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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,513
Posted By dakardad
Wow Wachs, you must ride with a lot of wheel...

Wow Wachs, you must ride with a lot of wheel spin. You ate through that desert HT pretty fast. I've always gotten way more miles out of mine.
But these days I do more sauntering around than real...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,222
Posted By dakardad
Wow. seriously, I really dig your build. Gives me...

Wow. seriously, I really dig your build. Gives me lots of ideas.

One question though, how much anal stimulating coffee do you really drink?:D
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By dakardad
your pics aren't posting.

your pics aren't posting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,513
Posted By dakardad
I share your assessment of the Motoz Desert HT's....

I share your assessment of the Motoz Desert HT's. I found them great on rock, gravel and sand. True to Motoz description they are NOT mud tires.
Nice RR. Great country to ride in. I'm afraid its a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,590
Posted By dakardad
Im in.

I think I like this trip. Nice posts and plenty of pics. Keep it up!
:lurk:slurp Just popcorn isn't enough.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,941
Posted By dakardad
I run a X-challenge. Ive run thru 3 sets and am...

I run a X-challenge. Ive run thru 3 sets and am on my 4th set now Desert HT.
i run mixed surfaces mostly gravel, sand and rock. I was in deepest darkest Utah with a rear flat and had to run flat...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By dakardad
Hey thanks! Utah is not my roots. But l do...

Hey thanks!
Utah is not my roots.
But l do have 4 wives, well 3 really, the 4th isnt old enough yet😯😯


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By dakardad
Oh cool! Thats a big relief. I take it that...

Oh cool!
Thats a big relief. I take it that Steamboat is a great place to ride?


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By dakardad
Cool, l will be in Glide more specifically, ...

Cool, l will be in Glide more specifically,
Thats right on 138.
Ive got one of those Oregon atlas. I was kinda worried that allot of those trails might be closed.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By dakardad
Thanks for the site, thats a help. Some of...

Thanks for the site, thats a help.
Some of those get togethers are fun!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By dakardad
Oregon advice. Roseburg area

I am moving from Utah, land of deserts and canyons, to the Roseburg area for a job change(at least I have one).
Wanting some one or two day rides for some good DS Oregon primers and good access...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Yah I'd be up for that ride. I need to check a...

Yah I'd be up for that ride. I need to check a couple of those boxes too.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,941
Posted By dakardad
Output shaft

Hummm,:eek1 I better check my shaft. I thought the sprocket was to soft when my sprocket started to wobble a bit.:muutt
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,007,766
Posted By dakardad
If your running an o-ring chain often the oil...

If your running an o-ring chain often the oil wont penetrate to the pins. Ive had the same symptoms you describe and when I took my chain off investigating I had some seized pins. I replaced with an...
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,007,766
Posted By dakardad
First does your horn work now? seems sometimes...

First does your horn work now? seems sometimes its related.
Secondly ive have this happen a time or two. Most of the time ive found the headlight plug wires smashed at the back of the plug causing a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Wed ride

[QUOTE=GISkev;22186153]I'm going to ride Wed afternoon/evening if anyone can play hooky...

Yah Im up for that. What bike you rid'n?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 644
Posted By dakardad
This year has been dry. Ive crossed there twice...

This year has been dry. Ive crossed there twice this year each time water depth has been 12-18". I suspect its lower now thunderstorms notwithstanding.
Ive allways come to the crossing from the hwy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By dakardad
You should have no problem. Weather...

You should have no problem. Weather notwithstanding, the road is frequented by 2wd cars.


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Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 21,337
Posted By dakardad
10,000 mi on mine

I just hit 10k with mine with about 3k of that dirt. My 1150GS is always pretty heavy. I keep cold pressure at 40-42 in the rear and 38 in front. Wet or dry on the hard I think they are excellent. In...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,660
Views: 1,007,766
Posted By dakardad
My take on the ABS. I like it in snowy...

My take on the ABS.
I like it in snowy conditions. The kind of snow where there is a bit of traction. I like it on the street, but can do without it .
The most awesome time I like it is when fire...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By dakardad
I ride an X challenge. I try every tire hoping...

I ride an X challenge.
I try every tire hoping for the best.
I like the Motoz desert HT overall
It has good wear and excellent grip
EXCEPT in mud, but motoz tells you that before u buy one. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,971
Posted By dakardad
Fuckin A!

Fuckin A!
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 124,277
Posted By dakardad
As of today at 22k. I have toasted 2 batts. ABS...

As of today at 22k. I have toasted 2 batts. ABS motor replaced (warranty.. Whew!). The key switch shorted nd melted on a ride, had to be towed. Behr rims suck but are still turning.
Stock...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Im headed out for a few days starting the 1st to...

Im headed out for a few days starting the 1st to the 5th. Planning on taking the north slope rd to the Yampa bench, then south to hook up to the kokopelli. From the bench thru the kokopelli is new...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By dakardad
Perfect, thanks DJ!

Perfect, thanks DJ!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By dakardad
What are you riding? I suggest you get a...

What are you riding?
I suggest you get a DeLormes or Benchmark atlas and give it a look.
Get off I-15 at the Corrine exit, Hwy 13.
Its slab for awhile then will go dirt.
You can pretty well...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By dakardad
If you look at your map you will notice the Air...

If you look at your map you will notice the Air Force has a bombing range on the west side of the lake. Access roads are gated and locked based on their use of the range. The railroad owns the lines...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 817
Posted By dakardad
Routes are limited on the west side. Routing...

Routes are limited on the west side. Routing generaly follows the old railroad route, but that goes around the north shoreline. Lots of RRs on that.
Id do a search here.
Your routing from roughly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-18-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Anybody got Sun, Mon nd Tues off and feel like...

Anybody got Sun, Mon nd Tues off and feel like goin somewhere?
I do.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Ditto Is that trail mostly the Kokapelli? Ive...

Ditto
Is that trail mostly the Kokapelli?
Ive never riden it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
HOC- I feel your pain. Putting your job...

HOC-

I feel your pain.
Putting your job before the life that counts. Hope your familys holding up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Ya thats what i figured. Thanks

Ya thats what i figured. Thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Ummm, mearly a snack ma boy, mearly a snack.

Ummm, mearly a snack ma boy, mearly a snack.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Ok, nevermind. Its an interesting stretch of the...

Ok, nevermind. Its an interesting stretch of the legs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Whats the interest in Fantasy Canyon? Why is it...

Whats the interest in Fantasy Canyon?
Why is it worth it?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Im not a Honda guy, but ive never seen a piston...

Im not a Honda guy, but ive never seen a piston pin retainer clip NOT do damage on the way out of a running motor.
Sometimes even the fiche doesnt show it all in exploded views.
If u bought it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
I agree. looks like some keeper for a shaft to...

I agree. looks like some keeper for a shaft to me.
Id look in the fiche too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Ya thats exactly it. Thanks alot. :)

Ya thats exactly it.
Thanks alot. :)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
On the Buckhorn wash rd. Going South, a few miles...

On the Buckhorn wash rd. Going South, a few miles past the I70 underpass is a 'motorcycle trailhead'.
What trail is that and whats it like?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-09-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21,878
Views: 1,929,851
Posted By dakardad
Looks like you ran into one of the desert...

Looks like you ran into one of the desert 'blobs'.

I was down south a couple days ago and it seems the counties have been busy doing alot of grading. Anybody see the same?
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