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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
Hey Jeff, I'm up in Napa and have had around 6 or...

Hey Jeff, I'm up in Napa and have had around 6 or 7 Garmins. I'd be happy to go over it with you. Want to ride up and cruise the Valley for a lesson? You can see the Pirelli's again I bought from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By Kampfire
Always good for a parade. ...

Always good for a parade.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 109,329
Posted By Kampfire
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/845/...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-16-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,918
Posted By Kampfire
An iconic drag race that left an impression on me...

An iconic drag race that left an impression on me way back when. After the movie came out, we cruise over to Frates Road to race the 1/4 mile that was painted on the ground.


1973...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 361,614
Posted By Kampfire
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/838/...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,688
Views: 811,031
Posted By Kampfire
Route 66 near Amboy California. ...

Route 66 near Amboy California.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-30-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,601,033
Posted By Kampfire
Thanks for noticing the shot. Yes, I had a...

Thanks for noticing the shot. Yes, I had a Skylight filter, and then a polarizer on top of that. But packing the DSLR in the tank bag requires that I save some space somewhere. I just stopped and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,601,033
Posted By Kampfire
Route 66 in Arizona ...

Route 66 in Arizona

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 537,453
Posted By Kampfire
Near Peach Springs Arizona on Route 66. ...

Near Peach Springs Arizona on Route 66.

http://imageshack.us/a/img585/5549/pg61.jpg


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3,986
Views: 942,413
Posted By Kampfire
Along Hwy 58 in the Mohave ...

Along Hwy 58 in the Mohave

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Forum: The Garage 04-04-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,024
Posted By Kampfire
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1280x1024q90/508/...

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Forum: Trip Planning 04-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,164
Posted By Kampfire
I started into photography in Jr. High and was...

I started into photography in Jr. High and was hooked (1974) and then dabbled in it off & on for years. With technology today, a smart phone with a 5, 8, 10 Megapixel camera is almost standard and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-02-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
This has been some great information, and has put...

This has been some great information, and has put Death Valley on the KLR into a whole other plan now. Researching these routes, times, allowing for stops & photography, has just sort of blown DV out...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 15,768
Posted By Kampfire
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/19/y1...

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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
WOW! Thanks for all the great response. I'm...

WOW! Thanks for all the great response.
I'm taking three days down to get to Prescott Arizona and decided to see Death Valley on the bike this time. I've 4wheeled thru Panamint Valley, and up some...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
Posted this over in the KLR section, but need...

Posted this over in the KLR section, but need some local info if anyone can help.

Looking at some long-shot info here.
Has anyone rode from the Bay Area down to Death Valley, and how long...
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By Kampfire
Looking at some long-shot info here. Has...

Looking at some long-shot info here.
Has anyone rode from the Bay Area down to Death Valley, and how long did it take you?
And also what route did you take?
Google Maps is recommending 5 to 58...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By Kampfire
I looked at all of them and decided on the...

I looked at all of them and decided on the MadStad, a little big, but I adjusted it down and look over it. Works great on the highway, but maybe too big offroad.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By Kampfire
So true about the planned multi day vacations,...

So true about the planned multi day vacations, and then hear the "I have to be back...." after the first day out.
I enjoy the group rides where everyone has the same type of bike. Going on another...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,958
Posted By Kampfire
Thanks so much for doing that. It's only cost me...

Thanks so much for doing that. It's only cost me around $37 on iTunes so far.


Oh, and I made up another playlist for myself.
Sirius - Allan Parson Project
Be Like That - 3 Doors Down...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Kampfire
In Napa too

Hwy 101 down thru the Redwoods will be great for you, then Hwy 1 splits at Leggit and you follow the coast down. At Jenner, take River Road in to Santa Rosa and you'll cross 101 again and it turns...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,986
Views: 942,413
Posted By Kampfire
One of the many red brick buildings on the old...

One of the many red brick buildings on the old Mare Island Naval Ship Yard.

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Probably from the late...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 155,037
Posted By Kampfire
I couldn't get the right angle to get the whole...

I couldn't get the right angle to get the whole ship and the bike in it.
There is so much stuff around the Island to see, but so much is gone for good.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,986
Views: 942,413
Posted By Kampfire
Took out the new "old" castle picture and staying...

Took out the new "old" castle picture and staying with the real old stuff.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 228,117
Posted By Kampfire
Dad had to help me get started, ran along until I...

Dad had to help me get started, ran along until I got going.
'65 Yamaha 100? Taken around 1970.

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Forum: Trip Planning 01-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,958
Posted By Kampfire
34.62 Gigs of music on the iPod, and the iPhone...

34.62 Gigs of music on the iPod, and the iPhone only has around 12 Gigs on it and blue Toothed to the helmet, so I get really into the music. Wandering around back roads sometimes calls for rock...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,533
Posted By Kampfire
We need to start a support group for all of us. ...

We need to start a support group for all of us.

Oh wait, this is the support group, isn't it?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 100,676
Posted By Kampfire
http://img850.imageshack.us/img850/4108/x3vj.jpg...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 361,275
Posted By Kampfire
It's pretty bad when you don't even get out of...

It's pretty bad when you don't even get out of the garage...

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Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By Kampfire
Mine did the same thing, took off the water pump...

Mine did the same thing, took off the water pump first and there are two seals in there. Easy fix, just getting the seals is the hard part.
Hope it's the same, and easy to fix.

Flush that...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
Thanks for all the directions on the Mendocino NF...

Thanks for all the directions on the Mendocino NF ride, have to do that one soon with the weather the way it is. It's so close, but always a excuse not to head north.
No more excuses.................
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-03-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 102,179
Posted By Kampfire
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Oakville CA ...

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Oakville CA

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Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12,721
Views: 1,208,081
Posted By Kampfire
Well, you don't HAVE to change the DooHickey in a...

Well, you don't HAVE to change the DooHickey in a KLR.
You don't HAVE to change the oil in your car either. You should. Most people doo.

I bought my 2008 with around 12K on it and the guy...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
Yes, you can ride/drive to the summit of Mount...

Yes, you can ride/drive to the summit of Mount Patterson.
And it's quite a trail to get there.

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...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
All the years of traveling the North coast... ...

All the years of traveling the North coast...
September and October are really nice.

This was in June two years ago after some rain about two weeks before.




...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,842
Views: 426,199
Posted By Kampfire
Usal Road should be no problem for your twin....

Usal Road should be no problem for your twin. There are a couple of spots where the road goes low thru a saddle of the ridge that might be muddy, but I'd be more concerned with trees down across the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,986
Views: 942,413
Posted By Kampfire
Aetna Springs Resort, built originally in 1873 in...

Aetna Springs Resort, built originally in 1873 in Pope Valley California.
Needs a little work on the place on the left.


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,958
Views: 537,453
Posted By Kampfire
So many old stone bridges in this county, here's...

So many old stone bridges in this county, here's one of them.

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Forum: Vendors 09-29-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 759,585
Posted By Kampfire
Fall in the air and rain heading in, but a great...

Fall in the air and rain heading in, but a great day to ride.

Thanks for the reflectors! Already been asked a couple of times "ADV?".
http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/6200/zjou.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,135
Posted By Kampfire
Great write up and always like the photos thrown...

Great write up and always like the photos thrown in for dreaming.
Have to get back there someday soon.
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