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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 06:09 PM
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Posted By EmptiMind
I should probably mention I'm a new owner of a...

I should probably mention I'm a new owner of a 2010 Anniversary edition BMW F800GS. I'm loving it so far, but with the suspension upgrades it has it's taller than a GSA under load. I imagine my...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 02:31 PM
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Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Awesome pictures series there, Rick. Looks like...

Awesome pictures series there, Rick. Looks like you guys had a fun ride, I'm disappointed I missed it.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Oye, you better get back faster than a year,...

Oye, you better get back faster than a year, Feike. You're my riding buddy and my mechanic. I'm going to have trouble getting by this summer without you! Well, take it easy, maybe I'll mosey on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 11:59 AM
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Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Hey, welcome loggerdan. @MotoNerd Best way...

Hey, welcome loggerdan.

@MotoNerd Best way to get a hold of most the folks here is post the night before, or a couple nights before the ride with a general idea of what your plan is and when...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-30-2015, 05:50 AM
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Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, to be honest, I was thinking about...

Yeah, to be honest, I was thinking about fabricating some sort of shelf for the touring screen brace.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-28-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Forget this, Auto Licensing lady told me nothing...

Forget this, Auto Licensing lady told me nothing to do but wait for him to retrieve title. Be a couple weeks.

Tell you guys more about the bike, because that's what matters!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, yeah, I've been looking at that one for...

Hah, yeah, I've been looking at that one for weeks. 5 years of warranty left is just awesome.

@redneckmech Deer freaking scare me. They're just dumb. I've had more than one run into the SIDE...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Probably an F800gs for me. Already have a 2010...

Probably an F800gs for me. Already have a 2010 anniversary edition in my sights over in Polson. 9k for a well farkled machine with about 19k miles is decent, right?

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-27-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I'd be lying if I didn't think about being...

I'd be lying if I didn't think about being ticketed for the studs. Neat that they don't cause too much issue with pavement.

Since Rachael's taken the V-Strom away, it'll only be a matter of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-25-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
What do they do for traction of said tire on...

What do they do for traction of said tire on pavement?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-22-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, that looks like a pretty serious crunch. ...

Yeah, that looks like a pretty serious crunch. Get better soon.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Got Rachael on the v-strom for the first time...

Got Rachael on the v-strom for the first time yesterday. She took it around Newman lake today. Seems to be very comfortable on it, which means time to sell the Buell, and maybe her Sherpa. Looks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Yeah, it was a little chilly up in the mountains...

Yeah, it was a little chilly up in the mountains a few times, but for the most part great sunny weather. Think we were only rained on for about 10 minutes the entire ride. It had snowed the day...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Rachael and I just got back from our short jaunt...

Rachael and I just got back from our short jaunt around Canada. Spent a few days at Ainsworth Hot Springs and explored Nelson, Kaslo and Creston. Inadvertently did most of the Selkirk Loop without...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
It's Adblock, I had to disable it in order to see...

It's Adblock, I had to disable it in order to see the pictures, apparently has an issue with Smugmug.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Not that, that's for sure. Haven't started yet,...

Not that, that's for sure. Haven't started yet, so you're not missing much. But they've started scrambling for chairs.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-28-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, knowing you, if you're really worried about...

Hah, knowing you, if you're really worried about the trip up the Butte, you could climb it faster in your motorcycle boots than some of us could motor up it.

At least the sun's out. Hope it stays.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Rachael and I are both a go! Steptoe requires a...

Rachael and I are both a go! Steptoe requires a discover pass doesn't it?
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 286,061
Posted By EmptiMind
Appreciate the help. Might just go 2XL since...

Appreciate the help. Might just go 2XL since they'll be winter-esq pants and just spring for some slimmer summer pants. As I'm sure that's just the smarter all around thing to do with my huge...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, so much conflicting information. As you...

Hah, so much conflicting information. As you guys say, I can always ship back. $20 for shipping isn't much to find the perfect fit.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
Appreciate that! Well, that right there pretty...

