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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 01:12 PM
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Posted By smithe
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 05:46 PM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Thanks, if they get done in time maybe I will. ...

Thanks, if they get done in time maybe I will. It's going to cost me about $300 I really wasn't prepared to spend, of course no one is.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2014, 05:36 PM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Looks like I wont be making it, plumber is here...

Looks like I wont be making it, plumber is here fixing a main line clog.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2014, 03:53 PM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Good sized cat and a great look on your kitty's...

Good sized cat and a great look on your kitty's face! Took another with Nips and I together.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/20141111_144748_zps590b603b.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-11-2014, 09:11 AM
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Posted By smithe
Maybe you know already but, it's their way as...

Maybe you know already but, it's their way as marking you as safe. I have my son's cat here at home with me since he is away at college and he does it to me every morning when I wake up, every night...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By smithe
I can make that!

I can make that!
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 04:00 PM
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Views: 35,760
Posted By smithe
I miss my '00. ...

I miss my '00.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/ACF/DTbike.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By smithe
I love my Forma Adventures ...

I love my Forma Adventures

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/Motorcycles%202014/20140505_160338_zps1322bd5b.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 08:57 AM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Good idea, I am off by a day due to having Monday...

Good idea, I am off by a day due to having Monday off and was thinking tomorrow not today, I am not available tonight either!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 08:46 AM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
I can make it Wed.

I can make it Wed.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 08:27 AM
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Views: 72,578
Posted By smithe
Pretty sure I saw the dry weight was around 375...

Pretty sure I saw the dry weight was around 375 lbs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 04:17 PM
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Posted By smithe
Nice! I hope he enjoys it as much as I do my...

Nice! I hope he enjoys it as much as I do my TEX. I think of I was only going to have one bike it would be the 800 XC. The only things I would miss are, cruise contro, which I suspect could get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 03:13 PM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Cool deal, did he go with the 800 or 1200?

Cool deal, did he go with the 800 or 1200?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 11:47 AM
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Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
Anyone doing anything fun this weekend?

Anyone doing anything fun this weekend?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 10:34 PM
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Posted By smithe
+1 I love living in this part of the country! ...

+1 I love living in this part of the country!



At first I didn't see it either but it sure looked like a Ducati to me, but once I did make it out for sure, the model was easy. Pretty sweet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 09:18 PM
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Posted By smithe
Get back whip.

Get back whip.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 07:25 PM
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Posted By smithe
Well based on the tank badge a Ducati, think it's...

Well based on the tank badge a Ducati, think it's a 1098.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 03:14 PM
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Views: 8,775,661
Posted By smithe
Not nearly enough pictures. ...

Not nearly enough pictures.

http://www.shoeboxblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/arguing-internet.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:57 AM
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Views: 8,775,661
Posted By smithe
https://thepagenebula.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2014, 07:33 PM
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Views: 115,871
Posted By smithe
Vantage, WA ...

Vantage, WA

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v517/shi_aorong/Motorcycles%202014/Pacific%20Beach/20140822_164223_zps367bd544.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5,681
Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
For a 1000 mile round trip weekend ride, most...

For a 1000 mile round trip weekend ride, most definitely!
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,638,923
Posted By smithe
Packed for an overnight trip. The dry bag has my...

Packed for an overnight trip. The dry bag has my Rei Passage 2 tent in it. In the tank bag and tail pack are Walmart Ozark Trail 30 degree sleeping bag (this bag has been really good, compresses...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-24-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5,681
Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
How I spent this past Thursday and Friday. ...

How I spent this past Thursday and Friday.

Hopped on the Tiger and road to Pacific Beach Thursday, camped for $10 on a bluff right by the ocean, and back home to Spokane on Friday with a buddy on...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 967,307
Posted By smithe
Went on my first "long" ride since I got my Tex...

Went on my first "long" ride since I got my Tex in June, just an over nighter from Spokane, WA to Pacific Beach, WA. Did about 1000 miles and camped on a bluff over looking the ocean. Mostly...
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 28,312
Posted By smithe
Thanks for posting this, I have the same Bilt...

Thanks for posting this, I have the same Bilt helmet and wondered how they compared. How is the fit size wise in comparison? One thing that Bilt got right for me was the fit, I tried on a lot of...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 967,307
Posted By smithe
I don't know if it's the best but I really am...

I don't know if it's the best but I really am liking my Triumph bag, it's freaking huge and was purpose built for the bike's mounting points.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 967,307
Posted By smithe
I think it's decent, I got my '12 in June of this...

I think it's decent, I got my '12 in June of this year, 4089 miles with heated grips, hand guards, skid plate, touring windshield, engine guards, arrow exhaust, fog lights and a high seat (all...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,638,923
Posted By smithe
I have been looking at these and wondering if I...

I have been looking at these and wondering if I could make them work for my KLR and my TEX.
Forum: Thumpers 08-12-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8,515
Views: 2,069,129
Posted By smithe
My '93 has a pro linex job done on it, it's...

My '93 has a pro linex job done on it, it's proved to be very tough! None has ever rubbed off, peeled off, etc. It does look dirty all the time though but I don't care about that!
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,638,923
Posted By smithe
I don't generally like Starbucks drip coffee but...

I don't generally like Starbucks drip coffee but I was pleasantly surprised by the Via stuff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,942
Posted By smithe
Great question, I don't agree with the statement...

Great question, I don't agree with the statement but that's me. When I see/hear statements like that, the basic message given is, if you don't have every skill to do something, you shouldn't do it. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,942
Posted By smithe
Just asking in case I am not following, are you...

Just asking in case I am not following, are you confusing braking in a corner vs making an emergency stop, or stopping in general, while in a corner/turning?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,942
Posted By smithe
I took the MSF Advance Rider Course earlier this...

I took the MSF Advance Rider Course earlier this month, they taught both techniques, braking before the turn and trail braking, and did a pretty good job of explaining why, and when, they are used.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 967,307
Posted By smithe
Those are some good looking bags, nice work. ...

Those are some good looking bags, nice work.



Yeah, definitely glad you are ok and that your bike was ok to.


Just put the Explorer tank bag on my Tiger today, man this thing is huge but I...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By smithe
In order to get the longest inseam Firstgear...

In order to get the longest inseam Firstgear makes you need a 40" waist, that gets you 35.5". That being said, I have a pair of Firstgear Kathmandu pants that are a 34 long that are long enough for...
Forum: Beasts 07-19-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 967,307
Posted By smithe
Pretty freaking awesome!

Pretty freaking awesome!
Forum: Vendors 07-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 157,187
Posted By smithe
Anyone made bread of any sort with theirs? I was...

Anyone made bread of any sort with theirs? I was going to do a test of some bannock tonight after work while I am cooking up some burgers on the grill in the back yard. Trying to decide if I should...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 32,486
Posted By smithe
I am going to throw in another vote for the...

I am going to throw in another vote for the FJR1300, I miss mine already and it's only been a month. It's a fast, comfortable, mile munching machine that can be had used for very good prices. Lots...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,775,661
Posted By smithe
I drive one of those vans for a Vanpool to and...

I drive one of those vans for a Vanpool to and from work, they don't roll down any more than that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5,681
Views: 325,354
Posted By smithe
I had a good time, it was great meeting you all. ...

I had a good time, it was great meeting you all. Hope we can do more of these things, plus have weather not so hot we can get some riding in as well!
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