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Forum: Thumpers 11-23-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 46,358
Views: 9,295,892
Posted By chabon
I mount mine this way. Be careful with altitude...

I mount mine this way. Be careful with altitude changes. If you make it tight at sea level good luck loosening the T bolt at altitude. Likewise, if you make it snug at high elevation and descend, the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46,358
Views: 9,295,892
Posted By chabon
The PO had removed the air cleaner door, taken...

The PO had removed the air cleaner door, taken entire top off airbox and drilled holes all over it! I went back to a stock air box and just went with the flapper mod, no EXUP, no AIS. I will try...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46,358
Views: 9,295,892
Posted By chabon
I took off the FMF and run stock muffler with the...

I took off the FMF and run stock muffler with the powerbomb header. My settings are 2.5-2.5-.5-8-4-4.5 and seems fine to me. I've made some adjustments and honestly can't detect any improvements from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By chabon
I'll be heading out of Santa Barbara early on...

I'll be heading out of Santa Barbara early on Wednesday. Fourth year in a row for me. Good event.
Forum: Latin America 09-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,925
Posted By chabon
Any word if there is any collateral damage on the...

Any word if there is any collateral damage on the mainland? Copper Canyon area roads and bridges?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-10-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,595
Posted By chabon
I was half expecting a croc to drag one of you...

I was half expecting a croc to drag one of you into the river! Wild ride and nice report.
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By chabon
My WR250X is smoother than my F650! Actually just...

My WR250X is smoother than my F650! Actually just ride the 250 now. 5 trips Mexico. 2000 to 3000 miles per trip. WR has good horsepower for a 250. Can cruise at 70 all day. Fuel injection is nice, no...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Glad the back held up until you got home. Wasn't...

Glad the back held up until you got home. Wasn't looking forward to having to drape you over the rear of my bike and haul your ass out of Mexico (and me with damaged ribs)! Here's to a speedy...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Make it to Gonzaga and get a palapa and some...

Make it to Gonzaga and get a palapa and some dinner (sorry ken).

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13143750223" title="IMGP0818 by Doug McGinnis, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
As usual, I'm playing catch up with the report....

As usual, I'm playing catch up with the report. Not able to add all the story line, so thanks to ken for the commentary. So here we go..... Heading out to Tortuga, salt flats, deserted paved road,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Loreto to San Ignagio. Not many pictures, my last...

Loreto to San Ignagio. Not many pictures, my last battery is dying!

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13143484933" title="IMGP0781 by Doug McGinnis, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Glad your liking it! More to come.....

Glad your liking it! More to come.....
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
I received a PM asking about my bike so I thought...

I received a PM asking about my bike so I thought I would answer here for everyone's benefit.

"Im not sure if you mentioned any advantages or disadvantages of having the supermoto in Baja, but can...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Out of La Paz and heading north to Loreto. ...

Out of La Paz and heading north to Loreto.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13143492914" title="IMGP0759 by Doug McGinnis, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
No, or yes, maybe? can't remember, but I think I...

No, or yes, maybe? can't remember, but I think I would remember a hurricane, or not??? :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
14 hour day at work yesterday (900 yards of...

14 hour day at work yesterday (900 yards of concrete, yikes). Home after 8 last night and back at it at 5 this morning. This work is really cutting into my leisure time!

Will try to post up some...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Hey Ggregg, I was there in 1973 also, maybe we...

Hey Ggregg, I was there in 1973 also, maybe we crossed paths back then.

The point?, you must be talkin about David Letterhead :lol3 Asked around town but no seemed to know if he was around or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Parade preparation is taking place... ...

Parade preparation is taking place...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2125/13143167543_3d9281a26b_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13143167543/)
IMGP0743...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 46,358
Views: 9,295,892
Posted By chabon
ditto Stranded at some small Mexican outpost...

ditto

Stranded at some small Mexican outpost until I could get a jump.
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Like your 'minimalist' setup. We didn't really...

