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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Weight bench

Marcy/Sears weight bench.

http://c.shld.net/rpx/i/s/i/spin/image/spin_prod_1016189912?hei=545&wid=545&op_sharpen=1

Looks like this one when put together. I have the bar and a bunch of weight...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Thanks for the heads up! Looks like a good thing...

Thanks for the heads up! Looks like a good thing to take the kiddo to. I'll likely be there.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,518
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
in if I'm in town! I'll put it on the calendar. ...

in if I'm in town! I'll put it on the calendar. It would be good to meet you guys!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Jackets in Boulder

I posted them in the big FM too, figured local is easier.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,033
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
true enough- I started looking at stats just...

true enough- I started looking at stats just after I posted. Nothing like twice the weight :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-22-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,033
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
http://www.amazon.com/Master-Lock-2953AT-12-Volt-P...

http://www.amazon.com/Master-Lock-2953AT-12-Volt-Portable/dp/B000COTKDM/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1421948298&sr=8-9&keywords=warn+xt17

Anyone use one of these? I found it when looking at the warn on...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-21-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,073
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I know they're not on your list but I just scored...

I know they're not on your list but I just scored a set of Ti Remus for super cheap via an inmate...

Ping Clate- I believe there were a couple more sets?

It's currently snowing, so I haven't...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I'll throw another vote in for the Sena- I have...

I'll throw another vote in for the Sena- I have one in her helmet and one in mine, and it works really well- we run VOX and it effectively never shuts off, but she can always hear me, and I can...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-19-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I pulled the trigger on the new exhaust, but...

I pulled the trigger on the new exhaust, but haven't had a chance to bolt em on yet. Hopefully it helps.

As a datapoint for how hot it gets, I was riding around town on Sunday here, thermometer...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Cool - thanks for chiming in. I had a hard time...

Cool - thanks for chiming in. I had a hard time finding any info on them at all. It sounds like they're cheap for a reason (duh).

I am a little bummed to hear it didn't help your heat issues...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
It's definitely running stock/factory tune- is...

It's definitely running stock/factory tune- is that something the 15 min idle will take care of or do I need to get more elaborate?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I have not done the radiator guard yet. I had...

I have not done the radiator guard yet. I had thought about doing it, but I guess I didn't realize the stock was that restrictive.

I'll add that to the winter fab list.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
another exhaust thread

So I've done some digging, and concluded that one way to help my 990R's hot temperament is to put some aftermarket pipes on it. That and all the other reasons to do the pipes.

In reading about...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
sounds a bit too much like the one it would be...

sounds a bit too much like the one it would be replacing in my back yard...

:baldy
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-01-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
does it work? :deal

does it work?
:deal
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-19-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Interested in the carrier- is it hitch mount? ...

Interested in the carrier- is it hitch mount? got a pic?
Forum: Hacks 11-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,803
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I just drove one - base model. I need to move...

I just drove one - base model. I need to move some $$ around, but it'll be hard not to pick one of these up.

granted the roads were cold, and occasionally wet, but I got a nice, traction...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
well played sir. Let me see what getting...

well played sir.

Let me see what getting to the opposite end of the state any time soon looks like, logistically.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16,096
Views: 2,545,815
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Beater dirt bike

I'm looking for one- ~$1500, I'm a big guy (~200 lb), so that probably leaves out 125's.

I need something to figure out this 'dirt' stuff on that's NOT my 990R.

Trials bikes always seem like...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Good to know on the screens- it felt a little...

Good to know on the screens- it felt a little silly, as did replacing them because as there was nothing in them. Save the oil there was no significant difference between the old ones and the new...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-12-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
the sad thing is I did! First bit in there says...

the sad thing is I did! First bit in there says 'remove glove box cover, remove glove box insert' etc. etc.

It was just a bit mind boggling how far you have to strip this thing down to change...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-11-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,364
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
can someone tell me, please

why the FUCK I'm messing with the goddam fuse box while trying to change the oil on this thing?

