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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2014, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Free Stuff

Hey guys, thought I would offer this here first. If you want anything just let me know. Can also post pics on request.

2x stock (ninja 250?) turn signals
1x stock turn signal pieces (housing and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
I will add that on the way back to gate's pass,...

I will add that on the way back to gate's pass, you can take w mccain loop for a few extra fun turns, it spits out in the same place a few miles down the road as kinney rd leading to gate's pass.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-04-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Supposedly there is a good coffee place in...

Supposedly there is a good coffee place in Arivaca, that might be stretching the hour limitation though. You could take the death in the desert route to get there, or pavement. I think Brian is most...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2014, 12:06 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Spring Cleaning=Free Stuff

Hey guys, thought I would pre-offer anyone who wants any of this junk, it's going in the free section of craigslist on monday, but if anyone here wants it I would rather give it to you guys.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-10-2014, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
In my experience your best bet to finding jets in...

In my experience your best bet to finding jets in town is at start cycle, he has a few boxes of random jets. If he doesn't have them, head over to honda and order them OEM. they can get OEM parts for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I owned it before Gmoney. Shoot me a pm and i'll...

I owned it before Gmoney. Shoot me a pm and i'll let you know what issues I fixed, but I literally only owned it a week. It ran fine for the few rides I took it on carb wise
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2014, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
It should be street legal, they are from the...

It should be street legal, they are from the factory.

The salvage title is actually a bonded title because the previous owner lost the title and had no interest in reapplying for it. It's all...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2014, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I think I rode them to Mescal. It was a long time...

I think I rode them to Mescal. It was a long time ago so the memory is fuzzy, but I did indeed make it. Fyi you end up having to ride on the railway right of way road for some distance, and even...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2013, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I would love the bike but as a college student i...

I would love the bike but as a college student i could only offer you a shiny rock and 2 pieces of lint:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2013, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Here's a basic map for a sonoita ride, sonoita...

Here's a basic map for a sonoita ride, sonoita has some great scenery and if you stay out of the mountains big bike friendly.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2013, 01:43 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Cage Question

Hey guys, funny question. I'm getting new driving bagels for the amigo. I was wondering if anyone had recommendations for a place in Tucson to get an alignment. A good job is obviously most...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2013, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Epic Article

For those that haven't read, sorry if it's a repeat.

http://oppositelock.jalopnik.com/the-laziest-possible-way-to-install-a-big-bore-kit-in-a-1187131608
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2013, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
It's been 3 years since I've been but get...

It's been 3 years since I've been but get somebody who knows something about bikes behind the parts counter. I went in looking for shims and they didn't know what shims are. To me that's crazy a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2013, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
the deal with the nut is that you want it finger...

the deal with the nut is that you want it finger tight, don't use a wrench. What happens if you apply too much torque is you're trying to pull the valve stem out of the tube. Then as time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2013, 12:17 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Shops

I can't say I know much about sparks but my friend had a tire changed there, and a few days later had it go flat. Sure enough a few months later they did another tire and I checked, they had cranked...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2013, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I've commuted on the drz all the way through...

I've commuted on the drz all the way through winter, in January my rides started before the sun rose, so about as cold as it gets in AZ.

Being a poor HS student, I found that layers are they key....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2013, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Somewhere relatively quick and easy would be off...

Somewhere relatively quick and easy would be off of wilmot road, the dirt part near sahurita road. Lots of open fields out there.

There's also lots of areas off of the mine road "south santa rita...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2013, 10:44 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I'm Jealous! I've been stuck in Phoenix this...

I'm Jealous! I've been stuck in Phoenix this summer for an internship, and miss riding down in Tucson!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2013, 09:23 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Sorry for super late response, life has been...

Sorry for super late response, life has been hectic. I'm doing Mechanical. I like all kinds of engineering but ME is the best fit for me, the others didn't turn my crank so to speak:norton

And...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-23-2013, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
No no, no apples. Unfortunately since I need a...

