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Forum: Beasts 04-15-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,288
Posted By northidaho
Go faster

I was riding in Nevada north to south and the wind was howling. My wee strom was getting blow off the road. I was crawling along at 40mph looking to get a hotel room when out of nowhere a guy on a...
Forum: Beasts 09-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 518,343
Posted By northidaho
Question Front fender clearance

Maybe it's just the photo, but the front fender looks too tight to get a TKC or such dirt tire under there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,515
Views: 298,253
Posted By northidaho
Yea that was him. He can't log on for some reason...

Yea that was him. He can't log on for some reason but we are in Harrison for icecream. Ride has been great so far, started at Beauty bay ended up at thompson lake road.
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By northidaho
Man I love the asylum! Ask a question and get a...

Man I love the asylum! Ask a question and get a lot of great responses. Bikes I had not considered are now a possible on the list. I suppose I do have some considerations that I did not mention...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By northidaho
XRsteve, I had a XR 250 for a while and while the...

XRsteve, I had a XR 250 for a while and while the power was enough, as you said the weight wasnt that much different than the 400. And as cranky as the 400 can be to start the 250 was worse. I have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By northidaho
Thanks all, the XR 400 is stock 01 and is in good...

Thanks all, the XR 400 is stock 01 and is in good shape. I am sure the rider is the problem. Im not a new rider, just not a x racer and I am conservative in the blind corners as I have to go to work...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By northidaho
Thanks for the reply. Yes the WR 250R is a four...

Thanks for the reply. Yes the WR 250R is a four stroke. Its the new road legal version and is to my understanding a different motor than the WR 250F, which I understand had its own valve issues. ...
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,427
Posted By northidaho
Need something lighter than a XR 400

I have been borrowing a XR 400 from my late father in law and now it is time to return it to the estate for settlement.:cry While I may have the opportunity to purchase this bike in the future, I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8,262
Views: 1,617,561
Posted By northidaho
I'm in!

I have had the good forture to be able to use my father in law's 01 XR 400 this summer. I have already taken a trip with my 12yr old down to SE Utah and we rode quite a bit around Eastland and...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By northidaho
Looks like a snapdragon bite to me....:rofl

Looks like a snapdragon bite to me....:rofl
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By northidaho
Thanks, that was funny:rofl I just left the...

Thanks, that was funny:rofl I just left the scratches on the panel to remind me that stroms are not great dirt bikes..:D
Forum: Trip Planning 07-18-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,961
Posted By northidaho
My wife and I are about to pull the trigger on a...

My wife and I are about to pull the trigger on a new Holiday Rambler Black Diamond toy hauler. I have 4 dirt bikes that I want to pull around and occationally my vstrom. I cant full time yet but it...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By northidaho
I have in the garage a crf 100, 150, 230, xr400,...

I have in the garage a crf 100, 150, 230, xr400, and just sold a crf 70. These hondas are especially flood prone. choke em but dont hold the gas on. If you open the throttle more than just a crack...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 30,426
Posted By northidaho
Is it your windshield and bike setup or the...

Is it your windshield and bike setup or the helmet that is giving you trouble? Or maybe I should say the combo?
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,226
Posted By northidaho
I bought a pair of radio shacks (koss) and threw...

I bought a pair of radio shacks (koss) and threw away the foam and bought some safety ear plugs, the ones that look like a christmas tree. Like the eymotics the last poster was looking at only cheep....
Forum: Beasts 03-11-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By northidaho
I run a warm n safe jacket, OEM heated grips and...

I run a warm n safe jacket, OEM heated grips and a serius radio at the same time with no issues.:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,795
Posted By northidaho
It took me a while to figure out what was the old...

It took me a while to figure out what was the old mine junk and what was a Ural!:rofl Looks like you guys are having fun.. Keep it up!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,088
Posted By northidaho
I'll vote for a frame issue. This frame is...

I'll vote for a frame issue. This frame is unique to this model, and a first year attempt. Bad welds or weak materials is my vote. We'll see if the first ones have frame "gussets" tacked on. 09...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-31-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 585,282
Posted By northidaho
I tend to adventure close to home. As a result I...

I tend to adventure close to home. As a result I usually know right where I am. Trouble is, trouble comes, and I often am alone. I dont worry the moto breakdown much. Just a real pain till I can...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-30-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3,535
Views: 585,282
Posted By northidaho
JE Davies, put that thing to use around Spokaloo...

