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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,674
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road...

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Road Report Wednesday, November 19, 2014 All road conditions can change RAPIDLY due to weather. Please contact the nearest visitor center for the most...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,674
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
From the ranger station: We've reached that...

From the ranger station:

We've reached that quiet time of year out on Monument roads. Fewer patrols and updates coming in from staff, and certainly fewer visitors traveling the back roads....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
WTF does this have to do with the BLM? ...

WTF does this have to do with the BLM? Seriously, what the hell are you talking about, some sort of bizarre justification for breaking the law?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Managing wilderness lands = closing it off -...

Managing wilderness lands = closing it off - little or no management costs. They also still get their stipends and revenue from the grazers because it's still legal to graze on wilderness land.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Amazing how many fucking retards have no idea how...

Amazing how many fucking retards have no idea how shit works. How else is government supposed to manage the roads it owns? If you can figure out why roads should actually stay open and then justify...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,674
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Another excellent spot if you are looking for...

Another excellent spot if you are looking for spectacular and still relatively low elevation is Tatahatso point on the north part of the Grand Canyon - east side of the rim about an hour south of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 19,674
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Last report I have (that I did not post) is...

Last report I have (that I did not post) is October 31 unfortunately. Best is to call the local office - link and contact info in the first post of the thread. The road is incredible and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,080
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Nearly all of our RMPs in Utah from them last...

Nearly all of our RMPs in Utah from them last 10-15 years have worked to our favor as motorcycle / dirtbike enthusiasts. A few routes have closed but we are currently expansion of trails and terrain...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
The BD light. I also have nearly 2 years...

The BD light.

I also have nearly 2 years with the same bulb in a factory Ktm plastic housing. Zero issues with the factory housing and the stock stator in terms of heat and at all temperatures....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Just for you, Skyler... The Raiden Files -...

Just for you, Skyler...

The Raiden Files - Portland to Dakar - A Riding M: http://youtu.be/aTvYAcJOx3s

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/aTvYAcJOx3s"...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 413,788
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
One more post - 3 in a row now. Somewhat...

One more post - 3 in a row now.

Somewhat Unrelated to rally brackets but I thought I'd share. This was mostly for lighting (and what I thought were good looks) and for some level of increased...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 413,788
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Has anyone ever fabbed up their own brackets...

Has anyone ever fabbed up their own brackets using stainless steel? My bracket setup will be small with small very light lights so I think the entire stainless portion of the contraption should be...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 413,788
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Very cool - machined?

Very cool - machined?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-26-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Fascinating read about the town of Elberta (just...

Fascinating read about the town of Elberta (just east of this tunnel). Doesn't talk Bout the tunnel but its still interesting... http://www.waterhistory.org/histories/elberta/

Sent from my Nexus...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,608
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I had the same concern and installed a tach via...

I had the same concern and installed a tach via trailtech. Totally useless/ waste of money.. Tach is unneeded, you can hear where it's at, the RPM band is broad, and overall it's just more info...
Forum: Airheads 10-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,389
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Pep boys has gobs of it, last I checked.. Just...

Pep boys has gobs of it, last I checked.. Just fyi

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Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7,664
Views: 1,584,320
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Aweaome, thanks.. My only response is I...

Aweaome, thanks..

My only response is I personally think that the ultra high weight oils are overkill this day in age with brand name oils that perform so well. I've had zero issues with the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7,664
Views: 1,584,320
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thx Tony... Yeah I just realized I put this in...

Thx Tony... Yeah I just realized I put this in the wrong thread...

If folks get a chance check out this thread there is some more pretty good info about the latest engine in 510cc (same as the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6,794
Views: 1,084,249
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top...

Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top end of their bikes that sounds like the valvetrain? My head is brand new with the djh mods. I put in new factory valves myself but it is starting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,794
Views: 1,084,249
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet dude - psyched to see it... _

Sweet dude - psyched to see it...


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Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7,664
Views: 1,584,320
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top...

