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Forum: Hacks 12-07-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,596
Posted By tomshell
update

I rode it today from Casa Grande Az, north 40 miles to Chandler. My dog was in the copilot position and seemed to really enjoy it. Bike ran fine, and seemed real happy right around 55-60 mph...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2008, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,596
Posted By tomshell
Got it!

Picked it up this morning. Plug on the right side was fouled. Cleaned it and it ran much better. Drove her home about 5 miles and that was real interesting. Much squirellier than I had expected. Took...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,596
Posted By tomshell
Wow great info here.....The ground will be done...

Wow great info here.....The ground will be done and I will check out the alternator. Is there an easy way to tell if it is 14w or35w?
Pictures will be posted this weekend, here and at the other...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,596
Posted By tomshell
Thanks for the info....I misquoted the year of...

Thanks for the info....I misquoted the year of mine-which by the way I have comitted to buy-it is a 97! I have read a bit about the crankshaft, I will try not to lug. the carb info is very good to...
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,596
Posted By tomshell
1996 Ural Tourist Help

I am looking at a used slightly beat to hell Ural Tourist.The bike has only 6000 kms on it. I have to decide quickly, and registered at russion iron dot com but can not post there yet. Any help would...
Forum: Alaska 07-26-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By tomshell
Were good to go

Ramey hooked us up with a garage to work in thias evening. We just left the Kawasaki dealer on College and we have all the parts we need. Thanks for the quick replies and siggestions.....See ya all...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By tomshell
We can make it to Fairbanks no problem.Should be...

We can make it to Fairbanks no problem.Should be there by noon. As long as the parts are availbable, the only probblem I see is tools to remove c/s sprocket and a place to work. Anyone have such a...
Forum: Alaska 07-25-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 718
Posted By tomshell
In Tok Need Sprockets and a garage KLR

The Dempster and top of the world road mud took its toll on both mine and my buddies klr sprockets. Can anyone give me some help, we need:
A place in Fairbanks to get 2 sets of chains/sprockets
A...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,049
Posted By tomshell
More pics

Awesome ride, minimal problems,great weather and scenery. Some PIX (http://www.tomshellberg.com/atr08/index) Thanks to ATR for another great event!:clap :clap :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By tomshell
Dual Sport Camp Trip this Weekend Phoenix

I know it is short notice, but follow this LINK (http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=40022) to the KLR forum where I posted it....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By tomshell
Photos HERE...

Photos HERE (http://www.tomshellberg.com/globe/globe.html)
Mostly pix of my buddies and a few others too....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
Or you can cut off at 96 ranch road, up and over...

Or you can cut off at 96 ranch road, up and over the hills and past some abondoned old ranch...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By tomshell
I will go through them over the next few days and...

I will go through them over the next few days and post a link. I do a fair amount of photo jobs, but I have never shot a bike race before. I was dead tired after 2 days of going up and down those...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By tomshell
F the weather, this is adventure riding! Rain...

F the weather, this is adventure riding! Rain should clear up by 3 or 4, but don't hold me to that....Hope to see ya up there. Tom
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By tomshell
I will be there tonight, on an ugly KLR loaded...

I will be there tonight, on an ugly KLR loaded with camping gear....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By tomshell
No, that goes to kirkland Junction and skull...

No, that goes to kirkland Junction and skull Valley.I believe that is all paved, but I have not been on it in a while. Here is the route I'm talkin bout:
Edit: From Kirkland Junc.to Wagoner to Crown...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,373
Posted By tomshell
Glad it all worked out

Take time to heal Pete, and glad all your stuff made it home okay. Pete decided the night before to tag along with us up echo canyon and to the dunes. I was thrilled because I had seen his posts...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 09:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
I can't make it, but here is a suggestion. South...

I can't make it, but here is a suggestion. South of Florence pick up 96 ranch road. I think it is 6 -8 miles south of town.It is a very nice graded road, that climbs up and over some hills (and tops...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,049
Posted By tomshell
In. Are you in Cornbread?

