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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,915
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thanks for the pics and RR! It's great to see...

Thanks for the pics and RR!
It's great to see more WABDR Folks on smaller bikes - and going solo. Sounds like you had a grand adventure!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-12-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By pdxmarcus
Barlow Road Closure Update

USFS is currently tearing down and replacing the vehicle bridges on Old Barlow Road just east of HWY 35. Though the 'Road Closed' signs have been in place for some time, now the bridges are in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 291,023
Posted By pdxmarcus
It was a very fun way to cross the state! I am...

It was a very fun way to cross the state! I am certainly no racer - but by just maintaining a steady 25-30mph, not screwing around during pit stops and going all day long I managed to ride the whole...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 291,023
Posted By pdxmarcus
Just completed the WABDR solo this weekend,...

Just completed the WABDR solo this weekend, border-to-border in 50 hours: good times! Hats off to those guys riding the 'advanced' sections on big bikes.

Thanks to Hayshaker for the Taylor Bridge...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 08-15-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,860
Posted By pdxmarcus
Got it!

Much obliged, Tony!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 291,023
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thanks for the updated posts, Tony! I am...

Thanks for the updated posts, Tony! I am planning a solo trip South-North this weekend and any local input regarding fire conditions would be very helpful. So far, inciweb.org has released limited...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By pdxmarcus
The Hero 2 is 11mp, as good as my point-n-shoot,...

The Hero 2 is 11mp, as good as my point-n-shoot, so the image quality is good enough for me. Also, the wide-angle distortion can be cropped out in most cases with such a large image captured. The...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By pdxmarcus
Hey Dan, welcome to ADVrider! Don Weber down...

Hey Dan, welcome to ADVrider!

Don Weber down at Mr Ed's Moto in Albany, OR is the guy you wanna talk to about seats: master craftsman in our own backyard.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 448
Posted By pdxmarcus
Ride Report: Oregon Outback Loop 7/12

Here's a link to a RR in the Day Trippin' forum that might be of local interest to PNWers...enjoy!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=19201304#post19201304
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,380
Posted By pdxmarcus
Oregon Outback Light: Great Basin Overland

This past weekend we took a run through SE Oregon and N Nevada. We used dvwalker's "Oregon Outback Loop" GPS tracks as a template, travelling approximately 1,000 miles(~700 off-pavement) across 3...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,279
Posted By pdxmarcus
Just rode through Hart Mtn Refuge 2 days ago... ...

Just rode through Hart Mtn Refuge 2 days ago...

-Miller Homestead fire has been 95% contained and Long Draw is fully contained. Reportedly only minor mop-up operations going on(according to a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,860
Posted By pdxmarcus
Good info, robdogg...appreciate the heads up.

Good info, robdogg...appreciate the heads up.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,860
Posted By pdxmarcus
ORNV Outback Update

Thx LetItRoll!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,860
Posted By pdxmarcus
Oregon Outback Loop

I've been planning for some time to do a ride of the Oregon Outback Loop this week. Obviously, the Long Draw and Miller Homestead Fires are a concern. However we plan to stay miles south of the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By pdxmarcus
Got it!

Thx all...got a hook-up in Redmond!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By pdxmarcus
Cheshire Motorsports

+1 on Cheshire Motorsports: Daric is a skilled, certified BMW mechanic and knows em inside and out. He did a Level 2 service on my R11GS for far less than a dealership could. He saved me money and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By pdxmarcus
Question Long term parking in Bend?

Looking for a safe place to park a vehicle while riding out of Bend, OR during the week of July 17-25th. Any locals got a good spot in mind to leave a rig where it'll be secure and won't get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,622
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thanks!

Thanks to all those who helped put on the Blackdog this year! I rode up from PDX on Sunday morning and had such a blast on the combined B/C course:
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-13-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,650
Views: 291,023
Posted By pdxmarcus
WABDR Section 1 recon

Rode WABDR Section 1 ~60 miles in from Stevenson today: Got turned back by substantial snowdrifts on FR 8810, about 11.5mi north of FR 88(N 46 07.197' W 121 40.100'). This would be about due west...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 38,912
Posted By pdxmarcus
Late to the game!

Jimmy-
FWIW I just stumbled across this thread today(wher've I been?) and would be very excited to attend a class like this in the future. Good luck!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,703
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thanks byways(Tony) for the very detailed...

Thanks byways(Tony) for the very detailed conditions report. That goes a long way towards helping us choose a route!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,703
Posted By pdxmarcus
Question Southern UTBDR early season?

Hey UT ADVers:

I'd like to use parts of the southern UTBDR for a DS loop late this May. Specifically I'm looking at Medicine Hat to Green River. I imagine the La Sal leg will probably be out due...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18,932
Views: 7,703,536
Posted By pdxmarcus
'06 950 Adv S

The new ride: 2006 Adventure S!
Ditched the Gobis, TT rack, ginormous tank bag and touring windscreen. Added a RR front fairing, Renazco...next up: ADVtank!...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By pdxmarcus
Another perspective...

Jesasterous-
You should post up some of your pics!:evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By pdxmarcus
Baja 1200: A loop around the northern peninsula Feb 14-20

Recently a pal and I hatched a plan to hit up Baja on a couple of DS rides for the week. We didn't do a great deal of preplanning: just bought a map, glanced at a book(and ADVrider of course!) and...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-15-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By pdxmarcus
KTM Ergo Seat

Pm sent
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-29-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thumb +1 for Cheshire Motorsports

Daric at Cheshire Motorsports is excellent. He used to work for a BMW shop and knows them inside and out. Take the opportunity to change your tires there so you'll know him when you really need an...
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 56,725
Posted By pdxmarcus
2" Rally risers...still available?

Anyone know if Dirtinblood's 2" risers are still available? Got a link??
Thx!
Forum: Trip Planning 11-04-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By pdxmarcus
Thanks for the tips, Roz & TG! Chris Scott's...

Thanks for the tips, Roz & TG! Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling Handbook is definitely the ticket. I've picked up a ton of insight into the complexities of int'l overlanding just paging through...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-26-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By pdxmarcus
Question Best how-to books on ADV riding?

I've been scanning the web for books to learn more about adventure riding skills. I see a ton of books by Robert Wickes(Adventure Riding Techniques, Adventure Motorcycling, etc.) a book by Greg...
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