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Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,290
Posted By mlyamkaw
Nice ride guys! Followed you on the FB site this...

Nice ride guys! Followed you on the FB site this summer. It's on my list for next summer.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 11-05-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,683
Posted By mlyamkaw
I use a No Mar now after years of using my Mikes...

I use a No Mar now after years of using my Mikes Racing Products stand. I still use that for the dirt tires, but the No Mar is so much easier, but spendy! But I ride a lot, so do a lot of tires, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-21-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 45,659
Posted By mlyamkaw
Well I'm in the market for a different tire now,...

Well I'm in the market for a different tire now, thanks for posting those photos. I am on my 3rd and last E-07. The new version reminds me of the Heidenau, no thanks. I switched from that tire when...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By mlyamkaw
There is some info in this thread:...

There is some info in this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1013231

I know you can take the Old Stevens Pass Highway from the west side of Stevens Pass to the top, then get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
Tomasv, Try NF-301 from the top. It is off of...

Tomasv,
Try NF-301 from the top. It is off of Moe Ridge (near top of French Corral), and it drops down to French Corral just before the road closure, (which is finished now). A little more of a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,888
Posted By mlyamkaw
Yes on the 1190. This was a road, it's not nasty...

Yes on the 1190. This was a road, it's not nasty single track. There are only two spots I would call challenging. The creek crossing under the tree and the gully at the beginning/end.
You aren't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
Is lower Mad River open now? Was going to ride it...

Is lower Mad River open now? Was going to ride it Sunday. Then find some other fun stuff back to Lake Wenatchee.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,888
Posted By mlyamkaw
If you leave the trail the way it is, it will...

If you leave the trail the way it is, it will keep the BMW's out :lol3. I've ridden it several times in the past month, more challenging as is! :deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 10-02-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By mlyamkaw
Haven't burned my boots, but got my pants twice....

Haven't burned my boots, but got my pants twice. The Wings heat shield is too small, so I wrapped the exposed exhaust. Happened to my buddy and his nice Klim gear too. :rofl I warned him when he...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
Quartz is an easy trail compared to what you are...

Quartz is an easy trail compared to what you are looking at here. Note the Black Diamonds on some of the trails. Look for the Blue or Green for easier trails.
I ride a lot of trails, and I would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
This shows the area pretty well: ...

This shows the area pretty well:
http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5313093.pdf

I wouldn't ride those trails on an Xcountry. But I have never ridden that bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
Nope, singletrack only. That is all I am aware of...

Nope, singletrack only. That is all I am aware of besides going through Ardenvoir.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By mlyamkaw
French Corral to Ardenvoir is the way I know to...

French Corral to Ardenvoir is the way I know to get to Lake Chelan from Sugarloaf. From there you can go up over Shady Pass to 25 Mile Creek, or take Potato Creek to Navarre Coulee Rd. It might be...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 09-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 132,509
Posted By mlyamkaw
Removed Uni Socks-Different bike!

I was installing heated grips this week, and decided to look at my Uni socks. They were delaminating again. I had glued them back together previously, but decided to take them out. After riding the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 09-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,474
Posted By mlyamkaw
I got it as well, but am opting to stay with it...

I got it as well, but am opting to stay with it as is. Mine leans enough with the setup from Blackdog, but wondering if I will regret this if I want the larger foot for off-road...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By mlyamkaw
Nothing open on Monday in Wenatchee, and there is...

Nothing open on Monday in Wenatchee, and there is no shop in Chelan. Best bet on Monday would be to try Cashmere Powersports in Cashmere. Small shop, won't have the seals, but you might be able to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 09-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 185,856
Posted By mlyamkaw
Went to ride my bike today, battery dead as can...

Went to ride my bike today, battery dead as can be, nothing. I have noticed occasionally in the past, the headlight and taillight flash, when the bike is off, whether the key is in or not. Anyone...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 45,659
Posted By mlyamkaw
I am at 5300 miles on a mitas E07 rear and a...

I am at 5300 miles on a mitas E07 rear and a Karoo 3 front. The front will go anothe 3k I am guessing, the rear another 300-500. It is pretty flat in the rear. I was hard on the rear, lots of...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,976
Posted By mlyamkaw
Yes it is installed. It will not keep the setting...

Yes it is installed. It will not keep the setting for Sport (or Dirt) mode when the key is turned off.

Do you have the dongle, or just typing what you read on the internet?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-24-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By mlyamkaw
Just got back from a 1200 mile ride. My wife...

