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Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,045
Posted By tootiredsteve
Listen up!

I had 42K on my last DR, a 2001- no problems but a bad 3'rd gear whine and potential tranny frag made it find a new home. 20K and a quiet gearbox- go for it!
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,230
Posted By tootiredsteve
Sell before its too late

Nobody told you about the sidestand:cry? sorry, you'll be crushed like a bug and the 3 stud r.wheel ? that was a weight saving design from Gaston Rahier's racebike- it fell off just as he crossed the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9,879
Views: 1,550,065
Posted By tootiredsteve
Me too, 6'2" and my 2007 seat was too low and the...

Me too, 6'2" and my 2007 seat was too low and the slope pushed me forward; so...tried some seat surgery- pull the staples, shaped a wedge of seat grade foam to level it back to front, fought like...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 45,392
Posted By tootiredsteve
It's more than just the ride

Thanks Dave for taking the time to stop and smell the flowers for us- Death Valley is alive ! Great RR and hope to make the DV noobs late this month.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,257
Posted By tootiredsteve
Back Pain!

My Versa-Haul is friggin heavy duty steel but no sway, it works great between my A-Liner trailer + the pick-up and no worries down the road. Whew, sure glad it didn't make a big groove/spark...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,716
Posted By tootiredsteve
Camp Verde

I like nearby Camp Verde - kinda sleepy, way less traffic, good FS campground about 5 miles S. on Hwy 260- close to the dirt rd. that leads to the river and Verde Hot Springs-sweet ride and soak!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-05-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
Gobi's

Still available- make an offer !
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 16,425
Posted By tootiredsteve
Off road only or plateable??

What will it take to make the 4 plateable??? looks like just the right hybrid enduro/trials/easy ride old folk ride. I e-mailed the Phoenix dealer for availability/price
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
Bump

GobiBump and pics are on PARTS forum, too
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-19-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
free West Slope delivery

Will deliver to W.Slope (G.J., Cortez) and local Utah on a warm day soon! These are top-loaders, would probably survive an RPG hit and say KTM in tasteful orange:wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
KTM H&B Gobi Panniers

KTM branded Gobi's, great shape, all latches/hinges a-ok, not stickered up:D, will fit any bike w/ Hepco Becker type racks. Came w/ my X-Country but using my soft bags. $250. pick-up in Moab or I'll...
Forum: Airheads 12-31-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,263
Posted By tootiredsteve
You might love all those bikes and the dreams...

You might love all those bikes and the dreams they whisper but they're only metal, plastic and will never love you back; sell them all except for that classic Mystic, put a 1000 bucks worth of...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,438
Posted By tootiredsteve
Buzzzzzz

I remember as a kid when the doc cut the plaster cast off my arm- cried and fussed till I realized my arm and skin was intact:D- I think this was the original multi tool. Dremel/Bosch makes a good...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,879
Views: 1,550,065
Posted By tootiredsteve
New old X vs. ex X

Terry- I sold my '08 in a weak moment (and to make a grand profit:evil) this summer. It only took 2 months on a KLR to start wishing for another X- an '07 w/ ABS and the real Rotax. Found one last...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9,879
Views: 1,550,065
Posted By tootiredsteve
Gobi's on X

Hey leafman, recently acquired an '07 X Cty w/ H&B racks and H&B Gobi KTM branded bags. These bags look hell for stout but look a bit bulky and are heavy; (my last X, an '08 non ABS Loncin motor had...
Forum: The Garage 12-13-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,119
Posted By tootiredsteve
Webs will be stronger but run a couple beads of...

Webs will be stronger but run a couple beads of PL400 either way for a solid bond between the fur strip and block
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,474
Posted By tootiredsteve
Yeah- it was a natural rockfall on Nov. 18th -...

Yeah- it was a natural rockfall on Nov. 18th - big white streak even visible from town. I believe the tailings train is still shutdown while they're cleaning up the debris at the tunnel's portal....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-09-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 235,325
Posted By tootiredsteve
You didn't have to wait so long...

the modern Italian 650 Scrambler has been available since 2007- I've got one in my garage right now :eek1! 53 hp, 70 mpg, 353 lbs. F.I., ABS, Marzochhi fork, Brembo's, bulletproof Austrian engine and...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 100,758
Posted By tootiredsteve
Damn hippies

Thanks for the post, Don! I want my Sherpa, longhair and 42 years back:D
Forum: Trials 12-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 100,758
Posted By tootiredsteve
Vintage Pic- Help Post

Cleaning out some boxes and found me and the Sammy Miller T circa 1973 in Spokane, WA- wanna help post this goofy pic w/ vintage Bultaco cap and Greeves jersey ?? e-mail is sgrahmoab@yahoo.com
Forum: Canada 11-22-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,080
Posted By tootiredsteve
If you're not trying to kill your friends, at...

