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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 505
Posted By Mala Suerte
Merry Christmas all.

Merry Christmas all.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,046
Posted By Mala Suerte
I've been in Grand Junction for almost two years...

I've been in Grand Junction for almost two years and it fits all of your criteria.

Grand Junction is much like a small town, even though the valley has near 100k people. By 8pm it's pretty...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,003
Posted By Mala Suerte
If you haven't seen it, there's a good thread on...

If you haven't seen it, there's a good thread on here about the Zero. link (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=935233)

I'm looking at the Tiger 800 XC or the F800GS Adventure, can't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-27-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mala Suerte
Sadly, sarcasm, which is what my post was,...

Sadly, sarcasm, which is what my post was, doesn't translate well to the interwebs.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,258
Posted By Mala Suerte
Congrats Norm. Props for teaching high school...

Congrats Norm. Props for teaching high school too, not an easy thing to do. I teach at Mesa, I doubt I'd want to teach HS.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mala Suerte
HUDs are coming, just spendy right now. Anything...

HUDs are coming, just spendy right now. Anything from external attachable HUD (e.g., Nuviz), goggles w/ a HUD, to Helmets (e.g., Skully AR-1). Most appear to need a smart phone to connect to either...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mala Suerte
My KLR will easily do 50 in a 25. So somehow...

My KLR will easily do 50 in a 25. So somehow that's not speeding? :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mala Suerte
Regarding accuracy of cell phone GPS, I'll add in...

Regarding accuracy of cell phone GPS, I'll add in my experience. I took my iphone 4s hiking in the Uintahs a couple summers back. My friend had a Garmin 60 series gps. When we would stop, I'd...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,651
Posted By Mala Suerte
OP, I'd go w/ a Rammount Tab-Tite Universal link...

OP, I'd go w/ a Rammount Tab-Tite Universal link (http://www.rammount.com/NewProducts/ramtabtitemount/tabid/3616/). This, in combination w/ an Otter Box and you should be set to go.

I'm not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,419
Posted By Mala Suerte
You can find "experts" who will put the blame on...

You can find "experts" who will put the blame on just one of the reasons below, but I believe it's a mixture of all the following:

Futures markets drive prices up.

Global demand. China and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,284
Posted By Mala Suerte
I lived in Uruguay for a couple of years a long...

I lived in Uruguay for a couple of years a long while back. It's not much of a bargain, real estate wise, from Montevideo to Punte Del Este, but get farther into the interior and prices get really...
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,335
Posted By Mala Suerte
Sorry you took a spill man, that sucks. Based on...

Sorry you took a spill man, that sucks. Based on your description of what you were doing, I don't suppose any bike is going to crash well.
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Mala Suerte
KLR owner's manual pdf...

KLR owner's manual pdf (http://www.howtomotorcyclerepair.com/images/Kawasaki-KLR-650-Owners-Manual.pdf)

Clymer Manual for KLR pdf...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,220
Posted By Mala Suerte
I use a simple pair of small scissors. They have...

I use a simple pair of small scissors. They have a blunt tip so I don't stab or cut myself.

My eye brows have gone wild and I've started growing hair on the outside and back of my earlobes wth?...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,970
Posted By Mala Suerte
I have a Bilt jacket that I bought at cycle gear...

I have a Bilt jacket that I bought at cycle gear 3 years ago. Last spring, I was making a right hand turn and hit some gravel and the backend of my bike kicked out. I landed on my right side -...
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,246
Posted By Mala Suerte
Camelbak. Much more convenient than a bottle and...

Camelbak. Much more convenient than a bottle and holds a lot more. Geigerrig makes a bladder that you can pressurize, so you just bite the valve and the water squirts out - no need to suck.
Forum: Equipment 09-23-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,510
Posted By Mala Suerte
Just read through this thread and followed one of...

Just read through this thread and followed one of the links to motorcyclegear.com and found that they actually sale used gear for their customers - it's called "customer's closet" on the left side of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,973
Posted By Mala Suerte
Great pics, reminds me I need to get in a some...

Great pics, reminds me I need to get in a some more riding this year. Luckily Moab is only 103 miles away, and doesn't get as much snow as we do in GJ. Not that we get a lot.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By Mala Suerte
Bump. It's too far for me to drive,...

Bump.

It's too far for me to drive, otherwise I'd be in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mala Suerte
Damn. Just read that whole thread. Lot of time...

