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Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Cliff h
I think we (Mr. Bigwheel and I) are a victim of...

I think we (Mr. Bigwheel and I) are a victim of our own "success?" Are the videos artificially inflating the market of our beloved BWs, making our goal of obtaining all 350's unreachable?

On...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Lilstnkr, I have a 350 that has not run...

Lilstnkr,

I have a 350 that has not run right since I bought it. I changed the cdi to some sucess, I cleaned the carb. out a few times, but it still seemed to run hot, didn't backfire, but it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Tiger, Mr. Bigwheel and I can depreciate...

Tiger,

Mr. Bigwheel and I can depreciate your bike in short order. Whatever maintenance practices we (don't) use, it you do the exact opposite, you will be doing yourself a favor.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I believe your forks are from a Honda ATC 200x....

I believe your forks are from a Honda ATC 200x. Just an (semi educated) guess.
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I did this a couple of years ago now, so your...

I did this a couple of years ago now, so your working with a dim mind and faded memory. The tip I received for the swap may have come from the yahoo forum. The key switch came from ( I think ) a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I replaced my key switch on a 350 of mine with...

I replaced my key switch on a 350 of mine with one from a Yamaha snow machine. Search back a couple of years and you can see what part nos. I used and all.
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By Cliff h
You are correct. I is he and he is I.

You are correct. I is he and he is I.
Forum: Alaska 08-17-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By Cliff h
I carried both left and right wheels everywhere....

I carried both left and right wheels everywhere. I admit the trail kept my attention, but it wasn't too bad.
Forum: Alaska 08-16-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By Cliff h
Your right. Its not the top. This is...

Your right. Its not the top.


This is from the top:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Crownpointcampingetc034_zps1067fd9f.jpg...
Forum: Alaska 08-15-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By Cliff h
I will shake your hand. Taken on Summer Solstice...

I will shake your hand. Taken on Summer Solstice of this year:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Crownpointcampingetc023_zps24435ff2.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 05:17 PM
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Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Mr. Bigwheel and I frequently ride to a site...

Mr. Bigwheel and I frequently ride to a site where a B-29 crashed in 1956.
Forum: Alaska 06-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,389
Posted By Cliff h
Would a fairly well equipped Jeep make it up this...

Would a fairly well equipped Jeep make it up this trail? Or is it too narrow in places?
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
RobDek, I have used an IMS shifter...

RobDek,

I have used an IMS shifter intended for a Banshee 350 with success. The tip has a spring loaded folding mechanism which aids it's longevity during extreme maneuvers.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
What a trip! With daytime temps. in the 90's, the...

What a trip! With daytime temps. in the 90's, the ride planning for the day began with getting out early (well, at least earlier than our usual "crack of noon" departure time) in order to beat the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 07:27 AM
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Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Bigwheels in Moab:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Moabtrip220_zps24ad0711.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/cliffh1975/media/Moabtrip220_zps24ad0711.jpg.html)...
Forum: Alaska 05-27-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Cliff h
Ok. I didn't see a sign at what I think is thier...

Ok. I didn't see a sign at what I think is thier "new" location. I think they were located there many years ago.
Forum: Alaska 05-26-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Cliff h
Go Pro in Anch closed?

Has Go Pro in Anchorage closed, or just moved? I went to get a few things there Saturday, and there is another business in that location. I tried calling their phone #, and there was no answer.
...
Forum: Alaska 04-10-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By Cliff h
As TinyWheel stated, the trail is choked with...

As TinyWheel stated, the trail is choked with alders and impassable after awhile. I do have firsthand knowledge of this from 2 or 3 seasons ago. Pics from along the trail:
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I hate to self aggrandize, instead preferring for...

I hate to self aggrandize, instead preferring for others to do it if they so choose. Here are a couple of pics from D-100 taken by RWBwheel:

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I am not sure really what all is in need of...

