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Forum: Alaska 09-24-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 51,199
Posted By fitenfyr
Chad/Grizz it was great to meet you guys. Safe...

Chad/Grizz it was great to meet you guys.
Safe Journey home to both of you.

Also for everyone there is going to be a special page to vote for the top three put up sometime today we were told....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 8,497
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,132,257
Posted By fitenfyr
Touratech, RideWest and South Sound BMW all have...

Touratech, RideWest and South Sound BMW all have them on the shelf.
Probably easier and less hassle than trying to find one here....just saying....:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,916
Posted By fitenfyr
The Moab GS Challenge will all be based out of...

The Moab GS Challenge will all be based out of the RV park on the north end of town.
You won't be moving camp at all during the event.
Jim just sent out the tracks today for the Challenge and...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 16,916
Posted By fitenfyr
Busy time of year for a small crew so I expect...

Busy time of year for a small crew so I expect that they are buried under the couple hundred e-mails they had to answer coming back from 3 continental divide trips and some more Intro camps.
Mike...
Forum: Alaska 09-09-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 51,199
Posted By fitenfyr
Hacky, When are you guys leaving Seattle? I...

Hacky,
When are you guys leaving Seattle?
I am headed out Sunday taking FS25 on the east of Mt St. Helens then going down through Bend OR, the Alvord Desert and into NV before slabbing it on I-80...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 338
Posted By fitenfyr
Going to the Adventure Rider Challenge in Moab?

So looks like I am headed down solo anybody else going from this area?
I am leaving around the 15th since I need to be there a few days early.
Just wondering if anybody wants to tag along and do...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
Mike, All you really need is the wheels. ...

Mike,
All you really need is the wheels.
Everything else you can swap as needed.
I can go from dirt to street or vise versa in 30 minutes or so swapping rotors.
Another set of rotors knocks that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,884
Posted By fitenfyr
Vince, Check back with them OFTEN....there is a...

Vince,
Check back with them OFTEN....there is a process going on right now to get the instructors qualified to conduct the testing.
I know because I are one....:D

Yes you are correct in that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,513
Posted By fitenfyr
great vid like always Crash...keep'em coming!

great vid like always Crash...keep'em coming!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,884
Posted By fitenfyr
You have been ill advised. You do not have to...

You have been ill advised.
You do not have to take a course to test. You do have to find a contractor that offers the new skills test.
If you go to the DOL site they have a list of approved...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
I agree the K60 is 50/50 at best and certainly...

I agree the K60 is 50/50 at best and certainly not an ageessive off road tire. I was just wondering if you had played with it at all.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
Totally agree with Woody on the suspension... ...

Totally agree with Woody on the suspension...
My next investment is a spring rate change then eventually a shock body change when my suspension guy Alex at Konflict motorsports sorts out an ESA...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
Jimmy, Curious did you run or have you plans to...

Jimmy,
Curious did you run or have you plans to run TKC's with the 21/18 setup?
Currently I am running the TKC front with a Heideneau K60 rear and am really happy with the feel
Solid predictable...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,681
Posted By fitenfyr
Awesome....your vid is going slightly viral on...

Awesome....your vid is going slightly viral on Facebook.
Did the deer run off?
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,647
Posted By fitenfyr
So I am a pretty skilled GS rider and also an...

So I am a pretty skilled GS rider and also an instructor.
I have attended RawHyde's classes and done some leading/coaching on my own in my neck of the woods.
While I wouldn't call this a real "zero...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By fitenfyr
Boundary dam north of Metaline falls. Explore the...

Boundary dam north of Metaline falls. Explore the dam camp right there or find an off shoot of the road.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,381
Posted By fitenfyr
Well have fun gang we are not going to make it...

Well have fun gang we are not going to make it this year. Life happens and it was time to make some changes.
Going to spend the weekend as a family instead which is mode important
Really going to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,381
Posted By fitenfyr
Red, If you get stuck you are more than...

Red,
If you get stuck you are more than willing to drop a tent by to me before Wednesday.
I am on your side of the pond and taking the Jeep up so I have room to stuff an extra tent.
Shoot me an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,381
Posted By fitenfyr
The rally is great.... Just got an E-mail from...

The rally is great....
Just got an E-mail from Jim Hyde that included the GPS tracks so for those registered check your inbox for the tracks, directions and more info.

Like Whitney said riding...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,333
Posted By fitenfyr
Donated so get home now and get that thing...

