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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By orforester
A lot of people like Bear Camp, I don't too many...

A lot of people like Bear Camp, I don't too many raft shuttles on that road and they take up ALL the road. Try the Burnt Ridge road, gravel, nice scenery and not much traffic. It comes down at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By orforester
Hey thanks guys, knew I could count on this site....

Hey thanks guys, knew I could count on this site. Taking care of 89 father with mother down with broken hip. Need a little stress relief!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By orforester
Badger Mountain

I am stuck in Wenatchee, but brought my RT, was looking for a short ride, wondering if Badger Mountain road is paved all the way from East Wenatchee to Waterville? And how about the to Ephrata then...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-30-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
New Shoes

WOW, I installed a new set of PR4 GT's last week and just got out yesterday! WOW is all I can say this thing glides through corners, drops into them! Did I say WOW!! I guess my old PR3's were worn...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
Slomo,I have a Procycle 441 kit in my DR350 SE. ...

Slomo,I have a Procycle 441 kit in my DR350 SE. I really like it, lots of power, not so much weight as 650.....go for it
Forum: Road Warriors 03-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
I have a vstream and love it. on my 2008. not...

I have a vstream and love it. on my 2008. not sure about the air on hands, but moving the windshield up makes all the noise go away and it is very calm behind it. No noise, no wind, just calm. I...
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,818
Posted By orforester
Will they fit 97 DR350 also?

Will they fit 97 DR350 also?
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
You know prices vary, I would check for similar...

You know prices vary, I would check for similar models on your local Craigslist, that will give you an idea. I just bought my 08 with 33,000 on it, three months ago in Willamette Valley for $9300....
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
Bultaco, not sure about all the exact processes...

Bultaco, not sure about all the exact processes to go for big bore, mine was like that when I bought it. But these guys did mine or so I was told :
http://www.procycle.us/#. It is the 440 kit in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-15-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,232
Posted By orforester
So I am very surprised that no one has mentioned...

So I am very surprised that no one has mentioned a R1200RT. You know BMW was made to tour on the autobahn. Very stable at high speeds. Even my K100RT got more stable above 80.
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,804
Posted By orforester
I like the DR....350 with a 441 kit!!!

I like the DR....350 with a 441 kit!!!
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
While I don't have seat that is higher, I do have...

While I don't have seat that is higher, I do have an extra corbin seat I would love to sell to someone, as it doesn't fit me. Too short in the front, I am 5'11 and it puts me too close to the front,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-13-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By orforester
Just don't simply wear a tee shirt, it will leave...

Just don't simply wear a tee shirt, it will leave red marks on skin.......don't ask.

Try a tee shirt and then a long sleeve shirt over that, wind break.
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
I agree, 441 kit makes it a super bike!! They...

I agree, 441 kit makes it a super bike!! They can do it in Eugene, if you bring it down, Power (see the reviews) my bike has loads of power and is a nice highway, not freeway bike.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
Anyone have an extra rack for the rear? Ebay...

Anyone have an extra rack for the rear? Ebay ones are way over my price range......


Bob
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 33,346
Views: 4,262,299
Posted By orforester
Seat Replacement

Anyone know if a same year (97 to 97) 650 seat will fit my DR350 SE, both SE seats?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-01-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By orforester
Don't forget or not stop at Hecta Head light...

Don't forget or not stop at Hecta Head light house, it is a must do, if you are there around 9:00 to 10:00, wait to the fog to lift, it is worth the time. Beachcombers in Old town Florence is a...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 412,965
Posted By orforester
Thumper, they look like they will work, but the...

Thumper, they look like they will work, but the ones I remember bolted to the upper engine mount bolts. and then the lower bolts. These look like they might work, but .... not what I bought in...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-25-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,725
Posted By orforester
Limey, thought you were going for the K75? What...

Limey, thought you were going for the K75? What happened?
Forum: Road Warriors 11-22-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
+3 on the K75 Limey, I have a K100RT and I love...

+3 on the K75 Limey, I have a K100RT and I love it in colder weather otherwise it is just plain too hot. K75 is much smoother and cooler running. Go for it!
Forum: Road Warriors 10-25-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
Frogy, I have extra fairings from my conversion...

Frogy, I have extra fairings from my conversion of RS to RT project, no RS fairings, but two front fairings and many or all of the lower pieces and mounts, as I made the RS into RT.

Being older,...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
Picked up my new fleet addition on Saturday, 2008...

Picked up my new fleet addition on Saturday, 2008 R1200RT, dark blue. Cool bike, 33K, good price lots of "extra" goodies with it, for a good price.

