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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Mik
Beer is isn't just food...it's perfect food. ...

Beer is isn't just food...it's perfect food.

The gig is only 3 1/2 months out of the year (yes I understand it gets warm down there)?

"enjoy rural living" such understatement!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,392
Posted By Mik
Great to hear Mark's getting the care he needs! ...

Great to hear Mark's getting the care he needs! Recover soon and strong, and yeah see you at next WMRS!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 33,163
Posted By Mik
408 was a typo, sorry, I meant 406.

408 was a typo, sorry, I meant 406.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 33,163
Posted By Mik
The ACR Terrafix 406 I bought was discontinued,...

The ACR Terrafix 406 I bought was discontinued, hence the closeout price, the online retailer no longer carries them.

www.hodgesmarine.com (http://www.hodgesmarine.com)

I think there are...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 33,163
Posted By Mik
Won't find the old bike or me if I don't hit the...

Won't find the old bike or me if I don't hit the button.

Thanks, I know you're right, when I'm riding where I assess the probablity of needing the PLB is greatest, I carry it on me not the bike.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 33,163
Posted By Mik
Yes. I considered a SPOT device after...

Yes.

I considered a SPOT device after seeing them last July at a m/c retail chain on sale, and then early Aug. at the WMRS roundup several riders had them, cool and all that...I was nearly sold...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,920
Posted By Mik
I was hoping to ride up early this Sat. morning,...

I was hoping to ride up early this Sat. morning, but nope, work has spilled into the weekend and I won't be riding (much). Have a rockin time.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,920
Posted By Mik
Right on!! :clap That's where the colors are! I...

Right on!! :clap That's where the colors are! I missed it driving down from Tahoe last Wed. as work required me to drive 50 not 88, damn! Well I hope to make up for...Thanks Joe.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,273
Posted By Mik
ah...the pecker...the organ of many uses! ...

ah...the pecker...the organ of many uses!

Happy belated BD Garry!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,097
Posted By Mik
Other :clap CA legislation news...

Other :clap CA legislation news (http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/10/01/state/n121549D47.DTL) :thumb

:bmwrider
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
Photo courtesy of Club Historian Richard: ...

Photo courtesy of Club Historian Richard:

http://historian.smugmug.com/BMW-NORCAL-Events/2010-Range-of-Light/DSCN3123/998357627_DSJuf-XL.jpg

Yes it worked.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
Thanks G! The film was old stock (late 90s) 35mm...

Thanks G! The film was old stock (late 90s) 35mm Kodak Gold 200, camera was a Leica 2C, I appreciate you noticed the difference from all the digital images you see here at ADV and everywhere else...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
One pump full service gas station in MacArthur....

One pump full service gas station in MacArthur. Before I snapped this pic, the attendant had just flicked away the lit cigarette hanging from his
lip :huh as he handed the rider the pump nozzle!
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Mik
See if I can budget the time and $'s! Thanks!

See if I can budget the time and $'s! Thanks!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
Most of Saturday, Dave and I rode off-route. Dave...

Most of Saturday, Dave and I rode off-route. Dave is very familiar with many unpaved and dirt roads and we rode some good ones. A few fun sections of ruts and silty dirt. (The tour's GS route didn't...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
Arrived in Butte County Fairgrounds, Gridley,...

Arrived in Butte County Fairgrounds, Gridley, late afternoon and met Dave (on left), an ADVrider who manages his life so well he rides his KLR on 30,000 miles of dirt a year.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
I had a great time. I was actually packed...

I had a great time.

I was actually packed and ready to go Thursday night, a first for me.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/MikR90S/ROL%202010/24A_00067-1.jpg

Friday morning I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,122
Posted By Mik
I re-read your post and reference to "main canyon...

I re-read your post and reference to "main canyon road"...I think I've rode that...been 3 or 4 years since I've rode down there, I'd like to get back down there, thanks.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By Mik
Carl, pleasure to meet you, get your smoke silver...

Carl, pleasure to meet you, get your smoke silver R90S on the road again! Have a fun safe ride back to the North.

Thanks Tim, you the Host! BBQ, Red Stripes, big treat :1drink ! Perfect end to a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,122
Posted By Mik
Mind reposting the link to your loop? (I clicked,...

Mind reposting the link to your loop? (I clicked, nothing)

thanks!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,272
Posted By Mik
From the BMW Norcal website: RANGE OF...

