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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By nrvale0
Solo Saturday in NorCal

Got my 24k at Marin Speed Shop and it was running so well I went for a 5 hour ride along the coast. :)
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By nrvale0
Thanks for the info, Bob. Gotta get my GPS...

Thanks for the info, Bob.

Gotta get my GPS situation sorted and I'm looking forward to doing the ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By nrvale0
Here's the site for Ironman DS w/ some...

Here's the site for Ironman DS w/ some information about the ride:

http://www.ironmandualsport.com/Riders_Club.php

The guy that puts these things on, Bob(?), started organizing these rides...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By nrvale0
Looking for B riders for Mt Shasta Ironman Dual Sport ride on July 13th and 14th

Hi,

Looking for other 'B' riders for the above dual sport ride. I'll be driving up on the evening of Fri July 12th from San Francisco. Currently have space for one other dirt bike in the van...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By nrvale0
Looking for B riders for the Mercantile Rally this weekend

Hi, everyone.

I'm going to be heading up to Butte Meadows from SF on 5/31 for the Ironman Dual Sport Mercantile Rally on 6/1. I've signed up for the B route which is midway between the...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,367
Posted By nrvale0
I just shot a tiny bit of silicon on each side...

I just shot a tiny bit of silicon on each side hinge (minimal change) and a bit more in the small contact point of plastic-on-leather just above the heel. That shot to the heel shut them up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 518,563
Posted By nrvale0
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=229846...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22984605&posted=1#post22984605

http://nrvale0.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoCal-Supermoto/i-9PcJpHs/0/O/CYMERA_20131120_104134.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 820,814
Posted By nrvale0
On the way to Salton Sea

http://nrvale0.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycle-Touring/2011-Favorites/i-DWsN3Dg/0/O/10150441130779492.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-13-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 255,057
Posted By nrvale0
Yosemite Valley

http://nrvale0.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoCal-Supermoto/i-9PcJpHs/0/O/CYMERA_20131120_104134.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-31-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By nrvale0
I'm considering a long loop from NorCal to SoCal...

I'm considering a long loop from NorCal to SoCal Nov 11th through 22nd. :)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By nrvale0
Weather cancels. In this case: heat. Bailing on...

Weather cancels. In this case: heat. Bailing on this one for now.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By nrvale0
San Francisco -> Phoenix via Yose & Death Valley

Hey, everyone. I actually posted this in another group too. Sorry, not a regular "inmate" so I'm just getting the lay of the land around here.

Not so much of a group ride as a ride I'm doing and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By nrvale0
San Francisco -> Phoenix via Yose & Death Valley

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Forum: Equipment 07-21-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By nrvale0
The Wolfmans(Wolfmen?) are def nice and an easy...

The Wolfmans(Wolfmen?) are def nice and an easy install but they won't work at all with a Kriega Overland setup as I just found out the hard way. Just a bit of data for others checking out this...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,572
Posted By nrvale0
Bonerov, Are you the EMT-in-training who...

Bonerov,

Are you the EMT-in-training who was onsite with Daniel at the accident? If so, glad you popped into the thread. In the rush to get it all straightened out I don't believe anyone ever got...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,572
Posted By nrvale0
Yup, it was him. For those who know him and want...

Yup, it was him. For those who know him and want to get in touch, I can share his email. Just PM me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,572
Posted By nrvale0
The guy who broke his leg is named Cody. He's...

The guy who broke his leg is named Cody. He's gonna be alright but his leg is pretty f-ed up. I'm buddies with him and was about 3 miles ahead on the trail when it happened. We got word last night...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By nrvale0
Anyone need pit for Baja500?

Hi,

I live up in San Francisco, CA but I'm thinking of making a road trip down to Ensenada for the Baja 500. I have this idea in my head that I want to do the 1000 in a couple of years so I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-30-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By nrvale0
Thanks for the contacts, everyone! If we can make...

Thanks for the contacts, everyone! If we can make the trip happen I'll post on this thread to let you know how it went. :)
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By nrvale0
Anyone know of any alternatives to Powerlet cables?

Can anyone offer an alternative to the Powerlet power cables?

I have a Tiger 800 XC with the BMW-style power connector (I forget the spec name) and I think I've burned through nearly a half dozen...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By nrvale0
Would like recs on offroad tour groups operating in Baja

Hey, folks.

