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Forum: Hacks Today, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 670,408
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Not quite sure there is anything to say about...

Not quite sure there is anything to say about this (http://daytona.craigslist.org/cto/4803708149.html)one ... though the TV in the 'camper' is a nice touch.
...
Forum: Racing 12-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 59,199
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Farioli bought a practice bike off me earlier in...

Farioli bought a practice bike off me earlier in the year ... Good luck, mate, I'll be cheering for ya!
:clap
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Was this through a rental company out there? If...

Was this through a rental company out there? If so, how did you find the experience? Been toying with the idea of doing one of these trips, I would be interested to hear how you got on.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Are you sure Alyx knew which bike it was? I think...

Are you sure Alyx knew which bike it was? I think he found it a little frustrating last time I took it to him!

None of the connectors are melted, but the whole harness congealed into one lump,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Custom harness, north Seattle area?

So, my much modified sidecar melted it's harness. I cannot for the life of me find a replacement item, so was thinking about just getting a custom harness made up for it. I'm not brave enough to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 2,152,440
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Dr350

Seems like a nicely set up 350, for a decent price ...

DR350 (http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/mcy/4798686498.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00A0A_klSYvGEK8hh_600x450.jpg
Forum: Hacks 12-10-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3,935
Views: 670,408
Posted By whitham_wannabe
How to get a good kicking at any BMW rally ......

How to get a good kicking at any BMW rally ... show up on this (http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/4794586840.html)!

http://images.craigslist.org/00h0h_cUbGblATeLz_600x450.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,875
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Use carpet. I've always had great success using...

Use carpet. I've always had great success using the floor mats from a stuck car to get it unstuck again. Absolutely ABS off, though. And if you're really concerned get a second set of hands to help...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By whitham_wannabe
You need to have several locations, so you can...

You need to have several locations, so you can switch it up and edit it together. Footage of riding is dull enough already, especially when it is all from the same perspective. I've used a two foot...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 2,152,440
Posted By whitham_wannabe
BSA...

BSA (http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4773387671.html)

"1970 BSA Victor, this is a man's motorcycle, not for you effeminate Seattle hipster bitches." :clap
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9,020
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,298,481
Posted By whitham_wannabe
And while I'm at it ...! For Sale, Zero FX...

And while I'm at it ...!

For Sale, Zero FX 2.8. Just about a year old, and less than 100 miles. This and it's sister bike were bought as a company bike for us to mount cameras onto, but we only...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9,020
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,298,481
Posted By whitham_wannabe
2005 Husaberg FE450

My poor old Husaberg isn't seeing the action it deserves ... 2005, Baja Designs lighting kit, plated and tabbed through April. E-start, but rarely has enough oomph to spin it over. I always assume it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Things are changing up there .... 17 from the...

Things are changing up there .... 17 from the north end:

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/IMG_2910_zps138c1ac5.jpg

... and 18....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10,377
Views: 2,152,440
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Morris Minor rock crawler...

Morris Minor rock crawler (http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/cto/4772568900.html) ... you know it makes sense.

http://images.craigslist.org/00808_jzGaaaGB40y_600x450.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,819
Posted By whitham_wannabe
God, some of you guys piss me off. Half of the...

God, some of you guys piss me off. Half of the replies on here seem to be implying that the OP must have done something wrong, something that justified some asshat taking a swipe at him repeatedly...
Forum: Hacks 11-08-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,250
Posted By whitham_wannabe
This one? :evil ...

This one? :evil

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/Utah/DSC_0208.jpg

Chris is a good guy, always took the time to answers any questions I had about his old rig that is now...
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 210,802
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Wearing my Devil's Advocate Hat .. Why is...

Wearing my Devil's Advocate Hat ..

Why is everyone so pissed with the double points thing?

In the event that Hamilton beats Nico next race, Bernie's double points idea has worked out perfectly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By whitham_wannabe
I ride my R100 hack in the winter snow. Riding to...

I ride my R100 hack in the winter snow. Riding to work on a snowy morning like a little mini adventure to start the day, and I love it.

It is worth considering the actions of others and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,412
Posted By whitham_wannabe
I find it so infuriating to hear the attitude...

I find it so infuriating to hear the attitude that those two bits of eye candy showed at the end of the piece.

A bunch of academics at the University put together a report analysing a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-25-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4,331
Views: 853,481
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Apologies for the poor quality photos ... the...

