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Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By mcmarcia
Question interesting input/ thx to all

still pondering which bike to keep or sell some as now my back is going out. Worried about the big bikes and back problems as they do not go well together. I wonder what the gs 1100 w jessie bags...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb GS1100 is for the keeper bike

OK, I agree, the 1100 GS really shines w its simplicity over the later versions. I have some ohlins I need to get resprung for my weight and it will be perfect for me.

While we are discussing...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By mcmarcia
Wink think I might have a plan

OK, so back where I was a few weeks back. Keep both GS bikes because the 1100 is awesome and gets me most anywhere, w great mileage to boot. I can always put some metzler tires on the 1100 GS for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By mcmarcia
thx for responding. yep bounces between 49-51 MPG...

thx for responding. yep bounces between 49-51 MPG going highway speed fulled loaded. I figured it was normal, I am sure the y pipe must help. What do you get?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By mcmarcia
Question which bike to keep/which to sell/ 1100gs, 1150r or 650 dakar

What a decision to make. Too many bikes and trying to downsize and pay off some bills. So I sold the 04 yamaha wr w all kinds of great mods and have kept the 04 KTM 450 MXC w the recluse clutch and...
Forum: Regional forums 05-07-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,446
Posted By mcmarcia
Hoping to show for both events

Hello all, I really enjoyed the 2012 RMAR Silverton event and miss all my great riding friends I got to ride and party with so hoping to make it for this year, probably Meeker as well. I had some...
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 99,224
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb So much fun last year......

So I am IN for this year. Thanks to Big John an his trusty helpers, this event was too much fun. Look forward to riding and partying w all you FF's. I will bring a bunch of wood and a firepan...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By mcmarcia
Cool2 You should post this thread in the orange crush...

You should post this thread in the orange crush forum and you will get more responses. Go for the ktm if you want more off road or the bmw if you are doing more pavement/gravel on your trip. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,403
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb KTM gets vote for the most fun bike

I have had a 06 wr450 and currently have an 04 wr250 and this spring bought a 04 KTM 450. I vote the ktm as the most fun of the 3 bikes as it is lighter than the wr450, better turning and nicer...
Forum: Regional forums 08-06-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Talking awesome fun at rmar 2012

Huge thanks to everyone who made this great time possible, big John, modette, and all the others who helped. A special thanks to the venders for their generosity and participation. Met some really...
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb I called re mountain and found out that above...

I called re mountain and found out that above ground fire pans are allowed. I will bring my big river fire pan and willl load the trailer w a bunch of wood.
Forum: Regional forums 07-27-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Laugh fire for rmar

I will call the campground owners to see if we can use firepans. I also have a fee standing firepan and a welding blanket to put under it. I wiil bring a bunch of firewood if they let us have...
Forum: Regional forums 07-23-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb Let it rain in the san juans

I will fill the truck with firewood, got some nice cedar. Hopefully there will be some small firepits for the campers. Better bring the leaktex gear and an ark would be good if the river flashes :D
Forum: Regional forums 07-05-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Laugh raining in the san juans

It is dumping monsoon rain in the san juans now, so great news for the 2012 RMAR silverton rally. :rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumbs down July 5th wilson mesa ride

I am out. I have a conflict on july 5th that I need to tend to, but would be open to riding the trail over the weekend.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-02-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb 9:00 am july 5th, wilson mesa

yeah, 9:00 works for me, I will pm you with my cell info. anyone else out there want to go?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb July 5th wilson mesa ride

You guys rock. How about a 10:00am July 5th meet near the church camp on illium road near the bridge where sunshine mesa rd comes down? That would work good for me. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By mcmarcia
Eh? wilson mesa mx posse for locals???

