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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2006, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,425
Posted By YEM
In the good 'ol days

Well said! Its been quite some time now since its really snowed.

I remember back in the mid 80's when we'd get 3 feet in one day and everyone did just fine. . . .

. . . but that was also...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,425
Posted By YEM
Cry Governor Wanker proclaimed another state of...

Governor Wanker proclaimed another state of emergency for Colorado!! :norton

I just don't get it: Colorado + snow = emergency???

Woodland Park's got 2 feet new over the 2 feet last week.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2006, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By YEM
. . . But wait! Those look like 2-strokes...

. . . But wait!

Those look like 2-strokes to me.

Everyone knows you cant have any ADVentures on 2ST's. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By YEM
I guess I'm off-base about the seat.... I've got...

I guess I'm off-base about the seat.... I've got the regular seat, not tall, not short, and I'm 6'0" tall. I have to really try to get both feet flat on the ground.... I wonder if my frame is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,565
Posted By YEM
[quote=kres] You really need to sell your FGS...

[quote=kres]
You really need to sell your FGS or get off your ass and upgrade it. :huh The Vitching from your side of the world is getting ear-splitting!

Outta the box this is a DUALSPORT bike -...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By YEM
I'll get the fire tornado pix from home today and...

I'll get the fire tornado pix from home today and email it over to you. Thanks Carl....
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By YEM
The Dakar has a larger diameter front wheel and...

The Dakar has a larger diameter front wheel and slightly different fork so there is a little more height there.

Unless you are, say, shorther that 5'6" you have options for seat height on the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By YEM
Unless you go for the low seat option or stand...

Unless you go for the low seat option or stand about 6 feet tall or taller, you will likely not be able to come to a stop with your feet flat on the ground.
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,565
Posted By YEM
Why try to find one?? Just get a KTM...

Why try to find one??

Just get a KTM instead....
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By YEM
So special

At the expense of being a hard-ass, I'd prefer to tell you what is not so special about the bike....

* Its heavy
* Its expensive
* Its expensive to repair
* Tall stand-over height
* ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,565
Posted By YEM
You got that right!! :freaky

You got that right!! :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By YEM
Actually, not the largest by far (minor point). ...

Actually, not the largest by far (minor point). It may be the largest human set fire in recent history here. Terry Barton set a love letter on fire and burned down about 115,000 acres....
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Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2006, 01:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,565
Posted By YEM
Crap

I'd suggest you stay away from the BMW F650.... The first insignificant bump you come to will bottom the front fork out. :huh

I know this because I ride one. It's so bad that I bought a KTM...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,201
Posted By YEM
. . . . DOH!! . . . .:rogue

. . . . DOH!! . . . .:rogue
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,453
Posted By YEM
Dialysis anyone??

FWIW ~ I think the BMW filters are contract-made by MANN. I'm no filter expert but the filtering element is considered to be much better than some of the others (this from the Volvo racing guys I...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,886
Posted By YEM
snip.... ... snip Of everything I've...

snip.... ... snip

Of everything I've heard about the safety of riding motorcycles on our public roads, this makes the most sense. Natural selection will take care of the squids. For most...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By YEM
Welcome along for the ride Subcanis. . . . I...

Welcome along for the ride Subcanis. . . . I like the grenade on the tank! It seems pretty clear that you like your six fiddy and its a great bike to have - not too heavy, carries what you want...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By YEM
Got Linky?

Hey, when (if) you get a linky to the spot, let us know....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2006, 03:49 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,245
Posted By YEM
Make mine SIMPLE

Not to digress too much from the original question but the agitators seem to be making a point (to my feeble mind anyway) and that is the lack of SIMPLICITY in design/manufacture/execution for any of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By YEM
Talking Thanks YOGOI - - I'm gonna love taking it apart...

Thanks YOGOI - - I'm gonna love taking it apart and putting it back together good as new and then I'm gonna ride the wheels off of it (if they ever touch the ground....)
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2006, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By YEM
Wrong thread...

con permiso . . . I agree, probably should be in Thumpers. Oh, well.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By YEM
Question Watch out for '93 300 exc

After spending much time and money on BMW's, I've ventured into the Orange with a (new to me) 1993 300 EXC. Fact is - BMW's don't jump worth a crap so I've been passionately pursing KTM's instead....
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,790
Posted By YEM
:rofl :rofl . . . bugs live there . . .

