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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By oldxr
I dont know if this applies to motorcycles.In...

I dont know if this applies to motorcycles.In California if a car is at the dealers for more than 30 days in the first year it has to be bought back.You should study the lemon law in your state.I...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By oldxr
If you want to ride in baja send me a pm .Winter...

If you want to ride in baja send me a pm .Winter is riding season there.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By oldxr
It would be nice if you could get the tourist...

It would be nice if you could get the tourist visa online.Then you could have all of your paperwork and not stop at the border.
Forum: Americas 12-04-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By oldxr
Last winter I ran a Dunlop mx71 front and a...

Last winter I ran a Dunlop mx71 front and a shinko 244 rear from Calixco to Cabo and back.About 2400 miles total.The mx71 was a fat 90/100 x21 and worked well in sand.Bike was a Honda xr650r.I havent...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,150
Posted By oldxr
Its duning season in southern California.

Its duning season in southern California.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,082
Posted By oldxr
If the jugs are the same length the piston might...

If the jugs are the same length the piston might be different for the longer stroke-the pin heigth is higher.If you are going to put alot of boost down you should probably just get a set of custom...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By oldxr
http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r36/randy77zt/b...

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r36/randy77zt/baja%20winter%202014/bajawinter2014284_zps6c9e7fc8.jpg Coco should get more campers for the cheap-ass adv inmates.It is rumored that...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 210,903
Posted By oldxr
FYI-the Austin race is on the over-the-air NBC...

FYI-the Austin race is on the over-the-air NBC channels-not the usual NBC Sports channel.I just had to set my dvr to catch it.
Forum: Racing 10-30-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 210,903
Posted By oldxr
Alonso going to Haas for 2016?

Alonso going to Haas for 2016?
Forum: Americas 10-27-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By oldxr
It would be helpful to know what type of...

It would be helpful to know what type of bike/riding you are looking to do.Dirty dual sport with picking lots of dirt or pavement cruising?I like riding dual sports but am too lazy/old to run single...
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,407
Posted By oldxr
The springs hold the bike up-the oil keeps it...

The springs hold the bike up-the oil keeps it from bouncing like a pogo stick.
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,294
Posted By oldxr
Last winter I stored my van at a place called...

Last winter I stored my van at a place called Portico Storage in Calixico.Not cheap-$80 for a month.But I had a keypad code and could get the van back anytime.If you want to avoid traffic in Mexicali...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,460
Posted By oldxr
Great thread.I am looking for a new camera to...

Great thread.I am looking for a new camera to replace my 20 year old 3.2 miga-pixel canon.Anything would be an improvement.It rides in the center compartment of a Giant Loop buck&roll tank bag.I...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By oldxr
I have the same boots as Mooncat.Best boots I...

I have the same boots as Mooncat.Best boots I have ever had.Wore them every day for a 3 week ride -no problema.
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By oldxr
In Baja they ride unplated dirt bikes and Polaris...

In Baja they ride unplated dirt bikes and Polaris Razors on the road.They dont care.But the $hit starts if you have an accident.Get good insurence and your TVIP.I did a 3 week trip to Baja last...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,099
Posted By oldxr
10/10 on the RR.I need to work on my gps...

10/10 on the RR.I need to work on my gps skills.That area is like the Baja of the USA.
Forum: Vendors 10-06-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,336
Posted By oldxr
Entered:D

Entered:D
Forum: GS Boxers 10-06-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,109
Posted By oldxr
Sometimes u-haul gets uptight if you tell them...

Sometimes u-haul gets uptight if you tell them you are hauling a motorcycle in thier van-dont tell them that.The per mile cost is the killer-it adds up.I haul bikes in my van -but my fuel cost would...
Forum: The Garage 10-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,305
Posted By oldxr
Older Toyota pu or 4 runner?Ford Ranger...

Older Toyota pu or 4 runner?Ford Ranger pre-runner truck?Problem with any kind of pick-up is gas milage and ride over a car based platform.In southern California I have seen some desert pre-runner...
Forum: Americas 10-04-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,776
Posted By oldxr
The way I use my cards is to minimize the risk of...

The way I use my cards is to minimize the risk of my card# being stolen.It does not matter what kind of chips or what ever is on the card.Unless you are in a resort town like Cabo you need cash.When...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 133,985
Posted By oldxr
Cycles-you have been a good sport posting about...

