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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,528
Posted By jarthur
In and Paid

Just paid for me and a guest, Steve.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By jarthur
NorCal Routes

Try to work in Usal Road. Ends on north side near Shelter Cove - a place work seeing and staying in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By jarthur
Sierra Passes in June

Cal. Highway Patrol or Cal Trans (DOT) post whether the passes are closed due to snow. Unless we get A LOT in the next couple months, you should be fine. If you want company, send me a PM as I ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,528
Posted By jarthur
In

I'm in. Also, Steve Harris.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Pleasant Valley Advice

I know someone here has ridden Pleasant Canyon. I was looking at the ride to Penement Mine (Panament Mine?). How difficult is it? In Google Earth, there is a turn off from what appears to be the main...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Cerro Gordo

airborndad

Glad I could help.

I tried to attach a track of the Cerro Gordo ride we did, but couldn't. I do not think the ADV site allows attachments. I will try to send it in a PM.

...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Cerro Gordo

The main road to Cerro Gordo was graded last year and in very good shape - easy. The ride from the back side - east side is intermediate but might be more difficult depending on the condition of a...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-02-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Noobs Support

Joel: DV Noobs is a great event and I have been happy to support it. I hope someone volunteers to do a Steel Pass loop. I met some pretty good riders and nice people on those rides.

I will ask...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-30-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Need to Cancel

jarthur Number 129 on the list must cancel. I will miss y'all this year.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-25-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Wait List Addition

jarthur friend - Dan Kurywchak BT3 D3 690 KTM

Thanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By jarthur
Tesla Park web site

What I find interesting is that there is no reference I could find advising the public how the public might visit and enjoy the park. Perhaps we should attempt to visit the park to hike, bicycle,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-19-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Cheap aux gas containers

If you have panniers, Dirt Bagz, etc., save a few empty quart bottles of oil. They work well if you do not want something more permanent.

Empty thoroughly rinsed/flushed plastic chlorine or acid...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-18-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Mileage Range

I would shoot for 200 miles if thinking about a bigger gas tank or aux tanks.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-31-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 177,406
Posted By jarthur
Signing In

Steve Harris CP (BT3)
jarthur (Jack Klauschie) BT3

(We will have one truck with MC trailer - 2 tents)
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,771
Posted By jarthur
Manual

Same for me. The cam chain replacement took about 8 hours +/- 'cause I was going slow. The clutch basket is easy to access, but you may need a local service guy to do the riveting and spring retainer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,771
Posted By jarthur
tigerrider007

My '06 has about 16,000 to 17,000 miles and runs great. 13,000 shouldn't be a big problem if regular preventive maintenance was done. Ask whether the cam chain has been replaced. Typically required...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,771
Posted By jarthur
Husky Questions from g. mccormick

Here is a link for a skid plate which I use and does a good job of protecting the motor. http://www.ricochetoffroad.com/store/page441.html

I bought a skid plate from Uptite. Asked George -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,771
Posted By jarthur
Swing Arm

Thanks huzar, baroquenride and Taranis!! :wings I just bought the one from Bill's, and this saves a ride I had planned at the end of the month.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26,484
Views: 3,588,771
Posted By jarthur
TE 610 Swing Arm

Was changing sprockets and chain. Noticed the swing arm guard was worn on the bottom side near the pivot. Checked closer and found the chain was hitting the swing arm and wore two deep grooves in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 27,427
Posted By jarthur
276 Antenna

Airborndad

had my own little gravity attack and broke the antenna off of my GPS

yesterday 4/12/13 I got a small package in the mail from a very generous ADVer with a new antenna in it :clap ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-09-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 27,427
Posted By jarthur
Steel Pass

M1Jeep.

Thanks for the RR. I was not able to take any pictures due to riding sweep. Maybe next year someone else will be the "leader" so I can smell the sage.
Forum: Regional forums 04-05-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Another Great Rally

Thanks to all who organized the rally, especially Joel.

