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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By wakewop
Could easily be a dead cell in the battery. Had...

Could easily be a dead cell in the battery. Had it happen to me on a 6mo old battery. Running when hooked to the booster reinforces the thought
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By wakewop
I have been running the 3s on my wee strom for 2...

I have been running the 3s on my wee strom for 2 years now. They are outstanding on the road and twisties. They are great on hard pack dirt, semi loose dirt and rock. They are HORRIBLE in mud. Scary...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16,716
Views: 2,731,293
Posted By wakewop
second in line if the deal falls through.

second in line if the deal falls through.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,542
Posted By wakewop
Going to bump this just to add some more info for...

Going to bump this just to add some more info for anyone doing a search on the Anakee 3. I have a set on my 650 vstrom. Spent 3 days in Moab playing on slickrock, dirt, loose gravel, gravel on...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 914
Posted By wakewop
Just got back from a 3 day Moab trip. Wet wet...

Just got back from a 3 day Moab trip. Wet wet wet. Rain, hail, and repeat several times a day.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By wakewop
Did 96 miles of 4 mile trails a few weeks ago. ...

Did 96 miles of 4 mile trails a few weeks ago. The sand is pretty dense and packed due to all the rain and snow. Not bad at all.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By wakewop
Marc, look at the DJI quad copters. I have...

Marc,
look at the DJI quad copters. I have several friends with them. Great vids, easy to fly, and several price points.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By wakewop
Place to leave truck/trailer in Grand Junction Sun-Wed?

5 of us are heading to Moab Sunday -Wednesday. Need a safe place to drop a truck and enclosed motorcycle trailer in or near grand junction.
Would be dropping it on Sunday afternoon and returning...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By wakewop
The Ktm 50s haul major butt. The 65cc even more...

The Ktm 50s haul major butt. The 65cc even more so
Great suspensions, but can get out of control fast if the boy gets on it. Only you and he knows his ability. They are also about 2x the price ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-15-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By wakewop
Just had my Ktm 450 rebuilt. New valves, piston,...

Just had my Ktm 450 rebuilt. New valves, piston, cylinder, etc. the guru of Ktm did the work (dave Hopkins). His instructions for me were NO synthetic for break in. Dino oil for the 1st 4 hours....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 55,362
Posted By wakewop
Need 2 hours more of break in time on my new Ktm...

Need 2 hours more of break in time on my new Ktm rfs motor before next weekends trip. This should be interesting to pull off.
Stupid spring weather
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 25,730
Posted By wakewop
Seat time is going to be one of your best...

Seat time is going to be one of your best teachers.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By wakewop
If it were in mid May , I would be all over it. ...

If it were in mid May , I would be all over it. Sorry about your plans being pooped on
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By wakewop
Very nice purchase. I'm in Westminster. Hit...

Very nice purchase. I'm in Westminster. Hit me w a pm if ya wanna ride some time.
I have the same bike, just a dif color. Has been a great bike.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-08-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,207
Posted By wakewop
Tank, lights, brake light switches, suspension...

Tank, lights, brake light switches, suspension work, dot tires, mirror, horn.
Just a few things to get ya shopping.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,469
Posted By wakewop
Lol. Original post is from 2010.

Lol. Original post is from 2010.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,668
Posted By wakewop
Sounds like my first dirt experience. Friends...

Sounds like my first dirt experience. Friends showed me the basics in the wash area parking lot. Then we headed out to ride the tubes. Was baptism by fire. Had a blast, but was pretty worn out...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,668
Posted By wakewop
Bring a GPS.

Bring a GPS.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,080
Posted By wakewop
Thanks for the tip Gitana. I order quite a bit...

Thanks for the tip Gitana. I order quite a bit on Amazon
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 305,105
Posted By wakewop
Got my seat concepts vstrom seat last week. They...

Got my seat concepts vstrom seat last week. They shipped it out the day after they received my pan. Unbelievable how fast they did the work. The seat is perfect. Very comfy and the workmanship...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 579
Posted By wakewop
I shoot 2x a week. This is encouraging news, but...

I shoot 2x a week. This is encouraging news, but looks to be a long way off.
Would love to see an outdoor area that is not trashed out by idiots leaving their trash/targets. I live in...
Forum: The Garage 03-17-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By wakewop
Further explain this wictchcraft. I'm very...

