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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,431
Posted By Hesaid
Who cares what it's paved with, it has a turtle...

Who cares what it's paved with, it has a turtle farm! How cool is that?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,296
Views: 520,805
Posted By Hesaid
Thought this was interesting, though I haven't...

Thought this was interesting, though I haven't had time to look it over completely:

Bill to open Clear Creek...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By Hesaid
So, no more Google Maps Classic?

I knew it was coming, but I had hoped otherwise:

Notice (https://support.google.com/maps/answer/6166252?p=update&hl=en&rd=1)

So... How's Bing looking these days? I just want a simple,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 12,829
Posted By Hesaid
Let's aim for the 22nd then, the 29th is damn...

Let's aim for the 22nd then, the 29th is damn near May anyway.

MV
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,939
Posted By Hesaid
As far as the becoming a member of their...

As far as the becoming a member of their organization thing goes, I got that info from their website, and the linked PDF:

Panama to Cartagena...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,939
Posted By Hesaid
I think Mark was talking to me... MV

I think Mark was talking to me...

MV
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,939
Posted By Hesaid
Yeah, that's kinda what I figured. I mean, it's...

Yeah, that's kinda what I figured. I mean, it's not like I was going to go running off to the Panamanian or Columbian authorities and asking them about it, but it is something that would cause me...
Forum: Latin America 04-16-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 14,939
Posted By Hesaid
Yeah... You notice how almost no one does direct...

Yeah... You notice how almost no one does direct sailings? It's almost as if there was a reason they couldn't... I wonder if offering direct sailings would be considered a ferry service and different...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 12,829
Posted By Hesaid
Well, this is why we have the rotating...

Well, this is why we have the rotating north/south thing. Of course it will be difficult for everyone to make it every time, so we move it around and try to be flexible. March was a "north" month,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
I'm glad you guys had a good ride. I had thought...

I'm glad you guys had a good ride. I had thought I'd miss you guys passing through, as we had planned a ride the day before, and then chores on Sunday. But our Saturday plan fell through, so we did...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 12,829
Posted By Hesaid
Well, Wednesday nights at Brewbaker's has been...

Well, Wednesday nights at Brewbaker's has been working well for us so far. Is there a reason to change? The 15th is a little short notice... 22nd or 29th? Who has a preference?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Sadly, I can probably give a snow report now....

Sadly, I can probably give a snow report now. From my house. It's not good.

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 12,829
Posted By Hesaid
Crap. I dunno. How'd it get to be April already?...

Crap. I dunno. How'd it get to be April already? Are we moving it around in the Visalia area, or sticking with Brewbakers?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
Hope you guys are having a good ride. Let me know...

Hope you guys are having a good ride. Let me know if there's anything you need in our area. We'll keep an eye out for you guys as you pass through.

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
Did you get the file via email? It should have...

Did you get the file via email? It should have gone out this morning.

MV
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
I recently lost my dealership parts girl. She...

I recently lost my dealership parts girl. She moved on to greener (gr$$ner) pastures, but she was good like you'd want dealer staff to be. Knew the product, and if she came across something she...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
By the way, what route did you choose to get from...

By the way, what route did you choose to get from the coast/101 over to Woodlake?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
Ok... I've been playing with Basecamp, and I...

Ok... I've been playing with Basecamp, and I think I've got it. I pieced together various portions of our rides and made one "track". There is just one glitch where I didn't have a track to connect...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
Ok, how does this look? MAP...

Ok, how does this look?

MAP (http://goo.gl/maps/OZrDV)

I took your map and completed it to Merced. I've ridden everything but the stretch between Mariposa and Merced. All good and fine roads....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,420
Posted By Hesaid
The part that goes from the Hume Lake turn off...

The part that goes from the Hume Lake turn off down to the end is usually closed seasonally. I think it was mentioned above. Even if no snow, they keep it closed, supposedly due to rockslides. There...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
I'm going to say go with the Samarium Cobalt....

I'm going to say go with the Samarium Cobalt. From what you've posted, measuring indirectly, quite a ways away from the actual rotor, you're already within 10% of the failure threshold for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
So now it's an ADV party with bikes, dogs, guns,...