Apologies for the poor quality photos ... the Nikon stayed home because it was pouring rain, so all I had was the iPhone.

Rode out last weekend over 2 to Leavenworth, got soaked and was second...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-24-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,095
Posted By whitham_wannabe
"Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger...

"Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now ..." :D

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/IMG_2845_zpse267082a.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Bracket for my controller made from purest carbon...

Bracket for my controller made from purest carbon fiber ... because saving a gram or two is so very important on a 400+lb motorbike! :rofl

Wire exits at the front of the seat.
...
Forum: Hacks 10-20-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,546
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Rode this a couple of years ago .... :evil ...

Rode this a couple of years ago .... :evil

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/ChelanRally/DSC_0489.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,731
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Signed up too, this is very cool! ...

Signed up too, this is very cool!

"WW"
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,179
Posted By whitham_wannabe
I'm the mumbling englishman with Bruce. ...

I'm the mumbling englishman with Bruce.

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/IMG_0851_zps3ebcc778.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-03-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4,331
Views: 853,481
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Took my annual visit up to Blue Lake, North...

Took my annual visit up to Blue Lake, North Cascades yesterday. Rode out on Wednesday night, camped close by so I could be up there early, and have the place to myself for a while.
...
Forum: Hacks 09-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Yup, Boxer Metal Chris' build. I can take some...

Yup, Boxer Metal Chris' build. I can take some photos if you like, but his build photos linked above will probably give more insight.

But ... if you have the skills and the desire, it can be done!
Forum: Hacks 09-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Something like this? ...

Something like this?

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/Utah/DSC_0419.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,905
Posted By whitham_wannabe
When I bought mine, the mantra was that it was my...

When I bought mine, the mantra was that it was my last new bike until it hit 100,000 miles. Just past 66,000 and to be honest I would only want to replace it with another one, so why bother? I love...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 193,712
Posted By whitham_wannabe
My twin setup, on Brittannia Composites fairing. ...

My twin setup, on Brittannia Composites fairing.

Why two, you may ask? Because of the LEGENDARY reliability of Garmin products ... the Zumo is the third replacement unit, the Montana is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 112,063
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Stealth camping is the only way to go ......

Stealth camping is the only way to go ... sometimes it sucks, sometimes it is amazing.

This was alongside a Indian knick-knack kiosk, just south of Mexican Hat....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,278
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Just rode through there a couple of months ago...

Just rode through there a couple of months ago ... Fuel in Gerlach and Fields as mentioned, and about 150 miles if you go up through Soldier Meadows. Fun ride, nice and remote!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,472
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Credit where credit is due ... this casual...

Credit where credit is due ... this casual parking job, with no mention made of it in the post, may be the funniest thing I've seen on ADV. :rofl
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Bruce is very nervous for his film debut ... ...

Bruce is very nervous for his film debut ...
http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/Snapbucket/IMG_2032_zpsb9efb274.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,138
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Ha ha! You really live up to your user name,...

Ha ha! You really live up to your user name, dontcha! :D

Man, this sucks ... just bought a really nice used DRZ from there a couple of months ago. One of the least pretentious shops in the area.
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 210,802
Posted By whitham_wannabe
People are really trying to blame Hamilton for...

People are really trying to blame Hamilton for this incident?!

Imagine the same move pulled in WTCC or BTCC. The outcome would have been that the front car was spun out in the second part of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-25-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By whitham_wannabe
New Fueling Issue!

So, I have a new issue with the ol' 800. This has happened a couple of times now, and is different to the old issue (cuts out, but restarts when the fuel is low and the temps are high).

This time,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By whitham_wannabe
We went down there couple of years ago. Usal is...

We went down there couple of years ago. Usal is pretty straightforward, but a really nice area to explore.

RIDE REPORT (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=831346)
Forum: Hacks 08-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 56,005
Posted By whitham_wannabe
Can never resist an opportunity to post pics of...

Can never resist an opportunity to post pics of mine ...

Built by Chris down at Boxer Metal.

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww43/whitham_wannabe/Utah/DSC_0174.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,168
Posted By whitham_wannabe
That route is like deja vu from a couple of rides...

That route is like deja vu from a couple of rides I've taken in the last few weeks. Awesome, awesome riding out there, but beware the closed routes. It feels like there is a passive attempt to get...
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