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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By DirtDad
Thanks Magoo for the update. We were driving up...

Thanks Magoo for the update. We were driving up the Canyon to Taos last Friday and found ourselves in an incredible rain storm. Saw a small bridge get washed away in an arroyo east of the Rio...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By DirtDad
Was up in Taos area over the weekend. Most rain...

Was up in Taos area over the weekend. Most rain I have ever seen.
Washed out bridges, rolling rocks, washed out roads, etc....
I would imagine there will be a lot of mud.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,597
Posted By DirtDad
I was happy with Stillwell, transformed the...

I was happy with Stillwell, transformed the handling of the bike, for the desert. For rocky technical stuff not the case. Hard to have the best of both worlds. I rode mtech1950's bike with Dick's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By DirtDad
I should have some free time once the kids start...

I should have some free time once the kids start school. I would be happy to show you some of the trails out on the west side. However I do have odd days off. Usually work 2 weekends a month. ...
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 28,680
Posted By DirtDad
I have owned KLR's for a long time. I am...

I have owned KLR's for a long time. I am Basically a dirt bike rider, the KLR was the best street capable bike that I could ride in the dirt with so far. My Yamaha dealer told me to get ready to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,064
Posted By DirtDad
Good thing there are lots of choices. I did what...

Good thing there are lots of choices. I did what TNC did. I bought a 2006 KLX250 to compliment my KLR650. For some reason I enjoyed the KLR more. Of course I have always had a dirt bike of some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14,759
Views: 2,174,090
Posted By DirtDad
2013 Oset Electric Trials bike Albuquerque NM

I am selling my sons Oset, 16.0 36V, electric trials bike. It is virtually brand new. With about 2 hrs of ride time on it. He is just not wanting to ride it lately. Bought it in December of 2013....
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By DirtDad
Clogged Pilot Jet. :deal

Clogged Pilot Jet. :deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11,933
Views: 1,498,430
Posted By DirtDad
Not my bike but I do know the owner. Bike is in...

Not my bike but I do know the owner. Bike is in excellent shape, with very
low hours.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By DirtDad
Nice bike. Nothing like a dirt bike in the dirt....

Nice bike. Nothing like a dirt bike in the dirt. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,014
Posted By DirtDad
George, Northern New Mexico D/S ride...

George,

Northern New Mexico D/S ride August 1-3? Looks like we are in the planning stages. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,230
Posted By DirtDad
Last week when I was there they had one left! ...

Last week when I was there they had one left! Think it was 2013.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,014
Posted By DirtDad
Yes, I would like to do my D/S ride, which would...

Yes, I would like to do my D/S ride, which would include your section. I need to figure on a date that I am off work. Would need at least 3 days.
I work every other weekend, which makes it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,230
Posted By DirtDad
My local yamaha dealer has been informing that...

My local yamaha dealer has been informing that yamaha is coming
Out with some new and very interesting bikes here in near future.
Think two strokes and a mid size adventure bike! Loving my 2014...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,014
Posted By DirtDad
Sounds good. :thumb

Sounds good. :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,014
Posted By DirtDad
I have wanted to do this ride for sometime. ...

I have wanted to do this ride for sometime. Looks like I will not be able to
get off work for this ride. :cry
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,470
Posted By DirtDad
Here is a cool ride report I did on the mighty...

Here is a cool ride report I did on the mighty KLR! :D

http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/Northern-NM-DS-ride-2012/25288145_WMXMsh
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,470
Posted By DirtDad
Another +1 for sure. :freaky

Another +1 for sure. :freaky
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 18,470
Posted By DirtDad
I have owned 4 KLR's. I am mostly a dirt bike...

I have owned 4 KLR's. I am mostly a dirt bike rider too. I have ridden pretty much all of the big Adventure bikes. Just test rides. My favorites were the KTM 990, and the Buell. I owned a KTM530...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 498,341
Posted By DirtDad
I am really liking this bike. I test rode a...

I am really liking this bike. I test rode a Buell XT once on some well groomed dirt roads, and it did just fine. This bike reminds me of the Buell, with a super sweet motor. I could see myself...
Forum: Road warriors 04-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 498,341
Posted By DirtDad
Thank you for this info. :thumb My wife...

