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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By dvwalker
thanks for confirming Wachs, I sent them an email.

thanks for confirming Wachs, I sent them an email.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,353
Posted By dvwalker
Group of us are heading down to soldier meadows...

Group of us are heading down to soldier meadows end of July. Tried calling a couple different phone numbers I had, but all have been disconnected. Thought I read in another thread, there may have...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,579
Views: 180,226
Posted By dvwalker
firehose

this is like the Dakar Firehose thread, except without any info

i'll take one in red
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By dvwalker
We went south to north, very happy with places we...

We went south to north, very happy with places we stayed:

southern ut/co: 3 step ranch (http://3stephideaway.com/) (best stop and value near the southern route, cost? priceless)
Ouray: twin...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,005
Posted By dvwalker
glad this RR got bumped, missed during live...

glad this RR got bumped, missed during live telecast. Awesome report and great pictures Mr Okie-Dokie! Now I'm thinking the azbdr needs to be added to everyone's short-list.

Ms Mother Nature...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-06-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
Haven’t been riding that much this season with...

Haven’t been riding that much this season with work and projects, but finally got out last weekend with big bike group for a beach run. We took a long scenic route down to Astoria, pit stop at...
Forum: Americas 05-02-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By dvwalker
I did this route last year with a group, and we...

I did this route last year with a group, and we had a set schedule w/lodging reservations, etc. I wouldn't do that again. Only exception perhaps would be a lodging reservation in the popular...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 105,536
Posted By dvwalker
re: nw co

I road thru a nice chunk of NW CO / SW WY on my way home from riding COBDR last year on the little bike, and must say next to Ouray area peaks it was highlight of my trip.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,448
Posted By dvwalker
Think I've read enough 1190 filter posts to make...

Think I've read enough 1190 filter posts to make my head exploded :kboom

I'm getting my bike ready for a multi-week dirt ride and just came across Powercell. Excuse my thick head, but...
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 311,122
Posted By dvwalker
reckless 80 ordered

been looking for a rackless multi-day bag for my 1190, the reckless 80L design looks perfect, really nice job! Product pre-ordered, can't wait to receive and start packing :clap.
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Forum: Vendors 04-13-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 118,832
Posted By dvwalker
no worries wachs, happy trails for next chapter. ...

no worries wachs, happy trails for next chapter.

Sounds like the altrider pannier setup is frame based per last reply. I don't really want to add a frame setup and more weight to my 1190. I'll...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
good to see the vstrom's (on death wings to boot)...

good to see the vstrom's (on death wings to boot) get a little dirty. Doc_simple you've done a nice job getting that wr setup to ride.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 118,832
Posted By dvwalker
I'm liking the look of the hemisphere panniers...

I'm liking the look of the hemisphere panniers for my big bike. I'm striking out though finding any good pics of these bags on a 1190.

Wachs, I'm assuming the bags just slide in between seat...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,272
Posted By dvwalker
wait washington or idaho?

wait washington or idaho?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,272
Posted By dvwalker
holly crap that looks just like Bruneau canyon...

holly crap that looks just like Bruneau canyon crossing....I think I road thru that area 3 years ago and clearly recall a very rocky hill climb after the crossing the river on an old bridge, neat...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
speaking of triangulation, drove up there today...

speaking of triangulation, drove up there today to check out conditions and was glad to be in a warm and dry cage, driving rain with 35-40mpg sustained winds, just about lost a door. Not much snow...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
installed the ktm fuel dongle, no more having to...

installed the ktm fuel dongle, no more having to remember to turn rear ABS off when off-road. Wasn't expecting the little isolation bracket to be such a PITA to install. Would have been easier...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,272
Posted By dvwalker
sounds like a great route, and bigger bike...

sounds like a great route, and bigger bike friendly for a refreshing change.

hmm, now just need to work out some nice loops. The combo of combining sections of bigdogs mexcan, T2 and IDBDR...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
RainX works pretty good :cry

RainX works pretty good :cry
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-06-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
Fair enough, but getting the load off that rear...

