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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By AKTobias
Machinist in the Seattle area to do 685 bore for KLR?

I'm fairly new here from Anchorage and I'm not sure who does what around here.

I just bought a KLR carcass and am looking to repair the dreaded 2008 cheap rings = burning oil problem.

Anyone...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,102
Posted By AKTobias
Tires at Desert 100

How many pennies do you think a front knobby (21inch) would go for from the Kenda booth?

Is it like the movies, where once they have you in the doors they bend you over a barrell for a bowl of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-26-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8,959
Views: 1,932,524
Posted By AKTobias
none of these

I'm pretty sure it's the Flex Capacitor. Get it up to 88 mph when the Flex Capicitor is working properly, and that thing will suddenly tune into that rock station you listened to back in 1984.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
Walker Valley? I'll check it out. On...

Walker Valley?
I'll check it out.

On these fire road around here, are the gates impassable? Or are they simply suggestions? Is riding on a road with the gate closed a legal issue?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-15-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
Hey Gary! Yeah, we are loving the weather ......

Hey Gary!
Yeah, we are loving the weather ... and having options when we go to the store. There's more than just REI and Costco here!

If you are in town for very long, PM me and we might be able...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
Here's a few pics of the ride: ...

Here's a few pics of the ride:

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff497/AKTobias/Mobile%20Uploads/Novride1.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
The Pass

Yep. Our family just moved here from Alaska ... and I was missing it pretty bad this week. So I went out Hwy 2. It was like some of the roads I'm used to. I went up to Stevens Pass (which is my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
Relief

Man what a difference playing with the bike makes! Not feeling sick any more ... Feel better already. Sun is out!

Running down the driveway in 5 ... 4... 3... 2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By AKTobias
Playing hooky and heading out today (Starting in Bothell)

Enough work and reality ... I'm calling it a riding day. I'm taking the WR250R out and testing some new gear for the day.
Starting in Bothell and heading out on Hwy 2 East.
PM me by 10 if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,164
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,029,803
Posted By AKTobias
2007 DR650 Loaded

2007 Suzuki DR650. 7400 miles.
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff497/AKTobias/P1040668.jpg

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff497/AKTobias/P1040695.jpg
...
Forum: Alaska 08-02-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,024
Posted By AKTobias
Honestly I've found myself driving toward those...

Honestly I've found myself driving toward those lights ... right in the midst of trying to look away. Different effect on different people. I know I'm probably the only one who drives toward where...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By AKTobias
Whoa! I sent my friend the link to this thread...

Whoa! I sent my friend the link to this thread and he gave it about 2 minutes and decided it wasn't worth the 3-400$ he would be saving.

If it was a cult classic garage queen coming out of...
Forum: Hacks 08-01-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
Great input. I'm taking it all in. From...

Great input. I'm taking it all in.

From the looks of itthere are a fair amount of hack riders in Washington. I'd be up for some training when the time comes ... if anyone is interested, or if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-31-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By AKTobias
Buying bike with no title in WA

A buddy is buying a road bike with no title. What's the procedure for registering a bike with no title in WA?

How much pain would he endure?:ear
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
I may be PM-ing you about checking it out. ...

I may be PM-ing you about checking it out. Thanks. I'll know more next week.:wink:
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
If that 08 Patrol is still for sale when we close...

If that 08 Patrol is still for sale when we close on our house next week ... I just may be taking a trip to pick that one up.
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
On defining "offroad" ... I agree with the...

On defining "offroad" ... I agree with the comment about turning back. I like finding out where trails go and I feel like I'm missing something great when I have to turn back. I always feel that...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
Good point there. And my most valuable...

Good point there. And my most valuable possession will be in the chair.
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
Good thoughts

Thanks guys.
Bumping the budget to $6k. Would that put me in a much better price range? I still would like to be able to ride offroad, so the 2WD is still a goal.

I like the suggestion of an...
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
Whoa!

Well that's encouraging!

