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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 63,718
Posted By Dan Diego
Just wrapped up the section between Young and...

Just wrapped up the section between Young and Winona. We took a slightly different t route out of Young (200 vs 512).

Did not do the workaround in the rocky section (Grapevine Canyon?) and that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 63,718
Posted By Dan Diego
Helpful hint for section 2 between Winkleman and...

Helpful hint for section 2 between Winkleman and Globe.

15 miles before Globe, on Dripping Springs Road, you'll come to a locked gate that says Government Spring Rd. But there is a work-around. A...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 63,718
Posted By Dan Diego
We're midway thru section 2, heading into section...

We're midway thru section 2, heading into section 3 today. Beautiful weather, brisk above 5k feet. Nights aren't bad at all.

Riding conditions are good. I can see they've had heavy rains lately....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 63,718
Posted By Dan Diego
Leaving San Diego this morning for the Bisbee...

Leaving San Diego this morning for the Bisbee area. Will start the AZBDR tomorrow.

We have plenty of time put aside for the ride. Just two of us riding a GS800 and a 990 ADV.

Will add photos...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,109
Posted By Dan Diego
Nicely done, guys. I'm enjoying this.

Nicely done, guys. I'm enjoying this.
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By Dan Diego
You'll have a great time. July will be a good...

You'll have a great time. July will be a good time for it.

The route and side roads you select will really depend on how much time (under the 2 days) you have to spend.

I super-slabbed it both...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By Dan Diego
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^What he said^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^What he said^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Though you can adjust your shift lever a bit if you must.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-12-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,779
Posted By Dan Diego
Dude! We'd like to see all of those secret trails...

Dude! We'd like to see all of those secret trails in Baja you've been bashing!
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,021
Posted By Dan Diego
Nicely done! I rode from the Mexican border...

Nicely done!

I rode from the Mexican border to Inuvik last summer and agree that July is a fine time to travel the Dempster.

Sure, you'll get iffy weather and construction traffic all through...
Forum: Canada 04-10-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Dan Diego
It's a crapshoot, bro, any time between January...

It's a crapshoot, bro, any time between January and December.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By Dan Diego
Wow, very cool video. It appears the ATV...

Wow, very cool video.

It appears the ATV rider tossed his helmet into the trail to alert others?

Well done.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-09-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By Dan Diego
Overfill and puking the excess?

Overfill and puking the excess?
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By Dan Diego
Looking to try the FirstGear mesh gloves this...

Looking to try the FirstGear mesh gloves this summer.

Either the Baja or the Ultra look good to me.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Dan Diego
Yeah, you're gonna wanna stay warm. I've found I...

Yeah, you're gonna wanna stay warm. I've found I can be very comfortable in shorts and still remain warm.

Once you ride like this, you'll wonder why you never did before.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Dan Diego
Gel-seat bike shorts and a t shirt. Seriously.

Gel-seat bike shorts and a t shirt. Seriously.
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Dan Diego
Very cool. Will be heading up there from San...

Very cool.

Will be heading up there from San Diego in August. Will be following your progress.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,106
Posted By Dan Diego
If I die, please don't let my wife sell my bikes...

If I die, please don't let my wife sell my bikes for what I told her they cost! :wink:
Forum: Battle scooters 04-04-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,499
Posted By Dan Diego
Oh, c'mon, we need our taxes to triple so we can...

Oh, c'mon, we need our taxes to triple so we can wait longer for health care:lol3

True story: While riding thru Canada last year, I bought a pizza. When I asked for some packets of red pepper, the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-04-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 554,911
Posted By Dan Diego
This is out in the Anza - Borrego desert in...

This is out in the Anza - Borrego desert in February.

http://i1296.photobucket.com/albums/ag11/dandiego1/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-02/74AFC6B7-906F-43E3-BEDC-886FCC6FEC0B_zpsnzdtq8of.jpg...
Forum: EMEA 04-04-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,284
Posted By Dan Diego
It would be easier to give you 6 or 8 things to...

