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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 862
Views: 54,004
Posted By junkyardroad
Just found this thread, and heck yeah I'd like to...

Just found this thread, and heck yeah I'd like to go on my KLR, but came down with a nasty cold yesterday. Sucks.
I'm near Rifle.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 75,871
Posted By junkyardroad
Interesting and thought provoking wrap up, thank...

Interesting and thought provoking wrap up, thank you. I recently looked and found you hadn't logged on since early November, and figured you weren't coming back. Like others, following your thread...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,286
Posted By junkyardroad
Likewise on all the above, and I totally get it....

Likewise on all the above, and I totally get it. Didn't mean to be a dickhead there. I could cash out (mostly) and split right now, but it would cheat my kids. So I stay, and work, and dream, and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,286
Posted By junkyardroad
As I sit in the early spring sun, in my house...

As I sit in the early spring sun, in my house with a view, in the mountains Colorado, beer in hand, on the brink of two college tuitions, and a mortgage that I won't live long enough to pay, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
They are very easy to install and will work fine...

They are very easy to install and will work fine with your springs. And they are tunable.

If you decide not to do it, RM MC has a great return policy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
And if the bike isn't running, it will fill your...

And if the bike isn't running, it will fill your crankcase with gas. Replace the needle.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb If you'd post those pics here, it would be great....

If you'd post those pics here, it would be great. I'd like to contribute to the effort,if I may, by providing the bathing suit.

I'm sure there's a spool of thread and a postage stamp 'round here...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,286
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I have a yellow lab that would fit right in with...

I have a yellow lab that would fit right in with those lazy, sleeping seals. The rest of the wildlife would scare the shit out of him though.

Great pics, I'll add the Galapagos to my bucket list...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 207,469
Posted By junkyardroad
Happy Birthday! This has been a great thread!

Happy Birthday! This has been a great thread!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read...

What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read on here Duplicolor cast iron, but it's not available locally.

My bike was pretty rough with only 7500 miles. I welded 3 cracks in the frame too. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap...

I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap since my cases are split. Have these things gotten any easier to find? My cases are split now and ready to reassemble. I've already done 2nd.

I just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 418,377
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb This is great. I couldn't find one of these last...

This is great. I couldn't find one of these last year, so a went with Big Agnes Fishhook ul2. It was fine, but in July I set up too close to an unnoticed hive of huge black ants in Mt. Lassen NP. The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb *Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38- ...

*Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38-
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*Sulfuric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-93-9

Nice 1-2 punch there. Do you neutralize it after or just rinse? What clear coat, if any?

This...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,286
Posted By junkyardroad
Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this...

Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this one!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,550
Posted By junkyardroad
5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and...

5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and surrounding towns?
It has everything you are looking for and then some.
R/R, hot springs, world class food from Aspen to Vail, superb hiking,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 206,832
Posted By junkyardroad
Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new...

Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new everyday. Let us know how your treatment works out. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes...

60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes for miles through boulder fields at 12k, and often wish for a 52. Hell of a workout, especially if there's a snowfield. It's just easier to ride a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have...

Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have bought one, but the PO did the full monty and it's a big difference and worth the money.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
I ride every terrain from rocky single track to...

I ride every terrain from rocky single track to interstate highway, from 5500 to 12000 ft. usually on the same day. Typically we run 200 mile loops, that's just the way it is here. I find a 120/100...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
Those are not really diversions, more like...

Those are not really diversions, more like accoutrements to a valid topic, and arguably necessary to manhood. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
When I tear it down, I'll check the seat...

When I tear it down, I'll check the seat pressure. I think its a combo of excessive seat pressure and too soft components. No way it was oil related, or procedural. Really frustrating, and has me...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
That looks more like it! Cyclewizard cam....

That looks more like it!

Cyclewizard cam.

Would they custom machine risers?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 82,586
Views: 9,306,759
Posted By junkyardroad
I have had my second aftermarket cam failure,...

I have had my second aftermarket cam failure, this time after only 150 miles. Trying to decide whether its worth the time and money to rebuild. Really, the big fin head is probably worth more than...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 232,894
Posted By junkyardroad
I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly...

I have to live with a parasite that looks exactly like that! They say their life span is 20+ years. We'll see.
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,711
Posted By junkyardroad
May I persuade you to spend more time in...

May I persuade you to spend more time in Colorado? Dinosaur and RMNP are great,but don't miss the million dollar highway, Independence Pass, and, best of all, the unpaved byways.

Plus, your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
"A little mitigation... although this isn't where...

"A little mitigation... although this isn't where the spring broke (where it engages the doohickey), I radiused and smoothed the doohickey edges where the spring engages/contacts:"

This sounds...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep...

I've used the maroon, and dark grey. Keep scrubbing until the shine is gone.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,509
Posted By junkyardroad
My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're...

My son and I will ride there on our XRLs. We're near Rifle.
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. ...

This is a good idea. I use a Scotchbrite pad. Same result.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 46,878
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb Thanks for posting the street art, more is better...

Thanks for posting the street art, more is better for those of us who may not live to see it in person....
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 232,894
Posted By junkyardroad
So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to...

So many "Moustache on Road" signs. I'll have to research these.........
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http://i1075.photobucket.com/albums/w428/reaver66/PB150400_zps0ab5dbe1.jpg

That sign means "bacon on the road" duh
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 232,894
Posted By junkyardroad
To God? Huh? This dude is not god, just a...

To God? Huh?
This dude is not god, just a Canadian without his mullet. Canadians, drink Molson, talk funny, just ease away before the b/o knocks you out.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 418,377
Posted By junkyardroad
It nice to see this thread come up again! I first...

It nice to see this thread come up again! I first read this right as my life veered down an unexpected course. For whatever reason, this one grabbed my attention, and I waited for every post. I still...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed...

My first thought was clogged pilot jet, followed closely by vacuum leak. I'd start by cleaning the carb.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega...

"180 F Sega 250 Scooter – Langley Sega distributor $42.00
195F (90C) from China (looks like a lot of those 250cc china scooters have the same tstat . OD 32 mm with rubber 1.260”

Does anybody have...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
This has been hard to find, have a part number?...

This has been hard to find, have a part number? I'm interested in doing this
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 53,845
Posted By junkyardroad
I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward...

I really enjoyed this RR, and am looking forward to the rest of S.A.!
Hurry down there, dang it. Post up lots if you can.
Forum: Thumpers 10-03-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
When one of my bikes did that recently, I found...

When one of my bikes did that recently, I found an insect carapace in the main jet. Literally a bug in the system. The exhaust cover bolts are coincidental, regardless.
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16,260
Views: 1,826,958
Posted By junkyardroad
Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early...

Interesting write up on the 685. I have an early '09 that I rarely ride at high speeds (yet). It had 4k miles when purchased, now 7k. When I put new oil in it, it turns black very quickly, which...
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