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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,711
Posted By Hessian42
New to the area (Mad River) and looking for...

New to the area (Mad River) and looking for people to ride with. Riding a sprung KLR with good knobs and i'm not too bad a rider. In my mid 30's but ride with any age group, with the exception of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Hessian42
Thanks a lot! I know the riding is great around...

Thanks a lot! I know the riding is great around here and so is the surfing. which is why I left salt lake city this passed sunday with snow and temps in the teens and rode 800 miles to take the job. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Hessian42
Room, RV, Cabin or studio for rent near santa rosa?????????

Hey guys, I recently took on a job at a hot rod shop in Cloverdale (30miles north santa rosa) after being on the road for over a year. I just got into santa rosa this week and am currently crashing a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 72,181
Posted By Hessian42
"When everything goes wrong, that is when the...

"When everything goes wrong, that is when the adventure begins"


Dylan, from a fellow broke moto traveler who is also a mechanic and grew up on McGyver also forced to put his dream on hold to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
the one above is a 99 and just hit 31,000,...

the one above is a 99 and just hit 31,000, doesn't burn a drop of oil! only major malfunction till now was a dripping CS sprocket seal. Did the doo at 5k and changed the oil every 2k with Rotella...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
so where do you submit pics for this calender?? i...

so where do you submit pics for this calender?? i may have one or two of Marla i wouldn't mind throwing in.


http://i1250.photobucket.com/albums/hh531/Desertnoname/Thisistheend_zps115e9746.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
you said you got your brackets from ebay? what...

you said you got your brackets from ebay? what size/brand where they?

my fork tubes measured right around 4-3/4" around which is 120mm. All the brackets in that style i'm seeing on the bay are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
Yeah love the Baja lights but not their price....

Yeah love the Baja lights but not their price. and the trail techs are nice but again not their price. Looking for a KLR budgeted solution. :evil



Yeah seen the rubber wrap around style lights...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
Anyone thrown a DR650 headlight on their KLR? ...

Anyone thrown a DR650 headlight on their KLR?

looking at pics looks like the lights are about the same size so maybe just need the fork tube brackets and fairing from the DR?

my bracket is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Hessian42
got it, forgot you had to send it to the device...

got it, forgot you had to send it to the device instead of copying it to the card. topo works just fine for me.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Hessian42
Garmin 76cx ACTIVE LOG trick for tracks?

So I downloaded the white rim and lockhart basin tracks from the exchange however when i copy them into the 8gb sd card either as gpx or gdb. the gps wont show the tracks. I remember there being a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Hessian42
Just wanted to close this thread with the note...

Just wanted to close this thread with the note that Performance Cycle, staff and owner Don are top notch!

They happily stored and took care of my greatest asset for just shy of two months without...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Hessian42
f it was easy it wouldn't be adv riding right? ...

f it was easy it wouldn't be adv riding right?

thanks again for all the info and love :D
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,884
Posted By Hessian42
Awesome idea/product! one quick question...

Awesome idea/product!

one quick question which after going through the whole thread i didn't see anyone ask. How many times can either units be charged and discharged? in other words what is the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-20-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Hessian42
I apologize for the bluntness guys! just a bit...

I apologize for the bluntness guys! just a bit frustrated as i'm heading out of here first thing tmrw morning and i'm not familiar with this area at all.

Thanks for the responses.
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 67,232
Posted By Hessian42
Seems we've been hitting the same places. Was...

Seems we've been hitting the same places. Was just in WY, ID, OR and MT 2 months ago. Don't sweat selling all your shit and hitting the road at 30, took me till 32 to make the same decision. Now 34...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 1,354,977
Posted By Hessian42
Japan huh? You got balls or maybe it's lack of...

Japan huh? You got balls or maybe it's lack of sense?! Hope you're carrying iodine pills and in the least one of those radiation dose stickers. Don't even want to think about the food.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-19-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Hessian42
So 129 people don't give a fuck. good to know....

So 129 people don't give a fuck. good to know. :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Hessian42
Forgot to mention i'm geared for well below...

Forgot to mention i'm geared for well below freezing camping :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 58,370
Posted By Hessian42
Traveler looking for long term full time work in...

Traveler looking for long term full time work in CO or UT. Originally from florida been on the road for close to a year. looking to settle in either the western slope of CO or UT (except SLC). Not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By Hessian42
Dirt outta denver heading southwest???

