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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,051
Posted By theofam
The stock headlight bulb is 55 watts.

The stock headlight bulb is 55 watts.
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,051
Posted By theofam
You and IndyChizzle are exactly where my head has...

You and IndyChizzle are exactly where my head has been the last few weeks. I've been thinking of a 350/500EXC as I find the DR650 a chore in more technical terrain. Plus, it's tough to pick up...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
I agree with ER70S-2 ("Hey" to you, too! Just...

I agree with ER70S-2 ("Hey" to you, too! Just PM'd you.) I ran power off the above photo's connector to a switch that powers a relay for the LEDs but mounted the relay atop the air filter box under...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
There's an open connector with power when the...

There's an open connector with power when the ignition is on. It's located in the harness above the headlight. There's a picture of it here:
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
I'll jump in line to test one of these, if you'd...

I'll jump in line to test one of these, if you'd like. I've snapped two of the L brackets ProCycle sells to attach its LEDs during two different spirited off-road rides. I need something more robust....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By theofam
If you're on the fence about this, do it! My...

If you're on the fence about this, do it! My first RMAR event was Meeker last year and the folks and rides were AWESOME!

I'm prioritizing RMAR's Moab trip this year, but if I can secure a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By theofam
We don't have enough sand for me to ever get...

We don't have enough sand for me to ever get comfortable on it. Sounds like I need to work my way south to Cedar Mountain for some practice!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By theofam
You guys got in some cool rides before this...

You guys got in some cool rides before this latest snowfall!

On Friday I rode 67 from Sedalia to Deckers, up 126 toward Pine and jumped onto 211 into the Hayman fire burn area. I felt like I was...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
Where is that section? Close to me in Denver?...

Where is that section? Close to me in Denver? :ear
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By theofam
^^What he said. Go through the parking lot...

^^What he said.

Go through the parking lot and you've access to 627 and Power Line.

Geolander, glad to hear you're going to make it. I can't believe it's that awesome in December!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By theofam
Wayga

Where Are You Guys At (WAYGA)?

Ever find yourself on a ride, conditions are perfect, not a soul is around, and you wonder why no one else got the memo? WAYGA?!

When you have this experience,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,657
Posted By theofam
M&R, Good thinking. I was going to mail it in...

M&R, Good thinking. I was going to mail it in to have it before the trip. I'll just grab it in town. Thanks
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,657
Posted By theofam
enduro-ince, Thanks for the answer, and,...

enduro-ince,

Thanks for the answer, and, yes, I'm in Colorado.

Mac,

Thanks for the links. Looks pretty painless, other than tracking down a notary. $30 to help keep Utah trails open? ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-07-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,657
Posted By theofam
I've never ridden in Utah. Do we need to have...

I've never ridden in Utah. Do we need to have OHV stickers for our bikes similar to Colorado?
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
Woowee, you saw some gorgeous stuff after leaving...

Woowee, you saw some gorgeous stuff after leaving our pad! Can't wait to hear about the snowy passes!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,299
Posted By theofam
You should contact your camera manufacturer to...

You should contact your camera manufacturer to get signed up for referral royalties before you answer this:

What camera/lense(s) is taking those phenomenal photos?
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
Good to have a fresh update on the trip. Great...

Good to have a fresh update on the trip. Great grub and scenery pics!
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,462
Posted By theofam
Cycles, I'm very happy for you! Nice...

Cycles,

I'm very happy for you! Nice thinking to approach Mr. Wells. I'm sure your gift with the written word swayed him to act. Although you jumped through more hoops than a circus dog, BMW's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
EverOnward, I'll take that as a vote for staying...

EverOnward, I'll take that as a vote for staying stock. There are good reasons to do so, but I'm itching to get a sweet sounding exhaust note. One that'll make me long for it rather than tunes in...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 102,420
Views: 20,058,087
Posted By theofam
It might be the beer talkin' :freaky, but I'm...

It might be the beer talkin' :freaky, but I'm convinced the most aurally stimulating sound on dirt is a KTM 690 Enduro R running an Akrapovic pipe. That said, I don't have $11-12K burning a hole in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
Woohoo! The O' family in Colorado is glad to...

