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Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
They keep the wind off your hands when its cold.

They keep the wind off your hands when its cold.
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
To get the maximum stopping power without locking...

To get the maximum stopping power without locking up the rear wheel, you would need to know every different road surface just by looking at it, since your tire would lose its grip at different points...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-01-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,650
Posted By theloop
I would be good for the 7th or 14th.

I would be good for the 7th or 14th.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 406,238
Posted By theloop
I think it around 18 pounds, they sell for...

I think it around 18 pounds, they sell for somewhere around $140 but I got a deal on a couple of store returns for $120 for two of them. It does over hang my side cases by a few inches on each side....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,709
Views: 406,238
Posted By theloop
Northern Michigan. ...

Northern Michigan.

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j177/fleetdad/DSCI0562_zps81c60cd6.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,674
Posted By theloop
Camping in Northern Michigan, a 822 mile 3 day...

Camping in Northern Michigan, a 822 mile 3 day weekend.

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j177/fleetdad/DSCI0562_zps81c60cd6.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
If your worried about 34 pounds, I would suggest...

If your worried about 34 pounds, I would suggest you never carry a passenger. Plus the one you are giving the spec for is not the one I have. Look at the link below for the model I have.

...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
Kamp rite tent cot. http://kamprite.com/

Kamp rite tent cot.

http://kamprite.com/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
2-up and super slab I would choose the NC700x,...

2-up and super slab I would choose the NC700x, but my wife don't ride, and I don't enjoy the slab, so I went with the lighter CB500x. That, and sitting on the CB just felt better to me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I am more than happy with it, that is just not...

I am more than happy with it, that is just not the riding I normally do, but I am not complaining.:gerg
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
I just did a 3 day 822.1 mile 3 day weekend with...

I just did a 3 day 822.1 mile 3 day weekend with my CB500x and averaged around 65 mpg with the bike loaded up with camping gear. Pretty much all 2 lane roads with no super slab. I would not trade...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I was impressed with the KLR, MikeB's scooter,...

I was impressed with the KLR, MikeB's scooter, and the DZ carving up M22.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-25-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
It's the CB500x, the NC700x little brother. It's...

It's the CB500x, the NC700x little brother. It's a fun little bike that is good for back roads touring. It was way out of its element trying to keep up the rocket gang on saturday:cry
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 2,492,285
Posted By theloop
Its on the bike in the first picture, they are...

Its on the bike in the first picture, they are big and heavy, but comfortable to sleep in. I have the older model with lots of screens. My side cases are almost 34" wide, and the tent cot in the...
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6,323
Views: 2,492,285
Posted By theloop
In the driveway ready for the trip. ...

In the driveway ready for the trip.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j177/fleetdad/DSCI0554_zpsa885bb79.jpg

At the campgrounds.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Them are some nice pictures Tom. It was great...

Them are some nice pictures Tom. It was great meeting you, and thanks for leading the way to the campgrounds from Midland. I think that I only took about ten pictures from the trip, but next year I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I almost forgot, 822.1 miles for me from when I...

I almost forgot, 822.1 miles for me from when I left Friday until I pulled back into the driveway today. I called my wife this morning to let her know I would arrive back home around 5:00pm, and I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-24-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I would like to tank Rob (AKA Michael Phelps) for...

I would like to tank Rob (AKA Michael Phelps) for putting together a great weekend.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j177/fleetdad/DSCI0561_zps9b00d15e.jpg

The roads were great.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Got it, thanks. I will keep you informed on my...

Got it, thanks. I will keep you informed on my progress during my ride up in the morning.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Tom, did you get my message? Mike.

Tom, did you get my message?

Mike.
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
Looks photo shopped to me, something about how...

Looks photo shopped to me, something about how the plastic at the bottom of the windscreen where it meets the headlight does not look right. Also where the radiator s plastic goes back to the tank...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 13,650
Posted By theloop
Also interested in the date.

Also interested in the date.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-20-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I hope one of them taps are for schnapps:D

I hope one of them taps are for schnapps:D
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 42,647
Posted By theloop
There may not be a XTZ in the works. If Yamaha...

There may not be a XTZ in the works. If Yamaha is coming out with the new TDM (MT-09x or FZ-09x) they may not be making another lighter weight Tenere type bike, they already have a 660 Tenere they...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
I think it looks more like a Tenere little...

I think it looks more like a Tenere little brother than a FJR little brother.

http://www.motociclismo.it/cache/articoli/5/9/4/20/081114-2015-yamaha-tdm-09-design-trademark-03.jpg_650.jpg

...
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
Need to find out from majorpayne if this dealer...

Need to find out from majorpayne if this dealer tacks on the BS fee's. Like the $310 destination fee, assembly and prep. ect. Then we could say if it's a good deal or not.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Will we have electricity on our sites? Need to...

Will we have electricity on our sites? Need to keep cell phone and tablet charged.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
If this bike comes in at $8,999, would it be...

If this bike comes in at $8,999, would it be considered the poor mans flop when compared to the other two flops.:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
Reminds me of my windshield after I sprayed it...

Reminds me of my windshield after I sprayed it with plasti-dip.

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j177/fleetdad/DSCI0538_zps10c560aa.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
Is it the same thing they did with the FZ6? Did...

Is it the same thing they did with the FZ6? Did they put a larger tank on the FZ6? Did they change the front end to make it taller, along with everything elase from the tank back? Did they increase...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
Hey peep, you spelled Yamaha backwards.:D

Hey peep, you spelled Yamaha backwards.:D
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 21,310
Posted By theloop
BigBoPeep, can you superimpose the new model with...

BigBoPeep, can you superimpose the new model with the FZ-09? If there is no more leg room for touring, than why build it?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Sounds good to me. I looked at google maps and...

Sounds good to me. I looked at google maps and it looks like Marion is about 3 hours to Waterford on the slab. My plan was to stay off the slab from Waterford to Interlochen, on google map the...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
Set it up like this and tour away. ...

Set it up like this and tour away.

http://www.fz09.org/forum/attachments/4056-more-accessories-including-center-stand-touring-fz.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,474
Views: 780,279
Posted By theloop
Just installed a set of moto werk bar risers, I...

Just installed a set of moto werk bar risers, I think that I am going to like these for comfort on longer rides, it makes it easier to stand on the pegs and stretch out while riding.

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Dunkin Donuts or Tim Hortons? I could give you a...

Dunkin Donuts or Tim Hortons? I could give you a address for either in Waterford for a meeting spot. Just keep in mind that you will be riding with someone in their mid fifties, and not a speed...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
I could be meeting Magna4ever (Tom) around...

I could be meeting Magna4ever (Tom) around Midland Michigan, you could meet up with me, but I'm leaving around 9am from Waterford Michigan (near Pontiac) so you would have to leave pretty early to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
What time do you get off of work? I was going to...

What time do you get off of work? I was going to leave Waterford somewhere around 9:00 am, taking my time it would put me in your area around 12:30, give or take 30 minutes or so.

Mike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-08-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
So we don't have to pay in advance? Just show up...

So we don't have to pay in advance? Just show up and pay, and give them your name and forum name?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 29,527
Posted By theloop
Just a suggestion for the street group ride on...

Just a suggestion for the street group ride on the 23rd. Do the long ride up to Boyne city first (early in the ride, take your breaks later along the shoreline)then do the ride counter clickwise,...
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