Help a deployed soldier? Denver area

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by maloryII, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. maloryII

    maloryII ey brah

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    Hey guys,

    I'm in Afghanistan right now and realized that I left my KTM 950 (2006) with some gas in the tank and the carbs un-drained.

    Would anyone be kind enough to scoot out to my bike and drain the tank/carbs for me? We're kinda out there in Aurora...

    My wife will have a twelver of your favorite brew -- or whatever else you require -- as a token of my appreciation. Plus good ol' patriotic karma! :wink: :lol3
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  2. Joson559

    Joson559 Adventure on!

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    This kind of thing reminds me of why I love ADV.

    Thanks for your service, here's to your safe return to a non-gummed-up DS. :freaky
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  3. Bendejo

    Bendejo Movin' on up

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    P.M. sent :deal
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  4. Wasser

    Wasser Spilt my beer

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    Thank you for your service malroy!

    I'm not familiar with KTM's but, if you need anything else don't hesitate to ask.

    Return home soon!
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  5. tchancey

    tchancey Gearhead

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    I'm far from a mechanic, but if it's a similar process to my 400 EXC, it's something I can handle. I could also bring some fuel stabilizer out there & just run some of that through it.

    Let me know if you want me to try either option.

    -Todd
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  6. pfb

    pfb Riding, not skiing.

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    Malory,

    I'd be happy to set your Adventure up for storage. I definitely know my way around them.

    Also, might want to consider putting it on a battery tender or the battery will likely be marginal by the time you get back.

    No beer needed. We owe you far more than a little bit of bike work!

    Nice blog by the way...
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  7. ColoradoKen

    ColoradoKen Orange Cult Convert

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    1st ... THANK YOU

    2nd ... All the good karma my wife and I can generate for a safe return home for you and everyone "over there".

    3rd ... If you bike needs haven't already been taken care of, I'll gladly make sure they are.

    Excellent blog - I'm forwarding to everyone I know that seems to "disconnected, brain-less, clue-less" with what's going on in the world.

    Take care,

    Ken & Vickey Resner
    Longmont, CO
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  8. Tha Rick

    Tha Rick Shake and bake!

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    No worries...Whatever else ya need?

    Stay safe, Thanks..
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  9. ColoradoV-Strom

    ColoradoV-Strom HEY Y'ALL WATCHIS!!

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    I love this place!
    Thanks Malory II
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  10. MaParkerColo

    MaParkerColo Been here awhile

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    Thanks for your service. I'm near Southlands, if you or your wife need anything while your deployed drop me a PM. Get home safe!
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  11. doc_ricketts

    doc_ricketts Thumper jockey

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    I'll bet you already have help, but all I do on my bike for long term storage is just add some Stabil to the tank and run it into the carb. Much gratitude for your service in the foreign hills and by the way, I read your blog and loved it. Will check in often to see how things go. I am very interested in Afghanistan and have read several books on the situation there since 1989. Thanks for your service.
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  12. The Walrus

    The Walrus Gone and back again.

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    I'm nowhere close to you or your bike.................:wave

    But I can not resist the opportunity to say thanks to you..........and make it home safe and whole....

    :choppa
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  13. jimmy73

    jimmy73 Been here awhile

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    Holy Crap! Me and MaloryII have something in common! Although I will be in the Springs in 3 weeks on leave. So I can check on my bike and even though I'm gonna bust your balls if you haven't found someone by the 31 of Dec let me know. I should be back to COS by ( fingers crossed) the 8 of jan.
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  14. oldmanb777

    oldmanb777 Just say NO to socialism!

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    Is it getting done? If not I can help with it right after X-mass. I'm mostly out of town until then. anything else you need, post up and we'll try to get it done.
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  15. maloryII

    maloryII ey brah

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    Hey guys, thanks for all the offers of help and support! I appreciate it -- we all do, knowing there are kind citizens looking out for us back home.

    I got a bunch of PMs and just replied to this first one and looks like I have something lined up. So no offense if I didn't respond.

    Thanks again. :freaky
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