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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Crocker
right call. I saw a nice 2001 for sale back...

right call.

I saw a nice 2001 for sale back in December for $2k. Still kicking myself for passing it over.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
I didn't even know they came in white. Looks...

I didn't even know they came in white.

Looks good.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
Still in, I need to start plotting good route...

Still in, I need to start plotting good route down from Seattle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
I think we'll get along just fine.

I think we'll get along just fine.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
I've been tempted, their bourbon isn't bad and...

I've been tempted, their bourbon isn't bad and one of their beers is a relabeled Unibroue.

So, looks like I'm in. I got the leaking fork seals taken care of, haven't bothered attacking the rust,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,112
Posted By Crocker
Wasn't much work for me in Portland while I was...

Wasn't much work for me in Portland while I was there, unfortunate because the cost of living is much more reasonable than up here in Seattle.

I did finally visit Portland a few months ago, the CL...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
Pure Poetry.

Pure Poetry.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
There's a difference? Neither one helps my knees...

There's a difference? Neither one helps my knees after a long run, stuff is useless.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
Easier for an extra rifle to blend in at home...

Easier for an extra rifle to blend in at home than another bike :)

Fortunately the wife wants me to get another triumph, she was a little upset when I sold the speed triple.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
:lol3 I'll bring some spare muffler bearings...

:lol3

I'll bring some spare muffler bearings too, just in case.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
:bluduh These never seem to come up when I...

:bluduh

These never seem to come up when I have disposable money to spend.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 21,253
Posted By Crocker
May be in for this, wife is expected mid May so...

May be in for this, wife is expected mid May so this may be the only trip I can pull this summer
Anything to bring besides libations?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
wtf is wrong with people? ...

wtf is wrong with people?

http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bar/4861569211.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_a6tbCdO8uh8_600x450.jpg
Forum: Road Warriors 01-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 277,559
Posted By Crocker
Not the best picture, but new to the club. ...

Not the best picture, but new to the club. Picked it up a few weeks ago, got a nice break in the weather so did some exploring out in the Olympic Peninsula yesterday.

2003 California EV. Hood...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-17-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 714
Views: 35,629
Posted By Crocker
Alright, I'm in. This just looks too damn fun. ...

Alright, I'm in. This just looks too damn fun. I wish I still had the my cl450, but I'll have to pick up something for this. I wasn't born until 1981 but my pops still has all his old camping gear...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-15-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 108,356
Posted By Crocker
I lusted over a Norge pretty hard a few years...

I lusted over a Norge pretty hard a few years ago, took one out for a test ride and debated hard on selling my r1150gs to pick one up. Ended up passing at the time, but I'll have one eventually.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,629
Posted By Crocker
Didn't know about that site, thanks. I...

Didn't know about that site, thanks.

I usually only buy from a dealer so take it for granted that the title is clear, but as I'm going to go check out a couple bikes off of CL this week I'll be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
No doubt, has pretty much everything I would need...

No doubt, has pretty much everything I would need already done to it. Just a little cleanup and painting if I really felt like it.

I'll give him a call tonight,

Just to confirm the buying...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
Cool, thanks. I need to adjust my CL searching...

Cool, thanks. I need to adjust my CL searching to include "XR 650L" in addition to "xr650l". I'll ping them both.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
46k miles is the reason I'm still on the fence...

46k miles is the reason I'm still on the fence for this one. I just need something cheap that'll last 2-3 years with minimal effort and can do forest roads, easy trails and some extended highway...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 911,995
Posted By Crocker
A couple from thanksgiving weekend. Wife and I...

A couple from thanksgiving weekend. Wife and I hiked out to Monte Cristo with the dogs to enjoy the fresh snow. Love the PNW.
...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,323
Posted By Crocker
Awesome pics and story, thanks for sharing.v:D

Awesome pics and story, thanks for sharing.v:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4,591
Views: 911,995
Posted By Crocker
Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a...

Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a bit of time out in the mountains.

Last trip out to Marmot Pass...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I...

Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I can learn to ride offroad. Tried offroad a few times with my old BMW, but those were expensive drops and I learned exactly what it means to say a bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11,647
Views: 2,377,173
Posted By Crocker
I got pretty much the same conversation last...

I got pretty much the same conversation last night from the wife. Instead she told me to go out and buy a bike.

Been without a bike for the last year, cross country move, non-paying tenant on the...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,318
Posted By Crocker
too late :lol3 My wife used to hate...

too late :lol3

My wife used to hate goldwings, thought they were big and ugly. She sat on one and thought "wow, this is really nice!" She'll never tell me what to buy, only saying that the back...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-09-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 134,318
Posted By Crocker
I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider...

I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider group. I'm 33 and looking to get something cheap I can take the wife with me on trips. Noticed I could get a pretty nice looking 1100 or 1200 for under...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 470,451
Posted By Crocker
I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to...

I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to meet the person behind that disaster.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,938
Posted By Crocker
I agree it's good to support the local dealer if...

I agree it's good to support the local dealer if they're good shop. I get all my parts from Bob's but for I'm not taking it in for scheduled maintenance. I even bought my GS911 from them, used it...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-28-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 39,900
Posted By Crocker
You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I...

You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I think I will. I've been leaning towards selling my oilhead and replacing it with 2 bikes(smaller offroad bike and a more sporty street bike) so I'll...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,493
Posted By Crocker
Yep. I watched the first episode, realized...

Yep.

I watched the first episode, realized it was "reality" tv with manufactured drama and decided not to go any further.

I'll just stick with reading ride reports.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-15-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,126
Posted By Crocker
Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it...

Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it felt real good for me at 6'4" and 240lbs..decided not to test ride as id probably do something financially I shouldnt do right now.

Real nice...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 42,070
Posted By Crocker
And when he's done setting them straight, there's...

And when he's done setting them straight, there's another group of riders that should be informed they spelled their name wrong
http://machofashion.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/bandidos_mc.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Crocker
$250? :huh

$250? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,828
Posted By Crocker
8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that...

8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that many documented problems...$1200 sounds about right.

Seriously, they're not going to give you what you probably want from the bike. I don't know...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,959
Posted By Crocker
I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert...

I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert light about a week ago. No ABS at least on the rear when I stand on it, haven't "tested" the front but the servos still work fine on my '04.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,119
Posted By Crocker
you know who else wanted framed trail maps. ...

you know who else wanted framed trail maps.

Nazis.


:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By Crocker
yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying...

yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying a new set of sw-motech rally bars after nearly cracking the right valve cover after biffing it in some gravel last month.

The bars are silver, my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 37,901
Posted By Crocker
Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally...

Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally to attend. I hope to be back and be able to stay till the end next year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 37,901
Posted By Crocker
Stopped in front royal to defrost. So...

Stopped in front royal to defrost. So cold...first time I wish I had heated gear.
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