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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
Ha! Dan & I were up at Bulcher today too.. just...

Ha! Dan & I were up at Bulcher today too.. just got home. He said Hi.
How did you like the WR250R for Colorado. A friend of mine lives up there and is looking for a DS bike. Did it have enough...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
They changed to a start/restart type format some...

They changed to a start/restart type format some years ago I am told. I've had people tell me about the clock/roll charts etc... but I have only done the start/restart type format.
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
Oh.. Wait a minute.... I know you Oliver. We...

Oh.. Wait a minute.... I know you Oliver. We rode Rocky Ridge together a few times a few years back. When you first got you 800GS. I was there when you broke the shift lever back in the Rock...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
Yes, That is Dan! Small World. I'll tell him...

Yes, That is Dan! Small World. I'll tell him you said hi. We are riding RRMT tomorrow (sense the Caney Creek Enduro was canceled).
84 min is Awesome! I finished 6th, but there were only 8...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
sorry, no photos.. just the helmet cam footage...

sorry, no photos.. just the helmet cam footage during the race, and some shots around the pit area/camp.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
yea... google maps is really horrible for routing...

yea... google maps is really horrible for routing purposes.... Hell, they can't get the names of the roads in the Dallas area right. I would need to get a good map and make sure I knew the road...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
After watching that Video, I definitely would not...

After watching that Video, I definitely would not want to ride on anything bigger than my DRZ, and not at night.... Hats off to the guys riding it on 990's! Looks like a great ride though, and the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
No, I've been up 149 from Lake City to 50 to...

No, I've been up 149 from Lake City to 50 to Gunnison. I just found a road in Google Maps that was called "George Bush Dr" - in google maps anyway, but you know how that is.... There were a bunch...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
That'd be a nice loop, and I wanted to add...

That'd be a nice loop, and I wanted to add Imogene in there somewhere, Last Dollar would be a nice bonus.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
Awesome Scenery is Awesome.... Does that just...

Awesome Scenery is Awesome....
Does that just go back to Crested Butte? I was kind of hoping to get back to Ouray, or somewhere close (Ridgeway maybe)
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
It looks to be overall rougher terrain than the...

It looks to be overall rougher terrain than the roads I've done in the San Juan's. I figured it would be tougher, but how much tougher than Black Bear or Poughkeepsie (not sure I spelled that...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
Other than it may be closed due to snow I don't. ...

Other than it may be closed due to snow I don't. I wont be on my KTM, but I did Black Bear on the DRZ pretty easily. Any other issues I need to know about?
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By em2
Yea, I personally enjoy the 30-40 min videos...

Yea, I personally enjoy the 30-40 min videos everyone makes of the whole race, but figured this format is better viewing for most people. Plus it kind fo highlights the different obstacles. Another...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
Thanks. It was one of the most beautiful places...

Thanks. It was one of the most beautiful places I've ridden.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 585
Posted By em2
Marble CO to Ouray CO

Planning a DS trip this summer. I've managed to find routes that is mostly off road from Ouray to Marble.
Ouray to Lake City via Engineer
Lake City to Gunnison via George Bush Dr (anyone have any...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By em2
2nd Enduro - TSCEC Concho

Here is the video from my 2nd Enduro - Loving this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvORzcySlMQ
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,086
Posted By em2
Looks awesome (other than the mud...) Is the...

Looks awesome (other than the mud...) Is the White Rim Trail the one that loops Canyonland National Park? I've thought about doing that, but deciding if I wanted to ride my GS out there and do it,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By em2
Yeah, I definitely learned a lot. I think it...

Yeah, I definitely learned a lot. I think it will be a while before I am competitive however.. My guess is that these guys have been riding since they were kids, I'm 53 and only bought my first...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,735
Posted By em2
PS... here is a video I did of my last trip to...

PS... here is a video I did of my last trip to Big Bend (not a bike trip...). About midway through is a little bit of Black Gap Road in my buddy's Ford F150. It should give you an idea of the Gap. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,735
Posted By em2
The River Road can be very sandy in spots, and...

