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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 310
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Posted By doc_simple
thanks! downloaded and added to the growing...

thanks! downloaded and added to the growing collection of rides I must take :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 18,554
Posted By doc_simple
can it be loudly enjoyed by a frivolous hack? I'm...

can it be loudly enjoyed by a frivolous hack? I'm still enthusiastic :1drink
Forum: Americas 04-22-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 888
Posted By doc_simple
I own a vstrom and a WR250R. I would ride either...

I own a vstrom and a WR250R. I would ride either around the world but my azz would prefer i use the v. I had a fz6 i did an 8000 mile round the great lakes on too. I always upgrade the seat.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9,393
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By doc_simple
DL650 - WR250R Parts

I have this Givi Bash Plate:
http://www.giviusa.com/my-motorcycle/suzuki/dl650-v-strom-12-13/rp3101-skid-plate-detail

It is pre-bashed for your convenience, "mostly" straightened. Mounts dont all...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
+1. Affordable. If you have money to throw at...

+1. Affordable. If you have money to throw at problems than I might consider the Russell Day Long.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By doc_simple
Never had a problem on Stromtroopers. Great info...

Never had a problem on Stromtroopers. Great info and a helpful crowd. I have both the DL650 and the WR so I also use thewr250forum as well. Helpful folks there but not a whole bunch of 'em!

...
Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
You have a how-to on that carbon build? Would...

You have a how-to on that carbon build? Would love to go that route. Thought about buying some fiber, soak it in resin and shape it with the aluminum one I have already. Maybe some wax to help...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
well, not many pictures taken but thanks dvwalker...

well, not many pictures taken but thanks dvwalker for a great ride today!

andrewsw and dv it was great to meet you both.

Now for a cold one and some chinese :D
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Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48,782
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Posted By doc_simple
yes but thats $160 :puke1 looks...

yes but thats $160 :puke1




looks like Im staying aluminum for now....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Not discouraged, i appreciate knowing there is...

Not discouraged, i appreciate knowing there is six inches of snow above 4000 :D
I think there would be enough to have fun for a day up past Estacada but DL650's in the snow on stock tires is not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
bleh, ok you win. I was thinking in terms of old...

bleh, ok you win. I was thinking in terms of old snow patches not new. Looks like mirror lake is just above 4k feet and abbott definitely gets that high.

I was up a thousand feet over barlow 2...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
weird. it shows different pictures but lists the...

weird. it shows different pictures but lists the same bikes

http://www.mx1west.com/acerbisskidplateyamahawrf.aspx
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Now thats the ADV spirit! Engines full ahead and...

Now thats the ADV spirit! Engines full ahead and damn the consequences!

It will be fun, interesting and challenging. The more pics I see the more I know I will have to ride it even if its just...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
thinking of getting a plastic bash plate to lower...

thinking of getting a plastic bash plate to lower the noise factor. I saw this and I think I saw someone with this on at Crooked River.

Does anyone know if this can be adapted for the wr250r?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Dont sweat it. If we are feeling 10 ft tall when...

Dont sweat it. If we are feeling 10 ft tall when we get there, we will get the bikes across. If not we can turn around and find other roads. I definitely want to take a look at least. I dont think I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
OK, why the rope? Unpassable parts of that route?...

OK, why the rope? Unpassable parts of that route?

this?

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1053965&page=2


looks passable for me but probably not the big bikes. Still want to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
EDIT: Just saw it says Sunday. Either Im losing...

EDIT: Just saw it says Sunday. Either Im losing my mind or it was changed. Could be both. Imma still do this run though.

I thought the TSF was Saturday? I'm doing this run (ish):
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
Agreed, I love the Barry White interlude as it...

Agreed, I love the Barry White interlude as it gets dark.

If you dont mind sharing some secrets, what camera's are you using for the video?

I just bought a Contour Roam2 and just couldn't get...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/pages/yama...

https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/sport/pages/yamaha-sport-motorcycle-atv-current-offers-factory-financing

'Merica, hells yes!

