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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Blakebird
1998 Custom Buell Lightning - $3800 (Golden)

All newly re-built. Over size pistons on Screaming Eagle high performance engine. New Viper tires and an extra set of racing tires and wheels.

Rides great with comfortable new seat.

:rofl
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 05:26 PM
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Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
Marc, I parked next to a Nimbus at the last...

Marc,

I parked next to a Nimbus at the last vintage bike show at Heritage Square... a rider, not a 99.5 point restoration. Beautiful bikes
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,979
Posted By Blakebird
guess I'll be watching the weather....my first...

guess I'll be watching the weather....my first choice is to take the Super Tenere and not worry about carrying gear and gas.

but if it's sloppy and wet, I'd prefer the WR.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 05:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,196
Posted By Blakebird
I leave gas in the lawnmower and snowblower...

I leave gas in the lawnmower and snowblower during their offseasons with no additives, and never have a problem.
I've never bought a bottle of Stabil...ever.

They both fire right up when I wake...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16,383
Views: 2,605,895
Posted By Blakebird
'99-'01 K1200LT did not have servo assist brakes

'99-'01 K1200LT did not have servo assist brakes
Forum: Americas 04-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By Blakebird
CA native who still rides there every year -...

CA native who still rides there every year - Isabella was as low as I've ever seen it.

Pics from a Jan '15 road trip showing a buddy my favorite roads in CA/OR.

We usually make a loop up the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
yamaha 850 - $1600 (Northglenn)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4994329721.html


Matt....any of your riding buddies need something to ride? :D

Hey I have a 1981 yamaha xs850 for sale it runs great no problems.
Bike has...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
1964 Honda Dream 305 - $1750 (6th and 225)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4994215462.html

This is a very original 1964 Honda Dream 305 CA77 CA78

I have gotten everything mechanically working really well, and although cosmetically it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 04:47 PM
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Posted By Blakebird
1971 Suzuki TS-125 Duster - $750 (Conifer)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4984818938.html

:tb

1971 TS-125 Duster. Runs great. CCI automatic lube (no premixing gas/oil).
5-speed gearbox. Suzuki ad states top speed of 65-70 mph. Nice...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,098
Posted By Blakebird
Doc - you're a Cummins fan....got it. Doesn't...

Doc - you're a Cummins fan....got it.
Doesn't mean other stuff is bad.

The VM Motori in the Libertys was a 2.8 inline four diesel.

The 3.0 V6 now in use in the Ram and Grand Cherokee is a new...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,108,598
Posted By Blakebird
mine came with the 3.1 IMS on it already. :D ...

mine came with the 3.1 IMS on it already. :D

I have not read up on the ($$) 4.7 IMS, but have to wonder (and maybe someone here knows) - does it use a vacuum pump to get to the fuel in the lower...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,108,598
Posted By Blakebird
I do know what I'm doing....and have no plans to...

I do know what I'm doing....and have no plans to mess with the intake/exhaust/efi. I have done it all on dozens of dirt bikes before it (mostly big XR's and KTM RFS, but including a few EFI...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 23,411
Posted By Blakebird
It's not a puzzle when you have that much room to...

It's not a puzzle when you have that much room to work with...:D

Try getting two bikes, a car, tool chest, shelves, a snowblower, and a lawnmower in half of a two-car garage.

That's a puzzle ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
Honda XR250L - $2300 (Highlands)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4988701815.html

I'm selling my dad's 1996 Honda XR250L. Be the first person to test it's limits!
This bike is about as clean as it gets. Only 7,800 miles on it. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
1991 Buell RSS 1200 - $20000

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4986361361.html

Hand built Buell 1200 RSS by Eric Buell prior to going to mass production for Harley Davidson.
Collector bike and serious inquiries and offers...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,108,598
Posted By Blakebird
I was told by a couple of local owners that the...

I was told by a couple of local owners that the '08 fuel pump was a weak spot, but an updated fuel pump was offered from '09 on.
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,108,598
Posted By Blakebird
I just swapped my plated '05 KTM 200 EXC and a...

I just swapped my plated '05 KTM 200 EXC and a few shekels for a very nice low mileage '08 WR250R, with updated fuel pump, 3.1 IMS, Flatland skid plate, HDB guards/mirrors, heated grips...about 6,600...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 23,411
Posted By Blakebird
Ed - that wall long Husky woodtop workbench looks...

