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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By Sabre
+1 for the ferry Coho (the Black Ball Line) from...

+1 for the ferry Coho (the Black Ball Line) from Port Angeles. My wife and I enjoy riding to PA, staying at the Downtown Hotel (Google it...great place!), then taking the first sailing in the morning...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,300
Posted By Sabre
I had an '80 SR500 too, and have always regretted...

I had an '80 SR500 too, and have always regretted selling it. I only used the little window a couple of times and quickly learned the feel of where to put the piston to start the thing easily....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,231
Posted By Sabre
Yup, am on there. I have a Gen III Mitsubishi...

Yup, am on there. I have a Gen III Mitsubishi Montero.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,231
Posted By Sabre
My wife doesn't ride, but likes to ride pillion...

My wife doesn't ride, but likes to ride pillion with me. She loves exploring logging roads & other offroad riding. She's also interested in meeting folks who like 4-wheel overland & backcountry...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Sabre
I haven't spoken to Howard recently, and have...

I haven't spoken to Howard recently, and have been wondering what happened. He used to do fairly well with them.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By Sabre
If they don't, behavior like that risks fucking...

If they don't, behavior like that risks fucking it up for everyone.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By Sabre
Hey, my daughter went with the Ferndale team to...

Hey, my daughter went with the Ferndale team to Anacortes today, too! :freaky

When I first came to Whatcom County, as a kid on summer vacation, we spent the summer in my great-grandfather's old...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sabre
Yeah, it's crammed into the garage with a metric...

Yeah, it's crammed into the garage with a metric ton of other crap! Happily, The ST1300 comes out year-round for commuting (St Joe's) and weekend getaways with the missus.

We really do have some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By Sabre
I definitely need to blow the dust off the mighty...

I definitely need to blow the dust off the mighty KLR and get back into the hills!

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3657/3584097226_696e4c56a3_b.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By Sabre
It shouldn't be for a bike owner who lives in...

It shouldn't be for a bike owner who lives in this state!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By Sabre
+1 Otherwise, it's no different from going...

+1

Otherwise, it's no different from going across in your cage. Personally, I clear the booth and pull over to the shoulder to put everything back on.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,612
Posted By Sabre
Lots of good suggestions here. I'm especially...

Lots of good suggestions here. I'm especially supportive of the notion of trying to guarantee success for the bride. Since you two enjoy riding together but haven't done long miles together, large...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By Sabre
I have floods on the street bike because they're...

I have floods on the street bike because they're used as conspicuity lights, i.e., I want the cagers to see me from as wide a frontal angle as possible. I put yellow filters on them to make them...
Forum: Hacks 01-13-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By Sabre
Warn Winch for Gear Up

Expedition Portal just posted a mini review here (http://www.expeditionportal.com/equipment-testing/2760-kaliber-creation-s-gear.html) of a Warn winch fitted to the Ural Gear Up by an outfit called...
Forum: The Garage 12-11-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,576
Posted By Sabre
Thanks, all! :clap

Thanks, all! :clap
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,576
Posted By Sabre
Toughest rattle-can paint for steel?

I recently finished a set of sliders for my 4x4 as well as a heavy-duty cargo rack. They're both in primer and I'm wondering what sort of paint will be the most durable for them. It has to be...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,440
Posted By Sabre
I'm not sure that there's much build difference...

I'm not sure that there's much build difference these days, Jim. I don't have any of the newest Gerbing stuff but can say that the latest generation gear from both W&S and Powerlet are spectacularly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By Sabre
I wore leather for the first few decades of...

I wore leather for the first few decades of riding, still have the stuff in the closet but never wear it. Have tried a LOT of different jackets (and pants) and have settled on a few that I like. And...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,276
Posted By Sabre
First, glad to see you standing tall after an...

First, glad to see you standing tall after an injury like that!

Second, WONDERFUL pics of a beautiful area, and you're rocking that little 'zuke! Two wheels or four, you've got the spirit of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By Sabre
I'd just point out, especially for the less...

I'd just point out, especially for the less experienced riders among us, that autumn is not only one of the most beautiful times to ride but also one of the most dangerous. The perspective of a...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,143
Views: 547,215
Posted By Sabre
:lol3 Yup, and it's even MORE of a mess now that...

