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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By mr_ed
She's a hardcore backpacker, so she'll have no...

She's a hardcore backpacker, so she'll have no pronlems...that's good to know. We're definitely down for some dispersed (i think that's what they call it) camping...I'll have to keep this Eagle Creek...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-23-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 838
Posted By mr_ed
Leavenworth Oktoberfest question

So a lady friend and I are going to head up to Oktoberfest the first weekend of...well...Oktober (no bike unfortunately. The SMC can't handle the backpacking equipment plus two-up and the dr350 broke...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,213
Views: 226,872
Posted By mr_ed
Finally made it up that way from the coast...why...

Finally made it up that way from the coast...why did I put it off this long??
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,643
Views: 289,402
Posted By mr_ed
October

A couple of the guys I'm stationed with and I are tossing around the idea of dual-sporting it up the first couple legs from the Columbia to Ellensburg then dogleg up to Leavenworth in October for the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26,901
Views: 3,278,134
Posted By mr_ed
Mine keeps rattling loose to where the contacts...

Mine keeps rattling loose to where the contacts won't quite contact and getting me pulled over at night...I've been thinking about changing mine too but I don't care for the aftermarket options. They...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26,901
Views: 3,278,134
Posted By mr_ed
Sweet, good to know. I got the SE model, so it...

Sweet, good to know. I got the SE model, so it sounds like I'm good to go!
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 26,901
Views: 3,278,134
Posted By mr_ed
So this has probably been answered before...I...

So this has probably been answered before...I just want to make sure before I pull the trigger...

An Acerbis 4.25 tank for a DR350 fill fit, no matter if its a dirt model, dual sport, e start,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 56,254
Posted By mr_ed
Are the numbers (hp, torque, etc) out for that...

Are the numbers (hp, torque, etc) out for that thing yet? Last I checked they hadn't released them yet.
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 56,254
Posted By mr_ed
Two Brothers retrofitted to a SD

Anybody done it? I've been googling it and only found one guy in the UK who had adapted a Honda Pan European ST's Two Brother's system to his Super Duke. I'm considering giving it a shot. I know I...
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mr_ed
I'm really liking the cycleshell too. I like...

I'm really liking the cycleshell too. I like their floor the best.

My only reason for not doing a little trailer is I'll be living in a bumper pull RV, so moving it around would be difficult....
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mr_ed
I've thought about the salt issue, but in the 2...

I've thought about the salt issue, but in the 2 years I've here (just a few miles from the ocean...you can hear the roar from the Columbia Bar) i haven't noticed much salt related corrosian on my...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By mr_ed
Sheltering the bike

Does anybody have any advice on motorcycle shelters? Not the type that you stretch out over the top of your bike at a campsite or in a motel parking lot mind you. I'm interested in the type that are...
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,470
Views: 795,404
Posted By mr_ed
Ordered a few. Yeehaw!!

Ordered a few. Yeehaw!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,273
Views: 835,920
Posted By mr_ed
On the coast sometimes the rain lifts and it get...

On the coast sometimes the rain lifts and it get reeealy crappy...
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Forum: The Garage 04-09-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,680,308
Posted By mr_ed
Mine's the back of an old 26' International...

Mine's the back of an old 26' International U-haul truck...
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Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By mr_ed
Based on looking at em I think your tires will be...

Based on looking at em I think your tires will be ok. Get a little 12v cig lighter plug in compressor and tire plug kit. Used mine on both my trips...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By mr_ed
Sent ya a pm. I'm an AMT here at the Airstation....

Sent ya a pm. I'm an AMT here at the Airstation. I'd be glad to talk cross countries with you. Done one solo in '09 and two bikes in '10.

Ed
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By mr_ed
A Uly to take me to boss kayaking destinations

That's right. After a summer of asking my beloved Suzuki Samurai (62 hp) to take me and the kayak wherever i wanted, I thought "Shoot, why not build a minimalist trailer, bsically a yakima-style...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,582
Posted By mr_ed
Pretty crazy man glad it was just a moped and not...

Pretty crazy man glad it was just a moped and not something bigger, and that your buddy is alright.

