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Forum: Ride reports Today, 09:06 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 145,388
Posted By pckopp
Backfire Moto

Backfire Moto
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
New summer project

Actually, it hasn't even arrived yet. Couple more weeks.

http://4gps.info/temp/xs650right.jpg

http://4gps.info/temp/xs650left.jpg

Now I know you guys are going to blow up my private message...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By pckopp
Another nice thing about Conconully is there are...

Another nice thing about Conconully is there are so many alternate routes in addition to the WABDR. Follow the WABDR north from Chelan to the border, going through Conconully and then take an almost...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-05-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Trust me, there is nothing appropriate about a 72...

Trust me, there is nothing appropriate about a 72 XL250 in the dirt! I have way too many miles and bruises. Like your XS, it is heavy, has lousy suspension and is hard to start when its hot. :deal
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Hats off to you for flogging that heavy beast up...

Hats off to you for flogging that heavy beast up and down the hills, but you would have a lot more fun on a nice vintage XL Honda or the like. At least it would be lighter! :)
Forum: Old's Cool 04-04-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,176
Posted By pckopp
When I bought this house 27 years ago there was...

When I bought this house 27 years ago there was an old Honda sitting outside my neighbors shed. A few weeks later I asked him about it and he said you can have it if you want it. I did. It was a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,027
Posted By pckopp
Looking forward. It is really coming along and I...

Looking forward. It is really coming along and I hope to see it finished.

Thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 44,447
Posted By pckopp
Glad you're still with us. Summer's coming so...

Glad you're still with us. Summer's coming so things are bound to be better.

You do get summer that far north, right?

:rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 44,447
Posted By pckopp
Hey! I'm still subscribed here. Looking forward...

Hey! I'm still subscribed here. Looking forward to more installments.

Please.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-31-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,027
Posted By pckopp
Looking forward to seeing how this all ends!...

Looking forward to seeing how this all ends! Don't keep us in suspense.

Please.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By pckopp
Wow, first post! Welcome to the madness. ...

Wow, first post!

Welcome to the madness.
And thanks!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,176
Posted By pckopp
"They're not as smart as me and you?" - Band...

"They're not as smart as me and you?"

- Band of Brothers "Crossroads" episode
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Here you go. In all its rusty, road-grime glory....

Here you go. In all its rusty, road-grime glory. But they are spotless inside!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
I'm not the original owner but I am 99.9% sure...

I'm not the original owner but I am 99.9% sure they are original.



Worked for me just now. Huh. You can try this:
http://4gps.info/charming-gentleman-riding-vertical-twins/

I am riding a...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Over the mountains and back

I flogged my XS650 pretty hard yesterday. Great fun!
50mpg and no drips! Life is good.

My post over in Day Trips:

Charming Gentlemen Riding Vertical Twins...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By pckopp
Charming Gentlemen Riding Vertical Twins

To celebrate my friend Carl’s new-to-him Triumph Bonneville and my well-running 37yo Yamaha XS650 we decided to quickly establish a new club and meet halfway to work out bylaws and other details....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-27-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Doesn't seem like it. And the ones that are...

Doesn't seem like it. And the ones that are unmolested are not cheap!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9,355
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,437,233
Posted By pckopp
Garmin StreetPilot 2820

SOLD - thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9,355
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,437,233
Posted By pckopp
Garmin StreetPilot 2730

SOLD - thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9,355
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,437,233
Posted By pckopp
Gen 1 KLR Parts

I have ridden and wrenched KLRs for a long time. I'm pretty sure I now have the last two I will ever own. And that means I have a ton of "spare" parts I no longer nead.

All prices are obo at my...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Or the newest here: ...

Or the newest here:

http://www.amazon.com/Comprehensive-Vintage-Motorcycle-Price-Guide (http://www.amazon.com/Comprehensive-Vintage-Motorcycle-Price-Edition/dp/1884313957/)
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
My left control was very intermittant. Hi/Lo...

My left control was very intermittant. Hi/Lo switch sometimes worked and sometimes not. I took it all apart, cleaned the gunk, buffed all the contacts and it is now back to normal. Had to take it for...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Not exactly a prompt reply, but... I think...

Not exactly a prompt reply, but...

I think the first time I took my exhaust off I had to remove the muffler bracket from the muffler as well as removing the footpeg mounting bolt.

I don't have...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-04-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
Thanks! Collector plates! Your tabs...

Thanks!



Collector plates! Your tabs must be current, pay about $50 more and you get a new plate and never pay tabs again.



Replace the plastic bushings with brass, but you knew that.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 03-02-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By pckopp
Thank you! I was just following your lines...

Thank you!

I was just following your lines on Google maps/earth south of Calgary as you work your way toward Hwy 3. Some of that must be quite dramatic.

Any idea what the totals of paved and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-01-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,148
Posted By pckopp
http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/m25.jp...

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/m25.jpg

From our Magruder 2012 (http://4gps.info/magruder/) trip
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 42,972
Posted By pckopp
What he said! Epic trip.

What he said! Epic trip.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-24-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,901
Posted By pckopp
Thanks

Excellent FURKOT videos. Got me started. Subscribed.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 380,199
Posted By pckopp
XS650 around Snoqualmie Valley and beyond

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs1.jpg

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs2.jpg

http://4gps.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/xs3.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-19-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By pckopp
Whidbey Island Ride

Last Tuesday was a beautiful day, if a bit chilly. My friend Nick and I went for a ride up Whidbey Island on as many back roads as we knew. Here is Seattle to Coupeville.

My first attempt at a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
I have never seen a convertible tractor. Cool! ...

I have never seen a convertible tractor. Cool!

Thanks for following along.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
We paid! 7,5€ for a week x 2. One of the helpful...

We paid! 7,5€ for a week x 2. One of the helpful young ladies at the Hostel in Ljubljana asked if we had them and told us where to buy them.

Is that just for the freeways, or all roads in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
We try: Europe 2012...

We try:

Europe 2012 (http://4gps.info/europe-2012/)

Europe 2013 (http://4gps.info/europe-2013/)

I have web pages at 4gps.info (http://4gps.info) where I report riding regularly and all the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
One of each. The BMW was already in Heidelberg....

One of each. The BMW was already in Heidelberg. It was owned by a fellow in Virginia. We shipped the Wee over from Vancouver, BC to Stefan's in Heidelberg.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
I forgot to mention that even if you don't have...

I forgot to mention that even if you don't have Garmin Euro maps installed you can still see my gpx files on Google maps.

Download the gpx file
Go to www.gpsvisualizer.com...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
Wow. Thanks!

Wow. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
June 22, 2014 - Back to Milan About the only...

June 22, 2014 - Back to Milan

About the only adventure on this day was the Sunday afternoon traffic on the Autostrada after a long weekend. Lots of backups at several on and off ramps and we had...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
You are only about 2 hours from Stefan's place in...

You are only about 2 hours from Stefan's place in Heidelberg. Go for it!

You are welcome!
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
We did. Thanks! I've lived in...

We did. Thanks!



I've lived in Washington State nearly my whole life and there are paved and dirt roads I haven't been on yet. I know what you mean.



Good thing I had a GPS! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,161
Posted By pckopp
Thanks! I was looking through John Hermann's book...

Thanks! I was looking through John Hermann's book (http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Journeys-Through-Alps-Beyond/dp/1884313388/) and realized (again) just how little I have done.

I'm afraid we...
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