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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 133,090
Posted By lvscrvs
On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter / Rohnert Park, Wed, Feb 11

For those of you who missed it last time around, The Motorcycle Shop is sponsoring another showing. It's a good movie.... worth seeing.

Tix and time info here:

https://www.tugg.com/events/13220
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 780
Posted By lvscrvs
Since you are from the Bay Area skip the stop in...

Since you are from the Bay Area skip the stop in Lassen NP. It is close enough to you that you can get there easily on a long weekend trip. Instead get out of CA as quick as you can and spend more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By lvscrvs
Did it about a year ago. Don't worry, you'll be...

Did it about a year ago. Don't worry, you'll be fine. Good physical fitness and soem good knee braces will serve you well. The speeds are pretty low and the ground is flat. He provides boots with...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
Thank you Sir! I will look into the Bilsteins. As...

Thank you Sir! I will look into the Bilsteins. As the decades go by I find I like a more-and-more plush ride on my 2 and 4 wheeled vehicles. A little suspension work after 120k seems like a...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
Ah I hear ya. One of my new year's resolutions is...

Ah I hear ya. One of my new year's resolutions is to try and ride more...OHVs, organized events, etc. Plus get my aging butt in better physical shape

These guys do some organized events, plus...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
The North Bay has a ton of backroads that are fun...

The North Bay has a ton of backroads that are fun on an adv or road-worthy dual sport bike, but no dirt worth mentioning in Marin, Sonoma or Napa counties. We pretty much need to head north into...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
Damn, that looks like fun riding Matt... not...

Damn, that looks like fun riding Matt... not boring at all. What happened to the sound though? I love hearing the WRR rip. I've seen references to Metcalf in the BARF forum. Wish we had a riding area...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By lvscrvs
NorCal map from Butler Maps (they have a thread...

NorCal map from Butler Maps (they have a thread in the Vender section) will help you a lot with road choice. Hwy 1 north of San Fran is excellent. Lots and lots of roads through the coastal mountains...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-11-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By lvscrvs
Kawi or Tri for the riding you're describing. As...

Kawi or Tri for the riding you're describing. As a 955i rider the only negative in my mind - if you want to call it that - is that it is a bit tall and top heavy. More of an issue for some than for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 133,090
Posted By lvscrvs
They just moved the showing of On Any Sunday The...

They just moved the showing of On Any Sunday The Next Chapter in Rohnert Park on Thursday, Jan 8 to a larger theater so there are more tickets available.

Get your tickets here:
...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By lvscrvs
are you buying any addl parts and pieces along...

are you buying any addl parts and pieces along with your roam2 to do multiple helmet mounts? ... black is now $100 w/4gb sd card (4 gb... seems... tiny)

package...

ContourRoam2 Camera
Micro...
Forum: Racing 12-19-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,189
Posted By lvscrvs
Thunder video...... Superprestigio

Chrome doesn't allow a front page picture... but the Thunder video we all enjoy anyway... :D

http://youtu.be/lRh141UAi_s
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,242
Views: 530,575
Posted By lvscrvs
Looking back at the Eastern Sierras from near Lobdell Lake

http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/heartbeat165/EasternSierrasSept2014071_zps0be18d1b.jpg (http://s961.photobucket.com/user/heartbeat165/media/EasternSierrasSept2014071_zps0be18d1b.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
Unfortunately responses are going to be all over...

Unfortunately responses are going to be all over the map. Info from other riders is irrelevant without knowing everyone's height, inseam, sleeve, personal preferences, etc. What works for someone who...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By lvscrvs
Too many options to list. I've used Tony Huegel's...

Too many options to list. I've used Tony Huegel's - 'byways' here on adv - Backcountry Byways books as a starting place for some of the offroad adventuring I've done. These are mostly two track,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 47,103
Views: 9,554,029
Posted By lvscrvs
Nice clear explanation of sag setup in that...

Nice clear explanation of sag setup in that video. Thanks for sharing that BluePill.

I believe the sag measurement on a stock WRR is ~3.5". Can someone tell me what it should be with a lowered...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 133,090
Posted By lvscrvs
+1 Saw a nasty head-on there last year.

+1

Saw a nasty head-on there last year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By lvscrvs
Thanks Steve, we had super weather and riding....

Thanks Steve, we had super weather and riding. Had a group of about 8 - fluctuated as plans changed. Reiff Rd you will enjoy....:clap. Several of us put up more pics - check the link above

I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By lvscrvs
Thanks Beemah for that info. Much more betta when...

Thanks Beemah for that info. Much more betta when the gate is open... :clap

Hi Steve... :wave ... Good to hear from you. I'll try to give more notice for the next one.

There's a group over at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By lvscrvs
Santa Rosa to Knoxville / Reiff Rd, Sunday Nov 9

Looks like some good weather this weekend for a DS / ADV bike ride. Not sure whether Reiff Rd is still open but I have a fun loop in mind on the backroads out to Middletown, Lower Lake and back over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
Great pics, thanks for posting those Francisco!...

