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Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, Lewis & Clark & Moto Vaquero :super:loco,...

Yah, Lewis & Clark & Moto Vaquero :super:loco, umm... not quite but the spirit of it all is there!

Thanks for the compliments and welcome to ADVrider. You will find a lot of pioneers on here.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By Moto Vaquero
:tough

:tough
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Lenny also wants to know what kind of oil to use...

Lenny also wants to know what kind of oil to use and what is the "best" gear to wear :D

You can thank me later Lenny :beer
Forum: Orange Crush 06-25-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Radek, this may help to answer your query though...

Radek, this may help to answer your query though it's for a 525:

525 piston:
Type l piston is 94.94mm.
Type ll piston is 94.95mm

That's the difference between a l and ll piston sizes .01mm...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,291
Views: 1,228,682
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Slavens doesn't service suspension any longer....

Slavens doesn't service suspension any longer. Trail Tricks is long gone to So Am a couple years ago now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 42,453
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Looks like a fantastic ride! It's good to...

Looks like a fantastic ride!

It's good to see Jorge's resort is almost finished. What a beautiful setting.

http://whynowthen.smugmug.com/Other/Summer-2014/i-2J3nC39/0/L/20140517_133356-L.jpg...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Moto Vaquero
This sounds like the way to go. Got any pics of...

This sounds like the way to go. Got any pics of them mounted?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks Psycho. Are the smc forks the same...

Thanks Psycho.

Are the smc forks the same as the mxc/exc forks other than the mods/springs that shorten them? In other words, what does it take to get the 320mm forks to 280mm?

You must have...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Radek, Get ahold of DJH on ktmtalk. He does good...

Radek, Get ahold of DJH on ktmtalk. He does good head work and lives in Wash. not too far from you I think.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, I see the issue with the shorter upper...

Yah, I see the issue with the shorter upper tubes, the wider space between the T-clamps combined with more fork travel causing the tire to bottom on the fender. Even if you shorten the amount of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Moto Vaquero
450/525 forks on 990r

Will the 48mm open chamber forks found on most ktm dirt bikes work on a 2011/2012 990r to increase the travel? Planning on a high fender and single disc brake anyways.
Obviously will need heavier...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,883
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying the 690 is a...

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying the 690 is a bad bike, it just doesn't fill the void that adv riders are looking for that a 790/890 in adv and R models would/will. Remember, it comes down to sales...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,883
Posted By Moto Vaquero
The 690 is the red headed step child, it just...

The 690 is the red headed step child, it just doesn't fit in. It's not a good adv bike and not a good dirt bike.

Both the Lc4 and Lc8 platforms are antiquated with the Lc8 just too big & heavy...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,883
Posted By Moto Vaquero
The writing has been on the wall on this. KTM...

The writing has been on the wall on this. KTM bumped the 990 for the 1190 leaving a BIG HOLE in their line up (by design).
I foresee, in my orange crystal ball, an adv and an R model in a 790 v-twin...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,833
Posted By Moto Vaquero
:earStarting off interesting! I know your buddy...

:earStarting off interesting! I know your buddy was f'n cold!
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,828
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Keep it up Pozer, an ambitious ride border to...

Keep it up Pozer, an ambitious ride border to border on a dirt bike. Nice photos. Please try to give a short description on where you are so we can "ride along", thanks.
P.S. Your front brake line...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,600
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Every year I do my April Fools Ride (all of two...

Every year I do my April Fools Ride (all of two in a row now:clap), I run into Malcolm's group. Last year in Todos Santos and this year in Loreto. All seem like a good bunch of blokes and it's always...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,118
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Woo Hoo! Good to see y'all following some of my...

Woo Hoo! Good to see y'all following some of my tracks. Did you guys ride up the Pac side? (I guess I'll find out shortly). Lot's of good stuff there too.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Interesting it shall be... You guys have fun and...

Interesting it shall be... You guys have fun and be safe.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,557
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Looks like y'all had a hoot except for poor...

Looks like y'all had a hoot except for poor Anders, (I feel your pain). Looking forward to the rest of it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
No reason to carry the bag unless you're camping...

