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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 07:27 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
The Ida-homies and I rode a fantastic 3-dayer in...

The Ida-homies and I rode a fantastic 3-dayer in '013. See this post http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22363697&postcount=20260. If interesting, I may still have the googleEarth route. And...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-13-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
another man's treasure

I got one, Kev. Two metal mounting tabs with holes, right?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Great ride, fellas. Thanks for the photos and...

Great ride, fellas. Thanks for the photos and ride report, Harkster.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
950/ 990 windshield??

I dropped the bigass dirtbike against a bigass tree in Skull valley Saturday.

Good news: the home-made windshield and brackets survived. Bad news: the OEM windshield fractured into several...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Books

Great ride, thanks for doing the research, Kev. Sorry I got no photos either
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Thanks for posting this. Wow.:eek1

Thanks for posting this. Wow.:eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-04-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
twisties?

I'm itchin for some tight-n-twisties on the 3-hunny ... Cherry Cr?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
++ Kev. I was thinking in my helmet after a...

++ Kev.

I was thinking in my helmet after a mild concussion the other day ...

What we oughta do is tell people its a sin to use any birth control... Especially disadvantaged people who don't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Ida-Homie

Here're a couple photos of my Ida-Homie-turned-Utard pal Evan on our BADBs, around Joe's Valley Res, Reservation Ridge, S.R.Swell, and Skyline Dr. a couple weeks ago.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-25-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
M.a.d.b.

Finally got some shots of the 690-E-R mid-ass dirt-bike.

I heard some complaints of front-rear imbalance, so I added packages in the rear. Had to pare back to 3 beers, but its live-able. Found...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
We found the answer - The road has been washed...

We found the answer - The road has been washed out by a bigass rainstorm in recent weeks, close to 9-mile road. Not suitable for BADBs. The Argyle canyon road was also damaged but already repaired.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Route advice

Question for the collective:

Anybody know if this route from 9 mile canyon to Sunnyside is passable with a bigass dirtbike:

9 Mile - Dry Canyon Rd - Bruin Point - Water Canyon Rd - Whitmore...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 06:47 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Good point, Kev. Please pardon me while I wax...

Good point, Kev. Please pardon me while I wax philosophic....

I love my 950 Adv-S. Its just a BigAss DirtBike, yaknow. I can totally relate with Slickhorn (*and* his hand-me-down patina). ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
I stopped wondering after hearing the price....

I stopped wondering after hearing the price. Sweet machine though.

Not sure where is 'the Crest', but I was on my new-to-me 690E Saturday. Guardsman - Hwy 150 - Spring Canyon - North slope road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Thanks for the thaw report everyone!!

Thanks for the thaw report everyone!!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
http://i946.photobucket.com/albums/ad305/TrailTwis...

http://i946.photobucket.com/albums/ad305/TrailTwister_photos/P1010780-LB.jpg


Photographic evidence
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2014, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Dunno if you can see this message, since you're...

Dunno if you can see this message, since you're ""banned"", but ...

I gotthat balancerthingy you can use.

To the peak!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-02-2014, 03:26 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
know snow?

Snow check - anybody ridden this year from Eden by Pineview Res. to Paradise in Cache Valley?

On https://earthdata.nasa.gov/labs/worldview/ , it sorta looks more green/ brown than white ...
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
You can get syringes from IFA farm supplies...

You can get syringes from IFA farm supplies store. You may still need a rubber thingy between the syringe and the bleeder nipple - I got some with a brake bleeder kit a few years back.

I'm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Dunno but they seem to have overcome the strong...

Dunno but they seem to have overcome the strong attraction between the 9x0 Adv and Earth.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2014, 06:48 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
me too

My rebound adjuster is seized too. 2006 950 Adv. with 39kmi

Thanks for the photos and tips ... sounds like we gotta disassemble.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-26-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Nice! Thanks Kev

Nice! Thanks Kev
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2014, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
body cavities

Probly you already though of it, but ... Be sure to check all your bike's body cavities ... standing water will corrupt.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2014, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Death Valley

While you boys were busy dunkin your bikes in icewater, I enjoyed a ride on the BADB around Death Valley.

High temp was I dunno, 82F; Low was about 55F in a mountain pass. Hats off to Countdown...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-24-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Wow that looks exciting. Hopefully ambient air...

Wow that looks exciting. Hopefully ambient air temp allowed for comfortable dry-off.

Glad you could ride away.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2014, 05:36 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Thumb Awesome, thanks Countdown!

Awesome, thanks Countdown!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
In the 'hood this weekend

Hey you DV riders,

Myself and maybe a couple of Utards or Ida-hards plan to explore the Valley this weekend, and wondered if we could hook up with anybody for a couple days.

I'll be on a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2014, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
For the greater good

Good idea! Theoretically I should end up with my own bike and a few rich, cocky, mediocre riders will donate theirs for the greater good.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-19-2013, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Sounds like you pretty much figured it out. But...

Sounds like you pretty much figured it out. But it really depends on recent snow in the area.

GISKev posted a link to a website with snowcover / satellite photos. I'm not finding it quickly.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2013, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
On the radio yesterday, Brian Hawthorne of BRC...

On the radio yesterday, Brian Hawthorne of BRC thought the Richfield plan lacked some dotted i's and crossed t's, and it wouldn't domino to the other Utah BLM field plans.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2013, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
too long

... which is way too long IMO. I've gone that long with my BADB and the oil comes out mighty black. Maybe its ok for super duper 4T synthetic, but I wasn't feeling warm and fuzzy about it.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2013, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Hi Podinis, I'm doing a similar thing ... fam,...

Hi Podinis, I'm doing a similar thing ... fam, dogs, trailer, bike ... Thu through Sun in the Moab area. Plans are a bit uncertain, but PM with your phone and maybe we can hookup.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2013, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Correct Bike

This is clearly the correct bike for Utah dualsport.

http://i946.photobucket.com/albums/ad305/TrailTwister_photos/10-1-20137-13-15PM.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2013, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Hey, thats my daughter. What're you getting at??

Hey, thats my daughter. What're you getting at??
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-18-2013, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Idaho Ride

Hey guys, I really wanted to go to Steamboat. But this didn't suck too bad either ... 5 days, 1500 miles of super duper ultra heavy duty boner vistas through Idaho.

Great ride with my Idaho...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2013, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Idaho tour

Hey hows the weather in Colorado?

Writing from Stanley here. Idaho's dualsport roads are groomed for no dust. For 4 days the rain was ahead, behind, left and right. But sunny overhead.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2013, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Scumwad

Woot Woot!!

LockemUpThrowawayTheKey
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-31-2013, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
It'd be great to hook up, Kev. Its been too long...

It'd be great to hook up, Kev. Its been too long since I rode with you and the other FFFs on this site. (I still have your raggedy old USU ballcap!) Thats a great route. Also been wanting to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-30-2013, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Dood, I'm Jonesing bad for some BADB-ing. Home...

Dood, I'm Jonesing bad for some BADB-ing. Home improvements and camper trailer swapout have nearly consumed my summer. At least we had some good family time.

But now I'm ready to abandon the dam...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-28-2013, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Trailtwister
Yeah, It's one of those things you see for only a...

Yeah, It's one of those things you see for only a very brief time, right? :lol3
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