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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:13 PM
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Posted By TroopThrowback
Super rare single sided ktm fork?!!! Keep...

Super rare single sided ktm fork?!!!


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Throwbacks MC
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Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 06:58 AM
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Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

Did the historic Henness Pass Road from Camptonville, California to Verdi, Nevada and back on Sunday. Had a great ride, 228 miles total, about 180 of it dirt. Yambler did great, only got a rear flat...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2015, 10:51 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
Hell yeah Easy! You've fully sold out now that...

Hell yeah Easy! You've fully sold out now that you're on Adv rider forum! Tons of knowledge and even more opinions around this place. All the sac thread guys are cool as far as I've met.

It was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-01-2015, 01:55 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
Woohoo! Had a grand time out with a big group!...

Woohoo! Had a grand time out with a big group! Dave with the klr clutch cable failure did make it home safe and sound.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/01/70ab6b129e1daeb6bc00ab43681bf6fd.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2015, 10:17 PM
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Posted By TroopThrowback
We are still on. My non forum cohort has 5-6...

We are still on. My non forum cohort has 5-6 riders himself, I have three with me. Plus you.

Two of my buddies will be on DR themselves, so no worries there. In fact, they're going to be vanning...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2015, 06:05 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
Alright, roll call. Who's in for Henness...

Alright, roll call.

Who's in for Henness Pass tomorrow? Kickstands up at 9:30, full day of riding. Bring lots of water, it's going to be hot. Also, if you can't do 100 miles on a tank then bring...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2015, 08:16 AM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
We aren't changing the plan, just giving you the...

We aren't changing the plan, just giving you the details so you can make an informed decision. If we do meet out by dog valley I hope it's not head on!




Good to hear! Welcome to the melee!
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2015, 06:17 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
Kickstands up at 0930, does that help? Where are...

Kickstands up at 0930, does that help? Where are you coming from?

We'll be taking the camptonville turnoff of 49 onto Sleighville Ridge (route 115 to route 293). Taking that to 302/301 to Jackson...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2015, 11:05 PM
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Posted By TroopThrowback
Sacramento Riders Thread DS & ADV

It's an "unsuitable bike" tour with a guide that's never been unlost.

Seriously, gonna be fun. About half a dozen so far, including a triumph Thuxter, a Ducati monster dual sport, an ex500 ninja...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2015, 08:54 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
Henness Pass Sunday? Sent from my iPad...

Henness Pass Sunday?


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2015, 10:54 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
These are the type we used to carry for the...

These are the type we used to carry for the wounds we came to expect: http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/22/394694f8ff2405d46442c54ed567556b.jpg


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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2015, 05:27 PM
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Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
If there's a famine what's the need for napkins? ...

If there's a famine what's the need for napkins?


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
I've got 4x18" k70 front and rear on my rigid...

I've got 4x18" k70 front and rear on my rigid triumph. They do great on the gravel roads around rural Northern California. And I tend to get them for free from old guys.


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Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,403
Posted By TroopThrowback
It's days like that when I'm amazed you took the...

It's days like that when I'm amazed you took the time to write. I sure wouldn't. Thanks for doing so!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Bkr, I remember that feature in cycle world some...

Bkr, I remember that feature in cycle world some years back. Yes, very cool that they did it. Is THAT where we owe this fascination with PBR?

Just a few years back in Seattle we drank PBR in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
So I can conclude then that a tall bicycle is...

So I can conclude then that a tall bicycle is clearly NOT the "best hipster bike for a round North America trip"?...


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
I don't know of those are hipsters are not, from...

I don't know of those are hipsters are not, from here they just look like assholes.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 06:54 PM
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Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Hahaha! Nah, but that's clever. Were just a...

Hahaha! Nah, but that's clever. Were just a handful of younger dudes in love with older machines. A throwback to the old ways of motorcycle societies.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 04:12 PM
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Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Not sure I understand the reference... Clarify? ...

Not sure I understand the reference... Clarify?


