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Forum: Alaska 04-14-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Shippie
Thanks AKDUc and Alcan Rider for the info. We'll...

Thanks AKDUc and Alcan Rider for the info. We'll be finalizing routes over the next two weeks. We've got milepost and the information from you guys is a great help. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
Extra Fuel

I'm going to Prudoe Bay in August. I just bought a 5.8 Gal. Acerbid tank, but I want to carry about 2 gallons of extra fuel on my 07 XR650L. I'd like to NOT just strap a 2 gallon tank to the rear...
Forum: Alaska 04-13-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Shippie
Most direct route to Prudoe Bay

I've been wading through the Alaska regional forums for some time planning a trip to the artic circle in August. Several months ago, I remember coming across a great post from one of the Alaska...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 67,504
Posted By Shippie
Thanks for the pictures and report. I'd love to...

Thanks for the pictures and report. I'd love to be able to take an adventure like that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2008, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Shippie
My radar detector has saved me many times, BUT, I...

My radar detector has saved me many times, BUT, I got popped (75 in a 55) with my radar detector. I never had any time to react. The CHP was decent about it---only wrote me up for 65. When he brought...
Forum: Thumpers 10-05-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
Kubiak: That's the best looking XR I've ever...

Kubiak:
That's the best looking XR I've ever seen! Great Job!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By Shippie
Outlooklinn: You are correct. Kevin Bixel as...

Outlooklinn:
You are correct. Kevin Bixel as well. All very good people. We'll have to chat once I get the clinic to a point where I don't have to be there all the time.
Paul
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By Shippie
lookoutlinn: I work in the ER at Sutter Tracy. ...

lookoutlinn:
I work in the ER at Sutter Tracy. 3 months ago, I also opened an Urgent Care Clinic in Turlock---Express Lane Urgent Care. I worked in the ER at Emanuel from 2000-2007. That ER's just...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-03-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By Shippie
I know what you mean about making excuses to...

I know what you mean about making excuses to ride. I got my last bike (08' Multistada 1100S) about 3 months ago. It just rolled over 6K on the way to work today! So many great places to go! I haven't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,032
Posted By Shippie
Lookoutlinn: Looks like you had a great ride....

Lookoutlinn:
Looks like you had a great ride. Have you done highway 4 over the pass into NV? It's beatiful. Single lane in some places and very twisty, but amazing. Lots of great riding up here.
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
I had it in Baja last year (Camping for the...

I had it in Baja last year (Camping for the 1000). I guess I could have gotten some bad gas or somthing that gummed up the carb. But, It never sat for more than 2 months without at least getting...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
That's kinda what I thought too...

That's kinda what I thought too...
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
2007 XR650L Running terribly?

I hope you guys can help me out. I have 1500 miles on my XR650. I changed the oil at 500 miles, but I haven't had it in for service yet. I'm trying to get it in in the next week or so. I hadn't...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,932
Posted By Shippie
Thanks for all your input. It's always a huge...

Thanks for all your input. It's always a huge help to hear other folks experiences and advice.
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,932
Posted By Shippie
So, I got it and I like it--A lot. It's a change...

So, I got it and I like it--A lot. It's a change from the XR650L I'm used to, but I like it. I'm running down to Berkely tomorrow to work a few hours in a clinic. It should be an interesting 250...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,932
Posted By Shippie
Thanks. I logged on and subscribed to...

Thanks. I logged on and subscribed to Multistrada.net.
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,932
Posted By Shippie
Multistrada 1100 S

I'm hoping yall can help me out. I'm going tomorrow to test drive a 2008 Ducati Multistrada 1100S and odds are, I'll buy it. I've researched the net and can't find anything of real substanance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,717
Posted By Shippie
I know I'm riding my XR650L more often especially...

I know I'm riding my XR650L more often especially for short trips to town. I'm even starting to consider riding it to work, but it's 120miles round trip. Anyone else ride extended commutes on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,584
Posted By Shippie
Great pictures!

Great pictures!
Forum: Racing 02-24-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Shippie
It would be great if we could all help each other...

It would be great if we could all help each other out---sort of an ADV effort. We'll be amateur class. We're really running the race just for the experience to see if we can come in under the time...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Shippie
Thanks, I'll see if I can look them up on the net...

