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Forum: Beasts 01-18-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 69,873
Posted By nwforester
6'6" on 09' Uly with an 06 seat -

6'6" on 09' Uly with an 06 seat -
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,508
Views: 946,336
Posted By nwforester
on the street tire no pavement comment !!! ...

on the street tire no pavement comment !!!

and yes S. UT is much better in sept and oct
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,508
Views: 946,336
Posted By nwforester
217858Southern UT - on dirt edges of Zion NP

217858Southern UT - on dirt edges of Zion NP
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,333
Posted By nwforester
Not sure if I will still be down there in Oct. -...

Not sure if I will still be down there in Oct. - I am doing a job for Zion NP starting next week and the Uly is loaded in the work trailer. I love the strip area and all the riding possibilities...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,319
Posted By nwforester
Put my 06 Uly down at 30 mph (the result of a...

Put my 06 Uly down at 30 mph (the result of a dodge pu in my lane) slid through gravel and a boulder patch, only one small scratch on the frame, cosmetic only. Frame puck needed to be replaced that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,092
Posted By nwforester
If you have the Uly in your blood it will be hard...

If you have the Uly in your blood it will be hard not to go back, I am on #2. Just rememeber the check engine light is a nice calming orange glow.:rofl .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,925
Posted By nwforester
What is the plan? I am still debating the...

What is the plan? I am still debating the direction I want to go tomorrow - not much into fighting the motocross guys at Jones Creek so curious where you are headed. (Uly is alive and well)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,925
Posted By nwforester
If I get the bike back in time (damn '08 Uly...

If I get the bike back in time (damn '08 Uly "upgrade" on the electronic engine control system,:hair wish I had my RIP 06 back) I will try and meet up with the group.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 690
Posted By nwforester
Oh yes - looked like a lot dirtier than anything...

Oh yes - looked like a lot dirtier than anything I am going to take the Uly on (no knobbies). Might need a second bike :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By nwforester
Its called my daughter took the camera out of the...

Its called my daughter took the camera out of the tank bag (left the case and it has some nice cat pictures on it instead), and remembered the cheesy camera on the phone last night.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By nwforester
Great ride today - I know early for some, the top...

Great ride today - I know early for some, the top of Nicoli Mtn was a geat view, Hockystop got dustier, my the diablolical plan to keep the route secretly on my GPS worked :lol3 I had to be in front....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-30-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By nwforester
I was there on Memorial day - make sure you take...

I was there on Memorial day - make sure you take the time to talk to some of the Vets that are there - some of these guys were at the controls of some of these planes in combat. Especially if you are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By nwforester
The planned route is - 41 miles from St...

The planned route is -

41 miles from St Helens to Westport (on hwy 30)- gas there : about 45 miles of gravel/dirt to hwy 26 : 27 miles down hwy 26 to timber jct. with gas there : should be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 68,187
Posted By nwforester
Done - what does the FS not understand about...

Done - what does the FS not understand about "multiple use".
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,566
Posted By nwforester
Good advice I used to work for an unnamed entity...

Good advice I used to work for an unnamed entity that owns land there. There is a lot of good riding behind gates that even though I have keys I do not dare making the run. All is good as long as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,868
Posted By nwforester
+1 still learning how far I can take a Uly

+1 still learning how far I can take a Uly
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 159,449
Posted By nwforester
"2006 high seat on 07 and later for tall inseam...

"2006 high seat on 07 and later for tall inseam folks?" I have an '06 original "high" :bubba seat on my 2008 - I am 6'6" and it works great, much better than the 07-09 standard seat.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,858
Posted By nwforester
Maybe I am way off but I still think this is a...

Maybe I am way off but I still think this is a rotary screw trap, got a friend that is an 'ologist maybe he is lying to his dumb forester buddy.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,709
Posted By nwforester
Go Hines ! Great people over there, they could...

Go Hines ! Great people over there, they could use a break, no timber, Monoco bankrupcy, and enviros trying to prevent wind generation. I have seen first hand how these communities have very little....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,858
Posted By nwforester
For making fish mulch :lol3 , seriously I think...

For making fish mulch :lol3 , seriously I think they are for counting smolts.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,736
Posted By nwforester
Great pics and ride report, I was up on my Uly...

Great pics and ride report, I was up on my Uly chasing/riding with?? a group of Buell riders through a lot of curves down through Klickatat thinking the whole way that I wanted to be off exploring...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,995
Posted By nwforester
I am in for 5, after looking at what my crash...

