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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,096
Posted By visualizerent
http://scribe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Man-Ball-in-...

http://scribe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Man-Ball-in-Coloutahrado-2014/i-5mxH5H6/0/L/bridal%20veil%20falls-e-L.jpg
"And a killer view of a nice little shack perched up on the mountain over Bridal Veil...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,930
Posted By visualizerent
Just got back from riding most of the Tour of...

Just got back from riding most of the Tour of Idaho T1(skipped the desert, and the Fish Butte trail).
Now that I got a feel for the lay of the land, I'm going back next year for a giant adv bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By visualizerent
This is a way cool,fun,casual event each month....

This is a way cool,fun,casual event each month. Lots of rare,exotic and unusual rides.

See if this video link works...jb
Throwbacks Thursday, Paco's Tacos Grass Valley, C:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
i'm going to join Troop on the 350 excf. i'll be...

i'm going to join Troop on the 350 excf. i'll be returning from the Reno Air Races on the 350 and looking for some more riding after part 2 of the tour of Idaho....we'll meet enroute.

jb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Hey Kug! No worries, we can customize an...

Hey Kug!

No worries, we can customize an easy, scenic, back in the saddle ride just for you next season.

I know about getting back in the saddle after a riding injury. With time, effort and...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13,104
Views: 1,258,261
Posted By visualizerent
Aftermarket Exhaust

What's a favorite modern aftermarket exhaust guys are running nowadays on these old thumpers. Saw a big ol' modern can on an old XL250 RVFC- sounded great! Any Ideas?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
How far did you get on the T-3 in June? was snow...

How far did you get on the T-3 in June? was snow a problem? Which bike?

I think it would be fun to launch from Nevada City on adv bikes, backroads to Soldier Meadows, Bog Hot (Denio), T-2 to T-3...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
JKing! That's a loaded question on a public...

JKing!

That's a loaded question on a public forum:evil! And I agree with the website (http://www.motorcyclejazz.com/TID_Route_Description.htm).

I'd take the 400 with a big tank,and scout it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
NCWR Downieville Dual Sport Ride Sept 27 2014

Here's another chance to ride all these trails as a group this year,
The Nevada County Woods Riders are hosting their annual Downieville Dual Sport/ Adventure ride on Sat. Sept 27, 2014.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
That was you guys with the grenaded xmission this...

That was you guys with the grenaded xmission this year! What a bummer!

Regardless, you guys gotta make it back up there...

Stu, keep us posted on your 690 adventures here. ("I must have one")
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-19-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,932,217
Posted By visualizerent
Don't need to remove tank fer an oil change, just...

Don't need to remove tank fer an oil change, just rig up a long bit of tubing to a funnel to fill and burp the frame.

Here's how I did it.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d141/StuInFH/201...

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d141/StuInFH/20140808_130102_zps0ba22344.jpg

Stu! You gotta new 690?
shit hot! Good looking set up. That's what I'm aiming for next for an "adventure" bike. What...
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
TID T1 Day 1 (first part) 2014 video

Here's some more Tour of Idaho stuff from 2 weeks ago pre riding some of the tracks on the 350 EXC-F
Day 1-first part, Weston to Downey along the ridge tops-fun stuff.

Cool new tune from AMC's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
Tour of Idaho Day 3 video

I think the KTM 350 EXC-F with a big tank is the perfect machine for a grueling event like the Tour of Idaho (http://motorcyclejazz.com/TID_Route_Description.htm),
a 7 day, 1500 mile dirt ride from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
[ hey Skippi, try posting your request over...

[
hey Skippi, try posting your request over here on the local Reno area Adv thread...
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=601450&page=88

I bet youll get a taker!

Juan
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
Yes I have been...I've been thinking about him...

Yes I have been...I've been thinking about him every time I get too close to a tree sticking out.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3849/14641055057_878567fb5e_z.jpg
RAILROAD RIDGE-IDAHO 10,000'+...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
10,000' performance vid

here's a video of the ktm350EXC-F performance at 10,000' MSL. It just rips. Stock fuel mapping, stock smog. 5000 miles on bike so far.

This is Railroad Ridge on the Tour of Idaho last week....
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5582/14708338145_7f...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5582/14708338145_7ff7dbbecd_c.jpg
CHIMNEY ROCK TRAIL EAST END
Two thumbs up Catfish...keep it coming. Looks good!

Juan
Nevada City
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
To balance the wheels and keep 'em light I've...

