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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 26,668
Posted By RidingAgin
That sight looks familiar!

I will have to correct you, we ended up using 2 winches from 2 ATVs. That was my bike looking for water. We stood the bike up and rolled it up backwards to the road, where it started right up. I...
Forum: Face Plant 05-23-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,048
Posted By RidingAgin
Time for another triple.

Hey mjfields, glad to hear you are on the mend. Thanks for the report, it give me another perspective of what can go wrong and avoid a situation.....

Like you mention, this is a lifelong...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 26,668
Posted By RidingAgin
Hey Ron, heal quick and get riding again. ...

Hey Ron, heal quick and get riding again. Thanks for all your work on the GPS. I was on the last year's trip for a few days but stayed on the less gravely road after my get off last year, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 97,171
Posted By RidingAgin
Had my rear wheel flange changed. They said no...

Had my rear wheel flange changed. They said no cracks but noticed a slight wheel shaft seal leaking. They changed it also for a fee but since they were already there I decided to go for it now. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 97,171
Posted By RidingAgin
I received my letter Thursday, I was going to...

I received my letter Thursday, I was going to wait but decided to call in case there was a wait. I am taking it in next Thursday. He said it will take about an hour, but will plan for 2. Going...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,243
Posted By RidingAgin
New Bike?

I would take it back ASAP. If a new bike, i would not work on it or they will say you screwed it up.

I bought a Honda 750 In 1973, being excited with a new bike, I did not notice a small dent in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,859
Posted By RidingAgin
Seattle traffic has been bad, but has really...

Seattle traffic has been bad, but has really gotten terrible the last 2 years... My commute to South Park is bad enough but if i had to travel north of Seattle, well ..... I would have...
Forum: Alaska 02-07-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,787
Posted By RidingAgin
Subscribed. I like riding and fishing. Soon...

Subscribed. I like riding and fishing. Soon to retire, so need to look for some pike and trout. I used to fish for pike, well over 40 years ago, still have some lures in good shape. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-07-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,316
Posted By RidingAgin
I submitted a response on line wrt this bill. I...

I submitted a response on line wrt this bill. I received an email response from Rep. Pat Sullivan:

"Thanks for reaching out on this topic. I will keep your thought in mind moving forward. Feel...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 26,668
Posted By RidingAgin
I was hoping this was a week later as I am...

I was hoping this was a week later as I am committed to another trip ending July 22. I'll have to see how it all works out this summer. Maybe catch up the last days of the ride, and then continue...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,372
Posted By RidingAgin
Ditto on the availability comments. Oregon is a...

Ditto on the availability comments. Oregon is a lot closer than NV or CA. I will keep my on on this to see what develops. Hopefully its timing works out for me. I definitely need to improve on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,467
Posted By RidingAgin
That was entertaining, esp a following one, the...

That was entertaining, esp a following one, the Russian BMW days with a number of BMW bikes going thru the training/test course. I need to get into one of those training classes with a loaner...
Forum: Face Plant 11-22-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 139,556
Posted By RidingAgin
Congratulations on your long walk! I am amazed...

Congratulations on your long walk! I am amazed at your progress.

I must say your medical terminology has me feel quite ignorant of such an injury of yours.

By the way, I gave blood the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,958
Posted By RidingAgin
++:thumbup for high visibility but also for...

++:thumbup for high visibility but also for additional driving lights. Another major problem of cages is the pillar of the car blocks the vision of the driver who carelessly pulls out. Face it...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-02-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,306,895
Posted By RidingAgin
Hey Tio Juanito, I just caught up to your...

Hey Tio Juanito,
I just caught up to your situation there in Texas. Keep the faith and dream of riding and writing.

In my neck of the woods, the locals will stop you for burned out license...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,261
Posted By RidingAgin
I am in for 2015. I was cut short with a few...

I am in for 2015. I was cut short with a few busted parts, but made it home ok. New sprockets and chain. Bike's broken parts have been fixed / replaced, plus new gear selector, shifts great again....
Forum: Face Plant 09-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,169
Posted By RidingAgin
Hey Matthewg123, glad you are basically ok...

Hey Matthewg123, glad you are basically ok except for the mental anguish. Secondly, thanks for posting as this is a scenario that we all could get into.

My thoughts are if you repair the old...
Forum: The Garage 08-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,957
Posted By RidingAgin
ATF and gear oil are ok to mix with oil for oil...

ATF and gear oil are ok to mix with oil for oil burning stoves. Don't mix brake fluid as it has chlorine in it. Vapors are toxic.
Forum: Face Plant 08-29-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,205
Posted By RidingAgin
My condolences to you and your family. I...

My condolences to you and your family.

