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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By CA Stu
You must have noticed an incredible amount of...

You must have noticed an incredible amount of smoke, no?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By CA Stu
$4000? You could buy a whole new 2011 KLR for...

$4000? You could buy a whole new 2011 KLR for that, easy.

I bet you could find a used engine for less than $800 and slap it in your frame and be ready to rock again for less than $1200 (after an...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 15,631
Posted By CA Stu
A solid effort. :thumb Congrats!

A solid effort. :thumb

Congrats!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By CA Stu
Bluhduh http://ca-stu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Cycle-World-...

http://ca-stu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Cycle-World-Sierrs-Adv-Raly-9/i-rGZvGTs/0/XL/12-XL.jpg

Good times! :D
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,244
Views: 537,637
Posted By CA Stu
I do own the tools, just was a bit surprised to...

I do own the tools, just was a bit surprised to not have them in the factory tool kit!

I have the Motion Pro T-6 Hex axle tool and a folding Allen wrench set, looks like I'm packing them with me...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 618,223
Posted By CA Stu
http://ca-stu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Shop-pics/i-...

http://ca-stu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Shop-pics/i-4vpfcPQ/0/L/1-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,244
Views: 537,637
Posted By CA Stu
I have the same seat, and I try to park in the...

I have the same seat, and I try to park in the shade. :D

What else I have done when there is no shade is to use a bicycle cable lock to secure my helmet to the grab rails and set it on the part of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 14,746
Posted By CA Stu
There are no words that can express my sorrow and...

There are no words that can express my sorrow and having to miss this event.
In my absence please fart in each other's tents until you're guts explode out of your butt holes.
Warmest regards
CA...
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By CA Stu
You may be looking at an older catalog. :D I...

You may be looking at an older catalog. :D

I know the Arrow fits my 2014 quite nicely. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13,625
Views: 1,359,148
Posted By CA Stu
Water pump bolt in the front of my freshly...

Water pump bolt in the front of my freshly installed 5.0 motor in my 1967 Bronco was a good one. I remember thinking "I just bolted on all manner of shit around that!" ...and of course, no way could...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13,625
Views: 1,359,148
Posted By CA Stu
If you can get off the covers like DD suggested,...

If you can get off the covers like DD suggested, and get a good pair of Vice Grips anchored to the broken bolt at a right angle, it'll be chicken soup.

Trust me, I've broken enough bolts.

You...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 555,256
Posted By CA Stu
Awesome job. :thumb Will elevation changes...

Awesome job. :thumb

Will elevation changes require adjustments?
Forum: Asia 09-09-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By CA Stu
Not a "For Sale" thread, moved to Regionals -...

Not a "For Sale" thread, moved to Regionals - Asia
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,089
Posted By CA Stu
Really sorry to hear about this, hope you both...

Really sorry to hear about this, hope you both recover quickly.

Best wishes
Stu
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 15,631
Posted By CA Stu
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 555,256
Posted By CA Stu
http://assets1.triumphmotorcycles.com/files/conten...

http://assets1.triumphmotorcycles.com/files/content/en-us/CA-CC_Series_OHB_US_EN.pdf

Page 40 :

"The engine stop switch is for emergency use.
If an emergency arises which requires the
engine...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,695
Views: 618,223
Posted By CA Stu
Happy Camp, CA: ...

Happy Camp, CA:

http://ca-stu.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Oregon-7-2014/i-dBcHqgf/0/X2/3-X2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13,625
Views: 1,359,148
Posted By CA Stu
Gasket scraper? Roloc...

Gasket scraper?

Roloc (http://www.3m.com/product/information/Roloc-Disc-Pad-Holder.html) on a die grinder / drill?
Easy peasy.
Get some softer ones as well as some of the more aggressive ones,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By CA Stu
Way better flotation in sand, especially on...

Way better flotation in sand, especially on heavier, underpowered bikes.

Hard to get that 90/90 21" on top of the sand without a lot of speed on a heavy bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 47,606
Posted By CA Stu
This isn't really "Beast" specific any more,...

