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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,503
Posted By killowatt
There's plenty of technical riding opportunities...

There's plenty of technical riding opportunities around Joseph but your not going to find it on a map. You will need to get to know the locals and they can hook you up.
There is an off road club...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By killowatt
Yea'p It's called the desert.

Yea'p
It's called the desert.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By killowatt
Got to love the XR. Quite possibly the most...

Got to love the XR. Quite possibly the most dependable trail bike ever made.
I've had at least three over the years and I never once had any mechanical issues. Kind of supriseing considering all I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-09-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By killowatt
Thanks for the heads up on DJ I'll keep alert...

Thanks for the heads up on DJ
I'll keep alert and see how your ride goes. I will probably check with fields as well they have food and gas too
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-07-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,854
Posted By killowatt
who wants to ride northern nevada in july?

Riders wanted...
Last year Pigpen,
http://killowatt.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-27Kghbd/0/M/P1000977-M.jpg...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-06-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By killowatt
I didn't think I would use the one in my Oregon...

I didn't think I would use the one in my Oregon 550 either but it turns out to be the handiest darn thing. The GPS is always right at hand when I want to take a quick photo. I usually use it to snap...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-06-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By killowatt
Montana

Montana
Forum: Vendors 01-06-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,619
Posted By killowatt
I was fortunate enough to ride this with AJ last...

I was fortunate enough to ride this with AJ last august. Man can that fugger ride. apparently no one explained to him that its not a MX bike. :smooch
It never ceased to amaze me just how much stuff...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-06-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 15,726
Posted By killowatt
I'm willing to do it again, count me in ...

I'm willing to do it again,

count me in :stoned


sunrise,
http://killowatt.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-riders-spring-break/i-B2sZF3n/0/M/IMG_0569-M.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,621
Posted By killowatt
always carry your basic tool kit and use the...

always carry your basic tool kit and use the tools you cary while your at home a couple of times just to make sure you have what you need. same thing with your spare tire kit. change your tires a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,200
Posted By killowatt
OK I'm going to throw in my 2 cents I have...

OK
I'm going to throw in my 2 cents
I have used a Garmin Oregon 550 for about three years now and it has treated me perfect. I've beat the crap out of it on the bars on my bike for almost 10,000...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,395
Posted By killowatt
Nice ride report Guys! Diamond lake is a...

Nice ride report Guys!
Diamond lake is a respectable ride starting from Prineville
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 11,041
Posted By killowatt
Spring brake 2013

I'm with AJ
Chimney rock was cool digs
Forum: Vendors 10-14-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 38,803
Posted By killowatt
USB to SAE

How about one of these with a SAE two pole connector. Say 12" long. This could connect to the plug I have already installed for my battery tender mounted near the head set. I already have an SAE to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By killowatt
Motorsport hillsboro has a fair selection as...

Motorsport hillsboro has a fair selection as well. I have been known to try on lots of helmets at dealers until I find one that fits well then maybe go and price shop the Internet...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By killowatt
[http://killowatt.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome...

[http://killowatt.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-ppkNQ7n/0/M/P1010068-M.jpg (http://killowatt.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/22283090_rZcsgW#!i=2069776726&k=ppkNQ7n&lb=1&s=A)
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,583
Posted By killowatt
to good to pass up

trailrider,

september 23rd is the Wallowa valley dual sport ride ( see the NW dual sport thread sticky) I am already taking monday off. I want to get in on this so I'm gonna see if I can pull of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,583
Posted By killowatt
I would love to get down to those parts this year...

I would love to get down to those parts this year but already have plans to take a week off this month to ride. Im not sure my employer would grant me another week next month but I will try for it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
perhaps we will see you as well. you may be...

perhaps we will see you as well. you may be heading west before we make it that far north.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Head On

interesting,
those are our dates. we are planning to change it up a bit though and start in hood river, ride south to Xmas valley then turn north to Wallawalla.

Have Fun and we will keep our...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
It's alive!

It finally happened, this thread has been resurrected.

