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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 641,585
Posted By Mike_G
Do you want to sell the old camper fridge?...

Do you want to sell the old camper fridge? Looking for an inexpensive one to turn into an outdoor (propane) camping fridge...I hate coolers.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-04-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Mike_G
Thanks Cannonshot! Can't make CADVR but hope to...

Thanks Cannonshot! Can't make CADVR but hope to ride this route soon...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 641,585
Posted By Mike_G
The mpg display reads 27.6 over the last 1,500+...

The mpg display reads 27.6 over the last 1,500+ miles of driving, most of it mixed city/highway driving.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 641,585
Posted By Mike_G
2007 Subaru Outback

Nice '07 Subaru Outback 2.5i wagon with 123,000 miles. Automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.

- 17" aluminum wheels with nearly new Cooper CS4 tires (nice all weather tires)
- stock...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-15-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 641,585
Posted By Mike_G
I'd guess you've already checked C-list but there...

I'd guess you've already checked C-list but there are some Cushmans out there.

http://racine.craigslist.org/grd/3396701201.html
http://sheboygan.craigslist.org/for/3331505587.html...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-26-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,257
Views: 641,585
Posted By Mike_G
This would make someone an awesome winter...

This would make someone an awesome winter commuter! Richen your jetting, get a set of Hippo Hands and put in some of the Aerostich tire studs....
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
Thanks Jim. I checked the sensor o-ring and it...

Thanks Jim. I checked the sensor o-ring and it looks to be in good condition, though I realize that's not a proper test. I know my first picture in this thread shows the area under this o-ring looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
Ah, I didn't want it to be the axle seal but I'm...

Ah, I didn't want it to be the axle seal but I'm glad you gave me some more information on it -- I would have been bummed to put things together and still have a leak. The bad thing is that my...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
So you don't think it may be the pinion shaft...

So you don't think it may be the pinion shaft seal? Wouldn't the axle seal be wet if something on that side was leaking? Or am I missing something as this final drive stuff is new to me.

I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
I took the flange off without much trouble. ...

I took the flange off without much trouble. Thankfully AutoZone lends a slide hammer (part #27033) and a slide hammer flange (part #27032) which simplified things greatly...with liberal use of a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
not all it's cracked up to be? ...

not all it's cracked up to be?

http://i603.photobucket.com/albums/tt115/r100gs/R1200GS%20final%20drive/medium%20size/IMG_0666Medium.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
shaft ends ...

shaft ends
http://i603.photobucket.com/albums/tt115/r100gs/R1200GS%20final%20drive/medium%20size/IMG_0671Medium.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,597
Posted By Mike_G
R12GS final drive leak - advice needed

Hi all,

I have a 2005 R1200GS with about 30k miles that's getting some gear oil lightly coating the final drive. It seems like mostly between the brake disc and the final drive. Tonight I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 179,962
Posted By Mike_G
I think it's down in Outagamie County..... ...

I think it's down in Outagamie County.....
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maine,_Outagamie_County,_Wisconsin

The town hall on that page looks like the building in the tag pic.

Mike
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 15,967
Posted By Mike_G
Tentatively in, sounds like a good time......

Tentatively in, sounds like a good time......
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,755
Posted By Mike_G
Nice job!

Nice job!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mike_G
That could certainly be. That's a nice little ice...

That could certainly be. That's a nice little ice cream & gift shop now.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mike_G
Kelly, Which place is the OLD Texaco...

Kelly,

Which place is the OLD Texaco station? There's this gas station now, is that it or is it one of the older buildings in town......
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Mike_G
For the filler cap? Some ideas here if you...

For the filler cap?

Some ideas here if you want a makeshift opener...
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=677246

Mike
Forum: Americas 01-05-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mike_G
My wife has taken immersion classes while in San...

My wife has taken immersion classes while in San Miguel de Allende on two separate trips and she was very happy with them. She also signed on for time 1 on 1 with a tutor while there to get some more...
Forum: Hacks 11-21-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,367
Posted By Mike_G
Thanks all -- and it looks like I'm going to be...

