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Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 72,289
Posted By MarathonMan
Offer Code

This code should be good until 3/10: ki8048971

marathonman
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 727,960
Posted By MarathonMan
Thumb Page 220 Post #3286. .

Page 220 Post #3286.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By MarathonMan
Any '14/'15 DL1000 owners near Eugene, OR?

Yann from Enduro Guardian (http://www.enduroguardian.com) would like to finalize his Skid Plate design for new '14 or '15 Suzuki DL1000 V2. He has made this offer:

"The first person that owns a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 727,960
Posted By MarathonMan
Acme-Zoom http://acmezoom.com/ .

Acme-Zoom

http://acmezoom.com/

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-29-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 727,960
Posted By MarathonMan
Enduro Guardian Skid Plate

Yann from Enduro Guardian previously made this offer:

"The first person that owns a DL1000 2014 model that is willing to help me by bringing their bike over to my shop (Eugene Oregon) so I can...
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By MarathonMan
Still Looking

Yann is still looking for somebody with a 2014 or 2015 DL1000 to swing by his place in Eugene, Oregon so he can finalize his Skid Plate design. Come on people!

FREE SKID PLATE! :clap FREE SKID...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 297,957
Posted By MarathonMan
Is that true even if you go with incandescent...

Is that true even if you go with incandescent (non-LED) blinkers?

Thanks, Judd. Appreciate the info.

marathonman
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 297,957
Posted By MarathonMan
KLR250 Front Turn Signals

Are the front signals 2 wire (single filament) or 3 wire (dual filament w running lights)?

Want to buy new aftermarket blinkers to replace the ginormous stockers, but the bike is storage now so I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 727,960
Posted By MarathonMan
New DL1000 vs S10

Inmate Desert Dave owns both. He has been active in this thread, and has made some direct comparisons, for example post#2479.


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Forum: Equipment 09-05-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,879
Posted By MarathonMan
Dunlop Trailmax TR91

See this test of Adventure Bike tires from European magazine Motorcycle Rider.

http://www.motorcyclerider.de/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/adventurebike_tyres_test.pdf

I have personally tried the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-22-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 20,592
Posted By MarathonMan
Shock Rebuild Option

This guys rebuilds the DL650 shock very economically.

http://www.daughertymotorsports.com/vstromsection.html

I had mine done by him in the fall of 2013. I don't have a lot of miles on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,311
Posted By MarathonMan
Daugherty Motorsports

Daugherty Motorsports rebuilds stock V-Strom shocks very economically:

http://www.daughertymotorsports.com/vstromsection.html

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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Hey drhach - What time are you shoving off...

Hey drhach -

What time are you shoving off Friday?

Sent you a pm.

marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
I wanted to leave Thursday, but will be...

I wanted to leave Thursday, but will be entertaining a client at the Bears game that evening. :(: Will be leaving Friday morning instead.

I'm in Arlington Heights. Where are you at, ghostrider?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Iowa

Nice! :clap I will probably visit my daughter at the UofI in Iowa City after the Rally. You boys can show me the good route to central Iowa. :D

marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Falling Leaf

No problem, Paper. Ya - if the weather is crap, I'll probably take a pass too. Which would be shame, since I already have clearance from the tower. :D

I'm about 45 minutes from the intersection...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Falling Leaf

Thanks, fughawee. I understand they will let me attend this rally, even though I ride a Wee-Strom. :D

I have ridden a lot in southwest Missouri, but never in southeast Missouri even though it is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-18-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Chicago Peeps to Falling Leaf?

Anybody heading to the Falling Leaf from the Chicago area? :ear

marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,587
Posted By MarathonMan
Falling Leaf Rally

Thinking about going to this one.

Where you live Paper? I'm in the northwest burbs of Chicago. Maybe ride down together.

marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By MarathonMan
Mechanics

You could try Arlington Motorsports in Arlington Heights: http://www.arlingtonmotorsportsinc.com/

I used them years ago for some simple things on my V-Strom, and they were OK.

These guys are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,651
Posted By MarathonMan
Nice. Just had breakfast myself at the Oark...

