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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 52,898
Posted By Splisken
Annie, This all happened while I was in...

Annie,

This all happened while I was in Steamboat for the KTM rally (which was a total bust for me personally but I was hearing good things about) but the family was at home on Storm Mtn. They...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,465
Posted By Splisken
Thanks! I think I'll follow your previous advice...

Thanks! I think I'll follow your previous advice and return through Laramie and Cheyenne. My folks live in Eaton and it seems I'll be staying with them for a while.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,465
Posted By Splisken
Lovely...I'm actually in Steamboat for the rally...

Lovely...I'm actually in Steamboat for the rally but my family is stuck on Storm Mtn. Can't wait to try to get back into the area on Sunday.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,465
Posted By Splisken
Hwy 34 from Loveland to Estes Park is expected to...

Hwy 34 from Loveland to Estes Park is expected to be closed for 2-3 weeks due to road damage and the bridge to fs 128 in Drake is gone which means Storm Mtn and related trails are inaccessible.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,024
Posted By Splisken
The last of my parts arrived earlier today and I...

The last of my parts arrived earlier today and I have put'em on...so I guess I do get to have a bike at the rally! I don't get a long ride in but since I'm almost local anyway it doesn't matter...
Forum: Vendors 09-07-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 38,480
Posted By Splisken
Wilso, I have one of Ken's black tanks fit...

Wilso,

I have one of Ken's black tanks fit over the CPR air filter and there are no issues. This is on a 950 SE.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,024
Posted By Splisken
1st KTM Rally

I just secured my cabin reservation. I'm planning to ride in/camp for a number of days and then spend a couple of days enjoying the cabin, fishing, and slounging around town before the rally and...
Forum: Vendors 02-04-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 38,480
Posted By Splisken
Looking great Ken! I'm still in for the black...

Looking great Ken! I'm still in for the black tank and (2) of the QDs. :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5,752
Views: 1,774,748
Posted By Splisken
Damn Ken you're full of great projects.

Damn Ken you're full of great projects.
Forum: Vendors 01-08-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 38,480
Posted By Splisken
Wow! Thanks for the inside peek at the process. ...

Wow! Thanks for the inside peek at the process. Very cool to see it all come together.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-14-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
Wow, sorry I missed out...Mega Piranha...that...

Wow, sorry I missed out...Mega Piranha...that looks even better than Manos the Hand of Fate lol (MST3K ref). My review went well and I finished my project though so I prolly made the right call....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
Sorry All...I have to bail. I got a last minute...

Sorry All...I have to bail. I got a last minute work project this afternoon and my review is tomorrow so I gotta' be a good boy. You all have a great time.

Cheers,

John
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
See ya there! :freaky

See ya there! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
OK, I'll meet ya at Funkwerks for a starter (9.4%...

OK, I'll meet ya at Funkwerks for a starter (9.4% ABV!!! Wow, that's a beer!) at 6pm and then anyone who only wants FCB there at 7pm for more beer, dinner, and the white elephant. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Splisken
:rofl Would be true but I'll have it sorted by...

:rofl Would be true but I'll have it sorted by then with this: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=820139 :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-05-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
Tuesday and Thursday next week both work for me.

Tuesday and Thursday next week both work for me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Splisken
So...KTM is hosting their rally in Steamboat next...

So...KTM is hosting their rally in Steamboat next year: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=833716

Any takers? I'm in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
Sounds good to me too!

Sounds good to me too!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14,949
Views: 1,157,421
Posted By Splisken
OK admittedly I didn't look too hard yet but does...

OK admittedly I didn't look too hard yet but does anyone know a good link on the forum to send to a buddy of mine...he is looking at getting a dual sport bike potentially (has never ridden dirt...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14,949
Views: 1,157,421
Posted By Splisken
Might be...it isn't orange so what would I know?...

Might be...it isn't orange so what would I know? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-03-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 75,024
Posted By Splisken
I'm in on this one! Time to rally the local 950...

I'm in on this one! Time to rally the local 950 SE riders to congregate at this event. :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14,949
Views: 1,157,421
Posted By Splisken
"Followed the next day by an almost windless...

"Followed the next day by an almost windless balmy ride out east to stretch the legs on the new 950. " - Hellsickle

...and yet the photos show a Yamaha...where is this new 950 of which you speak?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
I can't make this week due to a training class I...

