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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 09:21 PM
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Posted By neduro
2005 Montesa 4RT trials bike Low hour,...

2005 Montesa 4RT trials bike

Low hour, unabused and well maintained 4RT. The ultimate trail/trial machine. This one was basically brand new when I got it a couple years ago. I've done about 1...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 201,854
Posted By neduro
THAT looks like it took a hit! No further testing...

THAT looks like it took a hit! No further testing is required... :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-17-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,019
Posted By neduro
Will turn forever clicking in. Out I think it...

Will turn forever clicking in. Out I think it will stop, but either way, it won't be adjusting damping.

If you're not sure who was last in the forks, I think it's worth having them checked as a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,019
Posted By neduro
+1 and If anyone other than superplush...

+1

and

If anyone other than superplush has been in the forks, it is possible to run the rebound adjustment in the fork cap "off the rails" meaning it doesn't come back out when you click out....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,019
Posted By neduro
Does tractive make a rear shock for the SE? Link?...

Does tractive make a rear shock for the SE? Link?

Over and over, I keep coming back to the shock being my limiting factor with the bike. Mine is the original SPS valving job on an SE, it's great...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 297,568
Posted By neduro
Thanks, all. Tankbag- the triumph one looks...

Thanks, all.

Tankbag- the triumph one looks great, but that's a later VIN range than mine. I like the tank mount options... have to decide and get something coming.

Tires: Stumbled across the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,606
Posted By neduro
That's the first time I've heard Mapsource called...

That's the first time I've heard Mapsource called excellent, it amazes me how intuitive the GPS is to use, and what a clusterf$^k their PC software is.

Anyway, I believe there is a narrow window...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,606
Posted By neduro
A Garmin 276C. IMO, along with the nearly...

A Garmin 276C. IMO, along with the nearly identical 478, far and away the finest unit ever made for adventure riding. Others must agree, they are trading for twice what they did new since they are no...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-15-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,606
Posted By neduro
Thanks all. I'm amazed at how I fall out of...

Thanks all.

I'm amazed at how I fall out of love with this bike at home. If I'm riding dirt, I'd rather be on the 500. If I'm riding pavement, I'd rather not be. :deal

Then I take it on a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 81,606
Posted By neduro
Just to resurrect an old thread... Here's my mini...

Just to resurrect an old thread... Here's my mini report from the last few weeks...

Back in December, I broke a part on the SE in Cabo, and decided to leave it there. I put it in a friend's...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 297,568
Posted By neduro
So after selling a Superduke a while back, I was...

So after selling a Superduke a while back, I was jonesing for something to ride around town.

Apex Sports, a great dealer in Colorado Springs, just declined to install the raised hardwood flooring...
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 76,306
Posted By neduro
Funny for this thread to come up right now, I was...

Funny for this thread to come up right now, I was missing my SD. But instead of buying another one, I stumbled across a cheap Street Triple R (the 675 naked Triumph) and decided to give that a try. ...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 201,854
Posted By neduro
I've had good luck with Silicone (on lots of...

I've had good luck with Silicone (on lots of things, not just this). My theory is that silicone has a little give to it, so it doesn't break away like Loctite with the slightest movement.
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Well, it's not Dakar news, but since I alluded to...

Well, it's not Dakar news, but since I alluded to it here earlier... If You See Kay (https://www.facebook.com/IfYouSeeKayWines?ref=br_tf) wines is helping Scott Bright and I go to Sardegna to race...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-27-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 60,177
Posted By neduro
Well said! It's growing on me. Mechanically...

Well said!

It's growing on me. Mechanically simple almost always does.
Forum: Racing 01-24-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
This is junior varsity compared to Baja. I think...

This is junior varsity compared to Baja. I think anywhere that the racecourse is long and unprotected and fans are looking for a better show, this will happen.
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
It almost looks like there's something draining...

It almost looks like there's something draining out of the skidplate in that picture.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 2,543,532
Posted By neduro
Giant Loop Coyote Saddlebag...

Giant Loop Coyote Saddlebag (http://giantloopmoto.com/products/coyote-saddlebag/)

http://neduro.smugmug.com/Other/January2015Forsale/i-8xWZTkW/0/XL/IMG_1829-XL.jpg

Includes the liner bags. Used...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 2,543,532
Posted By neduro
2010 Macbook Air 128 GB SSD, 2GB Ram 1.86Ghz, 13"...

