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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,331
Posted By leo_jb
Thanks for the feedback. I'll give one a try at...

Thanks for the feedback. I'll give one a try at my next tire change.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,331
Posted By leo_jb
I recently went back and forth on getting a...

I recently went back and forth on getting a replacement rear tire for my 990 and was all set to pull the trigger on a E09 when I came across a couple of posts about how hard it is to mount the tires....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-30-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
That was the creek that crosses the second...

That was the creek that crosses the second causeway (heading north) on the Berryessa Knoxville road. Actually my second attempt. First time was fine. Then I got a little too ambitious and headed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Buried up to the skid plate

Buried up to the skid plate
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Multiple choice question for you all: When...

Multiple choice question for you all:

When attempting to ride along a creek bed, one should never...

a) Have bald tires
b) Do it when riding alone
c) Try it with a 500 lb Adventure bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Yeah, I still have some stickers left. ...

Yeah, I still have some stickers left.
Instead of mailing me a check, you can use Paypal to send me the money,
PM me with your address. Make sure you send it as a "friend".

Email is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,317
Posted By leo_jb
Paid! Thanks again for organizing Dean.

Paid! Thanks again for organizing Dean.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,317
Posted By leo_jb
In! May bring the XR this year.

In! May bring the XR this year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Be awesome if it weren't for the lack of water....

Be awesome if it weren't for the lack of water....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Los Barriles Loop ...

Los Barriles Loop
http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v182/p658278247-4.jpg (http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/p202290435/e273c8767)

Military Checkpoint...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
My buddy is not an experienced rider, and the...

My buddy is not an experienced rider, and the loop to Los Barriles along the old coast road was a bit of a challenge in spots.
Turned out to be a long day
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Not at all. You wouldn't believe how much shit...

Not at all. You wouldn't believe how much shit my buddy pulled out of that Suburban, not to mention all the stuff he had stored in the boat.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Riding down the San Antonio Wash ...

Riding down the San Antonio Wash
http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v173/p853030749-4.jpg (http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/p202290435/e32d8375d)

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
3 Weeks in BCS

My buddy and I have been going to baja, both separately and together, on and off for over 20 years now. Its primarily a windsurfing destination for us, though I usually bring my XR400 along as well....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Yeah, I've been kinda lazy. Will post some...

Yeah, I've been kinda lazy. Will post some photos and details later today.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-02-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 48,690
Posted By leo_jb
Just got back from a trip to Baja and decided to...

Just got back from a trip to Baja and decided to have some stickers made up. Check it out here if you're interested:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1039364
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By leo_jb
Baja Stickers

I just got back from a trip to Baja, and I couldn't find any stickers I liked of the peninsula. So, when I got home I had some stickers custom made. Of course, the minimum quantity for a custom...
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9,334
Views: 2,026,823
Posted By leo_jb
Refreshed XR400

http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v166/p875309796-4.jpg (http://leobragagnolo.zenfolio.com/p539434436/e342c2ae4)
I was seriously thinking of getting rid of my '00 XR4 and buying something...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9,334
Views: 2,026,823
Posted By leo_jb
Well that's freakin depressing. Anyone else have...

Well that's freakin depressing. Anyone else have suggestions for a new odometer/speedometer setup? The stock unit is a little lacking. I have no idea how many miles I have on the bike..
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9,334
Views: 2,026,823
Posted By leo_jb
Thanks for the input. Mine has always run fine...

Thanks for the input. Mine has always run fine with the original (but rejetted) carb. I'd rather spend the money on a new Vapor computer.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,334
Views: 2,026,823
Posted By leo_jb
Sweet bike Justarider! Did you have to replace...

Sweet bike Justarider! Did you have to replace the stator to power that headlight?

So, I've finally decided to dig into my 2000 XR400 (plated!) and replace/service all the worn out bits. Maybe...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,757
Posted By leo_jb
Let me know when you're healed up Bert! Need to...

