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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By greenjeans
what's with the hippie/hemp connection guys? at...

what's with the hippie/hemp connection guys? at the end of a long days ride some of US would rather have a toke than a shot..:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,669
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,177,342
Posted By greenjeans
kids riding gear

Hey all, back in 2009 i bought some good gear for my youngin', the coat is in brand new condition, he never did take to riding and wore it a couple times, and the pants are almost as new...they were...
Forum: Airheads 04-14-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By greenjeans
a little more info

I guess i should describe better, it's a 1995 GSPD classic with a big full 9g nylon tank, i had just filled it to the brim and then rode 22 mi home, now that i write this i am banging my head...
Forum: Airheads 04-13-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By greenjeans
R100GSPD tank proplem

After a nice ride the other day my bike fell over while parked and somehow the gas cap must have got rattled. Now the gas cap doesn't seal perfectly, inside the tank i can see some damage to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,032
Posted By greenjeans
I like this thread... it says a bit about folks...

I like this thread... it says a bit about folks who have strong opinions about things they have no experience with. if you grew up in the west or went to fight a foreign war or your under 70 your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,032
Posted By greenjeans
I'm old enough to remember Jimmy Carter as...

I'm old enough to remember Jimmy Carter as pres.....decrim in my home state..and alot of great safety meetings over the years....there was a time when my beer was 3.2%alc and my weed was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,092
Posted By greenjeans
me likey!

me likey!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By greenjeans
Hey now

It's great that you have the inclination to ride & explore while your in the NW, i can't offer advice on the drivers license but if you buy a bike here i doubt anyone will even ask you if you have...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 29,381
Posted By greenjeans
Just a basic folding stool for me, it has no...

Just a basic folding stool for me, it has no backrest but i can lean it against a tree or picnic table, i got it at a garage sale for a couple bucks, it straps on top of my load, sets up in....it's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By greenjeans
If your in the Astoria area and you want a local...

If your in the Astoria area and you want a local to show you around for a day i could do that, i do like to stop by the fort george pub/brewery and have a pint. and there are some great back roads...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By greenjeans
My bud is coming up from cresent city for this...

My bud is coming up from cresent city for this event...but are they offering special deals or something? why drive all up in seattle, i told him to size himself online and shop used, i paid about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9,094
Views: 1,816,400
Posted By greenjeans
i never wanted to be a....

Iv'e had several people ask me the same ?, usually i'm in some small town at the end of a long day securing whatever good beer i can find, it's happened maybe 3 times....i wear a darien hi viz...
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By greenjeans
wolfman

i like my wolfman ugly rubber ducky tankbag, straps on tight to different tanks, my GSA, KLR & R100GSPD it's waterproof & tough...nice color too:evil
Forum: Airheads 03-05-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,810
Posted By greenjeans
a list of goodstops in the west

I was thinking a list of good places to aim for while traveling through Oregon would come in handy, so i'll start with summer lake hot springs, it's a few miles out of Paisley and is a greatplace to...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-21-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,479
Posted By greenjeans
Bmw = $

I rode my klr to the arctic troublefree and then sucomed to the lure of the Amazing GSA, when it functioned properly it was the most fun iv'e ever had....but for the money spent and the mechanical...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,710
Posted By greenjeans
blow me

I remember that day, we left work at st v's hospital, and headed up to west hills with a case a beer and a bunch of joints and enjoyed the show as all the ash headed east, pretty much what i would do...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By greenjeans
Thanks for the advice i will pass on the stock...

Thanks for the advice i will pass on the stock setup and play with the supertrap discs for a little less volume.
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By greenjeans
stock exhaust vs aftermarket

so my GSPD has a super trap muffler on it and i can't take the volume, my first choice would be a staintune but the cost is over the top, 850 just for the mufler, ouch, but on ebay there is a full...
Forum: Airheads 05-08-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By greenjeans
Crash bar ???

I finally got my '95 GSPD classic back from the shop and it is so fun to ride, the one thing i hate is the crash bar/kickstand combo, it was obviously dropped on that side and bent enough that the...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,441
Posted By greenjeans
smart wool

I went on a spring trip to Utah a couple years back and before i left i went to REI and checked out wicking underlayer options and i tried some light pants called smartwool they were good from 45 to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Rip
Views: 1,154
Posted By greenjeans
I took the time to walk the road and survey the...

