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Forum: Canada 06-25-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Squirrel
Understood. What is the road surface and...

Understood. What is the road surface and time/distance to cover this? Is it worth considering, or should I head for other parts of BC? I have about 12 days to kick around.
Forum: Canada 06-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By Squirrel
Bella Coola over to Williams Lake BC

I'm planning a trip from Oregon and was thinking about ferrying over to Vancouver Island, then riding up to Port Hardy and take the ferry to Bella Coola. What is the road like from Bela Coola over to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Squirrel
spend one or two night in Silvergate (northeast...

spend one or two night in Silvergate (northeast corner of Yellowstone). From there you can ride the Beartooth (both directions) and the Chief Joseph hiway (also both directions). The overnite in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Squirrel
Sorry, I didn't intend for anyone to take it that...

Sorry, I didn't intend for anyone to take it that way. Obviously, Wheatwhacker did. So my sincere apologies. Maybe I shouldn't have said "good 'ol US". I happen to love "good 'ol Mexico" as well and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Squirrel
Thanks everyone. I appreciate the info. Just in...

Thanks everyone. I appreciate the info. Just in case anyone is curious, I'd rather see this one stay in the good ol' US.

http://www.pbase.com/sdavis/gs
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Squirrel
thanks for all the replys. If I keep the license...

thanks for all the replys. If I keep the license plate, does that not create a problem for they buyer who wants to ride it back to Mexico from Oregon? Will having a bill of sale along with the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,071
Posted By Squirrel
Selling bike to a Mexican citizen

Not sure if this is the right forum to post this. What would be the considerations when selling a vehicle to someone who is a citizen of Mexico? They would be buying it from me in the US and then...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,564
Posted By Squirrel
If I covered it, it would never get washed :lol3 ...

If I covered it, it would never get washed :lol3

http://www.pbase.com/sdavis/image/64779850.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Squirrel
considering the good time you can make on it, I-5...

considering the good time you can make on it, I-5 from Yreka to Eugene is not too bad for a superslab. From Eugene you can cut over to the east or west and take secondary hiways (101 or 97) north....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Squirrel
Thanks Doc. This is the type of info I was...

Thanks Doc. This is the type of info I was looking for. While links to websites are helpful, hearing about someone's personal experience with something is the real deal. It will be Sunday when we...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Squirrel
Camping/Mt Ranier/Mt St Helens

The wife and I are headed up to Lopez Island next week. We're leaving from Eugene on Sunday and want to find a spot to camp in route. We're in the truck with our kayaks, bikes and dog. I was thinking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Squirrel
Thanks. I see Eureka-Plumas State Park on the map...

Thanks. I see Eureka-Plumas State Park on the map as well as camping up on Gold Lake Rd. Anyone familiar with these sites?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-11-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By Squirrel
Camping near Quincy

looking for a decent place to camp for the nite somewhere between Quincy and Portola. I'll be riding down from Oregon and heading across Nevada on hwy 50 the next day. Ability to take a shower or at...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By Squirrel
If you only have 6 days to do the entire...

If you only have 6 days to do the entire roundtrip, then 101 or I-5 really are the only options with 101 being the slower more scenic option. Just make sure you plan to return down to Northern...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Squirrel
Yep. Stayed there many times. There's also a...

Yep. Stayed there many times. There's also a small lodge right across the road where we stayed the last time. Silvergate makes for a nice place to stay while you ride Beartooth and Chief Joseph. I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-31-2009, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Squirrel
It would be the dirt going toward Dutch John....

It would be the dirt going toward Dutch John. Basically, we'd want to head up to Yellowstone from nw Colorado. Only smooth easy dirt will be acceptable for the ST3. We could go up from Rifle to...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Squirrel
there is a road that approaches Trout Lake (the...

there is a road that approaches Trout Lake (the lake, not the town) from the south. It's a gravel road and is lightly traveled. There's a place I think called Grizzly Lodge that looked really nice....
Forum: Americas 05-31-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By Squirrel
You asked about Beartooth. I would ride it over...

You asked about Beartooth. I would ride it over to Red Lodge, then turn around and ride it again in the opposite direction. Ditto for Chief Joseph hiway. Suggest staying in Silver Gate which is just...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Squirrel
and THANK YOU for the avatar!

and THANK YOU for the avatar!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Squirrel
What's the dirt section like? I'm cool with it,...

