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Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,256,602
Posted By cactusreid
when you are in that deep,you will be surprised...

when you are in that deep,you will be surprised /amazed with how much gumption you can and will come up with! turning around and going back with the fuel you have is usually not an option,so going...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 27,343
Posted By cactusreid
Radek say hi to Kiki for me! good luck with your...

Radek say hi to Kiki for me! good luck with your solo attempt. Just thinking out loud here, as i was there when you and Andrew blew up the 540,just after it was built in 2008. did you ever find the...
Forum: Americas 10-21-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By cactusreid
good tips raider. I guess I got a bit off track...

good tips raider. I guess I got a bit off track to what the OP was asking for. My buddies and i have been doing all the remote single track stuff that we can find in baja for the last dozen yr's or...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By cactusreid
good desert tires(something like 606's or desert...

good desert tires(something like 606's or desert it's. slime in h/d tubes with about 25 lbs of pressure. a few spare spokes, steel sprockets not aluminum,new o ring chain,plus a few master links and...
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By cactusreid
mcmaster, are your doing pavement in baja or...

mcmaster, are your doing pavement in baja or offroad? I've been riding way offroad down there for 10-12 yr's now. if that's your plan ,i'll try to give you some cool places to see/do. if your slabing...
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,886
Posted By cactusreid
wow,I'm coming back to this thread on a regular...

wow,I'm coming back to this thread on a regular basis! great ideas and advise from everyone. thank you all.
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 40,320
Posted By cactusreid
that photo of those horses, just makes my skin...

that photo of those horses, just makes my skin tingle! very cool! I count 8 in that group? Keep it up boys, very nice RR!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 05-24-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,459
Posted By cactusreid
if and when anybody has been through the china...

if and when anybody has been through the china head summit ride this spring ( 2012) can you post up riding conditions please. I'm going through with some friends on the third week of july this...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 40,320
Posted By cactusreid
Wink ged , nice report!! but i do miss YOUR pictures!...

ged , nice report!! but i do miss YOUR pictures! carry on, as you still have a few day's left to divulge to us. thks cactusreid, another proud canadian!!
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,215
Posted By cactusreid
nice!! every time i get back from a baja trip,(...

nice!! every time i get back from a baja trip,( my buddies and i do it offroad on dirtbikes) i say to my self- well that will do for a while, it's only a short while till i'm planning the next ride...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,006
Posted By cactusreid
well, as i was/am a participant to this ride i'm...

well, as i was/am a participant to this ride i'm looking forward to alphajory's recounting of this very fun tale! damn, now i'll have to try and figure out how to load photos to this forum??
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,289,118
Posted By cactusreid
I just did the master reset, and have the same...

I just did the master reset, and have the same results.highway85/10 east is about as far down as will show up on the screen,then it's blank until i get/scroll down to my baja e32 maps which seem to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11,337
Views: 1,289,118
Posted By cactusreid
Dan and emmbree and all the other...

Dan and emmbree and all the other contributors,thanks so much for your time and efforts to help us all! Dan i met you and rode a bc/goldbridge ride with you and my good friend Ged from kamloops, 4 or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By cactusreid
calgary,january,riding,motorcycles,gift????? you...

calgary,january,riding,motorcycles,gift????? you bet brotha! that doesn't happen often!
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,850
Posted By cactusreid
how about i trade you a day 2 track for a day 4...

how about i trade you a day 2 track for a day 4 track? my buddies and i are heading back down from bc,canada in feb and trying to find the "cactus trail" south/west/east single track over to BOLA...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,877
Posted By cactusreid
Nice ride report you guys/gals! Cruising and...

Nice ride report you guys/gals! Cruising and having fun ,makes for great adventures. Here's a hola senoir for jw and his lovely wife carol at the bearcat lodge as well. Myself and a few friends were...
Forum: Canada 06-30-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By cactusreid
chris: i'm in kamloops and if it helps you i'll...

chris: i'm in kamloops and if it helps you i'll scrounge up something for you ,help you flip it and trade you beer for stories. when will you be through here? call my cell 250 - 318 0899
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 54,760
Posted By cactusreid
so if i flipped some tires on your 450,are you...

so if i flipped some tires on your 450,are you ready for a dirt ride?? i hear you have a trials tire in your stash- so traction shouldn't be an issue. manliness maybe,but traction,no!
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 54,760
Posted By cactusreid
this RR just draws you in,as you read it. once...

this RR just draws you in,as you read it. once upon at time,in a magical land,far,far away!! wait a minute, i was there, just a day's ride away from you guy's! baja,me thinks, is the magical ( i...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 54,760
Posted By cactusreid
you are an exceptionally good rider,for a big ol...

