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Forum: The Garage 03-18-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By GlobalGirl
suzuki drz400

Thank you so much for the advice! I was able to find it thanks to your info. Got it charged up this afternoon and was actually able to take it out for my first spring ride. I appreciate the help.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Thanks so much, 30Bones, for the info. I was able...

Thanks so much, 30Bones, for the info. I was able to find the battery today, got it charged up, and actually went out for a short evening ride. It feels great to be riding again now that it's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
pictures

Great photos of the Upper Mississippi! One of my favorite areas to ride. Thanks very much for sharing.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
battery question about suzuki drz400 sm

Hey guys. Hope you've thawed out from the winter. I have a question about the battery for my Suzuki DRZ400 SM. I didn't ride it all winter, and now the battery is dead of course and I need to...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By GlobalGirl
battery question about suzuki drz400 sm

Hi guys. I have a question too about the battery for a Suzuki DRZ400 SM that I recently got. I didn't ride it all winter, and now the battery is dead of course and I need to recharge it. This is a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Hey Dan....Thanks very much for coordinating...

Hey Dan....Thanks very much for coordinating breakfast the other morning. It was really nice to see you, Don, Sarah, and Mike. The best part was admiring everyone's bikes afterwards. Look forward to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
That is very cool. Those are fascinating...

That is very cool. Those are fascinating airplanes. How difficult are they to fly?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
I'm actually taking the lessons with Cedar Valley...

I'm actually taking the lessons with Cedar Valley Aviation in Waverly. Just a beginning private pilot license, not commercial, so much less time and money for me. I'm interested in one day flying...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
And don't forget about breakfast THIS saturday at...

And don't forget about breakfast THIS saturday at 9:00 am at Gravy's Diner on University Ave in Waterloo.
1. ShrinerDan
2. mxchamp +1 (maybe)
3. GlobalGirl
4. KTM265 (maybe)
5. MikeFromMT...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
You're terrific! I'll bring the tires with me. If...

You're terrific! I'll bring the tires with me. If it works out, great. If it doesn't work out, that's okay too. I appreciate the thought anyway. I hope we have good weather that day to ride. I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Hey 30 Bones and MX Champ...Thanks to both of you...

Hey 30 Bones and MX Champ...Thanks to both of you for your kind offers to help me with putting new tires on my DRZ400. I might take you up on that offer at some point! In the meantime I've been doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By GlobalGirl
Thanks so much to all of you for these great tips...

Thanks so much to all of you for these great tips and pictures. Lots of good advice. Now if it would just warm up in northern Iowa so that we could actually get out, use the bikes to get to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By GlobalGirl
fishing on two wheels

I'm interested in getting to out-of-the-way fishing holes with smaller 250-400cc off-road motorcycles on narrow trails in the woods. Does anyone have pictures of ways they have rigged up their...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-05-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
I believe they're AM43 and AM44 tires from Avon...

I believe they're AM43 and AM44 tires from Avon that are dual-sport. They already shipped them out today, so that was pretty fast. Hopefully they'll be here in a few days. I wonder if I should go...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Hey guys....thank you SO much to all of you for...

Hey guys....thank you SO much to all of you for your advice on knobbies for my DRZ400 SM. I did contact Dennis Kirk today and they helped me find some offroad ones for the 17" rims on my bike. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-03-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Yes, if you are talking about the one that was...

Yes, if you are talking about the one that was for sale at King's Motorsports with the KTM bikes. The Suzuki is a nice bike. I've been riding it now around town and on the gravel roads by my house...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Sounds like a great idea. I'd be interested and...

Sounds like a great idea. I'd be interested and glad to help. Perhaps the location could change each month or two in Northeast Iowa also, like Iowa City, Waterloo, Dubuque, etc. It could be hosted...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-28-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Excellent! Good for you. I've just now been able...

Excellent! Good for you. I've just now been able to get my bikes out of my iced-over driveway, so I'm riding again now. I've got a black BMW GS 1200 Adventure with the ADV sticker on it as well. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Long live the GS!! They are great bikes.

Long live the GS!! They are great bikes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,873
Views: 341,151
Posted By GlobalGirl
Cry I'm here in Cedar Falls with a BMW 1200 GS...

I'm here in Cedar Falls with a BMW 1200 GS Adventure, and a Suzuki DRZ 400 SM.

The husbands of two of my friends also recently bought dual purpose bikes, I think KLRs or something similar, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,768
Posted By GlobalGirl
It was good to see all you guys Friday evening....

