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Forum: Racing 07-26-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 15,275
Posted By lvscrvs
Live now from Sac

http://www.fanschoice.tv/watch-live/ama/flat-track
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By lvscrvs
Take 2 days and ride 1... unless you really enjoy...

Take 2 days and ride 1... unless you really enjoy freeway riding. In addition to the crappy traffic through the Bay Area all the way to Santa Rosa, it's going to be much hotter inland.
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By lvscrvs
I rode 1 to 101 as far north as Gold Beach, OR...

I rode 1 to 101 as far north as Gold Beach, OR about a month ago. I don't know what 1 is like north of Gold Beach. The stretch I did was okay.

I would say a lot depends on the weather and how...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By lvscrvs
Suggestions below...

Suggestions below...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By lvscrvs
+1 As soon as you get to Mill Valley take...

+1

As soon as you get to Mill Valley take the Hwy 1 exit to get off 101 asap (plus, Sir Francis Drake sucks). If you've never done it before, take Panoramic Hwy to the top of Mt Tam for a great...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 43,721
Views: 8,325,505
Posted By lvscrvs
Thanks RD, Very clean and tidy arrangement you...

Thanks RD, Very clean and tidy arrangement you got there... :thumb

I will have to take a closer look at the space under the seat and possibilities for situating connectors like you've done.
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 43,721
Views: 8,325,505
Posted By lvscrvs
Wiring electrical gadgets

Here's a question for Jim Davis of Eastern Beaver (sorry if I'm putting you on the spot Jim.. :wink: ... but I've used your fuse panels before and your products are at the top of my list), or anyone...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By lvscrvs
Hey Bob, I'd be very interested, and so...

Hey Bob,

I'd be very interested, and so would some of the guys I ride with. In fact, 2 of them just did your Wildwood ride (dirt option on dual sports) and they had a great time. As a preface to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By lvscrvs
excellent pics and narration of great scenery and...

excellent pics and narration of great scenery and roads.... more please.... :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 813,320
Posted By lvscrvs
SE Oregon

http://i961.photobucket.com/albums/ae99/heartbeat165/BoiseTripJune2014220_zps40e9d16d.jpg (http://s961.photobucket.com/user/heartbeat165/media/BoiseTripJune2014220_zps40e9d16d.jpg.html)
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43,721
Views: 8,325,505
Posted By lvscrvs
First, Thanks Gryphon for the gearing info. Very...

First, Thanks Gryphon for the gearing info. Very helpful... :clap

Chivvalry, I bought the Acerbis WRF skidplate for my WRR and would not do it again. It was a royal pita getting the bends you need...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43,721
Views: 8,325,505
Posted By lvscrvs
Gearing advise

My WRR came to me geared 14-42. I have been riding mostly on the road, and the lower gears seem pretty short, but the upper gears are all too tall. I can hardly use 6th unless I'm going downhill...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,839
Posted By lvscrvs
Great pics and narration.... love northern...

Great pics and narration.... love northern Nevada.... :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By lvscrvs
+1000.... more please.... :clap

+1000.... more please.... :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43,721
Views: 8,325,505
Posted By lvscrvs
My WR at the Sonoma County Coast

Picked this bike up a little while back. Having a ball with it. Still getting it set up and dialed in. Been learing a lot from you guys. Thanks for all the tips.... :thumb .... Pics are from this...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By lvscrvs
Went up the coast a few weeks ago on my way to...

Went up the coast a few weeks ago on my way to Boise (it was 105 in Redding so the route choice was a no-brainer). Stayed at the Ravenswood Motel in Klamath. Definitely recommended over the chain...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-29-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,653
Posted By lvscrvs
Another great resource is the California Coastal...

Another great resource is the California Coastal Byways book by Tony Huegel. He is here on adv as 'byways'... I have used his Coastal and Sierras books for route and trip planning. Many of the roads...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By lvscrvs
Once you get past Cedarville you are in a...

Once you get past Cedarville you are in a different world. I loved 8A, 140 and Eastern Oregon. I too was solo on 8A and am not a great off-road rider. I aired down my tires through the gravel...
Forum: Vendors 06-24-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By lvscrvs
Very excited to follow your progress. You could...

Very excited to follow your progress. You could make a lot of people very, very happy... :clap

I too would like to see the Route Itinerary in the lower left corner if possible.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By lvscrvs
8A is 70 miles of gravel from just past...

8A is 70 miles of gravel from just past Cedarville to Rt 140. It is freshly graded and you can cruise easily at 35mph most of the way with no worries. The final 15 miles is a bit rougher than the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,653
Posted By lvscrvs
Make sure to ride Bear River Ridge Road out of...

