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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Selling the Strom, and I thought I would give the...

Selling the Strom, and I thought I would give the local crew first dibs. I love the bike and it served me well the last couple months of the season, including a SS1000 and BB1500, but I'm looking for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Or the BB1500, not sure yet. The route leaves...

Or the BB1500, not sure yet. The route leaves both options open.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Price doesn't bother me, even the anti-vibe...

Price doesn't bother me, even the anti-vibe risers are pretty cheap. I just want it by this weekend. Running an ironbutt, and I think another inch might make it a hair more comfy.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Looking for some bar risers for the Strom. Prefer...

Looking for some bar risers for the Strom. Prefer local so I don't have to rush the order. Any recommendations? Muddy, don't suppose you have any at the store?

Also, on a semi related note,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Stupid low res pic. Can't see what the sign says....

Stupid low res pic. Can't see what the sign says.

...On a road named Hoses, or Blowses, by a train track... west of route 229, or 94, or 49, or, 112, or...I'll be there in a minute!

You guys...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Well fuck you both very much.

Well fuck you both very much.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
That's what got me. North of 447/62, south of 97....

That's what got me. North of 447/62, south of 97. Neither adds to 12. I'm guessing that the other numbers are hidden on google maps or something. It's cool, I got the next one! (much hand wringing...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I looked for Kaylor road, I found two in our...

I looked for Kaylor road, I found two in our A.O., nether of them is off a state road adding to 12. Am I missing something else? I also googled "second longest cave in NE Ohio" and came up empty.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I want to go get that tag...but there seems to be...

I want to go get that tag...but there seems to be way to much math involved. Can someone just say where it is?:evil
Forum: Hacks 06-24-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
I've seen and touched the Elio. They came to...

I've seen and touched the Elio. They came to Cleveland last year.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Damn, I was off by about $117. ...

Damn, I was off by about $117.

http://adventuretouringmotorcycle.com/ccm-gp450-adventure/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
You can mix and match tires all you want. If you...

You can mix and match tires all you want. If you throw a racing slick on the front, and a knobby on the rear, your handling will be kind of funny, but it won't 'hurt' anything.

I think you might...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,918
Posted By Sp4Mike
I've never raced before, but isn't there a tech...

I've never raced before, but isn't there a tech inspection to make sure bolts are wired?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,803
Posted By Sp4Mike
It's internet lingo. You can't win the internet,...

It's internet lingo. You can't win the internet, but if someone does or says something cool you would say "you win the internet". If it's really good, then they win more then one internet.

I...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Is that confirmed? I talked to the Elio rep while...

Is that confirmed? I talked to the Elio rep while they were in Cleveland, I specifically asked if they were 'assembled or built' in the US. He definitely said "built". My next statement was asking if...
Forum: Hacks 04-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
They bought (or leased, I'm not sure) the old GM...

They bought (or leased, I'm not sure) the old GM plant in Shreveport. But have they tooled it yet? I don't think so. Or, at least, they haven't said so.

With unlimited funds you could tool a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-31-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
It's like a Rokon, but way lighter, and more...

It's like a Rokon, but way lighter, and more Russian.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,803
Posted By Sp4Mike
I award you +5 internets!!!:lol3:lol3:lol3

I award you +5 internets!!!:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,803
Posted By Sp4Mike
Yeah, I guess, but that still doesn't cover hard...

Yeah, I guess, but that still doesn't cover hard enduro, trials, gymkhana, drag, etc. As it shouldn't! The bike for something like that would be a freaking abortion:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,803
Posted By Sp4Mike
These guys are nuts, but I don't know if they are...

These guys are nuts, but I don't know if they are the best on earth. That title really can't belong to any one person. It takes years of riding to be the best at just one discipline.

Could Guy...
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Good on ya! I hate working on cars almost as much...

