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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
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: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
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: 583
Views: 139,519
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: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
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: 6,861
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: 8,925
Views: 1,297,364
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: 971
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: 169
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: 21,935
Views: 1,944,991
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: 160
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...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,364
Posted By tootiredsteve
Abs

I agree- the rear speedo ring sorta looks like its ABS related. Its gotta have the front ring, sensor and the magic red ABS switch on the left grip side. How about an 08 X-Country 4800 miles, nearly...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
Posted By tootiredsteve
Textile Pants- Icon Brawnson

Like new Icon Brawnson overpants: 32-33" waist 33-34"inseam. Cordura/Kevlar and bad in black- CE knee pads, lined, sorta jean style. Pictures on KSL classifieds m/c gear or e-mail or help post pic...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,418
Posted By tootiredsteve
Versa-Haul VH-55 RO For Sale

Just caught the carrier thread- I've got a like new VH-55 w/ ramp and good-used straps that I won't be using (came w/ an X-Country I bought this fall). You can have it for $250. picked up in Moab....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,001
Posted By tootiredsteve
Camp Verde

Hey Ned, thanks for the Camp Verde update. I spent a fall/winter in and around CV in 1970 (Jerome, Sycamore Cyn and Verde Hot Springs) when the hair was longer and 30 was old:D! How's the summer...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,001
Posted By tootiredsteve
ReLocate to Camp Verde

My wife and I are heading down to the Camp Verde area next weekend to camp + check out homes for a possible move (after the last 24 years in Moab were ready to escape the industrial tourism and too...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,825
Posted By tootiredsteve
PM to you

Thanks MKJ and Vaya con Dios! -P.M. to you w/ plans for Bahia de los Angeles soon.
Forum: Airheads 11-30-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,628
Posted By tootiredsteve
G/s

Buy it just for the education of experiencing an airhead legend- sure the brakes are weak, the forks mushy, the pushrod tubes weep and you'll bang your shins on the carbs out in the dirt ... just put...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,486
Posted By tootiredsteve
Puke Slimed!

Not so strange but most ugly was a central Nevada state hwy on the way to the BMW National rally in Redmond, OR. Picture an un-windscreened R80gs and open faced helmet rider with a mile long swarm of...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By tootiredsteve
An x-country for old men!

I had an '01 Dakar and felt it was too heavy with a high c.g. The stock suspension and brakes were only ok, too. So, I sold the dakar, rode a few WeeStroms which I really liked (smooth as buttah) but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
Posted By tootiredsteve
Cry FREE Modular Helmet in Moab

I can't seem to sell this Vega Summit XPV size lg. white flip-up helmet w/ bag in very good condition, so... first inmate that wants it and can pick it up in Moab -IT'S YOURS if... you bring me a 12...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,364
Posted By tootiredsteve
Tankbag

Pending payment, the tankbag is headed to Rosa-Brazil!
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8,925
Views: 1,297,364
Posted By tootiredsteve
New to me '08 X Country

3 weeks on the X bike and I think it beats my old '01 f650 Dakar fair and square! Lighter, lower c.g., better stability in crosswinds and fast 18 wheelers, better gas mileage and I'm ok with the 175...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
Posted By tootiredsteve
Wanted: House rental GRD JCT, Fruita or For Sale home

Relocating to West Slope-Grand Jct.-need rental while house search'in and while selling Moab home. 62 Y.O. retired couple (your best renters ever!) Steve and Donna 435-259-2514
Forum: Europe 01-13-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By tootiredsteve
TRADE MOAB for IRELAND !

Hello, the wife, her fiddle and I will be in Ireland mid May till mid June. We're looking for a possible house swap /lodging near Ennis for the Fleadh Nua festival and Connemara, Dingle areas ending...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By tootiredsteve
Rides

Nice ride if you're up in the Park would be the Shadow Mtn road(Forest Service). just 4 miles E. of Moose and N. of Kelly Warm Springs. Give my best to Les Trois Tetons, pilgrim!
Forum: The Garage 07-22-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,943
Posted By tootiredsteve
Pissed Yeah, the 80% humidity we've had in Moab, too...

