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Forum: Racing 02-14-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,302
Posted By mikeyb
Thanks for reminding me that the WRC season has...

Thanks for reminding me that the WRC season has started.
I just looked up the HD Theater schedule; it's kind of odd that they split it up into separate daily shows even though they are delayed by 2...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,470
Posted By mikeyb
For the aluminum, you might try these guys: ...

For the aluminum, you might try these guys:

http://www.industrialmetalsupply.com/location/san-diego.htm

They sell odds and ends for something like $2 per lb for anything in their scrap bin.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,579
Posted By mikeyb
I've had the plate on my bike sideways for 5 or 6...

I've had the plate on my bike sideways for 5 or 6 years now and no one has ever bugged me about it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By mikeyb
Thanks for the notice. I saw the new location...

Thanks for the notice.
I saw the new location while riding by on the freeway a couple weeks ago.
I just needed an excuse to go check it out; now I have one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By mikeyb
It's more like the Diablo drop-off. Deep sand....

It's more like the Diablo drop-off. Deep sand. Plenty of runoff room at the bottom makes it a bit easier.

http://img92.imageshack.us/img92/4797/descent5vp.jpg
Here's DustJunkie coming down it on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,901
Posted By mikeyb
In the video you can see how they encased the...

In the video you can see how they encased the motor and battery pack in a single aluminum shell. Running completely underwater should be no problem.
You could make a new sport: underwater motocross.
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,901
Posted By mikeyb
Those are both nice looking bikes. The casing...

Those are both nice looking bikes.
The casing around the motor and batteries on the KTM that you can see in the video is an impressive looking piece of metalwork.
I've been looking into converting...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mikeyb
I'm out. Woke up sick this morning. I'm going...

I'm out.
Woke up sick this morning.
I'm going back to bed.
Have a good time in the desert.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,848
Posted By mikeyb
In.

In.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mikeyb
There are some good tracks here: ...

There are some good tracks here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128519

I have those loaded in my GPS and have ridden most of them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mikeyb
I'll be taking the 625sxc on my car, so I'll have...

I'll be taking the 625sxc on my car, so I'll have room for plenty of firewood from that big pile in my backyard that I'm trying to get rid of.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,295
Posted By mikeyb
I know where that is. I'm planning to get out...

I know where that is.
I'm planning to get out there Friday afternoon about that same time.
See you then.
Forum: Racing 03-11-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 53,302
Posted By mikeyb
I've been following the testing a bit, and the...

I've been following the testing a bit, and the consensus seems to be that Ferrari has .3 to .5 seconds a lap on everyone else while 2nd thru 5th is too close to call.
But as they always say, "it's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By mikeyb
There's some nice sand hills a few miles from the...

There's some nice sand hills a few miles from the campround where you can test the full power of the XR.

I plan to come out for this too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By mikeyb
I don't know where the official end point is, but...

I don't know where the official end point is, but it is commonly called 101 for a few miles further South from Solana Beach. At least thru Del Mar and possibly as far as UCSD where the road turns...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 12,738
Posted By mikeyb
We stay on the West side of the canal until the...

We stay on the West side of the canal until the head of the Bradshaw Trail, where we cross over.
I think I know the route you are referring to, which would be a more direct route on the East side of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By mikeyb
I ran it outside the mask mounting tab, tucked in...

I ran it outside the mask mounting tab, tucked in between the the mask and the turn signal.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By mikeyb
It's just straight up the fork leg and over the...

It's just straight up the fork leg and over the top.
I have the mask moved forward to make room for my roadbook and gps, so the cables come up behind the turn signal; with the stock setup I had the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,196
Posted By mikeyb
I had a new one for my 625sxc made at Home Depot...

I had a new one for my 625sxc made at Home Depot recently.
The blank wasn't quite right and I had to file it a bit to get it to work.
For no waiting and less than 2 bucks I don't mind having to do...
Forum: Racing 02-21-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By mikeyb
Random racing pictures

I was just browsing MotoGP.com and found a couple pictures I thought were more interesting than the usual single rider shots.
Just thought I'd share.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By mikeyb
Do you mean landing at the Coast Guard station...

