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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2014, 06:06 PM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
I'm thinking October 10th-13thish, let me know...

I'm thinking October 10th-13thish, let me know what the rest of you think.
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,336
Posted By sharpie1
Fields, OR has fuel about 25 miles north of...

Fields, OR has fuel about 25 miles north of Denio, plus you could get a world famous milk shake and a burger while you're there. McDermitt to California is a long hump I wouldn't attempt without fuel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 06:28 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
No gas or really any services. You have to bring...

No gas or really any services. You have to bring everything you need. Pretty remote area. The only thing out there is the Soldier Meadows Ranch which has rooms and meals....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Most of that is legal, did you enter through...

Most of that is legal, did you enter through Robinson Flat campground?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,289
Posted By sharpie1
Paypal sent.

Paypal sent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
The more the merrier (sp) as long as you don't...

The more the merrier (sp) as long as you don't mind drinking and foul language. All will be welcome, we stay at the BLM campground near Soldier Meadows at Warm Springs. Small bike stuff, I'll...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 06:23 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
We are planning to camp for about four days there...

We are planning to camp for about four days there in October sometime. Always a good time, ride during the day and beers, b-b-q and a soak in the springs at night.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Way too many roads to list and no major roads,...

Way too many roads to list and no major roads, almost all back roads and forest service and BLM roads. Its just a route I plotted out using GPS software, it doesn't always work out and sometimes I've...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Cool, thanks. I downloaded your tracks and will...

Cool, thanks. I downloaded your tracks and will add some of them in to my route to avoid some of the 395.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 06:27 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Honestly never used that site but I'll check it...

Honestly never used that site but I'll check it out if I ever save a track I could upload. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Clockwise. Where are you at? It would be great to...

Clockwise. Where are you at? It would be great to meet some new faces along the way. My plan was to camp at Kennedy Meadows Saturday the 23rd but we never seem to keep to the script.:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
A mix of everything, we will both be on 950's, I...

A mix of everything, we will both be on 950's, I tried to make a route with as much dirt as possible, we'll be going through Bodie, Kennedy Meadows, Lake Isabella, Sequoias, Bass Lake, maybe Yosemite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 06:39 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
August 22-26

Fletch and I are doing a Southern Sierra loop, about 1200 miles with some side trips to see some sights. Leaving in the afternoon on the 21st and coming back on the 26th. Probably short notice but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,847
Posted By sharpie1
Move.

Move.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,847
Posted By sharpie1
Everything mentioned by Fletch is completely...

Everything mentioned by Fletch is completely legal, although the new section is not Sunrise, it is the new Butcher Ranch extension, no poaching involved. We used to add in Grizzly (now technically...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 01:13 PM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
We'll see you there, me on my 950 and Mark on his...

We'll see you there, me on my 950 and Mark on his 450 with my old transplanted 510 motor.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
How 'bout just meeting us at 89 and Kyburz around...

How 'bout just meeting us at 89 and Kyburz around 8:45? ...or Henness Pass and Stampede Dam Rd around 8:25 ish?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
How 'bout the Chevron (4th and McCarran) at 8,...

How 'bout the Chevron (4th and McCarran) at 8, nothing worse than what you rode with me last time. It will probably be an all day trip with a lunch stop.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 06:24 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
If anyone from Reno shows up we can meet...

If anyone from Reno shows up we can meet somewhere down here and slab it to Truckee or take Dog Valley to Henness Pass.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Foresthill in this heat? Your a madman.

Foresthill in this heat? Your a madman.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2014, 12:25 PM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Now I see this!:becca

Now I see this!:becca
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 06:43 AM
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Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Mfletch and I do a couple of bike camps a year...

Mfletch and I do a couple of bike camps a year and always welcome others, I'll post up when we do our next bike camp. If you plan something I might just tag along. I really want to do a Northern...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,972
Posted By sharpie1
I can't speak for Konflict but it sounds like you...

I can't speak for Konflict but it sounds like you can't go wrong either way. I had SPS rebuild my '05 to "S" spec and couldn't be happier with the results. My big 950 handles off road incredibly well...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By sharpie1
It is a rear mater cylinder off of an '09...

It is a rear mater cylinder off of an '09 Husqvarna TE450, very common on the euro thumpers, it should be the same as most of the late model KTM's with the RFS motor. Notice it has to have the sealed...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By sharpie1
Yes, dual setup, I had to switch rear master...

Yes, dual setup, I had to switch rear master cylinders with a smaller Brembo I had off a Husqvarna to get the Rekluse kit to work. The Rekluse kit seems a little flimsy but it's holding up and works...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By sharpie1
Reach seems fine with me, not really a stretch, I...

Reach seems fine with me, not really a stretch, I guess you just get used to where everything is.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By sharpie1
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v90/1sharpie/IMG_07831.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/1sharpie/media/IMG_07831.jpg.html)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
I was thinking Doyle grade, but with MSketch...

I was thinking Doyle grade, but with MSketch going maybe not, probably Chilcoot to Frenchmans then past the top of Doyle grade.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Ok, its a plan. Sketch-how about meeting...

Ok, its a plan.

Sketch-how about meeting us at the 3 way intersection on Dog Valley Rd that drops down into Dog Valley so we can head out Long Valley to Chilcoot so us Reno guys don't have to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
For us Reno people, we'd meet somewhere a little...

For us Reno people, we'd meet somewhere a little more convenient.

How about Monday, 8:30 at the Chevron at McCarren and West 4th.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Depends on who is riding what I guess, my big...

Depends on who is riding what I guess, my big bike is a 950 ADV that I'm still getting used to. I was thinking North to Doyle and then West into the pines but I'm up for just about anything.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Anyone up for a big bike ride this weekend?

Anyone up for a big bike ride this weekend?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By sharpie1
So what ever came from this? Its bike camping...

So what ever came from this? Its bike camping season.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-16-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By sharpie1
I used some steel half inch pipe, cut sections...

I used some steel half inch pipe, cut sections about 1 1/2 inches longer than I wanted to lengthen my stands. I ground the outside diameter on each end 3/4 of an inch until it would sleeve into the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By sharpie1
Never been to Hollister so I can't tell you...

Never been to Hollister so I can't tell you compared to Hollister. Hard is different for everyone, the hard splits are a mix of single track, rocky two track and maybe some steep loose sections but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By sharpie1
The test is done at 20 inches and 90 degrees away...

The test is done at 20 inches and 90 degrees away from the muffler at roughly half the redline RPM of the bike, at least this is what I've been able to find online. And FWIW I do believe they will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,390
Posted By sharpie1
Bring an old tin can and some steel wool, you may...

Bring an old tin can and some steel wool, you may have to choke it up to get through tech, it's more than just idle, not really sure but they do rev it to a certain rpm.

There is usually gas...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-04-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 406,910
Posted By sharpie1
North of Gerlach, NV ...

North of Gerlach, NV
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v90/1sharpie/DSC00126.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/1sharpie/media/DSC00126.jpg.html)

Somewhere in Northern Nevada...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
Lights mounted, fingers crossed and ready to roll...

Lights mounted, fingers crossed and ready to roll Friday!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,173
Posted By sharpie1
I should be up for that on the newly rebuilt 450,...

I should be up for that on the newly rebuilt 450, just need to figure out lighting, I've got a 2x6 LED but cant figure out how I'm going to mount it.
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