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Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
Long time ago mate, sometimes you just have to...

Long time ago mate, sometimes you just have to know when to let go.

Don't worry, there's a new pair of beautiful eyes I'm really looking forward to seeing again soon...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Thanks Bud! Some epic riding for...

Thanks Bud!




Some epic riding for sure - thank you for checking in!



All in all a successful trip - thanks for joining along.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
OK! Time to finish off the RR. I did this with my...

OK! Time to finish off the RR. I did this with my last report - got home and promptly moved on to the next project or adventure...

Let's backtrack a little. I was in the room debating which pass...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Slabbed it to Bishop and checked in at the Tree...

Slabbed it to Bishop and checked in at the Tree Motel on Line street. Great little family run motel with comfy beds and fast internet....

Woke up late and shipped a 7lb box of crap home - then...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Also - tried to click on your link.... ...

Also - tried to click on your link....


Because of the federal government shutdown, all national parks are closed and National Park Service webpages are not operating. For more information, go to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Must have missed Titus by a few days - it was...

Must have missed Titus by a few days - it was closed today.

Taking your suggestions and heading North into Mammoth, Bodie, Carson, Bridgeport.

Got any more specific recommendations for routes?
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Hit the road at around 9:30AM and it was hot. The...

Hit the road at around 9:30AM and it was hot. The plan was to head up Emigrants Pass to Stovepipe Wells, then head over Daylight Pass and hit Titus Canyon. That was the plan at least.

Made a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Hey Womack! 2 posts?! You are the ultimate...

Hey Womack!

2 posts?! You are the ultimate lurker. Glad I could get you out of your shell.

I'm looking for hippies, found one at the campground last night!
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
And I’m alive - but just barely! Just kidding mom...

And I’m alive - but just barely! Just kidding mom - I’m fine.

Left the motel in Big Pine jonesing for some dirt. Here she is all packed up - tons of food and 18 liters of water. Why so much...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Sooooo we all know how the day started. I...

Sooooo we all know how the day started.

I got on the bike to grab some supplies and breakfast in Bishop. I get literally no more than 100ft and the bike DIES.

I mean really dies. No ignition,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
OK - found the main fuse blown. So - one...

OK - found the main fuse blown.

So - one option is to buy up all the 30A fuses in Big Pine and get out of town.

Option B - stay another day and track down the short. I'm going with Option B....
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Aaaaaaaaannnnnnnd the bike won't start. ...

Aaaaaaaaannnnnnnd the bike won't start.

Actually that's not true. It started enough for me to go about 100 ft and then died.

No power. Dash won't light up. It appears to me (no electrical...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Annnnnnnnnnndddddd here's the RR. Enjoy! ...

Annnnnnnnnnndddddd here's the RR.

Enjoy!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=922931
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
And I'm off again.... Check out my new ride...

And I'm off again....

Check out my new ride report.

Supermoto around Death Valley!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=922931
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,484
Posted By snohobo
Supermoto around Death Valley

Howdy inmates,

Let's see. Left San Francisco over a week ago with the plan to ride Death Valley. Apparently I'm told it's a wee bit hot still to really explore the valley, and some of the roads...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
I heard they are always listed as closed to keep...

I heard they are always listed as closed to keep folks with minivans from getting stranded in the desert. Doesnt apply to ADV riders....

Or at least, that's what I'm told.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Well those two reasons aren't quite enough to...

Well those two reasons aren't quite enough to keep me out of Death Valley, In Big Pine for the night getting my DV bearings - sit tight for a ride report.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Hmm - I had considered the weather. Highs of 100...

Hmm - I had considered the weather. Highs of 100 and lows of 70.

Not sure I've ever ridden too much in 100 degree weather - I remember having some epically hot days in Peru though a few years...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By snohobo
Route Help - Death Valley and Panamint from the North

Hey there inmates,

I'm currently on the West side of Yosemite - about to cross Tioga and drop down into Death Valley.

I essentially have 2 weeks - and I'm overwhelmed with the amount of cool...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-24-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,999
Posted By snohobo
Looks like that site is now down and these tracks...

Looks like that site is now down and these tracks arent available.

Have them been uploaded anywhere else?
Forum: Americas 08-14-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,428
Posted By snohobo
Sounds like a blast. I'm pretty flexible on...

Sounds like a blast. I'm pretty flexible on arrival time and day. I'll be kicking it around the hot springs pre event.

When are ya'll thinking of heading in?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By snohobo
I did try the 15 min idle reset. I could...

I did try the 15 min idle reset.

