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Forum: Americas 05-25-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 783
Posted By fletch123
I agree. There is so much to see that is every...

I agree. There is so much to see that is every bit as spectacular as Yosemite out west that I would make it about the ride and not the destination. Have you been thru Yellowstone? And for my money...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
Damn. Who is going to do the smashing guitar solo?

Damn. Who is going to do the smashing guitar solo?
Forum: Americas 05-24-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By fletch123
I did the TAT from New Mexico to Oregon. I can't...

I did the TAT from New Mexico to Oregon. I can't say much about the eastern part, but I am guessing you will have to plan your camping seeing as just about all of it is private property. The only...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,055
Posted By fletch123
There is something about Sherwood Rd that brings...

There is something about Sherwood Rd that brings out the race mode in just about everyone me included.
Not offering a thank you after getting helped out is rude for sure. If it was me I would have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
I was at the grand opening party of the little...

I was at the grand opening party of the little store across from 5 Mile House about 20 years ago and they had a little stage with some live music.
I bsing with someone and say to the guy " that...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By fletch123
Did the TAT two years ago. We had Sam's maps,...

Did the TAT two years ago. We had Sam's maps, roll chart, and gps tracks. Ended up only using the gps and need it mostly to find the beginning of Black Dragon and it came in handy figuring out the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
I'll had another bump. Divide trails are open

I'll had another bump. Divide trails are open
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,288
Posted By fletch123
I been trying to resist buying a new 1190 r since...

I been trying to resist buying a new 1190 r since I took one for a demo ride last summer. Well I guess I should not have stopped at the KTM dealer the other day cause now I can't get that bike out of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By fletch123
Just thinking, there are currently two TOR not to...

Just thinking, there are currently two TOR not to far apart. It's a chance for someone to bag a double header. I guess we can consider the current California TOR to be in Central Ca. Anyway I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By fletch123
Just for clarification it is spelled Douche...

Just for clarification it is spelled Douche nozzle, but either way it is funny. I had to look it up in the urban dictionary. Pretty serious offense, as in way more than just a douche bag.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 180,644
Posted By fletch123
Are talking about the one an only Big Wan? Did he...

Are talking about the one an only Big Wan? Did he ask you if he could ride his 990 at your trials event?:D No doubt he would give it try if you let him
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-19-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,055
Posted By fletch123
What is really amazing is just how heavy those...

What is really amazing is just how heavy those bikes are when you and 5 other guys have to help some idiot who rode his brand new GS1200 off the trail at Cow get it back on the trail for him.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By fletch123
If you can afford it, get the 1190. If you are...

If you can afford it, get the 1190. If you are referring to extreme as in HP that is totally up to you and your wrist. When your six month tour is up you will have no problem selling it. As a matter...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 79,874
Posted By fletch123
Damn, miss it again. I just rode thru there...

Damn, miss it again. I just rode thru there yesterday. It was a bit nippy. I believe that place is also famous for being on of the coldest places in the US. I would add that there is also a few other...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-31-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 165,474
Posted By fletch123
Got a question on mileage. Going to Saline hot...

Got a question on mileage. Going to Saline hot springs from Goldpoint and then to Pannimint Springs. I am assuming that we will top off in Goldfield. It looks to me to be about 175 miles total.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 79,874
Posted By fletch123
What is all the whining about. Maybe I just got...

What is all the whining about. Maybe I just got lucky with how I worded the google search but , it just took me one minute to find it. Although it helped when Snark suggested you just read what he...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
About 4 miles to Bassetts restaurant and about 9...

About 4 miles to Bassetts restaurant and about 9 miles to Sierra City. And then about 10 or 12 miles from Sierra City to Downieville.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
You sure about that, I've been know to cause a...

You sure about that, I've been know to cause a disturbance :D, not as bad as that guitar smashing guy I saw once in Death Valley though.

Seriously, thanks Brent I will take you up on it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,486
Posted By fletch123
In Wife stays home. She...

