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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,149
Posted By officerleroy
2012 Nissan Frontier with my 690 (both of which...

2012 Nissan Frontier with my 690 (both of which are for sale now...)
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Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,544
Posted By officerleroy
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-H2WOzYh8wnI/U2e...

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,688
Posted By officerleroy
I'm headed out tomorrow and slightly concerned...

I'm headed out tomorrow and slightly concerned too about how much damage all the recent rain has done. I'll post updates if I have cell service.
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17,355
Views: 1,819,035
Posted By officerleroy
Misfire

I did a search for "misfire" and only found one result, so I apologize if this is a bit of a noob question, BUT:

Has anyone had their bike misfire and die while at speed? I had it happen 4 times...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By officerleroy
AWESOME!!! :thumb I wont be at RMAR this...

AWESOME!!! :thumb

I wont be at RMAR this year, but I'm really shooting for West Fest at least.

I'll be there the afternoon of the 4th and leaving sunday the 7th. I'll be with the wife and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By officerleroy
If you wouldn't mind showin that map, you're the...

If you wouldn't mind showin that map, you're the man.

Where you at RMAR in silverton last year? Your handle sounds familiar, I was on a black/yellow 800GS then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By officerleroy
Steamboat Springs for one day, what trail?

I'll be in steamboat for the 4th on my KTM 690. What's should be on the "can't miss" list? I'm fine with anything short of technical singletrack.

Did some searching on here and on USFS sites but...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,649
Posted By officerleroy
I've loaded my 800GS (which has a longer...

I've loaded my 800GS (which has a longer wheelbase) in my short bed frontier and it just sits on the gate. You shouldn't have any problems.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14,417
Views: 2,089,841
Posted By officerleroy
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 02-14-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By officerleroy
+1. Makes a huge difference, definitely money...

+1. Makes a huge difference, definitely money well spent.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By officerleroy
True, and not everyone rides a KTM so that...

True, and not everyone rides a KTM so that options not universal...duh I know.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-28-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,739
Posted By officerleroy
Pretty good idea. I cheaped out and got the $30...

Pretty good idea. I cheaped out and got the $30 KTM kit instead of the $100 one:...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
The waiting list is up to 9 now, pretty...

The waiting list is up to 9 now, pretty impressive. I know it's still a ways out so the final number could be way down, BUT you'd think with as much expressed interest as there is that there would be...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,564
Posted By officerleroy
This is exactly why I think I'm going to try a...

This is exactly why I think I'm going to try a new Nemo tent this year. The inflatable air core is a really cool idea. While packed weights may be similiar, I havent seen a poled tent that comes...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 1,199,323
Posted By officerleroy
Know? No. But my LBS said they should be rolling...

Know? No. But my LBS said they should be rolling in mid-March to early April.
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 1,199,323
Posted By officerleroy
Its a Clean Speed Engineering cable guide. It...

Its a Clean Speed Engineering cable guide. It was recommended on the BRP site (maker of the rubber mount that's shown) and was cheap enough so I got it.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 1,199,323
Posted By officerleroy
Okay, I'll stick with the snow theme: ...

Okay, I'll stick with the snow theme:
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-iQn_sK4wDLw/UPyY_wT0BZI/AAAAAAAAHHU/ErX8GoPusok/s576/690%2520snow.jpg

Picked it up last weekend. Threw a skid plate and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,239
Posted By officerleroy
WTF are you talking about?? The V7 guzzi's and...

WTF are you talking about?? The V7 guzzi's and all of the triumph modern-retro thruxton/scrambler/bonnie's add up to a pretty good amount of new bikes that fit the "no plastics, exposed engine,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,239
Posted By officerleroy
If you can dodge a flaming tennis ball you can...

If you can dodge a flaming tennis ball you can dodge a cager!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,239
Posted By officerleroy
Wow, I was gonna chime in but you've pretty much...

Wow, I was gonna chime in but you've pretty much said everything I was gonna say. I'm 27 and just don't understand the attitude of other guys in our generation. It's "cool but too dangerous"??...
Forum: Racing 12-27-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Bad choice old man, you take away any excuse you...