This isn't really "Beast" specific any more, moved to The Perfect Line...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 555,256
Posted By CA Stu
How about a simple lever and cable setup on the...

How about a simple lever and cable setup on the bars at your left thumb, like a lot of carbed bikes?
My Husky TE 610 is EFI and it has a cold start enricher right there.

I understand it's an...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13,625
Views: 1,359,148
Posted By CA Stu
Had a similar thing happen one New Year's Day on...

Had a similar thing happen one New Year's Day on Banner Grade East of Julian.

Riding with 3 other guys on KLRs, 2 I knew well and one I'd never met. Never Met decides to try and keep up with one...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,321
Posted By CA Stu
Just to address the front wheel size difference,...

Just to address the front wheel size difference, I'm no road racer but the limiting factor for lean angle on my XC (on the stock tires) is the center stand. :deal
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,321
Posted By CA Stu
Is it too heavy for dirt? Yes and no. :D ...

Is it too heavy for dirt? Yes and no. :D
Depends on yor definition of dirt, I guess.
I have a TE 610 for dirt riding, I mainly got this thing to do some extended rides, back road exploring, with...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,321
Posted By CA Stu
2 months for me. After 2000+ mile week long...

2 months for me.

After 2000+ mile week long trip and a few days commuting, I can't think of anywhere I would have preferred the 800 Roadie. There's just no advantage to it!
My XC is just an...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 555,256
Posted By CA Stu
I kinda agree. I live on a dirt road, and...

I kinda agree.

I live on a dirt road, and the last 50 yards before it meets asphalt is a fairly steep downhill (1st gear on a mountain bike coming up it),and I know the rear will lock and pulse...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,821
Posted By CA Stu
I look forward to the day I visit The Roadhouse,...

I look forward to the day I visit The Roadhouse, and woe betide the nefarious individuals who dare to try to impede this iconic venue of ADV legend!

Good luck, men! :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By CA Stu
Question 2014 Cycle World Adventure Rally - Sierras - China Peak Sept. 25-28

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/adv-main-banner_MTv2.jpg

http://www.cycleworld.com/adventure-rally-sierra-edition/

Anyone doing this? :ear
Forum: Europe 08-25-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By CA Stu
Not concerning "Access issues, Action Alerts, and...

Not concerning "Access issues, Action Alerts, and Conservation Measures", moved to Regionals - Europe.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By CA Stu
I'd expect your rentals to get at least 180 miles...

I'd expect your rentals to get at least 180 miles on a tank if they are stock.
I could be on the low side, but I'd rather err on the side of caution. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By CA Stu
This thread and the author may be able to give...

This thread and the author may be able to give you a lot of ideas:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=725976&highlight=moab

I've ridden Moab on my KLR a few times, and you are in for a...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,469
Posted By CA Stu
Agree all the way round. You're going...

Agree all the way round.



You're going to be surprised how light the stock can is when you take it off.
I know I was.
My 1050 can weighed about a ton, the Arrow for it was significantly...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21,404
Views: 3,800,181
Posted By CA Stu
I want to see the "after" pictures of those...

I want to see the "after" pictures of those tires. :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 555,812
Posted By CA Stu
http://shrani.si/f/17/q5/4BwiAeAj/img5370.jpg ...

http://shrani.si/f/17/q5/4BwiAeAj/img5370.jpg

From http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1003013
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-20-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,053
Posted By CA Stu
Not a ride report - moved

Not a ride report - moved
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,397
Posted By CA Stu
Just plead insanity! :jump If it's week#2,...

Just plead insanity! :jump

If it's week#2, in!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-14-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By CA Stu
Not a ride report- moved to Regionals.

Not a ride report- moved to Regionals.
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,489
Posted By CA Stu
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,308
Posted By CA Stu
Well done, sir! :thumb

Well done, sir! :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 134,431
Posted By CA Stu
I think the Forest Service is your best bet for...

I think the Forest Service is your best bet for info on trail closures.

Just off a quick Google: Los Angeles (http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/angeles/about-forest/?cid=STELPRDB5288322)
Big Bear
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