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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13,901
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Posted By Hesaid
Well, by all means, if you ride it, let me know...

Well, by all means, if you ride it, let me know what it's like. We were planning an overnight trip, camping down by the Kings, and then coming up that way on Sunday morn. When she's on her little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Well, I called the Hume Lake Ranger District....

Well, I called the Hume Lake Ranger District. They say 12S01 is closed, and has been for several days, due to a rockslide. No expected opening date as of yet. So... Back to the maps... Where to go...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,582,283
Posted By Hesaid
Unibody or body on frame? They are all wagons,...

Unibody or body on frame? They are all wagons, only some are trucks.

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Well, ummmm... Shit. Yeah, that was a big part of...

Well, ummmm... Shit. Yeah, that was a big part of our weekend plans. Guess I'll be calling today to see what's up. Thanks for the heads up.

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
You guys all love them KTM bikes right? ...

You guys all love them KTM bikes right?

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MjE4WDMyNQ==/z/HwoAAMXQrhdTSvkQ/$_12.JPG...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Hesaid
I think the biggest drawback is going to be...

I think the biggest drawback is going to be non-plated vehicles. There are trails around, but you'll have to haul everything non-plated from one to the other. I think this is one of the reasons...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
How many bikes can he fit on his truck? Lots of...

How many bikes can he fit on his truck? Lots of room... Could use more tiedowns.

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
Isn't everyone looking for that trail? MV

Isn't everyone looking for that trail?

MV
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hesaid
So tell me, how does the countryside look in...

So tell me, how does the countryside look in another few months? We have nice springs, but summers get hot and dry. All "golden" hillsides (we call dead grass "golden"). Do you stay greener? Do...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
Possessing none of those requirements, I humbly...

Possessing none of those requirements, I humbly submit my bid as "An interest in both reading the tales from the event, as well as, viewing many of the pictures taken at the event".

There....
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By Hesaid
Unless you want to buy one, don't let her see a...

Unless you want to buy one, don't let her see a TW up close!

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
But you never answered... Can the Grinch back up?...

But you never answered... Can the Grinch back up?

Did I read that reflection right? Did you go up 19S09? How far? What was it like? I know it's too easy by your standards, but I think it might...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
So the Grinch is driving a tow truck? Can he back...

So the Grinch is driving a tow truck? Can he back up? 'Cause if he's in that rare subset of towtruck drivers that can actually reverse, even if it's just a flatbed, we could sure use a guy like that....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Look, I'm actually a pretty big fan of nature,...

Look, I'm actually a pretty big fan of nature, but if you look into it, the condor isn't really into it. The birds just try at every turn to off themselves. They fly into stuff, drink antifreeze,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 398,036
Posted By Hesaid
I had been under the impression that Tumey was...

I had been under the impression that Tumey was closed to two wheeled vehicles plated or not. I had read numerous warnings (1...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Can somebody just finish off the condors already?...

Can somebody just finish off the condors already? I've never seen a species try so hard to go extinct. Would anyone miss those big, dumb, ugly birds? Ugh...

But we had a good weekend. Rode in...
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Hesaid
Forklift knowledge?

I started a thread over in "Inmates", but figured I'd better ask here too. Does anyone know anything about forklifts? Specifically 1987 Hyster S55XM forklifts? We need to pull the engine out of ours,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By Hesaid
Looks good. I'm curious about your bike, not...

Looks good. I'm curious about your bike, not having heard of the KLX300 before. I doubt it would be plate-able here though. We are also a couple on dual sports, and we're having a great time....
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By Hesaid
Everybody loves a TW200! At 5'8" she should have...

Everybody loves a TW200! At 5'8" she should have the inseam for any of the 200-250cc bikes, so that ought to help. Shesaid is splitting her time between her TW (the Wombat), and her DR650. Click some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 1,582,283
Posted By Hesaid
Funny, we were just talking about that today. I...

Funny, we were just talking about that today. I was relating a story where I got bawled out by a warden for being on something that was not a road. Despite looking just like a road, and having a stop...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,897
Posted By Hesaid
Ok, while we're still missing a report from our...

