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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 198,440
Posted By greggski
Welcome you all to my backyard! (there goes the...

Welcome you all to my backyard! (there goes the local land values) The weather looks like its going to be good for the gathering. Do you know if they are going to sell day passes? ( iM stuck in...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By greggski
HUmmmmm ( listening to the crickets...

HUmmmmm ( listening to the crickets chirping...)i guess ill have to go to another source for this :huh Thanks for the help guys..
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By greggski
xr600r vs xl600r What are the differences? Similarieties?

Hey All,
Im in the process of buying a low mileage good shape 1986/87 Xl600r:clap . I was wondering if any body could tell me the difference and similarities between the XR600r And the XL600R?
(...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By greggski
Thumb 1986 xl600r .. anothe whats it worth thread?

Hey all!,

i have the oppuritunity to buy a 1986 xl600r with about 2800 miles on it. The problem is i dont really know what its worth. Over-all condition of the bike is an 8 out of 10. The bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 72,085
Posted By greggski
Most likely in! :D

Most likely in! :D
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
I know that this should be in ride reports but...

I know that this should be in ride reports but I'm being lazy. We rode from here, the Silver Dollar Bar in Missoula.

http://img119.imageshack.us/img119/108/newyearsdayride046un9.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
Just a few more pics. It is sure refreshing to...

Just a few more pics. It is sure refreshing to see people riding their old iron and not just polishing it!

Another WLA this is a very cool bike.
...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
A few more Nice old bikes. This is a 43 WLA...

A few more Nice old bikes.
This is a 43 WLA and a 32 Indian Scout i believe.

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/3416/newyearsdayride020mq9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
Here's a few more interesting bikes from the...

Here's a few more interesting bikes from the ride.

This is a R60/2 slightly modified with a Jawa sidecar One very cool bike!

http://img230.imageshack.us/img230/1544/newyearsdayride026nf2.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
Here's a few more pics ...

Here's a few more pics

http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/9123/newyearsdayride005li5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/newyearsdayride005li5.jpg/1/w640.png...
Forum: Hacks 01-10-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By greggski
New years day ride future hack project.

Here's an interesting low-budget hack that i saw at our annual new years day ride here in Missoula. The Fellow used an 50cc engine kit off of ebay and made the hack portion from some unwanted bike...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,257
Posted By greggski
THe KLR is a little under powered on the top end....

THe KLR is a little under powered on the top end. I can cruise at around 55-60 mph with the stock gearing. For around town and on forest service roads it does just fine. I think i'm going to go to a...
Forum: Hacks 01-03-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,257
Posted By greggski
That is a Spirit of America/ eagle sidecar. I...

That is a Spirit of America/ eagle sidecar. I believe that they were made in the seventies and maybe early eighties. They make a great hack when paired up with a XS650. I ran one on my XS650 for...
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
Thanks for your input Red Menance! You can't see...

Thanks for your input Red Menance! You can't see it in the crappy sub -frame picture but the bottom sub -frame mounts are gusseted/braced with 1/4 steel plate. I have had this hack mounted to three...
Forum: Hacks 12-27-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
The next part of the project will be to build a...

The next part of the project will be to build a cargo box similar to the one on the Cossak. The current sidecar frame is a little narrow compared to the ural one. I know that we are expirenceing...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
Over all I'm really happy with how the project...

Over all I'm really happy with how the project turned out. :clap I wish that I could afford to have both hacks but i will settle for the KLR for now. THe KLR handles great in the snow and at near ...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
The only thing wrong with the hack was the lack...

The only thing wrong with the hack was the lack of front wheel grip so i changed the avon tire for a slightly used King knobby tire.


http://img518.imageshack.us/img518/8664/dscn6005dh2.jpg...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
This hack is a blast in the snow ! I'm pretty...

This hack is a blast in the snow ! I'm pretty happy with the way the whole thing has turned out so far. I have forgotten how much fun a sidecar can be. At first I was worried about the power of the...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
Sorry for the blurry pictures!:huh Now it's time...

Sorry for the blurry pictures!:huh Now it's time for the final fiting and sidecar set up. I ended up with 1/2 inch toe in and about 3/4 inch of lean from the car. next up is the test ride.
...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
After much cutting and custom fitting I ended up...

After much cutting and custom fitting I ended up with the finished product:evil !! I was pretty happy with it. It doesn't look like much but that sub frame took a good 10 hours to make. Thats with...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
Being influenced By Red Menece, I borrowed some...

