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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By Olas
My friend's Husky wandered off one day when his...

My friend's Husky wandered off one day when his son opened up the tent in the morning. She was out in the forest for 3 days before she just strolled up to some people's camp and they brought her to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Olas
742 starts off as a regular dirt road but then...

742 starts off as a regular dirt road but then gets steep, loose, rocky and wet... American Flag Mountain is real easy to find, hop on 759 (Italian creek) from 742 and it will take you out to the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
What are you using now? I'm running 15/45...

What are you using now?

I'm running 15/45 for the commute (45 miles one way - highway) and 14/45 for trails. Chain adjustments are doable, usually jumping about 6 clicks on the snail adjusters...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Yeah... sounds like it :lol3 I'm glad I...

Yeah... sounds like it :lol3

I'm glad I checked it out when I did... Could have been a bad thing, for sure.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Olas
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=74...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=743799
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Noticed I was leaking some oil from the left side...

Noticed I was leaking some oil from the left side of the valve cover by the rocker shaft/bolts. Checked them last night and they were only hand tight and one of them had backed out a full turn :eek1....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-23-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 87,059
Posted By Olas
Another option: you can have one made at Whistler...

Another option: you can have one made at Whistler Bearing while you wait. Bring your old one with you and they'll make it on the spot and you can choose stainless, rubber and whatever color you want....
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
The problem I'm having is that I start to sink in...

The problem I'm having is that I start to sink in after a few miles causing the area to get smaller and pressure to increase. I've never had a seat this soft before.

Anyone try the GUTS Racing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
So I have a '93 XRL and the seat is horrible......

So I have a '93 XRL and the seat is horrible... It's nice and wide but the foam is so soft that after 50 miles my ass can't take it anymore. Are they all this soft or is it just the old foam in my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Olas
If you can't find someone to do it just have them...

If you can't find someone to do it just have them get these two maps:

http://www.latitude40maps.com/crested-butte-taylor-park-trails/
...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Anyone have a spare speedo cable? Mine just...

Anyone have a spare speedo cable? Mine just snapped and would like to get one before the end of next week. I have a feeling the one I ordered won't be here by the next weekend. I thought my spare...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 87,059
Posted By Olas
Speedometer cable for a XR650L wanted. Mine...

Speedometer cable for a XR650L wanted.

Mine just snapped a couple of days ago and I thought I had a spare but it's from an older XR and it's a hair too short.

These are usually pretty much the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 280,136
Posted By Olas
Tires are gone! Thanks, Tom. V-strom take...

Tires are gone! Thanks, Tom.

V-strom take offs... Good condition with probably thousands of miles left.

1 Rear Michelin Anakee 150/70 R17
1 Rear Trailwing 150/70 R17
1 Front Michelin Anakee...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 73,300
Posted By Olas
Working in Boulder now so it's entirely possible...

Working in Boulder now so it's entirely possible for me to make these now...can't do tonight though

If another one happens in the next week or two count me in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-16-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 87,059
Posted By Olas
Good looking out, Mike. That's a nice bolt on set...

Good looking out, Mike. That's a nice bolt on set up but a little out of my range (after the shipping costs). I have access to a machine shop now so if I have to get a little creative to save a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 87,059
Posted By Olas
USD Forks

Looking for a complete set of upside down forks from a dirt bike. Preferably from a Honda.

Ideally it would include the front wheel, axle, front brake, fork legs, guards, triple tree, etc...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Thanks! Thank you. This is Taylor Park...

Thanks!



Thank you. This is Taylor Park though...Nowhere to go above treeline at Rampart.
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Pretty impressed with the XR after this weekend....

Pretty impressed with the XR after this weekend. She takes me to work during the week and up and over 13,000 ft. on the weekends. She's a pig but still handles herself well in the Rocky stuff. Albeit...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14,160
Views: 1,036,165
Posted By Olas
A few extra seconds and that guy would've been...

A few extra seconds and that guy would've been gone. I love the flying kick/tackle that guy threw at him.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Put your other tire under the one you're working...

