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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,766
Posted By Hammer
Hammer

This is Hammer's daughter posting. I just wanted to let you all know that he passed away yesterday from lymphoma. He so enjoyed interacting with this community. His loved to push the limits of life...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By Hammer
You have been identified by your local community...

You have been identified by your local community (organization) as a revenue stream. The best solution may be to make sure there is plenty of Vaseline in the First Aid Kit, as it could significantly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7,411
Views: 390,327
Posted By Hammer
I think yer at Crossett's Mobil station. Am I...

I think yer at Crossett's Mobil station.
Am I gettin' warmer?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Hammer
Should I bring my 950? :evil

Should I bring my 950? :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By Hammer
I'm sympathetic to this cause, but the moment you...

I'm sympathetic to this cause, but the moment you align with the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters or any of the other "occupy" mental midgets, I am out.
The 99% is more like 9.9%
I think they...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-04-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By Hammer
Know of any such problems with heavy-duty...

Know of any such problems with heavy-duty vehicles?
Not askin' ya to name names, just wondering out LOUD
As long as federal mandate will allow things to be built to a standard of 25.4MM, the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,675
Posted By Hammer
Our math system isn't metric? All this time I've...

Our math system isn't metric? All this time I've been teaching it's base ten (metric!)
Now our measurement system, that's a chocolate mess..... :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Hammer
No sweat.... It gotcha plenty of good press. ...

No sweat....
It gotcha plenty of good press.
Keep up the good work, and don't let the customer drag you to their level! :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Hammer
Lemme tell ya as a veteran of several Baja rides,...

Lemme tell ya as a veteran of several Baja rides, it is as much fun as you can have with your pants on.
I know of late the press has been bad, but the route Dave uses is rural and avoids all the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-04-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Hammer
Wear your pumpkin colors, the hunters will be...

Wear your pumpkin colors, the hunters will be thick! :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By Hammer
Nice RR Need any help callin' woofs? Think...

Nice RR
Need any help callin' woofs?
Think they'd be easier to call once the snow flies?
Is the gov'ner's policy still SSS? :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,434
Posted By Hammer
I got fed up some time ago. sometimes it's parts,...

I got fed up some time ago. sometimes it's parts, sometimes service. I get what I need without a bunch of grief now, I just order it online.
Tho I know some in service, the service counter made it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,331
Posted By Hammer
So, yer sayin' I got some kind of break for 17...

So, yer sayin' I got some kind of break for 17 over? Now THAT'S a first!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Hammer
No surprise on the Lolo. I wonder if there are...

No surprise on the Lolo. I wonder if there are several high roads/passes that might not open this year at all.

But the TP. What cornfuzes me is how they change them rolls of TP. That must be one...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hammer
It's OK, Tod. you done good- real good. No need...

It's OK, Tod. you done good- real good. No need to defend the legislature. It's broke and can't/won't be fixed. Their day is comin' :flush

Meantime, I am delaying getting my plate for my street...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hammer
Are you one of thier spin doctors? :puke1 If so,...

Are you one of thier spin doctors? :puke1 If so, well done! :thumb
PS don't take me too seriously....
Let's think of it a different way. First, they pass a law. THEN, they try to decide how to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,204
Posted By Hammer
Good stuff! I rode Moab last year, and there are...

Good stuff! I rode Moab last year, and there are lots of places with huge exposure and gnarly terrain. Some are now closed to M/Cs after too many rescue and body pickups. Larry M and I attended one...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Hammer
500 in a day and 2 wrecks

But the wrecks weren't me.
I went over to Omak Saturday, via Winthrop, Boulder Creek, FS37, Baldy Pass, Granite Creek, Conconully, Salmon Creek, and to the out-laws.
Took a spirited pace over the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,054
Posted By Hammer
You did good getting the full size pic. Now,...

You did good getting the full size pic. Now, understanding how you did it:
When you are in your own album, like was shown above^^^ follow Mike's directions.
When I visit your album, I don't have as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,054
Posted By Hammer
Ah, the famous Hoary house at the bike lift. I've...

