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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8,812
Views: 550,865
Posted By sorebutt
I think AVDrider has problems with their server....

I think AVDrider has problems with their server. I have posted pictures that show up and then the next day change to that little icon. Sometimes if you post it again the picture will show up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-28-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By sorebutt
The first couple of years had problems. However,...

The first couple of years had problems. However, someone with one of these may have already fixed all the problems.

I have a 2011 and it has been flawless for 25,000 miles.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,479
Posted By sorebutt
Heat can be your friend.

Heat can be your friend.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-26-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By sorebutt
MCN weight seems about right. BMW advertises it...

MCN weight seems about right. BMW advertises it about 17 lbs lighter. I'm not sure I've seen any motorcycle advertised within 15 lbs of actual weight.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Welcome newbie:rofl You need to bring Ron on...

Welcome newbie:rofl

You need to bring Ron on the back of your motorcycle Tues. to pick his up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-25-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,730
Posted By sorebutt
I use to have gravel in my driveway and now it is...

I use to have gravel in my driveway and now it is mud from washing my bike.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By sorebutt
The bike handles well and I take it places it was...

The bike handles well and I take it places it was never meant to go. However you are right about if you drop it. I seems it never falls on level ground usually it is upside down and that is a work...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By sorebutt
You guys don't have enough trees in southern...

You guys don't have enough trees in southern Idaho. This is from yesterday's ride.http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k248/jimsher70/edit%20IMG_2955_zpszagdvtlz.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By sorebutt
Happy birthday. Are you finally old enough to buy...

Happy birthday. Are you finally old enough to buy a beer?:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Mtseeker emailed me at 6:30 yesterday morning and...

Mtseeker emailed me at 6:30 yesterday morning and wanted a ride so we took off for the North Fork. We rode to Elk River, Dent, and then down to the North Fork. We were hoping to ride up the North...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,133
Posted By sorebutt
actual 800 GS weight

BMW list the curb weight on the 800 GS as 472 lbs. I knew mine was more than that with the accessories so I decided to weight it.

The bike is a 2011. I have S&W crash bars, BMW skid plate, Happy...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,344
Posted By sorebutt
Bears tend to avoid open areas. The big thing is...

Bears tend to avoid open areas. The big thing is keeping food smell down. A bear can smell cooking food from over 5 miles. We like to burn food wrappers and then put the left over foil in a plastic...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By sorebutt
I would say you could do it this year. We have...

I would say you could do it this year. We have been riding at over 6000' already this year. Windfalls would be the problem if people haven't cleared the roads.

Early June typically has a fair...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By sorebutt
They really help when riding in cold weather. I...

They really help when riding in cold weather. I take them off when it gets hot for better air flow for cooling.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Mtseeker and I are going for a ride tomorrow....

Mtseeker and I are going for a ride tomorrow. Anyone interested?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,038
Posted By sorebutt
Horizon flies in to Lewiston and it is less than...

Horizon flies in to Lewiston and it is less than 100 miles to Enterprise. Plus you get to go over Rattlesnake Grade.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,344
Posted By sorebutt
They did a survey of bear and human encounters...

They did a survey of bear and human encounters and with bear spray the people escaped injury almost 100% of the time. Those that used a gun escaped injury just over 50% of the time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By sorebutt
Magruder isn't as good as it once was because so...

Magruder isn't as good as it once was because so much of it has burned and there is so much atv traffic. The other routes are a lot more scenic.

Snow won't be a problem in mid June. We have been...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Mud will be your biggest problem unless the...

Mud will be your biggest problem unless the coming warm weather dries out some of the roads.

What days are you are going to be riding?
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By sorebutt
The tube will seat the bead when you get enough...

The tube will seat the bead when you get enough air in it. Seating the bead on a tubeless tire can be a whole lot more difficult.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By sorebutt
A good loop would be the Idaho side of Hell's...

A good loop would be the Idaho side of Hell's Canyon. You can go from Cottonwood to Joseph Plains to Deer Creek to Pittsburg Landing, where there is a nice campground. You can go back up just past...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By sorebutt
There isn't much snow right now so with a chain...

There isn't much snow right now so with a chain saw you should be able to go almost any where. There are lots of cool places to go. How much time do you have.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
It isn't free when you have to go to the doctor...

It isn't free when you have to go to the doctor and then repair your bike. And besides, Becky and the other women would embarrass me.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,497
Posted By sorebutt
Cut the bottom plate off and weld it back on. Cut...

Cut the bottom plate off and weld it back on. Cut the stand at an angle so the stand will fit flat on the ground. The angle will change so you have to take that into account. Put boards the same...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8,812
Views: 550,865
Posted By sorebutt
I've been there but I'll be dam if I can remember...

I've been there but I'll be dam if I can remember where it was. I do suffer from CRS.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
WOW! That looked like more work than fun. I would...

WOW! That looked like more work than fun. I would like to try it if I were 20 years younger and had enough money to repair the bike.
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By sorebutt
I've never seen anything for other countries, but...

I've never seen anything for other countries, but here are a couple for the US.

http://www.uscampgrounds.info/

http://freecampsites.net/usa/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Here is your request Seth. We rode through...

Here is your request Seth.

We rode through Craig Mt. to Keuterville and then down Graves Creek. Instead of going over Joseph Plains we took the lower road that took us to the road that dropped...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,344
Posted By sorebutt
Can't you afford to wear something better like...

Can't you afford to wear something better like Old Spice.:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
How about we meet at the Dynamart at 8:30 and we...

How about we meet at the Dynamart at 8:30 and we decide where to go. Everyone is invited.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
I got the spraying in yesterday. Today was only...

I got the spraying in yesterday. Today was only good for flying a kite. I put the front tire on, but it was a chore because it was cold. I didn't even try the rear as stiff as that Mitas carcass is. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Mtseeker and I did that ride a couple of summers...

Mtseeker and I did that ride a couple of summers ago. We came from Deer Creek and then did the loop around to the edge of the wilderness area. Then went down Race Creek. Then rode up the Salmon and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
That was a lot of fun. Last weekend we got into...

That was a lot of fun. Last weekend we got into some good mud and I had worn out tires. It gave me a couple of puckers.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
I like the Pittsburg Landing ride. That is always...

I like the Pittsburg Landing ride. That is always great this time of the year. Sunday does look like the best weather. I will have time to get both tires on by then. I sprayed for weeds yesterday and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Anyone thinking about riding this weekend? The...

Anyone thinking about riding this weekend? The weather looks a little bit iffy but might change for the better.

I am currently putting new tires on the GS. The mud last weekend made me decide it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By sorebutt
Happy Birthday Allen. It is hard to believe that...

Happy Birthday Allen. It is hard to believe that you are 39.:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 113,321
Posted By sorebutt
Welcome. I did the Montana 1000 last year with a...

Welcome. I did the Montana 1000 last year with a guy riding a Tenere. That is a nice bike.

We are open for anyone riding with us. There is usually a ride going on every weekend and sometimes...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By sorebutt
I run the TKC 80 on the front of a 800 GS and a...

I run the TKC 80 on the front of a 800 GS and a Mitas e07 on the rear. It is a great combination. They work really well both off road and on pavement. I get over 9000 miles on the front and over 6000...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,312
Views: 393,443
Posted By sorebutt
Seth, you are going to have too much fun with...

Seth, you are going to have too much fun with that ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,038
Posted By sorebutt
I love the PuttAlong handle. :clap

I love the PuttAlong handle. :clap
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