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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
That picture says a lot -- could be a handful on...

That picture says a lot -- could be a handful on the 690's.

Our plan is as follows:

Truck to Camp Verde on the 26th
Camp Verde to Wickenburg on the 27th via Crown King
Wickenburg to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
Thanks guys, this is just the information we are...

Thanks guys, this is just the information we are needing. We are doing point to point riding. With the short winter days, it sure helps to know we should not have to do any significant back...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
Forgot to mention We are planning on picking...

Forgot to mention

We are planning on picking up the GWT on the way back from its intersection with the Table Mesa road.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
Thanks for the response There will be six of...

Thanks for the response

There will be six of us. 3 on 690's, a 640 Adv, XR650R and a 530EXC.

Good to hear about the lack of snow.

I could send you the tracks for our plans if your...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,110,178
Posted By empedrado
Anyone have instructions on where to machine the...

Anyone have instructions on where to machine the case to accomplish this?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By empedrado
Conditions -- Crown King, Tip top and Table Mesa

A group of us are trucking from NM to Camp Verde the day after Xmas. We plan on doing a 5 day ride that has us going to Yuma and back.

Right now we plan on heading down via Crown King -- does...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 1,644,091
Posted By empedrado
Where you heading? Have yet to decide where I am...

Where you heading? Have yet to decide where I am going to do my annual Xmas to NY's ride. Have a number of places on the list depending on the weather.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 1,644,091
Posted By empedrado
If you decide to go this route, I have a KTM...

If you decide to go this route, I have a KTM translucent orange tank complete with fuel pump I am thinking about selling.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By empedrado
If the title says off hiway, High Desert will not...

If the title says off hiway, High Desert will not do it. They got called out by the MVD and told to cease doing so a few years back. Always a chance you get someone who did not notice the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Have to keep it as I had given my brother my 650T...

Have to keep it as I had given my brother my 650T to use and now that I took it back he will need something to use on our trips together.

But thanks for the interest.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Well finally decided to go back to the Montana. ...

Well finally decided to go back to the Montana. Been with the Monterra since it came out, but just too frustrating. Some of the reasons I wanted it to work was the MP3 player but it is only mono...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By empedrado
I never get it. So what. The amount of daylight...

I never get it. So what. The amount of daylight is the same no matter what the clock says. Just get up an hour earlier and pretend it never happened. Not like many adventure rides begin after...
Forum: Vendors 10-31-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,020
Posted By empedrado
Have the beer version and like it, now I want the...

Have the beer version and like it, now I want the dog version as well
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-29-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 27,789
Posted By empedrado
Well said

Well said
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,110,178
Posted By empedrado
Could also unfortunately be a stripped gear on...

Could also unfortunately be a stripped gear on the oil pump. This would reduce oil pressure to the stock tensioner
Forum: Vendors 10-23-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By empedrado
I have a couple of the old squadron's. Is it...

I have a couple of the old squadron's. Is it possible to get a simple comparison of that model vs the new ones?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Tempe

Since you guys seem to have the answers to everything can you help me with this one?

My tempe sometimes works great at times but sometimes does not for quite awhile.

Could be because I...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,532
Posted By empedrado
Love it!! But it seems we have found a new way...

Love it!! But it seems we have found a new way to spend my money. But since my Tee -shirts from the 80's and 90's enduro riding are wearing out my wife will appreciate me retiring a few of those!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By empedrado
Don't know about AZ but in NM if you buy a...

Don't know about AZ but in NM if you buy a vehicle with just a MSO they will charge you the sales tax twice. First for the amount the original owner did not pay and then for the amount you owe on...
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,020
Posted By empedrado
I ordered the beer one and plan on ordering the...

I ordered the beer one and plan on ordering the dog one, but was hoping to get the beer one before ordering -- just in case it is sized wrong.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Updates

Geez -- didn't think to see if my GE needed updating. Updated it and now all is good.

Thanks!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Tried that but that says "Your system is up to...

Tried that but that says "Your system is up to date" yet everytime I hook up the device to the computer or basecamp I get the message updates available. And these are the "other updates" not the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-20-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Installing updates

For the last week or so I have been unsuccessful with installing the time zone update through Garmin Express that pops up when I connect my device to the computer. Recently there is another update...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-05-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
As it should

As it should
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,778
Posted By empedrado
Somewhere I found an article setting forth the...

Somewhere I found an article setting forth the correct resistors to use to wire this switch. Using those resistors mine has the following readings:

0 - 15K same as "soft" or position 1 on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By empedrado
You will also have to get new rotors. Although...

You will also have to get new rotors. Although the same diameter the 14 model has offsets for the rings
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-27-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By empedrado
A couple of us have a plan and a back up plan in...

A couple of us have a plan and a back up plan in effect with them. Boys got the bike going and starting to ride back. If needed we will trailer to them otherwise hope to meet them in Pagosa...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Yeah, but somehow I foolishly felt I was getting...

Yeah, but somehow I foolishly felt I was getting a deal!!

Heck even used to buy a used gps just to get the second unlock code.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19,860
Views: 2,304,956
Posted By empedrado
It is the angle the light emits. I ride behind a...

It is the angle the light emits. I ride behind a lot of guys with Sicass flush mounts and you never notice they are flashing during daylight hours unless you happen to know they are turning and that...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-26-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
I would be happy if they just went back a few...

I would be happy if they just went back a few years and allowed a second gps to have the maps. I always run more than one Garmin gps on my rides and I cannot tell you how many Garmin units I have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19,860
Views: 2,304,956
Posted By empedrado
My experience with flush mounts is that if you do...

My experience with flush mounts is that if you do not care if anyone knows that you are turning they are ok but I have only seen one that actually is visable from behind. So my advise is either add...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By empedrado
If you could get to Pagosa, there are plenty of...

If you could get to Pagosa, there are plenty of bikes at Bruce's place. You could leave your bike there and ride one of those back. He could then bring your bike home at a later date. If you have...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-26-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By empedrado
Bleakman just left my casa and will be heading to...

Bleakman just left my casa and will be heading to his cabin this evening. I think he is willing to pick up his trailer there and head up that way to retrieve the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19,860
Views: 2,304,956
Posted By empedrado
I built a harness for a number of my buddies. ...

I built a harness for a number of my buddies. Pretty simple wiring.

The result is your key becomes the master and the on/off switch on the bars shuts down the same electrics for bike electrics...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19,860
Views: 2,304,956
Posted By empedrado
How can we even compare a 250 to a 690!!

How can we even compare a 250 to a 690!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By empedrado
I must first qualify that I assume the 350 is the...

I must first qualify that I assume the 350 is the same as the 500. Under the mask there should be a connector that is the same shape/size as the one for the headlight. This connector will not have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By empedrado
The 530 is different than the 500 in that the...

The 530 is different than the 500 in that the light is an AC light which requires the motor to be running. The 500 the light is DC. Under the mask there is a dongle that can be removed and the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,392
Views: 359,882
Posted By empedrado
A little more than 1,200 miles on my and no...

A little more than 1,200 miles on my and no leakage. But as luck will have it, the mere fact saying it doesn't will mean it will start. A few buddies (3) with the 2014 and that have on average...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Did that and it just happens that I only had...

Did that and it just happens that I only had loaded exactly 1,000 songs (what are the odds?). Gives me something else I need to do before my upcoming trip.

Being my first venture into the android...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 163,614
Posted By empedrado
Curious -- I am using the trial version for now...

Curious -- I am using the trial version for now -- it only shows 1,000 songs. Imagine that is a limit in the trail version and that the paid for version does not have that limit. Is this true?
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