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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By K7MDL
Well work called at the 11th hour this morning,...

Well work called at the 11th hour this morning, so changed plans and went to AltRider in Seattle for some new parts, then Alki Beach, then to work for the rest of the night. Sun even came out for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,390
Posted By K7MDL
I am a WA resident and have the OR Safety Card,...

I am a WA resident and have the OR Safety Card, as I recall from my own investigation to verify the shared wisdom, because it was required to be on OHV trails, no matter what state you are from. It...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By K7MDL
Tuesday - Mtn Loop Hwy - 11am hitting the road

I am off Tuesday, planning to hit Mtn Loop Hwy area side roads. Not in a hurry to get started, got all day so planning to depart home near Monroe around 11 am. Thinking of heading north to south via...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By K7MDL
I am waiting to hear back from a guy to verify my...

I am waiting to hear back from a guy to verify my Tuesday work queue remains clear for me. We can set our sights on Tuesday and I am happy to pick a different ride route for Monday. Hmmm.., Maybe...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By K7MDL
It is posted as Not Cleared, so it is open until...

It is posted as Not Cleared, so it is open until you hit snow or blockage or mud.

The table on this page http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/mbs/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5150571&width=full shows...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By K7MDL
Day Ride on Mtn Loop Hwy Side Roads May 25

I reorganized my stable, moving out a TE610 a while back (loved that bike) and just recently my street touring bike, with the master plan to replace the 2 bikes with one long distance ADV bike. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By K7MDL
From May 23 FS website alerts....

From May 23 FS website alerts. http://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/okawen/alerts-notices

Naches RD Motorized Trails Update (http://javascript<b></b>:alertsClosureDisplay('28208','displayAlertDetails')) ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By K7MDL
Are you not seeing the picture? It shows for me...

Are you not seeing the picture? It shows for me OK. Uploaded it OK.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By K7MDL
Freezeout Pass 6520 ft. Not far from Tiffany...

Freezeout Pass 6520 ft. Not far from Tiffany Springs Campground close to 7,000ft. - mosquito nets required...

...Imagine a picture of the sign at the pass here... :-)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By K7MDL
Will be up there later today and tomorrow, I will...

Will be up there later today and tomorrow, I will stop in an look for you.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By K7MDL
Hi Tom, Yep, riding again, first time on...

Hi Tom,

Yep, riding again, first time on the trails in over a year. Unfortunately it was a short lived freedom. The TE450 cooling fan could not keep up with the heat and each time we stopped...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By K7MDL
I have found early to mid September to be a good...

I have found early to mid September to be a good time to visit the island. One year I had to wait for the fire closures to lift in mid September. The roads were a bit rough from lack of maintenance...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By K7MDL
Living at home, boat is a bit small for living...

Living at home, boat is a bit small for living on. Wife won't camp, and a boat is too much like camping to her.

Tom, Dan and I talked on the phone just now.

We will do Taneum...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By K7MDL
Yep, been a while. And Hi Tom! Spent the...

Yep, been a while. And Hi Tom!

Spent the winter in SW Florida sailing, and doing the same up here now. Worked a short contract job on my return up here, so that starting this week, I can take...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,940
Posted By K7MDL
I might very well be. Was also looking at a...

I might very well be. Was also looking at a street bike run up to Mt Baker with a side trip to work on the sailboat moored in Bellingham. Maybe a sail/cycle combo trip :-).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,787
Posted By K7MDL
A few that I have taken were form Port Hardy up...

A few that I have taken were form Port Hardy up to Cape Scott, and to the west coast side on forest roads via Holberg and around part of Quatsino Sound to Winter Harbour. Al very small...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,254
Posted By K7MDL
Glad you enjoyed the central Oregon ride. ...

Glad you enjoyed the central Oregon ride.

If Hells Canyon ends up on your return route it has some good forest road riding, bit I suspect you are limited to good roads. There is a decent...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,254
Posted By K7MDL
If you are headed west to Portland then Hells...

If you are headed west to Portland then Hells Canyon is an out and back ride from Baker City. I give it 2 hours each way, a little more back up to La Grande, via Union City due to slower roads and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By K7MDL
Try searching this regional forum area using the...

Try searching this regional forum area using the keyword 'file'. using gpx does not seem to produce the desired results. I think you will find plenty have been posted by myself and others over the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
This is how I refuel KTMs 950/990s while riding...

This is how I refuel KTMs 950/990s while riding in in Moab. :-). Someone has to help them make to the finish line.
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
Speedo problem suggestions

I would watch it further and ensure you can tell if the odo seems correct or not. It uses a magnet in the front disc, so that is the first thing to check. Then prop up the bike front wheel and give...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 35,738
Posted By K7MDL
The particular year I was at the Rat dog I paired...

