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Old 08-18-2013, 04:35 AM   #20221
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BRshooter, man that sucks about your back. How did it happen?

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Old 08-18-2013, 01:37 PM   #20222
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I honestly have no idea how it happened. It may have been a childhood accident and the undiagnosed condition just kept getting worse over time. I will try the physical therapy and yoga and see what happens. It's either that or surgery but I know surgery will only be a temporary solution and will ultimately make my back weaker and more prone to further injury.

I bet it'd be easier to be renegaded to cages than it'd be to ride a bike on pavement only. Maybe if I keep the pain under control I will buy a tiny dirt bike in a couple years. For now I'm happy I have an excuse to not ever help anyone move.
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Old 08-18-2013, 02:03 PM   #20223
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I honestly have no idea how it happened. It may have been a childhood accident and the undiagnosed condition just kept getting worse over time. I will try the physical therapy and yoga and see what happens. It's either that or surgery but I know surgery will only be a temporary solution and will ultimately make my back weaker and more prone to further injury.

I bet it'd be easier to be renegaded to cages than it'd be to ride a bike on pavement only. Maybe if I keep the pain under control I will buy a tiny dirt bike in a couple years. For now I'm happy I have an excuse to not ever help anyone move.
Get one of these.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NHx...e_gdata_player

Good cheap fun.

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Old 08-18-2013, 05:55 PM   #20224
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Get one of these.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NHx...e_gdata_player

Good cheap fun.

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Link not working. Says the video is private. Make sure you're not linking to the video of your product reviews for Sharper Image.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zseFQ-k...%3DzseFQ-kdqz0
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:10 PM   #20225
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Eh? Ride at the B, Cave Trail

I ran in to Vader today, literally I hope I stopped fast enough. It happened too fast to know. It was nice to meet you though
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Old 08-18-2013, 11:39 PM   #20226
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Harcus wanted some moto porn...

While putting the oil cap back over the oil filter, one of the bolts snapped at the head. Not a problem, use a bolt extractor to get it out, right? Nope, while extracting the bolt, the housing around the bolt cracked and broke...LC8 owners understand this is part of the left side engine case. One can't just replace the part that's broken without replacing the entire case.

So I am sitting there with 3 ADV guys who have 100s of thousands of miles of riding between us, and they are all boat mechanics as well. The best idea we had was to try and JB-Weld the cap in place, then I would do something more permanent back inLubbock...after riding 2500 miles off road.

We did our fix, and I took the bike on the road to test it. Within 5 miles, this is where I ended up.


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So, Hick, what's the word on the case - ect - o -me? Will the patient survive? If so, in time for the Steamboat gig?

I am sure you have considered back up plan A = Load the 500 in to your truck & drive up.

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Old 08-19-2013, 04:44 AM   #20227
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So, Hick, what's the word on the case - ect - o -me? Will the patient survive? If so, in time for the Steamboat gig?

I am sure you have considered back up plan A = Load the 500 in to your truck & drive up.

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I fly to Spokane tomorrow morning, and the bike should be operational by Wed or Thurs. I am committed to the CDT as well as Steamboat.
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Old 08-19-2013, 06:22 PM   #20228
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Nice to have riding so close to the city. Thanks for looking!
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:17 AM   #20229
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Good price on a 690.
http://www.ksl.com/?nid=218&ad=26413...h=ktm&ad_cid=1

Starting to see prices on early models come down.
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...h=ktm&ad_cid=8
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:10 AM   #20230
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My spot shared page. Starting the ride wed/Thursday

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/f...qoQtpQNEvq0n0V
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:13 AM   #20231
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My spot shared page. Starting the ride wed/Thursday

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/f...qoQtpQNEvq0n0V
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Old 08-20-2013, 07:37 PM   #20232
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Did same ride two weeks ago, almost ran over a 5 foot rattlesnake in the road. Beautiful views up there!

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Old 08-21-2013, 06:21 AM   #20233
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I rarely see eye to eye with SUWA, but it looks like some of my favorite roads, trails and spots to wander are about to get sold....

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56...lands.html.csp

I'd really hate the Swell to start looking like nine-mile
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:10 AM   #20234
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not so swell

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Old 08-21-2013, 08:18 AM   #20235
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I rarely see eye to eye with SUWA, but it looks like some of my favorite roads, trails and spots to wander are about to get sold....

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56...lands.html.csp

I'd really hate the Swell to start looking like nine-mile
Do these leases nullify public rights of way? I was under the impression that the lessees took the property subject to existing public roads.
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