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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By palandor
2006 Yamaha xt225 for sale

I'm selling my XT 225 and it is listed in the flea market:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=959207

Location is Beavercreek, OH 45430 (that's the eastern side of Dayton.)

If anyone...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 70,765
Views: 5,789,154
Posted By palandor
Hello from Beavercreek. Hocking Hills is...

Hello from Beavercreek.

Hocking Hills is great to ride to/in. I did weekend trip and stayed at Valley View Cabins. (not camping, but still nice with the wife.)
I haven't done any other...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2012, 04:54 AM
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Posted By palandor
That would be me, Name Escapes Me. :lol3 Thanks...

That would be me, Name Escapes Me. :lol3
Thanks for leading! Those roads were fun and it was nice putting faces with names.

- Brian
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2012, 07:44 PM
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Posted By palandor
I bought some roller skater/skateboarder knee and...

I bought some roller skater/skateboarder knee and elbow pads from a store and they work great.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16,041
Views: 1,218,128
Posted By palandor
From Tim Horton's to the east, where I was...

From Tim Horton's to the east, where I was uploading the tag. :D

If I had thought you were another tagger, I would have stopped and said hi!
B
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16,041
Views: 1,218,128
Posted By palandor
:-) Thanks! Was that you in Urbana parked...

:-) Thanks!

Was that you in Urbana parked on the street near the roundabout, wearing grey and/or black riding gear?
On my way out, I rode right by someone standing next to a 'Strom' but was too...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16,041
Views: 1,218,128
Posted By palandor
Next up... Is one is in a state park that is near...

Next up... Is one is in a state park that is near the intersection of two ohio state routes, each with three digits. One road's digits are the same forward and backward and add up to the sum of ten....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16,041
Views: 1,218,128
Posted By palandor
Tag! My first ever! ...

Tag! My first ever!



http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8462/8019916107_7dbe1f4395.jpg (http://www.flickr/motw/8019916107/)
Location is 1455 river road in Urbana at the Borch Bark Canoe Livery.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2012, 06:52 AM
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Posted By palandor
Puke I rode part of it and it was definitely fun....

I rode part of it and it was definitely fun. Although I took my WeeStrom with street tires and should have taken my xt225 that's set up for dirt/trail; it would have been even more fun with 200 fewer...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
Nice. :-) Lots of folks went riding Tuesday and...

Nice. :-) Lots of folks went riding Tuesday and it was definitely a great day for it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
Thanks Buildit! Great ride on saturday. I...

Thanks Buildit! Great ride on saturday. I definitely could spend more time at Hidden Springs, especially if I wear the dirt riding boots this time (instead of the dirty hiking boots). :-)

Mike,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2012, 02:24 PM
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Posted By palandor
Ever have that "ok, we waved at each other, now...

Ever have that "ok, we waved at each other, now what?" kind of feeling?
:ear:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
There's a kid's gear thread?? Yaay! Now, if only...

There's a kid's gear thread?? Yaay! Now, if only I can find it. :-D
(if you have a bookmark to it, that would be appreciated, but I'll keep looking.)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
I took my 10 yr old to a local store two months...

I took my 10 yr old to a local store two months ago and a men's large helmet fit on his head. Couldn't find a jacket for him, even the men's & women's XS was too big for him. There is a distinct lack...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2012, 11:55 AM
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Posted By palandor
I have Trakmaster II on both wheels of my xt225. ...

I have Trakmaster II on both wheels of my xt225.
I don't remember the mileage on the front tire, but it's still in the first 1/3rd of its life. The rear tire is only just starting to wear off those...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,041
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Posted By palandor
So what you're saying is, until I have a camera...

So what you're saying is, until I have a camera (and a phone plan) that can upload pics, I shouldn't bother trying to get a tag?
:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
Sounds good. :-) I'll send you the track that...

Sounds good. :-)
I'll send you the track that I was sent and also the route, once I extract it from my GPS (Garmin Nuvi 500) which should be this weekend.

Cheers,
-b
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
I have a gpx file I can send you with the full...

I have a gpx file I can send you with the full track (it was sent to the cinci riders email list), and/or I can somehow export the route from my gps and send that to you also.

-b
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-26-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
The 1/3rd that I rode (I got tired and had a GPS...

The 1/3rd that I rode (I got tired and had a GPS route issue) was probably about 25% to 40% gravel. The rest were paved roads, country gravel/dirt/pavement roads, and one or two dirt/rock roads....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2012, 03:53 PM
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Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
I don't know if anyone else is going Sunday the...

