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Forum: Americas 05-19-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 397
Posted By Foot dragger
Last time I was there,a month ago. The pavement...

Last time I was there,a month ago. The pavement extended to the tip of Baja and back again,like it has for many years. The bigger towns are nice,the smaller ones are dives but can be neat to ride...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-15-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Foot dragger
I bet for 10 grand or so,a custom framed KLR...

I bet for 10 grand or so,a custom framed KLR could be done,value when done.????????????? 4 G's maybe.
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,132
Posted By Foot dragger
Howdy,I met the bunch of you guys at Coyote...

Howdy,I met the bunch of you guys at Coyote Cal's,we sat around the fire drinking and talking for quite a while. We were the guys with the big blue Sprinter Van.
We unloaded there after driving...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
For safety reasons,I suggest joining the 525 EXC...

For safety reasons,I suggest joining the 525 EXC club,riding a PW200 or even a TW200 at 83mph could be injurious to your health.
I urged my 525 to a GPS monitored 101mph in Baja and it got there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 34,368
Posted By Foot dragger
tHE STANDARD PROBLEM WITH "I like a little noise"...

tHE STANDARD PROBLEM WITH "I like a little noise" is that your admitting you dont care a whit about anyone but you. Your noise becomes everyone's noise no matter how you slice it. Your "pleasant...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-02-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By Foot dragger
Popular or not,there are some great 2 strokes on...

Popular or not,there are some great 2 strokes on the market.
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By Foot dragger
Villiers engines..............ah yeah those were...

Villiers engines..............ah yeah those were the good ones,low hp,built like a simple tinker toy with weak trannnys,they may seem neat from here,but if you went back and rode one tomorrow they...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By Foot dragger
I just did a lengthy ride in Baja,out of 4o bikes...

I just did a lengthy ride in Baja,out of 4o bikes one guy rode a late model KTM 250 2 stroke,after careful jetting he was getting 50 mpg under average useage,not pinned wide open,lots of baja trail...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-01-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By Foot dragger
A service manual from Haines would save a whole...

A service manual from Haines would save a whole bunch of guessing and question asking. It looks pretty clean as is though!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Mainly I have moved a new-ish girlfriend in and ...

Mainly I have moved a new-ish girlfriend in and you know how that goes,complete re-do of a bachelor household. But its all very good.
Then there was 2 months of Baja prep with the resulting SPLAT...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
The gate on that road is the way of a property...

The gate on that road is the way of a property owner claiming something that isnt his,he has been told if he locks it,the gate will be torn out. Acting nice is the best way to spend less time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Stu's elbow,my Collarbone. I biffed out hard on...

Stu's elbow,my Collarbone.
I biffed out hard on my Baja trip and dislocated my collarbone crashing hard on really hard dirt. Now there's some metal in there holding it together for 3 monthd then...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
I rode my 1981 420 KTM at some PITS events long...

I rode my 1981 420 KTM at some PITS events long ago,they always had a non trials bike class back then,1st one I tried I rode a 1972 250 Enduro Yamaha and danged if I didnt get a 3rd place trophy,the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,087
Posted By Foot dragger
This all sounds good,but if you look at the...

This all sounds good,but if you look at the paperwork that is taken to a CHP office for inspection ....it says "if a vehicle does not get a smog inspection every 2 years it doesnt need a smog...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 20,587
Posted By Foot dragger
What is said in the post may not exactly jive...

What is said in the post may not exactly jive with real life,sometimes,just sometimes, people embelish things to suit situations.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Usually pictures are needed for proof,in this...

Usually pictures are needed for proof,in this case a story will do.
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,548
Posted By Foot dragger
The coolest thing about gore-tex socks is when...

The coolest thing about gore-tex socks is when water runs over the boot tops,the socks can fill with water and make a nice bath for the feet the rest of the day.:norton
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By Foot dragger
Lots of footpegs are so sharp they destroy boots...

Lots of footpegs are so sharp they destroy boots readily,I would file them to be less sharp. Sorta sharp still works fine for boot traction,but stilleto sharp looks great in adds.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By Foot dragger
yup

yup
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,130
Posted By Foot dragger
Last week Reed won the main,maybe you missed it. ...

