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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-22-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
That was Awesome!

Thank you all for welcoming me to Laurel Fork. I had a wonderful time. The food was great, the riding was excellent, the people even better.

I don't think I have ever eaten that much pork in a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By RedInTheShed
Some good ideas

I'm already on the CDSR site...that's how I found my GSA. Very happy with it so far. Just want to get some good off road experience. Tips make this better. If any big bikes are going off road,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14,331
Views: 691,710
Posted By RedInTheShed
Dirt

I want to get more comfortable in the dirt...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 57,892
Posted By RedInTheShed
Great/Bummer

Great you are doing it again...
Bummer it is in CO. I don't seem myself getting out there. I was really hoping to have something in this area. If you decide to do it in this area again....

And...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 57,892
Posted By RedInTheShed
Do it Again! DO IT AGAIN!!!!

Any chance you all want to do this again? I could really use some instruction, and your weekend looks like LOADS of fun!

Red
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14,331
Views: 691,710
Posted By RedInTheShed
I'm in...

If you are willing to help a knewby like me ... When you riding in the Chicago area?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14,331
Views: 691,710
Posted By RedInTheShed
Big Bike Training

I posted this in the regional site:

Does anyone know of an Adventure Training Class or instructor in or around northern Illinois? I recently bought a GSA and want to put it to good use. To do so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By RedInTheShed
Training Videos.

That helps. Thanks.

Do you have a preferred title? Especially for someone on a big bike like the GSA?

What about online videos? Have any links with a good combination of techniques and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By RedInTheShed
Adventure Bike Training? - Northern Illinois

Does anyone know of an Adventure Training Class or instructor in or around northern Illinois? I recently bought a GSA and want to put it to good use. To do so I would do well to get some training. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-19-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 732,193
Posted By RedInTheShed
Love this!

I'd been wondering how I might do something like this. I just thought it would be a bit too awkward to drive with. Let us know how it feels on the road.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-15-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,738
Views: 732,193
Posted By RedInTheShed
Cool2 25 degrees, no heated nuttin!

Sunny, but 25 degree day in the Chicago area, car is acting up and I had errands to run... What to do? Well, I should put on my cold weather gear and ride-after all there is no bad weather, just bad...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-13-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Midwest Transport Co.

So, all you people who are riding are trying to convince me to trailer it so I can bring the stuff you don't want to! Smart!!

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Don't Know

I might ride all the way... I might trailer the bike. I'm just not sure yet. It is a long haul and would be safer in a car. Given it will be my first long distance ride....... ever....... I think...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 02-12-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,416
Posted By RedInTheShed
Translating them on the Web

I found the following website helpful: http://www.gpsvisualizer.com

I saved the files from the ride to my computer. Then went to the website. About halfway down there is a "Choose File" button. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Chitown to wva and back

Let me know if u need a ride to Ohio.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
More entertainment

You think that's fun, wait till you see me crawling into my hamock tent, in the rain, drunk from drinking several beers watching my brother put knobbies on his GS. :lol3:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Thanks

For the advice. I was wondering about tires. I need wonder no longer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Bilt

I noticed the pants run a bit big, too. The zipper is opposite, too. But the quality seems good, in my limited experience. I got a rain/winter/summer jacket and pants, a pair of cheap gloves, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
What Todd Said

He pretty much hit the nail on the head. Loved riding his GS.

I bought the Jeep as a 4x4 bike -- take the top off and take it airborn. And I did just that a few times... but it was not a bike....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
Boots are awesome!

SplitslaneslikeMOSES, love the boots! Thanks. I wear a large size 12. The boots are a small 13. So, they work perfectly especially since I like to put on heavy socks when riding in the cold......
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
The Brothers Zacker Ride... again

Yeah, I'm very excited. It will be great to ride with you all. Todd has said so much about you all.

I bought a 2008 GS Adventure. It should be interesting cuz I'm out of practice, at best. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-31-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 65,634
Posted By RedInTheShed
+1

Venturing in from Chi-town for my first dual sport event. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 42,560
Posted By RedInTheShed
Illinois member

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