Fair enough, but getting the load off that rear spring may help you with the troubleshoot.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-05-2014, 06:28 PM
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Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
Try putting your bike on the center stand and...

Try putting your bike on the center stand and toggling the electronic suspension setting without any rear wheel loading.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-02-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
smile says it all Eric, welcome home!

smile says it all Eric, welcome home!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-02-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
looked like a real nice ride biped, nice no rain...

looked like a real nice ride biped, nice no rain window, except the hole in rad? What did you do, run into a brier ied?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 11-01-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
scorpion rally

yes tubless, and more importantly sized 150/70-17 and 110/80-19 for our wheel combo

more info on this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=685523)
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
Yikes not good, sorry about your arm :eek1! Glad...

Yikes not good, sorry about your arm :eek1! Glad your kiddo is unharmed. Wonder if he'll remember anything 10 years from now sitting around a camp fire. Wet tracks are just as bad as wet roots...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-31-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
I'm really liking these pirelli scorpion rally's....

I'm really liking these pirelli scorpion rally's. Really eat up the jeep trails with no problem, and hold on the pavement.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 610
Views: 96,355
Posted By dvwalker
Quick update, v1.2 didn't fix our issues above...

Quick update, v1.2 didn't fix our issues above and both were early 1406 serial's. Long story short but Sena RMA'd our dual-pack. The new units just arrived with 1409 serial and firmware v1.2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-26-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
rogers camp loop

I couldn't make the good weather ride last weekend, so figured what the hell today was a good as any day. Met fellow rider mike for a rogers camp loop. Expected steady rain and wasn't disappointed,...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
thanks gents, with tail planted firmly between...

thanks gents, with tail planted firmly between legs, general failure resolved.:lol3

my sales guy flippantly mentioned before purchase that standards had heated grips, so I just ASSuMEd. On...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-17-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
I may stand corrected, but thought all standards...

I may stand corrected, but thought all standards came with the OE heated grips. You may have to turn on the heated grip menu first, goto "settings" menu and set "Heated Grips=On", which simply...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-16-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
It's a new bike and heated grips are factory...

It's a new bike and heated grips are factory installed on standard, so wiring is all OEM. Just a pain in the butt to drag the bike to the dealer. I'll try to dig into the service manual this...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-16-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
general failure

Just tried turning on my built-in heated grips for first time on my standard and now receive a "General Failure" message each time ignition is turned on. Needless to say the grips are not heating...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
I think we passed colemans just after 6pm. So...

I think we passed colemans just after 6pm. So figure 8 hours round trip with lots of stops or 6 hours with a good pace.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
sun beach run...

Really good group of riders on Sun...neat seeing all the bikes, and a couple 690 virgins to boot! Thanks for the pics gents.

Here's an overview map of the route area for the folks still getting...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,150
Views: 859,699
Posted By dvwalker
first off-road with my standard...

Big group of us headed out to find some jeep trails in our oregon coast range mtns on Sunday before the fall/winter rains start, this bike is a hoot. No "r" worries, the standard rides just like a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
come on out papabear, you'll do fine. The main...

come on out papabear, you'll do fine. The main route doesn't have any atv or single track trail, just some jeep trails. Although there's a number of ohv trail options (aka shortcuts) if you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-11-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
Me too, 9am'ish for b-fast, 10am'ish kick stand...

Me too, 9am'ish for b-fast, 10am'ish kick stand up

conditions should be prime, minimal dust day
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
plated dual sport, mostly relaxing forest service...

plated dual sport, mostly relaxing forest service roads with a some fun jeep trails. The 1200gs will have no problem, I'm taking my 1190
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
Long way to Manazanta

Looks like the big soaker is not moving in until early next week, so if anyone is interested, Coleman's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,097
Views: 396,413
Posted By dvwalker
I mentioned this to Biped last weekend, weather...

I mentioned this to Biped last weekend, weather permitting this Sat or Sun, I'm thinking about riding to El Mariachi Loco in Manazanita for lunch via Nehalem drainage, Triangulation Point and...
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