Ok, while we're still missing a report from our ride two weeks ago, we did make it out this last weekend to enjoy what little bit of spring we're getting this year. We went HERE...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4,618
Views: 398,036
Posted By Hesaid
So where exactly did you guys ride? I know where...

So where exactly did you guys ride? I know where Mercy Springs is, but I had been under the impression that most, if not all, of the dirt in that area was off limits to two wheeled vehicles, even...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Any particular reason to go up the 198? There are...

Any particular reason to go up the 198? There are better options. What are you on?

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
Well, mother $%&#@*! Sorry Perry, this...

Well, mother $%&#@*!

Sorry Perry, this car is being a bitch. I'll talk to you about it later, but just wanted to vent...

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Cool, I was hoping to hear some Millwood news. ...

Cool, I was hoping to hear some Millwood news.

For all those doing the aerial recon, what are you flying, and for who?

MV
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,147
Posted By Hesaid
But the bike stayed up top, right? I thought that...

But the bike stayed up top, right? I thought that was it, maybe tangled in the fence, there at the end...

MV
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 20,651
Posted By Hesaid
Wait. You mean we have to work on the bikes also?...

Wait. You mean we have to work on the bikes also? No one told me about that! Geez... Wash, maintain chain, change oil, put gas in... This is starting to sound like work. I just want to ride!

MV
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
We've had those. At least they normally get out...

We've had those. At least they normally get out of the way. A couple weeks ago I got stuck behind some range cattle that would just keep a few steps ahead... To be fair, it was on a shelf road, where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,596
Posted By Hesaid
So it'll go how much slower than your bike? I'm...

So it'll go how much slower than your bike? I'm not sure if you've studied up on this, but it only goes on one type of terrain. And that terrain is pretty flat. I suppose you can hang around other's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,897
Posted By Hesaid
Hey Admiral, I forgot to add, that just for you,...

Hey Admiral, I forgot to add, that just for you, we went ahead and tried riding in the snow.

There wasn't much of it.

I was only able to get one wheel in it at a time.

And the other...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Hesaid
Looks like good fun, good countryside. I imagine...

Looks like good fun, good countryside. I imagine rough roads on little wheels would be, interesting... Still... Those little wheels on those roads are better than littler wheels on an office chair...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,596
Posted By Hesaid
Find a couple of small dual sports, anything from...

Find a couple of small dual sports, anything from TW200 to, meh, DR650 (not really small, but compared to your BMW it will seem so), put some basic racks on the back, grab some camping gear and go...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
? You're saying some names I know... But...

?

You're saying some names I know... But going to Pine Flat to look for dirt?

Of course, by the time we get to Pine Flat, we're coming off of the dirt... What do you have in mind?

MV
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,897
Posted By Hesaid
Yes. I think I could get behind that. You...

Yes. I think I could get behind that.

You know, the Clear Creek area is the only known place is the world to find gemstone quality Benitoite (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benitoite)? It's quite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,723
Views: 183,063
Posted By Hesaid
So do we call him with the quote for the 3...

So do we call him with the quote for the 3 series?

I filled the tank today. Wanted to see if I could get it to puke fuel at all. It ran for half an hour just fine. Fuck it. The parts will be here...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,897
Posted By Hesaid
Ok. Can it be? Are we really up to date? Before...

Ok. Can it be? Are we really up to date? Before I get too far into this reply, I want to make sure to include this:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Dang. I don't suppose you brought any of those...

Dang. I don't suppose you brought any of those back with you? My niece is doing some sort of project for one of her ag classes and is in need of bugs. I took her over a shoebox before we left on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Out of curiosity, the two riders we saw at the...

Out of curiosity, the two riders we saw at the top of 12S01, at about 4pm, I want to say one KTM and one Honda, was that any part of your group?

MV
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,897
Posted By Hesaid
Well, we got back late on Sunday, but we got...

Well, we got back late on Sunday, but we got back. Who decided we need to work Mondays anyway? Our route looked like this:

Map (http://goo.gl/maps/Ypi5E)

Our day was not without it's delays,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13,901
Views: 1,066,902
Posted By Hesaid
Are you sure you guys even rode today? I didn't...

Are you sure you guys even rode today? I didn't see hardly any signs of roost around corners, burnouts from shifts, nothing to let me know some of the valley's most epic riders were on the road.
...
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