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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By KYMike
I need a snappy comeback, but I got nothing. ...

I need a snappy comeback, but I got nothing.

In reality, I'm hauling the bike 5 hours to MO the following weekend for the SBR. I want to try it locally before I do that.

If you see me there,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By KYMike
I've got a hitch hauler I need to try out, so I...

I've got a hitch hauler I need to try out, so I won't be riding there.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By KYMike
Are there tracks available for this? Unlike the...

Are there tracks available for this? Unlike the Icebreaker last year where I had to follow you the whole time, I've now got a GPS.

Of course I still might follow you and Anthony if you're on...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By KYMike
Oh good, little bikes! Is this still a GO?

Oh good, little bikes!

Is this still a GO?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-05-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By KYMike
Thanks to the GS rider heading South on HWY 95

Just wanted to thank the GS rider heading south on Hwy 95 today, just north of Jacksonville around 10:30am. After being without Internet for a week, I was having serious ADV withdrawals. Seeing the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By KYMike
Pretty slick. I was fortunate in that my...

Pretty slick.

I was fortunate in that my pack came with a loop. I haven't ridden with it yet, but have the option of hanging it by the loop, or letting it rest on the seat. I'll have to see which...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 13,295
Posted By KYMike
Gonna miss this one. Spring Break, and the family...

Gonna miss this one. Spring Break, and the family has plans!

I'll watch for the pictures when I get back.
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By KYMike
Hey Sawatch. I looked around the house and found...

Hey Sawatch. I looked around the house and found a lumbar pack that fit nicely on the XT. This should work much better than a magnetic bag. Thanks for the idea....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-21-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,288
Posted By KYMike
I saw the Fredericktown Courthouse and recognized...

I saw the Fredericktown Courthouse and recognized it immediately. My dad grew up in Fredericktown, and I spent many weekends there at my grandparents' house. My grandfather used to own a small...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,288
Posted By KYMike
Didn't he used to ride a horse with no name?

Didn't he used to ride a horse with no name?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-07-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By KYMike
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By KYMike
Sawatch - That rear luggage looks good! ...

Sawatch - That rear luggage looks good!

Sawatch & Data - Thanks for the magnetic tank bag suggestions.
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By KYMike
Magnetic tank bag

Anyone using a magnetic tank bag on your XT?

I'm wanting to add a small one. I have a Joe Rocket manta bag on another bike, but it's a little too big. Just wondering if there's a small one known...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,516
Posted By KYMike
So.......I can plan on getting home Sunday at...

So.......I can plan on getting home Sunday at "Late" + 6 hours. Thanks!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,516
Posted By KYMike
Start & End Times?

I may have missed it, but what time do you guys leave from St. Clair Saturday morning?

Also, what time do you usually roll back in on Sunday?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 13,523
Posted By KYMike
Sounds like my "group" is coming...

Sounds like my "group" is coming together.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 13,523
Posted By KYMike
I'll be right behind you on my XT250.

I'll be right behind you on my XT250.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,516
Posted By KYMike
<---COPY FROM HERE Sign-up sheet 1....

<---COPY FROM HERE

Sign-up sheet

1. Copy this entire post, along with the most current list of names, and these instructions!
2. Hit "New Reply" button at the bottom of page (no, not the...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By KYMike
It won't be free, but I've camped at state parks...

It won't be free, but I've camped at state parks before that had "tent only" sections and RV/trailer sections. The RV/trailer sections looked like permanent residents were living there, but the tent...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,272
Posted By KYMike
Swinging Bridges Ride 2014

Are you guys planning to have a 2014 Swinging Bridges ride?

I hadn't seen anything about it yet this year. A couple of us in KY would like to join. Just curious what weekend if it's already been...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 71,038
Posted By KYMike
XT250 windscreen

Hey Anthony,

What kind of windscreen did you put on the XT?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-20-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 23,397
Posted By KYMike
Here you go Mark. Just trying to help you and...

Here you go Mark. Just trying to help you and Josh with the whole pie thing!


Old Tag...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 21,196
Posted By KYMike
Hello Ladybug. Looking forward to more....

Hello Ladybug.

Looking forward to more. Lovin' the smaller bikes!
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Ladybug. I hope to make it to your...

Thanks Ladybug.

I hope to make it to your neck of the woods sometime. I've never been up that way.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
You need to go Mark. It's an amazing area,...

You need to go Mark. It's an amazing area, probably even better when the NP's are open. If you could just haul the DRZ on the back of the FJR, your options out there would be limitless!
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Dave. Enjoyed meeting you as well. Wish we...

Thanks Dave. Enjoyed meeting you as well. Wish we could have had more time to talk about your amazing pictures and ride reports.




Thanks clint64.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By KYMike
With my V-strom gone, I'd been thinking about...

With my V-strom gone, I'd been thinking about getting a more road worthy dual sport.

I hadn't considered an FJR until now!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,144
Posted By KYMike
Nice job Mark! Why didn't you take the DRZ?

Nice job Mark!

Why didn't you take the DRZ?
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Eddieb. It's a Cabela's Boundary...

Thanks Eddieb.

It's a Cabela's Boundary Waters duffel bag. They still sell it, but only in "green" now. I checked their website and they still show pictures of the blue version, but only to show...
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Good question. The parks had already been...

Good question.

The parks had already been closed a few days when I began. I knew our economy was supposed to be improving, but felt it was fragile enough that a prolonged shut-down would really...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
In Conclusion

Well, that’s it. Time for a quick recap of the trip:





Length: 9 days of riding (Oct. 3rd – 11th)
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Day 9, Friday October 11th

After a great night’s sleep, I wake up to a cool, brisk morning. Normally I’ve been going to sleep early, and waking up early, but today when I open my eyes it’s already light out. I finally slept in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Thanks ShimrMoon. Sometimes "determined"...

Thanks ShimrMoon.

Sometimes "determined" and "ignorant" can yield the same results :rofl. I don't plan on crossing Kansas any time in the near future. I did notice some Goldwings that didn't seem...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Ha ha....I like my V-Strom. I find it very...

Ha ha....I like my V-Strom. I find it very comfortable too!

Thanks bigblockbarry.
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Nanuq.

Thanks Nanuq.
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Day 8, Thursday October 10th

I wake up and check the weather. The Grand Canyon (North Rim) has snow…well good thing I can’t go there. I check near the State Park in Nevada. It’s clear, but I have to ride through two large rain...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Day 7, Wednesday October 9th

I wake up and take another long, hot shower. I’m getting my money’s worth out of this motel room. My room also comes with breakfast at the same restaurant where I had dinner last night. Not too...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
Hello FotoTEX. I like my Cabelas tent, but...

Hello FotoTEX.

I like my Cabelas tent, but I think they quit making it. I like the roominess of a 3-person tent when moto-camping...plenty of room for me and my gear. It also goes up easy and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
N-Id-Jim, Thanks! Yeah Hwy 141 was...

N-Id-Jim,

Thanks!

Yeah Hwy 141 was great. I'm having withdrawls now that I'm home.
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,596
Posted By KYMike
The Wee did just fine. Crossing Kansas I would...

The Wee did just fine. Crossing Kansas I would have liked more horsepower to counter the high winds. It holds all my camping gear well, and I find it a comfortable ride. Speed-wise some people...
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