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Forum: Americas 06-24-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,411
Posted By tobeknown
Search for a two up bike

Great to hear she can go without the meds, very good sign.

As far as you bike hunt goes, after my two KLR's I have landed on a Suzuki V-Strom 650. I have been very happy with the transition. I...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,411
Posted By tobeknown
Not the attended outcome

Very sorry to hear about your tragedy. This is something any rider can experience and maybe has, the chance we take for follow our dreams.

Must say that I am very sad you did not get the...
Forum: Americas 02-08-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 16,411
Posted By tobeknown
Greetings! I am one of the guys Klaus has...

Greetings! I am one of the guys Klaus has mentioned interested in participating on your journey. I have already been a trips with Klaus. I have about 150,00 miles just on the KLR riding mostly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 823,774
Posted By tobeknown
Gate Status!

So, does anyone have any idea if the gates will be open for a ride this Saturday from Silverado to the 74?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By tobeknown
I have ran Mefo's many times on my KLR650. Not...

I have ran Mefo's many times on my KLR650. Not bad tires. Although, I found the Bridgestone 301's and 302's as long lasting and as aggressive, but more widely available. Cycle Parts west stocks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By tobeknown
2 up riding

I'll be riding HB to Julian tomorrow with a new pillion, if all goes well. If anyone is interested in meeting up along the way send me a message.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By tobeknown
KLR Tech Day Julian March 12 (tomorrow) ride out

I just picked this up of the KLR650.net site (put on by Mike from Eagle MFG & Enineering). A great ride out and oppertunity to do fixes and upgrades, such as the Dookicky.

I'm planning to ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,659
Posted By tobeknown
Logondale Trails

Just rode Logandale Trails. Great area and scenic. You must be up for riding a majority of gravel washes and sandy trails. On my KLR riding with a quad and rock crawler jeep, the jeed got stuck...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,913
Posted By tobeknown
Lived in the OC most my life and know a god place

I just recently left an excelent place in Costa Mesa to help my dad in Overton, NV. It is West Lake Village on 19th Street. Rent for a 2 berdroom should be $1350. Nice, quiet, very close to beach...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 193,669
Posted By tobeknown
Like the new bike

Hey Igor! It has been awhile since we met in Anaheim, CA. I like the new bike. I rode one through the Ortega Hwy and it seemed comfortable with good handling and pickup. I just rigged another KLR...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By tobeknown
Thaks! I just picked up tires at MTC in Las...

Thaks! I just picked up tires at MTC in Las Vegas and they gave a card. I'll be checking it out and introducing myself.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By tobeknown
Great trip. I've riden with JD and Sal before. ...

Great trip. I've riden with JD and Sal before. Both great riders and allot fun. Thanks for the thread. I'd like to do a ride from Overton, NV to Costa Mesa and Back. Just not sure if I could...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By tobeknown
Looks like I missed a great ride. Thanks for the...

Looks like I missed a great ride. Thanks for the reference. Yeah, I've taken one trip over to the Muddy River, nothing I wanted to take home though. I'll try to lookup the guys in Utah.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By tobeknown
Looking for riding buddies in Moapa Valley Nevada

I had to leave my precious place in Costa Mesa, CA and moved to Overton, NV. Seems like allot of good adventure riding around. Looking for other dual sport riders in the area. I'm on a KLR 650. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By tobeknown
Yeah. I did post the problems and opened up the...

Yeah. I did post the problems and opened up the bike a bit and took pictures to host. A couple of guys on the site had be going through some stuff but nothing was found. I did get an invite to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By tobeknown
The mechanic did put a scare in me.

The mechanic did put a scare in me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By tobeknown
Yeah, those are my thoughs also.

Yeah, those are my thoughs also.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By tobeknown
No, he didn't disable the KACR. Well, I'm just...