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 09:45 AM
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Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Down with the Hippies! Keep the Faith! ...

Down with the Hippies!


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
I think I really need that sidestand mount...

I think I really need that sidestand mount relocation. My sidestands been hung up so many times I can't budge it. Stock in the up posn and the lever is snapped off (rides in my tool bag, luckily when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Best Hipster Bike for a round North America trip?

Part of what I fight against in my own activities is this modern notion that you need specific equipment in order accomplish a certain task. That is utterly erroneous and against what I consider the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,403
Posted By TroopThrowback
Fun riding along with you. Doing pretty good at a...

Fun riding along with you. Doing pretty good at a moving average of 44 mph! Keep us posted and have fun.

Happy trails!

Troop


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

Mines a 1978 standard but no preload adjustable fork caps. It does have progressive springs. I'm about 145#, so a bit under your 175 threshold. I don't really get any sag out of the suspension in a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

I did. She makes 5. Thank you.


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-16-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
Growl. Thanks for talking some sense into me....

Growl. Thanks for talking some sense into me. That's exactly why I love my XS in the trail and I definitely don't want to ruin that. The balance is great, and as long as I ride it like the heavy bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Best Hipster Bike for a round North America trip?

There's a real search for authenticity that is what tends to define what this "hipster lifestyle" is all about, as far as it is expressed in motorcycles. That is why you see so many old machines...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 147,704
Posted By TroopThrowback
That's exactly how I feel. Lifelong Nevada county...

That's exactly how I feel. Lifelong Nevada county resident and every time I go riding with Juan "encyclopedia" Browne I learn about 100 things about my own hometown.


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
So the first bike pictured has exactly what I was...

So the first bike pictured has exactly what I was talking about. And about mid pack is the endure frame swap I could end up with. I think my biggest hang up is that I really like the classic lines of...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

Any of you guys actually have an xs650 and look at the gap between the bottom of the motor and the frame loops?!!

My old triumphs snug the bottom of the crank down between the lower rails for a...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
XS650 Appresh

I'm not going to cut the frame. The only way I would is if I had a junker, which I don't.

The only issue with the suspension upgrade to increase clearance is te fact that doing so only raised the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-15-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
That bottom part of the main loop between the...

That bottom part of the main loop between the motor mounts. Mule has been doing it for some time, makes the motor a stressed member. One of my concerns is the loss of ground clearance due to those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Haha. GI Canteen cover is for my spare quart of...

Haha. GI Canteen cover is for my spare quart of oil. M16 ammo case on left side is for my spare tube and patch kit. All free courtesy of Army.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
I clearly have a similar problem: ...

I clearly have a similar problem:

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/14/c126cc8450e6b3553236013d6a2ff424.jpg


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Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
I foolishly figured that with only 2500 miles on...

I foolishly figured that with only 2500 miles on them they'd be fine since original greasing. Perhaps I was wrong. At least they're easier to change than those horrible glued in plastic oem ones what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,903
Posted By TroopThrowback
Dang it, nobody told my buddy they're too heavy...

Dang it, nobody told my buddy they're too heavy to scramble. Guess it's too late...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/14/8fc220b34cf3424a7dd08ce2d7135256.jpg


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Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 344,143
Posted By TroopThrowback
Neither have I, but that's part of the reason all...

Neither have I, but that's part of the reason all my bikes are older than I am: simple, air cooled machines a cave man like me can service myself.


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Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 145,525
Posted By TroopThrowback
Nice video! Sent from my iPad using...

Nice video!


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Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 344,143
Posted By TroopThrowback
New Yamaha SR400 confirmed for USA

My issue with that ducati is the valve adjust interval and the absolute bear it is to do. Prohibitively so for the home mechanic and near $1000 per 7500 miles is NOT a budget machine.

But nobody...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-14-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 401,569
Posted By TroopThrowback
Looks like fun! One question for the...

Looks like fun!

One question for the general audience (specifically those who ride trails), I've got the bronze bushing upgrade and after one year of about 2500 miles I've got significant play in...
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