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Forum: Latin America Yesterday, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By The Walrus
I checked this hurricane tracker and Odile's path...

I checked this hurricane tracker and Odile's path did not directly impact the mainland till it was much further north......I'm sure there was rain but how much....? :dunno
...
Forum: Latin America Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By The Walrus
http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=...

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75459&pid=936568
North of Vizcaino?

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75459&pid=936536

Just...
Forum: Latin America Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By The Walrus
Stay safe, Mulege is hard hit with a lot of...

Stay safe, Mulege is hard hit with a lot of ex-pats...news further south is not positive....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-16-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Good luck, check in if you can....word of...

Good luck, check in if you can....word of warning, I know that gasolina is heavily rationed already in BCS and if not rationed in the north, power to run the pumps is going to be an issue....folks...
Forum: Latin America 09-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By The Walrus
West coast seems to have avoided the worst of...

West coast seems to have avoided the worst of this one but the Sea of Cortez got slammed.....
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,437
Posted By The Walrus
The 950's were a great bike and great...

The 950's were a great bike and great concept.....I just wonder how many folks are running with carbs in their garage anymore......the technology keeps improving and so do the products.....there will...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,101
Posted By The Walrus
Anyone that buys a bike with cast wheels and does...

Anyone that buys a bike with cast wheels and does any serious offroad riding will get what that cheaper bike entails. And anyone who rides offroad knows that you need a 21/18 setup with a suspension...
Forum: Latin America 09-15-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By The Walrus
Hurrican Odile pummels Baja

Nothing here dealing with the past 48 hours.....



Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja peninsula.....

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75277&pid=935158
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja...

Class 3 Odile runs directly up the Baja peninsula.....

http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?action=attachment&tid=75277&pid=935158


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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters/15E/image...

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/floaters/15E/imagery/wv-animated.gif

Shite, Baja is getting pounded by a full strength hurricane.........again.......and the mainland is getting a bunch of this...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By The Walrus
On my 990 Adventure, I loved the 908R but they...

On my 990 Adventure, I loved the 908R but they are super expensive. The stock Pirelli's are not bad for dirt roads/pavement. Lots of folks out West get Mefo's and never go back. I have Karoo 3's on...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,101
Posted By The Walrus
I like it....I've had both the 990 Adv and SMT...

I like it....I've had both the 990 Adv and SMT and they both have their place in the adventure market. The 1190 Standard seems like a touring model of the SMT to me and if a 1050 Adventure gets more...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By The Walrus
It's great to see Dealer Props in OC.....:clap ...

It's great to see Dealer Props in OC.....:clap

I would like to add that I've had two outstanding experiences with East Coast Dealerships this past 6 months. I'm all the way out in Utah and they...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-12-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
hey, you're not my physical therapist....she is...

hey, you're not my physical therapist....she is MUCH better looking than you.....otherwise, for her, there's more truth to that than fiction.....:evil
Now, get back to work.....:augie



I hear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-11-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Pikchers is better than words.....

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/96943106@N03/15211534242" title="DSC02664 by ireadwomenby_braille, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3851/15211534242_50f3d223df_c.jpg"...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
hey, that's a great event....if I finish...

hey, that's a great event....if I finish tomorrow's ride and have anything left over, it's right in my hood.....if KMC is driving, I'd be good with a brew with Kev/Ryman as well....so many choices...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,865
Posted By The Walrus
Hard luggage is sometimes a good thing...I've...

Hard luggage is sometimes a good thing...I've used a set from RTE on several different bikes. I've never cared for the plastic setups and the aluminium bags get deformed quickly when the bike takes a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
:clap:clap:clap Reminds me of that old...

:clap:clap:clap

Reminds me of that old Wyoming cowboy song.....I've got tears in my ears from lyin' on my back, cryin' over you.......:bert

Edit:



Anybody want to ride tomorrrrrooow?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Mine has Unifilter added.....:deal When I...

Mine has Unifilter added.....:deal
When I registered it for the remaining warranty, that was the first question the Edge asked....hard to miss that niggle, haven't read about one failing.....:dunno...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Is that the buzzy sound I've heard in the 'hood?...

Is that the buzzy sound I've heard in the 'hood? Rock salt in the 410 will take care of those.....



One of the "dusted" engines.....? Say it ain't so.........
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,571
Posted By The Walrus
No tubeless rim is great for offroad. The GS...

