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Forum: Orange Crush 11-25-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By sharpie1
My A60 uses 2 different length spokes on each...

My A60 uses 2 different length spokes on each side, one side is cross 2 laced with the shorter spokes, the other side is cross 3 laced ("super laced") with the longer spokes (just like the photos...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By sharpie1
FWIW I'm 6'2" with "S" suspension and a tall Seat...

FWIW I'm 6'2" with "S" suspension and a tall Seat Concepts, I'm on my toes when stopped. I have Seat Concepts on all my bikes, they make good stuff but the one on my 950 is not that big of an...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By sharpie1
I'll help any way I can, tools, a second hand ,...

I'll help any way I can, tools, a second hand , etc...

Most likely its your valves and not the seats but I'd let a head repair shop determine that. I highly recommend Engine Dynamics in Petaluma,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By sharpie1
I don't ride in the dark that often but once in a...

I don't ride in the dark that often but once in a while we'll do a night ride. I could not justify spending hundreds of dollars for a night ride maybe twice a year. I went with cheap LED's from...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,708
Posted By sharpie1
The Rekluse seems pretty lightweight, I really...

The Rekluse seems pretty lightweight, I really didn't think it would work very well, it really looks like a mountain bike master cylinder but it actually works really well. I've only used it for...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-19-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,708
Posted By sharpie1
That master cylinder looks like it will need an...

That master cylinder looks like it will need an external reservior mounted somewhere on the bars. On my smaller bikes I got rid of the clutch lever all together and used the stock Magura clutch...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
With the time change tonight lets make it 8:30.

With the time change tonight lets make it 8:30.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
I kind of doubt we'll be doing the WST. You could...

I kind of doubt we'll be doing the WST. You could do Lloyds and whatever else I think. If you want to go lets meet at the Chrevron on 4th and McCarran at 9 am and plan on an all day ride probably....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Sunday ride

My friend Mark and I are going to do a small bike "dual sport" ride out of Reno on Sunday. The plan, weather/closures permitting, is ride up Henness Pass to Truckee, up to the summit and do...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By sharpie1
New head bearings ('05 950) got rid of my shaky...

New head bearings ('05 950) got rid of my shaky front end. When I pulled the stock bearings they were pretty dry and rusty.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Soldier Meadows Oct 10th-13th

So who is going with us Oct 10th-13th? Right now for sure is myself, MFletch, and our friend Travis (shadyatbest in some places) leaving Thursday the 9th after work. A couple of other friends,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
I'm thinking October 10th-13thish, let me know...

I'm thinking October 10th-13thish, let me know what the rest of you think.
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,999
Posted By sharpie1
Fields, OR has fuel about 25 miles north of...

Fields, OR has fuel about 25 miles north of Denio, plus you could get a world famous milk shake and a burger while you're there. McDermitt to California is a long hump I wouldn't attempt without fuel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
No gas or really any services. You have to bring...

No gas or really any services. You have to bring everything you need. Pretty remote area. The only thing out there is the Soldier Meadows Ranch which has rooms and meals....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Most of that is legal, did you enter through...

Most of that is legal, did you enter through Robinson Flat campground?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By sharpie1
Paypal sent.

Paypal sent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
The more the merrier (sp) as long as you don't...

The more the merrier (sp) as long as you don't mind drinking and foul language. All will be welcome, we stay at the BLM campground near Soldier Meadows at Warm Springs. Small bike stuff, I'll...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
We are planning to camp for about four days there...

We are planning to camp for about four days there in October sometime. Always a good time, ride during the day and beers, b-b-q and a soak in the springs at night.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Way too many roads to list and no major roads,...

Way too many roads to list and no major roads, almost all back roads and forest service and BLM roads. Its just a route I plotted out using GPS software, it doesn't always work out and sometimes I've...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Cool, thanks. I downloaded your tracks and will...

Cool, thanks. I downloaded your tracks and will add some of them in to my route to avoid some of the 395.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Honestly never used that site but I'll check it...

Honestly never used that site but I'll check it out if I ever save a track I could upload. Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Clockwise. Where are you at? It would be great to...

Clockwise. Where are you at? It would be great to meet some new faces along the way. My plan was to camp at Kennedy Meadows Saturday the 23rd but we never seem to keep to the script.:deal
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
A mix of everything, we will both be on 950's, I...

A mix of everything, we will both be on 950's, I tried to make a route with as much dirt as possible, we'll be going through Bodie, Kennedy Meadows, Lake Isabella, Sequoias, Bass Lake, maybe Yosemite...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-11-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
August 22-26

Fletch and I are doing a Southern Sierra loop, about 1200 miles with some side trips to see some sights. Leaving in the afternoon on the 21st and coming back on the 26th. Probably short notice but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 28,179
Posted By sharpie1
Move.

Move.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 28,179
Posted By sharpie1
Everything mentioned by Fletch is completely...

Everything mentioned by Fletch is completely legal, although the new section is not Sunrise, it is the new Butcher Ranch extension, no poaching involved. We used to add in Grizzly (now technically...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
We'll see you there, me on my 950 and Mark on his...

We'll see you there, me on my 950 and Mark on his 450 with my old transplanted 510 motor.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
How 'bout just meeting us at 89 and Kyburz around...

How 'bout just meeting us at 89 and Kyburz around 8:45? ...or Henness Pass and Stampede Dam Rd around 8:25 ish?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
How 'bout the Chevron (4th and McCarran) at 8,...

How 'bout the Chevron (4th and McCarran) at 8, nothing worse than what you rode with me last time. It will probably be an all day trip with a lunch stop.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
If anyone from Reno shows up we can meet...

If anyone from Reno shows up we can meet somewhere down here and slab it to Truckee or take Dog Valley to Henness Pass.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Foresthill in this heat? Your a madman.

Foresthill in this heat? Your a madman.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Now I see this!:becca

Now I see this!:becca
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Mfletch and I do a couple of bike camps a year...

Mfletch and I do a couple of bike camps a year and always welcome others, I'll post up when we do our next bike camp. If you plan something I might just tag along. I really want to do a Northern...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-09-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,317
Posted By sharpie1
I can't speak for Konflict but it sounds like you...

I can't speak for Konflict but it sounds like you can't go wrong either way. I had SPS rebuild my '05 to "S" spec and couldn't be happier with the results. My big 950 handles off road incredibly well...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By sharpie1
It is a rear mater cylinder off of an '09...

It is a rear mater cylinder off of an '09 Husqvarna TE450, very common on the euro thumpers, it should be the same as most of the late model KTM's with the RFS motor. Notice it has to have the sealed...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By sharpie1
Yes, dual setup, I had to switch rear master...

Yes, dual setup, I had to switch rear master cylinders with a smaller Brembo I had off a Husqvarna to get the Rekluse kit to work. The Rekluse kit seems a little flimsy but it's holding up and works...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-08-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By sharpie1
Reach seems fine with me, not really a stretch, I...

Reach seems fine with me, not really a stretch, I guess you just get used to where everything is.
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By sharpie1
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v90/1sharpie/IMG_07831.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/1sharpie/media/IMG_07831.jpg.html)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
I was thinking Doyle grade, but with MSketch...

I was thinking Doyle grade, but with MSketch going maybe not, probably Chilcoot to Frenchmans then past the top of Doyle grade.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 90,917
Posted By sharpie1
Ok, its a plan. Sketch-how about meeting...

Ok, its a plan.

Sketch-how about meeting us at the 3 way intersection on Dog Valley Rd that drops down into Dog Valley so we can head out Long Valley to Chilcoot so us Reno guys don't have to...
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