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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By Donsesso
Just left there today. Stayed at Tahoe Beach and...

Just left there today. Stayed at Tahoe Beach and Ski Club. Great place IMO. Check out the website
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
That might be a better lesson.

That might be a better lesson.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
Started near whetstone (off of 82). Heading...

Started near whetstone (off of 82). Heading towards Benson.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
Took pipeline road on Thursday. The first couple...

Took pipeline road on Thursday. The first couple of miles were fine. Got myself in a bad situation after the third gate (about 1 mile past the old rail road). It was getting dark. Had to leave the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,444
Posted By Donsesso
i'll be leaving from sierra vista/ ft huachuca on...

i'll be leaving from sierra vista/ ft huachuca on saturday morning. dont know what my route is so far. but, ill post it up by friday late afternoon. just in case anyone wants to come along.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
sorry guys.. posts like this make me think...

sorry guys..
posts like this make me think about my 6 year old english bulldog. maybe another 4 years left for him, at best. i've been away from home for 2.5 months and i miss him more than the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
i'm game after this weekend. how technical is the...

i'm game after this weekend. how technical is the route? i'm on a 1200gs
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
Is there a place to rent dirt bikes in cochise...

Is there a place to rent dirt bikes in cochise county? I have a buddy that wants to come along for desert daze.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
Awesome! I'll be there. Not sure which routes...

Awesome! I'll be there. Not sure which routes I'll take. But, it'll probably be the 1-3s
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15,390
Views: 1,248,146
Posted By Donsesso
Thanks. I just found that thread. Looks like I'll...

Thanks. I just found that thread. Looks like I'll be headed to desert daze this weekend.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 108,828
Posted By Donsesso
Anyone have any plans for this weekend? I'm...

Anyone have any plans for this weekend?

I'm down in Sierra Vista for another month or so.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15,390
Views: 1,248,146
Posted By Donsesso
Anyone have any plans for this weekend? I'm...

Anyone have any plans for this weekend?

I'm fairly new to the area. I'm staying down in Sierra Vista. But, def willing to travel.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
The GS has electronically suspension. I had it...

The GS has electronically suspension. I had it adjusted for two up. So, the seat height goes up a few inches when riding alone. I sat on the bike and took it off the kickstand. There was about 2...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-19-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,737
Posted By Donsesso
I'll be heading up to Coronado tomorrow morning....

I'll be heading up to Coronado tomorrow morning. Don't have a plan yet. Will figure it out tomorrow. Let me know if anyone is interested
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,967
Posted By Donsesso
Awesome. Ill be in Sierra Vista during this time....

Awesome. Ill be in Sierra Vista during this time. I should be there
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
Thanks for the reply. You're absolutely correct....

Thanks for the reply. You're absolutely correct. I have not thought about this. Started doing some research and came across this. I don't plan on taking him on long trips. Just to and from the vets....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
Have you thought about all the panniers, top...

Have you thought about all the panniers, top boxes, sleeping bags, beer, and whatever else you strap onto your bike "careening down the road"? Or, even your body being thrown off the bike (because...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
Nope. Not kidding. Some might have reservations...

Nope. Not kidding. Some might have reservations about this. But, it's something that happens in most of the countries y'all dream about going to. Happens often here too.

With one trip, my dog is...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
Lol. not the best set up. But, Im still in the...

Lol. not the best set up. But, Im still in the testing stages.

Ill probably add another strap going forward. I took an hour test drive with 70 lb dumbbells. The dog is only 50. The dumbbells moved...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
Added a k-nine companion carrier to the GSW. He...

Added a k-nine companion carrier to the GSW. He did pretty good on a ride through town. Let's see how he does on longer rides.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/30/5yreta6e.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 12-25-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 168,769
Posted By Donsesso
Getting ready for a 4 month trip to AZ. The...

Getting ready for a 4 month trip to AZ. The rolling luggage bag will be added in a couple of days

BMW panniers & top box
Bags Connection Trails QL
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,737
Posted By Donsesso
Subscribed. I'll be out there JAN-MAY....

Subscribed.

I'll be out there JAN-MAY. Bringing the GS and looking for some adventures like this.
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Donsesso
Forgot to mention. 36 gets icy in some places...

Forgot to mention. 36 gets icy in some places (3500+ elevation). Especially this time of year.
Forum: Americas 12-23-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By Donsesso
Greetings, Just did a similar ride a few...

Greetings,

Just did a similar ride a few weeks ago.

I would highly recommend 36 on the way back. I've done both 299 and 36. If you could only do one, I would do 36.

Ave of the Giants is a...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 41,986
Posted By Donsesso
I think I'm sold on the rx100 2. Hopefully Santa...

I think I'm sold on the rx100 2. Hopefully Santa (aka the wife) took a hint when I kept mentioning it.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
As she stands..

Installed the crash bars, radiator guards, and fender extender today.

Also replaced the valve cover that was damaged when she went down.

Farkles thus far:
Alaska Leather Sheepskin Buttpad
SW...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 80,720
Posted By Donsesso
Greetings Dave.. long time lurker and I finally...

Greetings Dave.. long time lurker and I finally got an adventure bike last July (GS LC). Rides and scenes that you posted are the exact reason I decided to leave the sportsbike world. Seems like I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
Thanks everyone. I had heated gloves. But...

Thanks everyone.

I had heated gloves. But let my buddy's wife use them.I sucked it up.I would rather her have a good time and want to do it again.

More pics for the next RR. And I'm starting...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
Stopped at The Q in Fort Bragg (CA not NC). It...

Stopped at The Q in Fort Bragg (CA not NC). It was darn good BBQ food. Very friendly staff. Unfortunately, I laid my bike down in the parking lot. It all happened in very slow motion.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,952
Posted By Donsesso
Redwoods with the Wives

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,367
Posted By Donsesso
No. You don't have to. But, I probably...

No. You don't have to.

But, I probably could've found a better place to mount the ballasts if I removed some panels.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 532,597
Posted By Donsesso
Congrats Greg!!! The best color.. matches the...

Congrats Greg!!! The best color.. matches the wife's hair.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 368,097
Posted By Donsesso
"Installed" a few things today: HID...

"Installed" a few things today:

HID "conversion." makes a HUGE difference for $25. Took me about 45 minutes.

Picked up a sheepskin cover from craigslist for $10. I love these things.

Also...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,367
Posted By Donsesso
Finally got a chance to do the "conversion" on my...

Finally got a chance to do the "conversion" on my GS LC.

I ordered the ones JVB recommended (thanks) from eBay. For 25 bucks, you can't go wrong. I received two sets (enough for lo and hi beam)....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 532,597
Posted By Donsesso
Greetings all, I've been on here for a while....

Greetings all,
I've been on here for a while. Finally decided to post some pics of Valerie (aka 1200GS LC).

Currently live in the SF Bay area if anyone wants to ride. Hit me up on here. I've...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,367
Posted By Donsesso
It looks like its two separate components (2...

It looks like its two separate components (2 bulbs) in the kit. Therefore, I could install just the low beam, if I chose to. Is this correct?

+1 for the 35w version. I've installed the single...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 226,367
Posted By Donsesso
Thanks Jim. I just ordered the ones you bought...

Thanks Jim. I just ordered the ones you bought from eBay.

I was going to buy them from kryptonbulbs.com because I bought a set from them for my diavel. The ebay ones are almost half the price.
...
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