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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By El Pacifico
Actually the route puts you on the PCT on marker...

Actually the route puts you on the PCT on marker 109, further south than previously mentioned. When you hit Hwy 26, you could ride west and get on Lolo Pass out to Lost Lake. From there, I am unaware...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,949
Posted By El Pacifico
See here report from a lady racer. She raced...

See here report from a lady racer. She raced alone. Respect!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1019106
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4,509
Views: 332,254
Posted By El Pacifico
I've ridden most of what you're describing and...

I've ridden most of what you're describing and it's pretty fun. If you plan this ride for Saturday, I might be able to join you. Meeting more adv-ers in PDX area would be fun.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,058
Posted By El Pacifico
There was a tire shortage when I got mine and no...

There was a tire shortage when I got mine and no options to trade right from the get go. The K60's were like unicorns. I rode the scorpions for about 2k miles and said screw it I'm going with...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-01-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,058
Posted By El Pacifico
If I'm not mistaken, the GSA comes with knobbies,...

If I'm not mistaken, the GSA comes with knobbies, so you'd save some money on that as well...

Let's face it, the OEM road tires on the GS come off and live in the garage forever haha :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 366,384
Posted By El Pacifico
pivot pegz

The Happy Trails website lists the Pivot Pegz Mark 3 available for the XT250. I cannot find installation instructions anywhere and the seller does not seem to have them either. Has anyone...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 366,384
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks! Did you have to change any lines...

Thanks!

Did you have to change any lines (throttle, clutch, brake, etc.) after installing the risers?
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 366,384
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks for the information! :clap Here is...

Thanks for the information! :clap

Here is the site in Canada that I found:

https://www.yamahagenuineparts.com/Motorcycle/motorcycle.asp?shopcat=accessories&start=3
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,407
Views: 366,384
Posted By El Pacifico
Accessories for a 2013 XT250

Greetings riders :D,

Stock 2013 XT250 needs some add-on's. Skid plate, hand guards, and pig tail for the battery tender are already on order. I searched through this thread and did not run into...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks for the feedback!

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-13-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
Does this look fine?

So, I put the new rear sprocket on and assembled the rear wheel and mounted it to see if it all was looking good. I notice a ~ 3mm gap between item 16 (sprocket carrier) and item 3 (hub). I am using...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By El Pacifico
Minam State Park

Minam State Park is just off Hwy 82. Is shaded and close to these areas. You have Elgin to the west and Wallowa to the east, quite convenient. Also the Wallowa River flows right by the campground,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By El Pacifico
I will check it out, thanks!

I will check it out, thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By El Pacifico
Where in PDX?

Does anyone in the PDX area know of a good-sized grassy/gravel patch or large vacant parking lot that is a great place for a new rider to play around? Yes, there are tons of places to ride 30, 40,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,912
Posted By El Pacifico
This happened to me today :cry Did you get...

This happened to me today :cry

Did you get the new double sided isolator from the dealership? Got the part number? Do they sell one or all 4? :ear
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By El Pacifico
Looks like it worked, even with the wife yelling....

Looks like it worked, even with the wife yelling. Next time, leave some coffee and pastries just by the garage entrance as a distraction haha.

Once you have the risers and bar where you want them,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By El Pacifico
I was in a similar situation and ended up...

I was in a similar situation and ended up tightening some and then smacking it with a mallet to where I wanted the risers


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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By El Pacifico
Read this ...

Read this

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422768
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By El Pacifico
I had the same questions you had, but three years...

I had the same questions you had, but three years ago. I did what Erling just mentioned, and worked just fine. My Rox risers make it so that my bars are as high as possible, sounds like you're...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
Way cool, taking it to the next level. I'm sure...

Way cool, taking it to the next level. I'm sure you are going to have a blast with the new bike!

I hope you remain somewhat active in the parallel universe, as your contributions are always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks! I assume you would recommend the chain...

Thanks! I assume you would recommend the chain and sprocket kit then. Any input on the tools?

I've seen all the carbon builds and mods you've done to the F800GS, is this the one that you sold?...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 19,086
Posted By El Pacifico
It's time for a new chain and sprockets. Reading...

It's time for a new chain and sprockets. Reading around, found the following kit at sprocketcenter.com
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By El Pacifico
helpful website

You are welcome!

This site has tons of info in it too

http://soakoregon.com/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By El Pacifico
Summer Lake Hot Springs

Not exactly on the OBDR route. It's a small detour. Near Paisley, OR
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By El Pacifico
I'm a relatively skinny dude and have no troubles...

I'm a relatively skinny dude and have no troubles picking the bike up. There are good ways and bad ways of picking the bike up. As with everything else, use your legs, not the back. There are good...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,075
Posted By El Pacifico
This guy just did: ...

This guy just did:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1002634
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,047
Posted By El Pacifico
MOA Book - Alternative resource

Does a MOA member have their book handy? You know, the one where someone anonymously lists the type of support they can provide (lodging, mechanical, tools, etc.) There might be some MOA members in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-15-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7,812
Views: 2,598,193
Posted By El Pacifico
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-14-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,433
Posted By El Pacifico
Go with TKC 80's. Can't go wrong.

Go with TKC 80's. Can't go wrong.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By El Pacifico
There are many hotels in Walla Walla and am sure...

There are many hotels in Walla Walla and am sure some will let you park the truck for a minor fee.

Also, you could try and contact home owners via AirBnB and ask if you could park on their...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By El Pacifico
I've had the original battery for over three...

I've had the original battery for over three years now. I've used the BMW battery tender since day 1. Maybe luck, maybe something else... :evil

During the same time, I've had three low beam...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By El Pacifico
Talking Yes, during a tire change. Thanks for the...

Yes, during a tire change. Thanks for the suggestion!
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By El Pacifico
I am noticing a trend here... Glad I bounced...

I am noticing a trend here...

Glad I bounced this off you all
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By El Pacifico
Agreed, not fun in the middle of a trip. :rofl

Agreed, not fun in the middle of a trip. :rofl
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By El Pacifico
Haha those are good additional options to...

Haha those are good additional options to consider. Your first sounds good. However, I would just do the steering at the same time. Might as well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-11-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By El Pacifico
Wheels and steering poll

2011 F800GS with 15,000 miles on it. I had it at the shop the other day and was told that the “steering and rear wheel bearings are beginning to show signs of wear, and it would be a good idea to...
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