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Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 532,506
Posted By lkr57
The Avon Roadrider is an excellent tire. I...

The Avon Roadrider is an excellent tire. I currently have them on my Norton 850 Commando and my Suzuki GS1000. It's become the preferred tire for most Norton riders. BT45 is popular also for those...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By lkr57
I had a 2007 KLX250S that I sold a couple of...

I had a 2007 KLX250S that I sold a couple of years ago. I put on an HMF slip-on, removed the snorkel, stock air filter. It was definitely too lean with the stock jetting. I did not put in a jet kit....
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 532,506
Posted By lkr57
Don't know about fuses but have you checked the...

Don't know about fuses but have you checked the bulb? Look at the simplest things first.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14,361
Views: 1,072,717
Posted By lkr57
I wouldn't buy if the title has a lien. I did...

I wouldn't buy if the title has a lien. I did once, and it took three months to get the bank to release the paperwork. The deal was complicated more than normal because the seller had bought the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,198
Views: 532,506
Posted By lkr57
Yes, I actually like this one. I usually hate the...

Yes, I actually like this one. I usually hate the bikexif builds.

Has anyone here ditched the stock airbox and gone with clamp-on filters like this guy did? Maybe replace the stock carbs with...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14,928
Views: 2,211,007
Posted By lkr57
PM headed your way... Debby

PM headed your way...

Debby
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,755
Posted By lkr57
Isn't it funny when you run into one of your old...

Isn't it funny when you run into one of your old posts from several years ago? Happens to me occasionally and I'm like "did I really say that?" :huh:lol3

And to be on topic, I'm from MT (Great...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 16,880
Posted By lkr57
Congratulations! Excellent choice. I hope you...

Congratulations! Excellent choice. I hope you enjoy your riding time today.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,240
Posted By lkr57
Let it go and move on. Nothing good can come from...

Let it go and move on. Nothing good can come from this.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,854
Posted By lkr57
Congrats, Blake. Looks like a lot of fun. Good...

Congrats, Blake. Looks like a lot of fun. Good luck keeping your license. I know a good traffic ticket attorney if/when you need one. He's good at saving licenses. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,052
Posted By lkr57
Welcome home! We're glad to have you.

Welcome home! We're glad to have you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
The ad now is calling it a "UM 250" so maybe the...

The ad now is calling it a "UM 250" so maybe the seller actually read your email. :)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
Let me know when you're ready to sell it! I've...

Let me know when you're ready to sell it! I've been looking for another dual sport bike, and a nice clean DR350 or DR650 would be just right. :D

I really need to sell a couple of bikes first...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,730
Posted By lkr57
Offhand, I'd say none of them are Rainbow Family...

Offhand, I'd say none of them are Rainbow Family members.

I saw that same article on yahoo "news" yesterday. It's making the rounds. Just the latest in a long endless series of anti-pot...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
Appears to be in good cosmetic condition going by...

Appears to be in good cosmetic condition going by the photos.

Anyone want to buy a KDX? I'm looking to get $1400. :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By lkr57
The cookie factory unfortunately shut down a...

The cookie factory unfortunately shut down a number of years ago (5? 10? I don't remember now). They just couldn't hold out long enough...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-21-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By lkr57
Yup, ever since the cookie factory in Denver...

Yup, ever since the cookie factory in Denver where they used to work got shut down. Now they're just hanging out on their pass looking for trouble. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14,928
Views: 2,211,007
Posted By lkr57
Dibs on the Garmin. I could come get it Sunday....

Dibs on the Garmin. I could come get it Sunday. PM inbound shortly.

Debby
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,363
Posted By lkr57
If not diesel it could be a bad mix with really...

If not diesel it could be a bad mix with really high ethanol content. I've read about people getting gas that is 30 or 40 percent ethanol. I wouldn't even put that in my lawnmower. Better just to get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
You can get older Monsters pretty cheap too. They...

You can get older Monsters pretty cheap too. They don't seem to get much love on the used market. I paid $3000 for my 96 M900 but it needed a lot more work than I thought so it wasn't that good a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,259
Posted By lkr57
To me it's not about danger, but it makes the...

To me it's not about danger, but it makes the place seem kind of creepy and weird. I feel kind of the same about Buenie. Only one prison there but it kind of dominates the landscape.

