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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-26-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,997
Posted By Uncle Phill
Look at Vancouver, WA. Are your kids...

Look at Vancouver, WA. Are your kids artistic...musical? Check out Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. No income tax if you work in WA. Shop in Portland with no sales tax. Vancouver also has low...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Uncle Phill
I'll be there next week with my blue 2008

Waiting out the weather in Bakersfield. Heading that way next Saturday.

Lots of nice riding in that area.

Phill
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,607
Posted By Uncle Phill
Another CX500

Round about 1980. Kid came along...bike went away in 1986. Waited 22 years for the next one(KLR).

Phill
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,360
Posted By Uncle Phill
Bee in the helmet

In the 80's. Riding south on I-15. Bee into the right side of the helmet...mad(bee, not me). Had to pull over and remove helmet and get rid of the beast. Hard to concentrate when being stung inside...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,890
Posted By Uncle Phill
First thing with any new vehicle(cage or cycle)...

First thing with any new vehicle(cage or cycle) is add convex mirrors to the stock mirrors. I gotta know who's around me.

Phill
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,636
Views: 1,569,508
Posted By Uncle Phill
Get them through childhood and and then.....

Called her after the race on Saturday and she was OK. Sunday late PM I get the call from the ER nurse.

Trying to jump higher than the boys. Up fine...down not so good. 5 weeks, two broken wrists,...
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,988
Posted By Uncle Phill
Good luck healing up. I've been on the 79 a few...

Good luck healing up. I've been on the 79 a few times lately. Those damn casinos and sprawl have sure changed the nature of that road. In my old age I find myself giving oncoming cars more space...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Uncle Phill
Sorry if this is a repeat posting. Last winter I...

Sorry if this is a repeat posting. Last winter I was following a car on a 4 lane road. She had difficulty staying in her lane so I backed off.

As we approached an intersection I moved to the right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Uncle Phill
CA Basic speed law

Basic Speed Law

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Uncle Phill
Adding towing

I just added towing to my insurance...a wopping $10/year. I have no one to come and get me if I break down or get a flat I can't fix.

Phill
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,504
Posted By Uncle Phill
The best

I grew up in the deep snow country south of Lake Superior. The Kaufman snow scoop is the very best. No lifting & no gas consumed. They work great.

http://scoopsandrakes.com/

Phill
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,402
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 314,137
Posted By Uncle Phill
Don't set your SPOT satellite locator on the top...

Don't set your SPOT satellite locator on the top of your pickup to test. They can survive a 35 mph drop...and DO put name and number on all equipment.

Don't wear a ring when connecting starter to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,414
Posted By Uncle Phill
I don't like taking drugs...that...

I don't like taking drugs...that said...ibuprophin(sp??). I take 400mg when needed for abused joints.

Phill
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,719
Posted By Uncle Phill
Dropped at 35mph

My SPOT has been working fine. I go out a lot by myself and had some close calls over the years. It gives me a few good security feelings.

I dropped mine at 35mph and it still works fine. I had...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,648
Posted By Uncle Phill
I've had mine about 3-4 months. These were also...

I've had mine about 3-4 months. These were also my 1st pair of dedicated cycle boots. I found them VERY stiff and it took me a long time to break them in. I wore them around the house for weeks. It...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2008, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,480
Posted By Uncle Phill
Simplicity

Been using that brown thing from REI for years to make single cups of coffee. I would not be without one.
Put coffee & suger in the basket add water & drink.

Phill
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,290
Posted By Uncle Phill
More old lady stories

Two weeks ago I had an 86 lady year old run a red light in front of me. Looked like bumper cars for a while. She was deviating in her lane ahead of me and I'd backed off more from here. I was making...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,066
Posted By Uncle Phill
I'm not a believer in ESP/6th sense. I think...

I'm not a believer in ESP/6th sense. I think there is always some warning even if we are not consciously aware. Yesterday I backed off on the driver ahead of me because she was deviating in the lane...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,433
Posted By Uncle Phill
Made in USA

My Harbor Freight refill unit is made in the USA. Here's the link: http://www.maccoupler.com/

Phill
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,433
Posted By Uncle Phill
I got my adapter form Harbor Freight & its well...

I got my adapter form Harbor Freight & its well built.
I also freeze the small canisters and get a fairly good fill, although different bottles feel like they fill to different amounts.

Phill
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,635
Posted By Uncle Phill
Learned to balance on a Schwinn in the 50s. My...

Learned to balance on a Schwinn in the 50s. My Sister's boyfriend gave me a ride on a Harley sometime in the early 50s.
Got a 50cc Honda in 1967...learned by doing. Zero instruction of any kind....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-01-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,631
Posted By Uncle Phill
If you go the 1st weekend in October you can stop...

If you go the 1st weekend in October you can stop at PlasterBlaster. It's not motorcycles, but it's interesting.

http://www.plasterblaster.com/:D

The offroaders there often return our lost...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By Uncle Phill
Chris, Thanx! I can't get it to work on my...

Chris,

Thanx! I can't get it to work on my Widows or Linux machines and my cell phone. I'll try it from a machine at work.

Phill:dog
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By Uncle Phill
Question SD Adv Riders?

I can't get the website to load. What URL are you guys loading?

Phill
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