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Offline Red01

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #75 on: December 31, 2007, 01:15:09 PM »
 :welcome: GP!

I know St H is a lot closer to you, but have you ever been up the Mt Baker Hwy?  If you like St H, you'll like that one, too... and it was just repaved a couple of years ago and it's not nearly as bumpy as the roads around St H.
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #76 on: December 31, 2007, 09:52:22 PM »
OK guys...it's starting to sound like there are a few more interested PNW guys this year...we should start planning a PNW Bandit ride soon. I will have lots of time and energy for making trips this year, and other than the big yearly ride with my Cranbrook buddies, I am hoping to make several trips to the west this year.

I want to do St Helens from both sides, Mt Baker, the roads around Ranier that I haven't done (still a bunch according to my DH book) and likely Vancouver Island. My buddy Steve (Concours 14) has moved to Nanaimo from Vernon, so I need to go farther west.

Cargo7 is game for any PNW rides this year (after standing us up in '06 over a little snow!!)...so let's start committing to an early season ride...maybe early May? Who's game?

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #77 on: December 31, 2007, 10:15:30 PM »
I haven't done Baker .. I guess i will put that on my list for this year ( I get 5 weeks vacation   :taz: ) ..more than willing to go on a one day ride ( I only have Saturdays and Tuesdays off) ...so any sat when there is no ice on the road( or if anything lines up with a vaction day/week...i..I am willing ...gotta warn ya ...I don't go slow in the twisties....really looking forward to riding with some guys that aren't afraid to lean it over  ( I was whacking tree limbs with my shoulder  coming down St Helens last time :) 
 I want someone to put me in my place( so far my friend on his Hayabusa and a guy I met last summer on his 14 conny couldn't keep up ) ..not bragging ..I know there are 100,000 guys out there that can hand me my lunch ...I just want to meet some of them so I can learn ...

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #78 on: January 02, 2008, 12:58:32 PM »
Certainly up for a day ride in the St Helens area. A bit limited on free time and saturdays are best but keep this post current with lots of rides and I will be able to participate
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #79 on: January 03, 2008, 11:52:49 PM »
the roads around Ranier that I haven't done (still a bunch according to my DH book)
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 the back side of Rainer ( sunrise ...is a blast , I did it 2 years ago on my PC 800..can't wait to do it on the Bandit ...last year it was closed ...hope it opens

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #80 on: April 02, 2012, 03:54:54 PM »
Hello everyone!  Glad I finally found a bandit forum.  I picked up a 2001 bandit 1200 about a month ago and am really enjoying it.  Look foreword to further perusing the site some more.

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #81 on: April 02, 2012, 03:56:52 PM »
Hey sefninja

Welcome aboard. I always liked the Red 2001. One of my favourite colours.
Paul
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #82 on: April 02, 2012, 11:24:43 PM »
Welcome aboard!!

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #83 on: April 03, 2012, 01:30:04 AM »
Naked goodness! Still one of my favorite bikes of all time. Welcome.

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #84 on: April 10, 2012, 03:03:10 PM »
 :welcome:  I sold a 2001 B12 about a month ago... but it was a S model and not thru CL.  I started missing it immediately - even though I hadn't ridden her in more than 6 months.
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #85 on: April 10, 2012, 06:40:49 PM »
Yeah, that's the problem, as soon as you sell something like this, you really miss them.  That's why I still have my 84 V65 Sabre.
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #86 on: April 11, 2012, 09:20:49 AM »
this is off topic but I was just going to see if RED01 was doing a comparo after having the c14 this long. what he likes bout both.  got a smashed sabre and couple magnas in shed, all victims of alcoholism. thought v65s had a shake, was probly me.  Welcome to forum nice lookin scooter.  I,ve read somewhere that red bandits are the fastest.  not a theory but a proven fact.   :welcome:      g
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #87 on: April 12, 2012, 12:14:12 AM »
  I,ve read somewhere that red bandits are the fastest.  not a theory but a proven fact.   :welcome:      g

My lil red B4 thinks she's the fastest. I don't have the heart to tell her otherwise.  :grin:

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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #88 on: April 12, 2012, 07:23:31 AM »
Andrew; If you have luck convincing females they are wrong your the man.
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Re: PNW rider's check-in thread
« Reply #89 on: December 27, 2015, 05:10:27 AM »
Greetings! I live in Portland, OR. I joined recently since I am in the process of repairing and doing a semi-restoration on a neglected 1991 GSF400.



In my spare time, I have a 1992 Suzuki Goose 350, and a 1997 DR350, for which I have both dual sport and supermoto guise.  :grin:





Hope to see you guys around!