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Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,981,915
Posted By farkleface
I replaced my vent tube with a short one that had...

I replaced my vent tube with a short one that had a check valve in it and had the same problem you are having. It would die for no reason randomly. I tossed it and ran a regular longer unchecked hose...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 61,165
Posted By farkleface
Moto my brother and I are now in Guerrero...

Moto
my brother and I are now in Guerrero negro. We have followed your route the entire time. We have had to make a few adjustments to our route due to the shorter days this time of year. Baja is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,872
Posted By farkleface
How many miles did you make it up before you hit...

How many miles did you make it up before you hit the snow? Looks like Fun!
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,981,915
Posted By farkleface
Yeah, it was the battery. Strangely, when I put...

Yeah, it was the battery. Strangely, when I put the multi meter on the battery, it reads 13.3v? But on the bike no power, lights etc?. I swapped it for a buddy's battery and she fired right up! oh,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,981,915
Posted By farkleface
The battery was low before I put it on the...

The battery was low before I put it on the charger, but it had power to everything at that time also?? The charger did something to kill all the electrical ??
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23,711
Views: 3,981,915
Posted By farkleface
Dead drz

So.........I put a charger on my drz and forgot about it for over 24hours. When I took it off the charger and turned the key, the bike is dead. No lights, no anything. Also, I noticed the charger was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,959
Posted By farkleface
Not exactly........ Kinda sounds like your...

Not exactly........
Kinda sounds like your saying rich people don't litter and poor people are lazy irresponsible vandals?
To clarify, I was a couple hour drive from sun valley up in the mountains...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,959
Posted By farkleface
Puke I don't completely buy the transfer station cost...

I don't completely buy the transfer station cost argument. Yes, I am sure it plays a part in the piles of appliances and construction materials dumped in areas where people live nearby. What about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,959
Posted By farkleface
Why do people in Washington love to dump their garbage in the woods?

I am so sick of happening upon a pile of garbage every Time I want to explore a dirt road or river in Washington. We just had the best ride on the Olympic peninsula this weekend. The weather was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,942
Posted By farkleface
Mick is not cheap for tire mounting. He has a...

Mick is not cheap for tire mounting. He has a machine, but doesn't use it much so admits he is not the best at it. I had a dakar in for service so I brought in some 606's I bought else where to have...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 45,003
Posted By farkleface
472!

472!
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,952
Posted By farkleface
Have they shipped yet???:ear

Have they shipped yet???:ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,506
Posted By farkleface
steaks- metropolitan grill, Daniel's (both...

steaks- metropolitan grill, Daniel's (both spendy), jak's grill (a bit cheaper)
wine flights, cheese and small plates -purple cafe,
Vietnamese, tamarind tree
best happy hour -barolo, lecoshe...
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 34,952
Posted By farkleface
In

In
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 52,535
Posted By farkleface
need a coupon. ready to order a full set up.

need a coupon. ready to order a full set up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,556
Posted By farkleface
Just talked with them and you can sign up at the...

Just talked with them and you can sign up at the event. They won't turn anyone away. We have 5 heading over from seattle. Can't wait!!
Any one know any good rides in the area for sunday (drz type...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,168
Posted By farkleface
Does anyone know how this guy is doing?? I know...

Does anyone know how this guy is doing?? I know they airlifted him out in a hurry.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyIGf9n-CH4&feature=player_embedded#at=131
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,852
Posted By farkleface
Maybe you just reschedule the tour and make the...

Maybe you just reschedule the tour and make the last show of the tour at the black dog. That would be awesome!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 23,168
Posted By farkleface
Group of 3 heading over on Friday. We will be 2...

Group of 3 heading over on Friday. We will be 2 drzs and a dr650. We may try to camp at a campground that is 6 or so mile north of odessa then ride over in the morning. I guess if you ever camped at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,852
Posted By farkleface
Heck Yea! This will be my 3rd time doing it, and ...

Heck Yea! This will be my 3rd time doing it, and the Black Dog is by far my favorite Dual sport event in the Northwest. It is well organized, has Awesome riding, and is tons of fun. Anyone that has...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By farkleface
thanks Hamon I read your report looks like a...

thanks Hamon I read your report looks like a great ride. I am going to get some backroads maps. I want to spend as much time on northern half of the island as possible. I will also check out...
Forum: Canada 09-03-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By farkleface
need help planning a ride on Vancouver Island

some friends and I want to explore vancouver Island in mid september. Would like to spend as much time on dirt as possible, no super technical single track though as the bikes will be a te610, bmw...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,938
Posted By farkleface
do you have gps file of the section through...

do you have gps file of the section through washington?? would you care to share? thanks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By farkleface
:freaky :photog :beer :dutch :dutch

:freaky :photog :beer :dutch :dutch
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By farkleface
anyone going any sooner? I can't spend all...

anyone going any sooner? I can't spend all summer without a bike.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By farkleface
buying a husky te610 from another member. time...

buying a husky te610 from another member. time line not critical, but hopefully in the next few weeks. He would be able to deliver it around 75 miles or so from fort collins co.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By farkleface
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-07-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By farkleface
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
My forks RULE!

It has been a while since I have posted on here. Just wanted to say I now have over 10,000 miles on the yamaha forks setup and love it. I have had no problems at all. Though, it may be about time to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-03-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By farkleface
north fork

I was on those roads a couple sundays ago. there is a lot of fun roads up there, but you have to get around the gate.
there is an open flat area with a big field of stumps and gates on either side...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,070
Posted By farkleface
AtomicMoto ROCKS!

I ordered the new Dakar pants and a 661 pressure suit from Atomic. The pants look great, but I haven't had a chance to ride with them yet so that review will come later.
I just want to say the...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By farkleface
they are a bit of a pain in the ass to link the...

they are a bit of a pain in the ass to link the first time. It took me many trys to get them linked the first time. but once you get them linked they seem to work pretty well. sometimes they take a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
I think you have to purchase them from a...

I think you have to purchase them from a distributor.
With Woody's the front rim was a size they had in stock 1.60x21 ($155). the rear 2.50x18 (spendy- $255)was a size they dont stock, so they had...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
excel makes a front rim that fits. when i went...

excel makes a front rim that fits. when i went through woody's they had one in stock the rear 18" was a special order and took 10 days for them to get so if you are doing both wheels have them order...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 568,747
Posted By farkleface
Really enjoyed reading your post. Its really...

Really enjoyed reading your post. Its really making me want to quit my job, or I guess fire myself, and get out there.
If your passing through seattle on your way down and want a place to crash, a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
One more thing- I had trouble with my headset...

One more thing-
I had trouble with my headset staying tight. Adjusting it is no easy task once the bike is all back together, because you don't have as much room with these triple clamps. Anyhow, I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
I just got caught back up with this thread, wow...

I just got caught back up with this thread, wow 600+ posts.
good to see so many of you will get to REALLY enjoy your dakars.

I will try and give my opinion on the setup but don't expect anything...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,906
Views: 644,817
Posted By farkleface
driven- Looks awesome you are going to love it. I...

driven- Looks awesome you are going to love it. I like the fancy carbon fiber fork guards.
Also, I put locktite on the caliper alignment bolt, and caliper mounting bolts.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,771
Posted By farkleface
Ecellent! See you there. We will be two dakars...

Ecellent! See you there. We will be two dakars and a lime green klr with a pastime truck camper
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,771
Posted By farkleface
um....does anyone know how much it costs? can't...

um....does anyone know how much it costs? can't find it anywhere on they website
thanks
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