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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By CTDan
I know the time is tight, but I have to do the...

I know the time is tight, but I have to do the return trip too... I have 3 full days for that leg, so I might be able to catch some on the way back too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By CTDan
Thank you both..

Thank you both..
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By CTDan
Well.... I can keep Vegas as a destination on my...

Well.... I can keep Vegas as a destination on my GPS and manage my time that way. I'll divert off of your route when its time to get moving.

I like what your depicting, and I may have some time...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By CTDan
Moab to Las Vegas

I found a thread over in the West section, but thought I might ask for some ideas here also.
The route listed there looks nice, but I'd like to add a loop of off road or at least some desert dirt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-16-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,696
Posted By CTDan
I'm reviving an old thread with the hopes that...

I'm reviving an old thread with the hopes that someone can add in a little bit of dirt road to this trip...

I will be leaving Moab on April 24 and need to be in Vegas by mid-day April 25.

...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
I haven't had it out in the rain yet... It still...

I haven't had it out in the rain yet... It still looks great, but honestly, if I know it's going to rain I've been using my Firstgear Kilimanjaro.
If I get caught out in it, I'll post up.
Forum: The Garage 12-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By CTDan
Thank you for all the tips and tricks... We will...

Thank you for all the tips and tricks... We will put them to good use.

The floor was built by my father when he built the building and he has stated that it is 6" thick. Also, it's in fantastic...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By CTDan
I have access to a scissor lift... Great idea.

I have access to a scissor lift... Great idea.
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By CTDan
Trust me... This thought has entered my head, but...

Trust me... This thought has entered my head, but not until we have at least attempted it.
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By CTDan
The floor is in pretty good shape, but we still...

The floor is in pretty good shape, but we still have to get the power to the lift.
Any tips you could share with me?
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By CTDan
Anyone ever install a car lift?

My dad bought a car lift, a dannmar brigadier, and has asked me to help him install it...
Has anyone installed one of these, and if so, how big of a job are we looking at?
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-23-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,067
Posted By CTDan
Had to cancel my annual T.P. Trip that would have...

Had to cancel my annual T.P. Trip that would have put me near this event so that my business partner (brother) could head to Sturgis.

Hope to get to meet a few of you another time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By CTDan
Thank you for this advice! i'll get ahold of...

Thank you for this advice!
i'll get ahold of my dealer and ask them if they can perform these tasks before I get rid of the bike and buy an inferior product.

Dan
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By CTDan
I'm 44. Been riding for 39 years and I still suck...

I'm 44. Been riding for 39 years and I still suck at wheelies jumps and slides.

Maybe I should buy an XR100 ! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 12-01-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By CTDan
I think that is what I'll end up with... I was...

I think that is what I'll end up with... I was hoping not to add 40lbs over the KTM, but maybe getting him off of the 2 stroke power band will keep him from having to pick it up so often.
That...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,486
Posted By CTDan
I just installed a Jesse top box and love it! ...

I just installed a Jesse top box and love it!
Jesse wouldn't make the plate for me, but I found one from an inmate and bought the box from a friend. About $500 for everything but well worth it ...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By CTDan
My daughter has commandeered my wife's ttr125...

My daughter has commandeered my wife's ttr125 large wheel after her 110. I think the 110 is the same as the 90.
My son wants a little more suspension, but not a race bike.

There seems to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By CTDan
Help choosing a kids bike

My son is 11 and loves to ride. Unfortunately we don't get out to do it all that often, so he's not the best... Yet!
Avyway, he learned to ride on a ttr50 and moved up to a ttr110 last year. He...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
I would have taken your advice, but I already had...

I would have taken your advice, but I already had the mink oil, and more importantly, found the time last night.
Thank you!
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
I think this will become my daily jacket......

I think this will become my daily jacket... Except those zippers under the arms, I'm afraid they will scratch the seats in my car.
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
It's still soaking up this stuff... ...

It's still soaking up this stuff...

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/3650F770-501F-4301-A1E4-43562BABA95E_zpsjdohmbe9.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
Okay... Here is what I started with ...