Thanks all -- and it looks like I'm going to be the new owner of a used Ural Tourist, so I can't wait to take the family out!
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,367
Posted By Mike_G
Tarka, thanks a bunch for the good advice! As...

Tarka, thanks a bunch for the good advice! As long as there's a way to have my wife on the back and my girl in the car I think we'll do fine. We won't be in any hurry, we'd just like to take some...
Forum: Hacks 11-20-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,367
Posted By Mike_G
3 on a Ural?

Hey all, I've been considering a Ural for some time. Now I'm wondering about some of the details. I'd like to take my 3-1/2 y.o. for rides, which won't be a problem as she'll go in the sidecar. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,586
Posted By Mike_G
How about burgers? :lol3

How about burgers? :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-09-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,586
Posted By Mike_G
I happened to take a pic of the other side of the...

I happened to take a pic of the other side of the bike -- it says "McKenzie" on the tank.

Looks like this is a brief history...
http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~pattle/nacc/arc0152.htm

And...
Forum: Vendors 04-10-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,461
Posted By Mike_G
Just wanted to give this a bump. My wife & I met...

Just wanted to give this a bump. My wife & I met Rene a few years back in Mexico while we were on vacation and he was riding through. Great guy, great photographer (Rene, are you going to produce...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,532
Posted By Mike_G
thanks, but...

And that's what I was afraid of. Thanks anyway guys!
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,532
Posted By Mike_G
I don't know anyone with the sewing skills to put...

I don't know anyone with the sewing skills to put one together, but if you ever have someone produce a few of these please let me know.

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 28,532
Posted By Mike_G
I'm looking for a decent bag (or set of Dirt...

I'm looking for a decent bag (or set of Dirt Bagz) to put on my DRZ-S. What type of bag is Charlie using on his DR? It looks sturdy and roomy.

Great reports guys, thanks for taking the time to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,652
Posted By Mike_G
Bill, how helpful is the light thrown out by...

Bill, how helpful is the light thrown out by these -- do they light up the sides of the road enough to help with deer and such, or are they more useful as a running light to help people notice you?
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23,960
Views: 4,075,369
Posted By Mike_G
dirt bagz

Anybody out there have a set of Dirt Bagz and mounts for a DRZ-S they'd like to get rid of? I could use a set, but would like to save a few $ over buying new. :ear
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-03-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,751
Posted By Mike_G
I'm in Rhinelander, how about you? I've got a...

I'm in Rhinelander, how about you? I've got a coworker with a blue DR650 and he rides a lot on local paper company land and trails and I think gets up by Eagle River too. Could be him -- he's single...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,751
Posted By Mike_G
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,751
Posted By Mike_G
Hey Cooksend, no I don't think I've ridden with...

Hey Cooksend, no I don't think I've ridden with Chuck unless he was part of the Big Woods 200 last fall. I haven't been out on my DRZ nearly enough this summer.

I was hoping to run into some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,751
Posted By Mike_G
I was out this afternoon and rode a bit over half...

I was out this afternoon and rode a bit over half the route. Very nice riding and the rain last night kept the dust down. Many thanks to Cannonshot -- it's nice to be able to just load the tracks and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 103,503
Posted By Mike_G
Rockerbox

Possible addition to the list & coming up soon...

Rockerbox Aug.8 Milwaukee
http://www.rockerbox.us/

Rockerbox, held annually, is free motorcycle show and street party that offers an...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,859
Posted By Mike_G
Great idea! :thumb Cross-posted this to the WI...

Great idea! :thumb
Cross-posted this to the WI Photo Tag thread to try to get the word out and get this going...

Mike
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 179,962
Posted By Mike_G
Just an FYI here...looks like a Michigan UP photo...

Just an FYI here...looks like a Michigan UP photo tag just started up if anyone is interested. :thumb
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=482170
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 179,962
Posted By Mike_G
Is it one of these? ...

Is it one of these?
http://www.coastcomp.com/av/pres/t33-f80.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,144
Posted By Mike_G
If it's any consolation I can recall sitting on...

If it's any consolation I can recall sitting on my parents front porch sometime around 1987 wondering the same thing. This was preceded by pushing the bike a couple miles home, after switching to...
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