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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By cdriver
Paved all the way

Hiway 112 is paved to Neah Bay, I believe the road that goes northwest beyond Neah Bay is also paved now but havent' been out there in years. It gets you pretty close to the western most point. Good...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By cdriver
end of the month

There is a lot of advice about dealer sales, one bit of advice is to hit them at the end of the month. The pressure is on at that time for the dealer to get that last sale or two, might be some sort...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By cdriver
Always slightly warmer

My wife and I notice that Brookings is always a bit warmer than the rest of the coastal towns, great riding down that way. And the surfing!!!!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By cdriver
No football for me either

I was out in Tahuya yesterday about mid day, I was on foot. Over near Mission Creek I heard two dirt bikes, never got a look at them. It was a good looking day out there,
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By cdriver
Rally

I believe the national BMW rally is in Oregon this year, the rallies they put on always seem to be top notch.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By cdriver
A shorter route

Try the STP bicycle ride route, it is all back roads to Portland, fairly entertaining roads for the most part.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By cdriver
Oly circumnavigation

I prefer to do that ride counter cloc wise to get the Hiway 3 section and 101 to PA out of the way first, and maybe avoid Friday afternoon tourist traffic. You could look at using the West Seattle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By cdriver
Sorry to hear about your run in with the deer

I fear the deer more than cars sometimes. I will be doing my best to help decrease the deer population next month!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,655
Posted By cdriver
try this?

Compression shorts of some type, with as few seams as possible.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,570
Posted By cdriver
VME Vashon TT

Seemed like a pretty good sized crowd today, more bikes than usual? Weather this summer might have helped. It is such a hoot to see all those bikes getting off the the ferry at the same time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,273
Posted By cdriver
safes, a lesson?

I thought my valuables were secure in a large, 200 lb, fire resistant safe. Thieves slid it right out of the house, thru the garage door. I should have secured it. Very securely.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,726
Posted By cdriver
Amazing account of the fire

What a great first hand account of the fires in E. Washington.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By cdriver
camping at Ft. Stevens

Fort Stevens is a great state park with camping. Columbia Inn with their covered parking is a big plus for motorcyclists.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By cdriver
three day ride

How about a circumnavigation of the state. Head over Hiway 20 all the way to Ione, go south to Spokane, keep going south to Clarkston, then head west towards the Columbia Gorge, come home via the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,333
Posted By cdriver
Tiger 0150 mileage

Yes, be sure to look at the Tiger1050 website. Lots of good information there. I have an 08 Tiger with 42K on it. Some of the motors seem to use oil, mine does, I've gotten used to it. No issues with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By cdriver
Follow the.........

Follow the STP route for an entertaining ride from Portland to Seattle. That's the Seattle to Portland bicycle ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-11-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,332
Posted By cdriver
Skagit Power Sports

I drove by there about 1300 hours today, parking lot looked pretty busy and must have had some "red hot" sales-there was a small brush fire in the grass divider between them and the freeway.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By cdriver
Potlach area mudslide, Hiway 101

Went on a beautiful ride, counter clockwise, around Hood Canal. Got turned back a bit north of Hoodsport by a slide closure. The DOT site says one lane is getting through, did any of you get through...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By cdriver
Rio Cafe

The Rio Cafe in Stevenson has great Mexican food!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By cdriver
All Day Happy Hour/Sunday

Won't the Oyster Run on Sunday be kind of an all day happy hour for some folks?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-20-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By cdriver
Navy rider down, Highway 3, Belfair

It is always chilling to see a rider down, this happened this afternoon in Belfair, in front of the JR's Hideaway, a corner with poor visibility. He was on a sporttourer, Navy utilities, my wife went...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,611
Posted By cdriver
Coho ferry

I believe that you do not get front of the line privileges on this run, unlike the Washington State Ferries.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By cdriver
boathouses?

There used to be boathouse rentals at Pleasant Harbor, near Brinnon. Not sure if they are still in operation.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By cdriver
great dealer

Go see Dave at Moto International for a great experience at a shop that is what every motorcycle shop should be.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By cdriver
Iron Butt 2011

What time are they starting on Monday please? The Iron Butt website didn't seem to have starting info. Thanks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,620
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,162,979
Posted By cdriver
FS:Acerbis Incas Pac $25.00

This is a black fanny pac with a pocket for goodies and a water bottle in addition to a main storage compartment. I no longer dual sport so have little use for this handy piece of equipment. PM me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By cdriver
New Brewpub(s) in Wenatchee?

My Multistrada buddy and I are riding over to see the 8th Wonder of the World/Grand Coulee Dam this weekend, staying in Wenatchee. I thought I had heard something about a new brewery or brew pub or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8,620
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,162,979
Posted By cdriver
Surprised, but thanks anyway.

I am a little surprised over the amount of "advice" I am getting with this sale. Hope all this extra attention helps me to sell the jacket. Thank you to all of you. I will buy all of you experts a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,620
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,162,979
Posted By cdriver
Wow yourself

I'm not sure it matters how much it cost then. Are you asking because you are interested or just interested in trashing my sale? These jackets were incredibly well made with leather like you don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8,620
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,162,979
Posted By cdriver
Hein Gericke Classic, Paris/Dakar Jacket

This is the classic black leather jacket from Hein Gericke. It was state of the art in 1992 when I bought it new. It is in great condition, comes with the liner. No tears, rips or scuffs on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-16-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,325
Posted By cdriver
Good To Go

I am packing a transponder in my tankbag. The older style plastic case that doubles as a front license plate mount. When I ordered my transponders it was clear you could not easily transfer one...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-11-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,661
Posted By cdriver
Another Manchester

Let us know when you will be visiting Manchester in the State of Washington. A great area for riding and sightseeing. We will give you the tour. An old army fort and lots of views of Puget Sound.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By cdriver
Welcome to a great riding area

There is alot of great riding here on the Olympic Peninsula, especially for a nice GS like you have. I live in Port Orchard, ride all year, well not much this last week. There will be alot of riders...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By cdriver
snake in the grass

I rode through there today, you could see where they were getting ready for the detour. They were also doing some crack sealing, creating tar snakes. They had two sections with flaggers. Very slow...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By cdriver
Clarkston/Tomato Brothers

I'd stay in Clarkston, eat at Tomato Brothers. There are several great rides out of the Lewiston/Clarkston area. Tomato Brothers serves up great Italian food.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 753
Posted By cdriver
Hiway 9, with variations

I agree, use 9 as a great alternate route to B'ham. If you look at SoundRider.com they show some variations on that route that are kind of fun too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By cdriver
Triumph Dealer in Tacoma/Lakewood

Lakewood Motorsports, the Truimph dealer in Tacoma is a great shop if you are in that area. 253)-581-0812 .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By cdriver
Harley on Harley violence/near Elbe

We came upon an ugly looking crash this morning on Hiway 7, at Alder Lake, where the road out of Eatonville intersects the hiway. A large group, 30 riders, two riders appeared to have tangled up as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,241
Posted By cdriver
Skilled/knowledgable/helpful

I agree, Ed is a great choice. He was willing and able to help me out.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By cdriver
Brother's Powersports

Many of the riders I know in this area won't set foot in the shop. I don't trust the sales department at all. The service guys did a generally poor job when working on my bike there, and I was...
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