Donated so get home now and get that thing finished. :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,600
Posted By fitenfyr
I have had the Trax boxes on my 12GS now since...

I have had the Trax boxes on my 12GS now since '09 when I bought it.

Overall they are decent quality, but one of mine leaks a lot...it is the plastic corners that are doing it and sealing them up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,651
Posted By fitenfyr
Oh that looked like fun....need to get the KTM...

Oh that looked like fun....need to get the KTM working and put that on my list for next year :clap
Come on Whit we will go together. :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,616
Posted By fitenfyr
Well I would totally disagree with this. In...

Well I would totally disagree with this.

In my opinion the most heat you will feel in traffic comes from the cooler up front not the heads although you do feel a little heat from them when moving....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By fitenfyr
Might just be free on the 21st....:evil

Might just be free on the 21st....:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By fitenfyr
So it sounds like there would be some interest in...

So it sounds like there would be some interest in a "training" day out there?

My wife needs to get out and knock the rust off so I was planning on heading out there again soon.

I will drop a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
The only thing I can add to what Woody said is...

The only thing I can add to what Woody said is personal preference.
The combination of the larger wheel and the trail change makes the handling different.
It is subtle in my opinion so it all...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
Same here the minor height difference does...

Same here the minor height difference does nothing for the seat issue, but however it does change the trail a bit and certainly creates a slight to moderate handling change depending on your...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,372
Posted By fitenfyr
Bob, I would pick up another bike knowing what...

Bob,
I would pick up another bike knowing what kind of time frames you have to deal with.
What did Alex think of the crack?
I trust him and Aaron a lot when it comes to GS stuff. They have not...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-08-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 23,076
Posted By fitenfyr
Guys you can't go wrong with a Woody's 21" up...

Guys you can't go wrong with a Woody's 21" up front.
Other than a squeaky brake issue Woody and I have been trying to sort out (odd duck thing not normal) I have been 100% happy with my 21"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By fitenfyr
Hey it was fun bumping into you guys. Lot's of...

Hey it was fun bumping into you guys.
Lot's of big bike out there yesterday which was really cool
I have to say I thought yesterday was going to be a nut house with the great weather, spring break...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,345
Posted By fitenfyr
I have a dirt road and gravel driveway that I...

I have a dirt road and gravel driveway that I ride every time with the PR3's.
They stick VERY well and I have to work hard at getting the rear to break loose :evil
That said the front tire washed...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,881
Posted By fitenfyr
I got to ride a cross country a bunch last summer...

I got to ride a cross country a bunch last summer leading some local demo rides and I have to say they are DANG impressive.
I kept having to tell myself it has floorboards and they were not meant to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,891
Posted By fitenfyr
Marc, Your doing my dream job. I have always...

Marc,
Your doing my dream job.
I have always wanted to be an independent trucker and take on the "odd" loads, but life took me in other directions.
I will have to settle for charter coaches and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,025
Posted By fitenfyr
Haven't done many miles on my set yet, but I...

Haven't done many miles on my set yet, but I agree with everything that has been said.
They are a great road tire so far.

I have a second set of rims so I will not use these on more than a gravel...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By fitenfyr
Something to try instead of looking for a longer...

Something to try instead of looking for a longer shifter.
Move your foot back and ride more on the balls of your feet. Also use more of the side of your boot instead of trying to actually get your...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By fitenfyr
The way I understand it..... Norm, Comf,...

The way I understand it.....

Norm, Comf, Sport all change your rebound and compression for both shocks.
You do understand the front is another shock and not true fork legs right?

When you...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By fitenfyr
You won't be disapointed....oh did I forget to...

You won't be disapointed....oh did I forget to mention the food.
Three great meals a day so you don't even have to hassle with that.:D
Seriously Moab is worth the trip and doing it with a whole...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By fitenfyr
Actually the cylinder heads keep it up just fine...

Actually the cylinder heads keep it up just fine in my opinion.
I have a busted leg due to a pannier so mine stay home when I am playing in the rough stuff.
Pack overnight stuff in a stuff sack on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,483
Posted By fitenfyr
I've heard back from several guys I ride with...

I've heard back from several guys I ride with that all ride 1200's at or above my skill level and have ridden the 100 before on smaller bikes.
Respecting there opinions and information I am not...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By fitenfyr
Great time to ride the White Rim will be during...

Great time to ride the White Rim will be during the Adventure Riders Challenge this year in September.
Lot's of company to ride with so you don't have to go alone and the rest of the rides are...
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