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Old 03-11-2013, 11:28 AM   #3931
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Nice intro Myfriend
I started on one of them minibikes wish I still had it.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:07 PM   #3932
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Thanks!

I had been meaning to get that bike running for years. Finally, a friend was out at my dad's place and asked what I was going to do with that bike. I told him I was going to fix it up. He said "when?"

Which was a very good question. The next weekend, I took it home with me and dug into it. I'll never part ways with it now!
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:42 PM   #3933
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Welcome, Gravity. We'll have to get together for a KTM ride one day.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:06 PM   #3934
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Thanks!

I'm up for it - just gotta get my bike back together. Hopefully before riding the weather gets here.

I was going to post my actual location here - I'm on the West side of Newton. So, I'm 30-40 miles East of you.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:42 PM   #3935
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Thanks!

I'm up for it - just gotta get my bike back together. Hopefully before riding the weather gets here.

I was going to post my actual location here - I'm on the West side of Newton. So, I'm 30-40 miles East of you.
Man, I know exactly what you mean about getting the bike back together:


I feel like I've been just signing my paycheck over to Doug at MotoSports for weeks now. But, I'm almost there.

I'm in West Des Moines near Jordan Creek Mall. Not far at all.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:54 PM   #3936
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Ha! Mines not quite that far apart. At least I still have my front end attached!






What are you doing to your bike? Rebuilding the shocks?
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:59 PM   #3937
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Nevermind! Found your thread.


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But, that's what ya gotta do to:
Change the balancer shaft seal,
Upgrade the water pump to the CJ Designs shaft,
Check the valves,
Tighten the head bolts,
Change the plugs,
Service the forks,
Tighten the triple tree,
Install a new front tire,
Install sprockets and chain,
Install a new air cleaner,
Install Samco hoses,
Service the rear shock,
Service the swing arm,
Add a new bash plate, and
Install other bits and pieces.
Quite the laundry list!
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:12 PM   #3938
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That was the short list!
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:19 PM   #3939
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How about this hot spot?


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Old 03-11-2013, 07:21 PM   #3940
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Or this hot spot?

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Old 03-11-2013, 08:21 PM   #3941
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Well I know Pauls, but where is that bridge? For being from Dubuque I'm pretty ignorant on where to ride if that is in the Dubuque area.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:45 PM   #3942
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the bridge is northwest of guttenberg, ia.


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Old 03-11-2013, 09:09 PM   #3943
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They all look the same.

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Old 03-12-2013, 07:11 AM   #3944
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Yeah, they really do! This one is a good 200 miles from Dubuque - but still in IA

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Old 03-12-2013, 08:31 AM   #3945
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^ That one looks fun ^

HI gravityisnotmyfriend where is that bridge located?
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