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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Fishyhead
:clap

:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Any of you guys have a fork spring compressor and...

Any of you guys have a fork spring compressor and cartridge tool to service Showa 43mm USD forks?
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,076
Posted By Fishyhead
I LOVE my RC51 but I would not buy one today to...

I LOVE my RC51 but I would not buy one today to take to the track. I bought my 2002 in 2006 and have spent a lot of money on getting the suspension worked (GP Suspension fork valves, new springs,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Have a good ride you guys. I'll be watching from...

Have a good ride you guys. I'll be watching from my desk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Seriously. WTF happened? Inside foot come down...

Seriously. WTF happened? Inside foot come down on the brake pedal?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Well indeed! Put up an RR in day tripping or...

Well indeed! Put up an RR in day tripping or something with pix of the bike. You did good.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2014, 11:10 PM
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Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Seriously!

Seriously!
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,231
Posted By Fishyhead
I used to commute in a Teknic leather sportbike...

I used to commute in a Teknic leather sportbike pants (knee pucks and all) over my work clothes before I switched to an Aerostich Roadcrafter. The pants (and Roadcrafter) are good to about 80. ...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,933
Views: 2,364,175
Posted By Fishyhead
Not wrong, just a KLR owner at heart :lol3

Not wrong, just a KLR owner at heart :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
saw this and thought of you guys: ...

saw this and thought of you guys:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tX313MukhE
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By Fishyhead
That really sucks. Is the hotel able to provide...

That really sucks. Is the hotel able to provide any video footage?
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,086
Posted By Fishyhead
I have a Stihl FS55R that sits in my garage that...

I have a Stihl FS55R that sits in my garage that I use maybe once every other month. I follow the recommended starting procedure and it starts up with minimum fuss.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Fishyhead
You should bring them by one weekend. It's been a...

You should bring them by one weekend. It's been a while but I should remember how it's done.

I found the wrench and puller too.

Alfa - you should come down when sluggo does and we can have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Fishyhead
Noel: the doohickey or "doo" is the balancer...

Noel: the doohickey or "doo" is the balancer chain tensioner. The factory part is known to break as is the factory spring so KLR owners swap out the tensioner and spring with an aftermarket kit.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By Fishyhead
I should have the wrench in my tool box somewhere...

I should have the wrench in my tool box somewhere from when I did the Doo on my KLR. Let me look. I also have the stator puller. Do you need that too?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
We found some good deals back there. I bought a...

We found some good deals back there. I bought a little OEM tool kit (needed the JIS screwdriver and handle) for a couple of bucks and a vintage oil squirter for $8. My buddy picked up a cool set of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
In too. :freaky

In too. :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Well I'm going to take a look @ the Longbeach MC...

Well I'm going to take a look @ the Longbeach MC swapmeet Sunday.

http://www.socalcycleswapmeet.com/about
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Fishyhead
We did the opposite of you a few years ago. We...

We did the opposite of you a few years ago. We started near St. George then exited through Colorado City on the Arizona/Utah border. From there we rode past Zion NP.

The roads are wide and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Anyone riding this weekend? I know it's a...

Anyone riding this weekend? I know it's a suckers weekend since EVERYONE will be out on the roads but I still want to ride somewhere.

If no takers, I may lightpack the Gixxer and roll north...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Nice garage there, Bob!

Nice garage there, Bob!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Hey Jimmy!!

Hey Jimmy!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
I want a raccoon! :clap

I want a raccoon! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 23,787
Posted By Fishyhead
If you're looking to replace the carbs, do it a...

If you're looking to replace the carbs, do it a set of Keihin FCR flat slides from the ZX-7RR.

EDIT:

Damn - wish I would have known about this thread sooner. I did what you're doing to...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-20-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,051
Posted By Fishyhead
I carry three liters in a camelback, 6 liters in...

I carry three liters in a camelback, 6 liters in a dromedary, plus another liter in a Nalgene bottle. This is good for one person for a full day in mild weather. For two people, this is only good for...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9,444
Views: 1,634,359
Posted By Fishyhead
+1 the first couple of hits feel fine. ...

+1

the first couple of hits feel fine. After that the rear end walks all over the place.

Cogent Dynamics also has a shock that I'll be ordering soon. I had his KLR spec MOAB that really...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Oh I misread your post. I thought they closed...

Oh I misread your post. I thought they closed the road. I have a bit of history and probably a few parts left on that road. Jimmy knows.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Why is the road closed, Jim? Joel - down for...

Why is the road closed, Jim?

Joel - down for another San Simeon ride. That was cool!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
I'm going to go watch the Ducks tonight. Quack!...

I'm going to go watch the Ducks tonight. Quack! :hide
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
I chuckled. :ear

I chuckled. :ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
10/10 would bang

10/10 would bang
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
I hate Mike. :freaky

I hate Mike.


:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
You guys are making me wish I bought a Jeep...

You guys are making me wish I bought a Jeep instead of the truck
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
If that's a CT110, he's got a chassis and fork in...

If that's a CT110, he's got a chassis and fork in the trunk of his car.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Jeff - you and my new room mate would get along...

Jeff - you and my new room mate would get along great. He's really into rat-scooters and has this little 1967 Honda Cub with a 170cc engine sourced from parts unknown cobbled together into an awesome...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8,871
Views: 589,849
Posted By Fishyhead
Is that you in the last picture, Jeff?

Is that you in the last picture, Jeff?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,890,318
Posted By Fishyhead
Nice pix TWG. Joel, keep talking about...

Nice pix TWG.

Joel, keep talking about Oregon. I may join you :)
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,480
Posted By Fishyhead
+1. Cleaning the rim and using lube on the bead...

+1. Cleaning the rim and using lube on the bead and the rim will get the tire on easily. I use hair conditioner as lube these days since my hair is short and a bottle of condition will last 10years...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,672
Posted By Fishyhead
The tools I used most often in my garage are a...

The tools I used most often in my garage are a mix of used MAC and Snap-On tools I've collected over the years. My dad is a Harbor freight guy and that's ok - they still get the job done but they...
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