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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Yooper_Bob
This thread may help.... ...

This thread may help....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1054380

Where are you located?
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I wear a freestyle. I like the front zipper for...

I wear a freestyle. I like the front zipper for easy on/off.

Plenty of air flow...but then again, I live in 'da frozen north!
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9,379
Views: 2,104,833
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Held on with some little round 3M Dual Lock...

Held on with some little round 3M Dual Lock stickers (velcro type sticky thing-a-ma-bobs).

I have had mine on for probably 6 years now, and had to replace one sticker. They work great, and the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9,379
Views: 2,104,833
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I've got a Hyde Racing windscreen on...

I've got a Hyde Racing windscreen on mine....works great, and no holes!

http://hyderacing.com/store/adventure/ktm/640.htm

I also have a Renazco seat....love that even more!!!! :clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
It was a quick trip down and back. ...

It was a quick trip down and back.

Technically, we never even got as far south as Green Bay.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I'll rent it out for a reasonable $20 per hour!

I'll rent it out for a reasonable $20 per hour!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
The sides panels remove in about 30 seconds. I...

The sides panels remove in about 30 seconds. I had 'em on, just to have it fully assembled for the photo opp. The highest "locked" table position is 40". Plenty high for me, and I'm 6'6" tall. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Well.....here it is! :clap ...

Well.....here it is! :clap

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p59/yooper_drz/P4120050_zpswgak1a3f.jpg

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p59/yooper_drz/P4120051_zpsu8hcjtwr.jpg

Once I got...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-09-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,089
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Depends on which site ya' get.... ...

Depends on which site ya' get....

http://www.hipines.net/map
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Yooper_Bob
It's "Big Knob"....not "Bald Knob". There...

It's "Big Knob"....not "Bald Knob".

There also used to be a rustic campground south of Gould City, right on Lake Michigan. Locals call it "Scott Point", but I think the official name is "Gould...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Cannonshot provided several years worth of...

Cannonshot provided several years worth of riding.....:lol3

The only thing you will likely find crowded are the campgrounds....July 4th week is pretty popular. Make your reservations early.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-06-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Well...the plan is to head down this coming...

Well...the plan is to head down this coming Saturday morning, and pick up my new lift.

I managed to get a staggering group buy together of one! :lol3
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Yooper_Bob
How old are the kids? Michigan has miles and...

How old are the kids?

Michigan has miles and miles of ORV trails.

http://mi.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10365_15070---,00.html

Kids must be 10 years or older, and take the online MI ORV safety...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,106
Posted By Yooper_Bob
This is the exact reason why new riders should...

This is the exact reason why new riders should buy something small and cheap to learn on. It's a lot easier to develop good riding skills on a smaller/lighter bike. Once you have a basics down,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 588
Views: 44,696
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Come on....sometimes the internets are hard to...

Come on....sometimes the internets are hard to understand! :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,496
Posted By Yooper_Bob
You retired guys have all of the fun...:2cry

You retired guys have all of the fun...:2cry
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,730
Posted By Yooper_Bob
For sand....keep your weight as far back on the...

For sand....keep your weight as far back on the bike as you can.

Keep the RPM's up.

The front will float a bit....let it.

Faster is always better (within reason).

The new tires will be a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 44,696
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Quit givin' away all of da' good UP riding spots!...

Quit givin' away all of da' good UP riding spots!



:wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Deja Vu....get a tekvest.

Deja Vu....get a tekvest.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-29-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,089
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Now, that's my idea of "roughin' it"!

Now, that's my idea of "roughin' it"!
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Yooper_Bob
My wife bought hers new....dumped it her very...

My wife bought hers new....dumped it her very first ride.

Poor little bike now has more road rash than I have ever seen on any other bike in my life. :cry JB Weld and zip ties are all that holds...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Nothing unusual....same things you would check...

Nothing unusual....same things you would check out on any other bike.

You will probably be surprised at how low it is geared, if you've never ridden one before. Don't worry though, a 45 tooth...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,089
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Don't they do drug and alcohol testing before...

Don't they do drug and alcohol testing before approving these guys???????



:evil
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Yooper_Bob
6'6" tall and 275#. Another vote for Tour...

6'6" tall and 275#.

Another vote for Tour Master stuff.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Next week is fine.

Next week is fine.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I honestly don't even know if the guy will do a...

I honestly don't even know if the guy will do a "group buy". :shog

I figured I would see if there was even any interest, before I called and asked.

Hard to have a "group buy" with a group of...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By Yooper_Bob
My feet are perfectly scaled to the rest of...

My feet are perfectly scaled to the rest of me....


....and yeah, I saw the low boot thingy afterwards...but, sometimes the only thing that fits are clown shoes, so we wear what we have to.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,617
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I have duck feet. Usually take a EEE or EEEE...

I have duck feet. Usually take a EEE or EEEE width.

I am currently wearing Fox Comp-5 boots. Plenty of width, but I did have to move up from my normal size 13 to size 15. :eek1

The 15's are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
I've seen those as well....I figured I can run...

I've seen those as well....I figured I can run down to the place I indicated, and check them out first hand, and then load one up and bring it home if I really like it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5,346
Views: 532,569
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Anytime I see a bike with either a "Metal...

Anytime I see a bike with either a "Metal Mulisha" or "Monster Energy" sticker on it, I quietly close the window, and move on to the next item for sale.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Yeah...this one costs a bit more than the Harbor...

Yeah...this one costs a bit more than the Harbor Freight version, but it has several distinct advantages that I really like.

- First, it has a working height of 40.5". That may not be important...
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,271
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Check out Pirelli XCMH. I ran a set on my...

Check out Pirelli XCMH.

I ran a set on my 640 almost 3,000 miles. Most every other tire I've tried are toasted at 1,000 miles.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-18-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Bumping this back up to the top. I am...

Bumping this back up to the top.

I am DEFINITELY pulling the trigger on one of these very soon.

http://appleton.craigslist.org/tld/4926922993.html

Anyone else been thinking of getting one?
...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-13-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,089
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Oh, fuuuuuuudge! :lol3

Oh, fuuuuuuudge!

:lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-12-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 30,089
Posted By Yooper_Bob
None of that swill holds a candle to the best: ...

None of that swill holds a candle to the best:

http://www.sprecherbrewery.com/images/soda/thumb/bottle_mug/rb_pint_n_mug_cold.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,742
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Can you get these? Tekrider.com I...

Can you get these?

Tekrider.com

I personally wear the "freestyle".
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Ah....I figured that "fair bit" meant somewhere...

Ah....I figured that "fair bit" meant somewhere between 50 and 100 miles.

So...given the clarification, I would say that either bike would fit your requirements.

Two very important changes...
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Yooper_Bob
This cinches it...go XT! The TW is a ton of...

This cinches it...go XT!

The TW is a ton of fun.....once you get to the dirt.

Wife has a TW...we only have to ride 30 seconds to hit dirt.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By Yooper_Bob
Bump! Anyone else using the Lock-n-Load?

Bump!

Anyone else using the Lock-n-Load?
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By Yooper_Bob
The gear part is easy... - Definitely...

The gear part is easy...

- Definitely install new chain/sprockets...you don't want to start a long trip without 'em.

- I would also install the case guards...they are cheap insurance.

-...
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