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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-24-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Roonie
Thanks for the presentation. I enjoyed hearing...

Thanks for the presentation. I enjoyed hearing about your trip. Forgot to ask last night... I saw you had Alaska leather on your seat any other modifications on the seat? My 800 seat is horrible...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By Roonie
great weather and trail should be good. The dust...

great weather and trail should be good. The dust is bad usually at this time of year. The rain will make the conditions perfect riding!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 236,550
Posted By Roonie
Updated first page links thanks to Maddaddy

Updated first page links thanks to Maddaddy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 631,079
Posted By Roonie
A mix of trips I have done. <iframe...

A mix of trips I have done.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Z4pUs-zKQQI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,285
Posted By Roonie
It was an exception. I had been watching...

It was an exception. I had been watching craigslist for a long time. Finally this one came on and I went same day to pick it up. Basically it was bought by a guy who never rode it. An 08 that sat...
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,285
Posted By Roonie
Having gone through this decision process as well...

Having gone through this decision process as well I finally ended up with a Wr250R. I really wanted the Berg however except they are so much more $$ and only found new but man they are sweet bikes. ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
We did our own tour of Idaho. Most these pics...

We did our own tour of Idaho. Most these pics taken near Sun Valley give or take 200 miles.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
Some pics from a recent 1700 mile self supported...

Some pics from a recent 1700 mile self supported trip camping the entire way. Two Wr250r's and lots of scenery..... The bikes worked flawlessly. Very remote and glad we had the big gas tanks on...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
Awesome! What did you use for the lights and...

Awesome!

What did you use for the lights and windscreen?
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
Not to answer directly but I just finished 1500...

Not to answer directly but I just finished 1500 miles in 6 consecutive days on my bike and I could see no problem to keep on going. The bike can handle it. I had all my gear and food for 7 days...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
I also own a BMW f800gs and to be honest I like...

I also own a BMW f800gs and to be honest I like riding the wr250 more. However whenever I feel the need for serious power I jump on the 800 and zoom through the gears! The main advantage the 800...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
iMovie on mac

iMovie on mac
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
So my buddy and I did about 1500 miles of all...

So my buddy and I did about 1500 miles of all backcountry riding on our wr250's in 6 days. No problems at all. Mine has all the mods, fmf pipe and header, fmf programmer, exup removed, ultimate...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 236,550
Posted By Roonie
I added interactive map of the route on first...

I added interactive map of the route on first post of this thread. Thanks to Maddaddy for the help and info.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 14,047
Posted By Roonie
Same type of riding as me. In fact I am going on...

Same type of riding as me. In fact I am going on a 1600 mile trip all on single track and back roads self supported next week. Using the Wr250R for this and I must say it is a surprising little...
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
No but I can take some soon.

No but I can take some soon.
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
I have the giant loop protector for my FMF...

I have the giant loop protector for my FMF muffler on my WR and it was easy. $25 dollars later and everything is protected. No more worrying about burning stuff on the muffler. I got a fender bag...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-26-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,842
Posted By Roonie
I have the seat concepts on my Yamaha WR250R and...

I have the seat concepts on my Yamaha WR250R and really like it. IT was easy to install and a 100% improvement for the money. I am thinking of trying it for my 800.
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,513
Posted By Roonie
SUBSCRIBED ........ order # 11847 Thanks for...

SUBSCRIBED ........ order # 11847

Thanks for the prize opportunity and had an awesome time at the Overland rally in Ellensburg, WA. Hope to go again next year.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Roonie
I have done a lot of buying and selling of homes...

I have done a lot of buying and selling of homes and the appliances are always part of the deal unless specifically stated otherwise in all homes. Or if you listed the house and already took some of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By Roonie
Don't go to Ride west BMW. I wanted them to...

Don't go to Ride west BMW. I wanted them to mount a pair of TKC's I had bought online for my BMW while it was in for its initial break in service (thats right after just buying a bike from them). ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,838
Posted By Roonie
I am doing it around Sept 10th or so taking 10...