No tubeless rim is great for offroad. The GS spoke/rim is probably the best and patented for a reason. The stock S10 rims are butter soft when ridden moderately hard offroad and I've been on trips...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Physical therapy is amazing....and so...

Physical therapy is amazing....and so slow....don't get injured and definitely don't get old.....:deal




:gerg Now accepting donations, cash, PayPal, checks or Credit cards...in your case,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-05-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
3 hour tour....ok, maybe 4.....

The secret came out today....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-qmHo25teEvs/VAjVV0dffvI/AAAAAAAAB8k/foKQc5biOJo/w1097-h823-no/IMG_20140904_151017_120.jpg

It seems to enjoy the Western state...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
No photo's......? C'mon......you know it didn't...

No photo's......? C'mon......you know it didn't happen.......:lol3

And nice work on the maps....what do you do for a living.....:deal

So, my secret is out in the back yard wanting to go for a...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,485
Posted By The Walrus
Honda.....the company that never brings it's new...

Honda.....the company that never brings it's new bikes into the USA....what a joke. Never imported the Varedero and haven't brought the CrossRunner or CrossTourer to our markets....and what makes...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,142
Posted By The Walrus
:poser plurics S10 is heavy and although...

:poser

plurics S10 is heavy and although he's an outstanding rider, even he couldn't keep it afloat in the Baja sand....as opposed to my 990 Adventure which literally sailed through that section,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By The Walrus
I would say that my 950 and 990 Adventure were...

I would say that my 950 and 990 Adventure were disturbing in cross winds while at highway speeds. that is simply not true of my Adventure R. This is such a planted bike and the Stability Control...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-02-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 27,080
Posted By The Walrus
When I checked the Metzler site, for my weight...

When I checked the Metzler site, for my weight range, the bar measurements on Karoo 3's worked out to be 40lb rear and 34 lb front. My tps sensors seem to be spot on for my hand measurements. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
Yea, Christmas in 5 years.... I got...

Yea, Christmas in 5 years....




I got sucked in to their vision....wife is an avid cyclist.....this is their 9th update....and 4th delay....
Forum: Orange Crush 08-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 40,061
Posted By The Walrus
This is an option I have in the Flea Market for...

This is an option I have in the Flea Market for the 950/990 Adventure....moved on to the 1190R. It works great with either a 1 or 1.75 gallon RotoPax. I've just used a safety leash/strap to guarantee...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,770
Posted By The Walrus
And time for another bumpity, bump.....:lol3

And time for another bumpity, bump.....:lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By The Walrus
Everything/everyone from Colorado is now tainted...

Everything/everyone from Colorado is now tainted by that legal weed....y'all can expect strip searches.....and getting your Raisinettes confiscated.....DOT knobbies is just the beginning.....
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,485
Posted By The Walrus
:rofl:rofl:rofl Saved for posterity. ...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Saved for posterity.

Big bikes are big bikes. My 990 Adv ran White Rim, UTBDR and excelled in Baja. I expect and envision my 1190 R will do even better with greater range....but...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-19-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 20,485
Posted By The Walrus
The Adventure S (1190) and the Super Adventure...

The Adventure S (1190) and the Super Adventure (1290) are pretty obviously extensions of the popular GS style of adventure biking. I've come from having both a 990 SMT and 990 Adventure with a 950...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
:nod The track version comes in camo with an...

:nod

The track version comes in camo with an orange trailer.....:bert

http://www.bestbuydealer.com/IMAGES%20INCLUDED/ACTION%20TRACK%20POWER%20CHAIR%20TRAILER.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
I know you really, really want those shiney...

I know you really, really want those shiney stickerized wheels. I've got another set that you might be interested in.......:deal
...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 156,936
Posted By The Walrus
:nod Just catching up on this thread....my...

:nod

Just catching up on this thread....my 1190R is in the mail....but my 500exc has a similar in line filter from Autozone FF1203DL....10 micron filtering, metal exterior, $4...I went with FI...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
:eek1:eek1:eek1 A little more fairing and it...

:eek1:eek1:eek1

A little more fairing and it will start to look like a Harley.....
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,292
Posted By The Walrus
Sounds like you rode the Baja Mil route which...

Sounds like you rode the Baja Mil route which some folks call the high road. If you turned towards the coast, there's a route called the low road or salt flats road. It can take you through some...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22,185
Views: 2,010,903
Posted By The Walrus
That was a set of rings for my XR when I sucked...

That was a set of rings for my XR when I sucked in the muddy waters of Cherry Creek....as I recall.....:deal
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