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Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,635
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Not only all that in your original post but you...

Not only all that in your original post but you would be required to do the following as Harley's have an unwritten lemming law:

Grow a goatee
Gain 20 lbs
Wear leather vests and chaps that are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,657
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Great report and liked the video... next time out...

Great report and liked the video... next time out visit the inlaws... the RUBICON will be going with us. Need to check out that dirt road now.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-11-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,049
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Thanks for sharing. Rented a Harley once and...

Thanks for sharing. Rented a Harley once and road around Ohau.

Scoot is the best way IMO to see the island. Thanks for the tip on the Jeep route. Might come in handy for a future visit.
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,350
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Need to be beefing up the front forks if this...

Need to be beefing up the front forks if this thing it be taken seriously as any kind of dual sport.

Looks like the early model F650 GS's.

Wonder why they went retro?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 192,747
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Look at that form, looking through the turn,...

Look at that form, looking through the turn, doing a little bit of counter-steering. Couple of yrs and he will be giving the "Future" Rossi a run for his money. Should of gotten my kids into this...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 51,941
Posted By Mojaveboxer
We will be there... Wife is still not up to par...

We will be there... Wife is still not up to par for off-road it up to the top so this yr we will be in the Rubicon.

See you guys at the top.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-27-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,658
Views: 6,908,538
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Yeah, I call that the evil femteen yrs... just...

Yeah, I call that the evil femteen yrs... just graduated my 18 yr daughter last night....:clap Time for college and suffering through empty nest syndrome.:evil:D:1drink
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Last thing you want to be is someplace with not...

Last thing you want to be is someplace with not enough POWER.

Go BIG or stay HOME!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Liked the picture of everyone looking at the map...

Liked the picture of everyone looking at the map board and maps while you had a GPS strapped to your bike.

In mentioning the GPS, that is either a dakota or oregon. How did you secure it to your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-13-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 893
Views: 192,747
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Then you should get another one. Had our Rubicon...

Then you should get another one. Had our Rubicon for 3 months now. Don't think we will ever be parting with it.

And yes, WE have the same happy face your son has everytime we get in it and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By Mojaveboxer
In what we call the high desert area, Palmdale,...

In what we call the high desert area, Palmdale, Lancaster, Ridgecrest, we have some great roads as well. We have Angels Crest and Forest highways that are quite popular for all styles/types of...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Its not that far from SD and you cannot beat the...

Its not that far from SD and you cannot beat the selection in this place as it is HUGE, chapparell

http://www.chaparral-racing.com/home.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Mojaveboxer
By dropping the forks by that much you will have...

By dropping the forks by that much you will have a much quicker turn in. Something we did with our sportbikes. This shouldn't be an issue once you get used to it. Why I don't know is if the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,192
Posted By Mojaveboxer
I like the design, appears slimmer. Wife has one...

I like the design, appears slimmer. Wife has one and her only complaint, well actually there is two, is the seat is too wide for a woman and off road and, lack of power. She has trouble keeping up...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,369
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Some states already allow this but not here in...

Some states already allow this but not here in cali, if we were allowed to do this, it would of been my WR 450. Sweet bike.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 112,992
Posted By Mojaveboxer
That is where you made off too. Was wondering...

That is where you made off too. Was wondering why I haven't seen any of your Ridgecrest ride reports lately.

As for the weather, best to check in with the Ranger station when he gets there. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Did a three yr stint in Maine, no such thing as...

Did a three yr stint in Maine, no such thing as SUMMAH, just 3 months of bad sledding. And for those of you not in the know, sledding up there is snowmobiling.

OBTW, by "stint" it is meant I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Mojaveboxer
you do this solo I recommend a spot and sat...

you do this solo I recommend a spot and sat phone as there are places out there verizon doesn't even reach.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Ballarat might not be the best option to base...

Ballarat might not be the best option to base camp. In the winter the elevations get snow and ice. You will get to upwards of 6500' going over the passes. A better option might be Stovepipe Wells...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Stop by the bakersfield KTM dealership, think it...

Stop by the bakersfield KTM dealership, think it is grouped with yammie, bmw and such, talk the KTM lead there. He has been in the area since a pup, he can turn you on to some good areas. The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Read some comparo's. Normally it is shoot out...