:rofl :rofl

. . . bugs live there . . .
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By YEM
Worms!!

I hear they do the same thing with tequila in Mexico - as long as the worm is whole, the juice is supposed to be OK. The rule I hear is that upon drinking the tequila, one must also eat the worm.......
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2006, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By YEM
Virginal??

Isn't it great to be running around "naked" in nature?? Looks like she is about 18 years old, 38/22/32 and in need of "breaking in".... :evil

I'm not sure about the snake-in-a-jar, but the ale...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,673
Posted By YEM
What about the warranty

Ok, lets see - - new beemer, need the first service to be sure all the moving parts are moving like they should be after the settling in period; hoping all is well but counting on the warranty...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2006, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By YEM
Go down to any good local bicycle shop. They...

Go down to any good local bicycle shop. They have all kinds and sizes of helmet mounted mirrors for not much money.....
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2006, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,043
Posted By YEM
Sounds

Well - - I don't really have great news for you. I've found that any kind of quality audio, in a helmet, on a bike, going faster than 40 mph is not possible.... Sure, you'll be able to hear something...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2006, 06:38 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,598
Posted By YEM
BMW Southern Colorado

BMW / Ducati of Southern Colorado (Colorado Springs) has one. . . I'm almost positive its the same one they got from the original shipment back about February. It's been test ridden some and I've...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,790
Posted By YEM
Wunderlich

I've been using a Wunderlich on mine and really like it - - not too tall, not too short.... I actually inherited it from JRP and I know he used it for long tours. The best I can tell you is to do a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,088
Posted By YEM
(snip) Yes the camping and scenery is...

(snip)

Yes the camping and scenery is awesome...

Here's Ned's own words for an earlier post.... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2649831&postcount=153

Directions to the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-25-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,566
Posted By YEM
Oh Yeah!! And its this weekend too. Wish OLN...

Oh Yeah!! And its this weekend too. Wish OLN was covering it.

Oh, by the way, I'd be looking for the blue and grey variety of bikes to make the top....
Forum: Face plant 05-23-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By YEM
I think David Hough said a rider will revert to...

I think David Hough said a rider will revert to habit when in a situation that requires "instinct" to correct. He went on to say that what a rider practices and then is able to commit to that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,324
Posted By YEM
I'm a guy so maybe this doesn't count, but ......

I'm a guy so maybe this doesn't count, but ... Don't worry about doing your own thing! If you don't want to ride pillion and don't have to because of circumstance, no worries.

Of course, I'd...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,693
Posted By YEM
Got Oil Pressure?

Major bummer to hear about all the rift between GSWayne and BMWNA.

Maybe before all the dust settles it would be interesting to see what kind of oil pressure you are getting (never mind the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 16,408
Posted By YEM
My 2 cents

Posted my GLOWING comments here, in case 'ya wanna know....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2707713&postcount=224

Man! What a great time! :clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 16,408
Posted By YEM
Thumb GREAT Clinic!

:clap WOW! What a great time we had on Saturday for the DS clinic with Ned and company (John, Jon, Shaun, Ben). No pixs to show from me (as I seem to have had my hands full working on all the great...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By YEM
Yo Wild Man . . . was that you I saw about...

Yo Wild Man . . . was that you I saw about lunchtime on Thursday chugging up Colorado Ave past Margo's?? Wearing red/silver Savannah jacket. And then coming down the narrows in Ute Pass about 30...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By YEM
To get the sticky off, try adhesive remover. I've...

To get the sticky off, try adhesive remover. I've found it at Home 'Despot' and just about any good hardware store. Lighter fluid might work just as well though but perhaps a little more harshly.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,418
Posted By YEM
I stongly suspect that an experienced rider could...

I stongly suspect that an experienced rider could take the F650 more places than most 1200 riders dare to go... Look at Striking Viking, JRP, and many others. I'm believing the "Girls ride F650's"...
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