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Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By motocrazy
That's funny, I strongly prefer the KTM. Who...

That's funny, I strongly prefer the KTM. Who woulda thunk it! :evil

Both bikes have strengths and weaknesses. The BMW will turn on a dime but the KTM feels like a more planted bike particularly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 35,194
Posted By motocrazy
I'm stuck at work Friday & Saturday, so...

I'm stuck at work Friday & Saturday, so unfortunately we're out. :cry

Those of you not stuck at work, have a great ride and return safe.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
Big of you to apologize :super

Big of you to apologize :super
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
Definitely out of line.

Definitely out of line.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
Get those legs cranking! MTB is the way to...

Get those legs cranking! MTB is the way to go.......
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
Don't have the endurance to ride both days. ...

Don't have the endurance to ride both days.

The wash Saturday am last year seemed to go on forever and after riding 12 hours the day before...........I was toast!

No, I think I have to girl out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
Thinking about riding Saturday only this year. I...

Thinking about riding Saturday only this year. I was bummed that we missed Red Rock Canyon last year. So RRC is at the top of my to ride list this year.

Thankfully I still have a few months to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9,590
Views: 702,878
Posted By motocrazy
That may work for me, I need a dirt ride this w/e...

That may work for me, I need a dirt ride this w/e & Sat am fits into my schedule.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-09-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,592
Posted By motocrazy
Looks like a good ride, sad to have missed it.

Looks like a good ride, sad to have missed it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-07-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 35,194
Posted By motocrazy
Rich's ride was a hoot last year!! Since then...

Rich's ride was a hoot last year!! Since then I've been working on my single track riding, can't wait to see what the difficult intermediate looks like.....:evil

My last training session went...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,683
Posted By motocrazy
Depends on what type of dual-sporting you intend...

Depends on what type of dual-sporting you intend to do.

I'm on my second DS bike and find as my riding has evolved, I really want a more dirt worthy bike that just allows me to use a paved road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By motocrazy
Stand in most cases. I envision putting my...

Stand in most cases. I envision putting my inseam over the gas cap, that helps to ensure that I'm far enough forward for most steep climbs.

Sitting helps occassionally when I need a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,779
Posted By motocrazy
Be careful with this assumption. It's not the...

Be careful with this assumption. It's not the boon that a lot of people think and there are many situations where these type of write offs (miscellaneous itemized deductions) really don't offer much...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 35,194
Posted By motocrazy
Hey Rich, we'd love to ride with you again. Last...

Hey Rich, we'd love to ride with you again. Last year was a hoot!

May even be in for the harder ride Fri. We plan to leave early Fri am, so hopefully will be there in time for an afternoon...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 806
Views: 35,194
Posted By motocrazy
We're In!

Looks good for our schedule, so Dave & I are in! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
MTB is the way to go!! Fantastic workout and...

MTB is the way to go!! Fantastic workout and great cross-training for single-track riding!

Took a mtb ride yesterday and found a great downhill with dropoffs, step-downs, gravely/rocky sections...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 35,194
Posted By motocrazy
Yeah, I'd been hoping to see another trip this...

Yeah, I'd been hoping to see another trip this year. Had a blast last year!! Gotta check the calendar, but hopefully we're in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,400
Posted By motocrazy
My ribs hurt just thinking about that sand...

My ribs hurt just thinking about that sand wash......................:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,779
Posted By motocrazy
Good luck, hope you make it. I taught the BRC...

Good luck, hope you make it. I taught the BRC for about two years. I gave it up though; not enough money to make it worth sacrificing my weekends but mostly my conscience got the better of me. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,504
Posted By motocrazy
Hydraulic disc brakes are the way to go for mtb. ...

Hydraulic disc brakes are the way to go for mtb. I also prefer the sintered brake pads to the organic ones.

And front brake on the right hand is definitely my preference. I own four 2-wheelers...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,865
Posted By motocrazy
Great video!! Thanks for sharing. I'll...

Great video!! Thanks for sharing.

