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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 354,712
Posted By FLX
first camping of the year last weekend close to...

first camping of the year last weekend close to ellensburg, weather was nice but got rained on big time on the way home crossing snoqualmie pass. one of this days i have get propper gear shivering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,582
Posted By FLX
i only own a motorbike and while i enjoy riding...

i only own a motorbike and while i enjoy riding it more than driving a car it was mostly a economical decision when i was 18 and now a good 10 years later i still stick with it. my insurance per year...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9,417
Views: 2,000,809
Posted By FLX
thanks folks, i should be in pdx end of february...

thanks folks, i should be in pdx end of february will stop by and take a look. would be a nice to explore new places around seattle
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9,417
Views: 2,000,809
Posted By FLX
has anybody looked at this one? seems like a good...

has anybody looked at this one? seems like a good price i'm just curious why its not street legal, seems to have all the stuff on it. lately feel like riding of into the mountains..
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,878
Posted By FLX
My grandparents got me into bikes. In east...

My grandparents got me into bikes. In east germany cars were somewhat of a luxury and they did not own one so when i stayed with them over the summer they gave me rides on the back of either their mz...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,617
Posted By FLX
it kind of seems that if you run into a car on a...

it kind of seems that if you run into a car on a high bike like a dual sport you have reasonable chances to fly of the bike and over the car. where with a low sport bike the car stops bike and rider,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,004
Posted By FLX
maybe it's me talking in second language but the...

maybe it's me talking in second language but the ~m15 screw on the underside of the engine you unscrew in order to get the oil out and hopefully tighten again afterwards
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,004
Posted By FLX
a while ago i was changing the oil on the moto....

a while ago i was changing the oil on the moto. when i was done draining it my girlfriend called me in for dinner so i just hand tightened the drainage bold. after dinner and a few glasses of wine i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,527
Posted By FLX
i ride a r65 probability 90% of the time with my...

i ride a r65 probability 90% of the time with my wife on the back and camping gear, works well. before i owned a 250cc mz wich was as comfortable but a bit to slow with two people and camping gear on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-26-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9,417
Views: 2,000,809
Posted By FLX
did not mean to offend, sorry. was thinking same...

did not mean to offend, sorry. was thinking same period but a bit bigger just to keep up in traffic on the way to the trails. oh well, don't have 2k anyways

never paid much attention to rickman's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 550,650
Posted By FLX
steaks on a stone, forgot the plates ...

steaks on a stone, forgot the plates

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-1OUDBuTJgcQ/Uiy4SqFE1gI/AAAAAAAAB2Y/1d0mZ-GaTyo/s720/DSC_0021.JPG
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-26-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,417
Views: 2,000,809
Posted By FLX
for sure cool, wonder if it would fit a 250cc...

for sure cool, wonder if it would fit a 250cc engine without much frame work

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4086066741.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,828
Posted By FLX
i saw somewhere a sign saying "scooters and fat...

i saw somewhere a sign saying "scooters and fat girls are fun to ride till someone see's you on them"
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-22-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4,273
Views: 1,594,582
Posted By FLX
from a recent camping trip ...

from a recent camping trip
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i4fP-xRCNNE/UizByuEjqoI/AAAAAAAAB7o/fHWrJzMXPik/s720/DSC_0063.JPG
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,828
Posted By FLX
the car driver license vs. moto license makes...

the car driver license vs. moto license makes sense. good point
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,828
Posted By FLX
there is so much judgement here based on what...

there is so much judgement here based on what people rider and wear.
i prefer people riding scooters over hybrid cars any day, and a bad rider on a scooter is not as much danger to others than a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,466
Views: 1,709,343
Posted By FLX
I always like the "Is it raining?" question when...

I always like the "Is it raining?" question when walking into a place soaked to the bone and dripping all over the floor
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
And the Wrap up: best gas millage was...

And the Wrap up:
best gas millage was 58miles/gal on 97 going a constant 55miles/hour
worst was 38miles/gal on i5 with two mountain passes and strong headwinds -> full throttle for a whole tank...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 8 Big Pines Campground to Seattle (Home) ...