Let me know when you're healed up Bert! Need to do another Sierra ride! Missed you and Wendy at the Mendo Rally.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By leo_jb
Looks like a great trip. I'm hoping to talk my...

Looks like a great trip. I'm hoping to talk my wife into a similar one this summer. Thanks for the tracks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,027
Posted By leo_jb
Where do I start? Thanks to all for such an...

Where do I start? Thanks to all for such an incredible weekend. The food, the riding, and most of all the people - couldn't ask for more. Special thanks to Dean, Mario, Chris, Nicki, and Janet for...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-24-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,005
Posted By leo_jb
I ran 908's front and rear on my 990 once and...

I ran 908's front and rear on my 990 once and they were scary as shit on the pavement until they wore in. Don't remember how long it took, but even after they settled down they were not confidence...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
SFMCjohn - that's more or less the route I took...

SFMCjohn - that's more or less the route I took last year. Let me know if you want to ride up together next Wednesday. I'll probably head out late morning. btw, its supposed to be relatively easy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Hey John, what route you taking up?

Hey John, what route you taking up?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-22-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,005
Posted By leo_jb
Hell, I'll add my $.02 Mefo for the rear. I...

Hell, I'll add my $.02

Mefo for the rear. I have one on my 990, though I don't like it very much in the dirt. But for 80-20 its a good choice.

I'd run a more aggressive front tire though. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Hey John. I'm heading up for the Mendo Rally,...

Hey John. I'm heading up for the Mendo Rally, probably on Wednesday. Skipping the Sheetiron this year.

Leo
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-13-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,027
Posted By leo_jb
My plan all along was to get there late Wednesday...

My plan all along was to get there late Wednesday afternoon or early in the evening, but that week suddenly looks a bit chaotic. Sticking to the plan for now.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,027
Posted By leo_jb
What are you guys (and gals) planning on doing...

What are you guys (and gals) planning on doing for dinner Wednesday night? I may head up Wednesday afternoon and was wondering if I should eat dinner before i get there. Don't want to pack cooking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,027
Posted By leo_jb
Plus the fact that tickets for the Brewfest are...

Plus the fact that tickets for the Brewfest are $55 at the gate, which is only $5 less than the ENTIRE cost of the rally. OK, nevermind.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 29,027
Posted By leo_jb
Be nice to work this into the Rally. Of course,...

Be nice to work this into the Rally. Of course, there's the drinking and riding problem to think about....

https://avbc.com/happenings/the-legendary-boonville-beer-festival/
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-17-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 140,136
Posted By leo_jb
Friggin awesome ride and report - sorry to see it...

Friggin awesome ride and report - sorry to see it come to an end. Makes me want to head back to Baja and try some (not all) of the single track you rode. Maybe next year.

Matt - Still good with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Send me a pm with your email address and I'll...

Send me a pm with your email address and I'll send my tracks to you. Don't know any other way of doing it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Crossing the mudhole <iframe width="640"...

Crossing the mudhole

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WOJI1FXUfNA?feature=player_detailpage" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Oh, it the same procedure that BARF uses. My...

Oh, it the same procedure that BARF uses. My bad.

Photos from yesterday's ride to Clear Creek. I didn't know anyone prior to this ride, but they are all great people. We had big bikes, little...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Ok this is really lame, but I have some photos...

Ok this is really lame, but I have some photos and a video to upload and don't remember how. Do I use the "insert photo" icon and type in the link to the photo (its hosted in the cloud)?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 550,391
Posted By leo_jb
Do we have confirmation of these locations/times?

Do we have confirmation of these locations/times?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 140,136
Posted By leo_jb
So confused. I'm thinking, "the pink hotel"? ...

So confused. I'm thinking, "the pink hotel"? Then I remembered seeing a total dive hotel on the east side of the road as we were leaving Catavina. I would have camped out rather than stay there. ...
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