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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
That was a fine night out. So nice to see you all...

That was a fine night out. So nice to see you all even though I got there late.


Side note: has anyone done business with Performance Engine & Machine in Middleton? I'm think I'm going to take...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-21-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
That sounds like a great idea. I love this sort...

That sounds like a great idea. I love this sort of thing.



Looks like I'm going to be showing up a little late tomorrow night. I can get there around 8:30. I forgot I need to pick up my wife...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
in!

in!
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 25,148
Views: 4,435,022
Posted By TimCC
maybe it was the Renthal Twinring...

maybe it was the Renthal Twinring (http://www.renthal.com/shop/mx-products/rear-chainwheels/twinring)

aluminum center with steel on the outside for the teeth
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25,148
Views: 4,435,022
Posted By TimCC
It looks like the fuel screw is still available...

It looks like the fuel screw is still available direct from the Works Connection (http://www.worksconnection.com/details.php?id=968) website. They don't list any specific bikes that it is designed...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 136,916
Posted By TimCC
Beautiful! :clap:clap

Beautiful! :clap:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 26,089
Posted By TimCC
Party! yay. I got mine in the mail yesterday....

Party! yay. I got mine in the mail yesterday. Now I just need to find a bike to ride. The TTR ate it's crank bearing. Maybe I'll take the V-Strom. :evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 26,089
Posted By TimCC
oh hell, forgot to send mine in Think John...

oh hell, forgot to send mine in

Think John is going to freak out if I hand deliver?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By TimCC
Instead of trying to remove them intact, a near...

Instead of trying to remove them intact, a near impossible task, take some high res photos of them. Make a photo collage and print it up poster size. Hell, maybe even frame it before you give it to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,497
Posted By TimCC
Had the same thing when I bought a used strom. I...

Had the same thing when I bought a used strom. I ended up pulling almost all the stickers off. I figured that they told his story. I was going to write my own. :D the flip side is that that bike went...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 719,635
Posted By TimCC
For sale: 2006 Suzuki V-Strom DL1000 in Madison,...

For sale: 2006 Suzuki V-Strom DL1000 in Madison, WI.
26,050 miles
$4500
Salvage title bike.

Link to ad in main flea market. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012916)

Click this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
So, we got out to Richland Center and tested out...

So, we got out to Richland Center and tested out the bike. I liked it. It ran smooth but had lowering links and was way too softly sprung to get a good feel for handling. I did not buy it... yet. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
:thumb If I get that bike, I'm there for sure!...

:thumb If I get that bike, I'm there for sure! Looks like tons of fun.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
I got the 650 sold. I'm thinking of selling the...

I got the 650 sold. I'm thinking of selling the strom as well. It's just the multi-bike syndrome acting up. I currently have more money in the street bike and a cheaper dirt bike that isn't working....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
My wife and I are going to the Quivey's Grove...

My wife and I are going to the Quivey's Grove beer fest (http://www.quiveysgrove.com/beerfest/beerfestmain.htm) on October 4. Anyone else interested? There are 80 tickets left for sale. Beers from 46...
Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,921
Views: 751,068
Posted By TimCC
My preference has always been to have the front...

My preference has always been to have the front tire to match or be more aggressive than the rear. Having the back end slide around doesn't bother me but having the front start to wander always...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,018
Posted By TimCC
:clap This picture is great. No sand!

:clap

This picture is great. No sand!
Forum: Regional forums 08-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
I think that the only issue with Boulder Junction...

I think that the only issue with Boulder Junction would be the art fair where they block off most of town.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
Talking Thank you all for the advice and offers for tools...

Thank you all for the advice and offers for tools and help, but the biggest thanks for Poppa Lobster and Lobster Jr. for delivering and doing most of the work installing my new water heater. Thank...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-16-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
I appreciate the offer of help Clark. I hope...

I appreciate the offer of help Clark. I hope things go smoothly. We'll let you know the outcome.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-15-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
I've got a little propane torch but I think it's...

I've got a little propane torch but I think it's getting a little low on gas. I've been using it for mechanic work like installing bearings and trying to free a stuck exhaust header. :D

Have an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
Lobster's picking it up from Jake and will be...

