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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,370
Posted By Gregulator
Kawasaki Concours, Goldwing, FJ1300, ST1100 -...

Kawasaki Concours, Goldwing, FJ1300, ST1100 - just look in that category and you're set. Bunches out there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,470
Posted By Gregulator
Wow, intense! Grats on doing the swap; pretty...

Wow, intense! Grats on doing the swap; pretty much anything on the bike is like that, seems impossible but you just do it step by step until you're done!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,370
Posted By Gregulator
Wink sm wheels

Is your wife done street riding with her hands on the bars, or done being on the street period? If she still wants to go two-up, get rid of the (second) BMW and buy something you can both comfortably...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,470
Posted By Gregulator
Guess the bike's running ok? Did you ride it til...

Guess the bike's running ok? Did you ride it til it broke (the easy way to figure out what a weird noise is), or manage to diagnose it?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10,083
Views: 2,101,568
Posted By Gregulator
What a unique quality

In the search for a new (used) car, this ad's text was my favorite that I came across.

http://olympic.craigslist.org/cto/4667751539.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,199
Posted By Gregulator
Interesting to see that history, Jimmy. ...

Interesting to see that history, Jimmy.

Honestly, I always hated them. They put a front tire on backwards once and then argued with me about whether it was on right; took me 10 minutes of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By Gregulator
Yep, this weekend was the turning point. I flew...

Yep, this weekend was the turning point. I flew (in a little plane) across the Cascades just south of Glacier Peak on Friday, and the only white stuff was what had lasted the summer. Flying across...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10,083
Views: 2,101,568
Posted By Gregulator
Hah! That's more honesty than you get in 10...

Hah! That's more honesty than you get in 10 average ads.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Gregulator
I did Deer Park Rd a few weeks back, it's a great...

I did Deer Park Rd a few weeks back, it's a great little out and back. I'm going to have to do the loop with the Ridge now, if I time it to avoid tourists on the latter it'll be great!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Gregulator
I didn't like any of the spray/smear junk like...

I didn't like any of the spray/smear junk like Fog-X. Didn't work for me. The Foggy Respro worked much better, though of course it's on your face all the time.

In the end I found with a better...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Gregulator
The Sound Rider "Rally in the Gorge" is coming up...

The Sound Rider "Rally in the Gorge" is coming up this weekend in Hood River. Camping for a few days and riding as much as you want each day pretty much sums up the rally.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-23-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Gregulator
If they can turn the I-5 overpass into a mountain...

If they can turn the I-5 overpass into a mountain bike park, they really oughta let us ride our dirtbikes along the pipeline sections that are rideable. I'll even volunteer to narc on terrorists...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
Question Oil filter cover without draining?

I did two things for my skidplate vibration. I bent the aft end down more so that it wasn't touching the swingarm's forward end, and I put plastic bushings between the frame and skidplate at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By Gregulator
I didn't get any bites when I was looking for...

I didn't get any bites when I was looking for one, so I'll offer even though I'm a ways away. If you want to come out to Seattle or are coming here for something else, you're welcome to try mine. PMs...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Gregulator
I hit one in Pennsylvania when I'd been riding...

I hit one in Pennsylvania when I'd been riding two weeks. Was happy to let some locals eat it. Sorry yours got away, glad you did get away.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By Gregulator
ORV representative on the panel!

I don't know Mike Reimer, but I'm glad to see there is someone representing ORV!
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,045
Posted By Gregulator
I agree, get a used DRZ. I love my WR but not at...

I agree, get a used DRZ. I love my WR but not at your size.

As far as the naming goes, dirtbikes aren't too bad. You're basically looking at:
(motocross or woods bike) x (2-stroke or 4-stroke) +...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By Gregulator
Right on! There are a couple intersections near...

Right on! There are a couple intersections near me where that is necessary. Namely Mukilteo Speedway and Beverly Park Rd which is a major intersection: if my bike is first in line to turn left I can...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Gregulator
If you like looking for a lost toothpick in a lumber yard

It is beyond a fool's errand. That SPOT doesn't provide any altitude information. He's assuming it didn't transmit another message because it hit the ground and flipped upside down before the next...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10,083
Views: 2,101,568
Posted By Gregulator
Memorial Day weekend at Deep Creek, I saw a guy...

