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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,323
Posted By smeghead
There is a wide spot in the road good for staging...

There is a wide spot in the road good for staging just south of silver fox RV park. You can jump onto 4610 from there.

It is fun to rip around on the forest service roads and few offshoots at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,323
Posted By smeghead
Google Earth shows that trail going back to what...

Google Earth shows that trail going back to what pretty clearly looks like farm access to cultivated land - pretty obviously private. But just a tiny bit north (0.2 miles) is pottraz rd which is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,323
Posted By smeghead
I missed this ^^^ ride due to prior commitments...

I missed this ^^^ ride due to prior commitments but was pretty keen to go. I spent a little while on google maps trying to come up with a similar route to get out to Hillockburn Rd (and just return...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,323
Posted By smeghead
I'd be down for a sunday ride. The usual...

I'd be down for a sunday ride. The usual suspects I ride with are road trippin, so I need to broaden my horizons.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Good info JJ, Thx Seems the final draft plan...

Good info JJ, Thx

Seems the final draft plan is available here https://salmonberrycorridor.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/salmonberry_final_draft-concept-plan.pdf
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-06-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Hey JJ - I heard that the Tillamook...

Hey JJ -

I heard that the Tillamook Railroad is reclaiming so (or all?) of this line. I rode by the Enright portion off of foss rd a few weeks back and it has been substantially repaired. I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 27,361
Posted By smeghead
interesting data point

2009 F800GS first failure at 51k miles. Up until the failure I was seeing system voltage between 14.3 and 14.4.

Same story, thought bad battery. Replaced. Found system voltage still hovering...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-17-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,449
Posted By smeghead
SOP Dirtrider, any word on those friction disc...

SOP Dirtrider, any word on those friction disc mods? $700 for a rekluse is way more viable when I don't have to buy a $400 OEM clutch also :)
Forum: Vendors 09-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,702
Posted By smeghead
I guess it is a bummer. There hasn't been a new...

I guess it is a bummer. There hasn't been a new feature for my 09 f800 in years. I could care less about new features really as long as the app continues to work as advertised.

Maybe a breaking...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,449
Posted By smeghead
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,449
Posted By smeghead
@zabaleta, es 50.000 milla, no es kilómetros. ...

@zabaleta, es 50.000 milla, no es kilómetros. Mucho abuso http://photos.imageevent.com/motorbiker/smily/ride.gif
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 961
Views: 91,449
Posted By smeghead
At a bit over 50k miles, my OEM clutch needs...

At a bit over 50k miles, my OEM clutch needs replacement, having seen lots of clutched up wheelies and lots of slipping on the tight technical stuff.

So a few questions:

1. I saw in a youtube...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Great weekend

Was a great weekend.

Slideshow courtesy of auto awesome:

day 1 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSkfnKeRvHc)

day 2 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-QJ21ZD5ZE)

Was great to meet new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Yo JJ - you up for a trestle ride Sunday?

Yo JJ - you up for a trestle ride Sunday?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Krueger's is just so wholesome. Very few...

Krueger's is just so wholesome. Very few leftover Friday night tweekers by 9am when they finally open...

Either way seeya in scap

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
We are more of a coke crowd but just don't smile...

We are more of a coke crowd but just don't smile and we won't know the difference :)

Sent from my Nexus 4 using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Last time they rebuilt it, it got washed out even...

Last time they rebuilt it, it got washed out even worse by another flood within a year. Better build it stronger!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,323
Posted By smeghead
Weekend DS meetup April 12th

more PDX thread cross posting:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23895366

Scappoose to Tillamook State Forest. Camping. Mayhem. Awesomeness.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21,765
Views: 1,658,049
Posted By smeghead
Weekend DS meetup April 12th

PDX cross post:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23895366

Scappoose to Tillamook State Forest. Camping. Mayhem. Awesomeness.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Saturday ride along is good. Camp site is...

Saturday ride along is good. Camp site is roughly 90 minutes from Portland via major roads, so there is a bailout option if you are not down for camping.



Route will be as close to 100%...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,816
Posted By smeghead
Portland OR area DS camping trip this weekend (April 12)

WHAT:1st annual Dirtbags Dual Sport Camping Trip.

