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Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 709,067
Posted By agavelvr
I've got the safari tank, touratech rack, and...

I've got the safari tank, touratech rack, and wolfman expedition dry bags. I've yet to hammer on this setup, but on the street it is ok. One thing to keep in mind, the touratech rack alone weighs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
Yeah, now I'm under threat of being banned for...

Yeah, now I'm under threat of being banned for allegedly posting a PM of what the clown said to me. Good bye cruel world LOL. If I get kicked off, you guys know how to get in touch with me :D
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
Sounds like he needs a cold bath to get over the...

Sounds like he needs a cold bath to get over the tots :D

speaking of which...the similarities in this story are shocking :)
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23625332&postcount=17
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
sold one of my 690s today to a cool guy in...

sold one of my 690s today to a cool guy in Coolidge.

In other news...one of the guys who expressed interest in it is trashing me for selling the bike......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,484
Posted By agavelvr
Maybe all you guys should join your local SAR and...

Maybe all you guys should join your local SAR and change it from within? At the very least, you would be notified when someone needs help and be able to act on your own like one of theirs did at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 15,779
Views: 1,327,018
Posted By agavelvr
No, the whole point of having an InReach is to be...

No, the whole point of having an InReach is to be able to communicate when you don't have cell coverage :)

Now, if you are talking Motion X functionality w/o cell phone service... It still works...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,484
Posted By agavelvr
I'm not LEO or SAR, just a solo rider who...

I'm not LEO or SAR, just a solo rider who understands risk. You can't possibly know all the details already.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,484
Posted By agavelvr
LAME. The loss of life is sad. Enjoying...

LAME. The loss of life is sad. Enjoying adventures solo is a calculated risk. SARs are usually volunteers willing to put themselves in harms way to help people. SARs and LEOs take on a calculated...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
Have fun, wish I could go...Gotta teach that...

Have fun, wish I could go...Gotta teach that day-dirtbike school. Yeah MSF will give credentials to just about anyone LOL.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
This came off an 09 (same as yours). Should...

This came off an 09 (same as yours).
Should work on any of them all the way back to 88ish IIRC. I'm in Ahwatukee, swing by for a beer :)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
East side KLR riders (or others if you read...

East side KLR riders (or others if you read this)...
Free to a good home.
Factory air filter on cage, now you have a ready to go spare on your next big trip.
1 qt Maxima4 10w40 oil

my KLR is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
I love posts like this. Pass that spot on the...

I love posts like this. Pass that spot on the road all the time. Here's the guy's website that was mentioned in the article. http://www.pizzamanmike.com/id5.html
I hope he still owns it and is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
No problem. Have fun out there.

No problem. Have fun out there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By agavelvr
Weather here in AZ is highly variable this time...

Weather here in AZ is highly variable this time of year. Layering is key, even when hiking. Daytime highs in your area of interest for this time could be anywhere from 30 to 80 degrees! Snow,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 300
Posted By agavelvr
Phoenix Area - can I test fit your panniers on my rack?

I just fitted a modified touratech pannier rack to my 690. I have soft bags, but would like to see how hard panniers/hardware will fit on this modified rack. Anyone got some time for show and tell?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15,779
Views: 1,327,018
Posted By agavelvr
I use a delorme InReach with my Iphone for...

I use a delorme InReach with my Iphone for satallite communications. Their app shows your position on their topo maps and allows you to manage the InReach device on your phone.

If you are just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By agavelvr
Thanks for all the recommendations!

Thanks for all the recommendations!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
If you mean GC Village to Havasupai Point, I did...

If you mean GC Village to Havasupai Point, I did it as part of this trip...
http://www.expeditionportal.com/forum/threads/70118

To replicate what I did, technically you need a GCNP backcountry...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
I was just being a punk. I used to work for a...

I was just being a punk. I used to work for a company based in Louisville, and got ed-u-ma-cated back in the day.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=D8ub2ydpkxc

The most compelling part of this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 53,359
Posted By agavelvr
Up till today, things have been dry. There is a...

