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Forum: Some Assembly Required Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
Finally! I got to work on the project again...

Finally! I got to work on the project again yesterday.

I broke down and bought the tank, seriously committing to this project. I was so worried it wouldn't fit and I'd have to rebuild...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-31-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
The thing the YZ frame offers - the bits that I...

The thing the YZ frame offers - the bits that I kept - is merely mounting points for the YZ parts.

There are problems with my approach, and the approach you suggest as well. The primary reason...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
The work they did was soooo detailed. I am...

The work they did was soooo detailed. I am unable, and uninterested, in going that in-depth on this build. I'll be thrilled if I can get anywhere close to the weight of the machine they did. I am...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
I was aware of this issue going into the project....

I was aware of this issue going into the project. I've got the countershaft center at 3.25" from the swingarm center. Stock on the WR/YZ is 2.625". So, they're 5/8" farther apart. It will...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
It will be another 2 weeks before I can make more...

It will be another 2 weeks before I can make more progress on it. The fabricator is a busy guy and he's fitting this in where he has a hole in his schedule. He will get the main part of the frame...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
And then it hit me. I had not accounted for the...

And then it hit me. I had not accounted for the upward movement of the chain. This pic shows the complete interference quite well....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
Three weeks later, I finally had made some real...

Three weeks later, I finally had made some real progress again.

It was very difficult to get the engine aligned with the swingarm pivot, which is what I’m referencing to ensure the countershaft...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
Now its time to show everyone how it was so nice...

Now its time to show everyone how it was so nice to make progress, only to fall flat upon my face.

Remember, this is from two years ago...

I finally had the engine sitting roughly where it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
The pics I'm showing here are all from the...

The pics I'm showing here are all from the aborted build from the spring of 2012. My motivation for that build was to have another dualsport machine (in addition to my plated XR650R) for a 10-day...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
By August 2010 I had tracked down two EX500's,...

By August 2010 I had tracked down two EX500's, one wrecked, the other, well, neglected. Plus I had two YZ426 frames, one with forks and rear suspension, and lots of other WR400/426 pieces from when I...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,110
Posted By oregonlmd
A Rally Twin of my own

I learned of the Weber Rally Twin (rallytwin.com) via this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25760&highlight=moab+weber) around 4 years ago. It was stunning how much those bike...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-19-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,023
Posted By oregonlmd
I was one of the sweep riders for the race this...

I was one of the sweep riders for the race this year (one of the very few that were out at night during the pea soup fog, too). I had good opportunity to see the team at various points throughout the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,837
Views: 1,117,785
Posted By oregonlmd
I'm not suggesting you NOT use them, and I always...

I'm not suggesting you NOT use them, and I always ran them on mine, but I know some have not installed the support bars and have not had an issue with not using them.
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 35,728
Posted By oregonlmd
Last summer my trio of Nevada explorers camped on...

Last summer my trio of Nevada explorers camped on the east side of that pass at a nice green corral, just before the road got rocky....
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 35,728
Posted By oregonlmd
YES! This report has got me so jazzed up to ride...

YES! This report has got me so jazzed up to ride again. Thinking about this trip is all I need to be motivated to work extra-hard on my physical therapy for my busted shoulder.
:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 35,728
Posted By oregonlmd
Been waiting for this report all summer. My...

Been waiting for this report all summer. My Nevada plans for the summer ended June 8th with a splintered head of my left humerus from an over-the-bars getoff on the xr650r while on the Black Dog...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 39,474
Posted By oregonlmd
I absolutely agree. I stole the last pic up...

I absolutely agree. I stole the last pic up there and turned it into my computer wallpaper. I get to look at that view every time I sit down to work at the computer now.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By oregonlmd
Auction is over, the lot that included the peak...

Auction is over, the lot that included the peak sold for $200/acre, 412 acres total.:cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By oregonlmd
Yeah, well, the lot is currently at $110 per...

Yeah, well, the lot is currently at $110 per acre. $45000. I'm so far out of the running on this its ridiculous. Like the thought of winning a lottery, it was fun to dream about.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By oregonlmd
I'm bidding on this parcel with the solitary goal...

