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Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 44,534
Posted By Bikerjosh
ride

Good luck. Looking forward to seeing pictures of your adventure, thanks for letting this desk jockey ride a long at least in spirit.:freaky
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
One of the guys (name escapes me, but Tony's...

One of the guys (name escapes me, but Tony's buddy(Tony from San Jose)) had those on his bike for our 160+ mile 1/2 Sheet Iron in Mendo forest. Lots of dirt, rocks and streams. He actually did really...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
In almost every case the CARB compliant nozzles...

In almost every case the CARB compliant nozzles may keep errant vapors from escaping from the can while stationary (debatable) when you go to actually use them you will spill more liquid nevermind...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
Can: Kolpin 1.25 gallon (49 state...

Can: Kolpin 1.25 gallon (49 state model-shhhhhhhh) No issues seals awesome on its side or upside down. No crazy CARB spigot.

Boots: Sidi Discovery - Exterior metal front caps, very sturdy, but...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
wider good, don't de-evolve wa_medic

You can only go wider. Remember girth is important:rofl-Sorry couldn't resist.
Hitting Fort Bragg on Saturday after leaving Willits....
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
welcome to the club. Installed mine the night...

welcome to the club. Installed mine the night before I left for DV last fall.
As an aside for anyone in Northern Cal (bay area) we have a ride scheduled for next saturday, June 15th starting in...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
No experience but revlok is no longer in business...

No experience but revlok is no longer in business of motor cycle clutches I believe. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 1,149,671
Posted By Bikerjosh
My TW build

Started life as a 2001 TW, originally bought for my gf. After she stopped riding it, I started modding it.
Highlights- banshee rear shock w/custom spacer and v-star spring, set of RT180 forks...
Forum: Racing 11-30-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 32,905
Posted By Bikerjosh
F' Yeah I'll get my sister in law to translate...

F' Yeah I'll get my sister in law to translate while my nephews terrorize my cats.:freaky
josh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,411
Posted By Bikerjosh
Pleasant Canyon-Southpark

Too funny I did that loop last Friday November 12th. Awesome, got rained out last Febuary when I tried to ride it.
Joshhttp://i613.photobucket.com/albums/tt215/bikerjosh/Death%20Valley2010/003-3.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-25-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,030
Posted By Bikerjosh
Unit is unavailble online from REI as of 5/24 20:00 PST

Checked local Bay Area REI's, they are flying off the shelves. Yesterday I found two stores that started with 10+ units in stock and ended with zero.
Local Berkeley store thought they might be...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-23-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,030
Posted By Bikerjosh
CSx unit or bundle for 20 more?

That's the same thing I'm wondering. Is the topo 2006 version any good? Already have an old version of topo, but not sure if I would be better served by just using my dividend at REI and getting the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 38,176
Posted By Bikerjosh
Ok you got me; but more importantly we do lose an...

Ok you got me; but more importantly we do lose an hour of light.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 38,176
Posted By Bikerjosh
DV 2010-fall ?

Yep, there are a lot of dangers in riding solo. I carry a radio, a SPOT, and a cell when I ride, not to mention leaving detailed route directions with those that are watching my SPOT tracking logs...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 38,176
Posted By Bikerjosh
Thanks for all the great pictures

I couldn't make the March trip due to work projects, but was able to spend 4 days at the end of Feb. Great time revisiting steel pass (finally found the marble bath), goler and mangal were fun as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,630
Posted By Bikerjosh
DV trip photos

Keep the photos coming. Heading to DV at the end of Feb:clap . It's been almost a year. Way too long.:freaky
Nice pics so far thanks
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By Bikerjosh
Acerbis discontinued their fender brace?

Crap, just when I need one I can't find them anymore. Anyone know of a another company that makes a low profile brace? I guess I could make something up, but would likely look like hell.
:ear
as...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Bikerjosh
Rangers and bikes

Been throughout DV on 3 different bikes, as long as they see a plate no problem. See if you can find a link on their sight for "Backroads Driving Map" put out a couple years ago mentions most of the...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Bikerjosh
Vholdr & ContourHD by Twenty20

I had one of the vholdr cams and sold it when I got offered an early deal on a new Contour HD. The Contour cams have higher image quality, new mic, switchable recording formats and can take MicroSD...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-07-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,387
Posted By Bikerjosh
Update on GPS V woes...

