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Old 04-05-2009, 09:54 PM   #2116
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I can fall over on my own......without assistance.......



That's no shit! I'm an eye witness.
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Old 04-05-2009, 09:57 PM   #2117
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Here's some video of all the snow at Cherry Creek. It's pretty bad footage and the first time I've ever edited video so watch at your own risk.

That wasn't bad editing.

What kind of KLRs were those???
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Old 04-06-2009, 06:32 AM   #2118
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Spring Break!

Hey Utards this is Spring Break for me. (4/6-4/10) I do have a long list of Honey Do's. However, I will be able to sneak off if anybody has the day off and wants to go riding.
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Old 04-06-2009, 09:19 AM   #2119
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I have the next 2 weeks off so I'm up for a ride pretty much anytime. Today isn't good though.

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Old 04-06-2009, 09:53 AM   #2120
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WOW, I guess when riding in the sticks in Utah, you need to rig a wire strike to your helmet, or ride in a rhino!!!

Just missed the jugler, you were living right that day, that would of ended poorly.

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Amen. Check my neck out next time you see me. I went through a fence
that the chain link had been pulled back, but the barb wire security strands
were still on top. Doc couldn't believe I missed the jugler. You could see it.
Looks like a vacum tube.
Too much typing to tell the other fence/chain across the road story.
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Old 04-06-2009, 10:59 AM   #2121
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Dizzer Update

After coming to the conclusion that Suzuki and their authorized dealers were not going to advocate for me, I have begun the process of arbitration. Today I gave Suzuki official notification that I am requesting third party dispute resolution. Apparently this is the first step in enacting Lemon Law. I'll keep you all posted.
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:03 AM   #2122
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Amen. Check my neck out next time you see me. I went through a fence
that the chain link had been pulled back, but the barb wire security strands
were still on top. Doc couldn't believe I missed the jugler. You could see it.
Looks like a vacum tube.
Too much typing to tell the other fence/chain across the road story.
In three years of working in a pediatric Intensive Care Unit, I saw innumerable children seriously injured or killed by ATV's. However, I only saw one single serious motorcycle accident - a teenager who was drinking and riding a dirt bike who damn near decapitated himself when he was clothes-lined by a wire fence.
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Old 04-06-2009, 12:51 PM   #2123
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WOW, I guess when riding in the sticks in Utah, you need to rig a wire strike to your helmet, or ride in a rhino!!!

Just missed the jugler, you were living right that day, that would of ended poorly.
That explains my new addiction to semi cages. Hmmmm

Hick, all my family owees have been on bikes. One quad scar from
my daughter being an idiot and shooting into a stream off
Mirror Lake Highway. The rest were two wheel inflicted. Sorry to
throw off your research.

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Old 04-06-2009, 01:11 PM   #2124
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That explains my new addiction to semi cages. Hmmmm

Hick, all my family owees have been on bikes. One quad scar from
my daughter being an idiot and shooting into a stream off
Mirror Lake Highway. The rest were two wheel inflicted. Sorry to
throw off your research.
I knew a guy who raced MX and desert for 25 years with a few minor injuries... he died in a 4 wheeler accident where the cage hit him in the head. (No helmet because he had a cage.)

You just never know...
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:13 PM   #2125
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I knew a guy who raced MX and desert for 25 years with a few minor injuries... he died in a 4 wheeler accident where the cage hit him in the head. (No helmet because he had a cage.)

You just never know...
Oh great. Now I'm afaid to leave my desk at work to get home
to my couch in the living room. I guess I can call take out.

There's a bullet out there coming at us, just never quite know when.

Plus you look so stupid in a sidexside with a helmet.
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Old 04-06-2009, 02:39 PM   #2126
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Danger is everywhere, sometimes we just meet up with it, fate I think they call it. Sometimes the couch is cool, takeout rocks, and I like to get out of dodge on seldom used trails every once and awhile. If possible, I like to temp fate, and apply a good head fake when needed.

Those Rhino's look nice, and they have lots of options to soup them up in the engine and suspension department. When your riding at 5 mile, do you find some of the ATV trails to narrow for the Rhino? I have a non riding Girlfriend, and have been thinking a Rhino might work for her, she really isn't interested in an ATV. The only problem is she has run me over in a golf cart before, so the Rhino might hurt as well. At least I'll have more riding gear on at 5 miles, vs playing Golf.

I'm just not sure if she was being mean, or had too much to drink.

How Teenage proof are the Rhino's, I think I remember you saying that yours got bent a while back.
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:33 PM   #2127
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Danger is everywhere, sometimes we just meet up with it, fate I think they call it. Sometimes the couch is cool, takeout rocks, and I like to get out of dodge on seldom used trails every once and awhile. If possible, I like to temp fate, and apply a good head fake when needed.

Those Rhino's look nice, and they have lots of options to soup them up in the engine and suspension department. When your riding at 5 mile, do you find some of the ATV trails to narrow for the Rhino? I have a non riding Girlfriend, and have been thinking a Rhino might work for her, she really isn't interested in an ATV. The only problem is she has run me over in a golf cart before, so the Rhino might hurt as well. At least I'll have more riding gear on at 5 miles, vs playing Golf.

I'm just not sure if she was being mean, or had too much to drink.

How Teenage proof are the Rhino's, I think I remember you saying that yours got bent a while back.
Jeez, sounds like your definition of a girlfriend is very more like a dominix(sp)

So far the Rhino has been son proof. He took it to Moab and the other
quads with a group of friends and came home with a few bash plate marks
and the statement "That thing will go anywhere!" So I assume he tried.
My daughters boyfriend rolled a quad is what I think you remember. He was
fine and the quad was an easy fix.

There is too much after market for these things! They are like a Harley.
Dealers should give them away and just plan on the after market for profit.

I do feel a little geriatric wheeling it around. Then I look in a mirror and the
reality is, I am.

As far as trail width, never been a problem. Pretty comfortable and I have
yet to find it's limits.




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Old 04-06-2009, 03:41 PM   #2128
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Artic cat had two of those things at the B1k. In the guys speach after the race, they finished, he said it was the same as the one you could buy off the showroom floor. That must have beat the living shit out of them.
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Old 04-06-2009, 03:45 PM   #2129
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Artic cat had two of those things at the B1k. In the guys speach after the race, they finished, he said it was the same as the one you could buy off the showroom floor. That must have beat the living shit out of them.
Sounds like what Notar and his girlfriend are in to.

Should be perfect if she is driving.
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Old 04-07-2009, 05:57 AM   #2130
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After speaking with someone new at Utah's Consumer Protection Division, it seems that Utah's Lemon Law does not apply to motorcycles of any ilk. I am waiting for a return call from the local expert in the Utah code, but as it stands right now, it seems I have hit a brick wall.

My options now are to take the dealer to small claims court which incurs a cost almost equal to the price of parts for a new top end, or just rebuild the top end myself. Given that the time involved in taking someone to court probably exceeds the time it will take to redo the bike, I think I will opt to just start tearing the bike apart.

Frog, are you still willing to help? Unfortunately, my next day off is the 18th and 19th, but I could start tearing it apart after work.
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