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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Hop-Sing
In

I get things mixed up sometimes. But isn't a Hippie just a redneck in Denial. Maybe its the other way around.
An hour North of any city with over 100,000 people. But I am already in trouble with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Hop-Sing
Play

I would like to play. I just think your boundaries are for Central California.
Sorry you don't get my JOKE.

Central California Tag-O-Rama CCTOR
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By Hop-Sing
Nor Cal vs So Cal

I live in Southern, Nor Cal. or maybe Central Jefferson. Anyplace South of 50 miles North of I-80 is NOT Nor Cal. Sorry places like Gilroy, Even Sacramento at best would be Central California....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 17,583
Posted By Hop-Sing
Day trip

The Stonyford rodeo is happening on the same weekend. Day ride on the big bikes from Pillsberry. Our Trials competition is just north of Elk Creek also the same weekend. Both would be worth checking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Big Wan

Big Wan. He introduced himself to me. He said "You must be Hop-Sing" , yes was about all I said. Later I felt like I missed an opportunity to meet him better. He seemed like a nice guy, I was in my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Who's who

I do live in a different world. So sometimes while visiting here I stumble across others.
Juan, Visualizerent. First off, nice ride out through Zenia. there is a lot of ground out there and I have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Lawn chair

Sorry to hear Footdragger. Ouch, I broke my collarbone but no surgery on it. Hurts. I was wondering what had happened to you. No posts, you must be hurting. Hey come out and check for me. I'll make a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Damn Stu

Welcome Kyle, I ride sometimes. I ride a 650 BMW Dakar. I ride a lot of forest rd's as much dirt as I can but I like a decent road and very little single track. I live in Red Bluff and don't make it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Saturday

I will be going out Saturday, I will let you know what time. I have lots to do still. I may even camp out Friday night. It would be good to see you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
One weekend off

Stu if you took one weekend off your elbow would be healed.
Or maybe just don't twist the throttle all the way, then you wouldn't have to use the brakes as much either.
Since none of that is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Nice bike

Yep that would sure do it. Exactly what this line is about.
Your daughter would forgive you.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Air cooled

If its Air cooled then it would work. I am sure you would be fine. The 3 line is tame. I will be out there next weekend if you want to check out what a section looks like. Let me know as I am not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Trail bike class

We have a new class this year and here is what the Flyer says.

"Trail Bike Class- Line 3 & 4. Designed for lower performance air cooled trail bikes with a maximum of 250 cc [ no motocross or...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Chrome

Our club event is much smaller. This makes for an easy going time. You can get right in and check it out. Most every rider will take time to explain what is going on and if you hang around a bit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Picture this

this was last weekend with my family.

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/chickkebill/IMG_3463.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/chickkebill/media/IMG_3463.jpg.html)

That is my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Update

I am wondering if anyone went to any of the large motorcycle events that happen in the North State this past weekend.
The AHRMA Nationals where out at Chrome.
There was a cross country / hare...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,200
Posted By Hop-Sing
interesting

I was sure you all where going to brag about how many thousands have been spent. My first bike came in a box from Hawaii and cost me 25 dollars. Honda 55 super cub. fun factor huge. It is funny the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By Hop-Sing
Water

I am fighting this battle at the Trials Competitions.

Water seems to be first other than conditioning.
Pickles and the pickle juice once your infected.

I have started hydrating for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Postponed

Got up this morning and figured I could get in a ride.
Started getting some of the chores done and found myself over at a neighbors to get some food for the rabbits. Talking with him and one of his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,086
Posted By Hop-Sing
City slickers

Where I live and ride that guy in the cage would be laughed out of town.
After the 6:00 o'clock news he would have reason for dismissal.
Of course it would have made the news with beautiful...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,603
Posted By Hop-Sing
Kids

Funny to tell your kids that riding a motorcycle is dangerous.
But it is , and I think starting off road is best.
I got my son a dirt bike and he spent days making jumps.
I told him No, he needed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
I fell on the first loop on Saturday. I finished...

I fell on the first loop on Saturday. I finished the day with a Third place finish in a very large class of riders. I was sore and had a boneheaded move that cost me second, but was very pleased with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-10-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Page three...

OK, I fell on my ass Feb. 28th. We had our opening Trials event and I was minding {helping} my grandson and hit the ground holding him away from danger. I have been in lots of pain and have not sat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,001
Posted By Hop-Sing
Happiness is counted by the number of bugs in...

Happiness is counted by the number of bugs in your teeth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,958
Posted By Hop-Sing
200hp bike doesn't belong where

I'm in trouble here. I would like to give it a go. But I think my life would be shortened. The Super Duke should be sold with a mandatory life insurance plan. Friend with cancer just got one, stood...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,635
Posted By Hop-Sing
Wow

I must be on the wrong web site.
First I thought this might be a good topic.
But it seems everyone is riding around cities.
I suppose that could be called an ADVENTURE , but I rarely see 4...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,001
Posted By Hop-Sing
Brakes are for stop signs.

Brakes are for stop signs.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,008
Posted By Hop-Sing
Ozzies BMW

When everything else changed, Ozzies BMW didn't.
Dang it. RIP Ozzie.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Reporting

Time home : 4 pm , Dinner plans in Redding at 5 pm.

out of the house before 11 , I quickly decided NOT to go out hogsback and bomb out 36 to Paynes Creek and take Plum Valley out to Pondersa Way....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
route

Today I am going to do the East side. Ponderosa South. experimenting with some road close'rs. Time out 11;15.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Mowing the lawn

Well I guess you are all mowing the lawn today.
Or maybe them dirt bikes need their valves adjusted.
Or the brakes are busted, Tires. WTF
I am thinking Kettenpom {Six rivers National Forest} Gas...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Hop-Sing
Budget

is this in your budget. out of Klamath Falls. I want it.
http://redding.craigslist.org/mcy/4897356518.html

It has fairly low miles and a fair price. another 30000 miles on this bike before it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By Hop-Sing
Bike selection

I ride a 650 Dakar, BMW 650. I love it. it has taken me to places I would never get to on any other SINGLE bike I have owned. It is to heavy for single track most of the time. It keeps me out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Loop

I am a loop rider. M-22 up the hill and M-2 down to Paskenta. using McCarthy Creek rd then going through Flournoy and then Biggs Chaphlin that dumps you out at the entrance to Rancho Tehama. both of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Riding the Ridge

Got in another nice ride today. Did My Raglin Ridge Loop.
Out of town on Reeds Creek, to Johnson. Connecting, Hesse into Red Bank.
Did some time checking on this trip as this is a new way out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
Late start

I keep getting a late start. After breakfast around noon the wife says she is going to Redding shopping. Asks me if I want to go. No I reply. As she is pulling out the drive way I am putting on my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,174
Posted By Hop-Sing
Dick Mann

I watched the first one when it came out. Since then I have meet Dick Mann. He is still active and runs the AHRMA races here in the west. I set him up with a location a couple years back and now they...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,473
Views: 175,256
Posted By Hop-Sing
itchy feet

With a weather report like this I am getting itchy feet. I am thinking about a run down to Clear Lake. I may head out Friday afternoon. With a late start I may just follow 306 down. But plan on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 17,583
Posted By Hop-Sing
dang it.

I went last year and would go this year but I have another event that weekend. {Dang it}

Ride consideration, From lake Pilsbury .

We are having our Carr Rocky Ridge Trial that weekend.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,059
Posted By Hop-Sing
A Ride

Down the skinny road.

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/chickkebill/ride24.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/chickkebill/media/ride24.jpg.html)

Then a bear jumped out and I stopped...
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