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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Thinking a DIRT BIKE ride from the the "Sand Pit"...

Thinking a DIRT BIKE ride from the the "Sand Pit" or some other lower elevation desert ride would be in order for Tuesday 12/16/14.

Meeting time and place to be determined.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Thanks Giving Day Ride?

Just throwing it out...........weather should be good and who really wants to sit around watching football?

Thinking meet at 9 AM be home by 4 PM.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,508
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1 Have been seriously considering a snowbike for...

+1 Have been seriously considering a snowbike for next season. Hoping to find a used 2015 Timbersled LT next year :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,280
Posted By idahoskiguy
Kinda like like my collection, each bike has a...

Kinda like like my collection, each bike has a specific purpose.

:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-01-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 907
Views: 120,939
Posted By idahoskiguy
++++1 KTM would have done well refining the...

++++1

KTM would have done well refining the 950/990 making it lighter and dealing with the wind buffeting instead of going the "Bigger Is Better" route. IMHO

:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 59,443
Posted By idahoskiguy
After riding the new 1190 and the BMW, I will be...

After riding the new 1190 and the BMW, I will be keeping my 2006 KTM950ADV.

But the 1190 is hands down a much better bike IMHO.

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,419
Posted By idahoskiguy
Might also want to look into a pellet stove. They...

Might also want to look into a pellet stove. They seem to be very efficient and easy to install.

:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,839
Posted By idahoskiguy
No such thing as a "One Last Bike", the better...

No such thing as a "One Last Bike", the better course would be a new bike each year as your needs, taste, riding styles and age changes.

But if I had to choose it would be my Ducati MultiStrada.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 32,239
Posted By idahoskiguy
Really not an issue if you do it quick and clean,...

Really not an issue if you do it quick and clean, many of the passing zones in my area have been painted over with double yellow lines.....and most are very acceptable areas to pass.

Pretty much a...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 33,105
Posted By idahoskiguy
Would like to purchase. PM sent.

Would like to purchase.

PM sent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,461
Posted By idahoskiguy
Very interesting perspective......really makes...

Very interesting perspective......really makes WAY TOO MUCH SENSE.
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,834
Posted By idahoskiguy
Loads of good advise here………REMEMBER ONE THING ...

Loads of good advise here………REMEMBER ONE THING

IF YOU ARE FIGHTING IT, YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG!

MAKE SURE THE BEAD IS COMPLETELY IN THE WELL.

:deal
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1….Sounds like a bad ground or battery...

+1….Sounds like a bad ground or battery connection, possibly the battery is on it's way out.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Great Day of Riding........

Had a great day of riding and didn't get more than 10 miles from Boise. It is amazing how much history and good riding is so close to home. Oregon Trail, Point Bonneville, Foote House, Lucky...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By idahoskiguy
If you want to go REAL cheap.......the cloth...

If you want to go REAL cheap.......the cloth shopping bags from Whole Foods work great and are easy to come by.

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,163
Posted By idahoskiguy
Remember! 90% of tire problems occur in the...

Remember!

90% of tire problems occur in the last 20% of the tires life.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By idahoskiguy
What you actually mean is "off pavement". These...

What you actually mean is "off pavement". These bike are fine for dirt road travel so long as it is dry and not too difficult. The 17 inch wheels are fine don't waste your $$$$, just have fresh...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,892
Posted By idahoskiguy
The phones are great and can do the job, BUT are...

The phones are great and can do the job, BUT are just not as durable as the GPS units. Will keep using my Garmin units and keep the phone as back up.

Just my $.02

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,411
Posted By idahoskiguy
Slow down and work on your technique the speed...

Slow down and work on your technique the speed will come naturally come. Also consider a riding school at a race track to take your ability to the next level.

Not to be a kill joy but we are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 62,442
Posted By idahoskiguy
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m36/idahoskiguy...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m36/idahoskiguy/KTM%20Rally%2009/IMGP5468.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/idahoskiguy/media/KTM%20Rally%2009/IMGP5468.jpg.html)

:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 79,814
Posted By idahoskiguy
You know you're a 950 owner when......

You seems to always ride the 950 and the other bikes in the stable gather dust.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,855
Posted By idahoskiguy
++++!

++++!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Great ride report.......thanks. :clap

Great ride report.......thanks.

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By idahoskiguy
Really do see a problem here. After you take...

Really do see a problem here.

After you take her a couple more times she is going to dump you in favor of some one more concerned about her will being.

Two up on dirt roads is great but to try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,079
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1 that was my first thought.

+1 that was my first thought.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,926
Posted By idahoskiguy
NO......the bike is heavy enough. ps: Black...

NO......the bike is heavy enough.

ps: Black Sharpie Marker hides many sins.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By idahoskiguy
Nothing here but sage ticks and forest...

Nothing here but sage ticks and forest fires......

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,937
Posted By idahoskiguy
No issues using tubed tires, just so long as they...

No issues using tubed tires, just so long as they have been properly mounted and balanced. I have logged many many thousands of miles on tubed tires.

:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By idahoskiguy
IF...and that is a big IF......the tanks and...

IF...and that is a big IF......the tanks and carbs were serviced you will be fine. Otherwise plan on cleaning it up yourself or paying someone you trust to do the job. Once the system is clean there...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,740
Posted By idahoskiguy
In the last twenty years I have had three BMW 5...

In the last twenty years I have had three BMW 5 Series and an Audi A6, which I drove 225,000 miles, and my current daily driver is a 2008 Subaru STI purchased new in April 2009. I can tell you from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,613
Posted By idahoskiguy
Only one word of advice.............OHLINS :clap

Only one word of advice.............OHLINS :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By idahoskiguy
No worries - they will treat right.

No worries - they will treat right.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Sunday Morning Breakfast Ride

Thinking it will be interesting check out the flash flood damage on Hwy 17 & 55 then ride to the Haven for brunch.

Meet:
Chevron @ Beacon Light Rd and Hwy 55
9:00 AM

Remember your camera.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By idahoskiguy
Dunlop D908 Rally Raid - built for dessert racing...

Dunlop D908 Rally Raid - built for dessert racing and lasts.

Link:...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-27-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,960
Posted By idahoskiguy
After reading this thread I will be staying with...

After reading this thread I will be staying with my 60cx. Great GPS inspite of the screen being a little on the small side.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By idahoskiguy
Lower miles better: would rather have a low mile...

Lower miles better: would rather have a low mile 2006 than a high mile 2010.

Record of TSBs (technical service bulletin) completed.

Don't be afraid of the early 950s, great bikes and cheap.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,437
Posted By idahoskiguy
Pledge vs Plexus

Let me start by stating that Plexius is a great product, have used it for years with great results. But at $16.99 per 16oz can I had to question how much I was using and if there was not an equal and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8,584
Views: 789,644
Posted By idahoskiguy
Is any one riding Saturday 3/30/2013? ...

Is any one riding Saturday 3/30/2013?

Weather should be great.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By idahoskiguy
THIS IS IMPORTANT.......THESE FOLKS WANT TO LOCK...

THIS IS IMPORTANT.......THESE FOLKS WANT TO LOCK UP OUR PUBLIC LANDS.

CHECK IT OUT: http://www.wildrockiesalliance.org/index.html

The future of recreation on public lands is at a dangerous...
Forum: The Garage 02-24-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Posted By idahoskiguy
Sounds like the bikes need a new home. ...

Sounds like the bikes need a new home.

Unused and unloved motorcycles not worth having.

Make some one happy. Maybe a nephew or niece? The kid down the street?

:freaky
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