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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 06:01 PM
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Posted By picard
That looks like the RG headwaters area. San Luis...

That looks like the RG headwaters area. San Luis Pass area?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By picard
Thanks :thumb

Thanks :thumb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By picard
Sorry to hear about you going down. That is...

Sorry to hear about you going down. That is impossible to anticipate.
It would be disgusting if it was deliberate. Although people sure are capable of disgusting acts, I hope someone just lost his...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:58 AM
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Views: 334
Posted By picard
All good suggestions above (minus Rollins pass...

All good suggestions above (minus Rollins pass and the Switz - do not take your friend's S1000R on these) but...UT/CO/WY is a large area and it has numerous great roads. Since you will stay on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2015, 07:37 AM
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Views: 108
Posted By picard
Anyone have a clutch bleeder valve assembly for a BMW 1150 GS?

Hi everyone,
a good friend of mine set out to PA this morning just to get stranded on I-70 aftter the clutch bleeder valve came loose and was destroyed after extended contact with the rear tire.
he...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By picard
Thanks much. Trying to get a hold of someone at...

Thanks much. Trying to get a hold of someone at the USFS office...

EDIT: took a bit of calling around but all roads are supposedly open. I'll let you know what I find.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By picard
Fox Creek / French Creek Woods Landing to Riverside WY

Hello NOCO/SOWY locals

Is the unpaved connection between Woods Landing and Riverside via Fox Creek (route 47 to Albany) / French Creek (FR500, then 660) / Bennett Peak Rd (FR660) into Riverside...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By picard
Sounds like lean at low throttle openings. maybe...

Sounds like lean at low throttle openings. maybe an air leak somewhere? WD40 test?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16,714
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Posted By picard
$3000 and I'll include a bottle of bloodwine?

$3000 and I'll include a bottle of bloodwine?
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By picard
Too bad you're so far away. I'd buy you some good...

Too bad you're so far away. I'd buy you some good beer for a hand with mine...
Forum: Airheads 06-25-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 765
Posted By picard
Maybe you expert carb tinkerers disagree but I,...

Maybe you expert carb tinkerers disagree but I, personally, would not complicate my life for small performance gains to what will still be a slow bike by today's standards...
Bings are so much...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 19,038
Posted By picard
:clap

:clap
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By picard
Another hump free '75 here (January build date)

Another hump free '75 here (January build date)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 03:56 PM
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Views: 112,642
Posted By picard
Do post some routes / tracks please!:freaky

Do post some routes / tracks please!:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By picard
Yes. Forgot about Performance. Have bought tires...

Yes. Forgot about Performance. Have bought tires there, too!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2015, 01:47 PM
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Views: 112,642
Posted By picard
http://www.bushducks.com/tripreps/passopen.htm#hag...

http://www.bushducks.com/tripreps/passopen.htm#hagerman

Weston impassable as of last weekend. No word on Hagerman but what they say about Halfmoon Rd. I would count on HP being closed still.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By picard
This shop is a very good option for you ...

This shop is a very good option for you
http://www.basinmotorcycleworks.com/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By picard
Looks like it is still around ...

Looks like it is still around
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1074351&highlight=mosquito
just way down the foodchain ;-)

OP must have accidentally posted twice. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By picard
It really depends on what terrain you ride. The...

It really depends on what terrain you ride. The AIIIs that came on my GS did fine on most hardpacked dirt, as others have reported. When stuff gets wet, not so much.
And they are quite good on...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 849
Posted By picard
Are there two threads on this? I could swear I...

Are there two threads on this? I could swear I replied to this suggesting Weston as well. :hmmmmm
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,338
Posted By picard
No, unfortunately.

No, unfortunately.
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By picard
John at Rocky Mountain Motorsports In Loveland is...

John at Rocky Mountain Motorsports In Loveland is very good with Ariheads.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By picard
Alternative is Weston, if you are loaded down...

Alternative is Weston, if you are loaded down with luggage Mosquito is not the easiest on a big bike. As always, depends on what you are used to.
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By picard
Not sure about longer bolts at the lower shock...

Not sure about longer bolts at the lower shock mounts and whether the pucks would interfere with the exhaust?

You could try using something like this...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,338
Posted By picard
I'm running the 712 front and back. I like em. No...

I'm running the 712 front and back. I like em. No issues, stick well, steering feel is good. The front follows concrete rain grooves some, but not an issue if you relax.
I had them on an earlier...
Forum: Airheads 06-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By picard
I was running the Metzeler 3.25-19 stock size on...

I was running the Metzeler 3.25-19 stock size on my /6 and it was already pretty tight with the fork brace / fender holder. I don't think a 100/90 would have fit.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By picard
Twisted Throttle and Wolfman (expedition dry...

Twisted Throttle and Wolfman (expedition dry duffel, renegade duffel) both have large waterproof "duffel" type bags.
I have Helen2Wheels bags that I had for many many years. They are still...
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,111
Posted By picard
Nick - some words here on airheads.org - scroll...

Nick - some words here on airheads.org - scroll down to 10/11/12

http://www.airheads.org/technical-tips-articlesmenu-98/212-technical-hints-rev-by-author-12-10-2007
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16,714
Views: 2,730,828
Posted By picard
bump

Back from the neutral zone with lower price...

A Streetfighter that needs nothing and it's a hoot to ride.

Base is a 2002 GSXR 1000, fitted with Renthal fatbars so it's quite ...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By picard
I have a large DOWCO half cover for touring bikes...

I have a large DOWCO half cover for touring bikes (leftover from my LT) that fits the GS pretty well and extends over the panniers. I think it was about $35.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,572
Views: 157,485
Posted By picard
Agree Eddie is the man for this. Choking...

Agree Eddie is the man for this.

Choking (bogging) at 1/2 to WOT at altitude sounds a bit like too much fuel from main jet. Could try a size down on the main before taking it in.

Agree with...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,353
Posted By picard
Both these screens are quite expensive over here...

Both these screens are quite expensive over here - you might be better off trying some of the European fora for advice on these.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By picard
I just ordered a bunch of factory parts for my...

I just ordered a bunch of factory parts for my '75 airhead. Wouldn't worry too much if I were you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 977
Posted By picard
Can't make it this year but was there last year...

Can't make it this year but was there last year and it was a truly excellent show.
Especially enjoyed the "three sixxers"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 979
Posted By picard
:clap

:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By picard
Just saw you got 92 on day 1. Well that works. ...

Just saw you got 92 on day 1. Well that works.
Might want to rethink Day2 a little as you can do last $ on day 3.

Hope I'm not confusing...:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By picard
Right, the other right :lol3 Thanks for catching...

Right, the other right :lol3 Thanks for catching my mistake
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By picard
Day2: Last $ Road is also OK on streetbikes if...

Day2:
Last $ Road is also OK on streetbikes if ridden carefully.
149 between Creede and Lake City is one of my favorite road rides in CO.
I second Owl Creek Pass comment made above.

Fun road is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By picard
141 through Dolores Canyon is a fantastic ride. ...

141 through Dolores Canyon is a fantastic ride.
Divide Road over the Uncompahgre Plateau is a decent gravel road. Can be done on a road bike if you're careful, especially from point B south as you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-11-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By picard
+1 Maybe I need to try a little cross-dressing...

+1 Maybe I need to try a little cross-dressing and sneak in :lol3
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