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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,477
Posted By jpkailua
Yes, I was thinking of getting another bike. ...

Yes, I was thinking of getting another bike. Keep the Dakar though - I have done quite a few long distance trips, have two planned for this summer. Up to Canada via Black Rock Canyon, and Central...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,477
Posted By jpkailua
Just bought a place in Sparks

Hello,

Doing the walk through this Friday, will probably hang around Sparks/Reno over the weekend. I should have my Bike shipped from Hawaii in a couple of months. Its a 650 Dakar - A bit bigger...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,477
Posted By jpkailua
Motorcycle night

Hello Reno dudes and dudets. I'm in town for the next few days (hopefully buying a condo)

A while back I went to a restaurant/bar that had a "bike night". Could someone remind me of the place...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,575
Views: 1,220,688
Posted By jpkailua
Got Two now...

Just bought this 2009 X-Country for 3k. Going to leave it in Hawaii - ship my 650 Dakar to the mainland for camping adventures.

Quite a difference in weight between the two. I've got the Dakar...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,477
Posted By jpkailua
Will do! Thanks...

Will do! Thanks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 56,477
Posted By jpkailua
Possible place to stay for a night or two?

Hello,

I am making a trip to Reno - house shopping - next week. Will be in Reno the nights of 16-18 and will probably stay w/ family in Minden for a night.

Won't have a bike, but can provide...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-20-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 26,461
Posted By jpkailua
The Who - Goin Mobile

The Who - Goin Mobile
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
Exhaust

I really like my Staintune exhaust - but getting older and looking for something a bit less obnoxious when I twist the throttle - definitely don't want the sewing machine sound though:rofl

What...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 597,952
Posted By jpkailua
brake stand, kicks stand...Whatever.... I bent...

brake stand, kicks stand...Whatever.... I bent mine down. Works good, lasts long time
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 597,952
Posted By jpkailua
Lay the bike over on some grass - Starboard side...

Lay the bike over on some grass - Starboard side too - extend brake stand - attach cheater pipe - torque brake stand down a few notch's - pick up bike - adjust as nec.
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 597,952
Posted By jpkailua
Hey Gangplank! What happened to the 800? After...

Hey Gangplank! What happened to the 800? After doing the fork conversion and changing out my headlight/gauge panel my bike weighs 415# w/fuel. could be about 408 # if I took the crash bars off-
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By jpkailua
Store my bike in Vegas for a few months?

Hopefully I'll be getting my bike -650 dakar- on the next ship outa here and arriving in SD on 05 Apr - Ride the bike to Vegas - and fly home on the 9th of of Apr. Rtrn to pick up the bike and head...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-11-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By jpkailua
Go up Roundtop/Tantlus - freshly repaved with...

Go up Roundtop/Tantlus - freshly repaved with switch-backs and good scenery - there is a nice park up there to view Waikiki and Diamond Head from
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 39,213
Posted By jpkailua
Nope, not gonna make it....... Just too many...

Nope, not gonna make it....... Just too many things coming up towards the end of the month.... Had delusions of grandeur riding around and partying w/you FF's..... This is the fourth trip I've...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 39,213
Posted By jpkailua
Before I ship my bike and rode w/you ff's. work...

Before I ship my bike and rode w/you ff's. work has come up, have to get my bike to the shippers by Monday, won't be able to get the fork seal fixed. Will I fuckup the slider if I ride the bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 39,213
Posted By jpkailua
What would be the consequences of I didn't get my...

What would be the consequences of I didn't get my fork seal fixed
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
Is it possible that the fuel tank breather is...

Is it possible that the fuel tank breather is plugged and your getting a vacume in the fuel tank? Fuel supply issue?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,021
Posted By jpkailua
Skeg from an outboard motor

On the freeway, doing about 75, hit my knee - down on the road and into my tire.... Dunlop dual sport tire, stiff wall, made it to the side of the road no problem.
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
Blinker/indicator light question

I took off the old instrument console and installed a Trailtech Vapor w/ indicator lights. The old blinker Indicator light had a blue w/ black tracer wire (right blinker) and a blue w/red tracer...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
The bike fell over on it's own...... not meant...

The bike fell over on it's own...... not meant to be ridden that way at all:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
I had a Corbin for a while. I did some mainland...

