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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,089
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: 2,987
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: 1,886
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: 7,878
Views: 2,649,932
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: 14,965
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: 906
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: 906
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: 84
Views: 8,257
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: 906
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: 906
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: 6,283
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: 12,368
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: 1,154
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: 6,542
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: 7,878
Views: 2,649,932
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: 9,834
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: 1,431
Views: 109,311
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: 633
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: 1,361
Views: 99,314
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: 7,117
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: 7,117
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: 17,346
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: Beasts 08-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 99,021
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: 5,694
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: 124,429
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: 25,012
Views: 4,403,932
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: 25,012
Views: 4,403,932
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: 3,477
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: 9,341
Views: 1,424,006
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: 4,720
Views: 1,748,220
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: 6,679
Views: 367,932
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: 6,679
Views: 367,932
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: 6,679
Views: 367,932
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: 15,489
Views: 2,375,048
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: 69,720
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...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 109,311
Posted By icebox
Gravellys

Road doesn't even open till July 1, even then if we don't get hot dry weather in June, not likelly, the north aspects like Standard Creek will be muddy in shaded areas. Still lots of snow NOW
Forum: Airheads 06-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7,161
Views: 1,434,482
Posted By icebox
Luck

Luck, every once in a while it works out. saw an craigslist ad in Bozeman for a 93 R100R a week ago. Talked to the owner, he had bought it in 94, had nine thousand miles on it in 21 years. Went down...
Forum: Airheads 05-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 575,687
Posted By icebox
100gs

Added a 100GS into the FleaMarket. Bike is about as new as a 22 year old bike can be. Still has the manufacturers stickers on the rear fender and tool box. Too short and getting too stiff with a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 50,387
Posted By icebox
old man

out the back door, looking south along the Yellowstone boundary

http://icebox.smugmug.com/Other/funfoto/i-ZMfPrXK/3/L/DSC03357-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-26-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8,077
Views: 7,593,814
Posted By icebox
Focus

This one has me puzzled. In focus on the front of the bike, out of focus on the back of the bike and you and your wife are sharp as a tack. Great effect. Focus stacking software?
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