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Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 78,639
Posted By VFR
Great videos and amazing adventure!!! Thanks a...

Great videos and amazing adventure!!! Thanks a lot for the effort. This one is right up at the top for sure. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By VFR
You can camp at River Park in Lompoc. On 246...

You can camp at River Park in Lompoc. On 246 just to the right of Hwy 1 & 246 intersection. They have a small tent camping section, hot showers--$10.
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 74,078
Posted By VFR
Just read this whole thread. Strange thing--no...

Just read this whole thread. Strange thing--no one mentioned the Coleman Bio-Wipes. Pack of 50 for less than $4. Great for a quick clean up or when stealth camping. Keep one in your tank bag to...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,607
Posted By VFR
I've seen several pics of that setup. I put mine...

I've seen several pics of that setup. I put mine that way once to try it but don't like the idea of packs extending past the rear wheel.
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,607
Posted By VFR
Mellow & I have a lot of the same gear--tent,...

Mellow & I have a lot of the same gear--tent, mattress, pillow & D66 combo packs. The tent in the video was a Marmot Limelight but we have both switched to Mountainsmith Morrisons this year. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By VFR
I'm a softbag guy with a VFR. I have Roadgear,...

I'm a softbag guy with a VFR. I have Roadgear, Wolfman & Nelson-Rigg bags & duffles. They all work well & are varied depending on what I am taking at the time. I also alternate using the straps...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 72,522
Posted By VFR
Do you have a vent for the air to escape??? ...

Do you have a vent for the air to escape??? Molds usually have an input & several vents for air to escape hard-to-get-to places. This ensures that the mold material gets into everywhere it should....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 55,686
Posted By VFR
That one is gone. He sold it and the GS.

That one is gone. He sold it and the GS.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By VFR
Well, since you're not going to WARPED, how about...

Well, since you're not going to WARPED, how about pm-ing me when you think about these things & maybe I can make one or two.... I don't look through this section too much.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 55,686
Posted By VFR
About Time!!! I only reminded you over two weeks...

About Time!!! I only reminded you over two weeks ago.....:deal

See ya there
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By VFR
No chance of making this one for me. Bummer. At...

No chance of making this one for me. Bummer. At least I'l see some of you at WARPED.

Enjoy,
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,029
Posted By VFR
Nah... The appreciations go the other way!!! ...

Nah... The appreciations go the other way!!! I'm sure not doing this stuff and a Wans RR is the best!!! :deal :clap

What a ride!!!
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,029
Posted By VFR
+2777!!! Been in since the start! Another in...

+2777!!! Been in since the start! Another in the long list of fantastic Wan RRs. Insane riding abilities--scares me to watch. Thanks for all the hard work.:deal
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 211,005
Posted By VFR
Well, the Death Valley test run is over & the...

Well, the Death Valley test run is over & the seat passed!! Much more comfortable than the other one. Got a couple more mods coming but I think I will ride this bike to Bryce Canyon. That should...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 211,005
Posted By VFR
Add me to the satisfied customer list.:deal I...

Add me to the satisfied customer list.:deal I called last week about a seat for my Tiger 1050 & made an appointment for yesterday. Rode out there and they installed seat while I waited. I took the...
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 23,747
Posted By VFR
My new Dyna Plug kit arrived on Friday just...

My new Dyna Plug kit arrived on Friday just before I left for a weekend camping trip. The guys I showed it to on the trip were very impressed.

Off to Death Valley camping this weekend.

Thanks...
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 72,522
Posted By VFR
Whoever did the crimps on the wires on that...

Whoever did the crimps on the wires on that terminal strip shouldn't even be allowed near anything electrical.:deal

That one had about every mistake that could be made....:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,344
Posted By VFR
I saw that Sport thread after I posted. Read all...

I saw that Sport thread after I posted. Read all 47 pages of it. Most was a totally unnecessary discussion on the wiring--mostly wrong.... The link to how the guy installed the lights was the best...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,344
Posted By VFR
I just tuned back in to see if there was anything...

I just tuned back in to see if there was anything new--seems there is!!!

There is a thread on Tiger1050 forum that covers this. It involves separating the headlight. Not an operation for the...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,683
Posted By VFR
Since you are a KLR rider, you need a dry bag...

