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Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 1,985,028
Posted By RODBOLT
I absolutely love mine. My only fear is that I'm...

I absolutely love mine. My only fear is that I'm becoming lazy and loosing skills as a result of it making the bike so easy to ride. 😆

I can't help but wonder if yours is adjusted incorrectly. It...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 1,985,028
Posted By RODBOLT
That is correct. Sent from my iPad using...

That is correct.


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Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 1,985,028
Posted By RODBOLT
Ok, but does it make more power or improve the...

Ok, but does it make more power or improve the bike significantly? They're not cheap by any means and the bike is quite strong to begin with. Although I believe the stock end cap is pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 1,985,028
Posted By RODBOLT
What are your thoughts on the PQP exhaust tip?...

What are your thoughts on the PQP exhaust tip? Any noticeable increase in power? How much louder is it? I've thought about it for my 500 XC-W but don't really want to make it louder, especially if...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9,497
Views: 1,985,028
Posted By RODBOLT
Stifdickerson, Is that the rubber sub mount...

Stifdickerson,

Is that the rubber sub mount for the Scott's damper on your bike? If yes, how do you like it? How does it work with the HDB top clamp? I've been looking at the rubber sub mount for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By RODBOLT
You chose wisely. He would have been done with...

You chose wisely. He would have been done with that 70 in a few days. My boy has been on an XR80 since his 8th birthday (he's 10 now) and had started on an XR50 when he was 6. The 80 is when he...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
I love my Seat Concepts. I've had one on my XRR...

I love my Seat Concepts. I've had one on my XRR and now one on my 500XCW. Can't beat the price either.


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Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By RODBOLT
You better stock up on tubes, patches and Co2...

You better stock up on tubes, patches and Co2 bottles my friend! Might want to bring a pair of knee pads for that many roadside flat repairs too!


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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
For any of you 500 riders that are interested I'm...

For any of you 500 riders that are interested I'm posting a pic of the coolant recovery tank I added to mine recently. An easy mod that I highly recommend. Coolant burping on the exhaust pipe is a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
Whereabouts in Utah? Sent from my iPad...

Whereabouts in Utah?


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Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
Very good point. I ask myself though, how much...

Very good point. I ask myself though, how much metal would I have to find in the screen to tear down a motor that sounds and runs fine? Or is that a "trade it in indicator"? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
Do you notice much trash in the screens at your...

Do you notice much trash in the screens at your oil change intervals? I bought this bike used so its well past it's break in period where you'd expect to see junk in the screens. Also, are you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 235,623
Posted By RODBOLT
How often do you all clean the oil pickup screens...

How often do you all clean the oil pickup screens in your 500? Every oil change or less frequent than that?


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Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,752
Posted By RODBOLT
The BRP will be a wonderful bike for what you're...

The BRP will be a wonderful bike for what you're describing. The 650L is a great bike but it's underpowered and too heavy. I've ridden both and I'll give up the button for the smile the 650R puts on...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,752
Posted By RODBOLT
No plans to cross the Mississippi any time soon....

No plans to cross the Mississippi any time soon. You should come to CO and buy it. While you're here ill give you a tour of Western CO and Eastern UT on your new XR. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,752
Posted By RODBOLT
Where are you located? I have XR650R for sale in...

Where are you located? I have XR650R for sale in western CO for a thousand less. It's in sweet shape with lots of goodies. http://westslope.craigslist.org/mcy/4897818597.html
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By RODBOLT
Scotts Rubber Sub Mount

I recently bought a 2012 ktm 500 xcw. For years and multiple bikes I've struggled with numbness in my hands when riding. Consequently I've been looking at the Scotts rubber sub mount for their...
Forum: Thumpers 02-26-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By RODBOLT
Had a friend with the same issue. He continued...

Had a friend with the same issue. He continued riding and wound up seizing the motor from heat and oil loss as a result. Had motor built by ktm dealer with new clutch. First ride and it started...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By RODBOLT
That's crazy! What's your inseam? I'm a little...

That's crazy! What's your inseam? I'm a little under 6'2" but only have a about a 32" inseam. A lot of my height is in my torso. Hence my need for bar risers. So how do you reach the ground now with...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By RODBOLT
Seat Height

I'm looking for opinions on correct seat height. I recently purchased a 2012 KTM 500 XC-W. I'm just shy of 6'2" with about a 32" inseam. When seated I can flat foot the ground with legs pretty...
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By RODBOLT
Can't wait! Sent from my iPad using...