I'm aware of a handful of offroad tour groups running around Baja. If you've toured with any that you would recommend I would really appreciate a PM. I have a group of 5-10 guys of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-24-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By nrvale0
I didn't know he was working for SCORE. Gonna try...

I didn't know he was working for SCORE. Gonna try to give them another poke next week.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By nrvale0
That's an excellent reason! ;) They do have...

That's an excellent reason! ;)

They do have some rides shown on the website around this time. Maybe those were canceled due to Dakar.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By nrvale0
Anyone know what's up with Baja Bound Adventures these days?

I've been trying to get a hold of them about putting together a long Baja ride for a group out of San Francisco, CA but I've not gotten any callbacks on my voicemails nor replies to emails. They are...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By nrvale0
Correct. In this case, both front and rear have a...

Correct. In this case, both front and rear have a G spec.

Thx for the help, everyone.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By nrvale0
Hey, Tom. Y, that's about all the...

Hey, Tom.

Y, that's about all the information that I was able to dig up. It doesn't get into the -e, -f, etc designations.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By nrvale0
Battlewing 502 502-e 502-g etc etc etc

Hey, everyone.

I'm at 11k miles and ready for some new tires on my '12 Tiger XC. I'm getting another set of wheels on which to mount the aggro dirties and I'm going to mount the stock...
Forum: Beasts 06-06-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By nrvale0
Got to take a listen from streetside tonight at...

Got to take a listen from streetside tonight at our moto wrenching. Happy to say that while the new can sounds super aggressive from the saddle from streetside its not at all loud or annoying. Good...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By nrvale0
pics:...

pics: https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/101842025640899176195/albums/5749157307591355057
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By nrvale0
That video really doesn't do it justice. I did...

That video really doesn't do it justice. I did some runs down the street with the OEM can and afterwards with the MIVV and had a buddy capture it. Had high hopes as that worked well when we were test...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By nrvale0
Tiger 800 XC and MIVV Suono FC

Just some info for anyone considering the MIVV Suono FC on the Tiger 800 XC.

Good:
- Much lighter than the stock exhaust. I didn't have a scale but...8-10lbs?

- High RPM tone of the Suono...
Forum: Racing 05-21-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By nrvale0
Availabe to volunteer for pit/whatever for Baja 500

Hey, folks.

Sorry if there is a better forum for this but I'm not an ADVrider regular and this looked like the most appropriate forum.

I'm riding down to Ensenada from San Francisco arriving...
Forum: Beasts 03-02-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2,549
Views: 583,566
Posted By nrvale0
My Tiger

Purchased at Second Wind BMW in New Hampshire w/ 3 miles. 5k miles later arrive home in San Francisco. :)
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By nrvale0
Jeep Grand Cherokee. As near as I can tell, the...

Jeep Grand Cherokee. As near as I can tell, the driver was a white male in the neighborhood of 45-55. It's hard to know for sure though as I was only able to see him through the back window of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By nrvale0
I've gotten some really solid advice from LEO on...

I've gotten some really solid advice from LEO on the Bay Area Riders Forum and some advice on another forum about how to handle the insurance. Turns out that I probably have enough information to get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By nrvale0
Advice: SUV hit and run on my brand spankin' new Triumph Tiger 800 XC in San Francisc

Hey, everyone.


I was at Capp and 18th in San Francisco, CA this morning around noon and got rear-ended by an SUV on my brand spankin' new Triumph Tiger 800 XC. I had slowed down to maybe...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By nrvale0
Three batteries, a voltage regulator, too much...

Three batteries, a voltage regulator, too much time on the side of the road in foreign countries, and barrels of contact cleaner in the last three months would suggest otherwise. This is only one in...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By nrvale0
Ok, quick status update... Let's just start...

Ok, quick status update...

Let's just start with the fact that the guys at Emporio del Motociclo in Firenze are completely kick ass.

After I hoofed it down to the service center, Gianluca and...
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By nrvale0
Hey, everyone. Thanks so much for all of the...

Hey, everyone. Thanks so much for all of the help! Especially the long-timers who have posted on similar issues in the past. I dug through a lot of old posts before I bothered to create my own...
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,168
Posted By nrvale0
Stranded with a V-Strom with no starter

Well, crap. My electrical issues persist and I'm now stranded in Firenza, Italy (I guess that part could be worse. ;))...

Loaded up my '05 Wee this morning to head to Amalfi, ignition on, lights...
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