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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:33 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Agree, rocking it. Sweet!!!

Agree, rocking it. Sweet!!!
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 46,286
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Posted By rhollamby
X2. Great bike to buy used.

X2. Great bike to buy used.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 10:04 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Thanks for the input. Need to finish insulating...

Thanks for the input. Need to finish insulating the garage before the heat is turned on out there.
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11,418
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Posted By rhollamby
Yeah some folks claim they run gear with no...

Yeah some folks claim they run gear with no issues, but after some calculations it seems the xt is very limited in extra electric output. I would love to run a heated jacket full time on it, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 10:53 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
X2 very similar numbers on my end. 20k+ miles...

X2 very similar numbers on my end. 20k+ miles also.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 81,567
Posted By rhollamby
I guess I'm a little in the minority ....I think...

I guess I'm a little in the minority ....I think you can do it if and a big if, the weather is semi-dry. There are some tough sections for two up here and there but if you are a good rider and have a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,200
Posted By rhollamby
x2

x2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-02-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,200
Posted By rhollamby
Is it 690 power... No. Will it work just...

Is it 690 power... No.
Will it work just fine... Yes

I've had mine above 12,000 a lot and no issues. I am about 170 lbs, so a little under you but don't see issues. I take camping gear often and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,588
Posted By rhollamby
I haven't had issues with century link, I prefer...

I haven't had issues with century link, I prefer them 10 fold over Comcast. I only use Internet, then rabbit ears and Chromecast.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,884
Views: 316,247
Posted By rhollamby
X2, top of the line stuff.

X2, top of the line stuff.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,680
Posted By rhollamby
out of curiosity, and not trying to derail the...

out of curiosity, and not trying to derail the thread... What type of gis business will this company mainly do? Contract work with private or government sector?
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 10:05 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
I'm in the springs and commuted daily to work...

I'm in the springs and commuted daily to work last year on the wr. Agree, totally doable in colorado. Certainly helps having the big alternator for the heated gear.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 10:01 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
I do the same exact thing. Shut off fuel about...

I do the same exact thing. Shut off fuel about 1/4 mile from my house. This makes starting aftering sitting for a while a non issue.

Been running the heck out of the xt past couple months. Put...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12,907
Views: 659,876
Posted By rhollamby
Ha the KTM guys couldn't carry the camping gear,...

Ha the KTM guys couldn't carry the camping gear, because they'd need to carry oil....then the subframe would be maxed out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 09:09 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
That has been my experience also. Don't like my...

That has been my experience also. Don't like my mt21 front on sandy stuff.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By rhollamby
Two awesome mountains. I've climbed all 58 14ers...

Two awesome mountains. I've climbed all 58 14ers (many multiple times) and those two mountains are in my top 10 for views.

Won't necessarily need winter gear yet, but certainly getting close. Use...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By rhollamby
I guess to add to the thread some..... I'd leave...

I guess to add to the thread some..... I'd leave all power stuff alone and stick with changing the gearing if ya need it. I personally wouldn't have the wr if I was stuck at stock gearing 12/50 like...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
Ha, I bet just having the brake pad the right way...

Ha, I bet just having the brake pad the right way made a huge difference. I wish the xt had a rear disk, not a fan of the drum.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By rhollamby
I've broke two hand guards (mounted in the end of...

I've broke two hand guards (mounted in the end of bars) and never bent the stock bars from repeatly hitting the dirt. Just FYI
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11,418
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Posted By rhollamby
Just curious, what pressure? This is the only...

Just curious, what pressure? This is the only bike i don't have rim locks on because the wife doesn't ride it that hard in the dirt. But I seldom drop herressure below 12-15 on the trail. You below...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11,418
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Posted By rhollamby
The xt is leaned out for starting a ride at...

The xt is leaned out for starting a ride at 7,000ish ft and maintain rising up to 11-12,000 ft consistently. Only go up to 13,000 every so often so not worried about that to much. So when the cold...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By rhollamby
So the cold weather is crepping in here. Thinking...

