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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2014, 11:42 AM
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Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
No Ticket - My DR is road legal. They were only...

No Ticket - My DR is road legal. They were only ticketing non-plated dirt bikes. Guess there was another marshal at the bottom of Maple Springs calling ahead to the guy on top...

Blackstar gate...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Fire Marshall handing out tickets to...

Fire Marshall handing out tickets to non-registered bikes Sat afternoon at 4 corners...

Saw him when I was coming down main divide from Corona. Continued up to the peak but only made it about...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22,337
Views: 2,680,613
Posted By socalrc31
Hi Greg - thanks for the feedback! Took a look at...

Hi Greg - thanks for the feedback! Took a look at your links - great information! What year / model is your DR350?

Ken
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22,337
Views: 2,680,613
Posted By socalrc31
Thanks for the feedback - what year / model is...

Thanks for the feedback - what year / model is your DR?
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22,337
Views: 2,680,613
Posted By socalrc31
Chain Guide

Hey Guys,

Got in a ride this afternoon on a new to me DR350 - 1994 Dual Sport model. Had to do some maintenance before it was road worthy - rebuild carbs, air filter, plug, oil etc... Overall I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 956,656
Posted By socalrc31
Good to know - thx. Throttle response feels a...

Good to know - thx. Throttle response feels a little off... Like a flat spot just as the throttle is cracked open. Not bad but I think I'll rebuild the carbs.

Its unbelievable clean for an 88....
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 956,656
Posted By socalrc31
Agreed...

Agreed...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 956,656
Posted By socalrc31
New to Me!

Picked up this super clean 1988 TW - only 2650 original miles. Thumbs up for kick & push button start! Thumbs down for front drum brake :(

...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22,337
Views: 2,680,613
Posted By socalrc31
Gaiters

You guys have any suggestions for replacement fork boots / Gaiters? I've used Daystars D69's before with ok results - OEM replacements are expensive!

Thanks
Forum: Racing 12-29-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 121,898
Posted By socalrc31
Schumacher

Wow! Not good news... Best wishes for a speedy recovery...

http://news.yahoo.com/former-f1-champion-schumacher-injured-ski-accident-media-130943232--f1.html
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Nice job on the stand! Also like the engine guard...

Nice job on the stand! Also like the engine guard / skid plate - who makes (made) it?
Forum: Beasts 10-23-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Good point on the ground connections - the fan...

Good point on the ground connections - the fan switch ground is located just inside of the right radiator and is exposed to the elements. Mine was rusted over and took some dremel time / steel brush...
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
The fan normally kicks in approx. 3/4 in the...

The fan normally kicks in approx. 3/4 in the normal operating section of the gauge. My fan now comes on at about the 1/2 way point. (w/85 degree c fan switch)
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Thermostat

So I think I've figured out why my TA was running hot...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5507/10426542763_a9602f536d_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/12347888@N04/10426542763/)

Thermostat...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 221,968
Posted By socalrc31
Wish I'd seen this a few days earlier... Was...

Wish I'd seen this a few days earlier... Was planning on visiting family in St George this weekend - riding from So Cal on my trusty Transalp... Could have left a few days earlier to meet up.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
New to me!

Hey all! Pickup up this 89 TA after working on my buddies TA (one of his CDIs took a dump). Not much in the way of modifications (yet) but did go through everything before any serious riding - Valve...
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
I've had pretty good luck with two-part epoxies...

I've had pretty good luck with two-part epoxies specially formulated for plastics or the all stand-by JB Weld... GL Ken
Forum: Beasts 07-10-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Need new sprockets for the Transalp I just picked...

Need new sprockets for the Transalp I just picked up. Looks like PO was running 42/16 (2.63 ratio) - kind of strange??? Stock is 47/15 (3.13) - correct? Are there any recommended ratios that work...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
From 4 corners head north on main divide about 4...

From 4 corners head north on main divide about 4 miles to a "y" intersection. I always remember it by the dark red clay ground. Take the right path at the "y" about 5-6 miles down to Bedford cyn. I...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Thanks for the feedback & suggestions. Just...

Thanks for the feedback & suggestions.

