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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 18,925
Posted By Dr Klaun
Had a great ride today - about 175 miles on the...

Had a great ride today - about 175 miles on the loop! Thanks to 88Toyota (Rick) and Smilin Jack for the company!

We didn't have any "bad" weather until getting back in the canyon, with the rain /...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 18,925
Posted By Dr Klaun
Looks like the weather may hold out for most of...

Looks like the weather may hold out for most of the day, but still haven't seen any info for today's riding?

I may just gear up and head over by 9 and see if anyone's around.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 18,925
Posted By Dr Klaun
Post up what the ride plan may be for Saturday,...

Post up what the ride plan may be for Saturday, as I'll plan on riding over that morning.

Not sure there's cell service down there though...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dr Klaun
^ This. You can also back check your locate ...

^
This. You can also back check your locate by finding the rods on the other property corners and measuring the distances between them to compare to your plat (check your deed if you own the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 18,925
Posted By Dr Klaun
Hmmm. I might have to bail on skiing with my...

Hmmm. I might have to bail on skiing with my girls for the day and ride a bit. The Husky could use some exercise.

If not then campfire libations will be in order. :freaky
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Dr Klaun
I had the same deal when I bought my tank. Take a...

I had the same deal when I bought my tank. Take a flat file that spans the opening and file the surface flat - going in cross directions. Check it often with a straight edge and a flat surface plate...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 38,359
Posted By Dr Klaun
Gotcha! Been hearing tales from fellow co-workers...

Gotcha! Been hearing tales from fellow co-workers as well to the same effect.

It's 21" in 24 hrs. for Bachelor and still falling!!

:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 38,359
Posted By Dr Klaun
Heading up tomorrow! Been biding my time so far...

Heading up tomorrow! Been biding my time so far this season on the frontside with my girls (in the 5 to ride deal). It's about time they'll get to experieince "real" winter at Bach.... No more 45...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,920
Views: 1,927,458
Posted By Dr Klaun
I agree. At that age I'm sure the seals, and soft...

I agree. At that age I'm sure the seals, and soft rubber bits are a bit cracked, etc.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8,920
Views: 1,927,458
Posted By Dr Klaun
Here's a KTM 640 ADV just listed in Bend: ...

Here's a KTM 640 ADV just listed in Bend:

http://bend.craigslist.org/mcy/4312597926.html

$10,400

2003 640 LC4 Adventure; NEW condition (1.3m on ODM); numerous accessories for customizing;...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,973
Posted By Dr Klaun
I'll second this. Have ordered from them many...

I'll second this. Have ordered from them many times!
Forum: Thumpers 12-19-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
I did something similar. Used a piece of Al cut...

I did something similar. Used a piece of Al cut from a chunk of curtainwall to make the angle, so I didn't have to bend any sheet and get stress cracks (I know there are ways to do this...). Anyways,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-16-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 31,017
Posted By Dr Klaun
Sounds like fun, but I've got my office xmas...

Sounds like fun, but I've got my office xmas party that night:freaky! Let me know if you move the date!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By Dr Klaun
Happy Birthday Kim! And congrat's on the new toy!

Happy Birthday Kim! And congrat's on the new toy!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-18-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,355
Posted By Dr Klaun
It also matters on the production #'s of the...

It also matters on the production #'s of the bikes. Suzuki sells thousands of GSXR's every year, vs. the low sales of boutique brands like Husky and to a certain degree KTM. There's probably only a...
Forum: The Garage 11-15-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6,010
Views: 2,551,407
Posted By Dr Klaun
Marble and slate are both porous, and slate can...

Marble and slate are both porous, and slate can be very brittle depending on the quality. Porcelain or ceramic tile would probably be the preferred materials. Porcelain uses the PEI rating scale for...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,841
Posted By Dr Klaun
I do agree with this - I clean my blades after...

I do agree with this - I clean my blades after most projects. I tend to make much of my furniture from Baltic birch or Appleply, as I like the modern feel. The glues used in the 3/4" 11 ply sheets...
Forum: The Garage 11-11-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,841
Posted By Dr Klaun
Wow Sailah! I would hope that's for serious work!...

Wow Sailah! I would hope that's for serious work! The blades alone (plus sharpening) cost quite the coin. Plus you can't just pick one up locally - at least where I'm at.

For weekend hobby work...
Forum: The Garage 11-08-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,841
Posted By Dr Klaun
Is this for metal or wood? The Jet stuff...

Is this for metal or wood?

The Jet stuff shown above is typically made in Taiwan. I have their 17" drill press and dust collection stuff. Works just fine.

