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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By Hill Climber
If this is a true account, and if it were me, I...

If this is a true account, and if it were me, I wouldn't be stopping to dig out my camera/cell phone...... I'd be HEAVY on the gas, in fact, I would not have travelled further in the same direction....
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,333
Posted By Hill Climber
Are you serious?

Looking forward to more details.
Haven't heard or read anywhere about this....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By Hill Climber
If Garmin doesn't ask you for your gps unit ID...

If Garmin doesn't ask you for your gps unit ID number, or if you don't have to connect your gps to a computer to download the file, then they won't be issuing you an unlock code that would be written...
Forum: Americas 11-02-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Hill Climber
[QUOTE=#ff8c00]Second time here there was no gas...

[QUOTE=#ff8c00]Second time here there was no gas at the Pemex, I made it to San Felipe on fumes./QUOTE]


I've been told that the pemex guy sometimes takes a siesta in the afternoon.
If his dog...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-02-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Hill Climber
Thanks. I'll give this a go. (Like the idea of...

Thanks. I'll give this a go. (Like the idea of protecting the open pin with heat shrink)

Can anyone think of a reason why one would want to re-connect this connector ever again?
Forum: Americas 10-30-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By Hill Climber
I'm going in March, 2015, and will be using a...

I'm going in March, 2015, and will be using a combination of
GPS Atlas, E32 and this: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=440711
And this:...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Hill Climber
Thanks for the link!!!!!! Here's a Copy/Paste...

Thanks for the link!!!!!!
Here's a Copy/Paste of the article:

I finally found the wire to disconnect!!! On the 990R, it's the brown/black wire.

I tried to disconnect what the could be 18 pin...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-29-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Hill Climber
Speedometer setting?

Does anyone know how to change the default setting of 2205 front wheel circumference to a lesser value?
I found this solution, but it doesn't apply to my 2012 990 Adv

Step one: Mode = Trip F...
Forum: Americas 10-27-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
It should be on your right just after you enter...

It should be on your right just after you enter Tecate.
After you get your visa, carry on a few blocks, turn left at the park, go one block then turn right. Keep going south and it turns into Mex 3...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
I'd recommend you leave on the 11th, find your...

I'd recommend you leave on the 11th, find your accommodations, then scope out the place where to watch the race later that day or on the 12th. Race is on Thursday, the 13th. Wednesday 12th is tech...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,149
Posted By Hill Climber
I still enjoy the adrenaline rush from time to...

I still enjoy the adrenaline rush from time to time, but have learned to dial it back just a little, unless of course, I'm "feeling it and can't do anything wrong!!!!" :rofl

Most of my riding...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By Hill Climber
Points taken. Thanks.

Points taken. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-20-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 863
Posted By Hill Climber
I'm looking forward to the 14,000 km mark then....

I'm looking forward to the 14,000 km mark then....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-19-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,149
Posted By Hill Climber
Turning 65 next month. Still climbing...

Turning 65 next month.
Still climbing hills.....

http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh624/Hill_Climber/RecoRidge.jpg
Forum: Americas 10-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By Hill Climber
Maybe a little out of context, but does the "go...

Maybe a little out of context, but does the "go to the front of the line" apply to Mexican Military Check Points too?
I've always been reluctant to do so, except during a Baja 1000 race. Been...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
This is the first version. Still waiting for the...

This is the first version. Still waiting for the next version which will carry on from race mile 915 to La Paz. The area was pretty torn up from the hurricane odile.
...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
Actually, the road to Mikes is further east on...

Actually, the road to Mikes is further east on highway 3. Sorry, I had a brain fart thinking that it went through V de Trinidad.


http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh624/Hill_Climber/Mikes2.jpg
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
The race doesn't come close to Mikes'. There's a...

The race doesn't come close to Mikes'. There's a 2.7 mile straight away just outside of V de Trinidad that he'll be able to see the dust in time to get off the track.

Last bike/quad should be...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
I'll have a look out for you at V de Trinidad....

I'll have a look out for you at V de Trinidad. I'll be on a blue 990 KTM, panniers and rear top case.
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
Preliminary gps file posted: ...

