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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By BIG-E
I am a "portly" kind of fellow and I just stick...

I am a "portly" kind of fellow and I just stick to 24 rear and 26 front on a 690 on or off road, seems to work for me.

On the 990 its the same rear and 28ish front, I can make the front stock...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
Don would have loved to ride (and hunt) that...

Don would have loved to ride (and hunt) that area!:evil

Thanks for sharing!:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,500
Views: 67,232
Posted By BIG-E
Have you visited?? I grew up in Kingman,...

Have you visited??

I grew up in Kingman, about 25 miles West. Peach Springs is a heavy Reservation and the wind blows... all the time, Cold in winter, no services to speak of, and if your not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,269
Posted By BIG-E
I am gonna try... We have a week's long journey...

I am gonna try... We have a week's long journey planned and we may show up on the big bikes, just to say hi of course, we are no:deal Mr and Mrs Yardstick!

Thanks for heading this up again...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
That is "MR." Yeti to you!!:lol3 What an...

That is "MR." Yeti to you!!:lol3

What an awesome day! A huge thank you to Drew and Buddy for all their hard work putting on this great event!

As Drew said, it was humbling to be involved...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
:thumb:thumb

:thumb:thumb
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
Okay, breakfast will be at Ike's old location at...

Okay, breakfast will be at Ike's old location at the corner of US60 and Constallation Rd.

The menu will be,

2 eggs anyway you like.
Either Bacon, sausage or ham.
Either toast or Sourdough...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By BIG-E
:roflI don't feel a day older than 49!:lol3 ...

:roflI don't feel a day older than 49!:lol3

Thanks Guys, it was a fun day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
40 people signed up!! Cool! If you are...

40 people signed up!! Cool!

If you are coming, please say so, so I can get a head count for the restaurant.

We are going to try and have a fixed list of breakfast items, (counldn't spell...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
:dg :gdog :clap

:dg

:gdog

:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
+1!:cry I gave Don those Fly long socks...

+1!:cry

I gave Don those Fly long socks at pork fest a couple of years ago. He was as happy as baby rabbits dancing in the rain!:D

Thanks for heading this up Drew.
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5,956
Views: 877,415
Posted By BIG-E
Mine came with the one above, this bike is either...

Mine came with the one above, this bike is either a 2010 or a 2009, not sure on those. Mine has the high and low switch, 35 & 55 watt. I don't do a lot of night riding, so the stocker has worked just...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,956
Views: 877,415
Posted By BIG-E
Here is my bike with a 70 degree rear tank that...

Here is my bike with a 70 degree rear tank that adds exactly 1.1 gallon of fuel,

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6233/6366097931_42ebef74b8_o.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
Don't forget Zimmerman on his brand new 690!:deal...

Don't forget Zimmerman on his brand new 690!:deal Didn't even drop it once!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By BIG-E
I have ran many sets of non-dot tires on my...

I have ran many sets of non-dot tires on my bikes. I always run the Dunlop mx-71's up front and rear on my Husaberg, and on the 690 I use the mx-71 and a Mefo rear. On the 990 I really like the mx-71...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
let's go down Honda hill this year. I hate that...

let's go down Honda hill this year. I hate that step, kicks my behind every time! No approach, rocky, just ugly, lessen your Roger!

No little 'Dos this year 'Dos? I like that kid.

Just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
:lol3 I have learned Master Po! And I will be on...

:lol3 I have learned Master Po! And I will be on the blue bike this year. You should come out Uncle Tom, it's always a big fun day!

"Dos, what time do we take off? Maybe a bonus route again...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
Schedule re-arranged, I will be in attendance. ...

Schedule re-arranged, I will be in attendance.

Looking forward to seeing everyone.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-05-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
Yes, this was the first outing the day after...

Yes, this was the first outing the day after Thanksgiving. As you can see in the picture, Don is just ahead of ricklee, and a few seconds after this picture ricklee did a header into the big rock on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-04-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,226
Posted By BIG-E
'Dos, where's the ride report from the 1st....

'Dos, where's the ride report from the 1st. outing? The one Rob headed up. When we where all on big bikes. That one will put hair on your chest..:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By BIG-E
Why do you want a knobbie for just 10% off road? ...

Why do you want a knobbie for just 10% off road?

Go with a Mefo SE, good everywhere and last's a long time.