Nice. Just had breakfast myself at the Oark General Store a few days before you on Sunday 10/13. Also spent a night in Eureka Springs, rode AR123 and a few dozen other NW AR twisty roads, and crossed...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By MarathonMan
Yup - repaired the starter, and last year I had...

Yup - repaired the starter, and last year I had them do a major service and front brakes. Good guys.

Always up for a run into SW Wisconsin. Leaving for NW Arkansas on Thursday Oct 18, be back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By MarathonMan
M&M Motorsports

http://www.mandmmotorsports.net/

I've used these guys to do work on my Wee-Strom, and really like them. Really good work, and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

marathonman
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-10-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,034
Posted By MarathonMan
Peter Egan

I met Peter Egan in Mineral Point, WI a couple of summers ago. I had my Wee-Strom up on the centerstand and the rear wheel off, parked on the main drag through town. My buddy and I were...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 908,350
Posted By MarathonMan
SW Wisconsin on Sunday 8/5?

Anybody up for run into southwest Wisconsin on Sunday 8/5?

This will be a fast paced, all asphalt ride on some of the best twisties in SW WI. Will be leaving the Northwest burbs by 7am, back...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By MarathonMan
Suzuki Service near Chicago's NW Suburbs?

Can anybody recommend a good Suzuki service shop near the Northwest Suburbs? Tell me about your experience, good or bad.

I need a major service on my Wee-Strom, specifically a valve adjustment,...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By MarathonMan
Where are you going, Mr CliffHanger? :ddog

Where are you going, Mr CliffHanger? :ddog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 908,350
Posted By MarathonMan
I need to: a) watch my entry speed into those...

I need to:
a) watch my entry speed into those 20mph 90 degree downhill corners, or
b) get a bike with anti lock brakes, or
c) maybe both :lol3

Seriously, it was a great day. Good to meet you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 908,350
Posted By MarathonMan
I can do Sunday instead. :nod What do you...

I can do Sunday instead. :nod

What do you got in mind?


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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-28-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 908,350
Posted By MarathonMan
SW Wisconsin on Saturday?

Anybody up for a run into SW Wisconsin on Saturday?

I plan on leaving the NW 'burbs early on Saturday morning, ride some twisty asphalt and maybe some gravel in SW Wisconsin, then return home...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By MarathonMan
Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights is the next town north from Elk Grove, and has a nice downtown. Plenty of apartments, nice restaurants, and bars. One of the few nearby towns with any semblance of a night life
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 44,831
Posted By MarathonMan
Roll Chart Holder

Jack or whoever -

Can you find your way along this course without the roll chart? If not, I'll need to pick up a Roll Chart Holder.

Thanks,
marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-03-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By MarathonMan
Motorman - Sent you a pm.

Motorman -

Sent you a pm.
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,609
Posted By MarathonMan
The OEM rear sprocket is a 44. Lots of info...

The OEM rear sprocket is a 44.

Lots of info here: http://home.earthlink.net/~klr250informationexchange/klrpower.htm
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By MarathonMan
2005 KLR250 - electrical system dead

I keep my battery on a float charger over the winter. Last weekend, I re-installed the battery, and the little KLR started on the first kick.

So this weekend I wanted to change the oil, clean the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,666
Posted By MarathonMan
Wolfman Luggage

I have a complete Wolfman Luggage system on my DL650 :
1) Beta Rear Bag
2) Alfa/Beta Duffle
3) Explorer TankBag (since replaced by the newer Rainier)
4) RainCovers
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,772
Posted By MarathonMan
This guy thinks he found the answer: ...

This guy thinks he found the answer:

http://www.vstrom.info/Smf/index.php/topic,11217.0.html
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-30-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,612
Posted By MarathonMan
OU - I am a possibility for this ride. I...

OU -

I am a possibility for this ride. I live close to BG, and have a trailer. Will let you know Tues or Wed.

marathonman
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-26-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By MarathonMan
Black Hills National Forest

The Black Hills National Forest has an office on Highway 16/385 just north of downtown Custer. Stop there to pick up some really nice (free:clap ) maps, and talk to the rangers on duty. They can...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 135,912
Posted By MarathonMan
Conti Trail Attack impressions

I just got back from riding the TWAT ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=342277 ), and also spent a recent weekend riding the twisties in SW Wisconsin, so I have given the TAs a pretty...
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