I am in for 5, after looking at what my crash this summer cost especially lifeflight, this is a great cause!
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,630
Posted By nwforester
Bodi - congrats on the new ride and getting...

Bodi - congrats on the new ride and getting settled up.

Everyone - great advice learned a lot ! I am just starting my battle with Gieco over my damaged Uly (medical was a workers comp claim...
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By nwforester
sd Got a call from the sheriff yesterday. ...

sd

Got a call from the sheriff yesterday. He got a hold of the truck that took me to meet the ambulance. This guy was behind me and told the sheriff that there were several people standing by...
Forum: Face plant 08-18-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By nwforester
Yes, Must have been one of the ribs that did'nt...

Yes, Must have been one of the ribs that did'nt break :lol3 Only my Uly took out the fencepost!
Forum: Face plant 08-18-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,840
Posted By nwforester
first {and I hope last} of its kind for me

Ok now that I am home and will be recouping for some time I figured I would start this thread.
Last Wed. I was on a 300 mile ride from Portland OR area to Burns OR. and just outside Fossil OR on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,486
Posted By nwforester
Great thread, I just started riding 4 months ago...

Great thread, I just started riding 4 months ago and have heard a great deal of the non-riders in my life tell me how dangerous it is (luckily my wife understands why). Being fairly pessimistic about...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By nwforester
When I got my '06 the previous owner had the low...

When I got my '06 the previous owner had the low seat, was able to order the original "tall" seat for $105 at Latus Buell/HD. Parts guy had ordered several low seats never gone the other way. The...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,774
Posted By nwforester
I wen't on the south side of the mtn. this last...

I wen't on the south side of the mtn. this last weekend from Lewis River side out through Carson, a lot to the FS roads are still under snow, not a whole lot of options right now. Good Luck and...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,055
Posted By nwforester
"cock" - "splay" some creative person (obviously...

"cock" - "splay" some creative person (obviously not me) have to come up with a better name. What ever it is it works just fine, however I am not in 90+ heat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,615
Posted By nwforester
Eh? Riding Etiquette Question

Have to ask about a situation I experienced yesterday in the Columbia River Gorge (WA hwy 14). I was following two guys on Harleys (I ride an '06 Uly) and they tried a frontage road to get around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,169
Posted By nwforester
Damn - amazing how a noob like me can be riding...

Damn - amazing how a noob like me can be riding into a Home Depot parking lot thinking about riding safe etc. and then realize that I have not even remotely thought about the politically correct way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,144
Posted By nwforester
Thumb Thanks for all the comments, It has made up my...

Thanks for all the comments, It has made up my mind -will add better lights to my uly, no modulator - always great to see the die hard opinions here.:thumbup
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,778
Posted By nwforester
Have not done a great deal of looking into this...

Have not done a great deal of looking into this however I think you can get the top case here http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productlist/474/
Not how the mounting bracket thing works from here.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,148
Posted By nwforester
Oh quit fighting it, you live in WA the WSP has...

Oh quit fighting it, you live in WA the WSP has to protect all of us from crazy out of control motorcycle riders such as yourself (because you understand that only the government can keep us...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,144
Posted By nwforester
In multiple pages of comments this is probably...

In multiple pages of comments this is probably been asked and beat to death but what is the disadvatages of a headlight modulators - I have been looking at installing one and even if it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,978
Posted By nwforester
Being new to this riding thing this has been a...

Being new to this riding thing this has been a great thread, I drive 40k a year in a four wheel vehicle, you see it all even in a 3/4 ton truck. I thought long and hard on if I wanted to "take the...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,242
Posted By nwforester
Again, I say take a ride on the Ulysses and...

Again, I say take a ride on the Ulysses and decide for yourself. It isn't perfect, but no bike is. The folks that point out the shortcomings of Bueels in general, and the Ulysses around here usually...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,177
Posted By nwforester
Hey - I am kind of new to this board, and the...

Hey - I am kind of new to this board, and the motorcycle thing - but not lacking in opinion - if there is anything I have learned is that the bike has to fit you, I just recently bought an '06 Uly...
Forum: Beasts 05-27-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,203
Posted By nwforester
I knew I should have got a strom, they slow time?...

I knew I should have got a strom, they slow time? Been looking for a way to do that for years :D, sorry no advice just a wise crack.
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