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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,353
Posted By burntflan
Ride still on for the 15th?

Hey Dean,

It's been awhile. Am too out of shape/practice to ride my EXC -- at least for now -- so I bought a Triumph Scrambler to bomb around on. If it's on, will definitely try to make it.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,096
Posted By burntflan
Darn

Hey,

Sorry I missed it. Had a little truck trouble -- somehow a sheet metal screw found its way into a dime-sized opening in my alternator. Thanks to some friendly folks at the Lakeport Napa, got...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,096
Posted By burntflan
Thanks

Hey Dean,

Thanks for the offer but I've already got it loaded on the truck...

See you there.

James
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,096
Posted By burntflan
Talking Think I'm in

Hey Dean,

Had a blast on the last ride. Need to do some maintenance but if I can get it together in time will see you there...

James
07 Exc 525:D
03 640 Adventure -- blown motor :cry
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By burntflan
Thanks

Thanks Dean! Had a blast and got the EXC a lot muddier than I thought I would.


Cheers!

James
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,250
Posted By burntflan
I'm in

Hey,

I'm a recent re-transplant from the Rocky Mountain ADVR contingent. Am definitely in. Hopefully you won't give me too much grief for trucking in the 525...

James

07 KTM 525 EXC
03 KTM...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By burntflan
Monday - 4/27 - Jemez

Hey,

Know it's late notice but decided to take the day off to get a ride in in the Jemez. Heading out from Santa Fe (Eldorado) around 9 am and plan on going through Madrid, Baja Waldo and then...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-24-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By burntflan
Any Copywriting Experience?

Hey Velvet,

Do you have any marketing or ad copywriting experience? Even if not, if you can write and copy edit, I may be able to throw you a little freelance work. If you're interested PM, your...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By burntflan
Hell Yeah. My new fender should arrive tomorrow...

Hell Yeah. My new fender should arrive tomorrow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By burntflan
Kids and SF

Harry's and Cowgirl are best for kids. Both have good kid menus; my kids (3 and 5) love both places. The food is always solid and a good choice of margaritas. In my humble opinion, Pasqual's has the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By burntflan
Madrid-Jemez May 10th

Many rides. First ride report. Would have taken more pix but haven't yet worked out a convenient place to keep the camera. About mid-way through Mark commandeered the Canon, so there's probably more...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,273
Posted By burntflan
groundhog day?

Want to do it again, tomorrow? Was thinking about hitting the jemez solo too...

Yes?

PM or call me

James
2003 640 ADV with super-cool orange rallye tank

505.466.1662
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By burntflan
Bummer. Well, I guess if you've even got more of...

Bummer. Well, I guess if you've even got more of a reason to get the 640 running...

James
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By burntflan
Baja Waldo 4/20?

Thinking about doing the Waldo-Baja Waldo loop Sunday. Any takers? I'll probably leave Eldorado around 10 am so could meet in Cerrillos or Madrid by 10:30 or so

Cheers,

James
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By burntflan
Hey Tim, Yeah, it's been awhile. You were...

Hey Tim,

Yeah, it's been awhile. You were witness to probably my worst day on bike since i was about six, when my dad first tried to teach me to ride...

Thanks for the tip and maybe I'll...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By burntflan
Santa Fe Advr's --Any Experience with SMR

Hey,

Anyone have any experience with a shop called SMR. My rear shock needs service and I don't really feel like boxing it up and sending it off. The local KTM dealer recommended SMR, as I guess...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-11-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,495
Posted By burntflan
Excellent!. Totally worth the blown fork seal,...

Excellent!. Totally worth the blown fork seal, againx3. Here are some pix:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/burntflan/sets/72157603097805214/

James
'03adv640
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,495
Posted By burntflan
I'm in eldorado, so I'll probably just cust...

I'm in eldorado, so I'll probably just cust across from Galisteo. Maybe I'll catch you along the way...

James
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,495
Posted By burntflan
I think I'm in, too. Is there a Santa Fe meet-up...

I think I'm in, too. Is there a Santa Fe meet-up in the works?

James
'03 640 ADV
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By burntflan
Hair, Great pix, and ride. I loved that...

Hair,

Great pix, and ride. I loved that section where the trail gives way to the meadow. it makes me smile just looking at it. Glad you got at least one of me where I wasn't on my #ss. The good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By burntflan
Yes, back country is preferable. 9 at Valley...

