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Forum: The Garage 11-02-2009, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,688
Posted By SloNEZ
Every parts place I called when my second Vic...

Every parts place I called when my second Vic threw its tranny.
I couldn't find a used one anywhere. I was told that so many go bad, that finding a good used one is a stroke of luck 'cause they all...
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,688
Posted By SloNEZ
That's how mine went out. I was hauling down the...

That's how mine went out. I was hauling down the X-way in the ol' Vic, and then I was coasting down the X-way in the ol' Vic. I was lucky enough to find a good used tranny ... there aren't too many...
Forum: Face plant 07-22-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,665
Posted By SloNEZ
Wow! Looks like he ordered the Screaming Eagle...

Wow!
Looks like he ordered the Screaming Eagle ejection seat!
I can't believe she wasn't catapaulted off with the way the seat is jacked up in the rear by the car bumper.
I'm very glad they're...
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,570
Posted By SloNEZ
I got some Held Thrux gloves a couple months ago...

I got some Held Thrux gloves a couple months ago ... they meet all your criteria, I think. I looked at the Steves, but (like you) I wanted a little more protection. I got mine in black - they look...
Forum: Equipment 05-21-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,189
Posted By SloNEZ
I have been looking for something just like that....

I have been looking for something just like that.
Thank you.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By SloNEZ
I have the same set-up ... DO IT!

I have the same set-up ... DO IT!
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,518
Posted By SloNEZ
:rofl I'll have to remember that excuse! They...

:rofl I'll have to remember that excuse!
They are waterproof, stretchy, and form-fitting, after all. :deal
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,882
Posted By SloNEZ
Almost! I'm at 42K+ with my 2K ... I could hit...

Almost!
I'm at 42K+ with my 2K ... I could hit the 45K mark before I put it up this year, I think.
TB slip-ons, K&N, PCIII, bags for commuting, and a heavy hand return about 33mpg.



Yep. A...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,223
Posted By SloNEZ
Excellent! Gosh, isn't it great to live up...

Excellent!
Gosh, isn't it great to live up north?
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
I'm in! I am also enjoying your RR, BTW ......

I'm in!

I am also enjoying your RR, BTW ... I've been thinking of a Superior ride myself.
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2008, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 6: A tour of Mt. Horab and the long ride home.

Woke up the mext morning in what turned out to be the troll capitol of the world.
Odd - and worth a look.
Stopped by the police station to report the found money. None had been reported as lost,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 5: Menahga MN to Mt. Horeb WI

Got on the road pretty early on day 5 and followed the Mississippi River south.
It sure is getting big fast!
http://manservanthecubus.smugmug.com/photos/349326269_4P5YS-S.jpg

A shot of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 5: N-West Angle to Mississippi Headwaters and Menahga Park

EDIT: THIS IS DAY 4 ... NOT DAY 5.

Time to wrap this report up!
Is there a time limit on how long we get to finish these? :rofl

Anyhew, took off out of the Angle and headed back into...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2008, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 3: Nelson State Park MN to Angle Inlet MN (via Manitoba CAN)

Insert Dr. Evil joke here:
http://manservanthecubus.smugmug.com/photos/349313596_vXRbe-S.jpg

Oh yeah!
http://manservanthecubus.smugmug.com/photos/349314105_4UE2W-S.jpg

A view of Lake of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 2: Little Cedar River MI to Rainy River MN

Took off the next morning heading north and west toward Iron River MI.
Went through the town of Spread Eagle MI ... as I was riding in, I was thinking that they wouldn't dare ... it wouldn't be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
Day 1: Grand Rapids MI to Little Cedar River MI

I decided to take a northern route up through the UP of Michigan, across Wisconsin, into Minnesota at Duluth up to International Falls, and then along the Rainy River to Warroad MN for my crossing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,286
Posted By SloNEZ
The Angle of the Dangle and the Mighty Mississipp

EDIT: I FINALLY GOT THE REST UP.


When my ride to AZ and MEX fell through because of time issues, I decided to take a shorter trip that I've had brewing on the back burner for a while ... up...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By SloNEZ
Awesome RR! Those pictures were great. Looks...

Awesome RR!
Those pictures were great.
Looks like you worked pretty hard to get up there, but that it was worth it.
It always is. :D

Keep 'em coming!
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,675
Posted By SloNEZ
Outstanding!

