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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
It was $10 last time, but until we get more...

It was $10 last time, but until we get more participants we might should expect it to cost a little more this time. No need for any one person to take on the majority of this cost by themselves, so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 41,074
Posted By U.P. Rider
Let's do it! On-call schedule dependent, of...

Let's do it! On-call schedule dependent, of course.:huh:becca
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-23-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Oh yeah, the Vmax would make a great flat...

Oh yeah, the Vmax would make a great flat tracker!:rofl
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-22-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
I'm toying with the same idea, but riding down...

I'm toying with the same idea, but riding down would be more fun. I'm guessing it going to depend on the weather on what I do.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
:roflImagine what it's like to have one following...

:roflImagine what it's like to have one following you around all the time!:wink:
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Nice rides guys, I envy you guys sometimes on...

Nice rides guys, I envy you guys sometimes on long rides with those nice big windscreens keeping the wind and bugs off of you. I'm planning a ride to St. Johns, New Brunswick in June so I'm thinking...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
:freakyCount me in for the suds, the street ride...

:freakyCount me in for the suds, the street ride too! I'll see if my 23 year old Vmax can keep up with you young whippersnappers and your fancy-dancy modern motor bikes! Just remember that I have to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-01-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
We are getting a little but at least it's a...

We are getting a little but at least it's a winter like cold for the third time this year. I'm beginning to think Hobbit's meal schedule and this winter are somehow related, you know it's been like...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 41,074
Posted By U.P. Rider
The weather has been so weird, I can only hope...

The weather has been so weird, I can only hope that since it started so early it means it will end early. We have a little snow 2-3" so far tonight and much colder than the mid 30's we had since...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10,502
Views: 718,799
Posted By U.P. Rider
Check out the Spring Fever Ride...

Check out the Spring Fever Ride (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=984513) which we'll be doing both road and trail riding from Camp. Great group of guys and gals and lots of riding.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
So far there are 22 + 5 maybe's! It will grow as...

So far there are 22 + 5 maybe's! It will grow as the new year's work schedules are worked out, my time off is already scheduled! :clap Info of who all is going is on first page of post along with the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Not to worry with wildlife, just keep a tidy camp...

Not to worry with wildlife, just keep a tidy camp and keep food sealed up. Bring a lightweight tarp and plenty of para cord for over your out-of-tent area in the likelihood of high winds and/or heavy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
We've received 14" to 16" today, spent 4 hours...

We've received 14" to 16" today, spent 4 hours digging out the Terrain, Sierra, shoveling the deck and 12'x25' patio, cleaning off the roofs of my bike trailer and old camper. Getting to the camper...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Further north in Michigan's Upper Peninsula we've...

Further north in Michigan's Upper Peninsula we've had about 21"-23" of snow fall so far, probably compacted down into 14"-15" of lightly compacted snow. Last 4 days has only been trace amounts of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 439,770
Posted By U.P. Rider
Yes there is a lot of animosity between the two...

Yes there is a lot of animosity between the two sports, I have enjoyed both and am a proponent of some dual usage but backpacking is a solitary sport that the purist see MTB's an intrusion. I am not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 439,770
Posted By U.P. Rider
The snow shlumping down to the edges of your tent...

The snow shlumping down to the edges of your tent might be an issue too. I haven't winter camped on purpose yet:D, but would be willing to try. My tent is only a 3 seasoner but my bag is good down to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Ryan, here is a link that should help you...

Ryan, here is a link that should help you navigate the W8 tiles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKDZ7CVKgt8
I have to think phone when I use the new OS, I've been using a iphone for too long but not...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
I believe you have a search function on the...

I believe you have a search function on the desktop which should get you there. I've only played with W8 a few times and not liking it too much. I was thinking about getting a windows phone but going...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 439,770
Posted By U.P. Rider
A lot of the moisture on the inside of the tent...

A lot of the moisture on the inside of the tent is from your breath. In 30-40* weather on Isle Royale we had condensation on the inner tent wall with a fly'd tent. Ground cloth is mandatory in my...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47,120
Views: 9,568,515
Posted By U.P. Rider
I did the upgrade on my '92 Vmax to this mofset...

