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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Jack, I'm glad you are enjoying the 950. ...

Jack,

I'm glad you are enjoying the 950.
The 625 took a little time Sunday to get adjusted too. After softening up the forks things started getting better offroad. At the end of the day about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Sunday ride

What he said.
It was a good day and thanks guys for being linnet on the old guy of the group, even if I was the only one to take a dirt sample.
The shift lever is now straight.

Cheers Gupster
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Sunday ride

P,
Riding the 625 has only been around town, looking forward to some vibrations. I built a rear fender rack and mounted the tank bag on it then reworked the kick stand so it stand more upright. Glad...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
sunday ride

Justin, you've pick a good long lap.
As its been over a year since we last rode together I think the new to me 625 and myself will give it a go. Hoping io make the full lap, its a long day for an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
looking ahead

Perry, just think you now have a new bike in family to through a leg over. That is, when you can through a leg over.

Get better some, and don't get in my area without giving a beer call.

Greg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
pcvance, pm sent. give me a call with your...

pcvance, pm sent.
give me a call with your thoughts.

Greg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
New plan

Hello guys and gals,

Its been awhile since I last posted and rode with you guys up out of Porterville.
I'm thinking of changing up my bike inventory. So I will be thinning out the existing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Gupster
Tahoe

I to will be in south lake on the 24th for a couple of weeks. Will be bring the BRP and a KTM adv.
Up for what ever. Keeping in mind I'm old but still like to play.
Staying at the Tahoe Valley RV...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Perry, JP, Dave and Luke, Sorry for the...

Perry, JP, Dave and Luke,

Sorry for the first round bailout. I did make it in time for pizza and beer!
Thanks for letting an old fat guy tag along, I really enjoy the day and riding with you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Laugh You guys have got me all worked up to put some...

You guys have got me all worked up to put some red between my legs. Just loaded the BRP.
See ya all in the am.
Again thanks for the invite.


Greg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Perry, Your invite is received and tempting....

Perry,
Your invite is received and tempting. Screwing around in the my shop today, I will think about your offer to head south.
Where is your shop located, if I load up and head your way in the am,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Saturday

Perry,
This is the big old guy (BRP) that road with you guys (new years day) a couple of years ago.
I got the cob webs off the old Honda last weekend with 190 miles up in the hills east out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Pismo

Happy New Years to all.

The wife and I are leaving for Pismo today and staying thur Mon. We meet up with some friends (a few dual sport riders) and just hang out along with food, cocktails, and...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-24-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By Gupster
My oil sender was also leaking, coming out the...

My oil sender was also leaking, coming out the terminal end not the fitting.

good luck,

Gupster
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Warrenton

Ended up in Warrenton, with no internet.

I'll be checking in time to time.

The wife and I rode down to Tillamook and went to the Navel air museum, cheeze plant, and the county fair.
Good day...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Patrick, I to am sorry, as the blue ridge...

Patrick,

I to am sorry, as the blue ridge (you call it) was fun. The problem (good and bad) of being in a new place I guess. Being on two wheel is all good.
I see you are a venture guy, I have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Yamageek, On my one day ride with the ktm...

Yamageek,

On my one day ride with the ktm around this area I felt I was only one turn away from something good.
I was very pleased with what I experienced.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Winding down coos bay

Will do Road Rash,

Heading north Wed. will take a couple days to get to Astoria.

I went for ride on the xr this morning at the Winchester trails (afternoon would have been better). It was wet...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Todays ride

Again to all, thanks for the advise.

Well today was just get on and ride. Thinking of what some of you told me I headed out.

Seven devils road is right out of the Charleston/Marina RV park we...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Coos bay

To all,

Thanks for all the write ups and info.

Will put a plan together.

