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Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 07:15 AM
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Nick is just to the right of this hill: ...

Nick is just to the right of this hill:

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk171/adventure_boy_miller/Photo%20shoot/IMG_8251.jpg

Uncle Scotty is the rock face that's even bigger towards the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6,856
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http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk171/adventure...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk171/adventure_boy_miller/269_zps9ab44ecf.jpg

Upper Michigan batteling the mosquitoes.
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Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,856
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Have you climbed Nick or uncle scotty yet? I...

Have you climbed Nick or uncle scotty yet? I really miss that place. I miss the difficulty and level of skill needed to really put together the loops my old group used to ride out there. Here I can...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,856
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I can't remember if mine had that much play in it...

I can't remember if mine had that much play in it or not so i'm no help there. Hows the leg healing?

EDIT: What about the cam chain tensioner? If you haven't replaced it with the dirt tricks unit...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,856
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Thanks for the kind words guys, I should probably...

Thanks for the kind words guys, I should probably write a ride report about it but I haven't made it happen yet. I will have some more pictures up later tonight though, I have some gopro footage too...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6,856
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67 days worth :deal "Hitting the reset...

67 days worth :deal

"Hitting the reset button" was a literal meaning for me, I live over a thousand miles away from my old home.
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,856
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I finally started uploading some pictures of a...

I finally started uploading some pictures of a two month hiatus from life. I'll start posting a couple up now and again. :deal
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22,489
Views: 2,096,082
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Wednesday ride

If I get my bike together today I might join you for a ride, I'm new to the area and am trying to meet people and explore the riding areas. I'm on a 530 setup for longer distance riding but it does...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 71,213
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There are a lot of things I could have quoted...

There are a lot of things I could have quoted from this post but my background in Exercise Physiology makes me wonder how you broke your sternum? Most bones are broken through leverage but seeing how...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6,856
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Twitchy 08

You say the sag should be right, what is it both front and rear?

Also what tire are you running and how much pressure front and rear? Also check for worn out bearings. They can wreak havoc on a...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,342
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This I would consider the exception to the rule....

This I would consider the exception to the rule. If you ride with guys who race or you have an influence from a racing group of riders you could do ok or well on your first race but I would agree...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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Duke, Thank you very much. Its nice to read...

Duke,

Thank you very much. Its nice to read things like this that bring in data and examples to support accurate claims of what my soon to be reality may really look like.

I'm starting to wrap...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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Thanks for all the replies!

Wow, I put the computer down for one day and I come back to three pages of posts!


:scratch Instead of replying to each post I think i'll just talk a little more about myself.

I'm moving to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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Whats the western slop's like as a whole? I...

Whats the western slop's like as a whole? I assume its less big city and more rural in general.

Region Riley: What city of Indiana?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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This is one thing I worry about and consequently...

This is one thing I worry about and consequently had me aiming at bigger cities, I understand the cost of living is higher for living in a harsh environment like the mountains. I'm banking on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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The rockies seem to be the center of ADV as a...

The rockies seem to be the center of ADV as a whole. I haven't seen any other regional forum with the same level of content...not that I study the regional forums though lol.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,196
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Moving to Colorado, where would you live?

Hi all :wave

I have decided i'm done with the midwest. I like it here and have lived here all my life (24) but there just isn't enough riding variety or true exploration. I'm leaving my job in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 1,168,719
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Haven't been online in a few days, figured I'd...

Haven't been online in a few days, figured I'd see if anyones out and about and what do I find? Moto supreme helmit cam footage. You guys suck, I'm recovering from a shoulder surgery and am not...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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Nicely setup bike :thumb Anyone have a 21.5L...

Nicely setup bike :thumb

Anyone have a 21.5L tank, like the one above, they want to part with?

(Just like the one Hodakaguy sold yesterday :bluduh)
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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I don't post much any more but I should. I enjoy...

I don't post much any more but I should. I enjoy reading new things and growing from other's experiences, I guess I should keep the ball rolling..