To balance the wheels and keep 'em light I've removed the rim locks. No problemos. 13/48 gearing, she rips...
D606 front
MT 43 rear
Tire pressure as required for the ride.

Juan
Nevada City,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Little Wan thanks for the quick update. Lotsa...

Little Wan thanks for the quick update. Lotsa folks thinking about you. Get better soon.
Come join us on a machine of your own!

We finally got Birthday Boy Mike up to Chimney Rock trail on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Skippii yer a great sport! and long distance...

Skippii yer a great sport! and long distance endurance rider. Love the Hobbit analogy!

Plus you give a great interview...check it out..."fun with Skippii"
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
Don't need a GPS, just go out Main Street...

Don't need a GPS, just go out Main Street downtown Downieville and follow the signs. The trail starts right on the East edge of town.

When yer in town pick up this map at any MTB shop in town. JB...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Keep paddling...I hear banjos...

Keep paddling...I hear banjos...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,574
Posted By visualizerent
Downieville this weekend

Downieville Trails, Gold Lake camping, July 17-21, 2014 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=979683)

The fun has already begun, we'll need some fresh riders this weekend. Bring a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
First Divide Trail video

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
OK the fun's already started, only 50 miles of...

OK the fun's already started, only 50 miles of beautiful Downieville singletrack today primarily due to the heat and the D.T's as happy hour fast approached...6 riders today lead by none other than...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Is it tomorrow yet? I'm gonna try and catch you...

Is it tomorrow yet? I'm gonna try and catch you guys Thurs AM before you head out riding.
Juan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Looks like some kinda crazy Adv reunion...! I...

Looks like some kinda crazy Adv reunion...!
I gotta get some celebrity video interviews.

I would like to discourage the big bikes on the designated singletrack, but highly encourage em on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Waay too hot for DV! Just head to Packer Lake...

Waay too hot for DV!
Just head to Packer Lake Sierra County and ask around, pretty small area.

Try a Pirelli MT 43 in the rear and knobbie in front like a Dunlop 606. Plenty of traction at low...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/14458160500_8a...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2920/14458160500_8a8cd9aa5d_c.jpg
ADDITIONAL DISPERSED CAMPING OPTION (RT. CIRCLE)

I was up there yesterday and realized I forgot to mention additional dispersed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Hop-Sing! get up here! Can u bring a trials bike...

Hop-Sing! get up here! Can u bring a trials bike too and give us a demo?
Isn't that u kissin' the front fender while climbing the tree trials bike video? JB
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
Bring it man! I'll bring the Mandolin...check it...

Bring it man! I'll bring the Mandolin...check it out, pickin with the boys in the kitchen gettin' ready for the local Bluegrass Festival earlier this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SORuTqFQlEU...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,932,217
Posted By visualizerent
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5507/14456886690_31...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5507/14456886690_317d26b378.jpg
THE PATIENT

Got it -thanks! I would have blown right past the fuel filter in the carb inlet.

"When in doubt, rip it out..." I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,932,217
Posted By visualizerent
640A fuel issues

ok, after a brief search right here on ADv, that "thingy mounted aft of the carb" is a vacuum operated fuel pump that continues to keep fuel pumping to the carb when the fuel level is low (below the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8,886
Views: 1,932,217
Posted By visualizerent
2003 640A Fuel system question

I picked up a 2003 640 Adventure last March and she's still not running quite right.

When pinned wide open under a heavy load in low gear (hill climb, sand washes) it seems to starve for fuel,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 352,668
Posted By visualizerent
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Here's a valve check how to video I just did on my 2013 KTM 350 EXC-F.

4300+ miles...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
I'm planning on Fri-Sun and grabbing whatever is...

I'm planning on Fri-Sun and grabbing whatever is left over for camping.

We can route plan some more then. Just pick a couple must see trails for the day and we can figure out a reasonable, fun...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
That Packsaddle Campground is nice, and it gets...

That Packsaddle Campground is nice, and it gets you to the good riding quicker and easier than going through the rocks around Gold Lake. plenty of swimming nearby. I think it's worth the price...
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
I had not seen that before, thanks for...

I had not seen that before, thanks for posting..."just one little mistake"...
Them boys were clipping right along, and points out the hazard of riding in a tight group on some of these trails.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,831
Posted By visualizerent
OK, I got the dates off for this weekend of...

OK, I got the dates off for this weekend of debauchery and Ibuprofen!..
Here's another neat historic as of yet undesignated trail not far from Gold Lake we could check out on the small bikes.
...
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