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Forum: Asia 04-09-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By j2x
Anyone in Beijing wanna show a guy from Oregon around?

I'm traveling to Beijing for business near the end of the month and will have a day or two on my own. Anyone english-speaking in the area have a chance to show me around? I'd need to rent a bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By j2x
WTRent beater bike or quad in Bend, OR this weekend

Maybe a strange request, but me and a couple buddies are going to East Fort Rock this weekend and one of us doesn't have anything to ride. Anyone interested in taking a deposit on a smallish...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-23-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,032
Posted By j2x
None, really? Too bad. I'll be there...

None, really?

Too bad.

I'll be there for three 4 days this weekend and will return and post whatever I get. :)
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-20-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,032
Posted By j2x
East Fort Rock, Oregon tracks or waypoints?

I've seen it asked before here, but not recently. Does anyone have any tracks or waypoints in and around the East Fort Rock OHV trail park in Oregon near Bend?

Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By j2x
Testing an alternator and stator

Folks,

I just re-tested the Alternator and Stator and wanted to share my results to try and confirm that the components are indeed functioning properly. I received my new regulator yesterday and I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-24-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 106,917
Posted By j2x
got the doc!

got the doc!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 01-24-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,427
Posted By j2x
got the doc

got the doc
Forum: The Garage 08-03-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By j2x
no start- at first just a loud click, now a loud buzz

Folks,

Me (on my KLX650C) and a buddy on a DS went for a 210 mile loop yesterday, 120 of it on gravel and dirt, but after riding for maybe :45 at highway speeds we pulled over for gas and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,179
Posted By j2x
goodness I had a very hard time reading your...

goodness I had a very hard time reading your post...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,179
Posted By j2x
yeah, thats sort of what happens when you don't...

yeah, thats sort of what happens when you don't have any money...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,179
Posted By j2x
As the OP, I'd also like to point out that I'm...

As the OP, I'd also like to point out that I'm NOT advocating blazing new trails and tearing up virgin territory. I'm only talking about riding on gravel and dirt roads that are in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,179
Posted By j2x
ha! good response. have you used it much, or is...

ha! good response. have you used it much, or is it the type of thing that you've thought about saying but haven't had the chance? If you have used it, what was the response?

this line of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,179
Posted By j2x
Locked gates & trespassing?

speaking of locked gates in forest service/Weyerhaeuser land, has anyone been ticketed, harassed, or otherwise inconvenienced for technically "trespassing"?
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By j2x
Did I really? Lovely land out there. I'd love...

Did I really? Lovely land out there. I'd love to buy 40 acres from Weyerhaeuser.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By j2x
Little Fall Creek Rd near Eugene, OR

I finally got my KLX650 running well (not well enough, but that's another story in the Mech section) and took her out for the first ride of the season yesterday. I know I'm really late, but I've...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By j2x
Carb cleaned and now sputtering & tires.

My KLX sat for months over the winter and I neglected to put any sauce in the tank. Before this weekend, it wouldn't even idle with the choke pulled all the way out. But, Saturday I had great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,288
Posted By j2x
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_lzQjZTmJbsY/SKHFJ9clvJI/AAAA...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2008, 09:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,659
Posted By j2x
To be clear, I've heard many similar stories...

To be clear, I've heard many similar stories about the Ninja 250- to be clear, the Rebel 250 is a very different animal.

edit- and i see my reply was already echoed.

thanks again for all your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,659
Posted By j2x
I'm sorry that the tone of my original post came...

I'm sorry that the tone of my original post came off as arrogant or pushy. My dad asked me the pros and cons of a larger bike, I'm not telling him that the answer is either way. From the research...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,659
Posted By j2x
he's a very responsible and cautious fellow, he...

he's a very responsible and cautious fellow, he of course took the MSF class even before buying the bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,659
Posted By j2x
I totally appreciate what you're saying and I...

I totally appreciate what you're saying and I have complete respect for smaller bikes- but from what I've read the 250cc bikes really aren't suited to long-distance touring.

I certainly believe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,659
Posted By j2x
Is bigger better?