I'm bidding on this parcel with the solitary goal of ensuring that the peak is open to anyone who makes the effort to get there, regardless of mode of conveyance.

From Mastermarine's pic above,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 39,474
Posted By oregonlmd
Awesome pics! Beautiful! :clap

Awesome pics! Beautiful! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,529
Posted By oregonlmd
Oooooohhhhh man, keep this one coming! This is...

Oooooohhhhh man, keep this one coming! This is gettin' me motivated to do the UTBDR
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-27-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Jeff!

HEY! You found my report. That's excellent. I was so excited to meet you guys, and I very much enjoyed our ride up into the Steens "foothills".



I recall us discussing that your group was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-26-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
We have a winner!!!! I wouldn't do that to get...

We have a winner!!!!
I wouldn't do that to get into a ranch, but I'd do it again to get out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Next time for me will be next spring. I'll try...

Next time for me will be next spring. I'll try to recall to get ahold of you. Especially since it looks like you have the ability, like me, to rearrange your work schedule to accommodate trips,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Last day

Last day after a cold night. I think the fatigue of riding and poorly-slept nights finally caught up with me because I actually slept pretty well.

That last pic was actually from this morning. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
My pics don't do it justice. REALLY rocky...

My pics don't do it justice. REALLY rocky understates how rough it is.



I forgot how tough it gets at the top due to the loose rock. The XR was very poorly set up for that challenge. Too...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
The buildings getting burned up is the worst part...

The buildings getting burned up is the worst part of what you see as you explore out there. Some wildlife has taken a pretty severe hit, and I feel badly for the ranchers that rely on the land for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
It is special. I'm looking forward to sharing it...

It is special. I'm looking forward to sharing it with my wife next year.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Day 3 comin' up!

I got across the river and to camp at 5:15, it was 61 degrees according to the bike computer. I'd ridden 248 miles that day, and 90 since McDermitt. Funny, the last time I climbed that hill I'd...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Not done yet

More to come, just be patient
http://oregonlmd.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SE-Oregon-Trips/SE-Oregon-Nov-3-6-2012/i-PQdTCKx/0/L/IMG_1577-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-18-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Thanks for the pic compliment. They're OK, I...

Thanks for the pic compliment. They're OK, I want to do better.

I have good riding buddies who are usually either too busy with their work schedules, life schedules, or not as into riding DS as I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-18-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
I carry a SPOT, and nearly had to use it a couple...

I carry a SPOT, and nearly had to use it a couple years ago
See the report on that disaster here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=633292)

My dad had a heart attack when he was younger...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-18-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
There are plenty of routes that you can ride...

There are plenty of routes that you can ride easily on the Transalp, I just pick the harder ones when I'm on the XR. I was going to do this trip with a guy on a 950 Adventure and this trip would...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
2nd day meets the Owyhee

After gas and lunch in McDermitt it was time to make my way to Warm Springs Creek on the Owyhee.

NE of town, things are good and burnt up. You can see a retardant drop on the hillside...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Shinko 700 report

That Shinko 700 may be a fine tire for some uses, but on this bike, in these conditions, under my ass, it was not so great. Very unpredictable breakaway in a slide, and really just not that much...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
Getting going on day 2

Sunrise the next morning, 6:33AM (time change happened that night) and 44 degrees
http://oregonlmd.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SE-Oregon-Trips/SE-Oregon-Nov-3-6-2012/i-gwqZPF6/0/L/IMG_1521-L.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
I took the road down, planning on finding the...

I took the road down, planning on finding the spring coming out of the rocks. Wasn't too tough...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
I went south around Shirk and over to Beatys...

I went south around Shirk and over to Beatys Butte Rd, going north to the turnoff up West Gulch Rd that goes between Beatys and Mahogany buttes.
Pic up at the summit, looking east...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,344
Posted By oregonlmd
I took Hogback into Plush for gas and had a yummy...

I took Hogback into Plush for gas and had a yummy hamburger lunch
http://oregonlmd.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SE-Oregon-Trips/SE-Oregon-Nov-3-6-2012/i-VfjvqNr/0/L/IMG_1488-L.jpg...
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