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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,966
Posted By Crocker
Alright, I'm in. This just looks too damn fun. ...

Alright, I'm in. This just looks too damn fun. I wish I still had the my cl450, but I'll have to pick up something for this. I wasn't born until 1981 but my pops still has all his old camping gear...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 86,620
Posted By Crocker
I lusted over a Norge pretty hard a few years...

I lusted over a Norge pretty hard a few years ago, took one out for a test ride and debated hard on selling my r1150gs to pick one up. Ended up passing at the time, but I'll have one eventually.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,807
Posted By Crocker
Didn't know about that site, thanks. I...

Didn't know about that site, thanks.

I usually only buy from a dealer so take it for granted that the title is clear, but as I'm going to go check out a couple bikes off of CL this week I'll be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,999
Posted By Crocker
No doubt, has pretty much everything I would need...

No doubt, has pretty much everything I would need already done to it. Just a little cleanup and painting if I really felt like it.

I'll give him a call tonight,

Just to confirm the buying...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,999
Posted By Crocker
Cool, thanks. I need to adjust my CL searching...

Cool, thanks. I need to adjust my CL searching to include "XR 650L" in addition to "xr650l". I'll ping them both.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,999
Posted By Crocker
46k miles is the reason I'm still on the fence...

46k miles is the reason I'm still on the fence for this one. I just need something cheap that'll last 2-3 years with minimal effort and can do forest roads, easy trails and some extended highway...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 856,656
Posted By Crocker
A couple from thanksgiving weekend. Wife and I...

A couple from thanksgiving weekend. Wife and I hiked out to Monte Cristo with the dogs to enjoy the fresh snow. Love the PNW.
...
Forum: Hacks 11-13-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,615
Posted By Crocker
Awesome pics and story, thanks for sharing.v:D

Awesome pics and story, thanks for sharing.v:D
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 856,656
Posted By Crocker
Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a...

Only been out here a year, but I've done spent a bit of time out in the mountains.

Last trip out to Marmot Pass...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,999
Posted By Crocker
Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I...

Likely looking to get a cheap thumper for now I can learn to ride offroad. Tried offroad a few times with my old BMW, but those were expensive drops and I learned exactly what it means to say a bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-01-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10,426
Views: 2,162,999
Posted By Crocker
I got pretty much the same conversation last...

I got pretty much the same conversation last night from the wife. Instead she told me to go out and buy a bike.

Been without a bike for the last year, cross country move, non-paying tenant on the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,726
Posted By Crocker
too late :lol3 My wife used to hate...

too late :lol3

My wife used to hate goldwings, thought they were big and ugly. She sat on one and thought "wow, this is really nice!" She'll never tell me what to buy, only saying that the back...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 645
Views: 112,726
Posted By Crocker
I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider...

I'll likely be joining the younger wing rider group. I'm 33 and looking to get something cheap I can take the wife with me on trips. Noticed I could get a pretty nice looking 1100 or 1200 for under...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,898
Views: 276,376
Posted By Crocker
I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to...

I'm tempted to go take a look at that just to meet the person behind that disaster.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,767
Posted By Crocker
I agree it's good to support the local dealer if...

I agree it's good to support the local dealer if they're good shop. I get all my parts from Bob's but for I'm not taking it in for scheduled maintenance. I even bought my GS911 from them, used it...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 37,327
Posted By Crocker
You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I...

You know, I hadn't given that one a thought but I think I will. I've been leaning towards selling my oilhead and replacing it with 2 bikes(smaller offroad bike and a more sporty street bike) so I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,427
Posted By Crocker
Yep. I watched the first episode, realized...

Yep.

I watched the first episode, realized it was "reality" tv with manufactured drama and decided not to go any further.

I'll just stick with reading ride reports.
Forum: Road warriors 06-15-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,280
Posted By Crocker
Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it...

