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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 363,265
Posted By Burro X
Fall Sunset, Big Pines Highway - Wrightwood CA 10 minutes apart

http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Wrightwood-CA-Area/i-2CTJNB7/0/M/IMG_0831-M.jpghttp://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Wrightwood-CA-Area/i-rdwFLd8/0/M/SUNSET01-M.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 425,104
Posted By Burro X
Godspeed Dave, condolences to his family &...

Godspeed Dave, condolences to his family & friends...
We had dinner with him when he came though Houston
on his 48 state trip, he spent the night at a friends , did a little
tire maintenance and...
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,670
Posted By Burro X
I called the only listed station in Houston TX...

I called the only listed station in Houston TX and they said they haven't had non-ethanol gas in eight years, but get calls for it all the time ( I told him about the website listing ) In Harris and...
Forum: Vendors 12-17-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 32,662
Posted By Burro X
Got mine today - jumped two cars at work already...

Got mine today - jumped two cars at work already , works great !
Forum: Old's Cool 12-16-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 1,351,096
Posted By Burro X
Darryl Hurst ( #34 winner 75' Astrodome short...

Darryl Hurst ( #34 winner 75' Astrodome short track, Kevin's uncle ) , Kevin Schwantz ( in Darryl's leathers )
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,670
Posted By Burro X
Just pull the intake, as long as you see the...

Just pull the intake, as long as you see the intake valve you can blast it
( both valves need to be closed ) get a small shop vac up in that area
and you can avoid making a big mess, just keep it...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,670
Posted By Burro X
I worked for BMW ( autos ) back in the mid 80's...

I worked for BMW ( autos ) back in the mid 80's and carbon deposits on intake valves were common and all of their 4 & 6 cylinder engines.
This caused difficult cold starts, rough idle and poor...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 58,850
Posted By Burro X
Godspeed Kurt - condolences to his family &...

Godspeed Kurt - condolences to his family & friends....
Our moto community lost a great one .......
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,763
Posted By Burro X
Classic ! thanks for sharing...

Classic ! thanks for sharing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 32,669
Posted By Burro X
Was just reading thru SoCal trips and saw this...

Was just reading thru SoCal trips and saw this thread...
You can get in free at Jalama Beach for an hour if you are going
to the cafe for a Jalama Burger :thumbup Always worth the trip!
Great...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,352
Posted By Burro X
I have been through 2 pair of these in the past...

I have been through 2 pair of these in the past 6-7 years , the have decent protection and really do have decent air flow - great for riding in Texas @95F ++ !
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 164,979
Posted By Burro X
Houston TX

http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Riding-All-Over/i-gMHSVcw/0/L/mural2-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By Burro X
I like #2, but I think they are both...

I like #2, but I think they are both overpriced....I don't know much about having the 705 kit, yes more power but will it cause higher temps
and overheating, especially at altitude - maybe it's a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 14,269
Posted By Burro X
2012 Aprilia APRC V4 Tuono 2009 Moto Guzzi...

2012 Aprilia APRC V4 Tuono
2009 Moto Guzzi Stelvio
2006 Moto Guzzi Breva 1100 ( near Austin )
2002 BMW GS1150 ( in CA )
2004 Suzuki DR650 ( in CA )
2001 Honda XR650L
2005 Yamaha WR250F
2007...
Forum: Racing 04-11-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 26,756
Posted By Burro X
Take 71 thru Bastrop, Exit 21 South then turn...

Take 71 thru Bastrop, Exit 21 South then turn right on 812 - takes you straight to the track, there wasn't any traffic that direction for F1 all three days....
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By Burro X
Pretty much everything in this thread is true,...

Pretty much everything in this thread is true, 450/550 are race bikes, with HIGH maint requirements. The Rotax V990's have been almost bulletproof, rarely require valve adjustments and handle second...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-11-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 28,646
Posted By Burro X
Droptarotter your RZ looks incredible! I had a...

Droptarotter your RZ looks incredible! I had a Kenny Roberts RZ in the late 80's with Toomey pipes and it is the only bike I truly regret ever selling - gonna find another good clean one someday.......
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 626,312
Posted By Burro X
If I only had about 4-5K to spend on one street...

If I only had about 4-5K to spend on one street bike, I would find a good used Falco - that bike was ahead of it's time and does it all !
Forum: 2 smokers 04-10-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 28,646
Posted By Burro X
Thanks ! This bike began life as a full...

Thanks !

