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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,553
Posted By Guardrail299
Had me glued for 17 minutes and 29 seconds, Nice...

Had me glued for 17 minutes and 29 seconds, Nice Job.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-13-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By Guardrail299
2010 990 Adv

I seem to have the opposite problem of absolutely no transfer of fluids into or out of the overflow tank. I have had the bike to the Dealer for what I consider to be over heating. (60 degree weather...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,513
Posted By Guardrail299
Fog

Twilight, you definitely went the the right direction, I went up to Crescent City with a buddy for lunch, we had sporadic sunshine with lots of thick damp fog, not enough moisture to blow off when...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,513
Posted By Guardrail299
Redwood Creek to Bald Hills

Twilight, having lived in Eureka all my life and thinking I knew this area pretty well I had no Idea there was a connection to Bald Hills off of 299, so I had to try it. I left out of Eureka at about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,216
Posted By Guardrail299
Wunderlich ?

I don't believe its listed as waterproof, but I used one in some pretty heavy rains without intrusion and the fit was really good. I have one in the garage I could part with at a fair price as I no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 33,513
Posted By Guardrail299
Bald Hills

WRC, if you take the Lady Bird Johnson Grove rd. just North of Orick that is the Bald Hills Rd, it is a beautiful ride all the way to Withepec. I believe there is still about 5-7 miles of gravel...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,954
Posted By Guardrail299
Related question

New 2010 990 ADV, has been running hot since new (about 2000 miles) warning lights came on at a road const. stop riding home from dealer (aprox. 95 deg.). I went back to dealer following weekend, 150...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-07-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18,675
Views: 7,453,393
Posted By Guardrail299
Plays well with others

http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/i-QfLMcwB/0/L/P8060110-L.jpg (http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/14550279_WvVK8#1419650050_QfLMcwB-A-LB)
Forum: Orange Crush 08-02-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,190
Posted By Guardrail299
09 F800GS to 2010 990 Adventure

MJZ, I believe you said it all, I was unbelievably suprised at the difference between the two bikes, riding the 990 makes the F800 seem as if it has handling problems, I found the wind management to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By Guardrail299
Absolutely fantastic, very much enjoyed.

Absolutely fantastic, very much enjoyed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,586,831
Posted By Guardrail299
http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Ph...

http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/P7260067/1191586853_y4nyb-L.jpg (http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/14550279_WvVK8#1191586853_y4nyb-A-LB)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 552,343
Posted By Guardrail299
A little country cafe in the middle of no where...

A little country cafe in the middle of no where Oregon
<a href="http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/14550279_WvVK8#1084946900_543uf-A-LB" title=""><img...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 338,923
Posted By Guardrail299
Somewhere in I think Utah<a...

Somewhere in I think Utah<a href="http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/14550279_WvVK8#1081335825_xZoqX-A-LB" title=""><img...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-09-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,475,479
Posted By Guardrail299
<a...

<a href="http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/14550279_WvVK8#1084905462_SNQWZ-A-LB" title=""><img...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,197,592
Posted By Guardrail299
Pizat

One of the main reasons was development of corrosion on a lot of the bike, I do live on the coast but the bike was always stored inside. I took it in for some warranty work (Oil Leaks) and they had...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,475,479
Posted By Guardrail299
The bags are made by Seattle Sports, They were...

The bags are made by Seattle Sports, They were fairly inexpensive compared to other popular offerings and worked very well.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,197,592
Posted By Guardrail299
My first bike ever

While I no longer have this bike (replaced with F800GS) I have just recently learned how to embed pic's, so here we go....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7,591
Views: 2,475,479
Posted By Guardrail299
Loaded Up

Two weeks camping, Nor Cal to Austin Texas and back
http://guardrail299.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Photos/P7310017/1081323633_XC2P4-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 420,908
Posted By Guardrail299
Dave, having read your story from start to the...

Dave, having read your story from start to the almost finish I can't believe I missed you by 1 day, I'm in Eureka and was up riding in the hills Saturday. I have an 08 XR650L and a 08 F800GS, will...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 73,711
Views: 7,620,992
Posted By Guardrail299
Hello all, I have in the last year made some...

Hello all, I have in the last year made some changes to my stable, I started with a 06 R1200GSA, tried it off road and well I wouldn't say it failed me but man was it heavy. So in January of 09 I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By Guardrail299
What do think, anybody with a better route...

