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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,002
Posted By scorpion
I think you wandered into Atwater by mistake :deal

I think you wandered into Atwater by mistake :deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
A few of us are meeting for a few beers TONIGHT...

A few of us are meeting for a few beers TONIGHT at PJ's. (http://www.pjandco.net)
Not sure if the bike night scene is still going but the beer is cold.

last minute, just tossing it out. :slurp...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
Great ride today guys, thanks :thumb Ride...

Great ride today guys, thanks :thumb
Ride report here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1024176)
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Desert-season-opener/i-R73SC78/0/L/IMG_8602-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By scorpion
Reno NV high desert season opener

We are nomadic riders, the winter has come to the sierras so we migrate to the desert! Schultz, Solemon Grundy and I head out on a cool day :vardy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,002
Posted By scorpion
Ima drink fiddy beers :freaky

Ima drink fiddy beers :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
Incredible ride today guys. hit a lot of new...

Incredible ride today guys. hit a lot of new trails and took a few soil samples.
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Other/Peavine-gnar/i-pdfsLWM/0/L/IMG_8535-L.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,002
Posted By scorpion
IN :freaky

IN :freaky
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-02-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 35,697
Posted By scorpion
200+ FFer's committed and it's still 6 months...

200+ FFer's committed and it's still 6 months away?
For a ride, that's crazy :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
I'm bringing my snowboard just in case :brrr

I'm bringing my snowboard just in case :brrr
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
:hmmmmm:muutt:thumb Watching the weather

:hmmmmm:muutt:thumb
Watching the weather
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By scorpion
Mine did that when it got hot in slow technical,...

Mine did that when it got hot in slow technical, deep sand, or heavy traffic.
changed the filters, Removed the SAS canister, it went away.
I think my filters were ok. Triple check your tank venting.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By scorpion
Hey George :wave I did the canisterectomy...

Hey George :wave
I did the canisterectomy light. The pump is still hooked up as well as the plumbing to the cylinders but plugged up. Done by the dealer,
The canister is long gone.
Could that be...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By scorpion
Thanks, I did the balancer shaft seal back when...

Thanks, I did the balancer shaft seal back when it just started smoking.
Maybe I did not do it right? Is there a way to check it visually?
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By scorpion
front TB at time of last valve job ...

front TB at time of last valve job
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Other/Wrenching/i-khP56MV/0/L/smugshot_4899246-L.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By scorpion
990 ADV intermittent smoking

07 990 ADV 35k miles.
Problem is intermittent smoking that has been ongoing for the last 5-6k miles. I don't notice any power loss but obviously it does use more oil than it used to. I haven't kept...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By scorpion
Reno has poor fat people like Melbourne has piss...

Reno has poor fat people like Melbourne has piss heads.
Don't hate on it if you've never got past the bus station. :deal
Lake Tahoe was like 25 miles away!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,141
Posted By scorpion
My Husaberg ran out of gas day 1, 20 miles short...

My Husaberg ran out of gas day 1, 20 miles short of Barstow.
MSR bottles are your friend.
Day 2 was fine with a few gas options.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,673
Posted By scorpion
Bump for RR200 Best most diverse trail riding...

Bump for RR200
Best most diverse trail riding in NorCal/ Nevada.
Lots of gnarly single track and big bike forest roads.
epic trails, Cheep booze, gamblin, plated dirt bikes, and open carry.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By scorpion
There's a lot of scenic forest roads to explore...

There's a lot of scenic forest roads to explore perfect for big bikes.
Best time of the year for riding IMO.

PM me when yur in town, I really need to fire up the 990.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 42,245
Posted By scorpion
Unreleased Hollywood screen test... <iframe...

Unreleased Hollywood screen test...
<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="425" height="240" src="http://api.smugmug.com/services/embed/1677854138_kDXSvkg?width=425&height=240"></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By scorpion
Last time I saw the real Gaspipe was in a bar in...

Last time I saw the real Gaspipe was in a bar in Mexico. :dunno
:freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,803
Posted By scorpion
Really glad you are able to post, rest. chill...

Really glad you are able to post, rest. chill give thanks.
Positive energy sent your way for you and your wife.
Forum: The Garage 07-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 398,376
Posted By scorpion
<iframe width="420" height="315"...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/0k_EBP8OtcU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By scorpion
Yes! to all questions. If you are bringing a...

Yes! to all questions.

If you are bringing a job with you, it will be great.
Outdoorsman paradise.

We have seasons, it's quite nice.

I've know people to spend a lot of time parked here:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
:wave hey George, I was behind you guys yesterday...

:wave hey George, I was behind you guys yesterday going into Sierraville with the family. We did a camping recon in the gold lake area. It's pretty nice up there.

Whose the BMW GS rider. We...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
Are there good ST options for a feller on a...

Are there good ST options for a feller on a little bike who doesn't want to possibly fall off a cliff? BTDT.
Going to try and make this
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By scorpion
There was an article in popular mechanics some...

There was an article in popular mechanics some years ago that said A51 was moved to Colorado. Complete BS. Movies, TV, and pop culture were shedding too much light on the base. It was a weak attempt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,788
Posted By scorpion
It's very hot out there right now. Night is a...

It's very hot out there right now. Night is a good idea.
It is a very interesting/creepy place.

Venture down the dirt road you will see security, or they will see you.
Linger too long and you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By scorpion
Partly true. A good lawyer with a strong case ...

Partly true. A good lawyer with a strong case involving serious permanent injuries can "pop" the limits of a policy. Also a jury can award anything they deem appropriate.

In that case then it is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By scorpion
Yup

Yup
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-30-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By scorpion
If you are seriously injured. Consult a lawyer ...

If you are seriously injured.
Consult a lawyer
Don't post anything about the accident here or anywhere else.

Do not talk to the insurance company.

A good lawyer will get you more but will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
Going down to Hell-A and riding with some soCal...

Going down to Hell-A and riding with some soCal guys.
See you next weekend, I may even have a new rear tire!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7,458
Views: 557,476
Posted By scorpion
Just tell him it's a Stanley Cup viewing party...

Just tell him it's a Stanley Cup viewing party with free beer :deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7,458
Views: 557,476
Posted By scorpion
Dune Rat to the orange courtesy phone....

Dune Rat to the orange courtesy phone....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,458
Views: 557,476
Posted By scorpion
Planning on a drive by this w/e to Hell-A, should...

Planning on a drive by this w/e to Hell-A, should bring the 'berg? :wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-12-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,896
Posted By scorpion
You had me at Gin and tonic :deal ...

You had me at Gin and tonic :deal
http://vallihi.smugmug.com/Other/Camptonville/i-VNCzHpN/0/L/IMG_6904-L.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,896
Posted By scorpion
:fpalm Stu I'm trying to leave all my SoCal...

:fpalm
Stu I'm trying to leave all my SoCal history behind me, seeing you again will just be too hard. . .

:freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,898
Posted By scorpion
I had a lonely desert house on the tent space...

I had a lonely desert house on the tent space list.
Lost count of wayward travelers from many countries that have stayed there.

Have yet to meet one face to face. :lol3

All great experiences...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,477
Posted By scorpion
Lessons learned: Don't ride in the desert on...

Lessons learned:

Don't ride in the desert on the hottest day of the year
Don't push your luck if the bike is not 100%
Ride prepared, water, food, first aid
Ride with a buddy, It could save your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,307
Posted By scorpion
Grundy and I plan to hit it again on June 14 and...

Grundy and I plan to hit it again on June 14 and if we survive, try and explore the area further. Easy staging at Prosser dam, but we'll most like ride in.
Small bike "A" game sort of stuff. Fun and...
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