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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 03:56 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
That's funny. I sent you a PM about 10 minutes...

That's funny. I sent you a PM about 10 minutes ago.

You should come along. There are a couple exits near the 60 if we feel overwhelmed. This is a Cyberdos exploration ride, so who knows what will...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 03:32 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
Plan the ride to the ruins. I am in for sure....

Plan the ride to the ruins. I am in for sure. There looks like a really cool campsite right on the river about 1.5 miles north of the trailhead at Devil's Chasm.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 03:31 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
I have a nice MSR Whisperlite and a Sawyer water...

I have a nice MSR Whisperlite and a Sawyer water filter. I will bring both.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 03:10 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
I would rather ride as a group. Who would change...

I would rather ride as a group. Who would change my tire if it goes flat?

This is the map that Julio and I talked about earlier:

http://goo.gl/maps/13Pgy

If we leave at 7pm from the junction...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 01:16 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
The pumps have computers, so I would assume they...

The pumps have computers, so I would assume they stay on. The store closes at 10 though. I might bring food just in case.

Stan gets off work around 4, so we will be ready to ride when you are. We...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,432
Posted By fanatic291
I love my Tech 2's. I could walk around all day...

I love my Tech 2's. I could walk around all day in those. They are really comfy on my ankles too.

My bike likes to take dirt naps (once a ride lately).
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:26 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
The Restaurant closes at 9 and the gas station...

The Restaurant closes at 9 and the gas station closes at 10.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 12:25 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
Those are nice boots. I have a pair of Alpine...

Those are nice boots. I have a pair of Alpine Star Tech 2's that I wear when I am street riding, but if I am doing anything off road I put on my MX boots. I bumped my head pipe with my calf when I...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:59 AM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
Tortilla flat closes at 5, so our only hope of...

Tortilla flat closes at 5, so our only hope of eating would be Boston's or bring food with us.

I wouldn't mind eating at the Marina. Google maps says that it will take 2 hrs to get from Queen...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 08:41 AM
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Views: 1,904
Posted By fanatic291
That was no Girlie Blouse ride.

That was no Girlie Blouse ride.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:40 AM
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Posted By fanatic291
I like the idea of riding again at 7 through fish...

I like the idea of riding again at 7 through fish creek. As long as we get to the gas station before 10 then we are good. Dodging the heat will be nice.

I will check with Stan and see what his...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 08:19 AM
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Posted By fanatic291
That is great news. I thought you would be touch...

That is great news. I thought you would be touch and go after your night ride experience.

I am free around 3 on Friday. I think Stan has about the same schedule. You guys can pick a time on...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 09:35 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
We were always doing it in a day trip. I ride...

We were always doing it in a day trip. I ride super slow, so by the time we get to cherry creek we would have to return up Apache Trail in the dark.

I bet I am a little faster now. I just don't...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 03:26 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
I called Boston's (restaurant near Roosevelt lake...

I called Boston's (restaurant near Roosevelt lake Marine) today. The Restaurant will be open until 9:00pm Friday night and gas will be available until 10:00pm.

That means I will get to start the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 05:27 PM
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Views: 4,834
Posted By fanatic291
That video was awesome. Taking it in the dark...

That video was awesome. Taking it in the dark made it look super gnarly.
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
Looks like you have proven your bike in the rain...

Looks like you have proven your bike in the rain too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,904
Posted By fanatic291
Great Ride Report. It makes me happy I went to...

Great Ride Report. It makes me happy I went to bed last night. That ride would have been over my head.

Thanks for the recon.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,834
Posted By fanatic291
Ride safe you guys. It should be a fun adventure.

Ride safe you guys. It should be a fun adventure.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By fanatic291
I am working right now at 1000pm, so I make up...

I am working right now at 1000pm, so I make up for my night life by riding my motorcycle during the week.

I am flexible friday...Even willing to ride in the dark. I just want an early start...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 97,432
Views: 18,485,291
Posted By fanatic291
+1 on the hydro lock. My buddy had issues with...

+1 on the hydro lock. My buddy had issues with his DRZ not starting. He noticed that he had gas in his airbox and in his oil. He did and oil change and changed the o-rings in his carb.

Started...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 33,828
Posted By fanatic291
I might be able to ride some of the sections with...