So now it's an ADV party with bikes, dogs, guns, and even Piedralone?

In.

Who is bringing the Jello mold?

MV
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
Hmmph... About those "packup" coils... Are...

Hmmph...

About those "packup" coils... Are we going to do a group buy and distribute them throughout this thread? I'm looking for at least two, one to put on my now surplus factory stator so...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
He doesn't make it to your neck of the woods? ...

He doesn't make it to your neck of the woods?

I've scored some nice stuff over the years, but a couple of years ago, Shesaid got her TW200 from the Easter Beaver...

MV
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
Anything special I need to know about the...

Anything special I need to know about the Procycle upgraded stator? Do I need the little bracket that the factory one has on it? Anybody got any pics of theirs apart?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Off the top of my head, something like this: ...

Off the top of my head, something like this:


MAP (http://goo.gl/maps/kojKc)

You didn't say whether you ride dirt roads or not, but I'm assuming you do. The route I posted has dirt, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Yeah, and then up the Old Railroad Grade road to...

Yeah, and then up the Old Railroad Grade road to Shaver...

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5,296
Views: 520,805
Posted By Hesaid
Oh, I agree about it being bullshit, I was just...

Oh, I agree about it being bullshit, I was just pointing it out so no one goes there uninformed. I'd kinda like to get a ticket for riding there, just so I could fight it, but it's not too high on my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
Thanks for the link. At this point I'm thinking...

Thanks for the link. At this point I'm thinking Procycle upgraded stator for the repair, and a couple of rmstator pickups for spares. I'd like to order soon to get the parts faster, does anyone have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,296
Views: 520,805
Posted By Hesaid
Well, to be honest, I wasn't being entirely...

Well, to be honest, I wasn't being entirely serious. I was lamenting that the ride ended up in San Jose rather than just continuing on indefinitely. The Panoche route will take you away from the bay...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
And now the follow up. ...

And now the follow up.







I spent some of the time waiting in the woods for my folks to show up with a trailer thinking about the possible causes, and then more time last night...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 107,618
Views: 21,468,296
Posted By Hesaid
Ugh... Ride today didn't go as planned....

Ugh...

Ride today didn't go as planned. Bike started to cut out and backfire, and then would run normally again... And then cut out again... And finally, just dead. Cranks fine. All the lights...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Was the surgery related to his recent injuries? ...

Was the surgery related to his recent injuries?

Hope you heal up quick Coarsegold Kid. Hope to see you out there again soon. Even if you can't ride, you can still camp, right?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5,296
Views: 520,805
Posted By Hesaid
I'll second the Los Gatos/Old Coalinga rd...

I'll second the Los Gatos/Old Coalinga rd recommendation. Good road, sparsely travelled. The 25 and 198 route isn't bad, so maybe you can do one of each.

Ok, just looked at the maps, the first...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 49,968
Posted By Hesaid
And when trying to get it so my parents can use...

And when trying to get it so my parents can use it... Let's just say that any talk of "rendering" just gets mom going on pork fat and why she doesn't think dad should even use lard.

I think the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,784
Posted By Hesaid
You and me both! And the really funny part? His...

You and me both! And the really funny part? His problem, which it seems is solved now (right?), is kinda just the opposite of mine. I have my GPX files on my computer, and can't keep them out of...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By Hesaid
Listening... MV

Listening...

MV
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-18-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 49,968
Posted By Hesaid
Hey, thanks for the answer. That's pretty much...

Hey, thanks for the answer. That's pretty much the direction I was leaning, and now that we've got one, I was able to find some portions of the instructions that made it seem that way also. We opted...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Welcome. Is your bike the one listed in...

Welcome.

Is your bike the one listed in your signature? You shouldn't have any problems getting that plated. And you'll want it plated. Too many ride/no ride areas to mess with if not plated....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16,044
Views: 1,289,149
Posted By Hesaid
Yes you have. But you came from the other end,...

Yes you have. But you came from the other end, just not that far. We started down that road from the top on the afternoon Noob Ride in November, we just ran out of time to go all the way down to...
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