Up till today, things have been dry. There is a storm tracking thru the middle of the state, but I doubt it will have the juice to impact your plans a week from now. Just watch this storm and what...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
Oh master of history and culture, could you...

Oh master of history and culture, could you educate us all on the proper pronunciation of Louisville, KY? Part of the fun of traveling to different places is understanding local culture and applying...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,520
Views: 70,914
Posted By agavelvr
We were saying that in the 80's when I lived...

We were saying that in the 80's when I lived there :) and we called it Preskit
And then it was the californication in the 90's when I lived there.
and now it's just not nearly as cool as it once...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
Hoping my helicopter ride earns me a free pass...

Hoping my helicopter ride earns me a free pass for a while :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
I take what I can get. Been milking this broken...

I take what I can get. Been milking this broken rib thing for all it's worth:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
I might be interested in making my return to the...

I might be interested in making my return to the dirt with you guys. I'm supposed to work at the Boulders...but that may get cancelled.
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By agavelvr
Thanks for the reply. The method quoted seems...

Thanks for the reply. The method quoted seems like a good idea. I'll dig around some more and see what I find. I did see that Woody's is mentioned a lot for wheel building & sealing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By agavelvr
Yeah, when shopping for industrial processes, the...

Yeah, when shopping for industrial processes, the neighborhood/look of the building is low on my hierarchy of requirements:D Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By agavelvr
Phoenix - powder coater recommendation

anyone use a powdercoating outfit here in the valley they can recommend?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 68,157
Posted By agavelvr
I didn't get his name.

I didn't get his name.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 68,157
Posted By agavelvr
http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq61/agavelvr/C...

http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq61/agavelvr/C01783EC-DEE7-481A-8150-A078B24E1009-1089-000000EAB25BE0BF_zps367f717d.jpg

Saddle up boys, there are tags in them there hills.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,733
Posted By agavelvr
If the bike is accessible by 4x4 trail, I'll put...

If the bike is accessible by 4x4 trail, I'll put my truck just about anywhere. I have a winch and full recovery equipment, snatch blocks, etc. My broken ribs will not allow me to help with lifting,...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By agavelvr
Noob on Tubes : Tubeless Wheels for a 690 Enduro?

I just picked up a 690 Enduro with the Nuetech Tubliss system. It's pretty sweet, but changing tires is a pain.

So, I'm thinking about having another set of spoked wheels built so I can swap...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-20-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By agavelvr
Cool trip. Glad to see you guys made it down...

Cool trip. Glad to see you guys made it down there! KofA is one of my favorite places to explore. Seems like I find something new each time I visit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
Yes, you are the big winner! So, since we spoke...

Yes, you are the big winner!
So, since we spoke last... The 2008 690 I bought is for sale.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=954930

Why? Well, I ended up buying another one after...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 68,157
Posted By agavelvr
Use the context clues.... I'm fresh off the...

Use the context clues....
I'm fresh off the injury list, no hard riding for me yet.
The last tag was where?
I picked it up today, and set the new one in the same trip.
I live on the east side,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 68,157
Posted By agavelvr
http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq61/agavelvr/0...

http://i434.photobucket.com/albums/qq61/agavelvr/0043D10C-6A56-47F5-A1E9-1F04F6FE8906-1089-000000EA9F77481A_zpse35b7eb3.jpg
Tagged with my new bike.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 53,359
Posted By agavelvr
Az state land dept has on online gis map that is...

Az state land dept has on online gis map that is highly useful and accurate for your land ownership concerns when planning routes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 53,359
Posted By agavelvr
There are designated sections in AZ that were...

There are designated sections in AZ that were dedicated a while back by the forest service, Tonto & Prescott. There is a book on the trail that is very good.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,520
Views: 312,510
Posted By agavelvr
+1 on the balance. I have a pair. Walking in...

+1 on the balance. I have a pair. Walking in town is very comfortable, hiking is easy too.

I have a pair of alpine stars tech 3 that I prefer for trail riding since they are stiffer. I've hike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,754
Posted By agavelvr
So what agency was it...BLM Ranger, Game and...

So what agency was it...BLM Ranger, Game and Fish, Jeff aka Bolt in LEO drag?
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