Bobs bmw has a used k1300s. Sat on it and it felt real good for me at 6'4" and 240lbs..decided not to test ride as id probably do something financially I shouldnt do right now.

Real nice...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,888
Posted By Crocker
And when he's done setting them straight, there's...

And when he's done setting them straight, there's another group of riders that should be informed they spelled their name wrong
http://machofashion.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/bandidos_mc.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Crocker
$250? :huh

$250? :huh
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,436
Posted By Crocker
8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that...

8 yr old bike, 40k miles, blown engine and that many documented problems...$1200 sounds about right.

Seriously, they're not going to give you what you probably want from the bike. I don't know...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,364
Posted By Crocker
I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert...

I got the same slow ABS flash and general alert light about a week ago. No ABS at least on the rear when I stand on it, haven't "tested" the front but the servos still work fine on my '04.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 980
Posted By Crocker
you know who else wanted framed trail maps. ...

you know who else wanted framed trail maps.

Nazis.


:D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Crocker
yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying...

yeah, those are the bars. I ended up just buying a new set of sw-motech rally bars after nearly cracking the right valve cover after biffing it in some gravel last month.

The bars are silver, my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally...

Thanks kev, Dan and all for a great first rally to attend. I hope to be back and be able to stay till the end next year.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Stopped in front royal to defrost. So...

Stopped in front royal to defrost. So cold...first time I wish I had heated gear.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Crocker
help identifying some crash bars for r1150gs

requesting some help from gspot sages.

I bought these bars last summer from an inmate, never gotten around to installing them. I took off the tank, and while they look like they sort of fit they...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Well..The dude obliges. seriously, if there...

Well..The dude obliges.

seriously, if there is stuff to do I'll pitch in.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
I'll be in for the Friday gravel ride. I...

I'll be in for the Friday gravel ride.

I should be getting in around 5pm on Thursday, figure that'll give me enough time to set up camp, ice the beer and go on a trail run to stretch the legs out...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,429,481
Posted By Crocker
Moto Guzzi Norge. Had a chance to pick one...

Moto Guzzi Norge.

Had a chance to pick one up an 08 last summer, passed and decided to keep my r1150gs.

I've been regretting it ever since that test ride. Nothing wrong with the beemer, it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Did that this past summer when I headed out west,...

Did that this past summer when I headed out west, discovered 14A doing that. A lot easier then though as there were less boring lines to get in the way out there.

Might be time to get a GPS I can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
You guys coming from the north east just taking...

You guys coming from the north east just taking I-81 down? Looking for some more scenic options, time permitting.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Perfect :clap

Perfect :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Spending too much time in CSM, getting burned out...

Spending too much time in CSM, getting burned out from the asshatery and I remember "oh shit, people here ride motorcycles too!"
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-06-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 34,215
Posted By Crocker
Didn't see MD represented yet, so registration...

Didn't see MD represented yet, so registration form has been sent and check in the mail tomorrow morning.


Never been to a rally before, not sure what I just signed up for.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,429
Views: 492,305
Posted By Crocker
One from back this summer during a cross country...

One from back this summer during a cross country trip, took a detour in Wyoming for a few hours here. Having been my first trip off the East Coast in my life, I was blown away by all the open space....
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,753
Views: 1,645,362
Posted By Crocker
damn that's fucking hot, I wish I had the idea or...

damn that's fucking hot, I wish I had the idea or I would've pulled the beak off my '04 and put on some bug eye headlights like I had on my '07 speed triple. maybe some scrambler pipes too
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Crocker
awesome, thanks guys.

awesome, thanks guys.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Crocker
tire mounting in Seattle

Hello all,
Anyone know a shop in Seattle that will mount motorcycle tires you didn't buy from them? Riding out to Seattle next week and was planning on bringing some tires with me to swap out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By Crocker
I've got an 2004gs that I've been wanting to swap...

I've got an 2004gs that I've been wanting to swap to an adventure style single seat. PM me if you want to swap some hardware :D
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