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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20,075
Views: 836,697
Posted By Kelvininin
Think round about are bad in US and Europe. ...

Think round about are bad in US and Europe.

Try middle eastern roundabouts. I spent 13 months in Kuwait for work. Kuwaities are terrible drivers, in roundabouts they are down right deadly, and...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12,405
Views: 701,226
Posted By Kelvininin
Hi Everybody. We moved to MN in July of...

Hi Everybody.

We moved to MN in July of last year from WA. Any way after moving across the country, buying a house, surviving the holidays, and our 14 month old bringing weekly sickness home...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
My job is going to be in Chanhassen, my beautiful...

My job is going to be in Chanhassen, my beautiful and extremely smart wife will be working at the University of Minnesota in downtown Minneapolis. We are staying with family in Brooklyn Park. We...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Made it! We are now working on finding a house. ...

Made it! We are now working on finding a house. Going to do some commuting test runs to feel things out. It will probably be another month or two before we are established enough to host a Q.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Kelvininin
Thanks for entertaining me!!! I had to chance...

Thanks for entertaining me!!! I had to chance to shake down my rig and expand my skills. It was great meeting you two!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By Kelvininin
Hookie Ride Friday 6/6

I am riding tomorrow, haven't figured out the details. Planing a mix of pavement and forest service, anyone interested?

I live in Shoreline WA
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Hope you like hoppy beer, I don't drink that...

Hope you like hoppy beer, I don't drink that dirty water crap like bud or coors.

http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/dd/dd79450c3e00f1426b510b733d721dba8542ccc16215f694edc1c31638784ab1.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
That brewery looks pretty awesome! The...

That brewery looks pretty awesome!

The Chanhassen job offers me a pretty unique opportunity to develop a skill set I have only begun to dabble in, its a departure from what I have done for the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
I don't do pie.... Not because I don't like pie,...

I don't do pie.... Not because I don't like pie, but because I would rather devote those calories to... Beer. Which I prefer to pie.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Your Brisket is cute... Is that from one of them...

Your Brisket is cute... Is that from one of them Pygmy cows?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
I prefer honest feedback, that's how I make my...

I prefer honest feedback, that's how I make my food great!

Lie to me and no soup for you!

Preview of coming attractions.
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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
I bet the brisket out of my smoker is better......

I bet the brisket out of my smoker is better... Willing to prove it too. :freaky
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Hmmmm... How about some background? I can fit 4...

Hmmmm... How about some background? I can fit 4 12 packs in the right side bag.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Very compelling reasons... The Vodka will help...

Very compelling reasons... The Vodka will help with the commute.

Building isn't on the docket, I am hoping to locate, purchase, and move into a house within 2 to 4 weeks of arriving in town. ...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Family is in Brooklyn Park, and we have a 6 month...

Family is in Brooklyn Park, and we have a 6 month old kid, readily available access is a requirement and about 40% of the reason we are moving to the twin cities. Otherwise I wanted to live in Key...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
What would the traffic be like from Shoreview to...

What would the traffic be like from Shoreview to Chanhassen? My commute will be to Chanhassen and back everyday and need to be able to make it without discharging firearms.

I am no stranger to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
I wouldn't say I love the Tenere... Its kind of...

I wouldn't say I love the Tenere... Its kind of a Jack of all trades... I love the Victory Vision I had before the Tenere, but on the Vision when the Pavement ends so did the ride.

The Tenere...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Thanks for the pointers... I believe that Wayzata...

Thanks for the pointers... I believe that Wayzata is wishful thinking, it has good schools but it ain't cheap, and our budget is modest. We are trying to target more north. My wife's immediate...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,564
Posted By Kelvininin
Moving to Minneapolis this summer.

We are moving our family from Seattle to Minneapolis this summer... Why would we commit to such lunacy, to winter? My wife and I are both from the Midwest and we want to be closer to family. And...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,254
Posted By Kelvininin
The Victory Mill isn't s heavy as one would...

The Victory Mill isn't s heavy as one would think, its all aluminum. I built one of my vics up the motor/tranny combo can be muscled around by one person without gaining a hernia. I believe the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,254
Posted By Kelvininin
Between 2 Victoys' I have long nearly 70,000...

