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Forum: Canada 01-23-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
What's in a name?

Apparently enough to catch the interest of some of the world's press -

http://www.gpupdate.net/en/f1-news/321088/villeneuve-designed-circuit-gets-approval/






Charlie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,286
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
AWESOME. A big thanks. Charlie

AWESOME. A big thanks.




Charlie
Forum: Americas 01-21-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Meatwitheyes has a good loop

I would do a couple things different. Something like this...
Forum: Canada 12-31-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Thanks

That Mapart book looks like the ticket, I'll pick one up.

I appreciate your input, thanks.




Charlie
Forum: Canada 12-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Maps?

I like keeping one of these with me when on the road/trails -

THIS (http://www.benchmarkmaps.com/products-page/atlases/washingtonroad-recreation-atlas) or THIS...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,777
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Umm, really?

CSM?

Seriously, there's a place for this chatter.

Please, go there.

If not, I hope that everyone pays a shit-ton of new internet forum taxes to pay for the public libraries and what not.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,777
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Thoughts? How about a merge?

I think we should merge this thread with the 'Pay per mile tax? (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1029825)' thread, move it all to CSM and keep the complaining centralized.

And don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I5?

Unless you really need to make time, I'd avoid that stretch of I5 from San Francisco to LA. It's the most boring bit of road I've ever traveled.

Hit the coast. Take your time. Enjoy the view.

...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,079
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Thoughts

Dunno what your looking for as far as scenery?

On the leg to SF, there are so many options - If you need to see the ocean, you can run the 1 all the way into The City. If you're looking for good...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Interesting

I wonder if the increased success of competent independents has pushed BMW to move toward greater market coverage?

Whatever the motive, good for BMW owners, I suspect.




Charlie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,759
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Trust me

Whatever you order, make certain to try the truffle fries. Best damn french fries I've ever had.

I've had a forty year long crusade to find the best french fry, and Canlis makes it.



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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
You can store in my garage if you need. But I...

You can store in my garage if you need. But I ain't interested in working on it.




Charlie
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,171
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Got it. I90 in Issaquah has the machine...

Got it.

I90 in Issaquah has the machine from the shows. They bought all of the Show KTMs. I went down and had a look today.




Charlie
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,171
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
What dealer? Charlie

What dealer?




Charlie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,376
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I think you've missed Vancouver...

I think you've missed Vancouver (http://www.vancouvermotorcycleshow.ca/), it was last month.




Charlie
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10,589
Views: 2,191,319
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
The ad was likely written by the same person that...

The ad was likely written by the same person that answers the phone at the dealership. This person probably doesn't like motorcycles, has no idea what DAKAR could possibly be, and doesn't really care...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,406
Views: 372,171
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
And that date is? Charlie

And that date is?




Charlie
Forum: Americas 02-02-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,544
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I'd second that. Head East on 80 to Truckee...

I'd second that. Head East on 80 to Truckee (3hours), go see Lake Tahoe, head South towards Yosemite from there. Good roads, good scenery, good times.




Charlie
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Pretty boringly bad. But you can make time....

Pretty boringly bad. But you can make time. Nothing to do but go fast.




Charlie
Forum: Americas 01-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Instead of getting off 89 at Quincy, I'd continue...

Instead of getting off 89 at Quincy, I'd continue up to the 36 at Lake Almanore. Then I'd run that 36 across Lassen and all the way across the state. 36 West of Red Bluff to Fortuna gives you this...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,882
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Definitely worth it

Icefields Parkway, Lake Louise, Athabasca Falls - All well worth the effort.

If you've got the inclination, slip out the top of the park and use the 5 and the 1 to get to Hope BC. Something like...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Couple of thoughts

The Columbia River is cool, and tons of great bridges (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_crossings_of_the_Columbia_River) to cross it on. Portland is a fun place, but the I5 between Portland and...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,142
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Keep flexible if you can, the drought is gonna...

Keep flexible if you can, the drought is gonna feed some fires this year.

They can make some of the scenery not so scenic.

http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current
...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,142
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
From Fortuna you could go East on 36 to Red...

From Fortuna you could go East on 36 to Red Bluff, which is a very popular motorcyclist road: http://hotchillicoldbeer.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/twisties.jpg
Mind you that I took that photo in...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,705
Views: 728,666
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
It's my understanding that when BMW sold Husky,...

It's my understanding that when BMW sold Husky, the dealers were forced to return the Husky diagnostic tools?




Charlie
Forum: Americas 01-15-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,142
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I'd think about narrowing your scope, or adding...

I'd think about narrowing your scope, or adding more time to your trip.

August is the best time of the year in the Pacific Northwest. Here's...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,705
Views: 728,666
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I'm sorry, my mistake. I'm not looking for the...

I'm sorry, my mistake. I'm not looking for the nearest Terra, I'm looking for the nearest dealer with the MOSS tool.





Charlie
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5,705
Views: 728,666
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
MOSS question

I'm thinking of a Terra, but my local dealer doesn't have the MOSS tool. Anyone know where the closest one to Seattle is?


Thanks,




Charlie
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,798
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
There's a couple in SoCal available for $6500. I...

There's a couple in SoCal available for $6500. I sat on one today and immediately ruled out the BMW Sertao. I know a Dakar is not a Sertao, but for comparison's sake I thought I'd throw that out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,170
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
+1 Thanks for the heads-up. ...

+1

Thanks for the heads-up.




Charlie
Forum: Thumpers 01-11-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 1,097,263
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Thanks

Thanks for your input. I'm off to the BMW dealer today for a spin on a Sertao.

When I sold the RT, I thought I had sworn off/at BMW for the last time. We'll see I guess....




Charlie
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,803
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
V-Strom. 650 or 1000. Easy to configure it...

V-Strom. 650 or 1000.

Easy to configure it any way you like. Dead reliable. Competent on the highway, or the forest service road. Capable of everything you're after. Good aftermarket for it.
...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Not that I'm advocating it

You could insure the hell out of them and then maybe they catch fire upon your arrival in Seattle.......

I hate insurance companies, sorry.




Charlie
Forum: Americas 12-29-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Nothing wrong with 2, but yes, the 20 is that...

Nothing wrong with 2, but yes, the 20 is that much better.

If you're looking at Google Maps, the green bit in the North/Central part of the state is the best part for your triple. The 2 crosses...
Forum: Americas 12-28-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Highway

I understand you're looking to avoid highways, but I would suggest Highway 20 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_State_Route_20) to cross Washington. Jump on at Okanogan about 75 miles North of...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Vancouver Island and/or interior British Columbia...

Vancouver Island and/or interior British Columbia is an easy way to burn a week getting away from Seattle.





Charlie
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Roach, Highway 36 between Fortuna and Red...

Roach,

Highway 36 between Fortuna and Red Bluff -

http://hotchillicoldbeer.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/twisties.jpg

Have fun.
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13,668
Views: 734,432
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
And is part of the reason the state is broke. ...

And is part of the reason the state is broke.





Charlie
Forum: Americas 12-17-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
I'd get to the coast ASAP, cause I5 is a dolt of...

I'd get to the coast ASAP, cause I5 is a dolt of a road. At the latest head for the coast at Portland.

The Oregon coastline is spectacular. NorCal is good too. The Bay Area is a suckhole, but...
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8,088
Views: 1,097,263
Posted By HotChilliColdBeer
Vampir, Much appreciated. Thanks for taking...

Vampir,

Much appreciated. Thanks for taking the time.




Charlie
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