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Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Hell of a first day! Don't feel bad, you're not...

Hell of a first day! Don't feel bad, you're not the first one to bail off my tracks, they're a little tougher than appear on GE.
We'll be through there tomorrow and will keep my eyes peeled for a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Woo Hoo!

Woo Hoo!
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, kinda like two ships passing in the night. ...

Yah, kinda like two ships passing in the night.

Good to hear no road blocks down south although we won't be riding on the road. Don't blame the peons for wanting a little more for their work....
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Good to hear you're okay and sorry about the...

Good to hear you're okay and sorry about the shortened ride.
Heard about the farm strike and hwy blockades and a little insurection around San Quintin, you were right there apparently.
Anxious to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, I find it strange that he had 2 pings that...

Yah, I find it strange that he had 2 pings that were off the track in what appears to be a wash and then one where he backtracked a bit then no more pings. Hmmm




Mostly down the East side...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Check out his last SPOT signals: ...

Check out his last SPOT signals:
https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=c64e54f9ed5e716e5 (https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=c64e54f9ed5e716e5)

The last blip was almost 3hrs ago at 1:57...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,784
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Right on, love this shit! I'll be following your...

Right on, love this shit! I'll be following your progress.
A few of us are leaving Saturday to ride from Tecate to Mulege and maybe a trail or two on the way back north. You will probably be well...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,239
Posted By Moto Vaquero
YeeHaww!:lurk:lurk:lurk

YeeHaww!:lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 40,347
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Outstanding RR young man! Your photos are...

Outstanding RR young man!
Your photos are phenomenal :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 30,919
Posted By Moto Vaquero
All right, you guys got me all jacked up on Baja...

All right, you guys got me all jacked up on Baja (or is it The Baja?) now:clap.
Bring it on!

Ooo, that 2010 trip is like the one we all dread and try to avoid.
I can't stress enough to our...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-30-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 13,401
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Keep it coming :ear. Sounds like you're in for a...

Keep it coming :ear. Sounds like you're in for a hoot!
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,746
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Nice, some of the best fauna around is along...

Nice, some of the best fauna around is along Window Rock Trail.
You guys are the first I've heard of intentionally camping out on WR trail. Too bad you got the coldest (and windiest) week of the...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 856,881
Posted By Moto Vaquero
http://photos-f.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t...

http://photos-f.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t51.2885-15/10932074_1541926872737389_1994149820_n.jpg
I can hear the discussion going on in the Honda camp: "alright, who's bright idea was it to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,746
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I don't know how Roller Girl could accuse you of...

I don't know how Roller Girl could accuse you of being "unromantic" when you take her to the best (and most romantic) cantina on ALL of Diablo Lakebed. :lol3

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 105,029
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Excellent! Another OSO ride report! :clap ...

Excellent! Another OSO ride report! :clap Looking forward to it but wishing Kelly was there too :cry.
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,555
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Right on guys, diggin the report. The Tour of ID...

Right on guys, diggin the report. The Tour of ID IS on my list.
Forum: Racing 11-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,418
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks for the updated entry WRK2SURF. I like to...

Thanks for the updated entry WRK2SURF. I like to see the new 449 &< class out there on 350's and even a 2t 250. Before it was a little bogus with the 450 &< class where everyone just rode 450's, the...
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 27,007
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Just excellent reporting Mike. Thanks you very...

Just excellent reporting Mike. Thanks you very much for all of your time and effort to do this, I thoroughly enjoyed following along every days events. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,530
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Okay, I'm through day 1 and just got called for...

Okay, I'm through day 1 and just got called for dinner but this story is looking great so far SICVIC and I'm definitely IN!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 75,266
Posted By Moto Vaquero
You're welcome for the tracks. Some friends...

You're welcome for the tracks.
Some friends brought along with them my tires, oil, etc. and I did that in Loreto. Changed oil on the 525 1000 mi later in Gro Negro with oil I bought at an auto parts...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 75,266
Posted By Moto Vaquero
[QUOTE=rnrdozer;25239175]Scott, thanks again for...

[QUOTE=rnrdozer;25239175]Scott, thanks again for posting the tracks through the Garmin adventure site. I've got Baja on the brain pretty bad right now! trying to put together a really challenging...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 75,266
Posted By Moto Vaquero
It looks like some of my Baja brothers have...

It looks like some of my Baja brothers have reactivated the 21 Days thread:thumb.
Ged if you get a chance ride the Malarrimo coast/tracks that I posted, good stuff just ask Big Wan!

