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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
Thank you everyone for your help, we had a great...

Thank you everyone for your help, we had a great trip:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-QEK49O4Y8lk/U-zTfUSutPI/AAAAAAAAC-M/OAkjUTwEA1Y/s1024/DSCF2172crop.JPG
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By mb300
Went last Sunday, no issues whatsoever. Thank you...

Went last Sunday, no issues whatsoever. Thank you everyone for your help planning the ride.

Cerro Noroeste Rd west of Frazier Park:

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Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
>an offroad trip from Greece through Albania ,...

>an offroad trip from Greece through Albania , Montenegro, Croatia and back to Venice --see GYOA post on the European forum.


Awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
> it's all stock, except for the FMF slip on...

> it's all stock, except for the FMF slip on exhaust.

What elevation are you at? If anywhere near sea level you are VERY lean.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
>a 2009 crf230l with 400 miles for $3000 Yes...

>a 2009 crf230l with 400 miles for $3000

Yes it is a good price, but since it is at a dealership you can probably negotiate a couple hundred less for it. If they won't budge on the price see if...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By mb300
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Thanks guys!

Plan: Depart the Flying J station at the 5 and Frazier...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
found an actual crf230 photo: ...

found an actual crf230 photo:
http://www.cyclepedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/honda-crf230f-crf230l-crf230m-maintenance-valve-clearance-oil-change-air-filter-chain-adjustment.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
>What kind of valve adjustment does the 230l...

>What kind of valve adjustment does the 230l have?

Screw adjuster, with the square drive.

Looks like this z50:

http://www.cyclepedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/crf50_62.jpg
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By mb300
Thank you sir! I normally won't ride solo in...

Thank you sir!

I normally won't ride solo in the heat but in this case I think I'll be OK-- I can tell the GF "if I'm not at this specific point by this specific time backtrack on this specific...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By mb300
Definitely take 2 days if you can. 1 day would be...

Definitely take 2 days if you can. 1 day would be very rushed and not very enjoyable.

For maximum PCH exposure and coolest summertime temps thru LA take this route starting in Dana Point:
Part 1:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
Awesome photos! What jetting did you run up...

Awesome photos!

What jetting did you run up in CO?

I see that you have a pipe on the bike -- any other mods?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By mb300
Crossing Carrizo Plain Natl Monument - Elkhorn Road

Hello Everyone,

GF is going to drop me off in Frazier Park and meet me in Paso Robles.

I'll be on my 525exc in supermoto trim (michelin pilot street tires).

If I take Elkhorn Grade up the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
Day 3: Lighthouse

Day 3: Lighthouse
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 03:26 PM
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Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
Day 2: Railroad Station

Day 2: Railroad Station
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
>Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend. Thank...

>Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend.

Thank you for the road condition update!



We've got 3 days of Lost Coast riding planned, about 90-100 miles per day.

Day 1: Usal Road
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
44 miles to the lighthouse:

44 miles to the lighthouse:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
The place we are staying is about 3 miles up the...

The place we are staying is about 3 miles up the road from Bear River Ridge Road.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
>From shelter cove hike south about 2 miles along...

>From shelter cove hike south about 2 miles along the beach. There is an old aircraft carcass among the sand crabs.

Cool. Looks like no one got killed either:
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
> Routes: (Shorter to longer). Thank you! ...

> Routes: (Shorter to longer).

Thank you!


> I think what people are saying is pavement riding is necessary to do any of the riding around the Lost Coast,it isnt an ohv area. People dont...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By mb300
the green machine:

the green machine:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 08:19 AM
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Views: 1,724
Posted By mb300
slightly messed up panorama

slightly messed up panorama
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 08:18 AM
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Posted By mb300
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
> The problem with Rio Dell is that 'south...

> The problem with Rio Dell is that 'south access' is via highway 101... for about 10 miles. (The Avenue of the Giants starts at that point.) If you can do that much highway, you will be alright.
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
> Make sure to ride Bear River Ridge Road...

> Make sure to ride Bear River Ridge Road out of Rio Dell.... one of my favorites. Great vistas.
> Other back road access to Rio Dell is the 'Blue Slide' road, which leads to Ferndale.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
I'm working on turning this city girl into a...

I'm working on turning this city girl into a class A redneck. I've got her riding a dirtbike, drinking craft beer, and eating poutine, but it will still be a little while before she's happy to sleep...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
Thank you

> The 'Lost Coast' is mainly 'dual-sport' riding. Quite a bit of pavement to get there and move from place to place.

10-4, I'll ditch the knobbies and put some intermediate tires on the bikes.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,521
Posted By mb300
Lost Coast - Best place to stage out of?

Hello all,

GF and I are heading up to the Lost Coast in Aug for a few days of dual sport riding (on little bikes).

1) I was planning on camping around the Shelter Cove area, but she wants a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
Pano2:

Pano2:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 06:26 PM
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Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
Pano1

Pano1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
Heading out, eta 845 -MitchB

Heading out, eta 845

-MitchB
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
> mb300 whats the cords on that destination ...

> mb300 whats the cords on that destination

34.785893,-119.001871
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
This is the campground, right?

This is the campground, right?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,932
Posted By mb300
> 9:00am camp Chuchupate I'm in. Plated,...

> 9:00am camp Chuchupate

I'm in. Plated, big tank, radiator fan, reliable bike.

Is 9am "kickstands up" or the meetup time?

I'll bring beer. Someone bring something to soak up the beer....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,111
Posted By mb300
Pictures

Not a whole lot of photos this ride, next time I'll carry a camera in the number plate bag instead of my phone in the camelback.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,111
Posted By mb300
Count me in. See you 830ish. -MitchB

Count me in.

See you 830ish.

-MitchB
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By mb300
Sunday 27th - Piutes or Alamo Mountain or Spangler or ???

Anyone riding / want to ride tomorrow? Kinda last minute I know.

I can be up in that area by 11am-noon or so. I'll check my PMs early in the morning, drop me a line if you want to ride.

I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By mb300
>Anyone want to do some Puite single track? ...

>Anyone want to do some Puite single track?

YES!

But I just saw this thread -- I'm free tomorrow (Sunday 11/27) tho if anyone wants to ride Piutes or Alamo Mountain or anywhere else up in that...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
$10.73 w/free shipping at Amazon

search "Uni Green Fine Foam" at Amazon

$10.73 free shipping
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 71,955
Posted By mb300
Dunlop D803 Trials Tire WILL fit, just barely

FYI you CAN put a D803 trials tire onto the 230L.

The only two gear ratios that I KNOW will work are 13/48 (106 links) and 13/51 (108 links).

13/46 won't fit
13/47 - unknown didn't have one...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6,291
Views: 1,228,682
Posted By mb300
>Can get one for cheap as my bike have a real...

>Can get one for cheap as my bike have a real bitch slap some times

Try going to a 14 or 16mm triple clamp if you can find one, really helps out stability. One of the best mods I ever made to my...
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