I have heard, the wilson mesa trail opens up on july 1st for motorbikers for 2 months. I was also considering doing it solo, but would rather have a riding buddie. I remember hiking it about 20...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,057
Views: 185,954
Posted By mcmarcia
Laugh 2012 rmar

I am in for rmar 2012. How can I not be in with my home just across ophir pass near lizard head, about a 45 minute drive over to slilverton. I have a couple of friends that I think will want to...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By mcmarcia
I will go for the large sub full sleeve. pm sent

I will go for the large sub full sleeve. pm sent
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,152
Posted By mcmarcia
Laugh lov my wr250f

I have an 04 wr 250f I bought used a few years back and really enjoy the nimble and fast nature of the beast. I just got it plated for colorado, insurance was only $38/year. I geared mine at 14/51...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,268
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb white rim

I would be interested. I live in moab and have been waiting to get my wr plated (done) so I can ride the white rim. It is best for a one day as it takes months to get the permit for the camping. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By mcmarcia
Thanks for the great links, hopefully someone can...

Thanks for the great links, hopefully someone can help with a few parts for me as well. I may just go with a vapor or another after market display.
Forum: Thumpers 04-03-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By mcmarcia
Question new to me 04 KTM 450 mxc/got some questions

Hey all, I just bought an 04 KTM 450 MXC yesterday and am new to KTM. The bike has some nice protection stuff, enduro engineering engine and hand guards and the 3.4 ktm desert tank. I am wondering...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 109,097
Posted By mcmarcia
What about Rocky mountain ATV?

Nice thread, I have a code, but might be using it here soon. Is there a thread for Rocky mountain ATV? They always give me a 10% off code after an order and they also accru points for you towards...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 02:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,951
Posted By mcmarcia
Question if your lights and stuff were bright, but poor...

if your lights and stuff were bright, but poor cranking, maybe some problems with the ignition system? Low volts, leaky ground. Did you replace is with another battery and did the problem go away?
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,726
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb good fix for a common problem

awesome, I vote this goes to the hall of wisdom. :deal These grips eventually all break and it looks so easy to fix. I bet a small exacto knife might work good cutting around the grip end? :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,587
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb great pics a report

Wow, I live here, will you tour me around next time you come to moab?? :D

You really know how to get the max fun in on your travels. So nice to see familiar places, there is so much great riding...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Cry bummer, I was hoping, I guess they go on the wr.

bummer, I was hoping, I guess they go on the wr.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Question Has anyone put these parts on your 650

I bought some used parts from the adv flea market last summer from a guy knowing they would fit on my 04 wr250. Today, I measured the holes as 55mm and my yamaha forks on the f650 mic out the same,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Laugh me and the 650

Out on the burr trail, near boulder UT

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p612/mcmarcia/IMG_2195.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb front cs drop

Thanks for your suggestion, I will take your advice and go down one tooth to a 15. I see touratech offering them for $26.20, but they are out of stock. I wonder where I can get one? anyone have a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Question I checked out your sicass ignition. I guess I...

I checked out your sicass ignition. I guess I meant to say, the ignition mount plate. I would like to keep the stock ignition and fab a mounting plate for it. I have some 3/16 aluminum to make one...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
I have the yamaha top clamp from the 426.

I have the yamaha top clamp from the 426.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
cool, got a link for the sicass product you got...

cool, got a link for the sicass product you got for the ignition. I figured the lower frame mount would be the tuff part and I am clueless on welding stuff, but lots of fab shops here in moab for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 661,126
Posted By mcmarcia
Question any info on a scotts for this mod

Hey guys, I bought an 09 gs650 last summer from an inmate who did the yamaha wp mod with 426 forks and upgraded the wheel to a 21" in the front. I am still finishing some of his work. I have not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-29-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By mcmarcia
Thumb great info here

I agree getting proper pro for you and the bike first, esp off road. Be working on getting to know and feel the bike for a bit while you figure out a plan that fits your budget for mods. Studies...
Forum: Alaska 02-29-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,230
Posted By mcmarcia
alaska yes

Do it, I have been wanting to do the alaska ride for a few years, but always had some health crap or something in my way. They have had record snow this year in some parts so do some research on it.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By mcmarcia
Great prices on heidenau K60/K76

I just ordered (6) K60 Heidenau tires for my bikes for $636 delivered to my door/free shipping/no tax from: ...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By mcmarcia
heidenau k60

I have about 4k miles on the heidenau K60 rear on my gs1100, looking like another 5 to 6K miles left, great traction off road and very quiet on the highway. I am going to run them on my other bikes...
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