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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gfrench
Thumb Thanks for the info- I have a couple of other...

Thanks for the info- I have a couple of other shops I will be contacting and will keep this one in mind as well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By gfrench
The bike will smoke at different times... ...

The bike will smoke at different times... White'ish blue color which makes me believe it is a rich mixture...

my 78 XT500 has the Pumper type carb with Diaphrams.

No air mixture adjustment...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By gfrench
Thumb Thanks- I appreciate both leads and will give...

Thanks- I appreciate both leads and will give each of them a call.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By gfrench
Good Repair Shop for My XT500 Colorado?

I have a 1978 Yamaha XT500 that is having some issues....

Wonder if anyone can lead me to a good shop/ mechanic that can help me dial this bike in....

I am in Denver and heard about a guy...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 296,558
Posted By gfrench
Hey Tom125- good to hear from you... I was...

Hey Tom125- good to hear from you... I was wondering were every moved to- just signed on the trailbike forum and will catch up with everyone!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 296,558
Posted By gfrench
Thumb Thank you- Very fun to ride. The TT 500 is...

Thank you- Very fun to ride.

The TT 500 is under a full restoration right now and should be done here in a couple of weeks....

This bike has set for 30+ years and was in really great shape...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 96,511
Posted By gfrench
My 1971 Kawasaki F5 Bighorn

Bought this bike was sitting for many years in a barn--

Cleaned up the Carb- put a new spark plug in her and Bam she fired right up!

Got to love the Wirges Pipe- Crazy power!
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-18-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,325
Posted By gfrench
Thanks man! This bike is such a blast to...

Thanks man!

This bike is such a blast to ride and the power is off the charts!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,112
Posted By gfrench
Excellent! Thanks for the help and will start...

Excellent! Thanks for the help and will start laying out my map for that ride in the very near future.. Greg
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,112
Posted By gfrench
Beautiful Pic's- Looks like you had some great...

Beautiful Pic's- Looks like you had some great conditions...

Can you tell me where the Rainbow trail starts in Salida? and I understand it runs all of the way down south..

Would like to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,325
Posted By gfrench
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,635,470
Posted By gfrench
No this is the top of Hermit Pass (13,000+)- just...

No this is the top of Hermit Pass (13,000+)- just west of Westcliff in the Sangre Cristo Mountains.

This was shot last fall- late september- Getting ready to plan another ride up their soon!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 57,112
Posted By gfrench
Thumb Westcliff, Colorado

One of my favorite areas to ride- Hermit Pass and the Rainbow Trail.

Going to be planing a ride from Salida down to Westcliff soon.... My parents live in Canon City and will be spending some time...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,325
Posted By gfrench
Very cool thread!

I have owned and ridden 2-strokers for most of my life and still enjoy the power and responsiveness they provide over my 4 strokers!

while at the Yamaha shop the other day- overheard a lot of the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 273,006
Posted By gfrench
More Colorado Riding!

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac180/gfrench586/1978%20Yamaha%20Xt%20500/IMG_2102.jpg

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac180/gfrench586/1978%20Yamaha%20Xt%20500/IMG_2111.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 273,006
Posted By gfrench
Colorado Riding!

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac180/gfrench586/1978%20Yamaha%20DT400/IMG_2296.jpg

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac180/gfrench586/1978%20Yamaha%20DT400/IMG_2313.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,635,470
Posted By gfrench
My 78 DT400 @ 13,000 ft Colorado Sangre de Cristo...

My 78 DT400 @ 13,000 ft Colorado Sangre de Cristo Mountains-

http://i897.photobucket.com/albums/ac180/gfrench586/1978%20Yamaha%20DT400/IMG_2296.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 296,558
Posted By gfrench
New to the forum.... Restored my 1978 XT500 a...

New to the forum.... Restored my 1978 XT500 a couple of years ago- Just picked up a 1977 TT500 that is now under a full restoration.
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