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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
BTDT in 2013 and it caused me to miss my own...

BTDT in 2013 and it caused me to miss my own BOM1000 Ride. I've joined a gym and have done a consistent month of exercising 5 days a week (I consider it my chance to watch the DIY channel while on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
But it really is better than wearing out the...

But it really is better than wearing out the sprocket. . .
Forum: The Garage 02-18-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,497
Posted By Timmer
They gave me a flyer last week during my last...

They gave me a flyer last week during my last visit.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,497
Posted By Timmer
BTW, the $299 price will be in effect 3/6-8/2015...

BTW, the $299 price will be in effect 3/6-8/2015 during their 'Huge Parking Lot Sale'.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-14-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
Nothing like 'spreading the love'in a small town....

Nothing like 'spreading the love'in a small town. . .
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Timmer
Congratulations for getting out and just doing it.

Congratulations for getting out and just doing it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
We'll also get a preliminary route that can be...

We'll also get a preliminary route that can be loaded into Basecamp or Mapsource so those users can preview and comment on the route with software they may be more familiar with.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
For those who haven't seen the route, we're...

For those who haven't seen the route, we're including a segment on the Gravellies! There will be a chance also to ride both the Magruder and the Lolo Motorway plus optionally pick up portions of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Timmer
This can be a nice route; if I didn't have other...

This can be a nice route; if I didn't have other plans, I'd really like to do it. The weather certainly looks favorable.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,994
Posted By Timmer
2015 Best of Montana 1000

We're planning for the 2015 Best of Montana 1000 (6th year running) which will be run from Saturday, July 18 to Friday, July 24 (with possible extensions as the route develops).

See the blog for...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,807
Views: 1,106,991
Posted By Timmer
What kind of sewing machine did you use to sew...

What kind of sewing machine did you use to sew the leather and where did you source the leather with the great patina?

NICE work!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
It must be an epidemic. I'm just coming off 2...

It must be an epidemic. I'm just coming off 2 days in bed with a pretty bad cold. I'm so looking forward to the summer. . .

Tim
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,369
Posted By Timmer
The advice above is all good. I built my 24x40 2...

The advice above is all good. I built my 24x40 2 story gambrel roof barn about 20 years ago using stick frame construction so I could do it myself. The plans were from one of the local home...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-07-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
Ron, Thanks again for doing the blog for the...

Ron,

Thanks again for doing the blog for the info. I can't hardly wait to start.

Timmer
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11,808
Views: 1,452,664
Posted By Timmer
Although I almost always use BASECAMP, I just did...

Although I almost always use BASECAMP, I just did a re-install of Mapsource on WIN 8.1 and it works fine. Now I just need to move all of my old maps to the current map directory on the PC so they...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By Timmer
Les Schwab has been my place of choice for the...

Les Schwab has been my place of choice for the last several sets of trailer tires. The last time i used the Ellensburg store after shredding two on the Vantage Grade. If they are true trailer...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,455
Posted By Timmer
We lived in Spokane for 15 years after many years...

We lived in Spokane for 15 years after many years in Seattle. It was a GREAT place to raise our kids. We lived in the north end and Chattaroy areas and did lots of camping and fly fishing and had...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
"several years"? I think this is my 5th year of...

"several years"? I think this is my 5th year of MT1000 involvement including the original 2 MT1000's out of Darby and the following 4 BOM's of which I've ridden 3. There are many more options to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,138
Posted By Timmer
Cool! It's really super to have so many options.

Cool! It's really super to have so many options.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
We could work the Gravellies in by deleting the...

We could work the Gravellies in by deleting the northern part of the 2015 proposed route. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
For some of us, it makes it the MT4000!:clap

For some of us, it makes it the MT4000!:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,138
Posted By Timmer
IdahoRenegade, As you know, the BOM1000 is...

IdahoRenegade,

As you know, the BOM1000 is July 18-25. Is there a chance of delaying the start of your running the IDBDR by a few days or a week? I'd be up for joining you then.

Timmer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
We're strongly considering reversing last year's...

We're strongly considering reversing last year's route. We'd start in Lowell (on LOLO Pass) and head south through Elk City and then east into Montana and then up through Montana bypassing Glacier...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
We know you'll be "in" without Doc. You're...

We know you'll be "in" without Doc. You're looking for more opportunities to customize that 1200. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
Hi, Red. Glad to hear you checking in.

Hi, Red. Glad to hear you checking in.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
Reserved for future use

This space will be used as more concrete details become available.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,308
Posted By Timmer
2015 Best of Montana 1000

It's time to begin our winter armchair musings about the next incarnation of the Best of the Montana 1000 - 2015 Edition! Those who participated in the previous years' rides know how epic they were....
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,158
Posted By Timmer
Ron, Didn't we agree on using the 3rd...

Ron,

Didn't we agree on using the 3rd Saturday in July as the start day?


Tim in Burien, WA
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,999
Posted By Timmer
I have the tool and the knowledge of how to use...

I have the tool and the knowledge of how to use it. It's an easy job.

I'm located in Burien near SeaTac Airport. If you can still use me, PM me for contact information.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-29-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,907
Posted By Timmer
I live 1 mile north of the end of the runway at...

I live 1 mile north of the end of the runway at SeaTac and you could park your bike at my house for the weekend for free. I've done this lots of times for travellers.

PM me for contact details.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,158
Posted By Timmer
Little is better. I was out about $100 for a...

Little is better. I was out about $100 for a chain and sprockets. . .
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Timmer
I was doing the Best of Montana 1000 and couldn't...

I was doing the Best of Montana 1000 and couldn't see the front sprocket, but I was constantly adjusting the chain on the ride. I got as far as Royal City. WA heading for Seattle before the bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,158
Posted By Timmer
Try to join us next year. We've been having some...

Try to join us next year. We've been having some great rides and lots of adventure.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 47,684
Views: 9,751,018
Posted By Timmer
Today I replaced my chain and sprockets which had...

Today I replaced my chain and sprockets which had just 7k on them. The front was worn to the point of slipping and each link in the chain had around 1/8" play. I also replaced the sprocket carrier...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 62,533
Posted By Timmer
Unfortunately the chain was resting on the rubber...

Unfortunately the chain was resting on the rubber dampers and was slipping to the point I could not even do 40mph. Also the chain was worn out internally and I was at the end of my adjustment (I did...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 62,533
Posted By Timmer
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/16/a4ypery6.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 62,533
Posted By Timmer
Here's a picture of my old and new sprockets. ...

Here's a picture of my old and new sprockets. The astute examiner will note more teeth on the replacement rear sprocket as I'm gearing it down from 43 to 48...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,158
Posted By Timmer
Like this: Ee-e-e-oh-mum-a-weh ...

Like this:

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 62,533
Posted By Timmer
Pat, There's a number on eBay (pricey), but...

Pat,

There's a number on eBay (pricey), but I don't know which years fit. I'd try a post in Thumper Talk or on the KLR650 site.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 62,533
Posted By Timmer
Going to pick up the new sprocket set that was...

Going to pick up the new sprocket set that was misdelivered. I have the chain.
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