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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-02-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By tomfoolery
As was already mentioned The dirt road from...

As was already mentioned The dirt road from Genesee to Lake Davis is graded and surprisingly not washboarded when I was there. There are open range cattle everywhere though. I thought a Momma cow was...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,189
Posted By tomfoolery
How many replies have you got from people trying...

How many replies have you got from people trying the buy the 356 in the background of the KLR?

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,126
Posted By tomfoolery
Paypal sent.

Paypal sent.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By tomfoolery
How about Sonora Pass? 108 to 49 to 16 into...

How about Sonora Pass? 108 to 49 to 16 into Sacramento?

HERB and others know this area much better then me but I get bored of hwy 50 below Pollock Pines. Being the end of a long day it may be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,189
Posted By tomfoolery
Look at the gap where the seat meets the tank at...

Look at the gap where the seat meets the tank at the top. It doesn't look right to me.http://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_dX4ZXVKhuau_600x450.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,189
Posted By tomfoolery
None of the bodywork looks like it fits right or...

None of the bodywork looks like it fits right or came on that bike.

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
Mine is an 08. I wouldn't expect it to get very...

Mine is an 08. I wouldn't expect it to get very "technical" since Scott said it would be good for "anything that can handle a dirt road" and my experience in the area is most of it is well suited for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
5/17/14 ride

I'm in. I'll meet in Auburn. See you all tomorrow. I'm looking forward to the ride.

Thomas (green KLR)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By tomfoolery
There is some riding up chalk bluff rd but I...

There is some riding up chalk bluff rd but I don't think it is any closer than Foresthill unless you are driving all the way to Auburn from Colfax and then heading up to Foresthill. Iowa Hill road...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,189
Posted By tomfoolery
88cc Motoped street legal ( with pedals or...

88cc Motoped street legal ( with pedals or without) ( $2,500 new)
I have my doubts about those being street legal in California though they look pretty cool.

typical CRAIGSLIST ad. One line...
Forum: Vendors 07-12-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By tomfoolery
UH, What is an "Austiran" ?

UH, What is an "Austiran" ?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By tomfoolery
PANUM CRATER at the south side of MONO LAKE is a...

PANUM CRATER at the south side of MONO LAKE is a short fairly easy walk up that I think you and your four year old would enjoy. It is all kinds of lava rock from super light boulders to shiny black...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By tomfoolery
The TKCs are gone.

The TKCs are gone.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-21-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
That's the gate I am referring to also. It is a...

That's the gate I am referring to also. It is a big gate right on the bridge with no way around. It is a rectangle gate made out of 6" pipe with two diagonal pipes for stiffness. Just next to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
LUV2LEAN; It wouldn't be a secret trail if it was...

LUV2LEAN; It wouldn't be a secret trail if it was posted on here. :lol3

I've "heard" that dirt bikes will fit THROUGH the gate with a couple of guys to lean it and lift it through.

JKING; are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By tomfoolery
TKC80s free in Auburn

I'll keep this thread running. I have a set of Continental TKC80 (Twinduro) tires FREE to anyone who would like them.
The rear has at least 50% tread remaining in the middle at the lowest and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By tomfoolery
If you come into California on hwy101 I would...

If you come into California on hwy101 I would recommend checking out the Fern Canyon area of the redwoods.

It's between Crescent City and Eureka just north of Orick. You can take the Newton B....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By tomfoolery
You could do both. I love the coast in Oregon and...

You could do both. I love the coast in Oregon and very northern California. I also love the drive from Lake Tahoe area to hwy395 and down.

Search "lost coast" and you'll find plenty about Eureka...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By tomfoolery
road info from this area?

I am reviving an old thread because I want to check out this area on a day ride. I would like to head up hwy 49, at Indian springs head in past the old CALIDA mill and go to the the saddle back look...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
I'm committed to dirt bike riding instead but it...

I'm committed to dirt bike riding instead but it sounds like I'll miss a good ride.

I've been on hwy4 in a car when it just opened and there were walls of snow on each side of the road and water...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By tomfoolery
That is a pretty interesting article. I will be...

That is a pretty interesting article. I will be looking to see how this turns out.

BTW. I don't think helicopters can replace bulldozers and excavators.

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By tomfoolery
It was good and I thought well worth the time,...

