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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-27-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,197
Posted By NWBoon
Here are some pics that my friend and I took. I...

Here are some pics that my friend and I took. I had a fantastic weekend at this event; we rode in/through an amazing area and had great weather. It was also nice meeting other like minded people...
Forum: 2 smokers 08-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,846
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for the review B1. I've never...

Thanks for the review B1.

I've never owned or really ridden a two stroke (a college roommate had a 1983/84 Yamaha RZ350 that I rode a few times but that can't be compared to these three KTM's)...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,703
Posted By NWBoon
I changed the oil and filter on my 2005 DR650...

I changed the oil and filter on my 2005 DR650 using the 10W40 and went on a 3 day, 767 mile ride from Seattle to the Columbia River Gorge and back during the second weekend of July. The temperature...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,756
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for posting your question JustKip. I'm...

Thanks for posting your question JustKip. I'm kind of in a similar situation but with a DR650 set up for light touring/camping and recovering from a bad crash that happened last summer that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,649
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,173,807
Posted By NWBoon
Errhead, you built an awesome DR! GLWS, my timing...

Errhead, you built an awesome DR! GLWS, my timing was off by a year a a couple of months. Bought my 2005 DR650 during March 2013 and was hoping to find a DR like yours.
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,763
Posted By NWBoon
Near the Columbia River in the town of Bingen,...

Near the Columbia River in the town of Bingen, WA.

http://http://cboon.smugmug.com/Travel/Travel-2/i-wzXD3vF/0/L/CIMG0543-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,535
Posted By NWBoon
That was funny! Thanks for the Saturday morning...

That was funny! Thanks for the Saturday morning laugh PlateDirtBike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-05-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 108,918
Posted By NWBoon
Grand Coulee Dam, WA

http://cboon.smugmug.com/Travel/Rehab-Ride-June-2014/i-zRXgBdn/0/L/DSC03868-L.jpg (http://cboon.smugmug.com/Travel/Rehab-Ride-June-2014/42556433_bVbNQw#!i=3350982972&k=zRXgBdn&lb=1&s=A)
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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,763
Posted By NWBoon
Went on a 739 mile ride from Seattle to Eastern...

Went on a 739 mile ride from Seattle to Eastern Washington last weekend (Seattle - Winthrop - Republic).

http://cboon.smugmug.com/Travel/Rehab-Ride-June-2014/i-8pFFxtN/0/L/DSC03864-L.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By NWBoon
I have the SC low seat on my DR650 and I just...

I have the SC low seat on my DR650 and I just took it on a 739 mile three day tour last weekend. Mostly pavement on various types of roads. No issues and I was able to move/shift my body when...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,186
Posted By NWBoon
Thank you! Excellent pictures, maps, and RR.

Thank you! Excellent pictures, maps, and RR.
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,692
Posted By NWBoon
I just placed an order for the DR650 fender brace...

I just placed an order for the DR650 fender brace and steel side stand foot pad. I'm in Seattle.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 330,649
Posted By NWBoon
Great write up, thanks!

Great write up, thanks!
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 150,331
Posted By NWBoon
Hi Steve, I just placed my order. We had to use a...

Hi Steve, I just placed my order. We had to use a stick last year when one guy in our riding group got a flat up in the Olympic Mountains in WA (I'm in Seattle). This year we'll be fully prepared...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,703
Posted By NWBoon
Just ordered! I'm looking forward to using this...

Just ordered! I'm looking forward to using this oil since this will be the switch to synthetic.
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,703
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for the quick response! I live in Seattle...

Thanks for the quick response! I live in Seattle and ride in the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Mainly forest service roads at slow to medium speeds and the temperatures will be between 45 and 85...
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 34,703
Posted By NWBoon
Hi Bern, do you have 10W40 in stock? After...

Hi Bern, do you have 10W40 in stock? After reading this thread, I'd like to try this oil in my DR650. I also think it's great that your business supports keeping trails open.

Chris
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-10-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By NWBoon
Great ride report and pics, thanks for posting!

Great ride report and pics, thanks for posting!
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,413
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for sharing your experience 2handedSpey. ...

Thanks for sharing your experience 2handedSpey.

I fractured my ankle and fibula, and injured the ligaments in my right leg this past August up in the Olympic National Forest on my DR650 and it's...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-10-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,670
Posted By NWBoon
Sorry to hear about your stolen Husky. I'll keep...

