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Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,397
Posted By wadventure
Rick's MOSFET Reg.

I put one of Rick's regulators on my wife's '08 690 in the fall (in prep for the LA Barstow Vegas ride - which was great - kudos to AMA D37!). I had a Shorai battery in it too. The day of LAB2V the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
Thumb Day 2 Easy Routes

Excellent ride! Thanks D37, especially Corrine and Keith!

Jeanne and I had a great time, did the easy routes, enjoyed the Mojave.

On day 2 we were early birds at Red Rock and turned around at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
Palmdale shuttles

Similar situation for me. We have arranged to have our truck shuttled back to LV from Palmdale and could easily get a trailer full of bikes from LV to Palmdale and Turkey Day. Our truck has a big...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
Thanks for the recommendation and the info on...

Thanks for the recommendation and the info on Goler. All of your points echo exactly what I was thinking. We did get hooked up with a shuttle for our truck (one of the D37 leaders helped us out, so a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
LV to Palmdale on Thursday

Jeanne and I are still looking for options to get from LV to Palmdale on Thursday.

Option 1. I15 - 250 miles :puke1
Option 2. Shoshone - Goler Wash - Ballarat - Trona - Palmdale
- 300 mile day...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
Yeah, I'll meet them in the hot tub! :D

Yeah, I'll meet them in the hot tub! :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
Yes, already posted there. No takers yet. I think...

Yes, already posted there. No takers yet. I think action will pick up as the date gets closer.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 26,954
Posted By wadventure
LV to Palmdale

We'll either be riding to Palmdale from the Orleans on Thursday, or driving the truck if we can find a way to get it shuttled back to LV.

If we end up riding, dirt instead of the freeway would be...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,397
Posted By wadventure
Yeah, that's nice, but there is a bond you...

Yeah, that's nice, but there is a bond you develop with a bike when you wrench it. It can go to far, if all you ever do is wrench. But, there is something special about these 690's. I used to have a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,397
Posted By wadventure
That's what I did to my wife's ignition wires...

That's what I did to my wife's ignition wires (2008 690 E). We bought it used with RR tanks and got stranded in Taylor Park, CO with a broken ignition wire. I soldered on new spade connectors and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,397
Posted By wadventure
Siskiyou Fuel Hole

Hi Noah,
Awesome trip!

Would you mind posting a pic of the hole that you cut in the siskiyou to access your fuel filler? I decided to use a siskiyou for soft luggage on my 690.

Did you do...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,217
Posted By wadventure
Laugh She has Legs

I know that Versys has the legs. She used to be my wife's.
Here she is (in the midst of 5 950s and 990s) at Coco's Corner.
Yeah Coco was there.
...
Forum: Regional forums 08-03-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 99,219
Posted By wadventure
I'm pretty sure she found it along the trail...

I'm pretty sure she found it along the trail somewhere.
Nice seeing many of you again, and meeting the rest for the first time.

Keep 'em rolling Andy, wherever you end up next.
Forum: Regional forums 07-16-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 99,219
Posted By wadventure
We're In

ultraJ and I are in, and paid (meals + reg + tent).

See all you FF's there.
Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 702,349
Posted By wadventure
Congratulations Ned!

Jeanne asked me if Despres won?

I said, "Who cares?, Ned finished!"

Congrats on sticking to your plan and not getting caught up in the race.

And thanks again for keeping us all involved and...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 702,349
Posted By wadventure
Perfect Strategy

Perfect, Ned, Perfect.

Way to stick to the plan.

Keep enjoying it!
Forum: Racing 11-10-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 702,349
Posted By wadventure
Or, he could walk backwards, but, that's probably...

Or, he could walk backwards, but, that's probably too easy. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,719
Posted By wadventure
Year long birthday?

This thread started last year. You're becoming a legend Geek!

But, anyone who rode the Loser as their primary adventure bike has earned some creds.

Happy birthday!:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 25,156
Posted By wadventure
Mineral Bottom Road to open March 29

http://www.nps.gov/cany/news082410.htm :clap

Regrettably, this is after my trip out there, but good news for those of you planning a trip after that date.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,654
Posted By wadventure
Delaying until 830 if anyone is interested. ...

Delaying until 830 if anyone is interested.

