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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2014, 10:33 AM
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Views: 299,915
Posted By IgnacioB
Actually, I met wbedient for the first time at...

Actually, I met wbedient for the first time at the 25 Mile area....maybe two or three miles south. It was in the area of a string of "non-dispersed" campsites and there was a nice spot right on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-13-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
It does not. The F650GS Dakar is....652cc...

It does not. The F650GS Dakar is....652cc (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BMW_F650_single). It's been noted repeatedly in this thread. And there was at least one F650GS based motorcycle that was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
The short answer: The 650 isn't 652 cc or...

The short answer: The 650 isn't 652 cc or greater. The 690 is greater than 652.

The longer answer is:
The XRR (shorthand for "XR650R"...also know as the BRP or "Big Red Pig") is actually older...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Except the F650GS is a single that is an obvious...

Except the F650GS is a single that is an obvious adventure class bike and is....wait for it.....exactly 652cc. ;)

I'm glad mx813 has ideas for refinement. I sure want to come back next year and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Having been the owner of an XR650R that I've used...

Having been the owner of an XR650R that I've used for dualsport purposes I think the XR would be unfair for this class....unless possibly they raced up with loaded panniers, top case, windshield, and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Good job on that one...you did the right thing....

Good job on that one...you did the right thing. :)

Check the 3:30 mark on mine and you see the kid purposely throw the bike down!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Another view of Wave #1 via quad copter. This...

Another view of Wave #1 via quad copter. This one is stellar!
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Nice to meet you too! If you look at my video...

Nice to meet you too! If you look at my video you'll see one of our other riders from camp, Jeff, at the 3:10 mark drop it to avoid plowing over the youngster on the smallish bike (that then seems...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
DNS myself. Clutch went wonky the day before in...

DNS myself. Clutch went wonky the day before in the poker run. I have an unfinished bucket list item now and have to come back next year.

19 miles on a KTM 690? Oy! I guess I have some serious...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-02-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Good choice. :)

Good choice. :)
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
I don't think so. Our rims are actually BMW F650...

I don't think so. Our rims are actually BMW F650 rims and brake rotors bolt directly to the rim hubs. There is not any intermediate carrier or need for this part.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
I was in the same situation with a TKC 80 and...

I was in the same situation with a TKC 80 and perhaps 30% tread, but less far to travel. I reasoned if I was only doing the Poker run I *might* be able to make it. But even the poker run sees some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
I'm there! First race and same goals of...

I'm there! First race and same goals of challenging myself, not breaking anything, and finish....safely.

Received my confirmation of preregistration several days ago.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,915
Posted By IgnacioB
I think the part from Packwood to Whistling Jack...

I think the part from Packwood to Whistling Jack (short of Ellensburg) was my least favorite. Doing Highway 12 for many miles from Packwood to Rimrock was just a drone. Up the dusty trail wasn't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
All signed up for the poker run and race. Have...

All signed up for the poker run and race. Have to figure out a rear tire and choices are a bit limited in the 140/80-17 or maybe 130/90-17 sizes. Either planning a D606 mounted up at home or I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 19,237
Posted By IgnacioB
Count me as one more ADV class rider new this...

Count me as one more ADV class rider new this year! Thanks William for the link and note. I'm seriously excited about the notion of packing my bike, riding it to the event, camping from it, RACING...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 24,051
Posted By IgnacioB
Add one more newbie to the pre-registration on a...

Add one more newbie to the pre-registration on a Husqvarna Strada (converted to Terra). Just found out they had an Adventure class and my bike qualifies to the exact cc: 652cc of...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By IgnacioB
Yes. End of July spanning into August. Going...

Yes. End of July spanning into August. Going north to south on my Husky TR650 and with a rider on an F800GS and KTM 690. Planning 11 days from Washington State and hopefully catching a bit of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-28-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 16,140
Posted By IgnacioB
I'm likely interested and will watch. I can...

I'm likely interested and will watch. I can order a set and have delivered to a Canadian friend and bring back home with my personal exemption. But, it would be preferable to have a U.S. source...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
That depends largely on your right hand. The...

That depends largely on your right hand. The tank is a 3.7 gallons with about 0.7 of that as a reserve with flashing light. There's a thread on cafehusky.com about how much people put in the tank...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
Bill's Motorcycle Plus, Salem, OR. He has 4...

Bill's Motorcycle Plus, Salem, OR. He has 4 Terras left according to his website (http://billshusky.com/archives/category/new-bikes).

