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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/02/1916ad645b...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/07/02/1916ad645b97efa759b36c35fdb6798d.jpg

This came today. While it's not absolutely necessary, it's my small contribution to MFWP.


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I carry a very small block and tackle as well.

I carry a very small block and tackle as well.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:06 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 41,357
Posted By Timmer
The Magruder's not difficult at all. Heck there...

The Magruder's not difficult at all. Heck there are school buses up there as well as little old ladies on quads.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
The WR is perfect for this ride. I wish I had...

The WR is perfect for this ride. I wish I had purchased mine years earlier.

Tim
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
But then my WR would get lonely . . .

But then my WR would get lonely . . .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By Timmer
There are all sorts of side roads off of FS25 or...

There are all sorts of side roads off of FS25 or 23. One especially cool road is to take the Hemlock road west at Stabler (on the Wind River Road). About 200 feet after turning off the Wind River...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By Timmer
I'll give it a try from the wilds of MT in about...

I'll give it a try from the wilds of MT in about 2 weeks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
[QUOTE=effensteve;27095306]Damn this looks like a...

[QUOTE=effensteve;27095306]Damn this looks like a good ride. Lots of fun to be had. That seems like a pretty big group for a long ride, How does that work out? I'd like to go but it will be a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I may be camping at Palouse State Park as well...

I may be camping at Palouse State Park as well on Thursday nite. There are 10 non-reservable campsites and up to 8 persons can occupy a site.

Timmer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Todd, I'm leaving from Burien Thursday...

Todd,

I'm leaving from Burien Thursday morning and riding over Chinook Pass (meeting another rider somewhere along the way). We're planning to do 300 plus miles and camp Thursday nite before...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Timmer's SPOT Link

For those armchair riders, below is a link to my SPOT tracker. This will become active on 7/16/2015. I've also added it to the first post in this thread.

http://tinyurl.com/Timmer2015BOM1000
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
My departure day from Seattle has slipped by a...

My departure day from Seattle has slipped by a day to Thursday so that I can ride with another rider from Seattle. We're planning to meet up with Day 1 riders at the end of their day near Lowell on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 18,952
Posted By Timmer
Have a great ride Brian. We'll miss you on the...

Have a great ride Brian. We'll miss you on the 2015 BOM1000.


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/23/fe1dd7a386...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/23/fe1dd7a3864ccfc0b1541acf7c67d69c.jpg

Does this mean we're getting closer?


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Ron, Don't get me so excited!! Tim

Ron,

Don't get me so excited!!

Tim
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I'll actually head a bit more directly to...

I'll actually head a bit more directly to Lewiston. I've done the Spiral Highway multiple times including last year returning from the BOM1000, so I'll likely pass on it this time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Best of Montana 1000 - 2015

Spark arrestor installed. It's likely going to be hot and dry in them thar hills. I need to change out that lower bolt to a proper Allen head.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I changed the oil and filter on the mighty WR250r...

I changed the oil and filter on the mighty WR250r today. With a few last minute things yet to do, I'm planning to leave the Seattle area on Wednesday, 7/15 to give myself 2 days to get to Montana...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,131
Posted By Timmer
Thanks for the posts. We're back home also, and...

Thanks for the posts. We're back home also, and I really want to return and spend a month in Ireland. As one who travels a lot, I don't mind the searching for lodging, etc., but I've learned how...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I've had the string pulled and fully appreciate...

I've had the string pulled and fully appreciate its significance. Good news!

We fly home tomorrow. See everybody soon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Feel free to join us. At which point do you...

Feel free to join us. At which point do you expect to start?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I'm glad I can be someone's inspiration! We've...

I'm glad I can be someone's inspiration! We've just ridden 4 weeks in the UK and Ireland with 2 more to go. 3,000 miles down and 1,000 or so to go.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
For those whose GPS supports routes and tracks,...

For those whose GPS supports routes and tracks, if you display the track and then load the route, you'll be able to see if your GPS unit calculated it differently.

BTW, greetings from the SW...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-23-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By Timmer
Timmer's Six Week Loop Ride in the UK

Mrs. Timmer and I are doing a six week loop through the UK and Ireland. Our GS is stored in Heidelberg, Germany so our rides start from there. We a bit over 1/2 way through the trip, so I better...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-23-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,131
Posted By Timmer
Great pictures! We just spent the day in Galway;...

Great pictures! We just spent the day in Galway; headed for Killarney today. Monday we catch the Dublin ferry to Wales. Ireland is so amazingly beautiful as your pictures document. The back roads...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Ron, thanks for the update. I'll have to digest...

Ron, thanks for the update. I'll have to digest them when I return.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-21-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,131
Posted By Timmer
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/21/4a7aa8f906...

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/21/4a7aa8f906efe0ed8d5eaa435763875d.jpg

Just to prove we're riding. This is our B&B view. I hope you get your bike issue sorted out soon. We riding to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
I have been down that lithotripsy path before. ...

I have been down that lithotripsy path before. Best wishes on the surgery. I've had to give up beets, spinach, rhubarb, and the like to avoid forming calcium oxilate stones.

I'll stand at the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 32,131
Posted By Timmer
We're currently in N Ireland staying at the...

We're currently in N Ireland staying at the Garron View B&B near Cushendall. Our bike (BMW R1200GS) is normally stored in Heidelberg, but we are on week 3 of a 6 week trip around the UK. We're...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Yes it was all of that. We stayed in Portknockie...

Yes it was all of that. We stayed in Portknockie with friends and were able to attend the first Highland games of the season at Gordon Castle. Today we rode through Inverness in the rain and then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Greetings from northern Scotland where we are...

Greetings from northern Scotland where we are enjoying our 6 week ride around the UK.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,579
Posted By Timmer
Sorry I can't help for the reason Watercat...

Sorry I can't help for the reason Watercat mentions. Headed for the UK to ride a bit. I'm doing this for another ride later in the summer.


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Europe 05-03-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,066
Posted By Timmer
We have WA plated bike stored in Germany and it...

We have WA plated bike stored in Germany and it works well for us to fly over and ride.


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Given the location of this ride, it's way more...

Given the location of this ride, it's way more akin to the PNWet riders. Many of us are salivating at the prospect of doing this ride each year.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Timmer
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Not quite. I still need to do my little ride...

Not quite. I still need to do my little ride around a couple large islands in the North Sea. . .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 25,960
Posted By Timmer
Please don't get the troops too excited! ...

Please don't get the troops too excited! Seriously, thanks for posting the pic and this is going to be a cool ride. . .

Timmer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,366
Posted By Timmer
The AMA response letter to the State of...

The AMA response letter to the State of Washington (found on www.soundrider.com) also notes that the affixing of a sticker on the m/c headlight is also in violation of Federal Law. As for me, I'll...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,471
Views: 509,773
Posted By Timmer
Built a new security bar and mounting brackets to...

Built a new security bar and mounting brackets to beef up a back door in mi casa. Also repaired the door damaged in the last attempted break in.
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8,853
Views: 2,558,933
Posted By Timmer
I also find that the batteries that are...

I also find that the batteries that are considered expired by my SPOT are good for a long time further in my lights.

Thanks for posting the packing picture. I pack my WR quite similar except I...
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