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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,419
Posted By 2000RSV
For those of you in WI, Mischlers in Beaver Dam...

For those of you in WI, Mischlers in Beaver Dam is an excellent BMW dealer. Their techs know the old stuff and they STOCK lots of parts for older bikes.

Was riding to the UP with my son and had a...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,570
Posted By 2000RSV
Tall guys (6'4" here), and guys on a budget -...

Tall guys (6'4" here), and guys on a budget - Yamaha Royal Star Venture. Lots of room front and back. Floor boards all around.

A bit dated on technology as they still run carbs. 1300cc V4...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,854
Posted By 2000RSV
I read all the difficulties with the Mayers and...

I read all the difficulties with the Mayers and wonder.....

Hasn't anyone ever heard of Russell Day Long?? :deal

RDL purchased the original design from the Mayer father and has build an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 833,822
Posted By 2000RSV
Still for sale. Perfect for taking to the lake.

Still for sale. Perfect for taking to the lake.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,878
Views: 833,822
Posted By 2000RSV
2004 GMC Yukon XL

We purchased new in 2004 and it has served us well through 4 kids. School, sports, jobs, and ultimately, to college. All are now out of the house and this fine truck needs to find a new family.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,022
Posted By 2000RSV
Yup, always on the bikes. Have one for each bike...

Yup, always on the bikes. Have one for each bike and it just stays on there. It isn't a full EMT type first aid kit. The $20 Walmart kit.
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,050
Posted By 2000RSV
Any left? Son's laptop took a digger yesterday. ...

Any left? Son's laptop took a digger yesterday. Also, is the MSOffice an active copy?
Forum: Road Warriors 03-05-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,768
Posted By 2000RSV
Yamaha Venture. Only point it doesn't hit on...

Yamaha Venture. Only point it doesn't hit on your list is it is a V4, not a twin. I'm 6'4" with 35" inseam. It is my long distance bike and I can pound out multiple 1000+ mile days on it.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-19-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By 2000RSV
Seeing as Fargo is in South Dakota, don't 'spose...

Seeing as Fargo is in South Dakota, don't 'spose it is.

:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-15-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By 2000RSV
Didn't see Rick Mayer Saddles there. BTW,...

Didn't see Rick Mayer Saddles there.

BTW, Polaris makes the Slingshot. Was surprised at how large it was.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,383
Views: 259,538
Posted By 2000RSV
(Mean teacher) You're (/Mean teacher) ...

(Mean teacher)

You're

(/Mean teacher)

:D
Forum: Road Warriors 01-13-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,637
Posted By 2000RSV
And that town and dealer is ....? We call...

And that town and dealer is ....?

We call out crappy dealers. We should call out the good ones.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By 2000RSV
KLR - inexpensive - Easy to fix -...

KLR

- inexpensive
- Easy to fix
- Reliable
- No special tools needed to do anything
- High GVW (can carry lots of stuff)
- Can get parts anywhere
- Can find someone to fix stuff anywhere
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,003
Posted By 2000RSV
You may want to check out Laam Seats. ...

You may want to check out Laam Seats. laamseats.com

He used to work for one of the Mayer brothers and went out on his own. While I haven't purchased one yet, looking to get one for my KLR this...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-23-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,483
Posted By 2000RSV
Hate to continue being a killjoy, .....but..... ...

Hate to continue being a killjoy, .....but.....


Unless you win the lottery or your parents have set up a trust fund for you - you can't afford another bike with your current income/expenses. ...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,483
Posted By 2000RSV
Thank you. I've been a Dad for a lot of years...

Thank you. I've been a Dad for a lot of years and have had this conversation more than once.

I felt I was starting to come across as a curmudgeon, hence, the 'Get off my lawn' comment. Glad...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,483
Posted By 2000RSV
OK, now we are getting somewhere. Ranger...

OK, now we are getting somewhere.


Ranger - gone.
Ram - owned by parents. Therefore, only fixed costs are insurance and maintenance.
Trailer - assume this is paid for. Only fixed costs are...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,483
Posted By 2000RSV
Wait. Am I reading this right? You own TWO...

Wait. Am I reading this right? You own TWO trucks and a two-fiddy? Just so you can help friends move (I understand about helping the folks)? How many of these vehicles do you have payments on?
...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,483
Posted By 2000RSV
OK Flyboy, I'm going to pull a 'Dad' moment here....

OK Flyboy, I'm going to pull a 'Dad' moment here.

Love your enthusiasm for riding. I have it too. However, a motorcycle is a toy. Yes, you can also make it into a tool (as is a truck/car), but...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 09-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Posted By 2000RSV
Lifetime maps makes a difference. I have...

Lifetime maps makes a difference.

