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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Definitely not until next year.

Definitely not until next year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-27-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
So where is the ride tomorrow?

So where is the ride tomorrow?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By fletch123
Like the previous poster said. You need to be...

Like the previous poster said. You need to be more specific on what you are looking for. Are you saying you want to get rid of your 1200 and get a dirt bike with a plate? Or do you want a lighter...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-23-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By fletch123
Called about the R. 5000 miles. Price includes...

Called about the R. 5000 miles. Price includes prep and freight, but not tax.
Seems a little steep to me, but then again there are not to many R models left anywhere. A question I have also about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,566
Posted By fletch123
Hey Joe, good for you for setting this up. Is it...

Hey Joe, good for you for setting this up. Is it possible to add donation payment options such as PayPal. I went to the donations site to donate and it only showed cc as a form of payment. I would...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-12-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,973
Posted By fletch123
I'm up for it. I would say a good location would...

I'm up for it. I would say a good location would be somewhere between North and South, say like Truckee CA.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
You would have gone to Downieville to get gas. No...

You would have gone to Downieville to get gas. No gas in Sierra City
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-30-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
Back in town, just checked the weather. It is not...

Back in town, just checked the weather. It is not looking good for WST ride. Calling for snow up in them there hills.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 153,262
Posted By fletch123
Don't know about the 990, but I did the 1190 test...

Don't know about the 990, but I did the 1190 test ride and my 950 now feels very inadequate on the street. I also test rode the 1290 SD was even more addicted to the power, but not the riding...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
Cameras were not allowed. Just way to much...

Cameras were not allowed. Just way to much incriminating shit going on that could ruin ones future political career. Lets just say everyone had a really good time and no one was severely burned or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
I got a question regarding performance and...

I got a question regarding performance and exhaust. I got the bike with an Akrapovic two into one, but it was originally Akras two into two. The previous owner put on the side gas tank then got two...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-08-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
Are saying you got more popping at higher...

Are saying you got more popping at higher elevations.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
Yeah I took the bike out for a spin this...

Yeah I took the bike out for a spin this afternoon and tried a power wheelie, not even close. Figured well the bike is not quite tuned right. Stop by a friends and mention it and he said the same...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
Thanks for the insight, I need to take a look...

Thanks for the insight, I need to take a look things
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
[QUOTE=Sumi;25232554]In 1st or 2nd gear, both the...

[QUOTE=Sumi;25232554]In 1st or 2nd gear, both the ADV and SE should do it easily, but it's not as easy as whacking the throttle open and keeping it wide open unfortunatelly. You have to open it fast,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,350
Posted By fletch123
Curious about this power wheelie thing. Are guys...

Curious about this power wheelie thing. Are guys saying the 950 will just straight lift the wheel buy twisting the throttle on flat pavement. And I meaning like straight up and loop the bike if not...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 09-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 108,839
Posted By fletch123
That's what I'm talking about. I read thru these...

That's what I'm talking about. I read thru these post about guys wanting this mythical mid weight adventure bike and say wait a minute that sounds an awful lot like a 950 se. Yes it could be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By fletch123
Be for warned. If you go just thinking it would...

Be for warned. If you go just thinking it would be fun to take an 1190 or the 1290 for spin you will have drank from the orange punch bowl and will not be able to let it go. I was perfectly happy...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,251
Posted By fletch123
Doesn't look like he'll be making bail.

Doesn't look like he'll be making bail.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,345
Posted By fletch123
Have you check out the smoke situation? I can...

Have you check out the smoke situation? I can tell you it is really bad here in Truckee at the moment. Not sure about Reno. It changes moment by moment. You may want to alter your routes to avoid it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By fletch123
Since you move the discussion to official thread...

Since you move the discussion to official thread I will share my experience with the rear Tractionator. I did a six day trip of about 800 miles. Half slab half dirt. The tire was toast at the end. I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,995
Posted By fletch123
Don't mean to hijack, but in case you haven't run...

