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Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 34,323
Posted By mongox
I've just added the Yamalink lowering link to my...

I've just added the Yamalink lowering link to my 2014 wr. Very nice piece of hardware and it has grease zerks which really makes it easier to service. I have already upgraded the springs to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,557
Posted By mongox
People ride roller coasters for the thrill, no...

People ride roller coasters for the thrill, no risk involved, just perceived.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By mongox
To the OP. If you think that your XR with stock...

To the OP. If you think that your XR with stock brakes, (I assume this because you didn't mention a super moto rotor in your list), will stop faster than a modern car, you are fooling yourself. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By mongox
She's no man.

She's no man.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,722
Posted By mongox
dipping your right foot is a thank you jesture,...

dipping your right foot is a thank you jesture, or pointing out an obstacle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,598
Posted By mongox
I haven't read all the replies comprehensively so...

I haven't read all the replies comprehensively so this may be redundant but I did see allen wrenches mentioned as a tool you may need but did not see a mention of Torx (star) drivers. Torx and allen...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Nope, the beginning is the section of 89 off of...

Nope, the beginning is the section of 89 off of 395. The top of Sonora pass is Alpine and Artic style vegitation, (9k + feet above sea level) not desert scrub as in the video. I know those roads...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Great Vid, great music, nice riding, but I...

Great Vid, great music, nice riding, but I believe that is Monitor Pass, HWY 89 and not Sonora pass, Hwy 108. Keep on Truckin.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,148
Posted By mongox
2000 K1200LT- 55+ at <= 65mph

2000 K1200LT- 55+ at <= 65mph
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Well maybe a small dose of insanity. This is one...

Well maybe a small dose of insanity. This is one of the mellower adv get togethers. Probably no de-nooBings performed or cross dressing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
I should be at Scotchys around 11:30 friday...

I should be at Scotchys around 11:30 friday morning.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
That is some funny shite there Mikey

That is some funny shite there Mikey
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Not dirt but immigrant trail from 50 to 88 is a...

Not dirt but immigrant trail from 50 to 88 is a nice goat trailish paved road. narrow with lots of turns and up s and downs. Nice views too. Can you say cookie?:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Hey Veronica, school the punk on how to ride will...

Hey Veronica, school the punk on how to ride will ya. He keeps falling down.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
It looks like I will be showing up Friday evening...

It looks like I will be showing up Friday evening with none other than Mr. Scotchy in tow. Hopefully I can talk Dadd into riding up too. ARRRRRGH!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,722
Posted By mongox
Hey, and this guy rides a scooter,(faster than...

Hey, and this guy rides a scooter,(faster than alot of Mc riders). I agree 100% and do the same and on top of that, I as a motorcycle rider, expect this kind of thing to happen at anytime and any...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
My guess, and it is an educated one, is that the...

My guess, and it is an educated one, is that the campground will be relatively empty and spaces, provided it is open will be easy to get. Also, many times that a BLM camp ground is closed means...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Hey Dan, hows it hanging?

Hey Dan, hows it hanging?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,722
Posted By mongox
Bingo, we have a winner. This man will live...

Bingo, we have a winner. This man will live longer than most of you. If this stuff pisses you off, than you are too distracted to ride a bike. I commute 100 miles a day, and see this kind of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By mongox
Do you have a good set of knobbies on your bike. ...

Do you have a good set of knobbies on your bike. A knobbie will get traction on the sides of a rut and ride over it where a road tire and even a not so aggressive dual sport tire, like a tourance...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,240
Posted By mongox
Frank Nye (Engines Only) in San Jose can build...

Frank Nye (Engines Only) in San Jose can build you one hell of a motor.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,048
Posted By mongox
They were keeping it under 75 and slowing for the...

They were keeping it under 75 and slowing for the corners, where's the problem. I wouldn't even call this hooliganism, just a nice putt on a nice road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,315
Posted By mongox
I've lifted my LT, my goldwing, a fully loaded GS...

I've lifted my LT, my goldwing, a fully loaded GS and many others using the technique described above which was the method BMW says to use and have had very little trouble with. Perhaps four wheels...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By mongox
Also, the coastal redwoods are at their best in...

Also, the coastal redwoods are at their best in the rain. They thrive and flourish when it rains, the smell and the silence is amazing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
If its at Pipi, we can bring dirt bikes.:clap

If its at Pipi, we can bring dirt bikes.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,968
Posted By mongox
what he said

what he said
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,315
Posted By mongox
Make sure the bike is tipped so the tires can...

Make sure the bike is tipped so the tires can contact the ground and preferably against a small indent or burm. Face backwards to the bike so your ass-tail bone area contacts the edge of the seat. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
The small camp ground on 4 just 8 miles out of...

The small camp ground on 4 just 8 miles out of Markleville is already closed for the season so they are closing alot of camp grounds early. Its our govenor punishing us. yeah and they can still...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 18,923
Posted By mongox
No, got lucky, the weather was perfect, it did...

No, got lucky, the weather was perfect, it did chase me home thought.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-15-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 18,923
Posted By mongox
Not going to make this one, other obligations. I...

Not going to make this one, other obligations. I did just get in from a 2 week 4600 mile ride to the Black Hills, so I've had my ride fix. Now to recouperate from the ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 18,923
Posted By mongox
Top of Hull Mt.?

Top of Hull Mt.?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,465
Posted By mongox
Two things. Windex is about the best thing I...

Two things. Windex is about the best thing I have found for seating tires. It really helps sealing, slides on easy and it evaporates leaving the tire non slippery. Also, You should inflate the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,507
Posted By mongox
Possible in. I need to survive my 2 week trip to...

Possible in. I need to survive my 2 week trip to the Black hills in Sept. first.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By mongox
Too each his own. Life is too short to worry...

Too each his own. Life is too short to worry about others and the seemingly stupid things they do. They could be laughing at you too for wasting your time worrying about them, they're not. Just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,098
Posted By mongox
Other states don't have LA traffic.

Other states don't have LA traffic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,098
Posted By mongox
The CHP will not let it be made illegal. If it...

The CHP will not let it be made illegal. If it is illegal, than they can't do it. And in the LA basin, they need to be able to split lanes to respond to accidents and other emergency calls where a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,234
Posted By mongox
Something that will greatly increase your...

Something that will greatly increase your stability in a corner when things get slippery is to weight your foot pegs instead of just sitting on your seat. By transferring weight to up hill or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,234
Posted By mongox
I actually go out on my thumper, (hopped up 650L)...

I actually go out on my thumper, (hopped up 650L) and try to get it sideways on the street. A high power thumper is great for this because the power pulse allows you to have much greater control of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By mongox
Down here in Gilroy. I have a brand new WR450f...

Down here in Gilroy. I have a brand new WR450f but no one to ride with. If you are interested in riding up in the Sierras let me know. I also have a 650 L. Its punched out to 675 cc, high...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 28,191
Posted By mongox
I really wanted to make it, but its my moms 90th...

I really wanted to make it, but its my moms 90th birthday that week so we are going to celebrate it over that weekend. Have fun.
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