If you're not trying to kill your friends, at least make it a KLR 250 :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,825
Posted By tootiredsteve
Jeez, is this a "loud mouth's, saves lives"...

Jeez, is this a "loud mouth's, saves lives" biker's forum? We all need to share the public lands and tolerate multiple use. The BLM folks on the ground I know in Moab have to deal with industrial ORV...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22,600
Views: 2,237,285
Posted By tootiredsteve
West Yellowstone BRRR...

Long shot request- Anybody heading to W. Yellowstone:eek1 that could haul a bike back south? Just bought Ice Box's X-Country and trying to get it back to Moab an easier way. Thanks 'tards. Steve
Forum: Equipment 11-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,058
Posted By tootiredsteve
motoin.de

Just used Motoin.de to purchase a Caberg HyperX helmet. They offered UPS but went w/ DHL to USPS. Great service w/ e-mail updates and tracking # for DHL and USPS. Only 11 days, no customs delays or...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 89,185
Posted By tootiredsteve
Moab City Market shady sidewalk scene

As I was setting up the fall pledge drive table (KZMU Community Radio) in front of Moab's City Market this morning, there was Shannon trying to hook up w/ Starbuck's wi-fi and fiddling w/ a drone of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13,082
Views: 1,776,482
Posted By tootiredsteve
West Slope CL 07 KLR 650

This is a find because of its condition and farkles- 2007 KLR 14K $2700. for inmates and I'll throw in the new Ortlieb Moto roll-top bags and a like new Wolfman Enduro tankbag. Moab KLR Fred sez its...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16,778
Views: 1,928,160
Posted By tootiredsteve
UFO low fender

Just a big thanks to dstriffler for the UFO low Superbike fender! these are hard to find and a pain in the ass to install but it's... pretty, sleek and no longer a wind-grabbing sail like the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
MotoBike Rack for 2" reciever hitch- STOUT !

Looks like a VersaHaul VH-55 -single rail (room for 2 rails) w/ ramp. Came w/ the KLR I bought in G. Junction- have a trailer already. It hauled Ms. Piggy home easy on my old Tundra- should be good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
p.m.

P.M. to you- the KLR (Ms piggy needs some lipstick!)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
Lemond

Still got the skinny bike ? pm to you
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
Bump

P.M. to you and might have a DR650 project available.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
Wtb- raftable trailer

Looking for a trailer- 5'x8' or so- best flat or 3 rail/utility that I could turn into a raft hauler- project ? sure; cheap ? :deal close to Moab ? outstanding ! moto's gone, play'in in the river.
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,291
Views: 307,041
Posted By tootiredsteve
V7 Classic and a tall rider. Oil and water?

Contemplating a 2011 v7 Classic- I'm 6'1" and normally ride taller upright thumper dual-sports. Will the Guzzi work with peg work, seat padding, bar risers. Last MG's I rode were 850 Eldorados CA Hwy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16,431
Views: 2,623,210
Posted By tootiredsteve
p.m. to you- how about a trade?

p.m. to you- how about a trade?
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,355
Posted By tootiredsteve
Yellowstone Gloves

We carry ( ACE Hardware in Moab, UT) a great elkskin glove made by Yellowstone Glove Co.(good website)- I believe they still sew and wholesale them out of Idaho Falls, ID The 549-E retails for $28.95...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,879
Views: 1,550,065
Posted By tootiredsteve
Help with pics

I just posted my '08 x-cty on BIKES (a sad day:cry) and if a tech-savvy inmate could help me with posting pics.... PICS POSTED BIKES post #5
Forum: Americas 05-02-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By tootiredsteve
After the "Rocky Mtn. High" of the Million Dollar...

After the "Rocky Mtn. High" of the Million Dollar Hwy. between Durango and Silverton, slide into the waters of Orvis Hot Springs at Ridgeway or Trimble Hot Springs a few miles N. of Durango- nice...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By tootiredsteve
KZMU Moab Public Radio- Give a little love!

Moab- yeah... moto heaven-WRT, Lockhart Basin, Poison Spider, Slickrock, La Sal Loop rd but there's more to Moab:ear. Yes, grassroots public radio-KZMU- 90.1 + 106.7 FM or live on the web at KZMU.org...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22,600
Views: 2,237,285
Posted By tootiredsteve
Out of gas-Potash Rd. Moab

Just a big thanks to warp9man and his 2 pals on KTM's this a.m. Sunday. They saved me and my no spare fuel-canned X-country a hike and hitch and no pity look from my wife:D. Take care, brothers and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By tootiredsteve
Yucca Valley inmate! How about "safe" Sachs?

:evil Safe Sachs ??? I need your help in YV to check out a 45 year old Sachs 125 MX I'm looking to buy. I had a late '60's Sachs 100 desert sled w/ Preston Petty's and the awesome Curnutt shocks...
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