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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,725
Posted By Crashing
Thanks for sharing

We were the two Husky guys and one DR camped behind you guys. We missed some of those trails so maybe in the next month or so, we can get back up there. If you are interested in maybe a section of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,395
Posted By Crashing
don't know what you're used to

Some people love Oakland. My mom was born there as was her mom. Although I work in Oakland, I live in Alameda. Alameda is small town USA and not for everybody but it sort of grows on you. I moved...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Crashing
try Tri Valley Moto in Livermore

They have a map just like you are talking about. i got it on the service desk and it its a state map but for some reason the rangers don't give you that one when you ask for a map. It has a lot...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 130,799
Posted By Crashing
just picked up an 06 TE450

We'll let you know in 30 days or so a report. Came from a DRZ400E which was plated and all set up perfect for me. Couldn't modify my way out of the weight though so I'm trying something different. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,144
Posted By Crashing
another pic

one of the river crossings. Keep in mind we were looking for stuff like this on the small bikes and there were probably some easier options for the most part
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,144
Posted By Crashing
picture of the day after T-day going back in

It was just us and the bears...bring your bean can!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,144
Posted By Crashing
had an epic there

long story short(ened), 3 riders, DRZ400 (2) plus KTM-520EXC day before Thanksgiving, 2005 I think. We rode from Downeiville side. F'd aroudn all day and got to Pker Flat, one DRZ died due to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,586
Posted By Crashing
did the morning loop

Left at 6am from Alameda through Caldecott (got cold in the valley) to 242-4-160 to Walnut Grove and had breakfast at Almas Cafe. Turned around and went hwy 220 I think it was with the two ferries...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,586
Posted By Crashing
I'd be up for a morning delta ride but I turn into a

pumpkin at noon. My bro just cancelled on me. we were going to mess around at Carnegie but I'm up for something else.

Chris
Buell ulysses
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,725
Posted By Crashing
one thing on the pegs

I was going to try to get the pegs coated with LineX before I got my new ones. To me there is no such thing as too grippy of pegs but that may help the stockers. Grippy paint with sand is also...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,725
Posted By Crashing
touratech makes some grippy pegs

I got these and they are real dirt bike pegs. did have to cut the shifter though as they are much wider than the old pegs.

Also, I have been up and down Carnegie on my Uly. Tire pressure is big...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,775
Posted By Crashing
review of F800GS-100 miles or so

f800gs-1000 miles review
<hr style="color: rgb(87, 87, 87);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> I just rented one of these brand new from Moto Mader in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,420
Posted By Crashing
f800gs-1000 miles review

I just rented one of these brand new from Moto Mader in Switzerland. Impressive bike. I rode it about 1500KM in 4 days through Swiss and Italian Alps near Andermatt and Pontresea (sp?). Mostly...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 891
Posted By Crashing
use water based stuff like Nikwax

The waterbased stuff won't rot your leather and will go into the stiched seanms a lot easier than SnoSeal or Mink Oil or anything like that. I used to use Mink oil or snow seal and then got turned...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,048
Posted By Crashing
Promo Code For Kit Discount

Go to www.adventuremedicalkits.com and then choose a product to buy and use this coupon code at checkout : RIDE0708

Case sensitive and those are zeros not o's. Good for 25% off anything you want...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,048
Posted By Crashing
Hey there from Adventure Medical Kits

thanks for the feedback! As a fellow inmate and part time adventurer, our company is focused on a good experience not only when you buy the kit, but when you open it up and have to use it which is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 652
Posted By Crashing
be a dirtbag like me

Depens on your budget--if it's low--be a dirtbag!

Camp in Camp 4 which is walk in and always pretty full but communal and where all the big wall climbers camp (live). talk about some crazy guys...
Forum: Beasts 11-01-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Crashing
I came from a roadster

I had a 1200R 2004 that I had beefier springs and a fork brace on and also new 14.25" progressive rear shocks. That package was a 5 with the stock suspension being about a 2 our of 10, this Uly is...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,040
Posted By Crashing
depends on how much $$

If you are going waterproof that is one thing but being in BC you get enough rain where you might want to invest in waterproof/breathable. Basically waterproff stuff like coated nylon or coated...
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 992
Posted By Crashing
Klim Gear-Powerxross Pullover vs. Valdez Jacket

Looking at either the Klim (pronounced like climb) Valdez Jacket vs the Powerxross Pull over.

