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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2015, 04:28 PM
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Posted By EmptiMind
Anyone know a good local mechanic? Now that...

Anyone know a good local mechanic? Now that Feike's gone I guess I need to find one. Would do the stuff myself, but I've been told I'd be evicted if they caught me again. Even a local shop...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2015, 11:24 AM
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Posted By EmptiMind
Couple weeks ago we discovered adblock didn't...

Couple weeks ago we discovered adblock didn't like LB's picture host.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 12:38 PM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, that was a fun time.

Yeah, that was a fun time.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By EmptiMind
Holy crap, were you out riding in that?

Holy crap, were you out riding in that?
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 231,773
Posted By EmptiMind
Plan on keeping that one for the dl, it's perfect...

Plan on keeping that one for the dl, it's perfect for that bike. The SO rides it, and she really likes the sheep skin, was only a matter if time till she stole it anyway. Good to know you can move...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 07:45 PM
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Posted By EmptiMind
Well, I saw you too then. You looked awful comfy...

Well, I saw you too then. You looked awful comfy in that cockpit.

Speaking of the new AT. You guys seen this yet? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIaGK5rZwtE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 07:18 PM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
I only noticed two or three motorcycles. No...

I only noticed two or three motorcycles. No adventure bikes though. I didn't bring any of my rain gear because it was sunny when I left. Looked to the west and it was still sunny. Unfortunately...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By EmptiMind
It was 3 to 4, somewhere around there. I sized...

It was 3 to 4, somewhere around there. I sized up to get the width, and they fit perfectly, after I removed the insoles. As an added bonus, they give me a little extra reach to the ground. When...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
How about that freak rainstorm, huh? Figures...

How about that freak rainstorm, huh? Figures it's sunny most the day, and when I finally decide to roll on over to Hayden that thing hits. Plus side, my Forma's are great at holding out water. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 05:38 PM
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Posted By EmptiMind
I probably won't be home until 3am again. So...

I probably won't be home until 3am again. So it's unlikely I'll find myself out of bed by 8am. You guys enjoy your ride. I may see some of you in the afternoon at the BBQ though.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 231,773
Posted By EmptiMind
Barb, got the Pillion 1 and it makes a night and...

Barb, got the Pillion 1 and it makes a night and day difference on the strom. Super quick shipping too! Awesome deal.

Unfortunately it's too wide for the F800GS seat. The buckles are perfectly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Hey Feike, good to hear from you. Things going...

Hey Feike, good to hear from you. Things going alright for you?



Hah, despite my age, I'm pretty much an old dog. Broken too many bones in my body so I share most of the aches and pains, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 07:36 PM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Haven't really paid attention to the new bike,...

Haven't really paid attention to the new bike, but all my old bikes you can heard the fuel pump kick on with the kill switch. Guess I have to learn another new thing on this bike. Those signals...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, I've used the kill switch my entire life. ...

Yeah, I've used the kill switch my entire life. I'll lube it up and see if that helps. In the mean time I'll just keep using the key. Thought in older bikes folks were scared of the kill switch...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Too early for me, I'm 30 miles away from your...

Too early for me, I'm 30 miles away from your starting point. Have fun on your ride guys. Luckily my riding partner lives with me, we've been getting in some good ones during the week when both of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
What time you guys heading out? All you folks...

What time you guys heading out? All you folks seem to wake up way earlier than I do. Guess that's the trade off of working late nights.
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 05:59 PM
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Views: 231,773
Posted By EmptiMind
Appreciate the reply! Will probably go with a...

Appreciate the reply! Will probably go with a pillion 1 shortly.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-10-2015, 11:40 AM
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Views: 2,803
Posted By EmptiMind
Just as an fyi, in 2001 the motorcycle exemption...

Just as an fyi, in 2001 the motorcycle exemption was put into effect. We haven't had to deal with folks filling our tanks for a while.

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Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 231,773
Posted By EmptiMind
Hey Barb, I've got a DL650 and an F800GS...

Hey Barb,

I've got a DL650 and an F800GS that I'd like to move the sheepskin between. Should mention the F800GS seat is a Touratech low, which is more dished out than DS like. Seat's only about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, I'm loving it. Free Zumo 660 with lifetime...

