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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Gadget Man
I enjoyed the 2014 Rally, it's great to meet...

I enjoyed the 2014 Rally, it's great to meet people and put a face to a name.
We will be back in 2015.
If you bring more Dickel, I'll bring some type of fire starter, we'll meet in the middle...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 17,583
Posted By Gadget Man
Paper We went for a ride Saturday morning and...

Paper
We went for a ride Saturday morning and when we returned you were gone.
Dave told me the story of your misfortune. He thought alcohol (Dickel) may have been involved in your decision to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By Gadget Man
I have camped a couple times with my hammock....

I have camped a couple times with my hammock. It's so much better than sleeping on the ground. My hammock is homemade, double thick so I can slide my Thermarest pad in-between. My rain fly is a 12x12...
Forum: The Garage 03-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,312
Posted By Gadget Man
Very nice job, I can sleep again. Yes...

Very nice job, I can sleep again.


Yes those are wet lubed pumps, so the liquid being pumped lubes the pump.
And good call on the electrical box on top. So in case of condensation or a leak it...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,312
Posted By Gadget Man
Yup, I'm going to jump in here ...I've been...

Yup, I'm going to jump in here ...I've been selling Geothermal systems for 14 years now, over half of them are tied to in floor heating systems.
You need to twist the flange kit so you can get the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 422,680
Posted By Gadget Man
Anna I just spent the last 3 days reading this...

Anna
I just spent the last 3 days reading this entire story. It was the trip of a lifetime, thanks for sharing it all.
I may never get the opportunity to take a ride of this calibure, so it was fun...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Gadget Man
OnlyWayToGo You have been busy. Yes,...

OnlyWayToGo


You have been busy.
Yes, those hand guards were The Boss.


Gadget Man
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,152
Posted By Gadget Man
It was a great bike that would go anywhere. I...

It was a great bike that would go anywhere.
I do miss that bike.
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Gadget Man
Hey onlywaytogo, I sold the BMW to finance the...

Hey onlywaytogo,
I sold the BMW to finance the purchase of my 2013 V-Strom 650 ADV.
Never looked back.


Gadget Man
Forum: Beasts 01-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,529
Posted By Gadget Man
Alan. Welcome and congrats on the new bike. I...

Alan.
Welcome and congrats on the new bike. I know you will love it because also have a 2013 ADV model. It's identical to yours.
You should add the fork brace, yes it works. Then add a little...
Forum: The Garage 01-05-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 56,312
Posted By Gadget Man
Wonderful garage built. I have always wanted a...

Wonderful garage built. I have always wanted a shop/garage like this. So until I get mine I'll have to follow along with yours.

I have been in the HVAC industry here in Minnesota for 15 years. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 45,335
Posted By Gadget Man
Hey Guys, Why am I just hearing about this...

Hey Guys, Why am I just hearing about this now...?
We attended the VBR last August and had a great time. We (my KLR owner Brother) and I have been looking for more " organized" rides to attend. and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By Gadget Man
Great photos. Looking at all your photos, it...

Great photos.
Looking at all your photos, it was just like I was riding along with you.

I like the high vis helmets. I think I'll start with the vest.

Thanks for sharing

Gadget Man
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By Gadget Man
Mr. Slowpokey. That's ok, since I posted that...

Mr. Slowpokey.
That's ok, since I posted that comment a couple weeks back I have made my own bags that attach to the crash bars.
They turned out great.

Gadget Man
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
Rich What is the Harvest Rally? Gadget...

Rich

What is the Harvest Rally?

Gadget Man
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
That was the best Trials video I think Ive ever...

That was the best Trials video I think Ive ever seen.
Those guys are the best of the best.
I don't think I could climb those obsticals, even with a rope and a full harness.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
Lutz Wasn't the entire course laid out on...

Lutz

Wasn't the entire course laid out on Spirit Mountain property?
Didn't the event bring 100's of people spending their hard earned money to the area?
What makes a Trials Competition any...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By Gadget Man
Mr Slowpokey How did the Rolie bags work out...

Mr Slowpokey

How did the Rolie bags work out for you?
If you want too sell the smalls so you can upgrade too the mediums, shoot me a price...

I'm thinking on mounting a pair of the small bags...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
Hey Guys. Great pictures of the Trials...

Hey Guys.
Great pictures of the Trials competition at the VBR. Thank-You.
I was there, but just didn't have a lot of time to watch the Trails.
Saturday we rode up the North Shore instead of...
Forum: Regional forums 08-22-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,968
Posted By Gadget Man
Hope to roll in around 2:30. One KLR and one...

Hope to roll in around 2:30.
One KLR and one V-Strom, loaded for Bear.
See ya all there.:freaky:clap:freaky:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
bidda444 That's pretty much the route I was...

bidda444

That's pretty much the route I was thinking.
Thanks for the State Forest map link, I've never been to that one.

