Hood River Valley Rally: October 4th - 7th

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Apple Jam, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. tblume

    tblume Long timer

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  2. GSguy

    GSguy Here's a quarter.

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    The mikes And Andy we're a true pleasure to meet, even talked them in to buying a round :freaky hope to see you guys at the alley sweeper and hood river next year :thumb. Stay warm :D
  3. BSkye

    BSkye Been here awhile

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  4. Biped

    Biped NooB Again

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    Hey Jeff, heal up fast...
    Looks like you made the official 2012 KTM Adventure Rider Rally promo video. See time 1:39...

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/2FyKCc2qw2g" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  5. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Hey, AJ, status report? :ear
  6. peterman

    peterman cop magnet

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    Time for a feel good post from the flat tire crash master.
    why piss around hitting a deer?
    Hit a whole truck full of deerhunters, and show the ram worthy aspects of a motosickle!


    Talk to us AJ!,,howya doin?
  7. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Uh,
    fine, thanks.
    :huh
  8. hvman

    hvman Been here awhile

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    being up at 03:56 doesn't sound fine :D
  9. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    But unfortunately, quite normal this last month..
  10. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Hey AJ! How's the 990ADV repairs going? Looking forward to seeing your smiling face in the woods on your bike again.
  11. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    sorry, didn't see this, I figured this thread would be way back on page 15 by now

    Bike's just all apart right now.
    I haven't yet seen the check they tell me is in the mail.
    Progressive has been pretty easy to work with.
    I made a list, got a visit from Flo (aren't all Progressive employees named Flo?).
    She turned my list into an estimate with no fuss.
    and.....they're gonna pay me $45/hr to fix it...:eek1

    I have ALL the big service items to do also, so it'll be a little while.
    I almost rode Mustangshelly's DR200 to town today,....
    but the 28 degree weather found me in my pickup.
    I know....I'm going soft.....
  12. Squishy

    Squishy Elastically-kinematic.

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    Progressive, coming through...sweet. I wish my insurance paid me by the hour to put my house back together!

    Hey i know this guy who used to ride a Vespa to run erands when rebuilding his '68 Triumph, easy to get around on & don't have to throw your leg over to get on it. It all works.
  13. Ryel

    Ryel Been here awhile

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    that wouldn't have been Ann-Margret would it?
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    Squishy Elastically-kinematic.

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  15. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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    Hey bud, that's what armor is for, all that softness!

    I got my bike chained down to the trailer 2 days ago. Started reefing on it with my metal working tools (you know: stone axe, long piece of driftwood).

    It's about halfway back to normal; straighter than me, I'd say! Might need a bud over to reef both sides at same time, just another excuse to drink more PBR. I've seen lots worse, see it in the mirror every morning when I go to shave.

    Got new fender and tail light coming, needed those anyway they were hammered from use down south. Need a new front disk cover, that is now "acerbis-ancient" technology.

    This bike just will not lay down and die; it's gonnal hoik wheelies for the Mexican militar drug & weapons checkpoints again!

    Just might veer to the left a wee bit.

    Needs a 990-slash sticker. Four more and I'm an ace! :rofl
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    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    You can have what is left of the one I took off my XR.
  17. Road Rash

    Road Rash Infamous

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    If ya can't find a bud to help ya out, I can come over.................and drink up all of your cheap beer for a change :lol3
  18. Apple Jam

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    I could be that bud.....
    My rear subframe got a bit twisted up, too,
    .....but it's been welded on and reinforced so much that I didn't bother claiming that.
    It just needs one of those special metal-working tools like yours, Hells.

    Rest assured that the biggest piece of your old disc cover has become "Garage Art"
  19. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Road Rash told me that you always veered to the left a little bit, anyway.

    Is that akin to "notches in the bedpost"?
  20. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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    Did so to minimize the roost he had to eat every time I towed him and his bike out of whatever ditch he got himself into.