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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
So close ...! Hint : It's a where a woman has...

So close ...! Hint : It's a where a woman has gone faster than any woman before or since.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Okay, what is Chris riding toward? ...

Okay, what is Chris riding toward?

http://i1326.photobucket.com/albums/u657/TwistedMelonRacing/Meet%20in%20the%20Middle%20-%20Bond/GOPR0130_zps2cc80cac.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Looks like the view from Mt Erie, Lake Campbell...

Looks like the view from Mt Erie, Lake Campbell in the foreground.

Is the spit Kukutali?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Nailed it! You're up.

Nailed it! You're up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Excellent! My first success on this thread,...

Excellent! My first success on this thread, hopefully this isn't too hard / easy.

Name the road Bruce is complaining about being on ... the lake in the background is a big clue.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,059
Views: 586,835
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Birch Creek, near Gilmore?

Birch Creek, near Gilmore?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Snohomish too, no Ural but have a BMW hack that I...

Snohomish too, no Ural but have a BMW hack that I use like one.
Forum: Hacks 06-08-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Hey Chris! You're right, it certainly deserves...

Hey Chris!
You're right, it certainly deserves it! I keep planning to 'restore', but can't stop riding for long enough to make it happen.
Forum: Hacks 06-05-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,700
Posted By whitham_wannabe
This is my worst possible nightmare, losing Bruce...

This is my worst possible nightmare, losing Bruce when we're out somewhere.

Feel for you, and good luck locating the little fella.
Forum: Hacks 06-03-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Cluedog - awesome offer, thank you. We found...

Cluedog - awesome offer, thank you. We found someone at work has hidden welding talents, so I may be set for getting it put back together. If that doesn't work out, I'll be on a boat!

Prmurat -...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Ha! Within 6 feet of that spot! Yes, it was...

Ha! Within 6 feet of that spot!

Yes, it was in need of a new one anyway, and I will change up the shock mount to be double shear, so that shouldn't fail again. Just need to figure out whether to...
Forum: Hacks 06-01-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Bruce and Me.

Or Bruce and I.

So a few people on here have met Bruce, star of film and hound of legend. Well, me and the missus have parted ways, and Bruce has gone to live with her (seemed better for her kids...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By whitham_wannabe
17/18 was clear a month ago, so should still be...

17/18 was clear a month ago, so should still be so. Fun place to explore.

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/IMG_2879_zps5d24d06b.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,402
Posted By whitham_wannabe
PC800...

PC800 (http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4948558843.html) for $1795

http://images.craigslist.org/00u0u_89bUSamTDyX_600x450.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Machinist needed!

We just had to fire our machinist. Anyone know of a good, flexible, fast and personable machinist that is looking for a job?

We are a camera stabilization and drone manufacturing business, based...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-11-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Well, answered that one pretty quick ...! ...

Well, answered that one pretty quick ...!

Took a trip out with my mate Ben to camp at a spot I have been wanting to overnight at for a while.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
It's not dirt, it's 'patina' :evil This is a...

It's not dirt, it's 'patina' :evil

This is a somewhat controversial experiment of mine ... I haven't washed my bike in 70,000 miles. It'll earn a bath at 100k. I keep the important parts lubed and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
After a week waiting for the BMW parts to come...

After a week waiting for the BMW parts to come in, I started putting everything back together yesterday.

Shiny things!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
New parts on order, only the larger M10 bolt...

New parts on order, only the larger M10 bolt style is available. Methinks I am not the only one to have suffered this issue!

And as far as the false economy of reusing the old nuts ... I got...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Got a link? Couldn't find anything when I looked...

Got a link? Couldn't find anything when I looked earlier.

As far as bad maintenance, that was the point of the thread - I never check these bolts between changes, so I was suggesting others learn...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 54,491
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Send everyone else round, those following this...

Send everyone else round, those following this thread will know the shortcut ... :evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-09-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,663
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Gentlemen, check yer nuts.

So this happened yesterday. And before anyone mentions the state of my chain, it was freshly lubed before I left for the day!...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,675
Posted By whitham_wannabe
I think you put it perfectly. What a wonderful...

I think you put it perfectly. What a wonderful story. :clap
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Absolutely awesome, thanks for that!

Absolutely awesome, thanks for that!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9,679
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By whitham_wannabe
Lightweight DRZ!

Yes, up for sale is the lightest DRZ-S in existence! Amazing fuel economy! 6 mph top speed! Or you can ruin it all and put another motor in it and have a really nicely setup adventure touring Dizzer...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
If you, like me, are missing the adventures of...

If you, like me, are missing the adventures of Tim and Tom from this year's Dakar, you can now purchase your own version and relive the glory of the Dakar in the comfort of your own living room....
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-26-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Thanks for the feedback on the brake ... I had no...

Thanks for the feedback on the brake ... I had no idea they were permanently on, so was suspecting a short elsewhere. However, a brief inspection turned up a cut wire at the brake switch, and it is...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Couldn't agree more. I work with a bunch of...

Couldn't agree more. I work with a bunch of producers and getting the footage, assembling it and publishing it in that timescale was an outstanding achievement. It gives us armchair racers a real toe...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,718
Posted By whitham_wannabe
70,000 mile Celebration Failure!!

My F800GS rolled 70,000 miles yesterday, on the way home from work, and celebrated by illuminating the rear brake light permanently. Anybody seen this before? I'm more used to electrical stuff not...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,353
Posted By whitham_wannabe
What is going in that last picture? Is that guy...

What is going in that last picture? Is that guy huge, or is he riding a minibike?!

(Awesome pics, by the way ...)
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/ZxbyzkN0_bo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
REALLY?! They're not allowing him over the...

REALLY?! They're not allowing him over the podium, when he finished last but one? What, the one guy behind him is going to give a shit? What a crock.
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
My embedding skills are low, but here is a very...

My embedding skills are low, but here is a very happy Tom Coronel after the final finish line! :clap

Thanks to all who have contributed to this thread, it's been a trip!
...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Coronel is in, and very happy about it too! ...

Coronel is in, and very happy about it too!
...
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
In the Wobby crash, at about 1:34 ... does one of...

In the Wobby crash, at about 1:34 ... does one of them say "That got my balls a little bit"? :rofl
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
That is one fancy looking trailer they have...

That is one fancy looking trailer they have there!
:rofl
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
My daily Tom Coronel update ... :D I wonder...

My daily Tom Coronel update ... :D

I wonder how tempting it has been to substitute Tim in for a day to give Tom a break?

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Coronel is in in good time again! Rumours that...

Coronel is in in good time again! Rumours that this is all that's left of his buggy are unsubstantiated ....

http://www.racexpress.nl/imgitems/article/2013/12/CoronelDakar1_RX500.jpg
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
So it is the same penalty to swap in a used motor...

So it is the same penalty to swap in a used motor or a brand new motor?! That seems a little odd, and indicates that the swaps in the marathon were un-planned. It would seem to make more sense for...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 932,904
Posted By whitham_wannabe
I remember Robby getting on the blower after he...

I remember Robby getting on the blower after he lawn-darted the Hummer. Is it different rules for the bikes?

http://darkroom.baltimoresun.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/REU-PERU-DAKARRALLY-3.jpg
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