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Forum: Latin America 02-18-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,656
Posted By oobus
Nancy, everything on track? I won't be...

Nancy, everything on track?


I won't be making it down for work this season unfortunately, but my good friend is back home working in San Juan: if you go thru the area you should stop in, he is...
Forum: Latin America 02-02-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,656
Posted By oobus
Everything/everyone on the water already? West...

Everything/everyone on the water already? West Coast ports are backed up at this time. Hope your bikes made it out.
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,535
Posted By oobus
Well done, very fun to watch!

Well done, very fun to watch!
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 63,699
Posted By oobus
Wow, you made it thru fast. Last year when I...

Wow, you made it thru fast. Last year when I drove thru there was a 3 hour line.

Did you go over in the morning on a weekday?

If you are still in Mendoza, check out Belasco de Baquedano...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 64,708
Posted By oobus
Thanks for posting. How are the temps?...

Thanks for posting.

How are the temps? From the pics. it looks very cold but you don't appear to be bundled up with a Parka or anything too extreme?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Baja is nice and warm.....

Baja is nice and warm.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Well Brien, don't think you will need to worry...

Well Brien, don't think you will need to worry about me running out of gas when we go riding:

http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u241/oobus12/IMG_1811_zpsb481d84e.jpg

The thing was so big and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21,219
Views: 2,532,558
Posted By oobus
Spiff, I tried to do the same headlight mod last...

Spiff, I tried to do the same headlight mod last weekend, the newer model is much deeper and I could not get it to fit very well, so I modified my stocker to fit a H4.

How did you get the damn...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Hey, where can we watch this? (other than in...

Hey, where can we watch this? (other than in Argentina)

Is there any coverage on Dish?
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 64,708
Posted By oobus
Excellent! What a great way to spend the...

Excellent!

What a great way to spend the Holidays.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
See ya there!

See ya there!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
I can go almost anytime - its been pretty cold in...

I can go almost anytime - its been pretty cold in the morning, do you want to go after lunch? Meet at Bartels Giant Burger?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-25-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
How about we go to Paskenta and ride as close as...

How about we go to Paskenta and ride as close as possible to Eagle Peak Lookout (I'm sure the gate is locked), and then walk up to the lookout and take some pics? I'll wager the valley will be nice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By oobus
This may make me Barf. Being serious,...

This may make me Barf.

Being serious, look at a lot of Mendo Forest. I'm close to Paskenta and there is a lot of beautiful areas, Lookouts, ridgetops, etc. Plumas Nat. Forest is also a treat....
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,656
Posted By oobus
I don't think I'd ride a bike across the pass at...

I don't think I'd ride a bike across the pass at night, there could be ice either on the road or in the tunnel connecting the two countries, that was dark and quite long! I'll see if I can find a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 64,708
Posted By oobus
Beautiful! Looks like all your delays did not...

Beautiful! Looks like all your delays did not tarnish your trip one bit!
Thanks you for taking the time to post all of this.
Forum: Latin America 12-09-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,656
Posted By oobus
Nancy, If you end up going over the range...

Nancy,

If you end up going over the range to Mendoza it will not be a disappointment (except the border crossing which can take 4 hours at the wrong time of day or season). Absolutely...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,545
Posted By oobus
So this may not apply here, but I built a LHRB...

So this may not apply here, but I built a LHRB for my 690 using a Recluse kit for a 530 - checked the master cyl. volume(I think it is 110cc) and it is the same as mine.
Purchased a used rear...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
I think he got an ATK.

I think he got an ATK.
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 64,708
Posted By oobus
Thanks for posting - looks like you are making...

Thanks for posting - looks like you are making the most of your unplanned time.
If you go up to Vinas del Mar, there is a Sheraton on one of the farthest west points. Thru a turn of events I ended...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 64,708
Posted By oobus
Sorry to hear you got your stuff lifter. I had...

Sorry to hear you got your stuff lifter. I had nothing but a good experience in that city. I was with a local and we mostly traveled near the beach.

Hope you like sea food, I had the most...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
I've looked on maps and ridden everything that...

I've looked on maps and ridden everything that fronts the hills on the east side over there and it looks like it is all private land. The closest I could get was the high tension lines that go over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
That looks like a doggie torture device!

That looks like a doggie torture device!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-03-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Looks great Chuck! I've thought about doing this...

Looks great Chuck! I've thought about doing this in the future - for the same reason: wife doesn't ride and doesn't care to ride but my doggie buddies are always ready to go!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Heading up to Eagle Lake, any must ride...

Heading up to Eagle Lake, any must ride roads/sites?

Never been there before and though I might ride to Black Rock Desert to see what all the Hippies are paying good money to see.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Not ready to chuck in this year quite yet, next...

Not ready to chuck in this year quite yet, next month should still have some great riding - little bit cooler and hopefully we will get a bit of rain to put down the dust.

After I hit Eagle...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21,219
Views: 2,532,558
Posted By oobus
^ Thank you very much, just what I was looking...

^ Thank you very much, just what I was looking for!

You end up near Northern California, hit me up!

Matt
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21,219
Views: 2,532,558
Posted By oobus
Those are duke wheels, I'm trying to figure out...

Those are duke wheels, I'm trying to figure out how to make 350/450XC or 520 supermoto's fit. I don't think it will work.
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21,219
Views: 2,532,558
Posted By oobus
Any inexpensive way to get 450 or 520 supermoto...

Any inexpensive way to get 450 or 520 supermoto wheels on our bikes? I've got a 09. Have a drz with a supermoto set up and it is great fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
I'll be heading up to Eagle lake about the 18th...

I'll be heading up to Eagle lake about the 18th or 25th with the dog and Moho next month if it does not get too cold to ride. Staying at a campground so if you want to head up I'll be around. Don't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Olive us here think you are a very funny guy!

Olive us here think you are a very funny guy!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear So? How did...

:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear:ear

So? How did it go, people stuck at work are interested.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Redog1 had to pick the thing up off of me last...

Redog1 had to pick the thing up off of me last weekend, he may not want to see the damn thing again so soon.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
I have one of those fancy mesh armor thingies...

I have one of those fancy mesh armor thingies that you can use - it would be terrible for you to miss the 1st annual redog1 high lakes extravaganza!

Middle of harvest for me or I'd go and show...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By oobus
New parts were sourced and they will be here...

New parts were sourced and they will be here Tomorrow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Parts will be here on Saturday from the...

Parts will be here on Saturday from the Stealership - they should be back on the road Sunday.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By oobus
I've got a parts cleaner and a bunch of diesel...

I've got a parts cleaner and a bunch of diesel for them to run thru it. Looks like the cam itself failed - the other one looks nice and clean without galls.

Bike only had 3,500 miles on it and the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By oobus
Question Need KLR 650 Head ASAP

Long shot need a Head for a 2011 KLR 650 - DowDuer and I ran into a couple of Canadian guys on the side of I5 one of their bikes ate the exhaust cam and munched the head. At this time they are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 164,467
Posted By oobus
Question KLR 650 Head Needed ASAP

Long shot but looking for a head for a 2011 Klr 650. Long story short - I have two Canadian Strays at my place and one of their bikes ate the exhaust cam and munched the head.
Don't know if any of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 21,931
Posted By oobus
My pop's lives there now - great place to be....

My pop's lives there now - great place to be. What firepit place is this that you speak of? I'll probably be taking another ride up via Lakeview in October..
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