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Forum: Orange Crush 10-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By jtw429
Same problem as OP. Died in the parking lot at...

Same problem as OP. Died in the parking lot at work. Sounded/felt like I ran out of gas. When I turned the key there was no pump noise. Would not fire up all day. Trailered it home, turned the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By jtw429
Wow, I didn't know we were supposed to update as...

Wow, I didn't know we were supposed to update as we went. Guess I could have been more active. Chet pretty much summed up the trip real well. The high passes were pretty clear (California,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 78,363
Posted By jtw429
I'm bringing mine with a couple layers to put on...

I'm bringing mine with a couple layers to put on underneath...just in case. I figure mornings will be chilly but it will warm up nice. Plan for everything. I have been snowed on in July on Wolf...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 78,363
Posted By jtw429
weather looks good!

10 day forecast for the higher elevations is mid 60s up to 80s. I checked Telluride, Ouray and Lake City. Those aren't as high as the passes, but you can get a weather forecast for those locations....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 78,363
Posted By jtw429
So it's SOP Dirt Rider, Duc Pilot, Bret and I? ...

So it's SOP Dirt Rider, Duc Pilot, Bret and I? Who knows that creek may not be too bad!:evil Hopefully with the good weather we have been having as of late things will melt a little quicker than...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 78,363
Posted By jtw429
UTBDR Fuel range

I have the stock tank on a 990 Adventure R and was getting around 200 miles per tank. I probably could have gotten more, but I did not want to be stranded and have to beg for gas from the guy I was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 78,363
Posted By jtw429
Next Summer

I am going to try it next June/July time frame depending on when I can get vacation. I want to double it up with the UTBDR which we did last month for the first time!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,198
Posted By jtw429
For the Weekend

I figured if I get this up now it gives everyone a chance to plan a route for a new tag maybe even deeper in the mountains. It is summer now, are we not all wandering a little further from home?...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,198
Posted By jtw429
Got it!

Hopefully this works. I need an iPhone!!! Now to go further south and a little west.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By jtw429
Good Guys

Volcom is a top notch business. They support WeBe Hare Scrambles with all kinds of stuff. Work, gear, advice, and great people. While I am not close enough to take my 990 down there, from what I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7,758
Views: 433,198
Posted By jtw429
I remember partying up there in high school...

I remember partying up there in high school :freaky I can't wait to get back home and start playing. I need to ride!!! and you guys are killin' me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2011, 01:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,402
Posted By jtw429
July is a ways off. I ride the 300 up there all...

July is a ways off. I ride the 300 up there all the time in the mornings before work and have had the 990 at the gate and contemplated hard about doing it. I was always by myself though...and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,867
Posted By jtw429
Home of record

If your nephew is not from Colorado and pays taxes in a different state because of the military, the State of Colorado will give him a non-resident discount. Not sure what it is for bikes but for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,255
Posted By jtw429
A small tear in a miniscus is one thing. Years...

A small tear in a miniscus is one thing. Years of abuse and multiple tears could be another. In 2003 I had a ministectomy (removal of most of my lateral miniscus) on my right knee. Years of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-26-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19,038
Views: 7,792,202
Posted By jtw429
Geek...looks lke the edge of the world!!! ...

Geek...looks lke the edge of the world!!! Awesome. We were up by Kenosha pass, 2 up on my old Strom. When I get back next summer I want to ride with you. I would hate to get caught on someof that...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By jtw429
A cry for help

It sounds like we need to do an intervention. He really doesn't want to sell the bike, that is why it is not in the flea market yet. We need to talk him out of it guys. This is just a cry for...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2010, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19,038
Views: 7,792,202
Posted By jtw429
Flourisant Colorado

Had to get this thread back at the top where it belongs.
Playing around on some dirt roads in the mountains of Colorado on Sunday.
http://i269.photobucket.com/albums/jj80/jtw429/DSC05265.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19,038
Views: 7,792,202
Posted By jtw429
Geek...next time I go over Georgia pass, you are...

