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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By bitwrench
Thats swell Mrs. Cleaver...

Cool beans, another good Hostel.
I think its going to be big enough, the crowd won't be a factor..
No wind forcast Friday and Saturday, with more swell on the horizon. I think I may run away from...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By bitwrench
Roberts K38

Greets,
I just reserved for 3 nights here.
http://www.robertsk38.com
Friday thru Sunday night. There's about 15 spots within firing range of K38.
If it is still firing on Monday, I would want to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By bitwrench
Baja bound

Greetings,
Taking the Husky with surfboard to baja, say Friday or Saturday. Surfing in the mornings, putt around and explore in the afternoons. Feel free to join in ,surfing or not. I'm using...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
Ride surf

We are crossing at San Isidro Thursday morning. Likely we will surf k38.
It's not a big swell, but just want to get in the water.
Big Todd didn't leave location data embedded in his photos......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
Jungle Jim

Tanks Tod. So where is that spot? :ear Looks like they have a nice road right down to the water..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
The two pieces of the Carver Rack sandwhich...

The two pieces of the Carver Rack sandwhich between the bikes rack. like so...
http://bitwrench.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-Vacation/i-tN4BSpL/0/L/racksetup-L.jpg

In this photo you can see that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
Ride And surf and Lobster?

A new south swell will be rolling in on the 15th of this month and kick in with some size on the 16th. I would like to roll south EaRLy on the morning of the 15th, maybe surf the San Quintin area in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
Central America

Man, I would love to ride down to Nicaragua. Offshore winds most days..
I have a friend that has property down there, right near the wave they call "BamBam". 3 - 5 feet south here in Santa Cruz, I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,935
Posted By bitwrench
Santa Cruz is surf city

Santa Cruz is surf city cause duke kahanankonimoki or whoever surfed the lane, and he said so.
Todd, do you ever take your board down when you ride down? There's some guys on the San Diego...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
bobon

I think it would make a bitchen street legal flat track ride. Bobon ain't my style..
You've got 12 months to finish and post pics... :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 28,186
Posted By bitwrench
cardio training

Yepper's, that was a proper workout. Would like another crack at that trail on my smaller bike.
And in other news.... I quit my job today, so I may join ya'll up thar...
Assuming I can get one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
Fuuuuuuuuck

Uh, I may not make it till Saturday morning, trying for today. May give in and just trailer it, unless someone can tell me what I did with my registration and insurance card. Anyone? Fack... Stilll...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
This death snowball is gathering momentum

If we end up with 10 bottles of absinthe at this gathering, things are going sideways... I'm bringing my video camera.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
Please do. If we are going to puke on our shoe's,...

Please do. If we are going to puke on our shoe's, we should go full monty.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
O.K. its under the bathroom sink, right next to...

O.K. its under the bathroom sink, right next to the ammonia.
So I heard you heat a spoonful of water with sugar in it and dump it in a glass? This anything like fixing up some horse?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
Absente absinthe

Its French, Saveurs Tradition ABSENTE. On the label in bright red letters it says "WITH WORMWOOD". That's the shit that has the shit in it that, you know.. I feel ill already..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
Ok already I'm paid

OOOK fookers, Paid and I bought a bottle of absinthe. Never tried the stuff before, should be interesting. I'll bring some of my dogs poop bags for barf bags...
Bit Wrench
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
Yeppers, I have mine mounted but I'm going to fab...

Yeppers, I have mine mounted but I'm going to fab a better mount once I've done all the rest of my 'mods'. The speedo was cake, just follow the brake cable up as per instructions. I'm not going to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,188
Posted By bitwrench
1/2 of a cable end?

Huh, looks like half of a cable end? Maybe something ended up in your funnel that you use to fill the engine with oil and it got 'washed' in...
J
Forum: Racing 01-14-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 31,740
Posted By bitwrench
buildout

Greets,
Does anyone have pics of the build process for these bikes? I'm especially interested in the NAV towers and the use of storage in the skidplate. It looks like in Cyril's bike he has fluid...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 818,229
Posted By bitwrench
It would suprise me greatly if they don't haul...