I had a Corbin for a while. I did some mainland trips where i was sitting on the bike for 8-10 hours a day. The Corbin was the only way I could have done those trips! Comfy as comfy can get! The...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
The water pump gears on my bike went at about 20k...

The water pump gears on my bike went at about 20k miles. Didn't check the chain guide. Just did my 36k mile service, won't have the bike apart until 42k.... I will check the chain guide then - You...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
Thanks for the info. JP

Thanks for the info.

JP
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 985
Posted By jpkailua
check the the battery cables and tighten the lugs...

check the the battery cables and tighten the lugs on the battery.
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,387
Views: 1,548,174
Posted By jpkailua
does anyone use the BMW single seat? If so -...

does anyone use the BMW single seat? If so - what are your thoughts... pros.... cons.....:ear:ear:ear
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-21-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 221,968
Posted By jpkailua
Looks like a camped right across from where you...

Looks like a camped right across from where you took your picture on Lime Kiln rd.:clap:clap:clap


http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd134/jpkailua/Rocas%20Calientes/RR%20Day%20Four/2.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By jpkailua
Possible SD to Shast - 21-28 Sept Any thoughts?

I just might get a trip in this year - SD to Shasta, 21-28 Sept. and then a bit of loitering... I've read R-Dubb's PCQ thread - looks interesting - 2004 - maybe some things have changed...

I...
Forum: Regional forums 02-15-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,395
Posted By jpkailua
I bet you could have a pretty fun time riding a...

I bet you could have a pretty fun time riding a Ninja 250 to the top of Haleakala and back. Time yourself! Do it a few times...:clap:clap:clap
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-06-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
Maybe you8 can help me out... asking for...

Maybe you8 can help me out...

asking for some advice..... Looks like I may have an oportunity/excuse and the time off to ship my bike to the Mainland - arriving the first week of May in San...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 105,142
Posted By jpkailua
Hello Kings, "Wanna be" King asking for...

Hello Kings,

"Wanna be" King asking for some advice..... Looks like I may have an oportunity/excuse and the time off to ship my bike to the Mainland - arriving the first week of May in San...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-06-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
I've looked at alot them - mostly titles and...

I've looked at alot them - mostly titles and geral areas, read the posts and such. Looked at tracks, but didn't download any. You may probably tell that I'm not to savy on this computor...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-06-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
No, sorry, I haven't. Right now my bike is here...

No, sorry, I haven't. Right now my bike is here in Hawaii, I may try to ship my bike to the Mainland for a ride this May. (no, no pun) I start in San Diego, and then ride around and wind up in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-06-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
Thumb Got new maps to my Quest

It seems that the Quest 2 won't download maps directly. Called Garmin this morning - on the phone for about 45 mins w/a guy that took over my computor. A simple fix - the maps are downloaded to my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 597,952
Posted By jpkailua
Jesus Christ man! Got enough tools on the...

Jesus Christ man! Got enough tools on the deck?!!!???!!!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
:rofl:rofl:rofl[QUOTE=BlueLghtning;17894119]Just...

:rofl:rofl:rofl[QUOTE=BlueLghtning;17894119]Just curious jpkailua, did Garmin get money out of you for this new map set for an unlock code?QUOTE]

Well, yes, they did! I just don't remember buying...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
:rofl:clap:roflYep, if I get lost around here i...

:rofl:clap:roflYep, if I get lost around here i just head to the beach and turn right, or, left. Sooner or later I'll get right back to where I started.....

I've shipped my bike to the mainland...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
No. No extra costs. When I bought the thing...

No. No extra costs. When I bought the thing about 5 years ago it came with an unlock code and everthing. I was really quite happy on how things were going. Updated the maps - via garmin w/ an...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
Thanks for the info. Looks like I'll actually...

Thanks for the info. Looks like I'll actually have to do some research and extra work.... Why the hell does Garmin fuck w/ people so? I have the old routes that I created a few years ago on the old...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-02-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,799
Posted By jpkailua
Pissed WTF do I do Now?

I have a Garmin Quest II that I used a few years ago on mainland trips and I like it. Just started thinking about planning another trip, plug the Quest into the computor - Garmin tells me that I have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 597,952
Posted By jpkailua
"That's not plastic :D" Yes it is... FRP =...

"That's not plastic :D"

Yes it is... FRP = Fiber Re-inforced Plastic.:deal:1drink
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