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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9,409
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,449,278
Posted By brokeassloser
2010 Multistrada 1200

I'm the original owner. This bike is equipped with ABS and traction control but not the electrical suspension. 16500 miles. The 15k service was done at Motocorsa Portland. It has Altrider bars...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By brokeassloser
Thanks everyone. It sounds like I might like it...

Thanks everyone. It sounds like I might like it (assuming I get the bike). If I don't like it (unlikely) you'll see it in the flea market.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By brokeassloser
So if I'm reading this right after you bump the...

So if I'm reading this right after you bump the throttle and release it you have compression braking again? I can live with that. I'm pretty comfortable on the steep stuff. What about holding on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By brokeassloser
Shool me on rekluse clutches

Hello one and all.

I'm working on a possible trade for a 500 EXC that has a recluse in it and have never ridden a bike equipped with one. Tell me all about them both good and bad. Any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 384,322
Posted By brokeassloser
Anybody planning on dualsporting or trail riding...

Anybody planning on dualsporting or trail riding Friday? I often go solo but my wife is afraid I'll get eaten by a bear. I do have a bacon filling so maybe she has a point. I'm an old slow guy so I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 892,451
Posted By brokeassloser
Forlorn lakes. There are a string of them.

Forlorn lakes. There are a string of them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,428
Views: 2,391,721
Posted By brokeassloser
I'm constantly amazed at just how good this bike...

I'm constantly amazed at just how good this bike is at being a dualsport. Sure it's heavy and underpowered with poor suspension but I'm a 48 year old with bad knees so were even.:lol3 This turned out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 892,451
Posted By brokeassloser
I was the only one at this lake in the GPNF...

I was the only one at this lake in the GPNF today. Cell phone pic just wont capture the peace and quiet.http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsxlpfoweh.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By brokeassloser
You guys are killing me! :rofl Question:...

You guys are killing me! :rofl

Question: What's an average rebuild interval on a 500

Answer: It's faster than a 250l. :huh


I'm well aware of what I'm getting into performance...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By brokeassloser
I'll double down with a follow up. Who's gone the...

I'll double down with a follow up. Who's gone the most miles between top end rebuilds? I'm really considering one of these bikes. I like my 250L but well.......you know.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
It was a pretty good day in the woods. Here's our...

It was a pretty good day in the woods. Here's our haul for the day. A much bigger event is in the works.

Thanks Brad for coming out and working with my band of misfits.


...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
I'm really not in this for attention-I just want...

I'm really not in this for attention-I just want to walk up to a waterfall and not trip over beer cans. Thanks for the link though I may need her help later this summer when we plan the big one. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
Wife and I will be there at 8:30

Wife and I will be there at 8:30
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
I'll get back to you on that. I'd be there at6:00...

I'll get back to you on that. I'd be there at6:00 but my kids and some friends of theirs are coming and they aren't as enthusiastic as I am about early mornings. I may come out early and have them...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
I can't say I'm surprised the short notice...

I can't say I'm surprised the short notice conflicted with a lot of peoples schedules but for now that's the time frame I have. This will make a good test run for a bigger better event later in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
Bravo sir!:clap Panther Creek is one of my...

Bravo sir!:clap Panther Creek is one of my favorite roads. The more of us go out there the better.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
The date at least for me is Saturday the 28th....

The date at least for me is Saturday the 28th. Join if you can, if not please be encouraged to do it on your own, set up another event, whatever. I have a few volunteers so far and my wife has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
I sent an e-mail to the forest service to see if...

I sent an e-mail to the forest service to see if they would reimburse for dump fees and they said no but the forest service offices have dumpsters and they are happy to accept garbage from clean up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By brokeassloser
Gifford clean up party?

It's a sad reality that our forest gets used as a dumpster by a lot of thoughtless fools. I was riding out of Yacolt today and every waterfall and pull out was littered with garbage. It' not a new...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brokeassloser
Some people will tell you the 2010 is full of...

Some people will tell you the 2010 is full of gremlins and problems. Mine has been awesome and still is. Ducati fixed a few things (even though mine had no problems). Fueling ha always been spot on....
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12,428
Views: 2,391,721
Posted By brokeassloser
I finished and installed my skidplate today. I'm...

