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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-21-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15,414
Views: 1,260,921
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I have been out of touch for a while. Are the...

I have been out of touch for a while. Are the first thursday's of the month still happening, and if so where is Feb's going to be?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15,414
Views: 1,260,921
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Wanted to know if the Nimbus thing was still...

Wanted to know if the Nimbus thing was still happening on the first thursday of each month? Was not able to make the last two. Also wanted to know if there were any rides planned within the next...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15,414
Views: 1,260,921
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Patagonia

Still looking for takers on the patagonia ride in early march. Still looking for ideas on a camping trip for april.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-16-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I think i will forgo the new thread for the...

I think i will forgo the new thread for the patagonia ride until i talk to people at the Nimbus gathering in a couple of weeks to get some input.

On a separate note I also want to plan a spring...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I will plan out the ride in detail this week and...

I will plan out the ride in detail this week and create a new thread. Should be a good time.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I look forward to the Nimbus gathering and to...

I look forward to the Nimbus gathering and to start putting together some good rides. As i posted earlier i would like to assemble a ride (3/14 or 3/21) that circles from green valley - patagonia -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15,414
Views: 1,260,921
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
patagonia

If anyone is interested i think i will attempt the patagonia ride sometime either 3/7 or 3/14. Below is a rough idea of the route.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Went last night and nothing but a few harley's...

Went last night and nothing but a few harley's and many cars. Think the weather pretty much put the damper on.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-11-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I am in for the first Thursday of every month at...

I am in for the first Thursday of every month at Nimbus! So the next gathering is 3/5/09! Look forward to it!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
To build on what others have posted, i had a...

To build on what others have posted, i had a great time and look forward to more events. Thought Nimbus work out well. Good job russbryant!

My $.02 worth:

For a regular meeting, keep it at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-09-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I was planning to go rain or shine. Good...

I was planning to go rain or shine. Good opportunity to not eat at home.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I will be there and looking forward to meeting...

I will be there and looking forward to meeting everyone. I want to set up the patagonia ride. Figured nimbus would be a good place to discuss and get it off the ground.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-28-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,696
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
You picked a great place to meet. I am up in the...

You picked a great place to meet. I am up in the air if i will be able to make it or not. I PM'ed you back. I will try to set up the patagonia ride for the first or second weekend in march. will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-22-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15,414
Views: 1,260,921
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I forgot to update my profile to change from...

I forgot to update my profile to change from Green Valley to Corona de Tucson. Here is a preliminary plan when i lived in green valley. I hope the link works as it came out pretty long.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Unfortunatly i have a company picnic on saturday...

Unfortunatly i have a company picnic on saturday that i completely forgot about so it looks like i am out. If you decide on another day let me know. also i am looking to plan a ride from green...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,968
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I have done the box canyon part to S/V you...

I have done the box canyon part to S/V you described above, and love that route. (not sure if what i am describing is the same as above) I do want to try out f/s 143 from green valley over to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I went with desert yeti who was kind enough to...

I went with desert yeti who was kind enough to include me in a ride up to mt. lemmon. It was absolutly great. started at redington pass and followed that out to san manuel. from there headed up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,968
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I live in Green Valley and have been out to...

I live in Green Valley and have been out to Sierra Vista on my 950. I am always looking to take the 950 out and about. do you venture out towards tucson at all?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I would be interested in such ride! Just moved...

I would be interested in such ride! Just moved to AZ from MI, and live in green valley for the time being. Went reddington pass to san maneul and then up Mt. Lemmon with 4 other adv'ers. It was...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-02-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,701
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Life Cycle in Kalamazoo MI is where i purchased...

Life Cycle in Kalamazoo MI is where i purchased the bike. Service was great. Dealt with Dave the owner, who sold me on the bike, altogether the experice was awesome. His passion for bikes really...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,283
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
still looking for informaiton

Does anyone have information of doing the non-S to "S" upgrade. I am looking to see what tools i will need. Also would be curious to know what different springs are availble and what impressions...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,283
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I looked at this thread, and see same as what i...

