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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 9,623
Posted By Claytonroy
^ I think you meant to say the route varies each...

^ I think you meant to say the route varies each year. The starting location/ meet up spot is the same as the last couple years.

There are dozens of breakfast places within a mile in any...
Forum: Trials 01-12-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 45,405
Posted By Claytonroy
'86 TLR200 Oregon Coast/ Coos Bay

No photos...but just popped up today.

Described as "rough" but runs good.

http://oregoncoast.craigslist.org/mcy/4284455366.html

Maybe worth investigating if you need hard parts.
Forum: Trials 01-12-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 191,271
Posted By Claytonroy
WTB TLR200 Style Front Fender

Needing a front fender to finish a Honda project...

The trials type front mudguard - close fitting, fuller coverage with a simple support strut and fender flap - as seen on the TLR200, Montesa &...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,403
Views: 533,515
Posted By Claytonroy
Suzuki Titan T500 Parts - You like Patina?

I acquired a large lot of Suzuki Titan T500 parts. Body work, wheels, four tanks, handlebars, fenders and a couple of motors. Service manuals as well. Too much to list..

Nothing I'd call mint...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By Claytonroy
Conti Go! Lot's of 18" options

I've run the BT-45's quite a bit...they are a very good tire all around for classic sized rims.

But for me, I like trying different options, especially as new rubber compound technology makes...
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By Claytonroy
With newer construction it's very common for them...

With newer construction it's very common for them to use "green" wood and seal up wet lumber because they're on a timeline.

I suspect you're dealing with a moisture related issue more than...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,025,172
Posted By Claytonroy
Plus 8% Washington Sales Tax to Vancouver...

Plus 8% Washington Sales Tax to Vancouver residents.

:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,025,172
Posted By Claytonroy
18" Shinko DOT Street Knobby

Shinko SR-241 Tire 4.0 X 18" (equates to @ 110/80/18). Tighter block pattern, more of a Scrambler tire than a DOT knobby. Front or rear use.

Less than 100 miles, mounted once. I paid $72 with...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,119
Views: 132,506
Posted By Claytonroy
Far From Rare

Since when does a Kawasaki KZ1000 ex Police bike, with 48,000 miles, warrant a $6500 asking price?

http://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/mcy/4261246775.html

That's a serious WTF.

I swear the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 77,049
Posted By Claytonroy
Valve Springs - Beehive

Question ~ for those of us running a higher lift cam like HRC or some of the Megacycle grinds.

Has anyone tried the high performance "beehive" style single springs vs. the typical double valve...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By Claytonroy
I think you're unaware that Heidenau makes a line...

I think you're unaware that Heidenau makes a line of scooter tires as well.

:fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,398
Posted By Claytonroy
Sr250

Hope the bike checks out...looks like a fun back road & townie bike!

What are you going for - looks, performance, or ideally both?

Some of those tires on the inspirational bikes look "Brat" but...
Forum: The Garage 12-29-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By Claytonroy
Electric versions are worth considering...a...

Electric versions are worth considering...a friend loaned me his Harbor Freight Electric Impact wrench to use when I was replacing shocks on a '67 Olds Cutlass, and I was surprised at how well it...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-25-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By Claytonroy
Vendors section?

Vendors section?
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By Claytonroy
Subjective tire advice - Heidenau

Since your stock rim sizes are 19" front and 18" rear, you'll have lots of dual purpose tires to pick from.

Big block, aggressive & oversize knobbies look cool but aren't suited for the 80% of...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,680
Posted By Claytonroy
Not hard to find right now...albeit pricey. As of...

Not hard to find right now...albeit pricey. As of this week, there are at least 3 Honda GB500's for sale on the West Coast from $4500-6000.

GB's are reliable, great handling bikes that hold their...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,680
Posted By Claytonroy
MZ Yamaha 660cc lump

How about one of the MZ single cylinder variants sold a decade or so ago? They all ran the reliable Yamaha 660cc 5 valve single.

I believe the Standard bike (handlebar, no fairiing) was called...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,222
Posted By Claytonroy
Who puts a decklid luggage rack on a kit car? ...

Who puts a decklid luggage rack on a kit car?

I'd bet all of my kitchen fridge magnets that's a real B or C coupe.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,359
Posted By Claytonroy
Please tell us about your board. In the earlier...

Please tell us about your board. In the earlier photos, it looks like a Fish...who shaped it, is it Epoxy?

I really want to build a surf rack for my bike...it seems like a high volume short board...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,222
Posted By Claytonroy
British Boxer - Douglas

Some of you may recognize this bike...which has been sitting inside Alberta Tire & Wheel for at least the last decade:

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/mcy/4166415548.html

I'm partial to the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,025,172
Posted By Claytonroy
Brand New SealLine Dry Bags for Cheap!

