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Forum: Asia 02-06-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,728
Posted By Trouble
Buy locally

Yep, not paying that kind of money for a brand name helmet here.
IF, I was going back to US anytime soon I would pick one up.

But, as much use and abuse as it's going to get, the Real brand will...
Forum: Asia 09-30-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,728
Posted By Trouble
Thailander needs helmet

I'm living in Chiang Mai and I want to buy a Honda CRF250L and do some riding around up north.

I have most of the gear BUT a good helmet.
The one helmet I know I can wear if mail ordered is the...
Forum: Asia 10-26-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,379
Posted By Trouble
This is a great idea

Searching around for things to do in January and I come across this post :clap

I'm thinking I'll wait until the rush of Christmas/New Years tourists leave and head to Chiang Mi Jan 7 for 2-4 weeks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,574
Posted By Trouble
There are GS-13's running around in DC and not...

There are GS-13's running around in DC and not one of them came up with this idea? Fuck me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,260,518
Posted By Trouble
I've done lower Chiva on foot, mountain bike and...

I've done lower Chiva on foot, mountain bike and KTM 450. Tried it once in 1994 with my Toyota 4x4...not happening...BUT, I can't imagine coming out with a bike in the back. Hats off to ya, well...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,082
Posted By Trouble
I did try FB, he's not there as a lot of people...

I did try FB, he's not there as a lot of people aren't there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21,497
Views: 1,587,082
Posted By Trouble
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Trouble
Great Info

Thanks for all the great input.

It looks like I'll be going up hwy 1 from SF and staying in Fort Bragg instead of Ukiah. After all, it's suppose to be a 'coastal' trip as much as possible.

No...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-01-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Trouble
Last year when I was in Petaluma we hit...

Last year when I was in Petaluma we hit Lagunitas.

I'll be doing this the 2nd week of June...sorry, should have mentioned that.

My plan was to go straight up 101 from Ukiah to Eureka...would I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Trouble
Northern Cali/Oregon Breweries

I'm doing a brewery tour up from San Fran, through Oregon into Portland.
First stop is Ukiah.
Which brewery is recommended for their beer and food? Mendocino or Ukiah Brewery?

Next stop is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Trouble
Speaking of Fish n Chips; Anyone know how the...

Speaking of Fish n Chips; Anyone know how the chow is at Harbor Fish and Chips in Oceanside?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Trouble
Have you eaten at this place?

Have you eaten at this place?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Trouble
Seafood joint Oceanside/Carlsbad

I'll be in the area this weekend (David Grey concert) and my wife and I want to chow down on some great seafood.
Where do you local folks go when you want some tasty seafood?
Not the ubber...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-11-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,612
Posted By Trouble
Could you park the truck at Casabel Rd & E3 Links...

Could you park the truck at Casabel Rd & E3 Links Rd and take a non plated bike on this? With the only risk being getting stopped obviously.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-10-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By Trouble
This worked even better. Thanks again. When...

This worked even better. Thanks again.

When I was trying this before, I was short cutting the step of file/open/downloads and trying to pull the gpx file from the download popup on the dock...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-09-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By Trouble
Thanks

ravenranger, muchas gracias. That link for the GPS Visualizer was perfect. I downloaded the file from this thread and selected it from the GPS Visualizer "choose file". It converted it into a .kmz...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-09-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,304
Posted By Trouble
Apple friendly too

ravenranger and goodtimes,

Do either of you have these rides in a .kmz file that can be put up on Google Earth?
I'd love to check out and try these rides.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,091
Posted By Trouble
2007 KTM 450 XCW It's been a pretty reliable...

2007 KTM 450 XCW

It's been a pretty reliable bike. It's taken a beating and I like it.
Maintenance has been easy. I've done everything myself so far.
Right side fork seal has failed (75 hours)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Trouble
I'm late

Sorry about the late post.

We are riding this morning. Leave Tucson around 7am be at the airstrip...???how long it takes to get there.

The airstrip is down Empire Rd. left at the T and you'll...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2009, 01:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,529
Posted By Trouble
Inconsiderate people exist in 'gigantic'...

Inconsiderate people exist in 'gigantic' quantities. Most of them lack what I call AKC. Awareness, Knowledge and Consideration.
I wouldn't be surprised if they were laughing and thinking that what...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Trouble
I've been doing a lot of riding in the Las...

