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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-26-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 291,058
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Hey, it will be good to have you back! I should...

Hey, it will be good to have you back! I should be in. Let us know what weekend~ladybug said you were due back for a short stay.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,491
Views: 291,058
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Was that route from the Lochsa Lodge, over Cayuse...

Was that route from the Lochsa Lodge, over Cayuse Junction, the Cedars and Red Ives? That's what I partially ran coming back from the BOM. Bailed at the Cedars and headed to Superior due to time. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,807
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm in the same boat as you. Minor improvements...

I'm in the same boat as you. Minor improvements will be enough for me...21/18 wire wheels, a little more suspension travel and ground clearance...ideally with a better shock and forks, would have me...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 27,950
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I want this dream bike as much as anyone....~400...

I want this dream bike as much as anyone....~400 lbs, 700cc, wide ratio 6 speed, 80 hp or so...and about $10k. But lets face it, this is Yamaha. First, there has been rumors and speculation about a...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,807
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Son of a bitch, just bought one in May. Looks...

Son of a bitch, just bought one in May. Looks like it will be for sale.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Honestly...I think the dealer is full of crap if...

Honestly...I think the dealer is full of crap if they claimed to "check" those bearings. That grease wasn't fresh, they certainly did not clean and repack them when the "rebuilt" the rear. IMHO,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Discovery...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Discovery Pass only apply to Washington State lands, not federal (National Forests)?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-07-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm too cheap for the 5! Bought the S4 on Ebay...

I'm too cheap for the 5! Bought the S4 on Ebay (refurb) and have Straighttalk for $45 a month. Even w/o the phone, the S4 IMO is worth the $$ just as a GPS and tablet.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-07-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I love mine for this! Screen is big enough to...

I love mine for this! Screen is big enough to see and actually do a bit of route planning from (unlike my Oregon), and it was nice to use TBT and music on my bluetooth headset. Plus the phone app...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 282,428
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Eek There is a major difference between motorcyclists...

There is a major difference between motorcyclists and bicyclists-motos actually keep up with prevailing traffic and don't hold up other vehicle operatiors.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-04-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I used my Samsung S4 for the Montana 1000 last...

I used my Samsung S4 for the Montana 1000 last week, with the Osmand app. It worked very well. To me, the best part was that I could load a static gpx track (not route) and then use the app's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
While I was stopped at the pub in Riggins, I was...

While I was stopped at the pub in Riggins, I was parked next to some shiny Harleys. Someone commented about how dirty my bike was vs those. My comment-"we ride them, they polish them". Got a...
Forum: Beasts 08-04-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,844
Posted By IdahoRenegade
What is 1st gear like on the Triumph? One of the...

What is 1st gear like on the Triumph? One of the things I really like about the Wee off-road is the tractor-like 1st gear and smooth low-end torque of the motor. I have gotten into some nasty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Oxy/Acetylene or a cordless Sawzall and metal...

Oxy/Acetylene or a cordless Sawzall and metal cutting blade?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
We have power! Real, glorious, electricity! And...

We have power! Real, glorious, electricity! And even interweb. As I menttioned earlierr the power went out about 15 minutes after i got home, we had a heck of a windstorm. Spend the day cleaningg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
made it home last night. Power failure so no hot...

made it home last night. Power failure so no hot water no shower yet. More to come when the powers on and I have a real keyboard. Great trip.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-26-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
we are in Eureka right now having lunch awesome...

we are in Eureka right now having lunch awesome day of riding. Rhon done us good.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm leaving my place at Jewel lake now will you...

I'm leaving my place at Jewel lake now will you see us at the intersection in 20 minutes
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Sounds good to me if timing works out. I'll look...

Sounds good to me if timing works out. I'll look in later-leaving work right now, have a couple stops to make. I should be ready to roll from Sagle about 3:00.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Can't wait to see everyone tomorrow. Just did an...

Can't wait to see everyone tomorrow. Just did an oil change and finished packing. Should be Yaaking by 430 or so.
Forum: Beasts 07-24-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,842
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I like the desert tan one. Gives it kind of a...

I like the desert tan one. Gives it kind of a military sort of look.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Those are major roads and get a lot of traffic....