So the cold weather is crepping in here. Thinking about changing the jetting this winter. Anyone adjust carbs for colder winter weather?
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11,418
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Posted By rhollamby
Running rotella in her, cheap and buy it in bulk...

Running rotella in her, cheap and buy it in bulk for my diesel.

I'm riding at 65 (71 ish on speedometer) each day, 30ish miles, then more miles but under 65mph. Oil filter cleaned each time...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 81,567
Posted By rhollamby
We had trouble on the same exact hill last year...

We had trouble on the same exact hill last year in October. That hill was supper slippery, a type of slippery you can't explain. Worse than ice.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11,418
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Posted By rhollamby
Can someone verify the count of zerk fittings?...

Can someone verify the count of zerk fittings? Always feel like I'm missing one.

I'm finding oil changes every 1,000 miles works well. I'm putting roughly 1,000 miles every 3 weeks on the xt,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2014, 06:06 PM
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Views: 1,731,541
Posted By rhollamby
Completely agree. Sooo easy on drivetrain...

Completely agree. Sooo easy on drivetrain features, benefit of low hp. Tires on this thing don't wear out. Have a set of t63s with over 6,000 miles and still lots of road miles left on them, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-29-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,760
Posted By rhollamby
:huh. (I appreciate when folks stand up for...

:huh. (I appreciate when folks stand up for riding rights)

Anyone heading up pipeline this weekend?
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46,286
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Posted By rhollamby
Those bikes would sell for $300 to $400 more in...

Those bikes would sell for $300 to $400 more in Colorado as they sit.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,760
Posted By rhollamby
OK who was on the KTM at the gate opening...

OK who was on the KTM at the gate opening tonight? I like seeing the wheelie on the news.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11,418
Views: 1,731,541
Posted By rhollamby
Yup pulled the grease gun tip and snap.

Yup pulled the grease gun tip and snap.
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11,418
Views: 1,731,541
Posted By rhollamby
Hey guys, I sanpped off one of the angled...

Hey guys,

I sanpped off one of the angled zerk fittings ....don't ask:baldy..... Where is the beat place to start looking local for one?

Anyone know the thread size?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By rhollamby
Slight kink in your chain someplace I bet. Just...

Slight kink in your chain someplace I bet. Just ever so slight of a sticky link will do it.

Just replaced a slider with 18,000 miles on it. It had about 20% left but I didn't want to take a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,746
Posted By rhollamby
Wr250r motor is extremely smooth. Sure the...

Wr250r motor is extremely smooth. Sure the suspension could be harsh if not adjusted. Of the 250 class though, most adjustable suspension available.

I should add that the xt250 has very smooth...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 20,780
Posted By rhollamby
Wow, what a jerk. I'll write up the next...

Wow, what a jerk.

I'll write up the next couple emails, who is next on the list? The sponser contacts is a good idea.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-31-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,206
Posted By rhollamby
Be ready for rain. The monsoon is hot and heavy...

Be ready for rain. The monsoon is hot and heavy right now. Very heavy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By rhollamby
Was just over it two days ago. Clear and no...

Was just over it two days ago.

Clear and no issues with that bike if ya have a little experience in the dirt.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 17,790
Posted By rhollamby
This may be dumb question. I didn't see a cost...

This may be dumb question. I didn't see a cost per person...assuming there is one with all the food.... Right?

New to this ride, looked through the past and didn't see anything.

Ryan
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 46,286
Views: 9,271,323
Posted By rhollamby
+1

+1
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11,418
Views: 1,731,541
Posted By rhollamby
The z on that mountain side is so identifiable,...

The z on that mountain side is so identifiable, nice to see the xt at high elevation Iin Colorado.

Great pics.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 81,567
Posted By rhollamby
No, not that I know of. All legal for plated...

No, not that I know of. All legal for plated vehicles.

It's if you venture off the standard COBRD that you probably need your sticker. The majority of trails (not logging/fire roads), you need a...
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