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Forum: Hacks 12-04-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,801
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Pics of Sidecars make great greeting cards

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o82/remarbach/Hack2/sidecarfun2012_zpsfeafd85a.jpg (http://s118.photobucket.com/user/remarbach/media/Hack2/sidecarfun2012_zpsfeafd85a.jpg.html)

Merry Christmas &...
Forum: Hacks 11-23-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I wonder about how that bike would do on the back...

I wonder about how that bike would do on the back roads of the Mojave Desert.

Soon I will be down to 2 Ural GearUps and a DRZ solo and was thinking about replacing the DRZ with a Ural Solo set up...
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 60,941
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Reaching the decision point too.

I lived in Burbank commuting to Pasadena for years where my Valkyrie was my only vehicle. Did have one small fender bender on the freeway where traffic stopped unexpectedly 10 feet in front of me,...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,531
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Umm... (thank dog for decent bourbon) but I love...

Umm... (thank dog for decent bourbon) but I love my two pre 2014 GearUps.

Simple to maintain, wont set a bunch of speed records etc... but I am hoping it will be one of the the cockroach vehicles...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,531
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Where I live with the mountains and deserts, I...

Where I live with the mountains and deserts, I wouldn't go with just 1-wheel drive. 2 wheel drive comes in handy even if just for a small portion of the ride.

That being said, If I ever had to...
Forum: Hacks 08-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,531
Posted By MojaveSidecar
My wife wanted to see what the pools along Big...

My wife wanted to see what the pools along Big Rock Creek in the Angeles Forest were all about so we jumped the 06 GearUp with the dog and took a short cruise over there to check it out. Not too much...
Forum: Hacks 05-04-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,531
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Dave By promiscuous disclosure, I meant I...

Hi Dave

By promiscuous disclosure, I meant I was disclosing some plans I am working on before I really should have.... since it is so early in the "development" cycle...

I have felt there is a...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 486,531
Posted By MojaveSidecar
A bit of some very promiscuous disclosure...

A bit of some very promiscuous disclosure here....

I am hoping to offer dualsport sidecar training, rentals and tours here in the Southern California mountain and desert areas hopefully in the ...
Forum: Hacks 05-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 21,256
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Getting Older

63 next month. 2 Ural GearUps and 1 KLR/DMC Enduro in parts.

Sold all my two wheelers except for my '00 DRZ-E (plated) with a Big Bore Kit and a Nova Racing Wide Ratio Gear Set, which provides...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 88,191
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Home Safe... thanks everyone for a great time. ...

Home Safe... thanks everyone for a great time.

Made remarkable time arriving home... 60 mph normal top cruising speed on the URAL plus 70 mile tailwind down Tehacapi Willow Springs Cutoff...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,651
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Dave What's a tube among friends... when...

Hi Dave

What's a tube among friends... when you showed up with that flat spare at my cabin, and given the luck you were having in California, I figured the tube would come in handy before you knew...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,651
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Ilya I love, love, love the feel of COB's...

Hi Ilya

I love, love, love the feel of COB's flat bench seat on his new Ural. I got a chance to sit on it when he and Sergey came up to Wrightwood for a visit last Monday.

I am a big guy 6'7"...
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 31,651
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Dave So sorry to hear about some rat...

Hi Dave

So sorry to hear about some rat bastard stealing your cats. Not to worry, I have a set you can have.. :evil:norton:D

See you guys over at Craig's later today.... still waiting for the...
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,089
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Happy Birthday Dave Congrats on the new...

Happy Birthday Dave

Congrats on the new Gear-Up... you certainly earned it.

Hopefully, we will see you soon.

Randy from Wrightwood
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 88,191
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Secret Name: MojaveSidecar (aka "Tamale...

Secret Name: MojaveSidecar (aka "Tamale Exhaust")

Out of what hat did you pull that name ... :norton






:huh
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 88,191
Posted By MojaveSidecar
After a few years off, I'm IN. Randy from...

After a few years off, I'm IN.

Randy from Wrightwood
Forum: Hacks 07-10-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Lason I loved that rig.. it was my...

Hi Lason

I loved that rig.. it was my favorite at the Adventure Sidecar functions.
Check out my avatar.

Did Vern teach you how to make tamales on the exhaust pipe?

Had a close call riding...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I just turned 62. The more I ride my 06 DRZ...

I just turned 62. The more I ride my 06 DRZ 400SM, the more I am enjoying it. But I am 6'7" and about 280lbs so the height is not a problem for me. This particular bike is stock and used as a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
My understanding is that DRZ OEM valves are 2...

