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Forum: Hacks 09-30-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,670
Posted By John_Mann
who is that handsome devil on the far...

who is that handsome devil on the far right?...and are his boots full of water?:D
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2008, 07:49 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 30,594
Posted By John_Mann
Did I learn anything? Absolutely! Next time I...

Did I learn anything? Absolutely! Next time I will net turn around and go back , Sheryl can walk!<o:p></o:p>
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Donnie,

Here is what you need to learn..."Which side your bread is...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,036
Posted By John_Mann
$1789.23 to be exact see avatar and be very...

$1789.23 to be exact see avatar and be very careful in Mississippi
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 31,036
Posted By John_Mann
Same exact thing happened to me on the TransAm...

Same exact thing happened to me on the TransAm trail. Hopefully its the starter but Im guessing its the flywheel. Good Luck!!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By John_Mann
Hey Jeff A buddy of mine down here in...

Hey Jeff

A buddy of mine down here in Carbondale has one he may want to turn loose of if your interested?..
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By John_Mann
Well it looks like I too just got hit by the...

Well it looks like I too just got hit by the failing cannister issue. The tank is completely sucked in on the left side. I pulled the tank and have it at the paintless dent removal shop...Im not...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,935
Posted By John_Mann
I rode my GS on the TN and Mississippi portions,...

I rode my GS on the TN and Mississippi portions, very doable on a GS. Watch for deep water and slick rocks. I did the AR, OK and NM portions on a KLR, in my opinion the perfect bike for this...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By John_Mann
Lost Key

Well I have lost the one and only key to my '02 adventure. I looked hi and low for a key code, and called the original dealer...all with no luck. Surely I'm not the only one who has done...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By John_Mann
I have a love hate relationship with FIRST...

I have a love hate relationship with FIRST GEAR..Let me say first that I have ridden in torrential downpours and temperature ranges from -10 to 85+ and have been relatively comfortable and definately...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By John_Mann
Interesting Ride Report (Not Mine)

I found this link over at the KLR board it is very interesting...I hope it has not been posted here before...if so just ignore it.


http://www.myownlittleserver.us/chernobyl/
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By John_Mann
Well after all my ranting and raving I decided to...

Well after all my ranting and raving I decided to give FG one more chance. I sent them a less than nice email this morning and within 1 hour received a personal reply. It sounds as though they are...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2006, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By John_Mann
I wish I would have known all this before I...

I wish I would have known all this before I bought FG. The one time I scrimp to save a buck it bites me in the ass. I will be ordering the Darien stuff tomorrow. I should have known better... ...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By John_Mann
First Gear Kilimanjaro Zipper Problems

I bought this jacket about 1 year ago, and it has been an outstanding piece, with the exception of the zippers. I have broken the zipper pull on 4 of the closures. This happened on my H/T overpants...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,936
Posted By John_Mann
Laugh I think I will get one of these!!

I think I will get one of these!!
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,936
Posted By John_Mann
Nice report Mark...I still cringe at the water...

Nice report Mark...I still cringe at the water pic though hahahah Oh well all better now..in fact Im riding the GS 99% of the time now, sold my cage and Im 2 wheelin only!! A blistering 34 degrees...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,706
Posted By John_Mann
Excellent Mark!!

Excellent Mark!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,706
Posted By John_Mann
P.S. When do we leave on the next one? Hmm...

P.S. When do we leave on the next one?

Hmm Im thinking mid-June...right Mark:D
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,706
Posted By John_Mann
As Mark and I were blasting down I-55 toward...

As Mark and I were blasting down I-55 toward Donnies house at 80mph, I was thinking "what other vehicle would allow you to ride freeway speeds somewhat comfortably...and still be able to take the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By John_Mann
I will give that a try..Thanks for the quick reply

I will give that a try..Thanks for the quick reply
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-19-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By John_Mann
Mapsource problems with 276c

I just got some route information (.gdb file) from a buddy of mine, we are both using the same version of mapsource CitySelect...it loads fine into the computer and sends to the GPS right...but when...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,030
Posted By John_Mann
Well when I was single I had alot of...

Well when I was single I had alot of irresponsible fun on my old Shovelhead..it still sits in my garage ready to go at anytime but rarely gets ridden. I have had the bike for so long it would be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,259
Posted By John_Mann
I think I was there "very wet" and soon to be...

I think I was there "very wet" and soon to be $3800 dollars more broke..Did you find a PIAA grill in the water by chance?
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 37,305
Posted By John_Mann
Looks great guys!!! Looking closely at the...

Looks great guys!!! Looking closely at the pictures because 3 of us are leaving on the 20th to ride AR,OK and NM. Can't wait to get started Keep em coming!:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,979
Posted By John_Mann
I was riding down a road in MS on the TransAm...

I was riding down a road in MS on the TransAm Trail on my GS when we ran acrosss a flooded rode. I could see the other side and the terrain was flat as a pancake so I decided to go on thru well, the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2006, 07:41 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 119,959
Posted By John_Mann
This is the greatest ride report I have ever...

This is the greatest ride report I have ever read!!!:clap Your writing skills are awesome!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2006, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,409
Posted By John_Mann
Hey I live in Carbondale....The Illinois version!!

Hey I live in Carbondale....The Illinois version!!
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By John_Mann
Thanks Guys...Gottem Ordered!!

Thanks Guys...Gottem Ordered!!
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By John_Mann
PIAA Grills

I recently lost one of my grills to my PIAA's..anyone know where to get a replacement?
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2006, 07:20 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 263,326
Posted By John_Mann
I knew I should have quit my job when Mark...

I knew I should have quit my job when Mark called!!!:pimp
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2006, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,909
Posted By John_Mann
Looks like a great ride!!!! You and bigdog are...

Looks like a great ride!!!! You and bigdog are going to have a great time on the TAT....I have my resignation letter in front of me...I just have to sign it and Im packed and meeting you guys in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
Hopefully we will get out today for some more...

Hopefully we will get out today for some more riding and pictures!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
Meet dog 753.... ...

Meet dog 753....

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/dog.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/train.jpg

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/train.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
Great little store in Ozark...they have the best...

Great little store in Ozark...they have the best smoked turkey sandwiches in Southern Illinois, 6.7 gallons of gas.... still not cheap.

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/gas.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
Couldn't resist ...

Couldn't resist

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/wheelie.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/rock.jpg

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/rock.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
We saw this "Not so little" black snake as we...

We saw this "Not so little" black snake as we were turning around

http://www.fitymi.com/New%20Folder/snake.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
I had just ridden this old RR bed a few weeks...

I had just ridden this old RR bed a few weeks ago...unfortunately we have had so much rain that the trail was too flooded to cross...I have had bad luck with water crossing the last couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
This looks really flat..."It wasn't"...In fact it...

This looks really flat..."It wasn't"...In fact it was so rough, I had to go back down and try it one more time just to make sure I took the right line:wink: ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,258
Posted By John_Mann
Getting a little better...Wife decided take a...

Getting a little better...Wife decided take a break and get some pix, I am pretty sure the rocks and mud might have been making her a bit uncomfortable.
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