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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
Bullshit

Bullshit
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By DefyInertia
Well I'm in SF and have an itch for AK but it...

Well I'm in SF and have an itch for AK but it ain't going to be this summer.

Ever been up there? I was in Anchorage this December and it's an amazing place...kinda like death valley in that it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
That is good info, thanks. I recall that a...

That is good info, thanks. I recall that a couple/few years ago the topic was getting some attention, but I've been through there 10 times and never noticed a gate (open or not). I never heard of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
Yes. Gated a couple switch backs north of the...

Yes. Gated a couple switch backs north of the creek, right where the shitty looking fenced area is. There were several NEW dead end signs leading to and after the creek. Guy at the soda creek store...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
Well it's gated!!! The land owners appear to be...

Well it's gated!!! The land owners appear to be illegally gating the road... Going to do some research and place some calls.

Creek was frozen over but it was only the gate that turned us around.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-22-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
Thanks. My concern is definitely the steep...

Thanks. My concern is definitely the steep switchbacks just north of the crab tree area river. Beyond that on a giant tree would stop me.

Gonna be an adventure of the 4 wheel kind!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By DefyInertia
OHV Corridor (Mendo NF) - 17N04, 17N11, 16NO1 (trail 17 alt)

OHV Corridor (Mendo NF) - 17N04, 17N11, 16NO1 (trail 37 alt)


Anyone been through the fire road/jeep trails that connect the M10 at Beer Creek and the Deer Valley area off Elk Mountain Road...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Dual sport = Good for nothing? ...

Dual sport = Good for nothing?
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/12/peba6a6u.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Yeah I'm going to get the suspension done. With...

Yeah I'm going to get the suspension done. With 17s on a goaty back road I bounce all over at pace. On the dirt I bounce off things.



Mileage is not very high for street ridden WRR. I'd guess...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Lunch in the Creek. ...

Lunch in the Creek.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/06/u3ynapu3.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/05/06/4uby9a4u.jpg

Ride Carnegie OHV park today and it was dusty, as expected. Hit the MX track...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
High in the Creek ...

High in the Creek

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/04/09/edysesu4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,105
Posted By DefyInertia
Don't get a 690 for first bike, just a waste. I...

Don't get a 690 for first bike, just a waste. I vote 250 but 400 is fine. I have a liter bike sport bike and the 250...NEVER get bored.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Missed that point, thanks.

Missed that point, thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Got it, I didn't get that you meant X swap. I...

Got it, I didn't get that you meant X swap. I would say buy the x wheel and an R rotor if not wanting to mess with the caliper/MC stuff. Don't really need custom and incremental cost is small....
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Huh? You can use whatever rotor on the...

Huh?

You can use whatever rotor on the front and whatever sprocket you want on the rear regardless of wheel size. Wheel size itself does not have a direct impact on caliper location or chain...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,481
Posted By DefyInertia
Life should be lived to the fullest. I try to...

Life should be lived to the fullest. I try to lead by example. I have a 17 month old daughter and a almost born daughter.
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,489
Posted By DefyInertia
Wonderful, now there will be more traffic on my...

Wonderful, now there will be more traffic on my favorite back roads.
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Am I an idiot or am I going to have to drill...

Am I an idiot or am I going to have to drill extra holes in my CA plate in order to mount it on my new DRC edge 2 fender elim kit???

EDIT - drilled ithttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/11/09/gysuqe4y.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Lots of discussion regarding the pump being...

Lots of discussion regarding the pump being cooled by the fuel...

For those of you that have added a heat shield when installing your aftermarket tanks, what material have you used? Perhaps you...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Spare pump... I was hoping for the added...

Spare pump...

I was hoping for the added convenience of making the tank swap fast. I like to hit the local motard track occasionally and the thought of low siding on my expensive IMS 4.7 is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Dang that is more than I was Hoping the fuel...

Dang that is more than I was Hoping the fuel pumps would be. Thanks for the info.

I have an 08 with original fuel pump but just bought the iMS 4.7 so I was thinking about getting a spare...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Where are you guys getting your fuel pumps and...

Where are you guys getting your fuel pumps and what is a fair price these days?
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Re the canister ^^^ Removed mine...

Re the canister ^^^

Removed mine Saturday...just took a bit of googling.

Remove plastic plate and canister.

Hose from tank is The vent, and needs to remain open (unless you get a vented ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,202
Posted By DefyInertia
How about some fender elimination mods? Is...

How about some fender elimination mods? Is everyone just hacking it themselves?
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 45,912
Views: 9,099,172
Posted By DefyInertia
Just picked up a WR/R last weekend. Loving it. A...

Just picked up a WR/R last weekend. Loving it. A bit surprised the pegs deck out so easily but perhaps this is the result of combing dualsport plush suspension with 17" wheels? Dunno...never had a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,872
Posted By DefyInertia
My Tuono is water cooled but also has an oil...

My Tuono is water cooled but also has an oil cooler....beat that!!!

I loved my 640 adv, but I'd probably go with a DR650 for this trip. KLR? Pass...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,277
Posted By DefyInertia
Never once used the choke on my 00 640 with 41...

Never once used the choke on my 00 640 with 41 FCR....just squirt and start.
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By DefyInertia
Pretty good way to start the school year. Glad...

Pretty good way to start the school year. Glad you did it this way, right??? :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 21,632
Posted By DefyInertia
Is that ^^^ the great basin or coyote bag?

Is that ^^^ the great basin or coyote bag?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,121
Posted By DefyInertia
Nice!!!

Nice!!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 27,210
Posted By DefyInertia
I loved my 2000 640A off road (I think those 50...

I loved my 2000 640A off road (I think those 50 mm WPs are just amazing) but it was no slouch on the twisty pavement...basically zero restriction fun...even fully loaded and with Knobbies.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,049
Posted By DefyInertia
Love me some maps. Thanks for the info

Love me some maps. Thanks for the info
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,515
Posted By DefyInertia
Looking forward to the rest of the report (I live...

Looking forward to the rest of the report (I live in SF). Curious to hear about what you brought with you as the amount/weight of stuff I brought with me on my first long-distance moto trip is vastly...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,482
Posted By DefyInertia
Just picked up some sidi adventure rain boots and...

Just picked up some sidi adventure rain boots and really like them. My prior experiences include full on race boots (road race) and full on MX boots for dual sporting.

Good protection,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,237
Posted By DefyInertia
Currently on the hunt for a plated KTM 350...same...

Currently on the hunt for a plated KTM 350...same issue. Should be more 690 cc going around in a year or so.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-04-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By DefyInertia
Enjoy the bike, bud. Will ship the...

Enjoy the bike, bud.

Will ship the saddlebags once I get my hands on the rest of the tool kit (my friend is still out of town).

Keep your eyes open for a 350 for me!

EDIT - time to update...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,141
Posted By DefyInertia
What's with the DR / tick toc, tick toc...

What's with the DR / tick toc, tick toc comparisons??? lol

My 640 ADV was oil and valves (rocker arm!) every 3K...that is the line between low and high maintenance if you ask me (specifically the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,237
Posted By DefyInertia
So what did you decide? Pretty sure I'm...

So what did you decide?

Pretty sure I'm going to grab a 690 in the next year or two.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By DefyInertia
Thanks, HOp-Sing

Thanks, HOp-Sing
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