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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,167
Posted By StuInFH
Spot Connect one-way only SMS

If others in your party are wise enough :-) to also get the DeLorme InReach SE, you can text messages/locations back and forth if you become separated and don't have a cell signal. At ~$10 per month...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,719
Posted By StuInFH
Glad you had a good ride. Another year and I'll...

Glad you had a good ride. Another year and I'll be asking YOU to get up early on a weekday and ride. :-)
I also found my way out of an unintended side trip to Forest City, but I took Hell's Half...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 131,154
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, we missed you Tony. And Joe. Hopefully next...

Yeah, we missed you Tony. And Joe. Hopefully next time.

Great ride everyone, thanks! Good group of guys and the lakes are special for sure. I saw there is lots of stuff to explore up there and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 131,154
Posted By StuInFH
I don't think that. I know you are like the rest...

I don't think that. I know you are like the rest of us, kept busy enough with self-inflicted injuries. :-)

If you end up having to take your DR, I'll take my 690, and then HopZinger will be on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 131,154
Posted By StuInFH
In. But I'm not the guy you met on Bob's ride...

In. But I'm not the guy you met on Bob's ride that tried to talk you into getting a 530 that you subsequently got an owie on riding at Georgetown though. ;-)

Please clarify though. I also have a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 131,154
Posted By StuInFH
I'd like to go. My knowledge is even less than...

I'd like to go. My knowledge is even less than limited though, is that ok? ;-)

I'd be rolling from way over by Auburn but I usually get up early.

What ETD are you all thinking?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 34,601
Posted By StuInFH
Sad to see, in several ways. Hope the individual...

Sad to see, in several ways. Hope the individual gets the help he appears to need and glad no one was physically injured.

The comments are interesting. I miss the anonymous comments in the Sac...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 23,952
Posted By StuInFH
thanks for the update

Thanks for the update. An early backer and bailer here. Would maybe like this just for fun now (if it had a color screen so maps would be more useful). Since backing/bailing I have employed a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,179
Posted By StuInFH
I think I have the Nat Geo 802 and 803 for WST...

I think I have the Nat Geo 802 and 803 for WST area, something like that. Regional Locator is on back of map, explained in this thread. Sturdy and waterproof maps, so weight starts to add up when you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
I took a look at that sight and thought, why...

I took a look at that sight and thought, why don't I just take the easy way out and wait for Dan to tell me what to do? lol

thanks guys, I will check that out
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,179
Posted By StuInFH
WST Tevis Maps

Yeah, I think the National Geographic ones are the best for the area. And the FS has one for the FH OHV trails. T5 and T6 tie in to the WST/Tevis and are good ST if you can avoid weekend crowds and...
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,754
Posted By StuInFH
Alpinestar Toucans?

If they aren't too bulky for your bike controls, they offer excellent protection, Goretex, and are walkable enough for limited trips into stores and such. I would walk a mile or so in them before...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,374
Views: 81,179
Posted By StuInFH
Pretty sure the bridge is still unrepaired since...

Pretty sure the bridge is still unrepaired since the fire. I know it was out for the WST running race a month ago. Water level may be low enough now to get a bike across if there are two of you. A...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
As usual, Dan is the man! (If you are...

As usual, Dan is the man!

(If you are unhappy with the FM reception and/or volume output after your test ride, maybe check out the Sena20S thread if you haven't already, lively discussion and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Yep, when the dust settles, as you said. And next...

Yep, when the dust settles, as you said. And next time you need to ride on SC Beach, before it is banned! The tide was coming in and the sand was getting pretty squishy, otherwise I was tempted to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Hey Juan, I got it new last year, a '13. ...

Hey Juan,

I got it new last year, a '13. Perfect ADV Lite bike for me/this kinda trip like you said.

Saw you did some T1 about same time I did. I need to go back year after next (post...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
SI to Lost Coast and Trinidad

Good time to get out of the hot valley last week.

Left Foresthill via 193 to 20 to Maxwell and the Easy Route from '09 SI-300 track from Stonyford, only saw a rattler the whole way over the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,691
Posted By StuInFH
Wheelie contest on the beach? Where else in CA...

Wheelie contest on the beach? Where else in CA can one see that? Adding this event to my BL. :-)

Was there last week, perfect weather too.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 131,154
Posted By StuInFH
Also glad to hear you made it back! Who would...

Also glad to hear you made it back! Who would organize all of those trials meets?!?

DeLorme InReach SE. Solo riding is risky, but not mitigating risk is unnecessary. Saw it for $250 with...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By StuInFH
Motostorm Two Thumbs Up

Found this thread when researching Motostorm. Was leery of overseas shipping and passed on it awhile back, then I saw the post above re the same boots I wanted AND his city was only a few minutes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 23,852
Posted By StuInFH
Going up to Foresthill or Chico would work, but...

