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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
This is my 5th year for this gathering and it...

This is my 5th year for this gathering and it gets better every year.

I didn't take many pictures but here are a couple.
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
I made it home by 10:30 this morning. Thanks to...

I made it home by 10:30 this morning. Thanks to Brian-Margaret-Ladybug and her helpers for another great year.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
Well the bike is loaded. All I need to do is grab...

Well the bike is loaded. All I need to do is grab the food that is the fridge and I will be on the road early AM. Shooting to be there by 10 tomorrow morning. :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
I've been checking the forecast all week. I tried...

I've been checking the forecast all week. I tried to get off work early on Tuesday so I could leave Tuesday afternoon but no luck. So I will be rolling out of town early Wednesday morning hope to be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
Nick Sorry for your lose. I will be praying...

Nick

Sorry for your lose. I will be praying for you and your family.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
I have a bracket that keeps your soft saddle bags...

I have a bracket that keeps your soft saddle bags off the left side body panel for a 2011 or older Vstrom 650.If anyone wants it and I can get it strapped on the bike I'll bring it with me and it's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
Well it looks like I will be solo this year....

Well it looks like I will be solo this year. Logan wasn't able to get his M/C endorsement yet and he is to big to ride behind Dad. Jared wants to go to Hodaka days the following weekend so he decided...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By fatherof4
Nope not from NWFA.

Nope not from NWFA.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By fatherof4
Saturdays ride

Well I managed to get out yesterday for a ride. Weather wasn't too bad. Just a little cold when I got up on a ridge top. The wind blew pretty much all day, anywhere from a breeze to almost knock the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By fatherof4
I was going to try and get out today too but the...

I was going to try and get out today too but the freezing fog never left.
I wanted a ride today but not bad enough to risk the icy roads.

Good to hear from you Dave see you in Enterprise in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5,430
Views: 279,395
Posted By fatherof4
Rick If you can swing it you might want to...

Rick

If you can swing it you might want to go with a tandem axle trailer. I have borrowed a friends 6x12 single axle numerous times and it bounces real bad.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-25-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By fatherof4
Christmas ride

I rode up to the view point above Prosser than a back road over to Mabton and than home. Right around 50 miles anyone else sneak out for a ride today?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-02-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 75,995
Posted By fatherof4
IN With one maybe 2 kids. I have managed to...

IN

With one maybe 2 kids. I have managed to put together 1 bike out of the 2 XL185's that I bought while there this year and Logan is hoping to have his M/C endorsement by June so he will be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5,430
Views: 279,395
Posted By fatherof4
Did she do a ride report and I missed it?

Did she do a ride report and I missed it?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 13,998
Posted By fatherof4
Thoughts and prayers go out to you for a speedy...

Thoughts and prayers go out to you for a speedy recovery.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By fatherof4
I posted a copy of this on to the Walla Walla...

I posted a copy of this on to the Walla Walla board for you. If they don't have tire you might try the Spokane bunch.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 38,488
Posted By fatherof4
Anyone have spare rear tire to help this guy out?...

Anyone have spare rear tire to help this guy out?


OBDR rider heading to idaho, montana in bad need of a rear tire.....
So I'm 1,100 miles into the OBDR and currently in La Grande picking up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,865
Posted By fatherof4
I ran Anakee 2s on my wee and I did ok off road...

I ran Anakee 2s on my wee and I did ok off road and I was 2 up with my 12 year old son. It did get a little exciting when I hit some mud but that makes it more of an adventure.

I see they are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
Well I wish I could be "nicest person you'd ever...

Well I wish I could be "nicest person you'd ever want to meet" but that was my brother WallaWallaBob and my son Jared. Jared has a habit of falling asleep on the bike if he is tired so he rode with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
Well Jared and I made it home around 2:30 today....

Well Jared and I made it home around 2:30 today. We had a blast and managed to put on 1200 miles in the 7 days we were gone from home.

Thanks to Ladybug-Margaret and Brian for another enjoyable...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,521
Views: 2,015,069
Posted By fatherof4
I found a 82-86 750 interceptor in Sunnyside if...

