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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2011, 03:27 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
The weird, half-red bush in your pictures is a...

The weird, half-red bush in your pictures is a manzanita. The day looked perfect and the route was very nice! Where were G-Net and Lydia?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2011, 07:17 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Jeff Derickson is a good guy and great dentist,...

Jeff Derickson is a good guy and great dentist, too. He's at Country Club just south of 3rd Street. Steve Wool is the greatest doctor, and has a practice that's limited to very few patients so he's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-03-2011, 04:21 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
They were thongs before there were thongs!...

They were thongs before there were thongs! Flip-Flops? That just doesn't cut it. Waaaay back they were called Go-Aheads, for obvious reasons. I have welding thongs - footwear!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2010, 09:31 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Great to see G-Net on Lydia! My daughter is even...

Great to see G-Net on Lydia! My daughter is even happy to see the bike has a new home and appreciative rider learning the basics as she did!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Remember there's a really lovely yellow NX650...

Remember there's a really lovely yellow NX650 available if Ravenranger doesn't take it! She has first dibs!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
It isn't "laughably slow", it's...

It isn't "laughably slow", it's deliberate!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2010, 08:13 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
I have a way to beat the heat this summer in...

I have a way to beat the heat this summer in Tucson, I got a job as an Interpretive Ranger for the National Park Service at Lake Roosevelt NRA in eastern Washington State. This is the lake behind...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2010, 12:11 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
I rode a Honda 110 2500 miles through Australia....

I rode a Honda 110 2500 miles through Australia. SAC to TUS should be fun, just take your time and work out a scenic route on two-lanes. I averaged about 250 miles/day in Oz. That's an easy three-day...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2010, 01:35 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
I had a street-legal XR500 that didn't have what...

I had a street-legal XR500 that didn't have what you would call an electrical "system". Once you did the special chant, made the animal sacrifice, prayed to the compression release gods, and kicked...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2010, 03:37 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Sara and I got two of those tents from Big 5 when...

Sara and I got two of those tents from Big 5 when they were on sale for $15 - Yes, $15! They're better than disposable, but aren't ready for a hail and rainstorm with 40mph winds! Watch for that Big...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-10-2010, 08:42 AM
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Posted By TucsonBill
The idea with a more open exhaust is to let more...

The idea with a more open exhaust is to let more stuff out. To match that you need to make more stuff to let out. To make more stuff to let out, you need more stuff to burn. To make more stuff to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2010, 06:44 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Bikes are like garlic to a vampire. She know that...

Bikes are like garlic to a vampire. She know that the shed is a place where some have not returned from! Bookcase OK. Shed........
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-08-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
The wife is on a Spring Cleaning tear. The...

The wife is on a Spring Cleaning tear. The bookshelves are being cleaned off for the Rotary Book Sale and things are being boxed and bagged. I saved one book and want to give it for grabs to one of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2010, 12:59 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Mis Amigos- I have noticed a number of...

Mis Amigos-
I have noticed a number of chuckholes around town that would have the ability to do in a motorcycle, not to mention a smaller-tired machine like a scooter. My best example, besides...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-04-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,975
Posted By TucsonBill
I have a shed full of tools with which I've...

I have a shed full of tools with which I've built/maintained motorcycles, cars, boats, airplanes, and regular around-home stuff. I also have a motorcycle lift. Tanque Verde/ Sabino Canyon part of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2010, 07:18 PM
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Views: 1,250,679
Posted By TucsonBill
Tonight at the RG we talked about how we had to...

Tonight at the RG we talked about how we had to suffer through the sorry weather in Arizona. We're just whiners! Take a look at Cascade of Errors/Chain Reaction Ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
Raven- College of Agriculture?

Raven-
College of Agriculture?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
Better not think about how our memories are...

Better not think about how our memories are working.....The oldest catalog I have in my office is 1987-89 - that's TWENTY YEARS AGO. Rodeo Break was done away with before then, President's Day on Feb...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
Not the UA.

Not the UA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 12:08 PM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
I'm kinda flexible, timewise. Sara's taking 20...