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Wife stays home. She doesn't like the person I become around a campfire with a bunch of guys
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
On second thought I think we'll stick with...

On second thought I think we'll stick with Pinenuts. Just check how far it is from Truckee to Wellington. Still a little early in the year to get on the bike at 6:00 am.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
What is the miles between gas? Was going to...

What is the miles between gas?
Was going to ride Pinenuts with Sharpie this Sunday, but this sounds tempting.
Also is that kickstands up at 8:30?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 39,009
Posted By fletch123
Definitely not until next year.

Definitely not until next year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
So where is the ride tomorrow?

So where is the ride tomorrow?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By fletch123
Like the previous poster said. You need to be...

Like the previous poster said. You need to be more specific on what you are looking for. Are you saying you want to get rid of your 1200 and get a dirt bike with a plate? Or do you want a lighter...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 961
Posted By fletch123
Called about the R. 5000 miles. Price includes...

Called about the R. 5000 miles. Price includes prep and freight, but not tax.
Seems a little steep to me, but then again there are not to many R models left anywhere. A question I have also about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,257
Posted By fletch123
Hey Joe, good for you for setting this up. Is it...

Hey Joe, good for you for setting this up. Is it possible to add donation payment options such as PayPal. I went to the donations site to donate and it only showed cc as a form of payment. I would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,974
Posted By fletch123
I'm up for it. I would say a good location would...

I'm up for it. I would say a good location would be somewhere between North and South, say like Truckee CA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
You would have gone to Downieville to get gas. No...

You would have gone to Downieville to get gas. No gas in Sierra City
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
Back in town, just checked the weather. It is not...

Back in town, just checked the weather. It is not looking good for WST ride. Calling for snow up in them there hills.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 272,398
Posted By fletch123
Don't know about the 990, but I did the 1190 test...

Don't know about the 990, but I did the 1190 test ride and my 950 now feels very inadequate on the street. I also test rode the 1290 SD was even more addicted to the power, but not the riding...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 114,515
Posted By fletch123
Cameras were not allowed. Just way to much...

Cameras were not allowed. Just way to much incriminating shit going on that could ruin ones future political career. Lets just say everyone had a really good time and no one was severely burned or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
I got a question regarding performance and...

I got a question regarding performance and exhaust. I got the bike with an Akrapovic two into one, but it was originally Akras two into two. The previous owner put on the side gas tank then got two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
Are saying you got more popping at higher...

Are saying you got more popping at higher elevations.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
Yeah I took the bike out for a spin this...

Yeah I took the bike out for a spin this afternoon and tried a power wheelie, not even close. Figured well the bike is not quite tuned right. Stop by a friends and mention it and he said the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
Thanks for the insight, I need to take a look...

Thanks for the insight, I need to take a look things
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
[QUOTE=Sumi;25232554]In 1st or 2nd gear, both the...

[QUOTE=Sumi;25232554]In 1st or 2nd gear, both the ADV and SE should do it easily, but it's not as easy as whacking the throttle open and keeping it wide open unfortunatelly. You have to open it fast,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,648
Posted By fletch123
Curious about this power wheelie thing. Are guys...

Curious about this power wheelie thing. Are guys saying the 950 will just straight lift the wheel buy twisting the throttle on flat pavement. And I meaning like straight up and loop the bike if not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,723
Posted By fletch123
That's what I'm talking about. I read thru these...

That's what I'm talking about. I read thru these post about guys wanting this mythical mid weight adventure bike and say wait a minute that sounds an awful lot like a 950 se. Yes it could be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By fletch123
Be for warned. If you go just thinking it would...

Be for warned. If you go just thinking it would be fun to take an 1190 or the 1290 for spin you will have drank from the orange punch bowl and will not be able to let it go. I was perfectly happy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By fletch123
Doesn't look like he'll be making bail.

Doesn't look like he'll be making bail.
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