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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,446
Posted By Tirespin
That certificate is yours, and the shop should...

That certificate is yours, and the shop should not share it with the owner. You paid for the service, not him. All the shop needs to tell him is the service was paid for so he can have his keys back....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,448
Posted By Tirespin
On Monday after the rally, my son and I kept...

On Monday after the rally, my son and I kept riding. This is us summiting Chumstick, one of my favorite overlooks.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JuBU53S8YTI"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Tirespin
It's a different part # from here...

It's a different part # from here (http://www.dualsportwarehouse.com/Tune-Ecu-Cables-For-KTM-Engines-TUNE-C-KTM.htm), so I assume it's actually different. Thanks for the offer tho.

Anyone else...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Tirespin
TuneEcu cable for KTM 990 in Seattle area?

So, my TuneEcu cable has disappeared after some family help cleaning up the garage. Is anyone in the Seattle area willing to loan one out?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9,031
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,300,924
Posted By Tirespin
TCX Pro Oxtar boots size 11 1/2 (47)

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24084155&postcount=1

These were top of the line boots a few years back. The outer boot design gives a lot of ankle protection, while still allowing...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9,031
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,300,924
Posted By Tirespin
SW Motech crash bars KTM 990 / 950 Adventure

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975227

New, never installed, SW Motech crash bars. These are still in the original shipping packaging. The lower mount point came thru the packaging and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Tirespin
This time of year I'd do coastal hikes, but I...

This time of year I'd do coastal hikes, but I don't know anything that close that is good for overnight trips.

On Whidbey Is there's a good day hike:...
Forum: Vendors 03-03-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 254,680
Posted By Tirespin
I'm closing in on 3 years of very happy ownership...

I'm closing in on 3 years of very happy ownership of the SMH10. There's been no problems whatsoever with the two I have, and their practice of adding functionality in updates is unparalleled. What...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-05-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Tirespin
I like the ones that came with my AdvMonster led...

I like the ones that came with my AdvMonster led lights. The clamp has changed from what I have, but they look nice:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Tirespin
AltRider. Nice products, helpful, good prices....

AltRider. Nice products, helpful, good prices. http://www.altrider.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,276
Posted By Tirespin
Bump for an update?

Bump for an update?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,276
Posted By Tirespin
I see you're getting a lawyer. You'll need it....

I see you're getting a lawyer. You'll need it. The game is played by their rules. Trying to convince the judge that the law is unreasonable and doesn't/shouldn't apply to you is a long shot at best....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,630
Posted By Tirespin
I'm still in for all 3 days. I can't see if my...

I'm still in for all 3 days. I can't see if my name is still on the list after your server troubles? I'm cutting it close on getting there for the Fri ride, leaving work early in Seattle to try to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By Tirespin
I got mine from Adventure Machines in Bellingham,...

I got mine from Adventure Machines in Bellingham, WA. Nice guy, good service. http://www.advmachines.com/category_s/104.htm
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-07-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Tirespin
The ride was great. Sorry no one was along for...

The ride was great. Sorry no one was along for company. The route from small wires was completely open. One snow bank left a section about 2 feet wide and 5-10 feet long near the top, other than that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Tirespin
Leaving now, trying to follow smallwires' route....

Leaving now, trying to follow smallwires' route. Heading E on I90 to exit 62, then S on 54 etc. On a 990 R if anyone wants to meet at that exit, I should be passing thru between 5:45 and 6.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Tirespin
7/3 After work ride near Seattle - does this work, any one interested?

I'm headed out for an after work ride on 7/3.

Will this route on FS 54/5400 get me thru from Maple Valley to I 90? If not, is there a route that does go thru?

Does anyone want to join me?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tirespin
I rode Swankane road to Entiat road, Chumstick...

I rode Swankane road to Entiat road, Chumstick summit, and thru to Fish Lake, last Saturday and Sunday. There was some logging equipment approximately here (47.626471, -120.455917), but at 9:30 am...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,543
Posted By Tirespin
I'd leave Leavenworth backtracking on the route I...

I'd leave Leavenworth backtracking on the route I followed into Leavenworth...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-13-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11,153
Views: 2,379,144
Posted By Tirespin
Sent it off to Konflict for new legs. I can't...

Sent it off to Konflict for new legs. I can't ride until next Wed, should have it back tomorrow. It will be a long weekend...but the end is in sight!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,630
Posted By Tirespin
I'm signed up and looking forward to it. Hoping...

I'm signed up and looking forward to it. Hoping to have more "tracks" and fewer road miles!

