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Forum: Vendors 03-01-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By nwrider50
timing

My timing is fine thanks
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By nwrider50
vibration

There is no additional vibration
Forum: Americas 03-01-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By nwrider50
headed to prudhoe bay in july 2K10

Will be meeting up with friends in Ft. St. John area around july 21st and then headed up to prudhoe. I will be coming back from some business meetings in Chicago and the other guys already committed...
Forum: Vendors 03-01-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By nwrider50
DL 650 upgrade

Finally got around to putting the Zlock Racing 744 big bore kit into my DL. Made a huge improvement in acceleration in that 70mph to 110mph range that is needed for getting around trucks and RVs on...
Forum: Alaska 01-08-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By nwrider50
campbell highway

went that route in Sept 2008. great ride only issue was the construction area that was just past the turn off for Nahanni Range road Yukon hwy #10. Also the one gas station in Ross River was out of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By nwrider50
this wed

will try to make it up from tacoma, have pictures of this years ride up the dempster
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2008, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 293,654
Posted By nwrider50
home

made it home sunday from the Tourance that i put on in fairbanks survived the return trip much better than the anakee did the trip up. working on ride report and sorting photos, will post soon.
Forum: Canada 09-16-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
home at last

made it home safe and sound, working on ride report and photos will post soon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 293,654
Posted By nwrider50
will be making a ride report when I get home....

will be making a ride report when I get home. currently in Fairbanks taking a day of no travel and visiting with my daughter. Also having to replace the rear Anakee, it still has about a 1000 miles...
Forum: Canada 09-07-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
update

in fairbanks now using my kids computer. taking a couple of days of rest and refitment here before heading home. Having to put a new tire on the rear. did not get the mileage out of the Anakee that I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-05-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,240
Views: 293,654
Posted By nwrider50
current wereabouts in the north country

Currently in Dawson, firt compuuter i found, excuse typing errors broke reading glasses in Eagle Plains. Weather has been excellent. made good tim on the dempster, hard pan like a mile blue groove...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By nwrider50
2008 yukon motorcycle golf trip

Currently in Dawson, firt compuuter i found, excuse typing errors broke reading glasses in Eagle Plains. Weather has been excellent. made good tim on the dempster, hard pan like a mile blue groove...
Forum: Canada 09-05-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
trip progress

Currently in Dawson, firt compuuter i found, excuse typing errors broke reading glasses in Eagle Plains. Weather has been excellent. made good tim on the dempster, hard pan like a mile blue groove...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
the trip begins

Jeff and I leave tomorrow right after the race team is done at seattle. will be posting on the way as i can.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
partial ride

mike

you think that might on the first part of the ride or on the way back? If on the way back could meet up near dawson creek. if on the way up prince george would be the likely meet up given...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 31,302
Posted By nwrider50
wish i was able to go but the collarbone is still...

wish i was able to go but the collarbone is still healing, here is me wishing everybody a good ride. be safe out there.

dale z
zrtours.com
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
going home

Food was excellent by the way. After I ordered another rider came in and eventually joined us as well. I don't remember his name but I do remember the vanity plate 'sptnik' as I followed him for a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 5

As I finished up my round and was getting back to the bike, I met and talked some of the locals that were just getting going that morning. Turns out one of the guys was the guy on the mower at John...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day5

The course itself is 6 holes, with three different tees on each hole to allow you to get 18 holes in. All the holes are par 3's but you best bring at least a fairway wood as the number 1 hole plays...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 5 and home

2008.06.22 Sunday


Had spent a portion of Saturday night packing up what stuff we could. Especially since I planned on getting an early start in the morning. The thunderstorms last night had left...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 4 more

This true pasture golf. As we were finishing putting on the first hole, two mules came up to the fence from the neighboring pasture to visit.


The fairway grass was about the same height you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 4

2008.06.21 Saturday


On Friday I had been talking to Eric about my golf clubs and trying to convince him he needed to buy a set. Later in the day he was hanging around the booth and I told him...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 3

20080620 Friday


The 9 hole golf course in John Day did not open until 0800, so had coffee and breakfast at one of the vendors at the rally. Just a short ride to the Golf Course, barely even...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 2 end

Got registered at the rally found Tom Young's tent and had the clubs out on display in about an hour. About 30 minutes later sold the first set.




Kevin Pinkstaff hard at work changing tires...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 2 again

Great scenery and riding, saw several families with 5wheel trailers and quads and dirt bikes.


From Monument took the pavement to Long Creek. Finally saw another bike that looked like they were...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 2 still

Just had to take a close up of the signpost at the intersection. Those of that grew up in the 60s and 70s understand.


Sunflower Flat Road is the one that I took into Monument. It is a good...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 2 continued

On the map there was a paved road that went east off of 207 just south of Heppner that goes to Ukiah. The waitress gave me the local name for the road. Willow Creek reservoir road. Turned out to be a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day2 continued

Very nice course and well maintained a friendly grounds crew and even the members. One of which was out doing some pruning as I was walking by. Asking if I was the motorcycle that was in the lot....
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day 2

2008.06.19 Thursday


Left the motel early about 0630hrs, full tank of gas and off I went down Oregon route 207 to Heppner. As I was just getting into town I saw the familiar landmark for all...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
day one

2008 John Day golf run


This was in conjunction with the Oregon BMW Riders annual Chief Joseph Rally. I had a couple of reasons for going; Tom Young the tire vendor at the rally was short...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By nwrider50
John Day, OR golf trip and BMW Rally

I am not sure how much can be put into a single post so I broke them into seperate posts for each photo, the entire ride report in pdf is on my website www.zrtours.com
Forum: Canada 07-10-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
cooler weather

I am a firm believer in better living (riding) through modern electric clothing
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 31,302
Posted By nwrider50
hey GS

thought i would post a note to let you know that I have joined the ranks of the wounded. Broke my collarbone, left side for the third time, and a couple of ribs. Did it screwing around on mini-bikes...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
trip postponed

had to postpone trip, I broke my collarbone and cracked a couple of ribs, on the 4th of july, the day before i was to leave. Did the damage riding dirt bikes around the compound. Trip rescheduled for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 31,302
Posted By nwrider50
injuries

been off the thread for awhile and sorry to hear about the injuries, loved the xray pictures, you guys heal up.
Forum: Canada 04-24-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
places to stay and Stuff

Squonker; thanks for the info you can Send a PM or email me dale@ZRTours.com
Forum: Canada 04-23-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
mike I can even make up a set of collapsible...

mike

I can even make up a set of collapsible golf clubs for you. started making my own after original supplier let me down. nice to have your own machine shop in the back yard.

dale z
Forum: Canada 04-23-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
thanks for the info. That leg of the trip i will...

thanks for the info. That leg of the trip i will make the go/no go decision probably when i get to Dawson and see what road conditions are like. At least i know it can be done.
Forum: Canada 04-23-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
I will take any suggestions, especially for nwt....

I will take any suggestions, especially for nwt. I have driven the alcan and cassiar before, not on the bike, had the motor home, so camping was just a matter of finding a flat spot to park. On the...
Forum: Canada 04-23-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By nwrider50
Mike, yeah it is me. I didn't make the trip last...

Mike, yeah it is me. I didn't make the trip last year had to postpone, mom (82) fell and broke her hip about a 3 weeks before i was planning on leaving. Needed to get her through the surgery and...
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