The particular year I was at the Rat dog I paired up with another TE610 rider and we easily mixed A and B route sections. Demanding at times but quite doable. The next day did A sections (on my 610)...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
Don't forget the TE610 speedometer thread on...

Don't forget the TE610 speedometer thread on advrider here. I and others here published extensive information on the Vapor and other products including the wiring. I used a vapor for years, works...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
You can use generic clamps, just have to get the...

You can use generic clamps, just have to get the right bolt size and length. I think it is 10mm. Decide if you need spacers or not and keep the dome washers on both top and bottom. I use HDB upper an...
Forum: Thumpers 08-18-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
I use several wraps of Teflon tape at times with...

I use several wraps of Teflon tape at times with success. Try to make sure there is no excess or loose bits on the tank inside area to clog passages.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-16-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By K7MDL
Moving from Seattle to Cape Coral

I am moving down to Cape Coral this weekend from Seattle area. Facing the reality of Florida offroad riding and so sold my TE610 and a TE450, one more TE450 and a street bike and MC trailer to sell...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2013, 12:45 PM
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Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By K7MDL
TE450 prices lowered

Update: 2007 is sold 8/13.
2006 TE450 with recluse and Aluminum trailer still available.

Asking price for 2006 TE450 dropped to $4500 OBO

Original post here:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By K7MDL
The KLR bars are fairly tall, but similar to "ATV...

The KLR bars are fairly tall, but similar to "ATV Hi" bend as I recall. 7/8" of course.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,490,149
Posted By K7MDL
SOLD - Versa haul Model VH-55RO hitch carrier

Cleaning out the garage. This VH-55RO carrier is in very nice shape. Stored indoors. Comes with stock ramp that clips on for carriage. Anti-rattle clamp. $250 SOLD
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By K7MDL
Sold -Flexx 1 1/8" bars and 7/8" bars

Flexx brand handlebars with pad. Original Version 1 model I believe. 29 5/8" width. 1 1/8" bar mount. Asking $100.

Husqvarna 7/8" bars, 31 1/4" wide, chrome with black crossbar. Free for pickup...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
I use my 450 on tough ST and desert trails...

I use my 450 on tough ST and desert trails regularly. Just requires more manhandling at times, stock suspension suspension tends to deflect you off obstacles like a pogo stick. If you have skills, it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
I happen to be selling 2 TE450s, a 2006 with...

I happen to be selling 2 TE450s, a 2006 with Rekluse and a 2007. on page 493 http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=377466&page=493 and on CL in Seattle.

I am moving to Florida and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,490,149
Posted By K7MDL
Heavy Duty All Aluminum Motorcycle/Utility Trailer

Xtra Mile heavy duty motorcycle and utility trailer. $2000


All aluminum
Has 6 stake pockets for use as a utility trailer.
I replaced original marine plywood deck with aluminum diamond deck...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9,540
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,490,149
Posted By K7MDL
2006 TE450 Dual Sport Husqvarnas for sale

Moving to Florida in a few weeks, no need for these bikes there. Might change my mind soon and keep these for future Moab/CO trips, but listing them now in my moment of weakness :-).

#1 2006...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
Have used a Ballistic battery for 2 years now in...

Have used a Ballistic battery for 2 years now in my 450 beating it on trails, works fine.
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
Mine was the left side above the carb under the...

Mine was the left side above the carb under the gas tank. FI bikes have stuff moved around a little though. I looked at xymotics 08 for a bit and it seemed different for some reason, but did not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By K7MDL
FS23 Lake Wynoochee to Lake Cushman road report

This weekend I went out to Westport for a weekender. Hit the beaches on Saturday to see the Kite flying event at Grayland Beach.

Today my route back home was to be part of ride #9 Wynoochee East...
Forum: Thumpers 07-07-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
Not like the engines where the rocker arms are...

Not like the engines where the rocker arms are bolted to the head.

I sold my TE610 last week, so have a new address for you to mail the puller to when you are done.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27,065
Views: 3,967,173
Posted By K7MDL
I wear stiff MX boots when not commuting and the...

I wear stiff MX boots when not commuting and the pivotpegsz do more to ease shifting then any thing else for me on the 610. I do like them. Have them on my 450 as well.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,557
Posted By K7MDL
I have a Seat Concepts on my 07 Te610 and works...

I have a Seat Concepts on my 07 Te610 and works great. Got the gripper cover. Still no touring seat but gets me through most of a full day before full squirm mode sets in.
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