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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
I actually did look into this. I was gonna get a...

I actually did look into this. I was gonna get a g2 throttle tamer shipped overnight until I saw the shipping cost. $70 for the part, and like an additional $55 for shipping.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
I'm not sure if that's the same or not. I know my...

I'm not sure if that's the same or not. I know my bike shares a lot with the sv bikes, but I haven't seen anything about it and the dr 650.

I would guess they're different purely based on the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
'05 vstrom 650

'05 vstrom 650
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Yep, I tried there, the Suzuki dealer over in...

Yep, I tried there, the Suzuki dealer over in decorah, the dealers over in prairie du chien, the ones up in lacrosse, and over in and around Madison.

The temporary fix should get me home, but I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
No dice so far on either an oem or aftermarket...

No dice so far on either an oem or aftermarket throttle tube. Not surprising, but most places don't keep any tubes in stock.

I've called most places around here, up to lacrosse, Madison, and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Thanks for the offer. I'll call around and see...

Thanks for the offer. I'll call around and see if anyone has one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Well, looks like my riding is now severely...

Well, looks like my riding is now severely limited. My throttle tube self destructed on a B road near the southern end of the 2014 route. :eek1

Fortunately I was able to jb weld it kind of back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Yes, there should be ice available at the...

Yes, there should be ice available at the campground. Worse case scenario you have to go into Monona (~10mi).

I rolled into the campground last night. There are no "reserved" spots, everyone just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
In

OK you guys want an In list so quote this and add your name.

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
I'm really excited about it. I downloaded the...

I'm really excited about it. I downloaded the maps to my phone locally so I can just turn data off while I am riding next week. These maps must have significantly less data inherent with them as...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
I was able to get a decent amount of the eastern...

I was able to get a decent amount of the eastern Iowa counties mapped with the DOT color maps. I have one map that includes all of Scott, Clinton, Jackson, Dubuque, Delaware, Clayton, and Allamakee...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Gps

I finally figured out the processes needed to get the county maps to over lay correctly and look decent. I was doing all of my testing with Scott and Clinton counties. Now that I have these...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
It's above my pay grade as well, but I am...

It's above my pay grade as well, but I am fumbling around in the dark with adobe acrobat, photoshop, and arcmap to try to find a workable solution. :lol3:lol3

I'm hoping to make some more progress...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Not to take this conversation too far off topic,...

Not to take this conversation too far off topic, but I am very interested in getting the IA DOT maps into a gps system. I didn't know very much about the pdf maps app, but it looks promising. I put...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Getting excited

I'm getting really excited for this trip. I plan on going up a few days early to get in more riding time up there. I'll be using Gaia GPS on my phone as my sole GPS device. Not to sound like a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Damn Moose Dog! I knew those KTM's were beastly,...

Damn Moose Dog! I knew those KTM's were beastly, but I had no clue you could pull a 27' toyhauler with one. :bow:bow

:lol3



atwater1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
Wow!! These shirts look incredible. :clap:clap ...

Wow!! These shirts look incredible. :clap:clap

I assume they will all be the same color as shown.

I'll be pre-ordering tonight. :D


atwater1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
In

Oh man, I'm am in for sure! :clap:clap

Very interested to hear more about the potential new location.
:ear


:freakyatwater1
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,605
Posted By atwater1
I really like the Columbia dry bag. Do you...

I really like the Columbia dry bag. Do you intend to offer it in any other colors, like maybe orange?:D:evil


atwater1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,410
Posted By atwater1
I completely agree. I also think the rally style...

I completely agree. I also think the rally style sounds great because it lets people go as fast or slow as they want without the burden of waiting around for others, or riding above your ability to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6,594
Views: 444,339
Posted By atwater1
Welcome VetStream! I'm probably on just the other...

Welcome VetStream! I'm probably on just the other side of 74 from you (Davenport). :D:D

There are a couple other guys who ride dual sports in the QCA as well. A few co-workers (Mr. Salty and...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 933,336
Posted By atwater1
...Maybe they swapped bikes! :rofl I'm...

