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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 97,747
Posted By ldrider
Chiming in

Colfax here
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 145,990
Posted By ldrider
subscribing.

I've replaced the low beams on both of my big bikes (k12lt, r1150gsa) with hids. the position of the hid on the gsa was not ideal and required playing with. it looks like the leds placement can...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By ldrider
2003 F650gs won't start

I'm at the end of my wits with this one. Problem started out with a bad fuel filter/pressure regulator. Replaced that and can see a nice spray from the injector. I didn't think I had good spark so...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2008, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By ldrider
thanks

perfect

Joe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By ldrider
Yosemite area

Am riding down to Yosemite tonight and would like a suggestion on a camping spot between about Angels Camp on 49 to Buck Meadows or so on 120. Prefer to be able to wake up and do some stream...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By ldrider
Yosemite area

Am riding down to Yosemite tonight and would like a suggestion on a camping spot between about Angels Camp on 49 to Buck Meadows or so on 120. Prefer to be able to wake up and do some stream...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 111,702
Posted By ldrider
DVD reservations

(Brian Curry sez)

I called Phyllis, the Group Sales coordinator. (She has been getting these notes from me, keeping her in the loop.)

NOW you can roll the reservation over to next year. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 111,702
Posted By ldrider
Correct on the Gas, the mileages are from...

Correct on the Gas, the mileages are from Scottys'.

Your short version is good, but I was assigned...

Joe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 111,702
Posted By ldrider
General DVD Info

DVDaze items:

I wrote most of this a couple of weeks ago, trying to prepare. There have been some changes since, so please review and accept it as intended.
I know most of you are experienced,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 111,702
Posted By ldrider
T-Shirts

I do have one shirt, a collared shirt with DVDaze and the date embroidered on it, very nice looking. I think Brian Curry had it made. We could cafepress a Custom Golf Shirt for 17 bucks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 111,702
Posted By ldrider
Motelers

(From Brian Curry)
I contacted the person that holds rooms for us. There are still 24
rooms left in "our block". It is turning out that that weekend is the
weekend to be "at Death Valley"

There...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By ldrider
Snow Daze

Snow? Yep. I've hit snow any above 2000 ft on I80, at Tehachapi, over the Grapevine, damn near anywhere in Nevada...

http://www.joedenton.org/joedenton/images/joesnow.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By ldrider
Gun Control

It was a short ride. :lol3
http://www.joedenton.org/ignacioplaya.jpg
Photo: Dennis York
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By ldrider
Short route

Do this clockwise to be on the freeways at night. Leave very early.
I'm assuming you have good range with your bike.

SF (4am) to Fallon (breakfast, 7am)
Down 95 to Beatty (lunch,1pm))
190...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 865
Posted By ldrider
I would plan a loop with you ending up at home at...

I would plan a loop with you ending up at home at the end of the ride. A couple of reasons. You don't need to be a thousand miles away if you are sore and not really into riding another thousand in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By ldrider
St Louis -- Good Eats

The IBR starts in St Louis this year and I'm looking for good eats. From there I'm heading towards Austin. BBQ preferred, maybe some brew pubs, or places that are hometown special, that have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By ldrider
thanks

Think I found one. Part replacement would be $1400.00, machinist is $20.00.
I'll see what it looks like when I pick it up.

Joe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By ldrider
tap

It's a tap. just below the surface.

Joe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By ldrider
Need a Machinist

Need a Machinist in the Sac area to remove a tap from a small Aluminum piece, the cam bearing piece of a K1200LT to be specific. Any suggestions?

Thanks
Joe
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By ldrider
That's a fine relay

Go for it. Make sure you fuse items.

Joe
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By ldrider
yep

Both the hots can go to one terminal. But it's best to use a relay and a fuse.

Small wire to switch, which goes to relay. Large wire to relay, large wire to hot of lights, large wire from lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-15-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By ldrider
almost

about $220. but I'll contend you can't go wrong with more light for less amps (HID), plus the life span is impressive. Just replacing the low beam is an amazing improvement.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By ldrider
Some suggestions

http://www.brightheadlights-hid.com/Xenon-HID-fog-Lights.htm

http://trailtech.net/frame_mounted_hid_mr11.html

Hella FF series or DE series.

Joe
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2007, 08:31 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,552
Posted By ldrider
It does "it"

First BMW was a '77 R75. That bike would do most things well. Added a 8.5 gallon tank, 4 sp tranny for the kickstart, Russell and 250 cc's. Put more than a few miles on it. Decided I wanted more...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Rider down

I was monitering the NP and Sheriff freqs and heard that an AZ rider was down and that his bike was going to be impounded in Bishop. I asked the SEAT guys if they knew anything and they did not. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
none really

Yep...me.

That LT has a little more fuel than most, about 11.5 gallons. It also has a quick connect under the seat just after the aux fuel pump that I have a hose for in case another rider runs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
was that you?

that passed me on the way? "flurries" at the top, but wet and sandy under the tires. i don't lean that LT too much but make up time by not having to stop (except to look at maps, I get lost easy). ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Thanks

i may do a little ride report later but right now it's a big thanks to the adv folks that showed up and made the event more rememberable and esp to John Pierce for his help and contributions. and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-23-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
just a note

For those that haven't been paying attention:

I talked to "Sharon" at the Kiosk this afternoon. (Say Hi to her if
she is on duty when you come in.)

snip

She said the same Park...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Last notes

Just some quick notes (http://dvdaze.org/forum/index.php?topic=30.0)

CU there
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Donner Summit

Watch the weather VERY VERY carefully, snow "happens".
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Swag

A&S has provided some very nice swag.... guess I'll have to show up to deliver it.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-18-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,843
Posted By ldrider
Willies

As one who knows, you might try Willies here in Sac or Folsom and give us a review. Here's one:

"They have a fairly good knockoff of a "Tommy Burger" (If you are from L.A. you know what I'm...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,059
Views: 3,138,910
Posted By ldrider
real old

From when men were made of steel and motorcycles were made of wood.

http://www.ldriders.com/images/woodtank.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-02-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By ldrider
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-22-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 38,459
Posted By ldrider
Bootie -swag

Consider it made. Please hit up your local dealer for a small door prize. Bring a business card for each item and we will have a postcard for the winner of that item to mail back to say thanks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,426
Posted By ldrider
Same here

Ditto (on the CX)...first new bike I owned. First license I had. Rode for years without one. I took it for a test ride and left my wife behind as collateral When I wasn't back in 30 minutes the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By ldrider
For Sale

My brother's home on Massanutten Mountain, VA is for sale



Just saying.....:deal
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By ldrider
Eagan Across Canada

Check the audio (http://www.onewheeldrive.net/index.php?option=content&task=blogcategory&id=165&Itemid=144)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2006, 08:00 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,758
Posted By ldrider
open throttle when nearing redline apply slight...

open throttle
when nearing redline apply slight pressure to shifter
when rev limiter cuts in click to next gear
repeat
(on the '03 GS Adv you go into 5th at 107mph, on a track of course)
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