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Old 08-16-2013, 01:25 PM   #1501
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it seems to me that with o-ring and x-ring chains, the grease is internal, and the only reason to oil the outside is to keep it from rusting. if I oil the outside, it attracts dust and dirt. i'll clean and lightly oil it after a couple of rides, or every ride if they are nasty rides. I try to keep it dry, or oiled and wiped off usually. as long as it's clean, i'm happy!

I keep my chains like I keep my guns. well oiled, but wiped down.
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Old 08-16-2013, 09:32 PM   #1502
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Old 08-16-2013, 10:41 PM   #1503
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I hope it helps you Fuzzy. I sure liked the effect it had on Montek's bike. The steering on that is really amazing.
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Old 08-17-2013, 01:28 PM   #1504
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How did the gps class go? I am just getting off work. :(
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Old 08-17-2013, 03:07 PM   #1505
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The last of the group just left. Great class. I've decided that if we give another class, I'm going to have a power point projector. Cyberdos did a great job instructing. It's way more computer involved than I knew.

Thanks to everyone that came, and to those who brought stuff with them. If you guys ever need a place for something, just let me know. As long as I'm in town, you can use my place.

Btw, did the GPS sign help?
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:29 PM   #1506
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on the GPS sign. Great class. Thanks Seebee and Cyber.
Sitting down now to see what I learned.
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Old 08-17-2013, 04:46 PM   #1507
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Thanks to Julio and Don for putting this together. I learned a lot and it was really good to see everyone. Now I need to spend a few hours playing around with the GPS!!!!


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Old 08-17-2013, 05:25 PM   #1508
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Thanks Seabee1 & Cyberdos - very helpful! Wish I didn't have to peel out of there as soon as I did. Very helpful!
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Old 08-17-2013, 05:53 PM   #1509
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Thanks to Julio and SeaBee!
Class was a big help and I created my first map and loaded it up on the nuvi.
Awesome stuff!
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Old 08-17-2013, 05:58 PM   #1510
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Thanks to Julio and SeaBee!
Class was a big help and I created my first map and loaded it up on the nuvi.
Awesome stuff!
Very cool 750! You already made a map! You're ahead of me so far....
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Old 08-17-2013, 06:04 PM   #1511
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Ride Friday to Toroweap update:
Friday 8/23/13
0700 Meet at Starbuck's at the SouthWest corner of Ellsworth and Baseline
for those riding up with us.

After much debate and discussion we will be taking the route that goes through Payson and then Lake Mary Rd into Flagstaff and then up the 89A
to Jacob Lake. All paved road there but Saturday could be interesting depending on how much rainfall they get this week.

Attending:
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Hope to see all of you soon. Please let me know if your plans have changed. -Paul
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Old 08-17-2013, 06:20 PM   #1512
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Next group ride I'm in, I just don't know if I'm down for a three day trip, two days of rest, then a ten day trip, the longest trip I've ever done being one day (six hours). But tomorrow morning I'm going East on the 60, up the 188 to 288 to West on the 260 and back down the 87 from Payson. Six hours, thirty miles of dirt, and I'm planning on leaving well before daybreak. So if anyone is interested PM me.
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Old 08-17-2013, 06:34 PM   #1513
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GPS follow up class

Now that Cyberdos has held his how to use your GPS class I am willing to host a Big Bike Friendly ride where you can bring your GPS out into the field.... I will create the route and send the file to anyone who wants to do the ride.... this way you can test your infield rerouting skills if the terrain gets to tough for you.

Lets see a show of hands for who is in..
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Old 08-17-2013, 07:07 PM   #1514
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Gps

Yous guys learn up that GPS stuff real good now because next time I'm down theres yous can
learns me! Thank ya: devildog :po pe


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Old 08-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #1515
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Now that Cyberdos has held his how to use your GPS class I am willing to host a Big Bike Friendly ride where you can bring your GPS out into the field.... I will create the route and send the file to anyone who wants to do the ride.... this way you can test your infield rerouting skills if the terrain gets to tough for you.

Lets see a show of hands for who is in..
If you can give me a couple of weeks, I'm in!
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