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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11,893
Views: 1,488,955
Posted By MMcnamara
S1000rr in Co. Springs

BMW S1000rr if anyone's interested...only 3000 miles.

"Not only will it accelerate hard enough to bend space-time, but with BMW's most modern ABS system, you can brake into that off-camber,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By MMcnamara
From the outthere.com...

From the outthere.com (http://outtherecolorado.com/popular-colorado-springs-trail-network-could-reopen-next-week/article/1521286#Q2cRIa8EIXGfTzZV.99) article:

"However, dirt bikes will be confined...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-03-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14,696
Views: 2,160,706
Posted By MMcnamara
4 steel 15" 5-lug Accord wheels - Ellicot,CO

I have a set of four perfect steel wheels off of an early 00's Accord. They are in perfect condition, 15x6 with a 5x114.3 bolt pattern. They should fit most Japanese cars with a 5 bolt pattern, but...
Forum: Face plant 07-07-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,043
Posted By MMcnamara
Callaway Fork? Southernmost water crossing?

Callaway Fork? Southernmost water crossing?
Forum: Americas 02-16-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By MMcnamara
There's new info on the ticket situation. STEP...

There's new info on the ticket situation. STEP will only allow one ticket, even if you requested two but lost out on the lottery. Do they think my wife will let me go alone? Not fucking likely.
...
Forum: Americas 02-12-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By MMcnamara
Check this shit out. At least we aren't the only...

Check this shit out. At least we aren't the only ones...

http://www.cafepress.com/+lottery_loser_light_tshirt,619296777
Forum: Americas 02-08-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By MMcnamara
Burning Man 2012

So, who's going to the Playa this year? This will be my first burn since 2008, assuming I can get tickets...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-25-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,020
Posted By MMcnamara
Where I work we have some NatGeo "Adventure...

Where I work we have some NatGeo "Adventure Paper" that has been in water (sealed in an evil BPA-leaching Nalgene bottle-o-death) for at least 5 years. It seems to have suffered no ill effects.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 26,678
Posted By MMcnamara
The majority of trips are short, so the majority...

The majority of trips are short, so the majority of accidents happen during a short trip.
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 39,328
Posted By MMcnamara
He left here (St Louis) at 5:30am, so you should...

He left here (St Louis) at 5:30am, so you should see him around 6:30-7:00 this evening if the heat isn't too bad across Kansas.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-16-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By MMcnamara
Where are you? Your location just says "Midwest"....

Where are you? Your location just says "Midwest". That's a pretty big place.

I have a 62st that I love. I upgraded from the 60CSX after trying (and not being satisfied with) the Oregon series. I...
Forum: Hacks 12-20-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,848
Posted By MMcnamara
Hang on to that woman. :gun1

Hang on to that woman.

:gun1
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 113,847
Posted By MMcnamara
I'm getting a Chirp and putting it on my keys. ...

I'm getting a Chirp and putting it on my keys.

I lose those twice a week. I always know where the Oregon is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By MMcnamara
Yeah, cool ride, but you just know that's going...

Yeah, cool ride, but you just know that's going to show up on some environmentalist site...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By MMcnamara
I have one of these, and it's awesome. I use it...

I have one of these, and it's awesome. I use it to shelter the bikes, cook under, stop the wind from blowing directly on the tent.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
C2m
Views: 2,557
Posted By MMcnamara
I had a close encounter with a deer just this...

I had a close encounter with a deer just this size this past weekend on MO160. She jumped out with juuuust enough room to get between me and the car coming the opposite direction. The car braked and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-22-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By MMcnamara
Riding near Mountain Home 9/25-26?

Anyone riding near Mountain Home on Saturday the 25th or Sunday the 26th? My lady friend and I are taking the NX650s out this weekend, and will most likely end up camping in the area Friday and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,529
Posted By MMcnamara
I always do this, but did it more conciously the...

I always do this, but did it more conciously the other night when riding home with no taillights. A guy tells me this while we are waiting on an on-ramp. I had no where to go but onto the highway....
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
:becca New pulse generator, new jets, newly...

:becca

New pulse generator, new jets, newly painted exhaust, everything buttoned up...

...Turn on the gas and it's pouring out from between the carb and the float bowl. The gasket is old and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
The pickup tested out of range when warm. ...

The pickup tested out of range when warm.

I'm lucky to have two NXs, so to confirm I swapped the CDI and the coil. It would start and run, with increasingly frequent backfiring. The only part...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4,672
Views: 440,107
Posted By MMcnamara
This merge makes no sense. I didn't know if...

