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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Cameras-got it! Thanks, I knew I left something...

Cameras-got it! Thanks, I knew I left something out, :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Wink Did I leave anything out?

So, here's the "Plan". I don't have one...


Well, kinda sorta, Friday we meet at the porn place Fletch seems to habitat frequently at 1400 (2PM for you civilian minded folks), swap some spit...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 70,238
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
It may be a bit, the 24hrs of Starvation Ridge...

It may be a bit, the 24hrs of Starvation Ridge race is approaching, we have a total of 3 teams we are working on, 1 of which is a total newb team, so lots of stuff we are focusing on. My machinist...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,674
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
With torque pliers, duh!!:eek1 Found on page...

With torque pliers, duh!!:eek1 Found on page 3213 in the Tourawreck catalog:wink:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,085
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Cyclops Adventure Sports in Kent. ...

Cyclops Adventure Sports in Kent.

http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/dual-sport-bike-accessories.html

Can't say enough good about him.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-14-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 70,238
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
You will need one stock fiber that is in good...

You will need one stock fiber that is in good shape. I am working on a fix that will be vastly cheaper than buying a new set of fibers ($400). More to come if everything works out. FWIW, I'm not...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 144,441
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
The wide angle filter does indeed do this. Very...

The wide angle filter does indeed do this. Very distinct cutoff line. As the saying goes, ask, and receive:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,975
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Something else to try. Another guess. Turn the...

Something else to try. Another guess. Turn the key on, do not start the bike. Roll on full throw, roll off completely. 2 this twice, turn off key, turn it back on, wait for it to cycle, srrat the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,703
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Well done G!!!!! Welcome to the frat house :) ...

Well done G!!!!! Welcome to the frat house :) Between the two, for what you seek, I'd get the 1200GSA.

Thanks for being a good sport:D
Forum: Vendors 09-12-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 144,441
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Erling, if only I could get this much on the...

Erling, if only I could get this much on the EXC!! FWIW, I have seen 2 Nissan Leaf's ignite as I was headed the other way:evil

To fully appreciate this setup one must ride it at night, pictures...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,703
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Based on response to Loutre I would recomend this...

Based on response to Loutre I would recomend this bike.
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,288
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Hmmmm, this may be next on my bike. I run the...

Hmmmm, this may be next on my bike. I run the chain looser than most, often get the "Dude, that's kinda loose" from many. Never tossed a chain, but I am anal whenever off road about chain...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,975
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Yes, F800GS, 2010. It was intermittent, Started...

Yes, F800GS, 2010. It was intermittent, Started on a return trip from AZ, thought it was gas, then again on a known source of gas. Cut, spliced and no issues since. Don't need no stinkin SSS!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-12-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,975
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Side stand switch. Ignore it, and it will bite...

Side stand switch. Ignore it, and it will bite again. Don't ask me how I know.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,674
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Track ADV Style!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=aT9QEez6ALA&feature=em-upload_owner
Forum: Vendors 09-10-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 166,330
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
HID to LED

Just got done converting my 8" HID race light to LED. Wired to OEM switch on the EXC, not dark yet, but so far WOW!! I didn't expect to have a cutoff line, but I do. Bike is ready for the upcoming...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Thumb Throwin down the gauntlet

Locked in!! I'll be running the GS again, hopefully the electrical gremlins will stay at bay.

Heck, we even had a lady rider this year, seems she had more intestinal fortitude (balls) than many...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 144,441
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
My setup

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/oo2/SFCMAIN/2010%20Ultimate%20F800GS/CBM_5626.jpg (http://s356.photobucket.com/user/SFCMAIN/media/2010%20Ultimate%20F800GS/CBM_5626.jpg.html)

Overkill? Nope,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
I'm up North in Port Orchard, if you care to make...

