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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,493
Posted By GTSRIG
Very Cool. Looks like you were shooting a...

Very Cool. Looks like you were shooting a Springfield XD at those wiley cans.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,731
Posted By GTSRIG
[quote=vtwin]We come into this cool town of...

[quote=vtwin]We come into this cool town of Challenge. Pretty neat and wishing I was riding a Norton or a BSA. Something really vintage.




I also had a '67' Bonneville on an Ariel frame. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-31-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 831,917
Posted By GTSRIG
This bike has been so easy. Just change the oil...

This bike has been so easy. Just change the oil once in awhile and keep riding. Pavement to dirt and back again.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/DR%20650/IMG_0613.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 13,731
Posted By GTSRIG
Man, sure do like those vintage bikes. Wish I...

Man, sure do like those vintage bikes. Wish I still had my 1st. 1976 Z-1

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/MiscPics/Kawasaki_Z1B_11.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-02-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By GTSRIG
Flat Track will always have a special place in my...

Flat Track will always have a special place in my heart. Cycleland between Chico and Oroville was my intro back in the late sixties and seventies. I remember when the Glenn County Fair in Orland ran...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Thumb PM Sent. :thumbup

PM Sent. :thumbup
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,279
Posted By GTSRIG
+1 on Dawn. It's great stuff. I use it on my...

+1 on Dawn. It's great stuff. I use it on my hands too instead of the orange stuff now. Really cuts the grease and oil.
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,037
Posted By GTSRIG
Pick up some National Forest Service Maps (you...

Pick up some National Forest Service Maps (you can go online to look at and order them) Mendocino, Lassen, Shasta, Klamath, Trinity, Six Rivers National Forests are chuck full of old logging roads,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
btw - about a year ago I posted a question about...

btw - about a year ago I posted a question about gas mileage dropping from 54MPG to about 48MPG with no change in driving habits, etc. Well, my conclusion is "winter gas mixture" - which some folks...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,168
Posted By GTSRIG
I have had the Renazco on my DR for over a year...

I have had the Renazco on my DR for over a year now and it works great on and off road. One of the best mods I've done on this bike.

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,608
Posted By GTSRIG
Having grown up in the northern Sacramento Valley...

Having grown up in the northern Sacramento Valley and vacationing at and riding the 101 and Highway 1 for many years I still never get tired of seeing RR's from this area. Thanks for sharing and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,898
Posted By GTSRIG
Yep, Thunder Hill used to be called HooDoo Hill. ...

Yep, Thunder Hill used to be called HooDoo Hill. We used to ride there before the track was even a thought in someone's mind. It was hill climbing and cross country on modified Honda 160 scrambers.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,898
Posted By GTSRIG
A little town called Willows. It's half way...

A little town called Willows. It's half way between Sac. and Redding on I-5.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,745,898
Posted By GTSRIG
Hi Peach, I've been following along for quite...

Hi Peach, I've been following along for quite awhile and have enjoyed the rides and pics. We live about 150 miles north-east of where you're located. There's tons of blackberry patches along ditch...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,766
Posted By GTSRIG
Great ride and pics. It just reinforces why I...

Great ride and pics. It just reinforces why I live up in this area. There are dirt roads and trails every where. Here's a couple of pics about 30 miles south of where you were in Suprise valley...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Well, I think I'll say something good about our...

Well, I think I'll say something good about our dealer in our area. All the parts guys ride bikes and have for many years. They're all relatively young and are very helpful. If they don't know the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Thanks, 112 today in Redding. Any thing over 100...

Thanks, 112 today in Redding. Any thing over 100 is too much. When we were kids we couldn't wait for the summer with the swimming and water skiing. But we get older and have to work and the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Installed Kientech's IMS 4.9 fuel tank decals, we'll see how they hold up.

Just put them on a couple of days ago. We're getting 106 + degrees the next few days so we'll see what happens.


http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/IMG_0020.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,729
Posted By GTSRIG
I had just picked up some handlbar mounted...

