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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
If you live in Chicago, Monday at 1 PM there is...

If you live in Chicago, Monday at 1 PM there is going to be a City Council Finance committee meeting in the council chambers in City Hall and the only thing on the agenda is a proposed ordinance...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Sorry it's taken me awhile to respond...haven't...

Sorry it's taken me awhile to respond...haven't had a computer handy for over a week...Thank you for the kind words, Moose...sometimes it's a thankless job but, it IS a labor of love! Getting thanks...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 04:58 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Great shots from Elkhorn, Moose. Thanks for...

Great shots from Elkhorn, Moose. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 04:39 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
I see I'm going to be the first to post since the...

I see I'm going to be the first to post since the ride & races...Just want to let you all know that duct tape plugging the air screw hole and keeping the choke out helped make the bike run fine...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 09:36 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
OK... can do that...weather looks good in...

OK...
can do that...weather looks good in tonight's forecast!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
OK...10ish at the Brat Stop it is then, I tend...

OK...10ish at the Brat Stop it is then, I tend prefer to get to the races early for various reasons but, I'm flexible, especially when riding with someone I'm new to riding with...I also understand...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Ahoy your Mooseness...(and anyone else...

Ahoy your Mooseness...(and anyone else interested) Does 9 AM work for you to meet up at the Brat Stop next Friday (July 4) to ride for breakfast and then on to the Elkhorn flat track?
10 AM was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-21-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Moose, Would a 9 AM meet work for you (and...

Moose,
Would a 9 AM meet work for you (and anyone else)? If we're going to meet & ride to have breakfast and ride to Elkhorn on backroads, it would give us some extra time in case of something...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2014, 05:24 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Meeting at the Brat Stop, going for breakfast...

Meeting at the Brat Stop, going for breakfast from there and taking backroads to the Elkhorn races would work for me. All we need to do is set a time.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Sorry...should have been more specific...The...

Sorry...should have been more specific...The races are on July 4th. They're early enough in the day that you can be home in plenty of time for the evening BBQ and fireworks! What could be more...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-20-2014, 10:01 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Any of you ADV Rider Chicago thread regulars...

Any of you ADV Rider Chicago thread regulars planning to ride to the 1/2 mile flat track races in Elkhorn Wisconsin on the 4th? I remember that MooseDog went last year...(I actually parked next to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Absolutely...Thanks. :thumb

Absolutely...Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2014, 04:39 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
I hate to cancel the ride I posted to the Henry...

I hate to cancel the ride I posted to the Henry flat track but, I must. It looks like the weather will hold out but, yesterday at about 4 PM I was on scene at a fatal motorcycle accident right in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2014, 08:26 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
If the Crud seems like more than you want to do...

If the Crud seems like more than you want to do this Sunday the AMA Vintage National flat track series will be visiting our fair state at the Marshall-Putnam County fairgrounds half mile in Henry IL....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 09:41 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
You are correct, Sir! Thank you for keeping me...

You are correct, Sir! Thank you for keeping me honest!

Us northside city folk have a tendency to get those numbered roads a bit pixilated in our cerebral cortexes.............I knew where it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
For a very good burger try KC's on the southeast...

For a very good burger try KC's on the southeast corner of 176 and Wilmot road near Richmond. I sometimes ride up there just for a burger!
As for your headlight...try Oakton Auto Parts in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
KTM don't make a pasta maker!..........It's a...

KTM don't make a pasta maker!..........It's a spaetzel maker!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-05-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13,904
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Not "motors".......................ENGINES!!! ...

Not "motors".......................ENGINES!!!




Motors run on electric current..................................Engines run on fuel!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-27-2013, 09:16 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Moose, Are those screws something new meant for...

Moose,
Are those screws something new meant for winter trail riding or are they meant for riding/racing on ice? Problem with ice screws is they don't hold up for trail riding. Ice screws get worn,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2013, 05:30 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Yeah...Just took a call from a colleague on the...

Yeah...Just took a call from a colleague on the west coast who is in the SoCal racing scene who told me that the reports of a booby trap were incorrect. It doesn't make it any easier or less sad that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2013, 02:03 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Godspeed Sad enough as it is but,...

Godspeed


Sad enough as it is but, downright criminal if it turns out that the unconfirmed reports that he ran into a booby trap are true.
I read a comment from a frequent desert racer that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-10-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
The American way, baby! They open their land up...

The American way, baby! They open their land up all season for riding and racing...work their butts off keeping it groomed, safe and clean of debris...Buy & maintain all the equipment needed to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-09-2013, 03:07 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Too bad.....I was hoping to finally meet you in...