It would suprise me greatly if they don't haul anyone down the hill due to altitude sickness. The only way to soften the onset of the illness is to 'ascend slowly'. Weren't none of that going on. If...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,788
Posted By bitwrench
Well, its a bit of a story. Cliffnotes version,...

Well, its a bit of a story. Cliffnotes version, I'm in San Jose taking care of mom. Basically, the house was abandoned. When winter set in, the pipes froze (heater was on but it broke) and the house...
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 818,229
Posted By bitwrench
Next marathon stage bivy altitude?

Greets,
What will be the altitude of the next bivy after the marathon stage? Above 8000ft?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,788
Posted By bitwrench
Here's looking at you

Wow, good news Perry! Glad they were able to take of you. That's some scary shit.
Had my 'check' when I was 48 and thought I might be having a problem. Turned out O.K.
Looking forward to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 186,369
Posted By bitwrench
Nublet not

Greetings,
I'm juggling to many knives at once. I'm going to withdraw from this ride. Thanks Joel for all your hard work, and see you next time.
Bitwrench is out.
Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,188
Posted By bitwrench
O.K. lets start with the water, just to be clear....

O.K. lets start with the water, just to be clear. That water dripping from the exhaust was a one time event right? It doesn't still do that. You had condensation or whaterver get in the pipe, and now...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
That's good! you haven't lost a bearing. You may...

That's good! you haven't lost a bearing. You may get away 'cheap'.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
Gear tooth

Pull your clutch apart...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
You are trying to feed a gravity feed system by...

You are trying to feed a gravity feed system by going 'uphill' with your fuel line. While this is not the fix for your problem, you should route the fuel line 'flat' to the 'Y' fitting like so...>>
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
nope

Greets,
No. The clutch would slip when accelerating and then grab once the torque curve tapers off, ie at constant throttle. If you are loosing power at higher speeds the likely culprit is fuel...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
moflo

Greetings,
One thing that sometimes happens with older nylon screens like the one in the tank/petcock is that they 'close up' and won't pass as much gas as they should. You will need to do the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
gasgas

Greeetings,
The issue sounds like a fuel supply problem. That can include fuel feed, petcock has a filter in the tank, your fuel filter may be plugged. It can also be the vent lines being clogged,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,431
Views: 80,654
Posted By bitwrench
Hoot

In like sin.
Bitwrench, Riding in, Tent camping. TE610.
Hooters
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
Prepping bike

Greets,
If I pop the wheel seals out, can I relube the wheel bearings, or are they 'sealed' as well?
Thanks in advance.
J
Forum: Racing 11-27-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4,817
Views: 571,393
Posted By bitwrench
Really?

Take a look at any motorsport, from F1 to Nascar. The realities are drivers are coaxed to other teams all the time. Money, better seats..the opportunity to have a legit chance at a title. For the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,188
Posted By bitwrench
Did I mention the muffler bearing?

Did I mention the muffler bearing?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,650,188
Posted By bitwrench
Why yes, many bottle jacks have a ball bearing...

Why yes, many bottle jacks have a ball bearing check valve. As well, If you disassemble the 610 clutch you will also find a large'ish' ball bearing .Its unlikely that you wouldn't feel it at the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
Malik button

Trade you straight across for your E-start. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 1,621,750
Posted By bitwrench
New, old, old stock

Greetings,
I get to join the XR400 club with this prime example rescued from the corner of someone's garage. The Dunlop K695 rear and K490G front are long out of production. I believe these tires...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,926
Posted By bitwrench
jump the shark crazy

Holy phuckstick. This kind of human carnage is generally associated with Mexico. The fact that 'they' used the same site repeatedly truly has a W.T.F. ring to it. Normally you would think the Cocaine...
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