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Forum: Equipment 01-10-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By borlo
Porkchop, She likes the way they fit, the...

Porkchop,

She likes the way they fit, the width is wide enough in the front of the foot and not too wide in the heel. On her first ride they rubbed a bit in the ankle but that was improving by...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By borlo
The Alpinestars Scout is the winner. She loves...

The Alpinestars Scout is the winner. She loves 'em.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By borlo
I guess I'll know soon if you'll be calling me to...

I guess I'll know soon if you'll be calling me to come pick your asses up since it is snowing right now.

I'm still pretty jealous though since I'm sitting here waiting for the next 15 minutes to...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By borlo
That looks interesting... Are they more...

That looks interesting...

Are they more flexible than a pure off-road boot? They do look comfy.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By borlo
Need women's boots for bunions

Anybody that has bunions have a comfortable boot recommendation? My wife rides dirt roads, wears a size 39 (most men's boots only go down to 40 or 41), and doesn't like the stiffness of a full...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,163
Posted By borlo
xt 225. my wife loves it, it is easy to work on,...

xt 225. my wife loves it, it is easy to work on, and I like to ride it too.
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,685,291
Posted By borlo
dr 650

Here is a pic of camp with no chance of rain on a 7 day DS tour:

http://i245.photobucket.com/albums/gg60/eborling/azfigure8mar09/DSCF0606.jpg

And loaded on a later overnighter:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,075
Posted By borlo
Laugh Some people just don't play nice. Just...

Some people just don't play nice.

Just continue to be as friendly as possible and kill with kindness. If one of them steps as out of line as some of the bird watchers that were calling you...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 1,068,649
Posted By borlo
For all of those that are whining about no...

For all of those that are whining about no updates from Luke...

You do know that time passes faster when you are out riding you own ride and not sitting by the computer to wait for someone else to...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,738,423
Posted By borlo
Who is "he?" I'd like to drop whomever is going...

Who is "he?" I'd like to drop whomever is going to be making the tanks a line so that I know as well when they are available as well as to demonstrate demand.

Thanks,
Erik
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By borlo
Get a north sector of Kaibab National Forest map....

Get a north sector of Kaibab National Forest map. Lots of roads, good camping, and you can get to the rim of the canyon without paying the park entrance fee. The biggest benefit is that you can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,102
Posted By borlo
Oh yeah, the other big bike and moto junkyard in...

Oh yeah, the other big bike and moto junkyard in Rye that refuses to sell anything...

Nope, the guy's a wingnut. There are some really cool bikes and motos in there. They could be refurbished...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By borlo
Might not be bad at all...

I'm here in Flagstaff. The weather in northern AZ and southern UT should be fine. For example, it is 0930, 50deg, and windy. Our dirt roads at 6000+ feet are still a little muddy, but by 2 weeks...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,738,423
Posted By borlo
I could have saved myself a few hours had I seen...

I could have saved myself a few hours had I seen that thread before I tore into it. Loosening the airbox is how I did it, and it worked out fine.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By borlo
As long as the gates are on public land and not...

As long as the gates are on public land and not posted, the rule is to go through and leave the gate as you found it.
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,738,423
Posted By borlo
tricks for pulling/installing carb

The manual is no help. I've searched this thread but didn't find anything....

When removing and installing the carb on my wife's new (to her) '06 xt225 a corner of the coasting enricher plate...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By borlo
textile, non-waterproof pants?

I am looking for the ideal pant...for me. My riding is mostly singletrack on my drz400e. I live in northern AZ. I also want a tough, abrasion resistant touring pant for, well, touring. I'm a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By borlo
That is exactly the same problem that I'm having...

That is exactly the same problem that I'm having with mine (an '01 drz400e). I don't have any answers to help out so I'll wait to see what comes up.
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,441
Posted By borlo
Yes, but in the book they talk at length how they...

Yes, but in the book they talk at length how they were glad overall to have the bigger bikes as they felt that the lighter and smaller KTMs would not have handled the stresses of all the gnarly bits...
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 102,415
Views: 20,049,245
Posted By borlo
need stock dr650 exhaust

Don't know if this needs to go in classifieds, but I'm looking for a stock exhaust for my '96 dr650. It came with a yoshimura, but I would like something quieter than the 93db that is promised by...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 39,350
Posted By borlo
bicycle vs. moto panniers

OK, so I have been able to maybe piece together the answers for this dilemma, but would like a bit of clarification from anybody that knows the Ortlieb bicycle and moto panniers.

I have a DR650...
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