The River Road can be very sandy in spots, and very muddy around Fresno Springs if there has been rain. Other than that it is the easiest back country road in BBNP (I'm not counting minor roads like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By em2
Yes, I was on the 200XC-W. Great bike for it,...

Yes, I was on the 200XC-W. Great bike for it, and even better in really tight trees. My goal was to finish... I did not care about where I placed as long as I finished. I was in the 50+ SC class,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By em2
West Texas Race/Adventure

I guess this does not technically constitute an “adventure ride” as it was my first Enduro race… but seeing as how I came in last place in my division (as fully expected..), it was more of a 53 mile...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By em2
San Juan Mini Adventure Ride

Took a few days last fall to ride the San Juan's in Colorado.
Trailered the bikes to Ouray, then rode from Ouray to Lake City via Engineer. Then rode from Lake City to Silverton via...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By em2
Thanks, I will

Thanks, I will
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By em2
okay, too the slave cylinder off... it was not...

okay, too the slave cylinder off... it was not difficult at all, other than getting your hands to where you could reach the bolts...
Everything turned okay, but the cylinder itself was VERY hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By em2
I checked the slave cylinder, and no signs of...

I checked the slave cylinder, and no signs of leakage. Level is okay, and no pressurization when removing the cap. A new slave cylinder is about $150.00, would hate to spend $150 on it, and it not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By em2
thanks, I'll check it out

thanks, I'll check it out
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By em2
clutch problem

I just completed about 1,500 miles to New Mexico and back.
after about 500-600 miles the first day, the clutch started acting up. Not activating and being able to downshift, up shift was okay. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,352
Posted By em2
Thanks!! these are great things to check. I have...

Thanks!! these are great things to check. I have a "feeling" it is the shock or fork springs. The bike has about 20K and the shocks/fork springs are all original equipment. I have ridden this bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,352
Posted By em2
it very well could be that the last shop I had...

it very well could be that the last shop I had mount the tire did not balance it properly. In fact they did not even change the weight on the front wheel. I have checked the wheel for true and it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,352
Posted By em2
I just bought a new front tire, should be here in...

I just bought a new front tire, should be here in a few days - I still have good life in th existing, but when I think back I first thought the wheel was out of true a little while after this tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,352
Posted By em2
yes, cross-spoked wheels. I thought that was it,...

yes, cross-spoked wheels. I thought that was it, but had the spokes check and the wheel checked for true. Of course that was at the dealership, not someone like Woodys. Having said that, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,352
Posted By em2
steering wobble

I have an 08 GS, about 20K miles. Recently I have noticed that the steering seems to be a little "wobbley" for lack of a better term. I dont notice it too much at high speeds but at low speeds or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,852
Posted By em2
you will be right in the middle of it then. all...

you will be right in the middle of it then. all of the FM roads east of there towards Muenster are pretty good rides. If you have a ds, check out Red River MC Trails in Bulcher - you can spend an...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,852
Posted By em2
+1 on Clarks Outpost. 121, just north of Clarks...

+1 on Clarks Outpost. 121, just north of Clarks is the best route back east.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-20-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,852
Posted By em2
another area to consider is the north texas hill...

another area to consider is the north texas hill country around Muenster, St Jo, Nacona, Montague etc... head north of McKinney on 455 towards Mantague and take just about any road towards St Jo or...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-16-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By em2
I usually have to work late during the week, but...

I usually have to work late during the week, but if I get a chance I will give you a call.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-15-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By em2
... I guess, maybe thats Cass....

... I guess, maybe thats Cass....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-15-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By em2
damn, I was just at Walmart too.... anyone know...

damn, I was just at Walmart too.... anyone know where the nearest Distric Forest Office is to Jonesboro?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-12-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,120
Posted By em2
thanks for the info. Glad to see there are some...

thanks for the info. Glad to see there are some NEA riders around, I know exactly where Goobertown and Newport are. I usually work until after 5 but I may be able to swing a Thursdays afternoon...
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