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Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,737
Posted By gaspipe
:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl The stove chimney was...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

The stove chimney was about to catch fire, too. Lucky we lasted the night. :evil

Nice ride report!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,797
Posted By gaspipe
Probably see you there. :deal

Probably see you there. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,737
Posted By gaspipe
We're lucky we still have our heads attached,...

We're lucky we still have our heads attached, Mark. :rofl
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By gaspipe
It's been a long strange trip the last three...

It's been a long strange trip the last three years. Work has been tough to find in rural America - so I've been coast to coast working. I was recently up in New Hampshire, headed to Arizona shortly...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,661
Posted By gaspipe
He lives. :deal

He lives. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-20-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,477
Posted By gaspipe
Tour, Taking my police hat off, buy whichever...

Tour,
Taking my police hat off, buy whichever product you feel best solves your needs. Do your research, ask your questions. But unfortunately, this has been an unusually volatile subject which...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By gaspipe
I have a beaten to death 2003 copy. Was the '09...

I have a beaten to death 2003 copy. Was the '09 one updated in any way?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-19-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,477
Posted By gaspipe
Please, not another one of these. Keep it civil....

Please, not another one of these. Keep it civil. :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-10-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,958
Posted By gaspipe
+1 - That Dirt Star SE rim is a tough SOB and...

+1 - That Dirt Star SE rim is a tough SOB and works great on an ADV.
Forum: Americas 12-04-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,890
Posted By gaspipe
Cool stuff Jeff. I wish I was with you and Max. ...

Cool stuff Jeff. I wish I was with you and Max.

:lurk
Forum: Old's Cool 10-27-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,879
Posted By gaspipe
Nice! I bought what could be your Kangaroo's big...

Nice! I bought what could be your Kangaroo's big brother, a 501 Camel, new in 1986. Back in the day, the front and rear disk brakes and the suspension were quite good for a dual sport. I put over...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,179
Posted By gaspipe
Ya brute. :rofl

Ya brute. :rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-23-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,410
Posted By gaspipe
Congrats CJ! :clap:clap

Congrats CJ! :clap:clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 111,745
Posted By gaspipe
I just spent the last couple hours reading this...

I just spent the last couple hours reading this thread from start to finish. Great job CJ. Very, very cool.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,382
Posted By gaspipe
Got all busy working out west the last couple...

Got all busy working out west the last couple years. :huh

I've got seven bikes back together in the last couple of weeks, but gotta finish up the '74 CL360 and the '64 R69S, and then I'm back into...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,256
Posted By gaspipe
Gaerne SG10.

Gaerne SG10.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-07-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,420
Posted By gaspipe
I have two iron heads and a '74 H2. You're in...

I have two iron heads and a '74 H2. You're in good company. :freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,437
Posted By gaspipe
It's been a while, but I ended up using a bladder...

It's been a while, but I ended up using a bladder and a reservoir cap from a KX when I had issues with my shock.
Forum: 2 smokers 10-06-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,721
Posted By gaspipe
I had a KD100 back in 1976. I'm sure the design...

I had a KD100 back in 1976. I'm sure the design didn't change much. But as I recall, if you pull the silencer core from the OE pipe, you can knock the restrictor out. Runs MUCH better after a little...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,239
Posted By gaspipe
:lurk You never cease to amaze, Ken.

:lurk

You never cease to amaze, Ken.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,546
Posted By gaspipe
Beautiful exhaust. :tb

Beautiful exhaust. :tb
Forum: 2 smokers 10-06-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,087
Posted By gaspipe
Here's a few of my big two strokers. 1995...

Here's a few of my big two strokers.

1995 KTM 550 MXC - fitted with 4860's, Tassinari cage, Dynoport pipe....lots of fun.
...
Forum: Racing 10-06-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 71,827
Posted By gaspipe
Thanks for the RR update Nate! :clap

Thanks for the RR update Nate! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 72,019
Posted By gaspipe
Mark, IIRC, we've stopped there before when they...

Mark, IIRC, we've stopped there before when they were still building it. Had a warm soda. :rofl

Great report! Can't wait to get back to Baja myself!
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By gaspipe
:lurk Fun!

:lurk

Fun!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,975
Posted By gaspipe
Sure. But back to running a rear tank and the...

Sure. But back to running a rear tank and the factory tank. I get five gallons out of that.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 97,102
Posted By gaspipe
Good stuff Mark. Thanks!

Good stuff Mark. Thanks!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 7,871,703
Posted By gaspipe
Exploring part of what's left of the old ION...

Exploring part of what's left of the old ION Highway.

http://gaspipe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Rockies/i-VCgS8HN/0/XL/bigbike%20186-XL.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-28-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By gaspipe
+1. I've had nearly exactly the same experience...

+1. I've had nearly exactly the same experience as JRod. I'm running one of the original 2-1 prototype collectors with a 2.5" core muffler. IMHO, assuming your are running the FP needles, my bike is...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,692
Posted By gaspipe
I've had that bike for years. Fits me well, but I...

I've had that bike for years. Fits me well, but I have a short inseam and long arms. I recently replaced the rear shock with a Wilbers, and had some custom springs wound for the front. It's a lead...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,633
Posted By gaspipe
+1 on El Farolito. Another favorite is the...

+1 on El Farolito.

Another favorite is the Burger House in Miami, AZ.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,331,802
Posted By gaspipe
http://gaspipe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GrandCanyon...

http://gaspipe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/GrandCanyon/i-xJPXwsZ/1/L/AZ2010_LEEBOB%20150-L.jpg

I'm still running Jonah Street's 2006 ex-Dakar RFS with a stroker 558cc engine. It's been a fantastic adv...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 93,521
Posted By gaspipe
I still use the chinee batteries. Replace them...

I still use the chinee batteries. Replace them every couple years. I've been burned too many times by these specialty batteries.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-26-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By gaspipe
Nice find, Max. Hope all's well.

Nice find, Max. Hope all's well.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,484
Posted By gaspipe
If I'm not back at work in AZ, I'll be there too....

If I'm not back at work in AZ, I'll be there too. Love to meet all of you crazy folks.

And, cool bikes Cactus Dave.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 68,065
Posted By gaspipe
Cool read. Love me some SE miles.

Cool read. Love me some SE miles.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 41,201
Posted By gaspipe
Pretty much anywhere we can find that is light on...

Pretty much anywhere we can find that is light on people and fat on emptiness seems to make for good rides. Seems like we've chased each other all over Baja, but yet have crossed tracks. One day,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-22-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By gaspipe
Viton is what you want for this. They are brown....

Viton is what you want for this. They are brown. The ethanol in pump gas is the bad guy.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,975
Posted By gaspipe
Although once I read the thread and realized it's...

Although once I read the thread and realized it's 990 ADV specific, I just wanted to toss in a tangent thought. I rode a 950 S for a while, and although I loved that bike, when the 950SE hit the USA,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-20-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,904
Posted By gaspipe
You've got it nailed. I use ATF to show the...

You've got it nailed. I use ATF to show the colors.
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