Like your 'minimalist' setup. We didn't really see a whole lot of bikes. A couple organized groups, and few groups of 2 or three. More dirt coming. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Lots of people. Made it an early night and...

Lots of people. Made it an early night and retreated to the hotel.

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3821/13142867845_7cbbd54c53_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13142867845/)
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Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
A little late lunch or dinner in Puerto San...

A little late lunch or dinner in Puerto San Carlos. Next morning its off to La Paz

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Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Another (recooperation) day in Puerto San...

Another (recooperation) day in Puerto San Carlos.

The dock for loading up for whale watching

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Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
I think BobbleHead and Crippled Hipster are...

I think BobbleHead and Crippled Hipster are appropriate descriptions.

Apparently I WAS here, at least there is a photo of me being in Puerto San Carlos. Vicodin + Cuba Libra+ Headache = Amnesia
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
With a name like JoeNuclear, I think you should...

With a name like JoeNuclear, I think you should know :D I used the carbon footprint in the sky to keep my bearings when we out in the bay. It was like a homing beacon.
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
That didn't come out quite like I wanted it to,...

That didn't come out quite like I wanted it to, edited.....

I need to recount the days, I think I forgot to add in the Cesar Chavez holiday we get next Friday.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
San Juanico to Puerto San Carlos today. Feel like...

San Juanico to Puerto San Carlos today. Feel like I've been riding sweep on the ride report ever since it started! I might have to take a day off work just to jump ahead of Walrus!

Large herd of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
On the road to San Juanico today.... ...

On the road to San Juanico today....

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3681/13141923705_3c4ddcf746_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13141923705/)
IMGP0601...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Leaving San Ignacio on the way to Mulege..... via...

Leaving San Ignacio on the way to Mulege..... via Santa Rosalia

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7434/13141489895_fbfb65939e_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/ddmcginnis/13141489895/)
IMGP0546...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Some of us still have jobs to go to! I'm late...

Some of us still have jobs to go to! I'm late leaving for work and it's only 5:45am.... 52 more days :)

I think I could build some nice california condos on this beach, maybe a McDonald's and an...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Thanks, I think? :D

Thanks, I think? :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Ha they must be working. They ARE visible. Better...

Ha they must be working. They ARE visible. Better check your bike, you might find one hidden on it somewhere..... Maybe park it out on a dark street.
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Forgot about some photos on my phone. I will just...

Forgot about some photos on my phone. I will just clump them in here to get caught up......

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7215/13256657514_b1c071b347_b.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Okay, trying to catch up here. We'll start with...

Okay, trying to catch up here. We'll start with this little gem. Doesnt look like much but that was my runout trail when I got sideways on a little sand road shortcut we found. Its was either head...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Back at day 2. The Score 250 will be in San...

Back at day 2. The Score 250 will be in San Felipe the next weekend. We get out of town ahead of them.

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Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
I'm being punished at work for taking vacation....

I'm being punished at work for taking vacation. Seems like I have to make up all the hours I was gone. Makes a vacation kind of pointless! So I got even with them by turning in my retirement papers!...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Okay, need to take a break on doing my taxes, and...

Okay, need to take a break on doing my taxes, and need to get this report rolling.

Scene of the first 'rider down' (still in Yuma, Thanks Burt). No photo so this probably doesnt count.
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Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,904
Posted By chabon
Surprised to see myself smiling like that in the...

Surprised to see myself smiling like that in the photos! Must have been masking 'the pain'. :muutt
Forum: Americas 02-20-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,194
Posted By chabon
Your going to like the 250 in the canyon! We're...

Your going to like the 250 in the canyon! We're off to La Paz tomorrow, I will be on the WR250 again :D

I was all puffed up and proud of one leg of a trip and that I had mastered the trail, all my...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 10,194
Posted By chabon
Ya, my route is different. If your going to Creel...

Ya, my route is different. If your going to Creel from Batopilas, that leg would work for you.

Is real detective work to find some of these towns and villages. The municipality district shares the...
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