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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 07:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
Last year I rode the 555 from Route 78 South to...

Last year I rode the 555 from Route 78 South to the river in the spring and then again in October from Route 50 to the river and it all seemed fine. Don't know about North of 78 though. Then again, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:23 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
Glad to hear it Brother !!! The ST has an amazing...

Glad to hear it Brother !!! The ST has an amazing way of melding the smooth Honda touring comfort along with just the right amount of sporty aggressiveness, allowing it to gobble miles with ease and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
That is great we have some Ohio riders. Maybe Jim...

That is great we have some Ohio riders. Maybe Jim will schedule a OHIO 1000 one of these years. Could incorporate some epic twisties into it like the Triple Nickle (Route 555) or Route 26 to or from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
Like drbuzzard mentioned, lots of bike and lots...

Like drbuzzard mentioned, lots of bike and lots of fairing. It was really windy today though and seemed gusty also. You will get used to it, but it is not very often you will encounter those...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By GAS GUY
In what timeframe ?

In what timeframe ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
I agree. The ST does not feel TOP heavy to me...

I agree. The ST does not feel TOP heavy to me either. Although, it does feel overall heavy to me (because it simply is) when fully fueled and loaded.... until you let the clutch out and start...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
Yeah, get those old eyes fixed up. The Lake Huron...

Yeah, get those old eyes fixed up. The Lake Huron 1000 will be here before you know it and as always there will be the hammer down at night mode for a spell. You might want to run close in on my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,235
Posted By GAS GUY
Maky- Would you say the Everglades and Flamingo...

Maky- Would you say the Everglades and Flamingo are not worth the time then ? Would time just be better spent in the Keys and along the coastlines ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,235
Posted By GAS GUY
As in the Blue Water Bridge ? We have to cross...

As in the Blue Water Bridge ? We have to cross it into Canada coming from Imlay City, Michigan in June for the Lake Huron 1000. Could we have issues crossing ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,235
Posted By GAS GUY
Really cool rides and thread, Maky !!! Keep it...

Really cool rides and thread, Maky !!! Keep it going.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
For two up, there is no question, the Wing is...

For two up, there is no question, the Wing is king.
Ken (Bigtruckguy) and his wife had a Harley Dresser for two up until they test rode a 1800 Wing. She went and bought one. Just to be sure before...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
As cold as the last 6 weeks have been, you are...

As cold as the last 6 weeks have been, you are fortunate you were not here last Winter !!!
Just as cold and it seemed to snow a couple times a week.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
How are you liking the GL1800 ? Miss the ST at...

How are you liking the GL1800 ? Miss the ST at all ? What kind of MPG are you getting on the big Wing ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Here is the link. ...

Here is the link.
http://www.ironbutt.com/tennessee/

Don't know if I will make that or not. Too many places, too little time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By GAS GUY
You need to post this in the Regional Forum in...

You need to post this in the Regional Forum in Central section.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-29-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
If I can get away during that checkpoint in...

If I can get away during that checkpoint in Kingsport, maybe I will show up also.
Are you going back down in September for the IBA regional meet in Kingsport ?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
Good call Glenn. We can't always throw caution to...

Good call Glenn. We can't always throw caution to the wind. It's bad enough we do those Iron Butt rides, in deer country no less. Safety third !!
You up for hitting the road, or too much going on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Greg is an amazing rider and a really nice guy....

Greg is an amazing rider and a really nice guy. He is a MTF ( Motorcycle Tourers Forum ) member and I met him at Iron Horse Lodge on the North Carolina side of the Smokys a few years ago during the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
I have the BMW grips installed on mine. It is a...

I have the BMW grips installed on mine. It is a common ST mod. Last March when I picked up my ST in Cleveland, I took a few minutes and hooked up the heated gear lead to the battery before departing.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
I hear ya. TurboJim and I may do just that in a...

I hear ya. TurboJim and I may do just that in a handful of days !!!:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
So, you mentioned the suspension on your ST felt...