I'm coming down from the Seattle area and need a place to stay. Is there a campsite nearby you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By Tirespin
990 service in Seattle area

My 2010 KTM 990 is due for it's 10k service. It needs valves checked & adjusted, oil change, and air filter change. Are there any good places to go in the North Seattle or east side areas? Lynnwood...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By Tirespin
I do rides from Seattle up to Snoqualmie Pass on...

I do rides from Seattle up to Snoqualmie Pass on nice summer evenings after work - 4pm to dark, and I hope to get in a few weekend loops out in WABDR territory - starting with Ellensburg - Cashmere...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,028
Posted By Tirespin
Hmm, I need to check in more often. I can't ride...

Hmm, I need to check in more often. I can't ride weekdays much, but keep me in the loop when leaving Muk - I'll try to make it!

How was the ride???
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9,031
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,300,924
Posted By Tirespin
WTB Seadoo 260hp

Any inmates have a 2010 or newer, 3 seat, 260 hp, non-suspension Seadoo that you are considering selling? I'm in the market. RXT - 260 or RXT X 260 would be perfect.

Extra points for being on a 2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,128
Posted By Tirespin
I drive a Prius. It's the most cost effective...

I drive a Prius. It's the most cost effective commuting appliance there is, given where I live and work.
I belong to the NRA and support the 2nd ammendment.
I've seen adventure riders on TV.
I've...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Tirespin
North Bend to Duvall route

Is there any gravel/dirt routes from North Bend to Duvall WA? On the maps it looks doable, but I've run into closed gates on all the routes I've tried.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,740
Posted By Tirespin
I think you have plenty of time to make the trip....

I think you have plenty of time to make the trip. Use the interstates to cross the central states, and plan good routes in the mountains.

To visit Columbus and St Louis from Maryland, I'd cross...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9,031
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,300,924
Posted By Tirespin
Well used tires for free. Will be thrown away...

Well used tires for free. Will be thrown away soon-ish.

Scorps from my 990: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19360140#post19360140

Rear MT83...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,339
Posted By Tirespin
You can use the HOV lanes, but there aren't many...

You can use the HOV lanes, but there aren't many that help you going that direction until you're over the lake and on the east side of I405. http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/HOV/Projects.htm

The I90 bridge...
Forum: Vendors 08-10-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 36,199
Posted By Tirespin
I got mine a couple of weeks ago and have been...

I got mine a couple of weeks ago and have been living with them a while before reviewing.

Installation was straightforward. I drilled w/ the pegs still on the bike with no issues.

In the...
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,901
Posted By Tirespin
Bottom line, that sounds like a fine beginner...

Bottom line, that sounds like a fine beginner ride to me; except: The LEADER hit a COW? What the hell? She's in front, no dust, and cows don't leap out at you like deer do. She f'd that up. Not a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 32,459
Posted By Tirespin
I'm happy to hear that talking it thru and...

I'm happy to hear that talking it thru and sharing on a forum has helped find solution to the first issue, and a potential solution to the second, in spite of all the snipping. Keep up the good work,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,890
Posted By Tirespin
FWIW, I wouldn't buy a new radiator unless the...

FWIW, I wouldn't buy a new radiator unless the OEM was damaged and needed replacement. If that happens I would consider aftermarket.

This is based on my experience of little overheating issues,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 176,038
Posted By Tirespin
how do you run the events with the timers? If I...

how do you run the events with the timers? If I understand right, the timer would need to be mounted on each bike, in order to get a reading for that bike?

When I ski Nascar, I don't have to mess...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,975
Posted By Tirespin
I use BP Motor Club....

I use BP Motor Club. http://www.bpmotorclub.com/BP/faq.do#hb4

The good:
Less expensive than AAA
Motorcycles and RVs included in standard rate.
You can arrange your own tow/assistance and bill...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 32,459
Posted By Tirespin
viverrid, thanks for sharing. Sounds like a tough...

viverrid, thanks for sharing. Sounds like a tough spot to be in. I think it's great that the two of you spend time together doing something you love, even while you each face challenges with it.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 34,925
Posted By Tirespin
I'd like a good empirical test to settle this....

I'd like a good empirical test to settle this. I'm sure at that point no one will dispute the facts any more...:rofl

Anyhooo... To complete your test, just remove the spark plugs. Badabing, no...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Tirespin
I was just up there yesterday evening. It's great...

I was just up there yesterday evening. It's great riding now; minimal snow and no dust.

I went up a spur from Tinkham and ran into a guy digging crystals, got a few from him for the kids.

Next,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,099
Posted By Tirespin
what's with all the nannies worrying about when...

what's with all the nannies worrying about when we should be able to stand? The law shouldn't try to legislate every little detail. If it's safer/better to stand sometimes, leave it to the rider to...
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