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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By wizze
I don't know about the "first come first SEVERED"...

I don't know about the "first come first SEVERED" thing for camping. Very 80's horror film! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By wizze
There is also North Bend road. It's out and back...

There is also North Bend road. It's out and back but you will get your fix. I just did Tinkham and snoqualmie to Easton on Friday. I saw zero snow.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By wizze
I would have done a control start race. The full...

I would have done a control start race. The full time keeping is too much math and work. The hurry up and wait thing gets old.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 22,847
Posted By wizze
You never call...or write....or invite me on...

You never call...or write....or invite me on rides :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 22,847
Posted By wizze
Can you move it a little further this way?

Can you move it a little further this way?
Forum: Racing 04-09-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,285
Posted By wizze
I was one of the 5000. nice

I was one of the 5000. nice
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,844
Posted By wizze
A woman I work with lives on a sharp corner. ...

A woman I work with lives on a sharp corner. Fatal wreck there 2 years ago and they STILL are putting stuff up. She says every anniversary, birthday, etc there are crosses and balloons in her yard....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By wizze
snoqualmie falls

snoqualmie falls
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,760
Posted By wizze
I-405 motorcycle toll violates Federal law

http://www.king5.com/story/news/local/2015/03/31/motorcycle-tolls/70707396/

Federal law requires states to let motorcycles into HOV lanes for free. Safety concerns recognized by the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By wizze
Sorry but the 1190 is the wild woman. I would...

Sorry but the 1190 is the wild woman. I would agree the 800 is the one you marry when you settle down. Although both are high maintenance and require a large credit card so they can accessorize...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By wizze
I emailed them and bitched. Will it help? no...

I emailed them and bitched. Will it help? no but I feel a little better.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By wizze
What if your headlight isn't 3 inches high? Talk...

What if your headlight isn't 3 inches high? Talk about a money grab. Then ALL non-tolled FREE vehicles need to get these stupid stickers. This is such BS!
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-22-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By wizze
I agree I like the taller bars. Didn't notice...

I agree I like the taller bars. Didn't notice any front/back issues.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By wizze
I mix radials/bias with tubes all the time. The...

I mix radials/bias with tubes all the time. The world didn't explode....yet.....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-17-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 236,701
Posted By wizze
What photo I was staring at your avatar :tb

What photo I was staring at your avatar :tb
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,283
Posted By wizze
Sometimes more dangerous for the motorcycle

Sometimes more dangerous for the motorcycle
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-12-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,283
Posted By wizze
Pretty sure the consensus is GS is better off...

Pretty sure the consensus is GS is better off road and Tiger better on road. I agree. Wife had a Tiger. And any bike you drop in water is not happy. Did your friend tell the dealer what happened...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By wizze
What a great offer. Wish I was closer.

What a great offer. Wish I was closer.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,376
Posted By wizze
I bought my Scotts from Renazco using the ADV...

I bought my Scotts from Renazco using the ADV discount. Never had an issue with Scotts so I stayed with them for the GS.

Road VS Off road
The off-road damper is a non-rebound stabilizer, which...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By wizze
I've run this pack for a few years. It's top...

I've run this pack for a few years. It's top quality. I like having tool/parts/food on my hip so I don't have all that weight hanging off my shoulder (just a camelback on my back.) I even strap a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By wizze
Looks like shit. known manufacturing defect and...

Looks like shit. known manufacturing defect and already been through that BS. I was even going to fix the leak myself since valve service was due anyway. Dealer wouldn't give me any parts for that...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-06-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By wizze
Looked at used F650 twin for my wife. Cracked...

Looked at used F650 twin for my wife. Cracked tank and leaky valve gasket. Out of warranty and BMW won't fix their crap. Bike sat from estate issues. no thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,887
Posted By wizze
It's not the model, it's the throttle

It's not the model, it's the throttle
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,333
Views: 2,298,839
Posted By wizze
Price seems high even with all that stuff. And...

Price seems high even with all that stuff. And most of the extras are not worth mentioning. What about all the gas the bike burned? Not to mention 95% of buyers would have to undo the suspension. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-27-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,436
Posted By wizze
Update. I had a chance to go for a ride where...

Update. I had a chance to go for a ride where the Rekluse could shine. It didn't disappoint. No chatter or squeeling. Always felt engaged when it was supposed to be and performed very well even...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By wizze
Wow 8 hrs and shredded. I am kinda regretting my...

Wow 8 hrs and shredded. I am kinda regretting my impulse purchase. Guess I'll try it since I have it.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By wizze
I was in a shop that had some of these tires so I...

I was in a shop that had some of these tires so I picked one up. Right away I noticed the more rounded profile as compared to a normal trials tires as was mentioned before. The lugs have a wider...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By wizze
Well I guess I should add my experience with the...

Well I guess I should add my experience with the Vee Rubber was a LOT of hard braking and accelerating. It squirmed at high speed with lower pressures. I will probably try the Moto Z next. Keep us...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By wizze
Sounds like you need a new shop. What sort of...

Sounds like you need a new shop. What sort of place has never heard of Barkbuster?? I would have showed them the world outside of Fox and Dunflop.
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,918
Posted By wizze
I ran the MT43. Good traction in rocks and...

I ran the MT43. Good traction in rocks and HORRIBLE braking offroad. Since the MT43 in DOT its just a hard tire. I have a Vee Rubber 308 on a second wheel set. I ran that in a hare scramble race...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,073
Posted By wizze
I just went thru this. I called and visited...

I just went thru this. I called and visited every insurance company in my area. I was with American Modern while in PA but moving to WA I needed to find a local agent. They sent me to Safeco but...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,206
Posted By wizze
I have a friend (new rider) that bought the...

I have a friend (new rider) that bought the Harbor Freight hitch hauler. He loaded his bike onto for the very first time and the same thing happened to him. Needless to say he returned it and spent...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-13-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 937
Posted By wizze
install the slip-on and enjoy. That's it

install the slip-on and enjoy. That's it
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By wizze
borrowing a Canadian bike

My wife has agreed to do the TT rally. Only prob is my 500 is too big for her. Our BiL has a KLX250S she feels comfy on. Problem is BiL and bike are Canadian. Borrowing it is not an issue but...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,760
Posted By wizze
I had 2 of the old big square transponders for my...

I had 2 of the old big square transponders for my car and truck. PA resident but I went thru MD since they had (at the time not sure now) only a $25 recharge vs PA's $50. MD also had free tag...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,538
Posted By wizze
That's cheating and I would know. :wink:

That's cheating and I would know. :wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,436
Posted By wizze
Installed the Rekluse. It feels different in the...

Installed the Rekluse. It feels different in the GS compared to the KTM 500. On the KTM it hits like a hammer and on the GS it feels lazy. But I know they are very different HP to weight blah blah...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By wizze
A friend that paints cars for a living painted my...

A friend that paints cars for a living painted my GS. 18 mos later and no issues. Don't ask me what he did cuz I don't know. :D
...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By wizze
I would suggest separate armor (I like Troy Lee...

I would suggest separate armor (I like Troy Lee or something better quality) and MX if you plan on spirited off road or gravel riding. Armored pants are ok at making you feel better. I went down in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 56,299
Posted By wizze
To be fair, Frank has 2 other bikes he doesn't...

To be fair, Frank has 2 other bikes he doesn't work on either.
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