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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:42 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 136,027
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Sad....

So it may have been too good to be true. Looks like it was flagged for removal.

Oh well.

Kevan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 136,027
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Too good to be true?

Hey Folks.

Not most of your cup of tea, but for long distance riding a Goldwing is better than most. This one looks really good for the price. Too good? Yes, it's 20 years old, but still....
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
What's a nice girl like you....

....doing hanging around with a group of hooligans like this?

http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h450/kevan_fish/dinner2%20010.jpg

A good time was had by all. Or at least by me. Sorry the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Brat and a beer!!!

Hey Folks.

Looking forward to seeing you all. Bummer that Guy and Chris wont be there. :(:

Just a few notes for those of you riding over.

1) It's going to be cold. So bundle up. :vardy...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
The "say it out loud" test

O.K. here's my test.

Go see this bike. Look the guy right in the eye and have him read his own ad out loud. See if he can keep a straight face and say the first two sentences:

"1985 Honda...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-10-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
This is in the wrong thread

Hey Guys.

As mentioned before this builder did a great build report over on klr650.net. I would buy this bike in a heartbeat. You may not like the paint or the price but he is a meticulous...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-09-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Depends

I think it depends on the actual answer to this:

"engine has a noisy lifter or rocker arm or push rod,, but does run smooth"

If it's something easy, maybe a find. If not, maybe worth the $200...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Beer and pork and stories and laughs

Guess that would be Tuesday, May 12th. At Brotzeit.

http://brotzeitbiergarten.com/

I apologize in advance to the Veggie's in the group. Not much selection for you. Was going to recommend...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
A wonderful group of folks

Hello All.

Every now and then I am reminded of just how lucky I am. Couple of weeks ago some dipshit meth-heads broke into my shop and stole a bunch of stuff. I didn't lose much (helmet, jacket,...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,218
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Awesome!!!

+1

Yet another cool build thread. Keep up the great work.



Cheers

Kevan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Wimpy me too

Hey All.

Looking forward to my favorite name for a brew pub. Any place with "Monkey" in the title works for me.

I will also be on four wheels because a) I am just a wimp and, b) the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Best beer place name evah!

Right.

Creek Monkey, Tuesday, April 14th. 6:30 p.m. So get your taxes done now. By then you will need a beer. Maybe two. :freaky

See you there. Be Safe.

Kevan
Forum: Old's Cool 04-03-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Go read the build report

For those of us who like KLR's (and we know who we are) this is Alpheus' project from klr650.net. It is a great project by a really meticulous builder. Read the whole thing here:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
That's the nicest thing anyone has said about me this week

If this is the worst thing I am remembered for I will consider my life a success. :rofl

Cheers

Kevan
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,384
Views: 852,807
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Just one data point

Just over a year ago I was doing 75+ is the diamond lane and someone didn't see me and knocked me over. My Givi crash bars made the difference between keeping the bike and a total write-off. Saved...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Wow.

Anyone can bob a bike, but can they "bob the fuck" out of a bike? :rofl

This is better than t.v.

Kevan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
For your consideration

Hey Gang.

How about Wednesday, March 18th, 6:30 p.m. at Pyramid in Berkeley? :freaky

I think that gives us all time to get our plans together and our bikes shiny and pretty. Or in my case,...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Same old question

Hey guys.

While the above HD doesn't make me sick, it does make me ask the same old question: are people really buying these bikes?

I am not trying to be smug, I just have no info. I know...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-22-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Good idea

Hey Mojave.

Nice idea, but you need a better title. That one doesn't exactly roll off the tongue. Ya know?

BTW, I will gladly add any CL listing that apply.

Cheers :freaky

Kevan
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Holy Shit!!!

O.K. You have to check this guy out. The one above has, well, I guess it's a website. Go check it out. I get a head-ache just trying to read it. Truly the worst designed website I have ever...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-17-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Ummm, what?

O.K. I don't actually know wtf this guy is saying.

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/mcy/4891741024.html

"Kawasaki: 1980, 250cc, Used, Needs: Float-Bowl Release, Off-Road!Gift? - $500 (mountain...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 174,853
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Daz!!!

