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Forum: Racing 03-10-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 39,666
Posted By Nom de Guerre
I just started up on the new season of the show I...

I just started up on the new season of the show I shoot, and as I suspected, I am completely slammed schedule wise. I wish I could attend, but it's not in the cards for me this time.

I'll be...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 332,674
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Sweet tutorial, Laramie! I no longer have my 640...

Sweet tutorial, Laramie! I no longer have my 640 Adventure, but it's always educational reading these types of threads. I used to go by LC4 Pilot, and you may remember me with that handle.

The...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 39,666
Posted By Nom de Guerre
I'm not going to be living the Dakar dream in...

I'm not going to be living the Dakar dream in this lifetime, but I would definitely be interested in the fun/support type of participation. The toughest part for me would be scheduling. I'd have to...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 63,351
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Great project and thread! I'm subscribed, and...

Great project and thread! I'm subscribed, and looking forward to reading about your mods and trips. South America sounds like a fun trip! I'm really looking forward to seeing what you guys do to...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,279,208
Posted By Nom de Guerre
That was a great phone interview with Ned. That...

That was a great phone interview with Ned. That is really generous of Ned to give time to call in when he has a ton of other things to get done, not the least of which is get some rest!

Thanks...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-26-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 32,571
Posted By Nom de Guerre
A. 2012 Triumph Tiger 800 XC B. 2012 KTM 990...

A. 2012 Triumph Tiger 800 XC
B. 2012 KTM 990 Adventure R
C. 2007 KTM EXC 450 or 525 (used)

My plan is to have one of either A or B (if I can ever make up my mind), and C (if I can find one...
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,171
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Hey Meat, well I'm leaning towards either a 690E...

Hey Meat, well I'm leaning towards either a 690E or maybe an F800GS.

Might be some other considerations, but we'll see...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4,369
Views: 1,466,832
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Nice shot! That's my favorite spot in all of...

Nice shot!

That's my favorite spot in all of Baja that I've been to. How did you feel about security South of the Border on that trip? I've been curious about what the last couple of years has...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6,334
Views: 1,173,171
Posted By Nom de Guerre
I miss my 640. It's like I've been asleep for...

I miss my 640. It's like I've been asleep for the last two years while I've been without a bike. I'm starting to wake up again. Don't know what I might be riding next though. Good to see you are...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Hiya meat! Don't get too excited, I'm about to...

Hiya meat! Don't get too excited, I'm about to crawl back into my hide. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
No worries, good luck :thumb BTW, your...

No worries, good luck :thumb

BTW, your avatar pic/animation isn't animating properly. I like that one though.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Oh yeah, I did open up the air box via the...

Oh yeah, I did open up the air box via the hardparts route, but you can definitely do it for less. I didn't do that immediately after coring the pipe though. That came a few months later.
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Creeper is a very knowledgeable and nice AdvRider...

Creeper is a very knowledgeable and nice AdvRider inmate who knows more than most ever will about the motorcycles and especially motorcycle engines.

Here is a link to his member profile page.
...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Yes, it was. It really woke the bike up, and...

Yes, it was. It really woke the bike up, and acceleration felt more snappy (in a good way). It also got quite a bit louder, but you won't notice it so much yourself while riding, just other folks...
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 72,956
Posted By Nom de Guerre
From my experience, yes, you will want to re-jet,...

From my experience, yes, you will want to re-jet, and change the needle height, but both are very easy mods.

If Creeper is lurking, he can tell you more specifically what you will probably need. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2009, 11:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 34,473
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Sean, I'm glad you found the article helpful. I...

Sean, I'm glad you found the article helpful. I just put a light coating of motor oil on the shaft, mainly to help the shaft seat in the rubber seal properly. It's a tight fit, so it's easy to...
Forum: Face plant 01-10-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,378
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Okay, caught up on the thread, and I remember...

Okay, caught up on the thread, and I remember that road well. TwoDot and I were on it a couple of years back. It was filled with rocks and probably the most treacherous piece of terrain we dealt...
Forum: Face plant 01-10-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,378
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Errin, I just heard the news today. Sorry to...

