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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 10:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,995
Posted By sorebutt
I'd say it is more like don't stick your foot out.

I'd say it is more like don't stick your foot out.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By sorebutt
So what is new on the Latitude?

So what is new on the Latitude?
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By sorebutt
I like their gear, but their website descriptions...

I like their gear, but their website descriptions suck. Almost every product has the same description. It is difficult to tell the differences in product.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By sorebutt
I bet that could spin the tire.

I bet that could spin the tire.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,586
Posted By sorebutt
If I remember right the pistons move together,...

If I remember right the pistons move together, but fire opposite. One is on compression while the other is on exhaust.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-25-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 23,940
Posted By sorebutt
Those dates should work as far as snow goes. It...

Those dates should work as far as snow goes. It has been a mild winter.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-25-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 23,940
Posted By sorebutt
What are the dates you are talking about?

What are the dates you are talking about?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,252
Views: 247,954
Posted By sorebutt
I've heard of guys flipping the tire over with no...

I've heard of guys flipping the tire over with no problems. Most tire mfg. don't recommend it because it can change the direction of pressure on the belts, which can make the tire come apart. You...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,558
Posted By sorebutt
You won't be able to set up a tarp with poles...

You won't be able to set up a tarp with poles unless there are 2 of you or you have at least 3 sets of arms. It takes pull from 3 directions to secure a pole in a tarp. It is really frustrating when...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
Ron told me it was special fuel that he paid $30...

Ron told me it was special fuel that he paid $30 a gallon. I'm hoping I can give him some $40 a gallon fuel in the future.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-22-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
That is almost ran out of fuel. Ron saved me with...

That is almost ran out of fuel. Ron saved me with his emergency supply.

Phoenix - I forgot to drink.:1drink
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By sorebutt
It should work as long as your connections are...

It should work as long as your connections are the same. Some use the 2 prong and others use like a coax.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
Mtseeker and I are meeting at the Dynamart at...

Mtseeker and I are meeting at the Dynamart at 9:00 for a ride. We aren't sure where we are going, but we are riding.:clap Meet us there if you are interested.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
You are right about Elk City with that weather. I...

You are right about Elk City with that weather. I saw in the paper the other day that the dam is open again. That would be a better ride.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,558
Posted By sorebutt
You also need lines running to stakes to keep the...

You also need lines running to stakes to keep the poles from falling over.

Trees work best if you camp near them. You can run a cord or nylon belt a long way to trees.

You better do some test...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
I saw the post of those rides. I can't believe...

I saw the post of those rides. I can't believe how little snow there is.

How about Elk City? Maybe we could get up Peasley Creek and come back down Lightning Creek.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 23,603
Posted By sorebutt
The WD stands for water displacement. It isn't...

The WD stands for water displacement. It isn't designed to be a lubricant. There is a thread in "The Garage" on WD40.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
Anyone interested in riding Sun? I'm home for a...

Anyone interested in riding Sun? I'm home for a week before I'm off again and would like to get in a ride. I haven't ridden since my "get off" last Oct.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 23,940
Posted By sorebutt
Now that makes more sense.:evil

Now that makes more sense.:evil
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By sorebutt
They make a regular lock lube. It is a graphite...

They make a regular lock lube. It is a graphite in a liquid. The liquid is just a carrier. It evaporates and leaves just the graphite.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By sorebutt
I find that 5-8 lbs less air helps a lot. I find...

I find that 5-8 lbs less air helps a lot. I find diminishing return after that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,995
Posted By sorebutt
That looks like a farmer job.:rofl

That looks like a farmer job.:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-18-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 23,940
Posted By sorebutt
The ones you have to watch for are the guys on...

The ones you have to watch for are the guys on atvs. Some of them fly and they cover a lot of the road.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-17-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By sorebutt
I have a E07 on the rear of my 800 GS. I love it....

I have a E07 on the rear of my 800 GS. I love it. I have about 4500 miles on it and still have about half the life left. I have a TKC 80 on the front and have about 14,000 on it. That is a great...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By sorebutt
Have you tried it while on the center stand so...

Have you tried it while on the center stand so you can see if it is road related?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-03-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,192
Posted By sorebutt
I've fiberglassed broken parts from the back side...

I've fiberglassed broken parts from the back side and it is hard to tell. However, your's has more character.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,921
Posted By sorebutt
It is a little hard for most of us to comment...

It is a little hard for most of us to comment because we haven't seen the tracks or route yet.

The dates do sound good.
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-27-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By sorebutt
Cut about 1/2" off it and it works pretty good....

Cut about 1/2" off it and it works pretty good. Plus you will find it much easier to get it down with uneven surfaces. I always found not enough lean, especially with a load.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-27-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
Actually most of Lewiston's water is from wells....

Actually most of Lewiston's water is from wells. Only a portion of it is from the river. There are only 3 commercial jet flights a day out of Lewiston so jet noise isn't a problem. Getting out of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-27-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
You can do what I do and that is live a little...

You can do what I do and that is live a little ways out of Lewiston. You get all the benefits of living in the valley without the smell, traffic and noise. Plus taxes are a lot lower out of town.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,166
Posted By sorebutt
I have the same Give top box on my 800GS and...

I have the same Give top box on my 800GS and Honda ST1300. I have no problem with the GS, but at about 110 mph the rear of my Honda starts going all over the place. Studies show that semi trucks have...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
A fun Canadian weekend ride we have done a lot of...

A fun Canadian weekend ride we have done a lot of times is ride one side of Kootenay Lake and then catch the ferry and come back down the other side.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
In 2011 I rode for a month on an Alaskan trip. I...

In 2011 I rode for a month on an Alaskan trip. I did have at least some rain 28 days. I was with my brother who was riding a Vulcan Nomad so we only went as far as Fairbanks because he couldn't ride...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 205,229
Posted By sorebutt
The kickstand swings forward so the bike won't...

The kickstand swings forward so the bike won't roll ahead when parked on a hill. Unless you are on level ground you need to lean the bike past straight up to get the stand down. Add in the height of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-26-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
Idarider - Here are some Hyder Photos. The ride...

Idarider - Here are some Hyder Photos. The ride up to the Salmon Glacier is spectacular.

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k248/jimsher70/editalaska2011_zps1e196869.jpg
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
I'm spending today and tomorrow loading up the...

I'm spending today and tomorrow loading up the trailer and getting it ready to go. You will have to ride in the snow without me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
I'm ready to ride again, but I am heading to...

I'm ready to ride again, but I am heading to Arizona right after Christmas.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By sorebutt
Trailer tires on only rated for 65 mph. You see a...

Trailer tires on only rated for 65 mph. You see a lot of guys going faster than that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-23-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By sorebutt
The big difference between trailer and car tires...

The big difference between trailer and car tires is trailer tires have more of the waxes that keep them from cracking. Trailers sit a lot. They don't get heated up, which spreads the waxes or...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 99,128
Posted By sorebutt
You didn't post you were riding. I might be up to...

You didn't post you were riding. I might be up to it now.
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