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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By lefty15
Depending upon whether you're talking the end of...

Depending upon whether you're talking the end of the month or the beginning of the month of September what you might reasonably be able to do in the mountains could vary greatly.

I'm up at 9,200...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 67,738
Posted By lefty15
Nice

I sometimes think we have to go away just so that we can experience what it's really like to be home.
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By lefty15
Two dew claws up for this one. Will be donating...

Two dew claws up for this one. Will be donating as well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,393
Posted By lefty15
Evergreen is Big Place

Evergreen doesn't really exist as a town. Some parts are in Jefferson County, some in Clear Creek. No municipal government, all services are via the county. JeffCo is expensive to buy in with higher...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,410
Posted By lefty15
Caution: CO Highway 103 / Squaw Pass / Mt Evans

I live just off of 103 above Evergreen about seven miles up from the Evergreen Parkway. Yesterday afternoon while in the cage, we were stopped by police and informed of a fatal accident about a mile...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-01-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
A Bit of a Long Shot--RT for sale on the Front Range

Here's a link to my ad in the general flea market for a 2005 RT in EXCELLENT condition and with low miles.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=866004

I know adventure bikes are all...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,093
Posted By lefty15
Thanks for all the effort you put into posting...

Thanks for all the effort you put into posting this. I feel like I've been to the show and didn't even have to leave the house.
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,203
Posted By lefty15
Be Careful

Some paints can degrade the foam liner inside the helmet--the part that really offers you protection. Even if it doesn't come in direct contact with the foam, the paint's fumes, the propellant,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By lefty15
Impressive

What a great project and an enormous amount of time and effort (and I'm sure enjoyment) that went into making this. Thanks so much for sharing. Hours of enjoyment to come.
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,865
Posted By lefty15
Great thread title and some great pictures....

Great thread title and some great pictures. Looking forward to reading about your next adventure to SA. Enjoy.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,097
Posted By lefty15
Lived there at the time. Worked about a mile from...

Lived there at the time. Worked about a mile from Ground Zero. Thanks to all you guys for what you do. If you're in CO and need anything, PM me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,417
Posted By lefty15
If none of the above pan out, I can help out with...

If none of the above pan out, I can help out with tire changer, etc. If you were planning to ride Mt. Evans ride, I live a few miles downhill from the entrance on CO 103. I work from home, so I'm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
Aluminum Motosport Panniers

$350.00

I had these mounted on an '06 Tiger using the Touratech pucks. They were previously mounted on an Airhead GS. I plugged the holes with silicon caulk and so can you after you re-drill to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
New / Never Mounted TKC 80 F&R for GS, Wee, Etc.

TKC 80s are SOLD. Still looking for a buyer for the panniers.

$225 for the pair if you pick them up in Evergreen/ Genesee/Lakewood I-70 corridor. $250 if we have to meet up elsewhere. I will not...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-24-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 324,640
Posted By lefty15
http://lefty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MotorcycleFal...

http://lefty.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/MotorcycleFallTour/IMG5300/1062028020_nMDRq-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
'01 Tiger for Sale--Special Pricing for Rocky Mountaineers

See the ad here. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=614552

I'll take $200 off any of the prices for local riders.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-01-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,666
Posted By lefty15
Hey Cowboy, Glad you made it home safe and...

Hey Cowboy,

Glad you made it home safe and you're loving the extra ponies. Riding a cage isn't as much fun, but necessity mothered something other than invention this time around.

I've got a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
'93 GS For Sale or Trade

Detailed information here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=582816

For Rocky Mountaineers, I'd also be willing to work out a trade. What I need:

A utility ATV--with a plow is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By lefty15
I appreciate you putting that set of instructions...

I appreciate you putting that set of instructions together, what I was really saying was that the Haynes manual didn't fully explain how to do it other than tell you to turn the knurled adjuster...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By lefty15
Thanks

I appreciate the help. I just read this http://www.largiader.com/bearings/ and this makes it seem a lot more complicated than what the Haynes manual states.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By lefty15
Are my nuts are bigger than your memory?

