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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By WeeMcD
Hard to believe that the weather has been so mild...

Hard to believe that the weather has been so mild that you could make it up Rat Trap in January. If this holds out, it will be an early year for fires. Glad to see you guys out enjoying life on two...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-23-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By WeeMcD
I don't know how to suggest a sticky post....

I don't know how to suggest a sticky post. Thought it would be helpful to make a list. Thanks for all the work that you do.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,521
Posted By WeeMcD
David, this is incredibly generous of you to...

David, this is incredibly generous of you to create and share for free. The provided resources appear very well put together. I look forward to exploring this route. Thanks 1,000,000!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-22-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By WeeMcD
2015-16 Legislative Bills Related to Motorcycles/Motorcyclists

SB5198 (http://app.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=5198&year=2015) - Limits mandatory helmet use to persons under 18.
HB1244 (http://app.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=1244&year=2015)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-14-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,828
Posted By WeeMcD
Help

My skills are lacking in the trades areas, but I can paint a bathroom, carry heavy shit and other basic tasks. When and where can I help? My wife may be able to also pitch in. Weekends can be made...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-11-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,038
Posted By WeeMcD
The northwest pays in scenery. We were better...

The northwest pays in scenery. We were better paid and had more affordable living standards in Minnesota. With that said, it would be hard for me to leave. the riding is truly superior in the PNW....
Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 29,530
Views: 3,647,717
Posted By WeeMcD
I have a metal tank from a '91 DR350 in good...

I have a metal tank from a '91 DR350 in good shape. What would be a good asking price for it? I'd like to get it out of my garage while also getting some gas money! PM me if you want an original tank...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By WeeMcD
My wife and I watched the new iteration of the On...

My wife and I watched the new iteration of the On Any Sunday in Tukwila last night. It was entertaining. Both of laughed, gritted teeth and enjoyed the hell out of the movie. Bruce Brown's son did a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By WeeMcD
So you're saying that he doesn't need to go the...

So you're saying that he doesn't need to go the parts store. He just needs a Philips screwdriver and a dark street? Is your parking area well lit? :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29,530
Views: 3,647,717
Posted By WeeMcD
It is the arm that fits outside of the case that...

It is the arm that fits outside of the case that connects the shaft to the clutch cable. Plugeye had an extended version for a great price. Request has been handled! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29,530
Views: 3,647,717
Posted By WeeMcD
Does anyone have a clutch release arm and bolt...

Does anyone have a clutch release arm and bolt that they would be willing to sell? BikeBandit has the parts for $25.

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By WeeMcD
It is a nice route.

It is a nice route.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-13-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By WeeMcD
He must have had a big ramp to get that kind of...

He must have had a big ramp to get that kind of air! :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By WeeMcD
An idea likely to get shot down

Do they know what they are doing? Perhaps post a note on a stick saying "Keep it on the trail. Driving through the meadow will result in this area being closed off and patrolled."

I realize...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 79,790
Posted By WeeMcD
Glad that you made it home with many tales of...

Glad that you made it home with many tales of adventure to share. I hope that we get the chance to sit around a fire sometime to hear the stories that didn't make it into the RR.:freaky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By WeeMcD
I sure miss riding up there with you two. Glad to...

I sure miss riding up there with you two. Glad to see that the logging trucks haven't knocked you off a cliff. I don't believe that there are any legal loop routes. There are some that cross private...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 79,790
Posted By WeeMcD
Oh no, a broken steed is a sad state of affairs....

Oh no, a broken steed is a sad state of affairs. You're on a grand trip and grand failures can happen. Glad to hear that you have a solution. Good luck on the repairs and hope you get back on the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 314,055
Posted By WeeMcD
Looks like you're having a great trip!

Looks like you're having a great trip!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-14-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,167
Posted By WeeMcD
Every state has one...:ear

Every state has one...:ear
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 79,790
Posted By WeeMcD
This is going to be good. Color me green with...

This is going to be good. Color me green with envy. Wish that I was taking this trip. Can't wait to see the reports. Does this mean that you won't be at the Rider for Health Scavenger Hunt this year?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By WeeMcD
Hoebster's paint is pretty decent. I also don't...

