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Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By beerguy
found no leaks. throttle cable set right. mixture...

found no leaks. throttle cable set right. mixture screw 1 1/2 turns out. one thing i forgot to mention. the jet i took out had holes along its length, but the one i got from jetsrus did not. i seem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-04-2014, 10:00 AM
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Views: 1,692,141
Posted By beerguy
so sad to see such a beautiful bike sitting so...

so sad to see such a beautiful bike sitting so forlornly (is that a word?)
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By beerguy
richmond,va will check out all these things...

richmond,va

will check out all these things over the weekend. thanks everybody
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By beerguy
it seemed to run fine on 25/140, but was the...

it seemed to run fine on 25/140, but was the traditional cold starting. also, like most on this thread, i was interested in alternatives that might squeeze out a little more horsepower.

went to go...
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By beerguy
encouragement

i bought some jets to have them changed out based on advice from this thread. i was planning on having it done by a mechanic, but yesterday because of this thread, i decided to try it myself....
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
The contrast between the desert mountains and the...

The contrast between the desert mountains and the green valleys is striking:

http://johndowns.smugmug.com/Other/Peru-21014/i-LCJhMwC/0/XL/DSC02312-XL.jpg

this picture alone is worth the price...
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 08:20 AM
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Posted By beerguy
manual

i think the yahoo forum has some in their data files.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2014, 11:03 AM
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Posted By beerguy
+1 including copies.

+1 including copies.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By beerguy
yes. they are Mikuni from the site recommended...

yes. they are Mikuni from the site recommended months ago.
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By beerguy
saw a similar Honda model in Juba, S.Sudan last...

saw a similar Honda model in Juba, S.Sudan last year for about $1200 and assumed it was a fake at the price. maybe not. the chinese versions were almost a thousand. next time i'll buy one, ride it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By beerguy
thanks to both of you guys for your efforts. i...

thanks to both of you guys for your efforts. i bought a mixture of jets and plan to install them soon. i love my sherpa, but when i rode my buddy's klx250,
it had just enough more kick to motivate...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-22-2014, 05:45 AM
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Posted By beerguy
saturday

jeff,

i'll bring a cooler of ice as well.

i don't see anywhere that the address for your warehouse is mentioned. i guess everyone else has been there before.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-17-2014, 11:02 AM
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Views: 1,692,141
Posted By beerguy
guards

i found that adding a riser made it much easier. you get more clearance and you can twist and turn them.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By beerguy
movie night

jeff,

would like to join the crowd on the 25th, as much to meet folks as to see the movie. could i bring my grandsons? harry is 13 and rides a klx110. sam is 10 and got a ttr90 for christmas. i...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
tank fame

John,

your adventure getting the sherpa back sounds like a chapter in a bigger adventure. i'm sure it's more fun to read about it than actually doing it. but glad to hear you'll be back on your...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By beerguy
great news!!

great news!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2013, 06:56 AM
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Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
say it isn't so

John,

still following. you must get your sherpa back. how else am i going to be able to keep on bragging about the guy in SA that is riding on a bike just like mine.
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2013, 07:15 AM
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Posted By beerguy
http://www.jetsrus.com/a_jet_kit_dirt/kawasaki_250...

http://www.jetsrus.com/a_jet_kit_dirt/kawasaki_250_KL250_super_sherpa.htm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-23-2013, 09:13 AM
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Posted By beerguy
where do we buy tickets?

where do we buy tickets?
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2013, 08:10 AM
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Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
ebooks

maybe you could use proceeds from an ebook to support other minimalist riders inspired by your stories.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2013, 11:42 AM
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Posted By beerguy
work

J.R.R. Tolkien from Silmarillion:

But the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making,
and in the thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery;
wherefore he gives and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-23-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30,559
Views: 1,692,141
Posted By beerguy
trailer

i have an MC trailer you could borrow. i'm in the west end, so should be too far.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 09:52 AM
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Views: 749,379
Posted By beerguy
define "experienced"

Rex was referring to my years riding streets. bought the Sherpa to ride off road with my grandson. knew little about it when purchased, but through this thread and several rr's, i realize what a good...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 03:07 PM
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Posted By beerguy
could have been me.

was Rex at Cycle Connection the person you were talking to?
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 12:01 PM
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Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
help from a brother

as a fellow owner of a sherpa (2001), it seems only right to help with cost of repairs. must look out for the preservation of the breed. seems you have recovered from the emotional setback and in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 161,328
Posted By beerguy
tracks

Got them. Thanks, David. Looking forward to spring. Planning for it helps get through the winter.
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2013, 04:10 PM
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Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
inspired

your experiences have inspired my riding buddy and me to think about bringing his 14 yr.old son and my 12 yr. old grandson on a ride to Mexico and Central America (and maybe some day to S. America.)...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,065
Posted By beerguy
add another day to your trip

proud owner of a new to me 2001 sherpa. I look for all threads involving sherpas. stumbled on yours two days ago. just caught up. subscribed, donated and looking forward to the rest of your trip....
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-31-2012, 05:55 AM
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Posted By beerguy
got the doc.

got the doc.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-31-2012, 05:54 AM
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Posted By beerguy
thanks, Chip. got the document. my first thought...

thanks, Chip. got the document. my first thought was how much fun it would have been to be with you on your trips to put this together. my second thought was "nah"
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