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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-08-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By JavaJunkie
Absolutely. In fact, though it's not on the site...

Absolutely. In fact, though it's not on the site yet, there are plans to have longer-term classes as well. For instance, at the Menlo Park location they are about to start up a class called...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2007, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By JavaJunkie
Great idea about the tire changing equipment. ...

Great idea about the tire changing equipment. That will definitely go on the first round equipment list.

I agree that the price isn't bad at all for unlimited access to so much equipment. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,766
Posted By JavaJunkie
TechShop Seattle

Please don't take this as spam; I'm just trying to gauge interest from the motorcycle community.

I'm currently working with Jim Newton to bring a TechShop to Seattle. If you're not familiar with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,769
Posted By JavaJunkie
Got Someone

Looks like it finally got someone. Just caught the tail end of a news report about someone catching the groove and wiping out. I missed most of the details but looks like the guy was laid up in a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-22-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,962
Posted By JavaJunkie
I'm Out

Sorry I didn't reply earlier; hadn't seen any activity in this thread so thought the event was off anyway. Robothon is today and I gotta be true to my geek roots and attend that instead of coming...
Forum: Face plant 09-13-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 16,816
Posted By JavaJunkie
Jeannie, the best law money can buy. She's...

Jeannie, the best law money can buy. She's awesome for weaseling out of speeding tickets and has a cult following of people who utilize her services several times a year :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By JavaJunkie
Good Times

Great ride guys. Someday I gotta actually start pulling out the camera during these rides.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,064
Posted By JavaJunkie
Mystery Solved

Ah ha. I was wondering if that was a well-shaped guy who happened to like pink or what. Not used to women riding such a beast and riding gear hides oh so much. Cool bike!

Yeah, that was fun;...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-07-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,962
Posted By JavaJunkie
I'm In

Count me in for the 22nd.

I've got a boxload of parts waiting to go on the KTM 950. New tires, armor, canisterectomy, electrical farkle, etc.

There's camping, right? If so, count me in...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-29-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,231
Posted By JavaJunkie
Lick it to know for sure.:evil

Lick it to know for sure.:evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,198
Posted By JavaJunkie
Safari Tanks?

Anyone have the new Safari tanks installed? I heard that the tanks are wider and won't work with the standard crash bars.

Other than ordering the special bars from Touratech, what are you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By JavaJunkie
Well dang, that's worth driving to California for!

Well dang, that's worth driving to California for!
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 595,080
Posted By JavaJunkie
Quote Status

Hey Chris,

I talked to you on the phone yesterday (you may know me as CoffeeNut) and you were going to send me a quote for a set of wheels for a KTM 950 Adventure. Just checking status.

Also...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-28-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By JavaJunkie
Rite Of Passage

It's like a rite of passage. Buy big beautiful non-mainstream bike, proudly take it home, try starting it the next morning and it sounds like it's self-destructing, think to self 'oh crap I just...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 88,661
Posted By JavaJunkie
I agree, fantastic service. I have a new, wonky...

I agree, fantastic service. I have a new, wonky address and think maybe USPS screwed up somewhere along the line.

Natalie responded immediately to my post and is sending another DVD out. kudos...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 88,661
Posted By JavaJunkie
In The Mail?

I placed an order on the 15th and haven't received the DVD yet. Just checking to make sure the order got processed (Order # 14501).

Thanks,
John
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-26-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By JavaJunkie
Me Too

Obviously RCruiser gets first dibs, but if more than one set comes available, I'm in the market as well. Ordering a set of Jesse bags this week.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By JavaJunkie
Had a great time; great meeting you guys! I'm up...

Had a great time; great meeting you guys! I'm up for another ride anytime.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By JavaJunkie
Gawd I hate getting up early :D Count me in. ...

Gawd I hate getting up early :D Count me in. See you guys at 7:00 am.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By JavaJunkie
Pretty much just a secure space. I wouldn't...

Pretty much just a secure space. I wouldn't expect to borrow anyone else's tools, etc, though now that you mention it a bit of bench space might be nice.
Forum: Racing 08-21-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 49,707
Posted By JavaJunkie
Yeah, regarding my web site... I was on the way...