I took the time to walk the road and survey the scene yesterday and i too wonder what happened, the corner is a slow sweeper, the line off the shoulder of the road into the ditch isn't crazy like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Rip
Views: 1,154
Posted By greenjeans
Rip

Hate to post this...i live in Jewell and as i was leaving my place today there was some sort of bike wreck, and already a large crowd of folks trying to help so i just wen't on my way...but on my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,106
Posted By greenjeans
love/hate the greens

great little viddy, the OBDR is still an undiscovered treasure....would this be true if it had been marketed as a recreation destination...doubts..my guess is the lawsuits and tactics used by the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
re

thanks for the advise & comments guys...Scapegoat, i appreciate the mention of a bike loan....looks like i can work a few extra projects in in stead of traveling this month...one of them is to get my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
2 weeks and still waiting

the dealer has had the bike since the 17th of August...i just made my monthly payment...i spoke with the service manager today and he told me that the bearing is at the shop but without the proper...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
re

no....i think more like Blew My Wad....meaning cash...the dealer is going to replace parts in the final drive...i forget which bearing....the one that's to blame i hope.....asfor the tranny i can...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
where it stands

looks like the dealership has confirmed the final drive is bad/out of spec and there going in to see what's bad...as for the tranny there acting a little tight on that one...seems they don't believe...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
eugene/tigard dealership

i hope your experience is the standard Bruce, my bike was in there hands for over a month waiting for a part from Germany just last spring. they did finally give me a loaner but not until i learned...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
re

the twilight zone......OMFG...i never wanted to go there and 12K seems like premature entry.....like a total rip...i'll post as the saga unfolds.....be kind beemer gods:cry gj
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,534
Posted By greenjeans
12000 mi final drive/tranny WTF!

My '09 GSA has been a fun ride and has never left me stranded...but...at my recent 12K level 2 service that was performed here in Oregon by an independent BMW guru i was told/shown 2 big...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,569
Posted By greenjeans
iv'e had good experiences dealing with Hansons in...

iv'e had good experiences dealing with Hansons in Medford, my buddy in Cresent city is over there alot and always has great things to say about them. must be true. hope the rest of your journey is...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2010, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,827
Posted By greenjeans
420 is a goal i can handle :D

420 is a goal i can handle
:D
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By greenjeans
MY '09 GSA does it, but runs great even when it...

MY '09 GSA does it, but runs great even when it does, so i figure it's no problem.
Forum: Americas 06-20-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,568
Posted By greenjeans
the way this spring has been in the PNW you would...

the way this spring has been in the PNW you would miss the protection from cold/rain of the full stitch, i would consider packing your mesh gear and swapping the pads from the arrowstich, i adapted a...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By greenjeans
west of Burns, maybe 20 or so miles it...

west of Burns, maybe 20 or so miles it starts...continues for 10-20 miles west.
Forum: Americas 06-11-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By greenjeans
Hot springs

what could be better after a long day of riding either perfect or poor, a hot soak in natural heated water....AHHH. so that's what i'm all about right now plotting out some good tours of states that...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By greenjeans
Oregon hwy 20

Just came through on Wed. and had to endure a 20 or so mile stretch of chip sealing. lotsa flying gravel and dust, the line of traffic was a mile with lotsa semi truck dust and shit in the air, then...
Forum: Americas 06-11-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By greenjeans
re

when i rode up to the arctic circle in '07 the weather changed constantly....like everywhere only more extreme....the bugs? ya they SUCK, but only if you take a break longer than....a couple pic's, a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By greenjeans
my rear OEM shock , bike is an '09 GSA with ESA,...

my rear OEM shock , bike is an '09 GSA with ESA, started to leak at just under 5K, dealer warenteed the replacement, i love the ease of suspension adjustments coming off rough gravel. it's fun to...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,712
Posted By greenjeans
suxs

iv'e tipped over twice and fell over while ridding some rough dirt once, it is an ego bruise for sure....but it sounds like both u & your ride are fine...and the good side is you know can pick up the...
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