Just rechecked the markings on my Transalp - Front rim is 1.60 x 21 and Rear rim is 3.50 x 17 - must be new hoops? There are faint yellow markings on them -...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Hi Jim, I'm sorry to hear about your loss....

Hi Jim,

I'm sorry to hear about your loss. I lived in Co Springs for a year - just down the road from the Broadmoor. Nice place to live - I wish you a speedy recovery...

Ken
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Hey Rob - Yeah, I've already contacted Gary but...

Hey Rob - Yeah, I've already contacted Gary but know there was another guy making the brackets... And yes - picked up the Transalp in Irvine this weekend. Very nice condition - just needs some love....
Forum: Beasts 07-08-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16,518
Views: 4,591,387
Posted By socalrc31
Front Caliber Spacer

Hey Guys - just picked up a 1989 Transalp in CA this weekend. Its in good shape overall but needs some servicing... Most notable the brakes. Front & Rears are shot. I have a Honda Hawk (NT650) rotor...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 121,898
Posted By socalrc31
If Hamilton didn't have bad luck he wouldn't have...

If Hamilton didn't have bad luck he wouldn't have any luck at all...
Forum: Racing 07-01-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 121,898
Posted By socalrc31
Same here - hating coverage on CNBC... Make my...

Same here - hating coverage on CNBC... Make my wife start the recordings to see what they actually are before I watch... Hate knowing the outcome before I've watched.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Anyone heading up tonight? Heading in from the...

Anyone heading up tonight? Heading in from the Corona side around 7pm... Should be at the top between 8 - 8:30pm.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
You guys rock!!! Way to help a brother out. :D

You guys rock!!! Way to help a brother out. :D
Forum: Racing 05-23-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 121,898
Posted By socalrc31
Gp2

Sorry if this has been covered already but what is NBC Sports plans for GP2? Looks like it is scheduled for the upcoming Monaco weekend but I didn't see it scheduled around the Spanish F1 weekend......
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6,791
Views: 952,780
Posted By socalrc31
New to me!

Just picked up this cherry 1988 NX250 - 550 original miles! :D

Had to drain & replace all the fluids and soak the carb for a week in cleaner to break it free but it's running now and lots of fun!...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Was at Hell's Kitchen today too... Blue DRZ -...

Was at Hell's Kitchen today too... Blue DRZ - Showed my Triumph Tiger buddies the gate at Blue Jay but they didn't want to venture any further. Probably a good call.

Exited 91 at old "Coal...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Not unless you have a specific reason for being...

Not unless you have a specific reason for being up there... Work, Own Property, etc... Riding dirt bikes doesn’t cut it anymore... They will give you your deposit back but you have to submit a letter...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Yes - Lock was changed Jan 2... Check your PM.

Yes - Lock was changed Jan 2... Check your PM.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
New Sign at Skyline

Not Good...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8198/8248324660_de47e9d416_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/12347888@N04/8248324660/)

I'm out of commission for a few weeks... Broke my foot on...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-28-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Its about 22 miles from the Skyline Gate to...

Its about 22 miles from the Skyline Gate to Santiago Peak...

I've heard the same thing about Skyline gate closure... hope that's not the case. (Just Skyline)
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
Ran into a group of 10-15 riders from...

Ran into a group of 10-15 riders from "meet-up.com" yesterday afternoon at Santigo Peak... Nice day for a ride!
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,384
Posted By socalrc31
Cool - Thanks! :D Gonna go with the D606...

Cool - Thanks! :D

Gonna go with the D606 Rear and XCMH Front. Will report how it goes...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,384
Posted By socalrc31
Thanks for the feedback - I'll check out the...

Thanks for the feedback - I'll check out the Shinkos...

Thought about the XCMH for the front but didn't see the stock size - what are you running???
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22,725
Views: 3,685,384
Posted By socalrc31
Tire Recommendations

Hi - I've tried the search function but I’m having a hard time filtering all the info so I thought I'd ask... Looking to replace my stock tires (2007 DRZ-S) with something that works better in hard...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,563
Views: 700,765
Posted By socalrc31
All gates were opened last night! :wink: ...

All gates were opened last night! :wink:

Went up Skyline about 6pm and out Maple Springs around 8pm. Looks like tonight should be good. Cooler def - its clear on the Corona side but looks cloudy...
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