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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
The NCTR crew was just up last weekend doing...

The NCTR crew was just up last weekend doing cleanup on all of the trails that will be used for the Moose Run. The USFS told me today that with all the recent moisture, they are seeing trees toppling...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Probably ~50 miles of dirt roads, but much of it...

Probably ~50 miles of dirt roads, but much of it is unimproved. Pavement estimate is close. Rest is single track.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Latest forecast is 20-30% chance of showers...

Latest forecast is 20-30% chance of showers Friday-Monday. Should be epic conditions. The single track isn't too bad when wet.

I was most worried about the unimproved county roads crossing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
As we have in the past, dinner is included in the...

As we have in the past, dinner is included in the registration. It will be the bowling alley folks again. They make great barbeque.

The 4H breakfast burritos are very reasonably prices. Pick...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Absolutely. If you miss sound testing on...

Absolutely.

If you miss sound testing on Friday, make sure to get tested Saturday morning. Db limits are posted on the registration page. Bikes failing the sound test will not be allowed to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,984,115
Posted By HellSickle
Ditch the yellow plastic. You will gain 3.975...

Ditch the yellow plastic. You will gain 3.975 Hp. :rofl


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,061
Posted By HellSickle
You really know how to show a girl a good time,...

You really know how to show a girl a good time, eh? :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,213
Views: 1,204,030
Posted By HellSickle
Feedback on jetting (450 EXC, sea level-1600'): ...

Feedback on jetting (450 EXC, sea level-1600'):

First ride with 45 pilot: fan was running almost constantly. Bike started to stumble.

Next ride with 42 pilot: Stumble gone and bike ran...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,061
Posted By HellSickle
Agreed. Rode it with RamZ years ago. One of the...

Agreed. Rode it with RamZ years ago. One of the guys lost a clutch. It's a long hot climb.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
Agreed, it does cool the crank. No,...

Agreed, it does cool the crank.



No, rich just heats less, it does not cool the cylinder.
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
No, coolant is what cools the engine. Oil...

No, coolant is what cools the engine. Oil lubricates. Gas burns. The only exception would be intake valves on a 4S.

Gas only cools when the ignition doesn't fire. A good way to give the engine...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,061
Posted By HellSickle
I didn't think St. Charles was all that...

I didn't think St. Charles was all that difficult. Challenging, but nothing like Spruce Gulch.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 144
Posted By HellSickle
Any Port Angeles Riders?

I'm visiting my home town for a couple of weeks. Any local riders who know where the good trails are? Things have changed a lot in 30 years. I've already ridden the DNR trails South of town. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,213
Views: 1,204,030
Posted By HellSickle
1 1/8" in the middle, but 7/8 where you should be...

1 1/8" in the middle, but 7/8 where you should be mounting the mirrors.

I would suggest getting the 10mm threaded replacements for the brake and clutch mounts. Thread the mirror into the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
Oil threads are always special. <iframe...

Oil threads are always special.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,213
Views: 1,204,030
Posted By HellSickle
Good points. Following is on a 450, not 525: ...

Good points. Following is on a 450, not 525:

Just rejetted for sea level, following JD kit recommendations. Ran like a monster, compared to my usual 8-10k' elevations. The 45 pilot worked fine...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23,712
Views: 3,984,115
Posted By HellSickle
Nice build. It's a shame Suzuki didn't make...

Nice build. It's a shame Suzuki didn't make something like this from the start.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
I prefer the 1.1 gallon number plate tank. You...

I prefer the 1.1 gallon number plate tank. You will need to rig another headlight for night riding. Just about anything is better than the stock KTM light.
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
Other than causing blindness, sterilty, and brain...

Other than causing blindness, sterilty, and brain damage, you should be just fine. :rofl

I run Rotella in my 300. Works fine. I also run it in my 450 and 990.

While at the KTM dealer the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Gas stop details: The fuel tank has a...

Gas stop details:

The fuel tank has a gage, but it is of questionable accuracy. The Gas Guy said he will toss in a small can to measure more accurately in one gallon increments.

The gas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Because of CDOT regulations we aren't allowed to...

