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Forum: Parallel Universe 07-07-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,517
Posted By NoMoIke
Holy crap! Moon BMW outside Minneapolis just...

Holy crap! Moon BMW outside Minneapolis just quoted me $520 (installed) on a set of K60s.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By NoMoIke
PS; Kickstand up.

PS; Kickstand up.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By NoMoIke
I trailered my bike around the US for nearly a...

I trailered my bike around the US for nearly a year on the back of my 18 wheeler. I found that the best way to do it, especially if your chocks are secured to the trailer, was to strap each rear grab...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 389,216
Posted By NoMoIke
I'm grateful you pack slow...I always had p...

I'm grateful you pack slow...I always had p plenty of time to slam my 4 cups of coffee!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 389,216
Posted By NoMoIke
Looooong time :D

Looooong time :D
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-23-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,717
Views: 2,526,516
Posted By NoMoIke
Soaking Violet's feet. <table...

Soaking Violet's feet.

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Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thank you, sir! Affliction, disease...call...

Thank you, sir!

Affliction, disease...call it what you like, it sure is fun! My personal preference is genetic defect. When you list "bum" as your occupation the compensation is pretty low but,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
2/1/13 A new pal. I pulled away from my...

2/1/13

A new pal.

I pulled away from my Greenfield Tower campsite within the Osceola National Forest this morning and practiced my (non) sand riding skills for what seemed to be 20 miles....
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
1/31/13 Time isn't money, but wasting it...

1/31/13

Time isn't money, but wasting it isn't free.

Just a short little run through northern Florida today and again I am frustrated that I have to head back to Wisconsin, even if it is just...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Definitely looking forward to that. Meeting new...

Definitely looking forward to that. Meeting new friends is definitely one of the highlights of this endeavor.
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
1/30/13 Simple Pleasures I'm trying to...

1/30/13

Simple Pleasures

I'm trying to figure out if there is a formula to recreate those times in existence that seem perfect. You can rent a Lamborghini and it'll make you feel good, you can...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Sun, sand, and miles.

1/29/13

Ever since I've been a traveler the mountain and Pacific states have held great appeal to me. That's not to say that I don't like the southeast, I just feel much more comfortable in the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thanks, Esther! I can't believe that even...

Thanks, Esther!

I can't believe that even after 3, or was it 4 days, we didn't get a shot of both of us.
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Ain't that the truth? My biggest problem with...

Ain't that the truth? My biggest problem with camping up to this point is actually finding a place to do it on the cheap. I'm getting better, though.
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
East bound and down

1/28/13

With rain on the way tomorrow, and my new pal NomadGal heading out I decided that it's time for me to move along. It is a real shame considering that the weekend is over and I would be the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-27-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 389,216
Posted By NoMoIke
Thanks for outing me on my guilty pleasure! ...

Thanks for outing me on my guilty pleasure!

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Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Celebrities hang out in Florida

1/24/13

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I come from a line of Eskimo that made their home northeast of Nome, AK. The nearest village is Teller, AK and the people there have lived lives for centuries that required...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thanks, Mike. I'm working on posting my pictures...

Thanks, Mike. I'm working on posting my pictures from a different place than nomoike.com (http://nomoike.com/) so I can resize them more to my liking. Until then, they are clickable for a full...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thank you, sir.

Thank you, sir.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Damn, sorry I missed that.

Damn, sorry I missed that.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
I didn't see a park, but I only back tracked once...

I didn't see a park, but I only back tracked once to look for a better view.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thanks, encouraging words really do provide...

Thanks, encouraging words really do provide motivation.
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Watchin' the wheels go round and round...

1/23/13

On this, one of the more momentus days of the trip, I’m wondering about my reasons for doing it. I’m still all in, the trip won’t be ending for some time, but what I hope to accomplish,...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Trans Alabama

1/22/13

I must have the memory of a goldfish. Every time I pass through northern Alabama I'm (re)amazed at the number of elevation changes. I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise, this is the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
I seemed to have misplaced my balls.

1/21/13

I have to admit that I was a bit concerned about personal security while sleeping in my tent. *After 16 years of spending the night in high crime areas like Gary, IN, Compton, CA, and West...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Grizzly Adams, Les Stroud, Bear Grylls, and NoMoIke...

1/20/13

If you took all of those fellows, picked their heaviest and bluntest sponsored camping gear, and smashed them together, they’d still be better campers than I am. They do, however, have the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Rampant Consumerism

1/19/13

I should preface this post by saying that I’m not against consumerism. I’ve eaten my share of $130 steaks and equally spendy slabs of raw tuna so you know I’m no hippee spewing vitriol...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Thanks, she's definitely here in spirit, as well...

Thanks, she's definitely here in spirit, as well as in "body". I plan to stop in Florence, AL and reunite her with husband. I'll also bring a portion of her ashes home to Nome, AK.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Going Mental

1/18/13

How does one come to the decision to just pack/sell/give away everything and just go ride? I’ve read a ton of ride reports of people doing the exact same thing and most make it seem so...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Which way did he go? 1/17/13

I picked a hell of a day to leave. It’s been sprinkling for the last few days in Charlotte, NC and my expectation was that it would continue to do so today, I expected nothing more than a light...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoMoIke
Bumbling Through Life on a Motorscooter

1/16/13

So far I've managed to pack my towel. As nice as it is, as functional as it is, there are a few more things that I'll need to outfit for a trip with no foreseeable ending. There will...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By NoMoIke
When do you plan to leave? I'm checking out...

When do you plan to leave?

I'm checking out of Charlotte, NC on Wednesday. The only plan that I have is to stop at Keel Brothers in Lawrenceville to pick up some new rubber. I also have to swing...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By NoMoIke
I'm also planning to leave Charlotte sometime in...

I'm also planning to leave Charlotte sometime in January. Although I had no destination in mind, anywhere but across the south seems too chilly to camp.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-25-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By NoMoIke
My F658 did the same thing at a dead stop. It is...

My F658 did the same thing at a dead stop. It is definitely the mounts in my case.
Forum: Americas 11-14-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,515
Posted By NoMoIke
I bought my used 2010 F650GS in April. Not only...

I bought my used 2010 F650GS in April. Not only was it the first bike I've owned, but also the first bike I had ever ridden. Obviously I can't speak to the suitability of the other bikes on your...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By NoMoIke
Oops, sorry. I went to Bert's. It was pretty...

Oops, sorry. I went to Bert's. It was pretty cool, but a bit lite in the ADV gear. The other standout seems to be Chaparral out by San Bernardino. As I was headed up into Angeles NF, I didn't get...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By NoMoIke
Nevermind, found them. Google, duh.

Nevermind, found them. Google, duh.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By NoMoIke
Looking for a HUGE adv shop in/near L.A.

So it looks like I may be stuck in L.A. for the weekend. Can anyone tell me where to find an ADV shop with lots of selection? I'm not really sure what I'm after, but I'll bet I could find something...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-04-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By NoMoIke
I can do 60+ if I take it easy...and I'm a great...

I can do 60+ if I take it easy...and I'm a great big fat person. If I push it, it'll go below 50mpg.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,422
Posted By NoMoIke
Google maps lets you download base maps for...

Google maps lets you download base maps for offline use. Also, Craftycoder created http://www.dualsportmaps.com/ to have some of the same functionality. The price of the app is a bit high, though.
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