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    Junior Member Gadget Man's Avatar
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    Greetings:



    New TW200 owner and new member of the Forum.

    I live in Central Minnesota. I just sold my 2008 Rokon Trailbreaker to buy my 2006 TW 200.

    I bought the Rokon brand new, but only used it for two weekends a year deer hunting. I figured I'd sell it and

    get something I could get more off road use out of.

    I found the 2006 for sale on Craiglist, it only had 107 miles on it. The guy told me it had been sitting for 3+ years.

    It would not run without the choke on, I knew it was just the 3 year old gas that sort of looked like coffee. I didn't really even get to ride it

    more than down this guys driveway, but I knew it was a good deal.

    I got it for $2200. Took it home and cleaned a pound of rust out of the tank, then tore into the carb, it was all gummed up.

    Worked on it for a few hours but, still could not get it to idle. So off it went to the local dealer.



    I own 3 other bikes and have always done all my own maintenance work like brake jobs and oil changes, but I'll leave carb work to the pros.



    So far, I've ordered a set of brush guards, the bigger foot pegs and some one inch bar risers.

    Can't wait to get it back, (Hopefully this Monday) so I can actually ride it.



    Talk to ya-all later.



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    Senior Member ATXthumper's Avatar
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    congratulations! too bad you couldnt keep them both!
    '01 TW200: Tusk D-Flex Handguards w/ Spoilers, Pro Taper Grips, LEDs in Idiot Lights, Headlight Rockguard, Stearns Seat Pad, Oversized Footpegs and a Loud Ass Horn -SOLD
    '91 TW200: Bone Stock

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    Senior Member Boret's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard! I got my TW200 mainly because of this forum!



    Where did you get the bigger foot rests? There have been out of stock at D2Moto for a while.

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    Senior Member ATXthumper's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boret View Post
    Welcome aboard! I got my TW200 mainly because of this forum!



    Where did you get the bigger foot rests? There have been out of stock at D2Moto for a while.


    i picked mine up on ebay after a few other forum members purchased and installed them and been happy with the quality. heres a link to the ones i got, the seller has not relisted them as of yet but they stock a wide variety of MX/dualsport footpegs in their 'store' so they should get relisted soon.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWNX:IT

    there are more on ebay from different sellers but theyre asking $27 w/ free S/H.

    if you want them NOW then maybe its worth just payin the extra three bucks?



    edit: they have polished(painted?) silver ones for $15 with $5 s/h if you wanna spend less.
    '01 TW200: Tusk D-Flex Handguards w/ Spoilers, Pro Taper Grips, LEDs in Idiot Lights, Headlight Rockguard, Stearns Seat Pad, Oversized Footpegs and a Loud Ass Horn -SOLD
    '91 TW200: Bone Stock

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    Hey - welcome to the group - and a great bunch of riders they are. Enjoy!!!
    Happy Trails,



    capt pow!



    2010 TW200, factory rear rack, Chinese jumbo footpegs, Jimbo windshield, ScalaRider G4, Clarke 2.7 Gallon tank, Koso tachometer, Stearns seat cover, gel grips, Dirtly 1" handlebar risers, Osram Rallye H4 bulb, Cortec Deluxe rear bag .

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    Junior Member Gadget Man's Avatar
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    Thanks for the nice comments, I could have kept the Rokon, but frankly I was sort of bored with it.

    It is the greatest thing built for bombing through the woods over logs and rocks, but getting there was real slow going.



    Found the super nice black foot pegs here.

    I did pay the extra couple bucks, and got them within a week.

    They came with new pins and springs.

    Check them out here...



    http://stores.ebay.com/MOTOR99MOTOR



    I'll post a pic once I get the bike back from Dealer, they didn't have it finished today, I'll pick it up Wednesday.



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    Senior Member srs713's Avatar
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    When I got my larger pegs I decided the brake lever needed an upgrade too...



    Cut the right stock peg in half.







    Ready to use the welder.







    Welded & painted.







    From the top.







    Final result. This really shows the difference from stock to D2Moto pegs.

    The brake pedal is now the same size as the original foot peg.



    Stephen S.

    '07 TW200:

    15/50 sprockets, O-ring chain, D2Moto foot pegs

    tweaked carb (127.5 jet, 0.019 needle shim, idle screw @2.25),

    Rubbermaid "Action Packer" on homemade brackets

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    That's a great idea! I need to get a welding machine!

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    Quote Originally Posted by srs713 View Post
    When I got my larger pegs I decided the brake lever needed an upgrade too...



    Cut the right stock peg in half.







    Ready to use the welder.







    Welded & painted.







    From the top.







    Final result. This really shows the difference from stock to D2Moto pegs.

    The brake pedal is now the same size as the original foot peg.





    Really nice idea ...

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    Uh oh ........ another item to add to my "to do" list! Thanks for the great idea and detailed how-to !

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