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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 369,607
Posted By Snowlover
AMEN for the old farts!!!! Smell the roses!!!

AMEN for the old farts!!!! Smell the roses!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Snowlover
Rode by Evans creek Monday and wondered what was...

Rode by Evans creek Monday and wondered what was there.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Snowlover
Practice single track - Intermediate on KLR

No bike bashing.:) Just want some suggestions for a trail system that would be good practice to improve skills. I have done some Taneum on my old xt350 and got in a little over my head, but made...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Snowlover
Crazy stuff. Maybe with all the budget cuts will...

Crazy stuff. Maybe with all the budget cuts will reduce enforcement. :wink:

There is going to be problems as they keep cutting access.
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,380
Posted By Snowlover
Oh shit. I just found out the last 6 years and...

Oh shit. I just found out the last 6 years and 50,000 miles I have enjoyed were miserable. I wished I could do it all over again and couch surf all the places I have traveled to on my 2, yes TWO...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,907
Posted By Snowlover
Been snowmobiling for over 40 years. These...

Been snowmobiling for over 40 years. These things looked like a passing fad when the first snowbikes came out.

Met a guy last year and it changed my opinion big time. I was very shocked @ the...
Forum: Photos 09-04-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Snowlover
Lucklily for me, I was only passing through. :D ...

Lucklily for me, I was only passing through. :D Is it some community event to paint buildings?
Forum: Photos 09-04-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Snowlover
A few building murals from Toppenish WA

http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx26/snowlover/Murals/day1017.jpg (http://s738.photobucket.com/user/snowlover/media/Murals/day1017.jpg.html)
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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-03-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Snowlover
Success- 2,500 trouble and incident free miles ...

Success- 2,500 trouble and incident free miles (Oh yeah, my mechanic on my 20 year old Connie is amazing!!) :)

Lots of time to put together a "story" in my mind.

Not much for writing windy...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-23-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By Snowlover
Seattle to SLC U-State Football road trip

Going to ride my rehabilitated 94 Connie from Kent WA, near Seattle to Salt Lake to watch my up and coming Utah State Aggies put a whooping on the Mighty Pac 12 Utes. First ride report and multi-day...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,347
Posted By Snowlover
But did you re-seed the skid marks in the grass. ...

But did you re-seed the skid marks in the grass.

Back to the report now?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Snowlover
When going from 70 to 1-90, you can follow his...

When going from 70 to 1-90, you can follow his map(backwards :) ) and take a left when you hit 5200, then go down until you hit the Lester gate, then go out 5400 over Stampede pass and out Crystal...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Snowlover
Pavement for this ride on the Connie. for...

Pavement for this ride on the Connie.

for the KLR, I am scouting South on WABDR, East on t2 tour of ID and south on UTbdr for a coming summer .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Snowlover
The Dalles to Ontario ??

Planning a Seattle to SLC trip on my Connie in 3 weeks. No freeway. Seen most of WA, so thought I would get to Yakima via 410, then Toppinish-Biggs via 97. Next target is Ontario so I can do...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Snowlover
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Snowlover
Well, me and my KLR are not single track worthy....

Well, me and my KLR are not single track worthy. :D

I did see the single track to the left at the end of the 1703.

I just imagined there must be a route that the jeeps use, or did they just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Snowlover
How do you get to Funny Rocks on a DS?

Left Kent Saturday, did Easton to Whisleting Jacks over Green Pass. Had a pre-planned computer route to Funny Rocks all set, only to find 1708 has been closed for quite some time. :huh Local...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,042
Posted By Snowlover
Never really thought about summer time WJ rides. ...

Never really thought about summer time WJ rides. I have always wanted to do a winter ride, but have not done it yet. Can the approach to WJ be done on bikes like it is on sleds? Same roads? Not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Snowlover
Finally a day off and no one can play?

I have a clear Saturday for riding the KLR this weekend. Two guys I work with are most likely not able to ride. I WILL be riding the I-90 / Greenwater areas exploring roads. The only real clear...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 369,607
Posted By Snowlover
Does anyone @ the State have an idea that the...

Does anyone @ the State have an idea that the WABDR is pulling in riders that want to ride this route? There should be some cooperation in making this a destination ride. How about working together...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,828
Posted By Snowlover
You have been spotted. A non-ADV friend sent this...

You have been spotted. A non-ADV friend sent this as a FB post. I laughed because I have followed your report because my plan for Alaska includes a Ferry one way. He is not a fan of the money it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,223
Posted By Snowlover
Sorry if it was unexpected for you personally. ...