From the BMW Norcal website:

RANGE OF LIGHT GYPSY TOUR
Labor Day Weekend, September 3 - 6, 2010
**Updated August 28, 2010**
Pre-registration is now closed -
Registration opens at 4:03 PM...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,920
Posted By Mik
These are the areas I associate with sierra fall...

These are the areas I associate with sierra fall colors.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,920
Posted By Mik
BLM Indian Creek Reservoir/Woodfords has a well...

BLM Indian Creek Reservoir/Woodfords has a well maintained walk-in campground, $14/night.

The campground features black bears too. :eek1

Closes by mid October.

BLM Indian Creek...
Forum: Airheads 08-25-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,796
Posted By Mik
:rofl I like 'em somewhat stock. ...

:rofl



I like 'em somewhat stock.

And stock = lots and lots of money:tough
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 536
Views: 22,920
Posted By Mik
22 degrees F, right? I riding the Swiss...

22 degrees F, right?

I riding the Swiss Alps that weekend, where it was also 22 degrees...Celcius!! :D

Autumn is the riding season!:clap

In for fall colors riding in the Sierra...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 507,383
Posted By Mik
Another... ...

Another...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/MikR90S/IMG_0752.jpg

Swiss Alps, September 2006. R1200GS courtesy of Stefan Knopf. Go rent a bike from Stefan, Knopf Tours, Heidelberg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 507,383
Posted By Mik
lhttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/MikR90S/01...

lhttp://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/MikR90S/01480016.jpg

Lost Coast, northern California, on Mattole Road, September 2005
Forum: Old's Cool 08-16-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By Mik
Check out how the rear wheel spins in neutral. ...

Check out how the rear wheel spins in neutral. If there is "notchi-ness", resistance, wheel not spinning smoothly and freely, the bike could be due for transmission and/or u-joint failure.
Forum: Airheads 08-13-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,963
Posted By Mik
Thanks! ...

Thanks!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v242/MikR90S/IMG_0017-1-1.jpg
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 18,963
Posted By Mik
K1 mirrors look streamline-correct with an...

K1 mirrors look streamline-correct with an airhead S fairing :nod

You referring to the Beemer Bash in Sept? Hope to meet you/see your bike there, I'll likely ride my GS-I like the dirt around...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 28,786
Posted By Mik
What Stu said... Both my WMRS trips, I rode...

What Stu said...

Both my WMRS trips, I rode the asphalt route to the WMRS "trailhead", and that road is a sweepin twistin blast. Great way to start and end the day, and there is a short detour...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Mik
Won't try to talk you out of it. But, what...

Won't try to talk you out of it.

But, what was done to it? Regardless, you buy it you will DO a lot to it.

What year?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-25-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,278
Posted By Mik
Who let the dogs out? Well, lots of suspect...

Who let the dogs out?

Well, lots of suspect riders-broken off dogs is not uncommon on airhead trannies, especially the earlier /6 intermediate shaft cluster.

I decided not to depend on the...
Forum: Americas 08-23-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,350
Posted By Mik
Regarding admission of two motorcycles on one...

Regarding admission of two motorcycles on one pass, both riders must be owners of the pass, from the website item 6 under Annual Pass Use:

"What about motorcycles or scooters?
At sites that...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Mik
I think they keep "it" open because it's CA state...

I think they keep "it" open because it's CA state law!

Any un-hcp-permitted vehicle in a hcp zone is a fat soft target 24/7 for an LEO citation and tow. :deal

Regardless of a manager's...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Mik
Nearly done. As is the tranny. And the clutch. ...

Nearly done. As is the tranny. And the clutch. Can't afford ROL :cry



:lol3
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By Mik
I've thought about goofing around at Carnegie,...

I've thought about goofing around at Carnegie, since I got an R100GS over 3 years ago, never got around to it, always assumed the GS was too big and heavy and Carnegie trails very steep and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By Mik
Don't think I can meet up in Sonora but thanks...

Don't think I can meet up in Sonora but thanks for tip!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By Mik
No better way to spend Labor Day w/e than BMW...

No better way to spend Labor Day w/e than BMW Norcal's ROL Gypsy Tour (http://www.bmwnorcal.org/rol/).
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2009, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Mik
I saw AK on a heffalump on White Mt. Rd. last...

I saw AK on a heffalump on White Mt. Rd. last Sat.

You handled the drunks just fine tatersalad see you at the next time.
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