I know winter is here as we just got a couple of inches today here in denver however...... I'm getting ready to hit the road towards gunnison/crested butte. Eventually making my way through durango...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hessian42
Tks for the tip on Durango, checked it out online...

Tks for the tip on Durango, checked it out online and dug what i saw. Will def. be considering passing through there and checking it out in person. I also dug around work in moab and though not much...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-04-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hessian42
thanks for the replies! I used to build hot rods...

thanks for the replies! I used to build hot rods and restore classic cars for a living. I know i won't be doing this in moab but honestly at this stage i much rather be somewhere that makes me happy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-03-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Hessian42
Moab living???

So I spent about a month last november in and around Moab. Loved it and told myself i'd be back someday. Long story short i might be hitting the area pretty soon looking to stay. i'd like to know...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,901
Posted By Hessian42
loved my ROK straps for a good while till the...

loved my ROK straps for a good while till the buckles broke. Contacted ROK to see about getting a replacement buckle so i could change it myself and no reply, even after countless attempts. I guess...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
30 front, 32 rear for everything loaded/unloaded...

30 front, 32 rear for everything loaded/unloaded except sand than i run 25/27. same for any tire i run. bike gets 50+ mpg with ease.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 91,547
Views: 17,050,923
Posted By Hessian42
Any previous KLR owners who went to a DR care to...

Any previous KLR owners who went to a DR care to share a few key differences/improvements specially offroad?
Forum: The Garage 08-13-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,497
Posted By Hessian42
$13 bucks a jug at walmart. its all i run on my...

$13 bucks a jug at walmart. its all i run on my bikes. Orileys and some of the chain parts store always have the jugs at $20 and up.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Hessian42
nevermind, found a shop in idaho falls with a...

nevermind, found a shop in idaho falls with a T63.

thread can be deleted or ignored.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Hessian42
On the road in desperate need of a rear 17" tire near yellowstone........

Currently in Bozeman montana about to head to yellowstone, tentons and eventually denver. My current rear has maybe 300-400 miles left on it probably less if i hit as much dirt as i'm planning on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Hessian42
Hey Mike got your text and shot you one back....

Hey Mike got your text and shot you one back. Only problem with waiting till the 18th is i already have a flight booked for the 14th. As far as leaving it in yellowstone i'd still need a way to get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Hessian42
Bike storage in Denver for a broke ass cross country rider

So i've been on the road for the last 10 months roaming about the u.s and have finally gotten to a point where i have to go back home for a month or two and look into a CDL license to be able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Hessian42
so the rear my adv host had in washington had...

so the rear my adv host had in washington had less tread than what i have on now lol. after a good laugh and doing some other service i ended up just leaving with what i got. So i'm still in need of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Hessian42
tks for the replies guys!!!! scored a adv tent...

tks for the replies guys!!!! scored a adv tent host who has a rear which should work near the wa/id border on my way.

you guys rock!

Hessian
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Hessian42
OBDR rider heading to idaho, montana in bad need of a rear tire.....

So I'm 1,100 miles into the OBDR and currently in La Grande picking up food and doing much needed laundry. Looks like i'll be in wala wala by thursday then heading northeastish towards glacier...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Hessian42
Thanks for the replies/tips guys!!! I'll...

Thanks for the replies/tips guys!!!

I'll def. be checking those out...... Last night i found tracks for the OBDR and loaded them onto my garmin. so looks like i'll be doing a good portion of it,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Hessian42
Medford towards Idaho, montana, wyoming "adv" route suggestions.......

So i'm heading out of Medford towards Glacier Natl Park, Yellowstone and great tentons. (Idaho, montana, wyoming, maybe dakotas and colorado). I'm riding a saddle bagged, sprung KLR with not much on...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
so what are the symptoms of a worn carb slide? ...

so what are the symptoms of a worn carb slide?

took the sucker apart found a trashed air screw o ring and nothing else but a clean carb. did notice my slide has slight grooves on it from wear....
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,878
Posted By Hessian42
just copying and pasting from the KLR only...

just copying and pasting from the KLR only thread. Loved my k270's!!! the shinko 244's handle a bit better on tar but not enough to justify the lower millage. can't speak for the front but got 9k out...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11,286
Views: 1,016,576
Posted By Hessian42
out of curiosity... at what average millage are...

out of curiosity... at what average millage are people doing top ends?

got 25k on my 99 and although it doesn't really burn any oil to speak off. while considering a 15-20k south america trip...
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