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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,930
Posted By 1911fan
Main thing is get some time on your bike. It's...

Main thing is get some time on your bike. It's ok to be a gear whore, too- ask my wife, she says I'm one. I'm turning her into one too. Try on as much gear as possible, or buy from places that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 476,721
Posted By 1911fan
Anybody know the story on the second grave? Died...

Anybody know the story on the second grave? Died in January, found in April?



1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,639
Posted By 1911fan
You're. [/KLAY] Though I agree with your point....

You're. [/KLAY] Though I agree with your point.




1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 895
Posted By 1911fan
All good, except the tolls will drive folks out...

All good, except the tolls will drive folks out of the HOV lanes into the other lanes, thus increasing traffic in those lanes. So the toll will affect ALL drivers, whehter they pay the toll or not....
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By 1911fan
Why not just keep the E for dirt, and ride the S...

Why not just keep the E for dirt, and ride the S on the street and/or dirt? There are four DS bikes in my garage, each with a different range of abilities.
Of course, one of them is a plated...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By 1911fan
Maybe. Which sensor? 1911fan

Maybe. Which sensor?


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-27-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
I'll be there in a week or so. Have to try it! ...

I'll be there in a week or so. Have to try it!


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,436
Posted By 1911fan
I've run 606s on several bikes and they've done...

I've run 606s on several bikes and they've done great. Good wear, great in the dirt. And on the street too, I had them on a KLR650 and could damn near scrape pegs. They didn't hold up on my 990,...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16,160
Views: 1,943,932
Posted By 1911fan
Try rerouting the throttle cables, ...

Try rerouting the throttle cables,


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 13,382
Posted By 1911fan
Hippiebrian does, and no doubt will be along...

Hippiebrian does, and no doubt will be along shortly to tell you you're wrong. Despite his total lack of track time.


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-26-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
Been there and plan to go again. 1911fan

Been there and plan to go again.


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-26-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
nah brah, chocolate ika just seems wrong. ...

nah brah, chocolate ika just seems wrong.


I lived in Kapaa for a while, in the early 80's. Was pretty laid back.


1911fan
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,436
Posted By 1911fan
The Mefo was the only tire that my KTM 990 didn't...

The Mefo was the only tire that my KTM 990 didn't chew up in short order, but I think it's to hard a compound for the much lighter DRZ.


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-26-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
Oh hell yes, that's mostly what I do when I'm...

Oh hell yes, that's mostly what I do when I'm there, usually gain a pound a day. Unfortunately, I'm already at max gross due the holidays and my lack of self-restraint. The folks have an exercise...
Forum: Regional forums 12-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
Tiny's is long gone, burned down 20+ years ago. ...

Tiny's is long gone, burned down 20+ years ago. I still camp on the icicle sometimes; I like fresh trout and eggs for breakfast. Fry up some bacon, fry the eggs in the grease, fry the trout.......
Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25,159
Views: 4,439,436
Posted By 1911fan
Nice buy, I paid $1800 for about the same thing...

Nice buy, I paid $1800 for about the same thing this summer.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,243
Posted By 1911fan
John Moses Browning was God's right hand. ...

John Moses Browning was God's right hand.

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/7296/1489/1600/glockv1911.jpg


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-24-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
We're in Cashmere, near Wenatchee, pretty much...

We're in Cashmere, near Wenatchee, pretty much dead center in the state. My wife grew up here, in Leavenworth; I grew up on Oahu with some time on Kauai. I kinda miss Hawaii, especially the food,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 35,685
Views: 9,038,997
Posted By 1911fan
Do strippers like cold beer? 1911fan

Do strippers like cold beer?


1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-24-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10,425
Views: 2,164,047
Posted By 1911fan
What, exactly, is he selling? That made my brain...

What, exactly, is he selling? That made my brain hurt.


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
Hope they are there when I get there in a week. ...

Hope they are there when I get there in a week.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,243
Posted By 1911fan
1911 like the pistol, and I've owned and shot a...