Bad choice old man, you take away any excuse you might have if we're on the same bike :lol3
Forum: Racing 12-21-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Speaking of the big gas tank, it seems like...

Speaking of the big gas tank, it seems like you're in the know Pantah, any rumblings that they may allow rotopax? I saw their post on the yahoo board and it kinda crushed my hopes.
Forum: Racing 12-20-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Not the 690?? What was all that one in a million...

Not the 690?? What was all that one in a million talk??
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,894
Posted By officerleroy
I can't speak for you, but I'm 27 and and I still...

I can't speak for you, but I'm 27 and and I still don't feel like I'd be ready to give up the SV for a wee. Yes it'd be more comfortable. Yes it'd be more practical. Yes it'd be better for the 2...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 1,199,323
Posted By officerleroy
What tailbag is that on there? You like it?

What tailbag is that on there? You like it?
Forum: Racing 12-17-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Eeeeexxxxccccceeeeellllleeeennnnnttttt ...

Eeeeexxxxccccceeeeellllleeeennnnnttttt
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Forum: Racing 12-17-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Alright! Alright! Alright! Really hope I...

Alright! Alright! Alright!

Really hope I don't end up regretting selling my 800GS for a KTM 690... Either way, I'll have a blast even if I have to ride a Ninja 250.
Forum: Racing 12-17-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 20,834
Posted By officerleroy
Whelp, my deposit is sent in. Guess we find out...

Whelp, my deposit is sent in. Guess we find out soon if we're accepted?
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By officerleroy
I've been pretty happy with the Sidi Discovery...

I've been pretty happy with the Sidi Discovery Rain boots. They're much more comfortable than traditional MX boots which too me are just too bulky and stiff for long or multi-day rides. They're a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,342
Posted By officerleroy
Ah man, this sounded really good. Think I could...

Ah man, this sounded really good. Think I could get the tracks from you?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,698
Posted By officerleroy
So I'm in the same boat as the OP. It's been a...

So I'm in the same boat as the OP. It's been a full year since the 2012s came out, anyone have any comparisons of the two? Thoughts on the whole used vs new 2012/13?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-08-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,649
Views: 777,720
Posted By officerleroy
1966 Honda CB150 Benly $75!! :rofl ...

1966 Honda CB150 Benly

$75!! :rofl
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Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,423
Posted By officerleroy
Oh and +1 on the tires. I think it kind of goes...

Oh and +1 on the tires. I think it kind of goes without saying you need proper knobs (tkc, K60, pirelli scorps-my fave) if you're gonna spend any real time in the dirt.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,423
Posted By officerleroy
Fixing the snatchy throttle was #1 on my list. ...

Fixing the snatchy throttle was #1 on my list. It was relatively cheap too for a G2 throttle tamer and a booster plug. Makes the bike SOOOOOO much more manageable on the slow rock crawly stuff,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,312
Posted By officerleroy
Alright alright alright!!! My first "real' street...

Alright alright alright!!! My first "real' street bike was a CX500. I had to carry around a 2 liter coke bottle of anitfreeze as it had a pretty good leak.

Outstanding pictures:thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By officerleroy
Uh...not sure why this got moved to the Rockies...

Uh...not sure why this got moved to the Rockies regional forum....the ride is in CA and the convo was 1/2 about 800GS setup.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By officerleroy
My understanding is that there's 3 routes, "Easy"...

My understanding is that there's 3 routes, "Easy" "Hard" and "Adventure".
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By officerleroy
I talked to the race director about that specific...

I talked to the race director about that specific question. According to him the adventure route is for guys who "are afraid to mount roll charts on the bars because they'll scratch them" and/or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By officerleroy
Anybody doin LA Barstow to Vegas

I'm headed out from New Mexico next Thursday. Just ordered up a fresh set of knobbies.

Anyone else got plans for it?

http://www.labarstowvegas.com/index.htm
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,094
Posted By officerleroy
Ya, get up over the front of it. The throttle is...

Ya, get up over the front of it. The throttle is your friend.:norton
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