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Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5,080
Views: 692,637
Posted By ewilly
Steering Stops

Can anyone explain what they are using for the steering stops when using the YZ250F fork.

I recently acquired a converted F650 and it appears there is wiring at least on full lock to right that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,110
Posted By ewilly
Doug is the man!

No doubt Doug is a great guy!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,502
Posted By ewilly
I definitely am not considering "A" loop but the...

I definitely am not considering "A" loop but the B sounds iffy. I guess I will play it by ear when I get there!

Thanks for the vote of confidence Refokus but no matter how you look at it the F8...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,502
Posted By ewilly
B Loops

I think the deciding factors for me regarding the B loop decision comes down to these questions?

1. Will there be overhanging brush and branches on the trail that would damage the windscreen ?
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,502
Posted By ewilly
Arrasta creek is a fun tech trail and can have ...

Arrasta creek is a fun tech trail and can have several wet crossings as u might guess. Rode it several years ago with Harold and Co..

I plan to ride the B loops this year with the F800gs and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By ewilly
I was wondering what Watson Lake was about! Now...

I was wondering what Watson Lake was about! Now I know. Thanks for the pic.

I rode my F8GS up to Tahoe from AZ two weeks ago with my Mt bike and mt biked up to and along the rim trail just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By ewilly
Yes - I am afraid the XR 600 is not currently a...

Yes - I am afraid the XR 600 is not currently a great application. I am trying to start with the ones that have a factory mounting platform to the sub-frame without using additional bracketry.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By ewilly
V-Strom demo

Hello Sir - I would definitely like to talk to you about the V-strom. Not sure if the Duke would be a candidate even though I think it would be awesome to see one going down the road with a bike!:D...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By ewilly
Response to Moto-Caddy notes

Thanks 2Spot - I would still be interested in looking at the 640 to see if the hole pattern is the same as the 990. If you are in the PHX area and open I would be willing to come to you schedule...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By ewilly
Looking for Local(Phoenix Area) Volunteers to Review Modular Rack System

All,

I have been developing a new Modular Rack System for motorcycles that I will be marketing in three stages. I am ready to introduce it to the market and would like to begin by asking if any...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,754
Posted By ewilly
I would like to Thank Eddy for organizing the...

I would like to Thank Eddy for organizing the ride! Monumental Effort - I know that is a challenge to plan and we had a diverse group of great riders! The front 7 group of riders were tearing it up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,754
Posted By ewilly
Talking If this is true I might as well throw in the...

If this is true I might as well throw in the towel now! Rode with you on new yeasts day and was eating rocks from your big bike all day!
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,007
Posted By ewilly
Chad - guess my invite got lost in the mail.:D....

Chad - guess my invite got lost in the mail.:D. I do miss the small bike every once in a while. I am riding a bmw f800gs now.

Looks like a great riding vacation! Your documentation of rides is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,754
Posted By ewilly
This is a little off topic but I noticed you are...

This is a little off topic but I noticed you are both wearing fly trekked helmets and was planning to order one! Would you recommend for all around use?

The E
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,754
Posted By ewilly
I just may take you up on this - will see how the...

I just may take you up on this - will see how the planning goes as we get closer. Thanks,



Thanks for the vote of confidence Refokus.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,754
Posted By ewilly
I am going to plan on this and will probably camp...

I am going to plan on this and will probably camp somewhere(parking lot LOL).

FOF2 - Does this sound good to you other than the camping part?

I will be riding F800GS.

Thanks,
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,164
Posted By ewilly
What kind of ride is it to Young? Dirt ?

What kind of ride is it to Young? Dirt ?
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-18-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,227
Posted By ewilly
Pin

I just did this mod but somewhere in the process a steel pin about 3/4inch long by 1/16 diam fell out and I do not see where it should go.

Anyone know? Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-12-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,164
Posted By ewilly
Big Maybe

I am a big fat Maybe for this ride. Supposed to meet seller in Flag Tuesday evening to ride home my new to me '09 F800GS that should be ready to ride! Will see what my comfort level is come Friday...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By ewilly
Need to hitch a Ride Phoenix to Farmington 4/12

I am purchasing a new ride to me in Farmington and the seller is in Farmington, NM. I would really like to be able to enjoy the ride back on the motorcycle so I am soliciting those whom I trust. If...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By ewilly
Thanks

I just want to thank Al and his wife for hosting this event! It was great meeting some new riders and the food was great. I really dug seeing the old bikes and the slideshow with narration.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By ewilly
Anybody from the East side ride over to attend...

