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Old 05-23-2012, 10:23 AM   #5776
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Got the chance to put the super moto wheels on my 450. Now all I need is some fresh blacktop, and curves.
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:10 PM   #5777
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I put on a new chain guide bolt! Think I lost it a state or two back


....I'd do more fun things to my bike if I wernt so busy riding it


In San Diego for a few weeks if anyone wants to get together! There has got to be a good margarita around this town somewhere.
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Old 05-23-2012, 01:31 PM   #5778
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Started packing/organizing for the 2012 Dinosaur Run

Is your front tire on backwards?
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:05 PM   #5779
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Cleaned her off after a blast in the mud.
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:11 PM   #5780
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Cleaned her off after a blast in the mud.
Those wheels look pretty nice. Did you just lace the rims up to your stock hubs?
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Old 05-23-2012, 03:25 PM   #5781
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hi all
brand new bike getting some extra love putting on a set of akro's
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Old 05-23-2012, 04:50 PM   #5782
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Is your front tire on backwards?

Jeez... don't DO that to me! Went out just now to check... nope: direction arrow is pointing the right way... whew!
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:11 PM   #5783
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That tread pattern fools a lot of people.

Think of it this way. Unlike the rear tire which needs maximum traction while accelerating, the front tire needs maximum water displacement when braking.. with the pattern that direction.. as you are hard on the brakes it'll squirt the water out the sides (the stretch forces on the rubber are in the opposite direction)..


...or something
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:33 PM   #5784
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Started packing/organizing for the 2012 Dinosaur Run

Looks great! ...and reminds me that I need foot peg extensions... Enjoy your trip.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:39 PM   #5785
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Looks great! ...and reminds me that I need foot peg extensions... Enjoy your trip.

Thanks!

Got the new logos on today, too...





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Old 05-23-2012, 07:47 PM   #5786
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We're heading out on a 5 day 1000 mile offroad ride in NW Colorado / Utah... a ride I named the "Dinosaur Run" as I designed it so we do a loop around Dinosaur National Monument. I put the route together specifically with 9X0's in mind. There are 25 of us going total.. of which 7 of us are on LC8's. Should be a hoot!

Ride planning thread here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780748

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Old 05-23-2012, 08:59 PM   #5787
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Don't forget to post a link of the ride report when you get back!
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:03 PM   #5788
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Have a great trip guys! You're going to have a blast.
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:28 PM   #5789
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Laugh

Wish I could join you guys!. If I weren't already 1200 miles from home I'd be all over it!
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Old 05-24-2012, 01:36 AM   #5790
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19" front

Mounted a 19" front wheel (Woody's) with new sticky road rubber.

What a waiste of an adventure bike hey

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