Jacket pluses
More vents
more ventilated fabric (XCR 25% more breathable than regular goretex)
more...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,499
Posted By Crashing
i've owned some of each brand

I've owned 6 suzuki's and 1 hD and 1 buell. Dealer network is wider on the suzuki (than the buell) but the HD/Buell dealer has actually been more helpful. i had a valve go bad after warranty on...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,697
Posted By Crashing
multitech

I'm wearing this right now as I type (not riding!) Anyway, if you have a proud chin, it might hit your chin. Try one on if you can. I'm trying to figure out if I can live with it before returning...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 34,746
Posted By Crashing
ordered from Parts 411

fast service.

Put the helmet on (size L) closed and then flipped down the shield.

Chin hits the chin bar--barely but it hits. Can I dremel this thing 1/4"--anyone done this? Love the thing...
Forum: Beasts 09-25-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,649
Posted By Crashing
$5000 Maintenance card

I want to hire the salesman who sold them the $5000 maintenance card! Shoot--reminds me of a joke--

Joe goes to the local do everything warehouse store and says--I need a job as a salesman. Boss...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 112,135
Posted By Crashing
I just picked one up!

It was the bike I should have bought when I bought my last bike. Well two years later with a few used ones on the market, the new ones coming out and the prices came down a bit, and yesterday I...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Crashing
stabilizer

Interesting comment on the stabilizer. I thought it would be all positive on that. I know when I put the Scotts Stabilizer on my DRZ400 it made a huge difference on high speed riding as far as the...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Crashing
I'm in! went for the 06

It is sweet! I will put on a set of tires and it will be new to me anyway!

The only thing the guy didn't have was the owners manual unfortunately but I'm sure I can pick one of those up easily. ...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Crashing
whoa!

that is a deal! did they have any more of those? Even with shipping that woudl work out better.

Guy dropped his price to $8200 for the 06
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2007, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Crashing
I did up my life insurance

well I should say bought life insurance finally. Before the kid my wife and I agreed that she would be fine (find some other dude after mourning for a few days) but now I feel like I'm not going to...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,581
Posted By Crashing
06 vs 08 uly--how much more wood u pay

OK would you take an:
1. 06 Uly with race kit, stabilizer, tank bags and hard bags $6.8K miles with service records for $8500
2 08 Uly new for $12,000 + + + +

changes are great but...that's...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Crashing
Livermore HD won't budge

I offer Scott at Livermore HD 10.5K today and since they only had one 2008 and "it's the hottest selling bike on the market" he said no. Funny thing was he used to work at Bob Dron in Oakland and of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2006, 09:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,180
Posted By Crashing
trail work going on too

To All:

Volunteers Needed for Trail Work on December 3, 2006 for Georgetown Ranger District


Meeting Location: Information Signs at Mace Mill Staging Area, Mace Mill Road, Georgetown Ranger...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By Crashing
cool!

Thanks for all the feedback. CaveBikers trip report was great showing it definitely can be done. After everyones comments and looking at more pics and talking to the organizer who is game for some...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,844
Posted By Crashing
lots of good info

I work in the outdoor industry which is slang for the manufactures that make moutaineering, camping, climbing equipment and after 20 years of that I know now that you don't have to be cold almost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By Crashing
check this out before you go

not sure if this is where you are going but I was going to do some off road riding here too and I need to look into this further....


Rock Creek trail closure, SNOW
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By Crashing
Copper Canyon on a Sportster??

I've never been m/c riding in Mexico and I'm also new to the forum.

I have a DRZ400 also and am 90% sure that is the right bike looking at pics and reading others posts. Iwas wondering though...
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