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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Whew. Hard to fix a CDI box with duct tape! Glad...

Whew. Hard to fix a CDI box with duct tape! Glad you got it all straightened out. I've got an xl250r from late 80s that I'm fixing up (stripped oil drain threads is the current hurdle). Love to see...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2014, 08:46 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I thought that looked like the single track, but...

I thought that looked like the single track, but I've only done about half a mile of it, just to check it out. Looking forward to more of that!

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2014, 07:22 PM
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Posted By Friedom
What route did you guys take? I'm trying to see...

What route did you guys take? I'm trying to see if that's familiar..

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2014, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I might swing by and check that out. Maybe drool...

I might swing by and check that out. Maybe drool over the funduro some more..

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By Friedom
Oops. Old thread. Lol. Would Love to revisit...

Oops. Old thread. Lol. Would Love to revisit chiva south some time there, Ben. Your roll looks awful similar to mine going down that hill near the falls :)

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,687
Posted By Friedom
Dude! I know that trail!

Dude! I know that trail!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By Friedom
This sounds like such a great group to ride with!...

This sounds like such a great group to ride with! Total nogo for me this Sunday, but I'd Love to join in on a YZFC or HTM ride one of these days. Sounds like you guys run some great operations.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Unless you're really tearing it up, this old...

Unless you're really tearing it up, this old tractor will take good care of you. There's one on cl right now for 500. Have to get a bonded title, though.

Edit: I don't see it anymore.. There's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
I'm starting to really miss my dr350. It's just...

I'm starting to really miss my dr350. It's just sitting there, waiting to get the top end put back together.

KLR 250 sure made me a happy DSer last week, though. I set up the GoPro and watched...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
"Please describe the reason you're applying for a...

"Please describe the reason you're applying for a bonded title..."

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
I have apps on my Android, lol.. "...Whether...

I have apps on my Android, lol..

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing - end them." ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Coming back up that hill where we turned around...

Coming back up that hill where we turned around isn't actually very hard. I went down three feathers, and that was no big deal going down hill. Took the easy way out, too :)

All in all, the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 12:04 PM
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Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Um.. No one has ever done justice to how...

Um.. No one has ever done justice to how beautiful the falls are, and I could hardly hope to do so myself.

Just... Wow

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
Well, I was supposed to meet up with Danny, but...

Well, I was supposed to meet up with Danny, but he got ahead of me by 15 min (read: i was late). So now I'm heading down three feathers on my way to the falls. Happy to have service out here!
If...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Anyone know who the dual sporters were heading...

Anyone know who the dual sporters were heading south on Houghton and Broadway just after 5 today? Looked like all adv bikes.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
I enjoyed the ride just reading about it. Thanks...

I enjoyed the ride just reading about it. Thanks :P

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Sure is quiet around here.. Everyone must be...

Sure is quiet around here.. Everyone must be riding instead of talking about riding.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
I see what you mean. 99 was the last year of the...

I see what you mean. 99 was the last year of the funduro.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
I'll look around a bit. I'm a little happy that...

I'll look around a bit. I'm a little happy that this one is carbureted, and it's the last year before the major updates including EFI that I guess was quirky at first. Price seems a little high...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Trying to delete a duplicate entry here..

Trying to delete a duplicate entry here..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
I've been scoping that area and admiring those...

I've been scoping that area and admiring those paths from the highway. What is azbdr? Do you mean take the Marsh Sta exit East bound then find the entry from in there?


Edit: Simple search for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
Amazing the diversity of service people get. They...

Amazing the diversity of service people get. They are my first choice consistently, and have taken great care of me since my first walk in at their old located beside ridenow. And i don't spend much...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Hey guys, i don't know if you've cruised by CSA...

Hey guys, i don't know if you've cruised by CSA lately, but they've got a beautiful blue 99 f650gs with 8k on the clock. Asking a little over 4 for it. I kind of Love it a little, any thoughts?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Dude it's on! pm en route. "...Whether 'tis...

Dude it's on! pm en route.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing - end them."
The...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I'll be doing a little riding, maybe in...

I'll be doing a little riding, maybe in reddington (mountain pass, East of Tucson), but i don't think you'll want to take a gs back there.

Or, Anyone have a bearing on how technical the ride up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
That's what I'm hoping for. The suspension seems...

That's what I'm hoping for. The suspension seems to soak things up so well that you forget that it's even doing anything. I'll park it next to the KLR, maybe it will rub off a little :P
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Ahem .. Upon closer inspection I see that its...

Ahem .. Upon closer inspection I see that its actually a xL250r, not XR. Quite the naming scheme.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I noticed that too when looking on partzilla, but...

I noticed that too when looking on partzilla, but I've seen posts where people mention that they have the "dual carb model", so maybe it's an option. Two boots coming in, two carbs, one cylinder, one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
Hey guys, got an 87 xr250r with dual carbs. Needs...

Hey guys, got an 87 xr250r with dual carbs. Needs some cosmetics and some creative wrenching, but should be a fun bike. Anyone have experience with these?

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
How long are you guys thinking of being out? ...

How long are you guys thinking of being out?

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
That's awesome! The klr 250 is shining, humming,...

That's awesome! The klr 250 is shining, humming, shocking and doing what a good tractor should! So much so that I towed a blaster through half a mile of sand on Saturday in the rain!

Donbenito!...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Congratulations, solo. You got #15k ...

Congratulations, solo. You got #15k

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing - end...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
Ok, new fork seals are in. Saw an awesome YouTube...

Ok, new fork seals are in. Saw an awesome YouTube video on doing your own seals - instead of buying a driver tool unique to your forks, the guy lubed up and started the seal by hand, then wrapped a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Close.. Wisconsin "...Whether 'tis nobler in...

Close.. Wisconsin

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing - end them."
The spear has...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
No go for today. I might get her running around...

No go for today. I might get her running around the block, but life and work are catching up.

Fwiw, i like sand.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15,357
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Posted By Friedom
I may take you up on that. Those dirt roads beg...

I may take you up on that. Those dirt roads beg to be explored back there. Right now the forks are getting redone. I think the issue with the right one was that someone filled it with graphite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Wouldn't be a good fit anyways then. The early...

Wouldn't be a good fit anyways then. The early ones were rebuildable, so I don't see why yours wouldn't be.

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Lol. I see what looks like one rear bulky...

Lol.

I see what looks like one rear bulky knee...but the light reflecting off of it suggests to me that it's a rock formation. Haven't found the tale yet. I'm kind of going with hornets nest...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Frankly i find the yellow hula hoop hanging in...

Frankly i find the yellow hula hoop hanging in the tree to be a little disconcerting in itself!

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15,357
Views: 1,233,467
Posted By Friedom
Do you have a higher res picture? ...

Do you have a higher res picture?

"...Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing - end them."...
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