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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 20,418
Posted By vegastele
I just saw the post on M2W. Too bad he missed...

I just saw the post on M2W. Too bad he missed your offer TV. My place has guests. I would have pointed him at the Hill Top campground on Charleston. 8000' and showers. A night in Baker.:puke1 doG...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By vegastele
Wish I saw this earlier. Looks like he missed a...

Wish I saw this earlier. Looks like he missed a TeamVegas offer. Good guy. There is also camping options at 8000' just NW of Vegas.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 156,244
Posted By vegastele
Thanks for posting the ride.

Thanks for posting the ride.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,386
Posted By vegastele
Hope you guys hook up. Looks like some muddy...

Hope you guys hook up. Looks like some muddy riding between you guys.

Nicoradv has put in some miles in the a couple day. :super

https://share.delorme.com/davideldredge
...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,386
Posted By vegastele
Kane Springs Road is a dirt highway. Straight and...

Kane Springs Road is a dirt highway. Straight and boring. Rainbow Canyon from Caliente to Elgin where Kane Springs road starts is breathtaking. Watch the slippery water crossings. Lots of good rides...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,386
Posted By vegastele
They guys at Motorcycle Tire Center are great....

They guys at Motorcycle Tire Center are great. Call ahead to reserve what you need. http://www.mtclv.com/
Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,386
Posted By vegastele
The Mt. Irish petroglyphs are great. See a couple...

The Mt. Irish petroglyphs are great. See a couple pic into this ride report.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,424
Posted By vegastele
Ear Fuze is a decent product for the price. The...

Ear Fuze is a decent product for the price. The custom fit is good for all day comfort. The sound quality is about the same as cheap ear buds but with wind noise I cannot tell when riding. The...
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 108,943
Posted By vegastele
Twice I thought the safety car was going to be...

Twice I thought the safety car was going to be called out and close up Vettels lead. The bump spins with very brief yellow were great.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By vegastele
Looks a bit like this ride. ...

Looks a bit like this ride.
http://big-al.smugmug.com/Other/Burr-trail/i-C7knQZm/0/XL/IMG_5008-XL.jpg
http://www.my2wheels.com/forum/showthread.php?12707-Burr-Trail-and-bust-ride
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,389
Posted By vegastele
There are a ton of options around Vegas. Depends...

There are a ton of options around Vegas. Depends what you are looking for. Post up at http://www.my2wheels.com/cmps_index.php. Lots of Vegas locals there.

https://goo.gl/maps/8J5RE

...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 11-21-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 101,219
Posted By vegastele
So my replacement screen/digitizer is much dimer...

So my replacement screen/digitizer is much dimer than the original. I see many for from $25 to $150 and they all say OEM. I wouldn't mind spending money for the expensive one if I knew I was getting...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By vegastele
Desert Doctor in Escalante

If you ever screw up and have a problem like this in the Escalante Area.
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/IMG_1945_zps95b05a24.jpg

Have no fear....
Forum: Vendors 09-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 52,700
Posted By vegastele
Mine has arrived.:clap

Mine has arrived.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,657
Posted By vegastele
The tank is 8.7 + 1.1 reserve. 9.8 total capacity.

The tank is 8.7 + 1.1 reserve. 9.8 total capacity.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By vegastele
There is a plan. Go back with my 640 and see how...

There is a plan. Go back with my 640 and see how many lookout towers I can find.



Wow. I could be called on copyright infringement. Missed that one.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By vegastele
Tour of Idaho

Did a little tour of some of the Idaho river valleys.

Snake
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/P1040023_zpsf356096e.jpg

Boise...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,613
Posted By vegastele
I rode Jefferson and Ophir east to west last...

I rode Jefferson and Ophir east to west last week. I would have been heartbroken to see that snow bank at the top after the climb. Jefferson was in great shape and a pleasure to ride. Ophir was a...
Forum: Vendors 06-19-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,899
Posted By vegastele
I'm between sizes. Sounds like I need to give you...