Make sure to ride Bear River Ridge Road out of Rio Dell.... one of my favorites. Great vistas.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 428,422
Posted By lvscrvs
Michael at Michael's Motorsports in Santa Rosa is...

Michael at Michael's Motorsports in Santa Rosa is probably your best bet. He specializes in BMWs...

http://www.yelp.com/biz/michaels-motorsports-santa-rosa
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By lvscrvs
Yes, that is the route I was thinking of doing,...

Yes, that is the route I was thinking of doing, in part because I thought about visiting the Crystal Crane Hot Springs then departing directly south from there. However, I'm not sure my buddy will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By lvscrvs
Thank you Sir! It is possible we'll alter...

Thank you Sir!

It is possible we'll alter our route and I'll be heading south out of Burns via 205 to Denio Junction then across 140. If I do that, it looks like there is gas in Frenchglen and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By lvscrvs
Barely any dirt in Marin, Sonoma or Napa...

Barely any dirt in Marin, Sonoma or Napa counties. You mostly need to go further north. Lots of backroads that are fun and scenic. You might like to ride out to Cazadero and out King Ridge Rd to Tin...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By lvscrvs
Whitehorse Ranch Rd / Twentymile / Surprise Valley Rd help

Need some routing help getting from Boise back to NorCal. Thinking of heading over through Jordan Valley and southwest over to Alturas via these roads.

Whitehorse Ranch Lane between 95 and 205 in...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 853
Posted By lvscrvs
More roads info sought... Whitehorse Ranch...

More roads info sought...

Whitehorse Ranch Lane between 95 and 205 in SE Oregon

and

Twentymile Rd / Surprise Valley Rd going south out of Adel.

I'll be traveling solo through SE Oregon /...
Forum: Beasts 05-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,595
Posted By lvscrvs
Well put. There is a hole in the current...

Well put.

There is a hole in the current lineup that is very frustrating. I had high hopes for the Husqvarna TR650 when it came out. Sadly it has been made an orphan by the corporate chief from...
Forum: Americas 05-26-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By lvscrvs
Paved all the way with some shallow potholes. A...

Paved all the way with some shallow potholes. A few switchback turns at each end, but should be no problemo for you and the missus on the GT if you're comfortable riding goaty roads 2up...
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By lvscrvs
+1 You can ride up Nacimiento Fergusen Rd...

+1

You can ride up Nacimiento Fergusen Rd then head south on the Coast Ridge Rd/Trail - South Coast Ridge Rd and camp off of that. It's dirt all the way south to Los Burros Rd which will take you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 642,991
Posted By lvscrvs
jjustj, Enduro is awesome is.... awesome.......

jjustj,

Enduro is awesome is.... awesome.... :lol3

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,700
Posted By lvscrvs
+1.... exactly..... :rofl SLO to Monterey is...

+1.... exactly..... :rofl

SLO to Monterey is a fairly short distance to do in a day. You might want to make a side trip up into the coastal mountains and back down again on Nacimiento Fergusen Rd...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,700
Posted By lvscrvs
After you cross the GG Bridge it is about 3 miles...

After you cross the GG Bridge it is about 3 miles on 101 until you reach the exit for Hwy 1 North. You definitely want to get off 101 and onto 1 then.

There is a vista point at the north end of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,700
Posted By lvscrvs
58 is a great moto road. Try to ride Hwy 1 north...

58 is a great moto road. Try to ride Hwy 1 north either early morning or late afternoon to avoid traffic.

Hwy 1 north of Monterrey is 2 or 4 lane highway, with a few scenic segments here and...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By lvscrvs
looks like open with maintenance numerous places...

looks like open with maintenance numerous places on 299...

http://www.dot.ca.gov/cgi-bin/roads.cgi
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 59,102
Posted By lvscrvs
loving it.. :clap .... keep it coming.... :lol3

loving it.. :clap .... keep it coming.... :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 891
Posted By lvscrvs
probably find some good info here... ...

probably find some good info here...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=708656&highlight=lost+coast
Forum: Beasts 03-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 754
Views: 118,408
Posted By lvscrvs
Idahosam, You brought back some happy...

Idahosam,

You brought back some happy memories with that pic of the Roadkill
Cafe. Stopped there on my way back from the Grand Canyon a few years back....:clap

I'm curious to know how the...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 28,643
Posted By lvscrvs
Has anyone mounted these on a Wolfman rack?...

Has anyone mounted these on a Wolfman rack? Curious to know how secure the attachment is and how easy they are to R and R.

My Ortliebs (older style that attach with straps, i.e., not Q2) don't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,643
Posted By lvscrvs
We've done the Coast Rd on Tigers no problem. It...

We've done the Coast Rd on Tigers no problem. It is half exposed and half under the trees. Might be a bit slippery in places after a rain, otherwise should be fine.

I don't think your Route 2...
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