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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
which one of you ffs...

... left this note on my bike today, parked down by The Big Float at Tom McCall Waterfront Park?

http://timblaktu.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-jHbB2Pv/0/L/2013-07-28%2021.34.33-L.jpg

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,121
Posted By Timblaktu
damage or reduced life expectancy of new gel battery using the Battery Tender Plus?

I am wondering if I may have damaged or reduced the life expectancy of a brand new gel battery using the Battery Tender Plus (021-0128).

After a surprisingly long period of searching for a sealed...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Timblaktu
Eek wow

Went looking for it. Don't think I found it but I did get distracted with this (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=385475&highlight=salt+lake+ride+report) which just about made me cry....
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Timblaktu
thanks

Thanks. That looks like a very interesting ride! How much of that is actually riding across salt flat? I found this (http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/68996/travel.html), which says it's unpaved....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Question Favorite Metal guy / shop in PDX area

I interrupt this thread to bring yet another random discussion into the cacophony, in the form of a question:

Does anybody have a suggestion for a good (and local) friend/welder or metal shop that...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Timblaktu
Suggestions for Riding around/across salt Flats

I'm headed towards/through UT the first couple weeks in Sept, and am looking for some suggestions and possibly riding partners. I'll be coming down I-84 through Boise and Twin Falls, and then getting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,668
Posted By Timblaktu
windscreens on f650gs

Don't have your answer, but am curious if you have learned more about windscreens on f650s as a tall guy. I'm only 6'1", but ride a Dakar and use the Wunderlich tall screen with Saeng edging. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 47,836
Posted By Timblaktu
Question new colors for 2010?

Anyone heard or know anything about whether Rev'it will add or change colors of Cayenne Pro jacket/pants for 2010, or at least when this will be known?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
AK + Eric

Not sure what Chicken Run you're referring to but I was thinking the Dusk To Dawson gathering. Really I just want to see Denali, see lots of Moose and maybe learn to catch some King salmon. Oh, and I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-27-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Laugh The dude from Edmonton was flatirongs

He said he was a newcomer and didn't post much. Indeed His profile says he has 1 post. Anyway I too enjoyed talking with him and am eager to hear more about his journey south!

As for TTT 2010, I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Talking My turn to chime in... Warning! This is a long post!!

That's Brian (AtomicFuse) on the GS in that photo. I'm the one coming through the tunnel, and the one that had the Dakar. a.k.a one of the Aerostich Brothers. :lol3 We were all together on Sat....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Got a late start

I'm leaving PDX shortly, so I'll be in a race with the setting sun...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for an Onion today

If you bring the veggies, I'll bring some tin foil (and salt/pepper and olive oil) to wrap em and toss on some coals... I'm more of a carrot and onion man than zucchini, but that's just me :norton.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Eh? that was out of the blue..

What's goin on, Wibby? You havin' chest pains or somethin?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Thumb Sounds familiar...

Hey Boise Mike! Sounds like I'm in similar boat. I plan to arrive Thurs night, don't know many ADVfolks, will be on vacation and hoping to find some easyish riding. I've been riding for a few years,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2009, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Wink Congratulations everyone on your 666th page on this thread!

Yes, excellent timing, but, um... I'd say it a little more like this:

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Talking I'm IN!

Move me to the IN list! :clap

1-man, 1-tent, 1-bike, and lots of eagerness to get off the tarmac for a change... I will probably leave Portland Thurs morning. Anyone else leaving around then from...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Timblaktu
yep.

They do make a low profile powerlet socket that only requires 1" clearance behind the panel. I ordered the low profile kit in the 24" length. I will decide where to mount it when I get the panels off...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Timblaktu
battery

Ah, I forgot about the image I posted, which shows the stock lead acid battery. (BTW, this isn't my bike - the photo is from the gs fairing faq at f650.com) I've gotten lots of responses about acid...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Timblaktu
Question Agreed, but what does this have to do with my question?

Does this have any relevance to my question? :norton
are u suggesting that acid spills as a reason not to mount a power socket near the battery?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Timblaktu
Question huh?

