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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32,021
Views: 3,049,949
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Been mending a broken arm :P

Been mending a broken arm :P
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32,021
Views: 3,049,949
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Anyone near Redondo Beach have the ability to...

Anyone near Redondo Beach have the ability to change tires? I need to put some knobbies on, but I haven't bought any tools yet :(
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Hey Nicole, I'm a Mechanical Engineer, with both...

Hey Nicole, I'm a Mechanical Engineer, with both Solidworks and AutoCAD experience (although I much prefer Solidworks.)

I can be reached at mipster(at)gmail.com

Hope to hear from you...

Matt
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 632
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
O RLY? YA RLY! ...except as we...

O RLY?

YA RLY!

...except as we suspected, it didn't quite work. I'm not sure what Al alloy the cover is cast from, but it didn't lend itself to being welded up too well + looks like total crap....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-04-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Eek Hurling-Dakars 101

I'm not exactly how it went down, but I was motoring up a steep section of the trail and was trying to keep my momentum up (I was on worn street tires) so I was moving pretty fast through the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-04-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
1 clutch lever 1 left foot peg (my blinker...

1 clutch lever
1 left foot peg

(my blinker was busted to begin with, so I hope you're not counting that)


1 bruised ego :P
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I thought you guys were going to pick me up from...

I thought you guys were going to pick me up from the 7-11 at 6:00am?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2007, 01:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,795
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
*raises hand* Man, I'll have to leave my...

*raises hand*

Man, I'll have to leave my house before 5 to get there by 6....eesh!

I'm in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Where is the 7-11, I would like to come-with.

Where is the 7-11, I would like to come-with.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2007, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
So what we doing/where we meetin' I gots new...

So what we doing/where we meetin' I gots new dirt-riding gear I need to break in so I don't look like such a poser....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,725
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I'll try to make it, the bike is getting warranty...

I'll try to make it, the bike is getting warranty work done, but it should be done tomorrow.

Just let me know where you guys want to meet, I used to live in Monrovia and work at Pasadena for four...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 9,489
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Pencil me in, I'm sure I'll be up to par by...

Pencil me in, I'm sure I'll be up to par by than....at least skill-wise.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
It was great meeting and riding with everyone,...

It was great meeting and riding with everyone, it's amazing how much more confident I felt with a group of riders vs. solo. Can't wait to do it again.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
-did everything apart from checking valve...

-did everything apart from checking valve clearance...that'll have to wait
-the leaks will be taken care of (hopefully) under warranty

I'll be there tomorrow morn...hopefully on time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
You supply the fix I'll supply the need :P

You supply the fix I'll supply the need :P
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Man, I didn't realize dirt riding gear was so...

Man, I didn't realize dirt riding gear was so cheap...

I'm definitely picking this up: http://newenoughmx.com/x_mc_enterprises_ez_trainer_page.htm
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Is this where I confess that I do not have any...

Is this where I confess that I do not have any dirt riding gear? I wear my alpinestar leather jacket, jeans, steel toe work boots, and a pretty expensive helmet.
:shog

...and a leaking oil tank...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
i thought i was the only one that did that....i...

i thought i was the only one that did that....i was so glad to have my camelback with me...those leather alpinestar jackets are sure warm if you're only moving 10-20mph.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-12-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
You need your DL and registration, though. ...

You need your DL and registration, though.

Or, if you are like some of us
<---
and don't know where your registration is, your plate no. will do.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,110
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I prolly should be in the back, for a number of...

I prolly should be in the back, for a number of reasons...although the fact that I just realized my rear brake switch is busted is probably the most compelling one.

I guess I should call Long...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I was running late and showed up around 8:15 at...

I was running late and showed up around 8:15 at the ranger's station and the lade said that I missed you guys by about 5 minutes. I went ahead and tried to catch up, but ended up never even seeing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I'm up for meeting earlier. BTW, whats up...

I'm up for meeting earlier.

BTW, whats up with that date? We missed it already, it seems. :evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
This ride doable on my worn rear bridgestone...

This ride doable on my worn rear bridgestone trail wing and front michelin sirac?

If so, I'm most likely in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
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<img src="http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/files/89231_6dac9/STPDDDXR7GX74TD.JPG" alt="STPDDDXR7GX74TD.JPG" />


ooops....wrong vehicle :P
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
I'm still here, just got back from Grand Canyon...

I'm still here, just got back from Grand Canyon (not on a bike).

Man, everyone sure came out of woodwork :P

I have to:
-somehow get the knobbies mounted
-change oil (and figure out why i'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
ABS was off. Main mistake on my part was just to...

ABS was off. Main mistake on my part was just to start charging down the hill without stopping and thinking it over. I was doing pretty good up to that point so I was being cocky.

I was up and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
eatpasta's ride reports made me choose lynx'...

eatpasta's ride reports made me choose lynx' gulch as my first dirt escapade.....of course he didn't take pictures of that mixed asphalt gravel hell hill that ate my turn signal, windscreen, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Long Beach, CA I'll be awaiting to hear when...

Long Beach, CA

I'll be awaiting to hear when the next local ride is, in the meantime I'll be amassing more riding gear. (So I don't put more scratches on my road helmet :P)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,176
Posted By El Pollo Diablo
Newbie in the LA Area

Herro, I've been lurking for quite some time. Finally decided to pull the trigger and picked up a used '06 Dakar, and then sold my '05 SV650S.

I love riding the Dakar, and decided that I wanted to...
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