Anybody from the East side ride over to attend this event! I am signed up and going to leave around 3:30PM from the Chandler area if you want to ride over together.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By ewilly
I just took my KLR through emissions last month...

I just took my KLR through emissions last month and asked about this and the supervisor said it has been a rumor for years and not true. Bad deal for me if it is true.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,164
Posted By ewilly
I know the KLR will make it but at slightly lower...

I know the KLR will make it but at slightly lower speeds than the hooligans will be maintaining! I sure do not want to break it while I am trying to sell it although it is SOOOOO tempting!

Enjoy!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,164
Posted By ewilly
Tentative Yes

If I get a different bike by then I hope to go. I need to sell the KLR and am looking for a KTM Adv or BNW F800GS

I have friends in LHC I can stay with if that is were you are going to stay...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,047
Posted By ewilly
You found one of our Rock Crawling trails!! The...

You found one of our Rock Crawling trails!! The name of this one escapes me now but the challenge of climbing this with a one ton jeep will not quickly be forgotten. How did you guys do riding up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By ewilly
Stalker

Alert - I think someone is stalking me!:D

Hey Bud - When are we going to do that trip North? Maybe we should just plan to go up and check out that Overland expo in Flagstaff and connect that with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By ewilly
Considering BMW R1150GS in Phoenix

I live in Chandler and was wondering if any fellow inmates that own 2001-2006 R1150GS bikes might consider me visiting for a close up look at one. I am thinking about selling my KLR 650 and moving...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By ewilly
HI NS - I love the trails out there but not on my...

HI NS - I love the trails out there but not on my KLR. ENJOY!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,364
Posted By ewilly
I was hoping to make this run but decided to take...

I was hoping to make this run but decided to take the wife out to Box Canyon with the Jeep. Stop and say hi if you see a white Jeep Cherokee with black wheels.

Enjoy!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,664
Posted By ewilly
Thanks Reidy

I am glad I went today as Reidy put together a great connection of trails. It was great to meet you all and I have to put out a special shout to Booger and YB for picking up all the tools and tube...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,664
Posted By ewilly
Just wondering - I am riding with a windscreen...

Just wondering - I am riding with a windscreen and want to ask if there will be any brush beating in the normal course of riding!

Off course riding not included.

THX Eric
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,664
Posted By ewilly
The ride sounds great but I have about a 50 mile...

The ride sounds great but I have about a 50 mile ride to get to start point so I will try to make it. Is there anyone on the eastside that would want to ride out together. I was planning to another...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,730
Posted By ewilly
Nice looking XR - that is what I was riding 6...

Nice looking XR - that is what I was riding 6 years ago. This would have been a great ride for the KLR. I did finish building the rear rack. I am ready to ride again.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,730
Posted By ewilly
Where do you stage for this ride and what time...

Where do you stage for this ride and what time Thursday?

THX
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 12,646
Posted By ewilly
I am considering this ride with a KLR 650. I am...

I am considering this ride with a KLR 650. I am not sure how rocky and technical the trails you are planning will be as I have stock gearing with decent tires.
Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-02-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,229
Posted By ewilly
Thanks NS for leading this ride! Great to...

Thanks NS for leading this ride! Great to finally ride with you after meeting you over 4 yrs ago! It was great meeting you all even though I had ridden with MG a few yrs back at MM's. I had a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,229
Posted By ewilly
Looks like I am in for the complete loop! If...

Looks like I am in for the complete loop! If there is anyone who wants to carpool I live in chandler.

Thx, Eric
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,229
Posted By ewilly
I am going to plan on this ride! At least the...

I am going to plan on this ride! At least the first half! My buddy is doing a mt. bike race up by Mt. Eldon that day so I think I will jump off up at the Northernmost point and detour to the race. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By ewilly
Coast

I am leaving PHX 6/27 and plan to hit the 101 at Eureka early the 28th. I will be looking out for you if you are on schedule


I am riding a Honda Hurricane.

Eric
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