This merge makes no sense.

I didn't know if the $1000 Hawk was a great deal or indicating lunacy on the part of the owner who would be willing to part with a Hawk GT for that little.
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
I am waiting for my Pulse Generator. It might be...

I am waiting for my Pulse Generator. It might be in today, more likely tomorrow. I just pulled the old one, it took half an hour to pull the cover. I had a sloppy weld on the frame get in the way of...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-01-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,466
Posted By MMcnamara
I really like the 62s. I've added Topo and...

I really like the 62s. I've added Topo and CN2010. It's compatible with Custom Maps. It works like a 60csx with big buttons.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By MMcnamara
I see you can rent them in Mexico, so they must...

I see you can rent them in Mexico, so they must be tough enough. Remember, loaded down any bike will go through tires and brakes faster.

I'd take an 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, and 14mm sockets and a driver,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By MMcnamara
So, has anyone tried a big DR650 tank? Anything?

So, has anyone tried a big DR650 tank? Anything?
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By MMcnamara
NX650 tank question

I have read that the only tanks that will fit an NX650 are the Acerbis and the stocker. People have apparently tried fitting others, but no dice. I've seen one sweet KTM mod, and with a bare NX in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 72,217
Posted By MMcnamara
The pad he's using appears to be an Insulated Air...

The pad he's using appears to be an Insulated Air Core. It's rectangular, 2.5 inches thick by 20'' wide by either 72'' or 77'' depending on if you have a regular or a long. It will maintain the...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,014
Posted By MMcnamara
...And since your fingers are already in contact...

...And since your fingers are already in contact with the lever, you can apply force to it in a much more controlled manner.

:thumb

The GS500 would be a great choice.
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,023
Posted By MMcnamara
+n on the Aeropress. I just got one and that's a...

+n on the Aeropress. I just got one and that's a damn fine cup of coffee. Easiest cleanup ever.

But where's the high capacity version?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,698
Posted By MMcnamara
Load the maps as usual. Go to Find --->Fuel...

Load the maps as usual. Go to Find --->Fuel Services and it will tell you the nearest gas stations, their direction and bearing.

If you want them to show up on the screen you would have to create...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
This goes with what made sense to me. The problem...

This goes with what made sense to me. The problem getting worse as a function of engine heat is what makes me think this. I'll test the pulse generator hot and cold and see what happens.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
The bike runs normally for the first minute, then...

The bike runs normally for the first minute, then the backfiring starts, getting worse the longer it runs. Almost like something is heating up and causing the issue.

Is the NX a wasted spark...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 901,751
Posted By MMcnamara
Backfire...

I bought 2 NX's recently, one runs like a champ, the other not so much.

The rougher one will start, but backfires through the carb (not just popping out the exhaust). I have checked the carb and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4,222
Views: 633,149
Posted By MMcnamara
FZR600 Hybrid in St. Louis

C'mon guys, help me out. I need a real dual sport.

I've lowered the price to about what I could get by parting it out. I hate to do that but it's coming to the point where the wrenches are going...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,141
Posted By MMcnamara
Is it under warranty? If so, PM me your e-mail...

Is it under warranty? If so, PM me your e-mail and I'll see what I can do through work.

Otherwise, contact Tentpole Technologies at http://www.polesforyou.com and order up a replacement.
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10,373
Views: 1,380,540
Posted By MMcnamara
[quote=lstzephyr]Is that your car? Just curious...

[quote=lstzephyr]Is that your car? Just curious as it occured to me that I can name the year/make/model/engine displacement/most of the bolt sizes on that car. I even could tell you the size of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,131
Posted By MMcnamara
Because the fookin thing looks like a washing...

Because the fookin thing looks like a washing machine on wheels. And...

:bluduh

...It did. After 12,000 miles the front mount failed at "really fast" and it was gone without me noticing.


...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,131
Posted By MMcnamara
http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z151/solarisrac...

http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z151/solarisracing/DSC00609-1.jpg

"Yeah, honey. I found a nice hotel room somewhere in Utah."

"No, there are no mice in the room."
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,084
Posted By MMcnamara
Since this is going to JM in 3...2... :gerg I...

Since this is going to JM in 3...2...
:gerg
I would like to point out that the McDonalds coffee burn case is reasonable when you hear the details.

1. That McDonalds had been cited by the Board...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By MMcnamara
Pics or :dizave

Pics or :dizave
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