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Forum: The Garage 04-04-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,734
Posted By BeanBoy
I like what PookieBear has to say. And me? I'm a...

I like what PookieBear has to say. And me? I'm a fellow who likes saving old things, whether they be structures, or bicycles, or furniture. I say save the ol' girl and figure some kind of a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 42,800
Posted By BeanBoy
I'm not often on this site, what with a small...

I'm not often on this site, what with a small child and all, but I loved this ride report. The two passages above made me laugh out loud. Congrats on one helluva trip, Joe!
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,463
Views: 1,137,911
Posted By BeanBoy
Klay - I've worked in the bicycle industry on...

Klay -
I've worked in the bicycle industry on and off for more than 10 years, and this is perfect advice (small moto or bicycle), especially is someone is familiar with modern, high-pressure...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,894
Posted By BeanBoy
Hi Steve!

Glad to see you and Dale made it safely! Blasting through NF is a good getaway from the "center of excellence" these days.

Cheers,
Loren
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,700
Posted By BeanBoy
20 degrees

I'm as much of an idiot as CETME, riding his Monster through Ohio in November's cold. Except that I was in the U.P. of Michigan aboard an SV650. No electrics. No windshield.

Amazingly, I met...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-28-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 130,513
Posted By BeanBoy
Although more expensive than tuna, I'm partial to...

Although more expensive than tuna, I'm partial to sardines in mustard sauce. Whenever I make a mid-day stop at a grocery store, I'll buy a tin of those (four or five fish per can) plus a bit of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,595
Posted By BeanBoy
Horton hears a who! I love it. Please keep...

Horton hears a who! I love it. Please keep posting pics from your neck of the woods. It's wonderful!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-14-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 31,973
Posted By BeanBoy
Yoosta be a Yooper

Just sold my house in Negaunee last month. Breaks my heart to leave, especially 'cause Mrs. Beanboy was born and raised there; but I'm only a couple of hours south -- just like all the rest of the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,843
Posted By BeanBoy
+1 on the SV. I bought a 2001 in 2004 with 3,000 ...

+1 on the SV. I bought a 2001 in 2004 with 3,000 miles on the clock for $3k and it has served me very well. I haven't added bags, but there are folks on this site who've added Hepco Becker 30L cases...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By BeanBoy
Sorry you got the short end of the stick,...

Sorry you got the short end of the stick, xrmattaz. My experiences have been nothing but pleasant.
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,769
Posted By BeanBoy
+1 on using Sierra. I have been a regular...

+1 on using Sierra.

I have been a regular customer of Sierra Trading Post for more than a decade now. One thing I've learned over the years is to be extra attentive to the end dates of their...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By BeanBoy
Marquette is home to Northern Michigan...

Marquette is home to Northern Michigan University, and the date you reference is Homecoming weekend. Not much else is going on.
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By BeanBoy
Don't buy it, JJakes. When I bought my Honda...

Don't buy it, JJakes. When I bought my Honda Civic in 2005, I faced the same smarmy offer. And you're right about it increasing dealer profit. Because what they'll likely do with your money is the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By BeanBoy
+1 on queenpdog's reply. Ashland is one of the...

+1 on queenpdog's reply. Ashland is one of the finest small towns in the entire state. If you're already that far north, keep going another 20 miles or so north and visit Bayfield and the Apostle...
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