Don't mean to hijack, but in case you haven't run those Tractionators before be prepared to need a new one by the time you get to Taos. Depending on how much slab you ride.
To the op, it sounds...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-14-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,995
Posted By fletch123
I owned both, 04 Adventure and 07 SE. I got the...

I owned both, 04 Adventure and 07 SE. I got the Adventure first and then an SE became available locally so I grabbed it. My first thoughts of the SE were not good because it was a bit more shaky on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
Anyone want to do LAB2V this year. It has been on...

Anyone want to do LAB2V this year. It has been on my to do list for years. I believe that now is the time to plan for this as far as getting a hotel.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By fletch123
When you RR 200 guys get to Sierraville I will be...

When you RR 200 guys get to Sierraville I will be right across the street helping Dwight from Smithneck farms making smoked pulled pork sandwiches for you guys, but if you want a latte or an espresso...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By fletch123
No gas in Denio and and I think Fields close at 3...

No gas in Denio and and I think Fields close at 3 pm for gas, no self serve.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-03-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By fletch123
Want to add that if you went the Summit lake...

Want to add that if you went the Summit lake route. It would be worth going up and over the peaks at Summit Lake instead of around the lake and down Soldier Meadows rd. It will take you thru an...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By fletch123
Here is my .02. Stay north and pick up the TAT...

Here is my .02. Stay north and pick up the TAT thru McDermitt and on over to Denio get gas in Fields and treat yourself to a burger and a shake. Then thru Summit lake down to Soldier Meadows and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
You can pick up the WST from the Tevis from there...

You can pick up the WST from the Tevis from there you can go down Last Chance, but I am not sure the deal on crossing the river. I believe the bridge burned last year. If you can get across then you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
What's so funny these guys have a very suspicious...

What's so funny these guys have a very suspicious grin on there faces. It must be that talking cooler.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,803
Posted By fletch123
Thanks for posting this. Some friends and I...

Thanks for posting this. Some friends and I bumped into Dave Woods up in Downieville a few weeks back and he shared this story with us. He mentioned that there was a link to donate on Thumper Talk...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,364
Posted By fletch123
Brent, if you decide to ride I may join you. That...

Brent, if you decide to ride I may join you. That is a pretty good stretch from here to there though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By fletch123
Sorry to say, but I have to agree. One of my...

Sorry to say, but I have to agree. One of my employees drove my truck broadsike into a truck unloading a bin blocking both lanes. No warning cones or anything to let on coming traffic know. I thought...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 97,872
Posted By fletch123
Ok cancelled until next weekend. Sharpie has to...

Ok cancelled until next weekend. Sharpie has to work on the house and I should work on the bike so it is ready for a four day camping ride on 8/15 to 8/18 which is open invite to anyone interested. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Good interview Juan, I would have liked to meet...

Good interview Juan, I would have liked to meet Skipii in person and was planning on it until I blew up the YZ on the county rd and had to be picked up in Downieville. Never ignore the death rattle. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Thumb Hey, you might not be great at tight st, but you...

Hey, you might not be great at tight st, but you are no doubt a master at the long haul. I hear tell you rode 36 hrs straight to make it on a DRZ no less. Quite a feat in my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Well Catfish, I hope your happy, see what you...

Well Catfish, I hope your happy, see what you have started.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Oh Shit, called upon by the masters of the big...

Oh Shit, called upon by the masters of the big bikes themselves, the couple with the epic ride reports and vids that compelled me to get a 950 and consequently motivated Sharpie to get one, and who...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
I think for the most part the camping is covered,...

I think for the most part the camping is covered, but there is one more spot in the area. I camped there in my motorhome once when everything else was full. It is just down the road from Catfish's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,671
Posted By fletch123
Are you still riding the TAT. That some serious...

Are you still riding the TAT. That some serious miles you need to put in to make by next week. If you do make it to Reno stop at RMS (Reno Moto Sports) for tires their prices are fair and they will...
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