Gupster
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Coos Bay

tblume,

Thanks, for the responce. Yes I have check out google for some of your local area on and off road riding spots. It all looks mouth watering good. I appresate your interest in taking an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By Gupster
Coo's Bay ride

Hello to all Oregon advers,

I'll be visiting your green state from the central valley CA. Planning on being in the Coos Bay area late this weekend and into next week. Then heading up to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 15,456
Views: 1,208,061
Posted By Gupster
Saturdays thoughts

JP,

Gupster here, I invited my self to the New Years day ride out of Woodlake. Greatly enjoyed all the new company and the riding was great, new area for me. So I saw your thought for a Sat. ride...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,240
Posted By Gupster
d/s tires

I like wvhillbilly's idea.

DC you just need to get a real dual sport.
Gup
ps tahoe next week:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,359
Posted By Gupster
Tahoe Invader

tahoeacr sounds like fun, I'll be in touch as time gets closer.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,359
Posted By Gupster
Tahoe Invader

Hello inmates,

The wife, the dog and my self will be in Tahoe June 10th thru June 14th on a long weekend Vac. We will be staying at the Zephyr Cove RV park. I plan on bring a KTM 950 Adv. for...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,683
Posted By Gupster
Steve, I don't have any pic's of the stand/rail...

Steve,
I don't have any pic's of the stand/rail and brackets, the rail stays on the motorhome kind-a like a bumper when its in the pushed in postion. I keep the parts in the motorhome wnich is in...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-09-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,683
Posted By Gupster
Plat, I made them with the intent they could...

Plat,
I made them with the intent they could save the tanks. I just got a chance to try them out. The wife and I where on a sunday ride about 6-weeks ago and had a flat on the front going around a...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-06-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,683
Posted By Gupster
Bike rack

Hello to all,

Not to take away from the Versalift, but here's what I do with my M/H. I have made a stand to set inside the rail and up to the bottom of the frame/skid plate. Then using turn...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 331,849
Posted By Gupster
Fun meter

Thanks for the likes,
I can only hope that the fun meter can get close to the hour meter/time invested.
At this point its been just as fun learning how to use the lathe and mill.
Gupster
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 331,849
Posted By Gupster
Ladder

Speedo66,
One advantage of building it your self, is the custom fit for 36" inseam. The seat height is less than my BRP/xrr and KTM 950, my plan is to place the foot pegs to match.
Gupster
Forum: Old's Cool 01-18-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 331,849
Posted By Gupster
XS in progress

Hello to all,

This comes from a wild hair about 3-years ago, an atempt to create something.
I had already restored a 72 xs650, once done realizing it really didn't fit my 6'5' 265# body so I...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6,197
Views: 2,730,833
Posted By Gupster
Milling Machine

Thanks for the sweet,
As for the Mill:
Its an old (in the 90's) Central Machine Comp. mill I got with the Craftsman lathe from an estate. I have since added a drive feed motor and a DRO XYZ...
Forum: The Garage 01-17-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6,197
Views: 2,730,833
Posted By Gupster
My Turn at the Cave

This is 15 by 30 building with stuff.
Forum: The Garage 12-26-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Gupster
rotor

Pat,

The chain clearance on the swingarm is close, when its on the ground the chain clears, I might have to come up with an idler system. (side note: the counter shaft sprocket is going to be...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Gupster
forks

Here is a pic. of my project with 93 cr 500 forks.
I have yet to rebuild the forks
goodluck
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By Gupster
4- bolt

Pat you will find it to have the four bolts for the rotor.
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Gupster
Thanks for the input and conformation, I now feel...

Thanks for the input and conformation, I now feel better about putting it back together. The scrapes may be from the loose sprocket nut I found when I got the bike.
Thanks guys, :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Gupster
Sprocket Clearance

04 Model with 18,000 miles, I got it with 7,000 miles. This bike came with a 16 tooth CSS, and the sproket nut was loose, retorqued, good to go.
Now its time for new chain and spockets, I want to...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-07-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gupster
Fork seals

Same problem as describe above 04 model changed seal 3- times.
My experience or lac there of is the seals mfg. are trying to get less seal drag and they don't put enough spring tension on the seal...
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