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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By Almost There
I want to hear more about the tail dragger.

I want to hear more about the tail dragger.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By Almost There
Rain? It never rains here. At least not enough...

Rain? It never rains here. At least not enough to not ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
The infamous "It will run with a little...

The infamous "It will run with a little work":evil Does look like fun though.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By Almost There
I can't really help with the cheap part but I...

I can't really help with the cheap part but I would say double whatever size you think you need. I have a 3 bay 28x36 and it is packed. By the time you put some bikes, tools, and a truck in there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Almost There
That is pretty much the route I took with my son....

That is pretty much the route I took with my son. Beautiful country. We dropped into Skagway and caught a ferry south.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
I went to buy this one today and didn't even...

I went to buy this one today and didn't even bother with a test ride. Nice guy but the bike needs a ton of work. Was looking for something cheap for my son but this wasn't going to work. I was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 86,774
Posted By Almost There
Good read and great timing.

Good read and great timing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By Almost There
I prefer narrow bars but I'm usually doing narrow...

I prefer narrow bars but I'm usually doing narrow trails. The only negative for me is that you lose some space on the bars. By the time I mount a GPS and roll chart holder there isn't much room...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,789
Posted By Almost There
$124? Pay it and move on with your life. ...

$124? Pay it and move on with your life. Especially if it isn't going to raise your insurance.

For every ticket I have received I have earned thousands more. I'd rather pay up than spend...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,454
Posted By Almost There
Get a trailer. I did a hitch hauler on my Tacoma...

Get a trailer. I did a hitch hauler on my Tacoma and was never very happy with it. Looks like you have aftermarket suspension but I can tell you that the stock suspension didn't appreciate the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
"Street legal washington plates". Kiss of death...

"Street legal washington plates". Kiss of death there. Been there done that. Oregon is going over Washington bikes with a fine tooth comb now that they are able to plate dirt bikes. If it isn't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Almost There
Good luck with the dog. Most places won't allow...

Good luck with the dog. Most places won't allow it.

I have a rental house and don't allow dogs. Last tenant brought in a dog for a month and it cost me all the carpets and a couple door...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,456
Posted By Almost There
Must be a damn big cave. I run my pellet stove...

Must be a damn big cave. I run my pellet stove on the lowest setting and it heats a 1500sqft house. $200 worth of pellets lasts over a year.

I would spend half that much in gas just to go cut...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 9,045
Posted By Almost There
How many people that don't smoke now are going to...

How many people that don't smoke now are going to start just because it is legal. Can't be that many.

You can buy it anywhere now and that isn't going to change. Can't really imagine a lot of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,456
Posted By Almost There
$4500 for a pellet stove?:huh If you have a...

$4500 for a pellet stove?:huh If you have a weekend you can do just about all of it yourself. I think I might have spent $1800 on everything but I did the whole thing myself.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,456
Posted By Almost There
My pellet stove paid for itself in under two...

My pellet stove paid for itself in under two years vs sticking with the electric furnace and PGE.:eek1 Heats a 1400sq house easily on the lowest setting.

If you already have a chimney in you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Almost There
Dammit!! Now I need a sidecar.

Dammit!! Now I need a sidecar.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
The contact info said call Katy.

The contact info said call Katy.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
I'm sure she isn't the first one to jump on a new...

I'm sure she isn't the first one to jump on a new toy and go out for a good time without running through it. Poor lady, rough way to learn a lesson.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 12,070
Posted By Almost There
Considering how incredibly easy the skills test...

Considering how incredibly easy the skills test is you should be glad they kept him off the road. If you can't pass the test after two attempts you probably need to take the whole class again and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By Almost There
Stay off the edges. They get a nice slimy...

Stay off the edges. They get a nice slimy coating of moss that never seems to be dry. The gravel section isn't anything to worry about but it sneaks up on you so keep your eyes up. I hit it once...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By Almost There
Nope, just used my googlefu. There looks like an...

Nope, just used my googlefu. There looks like an electric station east of town. I found where the pipeline crossed a road near there and then used street view to spot a sign saying Ruby Pipeline.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By Almost There
http://www.rubypipeline.com/docs/RubyOverviewMap.p...

http://www.rubypipeline.com/docs/RubyOverviewMap.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_Pipeline
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By Almost There
Check the weather. 8 hours in 100 degree heat...

Check the weather. 8 hours in 100 degree heat sounds like a lot if you are in gear.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 34,916
Posted By Almost There
Do they put results online? I had to get out of...

Do they put results online? I had to get out of there early on Sunday but wanted to see how I did. Rocked the A course on the mighty DR on Saturday then B course Sunday. :clap

Great course...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
Way to many "easy" fixes. That is always my sign...

Way to many "easy" fixes. That is always my sign to run away. If the guy won't fix the easy stuff I always wonder if it has had any maintenance done at all.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,288
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,408,179
Posted By Almost There
I guess my dog likes boating 2 up since that is...

I guess my dog likes boating 2 up since that is what it looks like in the kayak.:rofl Was fine when he was little but now he is a 80# beast that loves to jump from the boat into the water then try...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9,288
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,408,179
Posted By Almost There
sold

sold
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 34,916
Posted By Almost There
Anybody know how loud a DR650 with a FMF is? ...

Anybody know how loud a DR650 with a FMF is? Doesn't sound loud to me but after reading all their sound check warnings I'm nervous.:eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9,288
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,408,179
Posted By Almost There
Put me in line for the DR. I'm looking for...

Put me in line for the DR. I'm looking for something my son can put some sweat equity into and be able to ride with me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,738
Posted By Almost There
Blame the injured guy that everybody left behind....

Blame the injured guy that everybody left behind. Nice.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,738
Posted By Almost There
That is some bad karma leaving somebody behind. ...

That is some bad karma leaving somebody behind. I'm slower than my group and usually ride sweep. Even as slow as I am whoever is in front of me always waits at each intersection.

Enjoy some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,336
Posted By Almost There
I ran up today to look at the Kathmandu and...

I ran up today to look at the Kathmandu and Kilimanjaro in person. Loved the Kathmandu but wasn't ready to drop $329 on a jacket. They had a $550 Klim jacket also and it didn't do much for me. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,024
Views: 2,258,316
Posted By Almost There
Must wear this with the XR. ...

Must wear this with the XR.

http://portland.craigslist.org/yam/mcy/4439653632.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,336
Posted By Almost There
Is that typical of the Kilimanjaro? I always...

Is that typical of the Kilimanjaro? I always have my light weight jacket with armor and then a separate waterproof layer on top. Was leaning towards something newer like the Kilimanjaro($$) but it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,336
Posted By Almost There
Is there anybody in Portland that carries First...

Is there anybody in Portland that carries First Gear? I've managed to keep my no name jacket alive for 8 years but it is time for something new.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,562
Posted By Almost There
I had a TTR225 that I dual sported for my oldest....

I had a TTR225 that I dual sported for my oldest. It wasn't a rocket but it could handle 55-60mph rides with no problems. It certainly wasn't made for it but I could ride it 30 minutes out to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,562
Posted By Almost There
That should sell fast.

That should sell fast.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,368
Posted By Almost There
KOIN is in for the fun too. Some people out there...

KOIN is in for the fun too. Some people out there must have some pretty sad lives to get so upset about this event.

http://koin.com/2014/04/19/alley-motorcycle-ride-angers-neighbors/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,497
Posted By Almost There
Make sure your passport is signed. I thought I...

Make sure your passport is signed. I thought I was going to get a cavity search when I showed up with mine that had never been signed.
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