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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 08:45 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
What's with the love for the 1190? Every time I...

What's with the love for the 1190? Every time I mention a ride someone has to remind me that my 1200 is too big! :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Why would I trailer two bikes to a ride? ...

Why would I trailer two bikes to a ride?

Anyway, Honda seems to think my outstanding BMW loan and my new car loan are too much to gamble on providing financing on a $5,500 machine (out the door...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 02:14 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Heading to a dealership soon to check out the '14...

Heading to a dealership soon to check out the '14 Honda CRF250L. Anyone have feedback on that model? I'm trying to get into more of the smaller trails in the area.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 03:28 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
It should be a crime. The whole family has been...

It should be a crime. The whole family has been feeling under the weather for the past week. The joys of having a child in daycare.

I better be good to go by this weekend! Now I'm anxious to ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 11:17 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Thanks for the pics, looks like a good time. I...

Thanks for the pics, looks like a good time. I was home sick all weekend :puke1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
I plan on doing this most likely Sunday if anyone...

I plan on doing this most likely Sunday if anyone wants to join on a big bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 10:36 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Thanks ms

Thanks ms
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Okay so the rider I was gonna go with is busy,...

Okay so the rider I was gonna go with is busy, anyone want to show me some dirt this weekend?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 11:33 AM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
That does help with browns, thanks for that. ...

That does help with browns, thanks for that.

I think I'll just ride down 6 and hop on a logging road if I can't get anyone to show me around. I have the avenza app on my phone, i'll see what maps...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 11:13 AM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Uh. Yeah. Up above I posted that I saw that on...

Uh. Yeah. Up above I posted that I saw that on google maps. I'm talking about Rogers. I don't see it on google maps.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Awesome! Thanks for that. BTW, can someone...

Awesome! Thanks for that.

BTW, can someone do me a favor and point out on google maps where this staging area is off of 6? I think I may have found it, but I want to be sure.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 10:03 AM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
What about this "Browns Camp OHV Staging Area"...

What about this "Browns Camp OHV Staging Area" ?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 09:50 AM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Checked out the area on google maps. Wow. That's...

Checked out the area on google maps. Wow. That's a lot of logging roads. I wouldn't go by myself just yet. I'd want to have someone with some experience with the area with me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Gotcha. Thanks for the info. I'm still a newbie...

Gotcha. Thanks for the info. I'm still a newbie to Oregon.

Well, gee. Maybe I can hook up with another big-bike and do some logging roads. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 09:29 AM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Eek No idea what TSF is....or Rogers....

No idea what TSF is....or Rogers....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Okay, so what's the verdict on a '1200 doing it?...

Okay, so what's the verdict on a '1200 doing it? I need a ride this weekend.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
I forcefully made our last ride R1200 friendly....

I forcefully made our last ride R1200 friendly. :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 11:33 PM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Ah, yeah, sorry. Didn't realize they were phone...

Ah, yeah, sorry. Didn't realize they were phone pics. Shows you how bad my iPhone 4 is.

Thanks for the track, that's cool to see. :D

Sure, but who would have truly known the shortcut would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Thanks for the additional pictures. Your Flickr...

Thanks for the additional pictures. Your Flickr page is private, though! Need higher res :)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 03:16 PM
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Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Ha, looks like I got exactly what I asked for :)....

Ha, looks like I got exactly what I asked for :). Thanks for the encouragement!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Thanks everyone who was on the valley of the...

Thanks everyone who was on the valley of the giants ride the other day. I'm sore, took 1/2 day off of work, and am still in awe of the scenery. Though, my giant R1200GS was starting to get a complex...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 11:40 AM
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Views: 360,033
Posted By ckurowic
Cool man! I'd like to buy you a beer, from one...

Cool man! I'd like to buy you a beer, from one vet to another when you have some time :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Thanks for the info. Hmm. Well, I'd have to keep...

Thanks for the info. Hmm. Well, I'd have to keep the trip to 7 days max. At least I could see the start of the race. Are there decent off road opportunities between PDX and there that are safe-ish?...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Another new reader here, fantastic write up....

Another new reader here, fantastic write up. Thanks for putting so much time into this.
:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
At the risk of completely derailing the current...

At the risk of completely derailing the current oh-so active conversation...

I'm contemplating riding down to Mexico to see the start of the Baja 1000 this November. Just a thought. Anyone have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 11:17 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Excellent, I see I'm not the only nut out there

Excellent, I see I'm not the only nut out there
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 10:46 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Don't make me choose. Work pays good enough not...

Don't make me choose. Work pays good enough not to miss days, 6 month old son keeps me up enough to drive me insane with lack of sleep.....:pep
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
Probably. I do have a post over there as well. So...

Probably. I do have a post over there as well. So everyone is up to date, been talking with ttime4four and we're trying to come up with something for this weekend.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 08:47 AM
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Views: 1,587,360
Posted By ckurowic
Well, anything that's not a boxer isn't a REAL...

Well, anything that's not a boxer isn't a REAL Beemer, right? I had to hear that crap from my boxer riding acquaintance for years when I had my '650 :huh

Okay, well, I'm open to pretty much...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 09:32 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
BMW riders exclusively ride to Starbucks, I hear

BMW riders exclusively ride to Starbucks, I hear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 07:27 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
"Big" is all relative :lol3 I had a G650GS,...

"Big" is all relative :lol3

I had a G650GS, loved it to death, but I simply had to sell it to fund the move out here...so I'm on the really big R1200GS now.

Had one poor soul message me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By ckurowic
Time to start spamming the PNW forums :D I...

Time to start spamming the PNW forums :D

I was hoping some large ADV bike riders could show me what the area has to offer this weekend. Me and a buddy went over by Estacada, but 99.9% of the ride...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Except for fairly maintained forestry roads, I...

Except for fairly maintained forestry roads, I wouldn't do much of any riding in that terrain solo. My left knee is far weaker than my right from an injury a few years ago, I'd hate to put myself in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
I'll have to give it a go :evil

I'll have to give it a go :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
I was considering doing that either this week...

I was considering doing that either this week after work or this weekend. Is it suitable for a big ADV bike?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
Anyone willing to show me some logging roads in...

Anyone willing to show me some logging roads in the Portland area? The R1200 is , as of last week, finally suitable for dirt. TKC 80 front, K60 rear. I have longer routes already planned out, I'm...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 01:22 AM
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Views: 921,059
Posted By ckurowic
Yes, 91 RON != 91 Octane as many have pointed...

Yes, 91 RON != 91 Octane as many have pointed out. Use reg 87 octane (U.S.). It'll run like it should.

My 2009 rode almost 10k (miles) before it started having issues with anything other than 87...
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2014, 01:02 AM
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Views: 921,059
Posted By ckurowic
I had many conversations with the BMW mechanics...

I had many conversations with the BMW mechanics about the issue. The bike is designed for regular grade gasoline, not premium. It has to do with the way the EFI is calibrated, or so I'm told.

The...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,387
Views: 320,555
Posted By ckurowic
I never see these posts in time. I was at the...

I never see these posts in time. I was at the open house for a bit in the afternoon, but it was after you were there apparently.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 08:34 PM
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Posted By ckurowic
This IS the same issue the F650 and later G650's...

This IS the same issue the F650 and later G650's had. I had mine for 5 years. Couple of things, run regular grade gasoline, do not touch the throttle at all when starting, turn the key on, let it sit...
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