Gadget man
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
Bidda444 Thanks for the Deli sandwich lead,...

Bidda444

Thanks for the Deli sandwich lead, that's what I'm looking for, if you have any other good stops along there, let me know.
My Brother is riding his KLR from Sioux Falls to Elk River...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-07-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,514
Views: 181,074
Posted By Gadget Man
Jim I'm glad you brought that up, I'm thinking...

Jim
I'm glad you brought that up, I'm thinking of attending the VBR and was really interested in watching the Trials competition. If we go to the rally do we get free admission to the trials?
Is...
Forum: Regional forums 04-27-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,968
Posted By Gadget Man
Speaking of registering...I have not seen a sign...

Speaking of registering...I have not seen a sign up registration form.
Did I miss something?

Gadget Man
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By Gadget Man
Wink I once owned a 1979 XR 500. I bought it brand new...

I once owned a 1979 XR 500. I bought it brand new in 1980.
It was never meant to be street legal. But "back in the day" I went to the license bureau and just told them it was a Honda 500 and they...
Forum: Beasts 12-30-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,315
Posted By Gadget Man
I love this thread, I have been asking myself...

I love this thread, I have been asking myself this question for over a year now. I have read everything possible on this great bike, both on line and in all the MC magazines. The Wee Strom ranks up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks for the report. Great pictures, nice...

Thanks for the report.
Great pictures, nice bike, nice campground, both are on my wish list.

Gadget Man
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9,954
Views: 3,154,063
Posted By Gadget Man
Here is my 2007 Yamaha TW200 Fun little bike....

Here is my 2007 Yamaha TW200
Fun little bike. This is what my Son learned to ride/shift on.

http://gadgetmanphotos.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TW-200-in-the-woods/IMG4044/1132975220_YGo3e-M.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 752,842
Posted By Gadget Man
Here's mine. Both sides of my 97' BMW 650. ...

Here's mine.
Both sides of my 97' BMW 650.
This was on a quick camping trip I took a couple weeks ago.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,456
Posted By Gadget Man
I hope your Buddy comes out OK. I always hate to...

I hope your Buddy comes out OK. I always hate to hear about MC accidents.

You can bet his fellow Cop Brothers will let no stone go unturned until they find the looser who hit him and ran....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-03-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,048,264
Posted By Gadget Man
First Time Moto Camping.

I've owned my 97' BMW 650 for a couple years now. My family has always camped out in the summers. We started with tents and then moved up to campers and we have even owned a couple motor homes, but I...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 33,430
Posted By Gadget Man
This is a great post. It really is helping me...

This is a great post.
It really is helping me make up my mind to sell my two road bikes and buy my dream ride, a 2012 Wee Strom Adventure.

I have a 1999 Yamaha Road Star Silverado big twin...
Forum: Regional forums 06-12-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,968
Posted By Gadget Man
Count me in. This sounds like it's right up my...

Count me in.
This sounds like it's right up my alley.
I'm glad I have over a year to prepare. hahahahahaha

Gadget Man
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-25-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Gadget Man
I'm also planning a trip up to the North Shore. ...

I'm also planning a trip up to the North Shore.
We will ride up from Duluth and plan on camping a couple nights up on the Gunflint Trail.
I've been up there with the car before, but didn't take the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,280
Posted By Gadget Man
So, did you buy this bike on E-Bay or something? ...

So, did you buy this bike on E-Bay or something?
I bought my 97 BMW f650 on E-Bay about 3 years ago
From a guy in North Carolina. I spent $525. To have it
Professionally shipped to Minnesota. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-05-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,280
Posted By Gadget Man
Good Luck, Be safe. I'm in Elk River MN I'll...

Good Luck, Be safe.
I'm in Elk River MN
I'll be watching your ride.

Gadget Man
Forum: Equipment 08-15-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,966
Posted By Gadget Man
OhioPT I think the fact that they are a new...

OhioPT

I think the fact that they are a new release, has been my problem all along.
The post I read somewhere long ago, talked about the boots running about a 1/2 size large, so that's why I...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,966
Posted By Gadget Man
Well, today is August 11th and I finally got the...

Well, today is August 11th and I finally got the right sized boots.
I ordered a size 10 on my birthday April 6th and they were back ordered for over 60 days. Then I figured out that the size 10...
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,966
Posted By Gadget Man
I think my original advise way-back was to order...

I think my original advise way-back was to order a size smaller in the original style, but I think the 2.0 boots must be more true to the size.
And, yes, they are a very warm boot, not so great for...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,966
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks for the comments. I don't think there...

Thanks for the comments.
I don't think there are 1/2 sizes in the Tourmaster boots.
The size 10 are snug with just white cotton tube socks inside. I don't think I could get a pair of wool sock...
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