I own nothing that I ride, so if I gets smasherated I just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
well, mud is a guarantee with the rain we will be...

well, mud is a guarantee with the rain we will be getting but this will be mostly farting around on forest service roads. You should be fine. When I'm going to do something stoopid I'll warn you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
total strangers are the only kind I know... ...

total strangers are the only kind I know...

Probably want to head out earlier than that though. Thinking of getting on the road by 9. Meet anyone who wants to go at the turn-off across from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
that's why I have a DL650 and a WRR. ...

that's why I have a DL650 and a WRR.

Solutions are often this simple.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
my buddy will be on his dl650. I would bring mine...

my buddy will be on his dl650. I would bring mine but I have mangled my bash plate and cant get it back on. Another way to say that is Im to lazy to work on it before Sunday. Point being, we ride the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 09:33 AM
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Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Saturday looks to be extra moist. Imm push my...

Saturday looks to be extra moist. Imm push my riding out to Sunday. Not sure of the route yet but most likely big bike friendly if anyone else is interested. Could be Estacacda around La Dee Flats...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
thanks Tunis, that is the exact spot I was...

thanks Tunis, that is the exact spot I was thinking of!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
thanks! If im reading this right its the same...

thanks! If im reading this right its the same turn off as brown's and its the staging area off the first left? I'll try mapping later,work blocks all that stuff :huh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Is rogers a bit past browns towards the coast?...

Is rogers a bit past browns towards the coast? And what weather would cause a cancel? Its supposed to be cloudy and drizzly... But thats acceptable riding weather to me 👹
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
I added the part I was thinking about (or close...

I added the part I was thinking about (or close enough:D )

http://goo.gl/jnliAb

home sick, best time to plan routes for sunny days :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
Looked like a nice mix of mild technical and...

Looked like a nice mix of mild technical and gravel, just my speed!
You guys post up those rides? I'm out of PDX but I usually shoot out past McIver Park on my way to Timothy Lake. With the highway...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,988
Views: 383,519
Posted By doc_simple
What Scott said is sadly true. You can find some...

What Scott said is sadly true. You can find some little spots but nothing satisfying. I would think East of Oregon city might hide some Gems but form where I live it's got to be in the mountains -...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
Mityvac! I look the stock rear brake without...

Mityvac!

I look the stock rear brake without much effort, although I have found I have to pump it a few times to get it tight.

Might have to take my own advice and bleed the rear :huh
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
Sweet thanks! I thought it did but when I looked...

Sweet thanks! I thought it did but when I looked at it next to my trakmaster II it looks like a tractor tire :)
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
Pirelli MT 43 4.0 x 18

Will this fit my bike? It looks huge - and fun. But also huge :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9,393
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,445,851
Posted By doc_simple
not looking for the camera stuff but I have a Pro...

not looking for the camera stuff but I have a Pro Moto Billet rack in Portland for $80 local pick-up. You would need hardware as when I got it it did not come with it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
great write up. Can easily see what you are...

great write up. Can easily see what you are saying and now have me thinking its easy. Lol, i hate changing tires off the rims. I would love to have the second in town super motard set.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,257
Posted By doc_simple
thanks for a great trip. Mark and Hoot running me...

thanks for a great trip. Mark and Hoot running me around Millikan was a blast, and no. There is no catching up with Hoot, there is only trying to survive :evil

The view from the noob side of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
it means on its on side stand. You will notice...

it means on its on side stand. You will notice when you sit on it or when its hanging the chain will be tighter.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,257
Posted By doc_simple
Eek I'm good for a 10 spot. BTW there...

I'm good for a 10 spot.


BTW there talking 80 MUTHAHUMPIN DEGREES TOMORROW.

Sorry, didnt mean to shout, but I talked the boss into leeting me haul booty at 2 and my head may esplode at this...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
do you have the guards circled in my pic?

do you have the guards circled in my pic?
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 48,782
Views: 10,106,779
Posted By doc_simple
what are you riding through? willy wonka's...

what are you riding through? willy wonka's chocolate river? Is your airbox modded? Even with the mods you would have to wallow in it to get it in to the airbox.....

I mounted up my 48t and...
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