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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-27-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,167
Views: 60,637
Posted By DoWorkSon
Sign me up please Brian- BT2, D2, bikes TBD ...

Sign me up please

Brian- BT2, D2, bikes TBD

With 2 guests
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,220
Posted By DoWorkSon
Fall the other way.... even them out Mine...

Fall the other way.... even them out

Mine have taken on numerous falls and bent....a lot....on the same side... But they never have reached the body panels... They might look like they are getting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,186
Posted By DoWorkSon
I know, it's a huge area. People consider...

I know, it's a huge area. People consider Sacramento north, but its more central. People in Sacramento consider Fresno Central. I think anything north of Stockton to be "north".... but nor cal is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By DoWorkSon
Those who have swapped handlebars.... ?

I got a set of new handlebars for my F800... Non BMW brand.

For those who have swapped the OEM out for another type, what did you do about the threaded insert inside of the bar ends(for end...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,186
Posted By DoWorkSon
Where in Nor Cal?

Where in Nor Cal?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,874
Posted By DoWorkSon
I've done a section of Henness Pass from Nevada...

I've done a section of Henness Pass from Nevada city to Jackson meadows, and then bowman lake rd down to 80. Probably about 1/3 of the entire length.

I really enjoyed it, especially on a big bike....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,134
Posted By DoWorkSon
First set of tires I ever changed were putting...

First set of tires I ever changed were putting the e09 on my f800.

Had to use a pipe on the spoon for extra leverage to get that last 10" on the rim.

Next time, tire changing stand and lube
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,986
Posted By DoWorkSon
Lol, if you only saw the scratches on my bike.......

Lol, if you only saw the scratches on my bike....

I guess if you plan on riding just road, and you want a clean looking bike some scratches would piss me off.... But if you wanna ride it off road...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-07-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,605
Posted By DoWorkSon
Can you briefly describe what an auto clutch does...

Can you briefly describe what an auto clutch does and the benefits of it for some of the less knowledgeable?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,527
Posted By DoWorkSon
Delivery for me was quick an simple. Other than...

Delivery for me was quick an simple. Other than paying $40 for shipping, there were no issues to ship to california.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,527
Posted By DoWorkSon
Yeah, as long as it is the right size

Yeah, as long as it is the right size
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,317
Posted By DoWorkSon
I know a lot of KTM riders choose not to have...

I know a lot of KTM riders choose not to have bars on their bikes, yet they ride them hard and have a lot of drops/crashes just like us. How do they get away with it?

Are the engine shapes vastly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,317
Posted By DoWorkSon
I don't think the engine guards will make a big...

I don't think the engine guards will make a big difference in weight. The bike is just damn heavy. My fear of riding without crash bars is not damage to the plastics(because mine are jacked after...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By DoWorkSon
Thanks! I have a discount coupon for mika...

Thanks!

I have a discount coupon for mika metal. Looking at their available bars, they have the several types, but not sure which will be close. They only have ktm bend, not high. I already have...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-31-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By DoWorkSon
Handlebar dimensions, and opinions

Got a big discount for a vendor on some handlebars...

Anyone know the width/height/base/sweep of the F800 handlebars?

Anyone use aftermarket bars with different dimensions and prefer them over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,803
Posted By DoWorkSon
I just sent money a few days ago to change...

I just sent money a few days ago to change camping from CP2 to CP3. The list has not been updated. Just wanna make sure we are on there for Thursday night camping
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-24-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,617
Posted By DoWorkSon
I only see a touratech shock listed on there... ...

I only see a touratech shock listed on there...

It has some pretty good upgrades(konflict forks, woody wheels, new shock, new bars etc), but there is nothing crazy awesome about it, other than...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By DoWorkSon
Death Valley noobs rally

I posted this in the thread for the rally but thought I might toss it out here as well...

We had a last minute cancellation for one of our buddies for the Noobs rally down in Death Valley next...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,803
Posted By DoWorkSon
Just had a last minute cancellation for one of my...

Just had a last minute cancellation for one of my guests...

