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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By miah66
Thumb Weekend Plans?

I got Friday, Sat, and Sunday off and was hoping to ride somewhere. I've never really done an overnighter on the bike, but I was thinking maybe staying in a cabin or hotel.

Maybe ride down 101,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By miah66
I do!

I am off all weekend and the wife is out of town! I was hoping to do some riding either around Portland, or from here to destinations unknown in the PacNW. Anyone feel up for a roadtrip? I might ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By miah66
I believe they are "Enduro Sahara" Tires. They...

I believe they are "Enduro Sahara" Tires. They are shot, however, and I'm switching to a more dirt worthy tire (Dunlop D606, TKC80) for the spring/summer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By miah66
All great advice, and it just further reinforces...

All great advice, and it just further reinforces things that I KNOW I need to be doing. It is, as many of you pointed out, one thing to know and another to do, especially in a hairy situation. I am...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By miah66
Eh? Balance question

I have been riding a KLR650 for about 9 months. I have laid my bike down a few times while learning to ride it. Fortunately, they have mostly happened at low speed while practicing figure 8's, once...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,665
Posted By miah66
Thumb woah

Glad I opted to stay on the pavement! Looks a little too technical for me...but like a lot of fun. Glad the ride went well, and the weather was great too!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 424,242
Posted By miah66
Thumb Noob here, checking in. Good advice people.

Noob here, checking in. Good advice people.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By miah66
Thanks Hugo,

I really appreciate the help tonight, my hands were nice and toasty on the ride home. Thanks again man, looking forward to riding with you soon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By miah66
Wink thx for all the offers

you guys are great...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By miah66
Help?

Hey guys,

I have some heated grips on my bike, but the problem is, I don't know how to hook them up electrically. My friend who knows alot about bikes and electrical stuff wired my bike to have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,308,434
Posted By miah66
FS: Pro Taper Handlebars, Brand new, unopened

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e218/miah66/hbar.jpg

$50

I paid $65 for them, and you can get the good deal.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 348,665
Posted By miah66
All ye are brave souls... Unfortunately my...

All ye are brave souls...

Unfortunately my bike fell over in the garage and shattered my windshield and bent my handlebars. I am saving up do the risers + hi-rise bars + grip heaters + electrical...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By miah66
Went to Dug Bar over Labor Day weekend...awesome...

Went to Dug Bar over Labor Day weekend...awesome awesome road. I did it in a 4x4 though, some of the sections (the last few miles) would be kind of hairy on a KLR (for a noob, anyway) but I still...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,379
Posted By miah66
I got AAA Premium

...maybe we can work something out so you can get your truck.

PM me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,678
Posted By miah66
Thumb Thx

Thanks to WD-PDX and matloik for organizing the ride and navigating and for taking pics, it was a cool ride. Glad the weather held out (for the most part)! When I left the house this morning, there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-16-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,678
Posted By miah66
Would like to join in, but I haven't got the...

Would like to join in, but I haven't got the tires for it yet...DOH! :cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 936
Posted By miah66
What an adventure! Hate to say it, but people...

What an adventure! Hate to say it, but people were probably right for thinking you are crazy for riding the passes this time of year. :dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,379
Posted By miah66
Happy B-day Wade! :D Marty, where off of...

Happy B-day Wade! :D

Marty, where off of Sandy do you work? I live around Sandy & NE 81, and I commute all the way down Sandy to SE 12th every day.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By miah66
Great pics! Wow! Doesn't it have a name or...

Great pics! Wow! Doesn't it have a name or something? Where are the local Indians? I want a legend story, dammit! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By miah66
Good read! :0-0

Good read! :0-0
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
When I originally attempted to drive up this road...

When I originally attempted to drive up this road last year in my 4x4, that was my intended destination. I hit snow about 14 miles in, so that was that. The next time I did it was on my bike last...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
It's weird though, b/c what caused it to stall?...

It's weird though, b/c what caused it to stall? Something had to give loose and cause the head to seize to do that, right? It came unseized easily enough though...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
It was about 5 miles BEFORE we hit the...

It was about 5 miles BEFORE we hit the gravel/pavement @ the Mt. Hood viewpoint. Maybe b/c I'm a noob, but there is NO WAY I would've rode down that slope on my bike. Straight down, off camber,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
Eric, Where did you ride today?

Eric,

Where did you ride today?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By miah66
Yes, that sure looks like it. I just figured...

Yes, that sure looks like it. I just figured since it was so strangely out of place there that it was significant and someone would know about it. Thanks for looking it up! If the weather holds out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,751
Posted By miah66
Huge Rock on distant mountain?

Hey guys. :wink:

This photo was taken from the top of Sleeping Beauty LO in Gifford Pinchot facing NW, w/ Mt. Adams looming out of frame just off to the right.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
[quote=WB-PDX]I don't remember anything that...

[quote=WB-PDX]I don't remember anything that looked like this:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/Squirrels/MtHood%204610%2010-09/PA090447.jpg

But we definitely got to that same spot
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
Wink you know it

Im down:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,379
Posted By miah66
:rofl:rofl Glad I wasn't the only one who...

:rofl:rofl

Glad I wasn't the only one who didnt know what the heck was inside your engine! Wow!

Hope it sells and you can get a reliable one. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,688
Posted By miah66
What is that?

On your cylinder head? Burnt gasket or something? Chewing gum?

Ride was great...sorry dude.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By miah66
planning on riding 4610 again?

I heard you might be riding out 4610 on Saturday. I want to come! Does anyone know if the road actually hooks up with roads to Gov't Camp? It looks like it does on the map, but I read about washouts,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,667
Posted By miah66
Say hi to "Charlie Brown" the Chocolate Lab for...

Say hi to "Charlie Brown" the Chocolate Lab for me!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21,653
Views: 1,623,379
Posted By miah66
It's okay OC. Don't get too discouraged. I just...

It's okay OC. Don't get too discouraged. I just got back on the bike after 5 weeks w/ a broken shoulder. Glad to be riding again, just in time for the bad weather...:cry. The hiatus gave me time to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By miah66
Okay, the story. The bike I bought was found to...

Okay, the story. The bike I bought was found to have been totaled by an insurance company. The title should have been branded. It was mostly just scratched plastic. The person who had the bike prior...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By miah66
Thanks for the well wishes guys. Yes, dirt banks...

Thanks for the well wishes guys. Yes, dirt banks can be brutal. But it's all good, it's been 5 weeks and I'm doing fine. I went for a ride today, actually. It was a little more than I should've done...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-02-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By miah66
:buellerLong story.

:buellerLong story.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By miah66
Thanks for the input guys. I know that new ones...

Thanks for the input guys. I know that new ones aren't flying off the lots, and there is alot of used inventory...which is why I fully expect the dealer to :rofl when I tell them how much I want...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By miah66
Question Branded Title?

Hi guys,

I have an '08 KLR 650. It was laid down and the side panels were scratched up. The bike was totaled by the insurance company, even though it is in perfect working condition, it only has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 620
Posted By miah66
Question Value of Branded Title?

Hi guys,

I have an '08 KLR 650. It was laid down and the side panels were scratched up. The bike was totaled by the insurance company, even though it is in perfect working condition, it only has...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,222
Posted By miah66
Awesome!

Great Ride Report! you get a gold star and an "A"! :lol3
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