Between 2 Victoys' I have long nearly 70,000 trouble free miles, so I would venture to say they build good machines. I also ride hard, I am not nice to my motorcycles, but I do maintain them well. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,413
Posted By Kelvininin
My last dedicated touring bike was a Victory...

My last dedicated touring bike was a Victory Vision... Fantastic machine, great handling, 30K trouble free miles.

My current bike is a Yamaha Super Tenere. Also an also low maintenance reliable...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 21,217
Posted By Kelvininin
Watched it once…. Super Tenere would have been a...

Watched it once…. Super Tenere would have been a much better choice. No support vehicle required. A second would be the KTM A990. Not as reliable as the Tenere but more reliable than the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,742
Posted By Kelvininin
I thought I might wanted an HD once... Then I...

I thought I might wanted an HD once... Then I test rode one... Problem solved, I bought a Victory instead.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9,395
Views: 1,560,486
Posted By Kelvininin
If I were to do anything today, I would probably...

If I were to do anything today, I would probably take both my Victory Vision and Yamaha Super Tenere, and trade them for a KTM A1190.
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
I have a 09 Vision, ride hard, get ~45 mpg, burn...

I have a 09 Vision, ride hard, get ~45 mpg, burn mid grade in cooler weather and premium when its hot, or anticipating a heavy load.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
The only time I get any buffeting on my Vision is...

The only time I get any buffeting on my Vision is when the windshield is all the way in the lowered position and I am going more than 100 mph. I am 6' tall with a 34" inseam. I have the stock...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,335
Posted By Kelvininin
ehhhh... don't feel too bad, In a two week...

ehhhh...

don't feel too bad, In a two week period I dropped both my bikes. I dropped the Tenere hustling it around the drive way, front wheel dropped of the walk, putting the balance out just...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
Buffeting is non-existent on a Vision.

Buffeting is non-existent on a Vision.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
Certainly can't argue with that. I felt the same...

Certainly can't argue with that. I felt the same with my A990.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
I can't relate at all, compared to the A990 I...

I can't relate at all, compared to the A990 I traded in for the Tenere, the Tenere is far more comfortable, has much better wind management, is much smoother in stop and go, I find it perfectly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-03-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,157
Views: 2,103,975
Posted By Kelvininin
Here is mine yesterday off of Mountain Loop...

Here is mine yesterday off of Mountain Loop Highway yesterday... Found Snow.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/p206x206/970125_870859094297_1859037119_n.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-01-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
I dropped my S10 hustling it around in the drive...

I dropped my S10 hustling it around in the drive way, certainly much easier to pickup than my 900 pound Victory Vision.
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss188/Brokenspi...

http://i574.photobucket.com/albums/ss188/Brokenspirit90/Tire%20Difference/AutoCadDWG_zpsf3ead3ec.jpg

Nothing more to see here...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
Not likely, like everything else time,...

Not likely, like everything else time, experience, experimentation, and science advanced the motorcycle tire into what it is today, which is a vast improvement over a car tire for use on a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
Dark siding the Hammer? Do you ever plan to turn...

Dark siding the Hammer? Do you ever plan to turn at anything above 3 mph
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 320,188
Posted By Kelvininin
The last time my Vision saw my dealer was 30K...

The last time my Vision saw my dealer was 30K miles and zero problems ago. Thats how reliable they are. Maintenance is a breeze. Victory, quite literally, does not need a strong dealer network. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
From someone who traded a 2010 A990 for a 2012...

From someone who traded a 2010 A990 for a 2012 S10, I would say you are dead wrong. The ST is much better at tearing up the twisties than the A990 was, and the S10 provided the far more comfortable...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
Image means nothing to me, when I am out and...

Image means nothing to me, when I am out and about on my Victory Vision and get some lame ass HD comment such as above, I just tell them. "If you want to ride junk, then ride it, just leave me...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 29,150
Posted By Kelvininin
Typical BMW mentality... "Everyone wants a BMW!"...

Typical BMW mentality... "Everyone wants a BMW!"

I must not me most people... I wouldn't buy a BMW. Why do I want a bike that has been over and under engineered at the same time, and requires...
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