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Forum: Layin' down tracks Today, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By LaPorte
Thanks wbb Thanks for the response. This has...

Thanks wbb
Thanks for the response. This has happened on four different tracks, that's all I have tried so far. The waypoints being brought over are from other tracks. I know this because of the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By LaPorte
Importing Tracks from MapSourse to BaseCamp

I am upgrading from a Garmin 60cs to a new Garmin Montana. I have down loaded BaseCamp into my PC and I have gotten familiar with the software. Now I want to import my old MapSourse Tracks from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By LaPorte
What a shame. Nothing lasts forever. Oh well I...

What a shame. Nothing lasts forever. Oh well I have my memories of Alfonsinas from the mid 70's. really was a Cool Place. Then, just one building, best sea food. In some respects I was lucky to see...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,784
Posted By LaPorte
Wildwood 400

Much rather have gone to the Wildwood 400, instead of being where I have been for the last 10 days. Oh well, things will get better. Hope it was a good ride for all!!!:clap
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,743
Posted By LaPorte
If you look through the end of the muffler with...

If you look through the end of the muffler with the large tip installed before you install the muffler, you will see a spark arrester screen as part of the large tip (about 6" in). You will be able...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,743
Posted By LaPorte
2014 KTM 690 with Wings Exhaust

Just did the 15 minute Idle procedure after installing the Wings exhaust with the large tip. I have also installed the UNI-Foam filter, oiled and greased (greased at connection of filter and air box)...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,743
Posted By LaPorte
Wings Exhaust 2014 KTM 690

Is there much difference in HP between the two dB killers provided with the Wings exhaust. The larger one seems like it would relieve back pressure more than the smaller one. But the smaller one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 265,743
Posted By LaPorte
2014 ktm 690 e r

Ordered my Wings Exhaust. Ordered on the 9th of June. I got conformation it shipped on the 10th of June. UPS delivered it to my door tonight, 13th of June. I thought that was amazing. Open the box,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By LaPorte
And there is the problem. Yes lots of HP to spin...

And there is the problem. Yes lots of HP to spin the rear wheel to help steer the bike. But I can't reach the ground to spin the wheel from a dead stop. Yes, I am also looking into how to lower the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By LaPorte
2014 KTM 690 Enduro R

I pick up a new 2014 690 R. I have put on a little over 200 miles, some of that was off road, some of the off road was tight where sharp turning was necessary. Mine came with preset steering stops. I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,607,936
Posted By LaPorte
08 Husky TE 610

I have a 08 Husky TE 610. Bought it in 2008 not really knowing what to expect. I was told they had lots of torque. I have put on over 5,000 miles on mine and it is the bike I ride the most. Damn it's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By LaPorte
Thanks for the explanation of the route. Sounds...

Thanks for the explanation of the route. Sounds like a fun ride. Don't think I can make this one, to much going on this week. Lassen Ale Works Humm never been there!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By LaPorte
I am assuming your leaving from Chester. Is the...

I am assuming your leaving from Chester. Is the route mostly HWY 36 or do you have something planed to add miles.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By LaPorte
Mike Sent a PM

Mike
Sent a PM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,502
Posted By LaPorte
As my friend in Arizona says-- Ya but its a dry...

As my friend in Arizona says-- Ya but its a dry heat!!!!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By LaPorte
I have the same problem magnified by my age. I am...

I have the same problem magnified by my age. I am retired and would love to plan rides during the week. Hard to find old guys that still ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,292
Posted By LaPorte
I am interested, I have ridden in that area...

I am interested, I have ridden in that area before. Nice to have other riders along to enjoy the country. Set something up and let us know. Just give a little notice so plans can be make to join the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Sorry to hear about you're get off. Get well soon.

Sorry to hear about you're get off. Get well soon.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,455
Posted By LaPorte
I have crossed back into the states a number of...

I have crossed back into the states a number of time at Tecate. The border patrol officers are American. Even with a California Driver License, Passport and proper insurance papers they still give me...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,490
Posted By LaPorte
So if 1 rider gets a permit for the gate and...