2010 Macbook Air 128 GB SSD, 2GB Ram 1.86Ghz, 13"

Has the original box, but can't find the original manuals. Currently running 10.6.8 Snow Leopard but I think you can get any of the more recent...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
That right there is AWESOME, and a perfect of...

That right there is AWESOME, and a perfect of example of someone being bigger than competition. Can you imagine Cyril doing that? I can't.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
#1: You've been very much in my thoughts, and I...

#1: You've been very much in my thoughts, and I imagine I'm not alone. You and Antonio are our guys this year.

#2: I am sure you can see what you wish to in posts, and I'm sure there are some...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 733,123
Posted By neduro
Point taken, I was thinking about bikes but it...

Point taken, I was thinking about bikes but it must happen both places.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 733,123
Posted By neduro
One more point. The ASO knows where every vehicle...

One more point. The ASO knows where every vehicle in Dakar is, more or less to the inch, more or less all the time. If shortcuts were a problem, they would know and be able to put a stop to it.
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 09:04 AM
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Views: 733,123
Posted By neduro
+1

+1
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 09:04 AM
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Views: 733,123
Posted By neduro
Jeesh, I'm trying to decipher the posts above,...

Jeesh, I'm trying to decipher the posts above, and I'm lost! I need a GPS enabled google glass to find my way back home!

I think there are fundamentally two conversations going on.

1)...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 733,123
Posted By neduro
Great interview. This, especially, stuck out to...

Great interview. This, especially, stuck out to me:

"I think that humans need huge goals. And Dakar is one of the biggest ones. It’s like a life philosophy. Everything is radical on the Dakar....
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Fantastic thread, all! As always, it is as much...

Fantastic thread, all! As always, it is as much fun to follow the discussion here as it is to follow the race itself. Sorry for DNF'ing the thread, I took off on Thursday to go do some riding.
...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Great post. A couple points, none in...

Great post. A couple points, none in disagreement- first, 8 1 hour sessions is different wear, than 1 8 hour session. This difference is what is hard to account for at Dakar, because the motor stays...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 36,383
Posted By neduro
They are. And nothing will happen within the...

They are. And nothing will happen within the watershed until the NEPA process is complete, and the NEPA process cannot be completed while there is doubt over ownership and control of the land...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
It is easy, from the comfort of our armchairs, to...

It is easy, from the comfort of our armchairs, to see the incredible trials that man and machine have been through in these last 2 weeks, and feel an anticlimax as we descend to the finish. But, to...
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Looks like AWESOME conditions in the desert!...

Looks like AWESOME conditions in the desert! Braap!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-14-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 418
Views: 36,383
Posted By neduro
We are assured it will include moto use, and is...

We are assured it will include moto use, and is intended to head off sale/ development of the property (which would assuredly put an end to all recreational use).
Forum: Racing 01-14-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Agree 100%.

Agree 100%.
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Is this Clayton? If so (or if not, a message...

Is this Clayton?

If so (or if not, a message for Clayton whether he ever gets it or not)... my most sincere congratulations on the courage to pursue this dream, the grit and determination to get...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
While we wait for coherent tracking... :gerg...

While we wait for coherent tracking...

:gerg

There's an undercurrent to the last few days of comments that doesn't seem right to me, especially regarding the Bolivian marathon bivouac and...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Standard practice on the old 450RRs when I was...

Standard practice on the old 450RRs when I was there was motor out every night. Somewhere there's a pic floating around that Ted took of the whole row of factory bikes sans engine... I don't think...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
This is the only thing I disagree with. The Dakar...

This is the only thing I disagree with. The Dakar is a hard mistress, as she has shown over and over, and while MC is as consistent as anyone has ever been, there are many thousands of kms of racing...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
I have not read the 2015 regs... but in 2012 at...

I have not read the 2015 regs... but in 2012 at the Marathon Bivouac, we were clear to work on our bikes as much as we wished, or have competitors help one another, all night in the bivouac. Further,...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
All good points, and I agree, it's rarely the...

All good points, and I agree, it's rarely the roadbooks fault. Just striking to have two such massive crashes together...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 857,487
Posted By neduro
Massively different averages stage to stage....

Massively different averages stage to stage. First stage was ~130kph average for Sam, I think others have been more like ~90kph for the winner. I haven't calculated last place, but I'm sure it's less...
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