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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-21-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Scoutman
I will give that a try....Thanks!

I will give that a try....Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Scoutman
By all means.... plan away.... As for routes in...

By all means.... plan away.... As for routes in Canada, I am searching for those now. I have some decent maps of BC someplace and Im hoping to find something interesting up there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Scoutman
Thanks guys, I appreciate the suggestions... I...

Thanks guys, I appreciate the suggestions... I kind of figured that there weren't any real good options but thought it worth asking. As TB mentioned, everything seems to dead end. I've ridden...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Scoutman
GSCOTT - I searched around the FAQ and couldn't...

GSCOTT - I searched around the FAQ and couldn't really find the answer, but part of it was as you say, making a folder called TRACKS to put the file into. I also decided to install OSMAND on the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-18-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By Scoutman
Exporting GPX to OSMAND on Droid RazrX

I have been trying to set up my phone as a functioning GPS over the last couple of days and have to say the learning curve is fairly steep for self described Luddite. I have managed to download...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By Scoutman
Dirt/Back Roads from Sumas to Plain?

In the process of planning the last day of a week long trip over to Plain for the TT rally and cant seem to find a US route from Sumas to Plain that doesn't involve SR2, SR20 OR I5...... We've...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Scoutman
Guess we'll find out but sounds to me like its...

Guess we'll find out but sounds to me like its the fan switch if it is not coming on until 6 bars. I too had mine go out about 75,000 miles and replaced it with the low temp version which now kicks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Wow.... Getting to be a regular Bonner County...

Wow.... Getting to be a regular Bonner County Contingency around here! Brian..... Did you ever make it over Pass Creek and out to Metaline this year? I have been over at Bead/Mystic Lake and out...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,356
Views: 156,167
Posted By Scoutman
I for 1 hope that the rumor of an X/Off Road...

I for 1 hope that the rumor of an X/Off Road model is true. Something akin to the 990 Baja without (what I feel to be) unnecessary electronic gizmos like ABS and traction control. If it came out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 815
Posted By Scoutman
^ This............. Sad but True

^ This............. Sad but True
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 815
Posted By Scoutman
When the heck did the NW Forest Pass come in to...

When the heck did the NW Forest Pass come in to existence? Having lived, camped, ridden and played in the Colville NF my entire life, I have never heard of such a thing...... Ignorance is bliss I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-09-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,857
Posted By Scoutman
80,000 Miles on my 05 950, In all that time I...

80,000 Miles on my 05 950, In all that time I have had other bikes, CRs, XRs, YZF, KLRs, FZ1, etc...... I have sold all of them but the 950. It does everything I want it to, wherever I want...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Scoutman
Snotel is accurate and has a few sites up here. ...

Snotel is accurate and has a few sites up here.

http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snow/index.html

I haven't been to any of those spots but have spent a bit of time this spring riding up here around...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Did you make it all the way over on 302? That...

Did you make it all the way over on 302? That would really be something as that usually isn't doable until middle May at the earliest. Given the lack of snow, you might have a shot. I was going...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Scoutman
For the money, I decided to try a clutch kit from...

For the money, I decided to try a clutch kit from Outlaw Racing......that was about 10K mikes ago... I am pretty hard on my clutch with some fairly steep trail work where slipping the clutch is a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Scoutman
Holy Crap.... Just knowing what to call it opened...

Holy Crap.... Just knowing what to call it opened up a ton of similar cases, including yours.... I have been searching everything I could find since last fall to determine the reason for the loss...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-14-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By Scoutman
Front Slide Not Moving

Howdy gents,

Last fall, I was coming down a long downhill section of trail when my reliable old 950 backfired and died. The bike restarted, but since has felt kind of flat.... ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-13-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Most definitely... Us 7B (or almost 7B) guys need...

Most definitely... Us 7B (or almost 7B) guys need to stick together. Lots of good riding to be had in the HooDoos and up around the lake here once the snow is gone.. I will PM you my contact info...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Sunday was indeed a great day for a ride. I am...

Sunday was indeed a great day for a ride. I am over by Priest River and have never been able to ride in December or February that I can recall, at least not in the last 25 years. We made a quick...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By Scoutman
Cell/Radio tower sites....... Easy to spot, can...

