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Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 06:40 PM
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Posted By leo_jb
Refreshed XR400

http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v166/p875309796-4.jpg (http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/p539434436/e342c2ae4)
I was seriously thinking of getting rid of my '00 XR4 and buying something...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,387
Views: 1,655,906
Posted By leo_jb
Well that's freakin depressing. Anyone else have...

Well that's freakin depressing. Anyone else have suggestions for a new odometer/speedometer setup? The stock unit is a little lacking. I have no idea how many miles I have on the bike..
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8,387
Views: 1,655,906
Posted By leo_jb
Thanks for the input. Mine has always run fine...

Thanks for the input. Mine has always run fine with the original (but rejetted) carb. I'd rather spend the money on a new Vapor computer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,387
Views: 1,655,906
Posted By leo_jb
Sweet bike Justarider! Did you have to replace...

Sweet bike Justarider! Did you have to replace the stator to power that headlight?

So, I've finally decided to dig into my 2000 XR400 (plated!) and replace/service all the worn out bits. Maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,248
Posted By leo_jb
Let me know when you're healed up Bert! Need to...

Let me know when you're healed up Bert! Need to do another Sierra ride! Missed you and Wendy at the Mendo Rally.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By leo_jb
Looks like a great trip. I'm hoping to talk my...

Looks like a great trip. I'm hoping to talk my wife into a similar one this summer. Thanks for the tracks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Where do I start? Thanks to all for such an...

Where do I start? Thanks to all for such an incredible weekend. The food, the riding, and most of all the people - couldn't ask for more. Special thanks to Dean, Mario, Chris, Nicki, and Janet for...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By leo_jb
I ran 908's front and rear on my 990 once and...

I ran 908's front and rear on my 990 once and they were scary as shit on the pavement until they wore in. Don't remember how long it took, but even after they settled down they were not confidence...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
SFMCjohn - that's more or less the route I took...

SFMCjohn - that's more or less the route I took last year. Let me know if you want to ride up together next Wednesday. I'll probably head out late morning. btw, its supposed to be relatively easy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Hey John, what route you taking up?

Hey John, what route you taking up?
Forum: Orange Crush 04-22-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By leo_jb
Hell, I'll add my $.02 Mefo for the rear. I...

Hell, I'll add my $.02

Mefo for the rear. I have one on my 990, though I don't like it very much in the dirt. But for 80-20 its a good choice.

I'd run a more aggressive front tire though. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Hey John. I'm heading up for the Mendo Rally,...

Hey John. I'm heading up for the Mendo Rally, probably on Wednesday. Skipping the Sheetiron this year.

Leo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
My plan all along was to get there late Wednesday...

My plan all along was to get there late Wednesday afternoon or early in the evening, but that week suddenly looks a bit chaotic. Sticking to the plan for now.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
What are you guys (and gals) planning on doing...

What are you guys (and gals) planning on doing for dinner Wednesday night? I may head up Wednesday afternoon and was wondering if I should eat dinner before i get there. Don't want to pack cooking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Plus the fact that tickets for the Brewfest are...

Plus the fact that tickets for the Brewfest are $55 at the gate, which is only $5 less than the ENTIRE cost of the rally. OK, nevermind.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Be nice to work this into the Rally. Of course,...

Be nice to work this into the Rally. Of course, there's the drinking and riding problem to think about....

https://avbc.com/happenings/the-legendary-boonville-beer-festival/
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,805
Posted By leo_jb
Friggin awesome ride and report - sorry to see it...

Friggin awesome ride and report - sorry to see it come to an end. Makes me want to head back to Baja and try some (not all) of the single track you rode. Maybe next year.

Matt - Still good with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Send me a pm with your email address and I'll...

Send me a pm with your email address and I'll send my tracks to you. Don't know any other way of doing it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Crossing the mudhole <iframe width="640"...

Crossing the mudhole

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WOJI1FXUfNA?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Oh, it the same procedure that BARF uses. My...

Oh, it the same procedure that BARF uses. My bad.

