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Forum: Thumpers Today, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By LimitedSlip
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I just...

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

I just raised the forks on my 690 last night and saw that the top clamp was stamped with 17 N*m. I assumed the bottom was the same as all the bikes I have...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,934
Posted By LimitedSlip
Weird, I'm exactly the opposite. I find that...

Weird, I'm exactly the opposite. I find that cotton is too insulating and I can't feel the heat from the jacket as well as if I wear synthetic. To each his own I guess.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By LimitedSlip
I'm having trouble reconciling "off road" and...

I'm having trouble reconciling "off road" and DL1000. Are you talking gravel/fire roads? If that is the case then high quality street gear with knee and hip pads will work fine.

However, if you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Sounds great but I probably won't make it. Got a...

Sounds great but I probably won't make it. Got a kitchen/pantry/dining room remodel starting Monday and we need to have those three rooms emptied out by then. With any luck I'll have it done...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By LimitedSlip
Nikwax Tech Wash ...

Nikwax Tech Wash

http://nikwax.com/en-us/products/productdetail.php?productid=268&itemid=-1&fabricid=-1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Ah, thanks for the correction. I think I know...

Ah, thanks for the correction. I think I know who he is then.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
I wasn't able to make the meeting but wanted to...

I wasn't able to make the meeting but wanted to thank oregonlmd for representing our interests. It sounds like it will go well for use with the committee.

BTW, what business do you own?

Ken
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By LimitedSlip
I picked up one of these ...

I picked up one of these

http://www.thepodx.com/POD-X1-s/1815.htm

from Cycle Gear when they were on sale for $80 a month ago. This one is intend for motorcycles and seems to work fine. As a...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By LimitedSlip
Not sure if you can trust data from a product...

Not sure if you can trust data from a product vendor but...

http://www.redlineoil.com/content/files/tech/WaterWetter%20Tech%20Info.pdf

I know you are not interested in anecdotal evidence but as...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By LimitedSlip
Specific heat is only part of the equation. You...

Specific heat is only part of the equation. You have to get the heat to/from the fluid for it to work effectively. Products like Water Wetter improve the heat transfer coefficient between the metal...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,919
Posted By LimitedSlip
Thanks for organizing this. Donation sent.

Thanks for organizing this. Donation sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Good time tonight guys. Good to see such a large...

Good time tonight guys. Good to see such a large turnout and many new faces.

Ken

PS. Did I mention that the 690 is a hoot?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Anybody showing up tonight? If I can get away...

Anybody showing up tonight? If I can get away from work early I'll bring the new KTM (and park it in an approved parking spot.)
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 42,785
Posted By LimitedSlip
Got mine

FYI but I picked up mine from KTM Country in Eugene, Oregon on Saturday. They asked for five and got three; all spoken for. The next two are scheduled to arrive in April and May, respectively.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
I'll be DNS tonight as well. Looking forward to...

I'll be DNS tonight as well. Looking forward to seeing you guys after the holiday.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-17-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By LimitedSlip
Yep, unless you plan it carefully and/or get...

Yep, unless you plan it carefully and/or get lucky sourthern Oregon/NorCal can be pretty snowy. Two options. Head over to the Oregon coast and go down 101 or carry a set of tie downs and a $50 bill...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-17-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Hi all, For thiose of you who missed it...

Hi all,

For thiose of you who missed it (like me) I just got email from the Darkside that On Any Sunday is ending Thursday night.

I came down with the office crud on Sunday and didn't want to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,394
Posted By LimitedSlip
Five years ago I got back in to motorcycling with...

Five years ago I got back in to motorcycling with a KLR 250 then 2006 KLR 650.

Mostly because I like to experiment and have the budget to do so I did all the standard upgrades to a KLR. Full Ricor...
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,874
Posted By LimitedSlip
Last June I rented a motorcycle from a shop in...

Last June I rented a motorcycle from a shop in Boise. I got there before they opened and was watching the employees move the bikes from the showroom to outside. It all looked normal until I noticed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Damn straight. Finally got notice that it should...

