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Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 60,762
great thread and RR Jeff

This was a fantastic read Jeff. Just got through it today and I'm going to use it as inspiration and guide when I make that trip down there myself.

Well done!
Forum: Americas 06-12-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,387
I may meet up and ride with you at some point...

I may meet up and ride with you at some point once you have your date more hammered down.

I'm leaving for Mexico and Guatemala the 2nd week of October.
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
I was just in WY and it snowed. I was just...

I was just in WY and it snowed. I was just passing through but still...

I'm heading down to Mexico and places further south in early November. I'm not going through Baja but maybe we will bump...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 9,428
thanks!

Thanks Biker128 for all the info.

Wish I was around that area for the maintenance meet up next weekend but I'm actuly heading back out to Washington again.

Yes Mortins is correct. I'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 9,428
Help me learn...

Hi Williamsburg area inmates.

I've been on this site for a while but I mostly lurk and learn. I recently purchased a '02 BMW GSA and I need some help. I'm taking a longer ride out of country in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,766
I was trying to count the number of landings on...

I was trying to count the number of landings on the way up the rock. I think I stopped after 30 :eek1

That supermoto looked like a blast. Now go vomit so you can feel better and enjoy the rest...
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,706
Views: 346,766
Nice! Party like a rock star. Been...

Nice! Party like a rock star.

Been following along from the beginning and enjoying every adventure. Cheers!:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,780
Nice RR

Nice RR, enjoyed reading it as I"ve never been up that way.

That bike looks really loaded, for a second there I thought you were going on a longer trip! :evil All joking aside though packing...
Forum: EMEA 12-09-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Thank you all for the info. Right now I'm in the...

Thank you all for the info. Right now I'm in the very early stages of planning. Just trying to get some ideas so I can budget accordingly.

I appreciate the comments though.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,247
I'm being really careful with the zippers,...

I'm being really careful with the zippers, especially the small ones on the pockets. All zippers are YKK. It seems with the zippers on the pockets, being as they have that special waterproof lip...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,247
Lol, no I don't work for First-Gear but hey if...

Lol, no I don't work for First-Gear but hey if you know anyone in their HR dept. and they're hiring I'm in.

I just like to give kudos to decent gear and equipment. I don't have much money and...
Forum: EMEA 12-05-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,166
Buy a bike in Europe to ride?

Ok, I searched the threads and did not see any answers to my questions.

If there are any threads out there that would help me out, please guide me to them. Not trying to repost anything or waste...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,247
I pulled out the back protector. I don't know if...

I pulled out the back protector. I don't know if that armor is actually D30 but I would guess it is not. It is super thin, perforated and light. I checked the armor in the shoulders and that armor...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,247
Gear Review: First-Gear Kilimanjaro Jacket

FIRST-GEAR KILIMANJARO JACKET


SO, A LITTLE HISTORY:

Ok, so I've been riding without the proper gear this past fall and winter due to my old gear not fitting properly. I still want to ride and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Awesome pics Odinie! Great sense of focus. Love...

Awesome pics Odinie! Great sense of focus. Love the pics of the Guzzi and the Sears bike. Fantastic!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-22-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Thanks! Another great time this year.

Thanks! Another great time this year.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,856
:clap I agree with the poster above. We don't...

:clap
I agree with the poster above. We don't see enough of these exotic ride reports. Great ride report and the type I look forward to seeing the most. Hopefully there is more to come?
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,889
I was thinking the same thing. I think that is a...

I was thinking the same thing. I think that is a feeling we all share as bikers. Very contemplative and insightful tho. Appreciate the info. you provided as well as the pics.

Great RR...hope...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Felix. ...

Felix.

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n307/laughatmyvanagon111/P1240770-1.jpg


Sportsmans Club earlier before getting filled up.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Tough ol' guy that Chuck. I can only hope that I...

Tough ol' guy that Chuck. I can only hope that I am doing something like Chuck when (if) I reach his age. Kudos to him and his beautiful bike.