I might be able to ride some of the sections with you. I have some time off work in the middle of the month.

I live near the Young Highway section. PM me when you start putting your plan together.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 08:59 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
I have wanted to do that hike, but this is not...

I have wanted to do that hike, but this is not the trip for it. I have attempted Cherry Creek twice, but both times we ran out of sunlight.

We are planning on camping somewhere near the junction...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,201
Posted By fanatic291
Subscribed. Good luck on your trip.

Subscribed. Good luck on your trip.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 08:05 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
Bill- Stan and I are planning on riding out...

Bill-

Stan and I are planning on riding out to Cherry Creek road Friday after work and camping out. Then we are going to do the Cherry Creek loop to Young and back down the 288. We will then...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 08:04 PM
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Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
I am 50/50. I will go if someone wants to ride up...

I am 50/50. I will go if someone wants to ride up to the mill for dinner, but I am not too hip on going by myself.

Bill?
Forum: Thumpers 08-20-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 18,485,291
Posted By fanatic291
I think you will like the SHinko 244 on the back....

I think you will like the SHinko 244 on the back. My tire lasted forever and hooked up fine on the AZ trails.

I recently swapped to a D606 to see if the extra traction would outweigh the lower...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2014, 01:08 PM
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Views: 1,101
Posted By fanatic291
Oh my! PAMMY is doing her best Bubba scrub...

Oh my! PAMMY is doing her best Bubba scrub impersonation.

http://nightstalker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Arizona/2014-08-16-Wildcat-Ride/i-tcZP6KJ/0/XL/DSC01664-XL.jpg

Holy smokes! That was a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,834
Posted By fanatic291
DurtKlod just posted that I17 is closed due to...

DurtKlod just posted that I17 is closed due to flooding. Bring your mud tires on Saturday. I think I will sit the big ride out and get a few more day rides under my belt.

Cyberdos was saying that...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 52,198
Posted By fanatic291
KLR ingenuity. Good job JT. My kids and I...

KLR ingenuity. Good job JT.

My kids and I watched your video last night. My 8 year old asked when we could ride that track.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,834
Posted By fanatic291
I am interested, but don't want to hold anyone...

I am interested, but don't want to hold anyone up. Julio can say if I would be okay. I have stock lights on the DR, so I would bring my Night Vision goggles and my "Panic Glasses".
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By fanatic291
http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag138/fanatic2...

http://i1302.photobucket.com/albums/ag138/fanatic291/106227aa-4a62-4800-87b0-50ab0d4b7323_zpse9d87c5d.jpg

I took some friends from Butcher Jones to Sycamore this morning. It got pretty hot out...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 11:54 AM
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Views: 18,485,291
Posted By fanatic291
I put a new D606 on the rear of my bike. What...

I put a new D606 on the rear of my bike. What better place to test it out than the long sand washes in AZ.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 66,780
Posted By fanatic291
Great build. You deserved the first place that...

Great build. You deserved the first place that you scored.

I have been riding my DR650 as a supermoto setup for the past few months. The bike is really happy on the street. Keep the pictures...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
Posted By fanatic291
That was a fun ride. I really like how quiet the...

That was a fun ride. I really like how quiet the desert gets in the middle of the night.

I think your next ride should be at Area 51. I am sure you could get a couple hippies to take your picture...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
Laugh We used good judgement, due to reduced visibility...

We used good judgement, due to reduced visibility and the remote nature of our ride.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
Successful night run to fish creek canyon.

Cyberdos and I had a fun ride up to fish creek canyon. Those ADV LED lights lit up the canyon. My stock light was lacking. Here us a pic from the beginning of the ride.
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 47,561
Posted By fanatic291
Is that Arizona Time? I don't want any confusion...

Is that Arizona Time? I don't want any confusion if we are being sticklers to the fuzzy and everchanging rules of the fototaug.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,260
Views: 47,561
Posted By fanatic291
I that the new tag Jeff? It looks a little too...

I that the new tag Jeff? It looks a little too paved for one of your tags.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
Our last adventure in the rain was freezing. I...

Our last adventure in the rain was freezing. I titled it the hypothermia ride. I was super paranoid, because I had my 80/20 tires on my bike, so I was slipping around everywhere.

I have a new D606...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-13-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 228,901
Posted By fanatic291
I am in.

I am in.
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