Yeah, the 80% humidity we've had in Moab, too eliminates most of the gain from your swamper. Troubleshoot the supply line then try a larger capacity pump- minimum 5500, better 7500 model and open up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14,505
Views: 2,106,813
Posted By tootiredsteve
T100 Topper and bed liner-will fit Tundra, too

SOLD I've got a better than decent Toyota T100 shell and bed liner to pass on... found a pop-up for the old beast so the topper and bed liner are yours for $200. These also fit the early Tundra...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By tootiredsteve
Easy fix

Jay and I soaked up the oil in the airbox, soap and hot watered the filter and air dried. Its time for fresh oil, luckily wasn't locked and w/ a cloud of blue smoke the Wee should be on the road......
Forum: Beasts 05-29-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By tootiredsteve
If you can catch a ride for you and the Wee you'd...

If you can catch a ride for you and the Wee you'd be welcome to garage space and tools in Moab (1 1/2 hrs. N on Hwy 191). Good luck - Steve sgrahmoab@yahoo.com or 435-259-2514
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 150,593
Posted By tootiredsteve
I"M IN and appreciate the reminder, Lovin' it. I...

I"M IN and appreciate the reminder, Lovin' it. I get to ride thru hopefully only scattered showers from Caldwell, ID to Moab next week on a new to me '03 experienced DR650 (thanks Timmy the Tooter)....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By tootiredsteve
DR650se needs a ride- Boise area to MOAB

Wet/snowy weather is not looking good for my fly+ride so... plan B is seeing if any PNW ADV'ers heading to Salt Lake/Moab with bike space and on their way thru Boise/Caldwell- gas money and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,376
Views: 725,772
Posted By tootiredsteve
BOISE area riders- HEADING to MOAB ?

I just bought Timmy the Tooter's DR650 (Caldwell area) and if you're heading to Moab and have room for a bike ?... or a ride from Moab to Boise for me/gear and I'll slab it home on the new Suzy....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-03-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By tootiredsteve
Question Ride Needed for Toyota bumper to Moab!

I'm trying to arrange a ride for a T100 bumper- Boulder to Moab. Ron Coleman of Western DS Adventures has it and my poor Toyota would thank you so very much. Beer, gas money, Milt's chile...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 52,802
Posted By tootiredsteve
Tenderfoot

++ right on w/ the sizing- my Pro Tech's are size 11/46 and fit like a perfect 12. Great boots except for a crease on top of my ankle bone- I'll have to tenderize it with a ball peen and oil; not my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,172
Posted By tootiredsteve
Japan is in my prayers

I still can't believe I just bought the bike I considered a dual sport joke, the equivalent of my "cold war" CZ mx'er- heavy, soggy suspension but torquey like a TroyBilt rototiller. $1200. on...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-19-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,982
Posted By tootiredsteve
Karma Repair Kit- Steps #1 thru 4- courtesy...

Karma Repair Kit- Steps #1 thru 4- courtesy Richard Brautigan

1. Get enough food to eat and eat it

2. Find a place to sleep where it's quiet and sleep there

3. Reduce all intellectual and...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By tootiredsteve
Reality check

When you said you had an Indian question, my mind raced to imagine a Scout 45" hidden away in the hay barn, not seen for 70 years and I clicked the link to that P.O.S. and the dream died....
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24,957
Views: 2,975,818
Posted By tootiredsteve
Yeah Gary, your black/white grounds the...

Yeah Gary, your black/white grounds the taillight. Check the turn signal harness under the fender for damage and the switch for obvious loose/pulled out wires. Get a 12v test lamp w/ a sharp tip and...
Forum: Europe 12-26-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,827
Posted By tootiredsteve
house exchange-Ireland for MOAB, Utah!

Howdy mates, My wife and I are planning an Irish trip late summer-early fall 2011. Any thoughts, ideas, help or interest in a Moab, UT, USA (Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, White Rim Trail,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By tootiredsteve
Grandma's house

visited my grandparents there in 1950- 3 months old, cool looking DC3 airplane, LA to Toledo- my only time there. The family house sat on the bank of the Maumee river- from the pictures, big place w/...
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