Backstory: My dad bought a 2007 Rebel last summer and has been riding the hell out of it. He hadn't ridden in over 30 years, but is getting back into it. He's not particularly comfortable with speed...
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By j2x
would I have any trouble having a mechanic...

would I have any trouble having a mechanic install a tubeless tire with a tube, or would I run into the same bullshit as I did when I had my car tire put on my valkyrie?
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By j2x
what's it like to run a tubeless tire with a...

what's it like to run a tubeless tire with a tube? Thanks!
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,060
Posted By j2x
Having trouble finding tires for a Honda Rebel

My dad is trying to find a front tire for his 2007 Honda Rebel. The markings on the tire read:

3.00 - 18 47P
3.00 - 18 4 P.R.
Dunlop Gold Seal F11

It's a tubed tire and I'm not familiar with...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-15-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,622
Posted By j2x
from here...

from here (http://gpstracklog.typepad.com/gps_tracklog/2005/10/converting_goog.html):

1. Get the GMapToGPX (http://www.elsewhere.org/GMapToGPX/) converter and drag it to your browser's bookmark...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-05-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 392,779
Posted By j2x
i prefer the 70cs over the 60. Can't remember...

i prefer the 70cs over the 60. Can't remember why i made the decision, honestly, but I recall that there was very little difference between the two, but there is a difference. And it's never fallen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By j2x
If motoX boots protect your ankle, whatabout your knee?

New to riding with knobbies, I was asked last weekend after I twisted my ankle (while not wearing motocross boots) why the injury wouldn't extend to the knee if the ankle were protected with stiff...
Forum: Face plant 11-21-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By j2x
good suggestions. I was running near 30# in the...

good suggestions. I was running near 30# in the front and rear, I believe. Moving my riding position to the back wasn't something that I considered- thanks, but I don't think I'll be returning. ...
Forum: Face plant 11-20-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By j2x
My first time at the dunes

I had a blast riding forest & BLM roads over to the coast to visit my dad this last weekend on my knobby-tired KLX650 dualsport. 142 miles straight by car, or 230 miles via wandering muddy roads. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-06-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By j2x
i, too, found navigating all the various websites...

i, too, found navigating all the various websites VERY frustrating and would love a downloadable file of all the BLM sites.
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By j2x
I have been riding in the rain for years with...

I have been riding in the rain for years with various gauntlet-style gloves that go over my jacket sleeves and haven't ever had water get inside my glove by running down my arm. I'm sure riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,681
Posted By j2x
Thanks! I thought it was very well written and...

Thanks! I thought it was very well written and echoes much of my own sentiment.

"All of this obscures what is most important about motorcycling, however: the sense of community and shared...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,167
Posted By j2x
i ain't ordering shit, have you seen the economy?...

i ain't ordering shit, have you seen the economy? Both my wife and I consider ourselves lucky to even be working after the recent layoffs, even though our employers have enacted wage-freezes. ...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,325
Posted By j2x
i wear a wool scarf and balaclava through the...

i wear a wool scarf and balaclava through the winter up here the the PacNW, but I bet our winters are much more mild than what you're expecting.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-26-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By j2x
i like the flexibility of having it on my PC and...

i like the flexibility of having it on my PC and then transferring the parts of the map that I need to a SD card that i put in my 76cs.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,711
Posted By j2x
FUCK WALMART! support America, don't shop...

FUCK WALMART!

support America, don't shop there!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2008, 12:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,325
Posted By j2x
I rode for 4 hours at sub-70mph fun sweeping...

I rode for 4 hours at sub-70mph fun sweeping HW101 earlier this year on a dualsport with a 25# backpack that KILLED my neck and shoulders. I wouldn't recommend it at all.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-12-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By j2x
Waypoint database?

Anyone know of an online database anywhere that contains the locations (hopefully in a downloadable file and not just coords) of National, State, and County Parks? I'm having a very tedious...
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By j2x
worried about exhaust header abrasion

Folks, I've been meaning to bring this up. I noticed a few days ago while under my Valk that the furthest exhaust pipe is developing SEVERE abrasive wear. Actually, I'm amazed that it hasn't ground...
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