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Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lupe Nurse
So it ended up being a bad rocker arm and...

So it ended up being a bad rocker arm and bearing...The other rocker arm fell apart when it was being inspected. It's been a problem with this model year and earlier but I never knew that otherwise...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lupe Nurse
I did try to bump start it down the long hill I...

I did try to bump start it down the long hill I live on and it popped or backfired at regular intervals, approximately every forty feet or so. I was in third gear. The only other engine work that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lupe Nurse
I'm with you on the timing thought and will look...

I'm with you on the timing thought and will look into it. I had the valves checked professionally at @ 16000 miles if that means anything. They were reported to be within specs. I'm no expert on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lupe Nurse
690r death for no apparent reason

Soooooo I have @ 17000 awesome miles on my bike. It has had some usual starting issues at times and usually they worked out with idle reset or what not. Lately it has not ran well at all for the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
I think I got it now....

Check the videos. If they don't work, let me know. Thanks for reading and input.
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 14 Sticking around is worth it sometimes!

So we had a great night by the campfire. A few flare ups were in order since we had gas and why not! We swapped stories with our new riding buddy and made plans for the am. Surprisingly we rose...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Attempt at Video

Day 14, video of husky going up rock face!



http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/Other/CDR-2012-videos/i-tRfDCdm/0/M/GOPR0136-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 14 really shows the area well.....

I am working on getting the video to upload to smugmug. Here is a pic from day 14. I will update when I get it figured!


http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/photos/i-zG6S475/0/X2/i-zG6S475-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 13, no jinx here.... the day kicks ass!

Waking up and moving at a leisurely pace was in order. We had plans to keep on riding up the Sierra's, going back into the valley then back into the mountains where ever we could. We took our time...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 12 -- getting this team ride stuff down and relaxing a bit

So we sleep well and the night was tranquil. I've got the packing up camp thing down so Ride 38 is amazed at my swiftness. I try to take my time but in reality I can't. I tend to like to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
The tank bag

Yo MasterMarine, Here it is.


http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/photos/i-wXhvk5r/0/X2/i-wXhvk5r-X2.jpg


http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/photos/i-R5fWFqP/0/X2/i-R5fWFqP-X2.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 11 Just what the doctor ordered!

So, I slept well with the river running so close and no gang bangers. Plus the hours of dancing the previous night was almost like a day in the saddle. I take it slow since I know Ride 38 wont get...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Hughmoris, It's Colter Bay at the Grand Tetons, ...

Hughmoris, It's Colter Bay at the Grand Tetons, those mountains are the Tetons. They are amazing and the lake makes it surreal. The lake has great fishing also. I never tried but I saw some nice...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
It is specifically designed to carry fuel. Ride...

It is specifically designed to carry fuel. Ride 38 had it sent to me because of CA laws. When he could not make it I brought it to him tested and approved! You'll have to wait for his reply to get...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
fuel bag

It was perfect. I never had any leak or smelly gas issue. I seriously have a great sense of smell. I kept the nozzle in a zip lock in my "tank bag". Ride 38 has the info on it, since he was so...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Responses

Thanks to all, for your responses and feedback! OR400 I have ridden with some of the BDS crew back in 2011, I think it was written up as the Waldo lake ride. Kurtw was there with his 690. The...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 10 -- Siesta and a little local flavor

Well I did not enjoy the night as much as the evening. There was a group of Gang Bangers rocking out literally all night and when I got up at about 8 they were still staggering around the camp...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 9 I gotta push through the heat, Bike don't fail me now!

I wake at my usual 830ish and clear out camp. I know a early start would have been best but I like to sleep in more. I'm determined to make it to Kernville today and know the basic track. I just...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 8 Time to get things moving....to the next evolution!

Well I had rode the CDR as much as I could and decided to skip out before New Mexico and get out of the wilderness. I had plans with a longtime friend for the extended weekend in CA. These plans...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Reason for the time away

Yo, I'm on it but must represent the China Hat a bit!!! Me and my Bro, Will, riding it up and playing hard!


