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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
In Memory

The funeral was done to the tunes of Pink Floyd and Jim was in a Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops. It was fitting. There was (and still is) way too much sadness in our hearts. I'm sure Jim would prefer...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
SB BMW Club News letter

Didn't Jim work on the SB BMW Club news letter? It looks like your archives cut off in 2010.

Do you have any particular memories to share of Jim's contributions to the club?

+1 for Ted...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
A number of members on a SV1000 forum had this...

A number of members on a SV1000 forum had this idea to ship "the box" back and forth across the Atlantic. When in their possession, they would often take "the box" on trips to special places or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
One of my favorite photo's of Jim... it says it all.

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/10173631_357205304451293_3071634908100732752_n_zps59403e7e.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
July 2005 Pikes Peak in the background w/ Jeff

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/Pikespeakinthebackground_zps20502b9f.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
Stopped at a local BMW club meeting on the way to Laguna Seca

There is a theme going with "the box". It traveled around the world multiple times.
http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/DVC00449_zps8fdb1cdd.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
Jim and "the box" watching the 2007 MotoGP races at Laguna Seca

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/DVC00450_zpse6c295f5.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
One more of BB

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas42_zps4e321624.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
2008 Big Bend Texas

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas72_zps413281b4.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
2008 Big Bend Texas relaxing at the end of the day

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas8_zpsc4bcf377.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
2008 Big Bend Texas w/ most of the crew

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas142_zpsda0b8cd8.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
2008 Big Bend Texas "Gettin it on"

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas102_zps5928e81a.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
2008 Big Bend Texas with Ted and Chris

Ted took most of the Big Bend pictures...
http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/2008BBTexas117_zps43343ad0.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
One of Jim's special talents

http://i1259.photobucket.com/albums/ii551/caryder/DSC00368_zps8e7bd136.jpghttp://s1259.photobucket.com/user/caryder/media/10492032_357205451117945_1485915585991920964_n_zps9adef1c4.jpg.html?sort=3&o=0
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,545
Posted By caryder
We lost one of our best today. RIP JIM ROWLEY

It's truly inspiring to read all the of the testimonies about Jim and how many lives he's touched.

Jim and I first became friends while serving in the USAF. Of course it was the common interest in...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-21-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By caryder
+1 on the KDX220. I have a flywheel & torque...

+1 on the KDX220. I have a flywheel & torque pipe. It's hard to stall and pulls well at low RPM but still has good top end. Nice well rounded bike for trail riding.


Chuck Ryder
Forum: 2 smokers 09-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 336,807
Posted By caryder
Seriously nice looking GT750 Chuck Ryder

Seriously nice looking GT750


Chuck Ryder
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,049
Posted By caryder
Yup, I agree, keep dropping the pressure. Bike is...

Yup, I agree, keep dropping the pressure. Bike is light and the tires are wide, relatively speaking.


Chuck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,082
Posted By caryder
Based on what you've said, I'd say no. ...

Based on what you've said, I'd say no.


Chuck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 116,452
Posted By caryder
Are you being obtuse on purpose? Ignoring it was...

Are you being obtuse on purpose? Ignoring it was a bike gang... Bike break checks RR. RR hits bike. RR stops. Bikers slash tires and attempt to enter vehicle. At that point RR has every reason to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,369
Posted By caryder
Yeah, first thought is your son owes you some...

Yeah, first thought is your son owes you some money.

Long ago a friend of mine loaned out a nice vintage TY250 for a trail ride. Quite a ways into the ride the rider went through a water puddle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-29-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,424
Posted By caryder
Is it possible you hit something hard with the...

Is it possible you hit something hard with the engine case? Or we're you just cruising down a paved road and the engine case chunked?


Chuck
Forum: Racing 07-20-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,973
Posted By caryder
+1 :clap

+1 :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,322
Posted By caryder
I think there was a motard KX500 for sale in the...

I think there was a motard KX500 for sale in the flea market about a year ago. Looked awesome.


Chuck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,322
Posted By caryder
Your advice in a "how to do a wheelie thread" is...

Your advice in a "how to do a wheelie thread" is don't do it... on an XR600?


Chuck
Forum: Racing 07-11-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,973
Posted By caryder
Good idea, good way to help. Chuck

Good idea, good way to help.


Chuck
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By caryder
No, it's not BS when the EPA writes poorly...

No, it's not BS when the EPA writes poorly written requirements for consumers and then retracts them when they are called on it. Now they have written requirements that prevent you from filling up...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-24-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 31,096
Posted By caryder
Good god you are a piece of work. Read the post...

Good god you are a piece of work. Read the post again.

This has to be one of the most futile threads I've ever seen.

Chuck
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,177
Posted By caryder
Close, KTM 300 2-smoke, Multi, NC700X. But I'd go...

Close, KTM 300 2-smoke, Multi, NC700X. But I'd go for the Zero too.

I have a KDX220 I like quite a bit, an NC700X, a RD 400, and a Gas Gas 300 Pro trials bike. Pretty close to my ideal garage but...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-22-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 31,096
Posted By caryder
You need to get off the broken record. Enough...

You need to get off the broken record. Enough about other posters.

I've raced and worked on 2-stroke motors since I was a teenager. I've made lots of mistakes and have learned a tremendous amount...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-22-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 31,096
Posted By caryder
Delete. Mispost.

Delete. Mispost.
Forum: 2 smokers 06-22-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 31,096
Posted By caryder
A YZ 465 and RZ 350 rarely get off the pilot...

A YZ 465 and RZ 350 rarely get off the pilot jets? You just described a trials bike, not a sport bike or a big bore motocross bike. Were you talking about your application or the poster's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-22-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By caryder
I use that oil because I like the smell (castor...

I use that oil because I like the smell (castor 927) and it goes along with the vintage character of the RD. I live in a warm climate so no mixing issues. It does require more attention, but the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-21-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By caryder
Oh... There are lots of people that will share...

Oh... There are lots of people that will share their wisdom.

Are you planning on trail riding or vintage racing?

Any pre mix oil will "work". I have a 1976 RD 400. I prefer synthetic but there...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,117
Posted By caryder
My bad. It was midnight and I inferred you were...

My bad. It was midnight and I inferred you were making a comment on my post about the illegal pass ticket my buddy earned a few weekends ago. The intent of my post was to explain an infrequent...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,117
Posted By caryder
Nobody was speeding. The ticket was for illegal...

Nobody was speeding. The ticket was for illegal passing ONLY. Quite a casual pass except it wasn't in a passing zone. Pass was done with a clear view. The two vehicles in front were a car and a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,117
Posted By caryder
We had been part of a group of 14 on a loop from...

We had been part of a group of 14 on a loop from Phx to the Overland Expo (Mormon Lake) , Flag, Sedona, Jerome, Prescott, Wickenburg, Phx. We spent too much time at the Expo walking around and at...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,113,708
Posted By caryder
I installed all my accessories, which was most of...

I installed all my accessories, which was most of what was offered. It was a bit of a pain in the ass to have to remove an astonishing number of layers of plastic to simply install a 12V outlet. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,117
Posted By caryder
A friend was nabbed for illegal passing a couple...

A friend was nabbed for illegal passing a couple of weekends ago on the way down Yarnell. Options were: $175 fine & points or take an online traffic school for $173. He elected the online school. You...
Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,113,708
Posted By caryder
What was your GPS verified top speed in 6th gear...

What was your GPS verified top speed in 6th gear and how did that compare to indicated?

Was top speed higher in 5th or 6th gear?


Chuck
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