Thank you for this info. :thumb

My wife is 5'7". I might have her do the pillion test. She does ride, and owned a Honda Shadow. I am thinking this would be a good bike for her to
ride...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 498,341
Posted By DirtDad
Thanks for the info. I will look into this. I...

Thanks for the info. I will look into this. I am not interested in paying high
premiums. After all I do own a KLR! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 498,341
Posted By DirtDad
Had the pleasure of test riding a FZ 09 a couple...

Had the pleasure of test riding a FZ 09 a couple of days ago. I have been interested in getting a street bike lately, and the FZ 09 has caught my attention. I have never owned a street bike in all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,845
Posted By DirtDad
Can't it is my weekend to work. Will be off...

Can't it is my weekend to work. Will be off Monday and Tuesday.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,845
Posted By DirtDad
Nice looking bike Chris. :thumb ...

Nice looking bike Chris. :thumb

There are some pretty cool short climbs out there in those lava rocks.
Good place to test the suspension. How you liking the bike so far. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,981
Posted By DirtDad
Gordy, You and Curtis, got me really...

Gordy,

You and Curtis, got me really thinking about it! Thanks for allowing me to spend more money. :D It will take some time for me to get my Gas Gas in working condition. But I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,981
Posted By DirtDad
I have an 05 300 EXC. Love the bike. The only...

I have an 05 300 EXC. Love the bike. The only thing I would like to have on it would be the electric start, but it is so easy to start, I probably will just keep it longer. :rofl

I would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By DirtDad
Yup, what he said. Also, been thinking...

Yup, what he said.

Also, been thinking about heading over to Farmingtard.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 797
Posted By DirtDad
Nice Vid Chris. I need to start using my GoPro. ...

Nice Vid Chris. I need to start using my GoPro. :D

I am at a loss of words for my new bike. It rips.!!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,953
Posted By DirtDad
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,953
Posted By DirtDad
Got to take it out to some of my favorite trails...

Got to take it out to some of my favorite trails out in the dez this last weekend. The tank only holds 2 gallons of fuel. But I could get about
50-60 miles on one tank. I put some Flexx bars...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,953
Posted By DirtDad
Don't think I will be getting rid of the 300. I...

Don't think I will be getting rid of the 300. I am going to set it up for the more gnarly stuff.

Can't comment about the throttle body located in the front of the cylinder either. This is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,953
Posted By DirtDad
Been tinkering with this little beast for a...

Been tinkering with this little beast for a couple of weeks. :D

http://dirtdad.smugmug.com/Other/2014-YZ250F/i-MSHkXn6/0/L/IMG_1719-L.jpg

This is the bike that replaced my treasured...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 136,411
Posted By DirtDad
Been a while since I rode Alcalde. Looks like...

Been a while since I rode Alcalde. Looks like we may be riding this sunday on the west side. PM me if interested.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 136,411
Posted By DirtDad
Nice video's. :thumb I need to ride...

Nice video's. :thumb

I need to ride out there sometime. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-03-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By DirtDad
Nice vid George. I have not been up at Alcalde...

Nice vid George. I have not been up at Alcalde in a long time.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,981
Posted By DirtDad
Looking good Chris. Has me thinking about...

Looking good Chris. Has me thinking about getting my 300 all freshened up. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By DirtDad
Pm'd you. TNC, what's up! When you...

Pm'd you.

TNC, what's up! When you coming to Albuquerque, to ride the desert. :D
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 11,700
Posted By DirtDad
I asked for a CB500X, in a Dual Sport package,...

I asked for a CB500X, in a Dual Sport package, similar to the KLR. It would kill the KLR in sales if they made such a bike. I would love to have FI, and 6 speed, twin, with the comfort of the KLR. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 223,981
Posted By DirtDad
Interesting. Try bumping up your compression a...

Interesting. Try bumping up your compression a few clicks. Both F/R.
My suspension stock on my 300 was a little to soft. Once I got it resprung and revalved it transformed the bike in the sand. ...
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