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Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,755
Posted By akaDigger
Just completed a ride from Escondido to Ramona...

Just completed a ride from Escondido to Ramona after getting the K60 swapped out in favor of a TKC80. All handling issues are resolved. A perfectly great handling machine once more. I couldn't even...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,755
Posted By akaDigger
https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=b14c53fb7d...

https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=b14c53fb7d0c4015e

Yesterday's ride
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,755
Posted By akaDigger
Just thought I would add that the XC is now 11...

Just thought I would add that the XC is now 11 months old with 20,000 miles. This is the 5th set of tires I have mounted.
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,755
Posted By akaDigger
I have edited my first post. The tire size is...

I have edited my first post. The tire size is correct, I was only invoiced for the wrong size.

At your suggestion I spun both tires and find no detectable anomalies. We checked the stem for play...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21,197
Views: 3,722,755
Posted By akaDigger
Tires for XC

I'm on the road and just had tires put on my XC. I chose the combination of a K60 Scout for the rear and a TKC80 for the front. I recently pulled off a set of TKC80s that were great. Now with the new...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,179
Posted By akaDigger
Glad to see you rounded up a posse. After you...

Glad to see you rounded up a posse. After you first put out the word that you needed a riding buddy and seeing all that you had put into this trip already I was about to jump in. I thought how easy...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By akaDigger
When I arrived in Silverton on Wednesday 7/16...

When I arrived in Silverton on Wednesday 7/16 things were very different than Salida. I got the last room at the fifth motel I stopped at. Very pricey too. It was only about 5PM when I got there.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By akaDigger
I decided to leave the camp gear at home. I...

I decided to leave the camp gear at home. I arrived in Salida this afternoon to find vacancy in abundance. Aspen Leaf Lodge is plenty nice for the price as were others. If this is any indication, I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-14-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By akaDigger
I'm in Colorado now. I'll let you know what I...

I'm in Colorado now. I'll let you know what I find.
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,101
Posted By akaDigger
I followed your report from the gate. I feel your...

I followed your report from the gate. I feel your pain when it comes to shopping for riding gear. All the stuff everyone brags on only comes in "popular" sizes. I'd love to have a jacket that...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-06-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,141
Posted By akaDigger
Sam was spotted in SW Colorado on or about July 3

Sam was spotted in SW Colorado on or about July 3
Forum: Americas 07-06-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By akaDigger
Sam was spotted in SW Colorado on or about July 3

Sam was spotted in SW Colorado on or about July 3
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 53,942
Posted By akaDigger
Corosa (spelling as it is pronounced), is like a...

Corosa (spelling as it is pronounced), is like a crispy tortilla but made with fruit and almond. What's to be mad about. Picture showing one that I was nibbling on while El Brento and I were having a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 53,942
Posted By akaDigger
I have seen that ride, twice! The first time I...

I have seen that ride, twice! The first time I declared it the "most awesome" I had done. Check my Oaxaca RR. I hope you have stopped today for the corosa the girls were selling at roadside half way...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 53,942
Posted By akaDigger
Just wanted to chime in here and say I have been...

Just wanted to chime in here and say I have been following you the whole time and enjoy the report very much. You have presented a lot of good ideas for destinations I had not considered.
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 537,096
Posted By akaDigger
:thumbup

:thumbup
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 537,096
Posted By akaDigger
Raise front fender

I spotted a trick little kit to raise the front fender about a cm. Now I can't find it again. Anyone able to point me in the right direction?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By akaDigger
Accommodation availability, Bueana Vista-Boulder, UT

I'm riding my 800XC solo from Indiana to Boulder, UT to meet some friends who will be riding eastward. July 11 to July 16. My route in Colorado includes Cottonwood and Cumberland Passes, all dirt...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By akaDigger
Good read. Great lemonade!

Good read. Great lemonade!
Forum: Americas 06-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24,452
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By akaDigger
Your word is good enough. I have my copy on it's...

Your word is good enough. I have my copy on it's way.
Forum: Americas 06-23-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By akaDigger
Thumb I like your plan

I like your plan
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,695
Posted By akaDigger
Good post. Filed for reference.

