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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2014, 09:35 PM
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Posted By donnh
Yes, there are a few in the Seattle area. I-90...

Yes, there are a few in the Seattle area. I-90 Motorsports is selling them as fast as they get them in.... oh yea!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 679,101
Posted By donnh
Panniers

Hi,
I have 650 miles on my R version and am loving it. I especially like the built in seat warmer :rofl I switched out the stock windscreen with the larger one and it is much better. I'm still...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-20-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4,563
Views: 679,101
Posted By donnh
Thumb Joined the club

Picked up my 1190R yesterday after waiting two months. I rode it home from the dealer in a drenching downpour, gave the Rain mode a good test on the interstate :eek1. Today the clouds in Seattle...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,483
Posted By donnh
Thanks for following! I sent you a PM, Deby and I...

Thanks for following! I sent you a PM, Deby and I are leaving in a week to return to Baja. Looking forward to another adventure. :D
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,781,780
Posted By donnh
The keepers on the clutch basket springs tend to...

The keepers on the clutch basket springs tend to disintegrate. Some information here: http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/help-debris-found-in-my-engine-610-630-clutch-issues.16604/page-2
Forum: Thumpers 11-01-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,781,780
Posted By donnh
Parting out update

Thanks for all the PM's and interest. I read all the PM's and will give priority to part requests in the order received. There is suddenly some interest in just buying the bike whole which would save...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26,678
Views: 3,781,780
Posted By donnh
Parting out 2006 SM610 / TE610

Hi Everyone. I'm helping my son part out his 2006 SM610 that was converted to a TE610. The bike has 4000 miles on the odometer and the engine started knocking weeks after buying it from someone on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 384,931
Posted By donnh
Hey - we did the deal today and all went well, we...

Hey - we did the deal today and all went well, we had to pay for 5 bikes! Yikes, quite a wad of cash. Thanks for blazing the way. We met Suma (http://whyweroam.wordpress.com/) at Dakar with the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 795,123
Posted By donnh
Ha, real enough for me as well.... so real that...

Ha, real enough for me as well.... so real that I'm in the last week of our 3 month trip to SA thanks to the Cmaster's inspiration. Even visited Lake Titicaca looking for TP! :D
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 384,931
Posted By donnh
Yikes! I've been delinquent in my ADV duties, ha....

Yikes! I've been delinquent in my ADV duties, ha. I decided to skip an ADVrider RR this trip and do a blog instead. I considered doing both but wanted to spend more time riding and exploring than...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 384,931
Posted By donnh
Thanks for the RR!

I just came across your RR and skipped to the end. Hopefully I can catch up on your report in the next few days. Where did you stay in BA? I'm in Pucon Chile and have an appointment at DakarMotos in...
Forum: Latin America 03-29-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,983
Posted By donnh
Hi, we found a place for tonight... thanks for...

Hi, we found a place for tonight... thanks for the help for those that e-mailed. Hopefully we will find more places to stay between Santiago and Pucon over the next few days. .... www.ADVdonnh.com
Forum: Latin America 03-28-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,983
Posted By donnh
Question No Place to Stay in Chile?

Ok, dumb.... I'm with a small group travelling to Pucon Chile for the 50th anniversary (Yes! 50 years ago) of a ride two of our riders did in 1962. The problem is that we've found ourselves heading...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By donnh
MotoRaid II - 50 Years Later

50 years ago Keith Thye and his friend Dave Yaden dropped out of college and rode BMW motorcycles to Pucon Chile, the sister city of their home town, Lake Oswego Oregon. Their epic journey was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By donnh
Last I heard his bike was in Guerrero Negro...

Last I heard his bike was in Guerrero Negro waiting for parts. Yes, a little slower in that town.
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By donnh
Hi, thanks for riding along. I hope to catch up...

Hi, thanks for riding along. I hope to catch up with LexLuther and I'll chastise him for the lax RR. :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 899,376
Posted By donnh
Have fun

Hey Big Al, I'm glad you're heading out again, I look forward to your RR, we enjoyed the last one so much we are re-creating it right now (see blog link below). I'm sorry we never got to meet when...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By donnh
Heard from Lex

I got an e-mail from our protagonist a few days ago, he made it to Baja where he broke a few spokes after hitting a big pothole. :eek1 He's ok but the bike is parked while he's ordering some parts. I...
Forum: Americas 12-29-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 142,503
Posted By donnh
Leaving tomorrow

Hey guys - I've been following for a while and wanted to say thanks for all the Road Wisdom! I leave tomorrow on a trek from Seattle to Buenos Aries. Let's see..... skip the TVIP, loose the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By donnh
Hello?