Hoebster's paint is pretty decent. I also don't think he has made the trip to the other coast lately.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-24-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10,606
Views: 2,193,062
Posted By WeeMcD
I also saw this on the side of the road. It...

I also saw this on the side of the road. It seemed to be a creature of its environment. It fit in very well. Then again, I could also fit in there. Now all I need is a good mower to get around on. If...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,167
Posted By WeeMcD
Sketchy bridges are a favorite place of mine for...

Sketchy bridges are a favorite place of mine for photos. This one is right up there.:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,167
Posted By WeeMcD
Really wish that I could make it. Too much in the...

Really wish that I could make it. Too much in the way with moving, family visiting and such. The good news is the new place has a garage where I can do some much needed prep work on the bikes for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-23-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9,363
Views: 3,723,167
Posted By WeeMcD
Quick day trip into Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest

Here are a few shots from a ride yesterday in the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest. This is the first dirt run on the new (to me) 2012 V-Strom 650. It performed admirably and it is time to get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,618
Posted By WeeMcD
I moved to Mt Vernon from Minnesota. It is a...

I moved to Mt Vernon from Minnesota. It is a great little town with lots of great microbrews and a handful of decent restaurants. The big issue with Skagit and Whatcom counties is the lack of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9,145
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,343,646
Posted By WeeMcD
I ha e a stock vstrom shield. Yours for $40. ...

I ha e a stock vstrom shield. Yours for $40.

Sent from my ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fierce using Tapatalk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By WeeMcD
You guys are making me miss Skagit Valley. The DR...

You guys are making me miss Skagit Valley. The DR is getting a rebuild. Will be tooling around up there in a few weeks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By WeeMcD
WA and BC Loop

The sggestions for the Washington side are spot on. I was pressed for time and made this loop with one overnight stay. Here's the write up, phootos and tracks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,164
Posted By WeeMcD
After such a sincere thread posting and apology,...

After such a sincere thread posting and apology, I'd ride with you any time... in an open area of course!:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,780
Posted By WeeMcD
This is an example of how special relationships...

This is an example of how special relationships are that are created from the joint interest in motorcycling.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By WeeMcD
Yeah, those are good ones! There's a theme here,...

Yeah, those are good ones! There's a theme here, besides snow. I just can't seem to put my finger on it. Something familiar to me... hmm.:D Damnit I miss Skagit County.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-20-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By WeeMcD
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

The weather guy on one of the TV stations this morning actually said, "It's so cold outside. It is freezing." Yes, it was 30 degrees. That is freezing. Thanks for that Captain Obvious.

In honor...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By WeeMcD
Those certainly are purdy, but hot damn that's a...

Those certainly are purdy, but hot damn that's a lot of money on a v-strom with 55k on the odometer. :D I've been floating the idea of throwing a tube in as a plan C. Plan A: I hit it a few more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By WeeMcD
Thanks. I've enjoyed your articles over the...

Thanks. I've enjoyed your articles over the years. Someday writting gigs will be frequent enough to make a living at it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By WeeMcD
Thanks for the great suggestions. The rim isn't...

Thanks for the great suggestions. The rim isn't too bad. After my attempts with hammers, it still has a slow leak. Used rims do seem to be hard to find. I'll look into the suggestions for fixing it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,109
Posted By WeeMcD
Vstrom Front Wheel

I'm looking for a front rim for a 2007 DL 650. Mine bent after some exuberant fire service road exploration. It would be nice if it was here in the PNW so we don't have to hassle with shipping such a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,471
Posted By WeeMcD
I'm on board for this. Email sent.

I'm on board for this. Email sent.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,989
Posted By WeeMcD
I'll sometimes pull up with my front wheel at the...

I'll sometimes pull up with my front wheel at the other rider's rear wheel and over to the left or right, depending on where they stopped. This shows my intention to not pass, etc. This saves space...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-19-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By WeeMcD
Missing the area and rides. It's so hard to get...

Missing the area and rides. It's so hard to get out and find a decent ride close to home in Seattle.
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