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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,862,178
Posted By tuumi
Stumbled on this and I'm not sure if it's been...

Stumbled on this and I'm not sure if it's been posted before. It's a thinker.
http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showpost.php?p=578176&postcount=18

RIP Clayton.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-18-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,417
Posted By tuumi
ATV across Upper Peninsula of Michigan?

A couple friends are approaching their 40th birthdays and are looking to do something fun to celebrate. We want to rent some 4 wheelers and ride across the upper peninsula.
There are two problems:...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By tuumi
Bump

Bump
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By tuumi
Nashville to D.C. - events along the way?

I'm going to be riding from Nashville on June 22nd to D.C. and I don't have to be there until July 3rd. It should be a nice leisurely ride and I have zero plans other than hit some great roads. All...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,147
Posted By tuumi
Dude take your medicine! You are crazy.

Dude take your medicine! You are crazy.
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 139,360
Posted By tuumi
Film it and post on youtube then here. This...

Film it and post on youtube then here. This would be great to see.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,717
Posted By tuumi
Press return to separate paragraphs.

Press return to separate paragraphs.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,091
Posted By tuumi
great video Danielsan

great video Danielsan
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,091
Posted By tuumi
Can't wait to read about your trip. Can't wait to...

Can't wait to read about your trip. Can't wait to get my bike paid off so I can get me one of those. Good luck in surgery.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,353
Posted By tuumi
I'm sure she'll understand if you explain to her...

I'm sure she'll understand if you explain to her that it increases available traction and is safer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,353
Posted By tuumi
I've only ridden a few years but I do remember...

I've only ridden a few years but I do remember them teaching me to brake before entering curve and then accelerate through it in the MSF class. It looks like he is braking all the way through some...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2009, 08:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,024
Posted By tuumi
Wish I could go with you on this trip. I...

Wish I could go with you on this trip.

I know this isn't the intent of your post but allow me to get off topic a moment.
Schedule extra time for the Mexican state of Chiapas.
Tis paradise....
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,701
Posted By tuumi
Chris here. Well said. It's too bad that...

Chris here.
Well said. It's too bad that things work out like that. That area is very unique. It's like time stood still. I walked from your place to grab a bite to eat from the nearly blind...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-16-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,701
Posted By tuumi
I was passing through on the way to Colorado and...

I was passing through on the way to Colorado and contacted Tom (Martian) about camping on his property. He was an incredible host and showed me some incredible things in the area. Rather than...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6,610
Views: 2,622,362
Posted By tuumi
I prefer to go light. It's so much easier if you...

I prefer to go light. It's so much easier if you eliminate the cooking gear.
Sleeping pad, tent, and sleeping bag are in the drybag on the rear seat.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,334
Views: 1,862,178
Posted By tuumi
I followed Clayton's trip report from the...

I followed Clayton's trip report from the beginning. Thinking about it brings up so many feelings. I would like to share this story with others and had an idea this weekend while thinking about him. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2008, 05:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,087
Posted By tuumi
Well worth the wait. Good Stuff.

Well worth the wait. Good Stuff.
Forum: Americas 06-22-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,345
Posted By tuumi
Got mine Friday too.

Got mine Friday too.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-04-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By tuumi
I meant this: http://rock.feverfest.com/ But...

I meant this:
http://rock.feverfest.com/
But damn you make it sound so nice. Never been to that state so I'm thinking I may go.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-04-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By tuumi
Anyone going to Rocklahoma?

I'm looking for things to do on my way to and from Colorado on my bike trip this summer. This is one option along with Wakarusa in Kansas. Has anyone ever gone? Hows the camping situation? the heat?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By tuumi
Anyone going to Wakarusa

http://www.wakarusa.com/
It's on my way to Colorado this summer and I'm interested in going. Anyone else making the trip on the bike? Anyone ever been? would my bike be safe?
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,087
Posted By tuumi
:lurk good stuff

:lurk
good stuff
Forum: Trip Planning 05-16-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,003
Posted By tuumi
Before camping stop and get a $5 hot and ready...

