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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 102,151
Posted By smithe
Vantage, WA ...

Vantage, WA

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/Motorcycles%202014/Pacific%20Beach/20140822_164223_zps367bd544.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
For a 1000 mile round trip weekend ride, most...

For a 1000 mile round trip weekend ride, most definitely!
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,389
Posted By smithe
Packed for an overnight trip. The dry bag has my...

Packed for an overnight trip. The dry bag has my Rei Passage 2 tent in it. In the tank bag and tail pack are Walmart Ozark Trail 30 degree sleeping bag (this bag has been really good, compresses...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
How I spent this past Thursday and Friday. ...

How I spent this past Thursday and Friday.

Hopped on the Tiger and road to Pacific Beach Thursday, camped for $10 on a bluff right by the ocean, and back home to Spokane on Friday with a buddy on...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Went on my first "long" ride since I got my Tex...

Went on my first "long" ride since I got my Tex in June, just an over nighter from Spokane, WA to Pacific Beach, WA. Did about 1000 miles and camped on a bluff over looking the ocean. Mostly...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,611
Posted By smithe
Thanks for posting this, I have the same Bilt...

Thanks for posting this, I have the same Bilt helmet and wondered how they compared. How is the fit size wise in comparison? One thing that Bilt got right for me was the fit, I tried on a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
I don't know if it's the best but I really am...

I don't know if it's the best but I really am liking my Triumph bag, it's freaking huge and was purpose built for the bike's mounting points.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
I think it's decent, I got my '12 in June of this...

I think it's decent, I got my '12 in June of this year, 4089 miles with heated grips, hand guards, skid plate, touring windshield, engine guards, arrow exhaust, fog lights and a high seat (all...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,389
Posted By smithe
I have been looking at these and wondering if I...

I have been looking at these and wondering if I could make them work for my KLR and my TEX.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,373
Views: 1,969,283
Posted By smithe
My '93 has a pro linex job done on it, it's...

My '93 has a pro linex job done on it, it's proved to be very tough! None has ever rubbed off, peeled off, etc. It does look dirty all the time though but I don't care about that!
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,389
Posted By smithe
I don't generally like Starbucks drip coffee but...

I don't generally like Starbucks drip coffee but I was pleasantly surprised by the Via stuff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,825
Posted By smithe
Great question, I don't agree with the statement...

Great question, I don't agree with the statement but that's me. When I see/hear statements like that, the basic message given is, if you don't have every skill to do something, you shouldn't do it. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,825
Posted By smithe
Just asking in case I am not following, are you...

Just asking in case I am not following, are you confusing braking in a corner vs making an emergency stop, or stopping in general, while in a corner/turning?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,825
Posted By smithe
I took the MSF Advance Rider Course earlier this...

I took the MSF Advance Rider Course earlier this month, they taught both techniques, braking before the turn and trail braking, and did a pretty good job of explaining why, and when, they are used.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Those are some good looking bags, nice work. ...

Those are some good looking bags, nice work.



Yeah, definitely glad you are ok and that your bike was ok to.


Just put the Explorer tank bag on my Tiger today, man this thing is huge but I...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By smithe
In order to get the longest inseam Firstgear...

In order to get the longest inseam Firstgear makes you need a 40" waist, that gets you 35.5". That being said, I have a pair of Firstgear Kathmandu pants that are a 34 long that are long enough for...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Pretty freaking awesome!

Pretty freaking awesome!
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 149,281
Posted By smithe
Anyone made bread of any sort with theirs? I was...

Anyone made bread of any sort with theirs? I was going to do a test of some bannock tonight after work while I am cooking up some burgers on the grill in the back yard. Trying to decide if I should...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,287
Posted By smithe
I am going to throw in another vote for the...

I am going to throw in another vote for the FJR1300, I miss mine already and it's only been a month. It's a fast, comfortable, mile munching machine that can be had used for very good prices. Lots...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31,831
Views: 7,785,684
Posted By smithe
I drive one of those vans for a Vanpool to and...

I drive one of those vans for a Vanpool to and from work, they don't roll down any more than that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
I had a good time, it was great meeting you all. ...

I had a good time, it was great meeting you all. Hope we can do more of these things, plus have weather not so hot we can get some riding in as well!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
Ghost town in here, in the bar area at a tall...

Ghost town in here, in the bar area at a tall table for now.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
I I am about 10 minutes away

I I am about 10 minutes away
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
anyone there is or have a table or getting there...

anyone there is or have a table or getting there soon?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By smithe
I have this jacket as well. I am 6'3" and...

I have this jacket as well. I am 6'3" and currently 185 with a 32" waist and it fits pretty darn well, I was floored that Bilt makes a medium tall but so many major brands can't do this?

Check...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,892
Posted By smithe
I became a MSF instructor back in '03 or '04, it...

I became a MSF instructor back in '03 or '04, it was a great class, even with the rain, high winds and hail we trained through. I miss doing it but after a few years of teaching, I just didn't have...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
I have wanted a TW200 ever since I took that...

I have wanted a TW200 ever since I took that class but, at 6'3" it's just physically so small and I wouldn't want to sink a ton of money into getting the ergos more comfortable. Maybe someday one...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
It's an amazing handling bike, I got mine last...

It's an amazing handling bike, I got mine last month and am really enjoying it.

Years ago when I took my first beginner course it was on a TW200. I already had been riding for a lot of years so...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Took the MSF Advanced Rider Course today on my...

Took the MSF Advanced Rider Course today on my Explorer, I think everyone was impressed at how such a big bike handled, I know I was!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 102,151
Posted By smithe
Galaxy S4

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/Motorcycles%202014/20140521_161935_zpsckteui4x.jpg
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
Cool, I will be there!

Cool, I will be there!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
Is that Saturday or Sunday? Also, it can start...

Is that Saturday or Sunday? Also, it can start later, or as you say a"rolling start", I just can't get there until about that time frame at the earliest is all since I don't get released from drill...
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Thanks for the info. I think I will be ordering...

Thanks for the info. I think I will be ordering a set and if needed, will get the liners as well.
Forum: Beasts 07-09-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,305
Views: 877,237
Posted By smithe
Coming back around to this and have a question...

Coming back around to this and have a question about your bags. Have you found them to be waterproof? It looks like they are well built and for the price they can be delivered, unbeatable!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 290,733
Posted By smithe
When, and what time, are you thinking? Guessing...

When, and what time, are you thinking? Guessing beer and pizza means afternoon or dinner time? I work this weekend but could be somewhere by 430-5.
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6,168
Views: 2,442,389
Posted By smithe
A couple weeks ago I had 2 nights under 40 (39...

A couple weeks ago I had 2 nights under 40 (39 and 37 is what the local weather reported but not sure exact temp) in that wallyworld bag and it was alright. The first night I had shorts and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31,831
Views: 7,785,684
Posted By smithe
Damn, why doesn't this forum have a "like" button...

Damn, why doesn't this forum have a "like" button of some sort!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 80,391
Posted By smithe
What she said! I am new to this dual...

What she said! I am new to this dual sport/adventure thing and this was my first but not my last rally or gathering. Great people, great fun!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-27-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By smithe
My google-fu leads me to believe its a Zumo 400,...

My google-fu leads me to believe its a Zumo 400, 450, 500, and 550 bracket.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 80,391
Posted By smithe
Random pics, no particular order. ...

Random pics, no particular order.

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