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Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
After punching a hole in the left side cover, we...

After punching a hole in the left side cover, we bought the TCI skidplate for her 230L. Expensive, and it took a little while to get fitted right (we decided to drill a hole in the frame downtube and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Thanks everyone for all of your help! We only saw...

Thanks everyone for all of your help! We only saw a fraction of the park, we'll be back again for sure.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Purdy....

Purdy....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By mb300
Racin' Rocks

Racin' Rocks
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By mb300
Teakettles

Teakettles
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Found a slightly deflated F800 at Ubehebe crater...

Found a slightly deflated F800 at Ubehebe crater (my bike is to the right). The owner was nowhere to be found. I carry plugs and a pump we probably could have had him rolling. Since his aux tank and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Unintentional self portrait

Unintentional self portrait
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Can't remember where this one was taken, a little...

Can't remember where this one was taken, a little past Inyo Mine I think
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
inside bits

inside bits
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:11 PM
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Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
A little wd40 and it will be good as new

A little wd40 and it will be good as new
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Inyo Mine - knick knacks

Inyo Mine - knick knacks
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Inyo Mine - please pardon the lens distortion

Inyo Mine - please pardon the lens distortion
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Inyo Mine

Inyo Mine
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2015, 02:07 PM
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Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Echo canyon

Echo canyon
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2015, 03:46 PM
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Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
> I would recommend doing some of the easier...

> I would recommend doing some of the easier stuff first and then go "balls to the wall".

That's the plan.


Question 1 - What would you recommend for Saturday? We’ll be arriving about...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
>Some of the routes suggested (Echo Canyon,...

>Some of the routes suggested (Echo Canyon, Lippencott, Goler/Mengel) are not for the faint of heart. Since you're bringing your GF, make sure to match your skill level to the ride. That is if you...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
You guys are awesome. Any idea on a place to...

You guys are awesome.

Any idea on a place to dry camp near Furnace Creek? All the campgrounds appear to be sold out.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Re: Dromedary bag - I never would have guessed that a water bladder would be...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-12-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By mb300
Death Valley with only 100 mile range? (GF riding pic attached)

We’ve never been to Death Valley before.

Here’s what we’ve got:
- 2 small bikes with 100 mile range
- a moto van with gas cans in it.
- a strong aversion to pavement (and long boring...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
230L vs 230F

I'm sure it's in this thread somewhere already, but here is a good website for the 230L vs 230F:

http://www.rickramsey.net/CRF230L.htm

We (my ex and I) bought a 230L as her 2nd bike. It's a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
>I think it is overpriced, with high miles and...

>I think it is overpriced, with high miles and has possibly been run hard with the stickers and number decal


I agree that it's significantly overpriced for having 13k miles.

I wouldn't sweat...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 24,785
Posted By mb300
what's the latest scoop?

Anyone ridden to the trestle this fall? Any sign of train traffic or maintenance workers or The Man?

Thinking about hitting it Sat AM....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
Thank you everyone for your help, we had a great...

Thank you everyone for your help, we had a great trip:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-QEK49O4Y8lk/U-zTfUSutPI/AAAAAAAAC-M/OAkjUTwEA1Y/s1024/DSCF2172crop.JPG
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By mb300
Went last Sunday, no issues whatsoever. Thank you...

Went last Sunday, no issues whatsoever. Thank you everyone for your help planning the ride.

Cerro Noroeste Rd west of Frazier Park:

...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
>an offroad trip from Greece through Albania ,...

>an offroad trip from Greece through Albania , Montenegro, Croatia and back to Venice --see GYOA post on the European forum.


Awesome!
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
> it's all stock, except for the FMF slip on...

> it's all stock, except for the FMF slip on exhaust.

What elevation are you at? If anywhere near sea level you are VERY lean.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
>a 2009 crf230l with 400 miles for $3000 Yes...

>a 2009 crf230l with 400 miles for $3000

Yes it is a good price, but since it is at a dealership you can probably negotiate a couple hundred less for it. If they won't budge on the price see if...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-01-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By mb300
<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Thanks guys!

Plan: Depart the Flying J station at the 5 and Frazier...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
found an actual crf230 photo: ...

found an actual crf230 photo:
http://www.cyclepedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/honda-crf230f-crf230l-crf230m-maintenance-valve-clearance-oil-change-air-filter-chain-adjustment.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
>What kind of valve adjustment does the 230l...

>What kind of valve adjustment does the 230l have?

Screw adjuster, with the square drive.

Looks like this z50:

http://www.cyclepedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/crf50_62.jpg
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By mb300
Thank you sir! I normally won't ride solo in...

Thank you sir!

I normally won't ride solo in the heat but in this case I think I'll be OK-- I can tell the GF "if I'm not at this specific point by this specific time backtrack on this specific...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By mb300
Definitely take 2 days if you can. 1 day would be...

Definitely take 2 days if you can. 1 day would be very rushed and not very enjoyable.

For maximum PCH exposure and coolest summertime temps thru LA take this route starting in Dana Point:
Part 1:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 93,652
Posted By mb300
Awesome photos! What jetting did you run up...

Awesome photos!

What jetting did you run up in CO?

I see that you have a pipe on the bike -- any other mods?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By mb300
Crossing Carrizo Plain Natl Monument - Elkhorn Road

Hello Everyone,

GF is going to drop me off in Frazier Park and meet me in Paso Robles.

I'll be on my 525exc in supermoto trim (michelin pilot street tires).

If I take Elkhorn Grade up the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
Day 3: Lighthouse

Day 3: Lighthouse
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
Day 2: Railroad Station

Day 2: Railroad Station
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
>Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend. Thank...

>Rode the 'Lost Coast' this weekend.

Thank you for the road condition update!



We've got 3 days of Lost Coast riding planned, about 90-100 miles per day.

Day 1: Usal Road
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
44 miles to the lighthouse:

44 miles to the lighthouse:
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
The place we are staying is about 3 miles up the...

The place we are staying is about 3 miles up the road from Bear River Ridge Road.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,427
Posted By mb300
>From shelter cove hike south about 2 miles along...

>From shelter cove hike south about 2 miles along the beach. There is an old aircraft carcass among the sand crabs.

Cool. Looks like no one got killed either:
...
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