Geek...next time I go over Georgia pass, you are leading. I was scared to death that I was going to get caught down there and not be able to get out. I would also like someone to lead over Boreas...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19,038
Views: 7,792,202
Posted By jtw429
My Own 'lil Brek Trek

I didn't have the time to do the entire route that has been done before, plus I don't know exactly what the route was, but I tried and had a great day regardless.
Top of Georgia Pass. Windy and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By jtw429
Those are the Trax 37 litre. Very easy to mount....

Those are the Trax 37 litre. Very easy to mount. The instructions were the hard part with the SW Motech quicklock evo carrier. They give you a big picture and then you have to figure it out. I like...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By jtw429
SW Motech skid plate and crash bars 990R

Sorry this has taken so long to post. I am not good at remembering how to get the pictures up here. The install for the skid plate took about 30 minutes. Very simple and straight forward. The crash...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-28-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By jtw429
I am 5'8" with a 32 inseam and can only touch one...

I am 5'8" with a 32 inseam and can only touch one foot when I get to a stop light, but as long as the wheels are turning I don't need to touch anyway. Like everyone says...the more you ride it, the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,263
Posted By jtw429
While I can and do most of my own maintenance, I...

While I can and do most of my own maintenance, I purchased the service plan on my 990R. After just getting the bike back from the 600 mile sservice last week I think in the long run it will be worth...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By jtw429
Congratulations on the new bike. Hope you have...

Congratulations on the new bike. Hope you have some time off coming up real soon....you're going to need it. I have had my 990R for 3 weeks and wish I had some vacation time, because work really...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,388
Posted By jtw429
I ordered one from Twisted Throttle and it should...

I ordered one from Twisted Throttle and it should be here on Monday. I'll post up what I think of it somewhere around Wednesday I am sure.
Forum: Vendors 08-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 85,215
Posted By jtw429
990 Adventure application

Those look great on the Adventure. I am assuming those are the 35l (8" wide). They look kind of small. I had Givis on my VStrom, but they are not ging to work on the KTM. Any more pics from the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-25-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By jtw429
So my 300 didn't want to go out today and showed...

So my 300 didn't want to go out today and showed me that by ripping the last air filter I had for her. As punishment I took her big sister to do some mild single track. The 990 is incredible on the...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By jtw429
Like DM I just got my R a couple days ago....

Like DM I just got my R a couple days ago. Already have over 150 miles just going back and forth to work...the long way. Dirt roads are a blast, and tomorrow it is going to see some mild single track...
Forum: Vendors 07-24-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 85,215
Posted By jtw429
So has anyone tried these on a 990 Adventure? I...

So has anyone tried these on a 990 Adventure? I really like the side loading idea so I don't have to remove anything that might be loaded on top. Pics on a 990? How wide does it make it?
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By jtw429
300 vs 990

I was hoping to get a short ride in this afternoon offroad to see just how it compares to the 300 handling wise. It feels light and flickable like the smaller dirtbikes at least so far. That was...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By jtw429
Damn straight I have a smile on my face. Even...

Damn straight I have a smile on my face. Even though when I pulled in the parking lot this morning I noticed a small anti freeze leak under the bike. Seems I have a very small amount of fluid...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2010, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By jtw429
New 990R

I just wanted to thank everyone here for all the helpful info. I finally moved up from my VStrom yesterday and got a new 990R. Did a quick jaunt around the backroads last night and it was love at...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-22-2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,264
Posted By jtw429
Pssor

I would second the vote for Puget Sound Safety. They came to our location in Colorado to teach the advanced street skills course and I talked at length with one of the guys about their adventure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,989
Posted By jtw429
If it is MSF approved then they have to teach the...

If it is MSF approved then they have to teach the MSF curriculum, regardless of who the agency is providing the instruction. I work for a place in the Springs and have done a bit of studying on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By jtw429
Dual Sport Poker run in Ft Collins, Co

CSU in Ft Collins has a deal through their social work program, of which my daughter is a part, that they offer youth at risk a chance to learn to ride motorcycles if they maintain certain grades and...
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