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Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks, Jim, you just saved me getting my fingers...

Thanks, Jim, you just saved me getting my fingers dirty on Mothers day. they hate that.

Getting ready for a 6+k ride and tying up loose ends, in fact seeking them out. When I get back I will drop...
Forum: Road warriors 05-10-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By JayElDee
final drive question, lube, 09 R1200R

I was putting some lube on the boot for the final drive to make a better seal, and actually giving in to my OCD, and I saw that I could see the U joint from the drive shaft to the splines right...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
thanks, I have fallen victim to the failings of...

thanks, I have fallen victim to the failings of the BMW fuel strip twice, my third one has worked now for 30+k miles. Still, the memory is fresh. I carry fuel with me...almost a gallon-2 big MSR...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
For me, New Orleans, so geographic differences of...

For me, New Orleans, so geographic differences of routes in Ca can make differences in Nv, Ut, AZ, NM. My time available is not open ended.



see that. It looks paved and interesting. And...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
25 and 178? or 198? 25 looks like a very...

25 and 178? or 198?

25 looks like a very pretty road. And down to Thachapi? If I do Tehachapi I will have done all four of the towns in that song "Willin'"
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
yes I am in agreement! Don't understand;...

yes I am in agreement!


Don't understand; what do you propose after Escalon to get to J2?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
341198 This is a screenshot of my route, sorry...

341198
This is a screenshot of my route, sorry you can't really zoom in, but it includes many of suggestions here
The flag in 168 is White mountain road and Bristlecone pines, and the spur from 395...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks for all the input and actually I have a...

Thanks for all the input and actually I have a lot of that in the route, including Bristlecone and th Greely road from 120 to 132. Unfortunately it looks like I will be on 120 on a Sat morning, but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks, The parts I rode of 140/120 were easy,...

Thanks, The parts I rode of 140/120 were easy, and I am getting some feedback from my friend in MP that he thinks 120 may be the most scenic of the routes, so looks like at this point 120 is the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
I did 108 and did fine, though the steepest grade...

I did 108 and did fine, though the steepest grade prior to that road was 18% Mt Nebo in Arkansas. What I liked about 108 was that it was wide enough for such grades and iirc was even wider on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
Ouch, 4 is narrower than 108 and just as steep. I...

Ouch, 4 is narrower than 108 and just as steep. I remembered thinking that I was glad I did not have to follow any cars/trucks on 108, which was very nice, because I needed to ride my own ride on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By JayElDee
Bishop to Menlo Park paved suggestions

Doing a cross country ride to visit a high school classmate in mid May. I will be entering California at Nv 266 and Ca 168 near Bishop, Ca. From there I am heading to Menlo Park.
I've been in the...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By JayElDee
I think I'll feel really tethered with the sleeve...

I think I'll feel really tethered with the sleeve option. If I make a hole, the suit will leak, I'm afraid.
I was hoping that there may be some sort of watertight grommet to pass a patch cord...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By JayElDee
Same thing with my Sidis on my r1200r. You do get...

Same thing with my Sidis on my r1200r. You do get used to it. I found a lot of false neutrals along the way.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By JayElDee
heated liner under rain suit setup?

Has anyone figured how to power a heated liner under a rainsuit (with mototcycle power, not battery)?
I use a Gerbing's jacket liner and a one piece RevIt Titan rainsuit. There is no portal to get...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,271
Posted By JayElDee
Most excellent, Bob! Really enjoyed tagging...

Most excellent, Bob!
Really enjoyed tagging along. Loved the photos.

John
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,399
Posted By JayElDee
Very cool, Dave. Much enjoyed!! and thanks for...

Very cool, Dave. Much enjoyed!! and thanks for the techy info and for pointing out your left leg cloned out :rofl; I was wondering about that, ie how you got a "moving" shot.

Just curious though,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,399
Posted By JayElDee
The magical mystery tour continues! Many thanks ...

The magical mystery tour continues! Many thanks

Can you post a map of the area you're riding? Is it mostly side roads from 395 N of yosemite? This swamp boy is trying to figure it out.
Looks...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,399
Posted By JayElDee
the photos continue to be beautiful. What are...

the photos continue to be beautiful.
What are you using for post p? And how do you get those dreamy golds, inc orange and yellow and dec clarity? or?? if it's not a trade secret:clap

looking...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,399
Posted By JayElDee
Hi, Dave, New to your RRs. The photos are...

Hi, Dave,
New to your RRs. The photos are really impressive...I a slut for night sky exposures and yours are very very nice.

