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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Maddaddy, You are right. Proper professional...

Maddaddy,
You are right. Proper professional instruction is paramount! Short of that I can offer some insight to the offroad beginner through intermediate a few things
My background is not...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
You are welcome! It took me awhile to find what...

You are welcome!
It took me awhile to find what rear rotor that was! I built this bike years ago and have not had to do much lately!
I cannot remember if I bought it from XRsonly but here the the...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
If you are referring to the heat shield on the...

If you are referring to the heat shield on the header under the tank it is a Leo Vince exhaust and their carbon fiber heat shield. It was made for this system. $60.00US, if i remember correctly.... I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
1962siia, I found the weights of what I travel...

1962siia,
I found the weights of what I travel with:
Giant Loop and contents, inc. tools food extra clothes etc: 27.8 lbs
Tent, down coat, sleeping...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
That's all good! It is the repetitive whoops,...

That's all good! It is the repetitive whoops, potholes, and topas that really damage stuff when there is weight back there!
Cant wait to see the weight of the rack!
I used a coyote Giant loop...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
1962siia, Nice weld scar on the case! serious...

1962siia,
Nice weld scar on the case! serious cred for the weld vs replacing the case!
On the other hand your rack is nice but maybe, maybe a bit heavy for the subframe.... It looks done very well,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 349,410
Posted By pigpen
Nope was not really raining sunday! Saturday was...

Nope was not really raining sunday! Saturday was a frog strangler! The puddles at Brown's can be staggeringly bad after a day like Sat. Diamond mill is a bit steeper and more difficult not as much...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 887
Posted By pigpen
Ya really need two weeks, but at least 10...

Ya really need two weeks, but at least 10 days!:norton
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Next time I head over there we can hook up! It...

Next time I head over there we can hook up! It would be great to ride1 I might get out tuesday and try to ride tues late and wednesday.... I'll keep you posted, maybe not a skillz day, but fun to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Sage advice from oregoncoast: To get better...

Sage advice from oregoncoast:

To get better at dirt riding, I would recommend learning the basic first - standing on pegs, letting the bike move under you, using front brake effectively, proper...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Oregoncoast, I'm not an advocate of spending a...

Oregoncoast,
I'm not an advocate of spending a lot of money unless you are sure your going to keep the bike for a long time,,, I tend to keep them for a while!
Knobbies are key to learning proper...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 349,410
Posted By pigpen
NOW YOUR THINKING.... But i really wanted to see...

NOW YOUR THINKING.... But i really wanted to see pictures and a ride report from Pablo Cruise calling from the bottom of the pool!:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Hell's, You think VanRipier would let us use his...

Hell's, You think VanRipier would let us use his track area for a few sessions !
I was his instructor back in the old days, but have not talked with him for a while!
Tom Y.. hangs with him, you?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Hells background is the same as mine road racing...

Hells background is the same as mine road racing to start then dirt! Although he was way, way better road racing and has more time riding, the older gentleman can ride! Listen to the old guys! They...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4,635
Views: 349,410
Posted By pigpen
Hahaha, Let us know how it was sailor!

Hahaha, Let us know how it was sailor!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
This coming from two of our elder statesmen that...

This coming from two of our elder statesmen that I have yet to see on the ground just once! One won't even sleep on the ground for fear he's getting to close to to it and he might like it!:lol3
Plus...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
That's funny!:lol3

That's funny!:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
What Eric said! Knobbies are a requirement to...

What Eric said!
Knobbies are a requirement to effectively learn to ride in the dirt! I have seen so many people try to learn on the wrong or equipment or tires! They give up, go back to street or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Jungle Man, whaddamean,,, you can help teach! You...

Jungle Man, whaddamean,,, you can help teach! You ride fine, what you need is and advanced riding school! :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,490
Posted By pigpen
Pdxpapabear, What ScottPDX said is very good...

Pdxpapabear,
What ScottPDX said is very good and very informational! Scott and I have ridden a bunch together! I had more dirt experience but...I never really taught him anything while riding, just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
Your not crazy! We are all in the same boat! Keep...

Your not crazy! We are all in the same boat! Keep paddling! See ya soon, not soon enough though!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
IT'S HIS DAMN DOG! So he can bring the dog and...

IT'S HIS DAMN DOG! So he can bring the dog and the peanut butter... I'll be there to ride m/c's not watch some dogs eating! If you want to ride and party this is the place! Dogs are cool, roasting...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
Nope! Hate the shit! Whatever!

Nope! Hate the shit! Whatever!
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 291,822
Posted By pigpen
That was a great picture!:eek1

That was a great picture!:eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
Wibby, Spend your birthday with us and not your...

Wibby,
Spend your birthday with us and not your dog!
Time for a change buddy!
:lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
alongat, Good luck with your decision and let...

alongat,
Good luck with your decision and let us know how it goes!!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
Haha! Squishy, your a good sport! We love...

Haha!
Squishy, your a good sport!
We love giving you shit!
Keep rockin the great attitude and alls well!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,666
Posted By pigpen
Welcome to the Northwet! Seriously The people...

Welcome to the Northwet!
Seriously The people that ride around here are the best people around! Even the crusty old farts will bend over backward to help a fellow rider!
All these guys here know...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
Somewhere there will be fender removing mud!

Somewhere there will be fender removing mud!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,347
Posted By pigpen
That might be the only rule allowed! Sorry...

That might be the only rule allowed!
Sorry Squishman! haha:lol3:freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
Any camping is better than no camping! I like!...

Any camping is better than no camping!
I like!
I might be more suited to use a hammock in the southern states as I grew up in Florida and Louisiana, snakes and bugs and creepy crawlies really...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,271
Posted By pigpen
She should have replied.... He's so slow, I...

She should have replied....

He's so slow, I always give a substantial head start so I don't have to wait all day!:lol3
JK

this trip is really amazing, the western sates are really beautiful!...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22,688
Views: 2,884,576
Posted By pigpen
The 68s pilot jet works really good from sea...

The 68s pilot jet works really good from sea level to 7000 ft if memory serves me right!
There are some previous posts a few hundred pages back....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 30,675
Posted By pigpen
Your a douche sometimes Dave... Come to think of...

Your a douche sometimes Dave... Come to think of it! Nope all the time! Haha! :lol3Good crash footage though!
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,271
Posted By pigpen
Her "I don't know, that's your job" Haha,...

Her "I don't know, that's your job"

Haha, nice!LP!
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
Damn Scott, Got booted outta the house again...

Damn Scott,
Got booted outta the house again huh! haha
Good info for taking on the GS!
I hung out in AJ's old motorhome all last week, outside temps about 20! He finally made me bring a heater...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
Friggin Carharts for camping and a tee-shirt or...

Friggin Carharts for camping and a tee-shirt or two! I have gone to super light wool t-shirts for riding and camping, but I bring some old undies and cotton t-shirts that are disposable to clean...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
Sprouty115, I would like to know also, as this...

Sprouty115,
I would like to know also, as this seems to be a very relevant conversation!
Even though we have hijacked this thread, all of the comments have been appropriate and informational!
I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,271
Posted By pigpen
Really! No Shit! Keep posting and we can keep...

Really! No Shit! Keep posting and we can keep dreaming of Colorado summers!

Justin, Did you know Moe or Trish Dixon in Copper Mountain! Moe was a ski coach and musician and Trish managed a high...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,058
Posted By pigpen
mouthfulloflake, Good info on the wet test! I...

mouthfulloflake,
Good info on the wet test! I live in the Pacific Northwet... That being said it always about moisture management! A dry tent is key, then not breathing into your sleeping bag helps!...
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