:lol3 Yup, and it's even MORE of a mess now that it's full daylight and I can really see the work! :eek1

Oh well, it's all part of this old dog's ongoing edumacation. Now it's off to the...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,389
Posted By Sabre
I've always used Gojo hand cleaner. It's very...

I've always used Gojo hand cleaner. It's very slippery, it's easy to apply, stays more or less where you put it, it's nontoxic, and it cleans up without leaving any oily residue. The stuff dries up...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4,143
Views: 547,215
Posted By Sabre
I've just been welding for a few months now....

I've just been welding for a few months now. After a one-day intro course at the local technical college, I've been burning through wire and gas at a prodigious rate, running all manner of beads on...
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Sabre
Look at the geometry of turning a triangle....

Look at the geometry of turning a triangle. You're pushing that outboard tire sideways in all but the most gentle curves.

I'd think a much skinnier tire would be what you'd want out there. And...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By Sabre
I once rode my motorcycle wearing full SCUBA...

I once rode my motorcycle wearing full SCUBA gear...tank, BC, weight belt.

I'll bet it would feel something like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By Sabre
Carlin had it right. Further, under the law, if...

Carlin had it right. Further, under the law, if you wave someone into traffic and they become involved in a crash, you assume some percentage of liability.

I just stare at the ignorant sheep who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,141
Posted By Sabre
It's as if some folks have never heard that even...

It's as if some folks have never heard that even shallow water is dangerous if it's flowing. Haven't we all seen news clips of floods for crissakes? Haven't we all seen those vids of drainage canals...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,255
Posted By Sabre
Don't know if you saw this recent thread...

Don't know if you saw this recent thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=908050) asking a similar question. For your convenience, my opinion about the climate is attached, below. It...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,405
Posted By Sabre
Nonsense

Nonsense
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 904
Posted By Sabre
Yes, she can get just a "sidecar/trike"...

Yes, she can get just a "sidecar/trike" endorsement by following these instructions (http://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/gettrike.html).

In the old days you needed the 2-wheel motorcycle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By Sabre
Hey, the older I get the heavier my KLR seems to...

Hey, the older I get the heavier my KLR seems to get. I used to ride on single track with it...when I was young and foolish (and stronger). I'm on my third one now, having sold two previously because...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,630
Posted By Sabre
Nothing I can say will make much difference, but...

Nothing I can say will make much difference, but it's comforting to know that you're among loved ones.

I never met Linda, but seeing her picture and hearing about her makes me feel right at home....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By Sabre
Need help moving rooftop tent from Boulder to Pacific Northwest

One of the Expedition Portal inmates is selling a rooftop tent that I want to buy. The only problem is that he's in Boulder, CO and I'm in the Pacific Northwest. If anyone is planning a trip and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-10-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Sabre
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By Sabre
My Belstaff Discovery is probably the finest...

My Belstaff Discovery is probably the finest jacket I've ever owned for three-season use (fall-winter-spring). It keeps me warm and dry in ALL weather.

That said, I also have multiple gear...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-22-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,015
Posted By Sabre
The Ural guys are very nice, very solid guys. The...

The Ural guys are very nice, very solid guys. The owner (Steve) got in on the ground floor with Ural when they were first really taking off here in North America. Of course, they've always had this...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By Sabre
One hell of a first post.

One hell of a first post.
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,525
Posted By Sabre
Here's why I like my wireless dual controller: ...

Here's why I like my wireless dual controller:

1) I have Multiple Bike Disorder. A single Powerlet outlet and a little piece of velcro somewhere means that I'm fully heated (jacket and gloves) in...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By Sabre
My wife loves the GPS function on the Lumix...

My wife loves the GPS function on the Lumix DMC-ZS10 that I got her for our anniversary this year. It took her a while, however, to really understand how much battery life she sacrifices when it's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,688
Posted By Sabre
Thanks so much...this is very timely. I'm...

Thanks so much...this is very timely. I'm planning on crossing the Magruder later this week and hadn't found any info yet on closures. I'll take that tel no. along to check on the latest info.
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