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Forum: Racing 01-05-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 37,426
Posted By KCander
Pm sent. Hopefully in there like swimwear.

Pm sent. Hopefully in there like swimwear.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By KCander
Noooooooooooooooooo! I'm not listening. Can't...

Noooooooooooooooooo! I'm not listening. Can't hear you.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By KCander
Oh yeah? I was just looking at that on the map...

Oh yeah? I was just looking at that on the map last night actually and wondered which way was better. Problem solved! Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By KCander
Thanks for the info! Interesting camping options,...

Thanks for the info! Interesting camping options, me likey. Eyeballing googlemaps right now, trying to figure out the East Glacier > Two Medicine > Many Glacier> St Mary route...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,339
Posted By KCander
I also hate living in the 'burbs, so I hear ya...

I also hate living in the 'burbs, so I hear ya there. My girlfriend and I are having a similar dilemma. We think the eastside sucks - strip malls and housing developments, not our style either....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By KCander
Heh. Since I'm the one riding the Uly, I have a...

Heh. Since I'm the one riding the Uly, I have a vested interest in making sure it's road-ready!

Yeah, I'm thinking maybe 90 to Thompson and up from there might be a good idea so that we make sure...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By KCander
Montana experts: Spokane>Glacier Nat'l Park>Missoula in 2 days?

Wassssuuuuup. So here's the deal. Me and a couple buddies are going to wake up in Spokane, WA on a Thursday morning in mid-September. We need to be in Missoula, MT, on Friday night. Our only...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Well, we had a few issues and had to skip 19, but...

Well, we had a few issues and had to skip 19, but the route was kickass. Thanks for the recommendations fellas. 242/McKenzie Pass was fawking outstanding!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-06-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Agreed, 300 or less seems like good planning. I...

Agreed, 300 or less seems like good planning. I was a little surprised to see the ride from Fall Creek to Smith River Falls added so much time - it basically added 3 hours. I'm hoping Google is being...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Biting off more than we can chew?

Okay, after reading the suggestions today and drooling over those squiggly lines on googlemaps, I came up with this route:

Day 1, 275 miles, 8 hours: Gladstone>224 to Detroit Lake>22 to 126 down...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Great suggestions, thanks man! I'm afraid we're...

Great suggestions, thanks man! I'm afraid we're going to run out of time on Friday squeezing all this in...got some difficult decisions to make! Maybe I'll just throw it all on the GPS and decide on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Just taking a quick look at 242 on googlemaps,...

Just taking a quick look at 242 on googlemaps, and damn, it does look sweet!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Thanks for the 242 suggestion guys, I'm gonna...

Thanks for the 242 suggestion guys, I'm gonna look into this when I get a chance after work. Or maybe during work...after all, I'm "working" right now...

We've got a lot of miles to cover, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Wicked Absolutely, the twistier the better! :evil

Absolutely, the twistier the better! :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
Awesome, thanks! I'll be riding my Ulysses, got...

Awesome, thanks! I'll be riding my Ulysses, got two buddies coming with on V and Wee Stroms.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
...and just in case it wasn't clear, I've never...

...and just in case it wasn't clear, I've never been on most of these roads (Smith River once, about 10 years ago, in a car, that's about it), so if I've made a dumb choice(s), feel free to slap me...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By KCander
224 and 46, Clackamas River Rd, Open? Oregon ride tips?

Oregonians, help a neighbor out!

I'm planning a ride down your direction for the weekend of July 14th/15th and in researching roads, this Hwy 224/FS46 "Estacada-Breitenbush National Forest...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By KCander
Gracias. Tardish indeeeeeed.

Gracias. Tardish indeeeeeed.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By KCander
Not really a loop, but you could ride up the...

Not really a loop, but you could ride up the Quilcene River Road. First part heading up into the hills might be nice for you guys since there's a fairly long section that is bumpy but paved (fun as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-25-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,484
Posted By KCander
Mountain Loop Highway Open? Conflicting info...