JE Davies, put that thing to use around Spokaloo and tell me how it works. I got the OK to buy a GPS for myself for Christmas, but this might be better. I know how to use a map, a GPS would be cool,...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By northidaho
I had my wee do this once after I trucked it from...

I had my wee do this once after I trucked it from home at 2000ft to my brothers in Utah at 6800ft. It took a couple of on and offs of the key to reboot the O2 sensor and adjust the fuel mix I think. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,684
Posted By northidaho
Maybe I missed it, but :dunno does the colorado...

Maybe I missed it, but :dunno does the colorado have 1:24,000 topo or 1:100,000 like the 60's? Would make a big difference to me for other applications.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-02-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 104,308
Posted By northidaho
Found this over on GPSpassion,...

Found this over on GPSpassion, http://www.gpspassion.com/forumsen/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=98703

On page 3 one of the guys must be a Lowrance dealer and has access to the online manuals..battery life...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-01-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 104,308
Posted By northidaho
Let us know how well it works for you when you...

Let us know how well it works for you when you get it. Any idea when you will see it? Or how much the extra maps will cost? I was about to pull the trigger on a PN 20 but I think I will wait till...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 61,761
Posted By northidaho
I dunno, but the real question is can you get...

I dunno, but the real question is can you get water there, or out in the winter there? Or find a job that pays money there? If you can answer yes to these questions, then hell yes you can live there!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2007, 02:06 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 104,308
Posted By northidaho
Lowrance XOG

Has anyone played with one yet?:ear
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-29-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By northidaho
Has anyone seen a XOG yet? Looks like it might be...

Has anyone seen a XOG yet? Looks like it might be a great unit for the money. Price is $299 at Cabelas and GPStiger. No one seems to have one in stock yet though.
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 61,761
Posted By northidaho
Sorta smiling cause Montana aint fur from...

Sorta smiling cause Montana aint fur from here:rofl I like the editorial, funny stuff. Then again I ride a wee strom. :lol3 :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,338
Posted By northidaho
WORK!!! YOU WORK?? Get off your lazy butt and...

WORK!!! YOU WORK?? Get off your lazy butt and finish this thread!:rofl

Did you sell the wee one and buy a big one or did you just sell it?
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,943
Posted By northidaho
Wow, these are the ride reports that keep me...

Wow, these are the ride reports that keep me coming back to this site.. Thank you for showing me places that were only dots on a map until you shared..:clap
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,107
Posted By northidaho
Ok Squirrel, taped up "wilber" racing is very...

Ok Squirrel, taped up "wilber" racing is very cool.. crash bars and all. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,784
Posted By northidaho
:clap David, that sunflower shot is fantastic! ...

:clap David, that sunflower shot is fantastic! Looks like you made it home safe. :freaky Waiting for you to get story composed. How was Sturgis? or did you past it.
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 27,429
Posted By northidaho
WOW! My little adventures in the states seem...

WOW! My little adventures in the states seem rather tame compared to yours. Heck, Canada seems rather civilized after contemplating Africa. :rofl Good job!
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,784
Posted By northidaho
For those following this little thread. David...

For those following this little thread. David kindly waited for me to get off work yesterday so I could ride with him for a while. I was an hour late getting off so we couldn't leave until 2pm. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By northidaho
Looks like good stuff. I live right here and have...

Looks like good stuff. I live right here and have never done the pass. Been to lewiston and down white bird pass, but not over lolo.. Im so lame.. Just have to break away and do it soon. Some work...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,784
Posted By northidaho
David, it appears you are having a great time!...

David, it appears you are having a great time! Keep it up! Bellingham next Wed. hum, if you head east again you know where to stay again. Come over Washington pass into Winthrop WA and you'll be...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,784
Posted By northidaho
David, glad to get to ride a little with you. We...

David, glad to get to ride a little with you. We hope your border crossing is uneventful today. You know how those Canada people can be.:huh :rofl

It was just too funny pulling up to a wet bald...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By northidaho
coop, which mp3 player do you have with a fm...

coop, which mp3 player do you have with a fm radio. I have a RCA lyra with fm but the radio reception is crap.
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,635
Posted By northidaho
Your killin me! I grew up in Monticello, the...

Your killin me! I grew up in Monticello, the wife in Durango. I really miss that country. :cry Your pics are great. I have to get the wife a bike so we can do some trips. She rides and hate...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By northidaho
Thanks, I'll give it a try. Just have to figure...

Thanks, I'll give it a try. Just have to figure out how best to take apart the inner liner.
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