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Forum: Trials 12-18-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,301
Posted By StuInFH
Could work out ok, but I wouldn't recommend going...

Could work out ok, but I wouldn't recommend going about it that way. If you had a trials bike and your other bikes(s) were getting neglected because you were having so much fun riding with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Raga Time

Congrats Joe!

We need a new class in the club; "Riding Dan's Former Bike." :-)

I'm loving his "old" Beta.
Forum: Trials 12-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,972
Posted By StuInFH
I don't think DV would be that great on a TB-just...

I don't think DV would be that great on a TB-just too groomed for MTBs, unless you strayed from the trail, and that is one of the last places I would do that. Fordyce Jeep Trail is not far from...
Forum: Trials 11-26-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,600
Posted By StuInFH
Look for some 690 OEM guards?

I repurposed the plastic OEM guards from my 690 to my trails-going trials bike and they work great (after some dremel work for cable clearance).

Maybe put a call out on the regular flea mkt...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 1,961,827
Posted By StuInFH
Thanks!

Enjoyed your RR, something for everyone whether you were wrenching, fishing, eating, loving, etc. Followed since Day 1 when I saw your posts with local pics from ride up the coast; later I took same...
Forum: Face plant 11-19-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,196
Posted By StuInFH
Good for you. But no one should think that...

Good for you. But no one should think that trials boots are adequate protection for anything but trials riding. And they are barely adequate for that, offering little to no protection against ankle...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,305
Posted By StuInFH
Get an actual Trials Bike instead

I think you summed it up well. I just sold an autoclutch KDX and might replace it with a late-model KTM 200 for trails where I am likely to drop my 530 on my foot again, like Downieville. Maybe, as I...
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,815
Posted By StuInFH
love 'em!

Wore foamies for years on bikes, in refineries, lawnmowing, chainsawing, etc.

Wore the NoNoise for the first time for 14 hours straight. Yesterday for five. No soreness, no need to take them out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
Before you drop hard-earned coin, let me report...

Before you drop hard-earned coin, let me report back on how DryKayak's bike works on these same roads Saturday. ;-)
Just teasing DK.

Those roads/Henness etc. around Bowman look dry already. :-(...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
No, I was going to wait for it to break in before...

No, I was going to wait for it to break in before setting the sag and clickers, and then just never bothered with it. Seems fine, but I just putt around on it. I believe yours and mine is quite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, you and Juan take nice pictures. I think...

Yeah, you and Juan take nice pictures. I think you should ride with him and take more purdy pictures of his bike.

Juan, sweet bike, but there is nothing left to buy for it! :-(
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, Jerry learned the drill quickly and then it...

Yeah, Jerry learned the drill quickly and then it was a one kicker. Not sure if good or bad, but a buddy with a kick-only plated 380 says he noticed when he sold his lectric start 400 for the plated...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
I certainly don't want to encourage bad habits,...

I certainly don't want to encourage bad habits, but you were the one mentioning weekends going by and how you had used up so many already. ;-)

I think that first one would work fine also,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,563
Posted By StuInFH
Thanks so much. Unfortunately I and at least one...

Thanks so much. Unfortunately I and at least one other would be headed north going against the flow on Sunday, that's why these times are so helpful. I know when I ride dirt like Usal I can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,563
Posted By StuInFH
Any idea when the riders would be on the dirt...

Any idea when the riders would be on the dirt roads Saturday and Sunday? Like the likely time of day riders would be on Gap, Sherwood, Usal, Kings, etc.? (ex.; Saturday 8-10 on Gap, Sunday 8-10 on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Sounds good. I plan to be up there that same...

Sounds good. I plan to be up there that same weekend of 10/4-6. Arrive in Fort Bragg Saturday evening and head home Monday afternoon. Have a wheelie contest on SC beach with Footdragger on Sunday....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Garberville

I'm thinking of heading to some of those parts in a couple weeks, but I was going to ride from home and take the SheetIron route to get to Fort Bragg and then follow your route more or less to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-17-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,750
Posted By StuInFH
Spot Connect one-way only SMS

If others in your party are wise enough :-) to also get the DeLorme InReach SE, you can text messages/locations back and forth if you become separated and don't have a cell signal. At ~$10 per month...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,872
Posted By StuInFH
Glad you had a good ride. Another year and I'll...

Glad you had a good ride. Another year and I'll be asking YOU to get up early on a weekday and ride. :-)
I also found my way out of an unintended side trip to Forest City, but I took Hell's Half...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, we missed you Tony. And Joe. Hopefully next...

Yeah, we missed you Tony. And Joe. Hopefully next time.

Great ride everyone, thanks! Good group of guys and the lakes are special for sure. I saw there is lots of stuff to explore up there and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
I don't think that. I know you are like the rest...