It was good to see all you guys Friday evening. It looks like you had a great weekend of riding. I love everyone's photographs and am jealous of the fun you had! Sorry I couldn't stay. Hope to join...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,768
Posted By GlobalGirl
With a change in my work schedule and the...

With a change in my work schedule and the non-stop rain here, the earliest I can be there on Friday would probably be the afternoon. I'll try to find everybody later in the day on the Iowa side,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2008, 09:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,768
Posted By GlobalGirl
Hey...if I can get off work, I am going to try to...

Hey...if I can get off work, I am going to try to meet up with the group on Friday morning before 9:00 am in PDC at the campground. I can probably ride for half the day, before needing to head back...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,987
Posted By GlobalGirl
Thanks, guys, for the recommendations about the...

Thanks, guys, for the recommendations about the batter tender. Sounds like a great idea. I hadn't heard of that before, but I'll be sure to get one by next winter. I could have used it this past...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 43,467
Posted By GlobalGirl
I'm coming. This sounds great. Thanks for all the...

I'm coming. This sounds great. Thanks for all the work. Let me know if you need help. I'll send the check shortly.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 23,472
Posted By GlobalGirl
....parked in Marquette, Iowa. Lots of really...

....parked in Marquette, Iowa. Lots of really quaint towns to visit in Iowa.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 23,472
Posted By GlobalGirl
...part of the Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge...

...part of the Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge in northeast Iowa, as seen through my windshield
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 23,472
Posted By GlobalGirl
Here are some Iowa pictures from the height of...

Here are some Iowa pictures from the height of last summer on my BMW 650 GS (my little bike on the prairie.) This one is on a rural road near Postville and Decorah. Remember what green looks like?...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,987
Posted By GlobalGirl
Hey BikePilot and MJYDrafter... Thanks for...

Hey BikePilot and MJYDrafter...

Thanks for your tips, buddies! The advice worked. Found the battery and got it recharged. (Apparentlly it had a new one put in last year, but it went dead with not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By GlobalGirl
First Signs of Spring in the Upper Midwest

Hey ADVRiders...Let's see pictures of your first rides out from under all the snow and cold! Thank God it's spring.

Here's my shot from northeast Iowa on the BMW 650 GS
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 03-16-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,727
Posted By GlobalGirl
here's the other photo of the Upper Mississippi...

here's the other photo of the Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge, as seen from my BMW 650 windshield
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 03-16-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,727
Posted By GlobalGirl
These are a couple of photos from my trip last...

These are a couple of photos from my trip last summer along the great river road, in northern Iowa. It's really a beautiful area, especially if you go along the Mississippi Wildlife Refuge. It...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,494
Posted By GlobalGirl
Little Bike on the Prairie....My GS 650 along a...

Little Bike on the Prairie....My GS 650 along a rural Iowa route in high summer
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,987
Posted By GlobalGirl
Thanks for the advice about the battery, Iowa...

Thanks for the advice about the battery, Iowa neighbor!

Now I have even a more ridiculous problem...how in the world do I get the seat off the bike to change the battery? I swear I don't see...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,987
Posted By GlobalGirl
battery issue with suzuki dr250

Does anyone know how to charge the battery of a 1994 Suzuki DR 250? I inherited it from a friend. It appears to have a dead battery. I've never charged one before. Is the battery under the seat, or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 23,472
Posted By GlobalGirl
Okay, so you've got to tell me for real, how did...

Okay, so you've got to tell me for real, how did you do that? I'm having enough trouble frankly with just driving my jeep out of my driveway with all the snow and ice. I'd love to be able to ride my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,984
Posted By GlobalGirl
We have them here in my part of Iowa, and I...

We have them here in my part of Iowa, and I joined them recently. You can sign up to join them on the internet...just google Patriot Guards. They have a good online store also of stuff you can buy to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 25,454
Posted By GlobalGirl
For women riders, I think bikes should be like...

For women riders, I think bikes should be like shoes...one for every mood and outfit! I own a:

2007 BMW 650GS, my favorite, goes everywhere, always ready for an international adventure

2007...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,410
Posted By GlobalGirl
My best experience was Rawhyde's offroad...

My best experience was Rawhyde's offroad motorcycling training camp in Castaic, California, just north of Los Angeles. Trains you how to ride a big enduro motorcycle like it's a dirt bike, in just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 43,467
Posted By GlobalGirl
The Central ADV Ralley sounds great. I'll be...

The Central ADV Ralley sounds great. I'll be there. Let me know if you need help or volunteers or stuff. Finally, a rally for us flatland ADVRiders in the upper midwest. Thanks for organizing, and...
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