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Raventurous

New and Learning to Wrench on my Own Quads

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Hi! I'm new here, and I'm striving hard to learn about doing my own quad repairs. That's how I stumbled on this forum, and I wanted to introduce myself.

I wrote a little article about my travails with wrenching on my website, Raventurous - My Life Outside My Comfort Zone (specifically, Mechanics Make Quad Repair Look Easy). I'd really love for you to check it out ant tell me what you think. I've been riding quads for about five years and have been working on my own repairs for nearly that long.

Thanks for checking out this post! I’ll hope to get to know people soon.

-Raven

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Welcome Raven. There is a "She Rides" section here too. She Rides! » QUADCRAZY ATV Forums

Saw your blog. Live it up!

I was a heavy jet airplane mechanic for several years before going into management. One thing is true for all machines, RTFM (Read The Manual). If you can read, you can fix anything.

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Welcome Raven. There is a "She Rides" section here too. She Rides! » QUADCRAZY ATV Forums

Saw your blog. Live it up!

I was a heavy jet airplane mechanic for several years before going into management. One thing is true for all machines, RTFM (Read The Manual). If you can read, you can fix anything.

Hey, thanks for the beta on the She Rides section; looking forward to checking it out.I bet that will be a fun place especially for discussing the lack of good women's gear and finding good resources from other people with the same fit problems. :cute:

-Raven

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My wife has some of the same issues. To solve her throttle thumb getting tired and cold on long rides, she installed a motorcycle style grip throttle on her wheeler. Though that might not be as much of problem for you in CA.

Speaking of CA, I hope you are not a 49er fan.

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My wife has some of the same issues. To solve her throttle thumb getting tired and cold on long rides, she installed a motorcycle style grip throttle on her wheeler. Though that might not be as much of problem for you in CA.

Speaking of CA, I hope you are not a 49er fan.

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Worse; I'm a Charger's fan~. Thanks for the tip! Usually I have the too-hot problem in my desert, as it's up to 117º in the summer. Right now it's just under 80º... what part of the country (world?) are you in?

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Near Anchorage, Alaska. A balmy 25F here today. We spent our vacation last spring at Oceanside. Nice area.

Chargers...Ok, we can still be friends.

GO HAWKS!

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Near Anchorage, Alaska. A balmy 25F here today. We spent our vacation last spring at Oceanside. Nice area.

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Yay for Alaska! Not that I've been there, but: snowmobiling!!! :yes::yes::yes:

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We call it snowmachining here. I`ve not got into it much mostly because I wear glasses and they fog up immediately. Also, spend my time and treasure on keeping 5 wheelers functional. It is a great place to ride and those that do, can`t wait for the freeze. The lakes and swaps become play grounds, the rivers: super highways.

The big annual event is this: arcticman.com - Home

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We call it snowmachining here. I`ve not got into it much mostly because I wear glasses and they fog up immediately. Also, spend my time and treasure on keeping 5 wheelers functional. It is a great place to ride and those that do, can`t wait for the freeze. The lakes and swaps become play grounds, the rivers: super highways.

The big annual event is this: arcticman.com - Home

Oh, man! That looks like an utterly noisy, rowdy blast.^_^ thanks for sharing that with me! I'm looking forward to checking out the gallery.

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chargers lost their charge

Yeah, San Diego tends to not have great sportsball teams of any kind. That's ok; our town has other positive attributes. ^_^

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