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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By zgfiredude
It was an Epic day, thanks for the leadership! ...

It was an Epic day, thanks for the leadership! The cave brought back good memories as the last time
I had been there I was 13! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By zgfiredude
The whole family rides! The wife is not so dirt...

The whole family rides! The wife is not so dirt oriented, she rides an F650GS, but she has done some less than perfect Forest Service roads that I kept telling her were "Easy" :D:evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 08:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,456
Posted By zgfiredude
He looks like a "Max". :freaky

He looks like a "Max". :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By zgfiredude
In, had a blast last year.....and I've almost...

In, had a blast last year.....and I've almost recovered from the Dino-sore-ass ride!

Emailed Michele, and I think I can get the Mrs. to join as well!! :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By zgfiredude
I am interested in your ride test results. My...

I am interested in your ride test results. My shorty is good everywhere but gull highway speeds where my helmet is fully in the airflow and can get tiring.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,604,681
Posted By zgfiredude
Awesome photo! Congrats! :freaky

Awesome photo! Congrats! :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,456
Posted By zgfiredude
Not in the Christmas theme, but from his homeland...

Not in the Christmas theme, but from his homeland (St. Thomas) perhaps "Blue" short for Bluebeard.....who's castle is there................

Good looking dog!!!
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,162
Posted By zgfiredude
Got mine today! Wow is all I can say......they...

Got mine today! Wow is all I can say......they fit like a..........well, glove.

Go with the recommendation that they fit a little snug. I went with the measuring chart, and found I was a little...
Forum: Vendors 12-05-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By zgfiredude
From their website: "Carbon Matrix is a...

From their website:

"Carbon Matrix is a special technology developed in the aerospace industry and widely adopted by aircraft producers such as Boeing or Airbus: the lightest alloy composition...
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,011
Posted By zgfiredude
The coupon code doesn't extend when ordering 2?

The coupon code doesn't extend when ordering 2?
Forum: Vendors 11-30-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By zgfiredude
+1 I would like to see the back side of the...

+1

I would like to see the back side of the Carbon fiber screen.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-24-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,325
Posted By zgfiredude
May might be muddy and some snow still depending...

May might be muddy and some snow still depending on the winter.......mid to late May is a better chance. I'd most likely attend either time.

Is there still a Silverton event?

:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,345
Posted By zgfiredude
I would like to follow your build, would you PM...

I would like to follow your build, would you PM me once you start? :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,345
Posted By zgfiredude
Have you ridden a 690? I rode one a bit this...

Have you ridden a 690? I rode one a bit this summer and they are pretty amazing thumpers! I did not however get to ride in on pavement......I would be interested in hearing what it's like on the...
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,982
Posted By zgfiredude
I agree, that's nice! Take the rough...

I agree, that's nice!

Take the rough interior measurements and make a tape layout on the garage floor. Then practice with the bikes seeing what and how things might fit.

Good luck, I'm...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,379,966
Posted By zgfiredude
http://www.kurtcaselli.com/donate/ Great...

http://www.kurtcaselli.com/donate/

Great guy, sad loss.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 13,238
Posted By zgfiredude
I second the Reznor type ceiling mounted gas...

I second the Reznor type ceiling mounted gas furnace. I had one in my garage at my last house up here, and just set the thermostat at about 50 F to keep the slab warm, and it was plenty for parked...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,792
Posted By zgfiredude
Just came across this thread and read the whole...

Just came across this thread and read the whole thing.

First, I'm a former cop. Second, I'm baffled that your local agency won't do this, we would in a second, and without a "fee". I'm now on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-08-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,307
Posted By zgfiredude
I would think this won't take long! For the...

I would think this won't take long!

For the uneducated, what all is involved? I'm guessing fork and shock swap, and then swapping kick stands.......anything else?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,881
Posted By zgfiredude
Congrats! What are you coming off?

Congrats! What are you coming off?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19,140
Views: 7,866,454
Posted By zgfiredude
Wow, awesome find!! Your front brake line...