Day 8
Big Pines Campground to Seattle (Home)
139 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Thank you, Im glad you liked it. The Beemer is...

Thank you, Im glad you liked it. The Beemer is my first motorized transportation since moving to the US from Germany. It's amazing how perfect America is for Road trips.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 7 Bend to Big Pines Miles: 234 ...

Day 7
Bend to Big Pines
Miles: 234

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 7 Marten Diary Campground to Bend 195...

Day 7
Marten Diary Campground to Bend
195 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 6 Mary Smith Campground to Martens Diary...

Day 6
Mary Smith Campground to Martens Diary Campground (for Horses)
166 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-12-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 5 Sarah Totten Campground to Lewinston -...

Day 5
Sarah Totten Campground to Lewinston - Mary Smith Campground
180 Miles
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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 4 Miles: 78 Sarah Totten Campground...

Day 4
Miles: 78

Sarah Totten Campground 2nd Night

well, we really liked our place at the klamath river so we decided to stay a second night. went on a short joy ride on hwy 96 in the morning...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 3 Mt Ashland Campground to Sarah Totten...

Day 3
Mt Ashland Campground to Sarah Totten Campground
124 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 2 Saturday Aug 31 Kalama to Mount Ashland...

Day 2 Saturday Aug 31
Kalama to Mount Ashland Camp Ground
349 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
Day 1 Friday Aug 30 145 Miles Seattle to...

Day 1 Friday Aug 30
145 Miles
Seattle to Kalama

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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
just a quick update -> we made it and had a...

just a quick update -> we made it and had a blast. motorbike hold up well and we ended up riding 1650 miles here is a rough map

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,568
Posted By FLX
our first road trip - seattle to cali and then...?

well, this is my first ride report or more so my first ride report to come. i'm very excited i hope it will be adv worthy even so we ride a road bike.

the plan is to leave tomorrow evening (8/30)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 73,614
Posted By FLX
i got a r65 this sping and had the first tune up...

i got a r65 this sping and had the first tune up done at a shop, rode it 5k miles since then and it's time for a oil change and and valve adjustment. i feel i should learn how to work on my own bike,...
Forum: Airheads 07-10-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By FLX
i have one and like it a lot. we take it camping...

i have one and like it a lot. we take it camping pretty much every weekend during the summer and it manages two people and camping stuff quite well even over the high mountain passes around here....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 354,712
Posted By FLX
weather has been so nice here, we went again....

weather has been so nice here, we went again. lone fir campground of hwy 20

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PnXDxAtX2OM/Ud3XWkrEguI/AAAAAAAABvE/VphJLuH4bVQ/s720/DSC_0007.JPG

and one from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 354,712
Posted By FLX
we went camping again, i can highly recommend...

we went camping again, i can highly recommend silver springs camp ground close to to chinook pass
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,417
Views: 2,000,809
Posted By FLX
i really like this one, but have no garage to...

i really like this one, but have no garage to mess with it
xt500 http://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/mcy/3851728220.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,433
Posted By FLX
i wear a 3/4 helmet but otherwise civilian...

i wear a 3/4 helmet but otherwise civilian clothing.
only regret i have is ruining some nice shirts with death flies
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,582
Posted By FLX
i feel the waiving to other motorbikes on a sunny...

i feel the waiving to other motorbikes on a sunny day gets kinda old, i enjoy seeing the first 10 but then... in the winter and rain it's different and i have this "we are in this together" feeling...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 354,712
Posted By FLX
ha, i took the picture. getting married to her...

ha, i took the picture. getting married to her was probably one of the best decisions i ever made
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 254,254
Posted By FLX
been riding bicycles and motorbikes since a long...

been riding bicycles and motorbikes since a long time, i feel like they have so much in common that there should be an understanding. i use my bicycle for commuting and racing and the moto for long...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-28-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,543
Views: 354,712
Posted By FLX
finally registered after following for quite a...

finally registered after following for quite a while, think i like adv

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/8690800002_d13081acb8_z.jpg
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