I'll look you up on facebook...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30,744
Views: 2,798,890
Posted By motocrazy
Yes, I have a red R12GS. I will look you up...

Yes, I have a red R12GS.

I will look you up when I have some $$s available to spend on the KTM.

Now back to our regularly scheduled program (before Joel accuses me of a hijack.....)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30,744
Views: 2,798,890
Posted By motocrazy
Nice! That's race pace. I'm slow, my best time...

Nice! That's race pace. I'm slow, my best time on the GS was 2:24. Oh well I had fun and not bad for a middle-aged gal on an adv bike twice her size..... :rofl

Will say hello next time. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 30,744
Views: 2,798,890
Posted By motocrazy
I saw your truck at Buttonwillow on Monday. ...

I saw your truck at Buttonwillow on Monday. Meant to introduce myself and say hello as I only met you briefly at the Kennedy Meadows outing last year. Did you track your bike on Monday?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-07-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By motocrazy
Excellent vids, great riding!

Excellent vids, great riding!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-25-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9,590
Views: 702,878
Posted By motocrazy
Didn't try the X on Sunday. But might next trip,...

Didn't try the X on Sunday. But might next trip, it's tall for me so I have to stop next to a rock or berm or do a side mount everytime. I didn't want to tip over his new bike on the first trip...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 36,180
Posted By motocrazy
Nice pics!! Looks like you guys had a blast. ...

Nice pics!! Looks like you guys had a blast. :clap

I'm envious that you were able to do some forest riding. When I took his course, it was all desert riding.

Hmm, will have to keep an eye...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9,590
Views: 702,878
Posted By motocrazy
Bummer, sorry we missed you. The morning didn't...

Bummer, sorry we missed you. The morning didn't go as planned, unfortunately. Next time drop me a line & we'll be sure to be there on time.

BTW, looks like you had a blast at JL's class!!
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-23-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9,590
Views: 702,878
Posted By motocrazy
We finally made it to the Maple Springs Gate...

We finally made it to the Maple Springs Gate around 10:30 and headed up to Four Corners. From Four Corners we turned toward Beeks Place. No rain while we were on the trails but it was a bit windy. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9,590
Views: 702,878
Posted By motocrazy
Just added a new bike to the stable. So we'll be...

Just added a new bike to the stable. So we'll be headed to the peak tomorrow AM weather permitting to break her in. Should be at the Maple Springs Gate by 8:30am. Glad to see that the gate is...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,030
Posted By motocrazy
Go Mom!!

Very cool!!

I've always wanted to test ride this (3) wheeler. Hope you're loving it!

As for moms, you're the coolest!
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,093
Posted By motocrazy
Very nice pics! Looks like a great trip.

Very nice pics! Looks like a great trip.
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
Thanks for the video. I thought for sure I was...

Thanks for the video. I thought for sure I was gonna need a snorkel for the mud pit!
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 49,675
Posted By motocrazy
Great Riding!

Nice writeup!! It was a hoot to watch you ride so well in the Trophy Challenge. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
Not sure if he made it. I know that there were a...

Not sure if he made it. I know that there were a few submerged bikes.

One guy had to turn his bike over to get all the water out!
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,767
Posted By motocrazy
Great pics TJ!! :thumb

Great pics TJ!! :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
Thanks TJ! I hadn't noticed that he was running...

Thanks TJ! I hadn't noticed that he was running bald street tires.

Hopefully we'll meet at another RH event. I'm keeping my eye out for an intermediate-advanced course at RH to sign up for..... ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
I purchased a cd from 4theriders, the...

I purchased a cd from 4theriders, the professional photographers at the event. Their photography made even me look good!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
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<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/aMRL9hEwiFw&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true"...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By motocrazy
GS Trophy Challenge

A few pics & video from the final day's event:

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_7qrXpr4Myps/S99BhUjo5QI/AAAAAAAAKg4/ew-piIrcWV4/s800/IMG_3622.JPG
The log & bridge was my favorite element to watch!

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