addict. Smile I've had my BRP since 06 and haven't put a lot of miles on her. That's about to change seeing as I can get a Plate in Washington now!! Sold the BMW GS (even bigger pig) and am putting some money into XR farkle. The XR will be my only bike now for at least the next couple of years. Hope it all works out! The local shop says they've been (doing inspections) issueing plates like they're going out of style. Strike while the Iron's hot I say!! Smile Hope to post some pics as things get bolted on and wired up.....

Here she was Brand New, 0-ish miles...
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Post  Shinohara on Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:48 am

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Post  DirtyErnie on Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:50 am

Did you end up getting the XR you were looking at?
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Post  DirtyErnie on Mon May 14, 2012 11:55 pm

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The fender brace and license plate light. Just missing the plate now.....
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Post  Shinohara on Tue May 15, 2012 12:52 am

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Post  DoctorXRR on Tue May 15, 2012 2:34 am

Dirty, nice ride! Glad to see WA state has relaxed and allowing plating of dirt bikes. Ive not been following it, but do you know why they pushed through the change? I think in some states it gotten harder, not easier.

Like the ManRack, I ordered same for mine. I like its not too big, so I wont be tempted too overload it.

Were in WA are you? I relocated from Seattle to Austin, and miss the PACNW a lot!

Looking forward to hearing about your adventures!
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Post  DirtyErnie on Tue May 15, 2012 2:50 am

Shinohara wrote:Looking Good, where did you grab the stick on reflectors?

Napa auto parts...

**EDIT!! Nope sorry, that was O'Reiley's Auto Parts I got the Mudflaps and reflectors... **
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Post  DirtyErnie on Tue May 15, 2012 5:21 am

DoctorXRR wrote:Dirty, nice ride! Glad to see WA state has relaxed and allowing plating of dirt bikes. Ive not been following it, but do you know why they pushed through the change? I think in some states it gotten harder, not easier.

Like the ManRack, I ordered same for mine. I like its not too big, so I wont be tempted too overload it.

Were in WA are you? I relocated from Seattle to Austin, and miss the PACNW a lot!

Looking forward to hearing about your adventures!

I think there was a lot of work involved with local ORV groups to get it pushed through and regs changed. I'm affraid it might not last too long so I'm trying to get a plate while I can and hoping they won't revoke it later. I'm in Moses Lake now(Central Washington), grew up in the Seattle area though. I miss the green and trees sometimes.....
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Post  DirtyErnie on Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:06 am

I went out on a ride on Monday with some friends, one of which actually took some pics. So here are a couple of Piggy action shots. Smile

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OK, maybe action isn't the right word for it but at least you know we were having fun!
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Post  xr honda to the max on Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:30 pm

l see what l was looking for my xr , a man rack and see you have extra frame under the rear fender where does one find these items
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Post  Mad Frosty on Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:37 pm

She looks good Ernie  nice 

The rack is from manracks  study 
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Post  DirtyErnie on Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:33 pm

xr honda to the max wrote:l see what l was looking for my xr , a man rack and see you have extra frame under the rear fender where does one find these items
thanks mike
http://www.manracks.com/
Good stuff, well built. Load it up and hit the roughest stuff you can find. They tested it with a cement block strapped down and went for a long ride. Couple hundred miles at least I think. I believe it. Smile
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Post  xr honda to the max on Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:19 am

found link ealier , thanks guys , Great

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Post  PeteN95 on Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:20 pm

Hey Ernie, is that Odessa in the pics you posted Tuesday? I'm planning to do the Dual Sport run this year at the D100.
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Post  DirtyErnie on Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:04 pm

PeteN95 wrote:Hey Ernie, is that Odessa in the pics you posted Tuesday?  I'm planning to do the Dual Sport run this year at the D100.

That pic was the Dirty Poker Run in Vantage put on by Fringe MC. It was fun but too many people on too little trail for my taste. I did get the unique opertunity to help a kid get his boot out of his forks and realign the front wheel to the handlebars.  Cool His dad was riding too far ahead and had no idea he'd biffed it...
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Post  DirtyErnie on Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:19 pm

Mad Frosty wrote:She looks good  Ernie  nice 

The rack is from manracks  study 

Thanks Frosty, I think the rack and the HDB (Highway Dirt Bikes) barguards/blinkers/mirrors/tripleclamp are great too. I love those foldaway mirrors! The dual sport conversion was a lot of fun. Nothing quite like making it your own and one of a kind. Smile
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Post  Mad Frosty on Sun Jan 05, 2014 6:28 pm

I hope that you know how lucky you are owning the piggy from brand new , i would kill for a brand new XR  drool 
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Post  DirtyErnie on Tue Jan 14, 2014 1:18 pm

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Post  xr honda to the max on Tue Jan 14, 2014 5:32 pm

thanks for sharing makes remember when l was younger on my JAWA CZ and racing it with friends and not knowing the next drop ??!!
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Post  Mad Frosty on Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:40 pm

Good vids Ernie , especialy the first one  painful  , you should have just accelerate and jump it  BRP smile 
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Post  DirtyErnie on Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:29 am

At least I know everything holds up to a little oops. Just had to turn the bars back up a little. I'm going to give it a good once over before the next time I take it out just to make sure.
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