Woohoo! The O' family in Colorado is glad to hear you made it home safely!

Good luck on the job hunt.

Sean
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,657
Posted By theofam
I'm in, too! Thoroughly enjoyed the RMAR vibe in...

I'm in, too! Thoroughly enjoyed the RMAR vibe in Meeker, and I've longed to ride Moab. Sounds like too cool of a combo to pass up!
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,878
Posted By theofam
If that snake came across my path, it wouldn't be...

If that snake came across my path, it wouldn't be the one shitting himself!

Sorry hear about your friend.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
My family and I were able to host Sean over the...

My family and I were able to host Sean over the weekend here in Denver. First thing we did was run to REI to get him a bivvy sack as a shell to his sleeping bag - he has been getting pretty cold...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By theofam
FOUND: Lost CA Plate on TAT in NM

I just hosted SeanPNW over the weekend here in Denver:

http://i499.photobucket.com/albums/rr351/the-o-fam/test1/DBBD45A1-7513-4CB0-9118-863011584303_zpsbduzrque.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,610
Posted By theofam
Thanks for taking the time to write this up,...

Thanks for taking the time to write this up, fellas! It was a cool approach to traveling beautiful scenery.

Matt, here's to hoping you write up the next trip, too. Al, in the meantime, if you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, Sean!...

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow, Sean! Cold beer, hot shower, bed, garage and tools await you!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,610
Posted By theofam
Thanks for keeping the great updates coming,...

Thanks for keeping the great updates coming, fellas! Al, sorry you're getting busted up. It's cool to see two brothers tearing up our countryside!
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,610
Posted By theofam
I like the dual posts recapping the day's events,...

I like the dual posts recapping the day's events, fellas! I'm whisked back to my youth when I see your scoots. Pretty impressive beasts to let you drop the motor, dis/reassemble it one day, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,462
Posted By theofam
I've been lurking since an early post in which I...

I've been lurking since an early post in which I shared an R12GS debacle during a trip in Alaska. I was well outside my warranty, but I sold it soon after returning as the bike and I had serious...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,235
Posted By theofam
Great start to a cool RR. Let's hear more!

Great start to a cool RR. Let's hear more!
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 1,320,312
Posted By theofam
You must have had the Tuscan wine gigglies when...

You must have had the Tuscan wine gigglies when writing the Italy/Bologna entry. You had me laughing on several occasions - the construction of intentionally leaning towers to crush invaders killed...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
An excellent response to a great question. Thanks...

An excellent response to a great question. Thanks for the traveller's perspective.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By theofam
This is a cool departure from the RRs typically...

This is a cool departure from the RRs typically found here. Tell us about the bike and your background - electrical engineer or are you just gifted?:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,779
Posted By theofam
That was a great write up! I've been lucky...

That was a great write up! I've been lucky enough to take a couple trips with my dad - they're highlights of my life's memories to this day!

I cringed when I saw you guys were heading up...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,878
Posted By theofam
Epic. Wow, thanks! You mentioned your Dad gave...

Epic. Wow, thanks! You mentioned your Dad gave you the Sportster. Both of my ride reports were of trips I made with my pops. Sounds like we're lucky guys to have motorcycle riding role models!
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,878
Posted By theofam
GB, you had me at "Scramster!" Subscribed. I...

GB, you had me at "Scramster!" Subscribed. I may need to start shopping bash plated for my Road Glide based on this RR!
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 135,462
Posted By theofam
I feel for you! My '08 GSA pooped the bed...

I feel for you! My '08 GSA pooped the bed outside Chitina, AK, on my six-week trip of a lifetime with my dad. I rented us a car for a week while the bike was down. We still had a blast road tripping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,687
Posted By theofam
I didn't see it mentioned above, so I'll throw it...

I didn't see it mentioned above, so I'll throw it out there. Check the kill switch and its wiring. I question if it's loose and grounding out under certain conditions (handlebar left, mostly).
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 176,198
Posted By theofam
Sean, Same goes for Denver. We'll put you...

Sean,

Same goes for Denver. We'll put you and the KLR up if you need to rest before attacking the Rockies!

Sean
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