I looked at this thread, and see same as what i found for the actual parts. What i really would like to know if anyone has a detailed procedure that outlines disassembly and assembly along with...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,283
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Sh*t i just posted a new thread asking for advice...

Sh*t i just posted a new thread asking for advice on a "do it yourself "s" upgrade. I have consulted the spare parts book that came with my 05 and there are only a handfull of parts that make the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
DId you experience the same problem i assume? ...

DId you experience the same problem i assume? Why didnt they do this in the first place. Good idea to put a second brakeable lever on one of the most critical components - the front brakes! Thanks...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Upgraded to no mirror on right side

I managed to busticate my right hand mirror off, after parking my bike in the garage after a 3 day 1600 mile trip. The gusset broke between the master cylider and the threaded hole. Broke clean...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,283
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Upgrade to "S" - do it yourself

I am looking to find out if anyone has upgraded their stock suspension (non-S) to the "S". I looked at the teardown in the spare parts manual and it looks like the only difference between non-s and...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,238
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
waiting, waiting, waiting

you can see the progress of getting the top case. I am pissed big time. I want to cancel the order, but i also want the case. I ordered it on 5/4/07. This is copied from my chain email that has...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-11-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,260
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I will throw in my 2cents for what i have found...

I will throw in my 2cents for what i have found with long distance travel. I started with the stock 05.5 seat which looks like the KTM ergo seat. (had a friend that purchased the ergo seat for his...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,945
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I ordered the KTM topcase system from Munn back...

I ordered the KTM topcase system from Munn back on 5/4/07 and ETA is now 8/16/07 and backrest 8/21/07. It has everything to do with KTM and nothing with Munn. IMHO KTM has a poor network in the US....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Thanks for the info. I cannot wait to go out...

Thanks for the info. I cannot wait to go out there. I also cannot wait till next season when i can ride like normal after the knee is fixed.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,218
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I am headed there between 8/12 and 8/25 for my...

I am headed there between 8/12 and 8/25 for my honeymoon. Unfortunatly we will not be able take the 950 and must take the rubicon. Blew out my ACL, repaired it less than 6 months ago and the leg...
Forum: Regional forums 10-09-2006, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
have a stupid question. How can i post pictures...

have a stupid question. How can i post pictures without attaching an image? How is smugmug to use?
Forum: Regional forums 09-27-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I just have not had time to get this thing...

I just have not had time to get this thing updated. Hope to get to it soon.
Forum: Regional forums 09-14-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Well I will attempt to record our trip. First...

Well I will attempt to record our trip.
First things first, our goal was to see as many national parks on the way to the pacific ocean via a more central/northern route. My friend and I only had 2...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-05-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,125
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
A friend and I just put 5300 miles each on our...

A friend and I just put 5300 miles each on our 950's in 13 days. They worked just fine. There were times that i wish i had a goldwing on the long segments on the e-way, but i would have fallen...
Forum: Regional forums 09-03-2006, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
We just finished the trip. 12 days 5280 miles...

We just finished the trip. 12 days 5280 miles through northwest america. I cannot describe in words the experience. I will be through the next few weeks working on a web paage dedicated to the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-15-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,637
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I have the stock 950 windscreen and mirrors, and...

I have the stock 950 windscreen and mirrors, and Arai XD. When I ride on the e-way or anything above 50mph i get the double vision. Above 80 it makes for a long day riding. I really like the...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
The local shop here in Detroit as 1 Super Enduro,...

The local shop here in Detroit as 1 Super Enduro, 2 Super Moto's, and 2 Adventures.
Forum: Regional forums 08-11-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
I am still working out the final details and hope...

I am still working out the final details and hope to have dates and routes posted by the end of the weekend. If we are going to be in your area and you feel like joining us, all are welcome. We are...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-11-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,625
Posted By MonkeyPlunger
Pissed I found the same situation. My buddies "2005"...

I found the same situation. My buddies "2005" which is really a 2004 has the plug wrench, but my 2005.5 does not have it. It does come in handy when you do the valves (using his). I found that...
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