Memorial Day weekend at Deep Creek, I saw a guy with a hatchback get "innovative". He'd screwed a piece of wood to the tailgate to stop the rear wheel on it and run his KX450 or whatever right on up,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10,083
Views: 2,101,568
Posted By Gregulator
Almost - the first part is right, but they just...

Almost - the first part is right, but they just want to look like the guys doing wheelies and making the youtube videos. The real stuntbikes are truly beat to shit, whereas the street fighter crowd...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,876
Posted By Gregulator
Thumb Teanaway Community Forest - give your input on how it should be used

WA bought the land for Teanaway Community Forest (http://www.dnr.wa.gov/BusinessPermits/Topics/OtherLandTransactions/Pages/amp_teanaway.aspx) a little while back, and the management committee is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,382
Posted By Gregulator
Fun ride in the Capitol State Forest

Thanks for sharing the GPS files havoc1, and thanks to the organizers even though I rode it a month later :]. I did some detouring to trails in the beginning and ended the day via Waddel Basin ->...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,484
Posted By Gregulator
A week ago I started down the two track from the...

A week ago I started down the two track from the saddle toward the trail, and it got very snowy pretty quickly... maybe one or two hundred yards. I didn't bother going through the snow.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
If you aren't used to the Sandman and case saver,...

If you aren't used to the Sandman and case saver, it makes the chain/front sprocket a LOT more audible. That OEM countersprocket cover isn't just a single solid piece, it's also insulated.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
Thumb Good day in the dirt

I put a couple stickers on the bike today...

http://i.imgur.com/EtKjeM6.jpg

But a few hours later the one on the swingarm seems to have disappeared? :evil

http://i.imgur.com/wBA0Yra.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
Glad to hear it Byron. If I were I'd go back and...

Glad to hear it Byron. If I were I'd go back and edit the first line of your clutch posts to say "Whoops, wasn't the clutch, it was X". Otherwise it could confuse people (who don't find the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By Gregulator
Yeah those are the ones! Haha. I didn't think of...

Yeah those are the ones! Haha. I didn't think of them being from snowmobiles, good point.
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
The question was really pointed at the guy who...

The question was really pointed at the guy who thinks his pipe is loud anyway :lol3. I wear plugs religiously on the street or fast gravel/long days, but on single track I worry about it a lot less...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-26-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,791
Posted By Gregulator
I got some good riding in this weekend, but one...

I got some good riding in this weekend, but one of the highlights was still watching the kids from the neighboring camp go back and forth for hours, one on a Honda 70 and the other on a PW50. Pure...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
You're wearing earplugs, right?

You're wearing earplugs, right?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By Gregulator
Thumb Forest Rangers lie

Well if I learned one thing it's that forest rangers will lie through their teeth. Apparently they're told to tell you there will be room to camp, even if the camp site you are asking them about has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,880
Posted By Gregulator
I found the FS' trail map for the area I'm...

I found the FS' trail map for the area I'm heading to today, but they have two pages of junk before the map (don't start forest fires, etc). When I open the PDF in Avenza, it only shows the first...
Forum: Racing 05-22-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,545
Posted By Gregulator
Thumb It might have taken two months, but...

tl;dr: It was a ton of fun
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Got busy there for a while but today I finally got up to the track. I'd talked to the track manager and watched some GoPro footage on YouTube and decided to give it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,271
Posted By Gregulator
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By Gregulator
I just talked to a ranger at the Entiat office,...

I just talked to a ranger at the Entiat office, asking if you could go from Chumstick to Entiat via dirt. He said it "just opened up this week", "You mean Eagle Creek via Van Creek to French Corral?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Gregulator
Thanks for the work!

Thanks for the work!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,271
Posted By Gregulator
That thing was indeed rad! I was surprised by how...

That thing was indeed rad! I was surprised by how many carburetors I saw with no filtration at all, haha. Also surprised that people still go around in Banditos and Hell's Angels vests, including...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,271
Posted By Gregulator
My WRR is on the trailer ready for an adventure...

My WRR is on the trailer ready for an adventure tomorrow and my SV is indisposed as well, but I'm planning to head over on my wife's XT250.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 45,503
Views: 8,918,472
Posted By Gregulator
Thumb If it's a good bike and you're okay with the...

If it's a good bike and you're okay with the price then go for it. Whether it's worth it depends on where you live and how much you want to spend. This winter I got my 2010 with 1600 miles on it for...
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