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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,873
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: 1,873
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: 1,873
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: 1,873
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: 1,873
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: 4,211
Views: 298,114
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: 21,356
Views: 1,553,371
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: 1,873
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: 1,873
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: 947
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: 947
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: 947
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: 947
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 8,446
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: 3,913
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 3,913
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 72
Views: 9,685
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: 268
Views: 59,300
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: 14,997
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: 14,997
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: 14,997
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...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 73,338
Posted By smeghead
Yikes. Just read the latest in this thread -...

Yikes. Just read the latest in this thread - needless to say the 30 gallons of 8 month old gas I have is looking might scary.

I don't have a gasoline car to burn it in - I need to just put a...
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By smeghead
Link to the write-up...

Link to the write-up (http://sites.google.com/site/gswarewiki/gs-911-without-windows)

The article is terse - send me a PM if you want/need more detail or have trouble.

Also, if anybody in...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,125
Posted By smeghead
Here is the thread I started about GS-911 without...

Here is the thread I started about GS-911 without windows. Right now it just has a quickie how-to post for Linux using the wrapper libs:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653860

...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,096
Posted By smeghead
GS-911 without Windows (using wine)

I am working on a generalized how-to and explanation which I will either post later in the thread or I will link to it. I am still playing with some other options that might be easier to implement...
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 24,125
Posted By smeghead
GS-911 working in Wine under Linux

I just got GS-911 working with wine under Ubuntu 10.10. :D

After a couple evenings, lots of googling and some head scratching, I ended up having to compile a custom wrapper for gs911usb.dll...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,186
Posted By smeghead
My understanding is as you indicated above - it...

My understanding is as you indicated above - it is not a problem for apple computers so much as it is a problem for the iphone/itouch/ipad/etc.

As far as not developing an app for osX - doesn't...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,186
Posted By smeghead
Cool2 Nice pics. The mac folks probably still won't be...

Nice pics. The mac folks probably still won't be happy since there will never be an iphone app, but it looks like the android app is already quite far along:

This thread in the gs-911 google grou...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 117,232
Posted By smeghead
You must be on the road - this is the first time...

You must be on the road - this is the first time in weeks I haven't seen you logged into chat.

Do you have a proposed route map posted somewhere? Are you planning to go through Tibet and/or Nepal?
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 117,232
Posted By smeghead
Heh... the DRZ could have made that trail solo or...

Heh... the DRZ could have made that trail solo or maybe with one helper. We definitely needed three of us to get my f8gs up the hill though :)

Any word on the bike dg? is it still scheduled for...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,230
Posted By smeghead
From what I understand Rotella was just not...

From what I understand Rotella was just not certified for $ reasons. It looks like Shell finally shelled out the $ to certify it:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_Rotella_T#JASO-MA

The link...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,230
Posted By smeghead
I can accept that the clutch sticking might be...

I can accept that the clutch sticking might be due to the oil. However, car oil is usually not recommended for clutch slippage and/or lack of zinc for valve cushioning... I don't see how either of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 27,230
Posted By smeghead
Question clutch plates sticking?

Wow an oil thread that hasn't got fifty billion posts. I am shocked.

I asked this question on one of the other threads, but perhaps it is better suited here.

Bike has 29k miles currently. I...
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