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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By icebox
snow, or snowless

Due to lack of new snow snowmobiles are no longer allowed on the West side, the road was graded and opened to concessionairs wheeled vehicles. Oversnow from Madison Jct. or Old Faithfull to South or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By icebox
snow

Not in the snowmobile business here, have a fabrication shop. The snow in town and below 7000 feet is thin, and wet during the day and icy at night. Snow above 9000 is about normal or slightly above...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-09-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By icebox
wet

Very wet right now, snow is adding up above 9000' in town is slop. Due to change in a few days with cooler weather.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,183
Posted By icebox
"Charlie"

we are all Charlie

my best regards to you and France. These Bastards shall not win.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,366
Posted By icebox
Snap On

Snap On has one, comes in the kit of 3/8" drive torx bits. Nice pretty gold colored plating. Makes them worth a LOT more. And they are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,540
Posted By icebox
posts

this pissing match might go as far as the bicycle thread.:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 11-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,329
Posted By icebox
kdx

Beat the crap out of it, neglect it, and it will come back for more, plus cheap. KDX 220, one of the last years. Nowhere near the bike a KTM is, but really tough. Easy to plate up here, not sure...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,167
Posted By icebox
sweeping

Hate to tell ya, but have never seen or even heard of MDOT sweeping the Beartooth. There is always sand up there, traffic does most of the clearing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-03-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,183
Posted By icebox
Yellowstone

http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/Yellowstone-today/i-JmJNFMF/0/L/DSC_0640-L.jpg

Yellowstone on Halloween, with MTGrrl on her 658 and my new to me Trophy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,272
Posted By icebox
Question

To answer the OP's question. To damn far away and very inconvenient. Interest on and off, but a days ride to get there,a day for AR course, and anothe rday to get home shhots one of the few weekends...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-27-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By icebox
Overthinking

Not overthinking this at all. Lot's of folks have had the clogged injector problem. Many have been towed, or ground there battery and starter down or worse yet waited days for a dealer to clear the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By icebox
Injectors,

Dealer is a four hour drive soo... Once the bike woudn't start, and popped on ether knew it was fuel and most likely injectors. Bike was from Memphis TN and lot's more ethanol back there than here....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,979
Posted By icebox
Quads

If there get to be too many of them on the streets it is only a question of time before somebody starts requiring

Road standard, ie EPA, emmisions compliance, CAT and all

Safety standards...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By icebox
injectors

Did tap diectly next to the injectors, both with a wooden drift (butt end of a 16 0z ball pein hammer) and then with an aluminum drift for more shock. Wouldn't budge, no fuel. The fuel pressure line...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By icebox
F800 fuel lock

Recently bought a F800, only 840 miles on it, and it was delivered yesterday late. Always like the white and blue.

http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-Kvcr6sk/0/M/IMG_5096-M.jpg

Bike was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,598
Posted By icebox
colors

Looks like you should have got brown rims :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,151
Posted By icebox
Backyards

Great trip, gawd I hate mud. Funny looking at pictures of your backyard you drive by every day (Yellowstone). FYI, its Lewis Lake. Lots of stuff out here is Lewis or Clark, two guys who were some of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,337
Posted By icebox
ice

The only way 2 wheels works on ice and snow is if you have good continious snowpack. You can than run full studs, and it is fun then. Other than that you will crash/fall. Almost unavoidable. I used...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,073
Posted By icebox
Torque

If you like your torque wrench you really should use something else for a breaker bar. FYI is all. Most mechanics keep those in a box in a special drawer and only use them for final torque. Then back...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7,976
Views: 2,728,183
Posted By icebox
fuzzy

waza matter? the backgrounds all fuzzy...:wink: jealous of you f2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,401
Posted By icebox
sure death

Car tire , oh no. ABS TOO? for sure, no way to avoid death and destruction.

Car tire and ABS, no way to stop!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 113,922
Posted By icebox
Missoula

Posted this question up with the Lolo crowd, figured I would add it here as well. MTGrrl and I are headed up to Alberton on Saturday. Need some easy dirt and this loop looked promising.