WHEN: April 12th - 13th

WHO: All are welcome. We reserve the right to refuse you a map if you are a douchebag though. There are going to...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By smeghead
Yeah the starter relay is weird. That is a good...

Yeah the starter relay is weird. That is a good indication all of these codes are bogus. Thinking about it, if it is a canbus / BMSK issue, that would perfectly explain why I was unable to log any...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By smeghead
also... no alarm fitted. Makes sense to suspect...

also... no alarm fitted. Makes sense to suspect that if it were.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By smeghead
Thx for the replies. Just now getting to them...

Thx for the replies. Just now getting to them b/c I was out on the drz all day yesterday :ricky

Battery is a possibility. Bad fuel also a possibility. Side stand switch also a possibility. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-31-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By smeghead
09 800gs FI freak out / possession

I have searched the net and adv - I can't seem to find anything that matches the behavior I am seeing on my F8GS. I have seen the threads about intermittent stalls related to the fuel pump...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Nice job staying on the tracks out there. There...

Nice job staying on the tracks out there. There are a few places where it is a real workout ! p0wn'd and I actually hiked most of that section. I don't recall what it was that stopped us - maybe...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Sunday's Enright run

Found Enright, and added to the map! If we'd have gone much further west we probably would have run into the still-operating portion of the railroad. No new tunnels, but abandoned rail cars,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,392
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By smeghead
DR-Z forks 2001

Forks from an 01 DRZ. Would go nicely with the gold race-tech emulator cartridges I saw (but missed).

$100 local pickup. If you want shipped - I'll get you a quote.

Working fine, recent seals...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,548
Posted By smeghead
I am bringing my furbags - was planning to let...

I am bringing my furbags - was planning to let them hang in the rv when riding. I have a 2 furbag limit but maybe Johnny would watch them and/or let them hang in his rv. I think he is just going to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Sunday... Enright

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=45.72350+-123.56898&hl=en&ll=45.732906,-123.588295&spn=0.103165,0.249596&sll=37.6,-95.665&sspn=58.669388,127.792969&t=m&z=13


Foss -> RR, with a fallback to Tin...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,548
Posted By smeghead
Just signed up. I am new to the area and this...

Just signed up. I am new to the area and this sounds like a great intro.

One thing though - roll charts? I know it is lowest common denominator, but does anybody have a gpx or map of the 2013...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-23-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
That looks brilliant. "While portions of...

That looks brilliant.

"While portions of the tunnel roof have collapsed, the tunnel is still open from end to end."

This state rules.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
Funny... I was just figuring out how to minimize...

Funny... I was just figuring out how to minimize the "hiking in motorcycle boots" necessary to get to Enright :)

I am out of town this weekend unfortunately but next weekend is fair game :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
I think we caught up with JJ finally

The weekend prior (5/12) we started at timber and rode the rails to Cochran rd. No mean feat considering the brush and trees that have started to sprout on the line. But no bridges. No tunnels. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
That is exactly what we were looking for last...

That is exactly what we were looking for last weekend. Mount a razor sharp cow catcher on the front and a loop for your front wheel on the back, and take out all the brush on the line!

Looking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,886
Posted By smeghead
What is the plan for next weekend? I am fine...

What is the plan for next weekend? I am fine with recreating your rides after the fact but if you have want an idiot or three to come along next time I am game.


Love the rides so far. I am new...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 72,284
Posted By smeghead
Couldn't pass it up

I went in over the weekend to check out the helmet and ended up paying $359 for the combo deal - helmet, jacket, pants and gloves. The explorer gloves suck but the rest of the gear is shockingly...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,989
Posted By smeghead
Is it just me or does the chicken processing...

Is it just me or does the chicken processing machine company owner bear a striking resemblance to Bernie? Why is he the only guy always wearing sunglasses? :bmwrider...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,989
Posted By smeghead
I just caught up on your ride report so far. ...

I just caught up on your ride report so far. Great stuff and good pics.

Are you still on track to make it to TDF by the end of the world/mayan calendar?

I heard Joe is on vacation from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,989
Posted By smeghead
What's it weigh Chuck??

She looks reasonably encumbered... Better or worse than the KLR?

Glad to hear you are getting on the road. Question: are you guys going to ride Central America on the way back ?(presuming the...
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