A quick google search turned up these two conflicting reports. Anybody know the real deal? Heading from Snoqualmie Valley up to Hwy 20 tomorrow, thought about hitting the Mountain Loop on my way if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By KCander
Old Blewett...too early?

Anybody know if Old Blewett is open? Attempting to navigate the USFS website, which is nigh on impossible to navigate. I know it's pretty early to be asking...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
Purchase complete! He test rode a...

Purchase complete!


He test rode a V-Strom 650 on Thursday, and when I showed up at his place on Friday for the weekend ride, it was sitting in his driveway! He found a nice deal on a 30k miler...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By KCander
I went through this exact same quandry last year...

I went through this exact same quandry last year at this time. I owned a sportbike and a DRZ (which I still have), and was looking to buy something that could handle some longer distance rides with...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
I suppose that's probably the best plan...keep...

I suppose that's probably the best plan...keep any eyeball out for any of these bikes, see what kind of accessories he can get (luggage would nice) for the money, go after the best deal available....
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
Yeah, I should've clarified, we're talking used...

Yeah, I should've clarified, we're talking used bikes here, somewhere in the $4500ish range probably. New Strom is out, obviously.

Considered the F650GS single as well, although thought that the...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
What's the knock on the Multistrada 620? Is it...

What's the knock on the Multistrada 620? Is it the maintenance concerns? The Versys and MTS620 seem like pretty similar bikes otherwise, no?
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
Thanks for the responses. The rider in question...

Thanks for the responses. The rider in question is on the short-ish side...I'm not sure what his exact height is! 5'10" maybe? 5'9"? He has expressed a little concern about seat heights, but I think...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,161
Posted By KCander
Strom 650 vs Versys 650 (MTS 620?) on Forest Service dirt/gravel roads

First, full disclosure, I've never ridden any of these three bikes. My thoughts are pure speculation. Because this is the internet. I welcome all counter-speculation, rumor and innuendo,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Excellent! Wouldn't have it any other way...

Excellent! Wouldn't have it any other way...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 27,452
Posted By KCander
I can't tell where they've taped their Discovery...

I can't tell where they've taped their Discovery Passes...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Oh right on, thanks! Just confirmed my buddy with...

Oh right on, thanks! Just confirmed my buddy with the SV is gonna make it, so good to know, thanks for the info!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-07-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Nice! Tree across the road you say...hmmm, fine...

Nice! Tree across the road you say...hmmm, fine by me, but one of my buddies might come with me and he's on an SV650S, do you think the tree will be a problem for a streetbike?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Cool thanks. I didn't end up making out there...

Cool thanks. I didn't end up making out there yesterday, but I might be going through there next weekend instead.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Anyone? Anyone? Buell...er?

Anyone? Anyone? Buell...er?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 27,452
Posted By KCander
This shit is way too confusing. I just hop on one...

This shit is way too confusing. I just hop on one of the bikes and ride around connecting forest service/fire roads to paved roads, I have no fucking idea which gov't agency controls whichever road...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By KCander
Old Blewett open?

Probably will be heading over Blewett tomorrow, anybody know if Old Blewett is clear? Would be nice to head over the old section if it's not blocked, but the snow is really sticking around this year!
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,547
Views: 962,734
Posted By KCander
Had to chime in as I'm now part of the club. Sold...

Had to chime in as I'm now part of the club. Sold my sportbike about a month ago and picked up a Uly a couple weeks later. Did a lot of research and test riding (Strom, 1150GS, etc), ended up picking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By KCander
Bought it used with a lot of mods on it,...

Bought it used with a lot of mods on it, including the comfort kit. So far so good.

edit: Just realized that saying I bought it used was a dumb statement since they don't make 'em anymore! Heh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By KCander
Well, ended up buying a Uly about a week ago....

Well, ended up buying a Uly about a week ago. Diggin' it so far. Only done 150 miles or so so far though, can't wait to get some more miles on it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,706
Posted By KCander
No, not that I know of. Never seen one over here...

No, not that I know of. Never seen one over here anyways.
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