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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 466
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 2,018
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: 3,931
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 14,880
Views: 1,608,902
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 133
Views: 9,491
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: 863
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: 473
Views: 13,101
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 473
Views: 13,101
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: 1,658
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 101
Views: 11,813
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 763
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: 498
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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: 386
Views: 85,927
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: 745
Views: 34,100
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...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-07-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 745
Views: 34,100
Posted By LimitedSlip
I'll be there. Thanks Digger!

I'll be there. Thanks Digger!
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,927
Posted By LimitedSlip
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=946416...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=946416

Congrats ryker. If you find yourself near Corvallis, Oregon give us a shout. Beer and food on me if you can make it. If you want to get your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 7,801
Posted By LimitedSlip
The thing is that unless the state can compete...

The thing is that unless the state can compete with street prices I don't think the regular users are going to buy from the state. A friend told me (:D) that street prices are about $10/gram and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By LimitedSlip
You thinking of one of these? ...

You thinking of one of these?

http://www.fumotousa.com/img/hero-fumoto-engine-oil-drain-valve.jpg

http://www.fumotousa.com/
Forum: Battle scooters 11-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By LimitedSlip
I'd keep looking...

Front:

110/100-12 is 20.7" diameter
120/70-12 is 18.6" diameter

Rear:

120/90-10 is 18.5" diameter
120/70-10 is 16.6" diameter
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,988
Posted By LimitedSlip
At that price point you are looking at used or...

At that price point you are looking at used or perhaps the Bilt line at Cycle Gear. They have these on sale now.

http://www.cyclegear.com/BILT-Storm-Waterproof-Motorcycle-Overpants

Ken
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By LimitedSlip
Ok, I'm out. :) I sort of recall my dynamics prof...

Ok, I'm out. :) I sort of recall my dynamics prof explaining the centrifugal/centripetal concept and then saying that if any of us argued the point it was an automatic F.

One thing I've pondered...
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By LimitedSlip
Must have missed that day in engineering school....

Must have missed that day in engineering school. :)

Apparently you aren't familiar with vectors.

Thanks Ironwood.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-30-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,200
Posted By LimitedSlip
The correct link is www.pro-oiler.net It...

The correct link is www.pro-oiler.net

It uses a speed input which is either a signal off an electric speedo, a sensor pulse off a brake rotor, or for the motorcyclist who has everything a GPS...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,848
Posted By LimitedSlip
I also stick with the coax plugs as they...

I also stick with the coax plugs as they disconnect with much less force than the SAE connector. Useful for "mature" riders that can't remember to unplug before stepping away from the bike...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By LimitedSlip
To further the astonishment people do aerobatics...

To further the astonishment people do aerobatics in carburetored planes.
Forum: Hacks 10-28-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By LimitedSlip
Coors Light? That's not beer. It for hydration...

Coors Light? That's not beer. It for hydration between beers!
Forum: Airheads 10-24-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 922
Posted By LimitedSlip
Also member Zuber may be able to help or know the...

Also member Zuber may be able to help or know the locals. He's just south of Corvallis.
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By LimitedSlip
Check out the MSR Hand D-Flectors: ...

Check out the MSR Hand D-Flectors:

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/7276/i/msr-hand-d-flectors

They require hand guards to keep them off the levers. They work wonders for keeping the cold...
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