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    Sticky: Is there a local "Truck-Stop" or roadside "Rest...

    Is there a local "Truck-Stop" or roadside "Rest Area" in your area that you can ride to and snap a picture of your bike next to "ANY" 18-wheeler. I can't believe this tag has gone on as long as it...
  2. Thread: New bike

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    roger that. i am not a small guy at 6'6" and...

    roger that. i am not a small guy at 6'6" and 230lbs and my NC hauls me around the woods like a champ! Granted it is not a WR250r, but the WR is no NC either! I believe you'll be happy with the NC's...
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    Sticky: Made a quick couple of hundred mile ride over to...

    Made a quick couple of hundred mile ride over to Othello Wa and meet up with "Rainier". Great to finally meet him and he sold me a nice Aprilla shock for my NC that he was not going to use. Too bad...
  4. Thread: New bike

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    Hey HC welcome to the Ride! When i scored my NC...

    Hey HC welcome to the Ride! When i scored my NC last year it too had low miles, 1702 to be exact. I have been doing a lot of off road riding lately and have found the NC to be an amazing torq...
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    Sticky: I was E/B on I-90 this evening shortly before...

    I was E/B on I-90 this evening shortly before 6:10 pm when i spotted a Red/Black motorcycle with touring bags, rider wearing mostly black and had a white helmet in the slow lane. As i gained on it...
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    Hey Sas, I have never had any trouble when i...

    Hey Sas, I have never had any trouble when i travel with the bike and my gear that i have left on it. (no one does until they do right!?).

    if i am just taking a break and am away from the bike a...
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    Sticky: 4pm= I'm off from work and gearing up to head...

    4pm= I'm off from work and gearing up to head back up to the "No Tell'em Ridge" with the GoPro to see if i can grab/catch a shot of those Elk again! :{)

    7pm= I'm back. I did get some great GoPro...
  8. Thread: Shinko 705

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    Oh yes, they do not like Tar Snakes and neither...

    Oh yes, they do not like Tar Snakes and neither did my Conti-Motions. I nearly dumped the NC wearing Conti's on a section of Tar Snakes coming down the Lewiston grade and almost took the scenic route...
  9. Fuzzy, that is hilarious ans well said Sir... I...

    Fuzzy, that is hilarious ans well said Sir... I too have been kicking that idea around. It just looks so cool and i'll bet it is a blast to ride, but as you have mentioned, i too can not afford to be...
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    Sticky: Yup, they do take a little getting use to but man...

    Yup, they do take a little getting use to but man i like mine a lot.

    Today i beat mine up pretty bad on some horrible shale/rocky mountain roads(i'm headed back here later this week and i will...
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    Well done Greg, and to echo what others have...

    Well done Greg, and to echo what others have already said.. Thank you for taking the time to write up such a great RR and sharing it with all of us! In the 80's i lived in Tucson and went down to...
  12. cool bike, nice test. :{)

    cool bike, nice test. :{)
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    Sticky: winding roads

    Junkie..i lived just outside of Red Bluff(Gerber) in the 70's. I had forgotten that road was there. haha, good to see it posted, when i get down in that area again i'll have to ride it!
    :{)
  14. Hey Don, the links are no longer active... :{P

    Hey Don, the links are no longer active... :{P
  15. Thread: Dino test

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    very interesting to know. I felt it about that...

    very interesting to know. I felt it about that rpm as that is what it likes when i pull long mountain passes, fully loaded with all of my camping/touring gear. You can tell/feel quickly where an...
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    Kudos to you Tacoman, I am genuinely impressed...

    Kudos to you Tacoman, I am genuinely impressed sir! How did the DCT function for you, i'm presuming you used the daylights out of the manual over-ride in an attempt to force the downshifts...? I do...
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    man those tires look like they held up well, got...

    man those tires look like they held up well, got some good lookin' wear on'em...sticky! :{)
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    Sticky: Here are a couple of pics from yesterdays ride. ...

    Here are a couple of pics from yesterdays ride. :{)

    On FS1013 looking north at Canada, about 2 miles away!
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    Sticky: Man that white looks sharp Spads! I found a 100...

    Man that white looks sharp Spads! I found a 100 mile stretch of road over here(Hwy12-a section of the Lewis & Clark trail) that runs from Lolo Montana to Lewiston Idaho and it is literally 100 miles...
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    Sticky: Nope NC, you grab a pic of your NC and your Truck...

    Nope NC, you grab a pic of your NC and your Truck and post it man!!! I'm about ready to go find another truck myself and grab the tag again haha! :{)
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    Sticky: yesterday i took a nice 200+ mile ride and...

    yesterday i took a nice 200+ mile ride and visited WildCat4f while he was out camping(not with his NC-so i scolded him) haha. Beautiful day, storm clouds rolled in as i was near the Canadian border...
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    You found a good price on those! 120/70-17"-...

    You found a good price on those!

    120/70-17"- $77.00 120/70R-17 Shinko 705 Series Dual Sport Front Tire | eBay

    140/80-17"- $65.00 140/80-17 Shinko 705 Series Dual Sport Front/Rear Tire |...
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    Super cool Tacoman, excited for you! It is all...

    Super cool Tacoman, excited for you! It is all about corner speed, then the straights take care of themselves! :{)
  24. Thread: MotoSkivees

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    Good to know Hank, thanks. I see Duluth is also...

    Good to know Hank, thanks. I see Duluth is also running a %15 off right now and offer 1yr returns if you don't like them or feel they don't work well for you! I have a new Duluth store that just...
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    Sticky: Nice going Spads, i like that and for...

    Nice going Spads, i like that and for -$25.00....Very Nice! I might just do that myself as i've been thinking of changing mine to RED, or maybe BLACK(for awhile at least).
    :{)
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