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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By zxrider11
Sounds like a great plan, count me in if the...

Sounds like a great plan, count me in if the dates work.

Chandler Hills Campground would be a great place to base camp.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-10-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Here are some pictures from the dualsport ride. ...

Here are some pictures from the dualsport ride. We had 6 riders for the Friday Pre-Ride, and 11 riders for the Saturday trip to Boon. There were lots of smiles and no bad crashes or breakdowns. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
That WR250R looks good with the 17's. How does it...

That WR250R looks good with the 17's. How does it wheelie now? Are you able to keep the same chain with the wheel swaps, or do you have to break the chain every time?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-05-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
I actually hope we get some rain this week. ...

I actually hope we get some rain this week.

It has been very dry in the Baldwin area over the last few weeks. There have been Moderate & High Fire Danger warnings because it has been so dry....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
For those interested in attending the Saturday...

For those interested in attending the Saturday "Advanced" Dualsport ride to Boon, Godzuki and myself are planning to do a Pre-ride on Friday @ noon.

For the Friday Pre-ride @ noon, we will ride...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
All those bikes you listed above would be great...

All those bikes you listed above would be great DS bikes for Michigan. Personally, I have had (2) WR450's and they worked awesome on the Single track, ORV and any sand sections. With a Clarke 3.6...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Most of the route will be fast paced two-tracks &...

Most of the route will be fast paced two-tracks & snowmobile routes.

We will mix in Single Track, ORV, MCCCT trail and some gravel road connectors.

If we head out from Kestlewoods by...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,358
Posted By zxrider11
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m126/zxrider11/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/StandUp_zps8afa9cb9.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/zxrider11/media/KTM%20690%20Enduro%20R/StandUp_zps8afa9cb9.jpg.html)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
*Warning* If anyone sees this guy at the...

*Warning*

If anyone sees this guy at the Kestlewoods Campground, do not give him alcohol of any kind. He may be wearing a "State Issued" ankle bracelet, and he has been seen using a walking cane....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Sorry, no GPS files to share - just 10 years of...

Sorry, no GPS files to share - just 10 years of experience riding the area is all I can provide.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
The Saturday Dualsport ride to Boon will be...

The Saturday Dualsport ride to Boon will be challenging, and I would not advise it for a beginner.

We won't leave anyone behind, but expect a fast pace and lots of technical obstacles to overcome...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
The day route I have planned for Saturday, May...

The day route I have planned for Saturday, May 9th will probably be a total of 150+ miles. I estimate we will only be on paved roads for about 10 miles or less.

I have a nice 3 mile section of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Mat, those tires will get you through most of the...

Mat, those tires will get you through most of the Dualsport ride to Boon, but you will hate them in the sand sections. I plan to be there all day on Friday, so we can always ride a nearby section of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 60,852
Posted By zxrider11
1. You can easily cruise at 70mph fully loaded...

1. You can easily cruise at 70mph fully loaded with plenty of power for passing.

2. Give yourself a budget of $2,000 for accessories such as Adventure Spec bash plate, Scotts steering...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By zxrider11
If you are looking for a nice rustic camping spot...

If you are looking for a nice rustic camping spot - check out Joyce Kilmer Road #1134 on the North Side of Lake Santeetlah just off Hwy129 outside of Robbinsville. All along Joyce Kilmer road are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Sorry to hear the bad news Pete. Are you getting...

Sorry to hear the bad news Pete. Are you getting the RSV fixed or perhaps looking for a replacement bike?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Just to clarify the dualsport ride for Saturday,...

Just to clarify the dualsport ride for Saturday, here are some details:

1) You will need to have both Michigan ORV stickers - see above post

2) Your bike will need to be Street Legal...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19,456
Views: 1,369,209
Posted By zxrider11
A few of us Michigan guys enjoyed a nice Southern...

A few of us Michigan guys enjoyed a nice Southern Indiana dualsporting ride last weekend. We covered over 700 miles in 3 days.

The free camping at Hardin Ridge Campground just south of Bloomington...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
If you plan to join the Dualsport/ADV/Dirt ride...

If you plan to join the Dualsport/ADV/Dirt ride on Saturday, May 9th - be sure and get your ORV Trail Permits.

You will need both the Annual ORV Permit + the State Desiginated Trail Permit for a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
The Deals Gap Store & Gas Station is so...

The Deals Gap Store & Gas Station is so commercialized now that I actually avoid it on weekends.