I'm between sizes. Sounds like I need to give you guys a call.
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 52,700
Posted By vegastele
I'm in. 6 plate XL.

I'm in. 6 plate XL.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 202,713
Posted By vegastele
What do the Garmin topos look like on the 590? I...

What do the Garmin topos look like on the 590? I hate the color contrast on my 450.
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 50,711
Posted By vegastele
I am taping the button so I'm not sure how to...

I am taping the button so I'm not sure how to press it for a shorter period.

Siri understands I finish the command. It does not understand the command correctly when there is wind noise. When...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 50,711
Posted By vegastele
The Rocket Moto people have been very helpful...

The Rocket Moto people have been very helpful with the questions I have called them about. So many vendors have zero customer service I really appreciate shops that support their customers. Thanks...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,108
Posted By vegastele
For the best information on sleeping bag...

For the best information on sleeping bag materials and options get a copy of Freedom of the Hills from your local library. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountaineering:_The_Freedom_of_the_Hills The...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By vegastele
My bike is a 07 GSA. The vibrations I...

My bike is a 07 GSA.

The vibrations I experience are a combination of engine and road. They are certainly not excessive like the engine vibes from my 640 KTM. My engine vibes sound similar to...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By vegastele
Vibranator

Added a pair of Vibranators to my GS today. There was a huge reduction in handle bar vibrations. All I can say is wow. Wish I did this sooner. Two thumbs up for Vibranators and the Ricor guys who...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 169,785
Posted By vegastele
Congratulations on making your destination and...

Congratulations on making your destination and thanks for sharing this epic adventure.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
Unless the Vegas shop missed where the nut had...

Unless the Vegas shop missed where the nut had come from it’s been floating around in there for at least 23K miles. They found a mark on the cam lobe so add a new cam to the expense list.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
So Vegas BMW found a loose nut in the head. Said...

So Vegas BMW found a loose nut in the head. Said it looks like a valve adjust lock nut. I bought the bike used 22K ago and have done the maintenance myself. So did the nut come from the factory or...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
I haven't pulled the valve cover off to verify...

I haven't pulled the valve cover off to verify yet but it looks like the same issue reoccurred. Starting from a rolling stop as I let the clutch out for third gear I lost what I believe to be the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
Victory BWM in Mesa did me right with four hours...

Victory BWM in Mesa did me right with four hours labor.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
Here is what shut me down. The pin on the cam...

Here is what shut me down.
The pin on the cam gear sheared allowing the gear to spin free.
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/IMG_1459_zps413a4935.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
Thanks to everyone else who also offered to help....

Thanks to everyone else who also offered to help. I got a bunch of PMs offing help. There are a bunch of great people who frequent ADV.
Thanks to Scottcobath for the offer to run the replacement...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
I have the old controler out of the bike. If I...

I have the old controler out of the bike. If I cannot get a new one building a jumper looks straight forward enough.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,539
Posted By vegastele
Broken down in Mesa

Here for a week of work. Lost power on the 202 on ramp. My guess is a fuel pump issue. Got a tow back to the hotel. I expect the next step is getting a tow to the dealer who is closed today. Any...
Forum: Face Plant 10-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,442
Posted By vegastele
Positive vibes your way....

Positive vibes your way. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

I wore a wound-vac for three months. Not much fun when it was time to change the dressing but those things...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By vegastele
What kind of ride are you looking for? All day or...

What kind of ride are you looking for? All day or short jaunts? Alls slab or dirt too? Below are a couple routes to chew on. My2wheels.com has quite a few Vegas locals. Try posting there too. Enjoy....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,402
Views: 1,166,647
Posted By vegastele
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastel...

http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb399/Vegastele/DSCN0650.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By vegastele
+1

+1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By vegastele
Here is the new KTM dealer in town. ...

Here is the new KTM dealer in town.
http://www.carterpowersports.com/ 702-795-2000


Here is the old one.
Sportsman Cycle (702) 641-6401

dad2bike may have better advice. Send him a PM. Try...
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