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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,024,817
Posted By WeeMcD
I ha e a stock vstrom shield. Yours for $40. ...

I ha e a stock vstrom shield. Yours for $40.

Sent from my ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fierce using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By WeeMcD
You guys are making me miss Skagit Valley. The DR...

You guys are making me miss Skagit Valley. The DR is getting a rebuild. Will be tooling around up there in a few weeks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By WeeMcD
WA and BC Loop

The sggestions for the Washington side are spot on. I was pressed for time and made this loop with one overnight stay. Here's the write up, phootos and tracks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,409
Posted By WeeMcD
After such a sincere thread posting and apology,...

After such a sincere thread posting and apology, I'd ride with you any time... in an open area of course!:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,909
Posted By WeeMcD
This is an example of how special relationships...

This is an example of how special relationships are that are created from the joint interest in motorcycling.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By WeeMcD
Yeah, those are good ones! There's a theme here,...

Yeah, those are good ones! There's a theme here, besides snow. I just can't seem to put my finger on it. Something familiar to me... hmm.:D Damnit I miss Skagit County.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By WeeMcD
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

The weather guy on one of the TV stations this morning actually said, "It's so cold outside. It is freezing." Yes, it was 30 degrees. That is freezing. Thanks for that Captain Obvious.

In honor...
Forum: Beasts 11-20-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By WeeMcD
Those certainly are purdy, but hot damn that's a...

Those certainly are purdy, but hot damn that's a lot of money on a v-strom with 55k on the odometer. :D I've been floating the idea of throwing a tube in as a plan C. Plan A: I hit it a few more...
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By WeeMcD
Thanks. I've enjoyed your articles over the...

Thanks. I've enjoyed your articles over the years. Someday writting gigs will be frequent enough to make a living at it.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By WeeMcD
Thanks for the great suggestions. The rim isn't...

Thanks for the great suggestions. The rim isn't too bad. After my attempts with hammers, it still has a slow leak. Used rims do seem to be hard to find. I'll look into the suggestions for fixing it...
Forum: Beasts 11-18-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By WeeMcD
Vstrom Front Wheel

I'm looking for a front rim for a 2007 DL 650. Mine bent after some exuberant fire service road exploration. It would be nice if it was here in the PNW so we don't have to hassle with shipping such a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,917
Posted By WeeMcD
I'm on board for this. Email sent.

I'm on board for this. Email sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,286
Posted By WeeMcD
I'll sometimes pull up with my front wheel at the...

I'll sometimes pull up with my front wheel at the other rider's rear wheel and over to the left or right, depending on where they stopped. This shows my intention to not pass, etc. This saves space...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By WeeMcD
Missing the area and rides. It's so hard to get...

Missing the area and rides. It's so hard to get out and find a decent ride close to home in Seattle.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
No compression

Bike worked great when I last shut it off. Now it kicks over (way) to freely. Feels likes the decomp lever is pulled. Decomp appears to be functioning, i.e. it pops out with kick lever movement. Do I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
I'm not pleased with the Fandango on my DR. It...

I'm not pleased with the Fandango on my DR. It works great on my v-strom. The Clarke tank just doesn't allow the bag to fit to my satisfaction.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,964
Posted By WeeMcD
Nice ride. I want to be there for the first...

Nice ride. I want to be there for the first attempt at a log obstacle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By WeeMcD
Learn small, go big. A small bike may redefine to...

Learn small, go big. A small bike may redefine to you what going big means.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,024,817
Posted By WeeMcD
DR350S now $1,650

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22159402&postcount=7461
Forum: Thumpers 08-28-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
I was recently cleaning and rejetting the carb...

I was recently cleaning and rejetting the carb when this issue arose. I just replaced the choke assembly and all is well and no awkward holding of the knob required. A few bucks well spent.
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
The market here is climbing. The bike is far from...

The market here is climbing. The bike is far from perfect, but a decent bike. Thanks for the "local" input.