That's...
Forum: Racing 10-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,418
Posted By Moto Vaquero
2014 Baja 1000

The course map is out and it is running to La Paz approx. 1130 miles.
http://score-international.com/2014-baja-1000-course-map/ (http://score-international.com/2014-baja-1000-course-map/)

The...
Forum: Americas 10-05-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,928
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Contingency/tech inspection/partaay

Contingency/tech inspection/partaay
Forum: Americas 10-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,928
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Bikes start at 6:00am on Thurs and the TT's start...

Bikes start at 6:00am on Thurs and the TT's start at 12:30pm. Giving that it takes about an hour to get the bikes off the line, that leaves about 5 1/2 hrs padding before the TT's run down...um, I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,261
Posted By Moto Vaquero
"Skankaho" :lol3:lol3:lol3 I likes skankahos...

"Skankaho" :lol3:lol3:lol3 I likes skankahos :killen

Nice RR. I'm going to have to ride Windy Bill one day.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,407,686
Posted By Moto Vaquero
This Slavens video is the correct way to fill /...

This Slavens video is the correct way to fill / set the fork oil:
http://slavensracing.com/video/suspension-videos/
I set my air gap at 115mm. Most people don't have a fancy adjustable oil sucker...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,407,686
Posted By Moto Vaquero
FYI...those stacks shown above are (I believe)...

FYI...those stacks shown above are (I believe) stock shim stacks. Most people, including myself, find these a little on the stiff side for ordinary riders. Might as well modify those for more comfort...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,522
Posted By Moto Vaquero
That's a lot on info, thanks birdcool. This...

That's a lot on info, thanks birdcool.
This would definitely save some room vs a tent and pad. I would have to weigh that vs having more shelter from rain with a tent and probably better insulation...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,522
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Right on birdcool, looks like you and the pumpkin...

Right on birdcool, looks like you and the pumpkin made it through unscathed. Well done.

I'm a little curious about the choice of the hammock. Did you also bring a tent? What if there are no trees...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 25,769
Posted By Moto Vaquero
"NO DOGS ALLOWED" That is soo wrong! Thanks for...

"NO DOGS ALLOWED" That is soo wrong!
Thanks for putting this RR together Big Dog.
Man, I just love the country up there.
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,407,686
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Sally, Now that you have them all apart, the...

Sally, Now that you have them all apart, the tricky part starts; the shim shuffleing.
This made me chuckle; "It took a few minutes, but we were able to get it loose with 3 of us and a gun."
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,483
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Although I've put collectively about 35k miles...

Although I've put collectively about 35k miles over 12 year on 4 different KTM's with nary a problem with either rear bearings or the countershaft, you have put your bike through a slog of mud. All...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,522
Posted By Moto Vaquero
It's common on KTM's and especially with riders...

It's common on KTM's and especially with riders coming off Japanese bikes that don't need much slack.
You can not compress the rear end enough to get to the tightest point in the stroke. If you can...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,522
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I've been following your progress Birdcool. Good...

I've been following your progress Birdcool. Good to see you back on the trail.
Here's an FYI for you regarding your bike issues: Both the rear wheel bearing wear and counter shaft issues are usually...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,483
Posted By Moto Vaquero
SicVic, I'm looking forward to your RR, quite an...

SicVic, I'm looking forward to your RR, quite an adventure. I like your spirit of "damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead". You got balls bro.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6,742
Views: 1,407,686
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Sally, let me help you out here with a few steps...

Sally, let me help you out here with a few steps of the fork disassembly process:

1-loosen just the top T-clamp bolts leaving the bottoms tight
2-crack the fork cap loose, there is no preload...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 41,074
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Great ride report :clap Between yours and the...

Great ride report :clap
Between yours and the Wans, I am inspired to do a "21 Days Exploring the Rockies" I'm thinking.
Thanks for that :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 35,380
Posted By Moto Vaquero
This is awesome with you guys coming all the way...

This is awesome with you guys coming all the way across country to take on the Baja Rally :clap.
Umm yah, some of those "desert guys" are pretty...ok, really fast but this is a road book race so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 75,266
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, Lewis & Clark & Moto Vaquero :super:loco,...

Yah, Lewis & Clark & Moto Vaquero :super:loco, umm... not quite but the spirit of it all is there!

Thanks for the compliments and welcome to ADVrider. You will find a lot of pioneers on here.
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