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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2015, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Oh2RideMore
Along with the caves and springs, I would like to...

Along with the caves and springs, I would like to start geocaching on my rides again. These are little boxes hidden along roadsides listed on geocaching.com. lots of fun and gives you a chance to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-21-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Eek snow?

Bill your ride looks alot more of a handful than ours, especially on big bikes. Our ride was a cake walk compared to that, even got up to 50 on some stretches. Not gonna try that in the snow.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6,886
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Posted By Oh2RideMore
I had the rear master cylinder banjo bolt loosen...

I had the rear master cylinder banjo bolt loosen as well, but it was noticeable in pedal feel. Got home, saw back tire covered in brake fluid. So lucky. Filled after tightening bolt. These banjo...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Just made it back

What a great ride today. No casualities, plenty of frozen waterfalls, so frozen creeks, and great roads. Just the right amount of riding - the 80 miles there and back. Total for the day 237 miles. 6...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
gpx tracks or follow the leader

I will be riding a bit more cautious tomorrow and dont wanna slow down the pack. Will be gpx file for this?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-17-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Dale, I am in. Ridden some of those creeks but...

Dale, I am in. Ridden some of those creeks but would like to see more of the area. See you guys at 9.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Really tempted by this ride

WR is longing for some creek riding. Another local group is heading down to St Joe for the day. Decisions decisions.
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47,012
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Posted By Oh2RideMore
so used motor or ..

Should I have dealer replace the piston and rings and hope the head holds out? There are 2 good looking engines on ebay that have running videos and are low miles. No guarantee either way, dealer...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Yamaha and dealer think piston issue was from...

Yamaha and dealer think piston issue was from lean running in elevation of Rockies. Would think fuel injection covers that.kr (https://flic.kr/p/pJYmAG)

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Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13,666
Views: 733,333
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Cry have not regretted it but mine died

Started dumping oil into air box, like blow by, and dealer said compression was low at 30lbs. Took off head, and piston and cylinder are eroded at edges. Going to go up tomorrow and look at it,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Just heard back from dealer engine teardown....

Just heard back from dealer engine teardown. Piston and cylinder are eroded. Dealer not sure of cause, never seen it before. They are going to call Yamaha for any insight into cause. Asked me what...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
No overheating but have dumped it in the desert...

No overheating but have dumped it in the desert once. Wonder if sand got past the filter. That silt sand was everywhere.

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Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 82,597
Posted By Oh2RideMore
2009 Kawasaki versus h7 fitment. Trim headlight...

2009 Kawasaki versus h7 fitment. Trim headlight boot after removing headlight assembly. Bulb too long to install without removing fixture.

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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Well got a call from my local dealer, and it...

Well got a call from my local dealer, and it looks like a compression rating of r
30 lbs is my issue. Dealer is not sure if rings or piston is bad. Blow by oil loss is occurring. At 16k miles,...
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 82,597
Posted By Oh2RideMore
got my h7 installed

Ordered an h7 from Sanjoh for my 2009 versys. Had to take the headlight module off to get it to fit, but once off was super simple. Trimmed the boot, installed adapter plate, then twisted bulb in....
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 82,597
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Sanjoh, I have a 2009 Kawasaki versys with an h7...

Sanjoh, I have a 2009 Kawasaki versys with an h7 bulb. Any word on fitment?

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Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
The amount of oil in airbox is definitely not...

The amount of oil in airbox is definitely not from the air filter. We are talking a half quart or so, enough to reach intake and get sucked into intake and smoke like crazy. This oil is missing from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
The we has 21k miles and sight glass is out of...

The we has 21k miles and sight glass is out of oil at level. I will check the breather hose.

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Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Having issues with lots of oil in airbox. Have...