Bill's on these forums and a great member of the Husky...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-15-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By IgnacioB
Echoing the general questions ironbrewer raised I...

Echoing the general questions ironbrewer raised I simply put my own extrapolation of what I'm estimating for the UTBDR portion in July myself. On my "light DS", which happens to be a Husqvarna TR650...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,350
Posted By IgnacioB
Thanks so much for the incredibly detailed...

Thanks so much for the incredibly detailed report, flood of pictures, and very-well-done video! I've been planning a 3000 mile UTBDR loop from Washington State for some time, and as I get down into...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By IgnacioB
Great to run across you guys at the end of Day 1!...

Great to run across you guys at the end of Day 1! These videos of the trip rock! Forwarded to my buddy that rode with me when I first did the WABDR three years ago.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
Isn't a Strada already a Motard already with it's...

Isn't a Strada already a Motard already with it's 17" rear and 19" front combo? Of if you're talking about Terra....then just going with a set of Strada wheels gets you to a motard state.

That...
Forum: Thumpers 09-20-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
I have a Terra and have run both the low fender,...

I have a Terra and have run both the low fender, the optional Terra high fender, and both the low and high fender (my preferred and current choice)...and haven't noticed any sail effect. My 5,000...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
Very doubtful....unless the 449 wheels are...

Very doubtful....unless the 449 wheels are compatible with BMW F650's. Woody's is still working on my front rim to make their RAD Husky hub compatible via modified spacers to fit the TR.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
None at this point. I haven't found a reason to...

None at this point. I haven't found a reason to change...but I'm not a guy that stands up on my motorcycle for 100 miles at a time....maybe a mile at a time.
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
6'4" 250# coming from a plated XR650R and LOVE...

6'4" 250# coming from a plated XR650R and LOVE it! Strada, but Terra-fied when I want it to be. I've got 5K on the odo since May riding the fine-for-me-stock-seat and planning to ride the UTBDR from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By IgnacioB
Anytime an American can give a Canadian a shot of...

Anytime an American can give a Canadian a shot of an American whiskey (Pendleton) that's actually made in Canada and imported back to the U.S. for distribution by an Oregon company...is great for our...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 20,738
Posted By IgnacioB
This makes me laugh and smile. Here I am totally...

This makes me laugh and smile. Here I am totally enjoying this new adventure thread by a person I've not yet met, but totally excited to see document their journey.

Then they have one paragraph...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 726,535
Posted By IgnacioB
I last had a street-plated XR650R I really liked ...

I last had a street-plated XR650R I really liked (with a short ill-conceived stint with a V-Strom) and am VERY happy about the move to a TR650. The XR650R still will kick butt on sheer suspension...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By IgnacioB
Tobie and Steve are rubbing off on me....or maybe...

Tobie and Steve are rubbing off on me....or maybe the camera I bought with internal HDR capability is helping too. ;)
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By IgnacioB
I was going to tell you its all fine and make...

I was going to tell you its all fine and make sure you're trying the whole URL...then I saw who you were and you're not some unknown advrider avatar to me.....did I see you somewhere in the 2007 IBR...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
Answered for 'ya here...

Answered for 'ya here (http://www.cafehusky.com/threads/wheel-bearing-dimensions.34890/).
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By IgnacioB
Riding Terra-Fied to Lake Chelan

2 1/2 days in adventure riding mode on the new Husqvarna TR650 Strada (mostly converted to a Terra) and 1 day as a tourist sipping GT's on the lake.

http://mattwatkins.org/ibr09/?p=2878
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5,483
Views: 666,454
Posted By IgnacioB
http://101studiostreet.com/wordpress/wp-content/up...

http://101studiostreet.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/picard_facepalm.jpeg

<facepalm>
Really? You can't press the "S" four or five times with your left hand...even at a stop light?...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 726,535
Posted By IgnacioB
He won't ever actually buy one. He's just a troll...

He won't ever actually buy one. He's just a troll posing as a keyboard commando.

LOVING my Strada that I happily paid $6899 for!
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 726,535
Posted By IgnacioB
He can't even get his mea culpa revisionist facts...

He can't even get his mea culpa revisionist facts right. What a maroon! Hey, where's the ignore button around here? I'd love add this tool to a short list.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 726,535
Posted By IgnacioB
Follow-up that they've been the most...

Follow-up that they've been the most cost-competitive so far. A set of spoked wheels using the existing bits from my cast wheels (i.e. rotors, ABS ring, bushings, part of the rear assembly) runs...
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