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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,185
Posted By Nailhead
She opened up for about a week last winter during...

She opened up for about a week last winter during late elk season, IIRC.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 12:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,185
Posted By Nailhead
Fixed. They do this. It's not real amusing...

Fixed.

They do this. It's not real amusing in a vehicle, and terrifying on a bike.

I have actually encouraged all my friends to put in for antelope tags at one time or another, and get out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 12:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,185
Posted By Nailhead
Actually, that isn't entirely true: while there...

Actually, that isn't entirely true: while there aren't many dedicated ORV trails to get your single-track rocks off (or, really...any, that I know of), there are county & FS roads all through the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,715
Posted By Nailhead
Can a 950 be a Collector's Item?

I'd bet the one Jimmy Lewis owns is a slam-dunk in the category: in addition to its ownership provenance, it is the first one imported into the US.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,597
Posted By Nailhead
I've been on ADV for a long time, and have come...

I've been on ADV for a long time, and have come to value it and its sub-fora for what I can learn about a variety of vehicles, destinations, techniques, foods, etc.

I gave up posting in Airheads...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-01-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,162
Posted By Nailhead
I don't really know any trails that aren't...

I don't really know any trails that aren't covered with snow right now, but I can help you out with maintenance/repair. And there's always beer-drinking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,624
Posted By Nailhead
Mine folds down toward the rear quite nicely....

Mine folds down toward the rear quite nicely. :dunno

It's taken at least one hit hard enough to dent it, so 4mm wouldn't work for me.

Good price on that eBay one, though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nailhead
That corroborates what my SOTP dyno tells me.

That corroborates what my SOTP dyno tells me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,719
Posted By Nailhead
Thank you for the subdivision-- so much easier to...

Thank you for the subdivision-- so much easier to browse for us Olde Tyme Adventure owners.

:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-23-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,526
Posted By Nailhead
This is the first I've heard of this issue. ...

This is the first I've heard of this issue.

Is this something that happens suddenly enough to leave you stranded somewhere?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,494
Posted By Nailhead
I might have to do that. My 50th birthday is the...

I might have to do that. My 50th birthday is the next day-- get the bender started early. :freaky

That deck/backyard looks a little too nice for the likes of me, though.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Nailhead
I think I'm out for the 27th, Duck-- I''ve tried...

I think I'm out for the 27th, Duck-- I''ve tried & tried justifying further procrastination getting my WY house ready to rent (summer comes once a year, YOLO, etc.), but I can't do it; I have to get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Nailhead
Thank you. I'll keep you posted.

Thank you. I'll keep you posted.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Nailhead
That part I DO remember: which end the boom comes...

That part I DO remember: which end the boom comes from.

My memory has gotten so horrible in the last couple years that, though I have been to Colorado Clays a few times in the last few years, I...
Forum: Airheads 09-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,256
Posted By Nailhead
So who was on the Flying Blood Clot RS I saw WB...

So who was on the Flying Blood Clot RS I saw WB on the Diagonal a week & a half or so ago? :ear

Signed,

White RS
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,150
Posted By Nailhead
Indeed.:bow

Indeed.:bow
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Nailhead
Hmm...might be down for the 27th-- gotta check...

Hmm...might be down for the 27th-- gotta check scheduling. I might also need a remedial-- I can't even remember how my shotgun operates. :baldy
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,210
Posted By Nailhead
Those Weller guns don't work worth a damn unless...

Those Weller guns don't work worth a damn unless the nuts securing the tip are tight. They may not appear loose, but tighten 'em anyway. Chances are real good that'll make that gun work much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By Nailhead
Oh ok, the photo & lack of sleep threw me.

Oh ok, the photo & lack of sleep threw me.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Nailhead
I can't speak to differences within the 990 model...

I can't speak to differences within the 990 model run (though I would imagine a 990 wheel is a 990 wheel), but I bought a set of 950 wheels from an inmate and had to buy 990 brake rotors (all three),...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Finding the time seems to hardest part, IMHO.

Finding the time seems to hardest part, IMHO.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By Nailhead
How on earth did you manage to push a 990 across...

How on earth did you manage to push a 990 across a creek? Mine's enough of a job to push around a gravel driveway. I'm really out of shape, I guess.

Nice report, BTW.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,101
Posted By Nailhead
Where is Performance Cycle? I'd like to check it...

Where is Performance Cycle? I'd like to check it out.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By Nailhead
I have a Milwaukee inspection camera with a 6' or...

I have a Milwaukee inspection camera with a 6' or 8' extension (can't remember which), if that'll do you any good. It has about a 30" reach without the above, and the end is about 5/8" in diameter....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Nailhead
Sounds good. I probably would have bit on that a...

Sounds good. I probably would have bit on that a month ago.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,382
Posted By Nailhead
This issue didn't really engage me until I saw...

This issue didn't really engage me until I saw this. This makes perfect sense.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
I would think it'd work fine: 1000(ish)cc's is...

I would think it'd work fine: 1000(ish)cc's is 1000(ish)cc's, after all.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
I really appreciate the offer, but I think I'm...

I really appreciate the offer, but I think I'm going to pursue some other options that may be less sonically uncertain, if that makes any sense (see above).

Helmets & silencers must be the most...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
After reading wisdom of the collective and doing...

After reading wisdom of the collective and doing some chin scratching, this is what I've decided to do: investigate local options for having this Remus repacked, or otherwise modified to minimize its...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-01-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,382
Posted By Nailhead
Old's Cool already?? First, the music I love...

Old's Cool already??

First, the music I love becomes "Classic Rock", and now this...:gerg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-30-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,896
Posted By Nailhead
Meanwhile, put that single malt to good use....

Meanwhile, put that single malt to good use. :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
I've got a perfectly serviceable y-pipe, so I see...

I've got a perfectly serviceable y-pipe, so I see no reason to replace that.

Nice system, though.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-30-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Agreed-- very picturesque. :thumb

Agreed-- very picturesque. :thumb
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Alrighty, a baseline. Or whatever the applicable...

Alrighty, a baseline. Or whatever the applicable term might be.

I have a dB meter app on my phone with which I will test that Remus after work.

Cool, thanks.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,302
Posted By Nailhead
THIS^^, only I hang my lid on the end of the...

THIS^^, only I hang my lid on the end of the handlebar.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Got it. I excitedly followed their listing from...

Got it. I excitedly followed their listing from Google, and only after looking at the Wings product description did I figure out they were out of Canada, with all the complication a purchase there...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Folknride's post brings up an issue that may make...

Folknride's post brings up an issue that may make this thread and this inquiry untenable: that of subjectivity. What "sounds great" to one person may well sound like shit to another, and how do you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
Who is the Kamloops Guy, and does he ship to the...

Who is the Kamloops Guy, and does he ship to the US?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Nailhead
After relocating, with tools in various boxes in...

After relocating, with tools in various boxes in a garage with no electrical outlets and hence no way to use my welder, I'm restricted to plug-&-play for the foreseeable future. I should have...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,896
Posted By Nailhead
Kevin, that might be the first new set of skins...

Kevin, that might be the first new set of skins that bike has had since your parents were born.

Thank you, by the way.
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