This bike began life as a full blown roadracer, purchased in Canada, stripped down and raced for several years in the Midwest, winning some championships and many races.
Then it sat for...
Forum: 2 smokers 04-08-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 28,646
Posted By Burro X
83" rd500

My 83' RD500 - Lomas Pipes , Fox shock, starts first or second kick - sounds wicked!
http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Yamaha-RD500-84-Model/i-gQcBgq9/0/M/RD500%20002-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 22,674
Posted By Burro X
Great pics and story! Someday I will make it...

Great pics and story! Someday I will make it there also... If you are on the West Coast they have a Guzzi V8 at the Solvang Museum......
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,198
Posted By Burro X
I have not heard ( or read ) of any, but the RSV4...

I have not heard ( or read ) of any, but the RSV4 and Tuono V4 have the majority of the actual fuel tank UNDER the seat - the fuel filler is in a normal position but the "tank" you see is more of a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 626,312
Posted By Burro X
Yeah and there is absolutely nothing bad about...

Yeah and there is absolutely nothing bad about the two cylinders I had, the Rotax Mille's and Tuono's are sooo much fun :ricky
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 626,312
Posted By Burro X
The characteristics are similar to the Twin below...

The characteristics are similar to the Twin below 6K You can lug the
engine down and it pulls hard, or harder than the twin as long as the
fueling is correct ( mine is remapped ) After 6K there...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 626,312
Posted By Burro X
First ride on my newest addition to the garage

Yesterday I traded in my Mille & Tuono on the Tuono V4 with some goodies on it .....
first ride was around Lake Austin...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By Burro X
Make sure you include "Big Pines" Highway N4 -...

Make sure you include "Big Pines" Highway N4 - connects at Big Pines 3 miles W of Wrightwood heads back down towards Ft Tejon/Valerymo/Mt Emma
Forum: Racing 03-18-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,188
Posted By Burro X
My first MX race to attend was the 1972 TransAMA...

My first MX race to attend was the 1972 TransAMA race at Rio Bravo ( Houston TX ) Seeing my heroes from the magazines ( DeCoster, Aberg, Jonsson, Mikkola, Pomeroy, Lackey etc along with the first...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,087
Views: 560,813
Posted By Burro X
Texas Hill Country

http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Riding-All-Over/i-3gKSW75/0/L/217232101501590995773466465223-L.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-12-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Burro X
I would take the GS if you really plan on...

I would take the GS if you really plan on exploring many different areas, say going between Terlingua Ranch, BBNP, Presidio, Pinto canyon etc. Lots of pavement and long roads out there. Remember...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25,340
Views: 4,729,964
Posted By Burro X
a couple of shots from the session above ...

a couple of shots from the session above

http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Riding-All-Over/i-WvHvd4X/0/M/stJUMP1-M.jpg...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Burro X
If you decide to ride ANY of the offroad trail...

If you decide to ride ANY of the offroad trail system in Sam Houston National Forest you will need this : ( yes they do check and fine you for not having one )...
Forum: Beasts 09-07-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Burro X
Credit scores. location and driving records...

Credit scores. location and driving records affect policy prices. I have very good credit scores with a couple of points on my driving record. I have four bikes on my Progressive policy which I have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Burro X
I had not changed my valve stems since about 05'...

I had not changed my valve stems since about 05' on my 02' 1150GS
and recently had one "crack" around the base/rim area while out on a ride.
Plugs,pumps and Co2 cartridges won't fix that! Had to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By Burro X
nice ride,I need to get over that direction this...

nice ride,I need to get over that direction this fall and ride some of that area !
Forum: EMEA 08-04-2011, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,166
Posted By Burro X
I have used ADMO Tours for rental bikes in...

I have used ADMO Tours for rental bikes in several locations
and always had good success with them. They are based in So Cal
but have rental connections all over Europe. Have a great trip!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 363,265
Posted By Burro X
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 363,265
Posted By Burro X
Winter Sunset, Angeles Crest Highway

276624 (http://buddywalton.smugmug.com/Other/Wrightwood-CA-Area/i-kdD7GBK/0/L/198918101501533138723466465223-L.jpg)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 48,228
Posted By Burro X
Forum: Americas 07-13-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,294
Posted By Burro X
It depends on how much time you have to spend...

It depends on how much time you have to spend getting there. There are some good backroads in upper East Texas, SW Arkansas has the Talimena scenic drive ( http://www.talimenascenicdrive.com/ )...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,659
Posted By Burro X
have a slushie drink before riding

Personal Best
To Beat the Heat, Drink a Slushie First
By GINA KOLATA
Its no surprise that its hard to exercise on a hot day. You go slower. An easy workout is grueling. You have no endurance.
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