Can't wait!


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Forum: Face plant 06-21-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By RODBOLT
I read some of your stories and I guess I got off...

I read some of your stories and I guess I got off easy. I'm 37 but still going to play the age card. These kind of injuries take longer to heal the older you are. My plan is to continue riding as...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By RODBOLT
Dang Brett you were torn up! I'm encouraged...

Dang Brett you were torn up!

I'm encouraged by you guys' recovery times.

The estimates for healing time given to me at the hospital ranged from 6 weeks to 3 months. I'm hoping that the 6 week...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By RODBOLT
Did they remove your spleen? The big scare for me...

Did they remove your spleen? The big scare for me is falling and re-injuring the spleen and then emergency surgery to remove it. I didn't exactly get straight answers on how long I can't ride. I go...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,597
Posted By RODBOLT
My turn in the Face Plant complete with internal bleeding.

Well after 25 years of riding dirt bikes with only relatively minor injuries to show for it I went and seriously tore myself up. Last Friday evening at the end of a great day of riding while hot...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,114
Posted By RODBOLT
+1 Wolfman is all I use for luggage. Had one item...

+1 Wolfman is all I use for luggage. Had one item that needed fixed and they did it no questions asked.


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,400
Posted By RODBOLT
That's great, thanks for doing that! I've been in...

That's great, thanks for doing that! I've been in GJ for five years and still haven't hooked up with you guys. It's my own fault for working too dang much... I'll be watching for opportunities to...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,222
Posted By RODBOLT
My ceilings are 12' 6". The floor is 6" thick...

My ceilings are 12' 6". The floor is 6" thick with rebar on 16" centers. No extra reinforcement at the post locations but contrary to what some say that's really not necessary. Most lifts spec 4"...
Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,222
Posted By RODBOLT
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/17/y3e2ygev.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/17/y3e2ygev.jpg


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Forum: The Garage 02-16-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,222
Posted By RODBOLT
I put my 2-post lift that I recently scored....

I put my 2-post lift that I recently scored. http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/02/17/agyre9az.jpg


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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,574
Posted By RODBOLT
I love the Seat Concepts on my XR650R. All day...

I love the Seat Concepts on my XR650R. All day comfort and easy install. The guys there are awesome to deal with too. I looked seriously at Renazco but couldn't justify the $$$.


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,400
Posted By RODBOLT
Greg, Thanks for the info! Were the trail...

Greg,
Thanks for the info! Were the trail conditions good? Dry from the snow they got last month? The video looks like it was a blast.


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-08-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,400
Posted By RODBOLT
Thanks anyway. Me and a couple of friends are...

Thanks anyway. Me and a couple of friends are headed out there end of the month and Warner is where we were thinking of. Let us know how it is!


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-06-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,400
Posted By RODBOLT
Greg, Can you recommend some good areas...

Greg,

Can you recommend some good areas around St George?


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Forum: The Garage 12-24-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,222
Posted By RODBOLT
Thanks! It's a Superior Radiant Products unit....

Thanks! It's a Superior Radiant Products unit. This thing is amazing!

Way to go on the in-floor radiant! I chickened out of that when I started my building figuring infrared would make a close...
Forum: The Garage 12-22-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 473,222
Posted By RODBOLT
I installed my new infrared tube heater. It's...

I installed my new infrared tube heater. It's toasty!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/23/zy7u7uva.jpg


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Forum: The Garage 12-14-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,942,662
Posted By RODBOLT
My 32x50 man cave project that I started this...

My 32x50 man cave project that I started this summer. I don't have any impressive pics of the inside other than drywall that needs finished.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/15/munezy6y.jpg

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By RODBOLT
Thanks for the info. Will be drafting my comments...

Thanks for the info. Will be drafting my comments for the BLM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By RODBOLT
Grand Junction BLM closing desert???

I ways in All Sports Honda this afternoon pricing up some parts and saw a flier on their counter indicating that there's talks about closing 67% of the riding area in Grand Junction. Supposedly this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By RODBOLT
The park rangers will find something to bust your...

The park rangers will find something to bust your balls about, period! I got hassled once on the WRT over mirrors...like I'm merging into traffic on the trail. Technically I don't think you need...
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