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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,331
Posted By prof-fate
Thanks (and DAMMIT). I chickened out last summer...

Thanks (and DAMMIT). I chickened out last summer when I got to the end of 41 --pressed for time and not sure I'd have enough in me to do it and get back....BUT, I'll def ride it when I get back up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,331
Posted By prof-fate
How long (if could estimate) do you figure it...

How long (if could estimate) do you figure it would take on a small DS at a very moderate pace to make it from the end of the pavement on 41 to the shores at the rocket Range?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By prof-fate
maybe too late --try this: ...

maybe too late --try this:

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/map/sd

always turns up one or two worthwhile (/surreal) points of interest.

j
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
Can't recc a burger place, but have a possible...

Can't recc a burger place, but have a possible for the headlight: Try the Habitat For Humanity ReStore on 31 near 90. They always have a bunch of oddball stuff. I KNOW for a fact that there was one...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
and this: "BONUS: You'll get a 1986...

and this:

"BONUS: You'll get a 1986 Hybrid-Davidson pit bike (aka the original motor-donor). It's currently sporting a weedwacker motor that turns a lucas alternator via chain drive, which goes...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
"NO CARBS" ---yet, pictured "NO SEAT" --yet,...

"NO CARBS" ---yet, pictured
"NO SEAT" --yet, pictured

"THE HEADER AND EXHAUST IN THE PIC IS NOT INCLUDED"....???


ahhh it's ALL clear---it's "make of ------ fu r."

No doubt a VERY...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By prof-fate
Shocking. Absolutely SHOCKING! Corruption in...

Shocking. Absolutely SHOCKING! Corruption in ILLINIOS?!?! I'm contacting my Congressman immediately. They should be made aware that corruption exists in Illinois.
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...as soon as I find...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 661,132
Posted By prof-fate
FS: 2009 Yamaha XT250 in Chicago Link to the...

FS: 2009 Yamaha XT250 in Chicago

Link to the BIG ad:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=904640

----putting it out to ADV-ers before the wretched refuse that is craigslist.
j
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
I'd start them with a Safety briefing. Not to be...

I'd start them with a Safety briefing. Not to be paranoid, but visiting Chi should be approached like visiting a foreign country. Yes, Mag Mile is a nice area.....but that doesn't mean much anymore...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,331
Posted By prof-fate
EXCELLENT reference. Thankyou, sir. jm

EXCELLENT reference. Thankyou, sir.

jm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,331
Posted By prof-fate
Any insight/commentary on the Freda Grade ORV...

Any insight/commentary on the Freda Grade ORV route out of Houghton?
It looks like a nice short 'fill in' ride for a few hours on a day (early July) that I wont have full sun-up to sun-down riding....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
and THAT, proves the point. Try this...

and THAT, proves the point.

Try this analogy: If you're standing on a train track, and you hear a loud whistle, and the ground rumbles, and you look down the track in the direction you are facing...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-20-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 759
Views: 69,331
Posted By prof-fate
>>>>have a ride planned up there in about 2...

>>>>have a ride planned up there in about 2 weeks riding the UPAT (the big >>>bike shortened route).


I have a ride planned up there in about 4 weeks riding the UPAT --also the big bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By prof-fate
This would make an excellent entry for an FAQ...

This would make an excellent entry for an FAQ STICKY
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By prof-fate
Any idea how are the ground conditions are? My...

Any idea how are the ground conditions are? My trip up to the U-P is still several weeks away, but I was in Nebraska and west Iowa over the weekend and there was signif snow on the ground there :-(...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
Sunday, May 5, 2013 ...

Sunday, May 5, 2013

===============================================


Police shoot man during Lawdale disturbance ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-28-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
So...no engine. No Trans, No Title. Someone...

So...no engine. No Trans, No Title.

Someone PAGE the Sawzall Samurai........
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By prof-fate
There are some TREMENDOUS parts in IL......but...

There are some TREMENDOUS parts in IL......but none within an hour of the west suburbs (unless you consider Sugar Grove and the like West burbs).

The NW corner of IL has some countryside that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,217
Posted By prof-fate
Well, I suppose that about sums up the 'Welcome...

Well, I suppose that about sums up the 'Welcome to Illinois' remarks.
(understand that we in IL are getting ripped off by our state and local governments (both explicitly by politicians taking cash...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
>>>> bran new lime green powder coating ...

>>>> bran new lime green powder coating

bran...as in, 'granola'???

>>> trades or crotch tocket

CRAP. And I just had my crotch tocket removed by my urologist last month.

