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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
Start date of third Saturday of July - 7/18/2015.

Start date of third Saturday of July - 7/18/2015.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,371
Posted By Wansfel
A'68 441 was our only transportation for the...

A'68 441 was our only transportation for the first 3 months right after we were married. Thank God for pant suits. Dropped my wife off for work every morning. Haul groceries and laundry with a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
Just for continuity here...they plan on releasing...

Just for continuity here...they plan on releasing the route info for Idaho (http://www.backcountrydiscoveryroutes.com/News/Up-Next-is-the-Idaho-Backcountry-Discovery-Route) in January.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
No plans yet other than a date. Open for...

No plans yet other than a date. Open for suggestions. Also looking closely at the IDBDR. I might have the "sickness" all summer long. A prerogative of one of the "R" crowd. I see you changed from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
Grasshopper Inn Fire

Saw a report on the TV this morning of a fire in the restaurant of the Grasshopper Inn...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
:clap:clap:clap Adventure on!!!! I put...

:clap:clap:clap

Adventure on!!!!

I put the bike down once a few years back on an icy slight hill, unloaded. Had to drag the bike back to where I and the bike had traction to right things:muutt
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19,416
Views: 2,201,336
Posted By Wansfel
Had the 5-6 false neutral issue early on, but now...

Had the 5-6 false neutral issue early on, but now with over 3,000 miles, it seems to have disappeared.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-31-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 50,158
Posted By Wansfel
I don't laugh at most posts, but that one did it.

I don't laugh at most posts, but that one did it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By Wansfel
I like my 62, but it has some basic flaws. One of...

I like my 62, but it has some basic flaws. One of which is while it allows for rechargeable batteries, it doesn't provide the physical internal ability to charge those batteries. The second, as you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By Wansfel
Even these 5 volt small power supplies draw a...

Even these 5 volt small power supplies draw a small amount of current, even when not plugged into a device. One could connect them to a switched circuit, but I like to have the power source hot...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-26-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By Wansfel
Had good luck on my 62stc with this power...

Had good luck on my 62stc with this power supply/sealed cable. I power it via a switch from battery, not keyed switch, to keep the supply hot at all times when I am using the GPS....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-26-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
Double that!!!! SB, heal up. If you have to...

Double that!!!!

SB, heal up. If you have to ease up for the season, let it happen. Spring is just around the corner! Us old guys gotta take care of ourselves to keep on riding.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,967
Posted By Wansfel
Saw this in town a last month. Might give you...

Saw this in town a last month. Might give you some ideas (or not).
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By Wansfel
Glad your just saying! I had not heard this...

Glad your just saying! I had not heard this before. I'm not a big proponent of coasting anyways as you lose a significant maneuvering potential with engine off. Do you know if this is a for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By Wansfel
It really turned into a great ride. No pressure,...

It really turned into a great ride. No pressure, just ride and enjoy.

The bike is working out great. My fabbed fairing is working out much better than I anticipated. The accessories are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,053
Posted By Wansfel
And you just never know. Saturday through Monday...

And you just never know. Saturday through Monday (yesterday) I rode the Lolo Motorway and the Magruder and the conditions where great. But not today...according to the weatherman.

You gotta...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
Several inches on high according to the...

Several inches on high according to the weatherman.

I put together some pictures and a report under Day Trippn'

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25331179#post25331179

Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-21-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
Solo Lolo Motorway and Magruder Corridor

I posted a ride report under Day Trippn'

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25331179#post25331179
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,086
Posted By Wansfel
Lolo Motorway and Magruder Corridor...in October

Lolo Motorway and Magruder Corridor...in October

In the northern parts of the country, one never wants to miss the an opportunity for the last good weather ride. There is no lack of good back...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
A martin is kind of my thought also. Don't think...

A martin is kind of my thought also. Don't think it was big enough to be a wolverine, but that would have been very cool.

The fire came within yards of the Poet Ck campground, up the hill and to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
Brad has been busy....If you are on Facebook,...

Brad has been busy....If you are on Facebook, look up Brad Collins or IXLRIDER.

Yes, a great yarn spinner and spinner of yarns.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MofxOkXRwGM
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
Having spent several previous nights in...

