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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Thanks guys. I've got some phone calls to make!

Thanks guys. I've got some phone calls to make!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Bluhduh Custom Seat???

Does anyone know of an upholstery shop in Indy (or close) that would be willing to make a custom motorcycle seat? All of the big names are in California. Some of them are already booked into late...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-08-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Old Tag #2: ...

Old Tag #2:

http://stubob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Indiana-Photo-Tag/IMG0293/706099049_NoNRo-XL.jpg

While there, I couldn't help but notice this indictment of the local public schools:
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Don't think so...

I'd hoped to get the one up north last weekend, but life interfered......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By StuBob
Corbin problem number 412: They don't fit.

Corbin problem number 412: They don't fit.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Thumbs down Pointless additional complexity, if you ask me.

Pointless additional complexity, if you ask me.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,216
Posted By StuBob
Anyone Tried a Local Upholstery Shop?

I'm just not crazy about sending my stock seat to California for an unspecified length of time to have someone make a "custom" seat based on my photos and measurements and running the risk of having...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 37,470
Posted By StuBob
He says he made multiple attempts to talk to...

He says he made multiple attempts to talk to Baldy but never got a reply. That goes against common courtesy and, assuming it's true, shows that Baldy cares less about it than you do.

Perhaps a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
OK, now we have two readily identifiable tags at...

OK, now we have two readily identifiable tags at opposite ends of the state. Anyone who gets both of them in one day is....well.....cooler than me! :wave

Unfortunately, I'm working this weekend....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Lemme Get This Straight.......

.....We have a tag at Falls of the Ohio and another one coming soon? :ear
Forum: Vendors 09-04-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 37,470
Posted By StuBob
Absolutely. So much of it comes down to editing....

Absolutely. So much of it comes down to editing. There are some great stories here, but finding them can be a challenge. And even the best ones could be made better by a decent editor.

Best of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,785
Posted By StuBob
I've had both. Hated both. Finally decided I...

I've had both. Hated both. Finally decided I could live with the stocker for a bit. Next step is a local upholsterer.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By StuBob
I just installed mine last weekend. It took...

I just installed mine last weekend. It took about an hour and a half, plus two trips to the hardware store. A technician could probably do it in under an hour.

I've enjoyed doing valve...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,896
Posted By StuBob
I hate tank bags in general, but I've come to...

I hate tank bags in general, but I've come to terms with the TouraTech. I've come close to liking it, in fact.

As to crash bars, it seems they all come with non-English instructions. I've been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Thanks, Doug. I'm taking notes.

Thanks, Doug. I'm taking notes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-07-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Thanks for posting this. I'd thought the ATV...

Thanks for posting this. I'd thought the ATV trails, being wider, might be better-kept and more suitable for the big GS. If this is typical, you've saved me a lot of trouble.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,479
Posted By StuBob
Thanks, Ray. We'll be having a meaningful...

Thanks, Ray. We'll be having a meaningful discussion about the future of the VFR!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,479
Posted By StuBob
We did two days of dirt. They're evidently...

We did two days of dirt. They're evidently scheduling fewer of the street classes due to scheduling conflicts with the cars.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,479
Posted By StuBob
Thumb StuBob and WillieHorton Do the BMW Performance School

My 19-year-old son and I have just returned from the OffRoad school at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg. Wow!

We were in a class of about 12, with varying levels of off-road...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,656
Posted By StuBob
I resented the cost of TouraTech, but I bought...

I resented the cost of TouraTech, but I bought one. It works perfectly. The map pocket is big enough for an actual map, the bag stays put, it's easy to take off for fueling, and the bars clear it. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Thumb Bump the Bluff

Just bumping the other tag. I think this is #2 and the airplane is #1.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
I see that NOW You should've seen me...

I see that NOW

You should've seen me crisscrossing the canal in Indianapolis, getting stares from people in paddle boats.

:baldy
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Bluhduh Reading Comprehension Matters

Today, I spent more time than I'll admit looking for that stinkin' boat. Then I realized I was on the wrong canal!!!:becca

Nice day, though.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Question Well...I....uh.....um....well...

I think Henry County. Close to Westwood, maybe? We were headed from Lawrence in the general direction of New Castle. The clover was in bloom everywhere, but the church set that field apart.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Thanks. That's probably as good as the rez gets....

Thanks. That's probably as good as the rez gets. I had a too-small card in and hadn't planned on being artsy. You can go to the Smugmug page and see if it's any better there, but this is sized Large....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Talking Sometimes, it isn't about the twisties

I've had to work all this weekend, but last weekend my wife and I took an afternoon "adventure" east of Indy. The roads were straight but clean, the scenery beautiful in a Midwestern sort of way:
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-23-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Well, I've heard of a tree hugger, but this...

Well, I've heard of a tree hugger, but this sounds like something entirely different! :huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
I'd better take somebody with me to call 911 ...

I'd better take somebody with me to call 911 :fall :baby
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Talking Well, if it's number 3......

I got it!!!!

Odd little place.

http://stubob.smugmug.com/photos/515303398_RgnW4-M-1.jpg


I got another one, but I'll save it in the interest of maintaining just 2 tags. It's hard enough to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Men was men then :johntm, and family was family....

Men was men then :johntm, and family was family. :mrskbasa
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16,864
Views: 1,069,180
Posted By StuBob
Wink Prairie Creek?

So, I was trying to get lost today when I happened upon what looked like OHV trails at Prairie Creek, just outside of Muncie. There were signs saying you had to have a permit to use the trails, but...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Thanks. Yesterday was a 300-mile shakedown. I...

Thanks. Yesterday was a 300-mile shakedown. I found a couple of things I need to change, chickened out on a rapidly-narrowing gravel road, and had a generally good time, including a great lunch at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
#2 Tagged!!!

#2 TAGGED!!!!

http://stubob.smugmug.com/photos/513987480_fqou4-M.jpg

I don't know if the water is sweet, but the roads around it are.


Here's the new
#2:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2009, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
It's a 1200GS. Don't mind me. I'm just holed up...

It's a 1200GS. Don't mind me. I'm just holed up at a conference in Houston, wishing I was up there looking for gates with ghosts and taking their pics.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By StuBob
Consider the context. People are recommending...

Consider the context. People are recommending duct tape.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By StuBob
An upholstery shop might be able to repair it...

An upholstery shop might be able to repair it without recovering. I'd call around before I put ugly tape on it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Got it. But, the story just makes it a gate with...

Got it. But, the story just makes it a gate with a story, whose location is known only to a handful of people, all of whom live between Bloomington and Bedford. You'd feel the same if I posted...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 140,501
Posted By StuBob
Thumbs down These mysteries are annoying

From the OP:


:deal

I'm looking for an excuse to ride, not google.:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,799
Posted By StuBob
In! :lurk

In!
:lurk
Forum: Thumpers 03-18-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 705
Posted By StuBob
A. Great first bike :thumb B. But, you're...

A. Great first bike :thumb

B. But, you're almost certain to drop it :baldy

So, if B matters more to you than A, get something else first. If A matters more than B, get the GS.
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