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Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
I'll be happy to extend a hand your way if I see...

I'll be happy to extend a hand your way if I see you.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
Dude, I said good luck. Not break a leg. I hope...

Dude, I said good luck. Not break a leg. I hope everything goes back together well enough that you get another shot at this thing.
Forum: Americas 06-05-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
It's go time! Thought I was leaving earlier...

It's go time! Thought I was leaving earlier today, however things didn't go quite according to plan. So I'll be heading to visit some family about hundred miles away tonight, and see if I can't...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
I'm getting excited! I just finished the last of...

I'm getting excited! I just finished the last of the pre trip bike maintenance. Did the wheel bearings, cush drive bearing, the seals for both of those as well as the drive rubbers. I've got fresh...
Forum: Americas 06-01-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,173
Posted By wingnut11
Because the right tires make it easier to find...

Because the right tires make it easier to find good camping, by good I mean free and secluded. That means I usually start and finish my days on an unpaved road or rough two track in a national forest...
Forum: Alaska 05-30-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 511
Posted By wingnut11
Do you have anymore info about that? Like a...

Do you have anymore info about that? Like a location or something. If it isn't too far out of my way I'd be inclined to go looking for it when I'm up there.
Forum: Alaska 05-29-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
B29
Views: 511
Posted By wingnut11
Neat, looks awesome up there. But I clicked this...

Neat, looks awesome up there. But I clicked this thread thinking I was going to see a super fortress.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 821
Posted By wingnut11
They are fairly hard so they do take some time to...

They are fairly hard so they do take some time to scrub in. But I know you're leaving about a week behind me, so you're getting short on prep time. Since I've got to run to the store soon I'll try to...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-25-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,815
Posted By wingnut11
Yeah smoking is bad for you, but man what I...

Yeah smoking is bad for you, but man what I wouldn't give for a pack of 555s.
Forum: Americas 05-24-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,734
Posted By wingnut11
Yosemite is one of the coolest places I've ever...

Yosemite is one of the coolest places I've ever seen. That said I think a week is just too short of a time to get out there, enjoy things and then ride back.
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 37,577
Posted By wingnut11
E10 Dakar

Guess what showed up on my front step today. A fresh E10 Dakar front to throw on my strom for my Alaska trip. I've never run one of these before, so I guess this trip will be a good test. Thanks for...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,637
Posted By wingnut11
One dog, two cats, same situation.

One dog, two cats, same situation.
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,637
Posted By wingnut11
It's a pretty nice bag, especially if you're the...

It's a pretty nice bag, especially if you're the type that flops around while you sleep.
Forum: Americas 05-18-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By wingnut11
Just a couple things. Are you going to wear the...

Just a couple things. Are you going to wear the backpack? I know it's kind of a personal comfort thing, but I tried that years ago and my back just can't take a big backpack on the bike all day. A 2L...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20,758
Views: 932,047
Posted By wingnut11
Take the bike, you know you want to. I bet there...

Take the bike, you know you want to. I bet there is some cool riding in Idaho.
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By wingnut11
I'll be running the TKC front and E07 rear when I...

I'll be running the TKC front and E07 rear when I go up there this summer. I've got a slightly used K60 front that I could use, it most certainly has enough tread to do the miles. But I think when...
Forum: Americas 05-07-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By wingnut11
+1 on posts 10 and 11. Especially the part about...

+1 on posts 10 and 11. Especially the part about ditching some of those clothes. You ain't going to fashion week, you're taking a cross country motorcycle trip. People will expect you have at least a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20,758
Views: 932,047
Posted By wingnut11
Hey LonEagle, I was just in your neighborhood...

Hey LonEagle, I was just in your neighborhood yesterday and it made me wonder how your master link is holding up.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20,758
Views: 932,047
Posted By wingnut11
Sure do, but it's not as well traveled as I'd...

Sure do, but it's not as well traveled as I'd like.
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 125,744
Posted By wingnut11
+1 I've had a friend show up for a month long...

+1
I've had a friend show up for a month long trip with two weeks of dried and canned food on the bike. I tried to explain it to him and he still wouldn't leave any of it behind. I do think he has...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By wingnut11
Here, have a look at this....