Okay... Here is what I started with

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/5CCD9DA9-D0E7-40F1-81D5-4BC892F4302D_zpspbrxtoyt.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
Thanks for that advice!!

Thanks for that advice!!
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
I think I'll try the mink oil... I have lexol,...

I think I'll try the mink oil... I have lexol, but it seems like it'd just soak in and not provide much water resistance and experience has shown me that mink oil seems to stick around longer than...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By CTDan
I just sent an email and I'll ask friends to do...

I just sent an email and I'll ask friends to do the same.
My wording probably could have been better, but I just stated that I ride those roads frequently which brings tourism dollars to the area.
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
So, you're thinking I could put mink oil on it? ...

So, you're thinking I could put mink oil on it?

It seems like that would really matte down the rough finish...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
Jim, I still see these on eBay once a while....

Jim,
I still see these on eBay once a while. Check there and I think you'll come up with something.

Best of luck,
Dan
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
It's still very stiff but has a couple of stains...

It's still very stiff but has a couple of stains on it. It was probably a return tine because of the discoloration.

Anyway, I'll get some spray waterproofing and see if I can't get it broken in....
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70...

http://i1366.photobucket.com/albums/r768/Danhaug70/Mobile%20Uploads/5CCD9DA9-D0E7-40F1-81D5-4BC892F4302D_zpspbrxtoyt.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10,140
Views: 634,357
Posted By CTDan
Sorry about the "shack" thing. :rofl I know...

Sorry about the "shack" thing. :rofl
I know where you are talking about though... I'll make sure to give it a try next time I'm through.
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
Ill post some pics tomorrow. Thanks to all for...

Ill post some pics tomorrow.
Thanks to all for the help.

By the way, nubuck may be the material.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10,140
Views: 634,357
Posted By CTDan
[QUOTE=DirtFarmer;25515009]I did not make it to...

[QUOTE=DirtFarmer;25515009]I did not make it to Weston this year. Since high school in Atchison I have enjoyed Rushville, Weston, Bean & Sugar Lakes and Pat's Steak House. Pat's got hit hard in the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,067
Posted By CTDan
Thanks! I'll keep an eye on this thread for...

Thanks!

I'll keep an eye on this thread for more info and see you all at some point in August.

I have a plated wr450 and a sertao that I'll have with me.... Which one should I bring?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10,140
Views: 634,357
Posted By CTDan
I used my new curvy roads app on my 590lm to go...

I used my new curvy roads app on my 590lm to go from Parkville to Atchison last weekend for breakfast. I had ridden a lot of the roads, but when we got to Weston it took us on hwy H and then to M......
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-15-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 33,067
Posted By CTDan
The annual family trip to Taylor Park is the same...

The annual family trip to Taylor Park is the same week. Would it be okay if I slid in on a ride or two while escaping from the fam?
It would be good to meet a few of you and see some of the areas I...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,738
Posted By CTDan
Hein Gericke Dakar jacket brown suede

I found one new with tags on fleabay a couple of years ago and I've hardly worn it because I'm afraid I'll get caught in the rain with it.
Does anyone know if these were water resistant, or what...
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,486
Posted By CTDan
Does anyone have a bunch of miles on a Sertao? ...

Does anyone have a bunch of miles on a Sertao?

My 2013 only has about 6300 miles on it, but I blame a torn Patella tendon for some of that!
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,486
Posted By CTDan
Is there more clutch adjustment than the dial...

Is there more clutch adjustment than the dial that changes the lever position?
My clutch engages and disengages really late in the movement. As in, the lever is almost completely out before the bike...
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8,720
Views: 1,225,486
Posted By CTDan
Not only would I like to add some volume to the...

Not only would I like to add some volume to the horn, I'd like to relocate the button.

I'm not sure the full size Chevy that pulled in front of me last week, understood my frustration when I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By CTDan
Thank you for all of the input. It is greatly...

Thank you for all of the input. It is greatly appreciated. Sounds like the 500 is a nice bike, and something for me to consider.
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