OP might like...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14,361
Views: 1,072,717
Posted By lkr57
I've been there. Pretty interesting, well worth a...

I've been there. Pretty interesting, well worth a visit. It's at Sargent's Mesa, in between Hwy 50 and Hwy 114. We went in from 114 but I don't remember how to get there now. I think you can get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
And it was my first dirt bike! No fenders or...

And it was my first dirt bike! No fenders or street gear, no muffler, just a straight pipe, knobbies and a huge overlay sprocket. I had so much fun with it. :ricky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By lkr57
As to the OP's question, you could try running...

As to the OP's question, you could try running some pump gas. Most Ducatis run fine on 87 octane. The avgas does tend to run richer and that could be part of the problem, especially if the bike is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By lkr57
I've read that low RPM / high altitude / constant...

I've read that low RPM / high altitude / constant speed propaganda from numerous sources. But airplanes don't spend all of their time in the air. They have to take off from the ground, and when they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By lkr57
I was through that area last summer. I can say...

I was through that area last summer. I can say there is a Subway in Newcastle. The service was really slow but the sandwich was just like any other Subway on the planet. Didn't stop in Gillette but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,627
Posted By lkr57
^this my neighbor in Crestone told me when a...

^this

my neighbor in Crestone told me when a big storm hits it can take a few days to get plowed out. You have to be prepared to ride it out at home - have extra food and water, a backup heat...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-31-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 303,534
Posted By lkr57
1970 Suzuki T500

A photo from today's ride:

http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc169/debby511/Vintage/100_1893_zpsc4b428dd.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By lkr57
There are a number of shipping companies that...

There are a number of shipping companies that offer door to door service with no crating involved. I used Federal when I bought my Monster and needed it shipped here from Cali. They just strap the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,930
Posted By lkr57
I could write a book

jumps out of 2nd gear but it's ok because you can shift through to 3rd

was going to restore but have no time

you can apply for a lost title

runs great but needs a tuneup

I don't know if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,362
Posted By lkr57
17 seems to be just as heavily patrolled as 285....

17 seems to be just as heavily patrolled as 285. You might get away with +5, that's about it.

I think for most people, the SLV is just some place they do indeed try to get through as quickly as...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,719
Posted By lkr57
Reno/Carson area is pretty nice. I lived there...

Reno/Carson area is pretty nice. I lived there before moving to Colorado (also in 1993) and really liked it. I was eventually forced out due to lack of jobs (I'm a software engineer). Great dirt...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 672
Posted By lkr57
Just back from the OBR. It was great day! Tkent,...

Just back from the OBR. It was great day! Tkent, you missed out.

I rode my 850 Commando and it ran great all day. Nortons can throw some weird problems at you from time to time, but when all is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12,029
Views: 1,520,344
Posted By lkr57
Compared to the price for a new SR400 ($6000 +...

Compared to the price for a new SR400 ($6000 + dealer fees) it seems like a bargain!

10 years ago that price may have been absurdly high, now not so much. Japanese bikes from the 1970s have been...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By lkr57
Full Termis, not just slipons. No "udder", will...

Full Termis, not just slipons. No "udder", will sound fantastic when you take it out on the test ride. :D

Looks like an aftermarket seat, so no more sliding into the tank.

The plastic tank is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By lkr57
PM sent. Are you selling the VFR? What will...

PM sent.

Are you selling the VFR? What will the new arrival be?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By lkr57
well, the weather's pretty shitty today so that...

well, the weather's pretty shitty today so that might cheer y'all up. :D

500 mile ride through the mountains, anyone? I'd be happy to join you but I'm moving next weekend so I'm busy packing...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 33,869
Posted By lkr57
I did one almost like that working on my 900SS....

I did one almost like that working on my 900SS. To do a valve adjustment you had to remove the rear shock. Fun stuff. I hoisted the bike up in the air with straps as in the photo above, then put a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By lkr57
I'm really loving the warm weather this week. Not...

I'm really loving the warm weather this week. Not looking forward to Sunday's predicted weather. :puke1

I can't even imagine someone feeling sorry winter is almost over... :vardy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14,928
Views: 2,211,007
Posted By lkr57
pedal bike stuff

Rollers! Great for all you aspiring road riders. Learn to pedal in circles not squares! Kreitler Trackstand included, great for novice roller riders. Rollers fold up for easy storage. $50 takes them...
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