I have a 3 brand new Seal Line dry bags...would like to sell them all for a package deal.

-SealLine "See" 5 liter - blue tint, see through HD vinyl construction. Retail new $19.95.

-SealLine...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Claytonroy
Thank you both! And yes, I'd love some gravel in...

Thank you both! And yes, I'd love some gravel in the mix. For tires,
I'm running Heidenau K60 Scouts.

:ricky

Once I turn off in Superior, MT I've got about 90 minutes of mixed dirt,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By Claytonroy
Route Advice Across WA - Small Bike Headed East

Riding a 400cc Honda Single..headed 45 minutes East of the Idaho/Montana border (Superior, MT to be precise).

Trying to avoid the boredom of I-90 and my bike is happier at 60-65 than jockeying...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,541
Posted By Claytonroy
Jon-Lars and Shojimon nailed it. Membership...

Jon-Lars and Shojimon nailed it.

Membership or not, this VME sponsored event is a great gathering of enthusiasts and bikes you've probably only seen pictured in magazines or coffee table books. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Claytonroy
Ring of Fire was filmed in and around Vernonia,...

Ring of Fire was filmed in and around Vernonia, Oregon. I doubt this Olympic area train wreckage is related to this movie. RoF featured burning train trestles, which were destroyed in the stunts....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By Claytonroy
Astoria has a Sunday Market on 12th street which...

Astoria has a Sunday Market on 12th street which runs May- October.

Visit the Fort George Brewery!

:beer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,669
Posted By Claytonroy
Most years, I think June is too early for...

Most years, I think June is too early for reasonable access to all the goods Idaho has to offer. But since we've had a year of low snow pack and the driest 1st quarter on record, I suspect Idaho...
Forum: The Garage 04-30-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Claytonroy
Ideally, no thread is showing above the nipple,...

Ideally, no thread is showing above the nipple, nor is there more than 2mm showing inside the rim channel (less to grind off).

Calculating spoke length is something best left to experienced...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,222
Posted By Claytonroy
Well Sorted Husqvarna TE250

Seller seems to be motivated...

Wish I had the $3K!

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/mcy/3765507273.html


:ricky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,222
Posted By Claytonroy
'88 Honda NX250

This dirtbag must have heard about the SFRC Alley Sweeper ride tomorrow. His NX was priced at $1200 this morning....now he's got it listed at $1400.

:huh
...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,864
Posted By Claytonroy
Yes, that's correct...thread engagement was not...

Yes, that's correct...thread engagement was not deep enough. This would also be the case if you had to grind off +/-1cm at the bottom of the nipple. And grinding off the excess is necessary to...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,864
Posted By Claytonroy
Spoke Length Critical

Not to dampen anyone's enthusiasm, but make sure you know the correct length and other dimensions before you order from an amateur or questionable supplier.

I've seen auctions on Ebay for...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,362
Posted By Claytonroy
Have you tried tightening them with an electric...

Have you tried tightening them with an electric impact driver?

I think the vibration would help greatly and you would not risk over torquing them.
Forum: The Garage 03-07-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,698
Posted By Claytonroy
More Tips - Four Groups - Cross at 3rd

Lots of good advice, especially from Steve. Be aware that some tips only apply to certain style hubs and lacing patterns. My method doesn't work for straight pull hubs/elbowless spokes. But it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,222
Posted By Claytonroy
Cool2 TU250X for $2K

I doubt this will last long:

http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/mcy/3649499991.html

Looks clean and barely broken in. Priced at about half of what you'd pay for a new one OTD after the dealer...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,730
Posted By Claytonroy
Laugh Great 3 Season Setup

Last year I bought both a Thermarest "30th Anniversary" mattress and the new Neoair.

After comparing the two, I'd have to say I'm a Neoair convert. It packs down tiny and only weighs 1lb. To give...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By Claytonroy
After researching the cheaper...

After researching the cheaper silicone-the-spoke-nipple method vs. the $100 Tubliss, I don't think comparing the two is fair.

The tubliss is anchored below the bead and exerts sideways pressure...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Claytonroy
Good Grinds

They know their stuff...I'm very happy with the "all around" mid range cam I added to my bike a few years back. They also refaced my Honda RFCV followers (and possibly others) to better than OEM. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-21-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Claytonroy
Is that 26K miles on the original chain and...

Is that 26K miles on the original chain and sprockets?
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Claytonroy
Kill Switch - Check the internals

Split the clamshell containing the guts of the kill switch. I suspect your problem is deeper, even though you already checked the wires exiting the switch. Clean out the internals and make sure the...
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