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Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22,934
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Posted By DOD
stator failure, maybe

On sunday my electrical system went tits up. It was just barely producing enough power to run a set of LED Hyperwhites and an LED tail light.

I checked the stator and it was showing 55 ohms...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22,934
Views: 2,949,562
Posted By DOD
The BRP is happy with dino oil (not synthetic) so...

The BRP is happy with dino oil (not synthetic) so compared to compared to my 990 the oil is free.

I have a few thousand miles off-road with my camping gear (~50#) and, so far, the subframe is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
Plawa has a picture on the front page. Congrats!...

Plawa has a picture on the front page. Congrats! Snow on the desert.




Oh and Reidy008 is as full of shit as a grass fed bull.

:D

-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
:lol3 We didn't see any silt but there were...

:lol3

We didn't see any silt but there were places that will become silt beds. The wet weather before our trip must have tamed the silt.


-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
A permit is necessary for the Cabeza Prieta and...

A permit is necessary for the Cabeza Prieta and the Goldwater Bombing Range. Fortunately a single permit is available for the whole Camino Del Diablo.

It's easy and free. You go to the BLM...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-21-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
I saw that pipeline road on the map and wondered...

I saw that pipeline road on the map and wondered if it was legal. We've had a little trouble with the Tohono Odam in the past so I stick to the pavement. We had the permit for the range and the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22,934
Views: 2,949,562
Posted By DOD
I have used mine for several multi day trips that...

I have used mine for several multi day trips that mix dirt and street miles. After 10 days and 2k miles in CO the intakes valves were tight and the oil a little tired. After Christmas we did a 5...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,224
Posted By DOD
Wish I lived in Prescott. Good bunch up...

Wish I lived in Prescott.

Good bunch up there.




-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Where I'm from when you combine a hot tub and...

Where I'm from when you combine a hot tub and rabbits we call it gumbo.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Guess that depends on how clever you are. ...

Guess that depends on how clever you are.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Ford Beeliner for trade

I have a plastic bedliner for a 2011 Ford Super Duty short-bed that needs a new home. Will trade for beer. Or free if that's too expensive.

Shoot me a pm.

-dod



Crap. I cant fix the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
Older guys..... :lol3 -dod

Older guys.....

:lol3


-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By DOD
Thats why you should get to work and stop playing...

Thats why you should get to work and stop playing on ADVrider.

:lol3

-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
Mostly time constraints. We got a late start and...

Mostly time constraints. We got a late start and wanted to see Ajo. Next time. There is a lot of SoAZ that I have not seen. Beautiful desert!

I'm going back for sure.


-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Everything south of Globe is low country. Could...

Everything south of Globe is low country. Could be hot. This year who knows? I rode in the snow in Wickenburg. I didnt expect that.

The BDR is a super fun ride.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Could be a little hot on much of the BDR in June....

Could be a little hot on much of the BDR in June. Let us know when you're coming, maybe some zonies will tag along.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Proof that you own it and somebody paid sales tax...

Proof that you own it and somebody paid sales tax on it somewhere and about sixty bucks. Go to a third party place.

I asked the nice DMV lady, "Do want to inspect it?" Her response, "No, that's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9,932
Views: 895,805
Posted By DOD
Of all of the responses this is the only one you...

Of all of the responses this is the only one you can't trust.

:lol3


You won't have any trouble plating it. You can plate a lawn mower in AZ.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
I'll see if I can find my tracks and send them to...

I'll see if I can find my tracks and send them to you.

I forgot Kitt Peak for the paved twisties and Ruby Road for the desert views.

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By DOD
Dillon at Zen Moto in north Scottsdale. Good...

Dillon at Zen Moto in north Scottsdale. Good guy, excellent work.

480-600-2978


-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
Rick and I went to the Desert Rose for lunch...

Rick and I went to the Desert Rose for lunch instead. Cost about $25 for both of us. Rode our KTM's there.

You can sit on my KTM for only $10.


-dod
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By DOD
I use the 3m double sided tape to attach them to...

I use the 3m double sided tape to attach them to a bracket on my XR650R. Works great after many off-road mile and lots of vibration.


-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By DOD
No help here. By the time shit gets hairy for...

No help here. By the time shit gets hairy for you I've been dead for a couple of hours.

:lol3


-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
Hey 'Dos. Your ride list sux. You missed the...

Hey 'Dos. Your ride list sux. You missed the border road both West and east of Sierra Vista. Beautiful ground, Friar Marcos De Niza Monument, Lo Chial, The American Border Patrol (not to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-07-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
Since we survived to tell the story, the snow on...

Since we survived to tell the story, the snow on the last day made it a trip we will never forget and you'll get tired of hearing about. :lol3


-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAz Christmas Ride, cont.

I have to put in a picture of my bike. Do you think this is what Mr. Honda had in mind when he designed the XR650R?

http://dtsphotos.smugmug.com/photos/i-xsxZNN2/0/L/i-xsxZNN2-L.jpg

Some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas Ride, cont.

All right, let's wrap this up. Where were we? Oh yeah...Yuma!

Interesting place. Lots of agriculture, original territorial prison, military base, gateway to the dunes and Mexico and way too...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By DOD
Hiya Spencer. Wish I could. -dod

Hiya Spencer. Wish I could.


-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas Ride, cont.

We kinda zoomed passed the Tenajas Altas Tanks. Jeff stopped but I had had too much coffee and needed to ride it off. I figured "seen one tank, seen em all". I was wrong but it gives me an excuse to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas ride, cont.

I had been thinking about trying a bivy sack until I saw Jeff's up close. He referred to it as his "nylon coffin". I could see using one as emergency shelter, but I'm not going to volunteer. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,550
Posted By DOD
Beautiful!! I'm jealous. -dod

Beautiful!! I'm jealous.

-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
Back atcha. :lol3 -dod

Back atcha.


:lol3

-dod
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas Ride, cont.

We pass through an area that was clearly volcanic. The ground is covered in black rock and what looks like volcanic cones are visible in the distance. The road was also mostly sugar sand.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas Ride, cont.

Just north of the campground was a Border Patrol Checkpoint. Their advice for breakfast was a little place in Why called Granny's. Good advice.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
SoAZ Christmas Ride, cont.

Mongo's camp is nice and tidy.

http://dtsphotos.smugmug.com/photos/i-zp4hPFn/0/L/i-zp4hPFn-L.jpg

I love the southern AZ desert and never tire of exploring it.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,400
Posted By DOD
Our 2014 Southern AZ Christmas Ride

It has become something of a Christmas tradition to head south to explore what we affectionately call Baja Arizona immediately after Christmas. Every year's ride has been epic and this one was no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
My first time riding a highway in slushy snow. ...

My first time riding a highway in slushy snow. No great desire to repeat that exercise. I'm still trying to get warm. I'll post some pics when I get near a computer with an sd slot.

Judging...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-29-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
You go Tom. The ugly XRR is not having any...

You go Tom. The ugly XRR is not having any trouble keeping up with the hot rod 690's this weekend.

:D

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,532
Views: 314,204
Posted By DOD
Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon on one of the busiest...

Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon on one of the busiest tourist weekends of the year. I applaud your optimism.


:D

-dod
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,552
Posted By DOD
+1. I have logged thousands of miles in DV and...

+1. I have logged thousands of miles in DV and now have some new stuff to see.

We stayed at Panamint Springs on our way home from Morro Bay this summer. The room was reasonable and clean and the...
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