Lobster's picking it up from Jake and will be coming down Saturday morning. I can use all the help I can get. :) I've never done any plumbing so I don't have any of the tools or fittings needed to do...
Forum: Regional forums 08-14-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
I'm unreasonable when wearing spandex.:umph

I'm unreasonable when wearing spandex.:umph
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
I'm going to try and make this happen. Stand by...

I'm going to try and make this happen. Stand by for details. :deal





there will be beer :freaky


and brandy:thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-14-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
:fitz I finally broke thru the...

:fitz

I finally broke thru the extractor. Now using a grinder and rat tail file because the hole is off center on the bolt. Such tedious work. Dead water heater is almost a welcome distraction.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
Our water heater just died. Does anyone know a...

Our water heater just died. Does anyone know a Madison area plumber that they would recommend? Is it something that I should just read up on and try to replace myself?
Forum: Regional forums 08-05-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
Bonebag - I just realized I never paid. I'll pay...

Bonebag - I just realized I never paid. I'll pay you when I get up there Thursday night.

Need to find some time to change the oil on the strom.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
Congratulations! I'm coming tonight, but...

Congratulations!

I'm coming tonight, but won't be able to stay late. I think I'll be there 7:30ish.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 472,201
Posted By TimCC
Camping in a place we weren't supposed to be. In...

Camping in a place we weren't supposed to be. In the woods along the south shore of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
Truck, it sound's like you are my best option...

Truck, it sound's like you are my best option for getting the TTR home. Let's make it a plan. I'll pm you with contact details.


papalobster, you get to be my plan B. Don't worry tho, your plan...
Forum: Regional forums 07-02-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
Excellent, I'm afraid that the carolla is on it's...

Excellent, I'm afraid that the carolla is on it's last legs and I'm not sure I trust it pulling a trailer anymore. I need to find out why that check engine light is on. I'll swing by and auto parts...
Forum: Regional forums 07-02-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
That would be awesome. Did I mention that the...

That would be awesome. Did I mention that the company you work for totally saved our asses on our trip and overnighted set of clutch friction plates from Maine to the ass end of the UP? Fantastic...
Forum: Regional forums 07-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 113,428
Posted By TimCC
Let me know what you come up with, that's the day...

Let me know what you come up with, that's the day I was planning to head up also.

Would anyone be available to trailer a TTR back to Madison for me if I ride my V-Strom up?
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By TimCC
Part of the deal with my wife was that I sell the...

Part of the deal with my wife was that I sell the bike right away when I got home. She was't very pleased with the unexpected expense. At the time of the deal I only had one bar on the cell phone...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,284,113
Posted By TimCC
I don't mean to be bad mouthing the bike. The '98...

I don't mean to be bad mouthing the bike. The '98 DR650 was a significant change from my TTR. It just isn't set up right for what I do. The suspension was too soft and had almost no damping and it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
Good chance I'll be there, but won't be until...

Good chance I'll be there, but won't be until 8:30 or so.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By TimCC
I hope 2TrakR knows he is appreciated. If I see...

I hope 2TrakR knows he is appreciated. If I see him at the rally, I will buy that man a beer. :D A lot of work went into stringing together that ride. The Michan trail system is well maintained and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,284,113
Posted By TimCC
Mike, thanks for the comments. I don't want...

Mike, thanks for the comments.

I don't want to blame it entirely on overloading. There was certainly a good chance there was some problem lurking that was beyond my mechanical skill to detect...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8,245
Views: 2,284,113
Posted By TimCC
Two weeks ago I had my first off road tour on my...

Two weeks ago I had my first off road tour on my TTR250. Well, I started on the 250. I exceed the weight limit for that little bike, add a little luggage and the bike gave out about 600 miles in. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 186,407
Posted By TimCC
That sandy track was crazy. I was feeling great...

That sandy track was crazy. I was feeling great when we hit that spot and was going somewhere north of 40mph thru it. Might have a little something to do with the TTR quitting on me the next day. :D...
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