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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Hey, no problem- thanks for finding that rock...

Hey, no problem- thanks for finding that rock hiding in the dust puddle so I didn`t find it! It`s MUCH better to help wake up somebody else`s bike than your own, ya know :lol3

The tent guy is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,040
Posted By bdesj
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
Hey, I saw that Faerie Hunt sign too! Was...

Hey, I saw that Faerie Hunt sign too! Was expecting to run into some kind of Renaissance Fair or something, but saw no evidence of anything like that. I remember the sign was on the "98" side loop...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
Joe, you sound more sure than I feel, so I...

Joe, you sound more sure than I feel, so I imagine you`re right.
Hope you made it and had a nice ride, Throwback.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Looking forward to it. My wife starts a new job...

Looking forward to it. My wife starts a new job today though, and I want to wait for her to come home this afternoon and hear how it went before I take off. That kinda means I`ll have to take the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
Re-edited my last post. The sign for the road by...

Re-edited my last post. The sign for the road by Webber Falls says Lake of The Woods, not Meadow Lake.


I forgot about that last mile from Dog Valley to Verdi. Still, nothing to get stuck on,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
Just guessing at your route, 85 miles from the...

Just guessing at your route, 85 miles from the Foote @ 49 to Cabelas parking lot:
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/531368162

Sorry, I`m not on any of th GPS sites, but as a bonus, you get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
No fuel on HP road. North San Juan and Cabelas...

No fuel on HP road. North San Juan and Cabelas are the only gas stations directly on the route. Detours to Downieville, Sierraville, or Truckee would gas you up also, but unless somebody in your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,755
Posted By bdesj
If you don`t find any company, don`t worry much...

If you don`t find any company, don`t worry much about it. There`s a labyrinth of side roads that gets pretty complicated and not well marked/mapped, but H.P. Road itself is straight up and easy to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By bdesj
Word!

Word!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Oooh. Sure wish I had the whole day available to...

Oooh. Sure wish I had the whole day available to run over there and beg an escort from you. That territory is mostly entirely unknown to me except on maps and I`ve been curious about it. Aaaalmost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 746
Posted By bdesj
Nice time of year for Tahoe- perfect temps and...

Nice time of year for Tahoe- perfect temps and small crowds. Mt Rose Hwy from incline to the south end of Reno (changes numbers and continues to Virginia City) is a nice curvy road. 267 or 89 From...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By bdesj
I`m just nit-picking :D Are you still planning...

I`m just nit-picking :D
Are you still planning to go back up, or waiting to fins out about scheduling for work and ride dates? Hope your shock problem will be striaghtned out by then.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Oooh, home made pie and cake : ) Maybe we`ll...

Oooh, home made pie and cake : )
Maybe we`ll have to drop in on your buddy. I`ve eaten a few times at the pizza place up there (Buffalo Chips, I think), and it`s good too, but always nice to add a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,556
Posted By bdesj
Great stuff, JPK! I saw your link to the report...

Great stuff, JPK! I saw your link to the report when you posted it in the Reno thread, and have been waiting for a chance to read it.

1. I like your Great Basin Divide idea. If I ever get that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
...and make some damned tasty sandwiches. Would...

...and make some damned tasty sandwiches. Would have to go back to Pg 1 to check, but I don`t think that option was mentioned along with the other local services.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Any thoughts on a time frame for High Rock/Black...

Any thoughts on a time frame for High Rock/Black Rock? I`m taking the slow road to Boise SOME time in late Sep or early Oct, and will be passing through there and the Steens area, would like to time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
No event fees, just pay your services as needed.

No event fees, just pay your services as needed.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
I heart Plumas :clap

I heart Plumas :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,082
Posted By bdesj
Subscribing for ride info. I`m looking at...

Subscribing for ride info. I`m looking at spending a few days in that area on my way from Reno to Boise in the week between the two weekends mentioned.

I haven`t ridden there before, but have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Nice, JPK! Water to the seat level isn`t...

Nice, JPK!
Water to the seat level isn`t something I`d have expected in the NV/OR desert in late summer. Was this the big trip you were talking about, or is there a bigger version still in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Rode a mixed surface megaloop yesterday, today my...

