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Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 56,221
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks Cannonshot. One of the better ride...

Thanks Cannonshot.
One of the better ride reports I've read.
I live in Minnesota and have been to Duluth dozens of times. We have been up the North Shore also quite a few times, but have never...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,789
Posted By Gadget Man
Thanks for your final thoughts, thats a great way...

Thanks for your final thoughts, thats a great way to end an awesome ride report.
Hearing what works and what doesn't is a big help for us who are still in the planning stages of a long distance ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-08-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,402
Posted By Gadget Man
You Guys are Awesome. I just read this entire...

You Guys are Awesome.
I just read this entire story and now something is wrong with my computer screen its all blurry and my eyes are watery...:D

I can't believe someone would leave a dog out in...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,081
Posted By Gadget Man
Wow Guys, I didn't even know that there was such...

Wow Guys, I didn't even know that there was such a thing as the Ijet.
I have played music into my new bluetooth helmet from my I-phone but it was hard to adjust the volume or turn it on/off.
I...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,760
Posted By Gadget Man
I guess the one thing to remember is that the...

I guess the one thing to remember is that the Rokon is a 2-wheeled ATV.
Unlike a 4-Wheeler, when you get in the rough stuff you are constantly putting your foot down for balance almost walking your...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 42,317
Posted By Gadget Man
Great ride report. nice pictures. I love the...

Great ride report. nice pictures.
I love the Alaska Ride Reports, I hope to make this trip some-year.

The tire story blows my mind.
I would have thrown the F-ing thing in the ditch and never...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,760
Posted By Gadget Man
I bought a 2006 Trailbreaker model brand new. I...

I bought a 2006 Trailbreaker model brand new. I used it for deer hunting every fall in Northern Minnesota. It was great to ride out to my tree stand.
I had a tote box mounted on the back, a soft...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,789
Posted By Gadget Man
So far, so good. I'll be following along on...

So far, so good.
I'll be following along on this ride report. This is a Bucket List ride for my brother and I. July of 2016 is our "penciled in departure date" if all goes well.
I'll be taking...
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Gadget Man
Hey, you'll make a fortune if you just... follow...

Hey, you'll make a fortune if you just... follow all the rules and get all your permits filed and inspections done ahead of time...You can't just drive a food truck to Sturgis and park it somewhere. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,081
Posted By Gadget Man
Great ideas. My tank bag is an old fanny...

Great ideas.

My tank bag is an old fanny pack, I cut the waist band and sewed on some velcro so I can loop it around the crash bars on my V-Strom. Its perfect for the camera, sunglasses and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 83,724
Posted By Gadget Man
Papa The new rig looks great, but explain the...

Papa
The new rig looks great, but explain the big rear bumper...?
Is it hollow to carry water or could it be an air tank, or a place to carry fishing poles or awning poles...?

Then why the huge...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,672
Posted By Gadget Man
I like the idea of using a smooth rock or marble...

I like the idea of using a smooth rock or marble inside the tent to wrap around and tie off on, that way I can experiment a couple times to find the exact location before I do anything permanent. ...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 14,672
Posted By Gadget Man
This is all great information, Thanks. I've...

This is all great information, Thanks.
I've read this entire thread twice, because a cot is the next piece of gear I'm going to purchase.
I'm a side or front sleeper and even my Thermarest...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,884
Posted By Gadget Man
Paper Great looking bike. Looks to be the best...

Paper
Great looking bike. Looks to be the best of both worlds.
Forgive my ignorance, is that the new seat or the 75 mile model?

Gadget Man
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,884
Posted By Gadget Man
Paper, New toy....? Tell us more... ...

Paper,
New toy....?
Tell us more...

Gadget Man.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 83,724
Posted By Gadget Man
Papa Thanks for the update, glad to see...

Papa

Thanks for the update, glad to see things are "rolling" forward. :clap
Its hard to think of camping now here in Minnesota with 12 inches of snow on the ground. I may have to look at one of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,851
Posted By Gadget Man
I also watched the Netflix story on Picher OK. It...

I also watched the Netflix story on Picher OK. It is sad.
I thought it would be interesting to go visit someday. After reading your RR I sort of feel like I was there. I think I'll cross this one...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-21-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 83,724
Posted By Gadget Man
Papa. You look like a new man. Not the...

Papa.


You look like a new man. Not the same guy that was in the on-line videos.
Congratulations!!


Keep us all informed as things move forward.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 24,270
Posted By Gadget Man
Paper I knew you would know who I was...

Paper

I knew you would know who I was talking about.
Thanks for the Stalker contact info complete with photos.
I will pass all this on to my Brother so he can get in touch with Ernie and spend...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 24,270
Posted By Gadget Man
Ok Guys, Its test your memory time... But I'm...

Ok Guys, Its test your memory time...
But I'm sure someone will know.

I'm trying to remember the name of the Vendor who was at the rally selling aluminum parts and other misc things. He was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By Gadget Man
Paper Thanks for the reply. From your pic,...

Paper
Thanks for the reply.
From your pic, it looks like our UQ's are identical. (poncho liner)
One of my biggest problems is that I have nowhere in my yard to practice hanging. I have these huge...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,722
Posted By Gadget Man
Hey Paper. We met at the BMW Rally last May...

Hey Paper.

We met at the BMW Rally last May in Money Creek. You were hanging and I was on the ground.
I have 2 homemade hammocks, one single layer and one double layer. The double layer is so I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 83,724
Posted By Gadget Man
PapaYolk I have followed this thread from...

PapaYolk

I have followed this thread from the very beginning someday hopping to find a link to where I could purchase the plans or a finished model. I cant imagine your disappointment when...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-28-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,978
Views: 250,497
Posted By Gadget Man
Nice job guys, great work. I used to own a 2006...

Nice job guys, great work.
I used to own a 2006 Rokon Trailbreaker, it was an awesome machine.
It's perfect for trail maintenance. I used mine almost exclusively for deer hunting in northern...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,884
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: 556
Views: 24,270
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: 1,488
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: 265
Views: 64,984
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: 265
Views: 64,984
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: 915
Views: 502,151
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: 1,008
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: 4
Views: 2,568
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: 896
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: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,021
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: 265
Views: 64,984
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: 55,455
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: 1,793
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: 3,766
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: 3,978
Views: 250,497
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: 3,978
Views: 250,497
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.
...
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