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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By WetSideRider
You are correct. WUTC is treating HOV's, as a...

You are correct. WUTC is treating HOV's, as a class, equally poorly in this case.

WUTC is hoping that this toll system will improve traffic flow by allowing drivers to pay extra for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By WetSideRider
WUTC answer to my question. Finally, why...

WUTC answer to my question.

Finally, why did the DOT decide not to allow motorcyclists to open a “pay by plate” account, and simply make an administrative rule to disallow billing for motorcycles...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By WetSideRider
Depends on how "toll road" is defined, I guess. ...

Depends on how "toll road" is defined, I guess. I would interpret what Washington is doing as allowing fee-based access to an HOV lane by non-HOV traffic. That's a bit different than allowing free...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By WetSideRider
Of course it's BS. However, I'll bet the vendor...

Of course it's BS. However, I'll bet the vendor would require a "change order" to make this happen. It is probably easiest (and cheapest) for them to read a transponder, then look in their own...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By WetSideRider
I submitted the following question to the WUTC...

I submitted the following question to the WUTC after I received the same basic reply as KING regarding the requirement for a motorcycle to have a Good To Go sticker.

Why did the DOT decide not to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By WetSideRider
There is no motorized single track crossing the...

There is no motorized single track crossing the Cascades north of Highway 2.

Officially, there is but one legal and sanctioned bit of motorized single track in Mount Baker/Snoqualmie NF.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By WetSideRider
Tom, pm me when you hear a date. Love to tag...

Tom, pm me when you hear a date. Love to tag along if you go up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By WetSideRider
"Most of the toll income will go to administer...

"Most of the toll income will go to administer the system, buy equipment, and pay Texas-based Electronic Transaction Consultants (http://www.etcc.com/) to handle the billing.
Craig Stone, state...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By WetSideRider
And eight bucks for the sticker.

And eight bucks for the sticker.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
April opener for Backfire. I'll buy. I've ridden...

April opener for Backfire. I'll buy. I've ridden a bit on Maui, but not a circumnavigation. Longest ride was from Kaanapali around the north thru Wailuku and back via Lahaina. Some brutal traffic and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
We did the red and blue trails at least. There...

We did the red and blue trails at least. There are a few others nearby too, one called the waterfall trail. I already want to go back.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,515
Posted By WetSideRider
I can't help that you like fireworks. It's...

I can't help that you like fireworks. It's normal.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
We were only there four riding days. Weather was...

We were only there four riding days. Weather was pretty perfect for Washington folk, highs around 60. Dawn starts would have been chilly, around 30, but old guys sleep till seven, then fiddle with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,515
Posted By WetSideRider
:rofl See how Guns kickstarts this stuff? ...

:rofl

See how Guns kickstarts this stuff?

I hear that in Seattle, they are likely to propose a law where every piece of fruit will have a unique code stickered to it. If you forget to remove...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
Well, actually it is a really a good substitute...

Well, actually it is a really a good substitute for a tanning bed.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
Moab indeed, as well as the famous 5 Miles of...

Moab indeed, as well as the famous 5 Miles of Hell, which was more like one mile for me.

Seats are for resting only, so KTM planks are quite acceptible. Since it wasn't a dual sport ride, we...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-10-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By WetSideRider
Ahh....Hell

As Dirty Harry sez, a man has got to know his limitations. Is this one of mine?

http://wetsiderider.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-2015/i-gMzHdZp/0/L/IMG_2749-L.jpg

Other rides in the area are easy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,767
Views: 440,285
Posted By WetSideRider
Now, that there is funny :rofl

Now, that there is funny :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By WetSideRider
Cost is no object, try these guys. ...

Cost is no object, try these guys.

http://new.twinlinemotorcycles.com/

There used to be a guy doing Honda restoration and repair in Lake City. I can't remember the name, but I can drive by...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-13-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By WetSideRider
you guys are the best! You might have had to...

you guys are the best! You might have had to rescue me if any more obstacles were up there.

And gas caps are so retro, nobody wants to see those anymore.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By WetSideRider
Freeride visits Split Rock

In February. Really?

http://wetsiderider.smugmug.com/Other/Freeride/i-z8DgG97/0/L/IMG_2712-L.jpg


After the worst of the heart attack shortcut.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,767
Views: 440,285
Posted By WetSideRider
Um. I totally agree. What do you do think my...