That looks about right to me. Not sure if they are selling, but street-legal DR350's...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
Selling DR, good price???

Howdy all, so I have decided to sell my '91 DR350S. I may end up with another DR down the line, but no current garage equals time to thin the herd. Do you think ~$1800 is a fair asking price for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 781,354
Posted By WeeMcD
You should sell this shot to the Associated Press.

You should sell this shot to the Associated Press.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,024,817
Posted By WeeMcD
A little more than free, but nearly there. Thanks...

A little more than free, but nearly there. Thanks for pointing out my obvious omission, which wasn't obvious to me.:ear

$1,850
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,024,817
Posted By WeeMcD
Price: $1,650 I am considering the purchase...

Price: $1,650

I am considering the purchase of a new bike. With that in mind, the trusty trail and back country explorer is for sale. PM me or email at sean(at)BestScenicRoutes.com if you're...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,661
Posted By WeeMcD
There are some spots up there are that not big...

There are some spots up there are that not big bike friendly. It is pure bliss on a true dual sport. I had a blast riding that and connecting it to parts of the WABDR for a 2-night, 3-day ride last...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By WeeMcD
Docks just west of Fairhaven.

Docks just west of Fairhaven.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,081
Posted By WeeMcD
Some of the skid plates seems to have too much...

Some of the skid plates seems to have too much room between bike and plate. I bought a plate used and found that I could grind on it in enthusiastic cornering. That is when I went with the AltRider...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By WeeMcD
We'll be staying at the Cove RV park with the...

We'll be staying at the Cove RV park with the Riders for Health Scavenger Hunt (http://www.payitsquare.com/collect-page/10451) event in Brinnon this weekend. Stop by to say hi and perhaps ride some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By WeeMcD
Join us this weekend on the Olympic Peninsula for...

Join us this weekend on the Olympic Peninsula for the Riders for Health Scavenger Hunt (http://www.payitsquare.com/collect-page/10451). This will be my wife's first time on dirt roads. Happy to bring...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
Wish that I had a tip for increasing likelihood...

Wish that I had a tip for increasing likelihood of reuse. I just did what I do on all gaskets and rub oil on it. Only time will tell if this allows reuse.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,263
Posted By WeeMcD
Sorry to hear that it was a no-show event. :ear

Sorry to hear that it was a no-show event. :ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,262
Posted By WeeMcD
Grrr. Hate seeing that area torn up. I was a...

Grrr. Hate seeing that area torn up. I was a stupid kid once, but that stupidity was educmacated out of me... a little bit. I hope they put the driver to work fixing what they damaged. Perhaps...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,201
Posted By WeeMcD
Is it just me or has this bear figured out how to...

Is it just me or has this bear figured out how to wear boots?
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
Make sure to hand twist the piece that the clutch...

Make sure to hand twist the piece that the clutch cable pull arm fits on when assembling. Twist the shaft (#14 above) prior to installing the arm.
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
Getting the kick lever off the shaft was not a...

Getting the kick lever off the shaft was not a quick job. It might be the first time it was removed in my bike's 22 year existence. Once removed installation was a breeze. New gasket installed and no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
My DR came with a gauge cage that goes around the...

My DR came with a gauge cage that goes around the brim of the headllight shroud. Like it for the space the bolt things to it. I plan to move my GPS RAM mount from the handlebars to the cage.
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
I had a feelling this was going to be the case. ...

I had a feelling this was going to be the case.


Couldn't get my kicker off the shaft to save my soul. Working with limited tools... my garage and most of my house is in storage right now. Might...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22,394
Views: 2,684,438
Posted By WeeMcD
Trick to installing kickstart/clutch cover

An oil leak required the removal of the clutch cover and kickstart on my '91 DR350S. Does anyone have a trick or two for making the installation of these parts easier? I pulled it all off as one...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By WeeMcD
Are you going to the Very Boring Rally?

Are you going to the Very Boring Rally?
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