Errin, I just heard the news today. Sorry to hear the news. I went over to Zen Slug's to watch the Dakar coverage, and that's where I heard about it. I hope your convalescence is rapid, and I look...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,182
Posted By Nom de Guerre
The passing of a friend and his wife

I've been quite busy this last year with work, and I haven't been able to ride as often as I used to, nor have I been able to log onto AdvRider as often as I once did. I wish that the reason for my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,024,182
Posted By Nom de Guerre
I did the same thing to my '02. I replaced the...

I did the same thing to my '02. I replaced the stock orange front fender and rear plastics with black ones from KTM. Various KTM on-line dealers should have the parts easily available, or they can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Merry Christma, MB! Hope to see you again in...

Merry Christma, MB!

Hope to see you again in 2008 before long. I think the last time I shared a drink with you was at Warped 2 years ago. Maybe again this coming year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-24-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Of course! All are welcome.

Of course! All are welcome.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
I was training this afternoon with two of my...

I was training this afternoon with two of my Bahala Na bros after I got done at the shooting range! We were working on a bunch of techniques and drills out by Griffith Park (Los Feliz Blvd. area).
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2007, 10:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
BTW, Eatpasta, that toffee you made is...

BTW, Eatpasta, that toffee you made is ridiculously good. I forgot to thank you for it. My wife begged me to hide it from her, and I wish I had someone to hide it from me. It's straight up amazing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
That's a pretty cool looking project! Well, I...

That's a pretty cool looking project! Well, I hope to meet Jim somewhere along the line, I'm sure we know a lot of the same people.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
It's been a while since I have, but I have an...

It's been a while since I have, but I have an camera operator buddy who owns a couple of them. Don't know Jim pesonally.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-20-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Then explain to me (and HBO) why I shoot...

Then explain to me (and HBO) why I shoot Entourage on 35mm? It ain't all video Johnny boy. Not quite yet at least.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Good seeing you all! Here are some crappy pics...

Good seeing you all! Here are some crappy pics from last night. Sorry about the quality, but it's from an iPhone in a dark bar.

http://ktmpilot.smugmug.com/photos/234161647-L.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Ahem... that's video and FILM wanks, buster.

Ahem... that's video and FILM wanks, buster.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
imgonnasnap, I'll try to get there a little...

imgonnasnap,

I'll try to get there a little early if possible... maybe 6:30 so as not to keep you waiting too long.

I'l be wearing a black t-shirt from the first WARPED trip in '05. I don't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2007, 03:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Sure. What color would you prefer your Ducati to...

Sure. What color would you prefer your Ducati to come in?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Rain or shine. I will probably cage it too.

Rain or shine. I will probably cage it too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-18-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,073
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Hey man, I just saw this. If you have...

Hey man,

I just saw this. If you have another 1/2 lb left over, and you are able to make it to Lucky Baldwin's tonight, would you bring me a little toffee? No sweat if I missed th boat on this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Aw man.... oh well, I meant to send out some...

Aw man.... oh well, I meant to send out some PM's, but didn't get around to it... sorry mang. Mom's in town, so I've had my hands full hosting her as a guest.

Why not bring her, and then see a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Sounds good. I haven't been there yet, but it...

Sounds good. I haven't been there yet, but it sounds like a good joint. Off the beaten path a little bit too.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Alright... there's a thread I just posted on a...

Alright... there's a thread I just posted on a TARD gathering @ Lucky Baldwin's Pasadena for this Tuesday, Dec. 18th...

I hope that's not too short notice for folks.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,884
Posted By Nom de Guerre
TARD Gathering in Pasadena

It's been a while, but this is another call to one and all "Thirsty Adventure Riding Dogs" in the Los Angeles area. Don't worry, if you're wondering if you are a TARD, I assure you that you are......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Why not? I'll ride my PX200. :D I'll post...

Why not? I'll ride my PX200. :D

I'll post something tomorrow about it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-15-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Now yer talkin! Truth be told, I just slinked in...

Now yer talkin! Truth be told, I just slinked in the door from there a few minutes ago. Ended a ride there, but alas, it was on the Vespa... probably with a bunch of guys you used to know Errin. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,547
Posted By Nom de Guerre
Alright I'll start a thread in the next day or...

Alright I'll start a thread in the next day or so, and PM you and everyone I can think of who might want to come.

It'll be good to see you, and any other of the Thirsty Adventure Riding Dogs who...
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