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Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,867
Posted By scarysharkface
Yay weather! :clap:clap:clap ...

Yay weather! :clap:clap:clap

http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-DFHfwPd/0/XL/i-DFHfwPd-XL.jpg

John
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By scarysharkface
On the KLR, I've got a couple of cigarette...

On the KLR, I've got a couple of cigarette lighter spigots on the dash. One powers the 60csx and the other one powers my phone or camera in the tank bag.

On the V-strom, I run an SAE pigtail up to...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:37 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
Yessir. Want to meet up somewhere for lunch?

Yessir. Want to meet up somewhere for lunch?
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
GPS showed up Thursday evening. Might play with...

GPS showed up Thursday evening. Might play with packing this morning and go for a scoot to Bloomington or something this afternoon.

John
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By scarysharkface
Both of these. Red River Gorge is pretty friggin'...

Both of these. Red River Gorge is pretty friggin' awesome.

John
Forum: Americas 04-16-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
Sorry to hear about the job situation. We are...

Sorry to hear about the job situation. We are going through a big shakeup at work as well, and I have to say it's been more than a little bit of a worry. I hope it works out for you though, and that...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By scarysharkface
Just keep an eye on it when you stop for gas....

Just keep an eye on it when you stop for gas. Very nearly any place that sells gas also sells oil by the quart.

John
Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
I will have to see how sturdy the mount actually...

I will have to see how sturdy the mount actually is, and whether or not I'll want to apply rubber bands to the unit as a safeguard. I like the idea of being able to lock it down, but I'm hemorrhaging...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By scarysharkface
Being a resident of West-Central Indiana, what I...

Being a resident of West-Central Indiana, what I like to do when I travel is to get on the interstate on day 1 to get out of familiar territory. Just being out of surface traffic and all those...
Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
73 days for me. Hopefully my wife will be able to...

73 days for me. Hopefully my wife will be able to join me. That means I need to start prepping her V-Strom at some point (wheel bearings, tires, chain/sprockets, oil/filter). I suppose I'd best get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,867
Posted By scarysharkface
The seat alone was worth the expense. :deal ...

The seat alone was worth the expense. :deal



I'm trying, but life sure intervenes more as I get older.



:wave
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
It will be under my jacket, which will have a...

It will be under my jacket, which will have a cable lock run through it and the handlebars. I'm not worried about it. Thanks for the heads-up.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 38,867
Posted By scarysharkface
Spring is here. ...

Spring is here.

http://scarysharkface.smugmug.com/photos/i-NJNfXf6/0/XL/i-NJNfXf6-XL.jpg

It's kind of amazing how relatively-flickable the GS is without the boxes.

John
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,105
Posted By scarysharkface
I have done many 700 mile days on a KLR650, so it...

I have done many 700 mile days on a KLR650, so it can be done on a thumper. Get a sheepskin for the seat. Carry an extra quart of oil. Wear synthetic, breathable undies and your butt will thank you...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-11-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 86,301
Posted By scarysharkface
I pack my tent wet all the time, into it's own...

I pack my tent wet all the time, into it's own bag that hopefully is dry on the outside (since it spends the night inside the tent with me and all the other bags). I have yet to have any issues with...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
You are a good man. :thumb John

You are a good man. :thumb

John
Forum: Americas 04-10-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
I ought to be in politics. I flip-flopped...

I ought to be in politics.

I flip-flopped and bought a Garmin Zumo 660LM for $379.99 new on ebay from northwest-outdoor.

Ramen and cheap gin diet for the remainder of April for this guy, but...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-10-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 282,918
Posted By scarysharkface
New Garmin 660LM on ebay for $379.99 "buy it now"...

New Garmin 660LM on ebay for $379.99 "buy it now" from northwest outdoor.
...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
Just make darn sure you've got the laces up tight...

Just make darn sure you've got the laces up tight and tucked where they won't snag anything when you're putting the kickstand up or down. I'm told that things can get a little exciting if a shoe lace...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By scarysharkface
Lake Michigan? How did I miss that extremely...

Lake Michigan? How did I miss that extremely minor detail? Time for new glasses. :lol3

John
Forum: Americas 04-09-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
Carry some of those chemical hand warmer heat...

Carry some of those chemical hand warmer heat packs. Throw one or two in the foot of the bag before you crawl in on a cold night and they'll keep you warm.

John
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By scarysharkface
Wife and I camped at a nice one at the mouth of...

Wife and I camped at a nice one at the mouth of the Two Hearted River. I don't have a map in front of me to tell if that's in your area or not, but it was a nice quiet campground on the lake.

John
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By scarysharkface
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 39,822
Posted By scarysharkface
I clicked on this thread accidentally, having...

I clicked on this thread accidentally, having zero interest in pictures of a Ducati out west somewhere. I'm glad I did. Pics are wonderful and that bike looks like a lot of fun.

John
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 28,341
Posted By scarysharkface
Just went back through this. Very nice. John

Just went back through this. Very nice.

John
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
Geez. Mine was actually on the US side of...

Geez.

Mine was actually on the US side of the border, leaving the country. The Canada side took long enough for the guy to glance at my documents and hand them back with a smile.

John
Forum: Americas 04-08-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
My single worst border experience was leaving the...

My single worst border experience was leaving the USA for Canada via Vermont in 2008. I was grilled for several minutes about why I was leaving the US. The guy was literally yelling at me as I told...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
At this point I'm pretty sure I'm good on the...

At this point I'm pretty sure I'm good on the vacation thing. I'm not going to ask about it and instead will just see that it stays on the calendar, since I asked management for approval and...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
I have crossed with a few beers, but a flask is...

I have crossed with a few beers, but a flask is technically an open container so that might invite scrutiny. My personal inclination would be to purchase my rheumatism medicine after crossing the...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
And this afternoon the boss who approved my leave...

And this afternoon the boss who approved my leave this morning was let go. It's already on the calendar at work. I just hope it stays there.

John
Forum: Americas 04-06-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By scarysharkface
Cannonshot often has based his Cannontreks out of...

Cannonshot often has based his Cannontreks out of Gwinn. There's lodging and easy access to the forest roads.

John
Forum: Americas 04-05-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
I might be able to expand my trip to 21 days. I...

I might be able to expand my trip to 21 days. I know that if I could expand it to 41 days it still wouldn't be enough. I might be able to skate out of Indiana on the 28th of June, in the morning, but...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
You've got patience! :lol3

You've got patience! :lol3
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 9,397
Posted By scarysharkface
I see that they're open 24/7. One doesn't...

I see that they're open 24/7. One doesn't typically see such hours at a motorcycle shop. :deal

89 days

John
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,200
Posted By scarysharkface
Since I travel on the bike whenever I can...

Since I travel on the bike whenever I can already, about the only costs I can directly attribute to the upcoming Alaska trip are the books and maps. Everything else I either already have or...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,200
Posted By scarysharkface
:photog

:photog
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 86,301
Posted By scarysharkface
I carry a small drywall hammer that I picked up...

I carry a small drywall hammer that I picked up for something like $20 at Rural King Supply. It's good for pounding-in and removing tent stakes, and for processing kindling for the fire. If I need to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,488
Posted By scarysharkface
Great report! Great area! john

Great report! Great area!

john
Forum: Americas 04-01-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 44,543
Posted By scarysharkface
I'll just throw out there that Rush will be in...

I'll just throw out there that Rush will be in Calgary on July 15th. I believe this is their final tour.

John
Forum: Americas 04-01-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By scarysharkface
Leave Indiana evening of June 30th. Back home...

Leave Indiana evening of June 30th. Back home again July 19th.
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