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Forum: 2 smokers 02-19-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I had the TDR, my room mate had the TZR! I...

I had the TDR, my room mate had the TZR!

I found some on Ebay, but they look different. 3XV. I don't think those will work, but that's what got me looking .
Forum: 2 smokers 02-18-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
That link to the TDR forum doesn't work... I'm...

That link to the TDR forum doesn't work... I'm looking for a left side cylinder the area around the power valve is beat up pretty bad.

Edit: Google found it for me, thanks!
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
yesterday was a stat holiday up here, so today...

yesterday was a stat holiday up here, so today I'll make some calls. Hopefully they still supply parts for this old bike. I did a piston and ring on my old one, but that was 15 years ago...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-09-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I made some progress yesterday: ...

I made some progress yesterday:
...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-08-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
This is my second one, I got my license on the...

This is my second one, I got my license on the first one. Wish I never sold it. I just got it tore down today, has a bad piston and the cylinder looks pretty bad. Now the fun of owning a TDR, finding...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-07-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,332
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Look what I just picked up! ...

Look what I just picked up!
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,938
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Such a reliable bike, all I ever really had go...

Such a reliable bike, all I ever really had go wrong was the odd flat tire. I did have a bad crash in Baja and it beat up the relay that controls the turn signals and clutch interlock. If you're...
Forum: Canada 12-01-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,759
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Beta makes a great bike. It's a dual sport that...

Beta makes a great bike. It's a dual sport that is great in the dirt. Nice on the road too with the 6 spd tranny. I rode a DRZ 400 for a few years, but the Beta is ten times the bike the DRZ was.
Forum: Americas 03-27-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Dual sport rentals in Cabo?

Going to Cabo, but this time flying instead of riding. I would love to take my sweety for a ride up to La Paz along the East Cape Road but can't find anyone who rents dual sport bikes. Can anyone...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I didn't see much for a decent bike in Cuba...

I didn't see much for a decent bike in Cuba either, but oh man, the old cars are sweet and a lot of them are taxis, so the most fun I had getting around in Cuba was in a 57 Chevy convertible!
Forum: Americas 03-11-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,399
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
You really should invest in a 4 gallon tank, I've...

You really should invest in a 4 gallon tank, I've used the Clarke and the IMS tanks on my DRZ and both are good. A bank card is the best thing and get cash when you can every few days. You won't need...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,396
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I rode that section twice this winter, just...

I rode that section twice this winter, just before new years and just after. It's one of the nicest rides in Baja and shouldn't be any problem for a KLR 650. Some steep edges and drop offs, dirt all...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-11-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,323
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
It was a blast at the skating rink, and after!...

It was a blast at the skating rink, and after! Hope to ride with you sometime in the future, and if you ever make a trip up north make sure to give me a heads up. I'll let you know when I get a ride...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
And for the GPS I am down in Baja right now and...

And for the GPS I am down in Baja right now and have been really happy with Cartographia E-32. It doesnt autoroute though.
Forum: Americas 01-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Rode from San Jaunico to San Ignacio today and it...

Rode from San Jaunico to San Ignacio today and it was one of the best rides of the trip. Everything that baja can come up with from bolders to silt beds. And we almost did a tougher route! It turned...
Forum: Latin America 12-27-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
The first shop I saw in La Paz had a clutch for...

The first shop I saw in La Paz had a clutch for my bike! I checked to see if the one I ordered in Guerrero Negro was on its way and its not even in the system at Baja Pack. At least I can get going...
Forum: Latin America 12-25-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Thanks for the tips, I ordered a clutch kit from...

Thanks for the tips, I ordered a clutch kit from a shop in Guerrero Negro and while I was there I took my old one apart, cleaned it and put it back together. Its still holding and I am hoping I make...
Forum: Latin America 12-22-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Question DRZ clutch in Baja

Im in Guerrerro Negor Baja California and my clutch is starting to go bad. I really want to be able to finish this trip!! I can probably make it a few more days, but I know its almost done. Is there...
Forum: Americas 12-20-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,156
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
We rode from Valle de Trinidada to San Felipe...

We rode from Valle de Trinidada to San Felipe today and tried to get through Laguna Diablo. After 2 kms we gave up in laguna diablo. A lot of rain had turned this dry lake bed into 20 kms of muddy...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Northern Baja after the rain

We're just about ready to leave for a trip to down the Baja and I heard there were some pretty heavy rains the last few days there. The plan was to cross at Tecate and head down the Compadre trail....
Forum: Americas 12-12-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
WTF is that thing and where can I get one?

