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Old 07-14-2008, 05:33 PM   #886
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The BRP riders got bored watching the kids going up and down the hill and decided to ride on....can't blame them....




So is Oni, he didn't think it's worth his time to see the FFs having too much fun. Youth and a 950SE combo....is as bad as cocaine and LSD!



While mayhem is taking place where we left off, the Thumper riders stopped to enjoy the peaceful and relaxing scenery


At about 6K feet....you can see lots of pine trees and the trail was God's gift to all noobs!




I'm the only one who knows the trail and so the FFs have to wait for me......




.....and they're so blind , they didn't see the sign in front of them



You can see that their heads are not even stuck in the ground!




The trail was so nice that this is the closest you can get to trail heaven..








as an added bonus, you get to see and appreciated this beautiful view....if you ride slow enough



Can you spot the trail below? Man, I tell you, we're all one lucky FFs!



This is suppose to be a secret trail, but it's just too beautiful to keep it to ourselves...so close and still unknown


Not really excited to see the guys waiting for me this time....cuz this means the ride is over!





I can tell we're all happy FFs and have lots of good memories to bring home



Like one good beer to the next, there's another round..........

This one sucks, we're heading to slab it out on the Golden State Freeway.





Not completely over yet....there's some photo opportunity on the next one to see the saga of bike #105!

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Old 07-14-2008, 06:14 PM   #887
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Like what ? maybe a blowout

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Old 07-14-2008, 06:25 PM   #888
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nice noel,was showing the boys the ride report and theres my blowout yeah baby
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Old 07-14-2008, 06:48 PM   #889
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Ha ha

We had 2 blowouts on the ride...Nowwhat's tire and Bouncing Billy's pants.

Glad Nowwhat's tube didn't didn't pop out, as well as Bouncing Billy's...uhhhh....nevermind
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:33 AM   #890
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Ha ha

We had 2 blowouts on the ride...Nowwhat's tire and Bouncing Billy's pants.

Glad Nowwhat's tube didn't didn't pop out, as well as Bouncing Billy's...uhhhh....nevermind
Oni how much air i need to have on the back.. PSI???? i'm 185lbs..
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Old 07-15-2008, 08:08 AM   #891
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I run 110-115 lbs. There is no static sag...it tops out with no weight on it. Also if you set it while it's hot...it will feel a little low on a cool morning but should feel normal after you hit the trail.

For rough rides I pump it up a little more as it seems to blow through it's travel quickly at lower settings.

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Old 07-15-2008, 09:56 AM   #892
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Ha ha

We had 2 blowouts on the ride...Nowwhat's tire and Bouncing Billy's pants.

Glad Nowwhat's tube didn't didn't pop out, as well as Bouncing Billy's...uhhhh....nevermind
What, what, Nowwhat's tube?

Sorry folks, no pics of Nowwhat's tube....





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Old 07-15-2008, 10:31 AM   #893
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I run 110-115 lbs. There is no static sag...it tops out with no weight on it. Also if you set it while it's hot...it will feel a little low on a cool morning but should feel normal after you hit the trail.

For rough rides I pump it up a little more as it seems to blow through it's travel quickly at lower settings.
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Old 07-15-2008, 10:43 AM   #894
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I usually fiddled around with it at the first rest stop on a ride. Let it warm up a bit. Sometimes at the start of a ride it will feel a little soft...but after a few miles it stiffens up.

It will probably take you a few rides to get used to it/tune it for your weight/style. It does stinkbug in the street (shock extends fully) on the brakes...but using the back brake in conjunction seems to help.

Make sure you take off all the excess DOT garbage off the rear fender...reflector, plate light extender. All that weight make the already floppy rear fender snap off. Also shim the rear sub fender so it won't rub on the airshock. Use a washer or two.

Check the X Challenge index thread in thumpers.

Uni is coming out with a foam filter in a matter of weeks. I have a few on order from Scott's Performance in Montrose. If you're interested, give them a call and ask them to add another one or two to the order.

Other than that...just ride and enjoy! It's a fun bike. Much more capable than I am.
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Old 07-15-2008, 10:51 AM   #895
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I usually fiddled around with it at the first rest stop on a ride. Let it warm up a bit. Sometimes at the start of a ride it will feel a little soft...but after a few miles it stiffens up.

It will probably take you a few rides to get used to it/tune it for your weight/style. It does stinkbug in the street (shock extends fully) on the brakes...but using the back brake in conjunction seems to help.

Make sure you take off all the excess DOT garbage off the rear fender...reflector, plate light extender. All that weight make the already floppy rear fender snap off. Also shim the rear sub fender so it won't rub on the airshock. Use a washer or two.

Check the X Challenge index thread in thumpers.



Uni is coming out with a foam filter in a matter of weeks. I have a few on order from Scott's Performance in Montrose. If you're interested, give them a call and ask them to add another one or two to the order.

Other than that...just ride and enjoy! It's a fun bike. Much more capable than I am.

Danny,

If you need to borrow my SAWZALL for maximum weight reduction let me know
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Old 07-15-2008, 11:24 AM   #896
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Thanks for all the support....the idea of you guys helping me on the side of the 5 frwy with all those cages flying by gave me goosebumps....AAA was there in under an hour and I got to ride home in A/C while drinking a Gatoraide.....that motorcycle AAA program rocks....thus ends my relationship with TKC 80s.....
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Old 07-15-2008, 12:19 PM   #897
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Make sure you take off all the excess DOT garbage off the rear fender...reflector, plate light extender. All that weight make the already floppy rear fender snap off. Also shim the rear sub fender so it won't rub on the airshock. Use a washer or two.
Oni, I meant to tell you but I forgot.

While following you, I noticed that the rear fender, tail lights, etc...are bobbing up and down, thought something was loose.

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Old 07-15-2008, 12:52 PM   #898
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I asked a semi driver what he ran in his air bags and he said 110-115 should be good.so ithink use guys should be good.remember life begins at 3/4 throttle IIIII know.....Oh and NMBMN its"ien sawzienall" dude ...get it rite

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Old 07-15-2008, 02:16 PM   #899
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Oni, I meant to tell you but I forgot. While following you, I noticed that the rear fender, tail lights, etc...are bobbing up and down, thought something was loose.
Yeah...it's the wimpy fender. I broke the stock first one off going through a little g-out...didn't even bottom out and it broke. I was going to take it apart on the trail but Sito came to the rescue with his handy roll of tape and we were off again.

It was replaced under warranty...took off the excess garbage...and it's still floppy. Have a TT one in the garage...too lazy to mount the turn signals.
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This bike been modified by the original owner before he crushed it and punctured lung in the process… his wife tolled him to sale….
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