Since you are a KLR rider, you need a dry bag that will fit into your milk crate....:rofl

Myself, I ride sport bikes, except for my Tiger 1050, so I need something that can attach to the bike...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,676
Posted By VFR
I'm in for this one!!! Never tire of reading...

I'm in for this one!!! Never tire of reading these Baja reports. Keep up the good times & try to keep 'em upright.:lol3
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 72,522
Posted By VFR
Good point about making these useful for...

Good point about making these useful for automotive applications. I do wiring on hot rods, customs & restorations as well as bikes. I was looking at the PDM 60 as an add-on for hot rod applications...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By VFR
I have that tent! Used it to tour with a couple...

I have that tent! Used it to tour with a couple of years. When I bought it, it was the shortest & lightest tent Catoma made. Very important for me because I ride a sport bike.

A firefighter...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 78,639
Posted By VFR
Great Report!!! That is some amazing country. ...

Great Report!!! That is some amazing country. Thank You for sharing. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,029
Posted By VFR
IN!!! Another Wan(s) Ride Report!!:clap Can't...

IN!!! Another Wan(s) Ride Report!!:clap Can't wait to see how this one unfolds.

Carry On!!!
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By VFR
I really like the Limelight except for the...

I really like the Limelight except for the length. I slept diagonally. That was the reason for buying the Mountainsmith Morrisson. Floor in that one is 92"--plenty of foot room.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,363
Posted By VFR
I have the Limelight 3P. Very nice tent but the...

I have the Limelight 3P. Very nice tent but the poles are a little bit too long to go in my side bags. Last year I got a Mountainsmith Morrison 2P. Really nice tent, sets up quick, packs very...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,765
Posted By VFR
All Right!! Another Geezer report. I have read...

All Right!! Another Geezer report. I have read them all and that one to Oaxaca was the best. I was ready to hit the road down there right away. The detail about the country is amazing.

Thank...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 78,639
Posted By VFR
What an amazing ride & report! You all have my...

What an amazing ride & report! You all have my admiration & respect. The pictures & videos are absolutely incredible. Riding in places where there is barely a hint of a trail.... :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,344
Posted By VFR
I have an '07 with front suspension reworked by...

I have an '07 with front suspension reworked by Racetech & a reworked rear shock. I added an aux fuse block & wire harness for Fiamm horns, GPS, Radar Detector, HID & driving lights.

Traced the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 78,639
Posted By VFR
I believe that Walter Colebatch rode with these...

I believe that Walter Colebatch rode with these guys a year or two back. That report was much like this one--insane!!! :clap

I'm in for this one--hanging onto my chair. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 66,720
Posted By VFR
Been following this thread and don't have a dog...

Been following this thread and don't have a dog in the fight, but is it possible that the lemon law could apply in this situation? Not sure about Canada but here in the US if you have these kind of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 55,686
Posted By VFR
Paid up....:deal Two nights camping, shirt &...

Paid up....:deal

Two nights camping, shirt & glass
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,090
Posted By VFR
Hey Scott!!! Nice to see you over here since I...

Hey Scott!!! Nice to see you over here since I don't visit the TWT site too often these days. That KTM is a bit different from the old VFR days, eh??

Very nice report and the pictures really...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,732
Posted By VFR
Let me throw in a vote for Benson. Definitely a...

Let me throw in a vote for Benson. Definitely a small town--got a Walmart though... Good dirt rides in the area, along with some nice pavement riding. I have a friend that lives there & Tucson...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,198
Posted By VFR
Just caught this & had to read the whole thing. ...

Just caught this & had to read the whole thing. Very nice report--almost like being there with you. I've read lots of reports of Baja but have never been.

It's even more fun riding with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-24-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 39,330
Posted By VFR
I just stumbled onto this. What an amazing read!...

I just stumbled onto this. What an amazing read! :clap You have a great writing style along with a fun outlook on life.

Also noticed that you are still using rope to tie your bags on. Are you...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,607
Posted By VFR
I thought that guy looked familiar. That's...

I thought that guy looked familiar. That's Mellow from the ST-Owners.com forum. He does camp a lot & I've camped & ridden with him a bit.

Very efficient. When he gets ready to leave, he is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-22-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 55,686
Posted By VFR
Sorry, couldn't resist--you left that one wide...

Sorry, couldn't resist--you left that one wide open.....:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 55,686
Posted By VFR
Were you one of the ones working on the Obamacare...

Were you one of the ones working on the Obamacare signup??? :lol3
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