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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,482
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Two springs ago

I apparently forgot to post this FJR photo from a commute I had a small adventure on back in March of '13.

I live and ride on the eastside of Seattle, and that year I didn't have a car so the FJR...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 174,488
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Also, this is sig file worthy: "Volcanoes are...

Also, this is sig file worthy:
"Volcanoes are pretty rad geographic feature to be living by, when they aren’t exploding." - @SeanPNW
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 174,488
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Great trip

Sean, another Seattleite here. I spent the last few days and nights catching up. Love your writing, photography, and the style of your trip. Thanks for the hard work of keeping the thread going.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,573,075
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Great photo, better story :)

Great photo, better story :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 227,730
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Austin tried valiantly, but has not yet mastered...

Austin tried valiantly, but has not yet mastered the proper ADV salute.

(Hint: :flip)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-19-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,053
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,304,165
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
I've been really, really happy with the Bilt gear...

I've been really, really happy with the Bilt gear that Cycle Gear sells. Like this: http://www.cyclegear.com/eng/categories/street-gear/mens-street-apparel/kids

My 10.5yo daughter wears a size...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Welcome home!

Welcome home!
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,482
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Here's mine, with an ADV sticker. ...

Here's mine, with an ADV sticker.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-zLGiCBJJaQo/UFdUcru9HqI/AAAAAAAACWI/WqYDTEshQHM/s640/2012-09-17%252008.05.59.jpg

Just after a trip on the North Cascades Hwy...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,226
Views: 691,482
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Whose 2007 FJR is being parted out on eBay?

I just picked up the rear fender assembly to replace mine (previous owner did the fender eliminator kit, and that won' twork well for a Seattle rider for 9 months of the year).
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,432
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
True, the R1200RT is fantastic. Its fairing is...

True, the R1200RT is fantastic. Its fairing is superb, so you are out of the elements, which beats the fatigue fro, a big adv bike for freeway miles any time.
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,723
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Well, now your Tiger has both character and...

Well, now your Tiger has both character and conversation starters, and you're more aware of the hazards of new tires. May the next 100k miles be drop-free! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,432
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
I'm currently riding an 08 FJR. It's a fantastic...

I'm currently riding an 08 FJR. It's a fantastic mile eater. Lots of windscreen options in the aftermarket to get you dialed in for your own preferences, and the sport-touring niche has the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,192
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Subscribed! My wife and I MTBiked Crested Butte...

Subscribed! My wife and I MTBiked Crested Butte years ago, got lost, ran out of water, and had a fairly epic ride ourselves. Can't wait to see what you guys went through :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9,053
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,304,165
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Bump for remaining goodies. Will ship but prefer...

Bump for remaining goodies. Will ship but prefer a local sale, and can meet you partway.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9,053
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,304,165
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
GS (Adv) and other goodies

I'm cleaning out the garage and putting some goodies up for sale. All items are in North Bend, WA or Seattle (I work in SODO), prefer to meet you rather than ship at this point. PM me with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
KTM690, FJR, XXX, North Bend, Red Mill, bacon. ...

KTM690, FJR, XXX, North Bend, Red Mill, bacon.

Hmm, are you me? Or me dreaming of my next bike, at least?

Congrats on a great new toy!!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-26-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
crashmaster, this post - and your participation...

crashmaster, this post - and your participation here - is a perfect example of why I love Adv so much. This is legit info, coming from a been there, done that guy. I donated to ADV just because of...
Forum: Face plant 06-22-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 27,542
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Terry, my prayers are with you for a good...

Terry, my prayers are with you for a good recovery.
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,340
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
I've been keeping my eyes open for a sport-tourer...

I've been keeping my eyes open for a sport-tourer in the 3k-4k range, and the XX is intriguing. I found (a way overpriced) one at a dealership just to test sit, and I was surprised at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 32,110
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Dark pickup pulling black trailer loaded with a...

