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Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By junkyardroad
Change your oil ASAP. Over the winter, I rebuilt...

Change your oil ASAP. Over the winter, I rebuilt my XRL after the second aftermarket cam failure, and had a similar problem. I would bet that you have a petcock leak, and that while your carb was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,619
Posted By junkyardroad
Well, uh, the red and yellow lines cross at my...

Well, uh, the red and yellow lines cross at my house. You're welcome to a spot here, tent or cabin. Garage with lift, and all.

Near Glenwood Springs, CO.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By junkyardroad
Looking forward to this one. Good pics!

Looking forward to this one. Good pics!
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Reminds me of a day when my son was playing with...

Reminds me of a day when my son was playing with the hose in the driveway while I lounged on the porch. At some point there was no more splashing, and when I rounded the corner, sure enough, there's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17,072
Views: 1,990,546
Posted By junkyardroad
That one has been for sale on and off for quite...

That one has been for sale on and off for quite awhile. I think it's too much. By comparison, I bought an '09 in Longmont a year ago with Progressive cartridge fork and a 465 shock, and the whole HT...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
My wife rides a XRL. She was on a CRF230, and...

My wife rides a XRL. She was on a CRF230, and when my son grew into it, they were sharing since we usually ride as a pair.

Eventually, I sold the 230 without telling her, and replaced it with the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,418
Posted By junkyardroad
Great ride report, and thanks for the final write...

Great ride report, and thanks for the final write up! My gear stash has evolved a bit since reading this and trying a few things. I'm hoping to be able to use the stay list before too much longer....
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17,072
Views: 1,990,546
Posted By junkyardroad
I took mine over Pearl Pass,right next door, from...

I took mine over Pearl Pass,right next door, from the Crested Butte side. Beat the shit out of the bike and myself. Even running 15/46. Never again.
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 241,231
Posted By junkyardroad
Good job on the video! Add some narrative to...

Good job on the video! Add some narrative to round it out.
Liked the music too! Chavela Vargas.
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 53,907
Posted By junkyardroad
Nah, you'll be fine

Nah, you'll be fine
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,475
Posted By junkyardroad
You're on the right track here with the bike and...

You're on the right track here with the bike and the destination. The best trips I have ever had are those where there's no map and no schedule. Think about it a bit.

Best of luck from Glenwood...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,535
Posted By junkyardroad
Exactly what I needed, thanks! I found their...

Exactly what I needed, thanks! I found their website right away. Trading teaching and education is what I want to do. Everybody wins. I have a degree (biz) plus about 16 hours of education classes...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,571
Posted By junkyardroad
Hang in there! You are going to power thru...

Hang in there!

You are going to power thru it! I'm really enjoying this R/R so far. Update us when you can.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,535
Posted By junkyardroad
How did you arrange the home stay? You pay them...

How did you arrange the home stay? You pay them to teach you spanish and stay with the family? I read many times that Guatemala is the place to go to learn Spanish, but never figured out how it's...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,878
Posted By junkyardroad
Excellent thread, thanks for writing it up!

Excellent thread, thanks for writing it up!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By junkyardroad
Plan K. Go to Zak's and eat pizza. Hit the salad...

Plan K. Go to Zak's and eat pizza. Hit the salad bar while you're there.
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Sooo.....what happened with this? Did you get it?

Sooo.....what happened with this? Did you get it?
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
I could use a bit of guidance on helmets...I need...

I could use a bit of guidance on helmets...I need a dual sport type helmet that fits oval heads, that is pretty quiet, and most importantly, minimizes airflow across my eyes. I just can't have much...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb It works on both, I was able to run my bike on...

It works on both, I was able to run my bike on one side of my 5.8 right after I biffed it, (putting it on the trailer) yep.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 869
Views: 57,402
Posted By junkyardroad
Just found this thread, and heck yeah I'd like to...

Just found this thread, and heck yeah I'd like to go on my KLR, but came down with a nasty cold yesterday. Sucks.
I'm near Rifle.
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,571
Posted By junkyardroad
Likewise on all the above, and I totally get it....

Likewise on all the above, and I totally get it. Didn't mean to be a dickhead there. I could cash out (mostly) and split right now, but it would cheat my kids. So I stay, and work, and dream, and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,571
Posted By junkyardroad
As I sit in the early spring sun, in my house...

As I sit in the early spring sun, in my house with a view, in the mountains Colorado, beer in hand, on the brink of two college tuitions, and a mortgage that I won't live long enough to pay, and a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17,072
Views: 1,990,546
Posted By junkyardroad
They are very easy to install and will work fine...

They are very easy to install and will work fine with your springs. And they are tunable.

If you decide not to do it, RM MC has a great return policy.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
And if the bike isn't running, it will fill your...

And if the bike isn't running, it will fill your crankcase with gas. Replace the needle.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb If you'd post those pics here, it would be great....

If you'd post those pics here, it would be great. I'd like to contribute to the effort,if I may, by providing the bathing suit.

I'm sure there's a spool of thread and a postage stamp 'round here...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,571
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I have a yellow lab that would fit right in with...

I have a yellow lab that would fit right in with those lazy, sleeping seals. The rest of the wildlife would scare the shit out of him though.

Great pics, I'll add the Galapagos to my bucket list...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 241,231
Posted By junkyardroad
Happy Birthday! This has been a great thread!

Happy Birthday! This has been a great thread!
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read...

What about coating? Some kinda clear, or? I read on here Duplicolor cast iron, but it's not available locally.

My bike was pretty rough with only 7500 miles. I welded 3 cracks in the frame too. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap...

I should probably consider the NX 5th gear swap since my cases are split. Have these things gotten any easier to find? My cases are split now and ready to reassemble. I've already done 2nd.

I just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 435,121
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb This is great. I couldn't find one of these last...

This is great. I couldn't find one of these last year, so a went with Big Agnes Fishhook ul2. It was fine, but in July I set up too close to an unnoticed hive of huge black ants in Mt. Lassen NP. The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Thumb *Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38- ...

*Phosphoric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-38-
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*Sulfuric Acid, (Approx) 10% CAS No. 7664-93-9

Nice 1-2 punch there. Do you neutralize it after or just rinse? What clear coat, if any?

This...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,571
Posted By junkyardroad
Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this...

Glad to see you back. I've been waiting for this one!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,146
Posted By junkyardroad
5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and...

5 pages and nobody mentioned Glenwood Springs and surrounding towns?
It has everything you are looking for and then some.
R/R, hot springs, world class food from Aspen to Vail, superb hiking,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 275,782
Posted By junkyardroad
Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new...

Just found that on Wiki. Learn something new everyday. Let us know how your treatment works out. :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes...

60 is about top speed, really. We ride sometimes for miles through boulder fields at 12k, and often wish for a 52. Hell of a workout, especially if there's a snowfield. It's just easier to ride a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17,072
Views: 1,990,546
Posted By junkyardroad
Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have...

Look at a Progressive 465. I would never have bought one, but the PO did the full monty and it's a big difference and worth the money.
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
I ride every terrain from rocky single track to...

I ride every terrain from rocky single track to interstate highway, from 5500 to 12000 ft. usually on the same day. Typically we run 200 mile loops, that's just the way it is here. I find a 120/100...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
Those are not really diversions, more like...

Those are not really diversions, more like accoutrements to a valid topic, and arguably necessary to manhood. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 84,404
Views: 9,763,259
Posted By junkyardroad
When I tear it down, I'll check the seat...

When I tear it down, I'll check the seat pressure. I think its a combo of excessive seat pressure and too soft components. No way it was oil related, or procedural. Really frustrating, and has me...
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