...Maybe they swapped bikes! :rofl

I'm blown away by how fast she is moving today.


GO LAIA! :pynd
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 933,336
Posted By atwater1
What happened to Bam Bam? He is listed at...

What happened to Bam Bam? He is listed at +24:45 for WP8. :huh
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 933,336
Posted By atwater1
Maybe the other aliens got him... :rofl

Maybe the other aliens got him...


:rofl
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 933,336
Posted By atwater1
Looks like Bam Bam is working real hard to...

Looks like Bam Bam is working real hard to (physically) catch up to MC.


MC is +1:04 for WP1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By atwater1
Charlie Parker's is the ddd place on the sw end...

Charlie Parker's is the ddd place on the sw end of town. Awesome breakfast, and it will be busy, but worth it IMHO.

I also second Darcy's Pint. The horseshoes there are delicious.:freaky

...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-15-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 126,740
Posted By atwater1
Glad I could help, and I can't wait for more! ...

Glad I could help, and I can't wait for more! :clap :slurp



atwater1
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,196
Posted By atwater1
That's a good point. Last time I used it I think...

That's a good point. Last time I used it I think I was at zoom level 14.5. Maybe that is just zoomed in too far. Next time I'll zoom out some and see what that does.


atwater1
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,196
Posted By atwater1
I thought I'd bring up this issue again. I...

I thought I'd bring up this issue again. I contacted MotionX Support via email to see if there was anything I could change to make my GPS run more smoothly. They responded very quickly and gave me...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,196
Posted By atwater1
All, First of all, I am a n00b when it...

All,

First of all, I am a n00b when it comes to using a gps in conjunction with my motorcycle. I have an iphone 5, which I use for gps on the road, but I am just now experimenting with using it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 356,265
Posted By atwater1
Any other details on this? I grew up about 15...

Any other details on this? I grew up about 15 minutes from sand ridge, and I used to run on the trails there all the time. They have quite a few trails, but they are only open for foot and horse...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 57,308
Posted By atwater1
Someone will correct me if I am wrong, but I...

Someone will correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that Doctor Zed brought the stickers last year.

I also think it was psycho klr who put together a kick ass t-shirt order.



atwater1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 57,308
Posted By atwater1
I'm IN!!! :freaky :DHad a blast last year...

I'm IN!!! :freaky

:DHad a blast last year with YFF's, and can't wait for this year.

I hope all of the snow will be gone by then...:norton:lol3


atwater1
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12,230
Views: 924,856
Posted By atwater1
Looks like Viladoms is in, 9:11 down from Coma

Looks like Viladoms is in, 9:11 down from Coma
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,724
Posted By atwater1
First of all, I would like to say that I am very...

First of all, I would like to say that I am very much a n00b when it comes to suspensions. The following may or may not make sense...


I figured I would just start with heavier springs and play...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,724
Posted By atwater1
DRZ forks

CJ / Oldhound,

What all did you guys end up doing to the DRZ fork internals for this set up? I think I am going to look for a used set of forks, but I am curious as to what else will be needed to...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,499
Posted By atwater1
I like readymix's ADV crutch. I also think...

I like readymix's ADV crutch.

I also think Moto Crutch would work. It looks like a nice tool.

:freaky
Atwater1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,724
Posted By atwater1
Any updates or new pictures? :ear I'm quite...

Any updates or new pictures? :ear

I'm quite interested in this kit. I think it is just the thing my wee could use.

:freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,724
Posted By atwater1
We'll, the 25th is almost here which means we...

We'll, the 25th is almost here which means we should have more pictures soon :D:D Can't wait to see 'em :1drink
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-28-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 32,724
Posted By atwater1
:tb:tb This is going to be awesome! ...

:tb:tb

This is going to be awesome!



Unpatiently waiting for more pictures :1drink
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