Cell/Radio tower sites....... Easy to spot, can be fun to find, the gates around here are usually unlocked, and free..... Other than that, dispersed camping is allowed on most state/fed...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
I wish.... You are in my back yard.... Just...

I wish.... You are in my back yard.... Just talked to the head forester at Sullivan last night.... He said Pass Creek might be open but it would be close... I'll be hanging out with my kids on Sun...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Are you guys trying to run the 302 up and over...

Are you guys trying to run the 302 up and over Pass Creek to Sullivan Lake? Sat or Sun?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,088
Posted By Scoutman
I'll join in with the masses and say service the...

I'll join in with the masses and say service the thing and ride the crap out of it. Yours is still a baby.....I have an 05 with over 70K miles..... I would would take it anyplace...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,200
Posted By Scoutman
Great Job Guys! Glad to see it back up and...

Great Job Guys! Glad to see it back up and running. Just finished the last of the beers tonight, so it was a good trade all around. I still have that sprocket, will try to get it out to you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Thanks!.. It looks like we enjoy a lot of the...

Thanks!.. It looks like we enjoy a lot of the same types of trails and roads.

I believe too much Drift Busting is what caused my clutch to wear prematurely too.... well that and taking out my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Had a fantastic 4 day trip about the Evergreen...

Had a fantastic 4 day trip about the Evergreen State that included a trip over Bethel Ridge on the WABDR

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2895/14154330810_75a28b95de_c.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 350,055
Posted By Scoutman
Made it up and over Bethel Ridge (FS1500) from...

Made it up and over Bethel Ridge (FS1500) from the Hanging Tree CG to HW12 on Saturday morning 31 MAY. The last sections of snow were ugly and it likely cost me a clutch in the 950 but it is doable...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Count me in... As soon as I get a new clutch...

Count me in... As soon as I get a new clutch back in the ol Katoom I'd love to go
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,861
Posted By Scoutman
I am making the trip over to Castle Rock for the...

I am making the trip over to Castle Rock for the carnage... Leaving N. ID tomorrow, going to try to get in as much of sections 1 and 2 of the WBCDR as possible, check out Mt. St. Helens and then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
I'd be up for something like that on a semi...

I'd be up for something like that on a semi regular basis... A guy has to ride and should eat on occasion too
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Scoutman
I tried cleaning the terminals and it didn't seem...

I tried cleaning the terminals and it didn't seem to make any difference. I went ahead and ordered the low temp switch from KTM, but I also ordered the unit I linked to see if the really are a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Scoutman
Thanks D2D...... I was thinking about using a...

Thanks D2D...... I was thinking about using a lower temp switch and putting in a second fan as I will be heading down to Bonneville for the speed runs later this summer..... A little research...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Things didn't go quite as planned today, but I...

Things didn't go quite as planned today, but I finally made it home. A bad thermo-switch made it a somewhat longer day than I planned... The good news is that there is a path across the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
That is one sleek and sexy machine Smithe.......

That is one sleek and sexy machine Smithe.... Congrats!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By Scoutman
Faulty Thermo-Switch??

Put on about 150 miles of fairly slow (25mph) off road work today and had the bike really overheat on me for the first time ever (70K miles). After it cooled down, I noticed that it kept hitting 5...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Looks great! ... Did you upgrade your charging...

Looks great! ... Did you upgrade your charging system or is still stock? There is a lovely Teal and Purple KLR sitting neglected in my garage that I might actually ride if it wasnt so hideous. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
Looks very sharp, Kind of what I have in mind...

Looks very sharp, Kind of what I have in mind for my Barbie Mobile..... What light is that?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 406,335
Posted By Scoutman
My uneducated vote is for the holdover 2010...

My uneducated vote is for the holdover 2010 Moto-Guzzi Stelvio at Empire, only because I know you could get a smoking deal on that bike and it's the one I would go buy if I was in the market..........
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11,556
Views: 2,340,736
Posted By Scoutman
Pretty nice 74 TY250A Trials bike. No...

Pretty nice 74 TY250A Trials bike. No affiliation...but seems like a decent price.



http://kpr.craigslist.org/mcy/4467442331.html
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,200
Posted By Scoutman
For the OP...

For the OP (https://www.flickr.com/photos/124250183@N02/13998308659)
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7372/13998308659_e76928d988_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/124250183@N02/13998308659)
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