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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,573
Posted By Rocko1007
PGE Camps

I've worked for PGE the last 28 years and the rule at all the PGE campgrounds including the employee only locations state that motorcycles or scooters can only be ridden in the campground 5mph while...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Rocko1007
This is better...

Take I-15 from Vegas to St George UT then Hwy 9 through Zion NP to Hwy 89. Take 89 north to Hwy 12 towards Bryce Cyn NP, check out Bryce then continue on Hwy 12 to Kodachrome Basin SP and take...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,004
Posted By Rocko1007
Fuel range required?

Will the SE's 120 mile fuel range work? Or do I need to carry extra gas?

Thanks

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 29,004
Posted By Rocko1007
I'm in!!

I'll be there with the truck and the trailered SE. Cant wait! Been waiting for a reason to get off my ass and install the new Dunlops... This is a good one.

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,582
Posted By Rocko1007
Place to stay on PCH

Hey man, if you need somewhere to sleep, shower,eat, drink etc... We live 3 blocks off Hwy 1 about 5 miles south of Pismo Beach CA. send email to smd7@ pge dot com.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Rocko1007
Try here...

Vacation Rental By Owner or VRBO.com
Forum: Orange Crush 04-19-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,654
Posted By Rocko1007
2007 SE-R gets 35MPG on regular basis...all my...

2007 SE-R gets 35MPG on regular basis...all my rides are at least 50% dirt.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,132
Posted By Rocko1007
Last week

Was there a few days last week...Very green and flowery right now... On wednesday it was 55 in Lone Pine, 65 at Panamint Springs, 75 at Stovepipe Wells and 90+ at Badwater all within a few hrs...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-11-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Rocko1007
All the same...

2007 to 2009 SE... same bikes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By Rocko1007
mmm

Bacon Wrapped, Cream Cheese Stuffed JALAPENOS!

Do on a grill.

Rocko
Forum: Orange Crush 12-30-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,767
Posted By Rocko1007
1200 mi. they were perfect. Rocko

1200 mi. they were perfect.

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,199
Posted By Rocko1007
Directions from Vegas

Take 15 to 58 to 223 to Old River Rd to 166 to 101 in Nipomo. Puts you 15 min south of the Cliffs Hotel. Done this drive dozens of times...6 hrs. Good Italian food at Rosa's or Guiseppe's in...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Rocko1007
Diet!

I did the BD 2/1 and removed the passengers pegs and dropped 25lbs off my own gut. Now I'm down to a trim? 245lbs.

42lbs +/- and the SE feels like a whole different bike!

Go on a diet! It's...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Rocko1007
But if you recalibrate the speedo for accurate...

But if you recalibrate the speedo for accurate MPH then your odometer will be off. Not good given the SE fuel range. Who needs a speedo anyways? Just dont pay attention to it.

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By Rocko1007
I was thinkin the same thing...

Gonna be camping probably Patricks Point, Del Norte or Jed Smith... we'll see what looks good the 3rd week of Aug. Need some nice cool redwoods after a sweaty drunken week in Cabo...Trailering the SE...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,323
Posted By Rocko1007
I'ver been thinking about doing the same. The...

I'ver been thinking about doing the same. The wife and I did about half of the Paiute on atv's a couple years ago. Didnt come across anything that I wouldnt take my SE on.

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,882
Posted By Rocko1007
Olancha Dunes S/E of Lone Pine...again best...

Olancha Dunes S/E of Lone Pine...again best between Oct & Apr.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-07-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,846
Posted By Rocko1007
950SE = street legal DIRTBIKE. GS800 = dirt...

950SE = street legal DIRTBIKE.

GS800 = dirt capable? STREETBIKE.

Rocko
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Rocko1007
Be there Aug 8-15...

Be there Aug 8-15...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-03-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,303
Posted By Rocko1007
Cost of ownership

Even if you pay cash for the SE, it will still cost you as much to ride as most cars or trucks cost to drive...

Mine costs a minimum of 24 cents a mile for gas, oil/filter changes and TIRES!
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,872
Posted By Rocko1007
Sierra Madre Campground

Free Los Padres NF campground with fire ring and tables. Only 3 sites with no water or toilets. About 4000 ft elevation. Nice view cooler air.

Sierra Madre Rd off Hwy 166 in SLO county. Take 7...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 767,775
Posted By Rocko1007
Looks good huh?

Looks good huh?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,196
Posted By Rocko1007
Why??

Spend hundreds on stickers or paint to cover up $29 plastic panels that look great bare orange?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By Rocko1007
U-Haul

Rent a small uhaul and be done with it in 16hrs or so. Lot of coffee 820 mile R/T but its done and in your garage.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By Rocko1007
And

Artichoke Soup at Duarte's in Pescadero!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By Rocko1007
El Toro!

Steak Burrito"s at 17th and Valencia!!
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Rocko1007
Motorcycle Superstore Dot Com

Motorcycle Superstore Dot Com
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,872
Posted By Rocko1007
Tuttle Creek/Lone Pine CA

I'll go first...Year round no reservations with campground host

BLM site $5/night with big spaces tables and fire ring. Half the sites back on to flowing Tuttle Creek. Toilets but no water except...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Rocko1007
Totalescapedotcom for CA camping info

Check out this link. Lots of good info on CA camping spots and more.

http://www.totalescape.com
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By Rocko1007
Great idea! There is so much in CA, NV & AZ...

Great idea! There is so much in CA, NV & AZ camping wise it could be a very useful thing. Depends on the FF's to give up the info on the sweet spots though. Throw in OR, CO & UT and it would be the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Rocko1007
Cuyama gas station looks closed for good...

Cuyama gas station looks closed for good now...was always hit or miss whether it was open or not anyway. Maricopa, Taft, Pine Mtn Club and Ventucopa have gas.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,737
Posted By Rocko1007
SE all the way

I'm 6'5 250 and ride my 950SE 25 to 100 miles of 2-lane to get to my 'local" dirt roads. The knobbies will limit you on the street but the SE is the way to go. I will admit there are times I wish I...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Rocko1007
Artichoke Soup!!!

If you are going to Duarte's you must have the artichoke soup.

Rocko
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By Rocko1007
How to turn a $120 tire into a $250 tire? Put a...

How to turn a $120 tire into a $250 tire? Put a KTM logo on it!

Rocko
Forum: Orange Crush 05-19-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,900
Posted By Rocko1007
Dirt riding is easily 80% of my time but only 50%...

Dirt riding is easily 80% of my time but only 50% of my miles and both the 908 rear and 606 front are the way to go on the 950SE. In fact they are much better tires once they have some miles on them....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,550
Posted By Rocko1007
SPOT is cheap insurance

Considering the new roadside assist service they offer ( the help button ) along with the OK,tracking and 911 features, not to mention the priceless peace of mind it affords my wife, SPOT is a true...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,702
Posted By Rocko1007
+1 on the tall soft seat / MXC tank combo...

+1 on the tall soft seat / MXC tank combo...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2009, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Rocko1007
Thats what I was thinking but they are tight......

Thats what I was thinking but they are tight... I'm gonna rig up a long fuel line so I can remove the tank and run it to hopefully see the leak.

Thanks
Forum: Trip Planning 05-17-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,584
Posted By Rocko1007
USFS maps for the Natl forest routes and...

USFS maps for the Natl forest routes and campgrounds...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 20,575
Posted By Rocko1007
+1 on the North Face Rock or Quartz 22. Best part...

+1 on the North Face Rock or Quartz 22. Best part is only 2 poles and weighs 4.5 lbs. Packs to about 8 x 22 inches. Plenty of room for one person. $169.

Rocko
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