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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 25,909
Posted By matloik
[QUOTE=Apple Jam;25132419]I just updated the "IN"...

[QUOTE=Apple Jam;25132419]I just updated the "IN" list.
If you're onnit, cool.
If you're not onnit and you wanna be, then hassle me.
If you're not onnit and ..
/QUOTE]

We don't need no...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,663
Posted By matloik
I went looking for these undie shots but could...

I went looking for these undie shots but could not find them. Can someone link it? :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,403
Posted By matloik
It's a BIG island. Unless you have at least 2...

It's a BIG island. Unless you have at least 2 weeks, or like to ride 8 hrs a day, you won't see the whole thing, coming from Portland. My wife and I rode up there on an 8 day trip, almost 2 years...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By matloik
Just make your way over to the south and west...

Just make your way over to the south and west side of Mt Adams -- lots of riding there.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
Just saw on the news that there is a forest fire...

Just saw on the news that there is a forest fire up Pinemont/FS-17. Reporter was standing at what appeared to be the OHV staging area. How far from there the 50-acre (so far) fire is was unclear.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
White Dog Ride Saturday

Anybody not riding Black Dog and want to ride on Saturday--trails up at Binns/Kingsley? Meet at noon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,164
Posted By matloik
Any ladies gonna be at this campout? Susi might...

Any ladies gonna be at this campout? Susi might be coming with me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,853
Posted By matloik
Wind and solar: bad. Coal trains through the...

Wind and solar: bad. Coal trains through the Gorge, Exxon Valdez, BP, and Keystone: good! :lol3 :amazon
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,215
Posted By matloik
I've never bet against the house in this game. ...

I've never bet against the house in this game. I've never bought an extended warranty on ANYTHING. Even if tomorrow I get hit with a $2K expense on something that by some miracle would be covered...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,100
Posted By matloik
Really, a XR650R as a daily commuter bike? ...

Really, a XR650R as a daily commuter bike? Really!?

:hide
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By matloik
Ever run the XCMH rear? Curious how it compares...

Ever run the XCMH rear? Curious how it compares traction- and wear-wise with the Track Master II.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,426
Posted By matloik
D606 rear + MT21 front. Have run this combo many...

D606 rear + MT21 front. Have run this combo many times. My preference is actually a Track Master rear as it does better in the real dirt, but the D606 lasts longer, and I prefer that for DS riding.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
Hey ST. Can you give us some more info on who...

Hey ST. Can you give us some more info on who this outlaw "his/her combo" riders are? My wife and I have OR plated bikes. We ride NW, N and NE from White Salmon often--in Stevenson (I think?)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By matloik
On the weekends the streets around the NW...

On the weekends the streets around the NW Industrial area are pretty vacant, between NW Nicolai, St Helens and Yeon roads. Of course you have to get over there from downtown ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 493,854
Posted By matloik
Yes, the battery came with removable base. Took...

Yes, the battery came with removable base. Took that off to lower by 3/8", or whatever it was. The lack of clearance is with that base off. I think I need some pigtails off the battery terminals...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 493,854
Posted By matloik
I just dropped in a MOTOBATT MB12U into my wife's...

I just dropped in a MOTOBATT MB12U into my wife's '11 G650GS, as per recommendations on this and the Sertao thread. And as specified on MOTOBATT's website. Well, it is tall--taller than the OEM, to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,401
Posted By matloik
So you're against private property rights and...

So you're against private property rights and capitalism? Or is it just because you don't agree with the leanings of this particular property owner? :pot

(Apologies to the OP for also crapping...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,140
Posted By matloik
And aside or in addition to being part of OEM...

And aside or in addition to being part of OEM equipment or not, these aftermarket tanks--and other doo-dads--are not DOT certified, I believe. Is it not the case, technically, that such equipment on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 330,313
Posted By matloik
At the risk of pushing this discussion too much...

At the risk of pushing this discussion too much off topic: I'm far from a GPS guru, but I don't see the need to create a 'route' from a 'track'. I just keep a bunch of tracks from previous rides in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,045
Posted By matloik
You, sir, are mistaken. Adverse possession...

You, sir, are mistaken. Adverse possession certainly is a complicated situation, regardless of which side of the 'fence' you are on; but the payment of property taxes is not a requirement to make...
Forum: The Garage 03-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By matloik
The grids are effectively resistors, 'generating'...

The grids are effectively resistors, 'generating' heat. The more dense the grid--the more grid wire length/width between the wires connecting to the pad--the more heat. To more balance the heat you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
Howdy boys and girls. Not that my adv internet...