:huh
Bought a new USB to serial port connector but my computer wouldn't recognize the GPS (referred to it as a USB storage device). Downloaded the drivers from Garmin for USB to serial port...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,387
Posted By Bikerjosh
Same problem here.

My position got eliminated and they took back my laptop (had a seriel port), my new laptop (broke down and bought one for personal use) doesn't have one. I have serial to USB connector that worked on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bikerjosh
Spot

PM sent as well.
Josh
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-05-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 594,670
Posted By Bikerjosh
SPOT results

Had mine since XMAS fired up for a few trips already. 100% of messages went through. Used the "track" feature both in my car and on my motorcycle. Works awesome. Once you know the limitations and...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
My 1989 Transalp is on the fleamarket in Bay Area, CA

:cry (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9318120#post9318120)
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9318120#post9318120

Job elimination, and a demotion/paycut coupled...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By Bikerjosh
KLR650 possible pilot jet issue?

So my ultra dependable klr650 has developed an issue. Work has left me away from home and the bike for about 2 months. The only thing in the tank is a little "sea foam". I have to leave out of town...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Ebay Pegs

Glad to help Hotmamaandme-
Yep you'll still use your existing springs.:freaky
Have a great weekend.
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Pegs-Ebay

Those are the ones I bought for my 89'. A little filing and longer cleavis pins and you're good. I bought a set for a 250TTR worked great. Now I need to pick up another set for a tw200 I just picked...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Hmmmmm Carb? or ??????? So close yet so far...

in the seemingly never ending saga of getting my alp back on the road here's the lastest chapter.

Ok finally got the carbs back on my 89'. Replaced slow and main jets, float valve filter,float...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Noob question..

Ok when replacing the two foam filters (1.5" x 1") that reside in the little boxes on top of carbs, do they need to sprayed with oil? If so what type?
thanks:ear
Josh
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
cheap Pegs on ebay.

I have a set of the same pegs as shandy has, haven't tried them out as my carbs are still off the bike; trying to get up the courage to install them and see if all the work paid off. I have another...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By Bikerjosh
KLR overheating problem

Same thing happened to mine. Checked fuse looked good, but replaced anyway. Bought the relay $17 at a Toyota dealership. Ding ding ding. Works like a champ. While I was in there, I flushed and loaded...
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Carb removal? why won't they let go.

WTF! Trying to removing the carbs. unhooked throttle and choke cables, loosened the insulator band screws and hoses. Can't lift carbs. They move a little but won't come out. I don't know why I'm so...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,856
Posted By Bikerjosh
Twin piston-oversized kit

Cool. Looking forward to the report.:lurk
Josh
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Right side upper cowl-search white 89'

The more I take apart my transalp, the more quirky(sp) or broken:huh things I find. While removing the upper side cowls and tank I discovered why the right side cowl did not seem so secure and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bikerjosh
KLR650 fan fixed

Thanks for all the help. Picked up a relay at Toyota, about $16 with tax.
While I had everything apart, I went ahead and flushed the cooling system and used a zerex race coolant 10%-90% distilled...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,856
Posted By Bikerjosh
Someone on the other(in my world) site did it.

:ear I think this is the same item someone on klr650.net bought and installed.
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=42440

Josh
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Santa's project

Oh SNAP! Looking good glen. What forks are those?
josh:clap
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17,283
Views: 5,109,564
Posted By Bikerjosh
Bluhduh More frozen nuts!!!

Ok every project grinds to a halt or slows down due to stuck bolts or nuts on this bike. Has anyone had a tough time taking apart the rear turn signal stalks? I'm trying to loosen the nuts that the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By Bikerjosh
Can an 08' KLR fork/disk protector mod to fit ....

....an 07' or earlier? Just a thought, the gun solvent is getting to the old noggin' time for some fresh air.

Here's a link:

http://www.tpi4x4.com/KLR650/Covers.html

Just curious-Josh...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By Bikerjosh
Fan help, relay

jgon632- You Rock! Thanks. I'm headed to the toyota dealer. I owe you a beer.:clap
Josh
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