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Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By d_troy
Thanks for the confirmation Vegas- that was it-...

Thanks for the confirmation Vegas- that was it- $.39 fix. Glad it happened in the last minutes of the ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By d_troy
1200gs suddenly sounds a little raspy

The last couple miles of a 250 mile ride yesterday I notice a sudden raspiness in the exhaust. More interestingly, it sounded like it was coming from only one cylinder. Upon inspection I noticed...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By d_troy
Gates at Fort Hunter Liggett- 50/50

I rode through last spring and they wanted everything except blood type (DL/Reg/Ins). I went through a couple months ago and nobody was at the gate when we entered (the west) or leaving through the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-11-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By d_troy
Dirt

If you come north through Gorman, the longest stretch of dirt will be through California Valley from 166 to 58, then west on 58 blacktop to Red Hill Road (dirt), west & south to Pozo, south from Pozo...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,224
Posted By d_troy
check your pm

check your pm.
Forum: Americas 12-01-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By d_troy
+1

+1
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-15-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,561
Posted By d_troy
If you take the shell creek /creston route to...

If you take the shell creek /creston route to Pozo you will only have one route south to the CA166 side and that is to take Hi Mtn Road from Pozo WSW into Arroyo Grande then south on US 101 to CA166...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By d_troy
The Nacimiento Ferguson Rd hasn't changed much in...

The Nacimiento Ferguson Rd hasn't changed much in the last 30 years with the exception of a post 9/11 gate on the west side.

As for your recollection of the view from the top- it is epic- as it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By d_troy
check your pm

Whats up? Check your pm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-10-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 904
Posted By d_troy
From Ventura take 33 north to hwy166 then north...

From Ventura take 33 north to hwy166 then north through Carrizo Plains (take the dirt roads on east side of Soda Lake if your Strom likes dirt) to 58 west to the coast.

Another segment to add if...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,415
Posted By d_troy
I use both based on where I'm riding. A shield...

I use both based on where I'm riding. A shield is useless in dusty conditions but on blacktop I like love my Arai with visor/shield combo.
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By d_troy
If you can afford them....buy them and decide for...

If you can afford them....buy them and decide for yourself. I don't ride off road without them and never touch them for road riding.

They have paid for themselves.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-11-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By d_troy
Nathan Woods Memorial Poker Run- 4/23

The Nathan Woods Memorial Poker Run has been rescheduled to Saturday April 23rd. All other details are as originally posted.

9 am @ Turkey Flats (Pozo, CA)- it will be a lot of fun and xlnt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,307
Posted By d_troy
Nathan Woods Memorial Poker Run Postponed- Weather

The Nathan Woods Memorial Poker Run and associated pancake breakfast and post-ride bbq have been postponed due to wet weather closure in the Los Padres N.F.

The event will be postponed several...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,887
Posted By d_troy
Postcount = Riding Experience? No, postcount =...

Postcount = Riding Experience? No, postcount = posting experience.

I got my kids cellphone bill last month and it had over 3000 texts, in one month. By that rationale he's a fucking genius (he is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,416
Posted By d_troy
Does off-road count? 29 hours 11 minutes, 2009...

Does off-road count? 29 hours 11 minutes, 2009 Baja 1000 solo. No blisters but I lost 6 fingernails over the next month.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,721
Posted By d_troy
SR, Thanks for the great posts. My family...

SR,

Thanks for the great posts. My family is from Morelos, Zacatecas and Ive been back several times to visit by plane but not on two wheels (yet). Your posts give me something to look forward...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-07-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By d_troy
+1 Avoid the Costa Azul unless it is your last...

+1 Avoid the Costa Azul unless it is your last resort. It is popular during the 250 because it is close, there is a lot of parking for racers and the parking is enclosed.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By d_troy
Cortez

Cortez
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By d_troy
beware of baja1k pre-running & race

If you do go, beware that pre-running for this year's baja 1k opens around 11/6 and there are only two weeks of pre-running before the start on 11/20.

Be familiar with the race course before you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By d_troy
Also, September/October would be awesome

Also, September/October would be awesome
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By d_troy
Depending on where in az, I'd try to get to...

Depending on where in az, I'd try to get to Sedona/Flagstaff/Williams then up (leave early to avoid the heat) to the N. Rim (the better side) of the Grand Canyon thru Page/Lees Ferry up to the Kaibab...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-28-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By d_troy
The route below is great imo, I'd like to suggest...

The route below is great imo, I'd like to suggest that when you get to Taft you head west on 166 about 10 miles then north through California Valley on Soda Lake Road- where you'll ride right by Soda...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By d_troy
I'm not trying to get into a pissing contest with...

I'm not trying to get into a pissing contest with you, I promise. By your request it appeared you haven't ridden the coast area much. Having a positive attitude isn't going to magically open up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By d_troy
I'm not sure where you're from but I suggest you...

I'm not sure where you're from but I suggest you try this country for yourself before planning this fairy tale ride, for these reasons:

1-Paso or Cholame start- no problem
2-Ride through Hunter...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,916
Posted By d_troy
I'm not condoning destructive activity, but I am...

I'm not condoning destructive activity, but I am not eager to react to anything that is supported by the Center for Biological Diversity. Look them up if you really want to see what those idiots do...
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