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Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,953
Posted By The Walrus
Tubeless is really interesting....and be sure to...

Tubeless is really interesting....and be sure to watch the bias/radial combinations as well. I don't need replacement tires yet but I've been shopping and many of the sellers list tire part numbers...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By The Walrus
That is another of a long line of...

That is another of a long line of sensationalistic NYTimes articles......I've spent 25 years backpacking through the Wind River Wilderness and most of it starting on the Reservation side. There are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By The Walrus
The only advantage of a crate is that with the...

The only advantage of a crate is that with the steering wheel on the wrong side, you get a constant reminder that traffic is "backwards". I find it even more disconcerting to be shotgun in England. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
:nod.....thanks Ryman......

:nod.....thanks Ryman......
Forum: Latin America 09-24-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
Word is that San Felipe is good....no storm...

Word is that San Felipe is good....no storm damage....accessible by all routes....:1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By The Walrus
Nice ride, but it's PATINA.....not...

Nice ride, but it's PATINA.....not carnage.....according to my riding buddy.....:deal
Forum: Latin America 09-22-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By The Walrus
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=961307

I have heard from CasaBuena today....Milton and Susu are high quality folks who have been members of the Marina community and larger...
Forum: Latin America 09-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
Coco went nutz when we referred to Bahia de Los...

Coco went nutz when we referred to Bahia de Los Angeles as BOLA....so in deference to that attitude here's a 15 minute vid that shows the area.....

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Latin America 09-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
Just got an update on Mulege....kudo's to...

Just got an update on Mulege....kudo's to bigmike58 for this info:

Random pics..

What used too be the Malicon,...
Forum: Latin America 09-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
San Ignacio: I think the yurts and...

San Ignacio:

I think the yurts and campground are history. Flood got the river bottom but the palm trees look like the wind missed them......Coco did OK further north and BOLA got hit....further...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
I checked this hurricane tracker and Odile's path...

I checked this hurricane tracker and Odile's path did not directly impact the mainland till it was much further north......I'm sure there was rain but how much....? :dunno
...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=...

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75459&pid=936568
North of Vizcaino?

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75459&pid=936536

Just...
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
Stay safe, Mulege is hard hit with a lot of...

Stay safe, Mulege is hard hit with a lot of ex-pats...news further south is not positive....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Good luck, check in if you can....word of...

Good luck, check in if you can....word of warning, I know that gasolina is heavily rationed already in BCS and if not rationed in the north, power to run the pumps is going to be an issue....folks...
Forum: Latin America 09-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
West coast seems to have avoided the worst of...

West coast seems to have avoided the worst of this one but the Sea of Cortez got slammed.....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,901
Posted By The Walrus
The 950's were a great bike and great...

The 950's were a great bike and great concept.....I just wonder how many folks are running with carbs in their garage anymore......the technology keeps improving and so do the products.....there will...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,804
Posted By The Walrus
Anyone that buys a bike with cast wheels and does...

Anyone that buys a bike with cast wheels and does any serious offroad riding will get what that cheaper bike entails. And anyone who rides offroad knows that you need a 21/18 setup with a suspension...
Forum: Latin America 09-15-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By The Walrus
Hurrican Odile pummels Baja

Nothing here dealing with the past 48 hours.....



Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja peninsula.....

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75277&pid=935158
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja...

Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja peninsula.....

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75277&pid=935158


...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters/15E/image...

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters/15E/imagery/wv-animated.gif

Shite, Baja is getting pounded by a full strength hurricane.........again.......and the mainland is getting a bunch of this...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By The Walrus
On my 990 Adventure, I loved the 908R but they...

On my 990 Adventure, I loved the 908R but they are super expensive. The stock Pirelli's are not bad for dirt roads/pavement. Lots of folks out West get Mefo's and never go back. I have Karoo 3's on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,804
Posted By The Walrus
I like it....I've had both the 990 Adv and SMT...

I like it....I've had both the 990 Adv and SMT and they both have their place in the adventure market. The 1190 Standard seems like a touring model of the SMT to me and if a 1050 Adventure gets more...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By The Walrus
It's great to see Dealer Props in OC.....:clap ...

