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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,224
Posted By idahoskiguy
61 this year, been riding for 50 years and hoping...

61 this year, been riding for 50 years and hoping to ride for a good deal more as long the eye sight and reflexes allow it.

Will I know when to quit........maybe.....:huh

:lurk
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-10-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,267
Posted By idahoskiguy
You may want to consider the Garmin Rino series...

You may want to consider the Garmin Rino series that are GPS and a Two-way Radio. My son and I use the Rino 530Chx and they prove invaluable when you find yourselves separated, the polling feature...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By idahoskiguy
Spend a little more and get the best one you can...

Spend a little more and get the best one you can find. It will save you a lot of money in the long run.

Just my $.02
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 815,234
Posted By idahoskiguy
Thinking a DIRT BIKE ride from the the "Sand Pit"...

Thinking a DIRT BIKE ride from the the "Sand Pit" or some other lower elevation desert ride would be in order for Tuesday 12/16/14.

Meeting time and place to be determined.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 815,234
Posted By idahoskiguy
Thanks Giving Day Ride?

Just throwing it out...........weather should be good and who really wants to sit around watching football?

Thinking meet at 9 AM be home by 4 PM.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,691
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1 Have been seriously considering a snowbike for...

+1 Have been seriously considering a snowbike for next season. Hoping to find a used 2015 Timbersled LT next year :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,677
Posted By idahoskiguy
Kinda like like my collection, each bike has a...

Kinda like like my collection, each bike has a specific purpose.

:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-01-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 195,033
Posted By idahoskiguy
++++1 KTM would have done well refining the...

++++1

KTM would have done well refining the 950/990 making it lighter and dealing with the wind buffeting instead of going the "Bigger Is Better" route. IMHO

:freaky
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 63,359
Posted By idahoskiguy
After riding the new 1190 and the BMW, I will be...

After riding the new 1190 and the BMW, I will be keeping my 2006 KTM950ADV.

But the 1190 is hands down a much better bike IMHO.

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 10-28-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,464
Posted By idahoskiguy
Might also want to look into a pellet stove. They...

Might also want to look into a pellet stove. They seem to be very efficient and easy to install.

:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 34,067
Posted By idahoskiguy
No such thing as a "One Last Bike", the better...

No such thing as a "One Last Bike", the better course would be a new bike each year as your needs, taste, riding styles and age changes.

But if I had to choose it would be my Ducati MultiStrada.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 34,577
Posted By idahoskiguy
Really not an issue if you do it quick and clean,...

Really not an issue if you do it quick and clean, many of the passing zones in my area have been painted over with double yellow lines.....and most are very acceptable areas to pass.

Pretty much a...
Forum: Vendors 09-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 36,654
Posted By idahoskiguy
Would like to purchase. PM sent.

Would like to purchase.

PM sent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By idahoskiguy
Very interesting perspective......really makes...

Very interesting perspective......really makes WAY TOO MUCH SENSE.
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,114
Posted By idahoskiguy
Loads of good advise here………REMEMBER ONE THING ...

Loads of good advise here………REMEMBER ONE THING

IF YOU ARE FIGHTING IT, YOU ARE DOING IT WRONG!

MAKE SURE THE BEAD IS COMPLETELY IN THE WELL.

:deal
Forum: The Garage 09-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1….Sounds like a bad ground or battery...

+1….Sounds like a bad ground or battery connection, possibly the battery is on it's way out.

:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 815,234
Posted By idahoskiguy
Great Day of Riding........

Had a great day of riding and didn't get more than 10 miles from Boise. It is amazing how much history and good riding is so close to home. Oregon Trail, Point Bonneville, Foote House, Lucky...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By idahoskiguy
If you want to go REAL cheap.......the cloth...

If you want to go REAL cheap.......the cloth shopping bags from Whole Foods work great and are easy to come by.

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By idahoskiguy
Remember! 90% of tire problems occur in the...

Remember!

90% of tire problems occur in the last 20% of the tires life.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By idahoskiguy
What you actually mean is "off pavement". These...

