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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By smithe
Nice one!

Nice one!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By smithe
Thanks, it was a rough go, probably my last. I...

Thanks, it was a rough go, probably my last. I finished in 2013 and so I have actually have "been there, done that".
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2015, 02:50 PM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Yup still alive! Race was brutal, about 1/4th of...

Yup still alive! Race was brutal, about 1/4th of the field, including me, did not finish this year. It is what it is and I will get over it. Out on 95 at the furthest aid station the temps were...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2015, 04:39 PM
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Posted By smithe
Big triathlon races over, it's time to freaking...

Big triathlon races over, it's time to freaking ride my motorcycle more!!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6,604
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Posted By smithe
Do newer BMW's have linked brakes? I saw one...

Do newer BMW's have linked brakes? I saw one this morning on the way to work, guy stopped and put only his right leg down so I figure linked brakes or he doesn't realize that you stop better using...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 12:59 PM
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Posted By smithe
This is what I was thinking, or even the new Mad...

This is what I was thinking, or even the new Mad Max Fury Road bad guy Immortan Joe.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Saw a nicely setup KTM this morning around 6:20...

Saw a nicely setup KTM this morning around 6:20 going across Maple St bridge, ADV sticker on the bags, waved, I was on my Tiger.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-05-2015, 08:47 AM
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Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
It's national donut day, 3 dozen donuts, in their...

It's national donut day, 3 dozen donuts, in their original box, will fit in the left Holan 38L pannier!
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-04-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10,649
Views: 1,838,572
Posted By smithe
I love that bike, I should have bought one when...

I love that bike, I should have bought one when the local Ducati dealership was closing up shop, they had one seriously discounted.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 150,575
Posted By smithe
Champion? I have a few of them from Walmart. ...

Champion? I have a few of them from Walmart.

Not Walmart but, a lot of military exchanges sell some stuff call PBX Pro, it's not quite as heavy as under armor but I have a number of their...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-03-2015, 08:24 PM
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Posted By smithe
So I got them installed, they went on really...

So I got them installed, they went on really quickly with just little bit of work, like I have read in a few reviews. I think I will have to do a little more adjusting (big rubber mallet) to get...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-02-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By smithe
I wont get to the install of the Holan 38L set...

I wont get to the install of the Holan 38L set until tomorrow. Got delayed by the rear tire on my triathlon bike having a blow out among other things.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-01-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5,993
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Posted By smithe
I will be able to give measurements of Holan...

I will be able to give measurements of Holan Nomda's tomorrow after I get home from work and get them installed. They arrived into town today and go out for delivery tomorrow, I can't wait!
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 01:14 PM
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Views: 1,838,572
Posted By smithe
Looks like a Valkyrie Interstate to me.

Looks like a Valkyrie Interstate to me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 12:20 PM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
This is one of those comments/times where I wish...

This is one of those comments/times where I wish there was a "like" button.
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,556
Views: 302,208
Posted By smithe
Same price listed here in Spokane, WA at one of...

Same price listed here in Spokane, WA at one of the dealers, 2015 in pearl white at $3,199.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Shoot, I figured after we talked there was no way...

Shoot, I figured after we talked there was no way you would stop Rick! Anything good in there?




There was another BMW either ahead of you or behind you and I saw quite a few in the Spokane...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Hah! Were you heading out there around 3-330? I...

Hah! Were you heading out there around 3-330? I actually saw 2 BMW's heading that way on I90 around then. The boots are pretty freaking nice for that, have they broken in for you at all width wise?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 10:09 AM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
I plan on being there!

I plan on being there!
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2015, 10:01 AM
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Views: 150,575
Posted By smithe
Count me as another who uses the walmart tarp for...

Count me as another who uses the walmart tarp for a bike cover and I also have used one as a ground cloth for my tent.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
Thanks, and yeah you are right, I suspect it wont...

Thanks, and yeah you are right, I suspect it wont matter one bit once I am riding!

I knew I would not go with the stock ones for all kinds of reasons. I am currently going through every post in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 02:19 PM
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Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
Thanks, that does tell me the brackets are not...

Thanks, that does tell me the brackets are not symmetrical and they used the bag width to balance it out. I don't know why but I am really bothered by the uneven bag size way of evening out the...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-12-2015, 01:35 PM
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Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
Are the bags unequal in size or is that an...

Are the bags unequal in size or is that an optical illusion and are the brackets symmetrical? I am struggling to pick bags for my Tex and am going back and forth between a couple different ones.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
I am off on Mondays, well Sat-Mon and would be up...

I am off on Mondays, well Sat-Mon and would be up for some Monday riding. Right now only pavement really but starting after June 28th, I would leave the pavement.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 05:29 PM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Don't know much about the BMW's really but it...

Don't know much about the BMW's really but it sounds like what you are looking at is a pretty good deal. I saw this Tiger 800 XC (http://spokane.craigslist.org/mcy/4953570581.html) on CL today. Has...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-27-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
I am running Full Bores, don't have a ton of...

I am running Full Bores, don't have a ton of miles on them yet but so far I am really liking them. They seem to turn really easy, grip is good on the pavement, only done a little bit of gravel and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 08:25 AM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
What are you looking to get as a replacement?

What are you looking to get as a replacement?
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 150,575
Posted By smithe
Proof that everyone is very different right here....

Proof that everyone is very different right here. I have the same bag that I set on a ozark trail thermarest knockoff wearing shorts, t-shirt, socks and am comfortable at about 40 degrees, beanie on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 02:37 PM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
The two that popped in my head immediately are...

The two that popped in my head immediately are Palouse Falls here in WA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palouse_Falls) and Multnomah Falls (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multnomah_Falls) in Oregon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 09:11 PM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
That was really great, I was surprised to see so...

That was really great, I was surprised to see so many people there to watch it! I hope they can keep it up as well, they did a really good job.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
running late what's new

running late what's new
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Is it ok if I bring food with me, dairy and I...

Is it ok if I bring food with me, dairy and I aren't the best of friends and I have filled my quota of taking chances for the week. :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 11:26 AM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 09:59 AM
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Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
I might make it, got a late start on my bicycle...

I might make it, got a late start on my bicycle ride, 35 miles down 15 to go. I am also iffy on my shoulders surviving the high winds. I definitely will be at the movie.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Not gonna lie, riding a motorcycle up a narrow...

Not gonna lie, riding a motorcycle up a narrow road with no guard rail and 20-30 mph winds doesn't sound one bit fun. If that's how it's going to be tomorrow, I will probably bow out but will show...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Good sized group, it's going to be a fun day!

Good sized group, it's going to be a fun day!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
Jacket will be with me and redneckmech's hat in...

Jacket will be with me and redneckmech's hat in case he shows up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6,604
Views: 426,195
Posted By smithe
I know you already knew this from the pre...

I know you already knew this from the pre planning but I am in.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-20-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5,993
Views: 1,126,397
Posted By smithe
I have ridden my Tiger "off road", mostly dirt...

I have ridden my Tiger "off road", mostly dirt roads, a little gravel and even a few big, but shallow, puddles of water. Was no fun with the stock Metzeler tires but I went slow and got through it. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By smithe
I forgot to mention on Saturday that I tried the...

I forgot to mention on Saturday that I tried the Firstgear boots and they were too snug for my feet. Good luck!
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