Does anyone have a persistent noise from the top end of their bikes that sounds like the valvetrain? My head is brand new with the djh mods. I put in new factory valves myself but it is starting...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Harley ones are actually pretty cheap. I forget...

Harley ones are actually pretty cheap. I forget what. I'll pull them and see what I need. I put them in with djh's shim kit (awesome guy - mailed me his spring compressor and shim kit before I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thx James... Does anyone have a shim kit for...

Thx James...

Does anyone have a shim kit for a KTM (10mm) - this would be the same for a KTM 990 or any '11 and early KTMs. I figured I'd ask before I order one up... I need a could shims, no...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 31,891
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Want some details on that sweet new Husaberg when...

Want some details on that sweet new Husaberg when you get a chance... :1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Hey walrus fair enough / good point too... I'm...

Hey walrus fair enough / good point too... I'm about 225 these days (6'5) but I'm really not sure the difference would be traction in particular...

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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Definitely a 500 I'm my opinion unless you are...

Definitely a 500 I'm my opinion unless you are riding really tight woods and prefer the smaller bike with better traction but that you have to really keep in the right gear. For anyone 200+ I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7,664
Views: 1,584,320
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Really unusual, premium is still 91 here in Utah....

Really unusual, premium is still 91 here in Utah.

Re vavle shims - thanks

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Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,664
Views: 1,584,320
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Anyone have an idea if the valve shims for a 500...

Anyone have an idea if the valve shims for a 500 are the same for a xc-4 (previous era engine?). Thanks

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Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6,794
Views: 1,084,249
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Probably deep in this thread already. Anyone...

Probably deep in this thread already. Anyone weighed their exc/xc-w with something like light mods (damper), heavy duty tubes, decent tires, and something like 2-3 gals of gas? My basic logic is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet dude, looks like a good trip.. 700 miles,...

Sweet dude, looks like a good trip.. 700 miles, awesome!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Whoa.. That is some mean looking super deep...

Whoa.. That is some mean looking super deep tread too....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I ended up camping out in the west desert on...

I ended up camping out in the west desert on Saturday night. It was awesome and gorgeous, but also f'g cold. Forecast called for only 52 degrees but I woke up freezing out in the dirt (stupidly opted...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I'd really like to build a chart out of this...

I'd really like to build a chart out of this thread, if possible. Get right to the data...



Rode with some guys with MX51s this weekend. Basically I think they are ruled out cause.... (see...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Sweet thanks dude.. I went and looked at them on...

Sweet thanks dude.. I went and looked at them on your bike, def look good especially the rear. Will have to give them a whirl for sure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Cool.. I edited the original post quite a...

Cool..

I edited the original post quite a bit to get a little more info in there and it a little more organized....

Hope it helps
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
A couple more: the Dunlop 739 Desert. Seems...

A couple more:

the Dunlop 739 Desert. Seems to be similar to the other desert tires in that they are heavy (about 14.5 lbs - heaviest of any one the desert tires I weighed). The traction is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Thumper Tires: All Around Western Desert & Mountain Tires for 90%+ Dirt

Yay, another tire thread!

I'd like to start a thread for guys in this area who ride everything from California and Nevada desert and mountains to as far east as Colorado front range - a very...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Having trouble finding someone who can head down...

Having trouble finding someone who can head down to the swell for the weekend so there's a chance I might be over in west desert riding sat and sunday. Lows are only in the 50s so I may camp off the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
Totally doable. We could meet down in Woodside...

Totally doable. We could meet down in Woodside or similar at something like 9AM. You'd have to be on the road at 6:30 or 7 or so, but we've done it a couple times and it's not too bad. Woodside is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22,390
Views: 2,073,999
Posted By dieselcruiserhead
I have the weekend available for a possible...

I have the weekend available for a possible overnighter.

I can't leave until late Friday night but was planning on doing something in the swell.

Anyone interested / available?

thanks, a
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