In. Are you in Cornbread?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By tomshell
You can cut east out of Bagdad, into Chino...

You can cut east out of Bagdad, into Chino Valley.Then up Mingus Mtn to Jerome, and back down to I-17. From there you could cross I-17 to Bloody Basin and follow that into North Scottsdale. PM me for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By tomshell
Fishy,eh? :wink:

Fishy,eh? :wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By tomshell
Only places I have ever seen that "condoned"...

Only places I have ever seen that "condoned" bikes in rooms are in Mexico. All the hotels in Beatty looked like my type, cheap and ordinary....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-15-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,548
Posted By tomshell
Great suggestions, put it together like this: ...

Great suggestions, put it together like this:
87 to 4 peaks turn off, up and over 4 peaks (nice desert to pines cruise)
gas and go from Punkin Center to Young (beautiful canyons and more trees)...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,345
Posted By tomshell
Liability is all you need, but full coverage is...

Liability is all you need, but full coverage is not that much more. Do a google search for online mexican insurance and work up some quotes to see the difference....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
I would love to ride and meet you guys, and am...

I would love to ride and meet you guys, and am familiar with a lot of routes....but that weeknd of the 1st is no good for me. I will keep my eyes peeled and maybe i will put together a ride for late...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
I will order the parts in the next week or so and...

I will order the parts in the next week or so and then post up when I get them. Thanks for the help, and I hope to meet some of you in the future....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Thanks, I may arrange to borrow them, or maybe...

Thanks, I may arrange to borrow them, or maybe take a run over there in the next 3 or 4 weeks if you don't mind...Mine is a 2007, and I know it is not done. My buddies is a 93,doo status unknown. He...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
Wow. Some of the trails you mention, coke ovens,...

Wow. Some of the trails you mention, coke ovens, Martinez mine trail are fairly nasty rocky, rough trails.Especially the one into Martinez. And I heard that the coke ovens are closed, the land owners...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By tomshell
Thanks for the link, looked like a good time. I...

Thanks for the link, looked like a good time. I was a little worried about ML after the fall though....I am compiling info from MANY sources and will post up a general idea of our plans soon. We WILL...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,617
Posted By tomshell
Sounds like a good idea, gut I will not be here...

Sounds like a good idea, gut I will not be here this weekend. Sunday would also not be the best day for me, but I would try to make some. Why not on a week night?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Fresno area.....thanks though.

Fresno area.....thanks though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
PM sent....will keep ya posted.

PM sent....will keep ya posted.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Beer and food is a given! Thanks, let me know...

Beer and food is a given! Thanks, let me know here or in a pm if he can help us out. It does not have to be on the 8th, if he is willing to help i will leave that up to him.....tom
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Shit, going to Cal. with my wife to visit family....

Shit, going to Cal. with my wife to visit family. How about the 8th of March? We could do it at my house in Chandler, or more central if someone else wants to volunteer. My buddy and I are going to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
I am not available this weekend, I was just...

I am not available this weekend, I was just suggesting some routes.....You gonna do this Motomedic?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Anyone?(bump)

Anyone?(bump)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By tomshell
R.I.P. dude....condolences to family and friends.

R.I.P. dude....condolences to family and friends.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,784
Posted By tomshell
Chiricahua National Monument would be nice, but...

Chiricahua National Monument would be nice, but damn chilly this time of year. I believe the campground you refer to is above 5,ooo feet. So, it may be in the teens or even lower at nigh, just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By tomshell
HOA's should be avoided at all costs. Wait till...

HOA's should be avoided at all costs. Wait till that kayak trailer, or bike trailer, or car won't go in the garage one night and the neighborhood gestapo rides by in his/her golf cart next morning...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By tomshell
Looking for KLR doo tools and/or tech nite PHX

I have a 07 and a 93 that need to be doo'ed. Anyone in the Phoenix area have the tools, or want to host a tech nite? I am in Chandler, and my garage is fairly well equipped if it needed to be held at...
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