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Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Desert Dave
Yeah, those are the moments I LIVE for :D

Yeah, those are the moments I LIVE for :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
I've had 3 tripods in the last 5 years, and if...

I've had 3 tripods in the last 5 years, and if nothing else I've learned something from each one. Unfortunately you often don't find out the bad until you actually use it. :lol3 Of course the needs...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Yeah this area is pretty rugged most of the year,...

Yeah this area is pretty rugged most of the year, good if you like desert sort of beauty. Winter here is kind of like spring everywhere else, with some ice on occasion :wink:. It's great to ride with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
It really is a gem isn't it? I'll keep an eye out...

It really is a gem isn't it? I'll keep an eye out for you. :freaky

Things are changing quick out there, turning green and the creeks are flowing. Went out there this weekend, Del Puerto near the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Glad you picked up on that....I NEVER want to...

Glad you picked up on that....I NEVER want to come across like I'm the only one doing this stuff. Maybe I just document it more, from my own warped perspective :lol3 But I know riders like yourself...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
"Evolution of riding history" <------ I like...

"Evolution of riding history" <------ I like that :thumb

That's exactly what it is. Whatever excites you THIS minute, do it now, because you may be excited about something else in a few years....
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Uh huh :evil And the corners just keep going like...

Uh huh :evil And the corners just keep going like that.




Noted :deal

So many of those backroads I've been on years ago that they seem to blend together now. If I have been through there...
Forum: Beasts 12-07-2014, 02:10 PM
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Views: 3,680,129
Posted By Desert Dave
A little fall riding on the strom ...

A little fall riding on the strom

http://desertdave.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Junction-loop/i-ZSRDqg3/0/X2/DSC_0519_hf-X2.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Yeah, I miss my local hangout. All this...

Yeah, I miss my local hangout.

All this running around trying to hit the Sierras as much as I can before winter and I haven't been to The Junction in almost a month. Always good to have a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Sure you can use the photo for a screensaver,...

Sure you can use the photo for a screensaver, glad you like it enough to stare at it every day :D

The "Real" Nor Cal? Have you ever been to the "REAL Central CA"? I have. It's a spot in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Looks like JoefromSF gave you the correct...

Looks like JoefromSF gave you the correct directions on the photo info, so hopefully that took care of you.

Need some chill time, probably headed to The Junction this weekend....you know the table...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
:freaky Back at ya. I believe that....

:freaky Back at ya.



I believe that. The PLACES in this thread are what keep me from moving OUT of California! :deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
You must be a really cool dude with a bike like...

You must be a really cool dude with a bike like that! :evil

Haven't been riding mine as much recently, just because it's time for a valve adjustment and I haven't wanted to spend a Saturday in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Hey, so did I !!:wink: If you're...

Hey, so did I !!:wink:





If you're really interested I leave the data on my photo files which you can see if you check my Smugmug and click on the info icon. I've looked at plenty of others...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Well thanks for coming along for the ride! I...

Well thanks for coming along for the ride!

I do the ride and photography for myself, but the sharing part is way more fun when others enjoy it! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Thanks man, still not as amazing as being there...

Thanks man, still not as amazing as being there though.

I swear on that last sunset I'm glad I have a witness that those colors are for real and you could almost touch the clouds.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Welcome aboard! Now it's two years and one month...

Welcome aboard! Now it's two years and one month :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
I think it's time for a quick summary of my...

I think it's time for a quick summary of my November.........

Went for a ride in the High Sierras looking for Fall Color and got absolutely skunked. Strange thing was all of the ingredients were...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,042
Posted By Desert Dave
Does your friend know how to switch modes? ...

Does your friend know how to switch modes?

Street will do exactly that. Fine for rain.

There's a middle setting that I thought was surprisingly well tuned to allow one to slide a little on a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 31,473
Posted By Desert Dave
You know, there's absolutely nothing wrong with...

You know, there's absolutely nothing wrong with riding the same pass multiple times in one day :deal

Just saw this thread today, fantastic! :clap

Of course excellent photography, and love the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
:lol3 I'm not nearly cool enough for that. Maybe...

:lol3 I'm not nearly cool enough for that. Maybe after everybody else has moved on to something else.....
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Hmmm....more proof some of you read my drivel and...