Despite what people say about Harleys and...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,725
Posted By orforester
Dragwn, I know a guy who has a set of all keyed...

Dragwn, I know a guy who has a set of all keyed alike bags, but no key, 051 key, he has them on IBMWR, or PM me! $100 and they are in good shape.

Bob
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,725
Posted By orforester
Anyone interested in some RT fairings? I have...

Anyone interested in some RT fairings? I have two fronts, three sides, 4 battery covers, and a bunch more stuff, some 85 style and some post 85.

Would go CHEAP, I mean CHEAP, you pay shipping,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-06-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,008
Posted By orforester
Nope, every bike I ever wanted I have bought and...

Nope, every bike I ever wanted I have bought and some twice or three times. Had 6 Yamaha XS 650's, three RD 350's, two Honda Ascots, tow BMW's, Three Harleys, hum, two Hodakas and Triumph 250. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-01-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,622
Views: 433,728
Posted By orforester
FY RS I am converting to an RT! ...

FY RS I am converting to an RT! http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s301/orforester/85Kbike-9-132.jpg

Here is where it is at now! A huge pile of parts ALL over the shop!
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By orforester
Kinda sounds like your water/oil pump is going...

Kinda sounds like your water/oil pump is going south, is there anti freeze coming out the weep hole under the pump?

It sure sounds a lot louder than any K75 I have heard. Try posting on the...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-03-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,629
Posted By orforester
Some of you guys are just dumb. Gas is flamable,...

Some of you guys are just dumb. Gas is flamable, don't carry it wih bunge cords and shit hanging everywhere, you know that stuff explodes! Geez, use some common sense.

The guy on the Suzuki...
Forum: Road Warriors 02-03-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,404
Posted By orforester
Doc, I don't think you can go wrong with a Conny,...

Doc, I don't think you can go wrong with a Conny, they are great bikes.

I also think you could find an older K bike that would be cheaper and run like the wind, 91 - 95, I have an 89 RS, like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-05-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,683
Posted By orforester
Man have you ever lived in that area? There is...

Man have you ever lived in that area? There is no employment what so ever. Coos County is depressing, unless you hunt and fish. I lived there 19 years and then was paroled and moved to the Valley....
Forum: Thumpers 12-15-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 308,517
Posted By orforester
Does not look like mine, mine is a rectangle.

Does not look like mine, mine is a rectangle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-15-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,410
Posted By orforester
Like Smilin I live in Lebanon, and commuted to...

Like Smilin I live in Lebanon, and commuted to Corvallis for work, highway is nice, straight and no problem, game day is bad, and rush hour is 4:45 to 5:30, mornings are never bad. Weather is a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-27-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,134
Posted By orforester
As was mentioned, your call. I dated my wife on...

As was mentioned, your call. I dated my wife on a RD 350 and have never been without a bike, even with two kids, now 26 and 28. Still riding and enjoying all 5 bikes. Didn't have alot of miles for...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 308,517
Posted By orforester
I know it is here somewhere, but does anyone have...

I know it is here somewhere, but does anyone have any specs for a luggage rack for 82 XT 550? I was hoping to use the toolbag as well and rack. Put a spare gas tank on the rack.

Thanks, Bob
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-22-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,997
Posted By orforester
Congrads, I was going to offer up the V-Strom, as...

Congrads, I was going to offer up the V-Strom, as I think it is a nice bike for touring and some gravel, Adventure touring they call it. But since you bought the triump, more power to ya, keep the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,656
Posted By orforester
I agree with Vicenthd. I ride a Harley, 08...

I agree with Vicenthd. I ride a Harley, 08 Electra...bagger. It is nuts on reliable, they are kinda like Les Schwab, lots of dealers and service and parts are everywhere...if I were to need them. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,518
Posted By orforester
Grasshopper walks into the bar Bartender...

Grasshopper walks into the bar

Bartender says we have a drink named after you

Grasshopper says I'll have a Bob.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,402
Posted By orforester
I fight fires all summer for the past 35 years,...

I fight fires all summer for the past 35 years, now mostly a camp slug, but sleeping in a tent is my life. Had one a while back I fugured I slpet in for a year and half. I read the REI tent guide...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,814
Posted By orforester
Not sure where you are ending on first day, but...

Not sure where you are ending on first day, but Godendale was mentioned. I have stayed at: http://www.wascohouse.biz/

The owner is a biker and the rate is cheap, very nice place, no real...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,950
Posted By orforester
I disagree, Goldendale is a nice quiet town, not...

I disagree, Goldendale is a nice quiet town, not nearly as much wind as Hood River, not so hot as The Dalles, nice rides all around for street or off road. Easy access to Stump town. Yeah it is a...
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