Tucson Area Bulletin Board:

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by russbryant, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    The sources I use don't do the Strom. That said, what kickstand posted would work. If you can get front and rear for under $300 that's pretty good. You mentioned or hinted to the Strom may or may not be around too much longer. If not, I'd blow off the springs and have Donnie at ZR1 just change your fluids, turn the clickers in a few turns and press on.




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  2. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    In reality, the Strom won't be going anywhere anytime soon. Just window shopping.
  3. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    There's already some sport bike guys that show up but it's not very many. I was just trying to generate some further interest. That said, If any of you want to meet up there any night, let me know. Wednesday is brewday and I don't usually ride that day, otherwise I'm down. Food trucks are typically there Thurs-Sun. Sometimes they no show which sucks. Doesn't happen often though.
  4. dedave

    dedave Gold in dem dare hills

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    Hey Al, contact Don at ZR-1 Suspension. He'll take care of you.
    ZR-1 Suspension Services
    5668 N Cotton Pl. Tucson, AZ 85743
    (520) 360-5982
    www.ZR1Suspension.com
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  5. timejinx

    timejinx Adventurer

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    i have the Scorpion EXO-AT950 its not bad for noise above 30 I use ear plugs al the time and I feel it works fine.
  6. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Very interesting, and a walk from my house :photog

    How did you find out about this? And thanks for posting...
  8. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Thanks...
  10. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    I'm thinking Windy Point in the morning. Maybe further up. I want to test the new shoes on some twisties.
  11. Low Down

    Low Down ADV Misfit

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    What morning? And how early?

    Doesn't look like I'll be catching an eastbound train for 5 or 6 more hours, so I'm guessing it's gonna be a late one getting home....
  12. Friedom

    Friedom Onward and upward!

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    Likely to be frozen patches up there. They closed the Cat highway a few days ago due to snow.
    I expect they opened it by mid week, but those northern exposure/permashade areas should be fun!
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  13. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    Tomorrow if at all. Zoe and I are gonna go hiking Sunday. Timing is after I have some relaxing coffee and breakfast. No hurry.
  14. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Hey Low Down, are there any tours of a Rail Yard and Engines for the public here in Tucson? I'd like to take my kid to one someday to see these monstrosities.


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  15. Low Down

    Low Down ADV Misfit

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    Riding today is gonna be a no go.... Not only did I sleep like shit in Yuma, but I only got a few hours once I went to bed around 3 this morning.
  16. Low Down

    Low Down ADV Misfit

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    Not sure about the yard, I bet there would be a bunch of red tape to cut for visitors gaining access to it... that said, there is the Southern Arizona Railroad Museum on north Toole Ave. I believe they have a facebook page with all the info/hours listed. They have a steam engine there next to where the Amtrak depot is.

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  17. oldfuddy

    oldfuddy Long timer

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    Thanks! Appreciate it.


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  19. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    Thats ok. Mrs Baggins and I have spent the morning coloring before she goes to work.
    I did the flowers with crayons and she did the fish with pencils.
    Adult coloring books are addicting. We have a bunch of them.

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  20. MaddBaggins

    MaddBaggins Having a beer

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    Ride Now east finally has a new FJR in stock. I rode over to touch it and rub my ass on the seat. It’s a bit lower than the Strom which is good/bad. Easier to plant both feet but more cramped when in riding position.
    Freakin sexy bike though. The matte blue metallic is gorgeous.