I have learned to slow down when seeing anyone at a cross street. I firmly think having extra lights helps a little. Too many Waco drivers on cell...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 263,434
Posted By RidingAgin
The store on east valley highway, Kent, down hill...

The store on east valley highway, Kent, down hill from the Valley General Hospital. I will stop by a newer store in Georgetown Seattle tomorrow to see if they have a propane torch.
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,292
Views: 263,434
Posted By RidingAgin
I was at NAPA and bought a oxygen sensor socket. ...

I was at NAPA and bought a oxygen sensor socket. I ended up at HF and decided to see if they had one, they did but it was a little more, but could have been cheaper if I used a 20% off. I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 22,261
Posted By RidingAgin
Thanks to Jim and Kim (I hope i remembered them...

Thanks to Jim and Kim (I hope i remembered them correctly) for helping me out last Saturday, as my bike slipped off the road down a bank. :eek1 They managed to find two ATVs with winches. Thanks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Camping first night

Back from my trip, still jet lagged.

I will look for you guys, WR250R and KLR, and camp on the same side of the road with you all.

I will be heading out Friday morning. My son will be heading...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
I was thinking about fishing, I was fishing at...

I was thinking about fishing, I was fishing at Glacier NP ... Well over 40 years ago. Sounds like a winner to me.

Currently in Wien, Austria, but bike is ready and waiting. I am looking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Thanks for the tips and comments. It gives me a...

Thanks for the tips and comments. It gives me a better idea. Maybe a couple of ham sandwiches will last for a day or two!:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-03-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Hi, Any recommendations on food quantity to take....

Hi, Any recommendations on food quantity to take. It seems like there will be at least one gas stop per day so there should be food around for at least one meal out. So if I get one meal out I can...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
PC vs MAC

For what this may be worth. I have been trying to load my 60csx with the file off the M1K blog for a while and having difficulty figuring what I am doing wrong with Basecamp. The details below show...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,724
Posted By RidingAgin
Nap time with no leaks.

I have a benchmark to add. I added the camel tank a few weeks ago and took a ride up to the mountains where at 4200 ft with some snow still in shaded areas I decided to go up this one road weather...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,954
Posted By RidingAgin
I followed this procedure, and it worked well on...

I followed this procedure, and it worked well on my 11 F650GS twin. For draining, i pulled the lower hose at the radiator and opened the vent screw. I did tip the bike to the right to get some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Hey Timmer, thanks for the heads up on the...

Hey Timmer, thanks for the heads up on the compatibility of the GPX file and the 60csx. :clap I have a hard copy of the Benchmark map also to get me familiar with the route and have checked out the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
I will be heading from the Covington/Black...

I will be heading from the Covington/Black Diamond area but may have to do a one day blast to meet everyone there on Friday night. I fly in from Germany on wednesday, so hope to sleep on the way...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-19-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,724
Posted By RidingAgin
I ordered mine last night. I can't wait to...

I ordered mine last night. I can't wait to install it. It will come in handy this summer in the mountains for sure. :clap

I'll post the final install and comments when I finish the install....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-17-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 26,804
Posted By RidingAgin
After i got a second letter, i thought i had...

After i got a second letter, i thought i had better call abd see if i could get in. I managed to get a time for the work to be done at south sound BMW in fife, WA.

It was a 2 hour wait, but in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Capital Forest Ride

This may link to today's event with 6 photos, the last one should be first....

https://plus.google.com/106598605117116462093/posts/1RTG8PawkVE

Dennis
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,528
Posted By RidingAgin
It was first time off road with this bike at...

It was first time off road with this bike at higher speed than normal for me. LOL. I usually like to stop and take photos. I have some photos to post, but google changed their method....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Great to get out and get out on the dirt again. ...

Great to get out and get out on the dirt again. I was the Dark Blue F650GS twin sporting a yellow helmet. I hung out in the back of the pack to learn the tricks from the guys in front. Got home...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,528
Posted By RidingAgin
I need to update my profile. I will be on a 11...

I need to update my profile. I will be on a 11 F650GStwin, the little mutant of the 800. I am kinda thinking if it gets a little wet, the TKC-80 knobs with only 1K miles will be great. I have a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,528
Posted By RidingAgin
Penciled in!

I have it penciled in my calendar. :clap Now I have to decide if it is time to put the knobs back on or if my DS tires will work. Any comments would be helpful.

Dennis
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-30-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,306,895
Posted By RidingAgin
+1 on summer reports

Amigo Tio Juanito,

Good to hear you come back to the states, as it may be the only way for me to catch up with you and buy you a burger at Chili's in Casa Grande. Well, it has been awhile since...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-27-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 69,528
Posted By RidingAgin
I am in [as certain as I can be!]

Hey Timmer,
I am in.:clap Thanks for all you and fellow planners for the work. I am planning to use my F658GS.

Dennis
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