Going up to Foresthill or Chico would work, but one could keep the dirt to slab ratio higher and get to dirt sooner (couple hours from SF) if one goes from SF up 80 to Colfax. Up 174 to You Bet...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
Forgive me for guessing, but by "inmap search"...

Forgive me for guessing, but by "inmap search" are you referring to the "Find Near Here" function of Monterra where you can search for fuel or pb cups anywhere on the map?

If so, select spot on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Bummer, same day as Sacto PITS trials meet. It...

Bummer, same day as Sacto PITS trials meet. It is a short ride so you might want to consider doing it up and back, from either end. I think it is fun to backtrack as the ups are downs and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Yes, after testing the waters you tested the...

Yes, after testing the waters you tested the skidplate, the engine crash bars, the rear pannier bars, the barkbusters, the pipe guard, the clutch, the starter, the upgraded suspension, and your patch...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
I'm thinking Jerry's GS was well rested then. But...

I'm thinking Jerry's GS was well rested then. But I only took hero shots, as BMW and JK require that in writing up front.
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18,456
Views: 2,010,502
Posted By StuInFH
Aux power supply lead has low volt reading

Blew the 10 amp fuse protecting the switched and unswitched aux power leads behind headlight due to carelessness while testing powered ram mounts.

Had full voltage at each prior to blowing fuse,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18,456
Views: 2,010,502
Posted By StuInFH
UV dye for leak

I'm betting you meant to type "white," not blue. Anyway, no smoke or oil contamination so more likely external loss. My 530's seal wept so little (but it added up) that I could not see it happening. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
Ah. I liked the quick disconnect charging harness...

Ah. I liked the quick disconnect charging harness solution, so went with that. Extended my trickle charger harness up to mount and put a matching plug on the mount (reversing polarity of course),...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, that was what I was thinking-conventional...

Yeah, that was what I was thinking-conventional wisdom, but it tested fine, showing constant volts at pin but mount no workie after many months of working fine. New one same ground, works fine. Could...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
Defys logic - but I'll take it!

If anyone is curious...got my replacement mount from Garmin in mail, hooked it up same as other one and unit recognized being mounted, all is good! After I removed the first/bad one I hooked + and -...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
SM the Rubicon

Nail down your Rubicon date. I've got my camera charged. :-)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Thanks for that info. Growing up on a ranch I was...

Thanks for that info. Growing up on a ranch I was taught to leave all gates as I find them (whether open or closed), not tear up the road and stay on it. And not block gates with a rig of course. (I...
Forum: Vendors 06-03-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,772
Posted By StuInFH
My apologies, you're right. And if that is your...

My apologies, you're right. And if that is your point re the $90 part, I agree. And I'm sure it's more useful in the grand scheme of things for me to become proficient in line management and use of...
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,772
Posted By StuInFH
Yeah, that's pretty much all been said in this...

Yeah, that's pretty much all been said in this thread, ad nauseum. Plenty of wiki and youtube info on all that, but thanks anyway. I would like to see and hear what their patent-pending device looks...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-29-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 137,171
Posted By StuInFH
Powered Mount "Fix"

Thanks, welcome back.

After I did the sw update it no longer froze if I put it in mount when on already, but it gave me the External Power Lost message and wouldn't use 12V source. Triple checked...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,940
Posted By StuInFH
Sounds like a possible adventure. What is the...

Sounds like a possible adventure. What is the risk? If a rider fails to make it back up, will the other guys be able to get him and the bike out? Does it have a high penalty for failure, i.e.,...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 31,772
Posted By StuInFH
OK, but I don't think this is "their" thread, the...

OK, but I don't think this is "their" thread, the OP appears unrelated and PM started a dedicated thread for their new product.

PM can correct me if I am wrong, otherwise, please share your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Uh, I only know a couple guys that would try...

Uh, I only know a couple guys that would try that. And the pics will be great, as their bikes match. :-)

One of the original members of MLDS used to lead great rides in the area, but he is busy...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,952
Posted By StuInFH
Pic of Locker Please

Mind sharing a pic of the kit laid out? Interested in what the Locker, etc. looks like.

Which component is the weakest link? I assume you tested it to failure and would like to know what failed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-27-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 100,625
Posted By StuInFH
Negative on crash site, as you know, Gorman...

Negative on crash site, as you know, Gorman turnoff is around 8 miles and I believe they said site was at 16. Sad situation. Didn't want to scout it out. I have seen the memorial outa broken bike...
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