Those are major roads and get a lot of traffic. If someone with a rig doesn't clear them someone on a quad should within a day or so. Are you running pavement to the Clarkia area, or coming up from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Anyone in N. Montana-did you get slammed with...

Anyone in N. Montana-did you get slammed with thunderstorms last night? Much in the line of downed trees? North Idaho got hit pretty good, wondering what the FS roads will be like Sat.

Anyone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 282,428
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Aww, those mean ol' pedistrians inconvenience...

Aww, those mean ol' pedistrians inconvenience you? So sad. A pedestrian doing 3 miles per hour is an inconvenience to a bicyclist that otherwise do might 15...yet a bike doing 15 isn't to a motor...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,847
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I would guess it is due to a matter of time and...

I would guess it is due to a matter of time and building upon skills, and not "dumping" everything on a new rider all at once. The beginner courses are aimed at people with very little if any riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 282,428
Posted By IdahoRenegade
OK, ya got me teach. I just find the...

OK, ya got me teach.

I just find the hypocrisy of cyclists pretty sad. They complain that they have to slow down and share paths with others that go slower than they like, yet can't comprehend...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 282,428
Posted By IdahoRenegade
You mean bicyclists have to share a trail with...

You mean bicyclists have to share a trail with others going slower than them and impede their ride? Oh the horror! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,847
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm going to have to look into an Advanced Rider...

I'm going to have to look into an Advanced Rider Course. The ID Star "experienced" course is geared towards riders with IIRC 3 month or a very few hundred miles experience riding. It's still a good,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,847
Posted By IdahoRenegade
He made this statement: There is some...

He made this statement:

There is some truth to it. If you're rounding a 90degree corner at low speed, perhaps this can work. But if you are on twisty, rural roads, particularly in the mountains,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 282,428
Posted By IdahoRenegade
No one ever said they did. The first sentence of...

No one ever said they did. The first sentence of my post was "Here, state law is pretty clear." "Here" being Idaho, not CA or PA.

Now, with regard to pulling over and not impeding the normal...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'm in! I'm bringing along a little jug of...

I'm in!

I'm bringing along a little jug of something too. I get to let my hair down and not be the professional only every now and then. :evil[/QUOTE]

LOL, me too. Though I'll be more sipping...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-23-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I need to play more with OSM. I added my private...

I need to play more with OSM. I added my private road to it by drawing it on the sat image; after a couple days the update pushed through to my phone (OSMand). We have some roads being...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-23-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,587
Posted By IdahoRenegade
This. With a high quality, waterproof case with...

This. With a high quality, waterproof case with a "holster" you can attach to a RAM mount. I only have an S4, but the S5 has a bigger screen, faster processor and better camera. IMO, Osmand beats...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By IdahoRenegade
That worked. I didn't figure you would need to...

That worked. I didn't figure you would need to go into Osmand Development to enable it. I am starting to like the capability of the program...wish it were a bit more intuitive.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-23-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I think you can just hit the "where am I" setting...

I think you can just hit the "where am I" setting and it will show your current location centered on the screen. Blue arrow.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,402
Posted By IdahoRenegade
That was a heck of a storm, we got hit with it...

That was a heck of a storm, we got hit with it here as well. My power was out for a few hours. Gotta hike the property and see how many trees I lost.

I hope the rains were enough to smother the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By IdahoRenegade
If you head into north Idaho, most anywhere along...

If you head into north Idaho, most anywhere along the St. Joe river is beautiful, with lots of great gravel FS roads, 2 track and some single track. There are quite a few old railroad tunnels on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Tim, after Bunco turns to dirt, go about 3-5...

Tim, after Bunco turns to dirt, go about 3-5 miles and take your first left, then go about 1/2 mile and bear right. This will be FS 2707 (some GPS maps call it Lakeville Road); it will take you to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
I'll catch you at Yaak. I won't get out of work...

I'll catch you at Yaak. I won't get out of work before ~11:00, down in Hayden. 200 is a pretty spectacular ride. If you want more dirt, you can catch Bunco Road right before Silverwood and have a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 46,454
Posted By IdahoRenegade
Athol is just down the road from my place...I'll...

Athol is just down the road from my place...I'll be riding by on the way from work Friday. What time do you figure you'll hit the road?
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