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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Mosquitos

Anyone who saw Mike's mosquito gizmo, I just recieved a promotion from Bass on the device...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Larry changed out the same bearing on his Vstrom...

Larry changed out the same bearing on his Vstrom when he hit Fish Ck also.

I might have to consider changing mine on general principle. Got a new tire coming this week anyway, so why not? They...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Magruder is closed (mud slide), but they are...

Magruder is closed (mud slide), but they are working on it. Haven't heard if its open yet. Call the Elk City Ranger Station at 208-842-2245. Similar for the road from Elk City straight over to...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,554
Posted By Wansfel
Research the bore/stroke on those models...The...

Research the bore/stroke on those models...The BSA had a very long stroke to bore ratio (79/90 mm). Definitely affects the power delivery (and starting process). Yamahas - 87/84, KTM 620 - 101/76. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,554
Posted By Wansfel
Carts is right on the starting procedure....

Carts is right on the starting procedure. Properly timed, with a good spark plug, mine could be started sitting down. Points are tricky. The cam lobe is held in place by a concentric bolt, which you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 291,075
Posted By Wansfel
USFS 715 (gospel Hill Road) is a rough road, so...

USFS 715 (gospel Hill Road) is a rough road, so slow going, but a GOOD ride. We took the dogs and truck on my back trail from St. Regis yesterday. SO,SO slow in truck (but oh how comfy!) Back...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
:lurk Every adventure is different. I enjoy...

:lurk
Every adventure is different. I enjoy your perspective, enjoyed riding with you, and looking forward to the rest of the story.:deal
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
:d

:d
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
I dropped two teeth on the counter sprocket...

I dropped two teeth on the counter sprocket before my trek last weekend. Much more suited to the terrain...and more fun!

Replaced the fork seals on Ben's KLR yesterday (and added a stainless...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Elk City would be your best bet. 208-842-2245

Elk City would be your best bet. 208-842-2245
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
They should have it open in a few days, but be...

They should have it open in a few days, but be sure and check.

The Lolo Motorway follows the ridge tops for the most part and isn't as susceptible to the fire erosion problems of the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Magruder closed

I see the recent rains (plus the effects of recent year's fires) have caused a series of slides east of the Magruder Ranger Station. Report....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
Speaking of two holers....

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 63,162
Posted By Wansfel
Lost Pannier

I know you guys get into this stretch on occasion so posting here as well as on the Spokane thread. I'll be trying to get back up there in the next day or two weather permitting with truck, dogs,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Got 37,000 miles on my bearings. Probably time to...

Got 37,000 miles on my bearings. Probably time to consider new ones, but they run so smooth I can balance my tires supporting the axle on a couple of benches.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
I like that attitude:clap Not the first...

I like that attitude:clap

Not the first acquaintance to have a broken leg w/metal boxes...

I did a tip over on the trip that had I not had on the big boots and soft side panniers, I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Give this http://goo.gl/maps/Yyfmd a look see....

Give this http://goo.gl/maps/Yyfmd a look see. Lots of non technical dirt. Lots of scenery.
Includes Chief Joeseph Hwy, Yellowstone, Red Rock Road, Medicine Lodge Road, Bannack State Park, Elk nHorn...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 291,075
Posted By Wansfel
Lost - Pannier in the upper St.Joe

Did a solo across from Lochsa/US 12 to St. Regis Sunday/Monday. Great country. But when I got out at St. Regis, I noticed no right side pannier. Would appreciate keeping an eye out by intrepid...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Christmas present from our son. We used to spend...

Christmas present from our son. We used to spend Xmas to New Years Xcountry skiing at the Issac Walton (many, many years ago).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
I'm jealous. We are planning taking the K bike...

I'm jealous. We are planning taking the K bike and revisiting the Gong-to-the-Sun and staying at the Issac Walton a couple of nights, but I don't see us getting to the Beartooth. But probably not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Lost Pannier

Detective work. Picture A, right pannier present:...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
I think I may be able to localize the location...

