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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,324
Posted By Cactusman
Thats good to know! thanks for the heads...

Thats good to know! thanks for the heads up!:thumbup
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Cactusman
One more Humboldt guy

Havent been on here in awhile but it s good to see theres still some guys posting on here from the Humboldt Nation. Been living here for 16 years and there is some great riding here. We definately...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By Cactusman
Great pics

:lurk Cool pics man! Nor Kalif redwoods are in my back yard. Thats what Id rather be doing right now..ride on and cheers!:beer
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Cactusman
Great pics and thanks for shareing. Im in HMB...

Great pics and thanks for shareing. Im in HMB this weekend with family. Boy sure wish I had my Dakar as the weather is awesome!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-29-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cactusman
The only obsticle is when and where. Shouldnt be...

The only obsticle is when and where. Shouldnt be too hard to find a nice rally point for a group of riders around here. I will look into this. :thumbup
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cactusman
There is some great riding up here that is for...

There is some great riding up here that is for sure. It would be great to get an organized ride together and have a two or three day campout kinda rally with a bunch of ADV guys and gals. Might start...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cactusman
Yep its a top spot all right. Do you guys do alot...

Yep its a top spot all right. Do you guys do alot of riding around here as theres pleanty of nice areas for sure. Who owns the dakar? Nice to see another one around these parts.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cactusman
I knew I wasnt dreaming

I should have jumped on my Dakar and played hooky from work. I work at the Cal Fire Helitack Base up there at Kneeland Airport and saw you guys go buy this morn. Looks like you had a great ride!...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,624
Posted By Cactusman
Anyone here riding up over Kneeland road today?...

Anyone here riding up over Kneeland road today? Saw a bunch of bike come through and even a Dakar! Wish I wasnt working dang it! Kills me to see everyone riding by on any given Sunday!:ricky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,727
Posted By Cactusman
Our heart felt condolances go out to the Marovich...

Our heart felt condolances go out to the Marovich family as well as the Chester Helitack Crew for their loss this week. This shakes us all in the fire community and especially Helitack to the core....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9,073
Views: 1,809,323
Posted By Cactusman
Tard's

While stopped for gas and a cold drink a lady askes Q- "why does your bike (F650 dakar) have such a small windshield"? A- Thats what it comes with. Q- Do you get wet when it rains? A- ah yea some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,248
Posted By Cactusman
Nice pics!

Great pics and ride report. I live in Eureka and before that in Redding so most of your trip is very familure. :thumbup Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
Looks like a great ride. Whish I could tag along!

Looks like a great ride. Whish I could tag along!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-21-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
Have to check the schedule, probably working......

Have to check the schedule, probably working... :doh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,468
Posted By Cactusman
Thumb What happened to all the Humboldt area riders?...

What happened to all the Humboldt area riders? Ive been seeing quite a few bikes riding around the area lately.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,727
Posted By Cactusman
Any California folks here?

Any California folks here?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
We need to get a ride together erveryone. :ricky

We need to get a ride together erveryone. :ricky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
X 2

X 2
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
When in August are you coming over to the coast?...

When in August are you coming over to the coast? Lots of great rides over here and much cooler weather.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2009, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Yea its my baby..:thumb Just bought her with 4800...

Yea its my baby..:thumb Just bought her with 4800 miles last month. Been farklizing to get her ready.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 898,664
Posted By Cactusman
Best avatar i have seen yet :evil

Best avatar i have seen yet :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,264
Posted By Cactusman
Were you riding your 950 on 101 headed south on...

Were you riding your 950 on 101 headed south on Friday between Arcata and Eureka?
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,799
Posted By Cactusman
Mefo sports

Mefo Sports are my tire of choice. have 4000 plus miles on mine and their about half life. mostly road riding.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Oil

To all, thanks for the insites and links for oil info. Good stuff and helps alot. Theres got to be a good name brand oil that fits the bill for the required additives that BMW suggests.
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Good question

I dont know why either. Im just going by what the owners manual says and it has a direct warning not to use synthetic engine oils. My DR650 manual says the same thing. Must be a waranty thing from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Excellent and thanks again.

Excellent and thanks again.
Forum: Thumpers 06-12-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Type of oil?

Ok I know this may be a dumb question, but Im a noob to the F650 Dakar. Is there another more common alternative for the type of oil to use instead of the 15W 40 or 50 that BMW recommends that wont...
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Yea Id say thats a good deal. Just paid 7500 for...

Yea Id say thats a good deal. Just paid 7500 for my 06 with 4500 miles on it. Depends how bad you want a Dakar. :thumb They will only get harder to find.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By Cactusman
Hey howd that ride go? Got pics?

Hey howd that ride go? Got pics?
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Twilightzone, Yep I know what you mean. I was...

Twilightzone,
Yep I know what you mean. I was cruising around here (Eureka/ Fortuna) the last couple days. Big Bar sounds good right now. Im in Mckinleyville. Been seeing quite a few fellow F650...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15,036
Views: 1,750,500
Posted By Cactusman
Nor Cal, So Oregon F650/ Dakar riders

Figured Id throw this out there for the fun of it. Anyone here from North Cali or southern OR that has a F650GS or Dakar? Ive seen about 4 out on the road this weekend excluding mine.... Chime in...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Cactusman
awesome

Sweet ride and well done!
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,579
Posted By Cactusman
Rain test for the Cyclone

This suit works good in the rain. No leaks. Wet wrists after 20 miles at 65mph but had my gloves inside the wrist cuffs. I did 25+ miles total for about 40 minuts of riding. Light to moderate...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Cactusman
Oregon Coast trip last weekend

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Forum: Equipment 04-23-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,579
Posted By Cactusman
No rain yet. Drizzly fog, yea and it worked...

No rain yet. Drizzly fog, yea and it worked great. But thats not a real test. Will post when it happens.:thumb
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,888
Posted By Cactusman
Consider a stove an investment and remember you...

Consider a stove an investment and remember you get what you pay for. I have a jet boil and love it for reasons already noted above. Its a very fast heating, easy, and efficient system. One small...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 580,971
Posted By Cactusman
just one more.

I love this bike. Upgrades include: Corbin Seat, Turbo City wind screen, Egay BBQ rack, IMS tank, heated grips, Cycra hand guards, Mefo Explorer tires, skid plate, wolfman enduro tank and saddle...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2009, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,076
Views: 580,971
Posted By Cactusman
Update on the scooter

My 2008.



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Forum: Equipment 04-01-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,579
Posted By Cactusman
I noticed the same things. The Ram Air vents on...

I noticed the same things. The Ram Air vents on the shoulders work ok when used with the front vents with the liner in. At least mine did. It is a very warm suit for temps over 65*F. Not bad with the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 97,513
Views: 18,509,012
Posted By Cactusman
My stock seat barely fit back on with the IMS...

My stock seat barely fit back on with the IMS tank and there was a small pucker in the seat cover due to the new bend of the seat. Just make sure the front clip on the seat slides under the bracket...
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