Howdy boys and girls. Not that my adv internet presence has been missed--I feel like it's been ages since I poked my head up, but it has been winter, sort of at times, and riding has been thin--I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 22,515
Posted By matloik
Eli and Ariel, being the young retired couple...

Eli and Ariel, being the young retired couple that they are, are somewhere in southern Nevada or Utah ... or Arizona ... living the dream, out of their 5th wheel. I'll PM you Eli's phone number --...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 883
Posted By matloik
Just saw this. For the future, I have a RK chain...

Just saw this. For the future, I have a RK chain tool that will break and press (clip or rivet). Available for borrow whoever needs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
FYI, what Pruitt and I found at Pine Mont last...

FYI, what Pruitt and I found at Pine Mont last Sunday was 50% primo conditions--trail that was in the woods--and 50% a bit sketchy and icy slippery. I actually spun my bike around 180 deg on the...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,740
Views: 1,503,959
Posted By matloik
Another PNW red '08 rider here. Live in Portland,...

Another PNW red '08 rider here. Live in Portland, work in Hillsboro--commute by Versys at times. Don't ride the Versys much during our winter though.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 330,313
Posted By matloik
Tom, you two should come out with the 450 and...

Tom, you two should come out with the 450 and 300. We'll do OHV trails only. Susi and I actually stopped by Pine Mont on our way down from the mountain today, and walked the trail a couple miles...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 330,313
Posted By matloik
I think it's gonna be a plated-dirt bike kind of...

I think it's gonna be a plated-dirt bike kind of ride. It's too cold out here to be moving at any speed, so I'd opt for trails. nw scout PM'ed me that he's tentative. If anyone comes out here I'll...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 330,313
Posted By matloik
I'd do Pine Mont wit' ya on Sunday. Lesser known...

I'd do Pine Mont wit' ya on Sunday. Lesser known is also Middle Mountain, essentially between Pine Mont and Binns -- it's a good 13 miles between PM an Binns. PM me coming your way.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By matloik
While I generally agree with the sentiment and...

While I generally agree with the sentiment and observations regarding our PNW--out of all the countries and states I've lived in, I like it here the best, and plan to keep this my home base for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
I was gonna say why didn't you shout out and I...

I was gonna say why didn't you shout out and I would have joined you guys ... but I wouldn't have. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,715
Views: 1,057,746
Posted By matloik
What I do when I change the oils: The drain and...

What I do when I change the oils: The drain and initial fill is done when the things were warmed up, so I only fill back with 75% or so of nominal, and leave it for later--overnight, usually. And I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 32,910
Posted By matloik
Make that 3 weekends in a row you're gonna have...

Make that 3 weekends in a row you're gonna have to block out and get 'vacation' time approved for--Barlow Camp is by tradition the weekend before BD. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4,175
Views: 493,854
Posted By matloik
Rogdog, go ahead and ditch the charcoal canister....

Rogdog, go ahead and ditch the charcoal canister. Search for 'canisterectomy' on how to route and plug up the air lines.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-26-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
Thanksgiving Eve Trail Ride

Anyone want to ride some OHV Wed afternoon? I assume trails should be clear and ridable--does anyone have first-hand knowledge of Hood River NW or Pine Mont areas?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By matloik
Yeah ... I'm not convinced. I rather earn my...

Yeah ... I'm not convinced. I rather earn my turns by peddling uphill, but for those who aren't into that, a DH MTB is gonna be mo' better on the downhill than that thing. Of course for DH riding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By matloik
Were you actually on DNR land when you got the...

Were you actually on DNR land when you got the Discover Pass ticket? That whole rule set is a cluster, and there have been other threads on it. Someone else might chime in, but my reading was that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-30-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,221
Views: 228,243
Posted By matloik
No track bike, the 450 is what I ride, plate and...

No track bike, the 450 is what I ride, plate and all. However, I do put on a bitchin' Red Bull costume. :lol3 No, actually I do look a bit out of place with blinkers and Klim, but who cares. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-29-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By matloik
No, they are have what they call "playdays" where...

No, they are have what they call "playdays" where it's open track--'practice' or pay-to-play, if you will. Cost for the day is $25. They have a MX track and a 6-mile GP track. I'm gonna try to go...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-29-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4,493
Views: 330,313
Posted By matloik
Gratuitous cross post: ...

Gratuitous cross post: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22661411#post22661411

Come out and ride some trails in Hood River this weekend.
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