And it just gets so frustrating to see photographers in almost every corner now, and dealing with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
1971 - Two Lane Blacktop is the movie from which...

1971 - Two Lane Blacktop is the movie from which that picture was taken.
Sweet Pontiac GTO Judge
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
Make sure you leave with good tires that will...

Make sure you leave with good tires that will make the round trip and be prepared for pop-up rain showers in the afternoons and freezing temperatures at higher elevations.

It is 700 miles one way...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
Rob, your trip to Deals Gap sounds insane! ...

Rob, your trip to Deals Gap sounds insane!

If you want to meet up for lunch again at the Beltline Bar in GR, I can give you some information in regards to "must-do's" in the Deals Gap area.

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
Looking forward to Movie Night, see you there!

Looking forward to Movie Night, see you there!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
Got out for a few miles of riding the backcountry...

Got out for a few miles of riding the backcountry near Petoskey/Wolverine area, here are a few pics:
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Welcome to the site Lane, nice choice of bikes -...

Welcome to the site Lane, nice choice of bikes - the WR & EXC are great bikes.

Feel free to join us for the dualsport ride that will take place on Saturday, May 9th.

We will leave from the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,946
Posted By zxrider11
In deep snow, these Timbersleds are very easy to...

In deep snow, these Timbersleds are very easy to ride. Turning is similar to a Wave Runner, you have to stay on the gas and power through it.

They do require alot of physical strength to move...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,946
Posted By zxrider11
I survived the Timbersled adventure on Sunday,...

I survived the Timbersled adventure on Sunday, March 1st.

We met Mike our tour guide from http://www.whichwayadventures.com/ in Petoskey, MI and followed him to the staging area located 10...
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By zxrider11
You may want to research oil consumption issues...

You may want to research oil consumption issues with some 530's that are street ridden.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By zxrider11
My 2012 KTM 690 Enduro cruises nicely at...

My 2012 KTM 690 Enduro cruises nicely at 60-70mph, with plenty of roll-on power for quick passing.

I have -3 gearing on my rear sprocket and cruising @ 65 mph is an indicated 4,000 rpms.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,946
Posted By zxrider11
I got invited on a Timbersled Adventure ride for...

I got invited on a Timbersled Adventure ride for the weekend of Feb 28th.

We are renting snowbikes from http://www.whichwayadventures.com/ out of Petoskey, MI.

It looks we get to...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,841,053
Posted By zxrider11
Take off the airbox snorkel cover, remove the...

Take off the airbox snorkel cover, remove the airfilter and check for oil in the bottom of your airbox.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9,519
Views: 488,374
Posted By zxrider11
Fox Motors on 29th Street in Grand Rapids has a...

Fox Motors on 29th Street in Grand Rapids has a full line of Klim Gear. Ask for Dan Mills or Ozzy.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By zxrider11
I had the Clarke 3.6 gallon on my 2007 WR450f. ...

I had the Clarke 3.6 gallon on my 2007 WR450f. It worked great, and I was able to use the factory tank shrouds. My touring range was 140-160 miles before reserve. No noticable top-heavy feeling.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By zxrider11
Fuel filters clog Fuel pump overheats and fails...

Fuel filters clog
Fuel pump overheats and fails
Rear brake lever bends and will fracture
Gas cap filler neck does not seal & leaks
Seat pan cracks and fractures
Air box does not seal
Chassis...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-20-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
From the first page of this thread: "Our...

From the first page of this thread:

"Our group will be in a secluded clear cut section in the middle of the woods"

I have been there many years ago, and the clear cut area is huge. Plenty of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By zxrider11
$6,500 - $8,000 would be my estimate. You...

$6,500 - $8,000 would be my estimate.

You will want to replace the fuel filters, sonic clean the fuel injector and replace the fuel pump at some point.

Also, I would flush all the brake fluids,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-06-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By zxrider11
You can easily spend $10,000 on mods plus the...

You can easily spend $10,000 on mods plus the cost of the bike, to create a nice 690 Adventure bike.

Here are a few expensive mods to budget for:

$700 - Scotts steering stabilizer & rubber...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-26-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 102,843
Posted By zxrider11
Rob, keep an eye on Arctic954 when the roads get...

Rob, keep an eye on Arctic954 when the roads get twisty - he is one of the fastest riders in West Michigan!
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 1,730,959
Posted By zxrider11
Looks good. Now prepare your wallet for all the...

Looks good. Now prepare your wallet for all the mods you will want to do.
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