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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Renaissanceman
Hey, Cool! Thanks for that info guys! Especially...

Hey, Cool! Thanks for that info guys! Especially the link to Wood Castle - sounds right up my alley! It actually seems like there're a few good options for me - I'll bet I can find something.

And...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Renaissanceman
Thanks DD - I've been watching that thread, I...

Thanks DD - I've been watching that thread, I hope to buy you (a) beer one day :D.
Living just down the road from g'Aspen forced us worker bees into stupid commutes long ago. I know guys that drive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Renaissanceman
Relocating to Corvallis...

Well... I never thought I'd see the day when I'd want to move away from Colorado, but ever since I first visited Oregon, I've thought if I ever did move somewhere else, Oregon could be the place....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,670
Posted By Renaissanceman
Buy my house in Glenwood Springs! :) 3 gold...

Buy my house in Glenwood Springs! :)
3 gold medal trout rivers, rafting, Moab is 3 hours away (better yet - Fruita is only 2 hours), the Flat Tops are 20 minutes away, Crested Butte is a 3 hour DS...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
I've not ever heard of one of these clutches...

I've not ever heard of one of these clutches going away after only 30,000km. Mine has 93,000mi and shows no sign of wear. You're sure its slipping? In every gear?
I don't know about comparing your...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,680
Posted By Renaissanceman
I can tell you from experience - your greatest...

I can tell you from experience - your greatest challange will be the heat/humidity and the wind. And the occasional great plains storm system - nothing makes you feel small like being around one of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 569,408
Posted By Renaissanceman
Oh man! I'm hoping beyond hope to make it out to...

Oh man! I'm hoping beyond hope to make it out to the Flint Hills again this year. I usually make it out every year - grew up in eastern NE - you can take the man out of the prairie, but you cant take...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
I had this exact same problem. There is a contact...

I had this exact same problem. There is a contact in the switch that wasn't happening - i disassembled the cluster and cleaned and realigned the contacts. Beware of super tiny spring-loaded ball -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
Nope But if you're stressin' about the tiny...

Nope
But if you're stressin' about the tiny amount in the abs pump itself - flush and fill the reservoir, then take it out and activate the abs a couple times. That should refresh it.

I've never...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
Ouch! - yah, that came across more harsh than I...

Ouch! - yah, that came across more harsh than I intended - my apolagies for any hurt feelings - in the best ADV spirit! :1drink

Perhaps I'm still stinging from the dope-slap I got when I first...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
I have to say - I was almost happy to finally get...

I have to say - I was almost happy to finally get a flat on the road. I could finally use some of the 10 pounds of tire gear I've been hauling around! Only the second flat in 80,000 miles - there......
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
How many times has this been covered?? 2,3lt or...

How many times has this been covered??
2,3lt or 2.5qts, and NOT A DROP MORE!!

Maybe you missed this part - after adding the last bit of oil, go for a 20 minute ride, put the bike on the stand and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
Or, you can just press it in with your thumbs -...

Or, you can just press it in with your thumbs - I've done it many times, and while it does take some force, it has always popped right in for me. Also, I've quit tying the chain to the sprocket since...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
How the hell often are you guys fixing flats??:huh

How the hell often are you guys fixing flats??:huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
Mine reads the same either way.

Mine reads the same either way.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
I've been using the Iridium extended tip plug in...

I've been using the Iridium extended tip plug in my '03 single spark for 80,000 miles now. I tried it because something I had read suggested it might be a performance upgrade for the single spark,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 81,294
Posted By Renaissanceman
Well, I'm 10 weeks with my new hip, and it still...

Well, I'm 10 weeks with my new hip, and it still blows my mind how easy it's been. I have a long way to go to get back to full strength, but I got back on my bike last weekend, and I almost cried it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,259
Posted By Renaissanceman
This was linked to over at the chaingang site -...

This was linked to over at the chaingang site - it discusses the weight-carrying limitations of motorcycles. :deal

http://www.soundrider.com/current/1403/motorcycle-gross-vehicle-weight.aspx
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
Cut and splice BELOW the spring mounting studs -...

Cut and splice BELOW the spring mounting studs - otherwise you'll need to source longer springs. I shoulda been more clear with the guy that extended mine!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 27,726
Posted By Renaissanceman
That's almost certainly a natural formation - in...

That's almost certainly a natural formation - in fact, it's an up-close example of what you're looking at all along the White Rim Trail - a layer of soft rock (Cutler sandstone) capped by a layer of...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By Renaissanceman
Nonono - If you're not missing any teeth, all you...

Nonono - If you're not missing any teeth, all you need is a new slider. Once you've done one it takes less than 5 minutes. They cost like 50 cents - buy 10 and throw a couple in your kit. Google YKK...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,699
Posted By Renaissanceman
Could you buy some pre-fab material and shape it...