The question is still burning ... would a single wheel drive Ural be better or worse than an old beemer, or some other pusher?

The ural does have reverse, so hmmm.
Forum: Hacks 07-30-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,957
Posted By AKTobias
If you could only afford one ... dedicated hack or ?

So I've hit that spot in my motorcycling relationship and marriage where she's a bit upset that I'm always planning trips, taking trips, and talking about trips on the bike. The better half now...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By AKTobias
Moving to "Northside of the lake" too

We are headed in that same direction, but from Alaska. We've been watching MLS online and I think the Lake Forest Park to Bothell area is where we are going to land.

I want to be within half hour...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By AKTobias
I wish we could keep an Alaska residence and keep...

I wish we could keep an Alaska residence and keep getting PFDs each year. I've got a wife and 3 boys.... that adds up to about to about 4-5,000$ each year. Nice.

We're moving for a few reasons. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By AKTobias
tax

So if i buy a bike or car in Oregon where there is no sales tax, I still pay it out when I register it in WA? After registration, do I end up paying more in the end if I buy in WA vs Oregon?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By AKTobias
Buying bikes & paying sales tax, WA or ID or OR???

We're moving from Alaska to the Seattle area in a few weeks. We're going to buy another truck and car and replace the bikes I'm having to sell ... sob sob.

But who doesn't like buying new bikes?...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By AKTobias
gas in Kenny Lake

We were headed to Kennicott on Monday, up from Valdez ... and there was no gas in Kenny Lake.
Be warned.
She said it wouldn't be till the end of this week till she got more.
Forum: Alaska 05-21-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,536
Posted By AKTobias
Denali and Kennicott

We are heading out Thursday night. Looking to ride Denali Hwy as much as possbile ... and then down to Kennicott as much as possible.

4 of us.
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By AKTobias
Thanks

I think I'll do that.
Do they do it right then, or is it something where they take your old line and then build one and call you a day or 2 later?
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By AKTobias
Xrl

Honda XR650L
Forum: Alaska 05-20-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By AKTobias
Stainless Brake lines in town?

Does anyone carry or make stainless steel brake lines in town?

Thx.
Toby
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 70,741
Views: 7,078,452
Posted By AKTobias
Run with Dead Battery

I'm in Alaska, and if my battery dies while I'm wayyy out in the boonies, will the bike still push start and run?

I'm planning a 1500 mile trip next week, and this little fear came over me that it...
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 133,545
Posted By AKTobias
Doo

I'm looking for a Doo Hickey for a KLR. Anybody have one?
thanks
Toby
Forum: Alaska 05-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,374
Posted By AKTobias
Is Saturday too soon?

We just sold our house yesterday ... so my shop is packed with ummm non-bike stuff.
Is Saturday too soon to thrust this Tech Day on someone?

We should probably check with Beezer. A tech day...
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By AKTobias
Nuke button

The Nuke offer used to be there, but not any longer for some reason.

Kinda like the Staples "easy button" I'd like to have a Nuke Button to carry around with me for daily situations..
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,866
Posted By AKTobias
Manley Hot Springs or Circle?

If you could only go to one or the other ... which one is the best and why?
Forum: Alaska 05-15-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By AKTobias
Goof

Yah, this was a goof mistake. I couldn't figure out how to delete. My humblest apologies to them that always obey.
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By AKTobias
That's the page

I'm looking at Manley Hot Springs and Circle.

Are they both dirt? Any opinions?
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,866
Posted By AKTobias
Circle? Manley Hot Springs?

How is the road to Circle? Gravel right?

What about the road to Manley Hot Springs?
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By AKTobias
6 days to ride ... What's your best route?

I can't find the Nuke button!
Forum: Alaska 05-14-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By AKTobias
6 days to ride ... What's your best route?

So if you had 6 days to ride and camp, where would you go?

Take into consideration I'd like to be riding trails or dirt roads at least once or twice a day. I'm on an XR650L.

And honestly, if...
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