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Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,760
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I like mine. I don't ride it enough but it is a...

I like mine. I don't ride it enough but it is a great all around sports tourer. 2004, no surging, shifts smooth and runs great
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-18-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 945,304
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n551/paforelef...

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n551/paforeleft/Ca%20loop/IMG_0022-1.jpg

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Forum: Americas 02-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 849
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I would take a left on hwy 166 instead of...

I would take a left on hwy 166 instead of following hwy 33 to Taft. Spend the night on the coast around Pismo or Avila beach. Taft is not a desirable tourist destination.

Another option is to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,951
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Interesting question - A motorcycle by its'...

Interesting question -

A motorcycle by its' self has no soul, it is in fact an inanimate object. It takes a person experiencing it to determine if they believe it has soul based, on the emotions...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 31,121
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Sounds like a great trip - a map would be great...

Sounds like a great trip - a map would be great to see, or if you have the tracks that would be even better.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 43,697
Views: 8,320,303
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Thanks, I sent the suspension to Go Race, and I...

Thanks, I sent the suspension to Go Race, and I was honest about my weight......

We will see in a couple of weeks if it was money well spent.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 102,571
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Interesting

http://santabarbara.craigslist.org/mcy/4173142857.html
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43,697
Views: 8,320,303
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Suspension rebuild

I have decided to have the suspension on my WR professionally rebuilt. I am not super hunky but I am about 210 lbs and I like to take multiday trips with camping gear so the current suspension is a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 91,330
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Another thanks for the great ride report, and...

Another thanks for the great ride report, and tracks. I am planning on riding a similar route on the BDR's sometime next summer. I also have a WRR setup for adventure rides though no where near 50k...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,388
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Great ride and great report. Thanks for sharing...

Great ride and great report. Thanks for sharing and showing us how it is done.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 63,772
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I am enjoying your report and looking forward to...

I am enjoying your report and looking forward to more of it. I am another satisfied WR250R owner who has done some adventuring riding on it.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Follow up

A couple of thoughts after finishing the ride.

The route - A good part of this ride followed the Pacific Crest Quest tracks. Without these tracks I really would not have known were to go. Modern...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 10

Day 10 416 miles Sonoma Coast State Beach - Home

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Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 9

Day 9 256 miles, Fortuna to Sonoma Coast State Beach

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Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
At first I didn't realize what was going on, but...

At first I didn't realize what was going on, but I kept seeing pickup trucks or trailers with stacks of bags of potting soil.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 8

Day 8 240 mile, Kangaroo Campground to Fortuna

Today is the start of the return trip home. It will be mostly paved with one exception that I have been looking forward to, Usal road, but that is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Thanks for the info - I have all of my tracks in...

Thanks for the info - I have all of my tracks in Mapsource and I can view them in Google Earth (not google maps). I will look into ways to convert from Mapsource to Google maps...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
That looks like a more interesting route. ...

That looks like a more interesting route.

I would like to post links to the Google Maps but I haven't figured out how to do that. If you can point me to tutorial I will change all of the images...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Montana de Oro is worth checking out. ...

Montana de Oro is worth checking out.

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=592
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 7

Day 7 238 miles Chester to Kangaroo Lake Campground

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Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 6

Day 6 149 miles, Packsaddle campground to Chester

I have been using an inexpensive pocket camera, it fits in an external pocket of the tankbag and I can pull it out and take pictures easily with...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 5

Day 5 187 miles, Silver Fork campground to Packsaddle campground

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Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
That was a fun section - I recall a rock wall on...

That was a fun section - I recall a rock wall on one side and drop off of the other.....



There were few technical sections, the road at the top of the Briceberg climb out was fun, Gold Lake...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 4

Day 4 195 miles, Cherry Reservoir to Silver Creek

The first part of the days ride is to head North following the PCQ on Forest Service roads from Cherry Reservoir to Hwy 108 and the Pinecrest...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 3

Day 3 214 miles, Dinkey Creek to Cherry Lake

I have planned this trip so as to ride a moderate amount each day, my target is around 200 miles and 10 hours from kickstand up to kickstand down. I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Thanks and you are right, I had accidentally...

Thanks and you are right, I had accidentally linked to last years tracks when some problems caused me to take that route - these are the correct tracks. A much better ride.

California Loop 2013...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 2

Day 2 187 miles Holey Meadows to Dinky Creek

Holey Meadows is a small quiet campgrounds located next to a nice meadow. I get up early make a quick cup of coffee and hit the road. I am following...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
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The motorcycle.
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I found a nice lightly used 2011 Yamaha WR250R, when I bought it had been modified...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Day 1

DAY 1 272 miles Central Coast to Holey Meadows Camp
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Today is about getting to the Sierra’s, I follow the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,543
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
California Loop 2013 (now with added dirt)

This California loop is approximately 2400 miles, starting in the central coast region of California and heading east through Cuyama Valley and the Carrizo Plains, east across the Central Valley, up...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I don't have any route advise or tracks for you,...

I don't have any route advise or tracks for you, however I have been planning on riding a similar route, starting and ending near Bend Oregon- OBDR to CDT to Western TAT. I would be very interested...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-26-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,838
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I think they are an significant improvement over...

I think they are an significant improvement over stock, much less buffeting and no guillotine edge. You do get a little more wind on your shoulders but the reduced buffeting makes for a more...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
We got you covered

We got you covered
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 102,189
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
70's Ford Cortina

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I was in school and needed some reliable transportation...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-12-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,289
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I have the GL great basin and i don't think...

I have the GL great basin and i don't think riding 2 up would be feasible for more that a short trip to the store, unless you are lilliputian. It is a nice bag though.
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 43,697
Views: 8,320,303
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Joining the group

I have been keeping my eyes open for a clean used WR250R for a while now and stumbled across the bike below and agreed to a deal. It is 2011 with low miles and some good accessories. I won't be able...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,423
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
A note on Sierra Madre Road, the last time i road...

A note on Sierra Madre Road, the last time i road it, about a year ago, it had locked gates that made it a "in and out" route only, starting from the point shown on your map off of hwy 166.
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Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,063
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
I also use RuGYLDE, it is available at your local...

I also use RuGYLDE, it is available at your local autoparts store, put it in a spray bottle and be liberal with the application, it will help with the installation and seating of the bead.

I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Thanks for the references.

Thanks for the references.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By DirtClaudeKilly
Looking for realtor in Phoenix

I am looking for a knowledgeable, experienced, realtor with Integrity in the Phoenix area. I don’t live in the area but I am interested in real estate there. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
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