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Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22,728
Views: 3,688,300
Posted By Crabenho
It's all a matter of perspective. I learned to...

It's all a matter of perspective. I learned to ride single track on an XR650R with Dirtbagz on it. I wouldn't even notice an 18 pack of beer strapped to the back of the DRZ.

I'm also a little...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22,728
Views: 3,688,300
Posted By Crabenho
WTB Moto-racks

Hey fellas,

This is an awesome thread. You have convinced me I can convert my 2003 KLX 400R (DRZ400E) into a short/medium distance adventure tourer but substantial rear rack options for the R and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22,728
Views: 3,688,300
Posted By Crabenho
Subframe and Wolfman Racks Needed

Hey Guys,

I have a set of Wolfman Expedition bags that I want to put on my 2003 KLX R. I guess I need to replace my subframe with a S or SM model. If anybody has one, I'd be interested. I also...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By Crabenho
Lightfighter, good to meet you in Paonia. Glad...

Lightfighter, good to meet you in Paonia. Glad you had a safe return trip. Thanks for letting me bend your ear about the 690. See you around.
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 287,451
Posted By Crabenho
Interesting. I have lots of reading to do. My K...

Interesting. I have lots of reading to do. My K is an '02.
Forum: Road warriors 05-26-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 287,451
Posted By Crabenho
Rotopax Mod

I'm gearing up the new K for touring season and decided to add an extra gas option. My buddy and I tour in the west with some fairly desolate stretches where a decision to skip a gas station can turn...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 287,451
Posted By Crabenho
New K Owner

Hey Fellas,

I've been bugging a coworker for at least 8 years to sell me his pristine 2002 K1200RS. He finally said yes! 8000 miles, Corbin seat and some misc extras. My long time touring ride was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,776
Posted By Crabenho
I'm posting because I'm tired of guys that have...

I'm posting because I'm tired of guys that have never owned or even ridden a BMW forming opinions based on failure posts. My guess is that most major failures wind up vented into an Internet post...
Forum: The Garage 02-28-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,552,724
Posted By Crabenho
http://crabenho.smugmug.com/Other/Email/i-PCcBPmw/...

http://crabenho.smugmug.com/Other/Email/i-PCcBPmw/0/L/Attachment-1-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
Sorry Mr Bob. My wife veto'd it. It's not quite...

Sorry Mr Bob. My wife veto'd it. It's not quite what she was looking for.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
I'll take them! PM coming.

I'll take them! PM coming.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
I'm interested in the Klim pants.....and the 450....

I'm interested in the Klim pants.....and the 450. But can probably only afford the pants.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-29-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Crabenho
I thought I'd throw up some bike related picks....

I thought I'd throw up some bike related picks. I've been wading through a million tune up items. I really think it sat unused since 2004. It's starting to run good now. It motored right up the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-20-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,347
Posted By Crabenho
Glitch in the Matrix?

Glitch in the Matrix?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Crabenho
It's a 1970 Ford F-250 Sport Custom Camper...

It's a 1970 Ford F-250 Sport Custom Camper Special. Original Owner and truck have been in Grand Junction since new. Here are a couple of pics (Thanks to Greg).
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Crabenho
[QUOTE=Greg@RME;16776604]I can probably help...

[QUOTE=Greg@RME;16776604]I can probably help ya... I think I might have the eye you need too... this was my last project. -
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Crabenho
Anyone in Grand Junction Need Beer Money?

Hey Fellas,

I live in Longmont and found a truck in Grand Junction that I'd love to buy. Problem is, I can't get there til the end of next week and I'm afraid it will sell. I need someone to do a...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Thanks for the comments guys. The summer dirt...

Thanks for the comments guys. The summer dirt riding has had me distracted. You guys are getting me amped up to start working on it sooner than later.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-13-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Luke, that is a bad ass ride. I followed some of...

Luke, that is a bad ass ride. I followed some of your build on JJ. I'll definitely take you up on some of that help. I have some projects to finish this summer but plan on diving into the Triumph in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,921
Posted By Crabenho
Guano, I had to laugh. You're enthusiasm is...

Guano, I had to laugh. You're enthusiasm is contagious; i've been there. You got a beautiful ride, enjoy those tunnels.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20,608
Views: 2,373,433
Posted By Crabenho
Sorry, quoted the wrong dude. FOOOKin' "smart"...