Thanks, I'll see if I can look them up on the net for more info.
Forum: Racing 02-24-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By Shippie
BITD: Vegas to Reno Race

I'm planning on entering the BITD Vegas to Reno race this August. Is anyone aware of any commercial pit services that service this race. I've contacted BITD and they tell me Honda has services...
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2008, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,575
Posted By Shippie
Ims

My 2 cents: I have the IMS on my 07'. Works fine. Looks good and wasn't that bad to install and it's clear so it's easy to see fuel level. I've got about 140 mile range off road. However, I think...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Shippie
Pebble Beach Tomorrow?

It's late notice but, I just inherited 2 tickets to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am tomorrow. I'm can't use them. Any of you Bay Area types want them? They're free. You just have to pick them up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,890
Posted By Shippie
Mr Sleazy: My brother, Dad and a friend did...

Mr Sleazy:
My brother, Dad and a friend did a similar trip last year. Essentially the Vegas to Reno race course. I can't stress enough the importance of a good GPS. Its pretty amazing how remote...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,431
Posted By Shippie
You have several options as I see it. Depending...

You have several options as I see it. Depending on how much or little you want to spend. You'll need to add a "Flex" additive to the paint if you're using automotive "body" paints. or Kylon makes...
Forum: Alaska 12-28-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,364
Posted By Shippie
Ok, I feel like a total wus now. I've been...

Ok, I feel like a total wus now. I've been complaining about how cold it's been in my neck of the woods. But, after reading this and seeing your temps. It looks likes it's a COMFORTABLE 35 degrees...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
So true!

So true!
Forum: Latin America 12-28-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By Shippie
Be careful with false ID cards/ etc. I'm not in...

Be careful with false ID cards/ etc. I'm not in law enforcement, but I would imagine that there's "issues" associated with carring false ID cards or even possessing something, that could potentially...
Forum: Thumpers 12-28-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
Quote: <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=4...

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-22-2007, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,075
Posted By Shippie
Have you browsed through the Tent space list? I...

Have you browsed through the Tent space list? I didn't see anything in Santa Rosa proper, but I'm not that familiar with the surrounding cities in that neck of the woods?
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 77,501
Views: 8,409,022
Posted By Shippie
I have an IMS--I'm pretty sure it's IMS, on my...

I have an IMS--I'm pretty sure it's IMS, on my XR650L and it has only one fuel cock which gives me pretty much the same problem with excess fuel on the lower left side of my tank.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-21-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,465
Posted By Shippie
I've got a Lowrance 540c. I love it. Mounted...

I've got a Lowrance 540c. I love it. Mounted above the triple clamp with u bolts and nylocs. Rode the race course (not racing, just having fun) from Vegas to Reno, fairly harse conditions. It was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,398
Posted By Shippie
Sorry Moto, I guess I should have read alittle...

Sorry Moto, I guess I should have read alittle further. I concur completely with your diagnoses and plan.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,398
Posted By Shippie
Sounds like you have "Trigger Finger". It's a...

Sounds like you have "Trigger Finger". It's a type of stenosing tenosynovitis. You should be able to "google" it. It's basicly a narrowing of the tendon sheath in your finger due to an imflamatory...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Shippie
Looks like there's lots of options and plenty of...

Looks like there's lots of options and plenty of trails in this area. Rockntroll has given us a good start on what looks like it would be a great trip once the snow/roads clears. It doesn't look...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Shippie
Thanks Rockntroll. Been looking through the info...

Thanks Rockntroll. Been looking through the info you forwarded over. There is definitely alot of open county up there and tons of fire/forrestry service roads. It'll take some research, but I bet...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Shippie
Yea, that area's beautiful. I spent a week up...

Yea, that area's beautiful. I spent a week up there at Pit River Lodge. I'll take a look at Google Earth for possible routes. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,337
Posted By Shippie
CA to NV Offroad

For me, the best thing about Baja is being able to actually go somewhere on a dirtbike. Actually, leave point "A" ride all day, get a motel, a hot shower, hot meal and continue on the next day to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,647
Posted By Shippie
Airborne Andy Status

Hey Trey:
Just wanted to say THANKS! for having us tag along with you in Baja. We all had a great time! Jim--That's the best I've ever eaten camping.
Did anyone ever see or hear anymore...
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