What do think, anybody with a better route selection. If I come up dry here I will try over in trip planning, Thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By Guardrail299
No I am not commited to any given route, were...

No I am not commited to any given route, were looking for a scenic route that has some challenges, not just easy fire roads, willing to except any advice
Thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By Guardrail299
OBDR a little guidance from those who know

My son and I are planning a trip in early July, the plan was to run all of route 5 from Walla Walla down to Dorris, after reading many ride reports it doesn't appear 5 days will enough to do so. We...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Guardrail299
I'm not sure of the number, It was the smallest...

I'm not sure of the number, It was the smallest brass washer they had, the thickness was correct as well as the inside diameter, When I installed it all went well, the retainer popped in place like...
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Guardrail299
Daves Mods Question

2008 XR650L... When spacing the needle with the washer 0.025 Thickness does the outside diameter of the washer need to be the same as the head of the needle or can it be a slightly larger diameter....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,866
Posted By Guardrail299
2009 F800GS, 855 miles Filmore Ut. to Eureka Ca....

2009 F800GS, 855 miles Filmore Ut. to Eureka Ca. (Stock seat = very sore butt)
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-16-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 33,151
Posted By Guardrail299
The Variables Units - MPG Odometer - Start of...

The Variables
Units - MPG
Odometer - Start of trip 480 miles
End of trip 5,000 Miles
Rider - 6'0 205lbs
Luggage - BMW Adventure (Loaded for camping)
Windscreen - Stock
Exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,215
Posted By Guardrail299
I just recently did the same, I bought a R1200GSA...

I just recently did the same, I bought a R1200GSA in 2006 and a XR650L in 2009 when I drop the Honda off road I laugh and take a picture, when I drop the BMW, well you can take it from there. Think I...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,490
Posted By Guardrail299
The first bike I ever owned was a 2006 R1200GSA,...

The first bike I ever owned was a 2006 R1200GSA, No real problems, I did have a crash however, Hit some sand in a turn, would more experience have helped, maybe, maybe not (I was 42 years old when I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-26-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
Love to get together for a beer (Lost Coast...

Love to get together for a beer (Lost Coast Brewing) My wife works till 6:30pm on Tuesday and then till 8:00pm the rest of the week. The BMW is Eugene getting a leaking transmission seal & output...
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By Guardrail299
I also have the same dilema, Leaving for Texas...

I also have the same dilema, Leaving for Texas from Northern Cal in late July early August. I currently have the Olympia AST jacket and a BMW Rally Pro 2 jacket with the Olympia Ranger pants, I think...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
We have always refered to that as Route 1, it is...

We have always refered to that as Route 1, it is at the top of Berry Summit off Titlow Hill Road, you used to be able to see the old copper mine shaft up there and suppose you still can if you want...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
[quote=idea man]I have the Cee Baileys on my 1150...

[quote=idea man]I have the Cee Baileys on my 1150 and like it okay. I've tried three or four different fairings and the only one to make a difference in the buffeting was the parabellum. They mount...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
I also remember a few years ago something about a...

I also remember a few years ago something about a high suicide rate supposedly do to the constant fog and drizzle.:puke1
Took a nice little ride Saturday on the GSA, Eureka to Orick up through...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
Road you are right this is a good place to live,...

Road you are right this is a good place to live, and there are some nice rural roads with some nice gravel stretches. The Bald Hills Road from Witchepec to Orick is a really nice ride with some ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
Another disapointment, now I have not been out to...

Another disapointment, now I have not been out to Mitchell Heights in some time but I know the route your looking at by Redwood Acres is the McCay Tract, My Dad use to ride out ther when I was a Kid,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
Man this place gets smaller and smaller, what are...

Man this place gets smaller and smaller, what are the chances? No place like Almquist for some exotic woods, the company I work for picks up alot of there wood from different locations.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
I'm not 100% sure but last time I was up Pidgeon...

I'm not 100% sure but last time I was up Pidgeon point it was all gated off too. Went up out of Korbel today towards Snow Camp, foggy rainy and cold, found some remianing snow to play in, I was on my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
So you were responsible for all the mud, made...

So you were responsible for all the mud, made Friday soccer so much better, Man were those good days or what.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,576
Posted By Guardrail299
I remember Mr Ceasaretti as well, wasn't Mr...

I remember Mr Ceasaretti as well, wasn't Mr Colivas the Principle or Vice Principle at one time or another? I remember his daughter Karen. Timber Co have pretty well blocked everything off, if you...
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