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Old 09-06-2013, 02:39 PM   #1621
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So let me get this straight, You ordered the items on the internet because you did not want to wait for the local store to order them. You had a problem with the order and have to pay shipping (again) to return the items to the store where purchased because the producers don't deal directly with customers, hence the stores.

Here's a thought, If you order from a local store you might pay a little more but usually you don't have to pay shipping and if there is a problem the dealer assumes the risk and, I don't think you are going to get many items faster then what your local dealer can.

The internet sales are killing the local shops because of people just like you.

I am not innocent of buying over the internet but, I usually order items that you have to go directly to the producer of the product or something that the local guys can't come close in there pricing.

All that being said; Good luck with your purchase.

And remember: "wherever you go, there you are"! California, Arizona, Pakistan.

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So I got a bit tired of walking in to local places and asking for items and every answer was we can order that. I placed a decent sized order with Motorcycle Super Store for my new boots, a battery, chain/sprocket, and filter. The shipping info and email said to expect delivery Aug 30th. I rec'd confirmation on the 29th that the order shipped. UPS said they picked up the order on the 30th. I got the items Tuesday. Excited I tried my new boots on and one of the straps was defective. Disappointed I called the store. They said I can buy another strap on Ebay, try to contact Fly Racing, or return the order. The guy says buying a strap on ebay would be the cheapest. Shipping will be expensive. I ask for a contact at Fly he says they don't have one. I try to email Fly and still no response (Their website has shiz for contact info) I guess lesson learned. If you want to ride a motorcycle move to Kalifornia where they have stores and parts. The other option is that there are plenty of Off Road shops for trucks and Jeeps. Okay I am done venting, I can't wait until my prison sentence in AZ is over.
Update: After many a yellow page google search called Fly. They said that they didn't return my email because all warranty goes through the dealer. Wow. I guess I box all the stuff up and send it back. WTF!

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Old 09-06-2013, 02:52 PM   #1622
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November 15th and 16th would be a good tentative date for me.
My brother is getting married that weekend. Can't do haha.

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Old 09-06-2013, 03:14 PM   #1623
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I am flexible with the dates. Let me know a weekend in November and I will start planning my work calendar. I just want to hit a friday Saturday.
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Old 09-06-2013, 03:23 PM   #1624
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I was scrolling around Google Earth today and I came across Devil's Chasm Indian Ruins.
I saw that on Google Earth a while back and have wanted to go there ever since. Pick a date and I'll do what I can to be there.
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Old 09-06-2013, 08:00 PM   #1625
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I'm telling ya man, trailering the bikes out isn't for pussies. It's for guys that have nothing to prove to anyone and have come to realize that riding a dirtbike on the pavement just isn't much fun at all.

I used to be one of those guys that dissed trailer queens but once I got over that BS I saw the light. Another great thing about trailering is that you can mock the dumbasses that rode there while you go home in an air conditioned cab.

Dirtbike gear is relatively cheap. What I never skimpy on is boots. That doesn't mean I buy 300 dollar boots though. I buy good used boots at really good prices.

In AZ I don't think you should give up n dirt riding. There are good street roads but the off road heavily outnumbers the pavement here in terms of quality riding. That's just my opinion.
Right on!

I am going to put my bike and my buds bike in the back of my truck, drive to Yosemite, ride about 200+ miles in two days, and drive back to Phoenix. Please tell me that this ain't go'n to be a blast . The sad reality is that if you're into bikes, then you have to have a small stable of bikes that fit the style of riding you plan to do! To Cyberdos' point, if ride'n dirt is in your blood, then you'll figure a way to make it work.

If one has an accident and questions if dirt is in their relm of riding, I get it! I have screws and plates in me. All I can say, dust yourself off, and get back in the saddle. Ride Baby, Ride!
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:05 PM   #1626
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Bulldog Canyon

I missed the bulldog canyon ride last weekend due to unforeseen circumstances which arose.
I'd still like to get out there though and was thinking of heading that way this weekend.
Would anyone like to join me? The weather on Sunday morning should be nice (possibly wet) but not too hot. I'll be getting to the staging area at around 7-ish, side stands up at around 07:30.


(It probably won't be a very long day, most likely home for lunch)
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Old 09-07-2013, 06:01 AM   #1627
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Bulldog Canyon

Yes, I would like to go! Which entrance will you be staging? As I recall there are about three ways in? Do we need a lock combo or permit?
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:01 AM   #1628
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Yes, I would like to go! Which entrance will you be staging? As I recall there are about three ways in? Do we need a lock combo or permit?
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We can stage here: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=33.50...num=1&t=h&z=18
I hope that works, I've never posted a link before.

I got my pass here: http://www.riderplanet-usa.com/atv/t.../ride_547a.htm It's good for 6 months and I have the gate codes.
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Old 09-07-2013, 09:20 AM   #1629
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Billdog

Perfect! See you at 7am. You will have to tell me about riding in South Africa. I haven't been there for a while but I loved it. Particularly the winery's.
Thank you,
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Old 09-07-2013, 10:21 AM   #1630
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Perfect! See you at 7am. You will have to tell me about riding in South Africa. I haven't been there for a while but I loved it. Particularly the winery's.
Thank you,
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Sounds great
I'll see you there then at 7
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Old 09-08-2013, 03:47 PM   #1631
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How was the wet ride at Bulldog? Must have been nice temperature wise.
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:09 PM   #1632
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How was the wet ride at Bulldog? Must have been nice temperature wise.
LOL... it was an absolute drama class

I couldn't get the little YZ to start. I think the spark plug got wet or something, (I haven't gone over it yet).

I came back and got the big bike while Viper05 went down to a different gate where I'd meet him on the Tenere.

While he was waiting for me to get there the "kick you out the park princess" came by and discovered his pass hadn't arrived yet. And.... yup, you guessed it, she kicked him out the park.

So to sum it all up, first he went riding at Bulldog canyon alone, Then I went and rode a part of it alone

By the time I got to the big hill it was looking very sketchy with wet rocks and a small rivulet criss crossing it's way down the slope. I was alone out there with a bike that out weighs me by about 3 times and decided that today, discretion would prove to be the better part of valour, turned around and came home.

I did pick up a steak on my way home which proved to be the best decision I'd made all day. By the time I got here I was soaked to the bone (Not cold, just wet). It just proves the point that you can never go too far wrong with a cold beer and a steak after a ride

Sorry bout all the drama Viper05, we'll get it sorted and try again another day
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:38 PM   #1633
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No worries 78 it was all good! Never saw another person in the park and with the clouds and sprinkles it was amazing. I also had the privilege to witness the first law of biking again: What runs perfectly in the garage absolutely will not start at the trailhead. Until next time
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:46 PM   #1634
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... Never saw another person in the park and with the clouds and sprinkles it was amazing....
This is why I love riding the trails in the rain.

Wish I could have been there.

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Old 09-08-2013, 07:58 PM   #1635
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This is why I love riding the trails in the rain.

Wish I could have been there.

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Oh, that would suck!
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