What you actually mean is "off pavement". These bike are fine for dirt road travel so long as it is dry and not too difficult. The 17 inch wheels are fine don't waste your $$$$, just have fresh...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 14,030
Posted By idahoskiguy
The phones are great and can do the job, BUT are...

The phones are great and can do the job, BUT are just not as durable as the GPS units. Will keep using my Garmin units and keep the phone as back up.

Just my $.02

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,947
Posted By idahoskiguy
Slow down and work on your technique the speed...

Slow down and work on your technique the speed will come naturally come. Also consider a riding school at a race track to take your ability to the next level.

Not to be a kill joy but we are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 71,081
Posted By idahoskiguy
http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m36/idahoskiguy...

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m36/idahoskiguy/KTM%20Rally%2009/IMGP5468.jpg (http://s100.photobucket.com/user/idahoskiguy/media/KTM%20Rally%2009/IMGP5468.jpg.html)

:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-03-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 86,317
Posted By idahoskiguy
You know you're a 950 owner when......

You seems to always ride the 950 and the other bikes in the stable gather dust.

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,055
Posted By idahoskiguy
++++!

++++!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 815,234
Posted By idahoskiguy
Great ride report.......thanks. :clap

Great ride report.......thanks.

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,249
Posted By idahoskiguy
Really do see a problem here. After you take...

Really do see a problem here.

After you take her a couple more times she is going to dump you in favor of some one more concerned about her will being.

Two up on dirt roads is great but to try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,914
Posted By idahoskiguy
+1 that was my first thought.

+1 that was my first thought.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-11-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,395
Posted By idahoskiguy
NO......the bike is heavy enough. ps: Black...

NO......the bike is heavy enough.

ps: Black Sharpie Marker hides many sins.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By idahoskiguy
Nothing here but sage ticks and forest...

Nothing here but sage ticks and forest fires......

:freaky
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,148
Posted By idahoskiguy
No issues using tubed tires, just so long as they...

No issues using tubed tires, just so long as they have been properly mounted and balanced. I have logged many many thousands of miles on tubed tires.

:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-12-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By idahoskiguy
IF...and that is a big IF......the tanks and...

IF...and that is a big IF......the tanks and carbs were serviced you will be fine. Otherwise plan on cleaning it up yourself or paying someone you trust to do the job. Once the system is clean there...
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,870
Posted By idahoskiguy
In the last twenty years I have had three BMW 5...

In the last twenty years I have had three BMW 5 Series and an Audi A6, which I drove 225,000 miles, and my current daily driver is a 2008 Subaru STI purchased new in April 2009. I can tell you from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,742
Posted By idahoskiguy
Only one word of advice.............OHLINS :clap

Only one word of advice.............OHLINS :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By idahoskiguy
No worries - they will treat right.

No worries - they will treat right.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8,627
Views: 815,234
Posted By idahoskiguy
Sunday Morning Breakfast Ride

Thinking it will be interesting check out the flash flood damage on Hwy 17 & 55 then ride to the Haven for brunch.

Meet:
Chevron @ Beacon Light Rd and Hwy 55
9:00 AM

Remember your camera.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By idahoskiguy
Dunlop D908 Rally Raid - built for dessert racing...

Dunlop D908 Rally Raid - built for dessert racing and lasts.

Link:...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-27-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,636
Posted By idahoskiguy
After reading this thread I will be staying with...

After reading this thread I will be staying with my 60cx. Great GPS inspite of the screen being a little on the small side.:freaky
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-21-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By idahoskiguy
Lower miles better: would rather have a low mile...

Lower miles better: would rather have a low mile 2006 than a high mile 2010.

Record of TSBs (technical service bulletin) completed.

Don't be afraid of the early 950s, great bikes and cheap.
...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,850
Posted By idahoskiguy
Pledge vs Plexus

Let me start by stating that Plexius is a great product, have used it for years with great results. But at $16.99 per 16oz can I had to question how much I was using and if there was not an equal and...
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