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Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,548
Posted By El Desmo
Space Blanket

I never seem to be comfortable much below the mid forties. I sleep in a 20 degree bag with one of the reactor bags on an air pad. Last spring in the Sierras it got cold enough that I used my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,902
Posted By El Desmo
Thanks guys. I'll get another seal and try it...

Thanks guys. I'll get another seal and try it again. Though I won't have the tool that seats the seal, I should be able to duplicate the depth.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,902
Posted By El Desmo
Weepy seal under slave unit.

I've got a similar problem with the transmission seal. My clutch got oiled when this seal failed and I replaced it (and the clutch). I did create the weep hole before reinstalling the clutch slave...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,618
Posted By El Desmo
Sometimes.

I've checked into places that offered to let me park where the night staff could keep an eye out for my bike. Sometimes south of the border I was told to park where the velador [night watchman] was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-28-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,480
Posted By El Desmo
My GS parked on Cannery Row on a Moto GP weekend...

My GS parked on Cannery Row on a Moto GP weekend a couple of years ago.http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_3041_zpsd00e4012.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,037
Posted By El Desmo
The worst part? The summer tourist. Luckily,...

The worst part? The summer tourist. Luckily, that's should be getting better by the day, now that Labor Day is upon us. And the other for me is the super-slab. Avoid it when you can and you'll stay...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,185
Views: 608,028
Posted By El Desmo
Guzzi Police Speedo'

I've got a Guzzi Police style speedo listed in the FM.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907201

I also have a Vetter Windjammer III fairing that fits the loopframe Ambos. Shipping...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,512
Posted By El Desmo
I like stuff that shows the test of time. ...

I like stuff that shows the test of time. They're only original once, and you can never go back.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 250,802
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/P...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/PDXRUN/APrtlndwrd_zpsc31fda62.jpg
Been a Goose fan for a while.Always good to have a couple around, just to remind me what it used to be like.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 470,578
Posted By El Desmo
New BLM campground out behind Lone Pine, CA.....

New BLM campground out behind Lone Pine, CA.. Running water and pit toilets for five bucks a night. State campgrounds by the highway get $35.00. It really pays to explore!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-01-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,873
Views: 470,578
Posted By El Desmo
On the trip home from Moto Gp Laguna Seca. At the...

On the trip home from Moto Gp Laguna Seca. At the bottom of Tioga pass. Always a good bet during peak tourist season.http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_5253.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 22,438
Posted By El Desmo
I wanted to go with T-Rex, but my wife dubbed it...

I wanted to go with T-Rex, but my wife dubbed it the "Chuckwagon", and it stuck.

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/HappyPlace.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,456
Posted By El Desmo
The temp sure makes a difference in tire wear. I...

The temp sure makes a difference in tire wear. I spent about a year in Portland, Ore.and was amazed at the mileage I got from my Tourance tires. At least a couple thousand miles more than usual....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,010,432
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_6290-2.jpg
El Mirage dry lakebed, So Cal
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,911
Posted By El Desmo
Coleman white gas

My Dad ran some through his chevy pick-up once. It was on the way home from a camp trip and we had run out of fuel. Seemed to run fine. Was enough to get us to the next village where we bought fuel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By El Desmo
San Felipe 250

Been thinking about a trip down myself. I'd be on the 1150 and camping if I did go. Maybe I'll keep an eye on this thread and take it from there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-01-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By El Desmo
Hey Motomethod!

We saw you folks in town [San Felipe] one night! The wife and I were having some fish tacos on the malecon and your gang rode in. We dined at the table right next to yours. Sorry I missed that bus. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,232
Posted By El Desmo
Skyline

I'm thinking I might come crash your party, what with it being in my recently adopted neck of the woods. Maybe meet a few folks. The wife says I could use some social interaction. See y'all there!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 205,910
Posted By El Desmo
After dark.

After dark.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 229,378
Posted By El Desmo
Yeah, I like that.

Yeah, I like that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 228,085
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/C...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/Canonpics032.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,149
Posted By El Desmo
Canned Heat, " Long Way From L.A. " Little...

Canned Heat, " Long Way From L.A. "
Little Feat, " Willin' " , and " Holding down the Home Ground "
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-28-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,781
Views: 379,718
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_2248.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 224,383
Posted By El Desmo
Lizard Head Pass, Colorado ...

Lizard Head Pass, Colorado


http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_2310-1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,891
Posted By El Desmo
http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/I...

http://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/IMG_3351.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8,101
Views: 7,634,443
Posted By El Desmo
Fixing a flat, not more than 20 min. after...

Fixing a flat, not more than 20 min. after getting a performance award. After 20 years of riding behind me, putting her on her own bike is still one of the best, and scariest, things I've ever done....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-27-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 778,863
Posted By El Desmo
heres...

heres minehttp://i930.photobucket.com/albums/ad149/ElDesmo/rideIMG0001.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By El Desmo
Tired tire in the PDX

Ran up to Portland to hang with my sweetheart for a few days and now I see the rear tire on my GS is toast! Where can I pick a Metzler and get It mounted near the Tualatin area. Closer is better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 225,092
Posted By El Desmo
One time headed home up Hwy. 50 when I spot a...

One time headed home up Hwy. 50 when I spot a semi tractor being pulled by a tow truck, nose up on the tow rig. Switch to the left lane to pass and as I go by the front wheel bearing (looked to be...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,754
Posted By El Desmo
I have to agree, a great sport tourer! My wife...

I have to agree, a great sport tourer! My wife rides an '04 with the tall screen and high bars. I get to sneak it out myself sometimes and I really enjoy it. She rode a R1100RS before this bike. She...
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