I am not sure really what all is in need of repair on the bike. It did run under it's own power all the way thru the race. It even was loaded unassisted into the transport vehicle under it's own...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I followed your reccomendations and did this same...

I followed your reccomendations and did this same sprocket and machining per your instructions. The only difference is that my local machine shop charged me over 3X as much per sprocket for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4,600
Views: 1,124,188
Posted By Cliff h
I use a photobucket account. It is free. There...

I use a photobucket account. It is free. There are others out there beside photobucket, I just can't think of any of them at this moment. Download your pics to photobucket, and is will give you a url...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Yes, my understanding is there is a pipe within a...

Yes, my understanding is there is a pipe within a pipe arraignment with the Twin wall bars, it is supposed to make them more resistant to bending. I have crashed many times with these bars, and have...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Yes, these are the ones many of us are using....

Yes, these are the ones many of us are using. They are a bit expensive, but worth it in my opinion. In addition to being able to go to the larger 1-1/8" bars, you can adjust your bars a bit fore and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2014, 01:33 PM
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Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Mr. Party, I use the Rox 2" (I think)...

Mr. Party,

I use the Rox 2" (I think) risers with a Renthal twin wall bar. The throttle and brake cables are just long enough without needing extensions with this setup. With these risers, one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I was thinking about this bike. Mr. Bigwheel...

I was thinking about this bike. Mr. Bigwheel pointed out that it may be simpler to buy this bike than shipping my current bike both ways. The latest ad I saw had the asking price of $2200, which was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:53 PM
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Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
A motorcycle for all trail conditions: ...

A motorcycle for all trail conditions:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Hawkrecovery013_zps30422b75.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Prep'in the BW 350 for Desert 100 Race: ...

Prep'in the BW 350 for Desert 100 Race:
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Hawkrecovery007_zps26614934.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Check the ground to your headlight. My lights...

Check the ground to your headlight. My lights quit working on one of my 350's because of a bad ground. I ran an aux. ground and viola, my light worked again!
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I've got my Airfare for D-100. I've still got a...

I've got my Airfare for D-100. I've still got a lot of bike prep to do. I also need to pay my entrance fees and such yet.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 384,993
Posted By Cliff h
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh197...

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Snowbike223WrangelMtns019_zps5d8a7a75.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/cliffh1975/media/Snowbike223WrangelMtns019_zps5d8a7a75.jpg.html)...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
JGarrettg, Your suspension mods look like a...

JGarrettg,

Your suspension mods look like a factory job! In my opinion this is how the 350's should have come from the factory. Glad you are enjoying your new suspension. Looks great with the red...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
If possible, I as well as many others would enjoy...

If possible, I as well as many others would enjoy seeing pics of your twin 350's.
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
JGarrettg: The snowhawk is Mr. Bigwheel's,...

JGarrettg:

The snowhawk is Mr. Bigwheel's, and the snowbike is owned by Mr. and Mrs. Cliff. Sorry for the blurry pic, the 'Hawk was dive bombing something at a high rate of speed.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Not Bigwheel related but...

From a ride today with Mr. Bigwheel:

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Snowbike005_zps9ac439ca.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-08-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 384,993
Posted By Cliff h
http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh197...

http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc226/cliffh1975/Snowbike005_zps9ac439ca.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/cliffh1975/media/Snowbike005_zps9ac439ca.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
I think the kickstand angle was a pure genius...

I think the kickstand angle was a pure genius design on the part of the BW engineers. They knew the factory brakes were mostly ineffective, so they designed a duel purpose kickstand slash AIRBRAKE.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
If you have not guessed already, my take is that...

If you have not guessed already, my take is that CDI replacement is the cure for everything! Now if I could replace the CDI on the wife so that she wouldn't be so mad at me for buying the Big Wheel...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 478,201
Posted By Cliff h
Rohrich, Although I am not sure in what...

Rohrich,

Although I am not sure in what exact year the 80 is, I can speculate that if the plastics and seat are original, the bike is likely one of the later models due to the blue and red color...
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