Hmmm....more proof some of you read my drivel and don't just look at the photos :lol3

Better be careful you all, I might REALLY start sharing my thoughts :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Not sure. I know there is at least one big herd...

Not sure. I know there is at least one big herd in a wildlife reserve out there. I've seen Elk as far north as Corral Hollow near Carnegie OHV and have even seen them close to Hwy 5 near Westley...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Thanks Ladybug. The acorn stays!

Thanks Ladybug. The acorn stays!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Been on Kincaid Rd quite a few times, great for...

Been on Kincaid Rd quite a few times, great for when you really want to get a feeling of being remote, it is however a dead end. Worth the ride to see whats out there, but you'll be coming back the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
You should! :clap Always glad when...

You should! :clap



Always glad when somebody gets it. Sometimes I wonder if I put myself out there a little to much for a motorcycle forum :lol3

Likewise, I enjoy your description of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Well don't PLAN to much....that will ruin it :D ...

Well don't PLAN to much....that will ruin it :D



Glad you're diggin it. :freaky

Don't worry about the bigger camera, any decent gear can do good if you have the enthusiasm. As far as you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-04-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Picking up where I left off, I was just starting...

Picking up where I left off, I was just starting to see signs of Fall in the local hills, that is big, horny tarantulas out doing their thing. Now with the temps dropping Fall is here for real and I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
As long as next time is THIS time :D ...

As long as next time is THIS time :D



About 6 or 7 years ago I discovered the wonders of an afternoon nap on a ride. Not only does it feel great to close your eyes in the most peaceful places...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Cool! I went through a bit of effort to get to...

Cool! I went through a bit of effort to get to that spot so I'm glad you enjoy it :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
I've been told they won't bite if handled gently,...

I've been told they won't bite if handled gently, and it's probably true. But I'll still let you go first :lol3



Then my job is done!! :freaky



Thanks Bob. I agree night shots are magical.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Anytime. I can talk cameras/photography almost as...

Anytime. I can talk cameras/photography almost as long as motorcycles....and that's awhile:deal

:thumb




Sooner than later, why wait? :evil Love these precious weeks as any good storm and...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9,294
Views: 3,680,129
Posted By Desert Dave
Not enough '14s in this thread yet.......

Did some fall riding myself last weekend

http://desertdave.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Random-Rides-on-the-Strom/i-T3Xr4Fj/0/XL/DSC_0619_hf-XL.jpg




...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 102,592
Posted By Desert Dave
Fall is finally here and the riding season has...

Fall is finally here and the riding season has started!

Thought I'd spend the night in the Eastern Sierras and see if any colors were changing yet as it's been pretty warm still. Truthfully I...
Forum: Beasts 09-27-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 620,585
Posted By Desert Dave
Had to try it myself just now, 90 mph switched TC...

Had to try it myself just now, 90 mph switched TC mode with shut throttle just fine, didn't touch the clutch

Wonder if there is more than one ecu program?
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 620,585
Posted By Desert Dave
Are TWO (actually 3) gears touching? That is all....

Are TWO (actually 3) gears touching? That is all.

we can play word games all day. It makes a different sound, yes?

(and YES, I'm very aware of how the VFRs work, and sound)

The point was...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 620,585
Posted By Desert Dave
Than what are they? There is a gear driving two...

Than what are they? There is a gear driving two gears up there, which creates a different sound than a chain driving a gear, which is the point being made about mechanical noise. Very relevant to the...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 620,585
Posted By Desert Dave
I think he's referring to the fact the cams are...

I think he's referring to the fact the cams are gear driven, by a single gear between the two cam gears which is driven by a chain, as opposed to the chain directly driving the cam gears.
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 620,585
Posted By Desert Dave
My strom sounds just like my old '05, nothing...

My strom sounds just like my old '05, nothing more, nothing less and I never had a motor/clutch problem with that bike.

AS others have said, motors make mechanical noise. I would submit the strom...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,440
Posted By Desert Dave
Lots of good reasons to buy either as has already...

Lots of good reasons to buy either as has already been pointed out. "Better" is defined by YOUR priorities, not a spec sheet or what someone else finds important.

I won't tell you what to choose,...
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