Mark????
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By donnh
Thumb Subscribed!

Lex - I look forward to following your adventure, we had a blast riding with you last year in Baja. I hope to get a RR going soon but my blog is live Here (http://www.ADVdonnh.com) :D We are still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
We're going to Pucon, Chile then to Buenos Aires...

We're going to Pucon, Chile then to Buenos Aires where we will fly home to Seattle. I do want to go to Brazil, but it will have to be on the next trip.:D:D

Nice to see some new people to the group...
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
Hey Snooker - yes, South America this time...

Hey Snooker - yes, South America this time (Yikes) . I'm putting together a blog :D www.ADVdonnh.com (http://www.ADVdonnh.com) click on the MotoRaidII (http://advdonnh.com/motoraid-ii/) tab to read...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
Cool. :eek1 What boat were you on? I'll be that...

Cool. :eek1 What boat were you on? I'll be that way in January or February and need to find a way to Columbia. :D PM me. Thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-21-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,478
Posted By donnh
Same problem here

I had new Scouts installed by the dealer on my F800GS last week and have the same vibration problem. This is my second set and I never had this problem before. When I got home I pulled the wheels and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
Good for you! I'm feeling a little guilty for...

Good for you! I'm feeling a little guilty for selling dirtbikegirlrider's they are great bikes :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
09 G650XC For Sale at Ride West BMW In Seattle

My wife's bike is still sitting on the sales floor in Seattle. It looks all lonely since I traded it in.... :cry. I would love to see it go to a good home. It's nicely farkled.

I did pull off the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,230
Posted By donnh
In!

Deby and I are In - looking forward to following your journeys. We'll be in Mexico and points south in January.... maybe we'll see you? Glad you found Death Valley, one of my favorite places. :D
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
I did on mine and never had a problem. Installed...

I did on mine and never had a problem. Installed a battery voltage monitor just to make sure :wink:
Forum: Americas 10-23-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By donnh
I was there last January and wish I had my Arai...

I was there last January and wish I had my Arai XD3 Helmet. Was glad for my Kilimanjaro jacket for the cool sections of the ride. Sidi Discovery Rain Boots because I came from Seattle. Have fun and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-15-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,845
Posted By donnh
Yes it is, I'm 5'11" and generally I like it. I...

Yes it is, I'm 5'11" and generally I like it. I drilled a couple of holes and raised it about an additional inch. I think the slipstream II (is that it?) might be a better value. I wish it was about...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,845
Posted By donnh
A few of my own pictures

http://donnh.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Dual-Sport-Rides/2012-Rocky-Rocky-Mountain-Ride/i-35jKnK7/0/L/IMG1562-L.jpg
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Forum: Parallel Universe 10-14-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7,884
Views: 2,661,845
Posted By donnh
Congrats on the new bike.... looks a little too...

Congrats on the new bike.... looks a little too clean :rofl
Forum: Americas 10-08-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 142,503
Posted By donnh
Hi, it looks like I'll be a little behind you....

Hi, it looks like I'll be a little behind you. We're leaving Seattle around Jan 1 and plan on crossing into Mexico on January 14 or 15th. Down Baja and the ferry across then south to Panama. Then...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
I traded mine in, it's on the showroom floor at...

I traded mine in, it's on the showroom floor at RideWest BMW in Seattle. I even have an aux tank for it. I didn't look to see what they are asking for it. Nice bike. :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
Tyme, I no longer have mine so I can't take a...

Tyme, I no longer have mine so I can't take a picture.... I agree that grinding the steering lock will allow the bracket to slide down further and would solve the vertical problem. I don't remember...
Forum: Thumpers 09-24-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
Question Hi, Mine fit on with no problem. Did you grind...

Hi, Mine fit on with no problem. Did you grind away the weld so the bracket fit lower? Sorry for the blurry pic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4,307
Views: 539,142
Posted By donnh
Congrats! :1drink I've had mine for a week now...

Congrats! :1drink I've had mine for a week now and am busy bolting things on. Send pics and let us know about about mods. Enjoy the ride.... :D
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9,377
Views: 1,433,499
Posted By donnh
I went to the dealer last week to buy a new...

I went to the dealer last week to buy a new battery and they said it was covered in a recall and gave me one for free! Crazy. Anyone else ever hear of that?
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 22,216
Posted By donnh
Talking Thanks for the report

Wow, glad I found your ride reports, very nice. We would have met at the BC Adventure Ride but my F800 was suffering a similar looking bent front rim and I was waiting for my Woody's wheel...
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