I've been doing a lot of riding in the Las Cienagas also. There seems to be endless two track.
There are a couple of entry points depending on where you plan to ride.

We will be riding from the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,260,518
Posted By Trouble
Cienega Creek

We've taken the tracks out of Benson to Mescal/J-Six Rd. Cut through the hood and picked up the PL to 83.

Raven, if you went as far as Marsh Station Rd, that's Cienga Creek that flows under I-10....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,260,518
Posted By Trouble
Formation

While on a mtb ride this morning I saw the 3 flying in formation.
So...is the airshow this weekend?

Enjoyed the Nimbus gathering.

Seeing Low Down's Husky 610 has me itchin for one or a KTM...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15,410
Views: 1,260,518
Posted By Trouble
I'll probably get there early. :slurp

I'll probably get there early. :slurp
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Trouble
How'bout this one?

Is this tank large enough to handle filling tires?
http://www.amazon.com/Makita-MAC700-Horsepower-Gallon-Compressor/dp/B0001Q2VK0/ref=pd_bbs_sr_11?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1229462252&sr=8-11
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Trouble
I never even saw that place when we were up...

I never even saw that place when we were up there. Shoot, that fish looks delicious.
I prefer places like that though, give the independent the business.
Sadly it's too far away from Seattle for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By Trouble
Puget/Seattle area; Smoked Salmon

Last July, my wife and I were out in the Olympics and the coast for a week of hiking and camping. On our way back we came across Sunrise Meats in Port Angeles.
We loaded a CamelBak full of smoked...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 243,346
Posted By Trouble
Changed four tires

Just wanted to add;
To those of you who are skeeered to change tires on your off-road bike...it ain't that bad.
Like Schopinsky said, "If your strugglin, you're doing something wrong."
After...
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,520
Posted By Trouble
No Toil

So far I have been pleased with the performance, ease of use and clean up with the No Toil stuff.
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,615
Posted By Trouble
Who says it's going to be better? Who says...

Who says it's going to be better?
Who says it's worth $9K
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Trouble
I'm assuming your talking about the top as that's...

I'm assuming your talking about the top as that's what I had problems with.
The short answer is that the fork tube needs to be aligned inside the headtube and have pressure from the bottom so that...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By Trouble
More good advice

She and I worked on positioning on the bike for cornering and traction and she was doing great. More of that once she gets on the bike again.
Once she understood clutch control/slipping, it opened...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By Trouble
Good advice

Thanks to those who offered up the sound advice.

Throttle cams seem like they'll help with the first issue and other than novices and begginers seem to use them for that very purpose.
The heavier...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By Trouble
This is good...I'll show her this :deal She...

This is good...I'll show her this :deal

She actually was "getting used to it" and along with a lot of instructions from me and practice she was getting the whole clutch control and throttle...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By Trouble
It's not so much the midrange for her. It's...

It's not so much the midrange for her. It's right off idle. She can't seem to control the quick throttle twist (it's almost entertaining, but I don't want to see her get hurt), especially when she...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2008, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,761
Posted By Trouble
De-tuning; taking the punch out

How can I make my wife's KTM 450 XCW a little more manageble for her?
She needs a couple of weeks or maybe a month or two ???, to get her riding and confidence back up (recovered from knee surgery)...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,269
Posted By Trouble
Switchin

Not being a loyal customer of KTM, next year I too will seriously consider a Husaberg. I'm not unhappy with my KTM, just sayin...then again there's the XR650 for those long rides...and what about...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Trouble
Magura Clutch Lever

After one of my wife's left side crashes, she was retrieving the MC from under the tree, in doing so she pulled the handlebars (left side) towards the back of the bike and the clutch lever in the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By Trouble
1st bike

First bike eh?
You're a large lad, and a 250 just ain't gunna cut it, you're much too big for that bike, you'll kill the suspension and stress the engine. It might turn you sour to riding.
A 650...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Trouble
Ramp, folding type

I'm in the market for a ramp, preferably a folding (2 piece) type.
I have a Toyota 4x4 and a KTM 450...The ramp I've bored is about 8' long, straight type, not arched and it was not that easy to...
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