What's the dirt section like? I'm cool with it, but my brothers really likes to stay on pavement with the ST3.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Squirrel
Thanks! So from Rock Springs, what is your...

Thanks! So from Rock Springs, what is your recommended route up to Yellowstone? 191 goes north thru Pinedale or 372 connects to 189 thru Marbleton, or go all the way over to 89 and Afton? Thanks for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,238
Posted By Squirrel
From that area, what is a good way to continue on...

From that area, what is a good way to continue on up to Yellowstone?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Squirrel
I have a good map, but my search engine is broken...

I have a good map, but my search engine is broken down. :lol3 If you ever head out to Oregon, I'd be glad to return the favor.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Squirrel
Colorado Rockies 1st week of July

Brother and I will be rolling in from the west coast. We want to stay on paved routes and are looking for suggestions--routes--must sees--yada, yada.

thanks!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-21-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Squirrel
Yep, we both rode the Colorado Rockies last year...

Yep, we both rode the Colorado Rockies last year but on separate occasions. I was actually thinking about meeting up in Graealge. Wasn't too sure about heading east on 50 versus going further south...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Squirrel
Just looking to stay off the gravel and do 300 to...

Just looking to stay off the gravel and do 300 to 400 miles per day max. I've done the Tonopah/Cedar City route. Rode from Cedar City to Mariposa and that just took one day. I wasn't sure if there...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Squirrel
N. Cal to Colorado

I plan to go ride the Colorado Rockies this summer for a couple of weeks leaving the end of June. I'm looking for good paved routes from Northern California. I'd like a 3-4 day ride getting there....
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By Squirrel
The Autocom. They just introduced new products,...

The Autocom. They just introduced new products, so last years stuff is very good at a reduced price---noise canceling, vox works very well when setup. Got mine from Keith at Tulsa Truck center....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2009, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,151
Posted By Squirrel
I would do "Going to the Sun" early, early in...

I would do "Going to the Sun" early, early in the day. (before 7 a.m.) Ride west to east.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,616
Posted By Squirrel
If you WANT to go to synthetic ASAP, then by all...

If you WANT to go to synthetic ASAP, then by all means do it. Why deprive yourself the pleasure if that's what you want.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Squirrel
I echo what others have said and offer this: Lolo...

I echo what others have said and offer this: Lolo Pass hwy 12 will put you in Lewiston. Now it might be tempting to continue heading west toward Seattle, but it would be better to head south taking...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By Squirrel
DANG! you know you're a heavy smoker when your...

DANG! you know you're a heavy smoker when your boots stink!
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,293
Posted By Squirrel
Man, I can't help but think (hope) that our Coast...

Man, I can't help but think (hope) that our Coast Guard has bigger fish to fry.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,293
Posted By Squirrel
Very common is the FRS/GMRS radios. Technically,...

Very common is the FRS/GMRS radios. Technically, you need a licence (pay a fee) to operate GMRS. I don't know of anyone who does. It doesn't really matter because you can use the FRS frequencies to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By Squirrel
there are several nice campgrounds on 39 right on...

there are several nice campgrounds on 39 right on the Imnaha River.

http://www.pbase.com/sdavis/image/246716
http://www.pbase.com/sdavis/image/246755
http://www.pbase.com/sdavis/image/246757...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By Squirrel
Me thinks your motorbike can easily handle a 10...

Me thinks your motorbike can easily handle a 10 lb. tent. If you like space, don't compromise. I personally like the 3 person dome tents for just that reason and they work well for car camping. Now...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Squirrel
probably depends upon how many miles are actually...

probably depends upon how many miles are actually on the shocks. If it's 26,000, I'd definitely rebuild them before installing---that is assuming the springs are the correct ones for you.
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By Squirrel
Google is your friend. He showed me this: ...

Google is your friend. He showed me this:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=363871
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By Squirrel
Lower weight and more HP on the 1200. Both are...

Lower weight and more HP on the 1200. Both are plenty fun and make excellent touring motorbikes.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By Squirrel
First thing-----Keep the Thruxton! Then look...

First thing-----Keep the Thruxton! Then look around for an 1100 or 1150 GS. I currently have a 1200, but my 1100 was a fantastic bike and it will provide what you are looking for.
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