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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
Wicked Re the Stewards of the Sierra

That was I driving the RZR900. The Stewards are a great group of like minded folks. They get grant money and put it to good use. They have a good relationship with the local Sierra Forest management...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
another Big Dog adventure ride

Mark Sampson, AKA "Big Dog", just put up another ride report with pictures and a few videos sprinkled in.
They go on the Colorado and Utah back country trails. CBDR and UBDR.
Anyway ck it out if...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
Laugh New bike

2013 Yamaha FJR

It replaced my 08 Yamaha FZ1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
Hi Perry

Just been playing. I got a new street bike and have been going on a few trips with my buds.
Really have not been riding the duel sport as much as I wanted to this year. My excuse is it was too...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Todays ride

Finally did my annual ride today. Left at 0830 for the upper Kings River to Balch Camp then went up to Black Rock and on up to the Wishon area.
I came back down thru Ross Crossing then to Fence...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 53,837
Posted By Daryl D
Yep..let me know

Yep..let me know
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 53,837
Posted By Daryl D
Jeff, The WR does have the stock tank. It...

Jeff,

The WR does have the stock tank. It holds 1.9 gal. I tested it soon after I got it and ran it dry. I got 122 miles before it died. I ran it like normal not trying to baby it for best gas...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 885
Views: 53,837
Posted By Daryl D
BMW shop ride

Just wanted to say I had a great time on the ride also. I thought it went very and it was fun. This was the first time I have gone on a shop ride with the BMW group.

Good to meet you Joe and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 41,448
Views: 7,737,372
Posted By Daryl D
Check out Big Dog's rides

Mark Sampson's web site has several very long trips he has done on his WR250r
go to www.bigdogadventures.com (http://www.bigdogadventures.com)


Also this guy posted about his trip to South...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Daryl D
Giant Loop

I have a 2011 WR 250R also. I got the Giant Loop Coyote set up. Have used it several times and its great. I also have the Moto Billet rack. If I need to carry more stuff I lash a dry bag to the rack....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Happy New Year

Just a short update. After I got back from the LA 2 Vegas ride My knee was still hurting pretty good so I went to the Ortho doc and eventually got an MRI. End result was a bone contusion and small...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 41,448
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Posted By Daryl D
Got my 2011 at Wilson's Motorcycles in Fresno...

Got my 2011 at Wilson's Motorcycles in Fresno (559-237-0215) I know they have at least 1 2012 (last time I was there)
. They give fair deals
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-01-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
I had sand in places I didn't know it could go......

I had sand in places I didn't know it could go... I'm hoping I just bruised my knee. I think its feeling better. I will get it cked next Tues.
It was a great experiance overall. I appreciated...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
LA 2 vegas ride

Looks like I'm going to make the 2nd day only. (The ride from Barstow to Las Vegas on Saturday)
I will arrive in Barstow sometime Friday afternoon and get checked in.
I will try and find Chip and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
I thought about it. Let me do some checking. That...

I thought about it. Let me do some checking. That might work.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Cry Hey Chip. Glad your feeling better. That was a...

Hey Chip. Glad your feeling better. That was a hard hit you took. Glad it was not any worse.
I enjoyed riding with you guys. My legs got pretty sore by Monday. I really think I'm not ready for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Sounds good to me. I really need the practice if...

Sounds good to me. I really need the practice if I'm going to the Barstow- LV ride. Tell me where and when

Daryl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 48,540
Posted By Daryl D
We are working on a group from Fresno going on...

We are working on a group from Fresno going on the ride. Looks like somewhere around 6-8 bikes. We are trying to work on getting the bikes back to Palmdale from Vegas. I can't speak for the group but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
rooms for LA2B2V

I booked a room in Palmdale for Thursday Nov 24th at the Holiday Inn
Also a room in Barstow for Friday Nov 25th at the Quality Inn

Both rooms include full breakfast (if time permits)

The...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Looks pretty good for me going. I talked to Chip...

Looks pretty good for me going. I talked to Chip again and he is working on renting a truck to haul bikes with.
I would like to split motel expenses. At least in Palmdale and Barstow. Not sure about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13,935
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Posted By Daryl D
I talked to Chip awhile back about LA2B2V. I'm...

