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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By 1911fan
Stop in E'berg and get the pass to ride through...

Stop in E'berg and get the pass to ride through the wind farm at Horse Heaven Hills. Excellent views and easy riding.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By 1911fan
Years ago I was on the fence about this, too. ...

Years ago I was on the fence about this, too. More motocrossing than street riding at the time, and friends wore both. I was wearing my first full-face helmet, jumped over a berm at an angle and...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Carb Wisdom sought: DRZ400E

My relatively-new-to-me 2001 DRZ400 E came with an FMF exhaust. I'm about to swap subframes, and the one I'm installing came with an airbox with the 3X3 mod done. No idea if the one on the bike has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By 1911fan
I've run it on three different bikes- Honda...

I've run it on three different bikes- Honda 250XL, KLR 650, and KTM 990. The route swings through Ardenvoir, where there is gas, at some point. IIRC most of the DF mileages are 120-150, so if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,080
Posted By 1911fan
So, after your breaks, you still felt tired? ...

So, after your breaks, you still felt tired? Maybe more sleep would help.


For those of you that don't know, the author of the Hokey Pokey song passed away recently. There was a problem at the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Rats.... my $300 subframe is here. 1911fan

Rats.... my $300 subframe is here.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,816,647
Posted By 1911fan
This. Plus I don't wear a watch, so... ...

This. Plus I don't wear a watch, so...


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,465
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Views: 331,092
Posted By 1911fan
Not at all. No nerves in toenails, and that's...

Not at all. No nerves in toenails, and that's all you're poking a hole in. And the relief is instant and amazing.


1911fan
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,465
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Views: 331,092
Posted By 1911fan
This. Do this right away. Take a paper clip,...

This. Do this right away. Take a paper clip, drill, bit, whatever. Use a lighter or what have you to get it good and hot. With mild pressure, it will melt through the toenail, making a hole for...
Forum: Regional forums 02-24-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 960
Views: 138,444
Posted By 1911fan
Mrs1911fan has decided next year's pilgrimage to...

Mrs1911fan has decided next year's pilgrimage to the folks starts off with a few days on Maui, and she's found a little rental place upcountry, which I like, but she wants to be on/near water. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 510,383
Posted By 1911fan
Yesterday morning, light traffic mostly moving at...

Yesterday morning, light traffic mostly moving at 65-70mph. RAV4 in the left lane doing 55-60 next to a car in the right lane doing about the same. As I came up on the RAV, it accelerated a bit,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Why not just go Clarke or whoever? ...

Why not just go Clarke or whoever?


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,177
Posted By 1911fan
No, but meth cooks are out there. A few of them...

No, but meth cooks are out there. A few of them will carry different ingredients to a meeting place and cook there. That way, if they get checked, they are not packing a methlab. They're protective...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By 1911fan
I've got a Blackhawk pack. It's been my moto...

I've got a Blackhawk pack. It's been my moto pack as a commuter and weekend rider for several years and has served as carry-on luggage and a hunting pack as well. I think they run about $175 but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,187
Posted By 1911fan
Disparity is because the snowpack keeps melting. ...

Disparity is because the snowpack keeps melting. Wonder how early we can do the WABDR this year?


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,220
Posted By 1911fan
Steel flask of Pendleton 1910. Then again, I'm...

Steel flask of Pendleton 1910. Then again, I'm drinking it right now, so this might be drunk posting.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Yup, the S frame will handle luggage racks and...

Yup, the S frame will handle luggage racks and bags, the E is not as stout. I plan on camping trips off the DRZ so want the extra weight capacity.
I bought mine as a test bike for Mrs1911fan, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,187
Posted By 1911fan
We've had damn little snow this year, maybe...

We've had damn little snow this year, maybe totaling 5-6" at the house. Hills are bare, and I'm going to go poke around Sunday and see how far I can go.
Gonna be a long, hot summer, is my guess. ...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Why, thank you!! A prompt, courteous and...

Why, thank you!! A prompt, courteous and thoughtful post that answered my question.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
If I can break into the pissing match for a...

If I can break into the pissing match for a moment...

I have a 2001 DRZ400E. I'm going to swap an S/SM subframe on it so I can carry stuff. Anything I need to watch out for, or do while I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,177
Posted By 1911fan
Yes, but it's because I'm always armed where...

