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Old 06-06-2012, 06:06 AM   #14281
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Yesterday on the Welsh trails :)

I use to have a shell suit looked a lot like that poofie suit your wearing shorty ....... But I've got an excuse ..... I was wearing it back in the late 80's what's your excuse
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:18 AM   #14282
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I use to have a shell suit looked a lot like that poofie suit your wearing shorty ....... But I've got an excuse ..... I was wearing it back in the late 80's what's your excuse
I was riding the bike what it was built for OFF ROAD, something which you don't do you bone idle cooonto!!
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:33 AM   #14283
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Old 06-06-2012, 07:38 AM   #14284
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Still some snow up on Engineer Pass


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Old 06-06-2012, 07:41 AM   #14285
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Nice!

Are those this year? Things are opened up?

Any luck with Hurricane or California? (I think they plow Eng/Cin).
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:05 AM   #14286
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Nice!

Are those this year? Things are opened up?

Any luck with Hurricane or California? (I think they plow Eng/Cin).
Those photos are from yesterday

The road grater was at work on the road down by Silverton. So it was nice and smooth until the pass itself. (where we have decided that my gearing SUCKS for this right now time for a -1+2) Found myself on a bit of a ledge on one of the pass switch backs with not enough grunt, or traction to really get the bike to climb. Its these moments of shear terror thinking you are going over backwards off a 1,000 cliff that keeps motorcycling fun It was also over heating on the climb....so dual fans are also no the list.
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Old 06-06-2012, 09:49 AM   #14287
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Found myself on a bit of a ledge on one of the pass switch backs with not enough grunt, or traction to really get the bike to climb. Its these moments of shear terror thinking you are going over backwards off a 1,000 cliff that keeps motorcycling fun
Statements like that make me wonder if I should convert my 990 into a 100% road bike! Anybody got a little 250 they want to sell me cheap?
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:02 AM   #14288
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Statements like that make me wonder if I should convert my 990 into a 100% road bike! Anybody got a little 250 they want to sell me cheap?
Been thinking the same thing...maybe a KTM 350 with a 3 gal tank?
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #14289
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:20 AM   #14290
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OK Gavin:
The ride bell was SUPPOSED to prevent things like this!!!


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Old 06-06-2012, 11:33 AM   #14291
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Closer pic of the chain


Look how far the sprocket is from the spokes. Talon have adapted a narrow wheel to fit the Adventure by making an overwide sprocket carrier. That cannot be right?
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:44 AM   #14292
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OK Gavin:
The ride bell was SUPPOSED to prevent things like this!!!


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Old 06-06-2012, 11:56 AM   #14293
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Not everyone rides in spandex...

My Rally Jacket looks the same as DeeGees, just not as CLEAN.


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I use to have a shell suit looked a lot like that poofie suit your wearing shorty ....... But I've got an excuse ..... I was wearing it back in the late 80's what's your excuse
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Old 06-06-2012, 12:41 PM   #14294
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Still some snow up on Engineer Pass


Just a little bit of snow......
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:58 PM   #14295
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Did David mention we went for a ride?

He was a real sport... we took him places a new-to-offroad rider shouldn't necessarily be.. but he smiled the entire time.





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Statements like that make me wonder if I should convert my 990 into a 100% road bike! Anybody got a little 250 they want to sell me cheap?

I think I'd worry more about your riding .....


To be fair to my statement and the 950, my bike has the 17/42 stock gear combo and a stock set of Perelli Scorpion tires at high street pressure on it right now. Even a slight change in gearing to 16/42 or 16/44 would have made a huge difference, especially with knobbies at trail pressers.
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