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Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 26,924
Posted By DADODIRT
I'm not that comfortable on mine. A bit of a...

I'm not that comfortable on mine. A bit of a stretch from the seat to the bars doesn't give much room to move around. 1986 K75c - Just got it running last year and have put about 2,000 miles on it....
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By DADODIRT
Curious how often you need to change the belt. I...

Curious how often you need to change the belt. I thought they were good for longer than 20,000 miles.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-13-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By DADODIRT
Fixed:D

Fixed:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 836
Posted By DADODIRT
Good idea. Not much riding going on lately....

Good idea. Not much riding going on lately. Waiting on parts for both the KTM and the K75. If it doesn't snow I might take my KLX down to Aztec Sunday.
...
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 185,614
Posted By DADODIRT
Looks like they are on backorder for a week or...

Looks like they are on backorder for a week or so.
Looks like a good deal. I'm planning to buy a pair as soon as they are available.
I'll have to scroll through here to come up with a way to mount...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By DADODIRT
Might try Fruita or Ridgway. I spent ten...

Might try Fruita or Ridgway.
I spent ten wonderful years in Ridgway. Great little town. In the mountains, close to Montrose (1/2 hour), close to Moab (2 1/2 hours).
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By DADODIRT
What size town are you used to? Some of the...

What size town are you used to?
Some of the small mountain towns can seem pretty remote if you are used to Walmart, etc.

Stay away from the front range. Probably better off in TN.

I'll let...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-04-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,841
Posted By DADODIRT
I get that response every time I mention "2006...

I get that response every time I mention "2006 950Adventure".
I'm just prepping to take the bike apart and adjust the valves. Must need it by now. I've put over 20,000 miles on it since January of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-30-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By DADODIRT
What bike? On the big bikes, I prefer Cinnamon...

What bike?
On the big bikes, I prefer Cinnamon going west to east and Engineer going east to west.
And you might want to go through Silverton regardless, then north on 550 over Red Mt. Pass. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By DADODIRT
Mesh. And air conditioning.

Mesh. And air conditioning.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks for the info. One more thing on the to...

Thanks for the info.
One more thing on the to do list for the winter tear down.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,209
Posted By DADODIRT
Thanks for looking.

Thanks for looking.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-16-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,108
Posted By DADODIRT
You don't like shoveling? I find it worth the...

You don't like shoveling?
I find it worth the time and effort. And if you have the room, get it as far off the driven path as possible. A big winter can pile a bunch.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By DADODIRT
The rest of 2014

Hoping for some snow at this point.
Enjoy..
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881729
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,209
Posted By DADODIRT
November 10, 2014

F'n wind. All night long, all day long.
Didn't get too much rest last night as the wind continued to batter the tent. It was calm when I set up and the fact that the tent stakes would only go half...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,209
Posted By DADODIRT
November 9, 2014

I had done a loop like this in the reverse direction a few years ago.
Geared up and ready to camp for the night as I knew the end of the day would bring me to pretty much nowhere.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,209
Posted By DADODIRT
November 8, 2014

Durango to Page, AZ.

Been a busy fall between 9 the year old's playing baseball (2 games every Sunday) and the JV soccer player - undefeated team, I might add.
Winding down the season today,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,209
Posted By DADODIRT
October 19, 2014

Day ride. Colors are kind of past 'peak', but the roads are still dry.

I was goofing around with a camera mount idea....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-07-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By DADODIRT
Utah Cottonwood Canyon Question

Probably a few 'Cottonwood Canyons' in Utah. This one goes south from Kodachrome SP.
I'm gonna be over that way on the fully loaded KTM950 for a solo 'loop of the lake'. Just wondering what that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15,489
Views: 2,375,944
Posted By DADODIRT
What's the manufacturer's date? I'm interested...

What's the manufacturer's date?
I'm interested and will send you a pm shortly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By DADODIRT
Maybe, but have a backup plan.

Maybe, but have a backup plan.
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By DADODIRT
1 - yes. remove the upper arm and there is no...

1 - yes. remove the upper arm and there is no need for the bar that goes through the center of your wheel.
2. buy the base. i have mine mounted to 2 - 3/4" plywood 2'x2'. easy moving it around. the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-25-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
Just above Summitville?

Just above Summitville?
Forum: Face plant 10-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,177
Posted By DADODIRT
I guess it depends where you live. If your street...

I guess it depends where you live. If your street ride consisted of 40 miles of shitty suburb before you could get to any good riding it might make sense. As a commuter, I would probably still ride...
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By DADODIRT
I agree on east to west. There are only three...

I agree on east to west. There are only three switchbacks. Two on the east that are steep, but wide. The one on the west has steep loose rocks going either way and is quite narrow. The ophir - west...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By DADODIRT
I'd offer if I had the space. Plenty of good...

I'd offer if I had the space. Plenty of good camping all around, though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,993
Posted By DADODIRT
Nice pic of the moose. Hard to find those...

Nice pic of the moose.
Hard to find those critters. Not that I go looking for them, but 20+ years in Colorado and I've only seen one.
Forum: Americas 10-17-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By DADODIRT
I wouldn't say 'impossible to get lost there'....

I wouldn't say 'impossible to get lost there'. Ask me how I know.....:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By DADODIRT
Bring me some Yuengling and I'll show you around...

Bring me some Yuengling and I'll show you around the SW part of the state.:deal

Ya gotta get west of the divide to really see the best part of the state anyway. IMHO.
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,297
Posted By DADODIRT
Haven't been in through Yuma. I would suggest...

Haven't been in through Yuma.
I would suggest the eastern Mexicali crossing. The western one is downtown and a bit confusing to find your way onto 5 south.
We were there in March and no wait to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
That's it. Twin Lakes looking up at the west side...

That's it. Twin Lakes looking up at the west side of Sharkstooth.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
No and No Let me know when I need to...

No
and
No

Let me know when I need to give some clues.:deal
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
No, not Silverjack.

No, not Silverjack.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
I'll keep it alive..... ...

I'll keep it alive.....
http://dadodirt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-0624/i-k6LbK26/0/M/IMG_0513-M.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By DADODIRT
The sign might be older than the rule stating...

The sign might be older than the rule stating that you need the sticker to be on OHV or single track.
Looks like you might be able to use the sign in your defense if you don't have the stickers. At...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 936
Posted By DADODIRT
Good start. You didn't ask anyone for money.:D ...

Good start. You didn't ask anyone for money.:D
Don't go cheap with the tires. Tourance is a good one. You could probably get 10,000 miles out of the front and a bit less out of a rear.
Don't go...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,661
Posted By DADODIRT
http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20141013/NEWS...

http://www.durangoherald.com/article/20141013/NEWS01/141019826/Durango-motorcyclist-killed-in-Utah-


Made it to the Durango Herald today. Sad.
Glad he lived a good life.....
One of my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
Wallace got it. A few miles east of Navajo...

Wallace got it.
A few miles east of Navajo Reservoir along the San Juan River. South of Pagosa Springs.
I was hoping to bump it west a bit....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,148
Posted By DADODIRT
Don't mind if I do.... ...

Don't mind if I do....
http://dadodirt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-0925/i-Gmvxkj8/0/L/IMG_0303-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,558
Posted By DADODIRT
Why would you rid yourself of your motorcycle if...

Why would you rid yourself of your motorcycle if it makes you happy?
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