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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
No local places ? I want to open it up tomorrow...

No local places ? I want to open it up tomorrow because if its really one of those loose bolts the risk is too great to ride like that (I commute on it).

Not going to big bear, I don't think my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By wotevah
Great find, thanks!

Great find, thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
Joel, where did you find 243 ? I am about to open...

Joel, where did you find 243 ? I am about to open up my stator cover because I started hearing a ringing noise from there, and I found only 242 so far ?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,764
Posted By wotevah
SoCal weather is nothing like Hawaii though. It...

SoCal weather is nothing like Hawaii though. It is dry, not as much as the dessicating high desert but still dry. Your skin will feel it. It is also very hot in summer, hotter than Hawaii, although...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 19,545
Posted By wotevah
I can't believe it's already been a year. :huh

I can't believe it's already been a year. :huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,574
Posted By wotevah
Can someone explain what it is we are fighting ?...

Can someone explain what it is we are fighting ? it looks like you're continuing something started elsewhere, or I am too confused. :confused I haven't made it up there yet but I plan to at some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,406
Posted By wotevah
No sales taxes, what about income taxes ? My...

No sales taxes, what about income taxes ? My understanding is that even a gift is taxed if it's over a certain amount.

Hiya Bob :wave
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2009, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
How was the weather up there ? It is getting hot...

How was the weather up there ? It is getting hot over here.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
That's interesting Joel. The stator bolts loctite...

That's interesting Joel. The stator bolts loctite fix is one of the preventive fixes recommended for my DRZ.

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=634403

Solution seems to be to use...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
oooh.... 9am.... that sounds more like it... I...

oooh.... 9am.... that sounds more like it... I might be able to make it for a slow SCD run... lemme think about it... my tires are reaching the wear marks tho.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,697
Posted By wotevah
To get a taste of what's in store, this is what...

To get a taste of what's in store, this is what car enthusiasts have to deal with already. It is not just tailpipe checks on the dyno.

http://www.racingbeat.com/emissions.htm

The "smog...
Forum: Vendors 04-05-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,298
Posted By wotevah
Putting the wallet in is no problem, fishing it...

Putting the wallet in is no problem, fishing it out on the other hand... :becca

That being said, I like mine. People who saw them said they look like snowboarding pants. They fit well over the mx...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
It might cost us the right to ride up there. The...

It might cost us the right to ride up there. The public opinion is not exactly supportive of us these days and we could use every little help we can get. All we need is another article in LA Times...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
Unless I show up with my DRZ 400SM. :D

Unless I show up with my DRZ 400SM. :D
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 520,086
Posted By wotevah
suggestion for rim and tire size chart

For http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/rim_and_tire.htm

I'd like to suggest to put the tire size in each gray box, that way it is easy to scan down a column to find all the matching tires without the...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,518
Posted By wotevah
I read somewhere most accidents happen within a...

I read somewhere most accidents happen within a couple miles from home. Something about not paying attention because of familiarity with the surroundings, then bam! something new happens.

That...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,298
Posted By wotevah
Placed order! though now I read your...

Placed order!

though now I read your message that inseam is not like other pants and am a bit wary... would you mind listing the inseams for the sizes you sell, just in case ?

Also, I assumed...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 67,653
Posted By wotevah
I'm bored so I looked at the site. It says ...

I'm bored so I looked at the site. It says

"It works by responding to the high frequency energy (buzz) by oscillating out of phase (storing the energy and releasing it back to the bar at the right...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By wotevah
I think you should have insisted to be refunded...

I think you should have insisted to be refunded both the money for the product and the shipping fee if the product was found defective (which it appears to have been the case). I eat shipping only...
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,455
Posted By wotevah
You don't want the seams to burst right when you...

You don't want the seams to burst right when you need them.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31,177
Views: 2,889,514
Posted By wotevah
Me taillight is falling off...:eek1 I suspect all...

Me taillight is falling off...:eek1 I suspect all that shakin in DV...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_8rYdyrwh5Uc/Scg61dgBlcI/AAAAAAAAEms/IhQzWc3s-nA/s400/p1030282.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Yes they're the Avon Distanzia in SM trim....

