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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Motomedic
You better hurry up, Winter is Coming.....:evil ...

You better hurry up, Winter is Coming.....:evil

I'm probably gonna ride to work on Thursday- Doctor's appointment tomorrow to remove the stitches (staples? I haven't even looked yet! :rofl)
Forum: Orange Crush Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By Motomedic
Ummm, my old '04 has the sticker on the left...

Ummm, my old '04 has the sticker on the left side.....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
I feel much better now that the broken ends of my...

I feel much better now that the broken ends of my clavicle aren't grinding on each other. :evil

And daytime TV sucks. WTF am I gonna do for the next couple weeks? Crap.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-13-2014, 10:16 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Turned out to be a small gathering. WU7X &...

Turned out to be a small gathering. WU7X & Family, smithe, moto-treks and his better half, Gearhead and myself.

In a singular affront to the established rules of ADV, no photos were taken. Not of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,612
Posted By Motomedic
Ummmmm, yeah. Been a HD wrench for 15+years...

Ummmmm, yeah. Been a HD wrench for 15+years now.....:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Someone's in charge? :huh :poser ...

Someone's in charge? :huh


:poser


I've got my kids in the morning, so I"ll be arriving around 5ish.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Hey buddy! Haven't heard from you for a while. ...

Hey buddy! Haven't heard from you for a while.

Yeah well, you'd think after riding two-wheelers for 40 years, I'd have figured out how not to fall off the damn things!:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 07:12 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
I've wondered about the yellow flowered plants...

I've wondered about the yellow flowered plants myself. Being a recent transplant to WA, I'm actually surprised it's rapeseed.

I love it when I learn something new! :clap
Forum: Orange Crush 07-11-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By Motomedic
Yep. The start relay controls the majority of...

Yep. The start relay controls the majority of juice thru the bike. It's down there next to the battery, on the right side. People have reported the contacts corroding, etc.

Mine had the same...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Feike is doing much better with the installation...

Feike is doing much better with the installation of my new "farkle". A spot o'discomfort has me sucking down a Hydrocodone (or 2) and posting here at 3:30AM though.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,747
Posted By Motomedic
140k (ish)

140k (ish)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 28,347
Posted By Motomedic
Well boys, it looks like I'm out. My...

Well boys, it looks like I'm out.

My 9-fiddy spit me off the other day and the plate was installed in my clavicle today. No riding for a few weeks. And, no gas money for the car, as I won't be...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,184
Posted By Motomedic
Starter relay. Well documented here. BTW,...

Starter relay. Well documented here.

BTW, the Suzuki DL1K uses the same relay, a bit cheaper and quicker to get.....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Motomedic
It's pretty easy to change them out. But, since...

It's pretty easy to change them out. But, since all 4 (!) cables need to be replaced, ya gotta remove the tank. You don't need to remove the side panel, just the two forward screws and flex it out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Sunday. Show up when you can- we don't...

Sunday.

Show up when you can- we don't usually have a rule about having to show up at a specific time to be welcome. :D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Congrats on the new ride JJ! :clap Every...

Congrats on the new ride JJ! :clap

Every time I get on a "real" dirt bike after riding the 950, I feel like I'm riding a damn toothpick!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,612
Posted By Motomedic
The HD in Crystal Skull was a Cross Bones,...

The HD in Crystal Skull was a Cross Bones, essentially a Softail Springer with some minor changes.

I especially enjoyed watching him "kick" the bike to start it. Since it was a Cross Bones, it was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Hey- I didn't f*ck up- it was one of them sudden...

Hey- I didn't f*ck up- it was one of them sudden gusts of gravity I keep tellin' ya about! :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 04:56 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Since I've got surgery (installing more hardware...

Since I've got surgery (installing more hardware :bluduh ) in the morning, let's NOT get together tomorrow, mmmmkay? :D

Maybe Sunday?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 09:39 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
:rofl:freaky But considering it'll be a...

