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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By focallength
dont, if you arent experienced at riding black...

dont, if you arent experienced at riding black diamond trails you wont get far. Dont ride the bike up either, if you do plan on trying it.

I havent ridden rubicon, but I did do fordyce creek which...
Forum: Canada 05-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By focallength
just curious, never seen a rider with...

just curious, never seen a rider with newfoundland plates this far west...though maybe someone might know him and his story.
Forum: Canada 05-26-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By focallength
Newfoundland GS rider in Northern California

Spoted a GS loaded down, rider was all decked out in touratech, had newfoundland plates.
Rider was on the 80 west in northern california, last I saw him was at the 80/680 split just after the chp...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By focallength
newfoundland

Spoted a GS loaded down, rider was all decked out in touratech, had newfoundland plates.
Rider was on the 80 west, last I saw him was at the 80/680 split just after the chp checkpoint.

Anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 109,604
Views: 22,054,427
Posted By focallength
2005 650se a inmate is leaking oil from the...

2005 650se

a inmate is leaking oil from the valve cover, I cant see a gasket on the schematic, is there not one?

Also, apparently the stock airfilter is a pain to change (never seen it) is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By focallength
thanks had a good time. Followed a family...

thanks had a good time.

Followed a family for 25 miles, struggling the whole way. It was all worth it at the end when they thanked me for supporting them and staying with them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
thanks for the 2 days, had a blast. Thanks for...

thanks for the 2 days, had a blast. Thanks for putting uo with my on again off again antics.

Next time however Id prefeer not to play tag with a 400# motorcycle back flipping down a 30 degree...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,689
Posted By focallength
a small wash cloth works great for placing items...

a small wash cloth works great for placing items on.

dirt on the ground...wash cloth goes on the ground...parts go on wash cloth...
"farewell and adeu, my dear spanish lady..."
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
hoping to leave dublin by 1000, stop for gas,...

hoping to leave dublin by 1000, stop for gas, water, and a few supplies.

If anyone needs any items transported last minute, let me know.

also, does anyone have actual directions, I can get to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
is that a bicycle only trail? Id love to...

is that a bicycle only trail?

Id love to moto that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
so plans changed slightly, Ill be coming up wed...

so plans changed slightly, Ill be coming up wed hopefully no later than noon, have to be in berkley friday no later than 1300.

so, wed day ride, thursday day ride, wed or thurs night ride, Im in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By focallength
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
Laugh come up to the mendo rally, even if its just for...

come up to the mendo rally, even if its just for the day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
ya know...thats kind of false advertising.

ya know...thats kind of false advertising.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
I have a copy of the good one they used to make,...

I have a copy of the good one they used to make, I forgot my nat geo maps, but the one I have is big and shows the complete trail system.

anyone can look at it, $1/minute $5/photo.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By focallength
cheesus! those lights must weigh more than my...

cheesus! those lights must weigh more than my bike!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
can I barrel race against the horse? unlike...

can I barrel race against the horse?
unlike that 2 stroke, I have the torque to take the walking glue factory off the line.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
ok, coming up wednesday, I can stay until friday...

ok, coming up wednesday, I can stay until friday night.

Ill be coming up through pleasant hill area, if anyone needs anything thransported from the bay area let me know. I dont have much room but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
may not be able to make it, having work issuses,...

may not be able to make it, having work issuses, Ill pretty much know last minute, wed thurs or friday.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
you never see the out takes of them wrecking 20...

you never see the out takes of them wrecking 20 times :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
yeah...Im having work issuses. funny how they...

yeah...Im having work issuses. funny how they always show up just before your big plans
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By focallength
I got signals but they dont do a hazzard flash....

I got signals but they dont do a hazzard flash. The bike just dosent have the option. usually if I have a hazzard the bike and I are no longer in the same proximity so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By focallength
would it be bad form to show up with no mirrors,...

would it be bad form to show up with no mirrors, no horn, no turn signals and knobbies?

:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
Oh, man...its going to be so loamy, you ok with...

Oh, man...its going to be so loamy, you ok with heading up to nevada city sails? maybe take dirt to downieville.


going to have to cancel, sorry.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
Hobbes, come lead a ride saturday. I promise I...

Hobbes, come lead a ride saturday. I promise I wont roost you again. :D

Im off at 0800 tomorrow. Ill be in sac by 10 or so, if we cant get a ride captain Ill get my book and we can meet somewhere...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
yeah...Im thinking that if I cant get coverage...

yeah...Im thinking that if I cant get coverage wed, I may come down with a serious case if vacationitis
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
when is the night ride?

when is the night ride?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
saturday

saturday
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,689
Posted By focallength
a koplin tank and mount is around $60 ...

a koplin tank and mount is around $60

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn126/focallength/DSC_0315-1.jpg (http://s303.photobucket.com/user/focallength/media/DSC_0315-1.jpg.html)

sturdy mount...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
idk, I enjoyed fordyce creek and thats harder.

idk, I enjoyed fordyce creek and thats harder.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By focallength
All the cool kids are doing it.

All the cool kids are doing it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
ok...Im on a dirt geared drx440, I dont mind fire...

ok...Im on a dirt geared drx440, I dont mind fire trails if you want. have a book of north america trails I get off work friday am, I can look it over and find stuff that looks good.
The train...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
roseville, you down for the rubicon?

roseville, you down for the rubicon?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
well...ww can go to ohv trails or (my knowledge...

well...ww can go to ohv trails or (my knowledge is limited too) I have a book of trails and a ton of maps and a gos for backtracking when I get lost.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,063
Posted By focallength
I can, where to?

I can, where to?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 21,106
Posted By focallength
I got an invite to do a bicycle event in gilroy...

I got an invite to do a bicycle event in gilroy on sunday, Im trying to get thursday off. Im hoping to be able to come up wed afternoon, thurs afternoon at the latest. I may only be able to ride on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,364
Views: 536,218
Posted By focallength
my thursday 12 got turned into a 24. Not sure if...

my thursday 12 got turned into a 24. Not sure if I can make it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,935
Posted By focallength
so...does anyone have the files or not?

so...does anyone have the files or not?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,364
Views: 536,218
Posted By focallength
I may be able to do this. I get off thirsday...

I may be able to do this. I get off thirsday evening then have to go to sac to get my bike and gear. I have to do a few things friday, but I may be able to make it up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,689
Posted By focallength
just get a koplin system, I have 4 gallons and...

just get a koplin system, I have 4 gallons and when I think I may need more I just bolt on the 1 1/2 gallon spare.


what size is your tank? I have a thirsty 440 with a pumper carb and I still get...
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