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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By shortbus4x4
Highway 200 across northern Montana and the...

Highway 200 across northern Montana and the badlands in western North Dakota is all I got.:evil
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By shortbus4x4
Lost Coast loop might be closed depending on...

Lost Coast loop might be closed depending on rain. Be ready for wet weather and post up some pictures. I grew up in Humboldt county, currently working in ND, and boy do I miss it.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 87,106
Posted By shortbus4x4
Just when you give up all hope on the youth of...

Just when you give up all hope on the youth of our nation you read this trip report and realize all is not lost. Good job on getting out and living life.
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 210,921
Posted By shortbus4x4
Oh yeah!!!

Oh yeah!!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By shortbus4x4
Give me a couple days and I will get his info to...

Give me a couple days and I will get his info to you.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By shortbus4x4
Got a friend with a house by Spirit Lake that he...

Got a friend with a house by Spirit Lake that he rents out for vacations. Don't know if that's too far north or not.
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,907
Posted By shortbus4x4
Wow you got hosed. Find a good mechanic/shop...

Wow you got hosed. Find a good mechanic/shop that will stand behind their work. Shops that offer their techs good pay seem to have happier and better techs. Someone screwed up big.

Your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-29-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,107
Posted By shortbus4x4
Really good story and pictures. Just what the...

Really good story and pictures. Just what the doctor ordered for the middle of winter.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By shortbus4x4
Either one is nice. Be prepared to be a little...

Either one is nice. Be prepared to be a little damp and watch out for the green snot on shady sections of the road.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By shortbus4x4
Its been a few years since I was there but do...

Its been a few years since I was there but do they still have that little diner in Seiad, it was on the right side if you were heading towards Happy Camp?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,448
Posted By shortbus4x4
Nice to have a happy ending.:clap

Nice to have a happy ending.:clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,448
Posted By shortbus4x4
Good for you. They used to hang horse thieve and...

Good for you. They used to hang horse thieve and I have heard motorcycles called an iron horse. Hopefully said 640 rider didn't have to take a helicoptor ride out and is otherwise in good health.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,249
Posted By shortbus4x4
I moved here a year and a half ago from Humboldt...

I moved here a year and a half ago from Humboldt County CA. There is lots of riding, you can even get kits to put on your bike to ride it in the snow. My riding buddy from CA that moved here about 6...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By shortbus4x4
Nice pics. I grew up on Berry summit, 1/2 mile...

Nice pics. I grew up on Berry summit, 1/2 mile off 299 up Titlow Hill Rd. We moved there when I was about 4 in the mid 70's and my mom still lives there. My dad did a lot of logging up there and I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By shortbus4x4
Watch out for rocks and slides. There might be a...

Watch out for rocks and slides. There might be a little snow on 299 over Lord Ellis and Berry summits, my mom lives on Berry and said they got about a foot of fresh snow a few days ago and the temps...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,523
Views: 1,017,924
Posted By shortbus4x4
/\ And I am spent.:D

/\ And I am spent.:D
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,112
Posted By shortbus4x4
Drink lots of beer and eat lots of good food, a...

Drink lots of beer and eat lots of good food, a few months and it won't seem like such a rocket.:evil I have an 03 525 and it seems ok, of course I am well over 250lbs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By shortbus4x4
Even on the coast that time of year you don't...

Even on the coast that time of year you don't need much rain gear. Usually just enough to keep the fog/drizzle off. You will be hot doing the OBDR/WABDR that time of year as they are inland a ways....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 18,400
Posted By shortbus4x4
Now thats a good looking bike.

Now thats a good looking bike.
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,037
Posted By shortbus4x4
Me too, its the scantool I always reach for...

Me too, its the scantool I always reach for first.:wink:

Probably overkill for the average home garage mechanic though. Make sure what ever scantool you get can read the datastream in real time....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,953
Posted By shortbus4x4
Nice report. I am moving up to ID this month,...

Nice report. I am moving up to ID this month, can hardly wait until next years riding season.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-26-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By shortbus4x4
Thats the only road I can think of from his...

