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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
15/45 is standard. I run a 13 front for single...

15/45 is standard. I run a 13 front for single track here in the mtns. and use 2nd most of the time. Tops out at 60 but with a lot of vibration. 50 is comfortable. I would suggest you go with a 14...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By ridenfly
Independence opened at noon last Thursday. Very...

Independence opened at noon last Thursday. Very little snow at top.
Forum: Hacks 05-25-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,316
Posted By ridenfly
"BTW, I got 44 MPG on my last ride here in the...

"BTW, I got 44 MPG on my last ride here in the mountains of Western North Carolina where there is no stop and go traffic.:clap"

I am pretty sure you must mean 44 KPG ==27.34 MPG
Forum: Hacks 05-12-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By ridenfly
mileage

Gotta ask (given a rig's thirst for go juice) how do you manage fuel when way the heck and gone? I've got a couple of "fluid" cans on the car, but at 30 mpg I'm not

Even in Moab the Ural 120...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By ridenfly
Your route is probably doable on a HD. Have lunch...

Your route is probably doable on a HD. Have lunch in Platoro
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,446
Views: 1,850,816
Posted By ridenfly
I don't understand the front drum brake. Disc...

I don't understand the front drum brake. Disc front brakes started in 2003.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8,853
Views: 2,559,479
Posted By ridenfly
Nice write up, very helpful. Just my opinion, I...

Nice write up, very helpful.
Just my opinion, I find a LED headlamp the most useful.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
Use it when you lose the other 2.

Use it when you lose the other 2.
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
Wink Three tools needed to make sure you can remove...

Three tools needed to make sure you can remove axle.
Crescent wrench, channel locks, and hammer.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 13,551
Posted By ridenfly
camping

Is the parking area or across the creek available for camping?
Forum: Hacks 02-23-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,792
Posted By ridenfly
Do you know tread width of Ural? It fits on...

Do you know tread width of Ural? It fits on perfectly
Forum: Hacks 02-15-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 23,620
Posted By ridenfly
Help, I 'm confused. Is the discussion about...

Help, I 'm confused. Is the discussion about Earls Fork suspension variations or what is dedone? De Dion is a semi- independent rear suspension.
Forum: Hacks 01-23-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,645
Posted By ridenfly
ural carry

easy loading using remote control winch. 2x10 for rails to get above wheel wells. Some assembly required. Two aluminum ramps to tailgate then short 2x10 to connect ramps to platform rails. I've...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 101,770
Posted By ridenfly
And I think those are Torsten Holman gloves with...

And I think those are Torsten Holman gloves with the rubber ribbing?
Forum: Trials 12-02-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,628
Posted By ridenfly
I bought the TL125 when they first came out,...

I bought the TL125 when they first came out, wanting to try trials. Although most of my riding ended being trails. Wasn't long before I put a (175cc) Powroll kit in. Of course I didn't tell anyone....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,979
Posted By ridenfly
I have a lot of fun kidding my 2 wheel buddies...

I have a lot of fun kidding my 2 wheel buddies why they put their bikes away for the winter then miss all those beautiful riding days. Snow or ice doesn't make any difference to me. But I do ride a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-31-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By ridenfly
Out East?? nobody goes out East, maybe back...

Out East?? nobody goes out East, maybe back East. Out West+++yes :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,998
Posted By ridenfly
Nice Maule. Maybe more fun than the Honda?

Nice Maule. Maybe more fun than the Honda?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,478
Posted By ridenfly
Nice report and pics. Like your cooking and...

Nice report and pics. Like your cooking and camping techniques. Thanks
Forum: Trials 10-01-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,545
Posted By ridenfly
In the 70's I don't think any of us knew about...

In the 70's I don't think any of us knew about bleed valves but it was not uncommon to add Schrader valves to the forks so air could be added for a little extra stiffness to the front.Not for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15,638
Views: 1,285,277
Posted By ridenfly
They seem to grow up faster than your own kids...

They seem to grow up faster than your own kids did. Enjoy
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,966
Posted By ridenfly
Seems a lot like Goop which I have used as a...

Seems a lot like Goop which I have used as a universal repair item. Urethane based it is very tough but still flexible. J&B weld takes care of the ridged repairs. Always looking for something better,...
Forum: Trials 07-04-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,135
Posted By ridenfly
yea, yea:clap

yea, yea:clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
Bicycles wheelie with pedal power. What's the big...

Bicycles wheelie with pedal power. What's the big deal. It's all a matter of balance.
Forum: Hacks 06-09-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,198
Posted By ridenfly
Certainly not GM. Seems the rim defect was...

Certainly not GM. Seems the rim defect was quickly identified and promptly taken care of. The limited response to this thread would indicate a limited problem.
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By ridenfly
linkey not workey

linkey not workey
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8,853
Views: 2,559,479
Posted By ridenfly
Nice compilation. You are ready for most...

Nice compilation. You are ready for most everything but might I suggest storing a clutch cable threaded into the handlebars.
Wishing you Good riding.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
Looks too open to me. I would start with 3/4...

Looks too open to me. I would start with 3/4 turn in from just touching of the carb screw and throttle lever.
Forum: Trials 05-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,333
Posted By ridenfly
Would be great if was street legal.

Would be great if was street legal.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By ridenfly
I think you front range people are forgetting: ...

I think you front range people are forgetting:

Silverton
Telluride
Ouray

:1drinkOf course, it may be too tough for you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By ridenfly
Nice pic of nice country but you get lost in...

Nice pic of nice country but you get lost in states not as big as our counties?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
oil level

As I don't have a dealer within 150 miles I didn't know they were available. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
oil level

Any suggestions for either replacing or polishing the oil level window. Mine is so cloudy I don't have a clue for oil level. I've tried a broomstraw dipstick but not very accurate. Maybe go with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,900
Posted By ridenfly
I am envious of you being there, Great pics and...

I am envious of you being there, Great pics and write up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,941
Posted By ridenfly
Thanks for the updates. Been in Moab this week,...

Thanks for the updates. Been in Moab this week, dry and dusty, however rain today.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,490
Posted By ridenfly
"you really want to go to Arizona ..... There are...

"you really want to go to Arizona ..... There are already too many people in NM. It is windy here. The food is hot. The summer is hot. there is no water. The riding here sucks.It is cloudy sometimes....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 173,627
Posted By ridenfly
Brainless, nice job flying. Using a GoPro? Your...

Brainless, nice job flying. Using a GoPro? Your pics are better than we are getting.

http://www.highcountryrc.com/
Forum: Trials 04-03-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,011
Posted By ridenfly
It interesting that the trick item now is to add...

It interesting that the trick item now is to add valving to release air buildup in the forks. Back in the day the trick was to install Schrader valves and add air to the forks. I just trimmed down an...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
Made a lot of intake changes and had to deal with...

Made a lot of intake changes and had to deal with altitude, but after a month of jetting and float level adjustments all is fine now. Who knows if it is an performance improvement. I did it to save...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,702
Views: 1,481,403
Posted By ridenfly
I think it was a Honda 600 ? front fender, cut...

I think it was a Honda 600 ? front fender, cut off and pointed backwards. I removed all the frame behind the seat mount bolts. Fabbed and welded mounts for the donor fender.
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