Appreciate that! Well, that right there pretty much cements the decision. If you found the 42's tight width wise, I'm sure I would. Appreciate the info.

I'll probably put in an order for some...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
Wonder if it's a difference between the larger...

Wonder if it's a difference between the larger and smaller sizes which lead to "perfect vs tight". Do you happen to know your foot length in cm/mm? Seeing as we're actually the same size, I'd value...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, I do struggle quite a bit with that width. ...

Hah, I do struggle quite a bit with that width. Folks call the Firstgear Kathmandu boot wide, and I feel like I'm going through an ancient Chinese foot binding ritual every time I wear it. While on...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 286,061
Posted By EmptiMind
Hah, I never really do that navel area cause it...

Hah, I never really do that navel area cause it changes everyday! I've still got my winter look on right now, so it's 38-44 depending on how much cheese I've had. If I stand up straight I stay...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
I'm mostly looking for commentary on the width. ...

I'm mostly looking for commentary on the width. There isn't a dealer within 200 miles of me that stocks Forma unfortunately, else I'd try them on myself. I'm willing to believe the 42 length will...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By EmptiMind
Forma Adventure Sizing question

Hey folks, having trouble deciding between 42 and 43. I wear 42 in basically everything from my Firstgear Kathmandu to my Vibrams, but I also have super fat feet. My foot length is exactly 265mm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Gah, really? My memory sucks... Stupid brain...

Gah, really? My memory sucks... Stupid brain injury. Either way, we need to get some spring riding in before you're sucked into your job again.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I probably stole your seat. I arrived about 20...

I probably stole your seat. I arrived about 20 minutes late and you were already gone! Oh well, we'll get some riding in sometime soon, right? Got to be before summer hits or else you become a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I'm interested in a ride as well. Long as we get...

I'm interested in a ride as well. Long as we get it out in advance we'll make sure Rachael can come along too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I had trouble finding a spot for our bikes...

I had trouble finding a spot for our bikes yesterday. But we arrived right when they opened. They were really quite busy.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Looks like it'll be rainy or cloudy most the next...

Looks like it'll be rainy or cloudy most the next week. At least it was a nice day to ride on my birthday. Show was fun, most the same stuff we see every year. Looking forward to some good eats...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 286,061
Posted By EmptiMind
Hey Revzilla! I'm currently looking at your...

Hey Revzilla!

I'm currently looking at your Rev'it Defender GTX pants to hopefully match my Defender jacket of which and XL fits me all year. Not sure how to pick sizing. I fluctuate between a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-14-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Can come on 4 wheels if you don't like the wet. ...

Can come on 4 wheels if you don't like the wet. It's just a get together for us. Not sure anyone's doing riding afterwards.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I've never understood that weather thing,...

I've never understood that weather thing, predicted 0% chance for Friday, yet 80% for Saturday. Course, I was told it was sunny out in last years blizzard while riding back from SLC... I'm not sure...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
That does look tasty. Glad you mentioned the...

That does look tasty. Glad you mentioned the name change. I would've been standing outside clueless until I recognized someone.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
That was a sexy bike. I was really tempted. ...

That was a sexy bike. I was really tempted. I've got a couple cases of Mobil 1 V-twin for the Buell, I can always pack some extra on the Wee for that Harley of yours. ;)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
Well, I'm in. Rachael's got to work though. ...

Well, I'm in. Rachael's got to work though. Funny enough she has both the 13th and the 15th off. Of course. So we're probably hitting up the show the previous day.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I should be in, Rachael works until 2:30 though.

I should be in, Rachael works until 2:30 though.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
No sales tax in Montana, they'd still make him...

No sales tax in Montana, they'd still make him pay use tax, unless it was purchased out of Montana and he has proof. I think you're allowed a 20% variance on Edmonds and Blue book values. Though,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,298
Views: 392,618
Posted By EmptiMind
I'm really hoping Honda makes a new Africa Twin,...

I'm really hoping Honda makes a new Africa Twin, or Yamaha makes their rumored 700 twin Tenere. If either of those were on the lighter edge of the scale I'd probably buy one first year of...
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