Sorry if it was unexpected for you personally. That would present a very unfortunate even in a persons life. However, I see too many "seasonal" workers that PLAN on this and enjoy snowmobiling all...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By Snowlover
Great. Thanks for the input. Being a KLR rider,...

Great. Thanks for the input. Being a KLR rider, I thought a Stich was insulated and warmer. :) Never looked into one before.

After talking to the 8 drivers, on four different shifts covering...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By Snowlover
They are electrics. I am polling the drivers to...

They are electrics. I am polling the drivers to get their input. The vests were ok, but not up to everyday industrial use. We are not cold storage, but the whse is over 100,000 sq ft, with 36 foot...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Posted By Snowlover
Warm full suit - applied in cold warehouse

If I try to warm my entire whse, I spend $10k/month to try to make it tolerable for a 12 hour shift. I tried heated Battery vests from New Zeland, but they just don't provide enough warmth.

Full...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 41,158
Posted By Snowlover
Then go back to your KTM threads and STFU.

Then go back to your KTM threads and STFU.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-06-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,934
Views: 3,550,911
Posted By Snowlover
Great report and incredible adventure. Truth...

Great report and incredible adventure. Truth known, they spent more on their clothing than I did on my KLR 17,000 miles ago. I wouldn't ever suggest I would take my beater on anything close to this...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-25-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 1,672,072
Posted By Snowlover
Great experience and report. Sorry about the...

Great experience and report. Sorry about the wreck. Heal fast.

As for the no kid comments, this RR has no lifetime meaning to me. The 11 year old with his dad from Wisconsin to Alaska and back...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-15-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,882
Posted By Snowlover
Great ride. As I sit here with a degenerating...

Great ride. As I sit here with a degenerating muscle disease, unable to ride, glad a neighbor can help me dream of doing a ride. I will map out this route and put something similar on my to do list.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-11-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,231
Posted By Snowlover
Very interested in the route. My bucket list...

Very interested in the route. My bucket list includes some wabdr, then tied to the UT section in a big loop. Traveled most of the northern half of the UT area as I grew up there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By Snowlover
I did north fork Monday alone and had thoughts of...

I did north fork Monday alone and had thoughts of this wacko. Hope he is history in his man cave. Smoke inhalation better than self inflicted shot. Suffer some!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Snowlover
Boo Hoo Wild Sky should not have been...

Boo Hoo

Wild Sky should not have been wilderness in the first place. Roads, Culverts, buildings.... "Wilderness = untrammeled by man", What a crock. It was a land grab and they can have their...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-10-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By Snowlover
That's great. They failed to call me back when...

That's great. They failed to call me back when they refused to give me tabs for my TLR. I was able to get tabs after sending pictures of my steering plate and frame sticker showing it met all DOT...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,872
Posted By Snowlover
Where is the google map app to add gates? I...

Where is the google map app to add gates? I found 2 last weekend as I was scouting hunting season. The torch idea was my first thought when i saw the big yellow abominations!!!!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-19-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,830
Posted By Snowlover
Glad to see this on ADVRider. Thanks again...

Glad to see this on ADVRider. Thanks again Reverend. I was exploring some options from 410 to Ellensburg in the rain this weekend.

Epilogue - A week later as Gerry and I depart for another...
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,754
Posted By Snowlover
I like my under $200 Seat concepts. Not sure...

I like my under $200 Seat concepts. Not sure what models they make other than DR's and KLR's.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,943
Views: 369,607
Posted By Snowlover
Glad I was not the only one thinking the Cleman...

Glad I was not the only one thinking the Cleman Mtn climb was hard. 6 of us went over it 8/26. S to N. First bike, TW was trying to id a line and had a mild tip over. Second rider, a DR650 had...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Snowlover
I called them, after you suggested it. No dice,...

I called them, after you suggested it. No dice, but they will look around. How was the rest of the ride? Gerry was @ work for little while, but took off for Calgary.

If you post any pics or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Snowlover
MIA - Cell phone on WABDR section 2 most likely

Sorry to garbage up the forum, but I lost/left my company cell phone somewhere between Bethel Ridge and Lions rock. I could care less about the phone, it is a cheap company phone, but man, those...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 29,099
Posted By Snowlover
Are the signs there low enough to reach? I just...

Are the signs there low enough to reach? I just don't have the same trajectory I did as my younger days.:D

This must have been an under cover jobs bill. Making and installing thousands of signs...
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