Ed - that wall long Husky woodtop workbench looks great.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 23,411
Posted By Blakebird
with "10 cajones" ? :lol3 ...

with "10 cajones" ? :lol3



http://hondo.smugmug.com/photos/i-CVSjcw3/0/L/i-CVSjcw3-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 01:18 PM
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Views: 50,339
Posted By Blakebird
it's beautiful up there Marc, bet the Ural with a...

it's beautiful up there Marc, bet the Ural with a ski under the front wheel coulda done it :lol2


I got a bunch done at the office today, so I left at 1:00 and took Jeanne to lunch.
She's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 23,411
Posted By Blakebird
:stupid :lol2

:stupid :lol2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 23,411
Posted By Blakebird
Jim, I'd take a garage full of Nortons over...

Jim, I'd take a garage full of Nortons over anything else I've seen so far :nod


Is my future bike in there somewhere? :lol3
(i like the teal frame)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By Blakebird
The dirt bike and bicycle/support truck thing is...

The dirt bike and bicycle/support truck thing is typical of every WRT ride I've done, I rarely see jeeps and have never seen a quad.
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,091
Posted By Blakebird
do you have a source? first I've heard of...

do you have a source?

first I've heard of it, and I haven't been able to find anything that indicates this is happening.

I had the first '12 Stelvio NTX in Colorado, an excellent bike.
Guzzi...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,283
Posted By Blakebird
that's the key right there.... mostly with...

that's the key right there.... mostly with regards to the sandy sections

Potato Bottom and Hardscrabble Hill's north end can be brutally deep sugar sand, or not a huge deal, so expect a workout...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
not horrible, but there are deals to be had -...

not horrible, but there are deals to be had - seems dealers are blowing them out.

I picked up my new '14 (non ES) in November for $10,900....the 'next generation' with improvements over the '13.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By Blakebird
not gonna get to do this ? :rofl <iframe...

not gonna get to do this ? :rofl

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/celzAHzIo7w" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 402
Posted By Blakebird
There was a TR-4 at the last Cars and Coffee in...

There was a TR-4 at the last Cars and Coffee in Lafayette - maybe check them out 1st Saturday....or the one in Parker 3rd Saturday and see if they are willing to sell or know someone
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 50,339
Posted By Blakebird
I like the tribute to the Coneheads :lol2

I like the tribute to the Coneheads :lol2
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,098
Posted By Blakebird
jeez Doc....more crap? The VM Motori 3.0...

jeez Doc....more crap?

The VM Motori 3.0 V6 turbo diesel is a very good powertrain.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 50,339
Posted By Blakebird
and I was pissed when Comcast cable dropped it's...

and I was pissed when Comcast cable dropped it's signal a few times last night :lol3


Had a good 8" on the truck this morning, it was coming down steady all night - lightly most of the time, but...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Blakebird
it says pedestrian traffic only.....so pushing a...

it says pedestrian traffic only.....so pushing a bike thru could be legit :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,979
Posted By Blakebird
sweet....I might have a smaller lighter way to...

sweet....I might have a smaller lighter way to get around this year :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16,383
Views: 2,605,895
Posted By Blakebird
:ksteve

:ksteve
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 01:10 PM
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Views: 50,339
Posted By Blakebird
and I buried my snowblower behind the bikes and...

and I buried my snowblower behind the bikes and got the lawnmower out of it's shed.... at least the shovel is handy :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 50,339
Posted By Blakebird
love the haircut, Paula! I'm seeing...

love the haircut, Paula!




I'm seeing 6" to 12" and 8" to 16" for most of the nearby mountain areas...

but I've yet to see or hear two forecasts the same on this one, except that it's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,979
Posted By Blakebird
:stupid Norm - same thing here, busier...

:stupid


Norm - same thing here, busier than a 9-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs, and project schedules are a moving target this far out.


but - I love the 'keep it simple'...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
they are getting kind of collectible....not big...

they are getting kind of collectible....not big money, but in that condition and fully streetable, it's a cool little ride.

perfect loaner, g/f or wife bike to learn on....and about as big a bike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13,032
Views: 1,765,664
Posted By Blakebird
1986 honda tlr reflex o.b.o. - $2350 (s-w colo sprgs)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/4958377773.html

1986 HONDA TLR REFLEX- TRIALS-TRAIL-STREET--
MADE FOR 2 YEARS ONLY-NOW A COLLECTORS BIKE- RIDES LIKE NEW---
ONLY 1563 MILES-USED NOT ABUSED-NO...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16,383
Views: 2,605,895
Posted By Blakebird
if I still had my '13 Thruxton I'd buy that stuff...

if I still had my '13 Thruxton I'd buy that stuff just to have around - that's a STEAL for that price. :nod
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