Not sure where you found it at acesandeights but thanks for bringing it to life. Shame you won't have the time this year maybe next year you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By killowatt
rainshadow, your right, I meant twin lake not...

rainshadow,
your right, I meant twin lake not davis. (not sure where that came from)

sorry robdog, enjoy the riding
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By killowatt
robdog, route 3 is a nice ride but not what I...

robdog,
route 3 is a nice ride but not what I would call "desert". Its a two track route thru the forest. There are some spectacular views of the sisters as the track follows the wilderness boundry...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,286
Posted By killowatt
Fort rock dual sport

The Lobos dual sport ride is coming up in a couple of weeks (6/23-6/24). Two days of premium high desert riding!

Oh and if you only do one ride a year... :puke1 get a life
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By killowatt
You will find fandango road about 10 miles east...

You will find fandango road about 10 miles east of xmasvalley. It starts out s real nice country road up until the power lines. After that it gets a wee bit rocky. Head south until you can see Abert...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,845
Posted By killowatt
Joseph. There is a nice little dirt route from...

Joseph.
There is a nice little dirt route from imnaha to Joseph. Just a few miles out of imnaha you can turn off the pavement on the right (north) side. Look closely at your Oregon benchmark. Found...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4,242
Views: 302,094
Posted By killowatt
It's called beaver slide road.... Those are the...

It's called beaver slide road....
Those are the same railroad tracks that run thru timber (hint)
There are several tunnels and cool old trestles as well.
No train has been thru the salmonberry...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Just caught this so to be clear we are starting...

Just caught this so to be clear we are starting in lake view and riding north to wallawalla
Plan is to meet up with fellow riders around lake view Saturday evening and leave Sunday morning.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
whats even more confusing is that no one realy...

whats even more confusing is that no one realy knows what happened to route one :huh

route 1, ???
route 2, cresent lake to silver lake. (connects route 3 to 5)
route 3, hoodoo to klamath...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
On the fourth of july two years ago I was stopped...

On the fourth of july two years ago I was stopped by snow just past three creeks (outside of sisters) and some snow on the road at indigo pass. Other than that the ride was free sailing all the way...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-12-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Will 11 days be enough? 8/24-9/3

After a little planning session last night with Pig Pen we decided on riding down the crown jewels (route3) from hoodoo to crescent lake, cutting over to silver lake via route2, and slabbing it to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2012, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By killowatt
Hey Scott, We need to hook up for some of...

Hey Scott,
We need to hook up for some of these. The 4th of July is still open. I've rented a cabin at the freemont power station for a night. Your welcome to tag along if you havent firmed up other...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By killowatt
Miguel, Good eye to catch Fredrick butte. I...

Miguel,
Good eye to catch Fredrick butte. I believe it to be the lost forest road. After pasing thru the forest I came out on buffalo wells road. The camp sites were all recently replenished. I've...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By killowatt
a weekend at sand springs

Did a little camp and ride with some friends last weekend at sand springs campground.
there were some guys from the North East corner of oregon...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,286
Posted By killowatt
2012 Joseph Dual Sport Ride

Heres a quiet little dual sport ride put on by the WVTRA. I have attended this little gem for the last couple of years.
This is not Tom's 300 plus rider dual sport. Not to take anything away from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By killowatt
Wallowa-Whitman NF travel management plan

Just recieved this from a friend in Joseph who has been engaged in the fight to have this silly thing withdrawn. I doubt this is the last we will see of it. My assumption is that they are going to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-16-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Cool2 Hi Greg This is the redo from last years OBDR...

Hi Greg
This is the redo from last years OBDR attempt. Are you going to get in on it this year?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By killowatt
Flash. ballance the wheel. stick ons work fine...

Flash.
ballance the wheel. stick ons work fine as long as they stay there. Some guys use pencil lead and wrap it around the spokes. seem to work well.
Be sure to check your head set bearings as...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Wicked Capn jack Sounds like you have the right gear...

Capn jack
Sounds like you have the right gear for the job. So far there are a few us in for sure and some still waiting for permission from there sweeties. One of the guys is now riding a single...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,123
Posted By killowatt
Pig Pen, I hope you sign up for this one,...

Pig Pen,
I hope you sign up for this one, nothing like banging bars in the babyhead double track on a fully loaded dual sport:lol3
keep that schedule open...
...
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