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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By 1911fan
Great idea but the wife is sold on Conconully....

Great idea but the wife is sold on Conconully. Good riding here too!


1911fan

EDIR: She'll be up here (Riverside) this weekend, and I think we'll head south out of Conconully to Winthrop for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,123
Posted By 1911fan
Mrs1911fan and I will have to check that out this...

Mrs1911fan and I will have to check that out this summer. We're buying a house in Conconully.


1911fan

PS: Good thread resurrection!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By 1911fan
The damage on the head is not in the combustion...

The damage on the head is not in the combustion chamber. Seems to me a machine shop could fix it right up, and with a new cam should run fine. Worth a try.


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 05-17-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,605
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
True. I'm just going to say that the...

True. I'm just going to say that the instructions state to wash them with hot soapy water, not gasoline or solvents. FWIW I won't run them on anything I own.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Supposed to rain this week, possible...

Supposed to rain this week, possible thunderstorms. Oughta be good mushroom picking, though!


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1,605
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
Had that happen once with a 9V battery and a set...

Had that happen once with a 9V battery and a set of car keys. In my pocket. I don't carry batteries in my pocket any more. HOT!


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,293
Views: 2,981,844
Posted By 1911fan
That will make the oil taste funny. ...

That will make the oil taste funny.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10,420
Views: 2,232,771
Posted By 1911fan
Working in the parts end of the motorcycle stores...

Working in the parts end of the motorcycle stores for several years, we got that a lot. What brand is it? "Ummm, it's yellow, I think."
We had one guy come in and slam a box down on the counter...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Cashmere to Chelan _should_ be passable. Except...

Cashmere to Chelan _should_ be passable. Except for maybe some areas around Junior Point, above 25 Mile Creek. Probably still a bit of snow after the rain we just got. Look for morels and post...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 138,264
Posted By 1911fan
So, which takes more room? Layers or a better...

So, which takes more room? Layers or a better bag?

1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 574,188
Posted By 1911fan
I wish I could commute on the bike. I'm in the...

I wish I could commute on the bike. I'm in the process of moving about a hundred miles, and the garage is so packed full of home stuff I can barely even see it. It's 100 miles south of me at the...
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 138,264
Posted By 1911fan
I'd rather pay more for a bag and stay warm. ...

I'd rather pay more for a bag and stay warm. I've got several sleeping bags, but I use my 20 degree bag a lot. I HATE a crappy night's sleep because I'm cold. YMMV, IMNSHO, etc.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,539
Views: 2,334,304
Posted By 1911fan
Can't spell "Virago" even though it probably says...

Can't spell "Virago" even though it probably says it on both side panels. Cool trike setup, though. And look at the tags he listed under his contact info: Yamaha, Kawasaki, honda, suzuki, hodaka,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 26,931
Views: 4,921,666
Posted By 1911fan
+1, I'm going to set my DRZ up for camping. We...

+1, I'm going to set my DRZ up for camping. We are moving to a tiny town, and pavement ends within sight of my house. No slab, and nothing between home and the Canadian border but dirt roads and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11,539
Views: 2,334,304
Posted By 1911fan
All the bikes I've owned in three different...

All the bikes I've owned in three different states have had titles, even way back. Having had three of them stolen, a lack of title makes me think I'm buying stolen property. Someone probably still...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11,539
Views: 2,334,304
Posted By 1911fan
Want... but no title. Pass. 1911fan

Want... but no title. Pass.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Agree. It's a charge to be on land I'm already...

Agree. It's a charge to be on land I'm already paying for.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 26,931
Views: 4,921,666
Posted By 1911fan
Reverse drill bit. They make them in many sizes....

Reverse drill bit. They make them in many sizes.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Or drop down past Beehive Reservoir into...

Or drop down past Beehive Reservoir into Wenatchee for gas n grub, then slab to Cashmere and camp. 9712 between the Beehive turnoff and it's intersection with Peavine Canyon road has been...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,179
Posted By 1911fan
Not if you live in Baltimore! 1911fan

Not if you live in Baltimore!


