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Old 10-23-2012, 01:10 AM   #5911
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Moab

I can hardly wait to get there too.
The KLX is ready to go and just collecting all the other stuff together.
Early Saturday morning departure.
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:16 AM   #5912
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I can hardly wait to get there too.
The KLX is ready to go and just collecting all the other stuff together.
Early Saturday morning departure.
Geez, you guys ARE getting excited, middle of the night posts and all. That's anticipation!
Hope you have a great run.
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Old 10-23-2012, 02:16 AM   #5913
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I got out, but only for two days....so no time for riding. Back to work today.
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:26 AM   #5914
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I got out, but only for two days....so no time for riding. Back to work today.
Tough luck Ron, you and the wife should take a winter holiday this year, some where the riding weather is favourable.
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Old 10-23-2012, 04:41 PM   #5915
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ZZR-Ron, did you ever make it home? Hope you didn't miss this little bit of nice weather...it's over now

Not much going on in this thread. Everyone give up on riding for this year? I've been prepping the 530 for Moab. Finally changed the front flat tire and put in my "Brand new never used" backup tube...seems it ain't so brand new anymore after bouncing and rubbing in the back fender bag for 6 months. Big hole worn thru it Had to buy a new one and install it instead. Also found that my glue in the patch kit took a hit sometime and was spread out all over the patches...nice Guess I should check it more often.

Fixed everything up, changed oils, cleaned air filter...good to go Can't wait to get out of here and venture south again...4 days and counting

Can't wait...

Have a great trip. Did you change your battery
Looking forward to your pics.
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Old 10-23-2012, 06:54 PM   #5916
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Have a great trip. Did you change your battery
Looking forward to your pics.
No...I think I'm going tomorrow to pick one up. Phoned about it today and they have one in stock. I guess this trips all about riding...so the bike better start

Good to hear from you again...thought you'd run out of town...or at least flown out
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:27 PM   #5917
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No...I think I'm going tomorrow to pick one up. Phoned about it today and they have one in stock. I guess this trips all about riding...so the bike better start

Good to hear from you again...thought you'd run out of town...or at least flown out
Rob, get the Ballistic Evo, light and plenty of cranking Amps.... cheaper than the stock usually.
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:18 AM   #5918
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Rob, get the Ballistic Evo, light and plenty of cranking Amps.... cheaper than the stock usually.
Now that I waited so long, I don't have much of a choice in the batteries that they sell here. Could've ordered what ever I wanted earlier...but no, I had to wait Going with the most cranking amps they have...and of course it's the most expensive

Might end up a gas tank short of reaching Moab now...better bring a tow strap BackRoader
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:59 AM   #5919
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New Battery...

Okay, picked up a new battery today and was in luck. They had a EVO Battery in stock...good to go. Now I'll have to spend a couple of nights sleeping in the truck to even out the funds

Coming up fast...
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:37 PM   #5920
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Okay, picked up a new battery today and was in luck. They had a EVO Battery in stock...good to go. Now I'll have to spend a couple of nights sleeping in the truck to even out the funds

Coming up fast...
Once you get south of Minneapolis you should be good temperature wise....
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:15 PM   #5921
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Okay, picked up a new battery today and was in luck. They had a EVO Battery in stock...good to go. Now I'll have to spend a couple of nights sleeping in the truck to even out the funds

Coming up fast...
Lovin' the pictures Rob, take lots on this run if you can...
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:24 PM   #5922
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Lovin' the pictures Rob, take lots on this run if you can...
Always try to...I took 4 thousand photos on my last trip. Gotta love digital cameras...just snap away and go thru them in the evening and delete what you want.

Hopefully the weather holds out down there and we get some good sunny days

Two more days and...
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:44 AM   #5923
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Day 2 last year, first water crossing on the way to Hurah Pass. There was not much water in the creeks.



Onion Creek... the road got wetter as we made our way to Stinky Canyon


Some heavy Equipment had just finished rebuilding the road earlier in the day




There is a road somewhere in this photo
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:46 AM   #5924
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Lappeman are you part of Backroaders hooligan Moab gang? 2006 photo(way overdue for a return)


try Slickrock if you can...some challenging routes. Super traction on the rock surface.

Try and get some photos of Backroader going up the Lions back......hey? heh heh
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:03 AM   #5925
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Lappeman are you part of Backroaders hooligan Moab gang? 2006 photo(way overdue for a return)


try Slickrock if you can...some challenging routes. Super traction on the rock surface.

Try and get some photos of Backroader going up the Lions back......hey? heh heh

Ya, meeting them down there for some offroad fun!!

Unfortunatly Lions Back is closed now...but there is Baby Lions Back that is more bike friendly Still hope I can get a photo of the old Lions Back.
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