Just got back from a 1200 mile ride. My wife absolutely hated it, and won't be going with me again. :eek1 She said it was fine before (short rides), but on this ride said her butt was on the luggage...
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 474,280
Posted By mlyamkaw
Is your adventure bike a Harley or Goldwing?:rofl...

Is your adventure bike a Harley or Goldwing?:rofl
I don't get it. But I do understand getting out with the dog in the woods.:deal
Forum: Hacks 08-16-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,818
Views: 650,637
Posted By mlyamkaw
Congrats Slacker. I almost did a fly and ride...

Congrats Slacker. I almost did a fly and ride last month on that, but just didn't have the time. Jack seemed like a good guy, and probably a well taken care of rig. I ended up buying a Vstrom rig...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,648
Posted By mlyamkaw
Can't let this thread die without seeing some...

Can't let this thread die without seeing some photos of the OP on expert trails with his Big Girl.:deal :rofl
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 08-15-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 132,509
Posted By mlyamkaw
Mine too. I just glued it back together. I will...

Mine too. I just glued it back together. I will probably use panty hose prefilter in the future, or something similar.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,976
Posted By mlyamkaw
I can turn off TC and ABS and it stays off. But...

I can turn off TC and ABS and it stays off. But it always goes back to Street mode when you turn the ignition off and back on. I have the R model so don't know about suspension.
And you can turn ABS...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-10-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 108,848
Posted By mlyamkaw
I had a 950 before, now an 1190R. I can't tell a...

I had a 950 before, now an 1190R. I can't tell a difference off-road to be honest. But I CAN tell a difference in power and wheelying ability!:clap
Forum: Hacks 08-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,818
Views: 650,637
Posted By mlyamkaw
Ouch!

http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/mcd/4608387542.html
48 large:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By mlyamkaw
Been happy with a Metzler Karoo 3 up front on...

Been happy with a Metzler Karoo 3 up front on mine. Not seeing the cupping I would get with a TKC 80. E07 out back has 3200 miles, looks like it will go at least 5k.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-05-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,351
Posted By mlyamkaw
Are people replacing the orings from the pump...

Are people replacing the orings from the pump assembly when replacing filters, or reusing them?
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (>1000cc) 08-05-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 185,856
Posted By mlyamkaw
Mine has developed a coolant leak. Just a couple...

Mine has developed a coolant leak. Just a couple drips when I am done. Going to dive in when my fuel tank has less fuel. Any suggestions on what to look for from someone who had this problem?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By mlyamkaw
Interesting comments about hand numbness and the...

Interesting comments about hand numbness and the big twins. I had a GSA for 5 years, and the last year I had numbness in my right hand that would last up to a week after a long ride. Thought it was...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 08-01-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By mlyamkaw
Why are you guys wasting your money on a heated...

Why are you guys wasting your money on a heated seat? I can't turn the fuckin thing off on mine, it's built in!:rofl
I have tried all available ideas for cooling it down, and still too hot. But it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,888
Posted By mlyamkaw
Don't know if it's been mentioned already, but...

Don't know if it's been mentioned already, but there is a large tree across the washout area outside of Cashmere (Mission Creek). Looks like a new down tree, very large, and is in the very narrow...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 58,727
Posted By mlyamkaw
Nice photos and adventure. 5 hour energy!!!...

Nice photos and adventure. 5 hour energy!!! Pretty scary to fall asleep on the bike. Enjoying your adventure from my air conditioning!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,744
Posted By mlyamkaw
Yogi, Sorry for the losses. Keep your chin up....

Yogi,
Sorry for the losses. Keep your chin up. You will get back in the saddle soon. The bike fared better than the boat.:eek1
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 07-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By mlyamkaw
Anyone using the E09 for the rear? wondering how...

Anyone using the E09 for the rear? wondering how they wear compared to the E07? I'm getting decent wear out of the E07, but might try the 09. I used and E10 last year on my GSA, and it wore out fast!
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,818
Views: 650,637
Posted By mlyamkaw
Thanks for putting that up.:clap Would love to...

Thanks for putting that up.:clap
Would love to fly and ride, but gonna have to ship it. No time right now.
Forum: Hacks 07-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,818
Views: 650,637
Posted By mlyamkaw
I grabbed that thanks to someone posting on here....

I grabbed that thanks to someone posting on here. Now it's time to sell the Ural.:deal
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (<1000cc) 07-10-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,644
Posted By mlyamkaw
No issues with mine. Just remember how it comes...

No issues with mine. Just remember how it comes apart. Seem to remember several parts, and laying them out in order they came out so I would get them back in correctly.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,888
Posted By mlyamkaw
Have fun! You are going to roast, and not from...

Have fun! You are going to roast, and not from the fires.:eek1
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