I could try putting the old remus back on. It's the same pipe - but the new one is less damaged and has a different mounting bracket.

I'll get cranking on all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17,663
Views: 1,861,970
Posted By snohobo
When I originally got this code back in Colombia...

When I originally got this code back in Colombia (10,000 miles ago) - I was running the stock filter. I brought it to the dealer - and they cleared the code and changed my spark plug. He also sold me...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17,663
Views: 1,861,970
Posted By snohobo
OK - another member on supermoto junkies said it...

OK - another member on supermoto junkies said it might be the MAP (manifold air pressure) sensor located on the top of the throttle body. I cleaned it yesterday with throttle body cleaner and used...
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By snohobo
Was connected fine, sensor appeared clean and in...

Was connected fine, sensor appeared clean and in working order. Cleaned and reconnected it - still getting an error.

Worth getting the tuneECU cable and resetting the code myself?
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By snohobo
I'll inspect it, and clean it tonight. I'll...

I'll inspect it, and clean it tonight. I'll report back - thanks for the tip.
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17,663
Views: 1,861,970
Posted By snohobo
08 KTM 690 - FI light - bike runs rough - induction manifold pressure?

I haven't been riding lately but last week I was getting the bike back together, putting on some new parts, etc...

The only engine related part I put on was a new Remus pipe. Other stuff was new...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By snohobo
08 KTM 690 - FI light - bike runs rough - induction manifold pressure?

Howdy folks,

None of you might remember but I rode my 690 from Colombia to Argentina last year - and shipped it back in May.

Thread here....
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,586
Posted By snohobo
Wicked mate - glad you made it out there. ...

Wicked mate - glad you made it out there.

You are covering so many more miles than I did when I was down there. I remember having a smoke every 50kms.

Keep em coming!
Forum: Latin America 09-23-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By snohobo
Great frikkin horn though! I have one and...

Great frikkin horn though!

I have one and it's been acting up also. Sometimes the body loosens up a bit and needed to be zip tied back up. The relay still works because it clicks when you hit the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,586
Posted By snohobo
Oh yea! Bout time to give that bike of yours a...

Oh yea! Bout time to give that bike of yours a real squirt around SA.

Definitely subscribed - I hope someone hosts you as warmly as you hosted me when I came through.

Your packing list sounds...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
I KNOW IM AN ASSHOLE! Interestingly enough,...

I KNOW IM AN ASSHOLE!

Interestingly enough, once I got off the bike, I stopped thinking about bike related things, including ADVrider.

Apologies for letting you guys hang in the wind. Another...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
Uh oh, snohobo crashmaster LA gtg!? Whooooo. ...

Uh oh, snohobo crashmaster LA gtg!? Whooooo.

Would love to tell you, I suspect around the 10th but it could be later.

I can leave it at a friends house for you. Can't think of anyone I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
Change of plans folks. Heading to SF today, and...

Change of plans folks. Heading to SF today, and will wait the arrival of my bike in the comfort of my home. When I get word that the bike is ready I'll either drive down to get it in my pickup or...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
I may take you up on that, Ill need a lift to LAX...

I may take you up on that, Ill need a lift to LAX to pick up the bike.

Dont suppose you want a crate too? Ill have to figure out what to do with it. I need to bring some gasoline, and a drill to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
Hmmm, I got a few more of those, though most like...

Hmmm, I got a few more of those, though most like theyll get removed by the mods, if ya know what I mean! I´ve been a very busy little boy!

I havent been taking pictures (well a few choice ones)...
Forum: Latin America 04-12-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,145
Posted By snohobo
Got stopped twice outside of Trujillo and both...

Got stopped twice outside of Trujillo and both myself and the other couple I was riding with didn't have insurance. They hinted at confiscating the bikes but since it was 5pm on a Friday night and I...
Forum: Latin America 04-12-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 49,336
Posted By snohobo
I was with you on this bananaman. It might get...

I was with you on this bananaman. It might get off the ground but who knows how long it'll last.

Careful with those Greek captains though.
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 79,527
Posted By snohobo
When you cant chaw coca leaves, mate and fags is...

When you cant chaw coca leaves, mate and fags is the way to go. At least im not stuck on the 11th floor in a shithole, watching youtube videos all day.

I accidentally booked a 330AM flight out...
Forum: Latin America 04-01-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,270
Posted By snohobo
Which is exactly what Gaston said I "had" to do....

Which is exactly what Gaston said I "had" to do. Courier my title and a POA to Santiago to have someone arrange the shipping from there.

Im shipping directly from Punta Arenas, bike in crate,...
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