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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Warning.

Today I went out to give the Dakar some fresh air. The Matlock loop was my first gravel since the rains. I was feeling a bit spunky, Felt good on the bike. However, once I hit the gravel I realized...
Forum: Trials 12-20-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Hop-Sing
Doctors prescription

My family doctor had me read all my, {history} Doctors notes. Back when I was ten I told him, and he wrote it down. " The only way I ever feel no stress is when I am on my motorcycle with the...
Forum: Trials 12-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Hop-Sing
Going crazy

Don't limit Yourself. Park the truck outside. A couple of Trials bikes don't take up much room, keep the KLR and get a Trials bike or two. I think I would go crazy if I only had one helmet. I need...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,359
Posted By Hop-Sing
Chico to the coast

Snow level at 5500 puts you out. I like to make a loop out of the Coast from the Valley. loop North of the Wilderness area, Leaving Red Bluff out Reeds Creek, Petty John up the hill and fork over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Hop-Sing
Guilty

Well, I know what I am getting. I still have to wait like I did when I was a kid. Baa Humbug, I say, I want to go riding.




http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/chickkebill/106_2047.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Hop-Sing
Baa Humbug

I am not a shopper, I hate the whole Christmas thing. I have been putting up with it for years. I don't think I can do another Christmas morning.
I think I will go for an early ride and escape the...
Forum: Trials 12-07-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,793
Posted By Hop-Sing
Read the hole forum

I am trying to decide on oil for my new GG. I have used the blue stuff and the red stuff. And after reading this forum I still don't know what I will use.
Lots of good thought here but why isn't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Porn

"Old" is a relative term. In this conversation Stu called his new beta "Old"
with the nubs just bearly gone I guess that Beta could be called "Old".

Inbreeding or crossbreeding, the result is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Wise one

Thanks, He is a funny guy. I've bought 2 from him, and sold him one.

The RDFB line would be hard to win. it would be half our riders.
congratulations yourself on getting his "old" Beta, sweet.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Red White & Blue

Nope, no Orange. I went Red White and Blue. Dream bike.
Spoiled rotten. But I am worth it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-01-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
TW200 guys

I am thinking the same thing. TW200 maybe perfect. I would like to fit one with a small trailer for the wood pile and tending my compound. I have a store 2 blocks away, and then mountain trails. a...
Forum: Trials 11-30-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,758
Views: 346,722
Posted By Hop-Sing
Fly

Let a neighbor ride my 280 pro. Thanksgiving day, his whole family watched my son and I playing below his house. we rode up and offered to let them try it. 20 seconds later the bike hits the pump...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,225
Posted By Hop-Sing
How Fast ?

I am older and have rode my whole life. I watch the desert racers hauling ass, so I know it can be done with the right stuff.
I was at a ralley a couple years back and we where talking about "How...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Meet Emma

Hi guys. I would like to introduce Emma to you.
Laia has gave me permission , kinda, to Admire another young woman.
I told her we would just be friends and I will keep my hands to myself.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,698
Posted By Hop-Sing
I have a friend that just moved to Pahrump. He...

I have a friend that just moved to Pahrump. He says the town is very bike friendly. He has been studying the local law. He says it is legal, yes legal to ride on the road on a dirt bike, As long as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,218
Posted By Hop-Sing
Stone

I have hit or almost hit so many things.
But my story that always comes to mind is the time my cousin came to visit one 4th of July. He had just gotten the newest fastest crotch rocket made....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,226
Posted By Hop-Sing
ABS brakes

I hate mine. 04 bmw Dakar. If they have not been improved then they suck. Switching them on the fly is ridicules, you just can't know when they are to be on and when to be off. Don't ride over your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,226
Posted By Hop-Sing
ABS brakes