No, he didn't disable the KACR. Well, I'm just not thinking straight. I do have a buddy that has a 98 KLR with 11000 miles he will give up for $1700. I'm going to list my bike as is with the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By tobeknown
Pissed What to do when your ride is down

For the last 5 years I have riding my 2005 KLR 650 at least every day. 3 times a year I take 1500-3000 miles trips up the coast. I depend on my ride for sanity. Well, after the last Oregon trip,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Last day on the road

Well, I obviously did a pretty poor job on this thread, but I guess it is live and learn. So, I'll attempt to finish it even after a week of returning.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Trip continued

I suck at ride reports. I truly planned to share my adventure each day, but I let myself down. To much going on to stop and update.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Day 4 and 5

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Packed up late doing laundery and saying goodbyes to new friends. A short walk from the campsite and we...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Finally found connection today.

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I traveled along 101 to reach Gilroy in a day with the truck and trusty KLR on the back. After 6 hours...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Sounds good, thanks! I'll put it on my hit list....

Sounds good, thanks! I'll put it on my hit list. Have any photos posted?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
Yeah, a year has gone by again. October is just...

Yeah, a year has gone by again. October is just a good time to go camping. Weather is usually ok and no reservations needed at the campsites. No B-Day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By tobeknown
2up on KLR from Costa Mesa, CA to Crater Lake, OR

Its my time to enjoy life again. Each October I get set free to enjoy traveling on my KLR with my girl. Often taking Hwy 1 up the coast to Half Moon Bay. This year I will have 10 days to discover N....
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 241,842
Posted By tobeknown
Good to hear your out on the road.

So, I had to talk to my girl (ER Nurse) about he harvesting thing. Pretty interesting sfuff. I believe I commented before about my the lost of my brother, mother, and almost by dad to cancer over...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 193,669
Posted By tobeknown
I don't want it to be over.

I have followed your reports and photos from the beginning. Like most have said, inspiring and well done. I have some huge obstacles to conquer in order to follow my dreams of riding my KLR around...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By tobeknown
Big bear ride coming up.

Check out the regional forum and you'll find a Big Bear Ride weekend in the end of August. Also, I do rides every so often up that way and I'll keep you in mind. If you aver want to the coast for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,146
Posted By tobeknown
You did good.

Having to be faced with a violent situration, you were able to walk away. Things can go so bad so quick. Yeah, you should have received better results from law enforcments. I'm sure if it was his...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By tobeknown
Camp Flies

I think I passed you guys on the way through to Hell's kitchen. I wish I would have hooed up with you for the ride. I'm in Costa Mesa. Maybe next time. I camped there a couple of weeks ago and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 193,669
Posted By tobeknown
Another ADv Rider in your area.

I just saw that picture of the Inca Bridge from "Supergringo", riding a new KLR. Thought you might like to check out his ride reports.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,696
Posted By tobeknown
Going to try.

Me and my girl had a good time last month in Orange. This was our first meet, everyone was real cool and interesting to talk too. Food was ok, no real beer (need a good ale), and service was with an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
Were located Costa Mesa, CA. But she wrote on...

Were located Costa Mesa, CA. But she wrote on Facebook to people all over the country. And yes, shes a trooper, but does not like the steep dirt hills though!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
Notes from the bitch seat!

My girl always wanted to write stories on her experience riding two up. This is her story on the last trip. please comment.

So we are back from our trip. It all started when I asked David what he...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
I have reached 90+ two up on local freeways, but...

I have reached 90+ two up on local freeways, but I have to kick it down 1 gear when climbing high grades only traveling 70mph. Although I did increase front sprocket and use Bridgestone TW21 and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2010, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
Thanks for your comments

Yeah, the axe and saw. Well, campground fees have increased to $35.00 and they now feel they can charge up to $8.00 for a bundle of wood. So, we go roadside and create our own.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
The rest of our trip!

A shot near the top of Nacimiento Rd looking down at Highway ! at a campsite off the side of the road.
http://www.communicationgates.com/images/photos/p_00175.jpg
Just startin to descned into the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
Finally a ride report.

Well, I found out no updates to ADV Rider from phone. Also, very difficult time trying to upload attachments. So, I hosted photos on website and linked to them.

Rigged up and ready for the big...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By tobeknown
Two up on KLR camping 6 days along SoCal Coast

This will be my first posted Ride Report. Each year for my Bday I take motorcycle trip from Costa Mesa, CA traveling North along the coast. With both of us on my trusty KLR 650, we will be packing 2...
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