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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By nephron
medford/ashland auto mechanic?

I'm looking for recommendations for an able mechanic in the rogue valley. the topic is a '97 miata, and I'd love to find someone who can help with some mods/tuning as well as whatever winds up...
Forum: Racing 04-10-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 147,021
Posted By nephron
cool vintage f1 photos of drivers etc- maybe old...

cool vintage f1 photos of drivers etc- maybe old news to all of you-
http://richardkelley.photoshelter.com/
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,513
Posted By nephron
remove padded crossbar?

just got some protapers on and getting used to them- but one complaint is that the padded crossbar gets in the way of inserting and removing the key. does it serve any function, other than looking...
Forum: The Garage 03-31-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By nephron
quieter xr350

I was happy to pick up an '85 xr350 last fall, got a good deal from another inmate. Everything works well for the purpose I had intended, putting around in the woods on the logging roads, etc-
but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-06-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,310,079
Posted By nephron
I'd trade you no problem; I am in medford, seat...

I'd trade you no problem; I am in medford, seat is at 25-30k mi but no defects.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-20-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10,425
Views: 2,162,590
Posted By nephron
suzuki brute

http://medford.craigslist.org/cto/2017259336.html

2 stroke right hand drive 4wd
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-14-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By nephron
+1, I looped around from the NE corner clockwise...

+1, I looped around from the NE corner clockwise to come out on 97 south of bend; not too hard to navigate, but definitely ran into some snow and wound up dropping it. that was almost exactly a...
Forum: Beasts 04-19-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By nephron
love the idea, I have often wished I could scoot...

love the idea, I have often wished I could scoot back a little further to vary my position a little, esp. when going down steeper hills.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,390
Posted By nephron
anyone ride it up?

anyone ride it up?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2006, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By nephron
see your doc to verify the diagnosis. ...

see your doc to verify the diagnosis.
stretching/range of motion exercises can at least delay progression; should be done at least twice/day and rubbing in a little lanolin before you start. be...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,563
Posted By nephron
St christopher was de-canonized about 40yrs ago-...

St christopher was de-canonized about 40yrs ago- the official church position is that he never existed. Sorry for the let-down. Don't believe me, just check pope.com.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,977
Posted By nephron
happy to hear that it's open; tried to drive...

happy to hear that it's open; tried to drive through last summer and fall and was stymied, heard rumors that it was shut for good. definitely cuts a lot of miles off the trip from the rogue valley...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,196
Posted By nephron
I remember seeing a tip on here to use pledge or...

I remember seeing a tip on here to use pledge or similar on the face shield instead of rain-x, as it was less likely to damage the plastic and quite effective- reccomended by london moto-cops, as I...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 561
Posted By nephron
bump

I wanna know too, I got a new suit and now my helmet don' go.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2006, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,791
Posted By nephron
I started with a gs500 before moving up to a wee...

I started with a gs500 before moving up to a wee strom, and I'm glad I did. dropped it a few times and didn't stress out about it, very easy to handle at low speeds but plenty fast to stay ahead of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,446
Posted By nephron
yah, me too. clutch lever came out with a very...

yah, me too. clutch lever came out with a very pretty curvature though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 36,173
Posted By nephron
+1 on the lou reed song about his GPz and how...

+1 on the lou reed song about his GPz and how much he loves it.
also "come a long way" by michelle shocked-

kicked in his door at 5 AM
"I've come for my bike" I told the repo man
My 920's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2006, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By nephron
shouldn't interfere with your riding at all...

shouldn't interfere with your riding at all unless it goes off. If it does go off while you're riding, the crash is pretty much certain. a number of pretty stoic guys I've talked to have compared the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,369
Posted By nephron
do you want it or do you need it? no debt for...

do you want it or do you need it?
no debt for toys.
Forum: Beasts 07-28-2006, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By nephron
bought my dl650 with a suzuki centerstand and...

bought my dl650 with a suzuki centerstand and added PW with no problems.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 43,863
Posted By nephron
instant classic.

instant classic.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By nephron
very nice. curious about the chopped windscreen...

very nice. curious about the chopped windscreen on your wee; why did you do it and how do you like it?
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,751
Posted By nephron
it sure wasn't that clear when I was there last...

it sure wasn't that clear when I was there last summer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,618
Posted By nephron
ummm. . . . okay. I've got a really long way...

ummm. . . . okay. I've got a really long way to go.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,738
Posted By nephron
me too, but I kind of like the new story better!

me too, but I kind of like the new story better!
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By nephron
should've gone in the car. what happened with...

should've gone in the car. what happened with the girl?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,019
Posted By nephron
what about YMMV?

what about YMMV?
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,239
Posted By nephron
I remember your throwing it out in the forums...

I remember your throwing it out in the forums whether or not you should quit your job to do this. . . . never having met you, I didn't figure you'd do it. good for you, it does us all some good to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By nephron
kind of mesmerizing. it's a little like an ant...

kind of mesmerizing. it's a little like an ant farm.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2006, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By nephron
I had been told that this was dangerous, or bad,...

I had been told that this was dangerous, or bad, or something- not true?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,659
Posted By nephron
if you're really that worried about the snowfall...

if you're really that worried about the snowfall maybe you should be looking somewhere else. . . .
where are you coming from, and how small of a town can you tolerate? the amount of beautiful...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2006, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 22,460
Posted By nephron
outstanding

every place I'm dying to go, someone on this site is sending me fantastic photos of it.
found this thread at the bottom of p. 11, can't bear to see it go.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,319
Posted By nephron
The philosophical question was there, alright,...

The philosophical question was there, alright, but it's too big to go into here, so I'll stick to the facts.

I wanna know the philosophical question!
fantastic photos, inspiring really.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,522
Posted By nephron
deer whistles

Anyone know of any information on whether or not the 'ultrasonic deer whistlers' actually do anything to deter deer strikes (you know, the little doohickeys they sell to mount on your bumper, like a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2006, 09:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,712
Posted By nephron
true, true.

true, true.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,712
Posted By nephron
Gs500

second the gs500 suggestion. it was my first bike (just sold it), and my wife also rode it from time to time. she's 5'6" and felt comfortable using it for commuting. they're very durable, can be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,819
Posted By nephron
how about chatterbox, and in-helmet CB radios,...

how about chatterbox, and in-helmet CB radios, and stuff like that? I remember seeing on this site that some people even make cell phone calls while riding a MC, using an earphone.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,819
Posted By nephron
there are a number of people (I am a physician)...

there are a number of people (I am a physician) who are required both to answer phone calls promptly and to drive around town during the working day. I try not to dial while the car is in motion,...
Forum: Beasts 02-22-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By nephron
very helpful, thanks for pointing me straight...

very helpful, thanks for pointing me straight before real wreckage set in.
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,851
Posted By nephron
hope not to hijack, but is there a trick to...

hope not to hijack, but is there a trick to getting the plastic cowling, etc. off? I started to try this last weekend but once I had all the bolts out it was just those little plastic buttons/pop-in...
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