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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-15-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 675,215
Posted By Gritz
Not really a pic, but a vid....

Took the long way into work Tuesday. Ran it pretty conservatively since my mother might see it, but what a GREAT way to start a work day!!!

High Grade Road, CO
Yummy...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Gritz
HUGE thanks! Your route suggestion looks...

HUGE thanks! Your route suggestion looks great.He's on a Yami Star, me on a my Strom, so I have a bit more adv in me ; ).

thx gritz
Forum: Americas 07-20-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Gritz
Five days, north from Denver

Myself and a buddy are going to take five days in August and head north from Denver. The rough goal is to end up in northwest WY or southern MT. Aside from maybe one night, we're planning on camping...
Forum: Face plant 07-17-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By Gritz
Loose Bits...

on my trail bike, bars are tight, but brake and clutch levers are kept "slightly" tight. if it goes down, they just slip a little and after a brief nap, they get spun back to place and on I go.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,325
Posted By Gritz
Just another ride in CO...

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/IMG_4998_1000.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 583,185
Posted By Gritz
Near Deer Trail CO. ...

Near Deer Trail CO.

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/DSC_1345_Windmill_final_framed_1200px.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 831,636
Posted By Gritz
LOVE it!

LOVE it!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 831,636
Posted By Gritz
Ian, just did a 6-day/night bike/camp trip of...

Ian,
just did a 6-day/night bike/camp trip of CO/NM/AZ/UT. Stayed up on Cedar Mesa UT for a couple nights and the view was not to far off this.

Let's just say it didn't suck. :lol3

Gritz
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 831,636
Posted By Gritz
Monument Valley @ dusk

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/DSC_3334_monument_valley_sunset_1000.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 553,299
Posted By Gritz
http://gritzstudio.com/strom/DSC_4706_top_down_tow...

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/DSC_4706_top_down_towards_salida_crop_1000.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4,046
Views: 965,395
Posted By Gritz
San Luis Valley farmhouse

Near Mosca Colorado
http://gritzstudio.com/web_pics/san_luis_valley_farmhouse.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 105,572
Posted By Gritz
Roadcut @ dusk in Monument Valley UT...

iPhone 4 on a RAM handlebar mount.
http://gritzstudio.com/strom/mon_val_roadcut_1000px.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-19-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,610,372
Posted By Gritz
Monument Valley roadcut @ Sunset

Here is an iPhone pic from dusk in Monument Valley UT a couple weeks back. Day three of a six-day, four-state, bike/camp excursion in CO, NM, AZ and UT.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-09-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 105,572
Posted By Gritz
http://gritzstudio.com/strom/IMG_1420_wheel_speed_...

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/IMG_1420_wheel_speed_shadow.jpg
Between Lyons & Boulder Colorado last August with iPhone 4 and Hipstamatic app.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 43,876
Posted By Gritz
How rough is John Brown Canyon...

I also have this posted in the trip planning section, but realized that you guys are probably much more informed about this area...

In early June, I'm gonna load up the Wee in Denver and head to...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Gritz
How rough is John Brown Canyon...

In early June, I'm gonna load up the Wee in Denver and head to UT/AZ for 7-10 days. I'm looking for an alt route from Grand Junction to the Blanding area. How rough is John Brown Canyon out of...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-15-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,045
Posted By Gritz
I've been using the Adventure Paper by National...

I've been using the Adventure Paper by National Geographic for the past five years or so w/o fail. I still have the first one I ever made and it's seen some miles. I've only cracked one of them and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By Gritz
4 days, 1,300 miles of WY and SD.

We set off last Wed. from Denver to do a hot lap of the Black Hills of SD and WY.
Here's the link to the FB pics/blog I kept:
...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By Gritz
I'll be riding the Strom, so dirt roads don't...

I'll be riding the Strom, so dirt roads don't scare me. I had a "unconventional dismount" at the MX track this past friday resulting in torn rotator cuff, so I'll see how I feel in three weeks, I...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,176
Posted By Gritz
Question SD trip...