Yeah, I'm loving it. Free Zumo 660 with lifetime maps too. All the factory options. Jesse's bags, upgraded suspension, some Heidenau's with hardly any use, Leo Vince exhaust, oem skid plate, BMW...
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,323
Posted By EmptiMind
Do believe they're new here. Probably didn't...

Do believe they're new here. Probably didn't realize this is the wrong subsection.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Picture of my new F800GS. This thing may be way...

Picture of my new F800GS. This thing may be way taller than me, but it's confidence inspiring with how low and well centered the weight is. I'm loving it. Need a short windscreen though, I hate...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
I should probably mention I'm a new owner of a...

I should probably mention I'm a new owner of a 2010 Anniversary edition BMW F800GS. I'm loving it so far, but with the suspension upgrades it has it's taller than a GSA under load. I imagine my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-03-2015, 02:31 PM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Awesome pictures series there, Rick. Looks like...

Awesome pictures series there, Rick. Looks like you guys had a fun ride, I'm disappointed I missed it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2015, 02:13 PM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Oye, you better get back faster than a year,...

Oye, you better get back faster than a year, Feike. You're my riding buddy and my mechanic. I'm going to have trouble getting by this summer without you! Well, take it easy, maybe I'll mosey on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Hey, welcome loggerdan. @MotoNerd Best way...

Hey, welcome loggerdan.

@MotoNerd Best way to get a hold of most the folks here is post the night before, or a couple nights before the ride with a general idea of what your plan is and when...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2015, 05:50 AM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, to be honest, I was thinking about...

Yeah, to be honest, I was thinking about fabricating some sort of shelf for the touring screen brace.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Forget this, Auto Licensing lady told me nothing...

Forget this, Auto Licensing lady told me nothing to do but wait for him to retrieve title. Be a couple weeks.

Tell you guys more about the bike, because that's what matters!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, yeah, I've been looking at that one for...

Hah, yeah, I've been looking at that one for weeks. 5 years of warranty left is just awesome.

@redneckmech Deer freaking scare me. They're just dumb. I've had more than one run into the SIDE...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 11:06 AM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Probably an F800gs for me. Already have a 2010...

Probably an F800gs for me. Already have a 2010 anniversary edition in my sights over in Polson. 9k for a well farkled machine with about 19k miles is decent, right?

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 12:37 AM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
I'd be lying if I didn't think about being...

I'd be lying if I didn't think about being ticketed for the studs. Neat that they don't cause too much issue with pavement.

Since Rachael's taken the V-Strom away, it'll only be a matter of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2015, 02:17 AM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
What do they do for traction of said tire on...

What do they do for traction of said tire on pavement?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, that looks like a pretty serious crunch. ...

Yeah, that looks like a pretty serious crunch. Get better soon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Got Rachael on the v-strom for the first time...

Got Rachael on the v-strom for the first time yesterday. She took it around Newman lake today. Seems to be very comfortable on it, which means time to sell the Buell, and maybe her Sherpa. Looks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, it was a little chilly up in the mountains...

Yeah, it was a little chilly up in the mountains a few times, but for the most part great sunny weather. Think we were only rained on for about 10 minutes the entire ride. It had snowed the day...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Rachael and I just got back from our short jaunt...

Rachael and I just got back from our short jaunt around Canada. Spent a few days at Ainsworth Hot Springs and explored Nelson, Kaslo and Creston. Inadvertently did most of the Selkirk Loop without...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
It's Adblock, I had to disable it in order to see...

It's Adblock, I had to disable it in order to see the pictures, apparently has an issue with Smugmug.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Not that, that's for sure. Haven't started yet,...

Not that, that's for sure. Haven't started yet, so you're not missing much. But they've started scrambling for chairs.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 10:22 AM
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Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, knowing you, if you're really worried about...

Hah, knowing you, if you're really worried about the trip up the Butte, you could climb it faster in your motorcycle boots than some of us could motor up it.

At least the sun's out. Hope it stays.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 404,397
Posted By EmptiMind
Rachael and I are both a go! Steptoe requires a...

Rachael and I are both a go! Steptoe requires a discover pass doesn't it?
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