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Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,319
Posted By alphajory
Glad to see you had a great ride. We met you...

Glad to see you had a great ride. We met you about half way along your ride on day 4 as we were riding north to BofLa. I have to give credit to the team riding two up, I know that I wouldn't have...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 788,185
Posted By alphajory
holly cow vince whats happened you looks like you...

holly cow vince whats happened you looks like you aged a hundred years since you finished your trip south. time to get on the bike and ride again..lol:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 05-30-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,185
Posted By alphajory
i have the k60 scout on the back of the 990 and...

i have the k60 scout on the back of the 990 and have had good luck with the tire. i have over 5000km now and they are less than half gone so i should be able to get close to 12000km before they are...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,612
Posted By alphajory
As it gets closer for me to replace the 990 i...

As it gets closer for me to replace the 990 i have started to think what would i replace it with. over the past couple of years there have been several new manufactures entering into the adventure...
Forum: Beasts 11-27-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,183
Posted By alphajory
the cases are made by GIVI for suzuki and are...

the cases are made by GIVI for suzuki and are metal on the explorer with black plastic corner protectors. Freight cost to the dealer is around $300 and setup time and pdi is 4 hours. FFP from...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,465
Posted By alphajory
the k 60 rear tires are good and stand up well....

the k 60 rear tires are good and stand up well. it depends on how much off road a dirt you plan on doing. i have ran the dunlop 606 front which is a bit more aggressive and has a stiffer sidewall,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
the gates were lock when we went through as well...

the gates were lock when we went through as well but there was a jeep trail around the first 2 and we road around the third. the Canadian that owns the property said that the military told him to put...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
hmm where was i in the story ..... some of...

hmm where was i in the story .....

some of the group were a bit delayed getting to the hotel as Doc was the first to fall victim of a front pinch flat. But everyone arrived in one piece in Vicente...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
now that would really be a hand full. it would...

now that would really be a hand full. it would have been great to catch up with you once again. you still thinking of a ar ride to work this summer?
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
Day one starts at Kiki's in San Felipe though...

Day one starts at Kiki's in San Felipe though laguna Diablo, san Matias stop at mike sky ranch for a cerveza and ending up in on the pacific coast in Vincente Guerrero for the evening an easy day...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
nope you don't have to be over age but it helps

nope you don't have to be over age but it helps
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,022
Posted By alphajory
el groucho tour baja 2012

As the winter wears on its time to leave the northern reaches and head south for some warm weather riding. A couple of the crew have invested in a big blue bus that capable carrying 8 motorcycles and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-01-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By alphajory
the key to making the hd tubes work is to insure...

the key to making the hd tubes work is to insure that you use talcum powder on the inside between the tube and tire this allows the tube to slip and not build up heat. i use this method every time i...
Forum: Latin America 02-29-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,057
Posted By alphajory
just returned from a 2 week ride in the northern...

just returned from a 2 week ride in the northern part of the baja. we had a great time once again, rode over 2000km of trails crossing from one side of the the peninsula to the other. On the entire...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,553
Posted By alphajory
check out the giant loop products, there are a...

check out the giant loop products, there are a few different sizes. i have used the bags for a couple of years now, they stand up well survived a few crashes and still look as good as new.
Forum: Americas 12-07-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25,367
Views: 2,043,388
Posted By alphajory
i rode most of it a couple of years ago and what...

i rode most of it a couple of years ago and what i remember the sections that i rode were paved and i don't remember any cattle guards but there was a few deer and the rare donkey.
Forum: Canada 11-19-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,384
Posted By alphajory
i have made the drive from pg to calgary...

i have made the drive from pg to calgary countless times. The drive through the the parkway offers great views through out the winter with several hostels that remain open for the skiing crowd. you...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 19,502
Posted By alphajory
we are using the bib mousse for the baja 1000 and...

we are using the bib mousse for the baja 1000 and are running mousse in most of the bikes during preride but most of the riding is off road and very little on highway. the mousse stand up well but...
Forum: Vendors 11-02-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,197
Posted By alphajory
xd3 is not being replaced but there are certain...

xd3 is not being replaced but there are certain colors that will be replaced
Forum: Canada 11-02-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,020
Posted By alphajory
the place that i buy most stuff from pricing is...

the place that i buy most stuff from pricing is very close to what i would pay if purchased from the states and if i include shipping it is cheaper. this has been only the last year or so that they...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,020
Posted By alphajory
yes sales tax is added on to all goods imported...