No reason to carry the bag unless you're camping out or if you're staying at the pink hotel in Catavina with all the bed bugs :eek1:lol3. Campo Rene has beds with sheets, blankets, pillows but you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 42,453
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed the "ride". Most...

Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed the "ride".
Most of my riding is further south, not nearly the miles you have close to the border. As a matter of fact, we're leaving in ...ummm 11 days on a ride waayy...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks Steve, I really appreciate the kind words....

Thanks Steve, I really appreciate the kind words.
I think you will have a great time down there.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Okay, thanks r2l. I checked it out on GE and it...

Okay, thanks r2l.
I checked it out on GE and it looks like there is a trail/road you can take from that sign about .35mi west and then turn south to get around there. There are some other options...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
You know, It's your civic duty as an AdvRider to...

You know, It's your civic duty as an AdvRider to post a RR after any two wheeled adventure. Don't forget the witty banter!:D
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Motoged, don't you have a ride report coming...

Motoged, don't you have a ride report coming up???:deal
I read that you lost your camera with a lot of photos, total bummer:baldy
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 63,169
Posted By Moto Vaquero
I do not recall seeing this sign but when I do...

I do not recall seeing this sign but when I do come across signs like this which happens once in a while, I will find another way around. We (dirt bikers) have a pretty good relationship with most of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Thanks Lica for giving the A-OK to release your...

Thanks Lica for giving the A-OK to release your vid I felt bad for you. I'm sorry but I couldn't help but laughing in a sadistic kind of way. Got any more...:rofl:rofl:rofl

Of course what makes...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
It looks like you guys got your $$ worth "today",...

It looks like you guys got your $$ worth "today", you all look rightfully bushed after that. I hope I didn't understate the difficulty of that trail. As far as I know yours are the first big bikes on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,560
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah, probably late aug & early sept.

Yah, probably late aug & early sept.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,560
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Are you in the San Diego area this weekend??

Are you in the San Diego area this weekend??
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,560
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Ha! I would have thought with all the Idaho...

Ha! I would have thought with all the Idaho riding you would have those logs and switchbacks dialed in by now! :D

Looks like a lot of fun. Good thing you didn't bend a rod when you drowned it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Yah! The photos and video definitely are telling...

Yah! The photos and video definitely are telling of the blast you guys were having through there.

Since you were following my raw tracks, you probably saw where I was zig sagging a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 17,246
Posted By Moto Vaquero
QUOTE "After leaving La Soledad we tried to find...

QUOTE "After leaving La Soledad we tried to find a dirt track north along the coast .That didnt work out and we ended up running pavement into San Juanico north on bcs53."


That's pretty tricky...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
That whole SPOT thing is kinda weird. When you're...

That whole SPOT thing is kinda weird. When you're watching someone on it you feel a little creepy like you are invading their privacy or even spying on them a little.
When I was spending many hours...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
You gotta do what you gotta do...besides, it's...

You gotta do what you gotta do...besides, it's just a boring freeway through there anyways, nothing to see :wink::augie

That's alright though, you have to leave something for the next Oso Baja...
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Holy Crap Batman! You guys went up that rocky...

Holy Crap Batman! You guys went up that rocky sombitch and in the dark!
There is one stretch or maybe two where it is so rocky there is no dirt. It was rough enough coming down through there. No...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
"I noticed that Bartek's hot dog wasn't the usual...

"I noticed that Bartek's hot dog wasn't the usual bacon-wrapped kind...
Turns out it was a bacon-wrapped hot dog, topped with pulled pork.


Good god.
And with all the Osos sharing one tiny...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
Good job on getting through those tricky sand...

Good job on getting through those tricky sand sections and thanks for taking lots of photos:clap.

That beach section is tougher than it looks in the photos, that must have been a workout on the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 110,396
Posted By Moto Vaquero
You Oso Locos have balls the size of mangos...

You Oso Locos have balls the size of mangos riding the unknown GD Trail at night, but I have the feeling you guys aren't done with that night shit yet :yikes.

It looks like you took a good hit in...
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