So, you mentioned the suspension on your ST felt great, now. Did you do any mods ??


Yes, I tore down the front forks and replaced the fluid and installed Race Tech springs for my weight. The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Probably less self-image and more of just who...

Probably less self-image and more of just who they are. (Driven and or "A" personality traits, maybe OCD) Comfort is only part of the package when running at those competitive levels (as in podium)...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
*Today, 09:14 AM* #99 IBAJIM Thanks...

*Today, 09:14 AM* #99

IBAJIM

Thanks for your analysis, I certainly agree with all your points. There has gotta be a good reason why all those FJR's are in the IBR. There is nothing wrong with...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Hello and welcome to the insanity, Lane !!! Young...

Hello and welcome to the insanity, Lane !!! Young is always the best time to get in.
No races on public streets here. There is much more depth to the art.
Wrap your mind around 2 keywords and you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
What's going on in Cleveland ? This Sunday (as in...

What's going on in Cleveland ? This Sunday (as in tommorow) is looking pretty frigid for morning.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
For sure. How was the initial ride home on your...

For sure. How was the initial ride home on your new ST1300, other than obviously cold ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Yes. Last weekend I managed to get the ST out for...

Yes. Last weekend I managed to get the ST out for a shake down ride at night and was able to get the lights initially aimed and locked down. The suspension feels wonderful.
If not for a wicked virus...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
Don't mention it. Not much riding to be had...

Don't mention it. Not much riding to be had lately, might as well post pictures of cool swag.:lol3 These last couple of below average temperature Michigan springs are becoming debilitating. Can't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
Every 50k sounds spot on. Over the last 14 years...

Every 50k sounds spot on. Over the last 14 years I have rode about 160,000 miles and have had 3 flats. Fortunately, none of them were far from home. The last one I asked for. Snooping around the old...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-27-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
AHHHHH, there is some hope in sight. :D ...

AHHHHH, there is some hope in sight. :D


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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-27-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
The weather is starting to frustrate me also. On...

The weather is starting to frustrate me also. On the edge of breaking out on a ride south, but these weather patterns are making me want to reconsider. Tough to find the inspiration to get started...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,851
Posted By GAS GUY
http://members.triton.net/vandenbe/SS1KPIN.jpg ...

http://members.triton.net/vandenbe/SS1KPIN.jpg

http://members.triton.net/vandenbe/SS1000-CRUSIER-PIN.jpg

http://www.ibaestore.com/images/MI-1000-PIN.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 59,728
Posted By GAS GUY
The promise of some decent weather is right...

The promise of some decent weather is right around the corner. Although this weekend is calling for plummeting temperatures, it is looking like next week the temps are going to start trending...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By GAS GUY
Having had both, for travel and more of an all...

Having had both, for travel and more of an all around adventure bike, I prefer the newer gen model.
If I was going to keep it stripped down and thrash it off road harder and more often then I would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,311
Views: 1,377,394
Posted By GAS GUY
I understand your concern and realize things...

I understand your concern and realize things could get ugly, but in the proper hands an air chisel can be used with finesse by keeping control and pressure on the bit and feathering the trigger and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5,311
Views: 1,377,394
Posted By GAS GUY
That method works very well with an air hammer....

That method works very well with an air hammer. The quick successive blows do wonders to break free and walk out stubborn fasteners.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
I'm not sure of all the legalities as I don't use...

I'm not sure of all the legalities as I don't use them myself, but I think maybe even certain U.S. States prohibit them.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
Now them are some exciting, adrenaline producing...

Now them are some exciting, adrenaline producing machines right there !!!
Might need a Valentine 1. :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
Excellent and welcome aboard. Where are you from...

Excellent and welcome aboard. Where are you from and what will you be riding ?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,588
Posted By GAS GUY
That's cool. As long as you are carrying it, we...

That's cool. As long as you are carrying it, we won't need it. :D
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