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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2014, 02:26 PM
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Posted By redneckmech
They were working on it last time I rode through...

They were working on it last time I rode through there!
It is a fun dual sport ride through to Clark fork!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 86,750
Posted By redneckmech
Oh no!! Sorry to hear... Get well soon!! ...

Oh no!! Sorry to hear... Get well soon!!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Good Idea on the Sawzall! I have a stihl ms170 i...

Good Idea on the Sawzall! I have a stihl ms170 i bought just for clearing trail but hadn't gotten it moved up to Avery yet... It is pretty bulky in the backpack but one trip up the trail with it and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/25/eda6uvyp.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/05/25/eda6uvyp.jpg
Here is the resulting damage. Not too bad considering what happened.

After being having my head pinned under the bike, I got to thinking and bought...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ersM24ZWq-k&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ersM24ZWq-k&feature=youtu.be

As promised, here is the video. The funny part is that the XR was completely unscathed... I guess I cushioned its fall. The helmet did...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Glad you approved of the XR!! It was great to...

Glad you approved of the XR!! It was great to meeting up with you guys!
I did a trail ride on the XR on Tuesday and gave myself an excuse to get a new helmet....... Video to follow..
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 37,440
Posted By redneckmech
Great pics Ladybug!! I am enjoying them until I...

Great pics Ladybug!!
I am enjoying them until I am able to get out and do some riding (other than commuting) myself!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
The problem with riding in the winter you will...

The problem with riding in the winter you will freeze, your bike will corrode horribly, but you will have a great time!!

I would recommend Ceramic coating as it will stand the heat better.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
I just jumped in mid-conversation :freaky As much...

I just jumped in mid-conversation :freaky As much as I would like to join up for the ride, the weekend is looking bleak as far as riding time right now..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 10:47 AM
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Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2806/13913795064_2b...

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2806/13913795064_2b69082326_b.jpg (http://www.advrider.com/forums/<a href=)

I can fit bigger loads on the Vstrom though!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Yep, I finally did. I got a deal I couldn't pass...

Yep, I finally did. I got a deal I couldn't pass up on Vstrom. I kept the Nighthawk for a bit over a year riding both of them but after I messed up my back it wasn't nearly as comfortable as my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
It does sound like a fun ride though!! Sent...

It does sound like a fun ride though!!

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
I don't think Steve caught that you were planning...

I don't think Steve caught that you were planning on going to Palouse Falls, had to check the previous page for that. Without reading back a page or so, your post sounded like you were just going for...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 706,565
Posted By redneckmech
AH! I didnt know of the fitment issue! I have...

AH! I didnt know of the fitment issue!
I have heard that Hepco Beckers are a bit better than the Givi. you could always go $$Touratech.
For luggage take a look at caribou...
Forum: Beasts 04-14-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 706,565
Posted By redneckmech
I just put on a set of K60 scouts and rode with...

I just put on a set of K60 scouts and rode with them in the Odessa 100 Dual sport poker run.. They are fantastic in the dirt and great on the street so far. I only have about 6-700 miles on them but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10,070
Views: 2,096,118
Posted By redneckmech
XR500 engine :D

XR500 engine :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,209
Posted By redneckmech
One other thing: Small first aid kit Very handy...

One other thing: Small first aid kit
Very handy if you cut yourself, get a headache....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,209
Posted By redneckmech
I carry 3 tire irons, patches, plugs, and a CO2...

I carry 3 tire irons, patches, plugs, and a CO2 inflator.. You could air it up with a hand pump but may have a combination of carpal tunnel and tennis elbow by the time you are finished:lol3 the CO2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Helicoils can be finicky when removing and...

Helicoils can be finicky when removing and re-installing bolts... If you want to go that route try a keensert, I have had better luck with them staying. The oversize plug should work fine and be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Tentatively my plan too! Hope to see everyone...

Tentatively my plan too! Hope to see everyone there!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Hey Ladybug Thanks for putting together the...