I have ABS brakes on my BMW Dakar. I hate them. Its the only thing I dislike about my bike. I ride 60/40 with dirt being the 60. I am continually crossing back and forth. 95% of my braking is for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Hop-Sing
Weather

if you want to, and weather permitting you could cut over from the coast on 299 or 36 and hit the valley going down I-5, No snow South on I-5 from these two hwy's. But I don't see the advantage, as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Dog tags, along

http://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_3mPqzdoFTgy_50x50c.jpg (http://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_3mPqzdoFTgy_600x450.jpg) http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_irjnv5nxcGw_50x50c.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Right on

This looks great. But even better is, we might be able to keep up with you in the twisties.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,844
Posted By Hop-Sing
Math Problem

I just cant get past the math problem. a couple hours of work and like 29 bucks. O.K. Got that. Now if you ride your bike for two years and then decide to sell the bike, I am judging by FootDraggers...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Hop-Sing
I wouldn't

No... Stay on the coast. You don't want to be east of any of the mountains. Susanville is high desert and colder than a witches tit. valleys of frigid weather that rival any place. 97 is also...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Local alert

We where just talking about this the other day. Joint Rd . This Rd cost our County lots of money back in the day. At one point in the history of this Rd half the families with a kid in high school...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Track

When I refer to the Track, I am taking about just the gravel. Just out past Heightman well drilling's yard McCoy Rd turns to gravel, and runs up the tracks. the other road that makes it a loop is,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Lets go

Ready set go. meet me out at the Basler loop track.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Hop-Sing
Nor Cal

Not sure what anyone means when they say Nor Cal. Santa Rosa to me is off limits. Northern California is the part of California that only has one {1} freeway running any direction in it. that means...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,316
Posted By Hop-Sing
Dismount

Depends, bike selection. dirt bike. urgency, WTF. I only dismount after an orgasm. And I don't pee in a toilet.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,466
Posted By Hop-Sing
Gps Tracks

Does anyone have a roll chart, or some good Gps tracks.
I'm thinking I can go ahead and pack lots because weight wont be a problem. I can wait on the suspension upgrade.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,593
Posted By Hop-Sing
I am so sorry. I added an extra s Please...

I am so sorry.
I added an extra s
Please forgive me Yo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,593
Posted By Hop-Sing
I don't like haiku. But I will write one for...

I don't like haiku.
But I will write one for you.
I was pissed, must stew.

I am better now.
After reading replies, wow.
Response, holy cow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,593
Posted By Hop-Sing
Motorcycle bad guys ?

As a motorcycle rider, I know we have a bad reputation.
However I find most people that ride seem to be nice.
Recently I found that bad apple that spoils the basket.
If you see a bad apple...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Rodeo, Boat Drags, Monster Trucks ect

Gezz Footdragger haven't you ever been to the Red Bluff Monster Trucks.
It is a first class show. Like the Boat drags and all the other first class events we have. And you just think Red Bluff is a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Snooping around

Well you got close. if you went to the BeastUp web site and found where they announced the winners, you could read the comments and follow the link that Jozie provided you could see them. I was a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
weekend plans

Well the monster Trucks are coming to town for a three day show this weekend. One of the sponsors had a contest to win VIP tickets. It was a Video contest showing how you used their product. Both my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
New Raga

A 14 with the White graphics ? Your killing me.
I got to check my mail up the hill on the 11th. See you At PC next month. Have fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
jKing

I am looking Jerry, thinking of trading my Montesa 4rt for one. you have probably seen the 4rt I set up the Carr trial with it and the hard rock as well. If you don't sell it maybe bring it up to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 152,785
Posted By Hop-Sing
Would this work

Still looking for the bike that would work for riding with you guys to places like High Lakes.
Do you think I could make it on this.

http://redding.craigslist.org/mcy/4685577250.html

or
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,194
Posted By Hop-Sing
Crazy Motorcycle riders

And we wonder why people call motorcycle riders Crazy.

I lived by the tracks growing up and could ride well. I ride and compete on a trials bike. It is Not easy to cross RR Tracks. On a modern...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,082
Posted By Hop-Sing
Standing

Trials riders stand.
But wheelie's are for traction, or to impress someone.
If you cant cover the brake pedal you can't sustain a long wheelie.
Sitting will give you a lower center of gravity...
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