I'm up North in Port Orchard, if you care to make the trip I have a set you can use. Shoot me a PM and let me know. 3ish hours from Portland..
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Maddaddy, y'all doing the ADV Class?:deal

Maddaddy, y'all doing the ADV Class?:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
2014 24 HRs of Starvation Ridge

Who's going, who's racing, and if neither, why not?

http://www.overthebarsgang.com/index.php?module=News&func=display&sid=26

My team #is 101F and our team name is --Wait For It---

Gonna be...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
It's getting ready to blowup. I know a guy who...

It's getting ready to blowup. I know a guy who will haul it away on the cheap ;)
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Thanks Reaver! I have a lift as well as an...

Thanks Reaver! I have a lift as well as an overhead beam for a hoist, should be fairly straight forward. My buddy is headed back to some oil rig (rope access NDE inspector) and will be gone till...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-03-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Thanks all :) I contacted the guy (Bob) on the...

Thanks all :) I contacted the guy (Bob) on the 2013 motor, turns out he is a guy I know!!! And yes he is local to me. We got my buddies bike home and all he could do chill after a long trip being...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,330
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
What Greg said. I'll also throw in the don't...

What Greg said. I'll also throw in the don't ride over your head, unless of course your buddy is filming the event to share with the fellow inmates.! Bad form makes great pictures:deal

Most...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,284
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
I'da been there, but I was picking up (yesterday...

I'da been there, but I was picking up (yesterday afternoon) fellow ADVr who blew his motor East of Cle Elum! Got him home to Bellingham today, even found him (Thanks Reaver) a replacement chunk!!...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,470
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
And 2 more Rekluse equipped GSs!! Stand by...

And 2 more Rekluse equipped GSs!!

Stand by for those with worn OEM fibers, I may have a cheap solution in the works for our fellow inmates who want to do the Rekluse but don't want to buy new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,470
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
I use a Pronghorn Strap from Giant Loop, simple...

I use a Pronghorn Strap from Giant Loop, simple wrap around the front brake lever and instant parking brake. Useful for any bike to keep the front tire from rolling when picking it up from the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Motor has acquired a gravel sound!!

So, a buddies bike sounds like a box of rocks, likely a connecting rod bearing, runs, but barely and needs attention soon. After doing some searching we couldn't find anyone who had hot rodded an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Good stuff today, did some nice warm up laps in...

Good stuff today, did some nice warm up laps in the rain, cup of coffee, more rain laps with signs of clearing. Dry line developed, speeds came up. Track dried really well, got some hot laps in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,749
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Good Read

http://www.soundrider.com/archive/editorial/ultimate_adventure_bike.aspx
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,186
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
He really read it slow:wink:

He really read it slow:wink:
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0269...

http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0269/

This is what I have had my eye on.

http://www.motionpro.com/motorcycle/partno/08-0544/
These would be even nicer when needed.....
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,470
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Mike, just carry a 13mm wrench with you when you...

Mike, just carry a 13mm wrench with you when you leave. Break in is important to many and shouldn't be skipped. The Pazzo wont hurt anything and makes no real difference in distance for the purpose...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Heck, they may even deliver the bike to you.

Heck, they may even deliver the bike to you.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,560
Views: 278,330
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
A bit of training will serve you well.

A bit of training will serve you well.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,674
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Yes on the helmet, I had the standard Variant...

Yes on the helmet, I had the standard Variant when it first came out, liked it so much I got the CF version. It would be nice if the opening where a bit bigger for easier goggle use, but I found a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 63,674
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/oo2/SFCMAIN/Lee...

http://i356.photobucket.com/albums/oo2/SFCMAIN/Lee%20Parks%20ARC%2017%20AUG2014%20Olympia%20WA/BJT_8196.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,470
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
I would recommend double checking install, I've...

I would recommend double checking install, I've not heard any noise on any of the versions I have run either. My Z Start Pro on my 450 EXC has a squeal when it is cold, but nothing from the F8GS.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By SOP Dirt-Rider
Yup!! I'll be there with the misses, looking...

Yup!! I'll be there with the misses, looking forward to meeting you :)
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