Preliminary gps file posted:

http://score-international.com/2014-baja-1000-gps-files/

Garmin and a google earth file

Course is only marked up to Race Mile 915, as they're still working on...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
I'm toying with the idea of staying overnight in...

I'm toying with the idea of staying overnight in San Felipe Wednesday night, then riding to Valle de Trinidad the next morning. The first bikes should be coming through around 7:30 ish. San Felipe to...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
The map is a preliminary one. Comment at the...

The map is a preliminary one. Comment at the bottom:
Projected course map. Expect modifications due to hurricane Odile.
More than likely the northern sections will remain the same but changes may...
Forum: Americas 10-03-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
The course map and draw order to be unveiled this...

The course map and draw order to be unveiled this weekend.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
Rumors are flying about it being a loop race...

Rumors are flying about it being a loop race instead of a peninsular run... Should know soon I would think
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,166
Posted By Hill Climber
Final nuf said

Emmbeedee If making fun of others, putting them down, demonstrating you don't have the social graces to discuss a topic in a respectful manner, have difficulty with letting others have a personal...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,166
Posted By Hill Climber
You missed my point completely. Next time you...

You missed my point completely.
Next time you see a technician work on an ATM, ask him what operating system it uses. Windows XP (PRO?) is the answer. This is today, not yesterday, or 2001.
Banks...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,166
Posted By Hill Climber
Seems that some people think that because it's...

Seems that some people think that because it's new, it has to be better.
Reminds me of Microsoft and their "New and Improved" versions of Windows. Vista was a disaster, Windows 8 is hated, oh, and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-23-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,166
Posted By Hill Climber
Hmm, IMHO stands for "in my humble opinion". My...

Hmm, IMHO stands for "in my humble opinion".
My apologies for making you laugh with my humble opinion
Forum: Americas 09-20-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
Which ever way it goes, I'll be there. ...

Which ever way it goes, I'll be there.
Puertecitos to Gonzaga is only 50 miles (less than 5% of the course), and in past races, it's not uncommon to have this amount of pavement to deal with. I'd...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,166
Posted By Hill Climber
I live in Canada and paid over $400 Cdn for my...

I live in Canada and paid over $400 Cdn for my unit... way too much money to give up on trying different solutions to figure any problem out. BTW, my 60CSx is now 6 years old and takes a shit...
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,232
Posted By Hill Climber
Motorcycles are starting on Thursday, 6 AM ...

Motorcycles are starting on Thursday, 6 AM
http://score-international.com/baja-1000-2014-schedule/

The pavement is past Gonzaga now, so it's a good possibility they may run the course down the...
Forum: Americas 08-22-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,663
Posted By Hill Climber
And Gas. I think the Sherpa has a small...

And Gas.

I think the Sherpa has a small gas tank, doesn't it? Most bikes travelling off road, or "east coast" have a minimum 3 gal size, and even then, most carry a bit extra in a jug.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-07-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hill Climber
If you can, open the disc and run setup from...

If you can, open the disc and run setup from there.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-05-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hill Climber
PM me your email address

PM me your email address
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By Hill Climber
Maybe a digital shop manual?

Maybe a digital shop manual?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Hill Climber
This one

This one
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Hill Climber
That's interesting... If nothing else works,...

That's interesting... If nothing else works, I'll take it apart and have a look.
Here's the link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq-ux3YsSF8
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Hill Climber
Oh, that sucks... I bought my bike used with less...

Oh, that sucks... I bought my bike used with less than 5000 km's on it. Came with the stock Pirellis as extra tires, so just put them on. They have 90% tread left on them. Raising the forks in the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Hill Climber
If you have wheel bearings that are loose,...

If you have wheel bearings that are loose, meaning if you can get a tiny side play by hand on the wheel, then I'd bet that's your problem. How many km's are there on the bike?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By Hill Climber
Go figure. Today, I noticed the very same...

Go figure. Today, I noticed the very same problem on my 990, except mine is evident at lower speeds, and goes away at 80 kmph and above.
I just put the stock Pirelli tires back on after wearing out...
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