Because of CDOT regulations we aren't allowed to carry a bunch of gas cans. The gas truck will have a 100 gallon tank with electric pump. In the past people have just carried a bit of oil. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,061
Posted By HellSickle
One thing it doesn't offer: oxygen. :deal ...

One thing it doesn't offer: oxygen. :deal

Taylor Park: Run the North end of Timberline trail (from the North) right after a good rain.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6,213
Views: 1,204,030
Posted By HellSickle
Agreed. When I put my carb slide cover on...

Agreed. When I put my carb slide cover on upside down, it was popping VERY loud until I backed the fuel screw out a long ways. Fixing the carb slide let me run the fuel screw back at 1.5 turns...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6,213
Views: 1,204,030
Posted By HellSickle
Excessive backfiring on decel indicates too lean....

Excessive backfiring on decel indicates too lean. Try turning your fuel screw out. If you can't get it to stop within 3 turns from closed, go one step richer on your pilot jet.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14,161
Views: 1,039,062
Posted By HellSickle
Were they beating him with his own helmet? Gives...

Were they beating him with his own helmet? Gives a new twist to ATGATT.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 271,977
Posted By HellSickle
Ophir?

Ophir?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14,161
Views: 1,039,062
Posted By HellSickle
Wow, THANKS OBAMA!!!! :eek1

Wow, THANKS OBAMA!!!! :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,612
Posted By HellSickle
Sword, if you get a bike in time, here's the...

Sword, if you get a bike in time, here's the perfect event to get your riding boots broken in.

http://frontrangeriders.com/moose-run-rally/

Choice of 4 different levels of challenge, gas...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
You will have a good time. We use a lot of the...

You will have a good time. We use a lot of the trails that were part of the Calamity Pass enduro. I think you will really enjoy the trails.

Thanks for the offers to help. I think we are good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,612
Posted By HellSickle
Speaking of taxes..... A COHVCO rep came to our...

Speaking of taxes..... A COHVCO rep came to our club meeting this week. There is a movement afoot to require all motorcycles to be titled. Primary motivation is sales tax collection on private...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
Make sure to look me up if you attend. I'll be...

Make sure to look me up if you attend. I'll be out arrowing Friday and Saturday afternoons. I'll be in the RV "ADV Compound" behind the fairgrounds building. I would imagine just about anyone you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,494
Posted By HellSickle
Good to hear! For those that don't...

Good to hear!

For those that don't already know this, put a laminated card with your contact information in your tool roll(s) so that if they fall off someone can contact you.

That...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,612
Posted By HellSickle
Agreed. I got busted on this when I was 18YO. I...

Agreed. I got busted on this when I was 18YO. I made the mistake of riding a very pristine bike to the DMV to get it registered at a much lower sales price.

Zero $$ transfers are best left to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,002
Posted By HellSickle
I know of situations where the delivery guy put...

I know of situations where the delivery guy put diesel in the fuel location. Might give your gas a sniff to see if that is what happened.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 211,437
Posted By HellSickle
Not really cracks. I'm willing to bet it looked...

Not really cracks. I'm willing to bet it looked like that when it came out of the casting mold.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 271,977
Posted By HellSickle
That was going to be my guess. Is it named...

That was going to be my guess. Is it named Monarch Crest?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,597
Posted By HellSickle
As Pat answered, yes. The fairgrounds has...

As Pat answered, yes.

The fairgrounds has very nice facilities. Plenty of RV camping in the back. Grassy areas for tent camping to the North of the main building. The event crew will be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14,161
Views: 1,039,062
Posted By HellSickle
Since you asked.... <iframe width="560"...

Since you asked....

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,612
Posted By HellSickle
If it's a really old title without the...

If it's a really old title without the anti-perjury clause, you will need a notorized bill of sale. Otherwise, just fill out the proper squares on the back of the title form.

250/650, depends...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 20,841
Posted By HellSickle
I've been careful not to overtighten. It was the...

I've been careful not to overtighten. It was the angled plug on the bottom with an allen socket that bound up. I replaced it with a tall hex head (aftermarket part). I drilled the head for safety...
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