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Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
:rofl:rofl:rofl Thought I recognized that...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Thought I recognized that area . . .

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s208/ORexpat/Horse%20Cnty%20MC%20Ride%204_3_11/IMG_4146.jpg

Same area, different silo. Pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Almost looks like I've been there . . . is that...

Almost looks like I've been there . . . is that west of Halfway, between Marshal and The Plains? :ear

Maybe it's just the silo . . . .
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:10 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
+ 1 on the scrambler photos.

+ 1 on the scrambler photos.
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 09:41 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
PNW Wrally, Aug 15-17

"Last Call" for the Wrally next weekend . . . PM's sent to those who've indicated interest.

Any other interested inmates who want to ride a bit west of Seattle next weekend, drop me a PM!
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Well, those holes in the bevel drive cover sure...

Well, those holes in the bevel drive cover sure won't muffle any noise that you might not have noticed before.

I've heard, but sure can't vouch, that the bevel can be adjusted to either quiet at...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Excellent. Another reason to love the Dub.

Excellent. Another reason to love the Dub.
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2014, 08:26 AM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Good luck, hope its that simple! I'm in...

Good luck, hope its that simple!

I'm in Republic at the Cascade Country Rendevous, heading up to the Sasquatch tour. On the GS.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Definitely quotation marks! Right now, I'm...

Definitely quotation marks! Right now, I'm thinking 4 or 5, including me. Add one if Mrs. orsurf comes too!

There might be a few local riders join us Saturday. Non-Dubya folks are welcome of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Talking 2nd Annual Pacific Northwet Wrally, 15-17 August -Update and Teaser

Now that it's getting closer to August and this year's "Wrally" I thought I'd tease y'all with a few photos I took earlier this year of some of the places we might ride:

Olympic Mountains from...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Nice find! Fits the look of the bike too. ...

Nice find! Fits the look of the bike too.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk, but no younger or faster . . .
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 07:31 AM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Torque Values

The service manual has:

Torque - Engine Sprocket Nut: 125 N-m (13.0 kg-m, 94 ft-lbs)
Torque - Rear Sprocket Nut: 74 N-m (7,5 kg-m, 54 ft-lbs)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-13-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By ORexpat
"That ain't Virginia, Toto!" Great photo,...

"That ain't Virginia, Toto!"

Great photo, Skippii. I see you made it out west! :clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2014, 10:18 AM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Welcome to the asylum! :clap

Welcome to the asylum! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2014, 09:32 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Valves are about every 12K miles, IIRC. Mine...

Valves are about every 12K miles, IIRC. Mine were checked by the dealer at 5K miles, who said they were "OK." I checked them at 12K and 7 of 8 were out of spec.

Longer term preventative...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 05:53 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
And a great RR it is! Now all you east...

And a great RR it is!

Now all you east coast folks (and I was one for way too many years) can see why we love it so much out here!

I really like your route selection. Oregon has such a huge...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Great ride report! I agree--Bakeoven Road into...

Great ride report! I agree--Bakeoven Road into Maupin, and NF 42 are fabulous rides. Sounds like you guys had a fantastic time!
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 09:45 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Good plan! I sorta butchered the electric knife...

Good plan! I sorta butchered the electric knife part, but was able to recover with the belt sander. It's really easy to take off too much foam with either tool though. The recovering was pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
FS 25, I'll bet! ...

FS 25, I'll bet!

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s208/ORexpat/John%20Day-Chief%20Joseph%20Rally%202013/IMG_1697_zps003926cc.jpg

And they mean it! I managed to bottom out my oilhead GS...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 06:06 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Yup; you'll want to try the Dart screen too. I...

Yup; you'll want to try the Dart screen too. I like it . . .
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Saddle Surgery

I suspect most of you who've got a year 2000 saddle hate the thing as much as I do. Riding that thing always gives me the "30 minute wedgie." Really uncomfortable after a very short time on the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Yep. I think they're also a touch shorter than...

Yep. I think they're also a touch shorter than some grips.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Nice! Glad the weather cooperated as you dropped...

Nice! Glad the weather cooperated as you dropped east of the Cascades.

SweetBird and I spent our 25th anniversary at Crater Lake Lodge--I'm afraid to say how long ago that was; made the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
We're looking forward to it!

We're looking forward to it!
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 08:25 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Jeez, you'd think I'd know that off the top of my...

Jeez, you'd think I'd know that off the top of my head . . . :shog . . . but I don't! I usually buy my filters at the local Kwaker dealer and get a crush washer at the same time.

I seem to recall...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Givi Rear Rack

Put the Givi rack on this morning. Pretty easy . . .

Seat needs to come off, then remove the plastic tray at the rear of the seat pan area, where the owner's manual can be strapped down.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Dart Flyscreen

Well, got my Christmas present in the mail yesterday (:lol3) from Burninator and proceeded to install the Dart Flyscreen.

It's a simple 4-bolt install. Easy. Or it would have been if I'd kept my...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
orsurf, what a gorgeous route you've got planned!...

orsurf, what a gorgeous route you've got planned! That will be a fabulous trip.

I grew up in John Day, went back for the Chief Joseph Rally last year. (RR:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2014, 05:51 PM
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Posted By ORexpat
Dibs, PM sent . . .

Dibs, PM sent . . .
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 09:48 AM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
I think you've nailed it. The Dubya's not super...

I think you've nailed it. The Dubya's not super fast though not slow either. Responds nicely to a good hard roll-on coming out of corners. It's reliable and easy to work on. Essentially...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
I don't know how the 5 Star rack fits, but I can...

I don't know how the 5 Star rack fits, but I can post photos of the Givi set-up as I install, and show the final layout. Maybe that will help.
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Well, you're still welcome at the Wrally! (Once...

Well, you're still welcome at the Wrally! (Once a Dubya lover, always a Dubya lover . . . ). :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Orsurf, you're welcome to give the screen a try...

Orsurf, you're welcome to give the screen a try when you come up! Heck, if it turns out I don't like it, it can be yours! :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 01:37 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
And . . . PM sent!

And . . . PM sent!
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 12:55 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Yeah, I'm interested in the fly screen and Givi...

Yeah, I'm interested in the fly screen and Givi racks. PM inbound.
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 31,773
Posted By ORexpat
Great report Denis. If you like English scenery,...

Great report Denis. If you like English scenery, you'll love Scotland! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
What's the brand of your replacement battery?

What's the brand of your replacement battery?
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 07:53 PM
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Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Very nice. :clap

Very nice. :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 265,982
Posted By ORexpat
Olympics and the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Photos from a couple of recent outings.

Olympic Mountains

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s208/ORexpat/Olympics/IMG_0119_zpsbc268253.jpg
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 265,982
Posted By ORexpat
Well, Annie had a successful move out today,...

Well, Annie had a successful move out today, thanks in no small measure to HBN's Dad and Porcupine224. Beard let them use his truck, got a "new" dining room table out of the whole deal.

I sure...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3,087
Views: 513,167
Posted By ORexpat
Second Annual Pacific Northwet Great Wrally

Second annual Pacific Northwet Wrally set for August 15-17th! :clap

After discussing with several inmates on this thread and the Yahoo Group, these seem to be the best all-around dates for the...
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