Could you buy some pre-fab material and shape it to fit?
I bought some HDPE for a project a few years back from a woodworker supply catalog - came in sheets from 1/4" - 1 1/2" IIRC. I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By Renaissanceman
Sorry - meant to qoute this in my previous post.

Sorry - meant to qoute this in my previous post.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,417
Posted By Renaissanceman
This has to be a joke, right??? Okay, because...

This has to be a joke, right???
Okay, because if it's not, it's the dumbist thing I've ever read here. :screwy:
And that's saying something.
Forum: Americas 02-01-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,452
Posted By Renaissanceman
I've experienced 100* temps in early June in SE...

I've experienced 100* temps in early June in SE Utah. High dirt passes will still be closed, but most paved passes - independence, trail ridge - are open by memorial day.
C'mon over!
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,803
Posted By Renaissanceman
I've taken my 03 dakar on at least a dozen...

I've taken my 03 dakar on at least a dozen multi-day road trips, covering thousands of miles. Even loaded for camping I can get speeding tickets all day long. When I get home I put on my bike carrier...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By Renaissanceman
HaI That's a great post Geek! I took my brother...

HaI That's a great post Geek! I took my brother out to the end of Hart's point year's ago. Perfect blue-sky early April day. Brother woke me up at 04:00 sayin "Bob... I think its snowing". Woke up to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 86,116
Posted By Renaissanceman
We've been riding our local mountain for 3 years...

We've been riding our local mountain for 3 years now - it's a pretty low-key scene. No problems that I've heard of.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,515
Posted By Renaissanceman
Rock on, buddy!! I'm 3 weeks post total hip...

Rock on, buddy!! I'm 3 weeks post total hip replacement. I feel like I could be back on my bike today, but I've got a long ways to go to get the strength back in my quad. It's a great time to be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Renaissanceman
Western slope CO suspension tuners?

The shock on my '03 F650 Dakar needs a rebuild, and I'd like to keep it local. We had a Race-Tech shop here in Glenwood Springs for a while, but it's gone now - I have to believe there's someone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,097
Posted By Renaissanceman
You must be thinking about the Salt Creek ford on...

You must be thinking about the Salt Creek ford on the Fruita end. Back in the day there was no bridge, and during run-off, it was chest deep.

This is bringing back great memories - about that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30,744
Views: 7,399,007
Posted By Renaissanceman
If you want to have an intelligent conversation...

If you want to have an intelligent conversation around this, you'll want to refer to "climate change" and not global warming.

Not as good a joke, but an all too common misconception these days.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6,221
Views: 806,866
Posted By Renaissanceman
[QUOTE=Zynth;23219434]I have a problem removing...

[QUOTE=Zynth;23219434]I have a problem removing the rear flashing lights.
They seem to be bolted with 1 torx bolt.

But, when trying to unscrew, they give too much resistance. Feels like they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 81,294
Posted By Renaissanceman
I'm afraid I let things go on too long for...

I'm afraid I let things go on too long for resurfacing, so I had the total replacement. Glad to hear yours was successful! I was able to go with the anterior approach - no doubt key to my accelerated...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 81,294
Posted By Renaissanceman
Looks like this thread could use a refresh. ...

Looks like this thread could use a refresh.

I'm 10 days into my new life, free from hip pain!
Had my surgery on Thurs morning, went home Fri afternoon, ditched the crutches Sat, started PT on...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,418
Posted By Renaissanceman
That brings up a good point - at a given price,...

That brings up a good point - at a given price, most tools are pretty equal, quality wise. Almost any saw out there now will do the job.
What does vary, are the features - the way the stops work,...
Forum: The Garage 01-07-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,418
Posted By Renaissanceman
I've worked in cabinet shops for close to 30...

I've worked in cabinet shops for close to 30 years now, and I've used quite a few saws during that time. Every one of them has had a flaw of some sort.
What I've learned:

You get what you pay...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
You'll gets lot's of opinions here, but if I were...

You'll gets lot's of opinions here, but if I were looking to replace my '03 Dakar, I'd be looking at the later twin spark singles. I think 07 was the last of these?
My 03 has 93,000 miles, and it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14,429
Views: 1,672,637
Posted By Renaissanceman
This ^ At least, that's the first thing that...

This ^
At least, that's the first thing that came to my mind.
Also, you really gotta mash the starter button and hold it down till it starts, and then keep holding it down for a beat or two after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,212
Posted By Renaissanceman
Not much action here lately - hopefully that...

Not much action here lately - hopefully that means there haven't been any new members to the "Club"!
I myself, am checking in for a 2 day stay and a total hip replacement a week from tomorrow....
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