Have fun on your ride tomorrow Steve!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2010, 05:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,654
Posted By wadventure
Any takers? I can delay starting, but no later...

Any takers? I can delay starting, but no later than 830.

Btw, I don't see this as a hijack, just presenting an option to big ds's who can only go today, kind of sharing the thread. Like we learned...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,654
Posted By wadventure
Sorry buddy. They'll be there if they want to...

Sorry buddy. They'll be there if they want to ride. I'm already done with this theft!:D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,654
Posted By wadventure
Sorry Steve - stealing half your crew

Ok, who can meet at the Morrison park n ride tomorrow (Saturday) at 730 for a ds ride. Mild dirt, I had a crazy notion to make it to la veta pass and back, but that's over 500 miles.

I'm thinking...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,719
Posted By wadventure
More stories, more pics! Last SPOTted in Salem...

More stories, more pics! Last SPOTted in Salem Oregon.

What's happening on the coast?
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,719
Posted By wadventure
Who let girls in here? Hearts and kisses! sheesh!...

Who let girls in here? Hearts and kisses! sheesh! Get a room!:huh :augie

Just got a spot from Darren,looks like he found another hole in the wall at the San Juan de FICA straights. I don't think...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,719
Posted By wadventure
Let's start seeing those PCH pics!

Let's start seeing those PCH pics!
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,719
Posted By wadventure
Wanna borrow my Corbin? Sounds like a good...

Wanna borrow my Corbin?

Sounds like a good repair. Keep on rolling!
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,719
Posted By wadventure
Slimy salt flat in Baja

You mean this place in Baja? Glad to hear this bull ride ended rubber down.

Enjoy the ride!

http://wadventure.smugmug.com/Motorcycles-dual-sport/Baja-March-2010/IMG0028/853972078_9Rs62-M.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-26-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Details, I love the details....:tb

Details, I love the details....:tb
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-23-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
They probably download the speed data from the...

They probably download the speed data from the recorder mentioned below. There are speed zones through towns where you can't speed, I guess to help keep from hitting spectators. So, they just check...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Congrats team RMR! Finished and a podium spot to...

Congrats team RMR! Finished and a podium spot to top it all off!

Special thanks to Uli for keeping us up to date.

Now for the rider reports! Details...!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Riviera coming into Pit at Mile 220 -2008

Feels like an intermission until we hear back from someone in Baja on how RMR finished.

Here is a little more video, same corner as the previous one.

Watch close at the beginning and you can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Trophy Vid from Last Year

Here's a treat from last year.

This is a trophy truck coming into Mile 220 from a straight WFO run across Laguna Salada.

Check it out, then think of this passing you when you are on two wheels....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
OK, just settled in with my coffee for an...

OK, just settled in with my coffee for an exciting day of racing, but WTF! The race is over? I'm a day late? Shit!

In some ways I'm glad I got to read the digest on fast forward, cuz waiting for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
I liked Gordy's pick. Can you do it again? We can...

I liked Gordy's pick. Can you do it again? We can call the move the "Guth-ry":D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-13-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Hey Tony, Hope you guys have all the luck...

Hey Tony,

Hope you guys have all the luck in the race!

Go FAST!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-12-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 23,474
Posted By wadventure
Makes last year look dreamy

Holy Shit Jim! We didn't have anything like this going on last year. Wow! All the crap you talk about before you head down, that you don't want to happen, and you got it. Parts, theft...sheesh.

I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 161,162
Posted By wadventure
An Easy to Moderate DS Ride - Good for the big bikes

This is on the ride thread.

Maybe 730 AM is too early for most folks?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10450018&postcount=53


Not sure exactly when we'll roll out, depending on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-26-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,636
Posted By wadventure
Wasn't planning on it. I doubt that there will be...

Wasn't planning on it. I doubt that there will be time to include Kebler, Ohio and Hagerman. To include those would make an extremely long day with no time for sight seeing or sitting still. The...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-25-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,636
Posted By wadventure
Who Wants to Ride a Bunch of Dirt Passes on Big Bikes?

I'm planning on a large DS ride for Friday.

Here is the rough route. It's around 250 miles.

Leave early to make sure we can get back at a reasonable time.

Either start over Weston, or...
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