If you must have a knobbie, the Dunlop 908 works really well, it's a little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By BIG-E
+1! All roads lead to Zen Moto!:deal

+1!

All roads lead to Zen Moto!:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,317
Posted By BIG-E
Take care Brother Tom. May you be Blessed! ...

Take care Brother Tom. May you be Blessed!

Gripit-N-Ripit!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
I have ridden this route on my 690 with no...

I have ridden this route on my 690 with no problems at all, well, the sand was deep, but short at least.:D

Uncle Tom, I promise to park far enough away from that heathen you ride so they won't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 12,516
Posted By BIG-E
Wow, 27 already signed up!:clap Lt's see if we...

Wow, 27 already signed up!:clap Lt's see if we can make it 100!:deal

That would be awesome to see and be a part of.

Follow Scott's directions, the Hogone is still up and running as well....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
The breakfast will be at Ike's Gold Nugget in...

The breakfast will be at Ike's Gold Nugget in beautiful down-town Wickenburg, this is the new place and I have it on good authority that the new place will be ready to go. They even have an outside...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By BIG-E
Yea, but Dungey can run with him, not always, but...

Yea, but Dungey can run with him, not always, but when RD is on, he brings it..

Gonna be interesting to see how well he does overseas, he can be unstoppable at times.

Good luck RV.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-16-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
+1! Thanks for heading this up Drew! ...

+1!

Thanks for heading this up Drew!

We are going to have a great turn out. Maybe we can make the breakfast at Ike's in Wickenburg? Just a thought.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By BIG-E
I am on my second 2007, don't hesitate, buy it!!

I am on my second 2007, don't hesitate, buy it!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
http://i946.photobucket.com/albums/ad307/oldtimert...

http://i946.photobucket.com/albums/ad307/oldtimertc/Sqawpeak511/Picture071.jpg (http://s946.photobucket.com/user/oldtimertc/media/Sqawpeak511/Picture071.jpg.html)

Thanks for posting this TC.
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
One time when I was in the hospital, Don comes to...

One time when I was in the hospital, Don comes to see me and asks if he can do anything?

I said these people cut off my 60 dollar riding shorts and I was seriously butt-hurt over it, he throws...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
Outstanding idea Drew! Let me know what I can do...

Outstanding idea Drew! Let me know what I can do to help!

Maybe we could raffle things off to help out? Or??

He sure did like that danged 'ole Coke Ovens ride. First time I rode with him, he...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,513
Posted By BIG-E
We Lost One Of The Best! RIP Seabee1

I am very sorry to have to report the Great Loss of our Good Friend Don Hoge (Seabee1) last night.:cry

Don had been struggling with cancer for many years and finally succumbed last night.

I am...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,809
Posted By BIG-E
+1! That cat can ride!! Its not...

+1!

That cat can ride!!

Its not about the limitations of the bike, its all about the limitations of the rider! I have learned this the hard way...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 49,272
Posted By BIG-E
:lol3:lol3 That's funny 'cause it's...

:lol3:lol3 That's funny 'cause it's TRUE!!:lol3:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 49,272
Posted By BIG-E
Right On Buddy!! Who is that guy? Oh...

Right On Buddy!!

Who is that guy? Oh wait, he's a pirate, aarrrggg......

Maybe we can get him out on one of his many, many different bikes for a ride?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By BIG-E
Is it just me, or do I make that 990 look...

Is it just me, or do I make that 990 look small??:lol3

Thanks a bunch Goat!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By BIG-E
Mongo no-how to post pictures..I only been here 7...

Mongo no-how to post pictures..I only been here 7 years, cut me some slack, i'll text you a picture to post fer me mmk??:evil

Dope.. I lost your number, I asked Goat to post it if he would?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-26-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By BIG-E
Hi Ya Goat and Spencergt:wave I still...

Hi Ya Goat and Spencergt:wave

I still have the 690, and it is a great bike. I just missed Flash so much I had to buy his long lost brother, Blaze!!:lol3 It was such a good deal, I just couldn't...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By BIG-E
I did! (dad-gum Dillon!!..) Another 2007 with...

I did! (dad-gum Dillon!!..) Another 2007 with 18.5k on it. Orange of course.

I missed Flash so much, I had to have another one.

Thanks for the help!

Thanks Jbone!
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