It's great to see Dealer Props in OC.....:clap

I would like to add that I've had two outstanding experiences with East Coast Dealerships this past 6 months. I'm all the way out in Utah and they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
hey, you're not my physical therapist....she is...

hey, you're not my physical therapist....she is MUCH better looking than you.....otherwise, for her, there's more truth to that than fiction.....:evil
Now, get back to work.....:augie



I hear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Pikchers is better than words.....

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/96943106@N03/15211534242" title="DSC02664 by ireadwomenby_braille, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3851/15211534242_50f3d223df_c.jpg"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
hey, that's a great event....if I finish...

hey, that's a great event....if I finish tomorrow's ride and have anything left over, it's right in my hood.....if KMC is driving, I'd be good with a brew with Kev/Ryman as well....so many choices...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,029
Posted By The Walrus
Hard luggage is sometimes a good thing...I've...

Hard luggage is sometimes a good thing...I've used a set from RTE on several different bikes. I've never cared for the plastic setups and the aluminium bags get deformed quickly when the bike takes a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
:clap:clap:clap Reminds me of that old...

:clap:clap:clap

Reminds me of that old Wyoming cowboy song.....I've got tears in my ears from lyin' on my back, cryin' over you.......:bert

Edit:



Anybody want to ride tomorrrrrooow?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Mine has Unifilter added.....:deal When I...

Mine has Unifilter added.....:deal
When I registered it for the remaining warranty, that was the first question the Edge asked....hard to miss that niggle, haven't read about one failing.....:dunno...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Is that the buzzy sound I've heard in the 'hood?...

Is that the buzzy sound I've heard in the 'hood? Rock salt in the 410 will take care of those.....



One of the "dusted" engines.....? Say it ain't so.........
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By The Walrus
No tubeless rim is great for offroad. The GS...

No tubeless rim is great for offroad. The GS spoke/rim is probably the best and patented for a reason. The stock S10 rims are butter soft when ridden moderately hard offroad and I've been on trips...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Physical therapy is amazing....and so...

Physical therapy is amazing....and so slow....don't get injured and definitely don't get old.....:deal




:gerg Now accepting donations, cash, PayPal, checks or Credit cards...in your case,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
3 hour tour....ok, maybe 4.....

The secret came out today....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qmHo25teEvs/VAjVV0dffvI/AAAAAAAAB8k/foKQc5biOJo/w1097-h823-no/IMG_20140904_151017_120.jpg

It seems to enjoy the Western state...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
No photo's......? C'mon......you know it didn't...

No photo's......? C'mon......you know it didn't happen.......:lol3

And nice work on the maps....what do you do for a living.....:deal

So, my secret is out in the back yard wanting to go for a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,428
Posted By The Walrus
Honda.....the company that never brings it's new...

Honda.....the company that never brings it's new bikes into the USA....what a joke. Never imported the Varedero and haven't brought the CrossRunner or CrossTourer to our markets....and what makes...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,950
Posted By The Walrus
:poser plurics S10 is heavy and although...

:poser

plurics S10 is heavy and although he's an outstanding rider, even he couldn't keep it afloat in the Baja sand....as opposed to my 990 Adventure which literally sailed through that section,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,065
Posted By The Walrus
I would say that my 950 and 990 Adventure were...

I would say that my 950 and 990 Adventure were disturbing in cross winds while at highway speeds. that is simply not true of my Adventure R. This is such a planted bike and the Stability Control...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,953
Posted By The Walrus
When I checked the Metzler site, for my weight...

When I checked the Metzler site, for my weight range, the bar measurements on Karoo 3's worked out to be 40lb rear and 34 lb front. My tps sensors seem to be spot on for my hand measurements. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22,220
Views: 2,019,239
Posted By The Walrus
Yea, Christmas in 5 years.... I got...

Yea, Christmas in 5 years....




I got sucked in to their vision....wife is an avid cyclist.....this is their 9th update....and 4th delay....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,411
Posted By The Walrus
This is an option I have in the Flea Market for...

This is an option I have in the Flea Market for the 950/990 Adventure....moved on to the 1190R. It works great with either a 1 or 1.75 gallon RotoPax. I've just used a safety leash/strap to guarantee...
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