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Forum: Beasts 10-21-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By G-man17
I am happy to say that I bought my '04 late in...

I am happy to say that I bought my '04 late in '05 and it has never been washed--never. I throw lube on the chain but wash the sucker? Mine is called the Wild Boar and pigs like mud.

A good ride...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By G-man17
I was going to say, all of the Dutch speak...

I was going to say, all of the Dutch speak English. I believe that is because Dutch is so difficult if you aren't born their you can't speak it. :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
I can't go this weekend --soccer season limits my...

I can't go this weekend --soccer season limits my weekend traveling. I am interested in the Toys for tots run. Also, would like to get a small group interested in going to Sturgis before it gets...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Today I was coming back from my son's soccer game...

Today I was coming back from my son's soccer game in crystal lake and there was a guy on a camo painted BMW--who is this guy? Are you on here?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Guys sorry can't ride today--something came up at...

Guys sorry can't ride today--something came up at work that I have to take care of. I'll be there on the next one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
+1

+1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
On the road on Sat. 10: a.m. or later for me, I...

On the road on Sat. 10: a.m. or later for me, I have one early morning obligation.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
What time are you leaving and from where? I...

What time are you leaving and from where?

I could ride after 10 on Sat. Leaving from the the Lake Forest Oasis would work.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-21-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Let me see what I can swing on getting vacation...

Let me see what I can swing on getting vacation days--I have plenty just gotta find a way to use e. But I would be up for such a ride.
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,760
Posted By G-man17
I took the badges off my bike but screwed it up...

I took the badges off my bike but screwed it up and removed the paint. I sprayed on some paint for now but intend to have it painted a non-vstrom blue. Then I am going to have some boars painted on...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,916
Views: 337,648
Posted By G-man17
Folks I want to give Dennis here some props. ...

Folks I want to give Dennis here some props. Others on the board have said it but I am very happy to add my voice to the chorus. Great job Dennis, the jacket fits great. I was concerned about the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,169
Posted By G-man17
Glad to hear you speak so highly of the bike. the...

Glad to hear you speak so highly of the bike. the '09s in black and burgundy look beautiful.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,169
Posted By G-man17
Yes, but if I am correct--and I have no worries...

Yes, but if I am correct--and I have no worries that people here will not, if necessary correct me--the BMW K gets 10 more miles per gallon.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,169
Posted By G-man17
I love the look of this bike and i want to buy it...

I love the look of this bike and i want to buy it very badly but the mileage--and now tires--are giving me great pause. 3 sets of tires in 9,000 mis. That is one expensive bike.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,232
Posted By G-man17
The bike looks great. It looks like a great...

The bike looks great. It looks like a great value as well and has gotten awesome reivews, but, until now, I haven't "spoken" to anyone that has owned one. If your in my neighborhood again please...
Forum: Americas 09-05-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
She sure sounds like a keeper. Don't tell us...

She sure sounds like a keeper. Don't tell us that the only thing she was putting into that half was sexy lingerie--I am not sure the collective heads here can handle that. Ride safe and bring us...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,232
Posted By G-man17
Thanks for adding the pics. I have toyed with...

Thanks for adding the pics. I have toyed with the idea of buying this bike. I love the look of it. I am just concerned that it will not meaure up to my mental imgaes. I have asked a couple of...
Forum: Americas 09-04-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
If you get on the Merit when it is open whew that...

If you get on the Merit when it is open whew that is a fun ride. I used to love to ride up there and just enjoy it.
Forum: Americas 09-04-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
Absolutely right. 95 through CT:baldy :baldy...

Absolutely right. 95 through CT:baldy :baldy :puke2 :snore

Watch the Merrit though for folks from the Midwest it is twisty and can be very fast--two lanes and in most cases minimal shoulder and...
Forum: Americas 09-04-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
My ride up was good--weather wise. (I keep...

My ride up was good--weather wise. (I keep thinking about posting a report but am not surr.) The ride back was rain, rain and more rain. Lot's of constuction and accident delays both ways and that...
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,232
Posted By G-man17
Gentlemen, I hate to say it but this thread...

Gentlemen,

I hate to say it but this thread is useless without pics.
Forum: Americas 09-03-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
Wish I had known you were going--could have...

Wish I had known you were going--could have caught a meal somewhere together.
Forum: Americas 09-03-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By G-man17
I just did a similar trip Libertyville to...

I just did a similar trip Libertyville to Montreal and back. I did this in four days. There is a tremendous amount of construction which slowed me down. 400 mis per day is not bad--is your wife...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By G-man17
Not twice as long--though. :lol3

Not twice as long--though. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By G-man17
OEM there is an online suzuki dealer the '04-06...

OEM there is an online suzuki dealer the '04-06 chain is $80 the '07-'08 chain is $160 just curious if there is a real diffference in the chains.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By G-man17
Strommers I am replacing the chain on my '04...

Strommers I am replacing the chain on my '04 after 17K. I noticed their is a large price differentail for the chain on the newer models, curious as to why?
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 861
Posted By G-man17
We gotta figure out a way to change this...

We gotta figure out a way to change this situation here in Chicago area.
Forum: Equipment 09-02-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By G-man17
My Jesse's have always leaked in really hard...

My Jesse's have always leaked in really hard rains. I don't believe it is the gaskets I believe that the mounts leak. This only happens when the bike is standing still so I have always used the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
You make it home Pistola?? Just checking on the...

You make it home Pistola?? Just checking on the crew.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Hey there was a reported siting of a GS on the...

Hey there was a reported siting of a GS on the side of the road today on the way to our meeting spot--was that you GSFletch??
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2008, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Gentlemen - no worries on the lunch. I just...

Gentlemen - no worries on the lunch. I just wanted to make sure you owed me so that we would have to ride again. An act of complete selfishness I assure you.

Fall colors ride?? You can bet on it....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Guys I am home I hope you all get back safe. ...

Guys I am home I hope you all get back safe. Great ride. We will have to do it again.

JT I got your voice message when I got home --sorry we missed you. Next time for sure.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-31-2008, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Tell Becki no worries at all. I could see she...

Tell Becki no worries at all. I could see she was surpised but she also seemed quite touched--so all good. Yes we are riding tomorrow, and I would guess we will make up to your neighboorhood. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
JT it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife! ...

JT it was a pleasure to meet you and your wife! The band sounds awesome :thumb Let me know if your in the neghiborhood again--until then, rubber side down. :wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Space, man, you need space!!! I have now come to...

Space, man, you need space!!! I have now come to that comclusion on bicycles. Maybe some day on Motorcycles.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
You're either rich or poor--because dude, you got...

You're either rich or poor--because dude, you got a lot a bikes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Quadruple checking I believe that is. Well I...

Quadruple checking I believe that is. Well I hope to ride Monday. First game of the tournament went well for my son's team they won 5-2. I want to ride but gotta be the dad--championship is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
Also anyone interested, I have four tickets to...

Also anyone interested, I have four tickets to the Brewers vs. Mets at Miller Park for Sunday at 1:00 or so. PM me--they are first come first serve. The best way to get them would be, if you don't...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9,290
Views: 3,676,873
Posted By G-man17
He doesn't understand that one of the duties of...

He doesn't understand that one of the duties of the V-Strom Collective is to console the widows and make sure the bikes are ridden---or do I have tha backwards? :rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-27-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 16,026
Views: 791,438
Posted By G-man17
The guy that made those was a genius.

The guy that made those was a genius.
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