His kickstand was broken, gotta hold up the little bikes......
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Sorry about the delay in posting. I just turned...

Sorry about the delay in posting. I just turned 40 and had to get some other riding in!!!:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 7 If no flats....then rain/lightening!!

http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/photos/i-S2cNwfZ/0/X2/i-S2cNwfZ-X2.jpg



http://lupenurse.smugmug.com/photos/i-5FZSQm4/0/X2/i-5FZSQm4-X2.jpg


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Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Been out riding, I will post tomorrow!!!!!

Been out riding, I will post tomorrow!!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Day 6 I Got This Like My Mother Invented...

Day 6 I Got This Like My Mother Invented Adventure Riding!


So sleeping in the hotel was nice and the shower helped a lot but I just wanted a nice night under the stars far more. Tonight I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
DAY 5....... Making the best of it! ...

DAY 5....... Making the best of it!


Well I did sleep, but I woke early with the sun as I had to make a decision on my path for the day. I of course had no idea where the next town with tubes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
DAY 4 TESTING MY WILL! The night was nice....

DAY 4 TESTING MY WILL!

The night was nice. I am sleeping really well. I might have to change positions occasionally and that I must wake up to do. If I don't do it right, then I slide off the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
No more caps, I've been moderated. Plus if any...

No more caps, I've been moderated. Plus if any questions come up about the gear or bike feel free to ask.


Day 3, Nice day for ride!


I awake to the lake and a mountain view with an old...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Thumb DAY 2 GETTING INTERESTING I HAPPILY BLOW...

DAY 2 GETTING INTERESTING


I HAPPILY BLOW OUT OF THE KOA AT ABOUT 9. I LIKE TO SLEEP IN AND GETTING UP WITH THE SUN IS NOT MY NORM. I GET GAS AND DEVELOP A METHOD TO GET MY HYDRATION PACK...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
DAY 1 TRYING TO FIND A GROOVE! HERE'S...

DAY 1 TRYING TO FIND A GROOVE!


HERE'S MY BED FROM THE FIRST NIGHT. IT WAS DIFFICULT TO STRETCH OUT SINCE I'M 6'4" IN A SHORT BED BUT I MANAGED A FEW HOURS. THERE WERE SOME OTHER "CAMPERS"...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,647
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Cool2 3,876 miles ripping it up on my 690

I did this ride last summer and it did not disappoint. Sure it incorporates some CDR and even a touch of the PCT but it was more than the where, it was a fresh state of mind out of the work place...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 47,221
Posted By Lupe Nurse
agreed with above, your about to go on the...

agreed with above, your about to go on the portion I did this last year and I'm very interested!
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,828
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Cool2 I'm out because of a different lead. Good luck

I'm out because of a different lead. Good luck
Forum: Vendors 03-31-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,828
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Hey dirt warrior I'm also interested in doing...

Hey dirt warrior I'm also interested in doing this so that makes two of us for sure and possibly only need 8 more to make things more reasonable. I'll keep checking this post.
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,642
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Hey CRW Noticed the Garmin rhino, I have the...

Hey CRW Noticed the Garmin rhino, I have the 530 and have been wondering if anyone has been using it on the bike, I know its off topic but could you tell me what u used to mount it and how well it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 672,975
Posted By Lupe Nurse
I'm trippin on the front tire on your 690 luke! ...

I'm trippin on the front tire on your 690 luke! I just swapped mine out and was really having a hard time figuring out why my tire wore out so oddly. apparently yours did the same as what I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-04-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Garmin Rino 530HCx

First GPS and I think it will work well for both ADV Riding and hunting. I like the walkie talkie feature and the way u can see where friends are at on the map. Does anyone have any experience with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-01-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By Lupe Nurse
Is this ride worth it? Is it a boring ride or is...

Is this ride worth it? Is it a boring ride or is the trail system fast, fun and challenging.
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