Put your other tire under the one you're working on...it gets the wheel up off the ground and keeps the sprocket and rotor in good shape. And just remember: "little bites".
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,117,696
Posted By Olas
Here's some pic of the area I think you've...

Here's some pic of the area I think you've mentioned:


http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o292/asaracho/xt600%20top%20end/D934712B-8DE5-4058-BF2E-F3410605DA11_zps0nsjokr1.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,264
Posted By Olas
+1 I was going to say the same. I chased...

+1

I was going to say the same. I chased intermittent starting issues with my truck and it ended up being just this. If you can take out the starter with out too much fuzz just do it and clean the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 1,117,696
Posted By Olas
Anyone need a top end for a 1990 - 1994 XT600E? ...

Anyone need a top end for a 1990 - 1994 XT600E?

I have one that is in great shape, low miles, and ready to bolt on a ride..

Brand new OEM cam chain, valve cover with rockers, camshaft, chain...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 87,059
Posted By Olas
Luggage

Of course I sold all my enduro luggage a while back and now I need some again.

Looking for a set of enduro saddle bags that don't require racks to mount as well as a good tail bag for a XR650L.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14,160
Views: 1,036,165
Posted By Olas
I totally saw a train carrying those a few weeks...

I totally saw a train carrying those a few weeks back when I was on the light rail heading down town. Someone's gonna pay dearly for that mistake!
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Thank you, and congratulations!!

Thank you, and congratulations!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Anyone have pictures of the Clarke 4.7 tank in...

Anyone have pictures of the Clarke 4.7 tank in natural on a XRL?
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
So I ended up finding some at my local hardware...

So I ended up finding some at my local hardware store that worked. The head is a couple mm taller than the stock ones but these clear just fine.

$2.44 for each bolt and $1.59 for the nylock nuts....
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/66259/i/pro-t...

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/66259/i/pro-taper-stainless-sprocket-bolts

The site says they fit, but part of me is skeptical and thinks they're tapered and not shouldered bolts.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
When I needed one of those studs I was able to...

When I needed one of those studs I was able to find it at the local hardware store. They're 6mm by 25mm long.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 73,769
Views: 7,633,662
Posted By Olas
Rear sprocket bolts

So during the process of replacing the rear sprocket on my freshly acquired '93 XRL I messed up one of the allen heads and had to grind it off. Now, I normally wouldn't care because I always get new...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,774
Posted By Olas
http://www.moviehole.net/img/stillertop.jpg ...

http://www.moviehole.net/img/stillertop.jpg

Just sayin'... :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14,510
Views: 2,109,572
Posted By Olas
Deal in the works :freaky. The dude comes through...

Deal in the works :freaky. The dude comes through once again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14,510
Views: 2,109,572
Posted By Olas
Thanks , Marc. I'll give that a shot. I bought...

Thanks , Marc. I'll give that a shot. I bought the new bearings to have on hand just in case...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14,510
Views: 2,109,572
Posted By Olas
Unfortunately I am not at a point in my life...

Unfortunately I am not at a point in my life right now where I can have more than one street legal machine, so I am putting up this awesome 1976 BMW R90/6 up on the flea market for TRADE ONLY. I work...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 88,417
Posted By Olas
Valmont bike park is just down the road from Dirt...

Valmont bike park is just down the road from Dirt Labs too. It's a fun place to go mess around with set ups and kill a few hours.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-18-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Olas
Here's a good thread to help troubleshoot some...

Here's a good thread to help troubleshoot some things:

http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?2583-Help!-K75-has-no-acceleration
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Olas
Thanks, that will be helpful.

Thanks, that will be helpful.
Forum: Airheads 06-18-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By Olas
Hey Dave, looks good. That's the same housing I...

Hey Dave, looks good. That's the same housing I have. Looks like you just rotated it so the cables run under the MC. It also looks like the turn signal buttons are still easy to get to so that's good.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-17-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,536
Posted By Olas
Nice! I'm about to do the same thing, except...

Nice! I'm about to do the same thing, except with some left over dirt bike parts.

Question - how has the 18" brake line worked for you? Do you wish it were longer or shorter? How is the set up...
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