Sunday Day Trips in Northwest New Mexico

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by papa_j, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    I have to rebuild my clutch master cylinder today. So the plan is to:

    1. Hang some lights in the garage so I can see what I am doing.
    2. Disassemble the clutch.
    3. Rebuild the clutch master.
    4. Back bleed the clutch.
    5. Reassemble the clutch lever and what not.

    Now the youtube videos I have seen on the subject makes me think this is something I can do.

    If I can get it done tonight the plan will be start at the hood mesa parking lot (just to piss off the mountain bikers). Ride north on the new east glade single track, catch the road to 574, meet DadODirt at the north side of the glade at 9 AM, decide on a route at that time, keep a close eye on the gas, finish the loop at the hood mesa parking area. I think I got the jetting partially sorted, so hopefully I will not run out of gas. So here I go, wish me luck. Probably going to be kickstand up at leaving from the hood mesa parking lot area at 8:30 - 8:45 to make the 9:00 AM north glade meet up.
  2. DADODIRT

    DADODIRT Long timer

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    I should have some gas at my truck, if it helps.
    No 2 stroke mix, though.
  3. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    Make sure you have sound on

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  4. skidxr

    skidxr Excuses

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    That was Awesome !! Good job.
  5. merickk

    merickk Living Folk Tale

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    Yer editing is gettin better there. :thumb
  6. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    That was great. I wish I had my go pro mounted to my helmet this weekend. Dadodirt and I got out in the glade and the only technique that I worked on was my whiskey throttle. I whiskey throttled myself in to every bush I found for 50 miles.
  7. zeroblah

    zeroblah Snot nosed kid

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    Awesome edit brainless. Sorry i have not been out to ride with anyone, be out riding in aztec with the old man working on this clutch work in the corners thing. It's a very odd experience, but seems to be working. We need to get another group ride together soon, that usually when all the stoopid stuff happens.
  8. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    I dont know if anyone in here knows Kenny Bruce or not but he is a fellow local rider that lost everything monday night including his 3 furry kids due to a fire . It is my understanding there has been an account set up at wells fargo under the name elena bruce donation fund which will switch over to the name kenny bruce in about a week. As I understand kenny was living in a motor home because he had become unemployed a while back and lost his house and now he is homeless.
  9. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Just watched it again. I need to get more padding/armor/plastic for protection.
  10. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Junkie

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    You guys take allot of naps :lol3

    Just kiddin, that was good stuff, I need to come up there and ride with you guys, we have similar skills :clap
  11. VxZeroKnots

    VxZeroKnots Long timer

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    I dare ya :deal
  12. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    The guy thats on the ground alot with the orange and black helmet is Doug and he just recently turned 71 years old if as of a few weeks ago he has started riding a Sherco X Ride and he is doing well on it
  13. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Roll call you FFs. Who is in this weekend? Brainless_1, you had the whole week to get prepped for sunday. Where are we riding?
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    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    I have a serious malfunction in my right ribcage i have lost all streangth in my right arm at this point I cant get on a bike I am in alot of pain !
  15. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Rub some dirt on it.
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    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    Thats what started the problem in the first place the little getoff I had on the Sherco 2 weekends ago where I rubbed dirt on it using the Impact method :muutt

    I know it was that because I stuck the cactus into my rear section so surely that didnt affect my shoulder ribcage:huh
  17. DADODIRT

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    pappa j-Thanks for showing me some of that stuff we won't be able to ride soon. And for waiting for me. And again for waiting for me. :D
  18. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    Ok Pappa since I know you have a Trials type motorbike I thought I would post this so you understand what kind of abilities will be expected of you by the end of Summer :deal

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  19. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Yeah. Turns out it isn't that easy.
  20. ballistic_ken

    ballistic_ken Helmet hair victim.

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    Still want one, even though I know I'll just hurt myself.:eek1

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