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Forum: Beasts 05-03-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,751
Posted By testa
Looks like a good way to thrash a $20000 bike. I...

Looks like a good way to thrash a $20000 bike. I tend to stay on pavement or very mild gravel with my multi; I have a ktm enduro for gnarly roads and true off road. I'd cry if I dropped the multi.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
Nice wreck Tony, beautifully captured on video. ...

Nice wreck Tony, beautifully captured on video.

I'm getting anxious to pull the KTM out of hibernation and start doing some riding with you all, hopefully in the next few weeks.

Saturday...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-19-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,752
Posted By testa
i vote for 3 in daylight. clapped, how come...

i vote for 3 in daylight.

clapped, how come a gs works better in mud than your wr?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
good ride guys. enjoyed it a lot.

good ride guys. enjoyed it a lot.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
unless its pouring in the morning i'll be there...

unless its pouring in the morning i'll be there with a friend.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-08-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
good idea. matt, i'll let you try my multi 1200....

good idea. matt, i'll let you try my multi 1200. you will want one!

looking forward to some dirt riding with you guys soon, even though i've been awol all summer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,921
Posted By testa
with two legs?

with two legs?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
shit i'm going chantrelle picking today. anybody...

shit i'm going chantrelle picking today. anybody up for a dirt ride tomorrow?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,016
Posted By testa
a couple weeks back i got pulled over for...

a couple weeks back i got pulled over for speeding on my bicycle, quite the experience.
Forum: Beasts 07-22-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,751
Posted By testa
I've got about 1300 miles on mine now and it is...

I've got about 1300 miles on mine now and it is an amazing machine.

I am getting an easy 250km per tank for the poster who asked, and that is in sport mode without being bashful in use of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-23-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By testa
i just sold my '08 with 2600 miles, gobi luggage,...

i just sold my '08 with 2600 miles, gobi luggage, fmf pipes, heated grips, perfect, for 10.5 in 2 days. 2 people with cash wanted it. the first one to show up with the greenbacks got it. the other...
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5,999
Views: 1,206,751
Posted By testa
to each their own. i love the bike and sold my...

to each their own. i love the bike and sold my 990 adv to get one. i loved the adv, but to me there is something special about ducs. some people feel it and some don't.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,924
Posted By testa
i've got them on my otherwise stock '08. they...

i've got them on my otherwise stock '08. they sound great, they are not too loud but put out a pleasing sound. They look good, the bike runs great. they are much lighter and much cooler to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,543
Posted By testa
big bikes off road are pretty tough to ride under...

big bikes off road are pretty tough to ride under any circumstances. rthe most frequest mistakes beginners make off road is grabbing the front brake too hard. everyone's done it....at least once.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 105,399
Posted By testa
i rode a black touring model with bags mounted...

i rode a black touring model with bags mounted yesterday. it is a remarkable motorcycle. i've owned a water cooled monster, a multi 1000s, a 1098 and a hyper s. i am currently without a ducati for...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-11-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,342
Posted By testa
i drilled mine. some water came out. don't know...

i drilled mine. some water came out. don't know why you wouldn't do it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
matt, i may be able to make it after all. lemme...

matt, i may be able to make it after all. lemme know in am if any change in plans. thanks, chris
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
matt, i won't be able to make it out this...

matt, i won't be able to make it out this weekend. have fun.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,638
Posted By testa
the ones on the wr i found to be awful, squirrely...

the ones on the wr i found to be awful, squirrely in gravel and downright dangerous on snow or in mud. i replaced them with 606's, much better off road, worse on the pavement but on this bike the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
jalles busted a turn signal. now the bike is...

jalles busted a turn signal. now the bike is getting broken in. and he can start doing mods.


i had to bump start my bike all day. asrvivor gives good pushes.
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 181,921
Posted By testa
i got a set for my wr250r. thanks ned. i did my...

i got a set for my wr250r. thanks ned. i did my first ride with them saturday and they worked like a charm. i could see what was behind me on the pavement and they took some good hits from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
love that thing. great bike.

love that thing. great bike.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
yo john, thanks for the invite. It was fun. ...

yo john, thanks for the invite. It was fun. Guys, always a pleasure riding with you.

Got home, put on the glasses, found the fuse box, it was right behind the tank, one of them was blown, put...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
250 it is

250 it is
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-01-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
sounds like mostly pavement and gravel road then?...

sounds like mostly pavement and gravel road then? i'm debating between the 990 adv and the 250 yammie with knobbies.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-29-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
i think i'm in for a ride this sunday. what are...

i think i'm in for a ride this sunday. what are the snow conditions up on lolo?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
biped--looking forward to doing that ride. ribs...

biped--looking forward to doing that ride. ribs are getting better, should be good for a ride this coming weekend.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44,813
Views: 8,667,034
Posted By testa
pm'd you. chris

pm'd you.

chris
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
in probably

in probably
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
i'm out for another couple weeks. on kauai a...

i'm out for another couple weeks.

on kauai a few weeks back i went riding with my brother on a borrowed bike with a bald front tire and had a little oopsie that resulted in 3 broken ribs.

i'm...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,557
Posted By testa
i have no problem with standard pegs. in...

i have no problem with standard pegs. in addition, i have found that it is not necessary to raise the shifter like with mx boots.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,557
Posted By testa
i've been using my euros a bunch on the adv and...

i've been using my euros a bunch on the adv and some in the dirt on the wr. the boots are great. no pinch, good balance between stiffness and comfort (much less rigid that pure mx boots), excellent...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-27-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,577
Posted By testa
i love ducatis, have owned 4, and think that the...

i love ducatis, have owned 4, and think that the new multi will be an incredible and groundbreaking bike. however, as much as i love ducs, i wouldn't buy a first year bike, particularly with all of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
sorry jason. i'll get it right next time. ...

sorry jason. i'll get it right next time.

chris
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
ben--i can't believe how well you rode the big...

ben--i can't believe how well you rode the big monster. i love to ride mine on back roads, gravel roads and the occasional trail but you opened my eyes to the possibilities.

justin--you rode...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
hey guys. great hooking up with you. i had a...

hey guys. great hooking up with you. i had a great time and look forward to another ride soon although i do need some knobbies for the wr.

chris
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44,813
Views: 8,667,034
Posted By testa
i just mounted a blue safari, great product. ...

i just mounted a blue safari, great product.

i'm looking forward to doing suspension, have contacted travis, but need to find the time to pull the sucker apart.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
Sounds good. I can ride my wr, it being street...

Sounds good. I can ride my wr, it being street legal and all. Lets ask for confirmation by say thursday evening and we can count hands.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,380
Views: 319,186
Posted By testa
hey mtbdemon, i may be interested in a ride this...

hey mtbdemon, i may be interested in a ride this weekend. keep me posted on what you have in mind. i have my street legal wr250r or my crf250 to choose from depending on the anticipated route.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-09-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,940
Posted By testa
what a shame. prayers to his family. after...

what a shame. prayers to his family.

after he got his bike, i invited him up for a ride in the portland area.

tell your family you love them and tell your riding mates to always take care and...
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