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Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,984
Posted By 45LC
Mulderdog. Might log in at Cafe Husky and...

Mulderdog.

Might log in at Cafe Husky and ask around there if you haven't already.

Very active Husqvarna specific forum.
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,984
Posted By 45LC
Just picked up a leftover 2012 TE310 for a song...

Just picked up a leftover 2012 TE310 for a song from my local dealer.
New in crate, power-up kit installed.

40th b-day present to myself. Wifes only comment when I brought it home was "I...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,084
Posted By 45LC
Lots of public schools block 3g and 4g cellular...

Lots of public schools block 3g and 4g cellular signals inside thier buildings, it's perfectly legal on school grounds and paid for with our tax dollars.
Portable gps and cellular signal jammers may...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,027
Posted By 45LC
Just purchased the Patrol jacket in all black...

Just purchased the Patrol jacket in all black from Motosport, arrives tomorrow so I cant report on it yet. MS matched the lowest price I could find online, $370 and as usual no tax or shipping....
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,774
Posted By 45LC
Gave up on finding a Hyper 796 and bought the...

Gave up on finding a Hyper 796 and bought the Dorsoduro 750. Very happy with it.
http://i47.tinypic.com/163taf.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By 45LC
Odd timing to come across this thread. I know...

Odd timing to come across this thread. I know it's old but I just went through almost exactly the same thing.

Came down to signing on the dotted line for 1100 Hyper and decided to wait a few days...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,006
Posted By 45LC
Used to be my favorite store. Haven't been there...

Used to be my favorite store. Haven't been there in years.

For a very long time REI employed highly experienced mountaineers, back country skiers and top level paddlers who could give you very...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By 45LC
Didnt see the dorso thread. I have some reading...

Didnt see the dorso thread. I have some reading to do! Man that thing is long. The more i read about it the more i like it.

Several of my buddies are on Ducatis. Think id like try something...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By 45LC
Aprilia after 10 years on KTM's?

So I've been riding KTM's for the past ten years, most of them supermoto's.
Grew up riding dirt bikes in Oregon and dual sports after college because like most kids my age I was broke and they were...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,979
Posted By 45LC
Wouldn't hold your breath on that Honda coming...

Wouldn't hold your breath on that Honda coming over to this side of the pond for awhile.
Nice to finally see and inverted fork on the 650 though. DRZ400sm is a rock solid machine.
The Aprilla...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,366
Posted By 45LC
I moto commute through Seattle. yes there are...

I moto commute through Seattle. yes there are tons of a-holes and people texting, jabberin away on thier phone, putting on make up, shaving or otherwise just not watching the raod at all here.
...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 69,890
Posted By 45LC
Couple more to keep this tread interesting... ...

Couple more to keep this tread interesting...
http://i53.tinypic.com/2zxtm3s.jpg
Ok, this one isn't an SMC but it is a KTM supermoto and I rode the everloving crap out of it so it counts in my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 69,890
Posted By 45LC
This thread really needs some pics. all this talk...

This thread really needs some pics. all this talk of Distenzas is putting me to sleep.

My 2004 625 SMC, mostly stock. Pretty quick.
http://i51.tinypic.com/2w7fouq.jpg
Just picked up this 2005...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By 45LC
I've owned several DRZ400's and agree they are...

I've owned several DRZ400's and agree they are virtually bullet proof. The DR650 falls into that same catagory of durability (and weight) but I found the suspesion way too soft for my 200 lb butt and...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 26,534
Posted By 45LC
I have the AFX FX-39. Thanks to Brian at Atomic...

I have the AFX FX-39. Thanks to Brian at Atomic Moto for the fitment tips. I bought the AFX becuse they run larger.
The FLY Trekkers run true to size. Very happy with the Large FX-39. I usually...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,622
Views: 257,392
Posted By 45LC
Mounted a KTM Hardparts 310mm brake rotor and...

Mounted a KTM Hardparts 310mm brake rotor and some new Perelli Corsa dual purpose tires.
http://i51.tinypic.com/oh0dxf.jpg
And.. resealed my rocker cover.. Thanks Creeper!...
Forum: Thumpers 06-20-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 74,927
Posted By 45LC
Just wanted to say thanks for the write up. ...

Just wanted to say thanks for the write up.
Got the Hondabond HT and tore into it on a rainey day this weekend.
Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Squeezing the gas tank out from under the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,395
Posted By 45LC
http://i55.tinypic.com/2llmsft.jpg I have the...

http://i55.tinypic.com/2llmsft.jpg
I have the 04 SMC model but a 625SXC might be well suited to your needs.
291 lbs dry, ride two up, plenty of power, low cost, low maintenence thumper.
Bought...
Forum: The Garage 04-25-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By 45LC
HF snowmobile jack. Lifts most of my dual...

HF snowmobile jack.
Lifts most of my dual sport and supermoto bikes at least 6" off the ground.
http://i55.tinypic.com/vxixzm.jpg
Plenty for most jobs. I throw a tiedown over the frame when i...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,649
Posted By 45LC
GOOOD! They need this law, I'm sick of getting...