Here, have a look at this. http://mynorth.com/2010/09/guide-to-a-scenic-michigan-getaway-m-119-tunnel-of-trees-in-harbor-springs/
Second, forget about the lake express. Try this instead....
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
Based on the selection I'd take the Staika and...

Based on the selection I'd take the Staika and the flat tarp. At the end of a day a tent that goes up fast is much appreciated, especially if you've done it everyday for the last week and will be...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 70,034
Posted By wingnut11
Well I had my last meeting about my time off this...

Well I had my last meeting about my time off this week. I couldn't get the six weeks I asked for, I'm really disappointed. I guess I shouldn't complain because I did get 4 weeks. It's not enough time...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20,758
Views: 932,047
Posted By wingnut11
I've got one just like pictured a couple posts...

I've got one just like pictured a couple posts above this. If you are close enough to the cities (not normally an issue, but I had to pick up some on call this weekend so I could get off of work for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12,626
Views: 747,428
Posted By wingnut11
Just show up at the specified place and time and...

Just show up at the specified place and time and you shall be welcomed. They even let me in on the rare occasion I can come to one of these.
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6,386
Views: 826,025
Posted By wingnut11
Re-fixed

Re-fixed
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By wingnut11
Strange coincidence that you say aneurysm. I had...

Strange coincidence that you say aneurysm. I had an uncle kick it from one of those at 53, he was one of the people I was thinking of that didn't make it to retirement. Anyway thanks for wishing me...
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By wingnut11
I already know my answers to those questions,...

I already know my answers to those questions, have for many years. I watched too many older relatives kick the bucket before retirement or make it that far and be too used up to really do anything...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,235
Posted By wingnut11
Well I'm not quite in the same situation as you...

Well I'm not quite in the same situation as you are in. But I'll tell you where I'm at with it. I was thinking this would be the year I finally bought my own house. I also happen to have 6 weeks of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,289
Posted By wingnut11
Wait you not only got better pie, but you got...

Wait you not only got better pie, but you got scooter girls too? :fyyff
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 19,289
Posted By wingnut11
Bump! Well I've got some pie but because I've...

Bump! Well I've got some pie but because I've been sort of lazy today it's just mediocre pie from perkins. But I did get 3 pieces, 3 flavors. Happy Pi day.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 250,150
Posted By wingnut11
He took the picture. It should be here...

He took the picture.

It should be here somewhere. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=533442
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,596
Posted By wingnut11
How about just folding the back seats down and...

How about just folding the back seats down and setting up in the back of the wagon? Maybe it's not going to be supremely comfortable, but it would give you a dry place to sleep that doesn't really...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 151,871
Posted By wingnut11
You know I had a much longer more technical reply...

You know I had a much longer more technical reply typed up, but I decided it's just easier to say this.

You can have that if you want it, but you'll pay for it. Some way somehow to someone.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 151,871
Posted By wingnut11
Rereading it now makes more sense. Sorry if you...

Rereading it now makes more sense. Sorry if you took it how I intended it, because I misunderstood what you meant. With that in mind I'd think that having two cylinders next to each other would be...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,929
Posted By wingnut11
What are these mods you speak of? I haven't seen...

What are these mods you speak of? I haven't seen anything about it, so if you have a link I'd appreciate it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 151,871
Posted By wingnut11
It could? How? Seriously, how would they go about...

It could? How? Seriously, how would they go about that? You want them do do what exactly. Do you want them to use hydraulic lifters? If you want that the heads will need to be redesigned and they...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-27-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,077
Posted By wingnut11
That's a front page photo.

That's a front page photo.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-19-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,525
Posted By wingnut11
Thanks for the background info. I think the shirt...

Thanks for the background info. I think the shirt is funny. Part of that is my friend and I call our riding gear a cosmonaut suit. The other part is the goofy look the design has as well as a cartoon...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20,758
Views: 932,047
Posted By wingnut11
Yikes! I didn't know you were that desperate to...

Yikes! I didn't know you were that desperate to stay warm.
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