It would be easier to give you 6 or 8 things to definitely miss!
Forum: Americas 04-03-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,049
Posted By Dan Diego
Yeah, yeah, yeah...those places are cool. Sure. ...

Yeah, yeah, yeah...those places are cool. Sure.

Death Valley, Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Zion/Bryce/Canyonlands. All great places.

But how about Four Corners...
Forum: Alaska 04-03-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,743
Posted By Dan Diego
She's still there, if it's the CBPO.

She's still there, if it's the CBPO.
Forum: Vendors 04-03-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,495
Posted By Dan Diego
SOLD! Thanks for the quick and complete response.

SOLD! Thanks for the quick and complete response.
Forum: Alaska 04-03-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,727
Posted By Dan Diego
True Iron Butt stuff right there!

True Iron Butt stuff right there!
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Diego
Ooh, one of my favorite Led Zeppelin albums. :clap

Ooh, one of my favorite Led Zeppelin albums. :clap
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Diego
Hey! The spelling is improving! :lol3 Am I...

Hey! The spelling is improving! :lol3

Am I wrong or don't Alaska-types have senses of humor?

Or maybe just The Dick is a dick?

Don't let the cold weather get to ya, boys.
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,727
Posted By Dan Diego
Heidenau K60 Scout. No other tire comes close. ...

Heidenau K60 Scout. No other tire comes close.

And I agree with KHuddy: If you don't have time to prep for the ride, you likely aren't ready. You really will miss out on a lot and your tire choice...
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Diego
Who knows, maybe The Dick has a sense of humor....

Who knows, maybe The Dick has a sense of humor. :wink: I hope so, cuz he ain't got spelling, grammar or syntax skills.
Forum: Alaska 04-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Diego
Not in the last 8 months, why? Have things...

Not in the last 8 months, why? Have things changed since I rolled through there?
...
Forum: Vendors 04-02-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,495
Posted By Dan Diego
GL heat shield?

I have the GL Great Basic bag. Looks great. Question about the heat shield:

I have a hot exhaust (KTM 990). The bag rides to the front of the exhaust, so I'm unsure if the heat shield is really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,367
Posted By Dan Diego
If I die, don't let me wife sell my bikes for...

If I die, don't let me wife sell my bikes for what I told her I paid for them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,659
Posted By Dan Diego
Just a loose vacuum line? I've seen those...

Just a loose vacuum line? I've seen those symptoms caused by a vacuum line that had come off at the peacock.
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By Dan Diego
Trail Jack. Eagle Mike makes one for the KLR...

Trail Jack.

Eagle Mike makes one for the KLR that I've used for my KTM.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By Dan Diego
Aw, c'mon, buying gas from a guy's front yard is...

Aw, c'mon, buying gas from a guy's front yard is part of the Baja experience!

And, yeah: Upgraded seat, side stand support and bash plate are good starts.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By Dan Diego
Shouldn't you be over at the thumper/mini-bike...

Shouldn't you be over at the thumper/mini-bike thread?:rofl

THis isn't a DR650 farkle thread, it's for the dudes that are currently drinking the orange ade.:deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-31-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,647
Posted By Dan Diego
Aux (2.2 gals) fuel tank to replace the 2nd...

Aux (2.2 gals) fuel tank to replace the 2nd exhaust (removed).

And my ADV decal (gets the girls).:wink:
Forum: Alaska 03-30-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Dan Diego
Don't listen to the dicks. You know you...

Don't listen to the dicks.

You know you wanna try this.

I know, I know...Canada ain't Mexico. But crossing the border on any bike is easy as long as you have a PP.

To heck with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dan Diego
Alright, already. Before you go all Jo Momma on...

Alright, already. Before you go all Jo Momma on me, I'll say that he seems like a sweet guy. I spent 20 minutes listening to his tunes on YouTube (no hits) and a cool interview.

So lighten up,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dan Diego
It appears I've offended both of his fans. :wink:

It appears I've offended both of his fans. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Dan Diego
:y0!

:y0!
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