Thanks for your response, GravelSeeker! But I'm not sure I get your point. Sounds like you are proposing I mount the powerlet socket on the right side fairing panel (close to the (-) battery...
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Timblaktu
Question powerlet socket on center tank panel of an f650gsd?

I would like to install a powerlet socket on the front edge of the center tank panel, right behind the steering column on my '07 GS Dakar. Basically, right on the other side of the plastic from the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 39,079
Posted By Timblaktu
Wink Caves and Motorcycles...

What's that? The words motorcycle and cave used in the same breath?! Sounds familiar. You should check out some of the photos we took (Austin and me) at Ape caves on Saturday. We were heading back...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 28,326
Posted By Timblaktu
Talking Introducing... Timblaktu

The n00b in the banana suit on the Dakar you all just met this weekend is now known as Timblaktu. This one rolls off the tongue much better and no Espanol required! :wink:
Ay de mi!:eek1
Tim
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2009, 12:33 AM
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Views: 28,326
Posted By Timblaktu
Talking love those photos!

If you look real close in those cave photos, you can see ghosts... The light in there (er, I mean absence of light) really forces you to get creative with lighting, doesn't it?! It's really cool that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 28,326
Posted By Timblaktu
Walupt Lake

Damn, that campsite sucks, Drone! (BTW, Walupt Lake just made my A list...)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 28,326
Posted By Timblaktu
Thanks for the super kick ass party!

Hey, it was great to meet all y'all the last couple days. Thanks to everyone who made this happen! I loved the music, the food, the beer, the camaraderie :clap. Thanks again to TP for showing me and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 28,326
Posted By Timblaktu
RainDog, got any more room for tents?

Sounds like a hoot! :freakyI'd like to come (and camp) if there's still room. Is there? I probably wouldn't be arriving until ~7pm Friday night. I'll probably be coming solo, since my riding buddy is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-29-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
ride/camp this weekend?

I know this has gotta be one of the worst weekends for camping, but I'd like to think my Dakar can take me some place remote to escape the crowds. Any suggestions for a good moto-camping site that...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,885
Posted By Timblaktu
Eh? problem with fastway pegs on a 2007 F650GS

I've just got Fastway pegs on my 2007 F650GS Dakar, and I'm not sure I've got the right part for my bike. :huh The problem is that they don't pivot up more than about half an inch. Check out the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Thursday

I'm there! :D
Thanks,
T
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Dakar with handlebar risers

Hey, any a you have a f650 Dakar with handlebar risers? :earI'm riding an 07 Dakar w/ABS and have always felt a bit hunched over. I thought if there was someone local with a similar setup they might...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
greetings

Hola Senor Wolf! I'm probably the millionth person to say this, but you have my condolences. I've not broken that particular bone, but I've cracked ribs and can sympathize.

I look fwd to meeting...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
moon & sixpence

Hey, all. What time does everyone usually descend upon the M & P?
:ear
Tim (group newbie)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21,367
Views: 1,556,067
Posted By Timblaktu
Talking New guy joins the PDX thread

Hey, all. I've been on ADV for a year or so, but have just now gotten around to finding this thread. I am hoping to find some local riding and hanging-out opportunities. I'm fairly new to riding off...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,629
Posted By Timblaktu
Question using pacsafe to secure tank panniers and tank bag

Do you think the largest pacsafe 140 (100-140L) could be used to throw over the front of your bike's tank to secure the goodies in my tank bag and tank panniers? I've never used one of these but am...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,265
Posted By Timblaktu
follow-up on wunderlich safari

My partner and I have been thinking about new tank bags for our F650GSes. (Mine’s the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Dakar</st1:city></st1:place>) We love the prospect of the Wunderlich...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,361
Posted By Timblaktu
Eek custom hydration bladder fitted inside aerostich suit

Good idea Henry James! As a slight variation of your idea, I'm considering making or having made a custom pouch to hold a larger 3L platypus big zip reservoir. It would mount via velcro inside my...
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