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Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,116
Posted By fatalpinist
Just put on 2nd rear

Have the K60 on the front and just put a new one on the rear. I ride all year in the PNWet and they perform just fine. I ride about 30% offroad/gravel while 2-up, and the rest of time is on twisty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33,465
Views: 8,170,865
Posted By fatalpinist
http://geekologie.com/2011/10/ikind-of-want-that-g...

http://geekologie.com/2011/10/ikind-of-want-that-giant-big-wheels-trik.php

:eek1 :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By fatalpinist
Yes, asphalt all the way.

Yes, asphalt all the way.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By fatalpinist
Not sure Peterman... My thought is no, due to all...

Not sure Peterman... My thought is no, due to all the houses as well as Eddyville being located outside the new right-of-way... I'll get back to you on that.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By fatalpinist
PME - Hwy 20 News

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/HWY/REGION2/Pages/US20-PME-UPRR-to-Eddyville.aspx

The official site for news on this section of highway. On a side note, I got to see the video from the blast last week...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
awww... you say that to all the noobs :rofl

awww... you say that to all the noobs :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By fatalpinist
Yep, at the office all day today (instead of...

Yep, at the office all day today (instead of riding). I did commute in though. I have a meeting tomorrow on Mt. Hood and then I-84 just west of Hood River, but I'll be in a cage :cry. I'm over by...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-30-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By fatalpinist
Hey Pete, I have a 2006 R1200 GSA with the BMW...

Hey Pete,
I have a 2006 R1200 GSA with the BMW stock rack and Jesse bags. I'm in Pdx area, and can take any specific measurements you need from home tonight if you'd like, or I might be able to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-25-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Too early for tomorrow?

Finally back home for a few weeks. This work thing has to end so I can actually ride. Anyone up for meeting at Golden Valley Brewery can meet me there about 6 Thursday.

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,197
Posted By fatalpinist
Did I refer to you as an amateur? I referred to...

Did I refer to you as an amateur? I referred to the guy on the youtube link going batshit and calling professionals out for not knowing what they're talking about. You should feel offended from his...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,197
Posted By fatalpinist
Cry Always question! Everyone should be held...

Always question! Everyone should be held accountable. The sad thing is that this slide killed people. All our rambling and blaming won't change that
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,197
Posted By fatalpinist
Correct. March... Not year... If it was a slow...

Correct. March... Not year... If it was a slow and steady saturation of ground water due to trees not being present you would have seen shallower failures in the ravines as are evident in both the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,197
Posted By fatalpinist
The problem with amateurs giving their opinions...

The problem with amateurs giving their opinions and trying to practice geology is simply they have no understanding. This slide was not caused by logging. 600-ft vertical head scarps need more of a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-24-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,197
Posted By fatalpinist
Here's a good recap on it from someone we all...

Here's a good recap on it from someone we all follow at work: http://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/

Currently 2 posts about it. Makes me gag a little :puke1 since we had 2 projects up at Ross and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By fatalpinist
Yeah, I was almost surprised there was any snow...

Yeah, I was almost surprised there was any snow at all. The road was clear and dry up to the last 1/4 mile.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By fatalpinist
Snow

Rode it last Sunday for a stretch. Made it to just north of Breitenbush before the snow/slush/ice made my bike tired and nap. :lol3

The snow was super wet and slushy. I was riding in some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 33,653
Posted By fatalpinist
On the fence for Saturday and Sunday

Hey Apple Jam,
I'm on the fence for the weekend days if there is still room for me and the eisen schwein. I have my last (hopefully) professional exam on Friday. We'll see how it goes :eek1
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
If you're coming from north of 26, German Town or...

If you're coming from north of 26, German Town or Skyline or a comb thereof would be the best. See you all there :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
You bet :freaky Actually in town on a Thursday...

You bet :freaky Actually in town on a Thursday again :1drink
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Done! See you there at the usual ambiguous time...

Done! See you there at the usual ambiguous time of 6ish :1drink :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Too Early?