Yes, back country is preferable. 9 at Valley Caldera sounds good. One question: Where is Valley Caldera?

If you want to take it off the board, my email is james@burntflan.com
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By burntflan
Sunday Ride

Haven't really thought about it, but would like to get a full day in, so the earlier the better...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By burntflan
Sunday May 5/20 Santa Fe Ride

Howdy Santa Fe Adventure Riders. Me and my KTM 640 are looking to shake off the @%$# winter blues this Sunday. I'm pretty new to the area am hoping to find a dirt/goat route from Santa Fe to Jemez...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By burntflan
Thanks

Hey,

Thanks for the all love. I'm always up for a ride so if you're in the neighborhood, give me a shout...


james

e: burntflan@yahoo.com
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By burntflan
Sunday, YES

Hey Ditch,

Am definitely up for a short ride Sunday. There's definitely dirt everywhere but don't think I would make too many friends barnstorming the neighborhood. Haven't been over to the Forest...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2006, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By burntflan
Any Santa Fe Riders?

Hey,

Just moved here a few weeks ago from SF, CA and haven't yet had a chance get my ADV 640 out of the garage. Currently living in El Dorado and would appreciate any local knowledge...also...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By burntflan
Thanks

Thanks for the info. Looking to head out Monday, so the Mendo Forest maybe a bit too warm. Think I'm just going to head to the Sierras/White Mountains. Just got a copy of Back Country Adventures...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By burntflan
NoCal route suggestions

Hey,

I have a one week reprieve from work/kids to spend alone with the dirt and my 640/ADV. Wasn't planning on taking it until the fall but things happened and my wndow opens and closes starting...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 11,414
Posted By burntflan
Wheel Options

I too had mine rebuilt by Woody w/ Buchannan SS spokes and Excel rim. Would rather have the cash than a new wheel, although spoke failure pre-Woody took a bite out of my rotor and caliper. Any one...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2005, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By burntflan
Leak

I had the same leak on my new '03 Adventure. If it's been less than a year, take it to the dealer and they should warranty it. Mine did. If they have the parts they should be able to turn it around...
Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,074
Posted By burntflan
Ids2 Core Quandary

Well, if you come up with a workable design please share.
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2005, 03:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,074
Posted By burntflan
ids2 core

Can with mystery core. I can live with another $50. Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2005, 03:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,074
Posted By burntflan
IDS2 Core

Thanks. Haven't received it yet. that's why I don't know for sure. I guess I should have said that. Impulse buy. Should have just ordered it new. I have a feeling it's going to end up costing me the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-07-2005, 12:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,074
Posted By burntflan
ADV Supertrapp IDS2 Core

Decided to keep the stock can on my '03 ADV stock and found a used IDS2 on Ebay for $150. Queried the seller about the core. He wasn't 100% positive but was pretty sure it was "racing" and not...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,388
Posted By burntflan
Sell the GS

I had a '92 GS for ten years. I road the hell out of it. Loaded it up to the gills and drove from SF to NYC via CA, NV, AZ, NM and TX dirt and back 7 years later, with numerous dirt trips in between....
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 68,345
Posted By burntflan
Question re Muffler modification

Hey Creeper,

I was all set to do to the muffler mod on my '03 adventure but chicken'd out with hole saw in hand. I don't know if it's possible to f' it up but if there's a way I'll know I'll do...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,541
Posted By burntflan
Ultimate solution

I almost have the ultimate solution. I have a spare that has a 6" crack where the tank attaches to frame. Don't ask me how I cracked it. It's just one of many things I've f'd up as I've made the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2005, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By burntflan
Thanks Woody

Thanks for info. I'll definitely consider the superlacing. What's the typical turnaround time? A few years ago Tim the wheel guy in Kentucky rebuilt my GS wheel and it took about 5 months. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By burntflan
Thanks

Thanks for all the advice. I've tried pretty much everything except for the SS spokes and the blueprinting, and will consider superlacing. I'm still not convincd the squeal and spokes are unrelated,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By burntflan
adv 640 wheel squeal driving me mad

The front wheel on my '03 640 is driving me F#@ crazy. It squeals. It pops spokes. It refuses to stay true. I've changed the pads. Replaced the DID rim with an Excel. True it obessively. Although, I...
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