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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 194,171
Posted By anselmo
Complete noob here. Interested in comments re...

Complete noob here. Interested in comments re timekeeping. The app mentioned just above makes sense to me. Mount a smart phone on a tripod, camera on, ride past it to start and finish, probably no...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,867
Posted By anselmo
My favorite yard sale crescent wrench is...

My favorite yard sale crescent wrench is multi-purpose. Metric markings one side, SAE on the other. But I don't have one with Whitworth markings. I worry about that a lot. :D
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,119
Posted By anselmo
Claimants not resident in Germany might consider...

Claimants not resident in Germany might consider assigning, in effect selling, their claim to someone in Germany. Local resident would probably have standing under German civil law to substitute for...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
USA. Why so little coverage? I am 63, new to...

USA. Why so little coverage? I am 63, new to motorbikes, late 50's. Like to tinker, went thru a bunch of little bikes. Biggest is a 2013 Suzuki glee strom 650. But this race and it's dynamics are...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
On a lighter note re heat stroke: sunburn off the...

On a lighter note re heat stroke: sunburn off the snow/ice on Mt. Rainier, Washington state. I sunburned the roof of my mouth, but my buddy, commando in loose gym shorts, sunburned more private parts.
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
How far back is Bam Bam, and what are the odds of...

How far back is Bam Bam, and what are the odds of being able to get down the hill and finish?
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
So, if on the same track, CD in a powerful car...

So, if on the same track, CD in a powerful car could tow MC??
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
What is the rule re riders switching bikes while...

What is the rule re riders switching bikes while towing?
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 903,890
Posted By anselmo
As a lurker, I particularly appreciate Neduro's...

As a lurker, I particularly appreciate Neduro's insightful and articulate comments. Re endurance in the desert, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia, young British officer instrumental in building the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-07-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By anselmo
I think the deal is to tie in with other regional...

I think the deal is to tie in with other regional groups, making it easy to scroll around for opportunities. We have Spokane, Palouse, Central WA Dualsports (Moses Lake), as well as left side and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By anselmo
Today, New Year's, 4 of us rode little bikes from...

Today, New Year's, 4 of us rode little bikes from Yakima to Naches for lunch. Roughly 32 miles total, in the teens and low 20's. About far enough. Some ice in shady spots.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-29-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By anselmo
Great. I ride a vstrom too; updated my profile...

Great. I ride a vstrom too; updated my profile yesterday. Depending on weather, maybe we can connect on New Year's.

So your flip-phone flipped off. My smart phone is a smarter phone; way...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By anselmo
Yakima area rides/meet-ups/events

Trial balloon here. Gauging interest for an ongoing local thread for proposed rides, get togethers, events, etc.. For all types of bikes, pavement to single track. "Local" probably means Ellensburg...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-08-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 854,450
Posted By anselmo
jack on sw motech skid plate

Not a problem on 2013 dl650 adventure. Skid plate has, however, taken a beating mounting logging road berms designed to keep normal people out. Rippled side plates, but no damage to motor. Have now...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,557
Posted By anselmo
Just a couple of points. The major issues are...

Just a couple of points.
The major issues are typically liability and damages. As to liability, contributory/comparative negligence by the plaintiff can serve to reduce defendant's liability....
Forum: Face plant 10-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,557
Posted By anselmo
bracky72 is arguably advising committing perjury...

bracky72 is arguably advising committing perjury if plaintiff is asked, "Have you ever used an alias during electronic or other communication?" "Are you now or have you ever been a member of or...
Forum: Face plant 10-23-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,557
Posted By anselmo
Defense lawyer won't have to do much....

Defense lawyer won't have to do much. Interrogatories, deposition, subpoena, request to produce. Rules of evidence will require plaintiff to produce and disclose all communications not privileged.
Forum: Vendors 10-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 369,960
Posted By anselmo
LED heat generation

Daryl-
Simple question. If LED's generate less heat and thus draw less wattage than incandescents, why the need for cooling fins and fan on the H4 bulb?

Good luck at Starvation Ridge. My headlamp...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By anselmo
If you are willing to go to West Seattle, check...

If you are willing to go to West Seattle, check out the city park next to the golf course. It is a former boy scout camp with rough cabins. double bunk beds sleep 6 or 8, nice shower/restroom...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,517
Posted By anselmo
My favorite adjustable, crescent style, is metric...

My favorite adjustable, crescent style, is metric marked on one side of the jaw and inch marked on the other side, a truly dual purpose wrench. But since there are no Whitworth markings, probably...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,671
Posted By anselmo
So if I am reading this right, in the USA,...