Hey Ladybug
Thanks for putting together the meetup last weekend! I had a great time meeting everyone and checking out the show afterwards!!

On a sidenote, who had the other yellow Strom at the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
Yep!! I remember meeting you guys!! I saw your...

Yep!! I remember meeting you guys!! I saw your ADV sticker when you were stopped on the bridge taking pictures and walked over to say hello. The guy riding with me had never been on trail before so I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
Well I fell behind.

"I am not going to tour Arizona following a motor-home". This was Steve's explanation for giving the agreed upon signal to turn around. We had left St. George somewhat late in the morning, and then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/6ezuzy3e.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/6ezuzy3e.jpg
Scootersteve at the overlook.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/yjytepud.jpg

And the hoover dam at sunset.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
We are currently in Kingman!! Here are a couple...

We are currently in Kingman!! Here are a couple of pics from yesterday, more to follow later!
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/04/a3a5amap.jpg
Some jeep trails around St George.



Sent from my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
Pm sent! Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using...

Pm sent!

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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
So, bit of an update! Yesterday I felt that I...

So, bit of an update! Yesterday I felt that I changing tires in the morning would be cutting it too close, so I bowed out of a previous engagement to drive down to my apartment and change them....
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,682
Posted By redneckmech
Eek Starting the new year out right. ADV Style!!

Objective: 60 hours from conception to fruition.
The idea for this trip began yesterday afternoon, ScooterSteve had invited me over to watch "Why We Ride", and have a couple of beers. After the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
She-foot is a cool ride, I worked out of that...

She-foot is a cool ride, I worked out of that area for 6 years.. There's a myriad of trails you can take to it off a dirt bike. In fact; there were two years in a row where I was the first motorcycle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Ok, I cant argue that one!! :deal Hope y'all have...

Ok, I cant argue that one!! :deal Hope y'all have a good time!:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 09:22 AM
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Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
I am with ladybug, Tuesday evenings really will...

I am with ladybug, Tuesday evenings really will not work for me either. Maybe weekend? I will have to check my schedule but Friday might work for me also.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I727 using...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5,566
Views: 309,150
Posted By redneckmech
Hey! I actually like the sound of that better!!...

Hey! I actually like the sound of that better!! This would be the second movie I have gone to a theater to see and the first was not by choice. :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By redneckmech
It looks like they extended the Spokane deadline...

It looks like they extended the Spokane deadline to Dec 3d. Still time to sign up!:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10,070
Views: 2,096,118
Posted By redneckmech
Those are about as simple as it gets.. With the...

Those are about as simple as it gets.. With the exception of the Tote goat. The tote goat doesn't have any suspension and it looks like the mustang does. (kind of).
They however, are not fast...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,304
Posted By redneckmech
Wicked "Why We Ride" film coming to Spokane

Saw that this film was coming to Spokane, and I was wondering if any other ADVers were planning on going to it? Me and a couple other guys from this site have already preordered tickets. For the...
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,239
Views: 3,616,501
Posted By redneckmech
Here is my addition

http://www.flickr.com/photos/105947143@N07/10366499933/http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7356/10366499933_59d9c47a03_c.jpg
I rode all winter last winter, this was on the county road to my house. Studded...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,624
Posted By redneckmech
Tourmaster

Hey all,
I have had several tourmaster jackets over the past few years and here is my 2c on them.
Flex 2- Nice jacket, I really liked the ability to zip off the outer layer and use it as a mesh...
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 16,574
Posted By redneckmech
+1 on the ham radio. I am an operator and have...

+1 on the ham radio. I am an operator and have never had a problem reaching anyone from even the most remote areas in North Idaho. I do not go on any trip without mine. No matter where you are, there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,443
Posted By redneckmech
Cbx 1000

I love the sound of this bike. IMHO it beats the sound of any of the new motogp bikes.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zQfI6TPbIfg" frameborder="0"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 800,443
Posted By redneckmech
And I did... Those roads were made for...

And I did... Those roads were made for motorcycles...:evil
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