Read some comparo's. Normally it is shoot out between the FJR and the BMW K1200 GT. Depending on which mag you read one or the other normally wins. The Connie does have more power but has a...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,699
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Put mine on a center stand, then support then...

Put mine on a center stand, then support then balance the front and rear of the bike with straps mounted to the garage rafters. Some people put eye hooks in the ceiling to swing the bike from. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,781
Views: 593,095
Posted By Mojaveboxer
WHOOT, was beginning to question ever finding...

WHOOT, was beginning to question ever finding this thread. Nice to know there are fellow ADV riders out there that enjoy the FEEJ.

Have an 08' and we can be seen anywhere from the hills of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,367
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Now it would figure they would come out with that...

Now it would figure they would come out with that this yr being as I just bought a 690R enduro. Been waiting 2 yrs for Yamaha to wake up and tard the 450 or at least dual sport it. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,020
Posted By Mojaveboxer
If you enjoy riding with the wife, I say keep it...

If you enjoy riding with the wife, I say keep it or get something that has a little more lean angle yet lets you still have the wife onboard like the BMW, Gold Wing or something else that has a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By Mojaveboxer
You state cost is and issue so that will leave...

You state cost is and issue so that will leave out my recommendation of the 12 GS. Ergos are comfy on the bike, built for tall people etc... Two up riding might pose a challenge depending on how...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,648
Posted By Mojaveboxer
We saw you too. Wife thought we should stop and...

We saw you too. Wife thought we should stop and see if you were alright. Told her, "if he wasn't alright he be in a wad or pain and not sleeping". We rolled on by.
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2010, 04:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,364
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Yeah, would have to agree, would want a safari...

Yeah, would have to agree, would want a safari tank out there as well.

150 miles? WOW, best I've seen is 90 miles.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-03-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 11,648
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Saw about 5 on my ride up. 2 were adventures...

Saw about 5 on my ride up. 2 were adventures loaded out.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-02-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 28,370
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Caged it up this yr. Interesting up at the top. ...

Caged it up this yr. Interesting up at the top. Hiked halfway to White Mtn. Thin air up there as most of ya know. Good to see the number of bikes. Next yr if schedule and time allow we may come...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-02-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 28,370
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Coulda rolled a rock. That'll face plant ya in a...

Coulda rolled a rock. That'll face plant ya in a heartbeat. Hope all is wel with ya.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 28,370
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Cagin it up but will swing by.

Cagin it up but will swing by.
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,954
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Grim, I noticed the same thing about the mefo's...

Grim, I noticed the same thing about the mefo's that just arrived at my door. Just figured between the rim pinching and the way the tube forces the tire to shape all will be well.

Can't wait...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Depends on what you mean by take it? If you are...

Depends on what you mean by take it? If you are going to beat the bike like an enduro or MX bike you might want to look at the 525/690 series bikes. My wife has a F650GS single (which is what I am...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Pull the trigger already and GIT R DONE! You...

Pull the trigger already and GIT R DONE! You will NOT regret getting the 690r, its fun in the twisties. My wife rides an F650 and I leave her in the twisties. Yes, she can ride very well. 650,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,099
Posted By Mojaveboxer
The wife has one and is good for her. Leaves me...

The wife has one and is good for her. Leaves me wanting more, especially compared to my KTM 690. But that is not a fare comparison.
For me the F650 lacks the power and torque you will come to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-11-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By Mojaveboxer
Awesome ride with the son. THanks for sharing.

Awesome ride with the son. THanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Mojaveboxer
That looked like an excellent road to take my...

That looked like an excellent road to take my wife on for some fire road/dirt training. Next time you do that would you PM me. Give me a couple of days notice please.

Yes, proper off road...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2010, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,515
Posted By Mojaveboxer
How do I put this? The forum search SUCKS! ...

How do I put this?

The forum search SUCKS!

Use google. Searching for KTM 690 adventure yielded several hits for me including this thread.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,257
Posted By Mojaveboxer
I applaud you taking on this adventure solo. ...

I applaud you taking on this adventure solo. Awesome shots and narration. Was stationed in Southern Spain for yrs. Often talk fondly about it. The wife wishes to be taken there now due to all my...
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