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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2011, 09:10 PM
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Posted By SergX
Yup, that too. Been researching for compatible...

Yup, that too. Been researching for compatible skid plate, but think I'm going to go with a different set of crash bars for better compatibility
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2011, 11:54 AM
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Posted By SergX
Vsrtom's 1st Dirt Nap

Seems I need more practice. :-)
This used to be an easy dirt road. But fire, plus much rain, and now on a tall 'n heavy bike has made this a challenge for me....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2011, 01:55 PM
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Posted By SergX
*perks up*

*perks up*
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2011, 08:53 PM
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Posted By SergX
Yup, I saw when you got yours - I got jealous!...

Yup, I saw when you got yours - I got jealous! :-)
30,000 miles. It used to be Red. I swore I thought I was getting a Blue one (blue was following me for a while). I like it in Silver.

-Sergio
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2011, 08:44 PM
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Posted By SergX
Hey Ben! Was about to PM you! :-) Honestly I...

Hey Ben! Was about to PM you! :-)

Honestly I think I'd be fine with a stock seat. Was at the dealer getting the new bike serviced and checked out, and they let me try on a stock seat. If anything...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2011, 08:24 PM
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Posted By SergX
Look who's back!

Hey all! Miss me? What I miss? :-)

Just picked up a Silver '05 Vstrom 650 with lots of farkles.
Not at all off-road worthy right now (uh, actually not sure I want to do as much offroad on this as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2010, 08:22 PM
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Posted By SergX
Congrats!

Wow, Cathy, Congrats! :clap

Jealous!
I've been dying to get that bike myself. If only jobs would quit laying me off! Some day...

Would love to join since all I can do now are Road Rides on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2009, 05:57 PM
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Posted By SergX
Hey, wait - wasn't it you that told me how to do...

Hey, wait - wasn't it you that told me how to do that?
If not, then I don't know how I figured it out. :huh

But basically, the way I did it was: using a marker, spin the tire - then slowly move...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2009, 04:00 PM
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Posted By SergX
Yeah, sounds about right. Lovely place! I could...

Yeah, sounds about right. Lovely place! I could just imagine myself boating out to one of the islands and wasting away a day doing nothing! Wish it was accessible.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2009, 03:58 PM
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Posted By SergX
Aw man... that was Sunday. In my defense: I...

Aw man... that was Sunday.
In my defense: I had no idea where I was going when I started out my day, I figured "at least to Little T and Old Ridge"... the rest was by "accident". :evil I had no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2009, 12:50 PM
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Posted By SergX
A n00b returns to the dirt!

<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/YSEiEHPUaERajuta2-5MZA?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh4.ggpht.com/_9OgnboCD3DI/Stxv_7P4wTI/AAAAAAAAO_Q/2JmbxVTbIfo/s400/DSCF5027.JPG" /></a>
Sad,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2009, 07:11 PM
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Posted By SergX
Hey, that sounds good 'nuff! Altho my front...

Hey, that sounds good 'nuff!
Altho my front tire might not be too up to the "tight turns" bit, but we can try. :lol3

-Sergio
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2009, 12:16 PM
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Posted By SergX
I wanna ride!!! Got a rear from Dale! :thumb ...

I wanna ride!!!
Got a rear from Dale! :thumb

But Jawbone? Uhhh... no! Riding out to Lake Elizabeth is already a tall order for my XT as it is.

Anyone know of any easy (read: n00b) dirt roads...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2009, 08:44 AM
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Posted By SergX
Awesome! Thanks!

Awesome! Thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2009, 08:23 AM
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Posted By SergX
A little off-topic. Anyone know if Little...

A little off-topic.

Anyone know if Little Tujunga/Sand Canyon is open to Canyon Country?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2009, 08:01 PM
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Posted By SergX
I see what you mean! :rofl Note to self : Porn...

I see what you mean! :rofl
Note to self : Porn is good for marketing and asking for stuff. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2009, 07:59 PM
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Posted By SergX
So, in other words - it's a different bike - yet...

So, in other words - it's a different bike - yet the same one.
I thought it was someone else's bike, but kept seeing your name mentioned on the ride, I was "so, where's Ben's bike???" :lol3
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2009, 11:06 AM
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Posted By SergX
Man, I miss riding with you guys! Ben, your...

Man, I miss riding with you guys!

Ben, your bike looks different to me for some reason, what did you do to it? Or is this a different bike than the one I've seen?

-Sergio
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2009, 01:09 PM
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Posted By SergX
What? Who says I don't ride it? It's my daily...

What? Who says I don't ride it? It's my daily driver. Tires are too slick for dirt - but perfect for street. :evil

It just hasn't seen dirt in a while and it's actually, clean! :eek1
Grrr What's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2009, 12:30 PM
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Posted By SergX
hey, you can stash it at my place. Of course I...

hey, you can stash it at my place. Of course I can't guarantee I won't put any miles on it. ;-)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2009, 07:10 AM
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Posted By SergX
That was yesterday? Damn, I passed right by...

