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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 02:52 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,579
Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a slightly less powerful version of...

I've got a slightly less powerful version of that, maybe 400+ ft/lbs. Use the ever lovin' poop out of it. Changing tires, breaking loose rusty bolts and, where it really shines, loosening drive...
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 02:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,194
Posted By UtahGuido
That stinketh. Sorry for your troubles.

That stinketh. Sorry for your troubles.
Forum: Thumpers 11-16-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks good creib. What kind of tires are those?

Looks good creib. What kind of tires are those?
Forum: Trials 11-13-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By UtahGuido
In my dream I learned that it is just a matter of...

In my dream I learned that it is just a matter of COMMITMENT! It was as so easy! Ha!
Forum: Trials 11-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By UtahGuido
I had a dream last night that I got the Scorpa up...

I had a dream last night that I got the Scorpa up on the back wheel and rode it about 50 yards. The dream ended when I tried to make a tight turn. As they say, " In your dreams..."
Forum: Trials 11-11-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,047
Posted By UtahGuido
Cool vid, filmed a few miles from where I live! ...

Cool vid, filmed a few miles from where I live!

Interestingly, with regards to the motard theme, the Park City/Snyderville area, where Skullcandy has their corporate office, has hundreds of...
Forum: Trials 11-10-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,194
Posted By UtahGuido
That's pretty cool. And it looks like you have a...

That's pretty cool. And it looks like you have a heck of a budding mechanic on your hands!

When my TLR is cold I turn the idle screw all the way in (fastest idle) and give it full choke. Then I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Oh, I'm working on it. Of all the sports I've...

Oh, I'm working on it. Of all the sports I've done motorcycling has beat me up worst of all. Maybe my mother was right when she denied my my adolescent rights to ride a dirt bike. Trouble is you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Hell, I started riding at 50.

Hell, I started riding at 50.
Forum: Trials 11-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,047
Posted By UtahGuido
300 cc. Oil injection. Oooh!

300 cc. Oil injection. Oooh!
Forum: Trials 11-03-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 95,888
Posted By UtahGuido
I let the neighbor kid borrow the Scorpa and this...

I let the neighbor kid borrow the Scorpa and this is where he ended up, top of the Supreme chairlift at Alta. That's Catherine Lake down there and the Brighton Ski Resort off in the distance. Where...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
That is very cool. Now make it street legal. :evil

That is very cool. Now make it street legal. :evil
Forum: Trials 10-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 77,864
Posted By UtahGuido
I'm impressed! :clap

I'm impressed! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,094
Posted By UtahGuido
One of the things I did not like about my 2008...

One of the things I did not like about my 2008 KLR was the bloody shrouds and how you could not get at the spark plug without taking the tank off, which meant taking the damn shrouds off. And I did...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Rack does look a little, uh, bent. Nah, I'm not...

Rack does look a little, uh, bent. Nah, I'm not looking for another bike. It's just nice to see another clean looking '07 out there, bent rack and all.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Saw this in the local paper. Only 69 miles and a...

Saw this in the local paper. Only 69 miles and a carb overhaul! Must be because it was only ridden 10 miles a year. Maybe it gunked up.
...
Forum: Trials 10-14-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,477
Views: 106,600
Posted By UtahGuido
Great pics! :clap :clap

Great pics! :clap :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Wow, you are old! Congratulations! It's...

Wow, you are old! Congratulations!

It's amazing what can happen when a small engine is combined with low gears.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
My last tank I got 63 mpg but that was with a lot...

My last tank I got 63 mpg but that was with a lot of freeway riding. And I have the 351 installed. Gearing was 14/42.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Hi/low gearing is so cool. The old Subaru wagons...

Hi/low gearing is so cool. The old Subaru wagons had that and they were great. Would that manufacturers were a little more adventurous in their product offerings.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
I see what your saying about the sleeve. Might...

I see what your saying about the sleeve. Might try that later. As it is I put the 14T back on and went to the 45 in back. Thanks for the help guys!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, I tend to agree. I wonder what I did in the...

Yeah, I tend to agree. I wonder what I did in the past? Hmm. Well, plan B is to put the 14T back on and change the rear from 42 to 45T. Thanks ID.
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Nice write up Lutz. Thumbs up. Hey, I have a...

Nice write up Lutz. Thumbs up.

