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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10,738
Views: 853,520
Posted By Kmike
Relocating to Satellite Beach

Howdy folks :D

I am considering a job near Satellite Beach. What riding options are there nearby? I've seen some things about the compound. Does anybody know if it's still open?

We have plated...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Thanks for the link Stu, that's just what I was...

Thanks for the link Stu, that's just what I was looking for. I use the Benchmark atlases, which I really like, but having the OHV trail map is really helpful. Now we just need more rain to put an end...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Is there a map for these trails?

Is there a map for these trails?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Great! Anyone know of any other singletrack...

Great!

Anyone know of any other singletrack in that area? I've been riding the stuff near Boca and Prosser Reservoirs for years, but I'm looking for something on the west side of the summit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
We got on up high, presumably the summit? There...

We got on up high, presumably the summit? There is a road that goes south from the Foresthill-Soda Springs Rd just west of the N. Fork American river bridge. We took that south up to the top of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-19-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Tevis Trail

Hi all,

We were exploring some of the forest roads around the forest hill-soda springs road a couple of months back and ended up on a sweet and sometimes gnarly singletrack. On the way out I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Need a place to park small Toyhauler

Hi all,

I have been lurking on this thread for a while now. Maybe I'll get out and ride with some of you one of these days.

Currently I am looking for a place to park my small box...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,538
Posted By Kmike
Love the afterburner look.

Love the afterburner look.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,650
Posted By Kmike
Hey, just wondering if anyone knows if Fernley is...

Hey, just wondering if anyone knows if Fernley is still snow free?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By Kmike
Hey Crawdaddy, looks like a great trip! Glad to...

Hey Crawdaddy, looks like a great trip! Glad to see that you're out enjoying that great part of the country.:lurk
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Kmike
Thanks for the info. It's not an official...

Thanks for the info. It's not an official endurocross race that I'm thinking of doing. It is called enduroX and is more of a
local thing although the track is just about as tough according to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Kmike
Is there an endurocross track anywhere in the Reno-Tahoe area?

I'm thinking of doing the endurox event at Prairie City in September. This would be my first endurocross race, well my first race on a dirt bike actually, so obviously I'd like to practice. Does...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Kmike
I'd have to agree with the others who voted for...

I'd have to agree with the others who voted for 50. Unless you are able to leave your body somehow and go somewhere else while riding, then maybe 80 would be alright for you. 50 is by far a better...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Kmike
We did a trip similar to this a couple of years...

We did a trip similar to this a couple of years ago. Here's a link to the ride report, it outlines the route using the benchmark Nevada map. Sorry, no tracks....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-23-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kmike
If we do get a good winter storm we may have to...

If we do get a good winter storm we may have to ride up through the central valley and hitch a ride over I-80. Let's hope that doesn't happen.
So yeah, we're kinda taking our chances. But the socal...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-22-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kmike
Alright good. That's what I figured. As long as...

Alright good. That's what I figured. As long as the "tippy toeing" doesn't turn into "slogging and falling".
We'll see if this weather pattern stays around for long enough to get back into Reno at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-21-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Kmike
Anyone know if Lucky Boy Pass is passable?

Does anyone know if Lucky Boy Pass is snowed in yet?
We'll be leaving Reno in a few days heading south to warmer weather and would be great to cut over to Hawthorne for some gas.

Thanks
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,601
Posted By Kmike
We're planning to ride east from Reno to Great...

We're planning to ride east from Reno to Great Basin Nat'l Park in a couple of weeks. I'm wondering the same thing: how much snow is left on the mountains across Nevada?

Here is the current snow...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,575
Posted By Kmike
Wow, great ride and report. You guys managed to...

Wow, great ride and report. You guys managed to link up a bunch of great terrain and scenery. Good job :clap I'm PMing you for those tracks as I'll be riding through some of that area next month and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 1,152,692
Posted By Kmike
What is the procedure for cleaning the fork seals...

