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Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9,615
Views: 2,001,740
Posted By brokeassloser
I shoul also point out that I'm not here to troll...

I shoul also point out that I'm not here to troll this thread. This bike is a woods weapon first and foremost after all. I've already found some useful info on pages past and thank you all for that....
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9,615
Views: 2,001,740
Posted By brokeassloser
You forgot about the hellish seat. I'll change...

You forgot about the hellish seat. I'll change the seat and put a bigger tank on- maybe pick up a second wheel set so I can have knobs and a set of less agressive tires and walla- sport tourer/ dual...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,615
Views: 2,001,740
Posted By brokeassloser
You're right it won't pull 120mph wheelies like...

You're right it won't pull 120mph wheelies like my multi 1200 would I'm just saying there's no shortage of power and the motor seems fine and happy to do it. If you need 150hp to be happy on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 904,021
Posted By brokeassloser
Badly framed cell phone pic but the road.....oh...

Badly framed cell phone pic but the road.....oh the road was amazing.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpshqrtwso7.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9,615
Views: 2,001,740
Posted By brokeassloser
Today marks one week and 375 miles on my new 500....

Today marks one week and 375 miles on my new 500. I freaking love this thing! It eats forest service roads for lunch, hits singletrack like a hammer, and pulls freeway duty like a sports tourer. Even...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By brokeassloser
This was my concern. It's not just about stalling...

This was my concern. It's not just about stalling but sometimes unexpected barriers or stalled riding buddies can hinder progress and if a climb is super steep the only option for holding a rekluse...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By brokeassloser
I fully expected this bike to be a snarling...

I fully expected this bike to be a snarling beast-and it is- but after doing a 50 mile forest toad run with my wife on her newly stolen from me 250l I'm pleasently surprised by how happy it is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By brokeassloser
I went back and forth and it came down to the...

I went back and forth and it came down to the KTM. As far as not seeing the Multi goes just look at it this way. Now when the pavement ends I wont be all scared and timid anymore. :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By brokeassloser
Yes it's the 500. I already freaking love this ...

Yes it's the 500. I already freaking love this thing even though my junk is still numb from the ride. I've been a singletrack junkie for many years so this is kind of a dream bike. I'm also plenty...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By brokeassloser
Why do you think I'm broke?:deal

Why do you think I'm broke?:deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By brokeassloser
New ride ride report

First thing this morning I rode the Ducati to The Dalles- twisties waterfalls blah blah blah. Ant then.......


Hello Beutiful!!!
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,217
Posted By brokeassloser
I explore and ride solo alot and often rely...

I explore and ride solo alot and often rely (cautiosly) on this rule of thumb- If you're needing to get out think like a loaded log truck in a hurry. All of our local forrests have been logged at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By brokeassloser
I'd be willing. I ride a Multistrada 1200- with...

I'd be willing. I ride a Multistrada 1200- with or without bags all the same to me. Your photog can stand, sit, walk around back there- I'm pretty comfortable with the low speed stuff. Shoot me a PM...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,550
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,497,206
Posted By brokeassloser
ADV price $9700. (pretty firm at that though).

ADV price $9700. (pretty firm at that though).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-24-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9,550
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,497,206
Posted By brokeassloser
2010 Multistrada 1200

I'm the original owner. This bike is equipped with ABS and traction control but not the electrical suspension. 16500 miles. The 15k service was done at Motocorsa Portland. It has Altrider bars...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By brokeassloser
Thanks everyone. It sounds like I might like it...

Thanks everyone. It sounds like I might like it (assuming I get the bike). If I don't like it (unlikely) you'll see it in the flea market.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By brokeassloser
So if I'm reading this right after you bump the...

So if I'm reading this right after you bump the throttle and release it you have compression braking again? I can live with that. I'm pretty comfortable on the steep stuff. What about holding on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By brokeassloser
Shool me on rekluse clutches

Hello one and all.

I'm working on a possible trade for a 500 EXC that has a recluse in it and have never ridden a bike equipped with one. Tell me all about them both good and bad. Any...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,106
Views: 397,806
Posted By brokeassloser
Anybody planning on dualsporting or trail riding...

Anybody planning on dualsporting or trail riding Friday? I often go solo but my wife is afraid I'll get eaten by a bear. I do have a bacon filling so maybe she has a point. I'm an old slow guy so I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 904,021
Posted By brokeassloser
Forlorn lakes. There are a string of them.