I'm kinda flexible, timewise. Sara's taking 20 units at the UA and working at Lowes. Her dance card is really full! Between the weather and school and work, riding's been pretty limited! I still have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 11:34 AM
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Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
Sara's riding her Tiger now, but it's a bit much...

Sara's riding her Tiger now, but it's a bit much for her to handle off road. Let's do some road trips - maybe with some easy dirt - around Southern Arizona. I'm thinking of an overnight,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,381
Posted By TucsonBill
How about the fantastic chiles rellanos at Rosa's!

How about the fantastic chiles rellanos at Rosa's!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2010, 09:23 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Don't forget Kent's Tools on Grant just east of...

Don't forget Kent's Tools on Grant just east of Stone for gnarly tools! Especially stuff that's bigger than what places normally carry.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
There are those people who accuse us of being...

There are those people who accuse us of being unreasonable. Then there are us, the inmates on this forum. Who do you want to listen to?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2010, 03:21 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Beck- I don't see any dates, but there's a...

Beck-
I don't see any dates, but there's a group heading for Death Valley in March. Definitely not cold!
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535941&highlight=march+death
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2010, 08:47 AM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Bob's Motorcycle Salvage on Elwood in Phoenix is...

Bob's Motorcycle Salvage on Elwood in Phoenix is the place for parts. My wife, who wants nothing to do with motorcycles was amazed when I dragged her ther over the holidays. I needed a footpeg for my...
Forum: Beasts 01-08-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,834
Posted By TucsonBill
My daughter rode a bit with me, but she now has...

My daughter rode a bit with me, but she now has her own Tiger! We have a 99 and 01, both 855, and we love them. I also like the fact that they are essentially identical - different ECUs - so I only...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
I just threw out an invitation to Desert Daze to...

I just threw out an invitation to Desert Daze to the international Triumph Tiger community and the Canadians are already responding because of the current -30 temps at home!
Got Sara on the "new"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
How about "Kit" instead of "Swag"? I see that a...

How about "Kit" instead of "Swag"? I see that a lot on the Triumph forums.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15,391
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Posted By TucsonBill
Or how about a sweet NX125 in stylish yellow?

Or how about a sweet NX125 in stylish yellow?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2009, 08:12 AM
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Posted By TucsonBill
If you put on the 100 extra pounds properly,...

If you put on the 100 extra pounds properly, you'll end up with appropriate amounts of bone-protecting fat. If you just do the leg-lengthening thing when you stand up your arms won't reach the bars....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By TucsonBill
Tucson is a big town that acts like a small town....

Tucson is a big town that acts like a small town. For big city folks that's bad, for those of us who love the place, that's good! When you get here, we're all willing to help you with whatever you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2009, 04:06 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
I'm looking forward to crashing through the ice...

I'm looking forward to crashing through the ice on water crossings after those winter storms.....well, a guy can dream, can't he?
We live along the wash, it's much colder here!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2009, 07:28 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
On the NX125 that Sara rides we set it up a bit...

On the NX125 that Sara rides we set it up a bit differently based on female ergonomics, my favorite kind! Women have longer legs and shorter arms, proportionally, than men. Have you seen bicycles...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,652
Posted By TucsonBill
And what about insurance?

And what about insurance?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By TucsonBill
There are stretches where you can really get...

There are stretches where you can really get flying, then you come around a bend an see loose sand where the road crosses one of those previously-mentioned washes. Don't panic, just load up the pegs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2009, 11:27 AM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Fork Seals

I found out lots of "motorcycle" parts are parts from other applications, used on motorcycles and priced waaaay more than when bought for "non-motorcycle" application. Bearings are the first thing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-19-2009, 08:10 AM
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Posted By TucsonBill
And then there's that really nice NX650 right...

And then there's that really nice NX650 right here in Tucson.........
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2009, 03:21 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
More cabins and such

http://www.recreation.gov/homeLeft.do?topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-16-2009, 03:03 PM
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Posted By TucsonBill
Kentucky Camp maybe?

Here's something at a lower elevation than the Lemmon. I have had friends stay here and they gave rave reviews.
http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/coronado/forest/heritage/kcamp/kcamp_rentals.shtml
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