That was yesterday?
Damn, I passed right by there (via FWY) and thought of stopping by on my way home from a road ride and hiking, but I was way too tired and just wanted to get home - or find a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2009, 11:09 PM
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Posted By SergX
Man, really want to go! But still no tire and I...

Man, really want to go! But still no tire and I have other obligations this Sunday. :cry
I will be doing a Beaches Road Ride on Saturday tho.:ricky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2009, 10:00 PM
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Posted By SergX
Man, that's awesome Ben! Bet you can't wait! ...

Man, that's awesome Ben!
Bet you can't wait!
Any plans for your first ride/s?

I'm riding but can't do dirt (well, I *was* doing Pacifico - but, well, you know...) and trying to not go far to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2009, 10:34 PM
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Posted By SergX
14" for the scooter's rear tire, not sure what...

14" for the scooter's rear tire, not sure what the XT225's rear tire is? But I think I'm just going to throw another Kenda 761 at it to keep me going since I'm using it mostly on pavement, just until...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 08:46 PM
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Posted By SergX
Thanks. That was on Sunday. You work Sunday? ...

Thanks.
That was on Sunday. You work Sunday?

I really want to go on a ride following as much of Route 66 as possible, at least all of CA's.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 08:45 PM
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Posted By SergX
Well, it's not completely bald - yet! Getting...

Well, it's not completely bald - yet! Getting very close tho!
You know me... I like getting every mile out of my tires:
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3526/3834975239_3b7bcf0bf5.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 08:26 AM
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Posted By SergX
n00b's Sunday Ride

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3433/3830134430_960d079f59.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sognix/3830134430/)
7AM on Angeles Crest




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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2009, 08:09 PM
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Posted By SergX
Ok, nevermind, I totally forgot I have something...

Ok, nevermind, I totally forgot I have something to do in the morning and won't be able to make it. :cry

Sat mornings are hard for me now. I'll try to run up to Newcomb's later in the day and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2009, 07:43 AM
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Posted By SergX
Hey! That's the route I wanted to do! heh If...

Hey! That's the route I wanted to do! heh

If you STAY on SCD/Pacifico... I might join you. And I might bail at Newcomb's. My tires are too worn out for anything more.

That is if nothing comes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2009, 02:27 PM
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Posted By SergX
wha? isn't that just "dont crash" and if you do...

wha? isn't that just "dont crash" and if you do "pick up your bike before Joel has a chance to take a pic"? heh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2009, 09:01 PM
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Posted By SergX
Thanks. Might just go for the Shinkos, and try...

Thanks. Might just go for the Shinkos, and try installing them myself (don't have the $ to pay someone to do it, if I even have the money to get the tires).

Should I also replace the tubes while...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2009, 08:54 PM
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Posted By SergX
Yeah, I was there on my XT, stopped and thought...

Yeah, I was there on my XT, stopped and thought about it a good long time, I know what's up ahead, and I felt I could handle it... but not the fine! So I turned back! :cry
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-10-2009, 08:56 PM
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Posted By SergX
Damned Bees! I've gotten stung, TWICE! ...

Damned Bees!

I've gotten stung, TWICE!

Once wearing my offroad helmet. Landed right on my cheek (wasn't wearing goggles, only sunglassses). Hadn't stung me... was trying to blow it off - and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 08:33 AM
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Posted By SergX
Woah! That's freakin' awesome! About time! I'm...

Woah! That's freakin' awesome! About time!
I'm getting pretty bad milage on mine, so a double-capacity fuel tank is well welcomed! :clap
Now to save up my pennies and buy one! Would have to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2009, 10:36 PM
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Posted By SergX
who? what? me? no way! I just haven't...

who? what? me? no way!

I just haven't ridden much dirt in a while that I was getting antsy. Since I now feel confident enough on fire roads, next I plan to do all of SCD / Pacifico from Little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2009, 09:52 PM
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Posted By SergX
My 4th of July Weekend...

4th of July Weekend. Sat & Sun Ride (mostly paved)

Friday I spent with family.

Saturday:

Not much of a pyro, didn't care to stick around to watch fireworks. Decided to celebrate our...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2009, 08:22 PM
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Posted By SergX
Damn, Ben, that sucks. I was about to call to...

Damn, Ben, that sucks.
I was about to call to check up on you.
Amazing how you just bounce back. I'd probably be bed-ridden for a month! :lol3

My friend got run over by an SUV (guy on the MP3...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2009, 08:11 AM
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Posted By SergX
I'm itching to ride, but my tires are too worn...

I'm itching to ride, but my tires are too worn out for dirt and can't afford new ones right now. If anything I'll probably be on Angeles Crest to/from Wrightwood / Silverwood Lake and catching some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2009, 01:45 AM
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Posted By SergX
Thumb Saturday

Weekend had been kinda hectic for me and didn't know when I would have time to break away. Ended up running away into Angeles Forest on the Big Scooter. Ran into Sgt Smoker and his wife at Newcomb's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2009, 10:42 PM
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Posted By SergX
you sure? :evil ...

you sure? :evil
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2340/3541948473_9884fefa09_m.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/sognix/3541948473/)

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