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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,694
Posted By SteveO
This is freaking awesome. And the grub this...

This is freaking awesome.

And the grub this year is going to be sooooo good.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
I usually tear my apart.....just for the fun of...

I usually tear my apart.....just for the fun of it...
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Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
really? I used to have the DoubleTake...

really? I used to have the DoubleTake mirrors....sorta reminds me of an earthquake in the background. The only hiccup to the HDB mirrors was (for me) was the rattling of the mirror against the inside...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
you won't be disappointed with the 500. That bike...

you won't be disappointed with the 500. That bike is the ultimate balance between Dual-sport riding with all of your gear and carving up single-track. Yeah, it may not do either one with superb...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 1,193,445
Posted By SteveO
yah....that and cardboard edges.....sheesh, that...

yah....that and cardboard edges.....sheesh, that stuff will slice and dice your hands too....
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
three posts...guess you really don't like the...

three posts...guess you really don't like the anodizing for your setup.
I think for the rest of us that don't have the flex bars, etc, the Anodizing works very well.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By SteveO
Cedro Peak too, just south of Edgewood

Cedro Peak too, just south of Edgewood
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
Why? Brute strength. HDB is not only...

Why?

Brute strength.

HDB is not only functional in many different aspects; from dirt bikes to Dual Sport Bikes, they provide many different options to bridge the gap of both spectrums.
...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 20,545
Posted By SteveO
darn

Well crap....

I love these kind of rides. I'll have to get on the list for next year. Be safe, have a great time and get some vids posted up for us to see.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-30-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,694
Posted By SteveO
In

I'm in, looking forward to another great ride with a bunch of Yahoos!!!!

:freaky

:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By SteveO
Yeah, definitely the 500. Plus, if you really...

Yeah, definitely the 500. Plus, if you really want to start lugging it, get a Rekluse and gear it down a bit.
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
I was going to go with the Eastern Beaver setup,...

I was going to go with the Eastern Beaver setup, but since they use the Mini blades, now I'd have to carry two different size fuses. I ended up getting a fuse block from Powerlet....however it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
Where are the pics?????? Don't start buying...

Where are the pics??????

Don't start buying new parts for the bike just yet. There may be some inmates here that have good quality parts for sale that you may need, such as the bash plate............
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 1,193,445
Posted By SteveO
This kit alone can be a life saver in terms of...

This kit alone can be a life saver in terms of bike recovery. I've carried this type of setup around for years, even on day trips in the Rocky Mountains with the RMAR crew. We actually had to use it...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
You mean drill out the hole for the Mirror Joint,...

You mean drill out the hole for the Mirror Joint, that connects to the Bark-Buster.....correct?
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
Definitely keep trying. I know for a fact they...

Definitely keep trying. I know for a fact they are slammed with work, and are not always near a phone or in front of the computer to get back to people. They spend most of their time on the...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 78,543
Posted By SteveO
I've ordered some parts lately and have seen no...

I've ordered some parts lately and have seen no coupons come out.....sorta a bummer.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
A little trimming of the upper outside...

A little trimming of the upper outside bark-buster will allow the mirror to rotate into a higher position, and allow you to see more behind you. I had the same problem, especially when I was standing...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 522,801
Posted By SteveO
I can vouch for Paul's Rally Kit. Tough as nails,...

I can vouch for Paul's Rally Kit. Tough as nails, and stays in place even after multiple crashes. I've had my kit on for some time now and it is freaken AWESOME. I've done some night riding through...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 152,030
Posted By SteveO
X2 , great guy to work with.

X2 , great guy to work with.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 522,801
Posted By SteveO
I may have to redo my wiring using this kit....

I may have to redo my wiring using this kit. While all of my connections are currently waterproof, there are soft of a mix-match of different style connectors. I like to have em all the same.....
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,441
Views: 522,801
Posted By SteveO
awesome

Friggen AWesome!!

Top notch quality!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
Sent ya a pm

Sent ya a pm
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,334
Posted By SteveO
yup. In fact, isn't the weight of the KTM500EXC...

yup. In fact, isn't the weight of the KTM500EXC less than the WR250R?
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
I did the KOTW way back when on a WR250R and a...

I did the KOTW way back when on a WR250R and a 3.1G tank. I "thought" that was enough to get me to the 1st gas point...... the gas light came on and I was still at least 70 miles out.....needless to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
Laugh I've been on several trips where the 5.3 comes in...

I've been on several trips where the 5.3 comes in real handy. Granted they were Dual-Sport rides, but running out of gas sucks. Having the larger tank is very comforting when you've geared down and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
Indeed!!!! The 500 power is very addicting! :eek1...

Indeed!!!! The 500 power is very addicting! :eek1
For me, coming from a WR250R, this thing is a rocket......I get a big smile every time I blip the throttle.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
Who's 500 did you ride at the RCR? I was there...

Who's 500 did you ride at the RCR? I was there too and know of a few other 500's there. Bill, Jim, myself.........that may be it....maybe. However, considering the popularity of this bike, could be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
You might consider putting a Capacitor in line...

You might consider putting a Capacitor in line with the power to the Garmin. This will keep the power constant to the Garmin. Essentially the Cap (capacitor) is a filter and stores power. Generally,...
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 78,543
Posted By SteveO
yeah....I've tried it.....to no avail...

yeah....I've tried it.....to no avail...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
I have the heated grips still sitting in my...

I have the heated grips still sitting in my toolbox, from over a year ago. Maybe i should get busy and follow my own instructions and get em installed.

Here is a schematic that may help you with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,980,210
Posted By SteveO
ohhhhhh, so that is why you are ditching the...

ohhhhhh, so that is why you are ditching the 690......

I just got my 2012 500 lowered by Ed and Bill. They showed me a lot about the internals of the suspension and how to "properly" ensure the...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 78,543
Posted By SteveO
Thanks! Much appreciated, & a Merry Christmas...

Thanks! Much appreciated, & a Merry Christmas back to you guys!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
A couple of years ago I stayed at the Paseo Del...

A couple of years ago I stayed at the Paseo Del Rio Campground. There are picnic tables and covered spots. It was a pretty nice place just outside of town. I believe it was a first-come first-serve,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
Love the picture. Riding with a cracked...

Love the picture.
Riding with a cracked wrist..... very crazy
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
looking forward to hanging out with you all....

looking forward to hanging out with you all. Should be a real hoot!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
I've seen a guy from Santa Fe ride a 950Adv like...

I've seen a guy from Santa Fe ride a 950Adv like it was a smaller dirt bike. Personally, I think the 950 would be awesome for this area.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
Mad crazy rush for the canyon, everybody at...

Mad crazy rush for the canyon, everybody at once..




Not really. I'm sure we will split up the groups according to skills, direction and time.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
Yeah...... I suppose the neck may be a little...

Yeah...... I suppose the neck may be a little more important..... gotta hold the melon up straight.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 32,746
Posted By SteveO
common, those doctor's orders are only...

common, those doctor's orders are only recommendations
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