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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By thebleakness
Those boxes are from Happy Trails Products and...

Those boxes are from Happy Trails Products and they mount on HTP's own pannier racks as well. They are held on inside by some big thumbscrews and they sure are strong!

We rode 220 miles today of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By thebleakness
Joined the club! ... and almost made it home!

Picked up a '14 800GSA yesterday from Big Twin BMW in Boise and took it back home through the fun mountain roads by way of Stanley. Unfortuantly a few miles from work (which I was already late too),...
Forum: Trials 12-15-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 116,571
Posted By thebleakness
I bought it from a friend, he decided he like his...

I bought it from a friend, he decided he like his 4rt more. This bike has some history too, it used to be David Kamos (he hardly rode it though! :evil)

The thermoswitch was already bad on it so I...
Forum: Trials 12-12-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 116,571
Posted By thebleakness
Here's my '04. Paid $1k for it. :evil ...

Here's my '04. Paid $1k for it. :evil

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d93/jk789/SANY0780.jpg

It does however need a new fan and a new one costs around $150, being a college student, I have...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By thebleakness
That's actually where I started my research, it's...

That's actually where I started my research, it's been a great forum so far.

I have an extra ignitor that came with the bike but since it's not running right now, I have no idea if that one is...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By thebleakness
Fixing a signal generator

I recently bought an '83 GS550E for a really good price and the bike is in great condition. It however did not run. After going through everything I determined that one of the signal generator...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2008, 06:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,445
Posted By thebleakness
Or after someone pulls the bike off your leg?...

Or after someone pulls the bike off your leg? :rofl:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,585
Posted By thebleakness
Didn't think it was possible to power slide a...

Didn't think it was possible to power slide a KDX? :evil:deal

http://www.techonvent.net/tovforums/album_pic.php?pic_id=450 (http://www.techonvent.net/tovforums/album_pic.php?pic_id=450)

Wheelie...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,371
Posted By thebleakness
Prep? HAHAHA I haven't been on a bike since...

Prep? HAHAHA

I haven't been on a bike since the first weekend of Decmeber. :cry I still had a paddle on it up until last weekend. I'm hoping to take her out for a spin on Sunday. I need to drive a...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 13,220
Posted By thebleakness
I haven't downloaded it yet but here is a torrent...

I haven't downloaded it yet but here is a torrent for SF http://www.mininova.org/tor/1136372.

Personally, I don't like Supercross. I got free tickets to Phoenix (gotta love working in the...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2008, 11:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,371
Posted By thebleakness
I'm almost positive I'll be there for this one. I...

I'm almost positive I'll be there for this one. I had such a good time last year (although we didn't finish...). Watching the pros fly past is amazing, they really are in a different world of riding....
Forum: Racing 11-21-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Geoff "the Klutz" broke his thumb 1 1/2 weeks...

Geoff "the Klutz" broke his thumb 1 1/2 weeks before the race. He wasn't able to race the 1000. :huh
Forum: Racing 11-18-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By thebleakness
Way to go John! You were the talk around the shop...

Way to go John! You were the talk around the shop around the shop the last couple days. :clap
Forum: Racing 11-16-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 119,369
Posted By thebleakness
Congrats! I've been following this thread for the...

Congrats! I've been following this thread for the last few days and you are awesome. Truly inspirational. I look forward to reading some of your stories! :clap:deal

Have fun in Cabo for those of...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Congratulations! You guys are amazing! I'm...

Congratulations! You guys are amazing! I'm looking forward to the following ride report. :deal
Forum: Racing 11-12-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Why didnt you head down? Tomorrow morning it...

Why didnt you head down?

Tomorrow morning it goes off! I know quite a few people racing it this year other than you DBR guys. Once again, good luck!
Forum: Racing 11-12-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Good luck guys! Flagboyz are cheering for ya!

Good luck guys! Flagboyz are cheering for ya!
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 99,193
Posted By thebleakness
How's about a street legal KDX? ...

How's about a street legal KDX?

http://www.techonvent.net/tovforums/album_pic.php?pic_id=450
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d93/jk789/Picture005.jpg?t=1194553421...
Forum: Racing 11-07-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Psht, quiet! I remember right after the...

Psht, quiet!

I remember right after the rumors started flying, my heart dropped. When I talked with him the day later it was confirmed...
Forum: Racing 10-30-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By thebleakness
O-M-G! I want that bike! That rear shock setup...

