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Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
Pictures are by Joe from 4theriders.com. Check...

Pictures are by Joe from 4theriders.com. Check out their website. Really decent guys.

Too bad the riding isn't magazine quality. October 11, 2009 coming out of the corner onto Sunset straight:...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,546
Posted By Playa Shark
Thought some of you might be interested in the...

Thought some of you might be interested in the new arrival . . .
http://motopq.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/KTM-RC8R-Red-Bull/IMAG0003/856881544_M77TF-L.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Let me be clear that the victory in this case was...

Let me be clear that the victory in this case was based upon a concerted effort on the part of many voices, individuals and organizations. I was lucky enough to be the "point man" related to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Hello All, Nevada DMV is planning to...

Hello All,

Nevada DMV is planning to re-start the process of registering and titling the converted motorcycles on Monday, April 12, 2010. The VP-254 and other relevant material will be on the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Hello Everyone, Sorry for the delay, but IT...

Hello Everyone,

Sorry for the delay, but IT IS OFFICIAL:

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles will resume its practice of registering dual sport motorcycles. According to correspondence...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
I meet with Nevada DMV yesterday. We have a...

I meet with Nevada DMV yesterday. We have a proposed new form and proposed new Nevada Administrative Code language to allow the conversion of "off-road use" only motorcycles. I have the documents...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Hello, We have received a response from...

Hello,

We have received a response from Nevada DMV. At this time they have agreed to a meeting regarding "discussions to strengthen the 'indemnification and hold harmless' language regarding the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Playa Shark
Thanks for the pics. You could have taken a...

Thanks for the pics. You could have taken a better one of me, however.:huh
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
The first dyno is my baseline with the only mod...

The first dyno is my baseline with the only mod being Akra Evos - header and slipons. Note: this is at about 4,400 feet elevation and is a rear wheel dyno....
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
Real nice write up. I concur on all accounts, in...

Real nice write up. I concur on all accounts, in my limited experience. After riding 4-5 sessions a day I was not really fatigued. No wrist or lower back agony as with the true sport bikes. So...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Playa Shark
I wasn't able to ride on Sunday because of...

I wasn't able to ride on Sunday because of family. But, the sun was out and we didn't get any snow in Reno. I think the storm tracked south mainly as I heard you guys got some snow in Carson and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By Playa Shark
I rode 153 miles of dirt on Saturday with a group...

I rode 153 miles of dirt on Saturday with a group of 4 guys from the Bay Area. Thanks guys. I had a fantastic time. Lots of great riding. Single track, lots of rocks, but mostly jeep trail and fire...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
For those interested in our efforts in Nevada to...

For those interested in our efforts in Nevada to preserve our right to dual sport motorcycles please find below the letter I am sending out today on behalf of those who are affected by this change....
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
I have not seen a decent touring windscreen in my...

I have not seen a decent touring windscreen in my search. I adapted the KTM "touring" screen by bolting on the stock one for wind blast protection while crouched over, but it is only suffcient for...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
Ned, Check out the motohooligan airbox on...

Ned,

Check out the motohooligan airbox on superduke.net http://www.superduke.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7113 and http://www.superduke.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8333 as well as the PCIII. In my...
Forum: Road warriors 09-28-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 72,087
Posted By Playa Shark
Met you up in Riggins. Friend of Cullen in Reno....

Met you up in Riggins. Friend of Cullen in Reno. Bought my new, old stock '07 in July for a very good price. Love it. This is what I did this weekend at RFR. Although my riding may have sucked,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,903
Posted By Playa Shark
Mindfire, great story. Heard it on Saturday and...

Mindfire, great story. Heard it on Saturday and wondered the result. Glad to hear you made it back okay.

Here are some pics from my ride up from Reno. How I missed Pisano I don't know.

Martin...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Let me know if you need some work done on the...

Let me know if you need some work done on the access issues. Again, no expert in this area but do have the resources to help and we need to remain diligent as our freedoms continue to be impinged.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
The infringing on a property right without due...

The infringing on a property right without due process is certainly an angle on which I am working. No immunity in such a case as we would primarily be requesting injunctive relief based upon the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
Just a quick update for those of you who are...

Just a quick update for those of you who are interested. I just posted this on TT:

Here is a copy of the letter NMS sent out to their customer list last week. I anticipate the attorney letter to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By Playa Shark
Dave, Paul Quade here. Hope you are having...

