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Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,061
Posted By El Desmo
Space Blanket

I never seem to be comfortable much below the mid forties. I sleep in a 20 degree bag with one of the reactor bags on an air pad. Last spring in the Sierras it got cold enough that I used my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,164
Posted By El Desmo
Thanks guys. I'll get another seal and try it...

Thanks guys. I'll get another seal and try it again. Though I won't have the tool that seats the seal, I should be able to duplicate the depth.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,164
Posted By El Desmo
Weepy seal under slave unit.

I've got a similar problem with the transmission seal. My clutch got oiled when this seal failed and I replaced it (and the clutch). I did create the weep hole before reinstalling the clutch slave...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,912
Posted By El Desmo
Sometimes.

I've checked into places that offered to let me park where the night staff could keep an eye out for my bike. Sometimes south of the border I was told to park where the velador [night watchman] was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,696
Posted By El Desmo
My GS parked on Cannery Row on a Moto GP weekend...

My GS parked on Cannery Row on a Moto GP weekend a couple of years ago.http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_3041_zpsd00e4012.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,404
Posted By El Desmo
The worst part? The summer tourist. Luckily,...

The worst part? The summer tourist. Luckily, that's should be getting better by the day, now that Labor Day is upon us. And the other for me is the super-slab. Avoid it when you can and you'll stay...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 612,617
Posted By El Desmo
Guzzi Police Speedo'

I've got a Guzzi Police style speedo listed in the FM.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907201

I also have a Vetter Windjammer III fairing that fits the loopframe Ambos. Shipping...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,571
Posted By El Desmo
I like stuff that shows the test of time. ...

I like stuff that shows the test of time. They're only original once, and you can never go back.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 254,573
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/P...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/PDXRUN/APrtlndwrd_zpsc31fda62.jpg
Been a Goose fan for a while.Always good to have a couple around, just to remind me what it used to be like.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 500,515
Posted By El Desmo
New BLM campground out behind Lone Pine, CA.....

New BLM campground out behind Lone Pine, CA.. Running water and pit toilets for five bucks a night. State campgrounds by the highway get $35.00. It really pays to explore!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 500,515
Posted By El Desmo
On the trip home from Moto Gp Laguna Seca. At the...

On the trip home from Moto Gp Laguna Seca. At the bottom of Tioga pass. Always a good bet during peak tourist season.http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_5253.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,749
Posted By El Desmo
I wanted to go with T-Rex, but my wife dubbed it...

I wanted to go with T-Rex, but my wife dubbed it the "Chuckwagon", and it stuck.

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/HappyPlace.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,508
Posted By El Desmo
The temp sure makes a difference in tire wear. I...

The temp sure makes a difference in tire wear. I spent about a year in Portland, Ore.and was amazed at the mileage I got from my Tourance tires. At least a couple thousand miles more than usual....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 1,039,980
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_6290-2.jpg
El Mirage dry lakebed, So Cal
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By El Desmo
Coleman white gas

My Dad ran some through his chevy pick-up once. It was on the way home from a camp trip and we had run out of fuel. Seemed to run fine. Was enough to get us to the next village where we bought fuel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By El Desmo
San Felipe 250

Been thinking about a trip down myself. I'd be on the 1150 and camping if I did go. Maybe I'll keep an eye on this thread and take it from there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By El Desmo
Hey Motomethod!

We saw you folks in town [San Felipe] one night! The wife and I were having some fish tacos on the malecon and your gang rode in. We dined at the table right next to yours. Sorry I missed that bus. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,632,592
Posted By El Desmo
Skyline

I'm thinking I might come crash your party, what with it being in my recently adopted neck of the woods. Maybe meet a few folks. The wife says I could use some social interaction. See y'all there!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 212,161
Posted By El Desmo
After dark.

After dark.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 229,965
Posted By El Desmo
Yeah, I like that.

Yeah, I like that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 232,695
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/C...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/Canonpics032.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,293
Posted By El Desmo
Canned Heat, " Long Way From L.A. " Little...

Canned Heat, " Long Way From L.A. "
Little Feat, " Willin' " , and " Holding down the Home Ground "
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 388,361
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_2248.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 229,082
Posted By El Desmo
Lizard Head Pass, Colorado ...

Lizard Head Pass, Colorado


http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_2310-1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 569,224
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_3351.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,172
Views: 7,783,708
Posted By El Desmo
Fixing a flat, not more than 20 min. after...

Fixing a flat, not more than 20 min. after getting a performance award. After 20 years of riding behind me, putting her on her own bike is still one of the best, and scariest, things I've ever done....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,053
Views: 785,665
Posted By El Desmo
heres...

heres minehttp://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/rideIMG0001.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By El Desmo
Tired tire in the PDX

Ran up to Portland to hang with my sweetheart for a few days and now I see the rear tire on my GS is toast! Where can I pick a Metzler and get It mounted near the Tualatin area. Closer is better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,710
Views: 229,406
Posted By El Desmo
One time headed home up Hwy. 50 when I spot a...

One time headed home up Hwy. 50 when I spot a semi tractor being pulled by a tow truck, nose up on the tow rig. Switch to the left lane to pass and as I go by the front wheel bearing (looked to be...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,810
Posted By El Desmo
I have to agree, a great sport tourer! My wife...

I have to agree, a great sport tourer! My wife rides an '04 with the tall screen and high bars. I get to sneak it out myself sometimes and I really enjoy it. She rode a R1100RS before this bike. She...
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