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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 93,063
Posted By Godfather
Blind leading the blind but... You can pay at...

Blind leading the blind but...
You can pay at the gate but I would let bonebag know so he can work the #'s.
I'm pretty sure spots are still available (check the campsite sharing thread).
Camping...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-15-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 93,063
Posted By Godfather
Getting ready....

Getting ready for rally number 2... So how much beer do I need to drink to catch up?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
Best shop for tire change?

Any sugestions for a MC shop to change tires on a sfv650 close to kalamazoo? I'd like to work with a place that will take an apointment so I can ride in and not have to leave the bike for a day or...
Forum: Americas 09-20-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,272
Posted By Godfather
I agree with xRR take the ferry or go north...

I agree with xRR take the ferry or go north through the UP. Anything within 2 hr of Chicago is a waste of gas / time IMO. I would also agree that utah over NM would be a good way to point the front...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,890
Posted By Godfather
Great start to a great vacation. Enjoy yourself!

Great start to a great vacation. Enjoy yourself!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-15-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
Looks like my bike is not going to be ready for...

Looks like my bike is not going to be ready for the weekend :cry

Will I be shunned if I show up on a rental Harley? ... last ditch effort to make the rally.

Wished they would rent other types...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-09-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
Food...

So besides the liquid diet I'm currently training for what is the norm for meals? Should I bring my msr backpack stove with me or does everyone eat out most of the time?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-08-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
Trucks, trailers, multiple bikes ... you guys...

Trucks, trailers, multiple bikes ... you guys pack a lot of shit :evil

I'm gtg with one outfit. Don't worry I'll flip them inside out half way through the week.

*If my new GL bag does not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-06-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
Back riding after a busy first half of the...

Back riding after a busy first half of the summer! Enjoying the cool weather but not the damn stones on all the good roads.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-05-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,966
Posted By Godfather
Tent Space...

I'm looking for a small corner of a site to park my small bike and put up a 1 person tent. Coming up Thursday the 15th and leaving Sunday.

EDIT: Site found...Landon still had space, not sure if...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-05-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
From Cannon's CO RR I think you will be fine on...

From Cannon's CO RR I think you will be fine on any MI trail suitable for a vstrom. You really gave that honda a workout! :deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-03-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
Good thing I'm sticking to paved surfaces... I...

Good thing I'm sticking to paved surfaces... I have a hard enough time keeping things shiny side up when I have good traction.
Forum: Beasts 07-29-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,401
Posted By Godfather
I think the Tenere is a great option especially...

I think the Tenere is a great option especially for someone looking for a good used motorcycle. IMO with a little looking a '12 Tenere like new w/ low mileage could be had in the low 9's. No reason...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-29-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
He did! Signed up! Planning on the second...

He did!

Signed up! Planning on the second weekend Thurs pm - Sun. If I can't find a bike in time I'll look for a rental. I'd use my wife's pedal road bike but I'm normally winded by the end of...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-29-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,564
Views: 155,531
Posted By Godfather
Hope to sign up if I can source a new ride this...

Hope to sign up if I can source a new ride this week. Being bikeless sucks...

Signed up two years ago and work squeezed my vacation to the point of not going. I missed all the fun and the cool...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 38,710
Posted By Godfather
Great RR so far... I really enjoy the writing...

Great RR so far... I really enjoy the writing style and your rants!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
I'm good for a quick run up north and fri/sat...

I'm good for a quick run up north and fri/sat work great for me. Early June, mid July, or late September are still open for quick getaways.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
Looks like it will be a great time up north! ...

Looks like it will be a great time up north! Unfortunately that's the start of bow season... I have the previous week off so if anyone wants to ride up wed or thurs I'm game, I just need to be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
Road or dirt?

Road or dirt?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
...and I thought the iron butt rides were...

...and I thought the iron butt rides were extreme...:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 160,258
Posted By Godfather
Just trying to come up with excuses why I "need"...

Just trying to come up with excuses why I "need" another smaller bike :evil

Probably just need to buy some TKC's and practice picking the pig up!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
I really don't mind the cold at all. However,...

I really don't mind the cold at all. However, the amount of salt that hit the ground last week without rain really sucks... I'm not a wash after every ride type of person and I hate leaving all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 160,258
Posted By Godfather
From going through the pictures / stories from...

From going through the pictures / stories from previous years it looks like most people have small dirt bikes and large road only bikes. Is there a good number of riders that have vstrom/GS/large...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,851
Posted By Godfather
I was looking at the same model to change over to...

I was looking at the same model to change over to a te (off road) setup. Mainly looking because of the huge discount from the mn dealership on ebay. For your purpose you might be better off with...
Forum: Americas 03-17-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,344
Posted By Godfather
I guess I'll be the first... I'm looking to...

I guess I'll be the first...

I'm looking to share a tent campsite with some fun ADV'ers that is close to the action. I'll be traveling with just my GS and tent so I don't take up much space. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 160,258
Posted By Godfather
Just ordered the expensive shirt but I guess some...

Just ordered the expensive shirt but I guess some freebies come with it :evil

Now I just need to post on the campsite thread to find a nice spot by the food and beer!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 160,258
Posted By Godfather
Thinking I might give this a try this year...will...

Thinking I might give this a try this year...will there be beer?:D

Looking to ride up from SW Michigan thursday morning and come back sunday. Probably need a camp spot for my two wheel boat and a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Godfather
Super Moto to Offroad conversion

I'm looking at doing a conversion on a husky SM. This would be a one time conversion for mainly dirt usage sand/single track. The main reason for the sm vs te is a cost savings (better deals on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,704
Views: 383,748
Posted By Godfather
I was out ridding for a few hours the Sunday...

I was out ridding for a few hours the Sunday morning right before the ice storm. Made it back home 20 mins before it started sleeting like crazy. I have a feeling I'll be out next weekend!
Forum: Beasts 01-21-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,270
Posted By Godfather
side cases

I was at the novi motorcycle show and looked over the sidecases on the xt1200. They did not appear to be secure at all...moving side to side around 2 inches. Not sure if they were attached all the...
Forum: Vendors 10-09-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,151
Posted By Godfather
I guess I'll put off my order for another year. ...

I guess I'll put off my order for another year. Really bummed that I did not see this thread until today. With the responses so far I'm sure many post 80 individuals will need a new seat next year...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-04-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Godfather
Wilbers

I have a set of wilbers and I think they are one inch lower. It really helps for my short legs. I'd really like a day long seat but I'm not sure I can handle the height.
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,086
Posted By Godfather
interference

I'd like to mount a spot right under my gps (~3 inches away). I noticed on the website they said to keep gps units a foot apart. Is this a problem or will they both work fine mounted close to each...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,086
Posted By Godfather
I use a similar system for my underwater photo...

I use a similar system for my underwater photo gear from Ultralight Control Systems (ulcs.com). They have a triple clamp (AC-TCS) that will work with the ram system. The gear is high quality but...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Godfather
HID fog light upgrade

I think it has been mentioned before but would the upgrade work with the factory adventure fog lights? Would it be worth the time or should I purchase new units? I'm think $80 to replace all 4 of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,088
Posted By Godfather
Protective Film

I think 3m makes a clearmask that is commonly put on cars to protect the paint. That would probably be your best bet but it might be expensive...
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