After a ride like that, he does a workout in the gym!
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 50,402
Posted By SloNEZ
1979 XT 500. Loved that bike.

1979 XT 500.
Loved that bike.
Forum: Face plant 07-13-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By SloNEZ
Sounds like it worked out about as well as you...

Sounds like it worked out about as well as you could've hoped for - although that one bit of rash you have looks pretty bad!
Heal well and ride on, Brother.
Forum: Face plant 07-13-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,977
Posted By SloNEZ
Oh, Jeez. Here's hoping he recovers well. ...

Oh, Jeez.
Here's hoping he recovers well.
Keep us posted.
He's lucky to have people that will be there for him.
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,333
Posted By SloNEZ
Wow! When I first started reading this one, I...

Wow!
When I first started reading this one, I was gonna' make some smart a$$ comment like "TTIWWP" ... but it isn't! :eek1
Awesome so far - can't wait for more.
Man. Two up on a Ninja 250 with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,674
Posted By SloNEZ
Nice report! I LOVE that old 'Zuk - it's set up...

Nice report!
I LOVE that old 'Zuk - it's set up perfectly :D
Good pix, too - except Meef's uglier than a mud fence.

-Slo
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,710
Posted By SloNEZ
Poor kid. Poor family. That's a sad...

Poor kid.
Poor family.

That's a sad event.


RIP
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,862
Posted By SloNEZ
From one teacher to another: Great Report! ...

From one teacher to another: Great Report!

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By SloNEZ
I saw a few of those little buggers when I was...

I saw a few of those little buggers when I was heading from Patagonia toward Nogales - they looked pretty sturdy!
My buddy in AZ says they're about as unpredictable as deer are here.
Sounds like...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By SloNEZ
I've worn a neck roll like that for years - I...

I've worn a neck roll like that for years - I always had one on in the dirt, and I just started to feel naked without it on the street.
I've never seen anyone else wearing one, though ... I've...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-03-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,026
Views: 425,238
Posted By SloNEZ
Cool!

Cool!
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By SloNEZ
Former Student.

I had this young man in my class his Freshman year - I even remember him getting his first moped (a sweet vintage Puch, I think)!
Great kid - 100% positive and kind.

The intersection is blinking...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,190
Posted By SloNEZ
If I can get the KLX straightened out (AGAIN!) in...

If I can get the KLX straightened out (AGAIN!) in time, I might try to sneak up and crash this party!


-Slo
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9,026
Views: 425,238
Posted By SloNEZ
I'm in GR with a 'Strom and a KLX 439 ... always...

I'm in GR with a 'Strom and a KLX 439 ... always looking for people to ride with.
Even people that got sent to banned camp for messing with the Muttpark thread!
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,231
Posted By SloNEZ
Bridges of Kent County.

I decided to check out a few of the covered bridges in the area today.
Took a few pix.

Headed over to Ada first to the Ada Covered Bridge....
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2008, 02:24 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,539
Posted By SloNEZ
That ride will be epic! Michigan to Phoenix...

That ride will be epic!
Michigan to Phoenix (and back!) - yee haw :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,488
Posted By SloNEZ
Very cool RR so far! The Virginias, Kentucky,...

Very cool RR so far!
The Virginias, Kentucky, and Tennessee are great riding states!
I've never ridden in Maryland ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By SloNEZ
Specfrickentacular! That Toronado limo rocks. ...

Specfrickentacular!
That Toronado limo rocks.
Love the KTM pr0n!
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,478
Posted By SloNEZ
Gettin' High in Michigan continued.

PART III OF III


Like I mentioned, it was cold and foggy as I was riding back.
I toughed it out until I got back to Marquette, but I had to do something if I was gonna' make it the rest of the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,478
Posted By SloNEZ
PART II OF III This shot was taken from the...

PART II OF III

This shot was taken from the high school parking lot in Munising!
I think I should send them a resume :)
http://manservanthecubus.smugmug.com/photos/314514105_RnKMk-S.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,478
Posted By SloNEZ
Gettin' High in Michigan

PART I OF III


So I was waiting in line to use the copy machine at work about two weeks ago, and there was a big atlas of the United States there ... open to Michigan.
To kill time, I started...
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,378
Posted By SloNEZ
That's awful. My condolences to you and the...

That's awful.
My condolences to you and the family.
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