Good post. Filed for reference.
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 145,579
Posted By akaDigger
In my mind, Frederic_Shiffer rocks. I hope to...

In my mind, Frederic_Shiffer rocks. I hope to meet him someday and get that story.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24,452
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By akaDigger
Most likely just perception. I guess I was just...

Most likely just perception. I guess I was just implying that the road is not so bad as to detour around. We passed two gentlemen roasting agave on the side of the road there. That's really the only...
Forum: Americas 06-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24,452
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By akaDigger
Tom, I don't recall the road from Sahuaripa to Mx...

Tom, I don't recall the road from Sahuaripa to Mx 16 being all that bad when we rode it in April. The road from Creel south to Guachochi is great. For a possible side trip to Batopilas see this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13,222
Views: 1,292,304
Posted By akaDigger
Tsotsie, I always give extra weight to your...

Tsotsie, I always give extra weight to your opinions.
I want it for the option of adjustment, if necessary, when I take the bike from the 300' elevation of my home to the 10,000+ ft elevations in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13,222
Views: 1,292,304
Posted By akaDigger
Looks like a consensus on the store bought...

Looks like a consensus on the store bought needle. I have both the materials and skill to do the home made job. I'll let you know what I do.
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13,222
Views: 1,292,304
Posted By akaDigger
EZ adjust idle mixture screw

I'm looking for one of the easily adjustable idle mixture screws. I see this one as a possibility. Not sure if will work on the KLR: http://www.harley-performance.com/ez-just.html

I think this one...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,241
Posted By akaDigger
Good one!:clap

Good one!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 53,942
Posted By akaDigger
The town of Delores honored their priest, Miguel...

The town of Delores honored their priest, Miguel Hidalgo, for his role in the War for Independence. Dolores' name was derived from the original parish named "Nuestra Seρora Dolores" (Our Lady of...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By akaDigger
A Gatorade goes a long way in preventing the ill...

A Gatorade goes a long way in preventing the ill effects of dehydration. Once you start to cramp you can't hardly cure it with water alone.

PS: I hope the smelly feedlot on the south side of town...
Forum: Americas 05-29-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24,452
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By akaDigger
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/diggerled/Mexico%202013/Mexico2013331.jpg (http://s564.photobucket.com/user/diggerled/media/Mexico%202013/Mexico2013331.jpg.html)
Forum: Americas 05-26-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By akaDigger
Friday afternoon freeway traffic on I-15 or...

Friday afternoon freeway traffic on I-15 or desert serenity on US 95? Tough call.
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By akaDigger
Just stay in El Centro. I did, at the Motel 6. In...

Just stay in El Centro. I did, at the Motel 6. In the morning head west on I-10 to exit 77, In-Ko-Pah Park Rd. This is old hwy 80. It's a pleasant ride from there to the Border. Change cash at the...
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,862
Posted By akaDigger
+1 on hugging center line. It makes the cars...

+1 on hugging center line. It makes the cars passing you nervous. Never pull out to pass without first checking to see if you yourself are being passed.
Forum: Americas 05-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By akaDigger
No Foreign Transaction Fee

I have used the Capital One Platinum MasterCard everywhere outside the US for the past ten years. Great exchange rate on purchases and NO FOREIGN TRANSACTION FEE.
Forum: Americas 05-20-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By akaDigger
Samachique to Batopilas, the "New Road"

Before I embarked on a short tour to Copper Canyon this spring I was curious if I would be able to ride my 800XC to Batopilas. There has been much discussion here about the road condition and the...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 571,098
Posted By akaDigger
I looked at your old inventory in the link. I'm...

I looked at your old inventory in the link. I'm pretty sure I'm a former owner of this one. The Corbin saddle and the scuffs on the LS bag look familiar. I had replaced the reflector though. And the...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24,452
Views: 1,912,477
Posted By akaDigger
What is this hotel called?

What is this hotel called?
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 168,384
Posted By akaDigger
Triumph Factory Panniers

The genuine Triumph panniers were already hung on the '11 XC demo I bought. I was skeptical about their durability and water tightness. Because of this doubt I had been looking around for...
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