Wow, awesome find!!

Your front brake line and Odo cable are routed incorrectly. I have a stock skid plate you can have for the price of shipping if you want it, and relocate that kickstand ASAP....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By zgfiredude
And so do I! In fact, you could have mine for...

And so do I! In fact, you could have mine for the price of shipping! :D
Forum: The Garage 10-25-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,461
Posted By zgfiredude
I would most definitely make the shop bigger than...

I would most definitely make the shop bigger than your initial 11.5 squared. Either do the whole third bay, or (as walls ultimately get in the way) separate the third bay , if you must, with a heavy...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,226
Posted By zgfiredude
Excellent thread! A. I hate gravel. B. I'm...

Excellent thread!

A. I hate gravel.
B. I'm agreeing with the "too much rear weight" theory to a point.
C. Once you hit that road, it would have been wise to air down a bit. I think the 32 psi in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 73,213
Posted By zgfiredude
Johan, thanks...............Rade, can I order...

Johan, thanks...............Rade, can I order this newer mount system? :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 73,213
Posted By zgfiredude
Rade, where did the mounting clamps on the blue...

Rade, where did the mounting clamps on the blue bike come from? Are they a new type of attachment? :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,463
Posted By zgfiredude
Wow!

The RV sites are filling fast! If you are thinking about one, don't dawdle!!!! :D

IN, registered and reserved. :freaky

Oh, and I like the second flyer better, it is just less cluttered...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By zgfiredude
Wait, I swear there was just a guy on here...

Wait, I swear there was just a guy on here yesterday with an S that he wanted to lower..........I'll look for the thread!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,698
Posted By zgfiredude
If you anticipate a fair amount of snow, a blower...

If you anticipate a fair amount of snow, a blower is the way to go. You can only push so much before it starts fighting back!

A walk behind blower is also a workout, and kind of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-02-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By zgfiredude
I have the HBD guards and love them. Protecting...

I have the HBD guards and love them. Protecting your hands and I guess your $$ levers is one component, but they also killed a lot of the vibes in the bars.

I got the guards and KX Hi Bend bars...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,463
Posted By zgfiredude
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,463
Posted By zgfiredude
IN! I will be there for sure. I will also...

IN!

I will be there for sure. I will also happily register WITHOUT using the discount code in support of Ride with Respect.

I will most likely take the RV, so...........make my own site...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,379,966
Posted By zgfiredude
Good looking bike, and an awesome adventure on...

Good looking bike, and an awesome adventure on the horizon! Have a blast!!! :freaky:clap:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,379,966
Posted By zgfiredude
Looks awesome! Did you rework the original...

Looks awesome! Did you rework the original suspension to 2004 length, or swap it out?

I want to try an SE as well, but know that if I did it would be trouble!! :evil
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 100,926
Posted By zgfiredude
I am not familiar with the riding in Santa...

I am not familiar with the riding in Santa Barbara, but I am with the Park City area, and I live in Aspen. The riding is pretty damn good, and a Rally here would seriously challenge most folks riding...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-29-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 133,417
Posted By zgfiredude
So awesome! I have been following for some time,...

So awesome! I have been following for some time, and really interested in the finished product.

Now, put it all together and get the UPS guy on speed dial for the tire delivery!

Looking...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,379,966
Posted By zgfiredude
Gorgeous! Best I've seen in...

Gorgeous! Best I've seen in awhile..................would love to see them in Blue, hint, hint. :D
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,279
Posted By zgfiredude
950 pegs the same as well? ...

950 pegs the same as well? Please...............:rofl:rofl

count me in, they are gorgeous! :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 28,907
Posted By zgfiredude
Hope you're ok, but you did go in a cast last...

Hope you're ok, but you did go in a cast last year.....................just sayin'! :eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,017
Posted By zgfiredude
Mine are original......not abused, but who really...

Mine are original......not abused, but who really knows? It was a good deal, they will give me yet another project over my long winter, and I felt like spending some money. :freaky

Sorry to take...
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