I am doing it around Sept 10th or so taking 10 days to do the route. I will be on it with another buddy both riding wr250r's. Maybe see you guys out there? We are self supported the entire way.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8,440
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,114,186
Posted By Roonie
Thinking of selling my 09 BMW F800GS. Has 3523...

Thinking of selling my 09 BMW F800GS. Has 3523 miles. Has lots of extras.... set up for adventure riding. Just did an oil and filter change and brake fluid change and have done all recalls. ...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
I tested my lean angle sensor and it will not...

I tested my lean angle sensor and it will not start if the sensor is on its side even thought the bike is upright. I think it is more for starting the bike then bikes that are currently operating. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-02-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,459
Posted By Roonie
It was an abandoned campground/hike just north of...

It was an abandoned campground/hike just north of Wynoochie. The state put big mounds of dirt so no access. We found motorcycle access on a hiking trail down to the site. Then we had to wade the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
Filmed with a gopro camera in waterproof case. ...

Filmed with a gopro camera in waterproof case. It doesn't pick up much sound with this.



LOL... the exposure at times was 100 foot drop or more. The joke was we were filming my first and last...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-01-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,459
Posted By Roonie
Great ride. I have done several rides in that...

Great ride. I have done several rides in that area the past couple of years on the same routes.

Our video from it similar scenery you will recognize.

http://youtu.be/tn3q1dks390
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
Recently picked up a used 2008 WR250R with under...

Recently picked up a used 2008 WR250R with under 900 miles.

Did about 100 miles of single track on it and I really like the bike! It confirmed my choice of buying it. Great ride.

I have...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
I don't know about best but I paid $3700 for an...

I don't know about best but I paid $3700 for an 08 with 900 miles on it in great condition. A little under excellent blue book value.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43,307
Views: 8,201,254
Posted By Roonie
I joined the club. Found an 08 with less than a...

I joined the club. Found an 08 with less than a 1000 miles on it. I wanted something smaller than my BMW f800gs and I sold my Honda XR400 since it didn't have electric start nor the FI. Happy with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8,440
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,114,186
Posted By Roonie
WTB Yamaha WR250R

Looking for a used Yamaha WR250R if anyone is thinking of selling.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,703
Posted By Roonie
There is a lot of folks looking in this category...

There is a lot of folks looking in this category myself included. I have a big beast for more road trips the f800gs and I need something light for trail work and some dual sporting. The wr250r fits...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,703
Posted By Roonie
is this price from the dealer? I am interested...

is this price from the dealer? I am interested in this bike too but scared off by the MSRP. No used ones either on the market. Did you ask for this price from the dealer and got it? I would buy...
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,944
Posted By Roonie
I have that exact same hauler in the link you...

I have that exact same hauler in the link you provided. It has done fine. I have carried my XR400R on the back of my suburban many times with this hauler and have put about 3000 miles hauling my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-09-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,636
Posted By Roonie
Do it yourself. Super easy to do. Mine holds 3...

Do it yourself. Super easy to do. Mine holds 3 qts exactly and a new filter is easy to put on. Takes 10 minutes to do. Get a new crush washer for drain plug and pick up an oil filter wrench.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Roonie
as of Sunday snow at the plane wreck.

as of Sunday snow at the plane wreck.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-22-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 96,404
Posted By Roonie
Curious if there is any weight difference from...

Curious if there is any weight difference from stock. Can you get a weight on this now?
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4,112
Views: 666,557
Posted By Roonie
What is the estimated range now of the bike with...

What is the estimated range now of the bike with a 6.6 gallon tank? What is average MPG people are getting?

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 64,838
Posted By Roonie
typical NW riding.... nice vid. Have you...

typical NW riding.... nice vid.

Have you found a way to get 200 miles out of this bike? It's a gas hog! I started to add up cost on the extra tank add ons and it is at $1200 and still not at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,728
Posted By Roonie
We used several nannies from CL to take care of...

We used several nannies from CL to take care of our sons. We both worked so needed a full time nanny when they were young. We put our add up and found some great people to be the nanny. They were...
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