The stupid things I do when my friends can't ride.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Reidy008, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. azredline

    azredline Wobbly Adventurer

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    Here is a link to the AZBeemers forum where the Riders Cup Challenge is hosted. You do not need to be a member to play, and you can still sign up. There is time to get in on the fun as some prizes are awarded by drawing not just points scored.

    http://www.azbeemers.org/forum/index.php?board=24.0

    Good job on the rescue mission Refokus, thanks for the pics.
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  2. Stevie56

    Stevie56 Riding 2 up in Idaho

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    You are lucky you pick the bike up by yourself in that muck. KTM 950 not so lucky. Good friends are a plus also.
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  3. RZRob

    RZRob Long timer

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    Gosh, you could make like bricks and walls and hogans and dwellings and pots and bowls and stuff out of that. Am I the first one to have that idea? :D

    RZ Rob

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  4. WRC51

    WRC51 Been here awhile

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    Nice write up and props to your buddy for coming and getting you. I checked out the challenge you are competeing in looks like fun, and you are correct this is the reason we call it Adventure riding. Keep us informed about the bike repair, Thanks.
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  5. icebox

    icebox Long timer

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    we call it Gumbo in Montana, all over on the high line around Fort Benton and the Misosouri Breaks, some in the Taylors Fork and Soap Ceek down here. Gumbo is why God invented pavement :eek1 You did beter than I keeping that big a bike up that long
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  6. Mudclod

    Mudclod Mojo Moto

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    Ha! Been there, done that, the wheels just kinda stop turnin' huh? [​IMG]
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  7. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    I have pretty much got all the mud off and here is a pic of the mud under the couter sprocket cover.
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    Seems the output shaft will turn without the chain on and it is appearing like it is just the clutch that is done. I have the parts coming and hope to get it back running next week.
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  8. azredline

    azredline Wobbly Adventurer

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    That would be good news Drew, hope that's all.
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  9. tokyoklahoma

    tokyoklahoma 75%has been 25%wanabe

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    We had that in Oklahoma where I grew up.
    I noticed that you have white plastics, our red clay would leave stains that look like bloodstains on anything white. :eek1
    Good luck with the clean-up/repair.
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  10. godwinmt

    godwinmt They call me Crash

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    I've been there! no fun at all!

    Had an awful mix of clay and field dirt that made a cakey paste like that back in Iowa on a level B road...My little DR200 made it about a mile in on the mile and a quarter stretch before the clutch said see ya! Called my dad to pick me up with the 4x4 and it took a solid hour and a half of pressure washing back home to actually get the mud off. When I pulled the clutch, the discs had gotten hot enough that there was absolutely no friction material on a side.

    Hope you get it running soon!
    -M
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  11. Pantah

    Pantah PJ Fan from Boston

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    Couple months ago I was scouting the GWT to see how big bike friendly it was. I took that A Cross Loop after riding Four Peaks Rd. I noticed long sections of A Cross was red clay, and it had deep ruts in it from the ranch vehicles after a recent rain. I figured it might be impassable on a motorcycle in in the rain.

    Good story and your friend is my hero for rescuing you and having that great ramp to load a 500lb motorcycle! :clap
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  12. KHVol

    KHVol Long timer

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    So....was it just the clutch ? Seems like you wudda smelled it....
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