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Forum: Upcoming 07-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the info, Modette. Look forward to...

Thanks for the info, Modette. Look forward to meeting you next week.
Forum: Upcoming 07-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Sounds like a nice way to spend a day! What's...

Sounds like a nice way to spend a day! What's the bench road in terms of terrain? I've a buddy coming with an F700GS and not much dirt experience, so I'm trying to figure out some rides we can do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
Got to admit, when I first bought my 2000 DR in...

Got to admit, when I first bought my 2000 DR in September, I couldn't figure out what all the fuss was about. Don't get me wrong, it was fun, but it was a P I G! I sulked over beers about how many...
Forum: Upcoming 07-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Modette/nwcolorider, Is there an itinerary...

Modette/nwcolorider,

Is there an itinerary for the Meeker ride? My buddy and I are trying to map a route to get us there. He said the 31st is a riding day, so are folks rolling in the 30th and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,531
Posted By theofam
What an epic trip it has been! I can't believe...

What an epic trip it has been! I can't believe it was seven months ago when the extent of my adventure-riding wisdom was to buy some LD Comfort underwear to stave off monkey butt. Definitely...
Forum: Upcoming 07-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the info. Looking forward to those gps...

Thanks for the info. Looking forward to those gps files. Sounds like the county and Town of Meeker are being very helpful - great to hear!
Forum: Upcoming 07-17-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Meeker GPX Files?

Has anyone created gpx files of rides around Meeker? Figured since some of you have ridden the area, or researched it already, there might be some available to we noobs. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
I think you might have found heaven. All those...

I think you might have found heaven. All those dirt roads and trails might be the real deal!

As we've become accustomed, you keep finding cool shit, even cooler people and add in a mix of unusual...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,356
Posted By theofam
I did this trip with my dad two years ago - but...

I did this trip with my dad two years ago - but he was a spry 67! He cracked ribs on day 2 of 40 in Wyoming in some sand. I think your decision to go paved as much as possible is a smart one. The...
Forum: Upcoming 06-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 23,376
Posted By theofam
Big John, What a great job setting the tone...

Big John,

What a great job setting the tone for all we'll get to see. I'm even more stoked now!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
I didn't realize Chile was so instrumental in...

I didn't realize Chile was so instrumental in observing our universe! Thanks for the info. As always, great job with the pics and dialog!
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By theofam
Also, I trust you're taking Beartooth Pass and...

Also, I trust you're taking Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Scenic Byway after Red Lodge?! If not, change your plans, because it's a beautiful ride.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By theofam
You'll probably see more Sturgis-related traffic...

You'll probably see more Sturgis-related traffic on your way to and from Red Lodge than you will on the back-end of the trip. Sturgis wraps up the 10th. If you're not rolling through South Dakota...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 132,289
Posted By theofam
Just ordered an H4 for my DR650. You guys must...

Just ordered an H4 for my DR650. You guys must be selling a TON of these, as the site says you're backordered until 5/19. Congrats!

Thanks for offering a discount to ADV riders - almost paid for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
Just finished your update and only one thought...

Just finished your update and only one thought crossed my mind . . . fucking awesome. Not with an exclamation point, not in ALL CAPS, not yelled like you're bungee jumping. Just simply...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By theofam
Inizialmente pensavo che Bonificio era la mia...

Inizialmente pensavo che Bonificio era la mia città favorita, ma la mare azzura di Marine de Meria è molta bellisima! Grazie mille per le fotografie e la sua storia.

La scorsa estate la mia...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By theofam
What a great looking ride! The guys at the below...

What a great looking ride! The guys at the below site deal with SOHC 4 cylinder Hondas, but they have a lot of love for the 2 cylinder bikes, too. You could throw up an ad there as well.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 79,885
Posted By theofam
augiedog, The snowpack was average statewide...

augiedog,

The snowpack was average statewide - higher in some places, lower in others. Denver & Boulder are in the "South Platte" shaded area of this map (based on snowpack as of 4/29):
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,074
Posted By theofam
Good luck at the dealership today, fellas! We've...

Good luck at the dealership today, fellas! We've collectively got our fingers crossed that the bikes check out OK and you guys are on your way soon.

It's a blast watching two scoots you don't...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
I LOVE the approach you and James are taking...

