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Old 10-22-2013, 12:03 AM   #2176
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True story Dos! He and his buddy on the WR250 ride like the wind. It took us a half hour at full throttle to catch them on that trip to Toroweap.
Yeah well it wouldn't take me that long to catch and pass him on my VFR. But I'm not looking to win any additional performance awards.
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Old 10-22-2013, 06:23 AM   #2177
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Hey Bill, did you install your tool tube?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=603514
Julio,

Not yet but thanks for the link that's perfect. I will be stopping at Home Depot this week and get the mounting stuff

I also ordered the foam filter wrap to go with the K&L filter.

While cleaning the garage I noticed that I still have your impact driver, let me know when you get home and I will drop it off.

Thanks again for all the help everyone.

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Old 10-22-2013, 09:43 AM   #2178
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Julio,

Not yet but thanks for the link that's perfect. I will be stopping at Home Depot this week and get the mounting stuff

I also ordered the foam filter wrap to go with the K&L filter.

While cleaning the garage I noticed that I still have your impact driver, let me know when you get home and I will drop it off.

Thanks again for all the help everyone.

Bill
Good deal. It's a really good idea to put that prefilter on. This is my DR's prefilter after doing just two days of riding (the southern AZ ride we did a few weeks ago) .



As you can see, with the airbox open you're gonna get a lot more of that nasty stuff in there.

No rush on the impact driver. Drop it off whenever.
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:45 PM   #2179
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I've been commuting on the bike since I moved down here 5 years ago.

Usually up the 10 in the mornings. Down the 101 in the evenings. I keep it at a sane pace at 80. Unlike you hooligans on KLR's that blow past doing wicked speeds.
Nice! I don't like the 10 very much so I take the 101 to the 202 to get to Phoenix everyday and the reverse on the way home. I'll keep an eye out for you from now on.
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Old 10-24-2013, 09:20 PM   #2180
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Prescott

Well, I will be riding the bike to work tomorrow and then slabbing it up to Prescott for the Howling at the Moon weekend Can't wait to see how the bike handles with all the changes.

Hope to see at least a few familiar faces there and wish everyone who can't make it a great weekend.

PS

Thinking about doing a Mt Lemmon ride next weekend for anyone wanting to join in.

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Old 10-24-2013, 09:56 PM   #2181
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Hey Bill, I'll be up at Howlin this weekend. Doing the B ride on Sat.
Camping at the Lynx Lake. Hope to see ya there. Mt. Lemon next week would be great. Wade
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:18 PM   #2182
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I'm gonna miss riding with all of you this weekend but look forward to the pictures/videos tho.

See you next weekend for Mt. Lemmon.

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Old 10-24-2013, 10:20 PM   #2183
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...Thinking about doing a Mt Lemmon ride next weekend for anyone wanting to join in....Take Care....Bill
Bill - Was kicking around the idea of Mt.Lemmon and the Pima air museum for this weekend...now I might need an alternate...what else are folks doing this coming weekend?
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Old 10-24-2013, 10:33 PM   #2184
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Wade,

Glad you are going and I'm also going to do the B ride. Hope it isn't beyond my ability but we will see. Lynx lake is just down the road from my Sisters place where I'll be staying so I'll be sure to see ya.


Ricardo, Mike and Wade

Looking forward to seeing you. This ride should be quite a bit easier than Sheep's bridge. We can work out the detail next week as we have several different options.


Later
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:32 PM   #2185
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Dear resident VFR expert,
Do you think that the sum of the parts are worth more than the asking price? http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/4105545024.html
I thought it might be worth while to buy, strip, and sell parts to those in need. Want to get a feel for what is worth what on the market and you know your shiz on these. Thanks, Paul
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Old 10-28-2013, 02:46 PM   #2186
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Stunting?

I know that the single sided swing arm is always highly sought after.
Nobody really wants a VFR motor because who the hell needs one?
If the plastics were good they'd be worth a pretty penny but nothing on that thing looks to be in tact.

the 94 is the same type as my 95 which has a dual headlight.

so either that hunk of shit has a 93 headlight on it or it's not a 94.

Smelly fishy.

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Old 10-28-2013, 03:00 PM   #2187
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Thanks for the quick reply. I knew you would know the deal. Thanks dude!
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:16 PM   #2188
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Bill, did you survive the ATR event? I figured you would have posted by now.
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:05 PM   #2189
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Bill, did you survive the ATR event? I figured you would have posted by now.

Hey Brad thanks for asking and the offer to ride with ya. I am so glad I didn't though as I don't think I would have survived it. I had a great time with the C route Saturday and seeing everyone. Those ATR guys really know how to put a ride together, first class all the way.

After Breakfast Sunday I figured instead of doing the Jerome C ride I would just take all dirt from Mayer to Bloody Basin Road back home as I have never done it in reverse. It worked out really well and I got back to Queen Creek about 1:00

We need to plan a ride sometime that works for you as it has been to long since the last one!!!

See ya later
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Old 10-28-2013, 08:27 PM   #2190
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Mt Lemmon 11/2

Well it looks like the Mt Lemmon ride is on so how does this sound???

Meet at Queen Creek Café at 9:00 for breakfast or 10:00 if just going for the ride. We can take Florence Kelvin Highway / Willow Springs route to Oracle then up to Mount Lemmon.

Once on top we can decide to either take 79 back maybe stopping at Skydive AZ for a break or take Redington Road to Mammoth back.

I am open to any changes so if anyone has any suggestions please chime in.


See everyone Saturday.
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