It was good and I thought well worth the time, but I would have thought there would be a bigger turn out from GCDS. The one ride I went on of theirs was huge. I understand it was a great day to be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-07-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
Caltrans Road Conditions shows 108 and 8 open but...

Caltrans Road Conditions shows 108 and 8 open but 4 and 120 closed. Do you think they will open by the weekend?
I have been considering this ride since you mentioned it in April and your route to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,923
Posted By tomfoolery
I hope it has better intake valves than my...

I hope it has better intake valves than my CRF250X. I couldn't imagine it surviving very long at road speed even just short runs. I do love my CRF250X for woods riding though. The picture shows a two...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
To any lurkers who were thinking about going on...

To any lurkers who were thinking about going on the Grass Valley area ride, Do come out next time! TOD (Sierra Jeep) knows the area well and put together a good ride. It was a "big bike ride" but...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 155,460
Posted By tomfoolery
I think I'm going to try to make it too. 9:30 at...

I think I'm going to try to make it too. 9:30 at Sierra Motor Sports. If I make it I'll be on an 08 KLR650.
Will it be Chalk Bluff or Snot Bluff?

I rode with a group from this site before around...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,933
Posted By tomfoolery
I don't know what ride report it is but I would...

I don't know what ride report it is but I would guess it involves Foresthill (Foresthill rd near Auburn Ca) through to Serene lakes (near Soda Springs ca) via The Cedars. From there you take a very...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,872
Posted By tomfoolery
I believe the Lincoln Highway went both the I80...

I believe the Lincoln Highway went both the I80 route (old highway 40) and later the section from Sacramento to well into Nevada was routed along what is now Highway 50.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By tomfoolery
This could work but if you have the drill (in...

This could work but if you have the drill (in reverse) spinning the speedometer cable fast enough to read 100mph it would still take you 10hrs to register each 1000 miles you want to add to the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,646
Posted By tomfoolery
The smog check program has been touted as...

The smog check program has been touted as cleaning California's air but really that's not the whole truth. We can test cars all day long but until someone fixes the approximately 10% that fail we...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,646
Posted By tomfoolery
I don't think that most motorcyclists put on...

I don't think that most motorcyclists put on enough miles per year to make much of a difference in air quality to justify including them in smog checks in California. I would bet that even in good...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By tomfoolery
It is illegal to ride the tunnels as is riding on...

It is illegal to ride the tunnels as is riding on any rail road property. It says NO TRESPASSING when you enter the tunnels from the Donner Ski Ranch maintenance lot under the MT. Rebba access road. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By tomfoolery
Stevens camp I believe is the one when you come...

Stevens camp I believe is the one when you come out of the canyon heading north. There is a cabin there you can stay in. Great area to explore. I will head up there again in June.

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By tomfoolery
I've ridden with GCDS before. Nice guys but it...

I've ridden with GCDS before. Nice guys but it was a huge group and was alot of waiting and regrouping. I have ridden with MLDS on some rides and they know some great roads and trails. I haven't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,417
Posted By tomfoolery
I've got one but I'm still a long ways from you....

I've got one but I'm still a long ways from you. The generic scan tools at the auto parts stores can't turn off the SRS lights anyway, just "check engine" lights.

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,057
Posted By tomfoolery
High CO is RICH. HC readings go up when it is...

High CO is RICH. HC readings go up when it is overly rich too.

TOM
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,696
Posted By tomfoolery
Cry That sucks. I was blown away too when I first saw...

That sucks. I was blown away too when I first saw it and when I took my family to Moab I took hwy50 so I could show my kids the Shoe Tree along with other stuff. They were 6 and 8yrs old at the time...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,057
Posted By tomfoolery
Your bike is idling WAY too rich.(too much fuel,...

Your bike is idling WAY too rich.(too much fuel, not enough air) 9%CO and around 2000ppm HC is way to high. For performance you want the to run richer but not that much. 3%CO is usually as rich as I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By tomfoolery
I bought a Buell once that was financed through...

I bought a Buell once that was financed through Harley. I called Harley Davidson Finance and they explained how to do it. She gave me the pay off amount (that would be good for one week) and she said...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 884
Views: 140,189
Posted By tomfoolery
I was wondering where that ended up. I built it...

I was wondering where that ended up. I built it with a KLR600. It went faster then you should go on those tires and those brakes.

TOM
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