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Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-16-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 21,064
Posted By COBAUM
Costco has the Colorado 300 for $250 online. I...

Costco has the Colorado 300 for $250 online. I had purchased a 400t at REI but returned it because a lack of disk to load on the PC. ow I have to figure ut how to load my Topo onto a SD card.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
It's been fun.

I think I'm going to sell the KLX. Just don't ride it enough. The Weestrom just meets my needs better. I think I might just get a 250 or so dirt bike and trailer it up to the mountains when I wan...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-05-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By COBAUM
Thanks, T-bird. I bought a Garmin Colorado 400T...

Thanks, T-bird. I bought a Garmin Colorado 400T with the topo pre-loaded on the GPS and not on the disk. I don't know how to get it on the PC. I'm going to keep trying, but I'm starting to wonder...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-02-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By COBAUM
Thanks for the responses. I read all the...

Thanks for the responses. I read all the stickies adn there are problems with the main tutorial for noobs. None of the images are coming through. I am going to try the "Outdoor Navigation w/GPS"...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By COBAUM
GPS tutorial available?

Hi, guys. I am new to the GPS gig and I somehow thought, from looking at all these threads that it was going to be easier than it is. I am trying to find a "GPS tutorial" thread that is pretty...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-01-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,931
Posted By COBAUM
Similar question to Shaggy

I have seen Google Maps that have some of the Colorado Passes on them. But when I create a map and try to route over a jeep trail pass, it will take the long paved way around. I have tried t force...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-31-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 398,097
Posted By COBAUM
Good buys.

If anyone is interested:

Garmin Colorado 400T - REI for $399 thru Sept 1
Magellan 2500T Crossover - Compuplus.com for $210

These are my two picks. I thought the 400T was out of my price...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3,793
Views: 703,936
Posted By COBAUM
New Respect

Just got back from Westfest. Took the Wee on the Alpine Loop and had no problems. I use the Hyde Racing ABS rock guard and it was plenty. It took rocks and ruts like a champ. I was able to keep...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
Looks like I am changing my mind. I got the...

Looks like I am changing my mind. I got the tires on the Wee and a new bash plate also. I understand it is going to be raining on the way to Westfest in Lake City and cold in the mountains, so the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3,454
Views: 243,364
Posted By COBAUM
Looking for Friday ride partner to Lake City

I am planning on heading out to Lake City on Friday at lunchtime from Denver (I-25 and Colorado). Anybody heading out about the same time? PM me and let me know. I"m sure I'll run into somebody...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
I'm BAAAACK! Westfest anyone???

Well, the KLX is back on the road. Found a case through the Yahoo forum. I guess if you have plenty of time, you can get any discontinued part you need. I got the bash plate on and the bark...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,617
Posted By COBAUM
I am about your size and found the height of the...

I am about your size and found the height of the Husky intimidating. If I was commuting on it and had to do a one-cheek-sneek at every stop, I think it would get tiring. The problem with any dirt...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
I saw an engine on Ebay about two years ago. It...

I saw an engine on Ebay about two years ago. It had a starting bid of $200 and for some reason I did not get to bid on it. He relisted it for $150 starting and it sold for $450. I was pissed at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
Engine case

I am about to give up. It's like being in a bad marriage - you have to decide whether the pain of getting out is less than the pain of staying in. I took my 93 C out on an ill-fated ride without...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,959
Posted By COBAUM
Welcome ggrjr. Not often we see a noob with only...

Welcome ggrjr. Not often we see a noob with only one post. You'll love the site. Lot's of good info here. I wanted a yellow but bought used from a friend and fellow Advrider so I settled on...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,558
Posted By COBAUM
I've had mine about a year and love it. I drive...

I've had mine about a year and love it. I drive a F350 diesel and with diesel prices where they are, I drive the Strom every chance I get. I put Caribou Cases on it and I don't miss my truck at...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By COBAUM
Clif bar wrapper

Just got a return call from Clif bar. They said that the wrappers are "aluminum and plastic" Could not tell me if the plastic is mylar, but after a little research and comparing it to mylar film,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By COBAUM
All's well that ends well, they say. I'm...

All's well that ends well, they say.