I think I'm in the time frame this week :rofl

Meet up tomorrow?
How about:
Max's Fanno Creek Brewpub in Tigard
http://www.maxsfannocreek.com/
12562 SW Main St, Tigard, Oregon 97223

Or:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12,354
Views: 681,292
Posted By fatalpinist
I'lI be at Oakshire for dinner and beer about 630...

I'lI be at Oakshire for dinner and beer about 630 tonight. See you if you can make it :freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12,354
Views: 681,292
Posted By fatalpinist
Yes, I was thinking the Gateway HV. I didn't...

Yes, I was thinking the Gateway HV. I didn't realize there was another locale. Oakshire sounds like a good choice too :clap

I'm open and will head or check out any place and damned well enjoy...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12,354
Views: 681,292
Posted By fatalpinist
Hop Valley Brewing

Hey You-Geners,

I'm thinking the Hop Valley brewery looks like a good place to get a beer and some food Tuesday evening. Unless someone has a much better place in mind? :1drink
I should be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12,354
Views: 681,292
Posted By fatalpinist
Hey Peterman I'll be in your neck of the...

Hey Peterman

I'll be in your neck of the woods Tuesday and Wednesday for some work and planning on riding down. Any of YFFs want to meet up Tuesday evening for beer or food?

:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 07-01-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By fatalpinist
It was a BMW battery. I'm not sure of the age,...

It was a BMW battery. I'm not sure of the age, I've had the bike just 2 years now. The battery was in there at least a year before I got it. Sooo 3+?



Thanks! That explains it much better...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By fatalpinist
Fixed

Jim,
You were right on. :thumb Dead battery. Had a full charge, but dropped to zero under a load. I'm not sure how that happened. Coincidence or something jostled or cracked??? :huh

Either...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By fatalpinist
Thanks Jim and Teo. I'll check the battery as...

Thanks Jim and Teo. I'll check the battery as soon as I get back home. It's always fired right up without issue and stayed on the battery tender. But... things happen. BTW Jim, love your DVD and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-25-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By fatalpinist
GSA won't start after 2 mild drops

Sooooo....

Took my 2006 GSA with servo assist abs out for some mild off road fun. Muddy mess and rear slid out with bike dropping on left side. Shut off before I could hit the kill switch. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By fatalpinist
Don't tell me those pesky cattle drives don't...

Don't tell me those pesky cattle drives don't create traffic jams!!!!!! :freaky :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By fatalpinist
Bump and more info

Wanted to bump this and add details for a similar bill in the Oregon House. Bill 3310 deals specifically with filtering only. But one is better than none.

Relevant info:

HB 3310: Currently...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,211
Posted By fatalpinist
When approaching an intersection or side street...

When approaching an intersection or side street and I see a vehicle waiting to turn/cross/merge I watch the spokes or front tire of the vehicle. I never trust that the driver is making eye contact...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
I'm out :cry I have a flight to catch for...

I'm out :cry I have a flight to catch for work... See you all in a few weeks
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
In :1drink

In :1drink
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By fatalpinist
He'll need a valid driver's license before he can...

He'll need a valid driver's license before he can register for Team Oregon's BRT, as well as before he can obtain his MC endorsement for OR.

http://team-oregon.org/training/eligibility/
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By fatalpinist
I bought my truck from a dealer in WI, did not...

I bought my truck from a dealer in WI, did not pay sales tax because I was an OR resident. Flew out, signed, drove home and registered it. No issues.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-17-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Suggestions? Anyone up for a pint tomorrow? ...

Suggestions? Anyone up for a pint tomorrow? :ear

I'm open for anything between North Plains and inner SE/NE
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Evening is getting packed for me, but I can try...

Evening is getting packed for me, but I can try Vertigo again. If anyone wants to give that a shot, I'll be there about 6:30ish tonight for a pint. No food there, but they welcome you to bring your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Wait... Don't we need to wait until 5?:rofl

Wait... Don't we need to wait until 5?:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21,520
Views: 1,589,978
Posted By fatalpinist
Is it indicative of anything that I forego the...

Is it indicative of anything that I forego the drink holder and simply fill my pannier with growlers?

Meh....

I'll be there around 6ish if anyone wants to show
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