I finished and installed my skidplate today. I'm a fab guy by trade so my cost was $0.00.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/DSCN0174_zpshu7xwhue.jpg (http://<a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,157
Posted By brokeassloser
If I was thinking of a Hyper I'd go with the air...

If I was thinking of a Hyper I'd go with the air cooled one. Those motors are pretty bombproof and that version has a bit more of a hooligan feel even with less power. I got rid of mine to save my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,799
Views: 1,278,777
Posted By brokeassloser
I remember a two track I rode across the plains...

I remember a two track I rode across the plains in Wyoming in the early 80's that had a state highway marker:rofl. It was a good thing the CB750 had a pretty good fuel range. I was off pavement for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7,799
Views: 1,278,777
Posted By brokeassloser
This still assumes you can fly in a straight line.

This still assumes you can fly in a straight line.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brokeassloser
Just watched a video clip of one of them eating...

Just watched a video clip of one of them eating it on a dirt road then getting up laughing. These guys are kind of hard core.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By brokeassloser
I own an older house right above the mill in...

I own an older house right above the mill in Camas. It's a rental now but I lived there for a year or so. LOVED IT! The mill has cleaned up a lot and I smelled it maybe twice the whole time I lived...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7,799
Views: 1,278,777
Posted By brokeassloser
I owned a 650l for a while. I was being sarcastic...

I owned a 650l for a while. I was being sarcastic and stand by the second half of my last post. It really is a great bike to own if your intended use matches it. That bike hauled me all over the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7,799
Views: 1,278,777
Posted By brokeassloser
Junk = doesn't perform like a full blown...

Junk = doesn't perform like a full blown motocrosser while being fully factory street legal and requiring almost no maintenance.......Duh.

The 650l is a great bike for what it is intended for....
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 12-09-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brokeassloser
My first year multi has been completely trouble...

My first year multi has been completely trouble free. And I beat the hell out of that thing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 384,322
Posted By brokeassloser
"easy"....yeah that's it. I remember leaving some...

"easy"....yeah that's it. I remember leaving some bike parts and skin that hill back in the day.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,050
Posted By brokeassloser
Why not a primary bike for a singletrack junkie?...

Why not a primary bike for a singletrack junkie? ( serious question as I'm considering one if I can pull it together and find one) What would be the downsides?

I rather like the gnar.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 121,431
Posted By brokeassloser
My wife with her CB1100 and our exactly 40 model...

My wife with her CB1100 and our exactly 40 model year older CB3504.
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4,629
Views: 556,629
Posted By brokeassloser
Last year over 2100 people bought Lamborghinis. I...

Last year over 2100 people bought Lamborghinis. I imagine there are 200 people that can afford a 35000 dollar motorcycle.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brokeassloser
I finally saw the new Multi in person today. The...

I finally saw the new Multi in person today. The main thing I noticed cosmetically is the plastic is much better refined as far as fit and finish goes. It's a good step without radical change. Very...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 384,322
Posted By brokeassloser
The route was great. Thanks for that. I saw some...

The route was great. Thanks for that. I saw some roads I'd never seen. It would have been much more relaxing on a dualsport but the Multi made it through (eventually).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 384,322
Posted By brokeassloser
Yup. Oldandslow. I'm hoping to make it. I need to...

Yup. Oldandslow. I'm hoping to make it. I need to break in (as in royally mis-use and abuse) the new CRF250L.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-04-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,994
Views: 384,322
Posted By brokeassloser
1) I may be in for Friday if you don't mind....

1) I may be in for Friday if you don't mind. Where and when?

2) WTH is that weirdly cool thing you ride?!
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12,428
Views: 2,391,721
Posted By brokeassloser
All hail the little red piggy! I haven't had a...

All hail the little red piggy! I haven't had a chance to do any single track on it yet but wherehave ridden it tracks way better than I expected even at a fairly brisk pace. The rear shock is...
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12,428
Views: 2,391,721
Posted By brokeassloser
Brand new 250l owner here!:clap At 4900...

Brand new 250l owner here!:clap

At 4900 for a leftover '13 I couldn't pass it up. I was prepared to be a little disappointed but today I did an 80 mile ride into the hills and back with just a...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 10-17-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6,697
Views: 1,392,749
Posted By brokeassloser
I'm secretly hoping my '10 will become a valuable...

I'm secretly hoping my '10 will become a valuable collectors item:rofl.
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