A better question...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,356
Views: 661,132
Posted By prof-fate
In absence of a price, I'll assume, FREE. . ...

In absence of a price, I'll assume, FREE. .

DIBS!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
Its a FINE line between Deck and DOCK. [More rain...

Its a FINE line between Deck and DOCK. [More rain Thursday:-( [

jm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
If you examine the other aspects of the picture...

If you examine the other aspects of the picture (i.e., everything but the 'endero'), you'll have some idea why.


------>NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND. IT REALLY WORKS!............
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
Wait.... >>>Ebay: "Buy it now price @...

Wait....
>>>Ebay: "Buy it now price @ $11,000.00 and worth every penny. "
>>Craigslist: "for a quick sale it is priced at a bargain at $10k or best offer"


Or.......NOT.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
>>>>>>>>>>>fully automatic transmition hand...

>>>>>>>>>>>fully automatic transmition hand breaks fresh 1600 dull port

How the HELL can I compete with an auto transMition, hand brEAks, and a 1600 DULL port ????

I FOLD (FULD).
jm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
...and so as to REDEEM the thread creep: ...

...and so as to REDEEM the thread creep:

Doran reverse trike


http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/mcy/3731922420.html

and

TRIKE
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
this very one, perhaps: [...

this very one, perhaps:
[ http://youtu.be/FdAs1qBOO1s (http://youtu.be/FdAs1qBOO1s) ]

(jump to 1min 38s)

http://youtu.be/FdAs1qBOO1s<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/FdAs1qBOO1s"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
>>dick move UNDERSTATEMENT. Bad for all of us...

>>dick move
UNDERSTATEMENT. Bad for all of us that ride.......but...
Not to worry. It's still early in the season. Riding like that, figure he (?) should be dead by mid-June and it WONT be a loss...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By prof-fate
any idea why COD was dropped from the location...

any idea why COD was dropped from the location options?

john m
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-03-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By prof-fate
http://www.outreach.niu.edu/mcycle/ and ...

http://www.outreach.niu.edu/mcycle/

and

https://www.mrp.illinois.edu/selectCourse.aspx

EXCELLENT PGMS. Highly rec for newbies, AND they have Intermediate, Advanced, and Sidecar courses (at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
You DID notice the posting date, right? ...

You DID notice the posting date, right? (otherwise, I fear u r WAISTing yur time......)

jm
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-01-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 453,925
Posted By prof-fate
>>>Trailer has a one of a kind paint and detail...

>>>Trailer has a one of a kind paint and detail job on it,

One-of-a-kind. I'll bet THAT's right.......


j
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
PM me if you want--I can set up my saw with the...

PM me if you want--I can set up my saw with the Sil-carb blade. Two cuts will take less time than it will take to roll the saw out of the garage....BUT, prob not until Sat.
john
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 163,357
Posted By prof-fate
Gone, Baby, Gone. I'll bet that...

Gone, Baby, Gone.

I'll bet that thing....when it ran, was a rocket ship (...also in need of a parachute to slow its descent..)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 163,357
Posted By prof-fate
#$%&! I keep forgetting that>>>> SINGLE...

#$%&!
I keep forgetting that>>>> SINGLE cylinder on the CBR.
You did get me to give a good long look at the CBR 250 specs. DONE.
Not on my short list anymore. I sat on one last year and at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 163,357
Posted By prof-fate
It IS a cool bike and I had long lusted for one,...

It IS a cool bike and I had long lusted for one, way back....but aside from the obvious $$ difference, with the new(er) CBR250R going for under 3k (for the 2011's), what would compel me to consider...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
If you decide to go the Table Saw route, I have...

If you decide to go the Table Saw route, I have piles of carborundum/ silicon carbide blades sitting around ---very smooth cut on hard materials.

john
(about 15 min from Itasca)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By prof-fate
Wow. Talk about NINE LIVES. I love that old...

Wow. Talk about NINE LIVES. I love that old boat. The crossing is something everyone should do at least once. It IS getting a bit pricey, and I believe there (still) is a competitor that makes the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14,616
Views: 709,611
Posted By prof-fate
I dont know the KTM dealer or the Sales...uhhh,...

I dont know the KTM dealer or the Sales...uhhh, 'guy', but I DO know the scenario. And may I add a GIANT:
DUH.
You keep referring to the deal you had set for 16.5. Why, a >RATIONAL< person would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,528
Views: 163,357
Posted By prof-fate
>>>> also included 250 sx motor , frame, pipe...

>>>> also included 250 sx motor , frame, pipe ,and other parts 2 titles 250sx,and 300exc

2 titles and motors? Frankenbike?

jm
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