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Moabiker's Tall Tales

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Moabite, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    See the big 1290 ktm, not just the orange 590 ktms?
    lotta hp on the 1290
     
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  2. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    IMG_20190324_162010.jpg
    ..edited...later in day...i am here, a little envious that friends are riding dual sport epic trail, waiting on xr600 rebuild news with weather 65°f.
    ...tire change time then...
    ...nice to have spare wheel ready...
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2019
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  3. Yeah noticed that one, be a bit of a handful offroad I'm thinking.

    Got your moneys worth there I reckon Moabite ;)
     
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  4. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    I had lots tread before trying to keep up with the canadians. Forgot motorcycles are not all trials bikes and can go faster than 10 mph...
    ...that guy on big katoom does major off road with that bike..he off road colorado mountains...no thanks, i rather have nimble ride than epic push tale.
    ...this is where i sent the 7 canadians...have not seem them in 2 days...think they camp at halfway point...find out tomorrow.
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2019
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  5. MaxPete

    MaxPete Lucille, Betty & Demi - I suggest but THEY decide. XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    You sure do get some great riding out there Moabite! What a beautiful place!

    Pete
     
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  6. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor


    ...it is a fun place to visit...seriously should consider as xs650 rally spot some year or a great spot to bring wifey and kids...really so much to see without even riding...i was here over 10 years before i even went into the 2 national parks there so much to see just on BLM land. (National parks here are spectacular...i go regularly now, sooo much exploring but must follow all rules or get in serious trouble, and in some places way too crowded.) My fav is national forest, not the parks plus there are hundreds of miles of all kinda trails from mild to wild on BLM land(where most of off road riding is).
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2019
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  7. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ..preview... IMG_20190326_123445.jpg IMG_20190326_113003.jpg IMG_20190326_131535.jpg IMG_20190326_115807.jpg
     
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  8. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    These guys from florida just playing around with winch IMG_20190326_131519.jpg IMG_20190326_131555.jpg IMG_20190326_131614.jpg
     
  9. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    IMG_20190326_133127.jpg IMG_20190326_133156.jpg IMG_20190326_123427.jpg ...and we played around riding...
    IMG_20190326_114536.jpg IMG_20190326_113055.jpg IMG_20190326_103619.jpg
    ...my friend and his buds had no difficulties riding slickrock and hells revenge and we went up and down a lot of big steep hills...very impressive how easily friend rode 750 there...these guys all really good riders and was fun riding scorpa 4 tricks with them...a 750cc to 70cc , and 500+ lbs to 80 lb bike spread...

    ...Scorpa 4tricks got a chance to show its stuff compared to big bikes and that it extremely capable on big hills and little bike is actually the King of the Hills here!!! Other bikes on hills go up or down, 4tricks ride figure 8 on sides of hills...
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2019
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  10. MaxPete

    MaxPete Lucille, Betty & Demi - I suggest but THEY decide. XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    That is amazing and an incredible landscape too!

    Thanks for sharing those photos.

    Pete
     
  11. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ...scorpa was in high speed geometry mode...
    IMG_20190327_132143.jpg
    ...shorten wheelbase 4 inches and raise ground clearance 4 inches with 4 inch shock extender and ultra kewl rock crawler deluxe... IMG_20190327_132113.jpg
    ...electric motor swap next...
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2019
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  12. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ...had rear wheel bearing die so might as well do full service too and check for any other problems...
    IMG_20190327_164705.jpg
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2019
  13. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ...had a visitor today...
    ...hear bike running greAt for his 30 mile colorado river road ride to town from his home...
    ...those pipes sound very nice.... IMG_20190328_095228.jpg
     
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  14. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ...dohc left corral, sohc 4 going thru final legalities...
    IMG_20190328_095509.jpg IMG_20190328_095653.jpg
    ... owner at this moment making offer on xr600 for me to fix, should find out soon...
     
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  15. MaxPete

    MaxPete Lucille, Betty & Demi - I suggest but THEY decide. XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    WOW - what a view you wake up to...:bike:
     
  16. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ... IMG_20190327_192904.jpg It is so unreal from my motorhome window...this was last night....
    ...i can watch for hours from my couch as clouds change views in just a few minutes at times...
    ...this is moab tv...
     
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  17. MaxPete

    MaxPete Lucille, Betty & Demi - I suggest but THEY decide. XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    Beautiful!

    BTW I have a question on the young person with the pink helmet on the 4-wheeler - how the heck did he/she get that thing down into that hole filled with water in the first place?
     
  18. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    IMG_20190326_131605.jpg IMG_20190326_131546.jpg
    ...it was just lowered with winch and then raised,these guys were fun to watch, not the only shennaigans they had fun doing i saw, good kids.
    ..jeeps drive thru this perpendicular to him...
    ...see all the tire marks...
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2019
  19. Moabite

    Moabite XS650 Addict Top Contributor

    ...here the v notch where jeeps drive into this "hot tub" ...
    ...not just water, but automotive slime too, not even faze good vehicle, they crawl slow up...
    ...newbies on this usuaally easy to spot, on the gas too much, not torqueing up, followed by flip upside down...
    IMG_20190326_131535.jpg
     
  20. Paul Sutton

    Paul Sutton Sprained Ankle Top Contributor

    What would happen if you fell in that big hole?
     

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