I second that on the half faced helmets! I've come off bikes twice since I've been riding (as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,937
Posted By mr_ed
Lovin' this!!! I espeially like how you're...

Lovin' this!!! I espeially like how you're interacting with the folks you meet! I meet (and know) so many fellow Americans who are ignorant, arrogant assholes when it comes to dealing with other...
Forum: Beasts 07-31-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 737,095
Posted By mr_ed
Nope I set her straight with a vise and some...

Nope I set her straight with a vise and some channel locks. Just gotta buff out some scratches on the headlight fairing, the windshield is a tad scratched, the mirrors are bent down a tad but they...
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,564
Views: 737,095
Posted By mr_ed
Above Lookout Pass in northern Idaho

Caught a downed tree on the side of the trail with my sidecase, knocked me sideways and I high-sided. Stood up and turned around there she was just like this...front wheel still spoolin down :clap
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Forum: Canada 06-21-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By mr_ed
Distance between gas

My buddy and I are going to embark on a trip across Canada on the 2nd of July, and take Hwy 55 (more or less) across and then pick up the Mackenzie Hwy north to Yellowknife. I've heard rumors that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By mr_ed
Thanks for the info guys...I'll definitly be...

Thanks for the info guys...I'll definitly be giving the local USFS a call.



Haven't heard a number, but the airframe was a complete loss
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,004
Posted By mr_ed
What's the tall skinny on the Unitas?

Hello there ladies and menfolk! I got me a question. My buddy and I are going on a bike trip in July from where we are stationed in North Carolina up into Canada and then back down through my home...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By mr_ed
Yeah I rarely carry when I'm out on a trip cuz...

Yeah I rarely carry when I'm out on a trip cuz I'm always going to the hills or backwoods where it's safe. I only pack heat when I'm in a city...all sorts of scary critters in a city! :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By mr_ed
Yeah we'll just head up 33 into the NF we know of...

Yeah we'll just head up 33 into the NF we know of a bunch of free spots up there. We were going to follow some friends in their cage up to Traverse and they goin through DC but then we just decided...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By mr_ed
Thanks folks! I think we're gonna do the GWNF...

Thanks folks! I think we're gonna do the GWNF route...we've camped out there before and it's def prettier then DC
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,117
Posted By mr_ed
Camping around DC

I know this is probably a moot question, but where would be good places to camp around Washington DC? My roommate and I are planning a trip this summer from Elizabeth City NC up through Michigan then...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-30-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 326,338
Posted By mr_ed
Foolin around on duty... ...

Foolin around on duty...

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f379/Thatothersmaylive/Bikes/0211252009_.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,186
Posted By mr_ed
Heidenau K60 tires

Here's a thread about these tires...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=443958
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,186
Posted By mr_ed
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Close up on the tire, completely destroyed with only...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By mr_ed
I prefer the earpad type speakers...I found the...

I prefer the earpad type speakers...I found the buds are great until one gets out of whack inside the helmet, then it's impossible to fix it and uneven music into my head drives me nucking futs. Plus...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,001
Posted By mr_ed
Awesome dude! I can't wait to get stationed...

Awesome dude! I can't wait to get stationed somewhere with real mountains so I can get back to climbing them!

That picture of the road in Monument Valley looks like the one Forrest Gump was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,206,895
Posted By mr_ed
Hey man me and my roommate have been watching...

Hey man me and my roommate have been watching "Long Way Round" and while that may be a cool account of a trip around the world, they just didn't do it like you did! Every step of their way I was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2009, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By mr_ed
Wink Hey man thanks. These tires are amazing! They...

Hey man thanks. These tires are amazing! They howl, but I put well over 5k miles of mostly highway on em and they still have 1/2 inch of tread depth left. They do fairly well in turns too, for this...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By mr_ed
Yeah I been meaning to change that. I copied and...

Yeah I been meaning to change that. I copied and pasted from MS Word and forgot to change the color.
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By mr_ed
I stopped in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...

I stopped in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Bellevue</st1:City> <st1:State...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By mr_ed
The obligatory <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...

The obligatory <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on">Yellowstone</st1:place> bison shot:
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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,020
Posted By mr_ed
Our destination: <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...

Our destination:
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