I did the upgrade on my '92 Vmax to this mofset style of R/R and picked up my connectors from Eastern Beaver....
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47,120
Views: 9,568,515
Posted By U.P. Rider
Some people just cannot understand art in it's...

Some people just cannot understand art in it's many forms, but I appreciate ANY motorcycle indoors as a work of art! Outside - it's a rider!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Great looking rig Brent! Feels lighter that the...

Great looking rig Brent! Feels lighter that the 'wing will be good for doing u-turns!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 09:04 AM
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Posted By U.P. Rider
Riding a Vmax I get a lot of stories about a...

Riding a Vmax I get a lot of stories about a friends cousin that had died on one; or they say that they thought that "those things" were outlawed". Of course I also get the "How fast is that thing"...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By U.P. Rider
Perfect! A great tag! I tried to get one uploaded...

Perfect! A great tag! I tried to get one uploaded but I had go do some siding work for my sister.:deal I doubt I'll get that far from home before snow season but who knows, with the Yooper riders on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By U.P. Rider
Michigan Yooper Tag Game

Welcome one and all inmates to your Upper Peninsula, aka Yooper Tag game. Since the U.P. is as far to ride from St. Ignace to Cooper Harbor as it is to ride from Mackinaw City to the Michigan/ Ohio...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,476
Posted By U.P. Rider
Nice tag, I've watched a potato chip 18 wheeler...

Nice tag, I've watched a potato chip 18 wheeler get lifted at a Frito Lay plant in Georgia.I stopped and watched for a while but being on the outside of the fence I never did figure out why they were...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-21-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Maybe I'll have a WR by then so I would trailer...

Maybe I'll have a WR by then so I would trailer and bring both as well, this will be a fun event!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
If you find a good deal on the "work for room and...

If you find a good deal on the "work for room and broad" then I'm with you!:rofl
I'll be in on whatever the group decides, you know, as far as where were going to stay, I don't want to open myself...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
While my Vmax loves the nice cool/ cold air I...

While my Vmax loves the nice cool/ cold air I draw the line at riding her below 30 degrees. No slippery stuff for me since the Vmax can be a handful on warm dry pavement as is!
Count me in on a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
+++, great suggestions, it's been a long time...

+++, great suggestions, it's been a long time since I last rode in the waterloo/ Hell area.
I just wish they would pave the road (dirt section of H-58 (https://goo.gl/maps/w7v57)) along the Lake...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
That may be a prudent date choice for da U.P. run...

That may be a prudent date choice for da U.P. run if this winter is anything link it was last winter. We still had a snow falling in late April if I remember correctly.
If we strategically position...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
+1, the vendor had a delay and will not arrive...

+1, the vendor had a delay and will not arrive until later today when they were supposed to be here Tuesday night! :beccaThis install will probably run into Saturday now :ddog
At least Sunday will...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Looks sweet! What, no 'lectric start?:eek1 How...

Looks sweet! What, no 'lectric start?:eek1 How many links on that chain? :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 439,770
Posted By U.P. Rider
I used to do it when I had the stock seat on my...

I used to do it when I had the stock seat on my Vmax and I would get looks from people like I was going to jump on their car like Toecutter would!:lol3
I have no Idea if it's legal or not. I mean,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
These temps are very prime for patches of the...

These temps are very prime for patches of the dreaded black ice, more likely near dawn or dusk so be very careful!
Looking at the forecast for next weekend...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
I thought about bringing my enclosed trailer and...

I thought about bringing my enclosed trailer and a heater but the rain would still be there. I just rode for a day and a half (two day trip planned) with my full rain gear on in a heavy mist/ light...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
Temps are looking pretty low overnite (43* Fri...

Temps are looking pretty low overnite (43* Fri night and 38* Sat night) and if it's raining...:eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
On the way back from our last meet I rode the ToT...

On the way back from our last meet I rode the ToT northward and it was a beautiful ride. There was not a lot of traffic; mostly cages but a few motorcycles too. I did have a close call not far from...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9,140
Views: 439,770
Posted By U.P. Rider
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 66,661
Posted By U.P. Rider
I agree, you can do things on dirt and get away...

I agree, you can do things on dirt and get away with it but that same maneuver happened on the street you would be on your head! Dirt is the best place to learn how to handle a m/c.
I have an...
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