Hey all,
I'm planning a solo Black Hills SD trip from about the middle of Sept. I grew up for number of years in Rapid City and am planning base camping out of Custer State Park and just doing day...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Gritz
Ran to TFOG this morning and had a new Anakee 2...

Ran to TFOG this morning and had a new Anakee 2 put on by Jim. Great guy, great experience. I'll be back.

gritz
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Gritz
Best place for tires in Denver...

After a medium rate of air loss yesterday I found a nail in my Wee's back tire last night. I was needing new rear rubber in the next month or so anyway, so I'm just going to bite the bullet and do it...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gritz
I know I've got one sitting around in a box...

I know I've got one sitting around in a box someplace in the garage for my jeep (just moved into a new house 6 weeks ago). When I couldn't find it easily, it was was the inspiration for the...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gritz
Oops...

yeah... I know I misspelled Mototech and forgot to put the "Center Stand" part in the title.

gritz
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gritz
dl650 SW Motototech install...

Just finished up, took me about 35 mins. Not bad at all. Played the YouTube vid on the laptop as I went along. Stands up like a piece of cake. Me Likey!

Oh yeah... Spring puller, what spring...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By Gritz
Day trippin...

Yup, good call. I'll post there in the future.
I'm such a NEWB!!:wink:

thx Signal,
Gritz
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,040
Posted By Gritz
First 280+ mile day!

I've had it four weeks, ticked off 1,200+ miles:clap

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/05.29.11_ride_smallish_pics/DSC_4059.jpg
...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,143
Posted By Gritz
DOH, '09 it was. In '99 I didn't even...

DOH, '09 it was.

In '99 I didn't even realize how lucky I'd be in 2011 to have this bike!:D
Forum: Beasts 05-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,143
Posted By Gritz
hopefully not.

I bought new sprockets too, planning on doing them as well.

After pulling the rear to replace it, when layed on top of the new one, it was almost the exact same, no cupping, side wearing or...
Forum: Beasts 05-25-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,143
Posted By Gritz
Talking DL650 Chain Replacement

HOLY S*#T!!!!!!:eek1

I just pulled off the old OEM chain on my new-to-me '04 Wee. The previous owner had sworn by WD-40 and the chain showed it. After 17k+ it had sticky links, herky-jerky...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Gritz
Wee Handlebar Clamp question.

So my "new-to-me" '04 Wee landed in my hands with up-and-back bar risers. I'd like to see how the stock set-up rides, but the bike didn't come with the top portion of the OEM clamps that had been...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gritz
Pics are here:

Here it is:
G's Vee (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=15935823#post15935823)
(top of the thread)

I think the Gear Indicator is a GI Pro, but I don't remember offhand.

I just...
Forum: Beasts 05-17-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Gritz
have gear, will ride...

I have 10+ years on the KLX on Colorado/UT single track and high alpine trails.

It's amazing to me (and cool), that after riding nearly 300 miles last weekend, I received more comments along the...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Gritz
I have a '00 Jeep TJ, and a dirt-only '01...

I have a '00 Jeep TJ, and a dirt-only '01 KLX300R. This is my first foray into the world of pavement on only two wheels.
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By Gritz
my new '04... Strom

Still pretty much naked as a jailbird. For now...:D

http://gritzstudio.com/strom/strompic_002_tank_macro_small.jpg
http://gritzstudio.com/strom/strompic_001_small.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,447
Posted By Gritz
I am now... one of you...

After lusting for the past four mos. and waiting for a new home to close, I'm now the VERY happy and proud owner of a very clean blue '04 DL650 with 17.1k on the clock.

Last night I couldn't stop...
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Gritz
Thanks to everyone for the info. Now all I have...

Thanks to everyone for the info.
Now all I have to do is wait to close on a new house on the 8th, then I'll join the ranks of Strom riders.

Gritz
Forum: Beasts 03-14-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,911
Posted By Gritz
Un-sell me!

For all intents and purposes, I've decided I'm in the market for a used DL650 within the two months or so. Any reason NOT to get this bike?
1) Are there any known issues with this ride?
2) What...
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