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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
C-Zulu and TommyMerle

Ted, that sounds good. Gimme a heads-up when you're wrenching and I'll see if I'm free. I've already been researching racks, luggage, and ergonomics.


And Tommy, thanks ! Oh to be in Arizona...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Howdy Jesse !

Did you get to Sir Ben's ? I ran into a bit of a debacle, locking myself out of my garage and my car in my garage ! Don't ask...:huh Mid March I'll take the KLR to it's new home and roll straight...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
One bike, 2 bike, 3 bike, 4...

Hey, I hear ya ! That'll be a work in progress, though not anytime real soon. Something like a 1200cc Super Tenere or another BIG adventure tourer. One for close to home and one for hitting the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks !!

Took a little time to wrap my head around the price tag, but it looks to be a hell of a bike. And as long as I still have a one-bike stable, a great choice for exploring the Arrowhead. I look forward...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By SplitRock
One idea...

I think cycle-to-cycle is a company that makes rigs like that.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-25-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Spring is a time of change...

Well, I've been holding off until I was sure this thing was going to happen, but I have sold the KLR. Yes, my little blue bomber is moving to the Twin Cities. After dropping her off I will proceed to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
If Duluth is the answer...

If it comes to it, we could do it at my place in Duluth. Looking at my schedule March 7 or 8, also March 21 or 22 are possibilities. Just an FYI


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-18-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks !

Thanks, CUDA, I might try that.

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Help Me Sell It !!

Greetings, Earthlings ! I've listed on CL and the local ADV flea market and the main ADV flea market. Now it's time for word of mouth. If anybody knows someone who might be interested in my 2011 KLR...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-02-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 753,970
Posted By SplitRock
2011 klr 650

Time to upgrade: Looking to sell my nicely appointed KLR 650. 2011 model year. Has a bit under 15,000 miles.

SW Motech rear rack system. The Quick Lok Evo set-up.
SW Motech lower footpegs. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-02-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,453
Posted By SplitRock
Shin-digitty !!

Oh, IN-deed !!



:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21,192
Views: 2,526,321
Posted By SplitRock
Damn Impressive !!

Jeebus Price, people are doing some serious pimping on these bikes !! Looks like I'll pick up my 2015 in March. Curious about the first "must-do" upgrades. Ergonomics and performance upgrades will...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21,192
Views: 2,526,321
Posted By SplitRock
thanks, ramjet

I appreciate the link !


:beer Brent
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21,192
Views: 2,526,321
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks, Gents...

I appreciate the input on break-in. Sounds very much like how I did the KLR. Yes, my KLR is turning into a KTM. :clap Because Evolution. And do you folks dump oil at real short intervals a time...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21,192
Views: 2,526,321
Posted By SplitRock
Break-In Styles...

Greetings beautiful people. I'm about to put down money on a 2015 690 Enduro. I wanted to start reading about a few of the various break-in methods people recommend. Point me in the right direction....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Holy Moley !!

Sweet Jesus, Ted ! Inching ever closer to 10 motorcycles in the stable !! When did you add the 690 Enduro ? Is yours a 2014 ? I need to call the moto shop in Rochester. He left me a message about...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Lutz...

Hey there Mike. Looks like I'll meet bidda at Emily's at noon tomorrow (Sun.) Some quick grub and then a short ride, possibly a beer. If you care to PM me with your cell # I can give you a heads up...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Castle Danger Brewing/ Emily's Knife River

I know some folks have expressed interest. My though was maybe meeting at the top of Palisade Head on Sunday morning/late morning. Leisurely trip down the shore and a brew at the brewery and some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 03:56 PM
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Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Sept 6 or 7

I've got night shift all wknd. I was leaning towards next weekend and hoping for good weather. I might even head up towards Silver Bay or Finland and come south with whoever cares to go.

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Castle Danger and Lighthouse / Emily's

Greetings Earthlings ! The Castle Danger Brewery is now open, as I'm sure many of you know. It also looks like Emily's Lighthouse (not the exact name, I'm sure) will be closing in October. So...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Pics Please !!

