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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Did you get a chance to check out the mineshaft? ...

Did you get a chance to check out the mineshaft? it would be quite a challenge to get to on a bike. The road is maybe 3/4 mile or so long and dead ends at the mineshaft. You would have passed it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By mr.slowpokey
that's a good ride... on my quad. I doubt my KLR...

that's a good ride... on my quad. I doubt my KLR and GSA will make it up to Tiptop Mine. Lots of good riding/ exploring in that area.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By mr.slowpokey
what day are you leaving for your trip? May be...

what day are you leaving for your trip? May be up that area but it'll be Wednesday. Was thinking of hells backbone and burr trail.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-05-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 107,750
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Got 2600 miles out of my rear karoo3. liked the...

Got 2600 miles out of my rear karoo3. liked the tire but wore too quick for the money. I rode mainly 2 up with LOTS of gear from phoenix to Colorado. lots of high speed highway and some dirt there...
Forum: Americas 06-27-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
just gotta pack the bags, for the 3rd time, and...

just gotta pack the bags, for the 3rd time, and put them on the bike.
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
thanks for the replies. The bike is ready, new...

thanks for the replies. The bike is ready, new karoo 3's and a full 12k mi service.
Forum: Americas 06-18-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
road conditions

anyone have info on the road conditions for the passes? ophir and the like.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By mr.slowpokey
I don't think there are showers at the...

I don't think there are showers at the campground. you can walk from camp to the north rim. The restaurant is nice and there's a bar there too. They do have shuttles that will take you from the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,952
Posted By mr.slowpokey
what tarps are you using over the tents? have a...

what tarps are you using over the tents? have a great trip!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,976
Posted By mr.slowpokey
I'll be there on sat. not gonna camp at the expo...

I'll be there on sat. not gonna camp at the expo tho, to dusty. my camp spot is a lot more secluded. I'll be on one of the 2 million GSA's. :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,220
Posted By mr.slowpokey
May 16-18, 2014

He revived last years thread. The dates are May 16-18, 2014.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Check Northland Motorsports, they sell KTM, may...

Check Northland Motorsports, they sell KTM, may have the parts you need. I believe they are closed Mondays though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,361
Posted By mr.slowpokey
I had a guy at the Overland Expo tell me that I...

I had a guy at the Overland Expo tell me that I could buy the OHV sticker for my GSA instead of paying the registration. BTW, he was from BLM. I don't remember the details of it, but it would save...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,642
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Anyone know if the Rim Road is open yet and if it...

Anyone know if the Rim Road is open yet and if it is what are the road conditions?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Is that the road that has a sign that says "your...

Is that the road that has a sign that says "your GPS is wrong?"
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By mr.slowpokey
"Probably going to pick up a used '99-'05 Land...

"Probably going to pick up a used '99-'05 Land Cruiser or Lexus LX470 or a Toyota Sequoia '01-'08. My last three used American cars have been...challenging at times. Seems like Toyota has their shit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Holy smokes!!!! I can say I wouldn't want to even...

Holy smokes!!!! I can say I wouldn't want to even try and walk in that stuff. :eek1
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,467
Posted By mr.slowpokey
that's a lot of miles in 1 yr, which isn't a bad...

that's a lot of miles in 1 yr, which isn't a bad thing. Cold starts are the hardest on an engine and it sounds like that car didn't have many of them!! :lol3 I wouldn't say no to that car,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,667
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Fantastic RR!!! beautiful pics and love the...

Fantastic RR!!! beautiful pics and love the bike. Looks like i'll be planning another ride, that's some great scenery. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,730
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Yep, same on my '13 GSA. once at 780 miles...

Yep, same on my '13 GSA. once at 780 miles (dripping) and its starting to seep again with 9k mi.
Forum: The Garage 03-03-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,022
Posted By mr.slowpokey
The ring is behind the crank pulley and then...

The ring is behind the crank pulley and then behind the timing cover. its a toothed ring with a flat spot, indexed by the keyway on the crankshaft. here's the pick of the ring and what it should...
Forum: The Garage 03-02-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,022
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Regarding the pic of the "damaged pulley," it...

Regarding the pic of the "damaged pulley," it looks like the VVT-i gear has been disassembled. Those aren't supposed to be disassembled/ rebuilt. There could be damage to the VVT-i gear. Another...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,956
Posted By mr.slowpokey
my 6k service, with rear tire and trans fluid,...

my 6k service, with rear tire and trans fluid, was $600.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,988
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Great job guys!!! :clap That's some hardcore...

Great job guys!!! :clap That's some hardcore riding Tom, you rode farther than I would have walked. :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,927
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Soooo, no RR? what happened on this ride that no...

Soooo, no RR? what happened on this ride that no one took pics or is talking about it? :eek1 :lol3 :lol3 Not even a pic of lunch!!! :cry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,988
Posted By mr.slowpokey
hey tom, glad you're safe. Did you stash the...

hey tom, glad you're safe. Did you stash the bike in the bushes? I hope nobody tampered with it since its been there a few days.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,927
Posted By mr.slowpokey
hey 4play, had the same thing on my klr chain. I...

hey 4play, had the same thing on my klr chain. I was riding with Ript on FR16, crossed the verde and out fossil creek road. Was looking at my chain at the gas station and thought that doesn't look...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By mr.slowpokey
perfect weather. I think you have to have a pass...

perfect weather. I think you have to have a pass to go where the cabins are. This could be a fun trip. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Hows the weather mid march in Zion? Stay at the...

Hows the weather mid march in Zion? Stay at the lodge? its a shorter hike and you don't have to catch the bus/ tram.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By mr.slowpokey
angels landing is an amazing hike and view. 4...

angels landing is an amazing hike and view. 4 hrs from flag, that would be a fun overnighter, whos in? :evil leave early on a sat morning and come back sunday after the hike. :huh Last time I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,147
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Airhawk. best money ever spent. I can now ride...

Airhawk. best money ever spent. I can now ride all day. Got one for the wife too and she loves it. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Superbowl, whats that? :lol3 Going riding.

Superbowl, whats that? :lol3 Going riding.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 55,908
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Feb 8th is the screening? just walk in or...

Feb 8th is the screening? just walk in or reservations?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Tried to buy from GoAZ, 3 times, might I add. ...

Tried to buy from GoAZ, 3 times, might I add. Wife and I went there to look at new GSA, called ahead each time, nobody would acknowledge us, let alone help. Said the heck with them, went to Victory...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,338
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Its not too difficult, just take it slow. And...

Its not too difficult, just take it slow. And yes, watch out for traffic, quads and side by sides. I did it a couple years ago as a noob on my klr. If I can do it, most anyone can. :D Have done...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Thanks for the replies. going to try to camp at...

Thanks for the replies. going to try to camp at alta lakes. I picked up a backroads/ 4wd roads guide and it says the best time to go is june - September. Is April or may too early for the passes?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By mr.slowpokey
How safe is Sonoita? Heard its a bit risky to...

How safe is Sonoita? Heard its a bit risky to camp there due to the human and drug trafficking. I've wanted to check out Gardner Canyon, but heard its not a good idea.
Forum: Americas 01-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
1200GSA, 2 up.

1200GSA, 2 up.
Forum: Americas 01-18-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Anyone ever camped at Alta Lakes?

Anyone ever camped at Alta Lakes?
Forum: Americas 01-17-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By mr.slowpokey
Thanks for the replies. I'll look into these...

Thanks for the replies. I'll look into these spots. nice pics, looks calm and secluded. :clap
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