I think I may be able to localize the location based on my pictures. Now you see it, now you don't. There is a USFS work center not too far. I may see if I can contact them to be on the look out....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 08:48 AM
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Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Speaking of injuries and mechanical carnage,...

Speaking of injuries and mechanical carnage, how's everyone fairing? Spare KLR foot peg is on its way home. Ben's bike has new super beefed up peg mounts - both sides, new rear rotor/pads, new chain...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Lotta good secondary paved roads about, but when...

Lotta good secondary paved roads about, but when you go dual sport...there is virtually no end.

Just got back from a solo. Ran over to Lochsa then north coming out at St. Regis. 160 miles across...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 63,162
Posted By Wansfel
That was a fun trip. Just the two of us with a...

That was a fun trip. Just the two of us with a "broadly defined route".

Just got back from a solo from Lochsa/Powell to St. Regis. 160 miles of remote riding. 330 miles home to home. Sunday...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13,192
Views: 1,287,303
Posted By Wansfel
I just changed from my 16 to my 14 for a 3 day...

I just changed from my 16 to my 14 for a 3 day trip to the mountains. Pulled the rear axle out enough to free the wheel to move forward. You will have to re-tension the chain anyway. Takes much...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 63,162
Posted By Wansfel
BMW guys would do anything to fund their...

BMW guys would do anything to fund their habit:lol3
But then I'm one to tear off superfluous parts of my KLR to keep others running and keep my addiction running.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Gen2 KLR rear brake pads

Got a couple of rear brake pads (Galfer semi metallic) for Gen 2 KLRs (my miss-order). Bargain if anyone nearby needs some.

After the BOM: My bike, oil change and ready to roll. Ben's bike, rear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
A link to the full ride report is in my...

A link to the full ride report is in my signature.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Good to hear! And wishes for a speedy recovery.

Good to hear! And wishes for a speedy recovery.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Lynden isn't a mega poster, but I took a look see...

Lynden isn't a mega poster, but I took a look see on his profile. He wandered through yesterday so I assume he is back and working. Good company on a ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Visited Union Pk Lookout in July last year. came...

Visited Union Pk Lookout in July last year. came in I believe from Cramer Ck off of I90. First day of my Ghost Town Tour...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-06-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
Didn't you guys see the outhouse there? Timmer...

Didn't you guys see the outhouse there? Timmer told me about it. I hung my bear bag close to it. Well, ok, it was more like a rough pressed wood box with an old toilet seat on top, but could still...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
Works now. Great eye for pictures! These are...

Works now. Great eye for pictures! These are super!

I was afraid you had "un-friended" me!

Mind if I link to them from another forum?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
Don't have permission to view.:(:

Don't have permission to view.:(:
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,635
Posted By Wansfel
These types of rides are an ADVENTURE from start...

These types of rides are an ADVENTURE from start to finish. BUT, one thing that make them really great are the great riders that come together and make it a success. All of you guys were totally...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 86,425
Posted By Wansfel
Jack, Looks like good ride:clap The BOM was...

Jack, Looks like good ride:clap The BOM was super, although a bit extreme if you haven't run some shorter runs like you just did.

Ron
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,471
Posted By Wansfel
East of Riggins, ID on the Salmon....

East of Riggins, ID on the Salmon. (http://goo.gl/maps/Iem2f)
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13,192
Views: 1,287,303
Posted By Wansfel
My son had an "incident" that turned the HT...

My son had an "incident" that turned the HT center stand into a pretzel ripping out the peg bolts on one side and breaking the red kill switch button. Oddly enough my bike had the same symptom on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13,192
Views: 1,287,303
Posted By Wansfel
The kill button is the main part missing. Had to...

The kill button is the main part missing. Had to hard wire (internally) to get the starter switch operable and keep riding.
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