you are an exceptionally good rider,for a big ol short and roundish kinda guy! that section was by no means easy- even for us super-fit,incredibly,talented, young-ish pro-ish kind of guy's. and we...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By cactusreid
here's my 2 cents worth. put a decent hi/low...

here's my 2 cents worth. put a decent hi/low 55/60 watt baja designs style light on your bike. then go buy a good helmet light ie: trailtech mr16 or one of the new led style setups. you've got great...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 54,760
Posted By cactusreid
Thumb your ride reports are stellar motoged! espicially...

your ride reports are stellar motoged! espicially when i get a supporting role! let -er - rip big fella. don't let common sense and good judgement stop yah now.
Forum: Americas 10-05-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By cactusreid
senoir- mike's sky ranch to san fransisquito,is a...

senoir- mike's sky ranch to san fransisquito,is a tough haul to do in a day ride,even if your hitting the main fast stuff. you'll be going so fast you wont see a fukin thing. santa rosalita to...
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,542
Posted By cactusreid
no one has mentioned the fastaway top clamp...

no one has mentioned the fastaway top clamp system yet. it replaces the upper bar clamp and your barkbashers bolt into it. sorry i don't have a pic,but goggle should. i'm on my 2nd 525 with this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,296
Posted By cactusreid
guy's you might want to rethink the no wimps...

guy's you might want to rethink the no wimps trail south of san fransisquito along the cortez coastline on those big heavy bikes. there is a lot of sand in there(deep loose sand). if you go out to el...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,055
Posted By cactusreid
a 150-18 teraflex and a yz 490 was a good combo...

a 150-18 teraflex and a yz 490 was a good combo for me years ago. back then i would go through about 4-5 rear tires in a season of rideing. 1 big assed teraflex would last about the same amount as 4...
Forum: Latin America 01-04-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By cactusreid
there is a fellow that lives up against the...

there is a fellow that lives up against the eastern hill in santa rosalitta,he usually has gas in barrels at his place. nice people,but i don't know of any accomadations in the area. ask at the store...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,963
Posted By cactusreid
Very Cool Ride Report!! What Time Of Year And...

Very Cool Ride Report!! What Time Of Year And What Were The Temps,during Midday?
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 26,834
Posted By cactusreid
gaspipe: one more slightly off topic post while...

gaspipe: one more slightly off topic post while your in turn around phase. you mentioned you got yourself a small light weight down filled sleeping bag. what type,brand.model,and what does it weight?...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,331
Posted By cactusreid
yes baja can chew up a decent chain and aluminun...

yes baja can chew up a decent chain and aluminun sprocket REAL QUICK! check out the boy's from aspen ktm. they are hardcore explorer types,a little loose, but they do come prepared. last time my...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 09-05-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,049
Posted By cactusreid
this ride is on my hit list,maybe next time down...

this ride is on my hit list,maybe next time down there.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By cactusreid
pictures! we need pictures!!!

pictures! we need pictures!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,834
Posted By cactusreid
It's always been my opinion that forgoing an...

It's always been my opinion that forgoing an invitation for a ride,because of the THREAT of rain,is a missed opportunity like no other! these photo's just prove that occasionally I'm actually on the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,281
Posted By cactusreid
great ride report guy's!! i can't wait, i'm only...

great ride report guy's!! i can't wait, i'm only about 26 sleeps from leaving the frozen wastelands (canada eh? } on my yearly pilgrimage to the peninsula. the last time i can remember getting this...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 22,114
Posted By cactusreid
I'm going back to baja in feb of 08 to ride a...

I'm going back to baja in feb of 08 to ride a bunch of these trails again!! when you finish a baja ride ,you feel as if you've had enough for a few years, and then after your home for a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,845
Posted By cactusreid
Wink it's not the destination ,but the journey that...

it's not the destination ,but the journey that counts! but you and your friends have that figured out already! incredible chanderjeet!
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By cactusreid
gord: after tuesday night's overhaulin on...

gord: after tuesday night's overhaulin on greenstone in the rain,i figured your new bike would'nt need maintainance for a while. cactusreid .ps: wayne it's good to see you getting the green machine...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 30,203
Posted By cactusreid
Your So Kind- And Did I Mention A Bit Of A Story...

Your So Kind- And Did I Mention A Bit Of A Story Teller!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 30,203
Posted By cactusreid
jed: my cameo is your last sunpeaks...

jed: my cameo is your last sunpeaks photo/concerned look/helmet off,dreaming of the upcoming section. and your so right,the baja bug doesn't seem to take long to sink in and take another bite of you....
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2007, 09:34 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 30,203
Posted By cactusreid
JED, now that's how to tell a story!!I've only...

JED, now that's how to tell a story!!I've only been back from our baja trip for about a week now, and i can feel the gears grinding out a new plan for next year.coinsidently our group covered a lot...
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