I talked to Chip awhile back about LA2B2V. I'm pretty sure I'm going now. Please keep me in the loop.
I was able to try my bike in some sand at a dry creek bed and did ok. I was able to control the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41,448
Views: 7,737,372
Posted By Daryl D
Try this guys ride. 30K from USA to South America...

Try this guys ride. 30K from USA to South America

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t4763-wr250r-to-south-america
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,517
Posted By Daryl D
Possible record setting ride on WRR?

This guy had a heck of a ride on his 08 WR250R. Just over 30,000 miles from the USA to South America.


http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t4763-wr250r-to-south-america

The other big time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
PM sent

Even the name sounds FAST...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Oh great!!.. Oh well.. in for a penny... in for a...

Oh great!!.. Oh well.. in for a penny... in for a pound

I'm pretty good at following dust trails...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Puke Hey Monti I wish.. I need more seat time...

Hey Monti

I wish.. I need more seat time off road. Its a work in progress. I hate riding alone.. Tried a few times but all I get is static from the wife... "You will get hurt and no one will find...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Hey Monti.. I wish... I do ok when I'm on the...

Hey Monti.. I wish... I do ok when I'm on the road but I really slow it down in the dirt. Its getting better I just need to go ride more.
I found out its a pain going alone. The wife freaks out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Puke Can anyone go other than the weekend? Most...

Can anyone go other than the weekend? Most weekdays are good for me. I'm supposed to shoot in the high power rifle match this weekend at the Auberry Road range
I finally put the 606's on my little...
Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 41,448
Views: 7,737,372
Posted By Daryl D
I got the Coyote bag and had the exact same...

I got the Coyote bag and had the exact same question as you. I ended up calling GL and talked to someone there.
He suggested installing the supplied metal heat shield directly to the stock muffler...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
I never had the pleasure of meeting Sergio but...

I never had the pleasure of meeting Sergio but from what I have read he sounded like a great guy.
If you guys put a ride together I'm in.

I got the dreaded phone call about a month ago when my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,158
Posted By Daryl D
camping areas distances

Are you talking about Mammoth Lakes or Mammoth Pool reserviour ? There is a big difference.
Mammoth Pool is above Bass Lake on this side of the Sierra's. (West side)
Mammoth Lakes is on the East...
Forum: Vendors 08-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 89,916
Posted By Daryl D
1200 camo set up

:clap Just received the 1200 camo rig. Looks great and well made. I will try it out this weekend on a duel sport camping trip to the high Sierra's.

Thanks Bob (at Geigerrig) for all your help...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,158
Posted By Daryl D
[QUOTE=surferbum;16574702]I am planning one last...

[QUOTE=surferbum;16574702]I am planning one last ride/camping trip (before the snow flies) to Sierra National Forest. Never been there but from reading others reports, it looks like a fun dual-sport...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,867
Posted By Daryl D
My first thought is you won't be satisfied. I...

My first thought is you won't be satisfied. I have noticed that most aggressive off road riders feel the power is lacking. They want to try and modify it and turn it into something it is not. It...
Forum: Thumpers 08-03-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,867
Posted By Daryl D
Laugh After 15 years with no bike I bought a 09 KLR...

After 15 years with no bike I bought a 09 KLR 650. I thought it would be the, "Do everything bike". I wanted a street legal moderate trail/fireroad bike. I also wanted something for the street that...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41,448
Views: 7,737,372
Posted By Daryl D
Just a thought about using Av gas 100 LL. It has...

Just a thought about using Av gas 100 LL. It has way more lead in it than any leaded auto fuel you could buy in the past. I know its says 100LL (low lead) but it is not.
I use it in my plane but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,029
Posted By Daryl D
My son and I are leaving some time this afternoon...

My son and I are leaving some time this afternoon from Fresno (ITS HOT!!) We are both on FZ1's. One Black and the other Red...
Its been about 15 years since I've been to Laguna.:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
From what one of the guys on the ride said the...

From what one of the guys on the ride said the gate to Dusy trail was closed at Courtright. I did not actually go to the gate myself.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-19-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Yes sir..Going with my son and his family. Have...

Yes sir..Going with my son and his family. Have not been back for 15 yrs
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13,935
Views: 1,069,011
Posted By Daryl D
Fun ride

Thanks PC.. It was good to put faces with the names. After I got home I felt like I got run over by a truck.. Looks like more gym time :cry
You guys have fun on the camping trip!
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