So if 1 rider gets a permit for the gate and brings 5 friends, all is good>:d

Not according to the BLM, each rider is required to get their own permit. How else can that catch you!!!!! Plus it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,490
Posted By LaPorte
Re: Gates on county roads at Clear Creek

I was at the San Benito County BOS meeting on March 4th. My take on what is going on with the gates is this. Rick Cooper is planning on putting up gates on either side of Clear Creek. One gate at the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 433,490
Posted By LaPorte
Come to the meeting on the 4th in Hollister. I am...

Come to the meeting on the 4th in Hollister. I am going, we need a large number of people there to show our support. Talking among ourselves here on the forum doesn't do anything to help keep CC...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Yes it is! Especially when you don't see it until...

Yes it is! Especially when you don't see it until it's to late!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 104,072
Posted By LaPorte
Max out for a ride...

Max out for a ride http://i354.photobucket.com/albums/r437/LaPorte2/P1010009_zps2ce83810.jpg (http://s354.photobucket.com/user/LaPorte2/media/P1010009_zps2ce83810.jpg.html)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,302
Posted By LaPorte
Anyone have any experience crossing the border at...

Anyone have any experience crossing the border at Tecate since the HWY 1 collapse between TJ and Ensenada? I am wondering how bad the traffic is now?
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 62,859
Posted By LaPorte
Thank for your report. I have been to Baja many...

Thank for your report. I have been to Baja many times and after seeing your report it proves I have just scratched the surface of what is there. Even though I haven't been to all the places your trip...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-24-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
I would like to tag along with you sometime,...

I would like to tag along with you sometime, haven't been to RD in a while. Will bring a dirt bike and leave the 610 heavy at home.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Howard Goodman showed some pictures on facebook...

Howard Goodman showed some pictures on facebook showing the damage this latest wind did. Lots of down branches and big trees blocking the roads.:eek1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
redog1 I have a friend who lives in...

redog1

I have a friend who lives in Stonyford and was riding on Saturday. He told me this morning he saw some crazy guy riding a KLR at Stonyford. I asked him if it was blue, he said yes. I said,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,147
Posted By LaPorte
What a Tragedy

I watch Kurt race in the ISDE in Italy Last month. I felt so bad when I heard the news this past Saturday. He will be missed. My condolences to the Casselli family.

RIP Kurt
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Laugh I had a good time too. I need to watch out for...

I had a good time too. I need to watch out for the ICE . I didn't feel any pain when I got up off the ground or for that matter the rest of the 50+ mile ride. But last night I did start feeling some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-14-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
[QUOTE=Foot dragger;22776431]Ive put some tires...

[QUOTE=Foot dragger;22776431]Ive put some tires with actual knobs on them on the DR,if all goes to plan I'll be riding it on Sunday. Tony will be showing us dirt roads or trails?

To answer your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Works for me.

Works for me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
I am interested, which day, Sat or Sun?

I am interested, which day, Sat or Sun?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Clearing some trail near the house. part of the...

Clearing some trail near the house. part of the ride to LaPorte.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Bob Looks like you found a good route to...

Bob

Looks like you found a good route to and from LaPorte. It's hard to tell from your screen shot but I would guess some of that is what I would have shown you. Fun area to go dual sporting.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Deer Season Sept 28 through Nov 3

In case your interested, Deer season opens on Sept 28th and closes on Nov 3rd in area D3 that include these counties.

Butte
Colusa
Glenn
Nevada
Placer
Plumas
Sierra
Sutter
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Chuck Sometime in Oct. I would like to see...

Chuck

Sometime in Oct. I would like to see it rain at least once. Fire Danger/Dust. I will post a date.

Tony
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,810
Posted By LaPorte
Never seen that before. Maybe you should have...

Never seen that before. Maybe you should have rode him for 8 seconds and see if you got first place. LOL
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,099
Views: 120,884
Posted By LaPorte
Whole other ride. Put in in the same file for...

Whole other ride. Put in in the same file for convenience.

LaPorte
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