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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4,289
Views: 246,126
Posted By Anywhereness
Perry, I wanted to say thanks again for letting...

Perry, I wanted to say thanks again for letting me use your space (and raid your tool drawer) to work on the bike. I'm definitely going to swing through Visalia on my way back south and treat you to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,984
Posted By Anywhereness
Unfortunately I won't be able to make it. The...

Unfortunately I won't be able to make it. The company that pays the bills decided that I should be in Chicago, stat. So, I have to hop on a plane rather than ride and drink.

Sorry guys. :1drink
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,289
Views: 246,126
Posted By Anywhereness
Unfortunately, I promised I'd be a good boy to...

Unfortunately, I promised I'd be a good boy to "my girl". :deal Should have made some fine print on that contract.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-09-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4,289
Views: 246,126
Posted By Anywhereness
Tentative plan, Wednesday evening (around 8ish)...

Tentative plan, Wednesday evening (around 8ish) at Brewbakers. Hopefully the bike won't still be in pieces by then.

Sorry for the terrible timing pcvance.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,984
Posted By Anywhereness
I might be game to be there, depending on how...

I might be game to be there, depending on how slow things go through the southern Sierra range. Right now, it's about a 50/50 chance.

Riding a KTM 640
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 405,574
Posted By Anywhereness
Look man, I don't want to mom you but please,...

Look man, I don't want to mom you but please, never do this again. Consider what would happen if in the middle of the night the wind knocked your bike down, or the kick stand sank?
Forum: Trip Planning 02-04-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,319
Posted By Anywhereness
When I first started touring, I was was super...

When I first started touring, I was was super paranoid about things getting lifted from my bike. I have Ortlieb panniers, a 42L hiking backpack as my tail bag and a tank bag.

But, as time wore on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-02-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Anywhereness
This is true, thanks for updating the thread...

This is true, thanks for updating the thread before I could get back to it!

I'm looking forward to getting back on the bike in a few months. Stay tuned, maybe I'll even get around to making that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Anywhereness
Thanks for getting back to me so quick. I would...

Thanks for getting back to me so quick. I would appreciate it if you could get me in touch with your friend. Having someone local would be great, as I'm up around there right now.

There's no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-28-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Anywhereness
Eh? SOLVED: On Tour, Injured and In Need of a Tow Near Joshua Tree

Currently I'm on tour living off of the motorcycle, and was spending Christmas camping in Joshua Tree.

All was well until Christmas day when stepped into a crevice like a jackass and fractured my...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By Anywhereness
1. Unknown 2. Unknown. The outer rubber boot...

1. Unknown

2. Unknown. The outer rubber boot (7 in the diagram) has seen better days, but the master cylinder isn't weeping at all and travel is smooth.


Riddle me this; why would it go from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By Anywhereness
Hydraulic Clutch Engagement Issue - Honda Hurricane

So I'm trying to help a friend work out an issue with his clutch, and borked it up even worse.

He has a 90's Hurricane (CBR 1000F) with a hydraulic clutch, and when going down the road the clutch...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-07-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By Anywhereness
I do have a SPOT tracker too. What makes me...

I do have a SPOT tracker too. What makes me nervous is that it's a commodity piece of plastic hardware and they have no way to validate that the "oh shit" button works.

Hopefully I'll never need...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-07-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,717
Posted By Anywhereness
I don't have my kit with me, but from memory...

I don't have my kit with me, but from memory here's the highlights:


Variety of Band Aides, big and small
Neosporin tube (not squeeze bottle which explodes)
Small roll of gauze
Medical...
Forum: Americas 10-06-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Anywhereness
Many sections of Rte 6 across PA are really fun,...

Many sections of Rte 6 across PA are really fun, remote and scenic.

Route 219 in VA/WV is amazing. Just watch out for pickup trucks that cross the double yellow.

I had a great experience with...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By Anywhereness
Renting a Bike in WNY Region?

So, I'm put up in WNY (Jamestown) for at least another month (maybe more) with my bike cold stored in California. I'm loathe to ship the bike out here, because quite likely soon I'll want to get back...
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 54,172
Posted By Anywhereness
rtwpaul, Admittedly, I haven't read the...

rtwpaul,

Admittedly, I haven't read the entire thread so I don't know all of the decisions you have made.

I own and recently setup a 2001 640 LC4E for go-anyplace dirt fun adventure travel,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Anywhereness
One would think... I hurt my back viciously,...

One would think...

I hurt my back viciously, and have put the trip on a temporary hiatus while I heal a bit and deal with a death in the family. For now, I'm back in NY with my family and the bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Anywhereness
Thanks for the references guys, I will look them...

Thanks for the references guys, I will look them up. I'm hoping to reinforce this area solidly.