I don't think that. I know you are like the rest of us, kept busy enough with self-inflicted injuries. :-)

If you end up having to take your DR, I'll take my 690, and then HopZinger will be on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
In. But I'm not the guy you met on Bob's ride...

In. But I'm not the guy you met on Bob's ride that tried to talk you into getting a 530 that you subsequently got an owie on riding at Georgetown though. ;-)

Please clarify though. I also have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
I'd like to go. My knowledge is even less than...

I'd like to go. My knowledge is even less than limited though, is that ok? ;-)

I'd be rolling from way over by Auburn but I usually get up early.

What ETD are you all thinking?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 36,458
Posted By StuInFH
Sad to see, in several ways. Hope the individual...

Sad to see, in several ways. Hope the individual gets the help he appears to need and glad no one was physically injured.

The comments are interesting. I miss the anonymous comments in the Sac...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 31,853
Posted By StuInFH
thanks for the update

Thanks for the update. An early backer and bailer here. Would maybe like this just for fun now (if it had a color screen so maps would be more useful). Since backing/bailing I have employed a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,707
Posted By StuInFH
I think I have the Nat Geo 802 and 803 for WST...

I think I have the Nat Geo 802 and 803 for WST area, something like that. Regional Locator is on back of map, explained in this thread. Sturdy and waterproof maps, so weight starts to add up when you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 163,189
Posted By StuInFH
I took a look at that sight and thought, why...

I took a look at that sight and thought, why don't I just take the easy way out and wait for Dan to tell me what to do? lol

thanks guys, I will check that out
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,707
Posted By StuInFH
WST Tevis Maps

Yeah, I think the National Geographic ones are the best for the area. And the FS has one for the FH OHV trails. T5 and T6 tie in to the WST/Tevis and are good ST if you can avoid weekend crowds and...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,794
Posted By StuInFH
Alpinestar Toucans?

If they aren't too bulky for your bike controls, they offer excellent protection, Goretex, and are walkable enough for limited trips into stores and such. I would walk a mile or so in them before...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,707
Posted By StuInFH
Pretty sure the bridge is still unrepaired since...

Pretty sure the bridge is still unrepaired since the fire. I know it was out for the WST running race a month ago. Water level may be low enough now to get a bike across if there are two of you. A...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 163,189
Posted By StuInFH
As usual, Dan is the man! (If you are...

As usual, Dan is the man!

(If you are unhappy with the FM reception and/or volume output after your test ride, maybe check out the Sena20S thread if you haven't already, lively discussion and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
Yep, when the dust settles, as you said. And next...

Yep, when the dust settles, as you said. And next time you need to ride on SC Beach, before it is banned! The tide was coming in and the sand was getting pretty squishy, otherwise I was tempted to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
Hey Juan, I got it new last year, a '13. ...

Hey Juan,

I got it new last year, a '13. Perfect ADV Lite bike for me/this kinda trip like you said.

Saw you did some T1 about same time I did. I need to go back year after next (post...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
SI to Lost Coast and Trinidad

Good time to get out of the hot valley last week.

Left Foresthill via 193 to 20 to Maxwell and the Easy Route from '09 SI-300 track from Stonyford, only saw a rattler the whole way over the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,175
Posted By StuInFH
Wheelie contest on the beach? Where else in CA...

Wheelie contest on the beach? Where else in CA can one see that? Adding this event to my BL. :-)

Was there last week, perfect weather too.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 152,707
Posted By StuInFH
Also glad to hear you made it back! Who would...

Also glad to hear you made it back! Who would organize all of those trials meets?!?

DeLorme InReach SE. Solo riding is risky, but not mitigating risk is unnecessary. Saw it for $250 with...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 786
Posted By StuInFH
Motostorm Two Thumbs Up

Found this thread when researching Motostorm. Was leery of overseas shipping and passed on it awhile back, then I saw the post above re the same boots I wanted AND his city was only a few minutes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 29,849
Posted By StuInFH
Going up to Foresthill or Chico would work, but...

Going up to Foresthill or Chico would work, but one could keep the dirt to slab ratio higher and get to dirt sooner (couple hours from SF) if one goes from SF up 80 to Colfax. Up 174 to You Bet...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 163,189
Posted By StuInFH
Forgive me for guessing, but by "inmap search"...

Forgive me for guessing, but by "inmap search" are you referring to the "Find Near Here" function of Monterra where you can search for fuel or pb cups anywhere on the map?

If so, select spot on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,917
Posted By StuInFH
Bummer, same day as Sacto PITS trials meet. It...

Bummer, same day as Sacto PITS trials meet. It is a short ride so you might want to consider doing it up and back, from either end. I think it is fun to backtrack as the ups are downs and...
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