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Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,302
Posted By motowest
great report... I guess I should continue to...

great report...

I guess I should continue to carry my little hand/bicycle pump as a back-up to my compact air-compressor. Your "lack of air" situation for the tire should not happen to me. :D
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 29,469
Posted By motowest
Another idea for better visibility is to wear a...

Another idea for better visibility is to wear a reflective vest which can be easily removed prior to your stealth camping activities around dusk. It's usually the other people who are distracted with...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,058
Posted By motowest
Excellent report so far. I have the exact same...

Excellent report so far. I have the exact same bike, so this will give me an example of riding the bike for extended distances. Thanks for the feedback on the equipment too.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By motowest
Moore & Sons in Santa Cruz - Tom is still a top...

Moore & Sons in Santa Cruz - Tom is still a top KTM guy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By motowest
Cool! Looks like a great event!

Cool! Looks like a great event!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By motowest
Sounds like Sherwood Road. There has been a fair...

Sounds like Sherwood Road. There has been a fair amount of rain, so expect mud-holes here and there. Also expect occasional trees across road during winter months too. I haven't been there recently,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16,279
Views: 913,714
Posted By motowest
I thought this thread was about the WR250R? :lol3

I thought this thread was about the WR250R? :lol3
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By motowest
Motorcycle Superstore Coupon March 19, 2015

In case anyone can use it, here is a coupon code for Motorcycle Superstore giving 20% off select brands (Yuasa, Nelson Rigg, AFX, Gaerne, and Moto Stance) only.

Code: PB-LUCKYYOU2015

Expires...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
keep it coming! :D

keep it coming! :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
Good to hear you were able to find a way to get...

Good to hear you were able to find a way to get the bike fixed with the help of so many people! The adventure continues...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By motowest
yes, thanks for the write-up. Pics do help the...

yes, thanks for the write-up. Pics do help the rest of us visualize the ride better. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,399
Posted By motowest
Yep, I found a list of dual-sport bikes and their...

Yep, I found a list of dual-sport bikes and their weights and the KTM appears to be lighter than the WR, as expected. I will keep looking for a good used KTM that is plated.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11,925
Views: 1,865,972
Posted By motowest
You could try a motorcycle wrecking yard for a...

You could try a motorcycle wrecking yard for a used one which would need rebuilding most likely.

Or, you could check with a discount new parts supplier like Yamaha Sports Plaza which offers 30%...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By motowest
Looks like it was a fun adventure!

Looks like it was a fun adventure!
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,399
Posted By motowest
browneye- thanks for the suggestions. I would...

browneye- thanks for the suggestions. I would like to find a bike that is light-weight still with a bit more power than her xt225. Street-legal would make it the best choice - I have been thinking...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,399
Posted By motowest
Any more 250 xcf-w stories? :ear I have been...

Any more 250 xcf-w stories? :ear

I have been thinking about getting one of these bikes for my g/f. She currently rides a Yamaha xt225 and we need to upgrade her bike. This model appears to have...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
Good stuff Lyndon - keep it coming! :D

Good stuff Lyndon - keep it coming! :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
Thanks for sharing your experiences - the Rally...

Thanks for sharing your experiences - the Rally video/commentary was great! Looking forward to the next episode :D
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,315
Posted By motowest
so far so good - keep it coming! :D

so far so good - keep it coming! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,439
Posted By motowest
great job with the video!

great job with the video!
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 37,210
Posted By motowest
Great report! How did I miss this one? :D

Great report! How did I miss this one? :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,337
Posted By motowest
great report - thanks for sharing!

great report - thanks for sharing!
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
Lyndon, I think a lot of us enjoy the whole...

Lyndon,
I think a lot of us enjoy the whole story. It is great to hear about the problems encountered, the gear, the bike, routing decisions, foreign foods, and of course the people you meet and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 33,905
Posted By motowest
Great report - thanks for sharing your adventure!

Great report - thanks for sharing your adventure!
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,165
Posted By motowest
Looking good so far!

Looking good so far!
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 105,585
Posted By motowest
Memorable experiences - ride of a lifetime!

Memorable experiences - ride of a lifetime!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By motowest
Yep, one of my favorite areas to ride. Thanks for...

Yep, one of my favorite areas to ride. Thanks for taking us along!
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 44,288
Posted By motowest
It sounds like you have had enough problems - you...

It sounds like you have had enough problems - you deserve a smooth trip. What a wonderful report! Thanks for sharing your ongoing adventures!
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 28,269
Posted By motowest
Great report, thanks for sharing!

Great report, thanks for sharing!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,235
Posted By motowest
Fun ride! Looking forward to riding the area...

Fun ride! Looking forward to riding the area again!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 86,726
Posted By motowest
...and? :evil

...and? :evil
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By motowest
try posting in Regional Forum

try posting in Regional Forum
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 110,917
Posted By motowest
Keep it coming (don't listen to the peanut...

Keep it coming (don't listen to the peanut gallery)
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By motowest
Looks like a fun adventure - may many more follow!

Looks like a fun adventure - may many more follow!
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,241
Posted By motowest
Lots of KTMs! I missed this rally, but did enjoy...

Lots of KTMs! I missed this rally, but did enjoy the Mammoth Rally a few years ago. So far, so good... :D
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By motowest
Maybe someone will post up a ride report? :evil

Maybe someone will post up a ride report? :evil
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,235
Posted By motowest
Usually the ride promoter has a laptop at sign-in...

Usually the ride promoter has a laptop at sign-in and can upload the tracks to your GPS (garmin is most popular, so ask if you have a different unit). You might want to email now to get the tracks...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,241
Posted By motowest
so far, so good! :thumb

so far, so good! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 26,359
Posted By motowest
As already mentioned, hope you get better! I...

As already mentioned, hope you get better!

I have enjoyed all of your reports! Thanks for taking the time to share and inspire many of us!
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 43,081
Posted By motowest
Great report - the sky pic through the handlebars...

Great report - the sky pic through the handlebars is good! Feel bad for the fella in that video who went off the trail! :eek1
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