I don't know if anyone else is going Sunday the 22nd (tomorrow), but it is looking like a good day and so I will be riding the route (unless something weather related pops up).
I'll be at the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2012, 12:38 PM
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Posted By palandor
+1 to that!

+1 to that!
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By palandor
I had a Tet9 and didn't like it. Found it to be...

I had a Tet9 and didn't like it. Found it to be too hot. Also found it to be very "floppy" in the wind and not reassuring when it was blowing hard (ie, thurnderstorm).

Check out a Eureka Apex 3xt...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By palandor
Oh, now that IS a great link! Thanks! -b

Oh, now that IS a great link!
Thanks!

-b
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2012, 10:26 AM
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Posted By palandor
I'll be there and I know one or two others will...

I'll be there and I know one or two others will be also.

-b
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By palandor
Question rpms & sprocket change math

Ok, someone check my math on this... I think this is how gearing calculations work. :ear

If bike 'x' goes at speed 'y' at 5500 rpms with a stock front/rear sprocket ratio of 3.00 (15 & 45), and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
As long as it's not actively raining that day, I...

As long as it's not actively raining that day, I am quite interested in going on April 21st and am looking for someone (or several someones) to ride with. I will likely be on a V-Strom 650 with...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-03-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By palandor
The packing info is much appreciated, thanks you...

The packing info is much appreciated, thanks you two!
Hopefully it will also help other 2-wheeled travel-newbies (like me) in the future. :-)

Cheers,
-b
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By palandor
Weight distribution in top & side bags?

My wife and I did a pre-pack and 2-up test ride this past weekend, meaning everything we need for a weekend road trip got packed up and allocated into two side cases and one top tail-case.

Total...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
I've got an xt225 and it's set up for dirt trails...

I've got an xt225 and it's set up for dirt trails and gravel/paved roads. The only downside I see to it is that it doesn't have a lot of extra power.
Let me explain. It has power, enough power for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2012, 07:04 AM
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Posted By palandor
:D His -other- cheeks. The ones between his...

:D
His -other- cheeks. The ones between his neck and eyebrows. :-P

(gotta get some higher speed tires for my trailer. 55mph sucks.)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-11-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 70,765
Views: 5,789,154
Posted By palandor
Is that a better or worse image than seeing a...

Is that a better or worse image than seeing a sport bike doing 70+ on the highway while wearing sunglasses and dressed in black?
Kinda made me think of Neo (from the Matrix), except his cheeks were...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
:-) Then I'll see you there with the xt!

:-)

Then I'll see you there with the xt!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 70,765
Views: 5,789,154
Posted By palandor
I'm in for Sunday. Just not sure which bike to...

I'm in for Sunday. Just not sure which bike to use...
a) V-strom 650 with Tourance tires (rear tread is about 80%, front is probably about 50%)
b) or trailer in the xt225 with full knobbies that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-08-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 70,765
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Posted By palandor
I'm open for riding Saturday and/or Sunday. If...

I'm open for riding Saturday and/or Sunday. If there's an impromptu group meeting for a pavement/gravel roads ride starting somwhere between "north of Cinci" and "west/south of Columbus", I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-17-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,444
Views: 191,643
Posted By palandor
Hi everyone, I just joined the group and...

Hi everyone,
I just joined the group and wanted to introduce myself. I ride a DL650 (pavement commuting & 2up) and an XT225 (dirt, trail, sometimes street) and am in Beavercreek (just east of...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,889
Posted By palandor
I have the Madstad bracket with a Givi...

I have the Madstad bracket with a Givi windshield. It is set for all the way forward and I adjust it up or down as needed. (up for protection & city/slower speeds, midway for light wind flow or...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16,041
Views: 1,218,128
Posted By palandor
I love that "fire station". :-) I've seen it...

I love that "fire station". :-) I've seen it before and every time I get a chuckle.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By palandor
So,not-so-worn tourances would be ok for that...

So,not-so-worn tourances would be ok for that terrain?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By palandor
Nice, thanks for sharing. What tires did...

Nice, thanks for sharing.

What tires did you have on your bike at the time?
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11,450
Views: 1,742,519
Posted By palandor
Nice, thanks for sharing. Always good to see a...

Nice, thanks for sharing. Always good to see a 1/4 pint hanging around with the +size bikes. ;-)
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