Having issues with lots of oil in airbox. Have not found any info online. Asked big dog, no idea. Wondering if pcv valve or similar is letting oil by into airbox. Got about half a quart in there now...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,788
Posted By Oh2RideMore
mine at 20k thus far

Been a great bike minus the swingarm issue, and now broken exhaust that broke from muffler. Not sure if all the drops in the ice and snow had something to do with it. :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
gf convinced me to tear out kitchen :(

So in the middle of a crazy out of control rebuild, and my two ales I brewed in january are still in the primary. Still need to dry hop one, and bottle both. So jealous of those with intact kitchens...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
100 acre wood

Friend bailed and I decided to put in new subfloor instead. Went riding around 2 down to potosi and around back roads. Got cold and windy fast today, or at least cold with the heated gear. Got in 205...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 47,012
Views: 9,525,878
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Latest member of the open header club

Took the wr out riding trails in the snow covered mountains of missouri last weekend. Noticed the exhaust got quite a bit louder at a stop. Checked today and noticed muffler had seperated from the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
St Joes in the Snow?

With temps nearing 60 today, I thought St Joe might be fun. Rode down, and noticed plenty of snow on ground still on northern slopes. Met up with another local inmate, and proceded to ride it....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Citra Cascade ipa today

Fedex delivered 4 lbs of hops today, so I just had to make beer. Picked up 1 lb of Citra, Cascade, Simcoe, and Kent Goldings. Made a citra cascade pale ale. This is my first attempt at dry hopping....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
home grown hops beer

Brewed up a magnum/cascade apa today, using the last of my hops from garden. Sitting at 1.061 right now, should be tasty. So damn cold outside, I did not even use my wort chiller. Just left the pot...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
120 lbs of grain

Just picked up 2 sacks of grain, and several 5lb bags, all from a local grain wholesaler. Not as convenient, as orders are placed once a month, but prices were great and no shipping prices. Paid...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-27-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Well if you have that much beer anyway

Ordering a group order at Momalt.com for January delivery. Picking up a couple sacks of 2 row and pale ale malt along with other essentials. Shipping kills the online price, so this is the best...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-27-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8,388
Views: 787,135
Posted By Oh2RideMore
riding would be nice tomorrow

Anyone got any plans? BigDog, you riding tomorrow or Sunday? I can do one of the two, early is good.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 50,600
Posted By Oh2RideMore
old= canon d20, new= lumix lx7

I used to mount a camera to bars for pics on the ride, but killed 2 due to dirt ingress. Moved up to a waterproof/dust proof periscoped lens lumix ts1 then canon d20. Both worked well, and were...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,599
Posted By Oh2RideMore
goal zero nomad 7

Took one on my september utbdr and cobdr ride. It came in handy after my phone charger and 12v outlet bit it. I used the usb port on it directly and through the 4 aa battery pack thing. It charged my...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-27-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 44,386
Posted By Oh2RideMore
spent grains second batch or add dme

When my gravity was too low I just added dme. Make sure to have several lbs on hand for these occasions, and/or yeast starters. Another option would be a light session beer, followed by a spent...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
mud

I have always found short sections of mud to be tolerable, but those impassable sections are just not fun. Even the silty areas are less sucky than that thick go nowhere clay. We skipped three...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Price to Park City UT with lots of sheep inbetween

Our stay last night was comfortable, even if the room was cheap, and surroundings somewhat depressing. Today we decided it was time to wash the bikes, and get them ready for the ride into park city....
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
ooooh, another two states to cross

Thanks for the good news Mark. I still have not ridden in Idaho, that may be next year's destination.

Still have not worked on bike since trip, so much going on. Wind took out one of the pears in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Buckhorn draw road

That sounds about right. The wedge overlook was where Steve wanted to ride to, but man that road was muddy. It was dark, raining, and the clouds looked worse that direction. If we hadn't almost got...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
green river to price utah

After recovering at the gas station, we decided to head out. Although still cooler, the sun started to poke out through the clouds. As we passed washes on side of highway, we could see the fast...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
it finally caught us

Up at 6 or so, as a light drizzle settles in. Being in a tent, you know the weather by the wind whipping your tent or the frequency and intensity of rains pitter patter. It was calm and rain was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
jetboil can trick

Mark, this was the main way we ate on this trip while camping. We also ate alot of sandwiches and meals from small town grills/cafes, but the cans was our default when camping. It works really well,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,743
Posted By Oh2RideMore
Early the next morning, we rose to a cold wet...

Early the next morning, we rose to a cold wet morning. Must have been 40 or so, and it had rained overnight. We packed up the bikes, and rode down the mountain into monticello. We turned left and...
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