Damn straight. Finally got notice that it should be here by the first week of January. That is if Zoob will actually call me when it arrives. He muttered something about him taking care of the 600...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Ah bliss.... First ride today after the...

Ah bliss....

First ride today after the crash. Nirvana.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
The Sunday 5:00 showing sounds good to me. See...

The Sunday 5:00 showing sounds good to me. See you guys at FT for a pre-function.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Just got email from Paul (the owner of the...

Just got email from Paul (the owner of the Darkside) and On Any Sunday will be starting Friday night. The new schedule will be on their website Friday morning.
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15,565
Views: 1,703,274
Posted By LimitedSlip
In your owners manual Kawasaki shows 20W-X oils...

In your owners manual Kawasaki shows 20W-X oils good down to 0C (32F) and 10W-X oils good down to -10C (14F). By extrapolation 15W-40 should be good down to about -5C (23F).

If you are riding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
You ALWAYS need lots of hot food. Have a good...

You ALWAYS need lots of hot food. Have a good ride and see you guys tonight.

Ken
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,817
Posted By LimitedSlip
Interesting reading here: ...

Interesting reading here:

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/proficient_motor.asp
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-28-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By LimitedSlip
I got an email notification that my renewal is...

I got an email notification that my renewal is coming up. Is your email address up to date?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 16,465
Posted By LimitedSlip
Not that it is relevant but probably 50K miles...

Not that it is relevant but probably 50K miles since my first bike in 1979. Crashed twice, both my fault. (Not counting MX and trail riding).

I was just wondering if you were writing from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-28-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
All I can say is wow. My humble resume: ...

All I can say is wow.

My humble resume:

1979 Kawasaki 440 LTD
1986 Honda VFR500 Interceptor
About 20 years of not riding.
2005 KLR250
2006 KLR650 *
2005 Honda CRF250R *
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 16,465
Posted By LimitedSlip
hippiebrian, how much track time do you have?

hippiebrian, how much track time do you have?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,903
Posted By LimitedSlip
Here is a link to the Oregon Department of Motor...

Here is a link to the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles site:

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/DMV/Pages/index.aspx

I did a quick search for information about international licenses but found...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
You are way too logical. I'll have to be content...

You are way too logical. I'll have to be content with sitting on it and making noises.

Yeah, the Duc would be much better for a novice like me. No way I could get in trouble on that thing. Not!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,628
Posted By LimitedSlip
Put me in the wrecked from tar snakes category. ...

Put me in the wrecked from tar snakes category. Hit this on Sunday 11/16:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/55570413/TarSnakes.jpg

resulting in this:
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
I'll be there. Digger, trade you a test ride on...

I'll be there. Digger, trade you a test ride on the Super Duke for dinner and a beer. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Really sorry to hear about all the misfortune...

Really sorry to hear about all the misfortune falling upon my friends. Sending positive vibes your way...

I got some good news yesterday. No cast!!! Another x-ray next week to make sure nothing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 894
Posted By LimitedSlip
Nice job!

I'm curious if you ever measured oil temps. With a 1.8L capacity and the fact that KTM specs a 60 grade oil I suspect they can be rather high.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-12-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By LimitedSlip
Welcome. I've got one friend with a rental but I...

Welcome. I've got one friend with a rental but I think he has a fairly long term tenant right now. I'll ask him.

Also, we have a Corvallis specific thread here:
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
After reading the papers from the ER I guess it's...

After reading the papers from the ER I guess it's the fibula not the tibia.

I see the ortho on Thursday for another X-ray. The swelling is way down so I suspect by Thursday they will put a cast on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 92,561
Posted By LimitedSlip
Ryker stayed at my place Friday and Saturday...

Ryker stayed at my place Friday and Saturday night. Great guy and you you get an opportunity to meet up with him on his travels south by all means do so.

Despite the weather I took him on short...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 822
Views: 38,653
Posted By LimitedSlip
Tar snakes suck

Ryker spent Friday and Saturday night at my place. This morning despite the weather I took him up the back side of Mary's Peak. On the way home about three miles from my house I hit a tar patch...
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