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Forum: The Garage 08-30-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By Joevano
Will paint thinner ruin my air filter?

I'm tired of researching and being undecided about what to put in my parts washer.

I think I'll just go cheap with paint thinner.

Main concern is, will it eat up my Twin Air filters?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Joevano
Need riding help near Big Sky

My son and I are coming out next month for a wedding and want to do some riding. I'm on a '13 250XCW, and he on a '04 200EXC.

We will be staying at the 320 Ranch just south of Big Sky, and would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 92,189
Posted By Joevano
I should clarify a bit. We will be staying at...

I should clarify a bit. We will be staying at the 320 and would like 2-3 different day rides starting there or close to there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 92,189
Posted By Joevano
Really, is there nobody in that area that would...

Really, is there nobody in that area that would help us out?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 92,189
Posted By Joevano
Looking for trail advice around 320 Ranch Area. ...

Looking for trail advice around 320 Ranch Area.

My son and I will be at the 320 for a week in September. We can either bring our KLX's (plated) or our DR650's.

Is anyone real familiar with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,325
Views: 92,189
Posted By Joevano
Hi guys, looking for riding help in your area. ...

Hi guys, looking for riding help in your area.

My son and I are coming out for a wedding at 320 Ranch Sept 14th. Prior to then we would like to spend 4 days riding offroad.

We could bring the...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Joevano
Nolan N104 speakers

I have the Scala G4 and the speakers are pretty cheap sounding. After emailing J&M and getting no help regarding upgrading to their speakers, I'm looking at the Tork Xpro speakers.

anyone have...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Joevano
Thanks, I re-posted it there.

Thanks, I re-posted it there.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By Joevano
Need riding help in Big Sky

I'm going to a wedding at Big Sky this September. While out there, my son and I would love to ride in the mountains. Anyone in that area that would take us riding for a day? Or, have good tracks I...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Joevano
Need to ride around Big Sky Mt

I'm going to a wedding at Big Sky this September. While out there, my son and I would love to ride in the mountains. Anyone in that area that would take us riding for a day?

We could either do...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By Joevano
Let me clarify something. The leak dod NOT come...

Let me clarify something. The leak dod NOT come from the crack. The crack is only in the rib.

The leak came from the slight misalignment between the bent crankcase and the cover.
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By Joevano
Thanks for the optimism guys, I need all I can...

Thanks for the optimism guys, I need all I can get right now. I have started the bike since then and it did dribble.

I've been told (by a professional mech) that you cannot replace half a case. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,846
Posted By Joevano
Is my engine repairable? Adventure from Alaska

Hi guys, long time no post. My Alaska trip ended badly last year so I've been hiding from my DR and the disappointment of it. Long story short, on my way back from Alaska, with the throttle pegged...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Joevano
Repair gas tank?

My son's KLX300 tank is cracked. Anyone sucessfully repaired a plastic tank?
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,076
Posted By Joevano
DR650 engine damage

So while passing a truck at 60-70 MPH, my master link let go and WHAM the chain bunched up around the front sprocket and broke my case. Not the happy ending to my Alaska trip I had hoped for.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
You're not going to believe this, are you sitting...

You're not going to believe this, are you sitting down??

After the bearing repair, at the Harley shop because the other bike shops were too busy with boats, it got worse.

Passing a truck 37...
Forum: Canada 07-05-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,195
Posted By Joevano
I'm back on the road but in an enclosed trailer. ...

I'm back on the road but in an enclosed trailer. The guy who picked me up will get me within 150 miles of home. Not the ending of the trip I had hoped for but it will work.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Mechanically things have been great, till now. ...

Mechanically things have been great, till now. I'm currently broke down in Destruction Bay YT. Broken rear wheel bearing. They have the bearings in Whitehorse so trying to hitch a ride with the...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Joevano
Anyone in Whitehorse with a garage I can borrow...

Anyone in Whitehorse with a garage I can borrow to work in?
Forum: Canada 07-03-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Joevano
NAPA has them. Trying to get a ride there now.

NAPA has them. Trying to get a ride there now.
Forum: Canada 07-03-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By Joevano
Broke down in Destruction Bay - Help!

