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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By steak72
So, the bottom line is--check tire pressure...

So, the bottom line is--check tire pressure regularly, (which I already do, religiously) and just get out and ride? I'm cool with that. I am still unsure what the cause was, but its pretty much...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-23-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,697
Posted By steak72
Pissed V-Strom Front wheel corrosion

Last spring, I had my local bike shop install a set of Conti-Road Attacks on my 08 Wee. (Love the tires, no problems) This spring, as I was getting the bike out for this season, I noticed my front...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
Actually, east of East St Louis. Up the hill....

Actually, east of East St Louis. Up the hill. :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
Update.

Life is funny sometimes. The relocation to Wisconsin just wasn't in the cards for me. However, last week I got called back to work for the same company that I was laid-off from.

I really...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
:lol3 That's my kind of homework...

:lol3

That's my kind of homework...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
OK, my tour of the area was pretty hectic. I did...

OK, my tour of the area was pretty hectic. I did find some areas that felt more like 'home' than others. I was somewhat impressed with Elkhorn (but the commute would get old), and South Milwaukee was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-11-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
I am leaving in the morning. Couch surfing at my...

I am leaving in the morning. Couch surfing at my cousins house in Roscoe. I don't have a laptop, so I will have to rely on her internet connection. I will have my cell, however, if any locals would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
Ok, it looks like I will be making the trip next...

Ok, it looks like I will be making the trip next week Tues. Probably head back on Friday. Tues nite I will be staying in Roscoe, Il. I will probably make that my home base for the duration, unless...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
That looks really good considering...

That looks really good considering this--->http://www.education.com/schoolfinder/us/illinois/belleville/belleville-high-school-west/test-results/

I am actually quite embarrassed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2010, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
Commuting is not a huge issue, however anything...

Commuting is not a huge issue, however anything over an hour would get old quickly. In a perfect world I would prefer to not be on top of my neighbor, and anything with acreage is completely out of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
This is the type of info I was looking for. I...

This is the type of info I was looking for. I have never been accused of being 'trendy', and the thought of drunken college kids lurking about is disturbing.

I had a cousin who lived in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-03-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By steak72
Question So...Tell me about South Milwaukee....

As the title says, I am looking for any info about South Milwaukee. I am exploring career options, and an opportunity exists there. I have family (somewhat) close, so I could always stay with them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,347
Posted By steak72
Laugh Wisdom.

Wisdom.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,347
Posted By steak72
Eek Like a 9 volt battery on your tounge

Similar thing happened to me recently. I got caught out in a good ol midwestern thunderstorm, and I was nowhere near ANY shelter. I didn't even have time to get my raingear on. As the lightning was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-04-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,217
Views: 277,771
Posted By steak72
Talking Anyone up for a ride today?

Ok, my plans for today have been changed, and I now have the afternoon open. Is anyone up for a ride? I will probably be around for about an hour. PM me if you are interested.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,217
Views: 277,771
Posted By steak72
Thumb It would be cool to finally meet some of the...

It would be cool to finally meet some of the asylum. Unfortunately, the rest of this week, and the weekend looks bad for me. Next week is wide open. Let me know.
Chris
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-02-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,217
Views: 277,771
Posted By steak72
St Louis Metro area

I am on the Illinois side of St Louis. Not a DS rider, but I am up for anything else. I have a couple of routes down this way that are OK.( this IS Illinois, after all.) Anytime you are down this...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8,122
Views: 7,655,010
Posted By steak72
Thumb She is still smiling after two 500 mile days. (on...

She is still smiling after two 500 mile days. (on a stock V-Strom seat)
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk238/steak72/South%20Dakota/IMG_0749.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 225,611
Posted By steak72
Eh? Badlands NP

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk238/steak72/South%20Dakota/IMG_1123.jpg

Leaving Custer, SD we rode thru, and out of this storm. It caught up to us in the Badlands.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 564,227
Posted By steak72
Interior, SD

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk238/steak72/Motorcycles/DT%20camera/100_1129.jpg
Chadron, NE
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk238/steak72/South%20Dakota/IMG_0733.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,188
Posted By steak72
FWIW I purchased a Sierra Designs Sirius 3, for...

FWIW I purchased a Sierra Designs Sirius 3, for our trip to SD last year. This tent was exceptionally easy to set up, weighs ~5lbs, and packs up pretty small. It was a little crowded for me and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,783
Posted By steak72
Maybe I'm being paranoid, but...

My guess is that he wanted to get you off the bike for a minute or two so he could (1) forcibly take your bike ( it WAS a panel van ) or (2) take something else of value.

I don't know. It just...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By steak72
Thumb Update

Sorry for the delay. After a crashed hard drive I am finally back online.
Our trip was modified several times, and we ended up going to Custer State Park for 3 nights, and then back to the...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By steak72
St Louis--Badlands Nat'l Park

Hi all, like the title says, we are planning a trip from STL to the badlands. This will be my first extended trip( more than 2 days )
We will be camping along the way, and at Badlands Nat. Park....
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