I was in DV in May and your itinerary allows me to remember a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-14-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By JayElDee
Paved route from ~~Meridien, Ms to Robbinsville, NC

Traveling from New Orleans to R'ville in mid Oct, done it a few times. This time we have a couple of days to get from around Meridien (Tupelo, Philadelphia, environs) to Robbinsville and are looking...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Ha! Thanks. A new big ride is in the works, but...

Ha! Thanks. A new big ride is in the works, but maybe not until next summer??? That's too long. The more I remember Big Bend though, the more I want to return. And there is 101 on the Oregon coast....
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks again for the so kind words. Sorry been...

Thanks again for the so kind words. Sorry been away for a bit, mtg in Boston (love Boston), and then...wait for it...hard drive crash. Fortunately, I am backed up to the hilt, or to a hilt of some...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Sorry for the delay, but since I've been here I...

Sorry for the delay, but since I've been here I have had an external drive failure and had to reformat and restore my hard drive. Ugh, fortunately I am backed up out the wazoo and lost nothing. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
yeah, French Vanilla. FYI ...

yeah, French Vanilla.
FYI http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/news/edible-taxidermy-masterclasses-see-food-revolution-taken-a-step-further-9630881.html


The Woodsman damn...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Leaving California I was in somewhat familiar...

Leaving California I was in somewhat familiar territory. As I referenced, last year, during the same time in May I was in this neck of the woods heading to Crater Lake and beyond, but again, riding...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks to all Yes, Eureka I did the orange leg...

Thanks to all
Yes, Eureka I did the orange leg of your map. 58, afaik, the good part is the part I did, iow, between Bakersfield and SLO. I have no knowledge of the part east of B'field

JOhn
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
I like California. The state is often beaten up...

I like California. The state is often beaten up because of various political issues like Governor Moonbeam and previously The Governator, because of the "Hollywood" scene, because of the gangs,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
There were lots of Germans at the Frontier Best...

There were lots of Germans at the Frontier Best Western, socks and sandals, shorts uniquely the wrong length, seeking the rays of our nearest star to warm their spaetzle colored skin. And very nice....
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Eureka, so sorry just getting to this, work...

Eureka, so sorry just getting to this, work intervened and I was too exhausted to even chk the thread.

yes I rode both. 58 is more fun, lots of twisties on the sides of those California hills. 178...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Yes that's the motel. It's not walking distance...

Yes that's the motel. It's not walking distance to restaurants, maybe 3/4 mile???
There's a decent Mexican Restaurant in town on the same side of the street (395, right?) as the motel.
Not much for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks for the nice words again! I try to steal...

Thanks for the nice words again!
I try to steal people pictures, you'll notice a lot of back shots, but I find those often as interesting as frontal views. Sometimes I am using a wide angle so I am...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
In Albuquerque two days prior I departed with...

In Albuquerque two days prior I departed with heated vest, winter gloves, liners, the works. It was 41 degrees. And the sun burned brightly.
Now leaving Page and headed to Vegas (baby), I felt as if...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
yes...El Tapatio. It was really pretty good! Each...

yes...El Tapatio. It was really pretty good! Each booth had its own unique mural on the backs of the seats.

Good! Share your thoughts; it may be just me and you :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
There is a rule that one should never be out of...

There is a rule that one should never be out of town on certain holidays. That includes even those fabricated by a greeting card company. Thus, my planned date of departure was the day AFTER Mother's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Ace, did you like Alpine? Marfa was just a little...

Ace, did you like Alpine? Marfa was just a little too much and not enough, though I still like that area. I liked Alpine though I think because it was more than what it promised.

Yes, Eureka,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
I did get off road after St Elena. I took...

I did get off road after St Elena. I took Maverick road north. Pretty rough with good sized boulders for a heavy-ish touring setup. Lots of places where the road had been washed over. It was very...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
The time came to leave. I tried to stay on...

The time came to leave. I tried to stay on another day but the lodge was booked, so it was time for my boot heels to be wandering. The weather was still holding out though far to the east there was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
I rode down to Boquillas Canyon on the river and...

I rode down to Boquillas Canyon on the river and found this self serve knick-knack stand. It was late afternoon and as the sun went down the sky turned blood orange. Not much traffic and though the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,184
Posted By JayElDee
Thanks The next morning the ride begins in...

Thanks

The next morning the ride begins in earnest. I'll be in Big Bend this afternoon, but most certainly by a roundabout way. I'll ride to La Linda (The Pretty) on the Rio Bravo (Rio Grande)....
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