Having spent several previous nights in campgrounds, and hypothesizing the potential.......I thew my bag and pad down outside on a porch and listened to the babbling brook running by as I peacefully...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
Great Ride

What a fall ride! I'll be posting a full RR. 400 Miles, the Lolo Motorway, and Magruder PLUS meet up with some other addicts! Really glad I could meet up with you guys and share some road.

Did...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
I'll take off today and spend the night up on the...

I'll take off today and spend the night up on the Motorway. I'll come down the the Van Camp Road east of Lowell. I can wait at the Wild Goose Campground about 1 1/2 miles east of Lowell. Maybe...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 80,560
Posted By Wansfel
So what time would you estimate hitting the...

So what time would you estimate hitting the Selway? Could be I might be in the neighborhood. Been across the Falls Point Road to Elk City, but interested in other routes over to the Wagon Road.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
But it has been discussed that a catered meal one...

But it has been discussed that a catered meal one night would be a great mixer. At the start, finish, or maybe at one of the mid trip camps. But that is dependent on any route, which hasn't begun...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19,416
Views: 2,201,336
Posted By Wansfel
Be careful trimming the plastic panel behind the...

Be careful trimming the plastic panel behind the wiring (to get better access to the fork tubes). A little slip up with the oscillating cutter and a new clutch hose can be in your future.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
https://tufm7q.bn1301.livefilestore.com/y2pG0Y93xd...

https://tufm7q.bn1301.livefilestore.com/y2pG0Y93xdEu6lgBpZgPy_uaC4tOy3ZYpV8hn4Lvnn366geJG0Xt_D-4f7NJse9UiGPyONZy1OilMY47yhT82Sr9HE3Sx6gglM_cs1Pf-DzN7I/SH-88%20%282%29.jpg?psid=1

It smells like...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 664,957
Posted By Wansfel
I'm using up a 606 left here by a friend with...

I'm using up a 606 left here by a friend with about 10% tread left until I swap to the Tractionator. The original M21 rear was shot when I bought the bike at 1,600 miles, so I'm not expecting...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 664,957
Posted By Wansfel
how do yo like the rear tire? I have one waiting...

how do yo like the rear tire? I have one waiting on the shelf.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-16-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
Fantastic pictures!!! Even in Russian. Anxious...

Fantastic pictures!!! Even in Russian. Anxious to here the story now.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
But at least you went fishing. Any incidental...

But at least you went fishing. Any incidental catching is a just a bonus.

As to a time...same here. I'm running on flex time.

Ron
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
Sasho, I agree. I think it must be story...

Sasho, I agree. I think it must be story time:freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
See what happens when you leave for a little...

See what happens when you leave for a little while.

Looped up 8 Mile from Florence to 8 Mile Saddle and back down Miller Ck yesterday. Great day for getting out. The new bike is a real hoot to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-10-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 97,466
Posted By Wansfel
Glad to hear!!!

Glad to hear!!!
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,592
Posted By Wansfel
Just had this symptom...after taking off of the...

Just had this symptom...after taking off of the lift. Just as everyone said, the bracket holding the magnet shifted.

Its on a bracket on the back of the kickstand.
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19,416
Views: 2,201,336
Posted By Wansfel
I checked the values in the switch just for fun. ...

I checked the values in the switch just for fun. It uses standard resistance values: 0=infinity, 1=15k, 2=6.8k, 3=4.7k, 4=3.3k, 5=2.7k, 6=2.2k, 7=1.9k, 8=0, 9=0.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,053
Posted By Wansfel
Mid July through most of September are all good. ...

Mid July through most of September are all good. The Magruder and Lolo Motorways usually aren't cleared until mid July and especially the Magruder needs to be monitored any time you head through -...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,302
Views: 338,754
Posted By Wansfel
I ride pretty much to your criteria. I'm a big...

I ride pretty much to your criteria. I'm a big guy (6'4"/250), like to haul multi-day travel gear, stick to dirt, but be comfortable cruising at 75 between dirt roads. I find the 690 extremely easy...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 971
Views: 56,217
Posted By Wansfel
You'll love a dedicated hack-mobile:clap

You'll love a dedicated hack-mobile:clap
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