I have seen hardware (Zumo and one mc mount) in the $300-$400 range. Car mount generally has little value. Extra individual mc mounts $30-$50 depending on...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-20-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By 2000RSV
Yamaha Venture. The Barcalounger of motorcycles....

Yamaha Venture. The Barcalounger of motorcycles. Lots of passenger room, great wind protection, and you can pick up a 5 year old low mileage one for under $10k.

Biggest problem is wife's helmet...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,862
Posted By 2000RSV
We have a local station that has non-ethanol 87...

We have a local station that has non-ethanol 87 octane. It is what I run in my bikes (when in the home area) and all my yard equipment.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By 2000RSV
Copperas Pond

Copperas Pond is 6 miles North East of Lake Placid on Hwy 86. There is a trailhead there and you climb/hike about 1/2 mile to this pond. There is a big rock for jumping off.

First found this by...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By 2000RSV
Just got back - What a great time!!! The...

Just got back - What a great time!!!

The only time we were concerned with security, the kind folks of Maine came through. We stopped in Ogunquit to walk the Marginal Way. Stopped at the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By 2000RSV
My boots and helmet are the most important things...

My boots and helmet are the most important things to secure. I have odd sizes (read 'big' ) that would be very hard to replace at a local retail store.

None of our stuff is all that nice (other...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By 2000RSV
Thank you all. I have one cable and will pick up...

Thank you all. I have one cable and will pick up a couple more. I have 4 small locks keyed alike for my KLR panniers that should work.

Look forward to sharing this ride with my wife and want to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By 2000RSV
Heading to NE - Security of Riding Equipment

Wife and I are heading to NE for a week of riding. There will be no big cities, but lots of stopping. My concern is stopping to hike some trails in VT, NH, NY, and Maine. Will need to change from...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,154
Posted By 2000RSV
motorcyclegear.com. Really easy to work with. ...

motorcyclegear.com. Really easy to work with. Returns are simple. lots of last year's models at good prices.

No relation, just a really happy customer.
Forum: Road Warriors 06-30-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,858
Posted By 2000RSV
Get a Venture. Same engine, just detuned a...

Get a Venture. Same engine, just detuned a little (OK, detuned a lot). Lots of room for goodies. You can pick up a really nice Venture '10-'11 with a couple of years of warranty left for <$10k. 5...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5,519
Views: 561,852
Posted By 2000RSV
I just don't get it. Must be extra special since...

I just don't get it. Must be extra special since it is 'custome'.

http://madison.craigslist.org/mcy/4542443900.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00t0t_6Y5qgjuffx8_600x450.jpg

One of a kind,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,274
Posted By 2000RSV
Mr. Belt and Gravy - You back-to-backing with the...

Mr. Belt and Gravy - You back-to-backing with the MN1k on the 21st?
Forum: Face Plant 06-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,413
Posted By 2000RSV
There are several good shops in the area. The...

There are several good shops in the area. The Honda shop in Fond du Lac is excellent (ProMotorsports). I don't have any experience with the Honda shop in Oshkosh.

There is a decent indy shop in...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 629,648
Posted By 2000RSV
New activation only. Damn. Just started my...

New activation only.

Damn. Just started my new activation at full boat about a month ago. Haven't ridden anywhere where I used it either. Oh well.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 39,152
Posted By 2000RSV
Cannon, Well done and well documented - as...

Cannon,

Well done and well documented - as always. Rode some of the paved roads and the tunnel in KY when I took my Mother for a long weekend on my bike. Good memories. Thank you for putting...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-01-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 1,288,908
Posted By 2000RSV
No go. KLR lever has different mounting hole...

No go. KLR lever has different mounting hole diameter.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,154
Posted By 2000RSV
Leaving Fond du Lac about 4:30ish. Electrics...

Leaving Fond du Lac about 4:30ish. Electrics will be on full fry setting. Can't wait!
Forum: Road Warriors 04-11-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 1,288,908
Posted By 2000RSV
K100 shift lever is the same as what's on their...

K100 shift lever is the same as what's on their now. 5.3 inches CL to CL. I have a take off shift lever from a KLR I am going to straighten up some and see if that will work.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-06-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 1,288,908
Posted By 2000RSV
Thanks for the suggestions. I have a size 15...

Thanks for the suggestions. I have a size 15 boot and are wearing the Combat Lite boots. Overall, they are huge.

I will see if I can find a K100 lever. Have a buddy with a parts bike and I will...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 1,288,908
Posted By 2000RSV
Extended Shift Lever?

Question for you brickbrains -

'86 K75C. I have large feet. With riding boots on, it is difficult to get my boot under the shift lever. Is their an extended shift lever available? Or one from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,519
Views: 561,852
Posted By 2000RSV
Think he stuttered when he typed the final zero...

Think he stuttered when he typed the final zero in the price and put two instead of one. :rofl
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