Sorry, quoted the wrong dude. FOOOKin' "smart" phone.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20,608
Views: 2,373,433
Posted By Crabenho
Puke Pull it out of the shed, start it, get off, kick...

Pull it out of the shed, start it, get off, kick it over on its side and wait til it dies, pick it up and try to get it to start "bang" in one kick.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By Crabenho
+1 on Skynet. Excellent! I too hope Comcast...

+1 on Skynet. Excellent!

I too hope Comcast "dies in a fire", as so eloquently said in an earlier post. :lol3

TV free for three years thanks to Comcast.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
Damhik! The channel is too skinny. Thanks for...

Damhik! The channel is too skinny. Thanks for checking.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
No beer question intended. I'm blaming it on...

No beer question intended. I'm blaming it on chubby finger typo.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-13-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
Hey Dysco, I want the CB tank. Can you tell...

Hey Dysco,

I want the CB tank. Can you tell me a couple easy measurements? If it fits, there will be some beer attached to payment? I need total length and the width at the skinny part of the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,743
Views: 457,921
Posted By Crabenho
Congrats! Looking forward to some pics. Denver...

Congrats! Looking forward to some pics. Denver find? Wish I could have found a local deal. I had to drive to Minnesota to get mine.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Laugh Took me a minute to figure out a "retro flare"...

Took me a minute to figure out a "retro flare" wasn't an exhaust option. I'm already married, so rocking the Capt America helmet is a possibility.:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-02-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Finally had time to clean it up and figure out...

Finally had time to clean it up and figure out the frame geometry. I like it a lot! I found an old Santee Industries sticker in the battery box. That's what I suspected but wasn't sure til now.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
I've wanted a rig like this for some time. I feel...

I've wanted a rig like this for some time. I feel a build thread coming on.

QUOTE=Rob Farmer;15454248]That mags got to be worth a few $ on it's own.

What are you going to do with it?[/QUOTE]
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Alright Fellas, Here she is. The pic is...

Alright Fellas,

Here she is. The pic is crappy but I'm tired. I'll get some more detailed pics tomorrow. The frame was basically bare except for the rear tire. I just cobbled all of the parts onto...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-18-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
I GOT IT! Stay tuned I have a truckload of parts....

I GOT IT! Stay tuned I have a truckload of parts. I'll post pics later tonight.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-14-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,953
Posted By Crabenho
Update

Wow, has it really been a year? The guy has been really hard to crack. He's a serious packrat. Until his wife got wind that I wanted to come and clean out some of his packrat stash.........suddenly...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,631
Posted By Crabenho
My work throws stainless steel, strut, conduit...

My work throws stainless steel, strut, conduit and steel cabinets away by the dumptruck load. New corporate policy says employees can't touch any of it for liability reasons. I've watched them crush...
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6,011
Views: 2,552,724
Posted By Crabenho
I use a motorcycle ramp to roll the bike onto the...

I use a motorcycle ramp to roll the bike onto the table. Unfortunately I don't have any plans. If you look closely you will see i cut down a stainless steel work table and framed it out with Super...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13,705
Views: 1,943,240
Posted By Crabenho
Hey DMS, I'll take pair #2 with the wide...

Hey DMS,

I'll take pair #2 with the wide arms.

Thanks,
Chris
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,631
Posted By Crabenho
Very nice work, Jim. If I hadn't scored a deal on...

Very nice work, Jim. If I hadn't scored a deal on all the steel I definitely would have gone that route.
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,631
Posted By Crabenho
Yep, lots of trick bracket options. I was trying...

Yep, lots of trick bracket options. I was trying to get the most structural benefit without a huge cash outlay. The brackets can add up REAL quick. I work in an industrial setting that uses...
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,631
Posted By Crabenho
It is 1/2" allthread. Each piece of allthread is...

It is 1/2" allthread. Each piece of allthread is threaded up through a piece of 2x4 spanning 2 trusses. The allthread is double nutted and flat washered at both ends. I know that is probably overkill...
Forum: The Garage 01-02-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,536
Posted By Crabenho
Beautiful XR :clap, I still occasionally lust...

Beautiful XR :clap, I still occasionally lust after a 600R Here's my 650R on my bike workbench.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/1145040676_LtAjT-L.jpg
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