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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By jimmy650
Here's a link to the flyer for the Open Gate days...

Here's a link to the flyer for the Open Gate days at Barcroft:

http://www.wmrc.edu/files/open-gate-2015.pdf

-Jim R
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 117,007
Posted By jimmy650
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 117,007
Posted By jimmy650
The specs are close to my 2007 KTM 990. Maybe...

The specs are close to my 2007 KTM 990.
Maybe someone will do a comparison test.:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By jimmy650
Nice rain pic, but the ride is next week May, 2...

Nice rain pic, but the ride is next week May, 2 :permazot
I think it will be sunny.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By jimmy650
We'll be staying at Yosemite Pines Fri, Sat. ...

We'll be staying at Yosemite Pines Fri, Sat.
-Jim
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By jimmy650
Hi Gary, It should be fun. Especially since I'm...

Hi Gary,
It should be fun. Especially since I'm riding a Zero. I'll be riding with my brother (Super Tenere) and a few other guys on big KTMs.

-Jim R
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,901
Posted By jimmy650
Looking forward to the ride... Myself and 3...

Looking forward to the ride...
Myself and 3 others.

I plan to ride a Zero DS

:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 38,325
Posted By jimmy650
We were in the exact same spot last Monday! ...

We were in the exact same spot last Monday!

http://jimmy650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Death-Valley-January-25-2015/47177196_rX6xNM#!i=3846122995&k=5SJcDGF&lb=1&s=A
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,371,300
Posted By jimmy650
I'm not holding my breath... In the end it...

I'm not holding my breath...
In the end it will be a bike that is heavier than my KTM 990 with less power and poor suspension... A Honda street bike.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,591
Posted By jimmy650
Cool... Glad you responded. Some of the guys...

Cool...
Glad you responded.
Some of the guys on this post don't look like they have posted for years.
-Jim R
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,591
Posted By jimmy650
Saw Pierce at Shopper's Corner, and it reminded...

Saw Pierce at Shopper's Corner, and it reminded me of this ride...Well that was 10 years ago!

So what's happening with you guys? I'm still riding most days and working at Zero Motorcycles.

-Jim...
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 32,645
Posted By jimmy650
Congratulations! Second overall is great... the...

Congratulations!
Second overall is great... the cars have navigators and better equipment.

-Jim Robertson
2006 winner
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 55,029
Posted By jimmy650
Terry Hershner set the cross country record last...

Terry Hershner set the cross country record last year on a Zero. Harley is a little late to the party.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 55,029
Posted By jimmy650
Looking forward to seeing the Harley on the road...

Looking forward to seeing the Harley on the road some day. I'm already there riding the Zero SR.

It's hard to explain the feeling you get from riding a bike with 0 to 60 in 3 sec acceleration and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,038
Posted By jimmy650
I have a 2007 990 with about 35k on it. I haven't...

I have a 2007 990 with about 35k on it. I haven't really done much to it... the WP suspension is great. I've done a lot of off-road, and have had no problems. The stock skid plate, front fender, hand...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-16-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,347
Posted By jimmy650
My '07 developed a wobble between 30 and 50 mph...

My '07 developed a wobble between 30 and 50 mph shortly after I bought it. So I went to the dealer and he found the steering head bearings were loose. Adjusted and fixed... been great ever since.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,457
Posted By jimmy650
Yes, ...waiting for the reviews. This could be a...

Yes, ...waiting for the reviews. This could be a great ADV bike. I had a Dakar with the same engine, and it gave no problems over 65000 miles, but the bike weight (500lb) and suspension were not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,526
Posted By jimmy650
Some more pics: ...

Some more pics:

http://jimmy650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WMRS-August-4-2012/i-4wpgBfb/0/XL/IMGP6364-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,526
Posted By jimmy650
More WMRS

Our Group had a geat time!:clap

Here's a pic of the camp at 7pm Sunday: We are the only ones left!
Just got back from a 240 mile ride... Bishop, Big Pine, Barcroft Gate, Wyman Canyon, back to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 37,339
Posted By jimmy650
I'm in now... Looking forward to it. Fri, Sat,...

I'm in now... Looking forward to it.
Fri, Sat, Sun, leave Mon.
A few others will be tagging along.

Thanks,

Jim R.
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,070
Posted By jimmy650
I had a F650GS Dakar with the same engine...