Thanks to Pablo (espi) for hauling gas to Hot Springs for the Steel Pass group Friday. You da man!

I still owe Jim's (spafxer)...
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Steel Pass - Still on Friday

For those signed up, we are keeping the Steel Pass ride on Friday. Please stop be my campsite #29 to say hello.
Forum: Regional forums 03-21-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Gas for Steel Pass Friday

The Steel Pass group needs a volunteer for Friday to meet us with some gas.

I would love for someone to meet us with gas. Ubehebe would be fine as that is a little over half way, and a volunteer...
Forum: Regional forums 03-20-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Steel Pass Ride Friday

For those planning to go, stop by my campsite to introduce your self and for a beer. Site #29. I will arrive Wednesday evening.

Plan to meet at my campsite (#29) at 8:30 Friday morning for a...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Steel Pass Friday

For those who signed up for the Steel Pass ride Friday, please send me a PM with your e-mail address so I can send a GPS track for the ride and any updates.

Also, I am not sure whether someone...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Best wishes for Nicole and Pablo

Just lost my mother so I feel the pain. Prayers go with you.
Forum: Regional forums 02-15-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Jiimy Lewis Class Wednesday

Sign up at his web site. There is a form which needs to be filled out, and pay the tuition.

jimmylewisoffroad.com
Forum: Regional forums 02-13-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Steel Pass Ride

A spot opened up for this ride. It is an intermediate skills ride, and you must have a 200 mile range either on the bike or carrying extra fuel. A skilled rider who is in good physical condition...
Forum: Regional forums 02-13-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Thumb DV Report

Stayed at Furnace Creek last week. Here is the scoop.

No step in Goler. The rocks at Mengel Pass are more exposed, but riding up or down is doable with intermediate skills. Otherwise can walk a...
Forum: Regional forums 01-27-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Gas Friday

Hi Pablo:

I will be doing the Steel Pass loop again on Friday. There will be 12 riders. Can you carry gas for us? I have a couple 5 gallon plastic cans we could use, or we can buy it from you at...
Forum: Regional forums 01-04-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Paid

Paid tonight.
Forum: Regional forums 12-26-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Jimmy Lewis Special Class - March 27

Given it takes a whole day for us here in the soggy, cold north to travel to DV, I asked Jimmy Lewis if he would do a one day riding class on Wednesday, March 27 - just before the DV Noobs event. He...
Forum: Regional forums 12-23-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Ride Leaders

Hi Joel:

The Steele Pass loop Friday is full. I see a few veterans signed up who can ride the point so, as the ride leader, I will ride sweeper again. Will we be able to get gas at hot springs?...
Forum: Regional forums 12-23-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Introduction

I started riding on a French motorized bicycle called a Solex when I was about 14. Next bike was a Yamaha DT-1 eventually stripped for dirt riding. Raced in the SoCal desert in the late 60's early...
Forum: Regional forums 12-14-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Group Rides

I agree wholeheartedly. The Golden rule is to assure the rider behind you knows there is a turn onto a different road or trail by waiting for that rider at the turn.

The Silver rule is to tell...
Forum: Regional forums 12-08-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Donation

Randy Felice, the owner of A&S Powersports in Roseville (Sacramento's BMW, Triumph and Ducati dealership), agreed to provide all paid participants (200 participants) a $15 gift certificate for...
Forum: Regional forums 12-07-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Lippencott

Cowgirl:

You did it!! Easier the second time.
Forum: Regional forums 12-05-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Question Tea kettle and Ubehebe Crater Mileage and Suggestions

I did not make a track to get an accurate mileage, and it will depend on the route ridden anyway. Best to plan for 150+. Most all of the loops in DV will require 150+ gas range so Noobs should plan...
Forum: Regional forums 11-28-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 227,201
Posted By jarthur
Noob Teaser

http://jarthur.smugmug.com/TheGoodLife-1/Good-Life/i-XT2LSWj/1/M/DSCN2552-M.jpg
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