I had just picked up some handlbar mounted rifle/bow mounts. Works pretty good for off road stuff. On the highway probably better to have a scabard.
Anyway, tons of squeekers(picket squirrels) all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,729
Posted By GTSRIG
It's a little south of Ravendale. East of Ram...

It's a little south of Ravendale. East of Ram Horn campground.
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,729
Posted By GTSRIG
Great ride and report. I really enjoy riding the...

Great ride and report. I really enjoy riding the high desert. These pics are from about 2 weeks ago off of Highway 395 North of Susanville, CA

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,577
Posted By GTSRIG
Man, this thread brings memories and laughs....

Man, this thread brings memories and laughs. Having grown up (and still here) in Northern CA we spent many vacations and retreats on the North Coast. I had buddies go to College of the Redwoods and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
The FMF Titanium Powercore replacement spark...

The FMF Titanium Powercore replacement spark arrestor (Dennis Kirk part # 432780) works great.

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/002-2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
My two favorite mods I've made to my DR. Looks...

My two favorite mods I've made to my DR. Looks better with a white spring.
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d6/neepuk/P1010321.jpg

Hey, that spring looks good. Glad you could use it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Hmmm. I sent it regular parcel post. I guess the...

Hmmm. I sent it regular parcel post. I guess the snail mail can be pretty fast at times.:super
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Well, I don't want to hold progress up so I'll...

Well, I don't want to hold progress up so I'll get right to you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Hey neepuk, you can have my white one. PM me with...

Hey neepuk, you can have my white one. PM me with your mailing info and I'll send it to you.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Yeah, it is pretty isn't it.

Yeah, it is pretty isn't it.
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
180lbs - 5'10" When I sent my shock to Rick I put...

180lbs - 5'10" When I sent my shock to Rick I put down my weight nekkid, with riding clothes (another 5-8 Llbs) and with adventure gear (30-50 lbs)
and the big one was how I tended to ride (used to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Hey Rick, we do have lots of great places to ride...

Hey Rick, we do have lots of great places to ride up here in Northern CA. Just about any where we want to go is about an hour or less away. So come on out. It looks to me like you guys on the East...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Got my Cogent Shock up grade and tried her out.

Man, what a difference with my Cogent Shock. I tried it out yesterday on just about every kind of terrain: pavement, gravel, washboards, rocks, ledges. It held excellent and kept the rear tire on the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Yeah I'm with you there. I was looking for...

Yeah I'm with you there. I was looking for something with not so much rise also.
This works okay. Actually pretty comfortable when standing up on the rough terrain.
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 96,064
Views: 18,099,128
Posted By GTSRIG
Here's what I did. I've got 1 1/8" fat bars and...

Here's what I did. I've got 1 1/8" fat bars and used 3 1/2" Rox Risers to get the bars high enough. I tried 2" Rox Risers but the handle bar hit the stabilizer.
A 2 3/4" riser would have been just...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 210,704
Posted By GTSRIG
Great build. It really helps seeing what others...

Great build. It really helps seeing what others are doing to thier DR's. I've used so many of the inmates here and TT ideas. Thanks to all.
Anyway, I did the GSXR muffler mod with the TwoBrothers...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-12-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By GTSRIG
I can remember the hill climbs we use to do west...

I can remember the hill climbs we use to do west of Willows. Find a steep hill and go for it.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 831,917
Posted By GTSRIG
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/07...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/076.jpg

My DR650. What a pleasure to ride.
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 296,555
Posted By GTSRIG
http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/01...

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk192/gtsrig/014.jpg
This is a couple of days ago. Nice afternoon ride.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By GTSRIG
When I graduated from High School (1971) I worked...

When I graduated from High School (1971) I worked for the Forest Service one season surveying for logging roads. I got to learn quite a bit of the roads up in that area. Anthony Peak was one of our...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By GTSRIG
It's the DR specific windshield from TurboCity. ...

It's the DR specific windshield from TurboCity. (turbocity.com)
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By GTSRIG
Northern Calif. Afternoon Jaunt

This is my first foray into the Advrider ride report. I decided to take a short trip into the hills west of our small town in Northern CA. The Mendocino National Forest has been my play ground since...
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