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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
25 mile camp was closed, don't know if is still...

25 mile camp was closed, don't know if is still open.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
The other 8 big bikes did it, just with a lot of...

The other 8 big bikes did it, just with a lot of caution. Small bikes, yeah no problem.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
Yep, we rode around the sign. The other end is a...

Yep, we rode around the sign. The other end is a large 10-12' tank trap.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
No pics, quickly assessed shoulder, then righted...

No pics, quickly assessed shoulder, then righted the bike with 4 people.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
Road thru the washout closed section with...

Road thru the washout closed section with Konflict and the Heavyweight Crew. The narrow path after the washout heading north got the best of me. Didn't have a place to set my right foot down and bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
The bypass section shown on page 1 isn't on the...

The bypass section shown on page 1 isn't on the BDR site. I can load them by hand.

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
Does somebody have the gpx tracks for the...

Does somebody have the gpx tracks for the alternate Blewitt pass section into Leavenworth? I don't have them yet, and going with Konflict next week.

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,655
Posted By hoebster
1911: With the most respect to your decision on...

1911: With the most respect to your decision on stopping by this event I will mention what my last year take on this event was. We are paying for an entry to an event which offers tons of free stuff,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By hoebster
HaroldWaikiki, As what many would call me a...

HaroldWaikiki,
As what many would call me a novice in GPS department, I still have used a few. To at least follow a route with GPS Tracks, i would suggest a Garmin ETrex. they are pretty simple...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By hoebster
We have many Sponsors Continuing to support this...

We have many Sponsors Continuing to support this weekend ride.

List:

Konflict Motorsports
Sportland Yamaha Cle Elum
AltRider
Yamaha Corp.
Cyclops Lighting
Heidenau Tire
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By hoebster
Is the meadow as far as you ventured? Is it...

Is the meadow as far as you ventured? Is it cleared eastward of there, or is that section which burned last year still closed?

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By hoebster
For the hell of it try Romaine Electric in Kent,...

For the hell of it try Romaine Electric in Kent, WA. They specialize in only rotating electric.

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By hoebster
So, did you get your ride on a a Tenere? What did...

So, did you get your ride on a a Tenere? What did you think?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By hoebster
Tenere Demo Dates

Here is a response from the area sales manager with Yamaha on upcoming Demo days for anyone remotely wanting to ride and or check out the differences in the 2014 Tenere. Here is the reply:

Hi...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,028
Posted By hoebster
i am closer to clueless than knowledgeable on...

i am closer to clueless than knowledgeable on GPS's. I have used many, but use them in the simpler form. I had the 60csx for only a few months as it was a pain in the ass although it offered lots of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,457
Posted By hoebster
NIk Tec Wash First, then Nik ...

NIk Tec Wash First, then
Nik Waterproofing on a rinse cycle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,457
Posted By hoebster
Well there are less expensive Klim jackets. I got...

Well there are less expensive Klim jackets. I got the Lattitude Misano. Even list price is $599 not $1200. I got a deal on my purchase, minus the $260 is about $200 out of my pocket.
As others...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,872
Posted By hoebster
I was amazed after attending last year at the...

I was amazed after attending last year at the variation of people there. I think this helped having the OVerland part of it with the campers. It was nice to see as many kids running around with dogs...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,457
Posted By hoebster
Low Price of a Good Jacket

AeroSTich Darien over past 10 years cost me $13 a YEAR.
Bought it for $400 2003 sold it June 2012 $260

I spent more than this on other gear before buying the Darien. It makes sense in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
I would of gone longer if my left thumb wasn't...

I would of gone longer if my left thumb wasn't sprained on the first mile or so of race. Going 17 miles was surely a bitch, fun but work. May think of next year with the Tenere.

Jeff
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
THANKS ALEX W KONFLICT MOTORSPORTS for the Kudos...