Yes, but it's because I'm always armed where legally allowed.

Somewhere on the forum is the CCW/Riding thread. I predict this thread will hit CSM pretty quickly.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10,821
Views: 2,227,940
Posted By 1911fan
"We found this stolen bike and are trying to sell...

"We found this stolen bike and are trying to sell it for beer money."


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Years ago at a Subaru dealer, guy came in and...

Years ago at a Subaru dealer, guy came in and wanted a headlight replaced. This was back in the sealed beam days. I said, "Sure, about $100." He wanted to know why it was so much, "It's just four...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,079
Views: 296,810
Posted By 1911fan
Interesting. Think I'll try one on my 2001...

Interesting. Think I'll try one on my 2001 DRZ400E shortly. Just got it last fall, and it's been parked due to a broken collarbone two weeks before. Couldn't load it or test drive it, but the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Cool, thanks! 1911fan

Cool, thanks!


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25,885
Views: 4,629,866
Posted By 1911fan
Picled up an S subframe for my E, now it's time...

Picled up an S subframe for my E, now it's time to think about bags. Since I don't have a luggage rack for side bags like Wolfman, I'm thinking something by Giant Loop? I want to carry sleeping...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16,447
Views: 2,025,008
Posted By 1911fan
Due to life changes, Mrs1911fan and I have sold...

Due to life changes, Mrs1911fan and I have sold our 650s. I've learned a lot from this thread, and thank you all, especially WayneC1, Aquatic, and others I've forgotten. Thanks to you all....
You...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,816,647
Posted By 1911fan
Te Hopo, that.s a nice clean setup when packed. ...

Te Hopo, that.s a nice clean setup when packed. What racks/bags are those?


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8,431
Views: 510,581
Posted By 1911fan
No fair. If tomatocity got it, please post the...

No fair. If tomatocity got it, please post the location so we can all plan to go there!


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10,226
Views: 2,140,000
Posted By 1911fan
.....no, man it's me, Dave!! Let me in, man! ...

.....no, man it's me, Dave!! Let me in, man!



1911fan
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,041
Posted By 1911fan
My wife just bought me a pair of Duluth Trading...

My wife just bought me a pair of Duluth Trading jeans. They look and feel very well made, with lining around the waist and wear areas, big side pockets and nice material. She bought me a pair of...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,548
Posted By 1911fan
Mine's only three years old, moderate use, still...

Mine's only three years old, moderate use, still in great shape. I'm 6' and usually run about 220. Yes, they're a little fiddly to put together, and yes, they sit pretty low. I think I'm going to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,187
Posted By 1911fan
Well, damn. If there's a list of people eagerly...

Well, damn. If there's a list of people eagerly waiting, put me on it.


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,115
Posted By 1911fan
You can have it for $4500. :D 1911fan

You can have it for $4500. :D


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 510,383
Posted By 1911fan
Wow.... slam on me and gun owners at the same...

Wow.... slam on me and gun owners at the same time. He had it coming, and didn't shoot me, soo...



1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,187
Posted By 1911fan
Any chance of this wondrous elixir being...

Any chance of this wondrous elixir being available at the Wallowa County Adventure Jamboree? Think of it, 100+ customers in one spot. I'll take one of each flavor, maybe two after I try 'em!


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,115
Posted By 1911fan
Thanks- couldn't find my old ad and couldn't...

Thanks- couldn't find my old ad and couldn't remember what I was asking... I'll go edit the price.

Keep poking away, guys!


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,524
Views: 510,383
Posted By 1911fan
I kicked off a mirror one, back when I was that...

I kicked off a mirror one, back when I was that way. Guy changed lanes without even looking, and forced me into oncoming 50+mph traffic. Hairy for a few seconds. Had I been in a cage, it would...
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,072
Posted By 1911fan
I do, service writer at a Chrysler dealer. ...

I do, service writer at a Chrysler dealer. People call to make an appointment because the light's on, and I say, "Have you checked your tire pressure?" and the usual response is, "No, but the light...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 27,115
Posted By 1911fan
There's been too much snow to get to the car...

There's been too much snow to get to the car wash, and our outside water is off for another couple of months. Besides, if I washed it, I'd have to quit riding it. :cry


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