Ah, the famous Hoary house at the bike lift. I've heard of that....:huh
Er, wait, maybe I got my messages mixed
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Hammer
I did that a couple years ago. Deer went down, I...

I did that a couple years ago. Deer went down, I didn't. I don't know who was more skeered by it, but I bet I know who settled down with more alcohol.... :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,054
Posted By Hammer
oh, I'll be keepin' an eye out..... :evil

oh, I'll be keepin' an eye out..... :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Hammer
Thanks Dave. I'd take input from more than one...

Thanks Dave. I'd take input from more than one source, too...... :norton

I'll be going over on street skins so need it to be pretty much snow free.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By Hammer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hammer
It's all hannl'd now. WSP showed up and got him a...

It's all hannl'd now. WSP showed up and got him a tow.
Maybe he was in a high traffic/hazard area.
I offered to take him to Hwy 20 motorsports- course they aren't open until Monday (or maybe...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hammer
PM'd the OP

PM'd the OP
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Hammer
Ya, I've pretty much settled my gearing, having...

Ya, I've pretty much settled my gearing, having been thru a variety of sprockets and tire sizes. I am tired of the 525 runaround, so thought I'd ask if there were an easy way to convert. It appears...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Hammer
It's like riding a motorcycle- if you have to ask...

It's like riding a motorcycle- if you have to ask why, you wouldn't understand....
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By Hammer
520 chain conversion?

Anyone know of a conversion kit to 520 chain?
Anyone tried chucking up sprockets and narrowing their 525 sprockets to 520 width?
Any practical way to go to 520 is appreciated..... :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By Hammer
I think the question is more, can it be done from...

I think the question is more, can it be done from the Montana side, thru Magruder.
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w15/HammerMTB/DSCF0225.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Hammer
I like to ride the 'roots, and have 2 main routes...

I like to ride the 'roots, and have 2 main routes I use from my house (in the Skagit Valley)
First one is more or less as above, Hwy 20 to Tiger, then N to Sullivan Lake (can you tell I don't take...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By Hammer
How appropriate for the state to begin licensing...

How appropriate for the state to begin licensing dirt bikes in January, when as we all know, there will be general clamor to get those plates and get out to use them.
There can be no more inept,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Hammer
No takers.... Mornin' run east was very light...

No takers....
Mornin' run east was very light traffic... great twisties in the canyons.
Cimmin roll and Mocha was good as ever in Winthrop.
Westbound was more pylons to wind around, but a nice run...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Hammer
Thunder in the canyon, 6-12-11

I think I'm hearing thunder in the canyons between Newhalem and Mazama. I think I hear it tomorrow morning. Cinnamon rolls and latte's in Winthrop.
PM me if yer in.
No hooligan riding. :evil That...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By Hammer
Why would you go in this way when the bridge is...

Why would you go in this way when the bridge is finished now?
And that water is way too high for me & the 525 to try. Prolly mostly snow melt, too, so C-C-Cold
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By Hammer
Yeah, the H-D dealer is a good call. As I said, I...

Yeah, the H-D dealer is a good call. As I said, I used them to the tune of $2.40 each. I'll haveta go look at the shim kit, but in the end I really didn't want a whole butt-load of shims, just the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-05-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By Hammer
Pissed "You want how much for valve shims? !!!

It was time to adjust valves, so rather than buy a whole kit of shims, I measured everything, and went shopping. I have tried to use the local KTM dealer, Skagit Power Sports, so support would keep a...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-03-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By Hammer
What does the engine locking bolt look like?

Here's the thing:
I am adjusting my valves. I need to lock the engine at TDC. What is the thread pitch and length of the locking bolt? does it have an unthreaded portion at the end? A pic would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,440
Posted By Hammer
Coming west to east, park on the right at the...

Coming west to east, park on the right at the stop sign in Winthrop. go to the espresso stand on your right. Get your favorite breakfast beverage, and one of their cinnamon rolls. i like mine with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Hammer
Looks like you were on the Cranberry side....

Looks like you were on the Cranberry side. There's some challenging stuff, but more by Whistle and the side of Erie.
No more trials bike for me, and the 525 would not make a "leave no trace"...
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