Anyone want to take his spot? Basically you get his spot in our group if you cover the cost which has already been paid(I think it's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By DoWorkSon
Hey Bob, kinda late notice but there is a chance...

Hey Bob, kinda late notice but there is a chance I might be able to make it tomorrow. Gotta work late tonight, but I might be able to get up to make the ride up on the f800. Mind PMing me details and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,775
Posted By DoWorkSon
What kind of riding do you do that makes you...

What kind of riding do you do that makes you afraid to get a flat? Are you riding just dirt roads and afraid of a nail? Or are you riding over lots of rocks and afraid of pinch flats? I ride solo a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 207,803
Posted By DoWorkSon
Can you throw me, and my two guests into spot #38...

Can you throw me, and my two guests into spot #38 please. Trucking in w/trailer.

Also, we decided to come up Thursday, instead of friday. Can I pay the difference so we are able to camp Thursday...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,878
Posted By DoWorkSon
I have touratech... and I have had lots of drops...

I have touratech... and I have had lots of drops and crashes... They work fine, no issues
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,971
Posted By DoWorkSon
I rode chalk bluff in the middle of the summer...

I rode chalk bluff in the middle of the summer during a 100+ degree day and there were large puddles all over the road... I couldn't even imagine now.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,971
Posted By DoWorkSon
I have not ridden out of Stoneyford, but started...

I have not ridden out of Stoneyford, but started south out of Williams. Went north through the mendocino Forrest into clearlake, then up north to Lake Pillsbury. From there went north and ended up in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,799
Posted By DoWorkSon
We don't do cold and wet here

We don't do cold and wet here
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 70,180
Posted By DoWorkSon
Is it just me or does the 800 look much better...

Is it just me or does the 800 look much better without all the plastic fairings and junk. I wish they had a new plastics kit that was minimalist, similar to touratechs "enduro" 800. Just enough...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,799
Posted By DoWorkSon
Just did an off-road riding course with newly...

Just did an off-road riding course with newly installed E-09...

They were awesome, no complaints whatsoever. Bike felt completely different from those crap k60's.

Rode about an hour and a half...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By DoWorkSon
I would just keep the bike and throw some cash at...

I would just keep the bike and throw some cash at the suspension. There are no benefits I could see of going to a 2013, unless your current bike has some serious issues(which you said it doesnt). Get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By DoWorkSon
Are you taking a trailer up?

Are you taking a trailer up?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,527
Posted By DoWorkSon
If you are in the US you can order the Mitas...

If you are in the US you can order the Mitas Tires... You just spend a little more for shipping....

I spent $40 for shipping to CA. Yes, it's $40 more than you would spend buying from a company...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,971
Posted By DoWorkSon
Leaving from Roseville about 730... Gives me two...

Leaving from Roseville about 730... Gives me two hours to get there, but I suspect will only take 1-1:30.

If you wanna ride together, I can meet up somewhere. Let me know!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By DoWorkSon
Paid as well!

Paid as well!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,971
Posted By DoWorkSon
Im heading up to this on Sunday.... Its a bit of...

Im heading up to this on Sunday.... Its a bit of a ride, but a beginner course, lunch is provided, and should be a good time.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=951392
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,799
Posted By DoWorkSon
Did you go with a 130?

Did you go with a 130?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,799
Posted By DoWorkSon
A lot of people like different tires. There are...

A lot of people like different tires. There are no best.

Most people tend to go with the TCK's... Or the K60's.

A lot of people really seem to like the Mitas' E09 or E07, but they don't sell...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By DoWorkSon
This still on for next weekend? Looks like...

This still on for next weekend? Looks like excellent weather
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,146
Posted By DoWorkSon
Sweet, thanks

Sweet, thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,146
Posted By DoWorkSon
I agree with the above. I know far more...

I agree with the above. I know far more dual-sport/adv riders than motocross/enduro racers.

I would attend every event I could if district 36 put on dual sport rally's but it's all competitions it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,043
Posted By DoWorkSon
I should be going, will be riding my F800 in...

I should be going, will be riding my F800 in preparation for Noobs Rally. I have upgraded suspension and what not so hopefully it won't suck too much on a big bike.

As long as the weather stays...
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