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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 118,555
Posted By IdahoRenegade
So...I think I have gotten jaded about all the...

So...I think I have gotten jaded about all the hype about pending Japanese ADV bikes over the last several years. I have this nagging fear that Honda will focus far more on the price point and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Looks like an awesome ride...right up till the...

Looks like an awesome ride...right up till the time the flood started. Where was that, looks like a great area to go explore.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Well, time to start looking forward to another...

Well, time to start looking forward to another weekend. Anyone feel like an overnight campout somewhere Friday night? My wife has to work Sat, so I'm looking to play a bit. I'm thinking Whisky...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-17-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Interesting to read this. I just swapped the...

Interesting to read this. I just swapped the rear tire, put the new one on, adjusted the chain tension and went for a quick ride. After a mile or so the ABS light came on momentarily and the check...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
We hit rain on Moon Pass, off and on all the way...

We hit rain on Moon Pass, off and on all the way to Calder. LB and I had lunch there while the smart ones pushed on. We hit steady rain in St. Maries, by the time we were in Plumber it was dumping,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Sounds great LB, look forward to seeing you and...

Sounds great LB, look forward to seeing you and Tyler, and anyone else that wants go join.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I was using OSMAND. I also use Backcountry...

I was using OSMAND. I also use Backcountry Navigator and Copilot. They all do some things better than others. I like OSMAND because I can update the basic map set.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 118,555
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Anyone taking bets on weight?

Anyone taking bets on weight?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Sleep is overrated, I'm about 50 miles from...

Sleep is overrated, I'm about 50 miles from there. Living in BFE is nice, getting anywhere sucks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
How does 9:00 at the Tesaro at the east end of...

How does 9:00 at the Tesaro at the east end of Sherman in CDA sound? If we take the frontage road to Wallace instead of the freeway and BS at the station a bit, we'd probably get into Wallace at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Any ideas what the hours will be on that?

Any ideas what the hours will be on that?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm in for the 16th if you are. How does...

I'm in for the 16th if you are. How does breakfast at the Red Light Garage in Wallace sound, then hit Moon Pass? If you don't mind, I'd like to take a detour down Fishhook for 10-15 miles; I need...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Can't make it-family crap or I'd be there in a...

Can't make it-family crap or I'd be there in a heartbeat. I second what Bruce said, if it's snow-free Slate Creek is a nice alternative to Moon Pass, especially on the southern end. Though MP was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I need to try some of those roads, heard about...

I need to try some of those roads, heard about the 539 before. I figured Latour Creek (St Joe Baldy) would be snowed in for a bit-it usually still is at Memorial Day.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm just thankful you were captured on camera! ...

I'm just thankful you were captured on camera! After dropping mine on our last group ride I figured I was going to be the brunt of many jokes all summer...thanks to LBs camera.

But at least I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
LB we had a nice ride! We stopped at Bernard...

LB we had a nice ride! We stopped at Bernard Overlook and got some pics, a quick stop at Bayview, then headed south down the Little North Fork, came out at Fernan. Not a bad day. I had an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I r a sloolfart. Of course you're welcome, be...

I r a sloolfart. Of course you're welcome, be good to see you again.


Heck yeah!




Sounds good, Git-R-Done. 10:00 at the Country Boy, then on to points unknown. Just put a new front...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-01-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By IdahoRenegade
IMO it depends on your personal financial...

IMO it depends on your personal financial straits/obligations. IMO the '15 is a superior bike, offering a better suspension, range and cruise control, among other things. If money were no object I'd...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm wide open. Want to meet for breakfast at the...

I'm wide open. Want to meet for breakfast at the Country Boy in Athol?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Who's up for a ride tomorrow? Forest service...

Who's up for a ride tomorrow? Forest service roads, I'm open as to where. Bunco-Clark Fork? Priest Lake and explore? Moon Pass/St. Joe?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-29-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I have the same one-it's my review on Amazon. ...