I'm curious what the Cliff bar wrapper was doing. Were you sealing off the left side of the tank so you can put more gas in the tank (as the reserve petcock...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,543
Posted By COBAUM
Rescue truck

I didn't really see anything in the photos that would have kept my F350 out of there. I brought two 10,000# ratchet straps and a heavy duty come-along with me. Also brought a large full gas can,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By COBAUM
Thanks

Thanks, guys. Both charts are useful. I fully understand that the info is not the end-all-be-all. Just like ERA or number of homeruns are not the only stats to look at for a pitcher or hitter. Just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By COBAUM
Bike Weights and HP

I know I have seen a thread with a sreadsheet with bike weights and horsepower. I keep searching and cannot find it. Anybody got a link for me? Thanks.
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,009
Posted By COBAUM
+1 Klr650

For what you describe, I would have to agree that a KLR650 would be the way to go. I bought my KLR for $3000 with low miles. The thing that impressed me most was how I could beat the crap out of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2008, 12:10 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,708
Posted By COBAUM
Flywheel puller

Does anyone live in the southern metro area that might have a flywheel puller (bolt style) that will work on a KLX650C? It appears to have 10mm (or 12 mm) threads. If I could get my hands on it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 7,708
Posted By COBAUM
Shop work.

Hey ME. Eric here. Long time, no ride. I didn't get out much last summer since I had my knee rebuilt almost a year ago. But I am ready this year. I think I can make it over 4/5. I sold the KLR...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,390
Posted By COBAUM
Damn that's a good lookin bike! If they are...

Damn that's a good lookin bike! If they are priced under eight, they'll have a winner.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 455,779
Posted By COBAUM
Carribou Cases

I went with the Carribou Cases. I LOVE them. One of the best farkles I ever bought. If you are financially challenged, you can use Pelican cases without the fancy mounts. I like the way the...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By COBAUM
Hi, Peter. I'll have to try that. My 04 is not...

Hi, Peter. I'll have to try that. My 04 is not the smoothest shifting bike I have ever ridden. I love it, and the shifting is my only complaint. Sometimes feels like it is crunching into gear.
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,354
Posted By COBAUM
KLR to WeeStrom conversion

I had an 03 KLR (small fairing). I sold it and bought a DL650. The KLR was used for off road and was too big for the dirt riding that I was doing. It was not a comfortable bike for any kind of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-26-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By COBAUM
Just what I needed!

That is just what I needed. I gotta get off my ass and get my KLX back on the road. Last fall I was coming down from Webster Pass and threw a rock into my engine case. Imagine my surprise when I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2007, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
I'ts Running!!!

I got the bike back on the road. My first impression is that this bike is much faster than the KLR I recently sold. Taking off in first gear it is about the same, but after shifting into 2nd it...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
No, it is a 49 state version (says ON-OFF-RES). ...

No, it is a 49 state version (says ON-OFF-RES). I'm pretty sure the petcock is connected correctly - that is in the manual. After it leaves the petcock, the manual let's you decide for yourself. I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,473
Views: 547,883
Posted By COBAUM
Great Thread

Wow. I am surprised this thread is still getting so much action. I finally found a petcock and tank (eBay) for my bike and got it started. There is a vacuum (?) inlet at the intake between the carb...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,503
Posted By COBAUM
I've been really happy with mine. But as one of...

I've been really happy with mine. But as one of the earlier posts attests, a lighter bike is usualy more fun in the twisties. I had a WR450 that was scary fast in the corners - much more so than...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By COBAUM
Denver to Austin to Denver

I am leaving for Austin tomorrow (Friday, May 18) and am hauling a FULL 16 foot enclosed trailer that will be returning on Monday, May 21 EMPTY. Anybody need a bike or two (or six) hauled from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By COBAUM
Denver to Austin to Denver

I am leaving for Austin tomorrow (Friday, May 18) and am hauling a FULL 16 foot enclosed trailer that will be returning on Monday, May 21 EMPTY. Anybody need a bike or two (or six) hauled from...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 901,812
Posted By COBAUM
Carpel Tunnel Release

I forgot. I also had carpel tunnel surgery 3 weeks ago on my right hand (I know - too much wankin). I have ridden about 4 hours in the last few days and no numb hand. For any of you that have the...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2007, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 901,812
Posted By COBAUM
Great products

I have made two spring purchases that I am really happy with.

1st - Shure i4c headphones. They act as earplugs and with no music on, they allow about as much noise by as earplugs. Then I turned...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By COBAUM
2004 V-strom 650 at Fay Meyers - $4349

For anyone that is interested, I saw a 2004 DL650 in Fay Meyers a couple of days ago that is in PERFECT condition (literally could not find a sctratch on it) with ~4000 miles on it for $4500. ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,674
Posted By COBAUM
Alright Java, you said that you rode both the DRZ...

Alright Java, you said that you rode both the DRZ and the WR450. Please share your impressions. Would love to hear what you think. I bought an '06 WR450 two weeks ago and I have not had a chance...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,542
Posted By COBAUM
I've learned to service all my equipment for the...

I've learned to service all my equipment for the very same reason. Also, I always ask how much something costs before I agree to it. I've paid for too many $10 drinks in my day to just order first,...
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