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Forum: Airheads 05-21-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By mountainJ
Thumb I love my local Ace! Good bunch of old guys that...

I love my local Ace! Good bunch of old guys that I can only hope to learn from.
Forum: Airheads 05-18-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By mountainJ
Try it??

Not to be a smart ass but have you checked a local Ace. Here is a list in Portland. My local Ace didn't even flinch when I brough in my folding blank. ...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By mountainJ
Ace

Couple weeks ago took a folding key blank in to Ace Hardware a few blocks from me. 5 minutes and I was out with a perfectly working key for a couple bucks. Of course there was a 20 minute discussion...
Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 326,567
Posted By mountainJ
Thumb Canyons

I've been wearing the Canyons for about 5 years now; commuting, touring, dirt/off-road, they do it all. Very waterproof and breathe relatively well for a Gortex boot. That said, they do get warm when...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,327
Posted By mountainJ
Givi racks

Not to hijack the thread but Bill can you show us some pics of how you mounted your Givi side cases?
Forum: Airheads 04-15-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By mountainJ
PM sent

Check you PMs!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16,567
Views: 2,670,596
Posted By mountainJ
2008 Yamaha WR250X

SOLD!!!

As posted in the main FM. Would also consider trades/partial trade for a naked BMW Air/Oilhead. Would prefer to sell locally and avoid Craigslsit so let me know if interested.

I've...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Air in the rear brakes after a bleed is a known...

Air in the rear brakes after a bleed is a known problem on these bikes. As someone said, un-bolt the caliper and elevate it while bleeding. I did mine last fall and got lucky but I've read on this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By mountainJ
South Fork

My wife an I really enjoyed this place.
http://www.arborhouseinnco.com/index.htm (http://www.arborhouseinnco.com/index.htm)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,373
Posted By mountainJ
RN info

+1 on renting first. Get a feel for things and find where you want to be. I have friends in Parker and it's a nice area although a bit removed from the main urban side of things. My buddy is 5...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 268,039
Posted By mountainJ
]What's the hose sticking out by the taillight?? ...

]What's the hose sticking out by the taillight??


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk[/QUOTE]

Crank case breather line? Makes sense as it would dump the oil out behind the rear tire instead of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 348,724
Posted By mountainJ
Pm sent

Pm sent
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,741
Posted By mountainJ
Love it!

Great report!
I got to spend 3 weeks in Nepal in 2009. Amazing place, people, and things to see. It's a close second for my favorite place on the planet.
Next time I go back will include some moto...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Only decals I've ever seen work on plastic tanks...

Only decals I've ever seen work on plastic tanks are perforated... Which it looks like the ones on the safari tank are. However, they don't look good for very long. At least the ones I've seen. I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
I don't know if the 4.7 will actaully off any wnd...

I don't know if the 4.7 will actaully off any wnd protection. The Lynx is great though. And for some reason your hand guards made me think of......
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 241,439
Posted By mountainJ
Elisa, I really enjoyed your report and glad...

Elisa,
I really enjoyed your report and glad you're still around and posting. Your writing is very refreshing and I have found myself thinking about it while reading some "free- time" books....
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
+1! On Tom's racks. It took me literally 15...

+1! On Tom's racks.
It took me literally 15 minutes to install and I didn't even take off the sear or rear fender. Just lock tight on everything and it all matched up perfectly.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10,230
Views: 1,743,282
Posted By mountainJ
I get the comparison b/t the Griso and R9T and I...

I get the comparison b/t the Griso and R9T and I do like the looks of the Griso. I guess what I'm really after is a modern classic styled bike. And the V7 line does it for me. I'm a big fan of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10,230
Views: 1,743,282
Posted By mountainJ
I was very intrigued as well... then I test road...

I was very intrigued as well... then I test road one. I could give my full opinion but I'll just say overall my feeling walking away was "meh". Especially for north of $15k. I was almost sad... until...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
I agree that the biggest issue with both the...

I agree that the biggest issue with both the stock and SC seat is the forward angle. More so than the width. I wouldn't mind a bit wider but flatter is what I want. I went with the carbon vinyl on my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Not really thinking a tube but more of a flat box...

Not really thinking a tube but more of a flat box of some sort. But thanks for the feed back as these are the same as the WM racks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
That does look nice. I have gone with the Seat...

That does look nice. I have gone with the Seat Concepts and though it is worlds better than the stocker it is still a vaild torture device for anything over an hours ride. I'm fine with the SC as...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Eh? Do these make my rear look BIG??

There's been a lot of talk about racks recently and thought I'd share my recent additions. I went with the Moto-Racks (moto-racks.com) with welded on Givi mounting tabs that Tom offers. I looked at...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Never seen one but I imagine it has some type of...

Never seen one but I imagine it has some type of pulley or gear system inside. Does it work? The clutch pull on these is already pretty light??:huh
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Yeah, after 4 1/2 weeks and no word I emailed...

Yeah, after 4 1/2 weeks and no word I emailed them on Friday and was told he's scheduled to "start" mine next Wed. Should ship Thursday:huh. They made it sound like everyone with a WR got wind of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 242,638
Posted By mountainJ
Congrats

I can't speak from the Grandpa perspective as I have a 3 and 1 year old of my own but I'll tell you my dad became a different man the first time he saw my older boy and again last year when my second...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Shit, I probably just added another 10,000 to the...

Shit, I probably just added another 10,000 to the already over crowded population of the Colorado front range with that comment.

But seriously, it can and does get cold, and snowy. Most storms...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Seafoam and aluminum

Again not trying to start a debate here about what product is better...
I remember some conversations back a while on a different form here(airheads) and I've also heard it from a car mechanic that...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
I don't think the future Mrs. DWK2 would...

I don't think the future Mrs. DWK2 would appreciate being put our in the garage or barn.
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
There are others on here that know more but I...

There are others on here that know more but I have a few ideas.
What oil are you running? Can make a difference in shifting. Not wanting to strart an oil thread but... I just changed the oil in mine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
JC, aren't you glad now that I was too broke to...

JC, aren't you glad now that I was too broke to buy your wheels during your "moment". The set up looks great! I would still like to do this at some point but for now the 17s with 244s are meeting my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 348,724
Posted By mountainJ
Hey Wings, check your PMs.

Hey Wings, check your PMs.
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
My Moto Racks should be here in a week or 2. They...

My Moto Racks should be here in a week or 2. They quoted four weeks to ship and that was on 10/1. Pretty excited! I got mine with the Givi tabs added on and plan to run the E21's. It will be nice to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By mountainJ
Check you PMs

Pm sent.
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Stumbled across this thread and saved it for...

Stumbled across this thread and saved it for future reference. Not a full index but helpful.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=538181

Another beautiful Colorado fall day today. This...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 150,621
Posted By mountainJ
Givi E21 cases

Anyone have a set they would part with? Let me know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 348,724
Posted By mountainJ
PM sent

Wings, just sent you a PM. I think it's going to be too small.
Thanks though, someone will snatch this up.
Heal quickly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 348,724
Posted By mountainJ
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By mountainJ
I used this guy a couple years ago on my R65. It...

I used this guy a couple years ago on my R65. It turned out real nice and I thought he was very reasonably priced. Only complaint was his chain smoking was hard to be around. Not one of those shops...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49,315
Views: 10,348,652
Posted By mountainJ
Yes, I'm still using the stock cover and it does...

Yes, I'm still using the stock cover and it does quiet things down. I think all's well but there is definately more noise down there than before. I am the third owner of my bike as well and the...
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