Hey, I have a quick question. I'm putting my 13T drive sprocket back on after having the 14T on for the summer. I'm finding that the 13T is a tad thicker than the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
Misc Bits

Ricky, what you need is that WR450R that Yamaha doesn't make. Or maybe build yourself another KLX. Find a rolling chassis for your motor?

Went for a ride today and saw some nice fall colors....
Forum: Trials 09-25-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,662
Posted By UtahGuido
One of those Betas for sale locally: ...

One of those Betas for sale locally:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=31608381&cat=&lpid=&search=trials&ad_cid=9
Forum: Trials 09-20-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,454
Posted By UtahGuido
I paid 3200 for mine so that's a good price. Such...

I paid 3200 for mine so that's a good price. Such a sweet little machine. The neighbor kid rides mine a lot and he hasn't complained about the power, and his other bike is a 250 mxer. Not much top...
Forum: Trials 09-16-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,454
Posted By UtahGuido
I've got a Scorpa 125 four stroke and really like...

I've got a Scorpa 125 four stroke and really like it. I know what you mean by having to wring it's neck sometimes (often) but it gives lots of opportunity to twist your wrist! And it makes a most...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
On the Cummings Parkway above Heber, UT: ...

On the Cummings Parkway above Heber, UT:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/640x480q90/746/SlSQq6.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/kqSlSQq6j)
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
I crashed mine through some aspen trees once and...

I crashed mine through some aspen trees once and sheared everything off the handlebars on the left side - clutch, light controls, mirror - everything but the grip. Bike ended up upside down in the...
Forum: Trials 09-13-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,126
Posted By UtahGuido
"Where old men can be happy." I'm starting to...

"Where old men can be happy." I'm starting to resemble that remark.
Forum: Trials 09-12-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 333,486
Posted By UtahGuido
Looks like a great time with the mates, Ccino!

Looks like a great time with the mates, Ccino!
Forum: Trials 09-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By UtahGuido
Yeah, I like watching the kid across the street...

Yeah, I like watching the kid across the street ride my Scorpa.

But back on the topic of knee protection: I think much of it is maintaining as much strength and flexibiliy as you can. To that end...
Forum: Trials 09-08-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,126
Posted By UtahGuido
Moto-alpinism - I like that. Yeah, I would...

Moto-alpinism - I like that.

Yeah, I would definitely consider a bike that was "scuffed and dinged all over" but which was alleged to have had some engine work done on it. If it seems to run well,...
Forum: Trials 09-07-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By UtahGuido
Being just slightly less of a pup at 57 this is...

Being just slightly less of a pup at 57 this is something new for me, though it's been evolving for some time.

I was thinking, I wonder what it would feel like to 18 year old knees again? Probably...
Forum: Trials 09-05-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By UtahGuido
Sounds like a crack-back block at the knees....

Sounds like a crack-back block at the knees. :eek1

I'll certainly defer to your experience in these things, having more of it in a week than I have in my whole life but I will say that of all the...
Forum: Trials 09-05-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,126
Posted By UtahGuido
I'll put in a plug for another four stroke, the...

I'll put in a plug for another four stroke, the Scorpa TYS 125/175/200. Not real common but they're around. Google 'em.

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Forum: Trials 09-04-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By UtahGuido
I saw a guy blow his ACL in a volleyball game....

I saw a guy blow his ACL in a volleyball game. Went up to block a shot, came down and pow!

I guess there's really no foolproof way to protect the knee entirely, aside from some sort of brace, and...
Forum: Trials 09-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,017
Posted By UtahGuido
I wonder if heavy boots don't contribute to knee...

I wonder if heavy boots don't contribute to knee injuries by transferring twisting forces that might otherwise be absorbed by ankles up to the knees.

Also I'm thinking that for trials riding, or...
Forum: Trials 09-02-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 70,801
Posted By UtahGuido
Scorpa four stroke up in Montana: ...

Scorpa four stroke up in Montana:

https://kalispell.craigslist.org/mcy/4580957753.html

This is a pretty good price on one of these, though it doesn't look like it has the seat. But maybe its...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11,610
Views: 2,473,143
Posted By UtahGuido
I don't know how you do it. Best I've ever seen...

I don't know how you do it. Best I've ever seen on my 351 is 62 mpg. In the dirt i'm in the low 50s. And I even jetted my the same as yours for a while. IIRC your main jet was something small, like a...
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