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Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By Staplegunnr
Great Pics and good ride. How do you like...

Great Pics and good ride.

How do you like the China Bike?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Staplegunnr
UPDATE: Both bikes are home. The...

UPDATE:

Both bikes are home.

The cause of the problem was the exhaust pushrod. The rocker arm end was worn out. It is hard to say what caused the problem, the oil port on the rocker was...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Staplegunnr
We were about a mile north of the T or C airport...

We were about a mile north of the T or C airport on SR 1.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Staplegunnr
Talking Enfield Broke - A ride report of sorts...

This is a bit regional, thats why this is posted here.

Note some photos from past rides, but used for effect...

It starts with 80 miles of empty 2 lane my girlfriend riding my Royal Enfield,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 260,200
Posted By Staplegunnr
I spent the day chasing my thumper as my...

I spent the day chasing my thumper as my girlfriend rode it, on a 160 mile trip for a burger.

http://staplegun.smugmug.com/photos/586937373_QfTu6-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 260,200
Posted By Staplegunnr
It seemed like the best thing to do at the...

It seemed like the best thing to do at the time....
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 260,200
Posted By Staplegunnr
My thumper munched 1/2 of my left thumb... ...

My thumper munched 1/2 of my left thumb...

http://staplegun.smugmug.com/photos/513429773_9AyxK-L.jpg

For those sicko's among us, the other 1/2 is in the freezer.

3 months later and I am...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By Staplegunnr
FlagRS - I am in Socorro about 160 miles from...

FlagRS - I am in Socorro about 160 miles from Greer

E-man - So my next picture should have been of the empty plate? :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By Staplegunnr
185 miles for a Burger

Did you know that there is no gas in Hillsboro New Mexico... I forgot.

My ride starts after a 90 mile run on the slab to get to Hillsboro to ride NM 152, oops no gas in Hillsboro.

I turn...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,967
Views: 2,285,739
Posted By Staplegunnr
Welcome to New Mexico! When asked Red or Green,...

Welcome to New Mexico! When asked Red or Green, it is about the color chili(sp) you want with your meal, not the color of the stop light at the corner.

It has been enjoyable following your trip.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Staplegunnr
I should'a brought a camera or 400 miles for lunch

No pics, because I should'a brought a camera.

Yesterday, I decided to have lunch in Truth or Consequences. More specifically the resturant at the new golf course in Elephant Butte. I make this...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,743
Posted By Staplegunnr
We have cold weather moving in on Thursday, they...

We have cold weather moving in on Thursday, they are predicting a freezing 64 degrees with the remote (very remote) chance of thunder storms. On the upside, we are going to have wind 25-40 gusting to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,366
Posted By Staplegunnr
Triumph Bonneville and a Royal Enfield Electra ...

Triumph Bonneville and a Royal Enfield Electra

http://worleybird.com/bike/bonnie.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2008, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By Staplegunnr
Forgot to give Griz the Adv. Rider Salute

Took me a bit to realize who I rode by today... (actually a few times in the past few days)

Here you go

http://worleybird.com/bike/salute.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,766
Posted By Staplegunnr
Damn talk about peer pressure... The...

Damn talk about peer pressure...

The biggest problem that I have is tires. The stock Enfield (my bike) has 19" front and rear rims. So without getting new rims my tire choice is very limited.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,766
Posted By Staplegunnr
I am still on the fence. My Enfiled is my...

I am still on the fence.

My Enfiled is my daily driver, can't beat 80 mpg around town and the primal joy of dragging pegs as you corner.

For about the same cost as the parts needed to modify...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,922
Posted By Staplegunnr
From an Enfield owner who truely enjoys the bike....

From an Enfield owner who truely enjoys the bike.

I will not consider / purchase an Enfield again.

This is due to parts availability and piss poor service from the ONLY US parts supplier.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,451
Posted By Staplegunnr
I have stopped there more than once, and many...

I have stopped there more than once, and many times I have debated about which way to go home...

North 9 miles the quick way
East and West, get me home eventually.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2008, 01:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,766
Posted By Staplegunnr
There is not much Enfiled left on that orange...

There is not much Enfiled left on that orange bike. That is what I would call a true Enfield adventure bike.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2008, 11:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,766
Posted By Staplegunnr
kevrider - my idea is a non-farkled version of...

kevrider - my idea is a non-farkled version of the Indian kit. Most of the parts will not work on the Electra.

tweeker43 - that vid, and this site was what has lead me to loosing my mind.
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 26,766
Posted By Staplegunnr
Royal Enfield Adventure Bike Have I lost my mind?

First, quick story, about 20 years ago I destroyed a 2 week old dirt bike while walking away without a scratch. Last year, I took the MSF basic rider course and bought a new bike, a Royal Enfield...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,743
Posted By Staplegunnr
My "Grocery Getter" in an arroyo near Socorro. ...

My "Grocery Getter" in an arroyo near Socorro.

http://worleybird.com/bike/dirt.JPG
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 14,910
Posted By Staplegunnr
Talking to the BIA anywhere will not get you...

Talking to the BIA anywhere will not get you clearence to cross Tribal lands, even tho the law says you can. The guy threatening you with a rifle or shotgun does not care about the BIA...

Contact...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-18-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4,215
Views: 600,999
Posted By Staplegunnr
I-25 Bridge over Nogal Canyon, New Mexico ...

I-25 Bridge over Nogal Canyon, New Mexico

http://worleybird.com/bike/nogal.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 14,910
Posted By Staplegunnr
When riding/traveling on Indian Lands, check with...

When riding/traveling on Indian Lands, check with the Reservation, Pueblo, Tribal Government a few days in advance. Worst case, they will say no, best case, they say yes (with provisions).

There...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2008, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,410
Posted By Staplegunnr
South Baldy, Magdalenas, NM - At the gate to the...

South Baldy, Magdalenas, NM - At the gate to the Magdalena Ridge Observatory.

http://worleybird.com/bike/10500.jpg

Yes it's an Enfield. I dumped the bike 15 minutes later while standing...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-02-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,215
Views: 600,999
Posted By Staplegunnr
NM 152 West of Hillsboro

The low bridge over Percha Creek on NM 152 about 10 miles west of Hillsboro, New Mexico.

http://worleybird.com/bike/percha.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 598,322
Posted By Staplegunnr
Within the next couple of hours, UPS will be...

Within the next couple of hours, UPS will be delivering a SPOT.

I purchased the unit based entirely on comments posted to this thread.

I ride in areas with spotty or no cell phone coverage. I...
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