Dave,

Paul Quade here. Hope you are having fun and the dust is down. Not going to make it this year because of the kids, but there in spirit. Post some pics if you get a chance.

pq

p.s....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,074
Posted By Playa Shark
I have been discussing the refusal of DMV to...

I have been discussing the refusal of DMV to register dual sports with the folks over at Nevada Motorcycle Specialties in Reno and a friend who is part of the COC. This issue has serious...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Nice work gentlemen. Thanks again for the...

Nice work gentlemen. Thanks again for the efforts.:thumb :thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Laugh Jeff, Take a deep breath, count to 10.:rofl ...

Jeff,

Take a deep breath, count to 10.:rofl It is all going to be okay. :flug Seriously though if there is anything I can do to help give me a call.

BTW I did the Verdi Peak run. Great views...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Here in N. Cali/Nev we have been getting...

Here in N. Cali/Nev we have been getting significant isolated afternoon thunderstorms that are to last through next Wednesday. Should be interesting/fun if this low pressure system off the coast...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Hey Jeff, Can you count me in on the BBQ on...

Hey Jeff,

Can you count me in on the BBQ on Saturday? I have to be in Quincy on Friday, but was hoping to visit and ride later that day. So, trying to find a good meet up point in the afternoon....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2009, 09:16 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Another couple of pics from yesterdays pre-ride. ...

Another couple of pics from yesterdays pre-ride. Should be alot of good riding and fun times. Our intrepid and gracious leader:
http://motopq.smugmug.com/photos/543003378_H2UYN-XL.jpg

Jeff...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Got you covered. I did some scouting this...

Got you covered. I did some scouting this weekend. . .just not on two wheels.:deal
http://motopq.smugmug.com/photos/539258996_xeJRe-XL.jpg

Seriously though, did some scouting in the Virginia...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,773
Posted By Playa Shark
Tahoeacr, can I get in on the ride? I am in...

Tahoeacr, can I get in on the ride? I am in Reno and have been following this thread for awhile. I wasn't able to commit because of family issues, but those have cleared. I can help with some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 136,856
Posted By Playa Shark
Joey, regrettably missed this thread until now. ...

Joey, regrettably missed this thread until now.

I worked for the law firm Wilmer, Cutler and Pickering from '85 to '88 as a messenger and chauffeur. Road a Ninja 600 for awhile. Lots of fun. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Playa Shark
Prolly right. It's just my dealer, who I respect...

Prolly right. It's just my dealer, who I respect and has seen his fair share of 950's, is like "what fuel pump problems?" He does alot of this vent mod.

And, I don't want to have to mess with my...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,216
Posted By Playa Shark
Very cool. Thanks for sharing.

Very cool. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19,138
Views: 7,864,317
Posted By Playa Shark
Dave, nice pic on the rim. Looking forward to...

Dave, nice pic on the rim. Looking forward to the RR.

I don't think I ever posted a pic of my bike here, but always enjoyed others' pics. This is from last weekend's day trip....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By Playa Shark
And I thought no one cared.:lol3 I just...

And I thought no one cared.:lol3

I just vented mine with a short tube into the fairing. I wouldn't bother with a T or capping them. No need.

BTW, No problems with a few thousand miles of...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,589
Posted By Playa Shark
Did someone say Thermite and Mythbusters? ...

Did someone say Thermite and Mythbusters?

<object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PPAYZMzGMwQ&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-24-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,940
Posted By Playa Shark
Thanks. :thumbup :beer !

Thanks. :thumbup :beer !
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By Playa Shark
Reno Motorsports just opened a KTM shop in Carson...

Reno Motorsports just opened a KTM shop in Carson City - Carson Motorsports I think. I haven't been there yet, but RMS is always helpful. I primarily frequent Nevada Motorcycle Specialties in Reno...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By Playa Shark
Greg, I live and ride in Reno. PM me and I...

Greg,

I live and ride in Reno. PM me and I will give you as much info as I can based upon what kind of riding you are looking for exactly. Trees, open desert, sand, you name it, we have it within...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-27-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,679
Posted By Playa Shark
Lobby, I also have a hot running 950 Adv. I...

Lobby,

I also have a hot running 950 Adv. I have had to replace the rad cap twice and have flushed it twice - more aggressively the second per HOW - both with considerable gunk coming out. I am...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,309
Posted By Playa Shark
Nice write up and pics. :thumb Sorry I missed it.

Nice write up and pics. :thumb Sorry I missed it.
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