I LOVE the approach you and James are taking toward your travels. Getting a good mix of the culture via couch surfing alongside the recent getaways to camp in the hills was a great combination!
...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,264
Posted By theofam
Thanks, mdubya! I hope I can get a good link...

Thanks, mdubya! I hope I can get a good link going tomorrow morning.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
You can find the PNs needed to hook up to the...

You can find the PNs needed to hook up to the brown/black w/ white tracer pair behind the headlight in this post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22743699&postcount=177

In...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,264
Posted By theofam
Where are you guys finding the practices? Do I...

Where are you guys finding the practices? Do I have to buy motogp's video pass?
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
I'm 20 pages behind on this thread, so if someone...

I'm 20 pages behind on this thread, so if someone has solved your issue already, forgive me.

When I thought about purchasing a Fuzeblock, I first built one out of a cereal box based on the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,074
Posted By theofam
Can't wait to stay atop this one! Two of my...

Can't wait to stay atop this one! Two of my favorite bikes dueling it out for cross-country reliability supremacy!!

KHVol, as a long-time Denverite, it'll be sketchy later this month and early...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 57,531
Posted By theofam
I've been quietly keeping up with your fantastic...

I've been quietly keeping up with your fantastic trip. Very glad to read that you were okay after your low side!

I dig some of your pics. What are you using for filters/processing?
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
Just caught up after being out of pocket for a...

Just caught up after being out of pocket for a week. Great hospitality the Garcia family afforded you! I think you're onto a good thing with the couch surfing.

I saw you got the headlight...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
DOH! I'm at the point I'm forgetting faster than...

DOH! I'm at the point I'm forgetting faster than I'm learning. I read somewhere, don't remember where, the Internet is impacting our retention rates. Info is so readily available, our minds are...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
WilderRider, Wow, you are slammed for time! ...

WilderRider,

Wow, you are slammed for time!

Let me know when you'll be out on the trails. I'll work to get a weekend kitchen pass!

Another benefit of the stay-at-home dad thang is no one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
I'm getting the same decel pop after tuning up my...

I'm getting the same decel pop after tuning up my carb. I'm thinking it's a lean deceleration pop in my case. I should probably back off the fuel screw some more, but my scoot is SO responsive...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
WilderRider, I agree with Derek/Motolab. It...

WilderRider, I agree with Derek/Motolab. It doesn't take much time to pull the carb to assess what you need, if anything. If you need parts, submit the order, button the carb back up and ride as...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
I have a beeper on my '78 CB750 that drives me...

I have a beeper on my '78 CB750 that drives me NUTS, but I keep it on there for the nostalgia. Can you program your beeper to play Bob Seger or something cool instead?
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
RR, yep, I looked on EBay, too, and realized my...

RR, yep, I looked on EBay, too, and realized my dream of soon retiring on $999.99 DR turn signal canceling kits might be lofty.

Found one from Signal Dynamics for $67. Spendy, but maybe worth it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
You bet! Send the first $250 now. They'll be in...

You bet! Send the first $250 now. They'll be in the mail to you soon.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
I've been wondering what product I can dream up...

I've been wondering what product I can dream up that hasn't already been created for our DRs. Thanks to you fellas, I got it! . . .

A Self-Canceling Turn Signal Kit!

Introductory pricing will...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
Those are the answers I was looking for and...

Those are the answers I was looking for and couldn't get my feeble mind to figure out! Thanks!!

ER70S-2, great idea on your fix with the eyelet. Next time (and I'm pretty sure there will be a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
McGyver - Chime In

To all you guys that could fix the Space Shuttle five minutes before launch with a tampon and a pencil, how would you fix this issue on the road?
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
Thanks, Motolab (Derek)!

Derek,

I wanted to give you a quick thanks on helping me with my carb rebuild. Replacing the slide, slide guide, and emulsion tube along with the addition of the adjustable needle helped (got...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 96,175
Views: 18,140,382
Posted By theofam
In addition to the tank vent, if you're running...

In addition to the tank vent, if you're running the stock BST40 carb, you also have the carb air vent and the diaphragm vent. Are those clear, too? You can pull them at the carb for a quick ride to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 108,050
Posted By theofam
Soldering gun? One of you guys is carrying a...

Soldering gun? One of you guys is carrying a soldering gun?! That's a complete kit!!
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