Great pics, thanks for posting those Francisco! Kudos to all you guys who rode big bikes on the dirt splits... :clap

I hear the weather was fantastic along the coast.

Great to hear that you...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,855
Posted By lvscrvs
Which cameras have the feature that allows you to...

Which cameras have the feature that allows you to hit a button and keep the last 30 or 60 seconds of video? I find that I wish I'd captured something on video when it's too late, and then it's gone....
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2,080
Views: 551,331
Posted By lvscrvs
Really enjoying your photos and travelogue Paul.....

Really enjoying your photos and travelogue Paul.. your pics give a great feel for the places and people around you.

I have to say, I have a G15 and my pics are not near as sharp as yours.......
Forum: Racing 09-27-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 39,878
Posted By lvscrvs
Calistoga will be on fanschoice tonight.... ...

Calistoga will be on fanschoice tonight....

http://www.fanschoice.tv/watch-live/ama/flat-track
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
yes, tracks will be loaded at sign-in

yes, tracks will be loaded at sign-in
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3,053
Views: 785,979
Posted By lvscrvs
Looking toward the Sierras from the East....

near Lobdell Lake, CA...

http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/heartbeat165/EasternSierrasSept2014072_zpsff0d0ef3.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
Nice.... expect damp, cool weather along the...

Nice.... expect damp, cool weather along the coast, warmer and drier inland. Typical temp extremes that we see close to the coast.

Me and a buddy were over in your neighborhood this past week....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
Stu, I think your estimates are pretty good.....

Stu, I think your estimates are pretty good.. roughly.... Saturday - Low Gap 8-10, Sherwood 10-12, Bell Springs 12-3 and Dyerville 2-5. Sunday - 8-10 on Bear Ridge, 10-12 on Kings and 11-3 on Usal....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
Rode the two-day route with a few NBMC members...

Rode the two-day route with a few NBMC members who were mapping for the event this past weekend. Great riding on some of the best two track in the Lost Coast area. Temps were moderate and there was a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 35,092
Posted By lvscrvs
:lurk Excellent as always... :thumb.... we...

:lurk

Excellent as always... :thumb.... we have a tentative plan to do Sherman Pass and Alabama Hills next month. Any indication as to why Sherman was closed??
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-31-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 54,493
Posted By lvscrvs
:wave ... Hey Steve, Hope to see you out there....

:wave ... Hey Steve, Hope to see you out there. If not, there will other rides coming up soon enough. Looking forward to cooler temps and a bit of rain... should make for some nice riding coming up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 54,493
Posted By lvscrvs
Lost Coast Dual Sport / Adventure Bike Ride - Oct 4 & 5

The North Bay Motorcycle Club is hosting an overnight DS / ADV Bike event that goes from Ukiah to Fortuna and back the weekend of Oct 4 & 5. Mostly fire roads with lots of pavement options available....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,704
Posted By lvscrvs
Lost Coast Dual Sport / Adventure Bike Ride - Oct 4 & 5

The North Bay Motorcycle Club is hosting an overnight DS / ADV Bike event that goes from Ukiah to Fortuna and back the weekend of Oct 4 & 5. Mostly fire roads with lots of pavement options available....
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,724
Posted By lvscrvs
Great photos .... beautiful countryside for a...

Great photos .... beautiful countryside for a moto adventure....:clap
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 31,237
Posted By lvscrvs
Thanks Brian, Any of your other DS helmets...

Thanks Brian,

Any of your other DS helmets notable for having large enough ear pockets to accommodate a set of Autocom speakers (which are likely larger than some others)?
Forum: Vendors 08-25-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 31,237
Posted By lvscrvs
Few more questions for you Brian.... 1 - I...

Few more questions for you Brian....

1 - I have a 39 in Medium and it fits me very comfortably in the upper portion, a little loose around the jaw - pretty comfortable overall. According to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,926
Posted By lvscrvs
October Lost Coast DS Ride

Here's a link to the October DS ride i mentioned the other day. Should be a good one. I didn't realize they were already doing sign-ups. See you there, if not before... Brian
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,926
Posted By lvscrvs
haha... i need to be faster with that camera.......

haha... i need to be faster with that camera.... :wink:

Good riding with you guys... a few pics from Rocksville

Tim (one of the BARF riders we hooked up with), and Brian (rubber side down in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,926
Posted By lvscrvs
Looks like good weather for the day, high around...

Looks like good weather for the day, high around 90 for Middletown and Lower Lake. Don't know if anyone is joining us at Lake Berryessa, but i would expect to be over that way closer to 10:30.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,926
Posted By lvscrvs
Hard to say. So far we are 3 people who have...

Hard to say. So far we are 3 people who have never ridden together. If we ride to Cache Creek Regional Park I would expect to be back to Santa Rosa by around 4pm. Looks like it's going to be a...
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