Dark pickup pulling black trailer loaded with a banged up orange KTM Adventure (grass and dirt and busted front fairing) and a blue thumper?. Leaving North Bend, WA.

Anybody from ADV? I hope...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 644,124
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Hi Jay, I noticed that the web link for the...

Hi Jay,

I noticed that the web link for the T-Shirt purchases - http://www.globaljamminshop.com - appears to have expired. It's going to a placeholder now. I wanted to bring it to your...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 52,808
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
I love this adventure story! Can't wait to hear...

I love this adventure story! Can't wait to hear the next episode :clap
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-24-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,389
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
What a terrible situation. I hope the insurance...

What a terrible situation. I hope the insurance company goes to bat for you, and doesn't fight against you.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-17-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 49,172
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
I'm the OP. It's great to see the thread...

I'm the OP. It's great to see the thread continue.

After first posting this, I had to take a hard look at the kind of riding that I *really* do, and realized that I'm more often on long pavement...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-27-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,649,620
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
from Planless on Iceland

From this killer good thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=749438

This is ADV:
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/5944/078benni.jpg

There are other glorious photos, but that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 32,110
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
New, unplated R1200GS by the Fields

I saw a new, unplated gray R1200GS with no panniers but a black topbox with an ADV sticker on it this morning, in the frenzy around Safeco Field which is hosting the Microsoft company meeting.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 54,814
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
That's word for word how I describe them.:deal

That's word for word how I describe them.:deal
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 794,502
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
When the crap hit the fan, did you try to stand...

When the crap hit the fan, did you try to stand up and pin the throttle? :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,417
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Yeah, I understand.. but I wanted the wife on...

Yeah, I understand.. but I wanted the wife on board, and to dump the kids for a month or so they've gotta be grown up. In the meantime, we'll do other closer adventures,

And we'll be there by...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Interesting. Wonder if the guy just doesn't know...

Interesting. Wonder if the guy just doesn't know squat about bikes, which the preview video seems to indicate. Seems like a fun ride nonetheless.
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Kickstarter Documentary: View from a Sidecar

I just stumbled onto this link from Jorge Garcia's blog. It's a documentary project - two guys are planning to ride a 1946 BMW CJ R71 Motorcycle w/ sidecar from NY to LA, taking as much of HWY 66 as...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,417
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Thanks so much for doing this report! I have a...

Thanks so much for doing this report! I have a (non-motorcycling) trip to this area of the world coming up next year, and am planning a (The Kids Are Out Of The House) long trip with my wife in 12...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Agreed on both. RMC is fun to go visit because...

Agreed on both. RMC is fun to go visit because you can sit on EVERYTHING there. I take my kids there all the time to go sit on quads and dirtbikes. And Hinshaws is also a great KTM shop, plus they...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,573,075
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
She looks like it! But she loved it, and she got...

She looks like it! But she loved it, and she got to be the cool kid who showed up to first day of kindergarten on a bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 854
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
What's the plastic box thing on your beak?

What's the plastic box thing on your beak?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
For lunch or dinner, check out Cafe Veloce in...

For lunch or dinner, check out Cafe Veloce in Kirkland. The theme is vintage Italian racing bikes. Food's good too.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 95,313
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Entering Hyder on a Dyna Wide Glide, many years...

Entering Hyder on a Dyna Wide Glide, many years ago now:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/1/1176648_61134a07b4_o.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,573,075
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
A few years back

This is my little one's first ride after I brought that bike home. Around the cul-de-sac only :-)

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/56/193486871_2db4dc3077.jpg

Now she's eyeing 80s and 90s for...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,224
Views: 602,874
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Vermilion Bay, Trout Creek, Montana ...

Vermilion Bay, Trout Creek, Montana

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/18/22905083_b737ec37ec.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 227,579
Posted By TwoWheelExplorer
Lake Chelan for Lunch

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/16/22905081_e367c56b32.jpg
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