GOOOD! They need this law, I'm sick of getting harrassed.

I've lost count of how many times I've been pulled over riding supermotos in WA state.
Never once issued a citiation and never stopped...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By 45LC
Lot's of active logging going on up there at the...

Lot's of active logging going on up there at the moment.
CH38 if you have a CB.
Road is open all the way to National Forest land.

Watch for log trucks haulin ass back down FS5700 and deep...
Forum: Beasts 04-04-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By 45LC
Lot of choices out there. BMW, KTM, Aprilia,...

Lot of choices out there. BMW, KTM, Aprilia, Husqvarana, Suzuki, Kawasaki ond on and on....

Few things to help narrow your search.


Cost. Consider purchase price, service & modifications....
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,852
Posted By 45LC
My wife learned on a Yamaha TW200. Real...

My wife learned on a Yamaha TW200.

Real turd but it worked and she learned pretty quickly.

Overpriced and underpowered but a good learning bike.

Must have crashed ours 20 times and it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,259
Posted By 45LC
Thats funny. When I'm out riding my...

Thats funny.


When I'm out riding my dual sport I find water bottles Power bar wrappers, used tampons and diapers left behind by hikers.

We've picked up tens of thousands of shell casings...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By 45LC
My wife and I live in west Seattle as well. ...

My wife and I live in west Seattle as well.

A day trip in and around Vashon Island is a nice mellow ride, quite a few waterfront parks and nice roads off the main line. Mostly wooded two lane....
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24,159
Views: 4,127,921
Posted By 45LC
Posted my 06 DRZsm with 440 big bore FCR carb...

Posted my 06 DRZsm with 440 big bore FCR carb hotcams and full Yosh system up for $4,500.

Considering these mods cost $2,000 in parts alone 4k from a dealer on a new bike is a great price.
I...
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,733
Posted By 45LC
Considered a pitbike for him? I picked...

Considered a pitbike for him?


I picked up a pitbike for friends to fart around on and I swear ANYBODY from 75lbs all the way up to 300lb Bubba can ride the damn thing.
Pitster Pro4 I think....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,696
Posted By 45LC
http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/3959/beckerman....

http://img132.imageshack.us/img132/3959/beckerman.jpghttp://img80.imageshack.us/img80/2947/chucku.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By 45LC
Considering a dual sport or supermoto after that?...

Considering a dual sport or supermoto after that?
Sounds like a hell of a hit.

I had an 01 VFR800, great bike. I can't imagine how bad it must hurt to hit a good sized rock on one of those.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24,159
Views: 4,127,921
Posted By 45LC
Thought I'd share a picture of the new whip. ...

Thought I'd share a picture of the new whip.
440 big bore, 39 FCR hi clearance carb, Yosh exhaust and suspension rebuilt for 200+lb rider. I've owned a few 90's DR350's but this but is completely...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By 45LC
Wow! I can't believe they finally finished all...

Wow!
I can't believe they finally finished all 20 feet of the Sunday Creek bridge.
It's been closed since 2006? Been awhile thats for sure.

All the roads dead end up there but you can go pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,863
Posted By 45LC
DRZ400s would be my reccomendation. ...

DRZ400s would be my reccomendation.

Predictable, easy handling on the street and off road.
Light enough to pick up when you do drop it. (Yes you will drop it, we all do)
Costs very little to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,749
Posted By 45LC
I have to agree with YZEtcs review. I had...

I have to agree with YZEtcs review.

I had the WR250x version and coudn't belive how smooth it was at 70 mph. No vibration, no high revs, just easy cruising.
After power commander, K&N filter,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,042
Posted By 45LC
Our insurance at work covers perscription lenses...

Our insurance at work covers perscription lenses for the inside of saftey goggles.

I don't wear glasses (yet, anyway) but a lot of guys in our shop have them and seem fine with wearing them all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,228
Posted By 45LC
Yes it is real and yes they do ride it around...

Yes it is real and yes they do ride it around Seattle. I've see it more than once. YEEE HAW!!!...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,258
Posted By 45LC
Fractured the scafoid bone in my right wrist this...

Fractured the scafoid bone in my right wrist this summer, early June. 6 weeks in a cast and I'm just finishing physical therapy. Lost most of the summer ORV riding season.

Other than cracking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,567
Posted By 45LC
I've never really understood how the state can...

I've never really understood how the state can justify collecting "sales tax" on a vehicle thats been sold, resold, sold again and changed hands more times than a brass pipe at a Dave Matthews...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,745
Posted By 45LC
KTM MXC or SMR???

KTM MXC or SMR???
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 54,053
Posted By 45LC
Anyone heard any recent news on CYC titles and...

Anyone heard any recent news on CYC titles and plates getting revoked in WA on non-factory dual sport KTM's?

Hot topic over on SMJunike.
Just curious if any WA state residents have recieved a...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By 45LC
Couple containers of dessicant for boats might...

Couple containers of dessicant for boats might help keep the chrome from rusting up.
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