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Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
Great report Ben, thanks for sharing the...

Great report Ben, thanks for sharing the logistics on your return trip.

Once you do the TID (or most of it) you will have a great broad overview of the entire state and you can easily tailor your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
King Fire Aftermath video

Here's that video I shot while exploring the King Fire devastate area.
30 mins. long for our local cable channel NCTV.
2009 KTM 690R -Ground footage
1946 Luscombe 8A- air footage


<IFRAME...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-01-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 152,611
Posted By visualizerent
I'd like to see her in action...on the trials...

I'd like to see her in action...on the trials bike of course!

You TW200 guys are havin' too much fun, I recently picked up a DR200 wife bike, having too much fun ripping around town, creating new...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,741
Posted By visualizerent
Now THAT is simply street smart on a long trip,...

Now THAT is simply street smart on a long trip, never thought of that, just plan on bummin' a ride when everything goes south (so to speak).

"flexibility is the key to indecision"

Juan
Nevada...
Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,866
Posted By visualizerent
I just picked up this 06 200 for $2700, only 25...

I just picked up this 06 200 for $2700, only 25 miles on it. Cleaned carb an having a blast breaking her in now.

https://flic.kr/p/pE9B5v

Juan
Nevada City, Ca.
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,866
Posted By visualizerent
i like that Equador ride on the 200's, thanks for...

i like that Equador ride on the 200's, thanks for posting the link!
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19,826
Views: 2,298,514
Posted By visualizerent
Oil Change Vid

Just finished another exciting oil change/service video...this one on the 2009 690R, enjoy!

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yjpLqDLdgFI" frameBorder=0 width=560...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
Man, you boys really flogged them poor KTM's on...

Man, you boys really flogged them poor KTM's on the TID, lotsa broken shit!

Here's a vid I shot of the last singletrack on the TID (of which Ben has no pics)-The fabulous Independence Creek...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
wow, a chainsaw shop had your wheel bearings!...

wow, a chainsaw shop had your wheel bearings! resourceful...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Sobering Reminder...

Had a nice weekend exploring the Sierra National forest near Yosemite on an organized DS ride put on by Dave's Adventure Cycles (https://www.facebook.com/davesadventurecycles)
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
DOH! That's right! RED Frog (green frog...all...

DOH! That's right! RED Frog (green frog...all frogs are green, there's only one Red Frog in Colfax). With the famous cape View.

here's an easy,scenic 63 mile Washington Big Bike loop from Nevada...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,665
Posted By visualizerent
And Galloway out of Downieville is the next route...

And Galloway out of Downieville is the next route south across the North Fork Yuba. This will loop you back up to Henness Pass rd. Nice wx for November, eh?

You want more singletrack? Your right...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
Here's a short vid on everything you need to know...

Here's a short vid on everything you need to know about Shoup, Idaho Population 1-Dan.
He takes care of ALL your TID needs and is a highlight of the tour.
Great guy and a very unique place.

Juan...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
"Got Water?!"

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3954/15559743400_006f0cd012_c.jpg
The road to Hell Hole resv is closed, as is 11 Pines going through the burned area to Wentworth Springs.
So is the road over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
King Fire Devastated Area

Flew over the King Fire yesterday in the bugsmasher, you just can't get your arms around the level of devastation even from up in the air. 100 square miles, 20+ miles of Rubicon canyon laid to waste....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Anyone ridden thru the King Fire burn area yet?...

Anyone ridden thru the King Fire burn area yet? any pics?

Thinkin' about checking it out on the 690...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3946/15544391780_90d4e96376_z.jpg
HUBUG, CA

Finally got...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19,826
Views: 2,298,514
Posted By visualizerent
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5607/15544044057_d0...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5607/15544044057_d0f903dabc_c.jpg
NORTH BLOOMFIELD, CA.

I finally got the suspension dialed in on this 2009 690 by local suspension guru Perry Paton (Grass Valley...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
Here's that short video clip where I first...

Here's that short video clip where I first encountered Ben and Matt on Day 1 wheelying one handed up what I thought was a steep section....JB

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Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,021
Posted By visualizerent
Here's the 'award' winning video that accompanies...

Here's the 'award' winning video that accompanies Ben's Trip report of Day 3 of the Tour of Idaho.
Ben and Matt are young, fit, and really wanting to ride! And they did it! The entire TID in...
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 61,067
Posted By visualizerent
Fuzeblock mount failure

Crap!