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,179
Posted By 1911fan
What armor is that? I like it. I usually carry...

What armor is that? I like it.
I usually carry a Kahr CW40 on my right hip, and during grouse season a .22 in the tankbag, and if I'm energetic and it's bear season a Super Redhawk in .44 Mag in an...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,179
Posted By 1911fan
Yup, as a club, when it's empty. Agree about...

Yup, as a club, when it's empty. Agree about just staying out of bad situations, though. Since I started carrying I'm much more of a chicken. Really don't want to shoot somebody.



1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,895
Views: 561,527
Posted By 1911fan
Same here, but I want to know where it is! ...

Same here, but I want to know where it is!


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 29,947
Posted By 1911fan
Dammit.... I'm OUT. I've started a new...

Dammit.... I'm OUT.

I've started a new job, so time off is hard to get right now. Plus, since the job is 100 miles north of where I live, Mrs1911fan and I are buying a house in Conconully. ...
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,605
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
"hard to release" > "came loose and my bike is...

"hard to release" > "came loose and my bike is trashed."


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:17 PM
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
Ancras. /discussion 1911fan

Ancras. /discussion


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 04-26-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,605
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
Did something similar (though not as bad) to...

Did something similar (though not as bad) to myself years ago. Lesson learned, ATGATT on the weedeater! I also wear safety glasses. Didn't used to, but I weedwhacked a chunk of something into my...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26,931
Views: 4,921,666
Posted By 1911fan
Do it yourself. It's not that hard and a basic...

Do it yourself. It's not that hard and a basic set of tools will do it. Buy a service manual, and start with the basics. It'll save you money and familiarize you with the bike- handy on trailside...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38,214
Views: 10,121,798
Posted By 1911fan
http://www.demotivationalposters.net/image/demotiv...

http://www.demotivationalposters.net/image/demotivational-poster/small/1210/emergency-eye-bleach-eye-bleach-demotivational-posters-1349242447.jpg


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Check the snowmeters before you go. ...

Check the snowmeters before you go.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 138,264
Posted By 1911fan
FWIW I'm doomed to decaf, and it all tastes like...

FWIW I'm doomed to decaf, and it all tastes like crap. I like good coffee. But the Via packets are quick, simple, light, don't take up much room, and taste good, to me. De gustibus non disputandam...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 138,264
Posted By 1911fan
And, according to my cardiologist, may have...

And, according to my cardiologist, may have contributed to my afib. And gave my coworker a bleeding ulcer.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3,816
Views: 574,188
Posted By 1911fan
I'm in the process of moving to a much smaller...

I'm in the process of moving to a much smaller town, and turn signal etiquette appears to be "Put your turn signal on as you start to turn". Seriously.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
Last time we talked you were signing papers. ...

Last time we talked you were signing papers. How's the move going? You were a nice short ride from me, now you're moving further away.
(...sniffs own armpits... no, it's not that...)
I'm staying...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
If you're heading this way from Portland on the...

If you're heading this way from Portland on the way to the rally, you're lost. We'll have a beer anyway.


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 04-21-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,605
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Views: 361,036
Posted By 1911fan
Kitty roca, yum! 1911fan

Kitty roca, yum!


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,816
Views: 347,803
Posted By 1911fan
My wife and I just put in an offer on a house in...

My wife and I just put in an offer on a house in Conconully, so all those are in what is now my back yard. Can't wait to get the DRZ up here. Currently living in my RV in Riverside while we wait...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26,931
Views: 4,921,666
Posted By 1911fan
That you poseted a small black & white picture of...

That you poseted a small black & white picture of a spark plug? That's how it shows up on my end.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 04-19-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 26,931
Views: 4,921,666
Posted By 1911fan
I don't think the E can carry anything unless you...

I don't think the E can carry anything unless you replace the subframe with one off an S/SM model.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8,895
Views: 561,527
Posted By 1911fan
Right click, inspect element Q. 1911fan

Right click, inspect element Q.


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