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Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Joe Motocross
Water pump first. Seals and gaskets are cheap....

Water pump first. Seals and gaskets are cheap. Perhaps the weep hole in the seal carrier is plugged and water is getting forced past the oil seal? I haven't heard of that before though and I have had...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 33,381
Posted By Joe Motocross
I'm disappointed to hear you ditched the 600's...

I'm disappointed to hear you ditched the 600's for an electric starter. I had one of those classic 86 XRs. Total sled but it did get the job done long as you didn't catch too much air or pound the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 47,171
Posted By Joe Motocross
DOOOOOD!!! On with the story man!! You're gonna...

DOOOOOD!!! On with the story man!! You're gonna lose us!
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 47,171
Posted By Joe Motocross
Well, I think it was a good thing that I never...

Well, I think it was a good thing that I never stayed at Oasis. I seriously don't know how I would have reacted seeing those KTMs and other nice bikes rolling through when I'M on a fucking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,565
Posted By Joe Motocross
I have an entire Dirt Star 21" front wheel (rim...

I have an entire Dirt Star 21" front wheel (rim and hub) that I'd part with for a reasonable price. It's from my 950 SE. I'm running a different set up on the front now. PM me if interested.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By Joe Motocross
Yup, go for it. Make sure you balance it well...

Yup, go for it. Make sure you balance it well again afterwards.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 08-27-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Joe Motocross
I say go for it. If you think it makes sense for...

I say go for it. If you think it makes sense for the type of riding you do, why not?

I've gone the other direction on my SE though, and put an 18" rim on the front with an aggressive 18" rear...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Joe Motocross
Oh yeah, we're riding this set up everywhere, not...

Oh yeah, we're riding this set up everywhere, not just sand.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Joe Motocross
18" Front Rim, 120/90-18 Rear Tire, 950 SE

I've ridden a 950 SE for a few years now and sometimes I like to ride it like my 520 EXC. Only thing is the 950 weighs a bit more and I find myself needing to 'manhandle' it when I'm going slow in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 47,171
Posted By Joe Motocross
Good on ya Tahoe!! Many only dream of doing a...

Good on ya Tahoe!! Many only dream of doing a journey like this. Not that many commit and actually do it. Haven't spent any time on ADVtalker for a long time and noticed you PM'd me a while back. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 34,053
Posted By Joe Motocross
Hey man, for coming up and doing one trip a year,...

Hey man, for coming up and doing one trip a year, you do it right! I live and breath the Utah desert as well as the high altitudes and in my opinion, you guys are on the right track for what I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Last night out and enjoying some steaks. ...

Last night out and enjoying some steaks.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Holy crap, what a journey! ...

Holy crap, what a journey!
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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Shit got a little tight today, low gas, low...

Shit got a little tight today, low gas, low water, no food, bad weather. Perfect!!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
I’m actually on the second leg of this journey...

I’m actually on the second leg of this journey right now. I’ve swapped out some partners and have another 5 days to go. I might try to share a couple of more pictures if it’s convenient and I have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Everything revolves around this small...

Everything revolves around this small conglomeration of gear. Sleeping bag, pad, tarp, metal cups and lids, collapsable cooking fork (aka Adjust-a-fork). ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Well, I'm not sure if it'll be 1/2 as good or...

Well, I'm not sure if it'll be 1/2 as good or not. Just the same old BS that we do out there on a regular basis - ride crazy terrain, find a camp, get drunk, cook on an open fire, sleep 'dick down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
Our chosen steeds are any of the KTM 450 or 500cc...

Our chosen steeds are any of the KTM 450 or 500cc variety. They are very light for a larger thumper and also VERY suitable for this type of riding. Easy to handle in the techy terrain and the 6th...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,037
Posted By Joe Motocross
More Utah Desert Madness

No exotic trip to a foreign country for me this year. Nope, it’s back to the roots on the home turf. Light bikes, minimal gear, maximum agility and fun. This is what we do best....
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Yeah man, I think the adventure is pretty capable...

Yeah man, I think the adventure is pretty capable also, just a little more fancy plastic around it to thrash. No biggie if you don't give a shit. This is pretty crucial if ya want to ride with us...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
So, that’s it, a weeks worth of riding on the...

So, that’s it, a weeks worth of riding on the Super Enduro. Not overly adventurous but a good solid outing is how I look back on it.

I’ve owned the Super Enduro for three years now. It wasn’t...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
We decided that she should hop on her roomates...

We decided that she should hop on her roomates KX450 and I’d do one more day of riding with her. My bike was still ready to go and my gear still stinking badly, so, why not? ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
The story should’ve been over at this point...

The story should’ve been over at this point except for my neighbor who I’ve become quite neighborly with. This is a shot of her on a ‘no boyz allowed’ ride with her trouble maker girl friend. She...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Do it Diesel!! You'll have the perfect quiver...

Do it Diesel!! You'll have the perfect quiver then.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
The two tracks would not stop. We were losing...

The two tracks would not stop. We were losing our minds!!!...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
After fixing the flat we got to a route that...

After fixing the flat we got to a route that Blurry had been to before on his KTM525. We were slightly nervous about dropping in at first but that lasted about 2 seconds before Blurry started down....
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Two track madness…………. ...

Two track madness………….
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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
The next morning we started out just where we had...

The next morning we started out just where we had left off - two track heaven!...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Nice shot Diesel! We didn't have any of that...

Nice shot Diesel! We didn't have any of that along on the 'no girlz allowed' journey but I'm definitely not apposed!
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,931
Posted By Joe Motocross
This shit is as LOOSE as it gets..............I...

This shit is as LOOSE as it gets..............I love it
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
We didn’t want to take any pavement as we...

We didn’t want to take any pavement as we descended out of the Wind River Range so we started working on an adjacent more obscure route....
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
I totally love sleeping out under the stars!! It...

I totally love sleeping out under the stars!! It is so refreshing. No tent to hassle with packing and unpacking. We woke up well rested and had our croffee....
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
We stumbled onto a pipeline heading toward...

We stumbled onto a pipeline heading toward Lander. Two track super highway....
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
OK. Little delay with the story due to a road...

OK. Little delay with the story due to a road ride to Maine.

Now, where was I?
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
We wound up in Jeffrey City by chance, just as we...

We wound up in Jeffrey City by chance, just as we end up in most places. Blurry had fueled up in Rawlins and I in Medicine Bow. We were heading for the Wind Rivers Range and it didn't think we had...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
We hop on the bikes and start riding early...

We hop on the bikes and start riding early quickly finding more obscure routes well off the beaten path....
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
The "Pronghorn" straps are actually made by Voile...

The "Pronghorn" straps are actually made by Voile Equipment (check them here: VOILE STRAPS (http://www.voile.com/voile-straps.html)) and are hands down the best type of strap ever made for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Out of Laramie, off the interstate, a highway...

Out of Laramie, off the interstate, a highway turns to two lanes which brings you up to the town of Medicine Bow. Not much there, but, there is a really neat looking old hotel on the main drag. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,137
Posted By Joe Motocross
You desert rookies did good. Summer is a tough...

You desert rookies did good. Summer is a tough time because of heat and all the flash flooding. Spring, fall and winter provide better weather where you can usually get across most rivers and not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,036
Posted By Joe Motocross
Taking advantage of the free camping, I got up...

Taking advantage of the free camping, I got up early and had a cup of croffee (old crow and coffee) and was gone by just after sunrise. At the first gas stop I had another cup of croffee. You use...
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