Sorry to hear about your stolen Husky. I'll keep an eye out here in West Seattle.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-09-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,436
Posted By NWBoon
Sorry to hear about your KTM, I hate thieves and...

Sorry to hear about your KTM, I hate thieves and hope they get caught. I have a set of almost new Shinko 244 tires that I took off my DR650. The tires came with the bike but I just could't get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,121
Posted By NWBoon
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,887
Posted By NWBoon
NJ-Brett, your statement is very accurate! I plan...

NJ-Brett, your statement is very accurate! I plan on using my XT250 as my "rehab" bike.
Forum: Face plant 10-02-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 66,887
Posted By NWBoon
PETDOC, thanks for starting this thread, Eyes...

PETDOC, thanks for starting this thread, Eyes Shut for sending me the link, and thank you to all the others who shared their experiences.

I crashed my DR650 on August 24th which resulted in a...
Forum: Face plant 09-30-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 39,408
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for the replies Shadow 9er and Eyes Shut....

Thanks for the replies Shadow 9er and Eyes Shut. The links were also very informative, thanks for sharing them with me.

I was introduced to dual sport riding in 2009, went on my first adventure...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,304
Posted By NWBoon
Great ride report and pictures! Thanks for...

Great ride report and pictures! Thanks for posting, I'm in Seattle and interested in exploring this area.
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 39,408
Posted By NWBoon
Just joined the club

During the last weekend of August I crashed my DR650 on a forest service road which caused a fractured ankle and fibula, as well as ligament damage. 2 screws for the fractured ankle bone, 2 screws to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,024
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for the ride report and sharing the...

Thanks for the ride report and sharing the awesome pictures and videos!
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,763
Posted By NWBoon
Here's my DR650 in the Olympic National Forest...

Here's my DR650 in the Olympic National Forest during the end of August. I crashed shortly after this picture was taken and unfortunately I fractured my ankle and fibula. No riding this fall. At...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,763
Posted By NWBoon
My buddy's DR650 up in the Gifford Pinchot...

My buddy's DR650 up in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest during the Dualsport Northwest Rally.

http://cboon.smugmug.com/Travel/NW-Dualsport-Rally-2013/i-mnx3FSF/0/M/DSCN2576-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,492
Views: 316,763
Posted By NWBoon
Dualsport Northwest Rally

Three of us took our DR650's down to the Columbia River Gorge this past July/August for the Dualsport Northwest Rally. The Rally took place in the Stevenson, WA area.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 103,432
Posted By NWBoon
Great ride report!

Thanks for the excellent ride report and pictures. You and several others on here have me saving up for a WR250R!
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,861
Posted By NWBoon
Nice ride report and nice DR650, thanks! I can't...

Nice ride report and nice DR650, thanks! I can't wait to explore the area between San Francisco and Oregon on 2 wheels.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,716
Posted By NWBoon
We had to remove the front fender as well. It was...

We had to remove the front fender as well. It was the same situation, the wheel wouldn't turn after several yards of picking up sticky mud. We also had to lay the bike over and scrape the mud from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,033
Views: 215,495
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for the great ride report LittleWan!...

Thanks for the great ride report LittleWan! Matt's riding skills are amazing and very inspirational for a noob like myself.
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,716
Posted By NWBoon
Crazy mud pics!

Thanks for the ride report and pictures! This brought back memories because I experienced a similar mud situation in Oregon (between Madras and Prineville) back in May, 2011. It took place during my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,763
Posted By NWBoon
Great Ride Report!

Thanks for the awesome ride report! The videos, pictures, and descriptions were fantastic. It motivated and inspired me to start saving up for a WR250R and attend an off road skills class.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By NWBoon
Thanks for taking a lot of awesome photos! We...

Thanks for taking a lot of awesome photos! We lucked out that you were on our ride on Friday!

Boon
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 97,558
Views: 18,519,442
Posted By NWBoon
Wow, City Bike is a magazine name I hadn't heard...

Wow, City Bike is a magazine name I hadn't heard in years! I went to college at Sacramento State from 1990 to 1995 and really enjoyed reading that publication. My only form of transportation from 90...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 97,558
Views: 18,519,442
Posted By NWBoon
I think I spoke with you at the West Seattle...

I think I spoke with you at the West Seattle Safeway parking lot a few weeks ago (right before the Touratech Rally). I also purchased the Cogent product for my DR shock. I did the rebuild kit route...
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