Do you mean landing at the Coast Guard station and walking around to Jimsair or whatever the business jet area is called now?
If that's it, there's no problem.
Forum: Racing 02-11-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 115,771
Posted By mikeyb
They had it that way last year too. I'd...

They had it that way last year too.

I'd like to know why some teams choose the bigger wraparound fairings and others don't.

Back in the 990 era, I read an interview with someone from Honda and...
Forum: Racing 02-11-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,245
Views: 115,771
Posted By mikeyb
Looking at the full res images, those sensors...

Looking at the full res images, those sensors look just tacked on like they are temp sensors for testing only....
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,146
Posted By mikeyb
Friday night at the bat caves

<hr style="color: rgb(87, 87, 87);" size="1"> <!-- / icon and title --> <!-- message --> Gearheart, ZenSlug, MrMike and I made it out to the bat caves on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 12,738
Posted By mikeyb
Friday night at the bat caves

Gearheart, ZenSlug, MrMike and I made it out to the bat caves on Friday afternoon.
http://img523.imageshack.us/img523/5531/p1010003wk5.jpg


We arrived just before sunset and had a great view...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,221
Posted By mikeyb
http://trailerinabag.com/index.html

http://trailerinabag.com/index.html
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 12,738
Posted By mikeyb
Here is my track from last year. It starts at...

Here is my track from last year. It starts at gearheart's place and includes some side tracks as well.
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,900
Posted By mikeyb
Cool. I gotta get me one of those (bike and...

Cool.
I gotta get me one of those (bike and camera).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By mikeyb
I've ridden up Thimble Trail and over to Fault...

I've ridden up Thimble Trail and over to Fault Wash on a big bike without knobbies. There is some deep sand, but not as bad as Short Wash.
Forum: Racing 01-09-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By mikeyb
Still at 39%. I just put in another one.

Still at 39%.
I just put in another one.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,475
Posted By mikeyb
I've seen interviews with a couple drivers that...

I've seen interviews with a couple drivers that said they were given a big booklet ( 20 pages or so ) explaining the steering wheel functions to study the day before they got their first drive in the...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,475
Posted By mikeyb
It doesn't adjust the wing pitch. I'm not sure...

It doesn't adjust the wing pitch. I'm not sure about this one, but some teams have a knob for the driver to signal the crew on how much wing adjustment he wants at the next pitstop.
Forum: Racing 01-07-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,475
Posted By mikeyb
A photo of the Ferrari wheel to match the 1st...

A photo of the Ferrari wheel to match the 1st post drawing:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v691/Ajacied/6-1.jpg
I think its odd that Ferrari puts their sponsor's name in the center instead of...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-06-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,606
Posted By mikeyb
Here are my tracks from last year's Bradshaw Bomb...

Here are my tracks from last year's Bradshaw Bomb Run.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-05-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,811
Posted By mikeyb
Have you seen this thread: ...

Have you seen this thread:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=128519

I've used that gpx file for a couple fun rides out there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By mikeyb
Don't just turn around when you see that gate...

Don't just turn around when you see that gate closed, be sure to check if it is locked. It is often closed, but unlocked.
The story I heard is that the gold miners up there often close it behind...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By mikeyb
http://www.mountainbikebill.com/OriflammeLoop.htm

http://www.mountainbikebill.com/OriflammeLoop.htm
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,515
Posted By mikeyb
Sounds great. Sign me up.

Sounds great.
Sign me up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By mikeyb
I should be able to make it. See ya Thursday! ...

I should be able to make it.
See ya Thursday!

-Michael
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,015
Posted By mikeyb
The Chariot, Oriflame, Rodriquez canyons loop is...

The Chariot, Oriflame, Rodriquez canyons loop is fun, and the bottom of that loop is down in the desert where there are lots of additional options. On the West side of Cuyamaca you can get take the...
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