Damn. Just read that whole thread. Lot of time and money. Sadly, I've been there myself, but at least I have spare parts for future need. :norton

Glad you got it figured out.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,664
Posted By Mala Suerte
My contract ends in December, so I'll go wherever...

My contract ends in December, so I'll go wherever I get work. As I mentioned, I have an interview in Denver in a couple weeks, so staying in the Rockies is the first choice. The Denver job would...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,664
Posted By Mala Suerte
450kid, I moved to Colorado from Oklahoma...

450kid, I moved to Colorado from Oklahoma (Guthrie area) almost two years ago. I got a 15k/yr raise coming here and it's been almost completely eaten up in the increased cost of living - gas is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,684
Posted By Mala Suerte
Great write-up and pics. ROFLMAO at thread...

Great write-up and pics.

ROFLMAO at thread title.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By Mala Suerte
I'm from WA and lived in B'ham for a few years -...

I'm from WA and lived in B'ham for a few years - great place, i was either working, mountain biking, or snowboarding. Good times.

Although, none of the above puts the world back in balance.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mala Suerte
To further enable. :D. 92 convertible...

To further enable. :D.

92 convertible vette (http://westslope.craigslist.org/ctd/4642862855.html). 60k miles $8995

I was tempted, but the wife nixed the idea, just because my contract didn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,218
Posted By Mala Suerte
In case anybody wants to follow Hondo's lead,...

In case anybody wants to follow Hondo's lead, there's a red '93 in Craig 100k miles for $7500.

link (https://westslope.craigslist.org/cto/4625863231.html)
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,431
Posted By Mala Suerte
What is your ride to work like? Freeway or...

What is your ride to work like? Freeway or surface streets?

One of my riding buddies had the KLX w/ the 351 kit, so I've spent some time riding it. It did well on almost all surfaces, except...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,416
Posted By Mala Suerte
Seems to me a more appropriate comparison would...

Seems to me a more appropriate comparison would be btwn the xrr and a dr650, based on the OP's intended use.

Pretty obvious ranking, but dirt to street use, it'd go like this: xrr - dr - klr...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By Mala Suerte
Sad to hear and bump.

Sad to hear and bump.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Mala Suerte
It was a lot of fun. We started in Fillmore and...

It was a lot of fun. We started in Fillmore and went East, then dropped into Richfield grabbed some lunch and hit the trail again heading SE, did a big ass loop, got a little lost and ended up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By Mala Suerte
Yes, but I was in UT. Paiute Trail and then up...

Yes, but I was in UT. Paiute Trail and then up North.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Mala Suerte
As others have pointed out, it's not a jetting...

As others have pointed out, it's not a jetting issue. KLRs have a constant velocity carb and rarely need to be rejetted.

I moved from 1200' above see level to 4700' and have had no carb issues...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,434
Posted By Mala Suerte
What job are you interviewing for? Other...

What job are you interviewing for?

Other than the cold, from all I've read and heard, Gunnison is a great place. I've been looking at a position at the University there, just waiting for it to...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-04-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,906
Posted By Mala Suerte
Good thread, deserves a bump. Prior to long...

Good thread, deserves a bump.

Prior to long trips, I usually download a bunch of podcasts. Keeps the mind engaged.

I also just eat small meals, w/ few carbs.

Mtn dew has been a mainstay...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,881
Posted By Mala Suerte
I have a trakmaster 2 on my klr that looks way...

I have a trakmaster 2 on my klr that looks way worse than yours. You'll make 600 miles no problem.

I think the trakmaster 2 is a phenomenal tire-other than the loud as he'll buzzing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 32,095
Posted By Mala Suerte
Great rr. I remember your thread asking for...

Great rr. I remember your thread asking for help, glad all got worked out. Looking forward to the rest.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By Mala Suerte
Definitely plan to spend a couple days around...

Definitely plan to spend a couple days around Moab. Many trails are DR friendly and the atmosphere in Moab is very cool.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,251
Posted By Mala Suerte
Enjoy. That's a beautiful area. I grew up in...

Enjoy. That's a beautiful area. I grew up in Everett, but lived in B'ham for a couple of years - spent all my time mountain biking and snowboarding - didn't have a motorcycle back then.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Mala Suerte
Sounds like they put a call in to Arrowhead in...

Sounds like they put a call in to Arrowhead in Moab, but you may want to post this in the KLR650 thread in the thumpers forum.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mala Suerte
Yep, they're still in business. Busy as hell...

Yep, they're still in business. Busy as hell when I rode past a month or so back, of course, he's always that way.
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