WTF is that thing and where can I get one?
Forum: Americas 12-11-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Baja West Coast

I'm in the final planning stages of my Baja trip and looking for some interesting routes. What's the Pacific side of Baja like between Ciudad De Constitucion and Todos Santos? Is it deep silt? Easy...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 11-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,358
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I just bought the E 32 and it really looks like a...

I just bought the E 32 and it really looks like a high quality map. I am new to the GPS scene, but will really get to know it in a couple more weeks when I go spend a month in Baja. I rode last year...
Forum: Canada 11-14-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
There are ways to pay less on the ferries, some...

There are ways to pay less on the ferries, some ways legal, some ways less than legal. I'd be happy to show you some good riding in the mountains when you're on the Coast and the Skookumchuck is a...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,491
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I'll add my name to the list. Leaving San Diego...

I'll add my name to the list. Leaving San Diego and crossing at Tecate on Dec 19th or 20th and going all the way down, as much of it off road as we can do. Second trip for two of us and the first for...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
We're going December 20th, maybe the 19th. Three...

We're going December 20th, maybe the 19th. Three of us going. Mulege over Christmas and Cabo for New Years is the only real firm plans. Everything else is just what we feel like doing that day. Last...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
When does your trip start dozer? We're heading...

When does your trip start dozer? We're heading over the Mexican border Dec 20th. Maybe we'll see you down there?
Forum: Americas 11-13-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
We made it through just following the most well...

We made it through just following the most well used roads and a baja almanac. The GPS we had wasn't very effective, it just kept trying to send us back to Mex 1!! We met a group of guys who did the...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
This was posted by a Canadian, so most likely he...

This was posted by a Canadian, so most likely he is talking kms.
Forum: Americas 11-10-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Last year we rode the road from Ciudad De...

Last year we rode the road from Ciudad De Constitucion to La Paz. It was very scenic. It was also fairly difficult, especially for my partner on a KTM 950 SE. But he made it unscathed and I made it...
Forum: Americas 10-12-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Mulege is a nice place to stop and rest. It's far...

Mulege is a nice place to stop and rest. It's far enough south that its reasonably warm, it has some nice beaches and great riding nearby and is fairly central. It also has a lot of places to stay...
Forum: Americas 10-10-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Another Baja group checking in

Getting ready for my second trip down the Baja, and if all goes well my first trip where I ride back. Last year my riding partner and I left Vancouver Dec 17th by truck, unloaded the bikes (my DRZ...
Forum: Americas 10-09-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I used one world assist, got it from the...

I used one world assist, got it from the ICBC/autoplan place here in Sechelt. They were great to deal with. Getting the bike home was going to be a problem, they only cover returning the vehicle up...
Forum: Americas 10-07-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
That wasn't us, we left the truck at my friends...

That wasn't us, we left the truck at my friends place in San Diego and rode from there. I didn't get to ride back, I came home on an air ambulance. My bike got a ride back to San Diego on a trailer...
Forum: Americas 10-05-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
We trucked the bikes down to San Diego and rode...

We trucked the bikes down to San Diego and rode from there. I got a buddy in San Diego who lets us leave the truck at his place. Also is handy for getting things like tires and parts sent to his...
Forum: Americas 10-04-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,102
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I'm heading back down the Baja leaving B.C....

I'm heading back down the Baja leaving B.C. around Dec. 17th. Rode it last December in my DRZ 400. Most of it off road, but my trip ended early when I wiped out and broke my back near Los Barilles....
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,597
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
I rode down the Baja with one, and put it to the...

I rode down the Baja with one, and put it to the ultimate test, I crashed headfirst into a rock as big as a cow at 60 km/h. Broke two vertebrae and my arm, but as I was flying through the air like...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
It doesn't have to be a DOT tire, but will see...

It doesn't have to be a DOT tire, but will see some highway use. The dunlop looks good, I also like the Maxxis desert IT and the Kenda Tackmaster. Has anyone used these with good results on a three...
Forum: Americas 11-21-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By r_jacksondiesel
Baja tires and other ideas

New here and hope I'm not putting up another thread that has been posted to death, but here goes.

I am planning a three week ride through the Baja, mostly off road on the way down and the highway...
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