I can't make this week due to a training class I am in but if everyone else is free enjoy and I'll catch you all next month.

CJ- I'm always down for a visit to Coop's...my fav beer (Punjabi cask)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,815
Posted By Splisken
Funkwerks @ 6pm Dec 12th

Hey All,

So...Glen didn't want to take the reigns so I propose we meet at Funkwerks on Dec. 12th at 6pm for beers. I've never been to Funkwerks so no idea what is there. Everyone last time was...
Forum: Vendors 12-02-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 38,480
Posted By Splisken
Great to see things progressing! So...is it safe...

Great to see things progressing! So...is it safe to say that production run #1 goes onto your bike Ken? What color have you chosen? I'm stuck between the black and the natural now. Natural for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-27-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Splisken
I'll second that! Fantastic ride and...

I'll second that! Fantastic ride and preparedness too...very cool.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-25-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Splisken
Been working on the SE a lot over the past few...

Been working on the SE a lot over the past few weeks. Repairing the wiring harness but also adding bit of this and that and removing others. I'm hopeful I can have it "finished" up tomorrow night. ...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,427
Posted By Splisken
Thanks for the extra info Yardstick. These are...

Thanks for the extra info Yardstick. These are on my list for sometime in the next few months. I'm spending a ton on the SE right now not to mention shop time. Once I catch up to what I've got on...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,427,565
Posted By Splisken
I concur..cost effective, amazing gas mileage (if...

I concur..cost effective, amazing gas mileage (if it meets projections up to 73mpg), and Honda reliability...hard to go wrong. I wonder if a 6'5" frame would be comfy on one? Guess I'll have to go...
Forum: Road warriors 11-17-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,427,565
Posted By Splisken
Right now I'm itching for this one: ...

Right now I'm itching for this one:

http://www.bikewalls.com/pictures/Ducati_Multistrada1200S_2010_06_1024x768.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,842
Posted By Splisken
Definitely in! I'll help with whatever needs...

Definitely in! I'll help with whatever needs doing but I wanna ride too!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15,524
Views: 2,389,556
Posted By Splisken
YellowPig...say it ain't so!!!! :cry

YellowPig...say it ain't so!!!! :cry
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-15-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,427
Posted By Splisken
Hi Thanks for the write up. I own Fastway Evo2...

Hi Thanks for the write up. I own Fastway Evo2 pegs for my EXC and agree that they build quality equipment. I have been pondering these Adventure pegs for my SE but I would need to mount them in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,842
Posted By Splisken
OK...what am I volunteering for exactly? I just...

OK...what am I volunteering for exactly? I just signed up for the NCTR. I'm familiar with the Pawnee OHV area but have never actually ridden it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-14-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,752
Views: 1,774,748
Posted By Splisken
Around a dozen or so here in CO too that I know...

Around a dozen or so here in CO too that I know of.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Splisken
It's on SUNDAY (Nov. 11th) folks...just saying. ...

It's on SUNDAY (Nov. 11th) folks...just saying. The URL SnowMule posted shows Sunday and the calendar I printed from the site shows it too. I just don't want anyone to make the drive and not get to...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11,194
Views: 2,390,933
Posted By Splisken
Installed Fastway Evo2 pegs and a set of black...

Installed Fastway Evo2 pegs and a set of black shrouds over the tank. I got the pegs for the LoBoy position on them. At first glance and even when holding them in place they didn't look any lower...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,670
Posted By Splisken
OK, so I went with liability plus UIM coverage...

OK, so I went with liability plus UIM coverage from our larger policy...that's just good advice there as every motorcyclist should/probably already knows.

That said, I put my new bash plate (from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 27,435
Posted By Splisken
OK so I've had a couple of glasses of wine and...

OK so I've had a couple of glasses of wine and read through this thread too late in the evening...PEOPLE!!!! Either party is a vote in their best interests. As a person who has played the marketing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-05-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By Splisken
Totally agree with the above...but as an ex...

Totally agree with the above...but as an ex volunteer SAR guy I can tell you that the extra dosh doesn't go to the truly experienced and motivated teams and individuals wandering the woods at 2 a.m....
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