Seriously?!

I followed all the instructions, did it all by the book, and have found myself...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,803
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx269/here4tehb...

http://i762.photobucket.com/albums/xx269/here4tehbeer/blogs_pvt/raccoon_dowant2.jpg

this.

I will own one of these. Time to start selling toys.
Forum: Hacks 07-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,803
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
revealed today:...

revealed today: http://www.polaris.com/en-us/slingshot

1700 lb, 173 hp. price point at 20, and 24k. Available for delivery in october.

I has me seriously considering ditching the current...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,803
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I have a morgan replica kit (Jzr), and if the...

I have a morgan replica kit (Jzr), and if the price is right, I'll be all over one of these. I remember a number of years back VW did one with a K1200R power train as a concept. I got on the list...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,143
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
even if it tends to fall down a lot? I have a...

even if it tends to fall down a lot? I have a feeling it just gets tired sometimes and needs to rest.... :p3rry

Seriously though I'll send an email and keep an eye on the date.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 133,467
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Looks like a lot of the same trail, but this ride...

Looks like a lot of the same trail, but this ride in particular was the tuesday night ride put on by Redstone Cyclery, frequented by a large contingent of REEB/Oskar Blues folks. Fun crew for sure. ...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-23-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 133,467
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Awesome! I hopped on the ride that goes out of...

Awesome! I hopped on the ride that goes out of Lyons every tuesday night, and we did a nice lap around peaceful valley/sourdough in the dark. It was seriously fun.
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,143
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I might be interested in this one too- I'd be on...

I might be interested in this one too- I'd be on a 950. I'm a relative noob, but I've ridden it on a bike in a day, how hard can it be on a 500 lb moto? :huh
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 133,467
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I concur. I just did one of these: ...

I concur. I just did one of these:

http://www.borealisbikes.com/bikes/complete-x9/

Should have a good night ride on it this evening.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 133,467
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
He did forget to mention one thing- it is truly a...

He did forget to mention one thing- it is truly a car replacement in every regard.

I've ridden one of those. Super fun!

One of their reps had one at the Avery brewery, and it really is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 77,174
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
I was on the same timeline- leaving early...

I was on the same timeline- leaving early tomorrow. Now? dunno- it kind of all depends on how much water is in my basement. it's been dumping buckets for almost 48 straight hrs.

I'm sure the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-27-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 77,174
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
registered, camp reserved, and looking forward to...

registered, camp reserved, and looking forward to the fun!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-23-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Just found this last night when a quick...

Just found this last night when a quick electrical project turned into an all day/1 am affair.

luckily I caught it early and just had to re-tape it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-31-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 87,030
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
... You've had it for a week, and already ridden...

... You've had it for a week, and already ridden it places you'd never dream of taking a GS!


.... The girl you're giving a 'ride home' asks "wow, why is your bike so intense?" :deal
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
As it turns out, one of my other passions is...

As it turns out, one of my other passions is whitewater boating, and I ended up making a line of high end fittings for pipe about that size to make oar frames. They ended up as a really nice 'big...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
1) it is totally possible 2) it is an easy...

1) it is totally possible

2) it is an easy thing for a sheetmetal/welding shop to do, it's just a question of finding the right one - probably one with bodywork experience. A stainless tank would...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
oh heck yeah- we're really not set up to do that...

oh heck yeah- we're really not set up to do that anyway. Far better to be set up on a waterjet than anything else. In the case that someone wants to do it, I was thinking I could recommend a shop,...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
Got a pic or a link? A quick google just showed...

Got a pic or a link? A quick google just showed me it's a known issue, they're not trivial to find, and how many folks potentially need one :deal
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,548
Posted By Sgt.Floyd
wow- I need to edit my preferences so I get an...

wow- I need to edit my preferences so I get an email when I get a PM or this thread sees action!

I havn't had much to say, so I have been logged out on the various machines, and have (sadly)...
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