Rode a mixed surface megaloop yesterday, today my wife is at a church event and I`m supposed to be house cleaning. I promise I will as soon as I finish up here! I started by making my way to Soda...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Hope you hook up with somebody, Solomon- playing...

Hope you hook up with somebody, Solomon- playing is MUCH more fun than maintaining! I enjoyed riding with you a few weeks ago, but still don`t have it down for the tight stuff that I get the feeling...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,040
Posted By bdesj
Not from anywhere near PA, no idea where that is,...

Not from anywhere near PA, no idea where that is, but it looks pretty danged COOL!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Nothing on the calendar that weekend. ...

Nothing on the calendar that weekend.
http://indianvalleychamber.snappages.com/ivcc-calendar-of-events.htm

DeepSea, do you live part time in that area?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
Perfect, thanks. Can`t make it for any Fri...

Perfect, thanks. Can`t make it for any Fri riding, but I`m in from that evening through mid Sunday. One on a DR650.

Anybody know if there`s any big even planned in Taylorsville that weekend that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
: ) Looks familiar.

: )
Looks familiar.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,424
Posted By bdesj
For some reason that I don`t remember any more, I...

For some reason that I don`t remember any more, I dismissed this when I first saw the post. It`s starting to sound pretty good now. I saw a reference to thinking about changing the date to Oct. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-12-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Thanks for the Verdi Peak info, Brent. I went...

Thanks for the Verdi Peak info, Brent. I went back up Mon morning to look more carefully for a turnoff that I might have missed, found only one, and that ended up being a dead end- kinda fun semi-ST,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 98,597
Views: 18,796,661
Posted By bdesj
Think about that for a minute... Whoever the...

Think about that for a minute...
Whoever the camera belongs to is a friend of the rider. Otherwise, there wouldn`t be footage from both perspectives in the same upload. Not to say it wasn`t wild...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 98,597
Views: 18,796,661
Posted By bdesj
Whoa! I wonder how somebody managed to put the...

Whoa! I wonder how somebody managed to put the camera on him???
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
I know. It`s part of the ADV territory and I...

I know. It`s part of the ADV territory and I just have to grin and bear it. Just wanted to let it be known that I don`t like that particular part of the territory either. Over and out.

Since...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
That bird thing bothers me too, and that's just...

That bird thing bothers me too, and that's just from the pictures. I`d be pissed if somebody randomly flipped me off in person- don`t know what`s wrong with a friendly wave.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 111,025
Posted By bdesj
Wow, the perfect price. Remains of a TW200. ...

Wow, the perfect price.
Remains of a TW200. Gotta be worth the drive from Bay Area just for wheels alone.

http://reno.craigslist.org/mcy/4606199746.html
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 98,597
Views: 18,796,661
Posted By bdesj
Z or 2Z means shielded in the code for SKF and...

Z or 2Z means shielded in the code for SKF and most other manufacturers. Not the same as sealed. Like Eakins said, 2RS will get you sealed both sides. RS if you want one side unsealed to push...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,040
Posted By bdesj
Yes, Greaselife. It`s Lexan, AKA polycarbonate. ...

Yes, Greaselife. It`s Lexan, AKA polycarbonate. I did it cold on a brake, other guys have heated it by various means and hand bent it. Tried first with a waste basket but it broke when I folded it!
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 331,040
Posted By bdesj
Pass tag game! ...

Pass tag game!
http://i161.photobucket.com/albums/t218/brianylupita/Scoot%20trips/DSCN2024_zps595e254a.jpg
`Bama screen tag?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
Ah, yeah! Groovy ride yesterday. I ended up...

Ah, yeah! Groovy ride yesterday.
I ended up slabbing to Portola, then made a round of Plumas County`s finest dirt before playing the twisty game from Graeagle to Satley then home on 70/395. THAT`s...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,263
Posted By bdesj
Mamoth, Mono, Bodie, Sonora Pass... Cool! ...

Mamoth, Mono, Bodie, Sonora Pass...
Cool!
Your down the coast for to make a loop idea sounds groovy, too- hope you enjoy the return as much as the outbound leg.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-31-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 81,294
Posted By bdesj
I`m going to break in my shiny new license plate...

I`m going to break in my shiny new license plate this weekend with lots of tame fire roads- probably Sunday, but could make it Sat if it`s more convenient for somebody else. Open for just about...
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