Great to hear you are back in the game!

How long have I been following this thread? Let's see.... I sold him the 600. :eek1

No hard feelings I hope.

Looking forward to the Allstate...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Soy un perdedor

Hey Gang.

Sorry but I am neck deep in work and can't get away tonight. Hate this. :puke1

But that's what you get for picking the wrong parents. I picked the loving, caring ones over the ones...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Danville it is

Hey.

Yep, Danville on the 10th. And if Woods and Eric get their shit together then can probably make it.

And don't forget:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Danville it is

Hey Gang.

Tuesday, February 10th, Forge Pizza in Danville, 6:30 as usual. And if you are bored, drop by the Englander on Wednesday.

But on Tuesday the 10th, definitely go to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
A certain amount of attitude.

I kind of like his style. Such as it is:

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcy/4855523060.html

"2006 kawasaki Vulcan 2000 - $6000 (pioneer ca)

2006 odometer: 18000 paint color : silver fuel...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
The Title says it all

All I can say is wow. :rofl

http://sacramento.craigslist.org/mcy/4838584758.html

2009 Kawasaki KLR 650 DUAL SPORT, Street Legal, FAST - $4900 (El Dorado Hills)

2009 Kawasaki KLR 650 DUAL...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 136,027
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Speechless

O.K. don't know if it belongs here, in "Craigslist 'Tards" or TOA. You choose.

http://merced.craigslist.org/mcy/4798623996.html

Was looking for a good XS650. This is..... something else.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
AAAaaarrrgghhhh.......

Can I PayPal an inmate in his area $20 to just walk up a kick him right in the nuts?

Hard.

Like 4-5 times?

Goddamnit what a fucking Moran.

"Needs: (currently) grips, speedo cable, front...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Thanks Matt. But please don't say "drink...

Thanks Matt.

But please don't say "drink special" and "throw-up" in the same sentence. :puke1





Cheers
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Irish it is

Hey Gang.

O.K. Executive decision time. Next Tuesday, January 13, 6:30 at McNally's. Bring your own food, drink, laugh, play darts, and (if memory serves) warm up by the fire.

Next month we...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Death Karma and Beer

Hey Jenn.

It's a problem Zac has mentioned. Us eaters of death don't mind some of the awesome vegan dishes though it's just tricky finding a low-brow beer joint with great vegan options.

If...
Forum: Thumpers 12-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 262,279
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Not again

"This is roughly akin to wrestling a greased python. Have fun. And yes, the silicone lube does stain, so dress accordingly."

Man, how many times have I heard that? :rofl

Peace out

Kevan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
what he said

Hey Gang.

Definitely be careful. Thursday is supposed to be a serious storm. Not sure how early on Wednesday it will hit. I will be at PCBC at 6:30 though I may drive my truck if I am feeling...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 89,612
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Oh LarryBoy......

Hey you go kid. First one is free. :evil

Yeah, that old trap still works more often than you can imagine.

Heh

Kevan

(P.S. Loving the build)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Change of Venue

Doh.

Forgot there was no food at Trappist. Guess I was remembering when they had Taco Tuesday there. And that some of their beers are a meal in a glass.

O.K. Pacific Coast Brewing Co. it...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-03-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Must have!!!

Dude!

You missed the most important part:

"16 GAL. STAINLESS BEER KEG GAS TANK"

That is cool on so many levels. O.K. really just one level, but still.....

Heh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 147,271
Posted By Kevan Garrett
December Gathering in Belgium

Hello all.

We need to get together next week. Wednesday, Dec 10th, 6:30 at the Trappist. 460 8th Street, lovely Oaktown. Dress warm and dry. Weather.com says it's supposed to be sunny in the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-21-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Duh

Dude. Obviously you can seat 3. You and the two hot chicks (one on each side) who will totally be drawn to this bitching chick magnet. If I wasn't already married I would be on a flight to Phoenix...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,808
Views: 418,283
Posted By Kevan Garrett
Kid project?

Actually for $50 it might be fun to grab a bike like this and rebuild it with my 12-year-old. Probably only cost about a grand by the time we were done. And even then it would probably be a POS. ...
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