yes sales tax is added on to all goods imported into Canada, but the importer can claim the tax back in certain cases. However, duties applied cannot be claimed back as well as any brokerage fees...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-30-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,080
Posted By alphajory
if you have any e10 fuel in the tanks remove in...

if you have any e10 fuel in the tanks remove in and put in straight gas, you can leave the tanks and the bike. once you have the tanks filled place the bike in the sun where the tanks will get hot...
Forum: Racing 10-28-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,431
Posted By alphajory
501x

501x
Forum: Racing 10-22-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,431
Posted By alphajory
Were in the old mans class, hoping to complete...

Were in the old mans class, hoping to complete the race in a slightly better time than the last go and still be in one piece. :D
Forum: Canada 10-22-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,020
Posted By alphajory
i guess it pays to ride the hd...$800 for a tire...

i guess it pays to ride the hd...$800 for a tire and mounting. what did they have to do take the entire bike apart to get at the tire? i don't know about the $90 tire but for a metzler it's about...
Forum: Canada 10-22-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,020
Posted By alphajory
The prices for some things from parts canada (a ...

The prices for some things from parts canada (a parts unlimited subsidiary) and motovan have fallen in line or a least closer to what the american pricing is but unfortunately still not the same....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 50,947
Posted By alphajory
looks like we are in, rooms booked, sounds like a...

looks like we are in, rooms booked, sounds like a good wind down as we return from riding the baja 1000. do people ride the reverse route to get back to barstow or is there another route?
Forum: Americas 09-26-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25,367
Views: 2,043,388
Posted By alphajory
Geezer, the drug cartels, gang violence and...

Geezer, the drug cartels, gang violence and organized crime is a problem for travellers no matter what country you are travelling in. Mexico has it problems, for sure, but it's not that much...
Forum: Americas 09-23-2011, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25,367
Views: 2,043,388
Posted By alphajory
its been a long time since we have seen a word...

its been a long time since we have seen a word from this threads sponsor....trice your slipping:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Americas 09-20-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By alphajory
thanks wr2surf, we had thought of just back...

thanks wr2surf, we had thought of just back tracking the same route, from the day before and that might be what we end up doing. however we thought that it might be nice to see some more of the area...
Forum: Americas 09-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By alphajory
Vegas to Barstow the return trip

On our way back from riding the Baja 1000 we thought that we would ride the barstow to vegas run as it fits into our time line for the return trip north, and since its winter here, a slight delay...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 96,109
Posted By alphajory
good luck on your trip.:clap:clap i did a similar...

good luck on your trip.:clap:clap i did a similar one a couple of years ago and had a great time. Rode the copper canyon and down through the central parts of mexico. Stayed in hostels for the most...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 788,185
Posted By alphajory
Hello Vin Skipping the Alaska ride this year...

Hello Vin

Skipping the Alaska ride this year might have worked in your favour. The weather here has been the worst that i can remember, today was the first day that it hasn't rains in weeks.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 788,185
Posted By alphajory
sorry to hear that you will not be making the...

sorry to hear that you will not be making the trip north this year. that dam reality of work actually starting to set in........ time tables and deadlines a strange bed fellow for a man of leisure...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 788,185
Posted By alphajory
you better start spending some time in the freezer

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Forum: Orange Crush 06-01-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,681
Posted By alphajory
windscreen again

Has any one tried the MadStad windscreen mount with the Areo Flow wind screen. Not an inexpensive option but if it works i would be willing to put out the extra dollars for the less buffeted ride
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,726
Posted By alphajory
just a question, do the helmets with the internal...

just a question, do the helmets with the internal visor receive a snell rating?
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,134
Posted By alphajory
price of tires just took another jump upward, so...

price of tires just took another jump upward, so as riding season starts look to be paying more for rubber.:cry
Forum: Americas 05-18-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By alphajory
i just finish a 2 week ride in the baja. rode a...

i just finish a 2 week ride in the baja. rode a bit of tarmac in and out of the towns and cities . no plates and no one asked to see any paper work. Mexican insurance might be a good idea though.
Forum: Americas 05-18-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By alphajory
from Pavillion head west to the gang ranch and...

from Pavillion head west to the gang ranch and then north to Farrell canyon then back to Williams lake . This is a great ride, and there will be no snow. Beats riding the tarmac up hyway 97. from...
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