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Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By JdFan
Foil

Sorry, said foil, meant satin wrap. Yes I do the sump plug. Foil, would be a bad idea for sure.

I actually like your card board gutter system better. Man you guys are the bomb.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By JdFan
Me too

About 3 weeks ago a group of guys and I got on an old logging road, got near the end of a 13 mile loop with only 1/2 mile until the road was supposed to T back into a main road. As luck would have it...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,428
Posted By JdFan
Yup

I just returned from a 4 day 1600 mile ride from Seattle to Riggins, Idaho. Rode Lolo pass, then to McCall, up to 8,300 ft at Heavens Gate, Boise for lunch....Of the 28 bikes that I rode with, mine...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By JdFan
Time saving oil change

No need to remove side tank and cover. Just remove bash plate and front battery shroud wrap foil on top of battery and pull the plug. Just saved myself 1.5 hours off oil change. Clean any oil spill...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-06-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,758
Posted By JdFan
Chain your rottweiler to it. Thieves suck.

Chain your rottweiler to it. Thieves suck.
Forum: Orange Crush 09-03-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,027
Posted By JdFan
This was also a concern of mine and was told what...

This was also a concern of mine and was told what your being told. After riding about 1,500 miles 2-up this summer I can report that my wife loves it. We had a sports tourer before and she feels she...
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23,898
Views: 4,311,255
Posted By JdFan
Agreed!!! I looked at both the ST and KTM 990, I...

Agreed!!! I looked at both the ST and KTM 990, I went for the 990 based on my wants, the ST is a hell of a bike and I'd be proud to own one. It's awesome to see all the Adventure riders come out of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,376
Posted By JdFan
From the Management

Here is the update, based on an email I recieved back from one of their VP's:


It was good to speak with you. I have reviewed our present practices related to options for parking motorcycles...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-02-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,266
Posted By JdFan
Really

20mph over will get you a wreckless (depends on mood of cop) as stated, which I belive is a misdemeanor. A Felony would be if you didn't stop, like evading, failure to stop...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,181
Posted By JdFan
45 minute mini vacation

I'm in sales in Seattle, so I only ride my 990 when I have a day in the office and not going on sales calls (helmet head). My commute is 32 miles each way and what can I say, it's just a joy to ride,...
Forum: Face plant 07-31-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,036
Posted By JdFan
Thumbs down The other foot.

Stories like just break my heart. Just a damn shame. Everyone should be forced to watch videos of the destruction to people and their families that's caused by poor decisions while driving. Or make...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 18,659
Posted By JdFan
12 open, crossed it last week and read last week...

12 open, crossed it last week and read last week the 123 (cayuse pass) is also open, I didn't use 123 myself.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By JdFan
Oil Change

Did my first oil change, watched a YouTube video on it first which made it so much easier. I'm not that mechanically inclined but I make up for it by being a slow learner:D anyway, 4 hours later and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-29-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,376
Posted By JdFan
Call made

I called the name and number of the contact supplied by Gitana at noon today. Awaiting to hear back from Mr Liln.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-28-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,376
Posted By JdFan
Gitana Above and beyond the call. Well done,...

Gitana

Above and beyond the call. Well done, I'll call him Friday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-27-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,317
Posted By JdFan
Have them on my KTM 990 and they hold alot...

Have them on my KTM 990 and they hold alot without giving you the big ass look.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-26-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By JdFan
Plenty of ride reports from guys with alot more...

Plenty of ride reports from guys with alot more miles than you have. Proper servicing is key.
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,003
Posted By JdFan
Josu I wear the Kilimanjaro myself and feel...

Josu

I wear the Kilimanjaro myself and feel it offers some of best protection money can buy. I too ride the 990 and keep in shape and from the look of things it's a good recipe. Maybe it's your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By JdFan
At ages up to 30, I also would take you on, even...

At ages up to 30, I also would take you on, even if you had better skill. At just north of 40, pass if you will, I admit I'm an average rider at best. By you hauling ass, do your thing and don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By JdFan
Thumb Nice

Thanks, that loop in my summer plans.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,121
Views: 805,225
Posted By JdFan
Morning ride on the Palouse

Caught this leaving Quincy, Wa. off Silica Road, at 5:30am.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By JdFan
Skate Creek Rd FR 52

Does anyone know condition of this road? Packwood to Ashford?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,376
Posted By JdFan
I failed the Wibby Adventurer test...damn.

I failed the Wibby Adventurer test...damn.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By JdFan
Well done

Good job fellas, that was solid.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,376
Posted By JdFan
Thumbs down Motorcycle friendly Hotel.....Not!!!

My wife I left for a four day trip last Thursday starting in Walla Walla to do the whole wine tasting thing. It was incredible, great restaurants and amazing food in Walla Walla for sure. A standout...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,349
Posted By JdFan
Damn, speedy recovery wishes. Great company lead...

Damn, speedy recovery wishes. Great company lead by a great American!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-16-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,717
Posted By JdFan
Same boat as you. Ive added a few things but only...

Same boat as you. Ive added a few things but only to set it up for a trip I'm taking, love it, bone stock and of the 5-6 bikes I've owned it's my favorite.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By JdFan
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 20,770
Posted By JdFan
Happy Trails-Tetons

If it helps, I went with these. Nice black powder coat finish.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-14-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9,754
Views: 3,062,389
Posted By JdFan
Break-in

Lovin Life!!!
Forum: Orange Crush 07-14-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18,617
Views: 7,418,415
Posted By JdFan
2010 990 Adventure

Here it is.

Added Touring Windsheild, Happy Trails Panniers, Best-Rest Backrest anf Big Loop Tank Bag, Damn this is getting expensive
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,484
Posted By JdFan
Well Done

Simply Amazing views, much as I thought it would be. I enjoyed your wit.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10,265
Views: 2,096,835
Posted By JdFan
600 mile service and Farkles

I must admit, I'm not that mechanical but I went for it and changed my oil today. It was the first one done at 600 miles and only took me 4.5 hours.:huh I think I'll be able to shave off a lot of...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-09-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By JdFan
Back rest

I just put one of these on, folds down when not in use.

http://bestrest.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NEW-Classic-II-BackRest/1302216_jTegw#61284265_AgFzB
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 643,263
Posted By JdFan
Wow

Luke your writing style is damn addictive. Funny, my future son in law and family are salmon fishermen also, they fish out of Sand Point though. Be safe up there.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,860
Posted By JdFan
Most Amazing

The pictures are absolutely breathe taking. A trip to that area is in my future.

You also have a most enjoyable writing style, a fun read.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-01-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,171
Posted By JdFan
Wicked My .02 cents

I sense you have come to this forum to get the answer you wanted to hear, I know, I did the same thing. I wanted the Orange and came here to get my decision cemented. Now quit playing around and go...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-29-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By JdFan
Got it. I was going to order the Holan's but...

Got it. I was going to order the Holan's but after reading the string, I couldn't wait that long. Ended up going with the Happy Trail Teton's. I liked the looks of both and Happy Trails has good...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By JdFan
Question Price

I'm seeing the Holans at $869.00 for the kit, not $500.00. Where are you getting that price?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-28-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,951
Posted By JdFan
Git r dun

I also traded a Honda ST 1300 in on the 2010 990 Adventurer and She likes the ride. She has only been on one two hour jaunt with me but she said it was comfortable. We will do alot more this summer...
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