Hope he made it home ok that day. I was a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-03-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
I know. I saw that guy wipe out also. To add...

I know. I saw that guy wipe out also. To add insult to injury his bike wouldn't start again at all and he got towed off the ferry. I know because he was right behind me and was being towed by a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Thanks for the flattering comments. I have a few...

Thanks for the flattering comments. I have a few of you going down the main street and a couple at the Sportsman Club.

PM sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
To add a few more to the batch... ...

To add a few more to the batch...

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n307/laughatmyvanagon111/P1240344.jpg

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n307/laughatmyvanagon111/P1240498.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Anyone see these guys? They were up and down the...

Anyone see these guys? They were up and down the main street quite a few times. I couldn't understand how you could let an old Caddy like that get that dirty tho.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Some more pics... ...

Some more pics...

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n307/laughatmyvanagon111/P1240283.jpg

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n307/laughatmyvanagon111/P1240287.jpg

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
[quote=Odinie]Did anyone see that Harley (I...

[quote=Odinie]Did anyone see that Harley (I think) ratbike? It was amazing. I want to do a photoshoot of it. I got some terrible cell pics from the ferry here.





I got a few pics from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
I live in Tacoma

I live in TAcoma on the border of U.P. and I don't have many problems.

I think the whole image of Hilltop is more or less from back in the day when the crack epidemic took over most cities...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Everyone heads over there pretty early. Last...

Everyone heads over there pretty early. Last year I left a little later, around 11 AM, and actually saw a bunch of bikes waiting for the return ferry.

There will be a lot of bikes downtown and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,713
I appreciate the info. as well as I am also...

I appreciate the info. as well as I am also looking at the 1200 and 1500 Goldwing's and glancing over at the Venture, Voyager and Calvacade.

I have limited myself (budget, esthethics and some...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,713
I appreciate the info. as well as I am also...

I appreciate the info. as well as I am also looking at the 1200 and 1500 Goldwing's and glancing over at the Venture, Voyager and Calvacade.

I have limited myself (budget, esthethics and some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Wow! Beautiful! Is that a 1980? Sorry if...

Wow! Beautiful!

Is that a 1980? Sorry if I'm off but I was looking this bike up and couldn't tell exactly which model and year this was.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
See you guys soon...I'll be taking lots of...

See you guys soon...I'll be taking lots of pictures this weekend and will post up later.

Unfortunately I will be one of the only scrubs on a Gixxer1000 due to a lack of "street-legal" vintage...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-14-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,488
Isle of Vashon TT 2010 - Who is attending?

It's that time of year again for the VME's Isle of Vashon TT event. :D :D :clap :clap

So...

Who is going?
What are you riding?
Doing the poker run or any of the other events?

Let's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-21-2009, 02:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,576
N. Or

Somewhere in N. Oregon. Anyone know where?

Sorry about the crap pic with this one. Don't know if the "real" table was arranged to correspond with the painted one in the mural.

Cool thread...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
I didn't see this guy this year but was looking...

I didn't see this guy this year but was looking for him.

Had his dog in a sidecar specially built for his dog.

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
That seat must have been the exception. :wink:...

That seat must have been the exception. :wink: :wink:

I love this event and love taking pics of it. I don't get to see these types of bikes everyday.

I think next year I'm going to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
More classics...

I hope you guys enjoy looking at these bikes as much I enjoyed seeing and photographing them. I couldn't get enough pictures and just love being around them long enough to hear a few start and run....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
continuing with the pictures...

So, I rode down to the Sportsman Club and found where everyone was hiding. Not sure if they did this last year at the Sportsman Club but I didn't come down here during the last TT.

There were...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
I think it usually takes a lot of the Vashon...

I think it usually takes a lot of the Vashon residents by surprise. I remember last year being in the old DQ (now Zoomies) and a resident, noticing my bike gear, made the statement while looking out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,699
Cool. I heard about that on another forum. I...

Cool. I heard about that on another forum. I need to get up there and check that out.
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