Gearing can also be used to help fine tune a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 180,778
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KTMtalk.com in the classifieds. There's one for...

KTMtalk.com in the classifieds. There's one for sale. $1900.

EDIT http://ktmtalk.com/pp_classifieds/showproduct.php?product=40071&cat=99
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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Maybe just the side cover? That would be pretty...

Maybe just the side cover? That would be pretty bent though? :dunno
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17,793
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Limited production among other things. ...

Limited production among other things.

Actually to call it a "production" bike is a mistake. KTM only makes a handful of them every year, usually by order. Think in the low couple hundred per...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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What about something simple like a flat tire? ...

What about something simple like a flat tire?

I normally find big failures as pretty obvious. Its the small things that end up wreaking havoc on my setup.
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
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I must have fat fingered the keys when I made...

I must have fat fingered the keys when I made this thread. I never saw it get bumped with any responses. :scratch

Update!

I managed to get a bunch of spare parts a while back which pushed the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17,793
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Dang. Thats about as good a reason as any to tear...

Dang. Thats about as good a reason as any to tear apart a pair of forks.

I wish I could offer up some service for you. I love seeing differing designs from manufacturers. I ride mostly KTMs and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17,793
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What are you wanting to do to them? I've...

What are you wanting to do to them?

I've been working on more bikes but not enough suspension. If I wasn't recovering from surgery right now i'd volunteer.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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Precisely :deal -Replace all seals,...

Precisely :deal

-Replace all seals, bearings, bushings, clean, re coat, etc. There can be no unwanted friction
-Find the springs to hold the bike up where you want it and where you want it to end...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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If it feels pretty good now and bottoming is your...

If it feels pretty good now and bottoming is your only problem the springs might be the only thing you need. If the .50's are close but you don't want to move up to the .52's you could add some low...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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.50 springs for sure. Start with that then...

.50 springs for sure.

Start with that then measure your sag for the rear but also for the front. Once its in the right range you can start doing other things like valving or oil height/weight.
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Forum: Racing 02-10-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,884
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:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6,856
Views: 1,102,219
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If I didn't like doing my own wrenching I...

If I didn't like doing my own wrenching I wouldn't own a dirtbike.

Seriously, a dirtbike lives in an extremely harsh environment and incredible amounts of abuse from just "normal" uses. If your...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 71,213
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Or another 530/500 and a setup like Ned's...

Or another 530/500 and a setup like Ned's :scratch

And more money to support both.

And a SuperDuke to ride to work.

And..

:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 71,213
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I think its about how I get there instead of just...

I think its about how I get there instead of just getting there. The 500/30/25's and many other modern enduro bikes are just that enduro bikes, but they're durable enough and comfortable enough to...
Forum: Trials 11-27-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
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Testing the waters

Earlier this year I decided to pick up a cheap entry to the Trials world, in this case a 95 GasGas JT25 with service records and a history all the way back to the original owner. I've probably only...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,582
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Its hard to know how far you've come without...

Its hard to know how far you've come without remembering where you came from. With that in mind I decided to drag this up from the archives and give a small update.

Racing is like everything else,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 1,168,719
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I'm about halfway done with a Racing RR...

I'm about halfway done with a Racing RR (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=935512) if anyone wants to read about some good bench racing stories :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
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I always have fun at this race, it has so much...

I always have fun at this race, it has so much more diversity than any other race i've ever been in. To start off your row is so huge you can't even see everyone your racing against, my row had 92...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
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Bob "The IronMan" Sloan.

I knew if I wanted to get better at racing I needed to race more or atleast ride like I was racing. Normal riding though, even when pushing, isn't the same. Trails you know don't teach the critically...
Forum: Racing 11-24-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
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:lol3 Thats the way I see it too. Its the...

:lol3

Thats the way I see it too. Its the hard, drawn out battle to the finish that you remember long after the ride. Even if it did suck at the time.
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