I have the same one-it's my review on Amazon. Held up well over the last few thousand miles. Glad to see someone else gave it a try! Considering it's within $5 or so of the factory plastic one I...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,013
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Typo, sorry, 150/70-17 is correct. I'll hit Rev,...

Typo, sorry, 150/70-17 is correct. I'll hit Rev, thanks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
It was great to meet you guys. How was the...

It was great to meet you guys. How was the campout? Stay warm? I agree the area is pretty amazing-we might need to get a group together and do some more loops once Moon Pass is opened up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Had a great day yesterday. Headed out late...

Had a great day yesterday. Headed out late morning and got breakfast at Country Boy Cafe in Athol-great as usual. Stopped at work for an hour or so, then headed down 97 to St. Maries. Picked up...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,013
Posted By IdahoRenegade
eta to fix typo on size OK, dumb...

eta to fix typo on size

OK, dumb question...I'm going to pick up a set of 804/805s for my Tiger 800 XC. Rear tire is a 150/17-17. Who makes a tube that fits this? I've been all over Rocky...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Someone had a pic from Moon Pass on Facebook a...

Someone had a pic from Moon Pass on Facebook a week or so ago. Looked like there was still plenty of snow. I'm going to call Shoshone highway district tomorrow, will post what I find out.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 41,013
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Sounds like a winner, I think I've found my next...

Sounds like a winner, I think I've found my next tires. Given that you can get a front and rear for less than the price of just a rear K60, it seems like a great deal. Looks great too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,970
Posted By IdahoRenegade
One more reason to stay the F away from Seattle. ...

One more reason to stay the F away from Seattle. Beautiful city ruined by corrupt, greedy, brain-dead politicians.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,633
Posted By IdahoRenegade
How do you like your Alien Gear holster? They...

How do you like your Alien Gear holster? They are right across the street from where I work, and my wife works there.
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'll be interested in your comments about the...

I'll be interested in your comments about the Tusk panneirs. I might pick up a set for my bike. They weren't available back when I bough my Seahorse cases.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I just received my Caribou mount today. It's a...

I just received my Caribou mount today. It's a nice product, the lock mechanism is pretty trick, it both latches and clamps the cases in place. I haven't mounted it yet, but it looks like it should...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Yeah, I added another comment to my review after...

Yeah, I added another comment to my review after it failed. I see they didn't allow it to post. Agreed, not an honest company.
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Honestly, if you engineer one junk product and...

Honestly, if you engineer one junk product and don't stand behind it (per your post) I won't deal with you. I'm disappointed in Twisted Throttle right now-should have researched the product better...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,037
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Sadly, even the Forest Circus often has no ideas...

Sadly, even the Forest Circus often has no ideas of the conditions of the roads they are responsible for. When I've talked to them it has often been a case of "we haven't heard of anyone going...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 35,037
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Many of those roads are cleared by users, most...

Many of those roads are cleared by users, most often ATV guys with chainsaws. It really depends on when the locals get out and open them up. Also, even on a mild winter, road damage due to washouts...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I know this is an old thread, but figured it was...

I know this is an old thread, but figured it was appropriate. I have the Twisted Throttle mount for the Pelican cases. Save your money-it broke when I hit a damn pothole today. The case is only...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-27-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,359
Posted By IdahoRenegade
800 Tiger Fuel Economy?

For those of you with the '15s, (dammit meant to put that in the thread title) what kind of fuel economy are you actually seeing? If I remember, Triumph claimed a 15% improvement. Now the fuel cost...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-27-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,139
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Since you're looking at the R vs the X, I assume...

Since you're looking at the R vs the X, I assume you're focused more on street than dirt. You're looking at a screaming deal (IMO) on the '14. For me, for primarily street use, I'd go with the '14....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
In! Been waiting to check schedule.

In! Been waiting to check schedule.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,442
Views: 403,398
Posted By IdahoRenegade
So IN. Looking forward to the ride, movie and...

So IN. Looking forward to the ride, movie and food. Not to mention company.
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