:rofl:freaky

But considering it'll be a couple weeks before I can ride again. wouldn't this one be more appropriate?

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 08:53 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Well, looks like I've joined Ladybug on the...

Well, looks like I've joined Ladybug on the injured reserve list. :cry

Out near Clark Fork, the KTM spit me off as I attempted to negotiate a mud puddle.All I remember is the bike went this way,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,759
Posted By Motomedic
http://motomedic.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/i-QddvCPx...

http://motomedic.smugmug.com/Other/Stuff/i-QddvCPx/0/M/Buell2-M.jpg

My kids will either fight over it or they'll have to figure out what to do with it if they don't want it...:D
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,518
Posted By Motomedic
You need a reserve switch to tell you when you...

You need a reserve switch to tell you when you gotta pit? :huh

Ummm, wouldn't it be easier to just do the math? You know, figure out how far the the thing will go under the whip, and divide by the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 728
Views: 28,347
Posted By Motomedic
Yabbut, Tequila has a much higher...

Yabbut, Tequila has a much higher Intoxicant-per-ounce value. Makes it easier to carry.....:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
I'm not the best at describing the area, but I'm...

I'm not the best at describing the area, but I'm pretty sure FS302/West Side Road starts when the pavement ends north of Nordman on Hwy 57. From there, I think we turned onto FS22 to get to Metaline...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,696
Posted By Motomedic
Kinda looks like Carnival Kitty to me...:dunno

Kinda looks like Carnival Kitty to me...:dunno
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
So, road 302 is indeed open. Someone sawed the...

So, road 302 is indeed open. Someone sawed the tree down (the one we had to go under 2 weeks ago), but the snowbank was almost gone. Sorry, we didn't stop for a photo op.

So, on our way to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 06:49 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Oh the weather will cooperate all right, as long...

Oh the weather will cooperate all right, as long as your idea of cooperation includes a bit of water....:evil

Nevertheless, I shall be in attendance. :thumb
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 28,347
Posted By Motomedic
Oh ye of little faith...:evil

Oh ye of little faith...:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Sunday, and I'm not sure what road it was. I was...

Sunday, and I'm not sure what road it was. I was just following along...:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
I'm not too picky as far as what we eat, but the...

I'm not too picky as far as what we eat, but the Otis Grill is handy for me...:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Nice. I haven't had a "fun" car for awhile- last...

Nice. I haven't had a "fun" car for awhile- last one was a F150 Lightning. I miss the sound of a well tuned V8 in full song.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
So, 262ci or 350ci? I think the 350s were CA cars...

So, 262ci or 350ci? I think the 350s were CA cars with that really crappy lo-po "smog" motor, but I remember the 262s as being kinda fun.....:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 08:58 PM
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Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
In all fairness, it does take me a bit more time...

In all fairness, it does take me a bit more time to put it together as opposed to taking it apart....:D

75Monza (you don't really have one of those do ya?), I know you didn't mean to insult...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
And this is why I get frustrated being a...

And this is why I get frustrated being a mechanic.

I have spent my entire professional life working on other people's expensive toys. I have spent over $100k on my toolbox, and many thousands of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Two choices- Bring it to the shop I work at- CDA...

Two choices- Bring it to the shop I work at- CDA Powersorts (We're the closest official KTM Dealer) or....

I've been known to do side work.....:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
:ear In! :freaky

:ear

In! :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
In 1999, Buell made something like 147 S3T's. I...

In 1999, Buell made something like 147 S3T's. I wanted the Amazon Green version that Emptimind has. Turns out it was a 14 week wait for the green. I bought the black one sitting on the showroom floor...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,403
Views: 276,288
Posted By Motomedic
Since you asked about a local shop, I didn't...

Since you asked about a local shop, I didn't speak up.

I had the exhaust on my Buell coated years ago. Like, 13 years ago. :evil
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-02-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By Motomedic
Did the pants fit?

Did the pants fit?
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