1911 like the pistol, and I've owned and shot a bunch of them. Most of mine have run fine without much/any tweaking. Oddly enough, the one that needed the most tweaking was gunsmith modified and I...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,243
Posted By 1911fan
Umm, yeah.... optimized, that's it! I saw...

Umm, yeah.... optimized, that's it!

I saw above that Leatt is aware of the issue. Wonder what they'll do. You'd think they'd have a few beta testers, I'd be willing to be one.
Hey Leatt, I'm...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,243
Posted By 1911fan
I dunno.... I was slammed onto my side in rocky...

I dunno.... I was slammed onto my side in rocky ground at about 35mph and didn't break a rib. The Thor protected me as well as possible. Yes, I broke things. To be expected. But, with all the...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,243
Posted By 1911fan
I've been running a Thor Impact Rig for a couple...

I've been running a Thor Impact Rig for a couple years now. A couple months ago I got slammed onto rock ground at 35mph, left shoulder/knee/hip. I cracked my collarbone and most likely shoulder...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35,685
Views: 9,038,997
Posted By 1911fan
I thought that was a pic of a squid in it's...

I thought that was a pic of a squid in it's natural habitat. Note the lack of riding gear, and the water.


1911fan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,815
Posted By 1911fan
Dunno about on bikes, but in cages the safest...

Dunno about on bikes, but in cages the safest thing to do is usually hit the deer. Beats dodging into the timber at whatever speed, and if you hit the brakes the stupid thing is just as likely to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 13,382
Posted By 1911fan
Don't worry, he'll have one. Just can't admit...

Don't worry, he'll have one. Just can't admit he's wrong and STFU. Time to punt this to JoMamma.



1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 476,721
Posted By 1911fan
Yup, Imnaha. I must be making mine to easy. ...

Yup, Imnaha. I must be making mine to easy.

Take it away, Mortimer!



1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 476,721
Posted By 1911fan
Sure. Nearest town? ...

Sure.

Nearest town?

http://i104.photobucket.com/albums/m194/NCWMike/Moto%20Pics/photo_zps5551da2e.jpg (http://s104.photobucket.com/user/NCWMike/media/Moto%20Pics/photo_zps5551da2e.jpg.html)
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 13,382
Posted By 1911fan
"Today, I'm convinced I'm able to slow my bike...

"Today, I'm convinced I'm able to slow my bike down and evade collisions far better due to my track time."

This is the OP's opinion. You can quote all the (apparently meaningless) studies you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 476,721
Posted By 1911fan
Squitch Lake. 1911fan

Squitch Lake.


1911fan
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,148
Posted By 1911fan
Not moto gear, but: Mrs1911fan just surprised...

Not moto gear, but:
Mrs1911fan just surprised me with a brand new bigass Toshiba laptop to replace my ailing Acer. We aren't giving each other anything for Christmas, but she says "It's not a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By 1911fan
Valid point though- Adam Smith called it the...

Valid point though- Adam Smith called it the "dollar vote".


1911fan
Forum: Regional forums 12-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 921
Views: 132,262
Posted By 1911fan
Can anybody hook an ex-kamaaina up with good...

Can anybody hook an ex-kamaaina up with good cheap lodging on the Kona side? Mrs1911fan and I will be there early January for a couple of days.

PM me, please!


1911fan

EDIT: Thanks,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,370
Posted By 1911fan
Irony. I've read the book. 1911fan

Irony.

I've read the book.

1911fan
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,370
Posted By 1911fan
Who is John Galt? 1911fan

Who is John Galt?


1911fan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By 1911fan
lol.... didn't know there was a Harley worth that...

lol.... didn't know there was a Harley worth that much. And with no pics, either.



1911fan
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-15-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By 1911fan
Help needed in Pueblo

Asking for a little help here for my wife. I have no idea what she's up to (my Christmas present?) but she needs to talk to somebody in Pueblo.
If somebody would PM me their contact info I'll just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 13,639
Posted By 1911fan
I see similar behavior on the way to work. ...

I see similar behavior on the way to work. Almost into town, there's a pretty good hill. Semis don't get up it very fast, the heavy ones are very slow and have flashers on. I'm amazed at how often...
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