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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,260
Posted By mtnhead
+1 for the Scorpion Trails. I just put these on...

+1 for the Scorpion Trails. I just put these on my V-Strom and through 600 miles I'm really happy with them.

Tire history:
Stock (7800 miles)
Metzeler Tourance (13000 miles rear, 21000 miles...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,629
Posted By mtnhead
I replaced my stock chain and rear sprocket at...

I replaced my stock chain and rear sprocket at 21,000 miles.

New chain = D.I.D. Premium X-Ring VM Gold
http://www.didchain.com/xring1.htm

New Sprocket = Supersprox Stealth...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 20,727
Posted By mtnhead
:lurk Looks like you're having fun. I love...

:lurk

Looks like you're having fun. I love Julian, the Wild Animal Park, San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park.
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,541
Posted By mtnhead
The Best Ride Ever

Thanks for sharing. I cannot believe how many Best Day Evers you had. Simply awesome.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 655,719
Posted By mtnhead
I might be out there that day on unrelated...

I might be out there that day on unrelated business. Might be up for a meet & greet if we can get it worked out. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-30-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9,555
Views: 3,833,838
Posted By mtnhead
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j263/ttrumbo/Col...

http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j263/ttrumbo/Colorado%20Ride%20July%202009/P7170040.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Aye, all on-road. The major group was OCMoto.com...

Aye, all on-road. The major group was OCMoto.com riders, typically sportbike stuff. But it was all good and we all had fun.

I don't think I'm nutz enough to ride Anza-Borrego dirt in the summer. I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Oh, we were hot. That's why no one is looking at...

Oh, we were hot. That's why no one is looking at the camera (trying to hide our red faces!!) Seriously, the Camel Backs were what saved us. Otherwise it would be near impossible to make this trip....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
That's the way we came home. We took 78 to the...

That's the way we came home. We took 78 to the Sea, then S22 (Montezuma Valley Rd) on the way back.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Yup. There's apparently quite a few Tilapia in...

Yup. There's apparently quite a few Tilapia in there. And some other kinds I don't remember the name of.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Even More Pictures (and something fishy...)

Not much for shade out there by the Sea. The gubmit has it closed anyway.

Our parking spot:
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j263/ttrumbo/Salton%20Sea/Salton2.jpg

Look ma, a boat launch (or...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Here's the photos...

Ecclectic group of bikes on this ride:

Aprillia Shiver
Ducati Monster 696
Suzuki GSXR 750
BMW F800ST
Suzuki V-Strom DL650

Gas stop at Mobil - Hwy 76 and I-15....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
We did it, and lived

We did the ride. We lived. Sorry to rain on some of you FF's parade.

473 miles round trip. About 12.5 hours.

It was hot. No tires were harmed in the making of this epic ride. We met some cool...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,490
Posted By mtnhead
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,415
Posted By mtnhead
Eh? Crazy man, crazy...

Holy crap...it's probably going to be like 120 degreees out there. Are you nutz?
:eek2
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,203
Posted By mtnhead
Another nice Colorado RR with great pictures. You...

Another nice Colorado RR with great pictures. You guys are making me jealous. :becca

When I lived in Co Spgs, I used to 4-wheel on Rampart Range Road. Good times.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,189
Posted By mtnhead
Awesome report and pictures. Glad your Nikon...

Awesome report and pictures. Glad your Nikon survived the fall. I grew up in Colorado and miss the mountain vistas, the thousands of trails, the ability to head out and not see another person for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By mtnhead
Great photos. Looks very scenic up there.

Great photos. Looks very scenic up there.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-22-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 787
Posted By mtnhead
You can use this service to check the status of...

You can use this service to check the status of any site on the web:
http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com. Just replace the google.com (in light gray) with the web address you want to check, then...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By mtnhead
Looks like pricing for the Spot2 will be about...

Looks like pricing for the Spot2 will be about the same as the original: From REI: http://www.rei.com/product/784892. It's not in stock yet.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,105,579
Posted By mtnhead
Schwing!!! :tb

Schwing!!!
:tb
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,105,579
Posted By mtnhead
Great report, Luke

:lurk
Been reading from the beginning and I say you are having the adventure of a lifetime. Good luck to you and can't wait to read more of your trip.

Money coming today via PayPal.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,068
Posted By mtnhead
Fall in Colorado can't be beat. I sure miss...

Fall in Colorado can't be beat. I sure miss living there. Thanks for the post and pics.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,443
Posted By mtnhead
What a great trip. The views on that ride are...

What a great trip. The views on that ride are spectacular as you witnessed. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Americas 03-02-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By mtnhead
Question CA to OR - Iron Butt Ride

:deal Me and a buddy are planning our first Iron Butt trip, possibly in April 2008. Our current plans have us riding north on I-5 from Santa Ana, CA through Portland. Me on a Suzuki Wee-Strom; him on...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By mtnhead
Merry Christmas back at you! :wings Thanks...

Merry Christmas back at you! :wings

Thanks for the great pics!
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By mtnhead
That's a beauty of a bike. I'm jealous. Great...

That's a beauty of a bike. I'm jealous. Great pics.
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2007, 04:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,690
Posted By mtnhead
:lurk Looks like a great trip. Can't wait...

:lurk

Looks like a great trip. Can't wait for the next update.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-25-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,824
Posted By mtnhead
My Zumo 550 came with a motorcycle mount and a...

My Zumo 550 came with a motorcycle mount and a car mount. The car mount lets you hear directions, phone calls and mp3 files through the integrated speaker. Therefore, no need to purchase the FM...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-25-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,730
Posted By mtnhead
Try www.getfeetwet.com. They have refurbished GPS...

Try www.getfeetwet.com. They have refurbished GPS units but I haven't seen a 550 on there. I did see a 450 about 6 weeks ago.
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 94,552
Posted By mtnhead
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2007, 01:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,705
Posted By mtnhead
:lurk Looks like it's going to be fun...

:lurk

Looks like it's going to be fun...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,173
Posted By mtnhead
:lurk Great report and pics.

:lurk

Great report and pics.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By mtnhead
Another set of great pictures & a great report....

Another set of great pictures & a great report. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,056
Posted By mtnhead
Thanks robustus0007. Yes I am visiting for...

Thanks robustus0007. Yes I am visiting for leather goods. I work for a motorcycle show here in the USA. I know Lahore, that's where my sales person is based out of.

Glad to hear there are some...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,056
Posted By mtnhead
Thanks for the ride report and pictures...they...

Thanks for the ride report and pictures...they were great. What a neat find and place to explore. :nod

I am planning a trip to Pakistan for my job, probably in April or June of 2008. Will be...
Forum: Vendors 11-22-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,561
Views: 881,263
Posted By mtnhead
Patches arrived yesterday. I can't believe how...

Patches arrived yesterday. I can't believe how fast your stuff gets to California. Thanks again.
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,813
Posted By mtnhead
Thumb :raabia It's like heaven. Honestly, how many...

:raabia It's like heaven. Honestly, how many times did you ride up and down this road?

Great report!
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2007, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,162
Posted By mtnhead
Flyinggreek84, Thanks for the offer. Looks...

Flyinggreek84,

Thanks for the offer. Looks like there's several of us who like to ride this road. Once Turkey Day has passed, we should try to pick a day to go.
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,162
Posted By mtnhead
Yep, I'd do that ride but in the afternoon so the...

Yep, I'd do that ride but in the afternoon so the sun is behind. Since I was up there in the morning, I went the other way.
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