Cycles-you have been a good sport posting about this.Sorry to hear about your lack of vacation.My take on this-If you have a $20k bike on fire after the warrenty runs out and have full coverage...
Forum: Americas 10-02-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,776
Posted By oldxr
In Mexico if you are in undeveloped areas cash is...

In Mexico if you are in undeveloped areas cash is king.But I have never had a problem using my american atm card at a major bank to get cash.I will only use an atm connected to a bank -not 1 of those...
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By oldxr
The area of Sacramento just south of the airport...

The area of Sacramento just south of the airport is called Natomas-you should be able to find storage in that area.That would give you a 5-10 minute taxi ride to your bike.There are taxi's at the...
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By oldxr
What kind of bike are you riding and what kind of...

What kind of bike are you riding and what kind of roads-trails do you expect to ride?
Forum: Americas 09-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By oldxr
For motorcycles Yosemite is overrated-try...

For motorcycles Yosemite is overrated-try California hwy 108-89-4 loop from the west .Hwy 395 is good riding.A good loop-over the sierras-north on 395 to Mt Shasta then over to the coast and...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By oldxr
Baja Ho-how did your house fare?Thanks for the...

Baja Ho-how did your house fare?Thanks for the links.Will be down in January.
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By oldxr
I needed some r12 for an old toyota.There used to...

I needed some r12 for an old toyota.There used to be some r12 replacement called Freeze 12 around.I got it off of Amazon.If you convert to r134 you have to get all of the old r12 oil out of the...
Forum: Airheads 09-17-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,105
Posted By oldxr
Like another post before-its time to hook up an...

Like another post before-its time to hook up an accurate mechanical gauge and get the TRUE oil pressure.You can goto any good auto parts store or auto hot rod speed equipment shop and get a gauge and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-10-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,490
Posted By oldxr
I am very technically unsavvy-I have a hard time...

I am very technically unsavvy-I have a hard time with Garmin gps units.But I like my Delorme Inreach.I used it for a full Baja run last winter and my daily location link on my Facebook page was...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By oldxr
Hwy 395 gets snow in the winter-the best time for...

Hwy 395 gets snow in the winter-the best time for this ride would be the next few weeks.October is my favorite vacation month.Everybody spent all thier money on summer travel so its quiet...
Forum: Americas 09-03-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,422
Posted By oldxr
Stayed at Coco's in 1 of his campers last febuary...

Stayed at Coco's in 1 of his campers last febuary on the way back from Cabo.For some strange reason it gets a little cool there in the winter.I of best nights sleep on the road on the whole...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-03-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By oldxr
I rode most of your Nevada route last summer on...

I rode most of your Nevada route last summer on my way back from Jarbidge.I found it to be very easy and kind of boring from Midas west to Gerlach.They were running mining trucks and bus loads of...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,422
Posted By oldxr
www.rightsure.com I got insurence online...

www.rightsure.com I got insurence online from this company.I cannot comment on using it though becuse I didnt need it.FYI-there is a paved highway running out to Scorpion Bay now.
Forum: Americas 08-31-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,422
Posted By oldxr
Obvious stuff-ride only in the day time .If I am...

Obvious stuff-ride only in the day time .If I am cresting a blind hill on hwy 1 I usually try to be on the right 1/4 of the road-the locals pass when they feel like-be ready.I only use the atm's...
Forum: Americas 08-25-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By oldxr
Hwy 108 over the sierra is a much better...

Hwy 108 over the sierra is a much better motorcycle road .If you really want to avoid freeways you can ride over Mt.Hamilton out of San Jose and end up in Patterson.Except for crossing the valley you...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 693,362
Posted By oldxr
An inmate on here had those e-start parts for...

An inmate on here had those e-start parts for sale in the flea market forum about 1 year ago.He was asking $1000 for the hard parts-no wiring.I am sure he got his asking price.It would be nice if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 22,625
Views: 2,863,458
Posted By oldxr
Front fork question?

Can you take the compression shim stack out of the bottem of the forks with out removing and disassembling them?
Forum: Americas 08-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By oldxr
I ran that area in february.If you are heading...

I ran that area in february.If you are heading west out of San Francisquito to El Arco I think the road that jonz was refering to is a left turn about 2 or 3 miles past Rancho Piedra Blanca.If you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By oldxr
Possable before the Rim Fire-I have done it.The...

Possable before the Rim Fire-I have done it.The area is supposed to be closed until the clean-up logging is done.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,993
Posted By oldxr
In-will be there thursday.

In-will be there thursday.
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