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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By dickensheets
Thankyou sir. Ryan

Thankyou sir.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By dickensheets
Directions to Monticello Box

I have put it off till I heard the news.

I "think" I know where it is but...

Looking for road names and tips.

Ryan DR650 stock pipe, solo mature rider.

Thanks
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
I'm shooting for 2nd week of June. Exact dates...

I'm shooting for 2nd week of June. Exact dates ?????

I'm thinking 2 nights in a tent somewhere near the "box".

More the better. It's spooky outside in the dark.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
Tater and MD, Thankyou. That was all I needed...

Tater and MD, Thankyou. That was all I needed right there. I just mentally sealed the deal with those replies.

I love this forum. (most of the time).

Now when I decide to run the "box"...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks. I'm sure you and I are on the...

Thanks.

I'm sure you and I are on the same Subaru page. It's perty good but not a Jeep. I have been stuck. It sucks.

1996 Outback Limited Edition, Black. 188,000 miles. Original owner. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
I googled "Luna Park". Sounds about right for our...

I googled "Luna Park". Sounds about right for our mission.

Can't find any pics of it.

Do you have a pic of the general situation sir?

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
Ok thanks gents... 1) I like the Cloud...

Ok thanks gents...

1) I like the Cloud croft area. I rode around up there. It's good stuff.

2) I have watched videos of the "Monticello Box". Haven't been there yet. But can a Subaru make...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 505
Posted By dickensheets
New Mexico car camping question with the kiddos: a little off topic

Hey guys.

I camp every summer with the kids ( 11 and 9).

I'm new to NM and need a lead on a cool camp area. 100 mile radius of Las Cruces is best.

Sweet campgrounds and dispersed all ok.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks man. Ryan

Thanks man.

Ryan
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
Anyone know right away the amount of oil needed...

Anyone know right away the amount of oil needed in the forks?

Thanks, rd
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By dickensheets
Hey let's go see what's in Dalhart TX.

This is my great grandparents in 1930ish Dalhart. I'm a Cronkite descendant. I rode there from Las Cruces to search for that building. Didn't find it. Had fun anywho.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 109,604
Views: 22,052,646
Posted By dickensheets
If the other ideas don't work: Drain fluids...

If the other ideas don't work:

Drain fluids tip it upside down. Compressed air in a sparkplug hole.

Maybe????

Good luck.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-28-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By dickensheets
If I still lived in Loveland I'd rent the mighty...

If I still lived in Loveland I'd rent the mighty Dr for a 12pack a day.

Hopefully you get a real reply.

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By dickensheets
Good skills. But is sliding faster than just...

Good skills. But is sliding faster than just riding? Intuition says a lot of wasted traction And tire deformation.

I actually am curious. I never see this style in road races that are televised.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By dickensheets
Nice! Mind if I steal this idea? Just bought new...

Nice! Mind if I steal this idea? Just bought new plastic, no decal included.

Don't ask...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By dickensheets
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensh...

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps62906398.jpg (http://s262.photobucket.com/user/rjdickensheets/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps62906398.jpg.html)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By dickensheets
The S10 has been a great bike. It has been many...

The S10 has been a great bike. It has been many places it had no business being. It somehow keeps going. I've done true jeep stuff and a 775 mile day. Prev. Owner took it to the Arctic Circle. My old...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 15,290
Posted By dickensheets
Ok the sun is down. We request pics.

Ok the sun is down. We request pics.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
I feel ya. I'm up to my ears in 3rd grade...

I feel ya. I'm up to my ears in 3rd grade homework and 4th grade drama.

The Tenere has become a garage queen, and like you it's paid for with all the stuff.

I have decided to keep her. Even if...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By dickensheets
Nice pics. That's an ambitious outing this...

Nice pics.

That's an ambitious outing this time of year.

Glad you like her.

Rd
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,754
Posted By dickensheets
The C206 is a fine ship. It is still being...

The C206 is a fine ship. It is still being produced. Unlike many other Cessna models.

Yours has a bellypod I think, no experience with that cofiguration.

I have about 500hrs in one via...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
Dude! Huge boner watching that. Post...

Dude!

Huge boner watching that.

Post pic of rear tire please.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,754
Posted By dickensheets
I've had 2 days before I checked this post again....

I've had 2 days before I checked this post again.

I came off as a jerk me thinks.

Sorry about that.

The pics and adventure you are posting is what this site is all about. My interlude was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,754
Posted By dickensheets
Well played sir. I probably was insensitive....

Well played sir.

I probably was insensitive. I've never done missionary work. I apologise. Just don't fully get it.

I just wish you guys would send more folks to the middle east and convert...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,754
Posted By dickensheets
They are pissed be cuz it IS their property, you...

They are pissed be cuz it IS their property, you ARE are rich white dude, and just for good measure you decide to drive across their foot bridge while selling tickets to heaven.

Just saying

Rd
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By dickensheets
Cool. You guys put out a great product. Thanks. ...

Cool. You guys put out a great product. Thanks.

RD
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By dickensheets
Is a NMBDR still on the front burner? Ryan

Is a NMBDR still on the front burner?

Ryan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-11-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By dickensheets
Is there pure gasoline in the Las Cruces area?

I have found the websites on this subject unreliable.

ps who was on the 250 Kawasaki near Sonoma Ranch Walmart? I waved.

Ryan
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By dickensheets
Do you really need one? Just a thought. How...

Do you really need one?

Just a thought. How dirty is your dirt? Where are you? Rockies, florida?

They serve a purpose, to be sure. The part I don't care for is the cost and weight. And oil...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9,516
Views: 2,258,967
Posted By dickensheets
beauty! nice job on the 1115.

beauty! nice job on the 1115.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,283
Posted By dickensheets
The new Shinko nobbly tire

Has anyone tried these on a big scoot?

Rd
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 444,725
Posted By dickensheets
http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensh...

http://i262.photobucket.com/albums/ii83/rjdickensheets/DSCN6183.jpg (http://s262.photobucket.com/user/rjdickensheets/media/DSCN6183.jpg.html)

Operator error.
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 109,604
Views: 22,052,646
Posted By dickensheets
Just a quick data point: Fresh 10wt oil and...

Just a quick data point:

Fresh 10wt oil and a blast of nitrogen makes the hi mile shock new again. I can tell the difference just pushing it from the garage.

I have a heavy spring on it cuz I'm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
How do I test SAG. I'm a big guy also. Just...

How do I test SAG. I'm a big guy also. Just curious.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,481
Posted By dickensheets
No. I have never heard of this happening....

No.

I have never heard of this happening. Someone chime in if I'm wrong.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
No leak!! I just did my DR shock with...

No leak!!

I just did my DR shock with awesome result. I want to do it to tenere now.

I find it odd that yamaha would say dont service it.

Are you hi mileage guys not servicing your shocks?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-17-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
Thanks everyone.

Thanks everyone.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,481
Posted By dickensheets
The power diff is not large. The "feel" i...

The power diff is not large.

The "feel" i guess is the difference.

Reflash. I have not done it. But i will just to see. Everyone says good things about it.

Rd
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
Add me to the DR650/Tenere club. Good combo....

Add me to the DR650/Tenere club. Good combo. Dirtdad already said it very well. Except i think there is a tad more overlap. The big factor for me is basically how much time do I have to get there?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28,143
Views: 5,651,074
Posted By dickensheets
What oil and how much psi for rear shock service?...

What oil and how much psi for rear shock service?

Thanks, ryan
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