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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Good One...Square Hit!

Ah, perhaps losing a loose mirror? Spelling is not my forte and obviously proof reading isn't either...:lol3

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,849
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmm...Is It..

OK...on public property is it against the law to shoot one of these? Or just club it to death....

Phil

OSU...wildlife "study"?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,849
Posted By Wallowa
Post A Camera Picture?

Hey can someone post a picture of one of these cameras actually in place near a trail/road?

Need to have a positive ID....:evil

Thanks ..Phil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Wallowa
Check This For Real Rides

I use AltRider bars, but in my opinion that the video with the guy riding on soft dirt is a joke....losing the OEM mirrors [windscreen next] is a given...honestly his two drops were nothing...no...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 38,489
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Amen

Spot on for both counts. When dealing with outside information or service; "trust with verification" makes sense. And giving you due praise; your DVDs do help inform the bike owners not just how to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 38,489
Posted By Wallowa
Hmmmmm....Really?

Hmmm. This seems to be aimed at minimizing the potential danger if there is a failure. "Severity" is extremely high for such a failure and should not be "discounted". Perhaps you intended to say...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By Wallowa
TKCs Are Tubless...But

When I removed my OEM Battlewings, tubeless, they had very stiff sidewalls and were a bitch to break the bead on...but not to remove...TKCs, my only brand of tire now, while stiff and tubeless are...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
Thumb Good On Ya!

Yup..."Wunderlich" coined the word "farkle" and they are way over priced.
Sadly most things made for BMWs are over priced. But that is the way of the world...:wink:

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 38,489
Posted By Wallowa
"Highly Unlikely"?

Jim your knowledge on BMWs far surpasses my merger experiential basic understanding.

BUT betting your life on supposition of probability, while it is common to just roll the dice, begs the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,151
Posted By Wallowa
Minor "Point"

Guys [and Gals]...I see some imaginative deflectors being constructed to reduce excessive heat getting to the rider..

Cautionary "Point"....those neat looking shields [not all but some] could...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
Air Pump

Internal combustion engines are merely air pumps...unless you run at much higher RPMs than stock or have greatly increase the displacement [cylinder volumes] simply "tuning" should not require moving...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Good On Ya!

Congratulations!

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,031
Posted By Wallowa
Intake Horn/Snorkel ?

Do you mean intake horn/snorkel? What leads you to believe you need this modification?

Thanks,

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Wallowa
Why Running Hot?

Not wishing to go off topic...but bikes of my vintage, '07, [Hexheads] had throttle issues; stumbles-jerking on slow speed accel, that were and are attributed to an excessively lean mixture...since I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 493,980
Posted By Wallowa
You Guys Are Great!

Great view indeed; thanks...

But "Hash" rock and you use the code words of "cold beverage"...very clever!:D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Wallowa
And..

You leave your "unit" [car or bike] running during a stop; fixed post might be the exception...for obvious reasons.

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Good Download!

Thanks for sharing that experience. Wonder why it stalled? A question I never asked is will our bike computers shutdown the motor at some max temp?

Did the motor suffer any damage that you could...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-21-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Wallowa
Question A Basic Question

OK...this is an old question, but when is the GS or GSA "too" hot? Our temp gauge is an oil temp [or so I believe]. When is the oil temp indicative of real harm to the engine?

Has anyone actually...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Darn!

All those slips of lip keep coming back to haunt me! Sure, I will get you a Stone or two. It would be great to see you again.

Set this up for a Spring ride and hopefully house warming. Currently I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10,616
Views: 2,194,507
Posted By Wallowa
Damn...Who Wunda Thunk

Parts!

http://blackwidowmotorsports.net/arctic_cat_minibike_parts.html (http://blackwidowmotorsports.net/arctic_cat_minibike_parts.html)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,502
Posted By Wallowa
Wink Breaking It Down..From My Side Of The Hill.

All of us gearheads [or not] as we age bump up against the decisions required to make "quality vs quantity" decisions...but hey, we do have a frame of reference from keeping infernal combustion...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 523
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Nice!

This captures a lot...thanks.

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Great Idea

Good suggestion...roll that into a dirt road discovery ride, his house warming and tall tales!

I will buy the first round....assuming it will be Keystone Light micro brew:D

Phil

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,502
Posted By Wallowa
Naw!

Naw...The Dude will survive....no can needed! :D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Wallowa
Question [My Ignorance...]

Are the temperatures you folks mention water or oil temps?

Thanks...Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,564
Posted By Wallowa
Question Hmmmm...Honda 50? [Profile...]

Different does not mean better...just sayin':D

All these comparisons and pro/cons comments are highly subjective and it will finally come down to "what lights your fire"....for me, and me alone,...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By Wallowa
Just Me...

But any boot that will really work for "wandering around" in mountains while carrying a rifle/shotgun [assume you are hunting] will not be a protective motorcycle boot....but we make our own...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10,616
Views: 2,194,507
Posted By Wallowa
Go Raylan!

Bike is interesting to!

Phil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Too Far...

"Being within 30 miles of Ontario and affordable property is also a requirement."
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Hey, I Got It!

Steve and DS,

Cuprum! Beautiful rides in all directions!

Phil :wink:

Good luck DS...seems like you and Steve can co-search this.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,579
Posted By Wallowa
Riden Through Several Times..My Opinion and Observations

Look everybody has opinions concerning "where to live"...Huntington would be at the bottom of my list....it is in my terms a very "hard scrabble" community, it is a beat-up place...Hotter than hell...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-15-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Wallowa
Damn..That Is Beautiful!

Great job Oly! Drop dead gorgeous bike...well done.:wink:

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,564
Posted By Wallowa
Laugh Damn Those Are Pretty!

First Jim is correct the wet clutch off road could be a game changer...time will tell...

Max...narrow at the seat is not an issue...I am standing and the Water Bikes are fat across the tank...just...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,564
Posted By Wallowa
Interesting Discussion Indeed

Jim know that my interests are almost 100% off road; so my take on the new water cooled GSA comes from a different perspective.

First the weight of new GSA is 573 lbs [2014 MCN] vs. mine ['07] at...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-14-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,564
Posted By Wallowa
Elaborate

Jim...list how are the watercooled boxers are superior to hexheads...curious, not challenging your statement. You know...pros and cons from your perspective.

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Wallowa
Thanks Jim

Got it.

Might add that momentum helps in reducing clutch use on steep climbs and of course correct gear selection to maintain the momentum.

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Wallowa
A Question Jim

You say you should never see smoke but then say since he did see smoke he was slipping the clutch too much...do you mean that in the context of normal use?

Of course not certain of the length...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10,616
Views: 2,194,507
Posted By Wallowa
What Next?

Damn this is a tough crowd! What next? You expect a front wheel for that tire?

Good thing is that this Pinto does not have an exploding rear fuel tank..:D

Phil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Wallowa
Ouch!

Since I own the same bike...my interest is peaked.

My first WAG is that any quantity of smoke seen from clutch indicates a contaminant on the friction surface....most probably oil from shaft...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-13-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10,616
Views: 2,194,507
Posted By Wallowa
And.....

Yup...and it is "new"...this guy has got to get into therapy...but again the Pinto engine is a jewel.
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