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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 39,784
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Haven't ridden past Utica/starved rock but from...

Haven't ridden past Utica/starved rock but from chanahon to starved rock along the river is a pretty good ride for Illinois. Really twisty (for Illinois ) and wooded.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-11-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,282
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
You west coast guys stink. It's snowing here in...

You west coast guys stink. It's snowing here in northern Illinois. Enjoy the new bike very nice.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-30-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
800gsa. Whats the OTD price?

My buddy is looking at the new F800gsa. Anyone willing to share Out the Door numbers. Always better to have some pricing info before bartering.

Also how are you liking the the bike?? Looks pretty...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
any of you guys farther north pass by east...

any of you guys farther north pass by east dundee?? there is a track being built somewhere up there. supposedly opening in august. their website shows 4 tracks total. eastdundeemotorsports.com
Forum: GS Boxers 07-24-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,356
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Do it do it do it!!! You only live once my friend.

Do it do it do it!!! You only live once my friend.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Any of you guys going to "a day in the dirt". ...

Any of you guys going to "a day in the dirt". Country side bmw is having a ride August 4th at Joliet motorcross park. It is open to 30 riders ??? I guess you can take the big BMW GSA or whatever...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-20-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Touratech is in the vendor section and will...

Touratech is in the vendor section and will answer any question you might have. Just another thought.
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I just bought one from an inmate here. Keep an...

I just bought one from an inmate here. Keep an eye on the flea market. I looked around retail and all the prices were the same. I got lucky and found a used one maybe another one will pop up here....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-11-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I had a similar rattle or noise. I thought the...

I had a similar rattle or noise. I thought the motor was the cause but finally realized my left fog light was vibrating off the crash bar. I realize this probably is no help to you but thought I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Going for a ride to starved rock after work...

Going for a ride to starved rock after work Tuesday ( if I get off). Taking the back roads. Don't know any of you but if anyone's interested let me know. I will be starting out in chanahon at I 55...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,358
Views: 359,273
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
++1. :lurk:lurk:lurk

++1. :lurk:lurk:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,813
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
That sucks. These bikes cost a lot of money....

That sucks. These bikes cost a lot of money. Sucks big time when they don't work as well as they should. Hope your back on the rode quickly.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,607
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Dont feel too bad. I did the same thing on my...

Dont feel too bad. I did the same thing on my brand new bike/setup. I got lucky and the hinge was not damaged too bad. I now lock the front hinge.....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 24,659
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Yes I aborted the mission. I looked at the...

Yes I aborted the mission. I looked at the weather and road closures and decided to call it off. I might try again memorial day weekend. I also worked midnights all week too so i would have gotten a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-25-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Anybody going to MCC to test ride the new Ducati...

Anybody going to MCC to test ride the new Ducati hyperstrada?? Got an email from them they are demoing the bike Friday.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 24,659
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
thanks so much for the links. You guys saved me...

thanks so much for the links. You guys saved me some possible aggravation. Looks like the bridge and roads into and out of Louisiana are flooded. I will check again thursday but it doesnt look good....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 24,659
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Thanks I didnt think about that. I am watching...

Thanks I didnt think about that. I am watching the weather too so hopefully its good friday and saturday. I am going just to get out and ride so I can abort the mission if need be. I will see if I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 24,659
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I have done it a few times. I actually live in...

I have done it a few times. I actually live in kankakee which saves an hour/hour and a half. It has taken 6.5 all highway to 12 hours mostly all backroads to Rolla. This time I am going to a friends...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-24-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 24,659
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I will be riding from Chicago to Richland...

I will be riding from Chicago to Richland Missouri Friday the 26th if anybody is interested. I plan to take the highway to lousianna mo. Then all back roads. Just staying the night in Richland and...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,254
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Sweet lets see some picks. The rally is bad a@@...

Sweet lets see some picks. The rally is bad a@@ looking. Ride safe on her.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-23-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,426
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I bought a brand new 2012 GSA with every option (...

I bought a brand new 2012 GSA with every option ( that I'm aware of) on it. I like the abs because I feel in an emergency it will likely stop more effectively than me. The asc I like because I ride a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,254
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Then buy it. Life is short you can afford it go...

Then buy it. Life is short you can afford it go for it. I started out riding motocross as a youth and started on street bikes. I am 40 and have a lot of experience riding. Many of the people...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,254
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
For your first bike I would buy a beater bike to...

For your first bike I would buy a beater bike to warm up on. The gs is an expensive bike to repair. I am sure you are more than capable but there are a lot of little things to learn. I would buy a...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-13-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I would call MCC of villa park. I thought they...

I would call MCC of villa park. I thought they rented triumphs. I know you want a BMW but I thought I would mention it. Good luck.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I agree 100%. Cycle werks of Barrington is top...

I agree 100%. Cycle werks of Barrington is top notch. Great people to deal with.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
That's awesome. My shock was replaced a couple...

That's awesome. My shock was replaced a couple weeks out of warranty and I had to pay for it. BMW wouldn't step up to the plate. Although I didn't expect them too. That's an expensive part.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Agreed. Great site for sure but for me it is or...

Agreed. Great site for sure but for me it is or was a lot of information in many hard to find places. I still find or re find things I didn't know existed. I guess it will take awhile to get used to....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
It is frustrating getting a format or site...

It is frustrating getting a format or site figured out then an overhaul. You have to get all reacquainted. Definitely looks different.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Talking Probably those fruity BMW guys updating the look...

Probably those fruity BMW guys updating the look of this site
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Got an email Coutryside BMW is moving?? Anyone...

Got an email Coutryside BMW is moving?? Anyone have anymore info. Like where why...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,352
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Just Bought one myself!! Thanks for the positive...

Just Bought one myself!! Thanks for the positive review sk8rdi.
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,143
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
+++1. I have strapped walking sticks, rifles and...

+++1. I have strapped walking sticks, rifles and complete tents to my bike. Strap it down and roll with it
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,552
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
++++++1

++++++1
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 24,552
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Good luck on your journey. Hit me up if you have...

Good luck on your journey. Hit me up if you have any problems around the chicago area. Ride safe
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I'm going to just do it!:lol3

I'm going to just do it!:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
The flyer actually says 45 seconds. The change...

The flyer actually says 45 seconds. The change or law passed January first of 2012
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12,796
Views: 598,199
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
legal left turn on red

Has anyone heard it is now legal to turn left on a red light in Illinois?? I stopped at countryside bmw a few months ago and picked up a flyer. The flyer claimed Wisconsin already had this similar...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-24-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,485
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
I have a 2012 gsa with 2,200 miles. Took it to...

I have a 2012 gsa with 2,200 miles. Took it to the dealer because it is leaking oil. So I feel your pain believe me. Nonetheless it is still the best bike I have ever owned (2nd gsa) and takes me on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,931
Posted By KankakeeBenjamin
Bmw of Barrington is excellent to deal with. Just...

Bmw of Barrington is excellent to deal with. Just bought a new gsa from them and am very happy with their service. Countryside is ok but I cannot stand their service manager so I try not to ever go...
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