Yes they're the Avon Distanzia in SM trim. They're good in dirt as far as a street tire goes, and make no compromise on the street, but I had to work a lot more and went a lot slower than the rest in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,141
Posted By wotevah
Pretty deep gravel in the last section. I...

Pretty deep gravel in the last section.

I have also seen a very fine dust in the red section and I assumed it was slippery like talc but I rode so slow in that area that thankfully was not given...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Held up pretty well though, they didn't really...

Held up pretty well though, they didn't really grab much on dirt but I didn't air them down because I was afraid of bent wheels. Maybe they would have worked better aired down. They do have 5k on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
No, I had another one but I deleted it by...

No, I had another one but I deleted it by accident. Maybe Joel has one. I meant to ask you about those bags, they look pretty roomy and won't creep towards the exhaust like mine did... where did you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Saturday I went with DannyG, Amit and Rebarman to...

Saturday I went with DannyG, Amit and Rebarman to Dante's View. From there you can see both Badwater at -180 feet and the snowy Telescope Peak at over 11,000 feet.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Joe, it's good to hear you made it back and that...

Joe, it's good to hear you made it back and that banged rim held up. 1am today though !? is there another story there ?

Joefromsf indicating the source of his concern about the ride back home......
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
haha I just noticed that too :D

haha I just noticed that too :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
<a...

<a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/_siHM9PfRA1s1gPlg1r1Uw?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh6.ggpht.com/_8rYdyrwh5Uc/Sb8ZXZmxWBI/AAAAAAAAEfs/BQ6gsO3lP2Y/s800/p1030261.jpg" /></a>
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Friday happened very fast. We arrived and I...

Friday happened very fast. We arrived and I barely have time to set up half the tent that a group ride has already formed for Chloride and Titus. So I throw the gear on, forget the water and advil I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 21,378
Posted By wotevah
Ok, no ride report yet, just a picture. Had a lot...

Ok, no ride report yet, just a picture. Had a lot of fun on Chloride and Titus!

202142
(Titus)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,628
Posted By wotevah
checking in... good times!

checking in... good times!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,628
Posted By wotevah
I got two 1L bottles I was planning to leave...

I got two 1L bottles I was planning to leave home. I'll bring them with. You will need some method to keep them on the bike though.

Is there gas at Scotty's ? I would like to get to the racetrack...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,985
Posted By wotevah
To get a taste of what's in store, this is what...

To get a taste of what's in store, this is what car enthusiasts have to deal with already.

http://www.racingbeat.com/emissions.htm

It has pretty much killed the car hobby as far as I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,628
Posted By wotevah
How's the weather, I hear at night in the 30s !?

How's the weather, I hear at night in the 30s !?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,985
Posted By wotevah
I don't know, carbureted bikes don't have...

I don't know, carbureted bikes don't have catalytic converters, and if the sound is helped with special cam profiles, that may put out more smog.

But I think the OP might have been referring to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-09-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,985
Posted By wotevah
It was only a matter of time, remember the LA...

It was only a matter of time, remember the LA Times article I posted last year ? The manufacturers did not move fast enough with introducing FI and catalytic converters (I know I bought a brand new...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By wotevah
This is the Santa Clara Divide so you have an...

This is the Santa Clara Divide so you have an idea of what they are talking about. The SCD road is mostly dirt. I mapped the ride I did a while ago which includes a lot of asphalt, but if I remember...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-24-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,628
Posted By wotevah
I'm down for more noob stuff. Still haven't done...

I'm down for more noob stuff. Still haven't done Titus yet, and the Racetrack is also on my todo list. Riding a supermoto so I'll take some Slime with me instead of tubes, as I understand changing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-22-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 20,628
Posted By wotevah
That's what I was thinking Joel, it does seem...

That's what I was thinking Joel, it does seem that route is better. So I mapped it in google maps for future reference. The last segment Trona-Panamint is 50 miles but google says 1 hour 40 minutes,...
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