Photos from yesterday's ride to Clear Creek. I didn't know anyone prior to this ride, but they are all great people. We had big bikes, little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Ok this is really lame, but I have some photos...

Ok this is really lame, but I have some photos and a video to upload and don't remember how. Do I use the "insert photo" icon and type in the link to the photo (its hosted in the cloud)?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Do we have confirmation of these locations/times?

Do we have confirmation of these locations/times?
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,805
Posted By leo_jb
So confused. I'm thinking, "the pink hotel"? ...

So confused. I'm thinking, "the pink hotel"? Then I remembered seeing a total dive hotel on the east side of the road as we were leaving Catavina. I would have camped out rather than stay there. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Hey guys, Sorry for dropping in at the last...

Hey guys,

Sorry for dropping in at the last minute, but I just came across the post. I happen to be in Morgan Hill this weekend for my son's soccer tournament, but I'm just using it as an excuse...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,044,911
Posted By leo_jb
wow, sorry about the crack Ed. guess I hit a...

wow, sorry about the crack Ed. guess I hit a nerve. you didn't happen to go to catholic school did you?
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,044,911
Posted By leo_jb
Down the Rabbit Hole

I've been keeping up with "Round the World with Noah" for quite a while now, so i was intrigued when the two of you met up. So of course, I read a little of your RR to see how the two trips happened...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Thought I was in already. Just re-sent. Thanks...

Thought I was in already. Just re-sent. Thanks to JustPaul for letting me know about the wrong email address
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Payment sent:ricky

Payment sent:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,805
Posted By leo_jb
For those of you who've never used a spot before,...

For those of you who've never used a spot before, be aware that they have their drawbacks. Your loved ones back home can not only see everywhere you've been with incredible detail, they also know...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 21,466
Posted By leo_jb
Can't wait. Great time last year.

Can't wait. Great time last year.
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 115,805
Posted By leo_jb
http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z304/mwan650/ma...

http://i195.photobucket.com/albums/z304/mwan650/matt%20baja%202014/Day%203/IMG_8961-2610_zps3677c6ca.jpg

Hey Matt!

Great ride report, as usual. Even more fun to read since I just got back from...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 69,005
Posted By leo_jb
Wish I saw this before my trip to Baja. My buddy...

Wish I saw this before my trip to Baja. My buddy and I took this route on KTM 990s last month. Long day to be sure. Our ride report is here if you're interested:...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By leo_jb
Great. Plenty of time to make the mendo rally. ...

Great. Plenty of time to make the mendo rally.

So your akras wore out? How many miles?
Forum: Orange Crush 12-15-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,308
Posted By leo_jb
Busted wing? What happened?

Busted wing? What happened?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 453,350
Posted By leo_jb
Ramjet - PM me with your email address and I'll...

Ramjet - PM me with your email address and I'll send you a gpx file for Clear Creek. Warning - I have ridden this route, but its not my track. Not sure how accurate it is. Looks pretty good,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,860
Posted By leo_jb
Sounds great Kyle, I'm so jealous! Looking...

Sounds great Kyle, I'm so jealous! Looking forward to lots of pics! How's your spanish?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By leo_jb
Thumb Looks like a great trip. Thanks for the RR

Looks like a great trip. Thanks for the RR
Forum: Orange Crush 09-29-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By leo_jb
I had to have the speed sensor replaced twice...

I had to have the speed sensor replaced twice (under warranty) within the first year of ownership (2011 990R). Seems they had a bad batch. The last one has been fine for 7000+ miles.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By leo_jb
Kyle, If you bump start the bike and it...

Kyle,

If you bump start the bike and it runs, most likely its time for a new battery. How long since you last started it?

Three options
1) You can bring your bike by and hook it up to my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 234,897
Posted By leo_jb
Hey Kelly! Just stumbled across this last...

Hey Kelly!

Just stumbled across this last night and stayed up too late so I could finish reading it. You guys keep raising the bar regarding what can be done on a 990. Great trip, excellent RR...
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