Too bad.....I was hoping to finally meet you in the real world! I'm going to be easy to locate if any of the ADV Chicago thread crew wants to say hello...just ask Wardy or Jay Hall (if he's there) or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-08-2013, 03:49 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
I are...be there with a small contingent of old...

I are...be there with a small contingent of old curmudgeons from the Chicago Norton Owners Club...I'll be on a TTR 250. there'll be a DR 400 and an ATK in the group among possible others.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-06-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Any of the ADV Chicago crew planning on taking in...

Any of the ADV Chicago crew planning on taking in the Fox Valley Off Road Rider Appreciation playday this Sunday?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-10-2013, 09:01 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
What do you do when you buy elsewhere and then...

What do you do when you buy elsewhere and then get a bill in the mail from the state, county or municipality? How do you avoid paying tax when registering a new purchase?
I understand you can get...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,931
Posted By OldTimeBiker
Another good way to get the feel of the bike and...

Another good way to get the feel of the bike and enjoy some competitive riding would be to set it up for the ice. You might need to lace up some different sized rims to match the size of ice tires...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,931
Posted By OldTimeBiker
AMA Rulebook in hand...The Triumph would be...

AMA Rulebook in hand...The Triumph would be eligible for any AMA sanctioned TT scrambles in Class 6 506cc and over or in any of the 3 age based classes Veteran (+30), Senior (+40) or Super Senior (+...
Forum: Racing 09-08-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,931
Posted By OldTimeBiker
Pick a race that's on a beginner friendly...

Pick a race that's on a beginner friendly track...Maybe come east and do one of the District 17 GP races that aren't as tight as a Hare Scramble. That will give you a taste without getting in over...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2013, 04:28 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Jen, Crashing is part of riding in the...

Jen, Crashing is part of riding in the dirt...It's instructional because it helps you learn! It's also why there is so much gear for off road riding! This was the Hare Scramble I told you about that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2013, 08:23 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Absolutely!!! +1...Moose, I kept an eye...

Absolutely!!! +1...Moose,

I kept an eye out for you while lurking about on my red FXR...hard to recognize someone just from pictures...I spent most of my time at the endurocross section...It...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-26-2013, 07:57 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Itasca isn't bad but, it's about 10 to 15 minutes...

Itasca isn't bad but, it's about 10 to 15 minutes further west that the area I suggested depending on traffic.
OakBrook Terrace would be getting beyond the easy access that the River Road,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 10:36 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Buy your tickets from the Cubs website or a...

Buy your tickets from the Cubs website or a reputable broker. Then you'll be assured that they're genuine. WAY TOO MANY incidents of counterfeit tickets. Also...You mention "airports"...make sure you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 12:32 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Long post...please bear with me... I see...

Long post...please bear with me...

I see you've already gotten a reply but I would venture a few suggestions for your consideration. I live about 7 miles due west of Wrigley right off Addison...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-25-2013, 06:45 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Hi Jen...Fancy meeting you here! I lurk and post...

Hi Jen...Fancy meeting you here! I lurk and post here sometimes. Mention your dirtbiking aspirations to these guys. They have a wealth of experience. See you soon...OTB AKA "D" J V
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13,904
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Moosedog, I fenagled a pit pass at Elkhorn...

Moosedog,
I fenagled a pit pass at Elkhorn yesterday and found my old friend Al Sumner to say hello...While talking with him I mentioned that I spend a little time on ADV rider and I asked him if he...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13,904
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
If you haven't done so already do some extensive...

If you haven't done so already do some extensive research on knee protection and braces. Braces are meant to support a weakened or injured knee...not protect it. I'd encourage you to consult an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2013, 08:43 AM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
Moose Dog... Try to re-post the photos...they...

Moose Dog...
Try to re-post the photos...they didn't take...Knowing Warner, do you know the guys with the Grey Ghost Sportster or any of the ChiVinMoto crew who did ECTA and Bonneville last year? Do...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2013, 04:21 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
+1...I was up there on Friday night. Not as many...

+1...I was up there on Friday night. Not as many had turned out yet but some of those cars were quite fast and brought back some great memories from many moons ago. Your shots are great, MooseDog!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2013, 04:14 PM
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Posted By OldTimeBiker
There is also Rocky Glen in Rockford right off of...

There is also Rocky Glen in Rockford right off of US 20 at IL Route 2. They are an IDNR facility and have an area for beginners and you could opt to ride the more advanced stuff including their MX...
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