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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By jarthur
Gates

Are the gates locked? Passable?

I downloaded the tracks, but am not sure which is the track you suggest.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-02-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 48,094
Posted By jarthur
Baja Gas

Did many of the same routes a few weeks after Club Magoo. My Husky 610 ran great on Baja gas. Me thinks there is no alcohol so better performance.

No question about going back, just when.
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Forum: Regional Forums 03-23-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
NOObs Rule

I'm sorry I won't be there this year. Conditions should be excellent.

One request. If anyone goes out to Steele Pass or Eureka Dunes, please get intell on the status of the canyon between the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By jarthur
Nav 5 Durability

Thanks for the input. There are a lot of screen savers for smart phones, but I have never seen one for a GPS. Where would I find a screen saver for the Nav 5?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By jarthur
Navigator V Durability

I am interested in comments regarding whether the Nav 5 will stand up to repeated use on rocky roads - rocky 4x4 trails and washboard roads.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Banging

I talked to the service tech after my shock was replaced. They still think it's a problem with the shock bushing. I cannot describe it myself because I did not see the shock they replaced. If I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 37,139
Posted By jarthur
Rick Mayer - Beware

Ordered a seat in early August. Rick promised the seat before Labor Day. Did not get it. Called after Labor Day and it was clear he had not even thought about the seat I ordered. Decided to ask for a...
Forum: Regional Forums 11-17-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Need to Cancel

Please take me, jarthur, and Steve off the waiting list. We confirmed a ride in Baja the week before Noobs we have been trying to get together for about three years. If Baja goes to sh$%&^ at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Hammering

No, other than what I quoted from the service - warranty paperwork. From what I have learned, the problem is not widespread. My service contact said he is aware of one other GS that was not "fixed"...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Hammering in Pegs and Seat

Only had time for a micro-flogging - about 50-60 miles. Problem solved with the new shock.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Hammer feel in seat and pegs.

Got paperwork this morning via e-mail. Test ride to follow, hopefully Sunday.

Here is what the repair department wrote: "Tech confirmed the customers complaint and found the bushings coming on...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Banging

Diesel GSA: If you feel the banging in the pegs, I doubt it's a misfire. I have not heard of this on any boxer since the 1150 with one possible exception. Apparently on a few 1200 GS's there has been...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Hammer Feel in Pegs and Seat

See my post on 11-3-14 for details.

After the bike being at the dealer for two weeks, the dealer received a new shock Wednesday. A friend picked up the bike for me today in his truck because I...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,542
Posted By jarthur
Thump, bump and bang

'14 GSW with ESA rear shock. I have had the noise, banging problem from day one. It feels like someone is hitting something hard with a small hammer under the seat whenever going over expansion...
Forum: Regional Forums 10-31-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Echo Cyn and others

Echo Cyn typically is not Noob friendly. Cannot say how it is now after the monsoon rain this summer, but last time I rode it from east to west it was very rocky on the east side. A lot of work even...
Forum: Regional Forums 10-29-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Gas - Mileage

For all Noobs, calculate your gas mileage in a variety of riding conditions. Ex. steady throttle at 50-60 MPH; jeep trail or tight twisty pavement where on and off throttle a lot. Use your worst gas...
Forum: Regional Forums 10-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Signing Up

Joel: I have no excuses. Not paying attention. Got a PM from spafxr. I owe him another good bottle of red.
Forum: Regional Forums 10-29-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Wait List

Ooops, forgot bikes. Probably Husky TE 610's, but might be a '93 and '98 ATK 605's.
Forum: Regional Forums 10-29-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,643
Posted By jarthur
Wait List

Please add jarthur (Jack) and Steve Harris to the wait list.

We are BT3, D2. One truck with a Kendon MC trailer.

Would like a tent site with water.

Thanks,
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 37,139
Posted By jarthur
Kontour Seat

During the NorCal Gypsy Tour (300+ mile days), I decided heat made me uncomfortable. Was using the OEM seat at that time. Did some research and decided to give Kontour a try. I have tried Corbin,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-07-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By jarthur
GIVI Top Case for 2014 GSW

Wife says the BMW top case presses her forward at the waist. Not comfortable. Uncomfortable wife is not good at the end of the day.
I am thinking about getting a GIVI with the hope it can be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,978
Posted By jarthur
In and Paid

Just paid for me and a guest, Steve.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By jarthur
NorCal Routes

Try to work in Usal Road. Ends on north side near Shelter Cove - a place work seeing and staying in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By jarthur
Sierra Passes in June

Cal. Highway Patrol or Cal Trans (DOT) post whether the passes are closed due to snow. Unless we get A LOT in the next couple months, you should be fine. If you want company, send me a PM as I ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,978
Posted By jarthur
In

I'm in. Also, Steve Harris.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Pleasant Valley Advice

I know someone here has ridden Pleasant Canyon. I was looking at the ride to Penement Mine (Panament Mine?). How difficult is it? In Google Earth, there is a turn off from what appears to be the main...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Cerro Gordo

airborndad

Glad I could help.

I tried to attach a track of the Cerro Gordo ride we did, but couldn't. I do not think the ADV site allows attachments. I will try to send it in a PM.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Cerro Gordo

The main road to Cerro Gordo was graded last year and in very good shape - easy. The ride from the back side - east side is intermediate but might be more difficult depending on the condition of a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Noobs Support

Joel: DV Noobs is a great event and I have been happy to support it. I hope someone volunteers to do a Steel Pass loop. I met some pretty good riders and nice people on those rides.

I will ask...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Need to Cancel

jarthur Number 129 on the list must cancel. I will miss y'all this year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-25-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Wait List Addition

jarthur friend - Dan Kurywchak BT3 D3 690 KTM

Thanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,884
Posted By jarthur
Tesla Park web site

What I find interesting is that there is no reference I could find advising the public how the public might visit and enjoy the park. Perhaps we should attempt to visit the park to hike, bicycle,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Cheap aux gas containers

If you have panniers, Dirt Bagz, etc., save a few empty quart bottles of oil. They work well if you do not want something more permanent.

Empty thoroughly rinsed/flushed plastic chlorine or acid...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-18-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Mileage Range

I would shoot for 200 miles if thinking about a bigger gas tank or aux tanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 237,782
Posted By jarthur
Signing In

Steve Harris CP (BT3)
jarthur (Jack Klauschie) BT3

(We will have one truck with MC trailer - 2 tents)
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,016,590
Posted By jarthur
Manual

Same for me. The cam chain replacement took about 8 hours +/- 'cause I was going slow. The clutch basket is easy to access, but you may need a local service guy to do the riveting and spring retainer...
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,016,590
Posted By jarthur
tigerrider007

My '06 has about 16,000 to 17,000 miles and runs great. 13,000 shouldn't be a big problem if regular preventive maintenance was done. Ask whether the cam chain has been replaced. Typically required...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,016,590
Posted By jarthur
Husky Questions from g. mccormick

Here is a link for a skid plate which I use and does a good job of protecting the motor. http://www.ricochetoffroad.com/store/page441.html

I bought a skid plate from Uptite. Asked George -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,016,590
Posted By jarthur
Swing Arm

Thanks huzar, baroquenride and Taranis!! :wings I just bought the one from Bill's, and this saves a ride I had planned at the end of the month.
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27,118
Views: 4,016,590
Posted By jarthur
TE 610 Swing Arm

Was changing sprockets and chain. Noticed the swing arm guard was worn on the bottom side near the pivot. Checked closer and found the chain was hitting the swing arm and wore two deep grooves in the...
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