I've used some marine epoxy for now to cover up the hole. It's in a somewhat unfortunate spot, a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Anywhereness
Plastic Welder Reference in SoCal

I am currently traveling across country and into Central/South America and on a tight budget.

Recently I discovered there is a pinhole leak in my KTM 640 LC4 18L tank. A temporary patch will be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 59,698
Posted By Anywhereness
FWIW, I have a 2001 KTM 640E right now. I would...

FWIW, I have a 2001 KTM 640E right now. I would have liked a 400cc bike that's 100lbs lighter, but there was so much prep (re: expense and time) to "adventurize" it. The 640 is MUCH more capable of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 19,205
Posted By Anywhereness
Firstly, I don't view a helmet as "apparel". It's...

Firstly, I don't view a helmet as "apparel". It's a safety device, similar to say a seat belt, ABS, shatter resistant windshields or headphones when hipsters are around.

I illustrated those things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 19,205
Posted By Anywhereness
For what it's worth, I'll spend a minute ranting...

For what it's worth, I'll spend a minute ranting like a loon for a minute, then we can continue our regularly scheduled programming....

I wear a helmet almost all of the time. Almost.

When...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 19,205
Posted By Anywhereness
Michigan Helmet Laws - A Detailed Look Into a Newly Helmetless State

Last year Michigan repealed their compulsorily helmet law, which went into effect in early April 2012.

Here's an overview:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,351
Posted By Anywhereness
This response could be used to illustrate someone...

This response could be used to illustrate someone who clearly did not read the article before commenting. :rofl

For your own personal benefit, you may actually want to read the text and check out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By Anywhereness
That does seem like an interesting and well...

That does seem like an interesting and well thought out system, but I'm concerned that there won't be enough storage space (I'm not weekend/vacation tripping, right now everything I own is on the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By Anywhereness
Now that's interesting, and worth evaluating. I...

Now that's interesting, and worth evaluating. I didn't realize that they had come out with such a product.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By Anywhereness
You guys may be missing the goal... I'm...

You guys may be missing the goal...

I'm trying to get rid of the metal racks, and thus the weight associated, not change to a different style of metal racks and panniers. I've found that a 15lb...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,058
Posted By Anywhereness
Wicked Great Basin Giant Loop - Want to See It

I'm currently traveling and on the road, and am coming through from my current location in Rapid City, SD to Denver, CO late this week and early next week.

It's becoming apparent that the weight...
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Anywhereness
Were those springs weights also taking into...

Were those springs weights also taking into account luggage, or just your weight?
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Anywhereness
Thanks for the recommendation, I will look into...

Thanks for the recommendation, I will look into them as well.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Anywhereness
Now that's nearly perfect... Thanks for the heads...

Now that's nearly perfect... Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Anywhereness
Contacting ZeroDog - LC4 Suspension Help

Is ZeroDog still in business? The Infinity Machine website is down, and he hasn't responded to my PM/Email.

I'm in need of some suspension help for my 2001 LC4 640E, and hear he's the best... Need...
Forum: Americas 10-07-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Anywhereness
An update for anyone out there that cares....

An update for anyone out there that cares. :norton

So I'm in the thick of it, in Iowa right now a few miles east of Sioux City.

I've found that there are graded and graveled roads a plenty in...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 583,191
Posted By Anywhereness
I've gotten through to page 40 so far, and...

I've gotten through to page 40 so far, and there's some great inspiration for places to go. This is the best info thread I've found about the region.

Sorry for the cross post, but would you guys...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Anywhereness
Crossing the Midwest / Great Plains - Dirt Route Advice Wanted

I'm going to be leaving the Western New York area soon, and traveling to Chicago via northern Ohio and Indiana. From Chicago it's west by north bound, hopefully to arrive to the northern parts of the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6,107
Views: 1,095,806
Posted By Anywhereness
Just a confirmation question, and I don't think...

Just a confirmation question, and I don't think this is worth a separate thread... I asked in the 640 Owners sign in, but haven't got a response there.

What TwinAir part number is for a 2001 LC4...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By Anywhereness
After doing some similar research, I recently...

After doing some similar research, I recently went out and got the Highway Dirt Bikes (http://www.highwaydirtbikes.com) hand guard kit. While these are expensive in comparison, there were a few...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,901
Posted By Anywhereness
Sorry to dig up and old thread, but I wanted to...

Sorry to dig up and old thread, but I wanted to add a bit of information here from a recent experience with my 2001 640E.

So I woke up and tried to start the bike, but the battery was dead. No...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-29-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,991
Posted By Anywhereness
I think that getting into some tips and advice...

I think that getting into some tips and advice about how to reduce fatigue and injuries would be good. Fatigue is a bad thing, and presents a risk of injury and reduced reflexes when trying to put...
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