Forlorn lakes. There are a string of them.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,516,489
Posted By brokeassloser
I'm constantly amazed at just how good this bike...

I'm constantly amazed at just how good this bike is at being a dualsport. Sure it's heavy and underpowered with poor suspension but I'm a 48 year old with bad knees so were even.:lol3 This turned out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,569
Views: 904,021
Posted By brokeassloser
I was the only one at this lake in the GPNF...

I was the only one at this lake in the GPNF today. Cell phone pic just wont capture the peace and quiet.http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsxlpfoweh.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By brokeassloser
You guys are killing me! :rofl Question:...

You guys are killing me! :rofl

Question: What's an average rebuild interval on a 500

Answer: It's faster than a 250l. :huh


I'm well aware of what I'm getting into performance...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By brokeassloser
I'll double down with a follow up. Who's gone the...

I'll double down with a follow up. Who's gone the most miles between top end rebuilds? I'm really considering one of these bikes. I like my 250L but well.......you know.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
It was a pretty good day in the woods. Here's our...

It was a pretty good day in the woods. Here's our haul for the day. A much bigger event is in the works.

Thanks Brad for coming out and working with my band of misfits.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
I'm really not in this for attention-I just want...

I'm really not in this for attention-I just want to walk up to a waterfall and not trip over beer cans. Thanks for the link though I may need her help later this summer when we plan the big one. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
Wife and I will be there at 8:30

Wife and I will be there at 8:30
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
I'll get back to you on that. I'd be there at6:00...

I'll get back to you on that. I'd be there at6:00 but my kids and some friends of theirs are coming and they aren't as enthusiastic as I am about early mornings. I may come out early and have them...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
I can't say I'm surprised the short notice...

I can't say I'm surprised the short notice conflicted with a lot of peoples schedules but for now that's the time frame I have. This will make a good test run for a bigger better event later in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
Bravo sir!:clap Panther Creek is one of my...

Bravo sir!:clap Panther Creek is one of my favorite roads. The more of us go out there the better.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
The date at least for me is Saturday the 28th....

The date at least for me is Saturday the 28th. Join if you can, if not please be encouraged to do it on your own, set up another event, whatever. I have a few volunteers so far and my wife has...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
I sent an e-mail to the forest service to see if...

I sent an e-mail to the forest service to see if they would reimburse for dump fees and they said no but the forest service offices have dumpsters and they are happy to accept garbage from clean up...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,451
Posted By brokeassloser
Gifford clean up party?

It's a sad reality that our forest gets used as a dumpster by a lot of thoughtless fools. I was riding out of Yacolt today and every waterfall and pull out was littered with garbage. It' not a new...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-28-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,738
Views: 1,422,886
Posted By brokeassloser
Some people will tell you the 2010 is full of...

Some people will tell you the 2010 is full of gremlins and problems. Mine has been awesome and still is. Ducati fixed a few things (even though mine had no problems). Fueling ha always been spot on....
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12,887
Views: 2,516,489
Posted By brokeassloser
I finished and installed my skidplate today. I'm...

I finished and installed my skidplate today. I'm a fab guy by trade so my cost was $0.00.

http://http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q71/chrisgri/DSCN0174_zpshu7xwhue.jpg (http://<a...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,934
Posted By brokeassloser
If I was thinking of a Hyper I'd go with the air...

If I was thinking of a Hyper I'd go with the air cooled one. Those motors are pretty bombproof and that version has a bit more of a hooligan feel even with less power. I got rid of mine to save my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,386,703
Posted By brokeassloser
I remember a two track I rode across the plains...

I remember a two track I rode across the plains in Wyoming in the early 80's that had a state highway marker:rofl. It was a good thing the CB750 had a pretty good fuel range. I was off pavement for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-18-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,386,703
Posted By brokeassloser
This still assumes you can fly in a straight line.

This still assumes you can fly in a straight line.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-13-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,738
Views: 1,422,886
Posted By brokeassloser
Just watched a video clip of one of them eating...

Just watched a video clip of one of them eating it on a dirt road then getting up laughing. These guys are kind of hard core.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,557
Posted By brokeassloser
I own an older house right above the mill in...

I own an older house right above the mill in Camas. It's a rental now but I lived there for a year or so. LOVED IT! The mill has cleaned up a lot and I smelled it maybe twice the whole time I lived...
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