Shot rear wheel bearings on DR650. Anyone nearby who can help?
612-419-3221
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Joevano
BTW other than Alaska Leather, anything else to...

BTW other than Alaska Leather, anything else to see here before I head to Homer?
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Joevano
The slider broke, not the end of the world. Big...

The slider broke, not the end of the world. Big Lake is near Elk River 30 miles NW of Mpls.
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Joevano
Thanks Thatguy!

Thanks Thatguy!
Forum: Alaska 06-28-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Joevano
Need zipper repair in Anchorage

I'm camped at the HD dealership tonight. My zipper broke on my Aerostich pants when I took them off. Can anyone recommend a place to get it repaired in the morning? Would they do that at Alaska...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Pics are taken with a Sony DSC-H90 and are not...

Pics are taken with a Sony DSC-H90 and are not enhanced.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Phot upload failed after 129 pics but at least...

Phot upload failed after 129 pics but at least some were added.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
I'm back to civilization and WiFi so will do a...

I'm back to civilization and WiFi so will do a little catch up. Finally found Photosync and it's working to upload about 800 pics to Smugmug but will take a few hours.

Leaving Dawson, we took...
Forum: Alaska 06-26-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Joevano
So many roads, so little time.

Trying to squeeze in every road in Alaska before I leave but the don't all fit. If you had to choose between Denali or Glenn Hwy, which one? Already did the Dalton so remote and rough has been...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
http://img.tapatalk.com/aefec060-b90c-fa5f.jpgThis...

http://img.tapatalk.com/aefec060-b90c-fa5f.jpgThis was at midnight from the Midnight Dome over Dawson City YT. Big party up there to celebrate the solstice. The sun finally dipped below the horizon...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,756
Posted By Joevano
From Dawson I'm going up to Deadhorse so I want...

From Dawson I'm going up to Deadhorse so I want good tires. I'm picking up a Heidenau K60 from Adventure Cycleworks in Fairbanks on my way through. I'm sure it's from chasing Scoutman on his KTM...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,756
Posted By Joevano
I'm running 41 PSI and loaded with about 60 lbs. ...

I'm running 41 PSI and loaded with about 60 lbs. I was twisting the wrist pretty good in the beginning. Have a 120-90 on now. Maybe a 130-80 will last longer with the wider footprint.
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,756
Posted By Joevano
Mefo tires are not what they claim to be

I'm about 3900 miles into my Alaska trip and sitting in Dawson City for the D2D rally. I admit that I like to ride hard and fast but my rear Mefo Explorer is almost gone. I'm not sure i can even...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Hey all, laying in bed at Liard Hot Springs...

Hey all, laying in bed at Liard Hot Springs listening to the generator and the rain.

We ended up making it to Hyder at about 9:30 Saturday night. Left Prince George about 12:30 after Phil got a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Today I ended up staying in Prince George and...

Today I ended up staying in Prince George and relaxing.

Adjusted and lubed my chain, looked over the bike, and got a manicure. Oops, can I delete that?

There are four bikers coming here...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
I finally got some pictures uploaded. Had a...

I finally got some pictures uploaded. Had a couple hundred but for now have a selection at:http://joevanorsdol.smugmug.com/Other/Alaska-Trip-2012/23511933_fmPxgr#!i=1908002441&k=K7QJNqT...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Long day in the saddle Thursday got me 570 miles...

Long day in the saddle Thursday got me 570 miles to Prince George. Had a couple hours of rain starting in Kamloops but the 'Stich did it's job. Did get the Gerbing plugged in for a while, sure glad...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
Left Havre ND early Tuesday morning hoping to get...

Left Havre ND early Tuesday morning hoping to get all the way to Bonners Ferry ID.

I have been noticing the tach on the Trailtech Vapor intermittently running high and it seemed to be when pushing...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,545
Posted By Joevano
That's where I'm headed! Should be there...

That's where I'm headed! Should be there Tuesday. Been collecting T-shirts for swag from dealers, 4 so far.
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 43,353
Posted By Joevano
I'm crossing over today by Bonners Ferry. Picked...

I'm crossing over today by Bonners Ferry. Picked up another T-shirt yesterday. Be there a couple days early.
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