I found a 82-86 750 interceptor in Sunnyside if you are interested I can PM you the number on the for sale sign.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
Well Bob and I are here. Ride over was a...

Well Bob and I are here.

Ride over was a little exciting as I had a suicidal 3 point buck on the Holdman road try and climb straight up a cliff along side the road. Than after sliding back down...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9,521
Views: 2,015,069
Posted By fatherof4
I had a buddy with a V65 Magna. He loaned to me...

I had a buddy with a V65 Magna. He loaned to me one day and said go open it up and see what it will do. At 150 I backed out of it but the bike still had more. Probably a good thing I didn't buy one...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
Changed the oil-checked tires and adjusted the...

Changed the oil-checked tires and adjusted the chain last weekend. Jared and I will be riding to Enterprise this year.

I will be loaded and headed out Sunday afternoon. Drop Jared at my Dads for a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
Prayers to you and your family that everything...

Prayers to you and your family that everything will turn out ok.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8,512
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,138,157
Posted By fatherof4
Klr 650 dg exhaust

This came off a 2011 KLR650 but will fit other years. The bike only had 2200 miles on it so exhaust is like brand new.
This exhaust has a spark arrester and is forest service approved.
It is $210...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5,430
Views: 279,395
Posted By fatherof4
I always thought that they needed to come out...

I always thought that they needed to come out with an adventure version of the Spyder. Beef up the suspension, give it some more ground clearance and knobby tires.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 38,488
Posted By fatherof4
A friend of mine and I rode over from Sunnyside...

A friend of mine and I rode over from Sunnyside to Lewiston a couple weekends ago we thought about going over tollgate but decided it might still have some snow. Looks like we made a good choice.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,666
Posted By fatherof4
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8,512
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,138,157
Posted By fatherof4
What size are the First Gear Winter Gloves?

What size are the First Gear Winter Gloves?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8,512
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,138,157
Posted By fatherof4
Vstrom Dl650 saddle bags

I am selling my stock saddle bags from my 2011 DL650.
I have decided to go with pelican boxes instead.
They have spent most of the last year sitting on a shelf in my basement.
This is for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,857
Posted By fatherof4
The 1550 is pretty much what everyone is using. I...

The 1550 is pretty much what everyone is using. I thought yours looked bigger than the 1550'a. I like the looks of the alum top loader boxes but I am too frugal (cheap) to spend the $ they want for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-27-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,857
Posted By fatherof4
Pelican cases

Just curious what size are your pelican cases on the Wee?

I am trying to figure out if I want pelicans or alum panniers.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-26-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
I am hoping to leave Jared at Grandpa and...

I am hoping to leave Jared at Grandpa and Grandma's for part of the week, so who knows what kind of trouble I will get into.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 56,024
Posted By fatherof4
IN I am planning on taking the week off this...

IN

I am planning on taking the week off this year.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By fatherof4
Must be another Tri Cities rider i am thinking...

Must be another Tri Cities rider i am thinking about than.

He was at Enterprise this year, had a battery fail on his Strom.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By fatherof4
I am over here in Sunnyside. I don't do a...

I am over here in Sunnyside.

I don't do a lot of dirt, I stick to forest service roads and jeep roads.
I went from a KLR 650 to a 650 Vstrom and the Vstrom is just to much work in the heavy dirt...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 38,488
Posted By fatherof4
I was up there last spring with my KLR and it was...

I was up there last spring with my KLR and it was a work out in places.

Our Vstroms with street tires would diffently be exciting in some places.
Be like riding on a slot car track.

Let me...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 54,046
Posted By fatherof4
I'm in. :lurk

I'm in. :lurk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 73,820
Posted By fatherof4
Ladybug once again you pulled off a great...

Ladybug once again you pulled off a great gathering.
Thanks to Brian and Margaret for tolerating all of us.
Thanks to everyone for making Jared feel included with the big kids.
I am pretty sure...
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