Last week Reed won the main,maybe you missed it.
Hes not done. Peick is a hero for sure,but was mainly a roadblock for the fast guys,and threw some good blocks.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,262
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. The Shorais currently dont need a special...

+1. The Shorais currently dont need a special charger,my 300 starts instantly with it's Shorai. Ive had lead acid batts fail way quicker then they should have. Its doubtful so many lit/ion batts...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,070
Posted By Foot dragger
Ozzie helped a bunch the time I swapped the frame...

Ozzie helped a bunch the time I swapped the frame out on a 1976 R75/6,he knew,that I knew less about airheads then most cats or dogs,but he appreciated that I wanted to do it. Spent much time with me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 943
Views: 83,849
Posted By Foot dragger
Ive recently met some Harley riders,to a man or...

Ive recently met some Harley riders,to a man or woman,Their super loud exhaust is not a problem,its the other guys noise that sucks. And all firmly believe loud pipes saving lives is a major safety...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,130
Posted By Foot dragger
There is a long system of qualifiers to get...

There is a long system of qualifiers to get through before a guy rolls his bike into a SX arena,they dont just show up and see if they can do jumps or not.

If you need to change the system of...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 157,130
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. I didnt see Chad make any sort of errors...

+1. I didnt see Chad make any sort of errors while leading the main from start to finish.
How can someone that good walk away when he loves the sport?

Lots of the crowd is behind him,he loves...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,997
Posted By Foot dragger
Having money in no way equals having brains or...

Having money in no way equals having brains or sense,people get money all sorts of ways. Just being born right into the right family can be a great income.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
My 525 is apart getting new tires,2 sets of thick...

My 525 is apart getting new tires,2 sets of thick tubes,valve adj,brakes,chain,chassis grease,etc,etc.

2.5 week Baja trip coming up,45 guys going,chase trucks,all trails mostly.
All new to me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By Foot dragger
Rent? or rent to own?

Rent? or rent to own?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,480
Posted By Foot dragger
There's nothing quite like getting flamed on ADV...

There's nothing quite like getting flamed on ADV for being a dufus,its invigorating!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,446
Posted By Foot dragger
I ride a bone stock 1250 Bandit,not exactly...

I ride a bone stock 1250 Bandit,not exactly anybody's dream bike.
If I pin it and shift fast it goes 140 pretty quick,whats the difference between doing something stupid at 140 or 180? Death is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,164
Posted By Foot dragger
Dirtbikers have dressed like dirtbikers for many...

Dirtbikers have dressed like dirtbikers for many years,its not new.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,299
Posted By Foot dragger
ABS is great no doubt,but riding to allow for...

ABS is great no doubt,but riding to allow for present conditions can alleviate the need to use ABS to it's fullest. Riding when not feeling well,riding in dark where deer can show up. The need to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Im thinking another ride to Alaska when the...

Im thinking another ride to Alaska when the timing is right,missed a few things last time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Im heading to Ragdump today,singletrack thursday!...

Im heading to Ragdump today,singletrack thursday! May go again sat/sun if Im more or less still walking ok. Im getting used to this "no winter" thing.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Foot dragger
Air canisters,bike had no fork springs only air.

Air canisters,bike had no fork springs only air.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-10-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,897
Posted By Foot dragger
Ive taken apart a few cranks,if they rust...

Ive taken apart a few cranks,if they rust outside,they rust inside,a tiny amount of rust on a crank bearing is too much. But maybe thi
s one is fine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
I have heard many stories about what goes on at...

I have heard many stories about what goes on at Sturgis,if your looking for a spectacle and many different things to do,its like nothing else. Lots of noise,lots of action. Youtube probably has...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
+1.

+1.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,497
Views: 179,174
Posted By Foot dragger
Trials bikes are great,for trials. All they...

Trials bikes are great,for trials. All they really need is a tank bigger then the 1 gallon tank they come with,and a seat as they dont come with one,and then trials suspension is so soft it bottoms...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 86,304
Posted By Foot dragger
Great Stuff all the way round!

Great Stuff all the way round!
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