Um. I totally agree. What do you do think my conclusion is regarding your sanity? You really don't have to answer. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7,767
Views: 440,285
Posted By WetSideRider
According to CS logic a woman on a bicycle isn't...

According to CS logic a woman on a bicycle isn't a woman, she's a cyclist, therefore fair game for anything. Except rape, of course. If she gets her ass whipped, she must have done something to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7,767
Views: 440,285
Posted By WetSideRider
Your arguments have elements in common with the...

Your arguments have elements in common with the arguments of those who maintain that women who get raped deserve it.

Carried to extremes, every woman should wear a burqa and avoid all contact...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By WetSideRider
Completely stock '89 with 5200 miles. Bought it...

Completely stock '89 with 5200 miles. Bought it last year with just over 3K and put new tires on it. It's as cute as a puppy.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By WetSideRider
It is pretty early in the honeymoon to find folks...

It is pretty early in the honeymoon to find folks who regret buying any new model. I'm still happy with my FR after about two months in the riding doldrums up here.

I took a quick look at your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-30-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,490
Posted By WetSideRider
http://wetsiderider.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/...

http://wetsiderider.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-j6QCKqw/0/L/bubbles-L.jpg

Kids know.
Forum: Thumpers 01-24-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15,757
Views: 871,523
Posted By WetSideRider
Isn't even a crumb. 250 to 250 was the intended...

Isn't even a crumb. 250 to 250 was the intended comparison.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,450
Posted By WetSideRider
The FR is an enduro bike with trials bike...

The FR is an enduro bike with trials bike characteristics.

You can stand on it all day, but you don't have to. It is sufficiently low geared to handle any gnarly trail riding where I live. It...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By WetSideRider
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 57,621
Posted By WetSideRider
I broke my chain riding my mountain bike alone on...

I broke my chain riding my mountain bike alone on single track. I was faced with about a two mile push back to the car. I crest the first short climb on the way back out and find a chain tool in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15,757
Views: 871,523
Posted By WetSideRider
I didn't say Don was wrong, just that the rider...

I didn't say Don was wrong, just that the rider makes the ride, not necessarily the bike. I am here to attest that you can get bad hurt riding over your head to keep a well ridden WR in sight. Of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,757
Views: 871,523
Posted By WetSideRider
Which was the best sand bike on that ride? Why, I...

Which was the best sand bike on that ride? Why, I believe it was whichever one Harry was riding :rofl. Including the Husky with the non-functional front fork.
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,403
Posted By WetSideRider
Got mine home, started it a couple of times and...

Got mine home, started it a couple of times and putted around the cul de sac. It was cold, 45 degrees or cooler.

First real ride, no start. The plug was fouled. New plug, no problems. I am...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11,055
Views: 2,264,508
Posted By WetSideRider
That bike deserves a picture on here. ...

That bike deserves a picture on here.

http://wetsiderider.smugmug.com/Other/My-Smug-Mug/i-c2Pmdf2/0/L/Vintage%20Husky-L.jpg

I would have a hard time taking that WR out for summa this
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,297
Posted By WetSideRider
On like Donkey Kong.

On like Donkey Kong.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,459
Posted By WetSideRider
Interesting point. Social engineering must also...

Interesting point. Social engineering must also factor in, since car repair costs have a potential impact on a user's decision to use mass transit versue a POV. If you could manage to make roads less...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,297
Posted By WetSideRider
Any of you (unemployed or retired or otherwise...

Any of you (unemployed or retired or otherwise available) guys want to ride Walker next Monday with me while I inaugurate the Freeride?

Weather looks "okay". I'd propose the weekend, but chores...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,297
Posted By WetSideRider
I heard it got the TL seal of approval, too.

I heard it got the TL seal of approval, too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,297
Posted By WetSideRider
That video makes my hips hurt just watching. I...

That video makes my hips hurt just watching. I hate to think how much time I spend paddling around at Walker.

No firm ride plans yet. I can't get out tomorrow and the rest of the week looks...
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