O-M-G! I want that bike! That rear shock setup looks interesting. For some reason I was under the impression they were going with a linkage. :ear

I'm going to have to hit up the German BMW...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By thebleakness
This one isn't going to get sucked into the...

This one isn't going to get sucked into the sprocket and chain will it? :rofl:D:lol3

I used to do the whole tools in a camelback route but it started killing my back. I've been using a fanny pack...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 118,454
Posted By thebleakness
I've got a FeildSheer Condition Zero and love it....

I've got a FeildSheer Condition Zero and love it. But if I lived anywhere that was over 85-90F on a daily basis I would get something new. Fits comfortable, lasted me a long time and is warm. Put the...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
You guys need any pit support? :D:deal:freaky ...

You guys need any pit support? :D:deal:freaky

I'll buy a few shirts (once I get my paycheck). I'll save you some money as well, if Tim's got some on hand I can pick them up next time I see him....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By thebleakness
Sweet! Thanks for the advice. :clap

Sweet! Thanks for the advice. :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By thebleakness
Well it's more of a clapping noise. Souds like...

Well it's more of a clapping noise. Souds like something is touching somewhere. Any ideas as to what it is? I would like a decent idea of what to look for if I decide to tear it apart (which he would...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By thebleakness
Engine knocks 1984 CB650

Well I hope this would be the right section, it used to be a road warrior, right? :norton Well anywho, I'm looking at buying an around town bike, better than my clapped out KDX. One of the guys I...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 94,515
Posted By thebleakness
Sorry to hear about that Ned. My best friend...

Sorry to hear about that Ned. My best friend died a few months back and I still think about him daily, wasn't even 19... :cry

If you guys need any pit support I'd be happy to help. You guys will...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,427
Posted By thebleakness
Have you seen last years HP2 at Erzberg video? ...

Have you seen last years HP2 at Erzberg video?

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Forum: Racing 06-10-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,918
Posted By thebleakness
Nicely done! It was nice to have finally met you...

Nicely done! It was nice to have finally met you after hearing stories of you just about everywhere I go. I seem to remember you having very good results up at Colorado as well, what was your final...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,427
Posted By thebleakness
Incredible! Erzberg is my favorite race, I've...

Incredible! Erzberg is my favorite race, I've been infatuated with it since I first saw some videos about it. It's nice to see BMW doing as well as they're doing, hopefullly they start competing with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,865
Posted By thebleakness
Forgot about this video:...

Forgot about this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x32zqFvkzzs

It was more of a joke than anything else, my friend on the yz250 couldnt quite make it so I had to show off. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,102
Posted By thebleakness
Looks awesome! I've been to some of those places...

Looks awesome! I've been to some of those places you guys were at, but not on a bike. :cry I'd like an adventure bike some time and join you guys but my singletrack racing obsession comes first. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2007, 03:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,865
Posted By thebleakness
First race I was in there was something similar....

First race I was in there was something similar. I come around a corner and see this sign "Style Check!!!" I was thinking WTF and then I see this big kicker on the side of the trail and a huge group...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,865
Posted By thebleakness
Stumbled upong this thread on accident, I thought...

Stumbled upong this thread on accident, I thought I would add some too it...

Myself on my KDX220
http://www.techonvent.net/tovforums/album_pic.php?pic_id=452...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,292
Posted By thebleakness
Where the hell did you come from!? :ear

Where the hell did you come from!? :ear
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,292
Posted By thebleakness
Looks awesome! :freakyI would love too ride an...

Looks awesome! :freakyI would love too ride an adventure like that, that kind of thing sounds amazing.

You know, I've seen you around town on that TA, do you happen to live in the Coconion Estate...
Forum: Racing 02-27-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,025
Posted By thebleakness
I'm racing! I got a call this afternoon and I'm...

I'm racing! I got a call this afternoon and I'm teaming up with another person. We'll be racing AM and should be a blast. Who else is going to be out there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By thebleakness
If you can ever make your way over to the phoenix...

If you can ever make your way over to the phoenix area of Arizona you could sceduale a class with Destry Abbott. World class racer instruction right there, I've been wanting to take one of his...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By thebleakness
Wow, that looks like fun! Camera angle definatly...

Wow, that looks like fun! Camera angle definatly doesnt show whats so difficult on that hill. It looks as if its a mixture of large/small rocks and lots of sand? Just by watching others tackle that...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,025
Posted By thebleakness
It would be the amature class, and the way its...

It would be the amature class, and the way its looking right now, it'll be in the 250/450 group. Skill level would be upper C class, lower B. It'll be a team attempt, from what I've heard thats half...
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