Being influenced By Red Menece, I borrowed some of his sub-frame design for my own KLR. Obviously, you will see a strong similarity to Andy's KLR sub frame and my own (with some sudtle changes)....
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
I have had this Spirit of America Eagle sidecar...

I have had this Spirit of America Eagle sidecar laying around in my shop.


http://img241.imageshack.us/img241/4064/dscn5927hz6.jpg (http://imageshack.us)...
Forum: Hacks 12-26-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,908
Posted By greggski
What i did on my christmas vacation!!

Hey all!
I just thought i would share with you some of the things that I have been doing on my winter vacation.
First off i have been storing a 1975 mt09 Dnepr (Cossack) for a friend of mine.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,674
Posted By greggski
With some descent DS tires that /2 wouldn't have...

With some descent DS tires that /2 wouldn't have any problems on the TAT. I use to take my r75/5 on all sorts of forest service roads here in Montana!
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,979
Posted By greggski
cool bike!

Very cool bike! Could you show some pics of the front end/ headlight area? What headlight did you use and how did you mount it? Any info would be appreciated!

Gregg
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,103
Posted By greggski
If you don't like the performance with the stock...

If you don't like the performance with the stock gearing ,just go down 1 tooth on the counter sprocket [14 vs 15 ] It really wakes the bike up and is one of the cheapest mods out there.
Gregg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By greggski
Tell me about TT 500's

Hey all!, I have a chance to buy a real clean 78 TT500 with low time on it. It was stored in the desert for a good 20 years or more and over all the bike is in great shape. How are these bikes on the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By greggski
Another what's it worth thread,DR350SE

Hey All! I was wondering what a 1999 DR350SE is worth? It has a brand new Acerbis 4.2 gl tankand front fender, Side luggage rack, New MT21 tires, Aluminum high rise bars and new bark busters, Eibach...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,005
Posted By greggski
:loco :eek2 no.

:loco :eek2 no.
Forum: Canada 02-05-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By greggski
Thumb BC ride suggestions needed !

Hey all! My brothers and i are trying to plan out our annual summer ride together:freaky . This year we want to go up to BC and do some riding. I'm looking for good scenic road rides. I ride a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,979
Posted By greggski
Nice looking, original, KLR... Gregg

Nice looking, original, KLR...
Gregg
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,955
Posted By greggski
Well if you want a nice dual sport i would be...

Well if you want a nice dual sport i would be willing to trade you this for the TBS! 1999Dr350se 2300 miles, Eibach suspension,Acerbis 4.2 gl tank, Custom racks and soft luggage,Bar risers, New bark...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 83,957
Posted By greggski
This is the bike that i have lusted after since...

This is the bike that i have lusted after since high school! I passed on a real clean one about 10 years ago and have kicked myself ever since. They are like trying to find a reasonbly priced GB500....
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 19,447
Posted By greggski
Hey Freetour!

Hey Wes, what was your original statement?:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,979
Posted By greggski
My 05

Here's one from early summer, The Magruder Corridor, Idaho.

http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/2134/dscn31973mh9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)


It really is some beautiful country down...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By greggski
One of the best bikes i ever owned! Very reliable...

One of the best bikes i ever owned! Very reliable and easy to work on.

Gregg
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By greggski
Wink Heck, I'll sell you my 05 for $3,000.00! :evil ...

Heck, I'll sell you my 05 for $3,000.00! :evil It has been a great bike. I bought it last spring with about a 1,000 miles on it and now it has about 9,000. I have done all the basic upgrades and it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28,646
Views: 3,512,168
Posted By greggski
Thanks all for the comments! I set this bike up...

Thanks all for the comments! I set this bike up for real tight, slow speed manuevering. I like where the 13t counter sprocket puts the rpm in the lower gears. I'm 6'3" and 225lbs so the little bike...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28,646
Views: 3,512,168
Posted By greggski
1999 Dr350se

Hey all! here's a pic of my 99 DR350se. I have added a Acerbis 4.5gl tank, 30mm bar risers, Atv high bars, Barkbusters, 13T counter sprocket,Tmod, Eiabach springs, new MT21's, Acerbis front fender,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By greggski
Sure Wes, If you pay for gas! I found a decent...

Sure Wes, If you pay for gas! I found a decent 640 for sale in Portland that seems fairly priced. I'm just on the fence about buying it. My other bikes are paid for. Plus they are already set up the...
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