The FZ-1 'Fuzeblock' vibrated out of its mount while riding the White Rim trail in Utah.
Looks like it took the wiring out with it. It also slowly killed the ship's battery in the process....
Forum: Thumpers 11-04-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,283,866
Posted By visualizerent
2006 DR200 27 miles CL find

Saw this on CL and added it to the fleet. Fun for the whole family!
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7583/15710281755_d3c4486cf1.jpg

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3938/15506203268_e035e99fb4.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,328
Views: 152,611
Posted By visualizerent
Jerry King on a 350?!?! Holy shit batman! NOTHING...

Jerry King on a 350?!?! Holy shit batman! NOTHING will stop him now...!

This'll be fun, can't wait. Juan
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,063
Views: 461,727
Posted By visualizerent
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3846/15312617106_2b...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3846/15312617106_2b2350f168_z.jpg
NETHKER CREEK TRAIL NEAR BURGDORF HOT SPRINGS IDAHO

Just checked valves again today-Still in spec since new! 250 hours, 6250 miles...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,609
Posted By visualizerent
Great adventure guys! Oh to be young again....You...

Great adventure guys! Oh to be young again....You dudes put a lotta hard work into this adventure. As you can see from this report exploring the vast Idaho back country trail network is not an easy...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 77,235
Posted By visualizerent
Great trip and report Deanman! I would like...

Great trip and report Deanman!

I would like to give Deanwife a special round of applause for her supporting role from all of us. Just outstanding job figuring out the technology, keeping us...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
oh no, not another pilot...... JUan

oh no, not another pilot......

JUan
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Shoot, working this weekend. All dry in the...

Shoot, working this weekend.

All dry in the Sierras, some puddles remain.

Post pics.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-01-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Thats it! High speed damping is like a big CRASH...

Thats it! High speed damping is like a big CRASH every time something sudden happens...and washboard, sheeeit, everything comes unglued...Slow (fork speed) damping seems fine.

So what was the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-30-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Thanks! yea, except fer that suspension...is...

Thanks!

yea, except fer that suspension...is so damn stiff even after fussing with the clickers. Bounces in the rocks pretty bad. Stu, did you do anything to yours?

I'm gonna give Perry Paton a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-28-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Well so much for 0945hrs, rained till 3pm. So...

Well so much for 0945hrs, rained till 3pm. So took a quick 60mile evening loop around 430pm on the 690.

Geeezus is the stock suspension stiff, even after diddling the clickers...

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-27-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
tell me more about yer s.t. plans...what machine?...

tell me more about yer s.t. plans...what machine? JB
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
Auburn Tomorrow

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3857/15334768972_649f497168_c.jpg

Gearheads! wanna see some great WWII aircraft up close, and flying too?
P-51's Seafury's, TBM, DC-4, T-6's, BT-13's and more...
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
A Milkshake!-u got thru that OK? It's known for...

A Milkshake!-u got thru that OK? It's known for it's sudden smackdowns...

If anyone's around Sunday, I gotta shake down this new to me '09 KTM 690 with more bling than a Snoop Dog concert.
3800...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,609
Posted By visualizerent
<a...

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/40372713@N02/15335291902/" title="IMAG5414 by visualizerent, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2944/15335291902_fb62e5e4df.jpg" width="500"...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,609
Posted By visualizerent
And at the end of the trail was this guy: ...

And at the end of the trail was this guy:
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z8/brokowsj/ORBCTIDMTDR/bearpeteCAguy2_zps85a6cdb9.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
anyone riding big bikes on Sunday this weekend?...

anyone riding big bikes on Sunday this weekend? Somwhere north of the king fire......
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,387
Posted By visualizerent
http://scribe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Man-Ball-in-...

http://scribe.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Man-Ball-in-Coloutahrado-2014/i-5mxH5H6/0/L/bridal%20veil%20falls-e-L.jpg
"And a killer view of a nice little shack perched up on the mountain over Bridal Veil...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,781
Posted By visualizerent
Just got back from riding most of the Tour of...

Just got back from riding most of the Tour of Idaho T1(skipped the desert, and the Fish Butte trail).
Now that I got a feel for the lay of the land, I'm going back next year for a giant adv bike...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-14-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By visualizerent
This is a way cool,fun,casual event each month....

This is a way cool,fun,casual event each month. Lots of rare,exotic and unusual rides.

See if this video link works...jb
Throwbacks Thursday, Paco's Tacos Grass Valley, C:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,634
Views: 117,843
Posted By visualizerent
i'm going to join Troop on the 350 excf. i'll be...

i'm going to join Troop on the 350 excf. i'll be returning from the Reno Air Races on the 350 and looking for some more riding after part 2 of the tour of Idaho....we'll meet enroute.

jb
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