Further explain this wictchcraft. I'm very interested.
Forum: Vendors 03-17-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 305,105
Posted By wakewop
:baldy:baldy:baldy Ordered my seat and sent in...

:baldy:baldy:baldy
Ordered my seat and sent in my pan last week All Because of this and other threads about the seats. Had no idea about the adv discount. Oh well. Your lightning fast service...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-16-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 25,730
Posted By wakewop
Newbreeze, Don't get discouraged because of the...

Newbreeze,
Don't get discouraged because of the mud and snow. Simply put, mud and snow SUCK unless you are an experienced rider. Same goes for deep sand. All 3 are a game changer and challenge even...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-06-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,622
Posted By wakewop
Last summer went to 4 mile early on a thurs...

Last summer went to 4 mile early on a thurs morning. Best camp site had a single tent. Site can hold 4 large travel trailers. No chairs set up by the tent, no gear, no, nothing. Just a small...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,913
Posted By wakewop
The Texan invasion is not just tourism any more....

The Texan invasion is not just tourism any more. They are moving here.
I have seen a HUGE increase in the number of Texans moving to the Evergreen/Lookout area in the past 2 years. They have all...
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 112,632
Posted By wakewop
Bbb is a waste of time. Your cc company is...

Bbb is a waste of time. Your cc company is wrong. They need to reverse the charges. You never received the product or refund let alone authorize a second charge. Ask them what contact info they...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,498
Posted By wakewop
I used my antigravity 2 times this week to jump...

I used my antigravity 2 times this week to jump start. Worked great
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,729
Posted By wakewop
I don't know... this whole thing sounds fishy to...

I don't know... this whole thing sounds fishy to me. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By wakewop
Every time I go to Elite I have a positive...

Every time I go to Elite I have a positive experience.
2 years ago they had a 400 for sale at a great price. I called in the morning to see if it was still available and it was. I got in my car 2...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,800
Posted By wakewop
Do the test riders in the video believe that any...

Do the test riders in the video believe that any bike's suspension is going to be great for any weight or ability of rider ? almost sounds like the 2 bikes are set up for different types of riding....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,960
Posted By wakewop
Regarding the "buy local" mindset, I recently...

Regarding the "buy local" mindset, I recently tried to and found it cost prohibitive. I needed ktm parts. Needed new chain, oil, cs sprocket, swingarm chain slider, drain plug, new design screen...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,945
Posted By wakewop
Modette, I had an ultimate md hauler. The...

Modette,
I had an ultimate md hauler. The platform did not drop low enough to just roll the bike over it. Had to lift the bike up. Lining up the pegs w the holes in the platform was another...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By wakewop
When I sent my entire motor and carb to him 2...

When I sent my entire motor and carb to him 2 weeks ago, I must have checked the address 100x before I actually let it leave the post office.
He had in bold letters,, DON'T FORGET TO PUT THE SUITE...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,160
Posted By wakewop
Farmham, I think the rfs head and rocker cover...

Farmham,
I think the rfs head and rocker cover are paired and machined at the same time and putting a non paired set will cause leaks. As you know there is no gasket between the 2, just the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,945
Posted By wakewop
Last time I looked at the HF carrier and box, it...

Last time I looked at the HF carrier and box, it did not have an expiration date on it. Good for you getting the $ and bringing it to their attention. Glad it did not fall apart while driving and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,173
Posted By wakewop
Shithole is a compliment regarding pueblo. ...

Shithole is a compliment regarding pueblo. Sorry if MY response offends anyone.
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 34,779
Posted By wakewop
Yep. I remove that small piece at the top. ...

Yep. I remove that small piece at the top. The neck brace fits nice and snug against the body w it removed. The whole piece, not just a few layers.

And again as far as size, a med/lg would...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,933
Posted By wakewop
Another vote for Neil at Hitchcock. He has done...

Another vote for Neil at Hitchcock. He has done 2 ktms for me.
Smoooth as butter after his work.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 42,475
Posted By wakewop
I would have asked the person how you do a title...

I would have asked the person how you do a title search for a title that has never existed. Prob would have blown their mind.
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