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Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
The 2nd or 3rd gate Lupe mentioned above had a...

The 2nd or 3rd gate Lupe mentioned above had a Nature Conservancy placard on it despite being on the map as National Forest... figured blowing a fork seal may be a good omen compared to trampling...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Battery

Where do you plan on putting the battery box? I have a tool canister opposite of my exhaust under the subframe and I'm struggling to imagine anywhere else a decent battery would fit?

I put the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 04:55 PM
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Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
[QUOTE=Lupe Nurse;21426617]Yo MasterMarine, Here...

[QUOTE=Lupe Nurse;21426617]Yo MasterMarine, Here it is.

M-Marine, Lupe's pics pretty much summarize the whole deal. As he mentioned, the contact at www.justgastanks.com was adamantly strict about...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 8,025
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Posted By Ride38
Gearing

Ya, I've run a few years now on 16/40.
With a light Dremmel to the case and a bit of feathering on steeper trails it actually seems to work ok. I'm mostly forestry trails though. -As everyone's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
Tweeks n Geeks

Ok gang, so I'm one of the flakes who couldn't get the full adventure in with Lupe.He whipped the entire idea up about a year previous to departure with a headcount of about 5 of us but heads started...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
river camp

Your expression in the pics make your narration of that hot long ride just as miserable as you explained it.
-I hope you had beers in that cold running river ready for the next day!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
The show goes on

Pretty expensive kickstand... Can you throw a pic of the top of China Hat Peak? Would love to see that view again.
Chop chop on the CDR.
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
Let's get the RR goin' hey?

Well do we call SAR to find u out at China Hat or do we need to airdrop a ration Geritol & Flomax to get you back home so you can post!?
Enough with the on-off herky jerky story telling, get the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
Post it Holmes.

Hey nieghbor... how bout some more steady frequency in the posts ya, U trying to leave a captive audience yawning?!:evil
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 173,485
Posted By Ride38
Hell's Bells, I'm subscribed!! Safety in numbers...

Hell's Bells, I'm subscribed!! Safety in numbers lads.. nuthin better than a feral group of 90's on the loose on TAT... Release the hounds!
:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
Wicked Hi FP, I don't think the zip tie method would...

Hi FP,
I don't think the zip tie method would be endorsed by the Ride Post Nation...but in a pinch...it's a temp fix to get out of Dodge. Lupe's pic above pretty much demonstrates it on an...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
Zips

Nice...had no clue you used the zip tie manuever on this trip. -Tried & true tech! Staying tuned in for the journey.:1drink:1drink:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,274
Posted By Ride38
subcribed

Looking forward to the adventure!
That's not wine in the dromedary hey?
:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,004
Posted By Ride38
Tracks?

Just PM'd you DCK, hope you get this in time...leaving This Fri.
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2010, 11:58 PM
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Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Nice 1st post!

Welcome to the best thread! ~Looks like the Central Coast?
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Fork Guards

Hah, true-dat DrLewall!
I'm seeing folks have fork guards. I've been looking arounnd everywhere online but they all seem discontinued.
Anyone know of a pair of Acerbis laying around?:ear
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
~So far, so good (fingers crossed). :johntm No...

~So far, so good (fingers crossed). :johntm
No sign of stress fractures after about 6000 miles of constant soft "baggage" & aux rear gas tank. ~Never really exceeded more than 80lbs though.
Some...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Wicked Stock clutch cable on Rox

Fellas, I juuuust barely had enough room to squeeze the stock clutch cable to reach up on the Rox Risers. They didn't bind at the time but eventually frayed from a year's use.
Anybody know if...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,025
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Posted By Ride38
16 tooth counter sprok

Fellas, it fits...just dremmel the case gaurd a touch, been using it for years. As for 42tooth: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10294565&postcount=1344 (page 90, just 2 weeks ago).
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
motowest

Just shooting from the hip... you could buy a small battery & stow it just for the Garmin...but honestly once you get a stator rewound you'll just want to run more farkles on it. $120's not too bad...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
DS's XR

Fellas, thanks huge for the links! The gearing calculator pins me with a 42 so I'm fired up. Wide, I dremeled the case and seem to have lucked out with 16T.
G'dam nicerde Kawamatt! Beast, they're...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
DS'd XR

Hey gang, after an expensive gearing experiment, I think I screwed the pooch.
I geared to a 16/45 originally and was hoping just for a bit more road speed on the interstate so went to 16/40.
Now...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Mefo -fi fum

Mefo Explorers!
PM me if you want a rear 120! ~for sale here http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/1197045710.html
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 90,673
Posted By Ride38
Hornet clear visor 4sale

PM me if anybody needs a spankin' new unused stock DS clear visor.
I dunno..$40.
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 145,381
Posted By Ride38
Xr/mefo 150

Rite on, thx4 that info Ruffus:thumb
Just hoping to hear for sure if somebody's done the fitting before I drop the cash & shipping. :doh
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 145,381
Posted By Ride38
150 Mefo explorer on an xr400?

Has anyone actually done it?
~Too tight or just right?
Be great to hear... thx.
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ride38
I was probably just an hour ahead of you on...

I was probably just an hour ahead of you on Sunday...it was howly! Being on a 270lb XR 400 meant every extra lb of camp gear mattered in that wind.
I think that's the Big Creek bridge. ~Did you...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 145,381
Posted By Ride38
Right on, thanks Turbo...anyone gonna bite on...

Right on, thanks Turbo...anyone gonna bite on this suggetion? Would be great to know without finding out the hard way.
The Mefo 120 is way too roomy in the XR swing arm. Thx!
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 145,381
Posted By Ride38
Mefo fi fum

So far I'm also impressed...except for real loose "moon dust" trails.
Anybody know if the 150's would fit on an XR400? Tread pattern seems to deviate from normal knobby sizes. The 120's seem like...
Forum: Asia 12-21-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By Ride38
Thanks, keeping my eyes & ears:ear peeled!

Thanks, keeping my eyes & ears:ear peeled!
Forum: Asia 12-16-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By Ride38
Luzon/Cebu leads for a used 250cc dual sport to buy?

I'll be returning January to visit friends in PI and have 2 months to scoot through. Does anyone have a newer (6yrs or so) 250 they'd like to sell (or know someone)? I'm searching for a well...
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Hey AJ

How about the rear mud guard, is it from another bike model? Looks sharp!
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 1,539,687
Posted By Ride38
Back on the road

Threw some TLC toward the XR after a few years years of neglect & just returned from a 500 mile trip down the coast. Now I remember all the good reasons for tossing a plate on her! Needing a rewound...
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