I had a F650GS Dakar with the same engine (basically).
I rode the thing hard for 65,000 miles and never had a problem with the engine.
It was a great engine and I could cruise at 80 all day....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,775
Posted By jimmy650
Mark, Wishing you a super-speedy recovery!

Mark,

Wishing you a super-speedy recovery!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,564
Posted By jimmy650
Todd, Many years ago my new Husky was stolen...

Todd,

Many years ago my new Husky was stolen from Rio Del Mar. I made "REWARD" posters with a pic and description and plastered them all over town... a few days later a friend of the theives...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,313
Posted By jimmy650
Happy Birthday Gary... ...

Happy Birthday Gary...
http://jimmy650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Colorado-Ride-August-12-2008/IMGP5226/350729861_XEw5K-L.jpg
Gary and the TDM

Thanks to you this Colorado ride is one of my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,392
Posted By jimmy650
I will really miss Kari. He was always warm to me...

I will really miss Kari. He was always warm to me ... like a freind (not a dealer), and and because of him I enjoyed going on his longer shop rides .

One of my favorite rides of my life was at the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By jimmy650
"As to the "vibe"....many of the folks working...

"As to the "vibe"....many of the folks working the event commented on how quickly the bike guys came together this year. While there was a pretty fierce sense of competition, I think more...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By jimmy650
Ace: ...

Ace:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=608795

I've been following this one... not sure if he is back yet.

Yea looking at the scoring it's tempting to say Ned & I would have...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,795
Posted By jimmy650
Hi Bob, I am enjoying your report! ... also...

Hi Bob,

I am enjoying your report! ... also ironmtnracing's & acerph's.
Not as good as being there, but it's close. Great insight on the TSD stuff.

-Jim R
Forum: Hacks 09-01-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,258
Posted By jimmy650
Sounds like you guys had a great time... Plus...

Sounds like you guys had a great time...
Plus you got to meet King Briz & Paul Garner!

Jim R
Forum: Racing 08-07-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,675
Posted By jimmy650
Good luck guys! Fewer riders this year, but...

Good luck guys!

Fewer riders this year, but it will be great fun...

Wish I was goin.

Jim Robertson
Forum: Racing 06-14-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,675
Posted By jimmy650
...the way the route is entered.

...the way the route is entered.
Forum: Racing 06-14-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,675
Posted By jimmy650
Not so fast... 2004; 1st & 2nd place moto's...

Not so fast...
2004; 1st & 2nd place moto's used ICO Checkmate
2006; 1st & 2nd place moto's used ICO Checkmate

It works, you just need to know how to use the programming features so it works for...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 19,675
Posted By jimmy650
[QUOTE=AceRph] ICO Checkmate XL came today! ...

[QUOTE=AceRph]
ICO Checkmate XL came today!
[QUOTE]

Roger,
Hope you figure it out... It took Ned and I a while, but I may be able to advise based on our programming. We did a lot of practice...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 13,541
Posted By jimmy650
wow tim, you like get really emotional over these...

wow tim, you like get really emotional over these things...."rabid"? "rabid"??? enthusiastic might be a better choice.....we checked speed chanel several times and it always said the same...
Forum: Racing 05-02-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 13,541
Posted By jimmy650
stupid speed chanel

my whole famiy waits in great anticipation for the moto gp races. i myself am not a great fan of motorcyces in general...being an operating room rn for many years...that being said, i have become a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 533,145
Posted By jimmy650
I've ridden ther a number of times. Been up and...

I've ridden ther a number of times. Been up and down the valley most of the time on Elkhorn road. Last time we camped at Selby, and rode west up into the Caliente Range... nice fire roads and views. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,640
Posted By jimmy650
http://jimmy650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/White-Moun...

http://jimmy650.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/White-Mountain-August-7-2005/garyhill/754793753_PgEaF-M.jpg

Didn't know you were a noob to dirt back in '05. As I recall this was a pretty substantial hill...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,336
Views: 533,145
Posted By jimmy650
Todd I like this idea a lot! The BAARC I...

Todd

I like this idea a lot! The BAARC I mean.

I rarely can ride on Mondays, and the SBR don't have very many ADV riders.
So I'm not sure I can do anything this Sunday, but I'll be around in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 141,736
Posted By jimmy650
Congrat's... Not many people have done a 14,000'...

Congrat's... Not many people have done a 14,000' pass in the snow!
Good ridin... You D Man!

Jim R
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By jimmy650
COOKIES! :dg Have a great ride Joe

COOKIES! :dg

Have a great ride Joe
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