So if I am reading this right, in the USA, motorcycle owners are part of the 1/10 of 1 percent. With all of the recent political focus on the 1 percent, it is nice to know that we are really special.
Forum: Racing 01-09-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 909,935
Posted By anselmo
To the collective- Tell us about the roadbook...

To the collective-
Tell us about the roadbook and route design. Who does it? When? Is the proposed route actually driven by sample vehicles, particularly the trucks? What arrangements are made with...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 909,935
Posted By anselmo
Boom Boom bams bull, breaks book. Also,...

Boom Boom bams bull, breaks book.

Also, no KTM listed on Buenos Aires' craigslist.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,147,742
Posted By anselmo
Flying thru left hand curve demonstrates serious...

Flying thru left hand curve demonstrates serious skill. Flying normally occurs on right hand turns, due to centrifugal forces. To fly while going straight or turning left is impressive, particularly...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,362
Posted By anselmo
Scott- You first page is vey helpful; I had not...

Scott-
You first page is vey helpful; I had not looked at it.
Is there really a need for the other sticky re NW Dual Sport Events? It seems dated.
So if you start a 2014 stickied event thread it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,362
Posted By anselmo
pehaps reorganize annual event threads

To the mods--
I find it hard to set up a calendar, given what I perceive as scattered info re pacific northwest events. Would it be possible to have one 2014, for instance, adv event thread as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,443
Views: 2,238,345
Posted By anselmo
Or should that be "write in cursive"?

Or should that be "write in cursive"?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10,443
Views: 2,238,345
Posted By anselmo
Wicked Shakesperean translation of jive

This is great fun, but for the record, in case some impressionable soul reads and thinks this is the gold standard for English, I hereby observe that one fuels her "steed" rather than stead, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-01-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 991
Posted By anselmo
You probably know that you can get a modern...

You probably know that you can get a modern collector plate if you can not locate a vintage plate.
Couple years ago I was riding a 1979 Trail 90, with a vintage plate, on a Yakima arterial. YPD...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-31-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,567
Posted By anselmo
Special thanks to the Cyclops crew for my...

Special thanks to the Cyclops crew for my foodbank donation raffle prize, a 1,000 lumen led helmet light. An outstanding light, capping off a thoroughly entertaining event from a spectator's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,147,742
Posted By anselmo
drug the trailer

The epistemology on this is drig/drag/drug. I will drig you, I now drag you, I have drug you. "Dragged" is when some of the boys have gone to the dance in drag; thus they dragged the dance. I went to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 23,807
Posted By anselmo
mjfields 228

Check statutes which may allow entry of a deferred finding (of guilt) or deferred prosecution. For instance, Washington state RCW 46.63.070 allows such for traffic infractions, once every 7 years....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 348,834
Posted By anselmo
current trail updates?

Is there a guide to current detours/workarounds, or just skim thru these posts? Particularly for Ellensburg north. Thanks.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-31-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,186
Posted By anselmo
Tiger 800 abs (the roadie version), 2012, 909...

Tiger 800 abs (the roadie version), 2012, 909 miles, demo, $9,000 asking price, full factory warranty, skid plate, crash bars, I-90 Motorsports, Issaquah, Wa, just outside Seattle, saw it last...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,266,484
Posted By anselmo
Luis

Honda Trail 90 next year???
Forum: Racing 01-16-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18,421
Views: 1,266,484
Posted By anselmo
bib mousse

So with the high speed of some stages, and potential high temperatures, how does the mousse typically hold up? Am I correct in assuming that well supported riders get both new tires and mousse each...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,133
Posted By anselmo
I would not want a spindle on the interior side...

I would not want a spindle on the interior side due to passenger puncture potential (say that 3 times fast). Floor far better. But, not having reviewed my periodic table, I suspect you will get...
Forum: Hacks 10-12-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,133
Posted By anselmo
Trap and skeet shooters sometimes have access to...

Trap and skeet shooters sometimes have access to reclaimed lead shot, about half price. With about 1/4 ton + of new shot from my old shooting days, I use 4-25 lb bags behind the seat on my...
Forum: Hacks 09-26-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By anselmo
Pm sent.

Pm sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-22-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 348,834
Posted By anselmo
Rode Bethel Ridge today, from Hwy 12 to Hwy 410...

Rode Bethel Ridge today, from Hwy 12 to Hwy 410 (not the bypasss). All fire out and crews gone. Uneventful, no other bikes. Above 4500 elevation clear skies, smoky haze down below.
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