Thats the only road I can think of from his description. I grew up on 40 acres on Titlow Hill road and logged and drove up there quite a bit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 36,345
Posted By shortbus4x4
I grew up and live here in Humboldt County and...

I grew up and live here in Humboldt County and have never seen a rattlesnake on the coast. Even inland a ways they aren't real common compared to some places.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 36,345
Posted By shortbus4x4
Lighthouse should be fine on the graveled part,...

Lighthouse should be fine on the graveled part, just watch out for potholes. My family and I went out there about three months ago.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-05-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,194
Posted By shortbus4x4
Burn barrels are outlawed here now too. Any...

Burn barrels are outlawed here now too. Any internal combustion engine for generators, irrigation pumps, heavy equipment, etc, is regulated now.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By shortbus4x4
I should hope so. A good woman don't need no...

I should hope so. A good woman don't need no razor.:wink:
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,194
Posted By shortbus4x4
At one point in time CARB extisted to serve the...

At one point in time CARB extisted to serve the people of CA, now it seems like they exist to dream up new rules and regulations that aren't always grounded in truth. Anyone who lived in S CA in the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,194
Posted By shortbus4x4
CARB isn't the only CA government agency...

CARB isn't the only CA government agency responsible for companies leaving our state. I was going to move last summer but the wife didn't want to live so far from family, I sure wish I had moved. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,052
Posted By shortbus4x4
The Avenue of the Giants is pretty cool. Don't...

The Avenue of the Giants is pretty cool. Don't be in a hurry, you have lots of people going slow and pulling off and on the road, and not all of them are paying attention. You also have some nice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-24-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,194
Posted By shortbus4x4
Sounds like they are working up a program to...

Sounds like they are working up a program to start smogging motorcycles, all in the interest of making more money for Sacramento, err I mean keeping the air clean.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,034
Posted By shortbus4x4
Looking at the wallowed out keyway on the crank...

Looking at the wallowed out keyway on the crank makes me think there was a loose nut involved in this somehow.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-12-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,269
Posted By shortbus4x4
The towers at Horse Mtn got fresh snow in...

The towers at Horse Mtn got fresh snow in addition to what was already there on the first weekend in June I think it was. Its going to be mid July the way its going before the roads in snow country...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By shortbus4x4
Oncoming vehicles on a 1/2 lane wide road in...

Oncoming vehicles on a 1/2 lane wide road in sections.:evil If you do go off its a long ways to the river and you probably won't get banged up at all until you hit the river bed.

299 to 96 is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By shortbus4x4
Yes Grayback is open. My sister and her husband...

Yes Grayback is open. My sister and her husband live 10 miles up river from Somes Bar on 96 and he told me Grayback is open. He should know because he works for the Karuk tribe and they usually open...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,430
Posted By shortbus4x4
This is the way I would recommend too. Another...

This is the way I would recommend too. Another way is take 199 towards Grants Pass, take a right at O'Brien and come out at Happy Camp on 96. Grayback is open. Then go right on 96 to Somes bar and...
Forum: Americas 06-03-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By shortbus4x4
Take the bike with you. Put a hitch on your car...

Take the bike with you. Put a hitch on your car and get a hitch carrier to haul the bike on.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-03-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By shortbus4x4
Once you get to 1 you can go all the way up it...

Once you get to 1 you can go all the way up it until it curves inland and then you take the Usal road, which has some dirt, to Ferndale. Spend the night in Fortuna. Then you can take 36 out to...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,856
Posted By shortbus4x4
The best way for camping in bear country is have...

The best way for camping in bear country is have a partner with you and make sure you are the faster of the two.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-31-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,199
Posted By shortbus4x4
Of course you leave the wild life alone. I am a...

Of course you leave the wild life alone. I am a firm believer in live and let live. If they don't bother me then I don't bother them. And yes I have been places where the wild life could bother me...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By shortbus4x4
Its raining here on the north end of the Lost...

Its raining here on the north end of the Lost Coast Loop pretty good right now.
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