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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 35,672
Posted By Almost There
Can't make the ride but wanted to show off my new...

Can't make the ride but wanted to show off my new toy. Not exactly a barn find but close. Brought it home Friday not running but in great shape. Just got back from a 80mph rip down the street. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Almost There
I could believe the 40% failure rate. I was...

I could believe the 40% failure rate. I was scared to death when I took the class. Had a lady behind me that couldn't figure out the difference between the clutch and throttle. Was sure I was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 38,317
Posted By Almost There
Barn find.....I thought you could only use that...

Barn find.....I thought you could only use that on craigslist.:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Almost There
Looks like fun. I did a week of B&B riding a few...

Looks like fun. I did a week of B&B riding a few years ago up there. They were all a little fancy for walking in all covered in dirt.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Way too fast for me but maybe you guys can handle...

Way too fast for me but maybe you guys can handle it. The other bike is just as impressive.



http://portland.craigslist.org/yam/mcy/5038314219.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/5024101731....

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/5024101731.html

What the............:huh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 38,317
Posted By Almost There
Exactly what I was thinking. My back hurts just...

Exactly what I was thinking. My back hurts just thinking about that many miles on that bike. Freaking warrior to do that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
It must be bad if they aren't going to rebuild it...

It must be bad if they aren't going to rebuild it themselves. :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By Almost There
I would walk in with a wallet full of cash and...

I would walk in with a wallet full of cash and see what their real price is.

I always buy used but I suppose somebody needs to buy new first.

I picked up my damn near spotless 05 that was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,075
Posted By Almost There
Great news. You better go buy a lottery ticket...

Great news. You better go buy a lottery ticket now. :D

I keep thinking I will try it again but happy with the bikes I have for now so haven't bothered.

If your insurance won't cover it try...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Not many details but price is good. ...

Not many details but price is good.

http://portland.craigslist.org/grg/mcy/5003447143.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Which one of you owns this thing? :D ...

Which one of you owns this thing? :D


http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/4976674551.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Are these made of gold or something? :huh ...

Are these made of gold or something? :huh

"If the bike does not sell I will keep it for myself, no joke.":rofl

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/4974917124.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,679
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,539,638
Posted By Almost There
I am really on the fence about this but between a...

I am really on the fence about this but between a new job and riding my DR I just haven't been riding the Versys much.

28,800 great miles. Happy Trails panniers with no name top box, Leo Vince...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,075
Posted By Almost There
Keep us updated. That is exactly the situation I...

Keep us updated. That is exactly the situation I had. Took about a month but I got a letter saying bring the plate back. The DMV lady I talked to in Salem said they are giving special attention to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Good point. I forgot about the value/price...

Good point. I forgot about the value/price difference. There would be paperwork on a donation that large. Damn paperwork. So that blows my getting rich theory. He would only be getting around a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
No arguement there. I lost interest after...

No arguement there. I lost interest after reading Harley.:D

From the mathmatical side though I think I see where he came up with the pricing. That was all I was trying to spit out. Write off...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Couple hundred write off? I hope you don't do...

Couple hundred write off? I hope you don't do your own taxes :rofl

An $18,500 donation is around a $6,100 write off if he is in my tax bracket. Probably more assuming he is making more than I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
But it reduces it. If he has that much money to...

But it reduces it. If he has that much money to throw around he is probably looking for ways to reduce his bill.

Use the write off then pocket the money from selling it. If he is in a high...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
Is he is going to write off $18,505 and put...

Is he is going to write off $18,505 and put $12,500 in his pocket? :evil Must be nice.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,075
Posted By Almost There
Getting the plate is easy. Keeping it is not. I...

Getting the plate is easy. Keeping it is not. I have had two plates pulled now once the paper work gets to Salem. You want a title, you mail back the plate.

From what I was told if you have a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Almost There
Can't help with camping. My wife and I spent a...

Can't help with camping. My wife and I spent a week going from place to place and stayed at some nice B&Bs.

I would recommend riding the loop from Victoria to Port Renfrew to Lake Cowichan. It...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-24-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By Almost There
I want to hear more about the tail dragger.

I want to hear more about the tail dragger.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,623
Posted By Almost There
Rain? It never rains here. At least not enough...

Rain? It never rains here. At least not enough to not ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
The infamous "It will run with a little...

The infamous "It will run with a little work":evil Does look like fun though.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-10-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,676
Posted By Almost There
I can't really help with the cheap part but I...

I can't really help with the cheap part but I would say double whatever size you think you need. I have a 3 bay 28x36 and it is packed. By the time you put some bikes, tools, and a truck in there...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By Almost There
That is pretty much the route I took with my son....

That is pretty much the route I took with my son. Beautiful country. We dropped into Skagway and caught a ferry south.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
I went to buy this one today and didn't even...

I went to buy this one today and didn't even bother with a test ride. Nice guy but the bike needs a ton of work. Was looking for something cheap for my son but this wasn't going to work. I was...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-21-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 92,584
Posted By Almost There
Good read and great timing.

Good read and great timing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By Almost There
I prefer narrow bars but I'm usually doing narrow...

I prefer narrow bars but I'm usually doing narrow trails. The only negative for me is that you lose some space on the bars. By the time I mount a GPS and roll chart holder there isn't much room...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,277
Posted By Almost There
$124? Pay it and move on with your life. ...

$124? Pay it and move on with your life. Especially if it isn't going to raise your insurance.

For every ticket I have received I have earned thousands more. I'd rather pay up than spend...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,738
Posted By Almost There
Get a trailer. I did a hitch hauler on my Tacoma...

Get a trailer. I did a hitch hauler on my Tacoma and was never very happy with it. Looks like you have aftermarket suspension but I can tell you that the stock suspension didn't appreciate the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
"Street legal washington plates". Kiss of death...

"Street legal washington plates". Kiss of death there. Been there done that. Oregon is going over Washington bikes with a fine tooth comb now that they are able to plate dirt bikes. If it isn't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Almost There
Good luck with the dog. Most places won't allow...

Good luck with the dog. Most places won't allow it.

I have a rental house and don't allow dogs. Last tenant brought in a dog for a month and it cost me all the carpets and a couple door...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,099
Posted By Almost There
Must be a damn big cave. I run my pellet stove...

Must be a damn big cave. I run my pellet stove on the lowest setting and it heats a 1500sqft house. $200 worth of pellets lasts over a year.

I would spend half that much in gas just to go cut...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,234
Posted By Almost There
How many people that don't smoke now are going to...

How many people that don't smoke now are going to start just because it is legal. Can't be that many.

You can buy it anywhere now and that isn't going to change. Can't really imagine a lot of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,099
Posted By Almost There
$4500 for a pellet stove?:huh If you have a...

$4500 for a pellet stove?:huh If you have a weekend you can do just about all of it yourself. I think I might have spent $1800 on everything but I did the whole thing myself.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-05-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,099
Posted By Almost There
My pellet stove paid for itself in under two...

My pellet stove paid for itself in under two years vs sticking with the electric furnace and PGE.:eek1 Heats a 1400sq house easily on the lowest setting.

If you already have a chimney in you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By Almost There
Dammit!! Now I need a sidecar.

Dammit!! Now I need a sidecar.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,296
Posted By Almost There
The contact info said call Katy.

The contact info said call Katy.
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