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Old 10-01-2012, 02:16 PM   #21646
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Yea I came home about 8 and went through all the footage of truck racing. Googled it to find they had shifted it to 9. Watched it all, you guys think Eglin has sand That sand track was amazing and so were the riders. They are supposed to have several re-air dates?
I know what happened, but I still plan to watch it anyway.
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Old 10-01-2012, 03:56 PM   #21647
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:56 AM   #21648
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Good day gent's,
Few & far between post's again, thanks for the video Dredman, looked like another great saddle time w/MadHouse at the helm. Looks like you guys ended up doing a two day trip to heaven, but it did'nt look like topOmountain campground ? Gotta envy those Alabama renegades for being having Talledega Forest in their backyard.
Mr.T please let me know if I need to take another day off to attend your ride at month's end. Plan on driving up Thurs.(25th)?? & tripping back down highway sometime after noonish Sun.(28th)?? I want to be on same page/plan as you as far as arrival & departure, to avoid butting heads w/warden @ workplace. I could probably ride all day Sunday & start back Monday if majority is hardcore.
Also need to know if majority are to camp at top (or backwoods like your new found groupies) or do the rent a room so I can get a reservation at hotel or chalet.
Later riders,
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:41 AM   #21649
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Does anyone have a good technique for cutting down bars? What tools do I need? I'd like to get mine down to 30 1/2.
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Old 10-02-2012, 12:10 PM   #21650
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Does anyone have a good technique for cutting down bars? What tools do I need? I'd like to get mine down to 30 1/2.
I've always used tape and a hacksaw. Tape your bars where you want to cut, then saw away. When putting on your new grips, use clear spray laquer. It'll stick like crazy!
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Old 10-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #21651
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Does anyone have a good technique for cutting down bars? What tools do I need? I'd like to get mine down to 30 1/2.
If you don't have pipe cutters, a good set of tubing cutters will work great
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:14 PM   #21652
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Meeting others at the Cracker Barrel in Greenville Al @ around 6:30am friday the 26th. After a bit of breakfast there, we'll continue to the top of Mt. Cheaha and offload at the Pavilion and begin riding. Camp there (if space available) and ride all day saturday,,,camp saturday night. Sunday, who knows.

You do know Vic has a ride in Eglin the very next weekend don't you?
I hope I can make his ride too, but just don't know being the rides are so close together.

BarbersVintage Days event couple weekends away,,,,,Smokey Mountain riding the week after that,,,,Cheaha a week after that,,,,,Vics ride the next week.

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Mr.T please let me know if I need to take another day off to attend your ride at month's end. Plan on driving up Thurs.(25th)?? & tripping back down highway sometime after noonish Sun.(28th)?? I want to be on same page/plan as you as far as arrival & departure, to avoid butting heads w/warden @ workplace. I could probably ride all day Sunday & start back Monday if majority is hardcore. Later riders,
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:23 PM   #21653
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Hers a new idea.

Cutting the bar as Rick mentioned will work and is easy. BUT it removes valuable STRAIGHT bar space and everything becomes crowded with swithes and all. You may have to relocate stuff on the 530. I did.

New trick. Lots of trouble and expensive. Remove bars - cut section out of middle add sleeve and reweld.
Same bar space area but shoter bar length.

Waysherr can do the welding...
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:46 PM   #21654
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Hers a new idea.

Cutting the bar as Rick mentioned will work and is easy. BUT it removes valuable STRAIGHT bar space and everything becomes crowded with swithes and all. You may have to relocate stuff on the 530. I did.

New trick. Lots of trouble and expensive. Remove bars - cut section out of middle add sleeve and reweld.
Same bar space area but shoter bar length.

Waysherr can do the welding...
Or he could simply learn to turn ;p
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:32 PM   #21655
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Could have used that advice before wedging myself between two trees at Mossy.


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Old 10-02-2012, 05:43 PM   #21656
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Waysherr can do the welding...

No problem
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:50 PM   #21657
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Could have used that advice before wedging myself between two trees at Mossy.
Yea I know its pretty open compared to what you and MItrnspt are gonna ride in the enduros.... only its about 80 ground miles of it.....
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:55 PM   #21658
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Hers a new idea.

Cutting the bar as Rick mentioned will work and is easy. BUT it removes valuable STRAIGHT bar space and everything becomes crowded with swithes and all. You may have to relocate stuff on the 530. I did.

New trick. Lots of trouble and expensive. Remove bars - cut section out of middle add sleeve and reweld.
Same bar space area but shoter bar length.

Waysherr can do the welding...
other option...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Fly-Mini-Han...27b8bc&vxp=mtr

cheaper, easier, and the difference in 85 bars and full size? the mid section..
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:19 PM   #21659
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other option...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Fly-Mini-Han...27b8bc&vxp=mtr

cheaper, easier, and the difference in 85 bars and full size? the mid section..
That's awesome Hatch. I was just discussing that w/ R.H. and R.I.I. at Mossy this weekend. Used to run those on my KDX out at Chumuckla/Champion Paper Mill territory. Had few really close trees out there that even R.I.I. wouldn't have been able to wheelie through....

Yo, Rotorhead, I got a air powered cutoff tool, or a tubing cutter. the tubing cutter makes the most precise and cleanest cut. Cheapest, easiest, least sweat. If you have bars u like but are just too wide, what Vico said is pretty trick, but requires a little planning. But if you got somebody that can weld... Just don't let Waysherr alone with your bike. He will violate it in ways that are illegal in 47 states.

Welcome to borrow my stuff-- but I am out of town Friday-Monday.

-Got new seat foam for the Hoosie. I know-- I sit down when I ride. Crazy huh? If I could stand up I'd be really fast...
That is all. Resume beer drinking.
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Old 10-02-2012, 07:37 PM   #21660
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Just don't let Waysherr alone with your bike.

I am always gentle and respectable
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