I measured it with the only device I had available--a ruler with no mm measure, but it came to 1.5 inches from point to point. That converts to 38 mm. That just doesn't seem like it can be right.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-16-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By lefty15
Help: Airhead Nut Size

Not as provocative as the title indicates. I need to adjust the steering head bearings on a '91 GS. Can anyone tell me what size socket I will need to loosen the bearing adjuster sleeve locknut? My...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,499
Posted By lefty15
At 9,200 Feet . . .

http://lefty.smugmug.com/Weather/Enough-Already/verticalroof/119699596_gC64U-M.jpg


No one can hear the sound of your whining.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 162,055
Posted By lefty15
Those assclown bicyclists do that by making the...

Those assclown bicyclists do that by making the lives of those of us who live along the route to Mt. Evans miserable by riding in road hogging packs from sunup to sundown every weekend.

In all...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,983
Posted By lefty15
As a Deskman, you learned more than a thing or...

As a Deskman, you learned more than a thing or two about how to string interesting sentences and images together. Brilliant. Thanks for sharing, and I'm eager to read about your next adventure.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-03-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By lefty15
Any ADVriders in Watertown MA Need Beer?

My brother is interested in buying a bike for sale in the flea market in Watertown. Would any of you be able to check it out for him in exchange for a six pack (or more? or some other beverage?) of...
Forum: Hacks 12-07-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By lefty15
Thanks again for the thorough explanation Mr....

Thanks again for the thorough explanation Mr. Cob, et al. I live on a non-maintained road with a fairly steep slope. I need the 2Wd to get up that incline and onto the maintained road. I tried the...
Forum: Hacks 12-06-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By lefty15
Thanks, guys. No mention of shifting while moving...

Thanks, guys. No mention of shifting while moving in the manual. As always, ADV has the answers. Much appreciated.
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By lefty15
Thanks. It is an 05 and it does have the...

Thanks.

It is an 05 and it does have the stop. Getting the lever to move around the stop and into the on position is where the problem lies.
Forum: Hacks 12-05-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,155
Posted By lefty15
Ural 2WD Problem

There is a flange on my Gear Up near the lever to shift into 2WD. Inscribed on that flange are "on" and "off." When I try to push the lever back into the "on" position, it will not go fully into that...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By lefty15
I've Had Both

The 1150 GS feels more planted on the slab. The 1200 is lighter but not significant enough of a reduction to make much of a difference off pavement. 1200 makes transitions better / easier in the...
Forum: Hacks 06-22-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,156
Posted By lefty15
Thanks

I'll be picking it up some time this week. :D
Forum: Hacks 06-18-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,156
Posted By lefty15
Still Searching

I had to wait until my GS sold, which it did, but by the time it did, a Gear Up in Pagosa Springs and another in MT both got sold. I'm still looking, but there doesn't seem to be much out there right...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,935
Posted By lefty15
Hey AngryScot

You've got a PM.
Forum: The Garage 06-15-2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,935
Posted By lefty15
Go Here

This site has some free plans and material lists:

http://www.coolforts.com/guardtower4.html

From my experience a 4 x 4 will be plenty strong. Remember the weight will be carried down the length...
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,156
Posted By lefty15
My Dream Bike

Richard,

I already have a GS Adventure that I'd love to convert to a 2WD rig. It would have to snow that much $$$$$$ for it to happen, though. It looks like you can have all kinds of fun with your...
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,156
Posted By lefty15
Thanks

I appreciate the replies. Dirty: I'd love to see pictures and get any details about your GS rig. I'm still considering going that route and would love to see / hear about your set up.

Thanks.
Forum: Hacks 06-02-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,156
Posted By lefty15
Living High With a Ural? A Good Altitude?

First, thanks to all of you for your contributions. I've read widely on this forum and because of you I'm considering a Ural Gear Up as my next ride.

I know that there are some loyal fans of the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,402
Posted By lefty15
+10

I sent you a PM.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 2,115,084
Posted By lefty15
2000 DRZ 400E For Sale

A little more than 8,000 miles. Bought it from an inmate here last fall. Just not using it the way I thought I would.

The E model is more off-road worthy but doesn't have a subframe for bags or...
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