Eugene / Springfield Meet-ups

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by G-Funk, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. linkweewee

    linkweewee tantum quantum

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    Those two 4 one girls are mine

    cya Wednesday
  2. Czechplease

    Czechplease uncategorizeable

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    Gosh Dang It.....
    I wanna be like you big kids so bad....after seeing this pic that looks like a spot I know between B'ville and Sweet Home....I'm gonna go out in the morning on the Klr and it's Gripsters and try not to fall down. I've driven it in the Jeep a bunch of times and the red clay is squirrely as hell.
    I'll be by myself so the whole "no pics...didn't happen" stuff shouldn't apply.
    'sides....if I drop it I'll take a pic before picking it up.
  3. peterman

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    would those be the gurls you met at Skysmokeaway last time we were there?

    I'd figgered then that you got all their contact info,,dating thread starter that you are and all.
    We even discussed it there by the river that night,,which one of them would have a tattoo along their crescent curved Cesarean scar, saying LINKWEEWEE, and done in an artistic fashion so as to look like a smile with big Chic-let sized cartoon teeth.
    So,, are you bringing them to the meetup?
    We'll have to go out on the back deck if they wanna show their titties again,,they won't stand for it near the kitchen,,food rules, and all that safety stuff.
    But I'm sure some would like to see the new tattoos, maybe we can use the glaring intensity of the off road lights we've been looking at!
    "Bring your car around to the back wouldya Link,, she can't get her nekkid ass up on the hood of a taller one".,,"You guys with the new lights,,STAND BY!,,,Link's Vista Park girls are in town! :freaky
  4. tblume

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    Coulda showd up at monkey HQ and shared the joys of being last....:puke1
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    You should know that's the spot where we turned around because it was too squirrelly... :deal


    Good luck!


    Or, come with us next time. :wink::evil
  6. pHelix

    pHelix Eternal n00b

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    You should know that's the spot where we turned around because it was too squirrelly... :deal


    Good luck!


    Or, come with us next time.

    :evil

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  7. Road Rash

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  8. linkweewee

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    Hey Road Rash

    edit: nevermind
  9. oldmonkeybut

    oldmonkeybut Digital Emigrant

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    The truth is we turned around past this out of "Mercy".......the Squirrely just makes it more entertaining. If I didn't exercise a bit of compassion I would end up riding by myself fairly soon.....:D I'm all for having fun and spending all day hauling out broken people and/or broken equipment just isn't fun....

    Thanks to those who came along for a great Dualsport Ride...lets do it again soon..:clap:clap
  10. Road Rash

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    Don't you have another thread to post in? :1drink

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    This must be something new for you :lol3
  11. tblume

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    He just wanted to let Miguel pick on me...:cry

    Let's do that again! I'll get appropriate tires for the Austrian or ride the DR, it's bugs need worked out too...:puke1
  12. tblume

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    Hey, I'm without trailer or pickumup truck; is that ramp the kind of thing would fit in my land cruiser? Alternative pick-up would be tomorrow after workish- I'll get my trailer back from it's loan...
  13. peterman

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    Tim, you coule use the Royota if we can pry it out of Linda's hands.
    Or,, you could enlist Mr. Retired (with 2 pickups) BigBob! he works cheap!
  14. peterman

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    Okay,, I'll just wait here on the KLR then,,you go ahead (did I just call you goathead?) ride to the other end and check it out, then ride back here to report,, We'll be having a safety meeting while we wait for your update.
    If I still had my old RM250,,,(and I was still in my 20's),,,why I'd,,
    :freaky:clap:lol3:1drink
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    Done and done!
  17. E30Newbie

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    For those interested and those that have orders in, Thanksgiving delayed our LED light shipment by 1 day. Tracking shows delivery as this Thursday, not Wednesday as planned.

    -Ryan 541-513-8940
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    2 days early, the lights have arrived !!!!

    I will be at the pad tomorrow if anyone wants to buy items, pay for ordered items, or check out some inventory. Thank you again for any and all of those who have supported this venture. I could not do it without you.

    -Ryan 541-513-8940
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    lww.....you left before I got you paid for the tank bag....or maybe I was just ADHD'n and didn't notice you getting ready to shove off. Either way I haven't forgotten I still owe you.

    I rode into work this morning with the thing on the bike and if the gusting wind and rain didn't strip it off today...it won't ever fall off. I'm gonna do some repositioning of the two magnets in each of the side 'flaps' and I'll prolly cut off the fastex buckle on the seat end. I'm also gonna rig up a simple 550cord/snap caribiner safety cable to the bars for peace of mind, since I can't see the bag while I'm riding and I'm not sure I'd know it if it did happen to somehow get detached. Other'n that...I love the thing and my back is already glad to lose the pack weight.

    Thanks
  20. oldmonkeybut

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    Per our conversation last night.....Watt and lumen units represent different quantities, so you can't convert watts to lumens.



    Re: Lumens vrs watts
    Watts just tells you how much energy is consumed by the light. A 100 W light bulb in your house consumes 100 watts of energy per house. Incan light technology was old technology and didn't change so one 100 W bulb was more or less like another one so it had some meaning not for output but at least for how high your energy bill would be.

    LED's are much more efficient and comparing them to incan by their energy consumption makes no sense. It doesn't even make sense to compare LED's to each other that way since the technology is changing.

    Lumen ratings are what matter. Some manufacturers think they have to list watts (and bigger is better to some). Eventually they will all be listing lumen ratings as the public becomes educated.

    If I have two used Toyota Corolla's and one uses 10 gallons of gas per hour and the other one uses 5 gallons of gas per hour you're not going to pick the one that uses 10 gallons per hour just because it must be better. Talking about watts regarding LED's is just as silly.


    There is no direct proportion/formula. The newer standard appears to be lumens. Used to be candlepower years ago. Since the power management/efficiencies of different lights, bulbs, LED emitters, etc vary so much, watts can't always be considered a reliable barometer. One light may advertise 5 watts! While a different light may only use 2-3 watts, but its total lumens, beam distance, etc is superior. One way I like to think about it is like this: Cars, HP, and MPG. Just because one car has more HP than the next doesn't necessarily mean that it has a lower MPG. Some cars that have a low HP rating may be terrible at MPG. While a 436 HP 2011 Corvette may get 25+ MPG on the HWY.

    Bottom Line: I suggest comparing lumens to lumens, as long as the two lights being compared have the same ANSI FL1 specs.