I was going to meet y'all at Sir Ben's but we're heading to Cable for a big, fat mountain bike ride. Then a swim. Then pints and a pizza. If you see some absolute beauties down there, feel free to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,032
Posted By SplitRock
Excellent !

Happy to be aboard for this one ! Always so well done and with some excellent images. Thanks for the effort !


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Hey, Sam !!

Greetings, Sam ! You're welcome to my garage space, lift, tools, and limited knowledge ! I put new mefo's on last week. We missed you at the Shindig ! And of course I'm the dumbass who's been...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks Folks !!

A big Thank You to Jesse, Ted, Mike L, the crew at the Wildhurst and anyone else that traveled in to ride, or helped scope, scout, or open up the trails. That stuff doesn't just happen ! Very cool,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Good To Hear...

Howdy, Ted ! Good to know. I think that's a burlier one than the unit I've been scoping. I'll have to pick your brain a bit about that. See ya in a couple of days.


:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Greg...

Curious if you're still loving the new Versys ?

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-09-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Any Local Experience ?

Just curious if any of you fine folks have used or owned the Cycle Hill tire changer from No-Mar ? I'm thinking of going in on this with a few folks to split the cost. It just seems like this would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Departure Times ?

Curious when the big bike leaders are planning on heading out on Friday. I'll come up that morning from Duluth. My thought was to drop luggage at camp and meet up in Finland, or possibly at the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks, redneckdan !

Thanks for the input, that is sound advice. Part of my trouble is simply not getting my tips and tricks in a group and failing to do it the same way every time. At a minimum I'd like to build a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
New Tires On...

I hope to just get progressively smoother and faster with tire changes. I still seem to have better odds than I'd like of pinching the damn tube. :cry
I'm heading up Friday morn, prolly gonna drop...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Castle Danger Brewing...

Just curious if anyone knows if this place has opened in their new Two Harbors location. It looked like they were getting pretty close a couple of weeks ago.

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Fresh Tires !

Got the new Mefo Explorers today. Shipped in 3 days for free from Twisted Throttle. Nice work, T.T. ! Now I've got a little weekend project. :thumb

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Delta Diner ??

Late notice, I know, but I've got an itch for the Delta Diner tomorrow. Anyone ? Anyone ? Open at 11 and it's Burger Monday. Think about it, you know you want to.

:beer Brent
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Sir Ben's...

I've got night shift once again tonight, so I'll be crashed out during the festivities. My week off starts tomorrow morning, though, and I might do a little moto-camping up the shore in the next few...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 152,988
Posted By SplitRock
Should Be In...

Because I'm generally considered to be something of a dumbass, I mistakenly though the Shindig was this upcoming weekend. Wasn't sure I could make that one. So imaging my delight at having the actual...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By SplitRock
Eating/Drinking

Greetings from Duluth. When you get through Duluth I'd definitely hit up a brewpub or two if you're into tasty brews. Thirsty Pagan just across the bridge in Superior, Wisconsin is the place for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Howdy, Ted. I'll shoot you a text but I thought...

Howdy, Ted. I'll shoot you a text but I thought I'd put this here as well. Have a killer lunch ! I need to change moto oil, then I'm gonna ride a bit here. I'm still down for a pint later in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-08-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Thanks !

Greetings, Jesse. I switched into a glass-mat battery last year after the stock one went kaput. So no cells to top off on the new one. The original battery actually did pretty well by me. I was just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 230,431
Posted By SplitRock
Greetings, Folks !

So I fired up the KLR yesterday and went for a little spin. Like a dumbass I failed to remove the battery and bring it inside for the winter. I bring it in and put it on the tender and within 5...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,038
Posted By SplitRock
Steep and Cheap

I would suggest looking at steepandcheap.com It's a rotating list of gear, but it's usually always 40 to 60 % off. And for a 3 week trip I'd not want to go too small as you may spend more time in...
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