Yeah, regarding my web site... I was on the way to South America last year and somehow ended up in the Mediterranean for 6 months. Go figure. I'll try again this year.
Forum: Racing 08-21-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 49,707
Posted By JavaJunkie
Yeah, that sounds like me :D Good memory. ...

Yeah, that sounds like me :D Good memory. Dropped his 1200gs on the way out of camp and looked like a putz.
Forum: Racing 08-21-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 49,707
Posted By JavaJunkie
I've got a bottle or two of Buffalo Trace...

I've got a bottle or two of Buffalo Trace Kentucky Bourbon stashed away for the trip this year that may make you sing a different tune.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By JavaJunkie
Thanks man.

Thanks man.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By JavaJunkie
Shop Space In Seattle?

Anyone know of a place, preferrably close to downtown, where I could keep my motorcycle for a month while I do some wrenching, kitting it out for a South America trip, etc?

Someone told me that...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-21-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,233
Posted By JavaJunkie
First to last: 1977 Honda CB750 1998 BMW...

First to last:

1977 Honda CB750
1998 BMW 1200C
2005 BMW 1200GS
2006 KTM 950 Adventure (current bike)

Just keeps getting better and better :D
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By JavaJunkie
This bike not made for mounting.

The owners guide actually says not to sit on the bike when it's up on the center stand. I feel much safer kicking it off the center stand when I'm actually on it, though.

Does anyone actually...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-19-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,601
Posted By JavaJunkie
It makes the most gawd-awful noise that makes you...

It makes the most gawd-awful noise that makes you look like a putz on your big huge ORANGE motorcycle.
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 595,080
Posted By JavaJunkie
yeah yeah.

yeah yeah.
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 595,080
Posted By JavaJunkie
E-Mail?

Hi Woody,

I've sent you a couple of e-mails (to the gmail address on your web site) over the past week and haven't received a response. Wondering if you're receiving them.

Thanks!
John
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,802
Posted By JavaJunkie
+1 on the Ortlieb with a couple of Rok Straps...

+1 on the Ortlieb with a couple of Rok Straps (http://www.rokstraps.com/index2.html).
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 08-15-2007, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By JavaJunkie
Better than the 1200gs IMO

The 950 definitely catches the wind, but I found it to be much more stable than the 1200. The 1200 could be quite squirly in a side wind, causing the rider to constantly battle to keep it tracking....
Forum: Vendors 08-14-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 43,167
Posted By JavaJunkie
I'd Be Down With That

That'd be awesome. I'm definitely interested.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-28-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By JavaJunkie
Another reference; I just bought a <3000 mile '06...

Another reference; I just bought a <3000 mile '06 with some farkles for $9000 (flying out to pick it up in about 2 hours :D )
Forum: Vendors 07-27-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,941
Posted By JavaJunkie
Yup, same here. CitiBank has the same free...

Yup, same here. CitiBank has the same free service.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-26-2007, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,544
Posted By JavaJunkie
The GS should have been wired with a separate...

The GS should have been wired with a separate wiring loop for the electric gear. The Aux outlet is only rated for something like 5 amps (using solid state relays?) if I remember correctly. If you...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By JavaJunkie
Cross-Cultural Relations

Oh yeah, you know it. Just bought my ticket. Hmmm, Sturgis is between where I pick up the bike and home, and it's that time of the year. Maybe I'll stop by and give'm an AdvRider salute? :evil
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By JavaJunkie
Oh, was it you driving up the price on me? :D My...

Oh, was it you driving up the price on me? :D My max bid was $9234.27 so just a bit higher and I would have lost it.

There's been an '06 nicely farkled sitting here in Seattle at I-90 motorsports...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 07-25-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By JavaJunkie
Coming Over To The Orange Side

Woo hoo, just won my ebay bid (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=010&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3APIC&viewitem=&item=200130143724&rd=1&rd=1) on a purty orange 2006 KTM 950...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By JavaJunkie
WTB: A Bike...But Where?

So where do you guys go shopping for used bikes over here? Back in the states there are a few well-known trading sites, as well as Craigslist. I can't seem to find any good sites for Europe :(
...
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