CEDRIC the entertainer, epic central coast ride coming.

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by dyvking, May 2, 2008.

  1. ddennis669

    ddennis669 Adventurer

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    We will come out of the wilderness near Arroyo Grande and Hwy 101 just north of Hwy 166.

  2. dyvking

    dyvking ahead of his flamin star

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    It doesn't look good for my GS being done before Saturday. In fact, I may be heading over to Fresno to retrieve it on Saturday, but I definitely plan to hook up for Jocko's Saturday night!

    Time and BMW permitting, I may find some of the Sunday road route to do as well.

    (sigh... farkin' leakin' Beemers anyway.)
  3. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    Going to take the DRZ with some new knob's maybe the old ones could have made but I don't need a flat. Walt hope you get your GS sorted and
    hope to see you at Jacko's. Is it time to ride yet.

    :beer
  4. Baja Ho

    Baja Ho Momentum is your friend

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    Count me in. Is any body interested in sharing a room in Santa Maria?
  5. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    Check with h8chains, last I heard he still had an extra bed in his motel room.
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Looks my hypno gizmo is working!

    We may be able to accomodate you!

    Do you sleep walk? :lol3


  7. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    You're a stud, you can do the entire ride on bare rims.

    Most of the loose stuff will be on the flatter sections. Some exceptions are a few switchbacks and Crossover. In general the more difficult sections are the final dirt portions of each day. I'd say it's more rocky and steep than loose and steep. Except for the portions that are rocky and loose and steep (and wet). :evil

    Jeff has ridden all the dirt sections with me and he kicks my TKC 80 clad GSA ass on his GS with worn out Tourances. Chalk that up to pilot skill, lack of good sense and huge balls. Still, he's opted to purchase spoked wheels and TKC 80s before the ride. The cracked mag rims and 2-inch bubble on the Tourances probably didn't influence his decision.

    You'll be fine on whatever tire you ride (with the possible exceptions of those high-speed, off-camber, wet, steep, loose, technical, muddy, ledgy, log-infested, cliff-edged, rutted out, rocky, single-track whoop sections that still have snow on them)....:rofl I'm hooked on the TKC 80s.
  8. Baja Ho

    Baja Ho Momentum is your friend

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    Thanks Wally, sounds like h8chains is cutting out after Saterdays ride. And for the record I don't sleepwalk, maby a belch and a fart every so often. :lol3
  9. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    I think you might have mis-read h8chains' message. I think he really does have an extra bed on Saturday. His phone number is somewhere in his fairly recent messages in the email chain, give him a call and check on the extra bed.

    BTW, h8chains loves people who belch and fart, it gives him something in common. :wink:
  10. Baja Ho

    Baja Ho Momentum is your friend

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  11. KLR_Woody

    KLR_Woody pass the noobage

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    Last night my bike (07' KLR650) started to vibrate real bad.
    I need to look into this tonight or I may have a bigger problem this weekend.
    Any ideas what could cause this?
    The bike runs - it's just real rough and sounds a little different than normal.

    Thanks for any ideas you have,

    Woody
  12. Treadless

    Treadless avoiding gravity storms if at all possible Supporter

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    Did you tell it what you were going to do it this weekend? May be it's just sceered? :dunno
    Sorry couldn't resist.
    Did you post in thumpers and/or pm CA Stu, I don't think there is much about a KLR he doesn't know?
    Could be the counter balancer or the framus valve for all I know. :dunno
  13. Treadless

    Treadless avoiding gravity storms if at all possible Supporter

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    This is making it official. It looks doable now.

    IN. :clap

    I'm tiring of the splinters in my rump. :(:

    And

    I can't pick up the tiger this week end. :augie
  14. KLR_Woody

    KLR_Woody pass the noobage

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    My local Kawi shop (Kolbe Cycles) is backed up 5-6 days before they can work on my bike.
    Looks like I may have to bail out on this trip.

    Any KLR guru's in the San Fernando Valley?

    SHIT!
  15. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    Maybe u spun a muffler bearing,ive got a puller if needed.:jerko ...I know
  16. KLR_Woody

    KLR_Woody pass the noobage

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    Uh,...............
    :scratch
  17. Baja Ho

    Baja Ho Momentum is your friend

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  18. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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  19. Treadless

    Treadless avoiding gravity storms if at all possible Supporter

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    When you get the muffler bearing out you should have access to the framus valve. Or is that visa versa. :dunno
  20. KLR_Woody

    KLR_Woody pass the noobage

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    I need a tool to remove the flux capacitor first so I can get to the muffler bearing.