Good on ya! I hate working on cars almost as much as I hate winter! I'll wrench on my bike for hours with a shit eating grin on my face. But the thought of even changing my oil on the car makes me...
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
I must be in the wrong area then. Even a clapped...

I must be in the wrong area then. Even a clapped out rust bucket benz sells for up to twice what it's American/Asian counterpart sells for.

But assuming you are correct, then you lose your tail on...
Forum: Hacks 03-28-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Space constraints maybe? If you only have room...

Space constraints maybe? If you only have room for two cars, then you have to cover all your bases. But your point is valid. I used to drive a civic, it did all the things you said it does. But it...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Cheapest I'm seeing for diesel is 4.19 on the gas...

Cheapest I'm seeing for diesel is 4.19 on the gas buddy app, regular gas is about what you have it.

I'm not sure what Tahoe you had, but mine got about 18 on the highway ('05 with the 5.3). My...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Actually, scratch that. Chop 10mpg off those...

Actually, scratch that. Chop 10mpg off those numbers to account for the extra cost of diesel fuel and those numbers are actually worse then any of the large SUV's from the big three.
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Wow! What model do you have? After owning two...

Wow! What model do you have? After owning two German cars I promised myself I would never buy another, but with numbers like that I may change my mind if the price compares to my Jeep.
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Good point, but if someone drives a benz, then...

Good point, but if someone drives a benz, then fuel cost really shouldn't be a concern. If it is, then maybe said person shouldn't be driving a Mercedes?

That's akin to complaining about...
Forum: Hacks 03-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 34,742
Posted By Sp4Mike
Not to derail the thread, but Ford is far from an...

Not to derail the thread, but Ford is far from an innocent bystander during the bailouts.

http://www.factcheck.org/2011/09/ford-motor-co-does-u-turn-on-bailouts/


On topic(ish)
I think the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Wow, that's disappointing! I would have expected...

Wow, that's disappointing! I would have expected much more from a Jimmy Lewis class.

For me it's more about the community and the vendors. Looking forward to seeing some really cool rigs there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Overland Expo is coming to Asheville NC, Oct 3-5....

Overland Expo is coming to Asheville NC, Oct 3-5. I'll be there with the bike and the Jeep.:clap
http://www.overlandexpo.com/ In case you live under a rock.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Ouch! What year is the focus?

Ouch! What year is the focus?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I meant on street bikes. But I still like the...

I meant on street bikes. But I still like the gizmo's until they stop working. Then I want my simple carb!

And how have you had to use the kick on a 2011?!?!? Are KTM's that unreliable? *poke...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I agree and disagree. I like that some bikes are...

I agree and disagree. I like that some bikes are stone simple, but ABS can stop faster then all but the best racers. Traction control on the other hand, is kind of a gimmick. Then again, I've never...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-11-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I don't do events, I generally don't do group...

I don't do events, I generally don't do group rides either. Most of my riding is solo and I'm exploring, so I can't really say how far off-road I go. I've been places with my DR that made me wish I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I don't really think multiple bikes would help...

I don't really think multiple bikes would help me, or I would just do that. Long range comfort adds weight, weight makes a bike bad off road. No two ways about it. Just looking for a middle ground. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Me likey!:D

Me likey!:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
My original intent was to sell the DR, get a big...

My original intent was to sell the DR, get a big bike, then buy a WR250 or something more dirt friendly. However, with the distances we have to go for any kind of real "adventure" riding, it still...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-10-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I've ridden the 700x. It was interesting and...

I've ridden the 700x. It was interesting and boring at the same time. Very strange bike.

But, the bike I'm looking for does not exist. I basically want a sub 300 pound Goldwing with 10 inches of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
I don't think the 990 has the long distance...

I don't think the 990 has the long distance comfort I'm after.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13,232
Views: 707,813
Posted By Sp4Mike
Still tossed between going practical with the...

Still tossed between going practical with the Wee, or getting something that makes me smile like the KTM 1190. Leaning towards the Wee, but nothing is in stone:evil.
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