THANKS ALEX W KONFLICT MOTORSPORTS for the Kudos on my attempt at such a task. I did make it to MM 17, where I just knew if I was to go any further I was to damage more than just pride.
i broke...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
i see myself at 3:50 bringing up the rear rear...

i see myself at 3:50 bringing up the rear rear after dumping the beast!!! i guess i did dump it in part of not landing on some defensless kid at the top with a combined weight of almost 900lbs. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
I sent in my papers for the DS ride on Sat as...

I sent in my papers for the DS ride on Sat as well as the ADV Race on Sunday. Chet with PSSOR has emphasized the importance to this genre of riding and it's future at the Odessa weekend.
I am...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By hoebster
Based on my history of bikes and mileage with no...

Based on my history of bikes and mileage with no issues and I rode mostly off road in Europe, it would be the Honda for sure. Right behind based on the reliability I would do the Yamaha Tenere over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By hoebster
I am trying to get to this. Saturday looks busy...

I am trying to get to this. Saturday looks busy with getting a pop-up camper with toy hauler deck. Yahoo!!! Will stop by for sure to say hi if i make it.
Really enjoyed all the vendors last year....
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 27,044
Posted By hoebster
I had mine done there from Nels. Had it done in...

I had mine done there from Nels. Had it done in 15 minutes. You want a deal on a white one? SPortland in Cle Elum, WA has one and has sold 8 of them from there. Just saying, he doesn't add set up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-25-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,655
Posted By hoebster
Yes, the STroms will work, but with at least a...

Yes, the STroms will work, but with at least a K60 or knobbier. You will also need a skid plate and don't be afraid to get it banged a time or so. Otherwise, there are a good selection of routes.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
One great thing about the K60's. I rode some on...

One great thing about the K60's. I rode some on the highway with zero PSI. It didn't pop the beat until I slowed down and turned at the stoplight. Pretty stout, but not aggressive enough for the DS...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
Konflict did My front forks last year, and shock...

Konflict did My front forks last year, and shock should be in any day from Touratech, the Explorer HP. Really leaning towards Scorpian Rally front.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,708
Posted By hoebster
SO are very many heading over the the AZBDR...

SO are very many heading over the the AZBDR premier Thursday?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 19,314
Posted By hoebster
I will be taking off work on that Friday to head...

I will be taking off work on that Friday to head over. If i bring a Penske Truck with my bike and weekend crap stuffed in the back, anyone want to split costs or tag along? Yeah, I could load the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,509
Posted By hoebster
Nice video! Is this the ADV ride, DS ride, or...

Nice video! Is this the ADV ride, DS ride, or the 100 miler?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,122
Posted By hoebster
I think you are partially correct, and not!!! I...

I think you are partially correct, and not!!! I never have done dirt bikes, or really even Dual-sports over the years. My riding consisted of Sport-touring Honda ST's for cross country travel while I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-24-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,708
Posted By hoebster
Yep, it was free Pizza, and it was Pagliacci's to...

Yep, it was free Pizza, and it was Pagliacci's to boot. Great story about Radioman trip and what he went through prior to leaving. I would be doing the same, but with kid on the back if my wife...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,708
Posted By hoebster
Sorry guys, I got the call and got a ticket for...

Sorry guys, I got the call and got a ticket for the show, am going to Ride West tonight after work.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,708
Posted By hoebster
Grinns, wife and I have condo in Klahanie we...

Grinns, wife and I have condo in Klahanie we still own.

I am heading over to the the showing and see what happens tonight, then I may head back towards east side. Where is Matador?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,708
Posted By hoebster
It's Wed, just tried to get tix for the Ride West...

It's Wed, just tried to get tix for the Ride West show tomorrow and missed out. Anybody still left for Cb's or close to that? I would even be open for someplace closer to Issaquah if there is no...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By hoebster
crap, just called and sold out. i was placed on...

crap, just called and sold out. i was placed on the stand by list as stand-by #4. Rats!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-08-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By hoebster
Being in the military, won't you have to take the...

Being in the military, won't you have to take the military issued rider safety class?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,655
Posted By hoebster
Duane, I went last year, and it was good. I think...

Duane, I went last year, and it was good. I think I would be wiling to put on a set of big blocks just for this event. I came home last year and said to wife how fun it could be to have her and...
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