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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 10:51 AM
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Posted By GISkev
RR: Mystery!

Hopefully Harcus and TrailTwister have some pics cuz my phone went dead. Great ride!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/h0JmzH_vdSkZSnT9RshECqywsdUZZqOMxmX-Npevxoky=w1099-h541-no
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Sunday book cliffs

Paging oldjeeper and yogoi... there may be a book cliff run this sunday if you're into it.

^^^ Barney's midair shot is frontpage material!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-23-2015, 09:12 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Book Cliff's on Sunday?

3927'3.00"N
11020'55.00"W

Thinking about riding the Book Cliffs from Horse Cyn on Sunday if anyone's interested...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 08:44 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Loud pipes save lives?

Think this would work for Harley's?

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/conditioning.png
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Sounds like a plan!

I'll post when I go and you can be the tour guide!:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By GISkev
rally fairing

I put in about 100 miles, but was taking it easy.

Post some pics of your fancy rally console!

...Here's my next agenda:
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Not bad...

This was neato:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-mvGGsohCAHY/VQR9FKVu-_I/AAAAAAAAWH4/TDqpw0BunIA/w1096-h822-no/20150314_113442.jpg
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Fixer upper! Vstrom on the cheap

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047320

I've decided to sell the wee-strom as farming season is on its way. This would be a great deal for someone that wanted to do the top end...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-09-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By GISkev
zoo

can even be hard to find camping unless your 10 + miles out of town
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2015, 02:34 PM
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Posted By GISkev
plug on wiring harness?

On my new 2013 650 I see a female bullet connector coming out of the wiring up in front under the fairing on the left side... Anyone know what it's for? I'm hoping too install heated grips and am...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By GISkev
or both?

Needed something to get me to work in the meantime... rebuild the strom when I can find the time. Mail order engine didnt check out so returned to seller. The versys (versitile system) makes the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By GISkev
I'm riding!

This: (it's camo if you have a hard time seeing it!)

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-p3xsd2Zh2hs/VPImvcTl4iI/AAAAAAAAV98/Nhw17g3epYg/w1143-h857-no/20150228_133850.jpg

It'll likely get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 06:58 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Wtf??

Who's FlashMo? anyone we know? Not a mormon sex offender i hope. "Flash"-"mo" get it? Newb is apparently a relative term...

You guys all need to get out and ride or something. Those of us...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By GISkev
handgaurds?

what brand of hand gaurds are these? :ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Kmz

KMZ = Google Earth. If you have Google Earth installed it'll open up.


http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/
This site will convert any format to any other pretty much, so kmz to gpx or whatever.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 01:42 PM
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Posted By GISkev
land 'o plenty!

Hey CountDown! Check this out!

http://offroadinghome.djmed.net/utah/utah.htm
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 02:40 PM
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Posted By GISkev
My dog photo is at about 6000 ft, which is...

My dog photo is at about 6000 ft, which is rideable w/ the skiff of snow, but the desert should all be good, although it's cold out now!

Come out to ride AND BRING THE SNOW!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By GISkev
stansbury front?

Here's what the north faces on the stansbury front look like as of yesterday...
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By GISkev
movie is out!

FYI: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/on-any-sunday-the-next-chapter/id948073341?ign-mpt=uo%3D2

The new "On any Sunday"...



^^^ 1stGear, I don't think that was Andre and I unless i've...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 12:44 PM
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Posted By GISkev
what could go wrong?

Andre came up on this cliff, saw my bike laying in the dirt 40 ft past the cliff and me nowhere in sight! He freaked a little thinking I was dead or whatever, but I was setting up a good angle on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By GISkev
a swell time!

^^^Ride2Little, I'll shoot you some gpx routes that should fit your requirements.



Yesterday Andre and I hammered out 180 miles of relatively :eek1 type of terrain!
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-10-2015, 07:08 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Hey!

I thought we were all focused on my vstrom right now....

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/tmGlkVUMVcmfRk43Qnel9yGvLEolGxxmB8juFVPb95g=w1073-h805-no

by the way, some of these fancy rifles are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By GISkev
illegal is a sick bird, man.

No shooting zone? legal schmegal... I ain't gonna call out thugs like you're documenting online for all the evil overlord leo's that lurk this thread. I heard you discharge firearms in the city...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Simpson Springs

Harcus and I got in some good stuff yesterday!

Simpson Springs/slow elk mtns/keg mtn/topaz mtn!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2015, 01:42 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Much thanks!

Absolutely would love extra brains on the project. It should be here in a week
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By GISkev
WeeMail

Engine in the mail!

I always hoped to die before i outlived my Wee!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By GISkev
ding ding

take the job and buy a DS'd dirt bike!:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By GISkev
Engine replacement?

Dread! I always planned to die before I outlived my Wee, but I'm getting old!

I haven't read this thread, but I'd trade UT gpx tracks for a bit of friendly adv-vice if anyone knows...

My...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By GISkev
ya

agreed. Ryan, thanks for the link! Jolly, did you have an sv? I wonder if one would fit?:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 07:48 AM
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Posted By GISkev
dirt sunday!

On a happier note (for those of you that aren't worried about future generations) it's going to be warm this weekend, and I'll be riding dirt on Sunday if anyone is interested. Maybe the Swell...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 07:26 AM
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Posted By GISkev
compression

compression check results (in wrench speak):

-rr. cyl comp 160 psi/ frt. 160 psi
limit is 158 psi / standard 185-242 psi

Any competent wrench out there want to trade labor for farm fresh...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 05:07 PM
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Posted By GISkev
maybe I will

The bike wasn't idling well, so it's likely done.

I don't want to rebuild it myself so if anyone wants a deal on it then let me know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By GISkev
no symptoms

it was running fine. I just took it in for a valve check. I didn't even think it'd need adjusting.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By GISkev
replacement?

Kawasaki Versys 650 or Honda NC700X?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 11:14 AM
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Posted By GISkev
full top end

piston, rings, cam chain, valves/seats/guides, etc... full top end.

70k miles on it, so I'm not sure I want to dump money into it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Pissed vstrom part out?!

Well, I've been faithful about valve checks on my vstrom, and each time i've been told by the mechanic that they were within the tolerances so no adjustment needed. Well, I'm due again and they said...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By GISkev
Next weekend ride?

Looks like the weather will be nice for next weekend...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By GISkev
ha!

my wife thought your handle was short for "snuggle trick" :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By GISkev
deviant

we missed a turn and deviated from your route after getting out of North Coal wash on the east side. Ended up in a wash that went forever! :D:evil:wink::1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By GISkev
a swell day!

This didn't suck!

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-CEkqQiKhniE/VMVrlXYgwDI/AAAAAAAAVac/tC8zEGe0FsM/w609-h812-no/20150125_122737.jpg

sweet ride!
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