Tacoma/South Sound ADV night at Harmon Tap Room

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Lumberjeff, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    We are leaving Tacoma Friday around 12:00pm. We will ride down and make a few stops along the way (you know how thirsty we get).

    Don't worry about nothing in the mail. Your name is on the site so your good to go. Especially now that you know it is in Oregon!

    Yes you do need ORV tags and WA tags are fine. You also need the Oregon rider education card I believe as well. You can take the test and get the card online.

    Don't forget to put your number on your bike.

    No worries and it will be a lot of fun.

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  2. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Damn that's confusing! Will get online and get 'er done.

    Hey, what Scala sets do you guys use? Any extras? If not, I'm gonna look at picking one up. Any suggestions on what NOT to use? Would no doubt be a hoot just for the running Ron & Jeff comedy show on the way down.

    Edit to add: Grrrr! That site is a PITA! 11 chapters, you have to click through each page, answer 5 or so questions at the end, and then you have to answer 50 questions at the end. If you screw up a chapter quiz, it locks you out for 10min. Bah! But I'm done.
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  3. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Edit to add: Grrrr! That site is a PITA! 11 chapters, you have to click through each page, answer 5 or so questions at the end, and then you have to answer 50 questions at the end. If you screw up a chapter quiz, it locks you out for 10min. Bah! But I'm done.[/QUOTE]

    Don't you feel safe & edumacted now though?

    Actually disregard all of the teaching because it won't apply to us.



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  4. Mrktm118

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    If you haven't picked up a scala yet I have one you can borrow. Let me know.
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  5. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Dude, that'd be way easier. I'll definitely take you up on it.

    Gotta get out now and run errands, the better to escape the bonds of honey-do tomorrow!
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  6. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Are we meeting at the north (ex116) or south (ex114) point on this?
    https://goo.gl/maps/iFG7T

    I'll be there at noon, unless you guys are running late.
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  7. Maddaddy

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    Think I'll stop in and say 'hello'.
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  8. Mrktm118

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    I'll be there this week! No bike since it will be in the shop getting the suspension done to R specs with new springs. Can't wait for the suspension to work like it should!
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  9. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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  10. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Fantastic, I cant wait to attend your Scala University. I need to attend your GPS University first though. And don't worry I'm not a bring the teacher an apple type of guy. I'll bring beer!

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  11. Mrktm118

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    Did you buy a scala? If not let me know and ill bring the one I have & you can be little fox again.
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  12. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    I ended up buying a set. First so I can talk to a kid in the side-car, and second so I can talk to you animals when I'm not too far behind, choking on KTM dust.

    Jeff, I just got done converting all the tracks to routes. Something to look at, but what maps do you have on that Monterra? If it's just the Garmin city navigator roadmaps and the 100k topo map, you'll want to go here and install these:

    1. Garmin basecamp - http://www.garmin.com/en-US/shop/downloads/basecamp
    2. Washington Topo - http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/view/522/
    3. Northwest Topos - http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/view/412/
    4. Northwest Trails - http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/view/27/
    5. US Planimetric NW - http://www.gpsfiledepot.com/maps/view/259/

    This way, you have a background when you go to actually look at the tracks, rather than a vague idea that somewhere up front, you'll turn left. Install for all that stuff should take more than 30min once you've got all of it downloaded.
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  13. Mrktm118

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    What time is the scala class this weekend?
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  14. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Woops, forgot to run that clinic. Got distracted by beer. Actually, I figure it'd be more like a guided self-interpreted tour, since I'm still learning.

    Hey Jeff, if you can't recover the Garmin streets & cities (I'd seriously holler at Garmin customer service before giving up, since you just paid for it), I just found a sealed CD from 2009. It would probably work for the meantime. I'll bring it along on Wednesday.

    If you can forward to Ron, I sent an email with the link to the Google Drive where I saved pictures. Don't have any of you guys, but some of the locations should look familiar, and the pics/vid of Mandy riding Wiel's 1200GS for her 2nd total day on 2 wheels are a hoot.

    Thanks for talking me into this one. Probably the best set of rides I've done!
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  15. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Brian, I'm glad to hear you had so much fun. I know we did too, it was a great weekend. No worries about the clinic I'm not sure that we would have been the best students anyhow. We were distracted ourselves:beer. I was able to recover the CN and it seems to be working again. Thanks for the offer of the CD though. I did forward that email to Ron as well.

    See ya tomorrow.

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  16. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Be sure to check the pic dump again. Wiel, Gerd, and Jim dropped some stuff in there, as did Mark. Ron and Jeff are in the Sugarloaf summit pics, and there's some great stuff there from rides that we all did.

    See y'all tomorrow! (This time, it's on the calendar and I know what day of the week it is!)
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  17. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Did I get your attention:ear?

    I will buy anybody that has never shown up to this meet up before their first beer tonight:1drink.
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  18. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Looks like it's going to be another night of fantastic weather. I'll be in the beer garden around 5 tonight but will have to leave around 7 for another meeting. See y'all tonight.
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  19. havoc1

    havoc1 Big Bikes, Little Brains

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    Jeff, I think I found a picture of you this weekend...

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=69669&stc=1&d=1143033512


    Or...it could be Jimmy Lewis. Maybe.

    New bash plate should show up in the mail tomorrow or Friday. Heeelllll yes! Gonna fire up these new tires. You guys doing any day-ride stuff this weekend? Wife and kids are away, so I can only leave the house for 6hrs or so at a time because I've got the mutts to worry about.
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  20. Lumberjeff

    Lumberjeff River City MC

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    Nope we're heading out on the scooters this weekend. I'll be going on the altrider hoh ride in a couple of weeks though. Hopefully with updates to my suspension & new tires.
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