What is the procedure for cleaning the fork seals and for changing the fork oil?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-28-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 131,310
Posted By Kmike
Does anyone have an update on the North Pass from...

Does anyone have an update on the North Pass from this past weekend?
Thx
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Maybe soon. We are currently planning this...

Maybe soon. We are currently planning this summer's ride. We'll probably be heading out from Reno in mid-May. Depending on the weather we may try for the Grand Canyon again or if its too warm we'll...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Hey Rick. Good to meet you too! Sounds like it...

Hey Rick. Good to meet you too! Sounds like it was a good ride. Does your X have initiation scratches and scuffs? :cry
We just got back from a week of great riding down in Fish Lake Valley. We'll...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 1,152,692
Posted By Kmike
Apparently it's never too early to check your...

Apparently it's never too early to check your valves...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 1,152,692
Posted By Kmike
I had the same experience. The bike would stall...

I had the same experience. The bike would stall when it was cold or even cool. On mine the intakes were tight (negative clearance). The bike hasn't stalled since the valve adjustment. That was at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Potato ware is biodegradable and replaces plastic...

Potato ware is biodegradable and replaces plastic ware. It's great for traveling because it doesn't scratch Teflon, it's light, it lasts for a long time and is flexible so it doesn't snap like...
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,282
Posted By Kmike
Looks great Chris. Exciting stuff!!

Looks great Chris. Exciting stuff!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Okay, the tool list: 2 tire irons Tube...

Okay, the tool list:

2 tire irons
Tube patch kit
Small bicycle air pump
Multi-tool w/ Allen wrenches up to 6mm, flat head and Phillips screwdrivers
8 and 10mm Allen wrenches
Lug nut wrench...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Thanks Zigy! :clap We'll keep that in mind as we...

Thanks Zigy! :clap We'll keep that in mind as we head ride through CO. :ricky:ricky Can't wait!
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Alexa is working on putting our packing list...

Alexa is working on putting our packing list together. I'll try to make a list of our tool kit this weekend.
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
The thought had crossed our minds. The downside...

The thought had crossed our minds. The downside is that you have to pack them up every morning, so it's hard decision. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
I agree. It's one of my favorite photos from the...

I agree. It's one of my favorite photos from the trip. It was the perfect end to a great trip. It sort of seems like the trip just keeps going into the picture... :norton
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Thanks for all the nice comments! It was the best...

Thanks for all the nice comments! It was the best time we've ever had. I'm glad you enjoyed coming along!

We will be posting a RR for this upcoming summer's trip. We plan on cutting east across...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Perhaps somewhere along the California Trail......

Perhaps somewhere along the California Trail... :wink:

Just kidding. I think we saw another one on this trip too, but I can't remember where either. It would be cool to do a trip following one of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
[QUOTE=Buell78753;15032106]Wow, excellent ride...

[QUOTE=Buell78753;15032106]Wow, excellent ride and report! I love the VW bus too, I have a 78 Westy campmobile that I hope to outfit with a dual sport on the back! The 250 sounds like a perfect...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
I take it you've run into a storm or two in that...

I take it you've run into a storm or two in that area? It did make for great conditions though.

Alexa zones out behind me in a blissful dusty haze then goes to look for flowers while I try to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
It's amazing all the things you find in the...

It's amazing all the things you find in the desert! Unfortunately we don't have tracks because our GPS was free and its a ... well its a free GPS. About the only thing it was useful for was telling...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
We left in mid June. Vegas area was the only...

We left in mid June. Vegas area was the only place that was too hot.
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
Glad you guys are enjoying our ride report. We'll...

Glad you guys are enjoying our ride report. We'll post more when we get back from riding... :ricky :ricky
Kevin
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,592
Posted By Kmike
My wife is lazy... :rofl Plus we're slow... ...

My wife is lazy... :rofl Plus we're slow...

Kevin
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