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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,978
Posted By goodtimes
What bikes to people take to the show? Mostly...

What bikes to people take to the show? Mostly big adventure bikes.

What bikes do those people have at home in their garages? Pretty much anything you can imagine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Everything in the park (Tucson Mountain Park &...

Everything in the park (Tucson Mountain Park & Saguaro West) is strictly non-motorized, with the exception of Hohokam Trail - which is more of a bumpy dirt road than a trail.

The locals that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Anywhere except Firestone. They offer a nice...

Anywhere except Firestone.

They offer a nice "lifetime alignment" - but you have to show them how to do the alignment every time you go in. Hell, Marisa had to explain how to adjust the camber on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Even Becky has commented on how much easier the...

Even Becky has commented on how much easier the route was the second time she rode it. Of course, you have to keep in mind that the "death" part of the name came more from the heat than from the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
:lol3 It is. If you're interested,...

:lol3

It is.

If you're interested, Cirrus Visual (local marketing company) puts together a monthly networking / MTB ride, with free beer after the ride. 4th Wed of each month, usually 5pm, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
The key is to get the OHV sticker first (select...

The key is to get the OHV sticker first (select 'primarily off road'). Then go through the registration process after that. Pretty simple when you do it on line (I registered 4 bikes this way in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By goodtimes
You need the permit on the mainland side of that...

You need the permit on the mainland side of that boat ride. You can get it at the ferry terminal before you get on (at least you used to).

What sucks is that you can't cancel a permit there. So...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By goodtimes
You can get your permit on-line before you go. ...

You can get your permit on-line before you go. Pretty easy & avoids lines at the Banjercito & aduana. Just be sure to start the process a couple weeks before you go to allow time for the permit to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
And zombies. He can save you from zombies.

And zombies. He can save you from zombies.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I rode my XL250 across Charleau Gap a few years...

I rode my XL250 across Charleau Gap a few years ago. All was well until I stalled it & some jerk in a helicopter flew up and started mocking me over the PA speaker while I was trying to get it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 10,542
Posted By goodtimes
Verizon has good coverage, Sprint has marginal...

Verizon has good coverage, Sprint has marginal coverage.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I've got an '81 XL250 that needs to go away. ...

I've got an '81 XL250 that needs to go away. Kick start only, needs a bit of love (pet cock valve, kill switch, chain, a few minutes of basic wiring). Has a lighting kit (head/tail/turn) & a clean...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By goodtimes
Food was definitely an issue last year. Lets...

Food was definitely an issue last year. Lets just say that there were some unexpected *challenges* in that area - things that you go :huh.

I know Roseann (the brains behind the whole event) was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I can never keep those two strait. :dunno

I can never keep those two strait. :dunno
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
The Cow Palace is the place with the horns,...

The Cow Palace is the place with the horns, right? If so, they shut down a few months ago.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,443
Posted By goodtimes
Move everything to one side & paint the other. ...

Move everything to one side & paint the other. When it cures, move your junk to the other side . . . takes twice as long, but at least your stuff isn't outside.



I used rustoleum (home depot)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-31-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Red Garter is 1st & 3rd Thursdays, and sometimes...

Red Garter is 1st & 3rd Thursdays, and sometimes the 5th. 6:30pm~ish.

Very informal, show up when ever, eat/drink/shoot the breeze.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By goodtimes
I'm there every year - not sure if I'm working...

I'm there every year - not sure if I'm working this year or not.

Are you going in on day passes, or are you taking any of the classes?

If you're doing the classes, the one bit of advice I'd...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I'd be interested too.

I'd be interested too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,411
Posted By goodtimes
I'd suggest picking those gals up somewhere...

I'd suggest picking those gals up somewhere *other* than Benson. :puke1

just sayin' . . .
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Mexican fishing licenses can be bought through...

Mexican fishing licenses can be bought through the Oficina de Pesca (http://www.nbcnews.com/travel/itineraries/elephant-dung-coffee-exotic-brew-50-pop-1C7490082).

I'm pretty sure you don't need...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Not *that* kind of lubricant. Damn. Of...

Not *that* kind of lubricant. Damn.

Of course - a big stack of $100 bills would be cheaper in the long run . . . :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Yup. After two and a half decades of fixing...

Yup.

After two and a half decades of fixing "stuff", a big stack of $100 bills is the best lubricant I've found . . .
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Bah! Don't they realize that you can fit more...

Bah! Don't they realize that you can fit more bikes per space (thus make more $$$) than cars? :huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I've heard that the main (uncovered) lot is...

I've heard that the main (uncovered) lot is pretty decent - and only a couple bucks a day. Have a friend who frequents it, & my girlfriend didn't have any problems with her car there for a week when...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
They don't let hooligans or white trash north of...

They don't let hooligans or white trash north of River Rd - so all the fun is on the south side. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
That all depends on what you want to do. The...

That all depends on what you want to do. The ride west of PHX pretty much sucks unless you need to get to LA (or the surrounding areas) in a hurry, IMO anyway. Long, flat, & strait. The ride...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I wish our (and by "our", I mean my girlfriends)...

I wish our (and by "our", I mean my girlfriends) dumbass mutt did that instead of sticking her face in the middle of a rattlesnake.

I could have bought 24 new (non-retarded) dogs for what it cost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By goodtimes
I've canceled mine there several times. The...

I've canceled mine there several times. The banjercito is inside the immigration office (the entrance to the secured lot is off of the side street - the guards will have to lift the gate for you).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By goodtimes
Nancy's has a couple of 'rustic' rooms for about...

Nancy's has a couple of 'rustic' rooms for about half of what the big hotel/resort/what ever is across the arroyo.

At the time it was $50 cash per night. Includes breakfast (just be sure to check...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
I'm back from Central America - but forgot that...

I'm back from Central America - but forgot that this was an RG week & planned a mountain bike ride (probably better for me anyway :1drink).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By goodtimes
Would love to - but I got tired of all the...

Would love to - but I got tired of all the political ads, so I headed south - and I doubt Marisa wants anything to do with a 'big bike'.

:1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
1981, no magic button.

1981, no magic button.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Allyn's trying to say that it's almost as ugly as...

Allyn's trying to say that it's almost as ugly as a KTM (but not quite).
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
2000 FE600E. Has a magic button + left side...

2000 FE600E. Has a magic button + left side kick. 55hp, 250 pounds, 10" of suspension travel.

Taffy has the ignition module @ his shop in London. If I can get him to get around to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
We're talking about being old, not the realities...

We're talking about being old, not the realities trying to keep up with what amount to plated dirt bikes with a 500 pound BMW. You guys would have been bored shitless waiting on me.


As for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15,365
Views: 1,239,391
Posted By goodtimes
Too late . . . :lol3

Too late . . .



:lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 916
Posted By goodtimes
I've never stored a bike at Iron Horse (although...

I've never stored a bike at Iron Horse (although I've bought a few . . . ). Their storage facility is separate from the shop, but in the same building. I'm not sure if one of their employees has a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,084
Posted By goodtimes
How long are you going to be out (roughly)? ...

How long are you going to be out (roughly)?

I was thinking about a scenic road ride - but maybe I'll join this one . . .
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 24,084
Posted By goodtimes
No go for me this weekend - maybe next. I'm...

No go for me this weekend - maybe next.

I'm in for some longer scenic rides if we can get the timing to work out.
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