My understanding is that DRZ OEM valves are 2 piece valves and are a known weak link... my E threw a valve because of the head separating from the stem. That's why I wound up going with Ron Hamp 1...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I heard somewhere that for best sprocket and...

I heard somewhere that for best sprocket and chain life, one sprocket should be even and the other odd number of teeth. :ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I went with 14/45.... in retrospect, I would...

I went with 14/45.... in retrospect, I would probably should have left it stock at 14/47.
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I just sold one of my KLRs and I have one left...

I just sold one of my KLRs and I have one left that I use as a tug for a sidecar.

The main reason I felt comfortable letting the KLR go is that I now have 2 DRZs.. one a stock SM and another a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hey Martin What the heck are you doing over...

Hey Martin

What the heck are you doing over here in a DRZ forum? Probably the same thing I am doing. :evil.

I have 2 DRZs now... a 2000E that has been totally tricked out by Eddie including...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25,007
Views: 4,402,874
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Seems to me I got a heat shield with my coyote...

Seems to me I got a heat shield with my coyote for use on my SM when I ordered from GL.

I believe it is required especially with my Yosh exhaust
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 565,997
Posted By MojaveSidecar
How they will catch you if you do....:cry ...

How they will catch you if you do....:cry

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/146909-darpa-shows-off-1-8-gigapixel-surveillance-drone-can-spot-a-terrorist-from-20000-feet

There is a youtube...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 244,274
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Maybe would could modify the title of this thread...

Maybe would could modify the title of this thread to append "-see first post for key info" or some such verbage
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,829
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Guys Its looking more and more like I may...

Hi Guys

Its looking more and more like I may have to pass on the Plains this weekend... too many chores to complete before Thanksgiving guests show up. If I do make it, it will probably be on a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,829
Posted By MojaveSidecar
My plan given my current situation is to ural in...

My plan given my current situation is to ural in Saturday morning and home Sunday early afternoon.

Randy from Wrightwood
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,829
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Did we decide if we were going to meet some place...

Did we decide if we were going to meet some place to ride in like we did last time... or just plan to meet up at KCL. :freaky
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,965
Posted By MojaveSidecar
I really like hammock camping the best ... I have...

I really like hammock camping the best ... I have a Hennesy Hammock Deluxe Explorer that I try to use first...
but here in the southwest, there may not always be trees available... so I got one of...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,829
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Are you guys going to be riding in or towing? My...

Are you guys going to be riding in or towing? My plan would be to ride the Gobi in but could also throw her up on the jumping jack trailer.

Randy from Wrightwood
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,829
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Kindof sounds like a lot of fun... I will pencil...

Kindof sounds like a lot of fun... I will pencil this in. :freaky
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 518
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Denver to Wrightwood on a DRZ in 4 days..how?

Hi ALL

I have a trip coming up in a couple of weeks where I will be riding a special DRZ from Denver to Wrightwood CA.
I am budgeting 4 days at about 250 miles a day to make the trip. I am...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 35,162
Posted By MojaveSidecar
As luck would have it, out of the blue, it looks...

As luck would have it, out of the blue, it looks like I will wind up in Livermoore California on Friday afternoon picking up a new to me rig and looking for an interesting ride home... WMRS is not...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,683
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Vern Great looking pics and adventure. ...

Hi Vern

Great looking pics and adventure. Just curious... how long does it take to set up your tipi? How does the load handle on your rig?


Randy from Wrightwood.
Forum: Vendors 06-01-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 147,667
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Thanks for the feedback.. Order placed for...

Thanks for the feedback.. Order placed for Coyote and Dry Bags. I will defer on a tank bag for the time being.

Randy from Wrightwood.
Forum: Vendors 05-31-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 147,667
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Hi Wachs A couple of questions about your...

Hi Wachs

A couple of questions about your Coyote Saddlebags and Buckin Roll Tankbag.

I recently acquired this 2006 DRZ SM........
Forum: Regional forums 04-14-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 126,201
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Not going to make up to Warped this weekend.... ...

Not going to make up to Warped this weekend.... both rigs are buried. :cry

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o82/remarbach/Hack2/ural_klr_snow.jpg

Looking forward to next year.
...
Forum: Regional forums 04-13-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 126,201
Posted By MojaveSidecar
The rig is under a foot of snow in the back yard...

The rig is under a foot of snow in the back yard and the clutch smelled really funny after working it a bit trying to get it up the hill...

Humm,,,got a hunch I may have to pass on this one. :cry ...
Forum: Hacks 03-29-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,992
Posted By MojaveSidecar
Epilogue

The next day after recovering a bit from the effects of the celebration the previous night, :freaky ....
I gave Ski a call to discuss the symptoms I experienced on the return leg of the trip....
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