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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,480
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Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Anything going on this weekend? 6/7-6/8? I...

Anything going on this weekend? 6/7-6/8?
I picked up a DRZ400s last week and have been having a lot more fun offroad then the DL650 :rofl. I'm always looking for places to ride.
I took it to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Sorry to break conversation, But I need to put...

Sorry to break conversation, But I need to put this out there.
Last night my Roommate's KLR was stolen from our apartments in Sacramento, If you see a terribly painted KLR that's missing it's side...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm usually around, for light dirt (Running...

I'm usually around, for light dirt (Running street tires now) and any street on the weekends. DL650. Skid-plate and crash-bars equipped. :)


Picture of last adventure...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 113,636
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Not the best photo, But I have a video explaining...

Not the best photo, But I have a video explaining it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzOkZfbgwME
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzOkZfbgwME)
http://i.imgur.com/23eELYO.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-03-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm not sure if you've taken his trail yet, But i...

I'm not sure if you've taken his trail yet, But i took it on a v-strom and a KLR, fantastic trail, a little rough for a V-Strom 650
:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,492
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
:clap I've been tempted to do the saddlesore on...

:clap
I've been tempted to do the saddlesore on my V-Strom 650, Once I get better touring tires, Dualsport tires won't like me driving 1k miles in a day. :)

I have the same issue as you, limited...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I wish I had a garmin, I can convert almost any...

I wish I had a garmin, I can convert almost any maps, and I can read the standard GPX with my GPS.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm planning on taking a weekend with a buddy on...

I'm planning on taking a weekend with a buddy on his KLR, I'm running TKC80's so I have decent traction, But I'm unsure of good routes out there.. I mean, total range is 250 miles on road, and about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Out of curiosity, Has anyone taken bowman lake,...

Out of curiosity, Has anyone taken bowman lake, through Heness Pass all the way to NV? it looks fun, but is it that challenging?

I don't know many roads up there :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2013, 11:16 PM
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Views: 3,474,558
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
http://i.imgur.com/Jovg113.jpg Night ride...

http://i.imgur.com/Jovg113.jpg

Night ride with my roommate on his KLR into the national forest
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Cancel my plans for this weekend, went down and...

Cancel my plans for this weekend, went down and broke my pegs and shift lever.

Soon though!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-06-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Anyone up for adventuring in the Nevada city on...

Anyone up for adventuring in the Nevada city on weekends? I'm going up there sat and going up to Reno on Heness pass, camping somewhere in the Tahoe forest.

Bit more adventurous then most people...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
You can live in the nicest town in the nicest...

You can live in the nicest town in the nicest part of that said town, and there will still be a rotten egg, It's just the facts of life.

But agreed about the elections
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Even if it was illegal to profile, they would...

Even if it was illegal to profile, they would still probably do it anyways.. abuse of power in sacramento county sadly.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Weekends!

I now have saturday and sunday off due to the lovely work gods :clap

I am on a "big bike" Vstrom 650, with agressive tires. I'm pretty decent at manuvering it around. If anyone ever is up for a...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,832
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
A personal recommendation. Check out Enduro...

A personal recommendation. Check out Enduro Guardian skidplates. I love my skidplate for him, and I do take my bike through some BAD stuff and it holds up fine. :)
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Thought i'd finish this thread up for anyone...

Thought i'd finish this thread up for anyone intrested.

The noise he was hearing was not the doo, even though it was partly failed.

apparently the front sprocket keeper...dissipated?
May have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Also, another good road is Tyler foote in nevada,...

Also, another good road is Tyler foote in nevada, hw 49 right past the river, take a right on tyler foote, enjoy the drive. I did it on my V-Strom for fun. Will be taking it to Bowman lake in a few...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,557
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Laugh heh

While I sit on the couch and watch him work. :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-08-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
DR650, I'm a bit envious, I want something that...

DR650, I'm a bit envious, I want something that capable one day.
What days are you available?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm on a VStrom 650 - I'm better then most people...

I'm on a VStrom 650 - I'm better then most people expect off-road though. I like road and dirt riding. I'm in Sacramento, but i don't mind riding up to Nevada city.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Weekday Sacramento Riders

I'm on a Big-Bike (DL650 VStrom) But i'm looking to find anyone who's available on Monday/Tuesday. I'm almost always free.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 47,161
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
For a newbie

This looks fantastic. I will subscribe to this thread in hopes this happens. Count me in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I just took tyler crossing the other day, proved...

I just took tyler crossing the other day, proved for some good photos.

http://i.imgur.com/ZlV5LC1.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Yeah, the oil filter is too compromised for me...

Yeah, the oil filter is too compromised for me not to invest in it. I like my forest roads :lol3

It's been a fantastic bike so far, though. Bought it in nov and have 9k on it and rising daily.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
from sacramento area

From sacramento area, I'm a big bike *vstrom 650"

I can go offroad a lot better then people would expect on this thing.. once i get a skidplate i can worry a lot less :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-05-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 56,524
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm in the Sacramento area, But I ride year round...

I'm in the Sacramento area, But I ride year round (I Dont even have a car anymore) and places like Yosemite, etc, are only 1.5-2 hrs away.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 56,524
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
Im a "new to adv" rider.

I have a DL650 2012, that i'll be taking offroad a lot more once i get a proper skid-plate, But i have had a few enduros throughout the years.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9,749
Views: 3,060,696
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
2012 VStrom 650 ...

2012 VStrom 650

http://www.imgur.com/dqOjVnp.jpeg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 89,822
Posted By charliefrench2oo8
I'm new to the forum but I'm usually available on...

I'm new to the forum but I'm usually available on Tues and Wed.
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