No no, no apples. Unfortunately since I need a good graphics card (CAD, some games, etc), and a decent processor, that raises the bar from the typical 400ish buck laptop to around 850+ to get a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2013, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Spamly

Hey guys, I'm selling the newest member to my motorcycle flock due to my laptop pooping out on me. If anyone is looking for a cheap street bike, this would be great. Also anybody that enjoys old all...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2013, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2013, 09:45 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
I can take it, I won't use it for another ~3k...

I can take it, I won't use it for another ~3k miles (to wear out my current) but I'll use it as my next. I also won't be able to pick it up until next weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2013, 09:01 AM
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Views: 4,430,884
Posted By Drizzt
I've mostly been doing standard maintenance (oil...

I've mostly been doing standard maintenance (oil changes, air filter, etc.) I just had to replace some seals because i had a mystery leak (now seams solved). No head work, but I should probably check...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2013, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Just thought I would share, on my ride home from...

Just thought I would share, on my ride home from work today:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cAzQWrlqYYM/UbAJJrSVeSI/AAAAAAAAFWg/ZweRf8N2qj8/s400/0605131743.jpg

:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Also

Today during commute from work:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2013, 09:56 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Would recomend helvetia road, as said above....

Would recomend helvetia road, as said above. here's the start of the road at 83, just type into google maps:

31.850568,-110.697872

Staying on the easy roads you can get damn near to sonoita the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Not to beat a dead horse but I have input into...

Not to beat a dead horse but I have input into the whole ohv sticker thing. The interpretation of the officer about whether your moto is an off road vehicle from the factory or not is whether or not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2013, 09:53 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
My recommendation for tires would have to be the...

My recommendation for tires would have to be the Maxxis Desert IT's. Wear like iron, good traction in the dirt, don't howl like the d606 rear. Just my .02
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,774
Posted By Drizzt
Pics

here's pics of our adventures, the second day which was supposed to be the long ride we ended up getting a flat and driving out and just headed back home. Despite being somewhat of a flop it was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2013, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Had fun in the dunes

As fine a place as any to break 33k miles :1drink

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/--gVIaHhBTms/US1BkO8yKjI/AAAAAAAAE0M/1d3eNUsKbPM/s640/P1100476.JPG
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-04-2013, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Dunes Invite

Yo guys and gals, the wildcat offroad club is going to the dunes on FEB 22nd-24th. My room mate and I are taking our bikes, and there should be a few other bikes with the off road club (everybody...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2013, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
I"m highly interested in some sort of detailed...

I"m highly interested in some sort of detailed directions or even better detailed coordinates to this location, it sounds like it would be a great hike for G-Net and the dog:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Drizzt
Maybe someone will step in officially but usually...

Maybe someone will step in officially but usually every morning there's a few different groups all knowing where they are going that head out, ranging in difficulty and length of ride. Just wake up...
Forum: Thumpers 01-19-2013, 09:25 PM
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Views: 4,430,884
Posted By Drizzt
Why rebuild the head if a valve is tight? all...

Why rebuild the head if a valve is tight? all that is needed is to shim the valve back into speck and keep an eye on it in future valve checks. If the valve keeps moving, then a valve replacement...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2013, 09:59 AM
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Views: 4,430,884
Posted By Drizzt
If you can put it on a stand, you can run it...

If you can put it on a stand, you can run it through all the gears to be sure the gearbox hasn't blown up.

If there's problems with how it runs, it won't show up unless you ride it though....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,774
Posted By Drizzt
Pictures

For those interested, here's my pictures of the past events:

2010:

https://picasaweb.google.com/100026397334325336562/DesertDaze

2011:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15,720
Views: 1,311,994
Posted By Drizzt
I've done some mild research on this. There's...

I've done some mild research on this. There's some dirt that I kind of know of between here and Ajo but I personally don't know of a reliable dirt way through.

The more reliable part of the dirt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,774
Posted By Drizzt
In

UA is on spring break so I'm soooo in, can't wait!:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2012, 09:16 PM
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Posted By Drizzt
Jog through reddington, no problem. Tombstone,...

Jog through reddington, no problem. Tombstone, death. both your butts would be mince meat after a ride like that.

The thing with the drz is that with passenger you're (the operator) is up on the...
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