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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By WeeMcD
It is a nice route.

It is a nice route.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By WeeMcD
He must have had a big ramp to get that kind of...

He must have had a big ramp to get that kind of air! :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By WeeMcD
An idea likely to get shot down

Do they know what they are doing? Perhaps post a note on a stick saying "Keep it on the trail. Driving through the meadow will result in this area being closed off and patrolled."

I realize...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 69,223
Posted By WeeMcD
Glad that you made it home with many tales of...

Glad that you made it home with many tales of adventure to share. I hope that we get the chance to sit around a fire sometime to hear the stories that didn't make it into the RR.:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By WeeMcD
I sure miss riding up there with you two. Glad to...

I sure miss riding up there with you two. Glad to see that the logging trucks haven't knocked you off a cliff. I don't believe that there are any legal loop routes. There are some that cross private...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 69,223
Posted By WeeMcD
Oh no, a broken steed is a sad state of affairs....

Oh no, a broken steed is a sad state of affairs. You're on a grand trip and grand failures can happen. Glad to hear that you have a solution. Good luck on the repairs and hope you get back on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 290,739
Posted By WeeMcD
Looks like you're having a great trip!

Looks like you're having a great trip!
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,812
Posted By WeeMcD
Every state has one...:ear

Every state has one...:ear
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 69,223
Posted By WeeMcD
This is going to be good. Color me green with...

This is going to be good. Color me green with envy. Wish that I was taking this trip. Can't wait to see the reports. Does this mean that you won't be at the Rider for Health Scavenger Hunt this year?
Forum: Beasts 06-25-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By WeeMcD
Hoebster's paint is pretty decent. I also don't...

Hoebster's paint is pretty decent. I also don't think he has made the trip to the other coast lately.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10,071
Views: 2,097,175
Posted By WeeMcD
I also saw this on the side of the road. It...

I also saw this on the side of the road. It seemed to be a creature of its environment. It fit in very well. Then again, I could also fit in there. Now all I need is a good mower to get around on. If...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,812
Posted By WeeMcD
Sketchy bridges are a favorite place of mine for...

Sketchy bridges are a favorite place of mine for photos. This one is right up there.:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,812
Posted By WeeMcD
Really wish that I could make it. Too much in the...

Really wish that I could make it. Too much in the way with moving, family visiting and such. The good news is the new place has a garage where I can do some much needed prep work on the bikes for...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9,240
Views: 3,617,812
Posted By WeeMcD
Quick day trip into Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

Here are a few shots from a ride yesterday in the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. This is the first dirt run on the new (to me) 2012 V-Strom 650. It performed admirably and it is time to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By WeeMcD
I moved to Mt Vernon from Minnesota. It is a...

I moved to Mt Vernon from Minnesota. It is a great little town with lots of great microbrews and a handful of decent restaurants. The big issue with Skagit and Whatcom counties is the lack of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8,850
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,233,466
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: 638
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: 658
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: 4,975
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: 5,523
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: 691
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: 691
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: 1,039
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: 1,039
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: 1,039
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: 1,039
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: 2,264
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: 6,357
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: 885
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: 27,095
Views: 3,295,359
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: 27,095
Views: 3,295,359
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: 3,504
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: 2,492
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: 8,850
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,233,466
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: 27,095
Views: 3,295,359
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: 27,095
Views: 3,295,359
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: 27,095
Views: 3,295,359
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: 4,277
Views: 837,181
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: 8,850
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,233,466
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: 8,850
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,233,466
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...
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