For US made, look at Powermatic. My...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-29-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,355
Posted By Dr Klaun
Damn... Very sorry to hear. The fact that there's...

Damn... Very sorry to hear. The fact that there's not many of these around may help. Scour Craigslist, etc. up and down the west coast.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,304
Posted By Dr Klaun
Great RR and congrat's to you both!

Great RR and congrat's to you both!
Forum: The Garage 09-30-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Dr Klaun
On my Husky, I use a layer of blue painters tape,...

On my Husky, I use a layer of blue painters tape, topped with a layer of black duct tape. This holds up very well with no glue residue when finished.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-27-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 28,638
Posted By Dr Klaun
Looks like I'm out. :cry Got too much work to do...

Looks like I'm out. :cry Got too much work to do with early deadlines coming up. Have new tires mounted up and everything....

Fuc.....k

Have fun! I'll to make it again next year!
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,614
Posted By Dr Klaun
Been doing a large landscaping project at my...

Been doing a large landscaping project at my house over the past couple of weekends (rockeries & placing 60 yds. of fill) - quit at dinner time Sunday evening, dropped the dirty clothes in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 22,951
Posted By Dr Klaun
Anyone up for a Bend area day ride this Saturday...

Anyone up for a Bend area day ride this Saturday (09/07)? Finally have a day free to get back on the Husky! :clap

Have no set agenda / route at this point...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,583
Posted By Dr Klaun
You can stop at Eugene, OR for that trip... The...

You can stop at Eugene, OR for that trip... The rest is rather straight, flat and too much traffic / cops.

I-84 east of Portland through the Columbia Gorge is about as scenic as it gets with...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 842,243
Posted By Dr Klaun
That's also the same kit as the "Cobalt" branded...

That's also the same kit as the "Cobalt" branded stuff at Lowes. I paid about that for mine on sale. The wrench works well!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,645
Posted By Dr Klaun
I'll be heading over as well. Note that the...

I'll be heading over as well. Note that the "gate" prices are $10 more than the preregistration price.... Needless to say I missed the preregistration.

Sounds like this could be a deal breaker...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 26,528
Posted By Dr Klaun
There are a lot of versions of this chair (most...

There are a lot of versions of this chair (most likely the same) around. REI has this too. The problem is the folded size on the bike - almost the same as any other "beach chair" - flat and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 28,638
Posted By Dr Klaun
IN! I missed this last year due to other...

IN!

I missed this last year due to other commitments. I'll bring some scotch.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,244
Posted By Dr Klaun
Thanks for the update Richard! Roger, be...

Thanks for the update Richard!

Roger, be tough!
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Dr Klaun
Thanks for the replies! A couple of more...

Thanks for the replies!

A couple of more questions! -

1. Is that valve stem attached through the sealant (redrill the hole after sealant is applied)?

2. Rimlocks - Would you use the same...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Dr Klaun
Interesting.... A couple of questions: 1....

Interesting.... A couple of questions:

1. Got any pic's at the valve stem?
2. Also, do you still carry a spare tube in case of a leak? ( I know that defetes the purpose).
3. Any heat build-up...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
Here's the final deal - looks like it'll work OK....

Here's the final deal - looks like it'll work OK.

First: Here's the previous solution, with heat wrap tape on the straps:...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
I don't think I'd want it that far back - it...

I don't think I'd want it that far back - it already seems a bit in the way with the front of the bag over the cap. I'm just concerned that the movement will pull out the breather hose. Maybe I'll...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
Will do. I'll be sewing the strap / buckles up...

Will do. I'll be sewing the strap / buckles up tonight.

On a side question, I've yet to ride with the GL tank back on the Safari. It doesn't seem like it sits all that well... Have you had issues...
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
I also ran mine down to the left passenger peg...

I also ran mine down to the left passenger peg bracket over the OEM exhaust pipe cover. I used some stick on heat wrap tape (2" wide) around the strap. It has held up well (1500 miles), but with the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By Dr Klaun
Congrat's on your move! I'm originally from...

Congrat's on your move!

I'm originally from NH and spent 10 years in Seattle before moving to Bend. My biggest recommendation is to find housing near your work (within reason). Don't live down...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 3,457,338
Posted By Dr Klaun
Don't mean to resurrect an old post or if Boatman...

Don't mean to resurrect an old post or if Boatman is still around, but I'm mounting my X2 HID light and would like to fab up a dash similar to this one. Have it all laid out on the aluminum ready to...
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Dr Klaun
Thanks!It really is a nice design - just not sure...

Thanks!It really is a nice design - just not sure why there has been an issue sealing the one banjo bolt. This unit has much more adjustability than the Ohlins models available for my R1100RS. I've...
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