Before camping stop and get a $5 hot and ready pizza. Stuff pizza into plastic bag and put it into topcase/bag. Eat it for dinner. Eat it for breakfast. That equals two meals for $2.50. Then stop by...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 13,087
Posted By tuumi
How long to I have to wait on the edge of my...

How long to I have to wait on the edge of my seat? Can't wait to hear more!
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,404
Posted By tuumi
Iphone isn't an option for those of us who...

Iphone isn't an option for those of us who already have a plan and can't or don't want to switch. Wifi can be found in many places with little effort. If only the ipod touch had a card slot to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By tuumi
Summer camping temps?

I'm heading to Colorado from Michigan the first week of July. I'm really not sure about what I need as far as a sleeping bag. I have a ten degree bag that suits me most of the time. I use lay on it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-21-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 11,657
Posted By tuumi
I spite of not having a dual sport bike, I still...

I spite of not having a dual sport bike, I still wish I had the time to make it down there. Fine camping along with two kind hosts makes for a very cool weekend. Oh yeah the riding is great too. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By tuumi
I have great memories of driving and camping...

I have great memories of driving and camping throughout Hatcher Pass with my father when we lived in Wasilla. I always want to climb down into the abandoned mines that can be seen from the road.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By tuumi
Donated. Good Luck

Donated. Good Luck
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tuumi
Thanks for the suggestions. Turns out I may not...

Thanks for the suggestions. Turns out I may not be working summer school this year and now my schedule is wide open. I won't be going until The first week of July so conditions will be different by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2008, 09:05 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 111,285
Posted By tuumi
http://www.poi-factory.com/poifiles/us/cemeteries...

http://www.poi-factory.com/poifiles/us/cemeteries
I use this. I have found some very strange and off the beaten path cemeteries using this. I was in a bar waiting for a storm to pass and found a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tuumi
I'm taking a more southern route. The scenery is...

I'm taking a more southern route. The scenery is better. I figure an easy day would be somewhere a bit south east of st. louis and then west.

I also forgot to mention that I'm going to offer...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-16-2008, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By tuumi
Can I camp on your property in S. Illinois?

I'm making a three day run to Colorado from Detroit. I figure I'll have to stop in Southern Illinois/Missouri border area on the first night and mid Kansas the second night. The tent space thread is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 41,883
Posted By tuumi
good luck!

It is going to be a cold rainy start. Be safe on the ice.
Good luck from a fellow suburban Detroiter!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,115
Posted By tuumi
Add to that water filter, medical kit, snakebite...

Add to that water filter, medical kit, snakebite kit, tire pump, camelback, spare tires, spare oil filters, zip ties, duct tape, rope......ad nauseum

There are a lot of things one COULD bring...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By tuumi
Great report. The pictures of the campground...

Great report. The pictures of the campground look just like your backyard!
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,725
Posted By tuumi
Motorrad says "GS loses to Tiger"

Taken from Triumph website:
GERMANY, MOTORRAD Magazine
For the first time in history, the BMW R1200 GS has failed to win a back-to-back comparison test against its direct competitors! Motorrad, the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 85,314
Posted By tuumi
Funhouse:That is a pretty nice looking system....

Funhouse:That is a pretty nice looking system. Looks good.
I prefer the SPORT touring part of the phrase. Keep it light and fast.
I don't understand the need for all the stuff. Tent, sleeping bag,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By tuumi
Bear with me as I attempt to embed youtube...

Bear with me as I attempt to embed youtube videos.
I can't figure it out I'll just include links instead.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By tuumi
Everybody scream "Red Bud":MX Nationals

I took a road trip to visit some buddies who make the trip to Red Bud in Buchanan, Michigan. Red Bud was to be the battle cry of the drunken masses. All in all it was a good time. Weather was great...
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