Got some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By icebox
Park Tours

Park tours are limited to the companies that have permits. Two Top does a good job. Will try and add a link later. Mountain tours outside the park can be done by anyone with a outfitters liscence....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-01-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 104,660
Posted By icebox
Petty creek rd.

Got some time to kill before a wedding on Saturday in Alberton.

Anybody loop the Petty Cr. RD to Lolo Hotsprings and back the Fish Creeek Rd? Any gas down there? Looks like big improved gravel...
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,492
Posted By icebox
Charges

This really sucks right now. My SO was wacked by a very similar driving mistake. See Worst Post of my Life below. I dealt with the Montana Highway Patrol for her family. Someone on your end will have...
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,492
Posted By icebox
Sorry

So sorry, so unfair and just rips you up inside. All the best.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 18,633
Posted By icebox
Klim

Klimb, had it wrong for a while. And drive by their HQ once a week. What I struggle with is their prices, ouch. That cheap Revit stuff goes on sale once in a while, and kills bugs just fine.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 116,682
Posted By icebox
400 lbs.

Not a chance it will be 400 pounds. The street bike is 400 now. Add, more gas, 20 lbs. radiator and engine protection and a small fairing, another 20. Tougher rear subframe made for luggage, another...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,904
Posted By icebox
Tough break

Hope you heal well and quickly,

Don't ride in groups often, but hand signals for a change of behavior works pretty well. I almost always signal both with my hand and or blinkers when I have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-01-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 126,878
Posted By icebox
pretty classy first post, but isn't using B&W...

pretty classy first post, but isn't using B&W film cheating? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25,958
Views: 4,644,887
Posted By icebox
Used compressed air and carb cleaner, carb...

Used compressed air and carb cleaner, carb cleaner goes right through the pilot jet, as well as compresed air. Used Stabil over the winter. As long as the bowl was off might as well remove the main....
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25,958
Views: 4,644,887
Posted By icebox
Pilot lean

DRZ SM sat most of the winter, won't run without the choke on. Very lean off idle. Rotated the carb and cleaned, jets were not dirty or plugged, both main and pilot, still acts like it has a air...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,650
Posted By icebox
sorry

Loss of life is a tough thing, and I am reallly sorry for your loss and your buddies family. About 10 months ago my SO was hit by a left turning car, she lived but is still recovering. Just before...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9,652
Views: 1,493,248
Posted By icebox
shock

Anyone have a shock off the yellow "low" bike to sell. A bit stove up right now and would like to lower my black bike for a bit.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 1,830,398
Posted By icebox
could have shot at f22 and my eyes would have...

could have shot at f22 and my eyes would have been in the same place :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 419,423
Posted By icebox
Ahh, to be so young. Mr. Weasel you win, for now....

Ahh, to be so young. Mr. Weasel you win, for now. My parents also taught me manners, and perchance a bit of patience. Tis a rude and selfish world we live in, on that I would agree. But if you let it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 419,423
Posted By icebox
Not confused, tolerant, well, but older, and grew...

Not confused, tolerant, well, but older, and grew up with yankees who thought they were proper. Cannot imagine how much fun it must be to live life pissed off at almost everyone. Hope a lorry doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7,433
Views: 419,423
Posted By icebox
Must be so very nice to be perfect, British...

Must be so very nice to be perfect, British perhaps? Or maybe private New England boarding school?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15,956
Views: 2,504,000
Posted By icebox
Cheap Beta

Took this 95 Techno in a few years ago when a freind needed some Christmas money for his kids. Runs, but to rich up here at 7000'. Added a new tire to the front. Needs some TLC, decent kill switch, a...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 73,077
Posted By icebox
sorry

Aw shit, I am so sorry. Went through something similar last fall, she lived, but I taught her to ride. She Got cutoff by a car, I went through the doubts, blame, what the f could I have done, mad at...
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